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Paul Ryan Heaps Praise On Hillary: If She Were President, Wed Have Fixed This Fiscal Mess
Mediate ^ | Sunday January 28, 2012

Posted on 01/27/2013 4:52:53 PM PST by Bigtigermike

Appearing on NBC’s Meet the Press this afternoon, former GOP vice presidential candidate Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) praised Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and lamented that she did not win the presidency in 2008, as he believes that would lead to a better chance for deficit reduction today than under President Obama.

Host David Gregory showed Rep. Ryan video of Sec. Clinton speaking with him at the inaugural luncheon, which Ryan characterized as “chumming it up” over a variety of personal topics.

The congressman then praised Clinton: “Look, if we had a [Hillary] Clinton presidency, if we had Erskine Bowles as Chief of Staff of the White House or President of the United States, I think we would have fixed this fiscal mess by now. That’s not the kind of presidency we’re dealing with right now.”

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TOPICS: Front Page News; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: establishment; hillary; obama; paulryan
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Hillary is a socialist! I know that he was trying to ding Obama but this is dumb plain and simple
1 posted on 01/27/2013 4:52:59 PM PST by Bigtigermike
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To: Bigtigermike

Hey Paul,just because Hillary can ride a broom doesn’t mean that she could fix the budget.


2 posted on 01/27/2013 4:55:45 PM PST by Farmer Dean (stop worrying about what they want to do to you,start thinking about what you want to do to them)
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To: Bigtigermike

Why do they go on these shows? Hillary will use this in her 2016 commercials unless she is drooling from another “brain event”.


3 posted on 01/27/2013 4:56:11 PM PST by Buddy Sorrell ( John Boehner is our Pierre Laval. We need a Charles DeGaulle.)
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To: Bigtigermike

Looks like Ryan lost more credibility, but he wasn’t really conservative enough, anyway.


4 posted on 01/27/2013 4:56:58 PM PST by familyop (We Baby Boomers are croaking in an avalanche of rotten politics smelled around the planet.)
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To: Bigtigermike
IMHO this was a dig to get under the malignant narcissist skin... Let's see if it does...
5 posted on 01/27/2013 4:59:30 PM PST by taildragger (( Tighten the 5 point harness and brace for Impact Freepers, ya know it's coming..... ))
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To: Bigtigermike
What difference at this point does it make?”
6 posted on 01/27/2013 5:00:56 PM PST by ColdOne (I miss my poochie... Tasha 2000~3/14/11)
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To: Bigtigermike

I suspect that Ryan is just trying to cause trouble. a lot of the hillaryites are still pissed off at Barky Obama over the primary fight in 2008.

I believe there are still PUMAs out there . . .


7 posted on 01/27/2013 5:03:06 PM PST by JohnBrowdie (http://forum.stink-eye.net)
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To: Bigtigermike

The Republican party should just close up shop and merge with the Communist Dimocrap party.


8 posted on 01/27/2013 5:03:25 PM PST by AlexW
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To: Bigtigermike

This is was Sarah’s one fault: the insipid praising of shrillery - who has all the same goals as ubama - except for maybe the destruction of Israel.


9 posted on 01/27/2013 5:03:41 PM PST by rhinohunter
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To: Bigtigermike

No way Paul. Big mistake on your part.


10 posted on 01/27/2013 5:04:05 PM PST by cubreporter
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To: Bigtigermike

Ryan-another useless ‘Republican’.


11 posted on 01/27/2013 5:05:23 PM PST by fortheDeclaration (Pr 14:34 Righteousness exalteth a nation:but sin is a reproach to any people)
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To: Bigtigermike

His soul is gone. He should go.


12 posted on 01/27/2013 5:07:20 PM PST by bmwcyle (People who do not study history are destine to believe really ignorant statements.)
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To: Bigtigermike

I agree with him.. But I think anyone would have done better than Obama and that is what he was saying.


13 posted on 01/27/2013 5:07:37 PM PST by Hildy (Did)
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To: Bigtigermike

He’s just trying to get at Bambi. That said, Hillary is horrible, but she probably would have been more rational than Obama.

But this is just a dig at Obama, who is an incompetent ideologue and on top of that has treated Hillary as lower than dirt. So I think Ryan may also be making the Dems ask themselves some questions they’d rather not face. (Such as, how did this Marxist Muslim fraud take over our party?)


14 posted on 01/27/2013 5:08:01 PM PST by livius
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To: Bigtigermike

So Paul was a better fit for Mitt Romney than we thought at the time?


15 posted on 01/27/2013 5:14:03 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet (I'll raise $2million for Sarah Palin's presidential run. What'll you do?)
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To: Bigtigermike

There is truly no where left to turn...


16 posted on 01/27/2013 5:14:29 PM PST by MileHi ( "It's coming down to patriots vs the politicians." - ovrtaxt)
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To: Bigtigermike
Ryan is bright and his eyes are wide open.

He saw how his and Mitt's victory was stolen by the Democratic machine...he knows.

He may compliment Hillary, but he is preparing for the future.

Don't sell him short, he is doing his best...and whether or not it is good enough, it will still be good.

