Clueless in Cuba: Kardashians Loved Cuba's '1950s Vibe

Glenn got his first taste of the Kardashians, and it was an eye opener.

"I've never watched the Kardashians before. I know that comes as a surprise to many people in this audience. You'd think I'm all up with the Kardashians," Glenn said Tuesday on his radio program. "For this to be a big show in America shows how stupid we are," Glenn said.

Glenn shared a conversation from the Kardashian's visit to Cuba earlier this year, prefacing it with a bit of history.

"Cuba went through a Communist Revolution and has had a dictator since the late 1950s. A dictator that slaughtered the artists. Slaughtered the homosexuals. Slaughtered the poets. Slaughtered musicians. Slaughtered anybody who stood up against. Has prisons and torture cells for anybody who disagrees . . . you'll just be disappeared at night. The economy has absolutely collapsed. And people have lived in abject poverty since 1960," Glenn said.

The conversation revealed what Glenn fears is the average intelligence of the American populace.

VOICE: Did you have fun?

VOICE: I had the best time.

VOICE: Right?

VOICE: I called it on our way in.

VOICE: Would you come back here?

VOICE: Yeah, I would.

VOICE: I love it.

VOICE: I would.

VOICE: I love it. I love -- I hope they just keep this 1950's vibe.

"Oh, they will. They will keep the 1950's vibe," Co-host Pat Gray said.

"Like it's a choice," Glenn said.

The Kardashians enjoyed that 1950's vibe courtesy of crushing communism that stopped economic development.

"She treats it like it's a renaissance fair," Co-host Stu Burguiere said. "Like they're reenacting the Civil War. They've all dressed up in the 1950s and put in 1950s cars to give you that theme of what it felt like."

"It's like people who are living in mud huts in Somalia, and the Kardashians go over and go, 'I love this authentic African feel that they're doing right now.'" Glenn said.

It wasn't just digging the 1950s vibe that made the Kardashians seem so out of touch. They also really, really loved not having cell phones for three days.

"The reason why you don't have a cell phone is because they don't have the technology," Glenn said.

Since the 1950s, the Cuban people have lived without advancements in technology and medicine and basic freedoms.

"People who live there say the only place you can even survive is Havana. Everywhere else is a brutal struggle to get through day-to-day life," Stu said. "And, you know, the idea that they would go down there, say I love the '50's vibe, thank God I don't have to have a cell phone, and it's perfect here . . . how incredibly insulting it is to the people that struggled through this regime."

Listen to the full segment, beginning at 1:04:55, from The Glenn Beck Program:

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Featured Image: US coast guards scramble to rescue a group of Cuban refugees after their raft capsized some 25 miles off the coast of Cuba 31 August 1994 in the Florida Straits. The numbers of Cuban boat-people refugees increased in the summer of 1994 in spite of Bill Clinton's warning that Cubans are no longer welcome in the US . (Photo Credit: DOUG COLLIER/AFP/Getty Images)

As the Senate prepares for former President Trump's second impeachment trial, many are asking whether it's constitutional to try a president after leaving office. Alan Dershowitz, lawyer and host of the of "The Dershow," joined Glenn Beck on the radio program to talk about the legal battles Trump still faces.

Dershowitz said he believes the Senate doesn't have the authority to convict Trump, now that he's a private citizen again, and thus can't use impeachment to bar him from running for office again.

"The Constitution says the purpose of impeachment is to remove somebody. He [Trump] is out of office. There's nothing left to do.
It doesn't say you can impeach him to disqualify him for the future. It says, if you remove him you can then add disqualification, but you can't just impeach somebody to disqualify them," Dershowitz said.

"The Senate can't try ordinary citizens. So once you're an ordinary citizen, you get tried only in the courts, not in the Senate. So it's clearly unconstitutional," he added.

Dershowitz, who served on Trump's legal team during the first impeachment trial, also discussed whether he thinks Trump is legally (or even just ethically) responsible for the Capitol riot earlier this month, and whether those engaging in violence could be considered "domestic terrorists."

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A new, shocking CBS News poll shows that the majority of Americans believe they're facing a new enemy: other Americans.

More than two-thirds of poll respondents said they believe democracy in the U.S. is "threatened," and 54% said "other people in America" are the "biggest threat to the American way of life," rather than economic factors, viruses, natural disasters, or foreign actors.

Will it be possible to unite our nation with statistics like that? On "The Glenn Beck Radio Program," Glenn and Stu discussed the poll numbers and what they mean for our future.

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Countless leaders on the left are now arguing that removing President Donald Trump from office won't be enough — they're now calling for the president's "cult-like" supporters to be "deprogrammed." And it's not just fringe politicians.

During an appearance on "Real Time with Bill Maher" last week, former NBC anchor Katie Couric said, "The question is, how are we going to really almost deprogram these people who have signed up for the cult of Trump."

Former Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton and Democratic Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi questioned whether the nation needs "a 9/11-type commission" to determine whether President Trump was colluding with Russian President Vladimir Putin "the day that the insurgents invaded our Capitol." Clinton also made sure to include her favorite "deplorables" in her unsubstantiated conspiracy theory:

"But we now know that not just [Trump] but his enablers, his accomplices, his cult members, have the same disregard for democracy," Clinton said to Pelosi.

Washington Post columnist Eugene Robinson and New York Times Magazine's Nikole Hannah-Jones agreed that there is a need for "millions of Americans, almost all white, almost all Republicans" to be deprogrammed and punished, during an MSNBC interview last week.

Now, a story from the Washington Post is also preaching that narrative and even added that we need more restrictions for conservatives on social media and in the broadcast industry.

"So now we have to be deprogrammed? We've heard this over and over and over and over again, for months," said Glenn Beck on the radio program Tuesday. He read through the shocking details of the Washington Post op-ed and discussed the extraordinary dangers of the latest anti-conservative movement in America.

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As calls for censorship and restrictions against conservative voices get louder, Glenn Beck said he feels an "awesome responsibility" to speak, not the words he'd personally like to say, but those he believes the Lord would want him to share.

"It's an awesome responsibility, and one that I am not worthy of," Glenn said. "I want to say ... what He wants me to say. And I have to listen very carefully, because I feel the same way you do. But that will get us nowhere."

Glenn said it's time for Americans who are awake — not woke — to come together, no matter which side of the political aisle you're on, and stand with the truth.

"We are the Alamo, we will stand. But we desperately, desperately need you," Glenn said. "We need the people who are awake — not woke — awake. You may disagree with us. We are your allies, not your enemies. And if you will not stand with us in our hour of need, there will be no one left to stand with you in your hour of need. We must all come together, anyone who is awake."

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