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Vast Right-Wing Conspiracy, by Amanda Carpenter


The Promise: President Obama, Year One, by Jonathan Alter


The Plan, by Rahm Emanuel


Lessons Learned the Hard Way, by Newt Gingrich


It Takes a Family, by Rick Santorum (April 30, 2006)


Seven Principles of Good Government: Gary Johnson


To Renew America, by Newt Gingrich


Obama: From Promise to Power, by David Mendell


Profiles in Character, by Jeb Bush & B.Yablonski, published January 1996


Sarah Palin: A New Kind of Leader by Joe Hilley


Obamanomics, by John R. Talbott, published July 1, 2008


What Obama Means, by Jabari Asim


Barack Obama For Beginners, by Bob Neer


No Higher Honor: A Memoir of My Years in Washington, by Condoleezza Rice


Leadership and Crisis, by Bobby Jindal


Barack Obama: This Improbable Quest, by John K. Wilson


Hopes and Prospects, by Noam Chomsky


From Hope to Higher Ground, by Gov. Mike Huckabee


Time to Get Tough, by Donald Trump


Do the Right Thing, by Mike Huckabee



Do I Stand Alone, by Jesse Ventura


Confidence Men, by Ron Suskind


My Extraordinary, Ordinary Family and Me, by Condoleezza Rice


Character Makes a Difference, by Mike Huckabee


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The Audacity of Hope, by Barack Obama


