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Unfortunately you've grown up.
Hearing voices that incessantly.
Warren of government has nothing more than -- separate sinister -- that's at the root of all our problems.
Somebody -- most -- also do their best to gum up the works.
No -- the -- is always lurking just around the corner.
You should reject these -- Because what they suggest is that our brave and creative and unique experiment.
In self role as somehow just a sham.
-- which we can't be trusted.
We have never been a people who place all of our faith in government to solve our problems.
We should want to.
What we don't think the government is the source of all our problems -- either.
-- Obama talking to graduates at Ohio State's it's the first of three.
Speeches he'll deliver commencement speeches.
The -- about government the size of government the role of government.
We're back with the panel Kato has -- in graphic looks at federal spending per household.
Looking back through the decades adjusted for inflation you can look back to 1960.
Dollars per household than 2012 it's 30015.
Dollars and projected that point 12.
Again this is federal spending by the government.
Adjusted for inflation.
We're back with the -- John.
Didn't give Obama some credit this has been one of most his most consistent ideas of his public life.
To go back and read his speeches.
Something I have done -- for reasons stemming from original sin or something.
You'll -- -- -- -- console is reiterating this basic idea government is us as he likes to say.
That the biblical injunction to be our brother's keeper is why he got into politics.
The Democratic Convention open with a video that said government is the one thing we all belong to it.
And debt which is to meet the Myers is a complete inversion of the American founding which said that the government belongs to us we don't belong to government but -- that as -- -- Com this is his pitch is that he wants to erase that what I think is the natural American instinctual tendency to fear tyranny which I think is a very healthy thing to think.
-- -- -- On the flip side of that there is say.
Obviously as cynical population looking -- Washington -- who.
Probably a lot of people out there would say I don't want to go into public service because these people here in this town can't get anything done and why would I do that.
Wise people I would say.
You know I -- this is just a philosophical argument is what separates Democrats or Republicans who what is the role the government is -- -- government.
Something that is -- Net good news in the country is it someone that you turn to to remedy problems or that something that creates problems and is coming up the years and I think.
That's argument that Obama was making essentially given up.
Going conservatives who don't think government can -- some good.
What Obama's formulation is as sort of a life of Julia formulation that the government is going to take the role of essentially.
Providing all of those functions that civil society that family the churches provided.
It is the only thing and if you -- you listen to a second inaugural basically his entire formulation is there's the government and there's an individual and has nothing in between.
Just aren't providing for that that's that's the fallacy in the arguments -- that Kentucky -- Community in America got him into your hand and if they have been doing what that would conservatives are saying that they do that we would general and needed Social Security whenever -- -- Medicare whenever when you have these things well I mean it is.
Well I I would -- the idea that you only commit public service when you work for the government is ludicrous and you commit an act of public service when you build a company employs people when you -- decent children you marry the mother of your kids maybe do something that makes us a better society.
I think Obama's remarks here orwellian he begins with saying I'm sorry you had to hear remarks to disagree with me growing up.
And then he goes on to say that an attack on government is an attack on the idea of self rule.
Why would argue and I and I think -- from outside.
That the behavior of the federal government last ten years is an attack on the idea and the facts of self rule what you have a government that.
Read your email that was -- telephone conversations that -- what kind of so you can -- -- cut twelve you can put your house were kind of charity can use what sort of like -- of you can illuminate your bedroom.
Mean that is those facts are an attack on the idea of you know free agency of self rule period.
Is this battle lie -- them for the killer like -- If I can't decision what she should get you make you limit the society talker and and we all and you do you not want them regulating our water patient just let them just put sewage in the water -- federal government -- hinging on people's rights that we can't have -- in -- -- I mean come on here here's the line.
Adults ought to be able to make mistakes they ought to be able to take control their own lives and to the extent that they're not hurting other people we ought to be allowed.
To stumble and fall if they so choose because that's what free will is.
It's the right and the ability to determine the course of her own life and increasingly that is under attack but for -- government and you're not -- percent and one last thing.
Since when did the -- becomes a trusting of authority when I was a kid growing up in a liberal community it was the -- or -- you don't trust big anything all of -- sudden out on the side of the leviathan.
That's -- -- big problems with this is that.
There it is a natural American tendency bipartisan tendency the left tends to worry.
About those sort of X two too aggressive national security stuff police power stuff.
The right -- to worry too much about the nanny state stuff libertarians tend to worry about both.
It seems to me that Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton and all of these people were now saying this sort of government is our -- thing.
Were at the forefront of saying we are giving up our liberties during when President Bush -- off.
This is probably fair criticism I don't know why you would be criticizing Obama just took what questions -- and is expanding and I heard mostly conservatives defending it and in defense of the liberals are -- people.
At the nation magazine who are criticizing him Clinton meanwhile that the guardian is -- an accident it is I mean there aren't looking drew liberals you have a fair criticism about the establishment for sure but I mean -- there's a real problem there.
For example the new American foundation since everybody loves to beat up on the government and sound like we can do more with less in the can we do more with less.
Probably what I worked in the Clinton administration or to the government there's no question that there's -- there's places that can be cut but there's also very stressful for government and society I don't disagree that his role for government -- not and he thinks they're gonna paving roads and winning wars are not doing anything our wires and wants.
I've got to go.
This is a very.
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