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Ryan to Colorado supporters: I drive a truck. I used to work at McDonald’s. I like to camp. I’m you.
Yahoo ^ | August 14, 2012 | Chris Moody

Posted on 08/14/2012 8:28:48 PM PDT by EveningStar

LAKEWOOD, Colo--Republican vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan took the stage before 2,600 supporters at Lakewood High School Tuesday to promote Mitt Romney's energy proposals, but he had another agenda.

Interlaced throughout his speech were subtle, but clear, references to Ryan's common-man appeal. Over the course of his nearly 20-minute address, Ryan discussed working at McDonald's, shelling out more than $100 at the pump to fill up his gas tank, camping and fishing with his family, climbing the Colorado "14'ers"--a reference to the state's mountain peaks above 14,000 feet--and that he recently taught his boys "how to cook a meal on the fire."

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Full title: Paul Ryan to Colorado supporters: I drive a truck. I used to work at McDonald’s. I like to camp. I’m you.
1 posted on 08/14/2012 8:28:57 PM PDT by EveningStar
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To: EveningStar

Ryan Worked at McDonalds. That is why Moochelle Obama criticized Gabby Douglas, Olympic gold medal gymnast’s desire for an Egg McMuffin.


2 posted on 08/14/2012 8:34:07 PM PDT by BigEdLB (Now there ARE 1,000,000 regrets - but it may be too late.)
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To: EveningStar
I used to work at McDonald’s.


3 posted on 08/14/2012 8:35:05 PM PDT by hole_n_one
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To: hole_n_one

Good one Hoss.


4 posted on 08/14/2012 8:37:27 PM PDT by ROCKLOBSTER (Celebrate Republicans Freed the Slaves Month.)
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To: EveningStar

Midwesterners will do the math: he drives a BIG HONKIN’ GAS GUZZLIN’ manly truck. “I like to camp” translates to “I shoot stuff with guns”. “Work at McDonalds” means “I still eat meat and cheese and fries and all the good All-American stuff that nosy witch in the white house says is bad for you”.

We like Paul Ryan!


5 posted on 08/14/2012 8:46:24 PM PDT by bigbob
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To: EveningStar

I drive a truck. Trucks are macho just like Ford Mustangs and Chevy Cameros. Has 0bama ever owned a car and what was it? A VW beetle, VW bus, or Le Car?


6 posted on 08/14/2012 8:49:55 PM PDT by MAKOTHEDOG
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To: MAKOTHEDOG

My guess would be a Suburu.


7 posted on 08/14/2012 8:54:26 PM PDT by mplsconservative (Impeach Obama Now!)
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To: MAKOTHEDOG

He did have a 300C.. Not sure if it was a Hemi or a sissy 3.5/2.7 V6..


8 posted on 08/14/2012 8:55:06 PM PDT by cableguymn
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To: mplsconservative

I think you might be on to something.


9 posted on 08/14/2012 8:56:20 PM PDT by MAKOTHEDOG
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To: MAKOTHEDOG

Choom Wagon


10 posted on 08/14/2012 8:56:20 PM PDT by PMAS (All that is necessary for the triumph of evil is that good men do nothing)
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To: EveningStar

I like Ryan. Wish he was the top dog.


11 posted on 08/14/2012 8:58:20 PM PDT by Sandy Lester 2 (Yes I am new but I have opinions.....:-))
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To: hole_n_one

She really is not even cute.


12 posted on 08/14/2012 8:58:32 PM PDT by Sandy Lester 2 (Yes I am new but I have opinions.....:-))
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To: cableguymn

Is that the Chrysler 300? It is not really a bad car.


13 posted on 08/14/2012 8:59:33 PM PDT by MAKOTHEDOG
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To: PMAS

Perfect.

It also sounds like something that felons are transported in which is a bonus.


14 posted on 08/14/2012 9:03:07 PM PDT by MAKOTHEDOG
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To: EveningStar

Everything that Willard is not...

but suddenly now, always wanted to be...


15 posted on 08/14/2012 9:05:57 PM PDT by Tennessee Nana (Why should I vote for Bishop Romney when he hates me because I am a Christian)
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To: Sandy Lester 2

Our local radio guys here were wishing the ticket could be reversed. I am not opposed to that.


16 posted on 08/14/2012 9:06:52 PM PDT by MAKOTHEDOG
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To: EveningStar
Having a truck, yeah, that $100 to fill up? That resonates.
17 posted on 08/14/2012 9:10:07 PM PDT by Dogbert41 ("...The people of Jerusalem are strong, because the Lord Almighty is their God" Zech. 12:5)
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To: MAKOTHEDOG

It was probably an older volvo.


