Bill Kristol still wrong as violence escalates in Egypt

More violence broke out in Egypt this week as at least 42 people have been confirmed dead after a bloody clash between the Egyptian military and supporters of Morsi’s Muslim Brotherhood regime. Both sides claim the other initiated the violence, but either way there is massive violence on the streets and it’s only getting worse.

TheBlaze.com is reporting that violence erupted between Egyptian security forces and supporters of ousted President Mohammed Morsi early Monday morning. There are conflicting reports coming from each side on the violence. Morsi supporters, who were holding a sit-in, content that the military fired the first shots, while the military says terrorist trying to storm the Republican Guard building fired first.

"What we do know is that Morsi’s supporters have been holding a vigil outside the Republican Guard headquarters in Cairo where it’s believed Morsi is being held by the military which detained him after ousting him from power on Wednesday.

The incident prompted the Freedom and Justice Party – the Muslim Brotherhood’s political arm – to call for “an uprising by the great people of Egypt against those trying to steal their revolution with tanks.” It’s urging the international community to intervene and “prevent a new Syria” scenario."

This morning on radio Glenn discussed the escalation in violence in the region (…and how confused Bill Krystol must be about the massive failure of the "peaceful revolution").

"Emergency services say more than 320 were wounded in the sharp escalation of Egypt's political crisis," Glenn explained. "Where's Bill Kristol when you need him?  Is this another Jeffersonion uprising? Did he dig Thomas Jefferson up and is he okay? That's what I want to know."

"I think Jefferson was one of the guys that climbed up that wall and threw Morsi opponents off that wall, killing them," Pat joked, referring to an alleged report that Islamists were throwing Morsi opponents off a high wall on the roof of a building and then beating them in the head with sticks.

"Also, Tahrir Square seems to be almost festive and protesters chant against the Islamic president who's overthrown in a video posted by the Muslim brotherhood and unidentified woman cries out as men attack her. The group from which former president Morsi hails claims the attack occurred in Tahrir square. Human rights watch reports a sharp rise in sexual assaults since earn Morsi protesters took to the streets in record numbers," Glenn continued.

In fact, there have reportedly been 100 rapes just last week — most of them gang rapes.

"The rights group says the latest attacks follow an all too familiar pattern since mass protests began.  Men force a girl or woman away from the people she's with, rip off her clothes and assault her.  Passersby join in on the attacks, which range from a groping to gang rape that have lasted more than an hour in the public square," Glenn said. "One woman said they made a more tight circle around me.  They started moving their hand all over my body, they violated every inch of my body.  So much traumatized I was only screening at the time.  I couldn't everyone speak, I cann't cry for help.  I was just screaming.  The only way these women can be rescued is by volunteer groups in women's organizations.  They ever an -- they have organized a system.  Once they are alerted they send in volunteers to take the women from the mob around, but uh notice there's no police action, nobody else doing this.  It's women."

Sadly, that's hardly shocking news in the Middle East, where in most countries woman are treated as second class citizens at best.

President Obama, who previously hadn't taken a stance, has come out in support of ousted President Morsi.

"He's standing firmly behind the Muslim brotherhood," Glenn said. "The people don't want it.  The people don't want him.  Why all of a sudden are you for the Muslim brotherhood?  I thought you were for a glorious revolution.  We'll let the people decide.  The people don't want it. Why are we back the Muslim brotherhood?  It's curious, isn't it? Everything that we said would happen has happened, except for the caliphate, but that's coming.  Everything we said, everything we said they would do."

In fact, what Glenn believed would happen during the first uprising appears to be happening now.

Do you remember when this first started, I didn't say that the Muslim Brotherhood was going to be it. I said it would be El Baradei.  Remember him?  I said this was a move from George Soros' international crisis group.  That's Samantha Power plays.  She is Cass Sunstein's wife, same up with the responsibility to protect, which is the reason why we went in to Egypt and Libya, and we had — we have a responsibility to protect, if there's human rights abuses going on," Glenn explained.

"Well, the international crisis group wanted El Baradei.  That's the guy that they wanted," Glenn continued. "Well, that's not the way it worked out."

Some are now claiming that one of the frontrunners will just go in a take power with the military — allegedly El Baradei.

