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thank you to everyone who responded. we're going to have to try that restaurant. it is in our neck of the woods when we go home. >> we appreciate you joining us today. >> have a good day. "fox & friends" starts right now. >> bye. good morning. it is wednesday, october 8. i'm elisabeth hasselbeck. we begin with a fox news alert. do you know who this >> we're here in the 17th division military base just outside the city of iraqa. >> he could be an american and the f.b.i. wants your help identifying the voice you just heard. >> meanwhile, the president famously dodged this question. >> did he tell you, secretary panetta, it was a terrorist attack? >> you know what he told me was there was an attack on our compound. >> he didn't use the word terror. >> this morning he, the former secretary of defense, leon panetta,
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telling what he really did tell the president the night of the attack in benghazi. >> routine traffic stop ends with shattered glass and a stun gun. >> oh [bleep] >> that family says it's excessive force but you have not heard the whole story yet. we'll play you the tape and maybe you can decide because mornings are better with friends. >> you're watching "fox & friends." and if you ain't, why not? >> larry has a new song. he's set up over there. he's in the green room sucking down some of the free coffee. actually he was outside a while ago. i think he was looking at the lunar eclipse. >> that is one big sight in the sky. >> kind of scary it looks. we're a couple of weeks
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away from halloween and you've got this scary cloud, the lunar eclipse. maria will join us later on and we'll talk more about it. >> i challenge you a galaxy. >> without further competition, great to see you guys again. we have a neart for you now. -- we have a fox news alert for you now. do you know who this terrorist is? >> we're here in the 17th division military base just outside the city of iraqa. >> he could be american. and now the f.b.i. wants you to help them figure out who it could be. peter doocy is live in washington. what is the f.b.i.'s strategy? are they really asking americans to step up? >> they are, elisabeth. the f.b.i. believes there are a dozen americans fighting alongside isis and one of them is now heard speaking with a north american accent in this clip the f.b.i. is
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circulating. they want people to listen to his voice, see the little bit of his face that is uncovered and help figure out who this masked militant is. >> we're here with the soldiers of bashad. you can see them digging their graves in the very place they were stationed, the very place they are stationed terrorizing people [inaudible] carried out on these same soldiers by the brothers from the mujahedin. behind them you can see the officer's residents filled with blut -- bullet holes. >> the f.b.i. says the propaganda highlighted features a fluent english speaker and appears to be a highly stylized recruitment tools. we know many americans who joined isis or tried to hailed from the minneapolis area. a few months ago.
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the f.b.i. gave business cards to community leaders there with a special tip line and a request for a call any time an american hinted at joining a terrorist group overseas. for everyone who did not get a business card there is a website f.b.i..gov/isiltip. >> the accent north american, it could be canadian. they have these bashar al-assad, his military there, and they're digging holes and that's going to be their graves. they will be shot and whoever is left wilbur rhythm. that is how barbaric these guys are and how horrific. it is a hell on earth over there especially when you think about what is about to happen in kobani as a massacre, as martin dempsey said yesterday, is about to
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take place while the turks watch and we wait. >> 150,000 civilians fled to the turkish border when you hear general tem is -- dempsey say is about to fall. how many more parts of the world will have to get into isis' hands? >> it seems like the president will get a handle what is going on in isis today. for the second time in his presidency he's going to go to the pentagon for a briefing. that's right i said for the second time in his presidency he's going for a briefing. >> in between fund-raising in new york and greenwich. >> he's going to work at the pentagon today because then he's going out to the west coast for more fund-raising. leon panetta has a new book out called "worthy fights." he certainly had one last night with bill o'reilly over what happened at the administration during his
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tenure this. he was, of course, director of the c.i.a., secretary of defense as well. it's clear that -- and we've heard mr. panetta say this before -- that obama made some mistakes in iraq. now as it turns out he made some real doozies in benghazi as well. listen. >> did you use the word terror attack? >> i used the word attack, that this was an attack by terrorists. >> you said attack by terrorists. all right, so attack by terrorists. i want you to listen to this sound bite. roll it. >> did he tell you, secretary panetta, it was a terrorist attack? >> you know what he told me was, there was an attack on our compound. >> he didn't use the word terror? >> you know, in the heat of the moment, bill, what folks are focused on is what's happening on the ground. do we have eyes on it? how can we make sure our folks -- >> i want to get this on the record. did he tell you it was a terror attack? >> i'm answering your
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question. what he said to me was we've got an attack on our compound. we don't know yet who's doing it. >> disingenuous? >> look, come on -- >> disingenuous? >> we told the president there is an attack that's going on, that terrorists are involved in the attack. >> let me stop you there. the audience can make their own determination. >> of course. >> and it turns out the national security advisor susan rice famously goes out and says it was all about a video. when leon panetta was asked about that he said that is what the c.i.a. told him. it is a circuitous trip which brings you to one conclusion, the administration did not want to talk about terror. al qaeda flourishing in a place we took out a brutal dictator. therefore the president was able to run on that successfully in 2012. >> in february 2013,
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panetta told lindsey graham that the biggest problem that night, senator, quote, is nobody knew what was going on there. he then went on to say 72 hours later there that he did characterize benghazi as a terrorist attack in a closed door session with that same committee there and then following that. he then said yes this was a terrorist attack. he mentioned that behind closed doors and then susan rice went out even with that information days later on a media tour saying quite the opposite. >> you've got to remember the president was running for reelection and he didn't want the facts to get in the way of him getting another four years. >> he talked about isis, he talked about putin and the pakistani doctor yesterday. the same as with secretary of defense gates and the same as with leon panetta and the same with some other officials -- hillary clinton has done it publicly and in her book. the president does not make quick decisions. he seems reluctant to listen to military advisors and he approaches things
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like a law professor rather than the passion of a leader. that is a direct quote similar to what the other two leading officials said. >> last night dana pre-- per ino summed it up like this. >> leon panetta is the third national security official, and this is not low-level people. these are not nobodies writing books that want to become somebodies. these are not people that seek fortune. they don't need fame. the three of them gave clinton and panetta, i counted it up, 90 years of collective experience. they are talking about the history of the world. they are worried about the position of the united states. all of them are saying publicly in their books that they gave different advice to president obama and that he decided to go in a different direction. >> that's pretty clear. we've heard from all these people who have written these books and leon panetta, this is very
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embarrassing for the administration, is that they had given him advice and he simply doesn't take it. why would he take it? in the first 15 minutes of his administration he won a nobel peace prize. he's been told by the mainstream media for the last few years he's the smartest person that could be. why listen to those people when he could come up with it himself? as leon panetta made it very clear last night, he's made a lot of mistakes. >> and also too nervous to make a decision. that doesn't sound like the confidence to make a decision that you need. at ten minutes after the hour you wonder if there is light at the end of the tunnel because there is so much at stake. >> coming up, martin dempsey is again speaking out on isis and the president's strategy there isn't working. we'll hear more of that coming up. as well we're going to speak to tonto, one of the security officials in benghazi, his reaction to leon panetta's reaction. >> meanwhile on this wednesday morning there is a big fire in yosemite.
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>> yosemite national park in california. moments ago we learned a pilot fighting a fire there was found dead. he was flying alone in his air tanker when something went terribly wrong. look at the flames right here and the black smoke. his plane crashed into the side of a steep cliff near the entrance of the park. witnesses say they saw parts of that plane tumbling down off that cliff. the fire the pilot was fighting was 130 acres. a fierce gun battle leaves a police captain shot in the head. it was a six-hor standoff -- six-hour standoff in chicago that just ended. one suspect dead and another in custody. a 30-year police veteran was shot in the head and in the chest as he was trying to serve a warrant to daniel brown. brown was hiding out in an apartment complex. he was wanted for a triple shooting in indianapolis. the police captain is expected to be okay. brand-new pictures of
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ebola doctors. look at these new hazmat suits. they look more like astronauts than doctors. they're getting ready to fight ebola. they are among doctors and nurses who volunteered to treat any ebola patients who may show up at the iewft of chicago's -- university of chicago's medical center and that is their protective gear. >> in spain they're trying to figure out the nurse who was treating that fellow who died, how did she wind up with ebola? she was wearing this suit. they can't figure it out. >> and a dog might have it too. >> not so long. >> they're going to euthanize the dog. there has been a petition. 100,000 people signed it saying you've got to let the nurse's dog live but the country of spain is saying no. >> this is a routine traffic stop ending with this. >> oh [bleep].
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[screaming] >> that family inside the car said the police used excessive force but you haven't heard the whole story yet. we're going to play you the entire tape so you can decide. >> they're supposed to be some of the smartest students in the world. >> what is a bigger threat to world peace? america or isis? >> to world peace? oh, america. >> in many ways i have to think it's america. >> well, of course. find out what else these kids at harvard had to say as we roll along live from new york city. ♪
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a key city in the turkish syrian border area teetering on the verge of collapse and general martin dempsey chairman of the joint chiefs of staff now saying this is one battle that may be lost to isis as early as today. >> i am fearful that kobani will fall. we have been striking when we can. isil is a learning enemy and they know how to maneuver and how to use populations and concealment. i have no doubt that isil
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will conduct the same kind of horrific atrocities if they have the opportunity to do so. >> is this proof the president's strategy is not working? let's ask former congressman and chairman of the house intelligence committee pete hoekstra. how big a deal, if kobani falls out of the turkish border while the turks watch. >> it is a huge deal. what it says to the rest of the world but especially the kinds of people isis is trying to recruit from, we're being successful. we're the winning organization. the americans, british, the french, they got involved 30 days ago and guess what? we're still winning, we're still gaining territory, we're still making progress. our vision for a caliphate is moving forward. >> a lot of people keep saying how did we get here? can we pinpoint where this all changed? and you indicate look no further than 2011. you say what about that? >> one of the key things that happened in 2011 there was cad -- qaddafi for
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eight years. i had the opportunity to meet with this guy three different times. he's no saint but for eight years he did everything we asked him to do. he helped us fight radical jihadists. and in 2011 this administration -- >> gave up his nuclear weapons. >> gave up his nuclear weapons. says this guy needs to go. when we met with him, he was always nervous about the radical jeedz in derna and benghazi. these cities sent more people to fight than any other part of the middle eat. we got rid of qaddafi. the jihadists and benghazi, they took over libya but they then also took the training that they received from nato, the weapons. it's an open secret. >> absolutely. >> qaddafi was the lid on the garbage can, kept all the garbage in there as was the case of a number of countries over this. the big question now chairman is what do we do?
