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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

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State of Arkansas Politicians: secondary Archives


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    from State of Arkansas secondary Archives (number of quotes indicated):
  • Asa Hutchinson (2) Arkansas Republican Gubernatorial Challenger
  • Blanche Lambert Lincoln (2) Former Democratic Senator Arkansas
  • Frank Gilbert (22) Arkansas Libertarian Gubernatorial Challenger
  • Jim Holt (2) 2010 Republican challenger (lost primary) Arkansas
  • Mark Swaney (20) 2014 Green Senate Challenger Arkansas
  • Mike Huckabee (25) Arkansas Former GOP Governor (1996-2006); Pres. candidate (2008)
  • Mike Ross (3) Arkansas Democratic Gubernatorial Challenger
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Abortion
    Mark Swaney: Agrees with and supports Roe v. Wade.
    Frank Gilbert: Life begins at conception.
    Blanche Lambert Lincoln: Take objective approach to judicial confirmation process.
    Mike Huckabee: Eliminate public funding for abortion organizations.
Budget & Economy
    Mark Swaney: Stimulus was ok; but economic regulation is better.
    Frank Gilbert: Stimulus often makes things worse.
    Mike Ross: AdWatch: Voted for $7 trillion in new debt and bailouts.
Civil Rights
    Mark Swaney: I support affirmative action, for past & future.
    Mark Swaney: Comfortable with same-sex marriage.
    Frank Gilbert: Best way to end discrimination is to stop discriminating.
    Frank Gilbert: Comfortable with gay marriage.
    Asa Hutchinson: Marriage should be only one-man-one-woman.
    Frank Gilbert: State should stay out of the marriage business.
    Mike Ross: Personally opposes gay marriage, but abide by Supreme Court.
    Jim Holt: Amend the federal constitution to ban gay marriage.
    Mike Huckabee: No civil unions; only one-man-one-woman marriage.
    Mike Huckabee: No affirmative action for state contracts nor colleges.
    Mike Huckabee: Treat AIDS as plague to be isolated, not civil rights issue.
Crime
    Mark Swaney: For most types of crime, we are over-punishing people.
    Frank Gilbert: Crimes of passion are not deterred by sentencing.
    Mike Huckabee: Build more prisons, and privatize their management.
Drugs
    Mark Swaney: Long past time to legalize marijuana.
    Frank Gilbert: Marijuana should not be criminalized.
    Mike Huckabee: Stricter penalties for drug-related crimes.
    Mike Huckabee: Curb supply by eradication; change attitudes to curb demand.
Education
    Mark Swaney: Private education should not compete with public schools.
    Frank Gilbert: Parents deserve the right to choose.
    Mike Huckabee: Raise teacher salaries; hire more teachers.
    Mike Huckabee: Support displaying the Ten Commandments in public schools.
Energy & Oil
    Mark Swaney: Prioritize green energy.
    Frank Gilbert: Oppose government prioritization of green energy.
    Mike Huckabee: Promote alternative fuel technology.
Environment
    Mark Swaney: Every human being has a right to clean air and water.
    Frank Gilbert: Courts are betetr protectors of environment than regulators.
Foreign Policy
    Mark Swaney: US should be more active in the UN.
    Frank Gilbert: US Constitution offers greater protection than UN.
Free Trade
    Mark Swaney: Include fair wage, unions & environment in trade agreements.
    Frank Gilbert: Open our economy to other free markets.
Government Reform
    Mark Swaney: Make it easier to vote; voter ID laws make it harder.
    Frank Gilbert: Voting should not be limited by the government.
    Mike Huckabee: Supports term limits for state legislators.
    Mike Huckabee: Limit campaign contributions, but no public funding.
    Mike Huckabee: Term limits counter election skewed laws toward incumbents.
    Mike Huckabee: Change House terms to 4 years, to avoid constant campaigning.
    Mike Huckabee: Won’t vote for pay raise for myself as member of Congress.
Gun Control
    Mark Swaney: Regulate 2nd Amendment rights for the good of society.
    Frank Gilbert: The Second Amendment is clear.
    Mike Huckabee: Allow concealed carry.
Health Care
    Mark Swaney: ObamaCare is ok, but national health insurance is better.
    Frank Gilbert: Providing insurance not a proper function of government.
    Mike Huckabee: Guaranteed medical care not government’s responsibility.
    Mike Huckabee: No additional AIDS spending; cancer & vascular victims first.
    Mike Huckabee: Ban smoking in all public places.
    Mike Huckabee: Isolate carriers of this plague of AIDS.
    Mike Huckabee: Supports consumer-driven “medical IRA” with tax-free money.
Homeland Security
    Mark Swaney: We spend way too much on the military.
    Frank Gilbert: We do not need a standing army.
    Jim Holt: Trust Bush’s homeland security decisions and recommendations.
Immigration
    Mark Swaney: Legalize those who are working & have not committed crimes.
    Frank Gilbert: Aliens, if not criminals, should get path to citizenship.
Principles & Values
    Mark Swaney: Religion has no place in government.
    Frank Gilbert: Keep God, and all religion, in the public sphere.
Social Security
    Mark Swaney: Opposes privatizing Social Security.
    Frank Gilbert: Let citizens invest in anything other than a Ponzi scheme.
    Mike Huckabee: No Congressional pensions; give them same deal as citizens.
Tax Reform
    Mark Swaney: Higher taxes on the wealthy, and on wealthy institutions.
    Frank Gilbert: Taxes should not be a form of punishment.
    Asa Hutchinson: Don't raise any taxes, while reducing individual tax rate.
    Frank Gilbert: Don't raise any taxes, and eliminate income tax.
    Mike Ross: I support lower tax rates.
    Blanche Lambert Lincoln: Like to see tax cuts for the lower and middle class.
    Mike Huckabee: No tax increase under any circumstances.
Technology
    Mike Huckabee: Supports Internet sales tax.
    Mike Huckabee: Opposes public electronic voting; wouldn’t focus on issues.
War & Peace
    Mark Swaney: Stay out of Iran.
    Frank Gilbert: Stay out of Iran, and Syria, and Bhutan...


    Click for quotations from other sources by:
  • Asa Hutchinson Arkansas Republican Gubernatorial Challenger
  • Blanche Lambert Lincoln Former Democratic Senator Arkansas
  • Frank Gilbert Arkansas Libertarian Gubernatorial Challenger
  • Jim Holt 2010 Republican challenger (lost primary) Arkansas
  • Mark Swaney 2014 Green Senate Challenger Arkansas
  • Mike Huckabee Arkansas Former GOP Governor (1996-2006); Pres. candidate (2008)
  • Mike Ross Arkansas Democratic Gubernatorial Challenger

The above quotations are from State of Arkansas Politicians: secondary Archives.



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