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Paul Ryan: Obama's 'Julia' website 'creepy' and 'demeaning'
THE HILL ^ | 5/4/2012 | JUSTIN SINK

Posted on 05/05/2012 8:21:37 PM PDT by bramps

House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) said Friday that the Obama campaign's new website — which uses a fictionalized woman named Julia to illustrate how the president's policies help female voters — is "creepy" and "demeaning."

“It suggests that this woman can’t go anywhere in life without Barack Obama’s government-centered society. It’s kind of demeaning to her,” Ryan said during a constituent meeting in Wisconsin, the National Review reports. “She must have him and his big government to depend on to go anywhere in life. It doesn’t say much about his faith in Julia.”

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TOPICS: US: Wisconsin
KEYWORDS: capitalism; communism; julia; paulryan; socialism; wisconsin
I want to relate a very important example of free choice, capitalistic ideas, and the opportunities that exsist in this country. This is a true experience that I lived through and am very proud of. I am a CPA. Have practiced for 55 years. Was sitting in my office one day a few years ago when a young lady called, asked for me and was put through. She had a very strong accent that sounded familiar to me. It was because my immigrant parents sounded the same for years. She was of the same ethnicity and it was the reason she called me. I was the first one in the yellow pages with the same ethnic background. She was looking for a job in accounting. After a few minutes I asked her to come in. To make a long story short, she was a graduate of a University in her native country but didn't know anything about how we carried on in the US. She never saw a tax return nor even knew what I was referring to. I hired her because of her honesty in presenting her knowledge, her willingness to learn, her extreme desire to succeed in this profession. She told me she would be a CPA some day, to which, I'm ashamed to say I laughed at her. It didn't deter her. She asked me one day if I thought she could prepare her friends tax returns after being employed for a year. I replied, "If you don't like them". She had two children, a husband who also had a language problem and she was living with friends. Due to her convictions, intense desire, and hard work, today she is a CPA, has her own business and has a volume that exceed mine and when we met for lunch the other day, she drove off in a new Mercedes. At lunch we laughed at the times early in her employ, but I am astonished at her accomplishment. Her first child just entered the first year of college, no loans, she and her husband own a nice home and she is a very sound addition to this countries economy. That is my anti-Julia story and it benefits this country a lot more than Obama's example of government largess for votes. Amen.
1 posted on 05/05/2012 8:21:42 PM PDT by bramps
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To: bramps

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2880270/posts
Iowahawk: Julia’s Circle of Life


2 posted on 05/05/2012 8:24:54 PM PDT by Liberty Valance (Keep a simple manner for a happy life :o)
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To: bramps
Orwell's "1984" was the first thing I thought of when I heard the name of this fictitious composite lady. I know I can't be the only one, but I have to wonder how many people did not make the connection...
3 posted on 05/05/2012 8:26:10 PM PDT by Joe 6-pack (Que me amat, amet et canem meum)
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To: bramps

This is a good start, but the Republicans need to start getting mean.


4 posted on 05/05/2012 8:27:42 PM PDT by andyk (Go Juan Pablo!)
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To: bramps

A similar kind of propaganda was widely used in the Stalinist era in the Soviet Union, when the paragon of the “New Soviet Man” was presented as the ideal for all of Mother Russia’s sons.

Didn’t prevent malingering and drunkennes on the job, though. After all, they won’t shoot EVERYBODY, would they?

Would they?

As it turned out, whole entire villages got just that treatment, and the stories were allowed to be passed by word of mouth as an example to other villages.


5 posted on 05/05/2012 8:29:39 PM PDT by alloysteel (It is hard to get a man to understand, when his pay depends upon his not understanding something.)
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To: bramps

6 posted on 05/05/2012 8:31:03 PM PDT by sickoflibs (Romney is a liberal. Just watch him closely try to screw us.)
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To: bramps
This is my new tagline....
7 posted on 05/05/2012 8:32:34 PM PDT by Gay State Conservative (Julia: a casualty of the "War on Poverty")
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To: sickoflibs

LOL!


8 posted on 05/05/2012 8:32:34 PM PDT by Liberty Valance (Keep a simple manner for a happy life :o)
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To: alloysteel
As it turned out, whole entire villages got just that treatment, and the stories were allowed to be passed by word of mouth as an example to other villages.

Kinda like picking companies at random and "crucifying" them.
9 posted on 05/05/2012 8:37:03 PM PDT by Army Air Corps (Four Fried Chickens and a Coke)
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To: bramps
Heard Rush talk about "Julia" debunking the claims year by year. Of course, the fictional character is not meant literally to live all those years as if no other legislation or conditions will apply in future years.

Actually, Julia is a composite of many people in different stages of life currently enjoying the benefits of...wait, a composite of...now, where have we heard that before?

The pathological bastard strikes again!

10 posted on 05/05/2012 8:39:51 PM PDT by stormhill
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To: andyk

This is a good start, but the Republicans need to start getting mean.
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For real. But, they need to grow a pair first.


11 posted on 05/05/2012 8:42:02 PM PDT by no dems (TED CRUZ: A PROVEN CONSERVATIVE FOR U.S. SENATE FROM TEXAS.)
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To: alloysteel

There has been at least one thread I have seen in which the focus was the significance of the liberals choosing the name “Julia” for their subject.

Several of us imagined them yukking it up as they considered it...


12 posted on 05/05/2012 8:46:08 PM PDT by rlmorel ("The safest road to Hell is the gradual one." Screwtape (C.S. Lewis))
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To: bramps

You just described a citizen.
“Julia” is a subject.


