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killbotfactory Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jun-08-05 01:31 PM
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13. my issues
1. Universal Health Care - Every other civilized nation has it, we should to. You don't have to pay the cops to come investigate when your a victim of a crime, it should be no different when you are a victim of a disease or illness.

2. Shut down Guantanamo - It's a mockery of justice. Either charge the prisoners or let them go. Our founding fathers started a revolution to stop this kind of injustice. Shut it down.

3. Exit Iraq - If you don't care about the oil, and you aren't going to stay there forever, stop building permanent bases and stop squating on the oil. The country will never accept being a US colony, and any misguided neocon moron who thinks otherwise should be punched in the face.

Values:

Fair trade - If country X can build a better widget than country Y, fine, but it should not be at the expense of human rights, political freedom, or the environment. Tariff's should be adjusted to counter balance any unfair advantage a country has in regards to the US. Part of the proceeds should go into a fund to help alleviate the costs of reform for any country that wishes to reform.

Environment - You shouldn't be unnaturally poisoned by the air you breath or the water you drink or the food you grow. Period.

Civil Liberties - Get the government out of your bedrooms. End the war on drugs, it is a vicious waste of money and is only around so that the government can scare you into taking away your civil liberties and allowing laws you otherwise would never tolerate, as well as being a major cause of violent crime.
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  -put up or shut up - what the hell is your vision for the Democratic Party? welshTerrier2  Jun-08-05 11:51 AM   #0 
  - Simply put: The Democratic Party. The party of truth, justice, and  acmavm   Jun-08-05 11:54 AM   #1 
  - the pledge of allegiance as a platform?  welshTerrier2   Jun-08-05 11:57 AM   #2 
  - we don't just talk about change, we make change happen  WLKjr   Jun-08-05 12:18 PM   #5 
  - Here's mine...  Sir Jeffrey   Jun-08-05 12:12 PM   #3 
  - Simple.  Tommymac   Jun-08-05 12:16 PM   #4 
  - We are the party of the people..The true culture of Life  Darkamber   Jun-08-05 12:30 PM   #6 
  - my 3 things  Sgt. Baker   Jun-08-05 01:00 PM   #7 
  - no problem ...  welshTerrier2   Jun-08-05 01:26 PM   #12 
  - As a lifelong Democrat...  Hell Hath No Fury   Jun-08-05 01:10 PM   #8 
  - my answers  SemperEadem   Jun-08-05 01:11 PM   #9 
  - My vision is that the Democratic party will go the way of the Whigs  MadHound   Jun-08-05 01:13 PM   #10 
  - So much fear of (real) change. It's so...so...so...  RUMMYisFROSTED   Jun-08-05 09:35 PM   #16 
  - I miss the vision we used to have  theboss   Jun-08-05 01:15 PM   #11 
  - my issues  killbotfactory   Jun-08-05 01:31 PM   #13 
  - welshterrier2: i agree with your 3 top issues. sadly  faithnotgreed   Jun-08-05 01:36 PM   #14 
  - I'm thinking that the lunch bucket issues are about to resonate...  Pepperbelly   Jun-08-05 09:16 PM   #15 
  - Somesuch:  RUMMYisFROSTED   Jun-08-05 09:44 PM   #17 
  - Top 3 issues: 1) SS + UHC; 2) Environment / Alternative fuels; 3) Jobs  LuPeRcALiO   Jun-08-05 09:46 PM   #18 
  - This is some of what I want...  Mich Otter   Jun-08-05 09:50 PM   #19 
  - America: Of the People and For the People Once Again.  tinfoilinfor2005   Jun-08-05 09:50 PM   #20 
  - Democrats....  Lexingtonian   Jun-08-05 09:54 PM   #21 
  - A General Kind of Statement of the Overwhelming Problem  Hidden Stillness   Jun-09-05 02:35 PM   #22 
 

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