Back-to-back speeches by John McCain and Barack Obama at the 99th NAACP Convention, July 2008
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from Back-to-back speeches at the 99th NAACP Convention, July 2008 (number of quotes indicated):
- Barack Obama (11)
- John McCain (11)
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Budget & Economy|
John McCain: Canít pass trillions of dollars of debt to our children.
Barack Obama: We still need corporate ethics & vigilant government.
Barack Obama: Job training for ex-offenders, to avoid return to crime.
Barack Obama: Fight for social & economic justice begins in the classroom.
John McCain: Vouchers and school choice for all.
John McCain: Pay bonuses to teachers in the most troubled schools.
John McCain: Offer more choices to those who wish to become teachers.
John McCain: Target funding to recruit top graduates as teachers.
John McCain: Direct $750 million to build virtual schools.
John McCain: Give parents easier access to obtain help for their children.
Families & Children|
Barack Obama: Parents provide guidance by turning off TV & video games.
Barack Obama: Give more help to those denied a life of dignity & respect.
Barack Obama: Guaranteed health care for anyone who needs it.
John McCain: Large tax credit for families to buy their health care.
John McCain: Raising taxes eliminates jobs.
John McCain: Produce jobs by producing Americaís own energy.
Principles & Values|
Barack Obama: We have to demand more from ourselves.
Barack Obama: Tax cut for middle class and relief to struggling homeowners.
Barack Obama: Expand the Earned Income Tax Credit.
John McCain: Double the personal tax exemption for every dependent.
War & Peace|
Barack Obama: $10 billion a month spent in Iraq should be spent in the US.
Welfare & Poverty|
Barack Obama: Still denying decent wages, good benefits, & fair treatment.
The above quotations are from Back-to-back speeches by John McCain and Barack Obama at the 99th NAACP Convention, July 2008.
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- Third debate, Hofstra U., Hempstead NY, Oct. 15, 2008
- Second debate, Belmont U., Nashville TN, Oct. 7, 2008
- V.P. debate, Washington U. in St. Louis, Oct. 2, 2008
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- Convention coverage:
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- Republican Convention, Sep. 2-4, 2008
- All the issues: McCain
- Joint apperances by McCain and Obama:
- Saddleback Civil Forum on the PresidencyAug 16, 2008
- NAACP 99th Annual Conference, July 12, 2008
- NALEO 25th Annual Conference, June 28, 2008
- Biographies & platforms: (excerpts and book reviews)
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- Why Courage Matters, by John McCain
- Faith of My Fathers: A Family Memoir, by John McCain
- The Blueprint for Change, Obama's campaign platform booklet
- Dreams From My Father, by Barack Obama
- The Audacity of Hope: Thoughts on Reclaiming the American Dream, by Barack Obama