Glenn: We are not the extreme right - we are the common sense center of this country

Dave Brat’s convincing victory over Rep. Eric Cantor (R-VA) marked the first time a House Majority Leader has been defeated in a primary. While Brat remains relatively unknown in mainstream media and establishment circles, it didn’t take long for the smears to begin. Brat, an economics professor, is already being painted as a right wing extremist, but on radio this morning, Glenn explained why Brat’s victory actually represents a return to the “common sense center of this country.”

“Last night and this morning, they were all talking about the extreme right taking over. This is the Virginia loss of Eric Cantor,” Glenn said. “Now, let's just define ‘extremism’ because Nancy Pelosi immediately came out and said… 'The extreme right is trying to take over the Republican Party.' I am so sick of this… We are not the extreme right.”

So what constitutes an extremist in the United States?

“The extremist is someone who takes power away from the people,” Glenn said emphatically. “Here in America, the extremist is the one who says, ‘You don't have a right to do that’… Anybody who is taking power, usurping the power of the people; anybody who is trying to go around the Constitution, going around the three branches of government; anybody who is not living or enforcing the laws of the United States of America… Let's be very clear: That's the extremist.”

When you look at some of the biggest issues of the day – immigration reform, Common Core, the VA – the common sense solution is the one being discussed by the so-called extremist right.

“Who is stopping Common Core? Is it the extreme right? The extreme left? No,” Glenn said. “It is the common sense people right in the center that says this is wrong. This is a power grab in America – not Europe – but in America.”

“Common sense says let's take care of the veterans first,” he continued. “What happened to the liberals who used to say, ‘Let's take care of our own self first, our own schools first, take care of our own cities that are crumbling first? What happened to you guys? Because common sense says: Yes, let's take care of our own first – especially our veterans.”

With that in mind, Brat’s victory in Virginia on Tuesday represents the people’s desire to see the power returned to the people. While Cantor personified the ultimate Washington insider, Brat ran on a platform based on Constitutional principle.

“David Brat is a return to common sense. Dave Brat is a return to listening to the people,” Glenn said. “Dave Brat is one that says, ‘Let's stop spending so much money.’ Dave Brat is a guy saying, ‘We can't have a president… that just makes up the rules.’”

Glenn explained that common sense Americans on both the left and right are craving a return to responsibility and accountability that simply no longer exists in the world today.

“What is it that is making the average American, both left and right upset? Both left and right are upset at something going wrong and no one taking responsibility,” Glenn said. “That's the whole problem. We don't love people anymore. We love things… People are a means to the ends of the things. That's the whole problem. We have too many things. We love too many things. That's it. We need to start loving people again.”

Glenn warned that the true extremists in Washington will begin to reveal themselves – specifically in regards to the ever-growing immigration debate – as they attempt to cling to power.

“What they are going to try to do again is – when it comes to immigration – they will use those people on the border to keep positions of power for them. That's it,” Glenn concluded. “They will use anybody, any time, any plight, any emergency, anything that will pull on your heartstrings, that's an extremist. That's an extremist. This is a return to common sense, and God help us, common decency.”

During his campaign, President Joe Biden survived scandal after scandal involving his son Hunter — the Ukraine/Burisma scandal, the laptop scandal, the one involving a stripper from Arkansas and a long-lost child. And yet, after it all appeared to have been swept under the rug, Hunter has now released a memoir — "Beautiful Things."

Filling in for Glenn Beck on the radio program this week, Pat Gray and Stu Burguiere discussed Hunter's "horrible" response when asked on "CBS This Morning" if the laptop seized by the FBI in 2019 belonged to him and reviewed a few segments from his new book, which they agreed raises the question: Is Hunter trying to sabotage his father's career?

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Countless corporations — from Delta Air Lines, Coca-Cola, and Porsche to UPS and LinkedIn — are calling out the Georgia voting laws, calling them "restrictive," "racist," and "discriminative." Meanwhile, words like "stakeholder" and "equitable" are starting to show up in their arguments.

On the radio program, Glenn Beck gave the "decoder ring" for what's really going on here, because our society is being completely redesigned in front of our eyes.

There's a reason why all these big businesses are speaking out now, and it has very little to do with genuine ideology, Glenn explained. It's all about ESG scores and forcing "compliance" through the monetization of social justice.

Glenn went on to detail exactly what ESG scores are, how they're calculated, and why these social credit scores explain the latest moves from "woke" companies.

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Dallas Jenkins is a storyteller — and he's telling the most important story of all time in a way that many believed was impossible.

Jenkins is the creator of "The Chosen," a free, crowdfunded series about the life of Jesus that rivals Hollywood productions. And Season 2 could not have arrived at a better time — on Easter weekend 2021. Church attendance has dropped, people are hungry for something bigger than all of us, and many are choosing social justice activism, political parties, or even the climate change movement as "religions" over God.

This Easter weekend, Jenkins joined Glenn on the "Glenn Beck Podcast" to discuss the aspects of Jesus that often get overlooked and break through the misconceptions about who Jesus really is to paint a clear picture of why America needs Emmanuel, "God with us," now more than ever.

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Award-winning investigative journalist Lara Logan joined Glenn Beck on the radio program this week to argue the Biden administration's border crisis is "enabling" drug cartels, allowing them to exploit migrants, use border wall construction roads, and cross the border much more easily.

Lara, who has witnessed and experienced firsthand some of the worst violence around the world as a war correspondent for CBS News, told Glenn it's "not an overstatement" to call the cartels in Mexico "the most violent and powerful criminal organizations on the face of the earth." And while they're "at war with us, we've been asleep at the wheel."

But Lara also offers solutions that the U.S. can enact to stop these horrific atrocities.

"There's more than 30,000 Mexican civilians who are massacred every year in Mexico by the cartels. And that's just the bodies that the Mexican government owns up to or knows about, right?" Lara said. "There's Mexicans buried in unmarked mass graves all across the country. I mean, everyone knows that the violence of the cartels is not like anything anyone has ever seen before. It even pales in comparison to, at times, to what terrorist groups like ISIS have done."

Lara went on to explain some of the unspeakable acts of violence and murder that occur at the hands of the Mexican cartels — 98% of which go uninvestigated.

"That's not unprosecuted, Glenn. That's uninvestigated," Lara emphasized. "[Cartels] operate with impunity. So the law enforcement guy, the policemen, the marine, the National Guardsmen, who are trying to do the right thing, who are not in the pocket of the cartels — what chance do those guys have? They've got no chance. You know where they end up? In one of those unmarked graves."

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