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The U.S. Political Spectrum
by Vaughn Aubuchon

This page presents the U.S. political spectrum as a linear progression from left to right.

The Money Tree

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The U.S. Political Spectrum

In most cases, your POLITICS are determined
by how much MONEY you have.

DEMOCRATS
Progressive
Subject
REPUBLICANS
Conservative

Choice - Roe vs. Wade.
Compassion for facts.
NOT determined by religion.

1. Abortion

No abortion for rape or incest.
Uncaring rabid dogma.
Religious suppression of others.

Gun control is needed.
Gun violence is out of control.

2. Gun
Control

More guns for all.
NRA lunatic Wayne LaPierre

Same sex marriage is OK.
Gay is NOT a choice.

3. Gay Marriage

Against same-sex marriage.
Suppress, convert the gays.

Gay is determined at birth.
It's in the DNA.

Gay is a choice.
Pray away the gay.

Recognize data,
concede the scientific facts.

4. Global
Warming

Climate change deniers.
Humans not responsible.

Trend of continuing legalization.

5. Medical Marijuana

Total lack of compassion.
Consumed by drug war.

Other Issues, Positions

DEMOCRATS
Progressive
Subject
REPUBLICANS
Conservative

Curiosity is highly regarded.
Facts and truth must prevail.

Education

Curiosity is discouraged.
Texas textbooks = DUMB!

Support for public education.

De-fund and abandon
public education.

In general, outward-facing,
ocean-touching states.
Arizona, New Mexico exceptions.

Location

In general, the southern states.
"If you ain't from Texas, you ain't sh|t."
(I was told this by several Texans.)
The thing is, they really believe it.

MSNBC, PBS
Equality for all.

Media

FOX News
Equality for the rich few.

Democracy, majority rule.

Philosophy

Authoritarian rule, plutocracy.

The greatest good for the
greatest number of people.

The greatest good for the rich few.

Younger citizens want
change for the better.

Older, rich citizens want
no change at all.

Legalize marijuana.
Amnesty.
Release nonviolent offenders.

Prison

War on drugs.
Lock everybody up.
USA = Highest incarceration.

No wholesale snooping.
No executive orders.

Privacy

Patriot act - spying on citizens
Illegal wiretaps.

Reinstate Glass-Steagall
Fairness should prevail.

Economic
Regulation

Eliminate costly regulation.
(Costly for whom?)

Remember Robber Barons?
J.P. Morgan, A. Carnegie, John D. Rockefeller, Standard Oil

Let the banks run wild.
Let Wall Street rule.
Let the Koch brothers rule.

Intellectual curiosity is valued.
Atheist, agnostic not evil.
Evolution is a fact.

Religion

Tradition rules over all.
Dogma only, no facts needed.
Creationism, "I'm right."

Freedom FROM religion
is true religious freedom.
Do you want Sharia law?

Religious
Freedom

Freedom to IMPOSE MY RELIGION upon others, since what I believe is correct. ALL others are WRONG.

Facts good, new ideas good.
Truth as arbiter.

Science

Superstition, old beliefs good.
Special interests as arbiter.

Fair middle class taxation.
Equality of taxation.
Tax the rich.

Taxation

Tax the middle class heavily.
Huge tax breaks for the rich.
Tax the poor.

Worker protection.
Collective bargaining helpful.
Screw Scott Walker.

Unions

Screw the poor.
Make unions illegal.
Scott Walker rules.

Minimum wage.

No minimum wage.

End the many undeclared wars
we wage around the world.

War

Congress bypassed, executive usurpation (Bush).
War on demand, false reasons.

No special interests.
IKE - M/I complex warning
Largest arms manufacturer.

Private war - Blackwater.
The gravy train must not stop.
No-bid contracts - Halliburton.

NO torture.
Torture created ISIS.
Connect the dots.

Torture is OK.
Geneva Convention trashed.
Dozens of
secret prisons.

Egalitarian.
Truth makes right.
Live and let live.
Multiple philosophies.

World View

Racist.
Might makes right.
Country first, right or wrong.
"My way, or the highway."
.

My Liberal Bias

The Repugnacans
are subverting
the will and best interests
of the majority.

The
Righteous
Right

ALL FOX News
O'Reilly and Hannity,
Coulter, Kelly, Krystal, Murdock

SCOTUS DUDS
Scalia, Thomas, Alito, Roberts
.

Takers

Repugnant Politicians
Bachman, Boehner, Boulton, Bush, Carson, Christie, Cruz, Huckabee, Palin, Paul, Perry, Rubio, Santorum, Trump, Walker
.

Neocons of the Past

MFFU
Me First Eff You

Neocon War Criminals
Bush and Cheney,
Abrams, Ashcroft, Feith, Gonzales, Rice, Rove, Rumsfeld, Tenet, Wolfowitz
.




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