Lol!! There's only one year left to put up with him?
Here is a quick list of campaign promises he followed through on
No. 4: Extend child tax credits and marriage-penalty fixes
No. 16: Increase minority access to capital
No. 33: Establish a credit card bill of rights
No. 36: Expand loan programs for small businesses
No. 37: Extend the Bush tax cuts for lower incomes
No. 38: Extend the Bush tax cuts for those making less than $250,000 (couples) or $200,000 (single)
No. 48: Close the “doughnut hole” in Medicare prescription drug plan
No. 51: Require insurance companies to cover pre-existing conditions
No. 53: Give tax credits to those who need help to pay health premiums
No. 55: Require large employers to contribute to a national health plan
No. 56: Require children to have health insurance coverage
No. 57: Expand eligibility for Medicaid
No. 58: Expand eligibility for State Children’s Health Insurance Fund (SCHIP)
No. 63: Require health plans to disclose how much of the premium goes to patient care
No. 65: Establish an independent health institute to provide accurate and objective information
No. 69: In non-competitive markets, force insurers to pay out a reasonable share of their premiums for patient care
No. 70: Eliminate the higher subsidies to Medicare Advantage plans
No. 93: Reinstate executive order to hire an additional 100,000 federal employees with disabilities within five years.
No. 105: Increase the Veterans Administration budget to recruit and retain more mental health
No. 109: Fully fund the Veterans Administration
No. 113: Expand the Veterans Administration’s number of “centers of excellence” in specialty care
No. 121: Fully fund the Violence Against Women Act
No. 125: Direct military leaders to end war in Iraq
No. 126: Begin removing combat brigades from Iraq
No. 132: No permanent bases in Iraq
No. 161: End the abuse of supplemental budgets for war
No. 167: Make U.S. military aid to Pakistan conditional on anti-terror efforts
No. 172: Open “America Houses” in Islamic cities around the globe
No. 182: Allocate Homeland Security funding according to risk
No. 195: Seek verifiable reductions in nuclear stockpiles
No. 196: Extend monitoring and verification provisions of the START I Treaty
No. 197: Stand down nuclear forces to be reduced under the Moscow Treaty
No. 215: Create a rapid response fund for emerging democracies
No. 222: Grant Americans unrestricted rights to visit family and send money to Cuba
No. 225: Establish an Energy Partnership for the Americas
No. 229: Expand the Nurse-Family Partnership to all low-income, first-time mothers
No. 239: Release presidential records
No. 241: Require new hires to sign a form affirming their hiring was not due to political affiliation or contributions.
No. 244: Provide affordable, high-quality child care
No. 247: Recruit math and science degree graduates to the teaching profession
No. 259: Reduce subsidies to private student lenders and protect student borrowers
No. 269: Increase funding for national parks and forests
No. 275: Expand Pell grants for low-income students
No. 290: Push for enactment of Matthew Shepard Act, which expands hate crime law to include sexual orientation and other factors
No. 293: Repeal “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” policy
No. 315: Establish ‘Promise Neighborhoods’ for areas of concentrated poverty
No. 359: Rebuild schools in New Orleans
No. 371: Fund a major expansion of AmeriCorps
No. 411: Work to overturn Ledbetter vs. Goodyear
No. 422: Create new financial regulations
No. 427: Ban lobbyist gifts to executive employees
No. 433: Sign a “universal” health care bill
No. 435: Create new criminal penalties for mortgage fraud
No. 449: Raise fuel economy standards
No. 458: Invest in all types of alternative energy
No. 483: Invest in public transportation
No. 495: Double federal spending for research on clean fuels
No. 500: Increase funding for the Environmental Protection Agency
No. 507: Extend unemployment insurance benefits and temporarily suspend taxes on these benefits
No. 513: Reverse restrictions on stem cell research
Hard to tell all that when you listen to propaganda like fox news and others but do a little research, not hard to find ....Try and get that much from a Republican in there first two years hah, good luck
The thread asks for GOOD things he's done.
I can quickly pick out several of those that are BAD. And many others that are indeterminate, untried, or incomplete.
But, nice try.
Increased funding for national parks and forests by 10%
There is no #1 on that site. Every time you land on the homepage you get something different.
As for the NPS and NFS, they've both been desperately underfunded for years... so what's your point?
Land on that page much?
My point is big whoop. That's about a gnat's eyelash out of the trillions he is burying your children's children's children in. A little bit for the parks while he tries to lock up more state's land.
"Land on that page much?"
"That's about a gnat's eyelash out of the trillions he is burying your children's children's children in."
If you can point me to a pre-01/20/2009 post where you opposed the Bush tax cuts, the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, or TARP, then I'll believe you actually care about the deficit and not just partisanship.
This thread is bound to be a short one!
Unless of course Obama's supporters pop in to insert needles in haystacks....
So what good things has Barack Obama done??
Well since you mentioned national forests. . .
Obama is also trying to make the biggest land grab for the federal government in history. A nice progressive thing to do. Lock it up so we'll have to depend on corn gas and hot air for fuel.
Wait...I'm trying to think of sum-thing...oh God...there must be sum-thing...Oh gosh...I can't think of anything...Surely?
Obama's accomplishments have been listed in these forums many times before.
I hear she found when she dug her garden that the soil was contaminated with heavy metals from the sludge based sh** ...er stuff the Clinton's used to fertilize the grounds with during their tenure.
I wonder how much it cost to remove the tainted earth and replace it with organic top soil so Michelle could have her Petite Trianon.
That's a myth.
http://obamafoodorama.blogspot.com/2009 … media.html
I think Obama is a great father and family man and can serve as a good role model for young black males. Here in the South, many of them lack a positive male role model.
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