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Is Barack Obama under the thumb of the New World Order?

  1. JeniferD profile image61
    JeniferDposted 6 years ago

    Any thoughts about Obama's back-pedaling on any bills to bring back American jobs?

    1. JON EWALL profile image52
      JON EWALLposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      The people are beginning to see who the real Obama is and where he is taking our country.
      Obama believes that he is the CEO of the world , forgetting that the people elected him president of the US.
      His inexperience radical actions become more and more in the open.Without a teleprompter he does stutter a lot.
      Where are the jobs he and this congress promised?
      Wake up America we are heading for a disaster.

      1. omi saide profile image60
        omi saideposted 6 years ago in reply to this

        We been heading for a disaster since 1980's. Obama ain't the scapegoat here. He do what he is told to do. Did you not see who elected him for Nobel Peace Prize. Look behind the scene, dude. Thats right America wake up!

  2. Sab Oh profile image59
    Sab Ohposted 6 years ago

    I really wish people would stop using phrases like "wake up" or "open your eyes!" when they really mean "AGREE WITH ME!"

    1. JON EWALL profile image52
      JON EWALLposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      62Sab Oh
      If that phrase offends you, for a time being I will avoid using it.

      When i write a hub,I am not looking for anyone to agree with me.
      Just trying to let my hair down and tell it the way it is as i know  it.
      If I'm wrong or err in my hub, please feel free to correct me at anytime.

      Keep hubbing, enjoy the spirit of the freedom of speech.

    2. omi saide profile image60
      omi saideposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      And you are right!

  3. Friendlyword profile image60
    Friendlywordposted 6 years ago

    Hi Jon This one is just for you. Sorry it's so long.  It's a list of Barack Obamas' accomplishments since becoming President. A reply on the accuracy of this list would be greatly appreciated.

    Robert P. Watson, Ph.D. Coordinator of American Studies
    Lynn University

    I am always being asked to grade Obama's presidency. In place of offering him a grade, I put together a list of his accomplishments thus far. I think you would agree that it is very impressive. His first six months have been even more active than FDRs or LBJs the two standards for such assessments. Yet, there is little media attention given to much of what he has done. Of late, the media is focusing almost exclusively on Obama's critics, without holding them responsible for the uncivil, unconstructive tone of their disagreements or without holding the previous administration responsible for getting us in such a deep hole. The misinformation and venom that now passes for political reporting and civic debate is beyond description.

    As such, there is a need to set the record straight. What most impresses me is the fact that Obama has accomplished so much not from a heavy-handed or top-down approach but from a style that has institutionalized efforts to reach across the aisle, encourage vigorous debate, and utilize town halls and panels of experts in the policy-making process. Beyond the accomplishments, the process is good for democracy and our democratic processes have been battered and bruised in recent years.

    Let me know if I missed anything in the list (surely I did).

