Ryan lets his inner wonk flag fly

Ryan lets his inner wonk flag fly

There are 64 comments on the CBS News story from Sep 23, 2012, titled Ryan lets his inner wonk flag fly. In it, CBS News reports that:

The phrase, common among staffers on Paul Ryan's campaign, is parlance for permitting the seven-term Wisconsin congressman to embrace his inner wonk, the side of his personality that led him to become the youngest House Budget Committee chairman in a decade as well as an intellectual force in his party.

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Tony

Broken Arrow, OK

#49 Sep 24, 2012
Makes sense wrote:
It's funny how quickly everyone fell in line.
Mitt Romney's Son
Signed 'Abortion' Clause
In Surrogate Birth Contract
9/21/2012
TMZ has learned Mitt Romney's son Tagg -- who had twins this year through a surrogate -- signed an agreement that gave the surrogate, as well as Tagg and his wife, the right to abort the fetuses in non-life threatening situations ... and Mitt Romney covered some of the expenses connected with the arrangement ... and it may boil down to an incredibly stupid mistake.
Translation: Tagg and Jen gave the surrogate the right to abort the fetuses even if her life wasn't in danger. All the surrogate has to show is "potential physical harm," which could be something like preeclampsia -- a type of high blood pressure that could damage the mother's liver, kidney or brain, but is not necessarily life-threatening.
Meanwhile, Tagg and his wife, Jen, had the right to abort the fetuses if they felt they would not be healthy.
Sources connected with Mitt Romney tell TMZ, Mitt was involved in the surrogate arrangement because he paid some of the expenses connected with the agreement. We do not know if Mitt Romney read the contract or knew the terms.
Mitt has said, "I'm in favor of abortion being legal in the case of rape and incest and the health and life of the mother." Otherwise, Romney is against abortion.
http://www.tmz.com/2012/09/20/mitt-romney-son...
Republicans do not believe in any abortion unless when it comes to them and then it is permitted.

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#50 Sep 24, 2012
Call of the inner wonk, or an other wonk.

“Happiness comes through giving”

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#51 Sep 24, 2012
Clint Eastwood wrote:
Paul Ryan is a smart guy with guts unlike the Dumbasses Obama and Biden. I think Biden is actually smarter than the Kenyan Clown Obama.
I think a cabbage is smarter than the dimwit who calls himself Clint Eastwood on Topix.

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#52 Sep 24, 2012
Curtis Lowe wrote:
He's Catholic just like John Kennedy. He has my vote.
Ryan's a liar just like Mitt Romney. Of course he has your vote.

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#53 Sep 24, 2012
Le Jimbo wrote:
<quoted text>What do you loons have against free speech. Why don't you have the balls to try and end the constitution as Obama is attempting.
What I have against free speech is that you are allowed to participate in it.

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#54 Sep 24, 2012
Gravediggers wrote:
I know it's rare, but certainly a pleasure, to have an INTELLIGENT Vice President candidate waiting in the wings.
God bless Mitt Romney for his foresight.
Romney is the perfect candidate to turn this country around. His selection of Ryan was bold, honest and if there is anything the American public needs is a capable presidential ticket to vote for.
Biden is a joke.
obama is a failure.
Are you dead?

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#55 Sep 24, 2012
RayOne wrote:
Redistribution is BHO's path to power.
Mitt needs to say it.
The more Mitt says, the more votes he loses. Bellow on, Mitt!
Outta Luck

Ames, IA

#56 Sep 24, 2012
Gravediggers wrote:
I know it's rare, but certainly a pleasure, to have an INTELLIGENT Vice President candidate waiting in the wings.
God bless Mitt Romney for his foresight.
Romney is the perfect candidate to turn this country around. His selection of Ryan was bold, honest and if there is anything the American public needs is a capable presidential ticket to vote for.
Biden is a joke.
obama is a failure.
I dare say God has no favor for the likes of Romney/Ryan. Most likely they will not be struck down by lightening, but divine wisdom definately escapes these 2, "people".

