Mia Love on Democrats calling for spending as debt soars
Mayor of Saratoga Springs speaks out
- Duration 3:33
- Date Mar 20, 2013
Mayor of Saratoga Springs speaks out
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It's -- almost if false argument.
To say we have a spending problem I had not going to keep cutting the discretionary budget which by the way is not.
-- substance all despite what you hear on Fox News.
Every time I see that I want to go go blow it anyway.
I did you don't think we have a standing problem then you don't have to address -- -- wants to keep the spending dollars will be allowed says that is the probably -- and just -- in the world.
But I have a feeling -- the American people will have certain.
Single finger digit response of their own what do you make of that.
The -- you know it's.
To -- this is all about priorities.
And obviously the priorities of the current administration is not to fix our fiscal crisis let's look at what's happened in the past few years -- One point six trillion dollars of tax increases to the American people one -- being obamacare 600 billion.
Being the fiscal cliff.
Issue and they want to increase it even more so obviously spending -- they think that there's not a problem because there's an unlimited source of funding called the tax payers.
And you know what do the priority that I believe is really the president's priority is to make sure that -- -- more spending in Washington government is bigger and people are that they control the control people through dependency case.
And that undermined anything you palace.
These are just -- and I think -- you know I don't they get any of these.
You know of folks are idiots I do think they're they're they're maybe a tad too clever.
That by denying the problem or in the -- -- senator blaming.
Fox we're creating a problem.
Will will will get their attention off the real -- You know more money gone out the company had a trillion dollars and more money going out the -- year in year out.
Round seventy trillion dollars in debt off easily on her way to when he went -- -- that.
Leaving aside the trillions -- in unfunded liabilities so just say.
You're looking at the wrong thing things are actually all invented bites -- -- but he.
-- -- -- a look at the wrong thing when you say well if we need to spend more let's just go to the taxpayers and tax them a little bit more.
And what happens is when we do that government becomes bigger and we.
And -- undermine what we what are some but our society is good at doing which is which is letting people make decisions on a local level -- -- -- -- that he our argument by that I mean you know you lost your raise ad -- -- and I I was thinking you at a very compelling Cogent argument.
We gotta stop -- and and I'm wondering did you know part of what's going on here is.
The other -- very very effective at saying what the problem here with you know.
You know what they're -- but saying the effect of it saying.
That we're going to make your lives easier in the short term and we should be saying we're going to make your life better for generations to com.
My parents came to this country not for an easier life but for opportunities they want their children they want their children to be able to be whoever they -- to be in society as long as you worked hard.
And and you were and your.
-- -- you just did everything that you needed to do you can be whoever you want it to be in this country you didn't have to conform to what society told you wanted to dip.
-- -- Armenia but they just don't seem to get it at -- my -- obvious thank you did that all went out hand gestures.
Probably countless -- tell us.
You know my goodness it's -- -- -- the same here thank you in the.