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Entries Tagged ‘Politics’

My Thoughs on Clemency For Former IL Governor George Ryan

Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL), joined by other politicians, has asked President George Bush to commute the sentence of former IL Governor George Ryan.  My thoughts:

My Thoughts on Labor Unions

This article addresses my thoughts on the issue of labor unions

My Thoughs on Capital Punishment (the Death Penalty)

I am ardently opposed to capital punishment for a variety of reasons, as discussed below:

My Thoughs on Free Public Education

Although I am generally in favor of a smaller government that intervenes less in the daily lives of its citizens, I am in favor of having well funded public schools, that all citizens pay to support. I explain my reasons for this below:

My Thoughts on Abortion

I believe that a woman has the right to have an abortion during the early phases of pregnancy, if she so chooses. At the same time, I personally dislike abortion outside of a few narrow circumstances, and hope that a girlfriend/wife of mine is never in the position of choosing to have an abortion. Additional [...]