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Joe Biden on Technology
Vice President; previously Democratic Senator (DE)
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  • Double amount of spectrum available for wireless broadband. (Feb 2012)
  • Internet is new public space; make it a force for democracy. (Nov 2011)
  • No exclusive government control over Internet resources. (Nov 2011)
  • WikiLeaks founder is a high-tech terrorist. (Dec 2010)
  • China invests 7% of GDP in infrastructure; we invest only 1%. (Dec 2008)
  • Proposed $980M for tunnel repair; others have dropped ball. (Aug 2007)
  • Voted NO on restoring $550M in funding for Amtrak for 2007. (Mar 2006)
  • Voted YES on disallowing FCC approval of larger media conglomerates. (Sep 2003)
  • Voted YES on Internet sales tax moratorium. (Oct 1998)
  • Voted YES on telecomm deregulation. (Feb 1996)
  • Fund nanomaterial research project for car batteries. (Mar 2007)
  • Overturn FCC approval of media consolidation. (Mar 2008)
Mike Bloomberg on Technology
Mayor of New York City (Independent)
Click here for 6 full quotes by Mike Bloomberg OR click here for Mike Bloomberg on other issues.
  • 1979: On Wall Street at dawn of the computer age. (Sep 2010)
  • 1981: Invented "The Bloomberg terminal" for financial news. (Sep 2010)
  • Teamed with Gov. Rendell on "Building America's Future". (Sep 2010)
  • Wireless network for better NYPD and NYFD communications. (Jan 2008)
  • Investing in infrastructure critical to competitiveness. (Dec 2007)
  • Publicity helps business, but it's best to say it yourself. (Aug 2001)
John Bolton on Technology
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  • Because media runs debates, no one discusses the issues. (Aug 2013)
  • Don't impede advances in space technology, even if military. (Mar 2012)
Jeb Bush on Technology
Republican FL Governor; V.P. prospect
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  • US tech revolution needs more foreign-born scientists. (Mar 2013)
  • Biometrics for tourist visas; but make it easy as possible. (Mar 2013)
  • WikiLeaks is abhorrent but showed seriousness of Iran threat. (Nov 2010)
  • Increased transportation budget by 96% over 8 years. (Dec 2009)
  • Enraged by citizen initiative mandating high speed rail. (Feb 2007)
  • 1998 transition team records not subject to open records law. (Feb 2007)
  • OpEd: Promised open administration; but delayed all releases. (Feb 2007)
  • $24M for X-ray truck inspection & bioterrorism labs. (Jan 2002)
  • $100M for Florida Technology Development Initiative. (Jan 2002)
  • Practice tech in context of virtue; not isolated pleasure. (Nov 1995)
  • Level playing field for Main Street vs. Internet sales tax. (Aug 2001)
  • Permanent R&D tax incentive & more R&D funding. (Sep 2001)
Ben Carson on Technology
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  • Use computer teaching and virtual classrooms. (Jan 2012)
  • Respect privacy; don't use info from post-9-11 monitoring. (Jan 2012)
Hillary Clinton on Technology
Secretary of State; previously Democratic Senator (NY)
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  • Condemned China's use of Internet to monitor dissidents. (Jun 2012)
  • WikiLeaks revealed State Department internal documents. (Jun 2012)
  • Post-WikiLeaks "Apology Tour" to insulted world leaders. (Jun 2012)
  • PIPA: When information is stifled, Internet is diminished. (Jan 2012)
  • WikiLeaks tears at fabric of government. (Nov 2010)
  • Infrastructure investment creates jobs AND improves security. (Aug 2007)
  • Fight for interoperable communications for first responders. (Mar 2007)
  • Introduced CAMRA to study how sex in media affects teens. (Dec 2006)
  • Innovations make better parent-child connections at distance. (Dec 2006)
  • Balance Internet freedom of speech against defamation. (Oct 2006)
  • $90M grant for Children and Media Research. (Apr 2006)
  • Against charging for e-mail. (Oct 2000)
  • Details of “Bill 602P” hoax. (Oct 2000)
  • Increase spending for libraries. (Mar 2000)
  • Equal opportunity will bridge the digital divide. (Jan 2000)
  • We can do more for New York’s biotechnology industry. (Nov 1999)
  • Train teachers to use technology in classrooms. (Jul 1999)
  • Voted NO on restoring $550M in funding for Amtrak for 2007. (Mar 2006)
  • Voted YES on disallowing FCC approval of larger media conglomerates. (Sep 2003)
  • Chief information officer to digitize federal government. (Aug 2000)
  • Fund nanotechnology research & development. (Dec 2003)
  • Facilitate nationwide 2-1-1 phone line for human services. (Jan 2007)
  • Ensure net neutrality: no corporate-tiered Internet. (Jan 2007)
  • Overturn FCC approval of media consolidation. (Mar 2008)
Ted Cruz on Technology
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  • Voted NO on authorizing states to collect Internet sales taxes. (May 2013)
Andrew Cuomo on Technology
Democratic Governor
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  • Push tech-transfer from academia to commercialization. (Jan 2013)
  • Crack down on texting while driving. (Jan 2013)
Rahm Emanuel on Technology
Democratic Rep. (IL-5); Chief of Staff-Designee
