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38 feet. that is amazing. >> very nice. we will continue to tell your stories and show your photos all this week. keep on e-mailing and tweeting them to us. "fox & friends" starts right now. >> bye. >> good morning. it is wednesday, july 3, one day before the holiday, 2013. thanks for sharing your time. the president delays a key part of obamacare that had so many businesses potentially laying off workers as a result. would it have anything to do with the mid term elections coming up? will voters be fooled by the move? we report, you decide. >> the drama over the n.s.a. leaker has turned into comedy. bolivia's president claiming he was held hostage in austria for hours because someone thought snowden was on his plane. we've got the pictures of that plane. >>brian: ladies, before you leave for work, are these sexy or are they not
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sexy? this just in: what men don't want to see on your feet and why we should have power on what you wear. that's right, clayton. consult us first. that was clayton that wrote that. "fox & friends" starts now. >> brian, you're fired. allalready? it's 6:01. >>gretchen: i know you don't have your notes. >>clayton: paper shuffling early in the morning. >>gretchen: clayton is here for steve. good to see you. >>clayton: this is all i have. if anyone is shuffling this, i'm going to hit you. keep your hands off of this. >>gretchen: brian has had one of those disappear in the past. >>brian: i got it back. you want it a little bit smaller? >>clayton: it's the eyesight. as you get older, things
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start to fade a little bit. >>brian: queue up the laser surgery. >>clayton: everyone said brian got it. you've got to talk with him about it. >>brian: he fired up the lase and opened up my cornea, peeled it back and now i can see things before they happen. >>gretchen: i had it done as well. not on live tv, but i can attest to it. clayton, maybe you should be next. >>brian: if you want 25% off, do it on tv. >>gretchen: now we know the truth. let's do headlines before we talk about some of the other issues of the day. fox news alert. you're looking at live pictures out of egypt. egypt hours away from a military coup there or a civil war. violence escalating overnight with protests leaving at least 23 people dead. the military's 48-hour deadline to president morsi at 10 a.m. eastern apparently that is when it ends, his options to
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satisfy protesters' demands or step down. but morsi is vowing to stay in power. >> they plan to use the same weapon as the boston bomber but this morning their plot was foiled and a man and woman under arrest in canada. police say they planned to use pressure cookers in victoria. police say the couple was inspired by al qaeda but the suspects did not get any foreign help for plotting their attack. at least that is what they're saying now. >> while you were sleeping the first sign of progress against a wildfire that left 19 fire fighters dead. it is now 8% contained. this as we're getting a look at the last photo of the hotshot crew alive. andrew ashcroft texted it to his wife as the men took their lunch break. the last thing he said: we could use a little rain down here. the 29-year-old father of four did not make it out alive. national intelligence
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director james clapper denied to congress the n.s.a. stored data on millions of americans. >> does the n.s.a. collect any type of data at all on millions or hundreds of millions of americans? >> no, sir. >> it does not? >> not wittingly. >>gretchen: clapper is apologizing because leaks from edward snowden reveals the n.s.a. was in fact collecting data. clapper posted the apology on-line. it says i realized later senator wyden was asking about metadata collection rather than content collection. thus my statement was apparently erroneous for which i apologize. >>brian: amazing for him to come forward. i blame senator wyden. say metadata when you mean metadata. let's talk about stunning news that came down yesterday. first reported in the afternoon, that obamacare which many people have said
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is unimplementable, unworkable, unsustainable, unwieldy and no one knows what's in it and how to use it. the first evidence is all those things might be correct as the employee mandate at first blush will be delayed for at least a year for those medium and large companies. you'd have at least a year before you are forced to offer or receive a penalty on insurance. >>clayton: this goes to show you how unwieldy it was. it was supposed to go in effect january 1, 2014, so it gets a year delay now. critics and national business association saying you cannot do this. these small businesses don't now how to implement those changes. it would affect those with 50 employees or more. those individuals would have to pay a steep fine. businesses would pay a steep fine if they didn't implement. >>brian: i think 2,000 per person. >>gretchen: do you know how many businesses were going nuts over the last couple of months trying to figure out how they were
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going to get this in place? >>clayton: they were holding seminars to figure it out. >>gretchen: from speaking to people who have these types of business they were spending an inordinate amount of time trying to figure out how to make this happen in time and how much this is going to cost us. they were doing analysis trying to figure out whether they should take the penalty for these employees. another dramatic effect they would possibly move full-time employees to part-time status so they wouldn't fall under this umbrella of having to provide care or would a lot of these employees go to the government-issued mandate and would they decide not to provide insurance. >>brian: if you're an employer saying i'm going to take the penalty and you go to exchanges but the exchanges aren't set up. what you do is you delay until after the election perhaps. maybe that will work. i was looking at one harvard professor who used to work with ted kennedy. he says politically it will not get easy. it will get harder.
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giving the employer and the community a sense of confidence that this can kill this thing. >>clayton: you have the 2014 mid term elections and total coincidence? only a year delay. jay sekulow on hannity said it is all political. listen. >> we won't see mass layoffs until after the mid term. this is the whole idea, it is a political move. there are some in the administration off record reporting that to reporters, it has political considerations. the idea again, we're playing politics with people's health but here come, the i.r.s. and the individual mandate for me and no treasury department oversight of my employer. >>clayton: politically this is interesting to me. i think -- and that's always fun to look at the politics of this through that lens. substan tively the money is what's interesting to me. you remember the c.b.o. came out in 2012 and said this was a key provision that was going to save money. you get all these penalties, all this money pouring in from penalties, that's how we're going to make billions of dollars.
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that's how obamacare could be solvent because this extra money is going to flow into the coffers. if you push this off and don't have these penalties coming in, the ability for obamacare to be solvent and make money and reduce costs is not there. >>gretchen: they also promised you'd be able to keep your own health insurance which i think has been proven to not necessarily be the case. what i found most interesting about yesterday's announcement is one of president obama's senior advisors, top advisors valerie jarrett said we're doing this because we've listened to you, listened to your concerns, americans and we want to make these changes or put them off because we have had an open ear. maybe she hasn't looked at the polls recently that still say more than half of all americans don't like obamacare. >>brian: could this open it up to another legal challenge? could we end up in the courts again? the west wing group said you promised and the supreme court mandated obamacare would get implemented. that is a left wing group.
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a right wing group says could this be gunned up further? i'm not sure if this hurts or helps president obama hold on to the senate. now the republicans say see how bad this is. on the other hand republicans were trying to say they're trying to implement it. see how bad it is. >>gretchen: the mid term elections will come before the drama of implementation. it may take away one of the weapons the republicans had to fight against democrats in 2014. >>clayton: have you seen edward snowden this morning? >>brian: nobody has. >>gretchen: he's hold up in a moscow airport. >>clayton: we think. we think he's in a lush hotel room in moscow but he could be on a plane. at least that is what authorities think this morning. edward snowden could have been on a plane bound for bolivia. phreuf i can't's president was on this plane. he was trying to get back home. >>gretchen: are you talking about evo morales.
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>>clayton: he was on this plane. they had to delay his flight because they had to search it because they believe -- there he is sitting in the airport hanging out waiting because they think edward snowden is on the plane. >>gretchen: he wasn't too happy about it. he was not going to allow edward snowden to come to his country but that was what people thought. who? france and austria and portugal. because they did not want that plane over their airspace if it actually included ed snowden on the plane, so the plane was rerouted to austria. now we learned that the plane has taken off. >>brian: i give credit to president obama or whoever decided to be aggressive on this some credit. we asked our allies about the n.s.a. allegations that we're listening in on brussels as well as washington and new york. we asked them, a little ticked off, to keep an eye out. they did. portugal and france stepped up. austria looks like they stepped up as well. it doesn't look like bolivia will be won over.
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it goes to show you that edward snowden, a hero to some and not to most, clear-thinking people has now overplayed his hand. his legal challenges are a mess. wikileaks has been a heck of an advisor. he is 0 for 21 of nations that he asked for asylum and they refused to give it to them. they don't like the conditions the russians offered. they said you can stay here if you stop releasing things detrimental to the u.s. >>clayton: madagascar. antarctica. >>brian: penguins can be loud at night. let's talk about women. >>clayton: about time. >>gretchen: your favorite topic. >>clayton: 11 minutes into the show and we haven't yet. >>brian: let's talk about women and feet. let's talk about women and shoes. according to a study released by the daily male, if women are smart, they will allow men to figure in the process of purchasing shoes. clayton, you know this.
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>>clayton: a new study out that says these are the least attractive shoes from men to women. men do not like these shoes on women. giant wedges. i know what these are. not these high. these are ridiculous, something you see at 4 a.m. >>gretchen: what about on height challenged people you see those? >>clayton: my wife is kind of short. she'll wear wedges. they look nice on her. here's a news flash. men don't look at your shoes. women buy shoes for other women. >>gretchen: the study said that 73% of all men actually do look at shoes. >>clayton: i don't buy that. >>gretchen: they don't like wedges. guess what's number two? what other shoes do you not find attractive? >>clayton: those roman -- >>gretchen: ugs.
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number two. they are really comfortable, not high heels. i don't think when you put on uggs you're thinking about impressing a man. >>brian: in the 21st century, american men enjoy choosing their partner's shoe wear and perhaps women should take this more into account next time they go shopping. on behalf of men everywhere, we have our plates full. if you need to go shoe shopping on your own, you have my -- >>gretchen: thank you so much, brian, for allowing women to go shoe shopping on their own. >>brian: apparently i'm in the minority. according to this study, if men were smart, they would -- wd allow men to shop with them. straight ahead, you vote right here or tweet us. coming up, what does the obamacare mean for you in particular? is it a victory for workers at all or are we just delaying the pain? charles payne. we can't delay him anymore. he's got a head of steam.
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>>gretchen: shocking announcement. in the last couple of hours the obama administration stkoeugd -- deciding to delay the employer mandate
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until 2015. this as the nation's largest insurer united health deciding it will leave the individual insurance market in california. what does this all mean? are the wheels of obamacare coming off? here with reaction, charles payne. good morning. many people were feeling the pain -- no pun intended -- of having to reach their conclusions about what they were going to do with their small businesses by january of this coming year. now it's been delayed. what's going to happen? >> that's the question a lot of -- it's one of these things, not a full victory for small businesses or businesses in general but sort of a realization at least from the white house that there is a problem with this thing. but the idea we'll push it off for one year so these dark storm clouds in front of us, we push that off a little bit but we know they're coming. what we've seen this year is a hroflt businesses have -- is a lot of businesses stopped hiring because of the
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implementation of these laws. it is not likely they will hire tomorrow because they're being put off a year. if we can get a full fledged mea culpa, but there are so many flaws to this program this is a crack in the armor. >>gretchen: valerie rrne of the top advisors to the president said they finally listened to the people of america. >> if they listened to the people of america they would probably say let's go back to the drawing board or in this instance they would say let's not do it at all. essentially what we're talking about people at the lowest part of the economic ladder, people who want to earn a living, they want to get out there, work and find a way to work their way up, at the lowest level a lot of people are going to go from 40 hours a week to 2 hours a week, that kind of -- to 20 hours a week. >>gretchen: how is this going to affect unemployment? ostensibly if you put this into effect in january, maybe companies would have to lay off people and there
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would be a higher unemployment rate moving into the election. >> or a lot of people who work 40 hours would work 29 hours. what it does mean is if you look at popularity, small businesses are among the most popular entities out there in america. we love our small business people. they are like warriors. they go out against all odds, create opportunity and prosperity for others. it's a smart political move perhaps but it's a disingenuous move in the sense that it is still out there, still lingering and still that dark cloud and businesses aren't stupid. they are not going to go out tomorrow and hire. it's still going to come and this thing is looking like an unmitigated disaster. the fiscal year for the government starts in four months and a lot of this stuff kicks in then. >>gretchen: are you filling in for stuart varney today? >> i am. the stock market is under a lot of pressure. we'll go over it all. >>gretchen: coming up a college student told to take off her cross necklace
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because it might offend people. details ahead. talk about made in america, anna kooiman will take us behind the scenes of a u.s. factory that makes 35,000 flags every week. be right back.
