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Alan Schlesinger on the Issues

Alan Schlesinger on Abortion

  • Pro-choice but also pro-parental consent. (Jul 2006)

Alan Schlesinger on Budget & Economy

  • National debt of $5 trillion is too burdensome on economy. (Jun 2006)

Alan Schlesinger on Civil Rights

  • Discontinue affirmative action programs. (Oct 2006)
  • Opposes affirmative action. (Jul 2006)
  • No gay marriage, but no constitutional ban. (Jul 2006)

Alan Schlesinger on Corporations

No stance on record.

Alan Schlesinger on Crime

  • Supports the federal death penalty. (Oct 2006)
  • Mandatory jail for drug pushers; but not non-violent crime. (Oct 2006)

Alan Schlesinger on Drugs

  • Medical marijuana ok; more drug treatment programs. (Oct 2006)

Alan Schlesinger on Education

  • Allow vouchers at private & parochial schools. (Oct 2006)

Alan Schlesinger on Energy & Oil

  • 1980s Excess Profits Tax caused skyrocketing oil prices. (Oct 2006)
  • Energy Bill had 3-mile LNG platform in Long Island Sound. (Oct 2006)
  • Declaration of Energy Independence: 2-tiered oil profit tax. (Oct 2006)
  • Suspend the gas tax during the driving months. (Oct 2006)
  • Encourage alternative fuels but also drill ANWR. (Oct 2006)

Alan Schlesinger on Environment

No stance on record.

Alan Schlesinger on Families & Children

No stance on record.

Alan Schlesinger on Foreign Policy

No stance on record.

Alan Schlesinger on Free Trade

  • Supports NAFTA, CAFA, GATT, and WTO. (Oct 2006)

Alan Schlesinger on Government Reform

  • Public campaign financing; but no PAC contributions. (Oct 2006)

Alan Schlesinger on Gun Control

  • Ease federal gun restrictions. (Oct 2006)

Alan Schlesinger on Health Care

  • Answer is increased competition. (Sep 2006)
  • Plan for $30 trillion in future elderly medical expenditure. (Jun 2006)

Alan Schlesinger on Homeland Security

  • Iran has 6 enriched nuclear warheads; no negotiating. (Oct 2006)
  • Torture ok; pre-emptive strikes ok; phone-tapping ok. (Oct 2006)
  • More spending on missile defense & new weapons. (Oct 2006)

Alan Schlesinger on Immigration

  • Won't cave in to the 'Amnesty Now' crowd. (Jul 2006)
  • Use National Guard & military satellites to protect borders. (Jul 2006)
  • No road to citizenship for seasonal workers. (Jul 2006)
  • Seasonal Employee Visa without road to citizenship. (Jun 2006)

Alan Schlesinger on Jobs

No stance on record.

Alan Schlesinger on Principles & Values

  • Partisanship is not the problem in Iraq, as Lieberman claims. (Oct 2006)
  • I am the sacrificial lamb. (Aug 2006)
  • Served as mayor of Derby and 6-term State Rep. (Jun 2006)

Alan Schlesinger on Social Security

  • Invest Social Security in Mortgage paper. (Sep 2006)
  • Reform without privatization. (Jul 2006)
  • Guarantee no diversion of trust fund to other expenditures. (Jun 2006)

Alan Schlesinger on Tax Reform

  • Opposes higher taxes and more wasteful spending. (Jul 2006)
  • Supports Tax Simplification. (Jun 2006)

Alan Schlesinger on War & Peace

  • Iraq needs a three-state alternative on the table. (Oct 2006)
  • 50% of troops out of Iraq by Nov. 2007. (Jul 2006)

Alan Schlesinger on Welfare & Poverty

  • Supports block grant welfare flexibility. (Oct 2006)