Glenn has a strong warning for anyone looking to Mike Huckabee for answers

Glenn has made no secret of his skepticism of Mike Huckabee. While presenting himself as a conservative, Huckabee has pushed for Common Core and big progressive government policies. But on radio this morning, a caller asked for Glenn to go in depth on his frustration with the former governor and cable news host. The answer?

"Mike Huckabee is a progressive from the get-go.  Anyone that is for the policies that the Obama administration had been for on even just the school lunches is a progressive.  Mike is a guy who believes the Constitution is great, but there are things that we have to do," Glenn said.

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CALLER:  I have a question.  I have heard you several times make disparaging comments about Mike Huckabee.

GLENN:  Oh, no, no, no, I would never --

CALLER:  And he's not my guy.  Okay.

GLENN:  Hang on a second.

CALLER:  Can you be more specific, please?

GLENN:  Yes, I would not disparage Mike Huckabee.  I'll tell you the truth about Mike Huckabee.

Mike Huckabee is a progressive from the get-go.  Anyone that is for the policies that the Obama administration had been for on even just the school lunches is a progressive.  Mike is a guy who believes the Constitution is great, but there are things that we have to do.

And I could -- you know, we could -- we could, if I felt it was worth it, spend at least an hour --

STU:  Oh, we spent a lot more than that over the years on this.

GLENN:  Going through his policies.

PAT:  We have explained it.

GLENN:  Yeah, we have explained it.  I will tell you, however, that Mike Huckabee is not what he appears.  Mike Huckabee is one of the most disingenuous men I have ever, ever met.  And I have had several encounters with him and I know a lot of people really like him.  I am not one of them.  I think he's a very disingenuous man.  I think he's a political player, and I have less respect for people who invoke the name of God and then are politicians on top of it.  He's a politician from the get-go.

STU:  My favorite Mike Huckabee policy is the widespread release of dangerous criminals.  I think that's something we can really get on board with.

GLENN:  And why is that?  Why did he do that?

STU:  I believe everybody deserves a second chance, including rapists --

GLENN:  Because of his Christian faith.

STU:  His Christian faith, I guess, inspired that.

PAT:  How about the Common Core stand which is a reasoned policy of Mike Huckabee that everybody -- no, he doesn't support that anymore.  No.  What he supports is changing the name to something else, but keeping the policy into place.

GLENN:  No.  He is -- he is Jeb Bush hiding behind the cross.  He is.

STU:  Did you see -- did you see the letter that he wrote about Common Core?

GLENN:  No.

STU:  This is -- let me see if I can get it to load.

GLENN:  Wasn't he one of the architects?  Wasn't in charge of the governor's conference when this all started.  He was a big player.

STU:  Yeah.  Of course, obviously my computer is going into --

GLENN:  I will tell you that my dislike for him goes beyond his progressive -- he is a liar to your face.  He is a very disingenuous man.

STU:  Yeah, I can't speak -- I can only speak to the fact that his policies are a disaster for conservatives.

GLENN:  Yeah.

STU:  He speaks a game.

GLENN:  You were there.  You were there.

STU:  There's a lot --

GLENN:  You were there with me.

STU:  I don't think I was.

GLENN:  I think you were.  On a tarmac in Idaho.  Or, in --

STU:  I do remember the story, quite clearly.

GLENN:  -- in Iowa.

PAT:  He says that all the criticisms you might have about Common Core -- it says:  It's disturbing to me that there have been criticisms of these standards by other conservatives.  I've heard the arguments that these standards threaten local control of what's being taught in Oklahoma classrooms.

Speaking from one conservative to another, let me assure you, this simply is not true.  They're not something to be afraid of.  Indeed, they are something to embrace.

It goes on and on and says -- I can't find the exact quote that I was reading yesterday.  It was, you know, we must make sure that these standards don't go anywhere.

GLENN:  I can tell you that he is running interference, I believe, for the Republican party as well.  He's running interference for Ted Cruz to try to split the religious vote off of Ted Cruz.  I think that's what's happening.  Just as much as Mitt Romney is trying to run block and tackle for Jeb Bush.  Huckabee is running block and tackle for -- against Ted Cruz.  Being good little food shoulders.  I can guarantee you he doesn't like Ted Cruz's policy.  Guarantee it.

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Terry Trobiani owns Gianelli's Drive Thru in Prairie Grove, Illinois, where he put up a row of American flags for the Fourth of July. But the city claimed he was displaying two of them improperly and issued him a $100 ticket for each flag.

