Harry Reid claims Romney isn’t paying taxes?!

Democratic Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid is not exactly the picture of morality, but his latest attack on Mitt Romney takes despicable to a whole new level.

Reid told the Huffington Post yesterday that a man claiming to be a Bain Capital investor called his office and told his staff that Romney has not paid his taxes in 10 years.

“Now, that's a pretty incredible statement,” an appalled Glenn said on radio this morning. “If that were true, then Mitt Romney would be going away in handcuffs right now and you know what? It's not even a political enemy. If the guy hasn't paid his taxes in 10 years, he should go to jail. Shouldn't he? Shouldn't he?”

The IRS doesn’t give anyone break, and it is safe to assume that someone like Mitt Romney, who is making tens of millions of dollars a year, wouldn’t be able to fly under the radar and avoid paying his taxes.

Reid and his staff have refused to release the name of the individual who called their office, and Reid himself said that he has not substantiated the person’s claim. That hasn’t stopped him, however, from dragging Romney through the mud.

“Now, do I know that that’s true? Well, I’m not certain,” Sen. Reid told the Huffington Post. “But obviously he can’t release those tax returns. How would it look?”

“That's unbelievable,” Stu responded.

When Glenn uncovered that Van Jones was a founding member of the communist revolutionary group, STORM, he was accused of being a liar. Never mind the fact that Glenn had proof from Van Jones’ own writings – Glenn was portrayed an evil right winger looking to attack an innocent man.

“Are you kidding me,” Glenn asked exasperatedly. “And they said we were smearing [Van Jones] and now look what they're doing to Mitt Romney. It's despicable, Harry Reid. It is despicable and I know I will have to answer for things.”

Reid took the attack one step further, telling the Huffington Post that Romney’s father, former Michigan governor and presidential candidate, George Romney, “must be so embarrassed about his son.”

“I don't agree with Mitt Romney, but he is a good, honorable, decent man. I can tell you that. He is a good, decent, honorable man,” Glenn said. “And for Harry Reid, of all people, to come out and say, George Romney would sure be disappointed in him – can you imagine saying that about your father, your dead father?”

“[Reid’s] either a bad guy or he's senile at this point,” Stu added. “I mean, he says so many crazy things and he says so many things that you're just, like, what is this guy doing?”

“Harry, Harry, please, for your soul, Harry, get out of Washington or get down on your knees and ask God to enlighten you on this,” Glenn said. “You can disagree with politics. We can disagree. You can disagree. We can fight it out, duke it out, fight strong, but this is way beyond. This is way beyond decency, way beyond.”

 

It's been a tough year, America. Our news media is inundating us with images of destruction, violence, and division in attempts not only to desecrate our nation, but to make us turn our backs on it. That's why now, more than ever, we need to take an up-close look at America's history to remember what it is we're fighting for and how to fight for it with practical action.

Join Glenn Beck, broadcasting from Standing Rock Ranch, as he takes us to Plymouth, Gettysburg, and Federal Hall on an important journey through America's remarkable history to inspire a brighter future. Glenn asks the hard questions of every American. Is this system worth saving? Is there a better way? Where do we go from here, and how do we answer those questions?

Featuring performances from the Millennial Choirs and Orchestras, David Osmond, a very special children's choir, and guests Bob Woodson, Tim Ballard, David Barton, Burgess Owens, Kathy Barnette, Anna Paulina Luna, and Tim Barton.

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"Restoring Hope" has been a labor of love for Glenn and his team and tonight is the night! "Restoring the Covenant" was supposed to take place in Boston, New York, Philadelphia, Gettysburg and Washington D.C. but thanks to COVID-19, that plan had to be scrapped. "Restoring Hope" is what was left after having to scrap nearly two years of planning. The Herald Journal in Idaho detailed what the event was supposed to be and what it turned into. Check out the article below to get all the details.

Glenn Beck discusses patriotic, religious program filmed at Idaho ranch

On July 2, commentator Glenn Beck and his partners will issue a challenge from Beck's corner of Franklin County to anyone who will listen: "Learn the truth, commit to the truth, then act on the truth."

Over the last few weeks, he has brought about 1,000 people to his ranch to record different portions of the program that accompanies the challenge. On June 19, about 400 members of the Millennial Choir and Orchestra met at West Side High School before boarding WSSD buses to travel to a still spring-green section of Beck's ranch to record their portion of the program.

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The current riots and movement to erase America's history are exactly in line with the New York Times' "1619 Project," which argues that America was rotten at its beginning, and that slavery and systemic racism are the roots of everything from capitalism to our lack of universal health care.

On this week's Wednesday night special, Glenn Beck exposed the true intent of the "1619 Project" and its creator, who justifies remaking America into a Marxist society. This clever lie is disguised as history, and it has already infiltrated our schools.

"The '1619 Project' desperately wants to pass itself off as legitimate history, but it totally kneecaps itself by ignoring so much of the American story. There's no mention of any black Americans who succeeded in spite of slavery, due to the free market capitalist system. In the 1619 Project's effort to take down America, black success stories are not allowed. Because they don't fit with the narrative. The role of white Americans in abolishing slavery doesn't fit the narrative either," Glenn said.

"The agenda is not ultimately about history," he added. "It's just yet another vehicle in the fleet now driven by elites in America toward socialism."

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Acclaimed environmentalist and author of "Apocalypse Never" Michael Shellenberger joined Glenn Beck on the radio program Wednesday to warn us about the true goals and effects of climate alarmism: It's become a "secular religion" that lowers standards of living in developed countries, holds developing countries back, and has environmental progress "exactly wrong."

Michael is a Time "Hero of the Environment," Green Book Award winner, and the founder and president of Environmental Progress. He has been called a "environmental guru," "climate guru," "North America's leading public intellectual on clean energy," and "high priest" of the environmental humanist movement for his writings and TED talks, which have been viewed more than 5 million times. But when Michael penned a stunning article in Forbes saying, "On Behalf of Environmentalists, I Apologize for the Climate Scare", the article was pulled just a few hours later. (Read more here.)

On the show, Micheal talked about how environmental alarmism has overtaken scientific fact, leading to a number of unfortunate consequences. He said one of the problems is that rich nations are blocking poor nations from being able to industrialize. Instead, they are seeking to make poverty sustainable, rather than to make poverty history.

"As a cultural anthropologist, I've been traveling to poorer countries and interviewing small farmers for over 30 years. And, obviously there are a lot of causes why countries are poor, but there's no reason we should be helping them to stay poor," Michael said. "A few years ago, there was a movement to make poverty history ... [but] it got taken over by the climate alarmist movement, which has been focused on depriving poor countries, not just of fossil fuels they need to develop, but also the large hydroelectric dams."

He offered the example of the Congo, one of the poorest countries in the world. The Congo has been denied the resources needed to build large hydroelectric dams, which are absolutely essential to pull people out of poverty. And one of the main groups preventing poor countries from the gaining financing they need to to build dams is based in Berkeley, California — a city that gets its electricity from hydroelectric dams.

"It's just unconscionable ... there are major groups, including the Sierra Club, that support efforts to deprive poor countries of energy. And, honestly, they've taken over the World Bank [which] used to fund the basics of development: roads, electricity, sewage systems, flood control, dams," Micheal said.

"Environmentalism, apocalyptic environmentalism in particular, has become the dominant religion of supposedly secular people in the West. So, you know, it's people at the United Nations. It's people that are in very powerful positions who are trying to impose 'nature's order' on societies," he continued. "And, of course, the problem is that nobody can figure out what nature is, and what it's not. That's not a particular good basis for organizing your economy."

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