By The Right Scoop


Paul Ryan hosted a campaign rally with his mother this morning that focused on Medicare. I’ve posted both the full rally (bottom) and a shorter segment on just the Medicare portion of the rally (top).

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  • conservative58

    Thanks Scoop!
    Great way to start the day!

    R&R/2012
    :-)

  • proudhispanicconservative

    Thats why we love scoop, always ready to attend to us the conservatives.

  • Smith Smith

    it is about time he had his mother and or grandmother next to him and make medicare and talk at a more personal level, that it is not all $ and cents to him, this is what they should have done closer to his announcement. Just glad they are finally doing it!!

    • Patriot077

      “Finally” is now defined as within one week.

      • Smith Smith

        since we live in a 24hr cycle news, yes one week is to long.

        • Rightstuff1

          Sorry but that is pure nonsense. Yes we live in a 24 hr news cycle but you sound stupid saying “finally” when the guy was chosen as VP errrr one week ago.

          It was poor choice of words to say “finally” just say that you really didn’t mean it and move on or defend it and sound like you are frothing at the mouth…

          • Smith Smith

            You act like when we found out so did Ryan, wake up just a little, Romeny already said he knew his pick on Aug 3rd and I know for sure Ryan and his team started preping a week before it was announced to all of us. Not saying the guy is an idiot, just saying their stratigy on this should have been seen by the crazy left and made the personal connection out of the gate. YOu can see that Ryan is doing the same speech each time and it is evolving each time he says it. It is not like the night before the announcement this standard message was crafted.

            So yes finally is the correct word to use. Finally his main speech has evolved enough to be more personal on that one subject.

  • Sandra123456

    Is he running for Basketball Coach or Vice-President? Dress the part. All candidates and elected politicians should wear a suit and tie.

    • Smith Smith

      I disagree, he already has an image of being a suite money pusher kinda feel to him. The more he can show he is a regular guy that is just really smart the better off he will be.

      • proudhispanicconservative

        I will add something to your point, for too long the republican party has been thought of being the old People (angry old man), to me the best asset Ryan brings is youth, intelligence, and carisma. The left does not have anything to attack him on, they have nothing to attack him on. I want to see couric trying to get him on a gotcha question, and see her get destroyed and looking dumb herself.

        • jlbs

          Is Perky Katie still around? Honestly, I don’t know, because I don’t watch the main channels anymore, and don’t have cable either.

      • Rightstuff1

        Really? who has that opinion of him? I don’t and I don’t know any Conservative who does.

        • Smith Smith

          Sad part about you Rightstuff1, I decied to read some of your past post and you seems to just like bashing people and calling them names and that they are stupid. YOu must hold your self very high above all us Right wingers. I’m starting to think your just the standard garabage Dem that goes around telling everyone they are dumb to have an opinion if it is not exactly what you think.

          Might need to grow up or learn to have some civil dialog and don’t hate on people with a dif opinion to yours.

          • RighteousCrow_JustCaws

            Oops, SS – both your reply to Sandra and to Rightstuff contained derogatory comments ["...suite money pusher kinda feel" and "your just the standard garabage Dem"], while Rightstuff just asked a valid question.
            I think you’re roosting in the wrong tree.

            • Smith Smith

              You need to read all his posted in just this one thread before you comment on mine.

              I will own that I should have responded directly to his other comments directly and not have picked this one.

              • Rightstuff1

                My goodness…you are such a whiner. Grow up !!!

          • Rightstuff1

            Dear Lord….what are you waffling about? … “don’t hate on people with a dif opinion to yours”. Don’t hate on people? What does that mean exactly? I just roll my eyes to heaven when I have to idiots like you who come out of nowhere telling me not to”hate on people”. What does that even mean? Its not English. You sound so much like a whiny little lib.

            I called you out because you used the word “finally” about Ryan when the guy has been on the job a week. Because of that you get your panties in a twist and tell me “not to hate on people” which isn’t even English. You are a pitiful fellow. You got all emotional because I told you that was a quite stupid thing to say about Ryan and you turn that into a “hey don’t hate on people with a different opinion man”…what a pathetic, blase, throw-away, means nothing comment.

            You are officially on my ignore button but when you post crap I’m going to call you on it. That’s what Conservatives does….they call people when they spout nonsense. Its not called “hating on people mannnnnn”. Whiny little boy.