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>>brian: quick headlines. an update on the two girls who were in an horrific parasailing accident we told you about yesterday. doctor say now they are in critical condition. the 17-year olds crashed into a balcony after the parasail broke free from a boat in panama beach,
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florida. a lot of these guys with private contracts have nothing to do -- i don't know if that is the case here -- have nothing to do with the resort. a girl who fought for a lung transplant and won is going through another surgery. her diaphragm was apparently paralyzed during one of her lung transplants. >>gretchen: we celebrated old glory's birthday a few weeks ago on flag day but now anna kooiman has more on how the american flag is made and it all takes place right here in the u.s.a. >> we've been doing a lot of these made in america segments. if you're buying american, what is more important than an american flag? >> it's known as the stars and stripes, old glory and "the star-spangled banner." when buying american-made products, what is more important than an american
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flag? at annin flagmakers in ohio, over 200 employees, knit, sew and pull together the red white and blue. >> people ask me if i ever get sick of the red, white and blue, and no, i don't. >> i got to see how it's all done. 50 stars for the 50 states. and 13 stripes for the 13 original callings. started in 1847, annin is america's oldest flagmaker and its mark on history is clear. >> one small step for man. one giant leap for mankind. >> that's an annin flag on the move from the apollo 11 mission. it is their flag that has given hope in times of victory and turmoil being raised after the battle of iwo gee -- iwo jima and the
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september 11 attacks. >> we make it with pride. we want it to be something that when it gets there, they're proud to have. >> annin makes 15 million american flags a year. how many does that come out a week? >> 35,000 is what we average every week. that's a lot of flags. >> from the giant flags you see whipping in the wind to the tiny ones kids wave in parades, they're all made here. the annin flag company means everything to this town. how could you not want to make the american flag? >> it comes from here. being part of making the u.s. flag, there's nothing like it. >> annin pledges every one of its flags have been made in america by americans. how do you tell if your flag is made in america? it will have this logo: flagmakers of america association. that's what you need to check, if your flag is waving outside, make sure
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it doesn't say made in china on the back. unfortunately the seals do not come on the smaller flags, but koshockton, ohio is adorable. american flags fly everywhere. >>clayton: the people are so proud to work there. >> they are. they are all best friends, working there for decades. >>clayton: i love the man on the moon story. >> and iwo jima and 9/11. >>gretchen: coming up, the prices of oil hitting a three-day high. is that price going to continue to climb? coming up next. >>brian: maria molina will take us for a ride. the world's largest american flag hot air balloon. >>gretchen: is she going up in it? >>brian: i believe she doesn't know it yet but don't say a word. ♪ ♪ ♪ love, warmth. ♪ ♪ here, try this. mm, ok!
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tell your doctor your medical history. and find an arthritis treatment for you. visit celebrex.com and ask your doctor about celebrex. for a body in motion. >>brian: let's get right to business. look at this. the chaos in cairo having a major impact here at home. oil prices skyrocket. over $100 a barrel if you want to buy a barrel instead of filling up every day. this as americans are about to hit the road for the holiday week. lauren simonetti is with us now to expand on it. >> you know, we were cheering that finally gas prices moved below $3.50 a
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gallon nationwide, and they still are. but watch out, they're headed back up. that's because gas prices follow oil prices. oil prices moving to $102 a barrel today. no, we do not buy a barrel of oil, but we want to watch that price. it's the highest level since may 2012. this makes a lot of folks and a lot of traders nervous. it's one of the reasons why if you take a look at the market yesterday the dow tumbled, off 43 points, and futures this morning down about 80 points. here's the thing. with the violence in egypt and why we're so concerned about oil prices, egypt doesn't produce that much oil, but they do control that key suez canal. that connects the mediterranean and the red sea. if they stop blockage and passage ways on that canal, this is what is going to happen. oil tankers have to go 6,000 extra miles around the southern tip of africa to transport tht oil to the u.s. and to europe. that adds about two weeks to the shipping time.
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time is money; right? and that's why oil prices are bubbling up. >>clayton: brian wanted to buy a barrel. >> i'm sure you could. we could probably figure that out for you. >>brian: i went to brookstone and got my own refinery. >>clayton: and a neck massageer. >>gretchen: lauren, thank you so much. let's do some other stories making headlines. she went from a vice president at tiffany's to an accused jewel thief. the f.b.i. says ingrid okun swiped $1 million worth of bling at a tiffany's store in new york city. over two years. okun allegedly signed out jewelry that went missing, everything from diamond rings to pendants. the 43-year-old faces up to 30 years behind bars if convicted. >>clayton: in a shocking study, more women are killed by taking prescription drugs than in
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car accidents, according to research, 18 women die each day from prescription drug overdoses. women are now five times more likely to die from an overdose than a decade ago. the most at risk are women between the ages of 45 and 64. >>brian: a college student demanding an apology after a stool official told her to take off her cross. audrey jar have -- audrey jarvis was working when her supervisor ordered her to take off her cross necklace. a school official apologizing for the incident. >>gretchen: an amazing story of survival. a czech woman falling on the tracks of a train after dozing off. seconds later a train speeds into the station but she managed to survive. she fell into a groove between the subway rails which saved her from the train. the woman just dusted
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herself off and walked away. it was her lucky day. >>clayton: the 4th of july, you'll see hundreds if not thousands of american flags, but this morning we are saluting america by showing you the world's largeests american flag. >>gretchen: maria molina is in hoboken, new jersey. maria, that is a hot air balloon behind you. are you going up in that thing? >> yes. we're hoping to do so at about 8:30 a.m. we'll have that later this morning. we filled it up with cold air and -- or just regular temperature air of the environment. what we're going to be doing is heating that air up and that is what is going to allow the hot air balloon to rise up. we'll be doing it again at 8:30 this morning eastern time. we want to take a look at your forecast for the 4th of july across the country because so many people will be heading outdoors for barbecues, getting together. we are talking about extreme heat out west yet again. 110 degrees the high temperature in phoenix.
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97 in provo. 91 in helena. showers and storms anywhere from the great lakes across parts of the ohio valley down into sections of the gulf coast. keep that in mind. showers and storms for louisiana into parts of the great lakes. now we want to bring in barry dilibero. you are the creator and also the pilot of the flag behind us. this is a hot air balloon, the world's largest free-flying american flag. why did you decide to build this or create this? >> after 9/11 happened, we had had designs for a balloon just like this for many years, and when 9/11 happened we live -- my wife and i happened to be in the geographic center of it and my wife was happening -- watching what happened on fox news and she said it is now time to build this. a week later we had the designs completed and ordered the balloon. >> within the next year it was ready.
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i think you told me may? >> inaugural flight was may of 2002. since that time we've been flying around the country and p.n.c. bank has been the sponsor of ours. we come to the quick check balloon festival every year with it. >> that will be in three weeks or so. how big is this thing? >> this balloon is 124,000 cubic feet, about 70 feet tall from the bottom of the basket to the top, about 78 feet across and a little over 30 feet thick or wide. >> what are the ideal weather conditions to fly hot air balloons in? >> calm to about five to ten miles per hour on the ground. up above 15 to 20 miles per hour. >> the best times are early morning or also in the evening. >> that's right. >> we'll be going up in this thing later this morning. let's head back to the studio. >>clayton: maria, you'reing about to have to get more weight on that balloon to keep it down. you're so small. >> i do want to point out,
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you were talking about this earlier this morning, i do have wedges on today. >>gretchen: those are pretty. and i love the heel. did you hear about this study? it must not be true in your case with those shoes. men say they don't like wedges. what's up with that? >>clayton: it is the least attractive shoe. they hate them. that is the least attractive shoe. you know why? because it makes them taller. that's what it is. it makes women taller and therefore men feel inferior. >>gretchen: that's your analysis. why do men like still let let -- stillettos. >>clayton: have to ask brian. >>brian: we're teaming up to help our troops. when they are fighting a war, get a taste of home
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and get great pizza. pizza for patriots, mark evans, the founder for pizza for patriots. joining us is mike from d.h.l. as great an idea you have, you can't get it to the troops without this guy. >> that's right. d.h.l., best in international shipping. >>brian: mike, together you guys teamed up to set a world record last year. how important is that to you? >> that is an accomplishment, number one. one to mark efforts but two, our efforts because we do a fast delivery. i can't guarantee i'll get it to you in 30 minutes but i can get it to the military in 36 hours. >>brian: you guarantee when they get their delivery, everybody happy at war. tell us what you have in your hand? >> begin necessary book world records -- guiness world record, biggest pizza.
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all because of you "fox & friends." >>brian: you guys make the pizza? >> we make the sausage rich's food is our partner. we send the ingredients to arista. they make the pizzas. >>brian: and you send them out. >> you know what's so interesting? you say you've got to give everybody a taste of home. to my immediately left is captain. you're in baghram air base, right. all of a sudden a delivery comes and what happens? >> it is the most amazing thing. you're cold, tired, hungry and all of a sudden you have pizza. it's like a little slice of home. all those memories come flooding back. it reminds you of home. there's people back home that care about you. it's important. >>brian: we have 60,000 troops in afghanistan. we can't forget those serving every day. they don't know if tomorrow an attack is going to come but they know a pizza is
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going to come on the 4th of july. michael del grosso was in the navy. what i'm getting is a total team effort. guys, thanks for your service. can we get a round of applause for these guys. [applause] >>brian: and the guys in the spotlight. a round of applause for the guys who served in the back. a taste of home for those who are serving. great to see you coming out today. you don't have as many pizzas because we don't have as many people in war. master sergeant mark evans, thanks so much. >> let's thank "fox & friends" for helping us. >>gretchen: we may not get brian back inside. meantime, coming up on the show, key testimony from the prosecution in george zimmerman's murder trial thrown out. how bad is this now for the
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state's case? we're live at the courthouse. >>clayton: we've got the top word that will impress your boss, and all according to to science. want to get to work and practice these. ♪ ♪ ♪
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>>gretchen: 43 minutes after the top of the hour. a damaging day for the prosecution in the george zimmerman murder trial in florida. one of their key witnesses switching sides now. live from the courthouse. melissa, what can you tell us? >> good morning. yesterday a very busy day in testimony. one of the people that stood out was a medical examiner from jacksonville. she analyzed pictures of george zimmerman after the shooting took place and she said that she did not believe, in her medical opinion, his cuts and bruises were all that bad. listen to a little bit of her testimony. >> we've been talking, discussing as though all the injuries are on ao flat surface; correct? >> correct. >> let's introduce there could have been some injuries here, two lacerations above may not have been impacted when the bomb occurs; right? >> that's right. >> we also heard from the lead investigator. he took the stand again.
