Is Donald Trump the Slim Shady of Tax Returns?

How would you handle a $916 million financial loss? If you're anything like Donald Trump, you'd use the tax code to ease the burden.

The New York Times published three pages of the presidential candidate's 1995 tax returns, but was there a smoking gun?

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"From what I know . . . it is not shady. It is standard practice in law, especially in business with tax law," Glenn said Monday on his radio program.

So is there anything that could be shady about avoiding taxes for more than 15 years --- or does that make Trump really smart?

Read below or watch the clip for answers to these tax-free questions:

• Should you take advantage of an available tax break?

• What's our moral obligation?

• Did Donald Trump do anything illegal?

• What's dangerous about Donald Trump's tax returns?

• If anything is shady about Trump's returns, is it still okay to celebrate?

Below is a rush transcript of this segment, it might contain errors:

GLENN: All right. So I want -- so I want to talk to you about Donald Trump's taxes. And in case -- in case you missed it, for what we know right now, there's -- nobody's claiming that he did anything illegal. It is a feature in the tax system. And if that's available to you, you should take it. It's not shady.

PAT: And what that is, is, he potentially didn't pay taxes for 18 or 20 years. But that's because he had a massive --

GLENN: I don't think you can do it that long. For fifteen years?

PAT: A massive write-down.

GLENN: Fifteen years?

STU: Fifteen into the future and three into the past.

PAT: So it's 18 years?

STU: But, again, they have no evidence to support that, other than the fact that he took a loss in one year. He may have taken losses in every other year too. We have no idea.

GLENN: Right. But you would take that. I mean, if you had a loss that big, you would take it.

PAT: You would. If you lost almost a billion dollars.

GLENN: Yeah, you would take that. Of course you would. And that's normal, rational. And everybody who would be in that situation would take it.

PAT: Yeah.

STU: Right. They're trying to say, well, it was immoral for him -- he just should have started paying taxes. No.

GLENN: No, it's not. If you sell your house and you have to sell your house at a massive and then you have a good year the next year, then you should take that massive loss and use it against it against the next year. Because you just lost all that money.

STU: Right. And there might be a moral -- and I think there is -- a moral reason to help people. That does not mean there's a moral reason to pay taxes into a system where they're going to waste it constantly. You have to follow the law.

PAT: There is a moral reason to help people. But it has nothing to do with taxation anyway. You don't give it to the government to give it to somebody. You give it to somebody. That's your moral obligation.

GLENN: Right. So here's the problem with this, because this is being interpreted by many as kind of shady, on both sides. Okay? Shady.

A, from what I know about it, it is not shady. It is standard practice in law, especially in business, with tax law.

STU: Real estate.

GLENN: Right. And real estate. It is standard practice. So it's not shady at all. But people are -- people -- some people -- supporters are celebrating this, thinking that even if it is shady, he's smart. That's dangerous.

The -- the celebration behind it, if you think it's shady, is dangerous. Because this is the beginning of burn the entire system down. This is the beginning of, if -- if I can get away with it, I'm going to.

That's not who we are. That's not who we are. We should not be the kind of people of, "If I can get away with it, I'll do it." Jeffy, say nothing.

We are -- we are -- as a nation, should not be celebrating that kind of attitude. But that's not -- that's not the case here. This is not shady.

PAT: Especially since those same people would be saying we're a nation of laws, and that's why we've got to uphold the border laws. Well, the same thing applies to taxes. We're a nation of laws.

GLENN: Yes. Right. If he did something shady, which is not even being thrown his way, he should pay the penalty. And he should not celebrate that as being smart. But this was not shady, as far as we know.

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Eric Weinstein, managing director of investment firm Thiel Capital and host of "The Portal" podcast, is not a conservative, but he says conservative and center-right-affiliated media are the only ones who will still allow oppositional voices.

On "The Glenn Beck Podcast" this week, Eric told Glenn that the center-left media, which "controls the official version of events for the country," once welcomed him, but that all changed about eight years ago when they started avoiding any kind of criticism by branding those who disagree with them as "alt-right, far-right, neo-Nazi, etc.," even if they are coming from the left side of the aisle. But their efforts to discredit critical opinions don't stop there. According to Eric, there is a strategy being employed to destroy our national culture and make sure Americans with opposing views do not come together.

"We're trifling with the disillusionment of our national culture. And our national culture is what animates the country. If we lose the culture, the documents will not save us," Eric said. "I have a very strongly strategic perspective, which is that you save things up for an emergency. Well, we're there now."

In the clip below, Eric explains why, after many requests over the last few years, he finally agreed to this podcast.

Don't miss the full interview with Eric Weinstein here.

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Glenn Beck: Why MLK's pledge of NONVIOLENCE is the key to saving America

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Listen to the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s pledge of nonviolence and really let it sink in: "Remember always that the nonviolent movement seeks justice and reconciliation — not victory."

On the radio program, Glenn Beck shared King's "ten commandments" of nonviolence and the meaning behind the powerful words you may never have noticed before.

"People will say nonviolent resistance is a method of cowards. It is not. It takes more courage to stand there when people are threatening you," Glenn said. "You're not necessarily the one who is going to win. You may lose. But you are standing up with courage for the ideas that you espouse. And the minute you engage in the kind of activity that the other side is engaging in, you discredit the movement. You discredit everything we believe in."

Take MLK's words to heart, America. We must stand with courage, nonviolently, with love for all, and strive for peace and rule of law, not "winning."

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Conservatives are between a rock and a hard place with Section 230 and Big Tech censorship. We don't want more government regulation, but have we moved beyond the ability of Section 230 reforms to rein in Big Tech's rising power?

Rachel Bovard, Conservative Partnership Institute's senior director of policy, joined the Glenn Beck radio program to give her thoughts and propose a possibly bipartisan alternative: enforcing our existing antitrust laws.

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Dan Bongino, host of The Dan Bongino Show, is an investor in Parler — the social media platform that actually believes in free speech. Parler was attacked by Big Tech — namely Amazon, Apple, and Google — earlier this week, but Bongino says the company isn't giving up without a fight. In fact, he says, he's willing to go bankrupt over this one.

Dan joined Glenn Beck on the radio program to detail what he calls a "smear" campaign behind the scenes, and how he believes we can move forward from Big Tech's control.

"You have no idea how bad this was behind the scenes," Dan told Glenn. "I know you're probably thinking ... well, how much worse can the attack on Parler have gotten than three trillion-dollar companies — Amazon, Apple, and Google — all seemingly coordinated to remove your business from the face of the Earth? Well, behind the scenes, it's even worse. I mean, there are smear campaigns, pressure campaigns ... lawyers, bankers, everyone, to get this company ... wiped from the face of the earth. It's incredible."

Dan emphasized that he would not give up without a fight, because what's he's really fighting for is the right to free speech for all Americans, regardless of their political opinions, without fear of being banned, blacklisted, or losing jobs and businesses.

"I will go bankrupt. I will go absolutely destitute before I let this go," he said. "I have had some very scary moments in my life and they put horse blinders on me. I know what matters now. It's not money. It's not houses. It's none of that crap. It's this: the ability to exist in a free country, where you can express your ideas freely."

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