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On CBN Newswatch, June 30: CIA director warns ISIS terror attack in the US only a matter of time, Graham draws largest crowd to Washington state rally, and more. Read Transcript


Efrem: TODAY ON

"NEWSWATCH," ISLAMIC

TERRORISTS THAT HIT

AIRPORTS IN ISTANBUL AND

BRUSSELS, HEAR WHY A TOP

INTELLIGENCE OFFICIAL SAYS

A U.S. AIRPORT COULD BE

NEXT.

> AND WHAT THE SUPREME

COURT IS NOW FORCING

CHRISTIAN PHARMACISTS TO

DO AGAINST THEIR WILL.

AND THIS GIRL FLED HER

COUNTRY, HER BEST FRIEND

KILLED BY A TERRORIST

BOMB.

SEE HOW CHRISTIANS ARE

GIVING HER HOPE FOR THE

FUTURE.

> THANK YOU SO MUCH FOR

JOINING US FOR CBN

"NEWSWATCH."

I'M EFREM GRAHAM.

MORE DETAILS ARE EMERGING

TODAY ABOUT THE TERRORIST

ATTACK IN ISTANBUL,

TURKEY, THAT LEFT AT LEAST

42 PEOPLE DEAD, AND 238

OTHERS INJURED.

A TURKISH OFFICIAL SAYS

THE SUICIDE ATTACKERS WERE

FROM RUSSIA, UZBEKISTAN

AND TURKSTAN.

AND A TOP OFFICIAL WARNING

IT IS ONLY A MATTER OF

TIME BEFORE AN ATTACK

HAPPENS HERE AT HOME.

Reporter: THEY ARE

CONDUCTING RAIDS,

TARGETING ISLAMIC STATE

SUSPECTS, THIS AS

INVESTIGATORS LEARN MORE

ABOUT THE COORDINATED

ATTACK AT ISTANBUL'S MAIN

AIRPORT.

THREE ATTACKERS, ALL WITH

SPECIFIC ASSIGNMENTS.

ONE WENT TO THE TERMINAL,

ANOTHER TO ARRIVALS, AND A

THIRD WAITED OUTSIDE.

THE HORROR IN TURKEY

PROMPTING INCREASED

SECURITY AT AIRPORTS HERE

AT HOME, AND ALSO RAISING

FAMILIAR QUESTIONS ABOUT

JUST HOW SAFE THEY

ACTUALLY ARE.

IF ANYBODY HERE

BELIEVES THAT THE U.S.

HOMELAND IS SEALED AND

THATHAT DAESH OR ISIL WOULD

NOT CONSIDER THAT, I WOULD

GUARD AGAINST THAT.

Reporter: THE C.I.A.

DIRECTOR IS SAYS ISIS IS

DETERMINED TO KILL AS MANY

AS POSSIBLE, AND HE

BELIEVES THEY'LL CONTINUE

TO TRY TO PENETRATE

AMERICAN DEFENSES.

HE CREDITED EFFECTIVE

HOMELAND SECURITY AND

INTELLIGENCE FOR THE FACT

THAT THE TERRORIST GROUP

SO FAR HAS NOT BEEN ABLE

TO ATTACK U.S. DIRECTLY.

THE SAN BERNARDINO ATTACK

WAS NOT UNDER ITS DIRECT

CONTROL.

ONE MAJOR VULNERABILITY

THAT ATTACKERS TOOK

ADVANTAGE OF IS THE FACT

THAT MOST AISHT MOST AIRPORT DON'T

HAVE SCREENING AT THE

AIRPORT BEFORE THEY ENTER

THE TERMINAL.

WHAT IS OUTSIDE THE

AIRPORT?

GLASS.

AND THAT WILL INFLICT MASS

CASUALTIES.

Reporter: ONE OF THE

MAIN LESSONS FOR OTHER

AIRPORTS IS TO HAVE ENOUGH

ARMED POLICE TO REGULARLY

PATROL PUBLIC SPACES, AND

TO KEEP CHECK-POINT LINES

MOVING SO CROWDS DON'T GET

BIG OUTSIDE OF THE

SECURITY PERIMETER.

