21 August 2008

Obama's Political Views and Votes - KNOW YOUR CANDIDATE

Okay, so even with 130 PRESENT votes in the Senate, he must have voted on SOMETHING, right? here's Obama's stand on the issues, did you know this? for all the Obama supporters, do you even know which way your candidate choose? or are you just so sucked up in the HYPE--i mean HOPE-- that he's going to lead us in the right direction.......... 

Barack Hussein Obama's Political Views 

Unsuccessfully sponsored measure to expunge some criminal records and create an employment grant program for ex-criminals. (2002) 

Voted against making gang members eligible for the death penalty if they kill someone to help their gang. (2001) 

Voted against letting people argue self-defense in court if charged with violating local weapons bans by using a gun in their home. (2004) 

Voted against restrictions on public funding of abortion. (2000) 

Being gay or lesbian is not a choice. (Nov 2007) 

Ok to expose 6-year-olds to gay couples; they know already. (Sep 2007) 

Legal rights for gays are conferred by state, not by church. (Aug 2007) 

Gay marriage is less important that equal gay rights. (Aug 2007) 

Gay rights movement is somewhat like civil rights movement. (Aug 2007) 

Let each denominations decide on recognizing gay marriage. (Jul 2007) 

Supports health benefits for gay civil partners. (Oct 2006) 

Opposes gay marriage; supports civil union & gay equality. (Oct 2006) 

Extend welfare and Medicaid to immigrants. (Jul 1998) 

Support granting driver's licenses to illegal immigrants. (Nov 2007) 

Forthright on racial issues and on his civil rights history. (Jul 2004) 

Supports affirmative action in colleges and government. (Jul 1998) 

Include sexual orientation in anti-discrimination laws. (Jul 1998) 

Miscegenation a felony in 1960 when Obama's practiced it. (Aug 1996) 

Voted NO on recommending Constitutional ban on flag desecration. (Jun 2006) 

Voted NO on constitutional ban of same-sex marriage. (Jun 2006) 

Rated 100% by the NAACP, indicating a pro-affirmative-action stance. (Dec 2006) 

Need justice that is not just us, but is everybody. (Jun 2007) 

Videotape all capital punishment interrogations. (Oct 2006) 

Battles legislatively against the death penalty. (Jul 2004) 

Supports alternative sentencing and rehabilitation. (Jul 1998) 

Voted NO on declaring English as the official language of the US government. (Jun 2007) 

Voted YES on allowing illegal aliens to participate in Social Security. (May 2006) 

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