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Budget & Economy|
Chuck Baldwin: Tar & feather might be appropriate for Wall Street.
Bob Barr: Financial crisis requires investigation & prosecution.
Chuck Baldwin: Wall Street “banksters” have violated the law.
Bob Barr: Not government’s job to bail out Wall Street.
Brian Moore: Look what capitalism is doing to our country.
Chuck Baldwin: Opposes $700B economic bailout; can’t borrow out of debt.
Brian Moore: Financial crisis is a sign of the failure of capitalism.
Bob Barr: Patriot Act erodes our civil liberties.
Ralph Nader: Safeguard the Constitution; the flag can take care of itself.
Brian Moore: Abolish every form of domination and exploitation.
Ralph Nader: Long history of pushing for reforms to make consumers safer.
Chuck Baldwin: Our sovereignty hangs by a very precarious thread.
Bob Barr: For free trade, but pull out of NAFTA & the WTO.
Chuck Baldwin: Impose a 10 percent tariff on goods coming into US.
Ralph Nader: I believe in strong regulatory agencies.
Ralph Nader: Big problem in politics is excessive concentration of power.
Bob Barr: Put Constitution front & center.
Chuck Baldwin: Strongly pro-life AND pro-gun rights.
Bob Barr: Supports both pre-emptive and responsive war.
Bob Barr: Bush deceived Congress about use of Patriot Act.
Bob Barr: Open borders to anyone who wants to cross, with screening.
Chuck Baldwin: Shut the borders and crack down on illegal immigrants.
Ralph Nader: Migrant workers are exploited; crack down on employers.
Gloria La Riva: Protect full rights of undocumented immigrants.
Brian Moore: No worker should earn more than 10 times another.
Principles & Values|
Bob Barr: Obama and McCain indistinguishable on policy positions.
Ralph Nader: Both major parties don’t like competition.
Bob Barr: We need a builder for this country; I am Bob the Builder.
Brian Moore: We want a democratic society that is controlled by workers.
Brian Moore: Don’t have a chance in hell; goal is awareness of positions.
Chuck Baldwin: Nation is fed up than ever with politics as usual.
Chuck Baldwin: Return the country to its constitutional structure.
Cynthia McKinney: Running mate, Rosa Clemente, hip-hop community organizer.
Bob Barr: Social Security is immoral; make it voluntary.
Chuck Baldwin: Social Security should be voluntary.
Ralph Nader: Social Security should not be voluntary; keep community.
Brian Moore: Eliminate the for-profit sector & redistribute monies.
War & Peace|
Ralph Nader: Take troops out of Iraq.
Bob Barr: Iraq won’t collapse when we leave; start leaving now.
Chuck Baldwin: War in Iraq wouldn’t happen if Constitution were followed.