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Faux pas Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 02:34 AM
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How Far To The Left Are You?
Take the quiz @ http://franz.org/quiz.htm

I scored 10, but I'm not going to tell you what that means. You have to take the quiz to find out.
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mcctatas Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 02:38 AM
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1. I scored a 2?????
and here I thought I was a moderate.....
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EFerrari Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 02:41 AM
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2. And here you are a commie like me.
:rofl:
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mcctatas Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 02:47 AM
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7. Makes me wonder....
If I'm a commie, what the fuck DOES a wingnut believe? :scared:

:toast: to my fellow commie ;)
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JDPriestly Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 02:49 AM
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9. The test does seem skewed to the right.
It does not account for subtleties. You are either for or against some stupid oversimplification. Not well constructed.
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EFerrari Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 02:52 AM
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11. That's right. For example, you could be against farm subsidies
for a range of reasons -- such as the fact they mainly benefit corporations. But I bet if you vote against them, it's scored as a right wing point.
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mcctatas Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 02:53 AM
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12. Well there's one of my 2 points explained....
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vaberella Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 04:39 AM
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24. I voted against them, because of those big farm corps that steal the funds.
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comtec Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 04:49 AM
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27. I wanted a "depends" for that one too... I voted for because ORIGINALLY it was for small farms
I wish i had said for Agricorp - which I am for cutting
as opposed to sub-million dollar farms which Im not for cutting.
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DutchLiberal Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 12:27 PM
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61. Farm subsidies IS a right-wing position.
At least it is where I come from. Liberals usually want to get rid of them.
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EFerrari Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 01:05 PM
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65. Here they were first for family farms and now they are corporate welfare.
And when right wing politicians talk about them, they are very misleading on that point. They preach independence from government to their base and push money at corporations at every opportunity.
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Faux pas Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 03:55 AM
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18. Jeezalou-sorry to have offended your elitist sensibilities.
In no way did I represent the quiz as the be all and end all of quizzes. I thought it was 'fun'. Take a laxative or something.
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rpannier Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 09:19 PM
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99. Some people take these things too seriously
Thanks for posting
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Faux pas Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-24-08 01:53 AM
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107. You're welcome, for sure. And thank you, I appreciate your
comment. :)
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SpookyCat Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 12:23 PM
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56. That's always my problem with these types of tests.
I wanted a choice to REDUCE defense spending, but not CUT IT completely.

It's not exactly Myers-Briggs...
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Iris Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 03:41 PM
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83. I thought so, too - Social Security and Medicare are entitlement programs?
Edited on Wed Jul-23-08 03:42 PM by Iris
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EFerrari Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 02:50 AM
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10. The "left" seems scrunched up on this scale, doesn't it?
I mean, Jesse Jackson is not exactly Mao, is he? lol :)
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WritersBlock Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 02:41 AM
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3. 7 n/t
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margotb822 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 05:08 PM
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85. me too
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pepperbear Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 02:43 AM
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4. WOW! I'm Che Guevera, and he isn't even on the list! n/t
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underseasurveyor Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 02:46 AM
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5. I've taken that test many times over the last 7 years
and I still land between Ted and Hillary.

8 for me

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populistdriven Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 10:11 PM
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103. 8 me too
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JDPriestly Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 02:47 AM
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6. I scored 13.
The test is amateurish. I believe the word campaign was misspelled as "campain." We make similar mistakes in posts, but if you bother to construct a website with a test and try to appear professional and authoritative about the subject matter of the website, you should use spellcheck.
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vaberella Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 04:41 AM
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25. Well it is for fun. I don't think it was meant to be taken seriously.
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frog92969 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 02:48 AM
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8. 10
And there's no way HRC is as far left as me.
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RC Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 06:12 AM
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35. Bingo!
Hilary needs to be moved to the other side of GHW Bu$h.

BTY, I got a 6
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TreasonousBastard Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 03:03 AM
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13. My number doesn't count because...
some of the questions are just stupid.

Too many questions like: "Do you trust doctors or lawyers more?"

Well, depends on whether I'm sick or suing someone (or in jail) doesn't it?









