This link is to an article in Time magazine analyzing where Bush and Kerry stand on the major issues of this election. They have done a good and succinct job of presenting the different candidates proposals for changes and programs, etc. Whatever side you're on, check it out. You may find some things that surprise you. Time Article. It also has some interesting stories about what may happen no matter who wins, as there are large groups now planning things like a complete economic boycott in protest if Bush wins the election, the legal mess that is likely to ensue on both sides, etc. It is well worth your time to read it.