Glenn, Ann Coulter, and 80% of America agree — No Amnesty.

While the GOP may be divided on immigration reform, the voices of the conservative movement certainly aren't. This morning, bestselling author and conservative commentator Ann Coulter joined the radio program to discuss the battle over immigration reform currently occurring in Washington.

"I am really disturbed by this cabal in Washington, the progressive wing of the Republican Party that is putting the final shots into the fundamental transformation of this country," Glenn said to Ann this morning.

"Yes, it really is the rise of the plutocrats," Ann noted.

She named the power-players involved in getting this bill through Congress — many of whom we aren't used to seeing side with the left: George Soros, Michael Bloomberg, the Koch brothers, Foster Friess (big-time Santorum funder), Sheldon Adelson (Gingrich funder), and even Rupert Murdock.

"This is massive," She continued. "First of all, the destruction of America as we know it and the transfer of money to the very, very wealthy, while harming the bottom."

Glenn noted that people are missing the economic repercussions of the legislation. It increases competition for the workers who are struggling the most. While decreasing competition for the people at the top by making it harder for the people at the top of the intellectual scale to enter the country.

"They're gutting the people who are struggling to make any kind of ends meat," he said.

"Yes, including recent immigrants whom they purport to love so much," Ann added. "As the country has done before, there was a decades‑long moratorium on any immigration beginning with Calvin Coolidge.  The economy boomed, the unemployment rate went down, the income inequality narrowed.  I mean, an awful lot of — so many social problems, so many, so many problems in America are traced directly to immigration, including, by the way, the NSA spying scandal.  You know, you don't need to spy on Americans if you're not letting in a lot of foreigners who want to kill us."

Ann continued, "The crime rate went up dramatically after Teddy Kennedy's 1965 immigration act, and it has not gone down to its pre‑1965 immigration act levels.  The unemployment rate has gone up.  And, you know, you keep reading these articles in liberal media particularly about how income inequality, it's increasing, it's increasing.  Why won't they talk about the cause of that increase?  You're bringing in multiple millions, overwhelming the country with desperately poor people and then you wonder why, why the bottom end of the spectrum is so far away from the rich who get to employ the desperately poor as their maids, their nannies, their pool boys, their's, you know, water boys and agricultural workers."

To make matters worse, Glenn noted how extremely disconnected mainstream America seems to be from this legislation. Americans are not protesting and demanding that comprehensive immigration reform be passed before July.

"Nobody is saying, "Let's get a comprehensive immigration deal done before July."  And you have the gigantic power structure of the GOP behind a lot of this and so you're entering a period, quite honestly, that looks a lot like the 19 — early 1850s with the Whig party where, you know, you had the beat‑down of Charles Sumner in the well of the Senate.  And that was the end of the GOP, and quite honestly it signaled the end of the republic as we knew it for a while," Glenn said.

"You are absolutely right," Coulter agreed. "I've never seen an issue where the people are on one side. About 80% of Americans in polls oppose more legal immigration. This bill, the Rubio bill not only grants instant amnesty, curious that when Republicans are promoting liberal ideas that will harm America, they adopt liberal argumentation techniques, which is to lie about their bill.  Why do they keep insisting it's not amnesty?  They know Americans do not want amnesty.  But that's only half of it.  It triples legal immigration.  And again it is not legal immigration for people who will compete with the editorial writers at the Wall Street Journal.  It's legal immigration for those who will be competing with the very people in America who are now suffering massive unemployment.  And the Americans are on one side, the elites are on the other side, and that's why they need to push this through in the dark of night.  And I'm so glad you're talking about this because I've heard so many talk radio hosts either not talking about it, being foolishly distracted by NSA or IRS.  Look, those will be there.  Let's talk about those in two weeks.  Or saying, "Oh, don't worry; the House is going to stop it." 

But the only way the House can stop it is by not voting for anything — which only 70 GOP House members have stood up and said they will do.

Coulter also noted that if it isn't stopped, America will soon become California — a place where a conservative will never win another election. But there are a few brave Republicans trying to hold down the line.

"I hate to point it out, but it's just so overwhelmingly true," Ann started, not only that 90% of Americans are against amnesty and increasing legalization while the elites are jamming through a bill that does the opposite, but it is striking that those Republicans who are saying this is a bad idea are the smartest Republicans we have."

Glenn agreed and shared his plan to travel to D.C. on Wednesday for the press conference being held outside the Capitol.

"I don't know how many people are going to go, but I just think this is, this is critical," Glenn noted. "The fundamental transformation of America happens if the House passes any kind of legislation."

Political commentator Bill O'Reilly joined the Glenn Beck radio program on Friday made an important prediction about President Joe Biden's chance of reelection in 2024.

O'Reilly told Glenn that former President Donald Trump was brought down because of COVID. "if COVID had not appeared, O'Reilly stated, "he [Trump] would have won reelection."

O'Reilly went on to predict that like Trump, President Joe Biden would lose reelection because of COVID. People saw a president who could not put out an intelligent fact-based message about COVID and people will remember that," he explained.

O'Reilly later added that "Trump and Biden are one-termers because of COVID."

