Welcome, Guest. Please login or register.
Did you miss your activation email?
April 24, 2014, 08:54:12 pm
HomePredMockPollEVCalcAFEWIKIHelpLogin Register
News: Don't forget to get your 2013 Gubernatorial Endorsements and Predictions in!

+  Atlas Forum
|-+  General Politics
| |-+  Individual Politics (Moderators: Grad Students are the Worst, Lunar, Torie)
| | |-+  President Forever 2008 + Primaries: Policy Planks
« previous next »
Pages: 1 2 3 4 [5] Print
Author Topic: President Forever 2008 + Primaries: Policy Planks  (Read 8250 times)
Kitteh
drj101
YaBB God
*****
Posts: 3516
United States


View Profile
« Reply #100 on: October 03, 2012, 06:08:46 pm »
Ignore

Abortion: Far-Left
Balanced Budget: Left
Business Tax: Center-Right
Education: Left
Energy: Left
Environment: Left
Gun Control: Center-Left
Health Care: Left
Homeland Security: Center-Left
Immigration: Left
Iran: Center-Left
Iraq: Center-Left
Outsourcing: Center-Right
Personal Tax: Left
Same Sex Marriage: Far-Left
Social Security: Center-Left
Unions: Center-Left
War on Terror: Center-Left

2 FL, 7 L, 7 CL, 2 CR

I'm just a tiny bit closer to center-left than left Tongue
« Last Edit: October 03, 2012, 06:13:16 pm by drj101 »Logged


This thread reminds me that I should be somewhere else having sex.

Why is the cat freak lady registered in the Pacific?
General White
Vegetaboi
Full Member
***
Posts: 185
United Arab Emirates


Political Matrix
E: 3.45, S: 3.75

P
View Profile
« Reply #101 on: November 12, 2012, 06:02:32 pm »
Ignore

New list

Personal Tax:Left-Wing
Bussinesse Tax:Centrist
Immigration:Far-Right (deport all illegals,no dream act,put the army on the border,no amnesty,decrease legal immigration,END ALL illegal immigration deport all ILLEGALS NOW!)
Trade:Far-Left(fair trade NOT free trade get out of NAFTA,CAFTA,WTO NOW!)
Iran:Left-Wing
Healthcare:Centre-Right(keep it the way it is,hates when people want free healthcare no taxes)
Abortion:Right-Wing
Balanced Budget:Right-Wing
Labor Unions:Left-Wing
Education:Centrist
Social Security:Centre-Left
Logged

IDS Legislator Maxwell
mah519
YaBB God
*****
Posts: 9811
Germany


Political Matrix
E: 3.42, S: -7.91

P

View Profile
« Reply #102 on: January 08, 2013, 08:36:02 pm »
Ignore

Abortion: Left
Balanced Budget: Right
Business Tax: Right
Education: Righ
Energy: Center-Right
Environment: Center-Right
Gun Control: Center-Right
Health Care: Right
Immigration: Centrist
Defense Spending: Far-Left
Iran: Far-Left
Military Intervention: Left
Role of Government: Right
Free Trade: Right
Tax Rates: Center-Right
Same-Sex Marriage: Far-Left
Social Security: Right
Unions: Center-Right
War on Terror: Far-Left
Logged

Wyoming Conservative
Full Member
***
Posts: 110
Bahamas
View Profile
« Reply #103 on: January 08, 2013, 08:43:58 pm »
Ignore

Abortion: Far-Right
Balanced Budget: Right-Wing
Business Tax: Right-Wing
Education: Right-Wing
Energy: Center-Right
Environment: Center-Right
Gun Control: Center-Right
Health Care: Far-Right
Homeland Security: Center-Left
Immigration: Right-Wing
Iran: Center-Left
Iraq: Far-Left
Outsourcing: Left-Wing
Personal Tax: Far-Right
Same Sex Marriage: Center-Left
Social Security: Center-Right
Unions: Center-Left
War on Terror: Center-Left
Logged

General Secretary Gorbachev, if you seek peace, if you seek prosperity for the Soviet Union and Eastern Europe, if you seek liberalization, come here to this gate.
    Mr. Gorbachev, open this gate!
    Mr. Gorbachev, tear down this wall!

