22 August 2008 ~ 0 Comments

VP Candidate Joe Biden is "articulate and bright and clean and …"

Senator Joe Biden is the Democratic Vice-President Pick from Barack Obama

* Iraq: One of 77 senators who voted to authorize the war in Iraq, Biden is now a war opponent. He has co-authored a plan that calls for dividing ethnic Shiites, Sunnis and Kurds into autonomous regions and gradually reducing U.S. troop levels.
* Social Security: Opposed to privatization; favors expanding worker 401(k) accounts.
* Immigration: Opposes driver’s licenses for illegal immigrants.
* Energy: Favors a goal of 40-percent increase in fuel economy standards by 2017 and increasing investment in research for alternative energy sources to help reduce the country’s reliance on crude oil.

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