rockTheSky Posted October 29, 2008 Share Posted October 29, 2008 Pretty self-explanatory. The election is in what... 7 days? If you're American, are you more Republican or Democratic? Who will you vote for? If you're not American, who would you vote for if you could. Share your thoughts and opinions.Here's my views.Things I don't like about McCain:- Pro-life (fuck morals, people have the right to "sin". from a practical standpoint, abortion is useful)- Voted to extend Patriot Act (pissing on the Declaration of Independence)- Voted for Iraq War and still supports it (America wasted resources on a pointless war based on a hunch and never found Osama)- Supports off-shore drilling (gay)- Has voted against a ban on assault weapons. Voted against a ban on "armor-piercing" ammunition. Voted against any restriction on high-capacity magazines, etc. (the U.S doesn't need cop-killing "armor piercing ammo")- Supports importing medicine to reduce costs. (limiting the U.S drug production capabilities; stupid if there was ever a pandemic)- Healthcare plan is weak-sauce- Inconsistent on minimum-wage issue- Obsession with increasing U.S Military power + funding and a dislike for solving issues diplomatically. - Would use pre-emptive military force to control Iran- Against research using new lines of stem-cells. - He's old and if he dies, America is fucked.What I like about McCain:- Understands that cutting unnecessary spending and improving economic "efficiency" is critical. - Wants to change Social Security to be managed privately.- He's got balls.What I like about Obama:- He will put govt. data, bills, plans for reform, etc. online for increased govt. transparency- Practical ideas for addressing pollution issue/energy issues- Understands that special incentives are necessary to cut emissions- Emphasizes that diplomacy is the best way to solve international disputes- Will increase minimum wage- Free-trade- Smooth talker. Very self assured, and doesn't struggle when asked difficult questions.I think Obama is a better candidate overall. Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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