Thursday, May 10, 2012

Virgil Goode’s Voting Record

I have voted for the Constitution Party candidate for President in the last three general elections for President.  But I am not going to vote for their nominee this year because he seems to be just as bad or almost as bad as Rick Santorum.  Below is a partial list of unconstitutional measures that Virgil Goode voted for:

Abortion Funding

The following are DHHS appropriations bill containing Title X funding of abortions and abortion providers like Planned Parenthood:

H.R. 5006, 108th, H.R. 2660, 108th, H.R. 3061, 107th, and H.R. 3064, 106th section 130.

Civil Liberties Violations

Military Commissions Act of 2006, S 3930 and H.R. 6166, 109th
PATRIOT Act Reauthorization bill, S 2271 and H.R. 3199, 109th
Real ID Act of 2005, HR 418, 109th  
USA Patriot Act of 2001, HR 3162, 107th     

Education Power Grabs

Head Start Act of 2007, H.R. 1429, 110th
Higher Education Act Amendments and Extensions, HR 4137, 110th (more government control over and funding of colleges and universities)
College Student Relief Act of 2007, H.R. 5, 110th
Head Start Bill, HR 2210, 108th        
Ready to Teach Act of 2003, HR 2211, 108th
Higher Education Programs Authorization Extension bill, HR 6, 105th

Healthcare Power Grabs

Medicare Bill, HR 6331, 110th, to expand Medicare
Better Health Information Systems Act of 2006, (more unconstitutional “national standards” for healthcare), HR 4157, 109th
Medicare Prescription Drug bill, HR 1, 108th, to expand Medicare  
Medicare Modernization and Prescription Drug Act, HR 4954, 107th, (more Medicare expansion)      
Medicare Rx bill, HR 4680, 106th

Amtrak Reauthorization, HR 6003, 110th
Minimum Wage Increase to $7.25/hour, H.R. 5, 110th
Appropriations for the Department of Agriculture, Department of Interior, Department of Housing and Urban Development, and FDA (many votes over many years)

Second Amendment Violations

Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives, (Authorizes the Attorney General to take away the right to bear arms without due process), HR 5092, 109th

Undeclared, Unconstitutional and Preemptive/Preventative War Making

Use of Military Force Against Iraq, H J Res 114, 107th         
Authorization for Use of Military Force (in Afghanistan), H J Res 64, 107th
Continued Deployment of Forces in Kosovo Amendment, H Amdt 714, 106th, Allows the President to waive the certification requirement in the interest of national security

See more of Virgil Goode’s voting record at:

P.S.  The Libertarian Party has nominated pro-abortion rights candidate Gary Johnson for President, so I can't vote for him either.

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