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Paul Ryan Left Red-Faced After Obama Sweeps His Home State Of Wisconsinů
Daily Mail (UK) ^ | November 07, 2012

Posted on 11/07/2012 12:18:46 AM PST by Steelfish

Paul Ryan Left Red-Faced After Obama Sweeps His Home State Of Wisconsin…As Democrats Ride To Victory In Joe Biden’s Delaware

7 November 2012

Mitt Romney's vice presidential pick Paul Ryan in the end failed to help his running mate win the White House, and to add insult to injury, the rising star of the Republican Party was left embarrassed after losing his home state of Wisconsin.

However, the congressman's night was not a complete loss as he easily won re-election to the U.S. House seat he has held since 1998 and received a ringing endorsement from his running mate.

In his concession speech early Wednesday morning, Romney lavished praised on his would-be vice president for all he has done for their campaign.

(Excerpt) Read more at dailymail.co.uk ...


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1 posted on 11/07/2012 12:18:53 AM PST by Steelfish
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To: Steelfish

No one will ever convince me that this election wasn’t won by fraud.


2 posted on 11/07/2012 12:20:31 AM PST by Catsrus (WANT)
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To: Steelfish

What did Ryan do for the campaign? He didn’t even bring his own state! He bombed in his one debate and killed Mitt’s momentum from the first prez debate.

Rubio would have delivered FL and maybe Portman Ohio. Fat Christie wouldn’t have hugged Obama if he was the Veep.

So Ryan turned out to be the worst possible choice. His economic vision is not one shared by the majority of our freeloading voters


3 posted on 11/07/2012 12:22:03 AM PST by over3Owithabrain
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To: Steelfish

Rubio. We need Latinos and women votes. Huge gaps there.

Glad Ryan Stays around.

Christie is fat and women vote looks. He’s abrasive and northeast votes Dem anyway. Why pick him? He also helped Obama appear non-partisan the last week of this election.


4 posted on 11/07/2012 12:23:06 AM PST by TigerClaws
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To: Catsrus

Fraud and voter stupidity.


5 posted on 11/07/2012 12:25:45 AM PST by fatnotlazy
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To: Steelfish

The poor fool thinks the reported results reflect the actual votes.

Sad really.


6 posted on 11/07/2012 12:28:03 AM PST by null and void (Day 1386 of the Obama hostage crisis - Barack Hussein Obama an enemy BOTH foreign AND domestic)
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To: over3Owithabrain

“So Ryan turned out to be the worst possible choice. His economic vision is not one shared by the majority of our freeloading voters”

Also he was a congressman and never won statewide office.


7 posted on 11/07/2012 12:28:59 AM PST by ari-freedom
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To: over3Owithabrain
What did Ryan do for the campaign? He didn’t even bring his own state! He bombed in his one debate and killed Mitt’s momentum from the first prez debate.

Reminds me of Gore. For Gore it was worse - had Gore been able to win his home state, he would have had the election in 2000.

Don't worry though, the GOP is drooling at the chance to run Jeb Bush for President in 2016.
8 posted on 11/07/2012 12:29:45 AM PST by af_vet_rr
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To: Catsrus
‘’Romney is electable.’’

Same fraud as 4 years before...

‘’McCain is electable.’’

Then again, I have to admit, at the time, when the race, after rolling through liberal state after liberal state, and open primary after open primary, when it boiled down to a bunch of liberals, it did even cause me to say that the field actually made McCain look appealing.

And so we gathered around our RINO Trojan horse, berated any conservative as being an ‘Obama voter’ who spoke out against the liberal candidate, and said to vote for evil, err, the lessor of two evils, to ‘get Obama out.’ And we tried to convince ourselves that Romney's bizarre pick which might calm a few fiscal hawks who'd probably end up voting for Romney anyway was ‘a game changer’ that would put Wisconsin in as a swing state.

And then we watched a billion dollars go down the drain. Admittedly, this is only 6 hours of debt from the Obama administration, and only counts the money spent by the campaigns, not the hundreds of millions spent by taxpayers to support Obama’s parties.

