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these thousands of homes. it is the combination of no rain, dry brush,s and oil-filled trees proving to be very daunting. i'm trace gallagher, live in los angeles as we continue coverage on fox news channel throughout the day. "the five" starts right now. hello, everyone. i'm greg gutfeld along with and rhea tantaros, book beckel and more. this is "the five." finally the white house listened. they say the hardships our veterans face at the v.a. and they went to help them. well, at least one. yes, the pentagon has approved convicted spy chelsea manning's treatment evaluation request for her gender disorder because not doing so would have been cruel and unusual i. think i speak for all americans when i say thank you. there are those would say, who about the veterans waiting for
procedures and die as the pentagon looks at gender issues. shut up, you bigot. these days gender trumps jair yat icks. our priorities are now clear. victims beat victors, and the louder you and your supporters are, the faster the service. especially if your grievance is media approved. these days the squeaky wheel takes precedence over the proud. veterans are too damn proud to kick up a fuss. unlike a spy or her supporters who believe identity trumps exploits. i don't care about the surgery. i care that a fink gets more attention than the suffering men and women who fought for and not betrayed our country. if they want a gender surgery, make it a double, sure. but as manning is coddled as some as a hero, be glad that as a veteran you don't fit that bill. it's better to buy a patriot than live as a trait or.
anyway, and rhea, this isn't about gender surgery, about a spy getting nonlife saving surgery before veterans are getting life saving treatment. what does it say about priority snz. >> i do have to weigh in on chelsea manning. she is the greatest -- one of the biggest and greatest traitors in united states history and probably in some countries would have been subjected to a firing squad. instead, wer paying for gender selection surgery. but, you know, as far as the v.a. is concerned, greg, we're going to hear about all of these horror stories coming out of the v.a. and we're going to be shocked that president obama's administration gives them bonuses which is now called base pay in the obama administration. but this shouldn't be surprising. it is a government-run health care system. if you read the british press, it talks about all of these people waiting open these lists for amputations and surgeries. these are the complaints about
the national institute of health, the same way when the government gets slo s involved. this just happens to be our greatest generation. the problem is, where else are veterans going? there's no competition. if they really wanted to rectify this, they would completely overhaul, appoint a committee to completely overhaul the v.a. and give these veterans vouchers so they could go to local hospitals and get kmecompetition in there >> good point, bob. dana brought it up and jason riley has brought it up on that show late at night about the idea of some kind of way to get it opt out for these veterans, not that they have to pay for it but like a voucher system. >> keep in mind the veterans administration hospitals are very popular with veterans. one of the reasons they've had this problem is you've had people coming off of two wars. they simply are not equipped to handle all that people. i don't think they purposely and callously decided to warehouse people until they dieist don't think they have the procedures.
the veterans at ministration has always been a problem, has great congressional will support, but what it doesn't have is capacity. capacity is necessary here. >> but then again, eric, you've got this new memo, v.a. staffers are supposedly allegedly gaming the system again by using dozens of scheduling tricks so you can't tell if there's backup. >> secret waiting lists is what they're calling it. the irs went digital right around 1990 or so. they computerized completely and fully computerized, v.a. about it around 2012. that's how rick dick euless it is. you see files stacked up, backlogs 700,000. can i talk about the politics? shin sec ki is on the hook. will president obama ask for his preside resignation? president obama says no. he still has confidence in him based on his war is it military experience. little, the man is a hero. i get it. he put his life on the line.
