Day & A Dream Presents: The 2012 Election 4 Dummies Guide Cecilia Smith November 6, 2012 News, Top Posts Today’s the day folks. Election 2012 is upon as and after four years of the Obama administration, America gets the chance to once more decide on whether they want to go forward with the Democrats or usher in new change with Mitt Romney and the Republican party. After being bombarded by campaign ads, propaganda, and chatter from both sides of the political aisle; we’ve provided a quick snapshot of each candidates beliefs. We’re not telling you who to vote for but simply letting you know who stands on what side of the fence. Be informed. Vote. Tax Reform: Obama – Tax cuts for middle income and working Americans Romney – Provide tax deductions to those who purchase their own health insurance National Budget: Obama – Hold corporations and Wall Street accountable for actions. Enact and enforce clear rules for the market place. Supports bi-partisan plan to reduce the deficit Romney – Cut federal funding and reform entitlement programs. Reduce the scope of federal government. Greater fiscal power given to states Social Security: Obama – Prevent basic benefits from being slashed during the economic downturn. Romney – Find a way to continue the program without increasing taxes. Encourage Americans to create their own private accounts. Faith: Obama – Protestant Romney – Mormon Abortion: Obama – Pro Choice Romney – Pro Life Same-Sex Marriages: Obama – Approve it Romney – Ban it Healthcare: Obama – Prevent insurance companies from using preexisting conditions to raise costs. Lower health care rates Romney – Repeal Obama’s healthcare act. Create market based reforms. National Defense: Obama – Balance defense mechanisms, strengthen military alliances and partnerships Romney – Modernize the military, increase the amount of troops, and add additional funding Afghanistan: Obama – Planned withdrawal to be completed by 2014 Romney – Bring troops home in conjunction with orders from U.S. Generals Climate Control: Obama – Believes in climate change Romney – Does not believe in climate change Environment: Obama – Enact clean energy standards & explore clean energy options Romney – Opposes EPA regulation of greenhouse gases Sex in School: Obama – Believes in Sex Education Romney – Believes in abstinence only Immigration: Obama – Increase border control. Provide a legal path to citizenship for those already here. Uphold the DREAM act Romney – No driver licenses or resident tuition for immigrants Stem-Cell Research: Obama – Continue Romney – Discontinue Share this:TweetShare on Tumblr Leave a Reply Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published.CommentName* Email* Website Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.