Obama admits: Yeah, sequester was my idea

The administration had been vigorously trying to blame Republicans for creating the sequester cuts, even though Bob Woodward reported they were the Obama Admin’s idea. The Whit Hosue finally admitted it today - so why in the world would Obama design cuts like this?

"Here's why he wanted sequester, and this is really important for you to understand because one thing that you have to start telling your friends, slap them across the face: Wake up. And you need to stay awake as much as you possibly can. What's happening in Greece and happening all over, there are marches now in ‑‑ gosh, where was it? There was a march in ‑‑ hang on. Let me see if I can find it again real quick. A march in ‑‑ shoot. I can't remember. It's someplace over in Europe. And they are ‑‑ the UN is now monitoring ‑‑ no, I'm sorry. It was in Australia. They cut the welfare payments to the poor, including single moms, and the UN is now investigating why they would cut welfare payments in Australia. And so now people are marching in the streets in Australia, in Greece, in France, in Italy, in Great Britain against austerity, which are budget cuts. You have to have budget cuts."

"So why would the president make ‑‑ we've said if you want ‑‑ if you're serious, you want to have budget cuts, you make budget cuts. Why would he design this? He just admitted it this weekend that he did indeed design these budget cuts. Why would you design it to be this way? You would design it to be this way because you're not serious about cutting the budget. You want to make sure no one ever seriously considers cutting the budget. He is laying the groundwork for the marches in the streets against ‑‑ he is designing Greece."

"When you see what's happening in Greece and in Spain where they are rioting in the streets, remember what Frances Fox Piven said? Why aren't there people in the streets? Remember this was all designed after the Watts Riots. So he is ‑‑ he is now training people that austerity is bad, that any budget cut is bad. While we were saying that, you know, you can't find $85 billion? He spent a million dollars on the golf course with Tiger Woods. A million dollars of your tax dollars went for him to play golf with Tiger Woods. Million. You can't find $85 billion in a $4 trillion budget? What, are you crazy? Of course you can. Of course you can. But he couldn't. So he wanted to furlough all the federal workers. He wants to federal ‑‑ he wants to furlough anybody, especially unions. Go after those union jobs. And also cut and make sure that you feel as much pain as you possibly can. You don't feel pain yet, but eventually he'll start blaming everything on this. Absolutely everything."

"It's why the GOP kept coming back and saying, 'There's other ways to cut, there's other ways to cut, there's other ways to cut,' and he refused all of them. Because he wants pain to be associated with any cut whatsoever. Because he is training us to march in the streets against any kind of austerity. We're the last ones out, guys. We're the last ones out. Every other Western nation is already out on the streets marching against austerity."

Everything comes down to the two Senate runoffs in Georgia. If we lose both races, we lose the country. Democrats know this and are pouring in millions to usher in a Marxist agenda.

As the Left tries to hide how radical the two candidates really are, Glenn takes us inside the Democrat war room to expose the wolf in pastor's clothing, Raphael Warnock, and America's Justin Trudeau, Jon Ossoff. Socialism, the Green New Deal, and "defund the police" are all on the table. And Glenn warns of what's to come if conservatives don't activate: Chuck Schumer will weaponize the Senate, and the radical Left will launch an all-out assault to ravage the Constitution.

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Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) joined the "Glenn Beck Radio Program" to explain how mail-in ballots are typically disqualified during recounts at a far higher rate than in-person, Election Day ballots, and why this is "good news" for President Donald Trump's legal battle over the election.

"One of the things that gives the greatest cause for optimism is, this election ... there's a pretty marked disparity in terms of how the votes were distributed. On Election Day, with in-person voting, Donald Trump won a significant majority of the votes cast on in-person voting on Election Day. Of mail-in voting, Joe Biden won a significant majority of the votes cast early on mail-in voting," Cruz explained.

"Now, here's the good news: If you look historically to recounts, if you look historically to election litigation, the votes cast in person on Election Day tend to stand. It's sort of hard to screw that up. Those votes are generally legal, and they're not set aside. Mail-in votes historically have a much higher rate of rejection … when they're examined, there are a whole series of legal requirements that vary state by state, but mail-in votes consistently have a higher rate of rejection, which suggests that as these votes begin being examined and subjected to scrutiny, that you're going to see Joe Biden's vote tallies go down. That's a good thing," he added. "The challenge is, for President Trump to prevail, he's got to run the table. He's got to win, not just in one state but in several states. That makes it a lot harder to prevail in the litigation. I hope that he does so, but it is a real challenge and we shouldn't try to convince ourselves otherwise."

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Fox News senior meteorologist Janice Dean is perhaps even more disgusted with New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) for his coronavirus response than BlazeTV's Stu Burguiere (read what Stu has to say on the subject here), and for a good reason.

She lost both of her in-laws to COVID-19 in New York's nursing homes after Gov. Cuomo's infamous nursing home mandate, which Cuomo has since had scrubbed from the state's website and blamed everyone from the New York Post to nursing care workers to (every leftist's favorite scapegoat) President Donald Trump.

Janice joined Glenn and Stu on the "Glenn Beck Radio Program" Tuesday to ask why mainstream media is not holding Gov. Cuomo — who recently published a book about his leadership during the COVID-19 pandemic — accountable?

"I'm vocal because I have not seen the mainstream media ask these questions or demand accountability of their leaders. [Cuomo] really has been ruling with an iron fist, and every time he does get asked a question, he blames everybody else except the person that signed that order," Janice said.

"In my mind, he's profiting off the over 30 thousand New Yorkers, including my in-laws, that died by publishing a book on 'leadership' of New York," she added. "His order has helped kill thousands of relatives of New York state. And this is not political, Glenn. This is not about Republican or Democrat. My in-laws were registered Democrats. This is not about politics. This is about accountability for something that went wrong, and it's because of your [Cuomo's] leadership that we're put into this situation."

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As America grows divided and afraid to disagree with the Democrats' woke plan for America, Megyn Kelly is ready to fight back for the truth. For nearly two decades, she navigated the volatile and broken world of the media. But as America leans on independent voices more than ever, she's breaking new ground with "The Megyn Kelly Show."

She joined the latest Glenn Beck Podcast to break down what's coming next after the election: Black Lives Matter is mainstream, leftists are making lists of Trump supporters, and the Hunter Biden scandal is on the back burner.

Megyn and Glenn reminisce about their cable news days (including her infamous run-in with then-presidential candidate Donald Trump) and to look into the chaotic and shady world of journalism and the growing entitlement it's bred. For example, many conservatives have been shocked by how Fox News handled the election.

Megyn defended Fox News, saying she believes Fox News' mission "is a good one," but also didn't hold back on hosts like Neil Cavuto, who cut off a White House briefing to fact check it — something she never would have done, even while covering President Obama.

Megyn also shared this insightful takeaway from her time at NBC: "Jane Fonda was an ass."

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