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Paul Ryan responds to distortions and demagogueries: "Shame on them for doing it"
The Daily Caller ^ | 4-5-11 | Jeff Poor

Posted on 04/05/2011 3:19:52 PM PDT by afraidfortherepublic

It was certain to attract this sort of response, but Wisconsin Republican Rep. Paul Ryan released his budget plan going forward that includes some sweeping changes to federal expenditures, including entitlement spending.

One of those criticisms came from Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee chairman New York Rep. Steve Israel. On Tuesday, immediately following Ryan’s release, Israel called it a “privatization scheme” and blasted it for addressing subsidies to oil companies.

However, in a speech at the American Enterprise Institute on Tuesday, Ryan fired back, admitting he saw this coming and called such criticisms “distortions and demagogueries.” Ryan specifically called out Israel for his political opportunism.

“Steve Israel is the head of the Democratic campaign committee,” Ryan said. “He’s in charge of their reelection effort, of the political machine, and here’s the deal –is this a political weapon? Of course it is. But you have to say things like that, which are distortions and demagogueries, no two ways about it, in order to score these kinds of political points.”

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TOPICS: Front Page News; Government; US: Wisconsin
KEYWORDS: budget; debt; entitlements; pathtoprosperity; paulryan; paulryanbudget; plan; privatization; privitization; ryan; spending; steveisrael

1 posted on 04/05/2011 3:19:57 PM PDT by afraidfortherepublic
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2 posted on 04/05/2011 3:21:40 PM PDT by afraidfortherepublic
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To: afraidfortherepublic

We should be calling Ryan, Boehner, even McConnell and communicating our support and desire for them to stand strong.

Will make a note to myself for that tomorrow.


3 posted on 04/05/2011 3:23:16 PM PDT by prairiebreeze ("We need to be in it to win it, and if there's doubt we need to get out". -- Palin on Libya.)
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To: afraidfortherepublic

SEIU and AFSCME are oppposed- it must be a good bill.

no GOP prez candidate comments yet?


4 posted on 04/05/2011 3:24:53 PM PDT by WOBBLY BOB ( "I don't want the majority if we don't stand for something"- Jim Demint)
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To: afraidfortherepublic

Israel called it a “privatization scheme”

Duh. I hereby withdraw all my support for Israel!


5 posted on 04/05/2011 3:26:39 PM PDT by jessduntno ("Money...can't exist unless there are goods produced and men able to produce them." - Rand)
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To: afraidfortherepublic

Israel called it a “privatization scheme”

Duh. I hereby withdraw all my support for Israel!


6 posted on 04/05/2011 3:26:54 PM PDT by jessduntno ("Money...can't exist unless there are goods produced and men able to produce them." - Rand)
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To: prairiebreeze

Yes. And Ryan needs to use stronger language. The MSM is totally on Obama’s side, so we need to take the gloves off to get their attention, let them know we are the leaders not the overgrown children, and stand tough. It’s the only way to get through to these people.


7 posted on 04/05/2011 3:28:38 PM PDT by Clock King (Ellisworth Toohey was right: My head's gonna explode.)
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To: afraidfortherepublic
Everywhere I turn, I read about how much he wants the Congress to cut ten years from now. He proposes changes in Medicsare that don't even begin until ten years from now.

Does anyone know how much his plan will cut from this year or next year's budgets, the two years for which this Congress will be spending money?

Are there any current cuts for our current budget? If so, how much?

8 posted on 04/05/2011 3:28:47 PM PDT by Walts Ice Pick
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To: WOBBLY BOB

There are no GOP prez candidates yet.


9 posted on 04/05/2011 3:29:42 PM PDT by Grunthor (The man or woman who doesn't forgive has forgotten the price that Christ paid for them on the Cross.)
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To: WOBBLY BOB

GOP who?

Is there a “GOP” candidate out there? HELLOOOOOOOOOO!

Herman Cain to announce in a couple of weeks.


10 posted on 04/05/2011 3:30:58 PM PDT by mark3681
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To: afraidfortherepublic

Hooray for the Ryan Express!


11 posted on 04/05/2011 3:34:47 PM PDT by Walrus (My congressman got booted this year --- how about yours?)
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To: afraidfortherepublic

Well said, Congressman, but don’t expect the Democrats to have any shame.


12 posted on 04/05/2011 3:48:56 PM PDT by popdonnelly (Democrats are silly people - but silly people can be dangerous)
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To: afraidfortherepublic

Israel called it a “privatization scheme” and blasted it for addressing subsidies to oil companies.

YOU MUST MEAN PETROBUS! you know Steve! the oil company that Obama invested in with our American tax payer dollars 2 BILLION! to drill oil in OUR territory so we can be a good customer to Brazil and buy OUR own oil back from them, THAT OIL COMPANY? THE “PEOPLE” ARE ON TO YOU CRIMINALS


13 posted on 04/05/2011 3:50:16 PM PDT by ronnie raygun (V)
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To: prairiebreeze
We should be calling Ryan, Boehner, even McConnell and communicating our support and desire for them to stand strong.

You aren't going to change them now. Ryan is strong, Boehner and McConnell, not so much.

14 posted on 04/05/2011 3:54:45 PM PDT by Prokopton
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To: afraidfortherepublic

Ryan said it would happen on Sunday on Fox. No shock. He just has to stick to his guns.


15 posted on 04/05/2011 4:23:55 PM PDT by cld51860
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To: afraidfortherepublic

I couldn’t serve in congress. I’d be censured everyday for knocking the crap out of people like Israel, Schumer and Weiner.


