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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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Seize the Moment
America's Challenge in a One-Superpower World
by Richard Nixon



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Click here for 46 full quotes from Richard Nixon in the book Seize the Moment, by Richard Nixon.
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Budget & Economy
    Address deficit through spending cuts, not tax increases.
Corporations
    Open American business schools in each East European country.
Drugs
    US spends as much on illegal drugs as rest of world combined.
Education
    Break the monopoly of the education establishment.
Foreign Policy
    Recast foreign policy with US as only superpower.
    Vital interest in preventing nukes by potential enemies.
    Top NATO priority: East Europe postcommunist recovery.
    Selective foreign aid to create incentives for change.
    Help construct viable post-Communist system in former USSR.
    Promote democratic self-determination away from Moscow.
    US assistance to new republics toward free market.
    Now is the springtime after the long winter of Communism.
    Renew transatlantic institutions; integrate Eastern Europe.
    Pacific Rim will take center stage in 21st century.
    Provide funds to increase Japan's geopolitical role.
    Keep China reforms alive until hard-line leadership passes.
    China must modernize; but US can't push too much.
    Islamic tolerance needs our support against fundamentalists.
    No President nor Congress will allow destruction of Israel.
    Improve the effectiveness of Third World economic assistance.
    Don't turn our back on the Southern Hemisphere.
    We should not allow billions of people in poverty.
Free Trade
    Push Japan on trade, but no retaliatory protectionism.
    China's MFN trade status key to US Pushing positive change.
    Tariffs are just another entitlement that saps incentive.
Gun Control
    We need gun laws stricter than the Brady Bill.
Health Care
    Do not tolerate 38 million Americans without medical care.
Homeland Security
    Military power is still relevant post-Cold War.
    START treaty fatally flawed; we can't eliminate nukes.
    Two world wars proves US can't ignore events in Europe.
    Support modernists in Muslim world over dictators.
    Nixon Doctrine: assist countries combating internal threats.
    We need SDI because of Iraq's nuclear ambitions.
Immigration
    Help underdeveloped world to avoid flood of refugees.
Principles & Values
    America represents freedom, opportunity, and individuality.
Technology
    Broadcast Radio Free China and Radio Free Tibet.
War & Peace
    Our mission was not completed with the defeat of communism.
    We liberated Kuwait, then royals shockingly refused reforms.
    Bomb Saddam's suspected WMD sites if he fails UN compliance.
    Israel-Palestine solution is land-for-peace formula.
    US should mediate Arab-Israeli peace initiative.
    Palestinian autonomy without right of return.
    Victory of freedom is a cause greater than winning Cold War.
Welfare & Poverty
    Entitlements are most ruinous concept of modern America.
    Giving money to the poor is tragically misguided.


The above quotations are from Seize the Moment
America's Challenge in a One-Superpower World
by Richard Nixon.
     

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