Law School Discussion

Poll

Would you say you are?

Socialist / Communist
2 (2.6%)
Far Left
14 (18.4%)
Liberal
28 (36.8%)
Moderate
11 (14.5%)
Conservative
14 (18.4%)
Far Right
3 (3.9%)
Fascist
0 (0%)
Other
4 (5.3%)

Total Members Voted: 52

Where do you consider youself on the Political Spectrum

sarmstrong806

Where do you consider youself on the Political Spectrum
« on: June 09, 2004, 10:56:05 AM »
Lets see.

jgruber

Re: Where do you consider youself on the Political Spectrum
« Reply #1 on: June 09, 2004, 10:57:35 AM »
what's the far left if it doesn't include socialists and communists?

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Re: Where do you consider youself on the Political Spectrum
« Reply #2 on: June 09, 2004, 11:00:02 AM »
i dont really know...and i dont really care where it is on the spectrum as long as i support those who share the same views.

sarmstrong806

Re: Where do you consider youself on the Political Spectrum
« Reply #3 on: June 09, 2004, 11:00:29 AM »
I should have put left wing right wing I guess.

Re: Where do you consider youself on the Political Spectrum
« Reply #4 on: June 09, 2004, 11:02:29 AM »
I picked moderate but it's always awkward for me to choose because I am conservative on a lot of social issues (abortion, gay marriage, things like that) but liberal on financial stuff like welfare and taxes.  I usually have to vote for someone who I disagree with on a lot of things because there's no one who shares most or all of my views...

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Re: Where do you consider youself on the Political Spectrum
« Reply #5 on: June 09, 2004, 11:11:01 AM »
I picked moderate but it's always awkward for me to choose because I am conservative on a lot of social issues (abortion, gay marriage, things like that) but liberal on financial stuff like welfare and taxes.  I usually have to vote for someone who I disagree with on a lot of things because there's no one who shares most or all of my views...

I think a lot of people are that way.  I would say that I am moderate.  I think the government has too much control and is getting too big for their britches.  Taxes too high, welfare too screwed up.

Re: Where do you consider youself on the Political Spectrum
« Reply #6 on: June 09, 2004, 11:12:21 AM »
I'll have to pick moderate too then - mostly because I am just opposite of Marista :-)

I am liberal on social issues (abortion, gay marriage, legalizing drugs) but conservative on financial stuff (welfare, taxes, death tax).  I'm also pretty conservative on state's rights and 2nd amendment rights.  But I am liberal as far as the Bush War, attack of the right wing bandits, in that I don't think it should have happened and very much for the seperation of church and state...

sarmstrong806

Re: Where do you consider youself on the Political Spectrum
« Reply #7 on: June 09, 2004, 11:15:27 AM »
Probably the only issue I'm liberal on is abortion.

jgruber

Re: Where do you consider youself on the Political Spectrum
« Reply #8 on: June 09, 2004, 11:17:21 AM »
I'm other.  In fact, I was considered for the Other Party presidential candidacy

M2

Re: Where do you consider youself on the Political Spectrum
« Reply #9 on: June 09, 2004, 11:18:40 AM »
Its  ridiculous that you lumped Socialist and Communist together...that being said i dont agree with either one. They are distinct though..even if socialism was originally intended to lead to communism