All to see a great contest of a liberal against a liberal. But it made for some surreal moments.. ‘I'm against Romney because he hates gays.’ ‘Romney's going to destroy ObamaCare!’ Or the real whopper, ‘Romney's going to nominate conservative Supreme Court justices!’

Little enthusiasm from conservatives, not a little bit of Mormon factor, and judicious use of class warfare doomed the campaign. Remember kids, only Democrats are allowed to be rich, as they lavish tons of taxpayer money on failed agendas, vs conservatives who pony up their own bucks only to be told that they're cold, heartless, and are the entire problem.

Mission accomplished, Governor Romney. Pocket your 2.4 million dollars from campaign funds and then drain more from the suckers who are going to pay to hear you tell them how America got it wrong.

9 posted on 11/07/2012 12:31:59 AM PST by kingu (Everything starts with slashing the size and scope of the federal government.)
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To: Catsrus
It was lost over The Affordable Care Act. Once they have it you will never get rid of the program.
10 posted on 11/07/2012 12:36:00 AM PST by Domangart
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To: over3Owithabrain

He didn’t bring in Wisconsin, but was anyone really expecting it. Had Wisconsin gone Romney surely Florida, Ohio, Virginia, etc. would too, and we wouldn’t need Wisconsin.

What Ryan was meant to do was sooth actual conservatives. We didn’t gave a choice, though. And if unelecting Obama wasn’t enough to bring us out, nothing was.


11 posted on 11/07/2012 12:37:32 AM PST by Tublecane
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To: Steelfish

Face it people — the US is now a third-world country. We had in depth voter fraud which the Republics won’t touch and more of the takers than the makers as a result of AT LEAST 50 years of “progressive” indoctrination so this election doesn’t actually surprise me.

I just wish — through my tears - that THE USA that existed once in the distant past — actually existed now, because I’d be packing my family’s bags to immigrate to that great country.

Unfortunately, there is NO other place and we’re stuck....


12 posted on 11/07/2012 12:38:06 AM PST by wayne_shrugged
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To: Steelfish

Face it people — the US is now a third-world country. We had in depth voter fraud which the Republics won’t touch and more of the takers than the makers as a result of AT LEAST 50 years of “progressive” indoctrination so this election doesn’t actually surprise me.

I just wish — through my tears - that THE USA that existed once in the distant past — actually existed now, because I’d be packing my family’s bags to immigrate to that great country.

Unfortunately, there is NO other place and we’re stuck....


13 posted on 11/07/2012 12:38:20 AM PST by wayne_shrugged
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To: kingu

I think the same people behind McCain’s campaign must have led Mitt wrong. He didn’t hit back at Obama on so many levels, thinking a positive campaign was going to do the trick. Be the nice guy, blah,blah, blah. That worked so well for McCain as well.

I don’t know what happened in this election, but I have a feeling that it wasn’t an honest one. Not that it matters now. Well, the idiots voted and won - so, let them have the crow to eat when things go worse for this country.

That is the only thing that gives me some consolation. I feel like ice water has been thrown over me. This doesn’t feel right and we can blame this one and that one - I just don’t know what to think. Its unreal!


14 posted on 11/07/2012 12:38:49 AM PST by Catsrus (WANT)
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To: kingu

“And so we gathered around our RINO Trojan horse, berated any conservative as being an ‘Obama voter’ who spoke out against the liberal candidate, and said to vote for evil, err, the lessor of two evils, to ‘get Obama out.’”

Only after the primary. We were very anti-Romney back then and those reasons were still valid but you go with what you have.


15 posted on 11/07/2012 12:41:19 AM PST by ari-freedom
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To: kingu

It IS fraud on massive scale to purpose. Vote fraud.


16 posted on 11/07/2012 12:41:29 AM PST by noodler (!)
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To: Steelfish

Ryan wasn’t brought on to Wisconsin, although I am sure they hoped it might put Wisconsin in play. He was brought on to build an economic ideas team. Unfortunately, it didn’t work. He needs to become the face of the house next year..not Boehner.