            • Smith Smith

              It is interesting to tell some one to grow up and then you say “I just roll my eyes to heaven” and you just keep saying same stuff you say to everone, your an idiot, your dumb. Get a new line and learn to have civil conversations. I think you proved my point.

              I got 20 likes and your statements get you no where. Have an original idea and stop going after people that do.

    • REHLV

      Why? Most politicians are empty suits. If all you came away with from this speech is how he dressed, you missed the meat & potatoes of this event. Just my opinion.

    • tx_gold

      I don’t believe clothes are the problems you should be worried about!!

    • hbnolikeee

      nonsense. the days of the suit (sadly or not) are way over. get with the times. ever hear of corporate casual?

    • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1236140974 Kimberly Petrich

      Bull crap.

    • poljunkie

      When it’s 89* and humid, I think its okay to go a little more casual.

    • Rightstuff1

      My gosh I’m so sick of the stupidity of the commnets on here. Smith smith says “finally” he got his mother up there when the guy is only on the job one week. Another fool accuses Ryan of pandering and now you come along with a comment on his shirt.

      What a mutton-headed loser you are.

      Biden wears a suit, so go fawn over him if that’s what you like best in politicians. I prefer integrity and leadership.

      • Smith Smith

        Right you need to get a grip, I’ve watched all his speeches and each one has the core topics but it is evolving to include stuff like connecting personally. Ryan always had this personal connection to issues, but always talked about cost and policies. People relate to the personal stuff much more, how the dem got us in this hole.

        We have known about this for a week, please do not act like Ryan just found out. Romney already said early Aug he already knew his pick and that when he came to Michigan a few months back he already had a strong feeling for him. That is the same time Ryan stop talking about “my family I talked and decided to not run” and started saying “I already have a good job”.

        So wake up just a bit and understood this has been in the works for sometime. Do I care if it was no, but he has know for longer then a week.

        • Rightstuff1

          I need to get a grip? Grow up little boy.

          • Smith Smith

            ouch you got me there.

    • celestiallady

      Who says? i think they look great, more in tune with the people they are speaking to.

    • notebene

      He was in the Villages in Florida. In case you don’t know what a Florida summer is like, the temperature was 95 degrees! Factor in the heat index with the heavy humidity and you have over 100 degree heat! A suit and tie don’t make a candidate more appropriate…case in point…Joe Biden!

  • RighteousCrow_JustCaws

    A corporate CEO is ultimately responsible to the shareholders [those who fund] the company. If the CEO fails to maintain the welfare of the company, he is replaced with another leader who can succeed. It’s how corporations stay healthy and survive.

    The USA’s CEO is the President, who is responsible to the shareholders: “We the people.” Our current President promised to revive America’s good health IN HIS FIRST 4 YEARS in office. He failed despite a generous budget for support staff. If Mitt Romney had failed to save the SLC Olympics – and he “inherited” many excuses – his credentials as a leader would have been significantly tarnished.

    We, the people, have the responsibility to future generations to stay enlightened on our candidates and choose only CEO’s who are qualified and actually DO maintain and improve the welfare of our country. It’s how the USA will stay healthy and survive.

    • librtifirst

      Are you talking about the general welfare (constitution), or the social welfare systems? If you are talking about the social systems, I disagree.

      • KenInMontana

        “Welfare” as in “well being”.

        • librtifirst

          I guess that the question is: What does “well being” mean? Lots of room for interpretation there.

          • KenInMontana

            Welfare- n.
            1.
            a. Health, happiness, and good fortune; well-being.
            b. Prosperity.

            2. Welfare work.

            3.
            a. Financial or other aid provided, especially by the government, to people in need.
            b. Corporate welfare.

            Idiom:
            on welfare
            Receiving regular assistance from the government or private agencies because of need.

            [Middle English, from wel faren, to fare well, from Old English wel faran : wel, well; see well2 + faran, to get along; see fare.]

            • librtifirst

              Well, I wish our government would get a clue.

              ^ Killian, Johnny; George Costello, Kenneth Thomas (2004). The Constitution of the United States of America—Analysis and Interpretation. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office. p. 161. “The clause, in short, is not an independent grant of power, but a qualification of the taxing power.”

              This is in reference to the general welfare clause. It appears to have been rejected throughout our history as a right to legislate, but is rather a part of the taxing and spending clause that only qualifies the taxing power of the federal government.

              I would think that this would be limited to taxing and spending for the purpose of only funding the federal government where the other enumerated powers are given to them to enact.

