Bad idea? First daughter heads to Mexico for Spring Break

News broke this morning on The Blaze that several news outlets had removed a story about Malia Obama heading to Mexico for Spring Break. This raised two important questions: 1) Why was the story being scrubbed and 2) Why was the eldest Obama daughter vacationing in an area that has been deemed unsafe by The State Department? Glenn reacted on radio today.

He started off the radio show wondering if such a scrubbing had happened before, and what exactly the cause was.

"Why are all these stories being taken down?  Is the story false?  Have they been removed for security reasons?  Or is somebody telling these people to remove stories?" Glenn wondered after reading the initial report.

They agreed that it must have been for security reasons, as well as a general policy of "Leave the kids alone" that exists with most first families and their young children.

Regardless of why the story was removed Glenn said that he hoped Malia was safely on her way home after the story was leaked to the press.

"I would hope that she's being pulled back," Glenn said. "The minute that story broke, she should have been back on a plane."

Later in the program, Glenn said that Politico had confirmed that the White House was behind the removal.  Kristina Schake, Communications Director to the First Lady, told Politico: "From the beginning of the administration, the White House has asked news outlets not to report on or photograph the Obama children when they are not with their parents and there is no vital news interest. We have reminded outlets of this request in order to protect the privacy and security of these girls."

Nevertheless, this scenario raised an interesting question: Why would the President allow his thirteen year old child to go to Mexico in the first place? After all, the same security concerns that led to the removal of these stories should be considered where to send a child for vacation.

As the radio crew pointed out, Mexico has long become increasingly dangerous over the past few years.

"The State Department said the rising number of kidnappings and disappearances throughout Mexico is a particular concern, both local and expatriate communities have been victimized.  In addition local police have been implicated in some of these incidents.  We strongly advise you to lower your profile and avoid displaying any evidence of wealth that might draw attention.

"Additionally, the warning that came out February 8th notes that the U.S. Government personnel and their families are prohibited from personal travel to all areas described as 'defer nonessential travel' and when travel for official purposes is essential, it is conducted with extensive security precautions.  It adds, however, the U.S. Government personnel and their families are allowed to travel for personal reasons to the areas where no advisory's in effect or where the advisory is to exercise caution," Glenn read on radio today.

Glenn added that nearby areas to Oaxaca, Mexico where Malia had travelled have been deemed dangerous.

"I know enough Secret Service agents, I cannot believe the Secret Service said, 'Oh, yeah, don't worry about it.  We got it.'  I can't believe that," Glenn said.

Glenn emphasized that this discussion had little to do with the First Family, and more to do with the judgment of President Obama. "This isn't about the children.  This is about the thinking of the President of the United States"

"It comes down to when you're talking about the safety of the children. You know, all the crap we talk about, I don't like the president's policies, but we're all there wanting these people to be safe," Stu added.

"The point being here, it's a dangerous area you don't want to send your children to and we get that information from the State Department.  Not from our own, making it up.  We see the numbers.  We have the reports from this administration.  It doesn't make any sense," said Stu.

Glenn added, "My children weren't with me in Jerusalem while we were doing the Restoring Courage.  There's nothing I wanted more than my children to be with me.  That was a historic event.  My wife wasn't with me, my children weren't with me.  Because it was too ‑‑ there were too ‑‑ the family became an asset, a target.  And so the family had to leave and go home and they had to be here in Texas.  They watched it.  My family gathered together, my kids gathered together and watched it on GBTV just like everybody else.  There are things that you do as a dad to make sure that you don't put your children in harm's way.  And I, you know, I'm not saying that the President or the First Lady wants their children to be hurt by any stretch of the imagination. That's ridiculous to think but it's just irresponsible.  I can't even understand it."

Former President Barack Obama sat down with CNN's Anderson Cooper recently for an interview scheduled to air in full on Friday. During the interview, Obama scoffed at the idea that critical race theory could be a "threat to our Republic," while claiming that "right-wing media venues" are "stoking the fear and resentment of a white population."

