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Shane Osborn on Abortion
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  • Adamantly protect the life of the unborn. (Nov 2013)
Shane Osborn on Budget & Economy
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  • Nation can grow out of fiscal woes by expanding the economy. (Jan 2014)
  • Combat spending instead of kicking the can down the road. (Dec 2013)
Shane Osborn on Civil Rights
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  • Marriage is only between one man and one woman. (Nov 2013)
Shane Osborn on Corporations
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  • Small businesses are the job creators that fuel our economy. (Oct 2013)
Shane Osborn on Crime
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Shane Osborn on Drugs
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  • 2000: Posted in Ecuador in support of local anti-drug effort. (Nov 2001)
Shane Osborn on Education
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Shane Osborn on Energy & Oil
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Shane Osborn on Environment
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Shane Osborn on Families & Children
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  • At age 5, raised in Nebraska after parents divorced. (Nov 2001)
  • Canceled wedding because he did not want to get divorced. (Nov 2001)
Shane Osborn on Foreign Policy
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  • Economic sanctions against Russia to stem Ukrainian crisis. (Mar 2014)
  • Learned geopolitics as Navy flyer posted in world hotspots. (Nov 2001)
Shane Osborn on Free Trade
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  • America should compete in a global, free-market economy. (Oct 2013)
Shane Osborn on Government Reform
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  • Cut 60 redundant federal agencies and save $60B. (Feb 2014)
Shane Osborn on Gun Control
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  • Oppose any gun or ammunition ban. (Feb 2014)
Shane Osborn on Health Care
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  • AdWatch: Never waver to repeal ObamaCare & protect freedom. (Mar 2014)
  • Repeal ObamaCare; it's government intrusion into free market. (Oct 2013)
  • Propose better options, then repeal ObamaCare. (Jul 2013)
Shane Osborn on Homeland Security
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  • Reducing size of military makes us look weak. (Mar 2014)
  • Strong voice for America's Veterans. (Oct 2013)
  • Hawkish on defense, but measured response. (Jul 2013)
  • Routinely tracked by Chinese fighter jets while on patrol. (Nov 2001)
  • Destroyed all computers & paperwork before Chinese capture. (Nov 2001)
Shane Osborn on Immigration
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  • Begin with strict border control but don't allow citizenship. (Jul 2013)
Shane Osborn on Jobs
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Shane Osborn on Principles & Values
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  • Endorsed by Tea Party-oriented group, Freedom Works. (Nov 2013)
  • Born in South Dakota; learned to fly at early age. (Nov 2001)
  • Joined Civil Air Patrol at age 12. (Nov 2001)
  • At age 16, took 220 stitches in near-fatal car crash. (Nov 2001)
  • Piloted crippled aircraft to China after midair collision. (Apr 2001)
Shane Osborn on Social Security
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Shane Osborn on Tax Reform
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  • Cut taxes; reduce spending; Balanced Budget. (Oct 2013)
Shane Osborn on Technology
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Shane Osborn on War & Peace
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  • We let Syria & Iran cross the red line. (Mar 2014)
  • Mid-air collision with Chinese fighter over South China Sea. (Nov 2001)
  • Kept as POW by Chinese after crash-landing at Hainan. (Nov 2001)
Shane Osborn on Welfare & Poverty
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  • Impoverished people endure and work for a better future. (Nov 2001)


VoteMatch Responses
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Based on these stances:
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Strongly Opposes topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's unrestricted right
(-5 points on Social scale)
Adamantly protect the life of the unborn: Strongly Opposes topic 1
No opinion on topic 2:
Legally require hiring women & minorities
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Opposes topic 3:
Comfortable with same-sex marriage
(-5 points on Social scale)
Marriage is only between one man and one woman: Strongly Opposes topic 3
No opinion on topic 4:
Keep God in the public sphere
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Opposes topic 5:
Expand ObamaCare
(+5 points on Economic scale)
AdWatch: Never waver to repeal ObamaCare & protect freedom: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Repeal ObamaCare; it's government intrusion into free market: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Propose better options, then repeal ObamaCare: Opposes topic 5
No opinion on topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
No opinion on topic 7:
Vouchers for school choice
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
No opinion on topic 8:
Clean air and water are property rights
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
No opinion on topic 9:
Stricter punishment reduces crime
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Favors topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Oppose any gun or ammunition ban: Strongly Favors topic 10
Strongly Opposes topic 11:
Higher taxes on the wealthy
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Cut taxes; reduce spending; Balanced Budget: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Strongly Opposes topic 12:
Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens
(-5 points on Social scale)
Begin with strict border control but don't allow citizenship: Strongly Opposes topic 12
Strongly Favors topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(+5 points on Economic scale)
America should compete in a global, free-market economy: Strongly Favors topic 13
Favors topic 14:
Maintain US sovereignty from UN
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Reducing size of military makes us look weak: Favors topic 14
Strongly Favors topic 15:
Expand the military
(-5 points on Social scale)
Strong voice for America's Veterans: Strongly Favors topic 15
Hawkish on defense, but measured response: Strongly Favors topic 15
No opinion on topic 16:
Stricter limits on voting rights
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Opposes topic 17:
Stay out of Iran
(-5 points on Social scale)
Economic sanctions against Russia to stem Ukrainian crisis: Opposes topic 17
We let Syria & Iran cross the red line: Strongly Opposes topic 17
No opinion on topic 18:
Prioritize green energy
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Favors topic 19:
Never legalize marijuana
(-3 points on Social scale)
2000: Posted in Ecuador in support of local anti-drug effort: Favors topic 19
Strongly Opposes topic 20:
Stimulus better than market-led recovery
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Combat spending instead of kicking the can down the road: Strongly Opposes topic 20
Small businesses are the job creators that fuel our economy: Strongly Opposes topic 20

Shane Osborn is a Hard-Core Conservative.
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