Obama downplays Islamic terrorism and lectures on gun control

In his third ever address from the Oval Office, President Obama's speech following the terror attack in San Bernardino --- not surprisingly --- fell flat with his usual lackluster performance and reliance on progressive liberal talking points.

In the wake of the worst terrorist attack in America since 9/11, most U.S. presidents would have used this opportunity to announce new policies to keep Americans safe, like changes to an irresponsible immigration plan and an ineffective vetting system for visa-seeking foreigners. Instead, Obama blamed guns and warned against Islamophobia.

"As we become better at preventing complex, multifaceted attacks like 9/11, terrorists turn to less complicated acts of violence like the mass shootings that are all too common in our society," Obama said.

Let's get this straight. The president considers a well-coordinated terror attack by a pair of radical Muslims who reportedly swore their allegiance to ISIS, leaving 14 people dead, a "less complicated" act of violence? No, Mr. President, this was absolutely not a "common" mass shooting.

Pitch hitting for Glenn, his co-hosts Pat Gray and Stu Burguiere pointed out some of the logistical errors of Obama's speech during The Glenn Beck Program Monday.

"He didn't seem to be looking at the camera at any point during the speech," Stu said. "I don't know if the teleprompter was on the left side of the room, but he was looking there instead of in the camera."

Also at odds with past presidential addresses from the Oval Office, Obama used a podium rather than sitting at his desk.

"In a speech in the Oval Office, they sit behind the desk. It's the Resolute desk. And the president is supposedly resolute," Pat said. "And so it would be great if the president sat behind the Resolute desk while being resolute and gave a resolute-ish speech."

Obama went on to blame the terror attack on everything but the obvious --- Islam.

"As groups like ISIL grow stronger amidst the chaos of war in Iraq and Syria, and as the internet erases the distance between countries, we see growing efforts by terrorists to poison the minds of people like the Boston Marathon bombers and the San Bernardino killers," Obama said.

Pat had a bone to pick with that line as well.

"You blame the internet instead of the ideology. You blame the gun instead of the shooter," Pat said. "This is what he does."

Obama went on to say that gun control is a matter of national security. He actually said there are "some that reject any gun safety measures."

"You like how he puts that? There's not a single person alive who rejects gun safety measures, you moron," lamented Pat. "Gun safety measures are what the NRA is all about."

Watch the segment from radio below.

 

Featured Image: US President Barack Obama speaks during an address to the nation from the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, DC, December 6, 2015. (Photo Credit: AFP PHOTO / POOL / SAUL LOEB)

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.

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Dallas Jenkins is a storyteller — and he's telling the most important story of all time in a way that many believed was impossible.

Jenkins is the creator of "The Chosen," a free, crowdfunded series about the life of Jesus that rivals Hollywood productions. And Season 2 could not have arrived at a better time — on Easter weekend 2021. Church attendance has dropped, people are hungry for something bigger than all of us, and many are choosing social justice activism, political parties, or even the climate change movement as "religions" over God.

This Easter weekend, Jenkins joined Glenn on the "Glenn Beck Podcast" to discuss the aspects of Jesus that often get overlooked and break through the misconceptions about who Jesus really is to paint a clear picture of why America needs Emmanuel, "God with us," now more than ever.

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Award-winning investigative journalist Lara Logan joined Glenn Beck on the radio program this week to argue the Biden administration's border crisis is "enabling" drug cartels, allowing them to exploit migrants, use border wall construction roads, and cross the border much more easily.

Lara, who has witnessed and experienced firsthand some of the worst violence around the world as a war correspondent for CBS News, told Glenn it's "not an overstatement" to call the cartels in Mexico "the most violent and powerful criminal organizations on the face of the earth." And while they're "at war with us, we've been asleep at the wheel."

But Lara also offers solutions that the U.S. can enact to stop these horrific atrocities.

"There's more than 30,000 Mexican civilians who are massacred every year in Mexico by the cartels. And that's just the bodies that the Mexican government owns up to or knows about, right?" Lara said. "There's Mexicans buried in unmarked mass graves all across the country. I mean, everyone knows that the violence of the cartels is not like anything anyone has ever seen before. It even pales in comparison to, at times, to what terrorist groups like ISIS have done."

Lara went on to explain some of the unspeakable acts of violence and murder that occur at the hands of the Mexican cartels — 98% of which go uninvestigated.

"That's not unprosecuted, Glenn. That's uninvestigated," Lara emphasized. "[Cartels] operate with impunity. So the law enforcement guy, the policemen, the marine, the National Guardsmen, who are trying to do the right thing, who are not in the pocket of the cartels — what chance do those guys have? They've got no chance. You know where they end up? In one of those unmarked graves."

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