Pro: Free trade, drug legalization, drug reimportation, abortion rights, homosexual marriage rights, open immigration, free expression, free TV time for political candidates, Native American treaty rights, "One nation...indivisible", Congressional power to declare war, carbon tax, death tax, capital gains tax, taxation of dividends, balanced budgets.
Anti: Corporate tax, school prayer, handguns, farm subsidies, stadium subisides, digital piracy, home mortgage interest tax deduction, three-strikes laws, felony murder, misdemeanor manslaughter, "under God", Presidential power to declare war, 11th ammendment expansion, just about everything involving Guantanamo in the past 100 years, and welcoming our new addition: torture.
Queasily ambivalent about: The electoral college, home schooling, health insurance, search & seizure laws, zero-tolerance policing, gift tax, fetal tissue research, affirmative action, military conscription, gambling, death penalty.
“You do not make peace with your friends, you make peace with your enemies. You're already at peace with your friends.” -Yitzhak Rabin
What does that mean to me? Something about how we all have to give each other space even though we'll often dislike one another and the things we do.
I sometimes make movies, which I scatter around the internet in hopes people will watch them. You can find some of the more creative (thought highly flawed) ones in this open source archive.