Really? Michelle Obama: We need to build more sidewalks

On radio this morning, Glenn, Pat, and Stu had a field day picking apart Michelle Obama’s recent Good Morning America interview. The First Lady visited the program to promote her new cookbook, but could not refrain from imparting her wisdom. Mrs. Obama came out in support of New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg’s proposed soda ban.

It should come as no surprise that the First Lady – who has made federal overreach and the enforcement nanny-state policies her mission – supports the Mayor’s inane proposition. But the way Mrs. Obama justified her support of the ban is a little suspect.

Glenn played a portion of the interview this morning:

MICHELLE OBAMA: You know, mayors, local communities should make the decisions that they think are best for their community because there's no one size fits all. What works in New York may not work in another city and vice versa. You know, their approach is not something that's going to happen that we're going to, you know, be pushing at a federal level but, you know, we applaud anyone who's stepping up to think about what changes work in their communities…

Let’s get this straight, the First Lady is suddenly pro-states’ rights? Never mind the fact that the signature policy of her husband’s first term is a bill that nationalizes our health care system. And we should just overlook the fact that the First Lady has infiltrated our schools at the national level, banning French fries, bake sales, and whatever else she deems ‘unhealthy.’

“Wait a minute. Hang on just a second,” Glenn said. “I'm just trying to get my arms around this one. So the woman who is for universal healthcare says that everyone should have local control?”

“Because what works for New York may not work elsewhere,” he continued. “Now, the sodas, the sodas get very complex. That's very – we’ve got to leave that in local control because that gets so unbelievably complex. Healthcare, heart surgery, brain surgery, we got that. Hey, can we do that? That's just a blanket, that's a blanket policy. Everybody gets the same. Oh, okay.”

The interview continues with Mrs. Obama praising the communities that are making the truly tough decisions… on where to build sidewalks. After all, we all know putting some concrete on either side of the road requires serious planning.

MICHELLE OBAMA: New York is one example but there are many communities that are doing, you know, things like figuring out how to build more sidewalks so that, you know, people can actually ride their bikes, you know, how to take public space and turn it into play spaces. Many ways that leaders can get involved, one of the efforts that we have through Let's Move is Let's Move Cities and Towns...

“Hang on just a second. Whew, I have been – I have been struggling with how to build more sidewalks,” Glenn joked. “Do you put it next to the street? Do you put it in the middle of the street? Do you put it in the houses? Where do you put the sidewalks?”

“Dallas hasn't figured it out yet,” Pat said sarcastically. “There's not a single sidewalk in the Dallas metroplex. Not one in the DFW area.”

“I heard Miami tried to pour cement in the middle of the ocean, but it sinks apparently when you do that,” Stu added.

While Michelle Obama’s utopian dream of joyously fit children riding bikes on lump free sidewalks while not drinking soda might sound good in theory, she might want to check back with Mayor Bloomberg on that one – riding bikes on the sidewalk is illegal in New York City. Oh well.

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?

Watch the video clip below to catch the conversation:

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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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On the "Glenn Beck Radio Program," Glenn explained why he wouldn't be surprised to see our supply chain collapse and empty shelves in America in the near future. Shortages are already wrecking our economy, China (where many of our goods are still made) is facing an energy shortage, and the Biden administration sure seems to be doing everything it can to make things worse.

Glenn noted a serious warning from American CEO Mike Beckham: "There's a major storm brewing in the supply chain," Beckham wrote on Twitter.

Thanks to China's centrally planned system, electricity shortages are causing huge delays in product manufacturing. In fact, some items are facing a 33 percent cut in production. "It could dramatically impact every [American's] life next year. But almost no one knows about it yet," Beckham warned.

Glenn went on to explain exactly what this means for you — and what you can do to prepare.

Watch the video clip below to hear Glenn break it down:


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