Glenn: How do you deal with a President who is hell bent on destroying America?

Glenn opened the radio program this morning with a scathing critique of President Obama and his increasingly authoritarian leadership style. When you consider the results of a new AP-GFK poll, which find the President’s approval rating to be at a mere 37%, clearly the American people are fed up as well.

“How do you deal with a President who is hell bent on destroying America as you know it,” Glenn asked on radio this morning.

For President Obama to have been able to get away with all he has over the last five years, Glenn explained the media must either be complicit or oblivious. And the oblivious argument wore out its welcome a long time ago.

“I don't believe oblivious anymore. To be oblivious, you have to be dead,” Glenn said. “From the beginning, the American media has been head over heels in love with this man and his story. If you even believe his story, if not for all of the anti-American itch and ideology attached to the story, nobody would ever believe it. But because it's just rife with hatred for America, they are charmed.”

It became clear President Obama studied under prominent Marxists, Communists, and Revolutionaries. It became clear the people he refers to as “mentors” in his books were nothing more than composites. It became clear he attended the church of an America-hating, racist pastor for 20 years. And yet the media continued to laud his vision and what he stood for.

“I wondered how we could even contemplate putting this man on a parade committee, let alone the president of the United States. But the trust, the love, the adoration from the media continued unabated – for some because they actually share his distaste for this country; for others, because they were totally and incompletely ignorant,” Glenn explained. “To them, he was the symbol of diversity that they had been yearning for. He was hope and change itself. He was simultaneously proof that, in America, all things are possible through government and a reminder that this nation sprang from oppressive racist roots. He was everything the left ever dreamt of and more.”

When you have a media that is unabashedly infatuated with the President, you see questions like this:

REPORTER: What has surprised you the most about this office, enchanted you the most of serving in this office, humbled you the most, and troubled you the most.

PRESIDENT OBAMA: Well, let me write this down. Let me write this down.

“When you hear the press start to ask somebody in power that kind of question, you know you are in real trouble,” Glenn said. “Which explains how he survived the election. Jobs dismal, almost nonexistent. One where he himself declared this:”

PRESIDENT OBAMA: If I don't have this done in three years, it's going to be a one-term proposition.

“No, no. As a result of the cover of the media, he survived. He has continued to survive, despite breaking virtually every promise that he made even do his extreme left base,” he continued. “He hasn't stopped surveillance or warrantless wire-tapping. Do you remember that? That's what he was all about. No more foreign wars. Bring the troops home. Stop the killing… No more use of drones. I'm going to close Gitmo. He hasn't done that. Not in one year. Not in five years.”

As the government shutdown continues on because of a refusal to negotiate, President Obama had the gall to stand in front of the American people yesterday and say this:

PRESIDENT OBAMA: This morning, I had a chance to speak with Speaker Boehner. And I told him I'm happy to talk with him about anything – not the issues I think are important, but the issues they think are important.

“The deception is so easy to see through,” Glenn said. “He's happy to talk about anything. He won't budge a single inch, won't make a single concession. He's happy to talk all you want. In fact, in his entire presidency, name one thing that he's conceded to the Republicans. They say he concedes all the time. He gives everything. Tell me one time. One thing that was ever really important to the Tea Party and the people who believe in the Constitution. Name one… How about not apologizing for everything that we have ever done? How about just seeing that we have good intentions? How about not calling us ‘Tea Baggers’ for once? How about just recognizing the people that came on 8/28/10 and saying they were good decent people? How about just that? Name one thing.”

PRESIDENT OBAMA: But I also told him that having such a conversations, talks, negotiations shouldn't require hanging the threats of a government shutdown or economic chaos over the heads of the American people.

“That, of course, is not what they are doing. It isn't,” Glenn said. “But he is a master of setting up a false premise and babbling endlessly about how evil they are. And how evil what they are doing is, which they aren't doing.”

PRESIDENT OBAMA: Think about it this way. The American people do not get to demand a ransom for doing their jobs. You don't get a chance to call your bank and say, ‘I'm not going to pay my mortgage this month unless you throw in a new car and an XBox.’ If you are in negotiations around buying somebody's house, you don't get to say, ‘Well, let's talk about the price I'm going to pay, and if you don't give me the price, I'm going to burn down your house.’ That's not how it works.

The President’s remarks are especially ironic when you consider how picky he has become when it comes to implementing and obeying the law.

“How about we look at it this way. In our lives, we don't get to say, you know what? We're just going to ignore this law or that law. How about that, Mr. President? In this life, in this Republic, we don't get to say, I’m going to disavow and not obey this law. But this one, I'm going to do. I don't get to do that. None of us do. But you do,” Glenn said. “That, sir, and let me be very clear, is the sign of a dictator, someone who dictates the laws. When they are passed, you follow them. You sir, do not. You sir, pick and choose which laws and who to apply them to.”

