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More power to regulate tobacco products with a new -- -- today for President Obama so why stop there today tobacco.
Target twinkies tomorrow when Allen group outraged the libertarian has never -- the cigarette in his life.
But finds big government are far more dangerous and hard to -- -- smoking.
So it's just a matter -- time you'd think before they start moving over to other vices.
Well listen prohibitions never worked late Utley I was with you totally I -- OK I don't what a great I don't mind -- that.
What a great man by the -- -- back to -- that.
I always -- to -- -- reminds me of Ross Perot.
-- common these days -- money back to give money back with interest and did a -- -- would that it wouldn't go that route -- I just don't know.
I know you want to talk about cigarettes what's actually about the last interview deal is that.
Ford didn't take the government money -- right so they can make a muscle car.
They can make -- expensive muscle car that uses a lot of gas.
You can ever get that kind of creativity and innovation our style from GM or Chrysler because Obama won't allow it to happen.
Government is a failure it stifles innovation.
And they're not gonna succeed at GM or Chrysler putting him.
Well yeah I think don't think -- -- -- what you say and and and Lee of course was being a lot more discreet.
-- -- interview with me because -- -- a lot of friends and all the auto companies.
But the fact of the matter is he could have chosen any company -- -- -- with a product you jones' old friends at -- -- -- actually much more in his career and -- And he was saying something was.
About the good intentions of the good but big government ride this thing is to you and I was starting with the -- -- Whether it's cars tobacco -- -- anything the government gets it -- it.
As a hard time getting out.
And where's it gonna lead -- -- you -- twinkies well.
You know we've got a nation that's obese economic help not -- -- -- not and I pop my vitamin pills my work out every day and I would never step foot and McDonald's.
But I would also never tell you really do not what I would never stop go to -- I would never think that.
No I haven't been -- McDonald's in thirty years my kids.
Yeah we got four kids ranging from seventeen years to seventeen months and they've never been to McDonald's in their life.
And if I can I get -- like that and.
Harold and I can't wait and -- the seventeen year old had ever been to McDonald's and never I want to -- is that presents on a seventeen year old.
Up on him all right so you're saying that you know you look you personally look if you're out you don't think that's the government's job to do that.
No -- the government fails at it again and again -- everything they do deal you know when you think about prohibition of alcohol did not work out well of course not didn't stop anyone from drinking.
Of course not all -- did was allow organized crime to control the alcohol industry that created.
Meyer Lansky and and all the other you know all the other career criminals Al Capone.
You name -- lucky -- Seattle they were all there.
-- has not only leave my people out of it.
Yeah I would say you know it was a good but you're saying that what happens here is the government gets too big for its -- and it causes -- -- consequences.
Here's the flip side of the differences smoking did did to give them about a down on us.
That if we rain this again.
We -- our health costs and other words something that has been sucking dollars from months that you -- now that you can't you don't buy.
You can't trust got the number one now it's cigarettes what's next number two freedom.
People want to smoke the constitution doesn't give the government the right to stop you from smoking.
But let's take the unintended consequences.
You just said that health -- are expensive and government has the right idea in mind.
But how about this when the yell yell help must go up when people smoke but Social Security -- go down.
Let all smokers they're all gonna die before they're 65 it's gonna think this country trillions of dollars you know there are -- -- -- every.
Decision the government makes good and when people make and sometimes it's the opposite of what you think.
Well the the obvious opposite is that everyone live longer healthier lives -- -- we have a lot more people living longer and ends up costing.
A lot of anyway but yeah it's a -- war.
Fat cells so where -- this however I think it is a matter time before they do go after some of these other vices -- Campbell good intentions on but the bottom line is.
It uses the wheels spin.
Listen I feel the same way listen I'm not a drinker I haven't had a drink at thirty years and it's not because -- was ever alcoholic I've never been one.
I just never liked the way people acted when they drank.
And I like to be controlling myself I'm never gonna do you don't drink I don't I don't -- how could we possibly I don't I don't do it.
I don't smoke I you know I'm I'm just back kind of gotten a -- this guy on the hope not -- a Jack -- late for my age you know.
But but having said that I would never stop someone else from doing those things.
And it's not -- like this -- to stop someone else because people are allowed to do what they wanna do.
You know I'm a fan of online gambling I'd like to play online poker but the government says that's a legal.
Where does it and you.
You cannot know what he played game up.
-- poker in my own home on my own computer at my own money they don't like that.
-- smoke a cigarette they don't like that means stopping mcdonalds they don't like that -- having -- drink they don't like that what is it that Barack Obama actually wants us all to do.
-- could occasionally you know -- the economy is telling you they don't like you been on that good news at that time.
-- -- but here's a good example of why you know government is good intentions but it never works out.
You don't Barack Obama now doesn't want us to drill offshore back to kind of -- car in the gasoline issue.
George Bush said let's get rid of the offshore ban and what is the price of -- do.
It's really went -- 147.
A barrel to thirty to about I just -- -- Iraq.
Up no more ban on offshore drilling Obama gets elected president.
And all of us are now back to pay three dollars a gallon and I'm sure it's gonna be four or five C that the gallant.
It's his -- that it's government's fault that we're spending more money on gas is back now little bit.
We have this I don't play him to be very at a government blues you know crisis financial crisis having slowed down things are picking up there's a lot of -- -- but not exclusively.
No but you know that's one of the reason traders now are now saying let's get the lights up because it would not going to be drilling all right well when I -- try to sit still.
Government makes that decision I had exactly and they're loud and clear go exercising whatever but don't stop by that deputies -- immediately and Allen wrote in -- thanks for.
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