Romney Wins in Michigan

Despite the mainstream media’s claim that Romney won BIG in Michigan, he didn’t. Many would actually consider this a big statement from Santorum. Michigan is Mitt Romney’s home state—a state where his dad was the governor—and he won by a really small margin. Compare Romney’s win in Michigan with Rick Santorum’s thirty point lead in Pennsylvania, or Romney’s other victory last night in Arizona.

While Glenn is still trying to figure out what happened in the Arizona election, Pat (a Mormon) jokingly blamed the Mormons.

“There’s a large Mormon population there,” Pat said “In Utah Romney will win there big. Arizona, obviously, Nevada…” he continued.

“Listen to me,” Glenn said to the radio audience, “This should go for the Catholics as well. Don’t vote for the guy who holds the card for your church.”

Glenn went on to say don’t even vote for someone just because they are a Republican or a Democrat—principals not party affiliation. Stu added that even if religion did play a role in the way people were voting it couldn’t play a big enough roll to sway the vote one way or the other. “Fourteen percent of the vote in the primary was Mormon. Even if 100% voted, Romney still would have won by 6,” Stu said.

While Glenn does believe that Romney will most likely end up being the GOP presidential nominee, and last night’s wins were a big boost for Romney, he thinks the mainstream media has completely spun the narrative (as usual) of the Michigan win.

“You know what kills me,” Glenn said, “isn’t the media playing this as Santorum is out? Aren’t they saying that? What should be said about Michigan—now a blowout in Arizona. But, in Michigan they’re actually coming to the table saying ‘yeah, he won, and Rick Santorum lost…’ It was his home state, and he almost lost it. Three points? That’s crazy! With all the amount of money, the amount of time that Romney has spent there and it’s his home state. His dad was the governor. There is no way he should have lost that, and he came within three points.”

Glenn added, “If it was anybody else it would be—if it was Barack Obama, they would have said he won. This is a win for Rick Santorum. You know what I mean? And I bet you if he would have won by three points they would have still said, yeah, well , he only won by three points.”

Pat pointed out that in Santorum is up by a significant amount in his home state. “In Pennsylvania he’s up by 30,” he said, “His [Romney’s] home state should have looked like Arizona.”

The problem is, despite coming so close in Michigan, Santorum did lose. In order to become the nominee he needs to gain some momentum.

“What Santorum needs to do is to have upsets,” Stu said. Adding, “Santorum needs to win these close races, and I don’t think he did anything wrong. A lot of the people are blaming a couple of the comments he said for the reason that he lost. I don’t think it’s a horrible disaster. It’s a slight missed opportunity. If you’re a Santorum guy this could have been an opportunity to change the dynamic of the race, and it ended up not happening.”

The Capitol riot was foolish and tragic, but Pelosi's Select Committee "investigation" on the January 6 "insurrection" has devolved into a show trial complete with bad tears and bad acting. But this is just a charade designed to distract us.

What's going on behind closed doors is truly nefarious. The Biden White House and the U.S. national security apparatus are seizing that event to redefine domestic terrorism and expand the powers of government to prevent it. There is an alarming blueprint for sweeping government action called the "National Strategy for Countering Domestic Terrorism," put together by the National Security Council.

On his Wednesday night special this week, Glenn Beck exposes the collusion between the Biden administration and Big Tech to surveil, root out, and silence America's deplorables – all in the name of national security.

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Terry Trobiani owns Gianelli's Drive Thru in Prairie Grove, Illinois, where he put up a row of American flags for the Fourth of July. But the city claimed he was displaying two of them improperly and issued him a $100 ticket for each flag.

Terry joined Glenn Beck on the radio program Tuesday to explain what he believes really happened. He told Glenn that, according to city ordinance, the American flag is considered "ornamental" and should therefore have been permitted on a federal holiday. But the city has now classified the flag as a "sign."

"Apparently, the village of Prairie Grove has classified the American flag as a sign and they've taken away the symbol of the American flag," Terry said. "So, as a sign, it falls under their temporary sign ordinance, which prohibits any flying, or any positioning of signs on your property — and now this includes the American flag. [...] The only way I could fly the American flag on my property is if I put it on a permanent 20 to 30-foot flagpole, which they have to permit."

Terry went on to explain how the city is now demanding an apology for his actions, and all after more than a year of small-business crushing COVID restrictions and government mandates.

"COVID was tough," Terry stated. "You know, we're in the restaurant business. COVID was tough on us. We succeeded. We made it through. We cut a lot of things, but we never cut an employee. We paid all our employees. I didn't take a paycheck for a year just to keep our employees on, because it was that important to me to keep things going. And, you know, you fight for a year, and you beat a pandemic, and then you have this little municipality with five trustees and a president, who just have no respect for small businesses. And right now, what I see is they have no respect for the republic and the United States ... I think it's terrible. The direction that government, at all levels, have taken us to this point, it's despicable."

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The Biden administration is now doing everything it can to censor what it has decided is COVID-19 "misinformation." But Glenn Beck isn't confident that the silencing of voices will stop there.

Yeonmi Park grew up in North Korea, where there is no freedom of speech, and she joined Glenn to warn that America must not let this freedom go.

"Whenever authoritarianism rises, the first thing they go after is freedom of speech," she said.

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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.