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This amphibious vehicle drives -- and handled one.
-- -- But government says yes -- the chosen.
Sugar pretty big -- and members -- Established taxi companies get government.
Expense of cool new options like Hoover tried to got the ability for companies like mine operate.
Then something completely different.
Glenn Beck says he's -- terror change of opinion here big change opinions good.
Because when government gets some people special privileges.
That deprives us.
Of good things like this -- your government pretends it shows in one of the moon and learn our.
The chosen ones -- what we.
Call people selected by government to get special favors.
Now if you want to give someone a favor fine.
Some rich business wants to fine day and you spend your own look.
And unlike government you can't use force.
But government uses force would give that favors it taxes you -- me to give money and -- special privileges to chosen one.
Usually rich people with connections.
And his government grows it gives out more favors like handouts to green so called green energy company or union carmakers that.
Most recently the really big money.
Went have bankers on Wall Street.
This causes a great.
Corruption of capitalism -- a former Reagan Reagan budget director just wrote a book about that David Stockman so.
What do you -- the great.
This state is failed it's overwhelmed.
Fiscally it is out of control it is -- -- it can't make decisions because it's trying to do too much and in the process.
The private economy is being badly harmed.
As a result of trying to do you make it better in other words the keynesian premise that we've had for decades.
Is turning out to be upside down.
The defenders of state intervention site.
Housing bubble bursting they had -- coming to rescue the banks face it.
Well I don't think -- that's remotely accurate I think that's our urban legend I've addressed this I call it the Blackberry panic of 20 -- -- Blackberry because all of the key policy makers Paulson all the guys -- -- around the treasury were carrying around this diagnostic tool.
The Blackberry there were watching the stock price of Morgan Stanley Goldman Sachs they were looking at credit spreads they were looking at.
Stock market indices and so forth and I say it's -- fundamentally wrong way to make policy you can't let the boys and girls -- robots on Wall Street.
Didn't drive policy which is exactly what was happening there was only a failure.
Going on in the canyons of Wall Street be -- main street banking system was not in trouble in September.
20 but what they were seeing on their blackberries -- prices crashing what seemed like.
Of that the whole system would freeze up and that would cause massive -- -- Well that that was the still lurid story told over and over by policy people still believe I -- always hungry every day every eight you are saying he was driving that thing Bernanke.
Is the greatest money -- -- keynesian.
Monetary and -- Smart guys they said we hit I'll give you quote Paulson this bold approach will cost -- -- American families far less than the alternative.
How did he possibly know.
He couldn't have known.
If you read he is -- is memoir.
He says I got a call from Lloyd Blankfein -- Goldman Sachs he's worried the shorts are coming after Morgan Stanley they'll take it down.
I'm going to be next you have to do something guess what happened.
Then they bailed out Morgan Stanley they had -- -- they went after terror.
In all the rest of all -- and Morgan -- -- now not made any difference there's farewell athletic credit freeze.
There wouldn't we get there -- -- -- that is just a lot of baloney okay this is the urban legend.
It has been repeated over and over because basically their cronies of capitalism.
Had pulled that could be tied George Bush was clueless he had no idea what was going on.
He said I've abandoned free market principles to save the free Marat -- -- is kind of selling is almost everything else he said.
AIG was not a contagious disease it was not gonna -- a huge problem we can look at that the main street banks we're not -- -- go.
Into a huge retail bank -- The money market funds we're not going to collapse and cause the economic system to go down.
A black hole -- Bernanke's totally wrong when he says we were on the verge of depression 2.0 we weren't close we would've worked our way through what we've done many times in history before.
And this is I say with the Wall Street coup d'etat that really needs to be understood because frankly they're just doing the same thing over and over.
So old why then when the Republicans seemed like they were gonna vote against the bailout.
Did the stock market drop 700 plus point because they're the stock market is a whore.
It's a totally gets on that place predictive place they were were -- stock market I know that a lot of conservatives and free market people think well the stock market is pricing -- in the future the market believes the job of the taxpayer in America.
Is to do opened his veins whenever necessary with fiscal so inventions.
With monetary -- what ever it takes to keep the stock price stock index rising.
