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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)
by Gov. Mitt Romney (2004)
Dreams from My Father
by Pres. Barack Obama (1996)

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Earth in the Balance: Ecology and the Human Spirit, by Al Gore

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Click here for 34 full quotes from Al Gore in the book Earth in the Balance.
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Energy & Oil
    The effects of global warming on polar ice are significant.
    Global warming is a strategic threat.
    Global Marshall Plan must include the First and Third worlds.
    Global Marshall Plan: Five strategic goals.
    Global Warming is a clear & present threat; but preventable.
    Kyoto goals are an indispensable first step.
    Our beaches mirror the degradation of the environment.
    America is not responding to environmental danger signals.
    Half of all American waters are polluted.
    If we do nothing else, save the rain forest.
    Americans generate too much waste.
    Industrialism has led to tremendous waste and pollution.
    In the U.S., chemicals constitute most hazardous waste.
    The US should lead the global environmental movement.
    Environmentalism can only thrive where democracy thrives.
    Calculate environmental impact when measuring profit.
    Economics does not account for the cost of consumption.
    Internal combustion engines interfere with earth’s cleansing.
    Civilization and the earth are increasingly in conflict.
    The world must unite to save the environment.
    Every individual should take responsibility for the earth.
    A balance between civilization and the earth is needed.
    Welcomes criticism as “too environmental”.
    Ozone protection is working; keep up diligence.
    Big Lie: good environment is bad economics.
    Strengthen CAA; polluters pay for air cleanup.
    Replacing internal combustion is possible & will create jobs.
Government Reform
    Politicians address immediate problems, not long-term ones.
    Our leaders are ignoring the threat to the environment.
    Polls and technology dominate politics, not substance.
    Global warming will cause Third World flight to the West.
    More bio-energy means less greenhouse emissions & more jobs.
Principles & Values
    Earth in the Balance is a call to action and hope.
    Promote $500B market for energy technology.

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