Wow! With tears in my eyes and inspiration in my heart I can say, I believe Paul Ryan.
IT'S OUR TIME!!!
One word... "inspirational" !!
Love this ticket, Ryan is a breath of fresh air and is putting fire into Romney's belly. Romney has changed in the past week, he seems to be more passionate and convincing than he has been hitherto.
Keep it up !!!! Let's take the country back. It is our time!
It is our time. In the old days, revolutions were settled by guns and bullets. In many nations around the globe, they still are. Fortunately, here in the United States we do it through elections. But be aware that this is indeed a revolution. It started in 2010 with the midterm elections and it's going to continue in 2012 with the presidential election. People have had enough and they know that this is our last chance to stop this country from becoming a complete socialist welfare state. Make it count. Vote. Throw Obama out of office. The country literally depends on it.
I hate to admit this... but I'm willing to be that a lot of people will vote for Romney/Ryan because of Paul Ryan. He really inspires.
I know I am a lot happier about it. Paul Ryan was my choice. I didn't think who the VP was would make much difference anyway. But Paul Ryan's choice just showed me that Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan are serious about fixing the mess that past Presidents and Obama have left for us. I am getting the feeling that Romney's tsunami is going to be a righteous one. Deep, widespread, and overwhelming. We have to be ever vigilent to make sure that what we expect comes to pass.
I admire your optimism about the future under a Romney/Ryan administration, but what exactly do you expect?
We expect the things we didn't get from obama.
* Rule of Law, not a president deciding which ones he will follow
* Putting a break to the INSANE SPENDING
* Being HONEST to the people
* Ending obamacare before it ends our NATION fiscally
* Returning the stolen money obama STOLE from Medicare
* Changing Medicare for anyone under 55 so that it will be there for them
That's a start.
I also like how Romney had enough sense and is confident enough to make Ryan the center of an ad. Do any of us think Thats-Just-Joe will be front and center of an ad for BO?
Ryan shows pride in and respect for his mother. Obama refers to his mother as a typical white woman and shows no class towards her or his brother living in a hut in Africa or his aunt or uncle who have shown to disrespect our laws. This may sound simplistic but at the base of it all it does reflect on the moral character of both men.
Gingrich balanced the budget on the back of social security; Bush funded his wars on the back of social security; now, Obama is planning on funding obamacare meaning health care for illegals, on the back of social security. There would be no problem with ss if the trust fund was untouchable for any other reason.
The blame is on ALL POLITICIANS. Especially those who set it up with NO INTENTION of doing what they stated they would do. Of course, a commie lib was the one that started it all.
You know, I recently read that executive order, and I didn't get out of it what people said about it taking down the Fed. It did cause the treasury to issue silver money, but I didn't see a clear path to it replacing the Fed. Though it is a bit legally complicated, so I thought that maybe I just wasn't getting it all.
Good post, but the bit about Kennedy is not true. G. Edward Griffin, author of "The Creature From Jekyll Island," has debunked that often repeated notion. Kennedy was a Fabian Socialist with no intention of bringing down the Fed.
I think that the word "budget" often gets confused with "financing". Budgets don't reflect the realities of financing. Gingrich is credited with helping to balance the "budget", but that budget could be full of debt spending and fund raiding. That is why I largely ignore the budget debates. The politicians, and media, that want to make the budget the big issue, seems to be unwilling to parallel the financing issues with the budget issues in these debates. That is one reason that Ron Paul is so appealing to some people. He doesn't ignore one thing, while talking about the other.
If the SS fund consists of just treasury bonds, what does that mean concerning its value? With the rest of the world pulling out of US treasuries, it means massive devaluation of the Fed Note. (treasury bonds) SS is already many trillions of dollars in the hole, and completely insolvent. The future of SS is absolutely solidified in collapse, right along with the Fed Note. When the Fed Note fails, in the global financial collapse, all retirement funds will evaporate. The only way to hedge against this is to cash in your 401k, take the penalties, and spend the money on silver and gold. ( I have tried, but I have to quit my job to get it)
When the Fed Note was tied to gold and silver, treasuries were secure, but since 1973, it has been known that the collapse of the Fed Note was inevitable, and therefor the rest of the system, since our government won't allow competing currencies to take hold, would fail along with it. Kennedy tried to combat this with executive order 11100. He died shortly after this, and it was never carried out.
The bottom line is that SS cannot, and will not, be sustainable for generations to come as GOP politicians are telling us right now. This is the establishment GOP, and not the guys like Rand and Ron Paul. Jim Demint is pretty good as well, but I don't put as much trust in him. Paul Ryan fails miserably at exposing these realities, and is basically sugar coating the whole thing for election purposes right now. I hate to put a damper on the GOP upswing, but truth is truth. The social systems will fail, and if not reformed on the short term, and abandoned on the long term, we will go down with them.
Here is a link that largely explains how they have been able to use the money. Basically, it was set up to be manipulated by the treasury and mostly consisted of treasury bonds. (or debt) As far as "budgeting" goes, it is a little less simple, but there is a chart at the end that tells us when they were "on" or "off " budget.
Raiding of the SS Trust Fund started with Johnson in 1965 so he could fund the Vietnam War without running a huge deficit. Democrats changed the law with their huge majorities in Congress in 1965 after the JFK assassination.
