Has Matt Drudge Left the Reservation?

Many anxious conservatives are awaiting the Trump administration's actions on Obamacare and other key Republican platform issues. Even diehard Trump support Matt Drudge recently tweeted about the delay in tax reform.

"Every single time, [Republicans] have got the executive and both of the legislative branches and they've got the majority and they've got all the power, they just squander it. And it looks like that's the road they're headed down again. And I'm going to be really pissed if that's what happens," Co-host Pat Gray said Thursday on The Glenn Beck Program.

Let's pray Senate Majority Leader McConnell (R-KY) and House Speaker Ryan (R-WI) don't ignore the will of the American people yet again.

Listen to this segment from The Glenn Beck Program:

PAT: Drudge was upset by that and tweeted about it yesterday. And Sean Spicer was asked about it at the White House press conference.

VOICE: I noticed that Matt Drudge tweeted today that the Republican Party should be sued for fraud, basically upset about the lack of any legislation to repeal Obamacare or any tax cut legislation. So what's your message to him and anyone else who is worried about sort of the big push in the beginning and might be concerned that that momentum is stalling?

SEAN: I think it's hardly stalling. I think it's a mammoth thing to repeal and replace. I think there's no question the president's commitment to doing this. You've heard Speaker Ryan talk about how we should be able to have this wrapped up by the end of the year.

It's a big bill. It got jammed through, and it was very sweeping. We're talking about one-fifth of our economy. We can either do it quickly, as the Democrats did, and end up with a monstrosity, where premiums go up, access is limited. Or we can do it right.

And I think the president, while he wants to get this done as soon as possible and understand what's at stake, he wants to do it right. He understands how important health care is to American families and individuals. And so his goal is to get it done right and have an outcome that achieves the goals that it sets out to do. That's it, plain and simple.

STU: That's a good answer, right?

PAT: Okay. The problem with that though is, that's just pushing it down the road, which is what Republicans do every single time.

STU: Exactly.

PAT: Every single time, they've got the executive and both of the legislative branches and they've got the majority and they've got all the power, they just squander it. And it looks like that's the road they're headed down again. And I'm going to be really pissed if that's what happens.

STU: And the tax cuts were what Drudge specifically mentioned there. And I guess he maybe also hit Obamacare. But the tax cuts are interesting because you've heard at least talk about the Obamacare part of this. We've heard almost nothing about tax cuts.

PAT: About tax cuts.

STU: And, again, you have to look at this as you have two years here. Not four years. Two years.

PAT: Right.

STU: Because you don't know what's going to happen in 2018. Yes, the Senate is set up well for Republicans. But you have no idea what the context of those moments will be. You have no idea if you lose seats or you gain seats. You have no idea if the House goes or not. You have no idea what the economy, what shape it will be in. You better get these things passed now while you have momentum.

PAT: And the thing is, if it were the Democrats in this position with the executive branch and the House and the Senate --

STU: They did it. We don't need to speculate. They did it.

PAT: They did it. They do it every single time. Every single time.

STU: They did it with the stimulus. They did it with Dodd-Frank and Obamacare.

PAT: And Obamacare.

STU: They pushed three gigantic initiatives through, almost immediately. And that's what you have to do.

PAT: Yeah.

STU: Because you can't predict what the status will be in a couple years.

PAT: The other thing that concerns me about this is if we do something fast, we'll wind up with a monstrosity. Which leads me to believe that they're putting together some massive government program to replace the massive government program, which is a huge concern.

STU: Yeah. And that's a little scare.

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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The Biden administration is now doing everything it can to censor what it has decided is COVID-19 "misinformation." But Glenn Beck isn't confident that the silencing of voices will stop there.

Yeonmi Park grew up in North Korea, where there is no freedom of speech, and she joined Glenn to warn that America must not let this freedom go.

"Whenever authoritarianism rises, the first thing they go after is freedom of speech," she said.

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Most self-proclaimed Marxists know very little about Marxism. Some of them have all the buzzwords memorized. They talk about the exploits of labor. They talk about the slavery of capitalist society and the alienation caused by capital. They talk about the evils of power and domination.

But they don't actually believe what they say. Or else they wouldn't be such violent hypocrites. And we're not being dramatic when we say "violent."

For them, Marxism is a political tool that they use to degrade and annoy their political enemies.

They don't actually care about the working class.

Another important thing to remember about Marxists is that they talk about how they want to defend the working class, but they don't actually understand the working class. They definitely don't realize that the working class is composed mostly of so many of the people they hate. Because, here's the thing, they don't actually care about the working class. Or the middle class. They wouldn't have the slightest clue how to actually work, not the way we do. For them, work involves ranting about how work and labor are evil.

Ironically, if their communist utopia actually arrived, they would be the first ones against the wall. Because they have nothing to offer except dissent. They have no practical use and no real connection to reality.

Again ironically, they are the ultimate proof of the success of capitalism. The fact that they can freely call for its demise, in tweets that they send from their capitalistic iPhones, is proof that capitalism affords them tremendous luxuries.

Their specialty is complaining. They are fanatics of a religion that is endlessly cynical.

They sneer at Christianity for promising Heaven in exchange for good deeds on earth — which is a terrible description of Christianity, but it's what they actually believe — and at the same time they criticize Christianity for promising a utopia, they give their unconditional devotion to a religion that promises a utopia.

They are fanatics of a religion that is endlessly cynical.

They think capitalism has turned us into machines. Which is a bad interpretation of Marx's concept of the General Intellect, the idea that humans are the ones who create machines, so humans, not God, are the creators.

They think that the only way to achieve the perfect society is by radically changing and even destroying the current society. It's what they mean when they say things about the "status quo" and "hegemony" and the "established order." They believe that the system is broken and the way to fix it is to destroy, destroy, destroy.

Critical race theory actually takes it a step farther. It tells us that the racist system can never be changed. That racism is the original sin that white people can never overcome. Of course, critical race theorists suggest "alternative institutions," but these "alternative institutions" are basically the same as the ones we have now, only less effective and actually racist.

Marx's violent revolution never happened. Or at least it never succeeded. Marx's followers have had to take a different approach. And now, we are living through the Revolution of Constant Whining.

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

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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