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Al Gore on Families & Children
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  • Teaching career focuses on family in America. (Jun 24)
  • Fiscal discipline helps single people as well as families. (Nov 2000)
  • Faith and family are America’s biggest strengths. (Oct 2000)
  • Abstinence Ed in the context of comprehensive Sex Ed. (Sep 2000)
  • Hold entertainment industry accountable. (Sep 2000)
  • Enable 7 of 10 families to own a home. (Sep 2000)
  • Focus on “working families” via tax cuts & education. (Aug 2000)
  • Tax cuts for families will help care for both young and old. (Jun 2000)
  • Parental Responsibility Accounts: dads pay kids, not welfare. (Jun 2000)
  • Employ “dead-broke dads”, crack down on “deadbeat dads.”. (Jun 2000)
  • After-school care for 10 million kids. (May 2000)
  • 50% After-School Tax Credit for kids 6 to 16. (May 2000)
  • Solution is gun control, V-chips, and character education. (Apr 2000)
  • Elian’s interests paramount over diplomatic interests. (Apr 2000)
  • Tax credits for child care for working & at-home families. (Jan 2000)
  • We need more self-restraint in the media. (Dec 1999)
  • After-school programs prevent most drug use. (Jun 1999)
  • Tobacco is greatest threat to kids’ health. (Jun 1999)
  • Protect kids from Internet smut as part of “e-rate”. (Jun 1999)
  • Pre-school available to every child in every community. (Jun 1999)
  • Supports V-Chip and parental controls over TV & Internet. (May 1999)
  • More restrictions on underage smoking. (May 1999)
  • Enroll uninsured children in federal health programs. (May 1999)
  • Supports Family and Medical Leave Act. (Nov 1998)
Alan Keyes on Families & Children
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  • Don’t lower crime age as a result of adult moral failure. (Jan 2000)
  • Save kids’ souls-they don’t need free speech. (Jan 2000)
  • Kids need love from a two-parent marriage. (Jan 2000)
  • Health insurance is family responsibility, not government’s. (Jan 2000)
  • Radical gay agenda is destroying the family. (Jan 2000)
  • Shape our children’s consciences in the fear of God. (Dec 1999)
  • Disintegration of the family causes social ills. (Jun 1999)
Bill Bradley on Families & Children
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  • Enforce child support more. (Aug 2000)
  • Government partnership creates family infrastructure. (Aug 2000)
  • School violence: media responsibility & adult supervision. (Dec 1999)
  • Expand Family Leave laws. (Oct 1999)
  • Global economy ignores the 6:30 dinner hour. (Oct 1999)
  • Create a nationwide system for childcare. (Oct 1999)
  • $2.6B for preschool, childcare, colleges, and volunteers. (Oct 1999)
  • Proposed senior Americorps for mentoring kids. (Oct 1999)
  • Children are ignored because they have no political money. (Jun 1999)
  • Business; civil; govt; & parents: do more for kids. (Jun 1999)
  • Free parents to raise good kids, rather than blame them. (Jun 1999)
  • Children in poverty need health care and day care. (May 1999)
  • Urban kids need connections & family to find meaning. (Jan 1997)
  • Voted for National Service & summer youth programs. (Sep 1995)
  • Voted for V-Chip & telecomm self-censorship. (Jun 1995)
Bill Clinton on Families & Children
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  • New Initiatives to Collect more Child Support. (Sep 2000)
  • Incentives for home ownership. (Aug 2000)
  • Get tough on youth violence and gangs. (Jan 1996)
Colin Powell on Families & Children
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  • Promise One: Ongoing relationships with caring adults. (Jan 8)
  • Promise Two: Safe places during nonschool hours. (Jan 8)
  • GOP values fuel families; families build communities. (Aug 1996)
  • A sense of shame is not a bad moral compass. (Jan 1995)
Dan Quayle on Families & Children
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  • Promote agenda of family values. (Jul 1994)
  • Promote at-home parents via 30% tax cut & less fed rules. (Sep 1999)
  • TV causes problems facing American families. (Jul 1999)
  • Fed policies drive parents away from home & into workplace. (Jun 1999)
  • Daycare credits; more flex-time; less regulation. (Jun 1999)
  • Support stay-at-home moms as much as working women. (Jun 1999)
  • Males become men by supporting their children. (Jun 1999)
  • Daycare keeps parents on treadmill instead of with kids. (Jun 1999)
  • Reduce tax burdens on families. (May 1999)
