Passing Laws Mo Brooks Style

It's rare to have clarity and common sense emanate from Washington but Rep. Mo Brooks of Alabama may have just laid out a path back to sanity. Here is the bill he introduced to repeal Obamacare in its entirety:

"Effective as of December 31st, 2017, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act is repealed and the provisions amended and repealed by such act are restored and revived as if such act had not been enacted, period."

This straightforward and simple bill inspired Glenn and the guys to tinker around with a few one-page bills of their own Wednesday on radio.

Listen to this segment from The Glenn Beck Program:

GLENN: Can you imagine how much we could get done? If we reduced -- if we took Mo Brooks -- Mo Brooks did a health care bill: Effective as of December 31st, 2017, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act is repealed and the provisions amended and repealed by such act are restored and revived as of such act had not been enacted, period. Amen.

There's how you start it.

PAT: Uh-huh.

STU: Wasn't it an actual prayer?

GLENN: Yeah, it is. Yeah.

I mean, I came up with -- you know, give us ten minutes, and we can come up with a few of them.

Supreme Court decision known as Roe vs. Wade, null and void, as are all statutes pertaining to killing human beings while in the womb.

PAT: Done.

GLENN: That way nobody is saying, I love these people who say, read the bill.

Yeah, you can read it. Everybody knows exactly what it is.

STU: There would be some Supreme Court conflicts with that particular one.

GLENN: Well, that one is probably not -- but we could try.

STU: You could do something like, effective March 29th, 2017, all employed citizens of the United States of America with an income greater than 40 grand --

GLENN: Yep.

STU: -- shall remit to the Treasury 10 percent of their annual earnings once per year that they're employed. No exceptions. No exemptions. Those earning less than 40,000 shall remit nothing.

GLENN: Can you imagine that? Can you imagine if that was our tax code?

PAT: Yeah.

GLENN: Can you imagine what would happen to our country?

PAT: It would be -- it would be so simplified. You wouldn't have the tax fraud. You wouldn't have the cheating.

GLENN: No.

PAT: I think you would probably have more revenue.

GLENN: Oh, you would not only have more revenue --

PAT: Without the exemptions and deductions and all that stuff --

GLENN: -- but all of the companies that spend all of this money on lawyers and attorneys and tax -- every -- all of that stuff. All of that money would be freed up for investment.

PAT: Yeah.

GLENN: It would be a huge boon to the economy.

PAT: Huge, huge.

STU: It would be a huge one.

Also, we did not tie this to inflation. So the government is going to have to figure out how to get smaller and smaller every year.

GLENN: I love that.

STU: I like that.

GLENN: Okay. Try this one on for size. Immediately upon the signing of this bill, all current immigration laws shall be strictly enforced, and severe penalties and fines shall be levied by any and all employers in violation of the law.

PAT: I think that's all we need to do. In addition to something, you know, maybe a border wall or a fence. Just a fence and this, just enforce the laws we have. And it's going to take care of the problem.

STU: Sanctuary cities being a good example.

GLENN: Yes. Well, that's all employers in violation of the law. The city can be an employer too.

PAT: Yes. How about this: Retroactive to fiscal year 2012, the speed limit in all 50 states is null and void.

GLENN: Wait.

PAT: And local authorities shall remit reimbursements of any and all fines levied since then.

GLENN: This one sounds a little personal.

(laughter)

PAT: I'm -- no. No.

GLENN: How much would you be getting back?

PAT: I'm just trying to help humanity, that's all I'm trying to do.

GLENN: How much would you be getting back?

PAT: About $80,000.

(laughter)

STU: How about, effective March 29th, 2017, the United States congressmen shall serve no more than six terms, twelve total years. And United States senators shall serve no more than two terms.

PAT: That's exactly what I think it should be. It should be twelve years for both Congress and Senate, and then you're done. Goodbye.

STU: And, by the way, you can't just put two terms in there, because then they would increase the length of the terms to stay longer. You have to put the years in there.

GLENN: Yeah, you have to put the years.

PAT: Yes.

GLENN: Okay. I like the idea -- again, I love these people who say read the bill.

So we enact this. Effective immediately, Congress shall draft no legislation larger than one page.

STU: You better put a font size in there. You better put a font size in there.

JEFFY: Boy, no kidding. No kidding.

STU: It will be like Willy Wonka with the magnifying glass by the end of it.

PAT: You'd need a microscope to read it.

JEFFY: All right. Here you go. Effective at the end of this week, Department of Education closed permanently.

GLENN: Do you have to say it like Jackie Gleason? Closed.

JEFFY: I want it closed.

GLENN: To the moon. Closed.

STU: To be fair. Because obviously you're compromising here, you're giving them to the end of the week.

PAT: I mean, that's plenty of notice for the employees.

GLENN: Right. Right.

PAT: Plenty of notice.

GLENN: Right. Right. That would be good. Federal Reserve, closed.

STU: Closed.

PAT: Would you give them to the end of the week?

GLENN: Yeah, no, I'll give them to the end of the week. Yeah. No, they're bankers. As of right now, closed.

PAT: How about effective upon the signature of the president, the Environmental Protection Agency is officially, permanently closed?

GLENN: I like that. I like that.

STU: Now, there's an issue here maybe with free speech, in the First Amendment. But effective immediately, any persons uttering the word consensus, the phrases the debate is over, settled science, or 97 percent of scientists agree as they relate to global warming or climate change, will be arrested and repeatedly poked with pickle forks.

GLENN: That might not be --

STU: I don't know constitutionally --

GLENN: Yeah.

STU: The word pickle fork does not appear in the Constitution. It's important to note that.

PAT: It doesn't --

GLENN: Right. And it may not -- it is a pickle fork, so it may not be inhumane.

PAT: It doesn't say we can't do it.

GLENN: It may not be inhumane. It may be -- I mean, that's kind of funny. Everyone might just go -- I mean, it's a pickle fork. That's kind of funny.

PAT: It's not going to hurt him that bad.

STU: It's just a slight little poke. It's just a little irritating. It's nothing violent, it's just a little irritating.

GLENN: Because it's little pickles. Not a big pickle fork.

PAT: I would propose one more. And I'll give them till April 1st on this one.

GLENN: Okay. All right.

PAT: Effective April 1st, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame will admit the Anglo-American rock band Foreigner into its rightful place into the Hall of Fame, or federal troops will be deployed to Cleveland to blow that stinking building to smithereens!

GLENN: Oh, my gosh.

JEFFY: And then it would be closed.

GLENN: Closed. Closed.

PAT: Closed.

STU: Why the Anglo-American --

PAT: Because I wanted to mention that they're both English and American. It just -- it had to be said.

STU: Okay.

JEFFY: It is their rightful place too.

PAT: It is. It is.

JEFFY: It is their rightful place.

PAT: It is.

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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