President Obama says that there are no "earmarks" in his budget proposal. Some say that there are 9,000 earmarks in the budget proposal.
President Obama, when talking to business leaders, told them that only business could get us out of this recession. What government had to do was to get out of the way and create a climate for business to do it's work. During the "State Of The Union" speech he said only government could get us out of this recession.
President Obama said that 95% of the American People would get a tax decrease. 95% of the people do not pay taxes, many pay no taxes at all. How do those that pay no taxes get a tax decrease?
President Obama said he was for Charter Schools, yet, he supported the removal of funds for Charter Schools in Washington DC.
President Obama said that most of the new jobs created would be in the private sector, yet he calls for great expansion of education, public works, health care and energy. Most of these are government jobs.
President Obama said he wanted to bring our troops home, then he sends 17,000 additional troops to Afghanistan.
President Obama said he would have no lobbyists in his administration, then he nominates three lobbyists into the administrating.
Lastly, President Obama said that, unlike the bush Administration, he would always be straight with the American People and would always tell them the truth. Hmmm?