Watch what happened when Cass Sunstein was asked if a fetus should have the same rights as a horse

President Obama’s former ‘regulatory czar’ and progressive icon Cass Sunstein has a new book out entitled Conspiracy Theories and Other Dangerous Ideas in which he ponders why topics like “perfectly rational people sometimes believe crazy conspiracy theories,” climate change, same-sex marriage, animal rights, and more. During a recent forum about the book at the National Constitution Center, an audience member posed a very strange question to Sunstein: “Should a fetus have the same rights as a horse?” His answer was even more bizarre.

“Cass Sunstein is really an amazing dude. I'm sure he appreciates that. He's a guy who wept, according to his wife, when he was offed the regulatory czar job… When you have a President that's like Woodrow Wilson, that's a dream come true, because you can change people – what they eat, what they watch, how they drive, how they vote, all through regulation… That was his job,” Glenn explained on radio this morning. “Now, he's a pretty spooky dude when you really know his real opinion… Listen to him try to answer a pretty serious question about the rights of a child. Does the fetus have the same right as a horse?”

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As Pat explained, Sunstein easily could have laughed off the ridiculousness of this question, but instead he stumbles through an awkward answer. Glenn, however, believes Sunstein didn’t ignore the question because he actually has an opinion on the subject matter – one that he may not have been fully upfront about in his response.

Glenn pointed to an eerie comment former Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano made earlier this year in regards to her evolving opinion on gay marriage as evidence. Napolitano essentially admitted she did not publically support gay marriage because it was not popular opinion at the time she was trying to win her gubernatorial races in Arizona. But now that the “arc of history” has evolved, she is much more willing to have the opinion that is now more politically expedient.

“So [she] can't tell you what [she] really believe because you are not prepared to hear it,” Glenn explained. “It comes from the progressives: I'm smarter than you are. And I can't tell you [the truth now] because you will reject me, so I will just work behind the scenes to manipulate through regulation, through information until you get to the point to where you're ready to hear what I'm really saying to you.”

With that in mind, when it comes to Sunstein’s response to the horse and fetus question, his answer may not have actually been what it seemed.

“Cass Sunstein, if I'm not mistaken, has written about litigation for animals. And we already have monkeys on trial. We have monkeys taking people to court! So look at the arc of history,” Glenn explained. “You are not ready to say monkeys and dogs are people too. You are not ready to say babies and horses are the same, so what does he say… He's a long-robed professor who's making his way around and gaining accolades in the marketplace. Beware… He's waiting for the arc of history to catch up, so he can tell you what's really on his mind.”

Bill O'Reilly: Adam Schiff is in 'wonderland' during the Senate impeachment trial

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On the "Glenn Beck Radio Program" Friday, Bill O'Reilly gave his latest take on the Senate impeachment trial of President Donald Trump, and explained why he thinks House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) is like "Alice in Wonderland."

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Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) joined Glenn Beck on the radio program Friday to discuss the latest developments in the Senate impeachment trial of President Donald Trump.

According to Cruz, Thursday was a "very consequential day" in the otherwise tedious and redundant impeachment proceedings.

"Yesterday, the House managers effectively threw Joe Biden under the bus," Cruz said. "They doubled down on what they started doing on the first day of arguments, which was making their entire case ... based on the proposition that there was zero evidence to justify investigating Burisma [the Ukrainian natural gas company that paid then-Vice President Joe Biden's son, Hunter, $50,000 a month to sit on the board]."

Cruz went on to explain that every time the Democrats, namely House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff (D-Calif.), rehash the "zero-evidence" argument, they open the door for Republicans to present the overwhelming evidence that contradicts those claims.

"That proposition, that there's zero evidence to investigate Burisma, is utterly and completely absurd. So, I'm looking forward to Saturday when the president's lawyers will begin presenting his case. Because what the Democrats have done, is they have opened the door to this. And I hope the president's lawyers will stand up and systematically lay out the case," Cruz said.

"They've been arguing that Hunter Biden is completely irrelevant to this case. Well, the House managers have now, through their arguments, made Hunter Biden not only relevant — he was always relevant — but critical now," he continued. "They built the entire case, like a house of cards, on the proposition that there was no reasonable basis to investigate Burisma. And that's just absurd."

The two also discussed Cruz's new podcast, "Verdict with Ted Cruz," which he records with Daily Wire host Michael Knowles each night following the Senate trial.

"Last night's podcast went through systematically ... all of the overwhelming evidence of corruption from Burisma that any president, not only had the authority to investigate, but the responsibility to investigate," Cruz said. "And that, ultimately, is why President Trump is going to be acquitted at the end of this process."

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The violent crime rate in the United States has continued to decline every year since 1991 and last year the violent crime rate nationwide was down another 3% from the previous year.

Unfortunately for the people living in Minnesota's 5th Congressional District, represented by Ilhan Omar (D), this trend toward a safer and more secure America does not apply in Minneapolis. In fact, Minneapolis police report a 53% increase in robberies since the controversial congresswoman took office in January 2019.

Minneapolis has also become the terrorist recruitment capital of the U.S. More people in Rep. Omar's district have either joined or attempted to join terrorist organizations, including Al Qaeda, al-Shabab, and ISIS, than any other place in the nation.

So, how is Rep. Omar addressing these issues? Is it just a coincidence that Minneapolis' representative in Congress is known for sowing division and hatred?

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Glenn Beck: Adam Schiff is a LIAR — and we have the proof

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On the radio program Wednesday, Glenn Beck didn't hold back when discussing the latest in a long list of lies issued by House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) during the Democrats' ongoing endeavor to remove President Donald Trump from office.

"I'm going to just come out and say, Adam Schiff is a liar. And he intentionally lied. And we have the proof. The media being his little lapdog, but I'll explain what's really going on, and call the man a liar to his face," Glenn asserted. "No, I'm not suggesting he's a liar. No, I'm telling you, he's a liar. ... Adam Schiff is a lying dirtbag."

A recent report in Politico claimed Schiff "mischaracterized" the content of a document sent to House Judiciary Chairman Jerry Nadler (D-N.Y.) as evidence against President Trump in the Senate impeachment trial. Read more on this here.

"Let me translate [for Politico]," Glenn said. "House Intelligence Chairman Adam Schiff lied about a text message exchange between two players in the Ukrainian saga. And we know it, because of the documents that were obtained by Politico."

A few of the other lies on Schiff's list include his repeated false claims that there was "significant evidence of collusion" between the Trump campaign and Russia leading up to the 2016 presidential election, his phony version of President Trump's phone call with the president of Ukraine, and his retracted claim that neither he nor his committee ever had contact with the Trump-Ukraine whistleblower. And the list just keeps getting longer.

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