Rep. West to O'Brien: "We need to stay a Constitutional Republic"

This morning on radio, Glenn played audio of “journalist” Soledad O’Brien was interviewing Florida Rep. Allen West. Instead of talking about things that really matter with the Congressman, like the failing economy, high gas prices, national security, or anything else the American people actually care about, Soledad first tried to make Ted Nugent the topic of conversation. After that failed, she moved on to some comments West made about members of the communist party last week.

Here is video clip of West’s comments:

“You said there were 78 to 80 members of the communist party. You mean like card carrying members of the communist party?” O’Brien asked the Congressman.

Rep. West immediately called Soledad out for not playing the full clip, and responded by saying, “I talked about the progressive congressional caucus. We've been back and forth about this, and I've had to give quite a few a people a tutorial about the political spectrum of ideologies, and there's a thin separation. At the turn of the century, here in the United States of America, American communist had to rename themselves progressives, but the strategy and the tactics and the ideology still remains the same.”

“He's exactly historically – 100% right. The communists remain, but what they did is split,” Glenn said.

Glenn went on to explain that the communists learned that they had to use progressive steps to eventually get where they want to go. That’s the idea behind the “progressive” movement. What progressives fail to do, Glenn pointed out, is ask one simple question: Progress to what? Whether it’s through socialism, progressivism, or revolution resulting in communism, the end result is the same – redistribution of wealth, the capping of salaries, income equality, land grabs so no one can have private property, etc…

Allen West continued his response to Soledad O’Brien saying, “For a caucus that actually wanted to have a constitutional amendment to redistribute wealth in the United States of America. I don't think that's in keeping with the principles and values of this country.”

O’Brien responded to West’s comments by disingenuously asking him to name the members of Congress he was referring to repeatedly. After telling her to just took look up the list of progressive caucus members, it turns out that O’Brien already had the list in her hand. Of course she immediately started naming the Congress members who could easily be made a controversial issue, like Keith Ellison, Raul Grijalva, and Maxine Waters.

“There is no difference anymore between the communist, and the Socialist, and the anarchist,” Glenn interjected. “There will be again. At this point they're all joined on one purpose, and destroy the western way of life. Destroy capitalism, ownership, income equality, spread the wealth around. That's their goal.”

“You can call it whatever you want,” West told Soledad during the interview as she continued to press him.

“I’m calling it this,” West clarified. “Communist, progressive, Marxist, statist, another term being used. I’m looking at things they believe in. If you don’t think we have to stand upon truth and be able to identify and clearly contrast the different principles and values and ideologies of governance here in this country, then we’re never going to get to the fact of accepting the true debate happening in America. We don’t need a bureaucratic nanny state. We need to stay a Constitutional Republic. I think a lot of people need to study that and understand what it is.”

“Forget about the labels,” Glenn said. “What is it they actually believe? What do their actions say? When you put that next to the Communist Manifesto and the U.S. Constitution, which one is it closest to? If it's closest to the Communist Manifesto, is that where you to go? Let's forget about the name and the title, is that what you want? Let's have that debate. That's the real debate that's going on, but nobody is talking about it. Yesterday we were talking about Ted Nugent, or we're talking about food deserts, or we're talking about the scandal with the Secret Service, or we're talking about how evil Romney is because he wants to take birth control pills off of the bathroom counter of every woman in America. We're talking about something ridiculous. We're not talking about which direction you want to go, because that's all this is – direction. Are you going to go towards Marxism or towards Madison – either one, you decide. That's what America is about currently. We're not having an honest debate. The reason we're not is because of people like Soledad O'Brien.”

Blaze TV hosts Glenn Beck , Chad Prather, and Steven Crowder weighed-in with similar but different thoughts on the fascism associated with canceling Dr. Seuss.

Glenn Beck can't help but wonder, "What is wrong with us?" in light of the Dr. Seuss books that have been cancelled due to "hurtful and wrong" illustrations — that takes America one step closer to complete insanity.

Chad Prather approached the issue from a comedic perspective, stating that "Dr. Seuss is dead and could not be reached for comment."

Steven Crowder explained that Dr. Seuss books were banned for being offensive and insensitive to some. So Steven decided to parody the six banned children's books with progressively titled and hilariously inappropriate versions.

Read the full story from TheBlaze News here.

