Sleeping with Dictators

With all the chaos going on in Egypt right now, Glenn wondered out loud what he would do if he were President of the United States. What would he do if he inherited this problem, much in the same way the President Obama has. The radio crew discussed what has led Egypt up to this point and what would be the best possible outcomes.

“I've got to support Mubarak, probably, at this point. I mean, to keep the peace with Israel, it's kind of paramount and I also don't like the alternatives in Egypt. So, you know, you're looking at an Iranian situation, although I hear MSNBC commentators saying, there is a big difference here and this is a secular revolution. Ah-ha, yeah. That's why the Muslim Brotherhood is poised to take over the nation, because it's so secular. So, I don't know. At this point I think you almost have to support Mubarak,” Pat suggested.

Glenn agreed that the Muslim Brotherhood establishing control of Egypt would be dangerous for democracy and the Middle East.

“Here's just [The Muslim Brotehrhood’s] founding statements. The Brotherhood seeks to establish an Islamic caliphate spanning the entire Muslim world. It aspires to make Islamic Sharia law the soul basis of jurisprudence and governance. Towards this purpose encapsulated in The Brotherhood's militant credo God is our objective, Quran is constitution, and the prophet is our leader, struggle is our way and death for the sake of God is our highest aspiration,” Glenn read.

Despite their radical beliefs, Elbaradei, leader of the opposition in Egypt, has stated they are not a radical group and are as much a part of the Egypt political scene as the Marxists.

“I was driving home yesterday and I was thinking, Everything has been solvable up to this point. We can solve our deficit problem. Now, we're going to run into trouble because, as we solve that problem, people are going to have to be shut out of government services, but if we have our values and principles together and if we focus on faith, hope, and charity, we can help each other through it,” Glenn said.

But Glenn said that there are also going to be problems, like Egypt, which are so big they seem unsolvable, and the only solutions involve sacrificing principles. Essentially, you’ll be presented with a false solution, where you have to choose the lesser of two evils. “The false solution here is that if you don't have one, you're going to have the other and so you have to pick -- you have to pick, you know, Mubarak,” Glenn said.

“What we've done is we have started this pattern and, believe it or not, we started it with Teddy Roosevelt and Woodrow Wilson, to where we took these dictators and we said it's better for us and it's really better for the whole world or the whole region if we just get in bed with these dictators and we started the idea that, well, it's better than the alternative. Why is it better than the alternative?” Glenn asked.

“Well, for the last 40 years, we were in bed with Mubarak and they said to us at the time you have to get into bed with Mubarak. Otherwise, it's going to end in Islamic regime. Well, here we are again. Nothing's changed. Nothing's gotten better. The only thing that has changed is our image has decayed and our values are gone because now the people in Egypt hate our guts because we say we're for peace and we say the Israelis aren't bad people and we aren't bad people. Well, why would they believe us?”

Glenn said Americans are making the same mistakes in making choices between our own leaders, as we are told to vote for one person because at least they won’t be as bad as another. “You've got to vote for this person, otherwise, you're going to get that person. And we've said, I don't want either of them and look where we are. I mean, we're doing the same thing in everything. We're making a choice between bad or worse. Why?”

Glenn said the real solutions involve making commitments to one another to stay true to our principles. “

With firm reliance on the protection of divine providence, we mutually pledge to each other our lives, our fortunes, and our sacred honor. A lot of people will roll their eyes and say that's not a solution. I think it is,” he 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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