Herman Cain: Uncertainty is killing this economy
Former presidential candidate sounds off
- Duration 6:10
- Date Oct 26, 2012
Former presidential candidate sounds off
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We'll box on top of an economy trying to get back on top economic growth coming in slightly better than expected in the third quarter.
That's still not to say it's good it is better that it's good the or is -- -- citizens investment down government spending is up.
And that doesn't exactly have Herman -- fired up the former CEO president of -- -- 130 days -- 2000 business owners.
-- just one message -- -- -- -- -- that message is real simple uncertainty.
Is -- this economy.
I have asked nearly 2000 business owners and everyone -- -- much as we pay it one simple question.
How many of you all have jobs but you're not expanding because of the uncertainty relative to.
Rolled it out Obama care and a circular relative taxes every hand -- up every time.
Has growth potential -- is just not go -- and where right now.
Went when you -- about guys who want clarity.
What type of clarity would -- like I mean.
I didn't lose one CEO -- start -- on Fox Business from Minnesota debt.
I don't even care of it's bad news just as long as I know exactly.
How bad and when it's coming.
At least it's something when -- Two things that they're looking for the most first.
Clarity relative to taxes.
Governor Romney as you know as proposed it's one of sent across the board tax cut.
They don't want it to be temporary -- -- -- tax cuts creates uncertainty the second thing that they are looking for.
Is governor on -- it's to repeal and replace Obama care -- I've hit nearly 30% of the people that I've talked to of these 2000 business -- tell me directly.
They will have to shut down if they -- -- to completely implement obamacare.
This is the kind of uncertainty that they wanna get rid of and they are ready to expand -- all -- taxes on how Lowell which would be indefinite.
And getting rid of obamacare which is the biggest regulatory threat.
I'm coming if you don't wanna switching gears I want to bring in this hurricane -- a reason that was one of these has been mentioned is that this is going to disrupt.
Certainly much of the east -- A population centers affecting one out of five.
Maybe one out of six Americans -- -- -- a look at it.
And it could knock out power for extended period of time for right the most populous regions of the country there.
Gets to be the issue for election that it.
Maybe they extend Election -- -- November 6 seeded ended November 7 dirty talking about that when they get.
Well that's the real possibility.
I'm in Wisconsin right now doing this my vote connect.
Wisconsin was -- to be in place.
As you know restaurants -- The latest report shows that in Wisconsin.
It is now Ford and -- Ford in that governor Romney vs President Obama.
Pennsylvania wasn't supposed to be in place now that's two states.
That I believe we're going to be pivotal it probably won't impact Ohio and as you know -- hi -- is -- a very fierce battleground state.
You know obviously we all pray that people won't be affected -- won't be lost because of this this this storm.
But if it does I think that is probably what impact both parties equally.
But the other thing got to look at if you look at these states that a inland like the ones that are now in play that when not in play.
I think that's still bodes well for governor Romney in what's coming up in the next couple weeks.
Well here's where my theory comes -- -- Blair about that it's a matter getting out you're your jazz bass.
And who's ever more dads comes out to the polls right and it edited yes it still though logo to rein in power outages to get to the balls to do that.
Therein lies said that this sort of passion.
GAAP were like thereof between the candidates who's ever respected troops or more -- right.
You absolutely right I saw an article this morning.
That shows that the enthusiasm.
For conservatives -- Republicans is now substantially higher than that for Democrats so -- -- that.
All people will be impacted the same the good news is the enthusiasm is on -- -- sad right now.
Just like old man -- momentum is also moving in this direction so I think that the impact of the storms on an impact both bases equally.
But right now -- got momentum on -- side and the enthusiasm amongst conservatives and and Republicans right now.
Is much Heidi it that it is for Democrats.
-- we do know.
Romney is as has put off at least one event.
In Virginia because of this I'm sure others will be put off as well do you think it disrupts the flow of the campaign that.
The momentum let's say a Mitt Romney's dad -- think it plays out.
I don't think it will disrupt the momentum of his campaign and -- is why.
Remember that first debate.
Was a break out -- bid for governor Romney concern and even though.
The new rules and say well and number two Obama came back in number three they wanna call and it's also I don't care what you call it.
People have started C.
Governor Romney threw it on feel to them until the mainstream media Leon's so I don't think it will disrupt the momentum of the campaign.
The people will be disappointed that they don't get a firsthand look.
At the Republican candidate but I think that momentum is gonna continue even if he has to cancel me bits because of the web.
Herman Cain thank you for your indulgence and going into these other braking issues.
It's always -- by the way yes probably Neil congratulations for being chairman of the view in nutrition council.
Don't laugh it is a -- -- I'm telling you is that not eat it is that ninety.
They're gonna put me in charge of world pizza.
You know that what do you -- that would lead then you let it.
You you have the nutrition -- -- -- -- world pizza and then go to Europe would be getting -- -- -- -- -- -- -- you're like -- my -- Under Christine thank you -- game.
Always enjoyed it -- are.