DNC: The Night of a Thousand Victims

Covering night one of the 2016 Democratic National Convention (DNC), Glenn gave not one, but two perspectives.

"I watched this last night as me, a guy who knows what progressives are, knows what is going on in the news, knows all of the stuff about the emails, knows everything that's happening on the streets outside," Glenn said.

And the other persona that showed up?

"I also tried to watch it as just someone who is the average American . . . worried about their job, worried about terrorism. You know, watching Donald Trump, seeing a little bit of that last week, maybe watching his speech, but not really following things," Glenn said.

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Overall, Glenn thought it one of the best convention nights Democrats have ever held --- the stage, the production, the politics.

"Watching it as me, the author of the new book Liars: How Progressives Exploit Our Fear for Power and Control, last night was a full-fledged exhibit on how it works. Truly remarkable," Glenn said.

Here's what Glenn's two personas had to say:

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It was the night of a thousand victims, everybody who had a problem with anything. Take Cory Booker for instance, the Democratic senator from New Jersey.

"If I had to hear him talk about the Founders for one more second, I think my head would explode. How, you know, blacks were only a percentage of a person. Obviously, Cory, you need to read Frederick Douglass. Are you more oppressed than Frederick Douglass was?" Glenn asked rhetorically.

Frederick Douglass once felt the same way Cory Booker does now, that the Founders were racist and the Constitution is a racist, flawed document. But then Douglass educated himself, reading the Constitution to find out what the Founders meant by the three-fifths clause and how it was a step toward ending slavery. Douglass became a huge supporter of the Constitution. In fact, his debate on the Constitution, if read, would change Cory Booker forever.

"Do you think you're more of a victim than Booker T. Washington? Have you read Up From Slavery? And if you haven't, you should. And if you have, maybe you should read it again," Glenn said.

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So it was a night of a thousand victims, with Elizabeth Warren talking about how everyone is a victim of the disunity coming from the Republican Party, which is separating us into groups.

"Whites and blacks don't get along because the Republicans are separating the whites from the blacks and telling us to make sure you notice the differences," Glenn said.

In reality, it's not Republicans doing the separating and pointing out perceived differences. It's Democrats and particularly the Democrat-in-Chief, President Barack Obama, who should take credit for pitting "groups" against each other.

Yes, the progressive machine was on full throttle night one of the DNC, and it was absolutely brilliant.

"It was a spectacle. It was beautiful. It looked successful," Glenn said. "They had all the stars there. All the big singers were there. It was produced really well. J.J. Abrams made some of the films in between. It was done really well."

The videos between speakers emotionally connected with the audience, bringing some to tears.

"It wasn't the speeches that were effective and important last night. It was the things they put between the speeches because it was a night of a thousand victims of Donald Trump. And they were extraordinarily effective, to the point to where if I were somebody who wasn't following politics, there is no way I would not only not vote for Donald Trump; there is no way I would ever even consider voting for a Republican, ever."

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One of the first videos featured was an 11-year-old illegal alien, sitting in a crowd with Hillary Clinton at a school. When the girl started to cry, she said, "I'm just afraid my mom and dad will be taken away from me in the middle of the night." Hillary responded, "Come here," held her and said, "I don't want you to worry about that anymore. I'm going to worry about that for you. You don't worry about that. Your mom and dad are great, and I'm going to work hard to make sure that nobody ever comes for you or your family."

"Honestly, everyone in the video and the crowd, crying. You know how I feel about Hillary Clinton, but it made me look at her and go, 'Wow, she's kind of a nice person.' No, she's not. No, she's not. I just talked to a big Democrat yesterday who said, 'I have been in the room with her many times, and she is the hardest woman I have ever met,'" Glenn said.

So Hillary was made a very sympathetic figure last night.

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"I disagree with everything that just happened on stage, but my heart is moved. That's how progressives do it, when they do it well. Progressives on the right appeal to your head and your anger, your fear and your anger. Progressives on the left play into your fear with compassion," Glenn said.

The featured videos did a very effective job of connecting emotionally. So did Michelle Obama.

"I think it was Michelle Obama that said, "We're role models, and our kids are watching television. Who do you want to be the person on television for the next four years telling your children how to behave, giving the example of how your children should behave?" Extraordinarily effective. If you're watching it as a mom, if you're watching it with either somebody who agrees with the progressive nonsense or just doesn't understand what the truth is or what's going on," Glenn said.

Another moving moment featured a young, intelligent woman in a wheelchair, speaking as if Donald Trump had mocked her. Without playing the victim she eloquently and beautifully said how sorry she is for Donald Trump, that she can't imagine anyone living with that much hatred in their heart.

"Now, I'm a father of a daughter with cerebral palsy, who has done remarkable things, so I'm maybe a little more sensitive to this, but I don't think so. If I watched this as a typical mom, and, again, especially a typical mom who doesn't understand the progressive history of eugenics and also what Obamacare is doing to people who have disabilities, I wouldn't have voted for anybody else," Glenn said.