'We DON'T destroy books'

"They are banning Dr. Seuss books. How much more do you need to see before all of America wakes up? ... This is fascism!" Glenn said. "We don't destroy books. What is wrong with us, America?" - Glenn Beck. Download the podcast here.

Chad Prather's comedic take on why Dr. Seuss got canceled

"Dr. Seuss is dead and could not be reached for comment'"- Chad Prather. Download the podcast here.

Dr. Seuss BANNING Bonanza! New Progressive Book Titles Revealed! 

In this 7+1 segment-- Crowder uncovers, new, unreleased Dr. Seuss titles that will be released in the near future (parody). Download the podcast here.

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"What's your climate credit score?" That's a question Americans may have to answer if the green global elites get their way.

While the media has distracted us with Orange Man Bad! and Russia, Russia, Russia!, the Left has been busy working on the fundamental transformation of America with a primary pressure point — YOUR money through YOUR bank. Democrats, forgetting the words of MLK, like to group people into categories. They judge you based on what skin color you have, your religion, occupation, your ideology, and now … your carbon footprint.

On his Wednesday night TV special this week, Glenn Beck exposes how they're now planning, not only to categorize you, but to give you a score. It'll determine everything for you: whether you can buy a home, get a new car, open a business … EVERYTHING. And if you don't bend the knee? You'll be blacklisted. But this isn't some far-off conspiracy theory. Multiple big U.S. banks are part of a private U.S. financial group enacting these policies now. It's here, and we're ALL at risk.

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Unlike the mainstream media, we at the "Glenn Beck Radio Program" decided to actually do the research and get to the bottom of CPAC's controversial stage design, which many on the Left have suggested was purposefully shaped like an obscure Nazi symbol. We got our answers straight from the source — and it's not what the media is suggesting.

American Conservative Union chairman Matt Schlapp joined Glenn on Wednesday to share the real story of the stage design, who designed it, and why he's taking legal options against those smearing the Conservative Political Action Conference's name seriously.

Matt told Glenn he'd never heard of the alleged Nazi insignia, noting that even a staff member who "studied anti-Semitism in college" did not recognize the obscure symbol. He went on to explain how the stage designing firm, Design Foundry, and Hyatt Hotels worked collaboratively with CPAC event organizers for months throughout the designing and construction of the stage. However, when pressured by the cancel culture mob on social media, both companies "ran for the tall grass."

"Both the Hyatt and [Design Foundry] looked to CPAC and said [they] had nothing to do with this stage. That's outrageous," Matt stated. "This whole process takes months ... everybody saw this. Everybody had to figure out how to construct this. Everybody had eyes on it from every angle. And nobody in that process ever raised their hand and said, 'Oh, you know, I took a European history class, and I noticed [that the stage design looked like a Nazi symbol.] Nobody."

Matt went on to add that, while CPAC expects attacks from the Left, they also have every intention of standing up for themselves, the conservative community, the Jewish community, and all the people who love America.

"We're fine with taking the hits. We always take the hits, it's part of being a prominent conservative group. We'll take the hits, but we won't let people lie," Matt said.

"I can't tell you how many people have called me during the course of this most tumultuous of years and said, at what point does the conservative community, do the 74 million Americans who voted for Donald Trump, do the people who love America, and think it's okay to read Dr. Seuss, and love Thomas Jefferson and Mount Rushmore, at what point do they start pushing back on the cancel culture? At what point do they say, this is a line you can't cross? I think we're at that line," he added.

"We called our conference, 'America Uncanceled.' The whole thing became about them canceling us. At what point do we not have the right to say,' you can't treat us this way'? You're disparaging us. You're destroying our reputation. You're destroying our ability to be respected members of our community. So, I'm taking your challenge of pursuing our legal options very seriously. And I think we have to go broader. We can't let these companies just follow the woke mob. We can't do it."

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CNN reporter Jim Acosta was confronted at CPAC by The Federalist reporter David Marcus with a valid question: "When are you guys going to start covering Cuomo?" His answer — or, really, lack of an answer — perfectly demonstrates why he was earlier surrounded by CPAC attendees chanting, "CNN sucks!"

On the "Glenn Beck Radio Program" Tuesday, Glenn and producer Stu Burguiere react to a video clip of the exchange with Acosta, as well as the mainstream media's double standards when it comes to Democratic New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo.

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