Where do I stand politically?
These are the issues I feel strongly about, and how I feel about them. Where would you say I stand politically? ___________________________________________________________________ NO to abortion, except in the rare case where the baby would die anyway AND the pregnancy would cause medical problems to the mother. YES on green initiatives, whatever it takes to become 100% sustainable, with renewable energy sources. and YES to protecting our natural resources and wildlands. Eventually NO more drilling at all, but for now NO more offshore drilling, and increase our acreage of federally protected wildlands. Implement more non-pollution, recycling, and other green things into communities. YES on immigration, even without the proper paperwork, IF they're willing to work and make a life here, not just sit around on welfare and expect things to be handed to them. NO on stricter school standards, NO on "teaching to the test". YES on a broader home-schooling base, YES on hiring teachers who know what they're doing in the first place, NOT "trying to fix the ones we have". and YES to increased arts and music programs in school, regardless of the cost. NO to retail growth and urban development. YES to Universal Health Care. YES to a sliding tax percentage, dependent on your income. NO to war, get the troops we already have there to clean up the mess we've made so far, then get everyone OUT and DON'T send any more. NO to Big Pharma, Big Corn, Big Soy, and Big Beef. Teach the people the truth about which foods harm & which foods heal, make those foods more available without Godzilla-sizing them with chemicals or polluting it further, then step out of the equation and let the people do it. No need to "sneak" "whole grain" into Cookie Crisp... just teach the kid to like Raisin Bran in the first place. Encourage the return of the backyard garden. YES to a pay decrease for public service personnel such as police, firefighters, and medics, IF the choice is between a pay cut or a workforce cut. I'd rather have the ones we do have paid less than out of a job altogether. YES to legalising marijuana. If it's not "ooh taboo" anymore, yes people will go nuts with it at first, the "thrill" of it, but once that dies down it will only be the people who were going to do it anyway. Reduction in drug-related crime. "Avomatic"... I wouldn't *want* them to be under-paid... but if the two choices were either they're under-paid or not there at all, I'd rather they be under-paid and there than adequately paid and unavailable.
Asked By: What Dreams May Come - 5/26/2010
Best Answer - Chosen by Asker
You're pretty liberal. Not all the way, but far more so that conservative.
Answered By: Capt Cold - 5/26/2010
Additional Answers (16)
i would say you are a democrat which is fine but i would advise you to at least listen and decide for your self an alternative news source..
Answered By: Jamie - 5/26/2010
i would say you are a moderate liberal.
Answered By: Bob - 5/26/2010
You're normal (moderate).......you don't take the far wings. That's a good thing.
Answered By: Jordan - 5/26/2010
you are definitely a liberal on fiscal and foreign issues. Except for abortion, I would call you a social liberal.
Answered By: Yoda Cookie Monster - 5/26/2010
Except your stance on abortion you are a lefty.
Answered By: beach heaven - 5/26/2010
You're a moderate.
Answered By: George - 5/26/2010
you are a socialist w/ a heart because you are against abortion. the rest of your ideas tell me that you know nothing else except the value of life which is a good start. please do more research so you will understand where you are wrong. a good start is reading "Destructive Politics"
Answered By: Destructive Politics The Book - 5/26/2010
You seriously need put your beliefs in order, otherwise your are yet another undecided and ineffectual libertarian. Your desire for pay decreases to essential government personnel is the most telling of all, do you really want those that are there to save your life to be under-payed.
Answered By: avomatic - 5/26/2010
Third Way Liberal
Answered By: In Defense of ☭Marxism - 5/26/2010
Very liberal Democrat, with a few exceptions.
Answered By: Josh - 5/26/2010
You are a liberal that doesn't like abortion. Actually, I know many liberals and none of them like abortion, they just don't think it is the government's business to make that judgement. You you are a Liberal.
Answered By: Smitty - 5/26/2010
you're extremely far left with the exception of your stance on abortion. One or 2 issues doesn't make a difference on your leanings though, so you're definitely a dreamland nutjob.
Answered By: some guy - 5/26/2010
Except for 90% of your views you are on your way to becoming a conservative.Be sure to try more to be open minded and to view both sides of issues and you'll do fine.
Answered By: Mr Toooo Sexy - 5/26/2010
A centrist, independent, or a modern whig.
Answered By: PeguinBackPacker - 5/26/2010
Abortion is a green initiative.
Answered By: Meowzers - 5/26/2010
You are idealistic, and if you keep that wish for the optimal thing in fairness and effectiveness you should be a great independent. You don't have to choose sides, I don't, I choose positions on issues which fall exactly where I want to be and I know exactly why I stand where I stand because I look long and hard at... More
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