Glenn interviews Newt Gingrich




To Save America: Stopping Obama's Secular-Socialist Machine


By Newt Gingrich

GLENN: I was at the NRA meeting this last weekend and Newt Gingrich spoke and I spoke, and he got a very, very warm reception and now he's getting a very, very warm greeting from all of the press who, you know, think he's a crazy man and so very — we're all so very, very dangerous now. Really? I would think the people who all worship Mao would be dangerous in America but apparently not.

Newt is with us. He has a new book. It's being released today, To Save America: Stopping Obama's Secular Socialist Machine. Newt, how are you, sir?

GINGRICH: I'm doing great and it was fun to be with you and I notice you got a wild reception. People were thrilled when you were there in Charlotte Saturday night.

GLENN: Well, you know, we were among friends. I was just surprised that it wasn't a DOJ sting operation where they barred all the doors and gassed us all.

GINGRICH: Are you suggesting to me that you didn't think you'd get the same screaming chanting, applauding reaction from the New York Times editorial?

GLENN: I'm going to go out on a limb on that one. Yeah. You know, it's amazing, Newt, to me that these things are going on in our country right now. And these aren't — this is so far beyond. I'm getting heat today because I said these aren't Democrats; these are Marxist revolutionaries. The things that are happening to our country, the fundamental transformation that's taking place, and nobody in the media's covering it. Nobody.

GINGRICH: Well, the reason I wrote To Save America and by the way, a free chapter is available at Newt.org for our listeners. If you want to go to Newt.org, they can download a free chapter. The reason I wrote it, and I say at the beginning this is not a book I thought I'd ever write. I mean, I thought after Reagan defeated the Soviet empire and tax cuts led to economic growth and believing in America led to the most dramatic period of positive progress, I really underestimated the depth of the Marxist, secular, socialist mindset in the academy and in the bureaucracy and in judgeships and in the newsrooms. And you are exactly right. The goal that the Obama team has is to fundamentally replace the historic America of self reliance, independence, the work ethic, the people who go out and achieve because they spend their lifetime doing the right things and they want to replace it with a politician dominated redistributionist bureaucracy which in the essence would mean the end of the America as it has been for the last 400 years. And I think what you have to recognize and what you are experiencing in your own show and in talking to people is the other side is not neutral. The other side is deeply, deeply, passionately opposed to us. And so if we stand up for the work ethic against redistribution, they are going to attack us. If we stand up for the right of Americans to be proud of America, they are going to say we're somehow, you know, out of touch with the need to be sensitive to all of our enemies.



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GLENN: But how much, how many people in America really, truly understand what's going on and are for it?

GINGRICH: I think a very small percent. And I think, by the way — and your show, as I mentioned to you in Charlotte, your shows have had a real impact on educating people, and everywhere I go for American Solutions where we have meetings, for example, with tea party leaders, a number of people who are studying the Constitution, who are trying to understand the founding fathers, people who watch your show regularly almost as though it was a seminar. There's a deep growing feeling. And I wrote To Save America to be an educational part of that experience, to say to people this is a secular socialist machine. They are dedicated to fundamentally changing your country and they don't care what you think about it. I mean, 58% of the country opposed ObamaCare, so they rammed it through. The country was opposed to passing a stimulus without anybody having read it, so they rammed it through. If you watch Obama's entire approach to things, it is to relentlessly attack others while getting his own way in a series of closed door deals.

GLENN: You know, I was in — on Saturday morning I did the commencement speech at Liberty University and then flew out to do the NRA speech and in both of those speeches I talked about religion and I said, you know, religion is under attack, and it's because our religion, our faith doesn't stand for anything anymore. You know, very few churches are actually standing up and talking right now like George Whitefield and are saying individual rights. And this social justice, socialist, Marxist poison that has been spooned into our churches is astounding and people are just beginning to wake up. I saw this report today: Obama's faith based program. The president council envisions a partnership between government and religious institutions. A prominent leadership role for religion in influencing policy, education and action in those areas. The council hopes the new EPA faith office will help churches and other nonprofits improve access to financing. I mean, this is — I mean, Newt, what do you even call this?

