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Alex Jones: Performance Artist or Just Certifiable?

Ever had a bowl of hot, spicy chili and forgotten key details about your children's lives? No? Neither has Glenn, Pat, Stu or Jeffy --- but Alex Jones has.

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GLENN: Did he testify yesterday?

STU: He did not.

PAT: He did not.

STU: It was supposed to happen today. It was reported yesterday he was going to testify --

GLENN: We've got to get a list -- we've got to get a listener to go down there and just go -- if you're in Austin, call us now. If you have the day open. You've got to get down to this trial and watch this -- report on it. I'd love to have somebody take notes and report on this tomorrow.

PAT: Seriously. I mean, yesterday it came out that he was apparently asked about big events for his kids or something or what grades they're in. And he couldn't remember what grade his kids were in.

GLENN: Well, but if they're homeschooled, that's kind of hard.

STU: Are they homeschooled?

PAT: I don't know if they're homeschooled.

STU: Do we have evidence of that?

PAT: His reason was that he had a big bowl of chili for lunch. I'm not familiar with the association between memory and chili.

STU: It's a very spicy amnesia.

JEFFY: Yeah, you've never had hot chili.

PAT: And just forgotten my children? No, I don't think so.

(laughter)

PAT: I don't think so.

GLENN: It also came out yesterday in court that he takes his clothes off --

STU: Oh, yeah.

GLENN: -- a lot. Like he's done it with friends, family, and meetings and stuff.

STU: His wife said they were in a group therapy session. And that he just took all of his clothes off. And it's very common for him to just take his clothes off for no reason in the middle of these things.

PAT: So that's not a performance art thing. That's real life.

GLENN: I don't think he's performance art.

PAT: I don't think he is.

GLENN: I think he absolutely believes it.

PAT: He does. I think he does.

JEFFY: Wherever you're at, you're trying to sell your supplements, you want to take your clothes off.

STU: The only person saying it's performance art is Alex Jones' attorney, who is saying it's not real. Because he wants custody of his children. I mean, Alex I think -- I don't -- he's even trying to say, well, I don't mean that. I mean, I still believe everything I say.

JEFFY: Right. Because he knows the implications of it all, man. He's done.

GLENN: No, he's not. His people won't care. They --

STU: It's almost impossible --

GLENN: How do you discredit a guy who says the government is turning frogs gay and dumping Prozac into the ocean and the shrimp are committing seagull suicide? Come on. How do you discredit --

STU: It's called shrimpicide. Whatever though. Just make up a term. Take serious information -- you've got shrimp, who are walking up to seagulls.

PAT: Who are swimming. I don't think he said they were walking.

STU: I don't know. Do you have the clip?

GLENN: I have to tell you, there's misinformation from Stu Burguiere right there.

STU: Why? Why? Because Pat -- you're taking Pat's word for it?

PAT: Well, here's -- this is long, but...

ALEX: And in major prestigious reports, government studies find that shrimp are just swimming right up to birds. They're overconfident.

STU: There it is. Keep it going. Keep it going.

ALEX: They've had their governors removed.

PAT: Oh, boy. Wow.

ALEX: They've had their compulsions removed.

PAT: If you've ever had your governor removed, you know how painful that can be. It's not pleasant.

STU: Or your compulsion.

PAT: Right.

ALEX: And their fear level -- this is what the studies, when they approved Prozac in '81 had shown. That's why it's now on the drug insert. That, oh, yeah, most of the time you're going to be having a great time. It's a hallucinogen. It's in a psychotropic category.

PAT: Yeah.

GLENN: Can I tell you something? If you've taken Prozac -- because I took Prozac. Total hallucinations all the time. All the time.

STU: Oh, really?

GLENN: I remember there was a time I was on Prozac, and I was watching the internet and I saw this big, fat guy who was -- who was talking about how the World Trade Center, that bombing was an inside job.

JEFFY: Huh.

GLENN: And --

PAT: No, that was real, Glenn.

GLENN: It was? No, it had to be a hallucination.

PAT: You weren't hallucinating. That was real.

GLENN: Really?

ALEX: Some days, when you get angry or you don't take the right amount of the medication or you try to go off of it or you mix it with other things --

PAT: Some days.

STU: Some days.

GLENN: Like LSD.

PAT: Yeah, yeah, yeah.

ALEX: You will break and go in and kill 20 people at a school and then chop your babies' arms off. Or you'll put your kids all in their car seats, chain them in, and drive them off a cliff. In every case -- in every case, they've always been on it.

STU: Does he have a car seat with chains? Is that -- is that a normal -- I mean, I have a couple car seats myself.

GLENN: No, he wants to make sure that in case the babies start to get loose out of their car seat, they're still chained in.

STU: Got it.

JEFFY: Yeah.

GLENN: So it's car seats and chaining.

STU: Car seats and chaining. Got it. Okay.

PAT: You can't tell me this guy is about --

JEFFY: Did that ever happen? Where someone chained their kids in? I mean, the Susan Smith story, where she pushed them into the lake, she didn't chain them?

GLENN: This is the part of this -- the shrimp are committing suicide because they're on Prozac, and this is the part that you're finding a flaw with?

JEFFY: I'm just saying, I'm just trying to find the facts. Just trying to find the facts.

GLENN: All right. Okay.

STU: But this is what people do. I mean, Jeffy is a good example of that. It's how people think. They will take 100 statements in a row they know are false. Look for one that has the slightest bit of truth and investigate it. It's so bizarre.

