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i'm gretchen carlson. the flu outbreak is spreading more. how you can protect yourself. >>steve: call him sherrif joe biden. he tells the president forget congress. crack down on guns by executive order. will they really gut the second amendment? >>brian: what would you do? an invisible driver places an order at the drive-thru. >> hello. is someone in there? >> i'm a ghost. thank you. >>brian: "fox & friends" said they did the right thing. i'm a tkpwoefplt -- i'm a ghost.
>>gretchen: first we see dogs driving cars a few weeks ago. now we have ghosts driving cars and ordering fast-food restaurants? >>brian: i've got a feeling that is a practical joker as opposed to a dog driving. later on in the show we'll get a trainer show you how to get your dog to drive a lawn mower. >>steve: do you think the after-life is interesting going through the drive-thru window? >>brian: you need a quick break but don't have time to sit down and have somebody take your order because you're a ghost. you drive through and go back to scaring people. >>gretchen: let's begin with a fox news alert. the flu going from bad to worse. 44 states reporting a widespread outbreak of
cases. in boston the mayor declared a public health emergency. 18 people in massachusetts have died. in ohio a hospital is now requiring all patients with the flu to wear masks. we will have much more on the flu outbreak and a live report from boston a few minutes away. >> call for help for a dozen killer whales fighting for their lives. the twa*els -- whales are trapped under water in quebec with only one hole to get air from and the hole is freezing over. the canadian government is being called on to break the ice and help the whales find water. a ruling could come down as soon as today on whether or not there is enough evidence to put movie massacre k*eul james -- killer james holmes on trial. videos released showing holmes holding a gun and sticking out his tongue.
officials say he's mentally ill. >> he gets very excited and his eyes twinkle. you know when you're trying to smirk. your eyes are the window to the soul. you could see he was very delighted in seeing himself in that mask. >>gretchen: 12 people were killed. 70 others hurt during the shooting last july. hollywood's award season kicking off last night with the people's choice awards. who was the big winner? >> the people's choice is: "hunger games." >>gretchen: "hunger games" won five trophies including favorite movie. jennifer lawrence won favorite actress. this morning around 8:30 a.m. eastern time seth mcfar land will announce this year's oscar nominations. some of the movies making major buzz: "lincoln,""argo" and l he s
miserables." after seeing the preview in the theater, i now want to go see it, but the preview kind of sucks you in. >>steve: i think they're right on "hunger games." that's a disturbing but very good movie. >>brian: here's the thing. it's very rare for the host of the show to actually make the announcement of the nomination. that's seth mcfar land. he's doing both this time. looks a lot like peter brady. >>steve: four minutes after the top of the hour. the n.r.a. invites joe biden to come face-to-face in a few hours. it comes as the v.p. threatened president obama made to bypass congress to use executive orders to enact new gun control laws. can he do that? peter doocy live in washington with the latest. >> brian, former president
bill clinton was in vegas at the consumer electronics show, and part of his presentation was a plea for stricter gun control. it's very interesting. he said in some places with high crime rates there are going to need to be armed guards in schools, an idea the n.r.a. has endorsed. but he also said the broader issue of gun control must still be addressed. >> i grew up in [inaudible] why do anybody need a 30-clip for a gun? why does anybody need one of those things that carries 100 bullets? half of all the mass killings in the united states occur since the assault weapons ban expired. >> vice president biden yesterday said the president is talking to attorney general holder about potentially issuing an executive order to
restrict weapons with the hope of preventing gunmen from committing mass murder in the future, although he made clear it is not something that has been decided on yet. president obama has promised to take action to reduce what he called five days after the sandy hook shooting the -- quote -- "epidemic of gun violence that plagues this country every single day." although using such an executive order to do something is something he was not keen on during his first presidential campaign. >> i think that the issue of executive power and executive privilege is one that is subject to abuse. and in an obama presidency what you will see will be a sufficient respect for law and the coequal branches of government. >> jay sekulow from the american center for law and justice said last night there is no executive order the president can issue that will override amendment to the
constitution. meanwhile vice president biden has been meeting with outside groups on how to make recommendations to the president on how to make this happen. >>steve: where are the women? we know hillary rodham clinton was back at work yesterday. now she's leaving the cabinet. we found out one of the other few women on the cabinet, hilda so hr i -- hilda sol i s is heading out. she will be replaced by who knows. tim geithner is out. he'll be replaced by a guy, jack lew, the guy who, if you've been watching the tv over the last day or so, jack lew is the guy who signs his name with what
surely looks like a slinky. >>brian: front page "where are the women?" they take a picture and talk about the cabinet of the administration. all the women are being replaced by men. white men too on top of that. let me show you a picture in "the new york times." all we see is valerie jar rhett's leg -- valerie jarrett's leg. >>steve: on december 29 that is the pr-z meeting with ten guys and they're talking about the fiscal cliff. >>brian: could they back up a little. >>gretchen: this is a picture they released the day after, i believe. and you can see valerie jarrett front and center facing the president. then there are two other women who are in the photos. was it a reaction to that original picture? brian, you bring up a good point that there are no minorities -- there's one, i think, in that original picture. it is an interesting discussion because there was so much made in this
last political campaign about the war on women from the obama administration and how the republicans were to blame for not including women. then it turned out that mitt romney hired more women than any other state. >>brian: it was put out that in the white house women made less than men. if you look at the campaign, the president promised women contraceptives and abortions. he didn't promise them a table at power. >>gretchen: he wasn't in favor of that bill that would be equal pay, ledbetter bill. >>steve: we have secretary of state john kerry still in. the new secretary of defense is a man. the nominee any way. and the new c.i.a. director is a man. and not that i'm anti-man. but if they do need good candidates, mitt romney has got binders full of women he could supply at the white house.
>>gretchen: we're falling back to that? >>brian: i never forget. on his radio show yesterday, mike huckabee, former governor of the great state of arkansas, said how come so much test test testerone in the cabinet and so little estrogen. he said if you look around, all these appointments he's making in the white house are all white guys. >>steve: that point brought up -- >>gretchen: we will have a member of the medical a team talking. it won't be about testosterone. it will be about the flu shofplt you've never seen pictures like this, a grandmother sheltering her grandkids from a raging fire in the ocean. that story next. >>steve: stu varney has a stunning story.
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this was queens, new york, yesterday. incredible images out of australia. grandparents forced to take cover under a pier with five grandchildren to escape flames from burning wildfires in the country. they were there for more than two hours until they found a small boat and made it out of harm's way. >>brian: klein's military could be -- china's military could be getting a big boost from u.s. technology. guess what? you helped pay for it. stuart varney is outraged this morning. let's talk about a-123 out rage. >> that is a green battery company. american taxpayers put money into it, up to $250 million. the army put in $21 million to develop military-style batteries. the navy put in $4 million. it goes belly up, out of business. the chinese want to buy it. they put an offer in to buy the now bankrupt -- >>brian: they can't do that. it's got a bunch of secrets; right?
>> it's up for review. america is deciding do we want to sell this battery company with military technology to the chinese. it's up for discussion. i don't know which way the decision is going to go, but we are now in a position of losing money, taxpayer money has been lost on this project. and we may now sell that technology at a discount price to china's military. that's a very interesting situation. >>brian: they're going to use slight technology which we're -- they're going to use satellite technology which we're already concerned about. >> it is another failure of the president's green technology. no matter how many failures you get the president keeps doubling down. we got another $12 billion to be spent on wind energy alone this year. it is a failure. nothing has happened with wind energy. we haven't created that many jobs. only 48,000 jobs in the wind industry but we're subsidizing it to the tune of $12 billion this year.
>>steve: that is something you have railed on your program and this channel as well that the government is trying to pick winners and losers. >> the government should not be doing that. this is the end point of the government trying to pick winners in green energy. it's an ideological program. the left says we've got to have green energy, so we subsidize it. we try to pick winners and losers. >>brian: it will be great when it works. we have skilled people, scientists that have been working on this technology, trying to make it come true. in comes the chinese money as they buy the company and they also get the scientists. so they're going to be working on this leading-edge technology that could be converted to military tepbl for -- military technology for another country. >> we have lost our money in this project and now we're selling at a deep discount the scientists and technology itself which could be useful to a military rival. >>steve: we cannot be that stupid.
