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Paul Ryan visits soup kitchen for photo op, angering its president. (MSM Hit Piece)
Yahoo News ^ | 10/16/2012 | Dylan Stableford

Posted on 10/16/2012 8:40:01 AM PDT by apillar

Republican Rep. Paul Ryan stopped by a soup kitchen in Youngstown, Ohio, over the weekend for what seemed to be your typical campaign photo opportunity. During his 15-minute visit on Saturday morning, the vice presidential candidate donned a white apron and offered to wash some dishes that—as several bloggers and a pool reporter later pointed out—did not appear to be dirty.

But according to the president of Mahoning County's St. Vincent De Paul Society, the faith-based charity that runs the soup kitchen, the campaign did not have permission and "ramrodded their way" into the facility.

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; Extended News; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: Ohio
KEYWORDS: 2012electionbias; charity; dnctalkingpoints; faithbased; hitpiece; mediabias; mediagarbage; oh2012; ohio2012; pravdamedia; romneyryan
Media Hit Piece of the day, probably straight from the Axelrod office at the Whitehouse. By the way, Presidential Candidates under Secret Service protection don't "Ramrod their way" anywhere, these things are planned days in advance, so someone at the soup kitchen must have given permission.
1 posted on 10/16/2012 8:40:08 AM PDT by apillar
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To: apillar

A tempest in a soup pot.


2 posted on 10/16/2012 8:43:47 AM PDT by Pearls Before Swine
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To: apillar

The formerly great St Vincent de Paul Society, alas, has a huge number of leftists in it - the sort of “Peace and Justice” types who are the kind of parish lefties who write letters praising Obama and urging all Catholics who “care about justice” to vote for him. One of our parish lefties, also a St Vincent de Paul volunteer, wrote just such a letter to our local paper, days after our bishop had come out to remind us that Catholics could not vote for anyone who held the positions on abortion and freedom of conscience such as those held by “certain candidates,” meaning Obama.

This appearance had to have been arranged in advance, and the lefty president of the group probably couldn’t get enough support from the board to stop it and was just angry about it.


3 posted on 10/16/2012 8:46:01 AM PDT by livius
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To: apillar
So, they're saying Paul Ryan “ramrodded” his way into this soup kitchen?

And...he walked in the door with an apron in his hands? Or, did someone on the charity's staff welcome him in the door and hand him an apron?

4 posted on 10/16/2012 8:47:27 AM PDT by RavenATB
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To: livius

I suppose there would be no complaints if Obama showed up for a photo op.


5 posted on 10/16/2012 8:48:00 AM PDT by fatnotlazy
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To: apillar

Wow, outraged that a practicing Catholic would visit a Saint Vincent De Paul’s Soup Kitchen? Ryan has probably donated thousands of dollars to his local chapter through his church.
Out of all the Pols that visited my KOC pancake breakfast last year. The only one who made a donation was Scott Brown.


6 posted on 10/16/2012 8:49:27 AM PDT by massgopguy (I owe everything to George Bailey)
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To: apillar

Just because you belong to the Soceity St. Vincent De Paul doesn’t mean you’re not a CINO.


7 posted on 10/16/2012 8:50:46 AM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum (Government is the religion of the psychopath.)
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To: livius

I was president of our St. V d P in our local church. When they were urging support for “healthcare reform” (and Obamacare was the only one on the table), I forwarded to the Canon running the church, and he agreed to pull out. We are now the St. Francis de Sales Society.


8 posted on 10/16/2012 8:51:16 AM PDT by Dr. Sivana (There is no salvation in politics.)
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To: apillar

Axelrod calls the shots with Jarrett and Soros.

Hit piece du jour.


9 posted on 10/16/2012 8:51:47 AM PDT by wac3rd (Somewhere in Hell, Ted Kennedy snickers....)
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To: apillar

The only thing sweeter than seeing Obama lose on election night is the sputtering of the media. They should know something as they fume and scowl live on TV as states turn red....you did this to yourself media.


10 posted on 10/16/2012 8:52:24 AM PDT by toddausauras (FUBO x 1,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000)
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To: apillar
Brian Antal, Paul Ryan critic, has voted in Democratic primaries


11 posted on 10/16/2012 8:54:15 AM PDT by DJ MacWoW (My faith and politics cannot be separated)
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To: apillar
But according to the president of Mahoning County's St. Vincent De Paul Society, the faith-based charity that runs the soup kitchen, the campaign did not have permission and "ramrodded their way" into the facility.

Self preservation; if it was known that Ryan was there because he was invited, they'd have to hire security to prevent the rioting or vandalism by their beloved liberal brethren.

12 posted on 10/16/2012 8:54:18 AM PDT by JimRed (Excise the cancer before it kills us; feed &water the Tree of Liberty! TERM LIMITS, NOW & FOREVER!)
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To: apillar

One of my lefty acquaintances posted this on facebook yesterday, and got absolutely no comments in reply.

I mean, really! This administration has given us astronomical, and climbing, debt levels. They gave the F&F fiasco, bungling at Benghazi, Obamacare, the destruction of business, record unemployment, etc, etc, etc ...... and we are supposed to think it is terrible that Paul Ryan washed a pot that wasn’t dirty?

