Sunday, September 07, 2008

Getting to Know Sarah Palin

Sure we know she's anti-choice and pre-creationist. But what else is going on in the mind of Sarah Palin? She doesn't have much of a record, but she has left us some clues. So let's take a look thanks to website "On the Issues."
  • Opposes stem cell research. (Aug 2008)
  • Choose life, even if her own daughter were raped. (Nov 2006)
  • If Roe v. Wade got overturned, let people decide what's next. (Oct 2006)
  • Opposes use of public funds for abortions. (Oct 2006)
  • Only exception for abortion is if mother's life would end. (Jul 2006)
  • Vetoed bill denying benefits to gays, as unconstitutional. (Aug 2008)
  • Marriage only be between and man and a woman. (Nov 2006)
  • Prefers term "anti-rural" to "anti-Native". (Nov 2006)
  • Ok to deny benefits to homosexual couples. (Aug 2006)
  • No spousal benefits for same-sex couples. (Jul 2006)
  • Top priorities include preserving definition of "marriage". (Jul 2006)
  • Collect DNA samples from felons. (Jun 2007)
  • Gang members on probation must wear electronic monitors. (Jun 2007)
  • If legislature passed death penalty law, I would sign it. (Nov 2006)
  • Strong public safety presence, via police, courts & prisons. (Nov 2006)
  • Death penalty for adults who murder children. (Oct 2006)
  • No special hate-crime laws; all heinous crime is hate-based. (Jul 2006)
  • No expansion of gambling in Alaska. (Jul 2006)
  • Maintain alcohol sale database; bar giving alcohol to minors. (Jun 2007)
  • Questions cruise ship gambling, under casino gambling ban. (Oct 2006)
  • Opposes legalizing marijuana, but meth is greater threat. (Aug 2006)
  • Smoked marijuana when it was legal under Alaska law. (Aug 2006) - Huh?
  • Teach creationism alongside evolution in schools. (Aug 2008)
  • Supports teaching intelligent design in public schools. (Aug 2008)
  • Committed to providing strong education, including morals. (Jan 2008)
  • Court ruling against NEA: state adequately funds education. (Jun 2007)
  • Supports charter schools, home schools, & other alternatives. (Nov 2006)
  • Alignment between parents, teachers, schools, & business. (Nov 2006)
  • Faith-based materials ok in homeschooling. (Nov 2006)
  • ABC method: back to basics, plus patriotism & ethics. (Nov 2006)
  • Supports parental choice for what is best for their children. (Nov 2006)
  • Don't push school boards on creationism but allow discussion. (Oct 2006)
  • I believe we have a creator; and many theories of evolution. (Oct 2006)
  • Support charters & home schools; not private school vouchers. (Oct 2006)
  • Let parents opt out of schoolbooks they find offensive. (Jul 2006)
  • Parents know best, about school spending & school age. (Jul 2006)
  • Pledge of Allegiance with 'Under God' is good enough. (Jul 2006)
  • Global warming affects Alaska, but is not man-made. (Aug 2008)
  • Commercialize Alaska's North Slope natural gas. (Aug 2008)
  • Unlock ANWR; we're ready, willing and able to contribute. (Jun 2008)
  • Opposed protections for salmon from mining contamination. (Aug 2008)
  • Sue US government to stop listing polar bear as endangered. (Aug 2008)
  • We must encourage timber, mining, drilling, & fishing. (Jan 2008)
  • Wolf predator control is important for subsistence hunters. (Sep 2007)
  • Feds shouldn't list beluga whales as endangered. (Aug 2007)
  • Provide stability in regulations for developers. (Jan 2007)
  • Convince the rest of the nation to open ANWR. (Jan 2007)
  • Fish platform: "Resource First" philosophy. (Nov 2006)
  • Rail provides critical link for business development. (Nov 2006)
  • Supports "Roads to Resources": subsidized access to mines. (Oct 2006)
  • Don't duplicate effort in monitoring cruise ship emissions. (Oct 2006)
  • Don't amend AK constitution for rural subsistence fishing. (Oct 2006)
  • Supported infamous "Bridge to Nowhere"; now criticizes it. (Aug 2008)
  • Health care must be market-and business-driven. (Jan 2008)
  • Take personal responsibility for personal health & all areas. (Jan 2008)
  • More affordable health care via competition. (Nov 2006)
  • Don't worry about reading Al-Qaeda terrorists their rights. (Sep 2008)
  • Strong military and sound energy. (Aug 2008)
  • Armed forces, including my son, give us security and freedom. (Jan 2008)
  • Ask all candidates "Are you doing all you can for security?". (Oct 2007)
  • Visits Kuwait; encourages Alaska big game hunting to troops. (Sep 2007)
  • Declare a National Day of Prayer in Alaska. (Apr 2008)
  • Recognize America's historic and founding Christian heritage. (Sep 2007)
  • Proclaim "Loyalty Day" to reaffirm loyalty to America. (Apr 2007)


Anonymous Anonymous said...

Wow! I didn't realize all the reasons to vote for her!


10:38 PM  
Anonymous Karen said...

I'd say you want her, you can have her. Unfortunately, the rest of us have to live with it.

11:09 AM  

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