Lt. Gov. of California: 'I want your guns but leave mine alone'

The Lt. Governor of California opposes citizens having guns --- all while spending millions on the security detail keeping him safe. Once again, the hypocrisy of the progressive left never fails to astonish.

Gavin Newsom (D) talks a good talk in the fight against gun ownership, yet the former mayor of San Francisco has spent millions of taxpayer dollars to surround himself with armed security. Evidently, what's good for the political goose is not good enough for the citizen gander.

According to a 2009 article from the San Francisco Appeal, Newsom's security included salaries for hand-picked, full-time police officers at a price tag between $1 and $72.9 million. Why the range? A quick look at the budget for Investigations Detail --- the department charged with protecting the mayor --- revealed a staggering amount of $72.9 million. So it's possible the entire amount went to paying his security guards, all funded by taxpayers, naturally, the very citizens he'd like to leave unprotected.

In July 2012, the Los Angles Times reported the cost for providing security for Newsom was nearly $30,000 higher than his predecessor.

As a guest on Real Time, Bill Maher’s HBO show Friday, Newsom responded to Trump's comments that armed citizens could have defended themselves in Paris.

“I just simply, this sort of mythology, the guy with the gun that’s going to come save the day, I mean, so right out of the movies, sort of this gun-slinging fantasy." Newsom said in the aftermath of the Paris attacks. "The reality is, it’s most likely to create more harm, more damage, more lost lives in those circumstances.”

How convenient.

If Mr. Newsom would like to disarm the citizenry of California, perhaps he should set the example and disarm his security detail first.

Featured Image: Gavin Newsom, Lt. Goveror of California. Photo Credit: AFP / Getty

On Thursday's radio program, Grace Smith and her father, Andy, joined Glenn Beck on the phone and provided a first-hand account of Grace's refusal to wear a mask at school.

Smith, 16, began a maskless protest after her school district in Laramie, Wyoming, decided to implement a mask mandate. As a result, Grace received three suspensions, was issued two $500-citations, and was eventually arrested.

"How long were you in jail?" Glenn asked.

Grace said was taken to jail but was never booked nor was she was placed in a jail cell.

Glenn commended Grace's father, Andy, for raising such a "great citizen" and asked if it was Grace's idea to protest. Andy said it was Grace's idea, explaining that they took the position of arguing on the grounds of civil rights rather than the efficacy of wearing a mask.

Grace has since withdrawn from public school and started a home school program. She also told Glenn that she will continue to fight the school district, legally.

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It seems the Left wants a civil war and some on the Right want a national divorce. The country is split right now unlike anything Glenn Beck has ever witnessed. There are two sides: Those who want to fundamentally change this country and those who believe in KEEPING the experiment of liberty that the Founding Founders intended.

The ideological gap seems impossible to cross, but Glenn explains why he won't secede. David Reaboi, Claremont Institute senior fellow and author of "National Divorce Is Expensive, but It's Worth Every Penny," tells Glenn why a national breakup is not an impossibility just because it will be difficult.

What can we do to fight back … peacefully? How can the states that still believe in the Constitution create pockets of freedom in the shadow of tyranny? On his Wednesday night special this week, Glenn answers that and provides a road map to preserving what the Left is trying to destroy.

Finally, James Simpson, author of "Who Was Karl Marx? The Men, the Motives and the Menace Behind Today's Rampaging American Left," provides solutions on the issues the "red states" must unite around before Left and Right America officially call it quits.

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An Afghan interpreter who helped save then-Sen. Joe Biden's life in 2008 was among those stranded in Afghanistan after Biden's troop withdrawal. He has now escaped the country with his family, but not with President Biden's help.

Thanks to private organizations, including The Nazarene Fund, the interpreter and his family have now been rescued.

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A shocking new report by The Daily Wire reveals that the furious father whose arrest at a school board meeting likely sparked the call for the FBI to investigate anti-CRT parents like domestic terrorists was furious for good reasons: The Loudoun County School Board allegedly tried to cover up his daughter's rape.

Rep. Chris Stewart (R-Utah) joined Glenn Beck on the radio program Tuesday to discuss the incident and explain why he joined 60 lawmakers in a letter to Attorney General Merrick Garland demanding answers for why the FBI is targeting parents.

"We want to know ... what kind of coordination took place between the White House, activist groups and teachers unions, and the Department of Justice," Stewart told Glenn. "Because we have evidence that there was [coordination] and, in fact, that the White House are the ones who initiated this. They asked for these activist groups to write this inflammatory letter to the Department of Justice saying they were 'intimidated' and that they 'felt threatened', giving the Department of Justice Attorney General Garland, the excuse to say, 'Okay, well, we have to respond'."

Stewart went on to say he believes the federal government would only involve the FBI in such an issue if its purpose is to silence and intimidate parents concerned about the "poison" being taught to their kids in school. So, what can he and the other representatives who disagree with the Biden administration's overreach of power do to stop it?

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