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Books by and about 2020 presidential candidates
Crippled America,
by Donald J. Trump (2015)
United,
by Cory Booker (2016)
The Truths We Hold,
by Kamala Harris (2019)
Smart on Crime,
by Kamala Harris (2010)
Guide to Political Revolution,
by Bernie Sanders (2017)
Where We Go From Here,
by Bernie Sanders (2018)
Promise Me, Dad ,
by Joe Biden (2017)
Conscience of a Conservative,
by Jeff Flake (2017)
Two Paths,
by Gov. John Kasich (2017)
Every Other Monday,
by Rep. John Kasich (2010)
Courage is Contagious,
by John Kasich (1998)
Shortest Way Home,
by Pete Buttigieg (2019)
The Book of Joe ,
by Jeff Wilser (2019; biography of Joe Biden)
Becoming,
by Michelle Obama (2018)
Our Revolution,
by Bernie Sanders (2016)
This Fight Is Our Fight,
by Elizabeth Warren (2017)
Higher Loyalty,
by James Comey (2018)
The Making of Donald Trump,
by David Cay Johnston (2017)
Books by and about the 2016 presidential election
What Happened ,
by Hillary Clinton (2017)
Higher Loyalty ,
by James Comey (2018)
Trump vs. Hillary On The Issues ,
by Jesse Gordon (2016)
Hard Choices,
by Hillary Clinton (2014)
Becoming ,
by Michelle Obama (2018)
Outsider in the White House,
by Bernie Sanders (2015)

Book Reviews

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All the Best, George Bush
My Life in Letters and Other Writings



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Click here for 35 full quotes from George Bush Sr. in the book All the Best.
OR click on an issue category below for a subset.
 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
Abortion
    Pro-life; against advocating abortion in any form.
Budget & Economy
    Not interested in spend-spend-spend agenda.
    Saw 1992 economy as recovering; public did not.
Civil Rights
    Supports school prayer, like Pledge of Allegiance.
    Called for Constitutional Amendment against flag burning.
    Avoiding censorship more important than defunding NEA.
    Civil Rights Act: ban discrimination without quotas.
Drugs
    Noriega in prison helps Panama and hurts drug lords.
Environment
    Balance economy with environment.
Foreign Policy
    Principled relations with China advances world peace.
    Conciliation after Tiananmen if China freed jailed students.
    Warsaw Pact falling was fragile time: don't provoke USSR.
    Funding Warsaw Pact rebellions makes them look American-run.
    Economic sanctions for Soviet actions in Baltics.
    Recognized Baltics to encourage Gorbachev.
    Do as much as possible to stabilize Russia.
Gun Control
    Opposes gun control because it does not work.
    Ban semi-automatic imports; but committed to gunowner rights.
Health Care
    Fight AIDS by encouraging families; test AIDS at marriage.
Homeland Security
    Crowning achievement: eliminating SS18s with START-II.
    Military experience helped make right decision on war.
Immigration
    Supports “English First” but not via federal law.
Principles & Values
    Philosophy for presidency, without catchy slogans.
    Now that I'm president, I'll never eat broccoli again.
    The Vision Thing: leadership at home & in the world.
    Memoir intended to show his heartbeat, via personal letters.
Social Security
    We should be unafraid to reduce future benefits.
War & Peace
    Saddam's choice: comply with UN or face destruction.
    Force the Butcher of Baghdad to end the Rape of Kuwait.
    No second guessing; let military commanders decide details.
    Avoided “mission creep” in not attacking Baghdad.
    Engage US in Mideast land-for-peace talks, including Golan.
    No loans to Israel until West Bank settlements stop.
    Serbia: Most blame Milosevic, but others have killed too.
    Somalia: let UN do peacekeeping, not US.


The above quotations are from All the Best, George Bush
My Life in Letters and Other Writings.

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