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miss megyn is next. thank you for watching bill o'reilly. the spin stops here because we are looking out for you. breaking tonight, a moment with the potential to change the 2016 republican race for the white house. or not. welcome to the kelly file, everyone. i'm megyn kelly. a short time ago, former vice presidential candidate tea party icon and lightning broad sarah palin joined donald trump on stage before a packed crowd in iowa. the buckeye state. the republicans cast their first vote for the republican nominee. donald trump and ted cruz are neck and neck in the polls. sarah palin endorsed ted cruz in senate contest but this time around she is backing trump and tonight she did not hold back, blasting everyone from president obama to the so-called republican
establishment in a 20-minute palin monologue that included a full slate of her greatest hits. in a moment brit hume will be here on what this means but first, here are the highlights. >> mr. trump, you're right, look back there in the press box. heads are spinning. media heads are spinning. this is going to be so much fun. are you you ready to make america g eat again? [cheers] >> when asked why i would jump in, in to a primary, trying to stirring it up a little bit, maybe, and choose one over some friends who are running and i have endorsed a couple others in their races before they decided to run for president, i was told, you know, warned left and right you are go going tow÷íbl get so clobbered in the press. you are going to get beat up and chewed up and spit out, i'm thinking and -- just last week we are watching our sailors suffer and be
humiliated on a world stage at the hands of iranian captors in violation of international law. because a weak-kneed capitulator in chief hasv decided that america will lead from behind. and he, who would negotiate deals, the kind of like with the skills of a community organizer, maybe organizing a neighborhood tea, no more pussy footing around. our troops deserve the best. are you ready for a commander in chief? [cheers] are you ready for a commander and chief who will let our warriors do their job and go kick isis ass. [cheers] what he has been able to do, which is really tickingj people off, which i'm glad about, he is going rogue left and right, man. that's why he is doing so well. he has been able to tear the
vale off this idea of the system. the way the system really works. please hear me on this. i want you to understand more and more how the system, the establishment works and has gotten us into the troubles that we are n america.rc look what's happening today. our own g.o.p. machine, the establishment, they, who would assemble the political land escape, they are attacking their own frontrunner. but for the g.o.p. establishment to be coming after donald trump supporters even, with accusations that are so false, they are so busted the way that this thing works. we, you, a diverse, dynamic, needed support base that they would attack. and now some of them even whispering they are ready to throw in for hillary over trump because they can't afford to see the status quo go. otherwise, they won't be able to be slurping off the grave train that's been feeding them all these
years. [cheers] >> they don't want that to end. well, and then, funny, ha ha, not, funny. but now what they're doing is wailing, well, trump, and his trumpeters, well, they are not conservative enough to be lectured that, well, you guys are all sounding kind of angry is what we're hearing from the establishment. doggone right we're angry, justifiably so, yes. youknow these stomp on our necks and then they tell us just chill, just relax. well, look, we are mad and we have been had. they need to get used to it. this election is more than just your basic abcs, anybody but clinton. it's more than that this go around. we're not going to chill, in baby, drill down and hold
these folks accountable. thank you. >> we're going to give them hell. [cheers] >> i just want to thank sarah and todd. i just really amazing people. thank you.r9 >> well, brit hume our fox news senior political analyst. so that was fun. what were your thoughts? >> well, megyn, understand that endorse. s are not what they once were in the days when the governor of a state who had a big political machine or powerful senator who had an organization could swing a state in a primary or even in a general election sometimes behind a particular candidate. >> but were those endorsements rhymes? when you rhyme, it adds a special pizzazz to it. >> i would say this about the palin endorsement of trump. the person it effects more
