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One big effect of the Tea Party movement has been to boost the candidacies have a new batch of anti big government politicians.
Among -- miss Alaska Republican senate candidate.
Former state and federal judge Joseph Miller who made headlines by defeating sitting senator Lisa Murkowski.
And Alaska's Republican primary he joins us now judge Miller welcome to freedom watch thanks for being here.
Bob thanks for -- judge how does the argument of the government is too big taxes are too high.
Natural rights are being disregarded and too much money is being borrowed and spent by the feds play among voters and Alaska these days.
Well it's all about transferring power from a broken -- -- To a system where there's more accountability and that is a transfer from the federal.
To the State's system for Alaska a bad message resonates broadly because of the fat we have such an incredible resource base.
But we really don't have access to become the heavy hand of the federal government.
You were backed by that Tea Party in Alaska you were backed by national Tea Party organizations.
Do you see any sign of racism in the tea parties or are you outraged that when people from the NAACP.
And George sources group.
Call the tea parties racists.
Well I think George Soros Jesus is a major threat to basically what he -- as good government.
The Tea Party clearly up here does not have any racist elements -- all.
In fact that the backing seems to be quite diverse -- has the -- my campaign for that matter it's our perspective that freedom which of what's being pushed by the Tea Party.
Is colorblind an infected benefits all -- really means again state control as opposed to the heavy hand of the federal government which together in Alaska is a major major plank of our platform and it's one of the reasons why.
We have such broad support here.
What happened to -- national Republican Party.
In the past eight or ten years which brought about the rise.
Of the Tea Party movement.
It in my own view in many examples on many issues.
It became indistinguishable.
From the Democrats and there was really no place for -- the gold water rights the Reagan knights of the Republican Party to go they've shown up now to support people like you.
And they called themselves -- Tea Party.
Right well I mean I think -- that crisis of leadership where you have basically both parties expanding the role of government.
Broken government you know one that really is -- dependency.
-- you know at the state level and also -- individual level.
And we've got to get out of that that -- crisis leadership if we don't have new ideas and in that role I think is what has slowed the growth.
Were released not given the opportunity.
To the Republican Party to gain leadership.
Then we're gonna end up with the type of crisis we've got right now so I think it really is an issue of that Republican Party at least historically.
Really being co opted in the growth of government and this is a movement about restricting the growth of government that.
Last question I know you I know your background and I respect you.
But how -- the people watching us now know that when you are senator Miller you'll stay faithful to the principles of small government.
Government staying within the confines of the constitution that you won't be seduced by the big government who elements in both parties once you get.
You know I've got a history of five -- judge -- from a combat that.
To the fact that the even if you're Alaska when I -- and I need to change leadership.
We've taken that opportunity.
I recognize the country's crisis if we continue -- the same road we've gone.
The reality is this nation is not gonna have much more time at least not as a leader.
In the community of nations and so it's out of necessity I'm gonna continue -- fight as I have in the past.
To ensure that we do change the direction of this country.
-- for Alaska course that's extraordinary for us.
Because that means more state control it means that we can have more control over the destiny that state more control over resource base.
And expanded opportunity jobs that are out for people here Joseph Miller thanks very much come back and join us please during the --
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