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Signs that Paul Ryan May Be Romney's VP Pick
Breitbart-Big Government ^ | August 10, 2012 | Joel B. Pollak

Posted on 08/10/2012 4:08:22 PM PDT by arichtaxpayer

The following signs have emerged that Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI)--chair of the House Budget Committee, and widely respected pro-life fiscal conservative leader--could be announced as Mitt Romney's choice for Vice President--and sooner rather than later: 1. Ryan has surged on InTrade's prediction market in the past two days, making him the #1 contender ahead of Ohio Senator Rob Portman. 2. Ryan was on vacation in Colorado this week, but appeared at a memorial service today near Milwaukee for victims of Sunday's shootings at a Sikh temple... 3. ...and a mysterious charter plane from Boston to Ryan's hometown of Janesville, WI was reported this afternoon. 4. Breitbart News has learned that one major news network was alerting producers that Romney could announce his choice today... 5. ...and Romney is due to begin a bus tour tomorrow that will take him through several swing states--and which is thought to be a chance to showcase his running mate. 6. It is not unprecedented for campaigns to announce the candidate for Vice President on a Friday night. Barack Obama announced Joe Biden as his pick on a late Friday night/early Saturday morning in 2008.

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


TOPICS: Politics/Elections; US: Virginia; US: Wisconsin
KEYWORDS: 2012veep; mittromney; paulryan; romney2012; virginia; wi2012; wisconsin
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1 posted on 08/10/2012 4:08:31 PM PDT by arichtaxpayer
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To: arichtaxpayer
Paul Ryan works for me. He is wicked smart as apposed to Slow Joe Biden and is articulate.
2 posted on 08/10/2012 4:12:21 PM PDT by Jim from C-Town (The government is rarely benevolent, often malevolent and never benign!)
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To: arichtaxpayer

Secret service request to Administration and leak from WH will provide right name.


3 posted on 08/10/2012 4:12:25 PM PDT by jennychase
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To: arichtaxpayer

I see also per Drudge—Romney’s plane parked in Paul Ryan’s hometown.


4 posted on 08/10/2012 4:13:21 PM PDT by arichtaxpayer
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To: Jim from C-Town
If it's true it may prompt Romney to come out sooner rather than later with the announcement (if he really wants it to be a surprise).
5 posted on 08/10/2012 4:14:25 PM PDT by tsowellfan
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To: arichtaxpayer

Slaughter the chicken, read the entrails.

Still Voodoo politics at this point. Maybe Mitt has chosen, maybe not.

And just maybe, it won’t make jack WHO he chooses. The Democrats will just as willingly demonize one as another.


6 posted on 08/10/2012 4:14:25 PM PDT by alloysteel (Voter suppression is needed now more than ever. Only, whom shall be suppressed?)
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To: arichtaxpayer

The mysterious plane report has already been debunked.


7 posted on 08/10/2012 4:15:51 PM PDT by saganite (What happens to taglines? Is there a termination date?)
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To: arichtaxpayer

I really like Paul Ryan but I don’t know if he will help the ticket that much. I’m not sure he can deliver Wisconsin. He is without a doubt the smartest of the choices about the economy.


8 posted on 08/10/2012 4:17:12 PM PDT by ontap
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To: arichtaxpayer

Paul Ryan is a member of the CFR.

The Council on Foreign Relations is not some benign club for politicians and policy wonks. They do have an agenda.


9 posted on 08/10/2012 4:17:48 PM PDT by SatinDoll (NATURAL BORN CITZEN: BORN IN THE USA OF CITIZEN PARENTS.)
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To: arichtaxpayer

Ryan works. I would prefer that he stay in Congress for a few more years because we need as many conservatives there as we can get, but he’s better than a RINO or somebody ineligible like Jindal.


10 posted on 08/10/2012 4:18:19 PM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum (Government is the religion of the sociopath.)
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11 posted on 08/10/2012 4:20:08 PM PDT by musicman (Until I see the REAL Long Form Vault BC, he's just "PRES__ENT" Obama = Without "ID")
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To: arichtaxpayer

Please let it be so.


12 posted on 08/10/2012 4:20:43 PM PDT by americas.best.days...
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To: arichtaxpayer

Instead of worrying about Romney’s VP pick, you all should be more concerned about a lack of spunk in his campaign. When is Romney going to come out swinging?


13 posted on 08/10/2012 4:23:44 PM PDT by fatnotlazy
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To: Jim from C-Town

This would be most excellent.

Hate to give up the seat in congress but Ryan’s the real deal.


15 posted on 08/10/2012 4:29:58 PM PDT by Ouderkirk (Democrats...the party of Slavery, Segregation, Sodomy, and Sedition)
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To: arichtaxpayer
I've seen Ryan on the tube respond to 'gotcha' questions from DNC Media types by saying, "I don't agree with the premise of your question", rather than accepting the slanted question as valid and then getting lost in the weeds trying to answer it.

Romney could learn something from Ryan. Be forceful, direct, make no apologies and don't accept the premise of biased/slanted questions or statements.

