Former NFL Great Burgess Owens on How Democrats Breed Black Votes

Former NFL star Burgess Owens joined The Glenn Beck Program on Wednesday to talk about his new book Liberalism or How to Turn Good Men into Whiners, Weenies, and Wimps. In his post-NFL life, Owens has been an entrepreneur, speaker, author and historian. The history he shared on Glenn's radio program shows the devastating impact of liberalism on the black community.

"From 1865 to 1965, my race, the black race, was one of the most competitive, entrepreneurial, Christian, moral races in our country. We had the highest percentage of entrepreneurs in the country, the highest percentage of marriage in the country. And we were so competitive, black entrepreneurs, that in 1932, the Democrats had put together a law called the Davis-Bacon Act to help protect the white unions against us," Owens said.

Fascinated by this information, Glenn urged Owens to continue.

"Where we are today is 80 percent of black females are unemployed across this country. Seventy-six percent of black men abandon their children, forsake marriage. We have illiteracy running afoul. There's more black males dropping out of high school than dropping out of college. This is the end result of liberalism, and it's not an accident," Owens said.

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How did this perversion take root? Not surprisingly, it happened at the turn of the last century, when progressives began wreaking havoc on American society.

"In 1910, the NAACP, with 21 white socialist Marxists, gave this race to be controlled by the Democrats. By the way, the antithesis of Martin Luther King Jr.'s capitalist, Christian and entrepreneurial community," Owens said.

This behind-the-curtain control of the black community continues to this day.

"The only way they got into our community was through stealth, and that stealth still happens today with BET. BET is Black Entertainment Television. It's not been black-owned for 15 years. It's owned by Redstone, Viacom, bought out by white, wealthy, liberal Democrats, and [it] gave my community 15 years of anti-white, anti-police, anti-American, anti-family --- everything that's liberalism," Owens said.

Owens went on to acknowledge the frustration felt in the black community.

"You wonder why the streets are full now of people totally frustrated because they have no idea that this has been personally done for their vote. They're breeding black votes, and they've done that for years. That's what Democrats do best: breed black votes," Owens said.

How do we set things straight and heal this gap?

"Look, I'm willing to do, say, meet with anyone, as long as they're not trying to empower themselves, as long as we're all trying to empower people," Glenn said.

Owens first recommended that white Americans stop apologizing and black Americans stop thinking of whites as the oppressor. Secondly, he stressed the importance of understanding the real crisis we face.

"We live in the greatest country in the history of mankind every single day," Owens said. "We do not have a racial crisis, we have an ideology crisis. We have socialists, Marxists and liberals who have hijacked my race," Owens said.

Owens also noted an exciting opportunity: Twenty-eight of black Americans vote exactly the same way he does. They love their country. They love God. They love their children and communities.

"Burgess, you know, I don't know if you'd like to take us up on this offer, but I'd love to have you here in the studio. I'd love to spend a lot more time with you on radio and television because I think you need to be heard," Glenn said. "Your book is riddled with facts that I didn't know. It's tremendous."

Owens wholeheartedly agreed, and also issued a challenge.

"Let me just say this: The wizard of BET is Viacom. It's Philippe Dauman, Shari Redstone, the board of directors of Viacom. I would love to have them a part of this conversation. We're battling back and forth with the people who began the seed of destruction and hatred. Let's have them stand up for the American people. Explain to us what they think of Black Lives Matter," Owens said.

Listen to the full interview below to hear Glenn's pie analogy, Stu's embarrassing question about the Philadelphia Eagles and why Owens believes the entire black caucus should retire en masse today.

Owens' new book, Liberalism or How to Turn Good Men into Whiners, Weenies, and Wimps, is available in bookstores everywhere.

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Featured Image: Motivational speaker Burgess Owens at an All Hands Meeting broadcast worldwide, May 2015.

There’s an economic axis of evil taking shape right now, and the people in charge of our government are too stupid to acknowledge and deal with what’s happening. The U.S. dollar and the entire financial system are at stake, and, as Glenn Beck reveals on "Glenn TV" Wednesday, our enemies’ PUBLISHED plans to take the entire thing down.