he was a great war hero, warrior. but he was a terrible bureaucrat. he was a -- he ran the place horribly. he needs to go away, but obama won't ask for his resignation because right now the heat is on shin sec ki, the sighs are on him. the minute he leaves, everyone is going to go back to, hey, didn't president obama a couple of years ago promise that the buck stops here with this and he was going to fix the v.a. backlog? i remember him saying he was going to work on it. remember? it guess what, he didn't. >> he didn't because the backlog, it was 1.2 million, now something down to 600,000. they've raised progress with it. the problem is it's just so many people who are asking for help. and they don't -- >> the problem is it's a government program and politically radioactive for even republicans to even try to talk about privatizing it. nobody says anything. i hardly think this is general shin sec ki's fault. congress in its infinite wisdom decides to outsource all of the decisions of the v.a. so they
could have more autonomy. this is even separate from washington, d.c. this is like local bureaucracies operating separate from the biggest and most perverse in washington, d.c. >> i think obama's response, one thing that is interesting is he's talking about how he increased the v.a.'s budget every year. he keeps talking about how much money has gone there. that's a perfect liberal's reaction to everything, to throw money at something. if throwing money at the problem was the answer to our educational system to this, it would be really simple to solve thigz. but this is overstuffed bureaucracy at its best. we want efficiency. it's not about money but making things run smoothly and efficiently and having people do their jobs who aren't going to be involved in this widespread deceit we were talking about before. so i think his solution to the problem is a typical liberal solution to the problem, which isn't going to work and hasn't in the past. >> like your hair, dana. >> i died it brown. >> the one thing that drives me crazy is that this is a group
that deserves special treatment above all, but they're also the same group that refuses to protest anything. you don't see bets like picketing or anything because i think they've been used to, they do their job, get up, do their job, but they don't complain. that's why we're supposed to complain for them. we're supposed to be the whiners. because it seems to me that there isn't a lot of other people in the media who are doing this. it's up to us. there's a lot of papers that are doing it. >> there's a lot of whining around this table. >> but whining for good reason. >> but listen. v.a. hospitals are unique in the sense that they handle post-traumatic stress disorder which most hospitals are not capable of doing it. they do battle injuries. a lot of things about v.a. hospitals could not be done by local hospitals so vouchers don't work. the thing about more money, you just need to build more hospital and upgrade the ones you've got. otherwise you can't handle the
overload. >> that takes care of one part of the problem. a part of the problem. but not the problem. the real problem is the bureaucratic nightmare they have going on back there. like you point out, bob, 700,000 still waiting to get approve to even use the v.a. hospital system. they can't even get that far into it. but when obamacare came out and the web site wasn't ready, they spent literally hundreds if not billions of dollars to fix that and make sure it got concerned with fixing it who
would propose radical ideas or move it from a government system. but president obama is the s not going to move it from a government system. politicians seem okay with it. it's fine, if you don't get sick. but this idea of secret waiting lists on government health care, people are dying on waiting lists whenever the health care is free. this is not something unique to the v.a. >> not just obama. democrats and republicans together have defended the v.a. >> i agree. >> it's been going on for a while. here is sound on tape of a hearing today with senator john mccain talking about this. >> treating those to whom we owe the most so callously, so ungratefully is unconscionable and we should all be ashamed. >> this needs to be a wake-up call. the practices of intimidation and cover-ups have to change. >> sometimes you have to have some heads roll in order to get the system to shape up. any allegation, any adverse
incident like this makes me in addition as hell. i could use stronger language here, mr. chairman, but in deference to the committee i won't. >> it's just -- does this lead anywhere, is this more symbolic outrage like hash tag activism? >> it's mostly symbolic outrage. some of us are mad at hell. i am. i blef that john mccain is. and in the midst of all that you have bernie sanders saying, well, don't rush to judgment. i mean, there are people out there that just don't seem to understand that lives were lost here and that more lives will be lost in the future if this situation isn't rectified. and if there isn't some order brought to the chaos, i don't care if you can't fix the problem tomorrow. what i care about is it's your priority today to figure out a way to fix it. and to make it a top priority. this had is going on months. it's over a month we're talking about this. i don't see anything being done. >> keep in mind, battlefield medicine has come a long, long way, particular true about afghanistan and iraq. some normally who would have