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the president says i'm going to drop bombs from airplanes. we're not going to have anybody actually report for doot on the ground. >> you're going to have to have boots on the ground. turkey could help right now. remember, it's also not a one-front war anymore. it's no longer just isis and syria in iraq. it is also isis and libya. 12 different radical jihadist groups across the middle east and africa have now aligned themselves with isis in three of these countries within the last two or three weeks, they're already beheading people, embracing the tactics, the brutal barbaric activities of isis. it's spreading. >> you're one of the leading experts on terror, always have been. coming up straight ahead. >> this week right here on "fox & friends," you heard the country's two top health officials say we will control this ebola outbreak but we cannot close the borders. so do you believe them? brand-new dials on that
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top of the hour, we have quick headlines for you now. happening today, an appeals court will decide whether the f.b.i.'s national security letters into obtain ntion on customers -- obtain information on banks and other business violates free speech rights. twitter is suing the f.b.i. and d.o.j. to release information about government surveillance. the social network is asking the feds to publish their requests for user information saying it is their first amendment right.
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the supreme court to rule whether hourly workers should get paid for waiting in line to pass their security checks. staffing solutions says extra pay is not required because it is not related to jb -- job duties but workers want to be compensated for spending up to 25 extra minutes waiting there. >> let's see what the public thinks about this. fears of an ebola outbreak steering panic across the country but as the president and other officials try to reassure the nation, are they doing more harm than good? let's ask this woman. she took the pulse of the people with her focus group. thank you, leigh. we're going to roll the clip, see what the public said and get your analysis. first here's tom frieden. he was on with us and he talked about what is at stake now that we have one case over in dallas. >> i understand that americans are scared about ebola, but you have to put it in perspective. there will not be a large
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ebola outbreak in the u.s. we stop it here by public health measures that track patients. that is being done in texas. by hospital infection control that if done right will prevent any health care workers from getting it. we're not going to have the kind of outbreak here in any way, shape or form compared to what is happening in africa. >> your group gave him an f. >> they did. i think what happened here is two things. first of all, he's tried to empathize but he did a really poor job of it. he said i understand people are scared but you have to put it in perspective, being dismissive of the whole thing. then he said something else that the group last night didn't like. that is we're not going to have it as bad as it is in africa. people say i hope not. we've got a better infrastructure. let's talk about what we're doing here. >> it is like saying we didn't think it was going to be as bad. that's not the ground we were hoping for. here's another official also talking about this on monday on our show.
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same situation. watch the dials. >> well, from a public health standpoint, that really doesn't make any sense. it's understandable how people can figure that that might help, but when you completely seal off and don't let planes in or out of the west african countries involved, then you could paradoxically make things much worse in the sense that you can't get supplies in, you can't get help in, you can't get the kinds of things in this that we need to contain the epidemic. and the best way to protect america is to suppress the epidemic in west africa. >> should we just seal the border? your group gave him a d-plus. that's his answer. >> the point here is that he really didn't do a whole lot to inspire confidence but he did two things people really liked. one, he made a distinction between commercial flights and rescue flights and that helped put things in
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context. the second thing he did really well was to say that what we must do is protect america. we must do all that we can to protect america. and that inspired some confidence in folks we spoke to. >> let's talk about the president of the united states now. on september 16, he went down to atlanta to find out where ebola was going, and then he spoke out about it on monday. did he reassure the american people? let's listen and monitor. >> it is important for americans to know the facts, and that is that because of the measures that we've put in place as well as our world-class health system and the nature of the ebola virus itself, which is difficult to transmit, the chances of ebola outbreak in the united states is extremely low. >> democrats gave him much more, almost double the republicans. >> this is the biggest divide we saw all night. >> they graded him a d-plus.
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>> it is a d-plus. this is a grade the people gave him, wasn't necessary had i what i think. they did agree on one thing. he said the chance of an ebola outbreak in the u.s. is extremely low. extremely low, that doesn't really inspire confidence. in fact, made people more upset and a little bit more afraid than they were in the beginning. >> absolutely because we see one case and hear other things happening overseas and we were told that wasn't going to happen. leigh carter, thanks so much. one minute before the bottom of the hour. coming up, a routine traffic stop ends with this [screaming] >> oh [bleep] [screaming] [ >> that family says police used excessive force. we'll play the entire tape and you can decide. >> he's a pizza delivery guy by day but wants to be the next senator of north carolina. meet the man shaking up things from his own
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[tape speeding up] >> thank you for understanding, sir. >> then he har -- pardoned him before thanksgiving. >> he had his last call yesterday, saudi arabia. it was u.a.e., then it was turkey. >> he called to apologize for telling the truth. his problem was he said something in public he shouldn't have said. >> exactly. >> it happens. >> forced them into alliance or keep it down. let's not talk about the past. let's be on the same team. >> three for three with apologies there. >> the video you're about to see is creating strong reaction on both sides. take a look at how this traffic stop ends. [screaming] >> the guy in the passenger's seat says police in hammond, indiana
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used excessive force. the officers say they had no choice. >> heather childers has been following this story all night. she joins us now with both sides of the story because it is all caught on tape. >> it absolutely is. here is what we know so far. before police smashed open that window, listen. >> are you going to open the door? >> why do you say somebody's not going to hurt you. people are getting shot by the police. [screaming] >> the officers then used a taser on the man. it started when police pulled him over for a seat belt violation. the man you can see struggled to find his i.d. officers, they became nervous when he climbed into the back seat to look for it. that's what they say. and then the man refused to open the door. during that time his girlfriend is on the phone with 911 saying that she fears for her life. >> what was the purpose of a gun? and now they asking me to open my door so i can get out.
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i'm scared. if you pull out a gun, it's two kids in the back seat. >> the hammond police department defending the incident saying police were, quote, at all times acting in the interest of officer safety. but an attorney representing the victims says that's not the case. >> we also know that the two children involved that were in the back seat, you could hear them screaming, they were 7 and 14 years old. back to you. >> it was a seat belt violation they got pulled off on. they were asking for i.d. the passenger was not going to give i.d. one of the questions was do you want to be dragged out of the car in front of your kids or do you want to just open the door? the next thing you know, they smashed the window. >> apparently as well, adults in the car refused to follow what the police officers said. apparently when the driver was going back to get their i.d. in the back seat, the cop thought he was going for a gun or something else. and that's, according to
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police, why they had to bust the window. >> police asking for compliance. e-mail us. let us know what you think about this? is it excessive force or excessive resistance to this basic law and request by police. e-mail us, facebook or twitter. >> it is shocking video when you see it if you don't know the whole story. >> the sound of it, tough to listen to. let us know your thoughts. in the meantime we'll turn to heather nauert. >> we've got new news from overseas. perhaps not surprising news to bring you right now. fox news alert, iraq downed an iraqi -- isis downed an iraqi helicopter, the pilot and copilot are dead. it is the second attack in a week and raises concerns about the ability of extremists to attack u.s. planes during airstrikes. this is new concerns that isis terrorists are crossing the mexican border
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into the united states. >> we caught them at the border. we know isis is coming across the border. if they catch five or ten of them, you know there's going to be dozens more that did not get caught by the border control. they are flying b-1 bombers bombing american cities. they are going to be bombing american cities coming from mexico. >> the common says at least ten isis fighters have been caught at the border so far. angry parents at a new jersey school board meeting last night after the district canceled its football season. officials at a high school canceled the season after allegations of harassment, intimidation and bullying. listen. >> i'm so heartbroken. >> why is that? >> because i like football. i don't think we should cancel it because of somebody's mistake. >> the district superintendent said the bullying was pervasive and widespread and they have zero tolerance for it. a criminal investigation is underway.
