Sen. Rand Paul confronts 'Government Bullies'
Tea Party favorite on 'Fox & Friends'
- Duration 3:32
- Date Sep 12, 2012
Tea Party favorite on 'Fox & Friends'
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-- is being arrested for moving dirt on their home land.
Do a good car company being rated for using the wrong kind of would.
Our next guest -- made it his mission to fight unnecessary federal regulations now he's the author of a brand new book called government bullies how every -- Americans are being harassed abused.
By the feds -- right to the point.
-- senator Rand Paul the Republican from Kentucky -- ninety cents.
Good morning Gretchen and -- you say that since the eighteen months that you've been in office you never believed that you would find so much waste.
And regulation on just the average citizen.
Well when you see an Amish farmer from Pennsylvania being arrested that day -- eight.
Put in handcuffs and his milk taken from and you wonder does the federal government not have something better to do it it's time.
You personally and don't like TSA right what's the story there.
My had -- had my problems with the TSA and so of every frequent -- around the country.
What I really think you've got to have some dignity when we travel and in fact the Supreme Court has said we actually have a right to travel.
But I don't think were any safer when agents are putting their hands inside the -- of six year old little girls.
Taking diapers off of elderly terminally ill patients you know they actually took like -- -- -- -- -- back off of somebody.
I mean how insulting is it to travel.
And I think we ought to look for people who may be or risk to the country and asked them more questions.
But most Americans ought to be able to go through this security line much easier the EPA.
Well you know putting people in in jail for putting clean -- on dry land and then saying oh that's a wetlands.
We've taken regulations -- well intentioned.
It's -- Clean Water Act says you can't discharge pollutants.
Into the nav available waters of America.
I agree with that you shouldn't be allowed to put chemicals in the but somehow they came to believe that.
Dirk was a pollutants in your backyard was and have a global -- they made.
It's become -- serve the people are -- in jail there's a woman that was in jail for eight years for putting dirt on our land.
And that her dad still in jail for ten years while.
These are all -- human stories that you had in your book speaking of government regulation so many people vote on social issues.
But aren't those mostly a state issue what should -- voters really be focused on wanna -- -- this poll so when we look at the economy.
People -- they say extremely very important -- them 91%.
Unemployment extremely very important of them -- 3%.
Social issues extremely very important.
So it's still pretty hot.
But do you believe in your mind that -- social issues -- -- disconnect here the people the voters should realize these are mostly stayed issues and not on the federal level.
Well as I go around Kentucky people -- -- me all the time -- what they're worried about is you know a job they're worried about providing for their family.
We have nearly twenty million people depending on I -- -- maybe more than two when he -- million people out of work.
And people -- wanting what is the president doing to make the economy better and in Kentucky in my state.
We feel he's declared war on the whole state because he's trying to bankrupt the coal industry.
So what -- were very concerned when I go around Kentucky is all.
The economy jobs and the enormous debt that we're passing on to our kids those of the main issues that motivate the voters in my state.
Right less than sixty days and counting tell that presidential election good luck with your book you are the brand new author of government to bullies senator Rand Paul thanks for your time.
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