"What is your political orientation" Poll

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What is your political orientation?

Extreme left
0
No votes
Left
1
3%
Moderate Left
6
15%
Independent
7
18%
Moderate Right
1
3%
Right
2
5%
Extreme Right
1
3%
Libertarian
13
33%
Technovelist's
5
13%
Other
4
10%
 
Total votes: 40
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"What is your political orientation" Poll

Post by vnatale » Sun Jul 26, 2020 12:37 pm

Note: You can choose up to four choices if you believe that they are somewhat related and better describe your political orientation.
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Re: "What is your political orientation" Poll

Post by pugchief » Sun Jul 26, 2020 1:31 pm

I used to be a Democrat when I was younger. Every internet test I have taken in the last 20 years has me pegged as a Right-leaning Libertarian, which I would say is accurate. I also chose the Technovelist option, as I almost always agree with his recent point of view on anything political, although I am not an anarcho-capitalist as he states is his true stripe.
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Re: "What is your political orientation" Poll

Post by Tortoise » Sun Jul 26, 2020 2:05 pm

I wonder what most of America’s Founding Fathers would have selected in this poll.
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Re: "What is your political orientation" Poll

Post by Hal » Sun Jul 26, 2020 2:22 pm

Tortoise wrote:
Sun Jul 26, 2020 2:05 pm
I wonder what most of America’s Founding Fathers would have selected in this poll.
Certainly not the same as the founders of Australia ;)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SXq056TJhU4

As an aside, what Presidents would be examples of Far Left or Far Right?
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Re: "What is your political orientation" Poll

Post by Mountaineer » Sun Jul 26, 2020 3:28 pm

I have a difficult time picking any of the choices so I selected other. I tend to be local and states rights, for law and order, for minimal government, for reasonable taxes, a Constitutionalist, evaluate candidates on issues important to me - best guess if nubies and on their record if incumbent, and hope my discernment capabilities are at the top of my game when it’s time to vote.

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Re: "What is your political orientation" Poll

Post by Smith1776 » Sun Jul 26, 2020 3:31 pm

I voted Libertarian... I love how Technovelist has his own political category LOL.
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Re: "What is your political orientation" Poll

Post by vnatale » Sun Jul 26, 2020 3:41 pm

Smith1776 wrote:
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I voted Libertarian... I love how Technovelist has his own political category LOL.
That's because I know he has a name for it, it's unique, and in no way do I remember its two word name. Anarchist Capitalist?

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Re: "What is your political orientation" Poll

Post by Smith1776 » Sun Jul 26, 2020 3:42 pm

vnatale wrote:
Sun Jul 26, 2020 3:41 pm
Smith1776 wrote:
Sun Jul 26, 2020 3:31 pm
I voted Libertarian... I love how Technovelist has his own political category LOL.
That's because I know he has a name for it, it's unique, and in no way do I remember its two word name. Anarchist Capitalist?

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I believe it's anarcho-capitalist! O0
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Re: "What is your political orientation" Poll

Post by vnatale » Sun Jul 26, 2020 3:45 pm

Hal wrote:
Sun Jul 26, 2020 2:22 pm
Tortoise wrote:
Sun Jul 26, 2020 2:05 pm
I wonder what most of America’s Founding Fathers would have selected in this poll.
Certainly not the same as the founders of Australia ;)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SXq056TJhU4

As an aside, what Presidents would be examples of Far Left or Far Right?
Going by today's standards?

Staring with Roosevelt - far left by any era standards.

Truman - Probably Independent

Eisenhower - Moderate Left

Kennedy - Moderate Right

Johnson - Far Left

Nixon - Moderate Left

Ford - Moderate Right

Carter - Left

Reagan - Moderate Right

Bush - Moderate Right

Clinton - Moderate Right

Bush - Right

Obama - Moderate Left

Trump - Independent, Moderate Left, Moderate Right, Right, Far Right

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Re: "What is your political orientation" Poll

Post by Smith1776 » Sun Jul 26, 2020 3:50 pm

Yaaay the graph is no longer giving the finger!
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Re: "What is your political orientation" Poll

Post by vnatale » Sun Jul 26, 2020 3:51 pm

Smith1776 wrote:
Sun Jul 26, 2020 3:50 pm
Yaaay the graph is no longer giving the finger!
The age one? NOT this one?

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Re: "What is your political orientation" Poll

Post by Smith1776 » Sun Jul 26, 2020 3:52 pm

vnatale wrote:
Sun Jul 26, 2020 3:51 pm
Smith1776 wrote:
Sun Jul 26, 2020 3:50 pm
Yaaay the graph is no longer giving the finger!
The age one? NOT this one?

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