Ryan on reelecting Obama: It’s a path that compromises Judeo-Christian values

“It’s a path that grows government, restricts freedom and liberty and compromises those values, those Judeo-Christian, Western civilization values that … Continued

“It’s a path that grows government, restricts freedom and liberty and compromises those values, those Judeo-Christian, Western civilization values that made us such a great and exceptional nation in the first place.”

Republican presidential candidate Paul Ryan on what second term for President Obama would mean in a speech Delivered to the Faith and Freedom Coalition.

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Republican vice presidential candidate Rep. Paul Ryan of Wisconsin during a campaign rally in Vienna, Ohio on Nov. 5, 2012.

  • James M.

    ryan is a semi-educated hypocritical opportunist like his mentors the disc jockey glenn beck and the drug addict rush limbaugh who goes to Dominican Republic with Viagra. ryan does not have enough education and will never have enough whisdom or grace to become vice-president. Romney made a big mistake to offer him that position. And that proves that Romnay himself was not smart enough to be president.

  • DavidJ9

    Anyone who has read Ayn Rand can see that she welcomes lies about religion and falsehoods to gain power. She despises all organized religions and those who support her, as Paul Ryan has repeatedly said he does, can be assumed to be liars when they claim to support ethical behavior or religions. Paul Ryan attends a Catholic Church, but he has made it clear that he refuses to follow Jesus.

  • BangkokJohn

    I’m tired of Mr. Ryan’s gratuitous moralizing. I hope the good people of Wisconsin help him find a new career before too long.



  • limcruz

    Mr. Ryan, Please don’t talk FOR me about my Judeo-Christian values that I have upheld for decades, long before you were even born! Many people’s faiths are private, personal and profound and should not be used for political reasons. I do not think Mr. Romney’s Mormon religiobn will compromise my Judeo-Christian values, nor yours, I suppose– since you were his running mate. This is something boys like you, and ADULTS who are boys like you–need to learn, understand and respect, especially if you are running for public office. I am a registered Independent. I voted for Obama because I think he is more sincere. You and your Party should help “OUR” president (whose office is often referred to disrespectfully- as “THIS” president), achieve what is best for our country and its people.

  • ambrosiathegreek

    What the heck? What is so difficult about the separation of CHURCH & STATE? Although this country was founded on Judeo-Christian ideals, the foremost principle was to preserve religious freedom.
    Mr Ryan, please understand that we are a nation of CIVIL LAWS not dictated by divinity, but rather by ethics and morals.

  • MyTakeOnIt

    I totally agree with Paul Ryan. Just wait & see what takes place over the next 4 yrs. Prayer is no longer allowed at military, school & other events where it’s been allowed normally for centuries, but gays are invited to the White House for “egg-rolls” at Easter?? Rev. Billy Graham has never been invited to the WH…a 1st!! In Maryland, a teacher was allowed to present (force) gay acts info on 13 yr. old students recently. Christians KNOW what Jesus, Himself, said.that it would be better for a person to have a millstone hung around their necks & thrown into the sea if they misdirect the minds of ONE child. TOO many do not take the Bible seriously, either saying it’s too old-fashioned or is worthless. HIde & watch. Watch how the Lord will weed-out and punish those who say our lives are our own, that they weren’t bought with the price of Jesus’ blood…that we have to live for ourselves instead of how He says we are to live & follow His commandments. His instructions are IN His book…but FAR too many refuse to even buy one, much less READ it. America was founded on Christian principles. All thru’ the prophesying section of the Bible, the Lord was furious at pagan worship & practices. He demanded that asheresh poles be torn down. Altars to the Lord for worship were all that were acceptable. He, alone, knows hearts & minds of everyone on the planet & their innermost intentions. I can’t understand our country tossing that aside and says “anyone and any kind of religion is accepted…hey, it’s a free-for-all”…like we’re open to religions that don’t believe in God. If they are going to be allowed, they should live IN their own worship and not try to get others to join them. Billions of our taxpayer $$$s have been spent in foreign countries to build & refurbish mosques, for Muslims, for “goodwill”??? 60 mosques are already built all around Houston. & all you can say is “don’t go, if you don’t agree with it?” These are only 2 things that go against theh Bible,

  • MyTakeOnIt

    Wash. Post needs a “thumbs down” Don’t Like button. I wouldn’t even care if I got the most “don’t likes” either.

  • Libby Tarian

    He just doesn’t let up with those religion and state comments does he. Does he know America’s distant history. Does he know the 1600 years of religious tyranny supported but armies of the state that they fled… to come to America and be free of it. Does he know… or is that what he’s banking on. A revival of it – spitting in the face of the millions who dies throughout history and his own constitution. Wow.