Soldier's mission to save the American Dream
Navy SEAL takes on America's tough issues
- Duration 4:28
- Date Apr 24, 2012
Navy SEAL takes on America's tough issues
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Hi Greg -- is the attacks of 9/11 our next guests -- US navy -- still active.
Has fought for our country is -- of the most dangerous areas of the world admissions he can't talk about.
But now he is taking on a new mission despite facing push back from the navy for voicing his opinion.
He's speaking out let everyone know why he thinks this country is on the wrong track joining us right now the man of action the author of this book.
Battle on the home front and patriots mission to save the American dream.
Probably be welcomed welcome to FOX & Friends.
Hey Brian good morning for -- -- -- state before I get sort of hear them here's Scarlett be private citizen and not represented the DO -- anything in the views here mine and don't represent anything from seal community site.
Does that understood not eleven happens you're an outstanding wrestler Greenwich Connecticut you say that's it I'm -- the towers burn -- taken action.
I joined the Navy SEALs what did you see -- that had you word.
Got to country.
Well but you know like said the book is about America freedom of the constitution ends about defending it in overseas we fought for things like that you know for the home front now -- here.
Back in America and I want to fight for that still what's wrong what's wrong with this -- today as you so concerned to write a book.
Well there's there's a lot of things wrong and -- be fixed but first and foremost think when you get her out of federal spending under control.
We got it reminds us bailouts for companies.
-- right now our government is also putting politics in front of we the people.
So if we can start getting there.
Act together as far as who is the priority here rather than politics that be a great thing in the last thing -- American exceptions and is being destroyed I mean.
Were being indoctrinated to settle for mediocrity to -- that it's okay to be tenth place you know in gym class now little Johnny is too fat.
To play football we instead of bringing him up to the level of competition.
We're forced to dumbed down to his level and play badminton.
Are you saying this is something in your mind that distorted in this country only recently.
It's been it's been slowly slowly slipping away but I mean we were founded in the mortar -- partnership and we were founded on.
Hard work and being the best biggest strongest fastest everything.
And I'd feel today that that's get away from us and it's being were being settling for less.
And as you look around you think the tone of the country is is changing.
So would you hope to do what your plan of action to change things that you see them right now in the country you grow up and most importantly we need to -- that instill accountability in America again and that's the biggest problem is there's no accountability.
And we need to bring America back to the greatest country the world's ever known and that's what our forefathers intended.
When they sign the constitution we can do that.
If we stick to our constitutional values and our original founding principles that you're a few things it stood out in the book out of control spending you mentioned addiction to foreign oil and in -- treating our children into mediocrity which you just mentioned.
Let's go back to spending for a second because -- spending is so out of control.
The defense has already paid a price we -- -- your mind that we sacrificing our national security because about a controls spending on things like entitlements.
Well absolutely I mean if you have another country that owns the majority of or large portion of your dad China then.
What happens -- -- yes exactly if what happens if they want their money back that puts us a pretty bad spot.
Now a -- -- you're here you're still -- you -- be in for a while now.
For I guess at least another six months but as you do that.
At what did you learn in the Navy SEALs that put you in front of the camera today and got John that -- put this book together.
What wasn't so much of my experience as a seal.
Because of the book -- -- being sealer completely separate but.
It's been -- with one thing I have learned throughout the military in the military -- done a great job and you know teaching its service members.
Honor commitment and things like gotten those are things I definitely I'm using here -- Take the fight to the to a -- be brought to you see politics next for you.
Possibly you know I hope so you know right now mind you know it's obviously -- still active and I have the book and I'm.
Small business owner I am -- -- service in Virginia Beach and a few.
If you buy my book and piracy your job -- -- the book but.
You know -- I'd like to go that route.
But I battle on the home president of the book thanks so much for his service girl in if they go look the rest of the way and also when you get out right.
Okay and you can get it on that Amazon it's on nook and Kindle and battle on the home front dot com all right I think -- -- -- be great job thank you love coming up.