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Paul Ryan Booed By AARP Crowd For Promising To Repeal ‘Obamacare’
Mediaite ^ | 9/21/2012 | Noah Rothman

Posted on 09/21/2012 10:17:40 AM PDT by markomalley

Republican vice presidential candidate Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI)was not well received at a gathering held by the American Association of Retired Peoples on Friday. After Ryan said the first step to strengthening Medicare is to repeal President Barack Obama’s Affordable Care Act, the crowd erupted into boos.

After promising to repeal “Obamacare,” the crowd jeered. “I had a feeling there would be mixed reactions,” said Ryan amid the chorus of booing.

“It weakens Medicare for today’s seniors and puts it at risk for the next generation,” said Ryan to more booing.

“You may not have heard this side of the story,” said Ryan, after detailing the Medicare funds stripped in order to fund the ACA. “The law turned Medicare into a piggybank for Obamacare.”

“You don’t have to take my word for it,” Ryan said. “Ask the chief actuary for the center for Medicare and Medicaid services.”

Watch the clip below via C-SPAN 3:

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TOPICS: Front Page News; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: 2012veep; aarp; booed; obamacare; paulryan; ryan; seniors
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I certainly hope no FReeper is a member of the socialist AARP

The only viable choice:


1 posted on 09/21/2012 10:17:43 AM PDT by markomalley
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To: markomalley

And here’s their website for those of you retirees out there:

http://amac.us/join-amac


2 posted on 09/21/2012 10:18:59 AM PDT by SeekAndFind (bOTRT)
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To: markomalley

Greed Geezers Scream:

“Screw Our Grandkids! We Want It All, And We Want It Now!”


3 posted on 09/21/2012 10:19:11 AM PDT by Travis McGee (www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com)
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To: markomalley; SeekAndFind; Travis McGee; All

AARP = a wholly owned subsidiary of the Democratic Party


4 posted on 09/21/2012 10:22:04 AM PDT by EveningStar
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To: SeekAndFind
I certainly hope no FReeper is a member of the socialist AARP...............

THEY WON'T ALLOW YOU TO QUIT. No matter how many times you tell them to STOP mailing you stuff. They will never, ever remove your name.

5 posted on 09/21/2012 10:22:09 AM PDT by annieokie (O)
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To: markomalley

That’s what happens when you say the truth to the 47%.


6 posted on 09/21/2012 10:23:00 AM PDT by dfwgator (I'm voting for Ryan and that other guy.)
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To: Travis McGee

Exactly. FUAARP!


7 posted on 09/21/2012 10:23:03 AM PDT by KansasGirl ("If you have a business, you didn't build that. Somebody else made that happen."--B. Hussein Obama)
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To: Travis McGee

AARP is not the friend of fiscal conservatives, and is no advocate for “retired persons”, as they claim.

They are an insurance scheme, looking for artificial sustenance from Federal sources.


8 posted on 09/21/2012 10:24:25 AM PDT by alloysteel (Something like 95% of the personal woe in this world is self-induced.)
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To: annieokie

Every time they send you something, you can wrap the envelope around a brick or a rock, or something else heavy, and write “Return To Sender” on it, and send it back.

They get to pay the return postage...


9 posted on 09/21/2012 10:24:42 AM PDT by NFHale (The Second Amendment - By Any Means Necessary.)
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To: markomalley

That was a golden opportunity to educate them. Hope he did.


10 posted on 09/21/2012 10:25:09 AM PDT by Vision ("Did I not say to you that if you would believe, you would see the glory of God?" John 11:40)
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To: annieokie

I just thrown their stuff in the garbage can.


11 posted on 09/21/2012 10:25:17 AM PDT by Maine Mariner
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To: markomalley

I am 61 and long ago told the commies at AARP to keep their shit out of my mailbox.


12 posted on 09/21/2012 10:25:43 AM PDT by jwalsh07 (.)
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To: markomalley

Just wait until those AARP’ers hear about the death panel, IPAP. How can people be so NAIVE!


