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Paul Ryan: Congressman, fitness nut, catfish noodler
Fox News ^ | August 11, 2012

Posted on 08/11/2012 2:32:56 PM PDT by Cincinatus' Wife

Political

[SNIP]

Personal

* Born and raised in the community of Janesville; Ryan is a fifth-generation Wisconsin native.

* Ryan moonlighted on Capitol Hill as a waiter at the Tortilla Coast restaurant and as a fitness trainer at Washington Sport and Health Club.

* One of Ryan's summer jobs in college was as an Oscar Mayer salesman in Minnesota, peddling turkey bacon and a new line called "Lunchables" to supermarkets.

* Ryan worked as a marketing consultant for his family's construction business before being elected to Congress. The company -- Ryan Incorporated Central -- began as an earthmoving business created by his great-grandfather in 1884.

* Ryan's hobbies include hunting and fishing. He is a bowhunter and belongs to his hometown's archery association - the Janesville Bowmen.

* For fun, Ryan noodles catfish, catching them barehanded with a fist down their throats.

* Ryan listens to Rage Against the Machine and Led Zeppelin

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1 posted on 08/11/2012 2:33:01 PM PDT by Cincinatus' Wife
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2 posted on 08/11/2012 2:34:49 PM PDT by Cincinatus' Wife
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To: Cincinatus' Wife
Presentations by or Involving Congressman Paul Ryan - Vice-Presidential Nominee 2012
Chairman of the House Budget Committee

Congressman Paul Ryan Addresses His vs Obama's version of Economics 2012  720p 14:30
Congressman Paul Ryan: the U.S. Needs Prosperity Not Austerity with Steve Forbes 2012  720p 15:09
Congressman Paul Ryan on Morality of the Federal Budget with Raymond Arroyo 2012  360p 14:03  quality is quite good for 360p
Congressman Paul Ryan's GOP Response to State of the Union 2011  720p 10:48
Congressman Paul Ryan Goes On the Record With Greta Van Susteren  480p   9:59  quality is quite good for 480p
Congressman Paul Ryan Addresses President on Issue of Obamacare 2010  360p   6:12  quality is quite good for 360p
Congressman Paul Ryan on the Steep Climb to Reclaim the American Idea 2010  240p   4:38  sub-par video, excellent sound worth hearing

Romney's Announcement of Congressman Ryan's Selection as His Vice-Presidential Running Mate 08/11/2012 &
Vice-Presidetial Nominee Congressman Paul Ryan's Acceptance Speech

LINK 720p 27:33

Congressman Paul Ryan Addresses the Repeal of Obamacare 2011  5 parts  360p  8:25 6:36 9:12 12:22 10:13 [46:12] quality is fair at 360p
I believe these segments will chain, but there are five segments available by clicking on the desired segment below the main playing screen.  
3 posted on 08/11/2012 2:34:55 PM PDT by DoughtyOne (Nope 2012)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

“* For fun, Ryan noodles catfish, catching them barehanded with a fist down their throats.

* Ryan listens to Rage Against the Machine and Led Zeppelin”

That does it.

I’m in.

LOL


4 posted on 08/11/2012 2:35:09 PM PDT by Salamander (I laugh to myself at the men and the ladies who never conceived of us billion dollar babies.)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

The hits just keep on comin’....I’d like to geet Obammy in some muddy water, sticking his fist into dark holes.


5 posted on 08/11/2012 2:35:33 PM PDT by gundog (Help us, Nairobi-Wan Kenobi...you're our only hope.)
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bfl


6 posted on 08/11/2012 2:37:36 PM PDT by IamConservative (Well done is better than well said. - Ben Franklin)
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To: gundog

You might try offering him an interstate rest area instead of muddy water.


7 posted on 08/11/2012 2:37:57 PM PDT by Salamander (I laugh to myself at the men and the ladies who never conceived of us billion dollar babies.)
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To: Salamander

Ouch!


8 posted on 08/11/2012 2:41:47 PM PDT by Tijeras_Slim
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To: Salamander
You might try offering him an interstate rest area instead of muddy water.

It's Saturday night...Obama is headed for the room in the WH he has renamed the "Rest Area" or "Man's Country" Room.

He's sticking his fist down something...but it ain't a catfish.

