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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. Reagan's State of the Union messages to Congress, 1982-1988


Click here for 23 full quotes from Ronald Reagan in the book Pres. Reagan'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 Ronald Reagan:

  • January 26, 1982
  • January 25, 1983
  • January 25, 1984
  • February 6, 1985
  • February 4, 1986
  • January 27, 1987
  • January 25, 1988

 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
Abortion
    An unborn child is a living human being.
Budget & Economy
    End "stagflation" with cuts to taxes and spending.
    Reduce deficit by growth, lower interest, & spending control.
    Double-digit inflation is no longer a way of life.
    Federal spending freeze: limited to rate of inflation.
    Require the Federal Government to live within its means.
Corporations
    Reduce corporate tax rates & keep incentives for capital.
Crime
    Reform habeas corpus; more compassion for victims.
Drugs
    Defeat the scourge of drugs, starting with our children.
    Drug use falling: our students are just saying no to drugs.
Education
    Establish education savings accounts as college incentive.
    Tuition tax credits: avoid double payment for private school.
    Replace obsession with dollars with commitment to quality.
Families & Children
    Bedrock values: faith, family, work, neighborhood.
    As the family goes, so goes our civilization.
    Breakdown of the family causes "welfare culture".
Free Trade
    Protectionism is destructionism: free, open, & fair trade.
Government Reform
    In 1981, cut 23,000 pages of Federal Register regulations.
Health Care
    Waste & fraud permeate every area of Medicare & Medicaid.
Homeland Security
    One major regret: I took a risk with Iran & it did not work.
Tax Reform
    Index tax rates so inflation can't push to higher brackets.
Technology
    Permanently manned space station within a decade.
War & Peace
    We support the Mujahidin, freedom fighters in Afghanistan.


The above quotations are from Pres. Reagan's State of the Union messages to Congress, 1982-1988.

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