Tag Archives: Rep. Paul Ryan

Verbatim

Paul Ryan Blathers On About ‘the American people’

So the Left is making a big mistake here. What they’re offering people is a full stomach — and an empty soul. The American people want more than that.

— Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI), quoted by the Washington Post.

Enumerati

‘Tailgunner’ Ted Cruz Is the Wingnut’s Choice for GOP Prez Candidate in 2016

20%

Of Republican primary voters said Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) is now the top choice to be their presidential candidate in 2016, a new Public Policy Polling survey finds. Cruz’ 20% is followed by Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) at 17%, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) at 14%, Jeb Bush at 11%, Sen. Marco Rubio at 10% and Rep. Paul Ryan at 10%.

Verbatim

Paul Ryan ‘Humbly’ Dismisses Progressivism as Arrogant

Progressivism is well-intentioned but it is also — in my humble opinion — arrogant and condescending.

— Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI), quoted by The Hill.

News & Comment

Fox News fact check: ‘Ryan budget plan doesn’t actually slash the budget’

This is from Fox News — yes! the Republican Party’s own propaganda network:

Here are a few little-known facts about Paul Ryan’s supposedly slash-and-burn budget plan.

  • Government spending increases almost every year over the next decade.
  • Tax and other revenue rises year after year.
  • The 10-year deficit is still $3 trillion.

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News & Comment

Republican Case Study on How Congressional Candidates Can Counter the ‘Ryan Effect’

Now that Mitt Romney has named Paul Ryan as his running mate, the Democrats will position him as every Republican congressional candidate’s running mate. The NRCC has already issued an interesting case study video of how to counter the Democrats. Hey Democrats, are you watching? Please?

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Hey Paul Ryan, How’s That Ax-y Medicare-y Thing Workin’ Out for Ya?

Wisconsin Republican Rep. Paul Ryan’s constituents showed they are much smarter than he thinks they are. They aren’t buying the latest iteration of trickle-down, voodoo economics. And when he persisted in trying to get them to see it his way, they booed him. Let this be a warning to other tea bag Republicans who underestimate us. You need to throw out new red meat. We aren’t swallowing the old stuff.