Because that's what the speculators want this is why we're in trouble because both parties -- basically.
Thrown in the towel.
And are essentially just aggregated mechanisms for special interest groups.
That are plundering.
I -- -- this special interest group in this case it's the chosen one is are the banks if they're too big to fail they're too big to exist they need to be broken -- They're dangerous we have done nothing if you -- break come up that's giving government more power.
No it isn't because did Al the way I would break a -- is very simply say you want to be big and huge and via a danger to the whole financial system fine you can't go to the Fed window.
You don't have deposit insurance you want to be free enterprise get out there in the market and compete well I.
Think we'd be on better footing but.
You -- -- -- sure in the minority about this I hope others will get more skeptical about bailout thank you David Stockman.
And of course it's not just Wall Street it's politically connected -- government's big special privileges -- -- all kinds of rich people take.
Farm programs farmers are richer than the average American when she -- get money.
All seat assuming and that's -- at least go to the neediest farmers but actually.
Mostly rich front and people like Bon Jovi.
Who -- acres of land in New Jersey but pays only 100 dollars in state property text.
Because he raises honeybees.
He qualifies for a tiny piece of us.
Bruce Springsteen owns hundreds of acres of land but.
Pays little tax on it because in organic farmer works is late.
His poor neighbors pay more.
It's unfair that I have to pay for -- -- and -- 6000 dollars and then they're paying for hundreds of acres to 200 dollars.
And it's unfair that I want.
-- from another government program subsidized flood -- Years ago I built the speech house that's younger me there.
The house is on the edge of the Atlantic Ocean a risky place to build but I build anyway.
'cause a federal program guaranteed by investment eventually a storm swept away my first floor.
But I didn't lose -- -- Thinks I never invited you -- but you paid for my new first floor.
Then the whole house went government flood insurance covered my loss and many others.
I'm ashamed of doing that I was young I won't do it again just what are -- examples of the special privileges for the chosen ones that Tim -- covers.
He's a reporter for the Washington examiner so.
What else -- Obama care the Affordable Care Act was a huge sort of crony capitalism corporate welfare.
-- allow for all the companies that got at the table with the Obama.
I think the biggest winner is probably the drug companies that actually had a hand in writing the bill and ended up helping out all the Democrats who supported it.
How did they get -- one thing is they got long exclusivity on their drugs meaning.
You couldn't get generics -- for twelve years on some of these drugs.
The other thing is that they got all sorts of taxpayer subsidies and finally the individual mandate that forces you to buy health insurance it's gonna force you -- -- drug insurance whether you like it or not save -- -- the companies were Smart -- -- -- Obama -- company -- -- we -- -- be you know.
Well I don't think obamacare would have even passed without the drug companies and by contrast the medical device makers they got hit with a fact -- he's saying.
They were clever enough to get.
-- cronies lobbyists that.
Get close to Obama that you you've got to get at the table.
First and you have to be very generous in your campaign contributions to health insurers at first round bored with this then they backed off some of -- supporting some of the bill.
They ended up getting whacked pretty hard by the bill.
Then there's the import export bank.
The export import bank is a government agency that just subsidizes US exports 80% of their loan guarantee dollars subsidized one company.
Blowing -- it's good for America if they sell -- planes.
And it's it's good for Boeing but that if you guarantee a loan to Boeing.
That means some other company.
Easing getting that won't think about if you're in the position of a bank.
You could loan the money don't company a -- of -- government is gonna back up your loan to Boeing Boeing get fit company loses out.
Thank you Tim -- coming up how you subsidized haircuts for congress.
And chosen ones don't like is taking pictures.
The part of agriculture wants the -- was our tax money to buy 400000.
Tons of sugar.
The limit supply and boost prices so sugar producers can pay back government loans that they could default -- you follow -- parents but it.
We loan them money and now -- given -- more money so they can pay back on long.
Still -- I was sixteen trillion dollars and that anybody.
No questions for me Jay Leno gets that -- exactly right it's so absurd that it's fodder for comedy show.
But it should make us laugh because we pay for it.
America's sugar producers are among the most privileged of the chosen ones and they declined to come on this program to talk about there's -- We ask all the big picture groups Florida sugar cane growers cooperative Colorado sugar meat association -- -- all said no.
