The Most Audacious Statement in 500 Years

Vice President Joe Biden recently made the most audacious statement most Americans have heard in 500 years by claiming that the Obama Administration's plan to kill Osama bin Laden was the most audacious decision in the past half a millenium.

Given everything that has happened in the last 500 years, (you know, like the founding of the United States of America), it’s a bit of an understatement to say that Glenn, Pat, and Stu slightly disagreed with the Vice President on his claim.

“It blows away the Normandy invasion,” Pat joked. “It blows away at Inchon when we stopped the Korean War the Korean invasion. Crossing the Delaware was nothing”

The mocking continued as they began listing some of the historic moments that have occurred in the last 500 year: NASA landing on the moon, Ponce D ’Leon discovering the Turks and Caicos Islands, D Day, and countless others.

“Think about what he’s saying here,” Stu said. “The most audacious plan in 500 years was the flip of a coin to kill Osama bin Laden.”

The flip of a coin is how sources that were with the President that night reported the decision was made. “It seems like the easiest decision of all time,” Stu added.

Glenn and Pat brought up the Battle of Normandy, and the countless lives that were lost there.

“Six thousand in a day or something? It was unbelievable slaughter,” Pat said.

Glenn added to Pat’s statement by pointing out that the soldiers all knew that they were probably not going to make it, but they kept going onto the beach, “wave after wave.”

Stu was sure to note that the work the Navy SEALS did killing bin Laden was incredible, but “to decide to send them there was an easy decision.”

Since 9/11 the plan of the United States Military has been to kill Osama bin Laden. “We made that decision ten years ago,” Pat said, adding, “That is the one thing he (Obama) inherited.”

It’s hard to imagine an easier decision for any President would have to make on a matter of national security, than one that was made for him ten years prior to being elected. Glenn pointed out that the destruction that President Obama has done to our economy and our debt in four years is a far more audacious plan, that the one Biden is telling Obama supporters.

“And completely reorganizing the perception of the capitalism, which has been the most successful economic system in the history of the world, and making it sound like it’s been a total abject failure. That’s pretty audacious.” Pat added

Glenn one-upped the Vice President's ridiculous statement with one more example, but this time by pointing out something that they are actually responsible for; “Having J.P. Morgan Chase close down the Vatican’s bank account—that’s audacious.”

 

Earlier this year, Coca-Cola became the poster child for how a corporation could shove leftist ideologies onto its consumers. The company suspended advertising on Facebook in a push to censor former President Donald Trump, published a manifesto about racial equity, and demanded all legal teams working for Coke meet certain diversity quotas.

But now, after Trump, Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Tx.), Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.), and many other conservative voices called for a boycott of the company's products, Coca-Cola appears to be shifting directions.

The Washington Examiner reported that the company issued a conciliatory statement after conspicuously failing to appear on a published list of hundreds of corporations and individuals that signed a statement denouncing the Georgia voting bill.

"We believe the best way to make progress now is for everyone to come together and listen respectfully, share concerns, and collaborate on a path forward. We remained open and productive conversations with advocacy groups and lawmakers who may have differing views," the company said. "It's time to find common ground. In the end, we all want the same thing – free and fair elections, the cornerstone of our democracy."

Then last week, Coca-Cola Co.'s new general counsel, Monica Howard Douglas, told members of the company's global legal team that the diversity initiative announced by her predecessor, Bradley Gayton, is "taking a pause for now." Gayton resigned unexpectedly from the position on April 21, after only eight months on the job, to serve as a strategic consultant to Chairman and CEO James Quincey.

"Why is Coca-Cola 'taking a pause' on all of these? Because you have been standing up," Glenn Beck said on the radio program Monday. "You and others have been standing up. Your voice, it's the power of one. Your voice makes a difference."

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This week on "The Glenn Beck Podcast," civil rights activist and Woodson Center founder Bob Woodson joined Glenn to call out the leftists in the "race grievance industry," like the Rev. Al Sharpton and Black Lives Matter, Inc., who, he says, are "profiting off the misery of their people."

Woodson lived through the appalling segregation laws of the last century and has a much different message about what it means to be "oppressed" than the so-called "anti-racist" activists today.

Woodson said he believes the real struggle for impoverished minority communities "is not racial." He argued that leftists "at the top" derive "moral authority" by claiming to represent "so called marginalized groups," while they prosper at the expense of those "at the bottom."

"There's nothing worse than self-flagellating guilty white people and rich, angry black people who profit off the misery of their people," Woodson said.

"I call what Sharpton and some of those are doing is worse than bigotry. It's treason. It's moral treason against their own people," he added. "The only time you hear from them is when a white police officer kills a black person, which happens maybe 20 or 21 times a year, but 6,000 blacks are killed each year by other blacks. So, in other words, their message is black lives only matter when taken by someone white, which means you are betraying the black community when you turn your back on 20 children that are slaughtered and you don't march in that community and demand that those killers be turned over to the police."

'The problem is not racial," Woodson asserted. "The problem is the challenge of upward mobility. Any time you generalize about a group of people, blacks, whites, Native American, and then you try to apply remedies, it always benefits those at the top at the expense of those at the bottom. ... It's a bait and switch game where you're using the demographics of the worst of these, to get resources that helps the best of these, or those who are prospering at the top. So, if I was the president, I would say an end to the race grievance business, that America should concentrate on the moral and spiritual free fall that is consuming people at the bottom."

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Following President Joe Biden's first joint address to Congress, Glenn Beck joined fellow BlazeTV host and author of the new book, "American Marxism," Mark Levin to expose what they called the "Liar-In-Chief's" radical plans for our country and to explain why the far Left's proposals and programs are really a "frontal attack" on our Constitution, our country, and our way of life.

"Substantively, this is a frontal attack on our Constitutional system of limited government. It is a frontal attack on our capitalist system. He's basically throwing out all the bromides for the radical left groups that now form the base of the modern Democrat Party. And I make the case that ... this is Marxist bullcrap in its broadest sense," Levin stated.

"Here we are, a country now where one man can get up in the middle of the night and make a list of everything he wants to do to the country," he added, speaking figuratively. "It's like an unreality where we're living in separate worlds ... the whole thing is a fraud."

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After months of delays and COVID-19 excuses, President Biden finally delivers his address to the joint session of Congress. It is a truly historic moment, as only a few hundred members of Congress received an invite. While some have compared this speech to JFK's moon landing challenge, it will likely be more like FDR's New Deal nightmare. Will Speaker Pelosi continue her tradition of ripping up the president's speech? Will VP Harris cackle to a quiet audience?

Glenn Beck teams up with fellow BlazeTV host Mark Levin, author of the new book "American Marxism," to take on the progressive plans that could completely transform our economy and our way of life. Steve Deace, BlazeTV host and author of "Faucian Bargain," joins to discuss why it's not enough for conservatives to just lament the dangerous Democrat agenda; we must activate against the woke infection of our institutions. Plus, a power panel to rival CNN talking heads: Stu Burguiere, BlazeTV host of "Stu Does America," and Jason Buttrill, head researcher and writer for Glenn Beck.

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