Skip to comments.Calling All Freepers: What Questions Should I Ask at Democrat Debate?
Posted on 06/26/2007 10:33:23 AM PDT by RatherBiased.com
Hi everyone. I have been granted press access as a blogger at Thursday's Democrat debate. As such, I will have full access to the candidates who appear as well as their staffs.
What questions would you like me to ask them or the media?
Executive Editor NewsBusters.org
A simple yes-or-no question: “Do you want to win the war in Iraq?”
With their dismal record of enforcing existing immigration laws, what makes any one of them think they can be trusted to enforce any new legislation?
Ask what the difference between a campaign contribution and a bribe is.
Are you a socialist or a capitalist?
Why is there little use of the word “Victory” by democrats about the war on terror?
Do they think that some of the language of leading democrats is hurtful to the troops when it is so incredibly negative and over the top?
Ask them if they are sorry they cut off funds to Vietnam, thereby causing the slaughter of millions in the area.
Do laws need to be enforced? And if not, what are the purpose of having laws?
According to what they believe, it may open up a lot of fun.
If a commercial airliner is hijacked and heading to a city, refinery, or whatnot...would you give the shoot-down order?
Next year the Alternative Minimum Tax (AMT) may hit some 20+ million families - some with incomes around $40,000. Do you think that’s rich? How do you plan to eliminate this failed “soak the rich” scheme?
When does the right to life begin? When should it begin, i.e. at what developmental stage should the government extend protection of the right to life to persons who are unborn?
Do you believe the United States is a moral and just country?
When did you all stop beating your wives, asusming you’ve stopped?
Ask them if they hate the government so much (current administration) then why do they always want more of it.
If you knew we could stay in Iraq at current levels for two to three more years and suffer a steady casualty rate, but create a stable democracy in the middle east or pull out quickly and create a full-blown civil war resulting 500K to 750K dead and sanctuary for the terrorists; which would you choose?
Ask them how they sleep at night knowing people die because of what they do and say.
Should the RICO laws apply to employers who hire illegal aliens? Why or why not?
Would you give Paris Hilton a pardon?
When do you believe life begins?
Ask them how much of the funded fence has been built.
I’d like to know why we should believe that they (some of the richest, most powerful and corrupt people) will stand up for the little guy when they get into office?
Ask them, “Is there anything wrong with socialism?”
Do you wish to waive your right to an attorney and represent yourself?
“Do you support more gun-control laws?”
If you’re worried about Iraq becoming another Vietnam, why do you try to take all sorts of measures that will turn Iraq into another Vietnam?
Do you believe that our real fight against terrorism is in Afghanistan? If so, do you believe that we should stop all border incursions supplying terrorists in that region? Will you commit troops to stop Iran from supplying terrorists?
Why are you traitors?
Should homosexual activists be allowed to influence our children in public schools?
Ask them for their position on the politics of Communism.
That may get a laugh but it is a serious question in a world where Fidel Castro is on his death bed, North Korea is testing missiles, China is growing in influence, Russia is backsliding, and some advocates are pushing for Socialized Medicine for everyone in America.
Could you nominate a judge who wasn't clearly in favor of supporting Roe v. Wade?
What are your plans if Iraq becomes an Irannian vassal state?
Are you going to make fetal tissue a priority for stem cell research?
How much of an increase in the Armed Forces to you propose?
What examples can you provide as to what you going to rule out of bounds in our intelligence gathering?
Ask them how they explain the shrinking of the ice caps on Mars. How can it be that there is global warming on Mars where there are absolutely zero humans and zero suvs.
What is the difference between a human fetus and a human baby one second old?
Was the Constitution written to grant the federal government practically unlimited power or to limit it?
Outside of the Bill of Rights and the other Amendments to the Constitution, what limits, if any, does the Constitution place on the federal government?
What does “infringe” mean? What gun laws unconstitutionally infringe upon the right to keep and bear arms.
Where in the Constitution does it grant the federal government to power to:
1) regulate the gas mileage of vehicles?
2) take money from one person and give it to another?
3) form the Dept of Education?
4) form the Social Security Administration?
5) form agencies and grant them the ability to make defacto laws?
Who do you hate more, George Bush or Osama Bin Laden?
When did you stop smacking your kids around?
With so many Americans disenchanted with their government (look at the 14% congressional approval rating), how will voting for you give us the change we are looking for?
Ask about the estimated costs of their national healthcare plans. They all want to talk about the gimme-gimme stuff, but they don’t like to mention cost. None of them wants to look like either the guy with the cheapest plan (stingiest) or the most expensive plan, it should be an interesting jostle to see who can drive down the center of the road.
Hillary Clinton has often been quoted when she said that “we will take things away from people for the common good”. What is your response to that statement?
“Why do you people perpetuate the “Bush Lied” falsehood - knowing it’s a falsehood?”
How do the troups in Iraq feel when democrats say, “I support the war in Iraq, but....”
Knowing that Kennedy provided tax cuts to spur the economy and now Pres. Bush gave tax cuts and spurred the economy, why are they against tax cuts to the people who pay taxes? And why did the RATS insist that when the Pres. gave tax rebates that the rebates only went to the people who didn’t pay taxes?
Please give an example of a gun control law that you think violates the Second Amendment, and state why the law you cited violates the Second Amendment.
Why do their policies mirror socialist policies.
Ask the closet-lesbian if she knows which archived documents Sandy Berger shredded... and for what reason does she believe they were destroyed?
You’re not going to make much headway trying to attack the ‘traditional’ liberal viewpoints. What I’d try to do is drive a wedge between the liberals and the blue collar/blue dog democrats that were part of the Reagan coalition (and driven from the Republican ranks by the internationalists) by focusing on things like trade issues, job outsourcing, and country of origin labels...
That's the best one here, because it forces them onto the defensive on an issue critical to their base. Number 1A would be a question on the the negative impact of the immigration amnesty upon union labor in America.
"Why did you avoid a vote on this issue that Americans, no matter which side they take, feel is a pivotal issue and one that deserves a vote more than (fill in something the Senator did cast a vote for that is ridiculous and inconsequential compared to amnesty)?"
"Do you support the punishment given to Sandy Berger, considering that he stashed, and destroyed in many cases, secret documents that he hid in his clothes and under a construction (building?)?"
"What is your opinion of the stories earlier this year that Ted Kennedy and the KGB shared correspondence and tactics about ..."