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New York State in the middle of a heated battle over state woke up pensions Governor Cuomo only wants to raise employee contributions.
And the retirement for the State's few job -- -- But the unions are going on the attack they oppose any and all changes any and all cops and -- hit the airwaves with some very nasty ass look at this.
They trashed our economy.
Bailed them out for now Wall Street big banks and corporate CEOs have teamed up with some politicians in Albany.
Just slash pensions of working New Yorkers by 40%.
Pensions -- firefighters.
Nurses police officers school bus drivers than people we all depend on content by 40%.
Don't let it happen -- governor and the state legislature stand up to Wall Street and stopped the attack on pensions.
I had fallen knew the old governor to.
How to make Carl Paladino is CEO so welcome the program thank you start up I wanna spread there's been checked this against the entire country.
New York State just cannot afford to give the pensions that is already committed to giving.
They must reform the unions are really going to town on this one a threat it is a very ugly situation they won't accept any.
At any reform of the pension system at poll.
New -- gonna go bankrupt.
New Yorkers gonna face up to the reality of of this this onslaught if you wanna call -- the the unions.
We're not talking about Wall Street vs the -- of the public employees were talking about the taxpayer.
The -- -- across this country are fed up with what has been given in benefits to our public employee unions.
That and and and public employees as a as a special class of citizen.
That world has come into one then OK I asked -- that you -- New York State forming.
All the unions so strong that they can resist any and all changes can they do that.
I I think what we're gonna see is a watered down because Cuomo hasn't defined in the isn't putting transparency.
He's gonna come out with a watered down reform our pension reform.
And all he's doing is kicking the can down the road I don't think Andrew Cuomo was capable.
Of really taking and the unions and really doing so this is theater that was seen in New York I think we're seeing theater cross in many parts of the country.
But also I look at the got the governor Wisconsin what he did the right.
And and and he was a stand up guy.
That it's more the exception today but but the reality is in coming years.
This this sudden -- is gonna have to come to announce -- as across the country in the -- -- big states from California to Illinois to New York.
-- all the pension payments that we have committed to.
Is that the major reason why these states are in such huge deficit is that -- big problem is that I mean when they talk about the national deficit they'd only include the legacy costs -- -- must sixteen billion it's it's more like sixty billion are fuming trillion.
The the reality across this country is there for years.
They'd never disclosed to the taxpayer the build up of responsibility that's been going.
But they give you got beat by a big margin.
When you run against Andrew Cuomo for the for the governorship of New York you've got -- battling and it did do you think that's.
You you think that taxpayers overruled him and said -- no we we can't take this confrontational we have a very different we have a very blue Stater.
OK and the reality is that it was an uphill fight all the way I went out myself what I had to say and had tremendous support.
From the kind of -- leniency because the it is a phobia against you couldn't be of no question about it New -- -- with this union incestuous relationship with the with the -- establishment you see that many states across the country.
California's a nightmare also.
They they have to at some point they're gonna have to face reality because of taxpayers are gonna revolt you can't keep -- these burdens on the -- -- because there are fleeing.
Right now the they they.
The the snow birds are all running off permanently to Florida and the and the -- someplace else from the state in New York.
They can't afford to stay here -- quality that we thank you very much for being with us today to appreciate as a thank you -- --
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