Skip to comments.Here are your presidential choices as it stands today
Posted on 04/16/2012 10:47:55 AM PDT by Jim Robinson
Here are their positions on some major issues important to conservatives based on their actual records in government or past boasts.
|Advocated that abortion s/b safe & legal in America||y||y||n|
|Defended Roe v Wade as settled law||y||y||n|
|Advocated for abortion for underage girls without parental approval with judge's ok||y||y||n|
|Supported planned parenthood||y||y||n|
|Introduced $50 taxpayer funded abortion||y||y||n|
|Supports homosexual agenda||y||y||n|
|Better for homosexuals than Ted Kennedy||y||y||n|
|Ok with homosexuals in Scouts||y||y||n|
|Ok with homosexuals in military||y||y||n|
|Supported and still supports global warming hoax||y||y||n|
|Supports gun control (so-called "assault weapons" ban)||y||y||n|
|Supports amnesty for illegal aliens (by any other name it's still amnesty)||y||y||n|
|Is undeniable father of RomneyCare||n||y||n|
|Is undeniable grandfather of ObamaCare||n||y||n|
|Still boasts that RomneyCare is great!||y||y||n|
|Still boasts that RomneyCare is a "conservative solution"||n||y||n|
|Still believes RomneyCare is constitutional||y||y||n|
|Still believes individual mandate ok at state level||y||y||n|
|Believes state forcing individuals to buy health insurance is a conservative idea||n||y||n|
|Believes compulsory health insurance with mandates and penalties s/b imposed on all states at state level||n||y||n|
|Believes compulsory health insurance at state level is constitutional (states rights)||?||y||n|
|Believes the state has constitutional power to force you into a private contract against your will for no other reason than you live there||y||y||n|
|Supports government "stimulus" spending claims more is necessary||y||y||n|
|Believes personal income tax should be cut drastically (15% flat tax)||n||n||y|
|Believes corp income tax should be cut drastically (12.5% corp rate)||n||n||y|
|Believes capital expenditures should be 100% expensed in first year||n||n||y|
|Believes capital gains tax should be eliminated||n||n||y|
|Believes estate tax (death tax) should be eliminated||n||n||y|
|Believes federal government must be drastically cut per constitutional limits||n||n||y|
|Believes unconstitutional federal functions like education should be returned to the states and people per tenth amendment||n||n||y|
|Believes social security/medicare s/b phased out/privatized/returned to states and people||n||n||y|
|Believes everyone at EPA should be fired and start over as an agency to look for solutions/not hinder industry||n||n||y|
|Believes the constitution restricts the government from infringing on inalienable rights||n||n||y|
|Appoints/supports/cowers to liberal activist judges||y||y||n|
|Will challenge activist judiciary||n||n||y|
|Believes in founding principles and has best conservative record to back it up||n||n||y|
That’s gonna leave a mark.
Wow! What a list!
Wow! What a list!
I’ll vote for Newt over Mitt in the primary, but there is no way I’m voting for Mitt in November—even if he is the nominee.
Where’s Ron Paul’s column?
What can we do from here to get him on top? Any ideas other than throwing money at him?
> there is no way Im voting for Mitt in Novembereven if he is the nominee.
Invest in a LOT of lead and brass, and be prepared to die for your country.
It is going to leave a sting on all those RomneyBots who state that Romney is a conservative.
Romney and BHO are nearly identically politically.
Clarity and stark contrast.
Ron Paul's column surrendered to Hamas, was taken over by illegal aliens, and didn't show up because it was too stoned and sleeping with a bunch of hookers.
In your wet dreams
Ron Paul who?
Beat me to it, LOL!!!
And I've been ready to lay down my life for my country since I raised my hand and took my first enlistment oath back when I was 18.
But I am NOT voting for Romney. Ever.
Voting for Newt is a complete waste of time. He had his shot and he blew it!!! Newt is going nowhere fast!!! I wish he was, but...he isn’t. Get real!!! And.....please when Obama becomes the next “Hitler” after his upcoming re-election....please....no comments or complaints. You did your own self in!!! Remain quiet and suffer!!! Anybody But Obama!!!
