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Romney-Ryan Announcement Live Thread
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Posted on 08/11/2012 5:43:45 AM PDT by John W

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1 posted on 08/11/2012 5:43:49 AM PDT by John W
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To: John W
My favorite choice by far.. Ryan is a fiscal hawk, and THE MOST KNOWLEDGEABLE CONGRESSMAN IN WASHINGTON..

ROMNEY-RYAN

2 posted on 08/11/2012 5:45:55 AM PDT by carlo3b (Less Government, more Fiber..)
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To: John W

Watching FNC with Bret Baier here.


3 posted on 08/11/2012 5:46:31 AM PDT by John W (Viva Cristo Rey!)
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Any streaming video?


4 posted on 08/11/2012 5:49:27 AM PDT by Doofer (Still, a man hears what he wants to hear and disregards the rest.)
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To: carlo3b

This is a GREAT choice! I just wish Ryan was on the top of ticket....lol! Don’t be fooled by the dems fake enthusiasm. They are panicked in the trenches and smoky back rooms.


5 posted on 08/11/2012 5:49:49 AM PDT by penelopesire (TIME FOR A SPECIAL PROSECUTOR!)
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To: John W

Is it crazy to think that if they can convert that RR image into thoughts of Ronald Reagan that it could be a successful strategy? A lot of Reagan Democrats have felt the pain of the current Administration and could they be influenced?


6 posted on 08/11/2012 5:49:49 AM PDT by kempster
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To: Doofer

CNN ...But I’m in Japan and it is unavailable .


7 posted on 08/11/2012 5:51:05 AM PDT by sushiman
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To: John W
I heard him called a Tea Party candidate. That's good enough of a resume for me. I think Gov. Palin would be pleased.
8 posted on 08/11/2012 5:51:23 AM PDT by McGruff (Support your local Republican candidates. They are our last line of defense.)
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To: penelopesire

Aw...I sorta wanted Rubio or Allen West


9 posted on 08/11/2012 5:51:50 AM PDT by queenkathy
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To: Jim Robinson
Morning Jim,
Waking up to some great news this morning, I hope.
Looking forward to your assessment once you've had time to soak it up.

I sure would like this announcement to pull all the Freepers back together again.

10 posted on 08/11/2012 5:53:01 AM PDT by TexasCajun
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To: sushiman

Thanks I’m in the Philippines and it working for me so far...


11 posted on 08/11/2012 5:53:57 AM PDT by Doofer (Still, a man hears what he wants to hear and disregards the rest.)
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To: John W

Ryan is a great choice! He will run rings around Biden....and Obama for that matter.


12 posted on 08/11/2012 5:54:13 AM PDT by mtnwmn (Liberalism leads to Socialism)
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To: TexasCajun

Paul Ryan pick is awesome. TOTALLY pumped.


13 posted on 08/11/2012 5:54:46 AM PDT by GlockThe Vote (The Obama Adminstration: 2nd wave of attacks on America after 9/11)
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To: John W

Glad he picked Ryan. I did not think he had the courage to pick someone like Ryan. I am glad he did not pick Rubio.


14 posted on 08/11/2012 5:56:12 AM PDT by Reddon
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To: All

Looking forward to the VP debate!


15 posted on 08/11/2012 5:56:33 AM PDT by LA Woman3
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To: John W

Query:

What time did Romney’s team send out their “official app announcement”?

I don’t have cell phone/texting, so I did not sign up for it. I am curious as to what time they finally sent it, given that the rumors were pretty solid by 9PM yesterday.


16 posted on 08/11/2012 5:56:34 AM PDT by AFPhys ((Praying for our troops, our citizens, that the Bible and Freedom become basis of the US law again))
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To: All

Looking forward to the VP debate!