In fact, the moment was more about Republicans than Donald Trump.

"It wouldn't have been about Donald Trump at that point; it would have been about every single Republican: 'You people are disgusting. You're standing with that. You're cheering for that. You're fighting for that.' Devastating and deadly," Glenn said.

Where the progressive left has mastered connecting emotionally, the progressive right --- or Republicans in general, for that matter --- have failed.

"We say we don't need Hollywood. We don't need movies. We don't need television. We don't need art. Yes, we do. Yes, we do. And this is why. Because you must capture the heart," Glenn said.

The featured video segments made such an emotional impact, they lessened the divisive comments made by speakers.

"You listen to the speeches from the politicians, and they were like divide, divide, divide. He's rich. He's white. He's this. He's that. It was all division. The politicians were dividing, but you're not hearing their words because your heart has been moved so much," Glenn said. "It's deadly. It's a deadly combination."

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Featured Image: Cory Booker (D-NJ) speaking at the 2016 Democratic National Convention, courtesy of DNC 2016.

For the first time in the history of "The Glenn Beck Program," former President Donald Trump joined Glenn to give his take on America's direction under President Joe Biden compared to his own administration. He explained why Biden's horrific Afghanistan withdrawal was "not even a little bit" like his plan, and why he thinks it was "the most embarrassing event in the history of our country."

Plus, the former president gave his opinion on China's potential takeover of Bagram Air Base, the Pakistani Prime Minister, and Gen. Mark A. Milley, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.

Glenn asked President Trump how similar the Biden administration's withdrawal from Afghanistan was to his administration's plan.

"Not even a little bit," Trump answered. "We had a great plan, but it was a very tenuous plan. It was based on many conditions. For instance, you can't kill American soldiers. ... You have to understand, I did want to get out. But I wanted to get out with dignity, and I wanted to take our equipment out. And I didn't want soldiers killed. ... What [Biden] did was just indefensible. He took the military out first and he left all the people. And then we became beggars to get the people out. I had a plan to get them out very quickly. But first, the Americans would go out."

Trump told Glenn that his plan included maintaining Bagram Air Base and explained why he would not have left "a single nail" behind in Afghanistan for the Taliban to seize.

"We were going to keep Bagram open," he explained. "We were never going to close that because, frankly, Bagram is more about China than it is about Afghanistan. It was practically on the other border of China. And now we've lost that. And you know who is taking it over? China is taking it over. We spend $10 billion to build that base. It's got the longest, most powerful runways in the world. And China has now got its representatives there and it looks like they'll take it over. Glenn, it's not believable what's happened. You know, they have Apache helicopters. These are really expensive weapons, and they have 28 of them. And they're brand-new. The latest model."

Glenn mentioned recent reports that Gen. Milley, America's top military officer, made "secret phone calls" to his counterpart in China while President Trump was in office.

"I learned early on that he was a dope," Trump said of Gen. Milley. "He made a statement to me — and I guarantee that's what happened to Biden — because I said, 'We're getting out of Afghanistan. We have to do it.' And I said, 'I want every nail. I want every screw. I want every bolt. I want every plane. I want every tank. I want it all out, down to the nails, screws, bolts ... I want every single thing. And he said, 'Sir, it's cheaper to leave it than it is to bring it.'

"The airplane might have cost $40 million, $50 million ... millions and millions of dollars. So, you think it's cheaper to leave it than to have 200 pilots fly over and fly all the equipment out? ... I said, you've got to be nuts. I mean, give me a tank of gas and a pilot and I just picked up a $40 million-dollar airplane. It was amazing. So, I learned early that this guy is a dope. But what he did, is he hurt our country ... and he shouldn't have been allowed to do it. And bad things should happen to him."

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In a shocking but underreported conversation ahead of the G7 Speakers' meeting in London last week, Democratic House Speaker Nancy Pelosi admitted that the administration knows China is committing "genocide" against the Uyghurs in the Xinjiang region, but thinks working with the regime on climate change is more important.

On the radio program, an outraged Glenn Beck dissected Pelosi's speech and broke down how — along with the Biden administration's abandonment of Americans in Afghanistan, and the Democrat decision to follow measures of medical "equity" — the far left is revealing how little they really care about human life.

Glenn played a video clip of Pelosi making the following statement:

We've always felt connected to China, but with their military aggression in the South China Sea, with their continuation of genocide with the Uyghurs in Xinjiang province there, with their violation of the cultural, linguistic, religious priority of Tibet, with their suppression of democracy in Hong Kong and other parts of China, as well – they're just getting worse in terms of suppression, and freedom of speech. So, human rights, security, economically [sic].

Having said all of that ... we have to work together on climate. Climate is an overriding issue and China is the leading emitter in the world, the U.S. too and developed world too, but we must work together.

