Paul Ryan

Reader input: Beware of the Ryan budget

The Ryan budget, passed by the House of Representatives with not a single Democratic vote, demonstrates the worst characteristics of human nature. The voiceless poor would be impac ...

Reader Input: Republicans not party of compassion

As millions of Americans sit down for Thanksgiving dinner, let’s not forget about the Republican war on the poor. Some 3.5 million Americans will have less on their plates th ...

Voters may well need counseling

I have been an avid reader of newspapers for decades. A person can generally find the front page filled with stories of war, epidemics, natural disasters, political unrest in the ...

Republicans rich-obsessed

I will be casting my vote for (President Barack) Obama, due to the fact that the Republicans want to dismantle, then privatize our country. The Republican Party has become capture ...

Respect leaders or vote them out

What we’re talking about is a clear struggle framed by not only the personalities of the two candidates, but by their competing visions. Both are honorable men, but the Republi ...

Watch progress go by wayside

Republican convention time and what did I find at a yard sale, a campaign button for a group as extinct as the dinosaurs. A large red, white and blue, stars and strips button with ...

Time to set you writers straight

A reply to several recent letters – To the individual who wanted a clean environment for his grandchildren – yes, we do need a clean environment but throwing away taxpa ...

Extremists for the right, rich

What a show we have in the Romney-Ryan ticket: Mr. Romney an ecclesiast in the religious cult of Mormonism; Mr. Ryan a devotee of the anti-religious cult of Ayn Rand. Mr. Romney, a ...

Boo on good ol’ boy candidates

The Mitt Romney pick of Paul Ryan (as vice presidential running mate) is a big mistake. The country is not ready to elect a conservative Mormon and a conservative pro-life Catholic ...

Kindly explain Ryan plan and Medicare

I have downloaded the March 20 edition of the Plan for Prosperity, from the (Republican vice presidential nominee) Paul Ryan official website. I hope that supporters of this plan c ...