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Well they just call the politicians -- -- with a debt crisis clowns and says what's happening in our nation's capital right now is a circus.
He's the newest Republican presidential candidate to jump into the race He -- there's just this past week shutting -- from a Louisiana governor and congressman.
Who says federal spending in the amount of America's debt threatens our way of life and He joins us now from New Hampshire governor -- good morning and welcome to population.
Thanks Eric thanks for having sure you know you know some would say -- sounds pretty harsh to call your fellow politicians clowns but clearly were on the edge well say it's -- Circus -- it's a circus Eric and end this circus is -- -- the clowns.
Is not run by management.
The president has no leadership here he's done nothing to propose a solution and that's what I meant.
I wasn't talking personally I was talking about the atmosphere it's a circus run by the clowns where is the president.
How about they Republican leadership and those on Capitol Hill both in the senate.
-- Democrats also in the senate and in the house coming together and trying to get a deal.
Well I like that that -- -- at least -- but look it's real simple.
We spend 300 Beatty and -- -- We borrow a 120.
Billion of that.
And Tim Geithner is talking about having a deal by 6 o'clock tonight solely Asian stock market won't be upset.
Who gives a damn about that were worried about jobs and America.
We're worried about living -- means we're worried about -- strong again I'm telling me.
The -- -- at the -- It's a circus run -- clowns but if the Asian stock market plunges it there's no deal on hackable the raw data the economy if you're concerned about that.
One is the stock market's been up and down like a roller -- the last time looked.
It's at about 121500.
On the Dow that's what it was ten years ago had done -- -- look.
This economy's doing nothing -- think about it with.
We have a million fewer jobs than we did twelve years ago.
We're given our best jobs overseas more -- -- given away.
We give companies tax credits for building plants overseas and leaving America.
This is stupid we need to grow jobs we need to wise up.
We need to change the tax code.
To reward companies for building here we need to help small business -- They create two out of three new jobs and they're not in the Asian stock market.
They -- in America but -- and job that's what I mean we're facing -- about four or five hours or so trying to get some type of agreement.
You've proposals in the goes beyond that what you wanna cut -- 1% of the federal budget every year.
We have about a five year plan.
Cut 1% a year that's 1% of GDP I'll give you a number that's a 140.
Billion dollar -- What what does that mean.
You could cut all energy subsidies you -- we subsidize the big -- companies and all -- a hundred dollars a barrel how stupid can you beat.
I would cut away the ethanol subsidies natural gas subsidies the subsidies on unproven energy technology.
And then I would close down the Department of Energy.
That's a 141.
Billion dollars and we would be -- our way this can be done.
But -- -- begun politically.
It has to be done with America's best interest in my jobs is the issue and we got to stop overspending -- away.
I'll only take a hundred dollars that's my maximum get Eric and you know I'm the only -- -- -- A hundred dollars no -- money the next president needs to be free and these guys are owned.
But the special interest well get a lot web site if you would if you would let me say you can plug go ahead.
Buddy Roemer dot com.
Debbie Debbie Debbie dot Buddy Roemer -- card that we can make this we can make this country strong again -- governor that we have to applaud politic there there's the plug but I mean a realistically.
You know you got -- the power structures in Washington with -- is the potential default if you are somehow they don't have an agreement yet.
Mean Americans will sit back we want an answer we want to have them get something done we -- want to face this.
You know what's gonna happen.
Well it's a contrived mess Erica look I'm the only got Ryan who's been a congressman.
And the -- I'm the only -- -- and who's built a bank -- next twenty years the last forty years and took no federal bailout money.
This can be done I know how to do it you have to lead you have to be honest you're telling me the Democrats -- find anything to cut and a budget.
A budget -- -- with fraud abuse mismanagement.
I've told you today we could cut the entire Department of Energy.
And all subsidies and we have -- 1% a 140 -- And the stock market would skyrocket and the world would say a man it can be done raising taxes is not the answer in the middle of a recession.
-- yet it's still a recession we're losing jobs every day.
-- right there are some of the proposals from presidential candidate Buddy Roemer who joins us from New Hampshire by the way where you're moving you're gonna be a living there.
-- I move out move last Friday.
This is my.
913 of day in New Hampshire I love it I'm I'm going to a picnic in Massachusetts this afternoon but a town hall meeting.
In New Hampshire tonight and I governor we thank you for joining us we'll follow the campaign -- your way down in the polls now what you just announced this last week.
I'm just starting Mary we can do this -- we thank you for joining us this morning.
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