Don't panic! The State of the Union is perfect

No, it’s actually pretty far from perfect, but that’s essentially the vibe presented to the audience each year at the annual state of the union address. It’s a total dog and pony show, with the President trying to say how peachy everything is while Congress takes turns sitting, standing and clapping. Glenn plans to cover the event accordingly tonight, using the mystery science theater approach. Oh, it’s gonna be good.

"Tonight, we're doing coverage of the State of the Union unlike anybody, I think, has done it before.  We are doing it Political Science Theater 2015.  A little like mystery science theater 3,000, unless you can sue us for that and then it's completely different," Glenn joked.

"But the State of the Union, we watched it in the past.  We stopped watching it, quite honestly, about three years ago.  We just couldn't take it anymore.  So we stopped watching it.  When we watch anything with the president -- we watch it together.  And we're either together in the same room or we're, you know, online or on the phone and we're watching it and yelling at it.  So we thought, you know what, I think everybody feels that way.  Why don't we watch it together.  So we have a huge screen we'll be sitting in front of, then the camera will be right there with us.  We'll be mouthing off the whole time.  So we can TiVo it, so we can stop it and start it.  I suggest let it run.  No reason to make it longer," Glenn said.

"I've never been invited to the State of the Union, [but this year] I've been invited by six different people.  I've had to say no because we're going to be doing this.  I'd much rather do this than see that guy say those things.  However, Mike Lee and I were talking a couple of weeks ago and he said, 'Glenn, this is a historic State of the Union, this is the most important one he's done since he got into office.'"

"Historically speaking, this is the most important one. Because this is the one where he now has to go in front of a Congress that is not his, and he now has to say, here's how we work together. And he's not going to. So this will be the first time a president has really ever done that. Just sat in front of them and said, screw you."

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Presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) may say he's all about advocating for the common good, but during his more than 30 years in "public service," the socialist senator has been more adept at promoting his own bottom line.

Investigative journalist and best-selling author, Peter Schweizer, joined Glenn Beck in the studio Friday to discuss his new book, "Profiles in Corruption: Abuse of Power by America's Political Elite," and to break downs how Sanders has become the very model of the corrupt socialist leader who becomes wealthy at the expense of the citizens they are elected to serve.

"It's a major problem for Bernie Sanders," Schweizer said. "He's turned socialism into a profession that has generated a lot of money to his family."

"Isn't that what always happens?" Glenn asked. "I mean, everybody in charge of a socialist country, they walk away with billions, in some cases, and the people are left starving."

"Yes, that's exactly right," agreed Schweizer. "It is a racket for Bernie Sanders. And the sort of austere image that he presents —kind of the John the Baptist of the progressive movement — it's simply not true."

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By now you've probably heard all about former Vice President Joe Biden's alleged corruption in Ukraine with his son, Hunter, and the Ukrainian energy company, Burisma. But as it turns out, the Biden family's dubious dealings weren't limited to Ukraine, but extended to China as well.

In this clip, Glenn Beck explains Hunter Biden's four primary "problems" in China, including partnering with criminals, working with Chinese companies accused of stealing and spying on the U.S. military, as well as some very sketchy investments.

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Bill O'Reilly joined the "Glenn Beck Radio Program" on Friday for his weekly take on the 2020 presidential race.

O'Reilly emphasized what a dangerous candidate socialist Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) really is, and how the media is working to mislead voters by depicting other Democratic candidates, such as former South Bend, Indiana, Mayor Pete Buttigieg, as "moderate."

"The Democratic Party has been hijacked -- and this is no breaking news -- by the progressive left. Which is now being enabled by the national media," said O'Reilly.

"Bernie Sanders is a dangerous man. In any sane time, media time, that would be clear to everybody. But it's not," he added. "It's like, 'Oh, there's uncle Bernie and he just wants to give stuff away. What a great guy.' [He's] not a great guy, all right? He's a totalitarian. He'll take your freedom, in every area, away. Every area. There isn't one area, that Bernie Sanders wouldn't intrude upon, in your personal freedom. Yet, that's not reported. You don't know it unless you pay attention. It's all a bunch of dishonest blather that has obliterated the so-called moderate Democrat. And there are millions of those people. They don't know what to do because they have no voice in the media."

Glenn pointed out that the media has been "trying to make Pete Buttigieg into a moderate" ever since his strong showing in the Iowa caucuses last week.

"So, Pete Buttigieg: Harvard grad. Rhodes Scholar. Brilliant man, he is brilliant. Great speaker. Almost as good as Beck and I. Not quite, but almost," O'Reilly said. "He's only 38, all right? So, the guy goes out and runs for president after being the mayor of South Bend, Indiana, for eight years, and almost destroying that city. The city is in chaos, yet he's re-elected with 80% of the vote the second time. That's what a good BS'er Pete Buttigieg is.

The two went on to break down Buttegieg's radical policy plans on immigration, abortion, gun control, and more.

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On the radio program Thursday, Glenn Beck and his chief researcher, Jason Buttrill, have uncovered new evidence that suggests the coronavirus death toll numbers coming from China are grossly inaccurate.

After vetting several deep-fake videos circulating on social media, Jason unearthed shocking whistleblower-videos released by citizens of the communist state that show entire warehouses filled with body bags, along with other atrocities.

Jason and Glenn break down the real numbers and discuss the possibilities of the outbreak coming to America. Watch the video below for more details:

Don't miss next Wednesday's TV special on the coronavirus in its new time slot at 9PM ET.

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