died came back with egregious, egregious injuries. and there are hundreds of tos of them. >> that's an amazing story. it really is. when had you see a lot of young men and women who are missing limbs but are leading full lives, normally would have been dead. >> yes. >> incredible. that's a good point. you mentioned bernie sanders. bernie sanders did something that only bernie sanders would do. he blamed all of this i believe on the koch brothers or mentioned the kochs. didn't he? >> right now as we speak a concerted effort to undermine the v.a. so the point is, you have government eventy itself, social security, enormously popular, medicare, enormously popular, postal service popular, v.a. popular. what are the problems? the problems is that will all of these are large governmental institutions and you have folks out there now, koch brothers and others, who want to radically
change the nature of society. >> hitting the koch again. >> i could not agree with him more. >> really? >> i think the koch brothers would do away with big government institutions like social security, medicare and v.a. >> that's good. >> you think it's good. i think most people don't think it is. >> they wouldn't have secret waiting lists that end up killing veterans. >> i see. they're all going to -- >> funny he didn't mention medicaid, which is another program that completely stifrpgs because it's run by the government and nowhere else for poor people to go because there's no competition. you have to give him credit, though. he finds the way to weave the koch brothers into every conversation. >> i could do that, too. >> i actually believe that. they're so generous. >> they are. i tell you, the ballet and the philharmonic are just terrific charities. i think that's great. >> you know, they also haven't given money to hospitals. just forget about that. next on "the five," the gray
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yesterday "new york times" executive editor jill abraabram was fired and one report claims that she dared ask superiors for an equal salary to her predecessor. many are charging the "new york times" with hypocrisy. who can blame them when you see head likes like these. pay gap is because of gender, not jobs. moving past gender barriers to negotiate a raise. my personal favorite, how to attack the gender wage gap. speak up. arthur saulz burger. responded earlier say, kwoel, it ask simply not true that jill's compensation was significantly less than her predecessors. her pay is comparable to that of earlier executive editors. former "new york times" reporter leslie bennett is saying she actually alleges there's a long history of sexism at the grey
lady. >> they pay lip service. they write editorials. but the fact is, you know, by a lot of other indices, they're still unbelievably sexism. >> what do you think, eric? do you think this is hypocrisy on the part of the "new york times" or something more? >> for me, the biggest problem is the hypocrisy. couple of the headlines you read, countless, countless headlines on gender inequality. definitely towing that line and then this happens. it's not that they paid abramson less than they paid keller because in my world, you pay what you can pay. you pay what you pay. you pay for the person that you're hiring, not whether she's she, he, black, white. they're an employer, a for profit entity. they want to keep their expenses down. i don't have a problem with paying her less. i have a problem firing her when she asks about it. they fire her. oh, there's a big pay gap, gender gap in america and that
needs to be fix ed. >> the "new york times" is refuting these reports. there seems to be in light of anonymous sources in the new yorker which makes me think as a former press second maybe it's abramson and herself. are you buying the sexism argument or maybe the "new york times" can't keep up with an evolving digital footprint from competitors. >> it is fun to nail them in p hypocri hypocrisy. you find out the arsonist is a volunteer fireman. they've been accusing others of this very sin and now they're being accused of it. it's great because they've always lectured us rubes on fair pay. it couldn't happen to a nicer bunch of hip had credits. but she could be a jerk. women in this day of age can can be horrible bosses, too. that's pat of equal rights. she has a reputation of being pretty hard and maybe that didn't work out well. but you know what? it wasn't the problem with the pay. it's the documents.
she wasn't just the editor. they had her clean the offices after, which i thought was sexist. >> jedediah, the old feminist think is everything bad that happens to a woman is because she's a woman. maybe there is something to greg's theory. look at the stock prices when her predecessor bill keller was named editor. it closed at $43 a share. when she was named editor, it's $7 a share. now it's $14 a share. buzz feed reported that the "new york times" has been circulating reports that they can't compete with buzz feed, the huffington post. they're not making the money they used to. maybe she just was not performing. >> right. isn't it more about performance and experience? i mean, i don't think you should automatically get the same salary as somebody else who did a job before you just because you hold the same job. i mean, you're looking at a long list of resume, ability to deal with people. there should be a number of other factors. i think it's insulting to woman to say, well, because i'm a woman, i deserve the same salary as this person. no. give me a starting salary you think i deserve. let me prove myself.