I understand the political need to support medicare to win the election, especially seeing as how obamacare trashes it. Several generations of Americans have become dependent on it. Sometimes, I feel the word addicted might be more appropriate.
Having said that, medicare is a wealth transfer ponzi scheme. No wealth transfer ponzi scheme is viable in the long run without perpetual massive tax increases. Each generation will pay in proportionally more than they can ever expect to collect. They will become more and more reluctant to participate. A rebellion against medicare is not out of the question sometime in the foreseeable future.
Those perpetual massive tax increases will take place in the form of tremendous dollar debasement. That is how the ever-increasing deficits in expenditures like Medicare will be "paid" for by politicians unwilling to risk their futures by following through on real sacrifices.
The problem is that when medicare was first devised, people weren't living as long as they are now and it was probably expected to pay for itself. NOT. With the advances in medicine and doctors/hospitals using all of the equipment and medicines available to them to keep people alive (even those who really in the real world would have died months or years earlier) because they get paid by the government to do so, the cost of medicare has gotten completely out of control.
Something has to be done and Ryan's plan brings in competition, as well as the decisions and visibility of costs back to the user............which should help keep the costs down.
It is hard to take politicians like Ryan seriously on controlling costs for Medicare when they previously authorized massive expansions of that entitlement such as the prescription drug benefit (Medicare Part D).
Again...I like this because it shows Paul connecting to and with Seniors which I think is critical. As well, having his mother to me is just plain brilliant. When women see a son with his mother and telling her how special and important she is that just opens women to look at him in a much different way!! This is so important and critical. When you see his mother you see the person who had the greatest impact on the man he is!! I loved it and I like so much seeing Paul talk with and to the people NOT AT THEM!! When you deal with Seniors the best way is to share there concerns and address them head on in a very easy and informative way!! He did that!! GREAT JOB!!
Agreed and well said, Michael. Hope this ad blankets the airwaves in Florida in September, October and early November. I like to think many Dad's feel the same appreciation for PR expressing his respect and love for his Mum, too! I know mine would. Love that you like it.
Romney's speech to the miners in Ohio was excellent and I think he connected with them well, too. God knows they need to vote out Zero and the awful things the EPA has in store for them in 2013.
Thing is, R&R do connect well with all Americans who love their country, that's why Zero is holed up, away even from his fawning, traitorous press. Their internal polling is showing blue states turning red: http://frontlines2011.blogspot.ca/2012/08/democrat-states-moving-to-romney.html and here, a site that has some good stuff to complement TRS: theulstermanreport.com/2012/08/06/romney-campaign-confirms-white-house-insider-internal-polling-report/
Just read the article about the internal polling showing blue states turning red: http://frontlines2011.blogspot... This article was written BEFORE Romney announced Ryan as his running mate! Wow! Way Cool! :-)
Thank You !!
I thought it was just me realizing there is never a "closing statement"
or as they say in the sales business - a "call to action" or "close"
I am convinced there is a law against saying "VOTE for Romney"
the staff must consists of the biggest bunch of knuckleheads ever
I don't get it
Does anyone now if there is a law that says you can't say "Vote for Romney"?
At this point, Romney is the presumptive candidate, but it's not considered official until after the convention, if I remember right, and therefore cannot make the closing pitch line yet.
There seems to be by the way the ads avoid it. But you're right, you need to associate the message with the cause. If people like the message, at least let them know what they can do "vote for Romney" to support it. Some might say it's obvious and doesn't need to be stated, but I like a strong "if you agree with our message, do something, vote for (insert candidate)" kind of ending as a message reinforcer.
The other side of the discussion would be, as you point out the aim of the ad is obvious and does not need to be hammered home. When you allow someone to form their own opinion it is more powerful than telling them yours and asking them to think like you. Acknowledge your audiences intelligence to know the purpose of the message. Kinda like one of our TRS posters writing a sarcastic post ( a truly great form of humor) and feeling like you have to tell them that it is sarcasm rather than leaving it up to the readers to understand where you are coming from. Just my opinion.
You've got a good point. How about they say "vote for Romney" on at least some of the ads. All the ads I've seen so far leave it to the viewer to make the assumption, perhaps some should just state it, no?
I agree with you Gino, Making the decision themselves rather than having someone cram it onto everyone IS more powerful. Just like the O'care, we despise having it trample on our own decision-making processes.
I was thinking the same, when it just petered out at the end. Thanks to Joe raising our awareness - was hoping you would comment, Joe.
Would like to hear "I'm Mitt Romney" "I'm Paul Ryan" and "we absolutely approve this message" spoken together. Then MR could ask for your vote and a donation.
Edited to add: Maybe they can't do that until he's confirmed as the nominee - in fact, that must be the reason, no?
He knows, as many politicians do, that most people aren't really paying attention. (ignorant) Sometimes we like to think that most people have our level of awareness, but it just isn't true.
Obama is no idiot - he knows exactly what he's doing
BUT His ideology seems to be clouding his strategy by lying constantly
"Disqus is screwed up" - Just like the NObama chances of getting re-elected. He'd deliberately limiting crowds indeed. Either he's an idiot, or he thinks we're all idiots.