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a reporter was allegedly blocked from covering a democratic rally that featured first lady michelle obama. >> why are we not allowed in? >> there is very limited space. we have other reporters and other events that have to be able to get space. thanks for the interest. >> that is reporter adam tobias. he was trying to get into a campaign event for mary burke, a campaign for governor. he said he put credentials in days before. another reporter said she was told at a similar event in milwaukee not to speak to people in the crowd. here is a pop quiz. who is a greater threat to the world and world peace? america or isis? what students at harvard university said may surprise you. >> in many ways i think it is america because america is making decisions that are much more likely to
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affect the world. >> american imperialism and our protection of oil interests in the middle east are destabilizing the region. >> i don't think anyone would argue we didn't create the problem of isis ourselves. >> that video coming from the group campus reform. i wonder if they are coming up with that on their own. >> i would say take me to your professor. >> in which case they'll all get a's. >> princeton number one according to u.s. news. check this out, the second total lunar eclipse of the year is underway. maria, tell us about the blood moon. >> hi. good morning. that is a beautiful shot. that's from nasa. you can see the shading on the moon is already starting to turn red. that is why the lunar eclipse is also called a blood moon. we're going to figure out in the next hour why it does turn red. we have the peak of it
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ongoing right now. many people across north america could potentially see it if it is not chowedy out. one of those clays it is not cloudy is -- one of those places it is not cloudy is in northern wyoming. we have a photo to share with you. there is this image, beautiful shot. that was earlier in the overnight hours when you could see the moon starting to move into the earth's shadow. that is what a lunar eclipse is. across the northeast we do not have a good view at all. we have a storm system moving through and it is producing areas of rain across new england. that is why you have so much cloud cover out there. across the midwest things look good. you have clear skies out there. wyoming, you have good conditions and across parts of the west good conditions as well. one of the states that typically you would think you would have clear skies, arizona. we have tropical moisture moving in. we have a lot of clouds and areas of rain. a little unusual but that is what is going on out there. you can see on the radar, that rain moving through parts of new england and
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also through arizona. coming up later today into tomorrow we are going to start to see rain developing across parts of the central plains. otherwise temperature wise you're going to be on the hot side across parts of the southern plains. temperatures into the 90's in cities like dallas and del rio and also in the 90's across parts of yoak. let's head back -- across parts of oklahoma. let's head back inside. >> my sister just e-mailed me from ohio. she said you can see it clear as a bell. >> i'd love to see a picture. if she can send a picture, that would be great. >> put her on the payroll. >> we have enough doocys on the payroll here. we've got to get another one? >> this coming up, in a very tight race for the senate in north carolina the wild card candidate who may swing the senate is a pizza delivery man. he's live with a message for washington you've got
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they are the most expensive travel days. one million, how many book cops charles krauthammer has sold on his "new york times" bestseller "things that matter." congratulations, charles. >> tense moments as north carolina candidates debated last night in this very tight race for the u.s. senate. >> for the last year you sat on the foreign affairs committee and you missed half the meetings. you also chaired the subcommittee on emerging threats and you haven't had a single meeting on the threat of isis. >> a hometown newspaper called on him to resign because he missed so many days in the legislature. >> one person not invited to the debate last night is the one wild card candidate, a pizza delivery guy who may be the swing,
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the guy who could be a spoiler in the race for the u.s. senate. joining us is sean haugh, north carolina's libertarian senate candidate. good morning to you, sean. >> good morning. thanks for having me. >> that's one of the things you're hearing. if the balance of power in the u.s. senate is hanging on north carolina, if you're able to, and if you look at the latest poll, according to maris, kay hey gan is at 46%. you've got 7%. you could be a spoiler. what do you say to people who say he shouldn't be doing that. >> i think it's very important to have an alternative voice in this race. both of my opponents are for perpetual war and unsustainable debt. my campaign is about stopping all war and stop spending more money than we have. i think this is a message that people all across the political spectrum want to hear and are responding to very well. i'm happy to give people an
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alternative to the candidates offered by the democrats and republicans in this race. >> you see both the republican and democrat as pretty much the same person? >> well, there are differences between democrats and republicans, and in this race as well. but they're united on more war and continuing to raise more debt from people. and i found that as far as my effect on either of them in this race, it's actually fairly even. it depends on which poll you look at. if you look at it as me drawing from either of them, it seems to be about equal, and some polls even disagree that i might be drawing more from kay hagan than from tom tillis. i'm not concerned about that. >> maybe people who would not have voted may have picked up the phone and answered the poll. the main reason you're in is to get your message out that the united states
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should not be involved in any war anywhere. >> we've seen the results. we've had two wars in iraq and now we're starting a third one really. and this bombing campaign is the best recruitment tool that the islamic state group has. i read an article very recently that the u.n. observers in that syria have counted 65 money new volunteers for islamic state in the last month, which 1300 crossed the border from turkey. so they're able to use this bombing campaign of ours to recruit from all over the world faster than we could bomb them out of existence. >> sure. but of course, the rationale is we got to stop them over there before they come over here. sean haugh running for the senate in north carolina. thank you for joining us today. good luck to you. >> thank you for having me. i really appreciate it. visit my web site for all of my stands on the issues. >> will do. ten minutes before the top of the hour. coming up, a lot of people doubted the story told by the men on the ground during the
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talk about paradise pay, welfare funds being spent in exotic vacation spots like hawaii and the virgin islands. a watchdog report finds they withdrew $3.8 million out of state in just the past two years. and that's not all. welfare money is also being used in casinos, strip clubs and liquor stores. colorado state representative is outraged and he joins us now. good morning. thanks for being with us here. when you see these numbers,
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$3.8 million in the past two years, that's a big problem. i put this to you, how do you plan to specifically stop this spending of hard-earned tax dollars on vacation spots and strip clubs? >> good morning. thanks for having me it morning. it's concerning. we are talking about taxpayer money here being abused. while the program and the intention of the program is good, people who are finding themselves in bad situations to get a little help, those that abuse the program and go off and use the money in ways that you mentioned, going off and spending it in vegas or the caribbean is totally concerning. taxpayers trust the government's using the program to do what its intended benefit is. you see abuse like this, makes the taxpayers question it. >> of course. those who do need it question it as well. they should be helped by not having those abusing it being able to continue to do so. specifically what's going to happen? you going to audit the department here? they said -- we reached out to them, the human services
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department. they said they're willing to work with you moving forward. what's next? an audit? >> probably start with an audit. let's see how much the abuse and what degree. then probably legislation, if wo curtail some of this abuse so that the victims of it, really children in a lot of cases who should be getting this money for their benefit, are getting the money used for their intended purpose. >> okay. we thank you for joining us this morning. we'll stay on this. representative from the great state of colorado, thanks for getting up early here. >> thank you. take care. coming up, leon panetta worked under both president obama and bill clinton. so who is a better leader? he's going to answer that at the top of the hour. and why this little five-year-old just inked a deal to play for the utah jazz, using crayon, of course. ♪
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get an auto insurance quote and see why 92% of our members plan to stay for life. good morning. it is wednesday, october 8. i'm elisabeth hasselbeck. we begin with a fox news alert. do you know who this terrorist is? >> we're here in the 17th division military base just outside the city of aroka and here with the soldiers of bashar. >> he could be an american and the f.b.i. wants your help identifying this voice. wow. bill o'reilly puts the president's former secretary of defense and c.i.a. director on the spot. >> who is the better leader? bill clinton or barak obama? >> his answer straight ahead. meanwhile, your e-mail already pouring in this morning on this story. a routine traffic stop ends with
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this. >> what led up to that? did the police officers use excessive force or were their actions justified? we're going to report and you will decide as you do each and every morning right here on the fox news channel because mornings are better with you. >> this is blake shelton. i've been drinking and i'm watching "fox & friends". >> there you go. thank you very much. that's the blake we know. he was up drinking last night. he probably was taking a look at the lunar eclipse. >> right about that. >> #lunareclipse trending right now. you've been tweeting us photos from all across the united states. will tweets, watching the lunar eclipse from mississippi. jonathan tweets, watching the lunar eclipse, blood moon from
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kentucky this morning with my astronomy partner. look at him. >> a telescope in the closet. >> i love these. >> that is a live picture from nasa, i believe, of the blood moon. >> keep the photos coming. makes us all feel together. i like it. >> see if we can see the flag that's still threw. >> you look real close. you know, you can, if you're on mtv. >> if you're on mtv? that's true. >> the logo. >> oh, okay. >> by the way, we have a fox news alert now and it's not good. do you know who this terrorist is? >> stop fighting, turn our guns toward the muslims. they lied! >> wow. he could be an american and now the f.b.i. wants you to help figure out who this is. peter doocy live in washington. peter, what's the strategy here. i guess it worked with the boston bombers. i'm not sure it's going to work
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in syria. >> it's interesting 'cause you can't see much in this latest isis video, but you can hear a lot. enough that the f.b.i. wants everybody to take a listen to help them figure out who this masked man with a north american accent is. >> we're here with the soldiers of bashar. you can see them now digging their own graves in the very place where they were stationed. the very place where they were stationed terrorizing the muslims. it will be carried out by the brothers by those who captured them. behind them you can see the officers' residence filled with bullet holes and artillery shells from the islamic state. >> reporter: the f.b.i. thinks there are a dozen americans fighting with isis and 100 who tried to join. the focus is on this one man and here is why. the propaganda video highlighted feature has fluent english speaker and a highly stylized recruitment tool designed to
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lure westerners to isil's cause. there is also a web site seeking information, f.b.i..gov/isiltips and follows a campaign by minneapolis area f.b.i. agents trying to capitalize on their proximity to the places so many of these wanna be jihadis grew up. the agents gave special business cards with a phone number on them to community leaders in the city with a plea to please call if they ever hear anything about an american trying to join a terror group. the fact that the f.b.i. is putting a modern day wanted poster out suggests that initial leads have not been very successful. back to you. >> peter, thank you very much. and if you look at isis or isil, they have so effectively used twitter and social media and now essentially the f.b.i. is using the same stuff to try to catch them. you live by social media, you die by social media. >> hopefully they will. the president of the united
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states had two fund-raisers yesterday. will go to the pentagon today before he goes to two fund-raisers tomorrow and then one on friday. he's going to be heading there to see how the war is going. so far it doesn't seem to be going too well since we engaged against isis. they seem to be expanding their thrust from syria to iraq. what also stood out over the last week has been the release of leon panetta's book and his criticism of the president's leadership, style, his ability to govern. >> right. he actually comes in, we heard him criticize in all those areas as it pertains to iraq and now isis. now going back to benghazi where he's saying, wait a second. we actually -- i told him that this was an attack that involved terrorists. this will actually weaken us moving forward far -- go the distance after this presidency, panetta sat down with bill o'reilly ask said we're -- and said we're getting mixed messages. >> the pakinstani doctor that
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helped you, where is he? >> he's in pakistan. >> yeah. where? where? >> in prison. >> why hasn't our president gotten him out? why? >> we have made a lot of requests to the pakinstanis to do the right thing. >> yeah. are we still sending them money? >> yeah, of course we are. >> why? that doctor is in jail. we shouldn't be sending a cent until he's out. our enemies throughout the world, and this includes china and russia do not fear the united states now. do they? >> it's very important when president says something that we do it. i think that's one of the problems with taking the position on chemical warfare in syria. we drew a line and we didn't -- >> give me a straight answer. do our enemies throughout the world fear us? >> i think they're getting a mixed message as to whether or not the united states will stand by its word. >> i'm taking that as a no. >> he's being very political. diplomatic as well, saying well, we sent out a lot of mixed messages. essentially what he has
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depicted, mr. panetta and also mr. gates and the other people who have written books who are insiders in this administration, is the president has gotten some great advice, but he's made the wrong decisions and now panetta spins it as we're sending out mixed messages. he was also asked by mr. o'reilley, and apparently they've been friends for a number of years even though it was a really tough interview, he worked for a couple of different presidents. who is the better leader. listen to this. >> who is the better leader, bill clinton or barak obama? >> they're both bright, they're both able. they both want to do what's right for the country. i think the difference is that bill clinton likes politics, likes the engagement in politics. barak obama does not like that process of engaging in politics. it hurts him in terms of getting things done. this country cannot stand another 2 1/2 years of stalemate. >> i get the sense why he wrote the book. on top of that, leon panetta said, i would have gotten a deal out of iraq and not taken the troops out. on top of that, he said i would
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have given the ukrainians weapons, not mres and would have really given them back and reinforced nato and taken some stiff action. so this is not karl rove. this is not dick cheney. this is his guy. >> you have the gates book, right? you have hillary clinton's book. now you have leon panetta's book. this is a team that the president assembled of really bold thinkers who at one point were his rivals. now they're actually coming out with this information that is working quite against him and who put them together to help him. it's interesting because they -- they don't have to come forward with any of this. >> they don't need the money. >> they don't need any popularity contest. the irony is, this is the team the president put together who he trusted to get the job done and then didn't listen to their advice as it says from there. >> right. and usually books like this come out after the guy has left the white house. not this time. maximum sales for books, but
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unfortunately, maximum pain for the white house. >> maybe hoping something will change before the end of this term. >> as we just heard him say, stalemate right now. news time now and heather nauert joins us with some sad news out of yosemite. >> good morning to you. while you were sleeping, learned a pilot fighting a fire at yosemite national park was found dead. he was flying alone when something went terribly wrong. >> we saw sparks down the whole mountain side and a huge black cloud of smoke and watched all the parts of the plane roll off the mountain and down into the highway. >> the pilot -- the fire the pilot was fighting was considered small at 130 acres. a fierce gun battle after six-hour stand-off in chicago just ending leaving a police captain shot in the head. the suspect dead and another in police custody at this hour. a 30-year police veteran was shot in the head and chest as he was trying to serve a warrant to daniel brown. brown had been hiding out in an
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apartment complex, wanted for a triple shooting that took place in indianapolis over the weekend. he is now in police custody. the police captain is expected to be okay. isis targeting military families on social media. a defense official confirming that isis sympathizers targeted an air force officer and his son after the father posted pictures of planes refueling over iraq. we will keep following that story as it develops. and the newest member of the utah jazz coming in at just three feet, four inches and under 40 pounds. he's a little five-year-old free agent who signed a one-day contract, with a blue crayon, of course. the little guy has been battling lieu team i can't since he was two years old. for one night he got to live his dream and score a slam dunk. >> working through the -- he goes by. go, bears. he slides by. he rises to the rim and hammers!
