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Biographical Profiles and Positions on the Issues

November 4, 2008 Maryland General Election

Candidates for U.S. President & Vice President, U.S. President

Barack Obama - D
►Websitemy.barackobama.com
58
Joe Biden - D
Blaine Taylor - R
John McCain - R
►Websitewww.johnmccain.com
83
Sarah Palin - R
►Websitewww.palinforgovernor.com/
Cynthia Mckinney - G
►Websitewww.runcynthiarun.org
Rosa Clemente - G
Bob Barr - L
►Websitewww.bobbarr2008.com
Wayne Allen Root - L
►Websitewww.rootforamerica.com/home/index.php
Lawson Mitchell Bone - I
Theodis "Ted" Brown, Sr.
Raedeen R. Heupel - I
Ronald G. Hobbs - I
Frank Moore
►Websitewww.frankmooreforpresident08.com/
Ralph Nader - I
Matt Gonzalez - I
►Websitewww.votenader.org/about/matt-gonzalez/
Lynne A. Starr
Chuck Baldwin - REF
Darrell Castle - CON
Donald K. Allen - U
►Websitewww.donaldkallenforpresident.com
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Biographical
General Philosophy
Personal and Family
Professional Experience
Civic Involvement
Political Experience
Religious Affiliation
Accomplishments and Awards
Educational Background
Military Service
Reasons & Objectives
Why I Am Running for Public Office
Goals If Elected
Achievements If Elected
Areas to Concentrate On
Opinions of Other Candidates
Health & Medical
COVID-19 Coronavirus
Assessment of Impact of COVID-19
Government’s Control & Response to COVID-19
Testing & Vaccines for COVID-19
Economic Impact of COVID-19
Health and Medical Insurance
Prescription Drugs
Universal Medical Care & Insurance
Women's Health
Affordable Care Act (Obamacare)
Mental Health
Medicare
Medicare for All
Reducing Health Care Costs
Rural Health Care
Drug Price-Gouging
Pharmaceutical Companies
Differences of Other Candidates on Healthcare
Medicaid
Pregnancy and Childbirth
Healthcare as a Right
Generic Drugs
Health Insurance Covering Birth Control
Medicare Part D Prescription Drug Program
Long-Term Care
Caregivers
Public Option
Children's Health
Lead Poisoning
Community Health Centers
Paying for Expanded Medical Insurance
Chronic & Catastrophic Illnesses
HIV/AIDS
Medically Uninsured or Underinsured
Nurses and Public Health Workers
Uniform Billing and Claims
Autism
Diabetes
Disease Prevention
Elderly's Health
Health Care Tax Credits
Market-Based Medical Insurance
Medical Errors
Obesity
Patient's Bill of Rights
Biomedical Superiority
Business Tax Credits for Employee Health Coverage
Cancer
Free Market Health Care
Medical Malpractice Reform
Medical Research
Mercury Pollution
Physicians
State Health Plans
TRICARE Health Insurance
Environment & Climate Change
Environment
Climate Change & Global Warming
Clean Air and Water
Green New Deal
2016 Paris Climate Change Agreement
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) & Regulation
Carbon Tax
National and State Parks
Offshore Drilling
Net Zero & Reducing Emissions
Global Greenhouse Emissions
Climate Change Impact on National Security
Greenhouse Gas Emission Limits
Clean Energy
Endangered Species
Land, Rivers and Lakes
Natural Disasters
Oceans
Public Lands & Water
Clean Water Act of 1977
Global Environmental Standards
Oil Industry
Humans Affect on Climate Change
Green Offices, Homes and Improvements
Oil and Gas Subsidies
Toxic Waste
Carbon Capture Technology
Oil & Gas Leases on Federal Land
Coal
Developing World Climate Change & Energy
Energy Efficiency Standards
Flood Protection And Levee Repair
Interior Department
Invasive Species
Polluter Superfund Fees
Recycling
Wildfires
Environmental Justice
Rural Environment
Massive Agribusiness
Clean Air Act of 1963
Energy Efficiency
Flexible Fuel Vehicles
Forests, Fish and Wildlife
