Sen. Orrin Hatch blames fellow Senators Ted Cruz and Mike Lee for VA gubernatorial loss

The Republicans lost the Virginia gubernatorial race by a remarkably small margin given how much of a lead Democrat Terry McAuliffe had going into the final few weeks of the race. During an appearance on Fox & Friends this morning, Senator Orrin Hatch (R-UT) decided to blame the loss on his fellow Republicans who “shut down the government.”

“Okay. So he just blamed Ted Cruz and Mike Lee for Cuccinelli's loss in Virginia,” Pat said disgusted. “Not the fact that the Republican Party, his precious party, abandoned the man a month before the election happened. Abandoned him and only spent less than $3 million on the election, when they spent $13 million last time. But it's Mike Lee's fault? That's unconscionable. And please, don't be fooled by this guy anymore.”

Yesterday on radio, Glenn explained that the Republican Party actually stopped spending any money on the Virginia gubernatorial race in earlier October because the race was deemed unwinnable, but rather than blame the GOP, Sen. Hatch blames his colleagues.

“I'm very concerned about Utah… Don't be fooled. The thing they are trying to do with the GOP in Utah, if you lose Utah, you lose a lot. It's not like Texas. But it is one of the most conservative places in the country,” Glenn explained. “So what's Orrin Hatch and the cronies trying to do? They are trying to get rid of the caucus, which makes it all about money and influence and who has the power. So the regular people won't be able to stand up in caucus anymore and say, ‘No, I don't want that guy.’ That's what they are trying to get rid of.”

“And there is silence from leadership on this. Do not listen to the silence and accept that as an endorsement. Do your own thinking on this,” he continued. “Does that empower the individual? Or does that empower a class of people who say, ‘I will make the decisions for them. I will keep them safe. I will return them home safely. I will do these things. Just give the credit to me. Just vote for me.’ This is all happened in the history. It's all happened in the past. It's happening again. Do not be fooled.”

First, President Joe Biden nixed the Keystone XL Pipeline, driving the price at the pump through the roof. Now, Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg has floated the idea of taxing every mile you drive as a way to pay for Biden's massive infrastructure spending proposal. So much for buying an electric car to save money at the pump. It's almost as if they want you to feel the coming pain as deeply as possible.

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California's Board of Education voted unanimously to approve a new, multi-million-dollar Ethnic Studies Model Curriculum, which will be offered statewide with many of the state's largest school districts making it a requirement for graduation. According to National Review, the curriculum is "probably the most radical, polemical, and ideologically loaded educational document ever offered up for public consideration in the free world."

On the radio program Tuesday, Glenn Beck reacted to the newly approved curriculum, calling it "the craziest, most terrifying story I have ever had to report."

Glenn read an excerpt from the National Review report describing the curriculum:

Students are to be taught that white Christian settlers committed "theocide" against indigenous tribes when they arrived in the New World by murdering Native American gods and replacing them with the Christian God. According to the curriculum, this replacement ushered in a regime defined by "coloniality, dehumanization, and genocide," and the "explicit erasure and replacement of holistic Indigeneity and humanity." But all is not lost, we are told. For students will learn that they have the power and the responsibility to build a social order defined by "countergenocide," which will eventually supplant the last vestiges of colonial Christianity and pave the way for the "regeneration of indigenous epistemic and cultural futurity."

Students first clap and chant to the god Tezkatlipoka — whom the Aztecs traditionally worshipped with human sacrifice and cannibalism — asking him for the power to be "warriors" for "social justice." Next, the students chant to the gods Quetzalcoatl, Huitzilopochtli, and Xipe Totek, seeking "healing epistemologies" and "a revolutionary spirit." Huitzilopochtli, in particular, is the Aztec deity of war and inspired hundreds of thousands of human sacrifices during Aztec rule. Finally, the chant comes to a climax with a request for "liberation, transformation, [and] decolonization," after which students shout "Panche beh! Panche beh!" in pursuit of ultimate "critical consciousness."

Glenn explained some of the horrifying details of the Aztec worship traditions California's educators and administrators seek to "regenerate," including human sacrifice by the tens of thousands, cannibalism, and the severe and prolonged torture and sacrifice of children.

"Those are the gods that they [the Board of Education in California] think really need to be worshiped and brought back in our understanding because that whole Christian God was only about 'oppression'," Glenn said sardonically.

"Gang, we are in biblical-sized trouble," he added. "We are under attack from the forces of darkness unlike anything I've ever seen before ... because the soul of our nation, and the soul of children, is at stake."

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Cigna — the 13th largest corporation in the U.S. measured by revenue — has recently started teaching employees critical race theory. Those lessons, however, have been "quietly" protested by some workers who leaked lesson screenshots to the Washington Examiner.

On "The Glenn Beck Radio Program," Glenn and co-host Stu Burguiere discussed a lesson on "inclusive language" — and you won't believe which phrases Cigna classifies as offensive. Do you use any of these phrases in your daily life?

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WARNING: Here's who's REALLY behind 'spooky, right-wing' extremism

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Over the past year, the left has tried to paint conservatives as "spooky, right-wing" extremists who want to destroy the nation. But true conservatives know that's not true. However, there is a dangerous global movement that fits this "spooky" definition — masquerading as "right-wing" — and it's gaining momentum. It's called Traditionalism, with a capital "T."

This week on "The Glenn Beck Podcast," author and award-winning expert on the radical right Professor Benjamin Teitelbaum joined Glenn to define Traditionalism and explain why it's exactly how the left wants to paint conservatives — but that couldn't be further from the truth.

Teitelbaum said Traditionalism is the "most transformative political movement of the early 21st century" in his book, "War for Eternity," which Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Glenn Greenwald called "an indispensable text" for understanding "the most profound and tumultuous political shifts defining societies on every continent." It's a bizarre story, involving Steve Bannon, Hinduism, Hitler, mysticism, Aleksandr Dugin, the Constitution, and tons and tons of money.

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