The US Agriculture Department also said -- so to get an explanation.
For why sugar producers are the chosen ones and how there's scam works let's turn to Sallie James a trade specialist at the Cato Institute.
So this costs Americans about three billion bucks a year in higher prices.
Absolutely it depends on the difference between well prices and domestic prices but it's anywhere between 700 million to have been 2011 almost four billion dollars a year.
And so it's not a direct subsidy but a price gear would explain that's right it's we don't actually give money to issue the grout is except in and and exceptional circumstances like what -- Jay Leno was referring to what we do.
It's wheat stubble support to these comments by keeping prices high in the way we do that is by isolating the -- it.
We limit domestic -- through something called rocketing allotments and we limit imports.
For questions and how did this come to because this is sugar we're supposed to not like sugar -- -- -- Well what had should retire since a 7099.
In the sugar those sugar act in 1934 that added to the program to protect the American sugar industry that's right and that comes about through three main factors all of the political.
Festival we have.
If you like a very powerful.
The grip that spends a lot of money on lobbying.
There a small the farm industry spends a lot anyway but sugar spends the most that's right in and out tiny about 2% of US crop production it actually spends about 30%.
All of the lobbying money all of the crop industry is the problem with this program but it's hidden it's not a line item on the central budget.
Unequal incentives to lobby their -- and Seamus.
Pay a few dollars a year to to maintain the status squandered that aren't necessarily know about it they -- don't know you don't have an -- -- -- and essentially it.
-- -- huge incentives whenever people talk about reform to stop it because they stand to lose hundreds of millions or billions of dollars a year if reform is implemented.
I also think -- it succeeds because it's complicated and boring.
If people can get their.
Rains brought it solely injury could see the building solar panels it's a line item on the budget at absolutely the TSA scandal where this guy and a hot -- with -- champagne glass that -- topple -- more interesting and rocketing price allotments and then import quotas until lately.
That David Stockman was on this program earlier talking about the great.
This does that -- it just hurts poor people and other country.
Absolutely so that the Liz is a desperately negative that the wind is -- we don't have a choice and lungs out but -- -- American consumers not just your rise if we buy -- -- -- But also candy manufacturers who have to pay more for -- And other countries who might export they should go to the United States if they could.
And and that is a among the some of the poorest countries in the world in Africa -- in the Caribbean.
And Brazil other countries.
And the beneficiary is like the fan -- -- one of the richest families in the country.
Brilliant lobbyists they've lobbied me very charming people -- they say that.
You have to help us because these other countries they subsidize their sugar producers without all this help we can't compete with them.
If other countries subsidize -- sugar produces that means that -- will be cheap that's good that's a gift to the American consumer if we shouldn't Bankrate trailer rip off their -- tires we should free a lot of problems and M but we should be grateful.
Thank you Sally James of the Cato Institute coming up.
Taxis on demand.
A new app helps you hail a taxi.
But that chosen ones want -- there.
In my town you never know -- -- if he'll get a taxi especially its rain.
If only I could just pick up my -- find a free taxi near where I am and just book it.
Actually today we can't 25 cities thanks to a company called Wolverine could just open the now and you can see that cars around you that are free available for hire.
It's those black spot.
He never downloaded over you can just get a -- to come and pick you up within minutes prices vary depending whether it's rush hour quiet hour.
Consumers like the service in just three years -- grown from hundreds of users to millions.
But every step away overhead to fight regulator.
In DC San Francisco Denver they propose rules that would've put Hoover out of business.
-- well the regulars say they're concerned about safety and order but -- whole -- regulators.
And up in bed with the already established companies -- why we column for this show the chosen -- companies that it.
In this case the chosen ones of the established taxi companies here in New York City it's the yellow can't.
One reason there's often a shortage of them -- the government limits the number allowed in the street.
And thanks for that the camps that are -- on -- -- -- -- is needed each taxi licenses worth a million dollars.
And the industry lobbies politicians to prevent anyone else from picking me up.
So -- -- showed up the established taxi business was not happy.
