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Contrary to what you may have heard your right to privacy should not end at the airport.
Here -- two -- eager to remind you of that Bob Barr the former Georgia Republican congressman.
Who was also the 2008 Libertarian Party nominee for president.
Joins me from Colorado Springs and Jacob Warren Berger the founder and president of the future of Freedom Foundation.
Joins us from the fox Washington DC bureau gentlemen welcome here.
Congressman Bart to you first how far will we let the government go.
Give us our -- give them our belts.
Our watches our shoes our religious medals now they can't take a picture of us no matter who we are what we look like in the total -- And it gets in the hands of the US marshals they'll keep batteries don't keep it and look at it for their personal -- And I don't think it's going to be limited once we find out more about this scandal judge that this -- to just to the US marshals.
We know for example now that the TSA.
Folks despite promises earlier that the machines could not would not and will not.
Images of people's people in the new -- as they go through security how -- -- we now know that the machines do that.
This is going to continue going on and tell enough Americans remember that the president of the United States and agencies under him.
Do not take an oath of office to make us secure they take an oath of office to uphold and protect.
The constitution of the United States and the constitution of the United States does not and should never be allowed to.
To permit such atrocities as the ones you've just described.
Why -- people looking the other way -- point -- why -- people like sheep.
Get on line.
And let the TSA tell them what to do and what to reveal and now that the TSA take pictures of -- -- is privacy left this privacy is still exist in our hearts do we have as Americans still want privacy.
Well and unfortunately all too many of us judge you become like you say a nation of sheep they.
They think they get so scared that they think -- -- -- just let the government take away my freedom.
I'm going to be safe.
And of course the end up but neither one and this is a standard political track coming you start the Roman empire.
When the welfare starts starts to crack -- crack up the meltdown started you know Neil Cavuto we're talking about.
At the people start getting restless the Tea Party types questioning government spending.
So was the government do.
They stir up the fear and fear becomes the corner the round where people get distracted from what the government's doing in order to rally to the government out of this.
-- -- fear Bob I I have often argued that the president's first job is to keep us free and if he keeps us safe.
But -- and free he is not doing his job do you agree with that.
Not only do I agree with happy you're in good company beyond myself -- President Reagan back in 1967.
Set exactly the same thing judge.
He said that if that have government programs.
Further cause of freedom they are to be supported in every instance.
However if government programs move us -- security without freedom than they need to be opposed.
And yet you have so many of these so called conservative Republicans running around.
Pounding their chest saying I want just like Ronald Reagan they're nothing like Ronald Reagan when they allowed the government to invade our privacy.
At every level not just to -- airports but every time you turn on the computer.
Every time you engage in a financial transaction which by the way will become even less private with this new financial services legislation.
Jake just getting to the bottom line in the clash between safety and freedom.
Shouldn't freedom prevail isn't freedom that default position.
Didn't everybody who came here from the tyrants in Europe come for freedom and not for safety didn't Patrick Henry say.
Give me liberty or give me death not give these safety your give me death.
Absolutely I mean you know it's better that people be free.
And possibly lose their lives in that process then to be safe and secure -- sheet.
Powering in the dark corner of their living room we'll.
Argument that Jake just said so nicely and -- -- Bob.
Ever resonate with the big government crowd in Washington or is our cause for privacy.
I tell you I'd I'd I hope I never wake up one day and believe that the cause of freedom -- to get back to privacy when time ran.
Indicators -- the cornerstone of civilization itself.
And I hope I never wake up one day and said the causes hopeless so we cannot get back to that.
But darned if it isn't getting more and more difficult to do that when you see both the Republican Party and the Democratic Party nationally.
Regardless of -- -- in the White House run roughshod.
Over privacy itself which is the essence of freedom gentlemen thanks for joining us.
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