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Another Obama "Firsts" List

Discussion in 'Political Issues' started by snerd, May 22, 2012.

  1. snerd

    snerd

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    True, not true, partially true? Discuss.


    First President to apply for college aid as a foreign student, then deny he was a foreigner.

    First President to have a social security number from a state he has never lived in.

    First President to preside over a cut to the credit-rating of the United States.

    First President to violate the War Powers Act.

    First President to be held in contempt of court for illegally obstructing oil drilling in the Gulf of Mexico.

    First President to defy a Federal Judge’s court order to cease implementing the Health Care Reform Law.

    First President to require all Americans to purchase a product from a third party, a violation of the U.S. Constitution.

    First President to spend a trillion dollars on ‘shovel-ready’ jobs when there was no such thing as ‘shovel-ready’ jobs.

    First President to recommend changing our National Anthem as it portrays and promotes violence and is warlike in its theme.

    First President to cancel the National Day of Prayer Breakfast and activities.

    First President to initiate a Cash for Clunkers Program to clean up exhaust that adds to global warming, then extended it because it was so popular — wasting hundreds of millions of taxpayer dollars.

    First President to abrogate bankruptcy law to turn over control of companies to his union supporters.

    First President to bypass Congress and implement the Dream Act through executive fiat.

    First President to order a secret amnesty program that stopped the deportation of illegal immigrants across the U.S., including those with criminal convictions.

    First President to demand a company hand over $20 billion to one of his political appointees.

    First President to terminate America’s ability to put a man in space.

    First President to have a law signed by an auto-pen without being present.

    First President to arbitrarily declare an existing law unconstitutional and refuse to enforce it.

    First President to threaten insurance companies if they publicly spoke out on the reasons for their rate increases.

    First President to tell a major manufacturing company which state they are allowed to locate a factory in.

    First President to file lawsuits against the states he swore an oath to protect (AZ, WI, OH, IN).

    First President to withdraw an existing coal permit that had been properly issued years ago.

    First President to fire an inspector general of Americorps for catching one of his friends in a corruption case.

    First President to appoint 45 czars to replace elected officials in his office.

    First President to golf 73 separate times in his first two and a half years in office, 90 to date.

    First President to pledge complete transparency while campaigning, then hide his medical, educational,and travel records.

    First President to win a Nobel Peace Prize for doing NOTHING to earn it.

    First President to go on multiple global ‘apology tours’.

    First President to go on 17 lavish vacations, including date nights and Wednesday evening White House parties for his friends; paid for by the taxpayer.

    First President to have 22 personal servants (taxpayer funded) for his wife.

    First President to keep a dog trainer on retainer for $102,000 a year at taxpayer expense.

    First President to repeat the Holy Qur’an and tells us that the early morning Islamic call to worship is the most beautiful sound on earth.
     
  2. concretefuzzynuts

    concretefuzzynuts Brew Crew

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    Forgot one- First half black half white president.

    That's all that matters to some.
     

    Last edited: May 22, 2012

  3. aircarver

    aircarver Ride Continues Silver Member

    .....& ALL communist .....:frown:

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  4. stsai465

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    I recently bought a new car. While doing my research and considering a used car instead, the consequence of the above is still being felt. As a result of this program, the used-car market was so distorted by this action that prices for used cars are still artificially inflated, even years after the fact. The issue is, the cars that were trade in (many which were VERY good cars) were intentionally and systemically destroyed instead of being allowed as low-cost alternatives onto the open market.
     
  5. snerd

    snerd

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    My wife and I have both received letters from the local dealer we bought our cars from, stating that there are so few good used cars that they will give us top dollar for ours! Thanks Obama!