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Tour is little more than political posturing we're joined now by Karl Rove former deputy chief of staff to President Bush senior advisor.
The author of courage and consequence my life is a conservative.
In the fight.
Well -- -- start first with saying what we say welcome and secondly.
The president says the folks in congress and by -- presumably He meant all the Republicans.
-- sharp enough to understand his very exotic esoteric jobs bill -- wants or is gonna break it down we all.
-- -- -- Great way to encourage cooperation -- and look there's an 800 this a 447.
Duplicate of the 862.
Billion dollar first stimulus bill.
That first stimulus bill failed to do.
To work -- unemployment went up what makes us think that another ran a 447.
Million dollars of reckless spending just like the first bill.
Is gonna do any different I mean it's if you talk about stupid is in the definition doing the same thing again.
And again and again and again and this president.
Has also made it very clear he's going to campaign trying to put his -- firmly in the necks of Republicans.
-- who He is claiming on stop after stop after stop or is our chief White House correspondent Ed Henry put it.
Non campaign stop after non campaign stop.
That the Republicans are going to be portrait is the obstructionists and those who have stood between -- millions of Americans and securing a job.
What will be the Republican rejoinder.
Well Republican -- will be this bill isn't gonna create jobs and -- Democrats like president former President Bill Clinton said now is not the time to be raising taxes the President Obama himself said now is not the time when you're an economic difficulty like we are now.
We should be raising taxes and yet the president is now willing to sort of flipped and flopped on his own on his own views on taxes.
And and say we ought to do keep doing what -- and keep the reckless spending that we cannot afford keep running up the deficit keep.
Adding to -- stations precarious financial situation.
In order create jobs we've tried that Mr.
President for two and a half years unemployment went from about 7% to nine point 1% fourteen -- people out of work.
Largest number of people.
On long term unemployment since the Great Depression.
You know it just hasn't -- why should we -- go back and do it again let's try to figure out something different that'll actually.
Per not to embrace think about this we're gonna have temporary stimulus measures paid for by a permanent tax increase.
Now how stupid is that you get the president thinks it that if we don't agree with them at smart.
Smartly salute and passing another bad -- just like the Democrats did with his first stimulus that somehow we're to blame -- Mr.
President -- to blame for following bad policies.
And who's to blame for.
Is the president comes forward.
Incrementally 35 billion dollar jobs plan for.
Our teachers for first responders.
Let's take that would -- let's take that 135 billion dollars ostensibly to go to the states for teachers yet his own Department of Education.
Has put out numbers saying that if it went out the bill the number of teachers is going to expand by several 100000 per year.
For the next several years -- the president says without this we're gonna be in terrible trouble we're going to be letting teachers off all across the country.
-- Mark Pryor from from Arkansas said why -- we need to do that Arkansas.
The number teachers is going up why should we tax people in Arkansas -- order to pay forced to other states that might not.
Have been as good about their finances is Arkansas is what are we need to tax people in Arkansas -- The mistakes of people in other states and even and nationwide they'll be more teachers next year than there are this year and only more the year after according to the president's own department -- And -- the questions arise about how many futures do we need teachers in this country are rising the number of teachers dramatically as you stated.
While the enrollment K through twelve is is moving higher but not nearly got -- right right.
It -- so it becomes a real public policy issue about which there should be some debate.
The appropriateness -- more teachers what is.
You know on optimal ratio of such a thing exists.
Between teachers and students and what should be.
What should be the efficiency the productivity.
A public education -- -- its responsibilities and how can they.
And how can that be manifested in our public schools and none of that is being is taking up any part of the public arena right now.
No and look at it and -- -- also they call maintenance of effort which as your only eligible to get these funds if you're state is spending as much on education.
This year as it was last year so this is top -- it off this is saying let's give money to.
The to the teacher unions the political allies the president haven't paid for about working men working women all across the country -- today.
And in the future because remember we don't have this money were borrowings sixty -- we will have to borrow all this money.
Because overall we're we're we're able to finance.
You only 60% of what -- what we're spending -- we're borrowing for over forty cents.
Out of every dollar we spend.
Karl Rove I'd like to talk politics review but talking about the issues -- so much.
So much fun and as always -- we appreciate it we'll get to the politics here later thanks a lot thank you -- Karl Rove the 26 states challenging obamacare.
Have officially file their response to the federal government's petition that the Supreme Court decide the constitutionality.
That response comes a week and a half ahead of a late October deadline.