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to be arraigned by guantanamo bay. first time he will be seen by anyone outside of the military in three years. >> president obama officially kicks off his re-election campaign in ohio today. amid some sobering new jobs numbers. mitt romney is trying to capitalize on them. he has a bold, very bold prediction about how low the unemployment rate could be right now. >> spirit airlines is finally making things right for a dying veteran. is it too little too late in the damage has already been done for spirit airlines. we report, you decide. "fox & friends" begins right now. >> good morning, everybody. it's very festive day here. it's cinco de mayo and derby day wrapped into one which, to me, leaves the viewer with a big question today.
do you go margarita, can you pair the two? if you do i promise you may 6th will be a miserable day. [ laughter ] >> you got to choose one or the other, brother. >> i love the margarita. >> not so much. >> i like the festive drink nature. >> you wouldn't choose that as a beverage? >> not if i'm just going out. however on derby day. >> sugar? what's not to love. >> i can be persuaded pretty easily. i do love mint julip. >> at the end of this show one of us is going in a margarita dunk tank. it's whoever loses the. >> this dress cannot handle being soaked in margarita. >> that's why they want it. >> coming up later out on the plaza we already have security set up. >> look at that stain. >> followers on twitter were
clever enough to rename it the drunk tank, not a dunk tank. >> we want to thank jj hat center for giving us great hats for derby. there is derby hats. >> maria molina will model them. >> there is a look at the hats. >> we want to start by kicking off your news. the confessed mastermind behind the september 11th attacked and four accomplices will be arraigned in guantanamo bay today. this is the first time khalid sheikh mohammed will be seen by anyone outside of the military in four years. helping to carry out the 2001 terrorist attacks have been held in a secret prison in gitmo. exact dislocation classified. family members selected by a lottery will be attending the trial while others will be watching on a closed circuit video in new york city and the
eastern u.s. drone strike killing 10 suspected militants on the afghan border. 8 missiles hit in waziristan and pakistan. haven for islamic militants. second drone attack this week in pakistan. pakistan is calling to an end for drone strikes. u.s. is unwilling since they have weakened al qaeda and other terrorist groups. we obtained the heart wrenching 911 call from junior seau's girlfriend when she made the horrible discovery that he had shot himself. >> oh my god. >> hello. >> i need an ambulance. oh my god. >> ma'am? >> ma'am,. >> what's going on there? >> my boyfriend shot himself. >> he shot simself. >> junior seau, my boyfriend. >> seau's family decided to donate his brain for research. he played in the nfl for 20 seasons. he was only 43 years old.
we will be having a segment on why depression seems to strike so many professional football players coming up in just about 40 minutes for you. a big update on a story that we have been following for you after more than a week of bad press. refund to jerry meekens, the vietnam war vet who bought a ticket before his doctors told him he was too sick to fly. as you know he had been sticking to his guns on this one saying it was his own fault he didn't buy insurance. all of that changed when he called him directly to plead his case. he says he will personally refund the $179 airfare and also donate $5,000 to wounded warriors a cause very dear to meekens heart. those are your headlines. >> let's get over to our little julip this morning. >> where is the hat. >> i had hat hair because i took it off. >> put it back on. >> the day for hat hair.
>> puts on the hat it covers north dakota she can't do that. >> north dakota will forgive her. >> good morning, guys. good morning, everyone. it's a very warm and humid morning in areas across the south and southeast. seeing temperatures in the 70s across the city of kansas. kansas city very warm with the current temperature at 71 degrees. also warm and muggy in louisville for the kentucky derby even through the afternoon hours. we actually do have some rain out there right now soaking the track. we are expecting it to move out of the area just in time for the race later on this afternoon. how warm is it going to get out out there? warm through parts of the tennessee valley. memphis seeing a high of 92 degrees. very warm. 90's across texas and even kansas city expecting a warm temperature at 90 degrees. not too bad for us here in new york city. expecting a high of 69 degrees. we had a cold front move through parts of the northeast. that's the reason why it's cooler out there. all of that warm air will be spelling trouble across parts of the center of the country.
showers and thunderstorms starting up. some of those thunderstorms unfortunately will turn severe. it is that time of the year. the month of may is the peek of the season. kansas, parts of nebraska. and also portions of iowa and southern minute society. large hail, damaging wind gusts and isolated tornadoes will be possible today. otherwise, temperatures on the cool side. very warm out there. could see showers around new orleans. >> thanks so much, marie. >> thanks, guys. >> cinco demyo, derby day, bigger day fort president. when the president i can cans off re-election campaign. that's today, despite the fact that he has already held more campaign fundraisers than his predecessors combined really. peter doocy in washington with more. good morning to you, peter. >> good morning, dave. president obama leads mitt romney by 4.2 points in ohio right now according to the real clear politics average of
polls. ohio state university in columbus, ohio will be the first official stop of campaign rally. then later today he would be at virginia common wealth in a state where he leads by 3.2 in that average of polls. yesterday he was up in northern virginia. got an idea of how far he will sell himself today. when i met your classmates and look out at your faces it gist me confidence about our future. [cheers] >> i believe in you. and i believe you are going to do great thing and i believe your generation will remind the world just why it is america is the greatest nation on earth. yesterday we found out that the unemployment rate is down to 8.1% which sounds good for incumbent president but mitt romney is making the case it is only going down because people are giving up and you can't be unemployed if you don't want to be unemployed. that's the case he made yesterday in pittsburgh. >> this is a time of concern for america.
we need to be encouraging the american people to come together, not dividing one another. some of the rhetoric is too hot for both sides of the aisle. got to lay off that. talk about the things that bring us together. >> a lot can change and a lot will change between now and november. the obama campaign clearly thinks ohio and virginia have the ability to tip the scales one way or the other. even though romney spent time in both stays already now that the president is going to be flying in town on air force 1. the stakes have been raised. back to you. >> they sure have. we will be talking to dick morris about that as well. >> the president making an appearance in virginia. to taught some of these new jobs numbers. get to his sound in a moment. new numbers out on friday did not look favorable for the obama administration. mitt romney quick to pounce on these numbers down to 8.1% which on the surface down from 8.2% probably good. the devil is really in the details here. >> why did the number go down?
342,000 americans left the workforce. how to spin it as a real positive when you have only got 115,000 jobs created. on the other hand, what mitt romney said, still came quite a bold statement. and prediction. listen. >> there was some news that came across the wire that said that the unemployment rate has dropped to 8.1%. normally that would be cause for celebration. but, in fact, anything over 8%, anything near 8%. anything over 4% is not cause for celebration. but, in fact, the reason it dropped from 8.2 to 8.1 was not because we created a lot of jobs. as a matter of fact, only 115,000 net jobs were created. well beneath what it was expected to be. it should have been in the hundreds of thousands but it wasn't. the reason the rate came down was because about 340,000 people dropped out of the workforce. so many became discouraged
they stopped looking for work. and if you stop looking for work, the stats tuitions are able to say the unemployment rate is lower now because not some people want work. >> interesting predictions our own ed henry looked into his time as governor of massachusetts and even when he was governor he only managed to get unemployment down to 4.7%. 4% is a long shot. the last time that happened was under president bill clinton. >> specifically what i was talking about he went on to say that we ought to be creating some 500,000 jobs a month if this recovery were where it ought to be. that's where i thought he really perhaps overreached. >> overpromised. the president also talked about the jobs numbers. he basically said that he can't do it alone. he was calling on congress to do their part. >> we're going to recover all the jobs that were lost during the recession. and if we're going to build a
secure economy that strengthens the middle class we have to do more. that's why next week i'm going to urge congress as they start getting back to work to take some actions on some common sense ideas right now that can accelerator even more job growth. my message to congress is just saying no to ideas that will create new jobs is not an option. there is too much at stake for us not to all be rowing in the same direction. >> he went on to site the numbers from his administration 4.2 million jobs created in this recession over the past time and trying to climb out of this dark hole he says. >> i mean, of course, that he says just saying no things that create jobs is not an option. critics would say that's exactly what the president has done saying no to the keystone pipeline he has said no so something that would create thousands of jobs. >> they say if the percentage of adults in the workforce were the same today as it were when he came into office we would have an 11.1%
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>> welcome back to "fox & friends" as we just reported. it sounds like this could be good news, right in the unemployment rate falling slightly from 8.2% down to 8.1% last month. only 115,000 jobs were created. does this mean the economy is stuck in neutral or is the prognosis even worse than that? >> joining us from d.c. this morning. fox news contributor and business leader and mentor amelia antoinettey. good morning to you. >> good morning. >> do i think mitt romney may have overreached on what he thinks would be a good number. but it's hard to celebrate this if you are the president. isn't it? >> oh, absolutely it is. it is is really hard to celebrate if you are actually anybody in the workplace or actually a business owner. the reality is the numbers are not as strong as they need to be. they are not. we are off by miles on this because we have got so much to catch up for. and some people run employed. we all know somebody right now who has been unemployed far
longer than they ever wanted to be. >> let's dive in some of the numbers. you are in the workforce and you work in a maul business sector you see some of these companies hiring or not hiring. we heard companies slowing down of the hiring process. what's to account for that? by all accounts manufacturing coming up. maybe construction picking back up. why the slow down? >> a lot of it -- first of all definitely lack of resources. definitely lack of predictability. also the over bourbon some to predict what takes on emilyee. part time or 1099 or other means to bring on employee to see if i really want to invest in them and not put myself and commit myself for the regulations for a w-2 hire. >> not only is it tough to get a job. impossible to get a raise in this economy. employers are making it worse. now a new trend is asking for new hire's w 2 so they can prove what they made in their previous job. i had this happen just a couple of years ago, not here.
but i was stunned by it and i said absolutely not. is this legal? and is it a growing trend? >> well, it is legal. i think this is definitely where big companies and small companies kind of divide here. because in reality, for me as a small business owner, i am far more liable for asking that than i would ever want to be. because i basically hire in the salary that i can afford. even if you may be great and fabulous. the reality is my budget is my budget is my budget. i need to find other lifestyle things that i can do as a small business person to entice you to work for me. it can't just be about what the salary is it's important, yes, but validating it for me not as important as what it exposes me now that i have to protect that information and now it opens me up to huge confrontation with my employees. i don't want that in my office. >> exactly other employees in the workforce to say i made this, you made. this look at what i'm making right now. amelia, always great to he see you. thanks for getting up earl
little with us and bringing energy to the show. >> any time. >> ahead, it was a shock to fans around this country when we learned nfl legend junior seau took his own life. so can concussions really lead to suicide and why is it such an alarming trend former nfl players? we'll hear from a neurologist on the matter ahead. >> then they defended our freedom and paid the ultimate sacrifice. we are hearing from those making it happening including actor gary sinise. he will be joining us next. today as a member of the active reserves, continue to serve my country that's why i'm proud to be an american. yoe where you don't get thrown by curveballs. ♪ this is the age of knowing how to get things done. so, why let erectile dysfunction get in your way?
