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Live Thread: GOP Nat'l Convention Day 2 (Paul Ryan speaks tonight!)
Herald Tribune ^ | 8/29/2012 | Online Staff

Posted on 08/29/2012 1:47:17 PM PDT by KansasGirl

WEDNESDAY, Aug. 29, 2012

7:00 p.m. Convention convenes

Call to order

Introduction of Colors by Amputee Veterans of America Support Team (AVAST)

Pledge of Allegiance by Brigadier General Patrick E. Rea, US Army (Ret.)

National Anthem sung by Ayla Brown

Invocation by Ishwar Singh

Ron Paul Video

Remarks by Senate Republican Leader and Convention Temporary Chairman Mitch McConnell (KY)

Remarks by Senator Rand Paul (KY)

Remarks by Christopher Devlin-Young and Jeanine McDonnell

8:00 p.m. Remarks by Senator John McCain (AZ)

Remarks by Attorney General Pam Bondi (FL) and Attorney General Sam Olens (GA)

Remarks by Governor Bobby Jindal (LA)

Remarks by Senator John Thune (SD)

Remarks by Senator Rob Portman (OH)

9:00 p.m. Remarks by Governor Luis Fortuño (PR)

Remarks by Governor Tim Pawlenty (MN)

Bush 41, 43 Film

Remarks by Mike Huckabee

10:00 p.m. Remarks by Condoleezza Rice

Remarks by Governor Susana Martinez (NM)

Remarks by vice presidential nominee Rep. Paul Ryan

Benediction by Archbishop Demetrios

Adjournment

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TOPICS: Breaking News; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: 2012rncconvention; 2012veep; gopconvention; gopconventionlive; paulryan
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Just saw the funniest tweet.

This week #RNC talks economy and jobs. Next week #DNC talks the vagina monologues. #GOP2012

1,051 posted on 08/29/2012 8:31:15 PM PDT by mnehring
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To: comebacknewt

When all is said and done all Obama will have is the media and the far left. He has to hold rallies and trash Republicans to even keep his looney base supporting him. Those idiotic “jokes” that he makes, thats only to appease his looney supporters to even show up at the polls to vote for him, THAT is how bad it is for Obama, he can’t even get his whackos to show up and support him. This is our best chance at taking this country back from the Commie, Romney can hit a home run tomorrow if he really wants to. I never liked Romney, but I will vote for Ryan, just like in 2008, voted for the VP as well, will do the same again


1,052 posted on 08/29/2012 8:31:26 PM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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To: penelopesire

If all college kids watched Ryan’s speech, many of the brain dead libs would become enlightened. He looks like he just walked off his college campus.


1,053 posted on 08/29/2012 8:31:32 PM PDT by peggybac
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To: Tennessee Nana

Hi Nana Yes indeed Paul Ryan was great, perhaps bring the younger age group along.
Condi also was wonderful.
I’m thinking we will sleep well tonight;)


1,054 posted on 08/29/2012 8:31:43 PM PDT by mojo114 (Pray for our military)
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To: newzjunkey
I very much liked the Greek Orthodox prayer.

I attended a relative's wedding over the weekend. The groom's family is Greek Orthodox and the ceremony and prayers were quite beautiful.

1,055 posted on 08/29/2012 8:31:49 PM PDT by arasina (So there.)
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To: Tennessee Nana

I agree.

Palin was different.


1,056 posted on 08/29/2012 8:32:14 PM PDT by jennychase
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To: Jrabbit

just watched the msnbc goon squad try to rip Scott Walker apart. Why they go on those interviews is beyond me, but Scott stood his ground over the blowhards.


1,057 posted on 08/29/2012 8:32:30 PM PDT by commonguymd (New media has not replaced the MSM. It has emboldened it. Never underestimate the power they have.)
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To: onyx

Oh, no idea. I tend to block them out.


1,058 posted on 08/29/2012 8:32:30 PM PDT by defconw (IT'S ON NOW! ROMNEY/RYAN 2012)
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To: kristinn
BTW, ABC News sole network to NOT SHOW Rice’s speech.

