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Excerpts from Books by and about 2008 candidates
Sen. John McCain (R, AZ)
Why Courage Matters
Sen. Barack Obama(D, IL)
Dreams From My Father
Sen. Joe Biden (D, DE)
Promises to Keep
Gov. Sarah Palin (R, AK)
New Energy for Alaska
Rep. Bob Barr (L)
The Meaning of IS
Rep. Cynthia McKinney (G)
Green Party Debate
Ralph Nader (I)
The Good Fight
Alan Keyes (NAIP)
Our Character, Our Future

Sen. Hillary Clinton
It Takes A Village
Mayor Rudy Giuliani
Gov. Mike Huckabee
Character Makes A Difference
Amb. Alan Keyes
Our Character, Our Future
Rep. Ron Paul
Freedom Under Siege
Gov. Mitt Romney

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New Energy for Alaska
Palin-Parnell gubernatorial race campaign booklet, November 2006

This campaign booklet was written by Sarah Palin for her 2006 gubernatorial bid. Her co-author, Sean Parnell, is now Alaska's Lieutenant Governor.
Click here for 25 full quotes from Sarah Palin in the book Palin-Parnell campaign booklet: New Energy for Alaska.
OR click on an issue category below for a subset.
Budget & Economy
   Firm believer in free market capitalism.
Civil Rights
   Value our cultural diversity.
   Governor must act as effective CEO on behalf of Alaskans.
   Encourage small business growth by reducing business taxes.
   Strong public safety presence, via police, courts & prisons.
   Supports $20 million needs-based aid for U. Alaska.
   Forward-fund K-12 schools to allow better planning.
   Supports charter schools, home schools, & other alternatives.
   Target early education programs to at-risk groups.
   Alignment between parents, teachers, schools, & business.
   Faith-based materials ok in homeschooling.
   ABC method: back to basics, plus patriotism & ethics.
   Supports parental choice for what is best for their children.
Energy & Oil
   Chaired the Alaska Oil and Gas Conservation Commission.
   Pursue gasline plan that is best for ALL Alaskans.
   Fish platform: “Resource First” philosophy.
   Rail provides critical link for business development.
Health Care
   More affordable health care via competition.
Homeland Security
   Let military personnel know how much we support them.
   Leverage job-training dollars thru voc-tech curriculum.
   Focus Workforce Investment Board on vocational careers.
Social Security
   Home-based assistance more cost-effective than institutions.
   Supports $130M in research investment in U. Alaska.
   Efficient transportation system is vital to our economy.
   Alaska needs a state funded highway program.

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The above quotations are from New Energy for Alaska
Palin-Parnell gubernatorial race campaign booklet, November 2006.

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