Utilize YOUR Rights!
2012 is an exciting year! We will get to elect or re-elect the president of the United States! I know most Americans will follow the election, but for those of you who haven’t been following, take a moment or two and look below at the two main candidates’ stances on some of the most important issues that the new president will have to deal with. It is SO VERY IMPORTANT for every eligible American to understand the issues going on in our country and to utilize your right to choose. I’m not writing this post because I want to put my own personal opinions on anyone, but rather to give the raw facts and allow you to create your own opinion.
|Details||Barack Obama||Mitt Romney|
|Running Mate||Joe Biden||Paul Ryan|
|Background||Politics, Law & Acadamia||Politics & Business|
|Spouse||Michelle Obama||Ann Romney|
|Number of Children||2||5|
|Economic Issues: Unemployment||Help businesses access capital in rural areas to expand jobs/training and double exports to foster job creation.||Make American Businesses competitive by opening markets abroad for American goods/services.|
|Economic: Social Security||Protect and strengthen Social Security and guarantee basic benefits.||Encourage individuals to create private accounts.|
|Economic Issues: Tax Reform||Povide tax cuts for the middle class and working Americans.||Expand tax deductions to those who buy their own healthcare to encourage individuals to purchase their own health insurance.|
|Economic Issues: National Budget Plan||Set clear rules for financial marketplace to protect American families from manipulation.||Return fiscal power to states and their people.|
|Patient Protection & Affordable Care Act||Uphold Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. (click here for an easier-to-understand wikipedia explanation)||Repeal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.|
|Death Penalty||No Stance||Allow|
|Sex-Education in Schools||Against Abstinence Only Education||Supports Abstinence Only Education|
|Stem Cell Research||Supports Stem Cell Research||Against Stem Cell Research|
|Foreign Affairs: Oil||
|Foreign Affairs: National Defense||
|Foreign Affairs: US role in the world||Work with multilateral organizations and allies to achieve objectives.||Build a foreign policy that announces American exceptionalism.|
|Foreign Affairs: Afghanistan||Withdraw troops within the next 2 years.||Bring troops home according to orders of US generals.|
|Foreign Affairs: China||
|Domestic Issues: Healthcare||
|Domestic Issues: Immigration||
|Domestic Issues: Environment||
Remember, every single vote matters, and no one person should have any more pull than another. We live in a wonderful country that allows each of us to put in our two cents in the form of a ballot, so take advantage of it!
Posted on October 4, 2012, in Random Thoughts and tagged 2012, america, American, americans, Barack Obama, Debate, Election, Mitt Romney, November 6, Obamacare, President, Romney, U.S., U.S.A. Obama, United States, US, USA. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.