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Congress allows this meat cleaver approach to take place on meat cleaver.
The president says the sequestered cuts are like using our meat cleaver on the budget.
If only that were true -- I say clean cut away.
Because if we don't my generation in effect steals from new younger people it's like -- baby boomers do this.
Does not need to take this -- -- yeah.
Get down I need this stuff out.
-- -- Picking things for kids his eyes for me but the -- that you have to deal with the debt problem.
That's our show -- I'm sure thankful all you young people out there Ursula and I can't take things like these for me -- Okay at a really need -- I don't want to steal from young people.
That's exactly what my government has -- range for me to do.
I'm 65 are now entitled to Medicare and Social Security a giant wealth transfer operation that takes from the young.
And gives to the old even the apple -- old.
And it's -- sustainable.
There's nowhere near enough money to pay for the promises politicians made were already sixteen trillion in debt.
So most politicians response.
Spend more don't cut anything.
My president calls that sequester.
-- meat cleaver approach.
-- meat cleaver we shouldn't take -- meat cleaver to the budget.
But the sequester caught is not a real cut -- not -- meat cleaver it's just economy amount they wanted to increase spending.
They wanted to add this much.
They're just gonna add this.
And there are still adding they're spending more don't believe me look at this chart.
The Red Line is what they planned to spend over the next ten years the Blue Line is what they will spend after the sequester cuts.
Spending still increases just a little less.
But he could say me I'm being unfair here because it's reasonable for government to grow to account for inflation.
That's a fair criticism.
So let's adjusted for inflation -- assume 2% a year spending still will increase.
Even with the sequester.
American politicians increased spending outlays by more than inflation every year they're out of control.
The rare politician who understands that senator Rand Paul congressman you voted against the sequester because.
Didn't think it cut and off.
Yet now everybody -- it's really just a slowdown.
In the rate of increase in government and when you look at that chart you put out.
And getting really see a space between the lines.
-- it's still least we can do to get started.
And we've got people even on the Republican side saying oh well let's do the cuts over.
Ten years and instead of over one year they're gonna replace the sequester.
With ten years' worth of cuts instead of one year and that's such a cop ballot and if we can't do this little bit which is in the right direction.
Are we ever gonna balance the budget.
On the other hand if the sequester passes there will be real cuts to discretionary spending here's a graph of that.
But discretionary including military that's only a third of the budget and still not that big -- The other interesting thing John instead it cuts in discretionary spending if you look at them by themselves.
Really only in the first year or so and then they rise to the quote you'll only -- Washington.
Could an increase in seven trillion dollars over ten years be called.
Its well not come up with a proposal that I call sequestration without layoffs.
And what we propose is why don't we not rehire anybody who retires that's about a 100000 federal workers a year -- six billion.
Why don't we pay federal workers the same as we pay private workers that be about 16%.
Less than we -- now that saves 32 billion.
What are we cut their travel budget by 25%.
That says another two billion and then if we do competitive wages and competitive bidding for contractors.
That's another nineteen billion you've got out the entire sequester without losing a single job.
Although I do think decry government does -- do smaller you could actually do it without cutting any jobs if you wanted to.
And you've gone beyond that you've proposed a budget that would eliminate four cabinet departments commerce that would save nine billion dollars.
Education seventy billion energy 47 billion all summer that's for nuclear bomb maintenance and could go to the Defense Department.
Housing and development 41 billion.
I think many Americans hear that and they won't say how -- we have commerce or education or housing.
My argument would be that we've spent we spent about a hundred billion dollars a year on education is not any better.
We have tripled the amount -- per pupil spending.
We've cut classrooms in half.
And scores are flat we haven't gotten any better so I'm a big believer in school choice how will we have commerce without -- Commerce Department.
Well you know the great thing about trade is up people trade to try to benefit their self interest and we've had it since Friday.
Man first existed so I don't think the government we need government.
What I was -- the Commerce Department is.
They subsidize -- travel -- -- certain CEOs that are friends of government.
