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President Obama set a lot of things in last night's state of the union including.
Putting more money into roads research education cars -- you name it.
That -- called for a freeze.
A federal spending.
Learn those things seem that contradict each other so let's separate rhetoric from reality starting with health care.
Health insurance law we passed last year will slow these rising cost which is part of the the reason that nonpartisan economists is that that repealing the health care law would add a quarter -- a trillion dollars to our deficit.
It's just unrealistic.
These destinations by the Congressional Budget Office is in steep cuts in Medicare spending will actually take place mostly -- government say the savings will not occur.
Just last month congress once again put off the schedule cuts for at least another year at a cost of nineteen billion dollars.
Still I'm going to look at other ideas to bring down costs.
Including one that Republicans suggested last year.
Medical malpractice reform to rein in frivolous lawsuits.
That's just not true Republicans have repeatedly gone to the president and to the Democrats who were then in control with their ideas only to have them rebuffed.
-- Republican proposal limiting jury awards in medical malpractice cases was one of several GOP ideas that were stripped from the final health care a lot.
In 2009 CBO estimated government health care programs could say 41 billion dollars over ten years if nationwide limits on jury awards were enacted.
Then there's the subject of earmarks.
Both parties in congress should know that's.
If a bill comes to my desk with earmarks inside I will -- what.
You know just last month Obama was prepared to sign a catchall eight billion dollar spending omnibus bill -- -- with earmarks before collapse of the senate.
And the president tried to appease Republicans by agreeing to cut spending just what one of his many commission's proposed.
The bipartisan fiscal commission I created last year made this crystal clear.
I don't agree with all their proposals.
But they made important progress.
And their conclusion is that the only way to tackle our deficit is to cut excessive spending wherever we find.
While the commission did not simply talk of cutting excessive spending -- wanted to cut three dollars for every dollar of new revenue raised.
A -- discuss cutting spending he also wants to once again give money to high speed rail.
Within 45 years our goal is to give 80% of Americans access to high speed -- This could allow you to go places and half the time it takes to travel by car.
For some trips will be faster than -- Without the pat down.
High speed rail is not efficient for cities more than 500 miles apart so flying won't necessarily be a thing of the past.
Congress has approved ten and a half billion dollars to jump start such projects.
But to make it a nationwide network the price tag could be a trillion dollars.
Not to mention many of the -- governors being offered this money and they don't even want it.
The president closed his address last night by saying about America we do things big.
He's right those big things include a fourteen trillion dollar debt record high unemployment and nearly seven trillion dollars in spending.
I'm not in favor of an America that does all that it's time for change that we can all believe it.
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