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Anonymous asked in Politics & GovernmentPolitics · 1 decade ago

Which of these so few election promises will Obama keep?

Improve options for displaced workers

Help community and small business development agencies

Improve rural schools and availability of doctors

Help organic farmers and promote regional food systems

Give new farmers tax incentives

Provide farmers capital and help rural small businesses

Create rural revitalization program

Improve high school graduation rates

Double the number of high school students taking college level courses

Double charter school funding

Include more technology in public schools

Provide tuition assistance to students who perform community service

Recruit teachers and principals

Recruit science and technology teachers

Provide pay raises for teachers and principals

Pay tuition for students going into teaching

Increase Head Start and Early Start

Create Classroom Corps

Double funding for after-school programs

Improve No Child Left Behind

Lower dropout rate

Provide incentives for rural teachers

Increase assistance to land-grant colleges

End American dependence on foreign oil in ten years

Increase number of plug-in hybrid cars

Double renewable energy within four years

Reduce electricity demand by 15 percent in ten years

Cap carbon emissions

Create new green-collar jobs

Help U.S. automaker adapt

Reduce oil consumption

Help manufacturers go green

Double clean-energy funding

Create Green Jobs Corps

Invest $10 billion per year in clean technologies fund

Increase money for low-carbon coal technologies

Push cellulosic ethanol

Create energy-efficiency grant program

Provide universal health care

Spend $10 billion a year on implementing electronic health system

Expand nurse-family partnership program

Help individuals purchase private health insurance

Expand eligibility for Medicaid and SCHIP

Address women's health issues

Establish loan forgiveness program for rural doctors and nurses

Help homeowners

Create an affordable-housing trust

Protect New Orleans

Invest $60 billion in infrastructure

Invest in rural infrastructure

Invest $1 billion in transitional jobs programs

Provide every American broadband access

Expand high-speed Internet access in rural area

Support a global education fund

Increase funding to train police to gather intelligence

Expand Army and Marine Corps

Provide soldiers with necessary equipment

Target every source of fear in the Americas

Create information declassification center

Ensure military has enough training

Strengthen civilian agencies

Give National Guard appropriate equipment, rest

Create international anti-terrorism network

Make cyber-security a federal priority

Update Veterans Affairs hospital system

Ensure all veterans are covered

Ensure adequate number of VA clinics

Increase housing assistance

Fully fund VA

Improve military's mental health screening and care

Improve care for various injuries and women's health through VA

Reverse 2003 ban on enrolling low-income veterans

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for added details of each promise see the link

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  • 1 decade ago
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    I'm gonna go with 0%. He'll hopefully end up being alot more center right than advertised.

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  • 1 decade ago

    This is a huge list, but there is no reason to believe that Obama will fail to address any of these issues while in office. Keep in mind that the implementation of these goals and promises sits on the shoulders of Congress. Much of what is on this list has been presented to our lawmakers in the past, and typically shot down by our Republican senators and representatives.

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  • 4 years ago

    He will continue to drop unless he can pull a rabbit out of his hat. He run his mouth for 2 years lying to get elected, now he cant produce. You will still have the Obama-lovers, who would vote for him if he started doing cocaine on the teleprompter.

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  • 1 decade ago

    I don't like Obama, but if he can bring about 100% of this list, I too will vote for him in 2012.

    100%

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  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    Target every source of fear in the Americas - wow, people who fear spiders or midgets are in luck!

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  • 1 decade ago

    a lot of those are pretty vague, it's not whether he will do them it's the extent to which they are emphasized in his presidency

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  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    NONE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    like i said before: he is a liar!

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