So if your friend of you know Barack Obama you get to travel around now -- sweetheart deals like.
Or one point eight billion for the Kennedy family for bright source.
Really you don't need that favoritism and it's really what's wrong with government is sort of corporate welfare.
How will we have housing without -- Department of Housing and Urban Development.
I think the government's actually torn down more houses than than ever built and many of the public housing is go into disrepair and issues that are of great programs out there for helping the for habitat for humanity is one that I support.
And they build houses they -- ownership the people put sweat equity as wells capital equity in them.
And got to get there are ways to help people.
But up throwing government -- out -- and letting them get overrun by drugs and other problems.
Isn't the way to do it.
And how would we have energy without an energy -- -- I think -- basically the marketplace would determine the cheapest form of energy and right now -- of the government President Obama distorting that marketplace and giving money to people who are big contributors.
Who builds solar panel companies.
And really all of these companies seem to be going bankrupt.
So really what you need is a marketplace to directed and -- -- to those who could produce energy the cheapest consumers will buy those energy forms and those.
Energy companies will succeed.
-- at the current congress is not entertaining year cuts afford apartments but this is the -- shows so I'll go further.
Why are you so careful inaccurate of the labour department and the Agriculture Department.
Well you know I'm such a moderate John and so I'm just starting with you know about 30% of government will.
Won't go from there but here's the thing is -- imagine if you're if they were seriously discussing my five year balanced budget.
Right now we're talking about a cut in the rate of increase that never balances the budget were becoming poorer -- -- each year as we dig the hole deeper and deeper.
But let me quibble with you about the -- balance the budget idea in that -- when Republicans say that I automatically start to go to sleep.
But can be my understanding is we don't need did.
Get all the way balance if we simply slow the growth of government to one or 2% a year we can grow our way out of the debt problem.
But it is true that growth is a big part of this in fact when you look and people say there's not enough tax revenue and the reason is not a tax revenues do because we've been in a terrible recession so it is about economic the economic engine of growth we have to have policies that cause growth.
But do you agree that yes it did.
Balancing the budgets a goal but you don't have to get all the way there if we just slow the growth that would allow us to get out of trouble.
Well that's how you get yeah you get into a more manageable data I still think you should balance your annual -- I'm not -- -- saying.
-- we have to immediately eliminate sixteen trillion dollars in debt.
That's going to be very difficult -- balancing your annual budget is is a good and wise.
Admonition and so I do favor getting to that.
There's another plan and another way of looking at it I propose -- -- any plan also.
Which cuts government -- 1% a year.
For six years in the budget actually balances but -- just puts into perspective it's not that difficult to balance your budget but it -- to be a real 1% cut.
And I think -- in most American families and I deliver that I see no reason why government.
Just 1% good luck with that thank you senator Rand Paul.
-- Cutting government spending is not just about giving us a budget that sustainable it's also a moral issues -- here on Brock of the ire Rand institute remain.
Well every dollar spent is a dollar taken from somebody whether it's through taxes -- -- -- student debt which is taking from somebody in the future.
-- -- that's -- printing money which creates inflation which is another form of taxes because agrees is the cost of living we talk about spending but we have to remember the -- comes from -- -- -- confiscated for the we thought involved today in the largest redistribution of wealth in human history from young people -- typically a pull up.
To all the people who even if -- not prosperous.
Kind of should be because they should've saved that a whole lifetime of saving affair with a contract Social Security FDR so bad take care of the old people it was it's a bad contract ended.
The bill is due.
And it it's unsustainable and it's wrong -- in -- it's -- -- it's -- -- to won't take from the young and pull up and give to the supposedly rich -- -- They say hey I contributed to Medicare all my life might get payments were taken out they don't know they get back two to three that we are getting back two to three times what we paid it who is Social Security award it -- -- The people who.
Wouldn't have saved it rewards irresponsible people if you if you taken a population without Social Security some people safe and responsible ones some people don't.
If you saved you would get a much better retirement and and this of security so what penalizing responsibility.
