Santorum v. Ron Paul on foreign policy

Ron Paul and Rick Santorum clashed over foreign policy in the Middle East - specifically when it came to Iran. On the one hand, Paul vehemently opposed sanctions against the country for developing nuclear weapons, pointing out that America never sanctioned the Soviet Union which was a much bigger threat to the United States. Other the other hand, Santorum felt that Iran posed a huge threat to Israel, and as an ally we should support them.

"I think that (sanctions) makes it much worse. Why would that be so strange if the Soviets and the Chinese have nuclear weapons, we tolerated the Soviets. We didn't attack them and they were a much greater than danger. They were the greatest danger to us in our whole history but you don't go to war against them. I mean, this whole idea of sanctions, the free traders, they're the ones who put on these trade sanctions. This is why we still don't have a trade relationship with Cuba. It's about time we talk to Cuba and stop fighting these wars that are about 30 or 40 years old," Paul argued.

Santorum responded, "As the author of the Iran support act which he is criticizing, because I authored it when I was the United States Senate, would actually impose sanctions on Iran because of their nuclear program. Iran is not Iceland, Ron. Iran is a country that has been at war with us since 1979. Iran is a country that has killed more American men and women in uniform in Iraq and Afghanistan than the Iraquis and Afghanistans have. The Iranians are the existential threat to the State of Israel. You ask the Israelis what keeps them up at night. It's the Iranians funding the Hamas and Hezbollah."

While Glenn tends to agree with Ron Paul on some libertarian issues, he sided with Santorum on this foreign policy issue. "I'm telling you, there's nobody that can school anyone on the Middle East like Rick Santorum," Glenn said.

"Ron Paul I think uses his libertarian sometimes as an excuse. I don't understand his policies in the Middle East. I do understand the idea that he expresses and he's right about this, we have caused much of the problems over in the Middle East for us," he said. Glenn said that America has been getting into bed with dictators for too long and that's why so many people hate us over in the Middle East.

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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