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>> while our brave servicemen and women fight for our freedom, sometimes their families pay the ultimate price. among the organizations who offer their support is a marine corps law enforcement foundation. they just held their annual dinner in chicago. joining us now is patrick hayes, he he sits on the foundation's executive committee. his daughter also works here at fox news. and joining him someone of the dinner's honor guests actor gary sinise. gentlemen, thank you for jing us. >> thank you for having us. >> thank you. >> patrick, tell us the highlights of this event. >> well, the marine corps law enforcement foundation was founded in 1995. and our core mission is to provide comfort to the children of the fallen. so, shortly after the casualties happens, our representatives meet with the family and present $30,000 in government bonds, which mature on their 18th birthday to
assist them in their quest for a better life. and to date, we have presented 3155 children with bonds. we have distributed over $54 million to these families. we do this with one paid employee. and we're ranked as one of the best foundations in the country in terms of our ability to take our donor's person money and return it back to the people we serve. >> what a terrific terrific cause. you do great work. we understand our good buddy rick leventhal from fox news channel was the emcee of the event. is he marginally entertaining, right, gary? >> marginally, yes, good job. >> you suffered through it so the event was a success? >> the event was a success. and it was really a pivot point for us. we were fortunate enough to meet with gary and his foundation and having a joint
effort hopefully going forward as we took it away from the needs of the children as our casualties decrease and really start taking care of our severely wounded warriors and gary's foundation has done an excellent job in that. so we are pretty excited having the situation with gary sinise foundation. >> gary, everybody knows you, of course,s an accomplished actor. they may not know how involved have you been with veterans. tell us about how you have devoted this other part of your life to that cause. >> well, i have veterans in my family. i have been involved with veterans groups for many many years. recently, within the last couple of years, started my own foundation, gary sinise foundation, which is kind of an extension of a lot of the work i have been doing in support of many many other charitable organizations that are devoted to giving back to our military. so the gary sinise foundation
is privileged to have been, you know, brought to mcclef the other night. we're privileged to partner up with them on great initiatives. one of those they are going to be supporting us in our home building project for very very severely wounded warriors. we have my foundation has teamed up with the stephan stiller tunnel to towers foundation. we are building homes through america bravest program. can you find out about that on our web site. you can certainly find out about mcclef and all the incredible things they are doing in support of our men and women. >> that is krivsky. well, gary sinise, patrick hayes, thanks so much for sharing your cause with us. we will link your foundations on our web site at fox news dot come. thanks so much, gentlemen, best of luck. >> thank you, alisyn. >> thank you. >> thank you ali. they are convicted criminals, so why are they receiving workers' comp while behind
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>> don't stop the music. kentucky derby. >> i'm not sure either. welcome back to "fox & friends," everybody. how many of you are like me and you are guilty of doing this all the time. >> so guilty. >> checking in with your work email. >> not a bad idea. >> and we went to go see the avengers movie yesterday. how do i have 78 emails in the 2 hours and 23 minutes that we went into that movie. it's junk, spam, all sorts of stuff. a new study out this morning says if you are one of the people that actually puts email away and only checks it ever so often sparingly like an email vacation, your level of stress now plummets as a result of it. >> researchers at u irvine checking email and living like these guys do always on the blackberry actually has physiological symptoms. your heart rate increases. they got a test group where just regular people going
about their business. they wired them up with heart monitors and they found out that as you check your email your heart rate starts pal pay tailgating and going up because you think that you have to respond immediately. >> that's right. your heart rate goes up and your focus goes down. your ability to focus on something decreases. don't put us in the same category he is much better about this than me. and clayton helped me in that he made me go on a twitter vacation, a twitter cakdz and i stayed away from twitter for a whole week it was so therapeutic. it was life changing. i'm trying to make a few changes. >> they say to do that with email as well. take email vacation. forever your physical health you have to do it. even if you can just take the it for a few hours a day it will help. >> dive into information. i have my own spin on this in a second. when we found that when you remove email from workers' lives they multitask less and experience less stress. email vacations on the job may
be a good ideal. we need to experiment with that my friend paul miller who writes for the verge a very popular tech web site this week went on a break from the internet. and it was all over the blowing sphere this week. he has gone on a break from the internet one year. he says his communication has increased. he is talking to family members. is he learning about the news from not reading the newspaper. and. >> he is talking to family members by what carrier pay gone? >> right. how else the phone? >> phone. >> imagine that a phone call. >> weird. >> i recommend just having a certain time where you check your work email. so you can do t before nine or after 5:00 u whatever. limit yourself to a few hours. >> i know the answer to that by the way it has to be at the end of the day we had our organizational. >> not at the end of the day. >> end of the work day. if you do it at the beginning it eats up your whole day. >> one other tip get to end box. either write back right then or delete it don't sit there and say i'm going to get to it later.
it's worthless that's when the stress starts to build up. >> stay on twitter for the next three and a half hours and tweet us what you think about ff weekend. >> let's get to your news and tell us what else is happening in the world. blind chinese disdent gouge cheng. fellowship at new york university. it's believed that cheap will accept that deal. secretary of state hillary clinton says she sen couraged by the developments. chen, you know, fled house arrest and sought refuge at the u.s. embassy. he exposed the forced abortion policy there. the parents of a missing 6-year-old arizona girl are speak out now. isabel was reported missing two weeks ago and her parents say they last saw her wednesday, put her to bed. sergio and becky responding to criticism that they received for being tight-lipped about the investigation. >> the first week honestly all i wanted to do was just hide and cry. i didn't want to be in front of you guys. maybe that's where we were
supposed to be. but i couldn't. i can't. i didn't want to. i wanted to be sitting in my room crying. it was hard enough to be with my kids and my family much less come and talk to you guys. >> isabel's patients both took a policy graph early in the investigation but the results have not been released. >> metro bus driver causing a 10 car pileup. seeing it has it happened. take a look at this video. >> this is dash cam video just released out of austin, texas. can you see the impact from the crash jolting passengers out of their seats. nine people were taken to the hospital. the bus driver appeared to have pushed the gas instead of the brake. is he now out of a job. it turns it out being thrown in the slammer did not stop as many as 200 convicted felons in new york from receiving workers' comp payments. the state comptroller while
behind bars seven inmates received more than $36,000 combined from the state. another 193 prisoners were potentially being paid by their private insurance carriers. that's a loophole. it should be closed, i believe. >> that account was taking a vacation. [ laughter ] >> let's talk a little sports now. rivera enters the ballgame to the metallica song enter sand man. exit from the game momentarily sounded like an old country music song though. the greatest closer of all times has a torn acl will not end his legendary career. >> i love the game. i love to compete. the good lord give me the opportunity to come back and do it again. that's what i wanted to do. >> that's right, folks. the 42-year-old is not going out like that. he says he will be back after that acl repair. as for the game yankees got a
much needed win. bronx bomber beat the royals snapping a skid. dave robinson struck out the side his replacement in the near term. meanwhile, a bad playoff series for the chicago bulls just got even worse. derrrick rose already out for the playoffs. now joakim noah a turned his ankle. this is a tough one to watch but do it none the less. can you see him going down there in the third quarter. philly fans, well, they are philly fans. they booed santa claus and they cheered joakim noah getting injured. typical philly fans. the sixers beat the bulls. 79-74. the top seed in the east now trailing 2-1 in the series. and far from a good day for tiger woods. going way off course at the wells fargo championship in charlotte.
seems that the path of his career may be taking a similar path. he could not find his ball on that shot you just saw. that never happens in golf. didn't get a penalty. >> happened to me. >> alisyn: shot a one over par 73. not with the big boys. finishing 13 shots behind the leader nic wadny. this is the 8th time he has missed the cut in his career. second time in three years he has missed the cut at quail hallow. >> he is struggling. >> i have to bring a bag of balls. >> someone actually think someone snatched the ball and that's why it disappeared. >> that's what happens with mine as well. >> today is the 138th running of the roses. what can we expect? >> we turn to anna live at churchill downs. she has already had 8 julips. >> how are you doing? no way. the weather is nasty here. cooperating with 300,000 fans
expected at churchill downs between today and derby day. a lot of pomp and circumstance leading up to post time of 6:24 this evening. mother nature raining on our parade. we will bring in racing analysts from t med to shub. good morning to you. >> blue skies just came out. what a wonderful. you look amazing. your first kentucky derby, right? >> it is. >> have you dressed the part. you will be impressed with what you see today. last year record attendance of 164,000. rain will not dampen the spirits of anyone coming out to churchill downs. >> i want to ask you about that because yesterday some of the race delayed for objection day. what will have to change for the horses to go? >> this is going to change. the horses will be going. we have a 13 race card today and the derby itself goes off at 624 eastern time. this racetrack here dries out quicker than any racetrack i have been around in mechanic. it took a lot of rain overnight. already the skies are
clearing. could end up with a fast track by the time they get to the ken den derby. which horses are going to be more desirable. >> the morning line favorite was brodie mis ter based on his win. current favorite is union rags. michael mats. if the name sounds familiar it should. he won the kentucky derby in 2006 with the best kentucky derby win everywhere i have seen in person. that was barbaro. look at union rags how is he training up to this race he reminds me a lot of the late barbaro. union rags great deserved. back to you. >> a few years ago we were talking about how muddy and rainy and nasty it was. >> hopefully it will clear up. >> it was a shock to fans when we learned nfl legend junior seau took his life this past week. can brain injuries lead to depression. hear from neurologist on the
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the house. >> don't you think in these tough economic times that the taxpayers are going to have a hard time understanding why you would be driving a lexus on their dime? >> i'm driving a hybrid car as required by the rules. i'm not violating any rules, i work hard. >> there was outrage about the gsa's lavish spending. where is the outrage over this one. why should taxpayers be footing the bill here. notly good morning, sir. >> good morning, sir. how are you? we were talking about trillion-dollar annual deficit. this is not a tremendous amount of money. it's about the principle. why should congressman get $1,000 to lease a car on the taxpayer dime? >> look, this is solyndra, the chevy volt, and the gsa all rolled into one. you get $1,000 a month for a lease if you get in an e.p.a. approved car. and you can go over that thousand dollars if you use
your car as a mobile office. anyone want to guess what number upwards of 99% of these people are claiming it's a mobile office and therefore can go above the $1,000? it's really -- you are right. it's not a ton of money in the grand scheme of deficit things. but, given the absurdity of people making $170,000 a year. getting $1,000 a month from a car from us is a little absurd. >> i'm a car guy. i know you can lease a car, a pretty good car anywhere from 3 to $500. it is shocking to see some of the sticker numbers for the folks. there you go the average american's monthly payment between 350 and $430. let's applaud them. it's bipartisan. congress doesn't do a whole lot together. this is both republicans and democrats. why doesn't the senate do it? >> well, i think the senate got rid of it. they had a rule like this. they got rid of it in 2008 or 2007. so they did do it.
