Obama Math: Spend $3,000, Save $8,000

Senator Mike Lee recently confronted President Obama's Secretary of Energy Steven Chu about his former statements on his belief that America's gas prices need to be closer to prices in Europe. He made this statement back when gas prices in Europe were around $8 per gallon--ours currently appear to be moving towards $6 per gallon in some parts of the country.

After hearing the audio of Senator Lee's epic confrontation with Steven Chu, Glenn made the point that Senator Mike Lee was able to expose Steven Chu with the truth, "but no one will confront President Obama with the truth."

This morning on radio Glenn played audio of part of a speech President Obama gave on his energy policy, gas prices, and fuel efficiency standards on automotive manufacturers.

Here is what the President had to say:

“Because of these new standards for cars, and trucks they're going to go further and use less fuel every year, and that means pretty soon you'll be able to fill up your car every two weeks instead of every week, and over time that saves you or a typical family, about $8,000 a year.”

Really Mr. President? If the average family fills their car up every two weeks, instead of every week, they'll save $8,000 a year? Not so much--as Glenn pointed out, the average family doesn’t spend $16,000 a year on gasoline, which is how much they would have to spend for President Obama's claim to be anywhere close to accurate.

Stu points out that the average family spends around $3,000 a year,“so if their average spending $3,000 I'm not sure how they would save $8,000. Pay us $5,000 to fill our tanks?"

“But no one will question this President,” Glenn said, “No one will run with that story.”

Glenn went on to describe that no one will call the President out on the statements he makes when he is on the campaign trail, or even question how an average family could possibly be saving $8,000 a year on gasoline.

Stu also described how enthusiastically the crowd was reacting to these statements by the President. The crowd was cheering on the fact that they will be saving $8,000 a year on gas, when that’s most likely not anywhere close to what they’re spending, if they fall into the category of “an average family.”

“The crowd is not being critical at all,” Stu said. “Think about what their saying. $8,000 would be $700 a month on gas.  It’s so ridiculous.  What are they saying? They’re filling their tank up twenty times a month?”

Glenn, Pat and Stu all commented on how unbelievably silent the press has been on these comments.

“If this was Romney or Santorum on the campaign trail saying that, they would be obliterated by the press,” Pat said.

Glenn added on to that point, describing how they would mock any GOP candidate or elected leader who said something like that, and how it would be a top story throughout the mainstream media.

An Afghan interpreter who helped save then-Sen. Joe Biden's life in 2008 was among those stranded in Afghanistan after Biden's troop withdrawal. He has now escaped the country with his family, but not with President Biden's help.

Thanks to private organizations, including The Nazarene Fund, the interpreter and his family have now been rescued.

Watch the video clip below to hear Glenn Beck share the details:

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A shocking new report by The Daily Wire reveals that the furious father whose arrest at a school board meeting likely sparked the call for the FBI to investigate anti-CRT parents like domestic terrorists was furious for good reasons: The Loudoun County School Board allegedly tried to cover up his daughter's rape.

Rep. Chris Stewart (R-Utah) joined Glenn Beck on the radio program Tuesday to discuss the incident and explain why he joined 60 lawmakers in a letter to Attorney General Merrick Garland demanding answers for why the FBI is targeting parents.

"We want to know ... what kind of coordination took place between the White House, activist groups and teachers unions, and the Department of Justice," Stewart told Glenn. "Because we have evidence that there was [coordination] and, in fact, that the White House are the ones who initiated this. They asked for these activist groups to write this inflammatory letter to the Department of Justice saying they were 'intimidated' and that they 'felt threatened', giving the Department of Justice Attorney General Garland, the excuse to say, 'Okay, well, we have to respond'."

Stewart went on to say he believes the federal government would only involve the FBI in such an issue if its purpose is to silence and intimidate parents concerned about the "poison" being taught to their kids in school. So, what can he and the other representatives who disagree with the Biden administration's overreach of power do to stop it?

Watch the video clip below to hear Stewart explain:

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Taiwan's Foreign Minister Joseph Wu is now warning that his nation is preparing for war with China after Beijing flew a record number of warplanes over Taiwanese territory. Wu reached out to another country for help, but it wasn't the United States.

In a video, Wu urged Australia to help prepare for a possible invasion, but gave the U.S. no mention.

"The defense of Taiwan is in our own hands, and we are absolutely committed to that. And if China is going to launch a war against Taiwan, we will fight until the end. And that is our commitment. And, of course, during this period of time, we would like to exchange with other countries for security cooperation," Wu said on ABC News In-depth's China Tonight program. "We would like to engage in security or intelligence exchanges with other like-minded partners, Australia included, so that Taiwan is better prepared to deal with the war situation. And so far, our relations with Australia is very good. And that is what we appreciate it for."

On "The Glenn Beck Program," Glenn, Pat Gray, and Stu Burguiere discussed whether or not America would do anything during such a conflict — because it sure seems like President Joe Biden is more focused on working with China to fight climate change. Plus, why did China just cut off all cryptocurrency?

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On "Glenn TV" tonight, Glenn Beck heads to the chalkboard to reveal how the fundamental transformation of America has already begun by turning the Declaration of Independence upside down.

If Donald Trump was a dictator, then what do we call President Biden? In Biden's first nine months in office, he has already issued 64 executive orders – that's more than Trump, Obama, W. Bush, Clinton, Bush, and Reagan each issued in their entire first years in office.

You never hear the Left talk about the Declaration of Independence, the Constitution, or the Bill of Rights any more, unless it's to "reimagine" the Constitution or slap a "harmful content" warning on our founding documents. Seriously. The National Archives said while its website label wasn't targeting the Constitution specifically, "some of the materials presented here may reflect outdated, biased, offensive, and possibly violent views and opinions." The Left finds basic, guaranteed rights so offensive they now spend all of their time on workarounds to deal with America's annoying founding documents.

Watch the full episode of "Glenn TV" below to see Glenn outline the aggressive unconstitutional abuses "King Biden" is jamming down our throats and teaches Americans how we can defend against presidential tyranny.

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