Tuesday, September 30th, 2014

Stalled rulings on The Obameter

Make the Veterans Administration a national leader in health reform

"Make the VA a leader of national health care reform. … This includes efforts to improve electronic records interoperability, expand effectiveness research, promote wellness programs, and instill more accountability for performance and quality improvement initiatives."

Close the Guantanamo Bay Detention Center

"As president, Barack Obama will close the detention facility at Guantanamo."

Support college credit initiatives

"Will create a national "Make College a Reality" initiative that has a bold goal to increase students taking AP or college-level classes nationwide 50 percent by 2016, and will build on Obama's bipartisan proposal in the U.S. Senate to provide grants for students seeking college level credit at community colleges if their school does not provide those resources."

Support network neutrality on the Internet

"Support the principle of network neutrality to preserve the benefits of open competition on the Internet."

Walk with picketers when collective bargaining rights are threatened

“If American workers are being denied their right to organize when I'm in the White House, I will put on a comfortable pair of shoes and I will walk on that picket line with you as president of the United States."

Double American exports over the next five years

"President Obama set a goal to create 1 million new manufacturing jobs by the end of 2016 and is working to double American exports over the next five years by promoting U.S. goods and removing trade barriers, expanding access to credit, and promoting strong growth."

End tax deductions for companies that offshore

"Ending tax deductions for companies shipping jobs overseas, and using the saving to create a new tax credit for companies that bring jobs home."