Rhetoric? Rendell lashes out: 'simpletons!'

Glenn played some schocking audio on radio today of Governor Rendell losing his cool during a “60 Minutes” interview. In the interview, Gov. Rendell accused the interviews for being idiots for not getting his reasoning for bringing gambling to Pennsylvania. The radio crew analyzed the video, and Pat and Stu got into a disagreement over Rendell’s argument.

You can see the Rendell video here on The Blaze.

In the video, Rendell said, “They’re not losing their paychecks because Pennsylvania instituted gaming. Those people were losing their paychecks in Atlantic City, in Delaware at the racetracks or in West Virginia.” Rendell added, “Well, if they’re going to lose it anyway, let’s get the upside.”

The interview degenerated quickly, and by the end Rendell was gritting his teeth, chopping his hands through the air, and calling the interviewers “idiots” for not agreeing with him.

While no one agreed with the way Rendell conducted himself, Stu and Pat came down on different sides of the argument.

Pat argued, “He gritted his teeth over people losing their fortunes and their livelihood in Pennsylvania because they're going to lose it anyway in Delaware or New Jersey.  And my point was you don't ‑‑ freedom is not providing more ways for people to lose their fortunes and their livelihoods and destroy their lives.  That's not what freedom is.  The government's job and responsibility is not to provide more vice for you and feed off people's weaknesses.  The government should stay out of it.  Here's the government trying to get into it.”

Stu, on the other hand, felt, “The bottom line is people should be able to lose their money on whatever they want.  If he goes in and instead spends it on clothing or movies or alcohol, that's okay?” He added, “You do give him freedom to do what he wants with his money.”

Glenn attempted to reach a bit of a compromise, saying, “It is not the federal government's job to do anything.  And it is up to the individual states and municipalities to make their own decisions and have this very debate on a local scale.  Not a national scale because the government, if the government ever bans anything nationally, I think you've got a ‑‑ I think you have a problem.”

Glenn also felt that the Rendell audio tied into a bit of history he was going to be talking about on TV. He said, “Where did this begin?  Where did this begin?  Edward Bernays, he is the father of propaganda.  He started propaganda here in the United States under the Wilson administration.  It got a bad name as propaganda, so he started to call it then PR.”

“It's enlightened despotism.  It's the nanny state.  This is a total separation from our founders, total.  Our founders said trust the people, trust them.  They will make mistakes, but they will correct it.  They'll find the errors of their ways.  [Bernays] loved democracy.  He loved it.  But he just felt the stupid people wouldn't vote for the right person.  So they needed to be guided.  They just kind of get in the way of progress and so they need to be guided some.”

Tune into TV tonight for more on Edward Bernays.

On the radio program Friday, Glenn Beck discussed the recent news that a primary source for the Steele Dossier — the document on which much of the Trump-Russia collusion investigation was based — had been investigated by the FBI for contacts with suspected Russian spies. Glenn also shared several previously unpublished texts and emails from FBI agents have recently been released.

According to a letter sent by Attorney General William Barr to Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) on Thursday, the FBI knew early on that the research compiled by ex-British intelligence agent Christopher Steele relied on a "Primary Sub-source" that had been "the subject of an FBI counterintelligence investigation from 2009 to 2011 that assessed his or her contacts with suspected Russian intelligence officers" — but still used it to obtain warrants to spy on former Trump campaign-aide Carter Page.

But, it gets even worse. Now, new leaked texts and communications from FBI agents within the department at the time of the entire Russian collusion effort were disclosed in federal court filings on Thursday. According to the court documents, FBI agents purchased "professional liability insurance" to protect themselves in January 2017, just weeks before Donald Trump was inaugurated president, because they were concerned about the agency's potentially illegal activity during the Russia collusion investigation.

"Trump was right," one FBI employee wrote in response to then-President-elect Trump's Jan 3, 2017 tweet which read: "The 'Intelligence' briefing on so-called 'Russian hacking' was delayed until Friday, perhaps more time needed to build a case. Very strange!"

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Chief researcher Jason Buttrill joined Glenn Beck on the radio program Thursday to discuss an "explosive" new report released Wednesday by Senate Republicans on Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden's son, Hunter Biden, and the Ukrainian energy company Burisma.

Among other serious allegations, the 87-page report claims that "Hunter Biden received a $3.5 million wire transfer from Elena Baturina, the wife of the former mayor of Moscow," and the richest woman in Russia.

"The transactions discussed [in the report] are designed to illustrate the depth and extent of some questionable financial transactions. Moreover, the financial transactions illustrate serious counterintelligence and extortion concerns relating to Hunter Biden and his family," the report stated.

Jason suggested the Senate's findings provide additional evidence to back allegations of a money-laundering scheme, which Glenn detailed in a four-part series about Biden's shady connections to Ukraine. Learn more on this here.

"Laundered money is very hard to track to its finality," Jason explained. "I'm sure the Biden camp is really hoping that it just looks suspicious, but [investigators] don't ever find the eventual end point. But, if they do – and it's possible they already have – this is going to be explosive, very explosive."

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Revolutions rarely happen overnight. The Left started laying the groundwork for November 3, 2020, the moment Hillary Clinton had to concede the 2016 election to Donald Trump. It was always solely about getting rid of President Trump — and there's a playbook for that.

Last week, Glenn Beck showed you the "Seven Pillars of Color Revolution" written by a former U.S. diplomat, which are the conditions that must be in place for a successful Eastern European-style "Color Revolution." The left seems to be pushing for a Color Revolution this election because they are using the exact same playbook.

In part two of this series, Glenn peels back the layers on the first four of these Color Revolution pillars to show you how they work and what the end goal is. And he reveals one of the architects of the playbook – a Color Revolution specialist, former ambassador, and former Obama administration official who is one of the key masterminds of this revolution.

Joining Glenn is political campaign veteran and BlazeTV host Steve Deace who says the polls that claim Biden is leading the race "are trash." We're being set up to believe that if Trump wins in spite of the polls, it must be an invalid election.

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Sen. Ted Cruz: NOBODY should be afraid of Trump's Supreme Court justice pick

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Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) joined Glenn Beck on the radio program Wednesday to weigh in on President Donald Trump's potential Supreme Court nominees and talk about his timely new book, "One Vote Away: How a Single Supreme Court Seat Can Change History."

Sen. Cruz argued that, while Congressional Democrats are outraged over President Trump's chance at a third court appointment, no one on either side should be afraid of a Supreme Court justice being appointed if it's done according to the founding documents. That's why it's crucial that the GOP fills the vacant seat with a true constitutionalist.

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