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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)

Book Reviews

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A New Birth of Freedom: Vision for America, by Steve Forbes

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Click here for 50 full quotes from Steve Forbes in the book A New Birth of Freedom.
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 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
    Ban partial birth, sex selection, & fetal tissue research.
Budget & Economy
    We should create wealth, not redistribute it.
    Link dollar to gold to avoid inflation.
Civil Rights
    No separation of religion from civic life.
    Littleton shows spiritual impoverishment behind good economy.
    Americans are confused about right and wrong.
    Littleton martyrs could start a spiritual revival.
    Drugs are designed to dull our moral integrity.
    Legalization makes America safe for Colombian drug cartels.
    Apply “trust-busting” to education monopoly.
    Reforms should empower parents & teachers.
    Let colleges & churches create new urban schools.
    Support English immersion programs.
    Supports public school choice & private school choice.
    Home schooling: let parents teach without interference.
Energy & Oil
    No real evidence of global warming.
    Kyoto Protocol based on flawed science & worse economics.
    Replace command-and-control with New Economy methods.
    Protect environment while safeguarding property rights.
    Rely less on Washington & more on economics & communities.
    Superfund is counter-productive & wastes money.
Families & Children
    Reinforce marriage as a legal contract.
    Allow easier adoption by loving married couples.
Foreign Policy
    Russia: Replace IMF loans with 5 rules of prosperity.
    “Constructive engagement” is abject appeasement.
    No tech to Chinese military; sanctions on PLA companies.
    More funding & broadcast power for Radio Free Asia.
Government Reform
    Remove excess regulations, a hidden tax.
    Tort reform to end frivolous lawsuits.
Health Care
    Health Care Declaration of Independence.
    Expand Medical Savings Accounts.
    Medicare: More options, less bureaucracy.
Homeland Security
    Percentage of GDP on defense is too little.
    Deploy an Aegis-style missile defense worldwide now.
    ABM Treaty was a bad idea then and worse today.
Principles & Values
    Political freedom exists only when government is limited.
    American dream is to discover & develop our potential.
    Self-governance requires moral fabric.
Social Security
    Investing Trust Fund in stocks is a government power grab.
    5 step plan: Lockbox, PRA’s, start now.
    Stop taxing seniors’ benefits & income.
    Details of Personal Retirement Accounts.
Tax Reform
    Murky tax code breeds police state collection tactics.
    No tax reform is possible - kill the hideous beast.
    Tax return on a postcard.
    Politicians oppose simplifying taxes because they lose power.
    Use high-tech advantage to stay ahead of our adversaries.
    Radio Free Europe helped spark a freedom revolution.
    Plan defenses against cyber-warfare.
War & Peace
    Iran: More spies, pro-democracy, & bio-terror defense.

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