Books by and about 2016 presidential candidates|
| Hard Choices,|
by Hillary Clinton (2014)
| Crippled America ,|
by Donald J. Trump (2015)
| Trump vs. Hillary On The Issues ,|
by Jesse Gordon (2016)
| Outsider in the White House,|
by Bernie Sanders (2015)
| American Dreams,|
by Marco Rubio (2015)
| Taking a Stand,|
by Rand Paul (2015)
by Scott Walker (2013)
| A Time for Truth,|
by Ted Cruz (2015)
| One Nation,|
by Ben Carson (2014)
| Trump/Pence vs. Clinton/Kaine On the Issues ,|
by Jesse Gordon (2016)
| Living History ,|
by Hillary Rodham Clinton (2003)
| Between Hope and History ,|
by Bill Clinton (1996)
| In Harm’s Way ,|
by Dr. Jill Stein (2000)
| Democrat vs. Republican vs. Green vs. Libertarian,|
Four Party's Presidential Nominees On The Issues (2016)
Books by and about 2012 presidential candidates|
| Ten Letters
about Pres. Barack Obama (2011)
| Do Not Ask What Good We Do
about Rep. Paul Ryan (2012)
(click a book cover for a review or other books by or about the presidency from Amazon.com)
| OnTheIssues.org excerpts: (click on issues for details)
Darrell Castle: Only candidate of any party that is 100% pro-life.
Evan McMullin: Subsidizing abortion undermines dignity of mother and child.
Lincoln Chafee: Support right to woman's personal reproductive decisions.
Rick Santorum: Pushed legislation to protect the unborn.
Gary Johnson: Government ill-equipped to address abortion; it's personal.
Rand Paul: Stop flow of taxpayer dollars to fund abortions.
Andy Martin: Strongly opposed to abortion.
Virgil Goode: Zero funding for Planned Parenthood.
Gary Johnson: No federal funding for stem cell research.
Barack Obama: Stem cells hold promise to cure 70 major diseases.
Michael Badnarik: Veto any legislation restricting right to choose.
Michael Badnarik: Oppose government control over the abortion issue.
Wesley Clark: Let a woman and her doctors decide about reproductive health.
Wesley Clark: Women deserve access to birth control & reproductive choice.
Budget & Economy|
Darrell Castle: End the Federal Reserve.
Darrell Castle: Lower taxes, lower regulations, and lower spending.
Gary Johnson: National debt of $20 trillion is obscene & unsustainable.
John Kasich: Converted Ohio's $8B deficit to $2B surplus.
Martin O`Malley: Why weren't Wall Street CEOs convicted in 2008 meltdown?
Rick Santorum: Spend-o-meter: publicize costs of spending amendments.
Rand Paul: Reform the tax code; address the national debt.
Roseanne Barr: Federal Reserve stole our money and our future.
Virgil Goode: Balance the budget now, not in 10 years, by cutting agencies.
Mike Huckabee: Created state surplus in AR; cut spending to do same for US.
Wesley Clark: Plan for jobs-invest in security & budget relief to states.
Wesley Clark: A healthy economy depends on long-term deficit reduction.
Bob Dole: Stop deficit spending and balance the budget.
Darrell Castle: No same sex marriage; no gender neutral bathrooms.
Ajamu Baraka: Protect LGBTQIA+ people from discrimination.
Jill Stein: Protect LGBTQIA+ people from discrimination.
Ajamu Baraka: Beyonce's Superbowl show caricaturized & commodified blacks.
Martin O`Malley: All are created equal, including gay, lesbian & transgender.
Rand Paul: Stand up for Bill of Rights against federal usurpation.
Bernie Sanders: Equal pay for equal work by women.
Ajamu Baraka: Obama serves white power, not MLK's dream.
Roseanne Barr: Laws should not restrict people on whom they can love.
Roseanne Barr: Racial profiling is not American.
Barack Obama: Same-sex couples should be allowed to marry.
Barack Obama: No federal laws should hinder state-based same-sex marriage.
Virgil Goode: No gay marriage; no gay civil unions.
Buddy Roemer: Protect sexual preference; decide gay marriage by each state.
Barack Obama: Better enforce women’s pay equity via Equal Pay Act.
Barack Obama: Strengthen the Americans with Disabilities Act.
Jim Gilmore: Oppose gay marriage AND so-called civil unions.