than donald trump ted cruz. cruz is running as the consistent conservative. sarah palin has a reputation for being a true blue conservative. sox8? the extent that she effects this race, the doubts shah have been raised about donald trump is whether he is a conservative. that's part of what cruz is saying about him. and now comes sparp who i think retains the afexzs and a number of conservatives to vouch for him. it hurts cruz in iowa. at the margins it makes a difference. >> of course that's why she was unleanerred today because trump has been taking a hit even now with talk radio over the weekend levine and limbaugh because he is going after cruz so hard. levine was out. finally suggesting trump is not and telling him to back off. here is a sampling of that. >> this is why i'm sick and
tired of stupid talk.wt this is why i'm sick and tired of stupid issues. this birth, nonsense. it's gone on long enough for most of us. if there are web sites that want to keep entertaining it, entertain it if there are nut job lawyers or professors who want to bring the lawsuits, i beg you, bring the lawsuits. but the rest of us don't have to be dragged into stupidity. >> he went on from there and so did rush limbaugh. he needed palin, trump did today. >> i agree with that and cruz was gaining on -- had gained on him in iowa. of course, to the point where, you know, some of the polls, at least, cruz is ahead. i think that average has him about tied. so this is atn threat to trump, megyn, because if he loses in iowa, it sort of pierces this ora of inconvincibility that he has had about him and the idea that is he a winner and how much he is going to win and
we are going to wins a americans when he is president and all the rest of it. there is some real threat to him here. and cruz was mounting it and this counter acts it to some extent although in my view not very much. >> by the way we said buckeye state should have said hawkeye, forgive me. the other is whether sarah palin yields the influence she had in 2012 when she endorsed ted cruz. i know the endorsement mattered in his senate run. do you think she is asw4a influential figure now in 2016? >> no, i don't. simply because the passage of time and the fact that she did not continue to hold public office and was to some extent out of the public's view. he shoe was on fox news and a lot but that's faded as well. so, it doesn't matter, her influence isn't as great as it once was. but it doesn't hurt. look, what the whole effect of all of this is to blow up the cruz game plan which was to slip stream in trump's
wake, suck up to him to some extent which he certainly did and hope that he could inherent trump support. he obviously believed that trump would fade away. and he would have -- not having criticized trump, he wouldt< be the one best positioned to inherit his support. this whole war going on out in iowa has ended that. so cruz isoñ taking some real incoming recently. i think his game plan for how to win this is wounded and, of course, if he doesn't win iowa, is he really not strong in new hampshire. >> unlike trump who is way ahead of the rest of the pack. >> trump appears to be way ahead. >> cruz has clearly taken off the gloves and so has trump. the pro-nance is officially over and cruz is going after trump. laughing that he has more enthusiasm that rong ever had had. he is doing it better than reagan ever did and here is
cruz's response to that. >> donald did an interview where he described that he thinks he is bigger than ronald reagan. ronald reagan did not spend the first 60 years of his life supporting democratic politicians. reagan was a voice of consistency. and i'm pretty sure that ronald reagan didn't write checks and support democratic politicians like andrew cuomo, like weiner, like hillary clinton. mr. trump spartan you had the stimulus plan and said only problem is it should have been bigger. >> going after him on stimulus and tarp and bank bailout and so on. your thoughts? >> i would say as a lot of these establishment party leaders look at this, they are hoping against hope that neither of them.
as populace are a trump says5úyu and they are worried that neither of them could be elected. >> can i just ask you quickly before i let you go, brit. the iowa governor came out today and said don't vote for cruz, whatever you do. scale on 1 to 10, how important is that? >> well, it's important to the people in iowa who care about that ethanol subsidy, and cruz, to his great credit, in my opinion, has resisted that and a wants to phase it out. and that's what terry branstad, the republican governor of iowa was complaining about. i think that cruz is probably taking whatever hit he is going to take on that and this probably won't make that much difference. >> brit, it's always great to see you. >> thanks, megyn. >> we miss him when the spring comes. put the suit back on. in moments governor jeb bush will be here to about trump, iowa and the debate a week from thursday. stunning new poll in the democratic race and big news breaking in her email scandal. a real problem for her.
