Who Is the Most Honorable Family in Politics Today?

With both George and Barbara Bush being hospitalized just days before the presidential inauguration --- and in light of the respectful letter Mr. Bush sent President-elect Trump about missing the festivities --- Glenn and his co-hosts paused to reflect on the Bush family.

"Say what you want about the Bush policy, but they respect the office of the presidency," Co-host Pat Gray said.

Glenn concurred, noting the reverence Bush 41, Bush 43 and Jeb have for the United States and the presidency.

"I truly believe that the Bush family is one of, I would say probably the, most honorable family in politics today," Glenn added.

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GLENN: Do we have an update on George and Barbara Bush? I know she was hospitalized yesterday, which was really concerning. But he has been -- he was really sick, he had to have an operation yesterday to remove something from his throat, a blockage in his throat. Supposedly doing well. She is just in, as a precaution, because she was coughing a lot.

JEFFY: I'm sure she was just -- I mean, that happens a lot. Husband and wife come in like that. And she's really concerned and starting to freak out.

GLENN: Yeah, they're the kind of couple too though that I think love each other so much and have been together for so long, that they're the kind of couple that dies together, you know what I mean?

I said that to Tania. She said -- because I hadn't heard that Barbara Bush was in the hospital. She had just gotten a text alert. And I said, "No, it's George H.W. Bush."

And she said, "No, Barbara has just been put in too." And we were talking about it. And I said, "That's the kind of couple that they die together." They're just this sweet pair that go together.

And she said, "I don't know. I think maybe they'd do anything to not have to comment on why they're not going to go to the Trump inauguration."

What do you think is the giant scam?

STU: I don't know. His letters seem to kind of --

GLENN: I didn't read the letter. I didn't read the letter.

STU: I mean, he said like, "My doctors tell me if I go outside in January, I might wind up 6 feet under."

GLENN: Yeah.

STU: It's interesting that really until the election, the Bushes really did not show any love at all to Donald Trump.

PAT: Yeah.

STU: Since then, they have really respected the process and they support him.

GLENN: They have to. That's what we're supposed to do. We're supposed to do that. You can disagree with the policies --

PAT: Say what you want about the Bush policy, but they respect the office of the presidency. I think -- I think H.W. did. George W. Bush. As much as I'm not a fan, he did and does.

GLENN: I have -- and Jeb.

PAT: Jeb.

GLENN: I truly believe that the -- the Bush family is one of I would say probably the most honorable family in politics today. Do you think of a -- do you think of a family -- I mean, there's very few.

STU: Yeah, they definitely respect the office. And I think they do those things well. I mean, you would expect it. It's the only family that I can think of off the top of my head that's had two president --

GLENN: Kennedys.

STU: Yeah.

GLENN: Well, not two presidents.

PAT: Name another guy too, name another man who would have put up with the bashing he's received over the last years, where everything has been blamed on him. It was absurd the things they blamed on him. They said nothing about him. He never said anything. You never heard George W. Bush, "No, I didn't do that. That's not my fault. That's Obama." You never heard any of that come out of him. He just took it. He just took it.

STU: Cheney was a little bit more outspoken.

PAT: And you would expect that from Cheney.

GLENN: Yeah. George Bush said to me right at the end of his time in the Oval, he said, "I am prepared -- I did what I felt was right. And I am prepared to be the most hated man in the next 50 years. Let history, once everybody involved in this is gone, let history judge."

PAT: Hmm.

GLENN: "I'm prepared."

Americans are losing faith in our justice system and the idea that legal consequences are applied equally — even to powerful elites in office.

Rep. Devin Nunes (R-CA) joined Glenn Beck on the radio program to detail what he believes will come next with the Durham investigation, which hopefully will provide answers to the Obama FBI's alleged attempts to sabotage former President Donald Trump and his campaign years ago.

Rep. Nunes and Glenn assert that we know Trump did NOT collude with Russia, and that several members of the FBI possibly committed huge abuses of power. So, when will we see justice?

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The corporate media is doing everything it can to protect Dr. Anthony Fauci after Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) roasted him for allegedly lying to Congress about funding gain-of-function research in Wuhan, China.

