See which presidential candidates you side with at ISideWith.com. The poll takes a while to complete, especially if you take the time to thoroughly consider your answers and rate the importance of each. When you’re done, you can compare where you stand on issues to where the candidates stand.
My political beliefs would be considered moderately Left-Wing Authoritarian.
I actually side more with the Green Party but also with Democrats on issues of education, domestic policy, economy, healthcare, and the environment, which are of more importance to me. I side slightly more with Republicans on issues of immigration, foreign policy, and social, which are of somewhat importance to me. It’s hard to find a person who is wholly Democratic or wholly Republican. I think there’s a fair amount of common ground … enough to allow us to get along, even if only on the surface. 😉
All issues considered, I side largely with Democrat presidential candidates – particularly, Bernie Sanders by 82%! I don’t want to be discriminate based on age (he’s 73 years old), but I’d be lying if I said it didn’t concern me in the least as it pertains to potential health issues.
Middle class is slipping away. To get ahead, you need a college education. To afford a college education, you either have to be “born with a silver spoon” or living in poverty. There’s something severely wrong with that! Children are our future. Education issues are important to me. I don’t like Common Core, but I do understand the logic behind it. We have to keep in mind that students today may be entering careers that haven’t even been created yet.
The Common Core focuses on developing the critical-thinking, problem-solving, and analytical skills students will need to be successful.
Economy is also a very important issue for me. Minimum wage should be raised and should be a living wage. Curious on what a living wage would be where you live? Check out this calculator. Click your state and then county to view results.
Most importantly, please educate yourselves on all issues then get out there and VOTE! Don’t base your vote off of rumors or biases. Be sure to consider ALL of the issues and where each candidate stands collectively.