Racist, sexist propagandist pigs.

1,059 posted on 08/29/2012 8:32:59 PM PDT by newzjunkey (Election night is 69 days away.)
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To: newzjunkey

1,060 posted on 08/29/2012 8:33:58 PM PDT by Liberty Valance (Keep a simple manner for a happy life :o)
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To: mojo114

Just flipped over to MSNBC for a bit. Just in time to see Scott Walker do battle against the evil agents. He just put Madcow and Al Sharpless in their place. I mean, he slapped them down.


1,061 posted on 08/29/2012 8:34:17 PM PDT by kjam22 (my newest music video: www.youtube.com/watch?v=0fHjvo6eRkI)
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Condi on Fox NOW.


1,062 posted on 08/29/2012 8:34:32 PM PDT by peggybac
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To: Signalman

Great interview on C-Span just now with a Mr. Randall, a delegate from Wisconsin who is African-American. He said that he thought the Republican team had the “intelligence and maturity” to do what has to be done on budget issues. He was then asked some questions that basically boiled down to why he was a Republican. He said he had been a Republican since the civil rights days of the 60’s, was very proud of the Republicans’ role in supporting civil rights, said the civil rights act would not have passed without Republican support, and also said that he was in line with the Republican positions on social issues. A great counter-point to leftist propaganda.


1,063 posted on 08/29/2012 8:34:43 PM PDT by free-in-nyc (Freeping from the heart of the occupation)
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To: Miss Didi

Ryan was everything I had hoped. The last three speakers were just amazing. So glad the night was a success.


1,064 posted on 08/29/2012 8:34:48 PM PDT by publana (Beware the olive branch extended by a Dem for it disguises a clenched fist.)
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To: commonguymd

I thought he smacked them down.....


1,065 posted on 08/29/2012 8:35:16 PM PDT by kjam22 (my newest music video: www.youtube.com/watch?v=0fHjvo6eRkI)
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To: peggybac

She is so great. I love Condi!


1,066 posted on 08/29/2012 8:35:44 PM PDT by defconw (IT'S ON NOW! ROMNEY/RYAN 2012)
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To: Liberty Valance

Commodore Condi!

The Sailing Condi!


1,067 posted on 08/29/2012 8:35:59 PM PDT by mylife (The Roar Of The Masses Could Be Farts)
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To: publana

Susana Martinez’s speech was one of my favorites. I had never heard her speak before..WOW, what an amazing Governor. New Mexico is really lucky to have her. She speaks from the heart and she is just a breath of fresh air


1,068 posted on 08/29/2012 8:36:05 PM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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To: onyx

Lol, indeed! There just have been so many great speeches, that IF even half of these folks reeeally mean what they say, we ought to be able to call on patriots for the next 20 years, and continue to grow new ones all along!

Strengthen us Lord, we have a long road back.
Tatt


1,069 posted on 08/29/2012 8:36:12 PM PDT by thesearethetimes... ("Courage, is fear that has said its prayers." Dorothy Bernard)
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To: dfwgator

“I’m voting for Ryan and that other guy.”

Well, I certainly am enthusiastic about having Ryan on the ticket, but I also think Romney is far superior to Obama.

If I were going to make a statement somewhat like yours, I might say; “I’m voting for the guys who are in the same party with, and are supported by, Gov. Susana Martinez.”

Not to take anything away from Ryan’s speach, but I thought the Martinez speech was near perfect.


1,070 posted on 08/29/2012 8:36:42 PM PDT by olrtex
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To: newzjunkey

Dr. Rice (in her diplomatic way) b!tchslapped the clownshow on PMSNBC. I could only watch for a few minutes, but it was pretty funny.


