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Letter to the Editor: Promises and Results

Tuesday, August 19, 2014 @ 12:08 AM

Posted by exploreClarion

Barack Obama’s promises and the results.

Promises by Barack Obama:

-I will go over the federal budget “line by line” to weed out waste and corruption and would thereby save so much money that it would go a long way to balance the budget.
-“When there’s a bill that ends up on my desk as president, you the public will have five days to look online and find out what’s in it before I sign it, so that you know what your government’s doing,”

-In the coming weeks, I will be announcing the elimination of dozens of government programs shown to be wasteful or ineffective. In this effort, there will be no sacred cows, and no pet projects.
-We need transparency in government to cross political lines to be Bi-partisan.
-We need televised debates.
-We need to reduce this “unpatriotic” debt.
-I will eliminate lobbyists in my administration.
-I will take action against earmarks, earmarks would be banned from any stimulus bill that I sign into law.
-I promise to “thin the ranks of Washington middle managers, freeing up resources both for deficit reduction and for increasing the number of frontline workers.”
-I will reset relations with Russia. I will get us friendly relations with this immensely important country.
-I will sit down with leaders and bring peace to the Middle East. I will create a new, peaceful, productive relationship with Iran.
-Under my plan of Cap & Trade electricity rates would necessarily skyrocket.
-I cannot guarantee that it is going to be in the first 100 days. But, what I can guarantee is that we will have – in the first year – an immigration bill that I strongly support.
-If someone wants to build a new coal-fired power plant they can, but it will bankrupt them because they will be charged a huge sum for all the greenhouse gas that’s being emitted.
-In Afghanistan, he attended an event with the troops The United States of America does not quit once it starts on something. You don’t quit. The American Armed Services does not quit, we keep at it, we persevere and together with our partners, we will prevail.
-I will Fundamentally Transform America.


-32+ Czars.
-Forcing Rick Wagoner, the chairman and CEO of General Motors, to step down.
-Bailing out the top execs/Unions at GM while leaving stockholders high and dry.
-36 Tax payer funded Green Energy company failures.
-The stimulus failed miserably.
-Socializing of Healthcare, banks and policies.
-Inflation (see), critical goods like food and gasoline.
-Food stamp usage increased 45.5 percent.
-Apology Tour.
-Failure to pass budgets ( ie.sequester).
-National debt 2008 9 trillion, today 17.7 trillion
-Poor Job prospects.
-Housing ?
-Race relations tension (Racism) is highest in 40+ years.
-My Brother’s keeper.
-Treyvon Martin, Professor Henry Louis Gates Jr, (sticking his opinion into other people’s business).
-George Soro’s, Rev Wright, Bill Ayers……
-Rail road of the Keystone Pipe line.
-Lack of Transparency in government.
-Partisan passage of A.C.A. Behind closed doors
-If you like your Doctor, you can keep your Doctor…
-Illegal Recess appointments, changes to the A.C.A.
-Select obamacare waivers.
-Agenda 21.
-Things he knew Nothing about until he found out thru the press…..Fast & furious, NSA, Benghazi, I.R.S, A.P. (James Rosen) Veterans Administration.
-You DID NOT build that….
-No Status of Forces agreement with Iraq. (“The American Armed Services does not quit”)
-Releasing known Terrorists from Guantanamo Bay so, how is that working out with ISIS in Iraq….
-Bergdahl trade for five known terrorists.
-Negotiates with the Taliban but, not the US Congress.
-“If you actually took the number of Muslims Americans, we’d be one of the largest Muslim countries in the world.” b.h.o.
-Aiding our Enemies in Syria.
-Muslim brotherhood in D.H.S.
-Killing American’s without due process versus waterboarding known Terrorists.
-Cut missile defense shield.
-How are the relations with Russia thing, working out with Ukraine & Crimea ?
-ISIS a JV Team…
-How is the Peace in the Middle East….
-Just, how is that immigration bill working out ?
-Obama says “the border fence is ‘now basically complete”.
-Did I mention BENGHAZI…….?

By Chuck Schettler

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