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Tue Dec 4, 2012, 10:57 PM

Ryan, Rubio lay out vision for future of GOP


http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-250_162-57557179/ryan-rubio-lay-out-vision-for-future-of-gop/
Ryan speaking:
Hailing welfare reform, he said, "e haven't applied the welfare-reform mindset with equal vigor across the spectrum of anti-poverty programs. In most cases, we're still trying to measure compassion by how much we spend - not by how many people we help."

Ryan, who has advocated major cuts to entitlement programs, called for "a stronger safety net - one that protects the most vulnerable and promotes self-reliance," an "end to the chronic inequalities in our education system," and "economic growth through free enterprise."

"Of course, not every problem disappears through the workings of the free market alone," Ryan continued.

"Americans are a compassionate people. And there's a consensus in this country about our obligations to the most vulnerable. Those obligations are beyond dispute. The real debate is how best we can meet them. It's whether they are better met by private groups or by government - by voluntary action or by government action. The truth is, there has to be a balance."

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Jackpine Radical Dec 2012 #1
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Tue Dec 4, 2012, 11:01 PM

1. Jackpine lays out vision for future of GOP

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Tue Dec 4, 2012, 11:03 PM

2. Well Paul It says you suck

Ryan asked:

"When 40 percent of all children born into the lowest income quintile never rise above it, what does it say about our country?"

Well, Paul, you're in congress. You control the purse strings and policies of the US. So it says you and your fellow congress people suck and are failing our country through your actions or inaction.

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Wed Dec 5, 2012, 07:26 AM

3. So

 

the 38 Republicans that voted against the Disability Act yesterday are compassionate people? I think Rubio was one of them too. Ryan and Rubio don't need to be making any decisions for this country. Both need to be tarred and feathered out of town. I would volunteer to do it.

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