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Critical race theory: Marxism is a religion

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Marx didn't actually tell his followers that the system needed to be destroyed. And it's not what Marx actually believed. Very few Marxists actually understand what Marx laid out.

Marxism isn't a list of demands and instructions. It's Marx's attempt to tell the future. Some of it he got right, most he got wrong. For example, he predicted the rise of automation.

Believe it or not, Marx was not an anti-capitalist. If anything, he revered it.

In a letter to Engels, he complained that too many people misunderstood his message, that his plan is to merge with capitalism. To make it new. He wanted to reify his brand of socialism, reify is a Marxist term, actually. It basically means to make an abstract idea concrete.

Marx didn't hate capitalism. He actually thought it was necessary. And he knew communism would never happen without the aid of capitalism.

Marx didn't hate capitalism. He actually thought it was necessary.

From there, he takes these ideas to some weird conclusions. Horrible conclusions. The main one being revolution.

What does the first phase of the Marxist revolution look like? How will we know if it has started? How can we tell if it's already begun? Marx's idea of the "dictatorship of the proletariat," where the working class would rise up in revolution and earn their freedom.

But what did Marx mean by freedom? Like so much of Marxism, it involves giving up your individuality, in service to the collective: "Only in community with others does each individual have the means of cultivating his gifts in all directions; only in the community, therefore, is personal freedom possible."

That's from his book The German Ideology, which he co-wrote with Friedrich Engels, the guy who paid all of his bills: "Free competition, which is based on the idea of individual freedom, simply amounts to the relation of capital to itself as another capital."

His idea here is that capital ruins any idea of freedom or individuality. And competition is what he uses as proof. In other words, Marx's definition of freedom has nothing to do with actual freedom, freedom as we know it.

He wrote, in Capital: "It is not individuals who are set free by free competition; it is, rather, capital which is set free."

He's saying that Capital manipulates our individual freedom and forces us to exploit ourselves. For someone who didn't believe in God, he sure had some fanciful ideas about the forces that control the universe.

For someone who didn't believe in God, he sure had some fanciful ideas about the forces that control the universe.

Marxists have always argued that capitalism is a religion. That our debt to capital is no different than our debt to God. Critical Theorist Walter Benjamin wrote an entire book called Capitalism as Religion, and wrote that capitalism is "the first case of a cult that creates guilt, not atonement."

There were many strains of socialism before Marx. There were entire movements, named after socialist and anarchist philosophers. But Marx was the one who figured it out, with the help of a rotating cast of people paying for his sloth, of course.

Marx's influence on socialism was so profound that socialism was practically re-named in honor of Marx. Marx has been deified.

He created a utopian society. Very hypothetical. It requires a working class that is devoted to daily readings of The Communist Manifesto.

This assumes that people who work all day — at a real job, where they can't just sit on the couch all day as Marx did — even have the energy to read dense theory when they get home.

Marx made a religion.

This post is part of a series on critical race theory. Read the full series here.

The Capitol riot was foolish and tragic, but Pelosi's Select Committee "investigation" on the January 6 "insurrection" has devolved into a show trial complete with bad tears and bad acting. But this is just a charade designed to distract us.

What's going on behind closed doors is truly nefarious. The Biden White House and the U.S. national security apparatus are seizing that event to redefine domestic terrorism and expand the powers of government to prevent it. There is an alarming blueprint for sweeping government action called the "National Strategy for Countering Domestic Terrorism," put together by the National Security Council.

On his Wednesday night special this week, Glenn Beck exposes the collusion between the Biden administration and Big Tech to surveil, root out, and silence America's deplorables – all in the name of national security.

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Terry Trobiani owns Gianelli's Drive Thru in Prairie Grove, Illinois, where he put up a row of American flags for the Fourth of July. But the city claimed he was displaying two of them improperly and issued him a $100 ticket for each flag.

Terry joined Glenn Beck on the radio program Tuesday to explain what he believes really happened. He told Glenn that, according to city ordinance, the American flag is considered "ornamental" and should therefore have been permitted on a federal holiday. But the city has now classified the flag as a "sign."

"Apparently, the village of Prairie Grove has classified the American flag as a sign and they've taken away the symbol of the American flag," Terry said. "So, as a sign, it falls under their temporary sign ordinance, which prohibits any flying, or any positioning of signs on your property — and now this includes the American flag. [...] The only way I could fly the American flag on my property is if I put it on a permanent 20 to 30-foot flagpole, which they have to permit."

Terry went on to explain how the city is now demanding an apology for his actions, and all after more than a year of small-business crushing COVID restrictions and government mandates.

"COVID was tough," Terry stated. "You know, we're in the restaurant business. COVID was tough on us. We succeeded. We made it through. We cut a lot of things, but we never cut an employee. We paid all our employees. I didn't take a paycheck for a year just to keep our employees on, because it was that important to me to keep things going. And, you know, you fight for a year, and you beat a pandemic, and then you have this little municipality with five trustees and a president, who just have no respect for small businesses. And right now, what I see is they have no respect for the republic and the United States ... I think it's terrible. The direction that government, at all levels, have taken us to this point, it's despicable."

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