George W. Bush:
President of the United States of America (with plenty of vacations of course… )
Elected Governor in 1994 and re-elected in 1998.
Aide to former President Bush (1987-92)
Supports adult stem-cell research but limits on embryos.
Ban partial-birth abortions, and reduce abortions overall.
Welcome all children; supports adoption tax credits.
$46B in new spending on health, education, & defense.
Instinct on gay issues: do not touch them.
Ten Commandments OK in schools for “inherent values”.
Bush claims gay tolerance but record differs.
Hate-crime rules don’t apply to gays.
Federal government should stay out of the marketplace.
America is the land of the second chance.(on Crime)
134 Texas executions are “fair and just”.
23 million more for drug-testing in schools.
If poor kids don’t learn, give school funds to parents.
Teachers’ unions obstacle to school innovation. (or….not…?)
Explore ANWR; explore for gas; reduce foreign dependence.
Better to drill ANWR than import oil from Saddam Hussein.(so when this didn’t work…[2000 speech], he basically booted Saddam so he could get the oil for cheaper? is that it? [not fact, just opinion])
Abandons campaign pledge to reduce CO2 emissions.
Weaken Clean Air; no comment on Clean Water.
$2.3 billion over 5 years for adoption & child welfare.
Filter - or avoid - media that romanticizes violence. [censorchip]
US troops will never be under UN command.
Private soft money OK, with full & prompt disclosure.
Assault weapon OK; waiting period not OK. (???)
Absolutely opposed to a national health care plan.
Friendly to illegal Immigrants
(For me his campaign seems way too skewed by religious right-winged themes and corporate ass-kissing, but for someone else?... who knows,)