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I had to look into this one real quick. Apparently there is no evidence that stem cells from fetuses work. However adult stem cells show much promise. Allow continued research into adult stem cell applications.
Stem cells and the stem cell controversy:
Originally posted by DarthMuerte
Abortion: not illegal but not subsidized in any form
Affirmative action: no
Agricultural policy and land reform: no subsidies
Animal rights and animal testing: if we are allowed to murder babies, why would animals be protected?
Capital punishment: for murder and pedophiles
Internet censorship: none
Freedom of speech: absolute
Freedom of the press: absolute
Internet taxation: sales taxes only
Climate change policy: man made global warming is a lie
Direct democracy: no
Disarmament and nonproliferation: two separate issues
Drug policy and reform: Prohibition doesn't work
Education policy and reform: Education is not a one size fits all issue. Handle locally with state oversight
Electoral reform: Disband the electoral college. Popular vote. No winner takes all in states.
Foreign policy: Isolationism
Gay rights and gay marriage: Marriage=1man 1woman. Go with legal civil unions with equal benefits.
Gun rights and gun control: The right to keep and bare arms shall not be infringed
Health care policy and reform: Government has no business here
Immigration policy and reform: all illegals should be rounded up and deported. Legal immigration
Israeli-Palestinian conflict: Pro-Israel
Language policy: English to be national language
Medical marijuana: See drug policy
NATO expansion: Isolationism
Nuclear testing: As needed
Political corruption: Corrupt public officials get life in prison and all assets confiscate. No parole
Race relations: All persons are created equal
Science and technology policy: No subsidies
Separation of church and state: Freedom of religion is not freedom from religion
Space policy: private enterprise. No subsidies but no interference
Stem cells and the stem cell controversy: Allow continued research into adult stem cell applications.
Tax reform: Abolish all current taxation and institute the Fair Tax
Terrorism, counter-terrorism, and the War on Terrorism: A fallacy, end it
Trade: Protectionism to encourage regrowth of US industry
War: Defense only. If attacked completely annihilate attacker and all supporters of attacker
Welfare reform: 4 years lifetime maximum. During that 4 years all expenses paid including job training and child care, medical etc... Can be broken up into 2 sections 2-2 1-3, 3-1 etc... 4 years lifetime MAX.
Also, here is a list of economic issues to be explored.
Wikipedia: Economic Issues
• ► Anti-competitive behaviour
• ► Banking: No bank or financial institution may operate in more than one state. No fractional reserve banking
• ► Economic bubbles: End the fed
• ► Business failures: No business is too big to fail
• ► Child labour
• ► Child poverty
• ► Commercial crimes
• ► Corporate crime: Corporations are not people. Corporations may face their own "death penalty"
• ► Corporate scandals
• ► Corruption
• ► Debt: Repudiation and a jubilee year. Complete reset.
• ► Economic disasters
• ► Economic crises
• ► Economic inequality
• ► Energy crises
• ► Ethically disputed business practices
• ► Financial crises
• ► Housing problems
• ► Inflation: End The Fed and Fractional Reserve Banking. Use a precious metals standard
• ► Market failure
• ► Monetary hegemony: End the fed
• ► Monopoly (economics): See bank policy and apply to all businesses
• ► Offshoring: Protectionist policies
• ► Economics paradoxes
• ► Personal financial problems: Personal Responsibility
• ► Poverty
• ► Economic puzzles
• ► Recessions: End The Fed
• ► Social inequality:
• ► Stock market crashes
• ► Unemployment
• ► Urban decay
I addressed most of your issues. Some I did not address are too complicated to handle with 1-2 lines and would need their own thread.edit on 9-11-2012 by DarthMuerte because: (no reason given)