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The president's budget well will have to be stopped -- my House of Representatives or senators still controlled.
By Harry Reid and free spending Democrats but my next guest.
Wants to help the GOP take the senate as well former Virginia governor.
Meaning he's a descendant of Thomas Jefferson.
And former Virginia senator George Allen wants -- old senate seat backs senator Alan welcome to freedom watch.
Good to be with you judge in this -- -- I see it it's a -- of the people of Virginia all right but it would be great if you're sitting in and I'm I'm gonna come right out and say that.
But a couple things I -- raises the issue seems so much more serious now.
The -- is so much waiting here the president's willingness to spend money is so much wild there.
Than the last time you were you were in the congress if you were in the congress today senator Allen.
Would you vote to let the president borrow one point six trillion or would you vote to keep the debt ceiling where it is.
I'd -- to keep the debt ceiling where Diaz and and and any sort of -- house to have ironclad -- -- Of reducing spending I think it needs to be linked to spending cuts and then.
Another thing that I've been a strong advocate force binding them down with the chains of the constitution.
So that they can't load future generations with with the -- -- And that means a vote a vote on the balanced budget requirement in the constitution as well as.
Line item veto authority when I was in the senate was one of about a dozen who voted against that.
Bridge to nowhere in Alaska well if the president had line item veto authority.
He could knock that out and I know as a governor we lived under -- balanced budget requirement ratio do family so do businesses so must the federal government.
But there's something about the federal government senator Allen.
You know this it almost does it matter.
What party controls the White House -- what party controls the congress they just want to spend spend spend spend spend.
Because they think it will get them returned to office or will make people happy they don't care -- generations that as yet on -- Have to pay for a -- the manager and in 2001 that George W.
Bush the self styled compassionate conservative would create a department nowhere authorized by the constitution education.
Which supports -- support stimulus spending.
And would borrow two trillion stated differently aren't Republicans almost as bad as Democrats when it comes to this.
Well -- I would say no they're not and I'd I disagreed with the president and bailing out auto manufacturers I think that was wrong.
As a matter of principle policy and process and we don't -- distribute from those who are are not successful.
Or two and those who are not successful from those who aren't we the people decide who has the best product.
And so a lot of that that was going on at the end of President Bush's term I think was wrong and -- -- stated this much.
We did have two wars we were hit on 9/11 and that did have an effect on our economy.
What we need to do is get back in control of our destiny as Americans our destiny.
Is vulnerable right now to dangerous levels of debt and also because of -- a counter productive energy policies and our country and so.
There are certain things that need to be done we need to reduce spending this out of control spending by the federal government must stop.
The other thing is as we need to get our economy reinvigorated.
The taxes that are being imposed on job creating businesses in America.
Are soon going to be the highest the worst in the world because Japan's gonna cut their taxes.
We have regulators who are regulating CO2 regulating -- Irene all sorts of things that are being imposed on America.
And burdens that hurt jobs hurt families heard our competitiveness that actually our our economic.
Unilateral disarmament and then judge we are number one in the world when it comes to energy resources thanks are plentiful coal.
Finding more natural gas and oil and what are we we're still dependent on these -- style dictators oligarchs and cartels.
When we have the energy resources under our land and underwater and we need to unleash him.
Along with American creativity rather than being controlled by these sanctimonious social engineers that would have -- pay higher energy costs.
All right well I hope when you get back to the -- sanctimonious social engineers are gone senator Allen once and future senator Allen thanks for joining us on freedom watch.
Great to be with you your honor --
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