13 posted on 09/21/2012 10:25:43 AM PDT by Viennacon
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To: Travis McGee
Hold on there youngun. I am an OLD GEEZER, and I would sacrifice ANYTHING for the future of your and my grandchildrens future.

From some of the Polling charts I have seen, it looks to me like it will be the "silver haired voters" that will put Romney over the top.

14 posted on 09/21/2012 10:25:59 AM PDT by annieokie (O)
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To: Vision

They are “Old Skulls Full of Mush.”


15 posted on 09/21/2012 10:26:05 AM PDT by dfwgator (I'm voting for Ryan and that other guy.)
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To: Travis McGee

And just wait for the old people on FR to blast you.

It is very funny in a way. Everyone is for a balanced budget, until it is their turn to go off the dole.


16 posted on 09/21/2012 10:26:51 AM PDT by redgolum ("God is dead" -- Nietzsche. "Nietzsche is dead" -- God.)
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To: annieokie

well I never joined but they mailed me the application when I turned 50. I sent it back in their postage paid envelop saying I wouldn’t join. I got another a couple months later and did same. When I got their third I wrote on it that I can send these back at their expense as many times as they send them. Haven’t rec’d one since - approaching 8 years now.


17 posted on 09/21/2012 10:27:02 AM PDT by Dad was my hero
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To: markomalley

I watched Ryan’s entire speech. He was outstanding.


18 posted on 09/21/2012 10:27:09 AM PDT by kabar
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To: EveningStar
AARP = a wholly owned subsidiary of the Democratic Party

Amen to that.

19 posted on 09/21/2012 10:27:28 AM PDT by cotton
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To: annieokie
THEY WON'T ALLOW YOU TO QUIT. No matter how many times you tell them to STOP mailing you stuff. They will never, ever remove your name.

Actually, I called their customer service # and asked very politely to be removed. They wanted the numbers on the mailing label and did so. I haven't gotten a single piece of their garbage since that time.

20 posted on 09/21/2012 10:27:38 AM PDT by markomalley (Nothing emboldens the wicked so greatly as the lack of courage on the part of the good -- Leo XIII)
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To: markomalley

I don’t think Romney want to repeal it, just rename it


21 posted on 09/21/2012 10:27:50 AM PDT by GeronL (The Right to Life came before the Right to Pursue Happiness)
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To: markomalley

AARP=Old Democrats


22 posted on 09/21/2012 10:28:11 AM PDT by chuckee
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To: markomalley

aarp=American Association of Radical Progressives


23 posted on 09/21/2012 10:29:07 AM PDT by LibLieSlayer ("if it looks like you are not gonna make it you gotta get mean, I mean plumb mad-dog mean" J. Wales)
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To: markomalley

These folks have been brain washed by the AARP. I had an animated argument with one of their cool-aid drinkers in the COSTCO parking lot a week ago. She told me she “hoped I would die” because of my “Anyone but Obama” bumper sticker. She was totally unreasonable and would not listen to my side of the argument. Every time I tried to make a point she started screaming. COSTCO security finally had to ask her to leave. I could still her yelling as she drove off.


24 posted on 09/21/2012 10:29:17 AM PDT by Ben Mugged ("Life's tough..... It's even tougher if you're stupid." John Wayne)
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To: markomalley

I started getting their advertisements in the mail right before I turned 50. Their mailings go straight into the trash.


25 posted on 09/21/2012 10:30:23 AM PDT by Texas56
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To: kabar

I saw a clip on Fox. Ryan dares to speak to a hostile crowd. This is how you win converts. Jesus didn’t speak to the Saduccees and Pharisees, he went to the tax collectors and prostitutes. Preaching to the choir won’t win you any new votes.


26 posted on 09/21/2012 10:31:32 AM PDT by sportutegrl
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To: annieokie

I quit paying dues years ago. Yes, I still get junk but I just toss it in the trash along with all the other junk mail.