I agree, in retrospect, he needed to get Rubio. At the time, I wanted Rubio to stay in the senate and be part of the new majority. Now it hardly matters with minority status.


17 posted on 11/07/2012 12:41:29 AM PST by ilgipper (Obama supporters are comprised of the uninformed & the ill-informed)
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To: Catsrus

Nothing connects for me in this election. I guess I am stupid for thinking this way.


18 posted on 11/07/2012 12:41:52 AM PST by oyez (ex-GOP)
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To: Steelfish

Everyone now wants to blame the guys at the head of the ticket, Romney/Ryan, when in reality, these two men are good and honorable men who believe in this country. Instead, we should look to our fellow Americans who voted overwhelmingly for Obama and the Democrats.

We officially have become a country of dependent, European, statist leaches.

End of story.


19 posted on 11/07/2012 12:43:45 AM PST by wayne_shrugged
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To: Catsrus

bump


20 posted on 11/07/2012 12:45:14 AM PST by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: All

Corruption, fraud and most of all evil.

I’ve woke up every morning since 2009 and told my wife that I’m filled with dread. Why? Because I can feel an evil entity within our land and within even our own children.

The generation we raised speaks of porn like they are ordering a sandwich.

My kids grew up in Alaska and Montana without TV. Just books and a few video games.

I’m lost now on what path creates decency. We’re overwhelmed today with smut and lies.


21 posted on 11/07/2012 12:46:22 AM PST by liberty or death
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To: over3Owithabrain

How many home states did Mitt Romney bring? 1/3? 1 the GOP would win with a ham sandwich


22 posted on 11/07/2012 12:46:40 AM PST by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: Catsrus

“I think the same people behind McCain’s campaign must have led Mitt wrong. He didn’t hit back at Obama on so many levels, thinking a positive campaign was going to do the trick. Be the nice guy, blah,blah, blah. That worked so well for McCain as well.”

Mitt was in trouble until the first debate but you can’t just put everything on one debate. I remember Newt vs Mitt. Oh Newt would be so amazing for debates. He wins SC after a great debate. For the next debate, there was no audience and Newt fell flat. He complained and the MSM gave him the audience that he asked for...except that it was stacked with RNC establishment types who cheered for Romney. Goodbye Newt.

Well, they did the same trick with Romney. They adjusted the format so that Obama would have a comeback.


23 posted on 11/07/2012 12:47:39 AM PST by ari-freedom
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To: wayne_shrugged

BUMP


24 posted on 11/07/2012 12:50:02 AM PST by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: Catsrus
Bush never hit back when the Dummycrats and MSM hit him. He just let the lies pile up. I blame Rove for that.

All these GOP consultants should be fired. They fight like girls. Obama was target rich.

Just now on Fox, Jon Fund did not rebuke a Dummycrat who blamed Bush for the unemployment. She claimed that Obama didn't have enough time to solve the unemployment. It was Obama’s damn stimulus that grew the public sector and not the private sector. This is what is strangling the economy. How effing hard is that to explain. Our pundits and the GOP consultants should all be fired. They are absolutely useless!

25 posted on 11/07/2012 12:53:18 AM PST by Chgogal (Obama helped murder US Navy SEALs.)
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To: Steelfish

The republican is red faced, but when Gore lost tennessee no one mentioned it..


26 posted on 11/07/2012 12:58:49 AM PST by goat granny
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To: af_vet_rr
Don't worry though, the GOP is drooling at the chance to run Jeb Bush for President in 2016.

With a financial crash guaranteed before then, Jeb is now a mortal lock to win the nomination and probably also the election in 2016, with Rubio as his VP. That won't fix the damage, but the Democrats have no bench and their likely nominee will be someone like Evan Bayh, who isn't going to bring the leeches out in droves like Obama did.

27 posted on 11/07/2012 1:06:16 AM PST by Mr. Jeeves (CTRL-GALT-DELETE)
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To: GeronL

I am against EATING OUR OWN — Mitt Romneny wasn’t my first choice — Herman Cain was — but Mitt Romney is a very good man — Mormon or not — who cares! — his values are the same as a good, upright, spiritual, moral person.

