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wicked winter storm sweeping the nation. rain, sleet, snow, impacting the area wreaking havoc on the roadway. what you need to know before you leave the house straight ahead. and call it the perils of big brother and big government. if you're worried that your personal information may be in danger from the obama care website, it turns out all your fears are real. one state giving away your details without your permission to marketers, coming up. how the heck does this happen? >> i called my girlfriend and
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she thought i was crazy. i said, debby, i'm locked on a plane. >> he fell asleep and woke up on an empty airplane. they locked it up, turned off the lights. the story you have to be awake to believe. wake up. "fox & friends" starts right now. oh, good morning. it may be early, but no less cheerful here at "fox & friends." 6:00 a.m. on the east coast. >> welcome. >> where is the oddest place you've fallen asleep. >> at the dentist. >> right here on this couch. >> yes. yes. >> the dentist? >> while you're waiting. no. no. you're very sleep deprived. >> must have been a two-hour wait. >> one of the oddest places, i'm trying to think about that. >> where is the oddest place you've ever fallen asleep. >> we have news headlines to get to on your sunday morning.
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a 16-year-old boy on his way to celebrate christmas with his family dies on board the flight. the pilots tried to make an emergency landing as the teenager suffered an emergency landing. the unidentified teenager died of natural causes due to some kind of pre-existing condition. his father is in the military and stationed in washington state. an american war veteran held captive in north korea over a month waking up in his own bed. 85-year-old merill newman receiving a warm welcome in san francisco and greeted by his son and wife. north korea gave no reason why they let him go but newman said he's grateful to be home. >> it's been a great homecoming and i'm tired but ready to go with my family. thank you all for the support we
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got. very much appreciate it. all smiles. newman's family and the white house calling for the release of another american, kenneth bae. he's been held in north korea for over a year now. a shaky weekend in central oklahoma. a magnitude 4.5 earthquake rattling towns near oklahoma city saturday. >> things fell off the wall. things fell off shelves. at first you don't know what's happening and then it sort of settles down and you can take inventory. >> luckily no other major damage or injuries reported. this quake comes just weeks after the two-year anniversary of the strongest earthquake ever reported in the state, a magnitude 5.6 back in 2011. 60 survivors attend an anniversary of the attack on pearl harbor. a moment of silence was observed at 7:55 a.m., the minute the
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bombings began. >> it was a day of gallantry and unquestionable heroism even as it was a day of sacrifice and loss. for those who gave the last full measure of devotion that day, we feel a deep sense of sorrow for the loss of such potential. >> 2400 sailors, marines, and soldiers were killed in the attack that day. those are your news headlines. >> jess dean is here. we have a storm alert. deadly storm blasting the southern states, snow and ice heading east. icing conditions in dallas causing thousands of flight cancellations. janet dean had to cancel that marathon down there in dallas, 25,000 participants in the dallas marathon, canceled. >> a lot of things will be cancelled. this is kite an event affecting millions of people.
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if you're flying, call ahead. the temperatures are frigid across the u.s. 40 degrees below average in a lot of areas. dallas, 26 degrees. the ice that is on the roadways is not going melt. it is very treacherous. people are urged to stay off the roads whmpt you factor in what it feels like on the roads, it feels like 19 in dallas, you get the picture. it is frigid across the u.s. it's not even technically winter on the calendar. we are worried about freezing rain and sleet and just a mess across the ohio river valley, the tennessee river valley up towards the mid-atlantic and the northeast. it's going to be impossible to travel in a lot of these areas. you can see the pink here on the radar. that's where we're seeing the icy mix across nashville up towards places, tennessee, kentucky, west virginia. north of that where it's below freezing, that's where we'll see the snow. there is that mixing line throughout the day today. it will creep towards the
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mid-atlantic and then into the northeast. by sunday overnight we're looking at pittsburgh, dc, up towards new york an icy mix heading into the commute tomorrow. then as we go throughout the day it will finally exit. for the next 12 to 24 hours it will be very tricky on the roads and in the air and taking a look at the forecast precipitation, we could see several inches of snow and then that icy mix here south of that. that's where we'll see the heavy rain. it's going to be a trying time on the roadways. if you don't have to travel, please do not get on the roads in any of the areas where you're seeing that icy mix. >> well, thousands of californians are waking up finding out that their personal information isn't safe. they tried to sign up for obama care and the california insurance, cover california. you know at the end of the form it says, do you want us to have your marketing information so we can e-mail you and provide extra
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information for you? even if you don't check that box, you don't want it, doesn't matter. that's exactly what the folks in california do. they did not check that box and their information was still given away without their consent. >> some of these people had just hopped online basically to check it out or they hopped online and found out that a plan that they already had or found one elsewhere was a better deal so they never filled out the rest of the application and their information was shared as well. now this information is e-mail addresses, phone numbers, home addresses, cover california is saying though that no personal information like social security numbers and personal income -- >> they're calling your house. >> some people aren't buying it either. how can you trust it? >> the people calling the homes are insurance companies who have been paid off in the very beginning to get behind obama care on the promise that they will have more customers and access to information exactly like this.
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so the obama care website is doing what sleazy marketers do. pass on your information to other marketers like people who make the civil war chest set or whatever. right? it's like a lead list. >> it's for your own good. >> the "los angeles times" piece says they were shocked. they didn't even complete the application process and they were getting phone calls. take heart in peter levy. he says, i can imagine some people may be upset but i can see some people will be comforted and relieved to get help navigating the website. >> your average sleazy marketer knows he's a sleazy marketer operating over a space above a starbucks. these people are doing it because they feel they have a moral right to do it. you ought to be grateful they're
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giving away your information to no one you've never heard of. >> it's okay for big government to do it but not mom and pop shops who have to adhere to the do not call list. >> or the do not e-mail list or canned spam act. >> it doesn't apply to the government. >> it's all because they're trying to make their deadline. that's the arg gurmt that cover california is making, too, hey, we have these deadlines for enrollment numbers and we're behind schedule so we have to do this. >> further, we talk about these electronic issues. in this story we're talking about with cover california, we know so many issues with the online and electronic versions of signing up for obama care. now a new report out, the navigator navigators, those magellan type teenagers who are led to help you through the difficult courses of obama care are being told to stop using paper, stop using the paper applications and
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just begin using the electronic signup process because that deadline is quickly approaching. they're getting a little nervous that the paper is going to take too long. >> we need to get them on the same page. the representative from cms says there is plenty of time and the paper applications are just fine. which one is it? >> when i read her comment, julie batali, who is the director of the cms saying that, no, no, no, paper is fine. as you're an employee, navigator, you're hearing use electronic, then a director is saying, go ahead. use paper. >> nobody is in charge. the reason nobody is in charge is because nobody ever gets fired. there's no penalty for screwing it up. it is just a royaling sea of mediocrity although we did learn today one person may have finally lost their job. somebody resigned in the state of maryland. we have more on that in the show. you have to call your attention to an interesting report in the
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new york post that pales in the personal venom that developed between president obama and charlie rangel. been in the house of representatives 44 years. it turns out they hate each other. there's no way to put a finer point on this. they despise each other. a new book has the president calling charlie rangel, quote, a hack referring to his many ethical challenges. there's no doubts charlie rangel is a hack and been caught not paying his taxes. >> it breaks it down, the sort of back and forth. it seems to be that rangle is, as they describe it, old school. he's been there for 44 years, harlem congressman. he does it old school and he has seen president obama as an up start, a beginner. he famously backed hillary clinton. and then of course when he was elected, brought na office. charlie rangel thought he would have access to the white house
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as chairman of the house ways and means committee. he didn't get access. >> and who did? >> al sharpton. that's who they went with for their community outreach. they went with al sharpton over charlie rangel. charlie rangel has been pretty honest about the failures of obama care. the real difference is style. charlie rangel likes other people. he is a warm person. spend an afternoon with charlie rangel. he exsuds an affection for other human beings. that is wholly absent from president obama. name five people close to him? they don't exist. you can name 500 for charlie rangel. >> remember the picture of him on the beach in the dominican republic. he evaded taxes on the cottage. the president didn't take to his side and also you remember the
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$30,000 plate funt raising event that went on in harlem, which is the district of charlie rangel. he wasn't invited. >> but you can have a conversation with charlie rangel. charlie rangel is a politician. he understands compromise. two people coming together to achieve something. the obama white house wants to lecture you on how they're morally superior, shut up and obey. one has a realistic understanding of human nature and the other thinks he's jesus. >> more on that coming up. first, this. it's not too early to talk 2016. there's already chatter about who's going to make the next run for the white house. >> it's something that i'll certainly consider. >> i'm a very able politician i'll tell you whether i'm able to persuade my wife. >> our next guest has those few names no one is talking about yet. >> remember this, it had so many of you outraged yesterday.
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spaghetti owe's tweeting out this picture on pearl harbor day. stay tuned. farmer: hello, i'm an idaho potato farmer.
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and our giant idaho potato truck is still missing. so my dog and i we're going to go find it. it's out there somewhere spreading the good word about idaho potatoes and raising money for meals on wheels. but we'd really like our truck back, so if you see it, let us know, would you? thanks. what? when you do what io, iyou think about risk.. i don't like the ups and downs of the market, but i can't just sit on my cash. i want to be prepared for the long haul. ishares minimum votility etfs. investments designed for a smoother ride. find out why 9 out of 10 large professional investors choose ishares for their etfs. ishares by blackrock. call 1-800-ishares for a prospectus, which includes investment objectives, risks, charges and expenses. read and consider it carefully before investing. risk includes possible loss of principal.
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something that i will a certainly consider, but it's not something -- it's two years away. it's way too early for somebody to say this is what i'm going to do. >> there's two votes in our house. my wife has both of them. right now it's no. if i'm an able politician, i'll be able to persuade my wife. >> senator rand paul responding to questions on whether he's able to run for president. also new jersey chris christie's name has been thrown in. who are some of the other names? we turn to the president and
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ceo, way rashburn, founder and owner of probably the best restaurant chain, la casina. you're always everywhere. finance chairman of the rnc. you meet with donors and voters all the time. what are republicans looking for in the 2016 campaign? >> looking for three things. somebody who can govern, lead, and win. a lot of money spent in the primaries that ended up being wasted. this time they want to focus on someone that can win. >> you said govern, a quality. that suggest someone who runs something like a state. >> also shows the current occupant of the white house can't govern. >> room for a senator right now? >> right now at the rnc we're building our grassroots
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platform, structuring the party, the platform. from the senate standpoint, this he have to prove they can lead. >> show us some of the names. mark could rubio. bobby bobby jindal. the list will be long. >> it is. the candidates are crisscrossing the country. we're trying to get through the 2014 seasons. behind the scenes they are calling donors and checking guys out. >> so the democrats have indicated what they're running on. this is what debbie wasserman schultz said. >> all of our candidates are running on the provisions of obama care. >> you won't say it. >> i just said it. >> so they're going to run on
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obama care. >> they'll use it as an advantage. >> do you think that's true, they're going to run on obama care? >> that's what she's saying. the candidates in the battleground states, it will be interesting to see what they have to say, louisiana, arkansas. this is one thing we agree with her on. we hope they run on obama care. >> you're praying for t. very quickly, is debbie wasserman schultz secretly working for you? >> the whole obama care debate is something we wanted to keen out there. >> thank you for coming in. a r i appreciate it. >> how the heck did this happen. >> i called my girlfriend. she thought i was crazy. i said, debby, i'm locked on a plane. >> he fell asleep and he woke up on an empty plane. what are the circumstances that allowed that to occur? and, don't call it a holiday
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inside one of the plants for the first time. anna? ♪ ♪ well, score one for christmas. a new jersey mayor fighting the pc police renaming his town tree a christmas tree. for several years it's been called a holiday tree, and now the mayor is saying, enough is enough. the people across the nation are really rallying behind him. david fried, the mayor of robinsville township, new jersey, is here. >> good morning, thank you for having me. >> thanks for being here. you've been mayor for eight years, a small town of 17,000 people. you had a menorah celebration and christmas tree lighting. what happened in 2007. >> we started calling it a holiday tree.
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this year they wanted to make it a tree lighting. >> they even dropped the holiday. >> they were going to drop the holiday. i said, enough is enough. we have a menorah lighting. it's not a candle lab bra. we can have a christmas tree. we wrote a letter explaining. we can't continue to chip away at our culture and who we are and what we believe in. we decided to say enough is enough. >> sounds like your residents are happy that you're not chipping away at the culture. we can show a letter from our viewers from one of your constituents. news flash for robinsville. this is christmas. it's been celebrated for 2013 years as the birthday of jesus christ. whoops, said that name that nobody likes to mention anymore. happy holidays. the rest of us are going to celebrate christmas since jesus, there's that guy again, is the reason for the season. >> we've had some backlash. for the most part i think people
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have been positive. people have been feeling they've wanted to say things like this. oftentimes in conversations we say happy hanukkah. do we say merry christmas? you say, happy holidays. when did merry christmas become something that's uncomfortable saying? >> you're getting support internationally. sweden has contacted new. >> amazing the amount of e-mail i've gotten all over the country. we've been responding as quickly as we can. one thing came in from sweden where they said things have gotten so politically correct where they can't sing the national anthem in school. that's incredible. >> we want to make sure that doesn't happen here. >> you wonder, right. it's micro creeping. that's how the political correctness happens. they can talk about taking away the christmas tree and then merry christmas. it becomes micro creep. i think the same thing happened in sweden.
