Which of the following accomplishments by Pres. Obama are discredited by Conseratives?

and why?

1. Ordered all federal agencies to undertake a study and make recommendations for ways to cut spending

2. Ordered a review of all federal operations to identify and cut wasteful spending and practices

3. Instituted enforcement for equal pay for women

4. Beginning the withdrawal of US troops from Iraq

5. Families of fallen soldiers have expenses covered to be on hand when the body arrives at Dover AFB

6. Ended media blackout on war casualties; reporting full information

7. Ended media blackout on covering the return of fallen soldiers to Dover AFB; the media is now permitted to do so pending adherence to respectful rules and approval of fallen soldier’s family

8. The White House and federal government are respecting the Freedom of Information Act

9. Instructed all federal agencies to promote openness and transparency as much as possible

10. Limits on lobbyist’s access to the White House

11. Limits on White House aides working for lobbyists after their tenure in the administration

12. Ended the previous stop-loss policy that kept soldiers in Iraq/Afghanistan longer than their enlistment date

13. Phasing out the expensive F-22 war plane and other outdated weapons systems, which weren’t even used or needed in Iraq/Afghanistan

14. Removed restrictions on embryonic stem-cell research

15. Federal support for stem-cell and new biomedical research

16. New federal funding for science and research labs

17. States are permitted to enact federal fuel efficiency standards above federal standards

18. Increased infrastructure spending (roads, bridges, power plants) after years of neglect

19. Funds for high-speed, broadband Internet access to K-12 schools

20. New funds for school construction

21. The prison at Guantanamo Bay is being phased out

22. US Auto industry rescue plan

23. Housing rescue plan

24. $789 billion economic stimulus plan

25. The public can meet with federal housing insurers to refinance (the new plan can be completed in one day) a mortgage if they are having trouble paying

26. US financial and banking rescue plan

27. The secret detention facilities in Eastern Europe and elsewhere are being closed

28. Ended the previous policy; the US now has a no torture policy and is in compliance with the Geneva Convention standards

29. Better body armor is now being provided to our troops

30. The missile defense program is being cut by $1.4 billion in 2010

31. Restarted the nuclear nonproliferation talks and building back up the nuclear inspection infrastructure/protocols

32. Reengaged in the treaties/agreements to protect the Antarctic

33. Reengaged in the agreements/talks on global warming and greenhouse gas emissions

34. Visited more countries and met with more world leaders than any president in his first six months in office

35. Successful release of US captain held by Somali pirates; authorized the SEALS to do their job

36. US Navy increasing patrols off Somali coast

37. Attractive tax write-offs for those who buy hybrid automobiles

38. Cash for clunkers program offers vouchers to trade in fuel inefficient, polluting old cars for new cars; stimulated auto sales

39. Announced plans to purchase fuel efficient American-made fleet for the federal government

40. Expanded the SCHIP program to cover health care for 4 million more children

41. Signed national service legislation; expanded national youth service program

42. Instituted a new policy on Cuba , allowing Cuban families to return home to visit loved ones

43. Ended the previous policy of not regulating and labeling carbon dioxide emissions

44. Expanding vaccination programs

45. Immediate and efficient response to the floods in North Dakota and other natural disasters

46. Closed offshore tax safe havens

47. Negotiated deal with Swiss banks to permit US government to gain access to records of tax evaders and criminals

48. Ended the previous policy of offering tax benefits to corporations who outsource American jobs; the new policy is to promote in-sourcing to bring jobs back

49.. Ended the previous practice of protecting credit card companies; in place of it are new consumer protections from credit card industry’s predatory practices

50. Energy producing plants must begin preparing to produce 15% of their energy from renewable sources

51. Lower drug costs for seniors

52. Ended the previous practice of forbidding Medicare from negotiating with drug manufacturers for cheaper drugs; the federal government is now realizing hundreds of millions in savings

53. Increasing pay and benefits for military personnel

54. Improved housing for military personnel

55. Initiating a new policy to promote federal hiring of military spouses

56. Improved conditions at Walter Reed Military Hospital and other military hospitals

57. Increasing student loans

Update:

58. Increasing opportunities in AmeriCorps program

59. Sent envoys to Middle East and other parts of the world that had been neglected for years; reengaging in multilateral and bilateral talks and diplomacy

60. Established a new cyber security office

61. Beginning the process of reforming and restructuring the military 20 years after the Cold War to a more modern fighting force; this includes new procurement policies, increasing size of military, new technology and cyber units and operations, etc.

