Presidential candidates and their beliefs By conor stellman
Obama homeland security• homeland security:• Take money from war budgets and fund nation-building at home. (Jan 2012) Red...
Santorum’s homeland securityHomeland security:Privacy is in 4th amendment, but Patriot Act isok. (Jan 2012) Confront virul...
Romney’s homeland security• Military so powerful that no one thinks of challenging it. (Jan 2012) Strong Economy; Strong...
Santorum foreign policy• Foreign policy: Stand up for our friends in Latin America, not leftists. (Jan 2012)• Keep embarg...
Romney foreign policy• Foreign policy:• Critical time for American century vs. European socialism. (Jan 2012)• Unacceptab...
Obamas foreign policy• Foreign policy:• Obamas international stances compared to Pauls. (Jan 2012) Op-Ed: Claims "poverty...
Obama’s views of social security• Social security: Eliminating FICA ceiling means rich wont spend. (Apr 2010) Good h...
Santorum on social security• Social security:• Means testing: reduce benefits for wealthy seniors. (Jan 2012)• 1994: Prop...
Romney’s views of social security• Social security:• Version 2.0: Lower benefit rate for wealthy. (Jan 2012)• 1-year payr...
Obama on abortion• abortion• Opposed born-alive treatment law because it was already law. (Oct 2008) Supports Roe v. Wad...
Santorum• States have the right to ban contraception, but shouldnt. (Jan 2012)• No abortions even in cases of rape; one ...
Romney• Abortion• Defining mistake: supported abortion law despite opposing it. (Aug 2007) Would welcome overturning Roe...
My candidate• The candidate that I agree with the most would have to be Mitt Romney due to the fact that he has a better...
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Presidental candidates and thier beliefs

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  • 1. Presidential candidates and their beliefs By conor stellman
  • 2. Obama homeland security• homeland security:• Take money from war budgets and fund nation-building at home. (Jan 2012) Reduce defense spending 1% in 2013; add 2% per year after. (Jan 2012) New START treaty: more secure & fewer nuclear weapons. (Jan 2011)
  • 3. Santorum’s homeland securityHomeland security:Privacy is in 4th amendment, but Patriot Act isok. (Jan 2012) Confront virulent threat of radicalIslam. (Jan 2012) Giving money to Iran rebels isnot enough. (Nov 2011) Dont cut one penny outof defense spending. (Oct 2011)
  • 4. Romney’s homeland security• Military so powerful that no one thinks of challenging it. (Jan 2012) Strong Economy; Strong Military; Strong People. (Mar 2010) Strengthen soft power because it is real power. (Mar 2010) Our nuclear arsenal must be updated comprehensively. (Mar 2010) Allies must increase defense
  • 5. Santorum foreign policy• Foreign policy: Stand up for our friends in Latin America, not leftists. (Jan 2012)• Keep embargo on Cuba--the heart of cancer in Latin America. (Jan 2012)• Self-determination on statehood for Puerto Rico. (Jan 2012)• Irans theocracy encourages use of nuclear weapons. (Jan 2012)
  • 6. Romney foreign policy• Foreign policy:• Critical time for American century vs. European socialism. (Jan 2012)• Unacceptable for Iran to become a nuclear nation. (Sep 2011)• No European-style solutions to an American problem. (Feb 2011)• Different countries paths to decline came from isolation. (Mar 2010)• In long term, Chinese reforms lead to demanding freedom. (Mar 2010)
  • 7. Obamas foreign policy• Foreign policy:• Obamas international stances compared to Pauls. (Jan 2012) Op-Ed: Claims "poverty causes terrorism" but theyre educated. (Nov 2010)• I do not accept 2nd place for the USA. (Jan 2010)
  • 8. Obama’s views of social security• Social security: Eliminating FICA ceiling means rich wont spend. (Apr 2010) Good health care and tax reform will save entitlements. (Oct 2008) 2007: Raise income cap to avoid future shortfall. (Aug 2008) What do we do with the losers of privatizing? (Jul 2008) Raise cap on payroll tax for 3% of earners over $102,000. (Apr 2008) Raise $97K cap on payroll tax exempting earnings under $250K. (Apr 2008)
  • 9. Santorum on social security• Social security:• Means testing: reduce benefits for wealthy seniors. (Jan 2012)• 1994: Proposed raising retirement age, despite unpopularity. (Sep 2011)• Supports privatization if voluntary. (Sep 2006)
  • 10. Romney’s views of social security• Social security:• Version 2.0: Lower benefit rate for wealthy. (Jan 2012)• 1-year payroll tax cut is a band-aid; make permanent changes. (Oct 2011)• System is federal responsibility, not state governments. (Sep 2011
  • 11. Obama on abortion• abortion• Opposed born-alive treatment law because it was already law. (Oct 2008) Supports Roe v. Wade. (Jul 1998) Voted NO on defining unborn child as eligible for SCHIP. (Mar 2008) Voted NO on prohibiting minors crossing state lines for abortion. (Mar 2008)
  • 12. Santorum• States have the right to ban contraception, but shouldnt. (Jan 2012)• No abortions even in cases of rape; one violence is enough. (Aug 2011)
  • 13. Romney• Abortion• Defining mistake: supported abortion law despite opposing it. (Aug 2007) Would welcome overturning Roe v. Wade. (Mar 2007) Committed to not change law on abortion as Gov., and did not. (Mar 2007) Opposes Roe v Wade, but won’t tamper with abortion laws. (Dec 2006)
  • 14. My candidate• The candidate that I agree with the most would have to be Mitt Romney due to the fact that he has a better view on the issue of homeland security than the other candidates.
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