2008 Presidential Campaign Literature

Front and back of card distributed at the Republican Party of Iowa's Lincoln Day Dinner on April 14, 2007.   "Leadership Through Action"

Restore America's Greatness

Proven Executive
  • Governor of Arkansas for 10 1/2 years.
  • Chaired the National Governors Association, providing leadership to the Governors of all 50 states and 5 territories.
  • Created Operation K.A.R.E., a disaster relief effort that provided unmatched aid to more than 75,000 Hurricane Katrina victims.
  • Championed efforts to implement nationally lauded Healthy America initiative on the state level and led by example to change the culture of health from focus on disease to focus on health.
Fiscal Conservative
  • Passed Arkansas's first broad-based tax cut package, and cut over 90 additional taxes -- reducing taxes by almost $380 million for the people of Arkansas.
  • Balanced the Arkansas state budget 5 times, eliminated the capitol gains tax for the sale of a home and indexed the state income tax to inflation to keep people from being forced into higher tax brackets.
  • Left office with a surplus of more than $800 million.
Family Man with Authentic Conservative Values
  • Championed efforts to protect traditional marriage and create stronger families.
  • Pro-Life advocate who believes we must nurture our children from conception, but not stop at birth and ensure they have quality healthcare, a solid education, clean air and economic opportunity.
  • Implemented education programs that not only raised standards that resulted in gains every year since implementation, but guaranteed students a complete education by mandating music and art as part of the curriculum.


Copyright © 2007  Eric M. Appleman/Democracy in Action