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First Obama Response to Paul Ryan Pick: ‘Radical’ & ‘Extreme’ — Quotes the New York Times
The Blaze ^ | August. 11, 2012 | Benny Johnson

Posted on 08/11/2012 9:36:20 AM PDT by Free ThinkerNY

The first message to supporters from President Barack Obama‘s campaign following Mitt Romney’s announcement of Paul Ryan as his running mate was tepid at best.

Jim Messina, Obama’s campaign manager, framed Ryan as a purveyor of “failed policies“ who would ”slash the investments we need” in the economy. The Obama team attacked the Wisconsin congressman and House Budget Committee chairman as “radical” and “extreme” by quoting the New York Times.

The campaign then asked supporters to stand with the president “at another major moment” and solicited donations:

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


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1 posted on 08/11/2012 9:36:28 AM PDT by Free ThinkerNY
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Panic time for Obama.


2 posted on 08/11/2012 9:37:19 AM PDT by Biggirl ("Jesus talked to us as individuals"-Jim Vicevich/Thanks JimV!)
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To: Free ThinkerNY
LOL. Yea, 0bama, you're so predictable. You would have used the same words, radical and extreme, even if it was anyone else as well - Portman, Christie, Pawlenty, hell even if it was Lady Lindsay.

It's all you got, which is NOTHING.

3 posted on 08/11/2012 9:39:24 AM PDT by Servant of the Cross (the Truth will set you free)
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To: Biggirl

First Obama Response to Paul Ryan Pick: ‘Radical’ & ‘Extreme’

Projection of biblical proportion from the jug-eared moron camp.


4 posted on 08/11/2012 9:39:26 AM PDT by Common Sense 101 (Hey libs... If your theories fly in the face of reality, it's not reality that's wrong.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

They would’ve said that if he had picked Pawlenty, Branstad or even The Green Iguana. It’s what they do.


5 posted on 08/11/2012 9:39:43 AM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (You cannot invade the mainland United States. There would be a rifle behind every blade of grass.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY
To a totally indoctrinated Marxist-Leninist, even a liberal is extreme.
6 posted on 08/11/2012 9:39:49 AM PDT by Happy Rain ("Not voting for Ryan? Obama love you long time.")
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To: Free ThinkerNY
First Obama Response to Paul Ryan Pick: ‘Radical’ & ‘Extreme’

Well, Ryan actually understands basic economics and basic arithmetic - I suppose in Obama's world that qualifies as 'radical' and 'extreme'.
7 posted on 08/11/2012 9:40:59 AM PDT by AnotherUnixGeek
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To: Free ThinkerNY

obama is a communist and Ryan is anti communist.

LLS


8 posted on 08/11/2012 9:42:29 AM PDT by LibLieSlayer (Don't Tread On Me)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Running up more debt than all previous presidents combined in less than four years and assuming dictatorial powers — sane, normal, nothing unusual
Fiscal sanity and Constitutional limits on out of control tyrannical Fedzilla - radical and extreme
—Bizzaroworld—


9 posted on 08/11/2012 9:43:17 AM PDT by ProtectOurFreedom
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Barry probably had a flash-back of his shabby treatment of Paul Ryan, when he invited Ryan to one of his meaningless speeches on how he was going to fix the debt crisis. W

With Ryan prominently seated, Barry attacked him and his budget plan in front of the press and Democrat audience who gobbled up this “dissing” of Ryan by the thug from Chicago.

I’ll bet he thought of that moment today. When he thought he was so clever...and he never is.


10 posted on 08/11/2012 9:43:24 AM PDT by txrefugee
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Extolling the virtues of freedom and liberty are indeed radical to a third-world thinker and communist.

The battle lines have been drawn: It’s government, government employees, and government beneficiaries against the people who sacrifice their blood sweat and tears to bear the burden of those who would enslave us.

The business leaders and private sector employees deserve the thanks of a grateful nation for taking us this far. I hope they can hang on long enough to drive a powerful economic and innovation recovery after this vermin is swept from power.


11 posted on 08/11/2012 9:47:30 AM PDT by RFEngineer
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To: Free ThinkerNY
radical and extreme

I see that as his perspective based on where HE stands on the political spectrum. Obama is standing on the very tip of far, far, far left. People in the middle would appear "radical and extreme" to him. Just say no to Obamunism!!!

12 posted on 08/11/2012 9:47:46 AM PDT by RatRipper (Obama, YOU LIE!!! . . .again and again and again and again, ad infinitum. . . .)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

More rope-a-dope. Obama’s campaign will punch themselves out silly going after Ryan.


