| Massscorecard.org excerpts: (click on issues for details)
Indian tribes all differed; we need to view them as equals.
In Senate, worked to safeguard rights of Native Americans.
Indian reservations are not for get-rich-quick schemes.
Urban problems based on white fear & black emboldenment.
Address racism via behavioral problems in blacks & whites.
Urban future: transform; or we’ll abandon or encircle.
Answer to crime is local, not federal.
“Just Say No” is ignored by urban kids.
Urban schools have multiple problems.
Send urban kids to boarding school communities.
Controlling Mississippi River is arrogance, not technology.
Families & Children|
Women in workplace require parental leave & day care.
Urban kids need connections & family to find meaning.
Smarter workers needed to compete in global market.
Politicians seeking press is OK if not flash over substance.
National gov’t needed to balance corruption of local gov’t.
Soil erosion causes more damage than floods.
Unionize new industries; focus on quality of life.
Export unionism abroad.
Principles & Values|
Small town upbringing made him prove himself by winning.
People at “town meetings” form context for policy.
Big reforms are as hard as little reforms, so do big ones.
Tax loopholes benefit few & distort market.
Bradley’s “Fair Tax” was basis for Reagan’s 1986 Tax Reform.
Welfare & Poverty|
Cut poverty to help cities; not welfare or aff. action.