SOMETHING MAJOR AIRPORTS

HERE IN THE U.S. ARE NOW

PLEDGING TO DO.

CAITLIN BURKE, CBN NEWS.

Efrem: 250 ISIS

MILITANTS ARE DEAD AFTER A

U.S.-LED COALITION OF

AIRSTRIKES IN FALLUJAH.

THE STRIKES ARE AMONG THE

DEADLIEST EVER LAUNCHED

AGAINST THE TERROR GROUP.

THE IRAQI GOVERNMENT

DECLARED VICTORY OVER THE

ISLAMIC STATE IN FALLUJAH,

BUT ISIS WILL CONTINUE TO

INSPIRE TERRORISM ON THE

U.S. SOIL.

> A PALESTINIAN STABBED

A 13-YEAR-OLD ISRAELI GIRL

TO DEATH IN HER BEDROOM

EARLY THIS MORNING.

THE TERRORISTS ALSO

STABBED A SECURITY OFFICER

WHO ARRIVED ON THE SCENE

TO DEFEND THE GIRL.

ISRAELI POLICE SHOT AND

KILLED THE ASSAILANT.

THE ATTACK IS JUST ONE OF

DOZENS THAT PALESTINIANS

HAVE CARRIED OUT OVER THE

LAST FEW MONTHS.

JUST A FEW WEEKS AGO,

PALESTINIANS LAUNCHED A

TERROR ATTACK IN TEL AVIV,

GUNNING DOWN FOUR

ISRAELIS.

> NEW QUESTIONS ARE

BEING RAISED ABOUT WHETHER

ATTORNEY-GENERAL LORETTA

LYNCH CAN BE IMPARTIAL

WHEN IT COMES TO THE

INVESTIGATION OF HILLARY

CLINTON.

SHE MET PRIVATELY WITH

BILL CLINTON AT THE

AIRPORT IN PHOENIX.

CLINTON DIRECTED HIS PLANE

TO DELAY HIS DEPARTURE

WHEN HE FOUND OUT THAT

LYNCH'S PLANE WAS ABOUT TO

LAND THERE.

THE U.S. JUSTICE

DEPARTMENT IS

INVESTIGATING IF HILLARY

CLINTON BROKE THE LAW WHEN

SHE USED A PRIVATE E-MAIL.

LYNCH MAY NOT PURSUE

CHARGES AGAINST CLINTON

BECAUSE SHE IS A POLITICAL

ALLY.

> FRANKLIN GRAHAM DREW

5,000 CHRISTIANS TO A

RALLY IN OLYMPIA,

WASHINGTON, ON WEDNESDAY.

THIS IS GRAHAM'S 31st

STOP ON HIS 50-STATE TOUR,

URGING AMERICANS TO VOTE

IN THIS YEAR'S ELECTION.

HE TWEETED, "WE SAW GAY

PRIDE FLAGS FLYING OVER

THE MAYOR'S OFFICE.

WHAT WOULD HAPPEN IF IT

WERE THE CHRISTIAN FLAG?"

HE SAID TO CHOOSE A

CANDIDATE THAT STANDS FOR

BIBLICAL PRINCIPLES.

AND HE URGED PASTORS TO

SPEAK OUT ON POLITICAL

ISSUES.

GRAHAM SAYS CHURCHES TODAY

CARE MORE ABOUT POLITICAL

CORRECTNESS THAN GOD'S

RIGHTEOUSNESS.

> THE SUPREME COURT HAS

REJECTED A RELIGIOUS

RIGHTS APPEAL FROM

PHARMACISTS IN WASHINGTON

STATE.

THEY SAY THEIR FAITH

PROHIBITS THEM FROM

DISPENSING PLAN "B" OR

OTHER DRUGS THAT MAY CAUSE

ABORTION.

MORE THAN 35 PHARMACIES

SUPPORTED THE PHARMACISTS'

RIGHTS, BUT THE GOVERNMENT

HAS TOLD THEM THEIR

LICENSES WILL BE REVOKED

IF THEY REFUSE TO CARRY

THE MORNING-AFTER PILL.

