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Paul Ryan accuser won't talk [Byron York]
The Washington Examiner ^ | 11 Jul 2011 | Byron York

Posted on 07/11/2011 12:36:20 PM PDT by Meet the New Boss

Susan Feinberg, an associate professor of management and global business at Rutgers University, caused a stir in the left-wing blogosphere over the weekend with her account of witnessing House Budget Committee chairman Paul Ryan drinking a glass of $350-a-bottle wine at an upscale restaurant near the Capitol.

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Feinberg confronted Ryan, accusing him of hypocrisy for drinking an expensive wine while advocating reduced spending for Medicare and Medicaid.

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Ryan told TPM that his two dinner-mates had ordered the wine, and that he, Ryan, didn't know what it cost and drank only one glass.

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Ryan's dining companions, one of whom was a wealthy hedge-fund manager, ordered two bottles of the $350 wine. Ryan, by his own account, drank one glass but nevertheless paid for one of the bottles.

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First, the photo she snapped of Ryan and two men sitting a few tables away appeared to be taken from her own table, and on that table was a bottle of wine.... the wine was a Thierry et Pascale Matrot 2005 Meursault, which is $80 per bottle at Bistro Bis.

(Excerpt) Read more at washingtonexaminer.com ...


TOPICS: News/Current Events; US: Wisconsin
KEYWORDS: classwarfare; paulryan; susanfeinberg
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To: SUSSA

Better, because of who said it, so it plays better:

“If I were your wife I would poison in your drink!” said Lady Astor.
“And if I were your husband,” avered Churchill, “I would drink it.”

This particular situation does not give Ryan that sort of advantage. And good quips are far better than spitting.


51 posted on 07/11/2011 2:03:01 PM PDT by Avoiding_Sulla (How humanitarian are "leaders" who back Malthusian, Utilitarian & Green nutcases?)
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To: Meet the New Boss

At least Paul Ryan paid for his wine with his own money.

When Skip Gates ordered that schmantzy beer at the White House you and I picked up the tab.


52 posted on 07/11/2011 2:03:27 PM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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To: muawiyah

Yep and it all drinks the same at least for me...


53 posted on 07/11/2011 2:03:45 PM PDT by gov_bean_ counter (JMO but I reserve the right to be wrong...)
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To: Meet the New Boss
Feinberg confronted Ryan, accusing him of hypocrisy for drinking an expensive wine while advocating reduced spending for Medicare and Medicaid.

So if Ryan would have ordered Boones Farm that would shore up Medicare/Medicaid funding?

54 posted on 07/11/2011 2:06:48 PM PDT by Extremely Extreme Extremist (Governor Sarah Heath Palin for President of the United States in 2012)
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To: Extremely Extreme Extremist
She worked in 2004 for Sen. John Kerry who bought a 7 Milllion Dollar Sail Boat ( made in New Zealand) docked it in rhode Island to avoid 500,000.00 in his home state of Massacuhuetts. Hmmmmmm Hmmmm Hmmmm
55 posted on 07/11/2011 2:17:37 PM PDT by scooby321
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To: Extremely Extreme Extremist
So if Ryan would have ordered Boones Farm that would shore up Medicare/Medicaid funding?

No, but it darn well woulda looked better.

Ryan is NOT a newbie. He's been on the Hill a while now. He knows about appearances. And he knows about ethics regs.

And despite that, Ryan still screwed up.

He made a $300+ screw up. How many of his constituents can make a $300+ screw up like that? I guarantee you that's what a lot of 'em will be wondering. Why they treat 300 bucks with a lot more respect than Ryan does. God knows, that's what the heck I'm wondering.

56 posted on 07/11/2011 2:18:08 PM PDT by mewzilla
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To: Meet the New Boss
Paul Ryan accuser won't talk [Byron York]

Sorry, but your title, which was not the title of the article, makes it appear that Byron York is the accuser.

That's not good.

We don't need the author's name in the title box because it's right under the title anyway.

57 posted on 07/11/2011 2:25:42 PM PDT by fightinJAG (TAXPAYERS OF THE WORLD UNITE.)
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To: Avoiding_Sulla

Yes, I’d forgotten that one.

I still think that had I been there with Ryan, I’d have spoken up. However, I’d have more than likely been almost as crude as the bimbo.

I’d more than likely have said something along the lines; “If you turn enough tricks you might be able to afford a bottle of Ripple.”


58 posted on 07/11/2011 2:30:15 PM PDT by SUSSA
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To: GeronL

Did she rip off her bra in front of them in protest?

