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Excerpts from Books by and about 2008 candidates
Sen. John McCain (R, AZ)
Why Courage Matters
Sen. Barack Obama(D, IL)
Dreams From My Father
Sen. Joe Biden (D, DE)
Promises to Keep
Gov. Sarah Palin (R, AK)
New Energy for Alaska
Rep. Bob Barr (L)
The Meaning of IS
Rep. Cynthia McKinney (G)
Green Party Debate
Ralph Nader (I)
The Good Fight
Alan Keyes (NAIP)
Our Character, Our Future

Sen. Hillary Clinton
It Takes A Village
Mayor Rudy Giuliani
Leadership
Gov. Mike Huckabee
Character Makes A Difference
Amb. Alan Keyes
Our Character, Our Future
Rep. Ron Paul
Freedom Under Siege
Gov. Mitt Romney
Turnaround

(click a book cover for excerpts and a review or other books by or about the presidency from Amazon.com)

Back-to-back speeches by John McCain and Barack Obama at the 99th NAACP Convention, July 2008


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    from Back-to-back speeches at the 99th NAACP Convention, July 2008 (number of quotes indicated):
  • Barack Obama (11)
  • John McCain (11)
    OR click on an issue category below for a subset.
Budget & Economy
   John McCain: Canít pass trillions of dollars of debt to our children.
Corporations
   Barack Obama: We still need corporate ethics & vigilant government.
Crime
   Barack Obama: Job training for ex-offenders, to avoid return to crime.
Education
   Barack Obama: Fight for social & economic justice begins in the classroom.
   John McCain: Vouchers and school choice for all.
   John McCain: Pay bonuses to teachers in the most troubled schools.
   John McCain: Offer more choices to those who wish to become teachers.
   John McCain: Target funding to recruit top graduates as teachers.
   John McCain: Direct $750 million to build virtual schools.
   John McCain: Give parents easier access to obtain help for their children.
Families & Children
   Barack Obama: Parents provide guidance by turning off TV & video games.
Health Care
   Barack Obama: Give more help to those denied a life of dignity & respect.
   Barack Obama: Guaranteed health care for anyone who needs it.
   John McCain: Large tax credit for families to buy their health care.
Jobs
   John McCain: Raising taxes eliminates jobs.
   John McCain: Produce jobs by producing Americaís own energy.
Principles & Values
   Barack Obama: We have to demand more from ourselves.
Tax Reform
   Barack Obama: Tax cut for middle class and relief to struggling homeowners.
   Barack Obama: Expand the Earned Income Tax Credit.
   John McCain: Double the personal tax exemption for every dependent.
War & Peace
   Barack Obama: $10 billion a month spent in Iraq should be spent in the US.
Welfare & Poverty
   Barack Obama: Still denying decent wages, good benefits, & fair treatment.


The above quotations are from Back-to-back speeches by John McCain and Barack Obama at the 99th NAACP Convention, July 2008.

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