Bachmann calls Gingrich a "frugal socialist", responds to accusations of homophobia

Is Newt Gingrich a “frugal socialist”? That’s what Congresswoman Michele Bachmann called him during her appearance on the Glenn’s radio program today.

In response to Newt’s comments about his support of the Medicare prescription drug program, Bachmann said, “Well, my response is it doesn't help to have a frugal socialist. That's really what we're talking about is managing socialism and trying to be a frugal socialist.”

“Because you're looking at proposals and programs that are in effect redistribution of wealth and socialism based. And are we going to have real change in the country or are we going to have frugal socialists,” she added.

What would Bachmann do?

“What I would do is have free markets and healthcare. The problem has been the federal government intervening in the free market system in healthcare and that has driven the cost up everywhere. And so what we need to do is go back to allowing people to buy any health insurance policy they want anywhere in the United States with no federal minimum mandate requirements,” she said.

“Across state lines and then pay for their policies with their own tax free money, their copays, their deductibles, anything that's related and then have true medical malpractice reform. Because the real problem in healthcare is cost. And it's the federal government that's driving up the cost.”

Bachmann also addressed some accusations that have been hurled her way, including that she is homophobic. Recently, a young child whose mother is a lesbian confronted her on accusations that she and her husband think homosexuals need “fixing”.

“Well, of course not. You know, I believe that we love all people, and I do. I love everyone. I don't necessarily agree with them but I love them, I'm kind to them, I'm gracious to them because the golden rule is treat others as you want to be treated,” she said.

“I think it's shameless to use a little boy and to put that little boy forward to advance an agenda issue.

“I believe that marriage should be between one man and one woman,” she added.

Glenn wanted to know why she was so firm on her stance on this.

“Why? Well, because number one, it's foundational in the scriptures and in the scriptures of, you know, Christian and Judeo. And if you go through the major religions of the world and really through 5,000 years of recorded human history, you can't find a tribe or a nation or a people group where marriage has been anything other than between men and women. Now, some of have had more than one man or more than one woman, but it's always been between man and woman,” she said.

“I believe it's morally right,” she said.

Bachmann also said she does not support civil unions because “they are the equivalency of marriage.” When situations arrive regarding hospital visitations or money, she felt those were “contract situations”.

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Republican Rep. Dan Crenshaw of Texas joined Glenn Beck on the radio program Thursday to discuss the Left's current efforts to rid the U.S. military of "extremism," Democrats' push to separate President Joe Biden from the nuclear codes, and how conservatives can use government to battle the far-left, their policies, and their efforts to control Americans.

Crenshaw called the military's efforts to rid their ranks of extremism, "so obviously and clearly politically motivated," as the entire premise is based on reports that some active service members and veterans participated in the Jan. 6 storming of the U.S. Capitol.

"Mathematically, that's not a good indication of where active duty military stand or where veterans stand more broadly," Crenshaw said of the generalization that military personnel are extremists. "And I thought we were against that kind of profiling. Right? I thought that was against the liberal values that supposedly the Left stands for."

"But, Glenn, you know very well the Left is not liberal," he added. "The Left is very anti-liberal. And I think as conservatives, we have to say that more often. They have become genuinely authoritarian. Progressivism is not in sync with liberalism. All right? There's a big difference between an Alan Dershowitz liberal and a Democrat Party progressive. They're totally different."

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Glenn Beck: THIS is why Biden nominated Merrick Garland as attorney general

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Many will remember President Biden's attorney general nominee Merrick Garland as the man Republicans refused to hold a Supreme Court confirmation hearing for back in 2016. So, was Garland's AG nomination just meant to be a slap in the face to Republicans? Glenn Beck thinks there's a lot more to it.

Given how focused Democrats are on rooting out vaguely defined "right-wing extremism," Garland's work in supervising the prosecution of the 1995 Oklahoma City bombing suspects gives us a hint, Glenn suggested on radio this week. He said he's "all for" stopping dangerous extremists, but couldn't help noticing how Garland isn't talking about any of the destruction that happened over the summer.

"I am all for justice. I am all for making sure we catch the bad guys, as long as the bad guys are not defined to be on only one side," Glenn said. "Merrick Garland said [Monday] that there was no comparison between what happened on January 6th and what happened over the summer. That is because the Washington elites see themselves as better than somebody who owns a taco stand. I don't. The Constitution doesn't. They are the same crime."

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"All rich countries should move to 100% synthetic beef. You can get used to the taste difference," said holy anointed billionaire Bill Gates. Green activism has been around for decades. But what used to be wacky has now worked its way into the world's power structure. You must believe the science. You cannot question the science.

The Texas power failure provided America with a disturbing and deadly preview of the Great Reset. But Bill Gates, AOC, and other Democrats say this only proves we need to enforce MORE green policies.

On his Wednesday night special this week, Glenn Beck reveals how deep the Great Reset tentacles reach into government and business to strangle freedom and their efforts to control every aspect of your private life.

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Why are we letting criminals out of prison while putting pastors in? Pastor James Coates of Canada's GraceLife Church was recently fined, arrested, and put in maximum security prison for violating lockdown rules.

Rebel News founder Ezra Levant joined Glenn Beck on "Glenn TV" to discuss the story. Ezra said he's noticed a trend of government officials "picking on" Christians as "lockdownism" becomes almost a new kind of religion, and warned this might be just the start of more persecution to come.

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