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highplainsdem

(48,481 posts)
Fri Sep 21, 2012, 12:10 PM Sep 2012

Ryan Gets Booed At The AARP

Source: ThinkProgress

On Friday afternoon, Paul Ryan addressed the AARP’s National Annual Conference in New Orleans. The GOP vice presidential candidate attacked Obamacare for taking $716 billion out of Medicare — the very same cuts he included in his budget — and made the case for transforming seniors’ health care from a guaranteed benefit into a premium support “voucher” program. The address didn’t go over well. One man called Ryan a “liar” at the very beginning and the audience repeatedly booed his critique of President Obama.

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Read more: http://thinkprogress.org/election/2012/09/21/889511/ryan-gets-booed-at-the-aarp/



Video at the link.

And here:

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Ryan Gets Booed At The AARP (Original Post) highplainsdem Sep 2012 OP
well boys and girls.... madrchsod Sep 2012 #1
yep azurnoir Sep 2012 #2
+1 mac56 Sep 2012 #11
yes ...agreed but we have to get out the vote INdemo Sep 2012 #8
No we cannot get over confident. The Evil R*s will work overtime to steal this election. Raster Sep 2012 #17
Well this election cycle we would have to add the Koch INdemo Sep 2012 #29
Somewhere in Wasilla Alaska a woman is having a good chuckle over this LynneSin Sep 2012 #3
He calls overwhelming negative "a mixed reaction". And catch his forced over-smiles. nt Bernardo de La Paz Sep 2012 #4
Was tht fabulous or WHAT! Mixed, as in "That guy over there kinda likes me. Right Guy? Guy?" nolabear Sep 2012 #21
Unbelievable Ebadlun Sep 2012 #5
He has nothing left, he has to go with what he has Angry Dragon Sep 2012 #7
Looks like you got pipped at the post - duplicate LBN dipsydoodle Sep 2012 #6
Ouch! Wish I could see the audience bluecoat_fan Sep 2012 #9
Coming out of his mouth. uwep Sep 2012 #10
"you don't have to take my word for it" irisblue Sep 2012 #12
I love old people! JaneQPublic Sep 2012 #13
I think I counted nine separate instances of booing... CBHagman Sep 2012 #14
This makes me so happy Lucy Goosey Sep 2012 #15
look @ that smirk skeewee08 Sep 2012 #16
I saw that same smirk on a documentary about Nazis in the death camps. n/t jtuck004 Sep 2012 #18
Whip his azz Granny! Lalalalove it jonesgirl Sep 2012 #19
Somewhere in Wasilla, VWolf Sep 2012 #20
"Mixed reaction." Now I see how he arrived at that marathon time. nolabear Sep 2012 #22
The familiar Republican smirk. JDPriestly Sep 2012 #23
and this is the second best they got? bluemarkers Sep 2012 #24
Could he not see this coming? rachel1 Sep 2012 #25
Maybe seniors realize that they are being threatened by the republicans finally /nt still_one Sep 2012 #26
That reaction was about as mixed as Don Logan in Sexy Beast BeyondGeography Sep 2012 #27
Now that is priceless!!!!!!! imanamerican63 Sep 2012 #28
The real question: Why was Eddie Munster dumb enough to show up in front of a crowd of seniors..... LongTomH Sep 2012 #30
You Lie!! JackBoik Sep 2012 #31
Lyin' Ryan makes my blood boil sevenseas Sep 2012 #32
Welcome to DU, sevenseas! Arugula Latte Sep 2012 #34
Thank You! sevenseas Sep 2012 #39
The proles are revolting. sarcasmo Sep 2012 #33
Question about this video's "views" Arugula Latte Sep 2012 #35
Seniors Aren't Stupid chuckstevens Sep 2012 #36
that young whipper snapper! Mkap Sep 2012 #37
Ladies and Gentlemen, I give to you the new smirking chimp...Paul Ryan (L-Liar) and-justice-for-all Sep 2012 #38
Is Ryan really that stupid? Going to a convention of seniors.................. George II Sep 2012 #40
He is shrinking into his suit underpants Sep 2012 #41

madrchsod

(58,162 posts)
1. well boys and girls....
Fri Sep 21, 2012, 12:14 PM
Sep 2012

ryan better hope he can win his house seat...


stick a fork in them...yup... they are done.

INdemo

(6,993 posts)
8. yes ...agreed but we have to get out the vote
Fri Sep 21, 2012, 12:26 PM
Sep 2012

We cannot get over confident because they are like vulchers waiting to steal every vote they can..
Note..Ryan may not be in a real good position to win his seat...So goes Wisconsin to President Obama..so goes Thompson and hopefully Ryann !!!

Raster

(20,996 posts)
17. No we cannot get over confident. The Evil R*s will work overtime to steal this election.
Fri Sep 21, 2012, 02:30 PM
Sep 2012

Evil Rs = Rethuglicans: (R)money, Ryan and Rove.

