Eco-terrorist wannabe Steven Lerner still works for SEIU

Last week, Glenn was very careful to say that Steve Lerner could not be confirmed as a current employee of SEIU. Thankfully, Wade Rathke came along to clarify that not only is Lerner still affiliated with SEIU, he’s on the payroll. Glenn reacted to the news on radio this morning and laid out exactly what this means. (See The Blaze story here)

“ACORN founder Wade Rathke has been busy mocking the story that broke,” Glenn said.

“And yet didn't he just say that not only is Lerner still with SEIU but he's also being paid,” Pat said.

“He says he has not been fired by SEIU.  He was placed on leave last fall to think through his contribution to the union,” Glenn said.

“ A lot of people get paid to think through,” Stu joked.

Glen joked, “ I tell you what I wouldn't be doing.  I would not be plotting the economic decline ‑‑ collapse of the United States of America.  I'd be on a beach.  I'd be like, I'm busy.  I am busy and I need another Mai Tai to think this through.  That's ‑‑ I'm very ‑‑ I'm this close.  Wade would call me:  Glenn, are you still thinking?  Yes, I'm ‑‑ man, I'm close.  You wrecked my concentration.  Now I need another month.”

“But it's not like, though, Glenn, this guy is still going to high level meetings at SEIU.  It's not like he's attending conferences among leadership,” Stu said, mocking the idea that Lerner has no influence when he is speaking at major conferences the The Left Forum.

‘This is Wade Rathke, placed on leave last fall to think through his contribution to the union but he was certainly present at the recent international executive board meeting,” Glenn said.

“The Blaze writes, ‘This is important for several reasons, not the least of which is that his ties to the plot to destroy the American economy are tied now much more closely within the ranks of the organization that time and time again President Obama has declared to be the most important to him strategically and politically. ‘”

Remember what President Obama has said about SEIU in the past? “I spent my entire adult life working with with SEIU,” the President said while campaigning. “ I didn't just suddenly discover SEIU on the campaign trail. Your agenda's been my agenda in the United States Senate.  Before debating healthcare, I talked to Andy Stern and SEIU members.”

“We were so careful on SEIU to say that he was not part of SEIU when this story broke because we didn't want to smear SEIU and say that they were connected to a guy who seems to be plotting,” Glenn said. “And so we didn't want to smear the whole SEIU.  And now they are coming back to us and saying, how dare you smear him by saying he's not with us.”

“And this guy is not a nobody.  There's no way the president of the United States does not know Stephen Lerner or know of him.  There's no way.  This guy is a huge, huge power figure on the American left with the unions.  Huge.”

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) joined the "Glenn Beck Radio Program" to explain how mail-in ballots are typically disqualified during recounts at a far higher rate than in-person, Election Day ballots, and why this is "good news" for President Donald Trump's legal battle over the election.

"One of the things that gives the greatest cause for optimism is, this election ... there's a pretty marked disparity in terms of how the votes were distributed. On Election Day, with in-person voting, Donald Trump won a significant majority of the votes cast on in-person voting on Election Day. Of mail-in voting, Joe Biden won a significant majority of the votes cast early on mail-in voting," Cruz explained.

"Now, here's the good news: If you look historically to recounts, if you look historically to election litigation, the votes cast in person on Election Day tend to stand. It's sort of hard to screw that up. Those votes are generally legal, and they're not set aside. Mail-in votes historically have a much higher rate of rejection … when they're examined, there are a whole series of legal requirements that vary state by state, but mail-in votes consistently have a higher rate of rejection, which suggests that as these votes begin being examined and subjected to scrutiny, that you're going to see Joe Biden's vote tallies go down. That's a good thing," he added. "The challenge is, for President Trump to prevail, he's got to run the table. He's got to win, not just in one state but in several states. That makes it a lot harder to prevail in the litigation. I hope that he does so, but it is a real challenge and we shouldn't try to convince ourselves otherwise."

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Fox News senior meteorologist Janice Dean is perhaps even more disgusted with New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) for his coronavirus response than BlazeTV's Stu Burguiere (read what Stu has to say on the subject here), and for a good reason.

She lost both of her in-laws to COVID-19 in New York's nursing homes after Gov. Cuomo's infamous nursing home mandate, which Cuomo has since had scrubbed from the state's website and blamed everyone from the New York Post to nursing care workers to (every leftist's favorite scapegoat) President Donald Trump.

Janice joined Glenn and Stu on the "Glenn Beck Radio Program" Tuesday to ask why mainstream media is not holding Gov. Cuomo — who recently published a book about his leadership during the COVID-19 pandemic — accountable?

"I'm vocal because I have not seen the mainstream media ask these questions or demand accountability of their leaders. [Cuomo] really has been ruling with an iron fist, and every time he does get asked a question, he blames everybody else except the person that signed that order," Janice said.

"In my mind, he's profiting off the over 30 thousand New Yorkers, including my in-laws, that died by publishing a book on 'leadership' of New York," she added. "His order has helped kill thousands of relatives of New York state. And this is not political, Glenn. This is not about Republican or Democrat. My in-laws were registered Democrats. This is not about politics. This is about accountability for something that went wrong, and it's because of your [Cuomo's] leadership that we're put into this situation."

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As America grows divided and afraid to disagree with the Democrats' woke plan for America, Megyn Kelly is ready to fight back for the truth. For nearly two decades, she navigated the volatile and broken world of the media. But as America leans on independent voices more than ever, she's breaking new ground with "The Megyn Kelly Show."

She joined the latest Glenn Beck Podcast to break down what's coming next after the election: Black Lives Matter is mainstream, leftists are making lists of Trump supporters, and the Hunter Biden scandal is on the back burner.

Megyn and Glenn reminisce about their cable news days (including her infamous run-in with then-presidential candidate Donald Trump) and to look into the chaotic and shady world of journalism and the growing entitlement it's bred. For example, many conservatives have been shocked by how Fox News handled the election.

Megyn defended Fox News, saying she believes Fox News' mission "is a good one," but also didn't hold back on hosts like Neil Cavuto, who cut off a White House briefing to fact check it — something she never would have done, even while covering President Obama.

Megyn also shared this insightful takeaway from her time at NBC: "Jane Fonda was an ass."

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Glenn Beck has had enough of exposing scandal after scandal, just to have everyone look the other way: Benghazi, Hillary Clinton's emails, Joe and Hunter Biden's dealings in Ukraine and China … the list goes on, but no consequences are paid. Now, the media have called the election for Joe Biden and insist no one can question it. But for many of the more than 71 million people who voted for President Trump, our search for the truth isn't over yet.

On his Wednesday night special this week, Glenn called out the left's long list of alleged corruption that has gone unchecked and stressed that Donald Trump's legal team must be allowed to go through the process of investigating the multiple allegations of election fraud to ensure our voting systems are fair.

"I don't know about you, but I'm tired. I am worn out. I am fed up!" Glenn said during his opening monologue. "I've had enough. I am tired of exposing corruption, doing our homework, even going overseas and having documents translated to make sure they're exactly right, [and] presenting the evidence ... except, once we expose it, nothing happens. Nobody goes to jail. Nobody pays for a damn thing any more!"

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