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Opposes topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's unrestricted right
(-3 points on Social scale)
Disdained narrow exemptions for churches on birth control: Opposes topic 1
Regulate abortion clinics more; oppose right to abortion: Opposes topic 1
Moral opposition to abortion, but not a focal issue: Opposes topic 1
Strongly Opposes topic 2:
Legally require hiring women & minorities
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Racial minorities seen as undeserving, but so are whites: Opposes topic 2
Equality of opportunity, not equality of outcomes: Strongly Opposes topic 2
OpEd: Few African-Americans at Tea Party events: Opposes topic 2
Strongly Opposes topic 3:
Comfortable with same-sex marriage
(-5 points on Social scale)
Majority oppose gay marriage or civil unions: Strongly Opposes topic 3
Strongly Favors topic 4:
Keep God in the public sphere
(-5 points on Social scale)
Defining book: The Five Thousand Year Leap: Strongly Favors topic 4
Strongly Opposes topic 5:
Expand ObamaCare
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Replace ObamaCare with healthcare interstate compacts: Strongly Opposes topic 5
ObamaCare was forced down our throats: Strongly Opposes topic 5
ObamaCare was forced down our throats: Strongly Opposes topic 5
OpEd: Tea Party came from angry "No to ObamaCare!": Strongly Opposes topic 5
OpEd: Tea Party came from angry "No to ObamaCare!": Strongly Opposes topic 5
Civil society is reasserting itself at the ballot: Opposes topic 5
Strongly Opposes topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Older citizens have earned Social Security: Opposes topic 6
Increase the payroll tax to sustain Social Security: Strongly Opposes topic 6
Think Tanks support privatization; grassroots does not: Opposes topic 6
Strongly Favors topic 7:
Vouchers for school choice
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Vouchers give students and parents the power of choice: Strongly Favors topic 7
Vouchers work: Schools either get better, or they close: Strongly Favors topic 7
Strongly Favors topic 8:
No 'rights' to clean air and water
(-5 points on Social scale)
Outraged at phase out of incandescent lightbulbs: Strongly Favors topic 8
No opinion on topic 9:
Stricter punishment reduces crime
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Favors topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Important goal to safeguard Second Amendment rights: Favors topic 10
Strongly Opposes topic 11:
Higher taxes on the wealthy
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Corporate tax rate worldwide declining, except in US: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Government jobs (takers) replacing manufacturing (makers): Opposes topic 11
FairTax & flat tax: on consumption instead of production: Strongly Opposes topic 11
80% oppose taxing the rich, compared to 56% in GOP: Strongly Opposes topic 11
T.E.A.: Taxed Enough Already: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Permanently repeal capital gains & death taxes: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Strongly Opposes topic 12:
Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens
(-5 points on Social scale)
Oppose use of government services by illegal immigrants: Strongly Opposes topic 12
No opinion on topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
No opinion on topic 14:
Maintain US sovereignty from UN
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
No opinion on topic 15:
Expand the military
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Favors topic 16:
More enforcement of the right to vote
(+2 points on Social scale)
True the Vote: like driving and seeing police following you: Strongly Opposes topic 16
Get state legislative "voice votes" on the record: Strongly Favors topic 16
Pressure Congress for moratorium on pork: Favors topic 16
Moratorium on all earmarks until budget is balanced: Strongly Favors topic 16
No opinion on topic 17:
Stay out of Iran
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Opposes topic 18:
Prioritize green energy
(+5 points on Economic scale)
All-of-the-Above instead of Cap-and-Trade: Strongly Opposes topic 18
No opinion on topic 19:
Never legalize marijuana
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Opposes topic 20:
Stimulus better than market-led recovery
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Against Bush's bailout bill & against Obama's stimulus bill: Strongly Opposes topic 20
Taxation & regulation replaces wisdom of the market: Strongly Opposes topic 20
T.E.A.: Taxed Enough Already: Strongly Opposes topic 20
Movement born in objection to stimulus plan: Strongly Opposes topic 20

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Political Parties:
Democratic Party
Republican Party
Libertarian Party
Green Party
Reform Party
Natural Law Party
Tea Party

Former Presidents:
Barack Obama(D,2009-present)
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)
(R,1953-1961)
Harry S Truman(D,1945-1953)

Political Thinkers:
Noam Chomsky
Milton Friedman
Arianna Huffington
Rush Limbaugh
Ayn Rand
Secy.Robert Reich
Donald Trump
Gov.Jesse Ventura
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: Sep 20, 2014