>> we're deciding what to do at this moment in time. >>brian: do not let that happen. >>steve: he's got the whole afternoon. >>brian: who decides whether or not it goes through? >> a foreign policy review committee organized by the administration. do we sell it to the chinese or not. >>steve: stuart, good to see you. we'll watch you on varney and company at 9:20. next on the rundown, there is a lot of wrong information out there about the flu shot. dr. segal is here and he's got a needle. >>brian: and it's the best prank everyone. looks like there's a ghost at the drive-thru window. >> hello. oh god! is someone in there? >> yeah. i'm a ghost. thank you. >>brian: you've got to see how the prank was
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>>steve: we're back with a fox news tpwhrao*u alert. it is a major health situation that has gone from bad to worse. flu cases popping up in 44 states so far. the number of sick people straining emergency rooms across the country. now the mayor of boston declared a public health emergency. catherine pratta is at mass general this morning. >> this is one of the hospitals seeing a lot of patients coming in with flu-like symptoms. here in boston the hospital here is saying the mayor
declaring a public health emergency here and there is a good reason for that. so far just here in the city of boston alone there have been 700 confirmed cases of the flu since october 1. that is up from 70 confirmed cases of the flu that happened all of the last flu season. this is something public health officials are taking very, very seriously. officials in boston urging everybody to get a flu shot. they're saying that is the best way to protect yourself. they are saying this year's shot is 91% effective against most of the strains of the flu we're seeing. the dominant one we're seeing is the "a" strain. other organizations in boston also taking precautions. here at mass general hospital, one of the hospitals taking precautions. they are cutting down on emergency room tours of parents to be. they don't want anybody coming into the hospital and potentially spreading the flu if they don't need to be here. mbta paying particular attention to clean on the
buses and trains; some of the steps people here in boston are taking. >>steve: thank you very much. gretchen, over to you. >>gretchen: if you're worried about getting the flu, what can you do to protect yourself? let's ask dr. mark segal. you've written books about the flu. >> the flu shot is incredibly important. compliance is not there. we have 135 million doses available this year from the centers for disease control. the amount of people in the country that have taken flu shots is under 40%. that's not good. the good news is we know, as was just reported, that the predominant strain, 80% of the flu we're seeing is a strain covered in this flu shot so it's going to work pretty well. in 2003 where we had a similar kind of flu, we didn't have a flu shot that matched. i'm going to urge people out there to get your flu shot now. it takes two to three weeks for you to get immune. we're reporting all these cases but the flu season
probably hasn't peaked yet. you want to get the flu shot. we also have to talk about how you spread the flu. you spread the flu by coughing and sneezing on people. a cough can travel up to 12 feet. 12 feet. >>gretchen: showing this animation here. there's tons of stuff you can infect by touching it. let's talk about the flu shot in general. a lot of people say i don't want to get it because i believe that the flu shot gets me sick. you say? >> that's a myth. the flu shot is a dead virus. it cannot give you the flu. you can have a little bit of an allergic reaction to it. you can get a sniffle from it. you cannot get the flu from it. >>gretchen: you can also get secondary infections. i've heard of people getting pneumonia after they get the flu. why? >> that is the number-one killer is pneumonia. the flu knocks you down. the flu weakens your immune system and other infections come in like pneumonia,
bronchitis. >> >>gretchen: there are things you brought in -- >> tamiflu is effective against this year's flu. i'm all for it if you're sick and have a real risk. ginsing was studied this year in hong kong and found in mice and found pretty effective in decreasing symptoms against the flu. after your flu shot. the other thing i like is elderberry tea. it was studied a few years ago. in 60 people showed a decrease in symptoms and severity. i think elderberry tee and ginsing tea is a good idea. >>gretchen: what you don't think work is ec ecinichea. >> there is no studies that shows it cuts down on
symptoms. i'm also unsure of taking combinations. the problem is it may interfere with medications you're on. these are active chemicals. you need to track things. i don't want you to take a combination of things. >>gretchen: if you haven't had the flu shot yet, it's not too late. >> physicians have it. pharmacies have it. get your flu shot. >>gretchen: good to see you. next on the rundown, those are human smurfs and they're singing the blues this morning. wicked tuna. the stars of the show are about to put steve and brian to the test. next happy birthday to pat benatar. she is 60 and still looking fab and dare i say beautiful. [ ryon ] eating shrimp at red lobster
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this one from jennifer who was watching america's number-one cable television news show yesterday. >>gretchen: pink loves brian. dogs love brian. >>brian: if they can't lick me, they watch me. this is donna from illinois' dog harry. harry watches every morning from the couch. >>gretchen: he's allowed up on the couch and to watch tv. >>brian: will someone give him binoculars. how can he see from back there? >>gretchen: e-mails told me that dogs are colorblind. they don't care if you have a pink tie on, if yours is red or whatever color my dress is apparently. >>steve: i had no idea. >>brian: it's a black and white world if you're a dog. another challenge for dogs. amazing. all ted turner's hard work goes by the board when it goes to dogs.
>>steve: he worked on the wizard of oz, gone with the wind. if he could only perfect dog vision. >>brian: crew measures blaming mechanical failure for lacking control of a new york ferry yesterday. speeding into a dock, 93 people injured, two critically. todd stars is live in lower mandate. >> we're at the base of wall street. behind me the waters of the east river. one of those c street ferry boats just pulled in to appear haor where this accident occurred yesterday. right now very calm here but yesterday the scene very sad. lots of injuries. 93 people were injured, 2 people critically. the good news is everyone is going to survive. but the big issue is what happened yesterday when this ferry boat slammed into this pier taking out a
huge chunk of the boat. here's how some of the passengers on board described what happened. >> it just hit. i don't know how else. it didn't stop. it missed it a little bit. then it pulled up. i think the captain said call 911. we need help. >> very sudden. it was a normal morning. we were easing into the dock and it didn't seem like they had the reverse -- they didn't do what they normally do. it was a complete sudden shock. >>steve: the new york city fire deposit, the nypd, the coast guard coming to get these folks to the hospital. meanwhile the c street chairman is speaking out. here's what he had to say. >> we are shocked and stunned that this happened. we know passengers rely on us for transportation and for safe transportation. and we are very sorry that
this accident occurred. >> as for what happened, the national transportation safety board has investigators on the scene. they will make that determination. but right now one of the theories is there was some sort of a mechanical malfunction on board the boat. >>brian: somebody on this program who takes that ferry every day during the summer will be on a little bit later to talk about it. >>gretchen: the rest of the headlines. he was poisoned to death with cyanide. now brand-new court documents reveal the widow of the million-dollar lottery winner was in a fight with the family over the money. after urooj khan died, his wife tried to cash in the check. >> the wife and him were alone. they have a two-story house. she was upstairs with him. nobody else was there.
no other family member was not there. yasmine was downstairs and she was sleeping. >>gretchen: police questioned the wife but have not named any suspects yet. the 911 call is chilling. you're about to hear a man telling cops his wife just shot an intruder. >> she screaming at him? >> she shot him a lot. she shot him. she's shooting him. she's shooting him. she's shooting him. >>gretchen: the man was talking to police on one line. his wife was on the other. she was hiding in a crawl space with her two children. an intruder had just broken into their home in georgia. his wife shot him five times. he is alive but on a ventilator. you're not seeing things. these are human smurfs singing the blues accused of shooting a man because
he refused to light a cigarette for them. this is a driver freaking out workers at a restaurant drive-thru. >> hello. oh my god! >> hello! are you serious? >> oh snap. >> oh my god! >>gretchen: check out this worker. he can't believe his eyes. he did a double take and a triple take. but at least one worker was not scared. >> throw it in here. i'm a ghost. >> throw it in there? >> yeah, i'm a ghost. thank you. >>gretchen: the driver's seat is actually a costume. the driver is inside the costume making him look invisible. i still want to know how they do it. how do you make a costume invisible. we can do that with the
weather wall. >> or harry potter, the cloak of invisibility. or you can think you're invisible. let me tell you what's happening in the world of sports as gretchen continues to pioneer, talk to the medical a team about how to become invisible. this year's hall of fame inductee ceremony will be short. no one showed up. no one elected. the page was blank. it was headlined by barry bonds, roger clemens, over 300 wins, sammy sosa, over 500 homers. none got close to the 75% needed to go in. another former baseball great surrounded by controversy joined greta van susteren last night saying as a player you never give eup. >> who knows down the road. you never gave up. i never gave up as a player and never give up as someone who wants to go to the hall of fame because it is the ultimate goal for a
baseball player. >>brian: that was pete rose saying i'll never give up going in. he didn't have a steroid problem. he had a gambling problem. bonds and so is a can appear -- sosa can appear on the blot for 14 years. u.s. olympian superstar missy franklin suiting up, 17, wanted to turn pro. she took to the pool. i have to overcome you screaming and she had to overcome the high schoolkids. easily took over the races. the question is how franklin was feeling before the meet. >> i was so nervous about the meet. i was intensely shaking in the locker room and all my teammates were like what is wrong with you? >> some critics said franklin shouldn't be allowed to swim against high schoolkids. >>steve: big fish is big business and these guys are
looking for blue fin tuna. >> that's what i'm talkin' about. >> come on. >> yeah buddy. >> you see the fish. >> look at that. >> he's beautiful. >> is he ready? >> is he clear? >> he's clear. >> that's a nice fish, dude. >> wicked tuna returns sunday and it stars captain dave marciano. good morning to you. >> good morning. >> in the new season there is some new guy trying to take your tuna. >> a young guy captain in his mid 20's. his name is tyler. he's on a boat called the pinwheel. a very tphreurbd fisher -- he's a very accomplished
fisherman, going to bring a new dynamic to the show. >>steve: what we love about your season, there is no script. the fish don't care they're on television. is this a good season for tuna? >> overall a great stphofpblt last year for the series we had 23 fish caught. this year we've gotten 55 fish on all the boats. you're going to have a lot more excitement, a lot more action and a lot more competition. >>steve: did he say action? >>brian: he did say action. here to demonstrate what it takes to wheel in one of those blue fin tunas, what do we have here? >> one of the reels you use, 130. a lot of line on the reel and we've got a lot of leverage. >>steve: do you think you could cast for us and let us see how to do it? >> there is no casting involved. >>steve: what do we do? they've got the big fishing pole here.
captain, why -- [inaudible] >>brian: can i do a chin-up on this? >> it takes a lot longer. some of the fish we catch takes almost three hours to reel it in. >>brian: do you ever feel like taking out a gun and shooting him so you can pull him in so he doesn't resist you? >> i thought tactical nukes would be good. >>brian: why shoot when you can use a grenade? i'm kidding about that. there are some guys in the new season who use a harpoon. >> harpoon only. no rods, no reels. >>steve: check out wicked
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answer: no. the constitution says only the congress can tax the people, can raise money and can spend the money that's raised. this president has not hesitated in the past to bypass congress to bring his own personal will into the law, even though congress is supposed to write the laws. >>gretchen: why would you make it so complicated. if you were president and you wanted to do this, why would you impose this tax? why wouldn't you sign an executive order talking about gun control? >> he doesn't have the authority to do that. in my view, he doesn't have the authority to impose the tax though the e.p.a. has done that in the past without congressional authorization. they announce they're going to do it. unless congress rescinds it, it becomes the law. it is usually a hidden tax you don't know you're paying. for example, you get your oil changed in your car, without knowing it, you're paying a little bit of tax collected by the e.p.a. supposedly going to clean up the earth from oil spills. >>brian: why wouldn't you try to say assault weapons upon my signing this
executive order banned. >> only the congress has the authority to regulate -- even congress doesn't have the authority because of the second amendment. put aside these academic arguments, it is clear that the president alone cannot interfere with the right to keep and bear arms, no matter what the tragedy may be -- and our heart goes out to all those who were killed and those who survived -- and no matter what the times may demand. only the congress can write the laws. the president knows that. the president took an oath to uphold the constitution. the president taught constitutional law at the university of chicago law school. he's still going to try to get around it because he's probably not going to get the restraints on the right to keep and bear arms from the congress that he'd like. >>gretchen: judge, thanks so much. >> this is a debate that's not going away. >>gretchen: check out the judge's new column at foxnews.com/opinion.
