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-- can't make this stuff up the International Monetary Fund giving the US government all kinds of advice on how to boost our economy.
But former New York mayor Ed Cox says what government needs to do it.
Is get out of the way and he joins us now.
I have always had the philosophy that business knows better than government how to make money.
And what business always complains about rightfully is that government impedes.
Their ability to do it.
By requiring them to take a lot of time in getting licenses.
Being inspected and those are important things.
But they ought to be done expeditiously.
And they're not often not enough inspectors.
Two make the inspection so they can.
Do more building and so what I have summed it up but all along -- by saying the best -- that the government can do is.
-- -- of the way well.
When you look at.
What's been happening over the past year and a half the White House going into a company and firing the CEO it may have been a bad CEO but he still went in and fired a guy I mean.
But the government getting involved in all kinds of business decisions and forcing.
Businesses to work -- the government and some businesses say that's a stranglehold.
I believe that's true I don't think the government should be in business I mean I'm a Democrat.
And I believe in the social -- -- protecting people -- Ronald Reagan I thought that's good choice there.
I loved him and never voted for him.
But I loved him.
And he did a wonderful job is president.
But the fact is that a government is generally an impediment.
How do you see things right now -- there's a lot of sort of fingers in the -- is in many in many areas right now from the current administration.
Well I don't believe that one of the things that has impeded matters it would be the health bill hunt for the health -- But they -- so screwed up.
I think there is still in majority against it in the country.
And premiums have gone up by two.
A minimum of 22.
So there's something wrong with what they did -- -- -- for the idea of comprehensive health insurance but they did but we.
What do you say mayor when you say it but government should get out of the way there wasn't a lot of differing over the past you know near decade.
As a pertain to Wall Street they've got to do whatever they wanted and things darn near on -- Oh I agree -- that Wall Street requires.
A regulation and I'm not a opposed to that I I suspect that Wall Street.
Wiggle out of some believe the things that should have been imposed in the current.
More of that they're repairs and but there is.
A balance and you know life is full of bounces.
And when we get out of whack.
It's because we don't take that into consideration -- -- said -- no solutions only tradeoffs and life isn't just your -- but where should we.
Act specifically to get to govern where they impeding the progress -- our economy well once again.
We need regulation but the regulation should always be -- responsible.
This new regulation bill any good the new financial regulation I'm not an expert on -- -- you haven't had time to -- 3000 pages of gobbledygook but I know that for example.
To New York development is the most important thing that he's building construction as for Pittsburgh once -- steel.
And Detroit cars and so we have to make the environment for development reasonable responsible.
And expeditious because in that area time is money.
So if you -- need a you have inspection.
And the guy doesn't come tomorrow but comes two weeks from tomorrow -- -- few tens of thousands of dollars they -- areas where government has to look at.
They're probably doing a good job I'm not faulting anybody New York City because it is anybody that knows about business it would be Mike Bloomberg I mean I just made a living he made billions.
It out at about Pete and mayor Ed Koch is great to see -- -- -- Wednesday January but she has every right and that's what little islands.
Yeah -- becoming a New York where they'll.
-- then that's it can't afford him and the knicks can he should come here.
Because you know whatever you can save in Florida.
Will cord apple has sold his mind there you.
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