During an extremely heated exchange at a Senate hearing on Tuesday, Sen. Paul challenged Dr. Fauci — who, as the director of the National Institute of Allergies and Infectious Diseases, oversees research programs at the National Institute of Health — on whether the NIH funded dangerous gain-of-function research at the Wuhan Institute of Virology.

Dr. Fauci denied the claims, but as Sen. Paul knows, there are documents that prove Dr. Fauci's NIH was funding gain-of-function research in the Wuhan biolab before COVID-19 broke out in China.

On "The Glenn Beck Program," Glenn and Producer Stu Burguiere presented the proof, because Dr. Fauci's shifting defenses don't change the truth.

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Critical race theory: A special brand of evil

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Part of what makes it hard for us to challenge the left is that their beliefs are complicated. We don't mean complicated in a positive way. They aren't complicated the way love is complicated. They're complicated because there's no good explanation for them, no basis in reality.

The left cannot pull their heads out of the clouds. They are stuck on romantic ideas, abstract ideas, universal ideas. They talk in theories. They see the world through ideologies. They cannot divorce themselves from their own academic fixations. And — contrary to what they believe and how they act — it's not because leftists are smarter than the rest of us. And studies have repeatedly shown that leftists are the least happy people in the country. Marx was no different. The Communist Manifesto talks about how the rise of cities "rescued a considerable part of the population from the idiocy of rural life."

Studies have repeatedly shown that leftists are the least happy people in the country.

Instead of admitting that they're pathological hypocrites, they tell us that we're dumb and tell us to educate ourselves. Okay, so we educate ourselves; we return with a coherent argument. Then they say, "Well, you can't actually understand what you just said unless you understand the work of this other obscure Marxist writer. So educate yourselves more."

It's basically the "No True Scotsman" fallacy, the idea that when you point out a flaw in someone's argument, they say, "Well, that's a bad example."

After a while, it becomes obvious that there is no final destination for their bread-crumb trail. Everything they say is based on something that somebody else said, which is based on something somebody else said.

Take critical race theory. We're sure you've noticed by now that it is not evidence-based — at all. It is not, as academics say, a quantitative method. It doesn't use objective facts and data to arrive at conclusions. Probably because most of those conclusions don't have any basis in reality.

Critical race theory is based on feelings. These feelings are based on theories that are also based on feelings.

We wanted to trace the history of critical race theory back to the point where its special brand of evil began. What allowed it to become the toxic, racist monster that it is today?

Later, we'll tell you about some of the snobs who created critical theory, which laid the groundwork for CRT. But if you follow the bread-crumb trail from their ideas, you wind up with Marxism.

For years, the staff has devoted a lot of time to researching Marxism. We have read a lot of Marx and Marxist writing. It's part of our promise to you to be as informed as possible, so that you know where to go for answers; so that you know what to say when your back is up against the wall. What happens when we take the bread-crumb trail back farther, past Marxism? What is it based on?

This is the point where Marxism became Marxism and not just extra-angry socialism.

It's actually based on the work of one of the most important philosophers in human history, a 19th-century German philosopher named Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel.

This is the point where Marxism became Marxism and not just extra-angry socialism. And, as you'll see in just a bit, if we look at Hegel's actual ideas, it's obvious that Marx completely misrepresented them in order to confirm his own fantasies.

So, in a way, that's where the bread-crumb trail ends: With Marx's misrepresentation of an incredibly important, incredibly useful philosophy, a philosophy that's actually pretty conservative.

This post is part of a series on critical race theory. Read the full series here.

We've heard a lot about critical race theory lately, and for good reason: It's a racist ideology designed to corrupt our children and undermine our American values. But most of what we see are the results of a process that has been underway for decades. And that's not something the mainstream media, the Democrat Party, and even teachers unions want you to know. They're doing everything in their power to try and convince you that it's no big deal. They want to sweep everything under the rug and keep you in the dark. To fight it, we need to understand what fuels it.

On his Wednesday night special this week, Glenn Beck exposes the deep-seated Marxist origins of CRT and debunks the claims that it's just a harmless term for a school of legal scholarship. Newsweek opinion editor Josh Hammer joins to argue why we must ban critical race theory from our schools if we want to save a very divided nation.

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