'Crumbs'? Debbie Wasserman Schultz, Nancy Pelosi Rip $1,000 Bonuses

Would $1,000 make a difference in your life?

Most of America would probably say yes, but Democratic leaders are claiming that bonuses of as much as $1,000 are still just a “crumb” that won’t go far.

On today’s show, Glenn and Stu listened to some startling quotes from former Democratic Party chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz, criticizing the GOP tax reform bill.

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi has also slammed the bonuses corporations are giving to their employees after the tax bill passed, calling them “crumbs” compared to what the “fat cats” get.

“Frankly, if you look at the bonuses, which I haven’t heard of a corporate bonus more than $1,000 so far,” Wasserman Schultz said. “Which by the way is taxed, so it’s not $1,000. … I’m not sure that $1,000 (which is taxed, taxable) goes very far for almost anyone.”

So … is she also saying the government taxes every day Americans too much? What a concept.

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GLENN: So let's go to Nancy Pelosi on how meaningless trickle-down economics really is, when your company gives you a bonus of $1,000 or a raise. Here's Nancy Pelosi.

VOICE: In a way where everyone benefits.

STU: Deeper voice than I thought.

NANCY: So here's the thing, there's a cartoon that I just love. There's a middle -- a little mousetrap. So a little piece of cheese on there. And there's a mouse. That's called the middle class. And they give you this little crumb. And around it, there's fat cats. They look more like elephants, but anyway, around there. And that's the thing. We get this little thing, and we get this big bonanza. You get the crumb, we get the banquet.

GLENN: So you get the -- so there's fat cats surrounding this little mousetrap, and they've just put a little crumb. But they're going to eat you. They get the bonanza. Is that the way you view 1,000-dollar bonus?

STU: If you were to get $1,000 right now, what does that mean to you? Is it meaningless? Is it a crumb? Is it nothing?

GLENN: Can I tell you something?

STU: Is it too small to make a difference for anyone, as Debbie Wasserman Schultz said.

GLENN: Can I tell you something? I have a truck here that I drive every day. And it is really bouncy. Because I don't put stuff in the back. You know, I drive it to and from work most of the time.

STU: Because you're a poser, right?

GLENN: I'm a poser. You're in Texas. So, anyway --

STU: You have a truck, but you don't use it as a truck. you're posing as if you're a Texan, when you're not is basically what you were saying.

GLENN: I didn't say I was a Texan. I said I lived --

STU: People have to view you as if you would have a truck, though you don't use it as a truck. So therefore you're posing as someone who actually needs a truck. And that was just all admitted to by you.

GLENN: I like trucks. I have a farm where I use trucks, just not this one here. This one, when it's, you know, a few years old will go to the farm and just get destroyed. So I have a truck.

Can I move on?

STU: Yeah.

GLENN: All right. So it's really -- the suspension on it is a truck.

STU: It's not built to be a luxury car.

GLENN: Correct. So for $2,000, they said, you can -- you know, most people here, they just have the suspension change. You know, and that way it rides a little softer.

I -- I turn down the suspension, because it's $2,000 to make my ride a little smoother. I can handle it. $2,000.

STU: That's a lot of money.

GLENN: That's a lot of money.

STU: For really anybody.

GLENN: Yes.

STU: You know, you can go on a vacation. You can -- you can -- I mean, we were just talking about the washing machines I think it was last hour. You know, that's a washing machine, right? It's a big deal. $1,000 is a lot of money.

GLENN: A really big deal.

STU: Yeah. It's a Christmas. You know, for your kids. If you have a bunch of kids, it's a whole Christmas. It's a big deal.

GLENN: Not to Democrats. They think it's a crumb. They think it's a scam. And especially after the government takes taxes out of that bonus. That's their freaking quote.

Time after time, Americans have taken to the streets to defend our constitutional rights, whether it was our livelihood at stake -- or our lives. But, what was the point of all the civil rights movements that came before, if we're about to let the government take our rights away now?

On his Wednesday night special, Glenn Beck argued that Americans are tired of having our rights trampled by "tyrannical" leaders from state and local governments who are ignoring our unalienable rights during this pandemic.