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taking swipes at both the g.o.p. at large and likely a few candidates in particular all in the same breath. joining me now former republican governor jeb bush. good to he so you. your reaction to not winning the saharan endorsement? -- sarah palin endorsement. >> we share a belief in the sanctity of life and rights of the disabled we worked together on those issues. i respect her for that voters are going to want to know who can beat hillary clinton. i have a proven record and detailed plans, conservative plans to be able to lay out agenda that can transform our country, washington, d.c. and transform our country in high economic growth and. >> she is over in that more tea party wing. >> i have 11 medal of honor recipients. 30 admirals and generals because i'm establishment or tea party. they support me because i
could be commander and chief. we are getting the military and we don't have a strategy to deal with isis. i laid out that plan to do it and that's why they are supporting me. while i suspect sarah palin i don't think donald trump has the judgment or ideas to keep us safe. he has been all over the map. >> you say that you have worked on disabilities together. she has a son, of course, who has downs syndrome. you just released an ad last week for hitting trump for what appeared to be his mocking of a "new york times" reporter who has a birth detect calling him a jerk and found some juans that found the same they have children withw3 disabilities. are you surprise to do see the endorsement in light of that? >> he is on video doing it it's not a question that he didn't do it. the simple fact is you can't insult your way to the presidency. he is not going to beat hillary clinton. and, what we need to do is have a candidate that actually has a proven record. and my record is the most conservative record on the stage in terms of a proven
record. not just talking about it but actually doing it and that's the message that i take to voters in iowa and new hampshire tonight. i'm finishing up some campaigning and i will be here for four days and it's resonating. can you see it slowly but surely the polls are moving in my favor. let's talk about that quick scan of the latest show shows you are in sixth in the real clear politics average. sixth in the des moines register latest poll out of iowa and sixth in the latest poll out of new hampshire, too. >> no, that's not true. we're. >> what are you seeing? >> the last poll i saw second place. jump ball second place four new hampshire? >> yeah, yeah. exactly. >> megyn, i don't know where you are getting these polls but the best ground game here resonating with. >> here it is. american research group and >> i only look at the polls that show me doing well.
that's my strategy. >> that's the power of positive thinking. i believe in that, too. what about that, governor? >> you have got to believe in that. >> next week. >> you have got to believe in this. >> a week from this thursday, you and i will meet again. we will meet in iowa for the very last debate. >> yeah, i'm looking forward to it. >> for the iowa caucuses. there is so much pressure on you guys on these debates. do you have a different strategy? do you need to do something different before those caucuses? what's the goal? >> the goal for me is just to share my ideas about what we can could to lift our country up. i mean, 6% of americans couldn't pay for a car repair of $500 right now. they are living paycheck to paycheck. i get why people are angry. washington is not working. we need solutions rather than just saying how bad things are. and the front running candidate for president in our party doesn't have solutions and hillary clinton doesn't either. she would double down on the economic policies of barack obama. we need to dramatically change course by reforming and i have laid out these
detailed plans yesterday of a plan to eliminate the student loan program and move to a system that wouldn't be so burdensome for students. not free community college or free education but allow people to have a line of credit if you will and pay they earn going forward over the next 25 years. those are the kind of solutions that people want to hear. when i do my town hall meetings people don't ask me who is winning and who is losing. they want to know how they can win. that's what i offer is a winning solution. >> governor, look forward to seeing you next week. >> see you next week. thank you. >> big news for hillary clinton. first in a stunning new poll and second in a fox news exclusive on her email scandal and that news is not good. plus, a big employer is taking fire after saying no more2[ special prayer breaks for muslim employees. marther is on the case tonight.
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breaking tonight. double trouble for hillary clinton's campaign for the white house. nationally her lead over bernie sanders is shrinking. stunning new poll out of new hampshire. bernie has 60% of the vote there. that's almost double hillary clinton's number at 33%. look at that. it comes as fox news learns that mrs. clinton's private emails from her days as secretary of state contained even more highly classified intelligence than previously thought. they are not private emails. they are our emails but she kept them on her private server. we are talking about the kind of intelligence that less than a dozen people in the government have access to and information that is kept so secret because it could potentially endanger lives and destroy our ability to collect intelligence forever. >> yes, this information is compromised. we're going to suffer very serious national security damage. people are going to die, quite frankly. >> wow. shannon coffman is a former deputy assistant attorney general in the justice
department's civil division and former council to dick cheney. good to he sue. unbeknownst to many people there is a level of top secret above top secret and she had that stuff on her private server and now catherine herridge was reporting tonight this could be a game changer in this entire email situation for her. explain it. >> this is what we call code word information. it's informationtr that is compartmentalized so that even if you have a top secret clearance that doesn't mean you necessarily have access to this information. these are programs that protect -- that are classified at this high level to protect sources and methods of intelligence. and the disclosure of this information could be extraordinarily harmful to the united states security interests. >> this is the kind of stuff that general david petraeus got in trouble for and wound up getting charged with a felony for but pleaded down
