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General: If you could ask the Republican presidential candidates one question they haven’t answered so far, what would it be?

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With 50% of the population baby boomers on Medicare & Social Security, & 25% of the population are children in Schools, how do plan on restoring the economy & Jobs to the 25% of the working population without health insurance, collecting reduced wages, and with 10% unemployment due to outsourced jobs overseas?

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Irene Hendricks
1211
THE VILLAGES, FL

How can you call yourself a conservative when you advocate government intrusion in what should be a woman's private decisions about her health and her body? I thought conservatives were for less government intrusion and more individual freedom. Are you only "conservative" when it comes to denying help to the poor?

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Spencer Schein
2457
Lynbrook, CA

Do you believe that the Courts have a primary mission to protect the minority (even one) from the majority?

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Alain Morin
PTU - Providence Teachers Union
Attleboro, MA

I would have a request, Before any of the candidates push for any laws or changes to "benefit" the working America, creating issues with concerns on medical benefits or health, I would ask the candidates to live and or work in the envirement they are so sure they have a solution for. I don't mean spend an hour or two, I want a TRUE life experience for them so they might better understand how their beliefs of causes will truly impact others. If they have not experienced living and working with a severly disabled person, they should not presume to have an answer for the educators, caregivers or family.

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Debby Dodd
AFT Renton
Kent, WA

What would you do to ensure your great granchildren could enjoy as good an environment or better than todays?

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Victoria Saulys
00604
Lemont, IL

How is any person without a job or working at subsistence levels of pay, without political clout in this country, going to benefit by your election?

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Ron Giranio
CTU Local1
Chicago, IL

How will restricting women's access to health care benefit the country?

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Florence Friedman
UFT
Guttenberg, NJ

When you become President of the United States, will you ensure that an investigation is done and convictions gotten on those who allowed and were involved with the Wall Street, Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, Lehman Brothers and Bear Sterns collapse, since Obama and the Democrats haven't?

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John Wilson
6732
Lake Oswego, OR

For Mr. Romney: You claim you know what President Obama ought to be doing to improve our situation. Why don't you just go ahead and tell him? You won't help us unless we elect you?

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M. Shaw
Dallas, TX

What are you going to do about global warming?

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Cathy Reich
Superior Classified
Superior, MT

You are opposed to the Affordable Health Care Act. How would you change it and still maintain health care coverage for all US citizens? It isn't acceptable to deny health services including contraception to US citizens who aren't fortunate enough to have adequate coverage and / or financial resources.

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Maxine Knisley
NYSUT RC 43
Sebastian, FL

Why do you hate women? Why do you want to do everything possible to demean us? Why are you against birth control, and want to nuke Planned Parenthood? Why are you on board with insurance companies covering Viagra but not birth control pills? When did you lose your common sense?

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Virginia Benson
dallas, TX

Do you believe a democracy requires a clear, strong public (primary yrs) education system for it's citizenry ? Do you have a specific vision around the public role ? Do you think a strong stable system can be built from a collection of independent local governments ?

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Daun Kauffman
PFT
Philadelphia, PA

What is your vision for our youth and what role does education play in achieving that vision?

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Luis Tovar
Edinburg, TX

Ask Yourself " WHO DO I WORK FOR"? You are an "employee of the people of the United States. ASK YOURSELF " Am I acting in the very best interests of ALL the people of this country" or am I out for personal gain and power? If you cannot answer either of these questions honestly and in a positive way you DESERVE to be FIRED!

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Timothy Heggaton
Pasco County School Employees
Weeki Wachee, FL

What do you see is the single most important factor affecting education and how do you plan to support teachers rights and reputations through legislation? Also, what is your position on animal rights and what is your plan to prevent animal cruelly? How can you contribute to the protection of our first amendment rights to expose cruelty when it occurs (ex. factory farms and experimentation) at a time when that right is under extreme threat throughout the Union?

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Regina Milano
WHFT
West Haven, CT

Why does your party hate women, minorities and the poor so much?

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Vincent Newman
BTU
Hollywood, FL

How can we beat Obama? This nonsense of free handouts to every person crying for a handout has got to stop. Support yourselves!

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Alesia Kennerson
A&R
New Hartford, CT

What are their views on distance education in k-12? Will they support funding for flipped classroom instruction?

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Esther Bonafoux Rivera
Trujillo Alto, PR

What are your plans to audit the fed?

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jeanne devincent
wv
morgantown, WV

What is your definition of a "good" teacher?

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Reinhard Klein
Albuquerque
Albuquerque, NM

What are you going to do to help people with Social Security and Medicare? All we hear is that they are running out of money. People are in need for these benefits because they have worked for them, not just the retired but also the people in their early 50's. not just people over 55. They do not have the time to save for all of the expenses needed just for living in old age. The retired teachers in Texas have not had a raise for 10 years. Governor Perry and his legislature need to realize if they were not so selfish, they could arrange for the retired teachers to get a raise in their pensions.

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Zelda Hentschel
San Antonio Texas
Helotes, TX

How inconcionable of Republicans to support the construction of a pipeline to carry oil from Canada's tar sand deposits to Louisiana for refining to only turn around and ship it out of our country and sell it abroad? Furthermore, any oil recovered within the boundaries of the U.S. should not be aloud to be refined and sold to China, India or any other developing country. It should be used exclusively to top off the strategic reserve and be released periodically to stablilize the price of oil within the U.S.

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Steve Plummer
Hamilton, OH

What are you going to do to Social Security and Medicare?

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Erwin brinkman
#1
Chicago, IL

Except for Congressman Ron Paul, most of the Republican candidates seem to be pushing hard for the US to strike against Iran's nuclear facilities. If you did this and we became engaged in another protracted war in the Middle East, how do you propose to pay for this so that the Federal deficit does not continue to grow?

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David M Byler
Faculty Federation of the Community College of Philadelphia
Wallingford, PA

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