Sen. Rand Paul: People in Congress Should Not Be Sent Any More Money… “They’re Not to be Trusted” (Video)

Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) was on with Greta Van Susteren tonight to discuss the current fiscal crisis in Washington DC.
Paul told Greta,

“I would raise the debt ceiling on one condition and that would be a balanced budget amendment to the Constitution. Barring that, people in Congress, those who I’ve met up here they don’t deserve to manage any more money. They’re doing a bad job managing the money they have. We should not send them any more money. They’re not to be trusted with money.

Agreed. Not another dime.

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  • 8 My Foot

    “They” not to be trusted?

  • ★FALCON★

    As I mention previously – if you are not having your taxes sucked out of your paycheck in vampire-like fashion – don’t pay the taxes.

    The Federal Government is not based on your taxes but based on deficit spending. Tell them to send you a bill in 2249. And that you’ll be glad to pay it then.

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  • http://mychal-massie.com/premium/ bg

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    Amen Mr. Rand, wish you and your father could have
    traded places, as you may have been president right
    now, but alas, i digress..

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  • http://mychal-massie.com/premium/ bg

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    pardon the repetition:

    warning for those with, or are prone to, ulcers,
    take your meds, then proceed with caution..

    Harry Reid: “Paying income tax in America is Voluntary”

    bit more..

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  • donh

    I will be glad to pay more taxes…Just open up my unlimited line of credit with the Federal Reserve like all the politically favored people have. I will pass all the tax bills onto the line of credit and my earned income will cover the annual 0.05% interest payment. Then you could tax my income 99% no problem. When do the private sector tax payers get a government grade ponzi scheme ?

  • http://mychal-massie.com/premium/ bg
  • http://mychal-massie.com/premium/ bg

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    re: #6 December 27, 2012 at 10:02 pm bg

    bit more..

    Senate Democrats Say They’re Not Going
    To Pass A Budget In 2012 Either 2/4/12

    [Senate Democratic leaders do not plan to propose a budget this
    year, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid told reporters Friday, saying
    that they had already done so with the debt-ceiling agreement.

    “We do not need to bring a budget to the floor this year — it’s
    done, we don’t need to do it,” Reid said, according to The Hill.

    Democrats have said that the agreement reached to
    raise the debt ceiling set spending for Fiscal Year 2012.

    North Dakota Democratic Sen. Kent Conrad, chairman of the Budget
    Committee, has said he will mark up a budget resolution this year, per
    an agreement he made with Budget Committee ranking member and
    Alabama Republican Sen. Jeff Sessions.

    Technically, Conrad marking up a budget resolution, but not ever
    bringing it to the floor, per Reid’s comments, does not violate that
    agreement, conceded a Republican aide, but the staffer went on
    to blast Reid’s comment.

    “What’s the point of marking up a budget if you’re not going to bring
    it to the floor for debate and vote?” fumed the Republican aide.]

    Obama never passed a budget 8/27/12

    [President Barack Obama will be the first president in this great
    country who will not have passed a budget in his first term of
    office. He submitted a budget that was defeated by a vote of
    97-0. Not a single Democrat or Republican voted for it.
    ]

    and last but not least, back to the future: 11/15/12

    New Democratic shenanigans, same
    as the old Democratic shenanigans..

    [Nutshell version: Democrats are continuing to apply the term
    “balanced approach” to what they’re actually shooting for, which
    is an uncompromising fiscal band-aid that can further delay us
    amending our unsustainable ways. Forward!
    ]

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  • American Woman

    Can our Reps be sent packing if they ignore their fiscal responsibilities?

  • cavt

    Wow–honesty from a politician. Must admit each time I hear Rand speak, I’m impressed. Why can’t GOP leaders talk like this–rhetorical question.

  • http://www.alottatalk.com GregInSeattle

    It’s serious time. We’re heading for disaster- quickly under Obama. We’ll have $20,000,000,000,000 in public debt in 4 short years. What if interest rates go back to normal, say 5%? That’s a Trillion a year, just for interest. That’ll be about a quarter or more of our budget. That’s a disaster.

    No more debt ceiling increases. We’ll have to live on what we take in. It’ll hurt, but it’s required.

  • atticcellar

    Rand Paul is actually a true conservative “Libertarian”.. The acorn did not fall far from the tree.. The main stream Repugnants are big taxers and spenders just like the Kleptocrats.. Two sides of the same coin..

  • http://mychal-massie.com/premium/ bg

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    atticcellar #13 December 27, 2012 at 10:56 pm

    rotf 😆 mbo!!