              I guess that this is where our government completely fails. All of the social systems are deemed constitutional based on a qualification of the tax and spending clause, rather than a direct authority to enact them. Taxing to provide for the general welfare is not a legitimate concept.

              • KenInMontana

                They don’t need to misinterpret “promote the general welfare” as an “excuse” to legislate or pass laws, I give you Article I, Section 1;

                All legislative Powers herein granted shall be vested in a Congress of the United States, which shall consist of a Senate and House of Representatives.

                Section 8;

                The Congress shall have Power To lay and collect Taxes, Duties, Imposts and Excises, to pay the Debts and provide for the common Defence and general Welfare(emphasis mine) of the United States; but all Duties, Imposts and Excises shall be uniform throughout the United States;

                To make all Laws which shall be necessary and proper for carrying into Execution the foregoing Powers, and all other Powers vested by this Constitution in the Government of the United States, or in any Department or Officer thereof.

                • librtifirst

                  Don’t the words “herein” and “foregoing” suggest that their legislative powers are limited only to those specified in the constitution? When they use the term United States, are they not speaking of the states which are united and not the individual person? I thought that the ninth and tenth amendments were a solidification of this principle by saying that all powers not given to the United States are respectively left to the States or the people.

                  Isn’t the constitution a document of negative liberties which restricts the federal government from doing what they want to the states or the individual? If “all legislative powers” were granted to the United States for the common defense and general welfare of the “people”, then there would be no limitation. The States are territories in which the people govern themselves within, but unite with other states for a common defense and “general” welfare.

                  Am I wrong on this?

                • KenInMontana

                  The view of the US Constitution as a “charter of negative liberties” is part and parcel, the demagoguery of the political left and has been uttered by the current President himself. In truth it is not, it lays out the framework of our government, lists the areas of authority of each branch and the Federal government as a whole as well as adding the limits of that authority. The Bill of Rights, added separately, for reasons too lengthy to go into here, reiterates and places into law the rights, which the founders believed were inherent to all of mankind and sought to make those rights sacrosanct under our laws by their wording. The view of the document as a “charter of negative liberties” is the mantra of those who seek to lift the limits placed on the Federal government by the founders, and represents a view of government that is in fact antithetical to the views and beliefs of the founders, it is actually more in line with the beliefs of Marx and his ilk, those who champion the view that government knows best.

                  As to the “general welfare” referred to in the preamble, it is worded thusly, “promote the general Welfare”, it does not say to create or construct, but to promote as to encourage or to foster an atmosphere in which the happiness and prosperity of the nation’s people may flourish.

                • librtifirst

                  So do you believe that federal legislation was originally limited to being “state” related, and not for individuals or groups of individuals?

                  I realize that negative liberties is a leftist phrase, but I like it as it refers to government limits. Just an attempt to use their own phrasiology against them.

                • KenInMontana

                  It seems to me that the majority of original federal legislation was aimed at creating the laws to carry out its constitutionally designated duties, as an example, the Naturalization Act of 1790. If we look at the acts of the first 6 Congresses, they seem to follow that pattern, wiki has a pretty good list here; http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_United_States_federal_legislation,_1789-1901 , the list gets a bit “sketchy” in areas, but it has quite a few examples and gives one a feel for what they were doing.

                • librtifirst

                  That is interesting. It looks like the whiskey act was the first direct tax, and it brought on a rebellion. What an awesome story. Wiki says that sparked off the two party system that was already underway. (Hamilton vs Jefferson)

                  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Whiskey_Act

                  Other than that, it looks like they stayed away from this kind of thing for a while. I will do some more digging on this later, as I am trying to get some 45s loaded for shooting today.

                  Thanks,

                • RighteousCrow_JustCaws

                  “[As to the "general welfare" referred to in the preamble, it is worded thusly, "promote the general Welfare"]”
                  ____________________________

                  In order to understand how the founding fathers were interpreting the word ‘welfare,’ we need to remember that they were shunning an overbearing government. I believe they were referring to ‘prosperity’ rather than government-mandated financial aid.

                • KenInMontana

                  Yes, it would seem we are in agreement on this, which is why I followed that quote with this;

                  …. it does not say to create or construct, but to promote, as to encourage or to foster an atmosphere in which the happiness and prosperity of the nation’s people may flourish.

