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Paul Ryan: ‘Upward mobility is the central promise of life in America’

Video: A short, but very nicely stated address on the importance of free enterprise and growth from Republican vice-presidential candidate.

A short, but very nicely stated homily to the importance of free enterprise and growth from vice-presidential candidate Paul Ryan.  Your choice, America: you can either have this man as vice-president next year, or the guy who thinks free markets mean “puttin’ y’all back in chains.”

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John Hayward began his blogging career as a guest writer at Hot Air under the pen name "Doctor Zero," producing a collection of essays entitled Doctor Zero: Year One. He is a great admirer of free-market thinkers such as Arthur Laffer, Milton Friedman, and Thomas Sowell. He writes both political and cultural commentary, including book and movie reviews. An avid fan of horror and fantasy fiction, he has produced an e-book collection of short horror stories entitled Persistent Dread. John is a former staff writer for Human Events. He is a regular guest on the Rusty Humphries radio show, and has appeared on numerous other local and national radio programs, including G. Gordon Liddy, BattleLine, and Dennis Miller.