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enjoy that christmas tree this season. >> thank you. >> thank you so much. 27 minutes after the hour. selfie, epic fail and twitterverse. if you're sick and tired of hearing these words, you're not alone. next we have the breakdown of 2013's worst words. no bridge, no problem, just zip line your car across. ♪ ♪ ♪ s... fancy robes... seems every hotel has something to love... so join the loyalty program that lets you earn free nights in any of them. plus, for a limited time, members can win a free night every day. only at
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♪ ♪ ♪ your shot of the morning. youtube star rebecca flat. this new song called "saturday." you remember her from 2011. that viral song, video, friday, remember this? everybody was doing spoofs on it. >> this is one of the most painful songs. so she did "friday." now she's doing "saturday." a lot of energy. >> switched to german. >> we actually did a spoof on "friday" on my morning show that he was at in charlotte, north
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carolina. ♪ it was rising, rising, got to watch fox news, rising ♪ >> to my ear, she's no worse than most people on the radio. >> no. >> certainly agree. >> she is no worse. >> she's no worse. that's high praise. >> she ended up being a spokesperson for bullying because people took to the internet and were ugly to her. >> everyone's a victim. >> that is one of the worst phrases of 2013. the list, according to "time magazine", of words that should be banned into 2014, words that we will leave in 2013 and never use again. please, can we start with number one on the list, twerk? made famous this year by miley cyrus. twerking. that was at the video music awards. 27%. we have to get rid of that word altogether. >> i don't like that word twerk. i don't like the action. >> second is hashtag. a term that relates to twitter. number three is selfie. that's when you celebrate
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yourself when you declare the world the single most interesting image on the planet is your face and take pictures of it. next year we're getting rid of all self-promotion. it will not exist in 2014. >> how about lolz. 6 point be point -- 6.6%. epic fail and yolo. everyone was so annoyed. apparently the new one is fear of missing out. >> i had to look that one >> why is it inappropriate on that list? that should make every year's list of words we need to ban. it's the perfect combination of a word that means literally nothing. it has no established definition and it's used to bully people. that means do my well. it's too high level and academic. >> you're horrible.
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inappropriate that is crafted from kindergarten. we should stop it now. >> let us know what you think. facebook, go there. you know how to work it. and just type in ffweekend. that's our facebook page. what words do you want banned in 2014. >> work it. >> work it, not twerk it. >> now we have some more morning headlines to get to. the family of reverend billy graham asking for prayers saying his health is on the decline. according to graham's son, his father has been very weak and unable to regain his strength. graham celebrated his 95th birthday in november. he was hospitalized a short time later for a respiratory problem. >> spaghetti o's apologizing for a tweet that sparked outrage. spaghetti o's tweeted this photo, take a moment to remember
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pearl harbor. we apologize for our recent tweet. we meant to pay respect, not to offend. the company is apologizing. we got hundreds of responses saying the tweet was not offensive at all. i don't know why so many people would be mad over a spaghettio holding an american flag. we have much bigger things in the country to be concerned about. christine said, they're just trying to bring attention to a day we should always remember. >> here's one for the record books, a passenger claims he fell asleep on a plane and woke up locked inside. tom wagner was flying united airlines express from louisiana to california. he said when they landed in houston for a layover, he woke up alone in a cold cabin. >> the lights were out. i was like, what's going on? i thought maybe it was a layover, i'm still on the same plane. don't put the blame on me. i said, i didn't do nothing wrong here. and then they were like, all
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right, try to hush hush, keep quiet, you know? gave me this little packet. >> gave him a little packet. they gave him dental floss and a toothbrush. >> what's in there, diao door rant, toothpaste. they gave him a $250 voucher and a hotel room. >> they're cleaning up the cabin, how do they not see a guy sleeping under the blanket. >> pretzle wrappers. >> it's early december. championship games. auburn and missouri in a showdown that resembled a video game. tray mason all day for the auburn tigers. mason would finish the game with an s.e.c. championship record, 304 yards, four touchdowns. auburn wins 59-42. hoping for a spot in the national title game. the big ten championship game where ohio state taking on michigan state.
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connor cook had a terrific day. braxton miller said it was a game of making plenty of runs. michigan state would hold on to win 34-24. like many of us when we're sad, ohio state coach ush been meyer drowned his sorrows in pizza. meyer was spotted after the game chowing down while looking glum. sitting on a golf cart. >> you can mock it but it does help. >> there is. >> a lot of drama and danger. janice is here to bring us up to date. >> are you traveling today, tucker? >> yes, i am. d.c., sleet and freezing rain. keep in touch. >> i will. i'll call you. another round of icy weather as a storm system moves in from the south. very cold temperatures as this warm, moist air overrides a shallow layer of cold air. as the rain falls through we could see some accumulating ice on the roadways and power lines. would he could see power outages
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unfortunately. winter weather advisory for dozens of states stretching from the west up to the northeast as the storm continues to make its progression. looking at the radar, you can see the pink on your screen south of lexington. lexington, 26. in between you have that freezing layer. that's where we can see the potential for freezing rain and/or sleet moving up into west virginia, mid-atlantic region. as we head throughout the day, 1:00 p.m. moving in towards the dc area, freezing rain and/or sleet. north of that will be snow for tomorrow or overnight tonight, 9:00 p.m. pushing in towards pennsylvania and then new york and tomorrow around 5:00 a.m. new york you'll get into the icy mix. the temperature will rise. we'll see rain throughout the day on monday afternoon. there's tucker's forecast. d.c., 100% chance of yuck today. freezing rain and/or sleet and some snow and then monday same thing with the temperatures rising so that will real quickly turn into rain. it will be a mess all up and
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down the i-95 corridor. unfortunately today and tomorrow. >> a lot of yuck. >> a lot of yuck. >> helpful. thank you. janice. sometimes there's just no point in paying full price when something used is just as good. how do you know? we have a savings expert here next. the famous bat kid is back and as always on a mission. we have his triumphant return to pay it forward coming up. farmer: hello, i'm an idaho potato farmer.
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and our giant idaho potato truck is still missing. so my dog and i we're going to go find it. it's out there somewhere spreading the good word about idaho potatoes and raising money for meals on wheels. but we'd really like our truck back, so if you see it, let us know, would you?
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welcome became. with no bridge in site, a group of russians decided to hoist their suv on a zip line to cross the siberian river. the car safely made it to the
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other side. of course they found a way because they are russian. and batkid is back with a new mission. pay it forward. five-year-old miles scott was the guest of honor in the city of san francisco. last month the city transformed into the fictional gotham to grant miles' wish of becoming batman. is he recovering from lieu keep why and well so far. thanks, tucker. consumers have less cash to burn these days than ever before. there are ways to save that don't include waiting for some sales. >> for some products there's just no point in paying full price when you can find the very same quality in a second hand or used product. >> the question is which items are worth buying used and which ones are worth spending extra money on. here with the tips you need, author of "worth it, not worth it, simple answers to the life's toughest problems" jack barons. >> great to be here. >> my obvious first question is,
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cars. is it worth buying a new car or not? >> i was going to say absolutely go with news until i found the news item of a russian suv going zip lining. this is the biggest one. you'll save more money over a lifetime by buying used cars than any of the other stuff you could buy used. as soon as you drive it off the lot it's less than 10%. >> is it ever worth it? >> probably not. if you really love that new car smell and you want to spend your money on it, absolutely. you can buy certified preowned lightly used cars, plus there's a nice little news angle right now. in the depths of the downturn nobody bought cars. we went from 16 million down to 10 million cars sold in this country. used cars two years later were kind of expensive because there weren't that many. now we're selling 16 million cars again. there's more used cars on the market. the spread is bigger. getting a good deal. cars last a long time now. i know this financial advisor in colorado, alan roth, he did the
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computations. you look at a family that buys a new lexus suv for him and her. another family buys two fords every ten years, he determined after insurance, taxes, everything else, $1.9 million over their adult lifetime they would save by going with used and driving them for a while. >> something near and dear to my hearts, child seats. i can't wait until these things are out of the car. should you buy these new or used. >> buy a new car seat. put it in the used car. >> biohazard, number one. no cheerios. >> my son gets car sick. i don't want to buy somebody else's son's car seat. think about that plastic in that car in the middle of summer how hot it is, middle. winter how cold it is. it's getting weaker and weaker. plus, the technology is getting better. plus, some cars are not compatible, the new ones with an old car seat. splurge. >> secondhand is in first place for my baby.
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that's kind of hard to go with. >> exactly. tell your wife why the car seat failed. >> for kids' clothing and kids' toys, that's okay, right? >> absolutely. under the christmas tree, sure, are you going to put some new toys? you're not going to wrap up the old ones. normally as we all know, even under the christmas tree they're going to be more interested in the box than the toy. there's no need to get a brand-new toy. clothes, before you even buy i say -- and this is going to be gender specific, i'm sorry, but it's mostly moms who get together. get the used clothes from your cousin who's a little bit older. keep the chain going, hand it down to smaller kids. at thanksgiving we loaded up from my son's older cousin's clothes and don't pay anything. >> they grow out of them so fast. >> the car seat, you can throw it in the washing machine. >> buy a new bike? >> i have a new bike, i love it. i think the smarter financial thing is to buy used. they're all mechanical. look at them. look at the chain, is it rusty?
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i would go steel, not carbon fiber. it can crack and you won't see it. >> digital cameras, i happen to know there's a nice little after market for digital cameras, trading in lenses. smart to buy or not? >> i say buy used -- excuse me, buy new. >> by buy new? >> buy knew. digital. an old film camera works great. it's no longer mechanical. there's all of these computer parts and if they got a little bit moist, they could be fried and you don't know it. it seems to work but the focus is off or whatever. >> a little bit of water on one of those cameras can screw it up. >> they don't have the shelf life they used to. >> jack otter, thank you. the book is called "worth it or not worth it." nice to see you. welcome to the show. >> thanks. coming up on "fox & friends," a new dating website where men are required to pay for dinner. [ applause ] >> is this not happening though? the site called it chivalry, but
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some say it's just plain sexist. the creator of the website is here to defend it. and one woman's ultimatum, the bike goes or i go. the husband put both up for sale, the wife and the bike. ♪ take me home tonight ♪ i don't want to let you go until you see the light ♪ ♪ take me home tonight ♪ listen, be my little baby
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joining us now is ceo and founder of high kyle mcginnis. nice to see you this morning. >> thank you for having me. >> did you think that chivalry was dead and there was a market for this? you said, we want to get back guys paying for meals? how did you come up with the idea? >> basically i was traveling in france and i was just staying with a friend and we were thinking about a quick way that we could meet or i can meet a local girl while traveling and take her out to a restaurant that is just -- has great food and foreign cities. that was basically the whole idea. we're a traditional dating site for food lovers. we're different from other dating sites because you can
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browse people and you can browse restaurants, you can add your favorite restaurants to your profile and your favorite cuisines and you can ask people out based on this information to a stress straunt they'll enjoy. and having food is a good time eating together. that's the basic concept. traditional dating. >> so how do you mandate that? how do you mandate that? >> a woman going out with a guy, you know, he leaves her footing the bill. does she put a bad review up there? how does the site work? >> yeah. i mean, what's kind of nice about it is we have our users pay on a per date basis so you're not paying monthly dues and not getting any results or if you're not using the site that month, you don't have to
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pay. basically a man pays only when he has a confirmed date with a woman, which is great for them and for just women in general because you pay for -- you pay the service, which is cheap. it's like $5. and then you pay a deposit which pretty much ensures. >> an escrow. a dating escrow. kyle, wait a minute. so women -- were you hearing from women users, like we're just tired of being stifd with the bill? where are the good men out there these days? what are women telling you? >> yeah. i mean, i hear complaints about this especially on other dating sites where basically with ease of communication. you can meet people on the street in a big city or find people on facebook, other dating sites. with instant messaging pretty much when communication is so easy, it's easy to meet so many new people.
