High school students face their fiscal future
American Dream out of reach?
- Duration 4:33
- Date May 21, 2012
American Dream out of reach?
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Somebody -- construction of the way things ought to bit.
It's up to you right wrong -- It's up to you to point out injustice it's up to you to hold the system accountable.
And sometimes -- it entirely.
It's up to you to stand up and to be work.
To write to lobby to march to organize to ball.
Don't be content to just sit back and watch.
So we've all seen -- Obama is natural ability to inspire students to his words those words helped him win the election in 2008 but.
This time around it seems more students are starting to have a different opinion.
Meet Maria critical about Charlie card and like diamond high school seniors who were captivated in 2008 but now.
They change their mind and formed the nonpartisan national student group known as SOS liberty good morning to all three of you.
I I don't think -- are doing fantastic and I was so so and Maria tell me what SOS liberty it -- Well -- us liberty is student move meant.
And we have our -- to change the conversation so that Washington is aware of the generational theft taking place.
The generational theft Charlie in what way how are you being ripped.
-- as young person.
When only graduate from high school this coming June were handed a diploma that's also an invoice for hundreds of thousands of dollars that might generations -- have to pay -- Your interest hike taxes and a stagnant economy.
We hear so let's liberty believe that we do not change the conversation back to Austin kids -- -- gonna have to inherit his debt.
That are coming will be stagnant for years to come and our website we have really interesting things we have a lot of videos pictures trying to inspire -- -- -- -- -- dot com.
That has a wide variety of youth from all across the country jumping onto our our cause.
Are you talking about debt inherited like this I want to show over on our big screens here.
Each child born today one point 53 million high school student -- is 870000.
College student 681000.
If you break it down per person it's -- Mike I know that this organization is non partisan and you actually you know believe.
That ideas cost money and nothing is free but we seem to be getting a different message from the White House.
Yeah you're absolutely right -- in obviously we are called the entitlement generation.
Now there's there's a lot of rhetoric.
Going around Washington hospital with the Occupy Movement you know just things -- handed to to kids.
The perception is that things are free and once you realize that things actually cost money.
Really starts to change your thinking about things and up front and things are doing an excellent liberty here is we're trying to -- -- that change the conversation.
I find it interesting that you are joining me from Chicago this morning and over the last couple of days we've seen a lot of the occupy Chicago protesters because of the NATO summit going on there.
And it's gotten violence we're looking at some of the video right now.
What do you make and that Maria is in in stark contrast to what you're talking about.
Completely we don't feel that -- really represents.
The -- -- the entire voice of the youth because like -- sad.
You know they want free health care free education they want the government paid.
Off their -- college university.
But you know that money has to come from somewhere -- cannot hear out of thin air and -- some people aren't aware that.
What Charlie how you get yourself so involved in this right now because many people in America think -- young people they're not paying attention you are still in high school.
How does it relate to you what you might face are you worried about what you might face in the future.
What's very relevant I -- just for an example I'm having -- trouble finding a summer job as this might have a lot of different regards lot of kids are feeling the effects of what we like to call.
You know what the Washington economy a lot of that how many small business with higher regulation high taxes we're just trying to reinstitute the founding principles free market fiscal responsibility.
That's less liberties and nonpartisan we don't consider this Republicans -- Democrat issue.
But rather a generational one.
And it's just met it's just math if you look at the debt that our generation's gonna have to inherit the high interest -- high taxes we think that it's time for our generation to step up the plate and -- SOS signal.
Right the organization is SOS.
All tweet about it you can find out more on our website as well FOX & Friends dot com Charlie might Maria.
Have a great day it's -- -- -- -- --