We wonder if he’ll deny he ever advocated decentralizing the concentration of wealth, now that he’s on the campaign trail? Oh, well, he can always say he saw the light… in a mere four short months (he’s such an impetuous lad!).
Meanwhile, since when did his Social Security plan call for “no benefit cuts”?
But our favorite part is how Ryan practically calls George W. Bush a liberal! That right there should tell you just how far to the fringe-right Ryan stands — and how removed he is from reality. (more…)
“Ryan Called For Clinton To Resign Over The Lewinsky Scandal. According to the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, ‘[Jack] Kemp, in a phone interview from Janesville, said any consideration of impeachment should be done carefully and in a bipartisan manner. “I’m not shouting for resignation or anything like that,” said Kemp, who came to Wisconsin to stump for Paul Ryan, the Republican candidate in the 1st District covering the southeast corner of the state. As a part of the Republican ticket headed by Bob Dole that lost to Clinton and Al Gore in ’96, it would be “unseemly” (more…)
Claims to fame: 18-year congressman from New York; Secretary of Housing and Urban Development under Bush I; running mate to failed presidential candidate Bob Dole; founder, ultra-right org Empower America (now FreedomWorks); divorcé
Why he’s here: You’ll hear a lot about Kemp’s marriage, four children, and 14 grandchildren — but you seldom hear anything about his first wife.
Suggested Bible reading for Mr. Kemp:
Therefore shall a man leave his father and his mother, and shall cleave unto his wife: and they shall be one flesh.
— Genesis 2:24