I can list Obama's accomplishments can you list Sarah Palins?
This is not counting the over 10,000 bills in the state senate. Obama: Senate Accomplishments: Since entering the U.S. Senate in January 2005, Senator Obama has written approximately 890 bills and co-sponsored an additional 1096. Senators Obama and McCain have been running to be the nominee for President for their parties since January 2007. Therefore the 890 bills written by Senator Obama and the 1096 he co-sponsored all occurred in a 2-year span. That shows that he is a prolific and tireless Senator. Because of the long-drawn-out nature of passing laws in the Senate many of his bills are still in committee and some were vetoed by republicans. Senator Obama has an impressive record by anyone’s standard. For someone who supposedly has no record (according to his competitors) his record of accomplishments are extraordinarily impressive and inspiring. · Democratic Republic of the Congo Relief, Security, and Democracy Promotion Act.(This is the first federal legislation to be enacted with Obama as its primary sponsor) Became law · Secure Fence Act. Authorized construction of fencing and other security improvements along the United States–Mexico border Became law · The Lugar–Obama Nuclear Non-proliferation and Conventional Weapons Threat Reduction Act. The Bill expanded the Nunn–Lugar cooperative threat reduction concept to conventional weapons, including shoulder-fired missiles and anti-personnel mines Became Law · The “Coburn–Obama Transparency Act” eliminated gifts of travel on corporate jets by lobbyists to members of Congress and the establishment of USAspending.gov , a web search engine launched in December 2007 and run by the Office of Management and Budget to require lobbyists to disclose the candidates, leadership PACS or political parties for whom they collect or arrange contribution and the combined amount of the contributions Became law · Amendment to the State Children’s Health Insurance Program providing one year of job protection for family members caring for soldiers with combat-related injuries Passed in Senate · Energy Policy Act of 2005 to add $200 million for Function 270 (Energy) for the demonstration and monitoring of carbon capture and sequestration technology by the Department of Energy Passed in Senate · The Comprehensive Immigration Reform Act (after amendments became the Secure Fence Act which became law) Passed in Senate · Education Bill. Require that the Director of Mathematics, Science, and Engineering Education to establish a program to recruit and provide mentors for women and underrepresented minorities who are interested in careers in mathematics, science and engineering. Passed in Senate · Summer Term Education Program. Supports summer learning opportunities for low-income students in the early grades to lessen summer learning losses that contribute to the achievement gaps separating low-income students from their middle-class peers Passed in Senate · Iraq War De-Escalation Act of 2007 a bill to cap troop levels in Iraq, begin phased redeployment, and remove all combat brigades from Iraq before April 2008. Republicans voted against · Iran Sanctions Enabling Act supporting divestment of state pension funds from Iran’s oil and gas industry Republicans voted against · Sponsored an amendment to the Defense Authorization Act adding safeguards for personality disorder military discharges, and calling for an official review following reports that the procedure had been used inappropriately to reduce government costs Republicans voted against
Asked By: Simplythebest - 8/30/2008
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She's a hockey mom. She was the mayor of a town that's constantly dark for six months a year. And she's governor of the state that's closest to Russia. And as Fox News said, this gives her foreign relations experience.
Answered By: buschgardens - 8/30/2008
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What is it about Palin that has you guys so worried? Seriously. That's all you people have been doing all day and all night long is trying to attack Palin. It's sad.
Answered By: The Sh*t - 8/30/2008
Um. She had 5 kids. But, then again... I can have 10 kids with my eyes closed... & my hands tied behind my back... skeet skeet! (Ok, that was retarded. LMAO)
Answered By: True Patriot™ Obama 08' - 8/30/2008
1st Poster displays incredible irony.
Answered By: ? - 8/30/2008
Wow, I can't believe you spent the time to write that on a format that might get one hundred people to read it. Who cares about whose performances? After Dubya, I doubt either can be worse.
Answered By: BarryTheBlade - 8/30/2008
In Alaska, Governor Palin challenged a corrupt system and passed a landmark ethics reform bill. She has actually used her veto and cut budgetary spending. She put a stop to the 'bridge to nowhere' that would have cost taxpayers $400 million dollars... More
Answered By: seabreezecc - 8/30/2008
Let me just correct your first point. If you think that Senators actually sit down and write the bills themselves, you are very, very sorely mistaken. That's taken care of by the office staff (of about 40 per candidate) and then the Senator simply has to sign it... More
Answered By: John - 8/30/2008
890 bills is a lot to write in 600 something days. Not omitting vacations and sick days. List your sources I don't believe you, especially being a citizen of Illinois.
Answered By: alex l - 8/30/2008
You list of Obama's accomplishments are the ones obama got caught lying about three times! Hears something new to you .It's called the truth.Read on: .) Selma Got Me Born - NOT EXACTLY, your parents felt safe enough to have you in 1961 - Selma had no effect on your birth, as Selma was in 1965. (Google 'Obama Selma' for... More
Answered By: BeauBiker - 8/30/2008
I thought about telling you how Palin has actually done something to cut government waste... More
Answered By: kejjer - 8/30/2008
That shouldn't be too hard.
Answered By: Blue orchid - 8/30/2008
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