THE SUPREME COURT HAS

REJECTED THEIR CASE, AND

THEY'LL HAVE TO COMPLY.

JUSTICE SAMUEL ALITO IS

CALLING IT, QUOTE,"AN

OMINOUS SIGN ABOUT THE

STATE OF RELIGIOUS

LIBERTY."

ABIGAIL ROBERTSON BRINGS

US THE BACKGROUND ON THIS

CASE.

Reporter: WITH

THOUSANDS OF DRUGS ON THE

MARKET, PHARMACIES, LIKE

ANY BUSINESS, ARE FREE TO

CHOOSE WHAT INVENTORY THEY

WANT TO CARRY.

IF THEY DON'T OFFER A DRUG

FOR A PERSONAL REASON,

THEY REFER THE PATIENT TO

A PLACE THAT DOES.

REFERRAL, FOR ANY

NUMBER OF REASONS, HAS

BEEN A STANDARD OF

PRACTICE.

Reporter: ONE OF

THOSE REASONS, RELIGIOUS

CONVICTIONS.

BUT NOW TO A NEW

WASHINGTON STATE LAW, THAT

REASON IS NO LONG VALID

WHEN IT COMES TO ABORTIVE

DRUGS.

WE'RE HERE TO SELL

LIFE-SAVING DRUGS, BUT

WE'RE NOT GOING TO SELL

ANY DRUG THAT WILL END A

LIFE OR RESULT IN AN

ABORTION.

Reporter: THIS ALL

STARTED IN 2005 WHEN

PLANNED PARENTHOOD

LAUNCHED A NATIONAL

CAMPAIGN, AIMED AT FORCING

PHARMACIES TO CARRY THE

MORNING-AFTER PILL.

AND SOME ARE CAUGHT IN THE

CROSS HAIRS OF PLANNED

PARENTHOOD'S POLITICAL

AGENDA.

THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF

PLANNED PARENTHOOD IN

WASHINGTON MET PRIVATELY,

ONE-ON-ONE, WITH THE

GOVERNOR, IN ENLISTED HER

HELP.

AND FROM THERE THEY

THOUGHT TO EXECUTE THAT

CAMPAIGN, AND THEY WANTED

TO ADOPT A LAW THAT

TARGETED PEOPLE OF FAITH.

Reporter: THEY SENT

TEST SHOPPERS INTO THE

PHARMACY TO ASK FOR PLAN

"B."

THEY THEN FILED COMPLAINTS

AGAINST THE STORE AND

PHARMACY BECAUSE THEY

DIDN'T HAVE IT.

BOYCOTTS TOOK PLACE IN

FRONT OF THE DOORS, EVEN

THOUGH IT WAS STILL LEGAL

FOR PHARMACIES ACROSS THE

COUNTRY TO REFER PATIENTS,

FOR ANY REASON, ELSEWHERE.

IN 2007, AFTER INTENSE

PRESSURE FROM ACTIVISTS

AND A QUESTIONABLE SHAKEUP

OF THE PHARMACY

COMMISSION, A LAW WAS PUT

IN PLACE PROHIBITING PLAN

"B" REFERRALS FOR

RELIGIOUS REASONS.

THE GOVERNOR IN THE

STATE OF WASHINGTON NOT

ONLY THREATENED THE BOARD

WITH TERMINATING THEM AND

REPLACING THEM IF THEY

DIDN'T ADOPT THE RULE, SHE

ACTUALLY DID REPLACE SOME

OF THEM.

IT WAS A HIGHLY-CHARGED

POLITICAL AFFAIR THAT

EXISTED TO STAMP OUT

RELIGIOUS OBJECTIONS TO

PLAN "B."

WE WERE VERY CONCERNED

WHEN PLANNED PARENTHOOD

AND THE GOVERNOR STARTED

THIS INITIATIVE TO

ESSENTIALLY REMOVE A PART

OF PRACTICE THAT HAD BEEN

IN PLACE FOR HUNDREDS OF

YEARS.

