Glenn: 'The GOP is dead to me'

Judging from the public reaction to the GOP's pathetic job in the fiscal cliff negotiations — $41 dollars in increased tax revenue to $1 in spending cuts, really? — their going to have a long road ahead of them leading up to the midterms. John Boehner failed miserably, not only in negotiations with the Democrats, but ultimately in unifying his own party.

"He is awful," Glenn said about him this morning.

"This is an awful deal," Stu added.

So awful in fact, that it was thought Speaker Boehner could lose his Speakership by the end of the day (he didn't). Like Glenn explained to his radio audience this morning, it's not that Boehner didn't get what he wanted in the negotiations, most conservatives knew that wasn't a likely scenario, it's that he didn't even appear to have a strategy or a plan. It wasn't just a bad deal, it was one of the worst deals he could have walked away with.

"He is awful, awful, awful. Where is your plan, man? You know, really, I would have better things to say about him if he had a plan and it failed," Glenn said. "The guy didn't even have a plan. He knew this was going ‑‑ he knew this was going to come two years ago. This was your plan?"

Obviously, the Speaker could have gotten a better deal before the election, but he didn't even do the best he could. And if he did, it's not good enough.

"There were other options they could have gone with," Pat commented. "We talked about them before the break. There were some decent options."

As of this morning, likely replacement for Boehner should he lose his position, would have been Eric Cantor.

"But I don't know that Cantor is going to be any better," Pat noted. "We'll see. I mean, who knows with the Republican Party."

But therein lies the root of the issue: "Who knows with the Republican Party."

You should know the general character of the men and women you vote into office, especially those holding leadership positions in Congress. Americans should know their principals and why they do what they do. And it shouldn't be 'to get re-elected'.

"The Republican Party, you're dead to me," Glenn said disgusted.

Glenn reiterated that it's not that the GOP negotiated a bad deal (not that it helped), it's the motivations of why they got a bad deal. 'Why', a topic Glenn discussed when explain the direction he's headed in for 2013 last night on TheBlaze TV.

"We talked about this last night: they don't know why they do it," he said. "The Republican Party's 'why' is so they can get elected. That's not a good enough 'why'."

"This is really important to understand," Glenn continued. "If you're a business person, if you are a politician, you're human.  If you're a parent; the most important question that you can you ever ask yourself is "Why?". Why do I do it?  Why do I do it?  Why do I believe?  Why do I go to work every day?…You have to find something that connects with you. That is: I do it because I'm driven to do itI'm doing it because that's who I am." 

"I do it because I'm driven to do it.  Because that's my job.  That's my calling in life.  That's who I am."

Earlier this year, Coca-Cola became the poster child for how a corporation could shove leftist ideologies onto its consumers. The company suspended advertising on Facebook in a push to censor former President Donald Trump, published a manifesto about racial equity, and demanded all legal teams working for Coke meet certain diversity quotas.

But now, after Trump, Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Tx.), Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.), and many other conservative voices called for a boycott of the company's products, Coca-Cola appears to be shifting directions.

The Washington Examiner reported that the company issued a conciliatory statement after conspicuously failing to appear on a published list of hundreds of corporations and individuals that signed a statement denouncing the Georgia voting bill.

"We believe the best way to make progress now is for everyone to come together and listen respectfully, share concerns, and collaborate on a path forward. We remained open and productive conversations with advocacy groups and lawmakers who may have differing views," the company said. "It's time to find common ground. In the end, we all want the same thing – free and fair elections, the cornerstone of our democracy."

Then last week, Coca-Cola Co.'s new general counsel, Monica Howard Douglas, told members of the company's global legal team that the diversity initiative announced by her predecessor, Bradley Gayton, is "taking a pause for now." Gayton resigned unexpectedly from the position on April 21, after only eight months on the job, to serve as a strategic consultant to Chairman and CEO James Quincey.

"Why is Coca-Cola 'taking a pause' on all of these? Because you have been standing up," Glenn Beck said on the radio program Monday. "You and others have been standing up. Your voice, it's the power of one. Your voice makes a difference."

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This week on "The Glenn Beck Podcast," civil rights activist and Woodson Center founder Bob Woodson joined Glenn to call out the leftists in the "race grievance industry," like the Rev. Al Sharpton and Black Lives Matter, Inc., who, he says, are "profiting off the misery of their people."

Woodson lived through the appalling segregation laws of the last century and has a much different message about what it means to be "oppressed" than the so-called "anti-racist" activists today.

Woodson said he believes the real struggle for impoverished minority communities "is not racial." He argued that leftists "at the top" derive "moral authority" by claiming to represent "so called marginalized groups," while they prosper at the expense of those "at the bottom."

"There's nothing worse than self-flagellating guilty white people and rich, angry black people who profit off the misery of their people," Woodson said.

"I call what Sharpton and some of those are doing is worse than bigotry. It's treason. It's moral treason against their own people," he added. "The only time you hear from them is when a white police officer kills a black person, which happens maybe 20 or 21 times a year, but 6,000 blacks are killed each year by other blacks. So, in other words, their message is black lives only matter when taken by someone white, which means you are betraying the black community when you turn your back on 20 children that are slaughtered and you don't march in that community and demand that those killers be turned over to the police."

'The problem is not racial," Woodson asserted. "The problem is the challenge of upward mobility. Any time you generalize about a group of people, blacks, whites, Native American, and then you try to apply remedies, it always benefits those at the top at the expense of those at the bottom. ... It's a bait and switch game where you're using the demographics of the worst of these, to get resources that helps the best of these, or those who are prospering at the top. So, if I was the president, I would say an end to the race grievance business, that America should concentrate on the moral and spiritual free fall that is consuming people at the bottom."

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Following President Joe Biden's first joint address to Congress, Glenn Beck joined fellow BlazeTV host and author of the new book, "American Marxism," Mark Levin to expose what they called the "Liar-In-Chief's" radical plans for our country and to explain why the far Left's proposals and programs are really a "frontal attack" on our Constitution, our country, and our way of life.

"Substantively, this is a frontal attack on our Constitutional system of limited government. It is a frontal attack on our capitalist system. He's basically throwing out all the bromides for the radical left groups that now form the base of the modern Democrat Party. And I make the case that ... this is Marxist bullcrap in its broadest sense," Levin stated.

"Here we are, a country now where one man can get up in the middle of the night and make a list of everything he wants to do to the country," he added, speaking figuratively. "It's like an unreality where we're living in separate worlds ... the whole thing is a fraud."

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After months of delays and COVID-19 excuses, President Biden finally delivers his address to the joint session of Congress. It is a truly historic moment, as only a few hundred members of Congress received an invite. While some have compared this speech to JFK's moon landing challenge, it will likely be more like FDR's New Deal nightmare. Will Speaker Pelosi continue her tradition of ripping up the president's speech? Will VP Harris cackle to a quiet audience?

Glenn Beck teams up with fellow BlazeTV host Mark Levin, author of the new book "American Marxism," to take on the progressive plans that could completely transform our economy and our way of life. Steve Deace, BlazeTV host and author of "Faucian Bargain," joins to discuss why it's not enough for conservatives to just lament the dangerous Democrat agenda; we must activate against the woke infection of our institutions. Plus, a power panel to rival CNN talking heads: Stu Burguiere, BlazeTV host of "Stu Does America," and Jason Buttrill, head researcher and writer for Glenn Beck.

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