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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

2008 Democratic debate in Los Angeles, California, on on Jan. 31, 2008, the eve of Super Tuesday

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    from 2008 Democratic debate on the eve of Super Tuesday (number of quotes indicated):
  • Barack Obama (13)
  • Hillary Clinton (20)
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Families & Children
   Barack Obama: Parents should control whatís coming over the airwaves.
Government Reform
   Hillary Clinton: It took a Clinton to clean up after the first Bush.
Health Care
   Barack Obama: Against enforcement mechanism for mandating insurance.
   Hillary Clinton: Taxpayers pay for drug R&D, not drug companies.
   Hillary Clinton: Mandate insurance AND make it affordable for all.
   Barack Obama: Solve the driverís license issue with immigration reform.
   Barack Obama: Immigrants are scapegoats for high unemployment rates.
   Barack Obama: Support the DREAM Act for the children of illegal immigrants.
   Hillary Clinton: Deporting all illegal immigrants is unrealistic.
   Hillary Clinton: Illegal immigrants with driverís licenses puts them at risk.
   Hillary Clinton: Exploitation of undocumented workers drives down wages.
   Hillary Clinton: Co-sponsored comprehensive immigration reform in 2004.
Principles & Values
   Barack Obama: The Clinton years were undeniably better than the Bush years.
   Hillary Clinton: Being the president is much more than being a CEO.
   Hillary Clinton: The next president faces a stack of problems on day one.
Tax Reform
   Barack Obama: Iím not bashful about it: wealthy will pay more taxes.
   Hillary Clinton: Wealthy should go back to paying pre-Bush tax rates.
War & Peace
   Barack Obama: The Iraq war has undermined our security.
   Barack Obama: Iraq is distracting us from a host of global threats.
   Barack Obama: End the war, and end the mindset that got us into war.
   Barack Obama: We have set the bar so low in Iraq.
   Barack Obama: The Iraq war was conceptually flawed from the start.
   Barack Obama: Title of Iraq war authorization bill stated its intent.
   Hillary Clinton: Leaving 130,000 troops in Iraq is irresponsible abdication.
   Hillary Clinton: Have nearly all combat troops out in a year.
   Hillary Clinton: Withdraw one to two brigades in Iraq each month.
   Hillary Clinton: Canít leave Iraq safely without a plan.
   Hillary Clinton: Canít let the Iraqis think the US will be there forever.
   Hillary Clinton: Voted against precedent of US subordinate to UN in Iraq.
   Hillary Clinton: Iraq war authorization was not authority for preemption.
   Hillary Clinton: Told by the White House how the war resolution would be used.
   Hillary Clinton: Iraq war vote was meant to be used as coercive diplomacy.
   Hillary Clinton: Would have never diverted attention from Afghanistan.

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