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vaberella Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 04:37 AM
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23. That was an easy one for me. Lawyers...House & ER turned me off to doctors.
They're playing russian roulette with our lives.
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JDPriestly Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 10:46 AM
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41. I'm a lawyer and my daughter is a doctor.
That was a hard one for me to answer.
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Romulox Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 12:07 PM
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52. Ummmm, no.
Laws are made by legislatures and administered by judges, often with the help of juries.

It gets kind of tiresome to have every flaw in our court system placed on the shoulders of lawyers, who actually have little or no input as to the law, court procedures, or how juries respond to the evidence. :hi:
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frebrd Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 03:06 AM
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14. 4 n/t
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Midlodemocrat Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 12:26 PM
Response to Reply #14
60. Same here.
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Sunnyshine Donating Member (698 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 03:08 AM
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15. I'm a 5.
95% Liberal- I share the ranking of Senator Kennedy. Hope he's staying strong and continues healing.
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XOKCowboy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 03:15 AM
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16. 8
What a weird poll..
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LeftishBrit Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 03:36 AM
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17. 4.
I think that I might have got an even less conservative score if I were answering in a fully American context (e.g. I agreed that federal government was too big, because OUR central government has got too big at the expense of local government; but don't really know the American situation there). Also, in some of the 'whom do you trust more' questions, I didn't trust either!
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calimary Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 04:02 AM
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19. 6.
Who knew? :D
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MrSlayer Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 04:03 AM
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20. I got an 11. I don't agree with their representations though.
11 is in-between Hill and Bill? Crazy. They don't go to 11. And Colin Powell is the political center? Colin Powell isn't even in politics. This poll must be way old.
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Diclotican Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 04:10 AM
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21. Faux pas
Faux pas

I am there I should be, excactly there I should be :bounce: Politicy speaking it is ;)

Diclotican

Sorry my bad english, not my native language
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vaberella Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 04:36 AM
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22. I'm a 7. Below HRC, just above Ted Kennedy.
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Kitty Herder Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-24-08 04:00 AM
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111. Me, too. And I completely disagree with that characterization.
This quiz is meaningless because many of the questions just don't have "correct" (from my lefty point of view) answers provided. So it skews rightward.
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comtec Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 04:47 AM
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26. 6
to the left or hilary, just right of Kennedy.. I can live with that.
I felt SEVERAL questions should have been "depends"
I don't like binary answers for complex issues.
I admit to being a lil conservative on some things like crime laws.
I've never been fall off the chart liberal...
BTW.. why is Jesse Jackson 0?
I Really don't consider him all that far left, when you look at ALL he stands for.
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comtec Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 04:53 AM
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28. If they consider Ray-gun as the most conservative, it's definately a R/W poll
ray-gun was NOT the most conservative prez we've had/more conservative!
ray-gun was bad.. VERY bad, but he's not the worst (conservative) by far!
worst president.. DEFINITELY!
Hell I'd even put pappy bush farther right than ray-gun!
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GCP Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 05:18 AM
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29. 5-er here
Like my hero Ted.
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Zavulon Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 05:38 AM
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30. 16, but that test has some problems
The question I hate the most is "21. As a society, we should spend more money trying to find a cure for AIDS than for cancer and heart disease because AIDS threatens younger people", as if my compassion for someone should be contingent on how long longevity estimates say he or she has left. I went with "disagree," which I assume bumped my score up a point.

Plus, the "who do you trust more" questions are a mess - what the hell do I check in the cases in which I have no trust for either choice? I probably could have gotten a lower score if I had put any thought into any of them, but those questions were akin to "what tastes better, a shit sandwich on rye or a shit sandwich on wheat?"
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JeanGrey Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 10:19 PM
Response to Reply #30
105. That was a stupid question because younger people of couse,
DO get cancer.
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Kitty Herder Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-24-08 04:05 AM
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112. "A shit sandwith on rye or a shit sandwich on wheat?" LOL That's a great way to put it.
Like this question, "Who do you trust more, the FBI or the IRS?" Ummmm..... Neither? I'm sure most people would say neither, give that option. I actually flipped coin to choose an answer to that question. So, yeah, that was meaningful.

