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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)

Book Reviews

(from Amazon.com)

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ABC News / WMUR-NH 2012 Republican primary New Hampshire debate


    "Your Voice Your Vote" debate at Saint Anselm College, New Hampshire sponsored by:
  • AARP-NH (American Association of Retired Persons)
  • Yahoo.com
  • ABC News
  • WMUR-TV
  • hosted by George Stephanopoulos.

 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
Abortion
    Mitt Romney: States shouldn't ban contraception; and no state wants to.
    Rick Santorum: States have the right to ban contraception, but shouldn't.
    Ron Paul: Right to privacy is explicit, but not for contraception.
Budget & Economy
    Rick Santorum: Spend-o-meter: track spending on all Senate amendments.
Civil Rights
    Rick Santorum: Marriage is a federal issue; we need one definition, not 50.
Corporations
    Rick Santorum: Companies run into a stiff headwind called government.
Energy & Oil
    Rick Santorum: Out of office, I stayed in the fray to defeat cap-and-trade.
Families & Children
    Rick Santorum: Gay adoption is a state issue; no federal ban.
Foreign Policy
    Jon Huntsman: China is our most important relationship of the 21st century.
Free Trade
    Mitt Romney: We have to open up markets to America's goods.
Government Reform
    Ron Paul: All spending should be designated by earmarks.
Homeland Security
    Rick Santorum: Privacy is in 4th amendment, but Patriot Act is ok.
    Rick Santorum: Confront virulent threat of radical Islam.
    Ron Paul: Getting bin Laden OK; Iranian nukes not OK.
Principles & Values
    Mitt Romney: Obama's policies have made the recession deeper.
    Mitt Romney: Business entrepreneurialism is leadership experience.
    Rick Santorum: We need command leadership; not business experience.
    Rick Santorum: I'm a conservative but not a libertarian; some government OK.
    Rick Santorum: I appeal to blue-collar voters, not Wall Street.
Tax Reform
    Jon Huntsman: Rip out $1.1T in loopholes from the corrupt tax code.
    Rick Santorum: Simplify tax code: just 5 deductions; everything else goes.
Technology
    Newt Gingrich: We can't compete with China with an inferior infrastructure.
War & Peace
    Jon Huntsman: Draw down to 10,000 troops in Afghanistan by 2013.
    Jon Huntsman: We listened to generals in Vietnam; don't repeat our mistake.
    Mitt Romney: Leave Afghanistan when generals on the ground say so.
    Newt Gingrich: We have mismanaged region-wide crisis in Middle East.
    Rick Perry: I would send troops back into Iraq, to exclude Iran.
    Rick Santorum: Stay in Afghanistan until security of our country is secure.
    Rick Santorum: Iranian people admire us; Iranian leaders are evil.
Welfare & Poverty
    Rick Santorum: I authored the only bill to remove an entitlement.


The above quotations are from ABC News / WMUR-NH 2012 Republican primary New Hampshire debate.

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