And rewarding irresponsibility now that's that's -- -- by almost any ethical system.
And hence your book free market revolution which argues that.
He just dump all these people who are on Social Security or Medicare.
You phase -- security and Medicaid out both for economic reasons from -- pulley from moral reasons.
You don't dump that you've made a contract it's an agreement within a generation.
Or to both those systems can go away and then what you do well people then save.
You know -- a premium on saving for retirement and the people who really can't there's a small percentage of the population who really can't save who really can't afford it.
They depend on charity they depend on money from other people which they do today as well just it's voluntary and -- charity today it's being forced.
On the young generation to support their parents and grandparents and voluntary is more moral than force and so government is force -- illusion.
Is evil force is evil.
Voluntary -- -- government is force the sequester the liberal media is.
Hysterical NBC nightly news in California.
9000 low income students could lose financial aid in Texas millions for teachers and schools could be slashed.
The sequester could cripple air travel force firefighter layoffs even kick preschoolers out of child care -- -- Now this is panic for the sake of panic this as an attempt to demagogue us away from this tiny little countries you showed a tiny little cut.
In the projected growth of government -- in -- look it's it's a stupid mechanism right.
Eric just to cut across the board without focusing on -- the problems really lie in places like entitlements places -- growth is under control.
But they using these kind of touchy Feely -- that the hawks chill out and it works it does -- unfortunately because.
Because I'm all -- such that we believe that.
That's what's important instead of person responsible the people responsible for the own life pursuing their own happiness pursuing their own success that's what.
This country's really about.
Thank you are on Brock.
At the beginning of a show I pretended to steal things from kids.
I do these silly things -- I think it's important that young people understand that my generation is ripping them off but do they know that.
Apparently -- that's next.
-- spending trillions of dollars and you are going to be expected over the hill thinking how do you feel.
I don't really think about that.
Okay she's young to understand that she has to pay for my age group.
But I assume -- young people have some understanding politicians talked about generational theft for years.
Wake up young people.
We are stealing their future.
Robbing literally robbing the next generation so I think the next generation saint college student this should know about the problem.
I sent this shows special correspondent candy to ask some about what should America do about the debt.
She went to cal state Northridge and ask questions like this.
The government extending trillions of dollars -- you are going to be expected to pay the bill.
In the future how do you feel about.
I -- -- -- about that doesn't mean we can live about 8000 where -- could have -- -- -- How at how that's coming -- not gonna happen is going to be rollover problem.
But what noted that.
Then I guess.
-- And these are college students they were really that clueless I'm surprised because normally you -- your contract taking a political science or -- And you have to learn -- some of the vocabulary terms and -- dollars and eighty it's a -- seen.
And in political science.
In college these days maybe they don't -- the debt they just talk about all the things government should.
More things government should do for Indiana too busy -- neo marxism you're actually -- But they didn't even optimistic trillions at stake most that would she talked to with the -- -- tell me what you know about the sequester.
That sounds absolutely absolutely its name was again between the -- in the death.
-- debt and the death this gave it ought to be sure.
You know what the deficit is well do you know it is that is the.
Now if I'm that you were I would think they just -- to -- the ones who didn't know most did.
Now there's only one.
Who actually -- Not only but the words meant but the difference between debt and deficit -- one person who could actually explain what those two things.
I have to think about it some time but I would know they're both.
And like many people -- students engage in magical thinking about government some ruled that there is a problem keeping the government been complaining.
Yes but they still want free stuff adults -- -- the government think.
Different -- It went to -- even bragged about beating the system.
Think -- was the loans would be.
-- -- -- -- You just take a step -- and -- Exactly I mean -- particularly taxes and everything so might as well I don't think it until now she gave Brothers about exactly of me who else.
What do you do -- it.
I'm John wedding in their work.
We -- this creeps me out -- spent much of the day there was there any we just disillusioned.
I was I was a little -- -- but.
People -- sweet and they were genuine and a lot of them agreed that there is a huge problem.