18 posted on 08/14/2012 9:10:23 PM PDT by freedomfiter2 (Brutal acts of commission and yawning acts of omission both strengthen the hand of the devil.)
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To: MAKOTHEDOG

yes. No not a bad car if you like a big box on wheels. With the 2.7V6 if it’s not in the shop your opening the door and kicking with your legs to help get it rolling..

With a hemi in it though... Oh baby..


19 posted on 08/14/2012 9:10:46 PM PDT by cableguymn
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To: EveningStar
Having a truck, yeah, that $100 to fill up? That resonates.
20 posted on 08/14/2012 9:10:58 PM PDT by Dogbert41 ("...The people of Jerusalem are strong, because the Lord Almighty is their God" Zech. 12:5)
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To: cableguymn

Yeah, I had bad luck with a Mopar car once. I haven’t been able to go back. The Hemi sounds nice though.


21 posted on 08/14/2012 9:16:08 PM PDT by MAKOTHEDOG
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To: cableguymn

it was a hemi. Then he sold it to become the green president. Do as I say...


22 posted on 08/14/2012 9:18:46 PM PDT by When do we get liberated? (A socialist is a communist who realizes he must suck at the tit of Capitalism.)
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To: Dogbert41
40 gal x $3 = $120

40 gal x $4 (Diesel) = $160.

Build the pipeline and drill, baby, drill (and frac).

23 posted on 08/14/2012 9:19:41 PM PDT by Paladin2
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To: Dogbert41

Yea - drive it till it’s empty! That’s macho. I bet Obummer fills up whenever the needle isn’t pegged.


24 posted on 08/14/2012 9:20:18 PM PDT by satan (Plumbing new depths of worthlessness on a daily basis.)
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To: PMAS

Driving the Choom wagon in high school is one of the few things besides golf, basketball and the Rolling Stones, that I like about 0bama.


25 posted on 08/14/2012 9:24:41 PM PDT by Lou Budvis (Just like in 2008, I'm voting for Vice-President.)
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To: Dogbert41
"Having a truck, yeah, that $100 to fill up? That resonates."

I relate to that statement, it sucks. As I see it I have a couple of options:

1) buy a "car"; something I would never want or wish on anyone that is unwilling

or

2) Elect a team that would put in policy that would allow gas to hopefully get back down to pre-dumbo levels (< $2.00/gal)

I choose the latter and that resonates with me!

26 posted on 08/14/2012 9:25:06 PM PDT by voteNRA (A citizenry armed with rifles simply cannot be tyrannized)
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To: MAKOTHEDOG

Obama drives a Prius or a East German Trabant? I think that was the name of the Commie car. Prius is more like it. He’s a homo.


27 posted on 08/14/2012 9:27:06 PM PDT by crazydad (-` sd)
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To: MAKOTHEDOG

My wife is driving a 400 dollar 97 caravan I bought at a salvage auction. replaced the tail gate and rear bumper and it’s like new. Been a good van, lots of power. We went from MPLS to billings MT and back with out issue.

we are leaving Friday with it for a 500 mile trip as well.

The new ones (08 and up) are flat out junk. All the ones I have driven have poor build quality. wind noise and rattles. As an added bonus, in town, you can actually watch the gas gauge move towards empty as you drive.


28 posted on 08/14/2012 9:27:10 PM PDT by cableguymn
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To: MAKOTHEDOG

I’m going to guess a Toyota Prius with one of those obnoxious co-exist stickers and a hammer and sickle. Oh and I shouldn’t forget the Obama stickers that all Prius drivers in CO have on their cars.


29 posted on 08/14/2012 9:27:40 PM PDT by ebersole
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To: Paladin2

I have a thirty gallon tank in my GMC 2500 and its about 130 to fill. It is painful but I remember every time I fill it what and who are responsible for our gas problem. The Rat Bastard Democrats, Rinos and Environazis.


30 posted on 08/14/2012 9:31:36 PM PDT by crazydad (-` sd)
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To: cableguymn

Glad it is holding up.


31 posted on 08/14/2012 9:32:33 PM PDT by MAKOTHEDOG
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To: cableguymn

So he says and we all know he is a liar.


32 posted on 08/14/2012 9:33:39 PM PDT by funfan
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To: MAKOTHEDOG

I agree


33 posted on 08/14/2012 9:35:06 PM PDT by Sandy Lester 2 (Yes I am new but I have opinions.....:-))
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To: ebersole

Are you from Boulder or has all of CO become that way? I used to there and I am not trying to be insulting but CO in the 80’s was a great place to be.


34 posted on 08/14/2012 9:37:12 PM PDT by MAKOTHEDOG
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To: MAKOTHEDOG

Our local radio guys here were wishing the ticket could be reversed. I am not opposed to that.


A lot of us said that about the McCain/Palin ticket.


35 posted on 08/14/2012 9:44:34 PM PDT by chaosagent (Remember, no matter how you slice it, forbidden fruit still tastes the sweetest!)
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To: chaosagent

Absolutely!!

