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2007 Republican Primary Debate in Columbia, South Carolina, May 15, 2007, sponsored by Fox News


 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
Abortion
    Mike Huckabee: “Hate but allow abortion” is like “hate but allow slavery”.
    Rudy Giuliani: Allowing choice keeps government out of people’s lives.
    Rudy Giuliani: Seek bipartisan ways to reduce abortion & increase adoption.
    Sam Brownback: Opposes abortion even for women pregnant by rapists.
    Tommy Thompson: New stem cell research means embryos need not be destroyed.
Budget & Economy
    Mitt Romney: Washington is broken; needs fundamental change.
    Tom Tancredo: Reduce budget deficit--restrict feds to Constitutional role.
Civil Rights
    John McCain: Confederate flag on top of capitol was wrong; in front is ok.
Education
    Mitt Romney: Supports English immersion & abstinence education.
    Mitt Romney: Changed from closing Education Dept. to supporting NCLB.
Energy & Oil
    Sam Brownback: Get more biodiesel & biofuels into system to prevent $4 gas.
    Tom Tancredo: Global warming could be from humans, or could be nature.
    Tom Tancredo: FactCheck: Global warming has dissent, but not 50-50 split.
Free Trade
    Duncan Hunter: China is cheating on trade by devaluing their currency.
Government Reform
    Ron Paul: Close departments of Energy, Education & Homeland Security.
    Rudy Giuliani: Gets credit for killing the line-item veto.
    Tommy Thompson: Eliminate CDC stockpiles; they’re wasteful & inefficient.
    Tommy Thompson: FactCheck: Only improve CDC stockpiles; don’t eliminate them.
Gun Control
    Mitt Romney: Supports Second Amendment rights but also assault weapon ban.
Homeland Security
    John McCain: Torture is ineffective as interrogation & for world opinion.
    Mike Huckabee: Islamic jihadists celebrate death; we have culture of life.
    Mitt Romney: Double Guantanamo, to avoid terrorist access to lawyers.
    Ron Paul: DHS is unmanageable bureaucracy--eliminate it.
    Rudy Giuliani: Use every method you can think of to interrogate terrorists.
    Tom Tancredo: Use Jack Bauer-like methods to protect Western civilization.
Immigration
    Duncan Hunter: This administration has “the slows” on border enforcement.
    John McCain: America expects us to work on immigration together.
    Mitt Romney: McCain’s plan gives special pathway to those here illegally.
    Rudy Giuliani: Allow immigrants to work, with tamper-proof ID cards.
    Sam Brownback: Toughen the borders & combine enforcement with legalization.
    Tom Tancredo: McCain’s plan is soft on immigration & amnesty.
Principles & Values
    Jim Gilmore: Rudy McRomney is not a conservative and knows it.
Social Security
    Jim Gilmore: Cap entitlements & create a culture of independence.
Tax Reform
    John McCain: Voted against Bush tax cuts for not reining in spending.
    Mike Huckabee: FairTax puts Going-Out-of-Business sign on IRS.
    Mike Huckabee: FactCheck: FairTax requires 34% sales tax +$600B entitlement.
    Mitt Romney: Pledges no new taxes in 2007 after refusing pledge in 2002.
    Mitt Romney: FactCheck: Did not raise MA taxes, but DID raise MA fees.
War & Peace
    Duncan Hunter: Iraqi forces have stopped running and started fighting.
    Jim Gilmore: Mandatory sanctions against nuclear Iran & possible strike.
    John McCain: Willing to be last man standing for US involvement in Iraq.
    Mitt Romney: Iraq part of global jihadist effort to bring down the West.
    Ron Paul: Intervention abroad incites hatred & attacks like 9/11.
    Ron Paul: We should have declared war in Iraq, or not gone in at all.
    Ron Paul: Ronald Reagan had the courage to turn tail & run in Lebanon.
    Ron Paul: When we go to war carelessly, the wars don’t end.
    Rudy Giuliani: Democrat timetable for retreat “fundamentally irresponsible”.
    Rudy Giuliani: We did not invite the 9/11 attack by attacking Iraq.
    Rudy Giuliani: FactCheck: Did say GOP is fundamentally irresponsible on war.
    Sam Brownback: We have not lost war; we can win by pulling together.
    Tom Tancredo: Convert from constabulary force to supporting force.
    Tom Tancredo: Opposed the troop surge, but supports the troops.
    Tom Tancredo: Muslims attack us because it’s a dictate of their religion.
    Tommy Thompson: Split oil revenue 1/3 federal; 1/3 local; 1/3 to people.


The above quotations are from 2007 Republican Primary Debate in Columbia, South Carolina, May 15, 2007, sponsored by Fox News.

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