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Milton Friedman on VoteMatch

 

 



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No opinion on topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's unrestricted right
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Strongly Opposes topic 2:
Legally require hiring women & minorities
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Persuade against racism, but don't use coercion: Opposes topic 2
Fair employment practices interfere with individual freedom: Opposes topic 2
Free choice in employment should be treated like free speech: Strongly Opposes topic 2
No opinion on topic 3:
Comfortable with same-sex marriage
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No opinion on topic 4:
Keep God in the public sphere
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No opinion on topic 5:
Expand ObamaCare
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Favors topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
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Universal program requires backing of society as a whole: Opposes topic 6
Compulsory retirement programs infringe personal freedom: Strongly Favors topic 6
Strongly Favors topic 7:
Vouchers for school choice
(+5 points on Economic scale)
1969: Experiment with school vouchers: Strongly Favors topic 7
First proposed school vouchers to denationalize education: Strongly Favors topic 7
Subsidize parental choice of public or parochial school: Strongly Favors topic 7
Vouchers give greater educational opportunity to the poor: Strongly Favors topic 7
No opinion on topic 8:
Society bears cost of pollution
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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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No opinion on topic 11:
Higher taxes on the wealthy
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1995: 15% across-the-board tax cut to stimulate economy: Opposes topic 11
Progressive taxation intended to insure against risk: Favors topic 11
Favors topic 12:
Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens
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Immigration reserved for government, not free market: Favors topic 12
Strongly Favors topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
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Floating foreign exchange rate is necessary for free trade: Favors topic 13
Tariffs & trade restrictions impede economic growth: Favors topic 13
Interfering with trade is the road to authoritarianism: Strongly Favors topic 13
No opinion on topic 14:
Support American Exceptionalism
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No opinion on topic 15:
Expand the military
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No opinion on topic 16:
Make voter registration easier
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No opinion on topic 17:
Avoid foreign entanglements
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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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Favors topic 20:
Stimulus better than market-led recovery
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Money supply needs to expand, to support economic growth: Strongly Favors topic 20
Repeal recession spending once expansion begins: Strongly Favors topic 20
Lower taxes in recessions and raise taxes in booms: Opposes topic 20

Other candidates' VoteMatch: Milton Friedman on the issues:


Opinion Leaders on the Right:
Cato Institute (Libertarian Think Tank)
Constitution Party
Milton Friedman (Nobel Economist)
Rush Limbaugh (Radio Talk Show Host)
Ayn Rand (Author and Philosopher)
Heritage Foundation (Think Tank)
Libertarian Party
Republican Party
Ronald Reagan(President,1981-1989)

Opinion Leaders on the Left:
ACLU (Civil Rights Think Tank)
Noam Chomsky (Author and Philosopher)
Arianna Huffington (Internet Columnist)
Robert Reich (Professor and Columnist)
Howard Schultz (CEO of Starbucks)
Sierra Club (Environmental Organization)
Green Party
Democratic Party
John F. Kennedy(President,1961-1963)
Abortion
Budget/Economy
Civil Rights
Corporations
Crime
Drugs
Education
Energy/Oil
Environment
Families
Foreign Policy
Free Trade
Govt. Reform
Gun Control
Health Care
Homeland Security
Immigration
Jobs
Principles
Social Security
Tax Reform
Technology
War & Peace
Welfare

Page last updated: Jan 08, 2017