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Favors imposition of 13
percent flat income tax, 13
percent consumption tax,
and the elimination of all
other corporate and excise
taxes. Favors targeted tax
breaks for businesses that
invest in decaying urban

Proposes forgiving all
student loans, and
guaranteeing college
education for all

Favors clean, renewable
alternative energy sources.
Staunchly anti-nuclear. As
California governor,
created clean air and water
legislation, and plans to do
the same on a national
level. Believes strongly in

All Americans would be
covered under a
government insurance
policy with no deductible.
Favors an emphasis on
prevention and cost-
cutting to reduce
overhead. Would vastly
increase spending on
Favors cutting costs,
reducing overhead and
prevention as ways of
improving access to health

Favors public works
projects such as Civilian
Conservation Corps and
transportation bill to create
jobs. Has won major union
endorsements in
Michigan, including

Would cut the defense
budget by 50 percent his
first year in office.

Pro-choice. Opposes
parental consent
restrictions and favors
public funding for
abortions. One-third of all
appointments as governor
were women. Supports
leave of absence with job
guarantee for pregnant
Pro-life. Favors legislation
that would further restrict
access to abortions. Favors
the reversal of the Roe vs.
Wade decision.

Would cut foreign aid
budget and would attempt
to level the playing field
with unfair trading
partners. Favors freezing
federal spending and
hiring as soon as he is in

Would let parents choose
what school their children
attend by providing a tax
credit for those students
who do not attend public

Is opposed to any further
government restrictions on
the environment.

Plans to protect American
jobs by imposing
restrictions on unfair
trading partners. Would
remove affirmative action

Would maintain a strong
national defense, but
would require allies to
contribute for their own
defense. Favors
restructuring of military.

Favors 50 percent cut in
capital gains tax to spur
economy. Would impose
$5,000 tax credit for first-
time home buyers. Favors
North Amercian Free
Trade Agreement as way
to stimulate economy.

Would increase funding
for head start, and impose
merit pay system for
teachers that would tie
salary to performance in
the classroom.

Proposes national energy
strategy including
increased reliance on
nuclear energy. Is opposed
to excessive
environmental regulations
that would restrict

Would reform health care
system by providing a
$3,750 tax credit for low-
income Americans for
health care. Favors
maintaining private
insurance and choice of

Would break down trade
barriers to improve
markets overseas and
grow American jobs.
Capital gains tax cuts
would increase investment
in American industry and
create new jobs.

Favors restructuring'
military to reflect changing
security needs. Favors
deep cuts in strategic
nuclear arsenals.

Pro-life. Favors the
reversal of the Roe vs.
Wade decision and
increased restrictions on

Favors a middle class tax
cut of $300 to $400
annually. Would target
capital gains tax cuts at
middle class to spur
investement. This cut
would be funded by
increased tax on wealthy.
Would impose a flat tax of
10 percent or less, abolish
all other federal taxes and
the IRS to cut waste.
Would challenge unfair
trading partners.

Would fully fund Head
start program and would
make student loans
available to all Americans.
Loans could be paid back
by service, or as
apercentage of income.
Supports improved job
training for non-college
bound students.
Would allow parents to
send children to schools of
their choice, providing tax
credits for those who
attend private and
parochial schools. Favors
comprehensive tracking
program for public school

Favors increased and
improved legislation on
clean air and water. Is
opposed to nuclear
energy, and supports
investigation into new
renewable and alternative

Would have employers
either provide health care
for employees or pay into
a payroll tax fund so they
can be covered under a
federal insurance plan.
Favors increased spending
for AIDS research,
prevention, and treatment.

Supports improved job
training for workers and
re-training workers
currently laid off to
prepare them for high-
technology jobs.

Would significantly reduce
military forces and
spending in reaction to
end of Cold War. Favors
restructuring of agenda to
provide global security.

Pro-choice. Favors parental
notice law with a judicial
bypass provision, but is
opposed to parental
consent restrictions.

Supports increased
restrictions on
environment and
sanctions on foreign
governments that do not
comply with
environmental standards.

Has not announced a
health care plan.

Favors achieving equal
employment opportunity
by eliminating affirmative
action restrictions.

Favors maintaining a
strong national defense to
make sure America is
ready to challenge any

Pro-life. Favors increased
restrictions on abortions
and the reversal of the Roe
vs. Wade decision.

Would immediately
declare economic
emergency. Favors long-
term investment credits
and new public
transportation spending to
jumpstart economy

Favors increased funding
for education, including
the Head Start program.
Supports merit pay system
for teachers, and skills
training for non-college
bound Americans.

