Obama’s blatant disregard of the rule of law

Following his scathing critique of President Obama’s leadership over the last five years, Glenn offered a list of situations in which the President decided not to obey the law.

“I want to show you a list of the instances in which the President has decided that he's not going to obey the law,” Glenn said. “He's just going to change the law and pick and choose.”

“He's done that with healthcare, singled out certain groups that don't have to abide by it,” Pat said. “Defense of Marriage Act, ignored it – completely threw it out the window because he didn't like it.

“He didn't change it,” Glenn clarified. “He just decided not to enforce it.”

“They are not going to enforce the immigration laws, not going to deport people anymore,” Pat continued. “Citizens United. They whined about it again yesterday. Citizens United was decided by the Supreme Court. What do we always hear about the healthcare? It was ruled Constitutional by the Supreme Court. It's done.”

“However there's two things on that. The purse strings start in the House of Representatives and it was put in the Constitution for this very thing – that in case people were making a mistake, it’s the representatives – not the Senate, not the president – those closest, they believed, to the people, the representatives said this can't happen. The representatives could defund. That's Constitutional. Saying my friends in this labor union don't have to pay it. That's not constitutional. But defunding something is Constitutional,” Glenn explained. “I don't know a single soul in America, even the progressives, that would say this is right… Big government and big corporations don't play by the same rules. The President just gave waivers to the law. So, these companies don't have to abide by the law. That's not constitutional. Tell me that's right. No one can tell you that's right.”

When it comes to the current debt ceiling debate, you find similar flaws in the President’s actions.

“We're going to raise the debt ceiling. We're going to raise it a trillion dollars. That doesn't mean we're taking on more debt. Could I just ask for a definition? I hate to ask to go to the Webster dictionary. Please let me ask for a definition. Debt-ceiling,” Glenn asked. “That means your debt can go no higher than this amount. Why would you raise the ceiling saying your debt can go no higher than this amount? Why would you raise that a trillion dollars if you are not incurring more debt? Answer. It's a game. This is the way they think they can get away with it. ‘We're not incurring more debt. We're just paying the bills that we already incurred.’”

“No,” Pat said, "you can do that with the current debt ceiling.”

“But no, because we've just adopted healthcare,” Glenn concluded. “We got the numbers wrong, so we need to take on more debt because the numbers don’t add up.”

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Earlier this year, Coca-Cola became the poster child for how a corporation could shove leftist ideologies onto its consumers. The company suspended advertising on Facebook in a push to censor former President Donald Trump, published a manifesto about racial equity, and demanded all legal teams working for Coke meet certain diversity quotas.

But now, after Trump, Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Tx.), Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.), and many other conservative voices called for a boycott of the company's products, Coca-Cola appears to be shifting directions.

The Washington Examiner reported that the company issued a conciliatory statement after conspicuously failing to appear on a published list of hundreds of corporations and individuals that signed a statement denouncing the Georgia voting bill.

"We believe the best way to make progress now is for everyone to come together and listen respectfully, share concerns, and collaborate on a path forward. We remained open and productive conversations with advocacy groups and lawmakers who may have differing views," the company said. "It's time to find common ground. In the end, we all want the same thing – free and fair elections, the cornerstone of our democracy."

Then last week, Coca-Cola Co.'s new general counsel, Monica Howard Douglas, told members of the company's global legal team that the diversity initiative announced by her predecessor, Bradley Gayton, is "taking a pause for now." Gayton resigned unexpectedly from the position on April 21, after only eight months on the job, to serve as a strategic consultant to Chairman and CEO James Quincey.

"Why is Coca-Cola 'taking a pause' on all of these? Because you have been standing up," Glenn Beck said on the radio program Monday. "You and others have been standing up. Your voice, it's the power of one. Your voice makes a difference."

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This week on "The Glenn Beck Podcast," civil rights activist and Woodson Center founder Bob Woodson joined Glenn to call out the leftists in the "race grievance industry," like the Rev. Al Sharpton and Black Lives Matter, Inc., who, he says, are "profiting off the misery of their people."

Woodson lived through the appalling segregation laws of the last century and has a much different message about what it means to be "oppressed" than the so-called "anti-racist" activists today.

Woodson said he believes the real struggle for impoverished minority communities "is not racial." He argued that leftists "at the top" derive "moral authority" by claiming to represent "so called marginalized groups," while they prosper at the expense of those "at the bottom."

"There's nothing worse than self-flagellating guilty white people and rich, angry black people who profit off the misery of their people," Woodson said.

"I call what Sharpton and some of those are doing is worse than bigotry. It's treason. It's moral treason against their own people," he added. "The only time you hear from them is when a white police officer kills a black person, which happens maybe 20 or 21 times a year, but 6,000 blacks are killed each year by other blacks. So, in other words, their message is black lives only matter when taken by someone white, which means you are betraying the black community when you turn your back on 20 children that are slaughtered and you don't march in that community and demand that those killers be turned over to the police."

'The problem is not racial," Woodson asserted. "The problem is the challenge of upward mobility. Any time you generalize about a group of people, blacks, whites, Native American, and then you try to apply remedies, it always benefits those at the top at the expense of those at the bottom. ... It's a bait and switch game where you're using the demographics of the worst of these, to get resources that helps the best of these, or those who are prospering at the top. So, if I was the president, I would say an end to the race grievance business, that America should concentrate on the moral and spiritual free fall that is consuming people at the bottom."

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Following President Joe Biden's first joint address to Congress, Glenn Beck joined fellow BlazeTV host and author of the new book, "American Marxism," Mark Levin to expose what they called the "Liar-In-Chief's" radical plans for our country and to explain why the far Left's proposals and programs are really a "frontal attack" on our Constitution, our country, and our way of life.

"Substantively, this is a frontal attack on our Constitutional system of limited government. It is a frontal attack on our capitalist system. He's basically throwing out all the bromides for the radical left groups that now form the base of the modern Democrat Party. And I make the case that ... this is Marxist bullcrap in its broadest sense," Levin stated.

"Here we are, a country now where one man can get up in the middle of the night and make a list of everything he wants to do to the country," he added, speaking figuratively. "It's like an unreality where we're living in separate worlds ... the whole thing is a fraud."

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After months of delays and COVID-19 excuses, President Biden finally delivers his address to the joint session of Congress. It is a truly historic moment, as only a few hundred members of Congress received an invite. While some have compared this speech to JFK's moon landing challenge, it will likely be more like FDR's New Deal nightmare. Will Speaker Pelosi continue her tradition of ripping up the president's speech? Will VP Harris cackle to a quiet audience?

Glenn Beck teams up with fellow BlazeTV host Mark Levin, author of the new book "American Marxism," to take on the progressive plans that could completely transform our economy and our way of life. Steve Deace, BlazeTV host and author of "Faucian Bargain," joins to discuss why it's not enough for conservatives to just lament the dangerous Democrat agenda; we must activate against the woke infection of our institutions. Plus, a power panel to rival CNN talking heads: Stu Burguiere, BlazeTV host of "Stu Does America," and Jason Buttrill, head researcher and writer for Glenn Beck.

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