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Paul Ryan: Women “Hit Hardest” Under Barack Obama

SMyles Wrote: Oct 20, 2012 11:55 AM
Being self reliant doesn't mean literally living off the land. Although that's the way my parents were brought up. Even they had to to buy things, It's more a matter of a combination of resources that one secures. If you make really good money it's obviously easier to be self reliant. But the main point is that our god given individual rights to life liberty and the pursuit of happiness apply equally to all. When those individual rights are violated no matter how noble the cause it's wrong and immoral.

After watching this clip (which is a few days old, as it happens) I am absolutely convinced that no one can better articulate the shortcomings -- and failures -- of this administration’s economic policies than Republican vice presidential nominee Paul Ryan:

The poverty rate among women is at a seventeen year high. Over five million women have just left the workforce. Fewer women are working today than when he took office. And so, of the people who have gotten hit the hardest…it’s women.

This is an excellent...