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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)

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Pres. Ford's State of the Union messages to Congress, 1975-1977


Click here for 14 full quotes from Gerald Ford in the book Pres. Ford's State of the Union speeches.
OR click on an issue category below for a subset.
    Excerpts from State of the Union speeches by President Richard Nixon:

  • January 15, 1975
  • January 19, 1976
  • January 12, 1977

 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
Corporations
    Reduce corporate tax rate from 48% to 46%.
Crime
    To be effective, punishment must be swift and certain.
Drugs
    Mandatory sentences for sale of hard drugs.
Energy & Oil
    12% investment tax credit for nuclear power plants.
Foreign Policy
    Build long-term basis for coexistence with Communists.
Free Trade
    Begin trade with developing nations.
Gun Control
    500 new federal agents to help stop sale & use of handguns.
Health Care
    Catastrophic health insurance for all Medicare recipients.
Jobs
    Job-creation tax incentive where unemployment exceeds 7%.
Principles & Values
    New balance: for both government and individuals.
    It is time we quit downgrading ourselves as a nation.
Social Security
    0.3% increase in payroll tax to ensure Trust Fund.
Tax Reform
    One-time rebate of $1000 per person & $4B for businesses.
Welfare & Poverty
    Long overdue reform of scandal-riddled food stamp program.


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  • Gerald Ford

The above quotations are from Pres. Ford's State of the Union messages to Congress, 1975-1977.

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