Donald Trump's Best Moment Made Anderson Cooper Chastise the Audience

There's one thing you can say about Donald Trump: He'll go there. Anything previously off limits in debates due to political deference, conversational politeness or even common decency is on the table for Trump. One of his best moments from the presidential town hall was when he threatened Hillary Trump with jail.

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While many Monday morning pundits found it in poor taste, Trump's supporters likely loved it.

Read below or listen to the full segment for answers to these tasteful questions:

• What other punches did Donald Trump land in the debate?

• Was Trump's performance better or worse than the last debate?

• What did Donald Trump say that he told himself he wouldn't?

Listen to this segment from The Glenn Beck Program:

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

PAT: So is it just us, or did Trump actually win the debate last night? Or maybe it's just me. You thought so too, right, Jeffy?

JEFFY: Yes, I did. I felt that he won -- this debate, he won.

PAT: Stu, you? I mean, if you're grading on a Trump curve, which you have to, did he win the debate?

STU: Yes. I think he did -- I mean I guess. I don't know.

PAT: According to CNN, he lost by 23 points.

JEFFY: No way.

STU: And the other poll from YouGov also said he lost, although not as badly. He lost by five. The attitude going in, was this tape, which we'll play here in a second, may have destroyed his candidacy. Everyone is bailing out. What's he going to say about this tape? And while I don't think he was particularly good about the tape, I feel like after that moment, he got back into his typical Trump sort of vibe and handled it generally well --

JEFFY: Right.

STU: Actually landed a couple of punches, which I didn't think he really did in the first debate.

PAT: Uh-huh.

STU: Especially outside of that first half-hour. It was the reverse performance of debate one, which I thought he was stronger in the first half-hour and worse on the back half. Here I thought he was worse on the first half, and then after that first hour, got past, I thought he was all right.

PAT: I thought this might have been his finest moment.

HILLARY: It is -- it's just awfully good that someone with the temperament of Donald Trump is not in charge of the law in our country.

JEFFY: Yes.

DONALD: Because you'd be in jail.

(laughter)

STU: That is --

JEFFY: He had to remind the audience: No applause from the audience.

PAT: Yeah, and they had to -- Anderson had to chastise them after that.

STU: Yes. Intriguing dynamic though. Right?

PAT: Yeah. Yeah. Nobody else would say that. There's no other candidate I don't think ever that I can think of --

JEFFY: No way. No way.

PAT: Certainly not from the Republican Party, who would have said that to Hillary at that point.

STU: No. Certainly -- I don't think -- you're more the historian, Pat, than I am. But has there ever been an instance in which candidate A said, if I'm elected, I'll put you in jail? I don't think that's ever been a thing, at least in America, that I can remember. It's possible it's happened before.

JEFFY: It may have happened with a few dictator elections.

STU: It's a different vibe, right?

PAT: It is.

STU: Certainly different vibe.

And I think that sort of moment is effective for him. Because, you know, he's good -- that's what he does. Right?

JEFFY: Yes. That's what I mean --

PAT: It was pretty powerful when he said, "I wasn't going to say this, but if I'm elected, I'm going to put a special prosecutor on your case."

JEFFY: Right.

PAT: "And I'm going to have him find out what you've done."

And, I mean, that's -- that was pretty -- that was pretty powerful. He had a few good moments there.

JEFFY: Yeah, he did.

PAT: That certainly his supporters are going to respond to. No doubt about that. Now, did he win independents?

STU: Right. I mean, his job is not to just hold on to the people he has because he's got to get five points.

PAT: He's got to get more. Got to get more.

STU: He needs to get more. And did he get those people, is the question.

Featured Image: US Democratic Presidential nominee Hillary Clinton (R) and Republican Presidential nominee Donald Trump participate in a town hall debate at Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri, on October 9, 2016. (Photo Credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Political commentator Bill O'Reilly joined the Glenn Beck radio program on Friday made an important prediction about President Joe Biden's chance of reelection in 2024.

O'Reilly told Glenn that former President Donald Trump was brought down because of COVID. "if COVID had not appeared, O'Reilly stated, "he [Trump] would have won reelection."

O'Reilly went on to predict that like Trump, President Joe Biden would lose reelection because of COVID. People saw a president who could not put out an intelligent fact-based message about COVID and people will remember that," he explained.

O'Reilly later added that "Trump and Biden are one-termers because of COVID."

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Critical race theory: Marxism is a religion

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Marx didn't actually tell his followers that the system needed to be destroyed. And it's not what Marx actually believed. Very few Marxists actually understand what Marx laid out.

Marxism isn't a list of demands and instructions. It's Marx's attempt to tell the future. Some of it he got right, most he got wrong. For example, he predicted the rise of automation.

