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My cousin BillyBob, conservative Republican, and I, liberal Democrat, finally agree on something after going over Mitt Romney's political positions.

I respect and will protect a woman's right to choose.
I never really called myself pro-choice.

I like mandates. The mandates work.
I think it's unconstitutional on the 10th Amendment front.

It was not my desire to go off and serve in Vietnam.
I longed in many respects to actually be in Vietnam and be representing our country there.

I think the minimum wage ought to keep pace with inflation.
There's no question raising the minimum wage excessively causes a loss of jobs.

I will work and fight for stem cell research. In the end,
 I became persuaded that the stem cell debate was grounded in a false premise.

I'm not trying to return to Reagan-Bush.
 Ronald Reagan is my hero.

Those paying taxes and not taking government benefits should begin a process toward application for citizenship.
Amnesty only led to more people coming into the country.

I would like to have campaign spending limits.
The American people should be free to advocate for their candidates and their positions without burdensome limitations.

I believe the tax on capital gains should be zero.
It's a tax cut for fat cats.

I don't line up with the NRA.
I'm a member of the NRA.

We agree that no matter what your political beliefs are Mitt Romney agrees with you. BillyBob and I thank Mitt Romney for getting us to agree on something.

John Lucas

Originally posted to Jlukes on Sat Oct 27, 2012 at 07:04 PM PDT.

Also republished by Bending the Buzz.

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