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huckabee starts right now. i'll see you halfway through huckabee with the latest news, so watch for this. >> . >> mike: i need a good costume for the white house halloween party, but it has to send a message, a strong message and my poll numbers aren't good and i need to show that i'm a great american who cares about it and can fix the mess we're in. let's see, i could go at abe lincoln. who doesn't like honest abe? and this ultimate president, and perhaps one of the greatest americans ever and he's from illinois like me. and too old. i could go as ronald reagan. hey, he had the write in
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democrat, could be okay. he must be okay and the independents and won the second term by a landslide. no, it will never fly with my liberal base and that's all i've got left, i think. and i can have some fun and go as nancy pelosi. ahh! >> whoa, way too scary. and she thinks she is he' the queen anyway, she's not the queen, i 'm the king. i got it, i'll be a king. and it fits like a glove. republicans keep voting down my ideas, i'm going to force them down their throats anyway. if congress won't pass my jobs plan, i'm going to bypass them and take executive action, perfect. king barack.
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>> tonight on huckabee, as europe tries to bail out after financial collapse, is it too late for america to avoid the same economic disaster? european parliament member daniel hannan and peter schiff are not afraid to tell it like it is. >> what advice could i give to obama, instead of keaninging the failed policy, all obama has done is expand them and made them worse. >> tonight, they expose president obama's jobs plan failure. >> and plus. >> clancy in the neighborhood tavern ♪ >> he's selling out shows across america, now toby keith rocks the house with the governor. >> lady and gentlemen, governor mike huckabee. [applaus [applause] >> thank you very much, great to have all of you here, and welcome to huckabee from the fox news studios in new york city. and well, halloween is just around the corner, but you
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don't have to wait until the trick-or-treaters come to your door to be scared. all you've got to do is think of another election season with candidates in both parties doing their best to cause you to question the patriotism, sanity, integrity, even the birthplace of their opponents. look, it's no secret that i have strong convictions about issues that range from the sanctity of life to the fair tax. unlike some people who talk as experts about politics, i actually spend nearly 20 years on the field as the candidate and then as an office holder. but i'm disgusted with a lack of serious attention how to solve america's problem and the focus is placed on the rather absurd colonoscopy performed on the candidates by other candidates and pundits in the media most of whom speak with great authority, but who have never actually left the comfort of the press box and come off the field muddy and bloody, from
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personally engaging in the game. look, i've got serious questions about barack obama's judgment, experience, understanding of fundamentals of economic and grasp on islamofascism and political skills dealing with people of an another program. but i don't question his patriotism, sincerity of his faith, his place of birth or behavior as a husband and father. i don't think he's a fraud, a thief, or a manchurian candidate who is really a communist. i believe he loves god and country. he may see both differently than me and i'm going to keep taking issue with his issues, but i will not be part of the personal attacks i find dishonorable and frankly demean the entire process. the press focuses on the conflicts instead of the issues and it carries over to the candidates. >> and you're allowed to
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change-- >> rick, you had your chance, allow me to speak. >> rick, you had your chance, let me speak. >> you're out of time. rick, again-- >> i'm speaking, i'm speaking. >> and you get 30 seconds, time for you to-- >> the way the rules work here, i get 60 seconds and then you get 30 seconds to respond, right. >> anded. >> and you say, governor, you knew-- >> will you please wait. will you keep talking or let me finish with what i'm saying. >> mike: man, makes your head want to explode. with a matters to you, the v voter? i don't think that mitt romney's personal faith ought to be an issue in the case and herman cain modifying, and i don't think it's fair to characterize michele bachmann, and i don't think that rick perry is for illegal immigration because he
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believes that children that went to school in his state and did well might be better off going to college and becoming taxpayers rather than tax takers. i don't think that ron paul is whacky because he wants to get rid of the fed or that john huntsman is unacceptable because he once worked for president obama as an ambassador to china. if you read my book, "do the right thing" or hope to higher ground." you know that i believe that politics needs to be less horizontal, right shall left, democrat, republican, conservative, liberal. it ought to be more vertical. the question is, is it taking us up or down. are things getting better or are they getting worse. now, if my show or comments aren't caustic or combative or confrontational or critical enough for you, i'm sure you probably can find somebody on television who is mad all the time and you can watch them. but for me, america is too
