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Romney-Ryan Announcement Live Thread
All Channels | August 11, 2012 | All Channels

Posted on 08/11/2012 5:43:45 AM PDT by John W

Thought we needed this.


TOPICS: Breaking News; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: Wisconsin
KEYWORDS: 2012; 2012veep; livethread; natureandgod; romney; ryan; ryanvp; vpryan; vpryanlive
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To: afraidfortherepublic
I am going to confuse my liberal friends by saying this:

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Because the idiot libs will think I am talking about Romney (because he is Mormon) because they never did the homework on Obama and seem to have a memory hole when it comes to ANYTHING about Obama's past.

151 posted on 08/11/2012 6:35:46 AM PDT by GraceG
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To: taildragger

Joe Biden is quaking in his boots today.


152 posted on 08/11/2012 6:35:46 AM PDT by freemama
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To: P.O.E.

I saw this on Twitter, Romney’s music when he was coming to the stage was the theme from “Air Force One”


153 posted on 08/11/2012 6:35:53 AM PDT by The Chief
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To: John W

I would say that Obama will become totally unhinged by the choice of Ryan, if he weren’t already unhinged.

He hates Ryan with a hot, burning, flaming hate, because Ryan is every good thing that Obama is not.


154 posted on 08/11/2012 6:36:04 AM PDT by Arthur McGowan (In Edward Kennedy's America, federal funding of brothels is a right, not a privilege.)
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To: Miss Didi

I’ll trade your chills for my hot flash.


155 posted on 08/11/2012 6:36:04 AM PDT by Excellence (9/11 was an act of faith.)
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To: wtc911; txmissy
I think the term (French) is faux pas.
156 posted on 08/11/2012 6:36:08 AM PDT by afraidfortherepublic (ABO)
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To: RummyChick

This speech of Ryan is making it clear that this is a spectacular choice of VP.

The bulk of America’s population will be enthusiastic about this choice.


157 posted on 08/11/2012 6:36:19 AM PDT by AFPhys ((Praying for our troops, our citizens, that the Bible and Freedom become basis of the US law again))
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To: Miss Didi
Ryan married an Okie! (Janna Little)
158 posted on 08/11/2012 6:36:26 AM PDT by TornadoAlley3 (Obama is everything Oklahoma is not.)
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To: wolfman23601
Simple to counter. Ad campaign calling him a liar.

No. Starting today, the broken record starts spinning..."Draconian cuts; Republicans want to starve your kids and grandparents; the Romney-Ryan budget cuts will hurt women, children, elderly; want to take us back to the days when we didn't have a "safety net"; balance the budget on the backs of the poor; rich aren't paying their fair share; tax cuts that will benefit only the rich; etc."

Rush played a montage of standard Democrat boilerplate responses from 1996 on Thursday. We're going to hear that nonstop from now until election day.

159 posted on 08/11/2012 6:36:26 AM PDT by ProtectOurFreedom
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To: RKBA Democrat

Er, it was where the Battleship WISCONSIN was. Get it?


160 posted on 08/11/2012 6:36:36 AM PDT by LS ("Castles Made of Sand, Fall in the Sea . . . Eventually (Hendrix))
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To: OldEarlGray

“What time is liftoff for Kolob?”

Born-On Date Apr 29, 2012

Why do I smell TROLL????


161 posted on 08/11/2012 6:36:41 AM PDT by tcrlaf (Election 2012: THE RAPTURE OF THE DEMOCRATS)
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To: Miss Didi

Obama’s so called advantage with the women vote just went up in smoke.....LOL.


162 posted on 08/11/2012 6:37:03 AM PDT by penelopesire (TIME FOR A SPECIAL PROSECUTOR!)
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To: John W

Happy for Ryan, still won’t vote for Romney.


163 posted on 08/11/2012 6:37:35 AM PDT by arderkrag (ABOs are Romneybot trolls. LOOKING FOR ROLEPLAYERS. Check Profile.)
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To: John W

Ryan is a great choice.

Frankly, I would have liked for Romney to have had enough confidence to pick another choice, so we could still have Ryan doing good work in the House, but I guess Romney felt he needed to pick the best man available.

