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Do Not Ask What Good We Do
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The Path to Prosperity
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Ten Letters
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A Life of Trial and Redemption
about V.P. Joe Biden (2010)
No Apology
by Gov. Mitt Romney (2010)
Young Guns
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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)

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The Reagan-Carter Presidential Debate, Oct, 1980

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    Excerpts from the 1980 presidential debates between President Jimmy Carter and Governor Ronald Reagan:
  • September 21, 1980: in Baltimore (Reagan vs. Rep. John Anderson)
  • October 28, 1980: in Cleveland (Reagan vs. Pres. Carter)

    Other historical debate series:
  • Kennedy vs. Nixon, 1960
  • Carter vs. Ford, 1976
  • Clinton vs. Bush, 1992

    Historical transcripts from the American Presidency Project
 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
Budget & Economy
    Ronald Reagan: Inflation doesn't come upon us like plague; it's government.
Energy & Oil
    Jimmy Carter: Invest windfall profits tax in synthetic fuels & solar.
    Ronald Reagan: Lower regulations on coal; explore for oil offshore in OCS.
    Ronald Reagan: CA established CWA and OSHA, but over Reagan's objections.
Homeland Security
    Jimmy Carter: Steady increase in defense to offset 37% drop since 1969.
    Jimmy Carter: SALT II is result of 7 years of bipartisan negotiations.
    Ronald Reagan: America has never gotten in a war because we were too strong.
    Ronald Reagan: Scrap SALT II treaty; too many unilateral concessions.
    Ronald Reagan: Minimum wage does away with jobs, especially for black youth.
Social Security
    Jimmy Carter: Voluntarily name beneficiaries, but no other voluntary part.
    Ronald Reagan: Social security system was based on a false premise.
    Jimmy Carter: Revitalize inner cities with $43B for transportation systems.
War & Peace
    Jimmy Carter: Kept our country at peace, and extend peace to others.
    Jimmy Carter: Strength is imperative for peace, but goal is peace.
Welfare & Poverty
    Ronald Reagan: Development zones to reverse decline of our cities.

The above quotations are from The Reagan-Carter Presidential Debate, Oct, 1980.

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