Terry joined Glenn Beck on the radio program Tuesday to explain what he believes really happened. He told Glenn that, according to city ordinance, the American flag is considered "ornamental" and should therefore have been permitted on a federal holiday. But the city has now classified the flag as a "sign."

"Apparently, the village of Prairie Grove has classified the American flag as a sign and they've taken away the symbol of the American flag," Terry said. "So, as a sign, it falls under their temporary sign ordinance, which prohibits any flying, or any positioning of signs on your property — and now this includes the American flag. [...] The only way I could fly the American flag on my property is if I put it on a permanent 20 to 30-foot flagpole, which they have to permit."

Terry went on to explain how the city is now demanding an apology for his actions, and all after more than a year of small-business crushing COVID restrictions and government mandates.

"COVID was tough," Terry stated. "You know, we're in the restaurant business. COVID was tough on us. We succeeded. We made it through. We cut a lot of things, but we never cut an employee. We paid all our employees. I didn't take a paycheck for a year just to keep our employees on, because it was that important to me to keep things going. And, you know, you fight for a year, and you beat a pandemic, and then you have this little municipality with five trustees and a president, who just have no respect for small businesses. And right now, what I see is they have no respect for the republic and the United States ... I think it's terrible. The direction that government, at all levels, have taken us to this point, it's despicable."

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The Biden administration is now doing everything it can to censor what it has decided is COVID-19 "misinformation." But Glenn Beck isn't confident that the silencing of voices will stop there.

Yeonmi Park grew up in North Korea, where there is no freedom of speech, and she joined Glenn to warn that America must not let this freedom go.

"Whenever authoritarianism rises, the first thing they go after is freedom of speech," she said.

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Most self-proclaimed Marxists know very little about Marxism. Some of them have all the buzzwords memorized. They talk about the exploits of labor. They talk about the slavery of capitalist society and the alienation caused by capital. They talk about the evils of power and domination.

But they don't actually believe what they say. Or else they wouldn't be such violent hypocrites. And we're not being dramatic when we say "violent."

For them, Marxism is a political tool that they use to degrade and annoy their political enemies.

They don't actually care about the working class.

Another important thing to remember about Marxists is that they talk about how they want to defend the working class, but they don't actually understand the working class. They definitely don't realize that the working class is composed mostly of so many of the people they hate. Because, here's the thing, they don't actually care about the working class. Or the middle class. They wouldn't have the slightest clue how to actually work, not the way we do. For them, work involves ranting about how work and labor are evil.

Ironically, if their communist utopia actually arrived, they would be the first ones against the wall. Because they have nothing to offer except dissent. They have no practical use and no real connection to reality.

Again ironically, they are the ultimate proof of the success of capitalism. The fact that they can freely call for its demise, in tweets that they send from their capitalistic iPhones, is proof that capitalism affords them tremendous luxuries.

Their specialty is complaining. They are fanatics of a religion that is endlessly cynical.

They sneer at Christianity for promising Heaven in exchange for good deeds on earth — which is a terrible description of Christianity, but it's what they actually believe — and at the same time they criticize Christianity for promising a utopia, they give their unconditional devotion to a religion that promises a utopia.

They are fanatics of a religion that is endlessly cynical.

They think capitalism has turned us into machines. Which is a bad interpretation of Marx's concept of the General Intellect, the idea that humans are the ones who create machines, so humans, not God, are the creators.

They think that the only way to achieve the perfect society is by radically changing and even destroying the current society. It's what they mean when they say things about the "status quo" and "hegemony" and the "established order." They believe that the system is broken and the way to fix it is to destroy, destroy, destroy.

Critical race theory actually takes it a step farther. It tells us that the racist system can never be changed. That racism is the original sin that white people can never overcome. Of course, critical race theorists suggest "alternative institutions," but these "alternative institutions" are basically the same as the ones we have now, only less effective and actually racist.

Marx's violent revolution never happened. Or at least it never succeeded. Marx's followers have had to take a different approach. And now, we are living through the Revolution of Constant Whining.

This post is part of a series on critical race theory. Read the full series here.

Americans are losing faith in our justice system and the idea that legal consequences are applied equally — even to powerful elites in office.

Rep. Devin Nunes (R-CA) joined Glenn Beck on the radio program to detail what he believes will come next with the Durham investigation, which hopefully will provide answers to the Obama FBI's alleged attempts to sabotage former President Donald Trump and his campaign years ago.

Rep. Nunes and Glenn assert that we know Trump did NOT collude with Russia, and that several members of the FBI possibly committed huge abuses of power. So, when will we see justice?

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