62. Ended previous policy of awarding no-bid defense contracts

63. Ordered a review of hurricane and natural disaster preparedness

64. Established a National Performance Officer charged with saving the federal government money and making federal operations more efficient

65. Students struggling to make college loan payments can have their loans refinanced

66. Improving benefits for veterans

67. Many more press conferences and town halls and much more media access than previous administration

Update 2:

Source: thehistoricalcontext.wordpress.com/2010/05/10/obama%E2%80%99s-accomplishments/

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  • Anonymous
    10 years ago
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    El i do believe that you're going to give those cons a heart attack because bush could not do that in 8 years.

  • Anonymous
    10 years ago

    I've never seen such an in depth propaganda list for liberal talking point before.

    1. Ordered, but did nothing with the info and proceeded to triple the deficit

    2. See number 1

    3. Sorry, that was Carter

    4. And increased troops in Afghanistan

    5. Sorry, that was Bush

    6&7 there should be a media blackout

    8. They always have

    9. Except for the White House

    10. Except for his multimillion dollar campaign backers

    11. No he hasn't

    12. No, the stop loss policy is still very much in effect

    13. Nope, sorry that was congressional mandate

    14. Nope, wrong again that was a US appeals court decision

    15&16. Not as of the current fiscal year budget

    17. States can not enact any federal standard. But, they have always had the right to apply their own standard. Its called the Constitution. Read it

    18&19&20 See 15&16

    21. No he isn't

    22. Has failed

    23. Is failing

    24. Is failing

    25. You have left out all of the stipulations that make this program impossible

    I'm almost halfway through your list and haven't found anything true yet.... I'm going to be more selective now because I'm tired....

    29. No, the same body armor is being issued. Same contract, same supplier

    34. Took a lot of vacations and ignored domestic problems

    38. Was an outright failure

    42. The US does not, nor has never had a ban on Cuban families going to Cuba.

    51. Sorry, that was Bush

    53. Actually he opposed the standard pay raise for military

    54. Wrong again, that was Clinton who signed that legislation

    55. Military spouses have always had priority hiring for civil service and NAF jobs

    56. Wrong, yet again. It was Bush

    Wow.... you lose

    Actually, the American public is losing

  • Anonymous
    10 years ago

    You forgot $1.5 trillion deficits and 10% unemployment

  • 10 years ago

    1. stimulus bill - not a jobs bill but a democratic payback bill

    2. gm take over - gm had to eventually declare bankruptcy

    3. cash for clunkers - cost 3 times more than original estimate

    4. no real support from other countries in wars

    5. lack of proper vetting

    6. tax cheats in his admin

    7. socialist in his admin

    8. allowing radical Radical Racist in his admin - van jones

    9. predicted 8% unemployment..now at 9.8%

    10. no olympics for chicago - turned out to be a big ego trip instead

    11. making race relations worse - (stupidly comment- professor gates)

    12. fly over photo op in new york - scared new yorkers

    13. selling out other nations by removing missile defense

    14. constantly campaigning

    15. letting pelosi and reid write bills

    16. allowing lobbyist when he said he wouldn't

    17. lack of transparency

    18. multiple czars with no accountability

    19. lying about details of his healthcare reform bill - YOU LIE!!!

    20. attempt to take over census

    21. undecided about giving military what they need to win

    22. putting caps on corporate pay

    23. refusal to investigate black panthers

    24. association with acorn

    25. investigating CIA

    26. refuse to honor national day of prayer

    27. worldwide apology tour

    28. willing to bend over to our enemies while giving our allies the shaft

    29. lack of support for israel

    30. supporting a dictator in honduras

    31. took too long to speak out against violence against voters in Iran

    32. closing gitmo without a plan

    33. getting the NEA to produce propaganda art for his agenda

    34. firing inspector general for investigating his friends at americorp

    35. shutting down voucher program in DC for poor school kids

    36. firing the head of gm

    37. lied about putting bills online for 5 days

    38. allowing unions large share in businesses taken over by government

    39. intimidating businessmen (I'm only thing standing between you and the pitch forks)

    40. allowing his admin to threaten shareholders during bankruptcy of car dealers

    41. spending more than any president in history

    42. raised the deficit 3 times the amount it was last year

    43. bailout of fannie and freddie

    44. will not be able to repay tarp money to taxpayers as promised

    45. creating a trade war with china & mexico

    46. devaluing the dollar all over the world because of massive debt & spending

    47. allowing u.s. to become in debt to foreign countries

    48. class warfare uproar over AIG bonuses but silent about bonuses for fanny & freddie

    JUST A DROP IN THE BUCKET.

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