You know you are a liberal like me when
You believe health care is a right
You are willing to pay a little more for your healthcare if everyone can get healthcare
You want some form of public option
You believe that we rushed to war in Iraq
You think that 4,500 plus dead American soldiers and 65,000 wounded is a grave sacrifice
You think that 100,000 dead Iraq citizens is awful
You believe that wounded soldiers should have the best health care money can buy at the VA and anywhere else they choose.
You believe a returning soldier should receive educational benefits
You believe a returning soldier should be given employment preferences
You believe that George Bush should have ended the war he started
You believe that Cheney is Darth Vader
You believe Carl Rove is a liar
You believe that Fox News is an arm of the Republican Party, no, maybe the ultra conservative arm of the party.
You think Glenn Beck is misguided at best delusional at worst.
You can’t get over the fact that Rush was caught with Oxycontin and VIAGRA. Who in their right mind would find him attractive?
You watch NBC, CNN, PBS, ABC, CBS, MSNBC never Fox News
You want Guantanamo closed
You believe torture does not work just as John Mc Cain said
You believe that Sara Palin cost John Mc Cain the election
You want Sara Palin to run for president
You think Republicans in Congress are obstructionists
You think that CEO s of failed companies should not get golden parachutes
You believe that Wall Street needs regulation
You believe that workers for successful companies should share in the profits, not just the CEOs
You believe that Unions do good most of the time
You believe in a living wage
You believe that the born are as important as the unborn
You believe that an expectant mother deserves the best healthcare even if she cannot afford it
You work in a helping profession.
You respect those who work hard but who may need food stamps
You reject stereotypes
You think community is as important and survival of the fittest
You want to make it hard for criminals to get firearms even if it inconveniences good folks trying to buy weapons.
You feel you can defend yourself without using a gun.
You don’t drink a lot of beer but drink too much scotch because it has less carbos.
You love Rachel Madow
You believe in live and let live
You love your gay daughter or son or friend.
You believe gays should be able to adopt
You believe that civil unions are a good thing
You believe marriage rules are up to the church you attend.
You encourage your child to be a teacher
You believe in a public education for all
You believe in the separation of church and state
You believe that separation helps religion
You believe in God but don’t think everyone has to
You believe that life in prison not the death penalty
You know as I do from working in a prison that the death penalty is NOT a deterrent
You believe in swift justice and appropriate punishment
You hate abortion but not the women who out of despair or illness have them
You believe that drug addiction is a disease.
You believe that condoms can help prevent AIDS
You believe in social justice, fairness and helping the poor, the downtrodden, the disabled and the weak.
You believe in evolution
You believe global warming exists
You back stem cell research
You believe that the middleclass is the backbone of this society
You are concerned about the working poor
You believe that the rich owe their success to the middleclass
You believe that Gates and Buffet are rich men with a conscience
You believe as Bill Gates’ father does that the inheritance tax for very wealthy people is good not bad.
You think a progressive tax system can work but you want loopholes closed
You believe that Obama is a citizen of the United States
You believe he is an honest man
You believe he is an intelligent man
You believe words can make a difference
You believe that calling the President a socialist is ridiculous.
You do not believe that the President is a racist
You like the Beach Boys music as I do but hate their politics