Obama Has Kept or Compromised on 70% of Promises http://www.politifact.com/truth-o-meter/promises/obameter/ He has broken 22 percent of promises, but not for lack of trying. Included among promises broken are: Cut the cost of a typical family’s health insurance premium by up to $2,500 a year Provide a path to citizenship for undocumented immigrants Bring Democrats and Republicans together to pass an agenda End the war in Afghanistan in 2014 Direct revenues from offshore oil and gas drilling to increased coastal hurricane protection Create a foreclosure prevention fund for homeowners Tougher rules against revolving door for lobbyists and former officials Create cap and trade system with interim goals to reduce global warming Top promises kept: Begin removing combat brigades from Iraq End the use of torture Seek verifiable reductions in nuclear stockpiles Centralize ethics and lobbying information for voters Reform mandatory minimum sentences Strengthen antitrust enforcement Create new financial regulations If you don’t have insurance, or don’t like the insurance you have, you’ll be able to choose a new plan on a health insurance exchange Advertisements Share this:TwitterFacebookGoogleLike this:Like Loading... Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here... Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Email (required) (Address never made public) Name (required) Website You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Twitter account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Facebook account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Google+ account. ( Log Out / Change ) Cancel Connecting to %s Notify me of new comments via email.