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

Book Reviews

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A Patriot`s Handbook
Songs, Poems, Stories, and Speeches Celebrating the Land We Love
by Caroline Kennedy



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 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
Abortion
    Anthony Kennedy: By rule of stare decisis, we uphold Roe v. Wade.
    Anthony Kennedy: Constitutional analysis of Roe: abortion is a right.
    David Souter: By rule of stare decisis, we uphold Roe v. Wade.
    David Souter: Constitutional analysis of Roe: abortion is a right.
    Sandra Day O`Connor: By rule of stare decisis, we uphold Roe v. Wade.
    Sandra Day O`Connor: Constitutional analysis of Roe: abortion is a right.
Budget & Economy
    Ronald Reagan: Pundits declared us "radical" but we were right.
Civil Rights
    Bill Clinton: No quotas and no reverse discrimination.
    Caroline Kennedy: US civil rights movement sparked international human rights.
    Bill Clinton: Affirmative action is a moral imperative.
    Hillary Clinton: Women's suffrage was 72-year struggle, but not a shot fired.
    Ted Kennedy: ADA applies to private sector as well as public sector.
    Ted Kennedy: Equal Rights Amendment recognizes "Founding Mothers".
Crime
    Jimmy Carter: Global standard to ban death penalty, at least for children.
Education
    William Rehnquist: School vouchers are neutral with respect to religion.
    Ronald Reagan: New patriotism: Teach national pride and civic spirit.
Energy & Oil
    Ted Kennedy: Proud of safe energy over nuclear future.
Environment
    Caroline Kennedy: Protect the wilderness for future generations.
Families & Children
    Hillary Clinton: Improving women's lives improves children's lives.
Foreign Policy
    Richard Nixon: 1972: Cultural, trade, and journalistic contact with China.
Government Reform
    Caroline Kennedy: Election Day makes me proud to be an American.
    Gerald Ford: Truth is the glue that holds our government together.
Health Care
    Ted Kennedy: AIDS victims need protection against discrimination.
Homeland Security
    Caroline Kennedy: War on terrorism is a fight for freedom.
    Ruth Bader Ginsburg: Military spousal support should be equal by gender.
    Jimmy Carter: US is sole superpower, but world is a more dangerous place.
    George W. Bush: 9-11 attack was an act of war by Al Qaeda.
    Ronald Reagan: To preserve the peace, we had to become strong again.
Immigration
    Caroline Kennedy: My family faced painful anti-Irish discrimination.
    Arnold Schwarzenegger: Arrived as immigrant with only $20 in his pocket.
Principles & Values
    Caroline Kennedy: A Patriot's Handbook: compose a narrative of America.
    Caroline Kennedy: Flag represents patriotism from jingoism to protest.
    Al Gore: Challenged Florida results based on Equal Protection Clause.
    George W. Bush: Florida recount mechanisms are too arbitrary.
    Ronald Reagan: Great Communicator? I just spoke common sense.
    Ronald Reagan: Shining City on a Hill: she still stands strong and true.
    George Bush Sr.: My mission is to complete work begun in 1980.
    Gerald Ford: I'm not elected, but also I'm not indebted to anyone.
    John McCain: Secret Pledge of Allegiance: most meaning of POW's day.
Technology
    Ted Kennedy: Paratransit for disabled prevents normal societal function.
    Ronald Reagan: Genesis says material abundance comes from spirit.
War & Peace
    John Kerry: Nothing in Vietnam realistically threatened America.
Welfare & Poverty
    Arnold Schwarzenegger: In land of opportunity, millions are left behind.
    Richard Nixon: Kitchen Debate: Right to choose is the difference.


The above quotations are from A Patriot`s Handbook
Songs, Poems, Stories, and Speeches Celebrating the Land We Love
by Caroline Kennedy.

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