And that man is Ryan, hands down.


164 posted on 08/11/2012 6:37:52 AM PDT by Haiku Guy ("The problem with Internet Quotes is that you never know if they are real" -- Abraham Lincoln)
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To: John W

Our idiot local news guy on the news talker said, “It’s Romney/Ryan President and Vice President...respectively”.
No kidding Bonehead! But it made me think, man I wish this were reversed.


165 posted on 08/11/2012 6:37:59 AM PDT by albie
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To: txmissy

You got it! Thomas Jefferson and Ben Franklin would have understood it! Our founders were fluent in several languages — a skill we have lost, as a nation.


166 posted on 08/11/2012 6:38:13 AM PDT by afraidfortherepublic (ABO)
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To: John W

I can finally let out that breath I was holding. Whew.


167 posted on 08/11/2012 6:38:27 AM PDT by Scarpetta (e pluribus victim)
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To: John W

Fox All-Stars and various pundits were thrilled this a.m. with the pick...Dick M. says Romney chose a younger version of himself. Of course, they said the Dems are thrilled as well thinking they are going to destroy this guy. It was also pointed out that they should be careful what they wish for.


168 posted on 08/11/2012 6:38:30 AM PDT by Miss Didi ("After all...tomorrow is another day." Scarlett O'Hara, Gone with the Wind)
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To: John W

If America were ready for a serious discussion on spending and entitlement reform, Ryan would be an ideal pick.

They aren’t though. He will be demagogued to death as wanting to end Social Security and Medicare.

I love Ryan personally, but politically I think think this might be the final nail in the Romney Campaign’s coffin.


169 posted on 08/11/2012 6:38:44 AM PDT by comebacknewt (Newt (sigh) what could have been . . .)
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To: americas.best.days...

Have you seen the C-SPAN link on Drudge how Ryan took apart Obamacare in six minutes? Obama looked absolutely stunned, like, “What do you mean the numbers don’t add up? I SAID they added up. That’s all you need!”


170 posted on 08/11/2012 6:38:44 AM PDT by LS ("Castles Made of Sand, Fall in the Sea . . . Eventually (Hendrix))
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To: AFPhys

“...more worried about their next election than the next generation...” awesome quote about the Obama administration.


171 posted on 08/11/2012 6:38:56 AM PDT by freemama
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To: AFPhys

online anywhere? tv deprieved


172 posted on 08/11/2012 6:39:07 AM PDT by pollywog ("O Thou who changest not, abide with me.".......)
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To: arderkrag

Come on


173 posted on 08/11/2012 6:39:07 AM PDT by bjcoop
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To: taildragger
Too funny!

Ryan is doing a great job. He'll be fabulous and really energize the ticket.

174 posted on 08/11/2012 6:39:18 AM PDT by Northern Yankee (Where Liberty dwells, there is my Country. - Benjamin Franklin)
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To: Ghost of Philip Marlowe

Paul Ryan’s pick is just as exciting as Sarah Palin’s four years ago. I wasn’t completely sure how I would even be able to vote for Romney, but now I will be volunteering my weekends for the next three months to help him win. Paul Ryan is a future leader we should all be able to get behind. He is a hope for the repair and preservation or our country as well as a future leader we can fully support. Wisconsin was +9 for Obama yesterday, but it will go Republican this November. This was a brilliant pick!


175 posted on 08/11/2012 6:39:26 AM PDT by Ronaldus Magnus
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To: afraidfortherepublic; wtc911; txmissy
I think the term (French) is faux pas.

Fortunately we are in a place where the term (American) is fopa.

176 posted on 08/11/2012 6:39:38 AM PDT by bigheadfred
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To: AFPhys
This speech of Ryan is making it clear that this is a spectacular choice of VP.

Ryan will be able to think on his feet and articulate conservative principles in ways which will infuriate Obama and Biden. Of course the MSM will do everything they can to paint Ryan as the devil incarnate.

177 posted on 08/11/2012 6:39:38 AM PDT by CASchack
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To: Miss Didi

I gladly admit that I have tears streaming down my cheeks right now, too, Miss Didi.


