Kilcommons said there are pet airlines and advises using them rather than putting the dogs into baggate. He doesn't recommend giving stuffed animals as toys for dogs as they move on to chew up other things. As far as aggressive dogs, he said the dog should go to a trainer specialist and it is worth it as there is liability problem if they bite. He advises for jumping dogs to use a favorite food, kept low and the dog will sit. He recommends a board certified specialist for dogs' specific problems. He also stated that over half of dog bites occur with children and it must be stopped by training dogs.
Laura Ingraham hosted Jim DeMint, author of Falling in Love With America, Again.
DeMint waid the more we try to force people to be alike, the more we are divided and resentful as when the government. He blames government control for the income inequality in the US. He recommends moving dollars out of DC on a whole host of issues. He cites big corporations and unions are problems.
DeMint and Ingraham discussed how conservatives and people of faith are derided and DeMint said tolerance should go both ways. Ingraham said people feel rudderless and that DeMint's book could help with real solutions.
DeMint said that adding Steve Moor to Heritage doesn't mean they've changed their position on immigration. He said the eithics rules keep him from talking to legislators for two years as a member formerly of Congress.
Jordan said the only people whose rights were abused in regard to the Lois Lerner investigation are the conservative voters whose rights were abridged. He said Lerner has gotten a sweet deal and has information she won't disclose. He said the committee is looking into holding Lerner in contempt and a special prosecutor to get an unbiased, unpolitical manner. He added that Lerner tried to throw the good civil servant under the bus and that she put forth laws that would curtail political speech.
Jordan deflected questions about his taking on senior House leadership. He is against amnestry but favors strict border enforcement, more STEM workers and agricultural worker visas. He noted the Obama administration can't be tursted on legislation as they use executive orders to get their way.
Bozell said the idea of GOP leadership is an oxymoron and cited numerous examples of where the leadership has broken its pledge with the voters on health care, immigration and the economy. Instead they kowtow instead of sticking to their positions and Ingraham said they agree with the Democrats. Bozell doesn't think the GOP will take the Senate, but doesn't think it would make a difference if they did. He pointed to professional consultants who are hurting the party while profiting off the elections. Ingraham added that politicians are willing to be bought or the consultants would be out of business.
Bozell said CPAC isn't worth going to as it is being run by the consultant class.
Rogers said he is concerned about the Ukraine collapsing entirely. He said allies were rankled when Obama took out our missile defenses and recounted a 2009 conversation with Russian military who stated that America is in decline as Ingraham has asserted. She stressed the importance of strengtheing our economy and Rogers agreed, listing elements that have dragged down the economy under President Obama. He decried Obama signaling to the world that we are disengaged. He said the House will probably pass an aid package for Ukraine while Ingraham asked if the US voters will go along with this. She noted that the EU won't be on board as they need Russia's energy.
Rogers pointed to President Reagan as the first Tea Party president who was able to negotiate to get things done. He said the last debt vote was a loser as the GOP got nothing. He thinks the country rates the GOP so badly as the party isn't together itself to move conservatism forward. Ingraham stated that blocking Obama is important to curb spending.
Ingraham stated that Ukraine's Crimea area is very imporant to them and that they are peeved that their lease on the area has been cut off. Putin sees the US as weaker and thus it is a good time for Russia to make a move into the area. She commented on Karry's remakrs mocking Mitt Romney's remarks on Russia, now coming back to bite him. She said we need to learn more about Russian history and how much pride they have as well as being a powerful world economic power.
Ingraham spoke about President Obama's cozying up to former Russian President Medvedev and how naive Obama has been vis a vis Russian relasions.
Ingraham commented on former Secretary of State Rice's invitation to speak at Rutgers pulled back by faculty due to Iraq politics and stated that many Democrats favored the Iraq war and that Obama has followed many bush policies on NSA, etc.. She also noted that Rice is an expert on Russia and that she would be an asset at this time for the US.
President Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu speak to the press before a bilateral meeting to discuss progress in Israeli-Palestinian negotiations, developments in Iran, and other regional priorities. March 3, 2014.
Roth said that while the government may not be the best solution to obesity, that given school lunches are an integral part of many children's nutrition, the government involvement is important. She also mentioned the cost to society of preventable diseases are not dealt with.
Campos said the rate of childhood and adult obesity has remained flat in the US and abroad and that Americans are healthier now than they've ever been. He said affluence makes peope healthy and heavier. He said it's more important to be affluent than thin.
Roth said life expectancy hasn't changed much and that the government's involvement in curbing tobacco has had a major impact. She said having children's weights lower is great.
Campos said that despite all the emphasis on dieting hasn't scared people into losing weight.
Bruce said, despite being a gay woman, supported the Arizona religious freedom bill. She said Christians and gay issues are fair game to be targeted versus gun ownership or immigration. Ingraham said this is akin to the war on women and the contraceptive mandate. Bruce pointed to the Chick-Fil-A uproar and the backlash from traditional marriage supporters and those who support freedom of thought and expression. Bruce warned that the left will infantilize people, especially women and said the conservative ideals promote adult behaviors.
Bruce reacted to Ingraham's asking her about Jeb Bush's 2016 presidential prospects and she stated that the GOP should have different stances on a whole host of issues. She said November will send a big message to both the parties' marchines.