Top 5 Issues?

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  1. 5stringJeff
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    In your opinion (i.e. not the opinion of a blogger or journalist), what are the top five national political issues in America today?

    Mine (in no particular order):
    illegal immigration
    gay marriage
    the war on terrorism
    tax code reform
    budget reform/deficit reduction
     
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    Boy.... you bought Bush's agenda full-tilt, eh? :)

    Just out of curiosity. How does immigration or gay marriage affect you on a personal level. Interested. Not being facetious.

    For me...

    Iraq
    Deficit Spending
    Supreme Court
    Violaitons of the Bill of Rights (particularly the 1st and 4th Amendments....)
    Theocratization of education/science (which I lump in with our lagging behind other countries in science).
    Environment/Energy policy

    And, yes. I know I picked 6. Couldn't decide which one to leave out ;)
     
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    1. Iraq
    1. Energy
    1. Deficit
    4. Science Education and Research
    5. International Relations
     
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    Hey Jillian, How is "The Supreme Court" an issue? I assume you mean packing it in your favor.
     
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    see bolded.
     
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    My top five,

    1. The War on Terorism
    2. Reducing the national debt
    3. fixing social security
    4. a national healthcare plan
    5. Building govt. refineries to make more gasoline
     
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    Rtwng,
    Why on Earth would you want to do those terrible things to this country? I thought you loved America. I guess I was wrong.
     
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    • Homophiles
    • Highway/driving laws/policy/instruction/enforcement
    • Theophobics
    • War on Terror
    • Pollitcal Correctness dictating Policy/Laws

    Still thinking....may edit/add
     
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    I'm right with you, Jeff. I'd also add something about not undermining parental rights, but that's such a tough one, since some parents really just don't care. :(
     
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    Top political issues to yourself, personally? Or your opinion of what the top political issues for the average American are?
     

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