13 posted on 08/11/2012 9:47:53 AM PDT by AU72
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To: Free ThinkerNY

I love it! They are in a panic. They thought Romney would pick a marshmallow for VP.


14 posted on 08/11/2012 9:51:13 AM PDT by WashingtonSource
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To: Free ThinkerNY
Speaking of "extreme," I invite you to consider this sentence from an otherwise wrong-headed prof. Said prof is on the pampered-pet side of politics, so he's not as brave as he sounds, but this part of his closer might be worth adapting:
To dismiss such sound policies as extreme in the face of the repeatedly demonstrated failure and fraud of our current financial system is quite absurd.

[From here]

Now I'm certainly not suggesting that Rep. Ryan imitate Plugs, but that spunk would go well with Ryan's courage.

15 posted on 08/11/2012 9:53:09 AM PDT by danielmryan
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To: Free ThinkerNY
Finally!!! A Republican spokesman who can articulate and connect principles essential to individual freedom with "issues" of the day which undermine and destroy freedom.

Not since Ronald Reagan have we had such a candidate on the ticket.

If American liberty, as protected by our written Constitution, is to survive for our children and future generations, then the freedom-destroying ideas of Obama must be stopped now.

That Romney chose a VP candidate who is qualified to articulate the founding principles may be the best thing he has going for him.

16 posted on 08/11/2012 9:54:20 AM PDT by loveliberty2
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To: Free ThinkerNY
slash the investments needed..."

Translation: cut taxes.

17 posted on 08/11/2012 9:55:37 AM PDT by jeffc (The U.S. media are our enemy)
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To: Free ThinkerNY
What I like the most about a Ryan selection, is that now every minute Obama is calling Romney a felon, a tax cheat without and source, or a time traveling Murderer, is a minute Ryan will be addressing America's fiscal path back to prosperity. That's BIG trouble for Obama for two reasons. Poll's show two opinions the majority of Americans hold. 1. The Country is on the wrong track, and 2. Nobody believes they are better off now than 4 years ago.
18 posted on 08/11/2012 9:56:04 AM PDT by swamprebel (Where liberty dwells, there is my country.)
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To: Biggirl

Panic time for Obama started when he let slip his view of America - “You didn’t do that.”

Don’t know how many of you ever did an insect collection, but the spectacle of a bug skewered on a pin is a small scale of what is happening to the Current Occupant of the White Hut.

Of all the people whom Mitt Rpomney could have picked as his running mate, Paul Ryan is probably one of the most vocal and knowledgeable people out there, with an almost choirboy look of innocence and youth, and a sharp intellect behind it. Rick Santorum without all the negatives.

Of course, it won’t take long for the Democrats to invent some kind of negatives. They would fault Jesus Christ hanging from the cross as “not humble enough”, as if any of them even knows what humility means.

I hope this finally persuades the ones who still doubt Mitt would take a bold step in drawing a contrast between himself and that imposter now in the White Hut. Let’s turn it back into the White House, and raise the flag high.

Paul Ryan is a most excellent choice.


19 posted on 08/11/2012 9:56:22 AM PDT by alloysteel (Voter suppression is needed now more than ever. Only, whom shall be suppressed?)
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To: Happy Rain

R & R need to dub Obama as a “professional rabble-rouser”. Like the imams incite jihadists, so Obama incites the ill-informed and professional victims to rally in support of him. Instead of 72 virgins, Obama promises free stuff to them at the expense of rich, fat-cat “great Satans”. Obama insults his own supporters every time he opens his mouth.


20 posted on 08/11/2012 9:56:52 AM PDT by RatRipper (Obama, YOU LIE!!! . . .again and again and again and again, ad infinitum. . . .)
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To: Free ThinkerNY; mickie; flaglady47; hoosiermama; seekthetruth; seenenuf; Chigirl 26; Bizzy Bugz; ...
Hurrah for the next Veep, Paul Ryan
Already the media is cryin'
He's energetic and eager
An economics Big Leaguer
With a charm that no one's denyin!

I'M FOR THE R-TEAM !!!!!

GO ROMNEY ! GO RYAN !

Leni

21 posted on 08/11/2012 10:15:38 AM PDT by MinuteGal
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To: Free ThinkerNY
Photobucket Don't worry Bammy someone will have your back.
22 posted on 08/11/2012 10:28:33 AM PDT by RetSignman
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To: Free ThinkerNY
Is anyone else absolutely sick and tired of hearing Commander Zero refer to government spending as an “investment”?

