Three Things You Need to Know - October 25, 2017

Clinton campaign and DNC colluded on Trump dossier.

Get ready to put on your ultimate shocked face. We finally know who funded Fusion GPS and the infamous Trump Dossier. What used to be thought of as just “unknown Hillary Clinton supporters” is now known AS... the actual Hillary Clinton campaign and the DNC. I’ll give you a few seconds to recover from the shock. I’m sure no one in America actually suspected the Democratic leadership was behind this thing.

The truth is that those involved in funding this thing have been lying about it for over a year. We STILL wouldn’t know today if weren't for a federal subpoena for Fusion GPS’ bank records. The law firm retained by the Clinton Campaign and the DNC released Fusion from their client-confidentiality obligation yesterday. So now we know.

The timeline is starting to become clear. A Republican client, whose identity is still unknown, hired Fusion GPS to dig up information on Trump during the primaries. Apparently, there was nothing worth using so the contract ended. Around April 2016 the law firm representing the Clinton Campaign and the DNC picked up the payments to Fusion so they could keep digging. It was then that Christopher Steele, the former British MI6 agent, was hired and began compiling the Trump Dossier. The dossier began circulating around Washington soon after.

Steele’s dossier eventually made its way to the FBI, and it’s been reported that the information within helped kick off the Trump/Russia investigation. Did the FBI use that to obtain the FISA warrant to spy on the Trump Campaign? These questions have new meaning now that we know who was giving the orders and cutting the checks.

But wait, this gets worse. Fusion GPS was also hired by another law firm back in 2013 who was representing Natalia Veselnitskaya. Remember her? She’s the Russian lawyer that met with Don Jr. in Trump Tower. Veselnitskaya and Fusion GPS were helping the Russians get the Magnitsky Act overturned.

So let’s get this straight. Fusion GPS has been employed directly or indirectly by: the Russian’s, the Clinton Campaign, the DNC, and was almost given money by the FBI. The latter of which may have based some of their Russia collusion investigation off of information given to them by a firm that was employed not too long ago by agents of the Kremlin.

How’s that Russia collusion investigation looking now? Are they even looking at the right people?

We can’t afford to trade a Flake for a bigger flake.

Regret.

It’s a complicated and torturous emotion.

Yesterday, regret about the state of affairs in the White House led Arizona Senator Jeff Flake to not seek re-election.

Jeff Flake’s speech wasn’t a thinly veiled criticism of the President. It was an outright condemnation.

There’s an element of bravery in speaking out, however, let’s not overstate how brave it is to look at the polls, see yourself down by 30, and quit. Still, as an elected representative, it’s his responsibility to speak out like he did yesterday, if he believes he must.

I know I worry about the nastiness, the belittling, and division coming from our own elected officials, too.

I have definitely had my differences with Jeff Flake in the past as you might know. Conservatives had great hope for him, and he’s been an incredible disappointment.

Let’s remember that this is a guy who refused to fight to defund Obamacare in 2013. He joined the ‘Gang of Eight’ and took a pro-amnesty position. Flake voted to confirm Loretta Lynch as attorney general.

He was for raising the debt ceiling without spending cuts.

He has consistently advanced gun control legislation, funding for Planned Parenthood and was for the Iran nuclear deal.

Do not laud him as the conservative knight in shining armor. The truth is Flake was in a difficult position. He was facing a tough primary challenge from Kelli Ward, a populist candidate backed by Steve Bannon, and instead of facing a loss, Flake pulled a legacy move.

Personally, I’m happy Flake is out. But, who we replace him with is important. We don’t want another John McCain - but we also don’t need a Bannon mouthpiece.We can’t afford to trade a Flake for a bigger flake.

The unmasking of Hollywood scum continues.

“You can run, but you can’t hide!”

His maniacal threat echoed through her body and sent her adrenaline into overdrive.

She was running as fast as she could, but he was still trailing her in his town car.

Aspiring actress Stephanie Kearns will always remember that night filmmaker James Toback assaulted her in Central Park.

“It was like a horror movie,” she said.

Unfortunately, Kearns experience with Toback is shared by hundreds, you heard that right, hundreds of women according to a new bombshell investigative report by the LA Times.