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some people can kind of slip and not put in the effort early on in the stages of dating where it's really important. that's where you show who you are if you're a generous person and kind of give a woman the idea that you're serious about dating, that you're serious about her and relationships in general. a small gesture. >> you want to bring your a game in the beginning. real quick though, some people are saying that this is a way for women to meet sugar daddies or that it's, you know, something that's not good for sa same-sex couples. >> same-sex couples have more options on the site. totally gay friendly. when you sign up you have the choice to choose if you want to take someone out or if you want to be taken out so, yeah, that's something that we fully support. >> kyle mcginnis is the creator of
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good luck with the site. i know anna will be searching. >> looking for a sugar daddy. >> i hope so. >> thanks, kyle. love a christmas story, the movie? our movie guy, kevin mccarthy, does too. it's not his top movie pick. stick around. we're revealing our favorites as well. ♪ wow...look at you. i've always tried to give it my best shot. these days i'm living with a higher risk of stroke due to afib, a type of irregular heartbeat, not caused by a heart valve problem. at first, i took warfarin, but i wondered, "could i up my game?" my doctor told me about eliquis. and three important reasons to take eliquis instead. one, in a clinical trial, eliquis was proven to reduce the risk of stroke better than warfarin. two, eliquis had less major bleeding
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verizon now has the gifts everyone wants. samsung galaxy tab 2 is now $99.99. plus, ask about our tablet trade-in offer. good morning. december 8th, 20113. we start with a fox news alert. a wicked winter storm sweeping the entire nation, rain, sleet, snow and ice wreaking havoc on the roadways. what you need to know before you leave the house straight ahead. and people are finally being held accountable for obama care. are they? well, someone has just been forced to resign apparently over the botched rollout in one state. it's not who you think it is though. we'll have details in this straight ahead. a man's wife gives him an ultimatu ultimatum, the motorcycle or me. he put them both up for sale on craig's list to the highest
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bidder. who won out? the couple will join us. "fox & friends" hour two starts right now. well, good morning. it is sunday, 7:00 a.m. on the east coast. >> a hard choice. the husband or the motorcycle. >> the wife or the motorcycle. >> you could buy both online. it's good to see we have great news. someone has finally been held accountable for the botched obama care rollout. its official called rebecca pierce, she was in charge of the state run obama care site there. she has resigned. the washington post is saying she was forced out. they issued a statement thanking her for her tireless work on behalf of the people of maryland. it's not like she was held to account in a public way.
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apparently she was forced to resign. >> why? the website has been terrible. maryland health crashed right after it launched. maryland, one of the first states to jump right on the obama care bandwagon. the rollout sputed along over the past nine weeks. they've only enrolled about 3,000 residents in the whole state of marry land. a very, very blue state. >> roughly 700 people have been able to enroll over the last week or so. they are saying -- >> maybe she'll get her job back. >> an improvement. right. maybe it will be a paid vacation kind of things. it doesn't sound like it. there have been calls for people like kathleen sebelius to lose her job. the president has yet to hold anything accountable at the federal level. we spoke with governor mike huckabee and he says the president is out of the loop and he needs to learn how to manage. >> i think people need to realize as bad as the website
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is, and it's clearly been a train wreck, it's nothing compared to what happens when people finally get into obama care and now we're learning that, for example, in states like washington state, nine times more people signed up for medicaid than to pay for insurance. good managers understand you see the whole field of play, you take the problem, you take a big problem, break it down into little problems and you assign people and task them with the responsibility of fixing it. you hold them accountable. he doesn't check up on things. he doesn't know what's happening. every times he's asked a question, i don't know. i don't know. he saw that on tv, he read it in the papers. this is the most amazing president who is unaware of what he's managing. >> meanwhile, the state of california, no one's been fired there although perhaps they should this morning after a new report in the "los angeles times" has highlighted the fact that many thousands of californians are waking up even if they went to the obama care website in california which is
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called covered california, they just simply were looking through the application, didn't even complete it, they decided they would check back later, they're getting phone calls from insurance companies based on the fact that they visited the website. they've said we don't want to be called, and they're getting calls. we understand you're looking for insurance. the government is doing what sleazy marketers do everywhere, which is sharing your information without your permission. but instead of giving that information to the folks who make the civil war chest set or stake knives or the scooter store, they're giving it instead to insurance companies so they can round up more customers. it's sleazy. sleazy. >> i would not mind getting a call about the civil war chest. i wouldn't mind a scooter. >> in the private sector, mom and pop stores, businesses, telemarketers have to adhere to the terms. they have to adhere to the do not call list, do not e-mail
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list. but it's okay for the government to do so. folks in california -- from cover california, they're saying they're giving out e-mail addresses, home addresses and phone numbers. they're not giving out income and social security numbers. some people in california aren't buying it. how do we know that? >> it could be so much worse because we're the government. we have a record of every google search we do. >> it's so much fun to give out your phone number. let's put it right out on the screen because everyone wants their personal information out there. let us know what you think of that. in fact, if you live in california, you've been called by one of these insurance agents, e-mail us or go to our facebook page. some other news stories making headlines on this sunday morning. a 16-year-old boy on his way to celebrate christmas with family dies aboard a delta flight from seattle to atlanta. the unidentified teenager had a pre-existing condition but would not confirm what it was.
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one passenger said this about the experience. >> everyone was very professional. very subdued. there was not a lot of chaos i would say. granted, until we got off the plane we didn't know what actually had happened. >> an autopsy will be performed tomorrow we're told. an american war veteran held captive in north korea, waking up in his own bed. merill newman is receiving a warm welcome in california greeted by his wife and son. he said he's grateful to be home. >> it's been a great homecoming and i'm tired but ready to be with my family now. thank you for all the support we got and very much appreciate it. >> both newman's family and the white house now calling for the release of another american, kenneth bae.
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he's been held in north korea for over a year now. this is a live look in johannesburg, south africa, where visitors are gathering to honor nelson mandela today on a national day of mourning. mandela died thursday at the age of 95. now for the first time we are hearing from mandela's family. >> in the mandela household, he's no longer with us physically. his spirit is with us. we have lost a great man. the greatness in our family was in the simplicity of his nature in our midsts. >> president obama will travel to south africa for a memorial on tuesday. he'll be joined on air force one by president george w. bush and mrs. bush. plez clinton is expected to join as well. carrie underwood is firing
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back at critics on her "sound of music" performance. ♪ ♪ >> the country star played ma via von trapp in the three hour live spigsal. she's been getting hate tweets. >> come on. >> she claims she got even more after thursday's broadcast. so she responded to the haters like this, by tweeting, plain and simple, many people just need jesus. they will be in my prayers tonight adding a bible verse there at the end. sounds like she's dealing with the haters by letting jesus take the wheel. >> she did three hours live on tv. >> what a task. >> anyone that can do that, i respect. >> including -- including the great janice dean. >> janice, could you do three hours of live television. >> by myself? >> no. >> singing? >> impossible.
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>> listen, no one can outdo julie andrews. that was probably one of the reasons why she got so much fire but i thought she did great. i love the sound of music. she was running up stairs and out of breath and trying to perform. i didn't think it was that great. >> she's awesome. >> you are 16 going on 17. >> you know that? >> wow. impressive. >> it's cross generational. great. >> very nice. >> i won't sing for you this morning because we have to do something very serious. it's the weather. yes, unfortunately i'd love to give sunshine and warm temperatures in places like dallas, texas, where you have been dealing with ice and not being able to travel. things will improve over the next couple of days. temperatures get warmer but still below average over the next five days. that's really the case for much of the country with exceptions of florida which i'll show you in a bit. deep freeze. current wind chill, minus 8 and
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what is the feels sfliek feels like minus 32 in butte, montana. for our friends in florida, we want to be your houseguests. 74 in miami. you are not feeling the deep freeze and we are jealous. taking a look at your past 12 hours, satellite radar imagery, the ice storm continues across tennessee, kentucky, up towards west virginia. this will creep up towards d.c. and new york and philadelphia and boston over the next 12 to 24 hours. travel is going to be really dangerous so you want to call ahead if you're traveling by air. certainly you don't want to be on the roads if it's very icy. i know you'll be traveling by rail, tucker. hopefully things will be okay. do they de-ice that stuff? >> no. >> the rolling thunder knocks the ice off the rales. i'm highly confident i'll be
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okay. >> he's racing back to d.c. to be with his wife. >> exactly. him? >> absolutely. >> need and want. >> if you listen to fox, it's about saving the husband. she's saying, women have been told for so long that never depend on a man. you shouldn't really depend on a man, and for years she's said this. she's said, there's no way to be a wife, a mother and a full-time employee and still create balance but you can have balance by depending on a husband who works full time and year round. i mean, that's obviously true and the majority of women polled say -- with small children say they'd rather not work full time given the option. the real reason that the advice don't depend on a man is destructive because it's a recipe for isolation. marriage brings people together for life and that is the basis
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for all happiness. >> life is meant to be shared with somebody, isn't it? nice to share things when something really good happens or something really bad happens and all the times in between. or is this a good thing? the critics, i am the woman, hear me roar. do we not need anybody else? we live and inspire. we want to know what you think at friends@foxnews. >> i'm 44. i know a lot of people living alone. there are a lot of people in america living alone and that is a recipe for unhappiness. >> your friends, your work. >> cats are great. >> at the end of the day if you're sitting there eating a cup of yogurt by yourself, we are biologically -- there's a biological imperative to have that connection with somebody else. and the research shows that men are biologically linked to going out and hunting and gathering. that sounds like a cliche, but it's true.
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psychologists back this up with a lot of research. women are biologically linked to having a nurturing, creating ability and safe, loving home. that doesn't mean the two areas don't blend. the men can prode the nurturing but the women can go out and hunt and gather. >> i don't know about the eat a cup of yogurt by yourself. i'm eating ben and jerry's full fat ice cream and pizza. >> let us know what you think about that. coming up next, the promise the president wasn't able to keep. >> no matter what you've heard, if you like your doctor or health care plan, you can keep it. >> you hope you didn't believe him because it turns out you might not be able to keep your doctor. why? because a lot of them want be out of obama care. dr. ben carson joins us with that. and always dropping a cell phone? check this out. maybe this is the answer. it's an airbag for your cell phone. do you need one of those? ♪ call me, call me any, any time
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that's insurance for the modern world. esurance. now backed by allstate. click or call. no matter what you've heard, if you like your doctor or health care plan, you can keep it. >> remember that promise? that's not true. in the state of california they've seen more than 1 million insurance cancellations so far. those that do get on the exchange may not be able to keep their doctor simply because the doctors may not be there for them. seven in ten physicians in california are boycotting the state-run system. here to weigh in is dr. ben
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carson. thank you for joining us. does it surprise you that physicians in great numbers, at least in california, are refusing to participate in the aca? >> no, it doesn't surprise me at all. recognize that physicians are trained to make decisions based on evidence and so they're analyzing what's going on and saying, this is obviously not going to work for us. it's not going to work for anybody. you know, remember, our country, our constitution, there were five physicians involved in putting that together. so physicians in the early parts of our establishment were very involved and i think it's time for them to get involved again and bring logic back to this and not just ideology. it tends to lead us to bad places. >> incentives matter. doesn't the system now implemented pretty much guarantee that the best doctors will opt out and serve rich
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people and the people at the lower end of the achievement scale, physicians, will be serving people on obama care? >> well, you know, there are probably a lot of different factors that are involved in who will go where, but, you know, the bottom line is if you're being reimbursed at a rate that doesn't even sustain you, that doesn't even pay your overhiead that doesn't make sense to be engaged. a lot of doctors are compassionate individuals are finding themselves to be doing things they never intended to do since they entered medicine. >> would you go into medicine again? you've been in it a long time. >> well, i probably would not at this moment do it. >> we're all gifted with certain talent and you need to follow
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those talents and i would be looking at it more from can we get involved. do we need to submit that and get involved in a way to change things for the better, then i would, in fact, consider going into it. if i couldn't do that, no way in the world. >> that is so depressing. you wonder how many promising young potential physicians out there are making similar calculations and going into something else. that's really sad. >> you know, if we don't do something about this, it's bad. >> dr. ben carson, thank you very much for joining us. i appreciate tnchts my pleasure. there's a christmas controversy brewing. will some grinches be putting an end to the neighborhood tradition for so long. we'll tell you what it is and what they're trying to do. plus, "christmas story" do
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you love it? kevin mccarthy does but it's not his favorite. we'll be right back. we'll sharr our favorites as well. ♪
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7:24. numbers. $334 million. that's the jackpot for the mega millions drawing. it's the biggest jackpot of the year. next, 65 million. that's how many cases of the south korean spirit have been sold this year making it the world's most popular liquor. soju. it's made from rice, wheat or barley. last, 2/3, that's where you can
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find the best seat in the movie theater. experts advise sitting 2/3 of the way back and in the middle of the row especially for the best sound experience. apparently this is where audio engineers sit when they're getting the sound in the theater. >> i'm laughing because i drive my wife nuts with sitting in the movie theater. has to be right in the middle. you want the best sound. kevin mccarthy is here. >> you knew that. >> i love being on set. i love this couch so much. >> and sitting right here, we love you. >> right here is excellent. kevin mccarthy is here to talk about favorite christmas movies of the year. things you can download. >> that's correct. my number five right now "a christmas story." it's 30 years old and it plays for 24 hours on christmas eve and christmas day. peter is a kid in the movie, a director. >> you can see the film on
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broadway "a christmas story." >> that's true. number four, "it's a wonderful life." it's one of the greatest christmas stories and one of the greatest movies ever made. amc theaters is playing it in theaters on december 15th and 18th. >> i heard word of a sequel. >> there's rumors of a sequel. hollywood, please don't do that. jimmy stewart might not be available. >> get out the smelling salts. >> number three. >> "home alone" i love that, mccally call kings. >> it's pretty violent with what he does. interesting fact about that movie, the movie that mccally call kin is watching, "keep the change, you filthy animal" that's a fake movie. it's a parody of a james cagni movie. >> when he has the blowup dummy behind the shower curtain. >> i'm going to count to 10.
