If you had the choice to elect one of the 2 canidates below hypothetically, who would it be and why?
Gender: Female Race: Caucasian Age: Early 40’s Education: Harvard Law Political Experience: 4 yrs as State Assistant District Attorney, 2 yrs in the House of Representatives, and 6yrs as a U.S. Senator for the State of Massachusetts. Military Experience: None Physical and Mental Health: Very Good (Does occasionally smoke) Religion: Buddhist View of his Political Party: Loyal (Stated that, “If one is not loyal to his or her political party they cannot be loyal to America.”) Domestic Agenda: Promotes social reform policies Top Ten Domestic Goals: 1. Make health care affordable and accessible to every American. 2. Reduce the cost of energy and make us energy independent. 3. Expand access to affordable, high-quality child care. 4. Make college more affordable through more grants and Federal Loans 5. Protect families from predatory lenders and help them avoid foreclosures. 6. Increase the minimum wage. 7. Create good jobs with good wages to expand the middle class. 8. Balance the federal budget so we don't pass today's massive debts to the next generation. 9. Reward savings, protect pensions, and provide greater retirement security. 10. Higher Taxes for the wealthy top 10 Percent of Americans and tax breaks for the Middle Class Foreign Agenda: Promotes an International and Global Policy Top Three Foreign Relation Goals: 1. Build alliances and build our foreign policy on a strong foundation of bipartisan consensus. 2. Create global coalitions to tackle global problems like climate change, poverty, AIDS, and terrorism. 3. End the War: Require a complete withdrawal of combat troops in Iraq in 12 to 18 months without leaving behind any permanent U.S. military bases in Iraq. First Goal if Elected: A National Health Care Act that would provide full coverage for all Americans which would make insurance affordable by creating new tax credits, expanding Medicaid and SCHIP, reforming insurance laws, and taking innovative steps to contain health care costs. He stated that, “ American healthcare is the best in the world for those who can afford it, but of course millions can’t and millions do not have proper health insurance at all. It’s one of the many areas of American exceptionalism, and it is also one of the areas where American inequality is most clearly visible.” -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Candidate B’s Profile and Platform Gender: Male Race: Black American Age: Late 60’s Education: Military Academy Political Experience: 2yrs Director, Strategic Plans and Policy (J5), member of the Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS), 2 yrs U.S. Ambassador to France, and 2yrs Lieutenant Governor of the State of Virginia Military Experience: Retired U.S. Army Lieutenant General Physical and Mental Health: Very Good (Does occasionally drink) Religion: Christian View of his Political Party: Individual Thinker (Stated that, “I am not a puppet for the party, but a President for the people and an individual thinker for the nation.” Domestic Agenda: Supports National Security Agenda Top Ten Domestic Goals 1. Increasing the size of the American Military through a compulsory draft for all U.S. citizens that are 18 through 21 if they are not enrolled and attending college or trade school. 2. Reform the defense budgeting process to ensure that America enjoys the best military at the best cost. 3. Supports the development and deployment of a national missile defense system to protect the United States from rogue regimes like North Korea. 4. Improved military pay and benefits, and an improved quality of life for military families. 5. Improve border security and “No” amnesty for illegal immigrants. 6. Reform our immigration system to ensure that all future efforts to attract immigrants are directed towards those who have the job skills, education, and English language proficiency that will make them productive Americans. 7. Ensure that every community in America is prepared for terrorist attacks and natural disasters. 8. Restore fiscal discipline and cut wasteful Washington spending. 9. Commitment to cutting taxes, ensuring economic growth, and reforming the tax code. 10. Promote government investments in technologies related to power generation, and materials science. Foreign Agenda: Promotes an International and Security Policy Top Three Foreign Relation Goals: 1. Restore America's standing in the world to promote our interests. 2. Ensure our security and advance our values by keeping our country safe through engaging our enemies. 3. Continuing the War: “Winning the war on terror is the great responsibility of our generation. Iraq is only one front in the larger war on terror, and failure there would lead to a broader
Asked By: Boom - 4/29/2010
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Neither, that's why America is so great, I don't have to pick the smaller pile of trash in order to vote.
Answered By: Political Enigma - 4/29/2010
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So you're making me choose between a liberal who acts like we have a bottomless wallet and a radical conservative who would rather spend 75% of the budget on military rather than help struggling schools. I'll vote independent.
Answered By: Durp - 4/29/2010
I'd vote none of the above.
Answered By: Have you seen my liver? - 4/29/2010
Neither one. I want one that will: 1. Make illegal aliens felons. Make those that hire them felons and make those that rent/sell them apartments/houses felons. 2. Make English the language to be used at work, school and government locations. 3. Bring our soldiers back today...the war no longer is needed.
Answered By: Richard - 4/29/2010
since i'm a Marine Corps combat veteran, my choice is simple and clear, the progressive loving kindness (buddhist) babe. i don't need some GI Joe trying to live out his final fantasy. War on Terror is a LIE.
Answered By: Golden - 4/29/2010
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