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j.t. gets it with a two-hand plus! >> isn't that the sweetest thing as he dribbles? they lift him up to do that. his mom says he insists on shooting hoops for an hour every single night before bed and he started playing basketball when he was just 15 months. >> wow. >> keep him away from brian kilmeade. >> that's true. that's a good thing. >> one-day contract. >> incredible. great story. >> thank you, heather. it's 7:11 here in new york city. the president famously dodged this question on benghazi. >> did he tell you, secretary panetta, it was a terrorist attack? >> you know what he told me was that there was an attack on our compound. >> he didn't use the word terror? >> well, his former secretary of defense just told bill o'reilly a much different story. one of the benghazi contractors is going to react to that live
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three security contractors who were in benghazi the night our consulate was attacked claimed they were given an order to stand down straight from the station chief, the c.i.a. many in the government and the press have called them liars. last night something interesting happened in this exchange between bill o'reilly and president obama's former defense secretary, leon panetta, who was there that night. >> i have no reason not to believe them. if in fact there was a 30-minute delay, i think that it is important for the congressional committee to look into that. >> find out why. correct? >> and determine what happened. >> right now to react is one of those three security contractors who wrote the book "13 hours." big best seller. good morning to you. >> hi, how are you? thanks for having me on again. >> great to have you as well.
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all right. you saw the interview last night. you just heard what leon panetta said. what do you think? >> feel a little bit of vindication, but honestly, a little bit more anger 'cause obviously they've known the truth for how many years now, almost two years, or over two years. now we're coming forward with it. so i want to see more people come forward with it. i want more people to say hey, we still need the answers 'cause obviously now, there was a cover-up involved after the fact. >> it kind of looks like it. the more you put the puzzle pieces together. i want folks, if they missed bill o'reilly last night, i want them to right leon panetta with bill o'reilly last night talking about what was going on and what the president knew and when he knew it. listen to this. >> did you use the word terrorist attack? >> i used the word attack, that there was an attack by terrorists. >> you said attack by terrorist terrorists. all right. i want you to listen to this sound bite.
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roll it. >> did he tell you, secretary panetta, it was a terrorist attack? >> you know what he told me was there was an attack on our compound. >> he didn't use the word terror? >> you know, in the heat of the moment, bill, what folks are focused on is what's happening on the ground, do we have eyes on it? >> i want to get this on record. did he tell you it was a terrorist attack? >> bill, what i'm answering your question. what he said to me was we've got an attack on our compound. >> no terrorist attack? >> we don't know yet who is doing it. >> disingenuous? >> look, come on -- >> disingenuous? >> we told the president there is an attack that's going on, that terrorists are involved in the attack. >> let me stop you there. the odd -- >> i have to respond to it. >> fine. the audience request make their own determination. >> and the audience always does. what's your determination? >> somebody is not telling the truth again. which one is it?
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that's what -- when i was watching that. again, we're getting into spin. there is always some spin. if somebody can just come back -- in our leadership and in our government and say this is what happened. this is the truth. not spin it, not try to church it up with words. just say hey, did he say terrorist attack? if he didn't, then did somebody say it? if obama did hear that from leon panetta, why didn't he answer the answer correctly? it's a cover-up and people not telling the truth. >> you know what, it's curious because so many people in the administration have been surrounding the president trying to protect him. there you got leon panetta last night essentially saying if there is a 30-minute timeout, there needs to be an investigation. if you had a chance -- this is it -- to say something to leon panetta what, would it be? >> i would ask him why did he allow the state department, hillary clinton's state department take over the rescue operations for us. and why were assets turned around or told to -- i won't use the word stand down because it's
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been politicized so much -- but why were assets on their way to help us, why were they turned around and stopped and why didn't he stand up and say hey, this is my operation. these are army assets. i'm the department of defense. i'm the one that's going to control this, instead of turning control over to our state department. i want to know that, what the heck happened. >> great questions. by the way, if you would like to meet tonto and the others at their book signings, check out our listings on our web site. thank you for joining us. >> thank you again. have me any time. >> absolutely. looks like you've been vindicated. which is good news for you. 20 minutes after the top of the hour. your e-mail pour not guilty on this story. a routine traffic stop ends with this. (scream) >> what happened before that? did cops use excessive force or were their actions justified? we're going to report and you decide. if you need help picking a costume for the kids for this
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♪ . >> one direion, chris martin of cold play, just summoned the singers. proceeds are being donated to charity. >> i like that idea. it is the spookiest time of the year because halloween is just around the corner. if you need help dressing up the kids or throwing a party, we have got the perfect guest for you, emmy award winning tv personality, sandra lee, here with this year's top tricks and treats. i love this table right here. so this is if you're going to have anybody over before hand or you just want to get excited. you've got great ideas. i love that. >> for a change. >> let's start with the food. we are hungry. what sort of treats are you making? >> halloween this year is coming very, very early. and we've got four complete weekends -- >> what do you mean early? it's always october 31. >> all the costumes are selling out. >> really? >> because kids want to live in costumes. here is the best trick. all the costumes are still available, even the hottest one which is what i brought to show
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you here at buycostumes.com. who doesn't want to look like angelina jolie? i'm just saying. of course, we have for the little girls "frozen". i want the dress. then of course ninja turtles. to me, that looks like captain morgan. i'm just saying. >> i'm glad you brought these today. there is still time to get them, let the kids run around in them. >> 10% of the proceeds from purchasing them at buycostumes.com goes to unicef. let's talk about treats. >> quickly. >> we have pumpkins and jack lanterns. i want to you take a cupcake, first of all. and you're just going to ice the top of it. just take this. i'm going to take a cupcake in half. the bottoms go together. that's your jackolantern. see that? >> oh, yeah. that's cute. >> just a little. >> pipe the top of this.
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>> pipe down, doocy. >> and this is a gum drop rolled out. then the eyes are gum drops and eyeballs. then the tick tacks are the mouth. no matter what it looks like after you pipe your icing, you can fix it. these are jelly belly candy corn. i did the -- >> are you kidding me? >> the rewrap show. i that show with the man who is the great grandson of the guy who invented jelly bellies in 1880. >> he was a man before his time. >> you take these and you can create a spiky little candy corn cupcake. the kids can do this. we got to do a lot more. >> did he set out to invent the candy corn? >> it just happened. >> i think after jelly bellies came out -- i don't know. >> i love that you also have dinner food.
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>> you can do this. all this stuff is on the web site. >> why is it everything has a face on it at halloween? >> because it's scary and spooky. these are jalapeno poppers. frozen. there is a little mouth. you heat them up. this is prestuffed with cheese and bacon, prestuffed. >> you like them -- you're like the mcgyver of cook. >> everything must have a face on it. >> i got you a couple of things. i got you your own trick or treat bag with your name on it. >> finally. >> oh, my kids are going to be so jealous now. >> and i got you a unicef trick or treat bag, too. >> the best. we love these in our home. >> we just got the call again. >> guess so.