Travis column it had to deal with the act he still does he's -- CEO so what's happened like.
Well look it's at this point it's it's just part of what we do every day.
Five point 5% of my time is spent.
Dealing with the powers that be trying to squish innovation and stifle competition.
In the 25 plus cities around the world program.
It is counter intuitive because the idea of making it easier to hail a cab.
Just makes sense from every direction from a customer from less cars idling empty and polluting.
It brings people together is not just taxis and because remember that old ATT phone monopoly.
And this is all we could have one phone and ATT fought to hold their monopoly and it would be chaos and confusion if others were allowed to your feet.
And that's in a way the same thing the cap companies argue it will be safe -- be.
Collisions on the street as people -- to pick people -- Who you know what they're what they're most upset about is not really a safety thing they make that mostly red -- What they're worried about is at a high quality of service like a sedan a Town Car limo.
Can now also provide a very short response time.
She not only get -- high quality of service -- you get it in minutes and you just had this fight in Denver recently just returned from there they proposed rules like.
You your cars can't charge by distance that's right because of course distances evil right it's like telling a hotel you can't charge by the night.
It just doesn't make much sense but what they're trying to do is that -- plus a few others are trying to got the ability for companies like mine operate there.
We have some video from the fight in Denver.
Where they're demanding these new rules so.
Let's see some of the people we interview we can provide a service.
And safety to the public.
It's not all about the money.
So it's important to make sure of taxis are able to continue.
To earn a living.
And not just have to compete -- You don't just -- when it comes into the market.
This is creating a situation where they're basically it's free fall where they can operate how they want -- want to do whatever -- they want.
So she's a lawyer for the taxi industry and the others -- the taxi drivers they're the ones who show author at these hearings in which she says it's everybody can do what they want.
Like that's a problem and it reminds we what of -- Huffington Post tech writer said.
Your company is a creepy dangerous ideology.
Let us do whatever we want.
I thought that's what typically the folks who get most upset about what we do our folks who want the government to control and and really monopolize.
Major services in cities across the country.
Some cities have a price floor in Nashville.
The minimum right is forty box.
Yet -- naturally got forty bucks Miami eighty dollars.
These are places we can't go to Hartford Town Car port Town Car and it doesn't matter if you go five minutes down the road you've got to pay eighty dollars.
And -- -- -- of this that we haven't been -- a roll out of Miami.
But if you're one of the cities where we are in which is most major cities across country you go to Miami.
Feels backwards it feels like you're living in the dark ages.
And as innovation speeds up this kind of regulatory capture.
On that happens this kind of sort of cartels that are allowed to exist.
Make cities feel like they -- really far behind the rest of the world.
But the politicians in charge don't feel that way this with regulatory capture because they are close.
To be used to the chosen ones the established businesses.
-- you had to hire a lobbyist just because you could even get to the politics but sometimes you just to get a meeting with the folks that you needed -- to.
You've got to go.
Just to get in the meeting in my ideal libertarian world it wouldn't just be -- cars I have a minivan sure I ought to be able -- just take your call or I'm bored if you pick somebody up.
Fair enough I mean look there are there are models for those types of things and it is laden with sorted out the -- -- -- markets do you generally sort these things out I think there's a base level rules you want a place like the cars insured and you have a driver's license and things like -- On things that are truly related to safety but beyond that.
I don't think you need more regulation and most these markets.
The market solves so many problems -- the regulators will get out of the way thank you Travis.
And I should say there are other growing companies that freak out regulators in similar ways.
For example of Michael out of town I'm not allowed to rent my -- the -- But services like your B&B and -- around and now allow millions of travelers to book apartments like -- The regulators don't will cover that in another sure.
But next another stupid thing regulators do.
-- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- Don't know I'm driving and -- water.
-- I press a button and the wheels roll.
-- I've got a real vote.
Cool and amphibian vehicle.
It goes fast on land and water.
So -- -- you drive one to work.
And why can't you drive one of these it's a full size car that does thirty miles per hour -- water.
And why can't you -- this bigger version it would be great for rescue missions where rescuers have to go from water to -- and to get to a hospital.
Why can't American fire departments by.