16 posted on 08/10/2012 4:32:06 PM PDT by JPG (Make it happen.)
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To: fatnotlazy
Instead of worrying about Romney’s VP pick, you all should be more concerned about a lack of spunk in his campaign. When is Romney going to come out swinging?

I think you are really on to something here, to borrow JFK's famous line about his friend Joe McCarthy. I predict Romney never comes out swinging; he is "swung out" after his attacks on his primary opponents.

17 posted on 08/10/2012 4:32:31 PM PDT by Theodore R. (Past is prologue: The American people again let us down in this election cycle.)
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To: fatnotlazy; All

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18 posted on 08/10/2012 4:34:22 PM PDT by patriot08 (TEXAS GAL- born and bred and proud of it!)
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To: arichtaxpayer

19 posted on 08/10/2012 4:34:57 PM PDT by Bobalu (It is not obama we are fighting, it is the media.)
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Ryan is awesome... and mild.


20 posted on 08/10/2012 4:35:57 PM PDT by Gene Eric (Demoralization is a weapon of the enemy. Don't get it, don't spread it!)
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To: Theodore R.

Nothing personal but I predict you are full of crap


21 posted on 08/10/2012 4:37:38 PM PDT by 100American (Knowledge is knowing how, Wisdom is knowing when)
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To: arichtaxpayer

YES!


22 posted on 08/10/2012 4:37:38 PM PDT by GeorgeWashingtonsGhost
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To: alloysteel

Just yesterday or thereabouts, wasn’t Drudge headlining with a different pick? Petraeus?


23 posted on 08/10/2012 4:39:45 PM PDT by GeorgeWashingtonsGhost
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To: arichtaxpayer

Ryan is not a problem. Romney IS THE PROBLEM!!!


24 posted on 08/10/2012 4:41:58 PM PDT by LADY J (You never know how strong you are until being strong is the only choice you have. - Author Unknown)
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To: GeorgeWashingtonsGhost

Petraeus?”

I do believe you are right. Don’t check Drudge out any more but a friend told me they had an opinion poll about him.


25 posted on 08/10/2012 4:44:51 PM PDT by Grams A (The Sun will rise in the East in the morning and God is still on his throne.)
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To: LADY J

Wrong...OBAMA IS THE PROBLEM!


26 posted on 08/10/2012 4:44:58 PM PDT by tatown ( FUMD, FUAC, and FUGB)
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To: arichtaxpayer
Carry Wisconsin and MI and maybe Ohio with Ryan? Maybe...

Devoid of any semblance of fiscal sanity with him gone in the House and no one to fill Boehner's seat? Sure.

That is my fear, we need him to get through some real cost reductions, much like Ford's and many other Corporate turn-arounds.

I am not sure as VP he can do it from that slot...

27 posted on 08/10/2012 4:45:45 PM PDT by taildragger (( Palin / Mulally 2012 ))
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To: Ouderkirk

He got 68% of the vote in the last election. I doubt his seat would be in trouble.


28 posted on 08/10/2012 4:47:13 PM PDT by Perdogg (Let's leave reading things in the Constitution that aren't there to liberals and Dems)
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To: tsowellfan
The more I think about Ryan the better I feel about him.

He is from Janesville WI, a very working class place.

He is VERY pro-life.

Mass Attending Catholic.

He is wicked smart.

He is nobodies fool and has no problem taking it to the press, Professionally.

He knows the budget and the numbers inside and out.

Did I mention Wicked smart and very Pro-Life Catholic.

29 posted on 08/10/2012 4:48:31 PM PDT by Jim from C-Town (The government is rarely benevolent, often malevolent and never benign!)
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To: arichtaxpayer

I like Ryan, he is one of the few people courageous enough to even hint at the economic realities facing this republic and offering a proposed solution.

Looking at his biography however, it seems the inspiration for his political career came from reading Ayn Rand. (Not that there is anything wrong with that)You can bet your bippie that will be one of the first aspects of his past vetted by the media. Obama’s romance with Bill Ayers and communism? Nothing to see there. Ryan and Rand? A cruel social darwinist- mark my words, it will come.


30 posted on 08/10/2012 4:50:38 PM PDT by pineybill
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To: arichtaxpayer

Can Ryan run without giving up his seat? I’d love to see him for VP but want to hedge my bets!


31 posted on 08/10/2012 4:53:24 PM PDT by Hetty_Fauxvert ( "Be Breitbart, baby!")
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To: tatown
Wrong...OBAMA IS THE PROBLEM!

BRAVO!!!!

100%!!!

32 posted on 08/10/2012 5:00:02 PM PDT by parisa
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To: arichtaxpayer

Ryan works for me...he is the real deal and would be a huge help in getting our fiscal house in order...


33 posted on 08/10/2012 5:01:11 PM PDT by Popman (In a place you only dream of Where your soul is always free)
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To: parisa

Sadly this seems lost on some in here....