it's not about gender. that's so demeaning to women, women who use their gender to say, i deserve this and that because i'm a woman. what are we, back 50 years? that's not how it works. >> i wish. >> she was a very gender focussed reporter. but she had a tendency to be koo kooky. she had a tattoo of a subway token p. we have a picture of her boxing. she wrote a book about puppies. i'm not saying that's bad. greg would probably buy something like that. >> the tattoo. >> could she be a little cokook? i'm not saying there aren't equal pay issues in the media because there are. but is this a occasion of that? >> i've known her a long time. there are probably attributes to her had, i've always liked her very much, but she can be very tough and there are other things that have gone on under her tenure that have caused friction at the times. the other things is that keller was there a lot longer than she was. my guess is as a result of that he probably got paid more than had she did.
this thing about, if any newspaper is probably not going to get caught on he a sexism rap, it will be the "new york times." there's a lot of smart women in there. i don't know who the broad was who said it was sexist. >> broad. you are the greatest. i don't know who that broad was. who could that broad be. >> what's wrong with that? >> drives me nutses, there's a media convulsion going on in manhattan over the story, that the rest of america doesn't give a damn about. her employment pales in comparison to their employment. there are people working right now trying to find jobs. they don't care about this person, right? >> i agree. it's totally out of touch. the media circles, eric, i don't know if you recognize this, but if you read the blogs they talk about how a woman was ousted because she wasn't paid the same as a man was. and she was ousted by an african-american man. so some of the blogs were saying this sounds like the hillary clinton excuse.
>> i've heard something -- i think this is a ridiculous thing to say. what are they going to do? they're painting themselves in the corner. if they pay the new guy less than her, it's racist. if they pay more than her, it's sexi sexist. if they pay him the same, it's both. bob is 100% right. keller was there longer. i think we've all agreed that it's not that the pay was given. maybe the hypocrisy. >> i still don't see what's wrong with broad. >> you're bring bringing that word back. >> what's wrong with it? >> it's actually a compliment. broad is a woman you can hang out and drink with, right? >> yeah. >> you know what, bob? call me a broad. i'll take it. ahead on "the five," other workers who want higher pay, fast food employees. a lot of them walked off the job today across the country to fight for that. will they get their wish? that's up next.
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fast food workers broke out the protest signs today in 150 american cities demanding their employers hike their minimum wage 100% to 15 bucks an hour. think about that the next time you reach into your wallet and fork out bigger and bigger bucks for that burrito or burger. bob, for the life -- $15 an hour? to flip a burger and pull french fries out of a -- come on. come on. >> are you suggesting that's not a real job, a demeaning job? i'm with them completely. i think frankly $15 is a little low. they're doing work. just think about it this way if you would. if they're getting an average of
$8, $8.85, a 40-hour work week, you're in poverty. you can't support a family of four. in that case, you're working at a job that generates poverty. >> listening to a liberal discuss business is like watching a cat do calculus. this is not about a person supporting a family. the minimum wage is for somebody who stays on a rung temporarily and then moves on. if you don't like making the 7 bucks an hour, you work there until you find a job to make more money. but the reason why you have that minimum wage is so more young people, young people can be hired. so they enter the workforce at a young age. nobody wants to open a business now because of this. because you can't explain the common sense principles behind it. and these guys, a lot of people who run businesses don't even take a salary. they work to the bone until the day they die. they're the most giving people, people who run businesses.
