Wondering who won the night at the 2012 VP debate? It depends on whom you ask. From my seat, Joe Biden won hands down. Congressman Ryan discovered all his vague pseudo-wonkery falls apart when he’s pressed to provide details or show us his math. He couldn’t do it, because then he would have to tell … Continue Reading →
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Vice President Joe Biden channeled Raging Biden, but Rep. Paul Ryan held up, holding serve for Romney’s initial debate lead. Starting from foreign policy, leading to the economy, and on to Medicare/Medicaid, we seem to learn more about policy from the people who actually won’t be president. The vice presidential session felt like a real … Continue Reading →
What’s the unemployment rate? According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, it’s 7.8% and looking better by all accounts.
Paul Ryan can’t be bothered to divulge the details of how he can cut everybody’s taxes, yet not severely cut social programs, including Medicare, to make the numbers work without exploding the deficit.
If Mitt Romney embodies the optimism of America’s entrepreneurial class, then blue-eyed, 42-year old Paul Ryan is his public policy reflection – a pol with a Reagan & Kemp resume who wants to find solutions. “Together we can do this,” said Ryan over and over Wednesday night from the Tampa convention podium. This is the … Continue Reading →
Paul Ryan likes to paint himself as the living embodiment of the “come up from nothing” American Dream. On the campaign trail he talks about the couple of low-paying jobs he had as a youth. But here’s what Paul Ryan doesn’t tell you about his path to success: And yet Ryan, 42, was born into … Continue Reading →
Paul Ryan is either completely incompetent or a shameless liar. Last week Congressman Ryan blamed President Obama for a GM plant closing in his home district that happened while George Bush was still president. He also lied when he claimed President Obama “promised” to keep the plant open. The facts are clear. …Obama made no … Continue Reading →
Well how about that. It seems Paul Ryan decided to vigorously support stimulus spending after all. Just look at what Congressman Ryan is saying about the value of government support in the aftermath of a recession:
It’s been less than a week and already Paul Ryan was forced to admit he repeatedly lied about making multiple requests for stimulus money. Ryan had denied doing so as recently as Wednesday, when he spoke to ABC’s Cincinnati affiliate, WCPO, in Ohio. “I never asked for stimulus,” Mitt Romney’s new running mate said. “I … Continue Reading →
Mitt Romney introduced Wisconsin Rep. Paul Ryan as “The next president of the United States” last Saturday in Norfolk, Virginia. He was right.