Reporter: THE STORE

FACED A TOUGH DECISION:

SELL PLAN "B," CLOSE UP

SHOP, OR SUE.

THE GOVERNMENT

SHOULDN'T BE IN A POSITION

WHERE THEY'RE ALLOWED TO

MAKE A LAW THAT FORCES US

TO CHOOSE BETWEEN OUR

FAMILY BUSINESS AND OUR

FAITH.

Reporter: AFTER THE

STATE APPEALED, A CIRCUIT

COURT REVERSED THE

DECISION.

IT WILL BE THE FIRST

TIME IN AMERICA'S HISTORY

THAT WE HAVE FORCED HEALTH

CARE PROVIDERS TO

PARTICIPATE IN THE TAKING

OF HUMAN LIFE.

THAT IS GROUNDBREAKING.

IN WASHINGTON STATE,

YOU CAN STILL REFER FOR

ANY OTHER REASON, JUST

THAT REASON HAS BEEN

EXEMPT.

THAT'S THE TARGETING WE

WENT THROUGH.

Reporter: REPORTING

FROM WASHINGTON, ABIGAIL

ROBERTSON, CBN NEWS.

Efrem: JUSTICE SAMUEL

ALITO WROTE A STINGING

ASSENT.

HE WROTE: "IF THIS IS A

SIGN HOW RELIGIOUS CLAIMS

WILL BE TREATED IN THE

YEARS AHEAD, THOSE WHO

VALUE RELIGIOUS FREEDOM

HAVE CAUSE FOR GREAT

CONCERN."

THE THE UNITED STATES IS

FACING AN EPIDEMIC OF

HEROIN USE ACCORDING TO

THE LATEST DRUG REPORT

FROM THE UNITED NATIONS.

THE U.N. SAYS HEROIN USE

IS AT ITS HIGHEST LEVEL IN

THE U.S. IN 20 YEARS, WITH

ABOUT A MILLION HEROIN

USERS IN THE COUNTRY IN

2014, THAT IS NEARLY THREE

TIMES AS MANY AS IN 2003.

AND DEATHS FROM HEROIN

HAVE GONE UP FIVE-FOLD

SINCE 2000.

> THE STUDENT TEEN

U.S.A. IS MAKING A MAJOR

CHANGE TO ITS PROGRAM BY

GETTING RID OF THE

SWIMSUIT COMPETITION.

THE MISS UNIVERSE

ORGANIZATION ANNOUNCED

THAT PORTION OF THE

PAGEANT WILL BE REPLACED

WITH AN ATHLETIC WEAR

COMPETITION.

THE PRESIDENT OF THE

ORGANIZATION SAYS: "THIS

DECISION REFLECTS AN

IMPORTANT CULTURAL SHIFT.

WE'RE ALL CELEBRATING THAT

IT EMPOWERS WOMEN WHO LEAD

ACTIVE LIVES AND ENCOURAGE

THOSE IN THEIR COMMUNITIES

TO DO THE SAME."

THE 2016 MISS U.S.A. TEEN

PAGEANT WILL BE HELD IN

LAS VEGAS ON JULY 30th.

> COMING UP, HER BEST

FRIEND WAS KILLED BY A

BOMB.

HEAR HOW THIS YOUNG SYRIAN

REFUGEE ESCAPED THE TERROR

OF ISIS, AND SEE HOW SHE

IS REBUILDING HER LIFE AND

A NEW LAND.

Efrem: REEM IS A

13-YEAR-OLD GIRL, WHO'S

BEST FRIEND WAS KILLED BY

A BOMB IN SYRIA.

SHE AND HER MOTHER ESCAPED

TO LEBANON, WHERE THEY

STRUGGLED TO GET BY.

THEN REEM RECEIVED AN

INVITATION THAT NOT ONLY

CHANGED HER LIFE, IT ALSO

GAVE HER A PROMISING

FUTURE.