1,071 posted on 08/29/2012 8:36:50 PM PDT by j_tull (Massachusetts once lead the American Revolution. Under Mitt Romney, it lead the demise.)
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To: MNJohnnie

I doubt it. Romney has the trait of all successful leaders. Build a good team around you. The better Ryan does the better he looks. Such a change to the Narcissist in Chief mentality of 0 and his clique of toadies


That’s what the best CEO ‘s do.


1,072 posted on 08/29/2012 8:36:57 PM PDT by patriotspride
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To: brewcrew
From a twitter follow: Tomorrow, Mitt should step up to the podium, point at Ryan, and say, “What he said.”

LOL I agree!

1,073 posted on 08/29/2012 8:37:56 PM PDT by arasina (So there.)
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To: publana

I loved both nights...feeling very happy tonight. :)


1,074 posted on 08/29/2012 8:38:00 PM PDT by Miss Didi ("After all...tomorrow is another day." Scarlett O'Hara, Gone with the Wind)
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To: free-in-nyc

Like. Thanks for sharing.


1,075 posted on 08/29/2012 8:38:00 PM PDT by defconw (IT'S ON NOW! ROMNEY/RYAN 2012)
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To: Tennessee Nana

Remember Sarah Palin said Obama said his community organizer
experience was important???

What’s a community organizer?

I guess it’s like a mayor, except you have no responsibilities!!!

She punched OBOZO hard.


1,076 posted on 08/29/2012 8:38:20 PM PDT by preamble
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Is there still going to be a surprise speaker tomorrow?


1,077 posted on 08/29/2012 8:38:47 PM PDT by peggybac
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To: peggybac

Think it’s Clint? Isn’t he in town?


1,078 posted on 08/29/2012 8:39:47 PM PDT by Miss Didi ("After all...tomorrow is another day." Scarlett O'Hara, Gone with the Wind)
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To: peggybac

Bingo!! Ryan has what Reagan had and have no doubt...he just broke through the fog of youth with that authentic speech!!

I can hear the youth rising to vote from my living room!!

Ryan has ‘ IT’....have no doubt.

Ryan is the new leader of a whole generation of RUSH BABIES!!


1,079 posted on 08/29/2012 8:40:40 PM PDT by penelopesire (TIME FOR A SPECIAL PROSECUTOR!)
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To: kjam22
****He just put Madcow and Al Sharpless in their place.****

Last night after the Ann Romney and Christie speeches I flipped over to MSNBC for a good laugh. I caught Maddow referring to Al Sharpton as "the professor of oratory". I could not believe it. I quickly changed the channel back. How laughable.

1,080 posted on 08/29/2012 8:40:50 PM PDT by fkabuckeyesrule (Lets institute SARAH-ia law in America!)
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To: commonguymd

MSNBC is losing it! Hilarious!


1,081 posted on 08/29/2012 8:40:55 PM PDT by thefoundersrock (Democrats - Destroying the family, the Constitution and the economy since the 1930's!)
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To: peggybac
Is there still going to be a surprise speaker tomorrow?

Any "surprise" speaker would be anti-climatic after tonight. Hope they have some good speakers lined up. Governor Romney is a given of course.

1,082 posted on 08/29/2012 8:41:10 PM PDT by madison10
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To: defconw

Thanks :)


1,083 posted on 08/29/2012 8:41:16 PM PDT by free-in-nyc (Freeping from the heart of the occupation)
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To: Miss Didi; Clint N. Suhks

Clint is gonna speak tomorrow? WHO KNEW!!!!!!!! ;-) LOL

(Bring your Chic-Fil-A sign Clint) ;-)


1,084 posted on 08/29/2012 8:41:26 PM PDT by MagUSNRET
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To: All

Good night, FRiends...sleep well. Remember—we can do this! :)


1,085 posted on 08/29/2012 8:41:31 PM PDT by Miss Didi ("After all...tomorrow is another day." Scarlett O'Hara, Gone with the Wind)
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To: Miss Didi

It’s Clint or Trump LoL
I would guess Clint.