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10. >> i love your number two on this list. i'm totally behind you and i will support you. >> i know this is a random decision, but "die hard". >> it's a christmas movie. frank sinatra was offered the role contractually at the age of 73 because of the movie he made in the '60s called "detective." that's what "die hard" is based on. number one, "love actually." >> perfect choice. >> this is not a typical christmas movie. it makes you feel great. it's a love story. i feel it in my fingers, i feel it in my toes. all five are necessary, must-see movies on christmas. >> nice. a lot of big stars came out of "love actually." >> stars of the "walking dead."
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>> we put our best choices. "love actually." mine is "christmas vacation." chevy chase vacation. he reminds me of my dad so much. he'll be out there all night putting up christmas lights and making an absolute mess of things. it's a great time. >> consistently funny, by the way. that movie is funny. >> "elf" is on that list as well. >> mine, honestly i think it was "home alone." i love "home alone ii." we forgot kevin. >> no way. they shot a sequel to the movie. >> what's your choice, tucker? >> mine was "the blues brothers." i've seen this movie. which sets it apart from other movies. it has a classic redemption, and they drive high speed through a
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shopping mall. it's a great movie. >> wear cool sun glasses. >> great music, too, by the way. the sound track. >> any movie with ray charles is a great movie. how is it a good movie? ray charles. >> we have a bunch of viewer tweets. >> fell in said christmas carol." "the muppet, m.g.m. and mickey mouse version. >> i fell in love with "home alone." >> someone agreed with me on "die hard" and also "a christmas story." you can tweet m me @kevinmccarthytv. >> mr. magoo christmas. >> someone's in favor of it. >> thank you so much, kevin. nice seeing you. merry christmas. >> merry christmas. >> thanks for your recommendations for the rental last night. >> did you watch it? >> way, way back. got to see it. coming up on the show, new
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hope in the fight against cancer. what if we could fight the disease like a cold? details on the huge break through coming up. and how did this happen? >> i called my girlfriend and she thought i was crazy. i said, debby, i'm locked on a plane. >> was his girlfriend right? maybe because he fell asleep and woke up on an empty airplane. the story you have to be awake to believe. more ahead. ♪ the lion sleeps tonight ♪ ♪ across america people are taking charge
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ask your doctor about non-insulin victoza®. it's covered by most health plans. your shot of the morning. after oklahoma state's final play the cheerleader is caught tripping a player. >> take that. >> oklahoma won the game, 33-24. >> wow. he's your 12th man. >> it turns out that football games are televised so when you do stuff like that, people have it on tape, videotape. >> yeah, there's videotape. >> it was like he couldn't help himself, you know? >> people do that to mascots all the time but not to a player. here's a question. how did this happen?
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a man fell asleep on an airplane recently, that happens quite a bh bit, then he woke up, the plane was dark and locked. everyone else had gotten off. watch. >> i called my girlfriend. she thought i was crazy. i said, debby, i'm locked on a plane. >> and so they lock up the plane. i don't understand how this happened. they clean the plane, seat by seat presumably. vacuum thing out. clean up all the kids cheerios. if you bring your kids on a plane, clean up after them. come on. were you raised in a barn? you see a guy sitting there asleep, close everything down. pilots close everything down. the staff stand out in the -- what is it called, jetway. they stand there and wait until everyone is off the plane, like a register. >> did he have an invisibility cloak on like harry potter. give you a couple more details.
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he was flying from louisiana to see his wife or his sister, rather, in california and he had a layover there in houston. apparently 40 million people have flown out of there last year, international airport. this isn't some small airport. some little tiny airplane. these are the airliners, this is mind boggling, isn't it? >> i don't know this guy or his girlfriend, debby. if you drink enough on an airpla airplane, you become invisible. if you mix it with ambien, you're totally -- >> i am a light sleeper. when they tell you to put your -- first of all, he must have fallen asleep -- let's think about this logistically. if you're landing, you have to put your seat up. someone must have told him to put your seat up. they do not let you put your seat up. >> right. >> wake up -- >> no, because the plane cannot fly safely if your seat is an
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inch back. this is a well-known fact. >> so you have to put your seat up. presumably he's been elevated. then he falls asleep. i don't know how he falls asleep on landing, all kinds of noises and dinging. i don't know how he slept through that. >> was his tray table returned to his full and up right locked position. >> where is the weirdest place you've ever fallen asleep? the most embarrassing venue for your sleeping, e-mail us, tweet us. >> what's yours, tucker? >> obviously it's right here on this set. >> this video. >> as you well know. i don't think there's video. >> there is. >> that's not real, by the way. >> good to see you. welcome to "fox & friends." >> i know we're not on television. >> anna, you said where? >> happiness. >> the dentist. i mean, i can fall asleep anywhere. we're very sleep deprived on this schedule. you fall asleep in two seconds.
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>> every five years when i go to the dentist, i fall asleep. >> every five years? >> supposed to go every six months to a year. >> i think i fell asleep on the steps one time at savannah, georgia, one night. >> was that from -- you fell asleep or you passed out? >> enjoying the sunset. savannah, you fine folks of savannah, georgia, thank you for taking care of me. the rest of your headlines this morning. >> facebook and all of that, we have other headlines. the holiday parade ends with a bang when a float bursts into flames. it caught fire. firefighters nearby, some of them part of the parade, rushed in to put out the blaze. they complained of breathing problems. two were taken to the hospital. what if you could fight off cancer as easily as the common cold? researchers now testing this idea by reprogramming the cells of leukemia patients similar to
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the way your body fights a virus. doctors say so far the numbers are encouraging. the majority of patients went into recision while the remaining saw improvement. the treatment gives patients flu like symptoms. that's a small price to pay. call them government grinches. california officials nearly shutting down a neighborhood light display that was in orange county. they said it was a safety hazard. residents have been happening the lights for years, but this year the county demanded they fill out costly permits or face prosecution. the neighborhood fought back saying a firing inspector green lit the display. they say residents need to fill out a permit and get the lights checked out and they'll waive the fee this year anyway. is this the ultimate smartphone case. check this out. this is wild. new from honda, a phone case with airbags. it's called case-n, the bulky
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accessory deploys six cushions before your phone hits the ground. you won't see it in stores any time soon. this is a marketing gimmick for the company's new mini car, the nwgn. >> of course it's a marketing tool. they're not ever going to roll this out. >> not real? >> i have one of these otter boxes. it's pretty good. they have them pretty small. some of the new iphones won't break anyway? >> they've got multiple layers, gorilla glass, really strong. >> good case. now to news happening outside our studio. deadly winter storm is on the move. it's dumped snow, ice, frigid temperatures. now the east coast is preparing for that same weather system as it moves this way. wght stephanie yandow is live in mount air ri. how are things looking? >> it's been raining on and off
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for the past couple of hours. we're expecting it colder later on. we could see freezing rain, possible power outages. we'll also start seeing some ice on the roads, on bridges and overpasses as well as power lines and trees. so people are encouraged to stay at home as a precaution and prepare their homes for this freeze. back to you giesz in the studio. >> thanks a lot, stephanie. good luck down there. 1,000 flights canceled. next on the show, a world renowned artist. his work hangs at famous museums and on the walls. how the government wants to take his studio and turn it into a super model. could this be a good thing, the mess? >> i don't believe that. >> it's coming up after this. ♪ here i am stuck in the middle with you ♪ ♪ yes, i'm stuck in the middle with you ♪ [ male announcer ] campbell's homestyle.
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verizon is definitely winnin that powerful. verizon. welcome back to "fox & friends." now for some quick headlines. it's become holiday tradition honoring our nation's fall lenl soldiers with wreaths on their headstones. now thousands of graves at arlington national cemetery may be bare. wreaths across america is $500,000 short of its fundraising goal. to donate go to good cause. next time your kids make a mess, don't get mad. it might actually be making them smarter. a new and highly controversial study looked at toddler's playing habits and found that messy toddlers were better at learning the names of objects. of course, they were still very messy. >> hose the kids down.
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his artwork hangs in museum amongst celebrities. james due pris thomas hasn't stopped him from a government grab. they're trying to seize the property from eminent domain to build a grocery store. james, nice to see you this morning. >> good morning. how are you? >> doing well. so you who did this all begin for you? >> very horribly. about seven, eight years ago i found out through a friend that there was plans to do something where my property was sitting. >> as i understand emmy nainent domain, it's not new. it's to bring about the government acquisition of land for public use, the idea of a public park, something that everyone has access to. your studios are very much public, students and children
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are there to experience art, am i right? >> absolutely. that was the goal and the objective from the very beginning when i purchased the building. it's a roughly 8600 square feet and extends a city block. >> right. with your own money to make it what it is today, and just compensation needs to be afforded to the owner in an eminent domain case. first of all, they're going to turn it into a supermarket. i'm fromphiladelphia, there are enough supermarkets, not enough art by the way. how does a supermarket provide better public good than an art studio. >> there are a lot of problems with that. number one, it's not a food desert. meaning there is a supermarket very close by which would not make it a food desert. number two, there is still not a food chain that has been identified or a developer for
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this property, for this area they want to develop for this supermarket. so my contention was, number one, how did you -- how did you seize my free and clear deed, my title to my land? the property was up for sale and we had established a market value through a realtor as we looked at comparable properties. >> so what was that price? did they low ball you? >> well, the city offered me 1/3 of the asking price that we had established for the property. >> 1/3 of the price. so that does not exactly mean just compensation as is outlined in the constitution, by the way. where does it stand now in the courts? >> we were at the second level where we filed our preliminary objections which got overruled. we went to the appeals court and
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fortunately for me they found some discrepancies when they seized the property. when they seized my deed they only filed on 2/3 of the building so we're hoping legally that they will not be able to go back and recondemn the building, which was not condemnable from the very beginning. it's not a condemnable building. it's totally rehabbed. it's a unique property. it's a unique studio. this is the building of my dreams and i was very concerned with how the government could seize my deed. >> i think you're -- i think you're echoing a lot of the sentiments of our viewers this morning. you've done a great job of the community rehabbing this building. it's not an eye sore. i understand you're actually painting a murial on the side o
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it. philadelphia is a city of murals. what are you doing? >> i'm getting all of my frustration of eight years, all my contempt for how they went about to take my property. i've been very depressed over the situation that somebody could not recognize the good that i've done for the community, my reputation, four decades of teaching at the university level and all the wonderful -- i actually have seven pieces in public spaces in the city of philadelphia. you can see one of my murals a block away from city hall. >> james dupree is an artist from philadelphia. hey, man, we're on your side. we wish you the best. keep us updated. one woman's ultimatum, the bike goes or i do. what would you do? this husband put them both up. the couple joins us live next.
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one manmade a bold move. she told him either the harley goes or i go. >> bold move being an understatement in this case because bob white took to the internet and posted a craig's list ad letting the highest bidder make that decision for him. >> joining us is bob white and his wife, sandra, who's surprisesly sitting next to him. nice to see both of you guys. bob, i understand you pulled the wool's over your wife's eyes. you had her dress up in a pling coat and get out there and you didn't tell her what she was doing? >> exactly. yes. we took pictures and then i
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showed her the ad after we took the pictures. >> that's pretty appealing. let's read what's in the ad. the sportser is a 2006 xl 1200. excellent condition. wife, 1959 model in excellent condition, comma, considering. >> hey, how did that make you feel, sandra, when he said considering? >> i haven't got to the bottom of that part of the statement yet. >> there are a couple other ones in here, too. were you offended by this? sportster, well maintained and it shows. see pictures. wife, high maintenance and it shows. >> that's actually a joke we've been toying with for years now. high maintenance. >> that's her. >> look at this, beautiful curls and all of that. what kind of response did you guys get for this ad? >> well, we didn't get much of a response until it went viral over the internet, and then it's
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been -- we've just been -- comments and stuff we've been getting have been pretty hilarious. that's what the piece was supposed to be, was to make everybody chuckle. >> but there's no -- this can't be real. san drarks you were not born in 1959. i don't believe that for a second. flattery. is that true. >> it's true. >> my birth certificate makes that statement. >> very sweet. >> bob, so how much did sandra end up selling for? >> she hasn't gone yet. i still have the harely, too. >> you haven't sold the harley either? >> no. >> are you going to repost this ad any time soon? >> well, we're going to try to put it back up on craig's list. somebody took it down after a day or two so don't know what happened there but anyway. >> i strongly recommend ebay. good luck to both of you and the bike. >> san drarks are you going to let the bike stay or does it have snog. >> do you know what, the bike can stay. it will be among men other bikes that are already there. i've never been the one that's
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said it's the bike or me. >> that's the spirit. you guys have a great christmas. >> thank you. >> very nice to meet you. merry christmas. more "fox & friends" coming up after this. your mom could do anything. turn night into day. conquer the globe.