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cars. >>brian: that is awesome. what is it about dogs that make them capable of doing such awesome things? andrea arden is here, dog trainer and expert. she is not in awe of that. you expect something like that. is that correct, andrea? >> i am in awe of that. dogs have a long history of doing things that help us. hunt for food. there are even dogs now that sniff out cancer. i think what we saw was cool but i think there's other things that dogs do that are way cooler. >>steve: the new zealand dogs, they train them so they drove a car so people would say look, those are shelter dogs. we can get those and they make great pets. >> i love those. i think anything you do to raise awareness about shelter dogs, anything you do to enrich your dog's life is terrific as long as they are safe. >>brian: is driving a car
really a trick? >> for a dog i would say it is, yes. >>gretchen: how as a trainer and expert might you get the dog to do that? >> i'm going to show you something called targeting. >>brian: this is nora. >>gretchen: nora is teach your dog either touch their nose, yes or a paw. with nora, i might want her to touch her paw to this object. when she touches her paw to it, i'm going to say yes. >>steve: how do you get her to do it the first time? >> this is my cutting board for my kitchen. i live in a small kitchen. i put it there for the first time and she is sniffing around. she doesn't know what i want now. she might play around. i might take the food and move it forward to encourage her to step forward. what you'll start to see is after awhile -- yes" she is going to start to step on that more reliably. what they have with the car is probably something like this or a bar and have the dog learn to touch that.
then they put it on to the car and got the dog to touch it there and got the dog used to the car movement. >>brian: is there a point where they'll get so used to driving, you'll have to hide your keys. >> i would say yes. >>brian: it is just a trick. those dogs are not actually on the highway? >> do you want me to answer that? >>steve: you taught him to step on a board. >> most of the dogs you see on commercials are taught to target. that is the basis of most behaviors. if i want her to teach you to go to you, i would teach her to target to you and touch you to make it look like she is affectionate. >>brian: it will take a long time. >>gretchen: thank you so much. >> thank you. >>gretchen: you have an adorable dog, nora. coming unon "fox & friends," a teacher accused of stomping on a flag in front of students. >>brian: the man with 11
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>> gretchen: good morning, everybody. today is thursday, january 10, 2013. i'm gretchen carlson. thank you for sharing your time with us today. a national flu outbreak spreading quickly now. reports of people turned away from hospitals. people being forced to wear masks and up with city even declaring a health emergency. we will tell what you you need to know coming up. >> brian: what constitution? vice president joe biden says the president may crack down on guns by executive order. will they really gut the second amendment? is that allowed? we're live in washington with the lat >> steve: and is it a lion or a labrador? it's scaring the heck out of a bunch of people. jumping up on an owner. find out who that is straight
ahead. "fox & friends" hour two for thursday starts right now. >> gretchen: good morning, everybody. that particular dog looked just like a lion, didn't it? it's a dog. the way in which it was cut, look, that looks like a many of a lie -- mane of a lion and somebody thought it was and called 911. >> steve: in the meantime, we're couple hours away from a big face-to-face meeting at the white house on gun control. there is a live picture of the white house right now. the nra meeting with joe biden. it comes as the vice president declared president obama may bypass congress and pass new gun control laws on its own. peter doocy live in washington with the latest. >> former president bill clinton actually backed the idea of putting armed guards in schools last night, which is something the nra has endorsed.
but president clinton only thinks that it's smart in areas with high crime rates and thinks armed guards might be part of the solution, but said larger issues with assault weapons must be addressed and he drew on his upbringing in arkansas to explain why. >> when i grew up, it was a different culture. this is nuts. why does anybody need a 30 clip, 30 round clip for a gun? why does anybody need one of those things that churns 100 bullets? half of all massacres occurred since the assault weapons ban expired. >> vice president joe biden said yesterday the that president obama and attorney general eric holder are trying to figure out if it would be appropriate to issue an executive order to restrict assault weapons. such an order would require only a pen and not the permission of
congress and while president obama promised five days after the sandy hook shoot to go reduce the, quote, epidemic of gun violence that plagues this country every single day, he also promised back in 2007 to be careful with executive orders. >> i think that the issue of executive power and executive privilege is one that is subject to abuse and in an obama presidency, what you will see will be a sufficient respect for law and the co-equal branches of government. >> jay sekulow from the american center for law and justice said there is no executive order that the president can issue that will override amendments to the constitution. meanwhile, vice president biden says three or four or five things that can be done to enhance gun safety have already been agreed to by attendees at the meetings he's leading. he didn't disclose what they
are. but similar meetings will continue today with representatives from the nra and wal-mart at the table. back to you in new york. >> steve: thank you very much. then senator obama was against a lot of stuff during the bush years until he became president. >> brian: was that precondition that wolf blitzer agreed that that you can have an great view, but you have to be in a small corner of the screen during it? >> gretchen: i think that was via skype or something. >> brian: what was that? he stood there. >> steve: that's the situation room. >> brian: wolf blitzer is like, is he talking to me? he's like alice in the middle of the brady bunch. >> gretchen: let's talk about gun control. we had the judge on earlier and he said that one of the executive orders that the president might be able to do is some sort of tax on bullets. it would sort of be a round about way of trying to get people to not buy bullets then if the tax is actually more than the actual cost of the bullet itself. so it could be some sort of an ingenious way in which you're not really signing executive orders explicitly saying you
can't buy guns, but when you tax people t does tend to have an effect of them not want to go purchase something. >> brian: if you talk to any gun owner, the biggest fear they have is people coming for their guns. we have the second amendment, the debate goes on, the nra exists. precisely for that reason. you want to debate the power of guns and the ammunition, i think that's an issue. but when you get the sense they're going to come for your beguns, americans, pay attention. charles krauthammer pointed that out and this could really boomerang in inn this is stronger than the judge recommended. >> i think we're going to end up exactly where we started. we're probably going to try assault weapons ban. it will be a little bit tighter. but it didn't work. if we had an honest debate, the gun owners would admit that yes, of course guns contribute to homicide. the rate in britain where they don't have any is ten times as much as here. japan had 11 gun homicides last year, that's weekend in chicago. we have a second amendment. so unless you're willing to
confiscate, which would be unconstitutional and cause an insurrection in the country, as australia did, these things are not going to have an effect, except at the margins. that's the tragedy here. >> steve: the effect right now is that people are afraid that the government is coming for their guns. in atlanta, the guns are flying off the shelves. savannah, buying anything gun related. in utah, the city is encouraging people to arm themselves and talking about giving teachers hand gun training. and the web site house of guns says one million ar 15 magazines are on back order. people want to protect themselves. >> gretchen: they do. i think you can take the conversation way too far to say okay, should we have a little bit more gun control or take your guns away? i think that's a totally different discussion. one thing i hope they coo in this gun discussion is to have a discussion about the other issues as to how we've come to this place, like video games, like mental health, like all these other things that affect the culture that we currently
find ourselves in. >> brian: because when you talk about tucson, aurora and tucson, the guys were crazy and the people knew and didn't act. they're focusing on the amount of carnage instead of the guys showing up armed. >> steve: in russia, the information agency, they say the quote, americans never give up your guns. apparently russians admire the fact that in this country, we can defend ourselves and it's constitutionally protected. >> brian: reminds me of the delivery man is not showing up. i never get my pravda. >> gretchen: it pox news aletter, the flu going from bad to worse. 44 states reporting a widespread outbreak. in boston, there is a health emergency. >> boston has already seen about 700 confirmed cases of the flu since october 1. that's ten times the amount of total cases we saw all of last
year. >> gretchen: people in massachusetts have died. no ohio, hospitals requiring those with the flu wear a mask. a ruling could come whether there is enough evidence to put james holmes on trial. pictures that he took of himself the night of the attack were laid out in court. these are drawings of those pictures. they show him sticking out his tongue, smiling, and posing with a gun. attorneys claim that he's mentally ill. >> he's not crazy one bit. he's very, very cold. he's very, very calculated. he has a brain set that no one here can understand. >> gretchen: 12 people were killed in that attack. 70 others hurt during the shooting that happened in july. he was poisoned to death with cyanide. now brand-new court documents reveal the widow of the million dollars lottery winner was in a fight with his family over the money. after he died, his wife tried cashing in his lottery check, but his brother froze the check.
