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Books by and about 2012 presidential nominees
Do Not Ask What Good We Do
about Rep. Paul Ryan (2012)
The Path to Prosperity
by Rep. Paul Ryan (2012)
Ten Letters
about Pres. Barack Obama (2011)
A Life of Trial and Redemption
about V.P. Joe Biden (2010)
No Apology
by Gov. Mitt Romney (2010)
Young Guns
by Rep. Paul Ryan et al (2010)
The Path to Prosperity
by Rep. Paul Ryan (2012)
Promises to Keep
by Vice Pres. Joe Biden (2007)
The Audacity of Hope
by Pres. Barack Obama (2006)
Turnaround
by Gov. Mitt Romney (2004)
Dreams from My Father
by Pres. Barack Obama (1996)

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National Platform of the Libertarian Party, Adopted July 2000


Click here for 37 full quotes from Libertarian Party in the book 2000 Libertarian Party Platform.
OR click on an issue category below for a subset.
 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
Abortion
    Abortion is a woman’s choice and does not concern the state.
Budget & Economy
    Reduce taxes, spending, and eliminate controls on trade.
    Abolish all regulation of banks in favor of free market.
    Pass constitutional amendment requiring a balanced budget.
Civil Rights
    Repeal all laws against homosexuality.
    Right to complete freedom of expression includes pornography.
    Redress the wrongs of the U.S. towards the Indians.
Crime
    Encourage private efforts to fight crime.
    Allow drugs, alcohol, prostitution, gambling, and suicide.
    Strengthen, not reduce, the rights of the accused.
Drugs
    The war on drugs threatens individual liberties.
Education
    Separation of education and State.
    End compulsory busing & compulsory education.
    The state should stay out of education.
    Treat private school funding the same as public schools.
Environment
    The parties responsible for pollution should be held liable.
Families & Children
    Keep families free from government intrusion.
Foreign Policy
    Tyranny around the world must be condemned.
    No U.S. intervention in the affairs of other countries.
Free Trade
    Prosperity will come from unrestricted free markets.
    Abolish all trade barriers and agreements.
    Abolish all trade barriers and trade agreements.
Government Reform
    The government should keep “hands off” the economy.
    Abolish the Department of Energy.
Gun Control
    Repeal all gun control laws and regulation of weapons.
Health Care
    Government should not be in the health insurance business.
Homeland Security
    Oppose any form of national service.
    Eliminate nuclear weapons & bring all U.S. troops home.
Immigration
    Eliminate all restrictions on immigration.
Jobs
    Union activity by choice only.
    No welfare & no restrictions on work.
Principles & Values
    Encourage individual freedom without government interference.
    Church and state should be completely separate.
    No taxation or regulation of private property.
Social Security
    Privatize Social Security.
Tax Reform
    Repeal all income taxes, & the 16th Amendment.
War & Peace
    Eliminate intervention by US abroad.


The above quotations are from National Platform of the Libertarian Party, Adopted July 2000.

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