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Excerpts from Books by and about 2008 candidates
Sen. John McCain (R, AZ)
Why Courage Matters
Sen. Barack Obama(D, IL)
Dreams From My Father
Sen. Joe Biden (D, DE)
Promises to Keep
Gov. Sarah Palin (R, AK)
New Energy for Alaska
Rep. Bob Barr (L)
The Meaning of IS
Rep. Cynthia McKinney (G)
Green Party Debate
Ralph Nader (I)
The Good Fight
Alan Keyes (NAIP)
Our Character, Our Future

Sen. Hillary Clinton
It Takes A Village
Mayor Rudy Giuliani
Gov. Mike Huckabee
Character Makes A Difference
Amb. Alan Keyes
Our Character, Our Future
Rep. Ron Paul
Freedom Under Siege
Gov. Mitt Romney

(click a book cover for excerpts and a review or other books by or about the presidency from

Alaska 2006 Governor Debate series, Former Governor Tony Knowles vs. Mayor Sarah Palin, October 25th - November 3rd, 2006

The Alaska gubernatorial race included a series of debates.

Excerpts include the following debates:

  • KAKM Channel 7, moderated by public television's Michael Carey; October 25, 2006
  • BP debate, moderated by KTUU News Director John Tracy; October 30, 2006
  • Anchorage Rotary debate, moderated by trial lawyer Paul Davis; October 31, 2006
  • Radio debate on KFQD 750 AM, moderated by radio host Dan Fagan; November 2, 2006
    Click on a participant to pop-up their full list of quotations
    from Alaska 2006 Governor Debate series (number of quotes indicated):
  • Sarah Palin (12)
  • Tony Knowles (10)
    OR click on an issue category below for a subset.
   Sarah Palin: Choose life, even if her own daughter were raped.
   Tony Knowles: Support woman’s decision in cases of rape.
Civil Rights
   Sarah Palin: Prefers term “anti-rural” to “anti-Native”.
   Sarah Palin: Special legislative session on same-sex health benefits.
   Tony Knowles: No special legislative session on same-sex health benefits.
   Sarah Palin: Don’t push school boards on creationism but allow discussion.
   Sarah Palin: I believe we have a creator; and many theories of evolution.
   Tony Knowles: Keep alternatives to evolution out of classrooms.
   Tony Knowles: No politics in science; no creationism in schools.
Energy & Oil
   Tony Knowles: Qualified support of BP-Arco merger.
   Sarah Palin: Met with producers and employee groups for pipeline deal.
   Tony Knowles: Include producers & all proposals in negotiating pipeline.
Government Reform
   Sarah Palin: Attended numerous debates & did not avoid any unnecessarily.
Principles & Values
   Sarah Palin: Decries “politics as usual” of attacking opponents.
   Tony Knowles: Raise the level of conversation in political debates.
   Sarah Palin: Fight for freedom of religion and freedom of expression.
   Tony Knowles: Religious political beliefs are part of freedom of speech.
War & Peace
   Sarah Palin: We have not been attacked since 2001; so support our troops.
   Sarah Palin: I support the mission of our troops in Iraq.
   Sarah Palin: Our troops in Iraq keep us safe at home.
   Tony Knowles: We need a different strategy for this war.
   Tony Knowles: Reasons given for going to war were not justified.

The above quotations are from Alaska 2006 Governor Debate series, Former Governor Tony Knowles vs. Mayor Sarah Palin, October 25th - November 3rd, 2006.

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