Someone needs to start attacking Zero every time he calls spending an investment.

It's not an investment.

If the federal government is making all these investments, where are the dividends to shareholders, aka taxpayers? And I'm not talking some namby pampby nebulous and therefore incalculable future benefit, like liberals love, but hard cash such as real investment are supposed to generate.

My taxes should be going down because these investments are generating their own revenue. The deficit should be going down too, if every dollar spent is returning more than a dollar.

And when the government is making an “investment” like GM, the stock which is still 30% owned by the Treasury, is down something like 50% from the IPO price. And then there's Solyndra, which needs no further commentary.

So stop with this ridiculous “investment” talk. Maybe Ryan is the man to take on Zero on this score.

23 posted on 08/11/2012 10:43:03 AM PDT by mojito
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To: Free ThinkerNY

LOL radical and extreme..funny Obama, that is exactly how I would describe your buddy Bill Ayers and your daddy Frank Marshall Davis


24 posted on 08/11/2012 10:50:35 AM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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To: Free ThinkerNY

For the first time in my life, something obama said gave me joy. What a day this has been!


25 posted on 08/11/2012 11:12:21 AM PDT by GBA
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To: Free ThinkerNY
“radical” and “extreme"

If that's the case, then I might have to like Ryan.

26 posted on 08/11/2012 11:46:45 AM PDT by bgill
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To: txrefugee

“With Ryan prominently seated, Barry attacked him and his budget plan in front of the press and Democrat audience who gobbled up this “dissing” of Ryan by the thug from Chicago. I’ll bet he thought of that moment today.”


Karma. Big time Karma waiting for Barry the Abuser.


27 posted on 08/11/2012 11:47:16 AM PDT by Starboard
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To: loveliberty2

“That Romney chose a VP candidate who is qualified to articulate the founding principles may be the best thing he has going for him.”


Romney’s first major decision. Off to a good start I would say.


28 posted on 08/11/2012 11:51:28 AM PDT by Starboard
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To: alloysteel

“Of course, it won’t take long for the Democrats to invent some kind of negatives.”


Right, with ‘invent’ being the operative word. You can bet they’ll be busy this weekend huddling with their foot soldiers in the MSM to gin up a media-backed propaganda strategy to attack Ryan.


29 posted on 08/11/2012 11:59:18 AM PDT by Starboard
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To: Common Sense 101

Projecting from the “same old, same old” that KNOWS it is going to the garbage can of history.


30 posted on 08/11/2012 12:36:32 PM PDT by Biggirl ("Jesus talked to us as individuals"-Jim Vicevich/Thanks JimV!)
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To: Starboard

Please see post number 30. Thanks!


31 posted on 08/11/2012 12:38:07 PM PDT by Biggirl ("Jesus talked to us as individuals"-Jim Vicevich/Thanks JimV!)
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To: Starboard

Abuse by one who will soon have to make plans to “go home” to Chicago.


32 posted on 08/11/2012 12:40:43 PM PDT by Biggirl ("Jesus talked to us as individuals"-Jim Vicevich/Thanks JimV!)
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To: alloysteel

You got it. It is time for the naysayers to start marching towards victory!


33 posted on 08/11/2012 12:43:30 PM PDT by Biggirl ("Jesus talked to us as individuals"-Jim Vicevich/Thanks JimV!)
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To: MinuteGal
A most excellent post!!!


34 posted on 08/11/2012 12:53:51 PM PDT by Starboard
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Well Mr. President I hope he is because what this country needs is the extreme exact opposite of you and yours.


35 posted on 08/11/2012 1:11:10 PM PDT by albionin (A gawn fit's aye gettin.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY; All
Come to think about it, freedom for individuals and limits on government is, indeed, about as "extreme" a position as a wannabe tyrant can imagine! The reason? Free individuals will not willingly allow themselves to be enslaved by appeals to their envy of fellow citizens!
36 posted on 08/11/2012 1:27:14 PM PDT by loveliberty2
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To: Free ThinkerNY
Oh, yes! Supporting the Constitution and limited government! How radical and extreme!

LOL!

------

Anyone want to bet the Marxist man-child will go into full meltdown mode if he loses?

37 posted on 08/11/2012 1:41:38 PM PDT by MamaTexan (I am a Person as Created by the Laws of Nature, not a person as created by the laws of Man)
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To: MamaTexan

“Anyone want to bet the Marxist man-child will go into full meltdown mode if he loses?”

I hope the entire sequence is preserved on tape or in electronic storage. I wanna SEE that!


