Republican Debate at Calvin College, Grand Rapids MI, Jan. 10, 2000
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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.
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.
Gary Bauer: Entrepreneurial China trade same as with totalitarian Cuba.
George W. Bush: Agrees to no negative ads; stop tearing each other down.
Steve Forbes: Negative ads are OK if they tell the truth.
Alan Keyes: AIDS is a moral crisis based on licentious behavior.
Steve Forbes: Fight AIDS by changing peopleís personal behavior.
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.