Let's ask the daughter of the man who invented those vehicles Debbie get -- Your father came up with these things.
But why can't I -- That America electric car for.
Well that's how was available in Europe where it was legal on the right but in America it's not because we can't put air bags in a pound vehicle that's going to go on the ocean.
Because a quote slow it's like this an -- would goal and that -- in Europe do flexible they have saying it had their system is by storm outcomes rather than being as prescriptive side.
As long as you.
Mesa state requirements in terms of the impact on the driver of the occupants.
And say if you want descriptions how you -- go about achieving that result that -- -- -- The proceeds.
-- -- mandate airbags to say as long as you have this or that to keep the drivers safe.
But you want to get into America because this is the big market and they're more places where there's land water together more recreational and silly thing.
And silly and that's why we source the crux here because we can't even yellow thing that I was drive that affect Iraq and so that's a recreational vehicle you don't have uneven air bag.
That you could get approval for in months in Europe but here it took years.
In Europe we could get it right legal within a matter of months because that allow quad bikes on the -- in Europe.
In my sights in America quad bikes rightly go side there's a low threshold.
Requirements and offered vehicle.
So you needed to prove what you can't drive it to work you can't -- -- on the road and you say part of this is crony capitalism the chosen ones in this case turn out to be the Big Three established car companies.
They like the roles -- they keep competitors like you out.
Bond I think that's not to -- there haven't been meaning you can't companies in the states for -- -- Fathers more production run vehicle was right through Europe and Asia that they -- seeing any here.
And it's because the regulatory requirements -- so much more stringent you know -- the regulations -- written written.
Nobody could even imagine such a thing as a high speed -- so it's outside of rule of there.
Categories and boxes and it fits.
Makes it difficult to be in an inflation.
The military's been working on amphibious vehicle for years and they've gotten it's a little goal eight miles per hour in the water.
That play well they would trying to establish something fast of them that -- spent Biden the reports I've read it looks like about eighteen billion dollars.
On trying to develop a fast.
Amphibious vehicle -- -- -- -- and we've succeeded we've created -- you're going back 3040 miles per hour well back eight miles per hour was their record.
Yep I'm -- -- rescinding our Marines into battle Long Will will take technology and I would think fire departments it would be important because that they rescue salute in the water -- -- at the transfer of the body.
To a vehicle which is painful exactly I -- that tracks and allowed -- vehicles have been lashing developed for.
At -- you -- respond.
Usage and we feel that there is going to be a lot of lives saved -- by being hampered to pick people out of the water.
We'll go on risky missions with out being having to be mindful of -- that there was walks and between you and you would destination you could.
Get them no matter what the circumstances rising rising waters and it can strike from the war -- A hospital without having to transfer them.
At least you got approval for the recreational vehicle and necklace thing I'm driving but I notice it's got at least 29 warning labels.
Lamb that was it at that mention to you -- -- home -- and liability issues in the states require that you -- your.
Manual -- it -- it.
Billion invite others reading.
In order to try to.
Topic any foreseeable sitcoms -- any silly thing that somebody might think call.
So are we safer because of all these rules losses.
I had to -- -- since I've very much doubt that I think innovation and allowing people to.
And B is as creative in utilizing technology says what kind Mecca site.
-- -- Thank you -- gifts.
Later tonight I'll confront Glenn Beck how dare -- call himself -- libertarian.
After supporting bank bailouts the drug war.
And the Patriot Act.
But now he claims he's -- look -- -- We'll see.
That's later but next Kennedy reports -- the privileges of the chosen ones we call.
They're the chosen ones and then there are those who choose who the chosen ones are.
And -- congress and they Waller added often take care of themselves.
Special correspondent Kennedy went to Washington to check out some of their special privileges she -- perks -- the Senate's barber -- You can also get nanny care of the -- saying the senate barbershop loses about a third of a million dollars every year.
Maybe that's where they didn't want Kennedy taking pictures.
They kicked around at least the house barbershop was privatized years -- it's not losing money.
Once again you.
Even in the halls of congress you can find a way for the free market to work.
And if we emulate this establishment and other operations of congress they can not only saved taxpayers some money we could set an example.