to it a demeanor, right? >> that's right. remember here this is pervasive. we are talking about dozens of emails that the inspector community has told congresses that he has view that is so secure that he had to get permission to view those. >> we know of over 1300 emails that are classified as some level. >> contrast that information which we are now hearing from gal government sources investigating. this right. >> contrast that information with what she has said, here is one sampling but she said it over and over on other dates. watch. >> first, let me say that i am confident that i never received or sent any
information that wasr classified at the time it was sent or received. did i not send or receive anything that was classified at the time. >> i did not receive nor sent anything that was classified. >> what is she trying to say? i mean, is there any outclause for her? because oh, yes, you did. >> and that story has changed. it went from there was nothing classified to hey, there was nothing marked classified that's not an defense it's an admission of guilt. this is information that had to be taken off of a classified server or a classified document and put, knowingly by someone, into unclassified email. >> what she is really saying there is the document wasn't marked classified. that's not what determines whether is a document is classified or not. >> no. and that's right. remember, we go back to the statutes that define accurately here. those criminallality here. the statute that is at issue
here makes it a crime to under terms of gross negligence, not even knowledge, but grossly negligently removing national defense information from a secure location and putting it in an unsecure location. >> that doesn't even talk about classification. classification is just confirmation th!u there is a problem. >> this is getting tougher and tougher for her and looking uglier and uglier. go ahead. >> to quote, you know, the well known security expert, astro jetson yutrow, george. >> you sure you work to for cheney? the pentagon may now demote the general whose name y/p just heard. david petraeus. the man who led the successful surge in iraq. they may demote him now. mark and mark hanna are here next on whether the general should lose his stars and
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secretary may demote one of the most respected generals in modern american history. four star general david petraeus retired from the u.s. army in 2011. among his many accomplishments he commanded u.s. ground forces in iraq beating back a growing insurgency in 2007. he took over a troubled war in afghanistan in a critical time. rose to the head of correct come overseeing the middle east, north africa and central asia. overlooking cia he was force to do step down. it was revealed that he had had an affair, he was married and had disclosed classified information to his mistress who was writing his biography. the general pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor, he paid a fine and was sentence to do probation. he did not lose his rank. says defense secretary ash demoting him. mark former speech writer to george w. bush and mark hanna adjunct professor of media studies at the news
school. to say that general petraeus led the successful surge in iraq would be a they call it the petraeus surge. and saved a lot of lives and he had an affair, did something wrong and copped to it now they want to demote him four years later mark they want to demote him too, why? >> it's absolutely outrageous. general petraeus is a an american hero. is he quite literally the most comprehensive general in american military general since world war ii. this is a man who took a war we were losing. we were facing a vietnam like defeat in iraq and turned it around and turned it not only around but into aza military victory. he did something wrong. he admitted what he did wrong. he mishandled classified information. pled guilty, paid a fine. was sentenced and he paid his debt to society. his reputation is in tatters. his future in public life is gone. he has paid a huge price. would would the obama
administration want to humiliate this man with all the things that are happening in the world that ash carter has to worry about. syria is falling apart. iraq is falling apart. afghanistan is falling apart. yemen is falling apart. libya is falling apart. why is he wasting one second on whether he should demote general petraeus? >> what about it mark hanna? haven't they gotten their pound of flesh. he cops to it the army has recommended he not be demoted. they said leave him alone, right? now the defense secretary has to step in and take another look at it? >> is he taking a look at the evidence. there is no question that general petraeus is one of the smartest military minds and bravest military men that we have seen in this generation. but, mark thee son is saying a differentuju+hq' he saying on the american enterprise blog when he criticized general pretty for different policies in the past. this is about and let's talk about what this is about. the daily beast article citing unnamed source within the pentagon is saying that this is about being fair to
other people, other generals, senior officers that might leak or have leaked. you can say what you want about the obama administration, but it has been terrifically consistent when it comes to prosecuting national security leakers. >> and they're kicking out really qualified generals. >> it infuriates. >> they are not kicking anybody out. he resigned scandal. >> understood mcchrystal got kicked out. >> he admitted false. i understand that but the thing is here, mark, and i get that the report is they want to be consistent and they have done this to other generals. they have demoted other generals from their fur star status. but, i think it's reasonable to say that general petraeus, who holds a special spot in the hearts and minds of many americans and many soldiers. >> tell that to anybody -- >> -- mark tee this is a man who literally turned a war
around. that counts for something. you just had a segment on hillary clinton, megyn. what general petraeus did doesn't even compare to what hillary clinton did. general petraeus shared paper documents with some classified information with one person that was never any national security information come -- compromised. hillary clinton puts stop secret emails. >> if she did it she did it unknowingly and he did it knowingly. >> yeah. he had eight notebooks that he handed over to his biographer who happened to be his mistress full with sensitive classified military intelligence. full of covert agents and their names. >> no question it's bad. >> it's serious. >> he paid thex price already mark hannah. >> anybody who puts on the uniform knows when you are putting on the uniform you have got to be treated the same whether you are four star general or enlisted man. if you break the law or disobey an order you will be held to account. i think general petraeus.
