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KSFO 1/16 with Barbara Simpson

January 18, 2012

Congressman Tom McClintock disscuses: 

  • The Economy and how in the past 3 years the Obama administration have enacted policies based on the notion that Government spending can create jobs in America. 
  • That government cannot create jobs, but what it can do is create the conditions that jobs either flourish or wither away.
  • The Tea Party-how they have not gone away and are more energized than ever.  They realize that we must protect our Country from overspending and overregulation.
  • California's RDA problem and how the abolishment of Redevelopment Agencies has long been overdue.
  • The Military, defense budget cuts and when America puts their men and woman in harm's way by sending them off to war we must put all our fight, might and furry of our Country behind them.
  • The Payroll Tax Cut and how we need to meet three conflicting objectives:  continuing the payroll tax cut; stimulating real economic growth and avoiding doing further damage to the Social Security system. HR 3551, the Social Security Preservation through Individual Choice Enhancement (or SSPICE) Act achieves those objectives.




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All the laws passed under that Constitution have elaborate enforcement mechanisms backed by armed force -- but the Constitution itself has no such enforcement guarantees. It was designed to be internally self-enforcing, with the powers of government clearly divided among three separate and equal branches of government.

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By admin on April 10, 2014
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By admin on April 10, 2014
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