-President Ronald Reagan
Senator Goldwater
Republitarian
YaBB God
*****
Posts: 7569
United States


Political Matrix
E: 5.94, S: -3.83

View Profile
« Reply #104 on: January 08, 2013, 08:49:48 pm »
Ignore

Abortion: Center-Left (Protect responsible choice. Ban partial-birth abortions except in the case of life of the mother.)
Balanced Budget: Center-Right (We need to curb spending in order to balance the budget. Respect taxpayers' dollars.)
Business Tax: Right (Moderate decrease in business taxation.)
Education: Right (Support school vouchers and charter schools. Reduce federal government's role in education.)
Energy: Center (Renewable and non-renewable energy must be equally researched.)
Environment: Center-Right (The environment is important. Find market based solutions to environmental problems.)
Gun Control: Center-Right (We should be wary of gun control. The Second Amendment protects the right to bear arms.)
Health Care: Right (Very limited role for government in health care. Tax credits for personal Health Savings Accounts.)
Homeland Security: Center-Right (Homeland security is a priority, balance between natural disaster relief and anti-terrorism. Missile Defense is inappropriate.)
Immigration: Center-Left (Legal immigration is great. Support guest-worker program for illegals and amnesty.)
Iran: Center-Right (We should prepare to attack Iran but be sure that we have the proper intelligence.)
Iraq: Center-Right (We have successfully liberated Iraq. We must train security forces in Iraq and maintain our presence there.)
Outsourcing: Center-Right (Outsourcing is not a problem, it is part of a globalized world and helps America.)
Personal Tax: Right (Taxes should be flatter and lower. Across-the-board tax cuts.)
Same-Sex Marriage: Center-Left (Same-sex marriage, even if not in name.)
Social Security: Right (Gradually scale down federal involvement and implement privatization of social security over time.)
Unions: Center-Right (Unions are undermining our economy by blackmailing companies to overpay their workers.)
War on Terror: Center-Right (We should not hesitate to use military force against terrorism.)
Logged

IBDDBW
1236
YaBB God
*****
Posts: 1580
United States


View Profile WWW
« Reply #105 on: January 09, 2013, 04:14:50 pm »
Ignore

Abortion:Center-Left: Protect responsible choice. Ban partial-birth abortions except in the case of life of the mother.
Balanced Budget:Center-Right: We need to curb spending in order to balance the budget. Respect taxpayers' dollars.
Business Tax:Center-Right: Reduce taxes for small businesses.
Education:Center: Support public school system but allow room for vouchers.
Energy:Center: Renewable and non-renewable energy must be equally researched.
Environment:Center-Left: We need to leave a healthy environment for our children. Work to reduce emissions and harmful toxins. Modified Kyoto.
Gun Control:Center-Right: We should be wary of gun control. The Second Amendment protects the right to bear arms.
Health Care:Center-Left: Universal health care whether public or private. Require health insurance for every child.
Homeland Security:Center-Right: Homeland security is an important priority. Focus on fighting terrorism but also provide disaster relief funding.
Immigration:Center: Enforce current laws and tighter border security but allow room for a guest-worker program.
Iran:Center: Keep diplomatic channels open and use economic sanctions. Go to war as a last resort.
Iraq:Center: We should seek a multilateral solution and bring in the UN/NATO and allies to help rebuild Iraq.
Outsourcing:Center-Left: End some of the tax incentives for companies sending jobs overseas. Support American labor!
Personal Tax:Center-Right: Reduce income tax for the lower and middle class.
Same-Sex Marriage:Center: Retain marriage as it is but explore civil unions.
Social Security:Center-Left: Allow a small amount of private investment but keep it regulated
Unions:Center: Labor demands must be balanced with business concerns.
War on Terror:Center-Right: We should not hesitate to use military force against terrorism.
Logged

Great ambition is the passion of a great character. Those endowed with it may perform very good or very bad acts. All depends on the principles which direct them.-Napoleon Bonaparte

Ones reputation is like a shadow, it is gigantic when it precedes you, and a pigmy in proportion when it follows.- Charles Maurice de Talleyrand-Périgord


The world isnt always black and white
L0V3Batman
Clinton1996
YaBB God
*****
Posts: 3222
United States


View Profile
« Reply #106 on: January 09, 2013, 04:49:10 pm »
Ignore

Apparently I am an Economic Centrist, Foreign Policy Pragmatist, and Social Liberal. Obama Democrat?
1 Left, 8 Center-Lefts, 7 Centers, 2 Center-Rights

Abortion: Center-Left (Protect responsible choice. Ban partial-birth abortions except in the case of life of the mother.)