>> whatever happened to prosecuting -- pro-he progressives like you are coming on the show and talking about prosecutorial discretion. >> sure. >> why doesn't that apply with general petraeus when they say you know what? the recommendation to ash carter was leave him alone. and now he is coming in and the discretion only gets executed in the harshest way possible when you are talking about a storied u.s. general. >> meg glenn begin, my money is on the fact that ash carter probably won't demote general petraeus. but, look, he has got to look at the information. he has done this with other generals. >> he will lose part of his pension, a difference in pension payments. he may have to pay it back. other benefits that he received and it could be quite costly for him. guys, fanks for being here. >> thanks, megyn. >> a company is taking fire for no more special prayer breaks for muslim employees. after this break it started with a boycott to boycott the oscars, it did not end there. hollywood and race. next. plaque psoriasis...
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trace? >> megyn, not only are the acting nominees all right. the only minority nominated of the refinery -- revenent. there is growing pressure for this year's host chris rock to bow out. he has made fun of the all white selections but given no indication he will quit. al sharpton believes the tune out. >> sometimes when people's profit is touched, it leads to them turning around and changing their minds about institutional neglect and institutional exclusion. >> academy president cheryl boone isaacs blames her own members saying quote we have implemented changes to diversify the membership but the change is not coming as fast as we could like. george clooney thinks the change startswf&ong before the ballot box. i don't think finance a
problem how are picking as much as it is options available to minorities in film, particularly in quality films. boys in the hood director john singleton the first black director ever nominated says is he doesn't have the nominations lacking diversity, quoting again, there is only some slots there are a couple of movies that may have warranted attention but it's all subjective. though singleton thinks straight out of comp top should have been nominated. will smith fresh prince of blair jada pinkett smith our boys are being shot left and right people are hungry and starving and you are talking about some blanking actors and oscars: >> joining me is fox news contributor it and executive director of the black fear dark net kevin jackson. lisa, let me start with you on this. your take on whether spike and jada have it white.
>> #oscar so white is right. i'm very thrilled that jada pinkett smith and director spike lee called for the boycott of the 2016 oscars. not only is it very apropos but it's a great first start. however, i also agree that this is not enough. whoopi goldberg said today that we need to stop having this big brouhaha every year around oscar time and i agree with her. we should do this allgs year around. my suggestion is we keep our $10 in our pocket and away from the box office. we need to hit hollywood where it hurts. keeping butts out of seats. that's the power. that's when holiday will wake the hell up. >> what do you make it, kevin? >> too bad hollywood doesn't have a metaphorical bus. this is so funny to me jada pinkett is mad that her husband didn't get oscar for getting concussions. spike lee did chirac and he
is upset because he wants to bring attention to a real problem in chicago. i didn't see the film but, you know, it probably was more of a biopic more than anything. what was funny the guy who wantedãan oscar for selma happens to be a brit who stole the job from a black man here in the united states and he is mad that people don't want to givehm9÷ homage martin luther king and how bad it is for black people in america. they have got to make better films than what they are making. snoop dogg chimed in on it does he want an oscar for the movie soul plane? >> that's a good one. >> hollywood has been doing this for decades and what's interesting, lisa and megyn, the people accepting money for this to sell out blacks haven't said a word. they wait until oscar time to say hey, blifn, guys, let me put you on the spot when you accept your oscar for doing great work because we didn't see enough people of color. it's ridiculous. >> if there aren't enough
roles for african-americans in hollywood, and that's built into the system because now we come to oscar time, should that be a fair competition fair and square? should race enter into it. >> megyn, kevin named films not so poor there are a punch of piss poor white actresses, and directors for a century for almost 100 years been nominating and winning for bad performances. >> could you be more specific? >> we can't go there, kevin. why are people, of course, chris rock is black. and he is hosting the oscars. >> he is going to kill by the way. is he going to rip them. >> a lot of people saying he should. >> he should go hard or go home. >> let me tell you what, chris rock is going to host the oscars, knowing what he that check. and here's the other thing. >> absolutely. >> here is the other thing that you probably haven't thought about. why don't black people go start their own hollywood,
the indians have bali wood. why don't you start hollywood. >> are you serious, kevin? >> yes, i am serious. >> we will have to leave it at bali wood. >> what about tyler perry who makes his own films. spike lee. >> have you left us with a lot to think about. great to he so you both. >> we need a town hall meeting, megyn -- kelly. >> changed rules for muslim employees when it comes to6j where muslims pray.
