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Distribution of answers submitted by Authoritarian voters.
Data includes total votes submitted by visitors since Apr 10, 2014. For users that answer more than once (yes we know), only their most recent answer is counted in the total results. Total percentages may not add up to exactly 100% as we allow users to submit "grey area" stances that may not be categorized into yes/no stances.
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I think all politicians need to take a serious pay cut as they dont do anything but sit around and figure out how to make themselves richer. 5 years ago from a Democrat in Alameda, CA
Cutting the salaries of overpaid government workers like Those in a Congress would be a better idea. 5 years ago from a Republican in Hatfield, PA
Not at this time. Stabilize the economy, which in turn will create more jobs, then the debt can be reduced. 5 years ago from a Democrat in Hood River, OR
Cut redundant programs that have overlapping missions and objectives. Centralize authority and command into clear channels of authority. 5 years ago from a Republican in Mechanicsburg, PA
Didn't they already try to raise taxes? It did not fix the issues in the debt in America. We need to stop spending so much money and start saving. This would fix some of these issues we are dealing wit. 5 years ago from a Democrat in Euclid, OH
Yes, and make the tax system something the average person can understand. 75,000 pages of legalese is not understandable by lawyers let alone the typical blue color worker. And make the ultra wealthy pay a percentage just the same as I do, not so many... 5 years ago from a Green in Coldwater, MI
Cut all foreign aid and take care of the people in the US, reduce immigration and require people to go through the legal avenues established. Also require those who want to live here to become US citizens. 5 years ago from a Republican in Saint Joseph, MO
Reduce the size of government AND their ability to raise taxes! So many entities have the power to raise their fair share of funding without relying on the government. America is a generous nation, and will decide what deserves funding and what... 5 years ago from a Republican in Elizabeth City, NC
Cuts need to be made judiciously. Look into areas of waste, overlapping services and better ways to accomplish goals while spending less money but still good services. 5 years ago from a Green in Rock Springs, WY
The private sector should have the opportunity to see what is going to whom in public spending and some of the overspending and fraudulent spending should be stopped! Such as the ridiculous spent on building materials and such in government buildings,... 5 years ago from a Democrat in Vancouver, WA
I think we need to have a long term spending plan and short term goals with the concept of reducing spending as revenues increase from proper revenue incentives. 5 years ago from a Republican in Las Vegas, NV