Media Gasps at State Department Lies: 'Never Said No Boots on the Ground'

A State Department spokesperson blatantly lied to a reporter questioning an announcement about putting boots on the ground in Syria.

Then again, what's new?

Glenn played a clip of the exchange as well as ample audio evidence of this administration's repeated declarations there would absolutely be "no boots on the ground" in Iraq, Afghanistan or Syria.

"They don't care anymore," Glenn said. "And you know why they don't care anymore? It's not the media's fault. It's our fault."

Glenn continued.

"Is anybody going to say anything? Is anybody going to do anything? If you don't rise up and say, 'Enough with the lies' --- but what are we doing? We're about to elect a lie artist," Glenn said. "The northeast is about to elect a guy who is the Picasso of lies."

Watch the clip or read the transcript below.

Below is a rush transcript of this segment. It may contain errors.

GLENN: Now, you can take our word for it, or you can take this as evidence.

OBAMA: I do not foresee a scenario in which boots on the ground in Syria, American boots on the ground in Syria, would not only be good for America, but also would be good for Syria.

VOICE: With respect to boots on the ground, profoundly, no, there will be no boots on the ground. The president has said that again and again. And there is nothing in this authorization that should contemplate it. And we reiterate no boots on the ground.

OBAMA: What we're not talking about is an open-ended intervention. This would not be another Iraq or Afghanistan. There would be no American boots on the ground. Any action we take would be limited, both in time and scope.

VOICE: To be clear, as we've said repeatedly, our strategy does not involve US troops on the ground in either Iraq or Syria. And no US troops will be in Syria as part of the train and equip program.

OBAMA: I will not put American groups on the ground in Syria.

GLENN: Back to yesterday.

VOICE: For months and months and months, that the mantra from the president and everyone else in the administration has been no boots on the ground. And now --

VOICE: No. That is not true. That's just not true, man.

VOICE: What? It is.

GLENN: I mean, that is crazy.

PAT: How do you make that claim? How?

GLENN: That is crazy. Oh, man, we have got -- we as a nation have got to get a handle on the lies.

PAT: I know.

GLENN: When they -- they don't care anymore. And you know why they don't care anymore? It's not the media's fault. It's our fault. It's our fault.

For a year now -- longer than that. Longer than that. Probably for the last four years, we have had an internal argument in -- on this show, "Glenn, somebody has to correct the record." And I've been saying, "Nobody cares anymore. I can't do it anymore because nobody cares anymore." And Pat and Stu and Jeffy have been saying every day, "Glenn, somebody has to correct the record. If nobody corrects the record, then it just stands. I stand by, nobody cares." There it is. Is anybody going to say anything? Is anybody going to do anything? If you don't rise up and say, "Enough with the lies" -- but what are we doing? We're about to elect a lie artist. We're about -- as the people who are supposed to have principles, we're about to -- tonight, the northeast is about to elect a guy who is the Picasso of lies.

Now -- oh, yeah. I was going to say he -- that's an insult on Picasso because Picasso was really good. But his lies were like Picasso. Yep, that's a face. No, it's not. The nose is where the ear is supposed to be. And everyone can see it. No, no. That's beautiful. It looks just like a face. The Picasso of lies.

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Blaze TV hosts Glenn Beck , Chad Prather, and Steven Crowder weighed-in with similar but different thoughts on the fascism associated with canceling Dr. Seuss.

Glenn Beck can't help but wonder, "What is wrong with us?" in light of the Dr. Seuss books that have been cancelled due to "hurtful and wrong" illustrations — that takes America one step closer to complete insanity.

Chad Prather approached the issue from a comedic perspective, stating that "Dr. Seuss is dead and could not be reached for comment."

Steven Crowder explained that Dr. Seuss books were banned for being offensive and insensitive to some. So Steven decided to parody the six banned children's books with progressively titled and hilariously inappropriate versions.

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'We DON'T destroy books'

"They are banning Dr. Seuss books. How much more do you need to see before all of America wakes up? ... This is fascism!" Glenn said. "We don't destroy books. What is wrong with us, America?" - Glenn Beck. Download the podcast here.

