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    Default Presidential Preference Quiz

    "Answer the following questions and we'll match your results to the (remaining) 2012 Presidential election candidates." 22 weighted questions.

    This isn't going to change anyone's mind but there might be a small surprise or two regarding relative preferences. My results gave Romney and the Republican Party a higher percentage than I would have for instance but agreeing with Obama and the Democratic party about 40% of the time seemed about right.

    Not to be shy; my scores:
    Paul 89, Romney 82, Gingrich 51, Obama 40
    Libertarian 85, Republican 72, Democratic 40, Green 30

    edited to add the link (thank you rb)

    http://www.isidewith.com/presidential-election-quiz
    Last edited by oladub; April-21-12 at 11:59 PM.

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    um, where was this?

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    Quote Originally Posted by oladub View Post
    "Answer the following questions and we'll match your results to the (remaining) 2012 Presidential election candidates." 22 weighted questions.

    This isn't going to change anyone's mind but there might be a small surprise or two regarding relative preferences. My results gave Romney and the Republican Party a higher percentage than I would have for instance but agreeing with Obama and the Democratic party about 40% of the time seemed about right.

    Not to be shy; my scores:
    Paul 89, Romney 82, Gingrich 51, Obama 40
    Libertarian 85, Republican 72, Democratic 40, Green 30
    No linky, no stinky:
    Last edited by Jimaz; April-21-12 at 11:59 PM.

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    I'm 87% with Kent Mesplay

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    Interesting oladub.

    My results: Paul 94%, Romney 85%, Wrights 73%, Gary Johnson 73%
    Libertarian 88%, Repub 77%, Dem 47%, Green 23%

    I was a bit surprised, because I put Ron Paul in the same loony category as H. Ross Perot - some good ideas in a very bad package.

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    The quiz is bunk.... My results have me voting for Romney, but I honestly could not do that even if I held my breath and wore a blindfold.



    75% Republican


    63% Libertarian

    62% Democratic

    53% Green

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    So, how come I never heard of Kent Mesplay before this test? He and Barack are just about tied for me, along with Fred Karger who I have heard of. I do not side with Mittens on any major issues (but I already knew that).

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    I'm embarrassed to say since they threw Jimmy McMillan in the mix. But screw it:

    Obama 98%
    Mitt Romney 82%
    Fred Karger 75%
    Jimmy McMillan 64%

    Democrat 98%
    Republican 62%

    Nothing there suprises me except for who is Fred Karger?

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    I'm aligned with Kent Mesplay even ahead of Obama. That was a shocker for me

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    I almost didn't take the test. I decided long ago to align my vote with Obama so haven't paid much attention to the political vitrole. Kent Mesplay came out 1st for me with Obama second. Embarrassed I have no clue who Kent Mesplay is.

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    Kent Mesplay is a Green Party presidential candidate.
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kent_Mesplay

    Presumably, you are more liberal than President Obama, particularly on green issues.

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    Quote Originally Posted by oladub View Post
    Kent Mesplay is a Green Party presidential candidate.
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kent_Mesplay

    Presumably, you are more liberal than President Obama, particularly on green issues.

    not hard to do, since Obama is very far from "liberal" anywhere else but the US. That's what happens when one party lets its extremists gain control. They'd call Reagan a liberal for wanting to raise Cap Gains to the same level as earned wages and granting amnesty to illegals. They'd call Ike and Nixon Socialists

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    Quote Originally Posted by rb336 View Post
    I'm 87% with Kent Mesplay
    Me too. And 77% with Obama. Of course, I don't know who made this quiz and what they are using to measure the various candidates' stances.

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    So, Oladub : What were the questions that aligned you with Paul?

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    Quote Originally Posted by maxx View Post
    So, Oladub : What were the questions that aligned you with Paul?
    Maxx, I had to do it over to answer your question.
    Economy 97%, Social Policy 94%, Domestic Policy 92% were the three categories above my 89/90% score for Paul. On Science and Environment, I scored higher with Obama than Paul although my total score for Obama was 40/24% the two times I took it. I was at 11% with Obama on economics. The three economic questions had to do with federal minimum wage, bank bailouts, and raising the debt ceiling. I voted no on all three and heavily weighted the last two.

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    76% Green.
    54% Libertarian
    36% Democratic
    7% Republican

    76% with Kent Mesplay
    66% with Gary Johnson
    46% Jimmy McMillan
    44% Fred KArger
    41% Ron Paul
    41% R. Lee Wrights
    36% Barack OBama
    9% Mitt Romney
    8% Newt Gingrich
    7% Buddy Roemer

    87% Domestic Policy with Kent Mesplay
    91% Foreign Policy with Gary Johnson
    75% Healthcare with Gary Johnson
    77% Immigration with Barack Obama
    95% Economy with Kent Mesplay
    90% Social with Kent Mesplay
    84% Environment with Kent Mesplay
    100% Scienece with Barack Barack Obama and Fred Karger
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    Quote Originally Posted by maxx View Post
    ... I don't know who made this quiz and what they are using to measure the various candidates' stances.
    According to DNS Frog, LinkedIn, Facebook, and other sources, Nick Boutelier is responsible for iSideWith.

