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Gain from the mid term backlash over big government spending President Obama using a speech at an Indiana Chrysler plant to defend the billions the government used to bailout the auto industry.
We made the decision to stand with -- because we had confidence in the American -- more than -- And today we know that was the right decision.
Former New York governor George Pataki says the president now needs to take a lesson from state governors who don't have the luxury of spending money they don't have good to see you good to see you that's exactly your well obviously this was used to bail out -- and the president would say save a lot of jobs in the auto industry and extended an auto parts and everything else that's related.
And he borrow the money to do it they are -- -- for our money from our kids future and that's what this administration's been about it's been.
If you see something you want to help spend money the stimulus program 787.
Billion in borrowed money and it really in my view didn't create any long term jobs -- -- on its just unfortunate that.
This administration seems to be continuing on a path of borrowing and spending.
When we need to grow the prime.
Sector count at the Fed's very often have to learn from the local I mean that's that that's the beauty of this of this country is that all power does not emanate from inside the beltway very often the -- takes its cues.
From outside and I'm I'm thinking of a democratic governor elect in the great State of New York one of your predecessors Andy Cuomo says he's not gonna raise taxes -- -- He's gonna have to cut just as much as -- Republican.
Chris Christie is in New Jersey that's exactly right and that's the way the system is supposed to work it's not supposed to -- Washington the federal government dictating to every state into every local government how they're gonna run their governments and make their decisions -- it's backwards and that paradigm which we're seeing coming out of Washington now.
Particularly with healthcare the states are supposed to be the laboratories of democracy we have to balance our botched.
States try different models and I went through it my first budget had a five billion dollar deficit -- -- -- -- you're going to have to raise taxes while our economy was floundering we weren't creating jobs and I said no we're gonna cut taxes but we're gonna balance the budget we're gonna do it by going after spending and entitlements and we did.
And it laid the stage for years of economic growth.
Let's go back to that time sure you've probably heard it got your -- from just about everybody having was that like you know I can't tell you that one of the most amazing things -- I was cutting everything because we had to -- and I remember I was at the state university of Binghamton where we were making some cuts and raising tuition probably.
-- governor wants to do.
And meeting with the students and saying it's not about the giving you a great education so you moved to Texas to get a job we want you be able to get a job here and and it was it was a difficult time from the standpoint of everywhere I went I -- hundreds of thousands of protesters but it was a great time because I knew I was doing the right handed.
Setting you have to tune out of people who were making pretty good -- I'm sure I won't be able to go to -- to -- -- observers or your hearts it does.
Why is it that this deficit commission that we have came up with some idea -- and immediately people on both sides are fighting us well I think.
Just the nature of our politics today that it's too ideological.
I happen to be a conservative who believes that you don't raise taxes on anybody when you're in a recession and when you tax more with something more you get less of it.
So if you -- -- tax jobs and tax income you're gonna see slower growth.
And -- the way to grow government is through the private sector expanding.
I think the deficit commission -- -- excellent recommendations but.
All of a sudden this the reaction is not to the big picture.
Not too is this a step forward towards helping us solve our problems but what particular interest group in my district might be upset and it's the one -- screen was the -- I noticed that always gets the deal I'm thinking of well -- they give a feather -- something like that mass transit authority in New York which is terribly corrupt from bottom to top.
And -- -- -- on what you have to take it down and we did that and and I wouldn't say -- -- right governor well in respect -- eight -- -- I don't mean to be defending -- two administrations since -- but there are a lot of great workers there I don't have a whole lot of confidence in the leadership how many is that the workers later on disability deserve to be on disability that is a crime and that is something that should be investigating you're absolutely right that those who have abused the system should be investigated and held accountable.
And I understand there are abuses in government at all levels but what I don't wanna do an on time defending government which is the last thing overall I want to do.
But there are a great many dedicated public servants who work hard because they believe in that jobs and the people -- -- -- let's send combat you know it's a good one thank you governor kaine great to see it got under -- -- -- --
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