Balanced Budget: Center-Right (We need to curb spending in order to balance the budget. Respect taxpayers' dollars.)


Business Tax: Center-Right (Reduce taxes for small businesses.)


Education: Center-Left (Support our public school system. Private school vouchers drain resources from public schools. Increase funding.)


Energy: Center-Left (Invest in clean energy and end oil company subsidies. Cut oil use significantly by 2025.)


Environment: Center (Balance environmental policies with sound economic policies.)


Gun Control: Center (Gun control is a state issue.)


Health Care: Center-Left ([X] Universal health care, whether public or private.)


Homeland Security: Center (Homeland security is a priority, balance between natural disaster relief and anti-terrorism. Missile Defense is inappropriate.)


Immigration: Center-Left (Legal immigration is great. Support guest-worker program for illegals and amnesty.)


Iran: Center (Keep diplomatic channels open and use economic sanctions. Go to war as a last resort.)


Iraq: Left (Withdraw all American troops at once. This was an illegal war of aggression.)


Outsourcing: Center-Left (End some of the tax incentives for companies sending jobs overseas. Support American labor!)


Personal Tax: Center (Reduce income tax for lower- and middle-class tax brackets.)


Same-Sex Marriage: Center-Left (Same-sex marriage, even if not in name.)


Social Security: Center-Left (Allow a small amount of private investment but keep it regulated.)


Unions: Center (Labor demands must be balanced with business concerns.)


War on Terror: Center (We must focus on Al Qaeda, the War on Iraq is a distraction.)

« Last Edit: January 09, 2013, 04:51:36 pm by I'm An Election Junkie »Logged

Supersonic
SupersonicVenue
YaBB God
*****
Posts: 4709
United Kingdom


Political Matrix
E: 3.93, S: 1.13


View Profile
« Reply #107 on: January 09, 2013, 05:07:35 pm »
Ignore

Economic centre-right stances mixed in with a centrist social position and a staunch right wing foreign policy.
1 Left, 4 Center-Lefts, 2 Centers, 6 Center-Rights 6 Right

Abortion: Center Abortion is not an issue for government intrusion. Oppose government control over abortion. Leave it to the states.


Balanced Budget: Center-Right (We need to curb spending in order to balance the budget. Respect taxpayers' dollars.)


Business Tax: Center-Right (Reduce taxes for small businesses.)


Education: Center-Right School vouchers for lower-income students. Privatize failing schools. Charter schools provide competition.


Energy: Center (Renewable and non-renewable energy must be equally researched.)


Environment: Center-Right The environment is important. Find market based solutions to environmental problems.

Gun Control: Left We need gun control! Ban certain guns. Require registration/background checks. Gun control protects children.


Health Care: Center-Left (Universal health care whether public or private.)


Homeland Security: Right Homeland security should be our #1 priority, regardless of terror alert level. Missile Defense program. Renew Patriot Act.


Immigration: Right Tighten border security with stricter immigration enforcement provisions. Deport illegal immigrants.


Iran: Right We should launch a pre-emptive attack on Iran and destroy all potential nuclear sites.


Iraq: Right Complete the mission! Reconstruct/rebuild Iraq. Hunt for terrorists and insurgents.


Outsourcing: Center-Right Outsourcing is not a problem, it is part of a globalized world and helps America.



Personal Tax: Center-Right (Reduce income tax for the lower and middle class.)


Same-Sex Marriage: Center-Left (Same-sex marriage, even if not in name.)


Social Security: Center-Left (Allow a small amount of private investment but keep it regulated.)


Unions: Right Unions are hindering our economic prosperity with their constant bickering.


War on Terror: Right Terrorism can only be stopped one way: military force. Unilateral attacks justified to crush terrorism.

Logged

Being a Libertarian is like having a fever, either you sweat it out or you die from it.
Emperor Scott
Scott
YaBB God
*****
Posts: 17266
United States


Political Matrix
E: -1.94, S: -5.74

View Profile WWW
« Reply #108 on: January 09, 2013, 07:10:01 pm »
Ignore

2 Far-Lefts, 2 Lefts, 8 Center-Lefts, 4 Centers, 2 Center-Rights

Abortion
Far-Left: Full reproductive rights for women! Only appoint pro-choice judges to Supreme Court and extend abortion rights!

