Is the media finally waking up?

Earlier this year, President Obama vowed to circumvent Congress with his pen and his phone. He has since used this unilateral power on several occasions despite the Supreme Court’s unanimous ruling that some of his actions are unconstitutional. And now it appears as though the President’s most ardent supporters are condemning the blatant disregard of the balance of power.

On radio this morning, Glenn reacted to a new op-ed from the Washington Post in which the paper's editorial board explains why President Obama cannot act unilaterally on immigration just because he is tired of the partisan gridlock.

In an article entitled “Frustration over stalled immigration action doesn’t mean Obama can act unilaterally” published on Tuesday, the historically leftist editorial board explains the danger of acting unconstitutionally purely for the political boost it would provide Democrats in the upcoming midterm election and in 2016.

Below is an excerpt from the editorial:

STYMIED BY congressional paralysis, President Obama is reportedly considering unilateral action to address — though surely not fix — the nation’s immigration policy mess and the more recent surge of minors streaming across the southwestern border.

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Obstinate, hopelessly partisan and incapable of problem-solving, Congress is a mess. But that doesn’t grant the president license to tear up the Constitution. As Mr. Obama himself said last fall: “If, in fact, I could solve all these problems without passing laws in Congress, then I would do so. But we’re also a nation of laws.” To act on his own, the president said, would violate those laws.

Mr. Obama now seems to be jettisoning that stance in the name of rallying his political base […] Conceivably, this would give Democrats a political boost in 2016. Just as conceivably, it would trigger a constitutional showdown with congressional Republicans, who could make a cogent argument that Mr. Obama had overstepped his authority.

The president should think twice.

Read the entire article HERE.

As Glenn explained, the only thing that is actually going to solve the immigration crisis is the legitimate enforcement of the laws that are already on the books. Instead, President Obama has taken to passing executive actions that allow him to circumvent the law.

“All we have to do is enforce the laws. We have laws – more than enough laws. All we have to do is enforce them,” Glenn said. “[But] that's one of the executive orders. ‘I don't have to enforce this law.’ What? No, you do have to enforce [the law]. You don't have to like the law. [But] that's when you, as president, go out and try to change the law [constitutionally].”

Ultimately, Democrats and Republicans alike have taken to prioritizing political expediency over principles and that trend must change.

“What everybody is doing is focusing not on our values but on our political interests. That's bad. That's a recipe for disaster,” Glenn concluded. “So take this president out of it. Take the next president… If he decides to write through executive orders and say, ‘I'm not enforcing these tax laws’… Would you be okay with that… It [might go] to my interests, but it goes against our values. That's why it has to stop.”

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Republican Rep. Dan Crenshaw of Texas joined Glenn Beck on the radio program Thursday to discuss the Left's current efforts to rid the U.S. military of "extremism," Democrats' push to separate President Joe Biden from the nuclear codes, and how conservatives can use government to battle the far-left, their policies, and their efforts to control Americans.

Crenshaw called the military's efforts to rid their ranks of extremism, "so obviously and clearly politically motivated," as the entire premise is based on reports that some active service members and veterans participated in the Jan. 6 storming of the U.S. Capitol.

"Mathematically, that's not a good indication of where active duty military stand or where veterans stand more broadly," Crenshaw said of the generalization that military personnel are extremists. "And I thought we were against that kind of profiling. Right? I thought that was against the liberal values that supposedly the Left stands for."

"But, Glenn, you know very well the Left is not liberal," he added. "The Left is very anti-liberal. And I think as conservatives, we have to say that more often. They have become genuinely authoritarian. Progressivism is not in sync with liberalism. All right? There's a big difference between an Alan Dershowitz liberal and a Democrat Party progressive. They're totally different."

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Glenn Beck: THIS is why Biden nominated Merrick Garland as attorney general

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Many will remember President Biden's attorney general nominee Merrick Garland as the man Republicans refused to hold a Supreme Court confirmation hearing for back in 2016. So, was Garland's AG nomination just meant to be a slap in the face to Republicans? Glenn Beck thinks there's a lot more to it.

Given how focused Democrats are on rooting out vaguely defined "right-wing extremism," Garland's work in supervising the prosecution of the 1995 Oklahoma City bombing suspects gives us a hint, Glenn suggested on radio this week. He said he's "all for" stopping dangerous extremists, but couldn't help noticing how Garland isn't talking about any of the destruction that happened over the summer.

"I am all for justice. I am all for making sure we catch the bad guys, as long as the bad guys are not defined to be on only one side," Glenn said. "Merrick Garland said [Monday] that there was no comparison between what happened on January 6th and what happened over the summer. That is because the Washington elites see themselves as better than somebody who owns a taco stand. I don't. The Constitution doesn't. They are the same crime."

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"All rich countries should move to 100% synthetic beef. You can get used to the taste difference," said holy anointed billionaire Bill Gates. Green activism has been around for decades. But what used to be wacky has now worked its way into the world's power structure. You must believe the science. You cannot question the science.

The Texas power failure provided America with a disturbing and deadly preview of the Great Reset. But Bill Gates, AOC, and other Democrats say this only proves we need to enforce MORE green policies.

On his Wednesday night special this week, Glenn Beck reveals how deep the Great Reset tentacles reach into government and business to strangle freedom and their efforts to control every aspect of your private life.

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Why are we letting criminals out of prison while putting pastors in? Pastor James Coates of Canada's GraceLife Church was recently fined, arrested, and put in maximum security prison for violating lockdown rules.

Rebel News founder Ezra Levant joined Glenn Beck on "Glenn TV" to discuss the story. Ezra said he's noticed a trend of government officials "picking on" Christians as "lockdownism" becomes almost a new kind of religion, and warned this might be just the start of more persecution to come.

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