Ardent supporter of
conservation, recycling,
and research into
alternative energy sources.
Favors phasing out fossil
fuels, and using small-
scale nuclear plants while
researching new sources.
Endorsed by most
environmental aroups.

Americans would be
covered either by an
employer, or through state
buyer groups with no
deductibles. Emphasis on
prevention and cost
control. Favors increased
funding for AIDS research.

Supports government
funding for improved job
training. New jobs would
be created under
transportation bill, and
long-term jobs would arise
from improved
manufacturing base.

Favors deep military cuts,
and the shift of the
manufacturing base from
the military to the civilian
arena. Supports
cooperation with the
newly-free eastern
European and former
Soviet states.

Pro-choice. Favors public
funding for abortions and
opposes parental consent
restrictions. Introduced
Equal Rights Amendment
in Congress in 1982 and
was its principal Senate

Continued from page 1
Cathie Bell, Deputy State
Campaign Manager of the Tsongas
Committee, said, "Paul is going to
address the future of the country and
future generations to come and our
responsibility to them and our re-
sponsibility to our country."
Tsongas will also address the en-
vironmental and educational issues

as well as the role that students play
in economic growth, the organizers
A member of the Kennedy family
may be present at the rally to intro-
duce Tsongas, Bell said.
Michigan Tsudents for Tsongas
will present Tsongas with a framed
copy of the speech given by
President Kennedy on the steps of
the Union.

What's happening in Ann Arbor today

Undergraduate Philosophy Club,
Angell Hall 2220 7-8 p.m.
Ann Arbor Committe For Detroit
Summer '92, weekly meeting 4318
Michigan Union 6:30 p.m.
Dialogue between Asian American
Men and Women, U of M Asian
American Students Coalition MLB,
rm. 2114,7:30 p.m.
Comedy Company, writers mtg, new
writers welcome, UAC offices, 2105
Michigan Union, 7:30 p.m.
I Graduate Affairs Committee, 8:15-
10:00 a.m.
American Advertising Federation,
3040 Frieze 6:00 p.m.
Environmental Action (ENACT),
weekly mtg, 1040 School of Natural
Resources, 7 p.m.
Public Relations Student Society of
America (PASSA), mandatory mtg,
2050 Frieze Building, 5:00.
Society for the Advancement of
Environmental Education, 1046
School of Natural Resources, 7:30 p.m.
Take Back the Night, weekly mtg,
Michigan League, check information
gb desk for rm, 7 ,p.m.
Undergraduate Psych Society, 2235
Angell Hall, 7:30 p.m.
U of M Sorin-Ryu Karate-Do Club,
weekly meeting, CCRB Martial Arts
rm, 8:30-9:30 p.m.
"Rethinking Advertising for the
90's: Has the Sweet Smell of Sucess
gone sour?" Clayt Wilhite, president
Wovrldidae nmm unicartiAns.

"Cluster Intermdeiates in the
Molecule Based of Solids," 1650 Dow
Lab, 4 p.m.
"The Legacy of Iraq," Lane Hall
Commons, 12:00 p.m.
Public Skating, Yost Ice Arena, 1:50
Safewalk, night-time walking service.
Sun-Thurs 8 p.m.-1:30 a.m., Fri-Sat, 8
p.m.-11:30 p.m. Stop by 102 UGLi or
call 936-1000. Also, extended hours:
Sun-Thurs 1:30-3 a.m. Stop by Angell
Hall Computing Center or call 763-
Northwalk, North Campus nighttime
team walking service. Sun-Thur 8
p.m.-1:30 a.m. Stop by 2333 Bursley or
call 763-WALK.
U-M Taekwondo Club, Monday
workout. CCRB Martial Arts Rm.
2275, 6:30-8:30 p.m.
U of M Ninjitsu Club, practice, I-M
Bldg, wrestling rm, 7-8:30 p.m.
ECB Peer Writing Tutors.'
Angell/Mason Computing Center, 7-11
Stress and Time Management,
Consultations with peer counselors
available, 3100 Michigan Union, 2-4
Undergraduate Psychology
Department, Undergraduate
psychology advising, walk-in or
appointment, K-108 West Quad, 9
a.m.-4 p.m.
Guild House Campus Ministry,
discussion group, Women's Book
Group, open group to women who wish
to discuss women's religious. social and