Reporter: WALKING

THROUGH THE SMALL

APARTMENT BUILDING SHE NOW

CALLS HOME, REEM IS

REMINDED OF HER FORMER

LIFE IN SYRIA, AND HOW THE

WAR CHANGED EVERYTHING IN

AN INSTANT.

THE BOMBS CAME.

ONE KILLED MY BEST FRIEND,

WHO WAS PLAYING IN A

NEARBY FIELD.

THEN A BOMB HIT OUR HOUSE,

AND WE RAN.

I WAS SO SCARED.

Reporter: THE FAMILY

FOUND A CAR AND MADE THEIR

WAY THROUGH THE CHECK

POINTS INTO SOUTHERN

LEBANON, CLAIMING TO BE

WORKERS.

WHEN I MET HER MOTHER, SHE

EXPLAINED THEY LIVED IN

POVERTY, A SHARED

APARTMENT, EVER SINCE.

WE OFTEN HAVE TO DEPEND

ON OTHERS FOR HELP WITH

FOOD AND RENT.

BUT ONE OF THE HARDEST

THINGS IS SEEING REEM NOT

GETTING A GOOD EDUCATION.

I WOULD SEE HER STANDING

ON THE BALCONY, SADLY

WATCHING OTHER KIDS COME

HOME FROM SCHOOL.

SHE SAID HOW NICE IT WOULD

FEEL TO GO TO SCHOOL.

THAT MADE ME CRY.

> POR FOR A LITTLE WHILE, I

WENT TO A PUBLIC SCHOOL,

BUT THE TEACHERS WERE

MEAN, AND THEY BEAT ME AND

OTHERS FOR NO REASON.

SO I STOPPED GOING.

Reporter: THEN REEM

WAS INVITED TO COME TO THE

"HEART FOR LEBANON" HOPE

CENTER.

HERE SHE AND HUNDREDS OF

OTHER REFUGEES STUDY

ENGLISH, MATH, AND ABOUT

JESUS CHRIST.

I LOVE THIS SCHOOL SO

MUCH BECAUSE THE TEACHERS

TEACTREAT US WELL.

MY FAVORITE THING IS

LEARNING ABOUT JESUS AND

HOW HE DIED ON THE CROSS

TO SAVE US FROM OUR SINS.

Reporter: THEIR

PARENTS KNOW THIS IS AN

OPENLY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL,

AND THIS IS THE BEST

CHANCE THEY HAVE AT

GETTING A GOOD EDUCATION.

I HAVE NO PROBLEM AT

ALL WITH REEM GOING TO A

CHRISTIAN SCHOOL.

ON THE CONTRARY, SHE HAS

DEVELOPED A SENSE OF LOVE

AND FORGIVENESS THERE.

AS A MOTHER, I AM SUPPOSED

TO TEACH MY CHILD THESE

THINGS.

BUT SHE WAS LEARNING THE

OPPOTE BECAUSE OF THE

WAR IN SYRIA.

NOW SHE COMES TO ME AND

TELLS ME ABOUT GOOD

MANNERS AND A POSITIVE

ATTITUDE.

Reporter: THE HOPE

CENTER ALSO SHOWS

"SUPERBOOK" IN ARABIC, TO

HELP THE CHILDREN BETTER

UNDERSTAND THE BIBLE.

I REALLY ENJOY

"SUPERBOOK" BECAUSE I CAN

SEE THE STORIES OF JESUS.

I LIKE THAT JESUS IS

TEACHING US NOT TO LIE OR

HURT OTHERS, BUT TO

RESPECT LIFE AND FORGIVE

THOSE WHO DO BAD TO US.

MY FAVORITE PART IS

GETTING UP AND PRAYING TO

JESUS AFTER THE

"SUPERBOOK" EPISODE.

Reporter: REEM AND

HER MOTHER ALSO GET FOOD

FROM HEART FOR LEBANON AND

CBN.

SEEING REEM COME HOME

EXCITED ABOUT SCHOOL AND

READY FOR A GOOD MEAL

REALLY MAKES ME HAPPY.

SHE HAS A CHANCE FOR A

FUTURE, WHICH IS VERY RARE

FOR GIRLS IN OUR CULTURE.

