CNN legal analyst: Obama clearly broke the law
The exchange of Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl for five high-level terrorists has raised eyebrows on both the left and right because of the way the Obama Administration went about securing Bergdahl’s release. During an appearance on CNN’s The Situation Room on Monday, CNN legal analyst Jeffrey Toobin told Wolf Blitzer President Obama “clearly broke the law” by failing to provide notice to Congress at least 30 days before agreeing to the release. WATCH
Fellow soldier on Bowe Bergdahl: I just don’t think he cared for America anymore
From the Obama Administration’s tactics to Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl’s questionable past, the release of Bergdahl in exchange for five high-level terrorists has generated a lot of controversy. On Monday, Glenn was joined by SPC Josh Fuller, who served with Bergdahl in Alaska and is friends with people who served with him in Afghanistan. Fuller tells the story of a soldier who left his post and whose actions put the lives of others at risk. WATCH
‘This is suicide’: Glenn reacts to new EPA regulations
On Monday, the Obama Administration laid out its energy policy for the remainder of Obama’s presidency. While President Obama did not personally present the damaging regulations he hopes to see implemented, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy sought to justify the EPA’s sweeping new regulation on power plant emissions during a Washington press conference. On radio this morning, Glenn took a look at the potentially crippling economic side effects of the new regulation. WATCH
Two 12-year-old girls allegedly stab friend 19 times because of creepy Internet meme
In one of the more bizarre crimes you may ever here about, two 12-year-old girls from southeast Wisconsin have been arrested and face up to 60 years in prison for allegedly stabbing their 12-year-old friend 19 times in the woods. The assailants were apparently motivated by a spooky Internet meme known as ‘Slender Man.’ On radio this morning, Glenn reacted to the disturbing story and questioned the type of content children are able to access on the Internet today. MORE
How can you be the first to watch the finale of “Alise vs. The Mayor”?
10-year-old Alise Alexander dreams of going to college and studying medicine. Fortunately, Alise’s mother was able to get her daughter into a charter school that performs much better than the public schools in their Harlem neighborhood. That was until NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio announced he would be closing Alise’s school. This story caught the attention of TheBlaze’s Will Cain. And now subscribers to TheBlaze.com’s daily newsletter, FireWire, will be given exclusive early access to the fourth part of his docuseries on the story. Subscribe to FireWire HERE.
WATCH: Former NYC mayor Michael Bloomberg excoriates liberal universities… during Harvard commencement speech
When you think of former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg (aka Nanny Bloomberg), you probably don’t think defender of free speech. But during his 2014 commencement address at Harvard University, Bloomberg not only defended each and every individual’s right to free speech, he excoriated the American university system for a growing and disturbing trend of silencing non-liberal viewpoints. Watch the speech HERE.
Father of Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl reportedly retweets Taliban leader boasting about American deaths
As details continue to emerge about the motivations of Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl in the lead up to his capture by the Taliban five years ago, his father, Robert Bergdahl, has reportedly been sending out some bizarre tweets that seemingly sympathize with Guantanamo Bay detainees and terrorist leaders. On radio this morning, Glenn took a look at the tweets and what they might say about the Bergdahl family and their intentions. MORE
It’s time to expose the truth about Common Core and public education
It’s not a coincidence that the more the federal government has inserted itself into public education over the years, the worse our kids have fared. In his new book CONFORM: Exposing the Truth About Common Core and Public Education, Glenn presents a well-reasoned, fact-based analysis that proves it’s not more money our schools need — it’s a complete refocusing of priorities and a total restructuring of the relationship with the federal government. Get your copy of CONFORM HERE.
Oklahoma State Senator: It is time to free ourselves from the fear and control of Common Core
Last month, Oklahoma came one step closer to repealing Common Core, with the state legislature voting in overwhelming fashion to support legislation that would repeal the math and reading standards. Two weeks later, the bill still sits on Gov. Mary Fallin’s (R) desk. On radio this morning, State Senator Josh Brecheen joined Glenn to discuss what comes next in Oklahoma as the people wait to learn the decision of Gov. Fallin. Watch the interview HERE.
Tonight’s primetime lineup on TheBlaze TV:
- 5pm ET - The Glenn Beck Program: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s niece Alveda King joins Glenn to discuss her new book and what lessons of MLK we should be concentrating on and utilizing right now.
- 6pm ET - Real News: Conservative filmmaker Dinesh D’Souza joins the panel to discuss his new book and documentary, America: Imagine a World Without Her, and his guilty plea to campaign finance fraud.
- 7pm ET – Wilkow!: Is President Obama’s decision to unilaterally secure the release of Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl the straw that broke the camel’s back? Andrew talks to Andy McCarthy about calls to impeach the President.
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