National Forests and Healthy Forests Initiative
Spent Nuclear Fuel
State & Local Climate Change Initiatives
Biodiversity & Biotechnology
National Forest Roadless Area Conservation Act
Labor, Wages & Unions
Minimum Wage
Unions and Collective Bargaining
Paid Maternity, Family & Medical Leave
Income Inequality
Worker Rights and Benefits
Wages
Equal Pay
Working Class
Wage Discrimination
Labor
Women Workplace Violence
Employment Discrimination
Retired Workers
Occupational Safety and Health (OSHA)
Employment Non-Discrimination Act
Employee Free Choice Act
Energy
Energy
Renewable Energy & Fossil Fuels
Fracking and Natural Gas
Nuclear Power
Carbon Tax
Offshore Drilling
Greenhouse Gas Emission Limits
Green Energy
Ethanol & Biofuels
Oil Drilling
Oil Industry
Green Offices, Homes and Improvements
Foreign Oil Energy Independence
Gas Prices & Gas Taxes
Oil and Gas Subsidies
Oil Company Profits
Oil & Gas Leases on Federal Land
Coal
Developing World Climate Change & Energy
Energy Efficiency Standards
Auto Industry
Cap-and-Trade
Electricity Transmission Grid
Energy Efficiency
Energy Research and Development
Hybrid and Electric Cars
Spent Nuclear Fuel
Hydrogen Cell Fuel Initiative
Strategic Energy Fund
Jobs, Economy, Trade, Business, Industry & Agriculture
Economy
Jobs
Paid Maternity, Family & Medical Leave
Infrastructure
Small Businesses
Agriculture
Tariffs & Trade with China
Trade
Income Inequality
Business
Farm Subsidies & Supports
Foreign Job Outsourcing
North America Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)
Green Economy
Guest Worker and H-1B Programs
Minority-Owned Businesses
Employment Discrimination
Middle Class & Its Decline
Trans-Pacific Partnership Free Trade Agreement (TPP)
Green Infrastructure
Bail Outs of Banks, Financial & Auto Corps
Company Job Creation Rewards
Farm Corporation Subsidies
Green Farming
Antitrust Enforcement
Globalism & Nationalism
Government Subsidized Jobs
Green Jobs
CEO Pay & Executive Compensation
Factory Farms
Family Farm
Green Manufacturing
Trade Barriers to US Goods
Farm Policies
$700 Billion Troubled Asset Relief Bailout
Trade Agreements
Farm Trade Policy
Auto Industry
Businesses Moving Offshore
Farm Bill
Free Market Vision
Patent System
Fast Track Authority
Insurance Industry
Intellectual Property Protection
Taxes
Taxes
Corporate & Business Taxes
Property Taxes
President Trump’s 2017 Tax Cuts
Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC)
Income Taxes
Taxes on Interest, Dividends, and Capital Gains
Taxing the Wealthiest
Tax Reform
Corporate Tax Breaks & Loopholes
Education Tax Credits
Tax Proposals
Child Tax Credit
Business Tax Breaks and Incentives
2001 Tax Cuts
Flat Tax
Health Care Tax Credits
Business Tax Credits
Business Tax Credits for Employee Health Coverage
Income Tax on Seniors
Marriage Penalty
Tax-Free Savings Accounts
Education & Schools
Private Schools Vouchers and Funding
Higher Education
Prayer & Pledge of Allegiance in Schools
Charter and Magnet Schools
School Safety
Pre-School and Early Childhood Education
Student Debt & Forgiveness
Student Loans, Scholarships and Pell Grants
Teacher Pay
Public Schools K-12
No Child Left Behind
Higher Education & College Costs
Sex and Birth Control Education
Student Standards and Testing
Department of Education
Special Education
Historically Black Colleges
Community Colleges
Free College Tuition
Evolution and Intelligent Design Education
Teacher Unions
Achievement Gaps like Black-White, Boy-Girl
Classroom Size
Education Tax Credits
Teacher Standards
School Desegregation
After-School, Sports, Art, Music Programs
Home Schooling
Teacher Tenure
Textbook Selection
Computers in Schools
High Schools
Junk Food & Vending Machines in Schools
