Has Presidential candidate ever made this many promises? How does Barack plan to pull this off?
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 http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2008/12/04/obamas-long-list-of-promi_n_148598.html Yeah, I know I'm not going to bother correcting it. It gives libs something to attack instead of answering question.
Asked By: Old Goat - 1/10/2009
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part of it was all about getting votes and the other part was his ego actually believing that he is some sort of superman.
Answered By: Kim in Florida - 1/10/2009
Additional Answers (13)
He needs to pack a lunch.
Answered By: Tony B - 1/10/2009
As a Messiah he ought to at least get one of them accomplished! Oh wait I just saw a pic of him as Spiderman, so maybe he will bet 2 of them done!
Answered By: Nancy's botox overdrive! - 1/10/2009
Is that all of them? I think not!
Answered By: Ag M - 1/10/2009
Beats the Republican approach of "Government doesn't work; elect me so I can prove it."
Answered By: Reality has a Liberal Bias - 1/10/2009
What's even more interesting is that the president cannot make any laws, whatsoever. He does not have the power. Democrats have been in control of congress for two years. We voted them in again. So much for change......
Answered By: Bonkers! - 1/10/2009
Obama's just a pandering fool !! Just like the drunk guy at closing time he will say anything to get in your pants.
Answered By: Julie B "FREE" - 1/10/2009
He wont pull it off.
Answered By: Peyton [Political Princess] - 1/10/2009
And where is all of this money coming from OH yea you and me - great where are the tax cuts!
Answered By: ULTRA150 - 1/10/2009
He wins at this one for sure! Sad thing is, many people still believe the lies!!!!!
Answered By: NO BO!! - 1/10/2009
He got elected because his supporters told people that they wouldn't have to pay their house, car and electric bill. Free government cheese to everyone and free health care. I don't necessarily blame him for that because I never heard his say those things but they are going to be really ticked off when they realize it'... More
Answered By: urbanrebel23 - 1/10/2009
first thing i want to see is a real us birth certificut--not that fake...then well go from there
Answered By: mitchelled65706 - 1/10/2009
Wow! does he plan to be in office for the next 30 years. That's how long it's going to take to fulfill all these promises. He is going to be very busy isn't he. Wow! I don't know what to say. When is he going to have time to be president? Wouldn't it be easier and save a lot of time and money if the people of... More
Answered By: JEFF S - 1/10/2009
He doesn't. And even if he did, he can't. We don't have the money. His transition team is hard at work as we speak figuring out how to lower expectations now and how to keep blaming Bush four years from now. He never had to explain himself or offer anything specfic during the election cycle. And he still hasn't... More
Answered By: charles f - 1/10/2009
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