                  In my experience in discussing what was intended by or meant by what the founders wrote, the position adopted by those who try to “interpret” the document, is generally flawed by their practice of trying to apply modern definitions to language that was written in the 18th century. They seem to get flabbergasted by the suggestion that they find a dictionary in use at the time of the authoring of the document in question. Watching a modern liberal pull their hair out, makes my day and brings a smile to my face.

                • RighteousCrow_JustCaws

                  Agreed; liberals’ vision is narrowed by their ulterior motives. They have no desire to look further than whatever achieves their purpose – they don’t want to know what they don’t know. It’s critical that we be mindful of their M.O. in executing our opposition tactics. Hit ‘em with facts, as with Quixote’s mirrors.

  • virginiagentleman1

    Not bad at all! Ryan covered the salient points, mixed in a few campaign mantras and generally did a darn good job.

    As of yet, we do not know the size of the crowd in attendence but it appears to be much smaller then the 30,000 expected, and certainly not close to the 60,000 plus who came out to listen to Sarah Palin four short years ago.

    All in all, I have to admit to a sense of relief that Ryan has brought some energy to an otherwise dull Romney campaign. Romney by himself was as exciting as watching paint dry!

    Neither man represents my personal political leanings, (those would have be best represented by a Palin/West ticket) but again, Ryan gives the ticket a chance it did not have before he was named as running mate.
    The bottom line is that Obama MUST be defeated and we finally may have a ticket that can do so.

    • poljunkie

      “The bottom line is that Obama MUST be defeated and we finally may have a ticket that can do so.”

      YES SIR, VG

      • virginiagentleman1

        Don’t you agree milady?
        My ticket isn’t on the ballot, and we have Romney/Ryan instead. I’d break my own fingers before I would ever vote Obama/Biden! So that leaves us with R&R. SIGH

        • poljunkie

          HA, I’d break my own fingers too. :-)

  • SaraPFan

    Ryan did great!! He was very personable. I like how he told the story of his strong mother and how she pulled the family together after his father’s death. They were even taking care of his grandmother at the time!!! His mother didn’t rely on government to take care of the family. What strong generation our seniors are. Ryan’s testimonial was very relatable to those seniors.

  • poljunkie

    Paul Ryan has added a LOT to the ticket.

    • GetWhatYouPayFor

      Too bad the hurdle was so low. They do have to win!

    • PhillyCon

      Poli:

      I agree, and have been pleasantly surprised. Hopefully, they learned from 08.

      • Reckoner_3

        agree, philly

        There are some signs of optimism

        1. McCain, was a terrible campaigner, surrounded by incompetent handlers. Romney I’m sure is way better at using campaign funds

        2. Romney ‘s operation is improved from six years ago, and apparently George W. Bush wasn’t impressed with McCain’s set up in the 2008 primaries and Romney’s was better even then….so it has to be capable of blindsiding the Dems

        Hopefully this is the beginning of the end of Obama;

        by this point grumbling about “this or that” about the ticket is a waste of time.

        • poljunkie

          Or as we like to say the Mc Cain shuffle.

          Why he did what he did in 2008 will always be a mystery to me…It’s like he just gave up.

          (edit: spelling)

        • PhillyCon

          by this point grumbling about “this or that” about the ticket is a waste of time.

          So true, Reck! Glad to see that we are the same page with this one.

          • celestiallady

            Glad to see you and Reck are thinking this way. Sure is tough in some other places!

            • PhillyCon

              Yes, we are, CL. That’s why I’m here just like you. I can’t take negativity and bashing … its just not productive. I guess that makes me a RINO, LOL.

              • poljunkie

                You’re just realistic Philly.

                Our main purpose right now is to defeat Obama.

                :-)

                • PhillyCon

                  LOL, you’re right, Poli. :)

                • poljunkie

                  Well then me too, I guess.

              • celestiallady

                Being on here is refreshing. I’m glad RS recognizes those that come here from another site to spew their hatred and anger and makes them gone. I guess I’m with ya too on that.

                • PhillyCon

                  Yeah, pretty much. Ditto to everything you just said.

  • WI4Walker

    Watched it all on Fox. I am really impressed by the RR Campaign’s strategy. Ryan does a great job of telling his personal story, allowing people to get to know him. Bringing his mom on a campaign stop at The Villages was absolutely brilliant!

    “And mom – you did build that” (that line never gets old!)

    The visual – “Everyone 55 and over raise your hand” – they need to do that at every single campaign stop.

