This is a game of GUESS THE LIBERAL. Read the votes below and see if you can guess who the liberal is who casted all of the following votes. Hint: this particular liberal is fairly prominent in the national news and mainstream media. If you watch at all you hear this liberal’s name every day right now.
I have selected a SMALL sub-set of this liberal’s liberal votes. There are far, far more and they are all cross referenced and linked to voting history! … as you will see under the link provided below.
The answer is at the very bottom of this post. BUT DONT CHEAT!
Make sure to scan all these votes and guess the liberal before you look at the answer.
★Defense and Foreign Policy
-Voted to allow the sale of supercomputers to China.
-Voted to ban antipersonnel landmines
-Voted to require that Federal bureaucrats get the same payraises as uniformed military.
-Voted to allow food and medicine sales to state sponsors of terror and tyranical regimes such as Libya and Cuba.
-Voted to give $25 million in foreign aid to North Korea
-Voted against the Conventional Trident Missile Program
-Voted for Richard Paez to the 9th Curcuit (cloture)
-Voted for Sonia Sotomayor, Circuit Judge (<— WOW!!!)
-Voted for Richard Holbrooke to be Ambassador to the UN
-Voted for Mary McLaughlin to be District Judge
-Voted against National Right to Work Act
-Voted against Repal of Davis-Bacon Prevailing union wages
-Voted for mandatory Federal child care funding
-Voted for Job Corps funding
-Voted twice in support of Fedex Unionization
-Voted against allowing a waiver of Davis-Bacon in emergency situations.
-Voted for minimum wage increases six times
-Voted to require a union representative on an IRS oversight board.
-Voted to exempt IRS union representative from criminal ethics laws.
-Voted against creating independent Board of Governors to investigate IRS abuses.
-Voted to require pawn shops to do background checks on people who pawn a gun.
-Voted twice to make it illegal to sell a gun without a secure storage or safety device
-Voted for a Federal ban on possession of “assault weapons” by those under 18.
-Voted for Federal funding for anti-gun education programs in schools.
-Voted for anti-gun juvenile justice bill.
-Voted twice for a Congressional payraise.
-Voted for the Specter “backup plan” to allow campaign finance reform to survive if portions of the bill were found unconstitutional.
-Voted to mandate discounted broadcast times for politicians.
-Voted for a McCain amendment to require State and local campaign committees to report all campaign contributions to the FEC and to require all campaign contributions to be reported to the FEC within 24 hours within 90 days of an election.
-Voted against increasing the number of immigration investigators
-Voted to allow illegal immigrants to receive the earned income credit before becoming citizens
-Voted to give SSI benefits to legal aliens.
-Voted to give welfare benefits to naturalized citizens without regard to to the earnings of their sponsors.
-Voted against hiring an additional 1,000 border partrol agents, paid for by reductions in state grants.
-Voted against a flat tax.
-Voted twice for internet taxes.
-Voted to allow gas tax revenues to be used to subsidize Amtrak.
-Voted to strike marriage penalty tax relief and instead provide fines on tobacco companies.
-Voted against repealing the Clinton 4.3 cent gas tax increase.
-Voted to increase taxes by $2.3 billion to pay for an Amtrak trust fund.
-Voted to allow welfare to a minor who had a child out of wedlock and who resided with an adult who was on welfare within the previous two years.
-Voted to increase taxes by $9.4 billion to pay for a $9.4 billion increase in student loans.
-Voted against food stamp reform
-Voted against Medicaid reform
-Voted against TANF reform
-Voted to increase the Social Services Block Grant from $1 billion to $2 billion
-Voted for $2 billion for low income heating assistance.
-Sponsored An amendment to increase Amtrak funds by $550 million
-Voted to increase NIH funding by $1.6 billion.
-Voted to increase NIH funding by $700 million
-Voted to for a $2 million earmark to renovate the Vulcan Monument (AL)
-Voted for a $1 billion bailout for the steel industry
-Voted against requiring that highway earmarks would come out of a state’s highway allocation
-Voted to allow Market Access Program funds to go to foreign companies.
-Voted against transferring $20 million from Americorps to veterans.
-Voted for the $140 billion asbestos compensation bill.
-Voted to increase community development programs by $2 billion.
★Spending and Entitlements
-Voted against paying off the debt ($5.6 trillion at the time) within 30 years.
-Voted to give $18 billion to the IMF.
-Voted to raid Social Security instead of using surpluses to pay down the debt.
-Voted to allow states to impose health care mandates that are stricter than proposed new Federal mandates, but not weaker.
-Voted twice for Federal mental health parity mandates in health insurance.
-Voted against a allow consumers the option to purchase a plan outside the parity mandate.
-Voted to increase spending for the Department of Education by $3.1 billion.
-Voted against requiring courts to consider the impact of IDEA awards on a local school district.
-Voted for taxpayer funding of the National Endowment for the Arts.
-Voted against a 10% cut in the budget for National Endowment for the Arts.
-Voted for a Schumer amendment to make the debts of pro-life demonstrators not dischargeable in bankruptcy.
The name of this liberal is RICK SANTORUM.