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.

It seems the Left wants a civil war and some on the Right want a national divorce. The country is split right now unlike anything Glenn Beck has ever witnessed. There are two sides: Those who want to fundamentally change this country and those who believe in KEEPING the experiment of liberty that the Founding Founders intended.

The ideological gap seems impossible to cross, but Glenn explains why he won't secede. David Reaboi, Claremont Institute senior fellow and author of "National Divorce Is Expensive, but It's Worth Every Penny," tells Glenn why a national breakup is not an impossibility just because it will be difficult.

What can we do to fight back … peacefully? How can the states that still believe in the Constitution create pockets of freedom in the shadow of tyranny? On his Wednesday night special this week, Glenn answers that and provides a road map to preserving what the Left is trying to destroy.

Finally, James Simpson, author of "Who Was Karl Marx? The Men, the Motives and the Menace Behind Today's Rampaging American Left," provides solutions on the issues the "red states" must unite around before Left and Right America officially call it quits.

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An Afghan interpreter who helped save then-Sen. Joe Biden's life in 2008 was among those stranded in Afghanistan after Biden's troop withdrawal. He has now escaped the country with his family, but not with President Biden's help.

Thanks to private organizations, including The Nazarene Fund, the interpreter and his family have now been rescued.

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A shocking new report by The Daily Wire reveals that the furious father whose arrest at a school board meeting likely sparked the call for the FBI to investigate anti-CRT parents like domestic terrorists was furious for good reasons: The Loudoun County School Board allegedly tried to cover up his daughter's rape.

Rep. Chris Stewart (R-Utah) joined Glenn Beck on the radio program Tuesday to discuss the incident and explain why he joined 60 lawmakers in a letter to Attorney General Merrick Garland demanding answers for why the FBI is targeting parents.

"We want to know ... what kind of coordination took place between the White House, activist groups and teachers unions, and the Department of Justice," Stewart told Glenn. "Because we have evidence that there was [coordination] and, in fact, that the White House are the ones who initiated this. They asked for these activist groups to write this inflammatory letter to the Department of Justice saying they were 'intimidated' and that they 'felt threatened', giving the Department of Justice Attorney General Garland, the excuse to say, 'Okay, well, we have to respond'."

Stewart went on to say he believes the federal government would only involve the FBI in such an issue if its purpose is to silence and intimidate parents concerned about the "poison" being taught to their kids in school. So, what can he and the other representatives who disagree with the Biden administration's overreach of power do to stop it?

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Taiwan's Foreign Minister Joseph Wu is now warning that his nation is preparing for war with China after Beijing flew a record number of warplanes over Taiwanese territory. Wu reached out to another country for help, but it wasn't the United States.

In a video, Wu urged Australia to help prepare for a possible invasion, but gave the U.S. no mention.

"The defense of Taiwan is in our own hands, and we are absolutely committed to that. And if China is going to launch a war against Taiwan, we will fight until the end. And that is our commitment. And, of course, during this period of time, we would like to exchange with other countries for security cooperation," Wu said on ABC News In-depth's China Tonight program. "We would like to engage in security or intelligence exchanges with other like-minded partners, Australia included, so that Taiwan is better prepared to deal with the war situation. And so far, our relations with Australia is very good. And that is what we appreciate it for."

On "The Glenn Beck Program," Glenn, Pat Gray, and Stu Burguiere discussed whether or not America would do anything during such a conflict — because it sure seems like President Joe Biden is more focused on working with China to fight climate change. Plus, why did China just cut off all cryptocurrency?

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