Today Show anchor Natalie Morales and veteran actress Julianne Moore have spoken up about their creepy encounters with Toback.

The majority of the accounts are not verified yet, but most of the women accusing the filmmaker of misconduct follow a similar script. He approached them on the streets on Manhattan, offered them a part in an upcoming movie, and made unwanted sexual advances on them.

Toback, 72, denies the allegations. He claims that it has been “biologically impossible” for him to engage in the behavior described by his accusers for the last two decades.

Whether that is true or not, time will tell.

Look, there have always been creeps in the movie business ready to take advantage of women and leverage power over them.

But Hollywood is learning a hard lesson right now in light of Harvey Weinstein.

This kind of behavior cannot be enabled anymore. The degradation of women in the film industry is unacceptable and Hollywood’s silence for the past few decades won’t soon be forgotten or forgiven.

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Soros is trying to elect MORE TEXAS RINOs. Here's how YOU can stop him.

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Texas is under threat of a George Soros-backed takeover.

Soros-funded RINO judges have been elected in some of the highest courts in Texas. These judges implemented restrictions that have blocked nearly a thousand cases of voter fraud from being investigated or prosecuted from across the state. These new restrictions are similar to ones in place in states like George, Arizona, and Wisconsin, leaving Texas more susceptible to election corruption than ever. If Texas falls to corruption, America will lose its largest bastion of conservative electoral power in the nation. Without Texas, Republicans WILL NOT be able to win national elections and liberal corruption will go unchecked across the country.

Fortunately, there is a way to stop this: YOU.

If you live in Texas you have a chance to stand up against corruption and to fight back! Starting Tuesday, February 20th, early voting for the primaries begins, where three of these judges are up for election. Go out and vote. If the right people are voted in, there's a good chance the restrictions will be lifted and election fraud can once again be prosecuted.

But remember, you can't just go in and vote for anyone who has an "R" next to their name. Sorors knows that a registered Democrat would never stand a chance in Texas, so his lackeys register as Republicans and ride the little "R" right into office. So who do you vote for?

Fortunately, Glenn had Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton on his show today and Ken gave us his list of judges that he vouches for. His list is as follows:

  • Gina Parker
  • Lee Finley
  • David Schenck
The Primary Election runs from February 20th to March 5th. This is your chance to get out there and make a difference. It might be the most important election you ever participate in. If you need to know where your nearest polling location is, or any other information regarding the election, you can go to votetexas.gov to find out more.
It's time to stand up.

Hypocrisy EXPOSED: The 'Amazon Files' and what WE are doing about it

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Who is really banning books?

For years now, Conservatives have been taking flak from the left for supposed "book bans." The left likes to compare these "bans" to Nazi book burnings, accusing the right of sweeping authoritarian decrees designed to suppress information. In reality, this is a movement largely motivated by parents, who want to remove inappropriate books from children's libraries.

But if you want to discuss authoritarian book bans, look no further than the White House. As Glenn recently covered, the Biden administration has been pressuring the world's largest bookseller, Amazon, into suppressing books they disagree with.

On February 5th, 2024, Ohio Representative Jim Jordan released a slew of subpoenaed documents that exposed pressure placed on Amazon by the Biden Administration. The documents, which Jordan dubbed "The Amazon Files" after Elon Musk's "The Twitter Files," revealed an email conversation between Andrew Slavitt, a former White House senior adviser, and Amazon employees. In these emails, Slavitt complained that the top search results for books on "vaccines" were "concerning" and then requested that Amazon intervene. Amazon initially refused, not out of some altruistic concern for the free exchange of information. They thought any action taken would be "too visible" and would further exasperate the “Harry/Sally narrative,” referring to the outrage that followed Amazon's removal of Ryan T. Anderson’s book When Harry Became Sally.

Despite this initial refusal, Amazon agreed to meet with the White House a few days later. The number one item on their agenda was removing books from the website. An Amazon employee even admitted that the reason they even took this meeting was due to the pressure being placed on them by the Biden Administration.

What was the result of this meeting? Amazon caved. They began to implement ways of limiting the outreach of books that challenged the mainstream vaccine narrative and other books the White House might not like.

