Freudian slip? Obama says a whopping 9.4 jobs created on his watch

Blame it on a Freudian slip or just a rare moment of honesty, but on Monday, President Obama finally told the American people what many of us already knew – job creation under his Administration has been pretty bleak.

“Well, let's start with the jobs number. And I think this is fair… You got to give President credit,” Glenn joked on radio this morning. “And, you know, when he says something, we try to look into it and make sure that it's accurate. And I believe this is an accurate statement of, you know, what the President has done… Let's give credit where credit is due.”

During a speech at the White House Summit on Working Families, Obama praised socialist countries like France for its focus on work life balance and maternity leave policies. But the highlight of the speech was, undoubtedly, when the President spoke about job creation.

OBAMA: Our businesses have created jobs for 51 consecutive months -- 9.4 new jobs in all.

That’s right, in the last five years the Obama Administration has created a grand total of 9.4 jobs.

While the official White House transcript of the event was kind enough to add the word “million” to the transcript in brackets, but the 9.4 figure is probably more accurate.

“That seems accurate,” Pat concluded. “I want to hear the whining stop now. ‘I can't find a job.’ They've created 9.4 jobs. Stop it. That's a lot of jobs.”

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Sen. Ted Cruz: NOBODY should be afraid of Trump's Supreme Court justice pick

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Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) joined Glenn Beck on the radio program Wednesday to weigh in on President Donald Trump's potential Supreme Court nominees and talk about his timely new book, "One Vote Away: How a Single Supreme Court Seat Can Change History."

Sen. Cruz argued that, while Congressional Democrats are outraged over President Trump's chance at a third court appointment, no one on either side should be afraid of a Supreme Court justice being appointed if it's done according to the founding documents. That's why it's crucial that the GOP fills the vacant seat with a true constitutionalist.

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Sen. Mike Lee (R-Utah) joined Glenn Beck on the radio program Wednesday to talk about why he believes President Donald Trump will nominate Judge Amy Coney Barrett to fill the Supreme Court vacancy created by Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's death.

Lee, a member of the Senate Judiciary Committee that will consider and vote on the nominee, also weighed in on another Supreme Court contender: Judge Barbara Lagoa. Lee said he would not be comfortable confirming Lagoa without learning more about her history as it pertains to upholding the U.S. Constitution.

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This week on the Glenn Beck Podcast, Glenn spoke with Vox co-founder Matthew Yglesias about his new book, "One Billion Americans: The Case for Thinking Bigger."

Matthew and Glenn agree that, while conservatives and liberals may disagree on a lot, we're not as far apart as some make it seem. If we truly want America to continue doing great things, we must spend less time fighting amongst ourselves.

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'A convenient boogeyman for misinformation artists': Why is the New York Times defending George Soros?

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On the "Glenn Beck Radio Program" Tuesday, Glenn discussed the details of a recent New York Times article that claims left-wing billionaire financier George Soros "has become a convenient boogeyman for misinformation artists who have falsely claimed that he funds spontaneous Black Lives Matter protests as well as antifa, the decentralized and largely online, far-left activist network that opposes President Trump."

The Times article followed last week's bizarre Fox News segment in which former House Speaker Newt Gingrich appeared to be censored for criticizing Soros (read more here). The article also labeled Glenn a "conspiracy theorist" for his tweet supporting Gingrich.

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