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Books by and about 2012 presidential nominees
Do Not Ask What Good We Do
about Rep. Paul Ryan (2012)
The Path to Prosperity
by Rep. Paul Ryan (2012)
Ten Letters
about Pres. Barack Obama (2011)
A Life of Trial and Redemption
about V.P. Joe Biden (2010)
No Apology
by Gov. Mitt Romney (2010)
Young Guns
by Rep. Paul Ryan et al (2010)
The Path to Prosperity
by Rep. Paul Ryan (2012)
Promises to Keep
by Vice Pres. Joe Biden (2007)
The Audacity of Hope
by Pres. Barack Obama (2006)
Turnaround
by Gov. Mitt Romney (2004)
Dreams from My Father
by Pres. Barack Obama (1996)

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Club for Growth 2012 Presidential White Papers


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Budget & Economy
    Gary Johnson: Opposed TARP, stimulus & Fannie Mae bailout.
Education
    Gary Johnson: Give every student in New Mexico vouchers worth $3,500.
    Michele Bachmann: Education tax credits for tuition at private schools.
    Rick Santorum: 2001: Keep Department of Education; 2012: it's unnecessary.
    Tim Pawlenty: Pro-school choice policies; including pro-charter laws.
Energy & Oil
    Gary Johnson: No cap-and-trade; no taxing carbon emissions.
Free Trade
    Rick Perry: NAFTA is largest job stimulus of the decade.
    Gary Johnson: No tariffs, no restrictions; but no corporatism.
    Michele Bachmann: Votes for free trade, but also "Buy American" requirements.
    Jon Huntsman: Establish a Free Trade Area of the Americas.
    Ron Paul: No embargoes & no tariffs; but no NAFTA too.
    Rick Santorum: 1993: Voted against NAFTA because it hurt PA industries.
    Herman Cain: 1993: Favored GATT; trade is not a zero-sum game.
    Newt Gingrich: Supported NAFTA, GATT, WTO, and MFN.
Government Reform
    Rick Perry: McCain-Feingold unconstitutionally restricts of free speech.
    Gary Johnson: "Governor No": 742 total vetoes of bills over two terms.
    Gary Johnson: 1996 tort reform: limit punitive damage awards.
    Gary Johnson: Unlimited campaign contributions by corporations.
    Michele Bachmann: Block criminal penalties of McCain-Feingold campaign finance.
    Jon Huntsman: Cap campaign contributions; they lead to political mischief.
    Mitt Romney: 1994: campaign spending limits and the abolition of PACs.
    Mitt Romney: 2002: publicly fund campaigns; 2008: repeal McCain-Feingold.
    Rick Santorum: 1997: In-state campaign donation cap $4K; out-of-state $1K.
    Herman Cain: No comment on McCain-Feingold nor Citizens United.
    Newt Gingrich: Supported Citizens United; opposed McCain Feingold.
    Tim Pawlenty: Government control of campaign finance is flawed.
Gun Control
    Ron Paul: No negligence lawsuits against gun manufacturers.
Health Care
    Gary Johnson: Salud!: managed care for Medicaid recipients.
    Gary Johnson: 1999: vetoed 12-cent-a-pack cigarette tax hike.
    Ron Paul: Private contract instead of tort reform.
    Mitt Romney: Cap medical malpractice punitive damages at $500,000.
    Rick Santorum: 2006: Targeted by trial lawyers for his malpractice reform.
    Newt Gingrich: Tort Reform: Impose "loser pays" rules; cap punitive damages.
Jobs
    Gary Johnson: 1999: Vetoed raising minimum wage from $4.25/hour to $5.65.
Social Security
    Gary Johnson: Open to personal accounts for Social Security.
    Tim Pawlenty: 2004: strong supporter of personal accounts.
Tax Reform
    Gary Johnson: Reduce state personal income tax from 8.5% to 8%.
Technology
    Gary Johnson: Highway 44: Private alternatives to infrastructure spending.
    Gary Johnson: Opposes Net Neutrality; no government regulation of Internet.
Welfare & Poverty
    Gary Johnson: Impose gross income cap on welfare recipients.
    Newt Gingrich: $1,000 tax credit for low-income first-time homebuyers.


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