13 posted on 05/05/2012 8:46:35 PM PDT by Army Air Corps (Four Fried Chickens and a Coke)
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To: rlmorel

...the character from Orwell’s 1984.


14 posted on 05/05/2012 8:47:50 PM PDT by rlmorel ("The safest road to Hell is the gradual one." Screwtape (C.S. Lewis))
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To: stormhill

Obamaumau called it “compressing”, like compressing a turd into “dense bull$hit”


15 posted on 05/05/2012 8:48:56 PM PDT by wetgundog (" Extremism in the Defense of Liberty is no Vice")
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To: Army Air Corps

Many of us believe she is neither a citizen nor a subject, but a slave.


16 posted on 05/05/2012 8:51:53 PM PDT by rlmorel ("The safest road to Hell is the gradual one." Screwtape (C.S. Lewis))
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To: rlmorel

Quite right.


17 posted on 05/05/2012 8:54:23 PM PDT by Army Air Corps (Four Fried Chickens and a Coke)
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To: bramps
She must have him and his big government to depend on to go anywhere in life.

Slavery. That, or the relationship between a pimp and a member of his "stable."
18 posted on 05/05/2012 8:57:26 PM PDT by Army Air Corps (Four Fried Chickens and a Coke)
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To: Liberty Valance

Great story.

It is the entrepreneurial aspect of why America rose to such economic heights.

I went to the Super Bowl in Indianapolis last February, and saw such a thing in action.

We didn’t want to drive the entire time we were there, so we began looking at transportation options, all of which were expensive.

The guy running the KOA we stayed at offered us a card. He said the guy in a black SUV dropped off a bunch of cards, which offered to take us somewhere for forty bucks when the same official options (taxis, limos, etc) were sixty or more.

Well, he was from Texas. He and a friend had rented five new SUV’s, drove them up from Texas and were driving for a top beer manufacturer, but they had a lot of downtime, so they were filling it with their own work. (They just had to drop everything else when the beer company called)

They were making damn good money from what I could see. We kept his team on speed dial, and they never let us down.

They were so enthusiastic about the success, they were going to get fifteen vehicles for the next Super Bowl.


19 posted on 05/05/2012 9:02:54 PM PDT by rlmorel ("The safest road to Hell is the gradual one." Screwtape (C.S. Lewis))
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To: bramps

The link you used http://thehill.com/ does not go to the article you posted above. Please hit the abuse button when you have the correct link and we will replace the bad link.


20 posted on 05/05/2012 9:02:54 PM PDT by Admin Moderator
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To: Army Air Corps

Whichever it is AAC, it isn’t healthy or conducive to a long-term relationship or success, that’s for sure.


21 posted on 05/05/2012 9:04:53 PM PDT by rlmorel ("The safest road to Hell is the gradual one." Screwtape (C.S. Lewis))
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To: rlmorel

Bump

That is a great story.


22 posted on 05/05/2012 9:12:23 PM PDT by Liberty Valance (Keep a simple manner for a happy life :o)
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To: rlmorel
Spot on. Julia is Obummer's model for a dependent, cowed people who shall blindly comply with a diktat rather than the dictates of one's own conscience.
23 posted on 05/05/2012 9:13:47 PM PDT by Army Air Corps (Four Fried Chickens and a Coke)
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To: bramps

If women can’t make it without government assistance, and if government assistance comes from taxes imposed on men and women (who themselves can’t make it without government assistance) - doesn’t this mean that women can’t make it without taking money from men?


24 posted on 05/05/2012 9:16:42 PM PDT by The Duke
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To: bramps

Something just occurred to me. I think this “Julia” thing is just one more attempt by The Messiah and his minions to get the Republicans to join them for a wrestling match in the mud. They’re worried. We need to keep focusing on numbers and educate the voters.


25 posted on 05/05/2012 9:18:46 PM PDT by Rembrandt (Part of the 52% who pay Federal taxes)
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To: bramps
Another Freeper was kind enough to search and provide a replacement for the wrong link you used for this thread: http://thehill.com/

Instead of posting a generic link as you did on this thread, or posting the wrong link http://britbart.com as you did on a previous thread, always make sure that you provide a working link which goes to the actual article.

Also we removed this thread and another you posted from the Activism topic. Activism topic is reserved for Free Republic Chapters only. Please make note of it.

Thanks.

26 posted on 05/05/2012 9:44:09 PM PDT by Admin Moderator
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To: bramps

Has anyone noticed there is no notice of health care during Julia’s retirement years?


27 posted on 05/05/2012 11:21:31 PM PDT by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote; then find me a real conservative to vote for)
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To: bramps

Julia is faceless. What’s up with that?
Oh. Never mind.
FTPU(Faceless Tax Paying Unit).
FNTPU (Faceless Non Tax Paying Unit)


28 posted on 05/05/2012 11:26:37 PM PDT by Eagles6
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To: sickoflibs

exactly!


29 posted on 05/06/2012 12:42:47 AM PDT by Casie
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To: bramps; Hunton Peck; Diana in Wisconsin; P from Sheb; Shady; DonkeyBonker; Wisconsinlady; JPG; ...

Wisconsin Paul Ryan and Julia ping

FReep Mail me if you want on, or off, this Wisconsin interest ping list.


30 posted on 05/06/2012 4:15:00 AM PDT by afraidfortherepublic
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To: afraidfortherepublic
Paul Ryan should’ve been our presidential candidate.
He gets it.
31 posted on 05/06/2012 5:13:05 AM PDT by Eric in the Ozarks
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To: Admin Moderator

Gotcha


32 posted on 05/06/2012 9:58:25 AM PDT by bramps
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