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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)
by Gov. Mitt Romney (2004)
Dreams from My Father
by Pres. Barack Obama (1996)

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2008 Third Party presidential debates and news features

 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
Budget & Economy
    Chuck Baldwin: Tar & feather might be appropriate for Wall Street.
    Bob Barr: Financial crisis requires investigation & prosecution.
    Chuck Baldwin: Wall Street “banksters” have violated the law.
    Bob Barr: Not government’s job to bail out Wall Street.
    Brian Moore: Look what capitalism is doing to our country.
    Chuck Baldwin: Opposes $700B economic bailout; can’t borrow out of debt.
    Brian Moore: Financial crisis is a sign of the failure of capitalism.
Civil Rights
    Bob Barr: Patriot Act erodes our civil liberties.
    Ralph Nader: Safeguard the Constitution; the flag can take care of itself.
    Brian Moore: Abolish every form of domination and exploitation.
    Ralph Nader: Long history of pushing for reforms to make consumers safer.
Foreign Policy
    Chuck Baldwin: Our sovereignty hangs by a very precarious thread.
Free Trade
    Bob Barr: For free trade, but pull out of NAFTA & the WTO.
    Chuck Baldwin: Impose a 10 percent tariff on goods coming into US.
Government Reform
    Ralph Nader: I believe in strong regulatory agencies.
    Ralph Nader: Big problem in politics is excessive concentration of power.
    Bob Barr: Put Constitution front & center.
Gun Control
    Chuck Baldwin: Strongly pro-life AND pro-gun rights.
Homeland Security
    Bob Barr: Supports both pre-emptive and responsive war.
    Bob Barr: Bush deceived Congress about use of Patriot Act.
    Bob Barr: Open borders to anyone who wants to cross, with screening.
    Chuck Baldwin: Shut the borders and crack down on illegal immigrants.
    Ralph Nader: Migrant workers are exploited; crack down on employers.
    Gloria La Riva: Protect full rights of undocumented immigrants.
    Brian Moore: No worker should earn more than 10 times another.
Principles & Values
    Bob Barr: Obama and McCain indistinguishable on policy positions.
    Ralph Nader: Both major parties don’t like competition.
    Bob Barr: We need a builder for this country; I am Bob the Builder.
    Brian Moore: We want a democratic society that is controlled by workers.
    Brian Moore: Don’t have a chance in hell; goal is awareness of positions.
    Chuck Baldwin: Nation is fed up than ever with politics as usual.
    Chuck Baldwin: Return the country to its constitutional structure.
    Cynthia McKinney: Running mate, Rosa Clemente, hip-hop community organizer.
Social Security
    Bob Barr: Social Security is immoral; make it voluntary.
    Chuck Baldwin: Social Security should be voluntary.
    Ralph Nader: Social Security should not be voluntary; keep community.
    Brian Moore: Eliminate the for-profit sector & redistribute monies.
War & Peace
    Ralph Nader: Take troops out of Iraq.
    Bob Barr: Iraq won’t collapse when we leave; start leaving now.
    Chuck Baldwin: War in Iraq wouldn’t happen if Constitution were followed.

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