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Does the government work for us that we work for the government.
Difference is there on the issue of the proper role of government in our lives between President Obama.
And the current leader in the national polls among the Republicans.
The curious comparison that both the president and the former speaker made.
Of the same person on the same day.
About the same subjects yesterday the president laid out a dark and unhappy vision for the role of the federal government -- our lives.
Speaking in a small town in rural Kansas an area that has not voted for a Democrat for president in over a hundred years.
He argued that it is the role of government to take from those who have.
And distribute to those who do not have.
Over and over again -- used the word fair to describe society in America fair play fair shot fair share.
I'm confident that his advisors told him that no one could seriously object to the use of that word.
The constitution requires that the government treat all of us with fairness but of course it doesn't contemplate that the government can make society fair.
Fair play fair shot fair share our code phrases.
For attacking the idea of rugged individualism.
And favoring the idea of collective -- Rugged individualism is of course at the heart and core of the American fabric.
The declaration of independence says that all men are created equal not all groups.
And the constitution of the United States mandates due process and equal protection to all persons.
Not to the groups to which those persons belong.
Why do I say groups because collective ism but perverse idea that our human worth is a function of the group to which we belong.
Is that the heart of this fair play fair shot fair share argument.
Collective -- puts people in groups it is signs rights and privileges to the group and it -- groups against each other in the name of fairness.
JFK himself once commented that life is inherently unfair.
Some have talent and others don't.
Some -- happy lives and others don't.
Some live long and others don't none of this is novel we all of original sin we all have free will we all make mistakes.
We are all subject to the laws of nature.
But as if to suggest that government is possessed with the power to nullify original -- And neutralize the exercise of free will and disregard the laws of nature the president proposes a muscular extension of government.
And he proposes -- on the model of what what was one proposed buying.
Now the president is free to choose his own heroes but isn't it odd that at the same time that the president was praising Theodore Roosevelt.
So was Newt Gingrich speaker Gingrich's argued that government should put people to work.
And teach them the value of showing up for work and earning their own way.
He thinks that the federal government and -- poor families how to raise their children.
He famously once agreed with mrs.
And argued in favor of the government forcing all of us to buy health insurance.
And he's just -- to start a war with Iran.
Just like Teddy Roosevelt was with Spain.
There are Roosevelt as the democrats' favorite Republican president.
But he was the original nanny Stater.
He invented the idea of the federal government telling individuals how to live because of him and his followers we have had prohibition.
But draft the income tax the Federal Reserve abortions gun control the loss of the sovereignty of the states.
And even those horrific Jim Crow laws in the south.
Not only -- -- Roosevelt a curious choice for admiration.
By both President Obama and speaker Gingrich he is up bad choice.
He tried to run the country from the White House and he failed.
This freedom watch is argued many times.
If they big government Republican.
Replaces a socialist Democrat in the White House and 2012.
You can say goodbye.
To small government in our lifetimes.
Now you've also heard me argue that we don't have to political parties in this country we have one big government party.
It has a democratic wing that likes war and taxes and welfare for its friends.
And it has a Republican winning that likes war and deficits and welfare for its friends.
And how we know that both wings even embrace the same big government heroes.
America it is time for a game changer in the White House someone will bring -- a government we can understand.
And the government.
We'll leave us alone.