Republican Views

Republican Views On Homeland Security

The Republican Party believes in a Homeland Security policy that response more proactively to the threats surrounding America. They believe in bringing military action against all terror-based groups and aggressors. They wish to see terrorism battled on multiple fronts and to see more collaboration between intelligence and law enforcement regarding defense and security measures. They […]

Republican Views on the Minimum Wage

In President Obama’s 2013 State of the Union address, he called to increase the minimum wage. In response to this, Senator Tom Harkin and Representative George Miller have introduced the Fair Minimum Wage Act of 2013. This act would raise the federal minimum wage from the current $7.25 to $10.10 over the course of the […]

Differences Between Democrats and Republicans

The Republican and Democratic Party have always held different beliefs on various issues, as it should be in a democracy.  However, the divide between these two parties have grown wider in the past few years, triggering constant streams of allegations, attacks, and negative vitriol against each other.  Today, the two parties not only disagree on […]

Republican Views on Education

Republican views on education involve a variety of overarching ideas. First, republicans believe in a restructuring of higher education, which would leave more students equipped for their desired fields and less working minimum wage jobs that are irrelevant to their education. Next, they believe in limiting the federal government in education. This includes getting rid […]

Republican Views on the Economy

When it comes to Economics, the Republican Party has some very adamant views. They believe that every American deserves the right to own, invest, build, and prosper. They believe that sensible business regulations are incredibly important, and that business regulations should promote confidence in the economy among both consumers and businesses. Republicans oppose any policies […]

Democratic Views

Democratic Views on Marijuana

The issue of marijuana legalization is becoming increasingly important as 2016 draws closer. While support for legalization seems to have dropped a few percentage points since 2013, Alaska, Oregon, and Washington D.C. have all legalized in the past year, medical marijuana is legal in almost half of the country, and Florida missed passing its medical […]

Democratic Views On Taxes

The Democratic Party believes in cutting taxes for the middle and lower classes and raising them for the upper class. Democratic views on taxes also include the belief that an overhaul to the tax code and system are necessary. They vehemently oppose tax cuts such as those made by George W. Bush that provide relief […]

Democratic View on Immigration

As the 2016 election draws closer, the party’s views on immigration are becoming increasingly important. With a larger and larger percentage of voters being immigrants, these policies have the ability to make or break an election. Even non-immigrants are beginning to view this as a larger issue. A recent survey by the Pew Research Center […]

Democratic Views on National Security

With ISIS at the forefront of everyone’s minds, national security has become an incredibly important issue. The current administration is being faced with a war on terror that is becoming more and more urgent. National security is an ever-evolving issue, because both the threats that face this nation and the ways that we respond to […]

Democratic Views On Military Spending

U.S. spending on military and defense has fluctuated greatly during the time between World War II and present time. Spending increased from post-WWII levels and into the Korean War, then decreased during the 1970’s. It rose during Reagan’s time in office, declined when Clinton was president, rose again under Bush, and has been cut substantially […]

Democratic Views on Abortion

The Democratic Party believes firmly in a woman’s right to decide whether or not to abort a pregnancy. The Democratic views on abortion strongly support Roe vs. Wade, and include a woman being given the right to abort a pregnancy regardless of whether or not she is able to pay for it. The party strongly […]

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Republican Views On Homeland Security

The Republican Party believes in a Homeland Security policy that response more proactively to the threats surrounding America. They believe in bringing military action against all terror-based groups and aggressors. They wish to see terrorism battled on multiple fronts and to see more collaboration between intelligence and law enforcement regarding defense and security measures. They […]

Democratic Views On Homeland Security

In today’s world, it seems like terrorists and international aggressors are looming around every corner. The Democratic Party believes that there are less aggressive ways to handle these threats than many that have been used in the past. Democratic Views on homeland security include combating terrorism without compromising the Constitution with the use of torture, […]

Republican Views on Foreign Aid

Foreign aid is an issue that is contested greatly between the parties. Republican views on foreign aid include the belief that the United States should not provide aid to other countries unless it also feeds America’s own interests or is a more economical form of peace keeping. Republicans believe that foreign aid is the equivalent […]

Republican Views on Military Spending

U.S. spending on military and defense has fluctuated greatly between World War II and today. Spending increased from post-WWII levels and into the Korean War, then decreased during the 1970’s. It rose during Reagan’s time in office, declined when Clinton was president, rose again under Bush, and has been cut substantially again under Obama. The […]

Democratic Views on Foreign Aid

This issue of foreign aid is one that is greatly contested between the parties. Democratic views on foreign aid include the belief that the United States should provide aid to disadvantaged countries. This includes raising the budget for foreign aid in order to provide further assistance to these countries and forgiving their debts to the […]

Democratic Views On Taxes

The Democratic Party believes in cutting taxes for the middle and lower classes and raising them for the upper class. Democratic views on taxes also include the belief that an overhaul to the tax code and system are necessary. They vehemently oppose tax cuts such as those made by George W. Bush that provide relief […]

Democratic Views On Military Spending

U.S. spending on military and defense has fluctuated greatly during the time between World War II and present time. Spending increased from post-WWII levels and into the Korean War, then decreased during the 1970’s. It rose during Reagan’s time in office, declined when Clinton was president, rose again under Bush, and has been cut substantially […]

Democratic Views on The Economy

There is no doubt from either party that the economy is not what it could or should be. What the parties do differ on is how the economy got where it is and how to bring it back up to par. Democrats believe that an economy can only flourish under fiscal discipline, with proper treatment […]