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  • Bring America's healthcare system into the 21st century. (Jan 2009)
  • Voted YES on retroactive immunity for telecoms' warrantless surveillance. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted YES on $23B instead of $4.9B for waterway infrastructure. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted YES on establishing "network neutrality" (non-tiered Internet). (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on increasing fines for indecent broadcasting. (Feb 2005)
  • Voted YES on promoting commercial human space flight industry. (Nov 2004)
  • Voted YES on banning Internet gambling by credit card. (Jun 2003)
  • Chief information officer to digitize federal government. (Aug 2000)
  • Create online database of science & math scholarships. (Dec 2007)
Newt Gingrich on Technology
Former Republican Representative (GA-6) and Speaker of the House
Click here for 22 full quotes by Newt Gingrich OR click here for Newt Gingrich on other issues.
  • Get an American on the moon before the Chinese get there. (Jan 2012)
  • 6 or 7 private launches every day; permanent moon base. (Jan 2012)
  • I favor Internet freedom; SOPA favors Hollywood. (Jan 2012)
  • We can't compete with China with an inferior infrastructure. (Jan 2012)
  • America should be in space, aggressively & entrepreneurially. (Dec 2011)
  • Prepare more for electromagnetic pulse attack. (Nov 2011)
  • FactCheck: 1.3 million Twitter followers is exaggerated. (Jul 2011)
  • Replace NASA with incentives to private sector. (Jun 2011)
  • Treat WikiLeaks as enemy combatants engaged in terrorism. (Dec 2010)
  • NASA bureaucrats hijacked the great space adventure. (Dec 2007)
  • Establish three high-speed rail corridors; NY-MA; FL; & CA. (Dec 2007)
  • Invest in scientific revolutions: energy, space, environment. (Sep 2007)
  • Focus on investing in science and discovery. (Sep 2003)
  • Nanotechnology combined with biotech will transform society. (Sep 2003)
  • Supports federal investment in space for science & discovery. (Sep 2003)
  • Statistical adjustment of census begets political adjustment. (Jul 1998)
  • Develop US lead in all information-age industries. (Jul 1996)
  • Television is the wasteland of cynicism. (Jun 1995)
  • Televise Congress: "C-Span is more real than being there". (Jun 1995)
  • Tax credit for inner-city computers: "Let them eat laptops". (Jun 1995)
  • Co-founded Congressional Space Caucus. (Jun 1995)
  • Abolish tax deferral for media sales to minorities. (Jun 1995)
Nikki Haley on Technology
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  • Invest in infrastructure, but no gas tax or any other tax. (Jan 2014)
  • Address our crumbling infrastructure. (Jan 2013)
  • More cybersecurity against international criminal hacking. (Jan 2013)
  • Deepen the port of Charleston; return to greatness. (Jan 2012)
Mike Huckabee on Technology
Former Republican AR Governor; possible draft candidate
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  • Viral campaign website spawned Huck's Army of bloggers. (Nov 2008)
  • Post every federal expenditure on Internet without 24 hours. (Feb 2008)
  • Infrastructure: Stimulus, Safety, Security, & Sustainability. (Feb 2008)
  • Infrastructure in this country has been neglected. (Jan 2008)
  • Every $1B spent on infrastructure creates 47,500 jobs. (Jan 2008)
  • $150B for highway infrastructure is better stimulus package. (Jan 2008)
  • Improved AR roads, via voter-approved tax increase. (Dec 2007)
  • We modernized Arkansas & made state accessible online. (Nov 2007)
  • Air tech is Jetsons but air traffic control is Flintstones. (Oct 2007)
  • No Fairness Doctrine: no equal time if morally objectionable. (Sep 2007)
  • Apply broadcast indecency rules to cable networks. (Sep 2007)
  • Spend on our infrastructure instead of other countries’. (Aug 2007)
  • Cars’ navigation systems are better than air traffic control. (Aug 2007)
  • TV is like fire; pols must use it even though it can burn. (Jun 2007)
  • More bible; less blogs; more music; less network TV. (Jan 2007)
  • Supports Internet sales tax. (Nov 2002)
  • Arkansas becoming a leader in e-government. (Jan 2001)
  • Mass profanity is at its worst in pop music. (Jun 1998)
  • Road rage means we've lost social inhibitions when driving. (Jun 1998)
  • Entertainment industry is brainwashing kids to kill. (Jun 1998)
  • Science cannot create a utopian society. (Jun 1998)
  • Opposes public electronic voting; wouldn’t focus on issues. (Nov 1992)
  • Level playing field for Main Street vs. Internet sales tax. (Aug 2001)
  • Permanent R&D tax incentive & more R&D funding. (Sep 2001)
Jon Huntsman on Technology
Republican UT Governor
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  • Maintain a strong commitment to innovation & new products. (Oct 2011)
  • For GOP to win, we can't run from science. (Sep 2011)
  • Cyber intrusion is the new battlefield, and an act of war. (Aug 2011)
  • Prevent Chinese manufacturers from selling patented products. (Jan 2011)
  • Fund desperately needed road expansions. (Jan 2007)
Bobby Jindal on Technology
Republican Governor; previously Representative (LA-1)
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  • Same communication problems during Katrina as on 9/11. (Nov 2010)