he was worried the daughter from a previous marriage wouldn't get her fair share. >> the wife and him was alone. they have a two story house. she was upstairs with him. nobody else was there. there is no other family member there. jasmine was down stairs. her room is down stairs and she was sleeping. >> gretchen: police questioned the wife, but not named any suspects in the case. it's a jungle out there on the streets of norfolk, virginia. >> 911 r is your emergency? >> i'm driving down the street before the zoo and there was a lion that ran across the street. a baby lion. >> okay. >> it was about the size of a labrador retriever. >> gretchen: well, you might have done the same thing 'cause check this out. it was not a liian, but a labra doodle. he belongs to a local business owner. people thought it was a real lion and that's when 911 calls came in. he was shaved to look like old
dominion university's mascot, which is a lion. >> steve: police actually called the zoo and said hey, are both your lions in the cages, because we think one is out on the street? they go, we got both right here. it's a dog. >> brian: as we move on, i always say to myself what, is the new series out there? i got the new idea and i believe it's going to be my new favorite show. "all my babies' mamas" and the star is shanty low. he's got ten mamas, 11 kids. he's trying to take care of them. let's listen to how he feel -- let's see a little clip of the show. >> gretchen: we don't have a clip. but you don't need one to know the numbers. this has created outrage among many groups. we interviewed a woman yesterday who is actually formed a petition now to sign so that this show never goes to air on
oxygen because she believes it's a terrible role model message for young women, for young kids in general, and frankly, for our culture. >> steve: well, here is a clip from mtv. they sat down with shoty low, a local celebrity in atlanta. he's apparently worth 2 or $3 million, they estimate, and here he is talking about hey, don't blame me. i'm doing the right thing by supporting these kids. >> you could hate all you want to, but i didn't ask for. it just happened. and now that it happened, i turn my back against it? if i wasn't taking care of my kids, then y'all would really have something. but i'm taking care of my kids. i don't know what else to say. >> brian: he got his money mostly from selling drugs and being the best drug salesman around and says it's not his fault. when he had money and word got out, the women came for him. >> gretchen: this is all a personal responsibility, too. how can you actually go on any kind of interview and say, i don't know how this happened? yeah, you do. anyone over fifth grade knows
how that happened. >> brian: 7th grade really. >> gretchen: 7th grade. maybe older or younger. take personal responsibility. >> steve: he is taking personal be responsibility and he is supporting all these kids and all these women and they all live in the same house, which is crazy. he says that to brian's point, selling drugs, but he adds, and money hungry women resulted in the ten kids by 11 women. there is a 19-year-old girlfriend who lives in the house with mr. low. none of the girls like her. >> brian: i think with her action there might be some tension in the house snatch a reality show. >> brian: the 19-year-old really threw the spoke in the wheels. >> gretchen: should this be a tv show? let us know. we've turned to a lace in society where we like to see train wrecks happen. this is going to be a documentary, but you know p the ratings are huge, it will end up being a series. should this be what our kids are exposed to? left us know.
>> brian: octomom says this is out of control. she just called in. >> steve: the other thing is, if you don't like the idea, just don't watch it. it's on oxygen, which i have no idea what channel it is. >> brian: so if you share the outrage or you can't wait for the first episode, write us. and also send pictures of your pets watching us. straight ahead, what is happening in our schools? teacher accused of stomping on american flag right in front of her students. that story coming up. >> steve: that's right. and passengers flying through the air when a ferry smashes into a dock here in new york city. peter johnson, jr. takes that ferry every day during the summer. is on the scene with the latest on the investigation. >> today the president hosted a screening of the nbc white house comedy "1600 penn" which centers on a goofy guy who keeps embarrassing the white house, or as joe biden puts it, why is everybody looking at me jenna shared her recipe with sharon,
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ed. >> brian: hundreds of people sent flying through the air when a ferry slamd into a dock yesterday. >> you know, just doing my usual morning routine, sipping coffee when there was a tremendous impact. my head just slammed into the seat in front of me. >> everybody was on the back of the boat. people lined up on the stairs and they were thrown forward. people were standing in stands areas around the bar area. those people got thrown around a. lot of them got badly hurt. >> brian: wow. now investigators are trying to figure out why it happened. joining us now live from pier 11, peter johnson, jr. we know they gave the captain a blood test. how did that come out? >> it appears that he was not under the influence of alcohol. drug test will go take some time. however, new york city has been the site of some of the greatest ferry disasters in american
history. the general slocum disasser in 1890, 1200 people died. we know in 2003 on the staten island ferry, 11 people died. this brings into sharp focus the safety of ferries in america. about 200 million people use ferries to go back and forth to work in the united states and our ferry system is known as one of the safest in the world. however, there is a lot of issues that are now brought to the forefront. what about a data recorder? why aren't ferries required, like the sea street ferry, to carry data recorders, the same type of data recorders that are on jet airplanes? we know what happens exactly. here at this ferry accident, it appears that the ferry hit the wrong slip, hit the second slip hard, and may have hit a buoy in the water. so it appears that it was out of control. we do not know why this particular ferry was out of control. >> brian: without those items
and without the ability with these recorders or with cameras, we're going to rely on the captains and any eyewitness accounts, right? >> yeah. and there is going to be about 400 eyewitness accounts. there also is the issue of what early warning systems are there for people on ferries like this? i travel on this almost every day in the summer. it is packed. people stand on the staircase awaiting the arrival here at the point of the financial district here in manhattan and are standing there. i've stood there, unfortunately, on hard docking situations. you're jarred. to come into this slip at ten or 12 miles an hour and only have two people critically injured is a blessing in disguise. people could have been killed as a result of this hard, hard hit. i think the feds and the state and the city are going to be looking hard at what they can do better to improve ferry safety in this bustling harbor behind
me in new york city. sea street is operating today, but some of its passengers are a little bit concerned about what's happening. >> brian: absolutely. peter johnson, jr., thanks so much. look forward to this investigation. >> thank you. >> brian: straight ahead, it's a lesson no kid should learn. a teacher accused of stomping on an american flag right in front of her students. that story next. then a brand-new survey confirms kids these days are rude. so what can you do about it? simple ways to change the culture. that's it. just change the culture next [ female announcer ] caltrate's done even more to move us. because vitamin d3 helps bones absorb calcium, caltrate's double the d. it now has more than any other brand to help maximize calcium absorption. so caltrate women can move the world.
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first, 4 million words. that's how long the new irs tax code is. it's so complicated, 60% of people are expected to hire somebody else to file their taxes for them. since 2001, congress has made about 5,000 changes to the awfully confusing tax laws. next, 25%. that's how many american children are on food stamps. that's nearly 20 million children. that's terrible. and finally, 2.1 million. that's how many viewers watch jimmy kimmel's premiere show at a new air time, beating rival david letterman. his childhood idol. jay leno still number one. gretch? >> gretchen: you remember always being told to mind your manners? that's what our parents told us growing up. according to a new study, the younger generation is ruder than ever, even ignoring things like saying hello to neighbors and opening doors for others. we went on the street to see if people actually agree with that n no respect. you know.
like opening a door for older person. they will walk in and leave the door, you know, behind them. >> i ride the subway every day. going home with kids from school , just if an elderly lady is there, they won't let her sit down. it's a different world. these kids today, boy. >> gretchen: the co-author of the emily post etiquette guide joins us now. she would know a thing or two about etiquette. good morning to you. >> good morning. >> gretchen: what do you make of this study that says the younger generation downright rude? >> it doesn't surprise me. we often look at older generations as being polite. we think the younger generation as being rude. older people have more experience. younger people are learning. they're trying to figure out their way in the world. sometimes that does make it kind of bumpy. >> gretchen: one of the things that gets in the way, many people believe, is technology.
>> yes. and it can. we really try to tell people to make sure they focus on the person they're with. so when you're engaged with someone, when we're talking, don't be texting, don't be checking facebook and twitter. put the phone away. put the tab left away and make sure that you're focused on the person that you're with. >> gretchen: let's look at some of the results of this study. people may be surprised or maybe not, so are younger people really more rude? tip the hairdresser, the 18 to 35-year-old crowd, less like three do that by 37%. say hello to the neighbors, 21% less likely. open the door for a woman or elderly, 18% less likely. give autopsy seat for a pregnant woman, 17% less likely. what can parents do to make sure that the kids are learning not to be rude? >> i think parents can really start at home by setting things like digital rules for the household is that kids know when they come to this house and also your own children know to let their friends know what's expected, what kind of time on
the computer do we have? do we bring our cell phones to the table? the more you can encourage time where you're connecting with people rather than devices, the better chance you're going to have. always, never hurts to keep being that nagging mom and say -- remind your thaws. >> gretchen: one of the things my mom taught me was write personal thank you notes. now in school they're not even going to teach cursesive writing, which is a shame. i'm trying to pass along that tradition to my kids because in the face of e-mail, who writes a note? but you agree. >> i absolutely agree. i think it's awesome that you're doing this because not only is it a great skill so that they let the giver know they received a gift, but also so that as they get older, when they go to job interviews, when they have important client meetings, they'll know the importance of that thank you note and hopefully pass it on to your grandkids. >> gretchen: do you feel pressure to always have perfect etiquette no matter where you go? >> the weight of the world. no. etiquette is a lot about just
understanding that we're all in this together and just being considerate and respectful and honest. you know, i make my own mistakes sometimes, but at the same time, i think it's important that we just try to do the best that we can and we understand that's what everyone else is hopefully trying for, too. >> gretchen: all right. she's the expert on it. always great to see you. >> thank you so much. >> steve: very good. you play monopoly? >> brian: all the time. oftentimes alone. i always win. >> steve: that would be kind a monday flop apply. anything news. save the wheelbarrow. that's the iconic monopoly. we're going to tell you how to pick one old one and one new one. >> brian: i'd love to be the iron. i hope that survives. and old school. bad news spreading about you? don't be embarrassed. john stossel says a bad rap can be a good thing. especially in wrestling, a lot of times the bad guys get a lot of money and movie deals hi, i'm phil mickelson.
