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Paul Ryan: Don't want Obama reelected? 'Then don't vote for Ron Paul'

The Hill: Don't want Obama Reelected? Then don't vote for Ron Paul.

Paul Ryan argued Monday that a vote for a third-party candidate would likely help President Obama win reelection.

Ryan was asked why voters should not vote for Ron Paul. The Republican vice presidential candidate responded that a vote for Paul, who ran for the 2012 GOP nomination, would effectively split the vote in a way that helps Obama.

"Do you want Barack Obama to be reelected? Then don't vote for Ron Paul," Ryan said during a campaign speech in Lima, Ohio, on Monday.


Politico: Paul Ryan pitches the Ron Paul vote

During a campaign event in Lima, Ohio Monday, Paul Ryan made his pitch to voters who supported Ron Paul during the Republican presidential primary, saying if they don't want a second-term Obama presidency they should back the Republican presidential ticket, not vote for Paul or third-party candidates.


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Good Luck with that, Bailout Boy.

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Nice inclusive people these republicans,...not!

"How low will I go to get elected VP" by Paul Ryan.

If Romney was not sufficient reason to not vote for Romney, then Paul Ryan is.

Paul Ryan is a douchebag.

Paul Ryan is a douchebag.

Sorry Paul ryan - It's too late. AND you just don't get it...

Ryan voted FOR the banker bailout in 2008.

He supported the war in Iraq.

He supports continued U.S. foreign aid.

Ryan talks big but that's about it. He's a big-government, perpetual war, democrat-lite candidate.

Any REAL Ron Paul supporter could not vote for Romney/Ryan. How could we?

We follow a PRINCIPLED man - not PARTY HACK POLITICIANS like Romney and Ryan are.

"We have allowed our nation to be over-taxed, over-regulated, and overrun by bureaucrats. The founders would be ashamed of us for what we are putting up with."
-Ron Paul

These People Treat Ron Paul Supporters

like garbage and still expect the vote for the lesser of two evils tactic to work. I hope every liberty minded person that was at that speech saw right through this charade and NEVER votes for the lesser of two evils again. What would Romney campaign on if he was forced to not be able to use Obama's name? I hope people that have been awakened to the real problems this country faces because of Dr Paul continue to stick to their convictions and not give in to the pressure of voting for one of these horrible candidates.

Ryan, Romney and, generally, Republicans continue to fail to

realize that a bunch of folks, regardless of political, party affiliations, did not support the Romney "ticket", nor the Obomba/Soetoro "ticket", during the lying, dirty trick preliminary rounds, and, certainly, of Paul supporters, nothing can be done by either of the mainstream parties, or their leaderships, to cause for Paul supporters to forsake the Constitution and the Bill Of Rights for a cause that is the exact opposite. Can persons who would demand such from others really be so incredibly stupid? Or, are they just plain scared about what the future has in store for all who have contributed towards the unConstitutional governance of the USA? Afterall, the record is publicly established.

One cannot expect for traitors, thieves, murderers, sycophants and tyrants to cast themselves out. As they see it, their only way out is to get in deeper, holding ownership of the controls. However, it's a matter of time, sooner than later, when a fantastic, horrific event will cause for enough citizens to register a full accounting of the who, what, when, where, how and why an unConstitutional, federal government had become assembled. Such an accounting could even become known as the "planks purged" of the Liberty Party, or the Patriot Party, or, perhaps even, the Paul Party. Perhaps.

To people/Republicans who say "anyone but Obama"

How's Hitler sound? Be a team player and HEIL already! #ObligatoryNaziComment


"The world has never known more oppressive governments or bigger governments than those which profess the cult of liberty." - Donald Sanborn

Anyone but "Romney or Obama"

That's the lesser of two evils.


"The world has never known more oppressive governments or bigger governments than those which profess the cult of liberty." - Donald Sanborn

Ryan misses the point...

...which is: if the choice is between Romney and Obama, we don't care which one wins per se. However, as a matter of strategy, many of us prefer that the blue-team fascist gets reelected over the red-team fascist, because that gives us a chance to run another liberty candidate in the GOP in 2016 rather than 2020.

"Alas! I believe in the virtue of birds. And it only takes a feather for me to die laughing."

Ryan isn't worried about losing an election ...

The whole crooked establishment is worried about their dying illusion.

Where have I heard this before?

Just one more “vote for me because I’m not him” line. That’s very old and tiresome rhetoric.

If I dont want the signer of oboma care reelected

I am to elect the one who wrote the bill?

Furthermore the man who wrote the bill, is only running against the man who signed the bill because of massive, obvious voter fraud in iowa and maine.

So my choice is a lazy incompetent president (obama) or a hard working incompetent president (romney).

Honestly if I was not going to vote third party or write someone in (I have yet to decide), I would say that at the very least because obama will be out in four years or face massive repercussions, will continue drawing people to the freedom movement, and will likely have a republican congress and senate, I would probably vote for obama as the lesser of two evils.

So do you republicans want to continue to tell me to vote for the lesser of two evils?

It fills me with hope when I

It fills me with hope when I pretty much posted(shortened version) "You slapped us in the face, don't expect us to vote for you", and get a bunch of 'HELL YEAH!' responses.

first you must provide the

first you must provide the public someone worth voting for.

Gopcynic: Don't want Obama reelected?

Don't commit crimes in the primaries and at the convention.

