Glenn: Establishment GOP is over

If the past few days have revealed anything about the state of the country, it's that the establishment Republican party is over and done. On radio this morning, Glenn took serious issue with several prominent establishment Republicans in office and in the media and came to the only conclusion possible after Tuesday night: Their influence over the country is coming to an end and it's time to start something new.

"I think that the GOP is the Whig party," Glenn said on radio this morning.

Glenn took issue with House Majority leader John Boehner, who came out after the election and said that GOP leaders in Congress were willing to discuss a compromise on the upcoming "fiscal cliff", saying they were willing to look at new government revenues through an overhaul of the tax system.

"Now after putting up this fight for years you're going to cave," Pat said.

"He's got some conditions. What do you say we throw John Boehner out. I think we should throw the GOP out," Glenn said.

Glenn went on to call the Republicans in Congress irrelevant, and that the number of people who came out to support Obama prove they have lost their influence.

"John Boehner, ridiculous. Karl Rove how much money did you spend?" Glenn said. "These guys blew it."

He pointed out that the percentage of Catholics who voted for Obama actually increased compared to 2008 despite the administrations policies which are not friendly towards Catholicism.

"He has fundamentally transformed us. We've done it ourselves. You know it's like we're going into a doctor's office. Man I feel great. I feel great. And I think I beat this cancer thing. It's working. And the doctor does the scan, and actually you're getting worse. What? Yeah. No you made a little progress here and there. Actually the cancer is getting worse. That's kind of what happened. They grew in the youth vote? How did that happen? How did they possibly -- hey, dummies in college have you seen what's seen with your opportunities. Dummies in college have you seen what happened to your bill."

"The people that should be the most pissed are the ones my daughter's age. Our 8 years old kids should kick us in the shins every day when we come home. 'Thanks a lot for the debt dad.' Yet they are screaming for more debt. It doesn't make any sense." It shows how detached we are from any kind of reality. And if this isn't enough pain to make you wake up, and with the media left unchecked, and the Republicans being the same old story where are we headed? Where are we headed?"

"It's autopsy day. And we're going to look at this body but then we have to find the way because what we're doing is not working. Well it is for them because all they're doing is depressing the vote. They didn't have as many people voting for him. Fewer people came out. On both sides. And I think that's because they're just disgusted by the whole thing. I know I am. Boy, am I disgusted by Washington and the people in there. I look at John Boehner. I didn't want to see him. I don't want to hear from the President any more. I'm really kind of I'm going to take care of my school board. I'm going to take care of my mayor. I'm going to take care of my town and I'm going to -- because I can't fight that huge machine," Glenn said.

Yesterday, Glenn announced that he planned to rapidly expand TheBlaze to provide an anti-establishment and truly conservative alternative to the rest of the networks out there and to provide a platform for people frustrated with both parties in Washington.

"I told you yesterday we have to more than double our efforts. And we have been in the last 24 hours - I think I slept maybe two hours last night - we have got to find a way to get our network into a position in the next two years, that may take us four or five years, but I'm growing as past as I possibly can both in my pants size and on the network. If you haven't subscribed to TheBlaze would you please consider it?"

"We need to start a 60 Minutes replacement with real journalists, real quality hard-hitting. Not the new 60 Minutes. Remember when they used to make them sweat. Holy cow. That's one of the most expensive shows we can could possibly consider doing that. I think that one is $4 million to produce."

"The other one that I want to do is a Nightline that is specifically on the Muslim Brotherhood, Israel, the Middle East, Benghazi, the things that are happening overseas. It is coming. It is coming. And one that is in touch with correspondents that are like-minded all around the world that can show you the creep of Shari'a, and Islamic extremism. That thing has to be funded by subscribers. That thing is going to be the most politically incorrect show ever done on television. I need you to subscribe."

"There is also the other one which is the American Dream Labs which is I believe is my most important work that I will ever do and even people in my company don't understand it yet. When we start it up you will see and understand, I really believe it is -- I think it's the most important thing I can do. I really do. But I need you to subscribe."

"If you haven't subscribed yet please do. If you have subscribe get one other person to subscribe. I've got to double. I need your help. Go to Blaze.com/TV. And subscribe. The election should have told we're farther behind than we thought we were, and we've got to change the media."