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good a country to be wasted by a bad attitude. that's my opinion, and i welcome yours. even if it's for the bad attitude. you can contact me at mike and click on the fox news feedback session and sign up for my facebook page or follow me on twitter. well, on thursday, european leaders cut a deal to bail out debt riddled greece, how solvent is europe? my next guest warned that the u.s. is headed down the same road, daniel hannan is a british member of the european parliament who two years ago made headlines with these words to former british prime minister gordon brown. >> it's not, they are not apologizing, like everyone else you've long accepted the fact that you're path logically incapable of accepting responsibilities for this, if you're carrying on wantonly spending whatever we have left. you cannot spend your way out of recession or borrow your
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way out of debt. >> and peter schiff is an american businessman, he says the government is stifling production, and shared his opinion with the anti-wall street protesters earlier this week. >> now, how much do you think-- what would be fair for me? >> and what do you-- >> i believe in-- >> how about the same as everybody else? >> what should i pay? okay. >> that would be a huge tax cut for me. i'd pay much more than 35%. >> what do you think the plan-- >> i employed her. >> and these two gentlemen don't mince words. daniel hannan, the new road to serfdom" and daniel schiff "how an economy rose and why it crashes". >> welcome back to the show. and daniel, let me start with you, i want to ask you about what's going on in europe and how much you think that is mirroring what is taking place and is perhaps going to take
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place in the united states. and tell me about the similarities you see and do you think our president has a responsibility and a role in what you see happening? >> well, let's start with what's happening in europe. we have a situation where the european leaders are going to borrow this astronomical sum, almost inconceivable sum of a trillion euros, 1.4 trillion dollars. now, from whom are they going to borrow it, first of all, somebody has 1.4 trillion dollars lying around you'd think they had he' find some use, but most of the point, what's the collateral, who is garan tore and the answer is the garantors ultimately are the taxpayers of italy, spain, greece, and portugal. in other words, the garantors are the same as lenders. in united states it's known as a ponzi scheme and carries a prison sentence. there's no new money here, is the u.s. going in the same direction? there's still time for you guys to turn you off the road.
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we can see you in the rear view mirror, but you're not nearly as far down the road as you are. the same problem that pete her schiff seems to be talking about, you're consuming more and more without commensurate increase ins production and that's just as true of the u.s. as europe. >> peter, let me get to the question, as the current administration. how much responsibility do they bear for these policies and the resulting calamity that daniel just described? >> oh, quite a bit. first of all, i wish we had daniel as a member of congress, as opposed to parliament. we could use him on this side of the atlantic. but now, sure, president obama, he inherited a bad hand, but he played it very poorly and a lot of the people who are in congress now are the same people who were in congress during the the entire decade. and that's when the problems were createdment we blew up the housing bubble over a period of time. we did that with cheap money from the federal reserve, we did it with guaranteed mortgages from freddie and fannie and both parties are
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complicit. unfortunately, instead of changing the failed policies of the bush administration, all obama has done is expand and made it worse. >> he we want to keep both of you here because when we come back we're going to continue the discussion about what's taking place in the united states and are we headed down this same path as europe and what does it mean for that person watching out home, how does this affect me? you're going to find out more with daniel and peter when we return. [applause]. ♪
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nd so no one gets left behind, check out our all-new, affordable xuv 550s at >> continuing our discussion i want to go right back to danielment daniel, you have said between 1980 and 1992, that within the entire european union that was virtually not a single new job created outside of the u.k. and how on earth did that happen? >> virtually no new effective jobs, some government jobs created.
