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Strongly Opposes topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's right
(-5 points on Social scale)
Abortion violates constitutional rights for our posterity: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Opposes topic 2:
Require hiring more women & minorities
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Require companies to hire Americans, period: Opposes topic 2
Favors topic 3:
Same-sex domestic partnership benefits
(+2 points on Social scale)
Don't treat gay-Americans as hyphenated-Americans: Favors topic 3
Favors topic 4:
Teacher-led prayer in public schools
(-3 points on Social scale)
School prayer is ok, but not if at all mandatory: Favors topic 4
Favors topic 8:
Death Penalty
(-3 points on Social scale)
Support death penalty only for absolutely proven crimes: Favors topic 8
Opposes topic 9:
Mandatory Three Strikes sentencing laws
(+2 points on Social scale)
No mandatory sentencing: Opposes topic 9
Strongly Favors topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Repeal NFA Title I & II: Strongly Favors topic 10
Opposes topic 5:
More federal funding for health coverage
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Treat those who are incapable of caring for themselves: Favors topic 5
Replace ObamaCare with Mealer Economic Initiative: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Favors topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Privatize Social Security with a Government option: Favors topic 6
Favors topic 7:
Parents choose schools via vouchers
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Supports choosing schools via vouchers: Favors topic 7
Opposes topic 18:
Replace coal & oil with alternatives
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Drill here; drill now; end dependency: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Replace most coal & oil; design non-EV autos: Favors topic 18
Strongly Favors topic 19:
Drug use is immoral: enforce laws against it
(-5 points on Social scale)
Asylum for insider aliens turning in drug smugglers: Strongly Favors topic 19
Drug use is a hazard to other people: Favors topic 19
Opposes topic 20:
Allow churches to provide welfare services
(-3 points on Economic scale)
No church-based welfare services with taxpayer funds: Opposes topic 20
Opposes topic 11:
Make taxes more progressive
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Replace tax system with the FairTax: Opposes topic 11
Strongly Favors topic 12:
Illegal immigrants earn citizenship
(+5 points on Social scale)
Earn citizenship via the Mealer Immigration Policy: Favors topic 12
End Mexican drug trade by path to citizenship: Strongly Favors topic 12
Strongly Opposes topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(-5 points on Economic scale)
No free trade; no UN membership: Strongly Opposes topic 13
Labor standards in the US and abroad: Opposes topic 13
Favors topic 15:
Expand the armed forces
(-3 points on Social scale)
Expand armed forces programs: Favors topic 15
Strongly Favors topic 16:
Stricter limits on political campaign funds
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Crush special interests & incumbents who oppose 3rd parties: Strongly Favors topic 16
Favors topic 14:
The Patriot Act harms civil liberties
(+2 points on Social scale)
Oppose the Patriot Act; but support profiling: Favors topic 14
Favors topic 17:
US out of Iraq & Afghanistan
(+2 points on Social scale)
Out of Iraq & Afghanistan; stay in Pakistan: Favors topic 17

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Gov.Sarah Palin(AK)
Gov.Tim Pawlenty(MN)
Donald Trump(NY)
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
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Principles/Values
Social Security
Tax Reform
War/Iraq/Mideast
Welfare/Poverty

Page last updated: Jan 25, 2012