Chad Prather's comedic take on why Dr. Seuss got canceled

"Dr. Seuss is dead and could not be reached for comment'"- Chad Prather. Download the podcast here.

Dr. Seuss BANNING Bonanza! New Progressive Book Titles Revealed! 

In this 7+1 segment-- Crowder uncovers, new, unreleased Dr. Seuss titles that will be released in the near future (parody). Download the podcast here.

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"What's your climate credit score?" That's a question Americans may have to answer if the green global elites get their way.

While the media has distracted us with Orange Man Bad! and Russia, Russia, Russia!, the Left has been busy working on the fundamental transformation of America with a primary pressure point — YOUR money through YOUR bank. Democrats, forgetting the words of MLK, like to group people into categories. They judge you based on what skin color you have, your religion, occupation, your ideology, and now … your carbon footprint.

On his Wednesday night TV special this week, Glenn Beck exposes how they're now planning, not only to categorize you, but to give you a score. It'll determine everything for you: whether you can buy a home, get a new car, open a business … EVERYTHING. And if you don't bend the knee? You'll be blacklisted. But this isn't some far-off conspiracy theory. Multiple big U.S. banks are part of a private U.S. financial group enacting these policies now. It's here, and we're ALL at risk.

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Unlike the mainstream media, we at the "Glenn Beck Radio Program" decided to actually do the research and get to the bottom of CPAC's controversial stage design, which many on the Left have suggested was purposefully shaped like an obscure Nazi symbol. We got our answers straight from the source — and it's not what the media is suggesting.

American Conservative Union chairman Matt Schlapp joined Glenn on Wednesday to share the real story of the stage design, who designed it, and why he's taking legal options against those smearing the Conservative Political Action Conference's name seriously.

Matt told Glenn he'd never heard of the alleged Nazi insignia, noting that even a staff member who "studied anti-Semitism in college" did not recognize the obscure symbol. He went on to explain how the stage designing firm, Design Foundry, and Hyatt Hotels worked collaboratively with CPAC event organizers for months throughout the designing and construction of the stage. However, when pressured by the cancel culture mob on social media, both companies "ran for the tall grass."

"Both the Hyatt and [Design Foundry] looked to CPAC and said [they] had nothing to do with this stage. That's outrageous," Matt stated. "This whole process takes months ... everybody saw this. Everybody had to figure out how to construct this. Everybody had eyes on it from every angle. And nobody in that process ever raised their hand and said, 'Oh, you know, I took a European history class, and I noticed [that the stage design looked like a Nazi symbol.] Nobody."

Matt went on to add that, while CPAC expects attacks from the Left, they also have every intention of standing up for themselves, the conservative community, the Jewish community, and all the people who love America.

"We're fine with taking the hits. We always take the hits, it's part of being a prominent conservative group. We'll take the hits, but we won't let people lie," Matt said.

"I can't tell you how many people have called me during the course of this most tumultuous of years and said, at what point does the conservative community, do the 74 million Americans who voted for Donald Trump, do the people who love America, and think it's okay to read Dr. Seuss, and love Thomas Jefferson and Mount Rushmore, at what point do they start pushing back on the cancel culture? At what point do they say, this is a line you can't cross? I think we're at that line," he added.

"We called our conference, 'America Uncanceled.' The whole thing became about them canceling us. At what point do we not have the right to say,' you can't treat us this way'? You're disparaging us. You're destroying our reputation. You're destroying our ability to be respected members of our community. So, I'm taking your challenge of pursuing our legal options very seriously. And I think we have to go broader. We can't let these companies just follow the woke mob. We can't do it."

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CNN reporter Jim Acosta was confronted at CPAC by The Federalist reporter David Marcus with a valid question: "When are you guys going to start covering Cuomo?" His answer — or, really, lack of an answer — perfectly demonstrates why he was earlier surrounded by CPAC attendees chanting, "CNN sucks!"

On the "Glenn Beck Radio Program" Tuesday, Glenn and producer Stu Burguiere react to a video clip of the exchange with Acosta, as well as the mainstream media's double standards when it comes to Democratic New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo.

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