"Now is anybody involved with Soros or the International Crisis Group, are they involved this time and are they working behind the scenes this time to get El Baradei?" Glenn asked.

After all, these are the groups that used social media to assist in the overthrow of former Egyptian leader, Mubarak.

Pat also pointed out that it is now against the law from Egypt to receive the $1.5 billion dollars in aide from the United States.

"There are two separate laws preventing it," Stu noted.

"But watch them do it anyway," Pat responded, noting that John Kerry already skirted the law and sent it this year.

Given the men and women occupying the White House claim to stand firmly against a so-called "war on women", one would think providing aide to a country that doesn't do anything to stop women from being raped in crowded streets in broad daylight would be out of the question. But apparently that's not the case.

Glenn Beck: This is the REAL Raphael Warnock and our new 'national religion'

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Multiple news outlets have called one of Georgia's Senate runoff elections for the Rev. Raphael Warnock, the Democrat who defeated Republican incumbent Sen. Kelly Loeffler.

So, on the radio show Wednesday, Glenn Beck looked into what this "radical preacher" has been saying in the past — and what he'll likely bring to the U.S. Senate in the future.

"Warnock is in one of the most influential and powerful stages of the country. And I use the word 'stage' intentionally," Glenn said. "It's the pulpit. He's the guy who says, if you voted for Donald Trump, well, you're a sinner."

Glenn introduced a video clip in which Warnock asserts:

If it is true that a man who has dominated the news and poisoned the discussion for months needs to repent, then it is doubly true that a nation that can produce such a man and make his vitriol go viral, needs to repent. I know, no matter what happens next month, more than a third of the nation that would go along with this, has reason to be afraid. America needs to repent for its worship of whiteness!

"So, (according to Warnock) you should be afraid," Glenn said. "Oh, and whiteness is evil. And, somehow or another, America has been worshiping whiteness ... see, critical race theory is now our new national religion."

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Nancy Pelosi and her growing ensemble of radical leftists are making sure that 2021 will be just as terrible as 2020 — terrible, and forcefully gender-neutral. The 117th Congress convened on Sunday, and on Monday, they shifted the goalposts by approving a 45-pages rules package, "H. Res 7," in a 217 to 206 vote. The Rules Package is the brainchild of Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Rules Committee Chairman James McGovern (D-MA).

Yesterday, in a speech to the House, Republican Rep. Tom Cole described the proposals as "some of the harshest and most cynical that I've experienced during my time in Congress." Congressman Steve Scalise accurately called it a "Soviet-Style rules package. ... designed to take away the voice of 48% of this chamber."

Some of the many wild rule changes include a continuation of proxy voting during the coronavirus pandemic, a ban on lawmakers convicted of certain crimes from visiting the House floor, and of course what would Democrats be without their hatred for Donald Trump? With the rule changes, they've found a way to attack Trump even after he's left office. They've added provisions that allow them to send subpoenas to former Presidents, former VPs, and former White House staff long after their administration has left the White House.

They've added provisions that allow them to send subpoenas to former Presidents, former VPs, and former White House...

Pelosi called the plan a "visionary rules package" which "reflects the values of her diverse Democratic majority," framing the proposal as a departure from ignorance, with that elitist under-handed way of condescending to non-woke Americans. She called them "future-focused proposals," as if conservatives and Republicans aren't worried about the future. Democrats honestly believe this. Believe that we pray to God for the destruction of the future, whatever it means. Although, Democrats are certainly not the authority on prayer: They can't even say one without jamming it full of woke inanity. And "inanity" is the word for it. Because the Democrats have devolved into utter nonsense.

In the news cycle, stories get buried. It feels like we're all constantly putting out fires. Politicians love this: Just about every controversy vanishes quickly. Shady legislation goes unnoticed. The mainstream media isn't going to report on this, not with any semblance of honesty or critical thought. As always, they're more interested in attacking Donald Trump. So it's up to us to ask, "Wait a minute, you're doing what now?"

You may be thinking, "How do the rules for the House of Representatives affect me?" Because you can tell a lot about a person by the way they run their house, or in this case their workplace. If this is how they want to conduct their workplace, I'm terrified to see how they'll run the country. Because, even though it will require ethical breaches and severe overreach, that's exactly what they're about to do, including a rule that keeps the House Minority from amending legislation on the floor.