27 posted on 09/21/2012 10:31:44 AM PDT by jayrunner
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To: Viennacon
Just wait until those AARP’ers hear about the death panel, IPAP. How can people be so NAIVE!

It's actually IPAB -- Independent Payment Advisory Board, but you're absolutely right.

28 posted on 09/21/2012 10:31:51 AM PDT by Lou L (Health "insurance" is NOT the same as health "care")
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To: annieokie

Neither my wife or I have joined AARP. We throw their garbage mailers into the trash as soon as we get them. That is, except for the personal information that may be in the mailer. That is shredded.


29 posted on 09/21/2012 10:34:29 AM PDT by Parmy
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To: markomalley

It is amazing how many elderly people are anxious to put their health decisions and self-worth in the hands of bureaucratic number crunchers who regard them as waste. Their belief that they will receive free healthcare drives them to support their exclusion from the system.


30 posted on 09/21/2012 10:35:04 AM PDT by pallis
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To: markomalley

Well hey...

The day will come when the federal govt. will decide that their hip replacement is too expensive.

then the joke will be on them!

HO HO HO!


31 posted on 09/21/2012 10:35:33 AM PDT by libdestroyer
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To: markomalley

I ended my membership with AAARP years ago once I found out they were in cahoots with the RATs.


32 posted on 09/21/2012 10:36:33 AM PDT by McGruff (Support your local Republican candidates. They are our last line of defense.)
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To: Lou L

Thanks for the correction ;)


33 posted on 09/21/2012 10:36:53 AM PDT by Viennacon
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Ah well, it will be a one time support form this demographic. From here on out Obamacare will kill them off younger.

One bright spot.

34 posted on 09/21/2012 10:37:06 AM PDT by riri (Plannedopolis-look it up. It's how the elites plan for US to live.)
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To: markomalley

Alinsky tactics penetrate AARP.

These are geriatric Marxists orchestrated by the Bill Ayres/Vallerie Jarrett crowd and we can expect more of the same until Obama improves his poll numbers, but it isn’t working yet and it’s getting very late.

Security of Ryan better be greater than for the late ambassador.


35 posted on 09/21/2012 10:38:32 AM PDT by RitaOK ( VIVA CHRISTO REY!)
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To: annieokie

“Hold on there youngun. I am an OLD GEEZER, and I would sacrifice ANYTHING for the future of your and my grandchildrens future.
From some of the Polling charts I have seen, it looks to me like it will be the “silver haired voters” that will put Romney over the top.”

The tea party is filled with those of us who feel the same way. Why would anyone think the problem is old people? The problem is AARP. They are no better than community organizers handing out discounts and over charging for their insurance products. Their members have been bought off for a cheaper motel rate and an “I belong to something.” card.


36 posted on 09/21/2012 10:38:32 AM PDT by FryingPan101 (2016 looms.)
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To: markomalley

I followed the link to AMAC and I could not find how much the membership costs or where to sign up???

Thank you for pointing this out. I turned 50 in January and have been receiving AARP stuff. I have been ignoring it.

MFO


37 posted on 09/21/2012 10:39:31 AM PDT by Man from Oz
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To: SeekAndFind

What’s the difference between AMAC and AARP?

The Constitution …

They think it’s out of date. We think it is the greatest document ever devised by man for the governance of man.

Big Government…

They are for more government. We think there is too much government and wasted spending.

Social Security…

They are scaring older people to get members. AMAC has brought to Congress a solution to keep Social Security Solvent!

ObamaCare…

They pushed for it and stand to gain millions from their insurance sales. We know it will result in rationing and are fighting to repeal it.

Our National Debt…

They are ignoring it. We are pushing to reduce spending, cut departments and getting our fiscal house in order.

They are part of the Liberal Media. AMAC publishes a national magazine that prints both sides of an argument in a fair and balanced way.

