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Books by and about 2016 presidential candidates
Hard Choices,
by Hillary Clinton (2014)
Crippled America ,
by Donald J. Trump (2015)
Trump vs. Hillary On The Issues ,
by Jesse Gordon (2016)
Outsider in the White House,
by Bernie Sanders (2015)
American Dreams,
by Marco Rubio (2015)
Taking a Stand,
by Rand Paul (2015)
Unintimidated,
by Scott Walker (2013)
A Time for Truth,
by Ted Cruz (2015)
One Nation,
by Ben Carson (2014)
Trump/Pence vs. Clinton/Kaine On the Issues ,
by Jesse Gordon (2016)
Living History ,
by Hillary Rodham Clinton (2003)
Between Hope and History ,
by Bill Clinton (1996)
In Harmís Way ,
by Dr. Jill Stein (2000)
Democrat vs. Republican vs. Green vs. Libertarian,
Four Party's Presidential Nominees On The Issues (2016)
Books by and about 2012 presidential candidates
Ten Letters
about Pres. Barack Obama (2011)
Do Not Ask What Good We Do
about Rep. Paul Ryan (2012)

Book Reviews

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Supreme Court decisions 1980-1999


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    from Supreme Court 1980s-1990s (number of quotes indicated):
  • Antonin Scalia (5) Republican Appointee to Supreme Court
  • Clarence Thomas (20) Republican Appointee to Supreme Court
  • David Souter (1) Republican Appointee to Supreme Court (retired 2009)
  • Harry Blackmun (2)
  • John Paul Stevens (2) Republican Appointee to Supreme Court (retired 2010)
  • Sandra Day O`Connor (2) Republican Appointee to Supreme Court (retired 2005)
  • William Rehnquist (2) Republican Appointee to Supreme Court (until 2005)
    OR click on an issue category below for a subset.
 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
Abortion
    Antonin Scalia: Leave abortion to states; Court should get out of this area.
    Clarence Thomas: Defining abortion position would prejudge abortion cases.
    Clarence Thomas: Personally views back-alley illegal abortions as torture.
    Clarence Thomas: Never discussed Roe v. Wade in law school nor since.
    Clarence Thomas: Privacy is protected; no comment on application to abortion.
    Clarence Thomas: Overruling previous cases is a very serious matter.
Civil Rights
    Antonin Scalia: Limit employer liability for sexual harassment by employees.
    Antonin Scalia: Employee must prove negligence to sue city for harassment.
    Clarence Thomas: Limit employer liability for sexual harassment by employees.
    Clarence Thomas: Employee must prove negligence to sue city for harassment.
    Clarence Thomas: Tension between affirmative help and undermining dignity.
    Clarence Thomas: Reaching out to minorities is OK; but no quotas.
    Clarence Thomas: Supports scholarships & internships for minorities & women.
Crime
    Clarence Thomas: Balance victimís rights with defendantís rights.
    Clarence Thomas: Due process in death penalty cases, but limited restrictions.
    Clarence Thomas: Uniform sentencing guidelines have eliminated much disparity.
    Antonin Scalia: Statistical racial sentencing disparities are inevitable.
    Harry Blackmun: Statistical racial sentencing disparities unconstitutional.
    John Paul Stevens: Statistical racial sentencing disparities unconstitutional.
    Sandra Day O`Connor: Statistical racial sentencing disparities are inevitable.
    William Rehnquist: Statistical racial sentencing disparities are inevitable.
    Harry Blackmun: Black defendants have Constitutional right to blacks on jury.
    John Paul Stevens: Black defendants have Constitutional right to blacks on jury.
    Sandra Day O`Connor: Black defendants have Constitutional right to blacks on jury.
    William Rehnquist: Black defendants have no right to blacks on jury.
Education
    Clarence Thomas: God in schools creates values; but wall of separation needed.
Foreign Policy
    Clarence Thomas: Supported stock divestiture from South Africa.
Government Reform
    Clarence Thomas: Regulating commerce does not encompass 50 states' laws.
    Clarence Thomas: If Congress could regulate all commerce, why enumerate?
    Clarence Thomas: Judges should not impose their will, but just interpret law.
Gun Control
    Antonin Scalia: Felons may possess guns unless state explicitly prohibits it.
    Clarence Thomas: Felons may possess guns unless state explicitly prohibits it.
    David Souter: Felons may possess guns unless state explicitly prohibits it.
Welfare & Poverty
    Clarence Thomas: Public housing entitlements are good programs.


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