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>> i'm chris wallace. the presidential new it candidate surges toward the top of the republican field. an early traw poll test yields a shocking upset. many are beginning to wonder if he is for real. we'll ask the man of the moment presidential contender herman cain. american business begins to sour on president obama's economic policiless. we'll discuss the state of the economy with two leaders of the private sector. with chairman of federal express, fred smith and robert johnson . a key terrorist leader is killed. we'll ask our sunday panel what thathy of anwar al-awlaki's death means on the war on terror. and the play of the week. all right now on "fox news
sunday". and hello again from fox news in washington. it was big news this week in the republican presidential race and no, it was not whether chris christie is joining the field. a political long shot yielded a strong performance in the fox debate and florida straw poll to jump in the top tier. we'll continue our discussion with businessman herman cain. >> my pleasure. >> chris: the fox poll in august, perry and romney was in the top 20s and now you are in florida running a strong second to mitt romney ahead of rick perry. what is going on? >> guest: is shows that the voice of the people is powerful
than the voice in the med yampt some in the media outlets is trying to make the republican contest between two governors. the people said something differently. message is more powerful than money. they spent money trying to influence that strong poll vote. we rented a bus and had rallies and met with people and it is resonating. the other thing i did, i started speaking in florida last fall, i didn't just show up the week of the debate. >> chris: message is more important than money and money is vital in campaign and organization and ads. your campaign said in the last couple of weeks, you are taking in several hundred thousand a day. and in the second quarter, you took in 2.1 million. the third quarter ended on friday what is your number going to be? >> guest: more than what we
turned in before. we don't know how much. but you are right, our fund raising has picked up substantially as a result of what happened in florida because i think it sent a message that i am a viable candidate and the other thing that made this morsignificant, the people were delegates and they are much more informed and critical of who they are going to vote for. this is why people interperted to me there is really substance here. >> chris: more than 2.1 or four million. >> guest: it will be north of two million. >> chris: besides you, the other big story in the gop race is new jersey governor chris christie. he supports, people are looking at his record over the years. he supported a ban on assault weapons and supported civil unions for same-sex couples and being in the country without
documentation is not a crime and global warming is real and man made. is he too liberal to be republican nominee for president? >> guest: yes, i think the conservatives once they know the position will not support him. i think that is a liability for him if he gets in the race. >> chris: why will they not support him? >> guest: most conservatives believe to enforce our borders and don't believe global warming is a threat. it might be out there, but don't see it as a crisis or threat. and as you go down the line, he will turn off a lot of conservatives with those positions. >> chris: there is a troubling story on the washington post today about rick perry, governor of texas and indicates for years, his family had a hunting camp in west texas and the name
of it written on a stone was n had. it was just not just n had and he was part of that camp even as governor. your reaction? >> guest: that is very insensitive. that is a more vile negative word than the n word and him leaving there before they painted it over is plain insensitive to a lot of black people in the country. >> chris: talk about 999. guest i light up then. >> chris: let's face it, your rise in the polls at the same time 999. 9 percent flat corporate tax and inaccident accident tax and sales tax. as more is becoming known about it there are more questions and so let's dig n the critian
science monitor did a various analysis. machine who pays 13 percent tax rate would pay 17 percent. and someone making 55 thousand dollars would go from 17 fo18 percent. and someone making 300,000 goes to 28 percent to 16 percent. this is the analysis of the christian science monitor, the poor and middle class pay more and the rich pay less. >> guest: let me walk you through my analysis. $55,000 is a median income. you have to into account the pay roll tax. the total amount if you assume standard deductions and the number of deductions for the family of four pay $10,000. and 9 percent is 4,500.
and you have a $5500 gap right there and if they then pay 9 percent of the sales tax of everything they have left, they would have $2000 left over. i don't know the assumptions that they used for those numbers. >> chris: the income tax is the most progressive tax. at this point, it taxes people who make less at a lower rate than people who make more. and the sales tax is the most regressive tax. the richest person buys a dollar doughnut he pays the same amount as the poorest person in the world. necessarily if you flatten the flat tax isn't that going to work to the benefit of the rich and detrimit to the poor? >> guest: no, you are basing it on assumption. bottom line $50,000 a year that family is $2000 a ahead.