The disconnect -- they agree that the government spends too much money they understand and docked pay the bill they still want free stuff.
Now -- forever.
And I I could.
I understand wanting free stuff I'm astounded that people will say it on television where mom and -- had can see -- it's just so.
Stupid insults -- Miguel that last -- I mean.
I was blown away when -- equities still work.
That's -- -- coming out and and the people put themselves your school we didn't qualify for the loans they were the only ones who understood.
That summer is not going to take care of you will have to work hard you're going to have to get a job if you don't have one already.
-- -- -- -- -- And let's see -- now a few responsible people.
One of our biggest problems is people that and expect things they feel like they you know they're qualified to -- And set -- working hard sell it the government right on the money it can't support you when you reach retirement you're not worried because I'm gonna work around.
-- -- -- -- Let's -- I'm glad there was some -- -- -- stay with us later she has -- quits for Megyn Kelly Greg Gutfeld me.
But next why you should get pregnant right now.
I rudely refused to -- I just don't want to.
And because free enterprise invented things like vaccines and our -- Lipitor probably won't -- -- an average people who.
Make it to my -- live until were.
Now I'll pay for my retirement I've saved up the problem is who will pay for the millions of retired people who didn't.
Say who expect Social Security checks and Medicare.
I know -- young people will pay for them.
When my generation the baby boomers retire you'll still be working earning money -- take care the -- It's how it's -- -- -- that was FDR assumption when he created Social Security units worked.
Up until now.
But now that just aren't -- enough review and in the future there will be even fewer review because.
People that they have fewer kids and that's a big problems say Jonathan last and -- -- -- Last just -- what to expect when no one's expecting America's coming demographic disaster.
Joseph Hopkins the author of the next hundred millionth American in 2050.
-- you say if we don't start to have kids at a reasonable rate -- screw.
Meaning fundamentally -- if you don't have enough children.
To work for the number retirees it doesn't work what doesn't work well there's only so many people working contributing.
To the the pension system and there's too many people drawing on the pension system -- pretty simple.
And Jonathan you say what to expect when no one's expecting we mean no one's expecting.
We're not having babies the way we used to well some people are some people -- in Kelly's pregnant -- in -- player Lloyd -- never know what she's candidate.
Yet another problem is bushels getting is we're -- -- rate drops and stays below the replacement level.
And over time your page profile chefs conceded this inverted pyramid with more old people -- young people what economists call babies they call in future taxpayers.
We don't have -- -- future taxpayers being born -- paying into the system.
-- -- support ratio drops and the replacement.
Rate you need is two point one right.
Two parents and then to account for some kids dying you need to point one births to maintain exact.
And and we.
We were at that two point one really up until about 2007.
And then it started.
Now we're at one point 93 right and it's going down as we get richer.
And people get more self Fisher why is it codec.
A crappy economy people's bubble pessimism when you Trace countries -- ultra low birth -- in.
Basically charged with pessimism what type of future people don't have kids if they think the future isn't -- but that may change but that's that's the hope.
Plus immigration we're now talking about a new law bring people -- Well what if that some positive also I would thank you well I'm positive but the -- we become so dependent on immigration to -- we are fertility rate.
That we really are hostage to continuing and it may not -- fertility rates are dropping worldwide including in central South America -- Mexico is right right at the replacement rate right now -- falling fast in Singapore the government gives cash bonuses to mothers who have more babies.
Yes there to work not really had.
It works a little bit but doesn't work enough.
What we worship god doing interviews and Singapore and asking -- young woman what would it take for you to have a kid we got up to a million bucks we gave us.
Like she wasn't gonna have a -- no matter how much.
Because vicious and -- over time that kid's gonna cost -- more than a million bucks so why should go through the hassle.
Why should we believe you two doomsayers anymore then.
Paul air -- the population -- there too many babies were crowding everybody else which is what I was taught in colleges total nonsense.
Maybe -- self correct.
You know we're just raising the issue.
We -- we have a problem they can be a very serious long term problem how do we address it -- -- society you look at Japan.