Ralph Nader: Patriot Act associated with abuse of Muslim’s civil rights.
Michael Badnarik: Help minorities by removing barriers to self-employment.
Michael Badnarik: Let people, including gays, marry as they see fit.
Wesley Clark: Eliminate wage gap for women.
Wesley Clark: Strong enforcement of Civil Rights Act including hate crimes.
Gloria La Riva: Capitalist banking is a form of organized crime.
Gary Johnson: Eliminate double taxation embodied in business income taxes.
Jill Stein: Break up "too-big-to-fail" banks.
Martin O`Malley: Income gap growing due to concentration of corporate power.
Bernie Sanders: Break up major Wall Street firms.
Bernie Sanders: Worker-owned cooperatives instead of corporate tax breaks.
Rocky Anderson: End the legal concept of corporate "personhood".
Herman Cain: Excessive regulation drives up prices; market self-regulates.
Gary Johnson: Lower the tax burden; eliminate corporate tax.
Barack Obama: End tax breaks for companies that send jobs overseas.
Barack Obama: Hold corporations responsible for pensions & work conditions.
Ajamu Baraka: Death penalty for whites is tactic to stop black opposition.
Gary Johnson: Too many unnecessary laws leads to too many in prison.
Lawrence Lessig: Comprehensive reform of mandatory minimum sentences.
Martin O`Malley: Baltimore riot due to hopelessness, not just race & policing.
Rand Paul: REDEEM Act: seal non-violent criminal records to allow jobs.
Rand Paul: Restore federal right to vote to non-violent felons.
Jill Stein: Black Lives Matter: end racism & police militarization.
Virgil Goode: Capital punishment for certain murders.
Gary Johnson: 1994: Proponent of death penalty, but willing to debate it.
Gary Johnson: Death penalty as a public policy is flawed.
Mike Gravel: Eliminate mandatory minimum sentencing laws.
Michael Badnarik: Require offenders to compensate their victims.
Michael Badnarik: End mandatory minimums for drug offendors.
John Edwards: More DNA testing to reduce wrongful capital convictions.
Ajamu Baraka: Replace drug prohibition with harm reduction.
Jill Stein: Replace drug prohibition with harm reduction.
Gary Johnson: Why do we tell adults what they can put in their bodies?
Lawrence Lessig: War on Drugs is most self-destructive war in U.S. history.
Jill Stein: End the racist war on drugs and school-to-prison pipeline.
Roseanne Barr: End all Drug Wars; stop monopoly of subsidized prisons.
Herman Cain: Illegal immigration exacerbates horrendous drug smuggling.
Gary Johnson: Drug policy today parallels Prohibition in the 1920's.
Mike Gravel: War on drugs loses an entire generation to our prisons.
Michael Badnarik: Self-medication should be up to individuals, not government.
Michael Badnarik: Drug War also has funded terrorism.
Michael Badnarik: Block federal spending on the War on Drugs.
John Edwards: Disparity in penalty for crack vs. powder is not justified.
Darrell Castle: Stop using the education system to corrupt our children.
Evan McMullin: Replace failing education system with local control.
Ajamu Baraka: Treat education as a right.
Jill Stein: Treat education as a right.
Jill Stein: End high stakes testing.
Rand Paul: Don't constrict kids to one-size-fits-all Common Core.
Bernie Sanders: Quality affordable education, from child care to higher ed.
Jill Stein: Mobilize to simply keep public education in existence.
Roseanne Barr: Forgive all student loans; they're debt slavery.
Virgil Goode: End the federal Department of Education.
Buddy Roemer: Competition & choice are antidotes to flab & irrelevance.
Herman Cain: Expand school vouchers and charter schools.
Gary Johnson: Put educational funds in the hands of the people who use it.
Gary Johnson: End the Department of Education.
Barack Obama: STEP UP: summer learning opportunities for disadvantaged.
Barack Obama: First Senate bill: increase Pell Grant from $4,050 to $5,100.
Wesley Clark: No vouchers for private schools.
Wesley Clark: Fund Elementary & Secondary Education Act and more.
Wesley Clark: Fully fund Individuals with Disabilities Education Act.
Wesley Clark: Would support initiatives to make teaching prestigious.
Wesley Clark: School buildings must be safe places to learn.
Wesley Clark: Develop flexible systems to measure schools’ success.
Wesley Clark: Will ensure universal access to pre-school.
