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I think everybody has the same concerns about helping people when they’re having trouble. The question is whether it should be done through coercion, or voluntary means, or local government. And I opt out from the federal government doing it, because that involves central economic planning. So even if we accept the gentleman’s moral premise, in a practical way it’s a total failure. We’d have been better off taking the amount of money and giving every single family $20,000, and they’d all been better off, than the way we did it. We bought all these trailer homes and they sat out in the open, so the whole thing is insane, it’s a total waste. And besides, the reason I don’t like these federal government programs, it encourages people like me to build on the beach. I have a house on the beach in the gulf of Mexico. But why don’t I assume my own responsibility, why doesn’t the market tell me what the insurance rates should be? Because it would be very very high. But, because we want it subsidized, we ask the people of Arizona to subsidize my insurance so I can take greater danger, my house gets blown down, and then the people of Arizona rebuild it?! My statement back during the time of Katrina, which was a rather risky political statement: why do the people of Arizona have to pay for me to take my risk… less people will be exposed to danger if you don’t subsidize risky behavior… I think it’s a very serious mistake to think that central economic planning and forcibly transferring wealth from people who don’t take risks to people who take risks is a proper way to go.”
  —Ron Paul
 The Charles Goyette Show, March 30, 2007

Jon Huntsman: Stephen Colbert, Will You Be My Running Mate? (VIDEO)

Former Utah administrator and Republican presidential claimant Jon Huntsman seemed on Comedy Central’s “The Colbert Report” Monday night and asked horde Stephen Colbert — in Mandarin — to be his using mate.

Colbert took a ask in stride, observant that it lifted concerns since a fact that he has a SuperPAC prohibits him from “coordinating” with any presidential candidate.

Huntsman also discussed his time as Obama’s envoy to China and explained that his use to a Democratic administration shouldn’t lift any questions about his regressive credentials.

“When your boss asks we to mount adult and serve, quite during a time of fight and mercantile hardship, we do as told,” Huntsman said.

Colbert afterwards asked if he was implying that a United States was “at fight with China.”

“Based on this interview, we could finish adult here,” Huntsman replied.

Huntsman was also pulpy on a emanate of Mormonism, a faith he shares with opposition presidential claimant Mitt Romney. Huntsman pronounced it was generally a bad thought to plead sacrament during elections, though that Mormonism was apropos some-more mainstream, and that attempts to paint a religion as “a cult” were humiliating signs of a divided America.

At a finish of a interview, Colbert betrothed to give Huntsman his law “Colbert bump,” that he pronounced would lift a candidate’s anemic performance in primary polling.

“You might be during dual percent — we’re gonna get we adult to whole milk,” Colbert said.

Watch a whole talk above.

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