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Robert Lorge on Abortion
Click here for 3 full quotes on Abortion OR background on Abortion.
  • I am the strongest Pro-Life Candidate in America. (Aug 2006)
  • Stem cell research is Frankenstein science. (Aug 2006)
  • 100% pro-life. (Feb 2006)
Robert Lorge on Budget & Economy
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  • Balanced Budget amendment then 5% cuts every year. (Aug 2006)
Robert Lorge on Civil Rights
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  • Support minority hiring, with incentives not quotas. (Aug 2006)
  • One-man-one-woman definition of marriage. (Aug 2006)
  • Constitutional ban on flag burning. (Aug 2006)
  • Ban affirmative action but enforce discrimination laws. (Aug 2006)
  • Don't add sexual orientation to the definition of hate crime. (Aug 2006)
Robert Lorge on Corporations
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  • Bankruptcy reform law creates permanent indentured servitude. (Aug 2006)
Robert Lorge on Crime
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  • Strongly opposes the death penalty. (Aug 2006)
  • Three Strikes sentencing laws have been abused. (Aug 2006)
  • Opposes death penalty because 100% pro-life. (Aug 2006)
  • Repeal federal speed limits. (Aug 2006)
  • Promote faith-based rehabilitation in prisons. (Aug 2006)
Robert Lorge on Drugs
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  • Drug abuse undermines family, society, and culture. (Aug 2006)
  • Combat drug abuse since it destroys families and communities. (Aug 2006)
Robert Lorge on Education
Click here for 6 full quotes on Education OR background on Education.
  • Teach family values in public schools. (Aug 2006)
  • Tuition Tax Credits repaid from lifetime earnings. (Aug 2006)
  • Supports $11B for education improvement. (Aug 2006)
  • Supports school vouchers in poor performing schools. (Aug 2006)
  • Supports school prayer but opposes Thought Police. (Aug 2006)
  • Supports education tax credits. (Feb 2006)
Robert Lorge on Energy & Oil
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  • Supplement coal & oil with solar & nuclear & others. (Aug 2006)
  • I support liquid fuel including oil, Ethanol, and Bio-Diesel. (Aug 2006)
  • Approve Yucca Mt. nuclear waste repository. (Aug 2006)
Robert Lorge on Environment
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  • Supports good stewardship, not radical environmentalism. (Aug 2006)
  • Opposes desert protection; let local habitats evolve. (Aug 2006)
  • More road-building in the National Forests. (Aug 2006)
  • Share costs between EPA & businesses for Fox River cleanup. (Aug 2006)
Robert Lorge on Families & Children
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  • Let Boy Scouts regulate their own hiring. (Aug 2006)
Robert Lorge on Foreign Policy
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  • Slave Trade nation Communist China must be contained. (Aug 2006)
  • Cap foreign aid and reduce aid to IMF. (Aug 2006)
  • Embargo Cuba & Vietnam; minimize aid to Africa. (Aug 2006)
Robert Lorge on Free Trade
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  • Trading with our enemies approaches treason. (Aug 2006)
  • Free trade is slave trade; supports exports not imports. (Aug 2006)
  • Trade agreements ok with Oman, Singapore, & Chile. (Aug 2006)
  • Impose trade sanctions on Japan until markets open. (Aug 2006)
  • Lower each industry's taxes to match competing country. (Feb 2006)
Robert Lorge on Government Reform
Click here for 4 full quotes on Government Reform OR background on Government Reform.
  • Limit campaign donations to $100 per person. (Aug 2006)
  • Limit PACs to $100 and abolish 527 organizations. (Aug 2006)
  • The Pro-Incumbent system is broken. (Aug 2006)
  • $100 per person or PAC per entire campaign. (Aug 2006)
Robert Lorge on Gun Control
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  • 2nd Amendment protects against Tyranny. (Aug 2006)
  • 100% pro-Second Amendment rights. (Feb 2006)
Robert Lorge on Health Care
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  • Same sex marriage undermines Healthcare Insurance delivery. (Aug 2006)
  • Supports healthcare tax credits, not Socialized Medicine. (Aug 2006)
  • Supports private insurance premium tax credits. (Feb 2006)
Robert Lorge on Homeland Security
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  • Patriot Act needs sunset before future presidents. (Aug 2006)
  • Reauthorize the PATRIOT Act with sunset clauses. (Aug 2006)
  • Deploy National Missile Defense ASAP. (Aug 2006)
  • I am a Military HAWK; my opponent is a peacenik. (Aug 2006)
  • Ports are our weakest link. (Feb 2006)
Robert Lorge on Immigration
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  • Illegal immigrants should stand in line like everyone else. (Aug 2006)
  • Military enforcement of the borders. (Aug 2006)
  • Require guest workers to have return plane tickets. (Aug 2006)
  • Limit welfare for immigrants; oppose world welfare. (Aug 2006)
Robert Lorge on Jobs
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  • Increase & index minimum wage to end "Black Gold Standard". (Aug 2006)
Robert Lorge on Principles & Values
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  • Pro-life, pro-family, pro-business, pro-labor, & pro-America. (Aug 2006)
Robert Lorge on Social Security
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  • Invest a limited percentage in private investments. (Aug 2006)
  • Invest Social Security in municipal bonds, not federal ones. (Aug 2006)
Robert Lorge on Tax Reform
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  • Tax system is broken; throw it out and start over. (Aug 2006)
  • We are taxed too much by Washington. (Feb 2006)
Robert Lorge on Technology
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  • I am perhaps the most pro-technology candidate in America. (Aug 2006)
  • No funding increase for Amtrak until they reform ticketing. (Aug 2006)
