Next Reagan? Try Coolidge

It would be great if we could find a new Ronald Reagan, right? But what the country really needs, in Glenn’s opinion, is a president like Calvin Coolidge! Why would Glenn invoke this oft-ignored president as an example for leaders today?

“Reagan modeled himself really after Calvin Coolidge. I mean, when it comes to economic policies and things like that. Coolidge dismantled Wilson. I mean, I'd take Ronald Reagan in a heartbeat. But in two years' time we are not going to be sitting in the Carter years. In two years' time we are going to need much more dramatic and the times have changed,” Glenn said.

“Technology has changed. Everything has changed. Community organizing has changed. Why is how can you defeat community organizing? There is a way. How can you defeat it? You defeat the kind of community organizing that is happening right now by allowing it to continue to be bottom up. Right now all the community organizing is orchestrated and paid for by the top,” Glenn said.

“The problem with the Tea Party and to some extent the 9/12 project is that there isn't any framework at the top. It's a very delicate balance. Because once you get into the framework at the top, well, then you get into corruption. Then you get into personalities and everything else and then it becomes a contest for power. Well, what are the principles and the values that are driving it? And does that power still allow it to change constantly?

“Real true empowerment starts at the local level and the state level and then the last place it comes from is Washington, D.C. It's the opportunity now to dramatically change things. And it's required,” Glenn said.

“Beyond that, foreign policy, go back to what was on the coin. And really in domestic policy as well. On our first coin it did not say "In God we trust." It said ‘Mind your business. That should be our motto for a while: Mind your damn business, foreign and domestic. Get out of my face; I'll get out of yours. If it neither picks my pocket, nor breaks my leg, what difference does it make to me?”

And what qualities should a leader have on military and foreign policy? Glenn explained, “One: Don't go unless you absolutely, positively have to go; two, if you have to go, define and declare. Because it stops all this bullcrap just lasting forever. Define and declare. Three: If you do have to go and you've defined and declare, when you go, fight to win. Win. And four: When you do win, because you know what winning looks like because you've declared and defined, come home. Period.”

Bill O'Reilly joined "The Glenn Beck Program" Friday to discuss a recent House Homeland Security Committee briefing on the impact of the 9/11 terror attacks, during which "national security experts" claimed "right-wing" groups pose a greater threat to the United States than groups like the Taliban or Al-Qaeda.

Glenn played two video clips from the briefing that showed Senior Fellow Brookings Institute Center for Middle East Policy, Daniel Byman, and former National Intelligence Council Chair during the Obama administration, Christopher Kojm, in apparent agreement that "right-wing extremists" are a bigger threat to Americans today than "jihadists."

"I'm someone who has written extensively on both jihadist groups, but also right-wing, white supremacist groups," Byman says in the first video clip. "And in my mind, there's no question that today in the United States, the right-wing and white supremacist violence is a much greater risk."

"I agree with your assessment and those of my colleagues who have spoken already, there's little doubt that the domestic terrorist threat from white nationalists and right-wing extremist groups is greater than the jihadist threat today," Kojm states in the second clip.

"Who are those idiots?" O'Reilly exclaimed. "It's just unbelievable ... they're not even in the same universe. Yeah, there are bad neo-Nazi Americans running around, yeah, but there are very few of them. I mean, the jihadists are causing death and destruction, death and destruction all over the world. Not just in the United States. These people are so blatantly irresponsible and ignorant, it's just staggering."

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The Biden administration was recently caught lying about the White House dog, Major, and his history of biting Secret Service agents, according to newly released emails.

On "The Glenn Beck Radio Program," Glenn argued that, if the current administration is willing to lie about something so meaningless to the American people, what else are they willing to lie about? For instance, the State Department claims that there are only about 200 American citizens left in Afghanistan who want to be evacuated. But Glenn has heard very different reports from people on the ground. Is it safe to assume they're currently lying to us about all kinds of things — from the "new and improved" Taliban, to the number of Americans left behind in Afghanistan?

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Tonight on "Glenn TV," Glenn Beck outlines everything that led up to the chaos in Kabul in a blow-by-blow takedown that SHOULD lead to massive resignations within the Biden administration and top military brass. Americans died. Americans are – TO THIS DAY – still stranded, and it is ALL on President Joe Biden.

Glenn interviews The Nazarene Fund's Rudy Atallah who gives an update on the total rescue numbers and details the obstacles he's had to overcome with the State Department. He explains why he believes they are thwarting private sector rescue efforts and says the numbers of Americans begging to be rescued are in the thousands — not hundreds — and "will exceed any number that has come out of Jen Psaki's mouth." While The Nazarene Fund rescue efforts continue in a more perilous Afghanistan, Rudy reveals another terrifying obstacle: Chinese and Russians resources deployed to assist the Taliban in rounding up church leaders, women, journalists, and lawyers who put terrorists away.

Glenn also interviews Tim Kennedy, an Afghanistan war veteran and president of Sheepdog Response who partnered with SaveOurAllies.org to sneak past the Taliban and bring thousands to safety. He details the moment the bomb went off when he was on the ground at the Kabul airport and addresses the Taliban kill list. "They will kill babies, execute women, and cut your tongue out. That's just the G-rated stuff."

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On the radio program Wednesday, Glenn Beck, Stu Burguiere, and Pat Gray ripped into President Joe Biden's latest speech in which our commander in chief touted the Afghanistan withdrawal as an "extraordinary success" that was "designed to save American lives" — despite the loss of 13 of America's finest, our military equipment in the hands of our enemies, and scores of Americans and allies still trapped in Afghanistan.

"This was not a success by any stretch of the imagination and people need to be held accountable," Glenn asserted. "Because if this is allowed to stand, and these people are just allowed to continue on with no ramifications, you don't not want to see what our military will turn into. I am telling you now, we will become the darkest force ever, ever to walk the earth. With our technology, and our resources, with our fighting machines that soon can be run robotically, we will make the Nazis look like rookies ... this must not continue!"

Glenn then played a video clip from the speech in which President Biden claimed that the "Taliban has made public commitments, broadcast on television and radio across Afghanistan, on safe passage for anyone wanting to leave, including those who worked alongside Americans."

"Anyone who says, 'Oh, they're going to let them through their checkpoint,' doesn't know their ass from their elbow!" Glenn responded. "They have no idea what is going on, or they are lying. So, Mr. President, which one is it? Do you not really know what's going on? If so, the 25th Amendment should be invoked. If you do know what's going on, then you should be impeached for lying to the American people on such a grand scale, it's staggering!"

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