1,086 posted on 08/29/2012 8:41:41 PM PDT by mylife (The Roar Of The Masses Could Be Farts)
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To: TonyInOhio
I thought Sarah Palin's VP acceptance speech would never be overshadowed.

I was wrong.

My thoughts exactly as I listened tonight. Sarah's message was right, but Ryan is the right messenger.

1,087 posted on 08/29/2012 8:41:41 PM PDT by TexasNative2000 (Jimmy Carter's incompetence + Richard Nixon's paranoia = Barack Obama)
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To: Miss Didi
I loved both nights...feeling very happy tonight. :)

Same here but I'm going to end my evening by praying for those poor people in Hurricane Isaac's path.

1,088 posted on 08/29/2012 8:41:47 PM PDT by arasina (So there.)
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To: KansasGirl
Ryan's speech was not electrifying for me; it was okay.
1,089 posted on 08/29/2012 8:41:51 PM PDT by Christie at the beach (I like Newt and would love to see political dead bodies on the floor.)
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To: thefoundersrock

MSNBC has gotten so bad they are now a parody of a news station. It like watching a Saturday Night Live skit.


1,090 posted on 08/29/2012 8:42:57 PM PDT by MNJohnnie (Giving more money to DC to fix the Debt is like giving free drugs to addicts think it will cure them)
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To: Christie at the beach

Thanks for sharing but no one cares.


1,091 posted on 08/29/2012 8:43:51 PM PDT by MNJohnnie (Giving more money to DC to fix the Debt is like giving free drugs to addicts think it will cure them)
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To: arasina

Of course, pronounced, “fluckfest” lol.


1,092 posted on 08/29/2012 8:44:07 PM PDT by ez (When you're a hammer, everything looks like a nail.)
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To: KansasGirl

Thank you LORD!


1,093 posted on 08/29/2012 8:44:09 PM PDT by Bellflower (The LORD is Holy, separated from all sin, perfect, righteous, high and lifted up.)
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To: kjam22
Just flipped over to MSNBC for a bit. Just in time to see Scott Walker do battle against the evil agents.

What a clownshow that was!

1,094 posted on 08/29/2012 8:45:06 PM PDT by j_tull (Massachusetts once lead the American Revolution. Under Mitt Romney, it lead the demise.)
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To: MagUSNRET; silent_jonny

Clint is the rumored speaker...Taylor Hicks will perform before Rubio. Ping to the Idol thread. :)


1,095 posted on 08/29/2012 8:45:45 PM PDT by Miss Didi ("After all...tomorrow is another day." Scarlett O'Hara, Gone with the Wind)
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To: arasina

Pass the popcorn! :D

I hope people remember this in contrast to what they will hear from the Dems, and reject the Dems.


1,096 posted on 08/29/2012 8:45:56 PM PDT by sf4dubya (I rebelled against my parents by becoming a conservative)
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To: penelopesire

My (college/high school aged) kids were glued to Ryan’s speech. They laughed at the music playlist jokes.


1,097 posted on 08/29/2012 8:46:04 PM PDT by Jane Long (Soli Deo Gloria!)
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To: MNJohnnie

“Romney has the trait of all successful leaders. Build a good team around you. The better Ryan does the better he looks.”

You hit the nail on the head and that why Mitt has been successful in business.


1,098 posted on 08/29/2012 8:46:43 PM PDT by Parley Baer
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To: Christie at the beach

Governor, is that you? Get the hell off the beach!


1,099 posted on 08/29/2012 8:46:55 PM PDT by Miss Didi ("After all...tomorrow is another day." Scarlett O'Hara, Gone with the Wind)
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To: preamble

Palin did hit Obama hard with her speech but, it was big on insults with little on substance. I like Sarah a lot, but her speech in 2008 wasn’t as intelligent or genuine as Ryan’s speech tonight, and Ryan comes across as a little more serious. Whats the word we all love to hate? Gravitas.
I know Sarah is a rockstar in this place but that’s my opinion. *runs for cover*


1,100 posted on 08/29/2012 8:46:55 PM PDT by snarkytart
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