    1. Ordered all federal agencies to undertake a study and make recommendations for ways to cut spending
    2. Ordered a review of all federal operations to identify and cut wasteful spending and practices
    3. Instituted enforcement for equal pay for women
    4. Beginning the withdrawal of US troops from Iraq
    5. Families of fallen soldiers have expenses covered to be on hand when the body arrives at Dover AFB
    6. Ended media blackout on war casualties; reporting full information
    7. Ended media blackout on covering the return of fallen soldiers to Dover AFB; the media is now permitted to do so pending adherence to respectful rules and approval of fallen soldier's family
    8. The White House and federal government are respecting the Freedom of Information Act
    9. Instructed all federal agencies to promote openness and transparency as much as possible
    10. Limits on lobbyist's access to the White House
    11. Limits on White House aides working for lobbyists after their tenure in the administration
    12. Ended the previous stop-loss policy that kept soldiers in Iraq/Afghanistan longer than their enlistment date
    13. Phasing out the expensive F-22 war plane and other outdated weapons systems, which weren't even used or needed in Iraq/Afghanistan
    14. Removed restrictions on embryonic stem-cell research
    15. Federal support for stem-cell and new biomedical research
    16. New federal funding for science and research labs
    17. States are permitted to enact federal fuel efficiency standards above federal standards
    18. Increased infrastructure spending (roads, bridges, power plants) after years of neglect
    19. Funds for high-speed, broadband Internet access to K-12 schools
    20. New funds for school construction
    21. The prison at Guantanamo Bay is being phased out
    22. US Auto industry rescue plan
    23. Housing rescue plan
    24. $789 billion economic stimulus plan
    25. The public can meet with federal housing insurers to refinance (the new plan can be completed in one day) a mortgage if they are having trouble paying
    26. US financial and banking rescue plan
    27. The secret detention facilities in Eastern Europe and elsewhere are being closed
    28. Ended the previous policy; the US now has a no torture policy and is in compliance with the Geneva Convention standards
    29. Better body armor is now being provided to our troops
    30. The missile defense program is being cut by $1.4 billion in 2010
    31. Restarted the nuclear nonproliferation talks and building back up the nuclear inspection infrastructure/protocols
    32. Reengaged in the treaties/agreements to protect the Antarctic
    33. Reengaged in the agreements/talks on global warming and greenhouse gas emissions
    34. Visited more countries and met with more world leaders than any president in his first six months in office
    35. Successful release of US captain held by Somali pirates; authorized the SEALS to do their job
    36. US Navy increasing patrols off Somali coast
    37. Attractive tax write-offs for those who buy hybrid automobiles
    38. Cash for clunkers program offers vouchers to trade in fuel inefficient, polluting old cars for new cars; stimulated auto sales
    39. Announced plans to purchase fuel efficient American-made fleet for the federal government
    40. Expanded the SCHIP program to cover health care for 4 million more children
    41. Signed national service legislation; expanded national youth service program
    42. Instituted a new policy on Cuba , allowing Cuban families to return home to visit loved ones
    43. Ended the previous policy of not regulating and labeling carbon dioxide emissions
    44. Expanding vaccination programs
    45. Immediate and efficient response to the floods in North Dakota and other natural disasters
    46. Closed offshore tax safe havens
    47. Negotiated deal with Swiss banks to permit US government to gain access to records of tax evaders and criminals
    48. Ended the previous policy of offering tax benefits to corporations who outsource American jobs; the new policy is to promote in-sourcing to bring jobs back
    49.. Ended the previous practice of protecting credit card companies; in place of it are new consumer protections from credit card industry's predatory practices
    50. Energy producing plants must begin preparing to produce 15% of their energy from renewable sources
    51. Lower drug costs for seniors
    52. Ended the previous practice of forbidding Medicare from negotiating with drug manufacturers for cheaper drugs; the federal government is now realizing hundreds of millions in savings
    53. Increasing pay and benefits for military personnel
    54. Improved housing for military personnel
    55. Initiating a new policy to promote federal hiring of military spouses
    56. Improved conditions at Walter Reed Military Hospital and other military hospitals
    57. Increasing student loans
    58. Increasing opportunities in AmeriCorps program
    59. Sent envoys to Middle East and other parts of the world that had been neglected for years; reengaging in multilateral and bilateral talks and diplomacy
    60. Established a new cyber security office
    61. Beginning the process of reforming and restructuring the military 20 years after the Cold War to a more modern fighting force; this includes new procurement policies, increasing size of military, new technology and cyber units and operations, etc.
    62. Ended previous policy of awarding no-bid defense contracts
    63. Ordered a review of hurricane and natural disaster preparedness
    64. Established a National Performance Officer charged with saving the federal government money and making federal operations more efficient
    65. Students struggling to make college loan payments can have their loans refinanced
    66. Improving benefits for veterans
    67. Many more press conferences and town halls and much more media access than previous administration
    68. Instituted a new focus on mortgage fraud
    69. The FDA is now regulating tobacco
    70. Ended previous policy of cutting the FDA and circumventing FDA rules
    71. Ended previous practice of having White House aides rewrite scientific and environmental rules, regulations, and reports
    72. Authorized discussions with North Korea and private mission by Pres. Bill Clinton to secure the release of two Americans held in prisons
    73. Authorized discussions with Myanmar and mission by Sen. Jim Web to secure the release of an American held captive
    74. Making more loans available to small businesses
    75. Established independent commission to make recommendations on slowing the costs of Medicare
    76. Appointment of first Latina to the Supreme Court
    77. Authorized construction/opening of additional health centers to care for veterans
    78. Limited salaries of senior White House aides; cut to $100,000
    79. Renewed loan guarantees for Israel
    80. Changed the failing/status quo military command in Afghanistan
    81. Deployed additional troops to Afghanistan
    82. New Afghan War policy that limits aerial bombing and prioritizes aid, development of infrastructure, diplomacy, and good government practices by Afghans
    83. Announced the long-term development of a national energy grid with renewable sources and cleaner, efficient energy production
    84. Returned money authorized for refurbishment of White House offices and private living quarters
    85. Paid for redecoration of White House living quarters out of his own pocket
    86. Held first Seder in White House
    87. Attempting to reform the nation's healthcare system which is the most expensive in the world yet leaves almost 50 million without health insurance and millions more under insured
    88. Has put the ball in play for comprehensive immigration reform
    89. Has announced his intention to push for energy reform
    90. Has announced his intention to push for education reform.......

    Oh, and he built a swing set for the girls outside the Oval Office
    I think this last accomplishment shows what kind of man we have for a President.

    Compiled by,
    Robert P. Watson, Ph.D. Coordinator of American Studies
    Lynn University "
    Email: rwatson@lynn.edu

  4. Sab Oh profile image59
    Sab Ohposted 6 years ago

    LOL @ "announced intention" & "ordered review"

    Oh, and did he actually build a swing set with his own two hands? I'm sure the White House would have some PR shots of that.

    1. Friendlyword profile image60
      Friendlywordposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      Funny thing...
      You dont look like Jon.

    2. omi saide profile image60
      omi saideposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      Good intentions, sounds great, but will it happen?

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    ryankettposted 6 years ago

    I do not believe in a 'new world order', I believe in a 'forever changing world order'. Of the various conspiracy theories presented to me thus far, many of them actually appeal to me.

    To me, 'New World Order', means extremely wealthy people being worried about losing their wealth. It could also mean 'religions worrying about not retaining their power'. I have no wealth, and no religion, bring it on I say.

    It all boils down to the greedy. People protecting their interests. Oil could have been made redundant by now if the world wasn't full of rich and powerful people with vested interests.

    1. omi saide profile image60
      omi saideposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      Thats it! They like the status quo.

    2. psycheskinner profile image81
      psycheskinnerposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      Indeed.  NWO theories strike me as paranoid and delusional.

  6. Uninvited Writer profile image83
    Uninvited Writerposted 6 years ago
    1. PrettyPanther profile image85
      PrettyPantherposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      I love George Carlin.

      1. omi saide profile image60
        omi saideposted 6 years ago in reply to this

        I love him too. His last movie left me with a powerful message.

  7. Ron Montgomery profile image60
    Ron Montgomeryposted 6 years ago

    Yes, it is a well established fact that the Kenyan-Muslim-Socialist Baby-Killer is under the thumb of the new world order.