‘What are you talking about?’ CNN’s Ashleigh Banfield puts Rep. Charlie Rangel in his place

CNN’s Ashleigh Banfield is certainly not known to have conservative leanings, but during an interview with Congressman Charlie Rangel (D-NY) yesterday, Banfield proved to be remarkably rational.

“Here's Charlie Rangel being too ridiculous for leftist Ashleigh Banfield,” Glenn said on radio this morning.

“Here's the most amazing thing. And I believe this is on the debt ceiling, only the debt ceiling, not Obamacare, but only the debt ceiling, I believe the Republicans should cave,” Glenn said. “I believe the Republicans should give the debt ceiling and make some deal to extend it another year or whatever only because I believe you are dealing with Christopher Walken in The Deer Hunter. I think the president will pull the damn trigger.”

“He was already on CNBC. Instead of being calm and saying, ‘The world has nothing to worry about,’ which they don't. The world has nothing to worry about. We will pay our debts. I mean not forever because eventually this game is up, you know. So it's only a matter of time, and he knows that. And that's why he's looking for someone to blame it on because we could have this thing collapse on us next week, in a year from now. David Buckner told us that it would be a year from now that this thing collapses,” he continued. “So he's looking for a reason to collapse it and blame it on the TEA Party and blame it on the Republicans. So they should cave on the debt ceiling at this point. Until they can get their ass together – I'm sorry, did I say ass – act together and actually have a vision that people understand.”

By Glenn’s definition, “cave” would ideally mean a two or three month delay of the debt ceiling debate, which would push the current conversation off until January or February 2014. But he is doubtful President Obama would agree to such terms.

“Can you just extend it for a short period of time, though,” Stu asked.

“Oh, I'd like that. But the president won't do it. The president said he wouldn't do it. That's why I say he's The Deer Hunter. He will pull the trigger.”

2021 was a turning point for public education in America. Remote learning revealed to parents what public schools were force-feeding their kids — everything from critical race theory to the existence of infinite genders — while performance in subjects like math and reading fell across the board.

Now, school boards and teachers' unions are facing a tidal wave of parents who want to take the reins back. But school wasn’t always like this. Glenn Beck takes us back to a time before the Department of Education and asks the question: “Are our schools getting better or worse?”

American Federation for Children senior fellow Corey DeAngelis joins to expose who’s actually benefitting from our public school system — and it’s not our kids. And former Secretary of Education under President Trump Betsy DeVos explains why it’s time to abolish the department she once headed, what stopped her from doing so, and how parents can make a big difference.

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The Associated Press has issued a dire warning for abortion providers ahead of the Supreme Court's decision on Roe v. Wade.

According to an article titled "'Heightened alert’: Abortion providers brace for ruling," abortion clinics nationwide are expecting an increase in "protests, harassment, and other violence ... in states where abortion remains legal" if Roe v. Wade is overturned — as a draft opinion leaked in May suggested is likely to happen.

"On the night of last winter’s arguments before the U.S. Supreme Court in a case that could end the nationwide right to abortion, people gathered outside a clinic in New Jersey with lawn chairs, a cooler and a flaming torch — a sight that brought to mind lynchings and other horrors of the country’s racist past," the AP article began.

The article did go on to cite two incidents of extreme anti-abortion violence — "the 1993 killing of Dr. David Gunn outside a Florida abortion clinic [and] the 2015 fatal shooting of three people inside a Colorado Planned Parenthood." But there was almost no mention of the ongoing attacks on pregnancy crisis centers by pro-choice activists, including the violent group that calls itself "Jane’s Revenge."

On the radio program, Glenn Beck noted that the closest the current administration has come to calling out Jane’s Revenge was when the Department of Homeland Security published a terror advisory warning of crime on both sides of the Roe v. Wade debate earlier this month. But when was the last time you heard about violent attacks on pro-life centers in the corporate media? There have been several instances of violence by pro-choice proponents, and the Biden administration remains silent.

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GLENN: Now the righteous generation of the woke has reached such a level of holiness that it cannot possibly be contaminated by name of a less righteous monster like George Washington. Student insists the university must break its ties with white supremacy and systematic racism by canceling its 200 year old name and renaming it. Are you ready? Malcolm X University.

Disney-owned Pixar's latest animated film "Lightyear" was expected to blast off last weekend, but ended up falling way short of box office expectations.

Box office analysts expected the "Toy Story" spin-off to gross $70 million and $85 million domestically and $50-60 million in offshore markets, despite having been barred in at least 14 countries over a controversial same-sex kissing scene, but the film's total haul worldwide wound up at $85.6 million.

Earlier this year, the controversial kissing scene was apparently cut from the film, but the Disney corporation made a show of reinstating it in March amid outrage over Florida Governor Ron DeSantis' (R) Parental Rights in Education bill.

Now, why would such a woke movie flop at the box office on its opening weekend?

"Blame the fact that it doesn’t appeal to girls, blame Disney+ for stealing family moviegoers, blame the lack of an ensemble Toy Story cast, heck, blame everything as Disney/Pixar’s Lightyear didn’t do its magic by internal studio or industry standards this weekend with $51M, close to a third below its lowest $70M pre-release projection," said Deadline.com.

"Variety" lamented that the film's lofty "ambitions were thwarted by heightened competition from Universal’s behemoth 'Jurassic World: Dominion' and Paramount’s high-flying 'Top Gun: Maverick,' as well as little intrigue to watch a slightly esoteric origin story about Buzz Lightyear."

AV Club guessed that maybe "longtime fans have simply grown up and moved on and/or gotten tougher to please."

Both Vanity Fair and Movie Web seemed to think the problem was with the movie's "high concept premise" of making a film based on a film that was supposed to have inspired the Buzz Lightyear toy in "Toy Story."

On the radio program Monday, Glenn Beck, Stu Burguiere, and Pat Gray weren't afraid to call out the obvious reason Disney's latest film fell flat: Parents are just tired of woke politics in their children's movies. It's really not that hard to figure out, Disney.

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