34 posted on 08/10/2012 5:03:16 PM PDT by tatown ( FUMD, FUAC, and FUGB)
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To: tatown
"Wrong...OBAMA IS THE PROBLEM!"

That's a given & a fact without even saying!!!

35 posted on 08/10/2012 5:04:58 PM PDT by LADY J (You never know how strong you are until being strong is the only choice you have. - Author Unknown)
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To: arichtaxpayer

#7. I saw him coming out of a Chick-fil-A and he was wearing a fake moustache.

[That should be the clincher that he’s the pick.]


36 posted on 08/10/2012 5:06:39 PM PDT by TomGuy
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To: arichtaxpayer

Great guy, but only Rubio can bring in new voters


37 posted on 08/10/2012 5:08:14 PM PDT by hecht (restore Hetch-Hetchy, and screw San Francisco and Pelosi)
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To: Popman
“Ryan works for me...he is the real deal and would be a huge help in getting our fiscal house in order...”

I agree, BUT the fricking Dems already have a commercial in the can with a faux Ryan pushing Granny over the cliff. Never underestimate the dumbed down Americans watching their TV’s, let alone the very dumbed down non Americans whom are registered to vote.

38 posted on 08/10/2012 5:11:51 PM PDT by DAC21
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To: arichtaxpayer

I thought Romney wanted a Governor, a congressman from either house or senate makes no sense, if the goal is a congressional majority.


39 posted on 08/10/2012 5:13:47 PM PDT by swamprebel (Where liberty dwells, there is my country.)
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hopefully after the RNC and he gets the funds released.


40 posted on 08/10/2012 5:14:04 PM PDT by Qwackertoo (Gingrich/West 2012)
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To: taildragger
"That is my fear, we need him to get through some real cost reductions, much like Ford's and many other Corporate turn-arounds...I am not sure as VP he can do it from that slot..."

I heard Hugh Hewitt talking to Representative John Campbell about this on his radio show a few minutes ago, and Campbell said Ryan would be driving financial reform as VP, and could end up being be one of the most influential VPs in the history of the country.

41 posted on 08/10/2012 5:15:53 PM PDT by Califelephant
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To: ontap

Even if Ryan doesn’t ‘help’ the ticket he sure wouldn’t hurt. They typical naive female might be lured away from 0bama’s ill-perceived swagger and bogus ‘war on women’ fight and onto Ryan’s baby blues and Elvis-like hair. To the womenz, it’s all about charm and SEXUAL ATTRACTION not ideology, ya know!


42 posted on 08/10/2012 5:19:07 PM PDT by GeorgeWashingtonsGhost
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To: arichtaxpayer

Just heard Congressman John Campbell (R-CA), discuss this on Hugh Hewitt’s show.

Surprised to learn that having Ryan as VP would be the best place for him.
From there he could select OMB Sec. and provide product to Congress.

I was worried he’d be a great loss, if he left Congress, but Campbell put those concerns to rest.

So, now there is someone I could promote beyond Rubio.

Before criticizing my 1st & 2nd picks, be able to substantiate who you believe would ADD MORE VOTES, for a Romney ticket.


43 posted on 08/10/2012 5:20:29 PM PDT by G Larry (Progressives are Regressive because their objectives devolve to the lowest common denominator.)
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To: fatnotlazy
When is Romney going to come out swinging?

Probably when he can spend some money....i.e. after he is officially nominated.

44 posted on 08/10/2012 5:23:24 PM PDT by Churchillspirit (9/11/2001. NEVER FORGET.)
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To: Theodore R.

If we really want Romney to come out swinging, we need to convince him that Obama is a conservative Repubican.

and btw, love Ryan.


45 posted on 08/10/2012 5:23:59 PM PDT by Kenny
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To: SatinDoll

You better spend more time worrying about the communists supporting Obama’s agenda and a little less time suggesting the CFR is some single minded conspiracy group.

Sunday’s paper has coupons for tin-foil.


46 posted on 08/10/2012 5:25:49 PM PDT by G Larry (Progressives are Regressive because their objectives devolve to the lowest common denominator.)
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To: SatinDoll
Paul Ryan is a member of the CFR.

So is Newt Gingrich, hard to find a known political figure that s not a member of CFR, or some other NWO Organization.

47 posted on 08/10/2012 5:26:16 PM PDT by itsahoot (Old people cost too much money. They make lots of typos too.)
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To: Theodore R.

I think Romney will get tough when he needs to be. In my opinion, I think his team has played a good game so far. Obama has engaged in all kinds of savagery, and for what? He’s still more than likely behind. I think this is political rope-a-dope.


48 posted on 08/10/2012 5:39:43 PM PDT by SoDak (Obama..change you can step in.)
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To: Jim from C-Town

Good summary. He is also wicked smart.


49 posted on 08/10/2012 5:45:54 PM PDT by bigbob
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To: Hetty_Fauxvert

Biden ran for his seat as he ran for VP.


50 posted on 08/10/2012 5:48:03 PM PDT by ncfool (OMG 2012)
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