What am I?

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What am I?

Poll closed Oct 22, 2008.
  1. Democrat

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  2. Republican

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  3. Liberal

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  4. Green

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  5. There are many more than I can reasonably add here

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  1. cjcord
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    After reading quite a few threads on this forum, I was forced to ask myself where I would fit in.

    I agree with some OP views, are against others, and think some are just silly. But in truth, I have never really given my political views great thought. I have always been one of those people who voted for whom they felt better for the job at that time, instead of being party aligned. My mother insists I'm a democrat. My husband calls me a republican. i just took an online quiz that said I was a Centrist. I think I may be confused.

    After reading here, I think the members of USMB might be able to help me sort myself out. I wasn't sure where to place this, but seeing all of the ridiculous threads and polls started in this forum, I felt safe in doing it here :)

    This isn't a joke poll. I'm really curious about this.

    So here are some of my basic, inherent beliefs and views, feel free to comment or question as needed.

    * I am pro choice
    * I am an outspoken defender of GLBT rights
    * I am against illegal immigrants receiving government assistance.
    * I listen to Mike Savage alot, but am frequently turned off by his statements.
    * I think military service should always be voluntary
    * I think possession and illegal drug usage should STAY illegal
    * I think the government spends too much money on the prison system
    * I am for the death penalty for capital crimes
    * I am an agnostic atheist
    * I think the government as it stands is becoming far too big-brotherish
    * But I am for more security cameras in public areas
    * I think we completed what we needed to in Iraq, and should have left a long time ago
    * The recent government bailouts disturb me, but I can't yet figure out WHY
    * I am a defender of Muslims, but against extremists
    * I prefer logic and evidence over "beliefs"
    * I am against a national ID card


    Ok, that should be a good start. Mods, feel free to move if this is in the incorrect place. TIA.
     
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    I think you are centrist! ANd I think you should vote for whoever you want and don't feel the need to put yourself in one group.
     
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    I think you hold ideas that are possibly contradictory.

    This may add to your confusion
     
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    Ok, I hear that. But what is contradictory about them?
     
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    well, for starters..

    * I think the government as it stands is becoming far too big-brotherish
    * But I am for more security cameras in public areas


    also

    * I think possession and illegal drug usage should STAY illegal
    * I think the government spends too much money on the prison system
     
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    I would vote schizo, if that were among the choices. :D
     
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    * I think the government as it stands is becoming far too big-brotherish
    * I think possession and illegal drug usage should STAY illegal
    * I think the government spends too much money on the prison system






    * The recent government bailouts disturb me, but I can't yet figure out WHY
    * I prefer logic and evidence over "beliefs"


    If you seek you shall understand and maybe clairfy your beliefs
     
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    No need to pigeon hole your philosophy under a banner or label. Be an Independent with leanings.
     
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    I never really liked labels myself - as far as political ideologies go. :eusa_clap: :eusa_clap:
     
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    You are woman, hear you roar?
     

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