"The other thing you can do if you don't have the money to subscribe is stop watching the mainstream media. Stop. Stop giving them power. Stop giving them ratings. It's not good. It is not good what they're doing, and all of them have made their choices, and some of them are drifting even farther left now I ever thought possible but they're drifting. And it is an intentionally course correction, and stop giving them power."

In the final days before the 2020 election, President Donald Trump is gaining among black voters, particularly men, because his record of accomplishments "speaks for itself" and the "façade" that President Trump is a racist "just doesn't ring true," argued sports columnist Jason Whitlock on "The Glenn Beck Radio Program" Tuesday.

Jason, who recently interviewed the president at the White House for OutKick.com, shared his thoughts on why he believes many black Americans — notably celebrities such as Kanye West, Ice Cube, and 50 Cent — are breaking from the "façade" that President Trump is a "flaming racist."

"I really believe the facts are starting to speak for themselves, and that Donald Trump's record of accomplishments, particularly as it relates to African Americans, speaks for itself," Jason told Glenn. "He actually has a record to stand on, unlike even Barack Obama. When [Obama] was president, I don't think he had much of a record to stand on, in terms of, 'Hey, what did he actually deliver for African Americans?' President Trump has things he can stand on and, you know, beyond that I think black people understand when he starts talking about black unemployment rate. And America's unemployment rate. And then, when you add in for black men, the façade we've been putting on [President Trump] … you know, this whole thing that he's some flaming racist, it just doesn't ring true."

Jason suggested that Trump's fearlessness, unabashed masculinity, and record of keeping his promises resonates with men in the black community. He also weighed in on how media and social media's bias plays a huge role in convincing people to hate President Trump while ignoring Antifa and others on the Left.

"I keep explaining to people, Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, they're some of the most secular places on earth. And we've reduced everyone to a tweet, that we disagree with," he added.

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Megyn Kelly is not happy about the "disgusting" media coverage of President Donald Trump, specifically pointing to Lesley Stahl's "60 Minutes" interview on CBS Sunday.

On the radio program, Megyn told Glenn Beck the media has become so blinded by the "Trump Derangement Syndrome" that they've lost their own credibility — and now they can't get it back.

"It's disgusting. It's stomach-turning," Megyn said of the media's coverage of the president. "But it's just a continuation of what we've seen over the past couple of years. Their 'Trump Derangement Syndrome' has blinded them to what they're doing to their own credibility. They can't get it back. It's too late. They've already sacrificed it. And now no one is listening to them other than the hard partisans for whom they craft their news."

Megyn also discussed how she would have covered the recent stories about Hunter and Joe Biden's alleged corruption. Watch the video below to catch more of the conversation:


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Imagine sometime next year, getting called before HUWAC – the House Un-Woke Activities Committee.

"Are you or have you ever been a member of the un-woke?"

Something like that is not as far-fetched as you might think.

Last week, Robert Reich, the former Secretary of Labor during the Clinton administration, now a UC Berkeley professor, tweeted this:

Since the 1970s, there have been dozens of "Truth Commissions" around the world like the kind Robert Reich wants in America. Most of these have been set up in Africa and Latin America. Usually it happens in countries after a civil war, or where there's been a regime change – a dictator is finally overthrown, and a commission is set up to address atrocities that happened under the dictator. Or, as in the commissions in East Germany and Czechoslovakia, atrocities under communism. Or, in the most famous example, South Africa's Truth and Reconciliation commission addressed the decades of apartheid that ravaged that nation.

These commissions usually conclude with an official final report. These commissions and reports have served as a means of governments trying to close a dark chapter of their country's history, or provide emotional catharsis, as a way to generally move on. Sometimes it kind of works for people, most of the time it leaves people clamoring for more justice.

Here's how one professor described truth commissions in an article in The Conversation last year. He wrote:

The goal of a truth commission… is to hold public hearings to establish the scale and impact of a past injustice, typically involving wide-scale human rights abuses, and make it part of the permanent, unassailable public record. Truth commissions also officially recognize victims and perpetrators in an effort to move beyond the painful past… Some have been used cynically as tools for governments to legitimize themselves by pretending they have dealt with painful history when they have only kicked the can down the road.

See, this is the problem with a lot of "Truth" commissions – they are inherently political. Even if you trust your government and give them all the benefit of the doubt in the world that their Truth commission is trying to do the right thing, it is ALWAYS going to be political. Because these truth commissions are never set up by those who have LOST power in government. They're always established by those who have WON power.

