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Hey YP4 Fam...just sharing some info shared with me. Comments welcome :)
take a closer look at who's really qualified and or who's really working for the
good of all of us in the Senate. Obama or Clinton.
Senator Clinton, who
has served only one full term - 6yrs. - and another year campaigning, has
managed to author and pass into law - 20 - twenty pieces of legislation in her
first six years.
These bills can be found on the website of the Library
of Congress www.thomas.loc.gov, but to save you trouble, I'll post them here for
1. Establish the Kate Mullany National Historic Site.
Support the goals and ideals of Better Hearing and Speech Month.
Recognize the Ellis
Island Medal of
4. Name courthouse after Thurgood Marshall.
courthouse after James L. Watson.
6. Name post office after Jonn A.
7. Designate Aug. 7, 2003, as National Purple Heart Recognition Day.
Support the goals and ideals of National Purple Heart Recognition Day.
Honor the life and legacy of Alexander Hamilton on the bicentennial of his
10. Congratulate the Syracuse Univ. Orange Men's Lacrosse Team on
winning the championship.
11. Congratulate the Le Moyne College Dolphins
Men's Lacrosse Team on winning the championship.
12. Establish the 225th
Anniversary of the American Revolution Commemorative Program.
post office after Sergeant Riayan A. Tejeda.
14. Honor Shirley Chisholm
for her service to the nation and express condolences on her death.
Honor John J. Downing, Brian Fahey, and Harry Ford, firefighters who lost their
lives on duty. Only five of Clinton's bills are, more substantive.
period of unemployment assistance to victims of 9/11.
17. Pay for city
projects in response to 9/11
18. Assist landmine victims in other
19. Assist family caregivers in accessing affordable respite
20. Designate part of the National Forest System in
Rico as protected in
the wilderness preservation system.
There you have it, the fact's
straight from the Senate Record.
Now, I would post those of Obama's, but the list is
too substantive, so I'll mainly categorize.
During the first - 8 - eight
years of his elected service he sponsored over 820 bills. He
233 regarding healthcare reform,
125 on poverty and
112 crime fighting bills,
60 human rights and anti-discrimination bills,
15 gun control,
6 veterans affairs and many
His first year in the U.S. Senate, he authored 152 bills and
co-sponsored another 427. These inculded **the Coburn-Obama Government
Transparency Act of 2006 - became law, **The Lugar-Obama Nuclear
Non-proliferation and Conventional Weapons Threat Reduction Act, - became law,
**The Comprehensive Immigration Reform Act, passed the Senate, **The 2007
Government Ethics Bill, - became law, **The Protection Against Excessive
Executive Compensation Bill, In committee, and many more.
In all, since
entering the U.S. Senate, Senator Obama has written 890 bills and co-sponsored
An impressive record, for someone who supposedly has no
record according to some who would prefer that this comparison not be made
He's not just a talker.