Skip to comments.VIDEO: PAUL RYAN RALLY SPEECH - SPARKS, NV
Posted on 09/09/2012 4:57:18 AM PDT by sf4dubya
Found a video someone uploaded of Ryan's first post-DNC campaign rally stop in Sparks, NV we attended Friday. I have no affiliation with the site that uploaded this, and the video quality isn't the greatest but the audio is pretty good. His stump speech changed significantly, and there wasn't a teleprompter in site. He specifically went after Reid.
How was the crowd reaction?
The question I ask everyone now- do you know anyone who voted for O that are voting for Romney this time?
He is getting better as he campaigns. The real deal.
He is getting better as he campaigns. The real deal.
The fact that he is in NV is a good sign..
He is a natural. And he is armed with the facts and the clear-minded vision of one goal...to stop spending what we do not have.
A clear choice...if we want to keep spending like Europe, we will BE Europe.
A thought entered my head while watching this speech...Romney took no salary as governor of Massachusetts..I wonder if he entertains the thought of not taking a salary as President. Can you imagine what a message that would send? Talk about walking the walk on cutting spending..
The crowd livened up the minute Ryan walked out of the bus, keeping in mind a good chunk of them were probably up since 4am for the balloon races (great timing / planning by the RR campaign — got a lot of out of staters in for this weekend’s annual event).
Whenever Nevada specifically was mentioned is when we really paid attention, especially mining and energy mentions. Reid led efforts to scrap plans for clean coal plants here, so that hit very, very close to home.
This was the party faithful, and Nevada is very divided right now. Basically, every single person outside of the Dems in Vegas has to come out and vote for RR to even come close to what the SEIU pulls in.
People know what is at stake, and side conversations were fairly involved because we’re really hurting here. Reno feels like ground zero for this recession, and it makes no sense to us! We don’t have state income taxes, we diversified industry to be less reliant on casinos and tourism, companies were supposed to move here to escape California, we built all this infrastructure for it and this state still has 12% unemployment.
I think he did good. He connected, didn’t use a prompter or even have a stand for notes. Comparable to Palin when she was out here running for VP? I think it is a different tone. This is very, very determined.
Dem undercover operatives were out in full force planting conversations and making comparisons to Palin; emphasizing the lack of excitement and some such. Very transparent. They are going to do whatever they can to suppress turnout and divide us as much as they can.
Romney will be here on Tuesday at a closed event, so I hope CSPAN will cover it.
Thank you so much for your detailed answer and report from the scene:) I don’t understand Nevada either- though my uneducated guess has always been SEIU.
I went to see Ryan outside Orlando at The Villages a few weeks ago- his first appearance with his mom- he was solid and the crowd was very energized. The side conversations reflected a WTH HAPPENED? to our country..
Yep, where Obama couldn’t even manage the details of cutting the expenses he promised when he said he would cut the deficit in half, yet thinks he can and has managed the economy for the better...Paul Ryan did the budgeting accounting and math, then came up with an answer, a no brainer for the informed voter.
“I wonder if he entertains the thought of not taking a salary as President.”
I’ve thought of that too. Is the legal/allowable to do so?
They need to freshen up the speech a Bit,Have heard the same thing a Dozen times,How about getting in there ,when you go to the Doctor do you want Obmas Czars in there deciding if you will get care? That will Happen Under Obamacare! How about The top Law enforcement Officer in the United States being held in Contempt of Congress for not Expalaining How the United States of America is Responsible for Shipping thousands of Automatic Weapons to the Most Barbaric Drug Caartels In mexico and Killing Hundreds of Mexican Citizens ,not to mention American Border guards.I know this is just a Minor issue but I think it could be Mentioned ONCE.
Can’t watch the whole thing. Why are there no pan shots of the crowd?
Keep them coming. The Romney campaign reads FR, and they need all the ideas and critiques from conservatives they can get.
Could you get a handle on crowd size?
Okay, here’s a suggestion. Paul Ryan isn’t being leveraged for his sex appeal nearly enough! I’m not suggesting he take his shirt off, but a frequent “photos on the trail” email list would be great... he’s *very* popular in Republican women circles...
We need to do that on FR.
There are a ton here:
Well its about time someone wrote this,even if it is The Tea Party Tribune,which Im sure Romney does not read,
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