now, keep in mind, the thousand dollar limit was imposed either this year or last year. before, you could go wilder than that. >> right. so this is only recently did they cap it? >> again you can go higher if your car also serves as a mobile office. >> the solyndra part you say they are forced to drive a hybrid? >> yeah. and the chevy volt part, too. you have -- to get the thousand dollars, you have to get -- there is a list of e.p.a. approved vehicles from which it choose. and, of course, the lexus is on there and all these luxury hybrids are on there. yeah you can get it my favorite by the way towns represents brooklyn, new york how much do you need a car in brooklyn, new york. he is spending $11,500 a year of our money on his lease and his median income of the people he represents is just over 30 grand. >> perhaps the tad out of
touch. seton motley president of less government. thanks for being with us, sir. >> appreciate it thank you. >> folks, let us know how you feel about it at ff weekend. the self-proclaimed mastermind of the 9/11 terror attacks is a step closer to justifiable this morning. khalid sheikh mohammed set to be arraigned at guantanamo bay today. we will go live to gitmo. catherine herridge top of the hour. then his death is a shock to fans. nfl legend junior seau emotional pain much deeper than what his friends and family understood? and what did that have to do with playing professional football? we'll explore that next. nse of direction, at&t created a mobile asset solution to protect and track everything. so every piece of equipment nows where it is, how it's doing or where it goes next. ♪ this is the bell on the cat. [ male announcer ] it's a network of possibilities --
here was a hall of famer who seemed to have it all. one football player says he understands his pain and it's more common than we think. high profile punter for the baltimore ravens and houston oilers, he he hid his own mental illness for years. and he believes many professional football players are doing the same. he is the president of every mn-dot organize. coalition to increase mental health research. also with us is dr. tina sety. neurologist and treating physician with the new york giants. thank you both for being here. >> thanks, ali. >> great to have you here. i want to start with you. what did you think when you heard of junior seau's death? >> i was shocked. i really thought about his family and i immediately thought about my family. i could totally relate to the emotional pain that he must have been going through. depression carries a level of fear and hopelessness that can spin us out and by the grace of god i'm still here. i mean, to be totally candid,
i actually had a manic episode and subsequent depression and i'm down here in florida being treated here at behavioral health of the palm beaches. and it's been a tough time. and seeing what happened to junior and seeing what happened to his whole family, it's been a tragedy. >> and, greg, you know, we really appreciate you sharing this personal part of your life. we know it's not easy to talk about it publicly. can you help us explain what happens to professional football players? i'm not talking about the physical impact of the job of getting hit in the head. obviously that's taking a toll and we will talk to the doctor about it in a second. but the emotional impact of the lifestyle? you guys have it all, right? fame and fortune? what goes wrong? >> well, making the transition from a gladiator to citizen q is very difficult process. the injuries and the brain trauma aside, when you are in the spotlight, and all of a sudden the curtain comes down
for the final time, it's very difficult to make that transition back into society. i mean, we don't only have an identity crisis, but we need to reinvent ourselves and fit back in. and if you look at the statistics of divorce and bankruptcy to all the nfl retired players, i mean, there is really no -- there is no wonder that there is a lot of depression out there. i really feel there needs to be a better transition from pros to citizenship. >> we know that you are working on that. dr. sety, i want to bring you in now because let's talk about the physical impact. one of junior seau's teammates just yesterday in "u.s.a. today" reported he estimated junior seau must have had about 1500 concussions during his career. is there a link between concussions and depression and mental illness. >> concussion disrupts chemical reaction in the brain and repeated may lead to depression. having said that without a
clearly documented concussion history, any assumption that the head trauma that he may or may not have had have led to his depression is purely speculative. >> we know his family is actually donating his brain to science so that this can be studied. so, in other words, we're just on the cusp of figuring out the limping. >> exactly. there is a lot of research being done currently to investigate that further. the pathology is essential to diagnose the condition of chronic traumatic encephalopathy. precise incidence of enaccept plop patty after head injury is unknown and may be higher than we think. >> greg obviously depression and mental illness effects people not just professional football players. you are trying to help people and build awareness for that. what do you say to people today who are struggling? >> i think the big word is communication. we have to get educated and make sure that we build a support group. there is a lot of great
organizations out there. and if people go to screening for mental health.org. nomi.org or dbsa it's a situation we have to be able to ask for help. many, especially men, are too proud to ask for help when this comes to mental illness or depression. we have to communicate. >> i can imagine that's very true of professional football players. thanks so much for coming in to talk about this important topic. greg, i will put a link to your web site on our blog here. we really appreciate it. thanks so much. >> thanks, ali. >> thank you. >> coming up, veterans sending a message to president obama with their new ad. waited until you see this. fe ? droid does. and does it launch apps by voice while learning your voice ? launch cab4me. droid does. keep left at the fork. does it do turn-by-turn navigation ?
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arraigned today. we have a live report from guantanamo next. >> just call him the campaigner in chief. president barack obama officially kicking off his re-election bid in ohio today. but hasn't he already been hitting the trail and fundraising for several months now? >> and that's the spirit. spirit airlines is having a change of heart. the airline now says it will refund dying veteran's money. is it too little, too late? we'll report, you decide. "fox & friends" hour number two starts right now. >> we start this hour with a fox news alert for you because the confessed master mind behind the september 11th attacks and four alleged accomplices will be arraigned in cuba today. catherine herridge is live in guantanamo bay with the details. catherine, what do you know? >> >> well, thank you, good
morning, the 9/11 suspects will be arraigned in the military court about fifth yards from where i'm standing right now. i will be one of three television reporters inside that court to watch history unfold. also, there were expecting six of the 9/11 families including blake allison when he said good by to his wife that morning in boston he had no idea that he would never see her again. >> when you are with somebody you think you are going to be with the rest of your life, you're with them at the airport. you hug them good by, and t really is is good is is goodbyey vanish. they vanished into thin air. >> the five 9/11 suspects including the self-described architect khalid sheikh mohammed are faces charges hijacking and murder all in violation of war. charges for men inch thick 66 pages to list the names of all of the victims. this is the second time the men have been in this
guantanamo military court. since president obama adopghted the military commissions the process is fair and lawful and they will try to bance transparent as possible. >> there really are forces and methods about future attacks and future dangers. again, i understand the skepticism. it is not a justification to not disclose information because it is embarrassing or because it violates the law. >> the question this morning is whether the 9/11 suspects will try to enter guilty pleas. they tried to do that in december of 2008. under the new rules they can plead guilty but it will be up to a jury to decide whether they will get the death penalty. guys back to you. whamplet a position you will have catherine inside that courtroom. we look forward to hearing more from you. that's incredible what catherine just said 66 pages just to list the names of the victims.
>> over an inch thick. unbelievable. >>th. >> catherine, thank you. one of three television reporters to see that history. >> that's remarkable. we're lucky to have her. >> more happening because of the u.s. drone strike killed at least 10 insurgents in region of pakistan. haven for militants. north waziristan near the afghan border. claims the drone strikes are counter productive. have danged al qaeda and other terror groups. prosecutors in the john edwards' trial turning their focus to rachel bunny melon the millionaire heiress who donated more than $700,000 to the democrat when he was running for president back in 2008. brian huffman took the stand. he said melon was frustrated when she finally learned her donations had actually been used to hide edwards' affair with rielle hunter saying quote maybe he should pay for his girlfriend himself. of course, edwards denies snowing the funds were being used for that purpose. melon's lawyer alex forger also took the stand yesterday.
we will hear more from him when testimony continues on monday. extreme weather center for you now. powerful tornado reeking havoc last night in minnesota. you are looking at what's left of a farm in keister after it was torn apart by the twister. the farm had been around for three generations. several trees also toppled. the good news, no injuries have been reported. more severe storms expected through tomorrow. an 18-year-old marine reservist suing a connecticut car dealership for firing him after he chose to serve his country. supervisor at chevrolet of milford made him choose between the marines or the dealership. laser says that he was fired when he said he would be leaving for training. his attorney says that's a violation of the uniform services employment and reemployment act. g.m. says the dealership is independently operated but closely following the lawsuit and always supported members of the military. those are your headlines. >> thanks so much, alisyn. here is a story that won't go
away and people continue to talk about it because now the lead, i guess, ross substitute in the whole secret service scandal is speaking out. dine war reds on a radio talk show yesterday and fielded calls from different reporters around the world and our own molly henneberg actually got on the phone and asked some questions as to whether any of the federal agencies have now actually approached her to get information. here is her response. listen to this shocking message. >> was there anything in the hotel room that you found that was related to president obama or president obama's schedule or anything in the room that you saw that would have linked that man to the president's visit? she didn't say anything weird or anything that could relate this man to president obama or any kind of information on president the. >> she also went on to say that the federal agencies never contacted her. the secret service hasn't reached out to interview her. there has been no other official investigation into her. they haven't called. >> she went on to say, you
know, if she chose to, if she wanted to, she could have rifled through any of this agent's stuff because he was sound asleep all night long. now, we don't know what kind of sensitive documents were there in the room. but we do know whatever there was, no attention was being paid to their safety and security. >> if her story is to be believed, that she said that had she been a terrorist, she could have gotten her hands on sensitive or classified documentation because he was in a stupor basically is the way describes it sleeping off a bender that he was on after consuming tons of vodka she said. >> she said that he shoe walked out in the hallway when she wasn't getting her money from him and supposed to get the $800 and she was only given 3 a went down the hallway and saw a police officer down the hallway. this is when this whole thing unfolded the police officer walked back to the room with her. they knocked on the door. they could see the secret service agent's feet under the door he wouldn't answer the door because he sees the feet
under the peephole. knowing if secret service agent. >> if she had known he was a member of the secret service, she actually would have never culled the local police because all the scandal has really brought a lot of trouble into her life. something she never wanted to' happen. she never. to the come out in public. everything that has happened has not been any good for her. if she had learned that he was a member of the secret service, she would never have called the police and made all this happen. meanwhile a story you have been hearing an awful lot on this network a week or so or 10 days the spirit airline where they refused to refund a vietnam vet who bass dying and told he wasn't healthy enough to make his flight. they told him they would not refund his ticket. that is company policy regardless of your health stowers. it appears now somewhat of a happy ending for this vet the
vo is changing his tune. his name is ben. here is his statement now. sometimes we make mistakes, in my statements regarding mr. meekens request for refund. i failed to explain why it makes spirit airlines the a fordable choice for travelers. did i not demonstrate the respect and passion that i should have given her medical condition and his service to our country. >> this probably turned this entire turn about from the ceo of spirit airlines. take a listen to mr. meekens. >> you want people to boycott. >> yes. because i believe that maybe at the next board meeting. when this quarter's financial bottom line is read. maybe the board of directors will say to the guy that's curepghtly the ceo, you're a little young, maybe you better change your thoughts.
that's the only open i have for people in the future who are like me who have run into a problem unexpectedly, i didn't expect to be terminal. i wouldn't have purchased a ticket to begin with. they should just case by case review it. >> the other issue is that the ceo doubled down on their refusal to refund. you know, forgetting that which is that they say their policy is that you should have taken out insurance. you should have taken out insurance because what does that say to all the other passengers who take out insurance on a regular basis? we're going to make an exception for you? thean that means we have to make exception for everyone. >> paying out of his pocket. refunding the ticket. donating $5,000 to wounded warriors. we ask you is it too little too late. email us at friends at foxandfriends.com. >> jerry meekins is a super sweet guy that's all he wanted is for them to make a donation. he has gotten that.
maria molina joins us with weather. >> big event, kentucky derby later this afternoon. raining out there right now. very humid, very muggy. we are expecting conditions to improve throughout the afternoon hours. we actually will start to see the thunderstorms moving out of the area and also start to dry out why 5:00 p.m. i do think we will stay generally pretty quiet. showers further on towards the north not looking at so many problems for during the race time. again, drying out. still warm out there with temperatures into the middle 80's. otherwise, right now we have those heavy showers and also thunderstorms just south of louisville where we are seeing actually the potential for severe storms because we do have a severe thunderstorm watch out there across southwestern portions of kentucky. this does not include the city of louisville. this is the area where we could see some of that large hail and damaging winged gusts from some of those storms. as we head off towards montana, idaho and wheeling dealing with snow along system of the higher elevations a couple of inches will be
possible. >> coming up on the show, president barack obama officially kicking off his re-election bid in ohio today. hasn't he already been hitting the trail for a few months now? we will explore that coming up next. >> plus,have you ever kept a secret stash of money from your spouse? a new study says keeping it hidson now more difficult than ever and you can thank technology for that, morris. i'll explain ahead. >> honey, don't look in that iron man toy chest at home. [ male announcer ] what can you do with plain white rice? when you pour chunky beef with country vegetables soup over it... you can do dinner. four minutes, around four bucks. campbels chunky. it's amazing what soup can do.
officially kicking off election campaign today. hasn't he been campaigning all year. even some on the left are criticizing the president for being in full on campaign mode. joining us is special counsel to lanny davis. >> thank you. >> there is a new book out by a political scientist at the naval comedian in which this person has crunched the numbers president obama has already set a record for campaign fundraising. he claims that the number is 191 already. okay? we're still six months away from the election. and he says that that number is more than george w. bush and bill clinton combined. is he now the campaigner in chief? are those criticisms fair, lanny? let me start with you? >> first of all, good morning, ed, and the two of us having been in politicking for a few years. let me say how shocked i am that an incumbent president is campaigning for office as president and the opposition party is complaining. this is a shocking development
in american politics. >> lanny, it's more than other people. >> of course more. >> hear more than predecessors combined that doesn't make a dent. >> funny numbers. let's see the numbers. secondly, wouldn't you expect the republicans to said it's more and democrats say it's less. i remember when they criticized saying it's more. shocking, partisan politics, it's nothing but that. i don't think anybody can going to take this seriously. >> dana milbank wrote in a column in the "the washington post" just this welcome. he says shouldn't presidential leadership about setting an example? instead erasing blurred lines between twaining and governing. he went on to call it slizy. >> i don't know whether it's sleazy or not. they have put their top political people in very high levels in the white house. lanny, you and i have been around the game a long time. always been the political person never been the entire team. super imposed ever since the midterm elections when they took a bath in the congress.
