You might be classified as an extremist and not even know it!

Glenn's a big fan of the website Zerohedge, a finance website that goes into the deep (and scary) realities of the world's economic and political news. While looking at the site this morning, he came across a very disturbing article: Obama Declares War On "Extremism" – Are You An "Extremist"? The article details and cites 72 different things that you can get you slapped with an "extremist" label by someone involved in government - and some of it will absolutely shock you. Glenn went through the list on radio this morning.

"It is somebody in the government saying 'this is a problem'.  Anybody in the government, in a government document saying 'we've got to watch for these people'," Glenn explained.

Below is just a sample of the list Glenn read, the rest of which can be found HERE.

1. Those that talk about “individual liberties”

2. Those that advocate for states’ rights

3. Those that want “to make the world a better place”

4. “The colonists who sought to free themselves from British rule”

5. Those that are interested in “defeating the Communists”

6. Those that believe “that the interests of one’s own nation are separate from the interests of other nations or the common interest of all nations”

7. Anyone that holds a “political ideology that considers the state to be unnecessary, harmful,or undesirable”

8. Anyone that possesses an “intolerance toward other religions”

9. Those that “take action to fight against the exploitation of the environment and/or animals”

10. “Anti-Gay”

"Round us all up," Pat joked as Glenn went through the list.

"This is what Hitler did. You just put everybody into a category. Everybody is in a category. Then you just pick the levers, because you are run by sociologists. This is Dugan. How do I get people to comply. Well, if I pull the trigger on this one, this one and this one, that whole section there will comply. That's what it is. We have talked about this from the beginning. This is what Fascistic regimes do. They make everybody a criminal. You are a criminal," Glenn said.

"I was watching an old mission impossible the other day. It was from the old Cold War, the old TV show. From the old Cold War, and the guy was standing there. He bribed somebody. Said I almost forgot, in this country, there's one thing that always makes people look the other way. And I never understood that. Why --so many people take bribes because you take bribes because everybody is guilty of something. You don't actually believe in anything. You don't believe that person really did anything wrong. You don't really care. When we used to have laws that you would really care about because they were reasonable, you did care, you would call the police but now, when everybody is wrong and you don't really care, because nobody stand for anything anyway, if I could get rich off of you and let you go, why not? That's what happens. And that's where we are headed."

"Everybody is going to be doing something wrong. You have done something wrong. That's why we say you cannot collect information on us, you cannot, as the United States government collect the information on our phone calls and everything else, because I can guarantee you; if I have access to everything in your life, I can guarantee you, I can make you into somebody horrible."

"Look at what they have done to you. You like people, you love people, you are charitable. You want to help. You are not against the president because he's black. You are just as against the Republicans, maybe more so than the Democrats. But look what they did. They cherry picked, they took just the information they wanted that made you look a certain way."

"Why do you think they could do that on a group, but they wouldn't do that on an individual?"

"I was watching 'Selma', and LBJ okayed the blackmail with the FBI. The FBI said you know, we can take care of him, meaning we can kill him, you know. Make him go away. And LBJ said no, no. Well, there are other pressures we can use to make him go away. We can break his family up, we can do a lot of things. And they sent an audio tape of all these people saying horrible things then an audio tape of him apparently having an affair. And in it, he said that's not me. His wife looks at him and says I know. I know what you sound like. I know that's not you."

"I looked at my wife and I said afterwards, we were leaving, I said with the technology they have now and the ability to have the audio of everything, you could do this to people. You could smear them. You won't believe your eyes. You will say that's not me in that picture. That's not me in that audiotape. Yes, it is. Okay, Mr. Conspiracy theorist, everybody is against you. They can make you look like anything, should they choose to. Thank God, so far, nobody's choosing to do that, but we live in a different world."

"We live in a different world. That's why it is imperative that you have small government because you don't want a religious extremist. You don't want an atheist extremist, a Muslim extreme I was a left extremist, right extremist. You want the Constitution to remain supreme, because that is the closest thing we have to guaranteeing that all men are created equal and have an equal shot at everything, because nobody's ever going to be able to distribute it fairly, ever. Give me an equal shot. That's what Martin Luther King wanted."

