Right dysfunctional creature have a tad pole memory on virtually everything. Perhaps that is why they are anti everything. LOL even Jed Bush acknowledges this flawed ignorance of his party and says so. Fed up with their callow ignorance.
Accomplishments Hillary Clinton as secretary of state
-burma diplomatic ties
Democrat’s 110th congress accomplishments:
^made it illegal for commercials to exceed a certain loudness
^Fined and made it illegal for Airlines to keep people on the tarmac or waiting for too long
^Expanded the amount of land and rivers that can be used to fish and hunt
^Created the ATVM program which will create 100,000 jobs and has a cost benefits ration of 1-3
^Opened up DTV spectrum which will create 40 billion in benefits every 4 years
^Increased minimum wage
^expanded CHIP by 35 billion
^Implemented recommendations of 9/11 commission such as increasing inspection of cargo
^Made government more honest and transparent by:
Restricting gift giving to members of congress, increasing disclosure requirements concerning lobbyists, congress people can no longer influence hiring in private companies, etc
^Increased energy standards such as CAFE, and for light bulbs. Required government vehicles to be more MPG friendly, increased funding for biofuels. Required 25-200% more efficient lighting. Required government to only use energy/water sense products. Increased spending for energy efficiency research.
^Established a program for a smart electricity grid
^Invested in a modernized power grid; to help manage peak load.
^Allowed small business to take loans out in order to increase energy efficiency.
^Increased poll safety protections.
^Agriculture reform limited subsides to not grow crops, and put them into subsides to develop new crops. Increase access to healthy food information and programs.
^Banned discrimination based on genetics.
^Made is so Vets could get free education assistance.
^Expanded inclusions that prevent discrimination based on disabilities.
^Required health insurance companies to include mental health benefits.
^Increased funding for scientific, agriculture, energy and other research.
^Increased funding for alternative transportation, in locations aimed to reduce congestion.
^Mandated tamper resistant prescription pads.
^Created funding for disaster relief specifically for Katrina victims.
^Increased funding to maintain and rebuild Levees.
^Increased safety rules banning lead in toys and consumer products, and limits child accidents in certain product such as cribs. Also created a website were consumers can find safety information on consumer products.
^Required energy companies to produce 15% of their energy from clean sources by 2020 which would save more than 13 billion dollars and reduce pollution.
^required airlines to disclose the full cost of tickets and other fees
^Added sorghum to the commodity check off program which has a 6/14-1 benefit cost ratio
^Increased renewable energy funding by 20%
^Started the ATVM program which has created 100,000 jobs and as a benefit cost ratio of 1-3
^Started the Manufacturing extension partnership program (MEPP) which has created 32 dollar sin benefits for every dollar spent and created 72,000 jobs in 2009 alone
^Created the EPA’s WaterSense program which saved 300 million dollars a year
^Provided 150 billion in targeted tax cuts for poor Americans during a liquidy trap
^Provided a 3 year window for debt payment relive for Americans facing a foreclosures.
^increased funding for research, science and technology.
^Expanded eligibility for the head start program by 14%
^Made it illegal for insurance companies to imposes penalties for people with mental illnesses
^Made it illegal to import build process or distribute asbestos
^Invested 18 billion in foodborne illness prevention
^Increased Amtrak spending by 40%
^Created the Do-not-call registry
^Removed taxes on mortgage forgiveness for over 5 years for primary residences