  • Criminalize use of internet routers & wi-fi for child porn. (Jan 2009)
  • $515 million investment in transportation & infrastructure. (Mar 2008)
  • $209 million investment in new roads and expansion. (Mar 2008)
  • $50 million for Pennington Biomedical Research Center. (Mar 2008)
  • Voted YES on $23B instead of $4.9B for waterway infrastructure. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted NO on establishing "network neutrality" (non-tiered Internet). (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on increasing fines for indecent broadcasting. (Feb 2005)
  • Facilitate nationwide 2-1-1 phone line for human services. (Jan 2007)
Gary Johnson on Technology
Libertarian presidential nominee; former Republican NM Governor
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  • Oversaw construction of 500 miles of new highway. (Aug 2012)
  • Highway 44: Private alternatives to infrastructure spending. (Jul 2011)
  • Opposes Net Neutrality; no government regulation of Internet. (Jul 2011)
  • NM building twice as many 4-lane highways with no tax raise. (Jan 2001)
  • Level playing field for Main Street vs. Internet sales tax. (Aug 2001)
Peter King on Technology
Rep./Ind./Cons./Right-To-Life Representative (NY-3)
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  • Mass transit benefit to encourage public transportation. (Sep 2013)
  • Voted YES on protecting cyber security by sharing data with government. (Apr 2013)
  • Voted YES on terminating funding for National Public Radio. (Mar 2011)
  • Voted NO on delaying digital TV conversion by four months. (Mar 2009)
  • Voted YES on retroactive immunity for telecoms' warrantless surveillance. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted YES on $23B instead of $4.9B for waterway infrastructure. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted NO on establishing "network neutrality" (non-tiered Internet). (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on increasing fines for indecent broadcasting. (Feb 2005)
  • Voted YES on promoting commercial human space flight industry. (Nov 2004)
  • Voted YES on banning Internet gambling by credit card. (Jun 2003)
  • Voted YES on allowing telephone monopolies to offer Internet access. (Feb 2002)
  • Criminal penalties for e-mail spamming. (Feb 2001)
  • Facilitate nationwide 2-1-1 phone line for human services. (Jan 2007)
  • Require websites to police for copyrighted materials. (Oct 2011)
  • Homeland Security authority over cyber-security. (Dec 2011)
  • Prohibit the return of the Fairness Doctrine. (Jan 2009)
Martin O`Malley on Technology
Democrat
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  • $156M for One Maryland Broadband Network. (Feb 2012)
  • 21st Century cyber-infrastructure & rural broadband network. (Feb 2011)
  • Chief information officer to digitize federal government. (Aug 2000)
Barack Obama on Technology
Democratic incumbent President; IL Senator (2004-2008)
Click here for 49 full quotes by Barack Obama OR click here for Barack Obama on other issues.
  • Patent reform: Unleash the next great discovery. (Jan 2014)
  • $140 for each $1 spent on genome; make more such investments. (Feb 2013)
  • Cyber-attacks are real threats to security and economy. (Feb 2013)
  • World leadership via cutting-edge technology & workers. (Oct 2012)
  • Military needs to think about space and cybersecurity. (Oct 2012)
  • We need to train for the next generation of Apples. (Oct 2012)
  • Double funding for key research agencies. (Sep 2012)
  • Invest 3% of GDP in public & private R&D. (Sep 2012)
  • Free and open Internet is essential to modern economy. (Sep 2012)
  • Make science policy decisions based on facts, not ideology. (Sep 2012)
  • Send humans to Asteroids by 2025 & Mars by 2030s. (Sep 2012)
  • Media change since Clinton: intravenous Internet news feed. (Jun 2012)
  • Space-race-level investment in R&D; biotech; & green tech. (Jan 2011)
  • Network clean energy transmission lines like highway network. (May 2010)
  • Cancel moon program; develop human mission to Mars. (Jan 2010)
  • Iowa 2007: Tracked every college student & high school. (Aug 2009)
  • My.barackobama.com key to campaign, like Wall St to finance. (Aug 2009)
  • My.BarackObama.com enabled grassroots organizing. (Jan 2009)
  • Google for Government was a bipartisan initiative. (Sep 2008)
  • Invest in a digital smart grid for electricity utilities. (Jul 2008)
  • Double basic research funding; make the R&D tax permanent. (Jun 2008)
  • Feb. 2008: Had 250,000 members on Facebook to Clinton's 3250. (Apr 2008)
  • Incentives for next-generation broadband in every community. (Feb 2008)
  • Increase funding for math and science research & education. (Oct 2007)
  • Airlines got into trouble after deregulation. (Oct 2007)
  • Organizes campaign events via MySpace.com and FaceBook.com. (Oct 2007)
  • JFK inspired with space program; now same with energy R&D. (Sep 2007)
  • Increase funding for basic research; expand broadband access. (Aug 2007)
  • As Senate freshman spoke out on Katrina ramifications. (Aug 2007)
  • $42B more in university-based R&D. (Oct 2006)
  • National broadband plan: increase access to 90% by 2020. (Sep 2010)

