In Honor of Obama’s LAST State of the Union Speech – Here’s 140 Broken Promises from all of His SOTU Speeches

In honor of President Obama’s FINAL State of the Union speech, the fine folks at MRC.orghave happily collected 140 different broken promises from the President’s 8 different SOTU speeches. It’s an amazing compilation that proves the inadequacy of Obama as a politician and the failure of Obama as a president. Today, the nation is poorer, less safe, more troubled and much more deeply divided than the day that Obama entered the Oval Office. In the end, Obama’s true legacy is all about lies and failures. 

The List:


  1. The stimulus bill will create 3.5 million jobs over the next few years, 90 percent of which will be in the private sector.
  2. Create program that will enable Americans facing foreclosure to lower their mortgage payments and save their homes.
  3. Double the supply of renewable energy within the next three years. 
  4. The “largest ever” federal spending program on science will yield breakthroughs in energy, medicine, science, and technology.
  5. Lay down 1,000s of miles of power lines to connect Americans’ homes to these new sources of energy.
  6. Reduce Americans’ energy bills by “billions of dollars.”
  7. Cure cancer “in our time.”
  8. Use stimulus funds to spend on preventive health care, which will get federal health spending “under control.”
  9. Use the savings that result from the stimulus’ reform of health-care to reduce the deficit. 
  10. Cut the deficit in half by the end of his first term in office.
  11. Go “line by line” through the federal budget to eliminate wasteful and ineffective programs – saving $2 trillion over the next 10 years.
  12. Never raise taxes “a single dime” on any family earning less than $250,000.   
  13. Stop the growing cost of Medicare and Social Security.
  14. Make Social Security sustainable.
  15. Create tax-free savings accounts for all Americans.
  16. Close the detention center at Guantanamo Bay.


  1. Use stimulus funds to build a high-speed railway in Florida.  
  2. Research funds from the previous year’s stimulus will cure cancer, lead to “the cheapest solar cells.”
  3. Building a new generation of nuclear energy plants.
  4. Passing a climate-change law that will make clean energy profitable
  5. Passing health-reform that lets Americans keep their doctors and their plans.
  6. The health-reform law will reduce costs for “millions” of families and businesses
  7. The health-reform law will bring down the deficit $1 trillion over the next 20 years.
  8. Starting in 2011, government spending “will be frozen for three years.”
  9. Cut programs we don’t need to maintain a balanced budget.
  10. Veto spending bills that don’t adhere to balanced budgeting.
  11. Go through budget “line by line” to eliminate programs that we can’t afford and don’t work.
  12. Create a bipartisan fiscal commission; the recommendations of which he’ll enact.
  13. Restore the pay-as-you-go budgeting rules.
  14. Create a website that publishes every lawmakers’ earmark requests.
  15. Never give up “trying to change the tone of our politics.”
  16. Pass a comprehensive immigration reform bill.
  17. Secure America’s borders.
  18. Enforce existing immigration laws
  19. Create pathway to citizenship


  1. More nuclear power, more natural gas, more wind and solar.
  2. Pass comprehensive immigration reform.
  3. Secure America’s borders.
  4. Enforce existing immigration laws.
  5. Create pathway to citizenship.
  6. Reduce unemployment by increasing the number of people working on infrastructure projects – ensuring these projects are “fully paid for.”
  7. Recruit private sector financing to assist these infrastructure projects.
  8. Projects will be prioritized by importance, not by politics.
  9. Give 85 percent of Americans access to high-speed rail within 25 years.
  10. Within the next three years, enable 98 percent of Americans to receive high-speed wireless Internet.
  11. Lower the corporate tax rate and eliminate loopholes.
  12. Reduce business regulations restraining growth and investment.
  13. Starting this year, freeze domestic spending for the next five years.
  14. ObamaCare will slow rising costs of health-insurance premiums.
  15. Enact medical malpractice tort reform.
  16. Consolidate various federal departments to streamline federal bureaucracy and ensure it’s “more competent and more efficient.”
  17. Create website that lists all federal spending.
  18. Veto every bill that contains earmarks.


  1. Reduce corporate income taxes. 
  2. Consolidate federal jobs-training programs – creating a single website that makes all information about these programs available in one place.
  3. Convert federal unemployment insurance into a system that focuses on finding the unemployed jobs.
  4. Enact comprehensive immigration reform.
  5. Force all high schools to require students to stay in school until they graduate or turn 18.
  6. Open more than 75 percent of offshore U.S. territory to drilling.
  7. Go “all out” on every type of energy.
  8. Take “every possible action” to expand natural gas production.
  9. Ordering “every federal agency to eliminate rules that don’t make sense.”
  10. Create “financial crimes unit” to crack down on white-collar crime.
  11. Work with Congress to procure power to consolidate federal bureaucracy.
  12. “End the notion that political parties must be engaged in a perpetual campaign of mutual destruction.”


