Why the love affair with the Muslim Brotherhood?

Most people had a great weekend. They got to spend time with their friends and family. They got to watch the Super Bowl, maybe even see Christina Aguilera (poorly) sing the National Anthem. But Glenn made sure to bring everyone back to reality – and potentially depression – with his opening monologue on Monday’s radio show.

What had Glenn so worried? He had been talking all last week about the idea of “The enemy of my enemy is not my friend”, meaning that just because you have a common enemy  with someone does not mean you should be in alliance with that person. Glenn has used the phrase to criticize the U.S. backing Mubarak in Egypt over some of the other radical options like the Muslim Brotherhood, and today he used the phrase to discuss some of the really bad people and groups aligning over the Middle East crisis.

“The enemy of my enemy is my friend.  Meaning, if they want to destroy it and I want to destroy it, or in our case we're in bed with Egypt.  With Mubarak.  He is a brutal, bad man.  But the enemy of my enemy is my friend.  He would stand up for Israel, he would hold back the people like the Muslim Brotherhood and so we made him our friend.  He's not our friend,” Glenn said.

“And we have allowed evil into our own camp.  We have said we stood for truth, justice, and the American way.  Well, what is the American way?  The American way apparently is to get into bed with brutal dictators.  That's not the American way.  It never has been.”

But now, America is OK with the Muslim Brotherhood getting involved with Egyptian politics. 

“And now the Muslim Brotherhood.  Now we're willing to get into bed with the Muslim Brotherhood because, well, you've got to -- no, you don't!  Do we have no values?  Yes, we do.  And if we don't discover them soon, we're in trouble.”

“Ahmadinejad, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Iraq, North Korea.  A force for good or evil?”

“If we don't stand together, evil will cover this planet and we will go into a very long period of darkness.  But we better find the light soon, and we better stop playing the games of politics.  Because this ain't about who's going to win the next election,” Glenn said.

“The world is being divvied up.  This isn't about America.  It is because I think we are for the very first time, we're on the wrong side of history.  We've been on the wrong side of history before from time to time but never like this.”

So what are leaders of the Muslim Brotherhood saying? Pat translated some of the words of Sheikh Yousef al-Qaradawi, who “reaches at least 40 million people every single week.”

“He says, O, Allah, take this oppressive tyrannical band of people.  O, Allah, take this oppressive Jewish Zionist band of people.  O, Allah, do not spare a single one of them.  O, Allah, count their numbers and kill them down to the very last one,” Pat translated Sheikh Yousef al-Qaradawi.

“Throughout history Allah has imposed upon the Jews people who would punish them for their corruption.  Their last punishment was carried out by Hitler.  By means of all the things he did to them, even though they exaggerated this issue, he managed to put them in their place.  This was divine punishment for them.  Allah willing the next time will be at the hand of the believers,” said Sheikh Yousef al-Qaradawi (Pat translated).

“You got it?” Glenn asked.

“It makes no difference what others choose to do.  It makes a difference what you choose to do and how you live your life.  I truly believe that we are fighting the forces of evil on this planet.  An if anybody wants to make fun of that, that's fine.  If anybody wants to dismiss that as crackpot, that's fine.  I'm totally fine with that.  There is evil.  And you can either recognize it or not.  But the same kind of socialist ideas, the same kind of fascist ideas were embraced in Germany and in Italy.  And those two reached out to the Islamic extremists of their day as well.  And the Islamic extremists joined the socialists.  It is the same coalition.  It is the same ideas,” Glenn said.

Glenn Beck joined Fox News' Tucker Carlson on Thursday night to discuss Visa Inc.'s "horrifying" new plans to flag firearm sales by separately categorizing purchases at gun shops, a move that Glenn aptly described as "the next step in banning guns."

In what's been hailed as a major victory for gun control activists, Visa agreed to adopt the International Organization for Standardization's (ISO) new set of standards by creating a special merchant category code for gun and ammunition sales.

In his appearance on "Tucker Carlson Tonight," Glenn shared a letter written by Robert B. Thomson III, a senior vice president at Visa, showing that the credit card company initially pushed back on the ISO's new rules.

“We believe that asking payment networks to serve as a moral authority by deciding which legal goods can or cannot be purchased sets a dangerous precedent,” Thomson wrote in the letter to pro-gun-control lawmakers, including Democratic Sen. Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts.

Just days later, however, Visa had agreed to comply with the ISO's plan to establish a new merchant category code for gun stores. So why did Visa suddenly flip?

As Glenn explained, it all comes down to pressure from America's largest union-owned bank, the Amalgamated Bank, one of the only unionized banks in the United States and a proud proponent of ESG (Environmental, Social, and Governance) investing.

"This is the next step in banning guns," Glenn asserted.

"It's horrifying!" Tucker responded after several seconds of stunned silence.

"I'm so grateful you did the reporting on this," he told Glenn. "I'm not sure why it falls to you since we have a couple of very large daily newspapers in this country you'd think would want to report this, yet none of them did. So, Glenn Beck did."


On a recent episode of "The Glenn Beck Program," Glenn broke down the details of this latest attack on the Second Amendment and revealed how this is a step toward something even worse than federal gun registration. Watch the video clip below for more details. Can't watch? Download the podcast here.


