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Does the government work for us -- we work for the government to the politicians in Washington even recognize -- government spending problems tonight.
Washington's problems and hours.
Monday came in the United States government -- its legal limit to -- And Monday went.
Tuesday came and the government spent at the same rate as it did on Monday and -- at the same rate as it did on Monday the House of Representatives wasn't even session.
Its members were back in the districts with their constituents the vast majority of them told pollsters that they consistently oppose raising the debt ceiling.
This attitude reflects -- mood in the country that represents a rather radical shift towards understanding the need for fiscal austerity.
For the government to spend only what it takes it.
And then Tuesday went.
Most people know what they want but they don't know what they don't want and when it comes to the nitty gritty of government details most people don't care.
Observe the reaction to congressman Paul Ryan's proposal for Medicare reform.
This reform adds a means based determination for eligibility.
So what you are rich -- have to pay around bills you get less from the government's health care.
And it converts portions of the Medicare program into a voucher system over the course of the next decades.
Look I think Medicare is unconstitutional.
The federal government simply lacks the authority to take money from -- and give it to others but congressman Ryan's proposals.
-- -- pretty are pretty moderate in the grand scheme of things.
And they just -- baby steps in the direction of recognizing the evils of government control of any kind of health care.
Even charity care without harming those seniors -- playing their years expecting to receive this coverage.
The Medicare debate comes down to scaring the elderly.
No senator or congressman Ryan's plans been passed -- former speaker Nancy Pelosi.
Was already an old folks homes telling them congressman Ryan wanted to take away their Medicare.
Which obviously was not true.
The effort to fear monger -- should have been the start of a serious conversation.
About entitlement spending.
Is why the special election in upstate New York is in play for the Democrats it's why Newt Gingrich.
Trashed Paul Ryan's reform proposal.
And as my friend Juan Williams so eloquently put it on our show earlier this week urinated inside the -- -- Republicans are being torn apart -- here's an uncomfortable truth for that.
The elderly demographic is the wealthiest in this country.
So don't be afraid to tell them the truth.
The truth is we have all been -- since the LBJ days into thinking that the young would and could pay for the health care of the old forever.
The truth is that this is costing us far more money than we have.
Or are ever likely to have.
The truth is that there are free market based solutions that will cost less and deliver more without any government involvement.
Instead of responding to the Republican budget plan.
-- an open mind to entitlement reform at a resolved insistence on bringing the nearly trillion dollar defense budget to the table.
Democrats high tailed it to scare the elderly.
-- -- are spending money viciously attacking the idea of Medicare reform as anti elderly but they offered no vision.
A fiscal stability of their on.
The Democrats -- you got Lester demand but Republicans put their money where their mouths are.
-- things like real defense cuts president Obama's Defense Department is the most bloated -- history.
Even though liberal rhetoric has always gone to the Pentagon.
As the first place for spending reform just not when the president as a Democrat.
Very few in Washington are serious about real reform.
That's -- the debt ceiling probably will be -- what can we do about this well people have to get educated.
And explore -- that nature of the relationship between government and individuals but how that relationship actually works on the ground.
That's what we try to do on freedom watch every night.
Next week is entitlement week on the Fox Business Network.
It's going to be an important week filled with thoughtful provocative and above all informative segments and materials about entitlements.
A major part of the relationship.
Between the government and the people.
Because whether or not the debt ceiling gets raised the quest for limited constitutional government.
And the march towards liberty continues.
This is our mission on freedom watch tomorrow on freedom -- congressman Scott Garrett and.
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