  1. Reform Medicare and Medicaid to save as much as was proposed by the Simpson-Bowles Commission.
  2. “Reduce taxpayer subsidies to prescription drug companies.”
  3. Raise taxes on the wealthiest seniors.
  4. Bring down health-care costs by changing the way the federal government pays for Medicare.
  5. Eliminate loopholes and deductions for the “well off.”
  6. Enact comprehensive tax reform that brings down the deficit and encourages job growth.
  7. Cut “red tape and speed up new oil and gas permits.”
  8. Create an “energy security trust.”
  9. Create a “fix it first” program that will direct the unemployed to the highest priority programs.
  10. Make “high quality” preschool available to every child in America.
  11. Require that aid to colleges be distributed according to the value they impart upon students.
  12. Pass comprehensive immigration reform.
  13. Raise the minimum wage to $9/hour.
  14. Create a tax incentive for companies to hire the long-term unemployed.
  15. Create a program to put people back to work by rebuilding vacant homes in rundown neighborhoods.
  16. Enact new tax credits for businesses that hire and invest.
  17. Eliminate the marriage penalty for low-income couples.
  18. Encourage fatherhood through tax policy adjustments.
  19. By the end of 2014, end the war in Afghanistan.
  20. Never make promises the government can’t actually keep.
  21. Keep the promises already made.


  1. Lower corporate income taxes, close loopholes.
  2. Use the money saved from corporate tax reform to finance new infrastructure spending.
  3. Slash bureaucracy through executive orders.
  4. Create an additional six “high tech manufacturing hubs” in 2014.     
  5. “Do more” to help entrepreneurs and small business owners.
  6. Use government research funds to create entirely new industries – like vaccines that adapt to evolving bacteria, and inventing material thinner than paper but stronger than steel.
  7. Pass a patent reform bill.
  8. Use executive orders to cut red tape to enable factories to be built that are powered by natural gas.
  9. Reform taxes so that fossil fuel companies are taxed more and “fuels of the future” are taxed less.
  10. Enact new fuel-efficiency standards for trucks.
  11. Pass comprehensive immigration reform.
  12. Consolidate federal jobs training programs, helping match people with skills to jobs they can fill.
  13. Reform unemployment insurance to encourage Americans to return to the workforce faster.
  14. Assemble a coalition to help more kids access pre-K education.
  15. Pass the “Equal Pay Act” for women.
  16. Raise the minimum wage to $10.10
  17. Expand the Earned Income Tax Credit
  18. Reform the tax code to help lower-class Americans save
  19. Give every American access to “an automatic IRA on the job.”
  20. Ensure Americans never have to wait more than a half hour to vote.
  21. Pass legislation that will prevent mass shooting tragedies.
  22. End the Afghan war by the end of 2014.
  23. Close Guantanamo Bay Prison in 2014.
  24. End the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
  25. Ensure the Iran will stop installing advanced centrifuges.
  26. Be the “first” to call for more sanctions if Iran doesn’t abandon nuclear program.
  27. Reform Veterans Affairs so that vets no longer have to deal with backlogs and instead receive the health care that they need.


  1. Cutting taxes for working families
  2.  Make child-care affordable through $3,000 tax credits per child, per year.
  3. Work with states to pass paid-leave laws.
  4. Pass “Equal Pay Act.”
  5. Make two years of community college “as free and universal” as high school.
  6. Make sure students can afford student loan payments.
  7. Pass a bipartisan infrastructure plan.
  8. Cure cancer.
  9. Cure diabetes.
  10. Give all Americans access to personalized health recommendations.
  11. Put high-speed Internet in every classroom.
  12. Put high-speed Internet in every community.
  13. Build the fastest networks on Earth.
  14. Convert sunlight into liquid fuel.
  15. Create “revolutionary prosthetics so that a disabled veteran can play catch with his kid again.”
  16. Colonize outer space.
  17. Close loopholes that reward companies for creating jobs abroad and reward them for creating jobs in America.
  18. Using savings from closed loopholes to rebuild infrastructure.
  19. Lower repatriation tax
  20. Simplify tax code so small business owners pay based on “what’s on her bank statement, instead of the number of accountants she can afford.”
  21. Close loophole that lets people avoid paying taxes on “accumulated wealth”.
  22. Use money from closed loopholes to send kids to college, pay for health care.
  23. Destroy ISIS
  24. Prevent foreign nations, hackers from stealing data from accessing our networks and stealing trade secrets and invading our privacy
  25. Close Gitmo
  26. Enact criminal justice reform
  27. Seek out Republican ideas to make America strong

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thank god that I missed all of his lies...never watched a one.

Unfortunately, the lies did NOT miss YOU!  The fact you didn't bother to even watch one makes you an uninformed citizen.  If you didn't watch, you didn't do anything against them, either.  Now, you, in spite of yourself, are subject to the same misery as everyone else.  Sleep well.

