Friday, October 26, 2012

In Ohio, Ryan takes on poverty, topic Obama largely avoids

Ryan made the Republican ticket’s most extensive statement yet on poverty and the question of how to promote upward mobility in America. Here is the speech, in its entirety - Byron York/Washington Examiner ◼ Ryan on Poverty in America: 'We Deserve Better' - Michael Warren/Weekly Standard
“This good man, and others like him, are witnesses,” he said. “And the needy people who have encountered them feel a presence greater than just one compassionate soul. What’s really at work here is the spirit of the Lord, and there is no end to the good that it can inspire. Government can’t replace that.”
Paul Ryan hits it out of the park with speech on War on Poverty; Less government, more charity - Twitchy