Lawrence O’Donnell gets schooled by former world champion chess player

Yesterday, Garry Kasparov, former World Chess Champion and Chairman of the Human Rights Foundation, sat down with MSNBC’s Lawrence O’Donnell to discuss President Obama’s now infamous “red line” remarks regarding the Syrian civil war.

“You know, Kasparov I think said it best last night with Larry O'Donnell on MSNBC. Kasparov is the world champion chess player from Russia,” Glenn said on radio this morning, “And he said, you know, your guy just got smoked.”

Kasparov argued that President Obama failed when he refused to follow through once chemical weapons were used in Syria and his “red line” was crossed. In his view, Russian President Vladimir Putin came out looking like the real winner this situation because he managed to broker a deal that essentially allows Syrian President Bashar al-Assad to be treated as a partner, instead of the war criminal he actually is.

O’Donnell, like the majority of his fellow MSNBC colleagues, doesn’t see it that way.

“Putin got everything he wanted, I think even beyond his wildest expectations,” Kasparov said, “and Obama who once said ‘red line’ he just, in my view, is just blowing up the reputation of his office.”

O'Donnell countered by saying the President won because it seemed to have stopped the use of chemical weapons.

“I agree stopping the use of chemical weapons was the goal,” Kasparov said, “and that's why the president said ‘red line.’ I understand that ‘red line’ means if that if somebody crosses ‘red line,’ you act and you don't talk anymore."

Again, Kasparov wasn’t buying it. “'Red line,’ whether it’s in Russian or English or any other language, it means that you act,” he said. “Barack Obama is the president of America and if he says ‘red line,’ he should, you know, put face value on his words.”

“Oh, my gosh,” Pat said. “These guys are fighting so hard to make it a win for the President. They backed into this because of a stupid gaffe by John Kerry that the Russians said, ‘Oh, okay, we'll make it happen then.’ And they did. And so they were embarrassed into actually taking this deal, supposedly. And now it's a win for them somehow. It's incredible."

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During his campaign, President Joe Biden survived scandal after scandal involving his son Hunter — the Ukraine/Burisma scandal, the laptop scandal, the one involving a stripper from Arkansas and a long-lost child. And yet, after it all appeared to have been swept under the rug, Hunter has now released a memoir — "Beautiful Things."

Filling in for Glenn Beck on the radio program this week, Pat Gray and Stu Burguiere discussed Hunter's "horrible" response when asked on "CBS This Morning" if the laptop seized by the FBI in 2019 belonged to him and reviewed a few segments from his new book, which they agreed raises the question: Is Hunter trying to sabotage his father's career?

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Countless corporations — from Delta Air Lines, Coca-Cola, and Porsche to UPS and LinkedIn — are calling out the Georgia voting laws, calling them "restrictive," "racist," and "discriminative." Meanwhile, words like "stakeholder" and "equitable" are starting to show up in their arguments.

On the radio program, Glenn Beck gave the "decoder ring" for what's really going on here, because our society is being completely redesigned in front of our eyes.

There's a reason why all these big businesses are speaking out now, and it has very little to do with genuine ideology, Glenn explained. It's all about ESG scores and forcing "compliance" through the monetization of social justice.

Glenn went on to detail exactly what ESG scores are, how they're calculated, and why these social credit scores explain the latest moves from "woke" companies.

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Dallas Jenkins is a storyteller — and he's telling the most important story of all time in a way that many believed was impossible.

Jenkins is the creator of "The Chosen," a free, crowdfunded series about the life of Jesus that rivals Hollywood productions. And Season 2 could not have arrived at a better time — on Easter weekend 2021. Church attendance has dropped, people are hungry for something bigger than all of us, and many are choosing social justice activism, political parties, or even the climate change movement as "religions" over God.

This Easter weekend, Jenkins joined Glenn on the "Glenn Beck Podcast" to discuss the aspects of Jesus that often get overlooked and break through the misconceptions about who Jesus really is to paint a clear picture of why America needs Emmanuel, "God with us," now more than ever.

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Award-winning investigative journalist Lara Logan joined Glenn Beck on the radio program this week to argue the Biden administration's border crisis is "enabling" drug cartels, allowing them to exploit migrants, use border wall construction roads, and cross the border much more easily.

Lara, who has witnessed and experienced firsthand some of the worst violence around the world as a war correspondent for CBS News, told Glenn it's "not an overstatement" to call the cartels in Mexico "the most violent and powerful criminal organizations on the face of the earth." And while they're "at war with us, we've been asleep at the wheel."

But Lara also offers solutions that the U.S. can enact to stop these horrific atrocities.

"There's more than 30,000 Mexican civilians who are massacred every year in Mexico by the cartels. And that's just the bodies that the Mexican government owns up to or knows about, right?" Lara said. "There's Mexicans buried in unmarked mass graves all across the country. I mean, everyone knows that the violence of the cartels is not like anything anyone has ever seen before. It even pales in comparison to, at times, to what terrorist groups like ISIS have done."

Lara went on to explain some of the unspeakable acts of violence and murder that occur at the hands of the Mexican cartels — 98% of which go uninvestigated.

"That's not unprosecuted, Glenn. That's uninvestigated," Lara emphasized. "[Cartels] operate with impunity. So the law enforcement guy, the policemen, the marine, the National Guardsmen, who are trying to do the right thing, who are not in the pocket of the cartels — what chance do those guys have? They've got no chance. You know where they end up? In one of those unmarked graves."

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