I checked her work site and found her associate/boss,
Mary Ann Von Glinow, much better looking.

I’d love to see the wine policeman, Feinberg’s, tax return; she undoubtedly uses the university a home base while earning her real money for The Academy of International Business (AIB) whose affiliate, AIB Foundation appears to be a tax shelter for those selling their expertize through its cover.... The Foundation solicits funds from AIB members, corporations, and other sources. I’ll bet their hourly billing in competitive with many lobby lawyers.

http://aib.msu.edu/executiveboard2010-12.asp


59 posted on 07/11/2011 2:31:39 PM PDT by BilLies (Whose your daddy: Frank Marshall Davis?)
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To: mewzilla

So, it’s HIS money. HIS paycheck. He has a job, makes the money and spends it the way he sees fit. If he liked the wine...good for him. Anyone suggesting he is making too much money or telling him what to do with his money is like what we have today. Telling US what to do with our money, what to eat, how to spend etc... Go Ryan.


60 posted on 07/11/2011 2:33:51 PM PDT by cubreporter (From TEA to Shining TEA - Go Rush Limbaugh..a giant of all that is good.)
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To: Opinionated Blowhard

Ryan had a glass of wine. Wheter or not he paid for the wine and it was his own personal money it is none of anyone’s business. Much less some total ignorant stranger who has never been taught any kind of manners. I hope Ryan enjoyed every sip and from now on I would say to him to IGNORE that kind of thing. If someone wants to make a big deal out of it...let them. Then we can ask others what they do at lunch or on a trip etc.


61 posted on 07/11/2011 2:37:20 PM PDT by cubreporter (From TEA to Shining TEA - Go Rush Limbaugh..a giant of all that is good.)
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62 posted on 07/11/2011 2:40:36 PM PDT by TheOldLady (FReepmail me to get ON or OFF the ZOT LIGHTNING ping list.)
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To: fightinJAG
We don't need the author's name in the title box because it's right under the title anyway.

Very good point. I dislike the commentaries that some FReepers seem to feel the need to append to titles. I'll make one exception for "Barf Alert" but, that's about all.

What is the value of Free Republic?

63 posted on 07/11/2011 2:51:50 PM PDT by don-o (Abolish FReepathons. Be a monthly donor.)
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To: cubreporter

A bit of gas:

And her students (at least 11 who say they are) do not give her high grades either, but then what do they know? Especially the two most recent.

http://www.ratemyprofessors.com/ShowRatings.jsp?tid=697660


64 posted on 07/11/2011 3:24:17 PM PDT by BilLies (Whose your daddy: Frank Marshall Davis?)
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To: Meet the New Boss
How much did it cost for Michelle to go on a shopping spree (vacation) to Spain and South Africa?

Meanwhile, Prince William and Kate fly commercial and Prime Minister Cameron flies commercial.

65 posted on 07/11/2011 3:47:58 PM PDT by cruise_missile
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To: BilLies

Maybe she should spend more time on effective teaching techniques and less time on drinking.


66 posted on 07/11/2011 3:53:54 PM PDT by Truth29
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To: Meet the New Boss
How much did it cost for Michelle to go on a shopping spree (vacation) to Spain and South Africa?

Meanwhile, Prince William and Kate fly commercial and Prime Minister Cameron flies commercial.

67 posted on 07/11/2011 3:58:29 PM PDT by cruise_missile
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To: Meet the New Boss

Is this the latest modus operandi of the loony left—to attack conservatives in public places as they go about their day?

First Glenn Beck and family assaulted in a NYC park. Now Ryan in a restaurant. Who is giving these marching orders?

Who will criticize Moochie and Bozo at Martha’s Vineyard as they spend $2,000 on one meal of Maine lobster, Japanese beef, and assorted fine wines and desserts?


68 posted on 07/11/2011 3:59:12 PM PDT by Palladin (Sarah Palin in 2012!)
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To: SamKeck

Ouch! Hard on the eyes.


69 posted on 07/11/2011 4:06:19 PM PDT by Palladin (Sarah Palin in 2012!)
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To: CharacterCounts
Unlike most whines, which are made out of sour grapes.

Very good!

70 posted on 07/11/2011 4:09:33 PM PDT by kitchen (Over gunned is better than the alternative.)
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>> Susan Feinberg, an associate professor of management and global business at Rutgers University,

What is this churlish crank doing in a school of business?


