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Leaders with Ginni Thomas: Rep. Paul Ryan

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      Ginni Thomas

      Virginia Thomas, 54, is a special correspondent for the Daily Caller producing videos of emerging leaders and educators in the public square. Her ear is to the ground outside the Washington Beltway as a social entrepreneur. Previously, she was the founder of LibertyCentral.org (nonprofit for citizen activists), and has worked at The Heritage Foundation, Hillsdale College's Washington office, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and the senior levels of the legislative and executive branches of government. She has maintained her midwestern authenticity after 30 years in Washington, D.C. and enjoys motor homing and the Nebraska Cornhuskers with her husband, Justice Clarence Thomas. Her degrees are: Business Communication & Political Science from Creighton University, and J.D. from Creighton Law School (Omaha, NE).

Rep. Paul Ryan, the House Budget Committee chairman, is now at the center of one of the biggest questions for the nation — will we move toward serious solutions to our economic problems or will Washington cower and play politics as usual?

The Wisconsin Republican’s stance and work on this turning-point question for the nation may just be the single greatest reason to oppose term limits.

In his 14th year in Congress, the forty-two year old Ryan has learned enough about government to wage effective fights on Capitol Hill and to clearly explain to Americans the challenges this nation faces in a way they can understand. In Congress, Ryan is the leading crusader to reform America’s entitlement programs in order to get the nation’s long-term debt under control. His courageous plan to do so, “The Path to Prosperity,” passed the House in 2011 and has been widely praised on the right (even as President Obama and former House Speaker Newt Gingrich attacked it.)

For placing himself at the forefront of this debate, Ryan was named as one of four runners-ups for Time magazine’s “Person of the Year” in 2011.

The Daily Caller’s Ginni Thomas recently talked to Ryan in his congressional office and discussed the economic crisis facing America, what gives the congressman hope and whether he considers himself “establishment” or “tea party.”

Click below for links to the following questions.

Did President Obama dupe American voters into socialism with slogans of “hope and change”?

What gives you hope?

What are the facts that ordinary citizens should know right now?

Discuss the harsh consequences of bad policy ideas happening in Washington.

Isn’t the Democrat party position of refusing to cut spending both a high risk economic and political position?

Even after the new presidential election, are you optimistic that enough politicians will have the courage take on the sacred cows and solve the crisis?

Can Republicans stop the Obama Administration from bailing out Europe with the IMF, Federal Reserve and other tools from their toolbox?

Do you associate yourself more with “the establishment” or the “tea party”?

For more, see:

http://paulryan.house.gov/
http://budget.house.gov/
Analysis of the President’s Budget for FY2013
President’s Budget Charts Path to Debt and Decline
President Obama’s Missed Budget Deadlines
A Brief History of President Obama’s Fiscal Record

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