I am hoping for a better result this time around as I am sure everybody is.


36 posted on 08/14/2012 9:47:38 PM PDT by MAKOTHEDOG
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To: mplsconservative
My guess would be a Suburu.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XHY_uqYdIX8

37 posted on 08/14/2012 9:52:05 PM PDT by cynwoody
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To: EveningStar

“I’m you.” “I’m not a witch.”


38 posted on 08/14/2012 10:08:05 PM PDT by johnthebaptistmoore (The world continues to be stuck in a "all leftist, all of the time" funk. BUNK THE FUNK!)
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To: MAKOTHEDOG

I believe he drove a Faguar.


39 posted on 08/14/2012 10:27:33 PM PDT by jospehm20
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To: MAKOTHEDOG

Øbama leased it too just like his life story.


40 posted on 08/14/2012 11:08:57 PM PDT by bjorn14 (Woe to those who call good evil and evil good. Isaiah 5:20)
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To: johnthebaptistmoore

Wildly off-topic, but now that you mention Christine: Was that her standing next to Biden in 2016 Obama’s America in 2008? Anyone else notice?


41 posted on 08/14/2012 11:19:44 PM PDT by firebrand
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To: MAKOTHEDOG
I drive a truck. Trucks are macho just like Ford Mustangs and Chevy Cameros. Has 0bama ever owned a car and what was it? A VW beetle, VW bus, or Le Car?

The only cars he's been asscoiated with is one with Larry whatshisname and the 'choom' car - I doubt he knows how to drive.

42 posted on 08/15/2012 12:28:46 AM PDT by maine-iac7 (Christian is as Christian does....)
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To: Sandy Lester 2
you say "She really is not even cute." Have you seen what she looked like before all the 'work'?
43 posted on 08/15/2012 12:32:00 AM PDT by maine-iac7 (Christian is as Christian does....)
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To: cableguymn
It was a 300C, which is the Hemi. That was the Cool Car for the Cool Cat back then. Not sure if he put some 22” Chrome Spinners on it though.

When he got famous he didn't want to offend the other Libtards, he sold it and bought a Ford Escape (Hybrid I believe).

44 posted on 08/15/2012 12:40:47 AM PDT by Kickass Conservative (Republicans Hope people are Smart, but Democrats Know people are Stupid.)
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To: cableguymn
The new ones have the updated V-6, over 300 Horsepower.

The old Hemi V-8 was 340 Horsepower than ran on Premium Gas and the Mileage sucked.

The V-6 is a good engine choice now and it runs on Regular.

45 posted on 08/15/2012 12:44:31 AM PDT by Kickass Conservative (Republicans Hope people are Smart, but Democrats Know people are Stupid.)
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To: MAKOTHEDOG

I’m actually from CS but you can still spot an Obama lover from a mile away. Maybe all those Prius are from Denver or Boulder and just passing through!
El Paso County is still very very conservative.
I don’t think CO would be nearly as beautiful a place to live if I had the misfortune of living in Denver or Boulder!!!


46 posted on 08/15/2012 12:54:05 AM PDT by ebersole
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To: MAKOTHEDOG

Hard to say what Obama would`ve driven, but I`ll bet his fantasy vehicle would be a pink stretch Volvo.. driven by Reggie Love.


47 posted on 08/15/2012 1:58:56 AM PDT by ScottinVA (If Obama is reelected, America will deserve every mockery that follows.)
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To: ScottinVA
"Hard to say what Obama would`ve driven, but I`ll bet his fantasy vehicle would be a pink stretch Volvo.. driven by Reggie Love."

I found his outfit.

Photobucket

48 posted on 08/15/2012 2:04:05 AM PDT by 1035rep (Obama: "I killed Bin Laden" ...you didn't do that. Somebody else made that happen.)
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To: mplsconservative

I need to respond about the “Subaru” being a lib car. Certainly, when payment was completed, I told the previous owner, “the first thing I’m going to do is remove that bomus biden sticker”. This led to road of recovery of a very fine automobile. Lafeyette Indiana,by Fuji Heavy Industries. With some work, this has been an amazing vehicle. My Wounded Warrior Project sticker replaces the lib crap.


49 posted on 08/15/2012 2:23:39 AM PDT by noodler (!)
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To: mplsconservative

I need to respond about the “Subaru” being a lib car. Certainly, when payment was completed, I told the previous owner, “the first thing I’m going to do is remove that bomus biden sticker”. This led to road of recovery of a very fine automobile. Lafeyette Indiana,by Fuji Heavy Industries. With some work, this has been an amazing vehicle. My Wounded Warrior Project sticker replaces the lib crap.


50 posted on 08/15/2012 2:28:36 AM PDT by noodler (!)
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