We you'll have by 2050 more people over -- on the fifteenth Japan -- -- have this problem first exit they are having it now.
I've been -- by Japanese tomography for 25 years it it's it was exactly what we thought was happening is happening and worse than we thought.
-- prime minister said let elderly people hurry up and die according to the guardian newspaper.
He was talking about look you -- not being a good person if you let the government pay for -- year old age they are -- getting to a point now.
Not only were people living longer of not getting married they're not dating they're not.
The lives that the normal -- -- While I mean that there there are surveys on the -- how many young young teenage boys.
Other -- sex and this like most of them aren't you know I don't know when I was a teenager and he's kind of a big topic.
You know it's like they've almost evolved into some new kind of species but hopefully that don't have -- And an America that.
So knowing American dollar and you're a Democrat but you still might find this funny I quote -- -- have a government program -- to cut the tips off condoms terrorists but.
Placebos and birth control pills there.
I I figured passed out copies of very -- the best thing is that have economic growth have people feel that of the world's gonna get better.
And they'll they'll have children I still believe that that's the key thing and not to do stupid things like tell people.
That they can't have single family homes because you know Al Gore thinks that they shouldn't.
And Mayor Bloomberg you say is contributing to the problem by pushing small apartments.
While I think you'll have too many families in those 300 square foot Obama blend of 300 square foot apartment there's a lot of real estate -- to -- made.
In tiny apartments used you know -- more apartments and.
The same structure she can't have a family and a small apartment people used -- lives in.
People don't you get -- with a lot of kids you know strain is research -- has come back to 1930s.
The -- started -- after the first world war.
Small condensed apartment buildings they noticed very quickly the fertility rate is dropping.
This has been reproduced everywhere from Chicago to Iran to Brazil.
It turns out to be entirely consistent that housing type influences fertility even holding all the other demographic factors of the people living there constant.
It's a single family homes produce more kids in town homes town homes -- more kids -- Small micro apartments.
And I think that this is something they're gonna see more.
In more more countries as as we go one and that this debate because there's -- they're now having debates about this issue in Iran and in East Asia.
In Europe and so I think is going to be one of the big issues next twenty years.
Thank you jolt -- Jonathan so go forth and procreate and coming up.
One reason there's the -- promise that the government pays for stuff that so stupid he sounds.
Did you know that you helped pay for a cowboy poetry festival.
So later Megyn Kelly Greg Gutfeld and I will try to guess it's stupid sounding programs are real -- -- But next what we'll -- Americans often make people realize -- debt bomb is about to explode.
-- like these.
Also well there's some good news one big country diffuse.
We can learn from most place.
We have a horrible debt problem but it could be worse we could be like Greece where.
They're even deeper in debt and they riots over just about any content.
Or we could be like -- -- as we just heard or was not enough young people being born to pay for the future.
But it also -- different things from France and Canada.
Economist David Henderson grew up in Canada which had its own debt crisis in the ninety's economists -- -- she moved here from France so.
Terry France is in worse shape that -- I take comfort in.
Well I mean they've been in worse shape for the longest time so it's stunned you know more like deep and deep damages -- here.
There on employment is -- worse than ours and there's actually no sign that they're gonna.
Be able to get out of it.
There unemployment -- -- double digits there are richer country than Greece or they're not in as bad shape as Greece.
And David Canada was once in similar -- yes Canada about to -- mid ninety's was in terrible shape.
Their debt as a percentage of GDP were 70%.
But they brought it down -- 129%.
By the middle of last decade.
Seven dated 29%.
By doing something.
America doesn't even propose to do with the sequester by making actual caught -- making actual cuts in dollar terms and they did battle for a number of years three years about yes Agriculture Department cut 22 actual percent natural rhesus sources almost 50% right done by a liberal government -- -- liberal government.
-- -- -- by contrast France isn't taking similar step.
Not -- the only way they've respond to anything is by saying I know we're and we have this deficit we're gonna raise taxes that hasn't been.