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the trouble in europe, it's very difficult to fire people and therefore, very reluctant to hire people. don't want to put people on the books in good times they might not be able to drop in the bad times. whether there's an upswing in europe, the take is haves sluggish ab a higher level of structural unemployment. that's what we should be taxing. instead of crazy idea you carry on more and more, and the states that led to the calamity. we need to be less and restructuring our labor markets and more professional. and western europe is collapsing and the world grosse pointe woods at the extraordinary thing is that the government of all of these states are still pursuing the policies that brought us to this part in the first place. more cheap money, trying to inflate the public end, you know, giving the patient more than maybe in the first place. pete are you've said the same thing, essentially, about creating jobs at the united states that it's very difficult to create this,
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because once you create this, you just about aren't able to let them go. and react to what daniel has said, job creation for you, in your business here in the u.s., how hard is it to create a job, how hard is it to get rid of a job that needs to maybe be resended? >> i've been saying that for years, maybe if i can say it with an english accent maybe it would sound better because i like the way it sounded coming from daniel, but he's absolutely right and that's where jobs come from. i'm an employer and employ a lot of people. and i know how difficult it is, how expensive it makes for the government. i know a lot of small business owners that do anything they can to avoid hiring people not because they don't want mep, but because they don't want all the liabilities, all the obligations all the rules and regulations and taxes that go along with hiring people. so, if we simply can free up the labor market and level the playing field and allow businesses to create jobs without having to worry if
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they're going to get sued or fined for doing it and they're going to get a lot more jobs. >> let's talk about regulation as we're really structuring the segment and looking at similarities between what has already been happening in europe and it's really collapsed economy, and what's almost on the verge of happening here in america. daniel, how much has regulation in europe played a part in the academities that you're facing? >> well, here is a scary extra tis particular. in western europe, the share of world gdp, share of the world economy. today it's 26% and in 2020, 15%. that's what's happening because we're deregulating, taxing, recentralizing and we've been taking power in from the nation and concentrated it and that takes away the competition. the main constraint on an
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interventionist government is international competition. you can raise your taxes up to a certain level and then the money starts going abroad to tax jurisdictions, and you can be maternity leave and hours to a certain point and then the jobs start going abroad. the european union gives you an alternative, instead of facing competition for you, you can export your costs, too. and that was fine in the 1950's, when the competition was only coming from to the european countries and today when the competition is coming from china and india, it's calamitous and that's proximate cause of what we're seeing in europe today. >> mike: peter, let's talk about an area of heavy regulation, obamacare implemented and instituted. what's that going to cost american businesses and will it have a detrimental effect on hiring. >> it's going to cost trillions. no one knows how many. the real problem is government.
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the reason that health care is so expensive in the first place is the same reason that college tuitions are so expensive, because government gets in there and subsidizes it. before government was involved, health care was far less expensive or more accessible to more people and if we simply brought market forces back into health care, we would have competition, if we could separate health insurance from employment, which is the consequence of our tax code. if people were shopping around and not, you know, using health insurance as pre-paid medical. we would have much more lower health care costs, but instead of taking a free market approach we'll get the government more involved and run health care costs up even higher and make it more expensive for employers to hire people so what we end up doing, we destroy jobs in the process and make health care more expensive. >> well, i wonder what daniel and peter might say to president obama to get the economy on the right track again. well, if you want to know, i'm going to be asking you when we come back. stay with us.
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(applause) >> before the break we were talking about the impact of obama care, daniel, england has long had socialized medicine and how much has the government safety net of socialized medicine contributed to the economic hardships that you face not only in the u.k., but that is faced all over the european union. >> well, on health care, the trouble is it's not a safety net. if it was a safety net, if it were there, versus people for people who have health care. the trouble is it's a monopoly and that's damage our economy and our health care more immediately. you know, governments don't run things very well. they weren't good at
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installing telephones or building cars, weren't good at operating airlines and they aren't very good at running a health care system. on most of the international comparisons, the waiting times if you've got stroke or heart disease, how long it takes to see your doctor, alive after one year, two years, five years, probably not the worst in the world, but it's pretty far down the table. and think of it as a bad manager, what advice would i give obama, first of all, this is not the kind of expense you need to be embarking on, past the current economic juncture. and you have more through state power and the economy and secondly you've got to start living within your means. the president was saying, we stand ready to help greece and the rest of it, you don't help a friend by pushing more on him. and if you really wanted to help, get on top of the debt crisis here, the world depends on much more than the prosperity of the economy.
