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Aug.
15th

ELECTION: Paul Ryan’s budget cuts ‘immoral’

Do Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan think that older Americans who currently receive Medicare benefits don’t care what happens to our children and grandchildren who are 54 and younger as long as we keep “getting ours”?

That is not only personally insulting to us as parents and grandparents, but reflects Ryan’s adherence to the writings of his idol, Ayn Rand, who he says inspired him to enter public life.

Rand equated individual wealth with success and claimed that poverty was evidence of inferiority. She opposed helping the poor because it encourages them – rather like feeding raccoons in your back

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