Paul Ryan: The American people have one last chance

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  1. Stephanie
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    wake up people

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    On Fox & Friends this morning, House Budget Committee chairman, bigtime Romney surrogate, and all-around fiscal guru Paul Ryan had what I thought was a very reasoned view on Thursday’s Supreme Court ruling on ObamaCare (emphasis mine):

    “Absolutely,” said Ryan. “There are 21 taxes in this bill, 12 of which hit people making less than $250,000 per year. That in and of itself is a violation of the President’s promise not to tax people making less than $250,000.”

    Ryan said that the way the President and Congressional Democrats sold this bill has been proven false by the Supreme Court ruling. “I agree with the dissenting opinion that they rewrote this law calling it a tax,” said Ryan.

    For one reason or another, I’m sure many of us will be bristling with Chief Justice Robert’s mandate-permitting opinion on ObamaCare for some time to come, but everybody’s been discussing at least one key takeaway from his decision that I thought very profound:


    At the end of the day, it is absolutely true that we did this to ourselves. As the years have worn on, we’ve consistently demonstrated a prevailing penchant for electing people into office who do little to safeguard our personal freedom and responsibility. Instead, we reward politicians for signing more ‘free’ stuff into law and sending home as much pork as possible. If we don’t stop living in our little bubbles of willful ignorance and summon the political will to reverse the bacchanalian frenzy of entitlement spending and big government, America’s best days really are behind us — and it’ll be nobody’s fault but our own.


    read it all here..
    Paul Ryan: The American people have one last chance « Hot Air
     
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    Yeah,... I stopped reading after that.
     
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    lol, i stopped reading at Fox
     
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    I do agree with you, Stephanie. It is so easy to spend and tax instead of looking for solutions to cut our costs of medicine as we have now. Grand malpractice verdicts and illegal immigration has spiraled our uninsured costs of medicine and we are not targeting these issues at all.

    Taxing the the middle class and counting on those who are subject to higher premium costs during times of economic crisis is not the way to go.
     
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    Head up your ass is a good look for you...just sayin'~
     
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    It's not only the Last chance, It's the Best chance, and would be the Best Route to the Goal. The Bill being Struck Down by the Courts would have just inflamed a Debate for Years and done Nothing to fix the Problem, A defeat of Obama and the Republicans and Then The Repeal and Replacement of Obama care, That is the Route to go.
     
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    DontBeStupid Look it up!

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    This from the guy who thinks in order to save Medicare we need to completely get rid of Medicare.

    I would love to know what he thinks the 12 taxes are.
     
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    Ryan should start by telling us how he proposes to pay for the zillion dollar Medicare part D he voted for when Bush was president,

    the same year they cut the taxes that would have paid for it.
     
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