We have to start somewhere...and we need good leaders. Let's honor those who will try to lead the conservative side.

17 posted on 01/27/2013 5:15:09 PM PST by RoosterRedux
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To: Bigtigermike

Ryan is quickly sliding down the slope of GOP obscurity. I don’t care for those who schmooze with our current Marxist, or the one looking to replace him/


18 posted on 01/27/2013 5:15:19 PM PST by Viennacon
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To: taildragger; JohnBrowdie
IMHO this was a dig to get under the malignant narcissist skin... Let's see if it does...

I suspect that Ryan is just trying to cause trouble. a lot of the hillaryites are still pissed off at Barky Obama over the primary fight in 2008.

I agree with both of those points.
I also suspect the GOP would love to run against Hillary in 2016.

19 posted on 01/27/2013 5:17:29 PM PST by Lancey Howard
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To: Bigtigermike

Paul Ryan is waaaay to green to be President. He needs about 10 more years experience dealing with the Dems.


20 posted on 01/27/2013 5:19:58 PM PST by Georgia Girl 2 (The only purpose of a pistol is to fight your way back to the rifle you should never have dropped.)
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To: RoosterRedux
He may compliment Hillary, but he is preparing for the future.

Ryan's unfortunate comment prepares Hillary for a future presidential run.

21 posted on 01/27/2013 5:21:20 PM PST by FreeReign
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To: Bigtigermike

Pretty boy Paulie looks like he’s jumping the shark.


22 posted on 01/27/2013 5:28:31 PM PST by sauropod (I will not comply)
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To: FreeReign
Perhaps Ryan wants to face Hillary instead of a 3rd term Obama campaign. Perhaps he is trying to divide the Democrats.

Whatever he knows, we must hope it is infinitely more than we know.

If not...we are royally f*cked.

I am preparing for WWIII or CWII (you choose)...either way, I would be happy if someone on our side takes a stand.

Go Ryan, go Rubio, go Cruz, go Palin...anyone...just frikken go.

23 posted on 01/27/2013 5:30:31 PM PST by RoosterRedux
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To: livius

Obama is scaring a lot of Dems. They know the score. The entire reason behind the draconian “gun-control” bill is to distract us from Benghazi. It’s all they’ve got and the leaders pushing it are all sitting comfortably in strong D states and districts. It’s a trap.

Our focus should be on F&F, Benghazi (there isn’t any US mission or ebmassy there), and a host of other corrupt wasteful Obama deals. He’s dirty.


24 posted on 01/27/2013 5:31:28 PM PST by 1010RD (First, Do No Harm)
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To: bmwcyle

Well said!


25 posted on 01/27/2013 5:36:31 PM PST by Faith65 (Jesus Christ is my Lord and Savior!)
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To: Bigtigermike

bad reporting

Ryan did not say Hillary

http://newsbusters.org/blogs/noel-sheppard/2013/01/27/paul-ryan-if-we-had-clinton-presidencywe-would-have-fixed-fiscal-mess#ixzz2JDHGblGb

And you could argue he meant Bill because he mentioned Bill’s Chief Of Staff


26 posted on 01/27/2013 5:41:58 PM PST by RummyChick
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To: Bigtigermike

dumb is not realizing the Clintons were pragmatists, not neophyte rigid ideologues like Obama


27 posted on 01/27/2013 5:42:15 PM PST by newzjunkey (bah)
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To: Faith65

Ryan is a drip who couldn’t carry his own state. Good mind, no backbone.


28 posted on 01/27/2013 5:44:34 PM PST by littleharbour ("All men having power ought to be distrusted to a certain degree. ~ James Madison)
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To: Bigtigermike

Open mouth insert foot.


29 posted on 01/27/2013 5:54:40 PM PST by marygam (I have extra ducktape for anyone who needs to wrap their head.)
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To: Bigtigermike

That does lt. Ryan is nothing but a rino


30 posted on 01/27/2013 5:56:32 PM PST by patriot08 (NATIVE TEXAN (girl type))
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To: sauropod

“Pretty boy Paulie looks like he’s jumping the shark.”

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Ryan jumped the shark the day he endorsed Romney.


31 posted on 01/27/2013 6:05:07 PM PST by fatnotlazy
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To: Bigtigermike
Hillary isn't well and needs to retire. If she doesn't, she will use this endorsement of Paul Ryan and he made a huge mistake.
32 posted on 01/27/2013 6:09:23 PM PST by Marcella (Prepping can save your life today. Going Galt is freedom.)
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To: Farmer Dean
Doesn't matter which Democrat you make Present, they still appoint the same old Stalinist warhorses from the same old special interests anyway.

The Hildabeast would have no more control over that than Obama.

Remember, when it comes to Democrats, the special interests control everything!

33 posted on 01/27/2013 6:12:54 PM PST by muawiyah
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To: Bigtigermike

There is a reason Ryan was comfortable running with RINOmney...


34 posted on 01/27/2013 6:15:47 PM PST by aMorePerfectUnion (Gone rogue, gone Galt, gone international, gone independent. Gone.)
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To: Bigtigermike

35 posted on 01/27/2013 6:18:50 PM PST by Prospero (Si Deus trucido mihi, ego etiam fides Deus.)
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To: Bigtigermike

He needs to register in the democrap or communist party, they suit him far better than the Republican parth.


