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It -- of -- if -- look at George Bush wanted to cut taxes and not if if President Obama wants to cut taxes and -- at a certain point nobody loves taxes.
However married with spending cuts and why are we not hearing about that Dennis questioned whether this.
Then I have posted -- yeah listen I thought I'd locally opposed the bush tax cuts -- and said like.
I you're paying for -- -- money from China to get tax cuts what's going on now as far as spending.
Take a look at the amount of money that the -- being -- in the Pentagon look at these wars the war in Iraq before -- the bills are higher than.
-- call 800000 -- -- -- -- 800 -- -- -- workers may be cut it may be furloughed due to these these spending cuts so the question then becomes all of you what.
Maybe that's our version of of austerity -- we need to feel that pain.
Below these numbers -- -- do that here but let me let represented Maldini get first crack.
That yes please -- -- look let's let's let's let's try to on a silver lining here.
What we've learned from the American public during the last.
Two weeks is that attention is turned this this clip is they don't want their taxes to go up I get -- I think Dennis gets that everybody gets of people don't wanna pay more taxes.
If you want to get rid of the deficit there's only two ways to do it raise taxes or cut spending.
People are telling us don't raise our taxes and that leaves only the spending side of the equation the president needs to get that message.
As loud and clear -- seems and got the message on taxes -- they there's a silver lining here maybe it's that and maybe this is the way we build swords some type of long term solution if you China.
I don't see -- silverlight back I I gotta just be that cause I don't see a -- lot of coming out of watcher but congressman heels camp.
The reason I don't is because I'd seen all these promises broken in the pass -- promises of three to one in terms of spending cuts to tax increases during the Reagan administration.
Bush is 221 or whatever was there all of those promises appropriate if the government gets more money.
It will spend that money it will not put it to pay down the debt don't you agree.
Bought hyperion and listen to what the president said just a couple hours ago he talked about sequestration and how bad those cuts were as if he hadn't signed the bill that did that.
This was just seventeen months ago these -- the first cuts that were to occur.
Because of raising the debt ceiling and now they want to undo those I mean that's -- -- -- washes really -- messed up they promised spending cuts and they don't know.
Let me put it to -- because he -- I've known each other long time we're friendly with each -- we like each other but Dennis have you continue ever point to a time.
When war revenue was paid to pay down the debt.
And I talk a more revenue -- not talk about the savings during the Clinton administration because he had a lot of extra money committed.
But what about that that new taxes will the new tax money going and -- to pay off the debt.
And it remains to be seen and the -- for priming the pump the economy and getting more people back to work in the -- You know rising tide lifts all boats were.
The whole direction we're taking with this economy is the wrong direction we're we're we keep talking about tax increases how about getting people back to work.
Well yeah of course and and then do you represented -- -- you know we had former Treasury Secretary Paul -- come on the air and he -- look figure out what your revenue was going to be and then size of the government to that.
We all understand business here at this business network you don't spend more than what it half so at what point.
Are you going to really look at the spending cuts and say -- -- you've got constituents who voted you witness say yup but don't touch my Medicare.
How -- I deal with it.
If Tim and I had our way we would have started two years ago what you just heard from Dennison I like Dennis Dennis and I get a long fine up.
Because I think will be less of a body once he leaves but what you heard was was code which is priming the pump investing that's spend that.
That that's the difficulty is that there's folks on the other side of the aisle and -- would dominate now in the senate and as a general in the White House who think the same thing.
Which that the only way to put people back to work as -- spending more money until that changes.
Either the people who were in those offices or that -- the way those folks think.
This town will not change we have to figure out way to get spending under control the all the way it's gonna change is when people back home starts sending that message to elected officials.
Dennis Kucinich will your last vote.
As US congress at least this time out before this debt deal.
I was through to delist you know you never commit to what your vote's going to be into your -- -- and -- I will say this.
That if the private sector isn't creating jobs.
The public sector has a moral obligation to help.
Get America back in its -- I mean China just in is investing billions of dollars in high speed rail.
What are we doing here in this country we should be rebuilding America have more taxpayers.
And quickly putting an increased burden on the tax.
-- -- I -- we have definitely on the radio Italians will we have a dinner tonight.
-- -- -- -- to pay for place and it it if you're gonna take deposition then come out and say we should raise taxes that they report stop borrowing the money to do what you just said representative -- that currently have a deal tonight in your opinion.
-- -- there's no time to finish that but -- RS has moved back to withholding tables there's.
-- still few days but deal that raises taxes increases spending and it ignores entitlement reforms on the no on any ideologues -- had no other deals from all -- -- guys.
Gentlemen I wish we had better news to report but happy new year ago how you know let's let's try to -- try to keep it real at least a year -- Guys August Mary -- -- camp bowl mania and Kucinich thanks all you do appreciate your presence on the -- thank you.