Huh? Business Insider endorses some ‘pretty good’ communist economic policies

On radio this morning, Glenn played some audio of a prediction he made back in 2010 regarding the Marxists in this country finally revealing themselves for who they truly are.

“A couple of predictions have come true lately – long-standing predictions,” Glenn said. “One was: At some point, they are all going to just say, ‘You know what? Yes, we're Marxists. So what?’”

Here is what Glenn had to say in 2010:

GLENN: We're approaching a time when the argument will change. [They will say], ‘Yes. Yes. We do believe in Marx… And we communists would like to fight on the side of democracy. But you know, [the] system is old. It’s outdated. It doesn't work.’ Just as the progressives said at the turn of the last century: Got to decide now: Is it Marx or Madison? It’s one of the two because they can’t coexist.

Fast-forward to this past weekend, and that prediction seems to be coming true. On Friday, Rolling Stone’s Jesse A. Myerson released an article entitled “Economic Reforms Millennials Should Be Fighting For.” In the piece, Myerson argues in favor of several five economic principles ripped straight from the pages of the Soviet constitution:

  • Guaranteed jobs for everyone
  • A universal basic income
  • Imposing a land-value tax, or maybe having the government own a lot of land
  • "Make everybody own everything," the specific proposal for which seems to be a sovereign wealth fund
  • State lending banks like North Dakota's

Perhaps unsurprisingly, Myerson’s analysis got a lot of people’s attention, and the article garnered 5,000+ comments from supporters and detractors. Business Insider decided to get in on the action by posting a response to the Rolling Stone piece, in which writer Josh Barro calls Myerson’s economic reform ideas as “pretty good.”

“Business Insider came out yesterday and said, you know, there are like five [ideas] going around that people are saying are new business ideas,” Glenn explained. “We think they’re pretty good. Ok, yes, they are from Karl Marx, but what’s wrong with these?”

In the article, “Some Of These 'Communist' Economic Ideas Are Actually Pretty Good,” Barro writes:

Conservatives dismiss this agenda at their peril. Myerson's ideas are aimed at very real problems: Returns to labor are declining relative to returns to capital; America's economy is vulnerable to shocks that sharply raise unemployment; returns to economic growth are accruing disproportionately out of the top, leaving most people out of their share of progress.

“I mean that essentially fits the prediction to a tee,” Pat concluded.

“All of these are found in the Soviet constitution. All of these are communist. All of these come from the Marx manifesto,” Glenn said. “Congratulations! The prediction is out now, and it’s happening.”

It should come as no surprise that a newsworthy story receives more media coverage when released on a Monday than a Friday. The reason is in part due to a large number of news-consuming Americans checking out for the week to focus on their weekend plans rather than the news.

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On today's radio program, Glenn Beck was joined by Bill O'Reilly to discuss the top stories of the week.

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On Thursday's radio program, Grace Smith and her father, Andy, joined Glenn Beck on the phone and provided a first-hand account of Grace's refusal to wear a mask at school.

Smith, 16, began a maskless protest after her school district in Laramie, Wyoming, decided to implement a mask mandate. As a result, Grace received three suspensions, was issued two $500-citations, and was eventually arrested.

"How long were you in jail?" Glenn asked.

Grace said was taken to jail but was never booked nor was she was placed in a jail cell.

Glenn commended Grace's father, Andy, for raising such a "great citizen" and asked if it was Grace's idea to protest. Andy said it was Grace's idea, explaining that they took the position of arguing on the grounds of civil rights rather than the efficacy of wearing a mask.

Grace has since withdrawn from public school and started a home school program. She also told Glenn that she will continue to fight the school district, legally.

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It seems the Left wants a civil war and some on the Right want a national divorce. The country is split right now unlike anything Glenn Beck has ever witnessed. There are two sides: Those who want to fundamentally change this country and those who believe in KEEPING the experiment of liberty that the Founding Founders intended.

The ideological gap seems impossible to cross, but Glenn explains why he won't secede. David Reaboi, Claremont Institute senior fellow and author of "National Divorce Is Expensive, but It's Worth Every Penny," tells Glenn why a national breakup is not an impossibility just because it will be difficult.

What can we do to fight back … peacefully? How can the states that still believe in the Constitution create pockets of freedom in the shadow of tyranny? On his Wednesday night special this week, Glenn answers that and provides a road map to preserving what the Left is trying to destroy.

Finally, James Simpson, author of "Who Was Karl Marx? The Men, the Motives and the Menace Behind Today's Rampaging American Left," provides solutions on the issues the "red states" must unite around before Left and Right America officially call it quits.

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