President Obama denies being a big spender
Governor Mike Huckabee weighs in
- Duration 5:01
- Date May 26, 2012
Governor Mike Huckabee weighs in
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And being governor governor Mike Huckabee is only one governor that we -- a regular basis hit he's the nation's governor right you really ask is that possible.
-- I don't know if possible not enough or good morning to serve regular route you can.
Guys thank you I'm sure you heard what President Obama set out on the campaign trail talking about how he is.
Actually in the sense lower government spending to levels not seen in sixty years.
Do we have the sound -- so we can have governor react to it.
What my opponent -- tiger was better federal spending since October at all.
Have -- at the slowest pace.
Of any president it almost sixty years.
Meanwhile the Washington post's Glenn Kessler is their fact checker he says.
Three Pinocchio nose for that statement for many different reasons what do you think of what the president's trying to sell out there.
Well this is one of those pants on fire moments if you wanna look at it there was a state senate in Arkansas that -- when I was governor.
And Stanley Rossi is a wonderful man and great statesman.
-- used to say.
That figures lie and liars figure.
And what he meant -- that was it you can twist numbers to say anything you want them to Maine and this is a classic example because what President Obama had to do.
To come up with this sort of magic formula.
What's to extract all of the spending in 2009.
That was hit is that included the -- -- bill he called -- the stimulus.
It included money that even the Bush Administration didn't wanna spend on TARP -- the Obama administration did.
And all of those monies and some others were assigned to George Bush even though bush had long since gone back to Texas.
And the reason they did web was this because of the federal fiscal -- well the point of all this is.
That was -- money that Obama authorize the expenditure -- it's like blaming.
For gaffes that Joseph Biden made in 2009.
And just moving the calendar back and saying it doesn't count.
And and -- the only way you can come up with a plus also manipulating the rate of inflation there are several mathematical tricks.
And it was a convoluted formula and quite creative to come out.
With something that was absolutely off the mark.
Well even RNC seems confused by these numbers because even they came out so horrible spending is down this trending down the president may be on the below were side of that but the debt that's the big issue and they're calling -- like the debt the president in chief so.
You know is that the issue that Republicans are gonna go on this is the debt.
Well long term it is because that's what's gonna affect the country's economy and it's what's particularly gonna affect future generations if you're a young American.
Nothing ought to worry you more than the debt because it doesn't matter what just that we spent last year and whether we got anything from it it's who's gonna pay for.
And the fact is this is like.
Finding out when you graduate from college pitcher not just paying your college -- off.
Which are paying the college loans off for your parents who've been out of college for forty years.
I don't know too many kids who is say that's fine I'm delighted to do that.
No they're not they're not fine with that.
And that's in essence what ever younger person faces they're not just paying off what their benefits are from the government they're paying off benefits from people.
A generation to generations away from them and for all that they're gonna pay they get nothing.
Governor let's switch topics for a second 43 Catholic -- -- Are now suing the Obama administration because of that health care mandate -- stipulates that they have to provide contraception coverage.
That's the big story.
Yet beat most of the media outlets have not covered this massive lawsuit why -- hot.
It it's like not covering the I have a dream speech by Martin Luther King in 1963.
It's like missing.
The Roe vs.
Wade decision in not thinking that's significant it's like somehow missing brown vs board of education.
This is one of the most significant.
Historic lawsuits in the past 100 years because what you have.
Are the major diocese and the most significant.
Parts of the largest Christian body in the world suing the president of the United States.
That is not small potatoes and endless -- remember the Catholics are not historically.
A Republican organization even right leaning.
Typically I think Catholics tend to vote more democratic and Republican so you can't say that this is some partisan effort to embarrass the president.
This is the last resort but people of conviction and faith.
Who realize that this is a government that is grossly overstepped its constitutional authority and it's not exactly what the First Amendment prohibited from doing.
And that's having respect to a specific religion.
And somehow trying to restrict their free practice is -- -- governor is gonna.