JEFFY: Yeah.

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Let’s thank the Pilgrims for defeating Socialism this Thanksgiving

This year marks the four hundredth anniversary of the first Thanksgiving celebrated by the Pilgrims and their Wampanoag allies in 1621. Tragically, nearly half of the Pilgrims had died by famine and disease during their first year. However, they had been met by native Americans such as Samoset and Squanto who miraculously spoke English and taught the Pilgrims how to survive in the New World. That fall the Pilgrims, despite all the hardships, found much to praise God for and they were joined by Chief Massasoit and his ninety braves came who feasted and celebrated for three days with the fifty or so surviving Pilgrims.

It is often forgotten, however, that after the first Thanksgiving everything was not smooth sailing for the Pilgrims. Indeed, shortly thereafter they endured a time of crop failure and extreme difficulties including starvation and general lack. But why did this happen? Well, at that time the Pilgrims operated under what is called the "common storehouse" system. In its essence it was basically socialism. People were assigned jobs and the fruits of their labor would be redistributed throughout the people not based on how much work you did but how much you supposedly needed.

The problem with this mode of economics is that it only fails every time. Even the Pilgrims, who were a small group with relatively homogeneous beliefs were unable to successfully operate under a socialistic system without starvation and death being only moments away. Governor William Bradford explained that under the common storehouse the people began to "allege weakness and inability" because no matter how much or how little work someone did they still were given the same amount of food. Unsurprisingly this, "was found to breed much confusion and discontent."[1]

The Pilgrims, however, were not the type of people to keep doing what does not work. And so, "they began to think how they might raise as much corn as they could, and obtain a better crop than they had done, that they might not still thus languish in misery."[2] And, "after much debate of things" the Pilgrims under the direction of William Bradford, decided that each family ought to "trust to themselves" and keep what they produced instead of putting it into a common storehouse.[3] In essence, the Pilgrims decided to abandon the socialism which had led them to starvation and instead adopt the tenants of the free market.

And what was the result of this change? Well, according to Bradford, this change of course, "had very good success; for it made all hands very industrious, so as much more corn was planted than otherwise would have been."[4] Eventually, the Pilgrims became a fiscally successful colony, paid off their enormous debt, and founded some of the earliest trading posts with the surrounding Indian tribes including the Aptucxet, Metteneque, and Cushnoc locations. In short, it represented one of the most significant economic revolutions which determined the early characteristics of the American nation.

The Pilgrims, of course, did not simply invent these ideas out of thin air but they instead grew out of the intimate familiarity the Pilgrims had with the Bible. The Scriptures provide clear principles for establishing a successful economic system which the Pilgrims looked to. For example, Proverbs 12:11 says, "He that tills his land shall be satisfied with bread." So the Pilgrims purchased land from the Indians and designated lots for every family to individually grow food for themselves. After all, 1 Timothy 5:8 declares, "If anyone does not provide for his relatives, and especially for members of his household, he has denied the faith and is worse than an unbeliever."

We often think that the battle against Socialism is a new fight sprouting out of the writings of Karl Marx which are so blindly and foolishly followed today by those deceived by leftist irrationality. However, America's fight against the evil of socialism goes back even to our very founding during the colonial period. Thankfully, our forefathers decided to reject the tenants of socialism and instead build their new colony upon the ideology of freedom, liberty, hard work, and individual responsibility.

So, this Thanksgiving, let's thank the Pilgrims for defeating socialism and let us look to their example today in our ongoing struggle for freedom.

[1] William Bradford, History of Plymouth Plantation (Boston: Massachusetts Historical Society, 1856), 135.

[2] William Bradford, History of Plymouth Plantation (Boston: Massachusetts Historical Society, 1856), 134.

[3] William Bradford, History of Plymouth Plantation (Boston: Massachusetts Historical Society, 1856), 134.

[4] William Bradford, History of Plymouth Plantation (Boston: Massachusetts Historical Society, 1856), 135.

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EcoHealth Alliance's Peter Daszak: Hero or Villain? | Matt Ridley | Ep 126

Like most people, science journalist Matt Ridley just wants the truth. When it comes to the origin of COVID-19, that is a tall order. Was it human-made? Did it leak from a laboratory? What is the role of gain-of-function research? Why China, why now? Ridley's latest book, "Viral: The Search for the Origin of COVID-19," is a scientific quest to answer these questions and more. A year ago, you would have been kicked off Facebook for suggesting COVID originated in a lab. For most of the pandemic, the Left practically worshipped Anthony Fauci. But lately, people have been poking around. And one of the names that appears again and again is Peter Daszak, president of EcoHealth Alliance and a longtime collaborator and funder of the virus-hunting work at Wuhan Institute of Virology. In this episode of the Glenn Beck Podcast, Matt reveals the whole tangled web.

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COVID-19 changed everything. The way we live our lives, how we operate our businesses, how we see each other. And now, the federal government is sinking its tendrils even deeper, threatening the fabric not only of our bodily autonomy, but of the republic.

Our American way of life may never be the same. To save it, we must understand the key fundamentals of the pandemic that transfigured our society into the nightmare it is today. What is the COVID-19 origin story? Who are its top players in government and science, pulling the strings? What was their REAL response in the first days of the pandemic? The answers to these questions are frightening.

Emails, documents, and federal contracts tell a dark story that is still dominating our lives. It's time to cast a light on the shocking truth. Because only with the truth can we emerge from the darkness of this "pandemic" and take back the liberty stolen from us.

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