9 posted on 08/11/2012 2:43:00 PM PDT by RoosterRedux (Obama: "If you've got a business -- you didn't build that. Somebody else made that happen.")
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Paul Ryan is a very strong Second Amendment supporter:

Voted YES on prohibiting product misuse lawsuits on gun manufacturers.

Voted YES on prohibiting suing gunmakers & sellers for gun misuse.

Voted YES on decreasing gun waiting period from 3 days to 1.

Voted YES on National cross-state standard for concealed carry.


10 posted on 08/11/2012 2:43:54 PM PDT by SaxxonWoods (....The days are long, but the years are short.....)
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To: Tijeras_Slim; shibumi

It’ll probably get pulled just like the Cthulu codpiece pic did but I’d do it all over again.

;D


11 posted on 08/11/2012 2:44:04 PM PDT by Salamander (I laugh to myself at the men and the ladies who never conceived of us billion dollar babies.)
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To: gundog

You think Obama doesn’t stick his fist in dark holes?


12 posted on 08/11/2012 2:44:54 PM PDT by Venturer
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To: Cincinatus' Wife
It's only fitting that on Inauguration Day, the WeinerMobile be there.. Secret Service detail in tow..

He knows his baloney and DC is full of it. Let's start slicing for a Real Change!!

13 posted on 08/11/2012 2:44:54 PM PDT by NormsRevenge (Semper Fi)
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To: RoosterRedux

And now *I* want to stick my fist down my throat.

*gag*

;D


14 posted on 08/11/2012 2:45:24 PM PDT by Salamander (I laugh to myself at the men and the ladies who never conceived of us billion dollar babies.)
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To: DoughtyOne
 
Paul Ryan, Family Man and proud of it!

15 posted on 08/11/2012 2:46:08 PM PDT by Salvation ("With God all things are possible." Matthew 19:26)
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To: Salamander

There are some dangerous “rest areas” in this country.


16 posted on 08/11/2012 2:46:44 PM PDT by Terry Mross (To my kin & former friends: Don't contact me if you still love obama- We got nothing to talk about)
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To: RoosterRedux
Okay boys..who's got the Crisco?


17 posted on 08/11/2012 2:47:30 PM PDT by Salamander (I laugh to myself at the men and the ladies who never conceived of us billion dollar babies.)
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To: Salamander

Noodling and Zeppelin.. sounds like the adventurous energetic type. just so the fitness nut side isn’t modeled on MOoochelee’s


18 posted on 08/11/2012 2:48:42 PM PDT by NormsRevenge (Semper Fi)
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To: Salvation

When do the attack dogs come after Ryan’s wife? Sooner rather than later I’d guess


19 posted on 08/11/2012 2:48:42 PM PDT by GQuagmire
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To: Salvation

I saw those kids on the platform. Wow, what great looking kids, future leaders of our nation.


20 posted on 08/11/2012 2:49:02 PM PDT by DoughtyOne (Nope 2012)
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To: Salamander
Aim the output in the general direction of Obama!;-)

That said, he's probably still on the golf course right now ...and not at the WH.

And yes...that kind of behaviour is sick beyond belief.

21 posted on 08/11/2012 2:51:11 PM PDT by RoosterRedux (Obama: "If you've got a business -- you didn't build that. Somebody else made that happen.")
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To: Salamander

Noodling catfish isn’t that hard, anyway
Obama noodles Barney Frank all the time,
or so Harry Reid says, I heard.


22 posted on 08/11/2012 2:51:27 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: Cincinatus' Wife
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paul_ryan
23 posted on 08/11/2012 2:52:19 PM PDT by upchuck ("Definition of 'racist:' someone that is winning an argument with a liberal." ~ Peter Brimelow)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

I love it! Ryan noodles. I thought that was an southern thing.

I think when the liberals read this, the loud THUD we hear will be them falling collectively to the floor in a dead faint. :)


24 posted on 08/11/2012 2:53:51 PM PDT by berdie
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To: Salamander

I’m with you. I think the Led Zeppelin cinched it, though I have to respect someone who can catch a catfish with his bare hands.


25 posted on 08/11/2012 3:00:39 PM PDT by radiohead (Buy ammo, store food, pray for the Republic.)
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To: Revolting cat!

