PROMISES BROKEN

Here is a brief list of promises broken by Obama.  Some are desirable, others not.  For a complete list, go to:

http://www.politifact.com/truth-o-meter/promises/rulings/promise-broken/

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Posted on April 22, 2010 by usna1957.wordpress.com

While finding that the VAT tax is moot insofar as president Obama having broken his promise on taxes – because he has already broken that promise – it turns out that the President has broken a LOT of promises, according to PolitiFact

The details are on the cited website, but here is a condensed version of “Promises Broken” (at the risk of “cherry picking”):

No. 24: End income tax for seniors making less than $50,00

No. 30: End no-bid contracts above $25,000

No. 71: Allow imported prescription drugs

No. 86: Direct the Secretary of Health and Human Services to conduct a comprehensive study of federal cancer initiatives

No. 221: Double the Peace Corps

No. 234: Allow five days of public comment before signing bills

No. 240: Tougher rules against revolving door for lobbyists and former officials

No. 249: Double funding for afterschool programs

No. 292: Urge states to treat same-sex couples with full equality in their family and adoption laws

No. 313: Allow bankruptcy judges to modify terms of a home mortgage

No. 339: Support human mission to moon by 2020

No. 379: Pay for the national service plan without increasing the deficit

No. 428: Give annual “State of the World” address

No. 431: Reduce earmarks to 1994 levels

No. 508: Allow penalty-free hardship withdrawals from retirement accounts in 2008 and 2009

No. 511: Recognize the Armenian genocide

No. 515: No family making less than $250,000 will see “any form of tax increase.”

No. 517: Negotiate health care reform in public sessions televised on C-SPAN

No. 518: Create a public option health plan for a new National Health Insurance Exchange.”

http://www.politifact.com/truth-o-meter/promises/rulings/promise-broken/

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