In a scattered shower of journalism moment yesterday, Mark Knoller of CBS News asked the President a ‘tough’ question about the current political climate, and President Obama’s response proved just how out-of-touch he has become:

KNOLLER: Mr. President, while you are waiting for the shutdown to end, why is it that you can't go along with any of the bills the House is passing? Funding the FDA, FEMA, where you were yesterday, and Veteran's Benefits, and Head Start. You've got to be tempted to sign those bills and get funding to those bills that you support?

PRESIDENT OBAMA: Of course I'm tempted because you want to solve some of the problem if you could not solve all of it. But what you see are bills from Republicans wherever they feel political pressure, they put a bill forward. If there's no political heat, no television story on it, then nothing happens.

“So let me translate and take out all of this smugness and arrogance. If [he] signs these things, there won't be any pain, and [he’s] intending on inflicting as much pain on the American people as possible,” Glenn said. “Here's the thing. Everything that's been said here, I want you to know this: To those who are truly awake, truly completely awake, you are about to win. Wake up your neighbors, and if they refuse to come out of their deep sleep, move on to the next person. This is triage operation. And those of us who are believers know the truth. Here is the truth: The Constitution now and forever. It will stand because it is the truth.”

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A town in Sweden is under fire after denying requests to ring church bells in the 1990s and the 2000s but recently approving a mosque's request to conduct a weekly Islamic call to prayer.

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Authorities in the town of Vaxjo in southern Sweden have given the local mosque a one-year permit to recite the call to prayer every Friday for about four minutes. But Fr. Ingvar Fogelqvist of St. Michael's, the local Catholic church located about a mile from the mosque, says similar requests to ring church bells were denied.

On today's show, Pat and Jeffy talked about this story and favorable bias toward the Muslim faith. The issue isn't that the Islamic call to prayer is allowed; it's that all religions are not being treated equally.

Somebody might want to check the temperature in hell, it might be just a tad chillier than normal.

If you missed Friday's episode of The Glenn Beck Program, you missed something you probably never thought you'd see in this timeline or any other. Glenn actually donned President Trump's trademark red "Make America Great Again" hat and laid out the case for why he thinks Trump will win in a landslide in 2020.

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Bottom line: Nancy Pelosi and the mainstream media may have pushed Glenn to this point, but believe it or not, Trump's record will make this next election a walk in the park for number 45. At this point, the sitting president has done enough to earn even Glenn's vote.

Glenn broke down what he thought were the 10 biggest campaign promises that — unlike those made by most politicians — Trump actually kept.

10. Impose a 10% repatriation tax to bring jobs back to America

Not all of Trump's promises were good ones, but regardless of what the consequences may be — he did keep this one.

"Now, I think this one is dangerous," Glenn said on radio Friday. "He did it. Ten percent. Bring all of your money back into the United States. It will create jobs. Yes. It will also create inflation. But it's creating jobs."

9. Withdraw from the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP)

This has been one of Trump's most passionate issues.

"The stop the TPP. Uh-huh. Right. Sure you are. Uh-huh. Yes. He did," Glenn admitted.

8. Withdraw from the disastrous Paris Climate Accord

Glenn found himself eating crow on this.

"I'm on record saying he will never do that because his daughter is a huge global warming person and he only listens to the family. Eh. Wrong," Glenn said with a puff of crow feathers coming from his mouth.

7. Bring North Korea to the table and rein them in

This looked impossible. Not so.

"'I'm going to bring North Korea to the table.' Are you? Everybody has tried to do that," Glenn said. "Now, they're at the table. We don't know what's going to happen. So the result of that is unknown. But has anybody else done that?"

6. Stop over-regulation and jump-start the economy

It's the economy, stupid.

"Does anybody feel like America is beginning to get on track somewhat economically? You know why? Because he fulfilled another promise," Glenn said. "Stop over-regulating the American people. Give them their money. Give the companies the opportunity to expand and bring their money back into the country, and maybe they'll build buildings. Maybe they'll build offices. Maybe they'll build new products. Maybe they'll build new factories. Maybe they'll hire a bunch of people."

Glenn went on.

"Now, I know Seattle is trying to do everything they can to make sure everybody in their city is homeless and unemployed, but the rest of the country is enjoying the feeling of, wow, maybe things are going to be okay."

5. Reverse Obama's executive orders

If you're like Glenn, you've gotten used to politicians promising "no new taxes," but you can really tell they're lying if their lips are moving. Guess what? That's apparently not Trump.

