Does Glenn stand by 'controversial' comments? Yup

The media is going off on Glenn for daring to criticize the Marxist, anti-Capitalist protesters and explaining that these are the people America should be worried about. Not the useful idiots who don't know why they are down there or are having sex in tarps - but the people carrying around bankers heads on a pike and calling elected officials threatening to shoot and kill innocents if the taxes on the rich are not raised. Glenn explained on radio today.

Yesterday Glenn said, "They will come for you and drag you into the streets and kill you. They are not messing around. Those in the media, and I say this ‑‑ I am included in this: They will drag us out into the streets and kill us. If you're wealthy, they will kill you for what you have. You can't ‑‑ you cannot tolerate this kind of stuff. You certainly don't encourage it."

The liberal media as decided to ridicule Glenn for making these comments - but why did he say them? Could it be because, historically, communism and revolution like that being called for on Wall Street has led to chaos?

"Let me explain," Glenn said. He then went through a long list of violence committed by communist and Marxist revolutionaries.

First, Glenn criticized the revolutionary icon Che Guevara, pulling out a book that records his involvement with the killing of people. Next, the Ukraine, where seven million starved to death.

"They shot people as they were trying to go into the fields just to eat anything. They were eating mud, they were eating rocks, they were eating anything they could. Seven million people in one year Marxists killed in the Ukraine," Glenn said.

How about the number dead by Mao and his communist policies? 60 million.

Glenn continued, "Stalin, you know what Stalin's main job was? Stalin's first job with Lenin was to go and make sure that you kill all the shop owners. You kill all the merchants. You kill all the capitalists. You take the farms and kill the farmers. Do you know why people starved to death in the Ukraine? You know why socialism never works? Because they kill all the people who know how to make things. They kill all the industrialists. They kill them all. They drag them in the streets and kill them. Do you know why Russia couldn't keep time? Do you know why all of ‑‑ I'm a watch collector. Do you know why I have two Russian watches, two Soviet watches. One of them was given to me as a gift from a former KGB agent who put it in my hands and was practically crying saying, 'Please keep telling the story; I know who these people are. I used to be one of them.' You know why they ‑‑ all their watches suck? Because they killed all the watchmakers. That's what they do."

"It is always the same way. Now, those are Marxists," Glenn said.

Glenn then moved onto the French Revolution and collectivism.

"How did that end? Do you know what in the end, they were beheading children? They got to the point to where Robespierre was killed. They got to the ‑‑ by the time they got to the end, the crowds were horrified by these revolutionaries because they just kept going. They just kept going. And everybody betrayed the revolution," Glenn said.

"Once you start down this hate road, it just doesn't end. First you've got to get rid of these guys, then you've got to get rid of these guys, then you've got to get rid of these guys. It just never ends. They were beheading little children at the end. The crowds were horrified. They first were cheering, then they were horrified."

So Che, Mao, Stalin, the Soviet Union, the French Revolution, and more all ended in death, violence, and murder. And note that Glenn was able to completely destroy the idea of benevolent Marxism/Socialism/Communism utopia without even focusing on Nazi Germany.

Now why does he think that this could happen in America? Because he's played audio of all the people leading the progressive movement advocating the Marxist policies that have led to it all happening before, and now people are in the streets calling for revolution, an end to capitalism, and a new society.

Don't believe it? Watch the video below for people advocating the same policies that have led to violence in history:

Most self-proclaimed Marxists know very little about Marxism. Some of them have all the buzzwords memorized. They talk about the exploits of labor. They talk about the slavery of capitalist society and the alienation caused by capital. They talk about the evils of power and domination.

But they don't actually believe what they say. Or else they wouldn't be such violent hypocrites. And we're not being dramatic when we say "violent."

For them, Marxism is a political tool that they use to degrade and annoy their political enemies.

They don't actually care about the working class.

Another important thing to remember about Marxists is that they talk about how they want to defend the working class, but they don't actually understand the working class. They definitely don't realize that the working class is composed mostly of so many of the people they hate. Because, here's the thing, they don't actually care about the working class. Or the middle class. They wouldn't have the slightest clue how to actually work, not the way we do. For them, work involves ranting about how work and labor are evil.

Ironically, if their communist utopia actually arrived, they would be the first ones against the wall. Because they have nothing to offer except dissent. They have no practical use and no real connection to reality.

Again ironically, they are the ultimate proof of the success of capitalism. The fact that they can freely call for its demise, in tweets that they send from their capitalistic iPhones, is proof that capitalism affords them tremendous luxuries.

Their specialty is complaining. They are fanatics of a religion that is endlessly cynical.

They sneer at Christianity for promising Heaven in exchange for good deeds on earth — which is a terrible description of Christianity, but it's what they actually believe — and at the same time they criticize Christianity for promising a utopia, they give their unconditional devotion to a religion that promises a utopia.

They are fanatics of a religion that is endlessly cynical.

