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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

Speeches at Republican National Convention, Sept. 3rd-5th, 2008

Budget & Economy
   Sarah Palin: Control spending by request if possible; by veto if needed.
Civil Rights
   Mike Huckabee: I witnessed firsthand the shameful evil of racism.
   John McCain: I want schools to answer to parents and students.
Energy & Oil
   John McCain: Attack the energy problem on every front.
   Sarah Palin: Produce more of our own oil & gas, for national security.
   Sarah Palin: Gas pipeline:historyís largest private-sector infrastructure.
   Sarah Palin: More pipelines; more nukes; more coal; more alternatives.
Families & Children
   Sarah Palin: Special-needs children will have her as a friend & advocate.
Foreign Policy
   John McCain: Iím prepared for the dangerous threats in this world.
   Rudy Giuliani: No one told Obama that Russia has a veto power at the UN.
Government Reform
   John McCain: Partisan rancor isnít a cause, itís a symptom.
   John McCain: Fought corruption and the big spenders in both parties.
   John McCain: Share the credit for good ideas instead of fighting over it.
   Sarah Palin: Shook up the good-olí boys network with major ethics reform.
   Sarah Palin: Vetoed nearly half a billion dollars in wasteful spending.
Homeland Security
   John McCain: I hate war; itís terrible beyond imagination.
   Sarah Palin: Focus on fighting Al-Qaeda terrorists, not on reading rights.
   John McCain: Help workers find new jobs that wonít go away.
Principles & Values
   John McCain: I fight for Americans; I fight for you.
   John McCain: Warning to Washington crowd: Change is coming.
   John McCain: Fight to restore the pride and principles of our party.
   John McCain: America is an idea and a cause worth fighting for.
   John McCain: Iím running for president because my country saved me.
   John McCain: Serve a cause greater than yourself.
   John McCain: Iím a proud citizen of the greatest country on Earth.
   John McCain: Fight for whatís right for our country.
   Mitt Romney: Opportunity is what lets hope become reality.
   Mitt Romney: Liberals replace opportunity with dependency on government.
   Fred Thompson: Need a president who feels no need to apologize for America.
   Fred Thompson: Obama is the most liberal and inexperienced nominee ever.
   Mike Huckabee: I didnít want to wait for the government to rescue me.
   Sarah Palin: Small towns produced Harry Truman as V.P.; and produced me.
   Sarah Palin: Signed up for PTA; then ran for City Council; then Mayor.
   George W. Bush: Believe in the goodness and wisdom of the American people.
   Joseph Lieberman: Politicians are fighting each other but not for the people.
   Joseph Lieberman: Being an American before being a Democrat or a Republican.
Tax Reform
   John McCain: Double the child tax exemption from $3,500 to $7,000.
   Sarah Palin: Raising taxes hurts small business and hurts jobs.
War & Peace
   Rudy Giuliani: The Democrats rarely mentioned the 9/11 attacks at the DNC.
   George W. Bush: We need a president who understands the lessons of 9/11.

The above quotations are from Speeches at Republican National Convention, Sept. 3rd-5th, 2008.

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