they set up their headquarters in chicago. they have been raising money at a record pace. they basically have divided their legacy as most presidents do is getting reelected and everything else by the -- away from the boards. i think this has been a nonstop campaign. he does campaigning better than he does governing. so, you know, maybe that's what he likes and maybe that's why weeing s. doing it? >> i want to show you some political ads and one that is controversial. veterans have just released an ad. some of them include navy seals in which they object to president obama's handling of the usama bin laden raid anniversary. let's watch this new ad and get to you comment. >> i can report i directed leon pa net attachment i was briefed. i met repet 'ed willly. i called. i as commander and chief. >> we don't need to spike the football. >> i said that i would go after bin laden if we had a
clear shot at him and did i. >> suppose the navy seals had gone in there suppose they had been captured and killed. the downside would have been horrible. >> lanny, let me start with you. obviously they are pointing out that perhaps president obama has taken too much credit for this. what do you make of this? >> well, first of all, i wasn't comfortable with the political advertisement about the killing of usama bin laden. and i criticized it and i still think it was poor judgment. i think the facts speak for themselves. those excerpts are completely taken out of context. president obama gave full credit to these heroic people who killed usama bin laden. but, also, honest republicans give president obama credit for making the very tough call to send them in as opposed to other options. but he has done too much in my opinion and it it's a political mistake to exploit this. he should have allowed the
facts to speak for themselves and certainly a political ad was wrong timing in my view. >> the political ad you are talking about is the president's observe political ad that we are seeing now on the other side of our screen. what do you make of the criticism of the president? >> the criticism is very legitimate. the president made the right decision and it's a courageous decision but more important. the navy seals our special forces are extraordinary group of young men and women. went out and did the job. the key thing here is from the night that it happened a year ago, the white house staff ran out and took credited for a whole bunch of things they shouldn't have and addition closed a whole bunch of stuff they shouldn't have. at the end of the day america will not tolerate and navy seals and veterans don't want to be used as political props. they want to do the job and do it well and fight for a very long fevered time. the real battle is going to be over the defense budget. i would hope that president obama and mr. romney will discuss the drastic cuts that they are talking about making here that will basically put
our nation in real jeopardy. more important, these men and women who have served us so ably over the last decade. put a lot of their lives in jeopardy. >> that seems sure tore of the upcoming battle. >> parents are still picking up the tabernacle for their college-aged kids. this is according to a new study, but are we setting up kids to fail? this isn't just college tuition. this is the tab for everybody. we report. you decide. great week for one colorado man. he finds out his cancer is in remission and then he gets an invite to play catch with a rockie's picture. he is here to tell us all about it. with every door direct mail from the postal service, you'll find the customers that matter most: the ones in your neighborhood. print it yourself or find a local partner. and postage is under 15 cents. i wish i would have known that cause i really don't think i chose the best location.
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good to be on here, go buffs. what a day you just find out that you are cancer free. you get home, you check twitter. there is a tweet from the new rockies ace pitcher. it says, quote. anybody on lunch break up for a catch with me? take me from there. what happened next? >> i responded to the tweet.
i said -- i lived downtown denver. i said hey, i'm downtown, a few blocks away from the stadium. i have my gloves. let's go do. this he responded and said when you can be here? i hopped in a cab and headed to the stadium. >> seconds later you are walking through the boughs of coors field something you had only seen on tv. you are on the field, throwing, playing catch with a rockies pitcher. how surreal was it? how were your emotions? >> it took a while to sink. in as i was walking through the clubhouse i was like this is kind of crazy. it was all hitting me it was a really cool experience. >> he was obviously taking aback by the fact that you are an amputee. you are high school kid that had to endure cancer. such an upbeat outlook for you. that's what's amazing. do you stand up comedy. do you motivational speaking. what is your message for people going through cancer, going through tough times? >> i guess my message is that, you know, there are better
days ahead. and that, you know, this is something that you can get through and to keep your head up while you are going through it and to stay positive and believe in muirself. >> so what was the best part of this situation playing catch with jeremy guthrie, meeting tim tebow, going to his tournament, swinging the driver of the masters champion? what was the best part of all of it? >> it's hard to decide really. it's been a pretty incredible few weeks. so, i don't know if i can rank one thing higher on the list than anything else. but it's all been pretty spectacular. >> probably when doctors told you you were cancer free, folks, you can donate to cancer research on woody's web site. woody rose land.com. you also have started a bit of a cancer rap i'm told and you are going to do a bit of it for us this morning? >> yeah. i did start messing around with it it and then i started telling more people and they wanted to help. so now i'm working with jordin sparks is the producer named
gabriel. is he helping me out on this. foundation supporting me on this. we should be finished working on it here pretty soon. i would love to give you a preview. >> you are not quite ready? you can do it? >> oh, can i give you a preview. >> let's wrap it up with your rap. let's hear a bit. >> please don't doubt it dude if i told you cancer is sucking it's all about attitude. you don't know me know that tim tebow is my homey. see the difference between you and me is my hair deficiency. not some hair gel malignant cells. one minute reading vogue and then have cells going rogue. good health is a fleeting gift. who knows when you will be the one who needs a lift. it's our time, our shift to live as if. as if what we do makes a difference. as if we could be the ones who change the world.
donate plaza matchett help a kid with asthma. give your money or your time. they are both just fine. don't worry about your capabilities or your disabilities. some contra and the possibilities in your responsibilities. it's our world, our time. what's left is a mess. and it's single candle than to curse the darkness. >> fantastic job. the power of social networking and the power of a positive attitude. woody roseland thanks for being with you this morning. keep up the positive message go. smoky hill. >> thank you so much. thank you for having me on here. have a great day. >> have a great weekend. coming up, folks, have you ever hidden money from your significant other? new study finds that technology is helping suspicious spouses find out what their husbands and wives are really spending. we will tell you how not to get caught coming up. plus, it's the running of the roses. we're taking you to the kentucky derby and standing by with the inside scoop. we will catch up with her.
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wow? what is this? >> it's my mad money. >> $200 here. >> yeah. i get awful mad. >> that is getting a whole lot harder to do. lucy trying to hide money from her husband because of the digital era. why now hiding money from your spouse is becoming increasingly difficult. you know, put at the top of the list number one reap for divorce. money, money-related issues. a lot of couples are deceptive about that extra bank account and money they have tucked away to go and buy shoes, alisyn. >> i do have a slush fund. i actually have forgotten what i have done with it and put it. i doubt tim could find it why is it -- i mean, why is it getting easier to detect? you would think with the advent of technology it would be easier to hide. >> it is easier to hide. you leave a digital trail now that's the difficulty. >> look at what happened with tiger woods with the extra cell phone and extra texting.
it's the text messages that brought down tiger woods. look at these statistics, 31% of adults with combined assets are deceptive with money still in this day and age with the extra advent of digital era. >> 58% of adults say they have hid cash from their spouse or partner. of course you have. doesn't everybody need just a little slush fund, a little mad money? i mean is, that so bad? is that so wrong i ask you? i always skim a little bit off the top. she looks at all the statements. i don't want her to know exactly how much her gifts cost. >> look at the credit card statements she can buy whatever she wants i don't pay any attention. >> my wife is is the analytical spreadsheet person. she got an assignment in school she did it the first night it was assigned not like me waiting five weeks. she has the excel spread
sheets all spread out. she knows where the money is going and what we are wasting money on. >> be careful if you are doing something sneaky and really trying to hide it because it's apparently getting easier. let's talk about this other 207 pick. another column out by parenting coach. five things you should never say to your children. these are the things could do lasting damage. here they are. >> the first one is i don't care. when your child is saying something, if you are angry don't say i don't care. that leaves a lasting impression. >> how would that come up though? give me an example. >> i just really want this stuffed animal. please, please, i really don't want it. >> i don't care. >> let me give you a situation. sometimes kids really know how they think they can get at you. fine, i don't love you anymore. then isn't it appropriate to say i don't care. and dave gets all weep jy? >> no, no, it's not. that sends a bad message.
>> i have no basis for. this i just want to know for the future. >> your hypothetical scares us. >> number two on the list is don't tell your kids to act their age. again, guilty, guilty, guilty. >> how does a 4-year-old know what being aing your age is how is your 4-year-old supposed to know what acting your age means? >> look around. step up. >> okay, jerry. >> don't tell them to say you're sorry. >> she says model it don't just force them. just don't force them to do it. model how it's supposed to be done. >> don't you get it? that's another one you are supposed to say to the kids. no they don't. number five,. >> this is really interesting. >> if you tell your kids i'm going to leave without you. apparently can scar them for life because they do have abandonment fears if you say you are going to leave -- dave. >> i have done this to my son only one and done it.
they run along and get in the car. >> at some point it will stop working. let us know the bad things you have said to your children if you would like to share them. >> having said those, it's okay. >> i have got some that i'm running through my head. >> find us on twitter. a maryland teenager is pleading guilty for trying to help the homegrown terrorist known as jihad jane how are about to see a picture of. 18-year-old mohammed hasan khalid who was born in pakistan now faces 15 years behind bars. he nitted yesterday to offering to raise money and recruit terrorists for colleen larose who calls herself jihad jane. facing life in prison for plotting to kill a swedish artist who offended muslims. they are speaking out. these are the parents of 6-year-old isabel salise. they are responding to criticism that they have received for being
tight-lipped about the case. >> the first week honestly all i wanted to do was hide amend cry. i didn't want to be in front of you guys. maybe that's where we were supposed to be, i couldn't. i can't -- i didn't want to. i wanted to be sitting in my room crying. it was hard enough to be with my kids and my family. much less come and talk to you guys. >> celis was reported missing two weeks ago. last saw her when they put her to bed. they have both taken a policy graph tests but results have not been released. nasa harvard and others agencies hacker who's call themselves the unknowns have reportedly come -- come pro-mifsed documents. point is to highlight vulnerabilities in the web sites. nasa officials say the breach was detected and the site taken off offline saying no. air force says they are
investigating. talking about dog's best friend woman steps in as her dog is being attacked by a bear. 2 auto pound black bear grabbing this poor guy named lily. after the golden retriever was checking out her cub. that's when the owner grabbed the first thing she could find her son's toy sword and managed to scare the bear off. lily was hurt in the ordeal but has been treated and is expected to be okay. is that why you carry. >> keep a sword around. i have thor's hammer nearby too. if you have a bear that's why you keep it around. >> who knew? >> let's get to maria molina now with a check of our weather. she is sporting the derby hat. that is a nice like for you. >> beautiful. i'm in derby spirit but i am not reporting live from louisville. we are in new york city. and it's actually very foggy out here and kind of misty. not the prettiest saturday morning for you guys. hey, it could be worse. it could be pouring rain like
it has been across the city of louisville. here in new york city we will expect temperatures to remain relatively cool only in the up 60's. 56 degrees in new york city. much warmer as you head westward. 74 in memphis only early morning 70 in kansas city and upper 60's for the city of dallas, texas. we will see the temperatures continue to rise. all of that warm air is actually going to be spelling some trouble out across organizations of the plains. we are going to have a chance to see some severe weather break out across parts of texas and also into the northern plains. the main concerns for today will be large hail and damaging wind gusts. guys, we can never rule out a tornado one of those thunderstorms dozen some spinning motion or rotates a little bit and you have got a tornado on the ground. or that chance for it phis? >> all right. thank you so much, maria. >> thank you, maria. and they are off. it's that time of year again as you saw from maria's hat. time for the derby. time to get the inside scoop from racing. we are joined by anna coinman
who is live at a nasty, nasty track there not good weather. >> she looks sunny. >> she looks great. >> thank you. and it is starting to clear up just a bit. the sun is starting to come out. anticipation is building for the 138 running of the roses here at churchill downs. we did have thunderstorms late in the afternoon that did delay some of the races. we got more thunderstorms overnight and even this morning. it's going to really be changing the way that people are placing their bets. $112 million wagered last year at the derby race alone. a lot of money is at stake. joined now by a trainer here. a louisville native. paul mcgee, good morning good morning to you. >> good morning, anna. >> how is the track really going to be changing the way that the horses are running today? >> they didn't open it for training this morning which is unusual. and the trainers with the more high strung 3-year-old colt p colts are going to be a little bit taken out of their rhythm a little bit. it would be nice to get them out here and get some of that
pent up energy out of their system. more laid back horses won't be affected. >> what do you think about the three favorites, union rags and brodie meister. >> rags proven winner. brodie meister has never run on off track. it's going to be a trial for him to see how he likes it. >> okay. we had seen a lot of the tractors going around. what's the process like? >> well, they literally squeegee off the water on the racetrack. churchill is known for drying out very fast. i any of there is a good chance it will actually be a fast track by race time. >> all right. thank you so much. two horses racing today. good luck to you, all right? >> guys, back to you. >> thanks, anna. check back in to see how the track conditions improve. parents still picking up the tab for their adult kids.
