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The way things are going in DC a government shutdown may well be on its way.
But what exactly to the Democrats want this government -- former democratic national committee chair.
Howard Dean has admitted he's quote quietly rooting for it.
That's my freedom fighters wondering what exactly do the Democrats have to gain from a government shutdown.
Here and our Fox Business senior correspondent in my buddy Charlie Gasparino.
Agenda project founder Erica Kane and nieces institute chair.
-- -- you first what's so bad about a government shutdown will all save a lot of money.
And we'll all realize how happy life will go on without the big federal government in our faces for a few weeks.
Here's what's wrong with a -- as they started up again with countries such an effect on it -- For real right they don't pull the troops out of out of Iraq and Afghanistan they don't stop bombing Libya the government unfortunately still goes on.
-- it's great that you know great to shut down even a little bit of that and I'm all for that but.
You know not to the Republicans nor the Democrats actually wanna cut in the thing.
But this is all just Kabuki theater to the Democrats look bad while I can't -- -- the Democrats just Howard Dean look bad.
When he's quoted in public and saying he secretly rooting for this.
Because the Democrats are arguing against it happens I'll try and blame it on the on the Republicans why is Howard Dean saying this what's the democratic game plan.
Well I mean he's saying from a political point -- you which is if you can actually demonstrate to the American people the truth which is that Republicans don't do very getting hammered.
Then the Democrats are gonna keep the White House keep the senate and pick up now that's the -- part as.
Wall Street -- the government -- them for a couple of -- Not really because you know as we're gonna find out tomorrow they -- awful these government programs for so long that they -- their money.
That's right but you know here's.
Wall Street doesn't care.
But average business people care here's -- because they really do fear that this shut down.
Will will hurt the Republican Party they would no matter what the ivory tower and libertarians think.
The small business pentagon employees most of the people in this country they don't want the Democrats running the government they don't want higher taxes they don't want another four years of Barack Obama and the shut down.
Could cause all that John Boehner and -- is is caught between cutting a deal with the White House and the blue dog Democrats.
For a miniscule meaningless cut.
In the budget but one that they can -- back home complied with their so called values.
And sticking with the Tea Party folks like Rand Paul Enron people who wants serious deep cuts into the hundreds of billions.
Is there any question in your mind which side he's going to go -- in order to avoid a government -- -- I was encouraged to have here Schumer say that -- is in a box and we should but Schumer box to probably but and that again this is all just phony baloney.
Boehner doesn't wanna cut -- thing.
This is just that in other talking about Andy's blue overalls talking and I've gone out -- -- disaster falling.
It was I I hate to bring the founding fathers into this little rain and then maybe this elusive the -- I'm relate to this.
This is about a divided cover about a father you wanna say -- -- -- -- set this up so if you have divided government there's compromise and I you know I hate to break it to you.
The Republicans in the Tea Party the Tea Party -- and the libertarians are not patrol.
Every -- -- every piece of government and the presidency.
Because of that you have compromised it would kick it around Charlie didn't let me.
His boss -- -- Boehner compromise on our bodies have been batting there if it were not for the Tea Party ahead of the Tea Party.
If the Tea Party pushes them to watch he's gonna be minority leader again a right to the Democrats are gonna ask okay and and Laura and -- -- there aren't that type of counterpoint between -- and Charlie that's going on now I admit I'm putting my thumb on the scale -- lose sight on this one even Charlie's best Buddy -- -- the Democrats like when Republicans have fights like this.
Well I mean Democrats like when Republicans accounts and like it when Republicans act like morons and shutting down the government didn't work very well when Newt Gingrich and it was very bad for them politically so you know what -- -- -- speaking of let's have less government.
-- let's have water that is polluted let's not have air traffic controllers -- Actually have a really hear the crap out well why flawlessly and more than one hour gusts of up at our web question of ridiculous that -- -- a -- you're presuming that the government can is only a commercial bank claims it can do right you're at resuming the government can do after.
Hotter than our president your outlet that -- that happen.
What you -- by -- of -- priority we are poisoned you not want to hang on hang on isn't quite on and I'll hang on because we have to go.
To the bank bail out and whether or not the TARP worked because -- -- those documents that are coming out tomorrow the bank bailout was advertises that way.
To help the US out of the 2000 and he housing crisis but the outgoing inspector general this boondoggle being brought -- Borowski and self.
Now points out it was a failure and many Eagles and it really only help.
The banks Charlie Gasparino I'll -- if that's not an indictment of the bailouts what -- I.
You know listen it's -- depends how you define -- if you believe that we needed five big banks you know that that if you if those five big banks went on there.
Would -- on both fiscal and you know economic Armageddon -- the bank bailout was worth it because we did not have army give it some pretty -- But if you look at this if you're telling me that the banks.
You know -- one from that the banks -- and we're gonna see this tomorrow it's going to be renewed discussion is that really they really believe this was a net positive for the country.
And they're out of their mind if that's the case -- Didn't banks can't bail that was federal money and then get more federal money to pay back the federal money that bailed them out -- Sure drug that's exactly what happened I didn't actually repay TARP TARP did work -- work for the banks.
It worked made the Fed a bigger operation was good for the treasury but it was not good for anybody else.
We should've followed the rebellion of the root of Iceland let the big banks to wonder whether what what happened in Iceland got a profit and loss look -- -- a lot if the we ought to -- -- software that we don't have capitalism with it like.
President President Bush and secretary Paulson went to the congress and -- give a 700 billion dollars to stop the housing crisis we're gonna buy toxic mortgage assets we're gonna buy mortgage backed securities out of those things don't crumble.
None of that happened at if you weren't I would -- -- -- law government and got money under false pretense as we used it a different way than we said we would we be prosecuted.
That's actually out -- said but they -- as the economy is going to crash in two -- with Hank Paulson on his knees begging for the bailout but let's be clear this happened and are covered which is watts.
And let's be clear out -- right I agree with these guys.
It activities I've banks are bigger than they were before not even being carrying 22 got -- details about polls it always -- Invented by guys got -- got it out -- Gasparino the pain Rockwell thank you for joining us should get to.
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