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Originally posted by nixie_nox
Here are the promises that Obama has kept, that keep getting ignored:
Lily Ledbetter Equal Pay Restoration Act
Create a $10 billion fund to help homeowners refinance or sell their homes. "The Fund will not help speculators, people who bought vacation homes or people who falsely represented their incomes."
Extend and index the temporary fix to the Alternative Minimum Tax that was passed in 2007
Expand eligibility for the Medicaid and SCHIP programs and ensure that these programs continue to serve their critical safety net function
Create a foreclosure prevention fund for homeowners
Direct military leaders to end war in Iraq. Oh he didnt' do it by the date promised. BOO HOOO
That was a mightt big promise to keep. So he didn't do it fast enough. hardly makes him the anti-christ.
Require new hires to sign a form affirming their hiring was not due to political affiliation or contributions.
Support increased funding for the NEA
Remove more brush, small trees and vegetation that fuel wildfires
Appoint at least one Republican to the cabinet
There are more but I think I have made my point.
Reverse restrictions on stem cell research
Then there are those still in the works.....
Create a tax credit of $500 for workers: Compromise.
Repeal the Bush tax cuts for higher incomes: In The Works.
Begin removing combat brigades from Iraq: In The Works.
Close the Guantanamo Bay Detention Center: In The Works.
Create cap and trade system with interim goals to reduce global warming: In The Works.
Create 5 million “green” jobs: In The Works.
Originally posted by degenerate oto
I ask this to anyone who will take a clean ear to listen...
Why on EARTH are you so surprised he didnt jump up and save us all?
Hes a freakin' politician, they lie, cheat, steal, to get elected! I dont
refuse to vote because it wont make a difference, I'm lazy, unpatriotic ect.
I refuse to vote because its all a sham! There is no lesser of two evils for me, its all the same evil called by different names.
Originally posted by nixie_nox
reply to post by jibeho
I am perfectly happy with oppossing views and debating policies. That is fine and what America stands for.
What I have a problem with is just plain bellyaching and assumptions based on bitter resentment and blind partisan disgust.
Don't like the new embryonic stem cell research being reversed? Ok, say so and say why and if you have info to back it up, great.
But he sucks, and his followers suck more, is not. And it has greatly reduced teh quality of conversations that has gone on ats.
How many anti-obama threads have been started with no links, VIABLE links or vids involved? Like this one?
Guess what? I didn't even vote for Obama. I am just trying to get people to start debating with reasonable information again, and stop debating on just pure emotion and baseless reason. Obama is just giving me a platform.