The left "celebrates" 40 years of Roe vs. Wade

The 40th anniversary of Roe vs. Wade is this week and groups on both sides of the issue have been doing different things to bring attention to the abortion debate. Earlier this week, Glenn spoke to pro-life activist Lila Rose about the great work she is doing at Live Action and the March for Life. Today, Glenn highlighted a more disturbing side of the anniversary.

Abortion advocates seem to be "celebrating" the anniversary in rather creepy ways…Here's one example:

So…apparently abortion is a middle aged male?

Irony alert.

Aren't pro-life conservatives constantly being accused of a "war on women" and abortion is a women's rights issue? Conservative men are constantly maligned for even taking a stance on an issue that couldn't possibly understand? So who better to be the representative figure of abortion…than a creepy man who appears to be hitting on all women?

"It is so disturbing," Glenn said after hearing the ad. "He is talking about Roe versus Wade and the way they're ‑‑ I mean, they've made it a sexual commercial."

Not only have that sexualized the sensitive issue — remember, the debate is over whether or not abortion is murder — they've turned it into a joke. This video was designed to make you laugh.

"I particularly enjoyed the use of the word "baby" so many times," Stu pointed out. "'Hey, baby, we killed you.'"

"I just, I find it amazing that they thought that was appropriate to take a guy and make him sound like, "Yeah, baby.  We're going to get some lovin' now," when this is the argument against it is that you don't kill children for birth control.  And that's what ‑‑ this whole thing just felt that way," Glenn said. 

But that's just one of the less disturbing pieces of media to come out of the activists on the left side of the issue.

A new documentary is being released on the four doctors left in the United States still perform late [3rd] term abortions.

"Who in their right mind would do that?" Glenn asked.

"I'm surprised they are doing it," Stu answered. "They are doing it like, we're the fantastic four.  Like, they're like profiling them like they're heroes essentially of course."

One would think that doctors involved in any documentary focused on such a controversial issue would be very clinically based and well spoken — not the case. Stu played audio from an NPR show called Shades of Grey that displayed the complete disconnect from reality.

If these individuals in this audio and the documentary are in favor of making late term abortions legal, it seems like they would make sure the issue was discussed in a light where is leaves you asking questions or less polarized.That's not really what's going on.

"I don't think you'll feel that way when you hear these clips," Pat commented.

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VOICE:  Of course there is another aspect to this and, umm, you know, I always do kind of in a way have a moment's thought of thinking of the end of this fetus and that I think of this as a life necessarily but it's a loss. 

As Glenn, Pat and Stu point out, what exactly is one losing if not a life? Tissue? Cysts? Cells? Do they not make life?

And on that note, they don't "necessarily" think of it as a human life…okay…would this doctor liked to be described as not "necessarily" a murderer? In order to perform a procedure like this, there should probably be a very definitive line, right? If your doctor tells you that you don't "necessarily" have cancer, you're probably going to want to confirm that before taking any actions moving forward.

"What's it going to grow into?" Pat asked rhetorically. "It's not ‑‑ you don't think of it as life necessarily.  What is it?"

In a different clip a nurse discusses her experience with partial birth abortion:

NURSE:  We have a sonogram in the room and one person is in charge of manning the sonogram.  So the transducer is on the mom's belly.  So you can see calcified structures.  So skull, ribcage, arms and legs and that kind of thing. 

 

Interviewer:  Doctors learn to look at very gruesome things.  It is the nature particularly of being a surgeon. 

 

NURSE:  You break the bag of water and the umbilical cord gets kinked and the infant dies pretty quickly so that the procedure's being done on, you know, a dead ‑‑ a dead fetus.  I reached in with the forceps and the sonogram was on one of the limbs, I believe it was the arm and so I pulled and I pulled and put it in a dish.  And he moved the sonogram over and the heart was still beating. 

"Imagine if I came over and I put something around you or your child at any age or your grandfather who has Alzheimer's and doesn't really understand and I put a chain or a clamp around his arm and I pull it off his body," Glenn said after hearing the audio. "What do you think grandpa, with no quality of life, doesn't really know what's going on, has Alzheimer's.  Do you think Grandpa feels any pain?  That doesn't ‑‑ that doesn't seem to bother her."

And remember, many of these people on the far left are the same people that will organize a protest to protect a tree or won't let you transport lobster because of the "comfort level".

"And they don't care what the baby experiences," Pat said. "They don't care."

Remember, this is also what groups like Draw The Line and The Center for Reproductive Rights consider to be "women's rights" and "reproductive rights". These groups are endorsed by individuals like Meryl Streep, Kevin Bacon, and others who are paid millions to star in our favorite movies.

Stu noted that the woman in that clip was clearly disturbed by the experience and was very uncomfortable with it.

"But she at the end came — she's still doing it.  She's still doing abortions after that experience," he said.

Here's another clip where a woman discusses having seven abortions:

VOICE: Where you are now I've been.  It took me years to get to where I'm at now.  I've had seven abortions; I have three kids.  Take the time.  Think about your decision.  Weigh out your pros and cons.  Having a child is not an easy chore. 

"That's why you have seven abortions because babies, they're not easy chores," Stu said disgusted. "That's the way to look at a newborn life?  It's a chore, and it's not an easy one."

The lack of value for life in these audio clips, to put it lightly, is wildly disturbing. Glenn recalled a line from Les Miserables that puts, not just the late term abortion debate, but the entire abortion debate into a powerful perspective. At the end of the movie, when Jean Valjean is about to die, he and his adopted child, who he has sacrificed everything for, have a moving exchange.

"He knows he's going to die, and he says ‑‑ such a simple line.  "You're the best of my life."  That gets me every time," Glenn said. Because when you stop and think of it, all of the trouble that you might be having with your kids, all the trouble that you might have had with the kids or all the trouble that you are going to have with your kids, when you stop, you will look and say, "You're the best of my life."  And when somebody can look at a child and say, "You're not an easy chore," wow.  I don't even begin to relate."

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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