  • panchita

    like watching paint dry.
    here’s a former governor giving a master class on how to speak at the Villages http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hWiFjiozjWU
    Sarah=75K ryan<30K so sad too bad.
    woof!

    • badbadlibs

      As much as I adore the Gov., let’s hope the final outcome isn’t the same.

    • WI4Walker

      I don’t understand your point. So go write in Palin and continue to hang your hat on that and see how it works out.

    • http://www.therightscoop.com/ The Right Scoop

      Palin is not the center of the universe, nor should she be.

      Give it a rest.

      • http://profile.yahoo.com/MJYTO75B7SA6IHSB23ED7DAHNU Teresa

        Thank you TRS! It does get tiring after a while, doesn’t it?

  • Orangeone

    Love this and I love Ryan’s mom. He could not have framed the American dream any better than he did with the generational inclusion he used. His mom did build it! She didn’t live off of the gov’t when times were tough, she invested in herself and did what she needed to do to raise her children successfully, worked through school, took care of her mom and her children and built a business. Way to go Betty Ryan!

  • 3seven77

    The candidates are talking about what they know, topics that they have studied and are experts on. Romney and Ryan are talking about medicare, jobs, the economy and the national debt.

    Obama is waxing poetic about “Chicago’s hot dogs”.

    Biden has been sent back to Delaware and told to STFU.

    All in all it’s been a good week.

  • http://twitter.com/ozziecastillo Stewie

    I thought his pandering was a tad too obvious. I think the people will understand the message without it having to be thrown in the face. YMMV

    • Rshill7

      Did you like his hair? Did you think the microphone looked too much like an ice cream cone? What about those US Flags in the back. The red stripes were a little to stark and so were the white huh?

      I think you complaining is a little too namby pamby. How about that?

      • http://twitter.com/ozziecastillo Stewie

        Does legitimate criticism chap your rear a little?

        I think the answer is obvious. Love the centerpiece of your comment though……you must love to set up an insult. I’m glad you didn’t use your usual incoherent babble.

        • Rshill7

          Legitimate criticism is fine. Yours is namby pamby though. Maybe you missed that part. I was illustrating your absurdity. You missed that too.

          C-Ya…Stewie :-)

          • http://twitter.com/ozziecastillo Stewie

            I didn’t miss anything. You have a habit on jumping on people that have a differing opinion, and you do so in a nasty arrogant way. Bully someone else.

            • Rshill7

              You still here? By the way, your silly complaint wasn’t even true either. I prefer truth to BS. Most folks do. Did you not jump on Ryan, and for nothing? You’re right though, that wasn’t arrogant, it was simply foolish.

              In addition, you are using the same avatar as Ozzie…a real contributor here.

              Finally, if you need to be able to understand my “incoherent babble”, keep a dictionary and encyclopedia with you at all times while reading them. It’ll help with comprehension, assuming you can understand even those.

              I am flattered that you are a self-styled Rshill7 expert. I have no idea who you are, nor do I care. When you say something worthy of respect, you’ll get it from me. Otherwise, this is the first post I’ve ever noticed from you.

              • KenInMontana

                That is Ozzie, R. Hover over his screen name.

              • http://twitter.com/ozziecastillo Stewie

                It is absolutely me….same guy. Name change just took effect, changed it earlier this week, but somewhere between Twitter and Disqus, there is some lag.

                FTR- I didn’t change my name to troll, I changed it so that it wouldn’t be plainly obvious to people I forward links. I don’t like politics mixing with friends, and this way I feel comfortable spreading links to my buddies with a little privacy.

                I thought the icon would be plenty obvious, but it wasn’t. Your last paragraph in the post I’m responding to is exactly the problem. I think I do a pretty good job being respectful to the community, even those I disagree with, so I absolutely don’t like getting pounced on, especially for something so minor. I’ll leave it at that.

                • Rshill7

                  Illustrative is one of the first words that come to mind.

                  Not knowing you were Ozzie, I said Ozzie is a “real contributor here”.

                  You, knowing exactly who I was, called what I write “incoherent babble”, and me personally, “arrogant and nasty”, across the board.

                  Inadvertently the truth was smoked out wasn’t it? I had a much higher opinion of you than you have of me.

                  Had I known it was you, I would have ignored your initial comment as a hypercritical, without cause, misstep, on a bad day. My initial comment in response was good humored ribbing.

