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Tonight on the -- get why there is no room for compromise anymore.
There was a time when compromise between the two major -- how laudable goal that time -- long since passed but not for the reasons you may think.
Yes the Democratic Party is willing to admit that it is the party for those who want more from the government.
-- are dependent on the government who believe in the concentration of power in Washington.
Growth and entitlements has gone up exponentially under President Obama along with the civilians -- spent on stimulus and bail outs.
There is a belief among some in Washington that he's turning us into a nation of deadbeats.
But 48% still approve of President Obama and the latest ABC news poll.
Washington pundits believe that ignoring these folks in a general election will lead to the inevitable -- election of President Obama.
The cynical and absolutely wrong view is leading the Republican establishment.
To push Mitt Romney.
A supporter of expensive social programs and big government and a believer in government debt.
Most Republicans in congress can no longer be trusted to oppose big government.
Their actions speak louder than their rhetoric the fact is Republicans have permitted the government to -- more than a trillion dollars to the deficit in less than a year.
They've ignored aggressive deficit cutting proposals espoused by senator Rand Paul.
And his father congressman Ron Paul so a compromise between Republicans and some Democrats.
Is no compromise at all it's just a deal for more big government that we cannot afford.
But about those polls they don't capture the unified anger of the Americans who worked -- for big government.
These folks are you Republicans independents and even many Democrats.
They are united in opposition to more spending and bigger government.
And they're all calling for a true game changer.
That's why of all the candidates vying for south Carolina's crucial presidential primary.
The State's most powerful Republican.
The good senator Jim dement is giving a lot of credit.
To congressman Ron Paul take a listen car.
Offset a lot in the last week that the Republican Party needs to embrace.
I'm not only the the Tea Party which includes I think -- a wide cross section of Americans but.
A lot of the libertarian thought states.
You we're hearing from Ron Paul of individual liberty and his concern about our monetary system.
We really need to unite as Americans because we're at a tipping point we've got about half of Americans who want more from government.
The other half for -- -- for.
The other -- -- paying her -- senator diamond joins us now from South Carolina.
He has a great new book entitled now or never.
Which features my favorite chapter called.
No compromise with Democrats.
Senator demand -- that ended bored with the establishment Republicans see there welcome to the -- it's always a pleasure.
You're exactly right judge of both parties have been a part of the problem.
But where we are today Republicans need to be that contrast.
With the party for government dependency.
Americans have to have a party to go to and that's -- the debate needs to be between conservatives and libertarians with within the Republican Party.
Because the foundation is -- same individual liberty.
Constitutional limited government.
That's where we need to start right that's when I talk about and now are never what what is it about the message of Ron Paul.
That resonates with Jim dement.
Well it again it gets back to that individual liberty America is a bottom up country where millions of people make their own decisions about what they wanna do and what they value.
That's what made us different in exceptional in the first place all other countries were top down they ruled -- monarch in -- general or dictator.
And they had their social caste systems and not a lot of upward mobility.
But what's happened in America what what has changed in taken away a lot of our prosperity.
Is over the last several decades power is concentrated in Washington.
And when economic power concentrates.
Thanksgiving when political power concentrates so it was economic power.
That's how we ended up with a big crash because of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac and the Federal Reserve.
If you -- have big Wall Street bankers if you don't have a lot of political concentration of power so we've got to change it it's not doomsday.
But we have to devolved power and of Washington and move back to any decentralized.
You you have welcomed.
And torture arms around so nicely as senator meant the debate that is currently going on in the state of South Carolina even as we.
As we speak.
Between libertarians and other conservatives but what do you think -- folks like Bill Kristol when they say.
Ron Paul has no place and the Republican Party and he should leave it.
When no as I said I hope Ron Paul doesn't get out until whoever our Frontline areas recognizes.
That the libertarian principles are the conscience of the of the Republican Party they are consistent with conservative beliefs.
I don't agree with everything Ron Paul talks about.
I don't think he's expressing our our the way our defense needs to be handled in a way that gives americans' confidence.
But what I have said is we're gonna end up -- less military than Ron Paul wants.
If if we don't get our budget under control back home -- We can debate with anyone who believes an individualized.
Individual liberty and decentralize government I'm very comfortable having given take.
With libertarians but I'm not comfortable -- a debate in compromising.
With people who think we need to spend more and grow the government.
There's no room for what -- -- moderates and liberals went on one nation is 1516 trillion dollars in debt.
What when we are sixteen trillion dollars in -- and you know what's happening in the congress senate as we speak these sort of meaningless.
Symbolic votes against the next increment.
Which is gonna let the president -- the debt up to seventeen trillion before Election Day.
Will you admit that Ron Paul has a point that maybe we should be concerned about.
Nation building and military adventurism on one hand as opposed to legitimate defense spending on the other.
Before we are forced to buy the bankers and the people to whom we -- all this money.
That's yet he it's not only implied I mean it if it's true -- with waste.
-- ourselves too thin around the world we're not gonna be able to defend the homeland.
Particularly with the level of debt that we have right now you know our our joint chief of staff filed for a military has -- our biggest national security problem.
Is our debt so it's foolish for us to think that we can have military base is all over the world.
Spend billions of dollars when we're going broke back home it just isn't gonna happen so the best way to defend our country.
Is to move towards a balanced budget concentrate our defense capabilities back here at home and make sure we can defend our interest around the world.
-- but we're not in a position now to do what we've been doing over the last several decades senator demand always a pleasure thanks for joining us.
Thank you judge.