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Harry S Truman on VoteMatch


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No opinion on topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's unrestricted right
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Strongly Favors topic 2:
Legally require hiring women & minorities
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Racial discrimination is contrary to American ideals: Strongly Favors topic 2
The treatment of Indians was a disgrace and always will be: Strongly Favors topic 2
Endorsed concept of Equal Rights Amendment: Favors topic 2
Initiated full racial integration of the armed forces: Strongly Favors topic 2
South is living 80 years behind the times: Strongly Favors topic 2
Committee on Civil Rights: equal protection under law: Favors topic 2
No opinion on topic 3:
Comfortable with same-sex marriage
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Favors topic 4:
Keep God in the public sphere
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1952: Officially created National Day of Prayer: Strongly Favors topic 4
Jesus rejected despots in both Church and State: Opposes topic 4
The basic source of our national strength is spiritual: Strongly Favors topic 4
Strongly Favors topic 5:
Expand ObamaCare
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I failed at national compulsory health insurance: Strongly Favors topic 5
National system of payments for healthcare: Strongly Favors topic 5
National health program: adequate care to all who need it: Strongly Favors topic 5
Strongly Opposes topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(-5 points on Economic scale)
System is only half finished; extend to millions more: Strongly Opposes topic 6
Strongly Opposes topic 7:
Vouchers for school choice
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Department of health & education: schools for all citizens: Strongly Opposes topic 7
Strongly Favors topic 8:
EPA regulations are too restrictive
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Wise use of rivers, with non-private multiple-purpose dams: Strongly Favors topic 8
Strongly Opposes topic 9:
Stricter punishment reduces crime
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Opposes capital punishment: Strongly Opposes topic 9
No opinion on topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
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Favors topic 11:
Higher taxes on the wealthy
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Taxation should be for revenue, not redistribution: Opposes topic 11
Establish a per-person cost-of-living tax credit: Strongly Favors topic 11
Opposes topic 12:
Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens
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FactCheck: 3.4M "voluntarily" deported but not to make jobs: Favors topic 12
Everyone suffers from the presence of illegal immigrants: Strongly Opposes topic 12
Strongly Favors topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
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Join International Trade Organization & expand world trade: Strongly Favors topic 13
Strongly Opposes topic 14:
Support American Exceptionalism
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House Un-American Activities Committee was un-American: Opposes topic 14
We have to get along with rest of world, or get overwhelmed: Strongly Opposes topic 14
1949: Announced "The Development Decade" for global economy: Strongly Opposes topic 14
With tremendous strength comes tremendous responsibilities: Strongly Opposes topic 14
Favors topic 15:
Expand the military
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Truman Committee exposed military waste & fraud: Opposes topic 15
1940s: Stop the Red advance by military aid to Europe: Favors topic 15
The threat of world war is still very real: Strongly Favors topic 15
Mobilize by extending draft & taxes to pay for defense: Strongly Favors topic 15
No US monopoly on atomic energy; but no military atomics: Opposes topic 15
Strongly Favors topic 16:
Make voter registration easier
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As judge, rejected patronage jobs & business: Strongly Favors topic 16
Nation-wide presidential primaries favor wealthy candidates: Favors topic 16
Favors topic 17:
Avoid foreign entanglements
(+2 points on Social scale)
1949: No military response to Communist victory in China: Favors topic 17
Opposed to "preventive" war; you only "prevent" peace: Strongly Favors topic 17
Oppose the menacing imperialism of the Soviet Union: Strongly Opposes topic 17
No opinion on topic 18:
Prioritize green energy
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No opinion on topic 19:
Marijuana is a gateway drug
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No opinion on topic 20:
Stimulus better than market-led recovery
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Pay-as-you-go for a balanced budget: Strongly Opposes topic 20
Business cycle is man-made; protect against "boom & bust": Strongly Favors topic 20

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