Monday, September 7, 2009

Broken Promises



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"The biggest problems that we're facing right now have to do with George Bush trying to bring more and more power into the executive branch and not go through Congress at all. And that's what I intend to reverse when I'm president of the United States."
-Sen. Barack Obama, March 31, 2008


Despite Obama's campaign promise, his ever growing list of self-appointed "Czars" speaks volumes about his chosen path to "fundamentally change" America. The list had hit 40, but the resignation of Van Jones over the Labor Day weekend has reduced the "shadow government" of this administration to a mere 39. Meanwhile, Cabinet positions go unfilled as he circumvents system of "checks and balances" created by our founding fathers.

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I wonder how many other promises have already been broken in the nine months that he has been in office. I can name more than I have fingers for, but I invite my readers to rant a little, too. In the comment section, document a campaign promise. I doubt that you'll need to tell us how the promise was broken, but you are welcome to do so!

7 comments:

  1. TAX ON ELDERLY:
    "We will eliminate all income taxation of seniors making less than $50,000 per year."
    So far, it wasn't in budget, wasn't in stimulus, and isn't mentioned anymore!

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  2. TRANSPARENCY
    The Obama administration claimed it will be "the most open and transparent in history."
    Too many lies to count!

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  3. 5 day rule (similar to 5 second rule?)
    He said he would wait 5 days after a law is passed to sign it, but he's done several. One was for that old lady that didn't get paid enough a few decades ago.

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  4. 5 DAY RULE:
    Hey! He signed our futures away and our children's and our grandchildren's in 1 day! That thing called the stimulus bill!

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  5. DEBATE ON TV (FROM THE PERSISTANT CONSERVATIVE)

    Why is Obama NOT fullfilling his campaign promise to provide public debate on C-Span for all major legislation? Had Obama gotten his way, health care reform would have passed two months ago. There has been no C-Span debate for the public to view and comment on. Why?

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  6. Some broken promises, some plain screw-ups.

    Submitted By Robert of San Jose

    1. Offended the Queen of England.
    2. Bowed to the King of Saudi Arabia.
    3. Praised the Marxist Daniel Ortega.
    4. Kissed Socialist Hugo Chavez on the cheek.
    5. Endorsed the Socialist Evo Morales of Bolivia.
    6. Sided with Hugo Chavez and Communist Fidel Castro against Honduras.
    7. Announced we would meet with Iranians with no pre-conditions while they’re building their nuclear weapons.
    8. Gave away billions to the FED and AIG without pre-conditions.
    9. Expanded the bailouts.
    10. Insulted everyone who has ever loved a Special Olympian.
    11. Quadrupled (!) our national debt.
    (Clinton $280,000,000,000
    Bush $480,000,000,000
    BO ~$2,000, 000,000,000 !!!)
    12. Announced the termination of our new missile defense system the day after North Korea launched an ICBM.
    13. Released information on U.S. Intelligence gathering despite urgings of his own CIA director and the prior four CIA directors.
    14. Accepted without comment that five of his cabinet members cheated on their taxes and two other nominees withdrew after they couldn’t take the heat.
    15. Appointed a Homeland Security Chief who identified military veterans and abortion opponents as “dangers to the nation.”
    16. Ordered that the word “terrorism” no longer be used and instead refers to such acts as “man made disasters.”
    17. Circled the globe to publicly apologize for America’s world leadership.
    18. Told the Mexican president that the violence in their country was because of us.
    19. Politicized the 2010 census by moving it into the White House from the Department of Commerce.
    20. Appointed as Attorney General the man who orchestrated the forced removal and expulsion to Cuba of a 9-year-old whose mother died trying to bring him to freedom in the United States.
    21. Salutes as heroes three Navy SEALS who took down three terrorists who threatened one American life and the next day announces members of the Bush administration may stand trial for “torturing” three 9/11 terrorists by pouring water up their noses.
    22. Low altitude photo shoot of Air Force One over New York City that frightened thousands of New Yorkers.
    23. Sent his National Defense Advisor to Europe to assure them that the US will no longer treat Israel in a special manner and they might be on their own with the Muslims.
    24. Praised Jimmy Carter’s trip to Gaza where he sided with terrorist Hamas against Israel.
    25. Nationalized General Motors and Chrysler while turning shareholder control over to the unions and freezing out retired investors who owned their bonds. Committed unlimited taxpayer billions in the process.
    26. Passed a huge energy tax in the House that will make American industry even less competitive while costing homeowners thousands per year.
    27. Announced nationalized health care “reform” that will strip seniors of their Medicare, cut pay of physicians, increase taxes yet another $1 trillion, and put everyone on rationed care with government bureaucrats deciding who gets care and who doesn’t

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  7. sure sure. YouRe an ignorant fool and all of your RW buddies muddle in the same filth.

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