Broken Promises by Obama – And Democrats still want to vote him in Again?

Let’s look at these few and believe me there are a lot more, I just got tired of listing them. Here are a few truths – Obama won’t pick up any McCain supporters from 08. He will lose some of his own base vote, military vote, Jewish vote, Catholic vote and that’s just to name a few. He will even lose some black Americans vote so how does anyone seeing him being re-elected again unless it’s voter fraud to the highest degree?

The following are broken promises by Barack Obama from 2008:

  • Allow five days of public comment before signing bills
  • Double funding for after school programs
  • Allow bankruptcy judges to modify terms of a home mortgage
  • Increase the minimum wage to $9.50 an hour
  • Re-establish the National Aeronautics and Space Council
  • Support human mission to moon by 2020
  • Pay for the national service plan without increasing the deficit
  • Increase the capital gains and dividends taxes for higher-income taxpayers
  • Expand the child and dependent care credit
  • Create a foreclosure prevention fund for homeowners
  • Provide option for a pre-filled-out tax form
  • Create a mortgage interest tax credit for non-itemizers
  • Require automatic enrollment in 401(k) plans
  • Require automatic enrollment in IRA plans
  • Create a retirement savings tax credit for low incomes
  • End income tax for seniors making less than $50,000
  • End no-bid contracts above $25,000
  • Create a $60 billion bank to fund roads and bridges
  • Repeal the Bush tax cuts for higher incomes
  • Phase out exemptions and deductions for higher earners
  • Sign the Employee Free Choice Act, making it easier for workers to unionize
  • Lift the payroll tax cap on earnings above $250,000
  • Forbid companies in bankruptcy from giving executives bonuses
  • Allow workers to claim more in unpaid wages and benefits in bankruptcy court
  • Allow imported prescription drugs
  • Prevent drug companies from blocking generic drugs
  • Allow Medicare to negotiate for cheaper drug prices
  • Appoint federal-level coordinator to oversee all federal autism efforts
  • Double federal funding for cancer research
  • Direct the Secretary of Health and Human Services to conduct a comprehensive study of federal cancer initiatives
  • Provide the CDC $50 million in new funding to determine the most effective approaches for cancer patient care
  • Fully fund the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA)
  • Create a National Commission on People with Disabilities, Employment, and Social Security
  • Change federal rules so small businesses owned by people with disabilities can get preferential treatment for federal contracts.
  • Reduce the threshhold for the Family and Medical Leave Act from companies with 50 employees to companies with 25 employees
  • Provide a $1.5 billion fund to help states launch programs for paid family and medical leave
  • Require employers to provide seven paid sick days per year
  • Expand the Family Medical Leave Act to include leave for domestic violence or sexual assault
  • Form international group to help Iraq refugees
  • Work with Russia to move nuclear weapons off hair-trigger alert
  • Close the Guantanamo Bay Detention Center
  • Develop an alternative to President Bush’s Military Commissions Act on handling detainees
  • Secure ratification of the Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty (CTBT)
  • Seek to negotiate a political agreement on Cyprus
  • Reinstate special envoy for the Americas
  • Double the Peace Corps
  • Create a public “Contracts and Influence” database
This list and more can be viewed at

Wayne Dupree

Wayne Dupree is owner and founder of He was named to the 2017 Newsmax’s 50 Most Influential African-American Republicans. He served in the USAF between 1987-1995. He saw time in Operation Desert Storm/Shield and is the father of three. He is the host of the Wayne Dupree Show.

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