TAMPA, Fla. — In an Aug. 29 speech at the Republican National Convention, U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., called for fiscal responsibility as a key part of a moral response to the needs of the poor and unemployed.
Ryan — who is Catholic — outlined obligations that constitute “the moral creed of our country, as powerful in our time as on the day of America’s founding.”
“We have responsibilities, one to another — we do not each face the world alone,” he said at the Tampa Bay Times Forum as he formally accepted his party’s nomination for vice president.
“And the greatest of all responsibilities is that of the strong to protect the weak,” he continued. “The truest measure of any society is...READ MORE