>> who, guys who run mcdonald's? >> people who run a franchise won't take a dime. >> or start a fwiz. >> start a new business or innovate. just try something new. hold on, let me get everyone in here. ang, the cbo scored a minimum wage increase from $7.25 to $10.10. they said 500,000 people will lose their jobs if we did that. these guys want 100% from whatever they're average salary is, $8 an hour, to $15. >> you know who they should be protesting? if they really were serious about this. their congressman and senators. because if immigration reform goes through, all of these mcdonald's employees and if i'm a mcdonald's executive, i would stick this out and i would fight for immigration reform and say, okay, you don't want to show up for work? you want to picket. that's okay because the labor pool is about to become gigantic. and there will be hundreds of applicants and new employees who are going to be documented workers able to take these jobs. if you don't like it, you can go
somewhere else. >> what do you think is going to happen? something has to give. if you're going to double it your payroll as an employer, you're either going to fire people or -- >> you're going to fire people. who will suffer, young skilled workers and young workers. a lot of these workers are between 16 and 19. that needs to be explained. just a little political pivot. the republican party needs to figure out where they stand on this issue. i have seen so many conflicting things. rick santorum and mitt romney has come out in support of raising the minimum wage, a lot of conservatives say this is not helpful for low skilled workers. and i think they need to sort of agree and come to terms with this because the inequality issue is constantly raised by the left. you don't care about low skilled workers, about the little guy. this argument really needs to come home and hit home. i think the people who are not on the side of raising the minimum wage are on the side of the little guy that the left always says we don't care about. >> the greedy dude. >> by the way, i'm waiting to
see the first guy who owns mcdonald's that costs $1.5 million who doesn't take money home. come on! >> ever seen them working there? they actually work there. >> that's great. they own it, right? >> and there's a lot of older people who work at mcdonald's. >> they could actually do this. if you raise it to $15, they will automate the whole system. you won't be able to ask someone for your order. you'll talk into a microphone and all of your stuff will come out whether it's drive-through or there. >> as soon as these performance -- if you give them a minimum, there's no incentive to be a better employee or get a raise on your own. >> i went to mcdonald's, and the ambiance. >> mcdonald's aawesome. >> i haven't been to one of these elitist -- what's the -- >> starbucks. >> i've never been to starbucks. i've been to mcdonald's bathrooms and they're terrible. but that doesn't matter. >> by the way, if your logic
held, you will never be happy with how high minimum wage is, make it $100 an hour. >> that's fine. >> are you paying? >> if you put $15 an hour, people will spend money and the cbo will be proved wrong. >> wow. next on "the five," you know how beyonce's sister went wild on jay-z in the elevator? whoopi goldberg thinks he could have smacked her down. earth to whoopi. that's assault, babe.
i'm trace gallagher live in the west coast news hub. breaking news out of san diego county. nine wildfires are burning. we want to focuses on the san marcos fire, the big threat right now. they have just notified us. they have now asked 13,000 more people to evacuate their homes, bringing the number well above 20,000 evacuees.
we will keep you up to speed on this breaking news out of southern california. i'm trace gallagher. now back to "the five." tomorrow will mark the end of an era. barbara walters will be retiring from television after a remarkable 53-year career. today on "the view" all 11 current and former co-hosts gathered together to pay tribute to the broadcast legend. here's some of that. >> i had such good times with each of you, and i mean it when i say that i love you. >> i just have to do this. i have to do this. >> oh, my baby. >> it's just an honor to be here. >> you really do well professionally. >> this is like the last supper with barbara. >> what do you miss most about sitting at the table? >> fighting with the skinny one right here.
