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Jim Holt on Abortion
Click here for 7 full quotes on Abortion OR background on Abortion.
  • Abortion is not a woman's right. (Apr 2010)
  • Would not support any pro-choice judicial candidate. (Oct 2004)
  • End ALL abortion -- it is wholesale infanticide. (Sep 2004)
  • Will not confirm judges who uphold Roe v. Wade. (Jul 2004)
  • End all abortions except perhaps in cases of incest or rape. (Jul 2004)
  • Taxpayers should not have to pay for abortions. (Jul 2004)
  • Choose to save mother’s life, not to kill babies. (Jul 2002)
Jim Holt on Budget & Economy
Click here for 4 full quotes on Budget & Economy OR background on Budget & Economy.
  • Against extending unemployment benefits. (Jul 2004)
  • Iraqis can rebuild their country with their resources. (Jul 2004)
  • We must starve the federal government. (Jul 2004)
  • The economy is hindered by the deficit. (Jul 2004)
Jim Holt on Civil Rights
Click here for 9 full quotes on Civil Rights OR background on Civil Rights.
  • Don't require companies to hire more women & minorities. (Apr 2010)
  • No same-sex domestic partnership benefits. (Apr 2010)
  • Amend the federal constitution to ban gay marriage. (Oct 2004)
  • The Patriot Act is misnamed and should be greatly amended. (Jul 2004)
  • English should be the official language themselves. (Jul 2004)
  • Define marriage as a union between a man and a woman. (Jul 2004)
  • Support an Amendment barring gay marriage. (Jul 2004)
  • Allowing gay marriage is disastrous. (Jul 2004)
  • Don’t consider race, ethnicity, or gender when hiring. (Jul 2002)
Jim Holt on Corporations
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Jim Holt on Crime
Click here for 6 full quotes on Crime OR background on Crime.
  • Support the Death Penalty. (Apr 2010)
  • Mandatory Three Strikes sentencing laws. (Apr 2010)
  • Two eyewitnesses are good enough for capital punishment. (Jul 2004)
  • ‘Mentally impaired’ or ‘insanity’ plea thwart justice. (Jul 2004)
  • Concerned about innocents being put to death. (Jul 2004)
  • End parole for repeat violent offenders. (Jul 2002)
Jim Holt on Drugs
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  • Drug use is immoral: enforce laws against it. (Apr 2010)
  • Strengthen penalties for drug-related crimes. (Jul 2002)
Jim Holt on Education
Click here for 7 full quotes on Education OR background on Education.
  • Teacher-led prayer in public schools. (Apr 2010)
  • Parents choose schools via vouchers. (Apr 2010)
  • Repeal the terrible No Child Left Behind Act. (Jul 2004)
  • Support the use of taxpayer-funded vouchers. (Jul 2004)
  • Eliminate the Department of Education & NEA. (Jul 2004)
  • Teacher-led voluntary prayer in public schools. (Jul 2002)
  • Vouchers OK for public, private, religious schools. (Jul 2002)
Jim Holt on Energy & Oil
Click here for 3 full quotes on Energy & Oil OR background on Energy & Oil.