Balanced Budget
Center-Right: We need to curb spending in order to balance the budget. Respect taxpayers' dollars.

Business Tax
Center-Right: Reduce taxes for small businesses.

Education
Center: Support public school system but allow room for vouchers.

Energy
Center-Left: Invest in clean energy and end oil company subsidies. Cut oil use significantly by 2025.

Environment
Center-Left: We need to leave a healthy environment for our children. Work to reduce emissions and harmful toxins. Modified Kyoto.

Gun Control
Center-Left: The right to bear arms, but only responsibly! Ban assault rifles, require background checks.

Health Care
Left: Completely public health care system and include prescription drugs under Medicare. Require health insurance for every child.

Homeland Security
Center-Left: We must defend ourselves only if attacked. Increase some security, funding for natural disasters. Oppose Patriot Act.

Immigration
Center: Enforce current laws and tighter border security but allow room for a guest-worker program.

Iran
Center-Left: Diplomacy and economic sanctions should make Iran see things our way.

Iraq
Left: Withdraw all American troops at once. This was an illegal war of aggression.

Outsourcing
Center-Left: End some of the tax incentives for companies sending jobs overseas. Support American labor!

Personal Tax
Center-Left: Keep taxes progressive because it is fair and balanced. Exempt the very poor from taxes.

Same-Sex Marriage
Far-Left: Same-sex marriage is a fundamental human right.

Social Security
Center: Keep social security as it is.

Unions
Center: Labor demands must be balanced with business concerns.

War on Terror
Center-Left: Focus on better foreign policy and cut off terrorist funding, use military force if we must.

Logged



and then a skeleton popped out
Ghost_white
YaBB God
*****
Posts: 3427


Political Matrix
E: -4.97, S: 7.39

View Profile
« Reply #109 on: May 11, 2013, 07:31:16 am »
Ignore

Abortion: Center-Right
Balanced Budget: Center
Business Tax: Center
Education: Center
Energy: Right
Environment: Center
Gun Control: Far-Right
Health Care: Left
Homeland Security: Center
Immigration: Far-Right
Iran: Far-Left
Iraq: Far-Left
Outsourcing: Far-Left
Personal Tax: Far-Left
Same-Sex Marriage: Center
Social Security: Right
Unions: Left
War on Terror: Far-Left

5 Far-Left, 2 Left, 0 Center-Left, 6 Center, 1 Center-Right, 2 Right, 2 Far-Right
Logged


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.
Senator TNF
TNF
YaBB God
*****
Posts: 8175
United States


View Profile
« Reply #110 on: May 11, 2013, 07:31:43 am »
Ignore

Abortion: Left
Balanced Budget: Center
Business Tax: Center
Education: Far-Left
Energy: Right (We are better off investing in natural gas exploration and expanding nuclear power usage than wasting money on wind farms or solar panels)
Environment: Center
Gun Control: Center-Right
Health Care: Far-Left
Homeland Security: Center
Immigration: Center-Right
Iran: Center-Left
Iraq: Center-Left
Outsourcing: Far-Left
Personal Tax: Left
Same-Sex Marriage: Far-Left
Social Security: Left
Unions: Left
War on Terror: Center-Left
Logged