that is assuming they spend every dime they are left over. the objective was grow the base and make the tax code fairer for everybody. it levels the playing field and gets rid of the loop holes and gets the government out of the business of trying to pick winners and losers and trying to decide what is regressive and what is not regressive. >> chris: the other criticism, you are keeping the income tax at a lower rate and introducing a new federal national sales tax. how do you guarantee you i am not sure i got an worry in the debate. how do you guarantee that nine, nine, nine doesn't become 12, 12, 12. >> guest: i want a two-thirds votes required by the senate in order for them to change it. that will impede raising it. secondly the fact that the tax
rate nine, nine, nine is so visible, the american public is going to hold their feet to the fire and two-thirds majority in the senate will be one way not to raise it. and as president, i am going to work to bring down the debt. spending is out of control now. we will get spending under control at the same time we grow the economy. >> you said the other day, you believe if you run against obama you could get two-third of the black vote and the other two-thirds is brainwashed. everyone from jesse jackson and michael steele said that is insulting and demeaning to africa-americans. >> guest: i will get a third of the black people they are at least thinking for themselves.
the fact that they say that is insensitive, that is not insensitive as the president of the united states standing in front of a major black audience and scolding them because his policies failed the country and failed black people. that is more insulting to me than me using a term brainwashed it is their only weapon to try to silence me because i am a conservative. it is simply not going to work. >> chris: couldn't it be that africa-american have made up their mind clear-headed as you made up your mind about what is best for the country and for them? guest i run in people and share my plan. some black people, not all. they will not take my nine, nine, nine brochure because i am a republican. i call that being brainwashed. how can they make up their mind
against something when they don't know what it is. some of them are brainwashed not to consider an alternative point of view if the person is running as a republican or supposed to be a conservative. not all, but some. >> the republican party did not have a single black member in congress from 2002 to 2010, now there are two black members in congress, republicans and 42 democrats. how do you respond to those who question, question whether the republican party would ever nominate an africa-american for president? >> my response would be, history is not a predictor of the future. secondly, the mood of the country, and the citizens movement, they are rewriting the laws to the political landscape. if it was not for the citizen's tea party movement and power of the internet, i wouldn't be in the race making the moves i am
making right now. that's the difference. the fourth of the people, they are not looking at history and what the republican party's reputation might have been. they are looking at this guy, herman cain is putting real solutions on the table and this is what the people are starved for. >> chris: you were on jay leno and asked to give quick impression of the rivals in the republican field. and you also quickly and explain a couple of them. ron paul. >> mike: i will say it >> chris: you can explain it. grumpy old man? >> mike: i told jay, i knew it was going to get me in trouble. this is how he comes across to a lot of people. i was basically playing back the comments, grumpy old man. in this. in that. in this. in that. you have to fix stuff. >> chris: rick sanatorium.
stressed. >> mike: stressed. look at his face during the debates, most of the time he has a stressful look on his face. i like rick sanatorium and he and i get along great and his personality that looks and appears to be more tressed than my personality which is more relaxed. >> chris: mitt romney? >> mike: good hair. >> chris: really? that's the first thing you can say? >> mike: the differences between mitt romney claiming to be the businessman in the race, that his business appearance is wall street and my business experience is main street. i knew what a pizza looked like before it was kicked and served. i have my hands dirty workog main street and in business than just on wall street. >> chris: as you were walking in here, i was kidding around and "hail to the chief" and you said to me. if i become president, when i become president we are going to have a hipper song.