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and our giant idaho potato truck is still missing. so my dog and i we're going go find it. it's out there somewhere spreading the good word about idaho potatoes and raising money for meals on wheels. but we'd really like our truck back, so if you see it, let us know, would you? thanks. what?
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hello and good morning to you. it is sunday the 8th of december, 2013. i'm anna kooiman. we start with a fox news alert. you don't want your car to end up like this one. we have the winter driving safety tips to keep you safe on the roadways. and call it the perils of big brother and big government. worried about your personal information? think it might be in danger once you type in the obama website. it turns out all your fears are justified. one state giving away your personal details without your permission. details ahead. and how in the world does this happen? >> i called my girlfriend and she thought i was crazy. i said, debby, i'm locked on a
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plane. >> get help! they turned out the lights. he fell asleep on a plane, woke up on an empty plane. the story you have to be awake to believe. "fox & friends" hour four starts right now. i jumped ahead an hour. daylight savings. >> mostly i'd like to interview debby, the girlfriend, and get her reaction. >> she thought he was joking when he called. honey, i'm asleep on an airplane. >> coming up later, we're talking to you about the worst words of 2013. do you hate the word selfie or awesome sauce? we want you to send us your tweets and e-mails. let us know what you think the worst ones are. >> my vote is for awesome sauce. >> i've never heard of awesome sauce. it's two words. what does that mean? i think i'm kind of for it. >> i'm a one man jihad against
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inappropriate. >> we had awesome sauce in the kitchen. >> labeled awesome sauce. we have new stories we need to get to this 16. a 16-year-old boy on his way to celebrate christmas with family dies aboard a delta flight from seattle to atlanta. officials say the unidentified teenager had some type of pre-existing condition but would not confirm what it was. one passenger said this about the experience. >> everyone was very special. very subdued. there was not a lot of chaos i would say. granted, we didn't know that it was -- until we got off the plane is when we found out what actually happened. >> an autopsy, we're told, will be performed tomorrow. get this, a pennsylvania police chief calls it the worst murder he has ever seen. two newlyweds bsted in a grizzly thrill kill. 22-year-old elliott barber and his bride of three weeks, 18-year-old miranda, lured a man to his death with a craig's list
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ad. the victim was hired to be the woman's, quote, companion. authorities say the newlyweds picked up the victim in their car and then elliott barber choked him with a cord while miranda stabbed him. the body was found in an alley. the reason, the couple just wanted to kill someone together. now we have a live look at johannesburg, south africa, where visitors are gathering to honor nelson mandela today on a national day of mourning. mandela died on thursday at the age of 95. now for the first time we are hearing from mandela's family. >> the leader of the mandela household is no longer with us physically but his spirit is still with us. we have lost a great man whose greatness in our family was in the simplicity of his nature. >> president obama will travel
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to south africa for a memorial on tuesday. he will be joined on air force one by president george w. bush and mrs. bush, president clinton expected to attend the memorial as well. all right. it is football time early december in college football can only mean one thing. that's championship games. to the s.e.c. championship game. auburn and missouri. remember that game last week, auburn game? this was another showdown that resembled a video game. back and forth all day. tray mason for the auburn tigers. he will finish with an s.e.c. championship record 304 yards, four touchdowns. auburn wins 59-42. they hope for a spot in the national title game. the big ten championship game where ohio state was taking on michigan state. connor cook had a fantastic day. braxton miller made sure it was a game by making plenty of big runs including a 48-yard scramble. michigan state would hold on to win 34-24.
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and like many of us, we're sad ohio state coach urban meyer. >> extreme weather alert. >> frigid temperatures, snow and ice. the storm is headed to the east. over 1,000 cancellations today across the united states. the majority of the cancellations in and out of the dallas fort worth airport. janice is joining us live to tell us about this. >> have you ever driven on black ice? >> and fish tailing. >> we'll see more of that unfortunately. dallas, you've seen it over the last 48 hours. that will continue. the temperatures are still freezing. so any of that ice will remain there. people are urged to stay off the
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roadways. we have the low pressure out of the southeast. as the moisture falls south ward it freezes on contact on the roadways. power lines, we could certainly see a lot of power outages in the areas you see in pinks and purples. freezing rain warnings also in some of these areas. going to be really dangerous. call ahead certainly if you're traveling by air. traveling on the roadways, again, if you can stay off the roads, that's probably the best advice. as you can see, we're already seeing the pink on the screen. mess of freezing rain and/or sleet. ohio valley, tennessee, kentucky. driving will be very messy from d.c. all the way up to boston. i-81 is going to be very, very icy. again, stay off the roads. good thing it's a sunday. maybe people won't be traveling. but it is going to continue into monday unfortunately.
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keep alert. >> take it from me who had a head-on collision with a mack truck traveling on ice. do not get out there and drive. >> oh, my gosh, that's terrible. >> horrible story the past few days. a mother losing her 5-year-old child because she decided to drive. horrible. thank you, janice. the past couple of weeks we've brought you concerns, wide concerns about whether or not obama care is safe. will it be someplace you can leave your personal information knowing it's not going to be disseminated to other people. we've had a lot of concerns. the white house is responding consistently. that's paranoid talk. of course you can trust obama care. in the state of california you can't. the obama care exchanges have been passing out personal information to insurance companies which then market that information using that information, they market their services. >> these aren't even people that signed up. these are people that took a cursory glance, maybe filled out part of an application.
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>> they're getting phone calls from insurance companies saying, hey, we understand you're looking for insurance. how can we be of assistance. would you like to pay us? peter levy, covered california, listen to this quote, see if you are comforted by this. he's using comforting words. he said i can imagine some people may be upset, but i can see a lot of people will be comforted and relieved at getting the help that they need by navigating a confusing process. >> and the reason they're saying they're doing this is because, of course, they're lined on their enrollment deadlines that they're trying to meet. also they're saying that we're not giving out any personal information like social security information, health information, your income, things like that, all it is is your e-mail address, your telephone number and your home address which that seems personal enough. people are going, wait a minute. how do we know -- how can we really trust that the rest of our information isn't getting leaked either? >> so, let's see, the explanations are we had to do
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it. it's for the greater good. and trust us. if they'll give your personal information to insurance companies, why won't they give it to someone selling time shares in orlando or people hawking the war chests or the scooter store. >> great point. that's what they're doing. >> further, how can you trust -- i know from a tech side of things, you never open an e-mail from a person that you don't know and click on a link. how do you know this person is who they say are. after all, it is rampant. how can you trust these guys? now it could even get worse because we're moving away from paper. in fact, the navigators out there trying to help you navigate through the entire process are being told because of the deadline we were talking about is quickly approaching, december 23rd, get rid of the paper. just use electronic applications because they take too longs. paper takes too long to process. >> they're worried it won't get
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through. we heard from a spokesperson for cms who said, no, we have plenty of time for paper applications. guys, get on the same page and figure out what we're doing with it. >> yeah. sad thing to report out of the new york post about the rivalry and the tension and what the paper describes as hate between the president, barack obama, and charlie rangel, congressman from harlem who's occupied the seat for the last 44 years. they despise each other. >> remember this counter photo dealing with his condo. this actually goes back a number of years where the president didn't come to charlie rangel's defense a couple of times, this being one of them, where he says he hopes he retires with dignity during that whole debacle. he hasn't retired. the feud goes back years and years before that when he was running for president in 2008. charlie rangel famously supported hillary clinton. that infused some bad blood into the process. we hear the sort of back and forth. charlie rangel wanted access to the president and white house.
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as chairman of the house ways and means committee he's one of the most prominent black leaders in america. >> one of the most powerful people in america. i'm not defending charlie rangel's ethics, that's impossible. i will say this. here's the key difference between them. charlie rangel likes other people. he don't consider themselves omni potent, he listening to people. he has a natural affection for other human beings. he's not cold, remote, distant and imperious like the other person in this fractured relation. >> ""the new york post"" article is saying that they hate one another. not just that they have different political differences or charlie rangel speaking out against the irs or the signature legislation of president obama, obama care. this relationship is so fractured -- >> it's young. >> what's the reason behind this? there are people who didn't back president obama in 2008 and went
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to the hillary clinton side who the president is close with now. what is it? a lot of it is stylistically speaking. he's very old school and president obama very much isn't. rangle says you should respect me, 44 years or something -- >> yeah, but charlie rangel has tons of friends who don't agree with him. go to washington. ask around. other than valerie jarrett, how many people can say, i'm close personal friends with president obama? quick math, zero. charlie rangel, hundreds of friends. i'm not defending his ethics, but i'm just saying it's interesting. coming up here on the show, the white house hiding the facts about the health care law. are they about to lose their loyal friends? chris wallace is here. move over robin thicke. miley cyrus has a new twerking partner. let the twerking commence.
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leaking out some positive news about the health care law while holding out negative stories. even the most negative supporters perturbed. is the president in danger of isolating his allies in the mainstream media? >> joining us is chris wallace zbl go. >> good to see you. >> your thoughts. we want this. we're trying to get the white house logs, the visitor logs as
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peter schweitzer was reporting. do they run the risk of isolation? >> yeah. i think that worm has already turned. ever since october 1st if you've been watching any of the white house briefings, the mainstream media has been pretty tough on jay carney and this administration because, look, you can't avoid it. the fact is that the rollout of obama care has been a mess. the website was a disaster when it first came out. the promise, if you like your plan, you can keep your plan was clearly broken. and, you know, it's just too impossible to ignore. so, as i say, i think that horse is already out of the barn. >> so how are congressional democrats feeling this morning? are they still feeling kind of panicky as they have been the last couple of months about obama care? do they think things are getting better? >> well, clearly they are getting better. better is a relative word. the website is working a lot
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better in december than it was in october or november. i can't imagine that they're filled with great confidence about it, tuck er. on the other hand, all of these people in the senate were passed by a single vote. each one of those democrats up for re-election last year was a key, a single vote that decided whether or not obama care became a law or went down. they're kind of ono bomb ma care. at this point the strategy seems to be to talk about the successes. there are some, clearly. uninsured people are getting insured. people are getting extra benefits. you know, accentuate the positive and eliminate the negative. >> what about this? the administration is supposed to be the most transparent one ever yet somehow in the logs the president met one on one 277 times with cabinet members but never one on one with kathleen sebelius. is this a transparency issue or is this a management issue? if he really didn't meet with her one on one, what kind of
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damage does that do? if he did meet with her one on one but didn't record it and hasn't been putting it out there, what kind of damage does that do? >> well, it's a good question. jay carney on friday was saying, look, that's the public log. it doesn't represent every meeting there was. you know, i suppose it really doesn't matter if the president was meeting with kathleen sebelius and one of her aids was in the room, that's not one on one but that's still a meeting. clearly, transparency is an issue. i think there was a better example of it this week when the administration announced that yes, in fact, the president has spent time with his uncle who's had some immigration problems. they said before that he had never met with them. it turned out that when he first went to harvard law school he stayed at his home for a couple of weeks. they said, well, why did you tell us before that he hadn't and now you tell us he has? the answer was, well, we didn't ask him before. it's an odd way to get information. >> you have been in that anchor seat for a decade, chris.
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congratulations. your anniversary is coming up. >> thank you. it's been the dream job of my career. look at that. that's depressing. ronald regan used to say seeing himself in old movies was like seeing a son he never knew he had. >> chris, i have to say something to you, a compliment. look at the head of hair you have, then and now. you've got a good head of hair, mister. >> the only thing out of date there is the suit. >> thank you. it's all mine. i appreciate that, khanna. >> on chris wallace's show, they'll be remembering ten years. who else is coming up? >> we'll be talking to rand paul not only about obama care but on wednesday he went to detroit talking about freedom zones like jack kemps enterprise zones. we'll talk to one of the architects of obama care, dr. ezekiel ee manuel. we'll talk to him about where it is now.
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in the mining community and beyond, the subtle joke here. people are going to feel really stupid when i do really well. >> yes, they are. it's the reality show that takes you inside the world of gold mining only the precious metal isn't found in the ground, it's found in the most unlikely place, at the bottom of the frigid baring sea. >> the season may be tough for the first female dredge owner in
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nome, alaska. here to give us a sneak peak at the new season of "bearing z gold" emily riedel. >> when people call you a gold digger, you don't take offense. >> not at all. >> we were talking in the commercial break. i've never met someone who seems as normal and grounded as you. >> appearances can be deceiving. >> how did you wind up in the gold digging business? >> actually, i went to nome originally to raise funds for pursuing on perfect ra abroad. >> it was on perfect ra or gold drudging? >> now it's a combination of both. it was originally for on perfect ra. i can't stand a 9 to 5 job. seemed like gold mining was a good idea at the time. i went up there and tried to raise enough money. it didn't happen the first season, still working on it. >> when you're out there, explain to us. you go out on a boat and you have to dig through ice to find gold, is that right? >> in the summer season it's on the water on a boat.