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Glenn Beck: Here's why Stacey Abrams' fetal heartbeat remarks are hilarious but TERRIFYING

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Georgia Democratic gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams has a new pro-abortion conspiracy theory: "There is no such thing as a [fetal] heartbeat at six weeks ... it is a manufactured sound designed to convince people that men have a right to take control of a woman’s body."

On the radio program Thursday, Glenn Beck and producer Stu Burguiere agreed Abrams' latest "misinformation" is not just ridiculous but could be dangerous if people are actually willing to believe her.

"If you want to defend abortion, go ahead and defend it. Defend what you're actually doing. Stop denying what is reality," Stu said. "If this is such a great defensible policy, then just come out and defend it, but they never can ... you notice how they can't go to the actual thing they say is so important. They keep defending these other things that aren't true."

Glenn said the pro-choice movement was successful for a long time because most people want the decision to be up to the woman and her doctor and that abortion should be safe, legal, and rare. But when leftists began "celebrating" their abortions or calling for "abortion on demand" at any point in the pregnancy, that's when they start to lose support.

"Because they've celebrated abortion and are losing regular people, you can't put that genie back in the bottle. So, what do they have to do now? They have to take the insane step of discrediting medical machines and technology," Glenn said.

"This is after two years, by the way, of them claiming the biggest scandal in the world was people suggesting the voting machines were hacked — after they previously said that voting machines were hacked in elections they [Democrats] lost," Stu pointed out.

"Honestly, gang, think this through because this is where life gets very scary. This is where you go to authoritarian rule and you can kill millions of people because you're truly now discrediting things that everyone knows is true," Glenn warned.

"So, if you disagree ... you can say that is an evil magic box that has made up sounds in it to convince people. If they will buy that, you're at the Salem witch trials. 'If she doesn't float, she wasn't a witch.' That's what you're looking at right now — and what's frightening is, [Abrams] can say this with a straight face and no one discredits her," he continued.

"You don't think that they can convince those people that you are a terrorist because of the way you vote? [...] You don't think they can convince half the country that you should be eliminated, liquidated, put into a camp, whatever authoritarians love to do? ... We are headed towards dangerous, dangerous times. We better wake up and stand together because this is frightening — it's hilarious — but because people are taking it seriously, it is terrifying," Glenn added.

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A big question Glenn Beck has always had about “The Amazing Do-Over” is: How do you get the most powerful and wealthy nation that has ever existed to accept, “You will own nothing … and be happy”? A foundational principle of this country from its very inception has been land ownership. We worked hard, were fiscally responsible, and stayed away from high debt, but the progressive era began to erode all of that.

The Clinton Global Initiative recently gathered the ruling class to tell the plebes how to run their finances and called anyone who dared challenge their ideas “climate change deniers.” Glenn argues we are dangerously far down the “Road to Serfdom” and exposes the progressive playbook to keep us in line. It’s a 600-year-old medieval model that’s been the plan all along.

We’re already feeling economic pain, and yet they’re playing “Game of Thrones” with our lives. Turning us into serfs is their ultimate goal. How do they finish the complete restructuring of the American financial system and our way of life?

On Wednesday night's "Glenn TV," Glenn connects it all on the chalkboard and details the solution to fighting back against the ruling elites.

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These days, it seems like everything is about politics, and comedy has been one of the biggest targets. Many comedians are walking on eggshells, but stand-up comedian and "Saturday Night Live" alum Jim Breuer isn't one of them.

Breuer joined Glenn on the latest episode of "The Glenn Beck Podcast" to talk about why he’d rather be funny than fearful and what inspired his hilarious comedy special, “Somebody Had to Say It," which has garnered almost 1.5 million views as of this writing.

Breuer made it clear that he does not consider himself to be political. "I'm not. I'm 100% not [political]," he told Glenn, before explaining how people started calling him political when he dared to ask questions about a certain shot that we're not allowed to mention, let alone question.

"When did medicine become political?" Breuer asked.

"What kind of price have you paid for being called political?" Glenn asked Breuer.

"To be dead honest with you, once COVID really kicked in, and ... once you realize we're not going to be here, that we're on borrowed time, and I do have God in my life ... you come to terms with reality on a deeper level. And when COVID kicked in, I said, 'You know what? All bets are off.' I already knew I wasn't in control. But now, not only am I not in control from the natural order of life, but now the puppet masters ... are in control," Breuer answered.

"It made me realize I don't have time to worry about what people think of me. I know where I'm at in life. I know where I'm at spiritually. I know where I'm at with my family," he added.

"That's tremendous power," Glenn said. "But it spooks the hell out of people."

"But it shouldn't!" Breuer exclaimed. "I'm excited that other people get this ... but they're stuck. We ain't got time for stuck. To me, this is the time of, 'You gotta rise.' For years and years and years, you allow fear to control your life. Fear of dying. Fear I might get sick ... everything's based out of fear. It's time for the fearless."

Breuer also revealed his secret for dealing with tough times, and he’s seen his share. But he also said he's seen miracles, including the incredible (and hilariously told) story of how he found faith, how God saved his marriage, and why one family friend was convinced his wife belonged to a cult.



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