Title IX 'Equal Opportunities for Girls'
Education Gap with Other Countries
Bilingual Education
Drugs in Schools
Parental Involvement in Education
Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program
Dropouts
Head Start
Low-Income Schools
Adult Education
Math and Science in Schools
School Budgets
Teacher Diversity
Civil, Religious, Gay & Human Rights
Civil Rights
LGBT
Racism & Race Relations
Privacy Rights
Burning the Flag
Native Americans & Indigenous People
African Americans
Persons with Disabilities
Latino / Hispanic Americans
Roe v. Wade
African American Reparations
Affirmative Action
Same Sex Marriage
Sexual Orientation Discrimination
Gays Serving in the Military
Hate Crimes
Hate Crimes Legislation
Property Rights vs. Civil Rights
Equal Rights Amendment
Civil Unions & Domestic Partnerships
Racial Profiling
Same Sex Adoptions
Minority & Racial Disparities
Cruelty to Animals
Employment Non-Discrimination Act
Homosexuality Choice or Chance
USA Patriot Act
President Trump’s Military Transgender Ban Reinstatement
Black Lives Matter
Human Rights
Tax Treatment of Same Sex Couples
The Military Don't Ask/Don't Tell Policy
Diversity &Tolerance
Federal Marriage Amendment (FMA)
Gender Equality
Marriage Left to States
Minority Healthcare
Native American Casinos
Torture & Waterboarding
Government, Elections & Politics
Voting and Election Reform
Voting Rights for X-Felons
Earmarks
Government Efficiency
Government & Democracy
Government Corruption and Ethics
Voting Rights
Money and Special Interests
Winning the Election
President Trump
US House and Senate Term Limits
Foreign Election Interference
527 Stealth & Super PACs
Campaign Finance Reform
Voter Suppression
Lobbying
Partisan Gridlock
State Governments
President Trump Impeachment
Public Funding of Political Campaigns
President Trump's Conduct in Office
Ballot Measures & Citizen Participation
Campaign Spending Limits
DC Voting Representation in Congress
Faith-based Initiative Funding
Government Transparency
Separation of Church & State
Federal Mandates
FEMA and Hurricane Katrina
Government Agencies
Sexual Misconduct of Politicians
Political Party Primaries
Soft-money Political Contributions
Tea Party
President Trump’s Veracity
2020 Campaign Ads
Bipartisanship
Prosecuting President Trump
Immigration, Border Security, Terrorism & Homeland Security
Immigrants, Refugees, & Asylum Seekers
The Wall, Border Security & Border Patrol
Immigration Policy & Reform
Airport, Air, Rail & Port Security
Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA)
Department of Homeland Security (DHS)
Local First Responders
National Security
Illegal Immigration Enforcement
Homeland Securtiy
Undocumented Immigrants
Guest Worker and H-1B Programs
Illegal Immigration as a Crime or Felony
White Supremacists
Illegal Immigrants Social Services
Cyber Security & 5G
Deportation
Immigrant Military Service & Citizenship
Illegal Immigration Amnesty
War on Terror
Citizenship for Illegal Immigrants
Criminalize Assistance to Illegal Immigrants
Driver's Licenses to Illegals
English as Official Language
National Security Agency (NSA) & Citizen Surveillance
Americanization of Immigrants
Electronic Verification System for Employers
Employers Who Hire Illegals
E-Verify System
Legal Status for Undocumented Farm Workers
Radical Islam
Torture & Waterboarding
Weapons of Mass Destruction
9/11 Commission Recommendations
Domestic Intelligence & Agencies
Evacuation Preparedness
Terrorist & Enemy Combatant Rights
Water, Hazardous Materials & Bio Terrorism
Immigrant Healthcare
Housing & Communities
Housing
Homelessness
Rural America
Urban Sprawl
Community Development
Homeownership
Mortgages
Neighborhoods
