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Question: Democrats and left-wingers only: Choose which five of the following positions you find least objectionable in a presidential candidate.
Supports retaining the Bush tax cuts in full.   -2 (1.1%)
Supports a cut in corporate taxes.   -11 (6.3%)
Supports revenue-neutral tax reform (eliminating deductions and lowering rates).   -16 (9.1%)
Supports additional free trade agreements.   -19 (10.8%)
Supports a balanced budget amendment.   -10 (5.7%)
Opposes a "public option" in health insurance.   -2 (1.1%)
Supports promoting charter schools and school voucher programs.   -14 (8%)
Willing to consider cuts or changes to Social Security or Medicare to reduce the deficit.   -13 (7.4%)
Opposes "cap and trade"   -13 (7.4%)
Supports ANWR and offshore oil drilling.   -10 (5.7%)
Supports SOPA.   -2 (1.1%)
Supports the PATRIOT Act, NDAA, and warrantless wiretapping.   -4 (2.3%)
Supports indefinite military presence in Afghanistan.   -5 (2.8%)
Supports military intervention against Iran.   -6 (3.4%)
Opposes cuts in the military budget.   -4 (2.3%)
Opposes gay marriage.   -5 (2.8%)
Is pro-life.   -8 (4.5%)
Opposes gun control.   -21 (11.9%)
Supports federal raids on medical marijuana dispensaries.   -1 (0.6%)
Opposes amnesty for illegal aliens.   -10 (5.7%)
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Total Voters: 37

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« on: March 16, 2012, 08:01:25 pm »
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This should be interesting.
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« Reply #1 on: March 16, 2012, 08:17:51 pm »
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Charter schools, anti-cap and trade, pro-life, anti-gun control, anti-gay marriage. Social issues, basically, though not entirely.
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« Reply #2 on: March 16, 2012, 08:55:16 pm »
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Of those listed, the least objectionable to me are:

Supports a cut in corporate taxes.
Supports revenue-neutral tax reform
Supports additional free trade agreements.
Supports a balanced budget amendment.
Opposes gun control.
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« Reply #3 on: March 16, 2012, 09:30:47 pm »
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I picked options 4, 5, 7, and 8.
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« Reply #4 on: March 16, 2012, 10:06:28 pm »
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Options 4, 5, 9, 18, and 20
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« Reply #5 on: March 17, 2012, 03:55:26 am »
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3, 4, 8, 10 and 18
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« Reply #6 on: March 17, 2012, 05:15:42 am »
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Tax reform (if it's really revenue-neutral), Free Trade, Changes in Medicare, SOPA, Gay marriage (as long as he supports civil unions with the same rights as marriage).
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« Reply #7 on: March 17, 2012, 07:18:40 am »
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3, 4, 5, 7, 8.

Probably could've said gun control ahead of one of those though.
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« Reply #8 on: March 17, 2012, 07:49:00 am »
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3, 8, and 3rd (as long as we're not talking using the crass gun rhetoric here) and 4th from bottom.
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« Reply #9 on: March 17, 2012, 08:22:59 am »
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Supports revenue-neutral tax reform (eliminating deductions and lowering rates).   
Supports additional free trade agreements.   
Supports a balanced budget amendment.
Supports promoting charter schools and school voucher programs.
Opposes gun control.
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« Reply #10 on: March 17, 2012, 08:35:02 am »
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In the US I guess I might be a blue dog, so here goes...

Supports retaining the Bush tax cuts in full.       
Supports a cut in corporate taxes.   
Supports revenue-neutral tax reform (eliminating deductions and lowering rates)
Supports a balanced budget amendment.
Supports military intervention against Iran
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« Reply #11 on: March 17, 2012, 09:28:19 am »
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I'd prefer a candidate who took these positions:

- Supports a cut in corporate taxes. (Or even eliminating them completely.)
- Supports revenue-neutral tax reform.
- Supports promoting charter schools and school voucher programs.
- Opposes "cap and trade"
- Supports additional free trade agreements.
- Opposes gun control.

And I could tolerate the following:

- Willing to consider cuts or changes to Social Security or Medicare to reduce the deficit.
- Supports ANWR and offshore oil drilling.
- Pro-life (as long as they're passive about it)
- Opposes a "public option" in health insurance.
- Opposes gay marriage.

These positions are intolerable:

- Supports retaining the Bush tax cuts in full.
- Supports a balanced budget amendment.
- Supports SOPA.         
- Supports the PATRIOT Act, NDAA, and warrantless wiretapping.         
- Supports indefinite military presence in Afghanistan.
- Supports military intervention against Iran.
- Opposes cuts in the military budget.
- Supports federal raids on medical marijuana dispensaries.         
- Opposes amnesty for illegal aliens.
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« Reply #12 on: March 17, 2012, 09:38:30 am »
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Supports retaining the Bush tax cuts

Cut corporate taxes

Supports revenue neutral tax reform

Supports additional Free Trade agreements

Opposes Public Option

Supports balanced budget amendment

Supports promoting charter schools/voucher program

Cuts or changes to social security or medicare to reduce deficit

Supports ANWR and offshore drilling

Opposes gun control
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« Reply #13 on: March 17, 2012, 09:39:17 pm »
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-Supports Bush tax cuts (voted revenue neutral assuming those were kept, sorry)
-Willing to consider cuts or changes to social security or medicare to reduce the deficit
-Is pro life
-Opposes gun control
-Opposes amnesty for illegal immigrants.
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That has got to be one of the most retarded proposals I have read on this forum.

Don't worry, I'm sure more will crop up shortly.
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« Reply #14 on: March 17, 2012, 11:50:01 pm »
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-Supports revenue-neutral tax reform.
-Supports additional free trade agreements.
-Supports promoting charter schools and school voucher programs.
-Opposes cap and trade.
-Supports ANWR and offshore oil drilling.
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« Reply #15 on: March 18, 2012, 06:48:51 pm »
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10, 13, 14, 15, 18
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