Obama, Feb. 13, 2008: "And I believe that if our government is there to support you, and give you the assistance you need to re-tool and make this transition, that this plant will be here for another hundred years. The question is not whether a clean energy economy is in our future, it’s where it will thrive. I want it to thrive …" That's what candidate Obama actually said. Will you kindly take back your lie? Ryan has walked his lie back after a fire storm of criticism. Ryan now has the reputation as a liar. We expect politicians to obfuscate,exaggerate, dissemble, etc; however, we don't expect a bald faced lie. Doesn't he know that fact checkers are everywhere?