The Obama Documentary Tells the Truth About Our President

It’s no secret that I love my President. President Obama’s accomplishments have been unrecognized by many who simply want to sully his name. His opponents are more interested in defeating him than helping Americans. And so the divide grows, turning America into a red and blue chasm.

Obama’s opponents are slow to give him credit but easily place blame. They have a lot of lies to tell and even more hateful words. But there is no denying that our President has had a positive impact on our country.

Let us not underestimate what Obama has accomplished. Do the following names ring a bell?

These are all examples of Obama's work. Obama has affected change in all facets of Americans' lives -- the economy, the auto industry, health care, student loans, air quality, children's health, education, foreign relations. The list continues. To say this President has done more harm than good is simply false and spoken with more emotional rhetoric than hard facts.

The Obama campaign’s recent 17-minute documentary style film will be quick to be called propaganda by some. I see it as a truthful depiction of his accomplishments.

His naysayers will not embrace or applaud what he has done, even if those actions help them. The dissenting opinion is against the man, not his actions, and no amount of storytelling will change that. I appreciate that the film is shot with a cast of characters speaking directly to the camera and not a series of speech sound bites woven together to spin a tale.

The film is professional without being glitzy. I can appreciate the difficult, and sometimes unpopular, decisions that our President has made. The film opened my eyes to his contributions, not just his character.

When I watched the short film I found myself in awe at what our President has done in his first term, despite the climate in which he took office. The film gives kudos to a presidency worth applauding, but the message will be lost on those audiences whose opinions need to be swayed. And that is simply unfortunate.

This post is part of a weekly conversation with our 5 Moms Matter 2012 political bloggers.  To see the original question and what the other writers have to say, read The Road We've Traveled': What Do You Think of Obama's New Video?


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Destiny Hall Lewis

Oh she is very serious WhipperWhirl... Scary isn't it...?

turna... turnandburn04

Wow, we are in serious trouble if you all are so brainwashed and glamoured to think that obama is anything but the hypothetical antichrist, he is at war with anything that is right and good including jobs, freedom, right to protect ourselves and our families, women, babies, marriage, and religious freedoms, and the list goes on. If obama is elected for another term it will truly show how STUPID the american people have become in such a short amount of time, so I really hope you all can pull your heads out of obamas cloud of lies and see him for the hitler that he really is before it is too late to recover.

JAFE JAFE

I think I just threw up in my mouth! I hope you didn't get paid to write this. What a load of POPPYCOCK!

KWnav... KWnavywife

Wow....you are brainwashed in a major way......

PonyC... PonyChaser

She has a point, you know.  Obama has done a FANTASTIC job... If you wish to ignore the Constitution and turn our formerly freedom-loving country into some sort of Socialistic, possibly Marxist civilization.

nonmember avatar JenInNC

"Wow, we are in serious trouble if you all are so brainwashed and glamoured to think that obama is anything but the hypothetical antichrist, he is at war with anything that is right and good including jobs, freedom, right to protect ourselves and our families, women, babies, marriage, and religious freedoms, and the list goes on. If obama is elected for another term it will truly show how STUPID the american people have become in such a short amount of time, so I really hope you all can pull your heads out of obamas cloud of lies and see him for the hitler that he really is before it is too late to recover."

Not sure if this is more sad or scary.

Anyway, he'll be reelected.

Tracey Plummer

I can only pray that he won't be re-elected. Am I thrilled with the republican candidates? Not really, but any one of them would be better than President Obama.

Tracey Plummer

PonyChaser, you are right! I always wanted to be a Marxist!!!!! Thanks for pointing that out!

jasmi... jasmineg86

one question to the commenters:


if obama is the one responsible for limiting my freedoms- why are only the republican candidates talking about limiting my access to legal activities like abortion, birth control, marriage, etc? for a party committed to less government, its confusing to see so many so riled up to have the government tell me what i'm NOT going to do.


i'm really serious with this- explain it to me like i'm a 3rd grader, less i be accused of being stupid again.


thanks in advance to anyone that can make this logical for me.

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