17 posted on 08/11/2012 5:56:39 AM PDT by LA Woman3
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To: John W

Giving the willard his due, not a bad choice if it is Ryan. If the roles were reversed it would be a ticket I would be happily embracing. But with willard at the top and calling the shots, I remember the words of John Nance Garner on the Vice Presidency. I’ll still be voting for Virgil Goode.

Interesting that VA being chosen as the venue for the announcement. A tacit acknowledgement that willard has a real Virginia Problem.


18 posted on 08/11/2012 5:56:47 AM PDT by RKBA Democrat (Romney/Pelosi 2012- the Spirit of Bipartisanship!)
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To: John W

Interesting here on FNC it seems even the democrat strategist concedes Obama and his campaign are notorious liars about most everything and the GOP ticket just has to figure out how to counter this. Amazing.


19 posted on 08/11/2012 5:56:59 AM PDT by John W (Viva Cristo Rey!)
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To: John W

http://www.weeklystandard.com/blogs/excerpts-ryans-speech_649757.html

The Romney campaign has released excerpts of Paul Ryan’s speech to be delivered very soon in Norfolk, Virginia:

Mitt Romney is a leader with the skills, the background and the character that our country needs at a crucial time in its history. Following four years of failed leadership, the hopes of our country, which have inspired the world, are growing dim; and they need someone to revive them. Governor Romney is the man for this moment; and he and I share one commitment: we will restore the dreams and greatness of this country.

For the last 14 years, I have proudly represented Wisconsin in Congress. There, I have focused on solving the problems that confront our country, and turning ideas into action; and action into solutions.

I am committed, in mind and heart, to putting that experience to work in a Romney Administration. This is a crucial moment in the life of our nation; and it is absolutely vital that we select the right man to lead America back to prosperity and greatness.

That man is standing next to me. His name is Mitt Romney. And he will be the next president of the United States.

Let me say a word about the man Mitt Romney will replace. No one disputes President Obama inherited a difficult situation. And, in his first 2 years, with his party in complete control of Washington, he passed nearly every item on his agenda. But that didn’t make things better.

In fact, we find ourselves in a nation facing debt, doubt and despair.

This is the worst economic recovery in 70 years.

Unemployment has been above 8 percent for more than three years, the longest run since the Great Depression. Families are hurting.


20 posted on 08/11/2012 5:58:23 AM PDT by RummyChick
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To: Doofer

FoxNews has a live stream link from their website, it’s on now. I would think C-Span does, too, but I haven’t checked.


21 posted on 08/11/2012 5:58:41 AM PDT by Ladysmith (The evil that's happening in this country is the cancer of socialism...It kills the human spirit.)
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To: John W
"Oh Crap! ...This Is A Big F'ing Deal!"

And I have to debate this man?

22 posted on 08/11/2012 5:58:55 AM PDT by TexasCajun
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To: John W

Ryan’s a Natual Born Citizen, so that’s a good start right there. Now factor in his fiscal acumen, and I’m almost ready to believe that Team Mittens actually wants to win, and that they might even have the interests of the Republic in their Top Five list of priorities.


23 posted on 08/11/2012 5:59:30 AM PDT by Flotsam_Jetsome (If America were a car, the "Check President" light would be on.)
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To: John W

Turns out that Wisconsin is Ground Zero for 2012...the voters there reaffirmed their demand for fiscal reform by voting for Scott Walker in the recall election. This has given Romney the confidence that America is ready for same...take it to the dems to having “fiddled” while Rome is burning.


24 posted on 08/11/2012 5:59:39 AM PDT by Hotlanta Mike (Resurrect the House Committee on Un-American Activities (HUAC)...before there is no America!)
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To: penelopesire

They are panicked in the trenches and smoky back rooms.

________________________

Understatement!!

;-)


25 posted on 08/11/2012 6:00:11 AM PDT by SumProVita (Cogito, ergo...Sum Pro Vita. - Modified Descartes)
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To: sushiman

Can you load CSPAN?

http://www.c-span.org/Events/Mitt-Romney-To-Announce-Paul-Ryan-As-Vice-Presidential-Candidate/10737432996-2/

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Is World CNN not covering this?


