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Robert Lorge on SenateMatch



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Strongly Opposes topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's unrestricted right
(-5 points on Social scale)
I am the strongest Pro-Life Candidate in America: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Stem cell research is Frankenstein science: Strongly Opposes topic 1
100% pro-life: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Opposes topic 2:
Legally require hiring women & minorities
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Support minority hiring, with incentives not quotas: Favors topic 2
Ban affirmative action but enforce discrimination laws: Strongly Opposes topic 2
Strongly Opposes topic 3:
Comfortable with same-sex marriage
(-5 points on Social scale)
One-man-one-woman definition of marriage: Opposes topic 3
Donít add sexual orientation to the definition of hate crime: Strongly Opposes topic 3
Same sex marriage undermines Healthcare Insurance delivery: Strongly Opposes topic 3
Strongly Favors topic 4:
Keep God in the public sphere
(-5 points on Social scale)
Teach family values in public schools: Favors topic 4
Supports school prayer but opposes Thought Police: Strongly Favors topic 4
Let Boy Scouts regulate their own hiring: Favors topic 4
Cut welfare bureaucracy in half; it undermines families: Strongly Favors topic 4
Strongly Opposes topic 5:
Expand ObamaCare
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Supports healthcare tax credits, not Socialized Medicine: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Supports private insurance premium tax credits: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Favors topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Invest a limited percentage in private investments: Favors topic 6
Invest Social Security in municipal bonds, not federal ones: Favors topic 6
Strongly Favors topic 7:
Vouchers for school choice
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Supports school vouchers in poor performing schools: Strongly Favors topic 7
Supports education tax credits: Favors topic 7
Opposes topic 8:
Fight EPA regulatory over-reach
(+2 points on Social scale)
Supports good stewardship, not radical environmentalism: Strongly Opposes topic 8
More road-building in the National Forests: Strongly Favors topic 8
Share costs between EPA & businesses for Fox River cleanup: Strongly Opposes topic 8
Strongly Opposes topic 9:
Stricter punishment reduces crime
(+5 points on Social scale)
Strongly opposes the death penalty: Strongly Opposes topic 9
Three Strikes sentencing laws have been abused: Opposes topic 9
Opposes death penalty because 100% pro-life: Strongly Opposes topic 9
Strongly Favors topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(+5 points on Economic scale)
2nd Amendment protects against Tyranny: Strongly Favors topic 10
100% pro-Second Amendment rights: Strongly Favors topic 10
Strongly Opposes topic 11:
Higher taxes on the wealthy
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Tax system is broken; throw it out and start over: Strongly Opposes topic 11
We are taxed too much by Washington: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Strongly Opposes topic 12:
Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens
(-5 points on Social scale)
Illegal immigrants should stand in line like everyone else: Strongly Opposes topic 12
Military enforcement of the borders: Strongly Opposes topic 12
Require guest workers to have return plane tickets: Opposes topic 12
Limit welfare for immigrants; oppose world welfare: Strongly Opposes topic 12
Strongly Opposes topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Trading with our enemies approaches treason: Strongly Opposes topic 13
Free trade is slave trade; supports exports not imports: Strongly Opposes topic 13
Trade agreements ok with Oman, Singapore, & Chile: Favors topic 13
Impose trade sanctions on Japan until markets open: Strongly Opposes topic 13
Lower each industryís taxes to match competing country: Strongly Opposes topic 13
Favors topic 14:
Support American Exceptionalism
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Cap foreign aid and reduce aid to IMF: Favors topic 14
Strongly Favors topic 15:
Expand the military
(-5 points on Social scale)
I am a Military HAWK; my opponent is a peacenik: Strongly Favors topic 15
Ports are our weakest link: Strongly Favors topic 15
Strongly Favors topic 16:
Make voter registration easier
(+5 points on Social scale)
Limit campaign donations to $100 per person: Strongly Favors topic 16
Limit PACs to $100 and abolish 527 organizations: Strongly Favors topic 16
The Pro-Incumbent system is broken: Strongly Favors topic 16
$100 per person or PAC per entire campaign: Strongly Favors topic 16
Strongly Opposes topic 17:
Avoid foreign entanglements
(-5 points on Social scale)
No UN troops in Iraq, and US troops under UN: Opposes topic 17
I support peace through strength, not cut-and-run: Strongly Opposes topic 17
Opposes topic 18:
Prioritize green energy
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Supplement coal & oil with solar & nuclear & others: Strongly Favors topic 18
I support liquid fuel including oil, Ethanol, and Bio-Diesel: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Approve Yucca Mt. nuclear waste repository: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Strongly Favors topic 19:
Marijuana is a gateway drug
(-5 points on Social scale)
Drug abuse undermines family, society, and culture: Strongly Favors topic 19
Combat drug abuse since it destroys families and communities: Strongly Favors topic 19
Strongly Opposes topic 20:
Stimulus better than market-led recovery
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Balanced Budget amendment then 5% cuts every year: Strongly Opposes topic 20

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