Posted 3 years ago on July 11, 2012, 5:25 p.m. EST by jrhirsch
from Sun City, CA
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If you were only judging by his positions on these issues and didn't consider his party affiliation?
Jobs—Supports renegotiating trade agreements to bring back jobs lost to other countries, and WPA-type programs to get people back to work and repair our nation’s infrastructure
Rule of law—Supports prosecuting Wall Street fraud, war crimes, and illegal spying on US citizens
Civil/Human Rights—Supports closing Guantanamo Bay, marriage equality, repeal of NDAA indefinite detention provision, and repeal of several sections of PATRIOT Act
Environment—Supports prohibition of new coal-burning power plants and international leadership on global climate change
Immigration—Does not support massive deportations of otherwise law-abiding immigrants
Taxes—Does not support extension of Bush-era tax cuts for wealthiest Americans
Budget —Supports major cuts in spending on the military-industrial complex and ending the “war on drugs”
Financial Reform—Supports restoring the Glass-Steagall Act, ending antitrust exemption for insurance companies, breaking up “too-big-to-fail” banks, and moving Federal Reserve to Treasury Dept.
Healthcare—Supports a single-payer Medicare-for-all healthcare system
Campaign finance Reform—Supports public financing of campaigns and a constitutional amendment overruling Citizens United case