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Books by and about 2020 presidential candidates
Crippled America,
by Donald J. Trump (2015)
United,
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)
Becoming,
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)

Book Reviews

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Do I Stand Alone?
Going to the Mat Against Political Pawns and Media Jackals

by Jesse Ventura, Julie Mooney



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Click here for 37 full quotes from Jesse Ventura in the book Do I Stand Alone.
OR click on an issue category below for a subset.
 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
Abortion
    Keep abortion legal on privacy grounds.
Budget & Economy
    Government is no bottomless pit of money-it’s from you & me.
Civil Rights
    Against funding National Endowment for the Arts.
    As football commentator, found name “Redskins” offensive.
    Gay domestic partnership OK; not gay marriage.
    Equal opportunity for women; but equal responsibility too.
Crime
    Crime statistics are distorted to encourage racism.
    Opposes “Three Strikes”; leave discretion to judges.
Drugs
    Drug addiction is a health problem, not a crime.
    Drug War fails like Prohibition did.
Education
    Public schools can’t advocate religion; private prayer OK.
    Teach “creation science” in church, not schools.
    Fund schools at state level instead of via property taxes.
Energy & Oil
    Overcome dependency on foreign oil.
Foreign Policy
    Global cooperation OK; world government not.
Free Trade
    Trading with China is a no-brainer.
    Opening markets will cause China’s downfall.
Government Reform
    Ban campaigning while earning a public paycheck.
    Ban PAC funding; limit soft money; limit free air time.
    Constitution is designed to be interpreted.
    Feds leach away states’ rights.
Gun Control
    Gun responsibility goes with gun rights.
Health Care
    No national care, but pure capitalism can’t work.
    Supports “Minnesota Care”; tax to pay for uninsured.
Immigration
    Immigration is an integral part of who we are.
    Official English leads to Official Christianity.
Jobs
    Subsidize ethanol like we subsidize oil.
    Unions support Democrats even when interests are elsewhere.
Principles & Values
    Political “horse races” ignore the issues.
    Religious Right & extreme left are both “morality brokers”.
    Considers himself a moderate libertarian.
    Parties need ideological base as well as grassroots.
Tax Reform
    Repeal the 16th Amendment.
    Replace income with national sales tax.
Technology
    Leave Internet sales tax to states.
Welfare & Poverty
    Social programs should be a safety net, not a hammock.
    Focus welfare on jobs & training.


The above quotations are from Do I Stand Alone?
Going to the Mat Against Political Pawns and Media Jackals

by Jesse Ventura, Julie Mooney.

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