This comparison examines the differences between the policies and political positions of the Democratic and Republican parties on major issues such as taxes, the role of government, entitlements (Social Security, Medicare), guncontrol, immigration, healthcare, abortion and gay rights. These two parties dominate America's political landscape but differ greatly in their philosophies and ideals.
Think government is best when smallest.
Respect liberty of the individual.
Believe in lower taxes, to strengthen local government.
Believe in order to preserve world peace, a powerful and prepared defense is essential.
Believe the free enterprise system is the key to Individual and national prosperity.
Believe in the importance of the traditional role of the family.
Involve local government in decision making progress for education.
Believe the USA operates on a higher moral plane than Iran and other dictatorships.
Think government should be all things to all people.
Take liberty from individual and send it to Washington.
Raise taxes to strengthen Federal Government.
Cut America’s defense, relying on talk and good intentions to preserve world peace.
Stifle business, especially small business, with endless regulation and red tape.
Present social programs hurting the traditional role of the family.
Dictate mandates from Federal and State Government for education.
Blame America first for nearly every international crisis.