I support Newt now that Santorum is out of the race, but unless Newt makes some fantastic headway and is able to force a brokered convention, there is little chance he can win the nomination.
Wheres Ron Pauls column?
I guess since there were no questions regarding the support of legalized dope, and the betrayal of US service members - Paul didn’t make the cut.
Gotta give L. Ron Paul some credit though... He does make Obama look somewhat sane and credible.
It's like Lewis Black stated: Each Candidate is a befouled pail of ****, and our job is to choose which of the 2 will stink less 4 years from now.
And generally, the American people should faced with a choice that makes them should with glee when they fill out the ballot, not hold their nose.
This chart needs to be
posted front and center
on the FR Homepage.
You are not alone. In any of those sentiments.
Jim, this is an outstanding resource. Thank you for compiling it, as you have, again, done all of us a great service.
Our choices are: Nope, Nada, not a chance in Heaven. We (Conservatives) are getting screwed and not even getting kissed.
Unfortunately, too many have convinced themselves that Romney is better than Obama and are still going to vote for him.
I consider that to be a foolish lack of courage. However, they so fear Mr. Obama...they cannot see that Mr. Romney really isn’t an improvement.
If Romney is the nominee On Election Day, I will write in the name of the Tina Fey Look-a-like from Alaska as my president choice.
The GOP establishment is finished as far as I’m concerned.
It's over to the left, off the screen.
Chance of being elected President in 2012: Obama -y, Romney -y, Newt -n, Paul -n.
Can I request one thing, and this may be worth a thread on its own. Can we stop calling it 'state's rights'. The Constitution doesn't grant States 'Rights', the 10th Amendment clearly states 'powers'. Jay was pretty clear in federalist 14 that powers were not meant to restrict rights.
The reason I say this is because the 10th has been often misused as a tool to restrict individual rights. State level healthcare mandates are just an example of this. It just gives another form of government the power to impede your inalienable rights. Other examples of this include things like McDonald v Chicago where the government said that States can restrict 2nd Amendment rights.
This should be one of those litmus tests for Conservative politicians as, do they believe any form of government can restrict inalienable rights?
That's the way I feel. Romney was my last choice, but he's still better than a second term of Obama. If ZerO gets re-elected, all bets are off. If we thought things were bad his first term, wait until he doesn't have to posture for re-election!
Ping to the excellence that is Jim Robinson!
Well, the problem is I’m not going to vote for an abortionist, homosexual agenda pushing, constitution trampling statist no matter which party he may represent. If the GOP goes with this constitution trampling, inalienable rights denying fascist SOB, I’m OUT!!
A very useful instrument, deserving of wide circulation. Many thanks.
Well, those are his (Romney’s) words.
In the left's corner, wearing red and black, the ineligible muslim with an unverifiable past, hell bent for destruction with his socialist transformation of Amerika...Baraka! Hussein!! OHHHBAAAMAAAAA!!!
And in the left's corner....the GOPe darling of the 1%...the ever-changeable Mormon rino with etch-a-sketch values, principles, morals.....Gaffmaster Mitt! Raahhhmmmmnneeyyy!!
After the convention, we’re going to put up the same table for Obama vs the Republican Nominee...whoever it is, right?
Who is Ron Paul?
(R)Money (as I have taken to calling him) is going to be the nominee, probably, which means we are out.
I will probably write Newt in and vote hard conservative downticket.
Uh oh...romney is worse than obama!
(But I already knew that.)
He will be the end of conservatism. How can a conservative in honor reject obama’s abortion record but accept romney’s?
How can he reject obama’s support for the gay agenda and accept romney’s?
How can he reject obama’s support for higher taxes and accept romney’s huge increases as governor?
A conservative voting for romney is a hypocrite.
I know, just a pet peeve. I just was arguing with a Paultard on another forum regarding Paul’s commentary in Liberty Defined that he is fine with a state level individual mandate because the Constitution only restricts the fed, not States (except where clearly implied)...
..it is the flawed belief that rights are not inalienable but are just things at the whim of big brother.
A vote for Romney IS a vote for Obama. They are one and the same.
GO NEWT GO......
It may be near impossible, but we need to fight on for the survival of our Republic.
I'll vote for Obama, just to make a statement.