I hear the drivel, but I don't see the substance. Ryan and Romney have both said nothing that means anything. Posturing, and babbling, no actual plan, none that will work anyway.
I don't care what Mitt says, whatever it is he is saying at this moment, somewhere there is footage of him saying the exact opposite. IF Obama is truly as bad as the right says, and he is truly a commy, marxist, muslim, liberal, community organizer, hell bent on the utter destruction of Amercia whatever the cost, we deserve better then Mitt Romney.

Biden is not great, that is for sure, but Obama has done very little to permanently damage the greatest country on earth. Surely the policies of 1 lonley secret muslim, marxist can't possibly bring down the whole country? The simple fact that most Americans have a home and a job is a testament to Obama's success. Dead Bin Laden, success too. When W left people were loosing their jobs and homes at an amazing rate. Deny it if you must, but it will keep you up at nite lying to yourself that much.

I actually voted for W.(I'm a for real registered Republican,)
Jeb was my governor here in sunny FL. He is a class act. He is actually smart enough to cross party lines and lead the country in the right direction. He had (or maybe has) the balls to lead without the approval of the party, for the good of America, not the good of Republicans..who by the way are only half of America, even on a good day. The simple fact he did not throw himself into the presidental race at this time says to me the republican "Obama failed" crap is just that. Even after the often forgotten, always denied failures of W, I would vote for Jeb. I would have voted Ron Paul too, but for different reasons.
But Mitt? Ya gotta be kidding me. Total ZERO, who is good for no one, not even America's precious job creating 1%.
How can the voters on the right not ask themselves the simple question "How does a "conservative republican" become governor of Massachusettes?"
There is no way Romney is who he claims to be. If you can see the lies of Obama, how can you miss the lies of Romney?
Ryan can walk around with his wonk out all he wants. He is a second class congressman, and always will be. VP is not in his future.

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#57 Sep 24, 2012
Lawrence Wolf wrote:
<quoted text>The more Mitt says, the more votes he loses. Bellow on, Mitt!
The Slavery Conversation launched by the WH is a set up. The message is clear, if 'YOU' don't support Obama,'You' must be a Racist.
Outta Luck

Ames, IA

#58 Sep 24, 2012
RayOne wrote:
<quoted text>The Slavery Conversation launched by the WH is a set up. The message is clear, if 'YOU' don't support Obama,'You' must be a Racist.
It seems doubtful that is true.
I know you belive it, but that his little effect on the statements accuracy.
thanx for playing.

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#59 Sep 24, 2012

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#60 Sep 24, 2012
Don Joe wrote:
<quoted text>
You mean turn it around and go back to all the bush policies that caused the depression, wars, economic disaster around the world? That turn it back around?
Wow. Are you stupid and uninformed.

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#61 Sep 24, 2012
RayOne wrote:
<quoted text>The Slavery Conversation launched by the WH is a set up. The message is clear, if 'YOU' don't support Obama,'You' must be a Racist.
Not true. It's that rotten 98% of Obama detractors who give Teaboogers a bad name.

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#62 Sep 24, 2012
Eighthman wrote:
<quoted text>Wow. Are you stupid and uninformed.
You calling someone else uninformed is like Todd Akin running an abortion clinic for rape victims.

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#63 Sep 24, 2012
Ryan has no inner wonk. Ryan is an idiot.

He is known as an economic crank in his own party. He plays the part of a policy wonk but he isn't one. He is too stupid to be a policy wonk.

Hell, he keeps saying that he is an Ayn Rand follower but then says he doesn't believe in most of what Rand preached. Ryan is a pretender. Ryan is a dork.

Ryan is just another lazy bum Republiscum trying to get by with doing as little as possible while on the government teat.