                  I guess that gnawing problem you have with me was just teetering on the surface looking for an escape. I hope you feel better. Confession is good for the soul. I suppose I’ll just keep being me and you can keep being whoever you are whether it be single-faced or two.

    • librtifirst

      What do you mean by pandering? Are you referring to his pushing socialism for generations to come to a crowd who is largely dependent on it?

      • http://twitter.com/ozziecastillo Stewie

        IMO, there was no need to address the audience as though they were a mixed crowd. He was in ‘The Villages’, not at a stadium. I thought the early move to poll the audience’s age was transparent and tacky. That is all.

        • Rightstuff1

          Lord – this is silly. Really silly. The guy asked people who were 55 and older to raise their hands. Yes its the villages. So what!!??? That’s pandering? In case your didn’t know pandering is a base thing to do.

          Which definition of pandering do you think is appropriate here? You choose:
          1. a person who furnishes clients for a prostitute or supplies persons for illicit sexual intercourse; procurer; pimp.
          2. a person who caters to or profits from the weaknesses or vices of others.
          3. a go-between in amorous intrigues.

          I think that pandering is just what he hasn’t done. He and Romney have given pretty much the same speech since last week. They are driving the message home. Medicare is something the Libs will demonize Conservatives on, over and over and time and again. He addresses it, explains the Romney Plan, exposes the lie at the heart of Obamacare and he is pandering?!!

          Please….get real, get substantive and stop tossing silly words about in an effort to sound like you are trying to “stand back and be objective”.

          How about this for objectivity – Obama is destroying our country, economically, socially and constitutionally. So am I pandering now?

          • http://twitter.com/ozziecastillo Stewie

            It is silly, it was enough for me to turn it off though. And as I posted in my original post. Your Mileage May Vary- in other words, you may see it differently.

          • poljunkie

            I thought asking everyone to raise their hands was clever and cute.

            Disclaimer: Im close to 55, and I couldnt see myself living in a “retirement community” , and I wouldnt raise my hand if asked that question.

            • RighteousCrow_JustCaws

              It seemed to me that Ryan’s motive was to give a visual image to the statement, “Our plan will not change anything for people 55 or older.”

              Those are only words when imbedded in the rhetoric of a political speech but come to life when spoken at a gathering of the actual people they address. From that standpoint, it was a brilliant strategy and accomplished the purpose of his rally.

    • HarrietHT2

      Your comment, Stewie, is disgustingly unperceptive. You wish to see what you want to see and not what is right before your eyes and ears. “[Pa]ndering . . . too obvious?” Ryan understands — as most politicians do but have NO courage to say — that America’s unfunded liabilities are destructive to our fiscal health and to our liberty; that cronyism and the entitlement mentality pervasive in our nation WILL leave the coming generations in a markedly poorer and significantly less secure environment.

      What BETTER time to discuss the role that MEDICARE is playing in leading America over the fiscal cliff than before an audience for whom Medicare has REAL-life meaning? And you call that pandering? In order to get our fiscal house in order, Medicare must be FIXED; but with the liberal, lying, and obfuscating media and the fear-mongering from OBAMA that passes as discussion, the elderly CAN’T hear the truth, much less vote RESPONSIBLY and intelligently so that they themselves can become part of the solution rather than part of the problem — by caving to fear and grasping at REAL PANDERERS, “saviors” with swords in their hands: IPAB and the politicians who put it in place.

  • Sober_Thinking

    It sounds like he gave a well-received speech. Very nicely done.

    Thanks for posting this Scoop!

  • p m

    Good speech and nice to see his Mum with him. Even though this was a senior’s village, there seemed to be some who still weren’t aware of 0zero’s theft of their money from Medicare, judging by the crowd reaction. Now they do know and can spread the word!

  • mkp03

    Ryan’s voucher program for medicare or broke! (literally)

  • marketcomp

    I see why Mitt Romney chose Paul Ryan. He can communicate with with everyone and on all levels. I think this was a great opportunity to talk to seasoned citizens and explain to them what is really happening with Medicare under Obama. He was awesome!

    • virginiagentleman1

      You’ve just become this old man’s new best friend! SEASONED CITIZENS! I love it MC!

  • http://twitter.com/LoriPatriot Lori Patriot

    http://img.viame-cdn.com/photos/e8205690-cb96-012f-144b-12313d18593b/r600x600.jpg
    Mrs. Ryan (Paul’s mom) with Secret Service. God bless the Ryan & Romney families and keep them safe!

