80-20 has NOT been completely transparent
about the battles we fought in order to achieve self-empowerment
or our community. Now, however, that Pres. Obama has successfully completed his
2 terms, and Sec. Clinton is not likely to be our next president, 80-20 can tell
these war stories without unduly
offending these two former political leaders.
WAR STORY 1
The 1st "War Story" tells how 80-20 struggled against and then worked with Obama, including how Pres. Obama fulfilled his promises to us and how we gratefully thanked him. It is a near perfect example of
through fighting for ourselves.
Background Info: The time was 2008, 8 of the 9 Democratic presidential
candidates had already answered 80-20's questionnaire with 6 yeses to its
6 questions. But
candidate Obama had not. Since he was the expected winner of the Dem.
primary, 80-20 was forced to begin a fierce struggle
See date &
subject title of 80-20's e-newsletters when the
battles were raging:
Subject Title of 80-20's e-newsletter
fax Sen. Obama
to Sen. Obama
Call to Action
to "Call to Action
f above e-newslettters
have since been DELETED from
The titles are kept.
To verify, click here.)
Empowerment Coming As a Result of the Battles:
The following email reported that Obama had replied with 6 yeses.
to see Obama's
to S. B. Woo, President,
80-20 Educational Foundation. The first 3 questions were about removing the glassceilings, which he only partly honored. The last 3 questions were about increasing the number of AsAm federal judges, which he completely fulfilled.
See the graph fellow:
The total number of AsAm federal judges with life-tenure
number of AsAm federal Appeals Court judges increased from
0 to 4.
of 4 were mentioned as
potential future Supreme Court Justices by the
nation's largest newspapers.
Saying THANKS to Obama with our Bloc Votes:
80-20 PAC spent about $60,000 to lead the AsAm community to say "THANKS"
with our bloc votes.
In 2008, the bloc vote was
points in favor of Obama.
In 2012, seeing that Obama had honored about 75% of his promises to our community, the bloc vote was enlarged to
Next week, we'll publish "War Story 2".
S. B. Woo
President and a volunteer for the past 18 years
80-20 Educational Foundation, Inc, a 501 C-3 organization,
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