26 posted on 08/11/2012 6:00:38 AM PDT by TomGuy
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To: penelopesire

I think perhaps worse than panicked, they may also be arrogant and complacent. Heck, the guy at the tiop of their ticket can’t even fake being aware of what Americans are (not getting into issues of his birth, but his upbringing and influences).


27 posted on 08/11/2012 6:00:42 AM PDT by PghBaldy (VP pick supposedly at 8:45 am ET. 12 August 2012 Norfolk, VA.)
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To: Flotsam_Jetsome
Here's a link to the live stream on FoxNews.com:

Live Stream

28 posted on 08/11/2012 6:01:13 AM PDT by reegs
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To: John W

Simple to counter. Ad campaign calling him a liar.


29 posted on 08/11/2012 6:01:18 AM PDT by wolfman23601
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To: John W
The response for Bain "post Romney" is easy...

You guys want to blame Romney for something that happened 6 years after he gave up operational control of Bain, but won't make Obie can't take responsibility for the things that have actually taken place on his watch.

Thank me later...

30 posted on 08/11/2012 6:01:26 AM PDT by gov_bean_ counter (Too many thinking Freepers have left the building...)
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To: queenkathy

Allen West...Secretary of State or Defense...


31 posted on 08/11/2012 6:01:35 AM PDT by Shady (The Tea Party is the Party of the American People, Working and creating wealth in SPITE of OBAMA!)
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To: Hotlanta Mike

Does anyone have a link to a live feed from VA - I would like to listen to Ryan’s acceptance.


32 posted on 08/11/2012 6:01:42 AM PDT by AFPhys ((Praying for our troops, our citizens, that the Bible and Freedom become basis of the US law again))
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To: John W

Ryan has been my choice since forever. Unlike Jindal and Rubio, he’s eligible. And he’s a good choice overall.

Too poor to afford cable; live on C-SPAN: http://www.c-span.org/Events/Mitt-Romney-To-Announce-Paul-Ryan-As-Vice-Presidential-Candidate/10737432996-2/


33 posted on 08/11/2012 6:02:08 AM PDT by Arthur McGowan (In Edward Kennedy's America, federal funding of brothels is a right, not a privilege.)
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To: AFPhys

http://video.foxnews.com/video-live-streaming.html


34 posted on 08/11/2012 6:02:48 AM PDT by TornadoAlley3 (Obama is everything Oklahoma is not.)
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To: John W

Whatever happened to Sousa???


35 posted on 08/11/2012 6:02:48 AM PDT by Arthur McGowan (In Edward Kennedy's America, federal funding of brothels is a right, not a privilege.)
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To: queenkathy

I would have rather seen West too but did not ever see Romney doing that for a few reasons. Ryan is an excellent compromise though IMHO.


36 posted on 08/11/2012 6:03:14 AM PDT by penelopesire (TIME FOR A SPECIAL PROSECUTOR!)
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To: TexasCajun

Looooooooooooooooooool.....!!!!!!!!

(I REALLY want to see such a debate.)


37 posted on 08/11/2012 6:03:47 AM PDT by SumProVita (Cogito, ergo...Sum Pro Vita. - Modified Descartes)
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To: John W

Ryan is the anti Biden. Unlike Biden he thinks with his mind rather than his mouth.Ryan is incredibly bright and very fiscally conservative, The only issue is the Romney Ryan ticket has to be ready to counter the “Ryan wants to take away your medicare” garbage barrage from the Dems


38 posted on 08/11/2012 6:03:56 AM PDT by chuckee
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To: Arthur McGowan

Sousa???

http://www.bing.com/videos/search?q=john+philip+sousa&view=detail&mid=68B2240F45E68016364168B2240F45E680163641&first=0&qpvt=john+philip+sousa


39 posted on 08/11/2012 6:04:46 AM PDT by gov_bean_ counter (Too many thinking Freepers have left the building...)
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To: Doofer

http://www.c-span.org/Events/Mitt-Romney-To-Announce-Paul-Ryan-As-Vice-Presidential-Candidate/10737432996-2/


40 posted on 08/11/2012 6:04:46 AM PDT by Arthur McGowan (In Edward Kennedy's America, federal funding of brothels is a right, not a privilege.)
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To: RummyChick

The Demoncrats and the media talked the economy down 2007-2009....that is a fact.


