1. Significantly eased field-testing controls of genetically engineered crops.
  2. Cut federal spending on libraries by $39 million.
  3. Cut $35 million in funding for doctors to get advanced pediatric training.
  4. Cut by 50% funding for research for renewable energy sources.
  5. Revoked rules that reduced the acceptable levels of arsenic in drinking water.
  6. Blocked rules that would require federal agencies to offer bilingual assistance to non-English speaking persons. This from a candidate who would readily fire-up his Spanish-speaking skills in front of would-be Hispanic voters.
  7. Proposed to eliminate new marine protections for the Channel Islands and the coral reefs of northwest Hawaii (San Francisco Chronicle, April 6, 2001).
  8. Cut funding by 28% for research into cleaner, more efficient cars and trucks.
  9. Suspended rules that would have strengthened the government's ability to deny contracts to companies that violated workplace safety, environmental and other federal laws.
  10. Near unilateral invasion of another sovereign country under false pretenses and in direct violation of international law and the United Nations Charter to which we are a signatory country.
  11. Undermining the Bill of Rights in the name of national security.
  12. Cut veterans benefits by $14 million.
  13. Cut income taxes by over $1 trillion mostly to the wealthiest one percent of Americans.
  14. Proposed cutting taxes to the wealthy by another $725 billion.
  15. Turned a $3 trillion surplus into a $2 trillion deficit.