I WANT TO THANK ALL OF THE

PEOPLE WHO ARE HELPING TO

SUPPORT US.

GOD BLESS YOU.

I WANT TO THINK THE

CHRISTIANS AND EVERYONE

WHO IS HELPING US WITH ALL

OF MY HEART.

I PRAY THAT PEOPLE WOULD

STOP DOING EVIL THINGS TO

ONE ANOTHER.

JESUS MEANS THE WORLD TO

ME.

Efrem: AND YOU CAN

LEARN MORE ABOUT WHAT CBN

IS DOING AROUND THE WORLD

BY LOGGING ON TO

cbn.com/international.

> UP NEXT, WE HEAR FROM

ERIC BOLLING, FROM THE FOX

HIT SHOW "THE FIVE."

ERIC SHARES HIS CALL TO

WAKE UP AMERICA.

Efrem: AMERICANS HAVE

ALWAYS TAKEN PRIDE IN OUR

NATION, BUT LATELY MANY

PEOPLE FEAR OUR COUNTRY

HAS LOST ITS GREATNESS AND

IS SINKING INTO WHAT OUR

NEXT GUEST CALLS A

POLITICALLY CORRECT NANNY

STATE.

TAKE A LOOK.

Reporter: THE VIRTUES

AND VALUES THAT MADE

AMERICA A GREAT NATION

SEEM A LITTLE

OLD-FASHIONED TO MANY

PEOPLE THESE DAYS.

QUALITIES LIKE THRIFT,

GRIT, INDIVIDUALISM,

NATIONAL PRIDE AND FAITH

IN GOD -- ARE THESE JUST

DUSTY RELICS OF THE PAST?

ERIC BOLLING DOESN'T THINK

SO.

THE OUTSPOKEN CO-HOST OF

FOX NEWS CHANNEL'S "THE

FIVE" SAYS WE NEED MORE OF

THEORY OLD FASHIONLIED

VIRTUES IF AMERICA IS TO

REMAIN A BEACON OF HOPE

AND INSPIRATION TO THE

WORLD.

HE TALKS ABOUT THOSE

ESSENTIAL QUALITIES IN A

NEW BOOK, "WAKE UP

AMERICA, THE NINE VIRTUES

THAT MADE OUR NATION

GREAT, AND WHY WE NEED

THEM MORE THAN EVER."

Efrem: AND CBN'S PAT

ROBERTSON SPOKE WITH ERIC

BOLLING ON "THE 700 CLUB"

ABOUT HIS NEW BOOK.

HE WAS QUICK TO GIVE GOD

ALL OF THE CREDIT FOR HIS

SUCCESS.

I'VE SAID IT 100 TIMES

ON "THE FIVE" THAT I GO TO

CHURCH AND I BELIEVE IN

GODMENT PEOPLGOD.

AND PEOPLE WOULD SAY, WHAT

DO YOU THINK YOU'RE

GETTING?

DO YOU THINK GOD IS MAKING

YOU SUCCESSFUL?

AND I SAY, I DO.

AND HERE IS WHY: I CAME

FROM AN ABSOLUTELY POOR

INNER CITY, BROKE

BACKGROUND IN CHICAGO.

I REMEMBER IN THE

AFTERNOON IN CHICAGO, WE

WENT TO A FIVE AND 10

STORE, AND MY MOM SAID TO

PICK OUT SOME SHOES.

I PICKED OUT SOME

BEAUTIFUL SNEAKERS, AND I

BROUGHT THEM OVER TO OUR

CAR, AND THE LOOK ON HER

FACE, AND SHE SAID, SON,

WE CANNOT AFFORD THOSE.

AND WE WERE OF THE HAVE

NOTs.

HOW DID YOU THINK A KID

GOES FROM THAT TO SITTING

IN THE CENTER SEAT IN ONE

OF THE MOST SUCCESSFUL

SHOWS,ING WITHOUT A PATH

BEING LIT FOR ME.

AND I BELIEVE MY GOD LIT

THAT PATH FOR ME.