16 posted on 04/05/2011 4:28:08 PM PDT by Terry Mross (Only a SECOND party will get my vote.)
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To: jessduntno

“withdraw all my support for Israel”

I hope you mean the Congressman, not the country! ;^/


17 posted on 04/05/2011 7:16:25 PM PDT by afraidfortherepublic
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To: Prokopton
Ryan is strong, Boehner and McConnell, not so much.

Yeah, it’s not like Boehner endorsed Ryan’s plan as the official 2012 GOP budget proposal or anything. Oh, wait.

Seriously, guys. Boehner is wobbly, but give him some credit on this. He did the right thing.
18 posted on 04/05/2011 11:31:02 PM PDT by Terpfen (Buh-bye, Suntan Charlie.)
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To: Walts Ice Pick

I hear you, but they have to give 10-year forecasts. It’s the law or something.


19 posted on 04/06/2011 5:49:03 AM PDT by agere_contra (As often as I look upon the cross, so often will I forgive with all my heart.)
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To: Walts Ice Pick

“Are there any current cuts for our current budget? If so, how much?”

Ryan entirely defunds Obamacare. That alone saves about $1T in spending.


20 posted on 04/06/2011 7:39:27 AM PDT by DrC
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To: Clock King; afraidfortherepublic

“...Shame on them for doing it”...”

Yeah, wow, THAT’S telling them, now!!! Made ME shake in my boots. Next thing you know, he’ll move to the REALLY aggressive “shame, shame” finger-wagging phase...

Pardon me, Mr Ryan, but “Go F*** Yourself, you commie pig!” would be a much more appropriate response to the Dem, given the seriousness of the wreckage these socialist a-holes have created out our once-prosperous (and FREE) country.

But I won’t hold my breath.

For the record, I think Ryan is A-OK. Just fed up with our side playing nicey-nicey and politesse with these socialist pigs.


21 posted on 04/06/2011 9:11:45 AM PDT by NFHale (The Second Amendment - By Any Means Necessary.)
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To: NFHale

Don’t abuse Paul Ryan. He’s just one of the nicest and smartest and fearless Congressmen we have. I know him personally because he represents a district near where I live.


22 posted on 04/06/2011 12:52:50 PM PDT by afraidfortherepublic
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To: afraidfortherepublic
Suren' beghorra now if we aren't after haven a fine irish lad asteppin' into the batter's box for AMERICA. A hero from old Erin's Isle has arisen. An just when the nation needs him the most to. We're ALL one hundert n' ten percent behind one of Ireland's favorite sons.... for soon he'll be introducin' his Shelalli to the sides of many a democrat head before the budget battle is won. For good measure he'll likely be a treatin 'em to liberal doses of bare knuckel IRISH LOGIC as well... The good SAINT PATRICK will bestow unending blessings upon his broad shoulders in the heat of the upcoming melee. The GOOD LORD himself will be a smilin' down shinin' the light of heaven itself upon him as he wages holy war against the pitiful liberal rotters. 'HE'LL BE JOININ THE HARP N SHAMROCKS TO WITH STARS OF LIBERTY'
23 posted on 04/06/2011 3:41:09 PM PDT by flat
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To: flat

Sur'n and what's not to love 'bout that fine mind and those sparklin' blue eyes? We'd bestow a hundred thousand welcomes, should he ever set foot on my doorstep!

24 posted on 04/06/2011 8:21:23 PM PDT by afraidfortherepublic
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“...Don’t abuse Paul Ryan...”

I’m not abusing him...apologies if it came off like that. I like the guy too. You heard frustration from me, basically. Just sick and tired of our side being too polite to call trash by its name.

This isn’t Repubs vs Dems anymore to me; it’s now Americans versus anti-americans. They’ve wrecked our prosperity, trashed everything good, clean, and dear to us as a people, and are intent on bringing us down to the level of some third-world sh*thole.

So when I hear the typical dem mealymouths start spewing, I really, desperately, would LOVE to hear, just once, one of our guys tell these commie pigs to go f**k themselves.

Just once, before I kick, I want to hear that and watch the libs heads start popping.

Is that too much to ask?


25 posted on 04/06/2011 8:54:34 PM PDT by NFHale (The Second Amendment - By Any Means Necessary.)
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To: NFHale

I hear you. The problem is that I think Conservatives have been raised to be nice and polite in public and to follow the rules. It’s hard to shake that upbringing.


26 posted on 04/07/2011 5:20:23 AM PDT by afraidfortherepublic
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“..raised to be nice and polite in public and to follow the rules. It’s hard to shake that upbringing...”

For the sake of saving the Republic, they BETTER try to shake it.

We’re at war with the asscl*wns on the other side of the aisle; THEY know it. It’s about time our side realizes it. Some of us do, but not enough.

They want us and everything we love and hold dear GONE - and given the right opportunity and the right amount of power, they’ll do whatever they have to do to achieve that end.

No time for nicey-nice. And I can’t believe that our guys DON’T know or don’t understand what the dems have become (or maybe always were).

One has but to listen to their words, and do a little research, and you hear Marx, Engles, Lenin, Stalin, Che, and Mao coming from them.

That makes them the enemy. They made themselves the enemy by embracing those folks.


27 posted on 04/07/2011 8:46:21 AM PDT by NFHale (The Second Amendment - By Any Means Necessary.)
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To: afraidfortherepublic
I know him personally because he represents a district near where I live.

Tell him I have a huge crush on him. (Yes, I know he's married. Congrats and kudos to his wife!)

28 posted on 04/07/2011 10:56:55 AM PDT by MissNomer
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To: afraidfortherepublic
HE'S AS WELCOME AS THE FLOWERS IN MAY TO MY DEAR OLD DOORSTEP....
29 posted on 04/07/2011 11:12:58 AM PDT by flat
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