In true leftist fashion, Democrats have projected their own injustices on Republicans. Like how the bill refers to the new rules as "sweeping ethics reforms," the implication being that there were ethical violations that demanded reforming.

Yesterday, House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy said it best, delivered a scathing rebuke of House Democrats. I recommend watching the whole thing. In particular, he took umbrage with the way the rules violate our freedom of speech, the most important right that we have as Americans.

He's right: This hatred for free speech began in academia. Specifically, from the Marxist radicals who promote and adhere to Critical Theory. We conservatives have spent so much time on Critical Race Theory, but we're missing the bigger picture. Critical Race Theory is just a wart on the looming monster known as Critical Theory. If you think the riots were bad, if you thought sports had become overrun by woke politics, if you thought colleges were bad already — you better get ready for the ideological tidal wave, because it's so about to be much worse. The whole thing is Critical Theory gone wild. I'll tell you why in a moment. First, let's look through the details.

Gender

The resolution aims to "make this House of Representatives the most inclusive in history," and opens by formally establishing the Office of Diversity and Inclusion. An entire department within the lower house of Congress devoted to bringing Critical Theory to life."Inclusion and diversity," two concepts entrenched in Critical Theory inanity. The left would call them "dog whistles," seemingly innocuous words that signal something evil. Apparently, inclusion and diversity are the reason House Democrats felt the need to change the name of the Office of the Whistleblower Ombudsman, "to the gender-neutral Office of the Whistleblower Ombuds."

Then they really lose it in subsection e: "Gender-Inclusive Language." This section "modernizes the use of pronouns, familial relationship terminology, and other references to gender in order to be inclusive of all members, delegates, resident commissioners, employees of the House, and their families."

In other words, the standing rules will now be gender-inclusive. ''Seamen'' will now be ''seafarers." ''Chairman'' is ''Chair." And one clause of House rules removed the terms father, mother, son, daughter, brother, sister, uncle, aunt, first cousin, nephew, niece, husband, wife, father-in-law, mother-in-law, son-in-law, daughter-in-law, brother-in-law, sister-in-law, stepfather, stepmother, stepson, stepdaughter, stepbrother" — you get the idea.

The new rules also require "standing committees to include in their oversight plans a discussion of how committee work over the forthcoming Congress will address issues of inequities on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, age, or national origin; honor all gender identities by changing pronouns and familial relationships in the House rules to be gender-neutral."

Free Speech

One of the most egregious parts of the rules changes is the way they'll compromise free speech. Democrats want to protect free speech only if it's something they agree with. They've taken this to villainous extremes.

Deep Fake Media

●The Democrat rules package also made it an ethics violation for members to knowingly distribute "deep fake" media.

●The wording is vague, and could easily encompass conservative media. What do they mean by fake media? Memes? Articles? Jokes? Op-eds? "regulations addressing the dissemination by electronic means of any image, video, or audio file that has been distorted or manipulated with the intent to mislead the public.

●It applies not only to Representatives' official accounts but also to their personal accounts, a clear violation of free speech. "They would penalize any member who shares news or views that liberals and their allies in the media deem 'fake.' They actually make it an ethics violation, which is usually reserved for such unbecoming conduct as bribery and corruption."

Pay As You Go (PayGo) Exemptions

●The new rules also weaken PayGo, a budgetary-control measure that limits "Tax and Spend" policies and requires Congress to offset spending on bills that would increase the deficit.

●They are the payment rules on legislation related to the virus and climate change that previously required lawmakers to identify new revenue sources or spending cuts to fund their priorities.

●Democrats will now be able to force through any legislation regardless of the cost, and for legislation like the Green New Deal. Yet AOC actually had a problem with this caveat, but of course, her reason for opposing it is as asinine as you'd expect.

The Motion to Recommit (MTR)

Congress is a majoritarian institution. They govern themselves, as long as it doesn't violate the Constitution. Since Democrats regained the majority two years ago, they have treaded that line and I would say that they've been downright unconstitutional. For those entire two years, they boasted that in 2020 they'd sweep Congress, all of it, but especially The House of Representatives. They were wrong, and now they have the slimmest majority in years. And I'm positive that their hubris is largely responsible.