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with deceptive rates and excessive up front pee fees. they hope that will encourage banks to start lending again. >> gretchen: it's a lesson no student should learn at school. high school english teacher accused of stomping on an american flag right in front of his honor students. the teacher at a high school in south carolina was apparently trying to show the flag is a symbol and the cloth means nothing. the lesson repeated in three classes. the teacher on leave while the school investigates. >> brian: video of a convenience store owner turning the tables on a would be robber. watch this video. the man pulls out a knife and tries to grab cash when the drawer opens. that's when the owner pulls out her hidden hand gun. she sends the suspect running scared. and says he's lucky to be alive. >> if they would have fired, it would have been a head shot, so i i didn't want do it. >> you were afraid you were going to kill him? >> i would have killed him, yeah. >> brian: police in milwaukee
are searching for the suspect. >> gretchen: when it comes it monopoly, do you go for the dog or race car? your favorite piece could soon be off the board. they are retiring one of the eight original pieces, but you can save your favorite by voting on-line. the wheelbarrow is the piece most likely to go. you also can vote for the token that will replace it. so it's going to be either a cat, a robot, a diamond ring, a helicopter, or a guitar. the clarinet didn't make the final cut. >> brian: what a shame. the thimble is safe, we believe? >> gretchen: is that the one you always chose for your sewing skills? >> brian: i chose the iron of the the thimble is always my back up. >> steve: why not the wheelbarrow? when was the last time you used a wheelbarrow? >> gretchen: that's the one that's going to go off. >> steve: maybe! it all depends -- apparently hasbro will have this facebook page where you can vote one in and vote one off. we've assembled a fine group of americans right here. you're all americans, right?
what's your name? >> amanda. >> steve: what would you like to see go off of that to go list? >> the iron. >> steve: you want the iron to go? >> yeah. >> steve: have you ever used an iron? >> yes, but i'm not very good at it. >> steve: what's your name? >> mahadar. >> steve: why are you going she's not very good at it? >> look at my shirt. it's a turkish soccer jersey. >> steve: of course. >> so i want the wheelbarrow gone and i want the helicopter installed. >> steve: very nice. by the way, what would you like to see? >> the cat. >> steve: you want the cat. okay. a cat and a copter. good morning to you. >> good morning. >> steve: what do you want to see go token wise? >> top hat. >> steve: the top hat. >> yeah. >> steve: you're not a hat man? >> no. >> steve: what would you like to see come in its place? >> i think the helicopter is a good choice. >> steve: two for choppers. see, i'm pro robot. >> okay. >> steve: how are you doing? >> good. >> steve: u.s. navy retired. >> yes. >> steve: this man, if he looks familiar, you've been featured
where? >> sopranos, "law and order" and csi" new york." >> steve: do we have to pay scale? >> no. >> steve: what would you like to see go? >> the thimble. >> steve: are you not a big sower? >> no, i'm not a thimble fan either. >> steve: and what would you like to see replace it? >> the diamond ring. >> steve: really? >> yeah, the diamond. >> steve: you're not the only one. one of our chief producers likes the diamond ring, too. >> i think the diamond ring should be in monopoly. >> steve: all right. we'll find out what gets the boot. wouldn't it be ironic if it was the shoe? i got a million of them. i'll be here all week. thank you very much. >> thank you. >> steve: now you can add "fox & friends" to your resume. >> yes, i can. >> steve: all right. thank you very much. have a great day. good luck with the ironing. real quick, let's look at the day ahead weather wise. we've got a big soaker down along the gulf coast. some spots of louisiana could wind up with five, six, seven inches of rain before it's all done.
as you can see, it's going right up the mississippi valley, into the tennessee valley and heading toward ohio. a lot of viewers there, get ready. scotch guard things. today, right now in cleveland, ohio, 28 degrees. about the same for chicago. a little warmer in minneapolis. 41 in kansas city. 40s and 50s across much of texas. 50s and 60s across much of dixie land. but that cold front is moving through. today's daytime highs, it should be 60 in raleigh. 63 in atlanta. the spot to be on this map would be tampa, florida. 86 later today. that's your fox travelcast. gretch, brian, back in to you. >> gretchen: it makes sense to have the diamond ring 'cause the diamond ring is already on the luxury tax card, isn't it? >> brian: yeah, i believe it is. that's also a risk and a purchase that many people don't feel as though they want to. steve, the thimble, you know i'm going for the thimble. you heard him mention he wants it out. not a word from doocy defending my support of the thimble.
>> steve: that's what -- you want the thimble out. i said i'd like to see the wheelbarrow go out. folks out there, what would you like to see go and what would you like to see replace it? e-mail us. we'll trio share some of those answers later on here in this cable cast. >> brian: the thimble is one of those words when you say it, it sounds like you're mispronouncing it. you have a story for us? >> gretchen: i do. it's a fox news alert because a flu outbreak spreading quickly across the country. 44 states report ago widespread number of cases. it's putting a strain on hospitals and the mayor of boston has now declared a public health emergency. now more from massachusetts general hospital with the latest. good morning. >> good morning. this is just one of many hospitals here in boston saying that their emergency room visits, 4% of those, are people coming in with the flu or flu-like symptoms. as you mentioned, the mayor here in boston has declared a public health emergency because of the flu in the city. so far 700 confirmed cases of
flu. so far, just since october 1, that's up from 70 confirms cases of the flu from all of last flu season. there have also been 18 deaths from the flu statewide. four of them here in boston. so officials are urging everybody here to get their flu shot. they're saying those shots are 91% effective from those strains of the flu. they're out and about this year. also hospitals taking precautions here. massachusetts general hospital, they're cutting down on maternity ward visits and tours as a way of keeping the flu out of maternity wards. live in boston, back to you guys. >> gretchen: thanks very much. we often have to cover tragic news. what happens if you or your company sundayly finds itself at the center of one of those controversies. >> steve: joining us is the author of "no, they can't," our friend and host of stossel, mr. john stossel. good morning to you. >> good morning. >> steve: what are you talking about? >> we're talking about businesses and the outliars which is hollywood, 'cause look at chris brown beats up his
girlfriend, gets caught, assaults her. sales go way up. hollywood, the rules are different. >> brian: he gets the girl back! >> which she was seriously beaten, apparently. this is nuts. >> brian: saw the picture. >> lindsay lohan caught snorting cocaine. assault, one other charge. she gets a tv movie. so her career is not what it would be if she were insurable. it does make a difference even for them. but what if you make the bush master rifle. sales are way up. company that controlled it, dumped out. dick's sporting goods say they won't sell it anymore. >> steve: that's because people think the government is coming for your guns and they want to make sure they have them. >> but what is does the company? in this case, this said nothing. >> steve: 'cause that's the best defense? >> what these pr guys will have on tonight say, you got to get out to get ahead of the truth. they should have at least come on and said, we feel terrible about what's happened there. and then shut up. bp? you had the ceo of bp who said,
i just want to get my life back. and he was beaten up for that. it's not totally fair. he's on tv 24 hours a day being asked, when is it going to be over and he said at one point, i want it to be over. i'd like my life that. i might have said that. >> gretchen: i think things have changed that. i don't know how far back in time you went. it used to be bad pr was bad pr. now it's like any press is good, even if it's bad. >> exxon valdez compared bp, talk about going back, they hated the press, as they should because the press is horrible to business and oil companies especially. so they just said, we're not going to talk to you. you're the enemy. and that really hurt exxon. >> steve: we'll be watching stossel tonight on fox business. thank you. >> brian: what is bad is good. >> steve: tonight at 9:00 o'clock. straight ahead on our show on this thursday, a.j. mccarron's girlfriend, the real winner of the college bowl game on monday night. now she might be trading in the bikini for the board room. can you say celebrity apprentice?
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>> gretchen: fox news alert. car explosion rocking tel aviv, israel this morning. it happened near a bus stop. several people are hurt. fox news has confirmed it was an attempt to kill an alleged mobster and not a terrorist attack. the next gig on "celebrity apprentice," sources say donald trump wants the alabama quarterback's girlfriend, former miss alabama, usa, on the show. trump already asked the former beauty queen to be a judge at the miss usa pageant later this year. steve? >> steve: congratulations to her. this week, we are celebrating the 100th anniversary of the birth of president richard nixon. our 37th president is often remembered for how his career ended. let's not forget he was also an
extremely popular and effective president. last night his career was celebrated in washington at the mayflower hotel where the nixon foundation held a gala. among those in attendants was the former deputy director of the u.s. office of management and budget under president mix inen, he joins us live after a busy night. fred, good morning to you. >> good morning. >> steve: when you look at the people who were in attendance last night and the alumni class of the richard nixon administration, it's very impresssive. >> it really is. i myself became later a ceo of two major corporations and i'm an underachieve in this group. we have a president of the united states, vice president of the united states, four future secretaries of state, two that became secretary treasury, two that became secretary of defense, four in actual security advisors, a handful of other
cabinet officers, a number of ceo's, a number of distinguished columnists and writers. it was a remarkable group. colin powell, pat moynahan, dick cheney, george h.w. bush. it was truly a remarkable group. >> steve: henry kissinger was there. pat buchanan, ben stein. i understand it was the largest gathering of family and staff and supporters in more than 40 years. and the foundation, the nixon foundation referred to it as a night of where they celebrate patriot, president and peace maker. but a lot of people still remember him as i introduced you for the way the presidency ended with watergate. >> they do. of course they do. that probably will continue because you can't erase that from history. but as president clinton said at his eulogy, which i attended, you shouldn't judge a man by one event, versus a series of issues. but by the totality of his
career, his achievements in his lifetime. here is a man that not only opened the door to china and began the great china relationship that exists today, he also ended the war in vietnam. he flew all the troops out of vietnam. when he came into office, let's go to domestic, 10% of the southern schools were desegregated. when he ended his office, 70% of the southern states were desegregated. testifies an environmental president. i'm not sure if that's good or bad. but did he create the epa and the council on equality. he was a man of many, many accomplishments. he started the war on cancer, created a national cancer institute. >> steve: and the list goes on and on. >> it goes on and on. i think you got to look at the totality to really judge this man and his career. i don't think any modern president accomplished as much. >> steve: yesterday was richard nixon's, the 100th anniversary of his birth. fred who knew him well, we thank you for joining us well. >> nice to be with you. >> steve: nice to have you. next up, country superstar mom
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>> gretchen: the judds' three talented women works iconic singers and an actress. now ashley judd is considering a senate run against long-time kentucky republican mitch mcconnell? is that true? >> steve: let's talk to her mom. naomi judd, long time friend of this program joins us now. good morning to you. >> good morning. i feel like you guys guys are m. >> brian: i like you visit us from time to time. have we grown emotionally?
have you noticed a personal growth? >> steve: don't ask a question you don't want the answer to. >> brian: i think the answer is no. >> i told steve i want to play trivia pursuit with him 'cause you are so stinking good on o'reilley. >> steve: it's multiple choice. that makes it much easier. yes or no, is your daughter, ashley, considering a run for senate against mitch mcconnell? >> how much you give me? what's it worth? >> brian: 20 bucks? >> steve: 20 cash. >> you know me, i'll tell you anything about myself. but i honestly don't know. she is -- i'll be the first one to know and i'll probably the first one to tell you. but here is the deal, if she did run, i would absolutely stop whatever i'm doing to campaign for her because i know my daughter and she is so passionate about justice, especially for kentucky, her home state, because it has so many issues and problems. >> brian: in your mind, is mitch mcconnell done a good job representing your state?
