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American Sikhs:

For those of you who have been watching the news recently, you will know of many of the 2016 Presidential candidates. I have a two questions: 1. Which political party do you feel is more according to Sikh belief and 2. Which candidates or candidates have you narrowed you choices to so far. I am interested to see who Sikhs seem to favor the most.

My background is Republican, but I do not know who is a good candidate according to gurmat.

Thanks!

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only people who have a chance: biden, trump, clinton, sanders, bush

likely winner: clinton

most in line with sikh ideals: sanders. he's for abortion tho

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American Sikhs:

For those of you who have been watching the news recently, you will know of many of the 2016 Presidential candidates. I have a two questions: 1. Which political party do you feel is more according to Sikh belief and 2. Which candidates or candidates have you narrowed you choices to so far. I am interested to see who Sikhs seem to favor the most.

My background is Republican, but I do not know who is a good candidate according to gurmat.

Thanks!

If we are talking about mostly Sikh ethics it is definitely Bernie Sanders; however he does support bigger government which isn't really the best because the debt is pretty high already. A lot of Republicans do have certain Sikh ideals. I'm personally going to vote for the Libertarian Party because of their sympathy to illegal immigrants.

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If we are talking about mostly Sikh ethics it is definitely Bernie Sanders; however he does support bigger government which isn't really the best because the debt is pretty high already. A lot of Republicans do have certain Sikh ideals. I'm personally going to vote for the Libertarian Party because of their sympathy to illegal immigrants.

Okay, well WHY does Bernie Sanders have the most Sikh ethics? And why the Libertarian Party? They are for marajuana legalization.

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Okay, well WHY does Bernie Sanders have the most Sikh ethics? And why the Libertarian Party? They are for marajuana legalization.

He does believe in the idea of compassion from the government; however that's not how compassion should be. But the Libertarian Party is because they believe in freedom and limited government. Do you support arresting people for medical Marijuana, or denying religious freedom to Rastafarian folk to smoke Marijuana. Also do you support meaningless war-money spend on Afghanistan and Iraq? There are many factors, but Bernie Sanders is similar to that Robin Hood idea.

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Haha you have convinced me. I like the idea of Socialism, but until welfare fraud is destroyed, that will play a big role in a Socialist society. So which libertarian are youfor? Gary Johnson?

I don't really like any of the candidates this year, I sorta wish Ron Paul was still a Libertarian member. Gary Johnson is too extreme and despite I like his ideas he couldn't do it in 4 years. Left-Libertarian is what I'm more interested in.

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I don't really like any of the candidates this year, I sorta wish Ron Paul was still a Libertarian member. Gary Johnson is too extreme and despite I like his ideas he couldn't do it in 4 years. Left-Libertarian is what I'm more interested in.

If nobody turns up, who do you figure you'll vote for? The Constitution Party is always pretty good.

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If nobody turns up, who do you figure you'll vote for? The Constitution Party is always pretty good.

It has to be between Bernie Sanders and Rand Paul. (I wish Guru Sahib himself would just establish Khalsa Raj already to be honest).

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Yeah. Rand wants to declare war on ISIS, which I can agree with because otherwise they're just going to keep killing the innocent and we're going to do nothing about it. I'm not sure on Bernie's stance on it, but I think he doesn't want a war with ISIS. Mark my words: Bernie Sanders will win, though he isn't personally my first choice.

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I don't believe there is a provision in Sikhism that states as to how a country is run. As for being 'compassionate' with tax payers monies, in my humble opinion, that is not compassion but legalized theft. Welfare is supposed to come from private individuals and organizations and not the government. People pay taxes to run the country and elected officials are supposed to do that and not play Santa Claus with other peoples money.

I believe welfare is ok however I think we can draw the line where money is provided for food and shelter as opposed to paying for someone's sex change and abortion. LOL!

I don't think Bernie Sanders stands a chance. More then likely the nomination will go to Hillary Clinton. On the GOP side i suspect Trump is going to win. As crazy as this sounds I honestly think he's going to win.

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I'm not an American. Hope you don't mind me commenting on your thread.

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Not american here but Trump looks like the worst possible person to put in charge. I know very little about politics but from what I gathered he is really something.

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Kira,

Don't let the media decide for you who is good and who isn't. Educate yourself on the issues and you'll understand where the candidates are coming from. Love him or hate him, Trump is talking about issues that no other candidates want to talk about. One thing for sure, there is no doubt he loves his country. The others appear to be just professional politicians, except maybe Sanders.

If Jeb Bush gets the nomination, I believe the GOP will lose.

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