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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)
Unintimidated,
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 Harmís 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)

Book Reviews

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2015-16 Think Tank congressional voting recommendations


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    from Think Tanks 2015-16 (number of quotes indicated):
  • ACLU (9)
  • Cato Institute (14)
  • Heritage Foundation (11)
  • Paul Gosar (1) Republican U.S. Rep Arizona-4
  • Robert Reich (4) Massachusetts Former Dem. Challenger 2002, and Cabinet Sec'y
  • Sierra Club (6)
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 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
Abortion
    ACLU: Funding abortion avoids discrimination against poor women.
    Heritage Foundation: No federal funding of abortion via ObamaCare health plans.
    Cato Institute: Ban abortion after 20 weeks, except for maternal life.
    Cato Institute: No taxpayer funding of abortions via ObamaCare.
Civil Rights
    Heritage Foundation: Don't elevate gender identity as a protected class.
    ACLU: Religious objections to GLBT services same as 1960s racism.
    ACLU: First Amendment doesn't include right to turn away LGBT.
    Cato Institute: Balance freedom of association against discrimination.
Crime
    Sierra Club: Black Lives Matter: equal protection under the law.
    ACLU: Black Lives Matter and police don't need special protection.
    Cato Institute: Trusting police requires access to police disciplinary files.
Drugs
    Cato Institute: Legalize marijuana banking until we legalize marijuana.
    ACLU: Drug testing for welfare is ineffective and unconstitutional.
Education
    Cato Institute: Vouchers break link of low-income and low-quality schools.
    Heritage Foundation: Voucher schools are more successful than public schools.
    Heritage Foundation: A-PLUS lets states escape No Child Left Behind.
    ACLU: Oppose private and religious school voucher programs.
Energy & Oil
    Heritage Foundation: Drill for oil & gas in offshore OCS & Eastern Gulf of Mexico.
    Heritage Foundation: Eliminate $100M for Diesel Emission Reduction program.
    Cato Institute: Oil and gas production isn't damaging, even OCS and ANWR.
Environment
    Cato Institute: Minimal GMO labeling advances science & consumers.
    Heritage Foundation: No federal labeling requirement for GMO products.
    Sierra Club: Publicize grant opportunities for diesel emission reduction.
    Sierra Club: Mandatory labeling for GMO products, then long-term testing.
    Cato Institute: End federal grants to reduce diesel emissions.
    Sierra Club: Strict regulation & restrictions for offshore oil drilling.
Free Trade
    Heritage Foundation: Ex-Im Bank is a slush fund for corporate welfare.
    Sierra Club: Reauthorize Ex-im bank and keep ban on coal financing.
    Cato Institute: Ex-im bank replaces market risk with bureaucrats' decisions.
Government Reform
    ACLU: Congressional term limits are unconstitutional.
    Sierra Club: Expand term limit for Assembly from 6 years to 12.
Health Care
    Cato Institute: Offer credible market-based alternatives to ObamaCare.
    Heritage Foundation: Fully repealing ObamaCare is important, but not sufficient.
    Robert Reich: GOP can't beat ObamaCare, so they pretend it's a "disaster".
    Robert Reich: ObamaCare fixed three big problems of private insurance.
Immigration
    Cato Institute: Give LEGAL child immigrants DACA benefits too.
    Cato Institute: Congress decides immigration policy, not President Trump.
    Heritage Foundation: Ban DREAMer immigrants from military service.
    Paul Gosar: Don't let illegals launder amnesty via military service.
    ACLU: No-Fly list against Muslims is unconstitutional.
    ACLU: Let DREAMers join military, whether legal or not.
Tax Reform
    Robert Reich: Raise tax on inherited wealth for the very rich.
    Robert Reich: Raising estate tax to 1990s level means $448B in new revenue.
    Heritage Foundation: Death Tax is a pernicious double tax.
    Cato Institute: Estate tax won't hit billionaires--only regular millionaires.


The above quotations are from 2015-16 Think Tank congressional voting recommendations.

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