Is Paul Ryan Mittens Dick Cheney, The Real Presidnt Behind The President?

Just The Messenger

President Ryan — the truth behind Mitt’s flub

Romney’s slip aside, it’s not a stretch to say Paul Ryan would be “the next president” if the GOP ticket wins

By Steve Kornacki

In terms of theater, it was an unfortunate mistake when Mitt Romney introduced Paul Ryan as “the next president of the United States” on Saturday. In terms of substance, though, the slip-up was unintentionally revealing. Because while it will be the former Massachusetts governor who is sworn-in as the 45th president if the GOP ticket prevails this November, it will be Ryan who sets the new administration’s policy direction.

The Ryan selection really is the perfect expression of the relationship that exists between Romney and his party’s base. For a host of reasons, Romney has never been a natural match for the conservative leaders and voters who hold sway in the GOP, and since turning…

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Ahead of the curve: The next 7 days

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Here is a look at some of the stories that CNN plans to follow this week:

Will Shell get OK to drill in Arctic?

A decision on whether Royal Dutch Shell can perform one of the first Arctic offshore oil drilling operations in recent memory is expected to come by Wednesday.

Federal regulators are to decide whether to grant Shell its final permits. If Shell gets approval and drilling goes smoothly, the operation could be a catalyst for further development there. Shell and other energy companies say they can safely drill in the region, though environmentalists generally oppose Arctic drilling, saying it could put a sensitive environment, and the people who rely on it, at risk, CNNMoney reports.

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NDAA: The Most Important Lawsuit in American History that No One is Talking About

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I would also take the time to watch this short video from one of the co-counsels on the case as to exactly what the government is arguing in court. Not a word from the mainstream media on the most important court case in American history. One that will decide the fate of a law that will effectively dismantle at least a third of The Bill of Rights.

  CO-Counsel speaks after #NDAA hearing

Despite a mainstream media blackout on the topic, the alternative media is abuzz with this week’s hearing on the constitutionality of the clearly unconstitutional NDAA. In case you don’t remember, section 1021 of the NDAA, which Obama signed into law on December 31 of last year, allows the government to lock up U.S. citizens indefinitely without a trial. At the time of signing, Obama penned a pathetic letter to many of his outraged supporters where he…

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