Liberty movement, want to get treated like this again? Then ...

Vote for Mittens Romney. That's right boys and girls, if you want to be treated like we were treated in this election again in 2016, then all you have to do is vote for Mittens Romney.

The message will be that they can treat us like dirt and hell we will forgive them and vote for their boy. If you want to be taken serious in the future, you better hold the line and vote against this traitor. That's right, he is a traitor to the liberty movement and what it stands for.

We must hold the line on this one or we will never be taken serious in the future.

We wanted a Savior

and Ryan tells us to accept Barabbas instead.

Conscience does not exist if not exercised

"No matter how cynical you get, it's impossible to keep up!
---Lily Tomlin

Before making any more stupid statements...

...perhaps Mr. Ryan should consider what has transpired. Possibly then he might begin to understand what his chances are of getting our vote. Without boring anyone by going through the littany of offenses committed upon the Ron Paul Revolution by the republican establishment, let us consider saying this... Mr. Ryan, You and your wing of "the party" took it upon yourselves to deprive the party membership of the benefit of hearing all the voices. Of considering all the positions. Of determining for themselves the better options. You decided it would be far more expedient to cheat your way to the nomination. However, not being satisfied with simply acquiring the nomination, you went out of your way to remove Ron Paul and his movement from your ranks. By any and all means necessary, ethical or otherwise. You succeeded. Now you have the unmitigated gall to ask our assistance in getting you and Mr. Romney elected to office? Sir... have you lost every part of your mind? Perhaps it should have occured to you that our help might be needed in accomplishing that goal BEFORE you decided to declare war on us? Unfortunately, foresight being the rare commodity that it is, there is a small fact that you and your cohorts failed to take into consideration in your headlong drive to grab it all for yourselves. THE REVOLUTION NEVER NEEDED YOU. IT IS YOU WHO HAVE ALWAYS NEEDED US. Only now, when it is too late, do you finally understand. From your front row seat in the dust bin of history, please enjoy your view of the second Obama administration and all the things it will perpetrate upon America which we could have prevented by simply working together. It isn't as though we didn't offer you that opportunity, is it?

It's retarded. The question

It's retarded. The question was, 'Why should we vote for you instead of third party?'

It was not about voting Ron Paul in the general. *sigh*

Consider the outcome

If Obama wins, what's the chance our Constitution will be eliminated or changed. That could end all chance of third parties, the Liberty movement would be put on hold or crushed. Bottom line is we can't allow Obama to put forth his real agenda's in a 2nd term where he has nothing to lose.

Romney has the same agenda as

Romney has the same agenda as Obama, so imagine him with a mandate(beating a sitting President) and momentum.

Ventura 2012


No chance in hell you're going to convince any real supporter of Liberty that way.

This is a game set up to coax us into voting for the next guy who will further the destruction of this country at an even greater breakneck speed.

I personally don't play into your games. Romney is the next beast and at this time, it looks like the repubes will have control of both houses and the presidency IF he gets in office and the possibility of 8 years...

So my bet is Obama will spark what is inevitable for this country in his next term or Romney will do it in his term.

In the face of the inevitable we will win...all of the military of the world won't be able to squash this nation once it has awakened fully.

If I were the elite.. I'd be looking for a new home. Their arrogance won't allow them too but that plays right into our hands.

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Those who make peaceful revolution impossible will make violent revolution, inevitable.

Stuck-up arrogant comment if you ask me.

Sounds like he's lecturing to a class of sore-losers.

Ryan---you're the loser.


I am soo tempted.

I'm tempted to write an article or a post or something that PROPERLY ATTEMPTS to convince would-be Paul supporters why supporting Romney is right, with serious, non-demeaning, considerate apologies and acknowledgements, arguing with solid reasoning the base ideological differences and historical reasons to support the GOP nominee. I'd do this for entertainment value and enrichment since I'm not gonna vote for Romney myself anyway.

I think the entire situation of even addressing us in this way, first from Schlicter, then Beck's belittling, then Paul Ryan's aimless blathering is actually harmful because they can't even begin to come to making an intellectual argument to us before the spittle comes flying out.

The part of this story I'm interested in is...

finding out who asked that question to Paul Ryan, because I'd like to buy him or her a drink.

Second, I want to see video of this and the look on P. Ryan's face.

Edit: Until now, I wasn't sure how I'd vote on the presidential ballot (write in RP, not vote, vote 3rd party)....but after this story and everyone's comments, I'm thinking write-in Ron Paul is the way to go.

Dream on, Mr. Ryan...

While the MSM is very effectively portraying the Republican nomination as the will of the majority, the REALITY is that the majority of Americans want Ron Paul as their President!

If I can't write in RP in my state, I'll vote for Gary Johnson!

Welcome to REALITY...the American People are on to your scams now. You can't FAKE everything forever!

Participate in America's future- Research Ron Paul- Truth will Prevail! You too, will be proud one day, to be able to say: "I was a Ron Paul supporter."

You should have listened.

We lose, you lose.

Paul > Obama > Romney

Romney was appointed to lose, so don't act surprised when he does.

Paul Ryan is a NWO Socialist.

Like I'm going to listen to him, lol.




By Write-in!

"What if the American people learn the truth" - Ron Paul


...Your conscience.

I don't think it gets any simpler than that.

Hey Archons', we are taking our planet back and there's nothing you can do about it!