Glenn, David Barton weigh in on Tinkle-gate

While it's really difficult to feel badly for dead Taliban terrorists, what a small group of Marines did to a handful of dead Taliban and videotaped it is causing quite the controversy. What'd they do to infuriate terrorist sympathizing progressives everywhere? One word: tinklegate. Nevertheless, even Glenn felt that it was a poor course of action for the Marines, and he invited David Barton on to help him explain on radio this morning.

"I want to talk to you a little bit about the going‑on in Afghanistan with our military, and it's not going to be a popular stance and may not even be the right stance but it's my stance. I want to talk about the urination on dead bodies by our troops. Understand that when I get to my opinion, I speak as a guy who has not been in war and I understand war is hell, but I want to give you a little perspective and we're going to bring David Barton in as well who, you know, has sons who have been in the military and have served and I just want to talk to him about the historic perspective of the nation we should be, not the nation we are or not the nation that we ‑‑ that, you know, takes the easy way out. The compassionate nation and the nation that we should be," Glenn said.

"Here's what Allen West says: The Marines were wrong. Give them the maximum punishment under the field grade level Article XV nonjudicial punishment, place a general officer letter of reprimand in their personnel file, have them in full dress uniform stand before the battalion, each personally apologize to God, country and the corps, videotaped and concluded by singing the full U.S. Marine Corps hymn without a TelePrompTer. For everybody else, unless you've been shot by the Taliban, shut your mouth. War is hell," Glenn explained.

"The only thing I disagree with on this is the last line," he said.

"We have to start with, these guys were wrong. That doesn't mean that you don't understand what they've done, it doesn't mean that war isn't hell," Glenn said.

"I think degrading their bodies by peeing on them is despicable honestly. I understand the anger. I understand the frustration. I haven't had all of my buddies killed. If my buddies were being killed, I get it. It did happen in previous wars," he said.

Glenn cautioned, however, that "it's not a criminal thing and they should be disciplined because I believe our corps needs to be more disciplined than that."

"Last night I was just reading Ecclesiastes. Try this: There's no righteous man upon the Earth who does good and never sins," he said.

"In other words, in other words, if you're in the world and you are actively trying to change the world, you're going to make mistakes."

Glenn also invited David Barton on to explain how George Washington would have handled this type of situation. You can hear his explanation in the clip above.

This MUST be why Trump (allegedly) had NUCLEAR documents at Mar-a-Lago

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According to the Washington Post's "anonymous sources," the FBI was looking for documents related to nuclear weapons during its raid of Mar-a-Lago.

Who could have guessed what Donald Trump did with those documents (never mind that he allegedly had them for over a year before the FBI actually did anything)? And who knows why they were searching through Melania's drawers for such top-secret information? Also, isn't it interesting that even after both Attorney General Merrick Garland and Donald Trump asked for the search warrant to be unsealed, only this very unspecific and very damning bit of information was "leaked" to the Washington Post? And just a few months before the midterm elections?

Since the DOJ still hasn't told us much (what was leaked to the media), Glenn did his best to present a few "theories" of his own on "The Glenn Beck Program" Friday. Watch the video clip below to hear more from "The Glenn Beck Program." Can't watch? Download the podcast here.

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New details emerge about Trump raid — and 'it doesn't look good for the FBI'

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New, alleged details about the raid of former President Donald Trump's home at Mar-a-Lago hint that it's "not looking good for the FBI," said BlazeTV host Glenn Beck on the radio program Thursday.

Trump has faced attacks from every direction, but despite all of it, he has "not been found guilty or had any kind of real, solid evidence against him," Glenn pointed out.

Glenn detailed a long list of investigations, accusations, and lawsuits against Trump, and the latest puzzling revelations about the FBI's raid of Mar-a-Lago, which only seem to raise even more questions. For example, did agents truly refuse to give Trump's lawyer a copy of the warrant upon arriving at the home? Because sources have alleged that his attorney was kept "10 feet away from the warrant" and was not allowed to actually read it. If that's true, then it was absolutely against the law.

Then there was the inordinate amount of time spent going through Melania Trump's closet. And did they have the proper authority to break into Trump's safe?

"That warrant had better damn well say that they can break into that safe because the law is, you can't go into somebody's house and ... just tear it all apart," Glenn said. "You have to have a pretty good idea of where things might be located, and you ask for permission for those areas. And you have to know exactly what you're looking for, and if it's in a safe, you need to specifically say, 'it's in a safe and we're having a safe cracker come in.' If they didn't say in the warrant that they could crack his safe, it's the fruit of the poisoned tree. By the way, there was nothing in the safe."

Glenn also explained that the FBI broke into a specific "safe room" that contained national archives, which Trump was allegedly told by investigators to keep in a locked room.

"[Trump] made a safe room, and put two locks on it, at their request. And that's what they broke into," Glenn said. "This doesn't look good for the FBI," he added.

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There’s an economic axis of evil taking shape right now, and the people in charge of our government are too stupid to acknowledge and deal with what’s happening. The U.S. dollar and the entire financial system are at stake, and, as Glenn Beck reveals on "Glenn TV" Wednesday, our enemies’ PUBLISHED plans to take the entire thing down.

While all of this is happening, our own leaders are making everything worse. We’ve got Nancy Pelosi risking an international incident, accelerating China’s plans to collapse us. And when Biden SHOULD be focusing on the security of our country, he’s instead preoccupied with controlling the weather with his Inflation "Reduction" Act.

Glenn exposes the TRUE numbers on what that bill will do to your family’s budget. Add to that, they’re more than doubling the IRS to make sure you feel the pain. And if you think they won’t come for you, look at what they just did to the former president of the United States. The DOJ and FBI just went after the political opponent of their boss, Joe Biden.

This is what they are focused on, and the threat to the dollar — and the entire financial system — isn’t even on their radar. Pain is coming for us, and they don’t care one bit.

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Speaking before signing the “PACT Act of 2022” on Wednesday morning, President Joe Biden claimed that his wonderful economic plan "is working" and that somehow July’s annual inflation rate of 8.5% was actually “zero.”

“I just want to say a number: zero. Today we received news that our economy had 0% inflation in the month of July,” Biden said during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House.

White House press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre dutifully echoed the president's not-at-all misleading claim:

The truth of the matter is that last month's inflation rate of 8.5% was a (small) step in the right direction, but only because it was lower than June's 41-year high of 9.1% — and the thing is, anyone who's graduated kindergarten knows it.

So, who do White House personnel think they're fooling? On the radio program Wednesday, Glenn Beck and producer Stu Burguiere broke down how the Biden administration came to this latest disingenuous conclusion about the economy, what the latest consumer price index actually shows, and why the inevitable Biden brag-fest will be unbearable.

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