“I’m Not a Nut, Elect Me” - Lenny Bruce


26 posted on 08/11/2012 3:01:01 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (Eric Holder's NAACP rally against the voter ID laws required the press to bring govt issue photo ID.)
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To: berdie

Must have learned it from his Okie inlaws.


27 posted on 08/11/2012 3:01:27 PM PDT by des
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To: Cincinatus' Wife
* One of Ryan's summer jobs in college was as an Oscar Mayer salesman in Minnesota, peddling turkey bacon and a new line called "Lunchables" to supermarkets.

I won't hold that against him.

28 posted on 08/11/2012 3:04:51 PM PDT by PJ-Comix (Beware the Rip in the Space/Time Continuum)
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To: bcsco; Charles Henrickson
* For fun, Ryan noodles catfish, catching them barehanded with a fist down their throats.

Attention Ben Burch. I hate to spoil your fantasy but this is NOT the same as fisting.

29 posted on 08/11/2012 3:09:13 PM PDT by PJ-Comix (Beware the Rip in the Space/Time Continuum)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife
This man is the WHOLE package. I'm happier today than I've been in a LONG time. Thank you, sweet Lord.

The Left is utterly apoplectic. THEY ARE D O N E and they KNOW it.

We're gettin' ready to take out the Trash...Cheese Head style.

30 posted on 08/11/2012 3:17:30 PM PDT by Miss Behave (All ways, always.)
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To: Salvation; DoughtyOne
The Ryan children are adorable and I expect they will get along famously with the 18 Romney grandkids. I can just imagine the wholesome, all-American photos we might see in the future of the kids playing together on the White House lawn; wonderful stuff.


31 posted on 08/11/2012 3:18:18 PM PDT by Unmarked Package
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To: Unmarked Package

The house in the background looks like a nice, clean, friendly, well kept middle class home ( one that I could identify with).


32 posted on 08/11/2012 3:33:48 PM PDT by wintertime (:-))
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To: PJ-Comix

“One of Ryan’s summer jobs in college was as an Oscar Mayer salesman”
I’ve been doing some opposition research, and we could be in deep doo doo. Did you know that those Oscar Meyer Weinermobiles have quite a felony record ?

It’s been ticketed in Arizona (for having a stolen license plate, YUMMY), Chicago (for parking), and Texas ( for speeding), destroyed a house deck in Paul Ryan’s home state of all places, caused a minor injury to a 7yr. old child, and was picketed by the Outdoor Circle in Hawaii, as it violated its billboard ordinance.

There are still 8 of these 27foot long 11 foot high Weinermobile behemoths riding around the 57 states probably creating more havoc. PETA will soon be making them public enemy #1 much to the relief of SUV’s everywhere.

And does one really want “Oh I wish I were an Oscar Meyer weiner” as the campaign theme song?

So much for the Romney vetting team.


33 posted on 08/11/2012 3:34:10 PM PDT by A'elian' nation (Political correctness does not legislate tolerance; it only organizes hatred. Jacques Barzun)
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To: Unmarked Package

Should be interesting if we have a Patriots-Green Bay Super Bowl this year?


34 posted on 08/11/2012 3:39:28 PM PDT by WellyP (question!)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Geez, I was afraid to find out what a catfish noodler does, LOL.


35 posted on 08/11/2012 3:40:11 PM PDT by CatherineofAragon (Time for a write-in campaign...Darryl Dixon for President)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Somebody convince me that the budget he presented was a ruse, and he really believes in eliminating entire departments and returning to a constitutional government. Otherwise, what are we so excited about? It’s just a couple of RINOs.


36 posted on 08/11/2012 3:51:15 PM PDT by andyk (Go Juan Pablo!)
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To: Miss Behave

The Left is utterly apoplectic. THEY ARE D O N E and they KNOW it
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Sounds like he will be a good choice, I would like to see him ‘set the example’ and resign his seat so he could say ‘he put the election ahead of his seat etc.
I always figured when People like Edwards, Kerry, Gore, McCain, even Palin, don’t step down they are kind of admitting they aren’t going to win.

Bad as Bob Dole was/is he at least resigned his seat to run.

On the ‘fun’ side I would like to have seen either Jindal or Rubio get the nod so we could see what the Libs would come up with in regards to the Constitutionality of their run.

Don’t forget what the BO ‘machine’ tried to do to McCain because he was born in the CZ despite the fact that his father was stationed there.

