“I acknowledge plainly that my ambitions for entitlement reform have outpaced the political reality, and I consider this our greatest unfinished business,” Paul Ryan said during a 30-minute address to about 200 lawmakers, aides, friends and family members in the ornate Grand Hall of the Library of Congress, opposite the Capitol. “Ultimately, solving this problem will require a greater degree of political will than exists today. I regret that.”
Let’s be clear about this ignorant statement. Ryan continues to label Social Security an “entitlement.” Employers and employees fully fund this program which was created in 1935. Ryan and his fellow political hacks have embezzled from the people’s retirement program for decades. Any politician who suggests the alteration of Social Security will have swallowed the “poison pill.”
Few Americans pay attention to the facts about our politicians, and Paul Ryan is the greatest fraud in congress.
In 1999 Ryan was sworn in as a member of the House of Representatives. His rhetoric promised that he would help return dignity and competence to the Republican Party which was moving further towards extremism. In 2012 he accepted the role of Mitt Romney’s running mate. They were crushed in the election as the American people rejected their platform and discovered their dishonesty.
In 2016 Ryan denounced his party’s front runner. He called Trump “unqualified,” “immoral,” and “unfit.” I, and millions of other real Americans were pleased that most Republicans refused to accept the most unqualified candidate in history whose lack of morals prevented him from wearing the label of “President of the United States.”
On November 8, 2016 Trump was gifted the Electoral College with the assistance of James Comey, the television media, and Vladimir Putin. Ryan pledged his unbridled support to his illegitimate president. He became Trump’s “errand boy,” pushing his destructive agenda through the House.
Ryan is a fraud and unworthy to receive the support of Republicans, Democrats, and Independents. Ryan has proven himself to be nothing more than another failed politician who places himself ahead of the people he was elected to serve.
Paul Ryan will not be missed.
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Op-ed by this “Wise Old Fart,” James Turnage
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