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Rush Limbaugh on VoteMatch

 



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Opposes topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's unrestricted right
(-3 points on Social scale)
Feminists are pro-choice as an avenue of power over men: Opposes topic 1
Roe v. Wade is bad law; let states decide: Opposes topic 1
Women obsessed with abortion & intolerance are “feminazis”: Neutral on topic 1
Opposes topic 2:
Legally require hiring women & minorities
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Call NBA teams "gangs"; fans go to watch Crips vs. Bloods: Opposes topic 2
Feminism gives unattractive women access to mainstream: Strongly Opposes topic 2
Feminazis say all sex is rape, even the sex in marriage: Strongly Opposes topic 2
N.O.W. supports liberal feminists, not women in general: Opposes topic 2
Chivalry is male chauvinism to radical feminists: Neutral on topic 2
Men ogling women is part of gender equality: Neutral on topic 2
Do not subject women to the horrors of combat: Opposes topic 2
Strongly Opposes topic 3:
Comfortable with same-sex marriage
(-5 points on Social scale)
1995: AIDS is the only federally-protected virus: Strongly Opposes topic 3
Marriage is between one man and one woman: Strongly Opposes topic 3
Don’t encourage homosexuality by teaching it in grade school: Opposes topic 3
No gays in army; not a place for social experiments: Strongly Opposes topic 3
Drug abuse & unsafe sex cause AIDS, not homophobia: Opposes topic 3
Strongly Favors topic 4:
Keep God in the public sphere
(-5 points on Social scale)
War on poverty has failed; welfare destroys human potential: Favors topic 4
Constitution only works in a moral society: Favors topic 4
Establishment clause does not preclude school prayer: Strongly Favors topic 4
Strongly Opposes topic 5:
Expand ObamaCare
(+5 points on Economic scale)
FactCheck: No, ObamaCare has no effect on capital in economy: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Deregulate health care; government is the problem: Strongly Opposes topic 5
No opinion on topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Favors topic 7:
Vouchers for school choice
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Parents are tired of sending kids to inferiror schools: Favors topic 7
Vigorously promote educational choice and vouchers: Strongly Favors topic 7
Strongly Favors topic 8:
Human needs over animal rights
(-5 points on Social scale)
2007: Phasing out incandescent light bulbs is nanny state: Strongly Favors topic 8
FactCheck: No, forest acreage is not higher than ever: Strongly Favors topic 8
Animal rights movement is secular humanism vs. Bible: Strongly Favors topic 8
Priority on people, not on spotted owls: Strongly Favors topic 8
Strongly Favors topic 9:
Stricter punishment reduces crime
(-5 points on Social scale)
Only thing cruel about death penalty is last-minute stays: Strongly Favors topic 9
Strongly Favors topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Handguns enhance safety & reduce crime rates: Strongly Favors topic 10
Strongly Opposes topic 11:
Higher taxes on the wealthy
(+5 points on Economic scale)
JFK believed in tax cuts to stimulate economy: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Capitalists give you jobs; don't assault them: Opposes topic 11
No trigger on tax cuts, “trigger lock” instead: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Targeted tax cuts make middle-class beholden to liberals: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Tax fairness is simple: Give our money back: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Opposes topic 12:
Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens
(-3 points on Social scale)
2005: Mexican illegal immigrants are an invasive species: Opposes topic 12
Enforce the law, secure the borders, and legalize some: Opposes topic 12
Strongly Favors topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Support for NAFTA cited in 1993 Gore-Perot debate: Strongly Favors topic 13
NAFTA lets unskilled Mexicans do our unskilled labor: Strongly Favors topic 13
No opinion on topic 14:
Maintain US sovereignty from UN
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Favors topic 15:
Expand the military
(-3 points on Social scale)
Fiscal cliff cuts defense without any political price: Favors topic 15
Strongly Opposes topic 16:
Stricter limits on political campaign funds
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Citizens United gives corporations same rights as unions: Strongly Opposes topic 16
Opposes topic 17:
Stay out of Iran
(-3 points on Social scale)
Claimed WMDs in Iraq even after Bush admitted no WMDs: Strongly Opposes topic 17
Democrats want war in Iraq to fail: Opposes topic 17
Gorbachev’s ouster gives world peace a chance; end Gorbasms: Neutral on topic 17
Strongly Opposes topic 18:
Prioritize green energy
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Cap-and-trade is a conspiracy to benefit Wall Street: Strongly Opposes topic 18
OpEd: Country's leading denier of global climate change: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Global warming is a religion; only God can destroy earth: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Global warming is bogus: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Let’s count all the disproven environmental myths: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Animals have no fundamental rights; only people do: Opposes topic 18
Economic growth is key to environmental cleanup: Favors topic 18
Strongly Favors topic 19:
Never legalize marijuana
(-5 points on Social scale)
Anti-smoking campaigners will celebrate legal marijuana: Favors topic 19
Laws against selling drugs and using drugs are good laws: Strongly Favors topic 19
Strongly Opposes topic 20:
Stimulus better than market-led recovery
(-5 points on Economic scale)
At Obama's inauguration: "I hope he fails": Opposes topic 20
FactCheck: No, 5.7% decline in '09 was before stimulus began: Strongly Opposes topic 20
1980s tax cuts created jobs by “trickle down”: Strongly Opposes topic 20

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Milton Friedman (Nobel Economist)
Rush Limbaugh' (Radio Talk Show Host)
Ayn Rand (Author and Philosopher)
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Libertarian Party
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Ronald Reagan(President,1981-1989)

Opinion Leaders on the Left:
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Arianna Huffington (Internet Columnist)
Robert Reich (Professor and Columnist)
Howard Schultz (CEO of Starbucks)
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Green Party
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John F. Kennedy(President,1961-1963)
Abortion
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Education
Energy/Oil
Environment
Families
Foreign Policy
Free Trade
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Health Care
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Page last updated: Mar 17, 2014