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>> crap apple jones drink. >> collect money for a good cause. >> fun treats. halloween has never been hotter and we just showed that and revealed that. go get your costume. don't be the kid with the ghost. , with the sheet with the eyes. >> all this stuff available, check out her magazine. thank you very much. >> you do a fantastic job. >> of course, 'causeb5ou got the basket. >> with her name on it. coming up on this wednesday morning, leon panetta just the latest advisor to say the president doesn't listen to his advisors about foreign policy. so who does the president listen to? we're going to ask the head spokesman at the pentagon, the admiral is next. in a very tight race for senate in north carolina, he's a wild card who just may swing the whole thing. he's a pizza delivery man as well. washington delivers next
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the turkish border and experts are predicting massacre. joining us is rear admiral john kirby. good morning to you. >> good morning. thanks for having me. >> it seems like such a dire situation. isis has been marching toward kobani for the last two weeks. how did we miss them? >> we didn't miss them necessarily. we've been tracking these guys. we've been trying to hit them from the air. just night before last there were five air strikes to try to get at them. i think what you're seeing here -- we've been very honest about the limits of air power. there is just so much you can do from the air. these guys want to own territory. they want infrastructure. they want ground. they want this town. and there is just so much you can do from the air on this. you got to have willing partners on the ground. you got to have ground forces to push them back. >> the kurds are complaining you have not gotten them the equipment they need to fight back. and to allow this three weeks in is something i think the american people are a little shocked at. when we get involved with 50 coalition partners to think that we can monitor them for three
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weeks, come and take this major city while the turks watch it happen behind chicken wire is just unthinkable. >> well, we certainly are in discussions with the turks about what they can or will or may do here. obviously this is a decision the turkish government has to make. we can't make it for them. and for the kurds, we have been trying to refly kurdish and peshmerga, but that's been in iraq. most of what we're trying to do inside syria is not dynamic targeting. it's not going after vehicles or convoys. it's about trying to get at this group's ability to sustain itself inside syria. >> i want to ask you this, leon panetta obviously with his book out, saying that the president misses opportunities, also quoted as saying that he's ambivalent at times. you were the former spokesperson for him as well. he also said that the president needs to be open to boots on the ground and is hesitant instead. i want you to listen to this and
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then we'd love your reaction. >> you're dealing with a very dangerous and fanatic enemy in syria and frankly, it's not going to work just to do air attacks without having -- >> not going to work, right. >> -- who know where the targets are and what's going on. if the military thinks we ought to have special forces boots on the ground in order to do what's right, i think the president ought to be open to that kind of thing. >> once again did she it did she. >> is the president in fact open to that? >> the commander in chief has been pretty clear. there is not going to be a return of u.s. combat forces on the ground in iraq. that's been pretty clear all along. that said, and you've heard general dempsey say if he gets to a point where he needs to get other recommendations, he has the freedom and flexibility to do that. secretary hagel i know wants chairman dempsey to have that freedom and flexibility. but the decision we're not going to put boots on the ground. i would agree with secretary panetta about the need for
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ground force. we've been saying that as well. you have to have competent, willing partners on the ground. but we believe, and especially after 13 years of doing this, we believe the best forces are indigenous forces. people that live there know the terrain and culture. >> on that word believe, i want to ask you something. it seems leon panetta and the president of the united states are on opposite ends in terms of what happened in benghazi. panetta claiming he did say it was an attack that involved terrorists or terror, and the president saying that was not the case. who do you believe? >> i think you can understand i'm not going to get involved in the debate and discussion. >> oh, come on. >> i think i'm -- you can understand i'm not going to get involved in that. we said all along there was nothing that the military could have done to prevented the deadly attack. >> let's just go back to this for a second. do you understand how bad it looks? america has been involved for a month now and a massacre is about to take place and we seem as though content to let it happen. do you understand how unsettling that is to people in this
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country and how bad we look around the world? >> i can understand the frustration and the concern clearly. we understand the concern by those that are in and around that town as well. we understand that. but there is a limit to what air power can do. there is a limit to what you can do militarily against these guys. they want to hold ground. they want to hold territory. we know that and we've been watching that. what we're trying to do in syria, and everybody is focused on kobani and i understand. but we do believe inside syria, we have done good work to degrade and destroy some of their capabilities and ability to sustain themselves, hitting their finance centers, taking away some of their revenue, removing some command and control from them. that's really the focus inside syria. it's not the same kind of focus as closed air support that we're sort of doing inside iraq. >> all right. we know you got a busy day because we know the commander in chief is coming for the second briefing of his administration, only second. rear admiral john kirby, thank you for joining us live from the pentagon. >> thanks for having me.
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>> thank you. 21 minutes before the top of the hour. heather joins us and she's talking about somebody who is regarded by some as a spoiler in north carolina. >> that's right. we're talking about politics now. hard to imagine that the midterm election is less than a month away. it's tight race for the senate in north carolina. it just got pretty heated last night. take a listen to this. >> to the last year you've sat on the foreign affairs committee and you've missed half the meetings. you've also chaired the subcommittee on emerging threats and you haven't had a single meeting on the threat of isis. >> you know what? hometown newspaper called on him to resign because he had missed so many days in the legislature. >> but there was one person who was not invite to do that debate and that is this man. he's considered to be a wild card. he's a pizza delivery man who is a can dade. he may swing the senate. he's getting about 7% or so of the vote right now. he was just on "fox & friends" last hour. listen to this.
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>> my campaign is about stopping our war and stop spending more money than we have. i think it is a message that people all across the political spectrum want to hear and are responding to very well. i'm very happy to give people an alternative to the two corporately controlled candidates that are offered by the democrats and republicans in this race. >> that is sean haugh. take a look at how this traffic stop ends. >> ma'am, are you going to open the door? >> why do you say somebody is not going to hurt you. people are getting shot by the police. (scream). >> police in hammond, indiana, pulled over the car because the driver wasn't wearing a seatbelt. she had her license, but her passenger did not. the passenger refusing to get out of the car. this whole thing lasted 13 minutes. that passenger kept reaching into the back seat of the car. cops were concerned that the guy might have had a gun. the woman and the man are now suing the police, claiming they used excessive force.
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the officers say that they had no choice. so e-mail us. what do you think of this story? and then a nice story now. a restaurant owner in north carolina taking her faith to a whole new level. she's decided to eliminate menu prices and put the cash register in the hands of god. that's how she puts it. it means the customers can order whatever they want and then pay whatever they want. >> the thing that i control were the prices, so that was what i needed to give control to god. so i gave him control of the cash register. i put my faith in him and he has blessed us. >> she opened just cooking in january since she launched that promotion, she says her revenues tripled. that's in gaston, north carolina how nice is that? >> what are we doing for lunch? >> thank you very much. coming up, you knew her as
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scully from "the x files." jillian anderson is making a return to sci-fi and she's here next. the truth is out there in the hall somewhere
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she first stepped foot in our living rooms as the f.b.i. agent on the hit fox series "the x files." >> after graduating high school, he spend time in a state mental hospital treated for posted a lessent schizophrenia. >> he confessed to the first two murders. he pleaded to be locked up, but couldn't produce evidence he committed the crime. you have to read the cause of death? >> exposure. his body was found in the woods. >> missing for only seven hours in july. how does a 20-year-old boy die of exposure on a warm summer
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night in oregon? >> 20 years later, gillian anderson is stepping back in the sci-fi genre. congratulations on this. >> thank you. >> thanks for doing that. you were watching yourself on television. i asked you what's on the pad. >> my lines. >> that's a great scene. >> i don't know if that was a pilot. i look like i'm 12 years old. >> who needs a teleprompter when you got a pad? >> all your scenes skyed a clip board. fantastic. >> congratulations, absolutely are in order for the book. a big step for you. tell us about it. >> well, it's a story about a woman who has a solid home life with her son in new york. she's a practicing psychiatrist and some teens start exhibiting some strange behavior. when she starts to do research on it, she discovers that there
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were more teen-agers exhibiting this behavior around the world and the story takes her around the world and into the past where she discovers a mysterious civilization is affecting the events in the present. >> via twitter? >> viral videos, right? >> not exactly. no. no. >> it wasn't a real question. the kids these days, if you're a parent, you don't know why kids act that way at a certain age. but when you start putting the pieces together, realize wait a minute. there is something. it's more than one. >> yes, there are more than one. we go to haiti and to iran and all over the world actually. meet different characters. >> i read that viral videos play a major role in this. that's very indicative of today. >> that is indicative of today. it's a part of one of the stories. there is a teen-ager in haiti who is behaving very strangey and some onlookers videotape her
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behavior and that's how the psychiatrist, kaitlyn, ends up seeing what is taking place over there and making the links. >> two things, one, how nervous were you to really embark on this journey? >> i'm actually more nervous talk being it for the first time. this is my first time talking about what the story is about and putting the words out. >> does it make sense? >> i'm not sure whether i made any sense. >> it's science fiction. it's supposed to be out there. the truth is out there somewhere. >> yes. the truth is in the book, which is why you should read it. it's been a fantastic process. jeff brovin is my co-writer. we found a really good rhythm work together on it. he's based in new york. i was based on the airplanes mostly when i was writing. >> have you had good feedback from close friends and family? >> yes. really great feedback. somebody yesterday said it was a page turner, which was nice to hear. >> excellent. >> so i think we should get a price to make this a movie. >> absolutely. >> have you been working on
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that? >> from your lips to their ears. >> who would you cast in it if you had your wish? >> you. >> yes. >> hello? >> she's 25. i'm 25. go for it. >> she's my age. >> check it out. it's "a vision of fire." the first of three in a series. thank you very much for dropping by. >> thank you. >> congratulations. coming up, can't fall asleep even if there is one dish in the sink? is that normal or nuts? i leave them in there. dr. keith ablow has the answer for you next. first i know you're wondering, what happened on this day in history? here is your answer. in 2000, christina aguilera had the number one video. and i believe she dances in it. ♪ ♪ (vo) watching. waiting.
