'We will utterly destroy them' - Ted Cruz on defeating radical Islam

Senator Ted Cruz joined Glenn's radio program this morning to discuss some of the news surrounding the latest Islamic terrorist attack in Paris.

"This is coming over to our shores," Glenn said, referring to the recent video released by ISIS threatening a suicide attack on Times Square.

When Glenn asked Cruz how he would respond to the radical Islamic menace if he were president, Cruz didn't hesitate to say, "We will destroy ISIS."

He added, "Not degrade them, not weaken them, we will utterly destroy them," Cruz said.

Watch a clip from the interview or read the transcript below.

Below is a rough transcript of this segment, it might contain errors.

GLENN: This is coming over to our shores. ISIS put out a video today that shows somebody taking plastic and making a suicide vest and then going into Times Square and blowing themselves up.

What is it going to take for this president and this country to wake up?

TED: Well, for this president to wake up, I tell you, I pray for the president daily. And indeed, in the wake of France, my prayers have been -- and I think the prayers of millions -- that he have a clarity and a willingness to defend this country. But sadly, Glenn, I've seen no indications of a willingness to do so. He refuses even to utter the words "radical Islamic terrorism." And even worse than that, both the president and his administration regularly act as apologists for radical Islamic terrorism. You know, I was at the National Prayer Breakfast. It was the day after ISIS had lit a Jordanian pilot on fire.

And President Obama gave a speech that, in my view was nothing short of shameful, in which he said, "Well, yes, ISIS is committing bad acts." But he said, "Christians and Jews have committed bad acts as well." And he brought up the Crusades and the Inquisition and said, "It's all really the same." Now, look, the last I checked, those ended hundreds of years ago. And I don't think it's asking too much of the president for him to stay in the current millennium. And the word apologist -- you know, some folks have reacted, "Well, gosh, that's strong." Well, actually, apologist has a very specific meaning. It's someone who stands up and provides realizations and justifications for a course of conduct.

And the argument about the Crusades and the Inquisition is exactly what ISIS says. It's exactly what the terrorists say. And that's what the president is saying. And we saw it just this week. John Kerry saying, "The attacks on Charlie Hebdo were justifiable, were understandable." What nonsense. This is the face of evil. And, Glenn, we need a commander-in-chief who stands up and says, "We will defeat radical Islamic terrorism. We will destroy ISIS. If you are a militant anywhere on the face of the globe and you go join ISIS and you take up arms against America, you are signing your death warrant."

Just days after Canadian pastor James Coates was released from prison for refusing to bow to COVID-19 lockdown restrictions, several police officers showed up at another church to ensure restrictions were being followed. But Polish pastor Artur Pawlowski of the Cave of Adullam Church in Alberta, Canada, knew his rights, telling the cops not to come back until they had a warrant in hand.

Filling in for Glenn Beck on the radio program this week, Pat Gray and Stu Burguiere played a video of the interaction.

"Please get out. Please get out of this property immediately. Get out!" Pawlowski can be heard yelling at the six officers who entered his church.

"Out! Out! Out! Get out of this property immediately until you come back with a warrant," he continued. "Go out and don't come back. I don't want to talk to you. You Nazis, Gestapo is not allowed here! ... Nazis are not welcome here! Do not come back you Nazi psychopaths. Unbelievable sick, evil people. Intimidating people in a church during the Passover! You Gestapo, Nazi, communist fascists! Don't you dare come back here!"

Watch this clip to see the heated exchange:

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One of the most dangerous existential threats to the United States is Critical Race Theory, or CRT. As Glenn Beck has exposed over the past year, CRT is gaining momentum and has been preached in our universities for a while now.

Then last August, leaked documents revealed that Marxism, activist ideology of Black Lives Matter, is making its way into grade school classrooms across the country. And since then, things have only gotten more intense.

On next week's Wednesday night special, Glenn will expose the new ways progressives are systematically indoctrinating our kids and culture with this dangerous ideology. But first, it's crucial that you know what your kids may already be learning.

"What I'm about to show you is just the beginning," Glenn said, introducing the leaked documents.

"I found it shocking that Black Lives Matter supporters have developed lesson plans that start from preschool all the way up to the 12th grade," he continued. "Do you know the money it would take to tailor things ... and get it out to the schools and the unions for each age, to be able to brainwash the kids on Marxism and how to destroy capitalism by using race, sexual orientation, and gender?

"Our children don't stand a chance," Glenn added later. "They're not being taught anything except how to be radical activists. What the hell has happened?"

Watch the video clip below or find the full episode here.


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During his campaign, President Joe Biden survived scandal after scandal involving his son Hunter — the Ukraine/Burisma scandal, the laptop scandal, the one involving a stripper from Arkansas and a long-lost child. And yet, after it all appeared to have been swept under the rug, Hunter has now released a memoir — "Beautiful Things."

Filling in for Glenn Beck on the radio program this week, Pat Gray and Stu Burguiere discussed Hunter's "horrible" response when asked on "CBS This Morning" if the laptop seized by the FBI in 2019 belonged to him and reviewed a few segments from his new book, which they agreed raises the question: Is Hunter trying to sabotage his father's career?

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Countless corporations — from Delta Air Lines, Coca-Cola, and Porsche to UPS and LinkedIn — are calling out the Georgia voting laws, calling them "restrictive," "racist," and "discriminative." Meanwhile, words like "stakeholder" and "equitable" are starting to show up in their arguments.

On the radio program, Glenn Beck gave the "decoder ring" for what's really going on here, because our society is being completely redesigned in front of our eyes.

There's a reason why all these big businesses are speaking out now, and it has very little to do with genuine ideology, Glenn explained. It's all about ESG scores and forcing "compliance" through the monetization of social justice.

Glenn went on to detail exactly what ESG scores are, how they're calculated, and why these social credit scores explain the latest moves from "woke" companies.

Watch the video below to hear Glenn break it down:

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