    Infrastructure

  • FactCheck: Money stops infrastructure projects, not red tape. (Jan 2014)
  • Fix It First: urgent repairs like 70,000 bridges. (Feb 2013)
  • Rebuild the country's crumbling infrastructure. (Sep 2011)
  • Investing in the future is federal responsibility. (Sep 2011)
  • FactCheck: High-speed rail for 80% possible; but not soon. (Jan 2011)
  • High-speed rail for 80% of US; high-speed web for 98% of US. (Jan 2011)
  • $13B stimulus funds to upgrade rail lines & build new ones. (Jun 2010)
  • There's no reason Europe & China should have fastest trains. (Jan 2010)
  • National Infrastructure Reinvestment Bank: $60B in 10 years. (Jun 2008)
  • Broadband in heart of inner cities and rural towns. (Feb 2007)
  • Invest on transportation and clean coal technology projects. (Oct 2004)
  • Voted YES on authorizing states to collect Internet sales taxes. (May 2013)
  • Voted NO on restoring $550M in funding for Amtrak for 2007. (Mar 2006)
  • Close digital divide with high-tech training. (Jan 2001)
  • Ensure net neutrality: no corporate-tiered Internet. (Jan 2007)
  • Create online database of science & math scholarships. (Dec 2007)
  • Website for competitive federal awards. (Jun 2008)
  • Overturn FCC approval of media consolidation. (Mar 2008)
Sarah Palin on Technology
Republican Governor (AK); 2008 nominee for Vice President
Click here for 9 full quotes by Sarah Palin OR click here for Sarah Palin on other issues.
  • USSR won 1960s space race, but its debt led to USSR collapse. (Jan 2011)
  • Tighten security urgently against WikiLeaks. (Nov 2010)
  • As mayor in 1990s, got Wasilla roads paved. (Nov 2009)
  • Established office for oil pipeline maintenance. (Nov 2009)
  • After selection, scant info on her life, even on Internet. (Oct 2008)
  • OpEd: Neglected Wasilla infrastructure; left with $22M debt. (Sep 2008)
  • Supports $130M in research investment in U. Alaska. (Nov 2006)
  • Efficient transportation system is vital to our economy. (Nov 2006)
  • Alaska needs a state funded highway program. (Nov 2006)
Deval Patrick on Technology
Democrat
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  • Imagine a 21st Century transportation network. (Jan 2013)
  • Our citizens do not want less transportation; they want more. (Jan 2013)
  • Don't just talk about it; invest in life sciences & biotech. (Sep 2012)
  • Invest in broadband, wind turbines, roads & rails. (Jan 2009)
  • Supports state-wide WiFi. (Sep 2005)
Rand Paul on Technology
Click here for 8 full quotes by Rand Paul OR click here for Rand Paul on other issues.
  • Bridgegate is unsettling; government should not bully people. (Feb 2014)
  • 4th Amendment bans NSA from collecting everyone's phone data. (Dec 2013)
  • I don't mind spying on terrorists, but not on all Americans. (Jul 2013)
  • FactCheck: Free "Obama phones" actually started in 1984. (Feb 2013)
  • Sharply questioned ban on incandescent light bulbs. (Sep 2012)
  • TSA is a testament to Islamic terrorist's success. (Sep 2012)
  • TSA's primary function violates the Fourth Amendment. (Sep 2012)
  • Voted NO on authorizing states to collect Internet sales taxes. (May 2013)
Rick Perry on Technology
Republican Governor (TX)
Click here for 7 full quotes by Rick Perry OR click here for Rick Perry on other issues.
  • Stand up cyber-command against China's cyber-crime. (Nov 2011)
  • Put technology into place for long-distance learning. (Nov 2011)
  • Texas Enterprise Fund: $14B invested in emerging technology. (Oct 2011)
  • Trans-Texas corridor: 4000 miles of highway & utilities. (Aug 2011)
  • $40M for 5,500 students in Texas Technology Grants. (Feb 2007)
  • Level playing field for Main Street vs. Internet sales tax. (Aug 2001)
  • Permanent R&D tax incentive & more R&D funding. (Sep 2001)
Rob Portman on Technology
Republican Jr Senator; previously Representative (OH-2)
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  • Work with China to stop piracy of US intellectual property. (May 2005)
