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)
Ronald Reagan: Opposed abortion, on fundamentalist grounds.
Budget & Economy|
George Bush Sr.: 1992 growth plan: deregulate & cut taxes.
Ronald Reagan: Reaganomics: generate growth by stimulating the supply side.
Harry S Truman: 1950: Vetoed McCarthy-era rights restrictions on Communists.
Ronald Reagan: Supported mandatory prayer in the public schools.
George Bush Sr.: Supported 1990 South Africa sanctions.
George Bush Sr.: Tiananmen: deplored crackdown but maintained communication.
Ronald Reagan: Iran-Contra: Reagan uninformed; subordinates indicted.
Ronald Reagan: Called USSR “Evil Empire,” but signed an anti-nuke deal.
Ronald Reagan: Assist contras to overthrow Sandinistas.
George Bush Sr.: Create new jobs through increases in exports.
Ronald Reagan: New Federalism: shift programs to states & deregulate.
Harry S Truman: 1946: Council of Economic Advisers to focus on employment.
Walter Mondale: Supported increase in minimum wage.
Principles & Values|
John F. Kennedy: First elected to U.S. House in 1946; to Senate in 1952.
Richard Nixon: 1950 Senate election: bright young star of Republican party.
Ronald Reagan: The Teflon President: unburdened & un-blamed.
George Bush Sr.: Abandoned “Read my lips: No new taxes” pledge.
George Bush Sr.: Demanded capital gains tax reduction; yielded to Congress.
Ronald Reagan: 25% tax cut early, then overhaul tax system & reduce rates.
War & Peace|
John F. Kennedy: Any Cuban missile launched anywhere is an attack on the US.
John F. Kennedy: 1963: Negotiated first, limited Nuclear Test Ban.
Lyndon Johnson: OpEd: Military escalation in Vietnam was Johnson's undoing.
Lyndon Johnson: We are in Vietnam to fight for freedom, like in WWII.
Lyndon Johnson: Must fight in Vietnam to keep promise from three presidents.
George Bush Sr.: Invaded Panama in 1989 to force Noriega from power.
Ronald Reagan: Grenada invasion: deter Soviets & Cubans.
Welfare & Poverty|
John F. Kennedy: As congressman, backed working-class social legislation.