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and the world doesn't owe us a living in the west, the guys working long hours and china and india and not just so we can buy the plastic at some other end of entitlement and we have to pay our way in the world. until that happens power is going to carry on shifting, and-- >> peter, i want to ask you, having been down at the site of the demonstrations for occupy wall street, that's an interesting exchanges, and what kind of reaction did you get as a business person, trying to explain how capitalism works. >> well, you know, there's a lot of hostility there. a lot of resentment and people don't understand how capitalism works, there's one person there that thought i had a duty to share my wealth, but what she doesn't understand the way you accumulate late wealth is by sharing it, i use the example of steve jobs, he accumulated billions for himself, but in the process shared his wealth with the world and how many
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how many people benefitted and got jobs and investors profited by buying apple stock. steve jobs couldn't have been as wealthy if he didn't share it, he didn't share it through taxation, he shared it through capitalism and that's what people have to understand. they don't understand how capitalism works, they want a better life, want jobs, want prosperity and yet, they're looking to government to provide those things and that's not where they are he' going to get it. they will he' get it through capitalism and not by enslaving the prune by high taxes, but by liberating him from taxes, from government, so it can go out there and create the prosperity that everybody shares. >> i mean, i think we all know that some of the people down there probably have no idea why they're there, other than there's free food and something to do, but there are some people who raise some legitimate questions about big banks, big insurance companies, wall street brokerage firms bailed out from the government and wonder why students and others aren't getting a bailout if it's going to be such a wonderful thing to bail out people from the government. so, peter how do you respond to those who do have some
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legitima legitimate hostilities towards the bailout. >> two wrongs don't make a right. that's one of the reasons, i was afraid of the bad precedent we were establishing, the moral hazards. instead of more bailouts. let's condemn the bailouts that have taken place and rather than blaming washington, wall street from accepting the bailout. anybody is going to offer money to the government. why don't we blame the government for making the bailouts available in the first place. what the protesters are protesting is capitalism and in favor without knowing it and they're protesting the absence of capitalism or crony capitalism. under capitalism there would have been none for anybody. >> when you look at the u.s., do you have words of open optimism or do you see us driving off the cliff? >> first of all, i want to agree very much with what he said, whatever happens since 2008 it's not happened, in a
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capitalist system. bad banks failed and the profitable oranges, and you know, investors, these guys should be occupying congress and picked the wrong target. what would i think of the u.s., i would say stick to the vision of your founders, you've got this extraordinarily good fortune that you have a system where you can hold your rulers to account. and as you started that using that system, as i understand it, last year at the mid term elections and selecting candidates who are more in tune with public opinion and who understand that you can't carry on more borrowing, and spending in perpetuity. stick to it-- >> that's wonderful. and tell me that i need to go back to the founders of this great country and i do appreciate it. daniel hannan and peter schiff, two great, great guys with a lot of thought we need to pay attention to.
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thank you both for joining us. before anyone ever heard of osama bin laden or al-qaeda, my next guest knew how crucial afghanistan was going to be in the national security. and the inspiration behind julia roberts' character in the film charlie wilson's war. joanne king herring joins me next. (applause). to be more environmentally aware, we are now printing on the back sides of used paper and we switched to fedex cause a lot of their packaging contains recycled materials. tell them what else fedex does. well we're now using more electric trucks
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travelers on planes and trains for hours and dozens of drivers will be towed from highways and the snowfall is making records and getting with more than two feet of snow. at least three deaths blamed on the weather throughout the storm. it is over, but again, the aftermath continues, i'm harris falkner, now, back to huckabee. huckabee. [applaus [applause] >> she was a former television anchor and socialite. in the 1980's, america was in a cold war with the soviets. while rebels in afghanistan were fighting to get out from under communist rule. joanne king herring, convinced a congressman named charlie wilson to get the weapons to the mujaheddin so they could devote the soviets. and the movie was charles wilson's war. and she was played by julia roberts.
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>> why is the cia running a fake war in afghanistan. >> they're doing it. >> they're doing it badly. >> the army men, with weapons which would be good except the soviets have specifically armor plated their helicopter to resist 12.7 millimeter shell. if this were a real war. the state would issue a paper outlining communist threat. >> you may be the sexiest woman ever. look you're helen of troy. >> are you patronizing me? >> what do you want me he to do, he joanne. >> this is what i want you to do, i want you to save afghanistan for the afghans and deliver such a crushing defeat to the soviets, that communism crumbles and if so doing end the cold war. >> 30 years later she's still fighting for the people of afghanistan and has a brand new book "diplomacy and diamonds". >> and joining me, joanne king herring, so delightful to have you here. [applause]
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>> how on earth does a woman who is essentially known for running in the social circles of houston, texas end up influencing not just a congressman, but a country and ultimately a world? >> i think we were crazy and not only the little girl from houston, texas, but probably the crazyiest congressman in washington. >> charlie was known as good time charlie. >> there was nobody else to do it. >> mike: why charlie? what was it. >> because he had all i had, what happened. i went to all the republicans, and did very well and grew up with james baker, but they said, joanne, we can't get even 3,000, not 3 million dollars for afghanistan. i mean, i'm so entranced with myself i can hardly stand it. (laughter) >> we can't get 3 million dollars for nicaragua how are we going to get you anything for a little ole country half a world away. you've got to find a democrat.
