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)
A Charge To Keep: My Journey to the White House, by George W. Bush
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Click here for 36 full quotes from George W. Bush in the book A Charge To Keep.
OR click on an issue category below for a subset.
| OnTheIssues.org excerpts: (click on issues for details)
Stop hurting business with excessive punitive damage awards.
Federal government should stay out of the marketplace.
Limit frivolous lawsuits to create entrepreneurial heaven.
Supports death penalty as deterrent.
Proud of eliminating parole for violent criminals.
“Tough-love” in strictly disciplined juvenile boot camps.
State funding for schools, with local control.
State should enforce standards, not micromanage schools.
Public school misalign authority and responsibility.
Zero toleration policy for discipline problems in schools.
Effective curriculum comes from clear standards.
Charters encourage innovative methods & provide choices.
Replace “English Only” with “English Plus” Spanish.
America should speak loudly and carry a big stick.
America should act as the leader of the free world.
A free market promotes dreams and individuality.
Import fees are not the answer to foreign competition.
Supports gun ownership for protection and hunting.
Against mandates not related to patient care.
Bush signed Texas’ version of Patient Bill of Rights.
Strengthen Medicare through choice and other options.
Supported Vietnam while a student in 1968, but not later.
Lesson from Vietnam: no political wars.
Increase spending on military pay plus R&D.
More border guards to compassionately turn away Mexicans.
Principles & Values|
Government if necessary, not necessarily government.
“A Charge to Keep,” hymn & painting, inspire Bush.
Government should not block faith-based programs.
Texas re-election based on “compassionate conservatism”.
Bush’s conservatism: local solutions within limited govt.
Give Americans more freedom to manage their social security.
$1B “capital-friendly” tax cut in Texas.
Read my lips: I will cut taxes.
Welfare & Poverty|
Work and responsibility to replace welfare.
Too much government fosters dependency.
Religious charities deserve government support.
The above quotations are from A Charge To Keep: My Journey to the White House, by George W. Bush.
Related books, debates, and candidates:
- George W. Bush's main page
- George Bush Sr.'s main page
- Dick Cheney's main page
- John McCain's main page
Other books by George W. Bush:
- Blueprint for the Middle Class, Bush's Budget Plan
- Bush's 230-page policy outline
- Decision Points, Bush's presidential memoir
Debates between Bush & Gore (presidential race, 2000):
- Presidential debate, Boston Mass.
- Presidential debate, Washington U., St. Louis MO
- Presidential debate, Wake Forest U., Winston-Salem NC
Debates in the GOP primary, 1999-2000):
- Republican Debate at Dartmouth University
- Republican Debate in Des Moines, IA
- GOP Debate at UNH-Durham
- GOP Debate in Johnston Iowa
- GOP debate in Los Angeles, California
- Republican Debate on CNN's "Larry King" Show
- Republican Debate in Manchester, NH
- GOP Debate at Calvin College, Michigan
- Republican Debate in New Hampshire
- Republican Debate in Phoenix, AZ
- GOP Debate in West Columbia SC