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Wed Aug 1, 2012, 07:26 PM

How Congressman Paul Ryan Is Shaping The GOP

http://www.npr.org/2012/08/01/157716398/how-congressman-paul-ryan-is-shaping-the-gop

(Found out he got his daddy's SS after his Daddy died)


As the presumptive presidential nominee, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney is currently the face of the Republican Party. But, as journalist Ryan Lizza suggests in his article in this week's New Yorker, the party's agenda and ideology are being driven by a very different figure: Rep. Paul Ryan of Wisconsin.

Since taking office in 1999, Ryan has advocated at different times for the end of Medicare and Medicaid, and the partial privatization of Social Security. Deeply intellectual and ideological, Ryan remained an outsider among House Republicans until 2010, when the Tea Party movement helped sweep a younger and more radical generation of Republicans into the House.

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Wed Aug 1, 2012, 07:28 PM

1. Not only did he get SS to help, he never held a private sector job.

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Thu Aug 2, 2012, 11:56 AM

2. He truly believes that the only way to be free is not to allow help from the government.

He said that Ayn Rand was his biggest influence and wanted everyone the opportunity to succeed on their own without any government assistance if they fail. The fact he received government assistance when he needed it is not factored into his philosophy.

The squalor of Dicken's London is the ultimate freedom for future Americans.
The freedom to starve and freedom to die is the grand future American conservatives want.
They think this is worth fighting for.

His philosophy seems like a mental illness to me.

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