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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 2010-2015


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    from Supreme Court 2010s (number of quotes indicated):
  • Anthony Kennedy (7) Republican Appointee to Supreme Court
  • Antonin Scalia (8) Republican Appointee to Supreme Court
  • Barack Obama (1) Democratic President (elected 2008)
  • Clarence Thomas (6) Republican Appointee to Supreme Court
  • Elena Kagan (13) Democratic Appointee to Supreme Court
  • John Paul Stevens (1) Republican Appointee to Supreme Court (retired 2010)
  • John Roberts (6) Republican Appointee to Supreme Court
  • Ken Cuccinelli (1) Virginia Republican Challenger
  • Ruth Bader Ginsburg (6) Democratic Appointee to Supreme Court
  • Samuel Alito (5) Republican Appointee to Supreme Court
  • Sonia Sotomayor (6) Democratic Appointee to Supreme Court
  • Stephen Breyer (6) Democratic Appointee to Supreme Court
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 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
Abortion
    Elena Kagan: Compromise on abortion if core rights & exceptions upheld.
Civil Rights
    Anthony Kennedy: No longer deny gays the profound liberty of marriage.
    Anthony Kennedy: Living Constitution: apply 14th amendment to gay marriage.
    Antonin Scalia: Showy profundities on gay marriage are profoundly incoherent.
    Antonin Scalia: Everyone in history, until 15 years ago, understood marriage.
    Clarence Thomas: Anti-gay marriage laws not the same as anti-miscegenation.
    Elena Kagan: Concurred on no longer deny gays the right to marriage.
    John Roberts: Constitution says nothing about marriage OR gay marriage.
    Ruth Bader Ginsburg: Concurred on no longer deny gays the right to marriage.
    Sonia Sotomayor: Concurred on no longer deny gays the right to marriage.
    Stephen Breyer: Concurred on no longer deny gays the right to marriage.
    Anthony Kennedy: Concurred on allowing federal ObamaCare subsidies.
    Elena Kagan: Concurred on allowing federal ObamaCare subsidies.
    Ruth Bader Ginsburg: Concurred on allowing federal ObamaCare subsidies.
    Sonia Sotomayor: Concurred on allowing federal ObamaCare subsidies.
    Stephen Breyer: Concurred on allowing federal ObamaCare subsidies.
    Anthony Kennedy: Overturn DOMA; equal protection for same-sex couples.
    Ken Cuccinelli: Traditional marriage isn't sexual-orientation discrimination.
    Elena Kagan: Oppose don't-ask-don't-tell but defend it as current law.
    Elena Kagan: Defend Defense of Marriage Act, since it is the law.
    Elena Kagan: OpEd: Conservatives see Kagan as sure vote for gay rights.
Corporations
    Anthony Kennedy: Wrote Citizens United:Corporate spending is protected speech.
    Antonin Scalia: Corporate political spending is protected free speech.
    Barack Obama: Citizens United is a victory for Wall Street & Big Business.
    Clarence Thomas: Corporate spending is protected speech, even if anonymous.
    John Paul Stevens: Corporate political spending is not protected free speech.
    John Roberts: Corporate political spending is protected free speech.
    Ruth Bader Ginsburg: Corporate political spending is not protected free speech.
    Samuel Alito: Corporate political spending is protected free speech.
    Sonia Sotomayor: Corporate political spending is not protected free speech.
    Stephen Breyer: Corporate political spending is not protected free speech.
Education
    Elena Kagan: No reverse discrimination unless justified by other reasons.
    Elena Kagan: 2000: Limited public aid to parochial schools is ok.
    Elena Kagan: 1998: Don't justify all-girl school by making all-boy school.
Environment
    Elena Kagan: Established environmental law program at Harvard.
Families & Children
    Antonin Scalia: Let states decide same-sex marriage; keep federal DOMA.
    Clarence Thomas: Constitution doesn't define marriage, so let states decide.
    Elena Kagan: Overturn DOMA; equal protection for same-sex couples.
    John Roberts: Interests in uniformity and stability justify DOMA.
    Ruth Bader Ginsburg: Overturn DOMA; equal protection for same-sex couples.
    Samuel Alito: Constitution doesn't define marriage, so DOMA should stand.
    Sonia Sotomayor: Overturn DOMA; equal protection for same-sex couples.
    Stephen Breyer: Overturn DOMA; equal protection for same-sex couples.
Government Reform
    Anthony Kennedy: Federal control over state voting is outdated.
    Antonin Scalia: Federal control over state voting is outdated.
    Clarence Thomas: Federal control over state voting is unconstitutional.
    Elena Kagan: Voting Rights Act still needed to prevent discrimination.
    John Roberts: Federal control over state voting is outdated.
    Ruth Bader Ginsburg: Voting Rights Act still needed to prevent discrimination.
    Samuel Alito: Federal control over state voting is outdated.
    Sonia Sotomayor: Voting Rights Act still needed to prevent discrimination.
    Stephen Breyer: Voting Rights Act still needed to prevent discrimination.
Health Care
    Antonin Scalia: We should start calling ObamaCare "SCOTUS-care".
    John Roberts: ObamaCare improves health insurance market: not destroy them.
    Antonin Scalia: ObamaCare "state exchanges" cannot be federal exchanges.
    Clarence Thomas: Concurs that ObamaCare "state exchanges" cannot be federal.
    Samuel Alito: Concurs that ObamaCare "state exchanges" cannot be federal.
    Anthony Kennedy: ObamaCare's individual mandate is unconstitutional.
    Antonin Scalia: ObamaCare's individual mandate is unconstitutional.
    Clarence Thomas: ObamaCare interprets Commerce Clause too broadly.
    Elena Kagan: ObamaCare's mandate is constitutional under Commerce Clause.
    John Roberts: ObamaCare's individual mandate is constitutional as a tax.
    Ruth Bader Ginsburg: ObamaCare's mandate is constitutional under Commerce Clause.
    Samuel Alito: ObamaCare's individual mandate is unconstitutional.
    Sonia Sotomayor: ObamaCare's mandate is constitutional under Commerce Clause.
    Stephen Breyer: ObamaCare's mandate is constitutional under Commerce Clause.


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