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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)
by Gov. Mitt Romney (2004)
Dreams from My Father
by Pres. Barack Obama (1996)

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GOP Debate in Manchester, New Hampshire, Jan. 26, 2000


 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
    Alan Keyes: God’s choice: “Just Say No” to abortion.
    John McCain: “Family Conference” if daughter wanted an abortion.
Budget & Economy
    George W. Bush: Use presidential power to get money away from Congress.
    George W. Bush: 10-year surplus: $2T Social Security; $1T debt; $1T tax cut.
    John McCain: Use veto power to reduce government spending.
    Alan Keyes: Without death penalty for murder, we disregard life.
    George W. Bush: Texas school record is improving, with many minorities.
    Steve Forbes: Texas schools under Bush fell from 40th-ranked to 46th.
Energy & Oil
    George W. Bush: No withdrawals from strategic oil reserve needed.
    George W. Bush: Explore ANWR; explore for gas; reduce foreign dependence.
Families & Children
    Alan Keyes: Don’t lower crime age as a result of adult moral failure.
Foreign Policy
    Gary Bauer: Be tough on Syria, on China, and on others.
    Gary Bauer: The verdict is in: sanction China.
    Steve Forbes: Sanctions if China passes technology to rogue states.
Free Trade
    Alan Keyes: Out of WTO: no legislation without representation.
    Steve Forbes: Lay out rules; then repeal MFN if China breaches rules.
    Steve Forbes: Replace WTO with free trade to UK, Australia, & Pacific Rim.
Government Reform
    George W. Bush: Pay for tax cuts with cash, not corporate loopholes.
    John McCain: Close corporate loopholes; veto pork-barrel spending.
Homeland Security
    George W. Bush: Top-down review to decide which programs to cancel.
Social Security
    John McCain: Trust Fund is a ticking time bomb, set to go off in 2014.
    John McCain: More believe in Elvis than in getting Social Security check.
Tax Reform
    George W. Bush: Use prosperous times to get money out of Washington.
    Gary Bauer: Market fails poor kids-push funds for Digital Divide.
    George W. Bush: Technology programs are obsolete before they start.
    John McCain: Digital Divide requires tax credits for equipment & teachers.
    Steve Forbes: Market will address digital divide - government stay out.
    Steve Forbes: Fund NASA to Mars, but with less micro-management.
    Steve Forbes: Aggressive space program, but via private sector.
War & Peace
    Gary Bauer: Stand with Israel: enough sacrifice already.
    George W. Bush: Pressure Saudis to keep oil prices low.
    Steve Forbes: Premature agreement with Syria could hurt Israeli security.
    Steve Forbes: Syria: End support of terrorism to qualify for US funds.

The above quotations are from GOP Debate in Manchester, New Hampshire, Jan. 26, 2000.

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