What did you do Mr. Masterson?  How do you fight a ridiculous lie when our elected Officials do nothing?  We know that petitions, surveys, polls and letters to our Representatives do nothing.  I miss the large Tea Party rallies we saw in the past. At least they got some media coverage.  I consider myself "informed" and I'm active in the Republican Party, but nothing I've tried individually has changed the course of events. What do you suggest we do when the "majority" tells a Democratic Congressman how we feel and they still vote with Obama? I'd certainly appreciate your suggestions. 

Its a book of lies. obama legacy will be marked as a bag of lies and golf. 

....certainly a mixed bag of something (more like excrement), for sure.

And to think that Hillary wants the People to trust her to carry-on and to expand his legacy!



Where is the US Congress?????????????????????????

Obama's legacy of lies belongs to, and is the fault of, every RINO in the Gutless Old Party, every appeasement-driven white voter, every naive, no-savvy, low-info moron that didn't know or care about truth, facts, or consequences of their comotose trip to the fraudulent-riddled polls. The most destructive enemy of our America, King Obama, was put here by all the above...they put the criminal in place, now this nation will continue to pay, and pay....for longer than any of us have. Economic damage can someday be repaired, social and moral structural damage will probably never be repaired. The health of any country, state, or city is only as good as the majority of it's populous....ours showed it's colors on November 4th, 2008, reaffirmed it on November 6th, 2012. We have an opportunity to at least stop the bleeding in November, get started on the climb out of the sewer...will it happen?

I believe that Obama only won because of fraud at the ballot box.




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Judicial Watch->  Emails Show Dossier-Connected Obama State Dept Officials Set ‘Face-To-Face’ Meeting On ‘Russian Matter’ Shortly Before 2016 Election

Judicial Watch and the Daily Caller News Foundation on Thursday released 84 pages of documents showing Obama’s State Department was central to pushing the ‘Trump-Russia’ hoax shortly before the 2016 election.

The email exchange between then-Assistant Secretary of State Victoria Nuland and Special Coordinator for Libya Jonathan Winer, a very close associate to Christopher Steele, show them discussing a ‘face-to-face’ meeting in New York on a ‘Russian matter’ in September of 2016.

Via Judicial Watch:

Judicial Watch and The Daily Caller News Foundation today released 84 pages of documents, including a September 2016 email exchange between then-Assistant Secretary of State Victoria Nuland and Special Coordinator for Libya Jonathan Winer, a close associate of dossier author Christopher Steele, discussing a “face-to-face” meeting on a “Russian matter.”

(In June 2016 Nuland permitted a meeting between Steele and the FBI’s legal attaché in Rome. Nuland told CBS News that the State Department knew about the Steele dossier by July 2016.)

According to an op-ed Winer wrote for The Washington Post in 2018, also in September 2016, “Steele and I met in Washington and discussed the information now known as the “dossier… I prepared a two-page summary and shared it with Nuland, who indicated that, like me, she felt that the secretary of state needed to be made aware of this material.”

A September 17, 2016, email exchange between Nuland and Winer – that was classified in the interest of national defense or foreign policy – discusses the political situation in Libya, but also brings up a “Russian matter:”

From: Winer, Jonathan
Sent: September 17, 2016 at 12:40:00 PM EDT
To: Nuland, Victoria J
Subject: Re: Libya Update

Would like to discuss this and a Russian matter.

From: Nuland, Victoria J
Sent: Saturday, September 17, 2016 1:31 PM
To: Winer, Jonathan
Subject: Re. Libya Update

In ny face to face?

From: Winer, Jonathan
Sent: September 17, 2016 at 1:56:05 PM EDT
To: Nuland, Victoria J
Subject: Re: Libya Update

Yes that was [sic] be good.

From: Nuland, Victoria J
Sent: Saturday, September 17, 2016 1:58 PM
To: Winer, Jonathan
Subject: Re. Libya Update

Good. I’ll reach out when im there Sunday. [Redacted]

If Victoria Nuland’s name sounds familiar it’s because she has been on Judicial Watch’s radar for a long time and in many of TGP’s previous reports.

In December 2018, Judicial Watch released documents revealing that Victoria Nuland was involved in the Obama State Department’s urgent gathering of classified Russia investigation information and disseminating it to members of Congress within hours of Donald Trump taking office.

In a related lawsuit, Judicial Watch is suing the State Department communications between Ambassador Nuland and employees of Fusion GPS, as well as top ranking Department of Justice, FBI, and State Department officials.

“The Obama State Department was central to the effort to target President Trump with the Russia smear,” said Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton. “These new emails further show that senior Obama State Department advanced the Russiagate hoax just before the 2016 presidential election.”

Tom Fitton   @TomFitton

BREAKING: Obama State Department was central to the effort to target President @RealDonaldTrump with the Russia smear. New emails show how senior Obama State Department advanced the Russiagate hoax just before the 2016 presidential election.

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