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You ever wonder what all these problems that are just getting bigger and bigger.
Happen if the government weren't getting bigger and bigger finance this is not a chance -- there is a connection between the size of government.
And the abuse of government to Texas Republican governor.
Rick Perry governor there might be -- like you said because the bigger government gets the more problems we -- get what what's gone on it.
Well very true as a matter of fact did bag during the presidential campaign we talked about this.
Doing away with some of those agencies of government and you know Homeland Security the size of that we've always seen.
The the possibility of an out of control.
Government and now we're seeing and it's not just a possibility.
It's not just a probability it's reality.
You know governor I just wonder it it under the guise of of the Patriot Act in keeping us -- to think.
A lot of institutions is as far flung as the Justice Department to the IRS to.
It -- David services can make a case for.
Invading our privacy he's in that it's for our own good.
-- I don't.
I will suggest to you that there's a balance.
And and that's what's been lost all too often and and government.
And one of the reasons I think it is important to restrict the size of government is a matter fact the and of the reason I truly believe that we need a part time congress.
Is because when they're not there all the time they're not sitting around dreaming up new things to do to us from Faris in their opinions have.
That the key is once you find that government that can be there 24/7 365.
Days out of the year.
That type of intrusion into your lives and that's the reason states like Texas our legislature only meets for a 140 days every other year.
I'll suggest -- if we keep the legislature out of town we keep government agencies restricted in their size their efforts.
And Texans live with more freedom.
Than -- area of the state.
You know governor I do want to get to the jobs growth and everything else -- your status as soon as the one last question regarding this intrusion.
When I had Mitt Romney here on Friday I asked him if he were president.
At the time of the Boston attacks in April which apparently was the trigger point for getting all of these Verizon phone records.
Would he have advocated that would he have called for that.
And you know -- Denard but that did the gist was that that was why all of this happened in and that we respond to terror incidents by.
Trying to get as much data as we can just to see how large that the terror threat is if you were president -- at this time governor he'll -- would you have done the same that.
No this is being gone a lot longer than the Boston.
Event to -- you go back and look and see what happened at the IRS right this is a culture.
This is a culture of intimidation this is a culture of trying to put.
The squeeze on people that you don't agree with and I think that the idea that somehow -- this is all about terrorism.
Is about as a red Herring I think this is and and administration.
You go get any information you want from anybody at any time and then we'll figure out if we want to use it or not.
You had -- -- -- -- sitting on some bureaucrats desks could just always at the ready but.
You you might have very good point there governor -- aren't it is less is more argument and as far as politics is concerned.
Legislatures meeting and that maybe not meaning as in the case of Texas has often.
Whatever it is you're doing and whatever it is that legislature is doing or not doing a lot of jobs are being drawn to your state.
Maybe because of this little interference he regulations.
-- know -- taxes.
And that is -- and has been your pitches he conceded probably country to will still more jobs to -- neck of the country your neck of the country.
Where does that stand -- -- Well we're going to be headed to Connecticut in New York over the course this coming week to take that message that there is still land of freedom and opportunity it's called Texas.
If you're tired of over taxation over regulation over litigation.
Then come on down and enjoy freedom freedom from.
Legislate -- and governments that want to take more of your money and use it for whatever they think is the best idea rather than.
Leaving it in your hands and letting you decide how the best.
Use of that money would be whether to grow your business sort of hire more people or what have you.
It is a model that has worked well for the last decade.
Over the last ten years.
Over 30% of all the new private sector jobs created in America were in the state of Texas it wasn't by accident it happened because.
Thought full tax regulatory and legal policies have been put into place along with a commitment.
To a skilled work force businesses are leaving those high taxes high regulation high litigation states to come to Texas.
Governor good luck on your -- stop by here when Europe and especially woods.
Governor Rick Perry -- Texas.
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