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Political Quiz…

January 26, 2008

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Here’s a little 14 item quiz that asks questions related to the issues that are a part of the political debate this election season.  After answering the questions, the candidates are stacked up according to which ones are the most compatible with your positions. 

You can skip to the summary of the candidates views on each item here.  Although, I think it is cheating to look here first and then take the quiz. 

Here are the questions on the quiz:

Question: What is your opinion on the war in Iraq?

Question: What is your position on immigration in the United States?

Question: Do you believe the 2001 and 2003 tax cuts should be made permanent?

Question: Should federal funding of embryonic stem cell research be expanded?

Question: Do you favor or oppose the concept of universal health care in America?

Question: Do you favor or oppose legalized abortion in the United States?

Question: Do you favor the concept of privatization of Social Security to any degree?

Question: Do you favor or oppose giving the president a “line-item” veto; that is, the ability to remove parts of a spending bill without needing to veto the entire bill?

Question: Do you support federal assistance for the production of ethanol and/or biofuel as an alternative to oil?

Question: Do you favor or oppose a constitutional amendment defining marriage as between one man and one woman?

Question: Do you favor or oppose the use of the death penalty for certain crimes?

Question: Agree or Disagree: When the government places restrictions on obtaining and owning a gun, they infringe upon our rights to bear arms.

Question: Do environmental regulations improve or limit the standard of living?

Question: Should teachers receive pay based on the performance of their students?

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3 Comments leave one →
  1. January 26, 2008 7:41 am

    Hello ,
    I hope you are fine and carrying on the great work you have been doing for the Internet surfers. I am Ghazala Khan from The Pakistani Spectator (TPS), We at TPS throw a candid look on everything happening in and for Pakistan in the world. We are trying to contribute our humble share in the webosphere. Our aim is to foster peace, progress and harmony with passion.

    We at TPS are carrying out a new series of interviews with the notable passionate bloggers, writers, and webmasters. In that regard, we would like to interview you, if you don’t mind. Please send us your approval for your interview at my email address “ghazala.khi at gmail.com”, so that I could send you the Interview questions. We would be extremely grateful.

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    Ghazala Khan
    The Pakistani Spectator
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  2. January 26, 2008 11:48 pm

    surprise,surprise…my guy was ron paul. interesting.

  3. January 30, 2008 5:34 am

    Interesting. I did the quiz a few months ago, and Kucinich and Paulk topped the list with 28 points each: Notes from underground: US Presidential candidates unravelled.

    Tried it again now, and they still topped the list, this time with 37 points each!

    At least I know who the good guts are, but thye aren’t winning.

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