    • marketcomp

      Isn’t that the truth. With all of these crazy and insane leftist and everything in between both families need all of our prayers for their safety and well-being!

  • http://twitter.com/LoriPatriot Lori Patriot

    … #OccupyTheTruth at Cayahoga bridge that #occupy tried to blow up http://pic.twitter.com/QOJeLi2S We don’t need the media anymore since they are unreliable. If Obama shuts down the net with his Ex. Order, we will use radio. If they shut that down, we’ll use Morse code. if they shut that down, we’ll use homing pigeons. If they shut that down, we will use horses & letters. WE WILL NOT BE SILENT! We are the people that Hoffa told Obama he’d take out. ENOUGH.

  • http://twitter.com/LoriPatriot Lori Patriot

    http://via.me/-472lipg#!/-46wm0jc Pics from this event.

  • http://twitter.com/LoriPatriot Lori Patriot

    Fall in love with your country again! http://www.vevo.com/watch/brooks-and-dunn/only-in-america/USAV60300006 Kicks & Dunn song from background music at Ryan event.

    • poljunkie

      When Romney or Ryan are speaking about Obama they ought to have Ronnie Dunns song “Cost of Livin” playing in the background.

      • librtifirst

        When referring to Obama, the should automatically cue circus music.

        The afro part might be a bit much, but the music is good for the point.

    • poljunkie

      I’ve always been in love with our Country.

      Its the leaders that have left me emotionless.

  • http://twitter.com/LoriPatriot Lori Patriot

    The only way to get rid of Obama Care is by massive turnout for R & R ticket and then ripping it out via repeal and defunding. Obama will lose due to Medicare robbing & his massive gov take over with Obama Care. For anyone who wants to educate others on what is in Obama Care, this is great. It’s FAR worse than we were told & Obama lied (as usual) about cost of it. http://www.youtube.com/watch_popup?v=HcBaSP31Be8&vg=medium

    • librtifirst

      Totally agree. The problem is that Harry Reid won his last election via the most obvious election fraud that has ever manifested in American politics. This is now prevalent enough to maintain establishment control in either the house or the senate, but more easily in the senate. All they have to do is keep one stop gap in the process, and Obama Care lives on. This is how the establishment rolls.

      The way I understand it, is that if the senate blocks any repeal bill from going to the president, then the president would have to abuse his power, as Obama has, to do anything about it. The American people seem to get so desperate that they actually call for illegality to take place. Mean while, the establishment gets what they want, which is more power and control, and a growing atmosphere of criminal behavior in which they have immunity.

      The only way to correct this problem is to shut down the electronic voting and counting machines, and go back to hand counted ballots, where the counties report, publicly, the totals. After this happens, we would finally see larger win and loss margins in elections, and we would have a real change in the senate and the house toward major conservative majorities.

  • Dreamweavbri

    Paul way to show AMERICANS the real way to LEAD ………!!!!!!!!

  • mder4thegov

    Think about basic, but profound differences in the ’08 and ’12 elections.

    Gov. Palin and the democrat hand-picked John McCain had to run against eight years of Bush/Cheney–while an unqualified, incompetent and unvetted Barack Obama–with no record, promised the moon.

    Contrast that to Romney/Ryan, who don’t have the “Bush burden”, but do have four years of Obama/Biden failures.

    How Romney is not up 10%-15% is beyond belief. (Having said that, it’s quite possible he’s up big, but Obama’s bunch could be “buying” poll #’s or the media needs a close race–to keep ratings up. I personally wouldn’t rule out either scenario.)

    • librtifirst

      I personally think that the polling results, and the media coverage, are based on the predetermined result of the election. We always get a close election, and the voting results are produced electronically. I have seen specifically how they can do it, and without anyone questioning the actual tallies, unless it is a hanging chad state. They can even write the code so that the fraud code erases itself when it is finished, and therefor being undetectable after the fact.

  • PVG

    It’s like morning in America again…….honestly.

  • http://woodstermangotwood.blogspot.com/ Woodsterman

    Thank You! See you in NOvember!

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/H3FKUGAPVG6CDFYSCJHSAIAZW4 david r

    ” Liberty is to the collective body, what health is to every individual body. Without health no pleasure can be tasted by man; without liberty, no happiness can be enjoyed by society.” Thomas Jefferson

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