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Issue Democratic Party Republican Party Social security should be privatized (not to Social Social security should remain a government be confused with private savings accounts, Security sponsored insurance plan for retirees. but rather, private investments). Encourage businesses to keep jobs here and Pro small business. Supports giving small not outsource them overseas. Supports unions Jobs businesses tax incentives so that more and advocates for the rights of low income jobs can be created. workers. Increase taxes to cut deficit. Believes large Supports free market competition and Economy deficit negatively affects government services entrepreneurship, corporate deregulation and that low deficits stimulate the economy. and cutting entitlement spending. Democratic Party Republican Party Issue Donkey Elephant Believe in a proactive military and Believe in a limited missile defense. defense. Supports building weapons Oppose nuclear buildup in the U.S. and technology that serve to protect Security/Defense Believe that peace is achieved our nation. Believe that peace is through worldwide relationship achieved through strong defense. building. Increase defense and research budget. Oppose tort reform and oppose Supports tort reform and limiting Legal/Tort limiting liability of doctors and/or victims compensation, especially for Reform businesses. frivolous lawsuits. Supports tax cuts, low interest rates Generally supports raising taxes on and the repeal of the death tax Tax Reform the wealthy, lowering taxes for the penalty in effort to stimulate the middle class. economy. Support illegal alien's ability and Generally supports closed or tight right to become citizens and giving Immigration borders and tracking system for them more protections under the foreign travelers. law. Democratic Party Republican Party Issue Donkey Elephant Strict adherence between the Religion strongly associated with separation between church and Faith Republican party. Advocate free state. Promote secular issues and a exercise of religion. more secular nation. Promote school choice/vouchers and Oppose vouchers. Increase NCLB homeschooling. Supports voluntary federal funding. Enact new taxes to Education student supported prayer in school. decrease class size and hire new Opposes gender and race quotes in teachers. colleges. Generally pro-choice owning the Generally pro-life with emphasis on Abortion mantra, "Safe, legal, rare." promoting alternatives to abortion. Wish to find environmentally friendly energy sources and solutions. Oppose Kyoto treaty. Support tax Energy Oppose increased drilling, especially incentives for energy production. in the U.S. Keep healthcare private. Would like Supports more federally funded to impose caps on malpractice suits. Heathcare healthcare programs. Supports reformed medicare to give seniors more choices. Democratic Party Republican Party-GOP Issue Donkey Elephant Strongly supports worldwide Spread Democracy. Supports UN reform. coalitions and multi-national Wants to stop WMD proliferation countries. Foreign Policy programs. Supports aid for Believe that nations who support terrorist disadvantaged countries. Supports are just as bad as the terrorist themselves. the UN. Generally support soft money Favor more regulation with Campaign contributions from individuals but supports spending limits on individuals and Finance Reform limiting it from corporations. Also supports corporations. full disclosure. Generally puts the interest of the Supports privatizing federal land. Believe environment over business. Wants in cap and trade market based air pollution Environment to maintain federal land under reductions and that the market should government control. regulate itself. Guns Strict gun control. Limited gun control. Generally supports gay marriage Oppose gay marriage. Supports although Democrats remain largely Gay Rights constitutional amendment to ban gay divided on the issue, as some only marriage. support civil unions.
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