Redalgo
YaBB God
*****
Posts: 2416
United States


View Profile
« Reply #111 on: May 11, 2013, 10:18:47 am »
Ignore

Abortion: CL ". . . Ban partial-birth abortions except in the case of life of the mother."
Budget: C "Balance lowering the deficit with other priorities. No long-term deficits."
Business Tax: FR "Significantly decrease business taxation."
Education: CL "Support our public school system . . . Increase funding."
Energy: CL "Invest in clean energy and end oil company subsidies. Cut oil use . . ."
Environment: FL "The environment should be our first national priority . . ."
Gun Control: CL ". . . Ban assault rifles, require registration/background checks."
Health Care: CL "Universal health care whether public or private . . ."
Homeland Security: L ". . . Reduce security measures and funding."
Immigration: CL "Legal immigration is great. Support guest-worker program . . . and amnesty."
Iran: FL "Iran should be able to develop nuclear technology . . ."
Iraq: L "Withdraw all American troops at once. This was an illegal war of aggression."
Outsourcing: CR "Outsourcing is not a problem, it . . . helps America."
Personal Tax: FL "Increase income tax for everyone."
Same-Sex Marriage: FL "Same-sex marriage is a fundamental human right."
Social Security: R "Gradually scale down . . . implement privatization . . . over time."
Labour Unions: CL "Labor Unions . . . allow workers to collectively better themselves . . ."
War on Terror: L ". . . develop an anti-terror strategy . . . to stop economic and social injustice."

That being said, a lot of the issues I most care about are not among those aforementioned.
Logged

Liberal socialist
Political Matrix results: -3 (Economic), -8 (Social)
Senator DC
DC Al Fine
YaBB God
*****
Posts: 6283
Canada


View Profile
« Reply #112 on: May 11, 2013, 02:13:41 pm »
Ignore

Abortion: Right
Balanced Budget: Centre-Right
Business Tax: Centre-Right
Education: Right
Energy: Right
Environment: Centre-Right
Gun Control: Right
Health Care: Centre-Left
Homeland Security: Far Left
Immigration: Right
Iran: Centre
Iraq: Left
Outsourcing: Left
Personal Tax: Centre
Same Sex Marriage: Centre-Right*
Social Security: Centre-Right
Unions: Centre
War on Terror: Far Left

There wasn't an option for "Get the government out of marriage" so I just put my personal views instead.
Logged

Economic: 3.1
Social: 2.78

Quote from: Don Colacho
The Gospels and the Communist Manifesto are on the wane; the world’s future lies in the power of Coca-Cola and pornography.
politicallefty
YaBB God
*****
Posts: 2023
United States


View Profile
« Reply #113 on: May 12, 2013, 04:56:04 am »
Ignore

Abortion: Left
Balanced Budget: Centre
Business Tax: Left
Education: Left
Energy: Centre-Left
Environment: Centre-Left
Gun Control: Centre-Left
Health Care: Far-Left
Homeland Security: Centre-Left
Immigration: Centre-Left
Iran: Centre-Left
Iraq: Left
Outsourcing: Left
Personal Tax: Left
Same-Sex Marriage: Far-Left
Social Security: Centre
Unions: Center-Left
War on Terror: Centre-Left

2 Far-Left, 6 Left, 8 Center-Left, 2 Center, 0 Center-Right, 0 Right, 0 Far-Right
Logged

No one is born hating another person because of the colour of his skin, or his background, or his religion. People must learn to hate, and if they can learn to hate, they can be taught to love, for love comes more naturally to the human heart than its opposite. - Nelson Mandela
Arturo Belano
YaBB God
*****
Posts: 537


View Profile
« Reply #114 on: May 12, 2013, 02:55:25 pm »
Ignore

Abortion: Left
Balanced Budget: Center
Business Tax: Left
Education: Left
Energy: Center
Environment: Center
Gun Control: Center-Right
Health Care: Far-Left
Homeland Security: Center-Left
Immigration: Left
Iran: Center-Left
Iraq: Left
Outsourcing: Far-Left
Personal Tax: Left
Same-Sex Marriage: Far-Left
Social Security: Far-Left
Unions: Far-Left
War on Terror: Left
Logged

Acting like I'm Morrissey w/o the wit
Leftbehind
YaBB God
*****
Posts: 3187
United Kingdom


View Profile
« Reply #115 on: May 17, 2013, 12:29:25 am »
Ignore

Abortion: Far-Left
Balanced Budget: Far-Left
Business Tax: Far-Left
Education: Far-Left
Energy: Left
Environment: Far-Left
Gun Control: Far-Left
Health Care: Far-Left
Homeland Security: Left
Immigration: Center-Left
Iran: Left
Iraq: Far-Left
Outsourcing: Far-Left
Personal Tax: Far-Left
Same-Sex Marriage: Far-Left
Social Security: Far-Left
Unions: Far-Left
War on Terror: Far-Left
Logged

Darth Plagueis
Sr. Member
****
Posts: 279
Kazakhstan


Political Matrix
E: 5.65, S: 1.45

View Profile
« Reply #116 on: November 05, 2013, 08:31:46 pm »
Ignore

BUMP!.

