Fruits of Obama’s beloved Arab Spring: more embassies under attack

It's seems like it wasn't too long ago that some cable news guy was spouting off about the uprisings in the Middle East spreading, creating chaos, and becoming very anti-American and violent. Oh right, that was Glenn. After another U.S. embassy came under attack in the Middle East today, Glenn wondered how anyone could be surprised that Obama’s foreign policy could lead to major problems for our national security.

Glenn heavily criticized President Obama for having come out in support of the Arab Spring in 2011, and claimed that the events that unfolded during the Arab Spring led to the rise of radical Islam in the Middle East.

"Really?  That was the judgment that you had?  You guessed wrong, sir.  And you know what's amazing?  You weren't guessing.  You had the greatest advisors, all of the greatest intel people in the United States of America and all over the globe telling you, and you took their advice.  This (Arab Spring) is going to be great," Glenn said.

But now Obama doesn't seem to think that the Muslim Brotherhood-controlled Egypt is an ally.

In an interview, President Obama said:

I don't think we would consider them an ally but we don't consider them an enemy.  They are a new government that is trying to find its way.  They were democratically elected.  I think that we are going to have to see how they respond to this incident or how they respond to, for example, maintaining the peace treaty in Is ‑‑ with Israel.  So far at least what we've seen is that in some cases they have said the right things and taken the right steps; in others how they responded to various events may not be aligned with our interests. 

"I just want to remind you, Mr. President, that when you got into office, Egypt was an ally.  They weren't a good guy, we don't really like them, but they were an ally.  They kept the peace in the region.  It was your brainstorm to destabilize and support the destabilization," Glenn said.

"We now have three embassies, three. Where do you think it stops?  The United States of America did not defend its sovereign soil.  They killed an ambassador and two Marines and they didn't defend their sovereign soil!  The first thing they do is apologize to the Muslim extremists.  And he waits.  And he waits.  And he waits," Glenn added.

Glenn also criticized President Obama for not being alerted during the night that the ambassador had been killed.

"He goes to bed.  He doesn't get a briefing until he wakes up the next morning.  Who's going to answer the phone at 3:00 a.m.?  Not Barack Obama.  He unplugs it.  My gosh," Glenn said.

The Biden administration wants to fundamentally change our economy and they've made some truly game-changing moves in recent days, but you won't hear anyone in the mainstream media talking about it. If you want to know what the government doesn't want you to notice, pay attention to what the White House releases on Friday afternoons.

Last Friday afternoon — when fewer people would notice — the administration announced a new "comprehensive, government-wide strategy" to overhaul our nation's economy and protect us all from the "financial risks of climate change."

On the radio program this week, Glenn Beck reviewed Biden's new climate finance report and explained why he believes the administration's plans to fundamentally change the economy is "the most dangerous movement in the world right now."

Glenn started out by playing a video clip of White House press secretary Jen Psaki telling reporters, "The President wants to make fundamental change in our economy, and he feels coming out of the pandemic is exactly the time to do that" during a press briefing last week.

"That's interesting because what she just said is the exact language, almost a quote, from the people over at the Great Reset, the World Economic Forum," Glenn said of Psaki's statement.

"This is the most dangerous movement in the world right now. It is a direct shot, by a railgun, at liberty. And when I started talking about this, about a year and a half ago, the system went into overdrive to call it a conspiracy. ... This is how they shut people down. They isolate and alienate you by calling the opposition conspiracy theorists. Everything is a conspiracy. Well, there are some conspiracies out there. But you need to know the difference between conspiracy theory and conspiracy fact."

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On the morning of Aug. 15, Asma was a free woman in Kabul. She wore Western clothes. Traveled safely alone. Attended college in a neighboring country with the money her parents had saved. By that evening, her entire world had changed.

For the first time in her life, Asma was confronted with the reality of the Taliban. The horror stories she heard growing up were no longer the nightmare of her parents' generation. They were hers, too. Faced with the impossible decision to stay with her family and risk imminent torture or death, she chose to live, and take on the Taliban face-to-face.

Asma's bravery also led to the rescue of over 150 Afghan college women. She tells Glenn she was willing to die before she let the Taliban take her or the other women. But she didn't do it alone. Her sister Azada, helplessly watching the horror unfold from the U.S., quickly turned to her father's contact list. What follows is a miracle evacuation story that ends with a sisters' reunion and hope for a new future. These brave Afghan sisters have a message for those in their home country still trapped, for the leaders of this country, and for the men and women in uniform (and their families) who may believe the American sacrifices for Afghanistan were in vain.

Finally, a note about the other heroes in the rescue story. The movement of the seven buses of college women into the Kabul airport was a chain with about 8-10 links. Had any one of those links not been present or broken, the young women would not have made it into the airport for evacuation, and three young women taken by the Taliban would not have been recovered.

Glenn and his team would like to give a special thanks to Francisco from Arcis International, Wade and Jim from Commercial Task Force, Blaine from E3 Ranch Foundation, Michael and his crew from Kam Air, No One Left Behind, Samaritan's Purse, and Charmaine, Chris, Geno, John, Lori, Rob, Rudy & the Ground Team from The Nazarene Fund.

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There's been a lot of talk about the idea of a (peaceful) "national divorce" as the Left continues to abandon everything that made America what it is. Well, this week's guest on "The Glenn Beck Podcast" is all for that divorce. Michael Malice is the author of "The Anarchist Handbook" and host of the podcast "Your Welcome." He joined Glenn to talk about how an anarchist would peacefully take on America's greatest challenges — with a smile.

"My rights are not up for discussion," Malice told Glenn. He explained why his version of America will save America, and why, in spite of anxious talk of "national divorce," he has so much hope for the future.

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There are new curriculum standards being implemented into schools throughout the nation for health classes that not only go far beyond what's appropriate for young children, but are entrenched in clear political biases, too. Under the standards, third-graders are taught about hormone blockers and endless gender identities, and topics get shockingly graphic for kids as young as 11. Some schools are even teaching their teachers and kids to ignore what parents have to say about these topics. And the worst part may be that many parents are completely unaware what their children are being taught.

Tina Descovich, co-founder of Moms for Liberty, joined "The Glenn Beck Program" to explain exactly what you can ask at your next school board meeting to ensure this "horrifying" curriculum isn't being taught in your kid's school.

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