Federal Mortgage Regulation
Foreclosures
Infrastructure & Transportation
Transportation
Infrastructure
Train Travel and Amtrak
Drunk Driving and Highway Safety
Highways
Bikes, Scoters and Pedestrians
Air Travel
Electric Vehicles
Federal Budget & Fiscal Policy
Debt, Deficit Spending & Limits
Fiscal Policy
Federal Budget
Entitlements
Balanced Budget Constitutional Amendment
Earmarks
Presidential Line-item Veto
Gun & Property Rights
Guns & Gun Control
Gun Legislation
Ban on Bump Stocks & Assault Weapons
Right to Own Guns - Second Amendment
Gun Background Checks
Gun Violence & Homicide
National Rifle Association (NRA)
Gun Show Checks & Manufacturer Law Suits
High Capacity Amo & Gun Locks
Right to Carry a Concealed Handgun
Gun Registry
Local Gun Laws
Gun Buyback Programs
Gun Personalization
Courts, Laws & Justice
Criminal Justice System, Reform & Disparity
Death Penalty
Burning the Flag
Minority Incarceration
Judicial Discretion & Mandatory Minimum Sentencing
Cash Bail
Courts
Supreme Court
Justice Department
Criminalization of Poverty
Equal Justice
Crack v Powder Cocaine Disparity
Activist Judges
Parole and Probation
Race Sentencing Disparity
Impeachment of President
Judicial Appointments & Confirmations
Public Defender Services
Juvenile Justice
Crime Victims
Federal Marriage Amendment (FMA)
Bankruptcy Reform
Class Action Reform
Product Liability Reform
Crime, Police & Imprisonment
Death Penalty
Prisons
Crime
Minority Incarceration
Private Prisons
Criminal Justice Reform
Incarcerations
Police
Hate Crimes
Hate Crimes Legislation
Recidivism and Rehabilitation
Community-Oriented Policing
Formerly Incarcerated Individuals
Criminal Justice
Corporate Crime and Fraud
Parole and Probation
Sex Crimes & Offenders
Black Lives Matter
Human Rights
Non-Violent Crime
Youth and Gang Crime
Crime Violence Trauma
Human Trafficking
Domestic Violence
Crime Prevention
Incarcerated Women
Arrests & Prosecutions
Child Abuse And Neglect
Crimes Against Children
Victimless Crimes
Neighborhood Crime
Videotaping Criminal Interrogations
Marijuana
Marijuana
Federal Prohibition of Marijuana
Legalization of Marijuana for Medical Use
Illegal Drugs, Alcohol, Cigarettes, Gambling & Prostitution
Illegal Drugs
Drunk Driving and Highway Safety
Gambling
Metamphetamines and Opioids
Drug Prevention and Rehabilitation
Alcohol
Drinking Age
Punishments for Drug Crimes
Doping in Sports
Foreign Policy
Foreign Policy
Iran
Iran Nuclear Deal & Sanctions
Afghanistan
China
Nuclear Weapons & Non-Proliferation Treaty
Israel
Israeli and Palestinian Conflict
North Korea
State Department & Diplomacy
Iraq
Middle East
Russia
Saudi Arabia
World Leadership
Syria
Foreign Aid
Latin and Central America
Refugee Crisis
Commander in Chief
Cuba
ISIS
North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO)
Pakistan
Agent Orange Related Illness
America's Image Abroad
Anti-Ballistic Missile Treaty (ABM)
Burma
Promotion of Democracy Around World
Radical Islam
Weapons of Mass Destruction
Africa
Balkans
Cutting Off War Funding
Deadline for US Pullout
Dubai Ports Administration Purchase
Europe
Guantanamo Bay Prison (GITMO)
Loss of American Lives in Iraq
Recognition of a Palestinian State
Taliban & Radical Islamic Jihadists
Taliban, Al-Qaeda and Jihadists
Turkey and Kurds
Unilateralism
Worldwide HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria
Overseas Arms Sales
Oct. 2019 US Troop Withdrawal from Syria
Values, Religion, Family, Patriotism & Public Service
Values
Burning the Flag
Planned Parenthood & Family Planning
Euthanasia and Assisted Suicide
Religion
Family
Child Care
Public Service, Peace Corps, AmeriCorps
Cruelty to Animals
American Values
Family Values
National Service and AmeriCorps
