Glenn interviews Sarah Palin




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GLENN: Hello, America, and hello to Sarah Palin.

SARAH PALIN: Hello.

GLENN: Are you in Texas today, Governor?

SARAH PALIN: I am in a tiny little town in Texas, just loving this sunshine.

GLENN: Where

SARAH PALIN: And getting ready to get on an airplane in Dallas.

GLENN: Where are you what tiny little town?

SARAH PALIN: I hate to expose the name and have them be but no, it's Giddings, Texas. Just the sweetest people who are here and it's great for my family to get to be here just kind of chilling until the next event tonight.

GLENN: I was in Tyler, Texas last Saturday and gave a speech and they made me an honorary Texan, which I appreciated. I said when Rick Perry handed me the honorary Texan certificate, I asked him, I said, is there going to come a time where I'm going to need to use this as a passport?

SARAH PALIN: Oh, I'm in Tyler in a couple of weeks and I do love being in Texas and I always kind of kick off my events here by saying how much I appreciate Texas. The independence of the people who are here and the patriotism. And it's always great to be in Alaska's little sister state of Texas.

GLENN: Little sister state. They appreciate that.

SARAH PALIN: Yeah.

GLENN: I was I think you are at the same place that I was at a couple of weeks ago. It's amazing, Sarah, what is happening with this particular business owner. You know, he's bringing these conservative people in. The night before I was there, it was about 10:00 at night and they were doing a concert at this arena and there was ZZ Top. And he went into a bathroom or something and he tries to turn on the water and the water was off. And he went to his building manager and said, hey, what's with the water. Just then the health inspector comes in. The health inspector now, 10:00 at night in the middle of a ZZ Top concert. Health inspector comes in and says, we notice that your water is off. And he said, you noticed that our water is off? And she said, yes, absolutely. Can you show us where your water pump is? So he takes them around and shows them the water pump and she said, yeah, we notice that we noticed that these valves had been turned a couple of days ago. He said, excuse me? You noticed these valves a couple of days ago? She said, yeah, we're going to have to, we're going to have to shut you down and you are not going to be able to do anything else for the rest of the weekend.

Now, I was going to give my speech the next day. The next morning they called and said, you know, you are going to be in violation; you've got to cancel this. He said, what happens if I don't cancel? And they said, well, it's going to be a misdemeanor, it will be a $2,000 fine. He said, fine me. They shut them down on a Friday night and tried to keep them closed and he says he's convinced that it's because people like you are coming in, me, and he's holding conservatives. And he said, even in his little teeny town of Tyler, Texas, he's getting the regulation heat.

SARAH PALIN: Unbelievable. You know, along those lines, does it ever make you feel like you may need a food taster in front of you, Glenn?

GLENN: Yes. Yes, I do. Yes, I do. Sarah, I have to thank you for the Time 100. I didn't know that you were writing the thing on me and I it was wonderful. Thank you very much.

SARAH PALIN: It sure was wonderful, wasn't it? But the 200 word essay, it wasn't enough room there to talk about so many things that

GLENN: Oh, please.

SARAH PALIN: No, listen. That Americans would love to hear about. What I wanted to interject in there and didn't have the space to do so was to talk about some of your personal stuff that has shaped your thinking on political and cultural stuff because you have faced the challenges that so many Americans perhaps are facing today and you've overcome them and you have a healthy perspective then on what's going on in our world and you are able to have some right priorities and work hard for those priorities. I wish that there had been more room in that essay to talk a little bit about that, that a lot of Americans don't know.

GLENN: Well, I appreciate it. I mean, but I thank you for, you know, for what you wrote. Are you coming on Tuesday to the Time 100?

SARAH PALIN: It's my plan. Piper and I will be in New York. So our plan is to be there. What about you?

GLENN: Can we make sure that we're sitting at the same table? I don't I went last year. It is a nightmare!

SARAH PALIN: Well, how did you face them? Because you know that there will be criticism of, oh, yeah, she condemns the mainstream media and yet she shows up at one of the functions.

GLENN: Whatever, shut up.

SARAH PALIN: Hey, look who's I don't mind making a couple of people uncomfortable in the room if I'm there. That's fine, too.

GLENN: Yeah. You know what? They're going to say whatever they're going to say, whether we show up or we don't show up.

SARAH PALIN: Right.

GLENN: I just want to sit at the table last time I was sitting at the table, I don't even remember who I was sitting at the table with. Everybody at the table hated my guts and, you know, I think one of them was the head of Newsweek magazine, and I remember asking the question at the table, "You know you guys are all in love with all of this stuff. Has anybody, has anybody stopped to think what America looks like after all of these changes are put into place?" And nobody said anything at the table. And I could tell nobody had even thought of that. They were all looking at the individual pieces but they hadn't looked at the whole puzzle. And it made people uncomfortable and I enjoyed that for that moment.

SARAH PALIN: Sure.

GLENN: I'd like to double team them as well.

Let me just talk to you about this. Did you see the people that are on the list? Because you are on the leaders and I'm on the leaders of the most influential people in the world.