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what i think stood out is jurors were asked to ignore a statement he made the day before about zimmerman telling the truth. he also testified that he didn't believe that zimmerman's cuts and bruises were all that bad either. what stood out yesterday is we actually heard three different accounts of what george zimmerman said happened that day, but not via his testimony. we heard of course an interview with sean hannity that went national. we heard from mark osterman, zimmerman's best friend. he recounted what zimmerman told him. a tape was played with an interview that zimmerman did with police officers where he recounted what happened. still he has not taken the stand to testify for himself. that has been a question we've been talking about over and over again. yesterday we stoke with the defense attorney and asked will his client take the stand. he said it is too early to make that decision but we'll keep you updated and let you know if zimmerman
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does take the stand. >>gretchen: thank you. let's go back to the guys on the curvy couch. >>brian: want to sound like a boss at your next meeting? there is a trick to it. according to a brand-new scientific study, a few simple word will turn around a meeting and make you more powerful than you actually are. what are those words? >>clayton: cynthia rudin is an associate professor of statistics at m.i.t. sloan school of management. how did you guys do this study? >> the study is about more than persuasive word. it is a data-driven study because our expertise is ma scene learning and data mining -- is machine learning and data mining. we started off with 100 hours of recorded meeting data and four questions we thought were important to answer. the first question is can we detect automatically when the main decisions are made during a meeting? the second question is, is there a quintessential
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dialogue between meeting participants? the third question was given when we know when the main decisions are being made, can we predict the wrap-up time of the meeting? the fourth question was do persuasive words truly exist? >>brian: let's find out one word you say matters. the word "yeah." >> first of all, we didn't know whether persuasive words existed when we did the study. it was a big surprise to find out that "yeah" was a persuasive word. we thought why is that persuasive? it turned out the way people were using the word "yeah" using it to show agreement with something that had been previously part of the conversation. if they use the word "yeah" in a suggestion, their suggestion was statistically significantly more likely to be accepted because of its agreement with what was going on in the conversation. >>clayton: that is your favorite word. brian says that a lot.
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>>brian: i thought it showed my lack of vocabulary. >>clayton: your next word "meeting." >> "meeting" was also a surprise. they're using the word "meeting." we looked at the context in which they were using it. "meeting" was used to, when people want to politely change the topic of the conversation. they'll say perhaps this is something we might want to discuss at the next meeting. >>brian: that is bizarre. the last one is "start." >> we think "start" has something to do with alliance building at the beginning of the meeting. people might say let's start by talking about this. >>clayton: if you use these words, you can start to sound more like your boss by saying start. i want to start with a great idea today. your boss will say i'm impressed with you today. >>brian: that sounds great. m.i.t., working hard trying to turn around our meetings because we spend so many hours in them.
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we want to make them productive. thanks so much. >>clayton: she had to sit through and watch 100 hours of meetings. can you imagine that? coming up on the show, ever wonder what's wrong with brian kilmeade? >> he must be on something. it's not natural to be that way; right? there has to be something else besides water that he's drinking. >>clayton: we're going to go behind the scenes of brian's radio show for a side of his life you've never seen before. >>brian: then no wonder people don't trust the government. the state department just spent a whole lot of your money to get people to like them on facebook. hundreds of thousands of dollars. ♪ ♪ to benefit cancer research i rode across the atlantic.
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>> gretchen: wow, that's fun. i haven't stein that before. it's time for anchors away. time for our life after we live the curvy couch. what does brian do? >> brian: in this case, that's right after we leave the curvy couch. "fox & friends" is the first half of my day. three hours of fun here, and then i have chance to have additional fun where you just hear my voice on radio on kilmeade and friends. here is one day. >> gretchen: sorry to miss it. have a fantastic weekend and week. >> clayton: there he goes. off to do his radio show. kilmeade and friends, out hall, go down to the second elevator bank. >> he's getting close. i hope he doesn't get stuck in the elevator again. >> brian: it looks like i still have four minutes.
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this is about the time i realize i don't have my pass to get in. >> he probably lost his key card again. did you check the hallway? >> brian: this is -- 18-1. inside this room, magic. all right. say hello to allison. john. here is amy. >> yes. i have a tough job of trying to convince people to come on and talk to brian. >> brian: that hurts my feelings, so stop. on the board, you can see my guest. steve doocy. >> brian: drunk again of the it's not going to work. hi, everybody. this is brian kilmeade. if you're watching on-line, we're actually behind the scenes with tv cameras to show you what really goes on. >> why are you standing? >> brian: we're trying to save cushion size. >> you're kind of hunched over. >> brian: let's talk about something that's important. who should take in edward snowden? >> i'm sitting this doing the show, i feel sorry for him.
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>> brian: my mom was also a lunch lady. >> did you like mystery meat? >> brian is totally crazy. you walk into the studio and he's like, how do you like magenta? do you like gun control? >> brian: who cares about nuclear missile reduction? >> captain crunch? >> and captain kangaroo. let's investigate that. >> brian: steve, it was a pleasure to have you in. >> you never said nice things before the camera showed up! >> what kind and sensitive and smart person you are and i'm grateful you allowed me on the program. what the heck are you doing bringing doocy on. >> there is a lot you don't know about brian, besides the water he drinks on a regular basis. >> brian: would you be able to stay as special surprise for the next segment? >> no. there has to be something else besides water he's drinking because his taste is completely unsustainable. >> brian: this is kilmeade and
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friends. >> do you think america knows he drinks chai latte. >> brian: the major anchor like martha mccallum could walk in and spend a half hour of quality time. >> brian has a lot of friends. >> it's our time to haze brian. >> brian: you're really not coming back? i promise not to talk directly to you. >> stuart varney. >> do not buy into the stock market. >> he wonders how i do it. i have to pay them off. >> i'm not coming back next week. we can do better than that. seriously. thank you. >> euros? what kind of money is that? i painted my bathroom wall with that. >> i'm going to go broke. >> it is like therapy 'cause we get to talk about stuff in-depth. >> brian: we really solved the world's problems in a very short time. >> it was great. >> clayton: brian's staff has been kind enough to come down here from kilmeade and friends because they know that you can't make it through a show without
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your chai tea. >> brian: they are an incredible staff, mary, allison, john and amy. doing a great job. of course, we're on at 9 a.m thank you very much. >> gretchen: i will join you today. >> brian: yes. >> gretchen: by the way, he likes pumpkin spice lattes. >> brian: right. but i've gone chai. guys, thanks so much. and they are the stars of the show over there. [ cheering ] >> gretchen: we don't know how do you it. it's just been voted the world's worst meal and there is a good chance you ordered it. that's coming up next hour just byol. first, thaw your dressing. next, steam your grilled chicken and veggies. then, dress it. add your crunchy toppings. and voila. enjoy.
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>> gretchen: good morning, everybody. it's wednesday, july 3, 2013. i'm gretchen carlson. thanks for sharing part of your busy day with us. the president delays a key part of obamacare that had so many businesses laying off employees. so is it a victory for workers or a victory for democrats for the midterm elections in 2014? we report and you decide. >> brian: get this, it's getting tenser. egypt on the edge. protesters on the street. they want president morsi to get out and the deadline is this morning. he says i will not leave. the very latest developments straight ahead, including what the president advised him to do. >> clayton: what would do you with more than $600,000? the state department just spent your money trying to get people to like them on facebook. money well spent.
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"fox & friends" hour two starts right now. >> gretchen: all right. if you just joined us, you missed a behind the scenes of brian's radio show, which is very exciting. >> brian: it's a revolving door of fox news personalities and it's a lot of fun. >> gretchen: i'm excited 'cause i didn't know people got paid to be on the show. >> brian: right. that was illicit funds that comes out of petty cash. >> gretchen: good to know. clayton is in today for steve. great to have you here. >> clayton: nice to be here. >> gretchen: let's do some headlines. these are live pictures out of egypt today. we could be hours away from a military coup, even a civil war possibly. right now egypt's military holding an emergency meeting. violence escalating overnight with protests leaving at least 23 people dead. the military's 48 hour deadline to president morsi ended at 10:00 a.m. eastern. his option, satisfy protester
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demands or step down. he vowed to stay in power. concerns the chaos could shut down the suez canal, sending oil prices skyrocketing. they hit $102 a bill. the first sign of progress against a wildfire that left 19 firefighters dead. it's 8% contained. this as we're getting a last look at the hot shot crew alive. andrew ashcraft, one of those firefighters, texted this photo to his wife as the men took their lunch break. the last thing he said was, we could really use a little rain down here. the 29-year-old father of four young children did not make it out alive. let's get o a fox business alert. oil prices, skyrocketing to over $100 a barrel. is lauren simonetti joining us? oil prices could be going up. they planned to use the same weapons as the boston bombers.
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a pressure cooker. this morning their plot was foiled and a man and woman are under arrest in canada. police say they planned to use several pressure cookers to set off o explosions at canada, dade and victoria. the bombs were found hours before thousands of people showed up. the couple was inspired by al-qaeda. they did not get foreign help in plotting their potential attack. brian dreams of becoming friends with alex baldwin might be totally squashed. >> brian: yes. >> how often do i come up with billy and steven and danny at all? not at all. >> you? at least once every 15 years. >> brian: yeah. thank you. >> gretchen: ouch. alec admitting he'd love to quit acting. he told vanity fair magazine is his dream is to be out of the public eye and off the red carpet and doing interviews with folks like baldwin. his wife is expecting their first child together. she's due sometime this summer. and those are your headlines.
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>> brian: who is going to tell the daughter the reason they're on a private gel is because he is a celebrity and he's actually very good at it. he also said his goal is to hook up with edward snowden. ice trying to get the one on one interview with edward snowden. >> gretchen: he said that in the magazine article? >> brian: i just happen to know it. i think it was page 6 of -- actually the entertainment section. >> clayton: let's talk about obamacare. that is one of the big headlines everyone is talking about, which is the delay. it's now delayed a key portion of obamacare. will be delayed until 2015. this was the provision that was going to fine, stiff penalties for small businesses if they had 50 employees or more and they were forced to give them health care coverage. that provision will be delayed until january 2015. republicans jumped right on this, said this is exactly what we've been saying, that this thing is unwielding, a mess.
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and saying, wait a second, you're pushing this off until after the midterm election. it's all politics. >> gretchen: valerie jarrett, senior advisor to president obama, said yesterday that the reason that they decided to do this was because they were just listening to the people's concerns. rest assured, there were many people concerned about trying to implement this. many of these small businesses that clayton is talking about were doing all these cost analysis programs and meeting with all these health care executives to try and figure out how are we going to do this by january? the other problem here is that it's not like it's going to go away. they're still going to have to figure out how to do it. >> brian: after the senate and house gets a chance to vote on the midterm elections. charles payne was on earlier. he had an interesting perspective on what's behind the delay. >> it is sort of a realization, at least from the white house, that there is a problem with this thing. but the idea that we'll just push it off for one year, okay. so these dark storm clouds that were right in front of us, they're pushed out, but we know they're coming rapidly.