Adoption and Foster Care
Faith-based Initiative Funding
Marriage
Equal Opportunity
Child Support
Tolerance & Political Correctness
Atheists and Agnostics
Fatherhood
Mandate Public Service
Teen Pregnancy
Military, National Defense & Veterans
Veterans
Military
Wars, Warmaking & Overseas Deployments
Defense and Military Budget
Gays Serving in the Military
Veterans' Health and Medical Care
Veterans Health Care
Sexual Assault in Military
Immigrant Military Service & Citizenship
GI Bill & Veterans' Benefits
Homeless Veterans
Military Families
Vetreran Job Retraining
Defense
ISIS
National Guard & Reserves
Veterans Funding
Missile Defense System
Walter Reed Army Medical Center Scandal
Length of Deployments
Military Pay, Medical Care and Benefits
President Ahmadinejad
Private Security like Blackwater
Reducing Military Costs
Survivor Benefits
Taliban, Al-Qaeda and Jihadists
Military Bases Overseas
Oct. 2019 US Troop Withdrawal from Syria
Congressional Military Approval
Abortion, Pro-Life & Genetic Engineering
Abortion
Planned Parenthood & Family Planning
Roe v. Wade
Pro-Life v. Pro-Choice
Women's Reproductive Health
Human and Animal Cloning
Contraception
Abortion Federal Funding
Abortion for Rape and Incest
Health Insurance Covering Birth Control
Stem Cell Research
Violence Against Women Act
Abortion Clinics & Protesters
Adoption and Foster Care
Life Beginning at Conception
Parental Consent or Notification
Partial-birth Abortions
Using Embryos in Stem Cell Research
Stem Cell Research Federal Funding
Minorities
Racism & Race Relations
Native Americans & Indigenous People
African Americans
Latino / Hispanic Americans
African American Reparations
Affirmative Action
Minority-Owned Businesses
Racial Profiling
Race Sentencing Disparity
Diversity &Tolerance
Native American Casinos
Sex & Sexuality
LGBT
Sex and Birth Control Education
Same Sex Marriage
Sexual Orientation Discrimination
Equal Rights Amendment
Civil Unions & Domestic Partnerships
Same Sex Adoptions
Homosexuality Choice or Chance
Sex Crimes & Offenders
Homosexuality as Sin
Tax Treatment of Same Sex Couples
The Military Don't Ask/Don't Tell Policy
Gender Equality
Marriage Left to States
Internet Pornography
Technology, Internet, Media, Science & Space
Internet Neutrality
Rural Internet Access
Internet
Cyber Security & 5G
Internet Privacy
Science
Research and Development
Innovation
Internet Sales Tax
5G & High Speed Broadband Deployment
Green Technology
Voter ID Laws
E-Science & Computer Technology Research
Internet Crime
Internet Divide of Rich & Poor
Internet Pornography
Media
Media Violence, Sex & Indecency
Media Ownership Concentration
Parental Blocking & Children Internet Protections
Wireless Spectrum
Banks & Finance
Financial Crisis
Financial Industry Regulation
Wall Street
Payday Loans & Predatory Lending
Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac
China Currency Manipulation
Mortgages
Sarbanes-Oxley Act
Federal Mortgage Regulation
Foreclosures
Seniors, Social Security, Medicare, Pensions
Social Security
Retired Workers
Social Security Reform
Pensions
Retirement Security
Social Security Long Term Viability
Individual Retirement Accounts and 401(k)s
Privatizing Social Security
Raising Retirement Age & Reducing Payment Levels
Social Security Means Testing
Social Security Trust Fund
Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation
Consumers & Food
Consumer Product Safety, Fraud and Protection
Food
Financial Consumer Protection
Credit Agencies
Credit Cards
Poverty, Welfare & Hunger
Welfare
Poverty
Poor Children
Low Income and Public Housing & Assistance
Rural Poverty
Hunger
Urban Poverty
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