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The Ripped Representative (GOP Rep goes shirtless for Mag cover)
Men's Health Magazine ^ | May 6, 2011 | Stephen Perrine

Posted on 05/11/2011 5:08:55 AM PDT by Pan_Yan

It's early spring in Washington, D.C., and the cherry blossoms lining the Tidal Basin are bursting like kernels of popcorn, lending a fairy-tale feel to the nation's bastion of power. But to catch a glimpse of the real Washington in action, you'd better arrive early. If you hit the street before 8 a.m., you may see the fittest man in Congress, U.S. Representative Aaron Schock of Illinois, clocking in for his 5-mile run—the conclusion of a morning fitness routine that starts in the House gym at 6:30 every weekday morning.

"It's got to happen early or it's not going to happen," says Schock, who on the cusp of his 30th birthday is the youngest member of the House of Representatives—and already in his second term. Schock, who represents Illinois's 18th congressional district (Abe Lincoln's old stomping grounds), is one of a dozen or so congressmen who make regular treks to the House gym for weight training and sessions of P90X, the video series created by Tony Horton.

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That's not because of his policy positions—he's a party-line Republican with a middle-class, Rust Belt background. And it's not because of his controversial statements and stances—his biggest national showdown involved a chummy ride on Air Force One during which President Barack Obama lobbied him to vote for the stimulus bill. (Schock politely declined.) And given that he's at least half a decade too young to run for the presidency, nobody fears his entry into the race for the White House in 2012 (or 2016, for that matter). No, what makes Aaron Schock so different in the Washington world is that he's committed to helping his generation embrace health and fitness as a personal responsibility—and he's doing it not just with words, but actions.

(Excerpt) Read more at menshealth.com ...


TOPICS: Health/Medicine
KEYWORDS: aaronschock; congress; house; il18; illinois; p90x; schock
**cough**


1 posted on 05/11/2011 5:08:58 AM PDT by Pan_Yan
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To: Pan_Yan

Looks like a Log Cabin kind of Republican...


2 posted on 05/11/2011 5:11:20 AM PDT by neodad (Don't Tap, Just Drill!)
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To: Pan_Yan
his biggest national showdown involved a chummy ride on Air Force One during which President Barack Obama lobbied him to vote for the stimulus bill.

Hmmmmmm

3 posted on 05/11/2011 5:12:54 AM PDT by neodad (Don't Tap, Just Drill!)
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To: Pan_Yan

Awful lot of “soft” colors in that picture.


4 posted on 05/11/2011 5:14:47 AM PDT by gov_bean_ counter (Put Obie in a dress and call him "The Last Queen of Scotland".)
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To: neodad

5 posted on 05/11/2011 5:17:43 AM PDT by Pan_Yan
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To: neodad

Not that there’s anything wrong with that.


6 posted on 05/11/2011 5:23:16 AM PDT by LoveUSA (You don't notice the night light until it gets dark.)
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To: Pan_Yan

I say let’s vote out all the old-timers that have been in the House and Senate forever and vote some more like this guy in! ;)


7 posted on 05/11/2011 5:29:30 AM PDT by Qwackertoo (New Day In America November 03, 2010)
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To: Pan_Yan

Oh, my... what’s with his outfit? White slacks and turquoise belt — and pink shirt?

He is cute, for a model or something, but where are all the manly men?


8 posted on 05/11/2011 5:32:50 AM PDT by MayflowerMadam
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To: neodad

wow, you nailed that one.
what the hell was this guy thinking ?


9 posted on 05/11/2011 5:33:47 AM PDT by ncalburt (DO MORE WIMPS need to apply to fight the Soros Funded Puppet !)
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To: Pan_Yan
I'd kinda like to see a photo (exactly....EXACTLY...the same pose) of Newt, Harry Reid, and Mcloser.

Just for curiosity's sake!

