1. Frank Burns

    August 16, 2012 at 12:43 pm

    In my opinion, straight talking leaders like Ryan will do very well in NC. The public is sick and tired of politicians saying one thing but meaning another. In addition the public yearns for leaders who will actually roll up their sleeves and solve problems instead of looking for someone to blame.

  2. david esmay

    August 16, 2012 at 1:51 pm

    Ryan will roll up his sleeves and cut the throat of the middle class.

  3. gregflynn

    August 16, 2012 at 2:05 pm

    If you rolled up your own sleeves as often as you tell other people to you wouldn’t wear those holes in the elbows you complain about.

  4. James

    August 16, 2012 at 8:02 pm

    Head, not elbows. And no amount of sleeve-rolling will fill the bill for Mr. Burns. Head rolling? Maybe.

    As to Ryan and his “straight talking.” Sheesh. The guy can’t keep his story straight for more than five minutes about anything. Which is why he’s exactly the perfect match for Mr. Etch-a-Sketch.

    The only thing Ryan is consistent on is how much he hates government. Very rich coming from a guy who paid for college using Social Security Survivor Benefits … and then went on to work as a government employee for his entire adult life.

    I’m sure it makes perfect sense to Frank.

  5. Frank Burns

    August 16, 2012 at 9:43 pm

    James, are you satisfied with the performance of Obama? I’m not as his performace as President has been pathetic. He has no leadership skills as he defers leadership to others and our country is floundering as a result. If you want to talk about bumbling Vice Presidents, take a look at the one we have in Biden. The guy is a clown. I’m ready to give somebody else a chance to fix this mess.

  6. gregflynn

    August 17, 2012 at 10:30 am

    [WOLF] BLITZER: What kind of commander in chief is [Obama]?

    MCRAVEN: The president of the United States is fantastic. And, again, I am not a political guy. I have worked in both administrations. I very, very much enjoyed working for President Bush, and I very much enjoy working for President Obama. … This is about a commander in chief who I have the opportunity to engage with on a routine basis, and watching him and the decisions he makes, along with his national security team. They’re a very impressive group of guys and gals. – CNN

    McRaven speaks respectfully of Bush as Commander in Chief, saying he “made some very, very tough decisions.” About Obama, without a question to prompt him, he waxes lyrical and at length. The planning and decisionmaking for the bin Laden raid, he volunteers, “was really everything the American public would expect from their national leadership.”

    “The President was at all times presidential,” he says. “I would contend he was the smartest guy in the room. He had leadership skills we’d expect from a guy who had 35 years in the military.” – TIME

    – US Navy Seal Special Operations Commander Admiral William McRaven

  7. Frank Burns

    August 17, 2012 at 10:42 am

    Please, McRaven works for Obama, what else would he say? Here is what the men in Special Ops think of Obama. http://www.cnn.com/2012/08/16/politics/former-seals-obama/index.html

    Nobody seriously thinks that Obama has one ounce of leadership skills. He couldn’t lead his way out of a paper sack. Every single decision Obama makes is politically based, not what is good for the country.

  8. david esmay

    August 17, 2012 at 10:45 am

    Last two repub VPs, Quayle=idiot, Cheney= profiteering war criminal. Administration that created this mess Bush/GOP.

  9. gregflynn

    August 17, 2012 at 11:24 am

    Those political “swift boat” seals appear to be attacking Obama for things they themselves have condoned. http://www.latimes.com/news/politics/la-pn-group-attacking-obama-for-security-leaks-includes-past-leakers-20120815,0,2590161.story

  10. Frank Burns

    August 17, 2012 at 1:16 pm

    Two wrongs don’t make a right. I don’t it’s proper to denigrate these American heroes by calling them swift boats.

  11. gregflynn

    August 18, 2012 at 9:51 am

  12. Frank Burns

    August 18, 2012 at 1:45 pm

    The left constantly tries to stop free speech. The soldiers are entitled to speak their mind as they are no longer on active duty. I think it’s helpful to see how they really feel about their former Commander in Chief.

  13. frances

    August 19, 2012 at 1:09 pm

    The left-wing sheep will blindly follow their Commander-in-chief right to the end, as they have lost any ability to think for themselves, and fill their time posting the same moronic phrases over and over. Very sad !

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