INdemo

(6,993 posts)
29. Well this election cycle we would have to add the Koch
Fri Sep 21, 2012, 03:32 PM
Sep 2012

Bros to the evil list..not that they weren't there before but they were the silent money bags...

LynneSin

(95,337 posts)
3. Somewhere in Wasilla Alaska a woman is having a good chuckle over this
Fri Sep 21, 2012, 12:17 PM
Sep 2012

thinking 'And they thought I was a bad choice for VP'

Ebadlun

(336 posts)
5. Unbelievable
Fri Sep 21, 2012, 12:18 PM
Sep 2012

Bill Clinton called him out on this in front of 10s of millions of viewers - how does he think he can still say it?

irisblue

(32,765 posts)
12. "you don't have to take my word for it"
Fri Sep 21, 2012, 01:28 PM
Sep 2012

as you say, Mr Ryan, I don't take your word for it. You are telling a lie, over and over.You can repeat that lie till your tie turns into a bolo, and it will still not be true.

CBHagman

(16,954 posts)
14. I think I counted nine separate instances of booing...
Fri Sep 21, 2012, 02:05 PM
Sep 2012

...and that's not including the jeers and shouts.

Lucy Goosey

(2,940 posts)
15. This makes me so happy
Fri Sep 21, 2012, 02:19 PM
Sep 2012

It's so nice to see this smug little prick have to deal with a crowd that doesn't adore him!

VWolf

(3,944 posts)
20. Somewhere in Wasilla,
Fri Sep 21, 2012, 02:42 PM
Sep 2012

a woman breathes a sigh of relief for no longer being the stupidest VP candidate ever.

Oh, who am I kidding?

nolabear

(41,832 posts)
22. "Mixed reaction." Now I see how he arrived at that marathon time.
Fri Sep 21, 2012, 02:46 PM
Sep 2012
As my poeple say, "That boy ain't right."

JDPriestly

(57,936 posts)
23. The familiar Republican smirk.
Fri Sep 21, 2012, 03:03 PM
Sep 2012

What an unlikable fellow. Wisconsin, why in the world did you vote for him?

LongTomH

(8,636 posts)
30. The real question: Why was Eddie Munster dumb enough to show up in front of a crowd of seniors.....
Fri Sep 21, 2012, 03:37 PM
Sep 2012

....after talking about turning Medicare into a voucher system?

Mixed responses, my left testicle!!!! They should have ridden his smirking little ass out of town on a a rail!!!!!

JackBoik

(50 posts)
31. You Lie!!
Fri Sep 21, 2012, 04:45 PM
Sep 2012

I wish that any time teabilly numb-nuts or MittWitt RobMe throws out the bs line, "taking $716 billion out of Medicare," someone in the audience would yell-out, "You Lie" a la Joe Wilson

sevenseas

(114 posts)
32. Lyin' Ryan makes my blood boil
Fri Sep 21, 2012, 05:13 PM
Sep 2012

Hooray for you folks in New Orleans!

And I love DU...

I'm so proud I even made a SONG about the "FAR REICH" Republicans...

a rousing song to sing while they join arms and take a flying leap:

(sung to the tune of "We Are The Champions&quot

(With Gusto)

"WE ARE THE DOUCHE-BAGS!...WE ARE THE DOUCHE BAGS"!

While you are at it, please take 'Crazy-eyes Bachman' and all the other Sarah Palin clones over the cliff with you.

Good Riddance.

Thanks again, New Orleans- you got the spirit!

sevenseas

(114 posts)
39. Thank You!
Sat Sep 22, 2012, 03:45 PM
Sep 2012

Thank You, Arugula Latte- You are so kind!

I am still all aglow with pride over the folks in New Orleans. It was beautiful.

Two things have really given me hope- one was finding DU, and the other was watching the Democratic Convention- woooooo-ah! Every speech was great!


 

Arugula Latte

(50,566 posts)
35. Question about this video's "views"
Fri Sep 21, 2012, 05:44 PM
Sep 2012

I clicked on this video hours ago and it was 301 views ... now it is still 301 views ... Any insight?

 

chuckstevens

(1,201 posts)
36. Seniors Aren't Stupid
Fri Sep 21, 2012, 06:47 PM
Sep 2012

There is an assumption that senior citizens only care about THEIR medicare. This is not accurate. These people know that there grandkids now will be able to stay on their parents policy until they are 26, they know that their sons and daughters won't be denied health care do to "Pre-existing conditions", and they know that nt a dime of the $700 million medicare cuts were taken from their benefits.

This country has never been "center left" as the bull shit Faux News talking point would like people to believe. Americans want fairness and a balance of capitalism with government acting as an umpire. Seniors citizens have seen a lot more in their life time than "Skippy Ryan" and they know a PHONY when they see one.

George II

(67,782 posts)
40. Is Ryan really that stupid? Going to a convention of seniors..................
Sat Sep 22, 2012, 05:06 PM
Sep 2012

.............and telling them he'll cut off their benefits?

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