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what we're seeing this year is a lot of businesses have already stopped hiring because of these laws and the implementation of these laws. it's unlikely they'll go out and hire tomorrow because they're only put off a year. they listened to the people of america, they would say listen, let's go back to the drawing board, or in this particular instance, they would have said let's not do it at all. >> brian: yeah. and by the way, it's going to hurt us. big company, corporations like ours offer health insurance. that's okay in most situations, although they might decide to take the penalty, $2,000 and let us go on our own of the but it's the retail, agriculture and restaurants that will get slapped. what are you talking about? low wage workers will be affected directly. either being laid off, take the penalty or be kicked out. >> gretchen: also some big companies, according to a 2011 survey of employers by mckinzie and company, that's a consulting group, found that 30% of employers definitely or probably would stop offering coverage after 2014 after this came into effect. among those who felt they had the most knowledge of the law,
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who really had done the most research on it, that number rose to 50% of these businesses, said that they were going to lay off people, that they would stop offering a coverage as a result of obamacare. >> clayton: it was all, to brian's point, to drive down cost, keep it cheaper and it was going to pay for itself. reporter cbo numbers in 2012 that by doing this penalty against small business, that's going to help lower our costs of obamacare. so this is a key part of this. the billions that they were planning on making obamacare solvent will not exist as a result of this delay. that extra money where they said hey, it's going to pay for itself, we're going to be fine. that's going to go away now. that money won't come in. >> brian: insurance companies already responding. a story in the weekly standard, edna sent out a letter, essentially telling its customers and those who say aetna is my insurance policy, be prepared to pay more. pay more because the affordable care act will cost more.
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>> gretchen: shear what that letter says in part. the affordable care act is changing health insurance. this includes adding preventive care and essential health benefits. many people will pay more for the health insurance coverage in 2014. here is the thing, weren't we supposed to pay less? the president was saying, first and foremost, you would be able to keep the coverage that you currently had if you liked and that this was going to become more cost effective for all americans. here is the president. >> insurance companies will compete for your business, which means more choices and more affordable premiums. >> gretchen: not according to aetna. i will say that -- >> brian: the president chooses to give his address on kinescope. >> gretchen: this isn't the first time insurance companies said the costs are going to go up. i remember right after they passed this law, i was talking to an insurance company and they said as a result of the future of obamacare, unless you get grandfathered in right now on this particular policy, you're going to end up paying more. so is it also that the insurance
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companies are trying to also increase their premiums as a result and blame it on obamacare? or is it only obamacare? >> brian: yeah. i think they're trying to get their bottom line. i think the insurance company have been vilified. for some reason, they were the enemy from day one from the obama administration. edward snowden, we don't know where he is, we think in a moscow airport. we have our ears and eyes on the lookout to find out who is going to give him asylum. is he going to jet off to venezuela or might it be with the bolivian delegation, also antiadministration. would he be on that plane? some people thought he was and bolivian president paid the price. he's sitting there waiting and the rest of the crew was asleep on couches in the airport. >> brian: but why? >> clayton: because they thought edward snowden was on the airplane. it took them this long to go through and figure out if he was on this flight from france to portugal.
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meanwhile, the president of bolivia had to get off the plane, sit there on one of those pleather couches. >> gretchen: he wasn't happy. >> clayton: no, he was not. the rest of the crew, you can see, asleep on couches waiting while they had to go through the plane. where can he be hidden? doesn't it take them five minutes to go through a many. >> brian: i love the fact that france, austria and portugal had our back. we must have had some intelligence that he was on that plane. so edward snowden my be thinking, oh, oh is this the line in the sand where we want to take on america? even our enemies. do they want to be the country that is going to house this guy who revealed so many of our secrets. 21 nations have either said no or if he comes here, we'll deal with it when he shows up. >> gretchen: or they haven't responded at all. italy, couple other countries have not responded at all to his asylum request. >> clayton: let's go back to the election for a second.
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you want to remember that time? >> gretchen: sure. >> clayton: remember when the candidates were just bursting on the scene and running for office. mitt romney running for office, all these guys. suddenly their twitter followers would go from like 70,000, suddenly up to 400,000. where did all those twitter followers come from? people were wondering. >> brian: you wanted an investigation. >> clayton: i did. people wanted to know. did mitt romney buy twitter followers and this stuff? they said no, no. but people do it all the time. >> brian: where are you getting that? >> clayton: the state department has done the same thing with facebook. in fact, of your money, of your taxpayer dollars, with the candidates' money, that's fine, they can do whatever they want. $630,000 we're learning this morning, the state department spent of your taxpayer dollars to increase the number of likes that they have on facebook. >> brian: do you know how many white house tours they could have had with that? >> gretchen: if you like me. >> clayton: lady gaga would wish she could have that many. >> gretchen: why did they coo it? >> clayton: it's a pr move for them.
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look at all these people who like us on facebook. >> gretchen: how do you do that? how do you pay for it? >> clayton: there is social media services and set up fake accounts in india. i bet if you go through the state department's people who liked them page, you're going to find like all sorts of fake dummy accounts set up through india and all through the world that have no posts. they're all generic dummy accounts. >> brian: i can't picture mom and dad sitting around the dinner table, you know, i really like the state department. john kerry is so efficient. >> clayton: i like shopping at the gap. let's like that page and the state department. >> brian: i love the state department. gather around, kids. >> gretchen: the state department was involved in a little bit of a problem called benghazi. that could be one of the reasons why they want -- >> brian: no self-esteem. >> clayton: exactly. very good point. >> brian: coming up straight ahead. we really like to tell but this segment, really, egypt on edge. what should the obama administration do? is the president failing to address this crisis again?
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>> clayton: welcome back. when protesters flooded the streets of cairo in 2011 demanding the resignation of hosni mubarak, president obama took a firm stand. he had to go. ten days later he did. now nearly 2 sides. his stance drawing criticism for those who say he should be doing more. >> obama, the bystander again. here are the egyptians in the millions out on the street trying to bring down an islamist government, increasingly dictatorial, increasingly intolerant, arresting a journalist and judges, trying to islamicize. the president decides to study the neutrality. >> clayton: now more from washington. nice to see think -- you this morning. what should the president of the united states do? >> a long time ago he should have first of all opened the doors of the white house to all
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egyptian factions. we have only seen in washington at the state department and administration in general delegations from the muslim brotherhood or their allies. he should have engaged in dialogue with the leaders of the opposition, with ngo's, with judges and the military. now at this point in time, you have a severe crisis. but that crisis is unique. it's not even what happened in 2011. you have 20 million egyptians from sundayto wednesday who have been on the streets of egypt. that is a strong signal that the egyptian people want to see morsi out and the president of the united states should fight by the people. >> clayton: president obama told morsi the u.s. is committed to the democratic process in egypt and does not support any single party or group. so that sounds to me like the president is sitting on the fence. >> that's extra. that's total abstract. you could say this on political science on campus. but if you a president and head executive, the head of the free world, you actually have to
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make a very clear position. when you have a majority of the people walking on the streets, you have more people walking in the streets of cairo and egypt than members of the muslim brotherhood, all of them together. so what the president needs to do is to tell mr. morsi, you have to do one of two: either you will disband your cabinet and ask the prime minister from the opposition to form the cabinet, which still is part of the constitutional process, or you would resign and you would become the head of the opposition. one or two. >> clayton: also aid. we give a lot of money to egypt. let's take a look at our screen. this is the amount we've given overt years, back to 2009. 1.6 billion. it's actually dropped a little bit. up close to $2 billion we're sending to egypt. for what? what does that get sinus what does it buy in congress? >> basically the idea, the original idea was that an egypt ally to the united states would secure the peace process with israel, will secure the passage
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of our fleet and all international ships through the suez canal. now an increasing power of the muslim brotherhood in egypt is going to escalate tensions through gaza with israel. it's going to give support to the islamists in the region. he blocked -- when france tried to fight al-qaeda in mali, president obama blocked it. >> clayton: fascinating insight this morning. we'll see what the president does as millions of people continue to pour into the square. thank you for joining us this morning. we appreciate it. >> thank you for having me. >> clayton: coming up here on the show, not sure what to wear on school picture day? i never knew. meet the teacher who wore the same outfit for 40 years. then think green tea is just for drinking? no. it has anedded benefit you've never heard before. that and other remedies you can find right in your refrigerator [ female announcer ] when you asked us to remove
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>> brian: time for news by the numbers. $1.3 million. police say that's how much this vice president at tiffany's stole from the flagship store in new york city. next, 1320. that's how many calories are in long john silver's baked catch. calm down, please. i have to finish. a consumer watchdog named the fried fish the world's worst meal. runner up, what i had last night. finally, 40 years. that's how long a teacher in dallas wore the same outfit in a school photo. the 63-year-old realized he had won the same thing two years in a row, so his wife dared him to do it again and again. why was i chose ton read these news stories? gretch? >> gretchen: i love that story.
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fantastic. thanks so much, brian. tomorrow you may be outside all day celebrating the fourth of july, but if you get a bug bite or sunburn, there is no need to run to the store. we have remedies that you can find right in your fridge. sheknows.com joins me now. good to see you. >> good to see you. >> gretchen: mosquitoes like me. they like my son. so what do we do? >> so this is an old chinese remedy. banana peels. what you want to do is actually peel the banana back of the use the actual peel. rub it right onto the bug bite for about five minutes or so. occasionally you want to rub it in a little bit more. it's an antiinflammatory and beyond that, it helps with the itching because it helps dry out the wound faster. >> gretchen: all right. something you never know about. allow vera, we know if you get a sunburn t can cool your skin. you have another remedy. >> oily skin, summer time, everyone -- sebum glands are going into overtime.
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aloe vera can be used as a make-up primer. it has a tightening effect and over time, it also helps with sebum control. >> gretchen: you said make sure you buy the clear one? >> absolutely. you want the clear one because the green and the blue tinged one will leave a residue. >> gretchen: olives, you're thinking bright and early in the morning, do i want a couple of these? maybe if you're getting into the car. >> if you're going on a girl's vacation, you have the kids in the car. this is great to have in the car as you're starting to feel the motion sickness. you want to pop two or three of these. olives have a component that actually helps dry out your mouth, it helps dry out the saliva. if you can stave off the symptom of nausea, you're able to avert it all together. we love this. >> gretchen: that's easy to just put a couple in a plastic bag to have for the kids. so tea. what are we going to talk about with regard to green tea? >> it's only green tea. this is great for hives.
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so everyone suffering with food, pollen, bug bites. so caffeinated green tea is the way to go. stay away from the herbal teas for this. you need caffeine because the caffeine will constrict the blood vessels in your skin. what you want to do is steep the tea for about three to five minutes, then grab the tea bags and put them in the fridge or freezer so it gives awe cool, chilling effect for the summer time. it feels great. then you want to put it directly on the hive for just a few minutes and it willswelling and. >> gretchen: finally we have the baking soda. in case you get a heat rash after you've been outside for the entire weekend. >> exactly. heat rash happens when sweat doesn't come out through your skin. sometimes you can get blisters or a little red mark all over your skin. so what you want to do is if you're feeling feverish, you want to call your doctor, but if not, usually it goes away in one to three days. what you can do to help comfort you in the meantime is taking a bake soda bath. three to four tablespoons in just your bath water will help
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you with this antiinflammatory properties and then you'll feel better so you can play in the sun again. >> gretchen: all right. some great tips of things you can find right in your refrigerator or pantry right now. thanks so much. >> thank you. >> gretchen: happy 4th. coming up, take a look at this. reality show contestant or character mocking the september 11 hero. why would anyone do this? why would the network run the episode? the answer is coming up. plus, she was just 30 years old when she posed for playboy. elle macpherson doing it again. see how she looks at age 49 what makes your family smile?
