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John Hagelin on Abortion
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  • No govt abortion funding; no litmus test. (Jan 13)
  • No moral authority for govt to make moral decisions. (Sep 1999)
John Hagelin on Budget & Economy
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  • Ideas drive growth--tap creativity via education. (Apr 1)
  • More $ for environment; crime prevention; health care. (Jan 13)
  • GDP inadequately measures quality of life. (Aug 1996)
  • Lessened taxation best for higher growth. (Aug 1996)
  • Restore fiscal growth policy over monetary policy. (Aug 1996)
  • Enterprise zones can aid inner cities. (Aug 1996)
John Hagelin on China
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  • Full diplomatic relations with China, but not with Taiwan. (Jan 13)
John Hagelin on Civil Rights
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  • Hiring quotas foster race resentment. (Jan 13)
  • Moral decisions on gay rights rest with the people. (Sep 1999)
John Hagelin on Crime
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  • “Get tough” fails; focus on prevention & rehabilitation. (Apr 1)
  • More prison rehabilitation; address root causes of crime. (Jan 13)
  • Replace punishment & jail with rehabilitation & prevention. (Sep 1999)
John Hagelin on Defense
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  • Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell is a recipe for discrimination. (Sep 6)
  • Decrease military aid; shift to life-supporting policy. (Apr 1)
  • Maintain nuclear non-proliferation and maintain ABM Treaty. (Jan 13)
  • Present military spending is politically motivated. (Nov 1999)
  • High-tech weaponry is unstoppable. (Dec 1995)
  • Peace treaties don’t last. (Dec 1995)
John Hagelin on Drugs
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  • Legalize medical marijuana; educate for prevention. (Jan 13)
  • Legal drugs won’t save money. (Aug 1996)
  • Legal drugs mean lost human potential. (Aug 1996)
  • Solution to drugs is lessened demand through education. (Aug 1996)
John Hagelin on Education
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  • Include physical & mental well-being to improve education. (Apr 1)
  • Focus education on developing consciousness of students. (Jan 13)
  • Education needs mental and physical basics. (Nov 1999)
  • Model schools can test and showcase innovations. (Nov 1999)
  • Purpose of education is to develop innate mental potential. (Sep 1999)
  • Education is key to solving all of our problems. (Sep 1992)
John Hagelin on Environment
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  • Supports sustainable, organic agricultural practices. (Apr 1)
  • Moratorium on genetically engineered food. (Apr 1)
  • Promote renewable energy; end fossil-fuel dependence. (Apr 1)
  • Strengthen Clean Water & Air Acts & other enviro regs. (Jan 13)
  • Promote sustainability; tax cost of fossil fuels. (Jan 13)
  • Genetically engineered foods are not tested or labeled. (Nov 1999)
  • Renewable energy resources ultimately cost-effective. (Nov 1999)
  • Against nuclear power; we can’t store nuclear waste. (Sep 1999)
John Hagelin on Families & Children
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    No stance on record.
John Hagelin on Foreign Policy
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  • Shift foreign aid from military basis to know-how basis. (Jan 13)
  • Ease off Iraq; maintain Israeli peace process. (Jan 13)
  • Pay debt to UN; diplomacy with Cuba. (Jan 13)
  • Change from defense-based foreign aid to development-based. (Sep 1999)
  • US is the merchant of death through arms sales. (Aug 1996)
  • US needs life-supporting foreign policy. (Aug 1996)
  • Peace-keeping technology needed, without guns. (Aug 1996)
  • Bring troops home; defend from within our borders. (Jul 1996)
John Hagelin on Free Trade & Immigration
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  • Balanced trade: safeguarding rights, jobs, & sovereignty. (Apr 1)
  • Re-negotiate NAFTA & WTO, or withdraw. (Apr 1)
  • More high-tech immigrants; more control at state level. (Jan 13)
  • For anti-dumping & counter-tariffs; not NAFTA & Fast Track. (Jan 13)
  • Everybody wins when free trade works. (Jul 1996)
  • Free trade good in principle, if negotiated properly. (Sep 1992)
John Hagelin on Government Reform
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  • Role of third parties is to widen debate. (Sep 17)
  • Supports holistic and pragmatic approach to government. (Aug 20)
  • End special interest control by shortening election process. (Apr 1)
  • Campaign finance: Public funding; ban PACs & soft money. (Jan 13)
  • Third parties with ballot access still barred from debates. (Nov 1999)
  • Congressional votes go to PACs that contribute the most. (Sep 1999)
  • Those currently in power arrange permanent power. (Sep 1999)
John Hagelin on Gun Control
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  • More restrictions on purchase, possession, & use of guns. (Jan 13)
  • Gun control is reasonable, but won’t solve all crime. (Jul 1996)
John Hagelin on Health Care
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  • 80% reimbursement for Medicare prescriptions. (Sep 8)
  • 100% reimbursement for preventive health care. (Sep 8)
  • Unhealthy habits cause most deaths--focus on prevention. (Apr 1)
  • More prevention, more patient rights, less malpractice. (Jan 13)
  • Cut costs via prevention; allow more Medicare choice. (Jan 13)
  • Switch from disease care to preventive health care. (Sep 1999)
  • Cost-effective meditation bargain for taxpayer. (Oct 1996)
John Hagelin on Juvenile Crime
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  • Better education & development to reduce juvenile crime. (Jan 13)
John Hagelin on Kosovo
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  • Ground troops out of Kosovo. (Jan 13)
  • “Coherence-creation” via meditation would reduce stress. (Apr 1999)
John Hagelin on Principles & Values
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  • Prevention-oriented, scientifically proven solutions. (Sep 29)
  • Focus on being inclusive; not on divisive social issues. (Aug 11)
  • Alternative to Buchanan for Reform Party nomination. (Jul 7)
  • Platform basis is development of human potential. (Apr 1)
  • Decline of moral standards follow from breaking natural law. (Jan 13)
  • Priorities: health prevention; criminal rehabilitation. (Jan 13)
  • Preemption of third party ideas is desirable. (Nov 1999)
  • Natural Law candidates are not career politicians. (Nov 1999)
  • Broad-based platform, unlike other third parties. (Nov 1999)
  • Natural law of physical world applies to human society. (Sep 1999)
John Hagelin on School Choice
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  • Supports vouchers, charter schools, & block grants. (Jan 13)
  • Improved public education might lead to vouchers later. (Sep 1992)
John Hagelin on Social Security
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  • More funds for Soc. Sec; invest in stocks; supports Lockbox. (Jan 13)
  • Government is looting our investment trust. (Sep 1999)
John Hagelin on Tax Reform
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  • Deep-but responsible-tax cuts. (Apr 1)
  • 18% flat tax, falling to 10% by 2006. (Jan 13)
  • Supports flat tax or consumption tax over IRS. (Sep 1999)
  • Less taxes popular; less spending unpopular. (Aug 1996)
John Hagelin on Technology
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  • Limit violence & sex in media, but maintain privacy. (Jan 13)
  • “Revolving door policy” sets industry’s agenda in D.C. (Jun 1999)
John Hagelin on Welfare & Labor
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  • Supports tax credits for job creation & empowerment zones. (Jan 13)
  • Welfare via block grants; focus on job creation. (Jan 13)

                                                                                                                                                                               
  



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