Energy & Oil|
Evan McMullin: Expand domestic energy production across the board.
Ajamu Baraka: Green New Deal to turn the tide on climate change.
Jill Stein: Green New Deal to turn the tide on climate change.
Gary Johnson: Man contributes to climate change, but no government fix.
Martin O`Malley: American jobs agenda to build a new renewable energy future.
Rand Paul: Cut red tape to allow energy freedom & traditional energy.
Bernie Sanders: Transform to sustainable system & away from fossil fuels.
Jill Stein: Make wars for oil obsolete: 100% renewables by 2030.
Andy Martin: Strongly oppose cap-and-trade.
Virgil Goode: Drill in Alaska, in continental US, and off our coasts.
Herman Cain: Loosen government's grip; expand domestic energy resources.
Mike Gravel: Make Global Warming a matter of national security.
Michael Badnarik: End oil company subsidies & restrictions on alternatives.
John Kasich: Properly balance environmental stewardship and job creation.
John Kasich: Eliminate NOAA; let DOI safeguard natural resources.
Darrell Castle: Property rights under assault by "Sustainable Development".
Ajamu Baraka: Adopt the Precautionary Principle.
Bill Weld: Protect environment with competition, not regulation.
Jill Stein: Adopt the Precautionary Principle.
Gloria La Riva: Environmental racism pollutes our neighborhoods.
Lawrence Lessig: We don't own Earth; we hold it in trust for our children.
Jill Stein: Moratorium on GMOs until they are proven safe.
Lincoln Chafee: Proper respect for our natural world & vulnerable species.
Jill Stein: Promote sustainable agriculture & freedom from toxic threats.
Rand Paul: Balance environmental safety with business deregulation.
Jill Stein: Filthy Five: clean up coal plants in Massachusetts.
Roseanne Barr: Corporations befoul our food and water supply.
Ron Paul: Eliminate the ineffective EPA.
Mitt Romney: Replace "green jobs" program with American competitiveness.
Herman Cain: No ethanol subsidies; let markets decide forms of energy.
Mike Huckabee: Stewardship of the air and land and soil is very important.
Barack Obama: Reduce mercury and lead to protect community health.
Barack Obama: Protect the Great Lakes & our National Parks and Forests.
Michael Badnarik: Protect the environment by defending property rights.
Wesley Clark: Reinvigorate EPA action on environmental justice.
Wesley Clark: Will enforce Clean Air Act, and no net loss of wetlands.
Wesley Clark: Will hold business accountable for toxic waste.
Wesley Clark: No drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.
Wesley Clark: Incentives for energy efficiency & alternative fuels.
Families & Children|
Martin O`Malley: Gave access to family planning for 35,000 low-income women.
Donald Trump: Stress importance of a strong family, & a culture of Life.
George Pataki: Our parents never felt like victims even in Great Depression.
Rick Santorum: Book "Bella's Gift" about their special-needs youngest child.
Rick Santorum: Patriot Voices: online community to restore American dream.
Rick Santorum: Strong families help produce a strong economy.
Jill Stein: Physician married to a physician; two sons and one dog.
Michele Bachmann: Leading advocate for foster and adopted children.
Bill Richardson: Supports paid family leave; voted for Family & Medical Leave.
Mike Huckabee: Supports convenant marriage; adopted it in Arkansas.
Wesley Clark: Give workers flexibility & increase production.
Wesley Clark: Same sex couples should have same rights as heterosexuals.
Darrell Castle: Withdraw from the United Nations.
Evan McMullin: American leadership instead of withdrawing from the world.
Ted Cruz: Countries aspire to be like America, the exceptional nation.
Gloria La Riva: Immediate lifting of the U.S. blockade on Cuba.
Martin O`Malley: New foreign policy of engagement and collaboration.
Rand Paul: Stand with Israel Act: no US funds to Palestinian Authority.
Andy Martin: I understand and believe in American Exceptionalism.
Roseanne Barr: Self-determination and right of return for Palestinians.
Virgil Goode: Curtail expenditures to the United Nations.
Gary Johnson: No foreign aid spending unless it protects U.S. interests.
Barack Obama: Strengthen NATO to face 21st-century threats.
Barack Obama: $50B annually to strengthen weak states at risk of collapse.
Wesley Clark: End China’s currency manipulation to help US manufacturers.
Wesley Clark: Establish “Civilian Reserve” for times of military need.