The Deputy Executive Director of the International Center for Transitional Justice says one of the main points in these Truth commissions is that "the victims become protagonists."

A Department of Anti-racism is entirely within the realm of possibility.

So, who are the victims in Robert Reich's America? People like him, members of the far-Left who had to endure the atrocities of four years of a president with different political ideas. What an injustice. I mean, the left's suffering during the Trump administration is almost on the level of apartheid or genocide – so we totally need a Truth commission.

There have been lots of calls for the U.S. to have its own Truth and Reconciliation commission, especially around racial injustice.

This past June, Democratic Congresswoman Barbara Lee of California introduced legislation to establish the " United States Commission on Truth, Racial Healing, and Transformation."

Ibram X. Kendi – the high priest of anti-racism, and author of Target's current favorite book " Antiracist Baby" – proposes a Constitutional anti-racism amendment. This amendment would:

establish and permanently fund the Department of Anti-racism (DOA) comprised of formally trained experts on racism and no political appointees. The DOA would be responsible for pre-clearing all local, state and federal public policies to ensure they won't yield racial inequity, monitor those policies, investigate private racist policies when racial inequity surfaces, and monitor public officials for expressions of racist ideas. The DOA would be empowered with disciplinary tools to wield over and against policymakers and public officials who do not voluntarily change their racist policy and ideas.

If you think that is far-fetched, you haven't been paying attention to the Left's growing radicalism. In a Joe Biden-Kamala Harris administration, a Department of Anti-racism is entirely within the realm of possibility. And of course, such a DOA would never stop at policing government.

We're in a dangerous, precarious moment in our history. Given the events of 2020, should Democrats gain the White House, the Senate, and the House, how many commissions will be in our future? They will suddenly have plenty of political capital to drag the nation through years of commission hearings.

And the Left's form of justice is never satisfied. You think it will stop at a T&R commission on race? MSNBC's Chris Hayes tweeted this month about the need for a commission to deal with Americans who are skeptical about wearing masks:

Or what about a Truth commission on religion? I mean, look at those reckless churches spreading Covid this year. Or this would be a big one – a T&R commission on climate change deniers.

The Left is highly selective when it comes to truth. That's why they are the very last group you want in charge of anything with "Truth and Reconciliation" in the title.

This is one of the most incredibly frustrating things about the Left in America today. The Left insists there is no such thing as absolute truth, while simultaneously insisting there are certain approved truths that are undeniable.

So, you can't question "Science" – even though that's pretty much what every great scientist in history did.

You can't question racism as the explanation for all of existence – because, well, just because.

You can't question third-party "Fact-checkers" – because the powers that be, mainly Big Tech right now, have decided they are the Truth referees and you have to trust what they say because they're using certified external fact-checkers. They just forgot to tell you that they actually fund these third-party fact-checkers. It's like if McDonald's told you to trust third-party health inspectors that they were paying for.

The Left thinks it has a monopoly on Truth. They're the enlightened ones, because they've had the correct instruction, they're privy to the actual facts. It's psychotic arrogance. If you don't buy what they're selling, even if you're just skeptical of it, it's because you either don't have the facts, you willingly deny the facts, or you're simply incapable of grasping the truth because you're blinded by your raging racism problem. It's most likely the racism problem.

The Left never learns from its own preaching. For the past 60-plus years they've decried the House Un-American Activities Committee for trying to root out communists, getting people canceled, ruining Hollywood careers, etcetera. But a HUAC-type committee is precisely what Robert Reich is describing and many on the Left want. It's not enough for Trump to be voted out of office. Americans who helped put him there must be punished. They don't want reconciliation, they want retribution. Because the Left doesn't simply loathe Donald Trump, the Left loathes YOU.

President Donald Trump's performance at last night's final presidential debate was "brilliant" and "the best he's ever done," Glenn Beck said on the radio program Friday.

Glenn described the moments he thought President Trump came across as "sincere," "kind," and "well-informed," as well as Joe Biden's biggest downfalls for of the night — from his big statement on wanting to eliminate the oil industry to his unsurprising gaffes as the debate neared the end. But, the question remains: was Trump's "brilliant performance" enough to win the election?

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