Paul Ryan couldn’t have been better — he’s the loveable, school dork who knows all the details of finance but someone you can trust.

Who opposed them? America’s first, beleageured Black American President and a Turrette’s Syndrome Vice-President Joseph Biden.

They won. Four more years...

My fellow Americans, unfortunately, are


28 posted on 11/07/2012 1:08:07 AM PST by wayne_shrugged
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To: GeronL

I am against EATING OUR OWN — Mitt Romneny wasn’t my first choice — Herman Cain was — but Mitt Romney is a very good man — Mormon or not — who cares! — his values are the same as a good, upright, spiritual, moral person.

Paul Ryan couldn’t have been better — he’s the loveable, school dork who knows all the details of finance but someone you can trust.

Who opposed them? America’s first, beleageured Black American President and a Turrette’s Syndrome Vice-President Joseph Biden.

They won. Four more years...

My fellow Americans, unfortunately, are


29 posted on 11/07/2012 1:10:01 AM PST by wayne_shrugged
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To: All

I don’t think it matter who ran against Obama.

If Obama’s supporters could not (or would not) see what a horrible President he has been, because they are too freaking stupid to even pay attention, they won’t notice who the GOP is running and will believe all the lies the left throws out there about them.


30 posted on 11/07/2012 1:15:26 AM PST by FUBO
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To: Catsrus

So true, Romney crowds reflect that, God protect Israel, He has judged us, it’s not good! I think Obama hasn’t visited Israel for a reason, he is the deceiver, lord of lies!


31 posted on 11/07/2012 1:15:35 AM PST by IslamE (epiphany)
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To: liberty or death

Ariel Sharon is Methuselah, once he dies, it’s judgment, once it was water, this time, it’s fire.


32 posted on 11/07/2012 1:23:00 AM PST by IslamE (epiphany)
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To: Mr. Jeeves

There is no 2016, judgment is upon us, Obama hasn’t been to Israel for a reason, once Ariel Sharon passes, God help us all!


33 posted on 11/07/2012 1:25:55 AM PST by IslamE (epiphany)
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To: Steelfish

Time to “Go Galt”.


34 posted on 11/07/2012 1:28:01 AM PST by PR1776
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To: wayne_shrugged

Here, Here. Agreed. I am proud of both of them and of my vote for them. Not proud of fellow Michiganianians. Let Detroit Go Bankrupt op-ed did not help Romney in rust belt states at all. I knew at the time Romney wrote it that it would come back to haunt him.


35 posted on 11/07/2012 1:28:39 AM PST by tartar1000
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To: ari-freedom

>>>>”They adjusted the format so that Obama would have a comeback.”

Which leads me to a question I’ve always wanted to ask:

Why does the GOP accept the formats and moderator choices from the Debate Commission? What would happen if they just said “no”, or if they insisted on a moderator like, e.g., Brit Hume or Bret Baier?


36 posted on 11/07/2012 1:32:17 AM PST by GoodDay
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To: liberty or death

I may post this in a new thread as well as here, but before anyone trashes Paul Ryan, I recommend listening to these two interviews from a year ago with Peter Robinson on the Internet show “Uncommon Knowledge.” I think Ryan is quite impressive.

1. http://www.hoover.org/multimedia/uncommon-knowledge/126536

2. http://www.hoover.org/multimedia/uncommon-knowledge/94796


37 posted on 11/07/2012 1:38:31 AM PST by GoodDay
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To: Chgogal

>>>>She claimed that Obama didn’t have enough time to solve the unemployment.

That’s a very common statement amongst Obama supporters when confronted with unemployment stats. Of course, if you were ask that person if she’s confident in her knowledge of economics, she’d either have to lie or say “Well, uh, actually, I don’t know anything about economics.”

Her statement was simply a MEME, repeated from someone who simply doesn’t want to think.