I just had to chuckle. It’s another indicator that they are grasping at straws in desperation. They’re in free-fall and they’ve got nothing better to stop their slide into losing this election. It’s a great sign, IMO.


13 posted on 10/16/2012 8:56:43 AM PDT by RedWhiteBlue (Mama tried)
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I spend time at the local Detroit Soup Kitchens. One of the things I noticed is nobody checks your credentials at the door to see if you are a Republican or a Democrat. Nobody questions the amount of time that you “VOLUNTER” to help.


14 posted on 10/16/2012 8:56:57 AM PDT by kempster
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To: E. Pluribus Unum

I wish he hadn’t done it though. It really doesn’t accomplish a thing. Nobody even thinks for a minute the old fashioned way of being pictured kissing babies and feeding the poor makes a difference. I hate it and lose a little respect for that kind of campaigning. Reminds me of the old Mafia figures who walked through the streets waving and handing out candy. Then he stops in a barber shop to collect tribute. I’m stretching big time....but I don’t like the gesture.


15 posted on 10/16/2012 8:57:50 AM PDT by FryingPan101 (2016 looms)
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To: apillar

If Ryan had not visited the place while being nearby, the media would have said it showed Ryan’s and Republican’s lack of heart towards helping the poor. He didn’t even bother to stop and look at all the poor, hungry people. The cold, heartless jerk. In short, heads we (libs) win, tails you (conservatives) lose.


16 posted on 10/16/2012 9:00:05 AM PDT by driftless2
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To: DJ MacWoW
But according to the president of Mahoning County's St. Vincent De Paul Society, the faith-based charity that runs the soup kitchen, the campaign did not have permission and "ramrodded their way" into the facility.

And the complainer described himself as an independent voter, when in fact he has regularly voted in RAT primaries. A liar, like most liberals.

17 posted on 10/16/2012 9:00:24 AM PDT by JimRed (Excise the cancer before it kills us; feed &water the Tree of Liberty! TERM LIMITS, NOW & FOREVER!)
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To: E. Pluribus Unum

CINO - I like that. I’m gonna start using it when I argue with Catholics who are libtards.


18 posted on 10/16/2012 9:06:07 AM PDT by Slump Tester (What if I'm pregnant Teddy? Errr-ahh -Calm down Mary Jo, we'll cross that bridge when we come to it)
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To: livius

A perfect example of how the Catholic Church is not in full-throated opposition to Obama (and is frankly prepared to start paying for birth control no matter what they say).

At our Mass on Sunday we got one line at the end of the Homily and one line in our bulletin directing us to go to our Parish website were we could view a video produced by the Conference of Catholic Bishops regarding Obamacare and the upcoming vote.

Now THAT’S strong stuff! /sarc


20 posted on 10/16/2012 9:10:48 AM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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To: apillar

Does that mean the soup kitchen people will be returning and rejecting all the assistance/money they recieve from Conservative doners?


21 posted on 10/16/2012 9:11:39 AM PDT by SMARTY ("The man who has no inner-life is a slave to his surroundings. "Henri Frederic Amiel)
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To: apillar

St. Vincent de Paul Society = Catholic
Paul Ryan = Catholic

A Catholic going to a Catholic soup kitchen. So what?


22 posted on 10/16/2012 9:13:05 AM PDT by nanetteclaret (Unreconstructed Catholic Texan)
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To: apillar

They say whenever a candidate makes this kind of a stop, the business loses a lot of revenue because customers - oh, wait. . .


23 posted on 10/16/2012 9:16:33 AM PDT by Heart of Georgia ("Together we will unite America and get this done" - Paul Ryan - August 11, 2012)
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To: apillar

And in other news a pizza shop is missing four pizzas,suspect still at large.


24 posted on 10/16/2012 9:17:42 AM PDT by Vaduz
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A Catholic going to a Catholic soup kitchen. So what?

Maybe they're not Catholics at all, but rather the wild-eyed, baby-killing, socialist, packer/muncher, variety of cafeteria "catholics"

25 posted on 10/16/2012 9:20:04 AM PDT by ROCKLOBSTER (Celebrate "Republicans Freed the Slaves" Month)
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To: Pearls Before Swine

SOUP KITCHEN
Paul Ryan DID
Wash Dirty Dishes

Read more: http://www.tmz.com/2012/10/16/soup-kitchen-paul-ryan-brian-antal-washing-dishes/#ixzz29TnkxGTz

The guy who runs the Ohio soup kitchen that Paul Ryan appeared at this weekend tells TMZ ... contrary to his earlier statement, Ryan DID get dirty with dirty dishes.

Brian Antal tells us ... the V.P. hopeful was only at the kitchen for 10 to 15 minutes and only interacted with one of their “clients.”

Antal — who wasn’t at the soup kitchen at the time of the Ryan visit — said his volunteers left some dirty dishes in the kitchen for Ryan to clean.

But when we asked him if the Ryan people had orchestrated the dish-cleaning stunt, Antal said, “No comment.”

