Obama's speech reveals new brilliant idea: more spending!

"So the President made his jobs speech last night:  Tax the rich, fair share, will be paid for, billions, pass it now, and the three‑letter word according to Joe Biden:  Jobs.  That's just the words I heard.  Was it a plea to Congress or a campaign speech?" Glenn said to open the show today.

"What a speech!  You know, I hadn't thought about spending another 450, what is it, $450 billion?  I hadn't thought of that.  Had you thought of that, Stu?  That was a new idea," Glenn joked.

"I didn't think of it.  I was thinking now in retrospect why didn't I think of a new stimulus package half the size of the last one?  That's going to solve everything," Stu said.

Pat pointed out that there were points during the speech where Obama even made the Congress laugh. "This isn't political grandstanding," The President said, "This isn't class warfare. This is simple math."

"They are actually laughing. That was an inadvertent laugh line.  It is so ridiculous that he said that, they actually laughed at him.  I love that," Pat said.

"How many things, how many things have happened in the last two years that we never have seen or heard before and yet Americans just won't wake up? " Glenn asked.

Sen. Ted Cruz: NOBODY should be afraid of Trump's Supreme Court justice pick

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Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) joined Glenn Beck on the radio program Wednesday to weigh in on President Donald Trump's potential Supreme Court nominees and talk about his timely new book, "One Vote Away: How a Single Supreme Court Seat Can Change History."

Sen. Cruz argued that, while Congressional Democrats are outraged over President Trump's chance at a third court appointment, no one on either side should be afraid of a Supreme Court justice being appointed if it's done according to the founding documents. That's why it's crucial that the GOP fills the vacant seat with a true constitutionalist.

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Sen. Mike Lee (R-Utah) joined Glenn Beck on the radio program Wednesday to talk about why he believes President Donald Trump will nominate Judge Amy Coney Barrett to fill the Supreme Court vacancy created by Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's death.

Lee, a member of the Senate Judiciary Committee that will consider and vote on the nominee, also weighed in on another Supreme Court contender: Judge Barbara Lagoa. Lee said he would not be comfortable confirming Lagoa without learning more about her history as it pertains to upholding the U.S. Constitution.

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This week on the Glenn Beck Podcast, Glenn spoke with Vox co-founder Matthew Yglesias about his new book, "One Billion Americans: The Case for Thinking Bigger."

Matthew and Glenn agree that, while conservatives and liberals may disagree on a lot, we're not as far apart as some make it seem. If we truly want America to continue doing great things, we must spend less time fighting amongst ourselves.

Watch a clip from the full interview with Matthew Yglesias below:


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'A convenient boogeyman for misinformation artists': Why is the New York Times defending George Soros?

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On the "Glenn Beck Radio Program" Tuesday, Glenn discussed the details of a recent New York Times article that claims left-wing billionaire financier George Soros "has become a convenient boogeyman for misinformation artists who have falsely claimed that he funds spontaneous Black Lives Matter protests as well as antifa, the decentralized and largely online, far-left activist network that opposes President Trump."

The Times article followed last week's bizarre Fox News segment in which former House Speaker Newt Gingrich appeared to be censored for criticizing Soros (read more here). The article also labeled Glenn a "conspiracy theorist" for his tweet supporting Gingrich.

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