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Donald Rumsfeld on VoteMatch

 



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No opinion on topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's unrestricted right
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No opinion on topic 2:
Legally require hiring women & minorities
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In 1960s Congress, supported LBJ in ending segregation: Strongly Favors topic 2
1972: favor diversity but no racial quotas: Strongly Opposes topic 2
Did not agree with Nixon’s or Agnew’s racism on 1971 tape: Neutral on topic 2
Favors topic 3:
Comfortable with same-sex marriage
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The time has come to let gays serve openly in military: Favors topic 3
No opinion on topic 4:
Keep God in the public sphere
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Strongly Opposes topic 5:
Expand ObamaCare
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Big Pharma's R&D investment is underappreciated: Strongly Opposes topic 5
No opinion on topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
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Strongly Favors topic 7:
Vouchers for school choice
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1969: Experiment with school vouchers: Strongly Favors topic 7
1970: First suggestion of tuition tax credit (school choice): Strongly Favors topic 7
No opinion on topic 8:
No 'rights' to clean air and water
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No opinion on topic 9:
Stricter punishment reduces crime
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No opinion on topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
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Opposes topic 11:
Higher taxes on the wealthy
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1995: 15% across-the-board tax cut to stimulate economy: Opposes topic 11
Opposes topic 12:
Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens
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Privatize & outsource as solution to immigration problem: Opposes topic 12
No opinion on topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
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Opposes topic 14:
Maintain US sovereignty from UN
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UN sanctions hurt Saddam militarily and politically: Opposes topic 14
1991 Desert Storm & UN sanctions destroyed Saddam’s missiles: Opposes topic 14
Role in the world: military strength and moral clarity: Opposes topic 14
Favors topic 15:
Expand the military
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Reduce nuclear warheads; Russia no longer a strategic threat: Opposes topic 15
Boost defense spending by $200B over next 6 years: Strongly Favors topic 15
Increase defense spending to meet global responsibilities: Strongly Favors topic 15
No opinion on topic 16:
More enforcement of the right to vote
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Opposes topic 17:
Stay out of Iran
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1971: Anti-war advocate: get out of Vietnam quickly: Strongly Favors topic 17
1971: Focus on post-war Indochina peace & reconstruction: Favors topic 17
1998: Encouraged overthrowing Saddam as US policy: Strongly Opposes topic 17
9/12/01: Urged focus on Iraq, not Al Qaeda: Strongly Opposes topic 17
Problem with UN in Iraq is its open-endedness: Strongly Opposes topic 17
Extend international order friendly to our security: Opposes topic 17
Opposes topic 18:
Prioritize green energy
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If Saddam were in power, he'd be rolling in petrodollars: Opposes topic 18
No opinion on topic 19:
Never legalize marijuana
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No opinion on topic 20:
Stimulus better than market-led recovery
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Page last updated: Oct 13, 2014