Pete -- the National Taxpayers Union wonders why is -- senate doesn't privatize too.
Sergeant at arms here keeps saying I'm gonna get to it gonna get to it.
Part of the problem is some very expensive legacy employees getting paid 70000.
Members of congress also get custom made furniture.
The head of the cabinet shop makes -- 109.
Hair back into the price tag if you want to produce custom pieces that the senators want.
Another thing congress gets is an exclusive some places.
Like many public transit systems a lot of the cars are empty.
What is the one area it's not even on the map and most people are so carried -- house members fitness.
That's where Paul Ryan's helps those -- it's right there we go there.
But -- so secret.
But after searching for an hour they couldn't find time.
Finally congressman want to fly somewhere they have.
Privileged parking here at the national airport and they can get in and out very easily.
My name Kennedy tried to park their two.
Can I park here.
I guess we're not the chosen one can't -- here.
Now we're not the chosen ones were just the media and you could argue that these people are doing the nation's business they need to go home a lot they deserve a special parking lot.
How that is such baloney nonsense -- you know it and I know it.
Their base -- -- 174000.
Dollars a year they have to pay for travel they get a thousand dollars a month in the house to lease a car.
And it didn't basically all the things that you and I have to pay for that eat up our salaries.
They know that doesn't it let's send it really the bubble.
But they don't pay for anything in with.
Benefits it's about 280 -- exactly that's their base salary it's close to 300000.
Dollars a year.
My heart is just breaking for them.
No they're they're living in a bubble and -- -- people say well you need to ask you need to make congress attracted -- the best people in the country.
One a run profit right.
And -- Retort to that is.
This is the best the milk clip from the fiscal fiscal Clifton sequestration really this is the best you could've given us.
Let's go to the small stuff the barbershop you visited.
The house privatized yes it makes money.
And it's got cheaper haircuts the senate barber shop they run a deficit an annual deficit of close to 400000.
Dollars every year -- anything run by the government loses money exactly the sergeant at arms says -- in the process of privatizing.
Which could take millennia.
Other privileges franking they get to send out free mail propaganda it's one of the reasons incumbents were later thrown out.
The top guys spend 30400.
How we year.
Two -- -- emails if you're spending 400000.
Dollars a year.
And -- re educating your constituency you're spending way too much money do what digitally it's free.
It was worse they used to be able to kite checks every lawmaker used to have his own gold plated shaving cup and the barber shop and they've gotten rid of that.
Wow that's seven.
Progress right thank you -- next something very big different Glenn Beck now says he's a libertarian.
Probably not be true we supported the bank bailout and warrantless wiretaps I will confront him about this claim.
-- -- And now for something completely different this year Glenn Beck said he's a libertarian.
I want them to be libertarian because he's popular he's got millions of followers his success -- radio and TV gave me hope.
Talked about reading Milton Friedman -- -- he opposed the GM Bela.
Then he supported TARP worse he said 700 billion dollars in stimulus money is not enough.
He supported the Patriot Act warrantless wiretapping and at the Republican primary his candidate was the anti libertarian Rick Santoro.
So Glenn now you email me and say I had been moving closer to libertarian as -- with every day.
That I didn't know I was what do you mean I've I've always considered myself.
Eight -- libertarian leaning Republican I just completely given up hope on any kind of Republican that would actually get at the Republican Party is a waste of time.
So I -- a really changed a lot of the things that I've believed in my friends is he got a few things wrong I was never for the stimulus.
Never for this is this quote 700 billion is not enough must've been indeed in jest because there's no way I was never for that about TARP I was 42 days I came out on a Monday and said.
I'm for TARP because is going to give time for people to prepare because this is going to be really bad that I saw them put it together I saw what they were gonna do.
And I saw there -- -- bleed us dry and I said by Wednesday absolutely not.
This is another -- this is corporate welfare.
The Patriot Act I was four I was stupid.
-- but I was always four of the Patriot Act with sun sets which wasn't far enough should never give them enough power was wrong on that one.
Warrantless wiretaps absolutely wrong on it again.
I was caught up in the whole war thing completely.
Foolish to trust.
Government so what I said to you in that email John was.
The only thing I really changed was.
