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Dwight Eisenhower on VoteMatch


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Opposes topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's unrestricted right
(-3 points on Social scale)
Population control abroad is not a US responsibility: Opposes topic 1
Strongly Favors topic 2:
Legally require hiring women & minorities
(-5 points on Economic scale)
1953: eliminate discrimination in government contracting: Strongly Favors topic 2
Desegregate federal government and nation's capital: Strongly Favors topic 2
Signed 1957 Civil Rights Act, including Negro voting rights: Strongly Favors topic 2
Ordered troops to enforce integration of Little Rock schools: Strongly Favors topic 2
Assure minority right to vote, and all other rights follow: Strongly Favors topic 2
Create civil rights division in the Department of Justice: Strongly Favors topic 2
Segregation in federal activities is on the way out: Strongly Favors topic 2
Segregation in federal activities is on the way out: Strongly Favors topic 2
No opinion on topic 3:
Comfortable with same-sex marriage
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Favors topic 4:
Keep God in the public sphere
(-5 points on Social scale)
US became great by principles in our religious philosophy: Strongly Favors topic 4
Strongly Opposes topic 5:
Expand ObamaCare
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Private plans instead of socialization of medicine: Strongly Opposes topic 5
No opinion on topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(0 points on Economic scale)
1954: anyone attempting to abolish Social Security is stupid: Favors topic 6
Extend benefits to millions of citizens left out of system: Opposes topic 6
Opposes topic 7:
Vouchers for school choice
(-3 points on Economic scale)
$1.3B for four-year school construction program: Opposes topic 7
Establish recognizable standards for teachers and teaching: Opposes topic 7
Opposes topic 8:
EPA regulations are too restrictive
(+2 points on Social scale)
Protect 9 million acres on northern shore of Alaska: Opposes topic 8
More funds for wildlife refuges and recreational areas: Opposes topic 8
Protect and improve our national forests, parks, & fisheries: Opposes topic 8
No opinion on topic 9:
Stricter punishment reduces crime
(0 points on Social scale)
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No opinion on topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(0 points on Economic scale)
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Strongly Opposes topic 11:
Higher taxes on the wealthy
(+5 points on Economic scale)
High taxes take too much money out of the economy: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Reduce taxes because we reduced spending: Opposes topic 11
Opposes topic 12:
Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens
(-3 points on Social scale)
FactCheck: Operation Wetback deported 2.1M Mexicans, not 13M: Opposes topic 12
1955: Mexican border "secured" after Operation Wetback: Strongly Opposes topic 12
Change immigration quotas to be less discriminatory: Favors topic 12
Strongly Favors topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Export-Import Bank broke records in Latin America: Strongly Favors topic 13
As greatest trading nation, extend Trade Agreements Act: Strongly Favors topic 13
Foreign policy should recognize importance of world trade: Strongly Favors topic 13
Strongly Opposes topic 14:
Support American Exceptionalism
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Presidential "prestige" is unimportant; visit every nation: Strongly Opposes topic 14
US aid for raising living standards & resisting Communism: Strongly Opposes topic 14
The world has shrunk; interests now interdependent worldwide: Strongly Opposes topic 14
Favors topic 15:
Expand the military
(-3 points on Social scale)
1961: Be wary of the military-industrial complex: Opposes topic 15
Ending draft takes undue chances with our nation's security: Strongly Favors topic 15
Cutting defense budget takes a needless gamble: Strongly Favors topic 15
More defense spending doesn't necessarily increase security: Opposes topic 15
Post-war disarmament is dangerous; keep peacetime military: Strongly Favors topic 15
Safety through strength, but lay foundations of real peace: Favors topic 15
Soviets are waging total Cold War; build even more missiles: Strongly Favors topic 15
Favors topic 16:
Make voter registration easier
(+2 points on Social scale)
Term limits for House (16 years) and Senate (18 years): Favors topic 16
No opinion on topic 17:
Avoid foreign entanglements
(0 points on Social scale)
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Strongly Favors topic 18:
Prioritize green energy
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Signed ANWR into existence as a wildlife refuge: Strongly Favors topic 18
No opinion on topic 19:
Marijuana is a gateway drug
(0 points on Social scale)
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Strongly Opposes topic 20:
Stimulus better than market-led recovery
(+5 points on Economic scale)
1961: Kennedy is transforming government into Santa Claus: Opposes topic 20
Achieve pay-as-you-go budget instead of increases: Opposes topic 20
Deficit spending is irresponsible and inflationary: Strongly Opposes topic 20
$168M in spending for harbors & flood control is stupid: Strongly Opposes topic 20

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