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it's that time of the week, you mail us your strange questions and quirks and dr. keith ablow joins us to tell us who is normal and who is nuts. good morning to you, keith. >> good morning. >> all right. >> we have our first e-mail. it says i can't fall asleep if i know there is an unwashed dish still in the sink. is this normal or nuts? >> yeah, well, it's nuts. you might have clean dishes, but listen, get underneath the dishes in the sink. think about what might be messing your life because guess what? just 'cause you have clean dishes doesn't mean you've attended to the things that are disordered in your existence. >> they're dishes! >> right. here is the thing, psycho therapy works for things like
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this and it's messy. it drudges up all the dirt from your life. that's good. >> if i have any clean dishes, i can't get any rest. i don't know if that is the inverse. here is e-mail number two. >> it is. >> my eight-year-old granddaughter always insists on having someone by her side. she can't play by herself for more than a few minutes, and her twin brother can spend time alone. is this normal twin behavior? >> here you go, no. it's not normal twin behavior. we don't want to call an eight-year-old nuts, but it's nutty behavior. what it reflects is an anxiety problem. this is almost a little study in and of itself. two twins, lots of things in common, but one of them is quite anxious and treating it early because there are medicines that can help, psychotherapy can help. treating it early let's her not be hostage to this exaggerated fear, be independent, that's what we want. >> there is time there. >> i wonder -- >> late for brian.
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okay for her. >> would you stop. that's two swipes you took at me. >> always want to help. >> final e-mail is from a guy who writes, my wife keeps buying things we don't need, such as extra food. she says it's in case of an emergency, but it always winds up getting thrown away. keith, there are a lot of preppers out there. is that normal or nuts? >> you might call them quirky, but i call it normal. number one, preparation in an uncertain world that, really nuts? no, because guess what? we have permeable borders in more than one way. you might want to have a little something on hand just in case. secondly, go deeper. if you're this woman, you want to figure out, are there emergencies that transpired in your early life experience for which you felt unprepared? are you exaggerating your fears now because of then? if her husband asks her and gets answers, he'll know her much, much better. >> this has been a thorough segment. we went from dishes to pantries
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and in between loneliness. >> i feel so justified 'cause now i can leave the dishes in the sink. >> and your husband will do them for you. >> he might. and i can stock up. i like to stock up on things. >> the really fascinating thing is that all these things seem to apply to brian. to know brian is to know all of psychiatry. study the one man, you get your degree. >> i'm behind all the letters. i am a study and i'm going to study myself in the break. dr. keith ablow, thank you for joining us, kinda. >> you're welcome, my friend. next time, another hour for you. >> if you have questions for dr. keith, brian, e-mail them. >> got you, steve. coming up straight ahead, the v.a. announcing it fired four executives over the patient wait time scandal. but if they were already retiring, can they really be fired? what we've just learned changes everything. and parents outraged after a school uses the film "pretty woman" to teach the girls how to
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or difficulty breathing or swallowing, stop taking cialis and get medical help right away. ask your doctor about cialis for daily use and a free 30-tablet trial. good morning. it is wednesday, october 8. i'm elisabeth hasselbeck. we begin with a fox news alert. do you know who this terrorist is? >> we're here in the 17th division military base just outside the city and we're here with the soldiers of bashar. >> the f.b.i. wants your help in identifying this man. the former secretary of defense on the offense. >> who is the better leader, bill clinton or barak obama? >> good question. how did leon panetta answer? you'll find out in just about a minute or two. >> i can't wait. and parents outraged because "pretty woman" was used to teach their kids how not to dress. should those parents be outraged? their kids are dressing like
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that in the first place. think about that. mornings are better with friends. >> this is larry the cable guy. you're listening to my friends over at "fox & friends". >> thank you, cable guy. we have larry gatlin in the green room today. he's going to be performing a brand-new number that you are going to love this hour. >> we can't wait. first this, a fox news alert for you. do you know who this terrorist is? >> we're here in the 17th division military base just outside the city of aropka. >> he could be american and now the f.b.i. wants you to help them figure out who it could be. peter doocy is live in washington. why is the f.b.i. releasing this video now and what's specific -- what specifically are they asking americans to do? >> we can very clearly hear everything that this mysterious militant with a north american
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accents says in english and arabic, but we can not see much of his face. the f.b.i. is asking for help putting together more of a profile of this man who may very well be one of the dozen americans who are fighting alongside isis, of the 100 or so who joined or tried to join the fight. >> we're here with the soldiers of bashar. you can see them now digging their own graves in the very place where they were stationed. the very place where they were stationed terrorizing the muslims. it will be carried out by the brothers that captured them. behind them you can see the officers' residence filled with bullet holes and artillery shells from the islamic states. >> reporter: here is why the f.b.i. is so focused on identifying this man so urgently. quote, the propaganda video highlighted today features a fluent english speaker and appears to be a highly stylized recruitment tool designed to
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lure westerners to isil's cause. the f.b.i. says if you recognize this man's voice, go to f.b.i..gov/isiltips and leave the most minor piece of information. it will help. this digital tip line followed the campaign a few months ago by agents in the minneapolis field office that included giving business cards to community leaders featuring a special number to call if they got wind of any americans planning to go join foreign terror groups. during that effort, f.b.i. agents explained to these leaders that isis recruitment follows many of the same guidelines as gang recruitment here in the states. back to you. >> good point. peter doocy live in dc with the very latest. yesterday we told folks about how the 19-year-old from illinois was about to get on an airplane and fly out of o'hare to join isis because he talked to somebody on line and they said yeah, get to istanbul and then we'll get you to the front line. he's in jail right now.
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>> thank goodness. left a note for his parents as well. >> leon panetta has a new book out, at which time he takes on the president in a way that you think dick cheney was his co-author. he calls the president's conspicuous weakness, frustrating his reluctance to rally support, he has the logic of a law professor rather than the passion of a leader. that laid the groundwork for this interview that the former secretary of defense, c.i.a. director had with bill o'reilly. >> he asked point-blank the questions that a lot of people are wondering about this dialogue, are we sending mixed messages? what's the next step? do we need boots on the ground? so leon panetta agrees look, we need boots on the ground. dempsey says kobani is about to fall. we had the opportunity today to speak with rear admiral kirby and he actually said prior to the meeting that he's about to have with the president of the united states today, as he pops in in between fund-raisers,
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whether or not he will be open to boots on the ground. >> the commander in chief has been pretty clear. there is not going to be a return of u.s. combat forces on the ground in iraq. that's been pretty clear all along. that said, and you've heard general dempsey say if he ever gets o a point where he needs to give other recommendations, he has the freedom and flexibility to do that. secretary hagel i know wants him to have that freedom and flexibility to make that advice. but right now the guidance is we're not going to put u.s. troops on the ground in this fight. i would agree with secretary panetta about the need of ground forces. you have to have competent, willing partners on the ground. but we believe and especially after 13 years of doing this, we believe the best forces are indigenous forces, people that live there know the terrain and culture. >> the local people be the boots on the ground. unfortunately, we're just not getting any help right now. >> there are no local people. we have to take a year to train 5,000. he's saying if i had my druthers, i would do it
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differently, but the commander in chief told me to do it this way. so therefore, whatever happens, it's not my fault. >> what's curious about the books that have come out, it's pretty clear that in this administration, the president of the united states ultimately decides what to do. but we've heard from gates and now heard from panetta. they've given him great advice and he doesn't take it. you got to figure if you're them and you're sitting in the meeting and you make the case and hillary clinton had a book that came out, too, you make the case why you should do certain things a certain way and then he says no, we're not going to do it that way. you just got to figure they're sitting around the table going, not again. >> why do they sit around the table? they should put their stars down and walk out. >> fear that america will be weaker after this administration. >> it's better to have them try to convince him the right thing to do. pianette is a said to bill o'reilly is that one of the problems with these mistakes is it's sending mixed messages to the whole world. >> the doctor, the pakinstani doctor that helped you do that, where is he?
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where is he? >> he's in pakistan. >> yeah. where? where? >> in prison. >> in prison. why hasn't our president gotten him out? why? >> we have made a lot of requests to the pakinstanis to do the right thing. >> are we still sending them money? yeah. >> of course we're sending them money. >> why? that doctor is in jail. they shouldn't be sending a cent until he gets out. our enemies throughout the world, and this includes china and russia, do not fear the united states now. do they? >> it's very important when president says something that we do it. that's one of the problems with taking the position on chemical warfare in syria. we drew a line and -- >> give me a straight answer. do our enemies throughout the world fear us? >> i think they're getting a mixed message as to whether or not the united states will stand by its word. >> i'm taking that as a no. >> he goes on to say that with this isis the president might be able to get it right over the next two years. what indication do we have now that the president is getting it right when it comes to isis? they're getting bigger,
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stronger, and they continue to massacre everyone they see. we have not stopped one inch of their expansion. in fact, baghdad, according to the pentagon, could fall. >> right. they're recruiting tool is way beyond what it could have ever been years ago thanks to our internet capabilities and their ability to reach globally anybody who wants to jump on twitter or facebook. >> and given the fact that leon panetta is talking about we're sending out all these mixed messages. okay, so let's say you sign on for our coalition to help get rid of isis. okay. we're there right now. what's to say we're not going to cut and run, because we're sending mixed messages. although when asked the question, since mr. panetta worked for both william jefferson clinton and barak obama as well, who is the better leader? here is his answer. >> who is the better leader? bill clinton or barak obama? >> they're both bright. they're both able. they both want to do what's right for the country. i think the difference is that bill clinton likes politic, like
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the engagement in politics. barak obama does not like that process of engaging in politics. it hurts him in terms of getting things done. this country cannot stand another 2 1/2 years of stalemate. >> unfortunately -- okay, so he's not going to pick one. unfortunately, barak obama got elected with the promise that he was going to change things in washington. they're worse than they were before. >> right. is it for worse? >> he clearly likes the clintons and thinks hillary clinton is the next coming. meanwhile, heather nauert, you have the other breaking news. >> yes. we've been following this story out of yosemite national park in california. now we are getting a firsthand account of what happened when a pilot of an air tanker lost control of his plane, crashed and died. >> we watched the whole thing. we saw sparks down the whole mountain side and the huge black cloud of smoke and then watch all the parts of the plane roll off the mountsen and down into the highway. >> the fire, he was fighting was at yosemite national park, considered a relatively small
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fire at 130 acres. a fierce gun battle leaves a police captain shot in the head and chest in chicago. the 29-year police veteran was shot trying to serve a warrant to daniel brown. brown was hiding out in a an apartment complex south of chicago. he was wanted for a triple shooting that took place in indianapolis over the weekend. he is now in police custody. the police captain is expected to be okay. brand-new developments in the fight against ebola. we got word overnight that the cameraman will get an emergency transfusion of blood from the ebola survivor, kent brantley. experts hope the antibodies will help kick start his immune system. brantley had also donated blood to dr. rick sakra who was released from the hospital. that was believed to have helped him as well. this is a nice story to put a smile on your face. a police officer in michigan pulls over a woman because her five-year-old child is not in a booster seat.