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the armory center and the gianna bishop art council member. welcome. >> thank you. >> clayton: how did you make this? >> this is from 1,000 post-it notes. it's based on the design we did originally for the city of west palm beach, which was about 8,000 post-it notes and originally 27 feet high in a three story building. this is a little bit of a smaller scale, but the post-it note project is a really cool way to recreate a patriotic image. >> clayton: so how too i say your name? >> talia. >> clayton: you put these together around the city. this is such an incredible thing for someone to look at one of these pieces of art. we have the miniature one. >> yep. this is the image that we actually worked from. it's something that we can do out of photo shop and grid it out. then you can create a picture. >> clayton: people do these at home? >> yes, yes.
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all you need is -- >> clayton: it's a good project for the kids? >> yeah. i heard of people recreating it for nurseries. >> clayton: how many post-it notes do we have? >> almost 1,000. >> clayton: the other ones you've done is almost 5,000? >> yeah. >> clayton: it doesn't matter there is a camera on the back. it almost looks like something george washington would have had in his hair. >> this is him in the modern age. we'll move this ladder out of the way so you can see. >> clayton: move the ladder out of the way. gretchen, do you mind if i come to your house this afternoon and do something similar? do you have a wall this big? >> gretchen: i guess you could, yeah. what did you say? >> clayton: do you mind if i come put this on your house? >> gretchen: you've been there before. it would be nice if you came and gave more than computer help. >> brian: before i leave, do you have post-it notes around? i want to commemorate our founding father. >> gretchen: that would be nice. show us what you've learned out
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there. >> clayton: thanks. >> brian: another creative thing that i know i never would have come up with. >> gretchen: me, too. >> brian: happy birthday, america. >> gretchen: tomorrow. >> brian: yes. >> gretchen: let's do some headlines. >> brian: this is birthday eve. fourth of july is coming up tomorrow. >> gretchen: people wonder how i love you so much. but i do. now your headlines. it's like a real life version of the movie "the italian job". >> got four minutes, let's go! >> gretchen: remember that movie? three armed bandits in real life robbing a boat of $7.3 million. they pulled up next to the boat making deliveries to banks and post offices. they stole two bags and are still on the loose. brian? >> brian: that is not actual footage. that's movie footage. >> gretchen: i believe so. >> brian: yes. i can't wait to see that movie. shocking new study, more women
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are killed by taking prescription drugs than in car accidents, according to research. you got 18 women who die each day from prescription drug overdoses. women are five times more likely to die of an overdose than five decades ago. women between age 45 and 64 are most at risk of cast member on the reality show "princesses, long island," under fire after disrespecting a statue honoring a firefighter who died on september 11. >> this is a fireman. >> yes. try to feed him the beer and then wipe it off. >> gretchen: in the episode, amanda burton sheeny, urged a friend to kiss the statue honoring jonathan ailpe. his family says it was a slap if the face, all the people lost on 9-11. she later apologized and saying she was unaware of the statue's
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sentimental value. >> brian: which is inexcusable because this is long island. that's less than 30 miles away. reporter iconic photo of elle macpherson pose not guilty layboy -- posing in 1984. now at 49 years old, she's recreating that for harper's bazaar. prove requesting she still holds the title -- proving why she still holds the title of the body. >> gretchen: i'm surprised you could keep reading while you were trying to look at the poster. >> brian: i don't know if you know, i'm a professional. >> clayton: he is a professional. >> gretchen: you are. you're still a professional that you also do sports. >> brian: yep. it's twice as nice when you do it twice. listen. watch. >> raise your gloves! for the second time in his major league career has cost a in hitter. >> brian: so close to a perfect game. homer bailey throws his second career no hitter.
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bailey dominated the giants, striking out nine. it's his second no hitter since last september. great news. meanwhile, new report that tim tebow tried to break up a bar fight involving university of florida teammate of aaron hernandez. he punched a bar employee over the bill. tebow tried to play peace maker and offered to pate bill. hernandez is accused of murder and finds himself in prison. don't call it a comeback, please. alex rodriguez plays in his first game as he tries to make it back from hip surgery. he's playing for a team that bill murray actually owns. he played three innings for the mine league. yet he was still happy to be back after his second hip surgery. coming up on the radio show, colonel allen west, gretchen will join us. hemmer and mccallum and others
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will talk about the hypocrisy between alec baldwin getting a pass for tweeting out questionable terms as opposed to a famous chef not getting any tolerance. >> clayton: we'll try to find out why in the photo you're wearing a seth scope. >> brian: i am a -- stethoscope. >> gretchen: those are old head phones. you don't use them anymore. >> clayton: you ask all your guests to cough. >> gretchen: it could be different for men and women. fourth of july you'll see hundreds if not thousands of american flags. this morning we're showing you the world's largest one. maria molina out in hoboken, new jersey. hi. >> good morning. you're absolutely right. we're actually with the world's largest free flying american flag. this one is in the form of a hot air balloon. if you look behind me, they've already filled it up with some regular temperature air.
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so just filled it up with air. then what they did was heated it up with flames from the basket that you see on the bottom and that's what allowed the air inside of it to become buoyant. we will get in at 8:30 a.m. eastern time and heading up with the balloon. i'm very excited about that. fourth of july coming up tomorrow. we do know many of you have outdoor plans. not just hot air balloon plans, but even barbecue. you may have some family get togethers outdoors. we want to take a look at the weather conditions that we are expecting for tomorrow and even starting off today. many of you get out of work early. temperatures out west, hot temperatures, 111 degrees for your high in phoenix. 98 in provo. still hot out west. we're expecting the heat to continue even into tomorrow. so we're stuck in a very slow-moving weather pattern. meaning what you see today is pretty much what you'll be seeing tomorrow. 100 temperature tomorrow in phoenix. take a look at the northeast. 86 degrees for your high temperature in new york city. we'll have some clouds.
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most of the showers and most of the thunderstorms as far as the probability for tomorrow will be across parts of the ohio valley, down into sections of the gulf coast, including states like louisiana, mississippi, and alabama. do keep that in mind. again, that's coming up for tomorrow during the afternoon hours. you could be dealing with some areas of rain. also including states like kentucky and also tennessee. farther west across parts of the four corners in the rockies, states like colorado, utah, arizona, and even new mexico, you could see an isolated thunderstorm, but overall, a relatively dry day out there and a hot day like i mentioned, 110 degrees over in phoenix. now let's head back to the studio. you can see the hot air balloon behind me. they're trying to get it stable. we'll get in there later this morning. >> brian: when are you making the decision on whether to actually go up or is this one much those tv things where you pretend to go up? you're actually going in on it? >> yes, we are going in and we're going to go up about 25 feet, right, sam? so about 25 feet. we can't fly across new york
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city because we would need permits and that's a little bit of a dangerous thing to do with all the sky scrapers. >> clayton: i see one of those anchors like using a fake jet pack on water? [ laughter ] >> brian: wait a second. this is starting to get personal. >> that was fake? >> clayton: we have to go to commercial now. >> gretchen: you know -- you just gave producers enough time to come up with that video. >> brian: maria, i have a permit here to allow you to fly to new york city. all you have to do is sign it. it is a permit to fly. >> and then i get in trouble. >> brian: john, would you bring this out for her. >> gretchen: i for one am glad you're only going to go 25 feet in the air 'cause i'm not so sure. >> that's pretty high, no? >> brian: very impresssive. >> gretchen: we'll check back with you in a little bit. key testimony in george zimmerman's murder trial thrown out. how bad is that for the state's case? we're live at the courthouse coming up next. >> brian: prosecution is struggling. >> clayton: it is one of the most anticipated movies of the
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live from the courthouse where what we can expect today. good morning again. >> good morning. yesterday we heard from several witnesses. of course, we heard from that medical examiner. she stood out because she was an ideal witness for the prosecution. she actually said over and over again that she just didn't believe that george zimmerman's injuries were all that bad. she did not treat him at the scene. she analyzed pictures that were taken following the incident that happened. now, over and over again, even as she was questioned by the defense, she said she could not see a scenario where he would be hurt that badly. we also heard again from lead investigator chris serino who took the stand twice. defeying to poke holes in his statement still. prosecution pulling back a little bit. they were able to get him to say that he also did not believe that zimmerman's injuries were all that bad. he said during his interview last year, he thought zimmerman may have been exaggerating his injuries a little bit. today i think is going to be an interesting day in court,
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though, because we're going to be starting court a little bit early. we're starting at 8:30 this morning. that's because there is a lot of housekeeping to be done. prosecution wants zimmerman's school records to be entered in. his school records will show that he took some criminal justice classes. of course, they're banking on this, they're hoping that by showing he took criminal justice classes, they'll show that he had prior knowledge about the justice system and he had prior knowledge about claiming self-defense. of course, the defense does not want this to happen. if this happens, they want trayvon martin's school records entered in. we'll see what records are entered and how this progresses and changes the trial. >> gretchen: all right. thank you so much for that update. >> brian: about the trial when they tell someone we're going to strike that from the record, tell the jury. yeah, when he said i believed him, strike that from your memory, jury. really? by the way, do you know what tomorrow is? >> clayton: july 4th. >> brian: tomorrow is july 4th.
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according to clayton and you agree. and that means new movies are hitting the box office early this morning. first up, a flick that johnny depp calls his own "lone ranger." >> the vision told me great warrior will help me on my quest. went o other side and return. >> a man killed my mother. we ride together. we ride for justice. >> justice is what i seek. >> clayton: that movie hits theaters today. is it worth your time and money? kevin mccarthy is here to tell us. >> good morning. >> clayton: all the marketing we've been seeing pour months and months. does it live up to the hype? >> all that marketing was a waste. "the lone ranger" is a film based on the popular radio show. now we have johnny depp taking over the role of tonto.
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the whole concept is a man of the law becoming an outlaw. the crimes that they fight together. the problem with the film, besides the beginning and the ending action scenes which are actually very solid, the middle hour and a half is absolutely awful. it's 45 minutes too long. it's overly confusing. it's way too violent. it's also forgettable. johnny depp ton d it is o, all that is is jack sparrow trying to play tonto. that really bothered me. parents always ask me, can kids see this particular film? this is a pg-13 disney movie. one of the most violent pg-13 movies i have ever seen. i'm talking about the fact that i thought this was an r rated movie when i walked out of the movie. i would not recommend it to anybody under the age of 13 or over the age of 13. the action at the beginning and the end is solid. but i gave it 2 1/2 out of five.
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i'd wait for the rental. johnny depp is very famous for not watching his films. i sat down with him and said if you woke up one morning and decided to watch one of your movies and he gave me a bizarre answer. out of all the movies, "the libber -- the libertine." i finally got the answer why would you watch that. here is his answer. >> people in upper echelon and higher position didn't want the film to be seen or they tried to keep it from the public, you know. i think it opened in two theater s. but it was something that i threw myself into wholeheartedly and it was a character that i was very happy to sort of bring back to life. so that's the film if i had to see one, that would be one.
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>> if i could recommend one, "donny brasco." >> i do not recommend "lone ranger." skip that for sure. >> gretchen: for those of white house have small kids, what about "despicable me 2"? >> minyons. i loved the movie one. it had a great heart to it. steve carell plays a good impeachment now we're seeing the sequel where he is not a villain. the anti-villain league says help us take down this new super villain. it's great for the whole family. it's not as good as the first despicable me. the first two acts are slow. but the minyons are the best part. once you get to the third part, i really liked it. 3 1/2 out of five. good for the whole family and worth seeing in 3d. >> gretchen: all right. kevin, thanks so much for helping us out for our movie weekend.