SARAH PALIN: No. I only knew about you.

GLENN: Well, you know and you, right?

SARAH PALIN: And me.

GLENN: Let me give you the list of people that's on this and tell me if you see a pattern. First there's Lula da Silva, president of Brazil, a guy who was on the original founding, one of the founding members of the Workers World Party. Then there's Barack Obama. Then there's Ron Bloom, organized labor and Marxist, a guy who says that he kind of agrees with Chairman Mao, that power comes from the barrel of a gun and that the free market is dead. Then there is the prime minister of Japan who is described in Time as a revolutionary, liberal Democratic Party, wants more power and transparency. His election was called Historic Change. He's also a management professor, which I think Woodrow Wilson was. Then there's Dominique Strauss Kahn from the IMF, head of the IMF. He was running for president of France in 2007 under the Socialist Party ticket. He lost and now he's at the IMF. Then there is Bo Xilai. I don't know how to say it, son of the Chinese Communist Party leader. Then there is Christine Lagarde, minister of finance from France. She's described as being very brave because you ready she's for global interdependence. Then there is the prime minister of Turkey, openly critical of Israel and part of the Justice and Development Party. Then there's Nancy Pelosi. Then there's the prime minister of Palestine. Then there is the guy who was working for Prudential and helped bring on AIG. He's on the commission for Africa and the African Progress Panel. Bob Geldof loves him. Then there's Sister Carol Keehan, she was fighting for healthcare and fighting for social justice. Then there's the Sheik of the UAE. Then a guy named Li, a Chinese billionaire who is helping build China. Then there's you, Scott Brown, me, somebody in Atlanta who I have to meet. I have not met her. Hopefully she's going to be at this thing. We'll have maybe we can get her to sit at the table. She is the, one of the first people on the Tea Party movement and she also was the leader of the 9/12 project in Atlanta. John Kyle oh, her name is Jenny Beth Martin. And then Stanley McChrystal and you.

SARAH PALIN: Hmmm. What kind of company are we keeping there, Glenn?

GLENN: Isn't that amazing? Isn't that amazing? It is I mean, we see I look at this list and you can see. There are lines being drawn. It is Marxists, globalists, communists, and us.

SARAH PALIN: And some pieces of raw meat being thrown into the mix is what it sounds like. It's pretty fascinating and, no, I haven't known, you know, kind of what their criteria was for selecting these names.

GLENN: Well, I was surprised that you and I made it. You know, somebody I know that was in the room when they did the Time Man of the Year. Your name and my name was brought up I think by Giuliani and Gayle King and the others in the room said, oh, please. Gayle King said, don't make me vomit. So I mean, we were thrown out immediately and so were the Tea Parties, didn't even make it into the year end review.

SARAH PALIN: You know what this is going to allow us to do, Glenn, is just express further how much we love America and the opportunities that we have here, and it will be just the antithesis of so many of the statements and representations of all those other people that you just named off when we will be able to have kind of a platform then to even greater than you already have that allows us to remind Americans that we live the life that most people on the grove would never even be able to dream of and yet too many Americans find ourselves just taking for granted the American life that our founding fathers worked so hard to create. I'm looking at this as an opportunity to remind Americans of our exceptionalism that we need to re embrace and get back to and even in spite of the odd, odd characters that are included on this list with us. I'm going to capitalize on it and I'm going to do all that I can in kind of perpetuating what our message is reminding Americans of how fortunate we are.

GLENN: Sarah, we'll talk to you we'll see you Tuesday.

SARAH PALIN: That sounds wonderful.

GLENN: Thanks a lot. Talk to you again.

SARAH PALIN: Thank you.

On the Basis of Sex. I'm going to go out on a limb here and guess that you probably didn't expect those five words to come out of me this morning. No, that's not my version of a clickbait headline to get you to pay attention — although that probably just happened — but this is the title to the new movie based on the life of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.

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Progressives and liberals have been hovering over YouTube like a pack of rabid wolves, anxiously awaiting the first trailer to drop. And — three days — they got their wish. Something in the last few seconds caught my ear. Watch:

Now my first thought after hearing that went something like this: The word "freedom" is literally the fifth frigging word in the first sentence of the First Amendment. It shows up for the second time just two sentences later. How do you screw that up? I always assumed that liberal Hollywood movie makers had never really read the Constitution, but this is just sad.

But my second thought was that maybe they don't consider the Bill of Rights actually part of the Constitution. However, according to the National Constitution Center, the Bill of Rights officially became part of the Constitution — not a separate document — when it was ratified in 1791. This is rather easy to fact check, so there's really no excuse here.

But then I had another thought. Either liberal Hollywood forgot that the Constitution changed in 1791, or they actually prefer the vaguer pre-1791 version of the Constitution where God-given rights can be excluded if the state so pleases. Think about it. The Bill of Rights is the single greatest roadblock to the radical Left's "progress." Do you hate the fact that private gun ownership encourages self reliance and personal freedom? Do you also hate the fact that dissenting views, opinions and speech can't be silenced and crushed? Then the Bill of Rights is a clear and present danger to your agenda. It's enemy number one.