    Mediashift article about iSideWith ==> "Political 'Matchmaking' Sites ElectNext, iSideWith Help Voters Decide" by Mark Hannah, March 7, 2012.

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    My iSideWith results:

    69% Kent Mesplay
    68% Barack Obama
    57% Gary Johnson
    28% Fred Karger
    20% Ron Paul
    12% Mitt Romney

    69% Green
    68% Democratic
    30% Libertarian
    2% Republican

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    Things are not going in the right direction under Obama....

    Grocery Prices Heading Higher:
    http://bottomline.msnbc.msn.com/_new...t-lingers?lite

    Retail Sales Drop For The 3rd Straight Month:
    http://money.msn.com/business-news/a...16&id=15333351

    US Companies Scaling Back Hiring Plans:
    http://money.msn.com/business-news/a...16&id=15331638

    2012 Gains Wither:
    http://money.msn.com/business-news/a...16&id=15332925

    African American Unemployment Continues To Rise:
    http://video.msnbc.msn.com/melissa-h...perry/48184135

    In June, the unemployment rate was unchanged at 8.2 percent, and the number of unemployed persons was 12.7 million.
    http://www.bls.gov/opub/ted/2012/ted_20120710.htm


    It's too bad Obama ran unchallenged for the Democrat nomination,
    because his record is terrible!



    NOT the right attitude to turn this country around:
    Obama - 'If you’ve got a business -- you didn’t build that. Somebody else made that happen'
    http://www.washingtontimes.com/blog/...ss-you-didnt-/
    Last edited by Papasito; July-16-12 at 10:19 AM. Reason: VID added at the end.

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    So you are blaming the drought that is going to cause higher grocery prices on Obama?

    How about this:
    The republicans YET AGAIN block a bill to offer TAX CREDITS to companies expanding their US payroll, and YET AGAIN refuse to get rid of the tax credits for moving jobs overseas. Why was that NOT covered in the allegedly "liberal" press? If the press were indeed liberal, that would have been the above-the-fold headline all over the country, yet it barely got a mention

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    Quote Originally Posted by Papasito View Post
    Things are not going in the right direction under Obama....

    Grocery Prices Heading Higher:
    http://bottomline.msnbc.msn.com/_new...t-lingers?lite




    Retail Sales Drop For The 3rd Straight Month:
    http://money.msn.com/business-news/a...16&id=15333351

    US Companies Scaling Back Hiring Plans:
    http://money.msn.com/business-news/a...16&id=15331638

    2012 Gains Wither:
    http://money.msn.com/business-news/a...16&id=15332925

    African American Unemployment Continues To Rise:
    http://video.msnbc.msn.com/melissa-h...perry/48184135

    In June, the unemployment rate was unchanged at 8.2 percent, and the number of unemployed persons was 12.7 million.
    http://www.bls.gov/opub/ted/2012/ted_20120710.htm


    It's too bad Obama ran unchallenged for the Democrat nomination,
    because his record is terrible!



    NOT the right attitude to turn this country around:
    Obama - 'If you’ve got a business -- you didn’t build that. Somebody else made that happen'
    http://www.washingtontimes.com/blog/...ss-you-didnt-/
    LOL !!

    You take the concept of causality to heights we have never seen before

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    Quote Originally Posted by firstandten View Post
    LOL !!

    You take the concept of causality to heights we have never seen before
    so you would say real causality is a casualty of Papasito's arguments?

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    a new version is out.
    http://www.isidewith.com

    I side with:
    Jill Stein, 76% (healthcare, foreign policy, social and immigration)
    Barack Obama, 75% (economic, environmental, social and foreign policy)
    Stewart Alexander, 61% (healthcare,, social and immigration)
    Ron Paul, 44% (domestic policy and environmental)
    Jimmy McMillan, 28% (social)
    Mitt Romney, 13% (environmental - michigan's trees ARE the right height!)
    Virgil Goode, 6%

    Michigan voters, 58%
    US voters, 57%

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    I side with:
    Mitt Romney 98%
    Ron Paul 92%
    Gary Johnson 91%
    Barack Obama 30%

    NM voters 93%
    US voters 86%

    Repubs 98%
    Libertarian 92%
    Dems 30%
    Greens 11%

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    I was somewhat surprised by my results:

    Jill Stein 90%
    Barack Obama 82%
    Stewart Alexander 75%
    Ron Paul 62%
    Mitt Romney 44%

    Greens 90%
    Dems 82%
    Libertarian 62%
    Repubs 44%

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