Republican Views

Republican Party Beliefs

The Republican Party beliefs have changed a lot from its founding in Ripon, Wisconsin in 1854.  It was launched as a fundamentally left-wing political party with the primary aim of bringing down slavery in the country.  Over the years, however, the party has slowly but surely shifted to right-wing conservative beliefs, especially in the way […]

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 […]

Republican Views on Abortion

Republican views on abortion are rooted firmly in the belief that an unborn child, like any individual in this country, has an individual right to life that should not be infringed upon by others. The party adamantly believes that the rights guaranteed to all Americans in the Fourteenth Amendment apply to unborn children as well. […]

Common Arguments Against Gay Marriage

The Republican Party as a whole is against gay marriage, and faces much opposition because of this belief. Democrats and other pro-gay marriage groups throw around terms like “gay haters” and “prejudiced” in relation to Republicans who oppose extending the institution of marriage to homosexual couples. However, the Republican Party believes that it does have concrete arguments […]

Republican Views on Gay Marriage

The Republican Party stands behind a traditional definition of marriage as a legal union between one man and one woman. This belief does not come from a hatred of homosexuals, as many people try to color it, but from a belief that the institution of marriage was set up as such by our founding fathers, […]

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 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 […]

Democratic Views

Democratic Views On Social Security

Social security is a tremulous issue. As Americans live longer and longer, the sustainability of social security as a system is being questioned. Democratic views on social security revive around reinstating the system’s sustainability without privatizing or cutting back benefits, stating “Democrats believe that after a life of hard work, you earn a secure retirement. […]

Democratic Views on Gay Marriage

Same-sex marriage is becoming increasingly important in America. The up-and-coming voters put a good deal of weight on the issue, making it a topic that could make or break elections in the coming years. Democratic views on gay marriage support full equality under the law for same-sex couples. Democrats believe that gay marriage should be […]

Democratic Views on the Death Penalty

America’s opinions on the death penalty have fluctuated greatly over the years. It has been as low as 42 percent in 1966, and reached its height at 80 percent 1994. Currently, 60 percent of Americans support the death penalty. The Democratic Party is in support of the death penalty. The party’s support has diminished over […]

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 Party Beliefs

The Democratic Party was organized by Thomas Jefferson in the late 1700s. The Democratic National Committee Platform is based around a set of common beliefs that the party as a whole stands for. The platform states, “Our vision is simple. We want an America that gives all Americans the chance to live out their dreams […]

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 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 […]

Democratic Views On Global Warming

Global warming is an extremely complex political issue. First and foremost, there is political conflict regarding whether or not global warming is occurring. There are groups working to both raise alarm over the issue and to minimize the concern regarding it, making it difficult for the general population to know what and who to believe. […]

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Republicans And Voter Fraud

Overall, voter fraud is quite rare. Between the years of 2000 and 2012, there were only 867 proven cases of voter fraud in the United States. In fact, some studies have found this number to be even lower, depending on the definition of credible voter fraud. One study, which tracked all accusations of voter fraud […]

Republican Views On Affirmative Action

Affirmative Action began with a 1960’s Civil Rights movement that was created to provide equal employment and educational opportunities to groups that had been historically discriminated against. The movement first became known as Affirmative Action in 1961, when President Kennedy issued an Executive Order that directed government contractors to take “affirmative action to ensure that […]

Martin Luther King, Jr. And The Republican Party

Assertions regarding Martin Luther King, Jr.’s political affiliations are constantly circulating the internet. The National Black Republican Association uses the slogan “Martin Luther King Jr. Was A Republican” on their billboards and other advertisements, and countless Republicans have used this statement in defense of accusations regarding party racism. However, it is just these accusations that […]

Democratic Views On Affirmative Action

Affirmative Action began with a 1960’s Civil Rights movement that was created to provide equal employment and educational opportunities to groups that had been historically discriminated against. The movement first became known as Affirmative Action in 1961, when President Kennedy issued an Executive Order that directed government contractors to take “affirmative action to ensure that […]

Republican Views On Israel

Conflict over Israel has a long history. The Israel lobby has been active in the United States since approximately the 19th century. Also known as the Zionist lobby, this group of people works to influence the U.S. government in ways similar to Zionist ideology or in ways that benefit Israel and Jewish Americans alike. The […]

Democratic Views On Israel

Israel and its conflict with Palestine became a political issue in the United States long ago. The Israel lobby, also known as the Zionist lobby, has been active in the United States since approximately the 19th century. This lobby works to influence the U.S. government in ways similar to Zionist ideology or in ways that […]

Democratic Views On Global Warming

Global warming is an extremely complex political issue. First and foremost, there is political conflict regarding whether or not global warming is occurring. There are groups working to both raise alarm over the issue and to minimize the concern regarding it, making it difficult for the general population to know what and who to believe. […]

Republican Views On Global Warming

Global warming is an extremely complex political issue. First and foremost, there is political conflict regarding whether or not global warming is occurring. There are groups working to both raise alarm over the issue and to minimize the concern regarding it, making it difficult for the general population to know what and who to believe. […]

Democratic Party Beliefs

The Democratic Party was organized by Thomas Jefferson in the late 1700s. The Democratic National Committee Platform is based around a set of common beliefs that the party as a whole stands for. The platform states, “Our vision is simple. We want an America that gives all Americans the chance to live out their dreams […]

Democratic Views On Social Security

Social security is a tremulous issue. As Americans live longer and longer, the sustainability of social security as a system is being questioned. Democratic views on social security revive around reinstating the system’s sustainability without privatizing or cutting back benefits, stating “Democrats believe that after a life of hard work, you earn a secure retirement. […]