Van Jones is funny; claims Obama ‘towering’ figure on foreign policy

Isn’t it interesting that a former communist revolutionary (who has never renounced communism) and disgraced 9/11 truther Van Jones is now being accepted with open arms by the media? He’s a regular on CNN now, and his claims are about as comical as truther claims. For example, he went out and claimed that Obama was a "towering figure on foreign policy" because he killed Osama bin Laden and won the Nobel Peace Prize.

Jones jumped to the defense of the White House and the Obama administration, noting that Republicans are trying to use the Libya event to attack his credibility because they are afraid of his record.

In addition to Bin Laden and the Nobel Peace Prize, Jones also supported Obama's stance on Iran.

“Romney has doubled down on weak and reckless, Obama has pulled the world together, he is a towering figure,” Jones said.

Glenn wondered if he meant a towering inferno, noting the way Obama's policy has literally set parts of the world on fire.

Glenn also mocked the Nobel Peace Prize, saying that it has now amounted to nothing more than a participation prize for making it to the White House.

"It's a joke. It's a joke on the Nobel Prize, and joke on him," Glenn said.

WATCH the Van Jones remarks from This Week below:

Sen. Ted Cruz: NOBODY should be afraid of Trump's Supreme Court justice pick

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Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) joined Glenn Beck on the radio program Wednesday to weigh in on President Donald Trump's potential Supreme Court nominees and talk about his timely new book, "One Vote Away: How a Single Supreme Court Seat Can Change History."

Sen. Cruz argued that, while Congressional Democrats are outraged over President Trump's chance at a third court appointment, no one on either side should be afraid of a Supreme Court justice being appointed if it's done according to the founding documents. That's why it's crucial that the GOP fills the vacant seat with a true constitutionalist.

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Sen. Mike Lee (R-Utah) joined Glenn Beck on the radio program Wednesday to talk about why he believes President Donald Trump will nominate Judge Amy Coney Barrett to fill the Supreme Court vacancy created by Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's death.

Lee, a member of the Senate Judiciary Committee that will consider and vote on the nominee, also weighed in on another Supreme Court contender: Judge Barbara Lagoa. Lee said he would not be comfortable confirming Lagoa without learning more about her history as it pertains to upholding the U.S. Constitution.

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This week on the Glenn Beck Podcast, Glenn spoke with Vox co-founder Matthew Yglesias about his new book, "One Billion Americans: The Case for Thinking Bigger."

Matthew and Glenn agree that, while conservatives and liberals may disagree on a lot, we're not as far apart as some make it seem. If we truly want America to continue doing great things, we must spend less time fighting amongst ourselves.

Watch a clip from the full interview with Matthew Yglesias below:


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'A convenient boogeyman for misinformation artists': Why is the New York Times defending George Soros?

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On the "Glenn Beck Radio Program" Tuesday, Glenn discussed the details of a recent New York Times article that claims left-wing billionaire financier George Soros "has become a convenient boogeyman for misinformation artists who have falsely claimed that he funds spontaneous Black Lives Matter protests as well as antifa, the decentralized and largely online, far-left activist network that opposes President Trump."

The Times article followed last week's bizarre Fox News segment in which former House Speaker Newt Gingrich appeared to be censored for criticizing Soros (read more here). The article also labeled Glenn a "conspiracy theorist" for his tweet supporting Gingrich.

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