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Old 01-24-2013, 05:05 PM   #6
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Am I in a time machine?

Wednesday, April 20, 2011 13:49 EST
Ryan's recent remarks brought it back up.

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Congressman Paul Ryan, the failed vice-presidential candidate and known Ayn Rand admirer, did not appreciate President Obama's inaugural speech.

He told radio host Laura Ingraham that the President willfully misrepresented his long-held belief that American society is increasingly fractured between those who work hard and contribute to society and those who, via safety-net programs, leech off the toil of others.

"No one is suggesting that what we call our earned entitlements entitlements you pay for, you know, like payroll taxes for Medicare and Social Security are ... putting you in a 'taker' category," he said on Ingraham's show yesterday.
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If you ever want to see what I mean by the arbitrariness of categories, check the situation of polarized politics. The next time a Martian visits earth, try to explain to him to why those who favor allowing capital punishment also oppose the elimination of a fetus in the mother's womb.
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