Evan McMullin: Negotiate stronger trade deals but don't close doors.
Bernie Sanders: End disastrous NAFTA, CAFTA, and PNTR with China.
Virgil Goode: No North American Union; preserve our sovereignty.
Gary Johnson: Eliminate needless barriers to free trade.
Barack Obama: Stand firm against CAFTA for labor & environmental standards.
Michael Badnarik: Peace and free trade are mutually dependent.
Wesley Clark: Labor rights are human rights: promote free and fair trade.
Wesley Clark: Free trade will work if terms are fair for labor.
Evan McMullin: Too much power in Washington and in Executive branch.
Ajamu Baraka: Replace Electoral College with national popular vote.
Jill Stein: Replace Electoral College with national popular vote.
Jill Stein: Reject campaign donations from military-industrial complex.
Ted Cruz: Current administration defies Constitution and rule of law.
Ted Cruz: Authored 70 Supreme Court briefs & argued 9 cases.
Marco Rubio: Next president should appoint in mold of Justice Scalia.
Gary Johnson: Strong advocate of term limits for governors & Congress.
Lawrence Lessig: Voter vouchers: matching funds for federal campaigns.
Lawrence Lessig: Referendum president: pass voting reform, then step down.
Lawrence Lessig: Automatic voter registration; make election day a holiday.
Lawrence Lessig: Ranked Choice Voting: end political gerrymandering.
Jill Stein: Establish a constitutional right to vote.
George Pataki: Empower the citizens to take back our government.
George Pataki: Ban lobbying by former Members of Congress.
Rick Santorum: 1990s "Gang of Seven": exposed congressional scandals.
Rand Paul: End the profession of "career politician" with term limits.
Andy Martin: Operation Greylord: led to 80 corrupt judiciary convictions.
Roseanne Barr: Ballot Access in all 50 states; end Electoral College.
Virgil Goode: Term limits for US House & Senate.
Barack Obama: Public campaign financing with free television & radio time.
Barack Obama: Create “Google for Government” to track government spending.
Mike Gravel: Repeal the Electoral College; enact federal term limits.
Michael Badnarik: Every regulator we fire creates 150 new jobs.
John Kasich: Learn from mass shooting tragedies and take action.
John Kasich: Supports state reciprocity and concealed carry.
Darrell Castle: People in gun free enclaves cower, unarmed.
Evan McMullin: Fundamental right is enshrined in the Second Amendment.
Lincoln Chafee: Common sense adherence to the Second Amendment.
Rand Paul: Oppose laws which would limit the right to gun ownership.
Andy Martin: Strongly support First and Second Amendment.
Virgil Goode: Co-chair of the Second Amendment Caucus.
Mike Gravel: Require license & training for gun ownership.
Michael Badnarik: Criminals won’t prey on armed victims.
Michael Badnarik: Gun control means being able to hit your target.
Wesley Clark: Enforce existing laws & close gun show loophole.
Wesley Clark: Renew ban on assault weapons, & hold gun makers accountable.
Evan McMullin: ObamaCare has driven up costs and reduced access.
Ajamu Baraka: Healthcare for all including contraception.
Jill Stein: Healthcare for all including contraception.
Jim Gilmore: ObamaCare is primary reason our economy is not recovering.
Jill Stein: Single-payer public health insurance program.
Rand Paul: Health system was over-regulated before ObamaCare.
Bernie Sanders: Move toward a single-payer system.
Jill Stein: Healthy People, Healthy Planet: link environment & health.
Donald Trump: Make health insurance premiums tax-deductible.
Virgil Goode: End ObamaCare; support tort reform.
Herman Cain: ObamaCare is health care "deform": repeal & replace.
Gary Johnson: Repeal ObamaCare & failed Medicare prescription drug benefit.
Barack Obama: Increase competition in the insurance and drug markets.
Barack Obama: National Health Insurance Exchange for private coverage.
Michael Badnarik: Tax credits for personal Health Savings Accounts.
Michael Badnarik: Excess regulations cause high pharmaceutical prices.
Wesley Clark: Insure children & make all coverage more affordable.
John Kasich: Improve veteran healthcare with more options & fewer delays.
John Kasich: Easier licensing for veterans; and more job services.
Evan McMullin: Free America requires strongest in the world.
Ajamu Baraka: Close the 700+ foreign military bases.
Jill Stein: Close the 700+ foreign military bases.