what is the problem with hail to the chief? >> mike: - >> guest: it is traditional and well and good. but there is a time when you need to change the mood a little bit. it is kind of like in marketing, presidentically companies that are successful at branding might modify the logo just a bit to give it a fresher look. i think hail to the chief needs a little bit fresher sound. >> chris: hip-hop. >> guest: not hip hop. might put gospel beat to it. >> chris: mr. cain. it was not planned, but i love the fact you come on the show and i ask you tough questions and you answer them with grace and good humor. i wish all of the other candidates acted the way you did? >> guest: thank you, i take that as a compliment. the american people appreciate the answering of the tough
questions and honest how you feel. that resonates with the people. >> chris: you have a new book out. put it out on the screen. herman cain, my journey to the white house. mr. cain, good luck for that and see you on the campaign trail. >> guest: thank you. >> chris: up next, big business and we'll ask if mr. obama's policies are helping or hurting the economy. [ courr the amazing story of whether bovine heart tissue
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recovery and the threst another recession and the stock market ending the worst quarter since 2009, many in the private sector are speaking out against president obama's policy. for more from the business world. we welcome fred smith chairman of fed exceo and robert johnson founder of black television. gentleman, mr. smith, how deep of a hole are we in right now and is washington making it better or worse? >> guest: i think the economy is slow. our economist and our information would not show that we are not entering a recession, but the policies that we are pursuing in the federal level are certainly not creating a situation which would create growth in the economy, either. >> chris: what is hurting growth
that is coming out of washington? >> guest: well, the economy is divided in two parts. investment and consumption and investment is virtually 100 percent correlated with job creation and our investment levels are significantly lower than where they have been in the past. our corporate tax code and our energy policy and trade policy and the tremendous increase in regulations are all impeding the economy's ability to grow at reasonable levels. >> chris: mr. johnson, you said this week that you don't think that the leadership in either white or congress will end what you end zero sum game menitality and that is idea if one side wins, the other side necessarily has to lose. the presidencies a different problem. let's listen. >> this is you know, a great,
great country that had gotten a little soft and we didn't have the same competitive edge we needed over the last couple of decades. >> chris: mr. johnson, has american gotten soft or is washington putting up too many ro blocks to business? >> guest: american business has not gotten soft. american business is filled with innovators and investors and entrepreneurs who want to grow the economy and put people to work. the problem is, i think between the house and the white house, we have a political cold war. it is sort of the old russian way of negotiating what is mine is mine and what is yours, we'll talk about. republicans are saying taxes are mine but we'll talk about your entitlements. and democrats are saying entitlements are ours and we'll
talk about your taxes. end result is a political freeze settling over the economy can impacting our ability to compete globally. >> chris: one of the things that got us to thinking was the comments from kemp, the ceo of coca-cola company. he said it is easier doing business in china. and he said in the u.s. high taxs and political divide are hurting business. mr. smith, you do business all over the world, is mr. kemp right? >> guest: we have been in china 25 years and in our sector of transportation there are plenty of challenges in china, i can say that for sure. but, we have had a tremendous growth spurt there. what i wish i could say is that the united states does not have challenges and we have significant challenges as well. >> chris: mr. johnson, another
business leader spoke out. ted leon who helped tod build aol and owner of two big sport teams here in washington. he wrote a blog about the president and his statements under the headline, class warfare yuck and he wrote some the in the democrat party are casting about for enemies and business leaders and anyone who achieved success in terms of rank orificical success is being cast as a bad guy in a black hat. mr. johnson, ted leon is a big democratic donor as are you but is the president playing class warfare. >> guest: the president has to recal brate the message. you don't get people liking you by demeaning their success. i grew up in a family of 10 kids and first one to go to college
and i earned my success. and by attacking me is not going to convince me that i should take a bigger hit because i happened to be wealthy. it is the old ted and fred and i sort of take the old ethyl mur man poor and i tried poor and i tried rich and i like rich better. it doesn't mean i am a bad guy. i didn't go in to business to be republican or democrat. i went in business to create jobs and opportunity and value for myself and my investors and that's what the president should be praising and not demagoguing because warren buffet said he doesn't pay more than the secretary. he should pay the secretary more and she will pay more. >> chris: we had david plouffe
on fox news sunday and he made the argument that the wealthy are not paying their fair share. take a look. >> the american people are screaming out saying it is unfair that the wealthiest, the largest corporations who can afford the best attorneys and accountants and take advantage of the special tax treatments and lobbyist along with lawmakers have cooked in the books here. >> chris: mr. smith, is the white house right. are business men like you and mr. jaunce jaunce getting off too easy on taxes? >> guest: i think you have to divide the tax argument in more discreet argument. first of all, the top 10 percent of the taxpayers in the united states pay sphent percent or near 70 percent of all federal personal taxes corporate taxes are nine percent. the problem is, when you talk about personal taxes, it takes
everyone's eye off of the corporate tax situation and from 86 forward, the united states had a similar tax code for corporations as they do for individuals. and that is a big part of our slow investment and why we are not getting the jobs. let me give you an example that goes back to the interview with mr. cain. 9 percent sales tax that he advocates is similar to a value added tax in europe and elsewhere. under the world trading rules, value added tax is deductable from exports where our corporate next tax is not. we are playing with a hand tide behind our back when it come to exports which is a potential growth area that the united states has. that's why the corporate tax has to be lowered and configured for