Abortion:Center-Right
Balanced Budget:Right
Business Tax:Far-Right
Education:Far-Right
Energy:Right
Environment:Center-Right
Gun Control:Far-Right
Health Care:Right
Homeland Security:Far-Left
Immigration:Right
Iran:Center
Outsourcing:Left
Personal Tax:Right
Same Sex Marriage:Center
Social Security:Far-Right
Unions:Center
War on Terror:Center
« Last Edit: November 06, 2013, 04:28:44 am by Darth Plagueis »Logged

National Progressive
General Mung Beans
YaBB God
*****
Posts: 4164
United States


Political Matrix
E: -3.61, S: -2.78

View Profile
« Reply #117 on: November 05, 2013, 08:56:03 pm »
Ignore

Abortion: Right
Balanced Budget: Left
Business Tax: Right
Education: Left
Energy: Left (assuming this includes nuclear power under "clean energy")
Environment: Centre-Left
Gun Control: Centre/Centre-Left (Pro universal background checks but against an assault weapons ban)
Healthcare: Left/Centre-Left (Not sure whether supporting a German-style multi-payer system is centre-left or left for this purpose)
Homeland Security: Centre
Immigration: Centre-Left
Iran: Centre-Left
Iraq: NA, no longer a relevant issue
Outsourcing: Centre-Right
Personal Tax: Centre-Left
Same-Sex Marriage: Centre-Left
Social Security: Left
Unions: Centre-Left
War on Terror: Centre-Left/Centre
Logged

Senator TNF
TNF
YaBB God
*****
Posts: 8175
United States


View Profile
« Reply #118 on: November 05, 2013, 10:57:58 pm »
Ignore

Abortion: Far-Left
Balanced Budget: Far-Left
Business Tax: Far-Left
Education: Far-Left
Energy: Left, assuming that includes nuclear power/natural gas
Environment: Left
Gun Control: Far-Right
Health Care: Far-Left
Homeland Security: Left
Iran: Left
Iraq: Left
Outsourcing: Far-Left
Personal Tax: Left
Same-Sex Marriage: None of these really fit my position, but the closest one is Far-Left
Social Security: Far-Left
Unions: Far-Left
War on Terror: Far-Left
Logged

ElectionsGuy
YaBB God
*****
Posts: 5228
United States


Political Matrix
E: 7.87, S: -7.48

View Profile
« Reply #119 on: November 06, 2013, 02:47:00 am »
Ignore

Going completely off definitions of the other thread:

Abortion: Left
Balanced Budget: Right
Business Tax: Far-Right
Education: Right
Energy: Right
Environment: Right
Gun Control: Right
Health Care: Far-Right
Homeland Security: Left
Immigration: Center-Right
Iran: Center
Iraq: Center-Left
Outsourcing: Right
Personal Tax:Right
Same-Sex Marriage: Far-Left
Social Security: Right
Unions: Center
War on Terror: Far-Left
Logged

2014 Governor Predictions
2014 Senate Prediction

Upcoming Primaries:

Indiana, North Carolina, and Ohio (5/6/14)
Nebraska and West Virginia (5/13/14)
Arkansas, Georgia, Idaho, Kentucky, Oregon, and Pennsylvania (5/20/14)

Upcoming Runoffs:

Texas (5/27/14)
Miles
MilesC56
YaBB God
*****
Posts: 13038
United States


Political Matrix
E: 0.26, S: 6.26

View Profile WWW
« Reply #120 on: November 06, 2013, 03:17:53 am »
Ignore

Abortion: Right
Balanced Budget: Right
Business Tax: Right
Education: Far Left
Energy: Right
Environment: Right
Gun Control: Center
Health Care: Left (Medicare for all)
Immigration: Center
Defense Spending: Right
Iran: Center
Military Intervention: Center
Role of Government: Tilt Left
Free Trade: Left
Tax Rates: Left
Same-Sex Marriage: Far-Left
Social Security: Far-Left
Unions: Tilt Right
War on Terror: Right
Logged

Pages: 1 2 3 4 [5] Print 
« previous next »
Jump to:  


Login with username, password and session length

Logout

Powered by SMF 1.1.19 | SMF © 2013, Simple Machines