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i usually vary -- very precarious. in the winter it's drilling under five feet of ice and diving under five feet of ice. >> so clearly the video we're showing is summer because you're in a tank top. how terrible are the conditions in the winter? >> in the winter it's infinitely harder to survive and mine. you have to battle the conditions. it's about negative 30 wind chill and you are essentially walking around on the ice, you know, exposed all day drilling and trying to, you know, lower your engines and your equipment under the ice and make money. >> do you make money? >> it's a hit or a miss. >> does one make money? for our viewers thinking i should drop my plans to be an on perfect ra star and go dredge gold in alaska, will they make money if they do that? >> i think everybody should give it a try. you can make money. it's a gamble. it's a game. you either fail miserably. there's a lot of failure and there are sometimes cases of mass success. >> what about being in a mail
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dominated profession, has it been difficult for you? >> it has, but i think any woman in a male dominated profession doesn't go about thinking of it that way. we think we have a job to do, we're going to get it done. we love what we do. you work in television. you know this. we love what we do. we have these goals and we're going to work towards them. i don't go about thinking i'm a woman, this is hard. i go about thinking, i want to do an awesome job at this. >> i'm a woman, hear me dredge. >> i'm a woman hear me sing opera. >> that gets you through. can you share a little bit with us? >> absolutely. all right. here it goes. ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪
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>> can i bring you a rose? >> wow. >> i can see the ship going. >> you're like a siren out on the bearing sea. >> emily, thank you so much for being here. >> fantastic. >> the season premiere of the third season of "bearing sea gold wars" airs friday, december 13th. >> may you hit a rich vein. >> thank you very much. >> all worth it when you strike gold though. >> absolutely. always. >> epic selfie bromance. what are the worst words of 2013. we have the words to choose from. >> do you ever take a selfie on the ship? >> always. >> merry twerkness from miley cyrus. wait until you see what she's up to now. ♪ ♪ ick with innovation.
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it. ♪ afternoon delight >> now we are nine direction. >> there you go. shout of the morning. call them nine direction, one direction teaming up with the anchor man cast of "saturday night live". >> really one of the great tunes, i don't care if it's 40 years old. still the best. >> and so is the whoop. 33 minutes after the hour. we have some more things to get to this morning. remember when the director of national intelligence, james clapper, said this. >> does the nsa collect any type of data at all on millions or hundreds of millions of americans? >> no, sir. >> it does not? >> not whitingly. >> not whitingly. >> there are cases where they could inadvertently perhaps. >> touching your forehead. sign. >> right. >> well, secret documents, rather, released by edward
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snowden revealed that's not true and now the original author of the patriot act says clapper should be fired and prosecuted for lying to congress. in a recent interview jim sensenbrenner says congress relies on accurate information. talk about a rude awakening, a passenger claims he fell asleep on a plane and woke up locked inside. tom wagner was flying united airlines express from louisiana to california. when they landed in houston for a layover, he woke up alone in a cold cabin. >> the lights were out. i was like, what's going on? i thought maybe it was a layover. i'm still on the same plane. don't put the blame on me. i said, i didn't do nothing wrong here. and then they were like, all right, well, try to hush hush, keep it quiet. you know, we'll give you this little packet. >> the little packet.iao der ra
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toothpaste. they gave him a $250 voucher and a hotel room. campbell's soup is apologizing for a tweet. spaghetti o's tweeted a photo saying taking a moment to remember #pearl harbor. that is deleted and replaced with this. we apologize. we meant to pay respects, no the to offend. the company apologize, we got a lot of responses from you all at home tweeting it wasn't offensive at all. brandon wrote that i don't know why people would be so mad over a spaghetti o holding an american flag. it's outrageous while some people get mad over that while we have other things to get mad about. >> christine said they're trying to bring attention to a day we should always remember. just another excuse to look at this video, maybe. watch out, robin.
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miley cyrus has a new twerking partner. the pop star showing off her signature twerk with santa claus. jingle ball. cyrus supported her own christmas style wearing a red and white two piece sequin outfit. she made headlines for her racy twerk at the mtv video music award. >> all right. that's just one of the words that should be banned from 2014 as we move into 2014. that's a 2013 word that should never be used again. "time magazine" did a poll of it of our readers online. twerk was number one on the list coming at 27.5% of the respondents saying don't ever say it again. yes. here are some others. >> hashtag, which is a term of art well known to users of twitter. the social media service. selfie, that's when you take a
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picture of yourself in the misbegotten belief that your face is more fascinating than any other object on the planet. >> lolz, laughing out loud. >> awesome sauce. >> i don't know what that is but i'd have some. >> if it was on a burger. >> probably. >> i'd eat it. >> 6%. >> >> it's cool. >> 6% said that. epic fail. i hate that. epic fail is attributed when someone tweets out and it's like a video, someone falling on their face, epic fail, 5%. >> fat kid falls off bike. >> youtube sensation. >> epic fail. >> i life this one, friendsgiving. i had a friendsgiving. >> you didn't have a friendsgiving. it doesn't matter with whom you're spending a thanksgiving. doesn't become a friendsgiving. if tucker came over to my house
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and had thanksgiving, it wouldn't be friendsgiving. >> you're getting old. yolo, you only live once. that was used last year. biggest band word for 2013. there's a new one, fomo. fear of missing out. i didn't even -- i hadn't even heard of that one. >> i'm going to hijack this segment to indulge one of my twitter sessions. the first is the lottery is a scam. the second is inappropriate ought to be banned. it has no meaning. it's a term used to control you. authoritarian term. it's a way of getting people to do what they want you to do without explaining why. that's inappropriate. it has no meaning. before you use that term, stop and ask yourself what am i trying to say and go ahead and say that. >> for my son jumping on the couch with his shoes on, don't say miles, that's inappropriate. just don't jump on the couch with your shoes on.
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>> that's how kindergarten teachers stop you from going to the bathroom. >> vote for yours on our facebook page. ffweekend. lindy wrote us, people starting out their response to a question with so, what's up with that? don't use the word so. >> it's one of these false i'm an intellectual sort of thing. >> or i can't figure out what to say yet so i'm stalling for time. >> it's even worse. a pompous npr way of talking. so this, so that. >> or californiaish. >> so another word being banned from joanne, she wants man cave. >> i agree. >> and at the end of the day. >> at the end of the day. this came to us from john. please ban the word amazing. >> vis-a-vis. nobody knows what that meanings. please never use that. or in terms of. talk about word loaf. no meaning at all. take out in terms of. just say what you mean to say. if you can define it, you can use it. not one person can.
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>> i don't like pro bono and ad hoc. >> i agree. >> unless you like u 2. >> if you knew latin you would know ad hoc and pro bono were obscenities. >> janice dean knows those. >> yes, if you're out on the streets of new york or anywhere across the country, we're into a deep freeze. let's talk to some of these people. hi, where are you from? >> columbus, ohio. >> how do you like the deep freeze? >> it's really cold. >> where are you from? >> west virginia. >> look at this fanciness. >> birmingham, alabama. >> what do you think of this cold here? >> we like it. it's fun zbl very nice. take a look at the temperatures. it is cold outside for much of the country into a deep freeze. 450 degrees below average. there are your current temperatures, minus 8 in rapid city. 19 in kansas city. 30 in new york.
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20 in dallas. feels like 7 in kansas city. minus 25 is what it feels like in rapid city. except for florida. there's the satellite radar imagery. ice storm in the making here across parts of tennessee, kentucky, up towards west virginia, ohio river valley and into the mid-atlantic and northeast. unfortunately it will be a nasty travel day starting really right now in towards the evening overnight and into tomorrow. there's what we are looking at in the pink. that could be accumulating ice on the roadways, on the power lines. we could have some serious power outages. there's dc. expecting a wintery mix to start on sunday and then on monday it will turn into rain. waive, everybody. you love new york! you love "fox & friends"? yeah! back inside. >> thank you, janice. >> thank you, janice. well, most of us use facebook, instagram, twitter every day. are we using them the correct way? social media guru gary boehner
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well, we spend more and more time on facebook, twitter, instagram every day. they seem so simple. did you ever stop to think you might not be using social media to your advantage, to your business advantage. joining us is gary and the author of "the new york times" best selling book "jab, jab, jab right hook" there it is. good to see you. >> thank you. >> this is your third book? >> yes. >> you're crushing it. >> i'm trying. >> congratulations. what does the title of the book mean? when i first saw it, i thought, you're always thinking of one thing. what does it mean? >> give, give, give, ask. >> we're wasting our time on social media doing the wrong
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things? >> sure. the tool's not broken, the mechanics are. all of these people are following all of these pages. people are saying, buy my book, buy my wine, buy this deal, watch this show, tune in, buy this, buy that. everybody's in the right hook, right hook, right hook business and when you know right hook is coming you're going to duck. what i laid out in this book, how do you give value? how do you bring value to people? maybe you have the right to ask them to tune into your show or buy your book. that's what it's all about. >> if you bring value first, then you might be able to do the sell on the back end. >> nobody wants to do that. >> you have examples. kit cat. what do they do? >> kitkat put out a piece of content for the super bowl. they posted this at 6:00 in the morning eastern time. the 49ers were in the super bowl. san francisco fans, it was 3:00 mt morning so everything was perfect, i love how they use the kitkats. i was pumped. they posted it at 6:00 a.m. nobody is seeing it.
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this is a science which is why i use the boxing terminology. if you're at home and you know, boxing is known as the sweet science. they could have posted this at 12 noon instead of 6:00 a.m. and gotten dramatically more people seeing it. >> a store owner in new jersey thinks they've done it, they need to do so much more. you have another example, holiday inn. what's this retweet that they did? >> this is my favorite thing to hate on. there are way too many businesses retweeting nice things being said about them. let me make this point once and for all. if you retweet something that's being said about you that's awesome, you are bragging. >> you also have a tip, avoid one-way conversations. again, sort of the bull horn effect. what do you mean by this? >> again, it's that blasting out. i mean, social media is about listening as well. it's customer service. i wrote this book to build a manual for all of the people who have small businesses, a lot of people who have young entrepreneurs budding. entrepreneurship is exploding. i wanted to tactically show them how to do it.
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if you're talking about yourself, you're going to do it. >> ben & jerry's. >> this is a fan's photo. they gave a shout out. when you double tap on instagram, a heart shows up. they did it perfectly. this makes it fun. it makes it feel like instagram. ben & jerry's shows its human side. that's what we want for brands and businesses. >> you'll comment on one of my tweets. >> yes. this got me excited. i did a little homework on you. i was very impressed by you. you're engaging your audience. for as big a star as you are, a lot of stars not engaging with fangs. saying tune into my show, buy my book, you tweeted something. somebody replied. you jumped back in and provided value. you built equity with that person. now you can actually go for that right hook. >> thank you very much. i always say, i answer all of your tech questions on this show. thank you very much. the book is "jab, jab, jab right hook." if you're a small business owner thinking about driving up your business, learning more about
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social media, gary is the guy. watch his speeches. >> it's the one place where dollars don't matter. not the most money. who does it zbles gary vanderchuck. coming up on the show, you don't want your car to end up like this one. we have the winter driving safety tips to keep you safe on the roads. our cars are. doug broader is here next to tell you what you need to do to winterize. ♪ taking it to the streets ♪ taking it to the what does that first spoonful taste like? ok. honey bunches of oats. ching! mmmm! mmmm! mmmm! wow! it's the oats. honey. yeah. honey bunches of oats. this is a great cereal.
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welcome back. winter weather is slamming parts of the country this weekend. i can vouch to the fact it's quite cold here in new york city. if you're on the road and ran into some kind of an emergency do you know what to do next? here to help drivers is our favorite cars, doug. what do we need to keep in our car. >> for you, tucker, a coat is a good start. let's go to the ford explorer. perfect winter vehicle. in the truck we start with this an inverter. we have a lot of device, our cell phones, our tablets. keep those things charged. if you get stuck about 20 bucks. >> has a usb connector. this thing you need i'll leave it with you a flashlight that needs to batteries. crank it. >> handy hand exerciser. arnold schwarzenegger at the end. >> i have one of these in my trunk. a robo grip. best multitasker in the world.
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uses it as a hammer. >> you can build an entire car. >> mcgyver stuff. >> chains. >> hard and illegal but you need them. >> absolutely. >> how about a little shovel. i got this as an old used store for 10 bucks. this thing will save you. >> an entrenching tool. >> you know what this is. that's a little cat litter. keep some in the trunk. what you'll do is spread it under the tires. >> should you be traveling with your cat in weather like this? >> not. michelin nice tires. let's go to the all on road. volvo. >> fantastic car. >> this thing will start about 40. >> not too bad. >> first aid kit. >> that's a no brainer.