    Rand is not his father, whereas Ron is on the opposite side
    of the same coin (as you well know i have reiterated many
    a time)..

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  • http://mychal-massie.com/premium/ bg

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    re: #14 December 27, 2012 at 11:00 pm bg

    #14 December 27, 2012 at 11:00 pm bg

    same Obama coin..

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  • Patty

    amen, brother. a true voice!!!

  • shadow

    No more debt ceiling increases. We’ll have to live on what we take in.

    Too late for that. If you want to “live on what we take in” the time to do that is when Congress passes appropriation bills. Not raising the debt limit is like controlling credit card debt by not paying your bills.

  • http://taqiyyologist.wordpress.com Taqiyyologist

    Ann Barnhardt did it. Publicly announced it. Not paying for any more abortions. Not paying for any more Solyndras. Not paying for any more of Michelle’s multi-million-dollar vacations. Not paying for any more hundreds of Abrams battle tanks to be sent to the MB in Egypt.

    But how many other people have the balls?

    Leftists can issue death threats all day on Twitter, using their real names? And not get investigated, let alone punished as applicable by law?

    How many other people the balls to say “I’m finished paying for all of this.” PIGFORD I, II, and now, III (Women’s Edition, 50 thousand dollars, only about 85 days left to claim it. You don’t even have to be a woman, just claim your mother, or your grandmother, was denied USDA Farm Loans in the 90’s, and you get your “reparations”. Nobody will check anything.)

    Not enough. That’s how many.

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  • Patty

    IT is called, budgeting. Common sense and it appears that not many in Washington ever passed economics class. It will take 20 years to get back to a healthy economy.

  • bigL

    I think you can like what Rand Paul says and not be a “Ronulan” too.he makes good sense. The first adjutsnt to the sebt ceiling is a 17 % REDUCTON. They can get most of thatback by closing the govt dn from thurssay afternoonto Monday morning. Heck the govt does not work on the weekends and we survive.
    Ot I was listening to laura Ingraham on BOR and I saw the funniest phrase :
    I laughed out loud,LOL. The Phrase?
    “Republican Strategist”
    Think about with what we know of the las 8 yrs at least.
    “Republican Stretgist” Hahahahahahahahahaha!

  • airon-later

    Yeah, Rand, let’s see how that amendment would work with your party. While it sounds good to Galtian Cultist like Paul, it has no real merit in our socio-political realm, as it wastes precious time when a balanced budget can be attained without having to garner all the votes needed in both chambers and the agreement of a plurality of states. It’s this sort of nonsensical prattling that was displayed by the Bush administration when they tried to ammend the Constitution to do away with gay marriage. Not only that, but it’s quite comical to hear Constitutional Consevatives and Libertarians tell everyone how infallable his document is but then turn around moments later and claim is HAS to be improved/ammended/edited all in the name of failed ideology.

  • BarbaraS

    The whole point of not having a balanced budget (which is deliberate), is so obama can spend the money wherever he wants to and give to whoever he wants to without asking congress. The silly dems in congress don’t realize they are ceding the power of the legislation to the executive. Doing what obama wants is more important to them than their own necks. Harry Reid takes his orders straight from the WH and should be impeached for dereliction of duty along with a whole lot of others in Washington..

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  • Sasja

    This is about budgeting but on a state level. Governor Snyder has once again done the right thing. Good for him.

    http://washingtonexaminer.com/michigan-gov.-snyder-takes-on-unions-again/article/2516976

  • shadow

    The whole point of not having a balanced budget (which is deliberate), is so obama can spend the money wherever he wants to and give to whoever he wants to without asking congress.

    Obviously you have no idea how the federal government is funded.

  • http://mychal-massie.com/premium/ bg

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    OT..

    Congressman blasts Obama’s decision to ‘arm’ extremists

    [Congressman Ted Poe, R-Texas, says it is irresponsible for
    Barack Obama to be “arming” a country that may be aiming
    for the destruction of Israel with a shipment of 20 F-16
    fighter jets.]

    “the enemy within” how stupid are we?? *sigh*

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  • Stella Baskomb

    One should try always to avoid using the words “manage” and “Congress” in the same sentence.

  • shadow

    Governor Snyder has once again done the right thing.

    Ah yes. Democracy, Republican style. The voters of Michigan voted to strike down the previous law. So what do Republicans do? The do it again, only this time they include appropriations so that the new law is not subject to voter referendum.

