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Vice president Joseph Biden raised eyebrows again when He said yesterday the Tea Party and the occupy Wall Street moment movements have a lot in common.
All the better to talk -- out all this I'm Ralph Nader the great consumer advocate.
And friend of freedom watch -- a pleasure welcome back to the show.
Thank you do that you -- CD you see similarities.
Route between the Tea Party movement.
And the occupy Wall Street movement which started in lower Manhattan that has now spread to other cities around the country.
Before the Tea Party -- was hijacked by the corporates as Republicans yes they were very much worried about the Wall Street bailout.
They were worried about the restrictions on civil liberties in the Patriot Act.
They're worried about bloated military budgets and criminal unconstitutional wars regression remember those early days yes anybody -- -- There were taken over by groups in Wall Street Dick Armey's group and others.
And -- so the Tea Party now is basically the corporates is swinging there.
Public -- -- and we do well to -- what can we do route to.
Stop the involvement of government and corporations to prevent the government from picking winners and losers and deciding.
To give taxpayer dollars to some people and let other people die on the vine like cylinder -- for example.
Or -- the 51 billion dollars in outstanding loan guarantees for nuclear power plants same that's a big yeah.
Here's what I think is is going on with occupy Wall Street -- it's basically a kind of visceral justice movement dealing with unfairness.
Of the bosses in Wall Street.
-- have violated.
When they crash -- bosses of Wall Street crashed on the workers on the investors and on the taxpayers starting 2000 date as everybody knows.
This occupy Wall Street effort.
Is basically saying it it's really as saying look you guys you guys are run their new show.
-- Wall Street and Washington running the show.
Basic principles of fairness between human beings that are religious principles -- golden rule ethical principles.
And constitutional prints are Robert wanna -- as -- that the ads that's basically what this is all about wanna -- It unfairness I wanna I wanna switch gears away from what's going on -- -- to what's going on a couple of blocks where you war.
Can the president make himself judge jury and executioner.
And kill an American anywhere on the planet.
Whom the president alone has decided perhaps -- consultation and secret with others is a danger to society international security.
That's not a president that's a dictator.
That's a complete violation.
Of due process separation of powers you don't put in the White House and our framers as you know so well.
With your books the founders of our republic.
I say refused article one section eight.
To Begin with to put the power.
Two exercise violence abroad and plunge the nation into a war in the hands of the president.
He has done that now He is -- -- bush in his unconstitutional behavior not just with what you described.
But He also.
Attack Libya without any war resolution nevermind declaration of war from congress -- without any out the authorization or appropriation of money that's only a dictator He took a billion dollars himself.
And put it on the war and -- let congress like a potted plants.
Did nothing we got to go we appreciate your time thanks for joining us Ralph Nader always a pleasure did you wait and see what someone does in the congress pretty soon.