178 posted on 08/11/2012 6:39:47 AM PDT by AFPhys ((Praying for our troops, our citizens, that the Bible and Freedom become basis of the US law again))
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To: freemama
Joe Biden is quaking in his boots today.

Maybe, but I think he elludes and arrogant swagger that in his head makes him think he is gonna take care of this "kid" on the dais...

Oh boy is he wrong, popcorn and beer for that debate for sure :-o!

179 posted on 08/11/2012 6:39:47 AM PDT by taildragger (( Palin / Mulally 2012 ))
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To: AFPhys

Ryan sounds and looks great. Who do you want to listen to for the next four years? Ryan or Biden? Just hope Ryan can stand up to the onslaught coming his way that will start in the next few minutes.


180 posted on 08/11/2012 6:39:51 AM PDT by animal172 (Calling the Founding Fathers!! We need your help.)
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To: Arthur McGowan

Yep...Ryan might just push Obama into that long awaited narcissist meltdown and implosion.


181 posted on 08/11/2012 6:39:51 AM PDT by penelopesire (TIME FOR A SPECIAL PROSECUTOR!)
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To: backwoods-engineer

Paul Ryan is no RINO.

From knowing the guy for years, he is every bit as conservative as Palin with a solid intellectual foundation that will serve the country well. He is a hunter, a devoted family man, solidly pro-life. He lives his beliefs, he doesn’t make a show of them.

Ryan is a man who has come up with a solid alternative vision for the future of our nation that will balance the budget and reverse the rush to socialism. That is what we need right now.

You may not be jumping up and down, but I am.

Ryan is the man we need for our future as a free people. My only disappointment is that he isn’t at the top of the ticket.


182 posted on 08/11/2012 6:39:59 AM PDT by MediaMole
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To: carlo3b

Do my eyes deceive me or is Ryan off teleprompter?


183 posted on 08/11/2012 6:39:59 AM PDT by CaptainK (...please make it stop. Shake a can of pennies at it.)
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To: John W

Great choice. He is also probably the most Conservative out of the short list too.


184 posted on 08/11/2012 6:40:29 AM PDT by mnehring
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To: John W

Folks, true be told..I ain’t too happy with Ryan...Romney should have chosen Rubio. The OJOKER and his camp dodged a bullet...DANG IT!! Ryan is a good guy, but, they chose unwisely this is a war not a popularity contest! I’m listening and I ain’t too happy...sorry, but adding Ryan won’t do the trick...RUBIO would have lit the fire Romney needed..DANG IT!! This Ryan guy is a bit boring and he walked up to the podium chewing something...OH BOY, please Lord let me be wrong. I’m tired of losing fights with this evil administration! He doesn’t excites..OH MY!


185 posted on 08/11/2012 6:40:47 AM PDT by RoseofTexas
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To: penelopesire
Obama’s so called advantage with the women vote just went up in smoke.....LOL.

Lots of swooning indeed. :)
186 posted on 08/11/2012 6:41:23 AM PDT by Miss Didi ("After all...tomorrow is another day." Scarlett O'Hara, Gone with the Wind)
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To: mnehring

“If you own a small business, YOU DID BUILD THAT!”


187 posted on 08/11/2012 6:41:36 AM PDT by exit82 (Pass the word: Obama is a FAILURE!! Democrats are the enemies of freedom!)
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To: John W

Romney/Ryan are going to hang the “you didn’t build that” albatross around Obama’s neck at every chance they get.


188 posted on 08/11/2012 6:42:01 AM PDT by TomGuy
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To: John W
Wow, Paul Ryan.....wooohooo!!! I'm SOOOOO happy Romney didn't play it safe.

My enthusiasm is BACK ON!!!! And I won't have to hold my nose!! (Doing the Snoopy dance).

189 posted on 08/11/2012 6:42:04 AM PDT by NoGrayZone (For evil to triumph it is only necessary for good men to do nothing.)
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To: penelopesire

“You DID build that!”


190 posted on 08/11/2012 6:42:12 AM PDT by maggief
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To: CaptainK

‘Prompter off to his left.