a world wide economy and incentize the business investment. >> chris: the president has proposed a new jobs plan and more short-term spending stimulus they call it and short term tax cuts and starting in 2013, two trillion in additional taxes over the next decade and going beyond that. republicans say cut spending and cut regulations and get government out of the way of -- mr. smith you are a republican and mr. johnson you are a democrat. fred smith, which side has the better argument in >> guest: entitlements have to be reformed and you can do that by rationing and market forces and means testing. that's what congressman ryan proposed and based on my experience is far the better
answer. regardless was which side you choose, neither can be successful unless we can get the economy growing at a rate that is able to pay for the entitlements. and absent a more modern, you know, advanced tax structure and we are not competitive with the rest of the world that incents businesses to invest and create a bigger pool of energy that comes from north america rather than shipping hundreds of billions to the mideast and elsewhere. we can't be successful. >> chris: mr. johnson, briefly who has the better side of the argument? >> guest: there are no profiles in courage on either part. i think the real answer was available to us in the simpson-bowles commission and had both republicans and democrats embraced that philosophy of cutting
entitlements and reforming the tax at the same time to give business confidence that we have a total commitment to our debt and our deficit and to creating jobs in this country, i think we would be much better off. and unfortunately, that's not the case. and i think looking forward for the next year we are at stagnation and i think the economy will reflect that stagnation. we are in a political cold war and i don't see anything changing until the public makes a decision about which ideology they like best in the 2012 elections. >> chris: gentleman, give me a quick answer to the final question. in the fox news poll, we asked voters, if president obama had been the ceo of a major company instead, what would you do and 52 percent said he would have been fired by now . 38 percent said he would still
be in charge. bob johnson what would you do if barack obama was running the company and had the record he's had in the last two years. >> guest: i would give him advice. keep the people who don't like you away from the people who are undecided. he has to figure a way to bring them all together so they decide he is the best ceo to keep the job. >> chris:est fred smith. would you keep him on or let him go. >> guest: the president is for corporate tax reform. to keep your job here, reform the taxes and getting america back to work in the industrial sector rather than all of this financial speculation and we can do that. he actually supports that. >> chris: he would have more time. mr. smith and mr. johnson, we thank you both for sharing your insights and gentleman, please
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mullen talking about the significance of killing one of the world's most wanted terrorist. >> brit hume fox news analysis. mara liasson national public record. and bill kristol from the weekly standard. and juan williams. two years after searching and intelligence and special forces got their man. drone strikes taking down this guy. anwar al-awlaki, american born cleric that was so effective in recruiting the jihadist. big victory in the war on terror. >> it is a victory. for the al-qaida leader who step in bin laden's role in a smaller capacity. this is your guy. i think credit is owed to everyone involved in this from the president on down. part of what is interesting about one of the problems against terrorist is the nature television. powerful weapons and large
numbers of men and they are able to do with smaller cal ber weaponry and crude methods and deadly effectiveness because of the fact people are willing to give their lives. we have a response to the that. the drone attacks you don't hear them coming and you are dead . the president deserves credit for the continuing use of it >> chris: mara? >> we are taking a long time to track them but they did it. they have done it over and over again. it is good for the country and president obama. the question of whether it will help him or not. the economy is overriding and these bumps tend to go away. he's had remarkable success in the war on terror it is difficult and one step at a time. >> chris: the take down of al-awlaki is not without controversy. people on the right and left are
questioning that the idea that the president approved a killing of a u.s. citizen because al-awlaki was born in new mexico and a u.s. citizen and also a yemeni citizen based on secret intelience without judicial proceedingings. they say it violates the constitution's due process. >> if they wish to come to the u.s. he would stand trial we would welcome that. it is hard to serve him with a warrant in the wilds of yemen. he was proud of his role in killing americans and proud of has an killing 13 people. and the president and main stream america which defend and thinks what happens is just. >> chris: juan, from the aclu, the idea in this case it is okay. the idea that a president can target an american from
assassination. that's not what i call it but what ron paul call today? he assassinated that guy. you think it has merit. >> you are right. it is not just people who think traditionally would be, but ron paul, a libitarian. it is a violation of our fifth amendment rights with the government taking away life, liberty and property, no question. i think to the contrary, i think to my mind the right decision by this president in this circumstance. but the issue then becomes, mr. president, which is the standard that this man deserves to be targeted. we don't have a standard. what about makes you less confident and the situation was different. there should be a set standard. >> this man is an enemy
compatment who has no rights under the laws of war. he's part of the command and control structure of an organization of which we have ineffect declared war. so the whole question judicial and legal right system irrelevant. this man was not executed for his crimes. he was killed because he was a commander of enemy forces. and he deploys them in an unusual way. but this is not about. >> you have to make the case, brit. >> what case? >> our intelligence sector discovered. >> we know why. >> we know he was tied to the guy in fort hood and christmas bomber. but we dont know about commanding forces as you suggest. if it is not transparent you are trusting the commander-in-chief here f. that is the case.
