Books by and about 2020 presidential candidates|
| Crippled America,|
by Donald J. Trump (2015)
by Cory Booker (2016)
| 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)
| Promise Me, Dad ,|
by Joe Biden (2017)
|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)
| The Book of Joe ,|
by Jeff Wilser (2019; biography of Joe Biden)
by Michelle Obama (2018)
| Our Revolution,|
by Bernie Sanders (2016)
| This Fight Is Our Fight,|
by Elizabeth Warren (2017)
| 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)
(click a book cover for a review or other books by or about the presidency from Amazon.com)
| OnTheIssues.org excerpts: (click on issues for details)
Jill Stein: Birth control should not be up to your employer.
Rocky Anderson: Contraceptive services comprehensively provided, and free.
Budget & Economy|
Jill Stein: We're again bailing out Wall Street with quantitative easing.
Jill Stein: Still no end in sight to economic crisis: focus on jobs.
Raphael Warnock: Fraud almost nonexistent; really about voter suppression.
Jill Stein: Pay equity for women remains critical, despite some programs.
Rocky Anderson: Lilly Ledbetter was a great beginning; now enforce it.
Virgil Goode: Equal pay for equal work, regardless of sex.
Barack Obama: Forthright on racial issues and on his civil rights history.
Jill Stein: Hillary is the Wal-Mart candidate.
Robert Reich: Almost all post-Recession gains have gone to the top 1%.
Jill Stein: Enormous bipartisan collaboration on deregulation.
Mitt Romney: OpEd: Romney at Bain Capital sent jobs to China.
Rocky Anderson: Break up too-big-to-fail banks & prosecute Wall Street fraud.
Raphael Warnock: We have to continue to push back against police brutality.
Barack Obama: Battles legislatively against the death penalty.
Ralph Nader: Product liability suits are a pillar of democracy.
Jill Stein: Bail out the students instead of bailing out the banks.
Rocky Anderson: Re-prioritize on education to keep up with rest of world.
Energy & Oil|
Jill Stein: Fight against climate change instead of fighting for oil.
Jill Stein: Weatherizing homes creates jobs & addresses climate change.
Virgil Goode: Drill for oil & gas so US becomes an exporter.
Rocky Anderson: Polluting industries' campaign donations weaken the EPA.
Families & Children|
Ralph Nader: National speed limit saves lives.
Jill Stein: Re-establish foreign policy on basis of international law.
Jill Stein: End Israeli apartheid occupations and illegal settlements.
Rocky Anderson: Build relationships instead of imperialist foreign policy.
Jill Stein: Get tough policy has opposite effect of what was intended.
Virgil Goode: No embassies in Libya; no dictating by the UN.
Gary Johnson: Hypocritical for US to attack China as currency manipulator.
Jill Stein: International trade boards compromise American sovereignty.
Virgil Goode: Renegotiate trade agreements focusing on US jobs.
Virgil Goode: Super PACs benefit from jobs being sent overseas.
Jill Stein: Supreme Court needs to be for the people and their rights.
Virgil Goode: Stop the super PACs from controlling our federal election.
Rocky Anderson: Limit individual donations to $100 a person.
Cynthia McKinney: Called for impeachment of Bush & Cheney.
Ralph Nader: Focus on the tools of democracy, not front-page issues.
Jill Stein: More local regulations; more background checks.
Jill Stein: Reduce culture of violence via mental health & legal drugs.
Jill Stein: Address community violence with more mental health services.
Rocky Anderson: Only reason for assault weapons is to kill people quickly.
Virgil Goode: Veto any ban on assault weapons.
Richard Carmona: Owning weapons OK if people have good training, education.
Raphael Warnock: COVID: Crisis handled like country with no resources at all.
Jill Stein: Health insurance wastes 30%; Medicare only wastes only 3%.
Rocky Anderson: Congress caved in to the for-profit insurance industry.
Jill Stein: 75% of expenditures are sick care system, not healthcare.
Jill Stein: Medicare Part D is a giveaway for pharmaceutical companies.
Jill Stein: Affordable Care Act is neither Affordable nor Caring.
Rocky Anderson: Just get the for-profit insurance companies out of the way.
Rocky Anderson: ObamaCare & RomneyCare are both "insurance companycare".
Rocky Anderson: Need universal healthcare like every industrialized nation.
Jill Stein: Eliminate nuclear weapons in Middle East & whole world.
Jill Stein: Switch from bloated military to spending at home.
Rocky Anderson: Reduce our own nuclear weapons before we call on others to.
Rocky Anderson: Unneeded military programs to bring home bacon: It's treason.
Rocky Anderson: Bipartisan corporatism and militarism expands war budgets.
Jill Stein: Bush & Obama criminalized the right to protest.
Rocky Anderson: Citizens are worried about being safe FROM our government.
Cynthia McKinney: Pentagon lost $2.3T; letís cut their funding.
Jill Stein: Undocumented immigration massively spiked after NAFTA.
Jill Stein: Extend DREAM Act beyond age 30.
Rocky Anderson: Government and corporations have colluded on immigrant jobs.
Virgil Goode: Moratorium on green cards until unemployment is under 5%.
Virgil Goode: Illegals' presence here steals jobs from American citizens.
Virgil Goode: Use entire AZ law as model for US, not just E-Verify.
Virgil Goode: No green cards for foreigners diplomas; US citizens first.
Jill Stein: Directly create jobs, not via tax breaks.
Rocky Anderson: Trade agreements responsible for sending jobs overseas.
Rocky Anderson: Raise minimum wage to $10.55 an hour, to stimulate economy.
Rocky Anderson: Strong labor movement crucial to thriving middle class.
Principles & Values|
Raphael Warnock: America at its highest: equal voting, health care, education.
Jill Stein: In private, Hillary is for wealthy, but not in public.
Jill Stein: Petition to open up debates to more than two candidates.
Virgil Goode: Not much difference between Obama, Romney and Bush.
Jill Stein: At breaking point for people, planet, economy, & democracy.
Rocky Anderson: Economic justice, social justice, & environmental justice.
Cynthia McKinney: Address people who have withdraws from electoral process.
Cynthia McKinney: Ban malicious party-crossover voting in open primaries.
Barack Obama: Unflinching progressive but ok to downstate conservatives.
Jill Stein: System perfectly solvent when rich pay their fair share.
Rocky Anderson: Payroll tax is as regressive a tax as known to mankind.
Rocky Anderson: Big tax cuts just cause more record deficits.
Rocky Anderson: Massive tax favors to the very wealthiest is an obscenity.
Jill Stein: Renew our infrastructure and assure everyone has a job.
Rocky Anderson: Put 20 million to work on deteriorating infrastructure.
War & Peace|
Jill Stein: Blowback across Middle East due to our immoral war policy.
Jill Stein: Stop the flow of arms to Syria on both sides.
Rocky Anderson: We're a bully in the Mideast; no wonder they don't like us.
Rocky Anderson: Work with Russia on peaceful resolution in Syria.
Rocky Anderson: Crippling sanctions hurt the people of Iran who sympathize.
Rocky Anderson: We went into Libya without authorization from Congress.
Rocky Anderson: Iraq is a tragic unnecessary war.
Rocky Anderson: Congress should have stopped Bush's pre-emptive war.
Barack Obama: Problems with current Israeli policy.
Barack Obama: Not opposed to all wars, but opposed to the war in Iraq.
Welfare & Poverty|
Rocky Anderson: There is so much more work to be done onpoverty.