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Re: debt, budgets, when Obama's policies take affect, compounding interest

revox wrote:

Uh huh, so those 're things he 'hasn't' done, has anything that he said he'd do actually been done?

I don't know if these were campaign promises but in the past year he has:

Legislated a fair pay act, giving basic protection against pay discrimination (against women), and his recovery act covers childcare, tax credits and incentives to help part-time workers and people re-entering the workforce.

He has also established the White House Council on Women and Girls, meant to ensure all cabinet-level agencies think about how their work will impact on women and families.

Obama gave a green light to the California car-emissions standards that Bush had been blocking for six years an important step on the road to cleaner air and a cooler planet.

Obama erased Bush's decision to restrict federal funding for stem-cell research.

Expanding funding for AmeriCorps

Banning lobbyists from giving gifts to employees of the executive branch

Increasing investing in alternative energy.

Increasing funding for the National Endowment for the Arts.

Placed a pay cap on members of the executive branch.

Feb 04, 2010, 18:24


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