>> that's what you do in war. >> what is his standard for this and what about guantanamo bay and others. >> the only thing i want to say about this debate what an overwhelming consensus there is in favor of the action. i am not trying to diminish the aclu and ron paul. you are not hearing a out cry in congress that it is wrong. >> i am happy to put aclu and ron paul. they don't believe in the whole effort basically. ron paul has hanging out with those. and idea of them being respective forces of constitutional law. i don't believe that. >> chris: washington post reports that the obama administration carried out 227 drone attacks in two and half years and five times as many as president bush approved in eight years in office and killed 1100
economy combatants, five times what the bush administration did. as someone who doubted whether this president would be aggressive in pursuing the war on terror and keeping america safe, would you say he surprised you? >> yes, i give him credit first. i think we are paying a price of i using drones as opposed to capturing them. most are in afghanistan and few of them next door in pakistan . so they are part of a broader war effort and they require the support of the military. we don't need a broad based military to make it work. >> i just want to say, if we have reached the point where we are at war in libya and war at pakistan, congress doesn't seem to get involved. we trust this president. chris wallace said yes, he should have killed this man and
he was a threat to national security. where is congress saying we are at war in libya. >> it is it a decision. they in affect got it vetted by a bunch of liberal lawyers. >> yeah, yeah. >> but this is the president of the united states and they bumped him off tharks is ridiculous. a process is in place and reviewed by the intelligence committee in congress. >> that is an argument about torteuring people and bush administration got the justice department to justify torteur because it was a political end. >> that's the if i'm word? >> i would be shocked that president obama would misuse the justice department in such a way. >> chris: shocked, you are winning, sir. we'll take a break. when we come back. new jersey governor chris christie, will he or won't he join the republican race.
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>> inning that we must tax and demonize those who have achieved the american dream. that may be a good reelection trat edgy. but it is a demoralizing message for america. >> chris: chris christie hammering president obama's policy with a tough talk that has republicans pleading with him to get in the presidential race. bill kristol, you followed this as closely as in the world of politics and planet. is he going to run and when we know? >> i don't know if we will and i think it is 50-50 and we'll know this week or the beginning of next week. i wrote him a schedule for announcing and i suggested that october 10th and then he can suddenly emerged in the october
lenth debate in new hampshire and it will be exciting. >> chris: what does your gut tell you? >> i think he could do it? >> chris: do you think he will get in? >> yes. >> chris: you do? >> why, he said i am not ready. >> i was being honest. i am approached by a lot of people. not only can he win but who can beat obama. but who can govern and up to the moment that is a genuine crisis and both the boldness and work in the democratic legislature and get real budget reforms through. he didn't want to run or expect to run. a lot of people expect him to do it. >> i think bill has a political fear. i think that this could be a repeat of the rick perry situation. he gets in and a big flop. you look at can he win in places
like iowa and south carolina. this is a guy ala rick perry if you are in the countryy without documentation it is no crime. chris christie said let's have gun control. no drilling off of the shore of new jersey. that is chris christie. that is not tea party. and i think he get in and conservatives who like the blunt bullying style. i do, too. ib find him a getter. but i am not sure that will play with the republican base that is out there bullying gay soldiers. >> chris: let me go on from the bashing of the tea party. it brings up a good point. that just as rick perry seemed right on paper and we find out about the hpv vaccine and in state tuition. you have a guy's position on gay and civil unions.