GINGRICH: Well, look. I think it's very dangerous. You know, Callista and I did two movies: Rediscovering God and America, and Nine Days that Changed the World that really communicate the centrality of religious faith in that freedom comes from faith and is based on faith and that no government has the right to get between God and you as an individual. You have every right or part of your basic humanness is your right to approach God on your terms. And I think churches have to be very, very careful. We had a Democratic candidate for the U.S. Senate in Massachusetts say that if you are a Catholic, maybe you shouldn't work in emergency rooms because she disagreed with their position on abortion. You had people who have — who are on the left who have said basically that you can't have religious beliefs if they conflict with their identity politics. In fact, Obama appointed a nominee to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission who literally said that and so I think people who are truly of faith have to understand. There's a perennial tension in Nine Days that Changed the World which is a story of John Paul II going to Poland in 1979 and spending nine days rearousing the Polish people. His whole point is that there is a perennial tension between the secular state which wants to control you, define you and limit your future, and your right by going to God to have an open ended future of faith that defines who you are. And, of course, our Declaration of Independence as you know and have talked about so often says we are endowed by our Creator with certain inalienable rights. We're the only society in history that says power comes from God directly to every one of our listeners as a citizen and then we who are sovereign loan power to the state. The opposite of the Obama model.

GLENN: So what do people do, Newt? What should people — give me the top three things, action points.

GINGRICH: Well, the first thing they ought to do is everybody who's listening ought to call anybody they know in Western Pennsylvania today and remind them to vote for Tim Burns tomorrow in that special election because it's a very, very important election. I think there's a real chance to pick up a seat and to send a powerful signal. Similarly anybody who's listening to us and who has friends in Hawaii make sure they contact their friends to vote for Charles Djou who is in a special election for a Democratic seat. If we win both Pennsylvania and Hawaii, that will be a devastating signal to the left how much trouble they are in.

GLENN: But I don't think they care.

GINGRICH: Well, they care, they care in this sense. In the end Jefferson was right. Every generation has the right to have its own revolution and we've created a model that enables you to have that revolution. The left happened to win in '06 and '08 and I think they have grossly misunderstood the country. Now the American people get to take power back. And I think one of the signals of Senator Bennett getting defeated in Utah, one of the signals you see with the Mollohan losing in West Virginia, they don't care if they lose 20 seats, but they care a lot if they lose control of the House. They don't care if they lose two senators. They care a lot if they lose control of the Senate. And I think if the American people feel as you and I do, they are going to go out, they are going to mobilize and we are going to take back our country.

GLENN: Now —

GINGRICH: And that will be a big difference.

GLENN: Do you think the Republicans actually get it yet?

GINGRICH: I don't think they get it yet but I think they are getting closer to getting it and I think frankly — I meet with tea party people everywhere I go for American Solutions. I think that the pressure from back home is moving the whole system, but I think you have to, you have to defeat the Democrats and then you have to keep, hold the Republicans' feet to the fire. Reagan had the right to allow, used to say trust but verify. I don't think you ought to elect the Republicans and turn your back and relax. I think we have maybe ten years of continuous challenges and continuous conflict. I really think Chris Christie in many ways is a model of the future.

GLENN: Oh, he's great.

GINGRICH: Is showing such enormous courage in New Jersey.

GLENN: I love that guy. I love that guy. Makes me want to eat cupcakes all the time. Because I mean, you know, it's like he doesn't care. And I'm like, I'm with you, brother, solidarity, let's have cake.

Newt, the name of the book is To Save America. Is it really your 21st book?

GINGRICH: Yeah, it really is.

GLENN: Holy cow. Slow down.

GINGRICH: Plugging away.

