Books by and about 2020 presidential candidates|
| Crippled America,|
by Donald J. Trump (2015)
by Cory Booker (2016)
| The Truths We Hold,|
by Kamala Harris (2019)
| Smart on Crime,|
by Kamala Harris (2010)
| Guide to Political Revolution,|
by Bernie Sanders (2017)
| Where We Go From Here,|
by Bernie Sanders (2018)
| Promise Me, Dad ,|
by Joe Biden (2017)
|Conscience of a Conservative,|
by Jeff Flake (2017)
| Two Paths,|
by Gov. John Kasich (2017)
|Every Other Monday,|
by Rep. John Kasich (2010)
|Courage is Contagious,|
by John Kasich (1998)
| Shortest Way Home,|
by Pete Buttigieg (2019)
| The Book of Joe ,|
by Jeff Wilser (2019; biography of Joe Biden)
by Michelle Obama (2018)
| Our Revolution,|
by Bernie Sanders (2016)
| This Fight Is Our Fight,|
by Elizabeth Warren (2017)
| Higher Loyalty,|
by James Comey (2018)
| The Making of Donald Trump,|
by David Cay Johnston (2017)
Books by and about the 2016 presidential election|
| What Happened ,|
by Hillary Clinton (2017)
| Higher Loyalty ,|
by James Comey (2018)
| Trump vs. Hillary On The Issues ,|
by Jesse Gordon (2016)
| Hard Choices,|
by Hillary Clinton (2014)
| Becoming ,|
by Michelle Obama (2018)
| Outsider in the White House,|
by Bernie Sanders (2015)
(click a book cover for a review or other books by or about the presidency from Amazon.com)
2007 Republican presidential primary debate in Orlando, sponsored by the Republican Party of Florida and Fox News, and moderated by Chris Wallace
| OnTheIssues.org excerpts: (click on issues for details)
Fred Thompson: Lobbied for Planned Parenthood,but always voted against them.
Budget & Economy|
Ron Paul: Maintain the value of the dollar, unlike Federal Reserve.
Mitt Romney: MA Constitution, by John Adams, has no same-sex marriage.
Ron Paul: Protect all voluntary associations; don’t define marriage.
Rudy Giuliani: No Marriage Amendment needed now, but maybe if DOMA fails.
Rudy Giuliani: FactCheck: NYC crime did drop, but others deserve credit too.
Fred Thompson: Voted for No Child Left Behind, but critics were right.
Fred Thompson: Allow states to experiment with vouchers & charter schools.
Rudy Giuliani: Empower parents to decide parochial, charter, or home school.
Rudy Giuliani: NYC public school system dysfunctional & should be blown up.
Families & Children|
Rudy Giuliani: Conservative record:I drove pornography out of Times Square.
Mike Huckabee: Law of the Sea Treaty gives away our sovereignty.
Fred Thompson: Tort reform ok for liability lawsuits; leave rest to states.
Fred Thompson: FactCheck: supported some tort reforms; opposed others.
Rudy Giuliani: Supports tort reform like “loser pays” rule.
Rudy Giuliani: FactCheck: Thompson with GOP; not obstacle to tort reform.
Duncan Hunter: Romney’s plan has 1,000 mandates; drives up cost by 35%.
Fred Thompson: Less benefits for high-income Medicare beneficiaries.
John McCain: Give individuals $2500 refundable tax credits for healthcare.
Mike Huckabee: We don’t have a healthcare system; it’s a healthcare maze.
Mitt Romney: Let states create their own private, market-based insurance.
Mitt Romney: Removing most mandates drove down premium cost by half.
Mitt Romney: FactCheck: HillaryCare closer to RomneyCare than “all gov’t”.
Mitt Romney: FactCheck: MA plan works, but Romney not proposing it for US.
Ron Paul: Insurance companies & gov’t make healthcare unaffordable.
Ron Paul: Transfer funds from debt & empire-building to healthcare.
Ron Paul: Socialized medicine won’t work; nor managed care.
Rudy Giuliani: Medicare and Medicaid need a private solution.
Rudy Giuliani: FactCheck: No evidence that free market would halve premiums.
Tom Tancredo: Greater individual opportunity for health savings accounts.
John McCain: Consult lawyers on war decisions; no half-cocked war basis.
Mitt Romney: Lawyers are the last people to ask about war decisions.
Mitt Romney: FactCheck: Bush cut military budget as much as Bill Clinton.
Fred Thompson: Voted for law to abolish sanctuary cities.
Rudy Giuliani: Sanctuary city policy helped make NYC most legal city in US.
Rudy Giuliani: FactCheck: NYC not “sanctuary” but did welcome illegals.
Tom Tancredo: FactCheck: no plan exists to pay Social Security to illegals.
Principles & Values|
Fred Thompson: Giuliani sides with Hillary on abortion, guns. & immigration.
Fred Thompson: Consistent since reading “Conscience of a Conservative”.
Fred Thompson: Free markets, free people, free enterprise.
John McCain: I didn’t manage for profit, I led for patriotism.
John McCain: Romney is conning people about conservatism of his record.
Mitt Romney: Acting like Hillary won’t keep Hillary out of White House.
Mitt Romney: Proud of his accomplishments in fighting the Liberal Lion.
Duncan Hunter: Address entitlement programs with trade policy.
Fred Thompson: Present mandatory spending cycle is unsustainable.
John McCain: We need personal savings accounts.
Mike Huckabee: Personalization of retirement funds, not privatization.
Mitt Romney: Private accounts work better than extending retirement age.
Mitt Romney: Favors private accounts; prepared to be entirely bold.
Ron Paul: Allow young people to get out of the system.
Rudy Giuliani: Get a consensus behind private accounts.
Rudy Giuliani: Supports adding private accounts for Social Security.
Tom Tancredo: Give people the ability to control their own money.
Fred Thompson: FactCheck: Top 40% do pay 99% of income tax, but not FICA.
War & Peace|
John McCain: I would much rather lose a campaign than lose a war.
The above quotations are from 2007 Republican presidential primary debate in Orlando, sponsored by the Republican Party of Florida and Fox News, and moderated by Chris Wallace.