  • “Children’s rights” wrongly undermines parental authority. (May 1999)
  • Parental responsibility prevents crimes by kids. (Apr 1999)
  • Littleton due to lack of parenting & character education. (Apr 1999)
  • Prosecute parents for gross negligence if kids kill. (Apr 1999)
Dick Cheney on Families & Children
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  • For families: improve schools; reform taxes; restore honesty. (Aug 2000)
  • Voted against WIC welfare nuttrition programs. (Jul 2000)
  • More funds for pre-school & early education. (Jan 1988)
  • More obscenity enforcement; more character education. (Jan 1988)
  • More funds for foster care, adoption, & child support laws. (Jan 1988)
Elizabeth Dole on Families & Children
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  • Protect Children from Sexual Material on the Internet. (Jul 1999)
  • Littleton due to lack of school discipline, not TV. (Apr 1999)
  • Supported raising the drinking age to 21. (Feb 1999)
Gary Bauer on Families & Children
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  • Pro-marriage & virtue; anti-porn & Hollywood promiscuity. (Jan 2000)
  • Columbine resulted from our undermining the sanctity of life. (Dec 1999)
  • Nazi salutes indicated problem at Columbine. (Dec 1999)
  • Juvenile violence based on mass media & abortion. (Apr 1999)
  • Parents need more time with kids, not more taxes. (Jan 1998)
  • Child care assistance needed for relatives, not facilities. (Jan 1998)
  • More child tax credits; more flex-time. (Jan 1998)
George W. Bush on Families & Children
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  • Tax cut plan helps single people as well as families. (Nov 2000)
  • Internet filters, ratings, & parental monitorinf for kids. (Oct 2000)
  • Solution to Columbine: Love your neighbor like yourself. (Oct 2000)
  • Paying taxes hurts family time for middle class. (Sep 2000)
  • Blueprint: Focus on community; adoption; fatherhood; safety. (Sep 2000)
  • Safety at school & home: Project Sentry & Project ChildSafe. (Sep 2000)
  • Teach our children the values that defeat violence. (Aug 2000)
  • Fathers’ registry will promote involvement, responsibility. (Jul 2000)
  • $75M to support veterans to mentor youth. (Jul 2000)
  • $2.3 billion over 5 years for adoption & child welfare. (Jul 2000)
  • Use Florida courts for Elian, not middle-of-the-night raids. (Apr 2000)
  • Promote abstinence in schools and via churches. (Apr 2000)
  • Parental accountability is more important than trigger locks. (Mar 2000)
  • Leave no child behind, via improving schools & health care. (Jan 2000)
  • More daycare funds; caseworkers; “Second Chance” homes. (Jun 1999)
  • Abstinence Ed should get funded as much as Sex Ed. (Jun 1999)
  • Appropriate to draw a moral line for children. (Jun 1999)
  • V-chip OK, but cultural changes are better. (May 1999)
  • Filter - or avoid - media that romanticizes violence. (Apr 1999)
  • Enforce child protection and child support. (Jan 1999)
  • Teach kids right (abstinence) and wrong (drugs & gangs). (Apr 1998)
Harry Browne on Families & Children
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  • You know what’s best for your family better than politicians. (Sep 2000)
  • “Family Values” means politicians decide for your family. (Sep 2000)
  • Gay adoption OK; all adoptions are private contracts. (Jul 2000)
  • Families are the first dept. of Housing, Education & Welfare. (Jan 2000)
  • Repeal income tax so parents can afford education. (May 1996)
  • Less govt & lower taxes means better child raising. (Jul 1995)
  • Enforcing “responsible entertainment” is censorship. (Jul 1995)
Hillary Clinton on Families & Children
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  • Leave no child behind; it still takes a village. (Aug 2000)
  • Leave politics out of Elian decision. (Apr 2000)
  • Governments can’t love child; but it can help families. (Apr 2000)
  • Decide Elian’s fate via ongoing INS legal process. (Apr 2000)
  • Caution in treating preschoolers with psychiatric drugs. (Mar 2000)
  • Caution in treating preschoolers with psychiatric drugs. (Mar 2000)
  • Parents’ dedication improves kids’ lives. (Jan 2000)
  • Treat kids as “child citizens” not “minors” under the law. (Dec 1999)
  • No dividing line between government vs. parents & children. (Dec 1999)
  • Community support is key to valuing families. (Dec 1999)
  • Boycott violent media and products. (Aug 1999)
  • Send message: It is the job of children to learn. (Jul 1999)