Robert Lorge on War & Peace
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  • No UN troops in Iraq, and US troops under UN. (Aug 2006)
  • I support peace through strength, not cut-and-run. (Aug 2006)
Robert Lorge on Welfare & Poverty
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  • Cut welfare bureaucracy in half; it undermines families. (Aug 2006)
  • A job gets you money & ends dependency. (Aug 2006)


VoteMatch Responses
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Strongly Opposes topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's right
(0 points on Social scale)
I am the strongest Pro-Life Candidate in America: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Stem cell research is Frankenstein science: Strongly Opposes topic 1
100% pro-life: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Opposes topic 2:
Require companies to hire more women & minorities
(7 points on Economic scale)
Support minority hiring, with incentives not quotas: Favors topic 2
Ban affirmative action but enforce discrimination laws: Strongly Opposes topic 2
Strongly Opposes topic 3:
Sexual orientation protected by civil rights laws
(0 points on Social scale)
One-man-one-woman definition of marriage: Opposes topic 3
Don't add sexual orientation to the definition of hate crime: Strongly Opposes topic 3
Same sex marriage undermines Healthcare Insurance delivery: Strongly Opposes topic 3
Strongly Favors topic 4:
Teach family values in public schools
(0 points on Social scale)
Teach family values in public schools: Favors topic 4
Supports school prayer but opposes Thought Police: Strongly Favors topic 4
Let Boy Scouts regulate their own hiring: Favors topic 4
Strongly Opposes topic 5:
More federal funding for health coverage
(10 points on Economic scale)
Supports healthcare tax credits, not Socialized Medicine: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Supports private insurance premium tax credits: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Favors topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(7 points on Economic scale)
Invest a limited percentage in private investments: Favors topic 6
Invest Social Security in municipal bonds, not federal ones: Favors topic 6
Strongly Favors topic 7:
Parents choose schools via vouchers
(10 points on Social scale)
Supports school vouchers in poor performing schools: Strongly Favors topic 7
Supports education tax credits: Favors topic 7
Strongly Opposes topic 8:
Death Penalty
(10 points on Social scale)
Strongly opposes the death penalty: Strongly Opposes topic 8
Opposes death penalty because 100% pro-life: Strongly Opposes topic 8
Opposes topic 9:
Mandatory Three Strikes sentencing laws
(7 points on Social scale)
Three Strikes sentencing laws have been abused: Opposes topic 9
Strongly Favors topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(10 points on Social scale)
2nd Amendment protects against Tyranny: Strongly Favors topic 10
100% pro-Second Amendment rights: Strongly Favors topic 10
Strongly Favors topic 11:
Decrease overall taxation of the wealthy
(10 points on Economic scale)
Tax system is broken; throw it out and start over: Strongly Favors topic 11
We are taxed too much by Washington: Strongly Favors topic 11
Strongly Opposes topic 12:
Illegal immigrants earn citizenship
(0 points on Economic scale)
Illegal immigrants should stand in line like everyone else: Strongly Opposes topic 12
Military enforcement of the borders: Strongly Opposes topic 12
Require guest workers to have return plane tickets: Opposes topic 12
Limit welfare for immigrants; oppose world welfare: Strongly Opposes topic 12
Strongly Opposes topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(0 points on Economic scale)
Trading with our enemies approaches treason: Strongly Opposes topic 13
Free trade is slave trade; supports exports not imports: Strongly Opposes topic 13
Trade agreements ok with Oman, Singapore, & Chile: Favors topic 13
Impose trade sanctions on Japan until markets open: Strongly Opposes topic 13
Lower each industry's taxes to match competing country: Strongly Opposes topic 13
Opposes topic 14:
The Patriot Act harms civil liberties
(7 points on Social scale)
Patriot Act needs sunset before future presidents: Strongly Opposes topic 14
Reauthorize the PATRIOT Act with sunset clauses: Favors topic 14
Strongly Favors topic 15:
More spending on armed forces
(0 points on Economic scale)
I am a Military HAWK; my opponent is a peacenik: Strongly Favors topic 15
Ports are our weakest link: Strongly Favors topic 15
Strongly Favors topic 16:
Stricter limits on political campaign funds
(0 points on Economic scale)
Limit campaign donations to $100 per person: Strongly Favors topic 16
Limit PACs to $100 and abolish 527 organizations: Strongly Favors topic 16
The Pro-Incumbent system is broken: Strongly Favors topic 16
$100 per person or PAC per entire campaign: Strongly Favors topic 16
Strongly Opposes topic 17:
Replace US troops with UN in Iraq
(10 points on Economic scale)
No UN troops in Iraq, and US troops under UN: Opposes topic 17
I support peace through strength, not cut-and-run: Strongly Opposes topic 17
Opposes topic 18:
Replace coal & oil with alternatives
(7 points on Economic scale)
Supplement coal & oil with solar & nuclear & others: Strongly Favors topic 18
I support liquid fuel including oil, Ethanol, and Bio-Diesel: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Approve Yucca Mt. nuclear waste repository: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Strongly Favors topic 19:
Drug use is immoral: enforce laws against it
(0 points on Social scale)
Drug abuse undermines family, society, and culture: Strongly Favors topic 19
Combat drug abuse since it destroys families and communities: Strongly Favors topic 19
Strongly Favors topic 20:
Allow churches to provide welfare services
(0 points on Social scale)
Cut welfare bureaucracy in half; it undermines families: Strongly Favors topic 20

Robert Lorge is a Centrist.
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