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TABLEOFCONTENTS

OURPRINCIPLES 1
PREAMBLE 2
ECONOMICPROSPERITY AND J
OBGROWTH 3
EDUCATION REFORM 4
GOVERNMENTREFORM 5
JUSTICEREFORM 6
DOMESTICSECURITY 7
INDIVIDUALFREEDOM 8
EPILOGUE 9

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• THEPOWEROFFAITH IN GOD
• THESANCTITY OFLIFE
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• PRIVATEPROPERTY
• LOWERTAXESTO PRODUCEECONOMICGROWTH
• STRONG NATIONALDEFENSE
• THEPERSONALRIGHTTO OWN AND BEARARMS
• THEEQUALAND JUSTENFORCEMENTOFTHELAW
• SEPARATEAND EQUALBRANCHESOFGOVERNMENT

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