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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

IAFF Presidential Forum, March 14, 2007
(International Association of Fire Fighters)

   Hillary Clinton: Companies get rewarded with hard-working people left hanging.
Energy & Oil
   Barack Obama: Stop sending $800M a day to Mideast dictators for oil.
   Jim Gilmore: Energy independence nuclear, additional drilling & biomass.
Free Trade
   Duncan Hunter: China is cheating on trade; junk our bad China trade deals.
Homeland Security
   Barack Obama: Get first responders the healthcare and equipment they need.
   Barack Obama: Comprehensive plan for our veterans healthcare.
   Chris Dodd: Give troops & first responders everything they need.
   Chuck Hagel: Pay attention to 2B people in poverty, or terrorists will.
   Duncan Hunter: Arsenal of democracy is leaving our shores.
   Hillary Clinton: Fund first responders with extra $1.7 billion.
   John Edwards: End $250 registration fee for veterans getting healthcare.
   Sam Brownback: Increase legal immigrants & build a fence on Mexican border.
   Bill Richardson: Tax credit for creating jobs paying over the prevailing wage.
   Bill Richardson: Increase the minimum wage to $7.50.
   Chris Dodd: Vibrant labor movement built the American middle class.
   Joe Biden: Bush tries to strip away 100 years of labor progress.
   John Edwards: Grow the union movement; unions made great jobs great.
Principles & Values
   Barack Obama: Washington can change if we say: Yes we can.
Social Security
   Chuck Hagel: Do not alter government workers’ pension plans.
Tax Reform
   Duncan Hunter: Alternative minimum tax is creeping up & must be reformed.
   Hillary Clinton: Cut alternative minimum tax, not billionaire tax cuts.
   Joe Biden: Eliminate the tax cut just for those people in the top 1%.
   Hillary Clinton: Fight for interoperable communications for first responders.
   John McCain: Provide unused spectrum to emergency officials.
War & Peace
   Barack Obama: Withdraw gradually and keep some troops in Iraq region.
   Chuck Hagel: Soldiers in Iraq deserve a policy worthy of their sacrifice.
   Hillary Clinton: If Bush doesn’t end Iraq war, when I’m president, I will.
   Jim Gilmore: No pullout on a date certain; support the surge.
   John McCain: War in Iraq has not gone well: dire but not hopeless.
   John McCain: Al Qaeda may take over Iraqi oilwells.
   Sam Brownback: Islamic fascists want US out and caliphate in.

The above quotations are from IAFF Presidential Forum, March 14, 2007
(International Association of Fire Fighters).

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