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>> you know what that is. >> duct tape. >> between this and that you can build a house. >> in russia they do. >> remember this thing when we were kids. get rid of it. it's dumb. new product. blizzarator. got a squeegie, a scraper. >> like the old one but bigger. they super sized the scraper. i'll take one. >> the thing is exploding in front of us. carry a blanket or steal one from the airplane. just take it. >> really, in an emergency it's a good thing. >> is united airlines -- >> you can keep that. it will get you and upgrade or get a real blanket. be prepared always. put this stuff in during october and take it out in april. be seasonal your preparation. and realize that there's nobody
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other than you that's going to be most responsible for your well being and your family. take that ownership over your safety. >> what about camping would you go that far? >> no. but who am i too. >> one of the reasons you're our favorite guest. lots of great gear out here. anna, nice and warm? >> yes. nice toasty personal warmer for you when you get in here. good job out there. 56 minutes after the hour. if you're worried your personal information may be in danger on the obama care website you should be. one state now giving away your details without permission. and america's favorite duck hunters are giving back. wait until you hear what the duck dynasty guys are doing now. every day we're working to be an even better company -
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hello and good morning. so nice to see you here at "fox & friends" weekend. we start with the fox nays letter. a wicked wint the entire nation. first in the southwest now it's heading east. rain, sleet, snow and patches of ice wreaking havoc on the roadways. what you need to know before you leave the house straight ahead. and how does this happen? >> i called my girlfriend and she thought i was crazy. she says definitely i'm locked on a plane. >> but he wasn't crazy. he fell asleep and woke up on an empty airplane. a modern day rip van winkle with jet engines. the story you have to be awake
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to believe. and believe me we are. >> her article on is burning up the web. she said it's impossible for women to have it all without a husband. she's here to defend her stance this hour. "fox & friends" hour four starts right now. ♪ let there be cow girls ♪ make them strong as any man ♪ yeah honey ♪ some things you can't change ♪ ♪ the heart beat of the heartland ♪ o this is the best thing on television right now. >> if you're sitting at home on this chilly december morning at 9:00 a.m. eastern time you're wondering why do we have a mechanical bull on "fox & friends"? the answer is because we can. >> it's show rodeo girls that's premiering this week. these women do this for a living. they are professionals. and we're going to hear some
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tips and get an inside scoop. i'll be ride go to. >> try to get out there and see which one will get on the bull. vote for who do you want to see tried bull. tweet us now. >> i think we know who already won. >> i brought in a pop. >> some obama care news. who was going to lose his or her job being held accountable for the debacle, the roll out, the website problems. finally this morning we may have our first person who is being held accountable for a problem. in maryland, those but not quite at the federal level. >> drum roll please, maryland a small state which is very close to washington, d.c. in that state a woman called rebeck okay pearce ran the exchanges, and she without any explanation from the state left her job recently. in fact she left with accolades. she was congratulated for her
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tireless work. "the washington post" reports she was gently shoved out because of the ineptitude of the roll out in maryland. this is the only person to lose his or her job so far because of the debacle of obama care. >> first nine weeks they only had 3,000 residents enroll. they said there have been a few improvements over the last week they had 700 people enroll. that was a big improvement. of course this san issue we've been talking about for a long time. does a helped need to roll. at the moment president obama hasn't fired anybody, held anybody responsible. is this really a symbol of the management style of the president, governor mike huckabee weighing in. >> i think people need to realize as bad as the website is and it's clearly been a train wreck it's nothing compared to what happens when people finally get into obama care and now we're learning that, for
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example, in states like washington state nine times more people signed up for medicaid than to pay for insurance. good managers understand you see the whole field of play, you take the problem, you take a big problem break it down into little problems, you assign people and task them with the responsibility of fixing it and hold them accountable. you check on them constantly. he doesn't check up on things. he done know what's happening. every time he is asked a question his answer and the administration i don't know. he found out about it when he read it in the papers or saw it on tv. this is the most amazing president of who is unaware of what he's managing. >> the governor talking about some state's problems. out in california if you go to the website and don't even complete the application, you just fill out a portion of it, you may be contacted by an insurance agent that says hey we got wind you might want to sign up for obama care. covered california is the website you're looking at.
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that's the california health exchange. gave out the names of tens of thousands of folks without their consent. >> so like sleazy retailers every where, the state of california is operating a side business closed from public view in passing out personal information. if you get a call offering you a time share in orlando, maybe your information was passed on by the government when you tried to sign up for obama care. >> when telemarketers have to abide by the do-not-call or do not e-mail list and terms of service agreements and the opt-out and all of that. but we're hearing from the executive director of covered california peter lee. he says i can imagine people may be upset. but i can see a lot of people will be comforted and relieved at getting the help they need to navigate a confusing process. >> let me give him the benefit of the doubt. maybe he's right. maybe there are some people comforted by the fact they
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couldn't figure out how comply dated website is and they didn't know what they were doing and when their medical information wasn't going into the database and they get a phone call to alleviate some of the pain. maybe i'm being too cynical. >> exactly. the federal government will have information on you like your weight, your medical history. let's say you're 40 pound overweight. what will prevent the state from passing on that information to insulin makers so you get solicited at home for diabetes drugs. >> your personal information, your phone number is out there. >> california is saying it's your phone number, earn mail address and home address. they are saying your income, social security things like that are not being put out there. how do you know? >> in the first 2 1/2 months they are doing this. this will go on forever. you think it won't get worse. >> how do you know that the person calling you is not fraudulent? how now? by the way i'm with this insurance company. really?
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there's no fraud out there i'm sure. let us know, by the way we asked earlier in the last hour, from california have you received any of these phone calls. e-mail us. >> six minutes after the hour. some other stories make headlines. 16-year-old boy on his way to celebrate christmas with family dies on board a flight. the unidentified teenager had some type of pre-existing condition but would not confirm what it was. an autopsy will be performed tomorrow. two newlyweds busted in a grizzly thrill kill. cops say 22-year-old elliot barber and his bride of three weeks lured a man to his death with a craigslist ad. the victim was hired to be the woman's quote companion. authorities say the newlyweds picked up the victim in their car. elliot barber choked him with a cord while miranda stands him. the body was found in an
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alleyway. the couple did this just because they wanted to kill someone together. here's one you can smile one. america's favorite duck huntsers are giving back. the boys from duck dynasty healed a benefit auction to benefit the wounded warriors project. the winning bid was $20,110. the patriarch symbolized the call himself and finished with it an autograph. all right. it's time now for janice dean who is over there in the "weather center." extreme weather alert. deadly winter storm blasting the central states and western states. >> right now in d.c. it's snowing. it looks beautiful there. tucker, i know you can attest to this. when it snows in d.c. people don't know what to do. >> they do. they jam safeway, stockpiling bottled water.
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>> they will get snow now and change over to freezing rain and/or sleet. it's going to be a nasty day especially if you live all up and down the i-81 corridor. because that's where we're getting that freezing mixture. on the radar we got cloudy skies in nashville but greensboro is reporting freezing rain and light snow in d.c. it looks beautiful. looking at our forecast, as you can see that pink on the map looks pretty but that's the freezing rain and/or sleet we'll see throughout the day today as we move further out in time. north of that around pittsburgh heavy snow, moving into new york we could see some snow around 4:00 p.m. sunday but then change over to rain tomorrow. so basically if you live all up and down the i-95 corridor pay close attention to your local weather forecast and don't travel if you don't have to. >> janice, have you ever been stuck at an airplane after they shut up the lights and everyone went home. >> not that i can recall. >> you have a leg up on this one man who this happened to him.
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he fell asleep on an airplane. they shut off the lights. they went home. the crew went home. they locked the airplane. and went home. that's when this happened. listen. i called my girlfriend she thought i was crazy. i said debbie i'm locked on a plane. >> debbie was confused when he said that but it turns out he wasn't crazy at all. he was left there. like being left on the operating table. wake up and all the doctors and nurses are gone, where did everyone go. >> this is at a big airport. in houston. 40 million people apparently went through this international airport last year. not some small airport. some small little tiny plane. doesn't sound like. he was headed from louisiana to california making a layover stop there. >> actually that's a good point. >> this to me is where those types of things happen. the craziest busiest things happen. the details get overlooked. the small airport where everyone knows everyone doesn't happen.
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>> in pierce, south dakota this wouldn't happen. >> in helena, montana this wouldn't happen. how does a guy when they are cleaning the plane they don't see a guy lying there. >> some of the context here or some of the details are missing from this story. we don't know where on the plane was sleeping. possible he could be sleeping under the seat. doesn't know his interaction with cocktails. >> he says they gave me a little goodie bag which was like dental flogs, toothbrush and toot paste, keep quiet. >> that's the airline version of a payoff. here's a pay off. >> he goes $250 voucher for a hotel. >> everybody is talking about this on our facebook. this came from billy. >> where is the weirdest place you ever fell asleep. billy responded. i've done it in the dentist's chair while he worked on me.
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>> i fell asleep getting a hair cut. >> me too. >> gerry said my husband took me to a playoff basketball game between alabama and kentucky. you guessed it, i went to sleep during a playoff game. >> is this like a meeting of the narcolepsy network. our viewers, i feel so empowered to know there are others who pass out. >> i'm a light sleeper. i envy all of you. >> i'm a light sleeper. >> once his biggest supporters. new numbers show hispanics have abandoned the president. another casualty of obama care or are there other reasons. >> one woman's ultimatum. the bike goes or i do. what would do you. both have been put up for sale. that story next.
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welcome back. they've been some of the president's strongest and most consistent supporters but a new gallup poll over the past year the president's approval rating among hispanic voters has dropped to 52%. that's down 23 points from the last presidential election. what happened and will the president be able to win back their support? joining us now is mr. ortega. my sense is a lot of this drop in the president's approval among hispanic voters has his inability to get until integration bill through the congress. do you think that's right? >> in large part. but also i think we have to look at the economy and considering that the economy has not been favorable to hispanics.
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i thought ted cruz had it right if you were in a private plane a few years ago still probably flying a private plane. but if you're in the bottom running of the economic lad dtt you're struggling. this is why approval ratings for hispanics is dropping. they are running out of patience with the president. >> the economy was as bad during the last presidential election. >> you're right. look just this weekend, evidently now the white house is talking hispanic groups and saying spanish language website is up and running and so this s-you know, six, seven weeks out after the deadline they had set for themselves. absolutely. obama care has not been good for hispanics and think about states like california, tucker. states like florida which are dropping millions of people, a lot of americans are losing their health care insurance. those two states have a big hispanic population.
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>> my impression of the white house strategy on winning back hispanics support has been always to say look at the republicans, they hate you. you got to continue to be the strategy. >> yeah. i think so. even on immigration, tucker. hispanics are just -- are just not buying this line any more that progress is not being made on immigration because of republicans. just think about how the president, from the very beginning said look if i don't get 100% on immigration i want nothing. for a lot of hispanics they are questioning that. why just a few weeks ago the president finally said you know what? to do this step by step on immigration and not try to do one big bill given the fact that obama care has been such a disaster in terms of doing this all in one big piece. >> getting what you want is difficult. thank you for joining us this morning. >> thanks, tucker. >> next on the run down, no bridge, no problem. just zip line your car across. take a guess which country this
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hoist their suv on a zip line to cross the siberian river. the car safely made it to the other side. no word on how they got it down. once on the other side they drank vodka and said we did it. a holiday tradition, honoring fallen soldiers with wreaths. arlington cemetery may be bear. an organization wreaths across america is about $500,000 short of their fundraising goal. to donate go to and another great story telling you how to bring christmas trees to soldiers overseas. >> love it. okay. this has been stirring up a lot of controversy. can women have it all and more specifically can we have it all without a husband. not according to one woman who authored a big buzz article on
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our website. >> she said there's no way to be a wife, mother and full time employee and still create balance. but can you have balance by depending on a husband that works full time and year round. >> that's sparking a ton of controversy. is there any truth to what the author is saying. let's ask the writer behind this provocative piece. nice to see you this morning, suzanne. >> thanks for having me. >> thanks for writing this piece because i think these things are difficult to talk about. we need have a broader conversation about this idea around what we direct our family. the '60s and '70s, you don't need to depend on a husband. go out there and do it yourself. >> i appreciate your saying that. it's a conversation that we don't have and need to have. there's more to life outside of work. and i think that's something that we don't hear a lot about, because women especially are
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geared towards career, career, career. work, work, work and they spend for years for this one part of their lives and it often takes some years and some maturity and moving on before you realize, i think there's more to life besides work. of course for most people that includes getting married and having a family, and, you know, running a home and having friendships and exercise and shopping and all kinds of things that women want to do that are going to feel strapped that they can't do if they are working full time year round. so i'm saying in this article, real balance is about having a little bit of this, a little bit of that in your life and the best way of doing that, of course, is to have flexibility in your job or working part time which is what the research article i was referring to in that article was about. >> i'm confused why this controversial. if i got up and said and it's true i rely completely on my wife. i would never be happy, balanced
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or successful if i western married to my wife. people think that's great. if a woman gets up and says that about her husband somehow people think she's weak. >> i understand it. that's what i do. write about this stuff. the backlash is severe. it's really about a movement in this country that believes that the idea of depending on a man or relying on a man is somehow a bad thing and we've been hearing it really for decades that women don't need men and that's simply for most women not the case. it may feel that way when you're in your 20s but it won't feel that way down the road. the concern is you're setting up a pattern for your life that isn't going to work very well for you with that attitude. so i want to undo that attitude and have it be a real positive thing to be married and to depend on a man to some degree just as he depends on you. ate two way thing. that's okay. that's not a bad thing. also to accept that biology
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matters. women and men are different. we need to embrace those differences without thinking that means somebody is weak or less than. it's not about that. >> some critics have said it's a little bit too broad to say men are this way and women are that way. do i respect this article that you've written and i want some words of wisdom. i fit into that category perfectly. i'm single. i'm 29 years old. i'm very career oriented. what's your advice in just a couple of sentences. >> my advice is as the years go on and you fine you do want to get married and settle down to understand that time will be your greatest enemy not your husband, not men, not the government, not your employers, it's time. there's just not enough time in a day to do everything. if you learn to embrace that side of yourself that doesn't -- that isn't about work, in other words the nurturing side, the motherhood, all of that it's okay to let your husband bring home that full time income so that you can have more of a balanced life and that we should
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be thanking men for this not saying they are in our way or not doing enough. >> susan, thanks. >> we appreciate it. thank you for writing this piece. go to there's not one thing in here i disagreed with. >> thank you for having me. >> coming up next love may be a battlefield but this one takes it to a whole new level. a commit, ninjas, batman, one wedding ceremony getting the comic book treatment. >> then for our nation's heroes holidays are the hardest times to be away from family. up next heart warming story. one shipping company going out of its way to give our troops a little taste of home. i need you. i feel so alone.