  • Voted YES on authorizing states to collect Internet sales taxes. (May 2013)
  • Voted YES on increasing fines for indecent broadcasting. (Feb 2005)
  • Voted YES on promoting commercial human space flight industry. (Nov 2004)
  • Voted YES on banning Internet gambling by credit card. (Jun 2003)
  • Voted YES on allowing telephone monopolies to offer Internet access. (Feb 2002)
  • Terminate funding for the superconducting super collider. (Feb 1993)
Condoleezza Rice on Technology
Secretary of State
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  • Few blacks on TV until 1962. (Jan 2012)
  • Pushed to improve intellectual property rights in China. (Nov 2011)
Mitt Romney on Technology
Former Republican Governor (MA); presidential nominee-apparent
Click here for 23 full quotes by Mitt Romney OR click here for Mitt Romney on other issues.
  • China counterfeits our electronics & steals our technology. (Oct 2012)
  • Stop the subsidies to PBS, even though I like Big Bird. (Oct 2012)
  • Innovation is the key to economic growth and job creation. (Sep 2012)
  • Government has no role in "managing" the Internet. (Sep 2012)
  • Net Neutrality imposes government as a central gatekeeper. (Sep 2012)
  • Space crucial to national security & international standing. (Sep 2012)
  • Rare earth scarcity driven by regulation, not economics. (Sep 2012)
  • Focus manned space program on commercial products. (Jan 2012)
  • SOPA, as written, restricts the Internet & free speech. (Jan 2012)
  • Mining the moon costs too much. (Dec 2011)
  • China must respect intellectual property if they want trade. (Nov 2011)
  • Charge WikiLeaks insider with treason. (Dec 2010)
  • WikiLeaks was treason; a crime against our nation. (Dec 2010)
  • Two-part innovation: improve the old; invent the new. (Mar 2010)
  • National R&D spending OK; picking winners not OK. (Mar 2010)
  • A road project isn’t going to stimulate the economy now. (Jan 2008)
  • The Big Dig solved a problem, but cost way too much to do. (Jan 2008)
  • AdWatch: More change in next 10 years than in 10 centuries. (Jan 2008)
  • FactCheck: Ludicrous exaggeration to compare 10 centuries. (Jan 2008)
  • To compete globally, invest in education and technology. (Aug 2007)
  • Invest in nanotech and materials science. (Aug 2007)
  • Invest in infrastructure from growing economy by lower taxes. (Aug 2007)
  • Would veto legislation reviving the Fairness Doctrine. (Jun 2007)
Marco Rubio on Technology
Click here for 12 full quotes by Marco Rubio OR click here for Marco Rubio on other issues.
  • Information age has changed world; people have not changed. (Mar 2013)
  • 1st Senate candidate to pass 100,000 "likes" on Facebook. (Jun 2012)
  • Co-sponsored PIPA to Protect IP, but withdrew his support. (Jun 2012)
  • Invest in R&D and space exploration. (Aug 2010)
  • E-budget website for detailed, issue-level budget. (Nov 2006)
  • Protect against identity theft with privacy opt-in. (Nov 2006)
  • Put budget online to allow public inspection and comment. (Nov 2006)
  • Public-private partnerships to build & operate roadways. (Nov 2006)
  • Increase criminal penalties for identity theft. (Nov 2006)
  • Protect kids from sex predators on Facebook & MySpace. (Nov 2006)
  • Voted NO on authorizing states to collect Internet sales taxes. (May 2013)
  • Withdrew support for policing websites for copyright. (May 2011)
Paul Ryan on Technology
Republican nominee for Vice President; U.S. Rep. (WI-1)
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  • Bring FISA up to 21st century communications standards. (Aug 2012)
  • Within government limits are things like infrastructure. (Aug 2012)
  • Keep free expression on the Internet; I oppose SOPA. (Jan 2012)
  • Keep free expression on the Internet; I oppose SOPA. (Jan 2012)
  • Voted YES on protecting cyber security by sharing data with government. (Apr 2013)
  • Voted YES on terminating funding for National Public Radio. (Mar 2011)
  • Voted NO on delaying digital TV conversion by four months. (Mar 2009)
