George Bush, one of the candidates running for President believes thatteenagers or unmarried citizens should declare abstinence until they are surethey wish to have a baby. He believes that abortion is killing a human being,andquotes, How can you kill something with finger nails?George Bushs issues on education are similar to Al Gore. Bush believesthat schools must have clear measurable goals focused on basic skills andessential knowledge. Bush believes in stopping Funding Failure, which isfailingschools will be given a finite period to change; if they fail to do so,children oflow-income parents will have the option of transferring to another publicschoolor using their share of federal funds to pay for another option, such astutoring,charter schools and ext.. Bush believes in school safety, juvenile gun lawswill beenforced; children trapped in unsafe schools will have the option oftransferringto a safe school. The main difference between Gore and Bush is that Bushbelieves in school vouchers and Gore does not.
Bush believes in raising the illegal age of gun laws from 18-21. He saysthat it is easier for children to buy a gun at a gun show then a beer at abar. Hefeels that any child that has access to a gun at home, and that personcommits acrime with that gun that not only should the child be persecuted but also theparent. He also states that if a child commits suicide with a gun that theownerof they gun should be persecuted.
Governor Bush believes Social Security is a defining American promisethat must be kept. He will not change benefits in any way for currentretirees orthose near retirement. But to save Social Security for the next generation,he willlead a bipartisan effort to reform it by giving individuals the option ofvoluntarilyinvesting a portion of their Social Security payroll taxes in personalretirementaccounts. These accounts will earn higher rates of return and generate wealththat can be owned and passed on from parents to their children.
Governor Bush believes that roughly one-quarter of the surplus should bereturned to the people who earned it through broad tax cuts otherwise,Washington will spend it. His plan will promote economic growth and increaseaccess to the middle class by cutting high marginal rates. It will alsodouble thechild credit, eliminate the death tax, reduce the marriage penalty, andexpandEducation Savings Accounts and charitable deductions. The largest percentagecuts will go to the lowest income earners. As a result, 6 million familieswill nolonger pay federal income tax.
Category: Social Issues