38 posted on 08/11/2012 3:53:41 PM PDT by alloysteel (Voter suppression is needed now more than ever. Only, whom shall be suppressed?)
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To: MinuteGal

Romney secured my vote today. First Reagan moment he has had also has taken the first step to a Reagan landslide in November!!!


39 posted on 08/11/2012 4:07:03 PM PDT by surfer (To err is human, to really foul things up takes a Democrat, don't expect the GOP to have the answer!)
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To: txrefugee

It’s kind of like the talk my brother and I had with
my 13 year old nephew.
Some of the girls you know now that are rather plain
will blossom in the next four years so be careful
how you treat them because WOMEN never forget a slight
and it could come back to haunt you later when you
would like to develop a relationship with them.

Obama has burned a lot of bridges and a lot of
people AREN’T going to forget.


40 posted on 08/11/2012 4:18:17 PM PDT by tet68 ( " We would not die in that man's company, that fears his fellowship to die with us...." Henry V.)
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To: MinuteGal

You Betcha! Romney & Ryan, the Republican team who are Ready, Reliable and Respectful!

Unlike the Marxist team that is Reprehensible, Rotten and Racist!


41 posted on 08/11/2012 8:47:12 PM PDT by seekthetruth (I want a Commander In Chief who honors and supports our Military!)
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To: manc; wymck; ghost26; PJammers; myuval; tiredofreeloaders; WBITT; bigcheese; Yulee; Flpoop; BA63; ..
Ping to Florida Freepers here. Heard today that Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan are starting a bus tour through our Sunshine State this weekend!

If anyone hears about where they are making tour stops, please FreepMail me or post on our Florida FR Board at the link below. Thanks!

http://www.freerepublic.com/perl/profiles?location=57

42 posted on 08/11/2012 9:00:31 PM PDT by seekthetruth (I want a Commander In Chief who honors and supports our Military!)
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To: seekthetruth

they are coming to my town St Augustine in St Johns county at Flager college.

The oldest city in AMerica, the place where the first Christian rayer was ever said in north America etc.

This will be on Monday Aug 13th. Any more details let me know and I’ll give them to you


43 posted on 08/11/2012 9:04:56 PM PDT by manc (Marriage =1 man + 1 woman,when they say marriage equality then they should support polygamy)
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To: seekthetruth
I've heard that on Monday or Tuesday (unsure which but I think Tues) they'll be in Miami at a small juice bar/fruit market on SW 24th street (Coral Way) at about SW 64th. That's just a couple of miles west of my home in Coral Gables.
44 posted on 08/12/2012 12:27:33 AM PDT by ExSoldier (Stand up and be counted... OR LINE UP AND BE NUMBERED...)
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To: jeffc
slash the investments needed...”
Translation: cut taxes.

translation 2: cut WASTEFUL SPENDING

45 posted on 08/12/2012 8:31:56 AM PDT by Vaquero (Don't pick a fight with an old guy. If he is too old to fight, he'll just kill you.)
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To: seekthetruth

I heard that stops will be in St. Augustine, Orlando and Miami. Wish Ryan was coming to St. Pete or Tampa.


46 posted on 08/12/2012 11:44:17 AM PDT by 4integrity
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To: manc

Hi, Yes I heard that St. Augustine was on the schedule. Jacksonville, Orlando and Miami too.

You are so right about St. Augustine being a beautiful town! I loved visiting St. Augustine many years ago and especially special was visiting the fort and the old school house! It was so many years ago that I have in my plans to get over there again when I can.


47 posted on 08/12/2012 1:36:39 PM PDT by seekthetruth (I want a Commander In Chief who honors and supports our Military!)
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To: 4integrity
Hi Friend, My eyes skipped right over your post!!

I am sure Romney and Ryan will cover more ground by appearing separately these next two weeks, especially since they both will be in Tampa starting on the 27th or very soon after!

Florida is an important state and a must take, so sure Ryan will be coming here too. Have to keep looking at their websites for schedule updates and post them on our FL FR Board and Florida threads too.

48 posted on 08/12/2012 2:04:45 PM PDT by seekthetruth (I want a Commander In Chief who honors and supports our Military!)
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To: seekthetruth

Jean, Carl Cameron, FNC, mentioned that Romney will come to Fla tomorrow but Ryan will go to Iowa.


49 posted on 08/12/2012 5:25:27 PM PDT by 4integrity
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Yeah, and this marxist magic negro jive ass punk of a chicago thug isn’t too extreme???


50 posted on 08/13/2012 3:24:21 AM PDT by Joe Boucher ((FUBO) Hey Mitt, F-you too pal)
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