>> you're really good. [ laughter ] >> gretchen: the whole show she's within four points without announcing. >> what? >> gretchen: yeah. >> see, the only way i find out stuff is from you guys. >> steve: you should drop by more often. >> gretchen: here is something you can tell us about, which is this new movie you're going to be in called "nearly weds." here is a clip on the hallmark channel. >> please! think about what you are doing. >> i'm sorry, mom, there is nothing you can say to stop me from marrying erin right this minute. >> my heart! my heart! help me! my heart! >> mom? >> help me. call a doctor. >> i am a doctor. >> a real doctor. >> brian: you are faking a heart attack, aren't you? >> i love that scene. i got to be like betty white on
a bad drunk or something. [ laughter ] but you know, i am a highly skilled classically trained method actress. >> steve: we know. the thing is, you may or may not be married. that's why the hijinks ensues. >> nearly. it's a really cute, funny movie. >> steve: fantastic. that's called "nearly wed" on the hallmark channel. it's nearly friday, which is tomorrow and that's going to be your birthday! cue the birthday cake. >> oh, my gosh. >> gretchen: we know you like chocolate. so it's chocolate cheesecake. >> my gosh! thank you. that's what i call butt extender food. okay. i get it. my wish is ashley doesn't run. >> gretchen: oh! >> brian: you don't want her to run. >> politics -- i don't have to tell you, it's probably the most savage thing there is. >> steve: it ain't bean ball, as they say. >> what? >> steve: it ain't bean ball.
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>> gretchen: welcome back. call him sheriff joe biden. he's telling the president, forget congress. crack down on guns by executive order. what about this second amendment we're asking? we'll tell you what's happening at the white house today. >> steve: remember all those white house czars? nancy deparo was on the list. we want to know where czar they now? >> brian: and what would you do if an invisible driver places an order at the drive through window and you're at the drive through window. what would that look like? like this? >> hello. what the heck? hello? are you serious?
>> brian: "fox & friends" gets the answers 'cause we're ready to start right now. >> steve: have it your way. >> steve: we've just had a handoff. >> gretchen: invisible gretchen. we just did that invisibly. >> steve: she's heading off to the miss america pageant and look who is in her spot. >> hello. i'm always excited to work with you guys. >> brian: a minute and ten seconds? >> steve: by the way, coming up, a very special guest, general stanley mccrystal has a brand-new book out. he enoes so much of what really has happened over there. we're going to sit down and talk to him on the curvy couch. right now, ainsley, we start with the headlines. >> fox news alert this morning. a car explosion rocking tel aviv this morning. it happened near a bus.
several people were hurt. fox news confirmed it was not a terrorist attack. it's believed the suspected head of an organized crime family was the target. the explosion happened near the site of a bus bomb not guilty november which left 28 people injured. a call for help for a dozen killer whales fighting for their lives. the whales are trapped under a long stretch of frozen water in northern quebec, with only one hole to get air from. so that hole is quickly freezing over as well and officials think a sudden drop in the temperatures left the orcas boxed in. the canadian government is being called on to break that ice and to help those poor whales find some open water. the flu going from bad to even worse. 44 states are now reporting a widespread outbreak of the cases. in boston, the mayor declared a public health emergency with 700 confirmed cases compared to just 70 last season. 18 people in massachusetts have died and in ohio, a hospital now
requiring all patients with the flu to wear masks. the award season is kick off. it did last night with the people's choice awards. the big winner? >> and the people's choice is "hunger games." >> it won five trophies, including best movie. but it was taylor swift who stole the show. the newly single singer with a very plunging neck line, as you can see on that ralph lauren gown. swift just split with her 18-year-old boyfriend, one direction singer harry styles. what do you think about that dress, guys. >> steve: didn't notice. >> brian: didn't waste a lot of in money on material. >> steve: more awards news later because later this hour, the oscar nominations are coming out. we'll bring them to you live from hollywood and those are your headlines. >> it is a change for taylor
swift. normally the skirts are a little longer than the knee and she's buttoned up and real cute. >> brian: i just found out that she's never, ever, ever getting back together with that guy. >> steve: never, ever, never. michelle malkin joins us. >> brian: i got a news report to go with. >> steve: at least she's not quoting justin bieber, baby, baby, baby, oh, baby. [ laughter ] let's talk about joe biden. ever since -- >> brian: you're just transitioning in and out of yourself. we're not even doing anything. you're trying to recover from your bieber comment. michelle, ever since the tragedy up in connecticut in newtown, a lot of people in the administration have been saying, we've got to do something, we've got to have more gun control. yesterday we heard from sheriff joe biden. he sounds like he wants to have the president use an executive order to do something to clamp down on guns. what do you think about this? >> if you thought the last four
years showed how little disregard this administration has for the deliberative process, you ain't seen nothing yet! and that cheesy grin that joe biden just can't wipe off his face, even when he's talking about something as dire and as grave and serious as this particular issue, it gives me the chills because that impetus to do something, anything, without the kind of reflection that we need on these kind of issues is very dangerous. and the administrative fiat, the imperial presidency has had as its hallmark the abuse of the executive order. and wherever there has been a major domestic policy issue, that is very contentious. this administration has wielded the executive order to rule by imperial action. >> brian: the judge was out here before and he said maybe he
could put a tax on ammunition, that way it was more than the actual price of the ammo. could he just say unilaterally, executive order, no more assault weapons? what could he do? >> well, why the heck not? this administration has used the executive order and administrative fiat to completely blind and sabotage our immigration policy, for example. they've done so many things by executive order on the environment that are radical shifts from where most americans are. i don't see why anyone would dismiss that the kind of extreme measures that people have contemplated in the past and what's most dangerous is the way that they couch their rhetoric in what seems to be moderation. right now they're talking about gun safety instead of gun control. and when they harp about assault
weapons or ammunition, what they're really talking about, and we have had this kind of cantor before from the gun grabbers is talking about the kind of hand guns that ordinary americans use to protect themselves. >> steve: sure. exactly. you know, what they're looking at right now, background checks and things like that, and the fact that they want to have no gun zones around schools, neither one of those would have probably stopped the tragedy in sandy hook because the guns did not belong to the shooter. it was already a no gun zone at that school. we've got a sound bite for everybody to listen to. here is bill clinton in las vegas at the consumer electronics show. he now weighing in on guns. >> when i grew up, but this is nuts. why does anybody need 30 clip, 30 round clip for a gun? why does anybody need one of those things that carries 100
bullets? half of all mass killings in the united states occurred since the assault weapons ban expired in 2005. half of all in history of the country. does there need to be armed guards at school where there is a high crime rate? absolutely. but it is not an excuse not to deal with this issue. >> brian: just amazing to me that everybody is focusing on the speed in which the bullets come out of the gun instead of the guy who pulled the trigger and the fact that he had a whole arsenal in his car. they're focusing on the assault weapon, with a semiautomatic weapon, instead of the three nuts that perpetrated the worst crimes that we can remember! >> yeah. you're making too much sense, brian, and steve was making too much sense there, too, talking about the futility of so many of these regulations that are now being proposed. oh, and by the way, i'm sure that the consumer electronics
show was really appreciative of that show by bill clinton! >> steve: because they really should be addressing video game violence, the impact on culture and hollywood and everything else. but it does explain, hearing the administration talking about more clamping down on guns, that's one of the reasons why in a lot of places in this country, the guns are flying off the shelves. right now they've got a million -- what was it? according to the web site, house of guns, 1 million ar 15 magazines on back order. people are afraid the government is going to come after the guns. >> like you said, these people that own the guns don't want to be told by the government that you can't have your gun. >> right. >> brian: so the gun debate is raging in this country and we have no idea what's coming out of the pike right directly from the white house. want to move to another topic. one by one when the president won election, we heard about the cabinet members. we heard about the czars that came cascading down. who are they and who is paying them? where are they now?
>> yeah. nancy deparol was somebody that i highlighted in culture of corruption and i keep joking that this could be an encyclopedia series, but she came to light in the public eye for this snitch brigade she started under her very special white house office of health reform. remember they were collecting information about citizens that they believed were spreading false propaganda and everybody was wondering what the heck they were going to do with that information. because of the backlash against this snitch brigade idea, that office was closed in 2011. but she still is bouncing around. it really is dance of the lemons with these people. she's a top white house advisor. i think what struck me the most about her was the fact that this is somebody who demonized the health care industry in her offices of government. she actually came out of the clinton administration when she ran the medicaid and medicare programs. but then turned around and par layed that public stint into a
very lucrative private sector experience. this is a multi-millionaire who has cut lots of back room deals with the health care sector during the obamacare debauchle and goodness knows what these people are doing behind the scenes even now. definitely need more sunlight. >> steve: she's no longer a czar, as we were categorizing the czars. but we understand she's now currently an assistant to the white house chief of staff for policy and married to "new york times" reporter. >> that's right. >> moving on to another topic, there is a lawsuit that is accusing an obama appointee of covering up embezzlement at a major labor union. you want to tell us about this and give us your opinion? >> yeah. here is the culture of corruption again. this is richard griffin, who by the way, holds nominations, b, was steeped in corruption and dirty politics because he never had to go through the formal confirmation process. never had to go through
background checks. now there is a lawsuit accusing him of embezzlement, conspiracy, the usual kind of big labor, brass knuckles, dirty politics. it's rather soap opera democratics because apparently he backed up somebody who was involved in one of these embezzlement schemes at the ioue, petrochemicals and pipeline company, and i think there are a lot of republicans on capitol hill who objected to this nlrb appointment in the first place. can you say that 1,000 times? >> steve: barely once. >> who are now saying, i told you so. >> steve: yeah. any time you got cover-up in the way you have to describe things, not good for an administration. michelle malkin, always a pleasure. have a great week. we'll see you next week. >> you bet. >> thank you. >> brian: go broncos, right? >> absolutely. >> the government announcing a new plan to help homeowners.