There is video floating around, showing Ryan giving a pan one scrub — and that was the extent of the washing.

Read more: http://www.tmz.com/2012/10/16/soup-kitchen-paul-ryan-brian-antal-washing-dishes/#ixzz29TntiVaD


26 posted on 10/16/2012 9:24:17 AM PDT by RummyChick
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To: Dr. Sivana

of course, one has to ask why Ryan went to a St V d P in the first place. I guess into the den of the beast?


27 posted on 10/16/2012 9:25:40 AM PDT by griswold3 (Big Government does not tolerate rivals.)
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To: apillar
What?! A politician staging a photo op?! Say it isn't so!


28 posted on 10/16/2012 9:34:17 AM PDT by al_c (http://www.blowoutcongress.com)
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To: JimRed

In the “Comments” section of that article someone said that Antal is a big time Dem and hates the Tea Party. But we already figured that.


29 posted on 10/16/2012 9:34:33 AM PDT by DJ MacWoW (My faith and politics cannot be separated)
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To: DJ MacWoW

The Girls animated Ryan V Biden

http://www.nma.tv/bidenryan-debate-2012-bombastic-joe-biden-battles-ripped-paul-ryan/


30 posted on 10/16/2012 9:35:55 AM PDT by RummyChick
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To: apillar

“The photo op they did wasn’t even accurate,” Antal continued. “He did nothing. He just came in here to get his picture taken at the dining hall.”...Is this like Clinton and Al Gore stringing cable for computers in the schools? You KNOW those two engineers were able to figure that out. (It’s a wonder Al Gore didn’t hang himself and Clinton electrocuted himself).


31 posted on 10/16/2012 9:38:49 AM PDT by Safetgiver ( Islam makes barbarism look genteel.)
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To: Buckeye McFrog

The Church (at least officially) is actually being pretty good. But there are a lot of lousy Vatican II leftist priests and a lot of horrible “Peace and Justice” laypeople out there, and they’re obviously not going to support the Church or even their local bishop in the fight against Obamacare and the other things that Barry is trying to do to us.

Our pastor didn’t even read the excellent letter from our bishop (which was supposed to be READ AT EVERY MASS) but just stuck the text in the bulletin. And this is in the Cathedral parish, no less.


32 posted on 10/16/2012 9:42:33 AM PDT by livius
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We are now the St. Francis de Sales Society.

Excellent! I'm going to have to look into that.

33 posted on 10/16/2012 9:43:34 AM PDT by livius
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To: fatnotlazy

They would have been lined up for autographs...probably on the back of the parish bulletin.


34 posted on 10/16/2012 9:45:13 AM PDT by livius
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To: apillar

No soup for you!


35 posted on 10/16/2012 9:52:39 AM PDT by sanjuanbob
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To: griswold3
of course, one has to ask why Ryan went to a St V d P in the first place. I guess into the den of the beast?

As with the United Way, a lot depends on the local operation. Our own St.VdeP served a depressed area (downtown Rockford), and we were light on financial resources, but helped as we could in other ways. (E.g. old lady living in a third floor walk up has to move to new place due to drug dealer moving in first floor and threatening her. We provided three men [including me] and a mini van and pickup truck to expedite the move.)

If Ryan had gone to the Steubenville StVdeP, he probably would have gotten a better reception.
36 posted on 10/16/2012 9:53:19 AM PDT by Dr. Sivana (There is no salvation in politics.)
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My father died several weeks ago and I considerng giving clothing, bedding, etc, to our local St. Vincents - now I am having second thoughts.

I guess I have to interview the leadership of any charity I consider to determine whether they have issues with specific political parties/candidates.

If they do, I will not force them to accept donations from the estate of a conservative Republican WWII vet.

It is a shame for a supposed ‘charity’ to play politics.


37 posted on 10/16/2012 10:09:47 AM PDT by SusaninOhio
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To: Vaduz

LOL!!!!


38 posted on 10/16/2012 10:33:37 AM PDT by silverleaf (Age Takes a Toll: Please Have Exact Change)
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To: apillar
so someone at the soup kitchen must have given permission.

Monday's news said they had local permission.

39 posted on 10/16/2012 11:09:57 AM PDT by newzjunkey (Osama's dead... and so is our ambassador - Coulter.)
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To: apillar

Hey, Stableford. Benghazi. Fast & furious.


40 posted on 10/16/2012 11:26:12 AM PDT by TangoLimaSierra (To the left the truth looks like Right-Wing extremism.)
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To: livius
Our pastor didn’t even read the excellent letter from our bishop

Unbelievable. I hope it wasn't my former priest who was initially banished to Elkton for some R&R.

41 posted on 10/16/2012 11:48:52 AM PDT by pegleg (Lies will seek you out, but the truth must be sought.)
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To: pegleg

No, this one has never been in Elkton. He was pastor of a big church in Jax before being summoned by the previous bishop to replace the former Cathedral pastor...who had to resign rather suddenly for various murkey reasons. Sigh.

Our new bishop is so good, too! I just wish he had better priests to support him.


42 posted on 10/16/2012 3:33:49 PM PDT by livius
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