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Books by and about 2012 presidential nominees
Do Not Ask What Good We Do
about Rep. Paul Ryan (2012)
The Path to Prosperity
by Rep. Paul Ryan (2012)
Ten Letters
about Pres. Barack Obama (2011)
A Life of Trial and Redemption
about V.P. Joe Biden (2010)
No Apology
by Gov. Mitt Romney (2010)
Young Guns
by Rep. Paul Ryan et al (2010)
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)

Book Reviews

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Power and Terror
Post-9/11 Talks and Interviews
by Noam Chomsky



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 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
Drugs
    Noam Chomsky: Poisoning crops & biodiversity justified as "war on drugs".
Foreign Policy
    Bill Clinton: 1990s: Supported military junta in Haiti.
    Colin Powell: We embargo Haiti because of our love of democracy.
    George Bush Sr.: 1980s-90s: Supported military junta in Haiti.
    Jimmy Carter: Cuban embargo helps Castro but doesn't harm Cubans.
    Noam Chomsky: US foreign aid is most miserly of all major countries.
    Noam Chomsky: Cuban embargo is almost a humanitarian catastrophe.
    Noam Chomsky: Haitian embargo has stopped all rebuilding efforts.
    Ronald Reagan: OpEd: Allied with South Africa despite a million killings.
Homeland Security
    Ronald Reagan: 1980s: Focus of US foreign policy would be "War on Terror".
    Noam Chomsky: 9-11 was historic event because of who the victims were.
    Noam Chomsky: In Japan, "Ground Zero" evokes atomic bomb, not 9-11.
Principles & Values
    Noam Chomsky: US freedom & privilege mean we must use power responsibly.
War & Peace
    John F. Kennedy: In early 1960s, nobody protested US attacks in Vietnam.
    Noam Chomsky: 1966: protests against Vietnam met with extreme hostility.
    Bill Clinton: OpEd: Aided Saddam even after he gassed the Kurds.
    George Bush Sr.: OpEd: Aided Saddam even after he used chemical weapons.
    George Bush Sr.: OpEd: Authorized Saddam to crush 1991 Shiite resistance.
    Jimmy Carter: Admired the Shah of Iran until his overthrow in 1979.
    Noam Chomsky: US declared independent Iran as evil in 1953 & in 1979.
    Noam Chomsky: US opposes Iraqi democracy because they get closer to Iran.


The above quotations are from Power and Terror
Post-9/11 Talks and Interviews
by Noam Chomsky.

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