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  Summary of political beliefs (search mode)
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Political Matrix
E: 2.58, S: -2.61

« on: May 11, 2017, 05:04:15 am »


Social: Liberal/Libertarian
Economic: Centre-right/Right-wing
Foreign: Neoconservative/Realist


Abortion/Reproductive Rights: Leaning pro-choice, but it should be discouraged.
Marriage Equality/LGBTQ Issues: Strongly support gay marriage.
Death Penalty: Not a fan.
Religious Freedom: Businesses should be able to deny service to everyone for any reason.
Drug Legalization: End the war on drugs.
Guns: Increased background checks, but no European-style gun control.
Euthanasia: Support euthanasia and assisted suicide under certain conditions.
Black Lives Matter/Police/Criminal Justice Reform: Strongly support criminal justice reform.
Transgender Issues: Trans people have the right to enter the bathroom of the gender matching their identity.
Education: Crush the teachers' unions and increase education spending.
Affirmative Action: Opposed to it.
Judges: Generally support appointing conservative judges


Taxes: Enact a VAT while cutting taxes on income and capital. Provide tax rebates if necessary. Also repeal the corporate income tax. Tax reform should be as revenue neutral as possible.
Social Security: Raise the retirement age and cut benefits for everyone except the poorest.
Budgets: A BBA is unrealistic so I oppose it. But reducing long-term deficits should be a priority.
Defense Spending: Don't cut it unless other NATO countries finally start boosting their defense budgets.
Minimum Wage: Oppose it.
Labor Unions: Limit their power. Pass a national Right to Work law.
Financial Regulation: Oppose reinstating Glass-Steagall. There needs to be some financial regulation but there are a lot of unnecessary rules in Dodd-Frank.
Trade: Strongly support free trade deals like NAFTA, TPP and TTIP. Also strongly support globalization.

Foreign Policy

Russia/NATO: Pro-NATO. Strongly oppose stronger ties with Russia when Putin still is around.
Radical Islam: Oppose the Muslim ban, but support strong efforts to defeat terrorist organizations.
Israel: Pro-Israel. Israel is a liberal democracy and one of America's strongest and most stable allies in a volatile region. They do go too far sometimes, but they still are much better than the alternatives.
Immigration: I support comprehensive immigration reform (like the 2013 bill).
Iran: It isn't a really good deal, but tearing it apart would make the situation even worse.


Climate Change: It is real. The US should enact a carbon tax and use the revenue to cut other taxes.


Universal healthcare: Support universal healthcare (but oppose single-payer). I wouldn't mind raising a VAT to provide for healthcare vouchers for every single American. I prefer something like the Swiss healthcare system.
Medicare: Cut medicare spending. Undecided on Ryan's medicare plan.


Gerrymandering: Independent commissions (if that's possible).
Campaign Finance: No limits.
Term Limits: They're called elections.
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