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 not the problem, Jim -- that's the SOLUTION. :^)
I'm with you. Voting for Romney is as nuts as voting for Obama.
The only way to halt the GOP's veering to the left is to vote such at liberal socialist Republicans LOSE. It's the only way. I'm voting ABOOR and wish ALL conservatives who reject Romney would do the same, so that whichever socialist wins, wins with the slimmest plurality possible. When Clinton won with only 43 percent of the vote, he got CREAMED in the mid-terms.
Who are you voting for? Socialist A or Socialist B?
If conservatives are the largest political ideology in the United States, why don’t we have any representation in our government?
A few other categories should be added:
Supports unilateral US nuclear disarmament: y-n-n
Supports totalitarian Marxist/socialist/Islamic states over US interests in ALL instances: y-n-n
Believes the US is responsible for world unrest: y-n-n
Believes that the US must be rendered incapable of militarily influencing world politics: y-n-n
Apologizes world-wide for US role in world affairs: y-n-n
Believes that rulings from UN/multinational organizations supersede US Constitutional authority: y-n-n
Believes that war is ‘illegal’ without UN approval;: y-n-n
Obama has already given us New START which reduced deployed warheads by 70% from 5600 to 1600.
Obama has stated intention to reduce another 80% prior to reelection.
Obama reneged on US missile defense pledges to Europe.
Obama has prevented Israeli intervention in Iranian nuclear development.
Obama thinks Soviets are his friends, US voters are his enemies.
ANYONE is still better than Obama. Even though other candidates may be remarkably poor.
And at this point, even Ron Paul starts looking good.
Agreed. And I for one am getting sick of so many Sheeple asking Jim;
“Who should I vote for?”
I mean Really! You should know by now what JR’s position is. And If you need to have JR tell you who to vote for, then do you also need him to hold your hand as you enter the booth?
Sounds great to me! Thanks!
I can wholeheartedly agree with that, but I will say that once I really examined Newt's record of accomplishment, I came around to his side pretty quickly.
...based on Newt's recent comments that he could be "ver, very enthusiastic" for Romney if he wins the nom, I've already got a gut-shot from him.
The man does have a penchant for shooting himself in the foot with off-the-cuff statements, but as I said above, his record of conservative accomplishment proves that he will do the right thing if put into a position of great responsibility.
Foot bullets I can live with. What I can't live with, is more crushing Socialism coming from the very top.
Here’s a third choice to consider:
3. Write in your choice for POTUS or leave it blank and vote straight Republican down-ticket.
If we control the House and Senate, we can shut Obama down. We can hold all of his judicial appointments. We can withhold all money. We can even impeach and convict Obama and Holder for the crimes we know they’ve committed.
If we control both houses of Congress by a large majority, we can reverse much of what Obama’s done and he can’t do a damn thing to stop it. We could even pass a constitutional amendment or two and send them to the states for ratification. That’s the best case scenario we face, IMO.
If Romney wins, it’s business as usual, especially if we control both houses. The GOP-e and RINOs will never listen to or consider conservatives again. But ... if we give them absolutely solid majorities in both houses of Congress but deny them the presidency, guess what? They’ll never ignore us again.
Maybe we put them on notice with the above scenario and give them 4 years to reverse decades of big government. That’s the only way to stop Obama, RINOs, and big government all at the same time.
Give it some thought. I will be.
I'm urging people to vote.
Unfortunately, we had too much conservative infighting splitting the votes and benefiting Willard the RINO.
If Bachman and Santorum and Perry and Cain had bowed out early and thrown in with Newt, Romney wouldn't even be a consideration now. If youre urging people to vote for Romney, youre a RINO pusher.
If you're urging people to boycott Republicans downticket then you're an Obama agenda enabler!
I am praying you'll get your chance, in the form of donations to Newt's presidental campaign when he faces the Marxist as our nominee!
This ugly primary that the abortionist liar is trying to buy is not yet over. Nothing is set in cement or inevitable, like the corrupt lamestream would have us believe, so do not surrender and don't stop praying.
Put your trust in Him and continue to support Newt Gingrich and Free Republic; our beacons of truth and liberty!
Have you actually checked his record of the judges he backed as Governor?
And you're right! That is QUIT SIGNIFICANT!!!
You know what.
I have been pretty much shunned from other forums for not supporting Romney. Not that I mind that much, of course.
America needs a Statesman, ideally Newt, and the GOP sends us a Snake Oil Salesman..Romney. Pitiful excuse.
Agreed, but there is at least a chance we could bully him into nominating a decent conservative, maybe ala Roberts to the SCOTUS. Don’t expect a Scalia of course. That’s about it though as obviously nothing will be done to overturn Obamacare.
We the People have yet to grasp that the Two Party system is NOT the Dems-GOP.....nor is it Liberals-Conservatives.
It Iis DC-Flyover Country. The Lords and Masters -the peons and peasants. The day that reality dawns is the end of Federalism. They keep trying to literally dilute that understanding in Flyover Country.
I hereby withhold my consent for the government (including uber statists such as Romney or Obama) to trample on my God-given inalienable rights!!
That sums it up for me, too, Jim.