Glenn Beck: The Barack Obama test


The Audacity of Deceit: Barack Obama's War on American Values

By Brad O'Leary

GLENN: Well, Brad O'Leary has got a book out, The Audacity of Deceit. And he's got an interesting section in here on the Barack Obama test, and he's taken the poll numbers explain how this works, Brad.

O'LEARY: Well, I took first I wrote the book about issues as opposed to his personal proclivities and I took the poll numbers that are out there from Gallup, Harris, Zogby, anyone, on statements he'd made publicly or things he put in his poll or votes he'd taken to see what the American public thought about the issues, and the book is based upon that, Second Amendment, spending, healthcare, taxes, social issues, energy, you name it.

GLENN: I mean, let's look at let's start with energy and taxes. Presently 85% of American energy comes from fossil fuels while 7% comes from alternative energy sources. Do you support or oppose increasing taxes on fossil fuels in an effort to force our nation to increase its reliance on alternative or renewable energy sources and reduce environmental pollution, even if doing so would mean that there would be times or that laws are eventually passed I'm sorry, that the costs are eventually passed on to the consumer. Obama's position is he supports the tax on increase on fossil fuels. 35% of all Americans say they are in his category. 60% oppose a tax increase on fossil fuels.

O'LEARY: Correct. And that's what we did was all of the questions out there, all of his positions, and we also have a website called the BarackObamatest.com and I might say the website in ten days has almost had 200,000 hits.

GLENN: Okay.

O'LEARY: And they tell me it could go close to a million in the next ten days. It's I did this for my kids and my grandkids, wrote the book for them, created the site for them and their friends and created the site as something friendly where a young person could spend five minutes of their time and get an overview of where Obama stood and if they were interested in more, they could buy the book because it's the only book out there written by a Republican on the issues.

GLENN: All right. So let's see here. Should the U.S. begin drilling for oil 50 miles off our shores? All Americans say yes. 68.1%. Obama's position, no, 23.4.

O'LEARY: And as you can see, Glenn, a lot of people know what his position is because he's been clear about it.

GLENN: But I guess what you're trying to show here is and because, what was it, Stu, 5% of people believe that Barack Obama is a conservative?

O'LEARY: Yes.

GLENN: 5 these people, 5%, we need to thin out the herd. 5% think they the guy is the most liberal guy in the Senate.

O'LEARY: Yes, that's true. But people my kids and my grandkids who were thinking of voting for him were voting for him because he was good looking, articulate and he was going to bring about change. They didn't know a single thing about what he stood for. And if you ask the majority of Americans in polls, can you tell us three things that Obama stands for, they can't tell you.

GLENN: Well, hope and change. I can't think of a third one. But okay, so the book is the Audacity of Deceit and it's in bookstores everywhere. And the website is

O'LEARY: The website is BarackObamatest.com and it is on bookstores. On Amazon we just passed Michael Moore.

GLENN: That's a hard one to get around.

O'LEARY: I can go to bed at night knowing I'm ahead of Michael Moore, I'm a happy camper. It's number 4 on Amazon. And everyone says it's a fun read. And I tried to create it for my kids and grandkids so they would read it.

GLENN: Okay. The Audacity of Deceit by Brad O'Leary. Brad, thanks, man. Appreciate it.

O'LEARY: Thank you.

GLENN: You bet. Bye bye.

You know, here's a really interesting one that he has here. How much should someone pay who wins a million dollars in the lottery pay federal income tax? How much in federal income tax should you pay if you win a million dollars? So you're a millionaire, you're rich, got a million dollars. How much? 35% or less, more than 35%, or not sure? Obama's position is more than 35%. All Americans, less than 35%, almost 70% of Americans say that. Now, my question is that's money you never even worked for and you say less than 35%. How about all those people who have been working their brains out for a million dollars?

Eric Weinstein, managing director of investment firm Thiel Capital and host of "The Portal" podcast, is not a conservative, but he says conservative and center-right-affiliated media are the only ones who will still allow oppositional voices.

On "The Glenn Beck Podcast" this week, Eric told Glenn that the center-left media, which "controls the official version of events for the country," once welcomed him, but that all changed about eight years ago when they started avoiding any kind of criticism by branding those who disagree with them as "alt-right, far-right, neo-Nazi, etc.," even if they are coming from the left side of the aisle. But their efforts to discredit critical opinions don't stop there. According to Eric, there is a strategy being employed to destroy our national culture and make sure Americans with opposing views do not come together.

"We're trifling with the disillusionment of our national culture. And our national culture is what animates the country. If we lose the culture, the documents will not save us," Eric said. "I have a very strongly strategic perspective, which is that you save things up for an emergency. Well, we're there now."

In the clip below, Eric explains why, after many requests over the last few years, he finally agreed to this podcast.

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Glenn Beck: Why MLK's pledge of NONVIOLENCE is the key to saving America

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Listen to the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s pledge of nonviolence and really let it sink in: "Remember always that the nonviolent movement seeks justice and reconciliation — not victory."

On the radio program, Glenn Beck shared King's "ten commandments" of nonviolence and the meaning behind the powerful words you may never have noticed before.

"People will say nonviolent resistance is a method of cowards. It is not. It takes more courage to stand there when people are threatening you," Glenn said. "You're not necessarily the one who is going to win. You may lose. But you are standing up with courage for the ideas that you espouse. And the minute you engage in the kind of activity that the other side is engaging in, you discredit the movement. You discredit everything we believe in."

Take MLK's words to heart, America. We must stand with courage, nonviolently, with love for all, and strive for peace and rule of law, not "winning."

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Conservatives are between a rock and a hard place with Section 230 and Big Tech censorship. We don't want more government regulation, but have we moved beyond the ability of Section 230 reforms to rein in Big Tech's rising power?

Rachel Bovard, Conservative Partnership Institute's senior director of policy, joined the Glenn Beck radio program to give her thoughts and propose a possibly bipartisan alternative: enforcing our existing antitrust laws.

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Dan Bongino, host of The Dan Bongino Show, is an investor in Parler — the social media platform that actually believes in free speech. Parler was attacked by Big Tech — namely Amazon, Apple, and Google — earlier this week, but Bongino says the company isn't giving up without a fight. In fact, he says, he's willing to go bankrupt over this one.

Dan joined Glenn Beck on the radio program to detail what he calls a "smear" campaign behind the scenes, and how he believes we can move forward from Big Tech's control.

"You have no idea how bad this was behind the scenes," Dan told Glenn. "I know you're probably thinking ... well, how much worse can the attack on Parler have gotten than three trillion-dollar companies — Amazon, Apple, and Google — all seemingly coordinated to remove your business from the face of the Earth? Well, behind the scenes, it's even worse. I mean, there are smear campaigns, pressure campaigns ... lawyers, bankers, everyone, to get this company ... wiped from the face of the earth. It's incredible."

Dan emphasized that he would not give up without a fight, because what's he's really fighting for is the right to free speech for all Americans, regardless of their political opinions, without fear of being banned, blacklisted, or losing jobs and businesses.

"I will go bankrupt. I will go absolutely destitute before I let this go," he said. "I have had some very scary moments in my life and they put horse blinders on me. I know what matters now. It's not money. It's not houses. It's none of that crap. It's this: the ability to exist in a free country, where you can express your ideas freely."

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