The new Left that is radically moving toward the extreme absolutely abhors the year 1791.

You see, the new Left that is radically moving further toward the extreme absolutely abhors the year 1791. They wish it never happened. The Bill of Rights is a constant reminder that some FREEDOMS can't be given by the government, they're granted by GOD. And that thought — you being aware of that — scares the hell out of them.

Now, it's possible I thought too much into this. It's also possible the screen writer made a simple mistake and thought Ruth Bader Ginsburg was actually born before 1791, figuring it would be a nice tip of the hat to her longevity. I can actually see how you could make that mistake. But it's also possible that this is a sign of the times we live in.

The Bill of Rights is under attack, maybe more now than ever. It's never been more important to let the Constitution of 1791 be our guide, true north and lighthouse.

UPDATE: Here's how the discussion went on radio. Watch the video below.

How did this slip by?

The Left has been foaming at the mouth waiting for this movie to drop and when the trailer finally hit the interwebs, it ended with an embarrassing factual error about the Constitution.

What will happen when the Titan kneels?

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You can tell that the NFL season is approaching because you can hear the whining from highly-paid athletes as they prepare their kneepads for some kneeling.

In May, the NFL instated a policy that penalizes players who take a knee during the national anthem.

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"A club will be fined by the League if its personnel are on the field and do not stand and show respect for the flag and the Anthem," the statement said. "The Commissioner will impose appropriate discipline on league personnel who do not stand and show respect for the flag and the Anthem."

Tennessee Titan's defensive end Jurrell Casey has decided that he will continue his whining and kneeling.

"I'm going to take my fine," Casey said in an interview. "It is what it is, I ain't going to let them stop me from doing what I want to do. If they want to have these battles between players and organizations, this is the way it's going to be."

Maybe Casey can find work elsewhere. I hear that Universities love to hire self-righteous ranting lunatics.

He added that "At the end of the day, we got to do a job, but I will continue to use my platform to keep on speaking up."

Yes, he does have a job to do. And that job is playing football. His bosses have made it clear that political activism is not part of the job. Who knows, maybe Casey can find work elsewhere. I hear that Universities love to hire self-righteous ranting lunatics. There's also Starbucks. They need a self-righteous CEO.

All anyone can talk about right now is Russia and collusion, and for good reason. Special Counsel Robert Mueller just indicted 12 Russian intelligence officers for cyber attacks and the hacking of cyber-systems in energy, nuclear, water, and manufacturing sectors which you can read about here.

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The Trump-Russia scandal, in a word, is maniacal. There are many moving parts that are very hard to solve — or simply don't want to be solved. All of these are "mysteries wrapped in an enigma," asserted Glenn on Wednesday's episode of "The Glenn Beck Radio Program."



From the curious case of Imran Awan to the hacking of DNC servers to "Russian" meddling in elections via social media, all of these deserve scrutiny.

On today's episode, Glenn examined seven scandals that make up the Russia connection:

  1. Russian operatives who used social media to divide Americans during the 2016 election.
  2. The meeting at Trump Tower between Donald Trump Jr., Jared Kushner, Paul Manafort, and Russian lawyer Natalia Veselnitskaya.
  3. The Fusion GPS Dossier funded by the Clinton campaign and the Democratic National Committee.
  4. Voter fraud in Illinois.
  5. Hillary Clinton's emails.
  6. Imran Awan. Awan was an IT staffer for Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives who was part of a federal investigation and was arrested on bank fraud charges.
  7. Lastly, the 2016 DNC email leaks.

For the entire explanation, tune into the podcast below:


This article provided courtesy of TheBlaze.

When it comes to Donald Trump, Glenn Beck argues that there are three tribes that categorize the way people examine him regarding his foreign and domestic policy.

Tribe one is the #Resistance. They are the ones who believe that everything President Trump does is bad. They're also the ones who call for impeachment and who label President Trump a "treasonous traitor" even before a summit with a foreign leader takes place.

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Those, according to Glenn's analysis, include groups like Think Progress, who published an article suggesting that women's rights would be rolled back if the President's SCOTUS nominee is confirmed by the Senate. This tribe also includes progressive talking heads and far Left publications and politicians like The New York Times and Hillary Clinton.

Tribe two are those who defend the President and his actions at all costs. He can do no wrong. These are the people who deny the President's mistakes. They believe the President is a master chess player and everyone else is a pawn in Trump's game.

Both who operate in tribes one and two maintain a "win at all costs" mentality. They don't care what happens as long as their side wins. Glenn calls this a "cult of personality madness."

Tribe three are those who are "free thinkers." These people question the President with boldness and aim for intellectual honesty when evaluating the President's policies and behavior.

Glenn believes tribe one and tribe two are smaller than tribe three.

So, what do all these tribes have to do with Trump and the Russians? Find out in the clip below.

Where do you fall when it comes to Trump and Russia?

When it comes to Donald Trump, Glenn argues that there are three tribes that categorize the way people examine him regarding his foreign and domestic policy.


This article provided courtesy of TheBlaze.