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Yes for a 36 million dollars.
Might get two really big parties and one of the parties or to pick -- Republican and democratic candidates for presence by.
Don't already know where they're going to be President Obama and governor Romney.
So -- -- -- 36 million dollars in taxpayer money to pick them senator Tom Coburn is -- time the political parties to be Smart given back.
It's nice to you sir are you sure.
Well actually every time I -- loving -- about self and incredibly outrageous expenditure and some -- a talkative today about.
36 million dollars that has been paid by the federal taxpayers.
For the Democratic Convention and Republican Convention and I -- note.
-- thought about I think we are still disconnected from reality in Washington.
And this an example that you you heard uproar on the GS there's an uproar on all the western judges going to Hawaii.
And -- politicians will say things about that but when it comes -- their own Bailiwick.
Tell them this I will give me the money and the the real principle here is you have to lead by example in both parties.
Ought to send this money back.
They don't go into the treasury and make sure that some hard working American.
Even though they may have volunteered the money for presidential election isn't blindly supporting one or both of the convictions.
Both parties expect to raise by.
November upwards of 800 million dollars so this.
Eighteen million to -- that they each guy was relatively insignificant terms of how much my -- there if they got lots of cash neither party is is claiming poverty.
Pop and the reason this understand that that they are entitled to this money by Lawson goes back to about 1976.
And -- the -- there's have to try to get dirty money out of politics.
Well when they set up the presidential election contribution system they wired -- so each party can get something for their own convention as well.
And so the you know it it's just typical inside Washington.
But it just disheartening thing answers are worth the leadership to change it.
No it's not just this it's everything else in the federal government worst of the leadership to change the -- the duplication in the fraud but we're not seeing right.
I suspect that check off that they put on the taxes to make a check up three dollars to go towards the conventions.
I suspect to me memorize those heavily lobbied by both parties -- and there's no check off for the national wildlife association this note check up for some.
You know other you know private entity its ports for these two political parties who run Washington I'm not.
Does it say for the convention on the tax return I don't know I think -- I don't think the presidential election commission.
I'm not sure I may be wrong of prime time so you don't even know you're given money for both conventions.
When you contribute to that.
With these are actually no I know that they haven't historic purposes it's -- part of our democracy but -- I've covered them well these are these are parties.
Big -- both sides -- pick their candidates not officially but he's a lively you know five days on highs -- the very expensive.
It kind of comes back to -- prudent and test you know our founders were very well aligned with -- what would prudently and -- would they spend taxpayer money.
To have a party to nominate somebody in the political program.
Where everything else in that his private money.
It's not public money.
And so the prudent man wouldn't do this and that's the that's a real moral question.
About our leadership today where -- the leadership.
To say you know we're in trouble as a nation.
Car did GDP win over a 102% last month.
-- -- we're gonna have trouble getting hell hole -- in now's the time to set an example.
Am I read the debt you know I've talked about it your new book I'm curious.
Do you see any light at the end of the tunnel on the parties take responsibility for that the politicians but the parties.
Well yes because the parties are made up of individuals and whether your hardcore liberal or hardcore conservative.
What you realize in your own personal budget with your own family is you have to make choices and they have to be based on priorities.
And so I do think that will happen in both parties though they want some sanity back in the system.
But they just took eighteen they both took eighteen well -- -- -- but hey that's the political beliefs of the parties not that the parties are made.
Of the individual Americans who aren't involved in that process and did you shows that the politically lead this country whether you're elected official alert.
Inside the game on politics.
If you're totally disconnect with reality what's really going on this country what is gonna have to go on for you have the -- -- work -- let me rephrase it do you see any indication the political -- and the Democratic Party or the Republican Party shows any inclination.
To be responsible and actually I haven't looked forward.
If you look like -- they can see it well I don't know what you are they took the money well they did.
The bit you know why is only one senator raise in the question about him taken the money why why are there 65%.
No one ever to 400 members of the house for 350 members of the house -- it send it back I mean that's the question.
It is not -- all the answers from both parties as a defense of the status quo the status quo has this bankrupt and our children shackled.
The status quo won't doesn't Kennedy.
Senator except if you get the city has.