On Monday's radio program, Glenn Beck and Stu Burguiere were joined by Pat Gray to discuss "woke" Olympic athletes.

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Glenn reminded America of actual bravery at the Olympics when Jesse Owens won the gold medal at the Berlin Olympics. "He [Owens] was oppressed," Glenn said.

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Political commentator Bill O'Reilly joined the Glenn Beck radio program on Friday made an important prediction about President Joe Biden's chance of reelection in 2024.

O'Reilly told Glenn that former President Donald Trump was brought down because of COVID. "if COVID had not appeared, O'Reilly stated, "he [Trump] would have won reelection."

O'Reilly went on to predict that like Trump, President Joe Biden would lose reelection because of COVID. People saw a president who could not put out an intelligent fact-based message about COVID and people will remember that," he explained.

O'Reilly later added that "Trump and Biden are one-termers because of COVID."

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Critical race theory: Marxism is a religion

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Marx didn't actually tell his followers that the system needed to be destroyed. And it's not what Marx actually believed. Very few Marxists actually understand what Marx laid out.

Marxism isn't a list of demands and instructions. It's Marx's attempt to tell the future. Some of it he got right, most he got wrong. For example, he predicted the rise of automation.

Believe it or not, Marx was not an anti-capitalist. If anything, he revered it.

In a letter to Engels, he complained that too many people misunderstood his message, that his plan is to merge with capitalism. To make it new. He wanted to reify his brand of socialism, reify is a Marxist term, actually. It basically means to make an abstract idea concrete.

Marx didn't hate capitalism. He actually thought it was necessary. And he knew communism would never happen without the aid of capitalism.

Marx didn't hate capitalism. He actually thought it was necessary.

From there, he takes these ideas to some weird conclusions. Horrible conclusions. The main one being revolution.

What does the first phase of the Marxist revolution look like? How will we know if it has started? How can we tell if it's already begun? Marx's idea of the "dictatorship of the proletariat," where the working class would rise up in revolution and earn their freedom.

But what did Marx mean by freedom? Like so much of Marxism, it involves giving up your individuality, in service to the collective: "Only in community with others does each individual have the means of cultivating his gifts in all directions; only in the community, therefore, is personal freedom possible."

That's from his book The German Ideology, which he co-wrote with Friedrich Engels, the guy who paid all of his bills: "Free competition, which is based on the idea of individual freedom, simply amounts to the relation of capital to itself as another capital."

His idea here is that capital ruins any idea of freedom or individuality. And competition is what he uses as proof. In other words, Marx's definition of freedom has nothing to do with actual freedom, freedom as we know it.

He wrote, in Capital: "It is not individuals who are set free by free competition; it is, rather, capital which is set free."

He's saying that Capital manipulates our individual freedom and forces us to exploit ourselves. For someone who didn't believe in God, he sure had some fanciful ideas about the forces that control the universe.

For someone who didn't believe in God, he sure had some fanciful ideas about the forces that control the universe.

Marxists have always argued that capitalism is a religion. That our debt to capital is no different than our debt to God. Critical Theorist Walter Benjamin wrote an entire book called Capitalism as Religion, and wrote that capitalism is "the first case of a cult that creates guilt, not atonement."

There were many strains of socialism before Marx. There were entire movements, named after socialist and anarchist philosophers. But Marx was the one who figured it out, with the help of a rotating cast of people paying for his sloth, of course.

Marx's influence on socialism was so profound that socialism was practically re-named in honor of Marx. Marx has been deified.

He created a utopian society. Very hypothetical. It requires a working class that is devoted to daily readings of The Communist Manifesto.

This assumes that people who work all day — at a real job, where they can't just sit on the couch all day as Marx did — even have the energy to read dense theory when they get home.

Marx made a religion.

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The Capitol riot was foolish and tragic, but Pelosi's Select Committee "investigation" on the January 6 "insurrection" has devolved into a show trial complete with bad tears and bad acting. But this is just a charade designed to distract us.

What's going on behind closed doors is truly nefarious. The Biden White House and the U.S. national security apparatus are seizing that event to redefine domestic terrorism and expand the powers of government to prevent it. There is an alarming blueprint for sweeping government action called the "National Strategy for Countering Domestic Terrorism," put together by the National Security Council.

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