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Books by and about 2020 presidential candidates
Crippled America,
by Donald J. Trump (2015)
Fire and Fury,
by Michael Wolff (2018)
Trump Revealed,
by Michael Kranish and Marc Fisher (2016)
The Making of Donald Trump,
by David Cay Johnston (2016)
Promise Me, Dad ,
by Joe Biden (2017)
The Book of Joe ,
by Jeff Wilser (2019; biography of Joe Biden)
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)
Our Revolution,
by Bernie Sanders (2016)
This Fight Is Our Fight,
by Elizabeth Warren (2017)
by Cory Booker (2016)
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)
by Michelle Obama (2018)
Higher Loyalty,
by James Comey (2018)
The Making of Donald Trump,
by David Cay Johnston (2017)
Higher Loyalty ,
by James Comey (2018)
Trump vs. Hillary On The Issues ,
by Jesse Gordon (2016)
Outsider in the White House,
by Bernie Sanders (2015)

Book Reviews

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Columns and news articles in the newsmagazine National Review

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    Articles in The National Review magazine:
  • On 2022 Georgia Governor race, "Stacey Abrams Dodges on Whether She'd Accept Georgia Gubernatorial Election Results," by Caroline Downey, October 17, 2022 , (Link)
  • National Review, "Rahm Emanuel: Hey, Let's Strip Gun Owners of Due-Process Rights," by David Harsanyi, March 29, 2021
  • 2020-MN-5-House: "The Squad Pushes Back after Obama Criticizes 'Defund the Police' Slogan," by Brittany Bernstein, December 2, 2020
  • 2022-SC-Senate & 2020-TN-Senate: "American Families Want More School Choice," by Alexandra Desanctis, September 30, 2020
  • 2022_MI_Gov: "Mich. Gov. Orders State Employees to Conduct 'Implicit Bias Training'," by Zachary Evans, August 5, 2020
  • 2020-Veepstakes: "Susan Rice Blames 'Foreign Actors' for Stirring George Floyd Protests," by Zachary Evans, June 1, 2020
  • 2020-OR-Senate: "Against Jo Rae Perkins", May 23, 2020
  • 2020-MI-Senate: "John James, the Michigan GOP's Rising Star" by John J. Miller, May 14, 2020
  • 2020_Primaries: "Joe Sestak: The Most Interesting Democrat You Forgot Was Running," by Jim Geraghty, August 6, 2019
  • 2020_Primaries:"Trump Should Welcome a Challenge from Mark Sanford," by Jonathan S. Tobin, July 18, 2019
  • 2020_Primaries:"Twenty Things You Probably Didn't Know about Marianne Williamson," by Jim Geraghty, July 1, 2019
  • "Washington Becomes First State to Legalize Human Composting," by Jack Crowe, May 22, 2019
  • "Plausible Alternative," by David French, 5/5/2016
  • "GOP will lose 2016", by Lawrence Kudlow, 5/8/2015
  • Jeb Bush opinion piece, 3/25/2015
  • "Recovery: 5 Years", by Lawrence Kudlow, 7/15/2014
  • "Just say no to Ex-Im", by Lawrence Kudlow, 6/27/2014
  • "Enough pot happy talk", by Lawrence Kudlow, 1/3/2014
  • "Santorum So-Con", 3/11/2011
  • “Dump Chafee”, 2/6/2006
  • John J. Miller, “Laffey the Best Medicine?”, 5/18/2005

