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I know Riley reporting from Los Angeles thanks for watching us and I have the Republican Party in good shape or in bad shape.
That is the subject of this evening's talking points now.
Deep voice was going to analyze last night's Republican debate for you this evening but then I said why why waste your time.
It was more the say the candidates saying I'm more conservative than you are.
The truth is there is very little difference among.
Mitt Romney Rick Santorum and Newt Gingrich as far public policy is concerned they'll want smaller government they all cut taxes they all get tough -- Iran.
And they all oppose secularism in government.
By most measures Rick Santorum is the most conservative three on social issues in particular but again the GOP policy.
Is basically to a poll asks what President Obama is doing so there is nothing to be gained.
For me to nitpick what these guys had last night.
I did however object to this.
Congressman -- you question the conservative fiscal conservative credentials.
Of all these gentlemen good but particularly this week senator Santorum to have a new television -- that labeled him a fake.
Because he's -- thank.
-- -- -- -- -- That kind of stuff just dumb it's a waste of everybody's time.
Rick Santorum is obviously conservative you may have voted for some government spending they all do that except for Paul.
Who has been so ostracized in the house he hasn't had one meaningful bill passed in 24 years.
Apparently CNN forgot about oil prices last night which is a big issue for the folks right now we're headed to five dollars a gallon by the end of summer maybe six.
Today President Obama addressed that in Miami.
The amount of oil that we drilled at home doesn't set the price of gas by itself.
The whole market is global.
Oil is bought and sold in a world market.
And just like last year the single biggest thing that's causing the price of oil despite right now is instability in the Middle East.
But that's not entirely true.
As a factor has been reporting the oil companies are selling products that originate in America overseas because they can get more money in China and other places.
That is the primary reason we're paying more for gas right now because our domestic supply up because of the mile winner.
Is being diverted to other countries -- the oil companies can make more profit.
President Obama does not seem to know what to do about that so let me your humble correspondent offer solutions.
We the people actually own America.
And the twelve miles of ocean surrounding.
The country was created for us.
The government just administers.
The land it overseas what happens in our name.
The feds allow the oil companies to drill that kids can't do wrong they must have permits.
Therefore President Obama and congress have a perfect right to regulate where fossil fuels that originate in the USA.
Because it's basically the property of we the people.
But once again our leadership let's -- Vice president I say to the American oil companies have you have to sell a certain percentage of what you find a refined here to Americans.
And if you don't.
We're gonna slap an import tax and export tax actions that.
On what you said and overseas.
-- -- bring down prices gasoline would not.
And of the oil companies don't wanna do it we'll find other -- oil companies well trust me they're out there.
Now that's leadership.
And that's where President Obama has been falling down again and again.
That's also where the Republican Party could make gains instead Terry each other apart about who is more conservative than whom.
They should be looking the American people in the eye and saying hey.
This is what I do to bring oil prices that this is what I do to make sure Iran as a get a milk.
This is what I would do to -- that actual.
And the guy -- the best solutions should be the nominee but as John Belushi once that.
It's he raised taxes and chances no I didn't you'll will take away your birth control the reliable.
Where's that get in the Republican Party.
Is the enhanced.
So right now all the polls say President Obama defeats the Republican nominee no matter -- -- use and those walls of flu.
Is obviously not nearly as attractive to voters as he watched for years.
But in order to defeat Barack Obama an excellent campaign.
The Republican Party will have to knock off -- months.
The GOP candidate we'll have to go right after the president and tell the American people why his leadership is -- country.
Obama could call every American oil president into his office.
He could see exactly what I've just said he was talking points memo you guys either sell a certain percentage of your oil Americans we got to pay a price.
Believe me that would be a game changer.
It would help the folks big time.
Finally it's quite clear to talking points of most Americans are even paying attention to the presidential race.
With -- all the electronic gizmos we have these days you can lose yourself and only world a world that you create online you don't have to pay attention you have to be involved.
And millions of Americans are choosing foolish diversions.
And trying went from the both political parties -- that therefore they're gonna spin outrageous an area that'll be so confusing nobody be -- figure.
But the bottom line is this the presidential election this year.
The most important of our lifetimes.
If Barack Obama is reelected we are looking at 820 trillion dollar debt in the year 2060.
We are looking at gas prices that could reach ten dollars again.
And we are looking at a Muslim jihadist movement that will be emboldened by Iran acquiring -- nuclear weapon.
Yes it's always possible prison will change every different set policies at the forefront that's possible.
But right now what I just told you.
Is absolutely on the rise and if the Republicans don't gain some sense of urgency about it and knock off the nonsense.
We will likely lose them.
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