no. >> i knew it! >> barbara, you have on your right arm something that i wa wanted you to have to represent all 11 of us. there is a charm for each one of the women whose lives you changed at "the view" with your name in a heart. we will forever be in your debt. we love you. >> i am in your debt because you're the world's greatest. >> i know how you feel about it. that's a lot of women in a room, greg. could you handle it? >> two word put together that will make every man vomit through his eyeballs. an emitting circle of hell. >> i thought it was nice. >> she had such a long career. >> whoopi sells urinary products. >> terrible. >> i thought it was great to see them all around the table. these are women who overed years have agreed, disagreed. they all have an immense amount of respect for each other. i don't see this as an exit from tv. i think she'll come back and do interesting things, too. >> i don't think barbara walters
can probably stay away from working. her book "audition" is exceptional, and any woman in television news looks to barbara walters as an icon real really. she did blaze a trail in a time when women were not -- greg. >> terrible human being. >> i'm sorry. >> she did blaze a trail. >> terrible. >> anyway. >> never mind. you guys have ruined it for everybody. >> i want to know how all those girls gathered around a table. you couldn't hear a single thing. it's typical. 11 of broads around a table. sorry. girls around a table. who could hear anybody? >> i heard them perfectly fine. you need more practice. >> women know how to do that. they know to discern voices. we can't do that. >> that's exactly right. >> it's not the love circle you
mentioned. >> i don't know. why did rosie have to come in on elisabeth, the skinny one right here. >> guys, i want to shift over. we have a clip that's really interesting that whoopi created a little bit of controversy in something that she said icht want you to take a look to what she said and get some men's opinions on this. >> i think solange was quite ready for him to do whatever he was going to do. but you know, this is the thing. if anybody hits you, you have the right. i know that many people are raised in a very different way. but if a woman hits you, to me, you have the right to hit her back. just like you say to little kids -- >> not you. a man. >> fight like a man. >> if i slap a man, he has a right to slap me back. >> obviously he's talking about the interaction in the elevator between jay-z and solange. full disclosure, i agree with her. >> no way. my mama taught me there is never, ever a reason to raise
your hand to a woman no matter what, even if she's beating on you. you just don't do it. jay-z didn't do it to his credit. we got the good one. elisabeth hasselbeck. we got the good one. >> i agree. >> i don't agree with whoopi in a certain way. i got bit by a woman in the collar don bone so i had to pun her. the other way i was going to die. she was crazy. >> so you hit a woman? >> yeah. and if -- >> why would i ever admit that? >> why wouldn't i? >> it's horrible. >> it's absolutely a true. don't start with me, you wuss. you wouldn't hit a woman? >> never. >> some woman is beating the hell out of you, you wouldn't -- >> i just want to add, i'm kind of with eric. i think from a biological standpoint it's hard for you to do it no matter what happens. but i have to say i do love my whoopi goldberg because whoopi will say what's on her mind.
she is a true feminist because she says, if a girl hits you, you can hit a girl. she doesn't give a damn what people think. out of that group, i love that whoopi. >> can i just say you ridiculed the ladies of "the view." you completely devolved it into a mess of testosterone and violence. sexual innuendo. next on "the five," an emotional day in new york city where a ceremony was held to open the 9/11 newseum in manhattan. a lot of events but one in particular we want you to see. don't go away. altimore where most people probably know that geico could save them money on car insurance, right? you see the thing is geico, well, could help them save on boat insurance too. hey! okay...i'm ready to come in now.
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the air was filled with smoke. it was dark. they could barely see. it seemed as if there was no out way out. a young man in his 20s, strong, emerged from the smoke and over his nose and his mouth he wore a red chand kerchief. he led those survivors down the stairs to safety and carried a woman on his shoulders down 17 flights. then he went back, back up all those flights. he was just 24 years old with a broad smile and a bright future. today as we saw on our tour, one of his red handkerchiefs is on display in this museum. and from this day forward, all those who come here will have a chance to know the sacrifice of
a young man who, like so many, gave his life so others might live. >> you know, eric, i know you love friends there that day. how does all of this make you feel? there's been a lot of controversy getting to it, to finally open it up. is it difficult for you? >> i lost a lot of friends. i actually had -- i was in the building -- look, everyone has a story about where they were on that it day. rather than do that, i think it's long overdue. i'm glad it's it finally open. i was there when they were building will it. some of my stuff is actually in the museum. it's so powerful. piece of advice, if you have kids, bring them here. a lot of kids don't understand what happened on 9/11. it will certainly explain it to them. it's a huge, huge part of american history that every kid should know. come see that museum. it's incredible. >> i think about the generation that was impacted most by 9 it/11, the most who saw it. it must have been the equivalent
of pearl harbor for that generation, to see something as big as that and as consuming as that was. >> it's amazing. what an inspirational young man. i was there that day and i have to tell you i ran for my life. i wouldn't have had the courage to go back into the building and save those people. when i heard this story it was heartbreaking but i can't even begin to imagine the pride his parents must feel knowing they raised a young man who had the guts to go back into that building and risk his own life to save other people. that should be a lesson to us all, every single day about coming together and helping others. this man has inspired me on so many levels. i'm really grateful to have heard his story. >> i don't want to put a bad note on this, but andrea, let me ask you, there was a lot of controversy that the police and the fire did nmen did not have same radios. the radios were built but not handed out. for that reason, they weren't able to communicate with each other which caused the death of a number on both sides. is there a lesson here to be learned about how to do this right?