"The executive orders? Yeah. He's reversed a lot of Obama's executive orders," Glenn said. "These are outrageous promises."

4. Pull out of the Iran nuclear deal

No big deal...

"'I'm going to cancel the Iran Deal.' Yep. None of these are small. You know, I've got maybe ten minutes. I think we can get that done in the first term. And they did," Glenn said.

3. Give tax cuts to middle-class Americans

Maybe this could have been better, but we'll take it.

"I don't like the tax cut. I think he could go a lot further," Glenn said. "But that's not even his job. His job is to sign things that Congress puts in front of him. Not to design it. You Republicans in Congress, you disgust me. You disgust me. 'Imagine what we could do if we had the House and the Senate and the White House.' I can imagine what you'll do — nothing. You'll do nothing."

2. Change strategy and defeat ISIS

The mainstream media have been radio silent on this.

"How about the president's — well, I know I can defeat ISIS. I know I can do it. I'll defeat ISIS. He did," Glenn said. "And did you notice no one in the press even talked about it? All of a sudden, we're not talking about ISIS anymore. How come? Oh, I know. President Trump. That's why."

1. Recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and relocate the US embassy

This one is a true game-changer.

"Now, every president will say to you, when he's running, 'I'm going to make Jerusalem the home.' Well, really? The home of the embassy. Really, are you? Because everybody says that, nobody does it. He did it," Glenn said. "And I think that's going to go down as the biggest game-changer possibly in my lifetime. This is going — it already is — it is changing the game in Iran."

Glenn continued.

"And when it does, this president is going to come out and say something directly to those people, that we support them," he said. "And that's going to add fuel to the fire. And you might see a regime change and a collapse of the Islamic regime in Iran. And it will be 100 percent Donald Trump that made that responsible. One hundred percent. You're going to see changes because of this. He kept that promise. A promise I said, he's not going to do that. Nobody is going to do that. He did."

One chapter of ISIS has ended, but another may be starting

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For the most part, ISIS has fallen in Syria and Iraq. But before we celebrate the demise of this awful terrorist group, before we let our guard down, we should zoom out a bit, because ISIS is spreading. ISIS has largely just scattered out of the region as if someone turned on the kitchen lights and they scrambled.

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The Wall Street Journal spoke with Rohan Gunaratna, head of the International Center for Political Violence and Terrorism Research at the Nanyang University in Singapore. “Although Islamic State's ideology has suffered, it still has a huge potential," he told them. “Islamic State has entered a phase of global expansion, very much the same way al Qaeda extended globally in late 2001."

ISIS has spread into West Africa, and throughout much of Southeast Asia, and, as is typical of ISIS, they have done it violently, with a sick venom.

The world is their potential rubble, and their fight is endless.

Again, from the Wall Street Journal: “One chapter of ISIS has finished and another is beginning," said Hassan Hassan, a specialist on Islamic State at the Tahrir Institute for Middle East Policy in Washington. “Their resurgence is coming sooner than expected."

The world is their potential rubble, and their fight is endless.

'The Handmaid's Tale' got it right, just with the wrong religion

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Just in case The Handmaid's Tale's heavy-handed message wasn't already heavy-handed enough, a recent episode made it clear there's always room for further hysteria. Particularly, in relation to depictions of a “patriarchal society" run by Christian doctrine and determined by men — oh those dastardly men.

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The show appropriates Margaret Atwood of the same name, depicting a totalitarian society led by Christian doctrine in which women's bodies are controlled, and they have no rights. The story sounds familiar, but not in the same way Atwood and the show's creators have so smugly assumed.

Just as tone-deaf as 4th wave feminism itself, and tone-deaf in all the exact same places. Most notably, the show's heavy-handed indignation toward Christianity. Toward the patriarchy. Toward conservatives and traditional values. And just like 4th wave feminism, the show completely overlooks the irony at play. Because there is a part of the world where women and children are being raped and mutilated. In fact, in this very real place, the women or girls are often imprisoned, even executed, for being raped, and they are mutilated in unspeakable ways.

Theirs is a cruel, bloody, colorless life.

There is a place, a very real place, where women are forced to cover their entire bodies with giant tarp-like blankets, which is all the more brutal given the endless heat of this place. There is a place where women literally have one-third of the rights of men, a place where women are legally, socially and culturally worth less than men.

They cannot drive cars. They cannot be outside alone. They cannot divorce, they cannot even choose who they marry and often, they are forcibly married at a young age.

They are raped. A lot. Theirs is a cruel, bloody, colorless life. This is the life of tens, perhaps hundreds of millions of women. And, I'll tell you, their religion isn't Christianity.