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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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No Contest:
Corporate Lawyers and the Perversion of Justice in America,

by Ralph Nader & Wesley J. Smith

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Click here for 18 full quotes from Ralph Nader in the book No Contest, by Ralph Nader.
OR click on an issue category below for a subset.
Budget & Economy
   1990s S&L crisis cost taxpayers billions.
   Corporate state gives away public assets to private monopoly.
   More public disclosure of corporate lawsuit outcomes.
   Legal delaying tactics cause crisis in confidence in law.
   Billing quotas pressure corporate lawyers to pad bills.
   Ethical rules should REQUIRE reporting corporate misconduct.
   Ridiculous to sell public land for corporate gold mining.
Government Reform
   Secret lawsuit settlements deprive public of power to decide.
   Tighten ethics rules on lawyers, to judge cases on merits.
   Ken Starr had conflict on partiality, and corporate ties.
   Supplement Legal Services Corporation with free lawyer work.
Health Care
   Big Pharma blocks selling generic drugs to Third World.
   Council for Tobacco Research is for propaganda, not research.
   Tobacco industry hid truth via attorney-client privilege.
   Stop shifting liability from HMOs to doctors.
   Stop firing doctors for pointing out bad conditions at HMOs.
Welfare & Poverty
   Housing legislation converted pro bono to profit.
   Lawyers have duty to do pro bono work for the poor.

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Corporate Lawyers and the Perversion of Justice in America,

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