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The 57th United States presidential election has once again predictably narrowed down to only two realistic presidential candidates: the incumbent, President Barack Obama for the Democrats, and Gov. Mitt Romney, for the Republicans. Accordingly, we've compiled the most comprehensive database of their positions on all the topics and all the issues to assist you, the electorate, in casting your vote on November 6. Just scroll down below the introductions and click one of the 29 issues and 12 profile categories to compare the political stances and biographical data of 2012 Presidential Candidates.

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2012 Republican Presidential Nominee

Former Governor of Massachusetts
Mitt Romney

Romney's profile and positions on the issues

• Mitt Romney feels that USA should hike up military spending to 4% of the country's GDP. He also believes that the Government should increase the active duty work force by ten thousand.

• Mitt Romney stands for wire tapping mosques to keep a check on Islamic terrorists and feels that USA should stridently hike up the military investment to counter act racial jihad.

• Romney feels that USA should employ both military and diplomatic actions to win the Jihadists. He supports bringing in a global and non military effort to counter act jihad. He also told the press "I want to bring in a real strong team of people who have different backgrounds, a lot from the private sector, and I want to take on a whole series of efforts."

• He thinks that USA should not weaken Musharaff of Pakistan as they need an ally to counter act Bin Laden.

• One of the most important things that Romney regrets in life is not having joined the military even though he was eligible for the draft.

• Romney believes that the FBI should have the power to wiretap mosques and spy on new Muslims who came to reside in the country.

• He once stated, "my view is, we ought to double Guantanamo" so that the terrorist will be prevented from getting any access to lawyers.

Compare Mitt Romney and Gary Johnson on National Security
2012 Democratic Presidential Nominee

Current President of the United States
Barack Obama

Obama's profile and positions on the issues

• He voted against the original Patriot Act of 2001 and later for bills reauthorizing the act as a compromise, believing the new version is still better than what the White House originally proposed and does modestly improve the Patriot Act by strengthening civil liberty protection without sacrificing the tools that law enforcement needs to keep us safe.

• Obama wants Homeland Security money targeted more towards high-risk areas such as nuclear facilities, chemical plants and ports.

•• He introduced legislation to enhance disaster preparedness and to strengthen the security of chemical plants and drinking water security.

• He wants more quality tracking of nuclear technology and spent nuclear fuel so that it doesn't end up in terrorist hands.

• When asked to describe the Obama doctrine for the use of force when there was no security issue in the offing, he replied, "Well, we may not always have national security issues at stake, but we have moral issues at stake."

• When asked, during his presidential interview with Katie Couric of CBS News, to explain a national security situation when it was appropriate to lie to the American people, Obama was of the opinion, "I don't think it's appropriate to lie. I mean, you can put together a hypothetical where there is a national security emergency that is imminent. And you don?t want to provide, for example, the location of our troops. You don't have to lie in those situations. You simply say, "We're not answering questions."

• Barack Obama thinks that the problems of terrorism are one of the most terrible threats that the US faces.

• "The way we have to approach the problem of Islamic extremism, is we have to hunt down those who would resort to violence to move their ideology forward. We should be going after al Qaeda and those networks fiercely and effectively," stated Obama on CNN Late Edition July 13th 2008.

• Human rights and national security are complementary, stated Obama when he was questioned about whether human rights were more important than American national security.

• Laura Flanders on 11th November 2007 quoted Obama saying, "The threat that we face now is nowhere near as dire as it was in the Cold War. We shouldn?t allow our politics to be driven by the fear of terrorism."

Compare Barack Obama and Gary Johnson on National Security

Romney and Obama Issue Comparisons

   Abortion   Afghanistan   Budget   Business & Labor   Capital Punishment   China   Civil Liberties   Cuba   Economy   Education
   Energy   Environment   Foreign Affairs    Guantanamo   Gun Control   Health Care   Immigration   Iran   Israel    Marijuana   
   Minimum Wage   National Security   North Korea     
   Poverty   Prescription Drugs    Same Sex       
   Social Security   Stem Cells   Taxes          

Romney vs Obama Profile Comparisons

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