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Brian Moore on VoteMatch

Socialist nominee for President



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Strongly Favors topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's right
(+5 points on Social scale)
Right to free abortion on demand at any stage of pregnancy: Strongly Favors topic 1
Oppose all restrictions on access to abortion: Strongly Favors topic 1
Favors topic 2:
Require hiring more women & minorities
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Promote a multicultural/multiethnic presence: Favors topic 2
Blacks & women have been historically discriminated against: Strongly Favors topic 2
Assure equal rights by gender, race, & age: Strongly Favors topic 2
Discontinue affirmative action programs: Strongly Opposes topic 2
Strongly Favors topic 3:
Same-sex domestic partnership benefits
(+5 points on Social scale)
End all restrictions on marriages and sodomy laws: Strongly Favors topic 3
No opinion on topic 4:
Teacher-led prayer in public schools
(0 points on Social scale)
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Strongly Opposes topic 8:
Death Penalty
(+5 points on Social scale)
Abolish the death penalty: Strongly Opposes topic 8
Eliminate the federal death penalty: Strongly Opposes topic 8
Strongly Opposes topic 9:
Mandatory Three Strikes sentencing laws
(+5 points on Social scale)
Base justice system on mediation and rehabilitation: Strongly Opposes topic 9
Reduce prison sentences for non-violent crime: Opposes topic 9
No opinion on topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(0 points on Economic scale)
Right to bear arms needed for oppressed people: Strongly Favors topic 10
Restrict sales; require licensing; strengthen enforcement: Strongly Opposes topic 10
Strongly Favors topic 5:
More federal funding for health coverage
(-5 points on Economic scale)
National health care system for all citizens: Strongly Favors topic 5
National single-payer healthcare system: Strongly Favors topic 5
Strongly Opposes topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Retirement at age 55 with $25,000 annual income: Strongly Opposes topic 6
Opposes topic 7:
Parents choose schools via vouchers
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Full and equal funding of public education: Strongly Opposes topic 7
Promote universal access to education: Opposes topic 7
Supports public school vouchers: Favors topic 7
Strongly Favors topic 18:
Replace coal & oil with alternatives
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Develop solar, geothermal, wind, hydropower and biomass: Strongly Favors topic 18
Phase out nuclear power; rejoin Kyoto Protocol: Strongly Favors topic 18
Transfer interstate highway funding to high-speed rail: Favors topic 18
Support Kyoto; phaseout nuclear; develop alternatives: Strongly Favors topic 18
Strongly Opposes topic 19:
Drug use is immoral: enforce laws against it
(+5 points on Social scale)
Decriminalize drug use; de-fund war on drugs: Strongly Opposes topic 19
Cutoff all U.S. military aid to Colombia: Opposes topic 19
Decriminalize marijuana; end funding for war on drugs: Strongly Opposes topic 19
Opposes topic 20:
Allow churches to provide welfare services
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Expand welfare with guaranteed income for all: Opposes topic 20
Strongly Favors topic 11:
Make taxes more progressive
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Steeply graduated income tax and estate tax: Strongly Favors topic 11
Limit maximum income to 10 times minimum income: Favors topic 11
Strongly Favors topic 12:
Illegal immigrants earn citizenship
(+5 points on Social scale)
End the militarization of the US/Mexican border: Favors topic 12
Give sanctuary to illegal immigrants & full social services: Strongly Favors topic 12
Strongly Opposes topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Withdraw from NAFTA, FTAA, WTO, and IMF: Strongly Opposes topic 13
Fair trade instead of NAFTA, CAFTA, and WTO: Strongly Opposes topic 13
Strongly Opposes topic 15:
Expand the armed forces
(+5 points on Social scale)
Close down all foreign military bases: Strongly Opposes topic 15
Reduce weaponry & defense spending significantly: Strongly Opposes topic 15
Strongly Favors topic 16:
Stricter limits on political campaign funds
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Public financing of campaigns, with free TV access: Strongly Favors topic 16
Promote public funding of elections: Strongly Favors topic 16
Opposes topic 14:
The Patriot Act harms civil liberties
(-3 points on Social scale)
Ban military tribunals, and restore habeas corpus: Strongly Opposes topic 14
Close down the DHS and repeal the Patriot Act: Strongly Opposes topic 14
Question the Patriot Act, prisoner abuse, & domestic spying: Strongly Favors topic 14
Strongly Favors topic 17:
US out of Iraq
(+5 points on Social scale)
Stop the Iraq War immediately: Strongly Favors topic 17

Other candidates' VoteMatch: Brian Moore on the issues:
Frontrunners:
GOP: Sen.John McCain
Democrat: Sen.Hillary Clinton
Democrat: Sen.Barack Obama

GOP V.P. Possibilities:
Mayor Rudy Giuliani(NYC)
Gov.Mike Huckabee(AR)
Sen.Joe Lieberman(CT)
Gov.Mitt Romney(MA)
Gov. Mark Sanford(SC)

Third Parties:
Libertarian: Rep.Bob Barr
Libertarian: Sen.Mike Gravel
Constitution: Amb.Alan Keyes
Liberation: Gloria La Riva
Green: Rep.Cynthia McKinney
Socialist: Brian Moore
Independent: Ralph Nader
Libertarian: Rep.Ron Paul
Abortion
Budget/Economy
Civil Rights
Corporations
Crime
Drugs
Education
Energy/Oil
Environment
Families/Children
Foreign Policy
Free Trade
Govt. Reform
Gun Control
Health Care
Homeland Security
Immigration
Infrastructure/Technology
Jobs
Principles/Values
Social Security
Tax Reform
War/Iraq/Mideast
Welfare/Poverty

Page last updated: Sep 30, 2008