Continued from page 1
1990, he was pleading with the
courts in California not to impose
any limits on contributions.
"His law firm took $178,000 of
taxpayers' money to beat a contri-
bution limit initiative in 1990. So I
don't think you can take much of
what he says seriously," he said.
"You ought to be ashamed of
yourself for bringing my wife into
this. You're not worthy of
(standing on) the same platform
with my wife," Clinton added.
Clinton denied any wrongdoing,
downplayed the electability ques-
tion, and criticized both Brown and
Continued from page 1
nizer and recent Law School gradu-
ate Lisa Dedden. The rally,
Tsongas' last campaign stop in
Michigan before the primary, is the
result of two weeks' planning by
the campus group.
"The people working are really
dedicated," Dedden said of the 150
volunteers who have been working
'The people working
are really dedicated.'
- Lisa Dedden
Tsongas campaign
a table in the fishbowl and are
signed up to distribute literature
outside the polls on Tuesday. "It's
all grass roots."
The Tsongas campaign will also
be providing rides to the polls for
voters who cannot get there other-
The Clinton group, led by LSA
senior Jonathan Grossman, has been
working its fingers to the bone in
anticipation of Tuesday's primary.
"We are doing phone banks, we
are doing literature drops, we are
making position papers available,"
Grossman said. "The people work-
ing for us are really enthusiastic -
'-/ hang a . - ., n ampeC a - lti

Tsongas for their negative cam-
paigning in the race.
"The issue is that every time
I've run for office, the people who
run against me attack me person-
ally. But the fact is I win," he said.
"It's a crying shame that because
(Brown and Tsongas) read the
polls in the Chicago papers today
that I get this kind of criticism."
Tsongas was not involved in the
The nation's economic crisis
was also a topic of discussion in the
debate, a significant portion of
which was dedicated to a discussion
of the plight of American cities.
"I live in a city, Lowell,
(Mass.)," Tsongas said, answering

Korean students: 'U' needs

a question that asked what he
would to improve the decay of in-
ner cities. "And the manufacturing
base is gone. We lost a great deal,
like another city - Flint,
"But ultimately it comes back
to a manufacturing base. Without a
manufacturing base - no Illinois,
no Michigan, no Massachusetts,"
he said
Brown suggested creating 50
urban enterprise zones across the
country to stimulate urban devel-
opment through tax breaks and in-
vestment incentives tied to public
works projects and rebuilding the
nation's transportation

"We have to acknowledge that
the threat is not 5,000 miles
away," Brown said. "The adversary
is right here in our cities. We need
to go from B-2 bombers to B-2 bul-
let trains."
Clinton called for a vigorous
anti-crime and anti-drug program,
including substituting community
boot camps for jail for juvenile
The debate comes as tomor-
row's Illinois and Michigan pri-
maries draw ever closer. The candi-
dates are expected to make their fi-
nal appearances in Michigan today
before moving on to Connecticut
for next Tuesday's contest.

new departmental

by Mona Qureshi
Daily Minority Issues Reporter
Korean students at the
University have been searching for
an extensive departmental program,
citing the importance of their
culture and political stances of the
two Koreas as reasons for its
"Ann Arbor is made up of very
diverse ethnic groups. A small city
like this is a great place to grow up
and for the future to grow up," said
Tony Nam, president of the Korean
Students Association, at a panel dis-
cussion Saturday which considered
the possible reunification of the
southern Republic of Korea (ROK)
and the Democratic People's
Republic of Korea (DPRK).
He said it will cost a few million
dollars to endow a chair for a
Korean Studies department to pay
for teaching assistants and profes-
sors. "There are about 700 to 750
Koreans at the University. That's
quite a bit," Nam said.
History Prof. Rhoads Murphey,
director for the Center for South

Germany has been a strong state
since the time of Peter the Great.
But Koreans have not been so
fortunate. The odds against them
are greater," Murphey said.
He cited several Japanese inva-
sions of the Korean Peninsula as
obstacles which have hindered
Korean reunification.
Murphey also questioned the
Korean War's accomplishments, in

the Koreans themselves.
"I don't think Japan would ac-
tively prevent, nor do I think they
will promote development."
He added that the United States
may encourage reunification, but
won't play a primary role in the
Political Science Prof. Do-
Young Chang from Western
Michigan University (WMU) said,

'Ann Arbor is made up of very diverse ethnic
groups. A small city like this is a great place
to grow up and for the future to grow up.'
- Tony Nam
president, Korean Students Association

which the United States and the
United Nations attempted to
prevent the invasion of the ROK by
the communist DPRK from 1950 to
"I'm afraid the answer to that
question is essentially nothing.
In the wake of the big thaw, it
seems to me more than time for the

"More Koreans are inspired to
achieve unity as soon as possible."
Chang is also chair of the
International Relations and Asian
Politics Department at WMU.
He said Korean nationalism-
based on the similar cultures shared
by the ROK and DPRK - plays a
large role in the movement toward


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