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Carl Sheeler on Abortion
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  • Medically and financially assist a woman's right to choose. (Feb 2006)
  • Roe v. Wade has been decided; keep abortion legal. (Nov 2004)
Carl Sheeler on Budget & Economy
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Carl Sheeler on Civil Rights
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  • Meditation ok in schools; prayer is not. (Aug 2006)
  • Imperative against gender, sex, & age discrimination. (Jun 2006)
  • Equal rights for same gender relationships. (Feb 2006)
  • Recognize civil unions; supports same-sex marriage. (Nov 2004)
  • Women & minorities are underrepresented in business. (Nov 2004)
Carl Sheeler on Corporations
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Carl Sheeler on Crime
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  • Life imprisonment instead of death penalty. (Aug 2006)
  • Opposes mandatory Three Strikes sentencing. (Aug 2006)
  • End parole for repeat violent offenders. (Nov 2004)
Carl Sheeler on Drugs
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  • Drug use is a health issue, not a moral issue. (Aug 2006)
  • Decriminalize marijuana possession. (Nov 2004)
Carl Sheeler on Education
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  • Supports private scholarships & portable education accounts. (Jun 2006)
  • Tax credit for educational expenses. (Feb 2006)
  • Replace property tax with gambling tax as school revenue. (Feb 2006)
  • Educate children about sex rather than moralizing. (Nov 2004)
Carl Sheeler on Energy & Oil
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  • Make alternative energy a national priority. (Feb 2006)
  • Begin with environment friendly public transportation. (Nov 2004)
Carl Sheeler on Environment
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Carl Sheeler on Families & Children
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Carl Sheeler on Foreign Policy
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  • Combine energy policy & improve relations with oil exporters. (Jun 2006)
Carl Sheeler on Free Trade
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  • Charge companies $20,000 per worked for each exported job. (Jun 2006)
Carl Sheeler on Government Reform
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  • Reduce federal election spending & lobbying influence. (Jun 2006)
  • Term limits for governor but not for legislature. (Nov 2004)
  • Limit PAC, corporate, and individual campaign contributions. (Nov 2004)
Carl Sheeler on Gun Control
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  • Prior felonies should restrict gun ownership. (Aug 2006)
  • Supports safety locks, licensing, background checks, & more. (Nov 2004)
Carl Sheeler on Health Care
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  • Preventive medicine is real health care. (Feb 2006)
  • We have a shared responsibility to take care of ourselves. (Feb 2006)
Carl Sheeler on Homeland Security
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  • Patriot Act harms civil liberties. (Aug 2006)
  • More spending on armed forces. (Aug 2006)
Carl Sheeler on Immigration
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  • Discriminating against immigrants is false justification. (Feb 2006)
Carl Sheeler on Jobs
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Carl Sheeler on Principles & Values
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  • Declared bankruptcy due to financial problems from divorce. (May 2006)
  • Switched from Republican to Democratic in 2004. (May 2006)
  • Political hero is Paul Wellstone. (May 2006)
Carl Sheeler on Social Security
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  • No privatization; yes on lifting cap. (Aug 2006)
Carl Sheeler on Tax Reform
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  • Restore millionaire tax cuts & pursue loopholes. (Jun 2006)
  • Property taxes are regressive. (Nov 2004)
Carl Sheeler on Technology
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Carl Sheeler on War & Peace
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  • Replace US occupation in Iraq with coalition forces. (Jun 2006)
Carl Sheeler on Welfare & Poverty
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  • Churches providing welfare ok, if equal access to all faiths. (Aug 2006)
  • Hand-up, not hand-out. (Nov 2004)


VoteMatch Responses
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VoteMatch Question & Answer
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Strongly Favors topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's right
(10 points on Social scale)
Medically and financially assist a woman's right to choose: Strongly Favors topic 1
Roe v. Wade has been decided; keep abortion legal: Strongly Favors topic 1
Strongly Favors topic 2:
Require companies to hire more women & minorities
(0 points on Economic scale)
Imperative against gender, sex, & age discrimination: Strongly Favors topic 2
Women & minorities are underrepresented in business: Strongly Favors topic 2
Strongly Favors topic 3:
Sexual orientation protected by civil rights laws
(10 points on Social scale)
Equal rights for same gender relationships: Strongly Favors topic 3
Recognize civil unions; supports same-sex marriage: Strongly Favors topic 3
Strongly Opposes topic 4:
Teach family values in public schools
(10 points on Social scale)
Meditation ok in schools; prayer is not: Strongly Opposes topic 4
Educate children about sex rather than moralizing: Opposes topic 4
Strongly Favors topic 5:
More federal funding for health coverage
(0 points on Economic scale)
Preventive medicine is real health care: Favors topic 5
We have a shared responsibility to take care of ourselves: Strongly Favors topic 5
Opposes topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(2 points on Economic scale)
No privatization; yes on lifting cap: Opposes topic 6
Favors topic 7:
Parents choose schools via vouchers
(7 points on Social scale)
Supports private scholarships & portable education accounts: Favors topic 7
Opposes topic 8:
Death Penalty
(7 points on Social scale)
Life imprisonment instead of death penalty: Opposes topic 8
Opposes topic 9:
Mandatory Three Strikes sentencing laws
(7 points on Social scale)
Opposes mandatory Three Strikes sentencing: Strongly Opposes topic 9
End parole for repeat violent offenders: Favors topic 9
Strongly Opposes topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(0 points on Social scale)
Prior felonies should restrict gun ownership: Opposes topic 10
Supports safety locks, licensing, background checks, & more: Strongly Opposes topic 10
Strongly Opposes topic 11:
Decrease overall taxation of the wealthy
(0 points on Economic scale)
Restore millionaire tax cuts & pursue loopholes: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Property taxes are regressive: Opposes topic 11
Strongly Favors topic 12:
Illegal immigrants earn citizenship
(10 points on Economic scale)
Discriminating against immigrants is false justification: Strongly Favors topic 12
Opposes topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(2 points on Economic scale)
Charge companies $20,000 per worked for each exported job: Opposes topic 13
Favors topic 14:
The Patriot Act harms civil liberties
(2 points on Social scale)
Patriot Act harms civil liberties: Favors topic 14
Favors topic 15:
More spending on armed forces
(2 points on Economic scale)
More spending on armed forces: Favors topic 15
Strongly Favors topic 16:
Stricter limits on political campaign funds
(0 points on Economic scale)
Reduce federal election spending & lobbying influence: Strongly Favors topic 16
Limit PAC, corporate, and individual campaign contributions: Strongly Favors topic 16
Strongly Favors topic 17:
Replace US troops with UN in Iraq
(0 points on Economic scale)
Replace US occupation in Iraq with coalition forces: Strongly Favors topic 17
Strongly Favors topic 18:
Replace coal & oil with alternatives
(0 points on Economic scale)
Make alternative energy a national priority: Strongly Favors topic 18
Begin with environment friendly public transportation: Strongly Favors topic 18
Strongly Opposes topic 19:
Drug use is immoral: enforce laws against it
(10 points on Social scale)
Drug use is a health issue, not a moral issue: Opposes topic 19
Decriminalize marijuana possession: Strongly Opposes topic 19
Favors topic 20:
Allow churches to provide welfare services
(2 points on Social scale)
Churches providing welfare ok, if equal access to all faiths: Favors topic 20
Hand-up, not hand-out: Favors topic 20

Carl Sheeler is a Populist-Leaning Liberal.
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