GLENN: To Save America: Stopping Obama's Secular Socialist Machine. It comes out today, available in bookstores everywhere. Thanks, Newt.

GINGRICH: Thanks. Good to be with you.

GLENN: You bet. Bye bye.

For the first time in the history of "The Glenn Beck Program," former President Donald Trump joined Glenn to give his take on America's direction under President Joe Biden compared to his own administration. He explained why Biden's horrific Afghanistan withdrawal was "not even a little bit" like his plan, and why he thinks it was "the most embarrassing event in the history of our country."

Plus, the former president gave his opinion on China's potential takeover of Bagram Air Base, the Pakistani Prime Minister, and Gen. Mark A. Milley, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.

Glenn asked President Trump how similar the Biden administration's withdrawal from Afghanistan was to his administration's plan.

"Not even a little bit," Trump answered. "We had a great plan, but it was a very tenuous plan. It was based on many conditions. For instance, you can't kill American soldiers. ... You have to understand, I did want to get out. But I wanted to get out with dignity, and I wanted to take our equipment out. And I didn't want soldiers killed. ... What [Biden] did was just indefensible. He took the military out first and he left all the people. And then we became beggars to get the people out. I had a plan to get them out very quickly. But first, the Americans would go out."

Trump told Glenn that his plan included maintaining Bagram Air Base and explained why he would not have left "a single nail" behind in Afghanistan for the Taliban to seize.

"We were going to keep Bagram open," he explained. "We were never going to close that because, frankly, Bagram is more about China than it is about Afghanistan. It was practically on the other border of China. And now we've lost that. And you know who is taking it over? China is taking it over. We spend $10 billion to build that base. It's got the longest, most powerful runways in the world. And China has now got its representatives there and it looks like they'll take it over. Glenn, it's not believable what's happened. You know, they have Apache helicopters. These are really expensive weapons, and they have 28 of them. And they're brand-new. The latest model."

Glenn mentioned recent reports that Gen. Milley, America's top military officer, made "secret phone calls" to his counterpart in China while President Trump was in office.

"I learned early on that he was a dope," Trump said of Gen. Milley. "He made a statement to me — and I guarantee that's what happened to Biden — because I said, 'We're getting out of Afghanistan. We have to do it.' And I said, 'I want every nail. I want every screw. I want every bolt. I want every plane. I want every tank. I want it all out, down to the nails, screws, bolts ... I want every single thing. And he said, 'Sir, it's cheaper to leave it than it is to bring it.'

"The airplane might have cost $40 million, $50 million ... millions and millions of dollars. So, you think it's cheaper to leave it than to have 200 pilots fly over and fly all the equipment out? ... I said, you've got to be nuts. I mean, give me a tank of gas and a pilot and I just picked up a $40 million-dollar airplane. It was amazing. So, I learned early that this guy is a dope. But what he did, is he hurt our country ... and he shouldn't have been allowed to do it. And bad things should happen to him."

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In a shocking but underreported conversation ahead of the G7 Speakers' meeting in London last week, Democratic House Speaker Nancy Pelosi admitted that the administration knows China is committing "genocide" against the Uyghurs in the Xinjiang region, but thinks working with the regime on climate change is more important.

On the radio program, an outraged Glenn Beck dissected Pelosi's speech and broke down how — along with the Biden administration's abandonment of Americans in Afghanistan, and the Democrat decision to follow measures of medical "equity" — the far left is revealing how little they really care about human life.

Glenn played a video clip of Pelosi making the following statement:

We've always felt connected to China, but with their military aggression in the South China Sea, with their continuation of genocide with the Uyghurs in Xinjiang province there, with their violation of the cultural, linguistic, religious priority of Tibet, with their suppression of democracy in Hong Kong and other parts of China, as well – they're just getting worse in terms of suppression, and freedom of speech. So, human rights, security, economically [sic].

