Glenn to Big Government: "Get out of our way!"

Glenn started off the second hour by going further into the President’s State of the Union address and took exception to the idea that government should be the cause of innovation in America rather than the individual.

“We need to get behind this innovation.  And to help pay for it, I'm asking congress to eliminate the billions in taxpayer dollars we currently give to oil companies,” President Obama said in his address last night.

“Did you notice that in the speech he's not only talking about penalizing the oil companies because don't they have enough; we're talking $100 a barrel oil already.  And nobody's talking about it,” Glenn said.

“Once energy went up, then you couldn't afford anything.  And they're doing it again,” Glenn said.

Glenn also addressed President Obama’s statement that this is our Sputnik moment, a point where America realized our competitors have passed us. Glenn agreed with the President that we have reached that point with the Chinese developing the fastest supercomputer, but disagreed with his solution.

“How do we help people like Bill Gates when he was in his garage?  How do we help him?  How do we clear the red tape to help that person?  Don't talk to me about how we're going to spend another billion dollars on a new agency that is going to help us come up with new information and technology ideas.  Steve Jobs, how can we help you?  What do you need?  Bill Gates and Microsoft, what do you need?  Inventors in your garage, what do you need?  I can guarantee you all of them would say the first thing I need is the federal government to get out of my face.  That's how you fix America,” Glenn explained.

“The private sector has to make money.  The private sector must pay its bills.  And so it must make sense.  That's what built this country was common sense.  And people who had common sense,” Glenn added.

Rather than relying on government to spur innovation, Glenn believes that we should be reducing bureaucracy and red tape to encourage entrepreneurship.

“They're creators.  They're seekers.  That's who Americans are.  Pioneers.  Get out of our way.  The only mountain we have to cross is the mountain of regulation that will be coming out of Washington.”

Glenn also disagreed with Obama’s statements about teachers being the most influential figure in a child’s life. While Glenn respects teachers, he believes that parents should occupy the spot of most influential figure.

“I don't know anybody that talks down about a teacher. I really don't,” Glenn said.

Nevertheless, we as a country should be empowering parents.

“The greatest teachers are our mothers and our fathers, period.  He said last night that the teacher, the one in front of the classroom is the one that affects the child the most.  Well, there's your problem, President Obama.  It should be the person that gave birth or the person that is raising the child.  Mom and dad are the greatest teachers.”

“Empower parents.  Encourage the country to stop saying I'm just a mother.  No, you're not.  You are the nation builder,” Glenn concluded.

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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