It does/did show some stones though, accusing McCain of being illegal while their ‘boy’ had a FN as a father etc...

Like W was a wimp for flying aircraft off carriers, in war, at the age of 19 or so and Clinton was ‘ok’ as a draft dodging coward...

We are definitely in “Bizzarro World”


37 posted on 08/11/2012 3:52:26 PM PDT by xrmusn (6/98 "It is virtually impossible to clean the pond as long as the pigs are still crapping in it")
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To: des

I didn’t realize that!


38 posted on 08/11/2012 3:53:41 PM PDT by berdie
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To: Salamander

I’m with you. The noodling sealed the deal. I’m on board.


39 posted on 08/11/2012 3:54:05 PM PDT by Texas Mulerider (Rap music: hieroglyphics with a beat.)
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To: gundog
I’d like to geet Obammy in some muddy water, sticking his fist into dark holes.

Now there's just somethin' real unnatural about that right there. Obama doin' what, where? "eeeeuuuuwwwwwwwwwww"

40 posted on 08/11/2012 4:07:28 PM PDT by 41Thunder (The SUPPLY of Government is GREATER than the DEMAND of the people)
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To: Salamander

I believe “noodlin” catfish was invented in Mississippi. It was reported in the journal kept by a member of Hernando DeSoto’s expedition that the Chickasaw indians would tie there breechcloth around their forearm get in the river and feel around the bank and logs and that a catfish would swallow their forearm and clamp his teeth on the breechcloth and they would pull him out.


41 posted on 08/11/2012 4:19:14 PM PDT by duffee (Romney 2012, NEWT 2016)
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To: CatherineofAragon

We saw a PBS documentary on redneck noodlers. They would wade out into a muddy river, wade along the bank, stick their hands in the ledges on the sides of the river, find a big slick fish, hope it was a big old catfish, wrestle it (some of them are HUGE fish), tire it out, pull it out where they could see they hadn’t really been wrestling a big old snake; then they had supper. - Some of them were just addicted to noodling. - One guy had lost some fingers to noodling; stayed scratched and bruised up all the time.


42 posted on 08/11/2012 4:21:11 PM PDT by Twinkie (John 3:16)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

“For fun, Ryan noodles catfish, catching them barehanded with a fist down their throats.”

Is this like one of those “Chuck Norris Facts” thread? LOL.


43 posted on 08/11/2012 4:36:49 PM PDT by carriage_hill (Harry Reid [PERVERT-NV] has Vickie-the-goat in lingerie & stiletto heels, tied-up in his office.)
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To: Salvation

Wonderful picture of Paul Ryan hugging his children! Thank you for posting!


44 posted on 08/11/2012 4:43:34 PM PDT by 4integrity
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To: GQuagmire

The “research” will be completed by Monday, and the incoming slander/libel stream of filth from the media and anonymous sources, will commence within 7 days.

She knows what’s coming; the only unknown is how bad will it be? She looks like a very strong conservative woman; I’ll bet she handles it just fine.


45 posted on 08/11/2012 4:47:50 PM PDT by carriage_hill (Harry Reid [PERVERT-NV] has Vickie-the-goat in lingerie & stiletto heels, tied-up in his office.)
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To: Twinkie

LOL, if Paul Ryan does this kind of thing, you HAVE to like the guy.


46 posted on 08/11/2012 4:59:46 PM PDT by CatherineofAragon (Time for a write-in campaign...Darryl Dixon for President)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

I am thrilled w the Ryan pic.

He is also a Metallica fan.

metal heads unite!


47 posted on 08/11/2012 5:01:08 PM PDT by GlockThe Vote (The Obama Adminstration: 2nd wave of attacks on America after 9/11)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Tortilla Coast doesn’t look so good(windows taped up). Didn’t PR close the place, make everyone lose their health insurance, and kill their spouses?


48 posted on 08/11/2012 5:13:15 PM PDT by Rio (Tempis fugit.)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife
* Ryan listens to Rage Against the Machine and Led Zeppelin

He listens to Rage? lol...that's pretty funny right there.

49 posted on 08/11/2012 5:21:09 PM PDT by Future Snake Eater (CrossFit.com)
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To: Unmarked Package

That is one good looking family.


50 posted on 08/11/2012 5:37:10 PM PDT by varina davis (A real American patriot -- Gov. Rick Perry)
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