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Paul Ryan's Medicare Plan Will Hurt Old People; Paul Ryan's Security Guys HAVE Hurt Old People

In 2011, 71-year-old retired plumber Tom Nielsen was tackled and arrested after disturbing a luncheon where Paul Ryan was explaining his plans to cut Social Security and Medicare. As Mr. Nielsen was being handcuffed (despite telling police he had a broken shoulder), Paul Ryan dropped a hilarious, totally classy zinger: "I hope he's taken his blood pressure medication!" That's funny because if Paul Ryan had his way, Tom Nielsen wouldn't be able to afford it.

Paul Ryan's Medicare Plan Will Hurt Old People; Paul Ryan's Security Guys HAVE Hurt Old People


Paul Ryan: “Most of our debt in the future comes from our entitlement programs.”
Senior citizen: “Hey. I paid into that for 50 years, my unemployment and my Social Security and my Medicare, and now you’re gonna…” [At this point you hear the police who are dragging him out shouting, “on the ground, on the ground.”]
Paul Ryan: “I hope he’s taken his blood-pressure medication!” [laughs]

Need a mood boost to help you sail through the weekend? Here are 10 moments that brought joy to our hearts and a smile to our faces this week. Enjoy!

1. How much does this sweet little boy adore his baby sister? So darn much.

Oh, to be loved with this much enthusiasm! The sheer adoration on his face. What a lucky little sister.

2. Teens raise thousands for their senior trip, then donate it to their community instead.

When it came time for Islesboro Central School's Class of 2021 to pick the destination for their senior class trip, the students began eyeing a trip to Greece or maybe even South Korea. But in the end, they decided to donate $5,000 they'd raised for the trip to help out their community members struggling in the wake of the pandemic instead.

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