  • Voted YES on retroactive immunity for telecoms' warrantless surveillance. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted YES on $23B instead of $4.9B for waterway infrastructure. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted NO on establishing "network neutrality" (non-tiered Internet). (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on increasing fines for indecent broadcasting. (Feb 2005)
  • Voted YES on promoting commercial human space flight industry. (Nov 2004)
  • Voted YES on banning Internet gambling by credit card. (Jun 2003)
  • Voted YES on allowing telephone monopolies to offer Internet access. (Feb 2002)
  • Permanent ban on state & local taxation of Internet access. (Oct 2007)
  • Prohibit the return of the Fairness Doctrine. (Jan 2009)
  • No performance royalties for radio music. (Mar 2009)
Bernie Sanders on Technology
Socialist Jr Senator; previously Representative (VT-At-Large)
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  • Voted YES on authorizing states to collect Internet sales taxes. (May 2013)
  • Voted YES on $23B instead of $4.9B for waterway infrastructure. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted YES on establishing "network neutrality" (non-tiered Internet). (Jun 2006)
  • Voted NO on increasing fines for indecent broadcasting. (Feb 2005)
  • Voted NO on promoting commercial human space flight industry. (Nov 2004)
  • Voted YES on banning Internet gambling by credit card. (Jun 2003)
  • Voted NO on allowing telephone monopolies to offer Internet access. (Feb 2002)
  • Promote internet via Congressional Internet Caucus. (Jan 2001)
  • Facilitate nationwide 2-1-1 phone line for human services. (Jan 2007)
  • Ensure net neutrality: no corporate-tiered Internet. (Jan 2007)
  • Overturn FCC approval of media consolidation. (Mar 2008)
Rick Santorum on Technology
Republican Jr Senator (PA); 2012 presidential frontrunner
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  • Moon base is fiscal insanity. (Feb 2012)
  • Moon colony is fiscal insanity during debt crisis. (Feb 2012)
  • NASA programs sound good, but we need to cut programs. (Jan 2012)
  • Make R&D tax credit permanent. (Jun 2011)
  • Prosecute WikiLeaks on terrorism charges. (Nov 2010)
  • Scale of potential destruction from EMP demands action. (Aug 2009)
  • $90M to study effects of media violence on kids. (Apr 2006)
  • Fund reverse-commuting for distressed suburbs. (Apr 2006)
  • Good culture tells the truth, even if not G-Rated. (Apr 2006)
  • Make "airplane" edited movie versions with advisory labels. (Apr 2006)
  • Voted YES on restoring $550M in funding for Amtrak for 2007. (Mar 2006)
  • Voted NO on disallowing FCC approval of larger media conglomerates. (Sep 2003)
  • Voted YES on Internet sales tax moratorium. (Oct 1998)
  • Voted YES on telecomm deregulation. (Feb 1996)
Donald Trump on Technology
2000 Reform Primary Challenger for President
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  • China threatens US with cyber warfare & industrial espionage. (Dec 2011)
Jesse Ventura on Technology
Former Independent MN Governor
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  • WikiLeaks exposes how our government lies when waging war. (Apr 2011)
  • Replace electronic ballots with hand-counts & paper trails. (Apr 2011)
  • Feds surveill us via private sector to avoid Constitution. (Mar 2010)
  • 1998 "Geek Squad" pioneered political use of Internet. (Apr 2008)
  • TV news stations are really entertainment stations. (Apr 2008)
  • Unplugging TVs when off would save 3800 gigawatt-hours. (Apr 2008)
  • FCC indecency fines are an unelected dictatorship. (Apr 2008)
  • Competitive telecomm services to bridge Digital Divide. (Sep 2000)
  • Leave Internet sales tax to states. (Jul 2000)
  • Government may facilitate the Internet, but not control it. (Feb 1998)
  • Level playing field for Main Street vs. Internet sales tax. (Aug 2001)

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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