Ann Coulter disagrees with Glenn on creating a third party: "This is how nations die, Glenn Beck!"

On radio this morning, Glenn was joined in-studio by conservative author Ann Coulter to discuss her new book, Never Trust a Liberal Over 3, Especially a Republican, and the current state of Washington D.C. politics. From creating a third party to defunding the GOP, defeating Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) to raising the debt ceiling, Glenn and Ann had a lively hour-long debate about the future of the Republican Party.

“Never Trust a Liberal Over 3 – and my favorite part of the title – especially a Republican, that is the name of the new book by Ann Coulter, who is in our New York studios and it is always good to see you, Ann, always,” Glenn said. “Okay. This is the first book that Ann has done that has zero, count them, zero mainstream media interviews. Somehow or another Ann has found herself on the blacklist, where they are all fascists. They gang up and say that opinion is no longer valid and they'll just block you out.”

“Right. And particularly, I mean, I was thinking about it last night. But this includes – not that I'm somebody now, but in terms of the media world and the publishing world, an absolute nobody. My first book came out of nowhere, High Crimes and Misdemeanors. I had lots of mainstream media interviews then,” Ann explained. “But I was thinking about other smart conservatives… but I don't see you a lot on mainstream media interviews. Whatever happened to Michael Fumento? No, he's very smart. He's very articulate. Don't put him on. Let's find Alex Jones. And I don't want to mention them, but some of our less articulate Republicans in the House and Senate. Oh, well, one I will mention: Why is John McCain like the standard bearer for the Republican Party?”

As of late, Glenn has been quite insistent that it is time to take a stand against the Republican establishment like Senators Lindsey Graham (R-SC), John McCain (R-AZ), and Mitch McConnell by defunding the GOP. He has even suggested the possibility of a third party movement – a suggestion Ann vehemently disagreed with. While she shares Glenn frustrations with the more progressive element of the party, she believes that victory must remain the common goal of all Republicans.

“So I'm afraid to even ask this question,” Glenn said. “But there's no shot that you are for a third party?”

“Ahhhh! This is how nations die, Glenn Beck,” Ann said. “We're going to lose. All that matters is winning, winning, winning.”

While Glenn pointed to Charles Sumner and the demise of the Whig Party as examples of successful third party movements, Ann was not convinced the situation is dire enough for such drastic measures.

“No, no, no, it's not that bad. We have Ted Cruz and we have Mike Lee. We need more of them,” Ann said. “And I would adhere, my friend, Pat Caddell was the main proponent of a third party and I have accused him of still pushing, you know, his democratic policies. He did get that menace Jimmy Carter elected. This is his sneaky way of undermining the Republican Party. ‘Yeah, why don't you guys run a third party?’ No, I want a third party taking votes from the Democrats. That's what you should be working on.”

When it comes to the debt ceiling debate currently raging in D.C., Ann and Glenn both agreed that raising the debt ceiling does not necessarily mean the Republicans have lost.

“We don't give up fighting against Obamacare and the government shutdown by raising the debt ceiling,” Ann said. “But I think it's worth saying we could raise the debt ceiling because, again, we only have one half of one branch of government. But that doesn't end the fight over Obamacare. That still doesn't give us a budget. We're right back where we were on the government shutdown.”

“I'm totally fine if you want to raise the debt ceiling,” Glenn agreed.

While Glenn and Ann disagreed about how much the Republicans actually gain from the grand bargain currently being worked out between Sen. McConnell and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (R-NV), Ann re-iterated that any type of delay to the debt ceiling, is a victory for Republicans.

“Well, we got it put off for a couple of months. [That’s] time to organize. And I would also add [Sen. McConnell] may be counting on the House rejecting it, but this shows the reasonableness of Republicans,” Ann said. “I think it was brilliant that the Republicans in the House – thank you, Ted Cruz, for leading them, by the way – began with defund the entire government except for defunding Obamacare. And then they step back: Now we will defund the entire government including Obamacare that we want to put off for a year. And now their final offer, and the reason the government is shut down, is fund the entire government, including Obamacare but Congress has to live under it.”

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Americans are losing faith in our justice system and the idea that legal consequences are applied equally — even to powerful elites in office.

Rep. Devin Nunes (R-CA) joined Glenn Beck on the radio program to detail what he believes will come next with the Durham investigation, which hopefully will provide answers to the Obama FBI's alleged attempts to sabotage former President Donald Trump and his campaign years ago.