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but instead of giving her a ticket, the officer takes the mom to wal-mart and he buys her a car seat with $50 from his own pocket. >> she admitted she's wrong and she explained to me that she recently fell upon hard times. ticket doesn't solve the situation. what solves it is the child being in a booster seat like she should be. >> he did his job and above and beyond that just to protect a little girl and help the family. >> the mom says that she now plans to pay it forward. she says the officer changed her life. this all came out because a wal-mart employee took a picture of that, posted it on line and then everyone started hearing about it. >> how great is that? >> so generous. >> thanks. coming up on this wednesday telecast, the v.a. announcing it has just fired four executives over the patient wait time scandal. that's good. but we just learned at least one of them was already retiring. so is actually anything changed? we'll take a closer look coming up. and they're supposed to be
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some of the smartest students in the world. >> what is a bigger threat to world peace, america or isis? >> to world peace? america. >> in many ways, i think it's america. >> wow. what grade would you give those kids and what else? the harvard students had to say coming your way
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16 minutes after the hour. whatever happened to the corrupt government officials responsible for the v.a. scandal? >> if you engage in an unethical practice, if you cover up a serious problem, you should be fired. period. it shouldn't be that difficult. >> all right. so when the cheering stopped, what happened? this week they announced four senior officials are fired. but it turns out at least one of those people was set to retire anyway. does that really count? congressman jeff miller is arguely more responsible for exposing this than anybody else. congressman, you feel better that four are fired? >> no. i think there is some accountability that has started, but the unfortunate thing is these folks were given the opportunity to retire in lieu of
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being fired. so they get their full benefits. >> so john goman, this guy is already checking out. you said they wrote a glowing article about his four decades in government? >> yeah. that's what happened. he knew he was going to be fired, so he went ahead, put in his retirement papers. they put a press release out saying he was retiring, got a glowing report in the local paper and the tv and radio and of course, he was on his way out and v.a. then decides they're going to put out a press release and say, no, no, he was going to be fired. the problem is the american public wants accountability at v.a. and they want people to be fired. they tonight want them given a five-day notice so they can retire at full benefit. >> for example, susan taylor, deputy chief of procurement officer, she was set to start a new job anyway, which is equally as important for the department of energy. >> this is a person that knew she was under federal investigation, knew that she was going to get disciplined.
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she went ahead and went to the department of energy and applied for a job, was accepted. got a job offer. and of course, that's now been rescinded. she's back at v.a. and v.a. has given her notice. but the problem is the v.a. is interpreting the law that we passed much differently than i would suspect most people think. we don't need them to be given a five-day notice that they're going to be fired because that gives them the chance to retire with their full benefits. >> it's missing the whole point. we're trying to stop future action. you got to scare people straight for lack of a better term. terry gehrig wolf is director of the pittsburgh va health care center. she's been on paid leave since june over a contract conduct during the 2011 disease outbreak. so she was already on hold. >> the problem there is you have people that actually died on her watch. it was found in the system. this has been going on for well over two years and just now they're holding her accountable. >> james holton, director of
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central alabama, the v.a., lied to a member of congress during the investigation, has seven days to appeal the firing. so there you go. four people fired, so is the thing fixed? is there any evidence that things are getting on track? >> i will tell you this, secretary mcdonald is doing everything he can to change this huge bureaucracy. it's not going to be easy. i've told him that i'm going to be a partner with him as we go through this process. but there is going to be some fine tuning because the american people want accountability. >> and you got a whole lot of money to fix that problem so people want to know it's spent in the right way. correct? >> correct. >> all right. congressman miller, thanks so much. what you've already done and for coming on today. >> thanks, brian. great to be with you. coming up straight ahead, we change gears. he made a documentary exposing the gaps in obamacare. now he's being targeted by the irs. is that a coincidence? is it ever? parents outraged because "pretty woman" was used to teach their kids how not to dress. should those parents be more outraged that their kids are dressing like that in the first
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restricts what unions can use the fees for. 30 big ones. next, 78.8 years. that's how long the average american now lives. that's a record high. bad news, fellows. the ladies are still outliving us by four years. darn it. one million. that's how many copies fox news contributor charles krauthammer has sold of his "new york times" best seller "things that matter." it is a wonderful book and he's a wonderful guy. all right. elisabeth, over to you. >> you are right about that. how about this? a north dakota high school under fire for using clips from "pretty woman" to teach girls a lesson about dressing properly. some parents are outraged by the comparison. should they be more upset about their kids dressing like this in the first place? joining us to debate it, host of the moms of dee -- liz stern. thanks for joining me for this debate. the principal of the school actually claims we're just trying to send a message. you're in charge of your image
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and people will perceive you and who you are based on practice you're wearing. is this outrageous to show a "pretty woman" clip to high school girls? >> i think it's totally fine. i think at high school, if you haven't seen the movie, then you don't know what they actually saw in that scene. you just see a woman dressed a certain way. if you have seen it, then it's not surprising. personally i wish that they were spending their time in school talking about things that really mattered than about girls clothing. but i really don't have a problem with it. i think they were trying to prove a point and made it. >> even though it is a prostitute in the school -- you have a problem with it? >> yeah. i don't think it's appropriate. >> why. >> there are a million other movies to show these high school students about how to dress appropriately and how not to dress appropriately. "pretty woman" is one movie that just shows children it's about a prostitute, first of all. second of all, it's not sending the right message. it's showing women, okay, now what? you can marry that prince and be taken away. instead of women like work hard, have a career. that's one whole side of it.
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>> they weren't showing the whole movie. >> the clip is, why even show a clip about prostitution? show a john hughes film. show a movie that really goes back to classic, how children should dress classically or in ways not to show a prostitute. i just have a really big problem with that. >> is it worse to have kids dress not guilty a way that no one is telling them might send a poor message about who they really are and incorrect message, or is it worse to show something, even if it's a little edgy, to really drive the message home? >> look, this is i think the most popular romantic comedy of all time. it's a part of american culture. to say that you can't show it in the school to me is -- it's part of our society. it's what we all grew up watching. >> this is how you should work? this is a prostitute. >> this is -- you do mott know what she does for a living. >> it doesn't matter. you know she's not dressed
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appropriately for high school students. >> i'm wearing high boots and a dress. that doesn't mean i look like a whore or prostitute. >> there is a need to get our message sent across. the teacher is upset -- i was just trying to tell them, because no one else is. if they're not going to get the message, that's actually worse. if the choice was to not see this film, not see the clip and see julia roberts, cute as she is, dressed inappropriately as the school would deem, is it worse to not see that and go on dressing a certain way no one telling you? >> i think it's okay to tell kids if they're dressed really inappropriately. i'm also a big believer in expressing yourself and look, i want my kids to dress appropriately for school, but if they have a certain style that they like, i let them go for it. i really don't monitor that. >> yeah, but if you had a girl and i have a baby girl, i know that i don't want her dressing a certain way. and in school. there is a certain way, a certain protocol and i'm sorry, there is just a certain way. when you're adults, it's a different story.
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you can dress however you want. as a high school student, these girls are looking for guidance, looking to their other peers and to just show them a video like this about how this woman is dressed, i think it's sending the wrong message. >> i think moms are having this debate. we want to know what you think and i want to know if the parents knew about it before hand as well. send us some e-mails on that. thank you for joining us. >> thank you. your e-mails are pouring in already on this topic, about a traffic stop. (scream). >> so did cops use excessive force or were their actions justified? we report and you decide. and they're supposed to be some of the smartest students in the world. take a look. >> a bigger threat to world peace? america or isis? >> to world peace. america. >> in many ways i think it's
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because he doesn't want his wife to know where he's at. >> right. like she knows now because i got her television. she can figure it out now. >> we need a tracker phone. >> i trust you guys, just like that restaurant owner. >> you shouldn't. >> all right. meanwhile, the video you're about to see is sparking a strong reaction on both sides. take a look at how this traffic stop ultimately ended. (scream). >> the guy in the passenger seat says police in hammond, indiana used excessive force. the officers say they had no choice. >> heather childers has been following this story all morning and watched the whole tape. there are two sides to this story, right? >> there is always two sides to the story. we want to show you, this is what happened right before police smashed open that window. >> ma'am, are you going to open the door? >> why do you say nobody is going to hurt you. people are getting shot by the police.
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(scream). >> police in hammond, indiana, they pulled the car over because they say the driver was not wearing a seatbelt. she had her license, but her passenger, right there, did not. the passenger refused to get out of the car for 13 minutes. he kept reaching into the back seat, leading police to think he had a gun. after he wouldn't show his hands, the officers broke the window and tasered him. the couple is now suing, claiming police used excessive force. their 7 and 14-year-old children, you can hear them screaming, they were in the car. one of them recording what happened. the hammond police department defending the incident, saying this, they're also defending the officers involved and saying, quote, at all times they were acting in the interest of officers' safety. the e-mails are pouring in and i know that you guys have some of the response from some of our viewers. >> thank you very much, heather. penny says, quote, that man should have known that it is
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always better to follow police orders than to give them a reason to be suspicious. >> darryl said, as an american who strongly supports law enforcement, i am disgusted by this governmental police excess. >> rick says this, i don't understand why people refuse to comply with requests from police officers and then try to make themselves out to be victims. his actions got him into this situation that occurred and the police were only trying to do their job. >> well, i tell you what, when you just look at the video without reading the whole story, you think, clearly it's one thing. but then you read all the other stuff and then it's like wow. obviously the family thinks they've got a case because now they are suing the police officers. >> right. just feel so terrible to hear the kids in the back. >> they had to witness it. one of the lines from the cops was, do you want me to smash this window and drag you out in front of your kid? and he did. >> well, the guy in the passenger seat was not following the police directions, is what the police say. keep the e-mail coming.