An I answered disagree to the AIDS question, too, for the same reason.
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RebelOne Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 05:55 AM
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31. I scored 15, which means I'm up there with Bill Clinton. n/t
Edited on Wed Jul-23-08 05:56 AM by RebelOne
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BlooInBloo Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 05:57 AM
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32. Ahh..... the leftier-than-thou purity test. Wonderful.
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Snarkturian Clone Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 08:37 AM
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37. Ugh, I hear ya on that.
"I scored a million leftism points!!!! I'm therefore more qualified to have an opinion on this board than you RW trolls!"

DU sucks lately.
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entanglement Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 11:28 AM
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46. It is a poor test of leftism...doesn't distinguish between classical Marxists, social democrats and
liberals. If anything, it shows how far to the right US polity is. There is whole world of leftist thought beyond everyday 'liberalism'.
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BlooInBloo Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 12:50 PM
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64. Don't forget the $10-word-for-$.50-thought leftists.
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entanglement Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 01:06 PM
Response to Reply #64
66. As I posted elsewhere, there is a whole
world of serious socialist thought beyond the fashionable radicalism you're acquainted with and mistake for genuine Marxism. I invite you to start here:-
www.wsws.org
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BlooInBloo Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 01:14 PM
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68. hahahaha! Yes, I'm aware of that fact.
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VOX Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 06:00 AM
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33. 3 -- Right between Jessie Jackson and Ted Kennedy. But the test is flawed...
For example, the question about bigger government -- What progressive/liberal in his/her right mind wants an intrusive, oversized government that spies on its citizens, or denies them habeas corpus, or slaps them in Gitmo?

Some of those questions are so old that the polarities have switched.
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devilgrrl Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 11:34 AM
Response to Reply #33
47. 3 for me as well
and I agree with your observations.
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Unvanguard Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 06:06 AM
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34. Haha... their "far left" figure is Jesse Jackson.
Try Peter Kropotkin.

:)
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DailyGrind51 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 07:05 AM
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36. I'm an 11 and surprised, because
I thought I would score further left of center?
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LWolf Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 01:41 PM
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73. Two points:
1. I don't know that you can consider your results accurate; there are some questions that don't have the right choice, and the test makers don't necessarily place those politicians correctly on a left-right scale.

2. It could be the typical American misunderstanding of "left;" There is almost NO "left" in the U.S.. What is generally labeled "left, liberal," etc. in the U.S. IS center, globally and historically.
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DailyGrind51 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 09:45 PM
Response to Reply #73
101. Thanks, I started to worry that I was becoming centrist in my old age!
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Breeze54 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 09:04 AM
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38. Your Score: = 7 ~ Closer to Ted Kennedy (5) - 100% Liberal !
Edited on Wed Jul-23-08 09:41 AM by Breeze54
19. Deceptive political campain commercials should be banned.

campain ? cam --- pain! :P

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bigwillq Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 09:12 AM
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39. 7 (nt)
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LaurenG Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 09:17 AM
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40. I scored a ten as well. nt
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dajoki Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 10:51 AM
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42. I got a 7 n/t
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cliffordu Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 11:04 AM
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43. I'm a 7. Waiting for homeland security right now......
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dkofos Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 11:19 AM
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44. I'm right between Bill & Hilary.
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RT Atlanta Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 11:26 AM
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45. 6
just to the "right" of Sen. Ted Kennedy
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alwysdrunk Donating Member (908 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 11:45 AM
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48. 18 (Disputed)
I knew I was more centerish, but I can't accept being between Bill Clinton and Colin Powell.
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slackmaster Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 11:54 AM
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49. I've always called myself a centrist
And I scored a 20 on the quiz.

I think many of the questions are silly and see no validity in them, e.g. whether I trust professional athletes or team owners more.
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Stinky The Clown Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 11:58 AM
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50. I scored 8, but I didn't like some of their choices
Some of their choices seemed to me to be no choice at all.
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donco6 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 12:03 PM
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51. 11, but some questions are false dichotomies. eom
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BB1 Donating Member (671 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 12:17 PM
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53. score of 13.
strange. I'm considered very left. In The Netherlands! I should not even be allowed into the USA, and still I rank in between Hillary and Bill Clinton. They're not left. Hmm.