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>> over 60% of parents now helping their college kids financially. what moms and dads are paying for and why is the host of stossel on the fox business network. hey john. >> hey clayton, you need a parenting book. you and dave. >> i do. i need a will the of help in that department. can you call me afterwards and maybe you can help me break down and keep me from doing what some parents are doing. we put this handy dandy graphic together. what in the world is going on here.
parents still paying for things like the average electric bill, they are paying for services, 42%. they are paying for graduation, 35%. they are paying for car payments, 23%. the average payment for a house payment $3,000, shelling out all kinds of money. what is going on here, john? >> remember this study has not revealed if this is a new trend. it may be that they always paid this. i would doubt that. because kids go to college longer now. kids who shouldn't be in college are grad school are pushed to go there by government. and the prices are way up because the government gives the colleges and the students all this money so the colleges compete on recreation facilities and hiring assistant deans of affirmative action. inflation has been 150% in the past 20 years. college tuition went up 700%. not surprising parents pay more. >> responsibility that seems to be pushed to the side.
kids want to come back and live in their parent's basement. >> well, it's free. >> right. who could turn that down? eventually they leave but they stay longer. >> they push them out. your book has got me thinking. standing in backyard looking up in a tree that has been hanging there since hurricane irene came down and these branches are we called the city government. we have asked them to come out and try to take care of these branches that are on the power lines no less. if i would call a local tree service, they would be there the next day. your book drives home the message though that the government just can't get things done effectively. tell us more. >> but we can. the subtitle is individuals succeed. how did we get flush toilets and air conditions. the private sector does amazing stuff. government fails again and again and, yet, when we are scared, when we see a problem, our instinct is to say there ought to be law. so it gets bigger. >> right.
and the book "no they can't, why government fails but individuals succeed" drives home a message when you think about a company like apple or john deere. put government in charge of it may get 30 years to get something like that. >> totally true. we need some limited government. that was the genius of the founders. government to keep us safe. then, when you leave free people alone they produce prosperity. the reason this recovery has been so slow is because everybody is scared of the government now. i talked to entrepreneurs who have created thousands of jobs. the head of best buy, staples, they say i don't know that i could do this today because we don't even understand the rules anymore. >> that's true. we had antoinettey talking about the uncertainty in the marketplace earlier. john stossel if i need to a place to stop i know i can come to your basement. >> thanks. >> spirit airlines finally making things right for a dying veteran. why the change of heart suddenly? find out coming up. cooking up your favorite
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cheese, then you bake it you can make it ahead. we will top with some mexican avocado. the best in the world. we're going to also put chips on it we're going to use toast at this time toes. >> that's great. we will put the recipe on our web site. tell us what that fruity concoction. >> margarita french toast. we made a berry mixture. then we added lime and at this we'll la. >> oh my gosh. it's delicious. add a little bit of whipped cream to it. serve a little bit of whipped
cream. little bit more berries. >> >> imus: tasting. this dave is going to talk about his favorite concoction. >> all eyes on the bacon pineapple march gore rita. starts with mayor marinetteing bacon in tequila. >> for a week. >> keep them in the fridge. >> for a week? >> for a week or so. >> make a most. >> bacon flavor. >> incredible flavor. you model the pineapple with the mint and the sugar and then you add the tequila, we made a little version for you. actually, you shake it really really really well. and that also is going to take all the flavors from the pineapple, from the mint, from the bacon, little piece of bacon there. >> what did you do on the side there. >> party in your mouth.
>> chilly, salt, chili. >> i think these call for a hat. >> that's a good idea. thank you. >> we need the music. >> okay, music, please. happy cinco bemyo, everybody. >> olay. >> the book is truly mexican. thanks for being here. >> thank you guys. >> new numbers show the unemployment rate is down. very few jobs created. where is the disconnect? we asked former minnesota governor tim pawlentyy.
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ahead. >> secret service scandal that just won't go away. the very time the woman behind the scandal speaking out on camera. we hear from her on what really happened inside the hotel. >> and terrified on the tarmac. yet another plane scare as two jets clip each other on the runway. planes had over 200 people on board. how can this happen again? is new york to blame? "fox & friends" starts right now. tale of two events today. dunk tank outside from chevys. you are going to go in it. if you lose. twitter. kentucky derby on the right side. >> you are going to go into it if you lose the triv yanchts
cinco de mayo trivia that we have. >> i don't want to look foolish by going into a dunk tank. >> don't worry you never look foolish. margaritas and julips sombreros. >> who wins the march gore rita or the julip. >> lean toward. >> i do like this hat. >> you look like something out of the 50s. >> i look like a dork. >> like mad men. >> i like it. >> thanks to jj hat center in no. they are equipped with the best hats. >> am i supposed to take mine off now. >> i think it's appropriate. >> is this better? >> yeah, that's cool. you look sort of gangsterish. >> let's talk about the news this morning. and it's very interesting. because as if the secret service scandal couldn't get more scandalous.
basically one of the women, one of the call girls in the scandal has come out and told her side of the story. she was on a long radio show, our own molly henneberg called into the radio show to ask her some questions. she really spilled the beans. basically saying she had access to lots of sensitive information. >> yeah. let's listen. >> was there anything in the hotel room ms. suarz that you thought was linked to the president's visit? >> she didn't see anything, anything weird, anything in particular that could relate this man to president obama or any kind of information on the president. >> she did, however, say that if, in fact she wanted to riffle through this patient's papers or whatever secret documents he may have had in this hotel room she would have had free reign to go through whatever she wanted. there was no attention being paid whatsoever by that agent.
he was out like a light all night long. who knows what was in that rottle room. who knows what types of things he had. if he could have risked the president. clearly there was no protection regarding any documents. >> also, interestingly, she left the hotel room and she said she was fired up. the fact she didn't get her money. she didn't get her $800 that she was owed. she only got the 3 a she walks down the hallway and she reveals she saw a police officer there. i don't know how to say this it's a little embarrassing he said don't worry. i'm here to help you. if you have something let me know. he said let's get to the bottom of this. go down the hall and go to the room and find out what this guy did to you. they knock on the door they could look down and see the secret service agent wants feet beneath the door but he wouldn't answer the door because he saw through the peephole, i guess a police officer there. >> she went on to say she would have never called the police because this is after all her livelihood. she wouldn't have done it if she would have known he was secret service. he was so belligerent and
arguing with her that then the hotel staff had to call the police. let's listen. if she had nope he was a member of the secret service she would never have called the police. all this scandal brought trouble in her life. something she never wanted to happen. she never wanted to come out in public. everything that has happened has not been any good for her. if she had learned that he he was a member of the secret service, she never would have called the police and made all this happen. >> so while that scandal just won't go away, the spirit airlines ceo is hoping that his p.r. black eye will go away. something he he is doing this morning he hopes will put it to an end. you might know about the vietnam vet who is dying and told that spirit airlines would not refund his money for a ticket. even though he was dying, news this morning that they are, in fact, going it refund the
money, is it too little too late? >> nice he is doing the right thing. obviously seemed like it stretched on for a week or two weeks spirit airlines had dug in their heels. they didn't want to give any special dispensation to this dying vet. they thought they would have to open othe flood gates to anybody that said they wanted a refund. that was always their excuse. but ben is the ceo and after all of this media blitz, he has agreed to refund the vets money. here is what he says. sometimes we make mistakes. in my statements regarding mr. meekins for refund i failed to say why most affordable choice. i did not demonstrate the respect and passion that i did have given his medical condition and his service to our country. >> furthermore he was only traveling at the point to see his daughter who was also sick. then he learns he has this terminal condition and has to cancel the flight. it wasn't like it was a
pleasant trip to begin with. going to see one of his sick family members and then learns terminal condition. you had a chance to interview him this week on information. he reacted to this entire ordeal. listen. >> do you want people to boycott spirit. >> yes i do. >> you do. >> yes. because i believe that maybe at the next board meeting when this quarter's financial bottom line is read made the board of directors will say to the guy that's currently ceo. you are a little young, maybe you better change your thoughts. that's the only hope i have for people in the future who are like me who run into a problem. unexpectedly. i didn't expect to be terminal i wouldn't have purchased a ticket to begin with they should case by case review it. >> two final notes one of our viewers how do you get to new york if you can't fly? he actually drove here to be with us on "fox & friends." that's how he got here.
number two that ceo from spirit is also donating $5,000 to wounded warriors. happy ending. many of you are saying too little too late. >> ff weekend is our twitter account. go there and let us know. >> he would trying to get ahold of jerry meekins to see if he will come on. we will give him more time to wake up. we begin with a fox news alert. the confessed mastermind behind the september 11th attacks and his four alleged accomplices will be arraigned in guantanamo bay in cuba today. this is the first time khalid sheikh mohammed will be seen by anyone outside of the military in three years. he and the four others charged with planning and helping to carry out the attacks have been held in a secret prison in gitmo. its exact location remains classified. the victim's family members selected by a lottery will be attending the trial while others will be watching on closed circuit saidio at military bases in new york city and throughout the eastern u.s. we have learned the blind chinese dissident at the
center of a diplomatic storm between the u.s. and china may soon be coming to america. nyu offering chen guangcheng a fellowship at the institute. the u.s. and china have agreed on a tentative deal for cheng to come here with his family. cheng's travel permit. he sought refuge at the embassy. he angered leaders in china by exposing policy of forced abortions there. ' scary moment at jfk airport last night. two delta planes clipping rings while taxiing on the run wii. another one about to take off for turkey with 200 people on board. the passengers were moved to another flight. the f.a.a. now trying to figure out how the heck this could have happened. and a reminder there is going to be a super miewb out -- moon out tonight. biggest and brightest full
moon of the year. >> i'm very excited about. this i have been waiting all week. >> the moon will be 15,000 miles closer to earth than usual. >> yeah that's why it's so exciting. >> it will look 14% bigger. the last super moon in the sky was march 19th of last year. now, even bigger cheese ball in the sky. >> look at that movie bruce almighty where he throws the rope up and pulls the moon closer it is. >> wow. >> only at sundown. late at night it's not going to. >> if you have seen my friend dave send him back. >> check in with maria molina this morning for a look at the forecast this morning. >> no hat? >> no hat. >> boo. >> i'm sorry, dave, i don't know if you will be able to see the moon very well tonight. it's going to kind of cloudy here in new york city. >> double bummer. >> stuck between the moon and new york city. we do want to talk about the weather across the country. we actually have some areas of very heavy rain with the potential to produce some
flooding out across parts of kentucky and also tennessee. the good news for louisville is that pretty much most of it is over for you guys right now. we are still going to have that chance for a shower or a thunderstorm throughout the early afternoon hours out there. i don't think you are going to be looking at that during the race hours. that's some good news later on this afternoon. as we head westward, we do have the possibility for severe weather. severe thunderstorm watches already in effect across the state of south dakota and also looking at batches of rain within storms. guys snow higher elevations montana and also idaho. >> thanks, marie a coming up on the show, we are going down to the kentucky derby right now. >> et's do it right now. >> today's 138th running of the roses anna down there. she is putting on the hat. >> you are sharing one. >> that's incredible. >> well, hey there, good morning, guys, tractors are literally squeegee off the track to try to dry things out. we have had nasty
thunderstorms. going to come out. weekend of all kinds of old fashioned horse racing. we head to the brown stable gayla last night to see what the stars have to say about the fastest, greatest two minutes in sports. >> what does your hat look like tomorrow? thank you. it's kind of silverish and wig bow. i -- big bow. it's kind of fun. >> jim beam whiskey. basketball don't get no better. >> prewarm up hotel. one glass of wine to settle the nerves. come to the big party with you will at celebrities. i feel like a kid in the candy store. she and i are both very excited to come back this year. she loves creative -- and i like "i'll have another." >> i didn't know what it was going to be like. i really got to see, you know, the people. and that was different for me. that was awesome.