Ajamu Baraka: Public opinion is manipulated to support permanent war.
Jill Stein: Slash dangerously bloated military budget by at least 50%.
Jill Stein: Cancel F-35 project; cancel the Littoral Combat Ship.
Ted Cruz: Provide our veterans the care they have been promised.
Gary Johnson: Founding Fathers would be disgusted about spying on citizens.
Gary Johnson: Overturn simplistic, chaotic, reactive military policies.
Gary Johnson: Reactive military policies allow real threats to flourish.
Lawrence Lessig: The size of our own defense budget induces instability.
Jill Stein: 700+ foreign military bases are bankrupting us.
Jill Stein: End persecution of government and media whistleblowers.
Donald Trump: Increased Veterans Day parade audience from 100 to 1 million.
George Pataki: A strong America is a safe America: strengthen our military.
Rand Paul: Provide veterans support tools to adjust to civilian life.
Ajamu Baraka: Militarization to fight terrorism is permanent war posture.
Andy Martin: I believe in strong national defense.
Roseanne Barr: Military Industrial Complex is our shadow government.
Virgil Goode: Cut defense spending, but not veterans benefits.
Gary Johnson: Let the PATRIOT Act expire; respect habeas corpus.
Gary Johnson: Due process at Guantanamo; no torture of terrorist suspects.
Buddy Roemer: No more "oil duty" for Marines: stronger but more focused.
Buddy Roemer: Patriot Act ok after full debate and temporary modifications.
Herman Cain: Best military training, equipment, & technology.
Barack Obama: Repeal Don’t-Ask-Don’t-Tell.
Barack Obama: Support veterans via the Dignity for Wounded Warriors Act.
Bill Richardson: Convince Muslims by closing Guantanamo & stopping renditions.
Mike Gravel: Raze Guantanamo and Abu Ghraib prisons to the ground.
Ralph Nader: Repeal the Patriot Act; end secret detentions.
Michael Badnarik: Mideast hatred comes from US actions, not US lifestyle.
Wesley Clark: Replace Dont-Ask-Dont-Tell with British policy.
Darrell Castle: No asylum & no path to citizenship.
Evan McMullin: Secure our borders and enforce our laws.
Ted Cruz: Bar refugees from terrorist-ridden regions.
Gary Johnson: Bigger border fence will only produce taller ladders.
Martin O`Malley: Comprehensive reform to bring 11 million out of shadows.
George Pataki: Immigrants come to work, not for government handouts.
Rand Paul: Protect AGAINST feds creating a national ID card.
Virgil Goode: Stop illegal aliens & terrorists on our Southern border.
Virgil Goode: End anchor babies and reduce legal immigration.
Jill Stein: Provide a legal path to citizenship for immigrant residents.
Gary Johnson: 2 year grace period for illegals to get work visas.
Gary Johnson: 1 strike & you're out for legal immigrants who violate terms.
Buddy Roemer: The border needs to be sealed, with no amnesty.
Herman Cain: Secure our borders; enforce our laws.
Michael Badnarik: Eliminate restriction on work permits.
Martin O`Malley: Raise the minimum wage, plus collective bargaining rights.
Bernie Sanders: Raise the minimum wage to $15 per hour.
Bernie Sanders: Corporate opposition makes union organizing difficult.
Rick Santorum: Workers should have secret-ballot elections for unions.
Herman Cain: Employee Free Choice Act is really forced unionization.
Mike Huckabee: Supports farm subsidies & fully-funded crop insurance.
Barack Obama: Give public safety officers collective bargaining rights.
Wesley Clark: Stop rewarding companies that shift jobs overseas.
Wesley Clark: Will support unions and a fair living wage.
Principles & Values|
Marco Rubio: American Strength; American Prosperity; American Values.
Marco Rubio: Next president should appoint in mold of Justice Scalia.
George Pataki: Served as mayor, Assemblyman & state Senator before Governor.
George Pataki: Raised in a small town where the American Dream was real.
Rick Santorum: Won 11 state primaries in 2012 presidential race.
Herman Cain: Pledge's "under God" is a collective reaffirmation.
Barack Obama: Active in the Trinity faith community.
Ajamu Baraka: Remove income cap on social security taxes.
Jill Stein: Remove income cap on social security taxes.
Lawrence Lessig: Privatizing Social Security is a sure path to insecurity.
Lawrence Lessig: Apply same Social Security rate to all levels of income.
