Senator Rand Paul on his new book
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- Date Sep 10, 2012
Senator Rand Paul on his new book
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She's one of only 100 US senators had -- like many of his colleagues on the other side of the aisle he's using his power and influence to hold government accountable for you.
Now senator Rand Paul's newest book exposes how the government is bullying you the American people.
-- -- details in great length how President Obama standing idly by as the feds are trampling on your rights as an American citizen.
Joining me now is the author of the brand new book government police how everyday Americans are being harassed abused and imprisoned by the feds.
Kentucky senator Rand Paul could see senator Korea on -- and we are being bullied.
But -- bully regulation -- -- at -- taxation.
And -- being hit in the head after we pay half our our income in taxes with we don't pay our fair share.
-- we actually tell the actual stories of people put in prison there's a guy named John -- kind came here to escape communism and the Soviets in Hungary came from freedom in our country.
We put him in jail for three years and you know what he did.
He put cleaned -- on dry land and they said you know what -- -- a pollutants.
And dry land is a wetlands.
Unbelievable and that that kind of stuff should happen America what is happening in his newly crowned did you hear about the case today.
There was a couple and they found these golds double legal coins right from what 1939 I think is the and there were play eighty million dollars in a court case it was in because stated I guess.
Confiscated him or asked people turn -- FDR FDR.
And but they had the ten points or whatever was and they said no we're -- them and I don't get a penny.
Let's sort of like the Nazis taking paintings from Jewish families during the war Intel you don't get them back -- they're yours they're still years even if they find it sixty years later -- -- -- think that estimates criminal intent here by what the grandfather the father.
We never change some of those laws unfortunately some of the gold common station some level we -- gold ownership now it's a mistake we never reverse -- the law I watched you very closely in your speech at the Republican Convention and I found an interest in because.
I agree with you we've we've got to cut out the waste fraud and abuse you talk specifically about the military.
-- -- that the world's about to blow up with the Muslim Brotherhood Egypt's North Africa Iran.
This is the time to be guiding defense the way we are well wouldn't -- defense but what I would say is that the primary function of the federal government is national event so you know I agree completely that is the number one preeminent thing we do in Washington it's in the constitution it's what we're supposed to do.
But that being said the compromise we have now is we always increase military spending we always increase welfare spending.
The reverse compromise has to happen.
You have to reduce military spending that's how you get a compromise you have to reduce domestic spending but you do without compromising your national defense.
You choose weapons systems not as work programs where -- you need them for your national defense what about the way the president is now trying to frame the debate.
Ten -- and cuts.
One dollar in tax increases Romney won't even go for that.
What I've learned is Washington is a shell game so like he was going to pay for Obama care with student loan money.
-- -- the student interest he reduced and that was the money disposed to favor Obama care about the so called portraying the savings it turns out it's it's not at all that counting money that.
And they were gonna spend anyway a billion dollars and on wars that were in the if you wanted to explain to somebody once and it's why obamacare will be a disaster term.
Medicare has fifty million people now it's 35 to forty trillion dollars short.
He wanted to ensure 45 new million people.
With Obama -- not gonna cost you anything and won't add to the debt it's impossible possible math doesn't add up.
How do you feel this campaign is going at this moment and what advice would you give governor Romney and I'm a little worried about Virginia but as they got a constitutional candidate.
Running in that state that might grab some of your dad's libertarian supporters if our governor Romney I would say put the image of people -- -- the Democrat national convention delegates moving -- images are worth a thousand words.
People still remember -- caucus -- and silly and that tank.
I think people doing god just doesn't look -- are gonna resonate in the -- I grew as a resident in Virginia.
I think Q what would governor Romney needs to do is needs to tell people who might vote for the constitution party.
That he will be resolute.
On balancing the budget.
Not in twenty years not in thirty years but in a shorter period of time.
That he will be fully behind a balanced budget amendment they will help people like me who want to introduce it.
Mike Mike Lee in -- the men who've been working hard for balanced budget amendment.
If he comes out and says he will do those things.
They will be persuaded to vote for and you go into Virginia to.
Campaign for governor Romney organization yes we've offered to campaign -- we're working on trying to figure out of them.
All right government government -- great book.
-- Tom thanks senator good to see him.