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have a great one. we'll see you next week. >> happy fourth of july. >> clayton: thanks. >> brian: coming up straight ahead, women flocking to twitter with messages like, quote, why does such a sexy man have to go to jail? they're talking about accused murderer aaron hernandez. is this normal? is this nuts? dr. keith ablow has the answer. >> gretchen: then people are allowed to get married on the beach. but a pastor not allowed to hold a sermon there? the town says it's too religious. my church has services at the beach. hope they can continue. that pastor will join us live. >> brian: that problem with sermons, it is religious this is betsy. her long day of pick ups and drop offs begins with arthritis pain... and a choice. take up to 6 tylenol in a day or just 2 aleve for all day relief. all aboard. ♪
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>> brian: aaron hernandez charged with murder, some women, get this, still think he's irresistible. flocking to twitter with messages like, why does such a sexy man have to go to jail?
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is this normal or nuts? dr. keith ablow, make sense of that sentiment. >> yeah. here is the thing, brian. i could just say, well, they're losers. but you asked for dr. ablow, so here i am. listen, bottom line is a lot of women, because as girls they wanted to believe that they were safe when they weren't, when they were surrounded by people who were doing them some kind of harm, they fantasize that they could tame the beast and this is a real opportunity. they would say look, here is somebody who could love me. i can bring out the best in them. it's never true, but lots of women feel that way. >> brian: here is another example of another tweet. i don't care what aaron hernandez did. he is still sexy. are we getting to the point where if you're good looking, you can't possibly be guilty? >> you know what? i think there is something to that because listen, o. j. simpson may have benefited from that. john gotti, the dapper don.
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we seem to think if you're well groomed and you cut a swarty figure in the world, that you can't be a violent person. but we know that's not the case. we've seen lots of killers who looked very good on the outside, but on the inside, they're incredibly dangerous people. >> brian: yeah. here is another example. jasmine tweet, aaron hernandez got charged with murder. he's still fine, though. so essentially he's still good looking. i can get over that. i got another theory. you want me to share it? >> i always love your theories. >> brian: we're not seeing the grisly body. we're not seeing the blood. we only see the guy in cuffs. so it doesn't seem real to us. >> listen, i've treated women who even date and sometimes marry men who are in jail for homicide. one of the reasons is because it's safe. you can profess your love for clyde when you're bonnie, as long as you're not out there shooting the streets up and
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seeing bodies. >> brian: men do the same thing with women and we have guys buying hernandez jerseys, and they're going for a lot of money. you're not there to judge. you're there to analyze. thank you for joining us this morning. have a great 4th. >> your jerseys are going tore twice that. >> brian: right. three times in this segment. >> kilmeade jerseys, you can't even touch them. >> brian: try to buy an ablow card. it's impossible. thanks. >> nearly. >> brian: straight ahead, new video this morning, a woman falls onto the tracks. what does she do? she survives without a scratch. she ducks. ladies, before you leave for work, are these sexy or not? what men don't want to see on your feet
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>> gretchen: good morning, everybody. today is wednesday, july 3. i'm gretchen carlson. thanks so much for sharing part of your day with us today. obamacare, big changes. the president delaying now a key provision that would have forced businesses to potentially lay off workers. would it have anything to do with the midterm elections? will the voters be fooled? we report and you decide. >> clayton: and the dream -- they were asleep on the couch.
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the nsa leaker, edward snowden, turned into a bit of a comedy routine. all the flight crew had to go to sleep on couches. the president, bolivia's president claimed he was held hostage for hours and it was edward snowden's fault. >> brian: they're called wedges. maria molina left the house in them today. survey says she made a huge mistake by not consulting with me. >> clayton: and the men. >> brian: men in general. it all makes sense. "fox & friends" starts now. >> gretchen: now the men on the couch are going to be shoe afficionados. we don't care if you pick out your shoes yourself, but do you have to really get into the business of women and what we put on our feet?
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>> clayton: yeah, because they take up the entire bulk of our closet space. >> gretchen: that's what it is. >> clayton: i try to have a rule if a new pair of shoes arrive, which they do every week in a new box -- she's in the shoe of the week club. then just remove the old ones out of the house. >> brian: this month it's muenster. congratulations. >> clayton: love that. >> brian: so it's a new study, gretch. i'll take the hits. i'll take the verbal blows. but it's a study that shows if a relationship wants to progress, women have to be open to letting men shop for their shoes. because we have so many holes in our schedule. there are so many boring times that there is nothing to do. i think, if i could only go shoe shopping for someone else. >> gretchen: in 2013, i think women want to make their own decisions. >> brian: really? >> gretchen: yeah. >> brian: i'm going to bring home one of those things to size my wife's feet. you're 8 1/2, hon yerkes i'll be back in -- honey, i'll be back
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in a moment. >> gretchen: you can examine my shoes and when we're done, we'll talk about it. >> brian: last time we did this, it had tequila in it. >> gretchen: it wasn't my shoe. >> brian: smells like worm. i mean the worm that's in tequila. >> clayton: keep digging. >> brian, you're fired. >> brian: no one is wrapping me! >> gretchen: let's see if i come up to your radio show today after that. >> clayton: they're trying to save you. they saw where you were headed. >> brian: no one did. >> gretchen: speaking of headed, let's do some headlines. fox news alert. live pictures now out of egypt. we could be less than two hours away from a military coup or civil war. egypt's military hold ago emergency meeting. protests, 23 people have died now. military's 48 hour deadline to president morsi expired already. it's going to expire his options are to satisfy protesters' demands or step down.
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morsi rejecting both options following his stay in power. they plan to use same weapon as the boston bombers. a pressure cooker. this morning that plot has been foiled. a man and woman under arrest for plotting to set off explosions at canada day in victoria. they were found hours before thousands of people showed up at the square. police say the couple was inspired by al-qaeda, but the suspects did not get any foreign help in planning their attack. while you were sleeping, the first sign of progress against that wildfire that left 19 firefighters dead in arizona. it is now 8% contained. this as we're getting a look at the last photo of the hot shot crew alive. andrew ashcraft, texted it to his wife as the men took their lunch break. the last thing he said is that we could really use a little rain down here. the 29-year-old father of four did not make it out alive. amazing story of survival. caught on camera, czech woman falling on a train track after dozing off. just seconds later, a train speeds into the station, but she
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managed to survive that fall. she apparently fell into a groove between the subway rails which saved her from the train. people pulled her back up. the woman just dusted herself off and then walked away. those are your headlines. >> brian: it happened yesterday afternoon. the word came out about obamacare. we keep hearing it's unsustainable. how do you apply it? what are businesses going to do? it is finally here, the election is over. so at 2014, get ready for obamacare! it's the rule of the land. until yesterday afternoon when they said, hey, hold it. delay of game. one year because when it comes to major businesses, major corporations and medium sized corporations with 50 employees or more, we know we can't deploy it. so therefore, we're going to delay it a year. there will be no fines. there will be no mandate. >> clayton: now national retail soak was hammering on the obama administration for months and months saying this is too unwieldy for small businesses to try to implement. they don't know what's in this
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thing. >> brian: if a company, if a restaurant or retail organization employs you, they would be fined $2,000 and you got to get your own insurance. >> clayton: and they had to go to seminars and community seminars, the local kiwanas would put on a seminar and you come and learn about obamacare. so this is only delayed a year. where does it -- it's delayed for a year? i'm letting that sink in. but it's also post-election time. 2014 election, midterm election. >> gretchen: you are bringing up so many great points. here are other ones. remember all the companies that filed for those waivers because they didn't really want to enact many parts of obamacare. you had that as well. not only the midterm elections, but also they sort of posted it, valerie jared did, as this, that the administration has now been listening to people out there and has decided to make this delay because they have been listening to the concerns.
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is that really what it is? listen to jordan sekulow on honnity last night. he said it's political. >> we'll see mass layoffs until after the midterms. this is the whole idea is that it was a political move. there is some in the administration off record reporting that to reporters that had political consideration. the idea again, we're playing politics with people's health. here we come, the irs and the individual mandate, for me, and no treasury department oversight of my employer. >> brian: going to harden people who think they have a shot of getting overturned and tossed out. the house passed a bunch of resolutions, let's get rid of obamacare. it's going nowhere. but now, i'm wondering, could you actually entertain another legal challenge to this because the supreme court declared this thing is constitutional and must be deployed. could a wildcard left wing activist organization sue to make sure it's employed? could a right wing organization sue to have it tossed out or employ it or make it
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unconstitutional. >> clayton: right. 'cause this delay affirm some of the arguments that the white house had made about this going forward? so now that they have this delay on the books, it's basically could open up a new round of legal hurdles for them saying, you just proved our point by delaying it. you're proving our exact point. >> gretchen: it could work from both sides. let's look how this breaks down. the obamacare mandate now takes effect in 2015 instead of 2014. the mandate requires employers with 50 or more employees to provide insurance orifice face that fine we've been discussing. also the individual mandate still takes effect in 2014. here is an interesting side note to that. could this be an effort to get more people to take the individual man it is date as well and basically get on government health care as opposed to being provided health care through their corporation? you have to think about that in this as well. maybe that's something we should explore tomorrow. the controversial mandate was upheld by the supreme court. so what will we see as far as legal -- i think we may see more
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legal ramifications from the left wing on this, guys, because remember, there are a lot of people in the democratic party who thought obamacare didn't go far enough, that it didn't include -- wasn't inclusive enough to provide universal health care. >> brian: just quick, there is a theory, the "wall street journal" wrote about it, that the next portion of obamacare to fall will be the individual mandate. as of right now, employees who don't get coverage through their job will be eligible for tax breaks as they go out to boy their own insurance. that's not happening now. will you not get that tax break to buy your own insurance 'cause that's not possible. the other reason is the exchanges that allow you to shop in many states are not going to be set up. >> gretchen: what's that going to do? that's going to put people on the government-run program because ultimately, that will probably end up being the cheapest option. >> clayton: and the government promised us that those exchanges would not be ballooned. there wouldn't be so many people on these exchanges. we don't have to worry about this. now we may see a ballooning of them and that could cost more than we were told. >> brian: it's all about next year and the midterm elections.
