Wednesday, May 02, 2007

Fred on the Issues

Here is a brief snapshot of how Presidential candidate Fred Thompson stands on the issues.


Abortion
Opposed to partial birth abortions.
Supports banning abortion on military bases.

Drugs
Supports increased penalties for drug offenses.
Supports increased funding for international drug control.

Education
Supports school vouchers.
Opposes national student testing.

Energy & Oil
Supports drilling in the Alaskan Wildlife Refuge.
Supports the defunding renewable & solar energy.

Government Reform
Opposes campaign donations from unions and corporations.
Supports the Presidental line-item veto.

Gun Control
Opposes background checks at gun shows.
Opposes more penalties for gun violations.

Health Care
Opposes patients suing HMOs.
Supports the GOP version of Medicare prescription drug benefits.

Immigration
Supports allowing foreign workers into US for farm work.
Opposes welfare for illegal immigrants.

Social Security
Supports personal retirement accounts.

Tax Reform
Supports requirement for super-majority to increase tax.
Suuports an across-the-board spending cut.

1 comment:

  1. I like Fred from the standpoint that he is articulate and isn't afraid to defend or even attack in defence of his mostly conservative beliefs.

    He gets brownie points for slamming Michael Moore's face into the mat on his praise for Cuba by pointing out that if Moore lived in Cuba and did his "fake-umentary" thing... he would be in prison.

    Classic.
    -red

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