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>> good morning, how are you doing? >> ainsley: great. thank you. tell us about the new rules because a lot of people are interested. interest rates are down, so a lot of people are interested in buying homes. >> a quick read. we just got this information this morning, just to let you know, one of the things they're saying is first of all, the income ratio cannot be more than 43% of the income on your debt payments. they can't charge more than 3% of the origination of the loan. and also they're saying that cannot be more than 30 year loan and cannot be interest only loans and what we call negative anorthization, where the principle increases. look, these are regulations that should have been in effect a while back. it's the same old story that we're always reactive instead of pro-active. there is a concern by some of the critics that says the 43% loan to ratio is difficult for low income families. so the question ultimately is going to be, is this really still a better benefit for the lenders as opposed to really helping the homeowners? that's going to have to wait to be seen as we go on with this
particular new regulation. >> ainsley: we've gotten some e-mails from some viewers. mark is asking us, if an investor buys a home at a foreclosure from an hoa, homeowners association sale, what happens to the first and second mortgages, if they exist on the property? so if you buy a home in foreclosure, what happens to the first and second mortgage, bob? >> this is the question, 'cause last week i covered how you can actually buy a home through an hoa foreclosure and the question is going to be, what happens to that original loan that's on that property? that's actually in litigation right now. i'm litigating the case, some other lawyers in the country, 'cause we're basically saying if the homeowners association put the first and second mortgage on notice of the foreclosure and they didn't try to save the home themselves or pay that off, then they take subject to that new person who bought that property. that's something i'm litigating right now and some other lawyers in this country. it's going to be interesting so to see. that was a great question, a perceptive question. >> ainsley: thanks.
the second question is john from florida. he says, i live in pinales county. how does one find out if hoa are foreclosing as a result of nonpayment of dues. family doesn't pay the dues. how do we find out which homes are in foreclosure? >> matter of public record. get realtors that specialize in foreclosures. they can find homes that are being foreclosed on as a result of an hoa lien and foreclosure and those are the two quickest sources. good realtor will find that out right away. >> ainsley: i know you have been hosting these rebuilding your dreams seminars. tell us about your next one. >> yeah. we had to cancel the last one because of the sandy hurricane. i'm going down to fort myers. we apologize to those people that made reservations. but it's february 7 in fort myers, florida. it's at the yacht club there. we have a graphic showing. there is an e-mail where you can come and register. it's free to the public. it is free to the public. it will be from 6:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. pacific time. and it will be february 7, free.
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he's sticking his tongue out and posing with a gun. prosecutors using them to prove holmes knew what he was doing. judge could rule today whether he's competent to stand trial. it's the third problem in three days for the dream liner. we discussed this earlier. a japanese carrier canceling a flight after problems with the aircraft's brakes now. early this week, one dreamliner leaked fuel on the tarmac at logan airport. another caught fire. >> ainsley: it's been a nightmare. >> brian: very good. >> steve: from deem liner to dreamy, miss usa just won the miss universe title. so now the pageant's first runner up is stepping up to fill her high heels. and crown as miss usa. brian? >> brian: nana may weather joins us now. >> thank you so much. >> brian: i'm bad. i thought when miss universe wins miss universe, she keeps the miss usa title. >> no. >> brian: you took it!
>> exactly. i'm so blessed with the title. it's been such a whirlwind. >> ainsley: i hear you say blessed. god has a funny way of working things out. you thought you won, then it turns out did you. >> they have the pause before they crown the winner. you have to be prepared as first runner up in case something goes wrong or something goes well like olivia winning miss universe. >> ainsley: you were watching it on tv? >> i was. >> ainsley: what was that like? >> i was at restaurant on 49th in midtown and by the end of miss universe, the entire restaurant was watching the tv and we were all screaming. >> steve: usa! usa! then the magic happened yesterday, when donald trump who runs the pageant, crowned you with this. >> yes. i don't think any miss usas have been crowned by donald trump. >> brian: was he nervous putting that on you? >> i don't know. i think it was the first for him. >> ainsley: we have to say, for all the people watching, i want you to talk to some of the little girls out there because
you're not just beauty. you're brains, too. father is an er doctor. mother is an attorney. which way are you going? >> i think i'm gog pursue medicine. >> ainsley: your dad is excited? >> yeah. he won. >> brian: would you wear your crown into surgery? >> i would. i'm going to. >> brian: i would, too. >> it's not sterile. >> brian: who will you be living with? >> miss universe is my roommate. miss teen usa also lives in a dorm. she's taking classes. sometimes she'll come uptown and hang out with us. >> brian: who gets the top bunk? >> we have separate rooms. she has a bigger room, though. >> steve: miss universe. >> exactly. >> steve: donald trump runs the packagentses. if he was smart, he would turn that apartment, which i actually visited doing a story action he would turn that into a reality show. >> it was! a couple years ago, it was. you're too late.
great idea. >> ainsley: what's your message to the little girls out there that are watching? >> it took me six years to finally reach the miss usa stage and be a state title holder. then finally i was blessed about two, three weeks ago with the crown after olivia culpo won miss universe. historically, it hasn't been since 15 years that a miss usa has won. i'm pretty lucky. >> ainsley: hard time. >> yeah. >> ainsley: why do it? why do you think they should do it? for scholarship money? >> you got a platform. miss universe pageant is watched by over a billion people world wide. you have a way to get a message out. that's what i looked for to getting this title and as miss usa, i get to support breast and ovarian cancer awareness. i look forward to that. >> steve: you work hard, you wind up with the crown. congratulations. >> thank you so much. thank you for having me. >> steve: ladies and gentlemen, the new miss usa! [ applause ] >> thank you! >> ainsley: good to see you this
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>> steve: fox business alert for you. the labor department releasing brand-new weekly jobless numbers. 371,000 first-time unemployment claims were filed in the last week. that is less than the week before and higher than expected. actually i think the week before it was 365. now it's up to 371. >> brian: we're not on a roll, but it's not as bad as it could be. let's talk about something else. that is a photo. the photo we're talking about is a picture that appeared in the "new york times" a couple of days ago. it talked about essentially where have the women gone in the obama administration, because hillary clinton has left. the new people named, a man,
senator kerry, and then you have senator hagel, who wants to be the next secretary of defense. c.i.a. is another male. and it seems as though if you take a look at that picture, the whole premise was all you see is valerie jarrett's leg. >> steve: here is a picture that ran in the "new york times." it was from december 29 when ten advisors were with the president, all guys, and then somebody probably said wait a minute, that looks bad. it's all guys. then yesterday -- >> brian: no, no, "new york times" wrote about it. then they decided to put this picture out. >> steve: right. because who had the war on women? well, it was obviously the republicans, that's what i remember from the campaign. so there is a photograph that they released yesterday. that does feature three women, including valerie jarrett up there by the president's desk. >> brian: in the middle. >> steve: what's interesting, though, is when you look at -- okay, you've got sew lease, the department of labor department, she's leaving. will she be replaced bay woman?
some have said there aren't just that many women in the cabinet. it's interesting, mike huckabee said yesterday on his program, how come so much testosterone in the cabinet and so little estrogen? if you look around all of these pie powered appointments that he is making are all white guys. >> brian: here is the bigger problem, get some new people in there, period. he's just moving the people around. don't you need new ideas, fresh start? someone coming from the outside? you take your chief of staff and make them secretary treasury? john kerry, whatever. we'll find out if hagel and kerry get through. 26 minutes before the top of the hour. you saw this yesterday on our channel. hundreds of people sent flying through the air when a ferry slamd into a dock here in new york city. >> it just hit. i don't know how else -- it just didn't stop. then it missed it a little bit and pulled up and i think the captain pretty much said call 911, we need help. >> ainsley: at least 93 people were injured because of that.
now investigators are trying to figure out how this all happened. joining us live from pier 11, todd starnes. hi. >> good morning. that's right. investigators are all over the place trying to find out exactly what happened. also the chairman of the company that owns the boat that crashed into the dock had a chance to speak out and here is what he had to say. >> we are simply shocked and stunned that this happened. we know passengers rely on us for transportation and for safe transportation. we are very sorry that this accident occurred. >> just a few moments ago, i had a chance to speak with robert sumwallet, heading up the ntsb investigation. he says today they're going to talk to the captain and the crew. he says there are no time line for when they might find out what exactly caused this crash. he said it could take up to 12
months, guys. >> steve: all right. todd starnes who lives in that neighborhood with a live report down at the water. thank you. >> brian: 25 minutes before the top of the hour. >> ainsley: now some of your headlines. he was poisoned to death with cyanide. now brand-new court documents are revealing the widow of that million dollars lottery winner was in a fight with his family about money. after he died, his wife tried cashing his lottery check, but his brother froze that check. he was worried that his daughter from a previous marriage wouldn't get her fair share. >> the wife and him was alone. they have a two story house. she was upstairs with him. nobody else was there. there was no other family member there. >> jasmine was not there? >> jasmine was down stairs. her room is down stairs and she was sleeping. >> ainsley: police questioned the wife, but have not named any suspects. >> brian: all right. the show has a lot of people
outraged. >> so you guys, he might be known as a rapper, but here in atlanta, he's known for having 11 kids and ten baby mama. >> brian: the man from this new show all by babies mama is defending himself. he blames drugs and money hungry women for his 11 kids. >> you can hate all you want to, but i didn't ask for it. it just happened. and now that it happened, i supposed to turn my back against it? if i wasn't taking care of my kids, then y'all would really say something. but i'm providing for my kids. i don't know what else to say. >> brian: that is the number one story on our e-mail. people outraged that this is a tv series. tens of thousands of people signed a petition to stop the oxygen network from airing the show. >> steve: it's a case of moose versus man. >> there is a moose. >> oh, my o god! >> steve: 19-year-old jeff says
his life flashed before his eye when is he saw a moose coming at him. the moose missed. he was skiing at sugar bush in vermont. luckily the moose ran out of gas and left him alone. he's lucky they weren't a couple because one moose, two meese, right? >> ainsley: it's like goose. right? the plural is moose. it's the best prank ever. invisible driver scaring the heck out of workers at this drive through. take a look. >> hello. what the heck is going on? hello? are you serious? oh, my god. >> ainsley: this worker can't believe his eyes. he did have to take a double take. he opened and closes the window several times. then a triple take. take a look what another worker did when the invisible driver demands his food.
