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Strongly Favors topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's unrestricted right
(+5 points on Social scale)
Government should be kept out of the matter of abortion: Strongly Favors topic 1
Abortion is a woman’s choice and does not concern the state: Favors topic 1
Opposes topic 2:
Legally require hiring women & minorities
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Support individual’s right to choose, even if we disapprove: Strongly Opposes topic 2
Redress the wrongs of the U.S. towards the Indians: Favors topic 2
Hate crimes are used to punish blacks: Neutral on topic 2
Strongly Favors topic 3:
Comfortable with same-sex marriage
(+5 points on Social scale)
Repeal all laws against homosexuality: Strongly Favors topic 3
Favors topic 4:
Keep God in the public sphere
(-3 points on Social scale)
No welfare & no restrictions on work: Favors topic 4
Church and state should be completely separate: Strongly Opposes topic 4
Non-profits more effective than government at “safety net”: Strongly Favors topic 4
Strongly Opposes topic 5:
Expand ObamaCare
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Restore and revive a free market health care system: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Government should not be in the health insurance business: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Strongly Favors topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Replace the Social Security system with a private system: Strongly Favors topic 6
Privatize Social Security: Strongly Favors topic 6
Strongly Favors topic 7:
Vouchers for school choice
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Let parents control all educational funding: Strongly Favors topic 7
Poor kids end up at worst schools in current system: Favors topic 7
Support a market in education to provide more choices: Strongly Favors topic 7
The state should stay out of education: Favors topic 7
Treat private school funding the same as public schools: Strongly Favors topic 7
Strongly Opposes topic 8:
Human needs over animal rights
(+5 points on Social scale)
Government is the worst polluter: Strongly Opposes topic 8
Strongly Opposes topic 9:
Stricter punishment reduces crime
(+5 points on Social scale)
Three Strikes approach is illusory & dangerous: Strongly Opposes topic 9
Omnibus Crime Bill, including death penalty, has failed: Opposes topic 9
Encourage private efforts to fight crime: Opposes topic 9
Strengthen, not reduce, the rights of the accused: Strongly Opposes topic 9
Strongly Favors topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Affirm the right to keep and bear arms: Strongly Favors topic 10
Repeal all gun control laws and regulation of weapons: Strongly Favors topic 10
Strongly Opposes topic 11:
Higher taxes on the wealthy
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Repeal the income tax and abolish the IRS: Strongly Opposes topic 11
No taxation or regulation of private property: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Repeal all income taxes, & the 16th Amendment: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Strongly Favors topic 12:
Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens
(+5 points on Social scale)
Eliminate all restrictions on immigration: Strongly Favors topic 12
Strongly Favors topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Remove governmental impediments to free trade: Strongly Favors topic 13
Reduce taxes, spending, and eliminate controls on trade: Favors topic 13
Abolish all trade barriers and agreements: Strongly Favors topic 13
No opinion on topic 14:
Maintain US sovereignty from UN
(0 points on Social scale)
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Strongly Opposes topic 15:
Expand the military
(+5 points on Social scale)
Military should defend against aggression; not world police: Strongly Opposes topic 15
Reduce defense spending by half; just defend the US: Strongly Opposes topic 15
Strongly Opposes topic 16:
Stricter limits on political campaign funds
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Repeal laws which restrict voluntary financing of campaigns: Strongly Opposes topic 16
Strongly Opposes topic 17:
Stay out of Iran
(-5 points on Social scale)
No U.S. intervention in the affairs of other countries: Strongly Opposes topic 17
Eliminate intervention by US abroad: Strongly Opposes topic 17
Opposes topic 18:
Prioritize green energy
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Oppose government control of energy pricing and production: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Gale Norton is ‘giant leap’ for environmental sense: Opposes topic 18
Government is the worst polluter: Opposes topic 18
The parties responsible for pollution should be held liable: Favors topic 18
Strongly Opposes topic 19:
Never legalize marijuana
(+5 points on Social scale)
Repeal all drug laws creating “crimes” without victims: Strongly Opposes topic 19
Allow drugs, alcohol, prostitution, gambling, and suicide: Strongly Opposes topic 19
The war on drugs threatens individual liberties: Strongly Opposes topic 19
No opinion on topic 20:
Stimulus better than market-led recovery
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)

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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)

Political Thinkers:
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Page last updated: Apr 28, 2013