Pat: YOU, AS A

TEENAGER, WERE AN

ENTREPRENEUR, AND YOUR

CUTTING LAWNS, AND ALL OF

A SUDDEN THE BIG BOYS MOVE

IN ON TOP OF YOU.

YOU COULD HAVE THROWN UP

YOUR HANDS AND QUIT, BUT

YOU CHOSE NOT TO.

GRIT IS ONE OF THE VIRTUES

YOU TALK ABOUT.

I START THE BOOK WITH

GRIT AND I END WITH

PROVIDENCE.

YOU GET KNOCKED DOWN AND

YOU PICK YOURSELF BACK UP.

IT IS AN AMERICAN SPIRIT

THAT I THINK WE'RE BEING

PUSHED AWAY FROM.

WE'RE TELLING OUR KIDS,

DON'T WORRY IF YOU DON'T

GET A JOB.

WE'VE GOT YOU COVERED.

WE'LL GIVE YOU A HOUSE,

GIVE YOU A PHONE, WE'LL

PAY FOR YOUR GAS.

THAT'S NOT THE WAY THE

COUNTRY WAS FOUNDED.

THE COUNTRY WAS FOUNDED

FROM THE RUGGED

COUNTRYMEN, ANIMALS,

SNAKES, THEY DIDN'T KNOW

WHAT WAS COMING AFTER

THEM.

HALF OF THEM DIED THE

FIRST WINTER, BUT THEY

PERS SPEARED.

PERSEVERED.

I'M CUTTING LAWNS IN THE

SUMMER AND SHOVELING SNOW

IN THE WINTER.

I'M MAKING MAYBE $7 A

LAWN.

AND ALL OF A SUDDEN A

PROFESSIONAL LANDSCAPER

COMES, THEY HAVE THESE

BEAUTIFUL LAWN MOWERS AND

THEY WERE GREEN.

EVERYONE HAD A TURO MOWER,

BUT THESE GUYS ARE BANGING

OUT A LAWN IN 20 MINUTES.

I WENT TO MY DAD AND SAID,

WHAT'S THAT.

THAT?

AND HE SAID IT IS CALLED A

LAWN BOY.

I SCRAPED MY MONEY

TOGETHER AND I BOUGHT

MYSELF A LAWN BOY, AND I

COMPETED WITH THOSE GUYS.

I ALWAYS LOOKED FOR A WAY

TO MAKE MONEY, AND THAT

WAS ONE OF THEM, WHEN I

WAS A LITTLE LONGER.

Pat: YOU DID IT IN

THE PITS -- I DON'T KNOW

HOW YOU HANDLED

COMMODITIES.

BUT YOU HAD TO GET INTO A

FIGHT IN ORDER TO WIN ON

THAT ONE, TOO.

YES.

AGAIN, NOT ENOUGH MONEY TO

BE THERE, BUT STILL WANTED

TO BE THERE.

BORROWED MONEY.

I EVENTUALLY GOT MYSELF

INTO THE TRADING PIT, THE

ROUGH AND TUMBLE WORLD OF

OIL TRADING.

IT WAS HECTIC.

SOMETIMES YOUR SHIRT

SLEEVE WOULD GET RIPPED

OFF.

SOMETIMES YOU END UP WITH

A BLACK EYE.

WHEN I FIRST STARTED, I

COULDN'T GET NOTICED.

IT IS PROBABLY 600 OR 700

GUYS, ALL MEN -- NOT ONE

FEMALE BECAUSE IT WAS SO

PHYSICAL.

600 OR 700 GUYS IN, LIKE,

A ROUNDED PIT GOING INTO

THE MIDDLE OF THE FLOOR.

AND I COULDN'T GET

NOTICED.

IN ORDER TO MAKE MONEY,

YOU NEEDED TO GET NOTICED.

YOU HAD TO SEE SOMEBODY

AND BE INVOLVED.

I'LL NEVER FORGET, THE BIG

GUYS WERE ALL UP TOP.

ONE DAY THE PUSHING GETS

BAD AND I GET KNOCKED DOWN

TO THE GROUND IN THE

MIDDLE OF THE PIT.