10 posted on 05/11/2011 5:34:08 AM PDT by Logic n' Reason
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To: Pan_Yan

I gotta say.... that’s the gayest outfit I’ve seen since Barney Frank’s last trip to Fire Island.


11 posted on 05/11/2011 5:36:36 AM PDT by Rummyfan (Iraq: it's not about Iraq anymore, it's about the USA!)
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To: Pan_Yan

I am beginning to think the movie “Idiocracy” is a documentary


12 posted on 05/11/2011 5:39:07 AM PDT by Mr. K (this administration is WEARING OUT MY CAPSLOCK KEY~!! [Palin/Bachman 2012])
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To: Pan_Yan
Please. Let's not play into these Lib games about suggesting this guy is gay. He's a young, in shape, telegenic Republican. And any time he's mentioned on a Lib blog, there are winks and nods and hints that he is gay. Its the way to delegitimize him since he doesn't fit the stereotype of a Republican as a fat old white man. Same way they delegitimize Sarah Palin as “Caribou Barbie” or black conservatives as Uncle Toms. Unless someone has caught him screwing another guy, attack him on his votes.
13 posted on 05/11/2011 5:49:10 AM PDT by Opinionated Blowhard ("When the people find they can vote themselves money, that will herald the end of the republic.")
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To: Mr. K

Actually, it is! Mike Judge was able to record the tachyon transmissions he was receiving as dreams from the 26th Century.
God bless President Camacho !!!


14 posted on 05/11/2011 5:53:50 AM PDT by AnAmericanAbroad
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To: Opinionated Blowhard

Is this guy married? Any girlfriends? Ever?


15 posted on 05/11/2011 5:59:15 AM PDT by ladyjane
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To: All

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16 posted on 05/11/2011 7:08:36 AM PDT by paulycy (Islamo-Marxism is Evil.)
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To: Opinionated Blowhard

I don’t know this guy from Adam. I don’t frequent lib websites, but the outfit the guy is wearing in that picture screams gay. At the very least, his clothes say he’s a metrosexual — a weak, swishy-washy, self absorbed man. If he doesn’t want people to think he’s gay, he should not run around wearing pink and turquoise.

Judging him by his fruits, he looks pretty fruity to me. I am from Florida, the state of Foley and Crist. We have had experience with those who say they are conservative but in reality are closeted gays. I hope that is not the case here, because they can never be trusted and once elected, they are very hard to remove.

Hopefully, strong relationships with women are evident in this gentleman’s history.


17 posted on 05/11/2011 7:18:23 AM PDT by Waryone (RINOs, Elites, and Socialists - on the endangered list, soon to become extinct.)
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To: Waryone

I have more respect for this guy than the typical fat slob you see on the street or in political office. Staying in that kind of shape takes discipline no matter what.


18 posted on 05/11/2011 1:56:10 PM PDT by Callahan
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To: Rummyfan

I didn’t even notice the outfit pic until now, I was more interested in the magazine cover one. :)


19 posted on 05/11/2011 4:05:25 PM PDT by Qwackertoo (New Day In America November 03, 2010)
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To: ladyjane

Single, and has had a past girlfriend, and says he is not gay.

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“As for his personal life, Mr. Schock is single and opposed to gay marriage, and he has told reporters that he is not gay. In the interview in his office, he mentioned a former girlfriend. He also said that while he is passionate about all issues, the social ones are “not what compelled me to run for office.”

“Your belief system tends to be a function of how you were raised,” Mr. Schock said. “Being raised in the Midwest and in a relatively conservative household, my views were shaped by my upbringing, by my Christian faith.”

http://gawker.com/5582403/congressman-aaron-schock-is-washingtons-not+gay-gay-icon-party-machine


20 posted on 08/02/2011 12:38:36 AM PDT by Immerito (Reading Through the Bible in 90 Days)
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To: Pan_Yan

I don’t know one normal heterosexual man who would dress like that. My gadar is going off....loudly.


21 posted on 01/05/2014 5:58:34 PM PST by JudyinCanada
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