“Hillary, thirty years of lying”

Since: Nov 08

Paris

#64 Sep 25, 2012
Lawrence Wolf wrote:
<quoted text>Ryan's a liar just like Mitt Romney. Of course he has your vote.
Obama offers himself up as 'eye candy' on 'THE VIEW'...

Skips meetings with foreign leaders...JUST SO PRESIDENTIAL……….if the leaders of the world just played golf.

MILBANK:'Bordered on scandalous'...

“Hillary, thirty years of lying”

Since: Nov 08

Paris

#65 Sep 25, 2012
OregonSUX wrote:
Ryan has no inner wonk. Ryan is an idiot.
He is known as an economic crank in his own party. He plays the part of a policy wonk but he isn't one. He is too stupid to be a policy wonk.
Hell, he keeps saying that he is an Ayn Rand follower but then says he doesn't believe in most of what Rand preached. Ryan is a pretender. Ryan is a dork.
Ryan is just another lazy bum Republiscum trying to get by with doing as little as possible while on the government teat.
Well so you're saying that with that in mind.......your voting for Ryan........he is so similar to Obama.

“Hillary, thirty years of lying”

Since: Nov 08

Paris

#66 Sep 25, 2012
Outta Luck wrote:
<quoted text>
I dare say God has no favor for the likes of Romney/Ryan. Most likely they will not be struck down by lightening, but divine wisdom definately escapes these 2, "people".
I hear the drivel, but I don't see the substance. Ryan and Romney have both said nothing that means anything. Posturing, and babbling, no actual plan, none that will work anyway.
I don't care what Mitt says, whatever it is he is saying at this moment, somewhere there is footage of him saying the exact opposite. IF Obama is truly as bad as the right says, and he is truly a commy, marxist, muslim, liberal, community organizer, hell bent on the utter destruction of Amercia whatever the cost, we deserve better then Mitt Romney.
Biden is not great, that is for sure, but Obama has done very little to permanently damage the greatest country on earth. Surely the policies of 1 lonley secret muslim, marxist can't possibly bring down the whole country? The simple fact that most Americans have a home and a job is a testament to Obama's success. Dead Bin Laden, success too. When W left people were loosing their jobs and homes at an amazing rate. Deny it if you must, but it will keep you up at nite lying to yourself that much.
I actually voted for W.(I'm a for real registered Republican,)
Jeb was my governor here in sunny FL. He is a class act. He is actually smart enough to cross party lines and lead the country in the right direction. He had (or maybe has) the balls to lead without the approval of the party, for the good of America, not the good of Republicans..who by the way are only half of America, even on a good day. The simple fact he did not throw himself into the presidental race at this time says to me the republican "Obama failed" crap is just that. Even after the often forgotten, always denied failures of W, I would vote for Jeb. I would have voted Ron Paul too, but for different reasons.
But Mitt? Ya gotta be kidding me. Total ZERO, who is good for no one, not even America's precious job creating 1%.
How can the voters on the right not ask themselves the simple question "How does a "conservative republican" become governor of Massachusettes?"
There is no way Romney is who he claims to be. If you can see the lies of Obama, how can you miss the lies of Romney?
Ryan can walk around with his wonk out all he wants. He is a second class congressman, and always will be. VP is not in his future.
wellllllllllll by golly, we are just going to have to convenience God he don't get to play when its your ball.

“Hillary, thirty years of lying”

Since: Nov 08

Paris

#67 Sep 25, 2012
Lawrence Wolf wrote:
<quoted text>You calling someone else uninformed is like Todd Akin running an abortion clinic for rape victims.
Obama offers himself up as 'eye candy' on 'THE VIEW'...

Skips meetings with foreign leaders...JUST SO PRESIDENTIAL……….if the leaders of the world just played golf.

MILBANK:'Bordered on scandalous'...

“Headed toward the cliff”

Since: Nov 07

Tawas City, Michigan

#68 Sep 25, 2012
".....inner wonk flag fly....."

Is that some kind of masturbation euphamism?

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