Obama in 2 Minutes

Affordable Care Act
  1. Children can stay on parent’s health plan until age 26, 3.1 million MORE young adults got coverage this way.
  2. You get a rebate if your insurer doesn’t spend enough on your care
  3. More Medicare prescriptions covered, donut hole closed
  4. Set up public exchanges in each state where you can buy insurance as a group, will be affordable to buy insurance without getting it from employer.
  5. You can’t get denied or dropped if you get sick.
  6. Saves money, reduces fraud, pays for Medicare for 8 additional years
  7. Romney would repeal.
  1. We were LOSING 500,000 jobs a month, had already lost 4 million jobs before Obama
  2. Now we are GAINING 100,000 jobs a month, 4.5 million jobs recovered since recession
  3. Saved GM, went from bankrupt to #1 in the world. Romney said “Let Detroit go bankrupt”
  4. Passed new regulations to prevent this recession of happening again. Romney wants those regulations gone
  5. New plan to hire unemployed construction workers to fix crumbling schools and bridges using US steel and rehire teachers/ Romney’s plan creates to immediate jobs
  1. Ended Iraq war, no troops left, no permanent bases. Romney wanted to stay.
  2. Oversaw operation that killed Bin Laden. Romney said going after his was a bad idea.
  3. Started bringing troops home from Afghanistan, last will leave in 2014
  4. Prevented promised Libya massacre. No US casualties. No invasion. Cost: 0.1% of Bush wars. Lasted less than two months.  
  5. Sent special troops to help stop Kony from abducting children and making them into soldiers
Equal Rights
  1. Passed Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act, gives women more time to fight wage discrimination
  2. Repealed Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell. Romney would continue it.
  3. Banned hospitals that receive federal funding from denying visitation privileges on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or disability.

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