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Odds former New York mayor Rudy Giuliani says this -- to the left just isn't right mr.
-- Lot of money being a lot of money at stake -- so you know all the people involved -- of the groups are gonna come out.
-- -- critical to straightening out our fiscal disaster.
Is dealing with expenditures.
What the Republicans have to give on revenues.
That only have to give on revenues if you get.
Really good cuts in expenditures.
For this is a terrible message you may be good for.
For the unions that is very bad for the country and it's very different children cause all this does is increase the debt.
Under which they're operating which has already -- getting close to the start.
The thing about it seems like we're getting in do elect a semantic battle though because -- -- through a number of the statements of the union leaders are going to be spending a lot of money advertising.
Especially to Republican congressional -- corrected.
-- raise taxes they think they have some -- but.
But that the semantics are John Boehner is echoing Mitt Romney's comments about we want to raise revenues.
But that but the union folks are saying we want to raise tax rates.
They differ on our.
-- they get that through.
I'm not sure you get that you have you have 87.
Members of congress who were elected just two years ago with a solemn promise that they're not gonna vote.
For any kind of tax.
-- -- they said tax increase but maybe you can maybe you can -- to tax rates.
To get them to vote for some kind of major tax rate increase I just don't see how you can do -- -- -- -- John -- can get that through.
What is -- it but it's an argument that you would think somebody in the math department would be able to figure out because.
Republicans say you lower rates and revenues go up -- we have history to show that right and you and you and you Democrats say the opposite.
I -- you stimulate your economy but if if you raise rates and you don't cut expenditures.
Which are doing is making the fiscal problem that much worse -- raising rates sizzle of one time revenue grab expenditures is a long term.
A reduction in in in in in debt.
And the reality is we've got to do a lot more of expenditure reduction that we do increases in revenues.
Do you think that the Democrats and for -- specifically the president would go along with some sort of of quid pro quo where.
For every dollar or every five dollars of reduction in spending we will.
Have some sort of formula that raises.
I think I think that's doable but not raising rates I think raising revenue meaning put some limit on deductions.
Put some women on exemptions for some limited on some of these special.
Special deals that that people have our -- and I I can see that.
As an avenue through which you can gain more revenue.
Come back to the same thing I mean you and -- that -- is gonna prove but it's a little easier to sell in light of the promise made.
Not to increase tac tac -- tax rates but.
None of it I think works unless the White House is serious about some real spending cuts.
And -- -- they are they I don't think it happens I think that we do fault the fiscal cliff I think you're gonna have to should be enough to show.
Some -- movement on -- on Medicare.
Either an increase in the in the -- in the age 676869.
Maybe make it means tested.
But Democrats don't like means testing because they're afraid that -- to cut eventually that'll undercut gold medal of Medicaid.
You're gonna have to have some reductions in in in.
In in Medicare.
Medicaid -- and you gonna have to do something about Social Security if you don't do that.
I don't see how you've accomplished anything -- -- -- get a through.
-- you know.
There's there's a lot of Republicans that that are saying I want smaller government I want less spending and I want to talk over the -- but don't take my check away from it.
The average you know they have to face reelection in two years and you can read too much -- -- this election.
This was not a mandate.
This was -- a popular vote 2% election.
Even electoral vote when you look at the states the states was separated by 2% 3% 4% this wasn't some kind of a major re election win.
Like Reagan had like even Clinton had.
Clinton I think one by 88%.
Reagan won by 91011%.
So -- there's no real mandate here so if I can't see the Republicans getting too overwhelmed by these by these -- and in the president's new popularity numbers just came out its 51%.
That's a pretty small.
Jump for a guy who just won an election.
But -- but the only people that are really concerned right now like he said are two years from now there's another whole house of of pent up -- house members are gonna be reelected so they're being very very care.
And they have to go back to districts that elected them to lower taxes but yes so now you wanna go back to that district that you promised.
You're never gonna vote for a tax increase.
And taxes are gonna go up -- two years later in an important and believe me members of congress think about themselves and their reelection before they think about in -- of course.
So let me ask you about retail -- we are we're on the cusp of Thanksgiving black -- -- -- up all kinds of issues about -- Black Friday.
You're you're telling me before we started -- very concerned about.
ID theft that although.
May consultant two to not live -- and -- of course gives protection against identity -- -- -- -- -- lot of -- starting this.
Vastly in increasing crime.
And the reality is this is a very dangerous time of the year this is the time in which identity thieves -- out there.
Buying in stores they're looking to pick up as much information as they can get they're looking to buy information.
Shopping online they're trying to get as much information as they can get.
If they can get it -- a credit card.
Credit cards are being compromised all the time but it goes beyond that they're looking to try to get Social Security numbers.
So they can get into Social Security accounts here so they can get into your bank records.
This is a this is probably the fastest growing crime in America I'm a victim.
I had my I'd I don't know how it happened what I don't know how what happened some guy in.
In union Georgia Diego got my ID they ago had no -- -- -- the -- huge.
What what I what I tell people is you gotta get -- self protection you can't protect yourself against this.
Got to get a service that will help you.
That -- track your use of your card -- your use of your numbers and pick up whenever this suspicious use and notified.
That's what life flock to us I think did the best added but there are number of other services and -- -- like one of them better go get one of them but you shouldn't be unprotected.
If you're gonna do.
A credit card purchases if you're gonna do online purchase you should be protected.
The I know the way that.
That worked against me was apparently some guy walked in and they said.
Hey you're buying this if you wanna -- for our credit card right now we'll give you an extra 10%.
Somehow they had Avaya ID and I started seeing all these these.
That I was applying for credit at all these stores had never.
Bid to before so I was just in I was just in England and and and France -- -- days.
And I got three alerts up on my -- members well at thriller from -- There was -- use that uses and of the use all they wanted to wasn't me I just checked back yes it was me.
But then if it wasn't -- -- pick it up right away they'd be able attractive maybe you'll stop with the first misuse that's how it works.
For -- ago got to ask you about Romney -- You gotta you've got Republicans out that are you know.
Gets me so angry yeah it gets me so angry because the fact is that Mitt Romney ran a good enough campaign to win.
No campaign is perfect campaigns that I want campaigns that I lost it was a perfect -- wasn't in this election with mechanics.
Mitt Romney had a high enough percentage to win the election 48% means you can win.
His organization wasn't as good as pulling his vote as the Obama campaign wasn't pulling -- in the Obama campaign was super.
If if you want to learn how to do would go look at what.
What Obama but going back to your ID the information -- that's what I hear is that their campaign is so amazing to see you know.
Everything about you they know what kind of car you drive they know where you lived -- -- -- -- they know where to pull they know that that you look at a district that what may be is gonna vote 78.
At a ten.
For Obama you pull everybody in that district now you get to a district that's more like 5050 but you gotta be more careful you just wanna pull 50% yeah you wanna pull the right -- -- There.
Approach of this was the best of -- -- now call -- Elected George Bush twice doing that and I would say and I'm I don't want -- to get -- because he's a good friend but this may have been a notch above -- call rove was able to -- yet.
-- everybody says it was it was pretty amazing it's rare publish to deceive -- MB Thanksgiving -- very happy Thanksgiving thanks so much.
Well this coming up.