i mean, in other words, we talked about those guys who broke into now the best protected building in the world, the new freedom tower, yet they went up there and parachuted off the thing. >> rather than focusinging on police radios and could that have saved lives, the reason these people were killed was because of radical islam. you asked eric how the story makes him feel. you know how it makes me feel? angry. because president obama has stood in front of the country and says we are not at war with radical islam. there's no mention in that speech that this is what happens when radical islamists succeed. >> there's a movie there that uses the word "radical islami s islamists" that's gotten a lot of heat from people. i can't imagine why. they were radical islam ammists who took down the buildings. simple as that. >> today we saw a lot about the victims and we have to remind ourselves the terrorists didn't know the victims. they only knew the target. the target was the united states
because it's the greatest country ever. and evil knocked on our door and we have to remind ourselves to answer that door every day with a rain of death on terrorists and their sympathizers. we have to be eternally vigilant. long after we're dead, radical islam will be there waiting for an opportunity and they must be crushed. >> and including in that those of you who are muslims who should speak up for yourselves, one more thing is up next
. it's time for "one more thing". >> one of our producers saw this this morning. check this out on fox and friends. look at that guy. that dude is showing the five symbol. sorry, brgrowing, i know drives you crazy. >> he has a hand disease. help me with my hand it disease. >> either that or the five. speaking of the five, our twitter handle is now at the tooif. if you're following already, you'll receive our twoetz. if you're not following us, go to twitter, hit the follow button. we have over 137,000 followers right now. let's get that thing up to a million. i want to see a million followers for the five on twitter. a million. >> what do you think? >> i say we do that. absolutely. i can't get mine to work, but -- >> that's probably a good thing, bob. calling everybody broads.
andrea? >> just don't say you can't get your handle to work in public. people might not get it. >> i've been following this story for a long time, actor jason patric won a huge victory yesterday in a california appeals court. he sat down with me for an exclusive today to talk about what's next. >> i wanted to leave a path and not just a path but a noble path. if i can't be talking to him every night like we used to, talk about the day and teach him about the day and what it meant, i'm teaching from afar and leaving a big, big path and a lot of evidence to let him know, this is how you fight a noble fight. this is how you stand up for something, why you stand up for something. that's why it's stand up for gus. and he's going to see that. >> he's still fighting for custody. we'll stay on the story. >> bob. >> in the sudan, a muslim country, a woman who is eight months pregnant who is a christian is going to be hanged
because she refuses to adopt islam as her religion. now all i can say about that is, i think we all have more to say about it, but i don't know about the rest of you, but being in a country where they kill people because they want to have their own freedom of religion is barbar barbaric, disgraceful. it is exidisgusting. if that's what you stand for, apox on you. >> a supermodel decided to join the bring back our girls hash tag but posted a topless photo of herself in the process. i appreciate her effort to get behind the cause of the abducted girls, but it's not about you, lady. this is about the girls. maybe do something in a little better taste next time. she wanted it to be about her girls. >> but it worked because she just got 2 million people, 3 million people to see that. >> they're not looking at the girls. that's the problem. >> we've got to it go. what, bob? >> i was going to ask you what you have to say. >> i've got to get out of here.
they're braping me up, doing the fist. when somebody does this with their fist in tv land, that means you have to go. don't forget to set your dvr so you never miss an episode of eye the five." a top senate democrat wants the fbi involved in the v.a. investigation. republicans press president obama to live up to his promises about veterans while his veterans secretary takes the hot seat on capitol hill. this is "special report." good evening, i'm bret baier. few issues can deeply divide republicans and departments like veterans care. both part eighties took care trying to figure out what had is wrong with the way america treats its war heroes and how to fix it. ed henry is at the white house with the question of ac