I'm surprissed Eric Holder hasn't "investigated" the AMAC yet. Sound like a national security threat.[/sarc]

38 posted on 09/21/2012 10:40:00 AM PDT by McGruff (Support your local Republican candidates. They are our last line of defense.)
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To: markomalley

enjoy your death panels you leftists old sheeple.


39 posted on 09/21/2012 10:40:36 AM PDT by TurboZamboni (Looting the future to bribe the present)
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To: Texas56; Parmy
"Their mailings go straight into the trash."

I used to do the same thing until some FREEPER here suggested filling the mailer with some sort of heavy objects and returning it to them so that they have to pay for the return postage.

I've been filling the mailer with old metal washers that I get from a friend who repairs cars. He gives me all of the old washers and I store them until I need to "respond" to AARP mailings. It's very satisfying ...

40 posted on 09/21/2012 10:40:40 AM PDT by BlueLancer (You cannot conquer a free man. The most you can do is kill him. (R. Heinlein - "If This Goes On"))
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To: markomalley
Speaking to AARP is like speaking to the NAA(L)CP or the SPLC or the ACLU.

Why even do it?

41 posted on 09/21/2012 10:40:52 AM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum (Government is the religion of the sociopath.)
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To: markomalley

Didn’t Obamacare remove that ‘doughnut hole’ in the Prescription Drug Plan? Well Ryan is goring their ox and threatening to remove an entitlement they’re enjoying. Why is anyone surprised that they would boo him for it?


42 posted on 09/21/2012 10:41:20 AM PDT by Delhi Rebels (There was a row in Silver Street - the regiments was out.)
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To: markomalley
The bizarre thing is how ignorant these AARP types are about Obamacare destroying the very health system that's supposed to help them as they age ...........I hope Ryan straightened them out on that score.
43 posted on 09/21/2012 10:42:56 AM PDT by Lakeshark (I don't care for Mitt; the alternative is unthinkable)
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To: annieokie

I always send back any SASE with some anti-democrat rant and use the rest for kindling. I like getting fuel in the mail.

It’s good for loggers and my local postMadam’s job.


44 posted on 09/21/2012 10:43:27 AM PDT by soycd
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To: NFHale

Include in the envelope some outdated sliced sandwich meat !


45 posted on 09/21/2012 10:43:39 AM PDT by George from New England (escaped CT in 2006, now living north of Tampa)
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To: markomalley

EVERY piece of mail that I get from AARP, I make sure that I send nonsense enclosures back to them in their prepaid envelopes.

I’m waiting for a piece of mail that has a beg from Obama for Money to come to me so I can return that to AARP.....


46 posted on 09/21/2012 10:43:47 AM PDT by Gaffer
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To: markomalley

I’ve been pitching their commie crap in the garbage for years...


47 posted on 09/21/2012 10:45:04 AM PDT by who knows what evil? (G-d saved more animals than people on the ark...www.siameserescue.org.)
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To: who knows what evil?

See #46.....


48 posted on 09/21/2012 10:45:34 AM PDT by Gaffer
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To: markomalley

Anybody from AARP booing the repeal of 0bamacare is in the management of AARP (a far-left leaning group who have no interest in their members, but in their members dues and being able to push liberal ideas). They are no better than union executives. Most seniors want to repeal 0bamacare, largely because of what it does to Medicare and because most seniors have experience with life and liberals like 0bama.


49 posted on 09/21/2012 10:45:34 AM PDT by kevinm13 (Tim Geithner is a tax cheat. Manmade "Global Warming" is a HOAX!)
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To: annieokie
No matter how many times you tell them to STOP mailing you stuff. They will never, ever remove your name.

That's true but it's just costing them money. If you ever receive return-postage-paid envelopes, just send them back with your comments and cost them or their affiliates more money.

50 posted on 09/21/2012 10:45:55 AM PDT by luvbach1 (Stop the destruction in 2012 or continue the decline)
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