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Paul Ryan's Old-Fashioned American Vision

hiJackBailey Wrote: Aug 12, 2012 9:10 PM
and it's transparent and fair. the fairtax plan will make America great again.

When you think of Republican congressman Paul Ryan, terms like earnest, serious, and important come to mind. So does the term old-fashioned. Ryan comes from an old-fashioned place, the blue-collar town of Janesville, Wisconsin. He cherishes the old-fashioned values of a faithful family man. He even looks old-fashioned, with his white shirts and striped ties. And he uses old-fashioned argument skills, persuasively weaving big-picture themes with the numbers that back them up.

[Editor's note: This column orginally ran on December 23, 2011] 

And Ryan has old-fashioned goals,...