  • Support alternative fuels but with free market. (Apr 2010)
  • Drilling for oil in Alaska won’t cause environmental damage. (Oct 2004)
  • Support tax incentives for R&D of energy sources. (Jul 2004)
Jim Holt on Environment
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  • Support tax incentives for R&D of emission controls. (Jul 2004)
  • Open Arctic National Wildlife Refuge for oil exploration. (Jul 2004)
  • The US should not re-enter the Kyoto treaty. (Jul 2004)
Jim Holt on Families & Children
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Jim Holt on Foreign Policy
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  • Cut America’s share of UN contributions. (Jul 2004)
  • Iraqis have gained a republic if they can keep it. (Jul 2004)
Jim Holt on Free Trade
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  • Expand free trade. (Apr 2010)
  • Keep status quo on trading with Cuba. (Jul 2004)
  • Take steps to stop job losses. (Jul 2004)
  • NAFTA has been hurtful. (Jul 2004)
Jim Holt on Government Reform
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  • Remove limits on political campaign funds. (Apr 2010)
  • Campaign reform is incumbency protection. (Aug 2004)
  • Campaign Finance Reform Act is unconstitutional. (Jul 2004)
  • Rid America of all unconstitutional programs. (Jul 2004)
  • Reduce the Commerce Department and the FDA. (Jul 2004)
Jim Holt on Gun Control
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  • Absolute right to gun ownership. (Apr 2010)
  • End the Assault Weapons Ban. (Jul 2004)
  • Limit lawsuits on firearm manufacturers. (Jul 2004)
Jim Holt on Health Care
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  • Avoid federal funding for health coverage. (Apr 2010)
  • Real the Prescription Drug benefit. (Jul 2004)
  • Turn the FDA into an optional agency. (Jul 2004)
  • Prescription Drug benefit costs too much. (Jul 2004)
  • Stop giving a free ride in medical R&D to other countries. (Jul 2004)
  • Prices of prescription drugs should not be controlled. (Jul 2004)
  • Taxpayers should not be asked to pay for other’s health care. (Jul 2004)
  • Medical marijuana should be a state decision--I’d vote no. (Jul 2004)
  • Repeal any federal health care takeover. (Jul 2010)
Jim Holt on Homeland Security
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  • The Patriot Act harms civil liberties. (Apr 2010)
  • Expand the armed forces. (Apr 2010)
  • Trust Bush’s homeland security decisions and recommendations. (Oct 2004)
  • Pull troops out of places like Bosnia and Haiti. (Jul 2004)
  • Expand the Military. (Jul 2004)
Jim Holt on Immigration
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  • Illegal immigrants should not earn citizenship. (Apr 2010)
  • Social programs shouldn’t apply to non-citizens. (Sep 2004)
  • Help immigrants become Americans themselves. (Jul 2004)
  • No amnesty for illegal immigrants. (Jul 2004)
Jim Holt on Jobs
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  • Restrict China trade until they float their currency. (Aug 2004)
Jim Holt on Principles & Values
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  • Pray that God will give Bush wisdom. (Jul 2004)
  • Separation of church and state cannot be done. (Jul 2004)
Jim Holt on Social Security
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  • Privatize Social Security. (Apr 2010)
  • Favor changing the amount of Social Security benefits. (Jul 2004)
  • Favor Social Security privatization. (Jul 2004)
  • End abortion to keep Social Security strong. (Jul 2004)
Jim Holt on Tax Reform
Click here for 3 full quotes on Tax Reform OR background on Tax Reform.
  • Reduce taxes instead of making taxes more progressive. (Apr 2010)
  • Taxes should be cut further. (Oct 2004)
  • Support a tax rate that is flatter and fairer. (Jul 2004)
Jim Holt on Technology
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Jim Holt on War & Peace
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  • US out of Iraq. (Apr 2010)
  • Reevaluate how we declare war. (Jul 2004)
  • Everyone thought Saddam had WMDs. (Jul 2004)
  • Let Military leaders decide when to pull out of war. (Jul 2004)
Jim Holt on Welfare & Poverty
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  • Allow churches to provide welfare services. (Apr 2010)
  • Separation of church and state cannot be done. (Aug 2004)


VoteMatch Responses
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Based on these stances:
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Strongly Opposes topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's right
(-5 points on Social scale)
Abortion is not a woman's right: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Would not support any pro-choice judicial candidate: Strongly Opposes topic 1
End ALL abortion -- it is wholesale infanticide: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Will not confirm judges who uphold Roe v. Wade: Strongly Opposes topic 1
End all abortions except perhaps in cases of incest or rape: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Taxpayers should not have to pay for abortions: Opposes topic 1
Choose to save mother’s life, not to kill babies: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Strongly Opposes topic 2:
Require hiring more women & minorities
