Another Florida recount: Allen West

Glenn spoke with Allen West on radio today, an American hero who is somehow in a contested battle to regain his seat in Congress. There is a recount happening after some alleged mistakes were made in double counting votes, West also picked up 300 extra votes in absentee ballots. Will he hang on?

Transcript of interview is below:

STU: Allen West?

JEFFY: You're on. You're on.

GLENN: Allen West, welcome, sir.

WEST: Hi, Glenn

GLENN: How are you?

WEST: How are you doing, my friend?

GLENN: I am very good. How are you? You're up 300?

WEST: Well, no. What happened was a couple ‑‑ the first day of absentee military ballot counts we picked up three on that day of 300 more votes. So that closed the margin which, you know, we kind of questioned anyhow because 2:00 Wednesday morning all of a sudden it went from myself being up about 2,000 votes to my opponent being up by 4,400 votes.

PAT: Wow.

WEST: And accordingly the story from the St. Lucie County supervisor of elections that they went back and recounted ballots that had already been counted within like a 40‑minute period. So that's one of the things that we're questioning with the injunction of the St. Lucie County. But the absentee military ballots are very promising. We're right now about .15% away from a forced recount. So we're going pretty well. And we continue to trust in God for the right outcome.

GLENN: I tell you, Allen, I've never seen anything ‑‑ I mean, this has been a very disappointing week. Just a very disappointing week in our own fellow countrymen and in this case if there's ‑‑ if there's foul play, what our fellow countrymen are capable of doing for election. I have no ‑‑ I have no problem, you know, going into a battle and fighting and duking it out and then let the chips fall where they may and if you lose, you lose. I have no problem with that. But it's got to be fair.

WEST: Yeah, absolutely. And see, this is not about me. This is about making sure that we have integrity in our electoral process. So it's, you know, having served in the military for 22 years, this is part of the thing that I stood as a watchman on the wall to guard the liberty, freedom and democracy in our process that we have here. So, you know, whatever come what may. I know that, you know, God is in control and he will determine what path that He wants me to be on. But we've got to make sure that the people in congressional District 18 get a fair electoral process and the right results come out.

GLENN: What's your next step?

WEST: Well, we have a couple of hearings today in St. Lucie county, in Palm Beach County with some of the irregularities in the voting process that have been accounted. In St. Lucie County they actually violated the Florida state law by closing up and locking the doors of a polling location and counting votes. The doors are supposed to remain open so anyone can come in and, you know, take part of serving that process. So we've got some issues there and some discrepancies, as we talked about the early morning discrepancy. And there seems to be some issues between amounts of ballots that were cast and amount of people that showed up at some polling locations.

PAT: Allen, you've always been a man to call it like it is and so we're wondering if you are willing now to ‑‑

GLENN: Don't ‑‑

PAT: ‑‑ call Chris Christie a fat bastard.

STU: I don't know why you're doing this.

GLENN: I don't think that's really necessary, Pat.

PAT: He lost the election for Mitt Romney. I'm just wondering ‑‑

GLENN: I don't think that's really ‑‑

PAT: ‑‑ if you're plain spoken enough to go ahead and say Chris Christie is, in fact, a fat bastard.

WEST: No, no.

GLENN: Thank you. No, he's not. I'm going to cut you some slack, Allen, mainly because you could kill all of us with a spoon. But I wish you luck and we'll keep you in our prayers this weekend and you keep going, brother. You just keep going and make sure that it's fair and right.

WEST: Absolutely.

GLENN: God bless you.

WEST: Remember tomorrow's the 237th Marine Corps birthday. So please say happy birthday to a marine and have a great Veterans Day and remember those people that served, sacrificed and committed to our country.

GLENN: Semper Fi.

Terry Trobiani owns Gianelli's Drive Thru in Prairie Grove, Illinois, where he put up a row of American flags for the Fourth of July. But the city claimed he was displaying two of them improperly and issued him a $100 ticket for each flag.

Terry joined Glenn Beck on the radio program Tuesday to explain what he believes really happened. He told Glenn that, according to city ordinance, the American flag is considered "ornamental" and should therefore have been permitted on a federal holiday. But the city has now classified the flag as a "sign."