On the radio program Wednesday, Glenn Beck set the record straight: the right-wing media's efforts to call out the far-left have nothing to do with race in America, but rather everything to do with protecting our way of life that is being threatened more and more each day by the radical, Marxist ideology seeping into government.

"Mr. Obama, you lied," Glenn asserted. "You used the IRS to hunt down your enemy. You spied on the media. And your health care package, which was supposed to save every American $3,000 per year, has helped some, perhaps, while raising the cost of everyone's health care in double and triple percentages. But the worst thing that you did, is you planted, you watered, and you protected the Marxist seeds, by crying race."

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Our sacred republic has never been in more danger than it is today. Little by little, industry by industry, the far Left is fundamentally transforming the country we love. And it's an aggressive, hostile kind of takeover we've only seen in some of the world's darkest societies.

On Glenn TV this week, Glenn Beck exposes how the Biden administration and Democrats are aggressively scrambling to reset everything: our free and fair voting system, our kids' education, our policing, immigration and border security, our economy, our military, and our energy supply.

Finally, Congressman Dan Crenshaw (R-Texas) joins to discuss how Biden's "woke" policies are threatening America's national security and our way of life.

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Apparel company The North Face recently stated that it would no longer make jackets for oil and gas companies because it doesn't want to be associated with the fossil fuel industry. In response, Colorado-based oil and gas company Liberty Oilfield Services rented full billboard ads to remind The North Face of the truth: "Globally, 60% of all clothing fibers are made out of oil and gas. For North Face, it is likely 90% or more."

Liberty CEO Chris Wright joined Glenn Beck on the radio program Tuesday to discuss just how much of our economy — beyond outdoor apparel and energy — wouldn't exist in a world without fossil fuels. And he warns that many companies are now deeming this truth to be "controversial."

"I have been for years, trying to get a real, honest dialogue about energy going," Chris told Glenn. "So we took this opportunity to point out that North Face jackets are ... almost completely made out of oil and gas. How can you choose not to associate with the essential material your equipment [is] made out of? So we put a billboard up ... the billboard says, 'That North Face puffer looks good on you. And it was made from fossil fuels.'"

"Most billboard companies did not want to run that billboard. They thought it was controversial," he added. "And Facebook put a hold on our brief video just saying the jacket looks good, this is what it's made out of. In today's world, that is controversial."

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During a lecture at the Yale School of Medicine's Child Study Center, a New York City-based psychiatrist told students and faculty that she fantasizes about "unloading a revolver into the head of any white person that got in my way," among several other shockingly race-hating statements.

In April, Dr. Aruna Khilanani — a New York-based forensic psychiatrist and psychoanalyst — delivered the talk called "The Psychopathic Problem of the White Mind" virtually as part of the Yale School of Medicine's "Child Study Center Grand Rounds," a lecture program for "trainees in child psychiatry, psychology, and social work, faculty, clinicians, and scientists."

On the radio program Monday, Glenn Beck shared several quotes from an audio recording of the lecture provided by Bari Weiss, a former opinion writer and editor for the New York Times.

Here are a few of Khilanani's statements from the audio:

  • "This is the cost of talking to white people at all. The cost of your own life, as they suck you dry. There are no good apples out there. White people make my blood boil."
  • "I had fantasies of unloading a revolver into the head of any white person that got in my way, burying their body, and wiping my bloody hands as I walked away relatively guiltless with a bounce in my step. Like I did the world a f***ing favor."
  • "White people are out of their minds. And they have been for a long time."
  • "White people feel that we are bullying them when we bring up race. They feel that we should be thanking them for all that they have done for us. They are confused, and so are we. We keep forgetting that directly talking about race is a waste of our breath."
  • "We are asking a demented, violent predator who thinks that they are a saint or a superhero, to accept responsibility. It ain't gonna happen. They have five holes in their brain. It's like banging your head against a brick wall. It's just like sort of not a good idea."

"We must take a stand. We must speak out, because this is evil," Glenn said in response to Khilanani's shocking lecture. "I don't care who you voted for, you know this is evil."

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