Will Barack Obama help us in the US?

US Presidents have a unique position to effect change in their own country and around the world. We have already seen the positive effects of the President's administration, such as saving the US auto industry, capturing Osama bin Laden, stopping the Iraq war, providing a new health care plan for improved access to health care by the people, etc. For a long and comprehensive list of things people think he has done to help the US, see the related questions below.