Rep. Nunes and Glenn assert that we know Trump did NOT collude with Russia, and that several members of the FBI possibly committed huge abuses of power. So, when will we see justice?

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The corporate media is doing everything it can to protect Dr. Anthony Fauci after Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) roasted him for allegedly lying to Congress about funding gain-of-function research in Wuhan, China.

During an extremely heated exchange at a Senate hearing on Tuesday, Sen. Paul challenged Dr. Fauci — who, as the director of the National Institute of Allergies and Infectious Diseases, oversees research programs at the National Institute of Health — on whether the NIH funded dangerous gain-of-function research at the Wuhan Institute of Virology.

Dr. Fauci denied the claims, but as Sen. Paul knows, there are documents that prove Dr. Fauci's NIH was funding gain-of-function research in the Wuhan biolab before COVID-19 broke out in China.

On "The Glenn Beck Program," Glenn and Producer Stu Burguiere presented the proof, because Dr. Fauci's shifting defenses don't change the truth.

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Critical race theory: A special brand of evil

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Part of what makes it hard for us to challenge the left is that their beliefs are complicated. We don't mean complicated in a positive way. They aren't complicated the way love is complicated. They're complicated because there's no good explanation for them, no basis in reality.

The left cannot pull their heads out of the clouds. They are stuck on romantic ideas, abstract ideas, universal ideas. They talk in theories. They see the world through ideologies. They cannot divorce themselves from their own academic fixations. And — contrary to what they believe and how they act — it's not because leftists are smarter than the rest of us. And studies have repeatedly shown that leftists are the least happy people in the country. Marx was no different. The Communist Manifesto talks about how the rise of cities "rescued a considerable part of the population from the idiocy of rural life."

Studies have repeatedly shown that leftists are the least happy people in the country.

Instead of admitting that they're pathological hypocrites, they tell us that we're dumb and tell us to educate ourselves. Okay, so we educate ourselves; we return with a coherent argument. Then they say, "Well, you can't actually understand what you just said unless you understand the work of this other obscure Marxist writer. So educate yourselves more."

It's basically the "No True Scotsman" fallacy, the idea that when you point out a flaw in someone's argument, they say, "Well, that's a bad example."

After a while, it becomes obvious that there is no final destination for their bread-crumb trail. Everything they say is based on something that somebody else said, which is based on something somebody else said.

Take critical race theory. We're sure you've noticed by now that it is not evidence-based — at all. It is not, as academics say, a quantitative method. It doesn't use objective facts and data to arrive at conclusions. Probably because most of those conclusions don't have any basis in reality.

Critical race theory is based on feelings. These feelings are based on theories that are also based on feelings.

We wanted to trace the history of critical race theory back to the point where its special brand of evil began. What allowed it to become the toxic, racist monster that it is today?

Later, we'll tell you about some of the snobs who created critical theory, which laid the groundwork for CRT. But if you follow the bread-crumb trail from their ideas, you wind up with Marxism.

For years, the staff has devoted a lot of time to researching Marxism. We have read a lot of Marx and Marxist writing. It's part of our promise to you to be as informed as possible, so that you know where to go for answers; so that you know what to say when your back is up against the wall. What happens when we take the bread-crumb trail back farther, past Marxism? What is it based on?

This is the point where Marxism became Marxism and not just extra-angry socialism.

It's actually based on the work of one of the most important philosophers in human history, a 19th-century German philosopher named Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel.

This is the point where Marxism became Marxism and not just extra-angry socialism. And, as you'll see in just a bit, if we look at Hegel's actual ideas, it's obvious that Marx completely misrepresented them in order to confirm his own fantasies.

So, in a way, that's where the bread-crumb trail ends: With Marx's misrepresentation of an incredibly important, incredibly useful philosophy, a philosophy that's actually pretty conservative.

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

We've heard a lot about critical race theory lately, and for good reason: It's a racist ideology designed to corrupt our children and undermine our American values. But most of what we see are the results of a process that has been underway for decades. And that's not something the mainstream media, the Democrat Party, and even teachers unions want you to know. They're doing everything in their power to try and convince you that it's no big deal. They want to sweep everything under the rug and keep you in the dark. To fight it, we need to understand what fuels it.

On his Wednesday night special this week, Glenn Beck exposes the deep-seated Marxist origins of CRT and debunks the claims that it's just a harmless term for a school of legal scholarship. Newsweek opinion editor Josh Hammer joins to argue why we must ban critical race theory from our schools if we want to save a very divided nation.

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