36 posted on 01/27/2013 6:19:20 PM PST by dalereed
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To: Bigtigermike; All
Ryan endorsing Bill (or Hillary) Clinton. Rubio endorsing Obama's amnesty program (more or less). Jeb Bush trying to move to the LEFT of Obama on amnesty. Chris Christie bashing Boehner for "holding up" the Sandy relief bill in the House, but totally silent now that Harry Reid is holding it up in the Senate.

THIS IS A F**KING "CHOICES" FOR 2016? RINOs and wannabe RATs across the board? You have got to be kidding!

PLEASE...can we get an FR list of REAL conservatives we can get behind and build a movement for NOW? And please do NOT include Sarah Palin (too obvious) or Newt Gingrich (fake conservative).

37 posted on 01/27/2013 6:20:17 PM PST by montag813
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To: Bigtigermike
I have long held Hillary in very low esteem--not so much because of her politics (which tend to be center-left), but because of her Machiavellain ways (similar to her husband's)--but I do believe she would have made a better president than Barack Obama has made.

Of course, that is little more than the proverbial example of one's being damned with faint praise...

38 posted on 01/27/2013 6:21:22 PM PST by AmericanExceptionalist (Democrats believe in discussing the full spectrum of ideas, all the way from far left to center-left)
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To: Bigtigermike; a fool in paradise

Wow, Paul’s FBI file must have been among the 400, even though he was in junior high at the time! (Pulled Suzy’s pigtails in kindergarten?)


39 posted on 01/27/2013 6:22:30 PM PST by Revolting cat! (Bad things are wrong! Ice cream is delicious!)
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To: Bigtigermike

RYAN DID WHAT ? NO HE DIDN’T
Republicans should remember when they get on these shows they’re always “on camera”. Ryan was refering to the 1st liar Bill Clinton specifically metioning Erskin Boles, not to the 2nd liar Hillary Clinton. ABC is doing the number on Obama and busily promoting Hillary for her run which the lead paragraph is doing plus putting Ryan on the defensive from attacks re FR comments posted here .


40 posted on 01/27/2013 6:23:35 PM PST by mosesdapoet (.Should this former Chicago "Mechanic" go out of retirement ?)
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To: RummyChick

A valid observation, I’m so damn sick of everyone pouncing on every dang one of OUR guys.

If I were a flaming lib, I’m be laughing my tail off, our side can’t come together on anything.


41 posted on 01/27/2013 6:27:07 PM PST by AllAmericanGirl44 (Fluck this adminstration of misfits.)
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To: Bigtigermike

I once had great hopes for Ryan, now I learn he is a friggin dingbat.

I should have known better.


42 posted on 01/27/2013 6:30:37 PM PST by Venturer
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To: taildragger

Exactly. Before people start throwing him under the bus they should stop and think he has his reasons. Obama has made a career out of pitting people against each other. Ryan knows that the Clinton’s hang over everything he does. Ryan is just fomenting some good rivalry on their side for once.


43 posted on 01/27/2013 6:31:29 PM PST by paul544
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To: Bigtigermike

Scary is that on another thread we had someone defending Paul Ryan at all costs...and questioning whether he supported Illegal Alien Amnesty (Ryan does, he even said as much to Marco Rubio).

Folkks, Paul Ryan is not a Conservative. Wake up, people.


44 posted on 01/27/2013 6:49:06 PM PST by SeminoleCounty (GOP = Greenlighting Obama's Programs)
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To: AlexW

“The Republican party should just close up shop and merge with the Communist Dimocrap party.”

They Should...there’s really no difference anymore. Lets have a CONSERVATIVE Party, and the Democrats!


45 posted on 01/27/2013 6:52:08 PM PST by Frank_2001
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To: livius

Agree...it was a brilliant rope-a-dope trap.


46 posted on 01/27/2013 6:54:44 PM PST by Recovering Ex-hippie (Go Galt!)
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To: RoosterRedux

Sorry..but on freeper only the second coming of Christ would be a conservative enough candidate...on second thought, hmmm, maybe not even Jesus or Moses.

and Ryan is right...Hillary would have gone Bill’s way, try to go center a little politically and thus less insane spending.


47 posted on 01/27/2013 6:56:54 PM PST by Recovering Ex-hippie (Go Galt!)
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To: Bigtigermike

Jindal is absolutely correct, the R party is scary stupid.


48 posted on 01/27/2013 6:59:23 PM PST by jwalsh07
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To: livius

Agree with your read.

Its no wonder nobama was able to beat us at every turn, our side can rapidly assemble the circular firing squad with astounding tunnel vision and little regard for the big picture.


49 posted on 01/27/2013 7:04:27 PM PST by X-spurt (Republic of Texas, Come and Take It!)
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To: Bigtigermike

I ‘ve already started against hiIllary! as the next president,


50 posted on 01/27/2013 7:13:09 PM PST by mombonn (God is looking for spiritual fruit, not religious nuts.)
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