*starts running around the block counterclockwise, for compensation*
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MadrasT Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 12:18 PM
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54. 13
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SpookyCat Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 12:21 PM
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55. Scored a 6...that's about right.
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closeupready Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 12:23 PM
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57. Eleven.
n/t
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Greyhound Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 12:24 PM
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58. Very poorly developed and the available responses are skewed.
Edited on Wed Jul-23-08 12:27 PM by greyhound1966
So, what's the point of this propaganda?

Edit: I withdraw the question, it's just the product of what now passes for higher education.


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DutchLiberal Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 12:25 PM
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59. I'm a 9. Dumb test, because
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I'm a 9. It's a dumb test, because Hillary Clinton is a 10, and there's no way in the world I'm so near her.

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My answers:

1. Generally, do you tend to trust or distrust government's ability to solve problems?

Distrust

2. Which do you trust more:

U.S. Postal Office
Legislative branch
IRS
Peace Corps
United Nations

3. What about private institutions and people? Which do you trust more?

Doctors
Union leaders
Professional athletes

4. The federal government should do more to solve the nation's problems even if it means higher taxes on (pick as many as you want.):

You
Big Corporations Wealthy

5. Where should government be cut? (pick as many as you want.)

Eliminate farm subsidies
Cut defense spending

6. Which would do more to guarantee competitive elections?

Public financing

7. Who was the better president?

Franklin D. Roosevelt

8. Do you see the ideal America as an ethnic "melting pot" in which religious, cultural and ethnic distinctions are blurred, or as a nation in which ethnically diverse groups ought to coexist while retaining their cultural identity?

Melting pot

9. Whose political views do you consider more extreme, those of (former) Surgeon General Joycelyn Elders or the Rev. Pat Robertson?

Robertson

10. Which would curb violent crime most?

Both stricter controls on the sale of guns and Mandatory sentences for those who use guns in the commission of a crime

11. In the long run, do you think we can reduce crime more by building more prisons or providing more financial assistance to rebuilding our inner cities?

Rebuild cities

12. Even if it means cutting programs, spending must be cut to reduce the federal deficit.

Agree

13. The federal government is too big.

Disagree

14. U.S. interests are more seriously at stake in Haiti than they are in Korea.

Agree

15. Gays and lesbians should be able to marry or at least be treated as married under law if they so desire.

Agree

16. The news media is dominated by liberals.

Disagree

17. The religious right is a threat to our political system.

Agree

18. The federal government should include funds to make abortion services part of any standard benefits package in health care reform.

Disagree

19. Deceptive political campain commercials should be banned.

Agree

20. Graphic pornography should be banned.
Disagree

21. As a society, we should spend more money trying to find a cure for AIDS than for cancer and heart disease because AIDS threatens younger people.

Disagree

22. Talk radio shows should be regulated to ensure both sides of a debate are represented, because talk radio has an unhealthy impact on the political process.

Disagree

23. The breakdown of the traditional family is the most serious domestic crisis facing our society.

Disagree

24. Women and racial minorities should be given preferences in hiring until we achieve true gender and racial equality in America.

Agree

25. Certain environmental problems call for government action, even if it means new programs or increased taxes.

Agree
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Phoonzang Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 12:33 PM
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62. I got a Hillary (10).
Sounds about right to me.
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ncliberal Donating Member (131 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 12:48 PM
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63. 7. nt
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Dutch Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 01:07 PM
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67. 12. n/t
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leftofthedial Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 01:15 PM
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69. 3
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Flabbergasted Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 01:22 PM
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70. 9 but some of the answers are dependent on circumstances. nt
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Greyskye Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 01:39 PM
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72. Ditto here.