They think capitalism has turned us into machines. Which is a bad interpretation of Marx's concept of the General Intellect, the idea that humans are the ones who create machines, so humans, not God, are the creators.

They think that the only way to achieve the perfect society is by radically changing and even destroying the current society. It's what they mean when they say things about the "status quo" and "hegemony" and the "established order." They believe that the system is broken and the way to fix it is to destroy, destroy, destroy.

Critical race theory actually takes it a step farther. It tells us that the racist system can never be changed. That racism is the original sin that white people can never overcome. Of course, critical race theorists suggest "alternative institutions," but these "alternative institutions" are basically the same as the ones we have now, only less effective and actually racist.

Marx's violent revolution never happened. Or at least it never succeeded. Marx's followers have had to take a different approach. And now, we are living through the Revolution of Constant Whining.

This post is part of a series on critical race theory. Read the full series here.

Americans are losing faith in our justice system and the idea that legal consequences are applied equally — even to powerful elites in office.

Rep. Devin Nunes (R-CA) joined Glenn Beck on the radio program to detail what he believes will come next with the Durham investigation, which hopefully will provide answers to the Obama FBI's alleged attempts to sabotage former President Donald Trump and his campaign years ago.

Rep. Nunes and Glenn assert that we know Trump did NOT collude with Russia, and that several members of the FBI possibly committed huge abuses of power. So, when will we see justice?

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The corporate media is doing everything it can to protect Dr. Anthony Fauci after Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) roasted him for allegedly lying to Congress about funding gain-of-function research in Wuhan, China.

During an extremely heated exchange at a Senate hearing on Tuesday, Sen. Paul challenged Dr. Fauci — who, as the director of the National Institute of Allergies and Infectious Diseases, oversees research programs at the National Institute of Health — on whether the NIH funded dangerous gain-of-function research at the Wuhan Institute of Virology.

Dr. Fauci denied the claims, but as Sen. Paul knows, there are documents that prove Dr. Fauci's NIH was funding gain-of-function research in the Wuhan biolab before COVID-19 broke out in China.

On "The Glenn Beck Program," Glenn and Producer Stu Burguiere presented the proof, because Dr. Fauci's shifting defenses don't change the truth.

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Critical race theory: A special brand of evil


Part of what makes it hard for us to challenge the left is that their beliefs are complicated. We don't mean complicated in a positive way. They aren't complicated the way love is complicated. They're complicated because there's no good explanation for them, no basis in reality.

The left cannot pull their heads out of the clouds. They are stuck on romantic ideas, abstract ideas, universal ideas. They talk in theories. They see the world through ideologies. They cannot divorce themselves from their own academic fixations. And — contrary to what they believe and how they act — it's not because leftists are smarter than the rest of us. And studies have repeatedly shown that leftists are the least happy people in the country. Marx was no different. The Communist Manifesto talks about how the rise of cities "rescued a considerable part of the population from the idiocy of rural life."

Studies have repeatedly shown that leftists are the least happy people in the country.

Instead of admitting that they're pathological hypocrites, they tell us that we're dumb and tell us to educate ourselves. Okay, so we educate ourselves; we return with a coherent argument. Then they say, "Well, you can't actually understand what you just said unless you understand the work of this other obscure Marxist writer. So educate yourselves more."

It's basically the "No True Scotsman" fallacy, the idea that when you point out a flaw in someone's argument, they say, "Well, that's a bad example."

After a while, it becomes obvious that there is no final destination for their bread-crumb trail. Everything they say is based on something that somebody else said, which is based on something somebody else said.

Take critical race theory. We're sure you've noticed by now that it is not evidence-based — at all. It is not, as academics say, a quantitative method. It doesn't use objective facts and data to arrive at conclusions. Probably because most of those conclusions don't have any basis in reality.

Critical race theory is based on feelings. These feelings are based on theories that are also based on feelings.

We wanted to trace the history of critical race theory back to the point where its special brand of evil began. What allowed it to become the toxic, racist monster that it is today?

Later, we'll tell you about some of the snobs who created critical theory, which laid the groundwork for CRT. But if you follow the bread-crumb trail from their ideas, you wind up with Marxism.

For years, the staff has devoted a lot of time to researching Marxism. We have read a lot of Marx and Marxist writing. It's part of our promise to you to be as informed as possible, so that you know where to go for answers; so that you know what to say when your back is up against the wall. What happens when we take the bread-crumb trail back farther, past Marxism? What is it based on?

This is the point where Marxism became Marxism and not just extra-angry socialism.

It's actually based on the work of one of the most important philosophers in human history, a 19th-century German philosopher named Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel.

This is the point where Marxism became Marxism and not just extra-angry socialism. And, as you'll see in just a bit, if we look at Hegel's actual ideas, it's obvious that Marx completely misrepresented them in order to confirm his own fantasies.

So, in a way, that's where the bread-crumb trail ends: With Marx's misrepresentation of an incredibly important, incredibly useful philosophy, a philosophy that's actually pretty conservative.

This post is part of a series on critical race theory. Read the full series here.