Books by and about 2016 presidential candidates|
| Hard Choices,|
by Hillary Clinton (2014)
| Crippled America ,|
by Donald J. Trump (2015)
| Trump vs. Hillary On The Issues ,|
by Jesse Gordon (2016)
| Outsider in the White House,|
by Bernie Sanders (2015)
| American Dreams,|
by Marco Rubio (2015)
| Taking a Stand,|
by Rand Paul (2015)
by Scott Walker (2013)
| A Time for Truth,|
by Ted Cruz (2015)
| One Nation,|
by Ben Carson (2014)
| Trump/Pence vs. Clinton/Kaine On the Issues ,|
by Jesse Gordon (2016)
| Living History ,|
by Hillary Rodham Clinton (2003)
| Between Hope and History ,|
by Bill Clinton (1996)
| In Harm’s Way ,|
by Dr. Jill Stein (2000)
| Democrat vs. Republican vs. Green vs. Libertarian,|
Four Party's Presidential Nominees On The Issues (2016)
Books by and about 2012 presidential candidates|
| Ten Letters
about Pres. Barack Obama (2011)
| Do Not Ask What Good We Do
about Rep. Paul Ryan (2012)
(click a book cover for a review or other books by or about the presidency from Amazon.com)
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)
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.
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.
Noriega in prison helps Panama and hurts drug lords.
Balance economy with environment.
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.
Opposes gun control because it does not work.
Ban semi-automatic imports; but committed to gunowner rights.
Fight AIDS by encouraging families; test AIDS at marriage.
Crowning achievement: eliminating SS18s with START-II.
Military experience helped make right decision on war.
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.
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.
Related books, debates, and candidates relevant to George H. W. Bush:
- Heartbeat, George Bush In His Own Wowrds, by Jim McGrath
- The Family, (the Bushes) by Kitty Kelley
- The Greatest Generation, by Tom Brokaw
- The Clinton-Bush-Perot Debates, Oct. 1992
- My Father, My President, by Doro Bush Koch
- In the President`s Secret Service, by Ronald Kessler
- George Bush Sr.'s main page
- George W. Bush's main page
- Jeb Bush's main page