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Paul Ryan: Mission Is to Address Root Causes of Poverty, Not Only the Symptoms Comments

Ryan said he and Romney are worried about more people becoming dependent on government and not themselves, "because by promoting more dependency, by not having jobs and economic growth, people miss their potential." Continue Reading

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  1. Rob
    2 years ago

    My advice for Congressman Ryan is to look in the mirror. DC's abject failure to do anything but play politics this past three years has done nothing to advance the country or allieviate the suffering of anyone. And unless we've been asleep, he's not only an active participant, but a so called leader in DC. FAIL

  2. abey
    2 years ago

    By his words Paul Ryan echoes that "Democracy be Govt off/by & for the people" as defined by Lincoln to the rise of the nation & not People off, by & for the Govt" as is trying to be defined by the Democrats, to the fall in the order(mark) of the beast. As to the root cause of man's woes it is "Sin", Christ said it.& good to see Paul following it up atleast an attempt, to its understanding.

  3. michael
    2 years ago

    What a great message "we should be measuring the success of our social programs by how many people we transition off of them..." This election is only weeks away, we need more, clear statements like this, followed by an explanation of how you plan to accomplish this goal.

    Then we voters will see your vision for America! We are in the late innings- the score is tied-
    we need runners on base-let's start by presenting ideas like this so we can win in November!

  4. vance
    2 years ago

    Does anyone notice that poverty prevails in Communist, Islamic, or oppressive 3rd world dictatorship countries. Poverty is minimal in western free market countries. Over the past 1 1/2 centuries, the migration paths of millions of people flowed from Communist, Islamic, and 3rd world dictatorships to the Western democracies. Free markets and free people is the answer to address poverty.

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