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Compare the Candidates

by e.forst@comcast.net Saturday, Aug. 16, 2003 at 9:43 PM

What will these candidates do to us?

Candidate Comparison

Comparison Chart of 2004 Presidential Candidates.
Restore jobs & responsible trade with the repeal of NAFTA & WTO
Restore 100% of civil liberties taken by Bush
Pledged to return Social Security Retirement Age to 65
? 5
Opposed Iraq War
? 6
Single Payer Universal Health Care for All. 3, 4
Restore Bush Tax Cuts to their pre-cut level
Stands for creation of a Living Wage
Make supporting Roe v Wade a litmus-test for all judges
Use dividend from winning the Cold War on Education and Infrastructure
Labor Rights Scorecard Rating 1
Environmental Scorecard Rating 2
Supports strong gun control laws
Repeal the death penalty
No corporate contribution or influence
Peace activist
Fight terrorism with police action, not military aggression
De-escalate the War on Drugs
Supports gay marriage
Promotes nuclear disarmament
Backs medical marijuana initiatives
Pledged to cut military spending



1. AFL-CIO Labor Rights Scorecard Ratings (0-100%) for each of the possible or declared current Congressional candidates based on how they voted on labor-related bills.

2. League of Conservation Voters Environment Scorecard Ratings based on voting record in 107th Congress (except for Mosley Braun, whose lifetime record is shown).

3. Dean has a complex 4-prong plan, extending multiple state and federal programs piecemeal, combined with tax credits and incentives, all of which Dean claims is more likely to become law, but still won't cover everyone (source: www.BobHarris.com). Gephardt's plan is not single payer.

4. Single payer Universal Health Care has been endorsed by the Journal of the American Medical Association and over 8,000 U.S. physicians, August, 2003.

5. Dean has not taken a clear stand on this issue. Please see http://www.boston.com/dailyglobe2/222/oped/Dean_s_unseemly_stumble+.shtml for more information.

6. Reason for voting no: said the resolution should have authorized force against terrorist groups as well: "This resolution is too timid. … War abroad will, without assertive security action, increase the prospects of terrorist attacks here at home."



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