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    Re: Paul Ryan sold shares on same day as private briefing of banking crisis

    Seems to be a grossly misleading headline.

    After the story was picked up by the media on Monday, the Romney campaign moved to deny it. Talking Points Memo quoted Larry Gaffney, an independent accountant for the partnership that handled the trades questioned by commentators, said the shares were not controlled by Ryan.

    "Trades are done automatically based on an algorithm on a regular basis," said Gaffney, in a statement to TPM that was provided by the Romney campaign. "In addition, this index was held at the time within a partnership in which Rep. Ryan had and continues to have no trading authority."
    So, is there anything to counter the bolded claims or are we still operating under the premise that no burden of proof resides with the accuser?

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    Re: Paul Ryan sold shares on same day as private briefing of banking crisis

    It doesn't matter if a story is BS, the idea is to paint all "others" as uncaring, mean and greedy, so that Obama looks like the only "logical" choice. Obama is Santa Claus and all others are the Grinch, those are the "facts" that need to be supported and, by golly, if this example is not quite right then the MSM will invent another next week. Yes they can!
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    Re: Paul Ryan sold shares on same day as private briefing of banking crisis

    Quote Originally Posted by ttwtt78640 View Post
    It doesn't matter if a story is BS, the idea is to paint all "others" as uncaring, mean and greedy, so that Obama looks like the only "logical" choice. Obama is Santa Claus and all others are the Grinch, those are the "facts" that need to be supported and, by golly, if this example is not quite right then the MSM will invent another next week. Yes they can!
    What do you want to bet, that there will be people on this forum who will cite this article and claim it's valid, multiple times between now and the election?

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    Re: Paul Ryan sold shares on same day as private briefing of banking crisis

    Quote Originally Posted by American View Post
    Got a list of everyone that did it?
    Of course not. This was another way to try to show illegalities done SOLELY by Paul Ryan. Same old, same old. You gotta laugh at the dumb attempts that just continue to show the liberals grasping at any straw, even if it's a lie. Tired, tired, tired of the crap.
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    Re: Paul Ryan sold shares on same day as private briefing of banking crisis

    Quote Originally Posted by Billy the Kid View Post
    Of course not. This was another way to try to show illegalities done SOLELY by Paul Ryan. Same old, same old. You gotta laugh at the dumb attempts that just continue to show the liberals grasping at any straw, even if it's a lie. Tired, tired, tired of the crap.
    Anything to avoid discussing Obama's 4 year record of failure.

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    Re: Paul Ryan sold shares on same day as private briefing of banking crisis

    I still literally do not care about this thread.
    Paul Ryan didn't cause the crash, or fail to fix it, so any discussion of Paul Ryan during that period is just a distraction from what's important. Which is the economy still sucks.

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    Re: Paul Ryan sold shares on same day as private briefing of banking crisis

    Quote Originally Posted by Grim17 View Post
    Anything to avoid discussing Obama's 4 year record of failure.

    You can't talk about something that is non-existing. Now Obama sure knows how to campaign. He does have 4 years of doing that when he should have been trying to dig the country out of this dismal mess. But you gotta give him credit, he knows where his strengths lie.
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    Re: Paul Ryan sold shares on same day as private briefing of banking crisis

    Quote Originally Posted by Grim17 View Post
    Anything to avoid discussing Obama's 4 year record of failure.
    Hey you been avoiding discussing the 8 years of Bush failures and the 8 years of Reagan failures... so.. fair is fair.
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    Re: Paul Ryan sold shares on same day as private briefing of banking crisis

    Quote Originally Posted by PeteEU View Post
    Hey you been avoiding discussing the 8 years of Bush failures and the 8 years of Reagan failures... so.. fair is fair.
    Awwww... You can't face the reality that Obama is a failure, so you try and change the subject.

    Hey, here's something you can do... You can address your own post:

    Quote Originally Posted by PeteEU View Post
    It is insider trading. Had he not been in Congress, then he would go to jail. He is a defacto criminal now.. congrats Romney.
    Anything to say?

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