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)

Bill O'Reilly joined the "Glenn Beck Radio Program" on Friday for his weekly take on the 2020 presidential race.

O'Reilly emphasized what a dangerous candidate socialist Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) really is, and how the media is working to mislead voters by depicting other Democratic candidates, such as former South Bend, Indiana, Mayor Pete Buttigieg, as "moderate."

"The Democratic Party has been hijacked -- and this is no breaking news -- by the progressive left. Which is now being enabled by the national media," said O'Reilly.

"Bernie Sanders is a dangerous man. In any sane time, media time, that would be clear to everybody. But it's not," he added. "It's like, 'Oh, there's uncle Bernie and he just wants to give stuff away. What a great guy.' [He's] not a great guy, all right? He's a totalitarian. He'll take your freedom, in every area, away. Every area. There isn't one area, that Bernie Sanders wouldn't intrude upon, in your personal freedom. Yet, that's not reported. You don't know it unless you pay attention. It's all a bunch of dishonest blather that has obliterated the so-called moderate Democrat. And there are millions of those people. They don't know what to do because they have no voice in the media."

Glenn pointed out that the media has been "trying to make Pete Buttigieg into a moderate" ever since his strong showing in the Iowa caucuses last week.

"So, Pete Buttigieg: Harvard grad. Rhodes Scholar. Brilliant man, he is brilliant. Great speaker. Almost as good as Beck and I. Not quite, but almost," O'Reilly said. "He's only 38, all right? So, the guy goes out and runs for president after being the mayor of South Bend, Indiana, for eight years, and almost destroying that city. The city is in chaos, yet he's re-elected with 80% of the vote the second time. That's what a good BS'er Pete Buttigieg is.

The two went on to break down Buttegieg's radical policy plans on immigration, abortion, gun control, and more.

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On the radio program Thursday, Glenn Beck and his chief researcher, Jason Buttrill, have uncovered new evidence that suggests the coronavirus death toll numbers coming from China are grossly inaccurate.

After vetting several deep-fake videos circulating on social media, Jason unearthed shocking whistleblower-videos released by citizens of the communist state that show entire warehouses filled with body bags, along with other atrocities.

Jason and Glenn break down the real numbers and discuss the possibilities of the outbreak coming to America. Watch the video below for more details:

Don't miss next Wednesday's TV special on the coronavirus in its new time slot at 9PM ET.

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Former South Bend, Indiana, Mayor Pete Buttigieg has surged in the polls in the past month.

With former Vice President Joe Biden dropping below far-left presidential candidates such as the unapologetically socialist Sen. Bernie Sanders (Vt.), and the almost equally extremist Sen. Elizabeth Warren (Mass), Democratic voters seeking a more moderate alternative are setting their sights on Mayor Pete.

But are Buttigieg's policies actually moderate? Not even close, Glenn Beck said Thursday on the radio program.

"[Pete Buttigieg] wants people to see him as a moderate. The mayor of a Midwest city in a red state ... and he's going for the middle, even though he is not a moderate candidate in any way," said Glenn.

Here are just a few example of where Buttigieg stands on the issues:

  • Supports late-term, partial-birth abortion
  • Eliminate the Electoral College
  • Buyback program for assault weapons
  • Raise the federal minimum wage to $15/hour
  • Expand Medicare
  • Decriminalize illegal immigration
  • Pay for infrastructure through changing taxes on corporations, the wealthy
  • Study reparations
  • Legalize marijuana
  • Increase existing taxes on upper-income Americans
  • Cancel some student debt
  • Don't use tariffs to pressure countries
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An official at the World Health Organization (WHO), the United Nations' health agency, has issued a warning, calling the coronavirus "the worst enemy you can imagine" and more of a threat than "any terrorist attack," during a media briefing on Tuesday.

Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, WHO's director general, said that a vaccine for the coronavirus will likely take 18 months to develop. The virus has reportedly killed hundreds and infected tens of thousands of people, primarily in China.

"To be honest, a virus is more powerful in creating political, social and economic upheaval than any terrorist attack. It's the worst enemy you can imagine," added Ghebreyesus.

On the radio program Wednesday, Glenn Beck noted that the same agency in charge of developing this life-saving vaccine, has taken the time to officially change the disease's name to COVID-19, citing the concern of "stigmatizing" any specific geographical location, individual, or group of people.

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