Shocker: Is Oprah Winfrey a Tea Partier?

Liberals love paying taxes, right? April 15th is the best day of the year, a holiday where you get to hand over your hard earned money to the government so they can use it on all those roadside projects that slow down your morning commutes. So why doesn’t Oprah love writing that IRS check every year? Glenn had some thoughts.

During an interview with Piers Morgan, Oprah said that she signs every check over $100,000. Piers asked, “Does it hurt you?  Do you feel pain, physical pain?”

Oprah responded, “The most pain I feel is ‑‑ and my accountants will tell you this.  Every time I write a check to the IRS, it's a ceremony.  They come in ‑‑ for years they came in with wine.  Now they come in with tequila.”

Glenn was a little shocked. After all, this was the same Oprah who campaigned hard for Barack Obama, a proponent of social justice and spreading the wealth around. Glenn said, “If you really believed that social justice was achieved through the IRS, you wouldn't come in with wine or tequila.  You would come in with champagne.  Congratulations.  Do you know how much social justice you have just provided?  Congratulations.  You would view it as a celebration.  It would not be painful.”

Like Oprah, Glenn hates giving money to the IRS. “It's hard to write those IRS checks,” he said.

“If you're part of the 50% that pays income tax in this country, what is the sign that pisses you off every time? “ Glenn asked. “Here are your tax dollars at work,” he said, referring to the roadside construction signs.

What check does Glenn not have an issue signing? His tithing check. Glenn explained, “You know, I have to tell you, I pay 10% of my income to my church and it's tithing, and I remember the first time Tania and I ‑‑ this is before we were members of our church.  We're reading about tithing and we're like, 10%?  That's crazy.  We prayed on it and we really did our, you know, our research and our homework and read and prayed and read and prayed and read and prayed and we're like, okay, you know what?  It's all of God's money; let's give a minimum of 10% and let's just see how it works.  That check was the hardest check to write of my life.”

Ultimately, however, it was his most rewarding check and continues to be the best one he writes every year. He said, “Last year I paid over 10% on just that [tithing] check.  And I was happy.  Tania and I looked at each other and went, it's not enough.  And we were happy about it.  Why?  Because it's something we choose to do.  It's something that we believe in.  We can follow the money.  We choose to do it.  If we choose not to do it, we don't do it.  And we've also seen the direct correlation of blessings.”

Glenn was surprised that Oprah would be such a fan of champions of social justice. He said, “Here's a woman who's given $300 million to charity and loves to do it and she's intelligent.  She knows that that's an investment in people.”

“I don't understand it.  Oprah, if you were paying less in taxes, would you pay more to charity?  Would you give more?  I know I would.  I'd give a whole lot more to charity.  Reduce my taxes.”

“Why are they forcing us to only go through the government?  It's not right.  And somebody like Oprah who does give.  I don't expect Joe Biden to give it.  I mean, he's like, hey, I gave a guy at a shoe shine store a tip of a dime the other day.  Told him not to spend it all in one place.  But Oprah gets it.”

During his campaign, President Joe Biden survived scandal after scandal involving his son Hunter — the Ukraine/Burisma scandal, the laptop scandal, the one involving a stripper from Arkansas and a long-lost child. And yet, after it all appeared to have been swept under the rug, Hunter has now released a memoir — "Beautiful Things."

Filling in for Glenn Beck on the radio program this week, Pat Gray and Stu Burguiere discussed Hunter's "horrible" response when asked on "CBS This Morning" if the laptop seized by the FBI in 2019 belonged to him and reviewed a few segments from his new book, which they agreed raises the question: Is Hunter trying to sabotage his father's career?

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Countless corporations — from Delta Air Lines, Coca-Cola, and Porsche to UPS and LinkedIn — are calling out the Georgia voting laws, calling them "restrictive," "racist," and "discriminative." Meanwhile, words like "stakeholder" and "equitable" are starting to show up in their arguments.

On the radio program, Glenn Beck gave the "decoder ring" for what's really going on here, because our society is being completely redesigned in front of our eyes.

There's a reason why all these big businesses are speaking out now, and it has very little to do with genuine ideology, Glenn explained. It's all about ESG scores and forcing "compliance" through the monetization of social justice.

Glenn went on to detail exactly what ESG scores are, how they're calculated, and why these social credit scores explain the latest moves from "woke" companies.

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Dallas Jenkins is a storyteller — and he's telling the most important story of all time in a way that many believed was impossible.

Jenkins is the creator of "The Chosen," a free, crowdfunded series about the life of Jesus that rivals Hollywood productions. And Season 2 could not have arrived at a better time — on Easter weekend 2021. Church attendance has dropped, people are hungry for something bigger than all of us, and many are choosing social justice activism, political parties, or even the climate change movement as "religions" over God.

This Easter weekend, Jenkins joined Glenn on the "Glenn Beck Podcast" to discuss the aspects of Jesus that often get overlooked and break through the misconceptions about who Jesus really is to paint a clear picture of why America needs Emmanuel, "God with us," now more than ever.

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Award-winning investigative journalist Lara Logan joined Glenn Beck on the radio program this week to argue the Biden administration's border crisis is "enabling" drug cartels, allowing them to exploit migrants, use border wall construction roads, and cross the border much more easily.

Lara, who has witnessed and experienced firsthand some of the worst violence around the world as a war correspondent for CBS News, told Glenn it's "not an overstatement" to call the cartels in Mexico "the most violent and powerful criminal organizations on the face of the earth." And while they're "at war with us, we've been asleep at the wheel."

But Lara also offers solutions that the U.S. can enact to stop these horrific atrocities.

"There's more than 30,000 Mexican civilians who are massacred every year in Mexico by the cartels. And that's just the bodies that the Mexican government owns up to or knows about, right?" Lara said. "There's Mexicans buried in unmarked mass graves all across the country. I mean, everyone knows that the violence of the cartels is not like anything anyone has ever seen before. It even pales in comparison to, at times, to what terrorist groups like ISIS have done."

Lara went on to explain some of the unspeakable acts of violence and murder that occur at the hands of the Mexican cartels — 98% of which go uninvestigated.

"That's not unprosecuted, Glenn. That's uninvestigated," Lara emphasized. "[Cartels] operate with impunity. So the law enforcement guy, the policemen, the marine, the National Guardsmen, who are trying to do the right thing, who are not in the pocket of the cartels — what chance do those guys have? They've got no chance. You know where they end up? In one of those unmarked graves."

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