 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
    David French: Denounce Planned Parenthood as largest abortion provider.
    Gary Johnson: No funding for abortion; other restrictions ok.
    Heidi Heitkamp: Opposed 20-week abortion ban.
    John Bolton: Against abortion except for rape, incest, or maternal health.
    Kevin Cramer: Announced for Senate due to incumbent's pro-choice vote.
    Marianne Williamson: 2006: Mandatory counseling/(2014) No longer supports.
    Stephen Laffey: Pro-life.
Budget & Economy
    Larry Kudlow: The massive federal stimulus of 2009-10 did not work.
Civil Rights
    David French: Don't treat "gender identity" as a protected class.
    David French: When identity politics rule, racism and polarization thrive.
    John Bolton: Supports gay marriage, at state and federal level.
    John Kasich: I support traditional marriage, but it's time to move on.
    Neil Gorsuch: Desegregation lawsuits won critical civil-rights victories.
    Neil Gorsuch: Gay marriage might win lawsuits but loses at ballot box.
    Pete Coors: Coors provides same-sex couple benefits equally.
    Tim Scott: Require state employees to undergo implicit bias training.
    Larry Kudlow: Low tax rates around the world attract corporate cash.
    David French: Don't prosecute police for wrongful arrests; intent matters.
    Ilhan Omar: The slogan "Defund the Police" is a policy demand.
    Larry Kudlow: Sober discussion about addiction risks of smoking marijuana.
    Rick Santorum: Smoked pot in college, but knew it was wrong.
    John James: We have failed our children, supports school choice.
    Lamar Alexander: COVID: direct some relief funding to school choice programs.
    Pete Coors: Supports school choice.
    Tim Scott: COVID: direct some relief funding to school choice programs.
Energy & Oil
    John James: Green New Deal would decimate Michigan's economy.
    Jay Inslee: Signs first human composting bill into law.
    Larry Kudlow: EPA overreach has created substantial uncertainties.
Foreign Policy
    Al Gore: Gore calls for resignation of Bush foreign policy team.
    Jeb Bush: Peace deal with Iran threatens America & menaces Israel.
    Marco Rubio: We've neglected Latin American democracies & our alliances.
    Marianne Williamson: 2007: Let Iranian president visit Ground Zero.
Free Trade
    David French: Punitive tariffs increase prices & trigger trade wars.
    John James: Fight China over soybeans now, or bullets later.
    Larry Kudlow: Ex-Im is the perfect example of corporate welfare.
    Pete Coors: Supports free trade.
    Stephen Laffey: Supports the Central American Free Trade Agreement.
Government Reform
    Ted Cruz: Five for Freedom: shutter five cabinet-level agencies.
    Stacey Abrams: Lawsuit of 80,000 complaints against 2018 Governor election.
Gun Control
    David French: Second Amendment is an individual, not a collective, right.
    Rahm Emanuel: OpEd: He wants to confiscate guns without due process.
    Richard Carmona: Shot while defending hostage from killer, at gunpoint.
Health Care
    Ben Carson: Health savings account from birth; teach poor responsibility.
    Ben Carson: Spokesperson for Mannatech nutrition supplement for 10 years.
    David French: Don't trust those who praise single-payer health care.
    John James: Medicare for All terrible; barely paying for Medicare now.
Homeland Security
    David French: Lionize the valor of every life given honorably in service.
    Gary Johnson: American military interventions made terrorist problem worse.
    Herman Cain: START treaty gives away too much; build missile defense.
    John Bolton: Voters care more about national security than media believes.
    Larry Kudlow: Program of economic growth & strong national defense.
    Susan Rice: Russia may have helped stir up violent protests.
    Ted Cruz: Many more questions remain about Benghazi.
    David French: No path to citizenship, no touchback-amnesty.
    David French: Executive amnesty illegally let in 100,000 immigrants.
    Joe Sestak: Illegal immigrants should pay fine; get to back of the line.
    Larry Kudlow: Reach out to Hispanics with immigration reform.
    Marco Rubio: Deal with border & future immigrants BEFORE any amnesty.
Principles & Values
    Jo Rae Perkins: Supports "batty, corrosive" QAnon conspiracy theory.
    John Bolton: Libertarian at home; but protected internationally.
    John Bolton: Campaigns are about the horse race, & should be about policy.
    John James: From slave to senate candidate in four generations.
    John James: Liberal violence is construed as speech.
    Marianne Williamson: Launched Project Angel Food: deliver meals to AIDS patients.
    Mark Sanford: Comeback to Congress in 2012; lost in GOP primary in 2018.
    Michael Bennet: No particular religion nor congregation but believes in God.
    Michael Bennet: Raised in two different heritages, Jewish and Christian.
Social Security
    Bobby Jindal: Supported privatization & reform, early & enthusiastically.
    Stephen Laffey: Criticizes Bush's Social Security proposals.
Tax Reform
    Ben Carson: Bible endorses flat tax--10% tithing.
    David French: Increasing taxes or increasing debt are both miserable.
    Mike Gravel: I advocate a FairTax: pay as you spend.
    New Testament: OpEd: Bible endorses flat tax--10% tithing.
    John Bolton: Because media runs debates, no one discusses the issues.
War & Peace
    Jeb Bush: On Palestine: Israel won't sacrifice when she is threatened.
    Marianne Williamson: Repurpose military infrastructure for sustainable society.
    Mike Gravel: Dislodge ourselves from Iraq, by working with Iran & Syria.
Welfare & Poverty
    Marianne Williamson: Equal access to opportunity for a stable democracy.

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