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I had my next guest served four terms as US congressman.
As a conservative Democrats.
Became -- governor in 1988.
Became a Republican.
Graduated high -- top of his class earned an MBA in finance at the Harvard Business School.
Sought the Republican nomination for president this year -- it was decided that Republican is not the way to go Charles buddy Nelson -- the third.
And he -- governor.
I'm delegate -- thanks for at least that.
Thanks so much tell me your current thinking are you no longer Republican.
I am not -- after struggling all year.
To be included in the debate.
Within the Republican Party in the primary.
You have to be all -- debate each lease space -- the 21 century to be no.
Published -- debate all forty Korea -- but only -- there's been a congressman governor.
Don't we got right and and that takes super pac money the only guy running at 400 dollar limit -- only -- running.
And I haven't been and it still single debate I had poll numbers in the middle of the -- period in September.
Call October and November better than some of the people who were.
But every -- we call.
They change the requirement -- always.
Chip out of touch they would -- governor -- did but only 40% in the polls and hateful.
You're excluded what do you think I I won't know Alan I mean I'm not like it's -- nature of outcomes -- pit.
They're ganging up against me I just think that the Republicans.
And the Democrats are -- comfortable.
Talking about the money anyway.
And the money they stand to get elected I -- There fully fit the American people what -- connection.
Between who huge money.
And the actions that you take -- the leader.
Can you make it on 100 dollar contributions.
But you need you need them -- in the primary.
You need four -- album in Iraq now you can do it pretty deep numbers.
-- read any raced 400 million dollars in the general election.
You could be elected president of the United States would be different approach -- not take any campaign reform first.
400 made him.
It's 41 million Americans -- now let me take you out there on.
Operate -- for apple made an.
-- forty dollar.
All think they -- all.
The only candidate to -- matching funds.
Yeah all the -- one -- and contributors you -- -- can't.
Comes close to that and I am not known about Manny -- 4% of the American people can be done.
But he could be -- was behind the plate so to speak he and hurt compared could be.
-- you're a former congressman -- former governor.
You're certainly well known political circles are you telling me that only 6% in the United States knows -- you -- -- -- a -- at Gallup poll that include me and it's been two months ago.
It was it was less spin and -- Salute actually little less than 6%.
Many of the.
-- you breakthrough between now and Election Day regardless of whatever party you might run on.
And get the name recognition you need to know put it to -- to me is the viable candidate.
It's why I'm duke and the American electric -- American elected -- not for profit group.
-- -- hit it there has invested their money.
In having ballot access in all fifty states.
Every state determines that individually to very expensive and time concern what they don't.
It opened their nomination to anybody would participate they're not endorsing me -- -- money.
They spent there are being made.
-- that would actually.
Here's Anderson but he -- the law -- debate for general election.
Idiots think percent.
International -- -- be democratic candidates they'll be a Republican candidate.
And then they'll be a candidate who gets 18% of -- there in great -- from like back so my goal.
-- -- -- -- -- -- Put call ratio performers together reform party American select group this group that group independents.
And try our -- -- 15% if I'd get that out.
How being in the national debate in if I do that.
We will ray hill about the political system that we inherit -- -- greed.
Is that your passion and that your goal what I mean realistically it's likely that you're not going to be the next brazile and expects.
-- -- -- -- It's a long shot there's no doubt about it real -- statement about the -- Absolutely.
Outlined against a system that's corrupt.
The average person listening -- my apple -- night.
I don't -- chance to make any sorts.
You don't count on America they checked Carol.
It did it that worked for this country.
-- it in the right direction.
-- meet the president for equally now there's an energy policy and our city but -- -- policy you don't want.
Can -- -- money just like the Republicans.
From the multi national corporations.
-- never been profitable.
And they -- are right now Obama promised change Allen.
In many ways he made -- and we can go through -- issue by issue where I believe he's may change.
But let's get back the electoral process we have Russ Feingold on the show last night as you know McCain Feingold he's not in office also partly because.
Police -- they want to -- all incumbents but.
