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Paul Ryan's Greenfield Visit Met by Protesters

The U.S. Congressman was at Klemmer's Banquent Hall as a guest of the Whitnall Park Rotary Club.

Pro- and anti-Paul Ryan demonstrators gathered outside Klemmer's Banquet Hall on Tuesday afternoon as the U.S. Congressman from Janesville spoke as a guest of the Whitnall Park Rotary Club.

Inside, many protesters disrupted Ryan's talk. As many as a dozen were escorted out of the building by the . Another dozen anti-Ryan demonstrators left the speech willingly.

Ryan  when he spoke at  in late April.

For photos from today's event, , and for a recap with reaction from demonstrators on both sides, .

ococoob September 10, 2012 at 02:47 AM
He "gets it" you say? How do we know that from someone who's a sociopathic liar!
ococoob September 10, 2012 at 02:55 AM
@Jeff Klass. You say, Funny - looking at the founding documents hanging on the wall in my office, I see "Life, Liberty & the Pursuit of Happiness", not "food on my plate, healthcare & a J-O-B. But then the leftys never did like the constitution, did they. It's not Ryan's job, Obama's job or any other politicians job to create jobs. Their collective job is to MINIMIZE the influence and effect they have on on people's lives - not maximize it. The left just doesn't get that this country was founded on samll government, Large indivdual liberty. Yes, that means the opportunity tro succeed beyond your neighbor (a good thing) anfd it means the opportunity to FAIL. Just what the hell is the Republican party's message here? You say the country was founded on small government? Who says? Today, it ain't no small government when a political party snoops in private lives such as reproductive rights, gays, etc., etc. It's more like fascist, nazism to me!! Nobody at that hall was asking for any handouts, just what the hell is he doing to fix the economy and exactly what the hell does he do anyways?? Take the blinds off, buddy.
ococoob September 10, 2012 at 03:03 AM
@Mike in OC. You quote to Deborah: "@Deborah... what has King Obama done to help employment numbers?" We wouldn't know because his "Jobs for America" was thrown out by an obnoxious Congress that is hell-bent on obstructing, impeding, slamming, thwarting, and plain old crybaby tea partiers, and other Repubklans refusing to buckle down and cooperate and compromise with Obama. By the way, it wasn't Obama's fault for this entire economic mess and no President, Dem or Repub can repair this issue in 3 1/2 years in office, moron1
ococoob September 10, 2012 at 03:05 AM
@Jeff Klass. Ok smarta**ss, where's your sources here?
Mike in OC September 10, 2012 at 05:34 PM
@occocoob.... nice job being subtle throwing out the race card...... Repubklans. Obmama had a Democrat madate his first 2 years in office.... so nice try passing the blame. You sound like my kids coming up with excuse after excuse but not accepting personal responsibilty. Keep throwing out the race card and making up excuses.... it's helping our cause.

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