Rush Limbaugh's List of Clinton Campaign Promises


  1. "Vote for me and we'll produce more natural gas in Texas"

  2. "The West should establish a $6 billion fund to stabilize the Russian ruble"

  3. "I will streamline the federal government and change the way it works, cut 100,000 bureaucrats and put 100,000 new police officers on your streets of American cities"

  4. "I promise you I will never bash public employees"

  5. "I would want the first judge I appointed to believe in the right to privacy and the right to choose"

  6. "[What] would work is to raise the top tax rate on people with gross incomes above $200,000 to 35% or 36% and put a surtax on people with incomes of $1 million of more a year"

  7. "We should pay up--and pay now--the past dues we owe to the U.N."

  8. "If I become president, we will keep a kosher kitchen in the White House"

  9. "Under our health care system, all Americans will have access to quality and affordable health care through coverage from their employer, or if they're unemployed through the government"

  10. "I want a leaner bureaucracy and more investment"

  11. "A national apprenticeship program for non-college-bound young people so they can get good jobs, fully fund Head Start--those things are not terribly expensive"

  12. "To the fathers who have chosen to abandon their children by neglecting child support. Take responsibility for your children or we will force you to do so"

  13. "U.S. troop levels can be safely reduced to a force in the range of 75,000 - 100,000"

  14. "As soon as the Pentagon issued a study which said there was no basis in national security for disciminating based on sexual orientation of Americans who wish to serve in the military, I said I would act on the study"

  15. "I am going to send Al Gore to Capitol Hill to take the lead in passing our program in the first 100 days of the new administration"

  16. "I would bring in all the players within the first 60 days and tell them to develop a national health care plan"

  17. "The Clinton-Gore Administration will view the support of generic industrial technologies as a priority mission"

  18. "My first priority would be to pass a jobs program to introduce it on the first day I was inaugurated"

  19. "My plan offers $50 billion in new investments over the next four years--new incentives for the private sector, and investment tax credit, urban enterprise zones, new business tax incentives, research and development incentives and others"

  20. "At the very least, 10 % of the $76 billion that the government now spends each year on research should be redirected from the Pentagon's research effort to civil efforts"

  21. "We can give you a country again where we are pro-growth and pro-environment. Where we are pro-business and pro-labor. Where we are pro-civil rights and pro-civil order. Where we are pro-family and pro-choice"

  22. "When it comes to AIDS, there should be a Manhattan Project"

  23. "We can pledge right now that for every dollar we reduce the defense budget on research and development, we'll increase the civilian research and development budget by the same amount"

  24. "I want to increase federal funding for research, prevention and treatment [for AIDS]"

  25. "I support a strong American role in the UN and with the EC to end Serbian aggression. I have supported the use of multilateral military force if necessary"

  26. "My administration will stand up for democracy and buttress democratic forces in Haiti, Pru and throughout the Western Hemisphere"

  27. "We need not just a new generation of leadership, but a new gender of leadership. This is the minority I enjoy being in"

  28. "Those who can [after two years on welfare] will have to go back to work, either by taking a job in the private sector or through community service"

  29. "The United States should lead the fight to slow global warming, instead of dragging our feet and ignoring important scientific data"

  30. "I want to appoint one person, man or woman, to oversee and coordinate all federal efforts related to this issue [AIDS]"

  31. "A Clinton-Gore Administration will not permit American firms again to sell key technologies to outlaw states like Iraq"

  32. "I certainly will give every consideration to Hispanic candidates for the Supreme Court"

  33. "The old addage 'mi casa, su casa' will be true when my house is the White House"

  34. "All the money by which we reduce defense research and development I would put immediately into domestic, commercial research and development"

  35. "I will elevate economics; create an Economic Security Council similar to the National Security Council"

  36. "My administration will reduce our forces, but maintain a credible presence in Europe and Asia"

  37. "I want people like some of you in this audience to be a part of a Clinton Administration, not because of or in spite of your sexual orientation, but because American needs you"

  38. "You live in a country that makes it harder to raise children than any other country in the world. You vote for me and I'll give you family values"

  39. "If I become president, I will continue to reach out to the American people. I'll get back on a bus when I'm president. I'll go back and have town meetings and let ordinary people ask me questions. I will not hide behind the walls of the White House"

  40. "After this election is over, I will continue to reach out to the American (whoops)

  41. "If I become presidnt, I will have a cabinet that looks like America"

  42. "My strategy puts people first by investing more than $50 billion each year for the next four years to put America back to work--the most dramatic economic growth package since WWII"

  43. "With the dwindling Soviet threat, we can cut defense spending by more than a third by 1997"

  44. "I propose that the US must take the lead in putting together a bridge loan to help Russia make the transition from its old system to its new economy"

  45. "Middle-class taxpayers will have the choice between a children's tax credit or a significant reduction in their income tax rate"

  46. "Vote for me and we'll conserve more energy all over America"

  47. "We'll restore the dignity of blue-collar work by guaranteeing an apprenticeship program to every non-college-bound student in the USA"

  48. "We will link China's trading privileges to its human rights record and its conduct on trade and weapons sales"

  49. "We'll seek to raise the average goal for automakers to 45 miles per gallon"

  50. "We'll pass a national bottle bill to encourage recycling by creating small deposits on all glass and plastic bottles"

  51. "I will not raise taxes on the middle class to pay for these programs"


Taken from this Rush Limbaugh Home Page