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Crippled America ,
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Trump vs. Hillary On The Issues ,
by Jesse Gordon (2016)
Outsider in the White House,
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American Dreams,
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Taking a Stand,
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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)
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Do Not Ask What Good We Do
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South Carolina "first GOP debate" at Peace Concert Hall SC, May 5th, 2011, sponsored by Fox News; moderator: Chris Wallace & Juan Williams; participants: Ron Paul, Herman Cain, Tim Pawlenty, Rick Santorum, Gary Johnson.

Thursday, May 5, 2011 at the Peace Center in Greenville, SC from 9:00-10:30 p.m.. +

Sponsors: South Carolina Republican Party and FOX News.

Candidates: Rep. Ron Paul, Herman Cain, former Gov. Tim Pawlenty, former Sen. Rick Santorum, and former Gov. Gary Johnson.

Moderator: Bret Baier. Panel of reporters—Chris Wallace, Juan Williams, Shannon Bream.

Audience: Peace Center is a 2,100-seat concert hall, although the Carolina Ledger blog reported, "Empty blocks of seats can be seen from the main floor to the second balcony."

Broadcast: Live on the FOX News Channel.
 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
    Rick Santorum: FactCheck: Under 1/4 of pregnancies end in abortion, not 1/3.
    Gary Johnson: Right to choose up until viability of the fetus.
    Tim Pawlenty: Stem-cell research ok on previous embryos, but not new ones.
Budget & Economy
    Gary Johnson: On verge of financial collapse unless we balance budget.
    Tim Pawlenty: I left MN with a balanced budget, not a $6B deficit.
Civil Rights
    Herman Cain: Ignoring DOMA is treasonous breach of presidential duty.
    Ron Paul: Government is totally unnecessary for gay marriage laws.
    Gary Johnson: Harm-reduction: health issue rather than criminal issue.
    Ron Paul: We don't need laws to tell us to not use heroin.
    Tim Pawlenty: Let school districts decide on teaching intelligent design.
Energy & Oil
    Herman Cain: Establish real energy independence, with existing resources.
    Tim Pawlenty: I made a mistake in considering cap-and-trade in MN.
Foreign Policy
    Tim Pawlenty: Never subordinate US decisions to UN, as Obama did in Libya.
Health Care
    Ron Paul: Legalizing prostitution is about protecting liberty.
    Tim Pawlenty: No top-down, government-run, limited-choice system.
Homeland Security
    Gary Johnson: No waterboarding under any circumstances.
    Herman Cain: Protect our people by whatever means, even waterboarding.
    Rick Santorum: Waterboarding gets useful info, like on Osama bin Laden.
    Ron Paul: Waterboarding doesn't achieve anything.
    Tim Pawlenty: Enhanced interrogation techniques counter radical jihadists.
    Gary Johnson: Long unemployment benefits postpones dealing with problem.
Principles & Values
    Buddy Roemer: Driving across SC and NH to shake hands & start listening.
Tax Reform
    Herman Cain: Abolish the IRS; implement 23% national sales tax.
War & Peace
    Gary Johnson: I opposed the Iraq War from the beginning.
    Gary Johnson: No Afghan timetable; start tomorrow & finish in a few months.
    Herman Cain: No clear strategy in either Libya or Syria.

The above quotations are from South Carolina "first GOP debate" at Peace Concert Hall SC, May 5th, 2011, sponsored by Fox News; moderator: Chris Wallace & Juan Williams; participants: Ron Paul, Herman Cain, Tim Pawlenty, Rick Santorum, Gary Johnson..

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