Mike Huckabee: “Hate but allow abortion” is like “hate but allow slavery”.
Rudy Giuliani: Allowing choice keeps government out of people’s lives.
Rudy Giuliani: Seek bipartisan ways to reduce abortion & increase adoption.
Sam Brownback: Opposes abortion even for women pregnant by rapists.
Tommy Thompson: New stem cell research means embryos need not be destroyed.
Budget & Economy|
Mitt Romney: Washington is broken; needs fundamental change.
Tom Tancredo: Reduce budget deficit--restrict feds to Constitutional role.
John McCain: Confederate flag on top of capitol was wrong; in front is ok.
Mitt Romney: Supports English immersion & abstinence education.
Mitt Romney: Changed from closing Education Dept. to supporting NCLB.
Energy & Oil|
Sam Brownback: Get more biodiesel & biofuels into system to prevent $4 gas.
Tom Tancredo: Global warming could be from humans, or could be nature.
Tom Tancredo: FactCheck: Global warming has dissent, but not 50-50 split.
Duncan Hunter: China is cheating on trade by devaluing their currency.
Ron Paul: Close departments of Energy, Education & Homeland Security.
Rudy Giuliani: Gets credit for killing the line-item veto.
Tommy Thompson: Eliminate CDC stockpiles; they’re wasteful & inefficient.
Tommy Thompson: FactCheck: Only improve CDC stockpiles; don’t eliminate them.
Mitt Romney: Supports Second Amendment rights but also assault weapon ban.
John McCain: Torture is ineffective as interrogation & for world opinion.
Mike Huckabee: Islamic jihadists celebrate death; we have culture of life.
Mitt Romney: Double Guantanamo, to avoid terrorist access to lawyers.
Ron Paul: DHS is unmanageable bureaucracy--eliminate it.
Rudy Giuliani: Use every method you can think of to interrogate terrorists.
Tom Tancredo: Use Jack Bauer-like methods to protect Western civilization.
Duncan Hunter: This administration has “the slows” on border enforcement.
John McCain: America expects us to work on immigration together.
Mitt Romney: McCain’s plan gives special pathway to those here illegally.
Rudy Giuliani: Allow immigrants to work, with tamper-proof ID cards.
Sam Brownback: Toughen the borders & combine enforcement with legalization.
Tom Tancredo: McCain’s plan is soft on immigration & amnesty.
Principles & Values|
Jim Gilmore: Rudy McRomney is not a conservative and knows it.
Jim Gilmore: Cap entitlements & create a culture of independence.
John McCain: Voted against Bush tax cuts for not reining in spending.
Mike Huckabee: FairTax puts Going-Out-of-Business sign on IRS.
Mike Huckabee: FactCheck: FairTax requires 34% sales tax +$600B entitlement.
Mitt Romney: Pledges no new taxes in 2007 after refusing pledge in 2002.
Mitt Romney: FactCheck: Did not raise MA taxes, but DID raise MA fees.
War & Peace|
Duncan Hunter: Iraqi forces have stopped running and started fighting.
Jim Gilmore: Mandatory sanctions against nuclear Iran & possible strike.
John McCain: Willing to be last man standing for US involvement in Iraq.
Mitt Romney: Iraq part of global jihadist effort to bring down the West.
Ron Paul: Intervention abroad incites hatred & attacks like 9/11.
Ron Paul: We should have declared war in Iraq, or not gone in at all.
Ron Paul: Ronald Reagan had the courage to turn tail & run in Lebanon.
Ron Paul: When we go to war carelessly, the wars don’t end.
Rudy Giuliani: Democrat timetable for retreat “fundamentally irresponsible”.
Rudy Giuliani: We did not invite the 9/11 attack by attacking Iraq.
Rudy Giuliani: FactCheck: Did say GOP is fundamentally irresponsible on war.
Sam Brownback: We have not lost war; we can win by pulling together.
Tom Tancredo: Convert from constabulary force to supporting force.
Tom Tancredo: Opposed the troop surge, but supports the troops.
Tom Tancredo: Muslims attack us because it’s a dictate of their religion.
Tommy Thompson: Split oil revenue 1/3 federal; 1/3 local; 1/3 to people.