>> julip tomorrow. >> you can bring some for the press tomorrow. >> we'll do our best. we will sneak them in. >> don't tell anyone, our little secret. >> coming up in the next hour of "fox & friends," we will be making $1,000 mint julip. you will want to stay tuned for that. that was the coolest party i have everywhere been to in my life. never will i ever see paul shafferlying the keyboard. travis twit playingth guy at. it was a grey great tight at the barn stable brown gatelet. >> rub it in. >> that is quite a experiences. that is great. >> that may have ivan trumped your white house correspondence dinner. >> coming up a near death experience. listen to this. a woman who drowned for 14 minutes, and says she then met
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to say about these findings. >> we're going to recover all the jobs that were lost during the recession if we're going to build a secure economy. just saying no to ideas that will create new jobs is not an option. there is too much at stake for us not to all be rowing in the same direction. >> joining with us republic reaction former presidential candidate and mitt romney supporter governor tim pawlenty joins us this morning with his reaction. nice to see you this morning. >> good morning, clayton, good to be with you. >> thanks for joining us. the president's commentary yesterday in virginia trying to put a positive spin on this jobs number it was by all reports not a positive jobs report. 8.2% down to 8.1% and 115,000 private sector jobs. your response to the president's message yesterday?
his message should be that he failed. he said when he came into office that he was going to restore those jobs. he said it again on your clip. 8.1% unemployment is an awful number. that slight down tick from 8.2 to 8.1, clay to be is because a bunch of people left the workforce. 115,000 jobs added but 340,000 people, adults, left the workforce. the percent of adults who are not working or who are, have given up looking for work is an a an all time high. the percent of people in the work force or looking for work is at a 30 year low. that number that is he touting only went down a little because so many people gave up. he shouldn't be proud of that he should be ashamed of that. >> you are a mitt romney supporter and some think that mitt romney overreached yesterday about some of his comments jobs number the other side hurting themselves. mitt romney said yesterday we should get that number down to 4% and he would be creating
500,000 jobs a month but even when he was governor of massachusetts only down to 4.7%. some saying it's really an impossible task to do that. the governor overreach in his commentary yesterday? >> no, i don't think so. i read his comments. he said that we shouldn't be celebrating anything over 4%. obviously anything over 4% there is a lot of work to do. in fact, 4% still means a lot of people are out of work. he says we shouldn't be doing victory laps or patting people on the back or bragging about the progress that's been made when you have anything over 4%. too many people are still out of work he came from blue collar background. whether people have a job. on that measure barack obama has failed on a lot of other stuff as well. >> you have gone on the record and said repeatedly you are not considering the number two spot. the vice presidency, although we have heard from governor
chris christie saying he could be persuaded if governor romney came to him. of course marco rubio. your name keeps making that list. could governor romney persuade you to take that second spot? >> i'm trying to encourage people to take me off the list. clayton. i was down that road before with john mccain and it was an honor to be considered. i think can i help mitt in other ways. he is going to have a lot of great people to consider. rob portman. chris christie. nikki haley. many many others. that's a partial example. i can help mitt in a lot of other ways. >> governor tim pawlenty. great to he so you this morning. thanks for joining us. >> you are welcome. >> more "fox & friends" in two minutes. i take insulin,
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back. that is the incredible story of our next guest. in 1999, dr. mary neil drowned while cuyahoga counting counting-kayaky. she was under water for 14 minute. she saw her entire life flash before her eyes and even witnessed her soul leaving her body. >> mary did not die obviously. she was miraculously rescued and is now telling her story in the book to heaven and back. the true story of a doctor's extraordinary walk with god. >> joining us now is dr. mary neil. dr. neil, great to have you. >> thank you. >> your book is incredible. it's inspiring because of all the messages that you say you came back with. let's go back to the incident you were kayakingy in and trapped with your head under the water. what do you remember from that time? >> i remember at first trying to do all the things to get myself out of the boat. and when i realized that i
wasn't going to be able to do that and i was going to drown, i asked only that god's will be done. and at that point everything changed. i was held and comforted and reassured that everything would be fine. >> you had a feeling of being placid and serene. >> i was so comfortable and calm and felt absolute bliss and joy. it was wonderful. >> obviously you were brought back to life after receiving cpr. i am the consummate skeptic on the curvey couch. therefore, i have to ask. it's not that you are sharing the story say critics it's that you are selling the story now. would you believe the story if someone else told it? >> no. >> okay. >> i'm the consummate skeptic. through the this process, i
continued analyzing it, analyzing it. i'm a spine surgeon. i'm a scientist. i wouldn't normally believe someone else's story. and i, too, would say gee, what are you getting out of this? but the reality is i have a good day job. i'm not -- >> -- indeed. >> the profits go to nonprofit. but the real key i think is when you read the full story that's written into heaven and back, you realize that it's not just my story. you can look at that and turn your vision to your own life and really get some guidelines in terms of what to look for in your own life. and i think the key is that by reading my stories and my sharing my experiences, you are able to find god's working in your own life. then the skepticism disappears. >> i mean, during part of your miraculous story, is that you were visited by an angel during this. >> yes. >> and you were -- you brought
back some messages. >> i did. and part of the skepticism is erased because the fact is i was told about some of the reasons why i had to come back. i was told about some of the things that would happen in the future. and those things did happen. including the death of my son. >> those things you were told protect your husband's health, be the spiritual rock upon which your family and your community could stand and come back and tell your story and you have done that the book is to heaven and back. it sure is a fascinating, fascinating journey to take us on. >> dr. neal, it's great to meet you. we really enjoyed reading your book. come badge and visit any time. >> thank you very much. >> coming up on the show. he has been the face of the he show for 28 years. but is alex trebek putting his jeopardy days behind him? >> what? >> then some navy seals are not happy with president obama. they say he is politicized the raid that killed usama bin laden. governor huckabee is here to
weigh in on that next. >> and the governor will be quizzing us on cinco de mayo trivia and the loser getting dunked in a giant batch of margaritas. >> that's why dave has been all. >> just give me the straw. len, . in here, heavy rental equipment in the middle of nowhere, is always headed somewhere. to give it a sense of direction, at&t created a mobile asset solution to protect and track everything. so every piece of equipment nows where it is, how it's doing or where it goes next. ♪ this is the bell on the cat. [ male announcer ] it's a network of possibilities -- helping you do what you do... even better. ♪ [ male announcer ] you plant. you mow. you grow.
>> welcome back, everybody. you should all know at the end of this show one of us is going in a dunk tank. >> we got some people on twitter saying don't be like the weekday crew. they declare them a bunch of wimps. >> call them out. >> they ended up putting a producer in the dunk tank instead of one of them. >> our goal is to get you in the dunk tank. >> i know who is going in at the end of this and all i can say is kiss this dress good by. >> huge vat of margaritas. >> meanwhile get to your news and tell you what's happening. including this important story. junior seau's girlfriend made the heart breaking discovery that her football legend boyfriend had taken his own life. we are now hearing that chilling 911 call that she made in a desperate attempt to help.
>> seau's family decided to donate his brain for research concussions and other football related injuries. junior seau was only 43 years old and leaves behind three children. some intense video out of texas you are about to see the moment a metro bus crashed into unsuspecting drivers. take a look at this. that is dash cam video taken from inside the bus. the bus caught the 10 car byup. the drash sent nine people to the hospital. police say it appears that the bus driver pushed the gas pedal instead of hitting the brakes. that driver is now out of a job. i will take devastating news
for 500. we're learning that alex tray beck is considering retiring from jeopardy after 28 years. the stunning announcement coming during a 10:00 a.m. eastern. >> what is his future. >> could do not know. >> meanwhile he has held numerous events that look and sound like campaign rallies. president obama says he is first today going to officially kick off his re-election bid today. >> peter doocy live in washington with more on this story. good morning, peter. >> good morning, that's right. the president's first official campaign event of the season is called the ready to go rally at ohio state university out in columbus. barack obama.com has posted a picture of the venue where you can see a banner with the new very simple slogan forward and even though the president filed the paperwork to run for re-election 13 months ago and has attended 124 fundraisers
to raise money for his cause. the campaign says today's events at ohio state and at virginia commonwealth university are the official kickoff of the campaign and we heard a little bit of his pitch to young people yesterday at a northern virginia high school. >> when i met your classmates. when i look out at your faces it gives me confidence about our future. i believe new, i believe you are going to do a great thing. i believe your generation will remind the world just why america is the greatest immigration on earth. >> mid romney's first campaign event was back on june 3rd of last year. he has been spending time in another critical swing state this week pennsylvania. he thinks things coast to coast aren't going very well and both sides should cool it with the attacks. >> this is a time of concern for america. we need to be encouraging the american people to come together.
not dividing one another. some of the rhetoric is too hot for both sides of the aisle. got to lay off that talk about the things that bring us together. >> and the obama campaign clearly thinks ohio and virginia are critical swing states since he they are starting there today. and according to the real clear politics average of polls. president obama leads mitt romney by 4.2 points in ohio and 3.2 points in virginia. but a lot can change and a lot will happen between now and the november election. >> thanks peter. >> thank you, peter. let's bring in governor mike huckabee now who is here this morning. in a few minutes is he going to quiz us on the cinco de mayo quiz first one of us will go to the dunk tank. first let's talk about politics this morning. interesting stuff coming out of the obama campaign and imaginary web woman. >> this is something her name is julia. sometimes company will do this to say perfect customer.
julia, 35, two kids at home. this is what this seems like and they are sort of, i don't know, targeting her in some way? take us through this. >> well, first of all, quite appropriate we now find out that barack obama in his book dreams from my father that girl he described had such an influence she was a composite? is something the president has a history of. composite friends and composite girlfriends and campaign target. julia is this woman. whole life. she is a very lonely person. and if it weren't for barack obama and good old uncle sugar this would be the loneliest lady that ever lived in america. some republicans have come and taking handoutsouts from start o finish. look at it more individually. it starts with her being able to access head start program which helped kindergartners prepare for school.
bad program or good program. >> worked for kids. overall evaluation by objective sources say head start has not been as effective as the amount of mope we have put into it. there are other ways to prepare. should we do preschool programs i think the answer is yes. is head start the best? may not be. almost like a kid without a government program they wouldn't make it without the government intervening every step of your life you would be one helpless soulless person out on the streets. wait a minute, i thought it was all about work and wasn't just what the government did for us. it's what we were able to do so we didn't have to access all those government programs. >> critics will say well, it's a made up war on women it's fitting this is imaginary video. what you just said, doesn't it perfectly frame the argument if you are a republic. do women, do you want handouts from start to finish or do you want personal responsibility? do you want an environment where you can be anything you
want to be today just look at the supreme court? >> this does set the whole election. is government's primary job to take your job from childhood walk you through life and making sure at every step of the way they help cross the corner with you or train you up so you are independent free person with absolute liberty and you have no limits to what you do no matter where you start. i kind of like the second version better. that's my own life story. you know, i didn't start out with anything. but i'm grateful that i live in a country where if you work hard, get an education, treat people right, there are no limits. and it's not that you have to sit around waiting for uncle sugar to pick up and take you to the dance. >> i wish we had free will right now. >> we have a giant sugar filled margarita dunk tank. we will be diving into the mr. sugar. >> you will be quizzing us. whoever loses gets in the dunk tank. are you ready? >> yeah, i'm ready.