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Don't require companies to hire more women & minorities: Opposes topic 2
Don’t consider race, ethnicity, or gender when hiring: Strongly Opposes topic 2
Strongly Opposes topic 3:
Same-sex domestic partnership benefits
(-5 points on Social scale)
No same-sex domestic partnership benefits: Strongly Opposes topic 3
Define marriage as a union between a man and a woman: Strongly Opposes topic 3
Support an Amendment barring gay marriage: Strongly Opposes topic 3
Allowing gay marriage is disastrous: Strongly Opposes topic 3
Favors topic 4:
Teacher-led prayer in public schools
(-3 points on Social scale)
Teacher-led prayer in public schools: Favors topic 4
Separation of church and state cannot be done: Opposes topic 4
Teacher-led voluntary prayer in public schools: Strongly Favors topic 4
Favors topic 8:
Death Penalty
(-3 points on Social scale)
Support the Death Penalty: Favors topic 8
Two eyewitnesses are good enough for capital punishment: Strongly Favors topic 8
Concerned about innocents being put to death: Opposes topic 8
Strongly Favors topic 9:
Mandatory Three Strikes sentencing laws
(-5 points on Social scale)
Mandatory Three Strikes sentencing laws: Strongly Favors topic 9
‘Mentally impaired’ or ‘insanity’ plea thwart justice: Favors topic 9
End parole for repeat violent offenders: Strongly Favors topic 9
Strongly Favors topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Absolute right to gun ownership: Strongly Favors topic 10
End the Assault Weapons Ban: Strongly Favors topic 10
Limit lawsuits on firearm manufacturers: Favors topic 10
Strongly Opposes topic 5:
More federal funding for health coverage
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Avoid federal funding for health coverage: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Prescription Drug benefit costs too much: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Repeal any federal health care takeover: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Strongly Favors topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Privatize Social Security: Favors topic 6
Favor Social Security privatization: Strongly Favors topic 6
Strongly Favors topic 7:
Parents choose schools via vouchers
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Parents choose schools via vouchers: Strongly Favors topic 7
Support the use of taxpayer-funded vouchers: Strongly Favors topic 7
Vouchers OK for public, private, religious schools: Strongly Favors topic 7
Opposes topic 18:
Replace coal & oil with alternatives
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Support alternative fuels but with free market: Favors topic 18
Drilling for oil in Alaska won’t cause environmental damage: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Support tax incentives for R&D of energy sources: Strongly Favors topic 18
Support tax incentives for R&D of emission controls: Favors topic 18
Open Arctic National Wildlife Refuge for oil exploration: Strongly Opposes topic 18
The US should not re-enter the Kyoto treaty: Opposes topic 18
Favors topic 19:
Drug use is immoral: enforce laws against it
(-3 points on Social scale)
Drug use is immoral: enforce laws against it: Favors topic 19
Medical marijuana should be a state decision--I’d vote no: Opposes topic 19
Strengthen penalties for drug-related crimes: Strongly Favors topic 19
Favors topic 20:
Allow churches to provide welfare services
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Allow churches to provide welfare services: Favors topic 20
Separation of church and state cannot be done: Favors topic 20
Strongly Opposes topic 11:
Make taxes more progressive
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Reduce taxes instead of making taxes more progressive: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Taxes should be cut further: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Support a tax rate that is flatter and fairer: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Strongly Opposes topic 12:
Illegal immigrants earn citizenship
(-5 points on Social scale)
Illegal immigrants should not earn citizenship: Strongly Opposes topic 12
Social programs shouldn’t apply to non-citizens: Strongly Opposes topic 12
English should be the official language themselves: Opposes topic 12
Help immigrants become Americans themselves: Opposes topic 12
No amnesty for illegal immigrants: Strongly Opposes topic 12
Opposes topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Expand free trade: Favors topic 13
Take steps to stop job losses: Opposes topic 13
NAFTA has been hurtful: Strongly Opposes topic 13
Strongly Favors topic 15:
Expand the armed forces
(-5 points on Social scale)
Expand the armed forces: Favors topic 15
Expand the Military: Strongly Favors topic 15
Strongly Opposes topic 16:
Stricter limits on political campaign funds
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Remove limits on political campaign funds: Opposes topic 16
Campaign reform is incumbency protection: Strongly Opposes topic 16
Strongly Favors topic 14:
The Patriot Act harms civil liberties
(+5 points on Social scale)
The Patriot Act harms civil liberties: Strongly Favors topic 14
The Patriot Act is misnamed and should be greatly amended: Strongly Favors topic 14
Favors topic 17:
US out of Iraq
(+2 points on Social scale)
US out of Iraq: Favors topic 17

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