  • Johnathan Stiner

    The amazing thing about this fiscal cliff is that it is the Republicans fault. Democrats have mastered propaganda. Republicans still don’t know how to do it. IT’S GEORGE BUSH’S FAULT!

  • Despiser

    Washington DC is America’s ENEMY and the time for us to start treating them like the criminals they are is long past due.

    Washington DC no longer has my consent.

  • shadow

    Washington DC no longer has my consent.

    Why don’t you tell them. I’m sure they’ll change the way they do things, for you.

  • shadow

    Democrats have mastered propaganda. Republicans still don’t know how to do it.

    Right, Republicans only have countless web sites and talk shows dedicated to nothing but, but they don’t know how to do it.

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  • Highlander

    #17 December 27, 2012 at 11:53 pm
    shadow commented:

    “Not raising the debt limit is like controlling credit card debt by not paying your bills..”

    Yeeehahhhh! Spoken like a true tax and spend Democrat….

    Shadow, while I may agree with you in part … that it would have been NICE if we had a budget and spent within our means … but we DIDN’T and it’s too late to cry about that now, or ignore it. It’s also complete INSANITY to continue down the path we’re on, trying to fix the problem by spending MORE. That has got to be the STUPIDEST SOLUTION OF ALL …

    Yes, not raising the debt limit IS a little like controlling credit card debt by not paying your bills. But it’s MORE like taking that credit card AWAY from an ignorant, spoiled brat who REFUSES to quit using it for personal gratification. We can go on a payment plan, and negotiate how much of the bill gets paid, but the FIRST STEP is cutting up the card, and until you morons get that through your thick skulls, we’re screwed …

    You are right when you say Republicans are just as guilty. Nobody is arguing that point. But SOMEONE has to slam the brakes on this BS and force some accountability out of this government, and unlike YOU, I couldn’t give a rat’s ass who does it as long as it gets done. That’s why the Tea Party came into being. But instead of supporting them, the parasites immediately came out of the woodwork to label them and demeaned them. Why? Because the Tea Party was calling for an end to the gravy train and a return to fiscal responsibility, and that’s something that parasites simply will not accept ….

    This thing can go two ways. We can bite the bullet NOW and FORCE Washington to control their spending, or we can continue to ignore the problem until this country collapses. Which approach do YOU favor?

  • valerie

    #22 December 28, 2012 at 4:42 am
    airon-later commented:

    Yes, the balanced budget has so much to do with gay marriage

    /s

  • valerie

    #26 December 28, 2012 at 8:38 am
    shadow commented:

    Posting an insult instead of saying plainly whatever you might have to say is the sign of an insignificant mind.

  • shadow

    This thing can go two ways. We can bite the bullet NOW and FORCE Washington to control their spending, or we can continue to ignore the problem until this country collapses. Which approach do YOU favor?

    Sorry, I don’t play the false dichotomy game. Not raising the debt limit does not FORCE Washington into controlling their spending. The money is already spent. Not raising the debt limit means we don’t pay the bills already incurred, and all that will FORCE is the US into bankruptcy. And that won’t be pretty. Last time when we just feigned to not raise it, it cost us our credit rating. See what happens if the clueless follow through this time with their threats.

  • shadow

    Posting an insult instead of saying plainly whatever you might have to say is the sign of an insignificant mind.

    Uh huh. So do you believe that not having a balanced budget means the president can spend whatever he wants on whatever he wants without congressional approval?

  • RKflorida

    I agree but he makes it sound as if we were all volunteering to send money to Wash. DC.

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  • http://none tommy mc donnell

    our wonderful, highly moral, highly ethical politicans admit they are over spending but they tell the american worker they won’t cut spending unless we pay them a bribe in the form of higher taxes. if they want to cut spending why do they want more of the worker’s money?

    i would to know how of the worker’s tax dollar is actually spent to provide the worker with services.

  • Everyone Gets a Trophy

    Why even bother with a debt ceiling? The government should just pay everyone a hundred thou. Poverty problem solved. Everyone gets a house. Homelessness problem solved. Everyone gets an EBT card for food, drink, healthcare, etc. all your needs. He!!, with the Fed buying the debt, who needs credit. Besides, credit is overrated. Taxes—meh! My hundred thou for all scheme would disincentivise crime(no need to rob anyone if you already have a hundred thou in the bank, right?), and incentivise everyone to be the best they want to be.
    We can have government run reality shows like Who Wants to be a Crack Whore Be the best [email protected] crack whore on the block, city, state—the WORLD! Be the envy of all hoes!
    Sure, people who worked hard, lived within their means, and were responsible all their lives did it all for naught, but just knowing that you were cosmopolitan in your approach to life should be enough to make your sacrifice seem worthwhile.

