Glenn Predicts Who Obama Will Pardon Next

Barack Obama has made history as president of the United States --- over and over again.

For example, last year his massive land grab of 260 million acres of national public lands and waters was more than any previous president in history, including Teddy Roosevelt. (That was before he took nearly two million acres from Utah and Nevada this year, despite vehement local opposition.)

He broke policy and precedent with a trip to Cuba, embracing the abusive Castro regime. Just a week before leaving office, Obama issued a final salvo, ending a longstanding policy that Cuban refugees be welcomed in the United States (after all, they'd be killed, imprisoned or tortured if forced to return to Cuba).

Finally, in the last days of his presidency, Obama has ramped up pardons and commutation grants, commuting the sentences of nearly 1,400 individuals in all, more than any president in this nation’s history and more than the past 12 presidents combined --- and he's not done yet.

Glenn had a few predictions about who might be next when Obama waves his magic wand.

Listen to this segment from The Glenn Beck Program:

GLENN: Hello, and welcome to the program.

I think today we are in for substantial problems. I have said in the past that I -- I -- I wouldn't put it past Barack Obama --

PAT: Yeah. Oh, yeah.

GLENN: So The Blind Sheikh, those were my two. The Blind Sheikh and Mumia Abu-Jamal. I'd like to add another one. Is it possible that the president pardons everyone who is in prison for marijuana charges?

PAT: Oh, yeah. I think so. That would be something he would do.

GLENN: They said today, substantially more people are going to be pardoned, and he's already pardoned 260 -- 209.

STU: Yeah.

[break]

GLENN: Hello, America. A lot to say on the president, the people that he has pardoned and the people that are remaining. He has already let over 200 people out of prison, some really bad guys. We're as a country having a bizarre conversation about Bradley Manning, Chelsea, as some like to call him. And some on the left are celebrating, yet they were the ones who are also saying that WikiLeaks and Russia are bad and here's the guy who leaked all this information to WikiLeaks and Russia. I don't -- it's -- it's a surreal world, a world that if we were being pitched this around a Hollywood pitch table for a movie, all of us would say, "It's not believable." But that's the world we live in.

The White House is saying the 200 are nothing. Substantially more are being released tomorrow. Who could that be?

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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