posted on Oct, 10 2009 @ 04:14 PM
Let us look at the flips so far...
He flipped on using public funding for his campaign. He flipped on mandating health coverage. He half flipped on single payer.
He lied about taxing people for not having healthcare by calling it a fine. He lied about other taxes by calling them a "mandate."
He lied about an Illinois man dying because of delayed treatment.
He lied about not wanting to take over industries. The American gov't effectively owns two of our major car manufacturers and several banks.
He lied about insurance company's making "record profits."
He lied about the amount of untouched lands that oil companies have.
He also lied about the time table for ending war in Iraq.
He repeatedly changes the close date for gitmo.
He continues to lie about his previous support for single payer health care.
He has previously lied by saying cap and trade will not effect energy cost.
He has lied about the number of jobs created or saved by th stimulus bill.
He has kept a lot of promise, but he has also told a lot of lies. He has offered up some things like cash for clunkers and first time home buyer's
credits. Which seem great untill you look at the increased spending they create. It sucks even worse whenn you see that it is only trying to prop up
an old system based on creating debt to float the economy.
If you look at the small business loan "incentives" they were for a limited time only. So does that count as only kinda keeping a promise?
The foreclosure help did help a lot of people. However, since mortgage companies were not required to participate some people were unable to take
part. According to the AP; " The Obama administration's effort to help homeowners avoid foreclosure may not achieve its goal of helping 3 million to
4 million borrowers and may simply delay mortgage defaults for many, a government watchdog group says." The plan so far has helped roughly 500,000 or
about 12.5% of those the revised numbers expected to help. He kept his promise, but how well did he keep it? It seems like the 9 million he claimed it
would help originally was a bit of an overestimate.
As far as I can tell he kept his word on the credit card bill of rights. I do think that it will help millions of people. He should be applauded for
I will look through this list more and add more of my own research as time passes.