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don't let anyone tell you any different. whether republican is going to say, his major achievement is unworkable and is about to implode, or democrats will say, isn't obamacare great? i can't wait for it next year. >> clayton: i will take your advice, no one will tell me differently. >> brian: you promise? >> clayton: have you seen edward snowden? anybody? >> gretchen: i think he's in our green room. >> clayton: maybe. 'cause people don't know. they think he's still in moscow this morning in that hotel. but it seems like other authorities think he might have been on an airplane last night, on some france to portugal plane at some point overnight and the bolivian president was on this plane as well. there he is. he had to get taken off of the plane, wait on a couch all might and wait as they scoured the plane to see if edward snowden was on it. can you imagine president obama being told you can't get on this plane right now. we're looking for edward snowden. >> gretchen: the reason is because france and portugal didn't want him if he was on that plane to fly over their air space. i guess there would be some sort of a rule or regulation because he had applied for asylum in
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those nations that then he technically would have to maybe land there. those countries do not want him. in fact, let's look at the map. there are a lot of countries that don't want ed snowden. >> brian: 21 in all. he has asked for asylum. morales in particular said i would consider offering him asylum, but he'd have to get to my place first. same thing with ecuador. if he comes on our land, then i'll deal with it. they've been warned. all these nation, some are our friends and it makes sense. france and spain, but nations that don't like us are saying, do i really want edward snowden to be our line in the sand where i call out america and risk every type of trade and aid that we are still getting from our country? not many people are saying that now. >> gretchen: all right. so where is the tequila? >> brian: it's coming up shortly. >> gretchen: let's come full circle 'cause brian said last time he saw a shoe like this it smelled like tequila. is this the kind of shoe that guys like women to wear? or is it a wedge? >> clayton: a new study out says
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that men find the wedge shoe that our own maria molina is wearing, she didn't even see this study. i think she's rethinking it -- are the ugliest shoes, according to men, that women love these shoes. men think they're the ugliest. by a landslide, too. i think below -- they're better than sneakers. you would have been better off in sneakers. >> i'm still wearing them. i don't care what men think. but i don't understand. why do men think these are so ugly? >> clayton: i spent quite a bit of time on this story this morning. >> brian: i see you staring out in the distance. >> clayton: i'm worried about this. i think what it is is men get intimidated by taller women suddenly. the women are now up to their eyesight. >> gretchen: no. that's not it. because you know both you and i are height challenged, so we tend to wear these type of shoes, whether they're pointy heel or they're a wedge, it's all about trying to be taller. so i don't buy that analysis. >> exactly.
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>> brian: want to hear what the people said? go ahead. give me your two reasons first. >> there is two reasons why i'm wearing them this morning. one is that out here, it's a field. you can't wear the pointy heels. i kind of need to wear heels to be taller. and also these are just much more comfortable. i'm on a box. >> brian: please get off your high horse. lesley writes this, since when do men notice shoes? they're barely aware women have feet. >> clayton: exactly. that was my point exactly. >> brian: ask ron. >> gretchen: ron says, wedges make women look like they're walking on a block of wood. >> clayton: it is true. especially those really tall ones. >> gretchen: they just don't care about our comfort. >> brian: it looks like a challenge. what about faith? inasmuch i'll start valuing their opinion on shoes when they start spending 12 hour days in sky high heels, hash tag wedges equal happy feet. >> gretchen: this one from el sin, maria's red heeled black
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fish net wedges are the hottest ever. >> clayton: , elvin? was that a man? >> thanks. >> gretchen: they are hot, maria. i like those. >> brian: he's our first elvin to write us today. >> clayton: right. >> brian: thanks so much. don't break the box. straight ahead, they're allowed to get married on the beach. up next, a pastor who is not taking no for an answer and his plans to protest that decision nonresponsive what if you found a wallet in the street and the i.d. inside said steve martin, the real steve martin. >> clayton: what a jerk. >> gretchen: the true story straight ahead what makes your family smile? backflips and cartwheels. love, warmth. here, try this. backflips and camm, ok!s. ching!
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services over the summer at the beach and did you think there was going to be any problem with that? >> well, basically we have a beautiful beach down there and everybody wants to come. that's why we end up having two services down there. and i was excited at the possibility of doing eight services at the band stand. we went through the proper channels because the facilities are great and the city manager indicated that he can not do it because it's a violation of church and state. and that created a real problem for me because my calling as a pastor is communicate the gospel by word and deed to ourselves, to our neighbors and to the world so the wonders of the gospel might be known by folks. so it's really uncomfortable to be quieted and say we can't do it. one other thing that's really interesting which you may not know, unless go to the beach and see it, there is a plaque right there where we're going to have the freedom rally which talks
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about right after the civil war, they established the community there and renamed it rehoboth as permanent christian camp, resort community that would really promote christianity. so it seems very ironic that we're not even able to have the public services there in the summer. >> gretchen: wow. interesting. so here is the quote from the city manager. i'm so sorry to inform you that i cannot grant your request to have church services on the public beach. i cannot mix church and state. it's interesting, pastor, because i know other beaches in delaware and new jersey, possibly pen opinion. i know in my hometown in connecticut, i go to the beach to my church services. so why do some cities allow it and rehoboth beach will not? >> i'm not certain as to why that policy was established and enforced by the city manager. but i don't think it's a good policy and since i've only been up in the area for about two years, i'm the new pastor at new covenant church.
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, as i was preaching about this, i told you i was influenced by this movie "last ounce of courage" which has a similar story line. at the end, it says do you have any courage? and one of the church members or person that was attending came up to me and said, pastor, will you preach july 4th i had to pray about that for a little while. and then i said, of course i'll preach. that's what god called me to do. we're doing a freedom rally on july 4 at 9:30 in the morning. anybody that would like to come. we're going to do it out at the beach so you don't have to get dressed up with fancy things. we want to celebrate the 237th birthday of our country. i understand freedom is important because my dad was an immigrant and he didn't take it for granted. >> gretchen: all right. pastor that, is the silver lining in all of this. thanks so much for sharing your story with us today. >> it's a good story. >> gretchen: happy 4th. breaking story for you. what's going on? the details minutes away. we told you about the duck unable to walk because of a bum
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>> clayton: 23 minutes past the hour. veterinarian said he would never waddle like other ducks anymore. we're talking about buttercup. born in a tennessee high school biology lab with a bum foot. thanks to 3d printing technology and one determined engineer, buttercup is back on his feet this morning and ready to live a normal life. we'll get him to walk for us on camera. mike gary is a man who created his foot. he joins me now from nashville alongside buttercup, the duck.
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mike, nice to see you. >> good morning. how are you? >> clayton: doing well. somehow buttercup doing? is he camera shy? >> not at all. he's a camera hog actually. >> clayton: we'll get him to perform for news a little bit. tell us about what happened when he was born or what was his deformity like and why did it inhibit his ability to walk? >> yeah. he was hatched with a deformed left foot. it was basically turned backwards and kind of wadded up. if you think of it like taking your hand, kind of taking your hand and turning it backwards. so he was kind of walking on the backside of his foot and tried some initial casting and things like that to try to turn it around, but it was too big of a deformity. a little girl that had him kept him for a couple months. he got big and they were living in a condo and she contacted our sanctuary, found us on the internet and asked us if we would be willing to take him in, give him a home. that's kind of where we started from. >> clayton: back in february, a vet had to amputate his foot.
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is that right? >> right. the very first step was to talk with our veterinarian about what we need to do for his health. the first thing he needed was to remove his foot because a duck with a peg leg is much better than a deformed foot because a lot of his tendons are twisted and his hips are twisted. so he has other deformities that go along with the foot. >> clayton: then you began, you sat down on your computer and with 3d software, began to do what? >> right. while he was healing from that, i had the idea, why can't i just create a foot? i'm a software engineer and build things and weld. so i just came up with the idea that surely i can do something to help buttercup. so i just kind of thought out of the box and said, ideally what i would like to create is another duck foot. since we have a sanctuary with a lot of other ducks, then i ought to be able to just create a foot. i was already familiar with 3d printing at the hobby level.
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and 3d modeling and cad. so i literally took images of one of my other ducks, started with a camera, went all the way around 360 degrees around her left foot and then used auto desk auto cad, a free software package. you upload those and it returns a 3d model. >> clayton: so you get this 3d model. there is a close-up of that foot. >> exactly. >> clayton: the actual foot you were able to design. with 3d model printing, which is the future, folks. we see this with other body parts, jaw implants in human beings. we have a list demo on our show before. now with that foot attached, is buttercup -- how is he walking? will he walk for us? >> he will walk for us. the final foot is made of you're thain rubber. the 3d printing was an intermediate process. the final foot has a sock in it that is stretchy that sticks to his leg and it's rubber
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eurethane, so it won't tear. his muscles are not adjusted yet. we just finished sunday. this is my buddy and volunteer, trey, who is a nashville hit song writer. he volunteers and is helping us today. buddercup loves his teddy bear. come on, bud. come on of the come get teddy. he does really good, like in the grass and outside. he's walking on his heel right now 'cause it's going to take his muscles a while to get accustomed to the different positioning because his leg is the correct length. before it was short. >> clayton: that's better than he was doing before. thanks to 3d printing, incredible technology. mike, we appreciate you joining us from feathered angels water fowl sanctuary in nashville. thanks so much. >> thank you. >> clayton: he's talking a lot. that's how he talks.
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coming up, a brand-new indicator on how the economy is doing. breaking details on the state of unemployment coming up next. then ever wonder what's wrong with brian kilmeade? >> he must be on something. right? it's not natural to be that way, right? there has to be something else besides water that he's drinking. >> clayton: coming up, we're going behind the scenes of brian's radio show for a side of his life you've never seen before ♪
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in the. >> brian: 343,000 first time unemployment claims were filed last week. that's less than the week before and less than expected. so moderately good news, clayton, as we look at the fourth of july holiday staring us straight in the face. >> clayton: that is good. let's get right to the white house where jobless numbers aren't the only economic concern. molly henneberg is live at the white house with more. molly? >> good morning. the labor department put out those new jobless numbers. what they are is the number of application for unemployment benefits in the u.s. for a particular week. they're out today instead of tomorrow because of the fourth of july holiday tomorrow. and to give you a sense of where we are, if we could put that number up again, 343,000.
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we had been fluctuating in between 340,000 and 360,000 since march. in general, we're looking to that number to go down over the weeks and months obviously because it's an indication that there are more jobs, more hiring in the country and that's a sign of economic growth. perhaps it suggests these numbers have been holding steady. the white house wants to see them come down. this is only a snapshot. friday we're watching for friday, the day after the fourth of july, when the unemployment numbers for june come out. that's for a whole month. that's what often gets more attention because they are monthly numbers. another economic concern and political concern for the white house today, something the white house is keeping its eye on is the price of oil. here is why it's connected to the unrest in egypt. that's going to be the story of the day, the unrest in egypt. as that deadline approaches. egypt is not an oil producer, but controls the suez canal. that's a key passageway to get oil around the world. due to fears there may be at
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this corruptions to the flow of commerce through the suez canal, oil is up $100 a barrel for the first time in over a year. president obama spoke to embattled egyptian president morsi by phone on monday morning. the white house says president obama, quote, underscored that the current crisis can only be resolved through a political process. he also pressed morsi and the government of egypt to protect u.s. diplomatic personnel and facilities as the situation there unfolds. back to you all in new york. >> brian: that is going to be the major story today, tomorrow, friday. he's not moving and the military is not supporting. time is ticking. so this is going to be unbelievable. >> gretchen: thanks very much. a family member of aaron hernandez just found dead. singleton was married to aaron's cousin. singleton was just killed in a car accident. the car he was driving was registered to hernandez' uncle.
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police searched the uncle's home and towed away his suv. police believe it's the same suv involved in a double murder in boston last year. >> clayton: national intelligence director james clapper denied to congress the nsa stored data. >> does the nsa collect any type of data at all on millions or hundreds of millions of americans? >> no, sir. >> it does not? >> not wittingly. >> clayton: not wittingly. clapper is now apologizing because the leaks from ed snowden reveals the nsa was in fact collecting data. clapper posted the apology on-line. it read, i realized later the senator was asking about meta data collection rather than content. thus my response was erroneous, for which i apologize. >> brian: hard to say i'm sorry. hey, twice as nice?
