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2008 presidential race

2009 State of the Union speech
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Gov. Sarah Palin: Booklet - Debate - Profile - Wasilla - Governor
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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

ABC News: 2008 election interviews with Charlie Gibson

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    from ABC News: 2008 election interviews with Charlie Gibson (number of quotes indicated):
  • Barack Obama (3)
  • John McCain (6)
  • Sarah Palin (12)
    OR click on an issue category below for a subset.
Foreign Policy
   Sarah Palin: Visiting injured soldiers in Germany was trip of a lifetime.
   Sarah Palin: Get Ukraine into NATO, and maybe Georgia.
Government Reform
   John McCain: Earmarks are terrible and pernicious; Palin learned that.
Health Care
   Barack Obama: Iíve got a health plan and a plan to get it implemented.
Homeland Security
   Sarah Palin: Energy is a foundation of national security.
   Sarah Palin: Only a very small percent of Islamic believers are extreme.
   Sarah Palin: Agrees with Bush Doctrine, if enough legitimate intel.
   John McCain: Clinton & Bush missed opportunities to get bin Laden.
Principles & Values
   Sarah Palin: There is a plan for this world and that plan is for good.
   John McCain: Palin has governed our largest state & 20% of USís energy.
   John McCain: Obama lacks judgment, not experience; Palin has judgment.
   Barack Obama: Key issue is McCain following Bush on war & economy.
   Barack Obama: Taking a black candidate for granted is measure of progress.
War & Peace
   Sarah Palin: Nuclear Iran is dangerous to whole world.
   Sarah Palin: Russiaís invading Georgia, unprovoked, is unacceptable.
   Sarah Palin: No new Cold War with Russia.
   Sarah Palin: Donít go to war over Georgia, but pressure Russia.
   Sarah Palin: Donít second-guess Israel if they act against nukes in Iran.
   Sarah Palin: Keep option to go into Pakistan to go after terrorists.
   John McCain: We face transcendent evil of radical Islamic extremism.
   John McCain: Obama would lose a war to win a political campaign.

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