Decision 2012: Former Member of 'The Choom Gang' vs. Alleged Hair Cutter

This morning on radio Glenn took an in-depth look at the main attacks the Obama campaign has used so far against Mitt Romney. It’s a pretty sad lineup of negatives - either false or not even bad in the first place. The problem with negative personal politics is it doesn’t work against a truly decent human being.

“Look at the sheer desperation of Obama and the Democrats. They have been reduced to just doing nothing but repeating lies over and over and over again,” Glenn said this morning.

Whether or not you agree with Mitt Romney’s policies, there is one thing all honest Americans must admit: his record shows him to be a man of good character. Unlike the actions of the current White House resident, Romney’s past actions and policies match his words. He isn’t saying one thing, and secretly (or seemingly secretly in Obama’s case) sending messages to Vladimir Putin, Glenn pointed out.

“So, let's see here. In his late teens Mitt Romney gave a kid a haircut against his will which they now say didn't happen, while Barack Obama was being mentored by a heart core, American hating communist and smoking dope, doing drugs to the extent that they named their drug gang The Choom Gang and that's all verifiable. We have photos of that,” Glenn said. “Then in the early 80s, when Romney took his trip in the car with the dog safely secured to the roof, what was Barack Obama doing?

In Barack Obama’s own book, this is how he describes his lifestyle in the early 80s:

PRESIDENT OBAMA: Our Marxist professors and structural feminists and punk rock performance poets. We smoked cigarettes and wore leather jackets. At night in the dorms, we discussed neocolonialism, Franz Fanon, Eurocentrism, and patriarchy. When we ground out our cigarettes in the hallway carpet or set our stereos so loud that the walls began to shake, we were resisting bourgeois society's stifling conventions.

So while the Obama campaign and the mainstream media hyperventilate over Mitt Romney’s dog being securely fastened to the roof on a family vacation and the alleged haircut he gave a classmate, President Obama was hanging out with Marxist professors, destroy property with his cigarette butts (so much for the ‘green’ movement), disturbing the peace with his music, and resisting the bourgeois.

“This is so unAmerican and, yet, at the same time, kind of sad and pathetic and laughable,” Glenn said.

Glenn pointed to the next lie Obama tried to spread about Romney.

“Then they try to tell the American people the amazing lie that Mitt Romney pays less in income tax than the average American,” he said.

Here is the accusation that Gene Spurling made about Romney’s taxes:

“They are actually paying less taxes or a lower tax right than hard working families who are out there working as nurses, as police officers, as construction workers. This is a basic issue of trust and fairness.”

Which not only isn’t true, Glenn pointed out, but shows complete ignorance on behave of the Obama administration on taxes. That, or they are treating the American people like idiots.

“Here's the guy who is on the economic council and he's trying to explain tax rates where he clearly doesn't understand any of it. As we've pointed out and I'll speak slowly for Gene, you can't compare income tax to capital gains tax,” Glenn said.

Glenn corrected the error and noted that the average hard working American is paying around 12.8% in income taxes, while Romney pays around 15%, before moving on to the next lie. This one from Joe Biden:

“We see a future where those rights are expanded, not diminished, where racial profiling is a thing of the past. Where access to the ballot is expanded and unencumbered. Did you think we would be fighting these battles again?”

“No,” Glenn commented upon hearing the audio, “and we’re not.”

The only people that seem to be worried about this “battle” is the Obama administration, who, as Glenn described it, is ‘shadow boxing.’

“They are so desperate for ammunition that they resort to flat out proven lies,” Glenn said.

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.

You can donate to Grace's legal fund here.

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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.

Watch the full episode of "Glenn TV" below:

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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?

Watch the video clip below to hear Stewart explain:

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