Rand Paul: Raise retirement age to save program for younger generation.
Bernie Sanders: Strengthen the social safety net, instead of weakening it.
Virgil Goode: Preserve and protect Social Security.
Herman Cain: Modernize entitlements; nothing should be off the table.
Gary Johnson: Change escalator from wage-based to inflation-based.
Mike Huckabee: Replace payroll tax & fund Social Security with FairTax.
Barack Obama: Stop any efforts to privatize Social Security.
Mike Gravel: Put real money in the Trust Fund & invest it properly.
Darrell Castle: Apportion federal taxes to states by census, not by income.
Evan McMullin: Tax code should be lean, simple, and pro-investment.
Jill Stein: Lower taxes for majority by cutting $2.3T military spending.
Gary Johnson: Current tax code penalizes productivity & investment.
Lawrence Lessig: Taxes in America should be progressive and efficient.
Lincoln Chafee: I voted against every Bush tax cut favoring the wealthy.
George Pataki: Throw out incomprehensible tax code: simpler, lower rates.
Rand Paul: EZ Tax: $700B tax cut via 17% flat tax.
Bernie Sanders: We need a progressive tax system based on ability to pay.
Virgil Goode: Eliminate the Death Tax; institute modified FairTax.
Herman Cain: Federal government taxes too much and too often.
Mike Gravel: Repeal the income tax and close down the IRS.
Wesley Clark: Tax simplification via a $2,250 child tax credit.
Wesley Clark: Families First tax plan: fair,progressive,simple,responsible.
Marco Rubio: Phase out Mass Transit account; cut gas tax by 80%.
Hillary Clinton: Invest $250B in public transit and NextGen aviation.
Gary Johnson: No government "back doors" into encrypted, private info.
Donald Trump: Emmy award & Hollywood Walk of Fame for "The Apprentice".
Lincoln Chafee: No tapping of our phones without a warrant.
George Pataki: Travel between cities should be in trains faster than planes.
Bernie Sanders: Stop bailing out Wall Street & start repairing Main Street.
Rick Santorum: Moon base is fiscal insanity.
Rick Santorum: Moon colony is fiscal insanity during debt crisis.
Mike Huckabee: Infrastructure: Stimulus, Safety, Security, & Sustainability.
Barack Obama: Increase funding for basic research; expand broadband access.
War & Peace|
Darrell Castle: I don't see why it's any of our business who runs Syria.
Ajamu Baraka: U.S. complicity created Taliban and al-Qaeda in Afghanistan.
Ajamu Baraka: CIA training & equipment created ISIS in Syria & Iraq.
Jill Stein: We have killed millions of civilians in our war for oil.
Ted Cruz: U.S.-Israel alliance is a strategic bedrock.
Lawrence Lessig: No US ground troops in Syria; but create safe zones.
Lawrence Lessig: Vigorously support nuclear agreement with Iran.
Lawrence Lessig: Work with Sunnis and Iraq against ISIS.
Lawrence Lessig: Maintain 5,500 or more US troops in Afghanistan.
Lincoln Chafee: Averse to foreign entanglements, including Iraq.
George Pataki: Make sure Iran never has a nuclear weapon.
Rick Santorum: We cannot allow Iran to obtain a nuclear weapon.
Andy Martin: Strong opponent of Iraq invasion beginning in 2002.
Virgil Goode: Come home from Afghanistan now.
Jill Stein: End the Oil Wars.
Buddy Roemer: Avoid occupying foreign lands: too expensive & too deadly.
Herman Cain: Diplomacy must never compromise military might.
Gary Johnson: Eliminate ineffective interventions in Iraq & Afghanistan.
Bill Richardson: Open an ideological front in the war against Jihadism.
Mike Gravel: Commence an immediate and orderly withdrawal from Iraq.
Michael Badnarik: More Americans are opposing Iraq War.
Welfare & Poverty|
Evan McMullin: More government poverty programs aren't the single answer.
Gloria La Riva: Make affordable housing a Constitutional right.
Jill Stein: Economic human rights: food, water, & housing.
George Pataki: Replace dependency with opportunity.
Herman Cain: Safety net has become dependency on the government.
Barack Obama: Engages people of faith on all aspects of his public service.
Wesley Clark: Lift 2 million children out of poverty by 2008.
Wesley Clark: Promote homeownership; end redlining; end predatory lending.