he support its. >> guns. and he also said global warming is real . partly manmade. >> right. with all due respect to bill. people who are chasing about governor christie remind me of a pack of dogs chasing a car and not clear what they will do if they catch it all of the issues that you cited, that is a larger set of departures from republican and conseshative orthodoxy than rick peryelook how much trouble he gets n i am not sure he would wear well. the style certainly works and so on. i am not sure how will well he would hold up. >> you have to get up to speed on national and international issues. there is a debate every week and there will be six more before they vote and you have to stand up on the stage and shine. you will be expected.
expectations for this poor guy is all over the moon . stand up and shine over all of these people who did it for a while and gotten better at it. if he gets in, he better do it fast. if he gets in, he will find it is a tough slug. >> chris: and i know you don't make predictions. >> my gut is no. >> my gut is no, too. it is really hard to start from upstanding stuff. mitt romney has been at it five or seven years and rick perry is a case in point. you have to be prepared in terps of the scut ninny and levell. and i think the reason bill is pining for chris christie is because there is a hole in the field and no conservative fiscal reformer even though you think mitt romney would have rushed to fill that void. it is mystifying me no one stepped up to the chris christie
and paul ryan approach to government. >> chris: meanwhile, the two candidates continue to snipe at each other and they did so at this week. let's look. >> mitt needs to get a position and stick with it. he's flipping more than that great movie star flipper. >> he has a hard time getting the story straightment >> chris: so how has rick perry done trying to right the ship from the poor showing in the florida straw poll and debate. >> he's done okay. he's damaged and they are damaging this other and that may go on for a while. fox poll, perry and new pox pol it is 23 mitt romney and 19 perry that. is 42 percent two front runners. they have lostt 10 percent of the vote and gone to herman cain. why is herman cain attractive?
he has a reform agenda. the 999 plan not worked out or produce enough revenue. it is a bold reform agenda that addresses the problem that we face and there is interest in governor christie. he may not check every box on the list of republican orthodoxy. but a lot of republican and tea party members are beyond expecting a candidate to check every box. mitt romney checked any box. if you think he would govern in a more discriminating way than chris christie. i doubt that. >> people on the republican edge of the politics, they like herman cain. people like us, we don't understand how does herman cain up and rank of the people. it doesn't make sense. they like him and think that the 999 plan and warm personality and like his surviving cancer
story and they see in him a populas edge. we haven't talked about the democrats on this side. but remember president obama and the democrats are having success with the class warfare argument. the fox poll that came out. 56 percent of the americans don't see it dividing the american people. they see it as a legitimate argument that the rich should pay more taxes. >> wholly public sentiment at this stage is soft. a lot of the polls that we look at are registered voters polls and all adult polls and tell you very little about who is voting . sentiment showed that the swings we are seeing is as a result of softness. and the other thing is debates are keeping the field enlarged and that is all there is in the campaign. and they are going to have to leaf it there. see you next week . don't forget to check out panel
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experience. the obvious, i don't have. >> natalee randolph is one of the few women to coach a high school football team. she's in the second season in coolige high in washington city and she had some doubts. >> this doesn't happen normally. don't you see who i am and what i look like. >> natalee is special. she spent six years play nothing a women's facle league. >> who doesn't like football. len people working together on one side and len people working against that. it is like braveheart and gladiator and 300 make you feel. >> natalee also teaches science. and she made it clear to the search committee she would
emphasis football and school work to her players. >> if you want to life your life football is not going to make it happen. you have to take what is going on in the building seriously so you are not left sitting on the curb. >> when natalee was named coach in march 2010. folks were excited. >> being female has nothing to do with it. i love football and teaching and the kids. >> that faded when they lost the first fich games after two of the players transferred out. >> it is a new coach. >> you don't think it had anything to do with the fact you are natalee randolph and not nat randolph? >> if it did so what it was only two kids. >> chris: natalee stuck with the program and started mandatory stud halls before practice and made her kids take care of the locker room and equipment and the team started winning, four
of the last five games. >> well is no playing around. all about football and the school. >> chris: this season is going better. the team won the first two games and when we followed them to baltimore they were trounced 41-seven. and the kids seem to have bought in to her ideas. >> a teacher come to mow and said so and so is messing up in class. that kid pays for it at practice. they run or whatever the punishment is that day, there is no separation between class and field. >> chris: the seniors were accepted to college last spring and this season giving out helmet stickers not only for good plays, but good grades. >> chris: what gives you more satisfaction one of your kids scoring a touchdown or a in a course. >> hands down touchdown is over