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April 17, 2014

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Paul Ryan to headline Romney campaign rally in Las Vegas

In one of his first campaign stops as Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney’s newly minted running mate, Rep. Paul Ryan will headline a rally in Las Vegas Tuesday afternoon.

Ryan is scheduled to speak just before 5 p.m. at Palo Verde High School in Las Vegas. Doors open to the public at 2 p.m.

Ryan will also use his time in Las Vegas to gather with donors at the Venetian Resort, owned by the Republican Party’s most important money man this cycle, Sheldon Adelson.

The Romney campaign announced on Saturday that Ryan would join the ticket. Since then he’s stumped in his home state of Wisconsin and in Iowa.

Ryan has been a hero in conservative circles for his far-reaching budget proposal that would cut trillions in federal spending over the next decade. That same proposal has made him a favorite punching bag for Democrats who accuse Ryan of seeking to “end Medicare.”

His plan would have replaced Medicare for those younger than 55 with a voucher-like system of helping recipients pay for private insurance coverage.

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  1. RyAYN could care less about some "rally". He's here to worship at the throne of the almighty Adelson. Could 100 million in pledged campaign funding for the Romney ticket have anything to do with it? LOL.

  2. @ressince73,

    Is correct. Ryan is only here to meet with Adelson and to find out what Adelson expects and his wants. Many People on the extreme right will not believe this reality. Then again, many should know this because of Adelson's commitment to fund the Republican campaign by donating millions of dollars from his personal wealth. Adelson is buying the Republican Presidential Campaign.

  3. Re Longtimevegan. Exactly. Adelson was in Israel at the head of the table during Mitten's visit to that country. While the Koch bros. stay in the shadows, Sheldon is right up front with his money and his agenda. Note: if you're 18 or older, and Mittens wins this election, be ready for a DRAFT NOTICE, as we go to war with Iran.

  4. I wonder if Occupy (OLV1) be there?

  5. Comment removed by moderator. Personal Attack

  6. Harry Reid should be in attendance. He may get the opportunity to see someone with ethics. I see
    by today's news reports that our President and Vice President have verbally assented to the fact that Romney and Ryan and GOOD people. Maybe they both will endorse the Republican ticket and bow out of the race.
    Possibly Harry Reid will resign his office. OK I'm dreaming a good dream but I'm not on drugs or alcohol.

  7. Do us all a favor and go back to the land of the cheese heads. Nothing against the Green Bay Packers....

  8. Well the looonies will be out in Summerlin tomorrow to watch Ryan worship Adelson and give the TEA Party sloths the speach they want to hear. There are not enough stupid Americans to vote for this rich boy who never held a job in his life and his tax dodger and war dodger bromance sloth Mitt.

  9. Yelp, you losers keep thinking Obama is your fearless leader. Stay the course and not only will Nevada be sucking wind but 49 others as well. Just think you won't be able to cash your welfare check cause that baby will bounce higher than the Stratosphere.

  10. "Adelson is buying the Republican Presidential campaign." OMG, do you want some cheese with that whine?
    Meanwhile, Barack Obama has been bought-and-paid for by George Soros (MoveOn.org), labor unions (particularly, the S.E.I.U.), environmentalists, DC lobbyists, foul-mouthed "comedian" Bill Maher ($1M), Hollywood PINHEADS and Wall Street, that contributed more money to BHO's 2008 presidential campaign than to the GOP.
    Sorry, I couldn't post a longer list of deep-pocket Barack Obama contributors but I won't live that long. LOL...

  11. Now the choice is clear! Either you want to preserve Medicare as we know it, or discard Medicare under the Ryan plan? Either eliminate the "Donut Hole" for seniors, or continue to pay higher prescription drug prices under the Ryan plan? In addition, Ryan is proposing to cut taxes for the upper income group without saying how the tax cut will be paid for! Normally a tax cut for upper income levels is paid by people making less than $40,000 per year. There is nothing in the Ryan plan to help the middle class. There is nothing in the Romney plan to help the middle class. The choice is clear! If you want higher taxes for the middle class vote for Governor Romney and Rep. Ryan. If you want seniors to paid more for health care and prescription drugs, vote or Governor Romney and Rep. Ryan. The choice is clear!

    Governor Romney firmly supports the Ryan plan. The question now for voters, do you support Governor Romney and Rep. Ryan?

    This election is the most clear election choice in the past 30 years.

  12. The choice is absolutely clear:

    Ryan "Hi Mom"

    Biden Let us be perfectly clear, when it is obvious and all the options are on the table we can plainly see that the plan put forward, in effect would do what plans do or would not do what plans do, depending on the political persuasion of the person proposing the plan and in regards to other considerations which going forward are in the best interest of everyone or are not in the best interest of everyone as can be readily demonstrated by....
    (paraphrasing, not intended to be exact quote..just a general idea)

  13. futere(ll)...

    Your boundless energies for a future past of Bush-era policies on steroids ain't playin' in Peoria, pal.
    In the infamous words of the aforementioned train-wreck of a President;
    "Fool me once, shame on you...fool me twice...well, won't git fooled agin!"
    p.s...
    I see 'Big Chris' is giving the keynote speech @ the R convention...
    While Gov' Christie is nobody's fool, he is a mean-spirited, socially inept oaf prone to calling people names like 'idiot & stupid'...
    He'll tell us 'common folk' that we need to take our medicine 'for the good of the country', and to get ready for MASSIVE CUTS to programs that are considered 'extraordinarily expendable' by the folks in the upper echelons of the well-heeled, who are in line for (unbelievably) A LARGE TAX CUT under a Rmoney/Ryan admin.