Obama administration has had many accomplishments
To the Editor:
Instead of the recent screeds from Bowen, McQueen and Fuscaldo, your readers might enjoy some relevant facts about our national security, our economy, our quality of life, and our promising future under the Obama Administration. Here are the highlights:
Iraq War — Ended!
Osama Bin Laden — Dead!
Anwar Al-Awaki — Dead!
Egypt, Libya, and Tunisia — New Democracies!
America’s Automobile Industry -- Saved and Profitable! Unemployment Benefits — Extended!
Equal Pay for Women — Protected!
Veterans’ Hiring Incentives — Passed!
Wall Street Reform — Passed!
Unfair Credit Card Fees — Eliminated!
Payroll Taxes — Cut for 160 Million Workers!
Tax Cuts for Small Businesses — 18 Passed!
Dow-Jones Average — Up 60 percent since January 2009!
Medicare and Social Security — Strengthened!
Healthcare Reform — Enacted!
Senior Drug Costs — Lowered!
Pre-Existing Conditions — Covered!
Lifetime Caps — Eliminated!
Young Adults — Insurable under their Parents’ Policies!
Contraception Coverage — Guaranteed!
Reproductive Rights — Protected!
Children — Protected from Deportation!
Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell — Ended!
Science and Research — $100 Billion Invested!
Stem Cell Research — Funded!
Wind, Solar and Renewable Energy — Increased!
Fuel Efficiency Standards — Doubled!
Dependency on Foreign Oil — Reduced!
Jay S. Johnson
S. Jonathan Ct., Empire