Slowly but surely I've lost my entire faith in government having any answer or being square or decent at all.
I don't believe that they.
Have the individual.
At heart I believe they have their power -- heart.
It was foolish of me to think otherwise.
And why Santoro.
Well that one was because I believe that.
He was the only one out there that really kind of understood that the war -- that.
This government was -- waging on the religion.
This administration I wasn't happy with any of the candidates in the end I was supporting Romney.
I wasn't happy with any of them I thought all of them except for Newt Gingrich were much better than the choice.
Obama that's what I was going for.
OK so and part of your journey towards liberty that the drug war when I interviewed you when I was -- 2020s Cigna we just can't legalize the stuff.
You can still think that none at all I still don't think we can legalize it overnight.
I -- may.
I were I believe in reverse engineering this the drug war is a failure.
In my eight my understanding of where I'm at now John is not that we can.
That people will be any better with the drugs then.
You know what we are I mean I'm I'm an alcoholic recovering alcoholic so.
I speak from experience here.
What my problem is is not the people using the drugs.
It's the people who will then see a drug user in the street and forced need to pay for rehabilitation.
For that person.
If that person wants to kill themselves.
By using drugs that's their business and I have I have no problem with that.
The clarity has come that.
We are out of money.
We don't have any money this is clearly working as well as prohibition did what are we doing stop.
And some libertarians were hassling you demanding -- -- -- -- kind of look at that you know the thing is is that somebody said you know your hijacking libertarian.
Hijacking why it.
Hijacking what a non political movement.
I mean it especially.
What -- really don't understand John is you and I've always got along we disagree on things.
But I've I don't understand when somebody says hey you know what I'm moving your direction.
I I I will admit but what do you do with the Patriot Act and warrantless wiretaps.
I was wrong on those I'm moving your direction.
I'm a big defender.
Against the drones and and I was well under the Bush Administration.
Okay I'm moving -- direction.
Why would you instead of embracing them and saying come on brother you still got some things you got to take care but come on again.
Why instead the people stand there and say we don't want you.
Well that's gonna give you 1%.
And it's going to continue to give us the two choices of the Republicans and the Democrats they are working together.
And they don't have a lot in common except progressive -- can and we have liberty.
Ended varying degrees of that in common and try to get people to come closer to liberty.
Nice cortisol and I want you.
Among libertarian issues war is big war you said.
Iraq and Afghanistan -- we went into Iraq to prevent world war three we have to succeed there.
The problem -- have -- libertarians is they wanna stop everything and come home.
-- change of opinion here big change of opinion best way to explain my opinion is.
When you have to go to war billion pound them.
And then go home we're not rebuilding you were teaching you a lesson don't screw with us we won't screw with you.
Period that's -- the best way to get people in this is a really evolving and really pretty solid.
Understanding now the reason why we were given the statue of liberty is a gift is because.
We paid attention to our stuff and not everybody else's stuff.
On our money new lesson that I learned in the last year and a half on our money when we first started -- and it didn't say in god we trust is said mind your business.
I think we should put that back on our money our problems he really say mind your business.
Yeah the first money said mind your business I love that.
And if we would do that more people would want to com.
Towards us and then some quick ones for -- Now.
Abolish it and yes the Fed.
Gambling legalize it.
-- have a problem within it's -- -- but I don't really care I mean you know Vegas is still standing whatever.
A sex work prostitution.
Have a problem -- that when I'm not there.
Okay he -- gay marriage always been there whatever it's your business.
Don't change my -- church.
And -- in my church -- to marry people.
I won't tell you that your church doesn't have to do Glenn I welcome you -- -- libertarian -- them and moving more toward it I hope all the time.
I would love to have some longer conversations would be John because you have been in this space for a very long time.
I still have a lot to learn.
But I will tell you it's it's refreshing to talk to somebody who will welcome somebody with open arms.
And and even though a lot of stuff.
Is wrong about the Internet I'm willing to admit when I am when I have been wrong and try to correct it.
Well I'm glad you're on board now the earlier and it.
Now -- -- a libertarian we get -- to convince seven billion other people and will keep trying.
Well we're out of time for tonight I see you next --
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