Any public austerity hasn't been cut bank in fact -- keep talking about how they need to grow the economy which means basically we need to spend more money.
The government extend their government needs to spend long running.
And the higher tax rates 75%.
On rich people -- for income above one point three.
And I like how will smell the liberal actor who supports higher taxes and America -- reacted when he was asked about France's new 75%.
These facts put some games and I -- -- yeah that's different -- -- -- -- a government 170 but I.
Or are you know while god bless America mentioned -- yeah.
David I'm still not getting since nobody here wants to cut.
What move to Canada the same.
Since what we're gonna spend less they were in bigger trouble.
They were not the point we're at now so we'll see were week ago.
But you did have a liberal government doing so it's like -- one about Nixon going to China.
I think Republicans get a lot of cuts if they were to do -- Nixon goes to China by going for defense cuts noticing that the cold war's over.
And saying we don't need to have the department of offense let's have the Department of Defense.
Well you work for the navy -- if the sequester happens.
You laid off that's right well get a furlough or get a one day about the email today yes.
Yes and by the way I'm not objecting to that we need to have cuts and this these cuts are kind of crazy.
But they're better than no cuts and no cuts -- -- what was on the table before.
Attorney -- -- the last review moved to America from France because he felt -- Erica was better.
But now we're becoming like friends.
-- they're becoming like friends the -- take comfort in the fact that.
I mean France is in fact we were so for instance I mean you talked about the 70% marginal tax rates also they have doubled there wealth tax.
In the last few years they've increased.
All the taxes you can think about the -- And as a result and we don't Steve that's quite yet in America.
You hop like -- the -- you -- a very famous actor who decided to leave.
And he's -- the headline but he's.
He's just one of many many many.
It's harder to leave America there's an ocean in the way thank you -- -- and David coming up.
What I told that our government spends millions on a mushroom council.
And for solar powered bicycles.
Actually only one of those is a real government program the others -- so which one.
We'll have a quiz next real.
-- -- Smart they are not fair there will hurt our economy.
They'll add hundreds of thousands of Americans to the unemployment rolls.
Call my goodness the sky will fall if we cut federal spending.
That's the message President Obama -- us and it isn't just his words that convey that it's the background.
He -- cops and firefighters behind it.
The picture alone sends a message if those evil budget cutters get their way.
These nice men and women will be hurt and you will be less safe.
When we face a debt Tom this is manipulation meant to make us look away from that away from the real problem.
But it's not new says Matt Welch from reason magazine it's just what politicians do -- Almost forty years ago there's a great -- term point buy -- liberal journalist in Washington back when liberal journalists cared about cutting government.
-- least running government well and that's called firemen first just to say when a bureaucrat is faced.
With not even cutting government but cutting the growth of government and the first thing you want to do is get a fireman in front of the camera and saying this symbol of what you like about governments will suffer first and that -- you rally public support.
To pay for government for all the things they don't laugh about government.
And that's all I'm hearing now the terrible things -- have three hour lines that the TSA.
At what point officials that two Massachusetts zoos threatened to kill some animals -- state budget cuts flu.
It's even worse than that they say that more than half of the air force fleets of of airplanes will be grounded at some point in 2013.
Based on this there won't be meat inspections we won't the nation's meat and poultry factories.
We'll be shut down for two -- this scare mongering -- should be properly understood as fear mongering by people trying to scare the public.
And scare Republicans therefore about going through with cutting government.
Current let's go to president Obama's actual meat cleaver speech emergency responders like the ones were here today.
Their ability to help communities respond to and recover from disasters.
Will be degraded.
Thousands of teachers and educators will be laid off.
What's interesting about that is the teachers educators.
Police and firemen.
That's not the federal government right it's -- -- all state and local.
We've been hearing about teachers getting fired for what five years now what are these days they're gonna close that rubber room down in the city of New York but it's still open that's because they never actually.
Get fired vicious the threats are firing your darling little child's teacher and they never -- you fire and while some federal money goes to teachers and cops.
Most of the money.
