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Wonkish ex-Speaker Paul Ryan
launches nonprofit to promote
conservative policies

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Posted By: M2, 10/29/2019 7:09:07 AM

Paul Ryan is tapping his Rolodex of wealthy Republican donors to fund a new political nonprofit organization committed to promoting the conservative policies that drove the former House speaker’s legislative agenda over two decades in Congress. The American Idea Foundation, with headquarters located in Ryan’s hometown of Janesville, Wisconsin, is the Republican’s answer to the question of how to influence American public policy while in his political retirement. The organization plans to partner with academics, think tanks, and other groups to address poverty, drug addiction,



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Reply 1 - Posted by: George R. 10/29/2019 7:11:40 AM (No. 220707)
How can anyone expect Ryan to promote anything conservative? Unless you consider Globalism, income equality, wealth redistribution and such as conservative.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: F15 Gork 10/29/2019 7:16:34 AM (No. 220713)
What a pathetic piece of dog squeeze.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: lana720 10/29/2019 7:17:59 AM (No. 220715)
What a waste of time, money and energy. Ryan is NO conservative, a pain in the arse to the Trump administration, was a lousy Eddie Munster.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: ToryWhite 10/29/2019 7:33:39 AM (No. 220729)
Hope it's Ryan's safe space. We are done with him.
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Reply 5 - Posted by: slab 10/29/2019 7:47:16 AM (No. 220742)
This is Ryan's new version of a Clinton Foundation type of money laundering machine.
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Reply 6 - Posted by: Toby Ten Bears 10/29/2019 7:50:50 AM (No. 220749)
Sure... It's Like saying Hitler founded the Anti Defamation League.
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Reply 7 - Posted by: anniebc 10/29/2019 8:00:01 AM (No. 220757)
He should just retire and be quiet. Why can't the bad ones ever just go away? We let them get away almost with murder, but they keep coming back throwing it in our faces over and over and over again. He's imposed himself on FOX where we're already struggling, and now he wants to create a nonprofit to promote conservatism, something he didn't do as an elected official and something he doesn't even believe! Get outta here! Be gone already.
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Reply 8 - Posted by: kdog 10/29/2019 8:02:10 AM (No. 220760)
If Ryan had any principles the Trump agenda would be steam rolling America to even more unheard of heights of prosperity, liberty and rule of law. Instead he worked to undermine Trump at every opportunity. You could never convince me that Ryan is not solely responsible for the House turning over in 2018.
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Reply 9 - Posted by: Muguy 10/29/2019 8:24:11 AM (No. 220782)
This man is NO conservative. As Speaker he screwed us over and didn't even leave any candy or flowers. He is not trustworthy.
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Reply 10 - Posted by: Doconc 10/29/2019 8:34:00 AM (No. 220799)
Nothing this weasel does is conservative This is an attempt at cash extraction and an alliance with rhinos like mittens This idea sux too Go away eddie Muenster!
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Reply 11 - Posted by: Falconer 10/29/2019 8:40:47 AM (No. 220808)
He had the chance to do great things and failed to do so. Then he quit. I find if hard to describe the level of disappointment I have for this man.
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Reply 12 - Posted by: gusman1964 10/29/2019 8:48:04 AM (No. 220812)
what a joke!!
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Reply 13 - Posted by: mizzmac 10/29/2019 8:50:04 AM (No. 220814)
"Wonkish" is a generous assessment of the former Speaker's motives.
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Reply 14 - Posted by: Clinger 10/29/2019 9:04:19 AM (No. 220824)
Ryan caught swamp fever. He may not have contracted it in Wisconsin before he went to DC but he sure as hell came home with an incurable case.
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Reply 15 - Posted by: TJM 10/29/2019 9:15:44 AM (No. 220845)
Ryan is a fraud as evidenced by his failure to support a true conservative like President Trump. I hope the IRS denies this clown an exemption for his "Make Paul Rich" Foundation
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Reply 16 - Posted by: J F Ackerman 10/29/2019 9:23:40 AM (No. 220861)
Yes, well...after we, the taxpayers, built that really nice wall around his "home" in Wisconsin, he and his Democrat lobbyist wife, have put it on the market so they can move to the Beltway area. That costs a lot of money. So much for sleeping on the couch in his D.C. office all those years. Maybe his old pal Mittens can give him some advice on how to get rich quick.
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Reply 17 - Posted by: bigfatslob 10/29/2019 9:31:00 AM (No. 220871)
Paul Ryan go off into the sunset and grow a beard or something. Never Trumper little weasel rat who wasted his last two years doing nothing for his party and the elected President. Who would give this bozo globalist clown their money? I sure wouldn't.
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Reply 18 - Posted by: America Rising 2020 10/29/2019 9:32:39 AM (No. 220876)
Yaaaaawwwwwnnn...POS RINO
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Reply 19 - Posted by: qr4j 10/29/2019 9:33:10 AM (No. 220877)
Nary a dime from me to support a nonprofit founded by Ryan! Nary a penny even!
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Reply 20 - Posted by: Ret.TxLeo 10/29/2019 9:37:46 AM (No. 220884)
Correction on the headline "launches non profit to promote RINO policies" done.
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Reply 21 - Posted by: Yuban 10/29/2019 9:51:29 AM (No. 220898)
I suspect a non-profit for all, with the one exception being Ryan.
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Reply 22 - Posted by: jacksin5 10/29/2019 10:14:30 AM (No. 220923)
Ryan's reward for backing the Globalists, and supporting the UniParty.
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Reply 23 - Posted by: Heil Liberals 10/29/2019 10:45:50 AM (No. 220956)
Bwahahahahaha! Paul Ryan, conservative! The jokes just keep pouring out of the press.
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Reply 24 - Posted by: SALady 10/29/2019 10:57:08 AM (No. 220967)
RINO Ryan wouldn't know a "conservative policy" if it bit him on the butt!!!!!
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Reply 25 - Posted by: pmcclure 10/29/2019 11:30:55 AM (No. 221001)
He is a member of the pantheon of conservative heroes such as Mitt Romney, Chief Justice Roberts, Jeff Sessions, Mitch McConnell, John McCain, and so on ad infinitum. May his tribe decrease!
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Reply 26 - Posted by: tom7 10/29/2019 1:07:41 PM (No. 221120)
It would be more accurate to say that Ryan is launching a fundraising machine to prey on conservatives. He will not be promoting any conservative policies - if he could even grasp them.
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Reply 27 - Posted by: Strike3 10/29/2019 7:20:15 PM (No. 221387)
I'll pledge to send him one box top from a box of Fruit Loops every year from now on. This clown has some nerve calling himself a Conservative.
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Reply 28 - Posted by: Gordon Freeman 10/29/2019 8:12:13 PM (No. 221426)
I guess that depends on what your definition of conservative is. Who know what this weirdo thinks?
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Reply 29 - Posted by: BigGeorgeTX 10/29/2019 9:28:31 PM (No. 221457)
Shouldn't that require that he endorse Conservative policies?
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Reply 30 - Posted by: judy 10/29/2019 11:29:12 PM (No. 221515)
Ryan is about as conservative as Romney.
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Reply 31 - Posted by: doctorfixit 10/30/2019 1:48:01 AM (No. 221559)
I guess "conservative" means sitting on your ass and doing nothing that would upset your Democrat masters? Seems right, based on the results I've seen .
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Reply 32 - Posted by: DVC 10/30/2019 4:34:19 PM (No. 222257)
BS. Ryan is no conservative.
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