41 posted on 08/11/2012 6:04:57 AM PDT by Shady (The Tea Party is the Party of the American People, Working and creating wealth in SPITE of OBAMA!)
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To: LA Woman3

Right?! I only wish Ryan could debate obamma, he would
absolutely destroy him. Plus, obamma already has an emotional dislike of Paul Ryan. This is going to really
rattle him. I promise you that loser knows,despite his
narcissism, that he is no intellectual or an articulate
match.

Bwwaahahahaha...


42 posted on 08/11/2012 6:05:21 AM PDT by americas.best.days...
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To: sneakers

Bump to mark the thread!


43 posted on 08/11/2012 6:05:28 AM PDT by sneakers (Go Sheriff Joe!)
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To: PghBaldy

Wores for Obama, that is.


44 posted on 08/11/2012 6:05:36 AM PDT by PghBaldy (VP pick supposedly at 8:45 am ET. 12 August 2012 Norfolk, VA.)
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To: SumProVita

I do not like Romney. Dont trust him...but maybe ryan will help make a difference:

http://www.weeklystandard.com/blogs/excerpts-ryans-speech_649757.html?page=2

“The commitment Mitt Romney and I make to you is this:

We won’t duck the tough issues...we will lead!

We won’t blame others...we will take responsibility!

We won’t replace our founding principles...we will reapply them!

We will honor you, our fellow citizens, by giving you the right and opportunity to make the choice:

What kind of country do we want to have?

What kind of people do we want to be?

We can turn this thing around. Real solutions can be delivered. But, it will take leadership. And the courage to tell you the truth.


45 posted on 08/11/2012 6:06:31 AM PDT by RummyChick
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To: John W
I am all in. I was so happy to see Romney choose Ryan, because it proves what I believed - Mitt Romney wants to win, and will do what he needs to do to win.

The liberal yappers are all talking about the supposed disadvantage that Ryan will have with senior voters, because they can't admit the truth - this election is a referendum on Obama, meaning whichever side turns out their bases wins. Ryan was by far the most conservative of the potential running mates, and no one will do more to draw conservatives to the ticket.

This was a bold choice!

46 posted on 08/11/2012 6:07:19 AM PDT by TonyInOhio (You didn't build it, but the private sector is doing fine.)
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To: AFPhys

Here it is (7:04 am): http://www.weeklystandard.com/blogs/iphone-app-romney-selects-paul-ryan_649749.html


47 posted on 08/11/2012 6:07:28 AM PDT by PghBaldy (VP pick supposedly at 8:45 am ET. 12 August 2012 Norfolk, VA.)
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To: AFPhys

http://www.c-span.org/Events/Mitt-Romney-To-Announce-Paul-Ryan-As-Vice-Presidential-Candidate/10737432996-2/


48 posted on 08/11/2012 6:08:13 AM PDT by Arthur McGowan (In Edward Kennedy's America, federal funding of brothels is a right, not a privilege.)
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To: reegs

Yep, I’m watching! :)


49 posted on 08/11/2012 6:08:20 AM PDT by Flotsam_Jetsome (If America were a car, the "Check President" light would be on.)
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To: John W

I just hope Romney has the courage to turn Ryan loose, and the campaign does not try to throttle him back to Romney-wuss-mode, like McCain tried to do with Palin.


50 posted on 08/11/2012 6:08:27 AM PDT by Reddon
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