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Paul Ryan Has Five People Kicked Out and Three People Arrested For Asking Questions At Town Hall

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Last month, I wrote a story about Paul Ryan locking out jobless constituents from his office in Wisconsin. He has now gone from locking people out, to having them arrested.

At a town hall event in which people had to pay $15 to attend, Paul Ryan kicked out five people and had three arrested, all for asking questions he didn’t like.

When Ryan tried to claim that our job crisis is directly related to our debt crisis, a woman stood up and asked, “Our debt is out of control because of the tax cuts you’re giving…Our unemployment in 2003 was 6.2% before the tax cuts went through. Now our unemployment rate is 9.1%. What are you doing to create jobs, Congressman?” Instead of answering her question, Ryan kicked he out of the event.

After another person was shown the door, a woman stood up while Ryan was talking and said, “You won’t talk to us. How can we give our opinions when you refuse to talk to us?” She too was kicked out. Then someone stood up in the back and asked, “Where are the jobs, Ryan?” He too, was escorted out.



An older gentlemen became angry when Ryan mentioned entitlement programs, and said that he “paid into unemployment, Medicare, and Social Security for 50 years,” and he too, was escorted to the exit.

Here’s the video:

Paul Ryan went on to have three people arrested, all for asking questions. This is a violation of civil and constitutional rights and Paul Ryan is demonstrating what the Republican Party is willing to do to suppress people who disagree with them.

http://www.addictinginfo.org/2011/09/07/paul-ryan-has-five-people-kicked-out-and-three-people-arrested-for-asking-questions-at-town-hall/

by on Oct. 9, 2012 at 10:05 PM
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Billiejeens
by on Oct. 17, 2012 at 8:37 AM


Quoting Carmen_CO:

Quoting Billiejeens:



Really? The voter ID laws, the restrictions on early voting, the voter "purges"- all instituted by Republican officials - all of these measures have been struck down by federal courts as voter suppression. I'm not sure how you think my truthful comment is "completely false" when it is, in demonstrable fact, completely true. Please, try to prove me wrong. I dare you.

Do you comprehend the difference between eligible voters and non-eligible voters?

MomTiara19
by on Oct. 17, 2012 at 8:49 AM

Romney and Ryan are very arrogant and refuse to discuss the real issues.They are way to out of touch with ordinary working and middle class people.

We are all grown....he should stop dodging and get real.If in office he works for the people ...this is America not a dictatorship!

~Tia

 

rishsticks
by on Oct. 17, 2012 at 12:38 PM
Why don't you guys comment on other things than politics?

Quoting MomTiara19:

Romney and Ryan are very arrogant and refuse to discuss the real issues.They are way to out of touch with ordinary working and middle class people.


We are all grown....he should stop dodging and get real.If in office he works for the people ...this is America not a dictatorship!


~Tia



 

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Carmen_CO
by New Member on Oct. 21, 2012 at 12:22 AM
Of course I do. But these voter purges have disproportionately affected minorities - those most likely to vote democratic. And the people behind these purges are all republicans. Voter ID laws affect people of color and the poor way more than white, middle class voters. Those people not accidentally) more likely to vote republican. This kind of voter suppression is exactly what the Voting Rights Act was enacted to combat. The fact that we're still fighting for equal voting rights is a sad testament to the fact that we still need this law.
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