"Our nanny state has gone too far. The men and women in office -- the ones closest to our communities, our towns, our cities -- are now taking advantage of our fear," Glenn said. "Like our brothers and sisters of the past, we need to start making the decisions that will put our destiny, and our children's destiny, back into our hands."

It took less than two months of the coronavirus tyranny to make America unrecognizable, but some Americans are fighting back, risking losing their jobs and businesses or even jail time, as they battle to take back our civil rights.

Here are just a few of their stories:

After New Jersey's Atilis Gym reopened in defiance of the governor's executive order, the Department of Health shut them down for "posing a threat to the public health." Co-owner Ian Smith says somebody sabotaged the gym's toilets with enire rolls of paper to create the public health "threat."

Oregon Salon owner, Lindsey Graham, was fined $14 thousand for reopening. She said she was visited by numerous government organizations, including Child Protective Services, in what she believes are bullying tactics straight from the governor's office.

77-year-old Michigan barber, Karl Manke, refused to close his shop even when facing arrest. "I couldn't go another 30 days without an income," he said. But when local police refused to arrest him, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer's (D) office suspending his business license instead.

Port of Seattle police officer Greg Anderson was suspended after he spoke out against enforcing what he called "tyrannical orders" imposed amid coronavirus lockdowns.

Kentucky mother-of-seven, Mary Sabbatino, found herself under investigation for alleged child abuse after breaking social distancing rules at a bank. After a social worker from child protective services determined there was no sign of abuse, he still sought to investigate why the Sabbatino's are homeschooling, and how they can give "adequate attention to that many children."

Dallas salon owner Shelley Luther was sentenced to seven days in jail after she defied the state-mandated stay-at-home orders to reopen her business.

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It took less than two months of the coronavirus tyranny to make America unrecognizable. Leaders from state and local governments across the U.S. have flattened the curve of some of our most basic constitutional rights, but some Americans are fighting back — and risking jail time or losing their businesses.

On Wednesday night's GBTV special, Glenn Beck argued that we're witnessing the birth of a new civil rights movement — and it's time to build a coalition of common sense to keep America as we know it free.

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On the radio program Thursday, Glenn Beck sat down with chief researcher Jason Buttrill to go over two bombshell developments that have recently come to light regarding former Vice President Joe Biden's role in the 2016 dismissal of Ukrainian Prosecutor General Viktor Shokin.

"Wow! Two huge stories dropped within about 24 hours of each other," Jason began. He went on to explain that a court ruling in Ukraine has just prompted an "actual criminal investigation against Joe Biden in Ukraine."

This stunning development coincided with the release of leaked phone conversations, which took place in late 2015 and early 2016, allegedly among then-Vice President Biden, Secretary of State John Kerry, and Ukraine's former President Petro Poroshenko.

One of the audiotapes seems to confirm allegations of a quid pro quo between Biden and Poroshenko, with the later admitting that he asked Shokin to resign despite having no evidence of him "doing anything wrong" in exchange for a $1 billion loan guarantee.

"Poroshenko said, 'despite the fact that we didn't have any corruption charges on [Shokin], and we don't have any information about him doing something wrong, I asked him to resign,'" Jason explained. "But none of the Western media is pointing this out."

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A recently declassified email, written by former National Security Adviser Susan Rice and sent herself on the day of President Donald Trump's inauguration, reveals the players involved in the origins of the Trump-Russia probe and "unmasking" of then-incoming National Security Adviser, Gen. Michael Flynn.

Rice's email details a meeting in the Oval Office on Jan 5, 2017, which included herself, former FBI Director James Comey, former Deputy Attorney General Sally Yates, former Vice President Joe Biden, and former President Barack Obama. Acting Director of National Intelligence, Richard Grenell, fully declassified the email recently amid President Trump's repeated references to "Obamagate" and claims that Obama "used his last weeks in office to target incoming officials and sabotage the new administration."

On Glenn Beck's Wednesday night special, Glenn broke down the details of Rice's email and discussed what they reveal about the Obama administration officials involved in the Russia investigation's origins.

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