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we'd like to hear more. we turn now to heather. >> good morning to you. we reported on this story about military members being at risk as a result of isis. now we have just learned why the u.s. army warned about isis tracking down military families on social media. it all started because of an air force father and his teenage son were targeted on facebook. this happened after the dad posted pictures from a flight over iraq during a recent bombing campaign. last month's bulletin warned that isis wanted to use social media to find members of the military and their family members and murder them. this is a story that we've been following for some time now. angry parents and students swarming a school board meeting in new jersey after the school district canceled the football season over allegations of widespread bullying. >> i'm so heart broken. >> why is that? >> because i like the football team. >> everybody makes mistakes. i don't think we should cancel it because -- it's because of somebody's mistakes.
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>> this is sarahville high school in new jersey. the superintendent of that district standing by his decision, saying there is zero tolerance for bullying there. police are investigating. he made a movie exposing problems with obamacare. now he's starring in his own real-life drama. >> hi, i'm logan clements. i produced a movie against obamacare called "sick and sicker." then the irs hit me with an audit. >> clements says he has never been audited before he made that movie. this comes one month after the breitbart news announced it, too, was being audited. this story is getting a lot of attention on line this morning from folks who follow us. a pop quiz, who is a greater threat to world peace? is it america or is it isis? what students at harvard university said is going to surprise you. >> in many ways i have to think it's america because america is making decisions that are much more likely to affect the world. >> american imperialism and our protection of oil interests in the middle east are destabilizing the region.
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>> as a western civilization, we're to blame for a lot of the problems that we're facing now. i don't think anyone would argue we didn't create the problem of isis ourselves. >> that video is coming from the group campus reform. a lot of e-mail and tweets pouring in. and people say, idiots. >> blame america. >> it seems to be the consensus so far. >> i think take me to your leader. i want to get in one of those classrooms and see where those ideas are funneling from. >> terrific. >> it's scary. that's what they're learning. it's a wednesday and maria molina joins us. that means it's trivia day. >> science trivia. first up, take a look at pictures sent in from trudy. we had the lunar eclipse early this morning, peaking at 6:25 a.m. eastern time. she took a photo of the moon and the reflection of the earth from california earlier this morning. we also have a photo from bob. he sent this photo, orange beauty. you can see that shading of orange of the moon. the question for today is why
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does the moon turn red during a lunar eclipse? is it a, because of dust in space? is it b, because of the moon's atmosphere? c, because of the earth's atmosphere? or c, dust on the moon? why do you think that during a lunar eclipse it looks kind of orange or red and it's called the blood moon? >> i'm going with it's dust related. >> a or d? >> i'm going with c. i'm probably wrong. >> elisabeth, you're right. it's because of the earth's atmosphere. the reason for that is that there is some dust involved in that in the earth's atmosphere, but the sun's rays go into the earth's atmosphere, come out, and then reflect on the moon. that's why they got that kind of orange, red shading on the moon. that's what we see. but there is also things like humidity, temperature in the atmosphere that kind of reflect those sun rays on the moon.
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>> precisely what i was thinking. >> exactly. >> she's going to go right from here to the planetarium. >> stop telling everybody my plans. coming up, the government is promising our military members they will be safe if they help in the fight against ebola in africa. but can we really trust what the government is saying? do you trust the government? peter johnson, jr. on that next. and they are taking on terrorists with their music and their song. it has more than 5 million views in just a few days. larry gatlin and billy dean here to perform "american with a remington." ♪ ♪
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ebola? looks like our leaders aren't so sure. >> the mobile labs are testing people. okay? some of them will have the ebola virus. >> after he said that a couple hours later, general rodriguez issued a statement saying, quote, u.s. military personnel working in the labs are not interacting with patients. only samples. mixed messages and confusion, does america have its strategy together? peter johnson, jr. >> good morning. it's time for america to get its strategy together. we have these half baked messages. now the general saying, well, the troops are going to be involved. then they are that the going to be involved. but they are going to be involved with blood products. we are going to be building hospitals, but we're not going to be doing this. we're not quite sure how we're bringing back. then we'll bring them back on a troop plane for hospitalization. they exactly know the government knows how many folks are going to be affected in terms of the military. there will be casualties. i don't think there is any doubt in terms of this exposure 'cause
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you look at the exposure in terms of health workers already. many of them that don't have proper equipment, but there have been fatalities. there have been illnesses in terms of ebola. then on the customs issue in america, people when they come to the united states, they get a form. let's show the form that they get. they sign a customs form from the border patrol. >> declaration. >> and the declaration is, have you got any money? you got any vegetables? you got any fruit? you got any seeds or insects? you've been ex pokessed to farm animals? you got any commercial merchandise? are we saying if you've been exposed to ebola? have you been exposed to ma irrelevant layer i can't? or yellow fever? what have you been exposed to? so on monday the president said, we're going to have more effective screening measures and the people at the customs and border protection are working at it. the cdc is working at it. but ebola has been around for 40 years. so how long do we work on it? all i'm saying is no hysteria, no panic, no condemnation of the
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government. can we get it right? can we understand what our military is going to be doing, what the risks are? can we understand how to properly screen people at the airport? right now we're not asking those questions. maybe they say they are, but that's not the protocol. >> you know what? unfortunately, it looks like regarding this crisis as has been the case with many things during this administration, they're just making it up as they go. >> well, unfortunately. it's not political. it's not democrats. it's not republicans. let's get it together. let's protect americans. let's not make it everything this huge, drawn out, housed up thing that people don't know what they're doing. i believe dr. fausy. i believe the nih. i believe they understand the medicine, although they do say now there is a possibility that ebola could be transmitted in close quarters. that's undetermined at this point. but government, let's go. let's go. you know who is coming up?
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larry gatlin. i heard him singing before. got the best song i've ever heard. "american with a remington." >> it's coming up. peter johnson, jr., super agent, super promoter, thank you very much. what peter was talking about, as isis sends messages of hate to america, two country music stars firing back with their guitars. >> it was an idea the other day. we've been watching the stuff on tv with the guys cutting people's heads off. it really pissed us off. i'm just going to tell you that, america. >> larry gatlin, billy dean here to perform "american with a remington" next. but first what's hemmer got cooking? >> how is isis still on the offensive? is the u.s. strategy worthless? general jack keane on what we need to know. leon panetta says the president is learning on the job. big update on the battle for the u.s. senate this morning. and now we know how humans will
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get to mars. it is a long, long afternoon nap. martha and i will see you at the top of the hour on america's newsroom protecting my future. thank you for being my hero and my dad. military families are uniquely thankful for many things, the legacy of usaa auto insurance could be one of them. if you're a current or former military member or their family, get an auto insurance quote and see why 92% of our members plan to stay for life.
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as isis sends america messages of hate, country artist larry gatlin and billy dean decided to send one right back. >> we've been watching stuff on tv about that guy cutting people's heads off and stuff and it really [ bleep ] pissed us off. i'm just going to tell you that, america. so what john cash told me one time, pilgrim, something makes you mad enough, you damn sure write a song about it. so we wrote one. >> their straight talk there. that song got more than 50 million hits on line in just a few days and you are going to hear it now. let's hear it for larry gatlin
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and billy dean. ♪ you worthless, gutless cowards ♪ ♪ you say i must convert or die ♪ ♪ well i guess you're gonna have to kill me ♪ ♪ at least you're gonna have to try ♪ ♪ does lexington and concorde mean anything to you ♪ ♪ how about bunker hill, san juan hill, the island of panalu panalu ♪ ♪ you're not the first who has ever tried to kill me ♪ ♪ what makes you think i would turn and run ♪ ♪ you underestimate these united states ♪ ♪ and the righteous might of people standing as one ♪ ♪ we exist to fan the flame of
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freedom ♪ ♪ we've fought and bled and died ♪ ♪ we overcome ♪ hey, i wanna live in peace, but you come after my family ♪ ♪ you'll be staring down the barrel of my gun ♪ ♪ an american with a remington ♪ my daddy's remington helped put food on my table ♪ ♪ when he came home from vietnam disabled ♪ ♪ and like him i answered the call ♪ ♪ and i was willing to give my all ♪ ♪ in the mountains of afghanistan ♪ ♪ you're not the first who's
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ever tried to kill me ♪ ♪ what makes you think i would turn and run ♪ ♪ you underestimate these united states ♪ ♪ and the righteous might of people standing up as one ♪ ♪ we exist to fan the flame of freedom ♪ ♪ we've fought and bled and died ♪ ♪ we overcome ♪ hey i wanna live in peace ♪ but you come after my family ♪ you'll be staring down the barrel of my gun ♪ ♪ an american with a remington
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♪ an american with remington ♪ yours truly ♪ an american with are remington ♪ ♪ you're not the first who's ever tried to kill me ♪ ♪
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larry and billy, do you know this song? hit it. ♪ ♪ batman ♪ ♪ >> ladies and gentlemen, adam
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west! >> come on over. >> we got some room for you. >> thank you. >> good morning, sir. >> how are you? >> good morning. >> nice to see you. >> mr. d, you sing that beautifully. >> thank you. >> what brings you to the big town? >> i'm here to plug. >> what plug? plug what? >> i've got the most wonderful announcement. >> which is? >> everybody has been clamoring, begging, yelling, screaming for the dvd, the blu-ray dvd of the entire batman series. >> no! >> and the movie. >> that's great news. what a treat. >> for years people have asked me, when are you going to do this? they finally got together and warner has produced it and november 11 it's available in the stores. >> fantastic. available everywhere.
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>> here to plug. >> we have such perilous times. we have never needed batman more. >> we're going to continue this round table in the after the show show. ♪ ♪ bill: a fox news alert. the fbi is asking for your help in tracking down this terrorist. the fbi wants to know if anybody recognizes that isis fighter or his accent. martha: federal officials posting this short is very video. they are hoping somebody will listen to it and it will be familiar to them and they will

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