Partly because he would do super -- he wouldn't take the big money he refused to play that game there's another in my view fine public servant.
Who deserve to be serving in some capacity.
Are greatly you can qualities of Iron Man -- -- your plot point.
The fastest growing group in America.
He's speaking -- and not the Democrat they're actually -- Not the Republicans.
They're throwing -- in the independent both fiscal on the side this election.
Andy think they're going to be happy with the choice between Obama and -- -- -- so I think this election and we proved it over the last year -- -- and wow more people.
It's a chance -- stand on stage.
With the present.
State and they -- -- the Republican Party and say your ball insult.
That's a moment you look in four.
What we -- where they used to where do you stand on the political spectrum you've been there you've you've been a Democrat.
You've been a Republican you -- left the Republican Party.
Where would you say you fall on the left to right spectrum.
Have a -- the bit it's gotten older.
-- -- would be what you would call an economic -- it's.
I believe in Miami probably in the market entering Kabul even for all regulation.
No we're not big bank reform is done -- this administration.
Is an embarrassment and joke -- -- too big to fail it's a disgrace.
-- -- -- -- -- -- -- But I do believe in -- regulations speed limit on out socially.
I'm more libertarian that I -- are right -- -- those negotiations are Kabila in the ditch its gay marriage.
Gay marriage I think if state has a right and obligation to look at the question and decide how would partially vote against -- I'm a traditionalist in terms.
I'll bet merit principle but you -- something.
I'm getting an education.
Outlining their people would feel differently and why and I think it's it's a legitimate -- -- to look at that age you spent six months in New Hampshire.
By cheer you working in the Republican army.
And they gay marriage stair and up top and a while some people about.
And -- and omnipotent.
Older you don't expect -- any different options with people or else I can live without.
What about a year pro choice right.
I am I would call Monfils pro life all -- -- -- told.
-- Pro life bills -- Louisiana.
There would not protect the life of the woman and did not allow rape or in the big -- this contraption.
So you know equipment that the boy.
Fight for life.
-- -- a woman -- have a straight so in our own feet.
You know it's a shame that we have this in the Republican Party now this all this dialogue about contraception and social issues.
When economic that's really I'm not sure that's where the public really wants us to be focused.
I don't think they the public yes it Allen the public know.
But somebody else will -- show.
Among the public you know.
That Washington DC.
If not broken.
It's all -- look at -- health care.
Here panel bombs start.
Lobby here pretty insurance companies that pharmaceuticals.
That -- -- what you're representatives.
And the big company you work out would start.
And on the ball.
Almost fifty years and we need oil for -- I would start with doctors.
-- And patience and you have a different system.
Well how would it be different under Buddy -- How would.
Put insurance companies under the Sherman anti trust.
They're excluding now he would be able to back.
Health insurance medical insurance.
Across a staple gun it's against the law now advantage choice and competition and lower the price by at least 20%.
True I would require pharmaceutical companies to give up their protection -- its price discount.
They would actually compete I would allow allow the -- crooks from Canada.
To come to our state and 40% reduction in calls.
-- -- like me I'm 68.
The biggest -- -- have health insurance it's pharmaceutical call can be back.
Are protected by Obama even the law number -- I would hit tort reform against ripple pull all troops.
Think we have completed work from.
Of the cost.
-- medical care here.
Driven upward -- bit frivolous lawsuits that the -- warriors -- Com being reformed in this country we did it in Louisiana and lord calls by 11%.
That warn act alone and not before.
How would -- medical -- box.
That the people that -- that they'd each and instruments.
Medical -- -- -- If they can document straight 10% or more over the course of the year and they maintain service -- quality in health care.
I would lead -- -- 1%.
Up everything they say that contributing four -- what I would build sport.
The governor I would appreciate the opportunity to talk with -- -- certainly -- -- and I and your campaign and see how it involves and I hope we can talk again -- those things go forward -- Police reality you've been a real -- -- for arms over the last year I really appreciate -- -- user -- it in the.
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