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LWolf Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 01:36 PM
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71. 3. nt
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Blue_In_AK Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 01:46 PM
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74. I'm a 6.
Funny questions -- some of them were pretty hard to answer. Hmm, who do I trust more -- the FBI or the IRS? How about NEITHER ONE.
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Steely_Dan Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 01:46 PM
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75. "8" here
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pleah Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 01:54 PM
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76. I scored a 10.
:)
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Lyric Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 01:59 PM
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77. I'm a 2
Somewhere to the left of Ted Kennedy, lol.
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guitar man Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 02:02 PM
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78. 13
I'll be leaving now, I'm sure you all don't want my right wing ass around here anymore :hi:

:rofl:
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IndependentDem Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 02:13 PM
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79. I'm right behind you... i scored a 13 but the test is pretty bunk imo. n/t
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guitar man Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 02:24 PM
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81. it is
some of the answers I was forced to choose were not how I would have answered at all. It seems to have been crafted by some "black and white" thinking right winger seeking to pigeonhole people.
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Ganja Ninja Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 02:14 PM
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80. 4
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Redbear Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 02:24 PM
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82. This is hilarious
Edited on Wed Jul-23-08 02:25 PM by Redbear
I scored 6.

Then , I went back answered every question the opposite way and I scored 34. I am the anti-Bob Dole.
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Brewman_Jax Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 04:47 PM
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84. I scored 8
nt
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TCJ70 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 05:15 PM
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86. I'm at the center...
...21. But some of those questions I didn't want to choose either option!
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FKA MNChimpH8R Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 05:18 PM
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87. 4
I'm a libertarian on personal issues (pro-choice, pro-gay marriage/equality, for legalization of marijuana) and a Scandinavian style Social Democrat on economic issues.
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louis c Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 05:18 PM
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88. I'm a three
God only knows what it takes to be a zero, since I'm an avowed socialist
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Selatius Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 05:24 PM
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89. This test is flawed. I scored an 8, but Stalin would likely score not too far from me as well.
Edited on Wed Jul-23-08 05:26 PM by Selatius
The person's political views can be measured not just by examining his economic positions on economic issues but also his position on how to treat others in society, which holds ramifications on how economic positions are ultimately codified into law as well as social issues.

A left wing authoritarian may agree with me on quite a few issues facing this country, but he's more likely to impose changes through force and terror, and it would be unfair to label me as an authoritarian in the same vane if I prefer to inform people or convince them of my argument and let them decide what to do, as opposed to forcing them to do something that I want.
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L0oniX Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 05:34 PM
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90. Score 11 ....I hate being between Hillary and Bill though.
:evilgrin:
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Maureen1322 Donating Member (392 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 05:42 PM
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91. 13, and I love being between Bill and Hill
Edited on Wed Jul-23-08 05:43 PM by Maureen1322
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asdjrocky Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 05:49 PM
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92. I'm a 4.
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XemaSab Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 06:25 PM
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93. 6
:)
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Zynx Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 06:29 PM
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94. 13.
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tammywammy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 07:15 PM
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95. 18 n/t
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galledgoblin Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 08:45 PM
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96. 6, but I thought the test was flawed. (n/t)
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MisterP Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 08:55 PM
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97. oo, a 2--and my positions are both reationally AND emotionally reconciled to reality n/t
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rpannier Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 09:17 PM
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98. I got a 9
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LiberalPersona Donating Member (679 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 09:29 PM
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100. I got a 9
Edited on Wed Jul-23-08 09:32 PM by LiberalPersona
Just to the left of Hillary.

I don't think she belongs that far left though.
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AmyCamus Donating Member (371 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 09:48 PM
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102. From the "October 28-30, 1994 issue of USA Weekend"
Things have changed a bit since then.
I scored a seventyeleventeen point two-thirds.
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JeanGrey Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 10:17 PM
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104. A 18. Right in the middle, just as I thought.
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Irishonly Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 10:27 PM
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106. Got a 6
Hello Senator Kennedy :)
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Az Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-24-08 02:02 AM
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108. 6
But I found some of the questions to be poorly worded so I protest as I should be further to the left.
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Initech Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-24-08 02:05 AM
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109. I believe George Bush is the child of Satan sent here to destroy the planet.
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Kitty Herder Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-24-08 03:56 AM
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110. I scored a 7. But the quiz was obviously written in a manner to skew
Edited on Thu Jul-24-08 04:01 AM by Herdin_Cats
the results rightward. It misrepresents progressive views. An answer that I would have agreed with wasn't provided for many of the questions.
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old mark Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-24-08 05:51 AM
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113. I scored a 6 -
Places me between Ted K and HRC.
I guess I'm getting old......

mark
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