"Apparently, the village of Prairie Grove has classified the American flag as a sign and they've taken away the symbol of the American flag," Terry said. "So, as a sign, it falls under their temporary sign ordinance, which prohibits any flying, or any positioning of signs on your property — and now this includes the American flag. [...] The only way I could fly the American flag on my property is if I put it on a permanent 20 to 30-foot flagpole, which they have to permit."

Terry went on to explain how the city is now demanding an apology for his actions, and all after more than a year of small-business crushing COVID restrictions and government mandates.

"COVID was tough," Terry stated. "You know, we're in the restaurant business. COVID was tough on us. We succeeded. We made it through. We cut a lot of things, but we never cut an employee. We paid all our employees. I didn't take a paycheck for a year just to keep our employees on, because it was that important to me to keep things going. And, you know, you fight for a year, and you beat a pandemic, and then you have this little municipality with five trustees and a president, who just have no respect for small businesses. And right now, what I see is they have no respect for the republic and the United States ... I think it's terrible. The direction that government, at all levels, have taken us to this point, it's despicable."

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The Biden administration is now doing everything it can to censor what it has decided is COVID-19 "misinformation." But Glenn Beck isn't confident that the silencing of voices will stop there.

Yeonmi Park grew up in North Korea, where there is no freedom of speech, and she joined Glenn to warn that America must not let this freedom go.

"Whenever authoritarianism rises, the first thing they go after is freedom of speech," she said.

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Most self-proclaimed Marxists know very little about Marxism. Some of them have all the buzzwords memorized. They talk about the exploits of labor. They talk about the slavery of capitalist society and the alienation caused by capital. They talk about the evils of power and domination.

But they don't actually believe what they say. Or else they wouldn't be such violent hypocrites. And we're not being dramatic when we say "violent."

For them, Marxism is a political tool that they use to degrade and annoy their political enemies.

They don't actually care about the working class.

Another important thing to remember about Marxists is that they talk about how they want to defend the working class, but they don't actually understand the working class. They definitely don't realize that the working class is composed mostly of so many of the people they hate. Because, here's the thing, they don't actually care about the working class. Or the middle class. They wouldn't have the slightest clue how to actually work, not the way we do. For them, work involves ranting about how work and labor are evil.

Ironically, if their communist utopia actually arrived, they would be the first ones against the wall. Because they have nothing to offer except dissent. They have no practical use and no real connection to reality.

Again ironically, they are the ultimate proof of the success of capitalism. The fact that they can freely call for its demise, in tweets that they send from their capitalistic iPhones, is proof that capitalism affords them tremendous luxuries.

Their specialty is complaining. They are fanatics of a religion that is endlessly cynical.

They sneer at Christianity for promising Heaven in exchange for good deeds on earth — which is a terrible description of Christianity, but it's what they actually believe — and at the same time they criticize Christianity for promising a utopia, they give their unconditional devotion to a religion that promises a utopia.

They are fanatics of a religion that is endlessly cynical.

They think capitalism has turned us into machines. Which is a bad interpretation of Marx's concept of the General Intellect, the idea that humans are the ones who create machines, so humans, not God, are the creators.

They think that the only way to achieve the perfect society is by radically changing and even destroying the current society. It's what they mean when they say things about the "status quo" and "hegemony" and the "established order." They believe that the system is broken and the way to fix it is to destroy, destroy, destroy.

Critical race theory actually takes it a step farther. It tells us that the racist system can never be changed. That racism is the original sin that white people can never overcome. Of course, critical race theorists suggest "alternative institutions," but these "alternative institutions" are basically the same as the ones we have now, only less effective and actually racist.

Marx's violent revolution never happened. Or at least it never succeeded. Marx's followers have had to take a different approach. And now, we are living through the Revolution of Constant Whining.

This post is part of a series on critical race theory. Read the full series here.

Americans are losing faith in our justice system and the idea that legal consequences are applied equally — even to powerful elites in office.

Rep. Devin Nunes (R-CA) joined Glenn Beck on the radio program to detail what he believes will come next with the Durham investigation, which hopefully will provide answers to the Obama FBI's alleged attempts to sabotage former President Donald Trump and his campaign years ago.

Rep. Nunes and Glenn assert that we know Trump did NOT collude with Russia, and that several members of the FBI possibly committed huge abuses of power. So, when will we see justice?

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