191 posted on 08/11/2012 6:42:44 AM PDT by Excellence (9/11 was an act of faith.)
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To: AFPhys; Miss Didi
"You did build that...."

Perfect!

192 posted on 08/11/2012 6:42:44 AM PDT by Northern Yankee (Where Liberty dwells, there is my Country. - Benjamin Franklin)
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To: RoseofTexas
OH BOY, please Lord let me be wrong

You are wrong. Have faith!

193 posted on 08/11/2012 6:42:44 AM PDT by TonyInOhio (You didn't build it, but the private sector is doing fine.)
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To: penelopesire
Yep...Ryan might just push Obama into that long awaited narcissist meltdown and implosion

Another call for popcorn - that would be beautiful!

194 posted on 08/11/2012 6:42:49 AM PDT by austingirl
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To: John W
Obamao is not pleased...


195 posted on 08/11/2012 6:43:07 AM PDT by ProtectOurFreedom
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To: tcrlaf

"The "idiot," I have said, is at times close to that boundary line where every idea and its opposite are recognized as true. That is, he has an intuition that no idea, no law, no character or order exists that is true and right except as seen from one pole – and for every pole there is an opposite pole. Settling upon a pole, adopting a position from which the world is viewed and arranged, this is the first principle of every order, every culture, every society and morality. Whoever feels, if only for an instant, that spirit and nature, good and evil are interchangeable is the most dangerous enemy of all forms of order. For that is where the opposite order is, and there chaos begins.

A way of thought that leads back to the unconscious, to chaos, destroys all forms of human organization. In conversation someone says to the "idiot" that he only speaks the truth, nothing more, and that this is deplorable. So it is. Everything is true, "Yes" can be said to anything. To bring order into the world, to attain goals, to make possible law, society, organization, culture, morality, "No" must be added to the "Yes," the world must be separated into opposites, into good and evil. However arbitrary the first establishment of each "No," each prohibition, may be, it becomes sacrosanct the instant it becomes law, produces results, becomes the foundation for a point of view and system of order.

The highest reality in the eyes of human culture lies in this dividing up of the world into bright and dark, good and evil, permissible and forbidden.

For Myshkin the highest reality, however, is the magical experience of the reversibility of all fixed rules, of the equal justification for the existence of both poles.

The Idiot, thought to its logical conclusion, leads to a matriarchy of the unconscious and annihilates culture. It does not break the tables of the law, it reverses them and shows their opposites written on the back."

--Thoughts on The Idiot, by Dostoevsky
--Hermann Hesse, 1919
http://www.gss.ucsb.edu/projects/hesse/works/idiot.pdf

 

Are we there yet?

"The [my] only connection [to the Republican Party]is I'm registered as a Republican"
--Mitt RRRRRomney
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kNbXdOCQQMs

196 posted on 08/11/2012 6:43:42 AM PDT by OldEarlGray (The POTUS is FUBAR until the White Hut is sanitized with American Tea)
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To: NoGrayZone

Ryan is a metalhead, hunter, workout fantatic, Ayn radian, Hayek reader, etc

I’m good to go.


197 posted on 08/11/2012 6:43:42 AM PDT by GlockThe Vote (The Obama Adminstration: 2nd wave of attacks on America after 9/11)
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To: RoseofTexas
Romney should have chosen Rubio.

Rubio has a couple of friends being investigated and he has a credit card issue.

My guess that didn't win him any bonus points in the vetting process....

198 posted on 08/11/2012 6:43:42 AM PDT by taildragger (( Palin / Mulally 2012 ))
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To: exit82

“Our rights come from Nature and God, and not from government.”


199 posted on 08/11/2012 6:43:56 AM PDT by freemama
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To: CaptainK
"Do my eyes deceive me or is Ryan off teleprompter?"

I see he has some notes, but I don't see a teleprompter. And Ryan is at least as good a speaker as Zero is with a teleprompter.

200 posted on 08/11/2012 6:44:13 AM PDT by Sooth2222 ("Suppose you were an idiot. And suppose you were a member of congress. But I repeat myself." M.Twain)
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