It’s not new, by the way. Even into his 3rd term as President, FDR continued to blame Hoover and his policies for the fact that the US was still in a depression (”I need more time!”). I’ve found that the meme is bullet-proof against facts and logic: I tell them that unemployment under Bush averaged about 5.5% over his two terms and that unemployment under Obama has so far averaged over 9% (we had two months, I believe in which the stats peaked 10%). I tell them that Reagan inherited a worse economy from the debacle of Nixon-Ford-Carter, with high unemployment AND high interest rates AND high inflation AND a gasoline shortage AND a hostage crisis AND the usual threats from the Soviet Union. Risking unpopularity, he untangled all of it, and created tens of millions of new jobs by the time he left office. I tell them that the explosion of the personal computer industry came about because of all the investment and R&D that was made possible (and profitable) earlier during Reagan’s tenure.

It falls on deaf ears.

You can speak to an economics student like that (if he’s a graduate student), but the ordinary working Man In The Proverbial Street? Forget it. Frankly, I’m unsure what kind of argument to make to such a person at this point.


38 posted on 11/07/2012 1:52:48 AM PST by GoodDay
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To: GoodDay
Obama always referred to the Bush years. This left an opening for Romney and the GOP consultants to say, no way Obama....we are talking about the Reagan years, high growth, low unemployment, a decrease in marginal tax rates and an increase in defense spending. You Obama have done the opposite of Reagan. You grew Washington DC but let the rest of the country wallow in a recession that is now going on for four years. The Romney/Reagan economic policy will bring a new morning to America. You have only brought a Carter like misery to America.
39 posted on 11/07/2012 2:20:59 AM PST by Chgogal (Obama helped murder US Navy SEALs.)
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To: GoodDay

They accept it because the Commission on Presidential Debates is jointly owned and run by the Republican and Democrat parties.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Commission_on_Presidential_Debates


40 posted on 11/07/2012 2:40:50 AM PST by JustPlainDave
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To: wayne_shrugged; SkyDancer
Thank you!

I am proud of the way Ryan performed. I am also stunned at the result in Wisconsin.

I voted in a heavily democrat part of the state last night, and the line for voting was shorter than I had ever seen for a presidential election.

Ryan looked more vice presidential in the debate with Joe Biteme. He's a smart man who brought much to this ticket. He's also honorable and intelligent.

We have a less informed electorate and a media that is not doing its job. This will come to haunt this country of ours; on second thought it's already begun.

41 posted on 11/07/2012 3:22:08 AM PST by Northern Yankee (Where Liberty dwells, there is my Country. - Benjamin Franklin)
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To: Chgogal

She claimed that Obama didn’t have enough time to solve the unemployment. “”

There will be new layoffs of over 500,000 in the next 7 weeks.

Lockheed alone will be laying off over 123,000.

From the biggest to the smallest companies, more unemployed will be filing for benefits....particularly over Obamacare. It is an expense that businesses cannot afford.


42 posted on 11/07/2012 4:23:53 AM PST by ridesthemiles
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To: Chgogal

She claimed that Obama didn’t have enough time to solve the unemployment. “”

There will be new layoffs of over 500,000 in the next 7 weeks.

Lockheed alone will be laying off over 123,000.

From the biggest to the smallest companies, more unemployed will be filing for benefits....particularly over Obamacare. It is an expense that businesses cannot afford.


43 posted on 11/07/2012 4:24:45 AM PST by ridesthemiles
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To: ridesthemiles

Bush’s fault. And you would have thought that Virginia would have gone Romney and Allen. The Dummycrats deserve what they get. They will get absolutely no pity from me. NONE!


44 posted on 11/07/2012 4:31:05 AM PST by Chgogal (Obama helped murder US Navy SEALs.)
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To: Steelfish

Well I just thank the lord that Paul Ryan’s Gubermint checks will still be coming. Thanks GOP for putting up 2 losers who refused to fight the real battle....whadda a couple of RINO creeps!


45 posted on 11/07/2012 6:52:11 AM PST by iopscusa (El Vaquero. (SC Lowcountry Cowboy))
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To: wayne_shrugged

Romney would have been a much better leader than the punk who wants perks.


46 posted on 11/07/2012 7:37:54 AM PST by virgil
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