I'M LITERALLY LAYING ON

THE FLOOR OF THE PIT.

I LOOK UP AND I SEE THE

THREE BIG TRADERS WHO WERE

ARROGANT, MEAN GUYS,

POINTING AND LAUGHING AT

ME.

SOMETHING HAPPENED, I

SNAPPED AND I GOT UP AND I

RAN AND CHARGED THEM, AND

I TOOK THEM BOTH OUT --

TWO OF THE THREE -- AND

THEY ALL FALL AND WE GET

INTO THIS RUMBLING MATCH.

I'LL TELL YOU WHAT

HAPPENED?

I GOT FINED $5,000, WHICH

I DIDN'T HAVE.

I HAD TO BORROW THAT.

I GOT SUSPENDED FOR THREE

DAYS.

BUT WHEN I CAME BACK AFTER

THOSE THREE DAYS, I HAD

THE RESPECT OF EVERYONE IN

THAT PIT.

BECAUSE THOSE GUYS WERE

DOING IT TO EVERYBODY, AND

NOBODY STOOD UP TO THEM,

BUT I DID.

I GOT THE RESPECT -- MAYBE

NOT THE WAY THE LORD WOULD

HAVE WANTED ME TO.

Pat: BASICALLY WHAT

YOU'RE SAYING IS AMERICA

HAS TO STAND UP.

WE'RE ON THE MAT AND WE

NEED TO GET UP AND --

WAKE UP.

Pat: WAKE UP.

WAKE UP.

WE'VE BEEN LULLED TO SLEEP

BY THE LEFT.

PRESIDENT OBAMA SAID HE

WAS GOING TO FUNDAMENTALLY

TRANSFORM THIS GREAT

COUNTRY.

AND I'M THINKING, WHY

WOULD YOU TRANSFORM THE

BIGGEST POWERHOUSE, THE

COUNTRY EVERYONE GOES TO

WHEN THERE IS A TSUNAMI,

AN EARTHQUAKE, A FLOOD --

THEY COME TO US FOR FOOD,

FOR THE MILITARY.

WHY WOULD YOU WANT TO

CHANGE THAT?

WE ELECTED HIM ANYWAY.

AND HE HAS PULLED THE

COUNTRY FAR LEFT.

AND I WROTE THE BOOK -- MY

FIRST BOOK BECAUSE OF WHAT

HE DID.

I DEDICATED THE BOOK TO

PRESIDENT OBAMA BECAUSE IF

HE HADN'T BEEN SO

SUCCESSFUL IN PULLING THE

COUNTRY AWAY FROM THE

VALUES AMERICA NEEDS, I

WOULDN'T HAVE WRITTEN THE

BOOK.

I THINK IT IS TIME TO GRAB

THOSE VALUES AND MAKE THEM

IMPORTANT AGAIN.

Efrem: THAT IS ERIC

BOLLING.

ONCE AGAIN, THE BOOK IS

CALLED "WAKE UP AMERICA,

THE NINE VIRTUES THAT MADE

OUR NATION GREAT, AND WHY

WE NEED THEM MORE THAN

EVER."

> TACIOUS, THERE ISTAY WITH US, THERE IS

MORE OF CBN "NEWSWATCH"

Efrem: FINALLY THIS

HOUR, IT IS TIME NOW FOR

YOUR THURSDAY THANKFUL.

HERE IS THE PRAYER OF

GRATITUDE I WOULD LIKE YOU

TO SHARE WITH ME, AND I

SINCERELY DO HOPE YOU'LL

JOIN ME IN IT.

LORD, THANKS FOR CLEAR

PURPOSE.

I EXIST TO LEARN YOUR

WORD, LOVE YOUR WORD, AND

TO LIVE YOUR WORD.

REMEMBER HIS WORD IS LIFE

BEYOND MEASURE.

THINK ON THIS PRAYER,

MEDITATE ON HIS WORD, AND

BE SURE TO MAKE THIS A

THANKFUL THURSDAY.

> THAT IS GOING TO DO IT

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