The White House was caught red-handed pressuring the world's largest bookseller to restrict the sale of books they consider in opposition to their narrative, and they have the gall to accuse conservatives of information suppression. This is just ONE of many actions committed by the Biden Administration that are more characteristic of a dictator than a president.

What can you do about it? Fortunately, you are not dependent on Amazon and its corrupted algorithm to help you find books. Every week right here on GlennBeck.com, we highlight books that Glenn is reading or talking about in our "Glenn's Bookshelf" series. Here you can find a wide selection of books free from Amazon's filters. Be sure to sign up for Glenn's newsletter to find out about new additions to "Glenn's Bookshelf" every week.

10 times Biden has acted like a DICTATOR

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The left-wing media's most recent tirade is accusing Trump of being a dictator. But, as Glenn said, "Everything they're accusing us of, they're doing."

Since day one, the Biden administration has overstepped the bounds placed on the executive branch set by the Constitution. In Glenn's most recent TV Special, he examined ten times Biden acted like a dictator, NOT a president. Here are 10 of Biden's Dictator Moves, and click HERE to get ALL of the research that went into this week's Glenn TV special:

5 ways to protect your First Amendment rights. Number 4 will surprise you.

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Every day it seems Glenn covers another story revealing how people across the world at all levels of power DESPISE the fact that YOU have rights, and they are actively trying to curtail them. Recently, there has been a string of attacks against the rights outlined in the First Amendment: the freedom of religion, the freedom of speech, the freedom of press, the freedom of assembly, and the freedom to petition.

As a refresher, the First Amendment reads as follows:

"Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances."

This is powerful stuff, there is a good reason the Founding Fathers made it the FIRST Amendment. It's also the reason why power-hungry elites are attacking it. These attacks are designed to control the way you think, speak, and believe, vote, what you read, and who holds your representatives responsible. The First Amendment is our strongest weapon against tyrants, and they know it.

So what can you do about it? Hope that some wig in Washinton will eventually do something? We know how well that works. The best thing to do is to stay active, engage in the issues you care about, and exercise your rights.

So where to start? Here are a few things YOU can do to protect your First Amendment rights:

Religion

The best way to flex your Freedom of Religion is to—you guessed it—practice your faith. Become an active member in your place of worship, go to scripture studies, invite your friends to that late afternoon event, and walk the life. This can impact the way you spend money as well. Shop the businesses and brands that share your values, and don't shop at the ones that scorn them. Keeping the community alive and healthy is the best way to ensure that generations to come will be able to experience the freedom you enjoy.

Speech

Much like religion, the best way to protect your freedom of speech is... to speak. Engage your friends and family in polite, civil conversation. Stand up for what you believe in, and make your case to your peers. Just remember to keep it friendly. No one ever won an argument by shouting down their opponent. The civil exchange of ideas is the cornerstone of our republic, and a dialogue where the participants are well-informed, considerate, compassionate, and open-minded can have permanent impacts on all involved.

Press

Freedom of the Press seems a little tricky at first. Unless you work for the media, what are you supposed to do? Quit your job and go work for the local newspaper? The good news is that exercising this right is not nearly that difficult. In fact, you are currently doing it. The best thing you can do is to read from outlets that produce informative content. Want to know what Glenn consumes to stay informed every day? Sign up for Glenn's Morning Brief newsletter to get all the stories Glenn gets sent to his desk every day sent straight to your inbox.

Assembly

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Freedom of assembly is one of the more impactful yet underutilized freedoms in the First Amendment. Peaceably assembling and protesting with like-minded individuals can hugely influence politicians and policies while simultaneously creating community and fellowship between attendees. It's understandable why more people don't turn out. We're all busy people with busy schedules, and flying out to D.C. for the weekend seems like a daunting task to many. Thankfully, you don't have to go out all the way to D.C. to make a difference. Gather some like-minded people in your town and bring awareness to issues that impact your community. Big change starts locally, and exercising your freedom to assemble can be the catalyst to lasting impact.

Petition

If you've been a long-time listener of Glenn, then you will have heard a few of his calls to action where he asks his audience to contact their representatives about a particular piece of policy. There is a good reason Glenn keeps on doing those: they work. Whether it's your local mayor or your senator, a call and an email go a long way. If you really want to make a change, convince your friends and family to reach out as well.