Claim: In '08 Obama offered Wright $150k to keep quiet

The Amateur, a new book that takes you inside the political inner workings of the Obama Administration and gives you an inside , makes some pretty interesting claims. Glenn notes that this author has had some previous issues with some claims he has made in the past.

“I don’t vouch for this book, but it’s got some pretty interesting things in it if it’s true,” he said.

“Yeah, things that wouldn't necessary less surprise you, would they, if they are true?” Pat added.

Glenn agreed, noting the claim the author makes about trouble between Oprah and the first lady wouldn’t surprise him. Some of the other claims, however, are a little more complicated.

“Would it surprise you that find out that they offered $150,000 to Jeremiah Wright to keep quiet until after the election?” Pat asked. “That wouldn't surprise me at all.”

Stu also said he wouldn’t be surprised if that were true, and noted that it would be a big story and seem to be one of the most credible in the book. “There’s a lot of stuff that’s really unable to be verified in there [the book] that has been reported,” Stu said. “That one, to me, seemed significant in that he recounts the actual word for word conversation he had with Jeremiah Wright, seemingly on record.”

Stu later added that if this claim is true, and Jeremiah Wright is willing to talk to some author about it, one would think that he would be willing to say it in public. “I mean, the guy doesn’t seem to necessarily care about making the president’s life difficult,” Stu said.

Glenn agreed, citing some of the outlandish things that Jeremiah Wright has said in regards to President Obama.

“The president would obviously deny this, no matter what,” Stu said, “but if Jeremiah Wright comes out and actually stands behind that claim, and says the president offered me $150,000, that’s a news story – that’s a pretty big story.”

This morning on radio went through how the conversation between Rev. Wright and a journalist went, according to the book.

“Who sent the e-mail?” I asked Wright.

Wright:  “It was from one of Barack's closest friends.”

“He offered you money?”

Wright:  “Not directly. He sent to offer to one of the members of the church to send it to me.”

“How much money did he offer you?”

Wright:  “$150,000”

Wright said he was also visited then by Senator Obama himself who wanted to meet in secret. One of the things Barack said was, “I really wish you wouldn't do any more public speaking until after the November election.”

He knew I had some speaking engagement lined up. He  said, “I wish you wouldn't speak. It's going to hurt the campaign if you do that.”

“And what did you say?”

Wright: “I said, ‘I don't see it that way. And, anyhow, how am I supposed to support my family?”

He said, “Well, I wish you wouldn't speak in public. The press is going to eat you alive.”

While he wasn’t sure about the $150k, Glenn didn’t find it difficult to believe that these conversations took place.

On Thursday's radio program, Grace Smith and her father, Andy, joined Glenn Beck on the phone and provided a first-hand account of Grace's refusal to wear a mask at school.

Smith, 16, began a maskless protest after her school district in Laramie, Wyoming, decided to implement a mask mandate. As a result, Grace received three suspensions, was issued two $500-citations, and was eventually arrested.

"How long were you in jail?" Glenn asked.

Grace said was taken to jail but was never booked nor was she was placed in a jail cell.

Glenn commended Grace's father, Andy, for raising such a "great citizen" and asked if it was Grace's idea to protest. Andy said it was Grace's idea, explaining that they took the position of arguing on the grounds of civil rights rather than the efficacy of wearing a mask.

Grace has since withdrawn from public school and started a home school program. She also told Glenn that she will continue to fight the school district, legally.

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It seems the Left wants a civil war and some on the Right want a national divorce. The country is split right now unlike anything Glenn Beck has ever witnessed. There are two sides: Those who want to fundamentally change this country and those who believe in KEEPING the experiment of liberty that the Founding Founders intended.

The ideological gap seems impossible to cross, but Glenn explains why he won't secede. David Reaboi, Claremont Institute senior fellow and author of "National Divorce Is Expensive, but It's Worth Every Penny," tells Glenn why a national breakup is not an impossibility just because it will be difficult.

What can we do to fight back … peacefully? How can the states that still believe in the Constitution create pockets of freedom in the shadow of tyranny? On his Wednesday night special this week, Glenn answers that and provides a road map to preserving what the Left is trying to destroy.

Finally, James Simpson, author of "Who Was Karl Marx? The Men, the Motives and the Menace Behind Today's Rampaging American Left," provides solutions on the issues the "red states" must unite around before Left and Right America officially call it quits.

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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.

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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?

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