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When it comes to this and who is who aren't immediate -- welcome cannot.
Thank you -- always good to be -- -- to be with you so tell it like it was -- would be or it is with this super committee debate ever do anything.
That what they got them -- whom the launching pad.
Warren asking the members of congress to fix a debt problem.
That they have contributed to India are responsible for is like putting Hugh Hefner and charge and chastity and fidelity in America.
I businesses -- get up.
There you -- I think from a media perspective the reason this -- got all ginned up is that the media still have great faith in government government has become their -- it has been for a long time and despite all of the evidence that government is not only incapable of fixing problems.
But contributes to -- The media mostly put their faith and liberal politicians not so much in Iowa Republicans are in charge so I think that's why you've seen all of this hoopla and now they're having to admit that change this isn't going anywhere but will they confessed that they put their faith in the wrong -- know they'll just say there's some other government solution out there -- -- there -- a lot like their approach to the old Soviet Union.
You remember when Gorbachev came to power a lot of the media.
-- went into Ecstasy -- finally you know here's here's somebody with a wife who weighs less than he does -- carries an American Express card.
Maybe maybe now we can have world peace well you know it Reagan saw differently said no -- gonna world peacefully defeat these people nevertheless the median -- continue to put their faith in institutions.
And and policies that have proven over the years they don't work.
So tell -- cal how do you spin.
The super committees defeat if you're one the holy twelfth here how do you decide.
How to spin this -- well we -- -- we didn't make it.
Well Pat -- said on face the nation yesterday I thought he made a great point they'd be -- bad news is that the super committee couldn't come to an agreement the good news is there will be cuts.
One point two trillion over ten years now again the bad news is that have a those cuts are going to come from defense.
I think that most reasonable people Republicans and Democrats and even honest reporters.
Would acknowledge that we have multiple threats in the world now not only from terrorism but the rise in China -- very very good piece in the op Ed page -- New York Times in a written by a Chinese intellectual.
About the rise of China in the coming conflict with America so I think about most reasonable and most Democrats used to be reasonable when it came to defense and foreign policy.
-- -- -- became political.
Most of them realize that we can't have that kind of cut in defense when we're facing all of these problems so it's going to be interesting to see how this plays out I I think that got my personal.
Approach would be -- like the Brock commission and he base realignment and closing commission to get outside civilian people.
With no dog in the flight and they look at honestly apple basis can be closed -- -- the members of congress can go -- to their districts and say -- I -- -- the -- -- -- rotten -- people did it I think what you need is an outside auditor.
With composed of people.
-- who are not -- members of congress.
And who are not lobbyists and don't have a dog in this -- other in the fact that they're Americans.
Looking at all levels of government and seeing where the waste fraud and abuse are and cutting it out.
Yeah you're going to find anybody who doesn't have something to to lose when it comes to trying to decide what to try to what to keep.
And -- a budget and things can be very pilots are coming from Mars.
Yeah well that's a problem you know -- Reagan used to say the only proof for the eternal life in Washington is a government program.
Who would want your -- I think everybody yeah everybody -- holes out the children what about the children.
You might be cutting the research for the -- -- something or some obscure program and it's always about the children or grandma now -- -- some of the left don't mind throwing grandma when it comes to health -- and death panels.
But they raise all of these emotional issues which keep the manpower keep the money flowing and keep us in debt and the media are enablers in this.
I would bet -- that's why we caught by as fast by the way despite having an event.
A bit you know your browser as this here on the panel he -- a good point about beyond that Obama's lack of leadership I don't know if it.
If this -- turnaround and it was -- President Bush in office and there was this looming deadline that you know.
Would the media be complaining because President Bush is not back here.
Well you're quite right to our nation would lack of leadership and a number of areas he -- he showed lack of leadership on health care let letting congress come up with a plan and and having very little at least public input into that this is why we elect a president to deal leader he should have put these people that are -- -- look here -- my Jeremy here's my bottom line here now you guys work it out.
And let's have a balanced approach this whole business in the media -- that you see the editorials and New York Times Washington Post about tax increases.
Show -- a time.
I haven't been able to find any and tax increases have reduced the debt.
They haven't they find new ways to spend the money and as soon as they have another it income stream.
They're not going to use that to pay down the -- they're going to use it to prop up orders start new programs it's always been that way so depriving them the money.
Is is would be like depriving Dracula blood.
That would lead to his death and that's what they fear they they don't want this and and the media think that your government is god.
And even though it's proven not to be a false deity.
You know folks as we go -- -- -- -- Cal Thomas syndicated.
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