>> you are not ready. five questions. this is rich. okay. first question: what year was the first cinco de mayo's observance? options are a 1662, b, 1762, c, 1862, d, 1962. >> show it to the camera? >> we only have three. >> that's a problem. >> four answers we have three cards. >> i guess you won't choose the fourth one. >> okay. 1, 2, 3. >> i'm taking the fourth one. that i don't have. >> so you are saying d. >> i'm saying c. >> what's the answer? >> later. >> i was not authorized to give you the answer. >> the reveal is going to happen later. >> they are going to tell me later. let's move on. alex trebek i'm not. i'm not taking alex's job. number two holiday cinco de mayo is meant to commemorate the fight for independence. a national hero, c, a historic
battle? we have a by clayton, c for alley and for dave. somebody is he keeping the score here. >> music by any chance? >> all of them want this because they are all going to be seeing tanks for the memory. >> get some quack molly out guacamole. >> i would rather be dunked in a bowl of guacamole. >> what country is the number one tequila market in the world? a spain, b, the united states and c mexico? take your time but give it to me now. >> 1, 2, 3. >> everybody says b except clayton who says c mexico. the other two said the united states. >> question number four, which of these is among the top four cities for margarita drinking in the u.s. something i'm sure dave would know personally. a phoenix, b, st. louis.
c, los angeles. >> clayton says, all of them say a, phoenix. >> okay. is that it? >> that looks very -- oh no, no. one more question. the fifth and final question. this is the one that will determine who goes into the tank filled with margaritas, on average, how many margaritas do americans consume daily per hour? i don't think there this is one america. a 150000. >> daily per hour. >> per hour. 185,000, and c, 200,000? >> something wrong with the wording there. >> this is not just gsa workers at a government conference. >> 1, 2, 3. >> here we go. we have b, for clayton and dave, which would be 185,000. ali is the lighter drinker at 150,000. >> our producers have been tabulating these in the booth. we will find out the answers coming up in a little bit. governor, did you ever think
you would go from politics to this? >> i never thought i would rise this high. never did. but i never thought you guys would sink so low as you will in a little bit in that tank. >> nicely played, governor. >> stay tuned to find out which one of us goes in the drunk tank. >> we will reveal the answer at the end of the show. stay tuned. governor huckabee is also going to stick around for. this because navy seals are slamming president obama for they say politicizing the raid that killed usama bin laden. will that campaign strategy back fire? we'll discuss it. [ male announcer ] what can you do with plain white rice? when you pour chunky beef with country vegetables soup over it... you can do dinner. four minutes, around four bucks. campbels chunky. it's amazing what soup can do. i bathed it in miracles. director: sighs ] cut! sorry to interrupt. when's the show? well, if we don't find an audience, all we'll ever do is rehearse. maybe you should try every door direct mail.
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>> was president obama taking a victory lap and taking credit for the raid that killed usama bin laden one year ago? well, some navy seals say that they are upset that the president was, they believe, using usama bin laden's death as ammunition for his battle for re-election. >> take a look at the president's ad one chance and the ad made in response by the group veterans for a strong
america. listen. >> the president is the decider in chief. nobody can make that decision for you. look, he knew what would happen. suppose the navy seals had gone in there and had hadn't been bin laden? suppose they had been captured or killed? the downside would have been horrible for him. >> can i report i collected leon panetta. i was briefed. i met repeatedly. i determined at my direction. i called president. i i as commander and chief. >> we don't need to spike the football. i said i would go after bin laden if we had a shot at him and i did. >> governor, many politicians and presidents have celebrated foreign policy achievements. where did the president, in your opinion go, wrong? recommendation you know, it's classic thing if a person has to tell everyone he is in charge he is not in charge. the person really in charge never has to say it because everybody underunderstands it
and it's absolutely accepted. this is a president who can't wait to rush in and say i'm in charge. i'm in charge. and it really is an indication that he may not be. here is what i think he could have done far more effectively. if rather than call attention i did this. did i decided that. i made the call. let me pay tribute to the real heros there. the navy seals that went. in yes i made the call. i gave them permission but it was their valor it takes nothing away from him. in fact, i think it adds to his stature and it session i'm a leader but i understand who had to actually go in and do the work. >> doesn't this actually become a campaign issue. >> it already has. >> meaning six months from now do people remember this? does it have any lasting impact. >> since months from it may not' a hundred new issues will happen between now and then. this was not the kind of start that he wanted to get going with. i think what he doesn't understand because he doesn't understand the military very well. how this plays out within the ranks every day soldiers who could go out there and they
see him jumping in front of the parade with his baton. >> you got a panel of navy seals on the huckabee show tonight at 8:00 p.m. on the fox news channel. the governor talking to those navy seals. 8:00 p.m. tonight. >> good to he so you and good luck in the drunk tank. >> good luck ali. >> it i pass to be a criminal. convicted felons collecting workers' comp from behind bars. how did this happen? we'll tell you. >> plus, if you are thinking of taking a road trip but you are afraid it's just too much work. our next guest has tips on how to hit the road right. we will tell us what we have to bring. more than just doritos, all right? you don't want to miss this. little did i know that one week later i wasn't smoking. [ male announcer ] along with support, chantix is proven to help people quit smoking. it reduces the urge to smoke. some people had changes in behavior,
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>> let's all go on a road trip and we need to know what to make to make it fun and successful. jerry davis is author of romancing the roads. and you have traveled 100,000 miles road tripping? >> yes, several road trips. what possessed you to take to the road? >> all we hear is goed globe. our country is so fantastic. >> these are the essentials that we need. >> get a gm withon star that go for it it is a luxur you ride. i recommend a garmin and state of the art and will do everything but your windows. >> in the old days you had a map. >> and now, it makes the road
trip much easier. you do have to plan ahead of time. i am not saying get in the car and go unless you are crazy like me. i would recommend a road trip for everybody because it changes your life. >> it is a safety tool. this is a right hammer and what this is. it is heaven forbid you gourped the water or open the windows or doors, it will hit the window and cut your safety belt and crack the window and go out. >> it is a must. i recommend that you don't buy every trick that you see. and the way i saw that. this is my second or third hat and you buy state pins. and you have the memories there. >> and that is great. >> you showed us what we need
to get arund. what do we need back in the car. >> how do we get organized. >> this is not quite organized. i take and i have children et cetera, and each child as a plastic box and you are not going to pull it all out. >> i go through it >> it is helpful. and put them on and toiletries and there is enough. but easier to have them right here with you. >> that's right. >> and water and towel and pillow. i happen to take plastic bags of all size. if you forget the rain coat you can use the plastic bags. >> the book is romancing the roads and make it seem fun to go on a road trip.
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closer to justice this morningly. calid sheik maham oud set to be arraigned today. >> has president obama been on the campaign trail. we and dick morris turps out crime does pay. convicted criminals are cashing in from behind bars. more on that straight ahead. hour four starts right now. you got and trying to get out admit it >> good morning. and pouring over wikapedia. >> and on the left marga rita drug tank. i use tod work at chevies. and on the right.
and till a kentucky derky they are there live as we come back to the couch, e-mail us this morn wait on the question was. when was cinco demayo first celebrated. these folks contend 1862. it was based on a battle that happened. >> but the answers is collectively even wika pedia they celebrated following the battle. >> dan doesn't want to go in. >> i hate to lose. >> and that is number 1852 mean anything to you, dave. it is plastered on the side of chevy there. >> and it look it up. it was not celebrated until 18 62. it was 1962 it doesn't make
logical sense. >> the beatles were just getting started. >> i am sorry you have to see this is usually what i am privey to. >> and the blood pressure is going through the roof. >> it is in the dutching tank. >> even if it is we gulf. he gets twitchy and can't handle. >> dave, you take a chill pill and i will look at the head lines. we have a fox news alert this morning. today is it an important day. confessed master mind behind the september 11th attack sheik mohammed will be arraigned in gitmoin cuba. he and the four others charged with planning and helping to carry out the attacks held in a secret prison in gitmo. family members will be attending the trial and others will be walking watching the
video in new york city and throughout the u.s.. and they may be studying in the united states. and anditate department agreed to send cheng to the husband. he sought refuge in the u.s. embassy. he angered the chinese by exposing the forced abortion program. donna saurez, this is what she had to say about the argument that is brought the fiasco to light when one of the agents refuse tod pay her $800 fee. >> it happened nine time time 30. i am not going to waste more time with the men. i leave the hallway and i saw the police officer. i need to speak to you about
manage and i am embarrassed. i don't know how to say things like this. the officer said tell me. that's why i am here. if something happened to you, tell me. >> suarewheresaid thes were drunk and he could have gotten sensitive information out of them. >> and crime pays. and 200 convicted felon necessary new york from receiving worker's comp payments and while behind bars, seveninmates milked more than 37 million from the state. so those are the head lines. >> thank you so much. and and nice to see you, dick. >> it is about how other
countries are ripping us up. china, european unon and saudi arabia. and you can get a signed copy. >> and breaking down the polls this morning. swing states, that's what the race will be all about. and there is good news in the swing poll, mitt romney is very, very close in ohio and in florida. pennsylvania, and certainly leading obama's way and virgia this past week has obama up 7 in virginia; what do you make of the swing state numbers. they are all are wrong. all poll registered voters and what you need to poll is likely voters. 40 percent of the people they polled don't vote and like low voters polls are more pro romney than the other polls.
you have to read them appropriate're properly. when it shows that romney and obama are tied at 43, that is not a close race. obama will not get any of the undecided votesment incumbents never do. it has always gone to the challenger so when you see a poll like in pennsylvania with obama 51 and romney at whatever. that is a 51-49 race which is close. when you see a race where romney and obama are tied at 44 each, that is not close. and that is going to be a 56-44 wipe out and maybe 55-45. and these polls show a strong lead for mitt romney. >> and what about the poll, this baby out with the bath water and coming to the economy. romney would do a better yob than obama. are we misreading the poll? >> it should be done of likely
voters and not registered vores. and the fact is, one of the things that is leading me to believe that it is it a decisive romney victory is the continuing confidence that people have in him as opposed to obama to deal with the economy it is the economy, stupid, what else is the issue? it is in particular this week, when the consensus of the economist shifted from believing that the economy would accelerate to believing it would decel brate as election day approaches, they will turn on obama in great numbers. i am for romney and therefore i am confident about the election. >> dick, you have studied past presidential races and politics for years given that the unemployment rate is 8.1 and everyone said that is not truly reflective of the job situation, when you look back
at previous presidents and the jobs, what are you seeing? >> the only two that had an unemployment rate this high hoover was much higher and carter and none of them was reelected. obama solved two enormous problems. he solved the problem of illegal immigration and tried up the jobs and no one is coming and he solved the problem of unemployment and persuading 22 million americans from working and it is it the labor force with the same size as it was when he took office unemployment would be 10 points and sevenpercent. this month they only are are upon i jobs and that is 170 less than he needs to lower real unemployment. and 400,000 people decided to drop out of the labor force and go home, and therefore,
thun -- the unemployment rate drops. most are women. and 92 percent of the job losses are among women what is happening, they are losing their jobs and figuring they can't get another job and why am i spending this money on day care and they stay home? >> that number has been going down since 2000 because baby boomers have begun to retire. isn't that a natural occurence. >> well, when barack obama took office there were 70 million americans not in the labor force. and 135 million who were working age adultings now 139 who are working in the labor force and 100 million who are not in the labor force. it has gone from 70 mill yoil to 100 million. 80 percent is unemployed because ther looking for work.
22 million are people who are not counted in the unemployment race because they dropped out of the labor force. >> dick, if you will stick around for a while, we have more questions for you. attorney general eric holder is tone walling over the famous gun running scandal is that about to change, and how much longer can the request for documents continue. stick around on that. >> and have you captain a hidden stash and you can thank technology for that. wake up!
