Obama: Palestine is pretty like Canada

"Today he said in a speech that the United States of America and Canada, that's the comparison you look for. You look to the Palestinians and the United States ‑‑ or the Palestinians and Israel; it's the same relationship as the United States and Canada. That is the most ‑‑ I mean, I apologize to first graders, but that is the most ‑‑ that's ‑‑ a first grader would make a better comparison than that. That is unbelievable. It shows the man has absolutely no idea what's really going on," Glenn said.

"To equate the Palestinians, who are lobbing missiles over the border, to equate them to Canada is beyond comprehension. And if you think that if Canada was bombing our schools, bombing our buses, if you think that we wouldn't be behaving like Israel times a thousand, this ‑‑ these people would rise up. Americans would rise up and say enough is enough. We would. We wouldn't have the restraint that Israel has. Because we've forced Israel to sit on their hands for so long. We wouldn't put up with it."

As bad as the Canada comparison was, Glenn said the most disturbing elements of this story come not from Obama's words but his actions.

President Obama, who is making his first trip to Israel as the Commander-in-Chief, declined an invitation to speak in fron of the Knesset, Israel's legislative body. Instead, he spoke to handpicked members of the radical left at a university.

Columnist Caroline Glick explained, "The only revealing aspect of Obama’s itinerary is his decision to on the one hand bypass Israel’s elected representatives by spurning the invitation to speak before the Knesset; and on the other hand to address a handpicked audience of university students – an audience grossly overpopulated by unelectable, radical leftists."

Glenn said, "I'll tell you what this president is doing: He is sending a very clear signal to the enemies of Israel: 'I do not endorse or believe that the Knesset is even legitimate. I am with you. Judea and Samaria belongs to you, not to Israel. And while I could sit here and talk to people like Benjamin Netanyahu, I'd rather talk to you, the radical, because you are the one that has the key to the solution and the future.' That is exactly what is happening with the president's trip."

In her column, Glick pointed out that the last time Obama spoke in the Middle East, he invited members of the Muslim Brotherhood and the radical left to attend his speech in Cairo. Not long after, Egypt was enveloped in the uprising known as the Arab Spring which saw radical Islamists rise to power.

"Nobody else either sees it or they're too much of a pansy to get on air and actually say it. But this guy is setting the Middle East on fire yet again. You watch. You watch. In the next 12 months, you watch these people who have been invited to this and you see if there isn't trouble or a real gaining of traction with the radicals in Israel."

As the Senate prepares for former President Trump's second impeachment trial, many are asking whether it's constitutional to try a president after leaving office. Alan Dershowitz, lawyer and host of the of "The Dershow," joined Glenn Beck on the radio program to talk about the legal battles Trump still faces.

Dershowitz said he believes the Senate doesn't have the authority to convict Trump, now that he's a private citizen again, and thus can't use impeachment to bar him from running for office again.

"The Constitution says the purpose of impeachment is to remove somebody. He [Trump] is out of office. There's nothing left to do.
It doesn't say you can impeach him to disqualify him for the future. It says, if you remove him you can then add disqualification, but you can't just impeach somebody to disqualify them," Dershowitz said.

"The Senate can't try ordinary citizens. So once you're an ordinary citizen, you get tried only in the courts, not in the Senate. So it's clearly unconstitutional," he added.

Dershowitz, who served on Trump's legal team during the first impeachment trial, also discussed whether he thinks Trump is legally (or even just ethically) responsible for the Capitol riot earlier this month, and whether those engaging in violence could be considered "domestic terrorists."

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A new, shocking CBS News poll shows that the majority of Americans believe they're facing a new enemy: other Americans.

More than two-thirds of poll respondents said they believe democracy in the U.S. is "threatened," and 54% said "other people in America" are the "biggest threat to the American way of life," rather than economic factors, viruses, natural disasters, or foreign actors.

Will it be possible to unite our nation with statistics like that? On "The Glenn Beck Radio Program," Glenn and Stu discussed the poll numbers and what they mean for our future.

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Countless leaders on the left are now arguing that removing President Donald Trump from office won't be enough — they're now calling for the president's "cult-like" supporters to be "deprogrammed." And it's not just fringe politicians.

During an appearance on "Real Time with Bill Maher" last week, former NBC anchor Katie Couric said, "The question is, how are we going to really almost deprogram these people who have signed up for the cult of Trump."

Former Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton and Democratic Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi questioned whether the nation needs "a 9/11-type commission" to determine whether President Trump was colluding with Russian President Vladimir Putin "the day that the insurgents invaded our Capitol." Clinton also made sure to include her favorite "deplorables" in her unsubstantiated conspiracy theory:

"But we now know that not just [Trump] but his enablers, his accomplices, his cult members, have the same disregard for democracy," Clinton said to Pelosi.

Washington Post columnist Eugene Robinson and New York Times Magazine's Nikole Hannah-Jones agreed that there is a need for "millions of Americans, almost all white, almost all Republicans" to be deprogrammed and punished, during an MSNBC interview last week.

Now, a story from the Washington Post is also preaching that narrative and even added that we need more restrictions for conservatives on social media and in the broadcast industry.

"So now we have to be deprogrammed? We've heard this over and over and over and over again, for months," said Glenn Beck on the radio program Tuesday. He read through the shocking details of the Washington Post op-ed and discussed the extraordinary dangers of the latest anti-conservative movement in America.

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As calls for censorship and restrictions against conservative voices get louder, Glenn Beck said he feels an "awesome responsibility" to speak, not the words he'd personally like to say, but those he believes the Lord would want him to share.

"It's an awesome responsibility, and one that I am not worthy of," Glenn said. "I want to say ... what He wants me to say. And I have to listen very carefully, because I feel the same way you do. But that will get us nowhere."

Glenn said it's time for Americans who are awake — not woke — to come together, no matter which side of the political aisle you're on, and stand with the truth.

"We are the Alamo, we will stand. But we desperately, desperately need you," Glenn said. "We need the people who are awake — not woke — awake. You may disagree with us. We are your allies, not your enemies. And if you will not stand with us in our hour of need, there will be no one left to stand with you in your hour of need. We must all come together, anyone who is awake."

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