  • Early-warning hotlines for homicidal & suicidal students. (Jul 1999)
  • Society is responsible for alienation that causes violence. (Jun 1999)
  • Help “sandwiched” parents care for elderly plus kids. (Jan 1999)
  • More funds for after-school programs. (Nov 1998)
  • Keep kids busy from 2PM to 8 PM to avoid trouble. (Nov 1998)
  • Expand Family and Medical Leave Act. (Aug 1998)
  • Spend more time with kids to prevent violence. (Apr 1998)
  • “It Takes a Village” is about relationships, not geography. (Oct 1996)
  • Change what kids see in the media. (Jun 1995)
  • Men should be full participants in child-raising. (May 1994)
  • No tea and cookies for her, but no insult intended. (Jul 1992)
Howard Phillips on Families & Children
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  • Family government is the highest form of government. (May 1998)
  • Strengthen families by downsizing government. (May 1998)
Jesse Ventura on Families & Children
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  • No more tax subsidy for child care; parents’ responsibilty. (Jan 1999)
  • Community regulates behavior better than government. (Jan 1999)
John Ashcroft on Families & Children
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  • Fight the assault on the American family. (Sep 2000)
  • Focus on kids: drug-free schools & good health care. (Sep 2000)
  • More parental involvement to reduce juvenile crime. (Sep 2000)
John Hagelin on Families & Children
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  • Better education & development to reduce juvenile crime. (Jan 2000)
John McCain on Families & Children
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  • Unfiltered Internet robs our children of their innocence. (Dec 1999)
  • Parents should be active in media kids are exposed to. (Jul 1999)
  • Label violent media products like we label cigarettes. (Jun 1999)
  • Media Responsibility Act requires video & music labeling. (Jun 1999)
  • Violence in media caused Littleton shootings. (Apr 1999)
Pat Buchanan on Families & Children
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  • Shut down NEA; Hollywood causes moral decay. (Sep 2000)
  • Elian should stay in US; father is speaking under duress. (Jan 2000)
  • Home schooling teaches children values. (Sep 1999)
  • Lacerate entertainment industry that pollutes our culture. (Apr 1999)
  • Littleton due to poisoned culture declaring “God is dead”. (Apr 1999)
Ralph Nader on Families & Children
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  • Democracy needs youth’s energy & participation. (Jun 2000)
  • Commercialism & TV make childrearing more difficult. (Jun 2000)
  • Support personal responsibility; teach dispute resolution. (Jun 2000)
  • TV ads targeting kids are “electronic child molesting”. (Feb 2000)
  • Corporate TV marketers are raising our kids. (Oct 1999)
  • National speed limit saves lives. (Mar 1996)
  • Commercial TV separates children from parents. (Dec 1995)
Rev. Jesse Jackson on Families & Children
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  • Citizenship Education Fund focuses on youth development. (Dec 2000)
  • Send Elian back to Cuba; Castro is OK. (Aug 2000)
  • Give our children education & character, as lasting gifts. (Jul 1999)
  • Nurture, not police. (Aug 1995)
  • Jackson populism: attack big business; stress family values. (Jul 1991)
Ross Perot on Families & Children
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  • Place disadvantaged kids in government-funded homes. (Nov 1992)
  • At EDS, adultery is grounds for immediate dismissal. (Nov 1992)
Rudy Giuliani on Families & Children
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  • Give Elian citizenship; decide fate in family court. (Apr 2000)
  • Good jobs build good families-we’ve created 360,000 jobs. (Feb 2000)
  • Child Protection should move toward permanent foster homes. (Jan 2000)
Steve Forbes on Families & Children
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  • Celebrate marriage; support it via tax cuts & other policy. (Jan 2000)
  • Don’t raid unemployment funds for family leave. (Dec 1999)
  • Reinforce marriage as a legal contract. (Nov 1999)
  • Allow easier adoption by loving married couples. (Nov 1999)
  • Ease adoption rules for church-based marriages. (May 1999)
Tommy Thompson on Families & Children
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  • Demand child support or fathers face jail. (Aug 1995)

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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