Republican vice presidential pick Paul Ryan is a disciple of writer Ayn Rand, a real piece of work. Check Wikipedia - who thought "survival of the fittest" and everybody for themselves was the way to run a society?
Of course, Rand in her later years had health problems and received the Medicare payments she earlier denounced. Ironically, Ryan, if elected with Romney, would immediately work to blow up Medicare.
Also, Ryan and Rand believe everyone should succeed on their own, you know, the bootstrap approach. Ryan's family has dominated his hometown of Janesville, Wis. (like a Butler or Wick in Youngstown) for generations. His first campaign for Congress featured Ryan in a TV commercial walking past his family's tombstones to reinforce how the then-28-year-old deserved a vote based on his family connections. I love how these guys like Ryan and Bush who were born on third base think they did it all by themselves.
So vote Republican. You don't need Medicare, or Social Security, or help for college. Pick yourself up by your bootstraps and do it all by yourself just like Romney and Ryan. Suckers.
-- Bill Adams, Austintown