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Mike Thurmond on Abortion
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Mike Thurmond on Budget & Economy
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Mike Thurmond on Civil Rights
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  • Shift from group preferences to economic empowerment of all. (Aug 2000)
Mike Thurmond on Corporations
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Mike Thurmond on Crime
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Mike Thurmond on Drugs
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Mike Thurmond on Education
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  • Offer every parent Charter Schools and public school choice. (Aug 2000)
Mike Thurmond on Energy & Oil
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  • Supports tradable emissions permits for greenhouse gases. (Aug 2000)
Mike Thurmond on Environment
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Mike Thurmond on Families & Children
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  • Give parents tools to balance work and family. (Aug 2000)
Mike Thurmond on Foreign Policy
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  • Progressive Internationalism: globalize with US pre-eminence. (Aug 2000)
Mike Thurmond on Free Trade
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  • Build a rule-based global trading system. (Aug 2000)
Mike Thurmond on Government Reform
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  • Voluntary public financing for all general elections. (Aug 2000)
Mike Thurmond on Gun Control
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  • Prevent unauthorized firearm use with "smart gun" technology. (Aug 2000)
  • Rated ? by the NRA, indicating a mixed voting record on gun rights. (Aug 2010)
Mike Thurmond on Health Care
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  • Establish "report cards" on HMO quality of care. (Aug 2000)
Mike Thurmond on Homeland Security
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Mike Thurmond on Immigration
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Mike Thurmond on Jobs
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Mike Thurmond on Principles & Values
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  • Desperate need for fundamental change in Washington. (Apr 2010)
  • Supports Hyde Park Declaration of "Third Way" centrism. (Aug 2000)
Mike Thurmond on Social Security
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  • Create Retirement Savings Accounts. (Aug 2000)
Mike Thurmond on Tax Reform
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  • Reward achievement and entrepreneurship. (Apr 2010)
Mike Thurmond on Technology
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  • Chief information officer to digitize federal government. (Aug 2000)
Mike Thurmond on War & Peace
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Mike Thurmond on Welfare & Poverty
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  • Finish welfare reform by moving able recipients into jobs. (Aug 2000)


VoteMatch Responses
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VoteMatch Question & Answer
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No opinion on topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's right
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
No opinion on topic 2:
Require hiring more women & minorities
(0 points on Economic scale)
Shift from group preferences to economic empowerment of all: Neutral on topic 2
No opinion on topic 3:
Same-sex domestic partnership benefits
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
No opinion on topic 4:
Teacher-led prayer in public schools
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
No opinion on topic 8:
Death Penalty
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
No opinion on topic 9:
Mandatory Three Strikes sentencing laws
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Opposes topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Prevent unauthorized firearm use with "smart gun" technology: Opposes topic 10
Rated ? by the NRA, indicating a mixed voting record on gun rights: Opposes topic 10
Favors topic 5:
More federal funding for health coverage
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Establish "report cards" on HMO quality of care: Favors topic 5
Favors topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Create Retirement Savings Accounts: Favors topic 6
Opposes topic 7:
Parents choose schools via vouchers
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Offer every parent Charter Schools and public school choice: Opposes topic 7
Favors topic 18:
Replace coal & oil with alternatives
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Supports tradable emissions permits for greenhouse gases: Favors topic 18
No opinion on topic 19:
Drug use is immoral: enforce laws against it
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Favors topic 20:
Allow churches to provide welfare services
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Finish welfare reform by moving able recipients into jobs: Favors topic 20
Opposes topic 11:
Make taxes more progressive
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Reward achievement and entrepreneurship: Opposes topic 11
No opinion on topic 12:
Illegal immigrants earn citizenship
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Favors topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Build a rule-based global trading system: Favors topic 13
No opinion on topic 15:
Expand the armed forces
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
No opinion on topic 16:
Stricter limits on political campaign funds
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
No opinion on topic 14:
The Patriot Act harms civil liberties
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Favors topic 17:
US out of Iraq
(+2 points on Social scale)
Progressive Internationalism: globalize with US pre-eminence: Favors topic 17

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