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US News & World Report: Video: Simon Owens & Lauren Fox: The Differences Between Paul Ryan & Ayn Rand

US News & World Report: Video: Simon Owens & Lauren Fox: The Differences Between Paul Ryan & Ayn Rand

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US News & World Report: Video: Simon Owens & Lauren Fox: The Differences Between Paul Ryan & Ayn Rand

I’m not going to say that Representative Paul Ryan is a Culture Warrior Big Government Republican, At least not in the mold of a Rick Santorum. I don’t believe he is and I don’t know enough about him to say that anyway. But Paul Ryan’s respect for Ayn Rand has to do with…

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House Republicans , Paul Ryan Cut $400M from Benghazi Embassy Safety Funding

House Republicans cut the administration’s request for embassy security funding by $128 million in fiscal 2011 and $331 million in fiscal 2012….Last year, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton warned that Republicans’ proposed cuts to her department would be “detrimental to America’s national security” — a charge Republicans rejected.
Ryan, Issa and other House Republicans voted for an amendment in 2009 to cut $1.2 billion from State operations, including funds for 300 more diplomatic security positions. Under Ryan’s budget, non-defense discretionary spending, which includes State Department funding, would be slashed nearly 20 percent in 2014, which would translate to more than $400 million in additional cuts to embassy security.

Gov. Scott Walker cries during Paul Ryan speech
Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker was apparently moved to tears as he watched fellow Wisconsinite Paul Ryan speak at the Republican National Convention.
Ryan expects GOP candidates to back his budget
House Republican Paul Ryan unveiled his budget on Tuesday and said he “absolutely” expects the eventual GOP presidential nominee to get behind his budget proposal despite its potential political landmines, like proposed Medicare reforms.