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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

Green Presidential Debate moderated by Cindy Sheehan, Jan. 13, 2008

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    from Green Presidential Debate moderated by Cindy Sheehan (number of quotes indicated):
  • Cynthia McKinney (10)
  • Ralph Nader (6)
    OR click on an issue category below for a subset.
Budget & Economy
   Cynthia McKinney: We have plenty of money for programs; itís just misallocated.
   Ralph Nader: Half of federal budget is now military spending.
Civil Rights
   Ralph Nader: Ban desecration of the Constitution; not flag desecration.
   Cynthia McKinney: Astounded at the corporate influence in Farm Bill.
   Ralph Nader: Corporations have too much control over peopleís lives.
   Ralph Nader: Corporations control government; that defines fascism.
   Cynthia McKinney: Something wrong with $38B on education & $700B on defense.
Energy & Oil
   Cynthia McKinney: Leave the oil in the soil.
   Cynthia McKinney: Add organic farming, sustainability, and GM ban to Farm Bill.
Foreign Policy
   Cynthia McKinney: Listen to advocates in Israel & Palestine, not to AIPAC.
Free Trade
   Cynthia McKinney: Repeal NAFTA & CAFTA to address immigration problems.
Government Reform
   Ralph Nader: Instant Runoff Voting makes all votes count.
Homeland Security
   Cynthia McKinney: we have not had truth about September 11.
   Cynthia McKinney: Donít give up liberty in exchange for security.
Principles & Values
   Ralph Nader: Greens focus on substance; day-&-night vs. major parties.
War & Peace
   Cynthia McKinney: Immediate withdrawal from Iraq & from rest of world.

The above quotations are from Green Presidential Debate moderated by Cindy Sheehan, Jan. 13, 2008.

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