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Strongly Opposes topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's unrestricted right
(-5 points on Social scale)
Support human life amendment; oppose abortion funding: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Promote adoption & abstinence, not abortion clinic referrals: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Human Life Amendment to the Constitution: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Ethical research yes; embryo cells no; cloning no: Opposes topic 1
Ban abortion with Constitutional amendment: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Alternatives like adoption, instead of punitive action: Opposes topic 1
Reduce child welfare caseloads & encourage adoption: Neutral on topic 1
Bush will nominate conservative judges only: Neutral on topic 1
Strongly Opposes topic 2:
Legally require hiring women & minorities
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Affirmative Access, without preferences or set-asides: Strongly Opposes topic 2
Women exempt from combat; “candid analysis” of military gays: Opposes topic 2
Achievement is basis for access to college: Opposes topic 2
Strongly Opposes topic 3:
Comfortable with same-sex marriage
(-5 points on Social scale)
Constitutionally define marriage as one man & one woman: Strongly Opposes topic 3
Homosexuality is incompatible with military service: Strongly Opposes topic 3
Support the advancement of women in the military: Favors topic 3
States should not recognize gay marriage from other states: Strongly Opposes topic 3
States should not recognize gay marriage from other states: Strongly Opposes topic 3
Constitutional Amendment banning same-sex marriage: Strongly Opposes topic 3
Strong support for traditional definition of marriage: Strongly Opposes topic 3
Let Boy Scouts exercise free speech (ok to ban gays): Opposes topic 3
Affirm traditional military culture&rebuild morale (no gays): Strongly Opposes topic 3
Strongly Favors topic 4:
Keep God in the public sphere
(-5 points on Social scale)
Support prayer in public schools: Strongly Favors topic 4
Religious charities foster benevolence and patriotism: Favors topic 4
Support voluntary student-initiated prayer in school: Strongly Favors topic 4
Stop activist judges from banning Pledge & Ten Commandments: Favors topic 4
Faith-based welfare grants equal with secular groups: Strongly Favors topic 4
Strongly support voluntary student-initiated prayer: Strongly Favors topic 4
Support abstinence and fatherhood: Favors topic 4
Faith-based charities should help end child poverty: Strongly Favors topic 4
Strongly Opposes topic 5:
Expand ObamaCare
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Repeal ObamaCare; it is an attack on our Constitution: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Repeal ObamaCare; it is an attack on our Constitution: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Government-run universal health care leads to inefficiencies: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Give individuals tools to manage their own health needs: Opposes topic 5
Allow customization of insurance, support health centers: Opposes topic 5
Lawyers should not hold physicians hostage: Opposes topic 5
Strongly Favors topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Give workers control over their retirement investments: Strongly Favors topic 6
Workers will have choice to invest their payroll taxes: Strongly Favors topic 6
Strongly Favors topic 7:
Vouchers for school choice
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Promote school choice and home-schooling: Favors topic 7
Limit role of federal government in education: Favors topic 7
Limit role of federal government in education: Strongly Favors topic 7
Favors topic 8:
Human needs over animal rights
(-3 points on Social scale)
Conservation is a conservative value, but balance economics: Opposes topic 8
Private property ownership key to environmental agenda: Strongly Favors topic 8
Strongly Favors topic 9:
Stricter punishment reduces crime
(-5 points on Social scale)
Criminals behind bars cannot harm the public: Strongly Favors topic 9
Support the death penalty: Strongly Favors topic 9
Best way to deter crime is to enforce existing laws: Strongly Favors topic 9
More victims rights and harsher penalties for certain crimes: Strongly Favors topic 9
Death penalty is an effective deterrent: Strongly Favors topic 9
Strongly Favors topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Right to obtain and store ammunition without registration: Strongly Favors topic 10
Open more public land to hunting: Favors topic 10
No frivolous gun lawsuits, no gun licensing: Strongly Favors topic 10
Will protect right to bear arms: Strongly Favors topic 10
Strongly Opposes topic 11:
Higher taxes on the wealthy
(+5 points on Economic scale)
World's highest corporate tax rate cripples job creation: Strongly Opposes topic 11
56% oppose raising taxes on earnings over $250,000: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Cut taxes to stimulate economy and help families: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Tax cuts & low interest rates lead to home ownership: Opposes topic 11
Repeal death tax & give tax break to care for elderly: Opposes topic 11
Encourage technology with funds for R & D, tax reform: Opposes topic 11
Tax reform will enable more poor to own a home: Opposes topic 11
Strongly Opposes topic 12:
Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens
(-5 points on Social scale)
OpEd: GOP has proven tone-deaf in courting Hispanic voters: Opposes topic 12
Make E-verify mandatory nationwide: Strongly Opposes topic 12
Only legal immigrants, through tightly controlled borders: Opposes topic 12
Only legal immigrants, through tightly controlled borders: Strongly Opposes topic 12
Amnesty encourages illegal immigration: Strongly Opposes topic 12
Reform & toughen immigration system to emphasize family: Opposes topic 12
Focus immigration on needed skills: Neutral on topic 12
Favors topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Restore presidential Trade Promotion Authority: Strongly Favors topic 13
Countervailing duties against China on intellectual property: Opposes topic 13
Look to Latin American countries as key partners: Favors topic 13
U.S. should position itself to dominate trade: Favors topic 13
Promote free trade with America setting the standards: Favors topic 13
No opinion on topic 14:
Maintain US sovereignty from UN
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Favors topic 15:
Expand the military
(-5 points on Social scale)
National Military Strategy to deter rogue aggression: Strongly Favors topic 15
Provided Arm Forces better pay, treatment, and training: Strongly Favors topic 15
Restore health of defense industry; peace thru strength: Strongly Favors topic 15
Strongly Opposes topic 16:
Stricter limits on political campaign funds
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Repeal McCain-Feingold; no contribution limits: Strongly Opposes topic 16
Require photo ID to fight voter fraud: Opposes topic 16
Opposes topic 17:
Stay out of Iran
(-3 points on Social scale)
Transition to a post-Assad Syria and independent Lebanon: Opposes topic 17
Prevent Iran from building and possessing nuclear weapons: Strongly Opposes topic 17
Strengthen ties to Asia and promote democracy there: Favors topic 17
Help Africa with private sector and charitable investment: Favors topic 17
Reform U.N. to end abuse, unfairness, and abortion funding: Opposes topic 17
Promote peace, reduce threat of war, protect Israel: Favors topic 17
Strongly Opposes topic 18:
Prioritize green energy
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Open ANWR and OCS for oil & gas development: Strongly Opposes topic 18
No Kyoto, no mandatory carbon emissions controls: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Provide tax incentives for energy production: Opposes topic 18
Encourage market-based solutions to environmental problems: Opposes topic 18
Recognize that people depend on land for livelihood: Neutral on topic 18
Strongly Favors topic 19:
Never legalize marijuana
(-5 points on Social scale)
Jail time and school drug testing deters drug use: Strongly Favors topic 19
Clinton surrendered Drug War; cry out for drug-free schools: Strongly Favors topic 19
Aggressively pursue drug kingpins; include death penalty: Strongly Favors topic 19
No opinion on topic 20:
Stimulus better than market-led recovery
(0 points on Economic scale)
World's highest corporate tax rate cripples job creation: Strongly Opposes topic 20
Cut taxes to stimulate economy and help families: Strongly Favors 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)

Political Thinkers:
Noam Chomsky
Milton Friedman
Arianna Huffington
Rush Limbaugh
Ayn Rand
Secy.Robert Reich
Donald Trump
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Page last updated: Apr 28, 2013