"We have Nancy Pelosi admitting the United States of America knows that they're not only committing [genocide], they're continuing to commit it. Which means, we've known for a while," Glenn noted. "And what does she say? She goes on to say, yes, they're committing genocide against the Uyghurs, but having said that, I'm quoting, 'the overriding issue,' is working together on climate change.

"Would we have worked with Hitler on climate change? Would we have worked with Hitler on developing the bomb? Would we have worked with Hitler on developing the Autobahn? Would we have worked with Hitler on his socialized medicine? Would we have worked with Hitler on any of his national, socialist ideas?" he asked.

"The answer is no. No. When you're committing genocide, no! She said 'we have to work together on climate,' because climate is the 'overriding issue.' The overriding issue? There is no way to describe this mindset. That, yes, they are killing an entire group of people because of their ethnicity or religion. They are systematically rounding them up, using them for slave labor, and killing them, using their organs and selling them on the open market. They are nothing more than cattle. For us to recognize it and do nothing about it is bad enough. But to say, 'we recognize it, but we have bigger things to talk to them about,' is a horror show."

Glenn went on to urge Americans to "stand up together in love, peace, and harmony," or risk watching our nation become the worst plague on human life yet.

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The fall of Lehman Brothers in 2008 marked the largest bankruptcy filing in U.S. history and economic collapse was felt throughout the world. But now China's own version of Lehman Brothers, Evergrande, is teetering closer and closer to that edge, too. On the radio program Thursday, Glenn Beck gave the latest update and predicted how it will affect Asian markets and what it could mean for America's economy.

Glenn explained why he believes a major collapse that is happening now in China will have a cascading effect into a "controlled collapse," a managed decline that will dramatically change America's economy and the way we all live.

"You will not recognize your lifestyle. Hear me," Glenn warned. "And that's not a right-left thing. That's a right-wrong thing. We're on the wrong track. I'm telling you now, there's new information and you are not going to recognize the American lifestyle. ... It could happen tomorrow. It could happen in five years from now, but it will happen. We are headed for a very different country. One where you don't have the rights that you have. And you certainly don't have the economic privileges that Americans are used to."

"The same thing that happened in 2008 is now happening in China," Glenn continued. "This time, it's going to take everything down. When it collapses, it will take everything down."

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Justin Haskins, editorial director of the Heartland Institute, joined Glenn Beck on the radio program to expose a shocking conversation between two Great Reset proponents — Klaus Schwab, chairman of the World Economic Forum, and Christine Lagarde, president of the European Central Bank (Europe's equivalent to the Fed).

The way Schwab and Lagarde discuss the role central banks should play in establishing societal norms, determining your way of life, and defending against potential crisis is proof that the Great Reset is upon us, Justin explained. And the scariest part is that they're not even trying to hide it. The entire, unbelievable conversation has been published on the WEF website, which you can read here.

Glenn read an excerpt from the conversation:

Christine Lagarde: At the ECB, we have now wrapped up and concluded our strategy review, which was the first one in 17 years. And I was blessed to have an entire Governing Council unanimously agree that the fight against climate change should be one of the considerations that we take when we determine monetary policy. So at least the European Central Bank is of the view that climate change is an important component in order to decide on monetary policy. ...

Can we arrive at that trade-off between fighting climate change, preserving biodiversity and yet securing enough growth to respond to legitimate demands of the population? And my first answer, Klaus, to be firm, is that to have a way of life, we need life. And in the medium term, we do have major threats on the horizon that could cause the death of hundreds of thousands of people. So we have to think life, first. We have to think way of life, second. ...

So we have to think life, first. We have to think way of life, second. How can we come together to make sure that we secure the first priority, which is life, and also protect the way of life that people have? And make sure that the cost of it is not so high for some people, that they just cannot tolerate it. I think that the trade-off that we reach will probably require some redistribution, because it is clear that the most exposed people, the less privileged people are those that are going to need some help.

"Do you understand, America, what that means?" Glenn exclaimed. "You have elites, that you never elected, that are having these meetings ... deciding what is a legitimate need for you. And telling you that your needs are going to go away in your lifetime. You may not see a time where you get wants again. Just your needs are going to be addressed. Am I reading this wrong?"

"This is absolutely what is being said here," Justin agreed. "She's very clear that we need to make sure that way of life is second to life. We have to save all these people, hundreds of thousands of people are going to die from this supposedly existential threat of climate change. And their wants, and their desires, and their quality of living, all of that has to come second."

"This is a central bank saying this. This is not an elected official, who is accountable directly to the people. This is a central bank saying, we're going to print money. We're going to use monetary policy, to impose these ideas, to rework society in order to accomplish our goals," Justin added, addressing Lagarde's call for "some redistribution."

Will Great Reset elites — not elected by the U.S. — soon be dictating to the rest of the world? Watch the video clip below to hear Glenn and Justin break it down:

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