Meet the conservative candidate trying to oust the establishment GOP in Tennessee

On August 7, Tennesseans will head to the polls in the Republican primary. Establishment GOP Senator Lamar Alexander (R-TN) faces a challenger in conservative Tennessee state representative Joe Carr. On radio this morning, Carr joined Glenn to talk about his campaign and the problem with the Republican establishment.

Carr currently has some momentum on his side. Former Alaska governor Sarah Palin (R) endorsed Carr on Wednesday. He also enjoys the support of conservative commentator Laura Ingraham and many Tea Party groups.

Alexander was first elected to the U.S. Senate in 2003, and he has made headlines for his questionable of support of legislation like the Gang of Eight immigration reform bill. Glenn asked Carr to outline why the people of Tennessee should vote for him over Alexander.

“Well, the Readers Digest version of that answer is that Lamar has been a United States senator for 12 years,” Carr said. “He was in the Bush White House as Education Secretary. He's ran for president, I don't know, two, three times… He's an old established Republican fixture on the national stage.”

“Unfortunately… the voters of Tennessee can't tell you anything that he's done – any laudable, notable achievement that he's done in the last 12 years unless you the fact he gave Tennesseans permission to fish below the dam,” he continued. “And I think Tennesseans, like a lot of Americans… are saying, ‘You know what? We have serious problems confronting our country, and we need serious people.’”

When it comes to immigration, Carr paints himself as the opposite of the incumbent and believes his track record speaks for itself.

“In the Tennessee General Assembly, I'm the author and architect of every major illegal immigration bill that’s currently on the books to the extent that Tennessee has some of the strongest, if not strongest, illegal immigration laws in the country at the state level,” Carr said. “I'm adamantly opposed and I find stand four square with men like [Sen.] Ted Cruz (R-TX), [Sen.] Jeff Sessions (R-AL) to deal with that problems, to assist the American worker and rule of law.”

Another area of concern is education. Alexander served as the United States Secretary of Education under President George H. W. Bush. The Senator has been outspoken in support of federal involvement in education. Carr said Alexander has largely deflected education and Common Core related questions on the campaign trail.

“[Alexander’s] audio would say - when we talk about Common Core - 'Let’s [not] talk about Common Core.' 'Let's talk about not having a national school board,'” Carr said. “So he obviously obfuscates the question and tries to deflect, but Tennesseans and Americans are wise to that kind of thing.”

Ultimately, Carr hopes Tennesseans will see Alexander’s “horrible record” and vote for a more conservative alternative.

You can learn more about Carr’s campaign HERE.

On the radio program this week, Glenn Beck and Pat Gray discussed a series of recent polls that suggest presidential nominee Joe Biden's expected lead may be slipping with traditionally Democratic voters.

A new poll conducted by the Jewish Electorate Institute shows that two-thirds of Jewish voters still plan to vote for the Biden-Harris ticket in November. However, President Donald Trump's support within the Jewish community is also the highest among any Republican candidate in recent history.

In more bad news for Biden, a CNN poll (yes, CNN) released last month showed growing support for President Trump among black voters in swing states. Meanwhile, his support among Latino voters remains at roughly 33%.

"I don't think it's going to go the way the Democrats hope that it will," Glenn said of the election. "If you look at the groups that the Democrats have carefully fostered ... that's falling apart. If Donald Trump can grow that by 5%, and hurt the Democrats by 5% ... that alone could swing the election."

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We're being set up for a civil war. The Left is grooming us for an Eastern European-style revolution this election, and they're not even trying to hide it any more. The playbook for Mainstreet USA is the exact same that has been used in places like Ukraine, initiated by the same people in order to completely upend the American system.

On his Wednesday night special this week, Glenn Beck takes us through a tale of three chalkboards that will connect the dots: the Obama admin in Ukraine, the State Department's relationship with George Soros, Black Lives Matter and Antifa riots, the Great Reset, public school indoctrination, mail-in voting. It all points to something dangerous happening in November if we don't act now.

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The left has already determined that the wildfires raging across the West Coast were definitely caused by climate change and Big Tech is determined to silence anyone who dares suggest otherwise. Facebook even announced a sweeping policy on Saturday to remove posts that claim the fires were caused by arson from far-left activists.

But on his radio program Wednesday, Glenn Beck revealed multiple arrest records for suspected arsonists in California, Oregon, and Washington — and several of those charged and arrested were also instigators in Black Lives Matter rallies, violent protests, and Antifa riots. He also called out the "news gods" in Big Tech, daring them to try to censor his video.

"I asked my staff, to see if there was any evidence [of arson] on the fires. And I don't mean evidence from Twitter. I mean evidence. Is there anybody who has been arrested for arson?" Glenn said. "Well, here they are. And YouTube and Facebook, go ahead. I want you to demonetize this clip. I want you to somehow or another say that we're lying. I want you to throttle this. Go ahead. Because then you're going to have to explain what we got wrong. And I happen to have all the documents right here. So my attorney is really ready for that throttling or demonetization. You say you're a protector of the truth? Great, here it is."

Glenn read off the first 10 arrest records, which combined allege the destruction of more than 120,000 acres and 700 structures, as well as tens of thousands of people evacuated from their homes.

"You want to tell us, PolitiFact, how you came to the conclusion ... that there was no arson in these fires?" Glenn asked. "Can you tell me how you came to that conclusion? Because your fact-check seems to be entirely false."

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Former White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders joined Glenn Beck on this week's podcast to share her unique perspective as a trusted adviser and confidante to President Donald Trump for two and a half years, which she also details in her new book, "Speaking for Myself: Faith, Freedom, and the Fight of Our Lives Inside the Trump White House."

Sarah described the unprecedented levels of corruption she saw firsthand during the Russia probe and shocking lengths to which Democratic leaders and the mainstream media would go to "take the president down."

Sarah said she often saw sides of Donald Trump that the media never covered. Recently, she went on the record denying the Atlantic's claims that the president mocked our military during a 2018 trip to France. She was on that trip, she told Glenn, and her account of what really happened paints a very different picture.

"The people who are making this outrageous charge are such cowards for doing so in an anonymous way. If you really believed this, and believed it was wrong, one, why did it take you so long? And, two, put your name on it the way the rest of us have," Sarah said.

"He didn't say those things. Not only was I there that day, Glenn, I spent two and a half years traveling all over the world with the president, watching him interact with men and women of our armed forces almost every single day during that two-and-a-half year period," she added.

"This is a person who loves America and loves the people who allow the rest of us to live in America, free, and have prosperity. And I got to see that a lot. I think it is shameful that people are trying to distort who he is and what he has done, particularly when it comes to the men and women in the military."

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