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scheduled break times. instead of stopping their work and interrupting company work flow. to pray. now, cair, the council on american islamic relations is involved and making clear to the company you better accommodate these workers. arthur eye lal dalla is the legal analyst and trial attorney and criminal defense attorney. great to sue both. basically there are 53 muslim employees and they are not happy that they couldn't pray exactly when they wanted to it. arthur? >> well, it's not like they are not happy. they don't really have a choice. in heir religion they they are supposed to pray five times a day. sunrise, then at noon. that's really the big one here. then towards the end of the day, meaning towards the end of the work day, then at sun set and then before they go to sleep. so the noon and the sun set one -- i'm sorry, towards the end of the work day those are the ones they had issue. if their lunch break is at 11:30 or 12:15, they are supposed to be on their
knees at noon. they did it fine for a while. excuse me. >> the tickle in your throat is costing your air time. mark, let me ask you. the employer is under an obligation to offer a reasonable accommodation. it's up to the employer to decide is it reasonable for me to stop the work flow at the company involving these 53 muslim employees so that they can pray twice a day? >> right. i think arthur's tickle was him avoiding established >> who hasn't used that in court? >> well, in 2015, a federal court ruled against somali muslims who sued a meat packing plant in nebraska and found that it was an unscheduled prayer breaks it effects productivity. >> the court never said unscheduled prayer breaks. >> that's what it says, arthur. >> megyn, a schedule comes out the first of every month that tells the muslim faith
when exactly to pray. they know. the thing that doesn't ring drew here, this company ran efficiently with these 53 muslim employees doing this for quite some time and now all of a suddennible now this is a politically hot potato the whole muslim issue. now they -- >> -- assembly line. hold on, what happens is, hey lou, hey, bob, i'm going to take another prayer break. i'm sure you won't mind picking up my slack several times a day for no extra pay. you don't think that might create some issues. >> they are irritated, their. what the company owner, youjtqiy it sounds like ariens. they want to make clear it's ariens. the owner, whatever, is saying that the other employees were complaining, arthur, that they were saying there is 10 of us on assembly line. you need 10. two keep wanting to leave.
the other 8 have to stand there for 20 minutes. >> if you told me it was 10 minutes. do you know how long the average time is to smoke a cigarette? 6 minutes. one minute more than the prayer. >> person on break. >> the person who goes to the men's room who has got a weak bladder, i'm sure that's very close to five minutes. and they know the time of the day. sure by the time you leave you walk over there and go in. >> but let me ask you this, mark. because the reasonable accommodation. think back to kim davis she didn't want to issue marriage licenses and give her a reasonable accommodation why can't they work the breaks in a way that benefits all these employees? move it back a little or move it forward a little? >> that is ideal. if they are good workers you don't want to lose them. apparently it's not wojzr'g. they have given them a designated prayer room additionally there is another thing you can't pray. pray on your scheduled break. if that doesn't work for you, arthur,. >> it's the whole region
that doesn't work. >> you know how it goes, then the next thing you know you will have the catholics coming out and saying, i don't know, i need time to meditate. >> we do. good friday. it's called easter and christmas. >> you don't have to do it certain times of the day though. >> get the whole day off. >> we have to go but i do have a very special surprise involving arthur right after this break. >> oh my. >> thank you. fact. when emergency room doctors choose an otc pain reliever for their patients muscle, back and joint pain.
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