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>> welcome back. is it thipped of the road for attorney general eric holder. a draft by contempt issued by congress for what congress said is the refusal to cooperate in the fast and furious investigation. how will this affect president obama's reelection campaign. we are back with former advertiser to president clinton and what is the book? >> the title is screwed. >> i saw that. >> i was hoping you put that down. by the way least anyone think it is porn it is a map of the united states with a flag and a screw on it. meanwhile eric holder has survived so much. can this bring him down? i think it certainly is not
healthy for him. but you got to realize that he is the first african-american attorney general. and i think he's an outpoken and forceful advocate for the minorities community. voters id and a range of those issues the problem is, if obama forces him out or makes him resign in the face of all of this stuff, it is going to send a bad message to the black community but if holder is being persecuted in the eyes of many of the african-american community by the republicans in congress he is a symbol of and helped for obama and he would have helped with the turn out it is in obama's interest to leave him in where he is fighting the republicans and in contempt of congress. >> is it a race-based issue.
issa contempt order. outrageous tactics and the justices refousal to cooperate with the investigation and efforts to smear and retailiate against whistle blowers and tainted the institutional integrity of the justice department. that was issa's contempt order. you think people see it as race? >> i don't think it is it race. but they will spin it as race. and i think it is a stupid operation in the first place. the ayou upon -- assumption you put guns in the hans of drug dealers and one guy whom they arrested for it and then let him go because they wanted to track the weapons, that's insane and led to deaths of several dea agents and many, many other people. it was a terribly conceived
and executed and it is being covered up now. and i think the sense of outrage about it will not prevent some people from saying that this is it a race-based thing. >> dick morris, you are the author of "screwed". >> you nailed it >> thank you. >> sorry. >> okay, we'll talk about it on fox and friends. >> thank you for coming on. we'll do that. >> coming up. that's the spirit. spirit airlines making things right for a dying vet ran. why the change of heart? . >> and the kentucky derby how to bring the party in your home. anna? >> we are talking about the thousand dollar mint julip. we havon bread pudding and all things bourbon.
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>> yes, it is a big day at church hill dounce and 130th running of the kentucky derby it is also about the horses and the julip. ann has been out there enjoying the festivities x. good to see you this morning. >> and not yet. don't accuse me of doing bad thingings. i want to keep this job. we are talking about the thousand dollar mint julips. we had thunderstorms late thisining and this morning
looking forward to have a time of 6:24 woo have the ceo of all things derby . we have tim with us. good morning. it is a beautiful day. this bon we made for you is a $1000 mint julip and comes in a sterling silver cup and goes to charity. it is it a contribution and you get a suf- nire. >> what makes it a $1,000. nice silver cup and what we serve a special sugar vanilla and mint sugar from bourbon and exotic ice from kentucky and france. two different types of ice and sugars and it cost a $1,000 and taste like a mill whereon.
>> part of the proceeds go to charity. >> it goes to a charity organization for the industry. >>what else do you have for us? >> it is a pound of raw shrimp and olich oil and cajun spice. and the secret is add bourbon to that. and have two tespoons. and this is all you need. that is mixed up and in a hot pan. the cajun spice will be spicy and this will cook up two-five minutes. >> i smell the bourbon in it. and it is hot and what i do is i serve them on cucummer rounds. >> you got to steal one.
and the shrimp is spicy hot. we have a little greek yogurt to cool it down. ask i say cool them out and it is it a great, great item. >> and the weather in the derby is sometimes raining and chilly. exactly. it is spice and cool and crunch. nice texture and it is that easy. three gred ingredients and you are done. make bourbon pork tender lion and end it with a fun bourbon bread pudding. and you learn from kentucky, it is everything. and even the bourbon balls for dessert. >> and we showed you the $1,000 mint julip. and that is sold over the weekend here. and that is it a lot of mint and bourbon that is used. and it was fantastic.
>> i actually invented that drink for church hill downs. >> can i touch you. >> it is the drink that is it the stars. they are great, too. mint julip and bourbon shrimp. we have it all. >> everybody at home. this is it how you party like a rock star isn't derby. >> coughev and bagels. that is,. >> give me bourbon. coming up. you remember this tsa commissioner jeff nealy on the lavish veg veg trip. and now the taxpayer. this time for allegedly for more kick backs and congress is investigating. >> and plus, series continues. and up next. how to plant an island in your yard. does your phone give you all day battery life ?
>> what was tradition and probably still is is much harder thanks to ticknology. >> accord toth wall street journal. how common place it is to have a secret slush fund that you haven't told your spouse about. 31 percent of the adults with combined assets say they do deceive each other over money and 38 percent of the adults hid cash from the partner d.
>> some say that is achefiates the stress. and the number one reasons that the couples break up is over money and that is at the top of the list john wrote us on e-mail. every store we wrote to offer the purchase and when i am going grocery shopping. i will give back $125 and accumed $22000. more money and more problems. i am not sure if she is hiding money from the spouse or not. susan, you are cryptic. >> off shore account. >> let us know how you feel about that on twitter. is it wise to have a secret stash or put it all out in the
open. we'll actul five things that partners should never tell your children. on a regular basis, ally. that is a therapist and parenting coach said that these are the things that can -- i dont care. if you say i don't care. that is not a good message. stop saying that. don't say act your age or say you're sorry. apartnerly that can cause problems in life. act your age, why? kids don't know what being four. >> what is that supposed. >> insult or put them down? >> number 4. you don't get it? don't you get it? number five. almost every parent has at one point. fine, i am going to leave without you f. they are
saying, i am not going to the school or doctor, they come every time. it works. >> don't leave. >> and she said children have already a strong sense of abandonment. >> that's the idea. right. foothat is a fear. >> somebody get the doctor on the phone. >> it is called fear parenting . and i brought you in the world and i can take you out. >> that is an example of not a good thing. and for your own surverifial never tell your child don't act like your mother. oh, what advice.
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it was held and both sides said it was friendly. and excuse me. and the two discussed everything from the personal lives to the campaign including the best way to beat obama. sanatorium not endorsing romney just yet. >> and an update. spirit airlines giving a refund to jerry mechans who bought a ticket before doctors told him he was too sick to fly. the ceo changed his mind after meekan called to plead his case. and spirit will also donate $5000 to the warriors cause that is dear to meeken's heart. >> holding the annual dinner in chicago. they provide support for children of service members and given the ultimate sacrifice.
earlier on fox and friends. we are joined by patrick hanes and honored with the dinner. >> we took it away from the needs of the children as our casulties decrease really start taking care of the wounded warriors. >> and so the foundation is privileged to be brought and we are privileged to partner up with them on the initiative. >> the foundation has contributed to families in need. those are the head line. >> good morning, new york and everyone. pee are here wearing our kentucky hate. we are in the 50s here warmer as we head west ward. and west ward 90s and from kansas city all the way down
from texas to san diego. and it is in the central portions . and there is problems till in parts of the plains. and it is it in the form of large hail. and parts of the dacotas and in kansas and stay alert. and we'll see isolate severe weather later on today. back to you. >> if you are importancing good weather. it is time to spruce up hire in home depo and how to create a island bed and fill up your yard. >> this is sort of similar to what they did last week. his was confined to the corner of the yard profits are similar and the purpose is similar. this is an island and referred
to as an island and it is it a fro standing thing. if you have a back yard that is big you need color and you need something to dress tup. you have a tree stump or a gas meter or something. and it is a cool shape. how big this thing is going to be. you can move it around and adjust that and generally if you don't do a perfect shape it looks natural. it is mulch and put a patio set out
itself. and it is in a defined area. >> woin thing to think about. defenged on where it is. back in the house or corner of the yard. put the taller plants in the back and cascade down so you can see if you have it up something. but if it is in the middle of the yard, you can put the tallest plans in the middle and shorter ones and bird bath in the middle. >> you have great water projects from home depo. i and was looking at the different perienials and go to home depo.comgreat tips on the web site and watch the help and how to videos as well >> thank you. >> and don't forget the pedging. just to frame is out. >> edging is the worse. if it looks bad. it is it all the way down to
the edge. >> got it, mike. they are under fire for taking kick backs and the congress man investigating joins us next. >> and the marga rita dunk tank. will it be dave, blake or me. >> and that is party like 1863. >> that is a chevy. [ male announcer ] fighting pepperoni heartburn and pepperoni breath? fight both fast with new tums freshers! concentrated relief that goes to work in seconds and freshens breath. new tums freshers. ♪ tum...tum...tum...tum... tums! ♪ [ male announcer ] fast relief, fresh breath, all in a pocket sized pack.
projects and received tax breaks and back in the tsa and joining us with more is charles custanny and leading an investigation . good morning, sir. >> great to be with you, dave. >> explain how the system works. this is a tax deduction. and it came to light that gsa is anding for a pay back of 19 percent of the tax deduction in order for the contractor to receive the contract and allegation. if that is not a kick back i don't know what is. this is disturbing. >> this is what the gsa is telling us in may 2011. they launched a small pilot program to have funds on upgrades in federal buildings. and the pilot program ended.
no money was paid to the gsa. and it failed and why did no one participate in the program. it looks like a kick back scime most say woah. we'll not get involved in this. we need to find out what was going on with i demanded all of the documentation related from gsa and i also want to know what 14 other departments are doing and agencies including this. and if any other contractor has been subject to this kind of kick back scheme i want to know and i hope they contact my office. >> on a broadscale, congressman, it is not necessarily about the kick
back scheme it is oversight on the government agency. will there be an overhaul over the governments and who is watching over their spending and does there needs to be? >> the house ways and means committee that i chair is vigorously looking to root out this sort of abuse . we have other committees in congress that are workog we have to take oversight seriously. and we have to be good stewards of the taxpayer and waste, fraud and abuse is not to be tolerated in any level. i am determined to look at all of this thoroughly. and a scheme like this leads to all kinds of corruption. we are dealing with fiscal conditions that are not good. i am determined to root out waste, fraud and abuse that i can find. .
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we'll reveal the answers to our mop quiz and see which one of us goes in the tequilla dunk tank. >> take it away. >> we'll reveal our answers. first question. >> i do. what year was the first cinco demayo. >> 18 63. >> i can read you from the historical. >> it is 150 cinco demayo. >> who lost that one, judge? >> dave got that one wrong. >> and question number two. >> and as a holiday cinco demayo is meant to commemorate a historic battle. >> i got that. what is next. >> what country is the number one tequilla market in the world. >> i got that.
>> i said that. two for three. and one-three . which one is the top four at as for drinking in the united states. >> we all got it >> st. louis, missouri. >> and the final question is. on average how many marga ritas do americans consume. 185,000. what is -- >> are you guys ready. i know who the loser is. clayton is the loser. in the tank. >> you are a good man, charlie brown. >> i did it because i knew dave would cry. >> take off your equipment and let's g. and take it all off. take those shoes. >> i think my wife is about to give birth and said i am too
healthy. don't go in the dunk thank. >> and where is my phone. i have to capture this with my own regarding device. >> we have the balls right here. >> how many. 5 throws. >> okay. and if we miss them you are out of the woods. >> you got it. and far enough. 5 throws. wait, that didn't count. five throws . don't let alli son throw them. oh, no. no, no, no. one more. wait a wait a minute.
judge. you want to see clay ton to go in. >> we think he was given a reprieve. >> one more shot. and everybody raise your hand. who wants to see clayton to go n. >> we'll be back. david. david, david, david, david, david. note ♪ [ male announcer ] what's in your energy drink? ♪ wer surge, let it blow your mind. [ male announcer ] for fruits, veggies
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>> after 80 throws. >> and there seems to be a ground swell of interest of you going n. >> i appreciate all of the loave and support from the academy who wants to get me up >> would you be satisfied if clayton. >> horribly satisfied. >> and get up there. >> and dunk him. >> one more throw. one more throw. one more throw. one more throw. >> and 10 seconds. i am going in one, two, they are trying to get the microphone off. one throw. it is on. and talk about tough timing. stocks are sliding down as job creation