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i was dating charlie and i said a-ha, there you are. and charlie of course, was horrified. he didn't have any interest whatsoever in afghanistan. but, when he began to see the submissiveness of it, the fact was, you see, that in looking at a map, there was afghanistan, there was pakistan, and they didn't have anything. why would the soviets want them. when you looked the at the map and there was the straits of hormuz, and through the straits of hormuz 80% of the world's oil every day and the united states economy was dependent on it and i said this is for my country. i'm fighting for my country. >> a lot is going on in afghanistan, and we have a lot of troops there, are we doing things the right way? >> no. >> what is the right way? >> actually, what we need to do is spring from the afghans to fight their own battles and they can, we've forgotten that this people defeated the
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greatest war machine in history, the soviet union, without one american death. and they did it alone. but they've had 30 years of war, and they are starving, they don't have good water. they don't-- 90% are illiterate and they don't have clinics and all they need are things like shots, mosquito nets and a mid wife, a water that doesn't make you sick. and they have a 300,000 man army and they're willing to fight, but they're illiterate and they can't read a manual or a road map, but my organization, which is made up not of people of my-- anybody i organize, but nonprofit, nonprofit organizations, and that are out there, and have been there, but the last five to seven years, successfully doing these jobs, one will do water and one will do other things, but they have never been put together and so,
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we've put them altogether, so that they can do the job, when the american troops come home. the afghans will be strong enough to defend themselves and they will and may i it will you that what my leader that i'm working with, he said, mrs. herring, if you had done this, when the soviets left, we would not be under a fanatical, tyrannical islamic regime. >> mike: that's what you were suggesting and begging for, as was charlie wilson at the end of the soviet war. the u.s. had gone in with aid, we would not probably be there with military action now. >> this is not a long-term profit. in two years, we can strengthen the afghans to fight their own battle and they will. and the thing is, that nonprofits that are over there now are not going home. they are afghans, they're americans, who have trained
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the afghans to do these jobs and the troops come home and that's my doing, i'm fighting for our children. >> joe n king herring, great to see you. the book is called diamonds and diplomacy. we'll be right back. stay with us. (applause). [ male announcer ] this is coach parker... whose non-stop day starts with back pain... and a choice. take advil no and maybe up to four in a day. or choose aleve and two pills for a day free of pain. way to go, coach. ♪
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with a restaurant chain and his own adult beverage. forbes magazine recently named the top earning country stars. and the new album is called "clancy's tavern", ladies and gentlemen, the one and only toby keith. >> welcome back, toby. >> woo! >> and you didn't bring your own fans with you? >> woo! >> i've been doing this show for three years and i've never ever had an audience react to he me like that. >> okay. >> i want you to know-- >> we're lucky to have one, me and you. >> hey, it's great to have you back. >> thank you. >> terrific new album, af got out. clancy's tavern. a lot of terrific songs that you've written and once again, you have proven your song writing chops, but in doing your song writing through the years, people have sometimes
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taken your lyrics as political statement and it's been interesting, because i think most people who know you, and have kind of kept you with you, realize you're not that political of a person and don't make a big deal about it, but, let's play a little piece from the taliban song, i want to get reaction to how that came around. here we go. >> ♪ ♪ >> and that song was really not about democrats or republicans, it was about americans. but some people said, oh, that toby, he's a right wing guy. did that bother you? >> and that song is actually written, local people in afghanistan. and that song is about a guy
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who lives in afghanistan, who is leaving during the invasion of the allied forces, saying, you know, that they've-- we've lived under the the suppression for a long time and we know that the u.s. and allies are coming to make it a better place and i'm getting the heck out of dodge before they get here. that's all that's about. but funny thing is, we've played in a camp called camp phoenix and the px is where the soldiers buy all of their, like their little 7-eleven, right? by the time i got off stage, the local afghanis on the base bought every one of those cd's. >> they were gone. >> gone. >> mike: the point i make, toby, your music is not written the pointed, politically one way or the other and i've always perceived you as an american song writer, not a right wing or a left wing, not so much a different kind of republican though you've identified yourself as pretty much after life long democrat, but really
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not that into politics. >> no, not at all. those southern democrats, my grandfather who's never been, as far as i know before me of been a republican-- >> nor in mine. i don't think my parents ever voted for me. >> oh, really? >> you know, see, i grew up like you did in arkansas and of course we're up there part of the time and every in oklahoma and always said there are three great heroes down in the south. elvis, fdr and jesus, not necessarily in that order. you kind of get the picture. >> robert e. lee is there somewhere. >> robert e. lee. let's talk about song writing. how do you go about it, i've heard the songs there and they're about people na i can see in my mind. and how did that gift develop in you? >> vary the age, maybe 6th grade or something, my elementary teachers told my parents, my dad was working, and said our creative writing sessions, he shines. he's he creative writing skills need to be watched
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because he knows what he's doing and he's got a brilliant creative type mind when he's writing the fiction stories and it just reblossomed after i got a guitar and started trying to write songs and it showed back up and i don't know, it tells people like an involuntary muscle movement like blinking your eyes. you don't count how many times you do it and you don't notice yourself doing it, but you do it hundreds of thousands of times a day and whatever. and i'd hear people talk and i experience life and i constantly find myself. is that a song? and when i find something, and it treats me right. >> it's great stuff. and by the way, you don't-- you've gone way beyond song writingen you now have your own brand of an adult beverage ap i have some of it here it's called wild shot. it's not open by the way, there's a worm in the bottom of this. and how in the world did you get into this. >> it's a magic elixir, hucks.