>> throw it in here. i'm a ghost. >> throw in there? >> yeah, i'm a ghost. >> thank you. >> ainsley: how does a prank like this work? take a look. the driver seat is actually a costume. the driver is inside the costume making him look invisible. >> steve: that is awesome. >> steve: they have those cars that can drive themselves. that's what i thought it was. this guy is in the costume. that's cool. it's like goose. but goose is geese. the biological of goose is geese. >> brian: that is so word. chris chulo, could you get on that? thank you. all right. this year's baseball hall of fame induction ceremony will be short. there is no one who made it into cooperstown this year. it was headlined by accused steroid users like roger clemens, barry bonds. none of them received close to
75%. another former baseball great surrendered by controversy joining greta van susteren, pete rose, he's hoping to still get? >> who knows down the road? you never give up. i never gave up as a player and i won't give up as someone who wants to go to the hall of fame because it's the ultimate goal for a baseball player. >> brian: he's not getting in. despite that not getting in, bonds and clemens and sosa can still appear on the ballot for another 14 years. but it's craig biggio who had the most votes and jack morris will probably get in. special guest coming our way. >> ainsley: who? >> steve: listen to this first, it's the song you'll want to play on your way to work today, the safest song to drive to has been revealed. >> brian: it's got to be "feelings." then what you haven't heard yet from general stanley mccrystal. why he says we really screwed up when we got saddam hussein. what we did afterwards. the general who has already run seven miles joins us now.
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>> ainsley: quick headlines. check this out, a grandmother forced to take cover in the water with her five grandchildren. they had to jump in to escape the flames from the burning wildfires in australia. memory trapped for more than two hours before they found a boat. it is one of the safest songs to drive to. ♪ i don't want to close my eyes ♪ ♪ i don't want to fall asleep cause i miss you baby ♪ ♪ and i don't want to miss a thing ♪ ♪ . >> ainsley: surprising, right? that's the safest song. area smith "don't want to miss a thing." the safest driving happens when listening to songs with a tempo of 60 to 80 beats per minute. the same as the human heartbeat apparently. fascinating.
brian? >> brian: thanks a lot. he was a commander in afghanistan and did so much in iraq. but general mccrystal saw his career come to a sudden end after comments about the president were printed in the rolling stones article. but if you read the article, they were not his comments. now he's speaking out about his years commanding america's most secret troops. >> steve: the controversy surrounding his resignation and his plans for the future. the retired general has written all about it in a new memoir called "my share of the task." he joins us live. good morning to you. >> thank you for having me. >> steve: it's a great book and starts with the fact that when you were nine years old, you almost burned down your house? >> i did. i had taken my mario's pizza basketball uniform, because it was red. i draped it over this lamp on a desk my dad built and it produced a red glow in the room. then as a nine-year-old, i left the room. >> steve: you learned an important lesson that day, didn't you? >> i did. because my father and i talked afterward and he talked about president kennedy after the bay of pigs accepting responsibility and that stayed with me forever. i think that's what leaders do.
>> brian: that's too bad we don't have more leaders like that who said i screwed up. it won't happen again. i like to start and the book is fantastic. this is what you were doing while everyone was saying, why is this war lasting so long? but i reread the rolling stone article at the end to find out what the heck happened. i could not believe the only thing bad about this article is the title, the run away general. if you read it, the only quote attributed to you was a comment that you made to a staffer that after you met the president, you were somewhat disappointed. you didn't know your bio and it was felt like a photo op. >> probably not surprisingly, i don't agree with everything that is written in every media article. but a controversy ensued after that. i am a leader leading a war for a commander in chief and the controversy i felt, could impact the war. so i offered president obama my resignation because i believe it was my responsibility to do
that. >> brian: for him to -- for him to accept that and put the outcome of the war in jeopardy, you did the most research, you were ready to go. you were hand selected to replace him there. how dispinted were you that you couldn't finish the job that they pulled you back into? >> i was clearly disappointed to leave soldiers, leave the mission and leave the army. but the mission is more important than the individual. and i don't second guess the president's decision. i accept responsibility. i moved on with my life. >> steve: sure. interestingly enough, after you resigned, the inspector general of the department of defense cleared you. you didn't do anything wrong. in retrospect and hyacinth is always 20/20, do you think maybe i jumped the gun? maybe i should have rode that out a week or so? >> i think i can't spend a lot of time second guessing things. i try to be the leader every day that the best i can be. >> brian: let's talk about the war you left and what's behind. how important is it for you, who sacrificed so much of your life,
seeing your wife 30 days in seven years, for this war to end up in a situation where they have a government that's not taliban and al-qaeda free? how much does it mean to you and those who lost their lives? >> it means a lot to me. the afghan people made a lot of progress. if go back from 1979, really until the present, they've been at war. the country has been torn apart. in the last few years, they have made progress, more rights for women, more kids in schools, economic progress and a lot of different things. they don't want to lose that. to me, it's very important for our moral responsibility to the afghan people, but also for our geostrategic interest in the region. i don't necessarily think that means thousands of american troops there. i do think that it means a strategic partnership to secure in the minds of afghan people that they've got a friend. >> steve: we want to talk to you on the other side of a quick timeout about saddam hussein because there is some stuff that you can clarify for us. so the general is sticking
around. more on his great new book "my share of the task" coming up. >> brian: let's check in with bill hemmer to find out what's coming up at the top of the hour. >> good morning. how are you? great show this morning. breaking news on the economy, that jobs number is out. for everybody who thought about it after the election, think about it again because it's not getting that much better. has the flu season peaked? our doctor says it's just starting. so what you need to know to keep your family healthy. the man who wants a gun and the home of -- in the home of every person who lives in his town. we'll talk to him. martha and i will see you in ten short minute, top of the hour then i read an article about a study that looked at the long term health benefits of taking multivitamins. they used centrum silver for the study... so i guess my wife was right. [ male announcer ] centrum. always your most complete. with hand-layered pasta, tomatoes, and real mozzarella cheese. but what makes us even prouder... is what our real dinners can do for your family. stouffer's.
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captured. and we see video of him going through his hair and giving a dental exam. big mistake, you think. >> well, i think that he was the leader of the nation, whether the iraqi people liked him or didn't like him, it was very important how he was handled because -- it wasn't as much that particular footage, but it was later when we had a triumphal news conference and we said, we got him. i thought it would have been better had we let the iraqis take credit for that, iraq was going to have to accept responsibility and as much as they may have wanted saddam hussein out, they really didn't want foreign forces in their country either. and it was important that we not give them a sense that we are occupiers. >> brian: was the insurgency that you fought, overcame and you said we were losing in 2004, was it avoidable? >> i think that it probably was. i think iraq was much more complex than we appreciated before the invasion in the spring of 2003. i think there was a window from
that spring of 2003 probably for six or eight months when better security and better actions could have been taken to prevent it. but there were forcesment there were sunni force, sectarian forces, that would have to have been dealt with. but i think we could have controlled that better than we did. >> steve: all right. general, would you get out your reading glasses and if you would, the last paragraph of your book, it's so powerful and talks a lot about what you've done over the last couple of years, which is review your life and review your service. >> this is the last paragraph actually of the speech i gave on my retirement at the end of july and i said if i had to do it over again, i'd do some things in my career differently. but not many. i believed in people and i still believe in them. i trusted and i still trust. i cared, and i still care. i wouldn't have it had it any other way. to the young leaders of today
and tomorrow, it's a great life. thank you. >> steve: thank you. thank you for your service. >> brian: are you enjoying the last chapter of your life? >> i am. >> steve: this chapter. >> i'm loving it. >> brian: in the civilian world. >> i am. >> brian: you don't long to put on a uniform? >> i miss soldiers. i don't miss bureaucracy, being if a big organization like any big organization does. i miss the mission. but i love teaching. i love working with companies on leadership, which is what i do. >> brian: now you can say you were on fox friends friends with steve and brian and put that in your next book! >> all of this was just a road to get here. >> brian: thank you. >> steve: what a road. >> brian: we'll talk on radio. >> steve: thank you very much. if you're looking for a good book, check it out "my share of the task." we're going to go to tinseltown oscar nominations. that's coming up next. >> brian: he loves celebrityies . ♪ two inches apart, becky. two inches. t-minus nine minutes. [ ding ]
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new jersey, where a major accident sent a bus into that tree. you can see the tree impaled the bus literally. the branches right through the roof. three people are reportedly trapped inside the bus. behind that transit bus is a school bus that was also involved in this accident. thankfully, no children were on the bus. just the driver. the bus everyturned, the school bus did. you can't see it in the shot, but it's behind this bus. >> steve: they've autopsily called for a med vac. switching gears completely, the 2013 academy awards are going to be in the land of lincoln, the movie. 12 oscar nods, including best picture and director. other films up for best picture are "argo," "beast of the southern wild." "django unchained," "les mis," "life of pi," and "zero dark thirty." >> brian: katherine big low wasn't nominated for the controversial movie. ben aff