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  • aprilnovember811

    I hope he runs for President.

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  • shadow

    I hope he runs for President.

    Me, too. That would be a hoot.

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  • Buzzy

    This is one of the most stupid ideas I’ve heard yet. Working individuals have no choice but to have federal taxes taken out of their paychecks. Those taxes don’t go to the state to then send them to the fed, they are sent directly to the fed each pay period by the employer. You can decrease the amount of taxes taken out of your paycheck by claiming more exemptions, but once you hit 10 exemptions, your employer is required to report that to the IRA. You may end up with a big tax bill for the year with the more exemptions you claim, but you will be followed and charged for those due taxes, I promise you. Do I agree that tax liabilities need to change, and drastically, but, Rand Paul seems to be saying don’t pay your taxes and then suffer the consequences. Is Rand Paul asking citizens to go to jail, or have their property confiscated for non-payment of taxes due, or as has actually happened going to jail for non-payment of taxes?

    This is absolutely not the way to enact tax reform, or even government reform. Rand Paul sounds like the same kind of kook his father was famous for being. What are people supposed to do with Rand Paul’s idea, go to their employer, with a gun to head, and demand that the employer not deduct federal taxes from their paycheck? Not the first stupid idea Rand Paul has come up with. He is his father’s son. What’s his argument, I don’t like the way the taxpayer taxes are being spent? No thanks Rand, I ain’t going to the gulags for not having taxes taken out of my check, and, I don’t have a choice unless I hold hostage the employer’s payroll department. It sounds good though, just like many of Obama’s promises.

  • Highlander

    #38 December 28, 2012 at 11:11 am
    shadow commented:

    “Sorry, I don’t play the false dichotomy game. Not raising the debt limit does not FORCE Washington into controlling their spending. The money is already spent. Not raising the debt limit means we don’t pay the bills already incurred, and all that will FORCE is the US into bankruptcy….”

    Well, there’s more of shadow’s pretzel logic …

    I’m curious shadow … is there ANY liberal position or talking point that you don’t faithfully parrot? Sure America’s credit rating was downgraded, but it was because we CAVED and raised it, not because we held firm and started facing reality. The world would have seen a debt ceiling freeze as a sign of progress, and you know it. Are you being intentionally obtuse, or are you just too foolish to see and admit the truth? Either way, it’s no wonder we’re in the mess we’re in with people like you running around ….

  • Highlander

    Buzzy, I see your moniker is accurate. Paul isn’t suggesting withholding our tax payments. What he’s suggesting is that we cut up the blank check we’ve given our representatives, and force them to A) Pass a BUDGET, and B) Quit spending money we don’t have. Raising the debt ceiling is GIVING THEM MORE MONEY TO SPEND, which of course they will blow like drunken sailors the second we give it to them. Folks, it’s no wonder we’re in the mess we’re in when we have so many people like this running around completely ignorant of these SIMPLE economic concepts …

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    when you see these armies marching through
    your town, don’t be too surprised.. /semi sarc/

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    China Is Helping To Arm Iran For War

    are GP & regulars the only ones
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  • shadow

    The world would have seen a debt ceiling freeze as a sign of progress,

    Putting the “high” in Highlander, I see. Well maybe you’ll get your wish early next year. Just be careful what you wish for.

  • Highlander

    Is that all you’ve got shadow? Why do facts and reality always seem to bring out the worst in people like you? Fear of the unknown perhaps? Regardless, your digs and dire warnings don’t bother me much, because I know better …

    You can rest assured that regardless of whether we cap the deficit and enact spending cuts, or just keep spending recklessly until the system collapses, the result will be exactly the same. Judgement day is coming, and one way or another, the gravy train WILL come to an end. When it does, the people who refuse to provide for themselves, or try to take what they need from others are going to suffer woefully, and eventually perish. The sooner you face that reality, the better your chances of survival will be…

    Meanwhile, trying to convince us that demanding fiscal responsibility now would be worse for this country than allowing these uncontrolled deficits to continue is comical. Do you even realize how ridiculous you sound? I guess not … but at least it provides us with some comic relief as the ship is going down!

  • airon-later

    #36

    Never said one had anything to do with the other. But I would imagine that you knew that while typing your reply, you only opted to go for the wingnut response so you wouldn’t have to muster any brainpower with an actual response with any merit.

  • lainer51

    wouldn’t trust those clowns to clip my toenails!~

  • Despiser

    The Federal Govt is the ENEMY…