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is it baptist friendly? >> no, it's-- >> i didn't think so. >> it's not the good lord's wine, but it will cure coughs and colds and sneezes and hay fever. >> what the heck is that little worm in there for. >> it's symbolic and the mexican nationals drink it and instead of shooting it like tequila and margaritas and people drink in bars before they go to bed at night and sit around sipping it, like mexican moonshine. know what that is? (laughter) >> i'm going to let the audience have it, not me. but the little worm in there i guess he's good and dead by now, is he. >> yeah. >> i think what that proves, if you drink this stuff, you won't have worms. (laughter) >> i think if you ever do get to the bottom of it, i don't think the worm even matters. >> mike: toby and i are going to play the title track from his brand new cd called clancy's tavern when you come
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(applause) >> woo! >> i'm back with toby keith. >> we're back and toby keith. he's got a new cd "clancy's tavern" the audience will be getting their own copy. and tell me about the name or theme of this song, it's about your grandmother, isn't it? >> yes, she has a tavern in port smith arkansas. >> mike: she was not named clancy. how did she get the name. >> she was a widow, but my grandfather's nickname was gra clans city and ran a bar. and she took over the business
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and the supper club, i couldn't call it that, billy garner supper club, she wasn't my grandma. >> it's a true story. >> an at people have names and faces and we brought the bar back. >> mike: you're going to let me play it with you. >> one, two. ♪ >> any minute the five o'clock crowd will be coming, and taps will be flowing with beer ♪ ♪ and the cigarette smoke soon to be rising and at 5:30 clancy gets here ♪ ♪ she knows all their faces, she practically raised them ♪ ♪ and that's why they're loyal and true ♪
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♪ and they pay their tab and that pays the light bill and she keeps their glasses full of brew ♪ ♪ and the welders and the drivers and the old nine to fivers ♪ ♪ and the regular joes of the world ♪ ♪ singing here is to you, clancy, and your neighborhood tavern ♪ ♪ pour me another, my girl ♪ oh, her name is lili and she showed up at seven ♪ ♪ to make sure the service is great ♪ ♪ and coops in the kitchen, burgers and chicken fried steaks ♪ ♪ and around nine o'clock, the band will start playing, and the music will fill up the air ♪
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♪ and they'll take a break, give mer 45 minutes, and a jukebox takes over from there ♪ ♪ and the welders and the drivers and the old nine to fivers, and the regular joe's of the world ♪ ♪ singing here is to you clancy, and your neighborhood taverns ♪ ♪ pour me another, my girl ♪ 1:35 and last call is upon us ♪ ♪ it's time to settle the score ♪ ♪ why don't you call me a cab and bring me my tab and while you're at it bring me one more ♪ ♪ she's cleaned the last table, and shined up the bar ♪ ♪ it's late and everyone's gone ♪
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♪ and then she'll cock her pistol and down all of her money and drive that old chrysler back home ♪ ♪ and the welders and the drivers and old nine to fivers ♪ ♪ and the regular joes of the world ♪ ♪ singing here's to you clancy, and your neighborhood tavern ♪ ♪ pour me another, my girl ♪ yeah, good night sweet clancy in your neighborhood tavern ♪ ♪ we'll he see you tomorrow, my girl ♪ (applause). >> . >> mike: all right! >> toby keith. album is called "clancy's tavern", one of the great selections you'll want a copy. i hope do you. until next week from new york, this is mike huckabee from the fox news studios, good night and good bless. and good bless. [applause]
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