Won't be touched right the vast majority of funding for -- stuff still knock on wood comes from local and state sources are what the federal government does have responsibilities.
Obama went on to say.
FBI agents will be -- Prosecutors will close cases and let criminals go airport security will see cutbacks.
It could happen.
Yes it could happen and if it does the people who deserve most of the blame know all of the plan.
-- federal managers who oversaw these agencies over the last twelve years -- because we have doubled the cost of government if you are going to ground the air force because we can't have any cuts are after a 70% run up in defense spending over the last decade.
Then that's on the Pentagon that's not on the people who would -- by a little for one.
-- the other distraction is they change the subject.
Obama talks about the war on women republicans' way.
That the budgets the problem of the day.
Yeah and -- it was a problem really didn't discuss the presidential campaign as crazy as that sounds to go back to the debates the three major party -- The presidential campaign.
They didn't use the phrase debt ceiling even wants fiscal cliff -- that was a big deal not once they only mentioned sequester wants -- -- for Obama to say it wasn't his fault and it's not going to happen anyways.
They may -- campaign about Bain Capital war on women binders about women.
Anything but the actual economy debt bomb long term entitlements.
And it's a way to distract people -- is also a time honored.
Washington concept it's not just -- Obama of course who does this all presidents Stewart President Bush the -- To -- the drug war gave a speech from the Oval Office holding a bag of.
Cocaine this is crack cocaine.
Sees the few days ago by drug enforcement agents.
In a park just across the street from the White House.
-- right across the street from.
A White House.
But it turned out that that was cracks sold in Lafayette park all Italy.
Because DEA agents lord and knowing dealer -- the dealer didn't even know where Lafayette park was the DEA -- -- given directions also he could be.
-- -- And this is showbiz this is what every mayor small town mayor big big town mayor.
Does right they wanna be next to the crime the bust as we got -- ship -- cocaine.
They wanna be at the ribbon cutting ceremony.
It's really unseemly to see it as we did not hilarious clip -- -- a president who does that you -- think that there's -- -- -- associated with the with the office it's not just a gimmick that is not just a gimmick but that's the thing it is a -- the when you spend money politically it is going to be politicized and politics is not pretty it's kind of ugly.
It's based on manipulating people's emotions and that's how you get things done.
And I can say it's interest thing it's fun to watch if we didn't face.
Real problems into debt.
I huge debt bomb I mean it's not just.
That entitlements are going to be unaffordable -- -- now which is totally true and is being ignored but it's also that if you have debt over 90% of GDP for any stretch of time that puts a real.
Active drag on your economy right now so.
It's not just that you can't hire firefighters it's that people are out of work I mean we have one of the worst economies in a -- sense.
In modern history right now I'm part of that is because government spending is crowding out private spending.
And we had his debt over -- it's a real problem which is more pressing then firefighters.
Thank you Matt Welch reason magazine next when America's going broke -- our leaders really expanded your money on a laundry folding the robot.
Had someone told -- that they were spending that way I would've assumed he.
Made up a fake government program but no it's true your government did spend more than a million dollars on this robot.
When we return -- quiz about government programs Megyn Kelly Greg Gutfeld and I.
We'll try to guess which -- real.
-- -- This week we were told that the sequester is a meat cleaver in this gonna.
Cut valuable government services apparently there's no threat to cut so to test that -- let's play game.
We'll call it real.
Cannot compete against his colleagues Megyn Kelly and great got felt welcome -- -- to test -- so.
Here's the game she's -- describe some real government programs -- -- also make some -- can we tell the difference whoever gets the most straight wins the meat cleaver.
Without further -- thank you very much on question number one.
Thank you all for -- 88000 dollars to send.
A comedy to -- to India called make China not wore it real or fake.
Two of you got that one right that was not a -- program.
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All right we've got three questions.
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Thank you all I -- And of course the game was silly but it makes a point next time politicians say we.
And cut every programs vital remember there is so much garbage in the budget sometimes he can't even tell what -- think.
That's Michelle thanks for watching I'm John --