Believe it or not, Marx was not an anti-capitalist. If anything, he revered it.

In a letter to Engels, he complained that too many people misunderstood his message, that his plan is to merge with capitalism. To make it new. He wanted to reify his brand of socialism, reify is a Marxist term, actually. It basically means to make an abstract idea concrete.

Marx didn't hate capitalism. He actually thought it was necessary. And he knew communism would never happen without the aid of capitalism.

Marx didn't hate capitalism. He actually thought it was necessary.

From there, he takes these ideas to some weird conclusions. Horrible conclusions. The main one being revolution.

What does the first phase of the Marxist revolution look like? How will we know if it has started? How can we tell if it's already begun? Marx's idea of the "dictatorship of the proletariat," where the working class would rise up in revolution and earn their freedom.

But what did Marx mean by freedom? Like so much of Marxism, it involves giving up your individuality, in service to the collective: "Only in community with others does each individual have the means of cultivating his gifts in all directions; only in the community, therefore, is personal freedom possible."

That's from his book The German Ideology, which he co-wrote with Friedrich Engels, the guy who paid all of his bills: "Free competition, which is based on the idea of individual freedom, simply amounts to the relation of capital to itself as another capital."

His idea here is that capital ruins any idea of freedom or individuality. And competition is what he uses as proof. In other words, Marx's definition of freedom has nothing to do with actual freedom, freedom as we know it.

He wrote, in Capital: "It is not individuals who are set free by free competition; it is, rather, capital which is set free."

He's saying that Capital manipulates our individual freedom and forces us to exploit ourselves. For someone who didn't believe in God, he sure had some fanciful ideas about the forces that control the universe.

For someone who didn't believe in God, he sure had some fanciful ideas about the forces that control the universe.

Marxists have always argued that capitalism is a religion. That our debt to capital is no different than our debt to God. Critical Theorist Walter Benjamin wrote an entire book called Capitalism as Religion, and wrote that capitalism is "the first case of a cult that creates guilt, not atonement."

There were many strains of socialism before Marx. There were entire movements, named after socialist and anarchist philosophers. But Marx was the one who figured it out, with the help of a rotating cast of people paying for his sloth, of course.

Marx's influence on socialism was so profound that socialism was practically re-named in honor of Marx. Marx has been deified.

He created a utopian society. Very hypothetical. It requires a working class that is devoted to daily readings of The Communist Manifesto.

This assumes that people who work all day — at a real job, where they can't just sit on the couch all day as Marx did — even have the energy to read dense theory when they get home.

Marx made a religion.

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The Capitol riot was foolish and tragic, but Pelosi's Select Committee "investigation" on the January 6 "insurrection" has devolved into a show trial complete with bad tears and bad acting. But this is just a charade designed to distract us.

What's going on behind closed doors is truly nefarious. The Biden White House and the U.S. national security apparatus are seizing that event to redefine domestic terrorism and expand the powers of government to prevent it. There is an alarming blueprint for sweeping government action called the "National Strategy for Countering Domestic Terrorism," put together by the National Security Council.

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Terry Trobiani owns Gianelli's Drive Thru in Prairie Grove, Illinois, where he put up a row of American flags for the Fourth of July. But the city claimed he was displaying two of them improperly and issued him a $100 ticket for each flag.

Terry joined Glenn Beck on the radio program Tuesday to explain what he believes really happened. He told Glenn that, according to city ordinance, the American flag is considered "ornamental" and should therefore have been permitted on a federal holiday. But the city has now classified the flag as a "sign."

"Apparently, the village of Prairie Grove has classified the American flag as a sign and they've taken away the symbol of the American flag," Terry said. "So, as a sign, it falls under their temporary sign ordinance, which prohibits any flying, or any positioning of signs on your property — and now this includes the American flag. [...] The only way I could fly the American flag on my property is if I put it on a permanent 20 to 30-foot flagpole, which they have to permit."

Terry went on to explain how the city is now demanding an apology for his actions, and all after more than a year of small-business crushing COVID restrictions and government mandates.

"COVID was tough," Terry stated. "You know, we're in the restaurant business. COVID was tough on us. We succeeded. We made it through. We cut a lot of things, but we never cut an employee. We paid all our employees. I didn't take a paycheck for a year just to keep our employees on, because it was that important to me to keep things going. And, you know, you fight for a year, and you beat a pandemic, and then you have this little municipality with five trustees and a president, who just have no respect for small businesses. And right now, what I see is they have no respect for the republic and the United States ... I think it's terrible. The direction that government, at all levels, have taken us to this point, it's despicable."

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