Glenn: "How stupid are we?"

Are people sharing too much on social media? Given the recent report on the IRS not only inviting themselves into your email inbox, but stalking your social media posts as well, Glenn thinks it's about time we have that conversation.

"How stupid are we to continue to post things on Facebook and continue to be as open as we are?" Glenn asked this morning. "You know, everyone on Facebook, they [Facebook] claim they own."

If public social media posts are fair game for the government, is it about time that Americans stopped sharing quite so much of their personal lives over the internet? Probably. But what will it take for the average person to stop updating their every move on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram? Or is that the way it is now?

From Facebook and Twitter to Instagram and Foursquare, people all around the world are sharing more information, personal and otherwise, than ever before.

"It is truly amazing to me how many people will continue to give everything," Glenn said.

Glenn goes on to point out how easily all of the information we make public could be used against us.

"You're giving them every bit of information about who you are, how you think — you're giving them your entire contact list…all of your friends," he added.

The typical response from people who aren't as leary would be, "So what? I'm not doing anything wrong." But Pat points out, "Really? Because they change the definition of what's wrong and what's right a lot."

"It was totally in New York about a month ago to have a gun, and be on Prozac.  It's no longer cool to have a gun and be Prozac," Glenn followed up. "How about that one?"

Glenn isn't anti-social media. In fact, both he and his business use social media frequently. However, his is a word of caution to think about what you're making public. It seems like every day another story is breaking about how some group is being added to a watch list or labeled by the government. Just this week it was released that the DHS claimed to be watching Christians. A couple of years ago the state of Missouri added Tea Party & 9/12 activists to a watch list. The majority of the groups organize and/or communicate online in some form or fashion. It wouldn't take long to find anyone associated with these groups, in fact, that's the point of some social media platforms — easy organizing and direct communication.

The issue really isn't with the American people or emerging technology. It's with growing government power and overreach.

Presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) may say he's all about advocating for the common good, but during his more than 30 years in "public service," the socialist senator has been more adept at promoting his own bottom line.

Investigative journalist and best-selling author, Peter Schweizer, joined Glenn Beck in the studio Friday to discuss his new book, "Profiles in Corruption: Abuse of Power by America's Political Elite," and to break downs how Sanders has become the very model of the corrupt socialist leader who becomes wealthy at the expense of the citizens they are elected to serve.

"It's a major problem for Bernie Sanders," Schweizer said. "He's turned socialism into a profession that has generated a lot of money to his family."

"Isn't that what always happens?" Glenn asked. "I mean, everybody in charge of a socialist country, they walk away with billions, in some cases, and the people are left starving."

"Yes, that's exactly right," agreed Schweizer. "It is a racket for Bernie Sanders. And the sort of austere image that he presents —kind of the John the Baptist of the progressive movement — it's simply not true."

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By now you've probably heard all about former Vice President Joe Biden's alleged corruption in Ukraine with his son, Hunter, and the Ukrainian energy company, Burisma. But as it turns out, the Biden family's dubious dealings weren't limited to Ukraine, but extended to China as well.

In this clip, Glenn Beck explains Hunter Biden's four primary "problems" in China, including partnering with criminals, working with Chinese companies accused of stealing and spying on the U.S. military, as well as some very sketchy investments.

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Bill O'Reilly joined the "Glenn Beck Radio Program" on Friday for his weekly take on the 2020 presidential race.

O'Reilly emphasized what a dangerous candidate socialist Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) really is, and how the media is working to mislead voters by depicting other Democratic candidates, such as former South Bend, Indiana, Mayor Pete Buttigieg, as "moderate."

"The Democratic Party has been hijacked -- and this is no breaking news -- by the progressive left. Which is now being enabled by the national media," said O'Reilly.

"Bernie Sanders is a dangerous man. In any sane time, media time, that would be clear to everybody. But it's not," he added. "It's like, 'Oh, there's uncle Bernie and he just wants to give stuff away. What a great guy.' [He's] not a great guy, all right? He's a totalitarian. He'll take your freedom, in every area, away. Every area. There isn't one area, that Bernie Sanders wouldn't intrude upon, in your personal freedom. Yet, that's not reported. You don't know it unless you pay attention. It's all a bunch of dishonest blather that has obliterated the so-called moderate Democrat. And there are millions of those people. They don't know what to do because they have no voice in the media."

Glenn pointed out that the media has been "trying to make Pete Buttigieg into a moderate" ever since his strong showing in the Iowa caucuses last week.

"So, Pete Buttigieg: Harvard grad. Rhodes Scholar. Brilliant man, he is brilliant. Great speaker. Almost as good as Beck and I. Not quite, but almost," O'Reilly said. "He's only 38, all right? So, the guy goes out and runs for president after being the mayor of South Bend, Indiana, for eight years, and almost destroying that city. The city is in chaos, yet he's re-elected with 80% of the vote the second time. That's what a good BS'er Pete Buttigieg is.

The two went on to break down Buttegieg's radical policy plans on immigration, abortion, gun control, and more.

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On the radio program Thursday, Glenn Beck and his chief researcher, Jason Buttrill, have uncovered new evidence that suggests the coronavirus death toll numbers coming from China are grossly inaccurate.

After vetting several deep-fake videos circulating on social media, Jason unearthed shocking whistleblower-videos released by citizens of the communist state that show entire warehouses filled with body bags, along with other atrocities.

Jason and Glenn break down the real numbers and discuss the possibilities of the outbreak coming to America. Watch the video below for more details:

Don't miss next Wednesday's TV special on the coronavirus in its new time slot at 9PM ET.

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