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surprising visitors at the smithsonian's national air and space museum in washington with a holiday flash mob of the best kind. >> how do you surprise someone with a tuba? >> any of the wood winds too. pretty obvious. >> got a tuba in your pants. it began with a single celloist walking in. then they were joined by 120 performers. look at that. let's go outside to anna who is out in the cold with a very special treat for our troops. >> i'm getting chills from this story and this as well. being away from their families during the holidays can be hard for many of our troops overseas but one company has been spreading holiday cheer by donating christmas trees to our soldiers serving abroad. joining us now is the senior director for dhl express. and one of the recipients of the christmas trees and joe with the
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nursery. tell me how this all got started back in 2004 when a mom came to the nursery and said i want to send my son in iraq a encroachment. >> that's what happened. about ten years ago mother came in i want to give a christmas tree to my son. the problem was her son was over in iraq. we partnered up with the nursery and they donated the tree and we donated the logistic service and helped to get it over to iraq. >> lieutenant sullivan you received two christmas trees, right? >> we received a couple thousand christmas trees and got them out the all the soldiers. one shipment came on christmas eve in 2006 and we decorated up a truck and dropped off light, bulb, donated by again rows people and shipped out by dhl and all organized by dhl. >> what's it like getting these christmas trees? you probably don't smell pine very often in iraq and
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afghanistan. >> no, you don't. when you get the trees it brings new to that holiday -- it brings you back home and the smell of the trees, you know, no trees out in the desert. just brings home back. >> joe, knowing that you've been able to do this for thousands of our men and women serving our country, fighting for our freedom, how does that make you feel to be able to do it year after year. >> all the emotions come out. happy we can do this for everyone who serves. proud to be an american. sad. you meet a lot of people that are away from their families. all the emotion come out. >> luke, tell me what else it is you send. >> not just christmas trees. the lights. ornaments. holiday cards and christmas cards. everything. thousands of items sent over to the troops. dhl is glad to do it. >> we got our men and women serving in uniform and i just want to let you say hello and
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merry christmas or happy holidays to your family. >> happy holidays to my family and friends. >> what's your name? >> i'm al. >> thank you for serving. >> lieutenant brandon bailey. 133rd quarter master. happy to be here. thanks to dhl. >> vanessa. very grateful to be here. special holidays to everyone over there and to my family as well. >> how about you? >> specialist ramona. i'll get one next year, i'll be overseas. >> anything you want to say to anybody at home? >> no. >> she's speechless. she's overcome by the christmas trees. guys, thank you so much. what an amazing thing you're doing. slice of home there. coming up here -- we do have some headlines. >> a somber news. the family of the reverend billy graham is asking for prayers and
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saying the legendary evangelist's health is on the decline. graham celebrated his 95th birthday in november. he was hospitalized a short time later for respiratory problems. >> after michigan's win over ohio state, students burned cars. social media reports tear gas was used in addition. firefighters were kept busy all night responding to fires in several student housing areas. >> smell the couch from here. >> flame retardant. >> it's me or the harly davidson the ultimatum gasandy gave to h
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husband. >> we didn't get much of a response until it went over the internet and then it's been -- comments and stuff we've been getting have been hilarious. that's what the piece was supposed to be was to make everybody chuckle. >> sandra now says bob can keep the harley after all. love is a battlefield but this is ridiculous. >> should anyone here present know of any reason that this couple should not be joined in holy matrimony speak now or forever hold your peace. >> i object. >> this is ridiculous. i say it's awesome. iranman, batman, ninjas all show up to a wedding. game developer adam bond gives his wedding ceremony the comic
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book treatment. spoiler alert he gets the girl. guest-no idea what they were going to. the video has gone silver and has over 800,000 views. that's awesome. >> i don't know if married life can top that. it may be all downhill from here. >> unless iranman shows up. >> janice dean waits for us outside with an update on an dramatic day in weather. >> we have a dangerous mix of sleet, freezing rain, snow, all moving into the ohio river valley, up towards the mid-atlantic and the northeast. taking a look at what we're dealing with over the next several hours. look at d.c. by this afternoon. freezing rain and/or sleet. mainly snow across new york and one of the computer models i have to mention is giving new york a little bit more snow than we originally had anticipated. so just keep that in mind. it's going to be a messy commute on sunday, even into monday's commute.
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really, really nasty especially across the i-95 corridor and the i-81. keep in mind if you don't have to travel don't travel. there's your forecast precipitation. you can see where the opinions, we'll see freezing rain and/or sleet. real quick what's your favorite tv show? >> "fox & friends" weekend. >> yeah. that's awesome. back inside. >> "fox & friends" weekend. >> they are from the south. >> cutback to janice in a moment you'll see her paying them cash. >> thank you, janice. remember hardball host chris matthews throwing the president soft balls saying republicans don't want minorities to vote. well howard kerts has the media buzz on that. >> and the inside look at the competitive and barack obama j filled world of women in the rodeo circuit. they will show us how to ride a bull. i'll be out there next. so ally bank has a raise your rate cd
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now for some quick headlineheadline headlines. $334 million could buy a nice christmas present. a holiday parade ends with a bang when a float bursts into flames. it happened when the float's generator caught fire. firefighters nearby also part of the parade and rushed in to put out the blaze. >> well, chris matthews plays hardball with his guests but when it comes to barack obama he played at the pee-wee level. >> 36 states right now led by republican legislators have been trying to make it difficult for
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minority people to vote especially in big cities and older people. everybody knows the game. republicans often admit the game to deny people the vote. how can -- what's your reaction? >> was this interview hard hitting or more soft pitching. here to join in is howard kertz. nothing like asking a question where you give the president the answers. >> i expected chris matthews to deliver a sympathetic friendly interview with president obama. i wouldn't even say he was pitching soft balls i describe it as whiffle ball. that question was a twitter question in which he was delivering some democratic talking points on voter suppression. mostly they are vague, tell us how you feel. why don't people have faith in your honesty. this is a guy who loves to interrupt his guests. he let the president go on and on.
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>> he doesn't let you get a sentence out half the time. so here are two more questions that we compiled here from chris matthews interview with president obama. watch. >> there's some resistance out there among young people, seen it in the polls to enrolling in the exchanges and get involved in taking responsibility for their health care. what's your argument? your remarks on economic justice, to me is a roman catholic was so resonate what the holy father francis has been saying. talk about that common judeo clinton or even further muslim background we have a social responsibility, moral responsibility to look at people who haven't made it in this country. >> he was asking those questions. do you think he missed a lot of opportunities? >> well he miss ad lot of opportunities to follow up or press the president on any of his answers. that opening question about tell the young people in this audience at american university in washington why they should sign up for obama care you wouldn't have gotten the impression that the roll out has
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been a mess. there was one semiaggressive question about the president's management style with regard to health care. to cover himself chris matthews knowing the world was watching would have asked a couple of tough sounding questions to show he was capable of playing hardball. matthews was playing to the msnbc base and his base. he said the people who watch me are your loyalists. that's how the interview was conducted. >> no questions about anybody being fired over obama care or over benghazi. do you think this will help chris matthews credibility or water under the bridge? >> people who watch his show thought it was a great interview. people who like barack obama enjoyed the interview. i don't think it helped the president. here you have him going to the home team, msnbc, had a bunch of msnbc pun departments over at the white house along withes fox's juan williams. he didn't make much news.
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you don't make news unless you hit major league pitching and we didn't see much of that. more like sand lot ball. >> more commentary from howard kertz. tune in at 11:00 a.m. get to see howard's interview with the man who broke the nsa scandal, glenn greenwald. howard kurtz great to see you. >> we have an inside look at women inside the rodeo. they will show anna how to ride a bull. what? who put that in. ask me what it's like
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rodeo's not just for cowboys. i race with some of the most notorious women on the circuit. >> i'm telling you, you're all the same deep down inside. >> we get a bad rap because they think we're just out there trying to look pretty. we're like outlaws. >> do we have your attention yet? >> that was an inside look at the competitive and drama-filled world of women's pro rodeo circuit. a new a&e series follows the biggest names in the barrel circuit. >> he came out just for this. some tricks will be shown to us by the stars. good morning, ladies. >> good morning. >> i didn't realize how competitive this is. is it really that competitive? >> it's extremely competitive. we win and lose by hundreds and ten thousands of a second. that sucks when you drive that far to get to rodeos and you lose by that, it's painful.
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>> do you ever get scared, injured? >> the only injury i have had is hitting the barrel, which is also a five-second penalty. so that's very painful and costly. >> what are some tiricks and tips? tucker was thinking about a career change. if he was thinking -- >> some people say it's too late, but i don't think it is. >> i started riding at a later age. >> you get on the bull or you want me to do it right here? >> you want me to rope the bull here? >> sure. >> i have this cactus rope. nice rope, you'll take out a loop. we're roping. >> rope the bull. >> i got it backwards. that's not the good thing. >> good job. >> awesome. >> can i try it? >> yeah. come over here. okay, so coil it up. >> you're okay. >> coil it. put this in your left hand. hold it just like i am. >> okay. >> like this.
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>> got to hold the other end. >> slide your hand down, put the coil there. now grab it again. we're going to do a loop. >> we're building a loop. >> ready? >> then you're going to swing it and throw it. >> oh! almost roped the cameraman. >> holy smokes. >> okay, well done. >> well done. >> with that little loop, i would have caught a new york city rat. everyone gets a trophy. >> awesome. are you kidding? >> you can do it. >> of course, i can do it. >> i'm just throwing it. >> he's saving himself for the ride. >> is she going on? >> all right. >> let's see if this works. >> typically, typically -- >> do you typically do it in a fur coat? >> always.
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>> i love the style. >> we ride bulls. grab the bull by the horns. you go whoo! aatually, we don't ride bulls. we ride horses, and we're going 40 miles per hour. bulls can't go 40 miles per hour, but we wanted to bring the bull in the spirit of what we do. >> all right, we're going to turn it up pretty hard now. really moving now. how are you managing to stay on? >> you know, when you're riding the horses, you want to ride with your knees and hang on, but the bull riders, they need to keep spurring and spurring. they get points for spurring. bulls get 50, the rider gets 50. they're racing. we circle three barrels in a clover-leaf pattern. the fastest time wins. we do it arena, arena. arena. >> can anna try to hop on? >> absolutely. >> all right, anna. >> okay, you get on.
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hang on with your knees. >> eight seconds to victory. >> i don't have the fur coat. >> it's a lot like soul cycle. >> hang on with your knees. >> let it rip. >> don't tell them that. let it spin. go. >> come on. that's nothing. >> put one hand in the air. >> now you can let it go. >> there you go. you're doing good. hang on. >> my hands are so -- >> awesome. all right. whoa. >> you did it. you're on. you're brave. >> we'll have more in moments. more anna on bullback. >> crazy. >> did we name the bull? >> now she's getting crazy. farmer: hello, i'm an idaho potato farmer.
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and our giant idaho potato truck is still missing. so my dog and i we're going to go find it. it's out there somewhere spreading the good word about idaho potatoes and raising money for meals on wheels. but we'd really like our truck back, so if you see it, let us know, would you? thanks. what?
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>> anna on a mechanical bull right behind us. >> come on. here we go. >> donald trump on tomorrow's show, dick cheney, and mario lopez. we'll see you, everyone. >> that's a show. and a fox extreme weather alert this morning. a deadly winter storm blasting western and southern states with frigid temperatures, snow, rain, sleet, and ice. you name it, they're getting it. the cold weather chaos. leaving icy roads and power outages. stretching from texas to the rockies, temperatures expected to reach only about 10 degrees today. in much of the midwest. the storms also causing massive flight cancellations across our country, as travel conditions are worsening by the hour, both in the air and on the roads. now, the storm is moving east. it's causing big problems all along the way, and we're going to bring you a full


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