They were wrong, and now they have the slimmest majority in years.

Since the creation of the modern party system shortly before the Civil War, there have been 18 House majority changes, with Democrats in power the most.

●The motion to recommit provides one final opportunity for the House to debate and amend a measure, typically after the engrossment and third reading of the bill, before the Speaker orders the vote on final passage. ... The motion does not delay or kill the bill. MTR gives the Minority, and by extension their constituents, a voice by denying them the chance to debate a bill on the floor.

●It's been around since the House was founded, and in its present form since 1909. In 1919, Rep. Abraham Garrett said that "The Motion to Recommit is regarded as so sacred, it's one of the few rules protected against the Committee on Rules by the General Rules of the House."

●When Pelosi was in the Minority, she described the MTR as grounded in the Free Speech guaranteed by our constitution. Anytime the Republicans had the majority, they never even considered cutting off MTR.

Democrats shifted the goalposts by redefining words, by degrading the current meanings, and by trying to convince us that we are fundamentally immoral. It's textbook Critical Theory: attack our sense of reality, our understanding of knowledge, our guiding beliefs, and, now, our most fundamental rights.

We've entered the era of Critical Theory. Wokeness is the new law.

Literally.

The time for metaphors is over; the House of Representatives just instituted wokeness into policy. They're still not saying the quiet part aloud. Critical Theory allows for this. Saddle up to the new normal. The new authoritarianism. Just like how nobody took 20 seconds to hop on Wikipedia and check the etymology of "amen", none of the Democrats have really thought out their plan.

Article I, Section 8 of The Constitution delineates the powers granted to the Congress, one of which is "to provide for calling forth the militia to execute the laws of the Union, suppress insurrections and repel Invasions."

Well, lately, America has been overrun by insurrections and invasions and Congress can't do much about it because they're in on the insurrection. Significant factions within the legislative branch have encouraged these insurrections, they have validated the invasive radicals who threaten to destroy our country. And they've done it under the auspices of furtherance. Of being progressive. Of not being racist, or transphobic, or whatever insult is trendy on woke Twitter.

The time for metaphors is over; the House of Representatives just instituted wokeness into policy.

They're saying, "surrender some of your rights, some of your luxuries, some of your privileges — you have so many, you don't deserve them — and you'll make the world a smidge better." It's the kind of ideology that shreds through people like they're nothing and it is swallowing America whole. Once they change the rules and they change the words, you're living a real-life version of Orwell's 1984. What we need in a moment like this are strong people willing to face the wrath of a Leftist establishment that is all too happy to watch the world burn.

McCarthy talked about how people were feeling this indignation. Well, Kevin, I want you to know, it's not just you. I feel it. I think more than 70 million Americans feel it.


WATCH HIS FULL SPEECH HERE:

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It's not going away any time soon.

And today, I ask that you just prepare mentally, for a rough road ahead. But one that we win in, in the end. And I can say it with confidence because I know the truth, will always set people free.

The truth will always prevail.


Glenn Beck's advice to 'Stop the Steal' rallygoers: DON'T engage with Antifa

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On the radio show Tuesday, Glenn Beck shared a piece of important advice for any conservatives gathering in Washington, D.C., this week to attend the "Stop the Steal" rally or other protests in support of President Donald Trump.

Glenn warned protesters not to engage with Antifa or anyone else shouting at or harassing you. They are trying to get you to engage, which will then discredit everything you came to support.

They're not there reason with you. They're there to provoke you and they're well trained to do so. Don't let them. Don't engage with them. Channel your inner Martin Luther King Jr. and just keep marching — or you'll be the only thing the media will show and delegitimatize the entire movement.

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President Trump tells Glenn Beck: 'NEVER will I concede'

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Over the holidays, Glenn Beck spoke with President Donald Trump over the phone, and the president made it clear that he has no intention of conceding the election (even if he has to leave the White House) because he believes — and always will believe — he won the race.

"He said, 'The fight is not up,' " Glenn said of the president. "I mean, the guy is not done fighting. And he said, 'I will not concede. Never will I concede.'"

President Trump also said he's not willing to think about his plan for the next four years. He has the next few weeks to focus on first.

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