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Posted By Chris Fitzsimon On August 14, 2012 @ 8:37 am In Uncategorized | Comments Disabled
It turns out that Rep. Paul Ryan was one of those members of Congress blasting the stimulus package  in public and trying to get some of the money for his district in private.
It’s also interesting that he is cast as a small government deficit hawk when his budget would actually increase the deficit , not mention that he voted for TARP , the bailout of the auto industry, and George Bush’s prescription drug program for Medicare, you know the program he now wants to dismantle.
Maybe it’s just me, but that seems like an odd resume for true fiscal conservative.
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 blasting the stimulus package: http://politicalwire.com/archives/2012/08/14/ryan_sought_stimulus_funds_as_he_blasted_program.html
 increase the deficit: http://taxvox.taxpolicycenter.org/2012/03/23/paul-ryans-budget-plan-more-big-tax-cuts-for-the-rich/
 voted for TARP: http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/ezra-klein/wp/2012/08/13/paul-ryan-voted-for-the-bailouts-but-hes-since-soured-on-them/
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