Would Rand Paul’s policies lead to a terror attack?

On radio Friday, Glenn spoke at length with Sen. Rand Paul about his candidacy and his policies. Many are concerned about the foreign policy of a Libertarian candidate, so Glenn asked him what he would say to those who think a Libertarian stance could lead to a terror attack. Dr. Paul went into detail on his stance on the surveillance state, the Middle East, and the PATRIOT Act.

Below is a rush transcript of this segment:

GLENN: How do you respond to people who would -- I think I know you well enough to know that you mean what you say, and you will do these things, but when you get into the domestic spying, you said in your speech that on day number one, you will revoke that executive order and you will stop the spying on Americans. What do you say to people who would then, the minute we'd get hit, and we are going to get hit one way or other. It is a matter of time before something happens. What would you say to people who say well, it's your fault, because that's what will happen.

PAUL: Well, people say this about the PATRIOT Act. I tried to get rid of the PATRIOT ACT, because I think it turns the Constitution up-side down. People said what would you rely on. I said couldn't we just for a day rely on the Constitution? The same way with the spying program.

I'm not saying don't use intelligence. I think we should use our intelligence to find out about people who might attack us.

If you are here, you moved here from Pakistan or from Yemen last year and you are calling people back in Yemen and are plotting, and we have evidence, we should look at your phone records. If your records include 20 people you called in the country and in Yemen, and there is suspicion and you take it to a judge, look at their phone records. I don't care if you go 20 hops into the material looks for people who are terrorists. I just want you to ask an judge and put an individual's name on the warrant.

What I object to is the warrant that Snowden revealed, said Verizon on it. I don't know anyone named Mr. Verizon. Mr. Verizon doesn't have possession of hundreds of millions of phone calls he has the right to divulge. You need of warrants that are individualized. This was a big deal. Just finished reading Mike Lee's take on this. Have you seen Mike Lee's new book?

GLENN: Yes, I have.

PAUL: In the book, he tells the story of John Wilkes, a story about his opposition to the king, because the king came after him with a warrant without his name on it. This is what began this whole history of the 4th Amendment that we would individualize -- the government, no matter who it was, had to have your name on a warrant. It can't be a blanket warrant for anybody's stuff.

On "Glenn TV" this week, Megyn Kelly, host of the "Megyn Kelly Show," told Glenn Beck she believes the Democrats' talk of unity is "all nonsense" and forecasted the "death of journalism" under a Biden administration.

Megyn cited President Joe Biden's unwillingness to make concessions that would help unify Democrats and Republicans as an example of how much he actually cares about unity, and added that, while she's all for lowering the political temperature in America, she also believes there are some personal freedoms that are worth fighting for.

"What's happening substantively is worth fighting for and it's not going to go away just because [Biden] gave a nice speech," Megyn said.

"I will object. I will protect my family and what I think is right over Joe Biden's need for unity, which is false anyway. 'Unify behind my agenda' is not a real call for unity," she added.

Megyn said she believes the Left has reached too far and "awakened a sleeping giant" in reference to the silent majority who should speak up, speak out, and refuse to be silenced any longer.

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As the Senate prepares for former President Trump's second impeachment trial, many are asking whether it's constitutional to try a president after leaving office. Alan Dershowitz, lawyer and host of the of "The Dershow," joined Glenn Beck on the radio program to talk about the legal battles Trump still faces.

Dershowitz said he believes the Senate doesn't have the authority to convict Trump, now that he's a private citizen again, and thus can't use impeachment to bar him from running for office again.

"The Constitution says the purpose of impeachment is to remove somebody. He [Trump] is out of office. There's nothing left to do.
It doesn't say you can impeach him to disqualify him for the future. It says, if you remove him you can then add disqualification, but you can't just impeach somebody to disqualify them," Dershowitz said.

"The Senate can't try ordinary citizens. So once you're an ordinary citizen, you get tried only in the courts, not in the Senate. So it's clearly unconstitutional," he added.

Dershowitz, who served on Trump's legal team during the first impeachment trial, also discussed whether he thinks Trump is legally (or even just ethically) responsible for the Capitol riot earlier this month, and whether those engaging in violence could be considered "domestic terrorists."

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A new, shocking CBS News poll shows that the majority of Americans believe they're facing a new enemy: other Americans.

More than two-thirds of poll respondents said they believe democracy in the U.S. is "threatened," and 54% said "other people in America" are the "biggest threat to the American way of life," rather than economic factors, viruses, natural disasters, or foreign actors.

Will it be possible to unite our nation with statistics like that? On "The Glenn Beck Radio Program," Glenn and Stu discussed the poll numbers and what they mean for our future.

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Countless leaders on the left are now arguing that removing President Donald Trump from office won't be enough — they're now calling for the president's "cult-like" supporters to be "deprogrammed." And it's not just fringe politicians.

During an appearance on "Real Time with Bill Maher" last week, former NBC anchor Katie Couric said, "The question is, how are we going to really almost deprogram these people who have signed up for the cult of Trump."

Former Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton and Democratic Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi questioned whether the nation needs "a 9/11-type commission" to determine whether President Trump was colluding with Russian President Vladimir Putin "the day that the insurgents invaded our Capitol." Clinton also made sure to include her favorite "deplorables" in her unsubstantiated conspiracy theory:

"But we now know that not just [Trump] but his enablers, his accomplices, his cult members, have the same disregard for democracy," Clinton said to Pelosi.

Washington Post columnist Eugene Robinson and New York Times Magazine's Nikole Hannah-Jones agreed that there is a need for "millions of Americans, almost all white, almost all Republicans" to be deprogrammed and punished, during an MSNBC interview last week.

Now, a story from the Washington Post is also preaching that narrative and even added that we need more restrictions for conservatives on social media and in the broadcast industry.

"So now we have to be deprogrammed? We've heard this over and over and over and over again, for months," said Glenn Beck on the radio program Tuesday. He read through the shocking details of the Washington Post op-ed and discussed the extraordinary dangers of the latest anti-conservative movement in America.

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