Wednesday, April 20, 2011

Scraping the Bottom of the Barrel

Liberals attack Paul Ryan because his father died young, resulting in survivor benefits
Source: Washington Examiner | 04/20/11 | Hans Bader

At the age of 16, Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., suffered the death of his 55-year-old father. Because of his father’s early death, the government made survivor payments for a few years to Paul Ryan’s family – including for Paul Ryan himself. Ryan collected benefits for two years, until he turned 18. The net effect of the death of Paul Ryan’s father was likely to reduce taxpayer expenditures on Ryan’s family, since retirees typically collect at least a decade’s worth of benefits....


Will Crow said...

Once again, you lose credibility by referencing a source with a specific ideological agenda. Come on!

"Doc Adler" said...

We don't deny our conservative bias, and make no false or misleading claims to being "objective." This blog draws from a wide variety of sources, to include some rather liberal-friendly sites such as Politico and Slate. I respect your journalistic experience enough to recommend that you start your own blog.