Ron Paul over Newt Gingrich?

As long as progressive Newt Gingrich is atop the GOP ticket the possibility of a third party run seems likely. On radio today Glenn guaranteed a third run would happen in that scenario and predicted it would likely be Ron Paul. If that were the case - who would you vote for? Ron Paul or Newt Gingrich?

Glenn invited several callers onto the program today to debate his comments regarding Ron Paul and Newt Gingrich. During a call yesterday, Glenn said:

It is really down ‑‑ for me if I had to vote, it would be a tough choice between Michele Bachmann and Rick Santorum. The ‑‑ it goes to Rick Santorum. However, I just said last week, I have a gun to my head, I'll vote for Mitt Romney and if it's Newt Gingrich and there's a third party and it's Ron Paul and I don't agree with his Middle Eastern policy at all, I might consider Ron Paul as a third party. So there's where I stand. Pretty much all of them have been reasonable. The two big progressives are Romney, his progressivism has led right to state stuff. He claims that he wouldn't do it nationally but Newt Gingrich will. He said ‑‑ he's admitted it. He said it. He's championed progressive ideas on the national level.

Now, of course this was taken as Glenn is voting for Ron Paul or he would absolutely  vote for Ron Paul third party before a GOP ticket with Gingrich in the top spot. Note that he clearly said he would only "consider" the option.

Nevertheless, many listeners were upset with Glenn, claiming that he was guaranteeing an Obama victory in 2012 or putting Israel at risk.

"I disagree vehemently with Ron Paul's foreign policy. I think his foreign policy is a danger to the country, a danger to Israel. I absolutely agree with that. But I agree with Ron Paul economically," Glenn said.

Glenn also cited Paul's adherence to the Constitution and small government. "Newt Gingrich is a progressive.I don't think there's anything I'm more against than progressives," Glenn added.

Glenn warned that the country was headed for dark times and the during those times the country can be changed and reshaped. He said you do not want a progressive in office in that kind of event - regardless of whether it is Obama or Newt.

As for Paul's non-interventionist foreign policy, Glenn said that people who want to help countries like Israel can continue to do so as individuals. He stressed "we are not our government."

Glenn said that were Newt to win the nomination and Paul ran as a third party candidate, he would have to pray very hard on what he would do.

On the radio program Monday, Glenn Beck, Pat Gray, and Stu Burguiere reacted to a recent Washington Post op-ed in which the author, Ron Charles, suggests that "as Confederate statues finally tumble across America, [and] television networks are marching through their catalogues looking to take down racially offensive content," perhaps the next items that should be up on the cancel-culture chopping block are "problematic books."

"Monuments celebrating racist traitors, which were erected to fabricate history and terrify black Americans, are not works of art that deserve our respect or preservation. Similarly, scenes of modern-day white comedians reenacting minstrel-show caricatures are not ironical interrogations of racism that we have to stomach any longer. But complex works of literature are large, they contain multitudes," Charles wrote.

He goes on to argue that "calibrating our Racism Detector to spot only a few obvious sins" is but an insidious source of self-satisfaction when compared to the process of critical debate on the values and intentions of history's literary legends.

"If cancel culture has a weakness, it's that it risks short-circuiting the process of critical engagement that leads to our enlightenment," Charles wrote. "Scanning videos for blackface or searching text files for the n-word is so much easier than contending with, say, the systemic tokenism of TV rom-coms or the unbearable whiteness of Jane Austen."

Could cancel culture really spiral all the way down to book burning? In the clip below, Glenn, Pat, and Stu agreed that this radical progressive movement is really about erasing America's history and overturning the foundation of our country. The fundamental transformation of America is happening now.

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It's been a tough year, America. Our news media is inundating us with images of destruction, violence, and division in attempts not only to desecrate our nation, but to make us turn our backs on it. That's why now, more than ever, we need to take an up-close look at America's history to remember what it is we're fighting for and how to fight for it with practical action.

Join Glenn Beck, broadcasting from Standing Rock Ranch, as he takes us to Plymouth, Gettysburg, and Federal Hall on an important journey through America's remarkable history to inspire a brighter future. Glenn asks the hard questions of every American. Is this system worth saving? Is there a better way? Where do we go from here, and how do we answer those questions?

Featuring performances from the Millennial Choirs and Orchestras, David Osmond, a very special children's choir, and guests Bob Woodson, Tim Ballard, David Barton, Burgess Owens, Kathy Barnette, Anna Paulina Luna, and Tim Barton.

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"Restoring Hope" has been a labor of love for Glenn and his team and tonight is the night! "Restoring the Covenant" was supposed to take place in Boston, New York, Philadelphia, Gettysburg and Washington D.C. but thanks to COVID-19, that plan had to be scrapped. "Restoring Hope" is what was left after having to scrap nearly two years of planning. The Herald Journal in Idaho detailed what the event was supposed to be and what it turned into. Check out the article below to get all the details.

Glenn Beck discusses patriotic, religious program filmed at Idaho ranch

On July 2, commentator Glenn Beck and his partners will issue a challenge from Beck's corner of Franklin County to anyone who will listen: "Learn the truth, commit to the truth, then act on the truth."

Over the last few weeks, he has brought about 1,000 people to his ranch to record different portions of the program that accompanies the challenge. On June 19, about 400 members of the Millennial Choir and Orchestra met at West Side High School before boarding WSSD buses to travel to a still spring-green section of Beck's ranch to record their portion of the program.

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The current riots and movement to erase America's history are exactly in line with the New York Times' "1619 Project," which argues that America was rotten at its beginning, and that slavery and systemic racism are the roots of everything from capitalism to our lack of universal health care.

On this week's Wednesday night special, Glenn Beck exposed the true intent of the "1619 Project" and its creator, who justifies remaking America into a Marxist society. This clever lie is disguised as history, and it has already infiltrated our schools.

"The '1619 Project' desperately wants to pass itself off as legitimate history, but it totally kneecaps itself by ignoring so much of the American story. There's no mention of any black Americans who succeeded in spite of slavery, due to the free market capitalist system. In the 1619 Project's effort to take down America, black success stories are not allowed. Because they don't fit with the narrative. The role of white Americans in abolishing slavery doesn't fit the narrative either," Glenn said.

"The agenda is not ultimately about history," he added. "It's just yet another vehicle in the fleet now driven by elites in America toward socialism."

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