71 posted on 07/11/2011 4:18:45 PM PDT by Gene Eric (*** Jesus ***)
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To: mewzilla

Hey, aren’t you the guy that’s getting FOUR FEDERAL PENSIONS???? I’d watch what I’d say about anything excessive if I were you. FOUR FEDERAL PENSIONS....PAID BY ME!!!


72 posted on 07/11/2011 5:00:07 PM PDT by Ann Archy (Abortion is the Human Sacrifice to the god of Convenience.)
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To: gov_bean_ counter

Box O Wine is a fine tradition in my family...the one that brings it also gets lots of laughs....


73 posted on 07/11/2011 5:14:47 PM PDT by goat granny
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To: don-o

I agree with you. It’s a practice that has gotten out of hand and begun to affect the quality of the forum.


74 posted on 07/11/2011 5:19:36 PM PDT by fightinJAG (TAXPAYERS OF THE WORLD UNITE.)
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To: don-o
P.S. On the point of putting comments and "helpful" (in the OP's view) hints in the title box:

#16

Part of an ongoing discussion on that thread. The actual title of the posted article was "Gallup: Obama approval hits all-time low" and the OP had added to the title "(people are figuring out that Obama is distructive [sic])."

The "explanation" in the title box was removed by a mod, I guess.

This problem seems to have gotten better lately.

75 posted on 07/11/2011 5:44:51 PM PDT by fightinJAG (TAXPAYERS OF THE WORLD UNITE.)
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To: fightinJAG

Well reasoned and presented. Thanks for sharing it.


76 posted on 07/11/2011 7:07:40 PM PDT by don-o (Abolish FReepathons. Be a monthly donor.)
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To: Meet the New Boss

Susan Feinberg

feinberg@business.rutgers.edu

77 posted on 07/11/2011 7:10:21 PM PDT by kcvl
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To: Meet the New Boss

°I teach International Business (undergrad) and Econometrics for Social Sciences (PhD). My research focuses on the economic and policy enviornment and its relation to the operations of multinationals.

http://www.susanfeinberg.com/

Served on the International Economic Advisory team, 2004 Kerry-Edwards Campaign


78 posted on 07/11/2011 7:13:28 PM PDT by kcvl
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To: Meet the New Boss

Salaries for Business School faculty. ... Assistant professor - $109000 -$117000

Susan Feinberg

Prior to earning her PhD at the University of Minnesota, she worked in advertising in France for several years.

She served on an International Economic Advisory team in the 2004 presidential campaign for millionaires John Kerry & John Edwards (who paid $400 for a haircut).


79 posted on 07/11/2011 7:21:49 PM PDT by kcvl
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To: gov_bean_ counter
Mine comes in a box

Mine comes from a big glass water bottle filled with grape juice and yeast and a balloon over the mouth for a week.

80 posted on 07/11/2011 7:31:24 PM PDT by Lancey Howard
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To: Lancey Howard

Dude, you got skills!!!


81 posted on 07/11/2011 7:38:27 PM PDT by gov_bean_ counter (JMO but I reserve the right to be wrong...)
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To: Niteranger68; Meet the New Boss

>>> I would have spit a mouthful of wine right in her damn face...

Luckily Ryan had more sense. Not to mention class.


82 posted on 07/11/2011 8:45:42 PM PDT by tlb
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To: SUSSA

Do you see the downside to your comment yet? It kinda suggests that your guy is of the high-priced variety of whore. Never forget that other aphorism. Never accept a pig’s invitation to wrestle in the mud, cuz you’ll both get dirty, and the pig likes it.

I fully understand your frustration, cuz I’m right there with you. The media gives this hag all the positive press and tries to make it seem that we’re the shameless and disreputable ones. Their game is to frustrate us into doing something we’ll be hung out to dry for. It’s a set-up. They keep getting away with their taunting and only pay when we publicize their excesses, as this story has been doing to force even this shameless sow to run for cover. But even one mistake on our part, and it’s curtains. The conservative graveyard is littered with those who died from minor wounds.

I would bet you that Churchill had some special thoughts already planned for when he ran into pigs like Lady Astor. He can only use it once, but it left such a mark that the Left feared to tangle with further. THAT’s the sort of thing you could ponder over and save for an opportune moment.

I hope you learn what I failed to learn when I was much younger. If not you, then some other young Freepers. Plan for opportunities, restrain yourself as much as possible, keep your powder dry, and then savor the moment when you pay back for all those moments that you bit your tongue.

:)


83 posted on 07/11/2011 9:05:01 PM PDT by Avoiding_Sulla (How humanitarian are "leaders" who back Malthusian, Utilitarian & Green nutcases?)
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