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Strongly Opposes topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's unrestricted right
(-5 points on Social scale)
Conscience protections for pro-life medical professionals: Strongly Opposes topic 1
No opinion on topic 2:
Legally require hiring women & minorities
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Opposes topic 3:
Comfortable with same-sex marriage
(-5 points on Social scale)
Redefining marriage sabotages child-rearing: Strongly Opposes topic 3
Strongly Favors topic 4:
Keep God in the public sphere
(-5 points on Social scale)
Make room in public for practice of religious faith: Strongly Favors topic 4
Strongly Opposes topic 5:
Expand ObamaCare
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Providing basics ok; telling people what to buy is not ok: Opposes topic 5
Replace mandates; let consumers decide on coverage: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Strongly Favors topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Make Social Security real insurance, not income replacement: Strongly Favors topic 6
Minorities realize dismal return from Social Security: Strongly Favors topic 6
Strongly Favors topic 7:
Vouchers for school choice
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Support Colorado voucher system: 75% funding to any school: Strongly Favors topic 7
Strongly Favors topic 8:
Human needs over animal rights
(-5 points on Social scale)
Theory that "humans are a plague on earth" is wrong: Strongly Favors topic 8
EPA's "wetlands" definition regulates too broadly: Strongly Favors 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)
True tax reform is revenue-neutral by lowering rates: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Strongly Opposes topic 12:
Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens
(-5 points on Social scale)
Reform immigration piecemeal, focusing on economic needs: Strongly Opposes topic 12
Strongly Favors topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Trade barriers blame other countries but don't help recovery: Favors topic 13
Pursue NAFTA, WTO, TPP, and others: Strongly Favors topic 13
Strongly Favors topic 14:
Maintain US sovereignty from UN
(+5 points on Social scale)
Link US funding to support of US policy in UN: Strongly Favors topic 14
Don't dilute US influence by expanding UN Security Council: Favors topic 14
Strongly Favors topic 15:
Expand the military
(-5 points on Social scale)
Increase to $14B per year for missile defense: Strongly Favors topic 15
Obama military budget is too small to defend vital interests: Strongly Favors topic 15
No opinion on topic 16:
Stricter limits on political campaign funds
(0 points on Economic scale)
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Favors topic 17:
Stay out of Iran
(+2 points on Social scale)
UN should authorize use of force against North Korea: Favors topic 17
Opposes topic 18:
Prioritize green energy
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Environmental fracking via local decision on Marcellus Shale: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Carbon tax would hurt economy but not reduce global warming: Opposes topic 18
CO2 restrictions threaten property rights & economic freedom: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Allow state control of energy resources on federal lands: Strongly Favors topic 18
No opinion on topic 19:
Never legalize marijuana
(0 points on Social scale)
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Strongly Opposes topic 20:
Stimulus better than market-led recovery
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Balance budget over 10 years by spending cuts & tax reform: Strongly Opposes topic 20

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Former Presidents:
George W. Bush(R,2001-2009)
Bill Clinton(D,1993-2001)
George Bush Sr.(R,1989-1993)
Ronald Reagan(R,1981-1989)
Jimmy Carter(D,1977-1981)
Gerald Ford(R,1974-1977)
Richard Nixon(R,1969-1974)
Lyndon Johnson(D,1963-1969)
John F. Kennedy(D,1961-1963)

Former Contenders:
V.P.Al Gore
Pat Buchanan
V.P.Dick Cheney
Sen.Bob Dole
Ralph Nader
Gov.Sarah Palin

Political Thinkers:
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Noam Chomsky
Milton Friedman
Heritage Foundation
Arianna Huffington
Rush Limbaugh
Tea Party
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Secy.Robert Reich
Donald Trump
Gov.Jesse Ventura

Big City mayors:
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Cory Booker (D,Newark,NJ)
Julian Castro (D,San Antonio,TX)
Rahm Emanuel (D,Chicago)
Tom Menino (D,Boston)
Annise Parker (D,Houston)
Jerry Sanders (R,San Diego)
Antonio Villaraigosa (D,Los Angeles)
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Page last updated: Mar 17, 2014