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)
"All-American Presidential Forum" at historically black Morgan State University in Baltimore, sponsored by PBS and moderated by Tom Joyner and Tavis Smiley, Sept. 27, 2007
| OnTheIssues.org excerpts: (click on issues for details)
Budget & Economy|
Sam Brownback: Stimulate economy in places where people are in need.
Alan Keyes: Address Black community with solid Republican principles.
Duncan Hunter: GOP should ask African Americans for their vote.
Mike Huckabee: Got 48% of black vote in AR; embarrassed at national GOP.
Sam Brownback: Disgrace that national GOP narrowing base by ignoring blacks.
Alan Keyes: Corporate elites want cheap immigrant labor.
Alan Keyes: Let neighborhood justices of the peace determine sentencing.
Alan Keyes: Death penalty is about universal justice.
Duncan Hunter: Trust juries to ensure equal justice.
Duncan Hunter: Death penalty is needed for deterrence.
Mike Huckabee: Nonsense of Three-Strikes makes system overrun with people.
Mike Huckabee: Death penalty is necessary part of criminal justice system.
Ron Paul: Changed opinion to anti-death penalty due to many mistakes.
Sam Brownback: Spent nights in jail & homeless shelters to study causes.
Sam Brownback: Death penalty only for bin Laden-level criminals.
Sam Brownback: Second Chance Act: faith-based & cuts recidivism in half.
Tom Tancredo: Far too many criminal statutes at the federal level.
Tom Tancredo: Death penalty is appropriate for heinous crimes like treason.
Mike Huckabee: More drug courts & rehab, instead of incarceration.
Ron Paul: Repeal most federal drug laws; blacks are treated unfairly.
Ron Paul: Inner-city minorities are punished unfairly in war on drugs.
Alan Keyes: Empower parents to choose schools that reflect their values.
Duncan Hunter: Make schools community-based with no mandated integration.
Sam Brownback: We still need integration, but voluntary & incentivized.
Tom Tancredo: Itís racist to say integration needed to educate black kids.
Tom Tancredo: Supports charter schools and voucher systems.
Families & Children|
Alan Keyes: Culture of selfish hedonism replaces marriage partnership.
Alan Keyes: 2-parent households rear kids with better health & education.
Tom Tancredo: Welfare hurts family; families teach morals & discipline.
Alan Keyes: No troops to Darfur; but support regional aid.
Duncan Hunter: Get UN to establish armed humanitarian convoys to Darfur.
Mike Huckabee: Genocide in Darfur matched by infanticide of the unborn.
Ron Paul: No constitutional or moral authority for US action in Darfur.
Sam Brownback: Stand up in the face of genocide in Darfur.
Tom Tancredo: Get UN to follow through in Darfur on Sudan Peace Act.
Alan Keyes: No representation for DC; it has a unique unifying status.
Duncan Hunter: Voter IDs are stumbling blocks, but necessary.
Mike Huckabee: Allow DC residents to vote on getting Representatives.
Mike Huckabee: Require photo ID for voting, to avoid fraud.
Ron Paul: DC voting representation should be determined by Amendment.
Ron Paul: No federal voter ID card; but state ID cards ok.
Sam Brownback: Supports Constitutional Amendment to allow DC representation.
Tom Tancredo: No representation for DC; to do so, give it back to MD & VA.
Tom Tancredo: Ok to require valid ID for voting.
Duncan Hunter: Let DC residents keep guns, then maybe ok to let them vote.
Alan Keyes: Before bringing back family doctor, bring back the family.
Duncan Hunter: Bring back family doctor, with tax breaks & less malpractice.
Mike Huckabee: Portable medical records that YOU own, not your doctor.
Mike Huckabee: System is upside down; focuses on intervention after illness.
Ron Paul: Managed care is expensive and hasnít worked.
Sam Brownback: Expand Health Savings Accounts.
Tom Tancredo: Supports drug reimport from Canada & Health Savings Accounts.
Tom Tancredo: Individual responsibility does work in health care.
Mike Huckabee: Raise enlistment rates with Veteransí Bill of Rights.
Alan Keyes: Control border first, or no other laws mater.
Alan Keyes: Blacks are hurt first by cheap immigrant labor.
Duncan Hunter: Folks here illegally have to leave, to protect our jobs.
Mike Huckabee: Focus on demand: penalize employers of illegal immigrants.
Ron Paul: No amnesty, but impractical to round up 12 million illegals.
Ron Paul: Immigration problem is consequence of welfare state.
Sam Brownback: Push enforcement at the worksite.
Tom Tancredo: Enforcing the law is not rounding people up.
Alan Keyes: Ensure job creation as means to provide health insurance.
Alan Keyes: Breakdown of family structure causes high black unemployment.
Mike Huckabee: Blacks still face racism & unequal opportunity in job market.
Ron Paul: Minimum wage takes away opportunities, especially for blacks.
War & Peace|
Alan Keyes: Bush focuses on democracy for Iraq; not security for America.
Alan Keyes: Our efforts in Iraq defend against a deep & terrible threat.
Duncan Hunter: Son has served two tours as a Marine in Iraq.
Ron Paul: We went into Iraq under false pretenses of WMD and 9/11.
Sam Brownback: Biden-Brownback bill: 3-state federalized solution.
Sam Brownback: We DID declare war against Iraq.
Tom Tancredo: Congress cannot decide how to fight war; only fund or defund.
Welfare & Poverty|
Duncan Hunter: GOP reforms changed cycle of welfare into employment.
Tom Tancredo: Welfare state in 1960s caused decline in black wage rates.
The above quotations are from "All-American Presidential Forum" at historically black Morgan State University in Baltimore, sponsored by PBS and moderated by Tom Joyner and Tavis Smiley, Sept. 27, 2007.