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Who Is Paul Ryan?

Bill1036 Wrote: Aug 22, 2012 7:24 AM
This is Paul Ryan and I am voting for none of the above. Paul Ryan Is No Conservative Written by Jack Kenny No sooner had Mitt Romney's choice of Paul Ryan as his running mate become known than the world of punditry was abuzz with talk of "Ryanmania." Since mania is by definition an excessive or unreasonable enthusiasm, the label may be regarded as an understatement. For while the seven-term Republican congressman from Wisconsin and chairman of the House Budget Committee is not yet a household name across America, he does generate excitement within the "conservative movement," an excitement and enthusiasm that suggests the talking heads at Fox News and the warriors at The Weekly Standard have no more sense of conservative, const
Becca in TX Wrote: Aug 22, 2012 12:51 PM
Jack Kenny is a Lew Rockwell follower.
Bill110 Wrote: Aug 22, 2012 8:00 AM
Ryan, like most politicians, is a pragmatist. He's conservative in talk and moderate in action. The best thing that can be said about Ryan is, "compared to the rest of his colleagues, he's a saint".
I wanted to like Paul Ryan.

Before he was nationally known, Rep. Ryan visited me at ABC, and we went to lunch. He was terrific. He was a rare politician, one who actually cared about America's coming debt crisis and the unfairness of entitlements. He even talked about F.A. Hayek's "The Road to Serfdom"! If only more politicians thought that way.

But then the housing bubble burst. Ryan voted for TARP. Then he voted for the auto bailout. Who is this guy? I thought he believed in markets!

At Fox, when I got my own TV show, I asked him about...