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Written responses to questionnaire from, a progressive Internet-based group, June 17, 2003

Budget & Economy
   Al Sharpton: Repeal virtually all of the Bush tax cuts.
   Bob Graham: Rescind parts of Bush tax cuts for the people.
   Carol Moseley-Braun: Support an economic plan that balance the budget.
   Dennis Kucinich: Cut the runaway Pentagon budget to save the economy.
   Dick Gephardt: Push a bold plan for health care and jobs creation.
   Dick Gephardt: Repeal the Bush tax cuts and invest in people.
   John Edwards: Roll back the Bush tax cuts and address real priorities.
   John Kerry: No excuse for special tax cuts for the rich.
Civil Rights
   Al Sharpton: Patriot Act is unpatriotic illegitimate legislation.
   Bob Graham: Voted for Patriot Act, but against Patriot Act II.
   Carol Moseley-Braun: Patriot Act must be allowed to expire.
   Dennis Kucinich: Voted against the misnamed "Patriot Act".
   Dick Gephardt: Strike a balance between liberty and security.
   Howard Dean: Patriot Act shows reckless disregard of civil liberties.
   John Edwards: Support the Patriot Act with rigorous review.
   John Kerry: Include a sunset provision in the Patriot Act.
   John Edwards: Free first year of college for all willing to work for it.
Energy & Oil
   Bob Graham: Wean our dependence from foreign oil.
   Carol Moseley-Braun: Lessen our dependence on fossil fuels.
   Dennis Kucinich: Double our energy from renewable sources by 2010.
   Dennis Kucinich: Global Green Deal for renewable energy.
   Dick Gephardt: End dangerous addiction to foreign oil.
   John Kerry: Invest in advancing secure forms of energy instead of oil.
   Al Sharpton: Safe and sustainable environment creates jobs.
   Al Sharpton: Religious mandate to be good stewards of what God has given.
   Bob Graham: Pledges to be most pro-environment president ever.
   Carol Moseley-Braun: Advance a worldwide environmental agenda.
   Dick Gephardt: Provide real leadership on critical environmental issues.
   John Kerry: Safeguard the environment and grow the economy.
Government Reform
   Al Sharpton: Every American should have equal access to vote.
   Carol Moseley-Braun: Provide an alternative message to the people.
   Dennis Kucinich: Spend money on job creation, not corporate cronies.
   John Edwards: Put forward an agenda that stands up for all Americans.
   John Kerry: Flag and patriotism belong to all Americans.
Principles & Values
   Bob Graham: Question Bush's secrecy and manipulativeness.
   Carol Moseley-Braun: Demand the truth and stop the deceits.
   John Edwards: Never hesitate to question Bush about any issue.
War & Peace
   Al Sharpton: Bush doctrine is dangerous and un-American.
   Al Sharpton: Challenge Bush on the war on Iraq.
   Bob Graham: Iraq distracted from real problems and made them worse.
   Bob Graham: Criticize Bush for covering up terror reports.
   Carol Moseley-Braun: Congress has the power to declare war, not President.
   Dennis Kucinich: Establish a cabinet Department of Peace and Nonviolence.
   Dennis Kucinich: Question Bush's truthfulness on Iraq.
   Dick Gephardt: We need allies and the UN to rebuild Iraq.
   Dick Gephardt: Congress should ask questions and find the truth.
   Howard Dean: Tear up the Bush doctrine of pre-emptive war.
   John Edwards: Bush's preemption doctrine is unnecessary and unwise.
   John Kerry: Against a misapplied blanket pre-emptive doctrine.
   John Kerry: Intelligence information should not be manipulated.

The above quotations are from Written responses to questionnaire from, a progressive Internet-based group, June 17, 2003.

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