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Do Not Ask What Good We Do
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The Path to Prosperity
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Ten Letters
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A Life of Trial and Redemption
about V.P. Joe Biden (2010)
No Apology
by Gov. Mitt Romney (2010)
Young Guns
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The Path to Prosperity
by Rep. Paul Ryan (2012)
Promises to Keep
by Vice Pres. Joe Biden (2007)
The Audacity of Hope
by Pres. Barack Obama (2006)
Turnaround
by Gov. Mitt Romney (2004)
Dreams from My Father
by Pres. Barack Obama (1996)

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Republican Debate at Calvin College, Grand Rapids MI, Jan. 10, 2000


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Abortion
    George W. Bush: No pro-life pledge; VP & judges will simply be qualified.
    Steve Forbes: Recommends pledging pro-life platform, VP, & judges.
Families & Children
    Alan Keyes: Save kidsí souls-they donít need free speech.
Foreign Policy
    Alan Keyes: Africa: No money for AIDS, because money wonít cure AIDS.
    Gary Bauer: Africa: Needs better governments, not bailouts.
    George W. Bush: Entrepreneurial China trade differs from totalitarian Cuba.
    George W. Bush: Cuba: No trade, since investments prop up Castro regime.
    George W. Bush: Africa: Rally world to help AIDS, but not with US funds.
    John McCain: Africa: Money for AIDS would be lost to corruption.
    Orrin Hatch: Africa: Helping with AIDS is our duty as a great nation.
    Steve Forbes: Africa: Unshackle drug companies, not US aid, to fight AIDS.
Free Trade
    Gary Bauer: Entrepreneurial China trade same as with totalitarian Cuba.
Government Reform
    George W. Bush: Agrees to no negative ads; stop tearing each other down.
    Steve Forbes: Negative ads are OK if they tell the truth.
Health Care
    Alan Keyes: AIDS is a moral crisis based on licentious behavior.
    Steve Forbes: Fight AIDS by changing peopleís personal behavior.
Tax Reform
    George W. Bush: Leaving money in Washington means bigger budget spending.
    George W. Bush: 1997 no-tax pledge: judge results, despite breaking pledge.
    George W. Bush: Cut top tax rate to 33% while cutting lower income taxes too.
    George W. Bush: ďA tax-cutting personĒ in TX, would do same for US.
    John McCain: Tax cuts should go to middle- & lower-income people.
    John McCain: Leaving money in Washington means President vetoes spending.
    Orrin Hatch: Leaving money in Washington means bigger budget spending.
    Steve Forbes: Evidence that Bush broke 1997 no-tax pledge.


The above quotations are from Republican Debate at Calvin College, Grand Rapids MI, Jan. 10, 2000.

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