Government won't let go of GM

This morning, Glenn told listeners the story of how he made the decision to cancel his advertising contract with General Motors - the biggest contract he had at the time - because of the auto bailout.

"My word to you is worth more," he explained.

Glenn recounted this story because of news that broke earlier these week about the auto company. The feds are refusing to sell their shares of GM.

TheBlaze reported that:

General Motors Co. executives want the Treasury Department to sell its almost 27 percent stake in the company because, they say, the feds are hurting their image and government pay restrictions are chasing away top talent.

But Treasury officials aren’t interested in selling because it would mean posting a multibillion dollar loss during an election year, the Wall Street Journal reports.

GM officials offered to repurchase 200 million of the 500 million shares the feds hold with “the balance being sold via a public offering,” MarketWatch notes.

Government officials weren’t interested in the deal.

Glenn noted that the last thing he said to the people he negotiated with at GM was, "You ever get out this thing, you call me up. I do believe in GM,  but I can't do it when you're in bed with the government."

What was their response?

"Mr. Beck, we are going to get out of bed with the government." 

Apparently not.

What did GM end up with as a result of the bailout? They're not allowed to buy out the government stakes. They're stuck in this deal now, and chances are, if they hadn't gone through bankruptcy in the first place, they would probably have made it to the other end by now.

"I can guarantee that those stocks would be worth more," Glenn said.  

This isn't the first time this has happened in our history - the banks went through a similar situation during their bailout. There were banks who didn't want the bailout, but they weren't given a choice.

"Are they better off? No you know why?  Because they don't own themselves anymore," Glenn said. "They are controlled."

Glenn compared the situation to going on food stamps. It should be a last resort. Go to your family, your church, your town, before you go to the federal government.

"But get out of that system as soon as as you possibly can," he added. "Find another way.  Get out because they will control you." 

Americans are giving up their freedom one welfare check at a time - willingly giving up control of their decision making for a handout.

"I contend that anybody who is telling you now how could they possibly tell you we are better off as a country than we were four years ago.  How could they possibly tell you that we're on the road to recovery when things aren't working?" Glenn asked. "When you see the roles of people who're living off the government teat, not only expand but in some cases double six months ago 36 million were on food stamps.  Now it's 49 million - that's crazy.  How are we better off?  How is this working unless this is your plan to enslave people.  It crushes the American spirit.  It crushes the individual.  And they control you.  This is a debate we should have. 47% of the American population? We're not talking about poverty, we're talking slavery.  And if you don't believe me, maybe you should read Booker T Washington and Frederick Douglas, and what they said about government handouts."

Just days after Canadian pastor James Coates was released from prison for refusing to bow to COVID-19 lockdown restrictions, several police officers showed up at another church to ensure restrictions were being followed. But Polish pastor Artur Pawlowski of the Cave of Adullam Church in Alberta, Canada, knew his rights, telling the cops not to come back until they had a warrant in hand.

Filling in for Glenn Beck on the radio program this week, Pat Gray and Stu Burguiere played a video of the interaction.

"Please get out. Please get out of this property immediately. Get out!" Pawlowski can be heard yelling at the six officers who entered his church.

"Out! Out! Out! Get out of this property immediately until you come back with a warrant," he continued. "Go out and don't come back. I don't want to talk to you. You Nazis, Gestapo is not allowed here! ... Nazis are not welcome here! Do not come back you Nazi psychopaths. Unbelievable sick, evil people. Intimidating people in a church during the Passover! You Gestapo, Nazi, communist fascists! Don't you dare come back here!"

Watch this clip to see the heated exchange:

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One of the most dangerous existential threats to the United States is Critical Race Theory, or CRT. As Glenn Beck has exposed over the past year, CRT is gaining momentum and has been preached in our universities for a while now.

Then last August, leaked documents revealed that Marxism, activist ideology of Black Lives Matter, is making its way into grade school classrooms across the country. And since then, things have only gotten more intense.

On next week's Wednesday night special, Glenn will expose the new ways progressives are systematically indoctrinating our kids and culture with this dangerous ideology. But first, it's crucial that you know what your kids may already be learning.

"What I'm about to show you is just the beginning," Glenn said, introducing the leaked documents.

"I found it shocking that Black Lives Matter supporters have developed lesson plans that start from preschool all the way up to the 12th grade," he continued. "Do you know the money it would take to tailor things ... and get it out to the schools and the unions for each age, to be able to brainwash the kids on Marxism and how to destroy capitalism by using race, sexual orientation, and gender?

"Our children don't stand a chance," Glenn added later. "They're not being taught anything except how to be radical activists. What the hell has happened?"

Watch the video clip below or find the full episode here.


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During his campaign, President Joe Biden survived scandal after scandal involving his son Hunter — the Ukraine/Burisma scandal, the laptop scandal, the one involving a stripper from Arkansas and a long-lost child. And yet, after it all appeared to have been swept under the rug, Hunter has now released a memoir — "Beautiful Things."

Filling in for Glenn Beck on the radio program this week, Pat Gray and Stu Burguiere discussed Hunter's "horrible" response when asked on "CBS This Morning" if the laptop seized by the FBI in 2019 belonged to him and reviewed a few segments from his new book, which they agreed raises the question: Is Hunter trying to sabotage his father's career?

Watch the video below for more:


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Countless corporations — from Delta Air Lines, Coca-Cola, and Porsche to UPS and LinkedIn — are calling out the Georgia voting laws, calling them "restrictive," "racist," and "discriminative." Meanwhile, words like "stakeholder" and "equitable" are starting to show up in their arguments.

On the radio program, Glenn Beck gave the "decoder ring" for what's really going on here, because our society is being completely redesigned in front of our eyes.

There's a reason why all these big businesses are speaking out now, and it has very little to do with genuine ideology, Glenn explained. It's all about ESG scores and forcing "compliance" through the monetization of social justice.

Glenn went on to detail exactly what ESG scores are, how they're calculated, and why these social credit scores explain the latest moves from "woke" companies.

Watch the video below to hear Glenn break it down:

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