While all of this is happening, our own leaders are making everything worse. We’ve got Nancy Pelosi risking an international incident, accelerating China’s plans to collapse us. And when Biden SHOULD be focusing on the security of our country, he’s instead preoccupied with controlling the weather with his Inflation "Reduction" Act.

Glenn exposes the TRUE numbers on what that bill will do to your family’s budget. Add to that, they’re more than doubling the IRS to make sure you feel the pain. And if you think they won’t come for you, look at what they just did to the former president of the United States. The DOJ and FBI just went after the political opponent of their boss, Joe Biden.

This is what they are focused on, and the threat to the dollar — and the entire financial system — isn’t even on their radar. Pain is coming for us, and they don’t care one bit.

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Speaking before signing the “PACT Act of 2022” on Wednesday morning, President Joe Biden claimed that his wonderful economic plan "is working" and that somehow July’s annual inflation rate of 8.5% was actually “zero.”

“I just want to say a number: zero. Today we received news that our economy had 0% inflation in the month of July,” Biden said during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House.

White House press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre dutifully echoed the president's not-at-all misleading claim:

The truth of the matter is that last month's inflation rate of 8.5% was a (small) step in the right direction, but only because it was lower than June's 41-year high of 9.1% — and the thing is, anyone who's graduated kindergarten knows it.

So, who do White House personnel think they're fooling? On the radio program Wednesday, Glenn Beck and producer Stu Burguiere broke down how the Biden administration came to this latest disingenuous conclusion about the economy, what the latest consumer price index actually shows, and why the inevitable Biden brag-fest will be unbearable.

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Glenn Beck: This is the ONLY endgame that makes sense for the FBI’s raid on Trump’s Mar-a-Lago home

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If you're celebrating this FBI raid on Mar-a-Lago, you have no idea how much this changes things. We don't do this in America. At least, we didn't. But the left cannot have Donald Trump be president again. His "America First" platform goes against everything they've been working for. So, what's their endgame here? On the radio program, Glenn Beck said there's really only one endgame that makes sense — and it should scare us all.

"If you are not for the destruction of America, you better pay attention quickly. This is a massive move," Glenn said of the Mar-a-Lago raid.

"And who has credibility on this? ... The right will believe Donald Trump, but nobody on the left, so you're not going to change any minds there. Do you think the right will believe the New York Times? MSNBC? NBC? CBS? Do you think we're going to believe the New York Times — the people who have been carrying water for the Biden crimes? The Clinton crimes? And ... I'm talking about her server and having her own State Department people go into a skiff, which is the top secret room, completely sealed off, going in and getting documents, cutting off 'top secret,' and then emailing them to her on her private server. And nothing? And now you're going to try to convince me [that] this has nothing to do with January 6?" he added.

"Remember the [allegations about] bank servers, [Trump] was pinging a bank? Untrue. Carter Page is a Russian spy? Untrue. Donald Trump is a Russian spy? ... Untrue. Collusion with Russia? Untrue. Ukraine, the perfect phone call? Not true. Not true. Wasn't a perfect phone call. Was not impeachable. The pee tape dossier? None of that was true. Here's why they can't have [Trump] as president of the United States. They can't have him as president of the United States because we are headed towards a completely new, all redesigned, non-capitalist, nonconstitutional Great Reset," Glenn argued. "They cannot have him be president because he is America first."

Glenn warned Americans that our federal government is accumulating massive power, case in point the 87,000 new IRS agents. "Coupled with the [IRS agents] they already have ... that's almost the size of our National Guard. Do you feel comfortable with that? Democrats? You don't think there's a possibility ... that someone ... might come in at some point and weaponize the IRS?"

He also warned that the FBI's raid on Donald Trump’s home has implications that stretch far beyond simple dislike for the former president. So what are they hoping to accomplish?

"What is the endgame? You make him into a martyr by throwing him into jail or killing him ... so you make him stronger? That doesn't make sense. Why would they want that?" Glenn asked. "So, what is their endgame? The only one that makes sense to me, is to stop him at any cost, then lunatics will take to the streets, and then [they] will have [their] evidence that the [right is] more dangerous than anyone could possibly imagine. Please, pray for your country."

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