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>> raise your gloves! throw to first and homer bailey for the second time in his major league career has tossed a new hitter. >> brian: the big story is mike soros celebrates a big reds fan. he learned homer bailey tossed his second no hitter. he dominated the giants, striking out nine. he almost had a perfect game. it's his second no hitter since last september. he's thrown the last two no hitters in major league baseball and he wears that number in honor of nolan ryan who had a few no hitters himself. >> gretchen: what if you found a wallet on the street and the i.d. said steve martin? inside his driver's license and credit cards. the man tracked down the actor in a nearby concert hall where he was performing. he says it must have fallen out while riding his bike. wow. that's lucky.
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♪ >> gretchen: time for anchors away. a look at our live after we leave the curvy couch after the three hours that we spend here. >> brian: one of the sad parts is i can't do the after the show show because i get the opportunity to run up and host a show that tony snow used to host from 9 to noon. kilmeade and friends people say what happens once you leave? finally the answer to that question. here is what happens. >> gretchen: sorry to miss it. have a fantastic weekend and week. >> there he goes. ♪ off to do his radio show, out the hall, go down to the second elevator bank. >> getting close. i hope he doesn't get stuck in the elevator again. >> brian: come on in. it looks like i still have four minutes. this is about the time i realize i don't have my pass to get in. >> he probably lost his key card again. did you check the hallway? >> this is why we -- 181.
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inside this room, magic. say hello to alisyn. john. here is amy. >> yes, i have the tough job of trying to convince people to come on here and talk to brian. >> brian: on the board you can see my guests. steve doocy. >> brian: drunk again. it's not going to work. hi, everybody. this is brian kilmeade. this is kilmeade and fiend. if you're watching on-line, we're actually behind the scenes with tv cameras to show you what really goes on. >> why are you standing? >> brian: we're trying to save cushion size. >> you're kind of hunched over. >> brian: let's talk about something that is important. who should take in edward snowden? >> i'm sitting this doing the show, i just kind of feel sorry for him. >> brian: my mom was a lunch lady. >> would you like mystery meat? >> thank you. >> brian is totally crazy. you walk into the studio and he's like, how do you like
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magenta? what do you think about health care? >> brian: who cares about nuclear missile reduction? >> captain kangaroo, let's investigate that. >> brian: steve, it was a pleasure to have you in. >> you never said thanks before until the camera showed up. >> brian: karl rove is with us. >> what a kind and sensitive and smart person you are and i'm grateful you allowed me on the program. what the heck are you doing bringing doocy on? >> there is a lot you don't know about brian, besides the water that he needs on a regular basis. he asked me to test it until would you able to stay as a special surprise for the next segment? >> no. there has to be something else besides water that he's drinking because his taste is completely unsustainable. >> brian: this is kilmeade and friends. >> you think america knows he drinks chai lattes? >> clayton: a secret i don't think he wants out. >> brian: here is the best thing about doing the show. a major anchor like martha mccallum could walk in and
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spend a half hour quality time with him. >> brian has a lot of friends. >> it's our time to haze brian. >> brian: you're really not coming back? i promise not to talk directly to you. >> stuart varney. >> do not buy into the stock market at the moment. >> he wonders how i do it. back next weekhem off. unless we can do better than that. >> euros? what kind of money is that. i painted my bathroom wall with that. >> i'm going to go broke. it's like therapy because we get to talk about stuff in-depth. >> brian: we really solved the world's problems in a very short time. >> it was great. >> brian: really fun. you know on our show, we have 3 1/2, four minute, we have to keep moving. there you get 7 1/2 minute, get a chance to talk. >> gretchen: i'm coming up today and it's one of the highlights of the week. i love just being able to hold a conversation. >> clayton: do you feel pressure? >> gretchen: pressure from brian? no. i think we have a good
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relationship. >> brian: right. the pressure to perform. is that what you're saying? >> clayton: yeah. >> gretchen: you know what tomorrow is? >> clayton: fourth of july. >> gretchen: it is. and you're going to see hundreds if not thousands of american flags. but this morning we're showing you the world's largest. maria molina is out. there she goes, up, up and away. i can't believe you're doing it, maria. >> hey, good morning. that's right. we are with the world's largest free flying american flag. it's actually a hot air balloon. right here i have barry, you are the creator and also the pilot, right? >> i am. >> first we want to take a look at the weather conditions across the country that we are expecting for fourth of july because many of you will have barbecues and be heading out. we also have a lot of people traveling. so keep this in mind. we're expecting hot temperatures out west across parts of the rockies. so anywhere from parts of new mexico, arizona, up into parts of montana. you're going to be seeing high temperatures make it into the
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90s and even triple digits. about 110 degrees will be the high temperature tomorrow in the city of phoenix. along the immediate coast of the west coast, you're talking very pleasant temperatures, into the 70s. farther east, northeast, 86 degrees will be the high temperature. new york city, we could be seeing showers and thunderstorms across parts of the ohio valley, all the way down to the gulf coast in areas of louisiana, parts of mississippi, and also alabama. now we're here with the hot air balloon. we've been trying to get this thing elevated, but it's pretty tough because of the wind. we do need very ideal weather conditions to fly a hot air balloon. correct? >> we sure do. they have to be fairly light winds. today it's fighting us a little bit because we're tied down. it wants to gofullying over new york city. >> this particular hot air balloon is different than a regular one because of the shape. >> right. if it was round, the wind would blow right around it. >> okay. let's head back to you, clayton, gretchen, and brian. i'll see you later. have a good fourth of july. i won't see you tomorrow. >> brian: we're cutting you loose. >> gretchen: glad to know you're
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safe. >> brian: that was pretty cool. weather in the sky. 18 minutes before the top of the hour shocking announcement. the mandate delayed with obamacare. is this going to be good for business or politics? peter johnson, jr. on that coming up next. >> clayton: who is going to be cleaning that windshield in washington. >> brian: that's me. >> gretchen: molly henneberg maybe.
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>> brian: back in april, obamacare's chief architectses told the administration the health care law was on a downward spiral. remember? >> i just see a huge train wreck coming down. you and i discussed this many times. i don't see any results yet. >> brian: democrat. and yesterday in a shocking announcement, the obama administration deciding to delay the employer mandate, a major provision of the law until 2015. what does this all mean? let's ask peter johnson, jr., fox news legal analyst. what do you think it means? >> i think it was a train wreck and i don't revel in train wrecks. it's a titanic. it's worst than a train wreck. this ship is going down. so now they're saying to the american people, we were in a big rush to get this done. i really wanted to take care of
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you and your health care. now we're saying, no. the employer doesn't have a mandate anymore, but we're going to continue the mandate on, the penalties on you. so political problem in 2014, the white house is going to step out of that because they know this will tank the economy even further. and they know americans for the most part don't like obamacare. >> brian: 'cause it's retail, agriculture, as well as restaurant owners affected most. >> absolutely. but the second point of it is, they've shown time and time again that they're incapable of impolicemenning anything on a -- implementing anything on a large scale basis. we heard long-term care is not going to be there. we've already heard business policies are going to be affected. will the individual mandate go in when it's supposed to? the other point you were asking before, and it's really important in terms of the law and statutes and the constitution, the law says it's supposed to begin in 2014. now, will the statement by the white house, by valerie jared, by whoever, they say oh, no. we're not going to do it now. what did congress pass? what did the president sign.
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>> brian: is it open to a legal challenge? >> they are open to a legal challenge, but the problem is, who wants to bring it? the republicans don't want to bring it and enforce this law. >> brian: the liberals might. >> they're between those islands, are we going to go up on the rocky shoels one way or the other? it shows ineptitude and imcompetence in terms of government, but craftiness and cuteness in terms of politics 'cause they want to take credit fort concept of obamacare without really jamming people up. >> brian: to be fair and balanced, valerie jarrett had an answer. this allows employers the time to test the new reporting systems, make any necessary adoptions while staying the course of making health care coverage affordable. >> this allows them to take the house of representatives back from the republicans. this allows them withoutth detriments of obamacare. the pain of obamacare. >> brian: happy fourth of july. >> happy fourth of july to you
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and everyone. >> brian: all right. thank you very much. we're going to follow this. have you heard this version of our national anthem? ♪ were so gallantly streaming >> brian: the band madison rise will perform for you and there is something they want from you in exchange. first, let's check in with another fan of that group, bill hemmer. >> brian, nice to see you. well done on the radio. >> i'll see awe little later. >> we will see you for your hazing told at 11 a.m. >> thank you. >> happy fourth of july to you. just talking about the health care law. this is a ticking time bomb now? a significant development. we'll have that for you. did the director of national intelligence lie under oath? what's his story now? zimmerman's trial resumes in moments and a deadline for power in egypt is about to hit. what happens then? martha and i will see you in 11 minutes. a busy day on july 3, top of the hour here at my house on thanksgiving day,
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>> clayton: they proudly put a rock'n'roll stamp on the star spangled banner. >> gretchen: while madison rising's version of the national anthem has won over millions of fans, it also has its critics? why would that be? >> brian: here to explain the story behind the story is madison rising, the band itself. guys, welcome. thanks so much for coming on today. >> thanks a lot for having us. >> brian: was there controversy with this? >> we've had a couple controversies over the last couple years, yeah. there was one where we basically got disrupted by facebook and they pulled the song down because they considered it to be spam. and then there was another one where we had just a group of people saying, this is our star spangled banner. you're not allowed to touch it.
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we're paying honor and tribute to it. >> gretchen: why did facebook label it spam? >> we still have not gotten a solid answer other than the fact they just said in the end, we'll fix it and we promise it won't happen again. but we lost a lot of views from that and it hurt us in our star spangled banner challenge, which is what we're here for. >> clayton: the band's name, madison rising, in honor of james madison, the fourth president of the united states. why? >> let's go back to those times. let's go back to what he was doing and what was happening in our country at that point in time. we were a country at war. the war of 1812 and the second revolution against britain was happening. >> brian: white house was burning. >> white house is burning, we're trying to get the constitution up and flying and he was one of those guys that took it by the reins, took the have i by the reins with the federalist papers and with his patriotism, and we have the country we have today. >> gretchen: you would know what it means to be a patriot. you've served in our military. >> yes. as has my father and brother. i come from a strong navy military family and there i am up there.
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>> gretchen: look at that. >> brian: with shorter hair. >> gretchen: i like both the looks! i think we're going to really like the song. would you sing the star spangled banner? >> absolutely. thank you so much. ♪ o say can you see by the dawn's early light ♪ ♪ what so proudly we hailed
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♪ at the twilight's last gleaming ♪ ♪ whose broad stripes and bright stars ♪ ♪ through the perilous fight ♪ o'er the ramparts we watched ♪ were so gallantly streaming ♪ rocket glare ♪ bombs bursting in air ♪ flying through the sky ♪ yet our flag was still there ♪ o say does that star spangled
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piece. >> gretchen: log on for the after the show show. clayton and i will be here tomorrow. >> clayton: see you, everyone. bill: here we go on july 3. obama-care delayed, a critical part of the president's signature healthcare law has been put off until 2015, another year conveniently after the mid-term election of 2014. that's where we begin on a rainy day in washington. martha: sunny new york. here is the situation. businesses with 50 or more employees will get an extra year before they are forced to provide those workers without insurance with insurancer face a fine. the treasury department is expressing concern over

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