Obama's "Buffett Rule" latest blow in White House's class warfare

The President has released a new plan to raise revenues in order to support progressive programs and reduce the deficit – and of course the new revenue raising mechanisms involve a slew of new taxes on the wealthy. What does Glenn think of the new proposal that is predicated on misinformation?

“The President wants to tax millionaires and hundred-thousandaires, calling it ‘The Buffet Rule’,” Glenn said on radio this morning.

“Anyone who is sane calls it class warfare.”

The headline announced $1.5 Trillion in new taxes, a headline that Glenn said should show how much trouble the country is in when everyone’s reaction is just “Yeah, that’s what the President is doing again.”

Pat was quick to point out that the whole tax was based on a lie, pointing out that when Buffett said he pays less in income tax than his secretary, what he really meant was he pains capital gains tax while she pays income tax. Capital gains is taxed at a lower rate.

In the article, the proponents of the plan point out that the US will save over a trillion dollars “just on reduced interest payments,”

“In what reality do you think our loans are going to get cheaper?” a dumbfounded Glenn asked.

Stu pointed out that interest rates are at a low point right now and they will more than likely rise. Glenn added that the plan reads like someone who goes out and racks up a lot of debt and then applies for a home loan but expects the interest rate to be low. It simply doesn’t work that way.

Look for more on the news of The President’s new economy and jobs plans in the days ahead.

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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