Having said all of that ... we have to work together on climate. Climate is an overriding issue and China is the leading emitter in the world, the U.S. too and developed world too, but we must work together.

"We have Nancy Pelosi admitting the United States of America knows that they're not only committing [genocide], they're continuing to commit it. Which means, we've known for a while," Glenn noted. "And what does she say? She goes on to say, yes, they're committing genocide against the Uyghurs, but having said that, I'm quoting, 'the overriding issue,' is working together on climate change.

"Would we have worked with Hitler on climate change? Would we have worked with Hitler on developing the bomb? Would we have worked with Hitler on developing the Autobahn? Would we have worked with Hitler on his socialized medicine? Would we have worked with Hitler on any of his national, socialist ideas?" he asked.

"The answer is no. No. When you're committing genocide, no! She said 'we have to work together on climate,' because climate is the 'overriding issue.' The overriding issue? There is no way to describe this mindset. That, yes, they are killing an entire group of people because of their ethnicity or religion. They are systematically rounding them up, using them for slave labor, and killing them, using their organs and selling them on the open market. They are nothing more than cattle. For us to recognize it and do nothing about it is bad enough. But to say, 'we recognize it, but we have bigger things to talk to them about,' is a horror show."

Glenn went on to urge Americans to "stand up together in love, peace, and harmony," or risk watching our nation become the worst plague on human life yet.

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The fall of Lehman Brothers in 2008 marked the largest bankruptcy filing in U.S. history and economic collapse was felt throughout the world. But now China's own version of Lehman Brothers, Evergrande, is teetering closer and closer to that edge, too. On the radio program Thursday, Glenn Beck gave the latest update and predicted how it will affect Asian markets and what it could mean for America's economy.

Glenn explained why he believes a major collapse that is happening now in China will have a cascading effect into a "controlled collapse," a managed decline that will dramatically change America's economy and the way we all live.

"You will not recognize your lifestyle. Hear me," Glenn warned. "And that's not a right-left thing. That's a right-wrong thing. We're on the wrong track. I'm telling you now, there's new information and you are not going to recognize the American lifestyle. ... It could happen tomorrow. It could happen in five years from now, but it will happen. We are headed for a very different country. One where you don't have the rights that you have. And you certainly don't have the economic privileges that Americans are used to."

"The same thing that happened in 2008 is now happening in China," Glenn continued. "This time, it's going to take everything down. When it collapses, it will take everything down."

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Justin Haskins, editorial director of the Heartland Institute, joined Glenn Beck on the radio program to expose a shocking conversation between two Great Reset proponents — Klaus Schwab, chairman of the World Economic Forum, and Christine Lagarde, president of the European Central Bank (Europe's equivalent to the Fed).

The way Schwab and Lagarde discuss the role central banks should play in establishing societal norms, determining your way of life, and defending against potential crisis is proof that the Great Reset is upon us, Justin explained. And the scariest part is that they're not even trying to hide it. The entire, unbelievable conversation has been published on the WEF website, which you can read here.

Glenn read an excerpt from the conversation:

Christine Lagarde: At the ECB, we have now wrapped up and concluded our strategy review, which was the first one in 17 years. And I was blessed to have an entire Governing Council unanimously agree that the fight against climate change should be one of the considerations that we take when we determine monetary policy. So at least the European Central Bank is of the view that climate change is an important component in order to decide on monetary policy. ...

Can we arrive at that trade-off between fighting climate change, preserving biodiversity and yet securing enough growth to respond to legitimate demands of the population? And my first answer, Klaus, to be firm, is that to have a way of life, we need life. And in the medium term, we do have major threats on the horizon that could cause the death of hundreds of thousands of people. So we have to think life, first. We have to think way of life, second. ...

So we have to think life, first. We have to think way of life, second. How can we come together to make sure that we secure the first priority, which is life, and also protect the way of life that people have? And make sure that the cost of it is not so high for some people, that they just cannot tolerate it. I think that the trade-off that we reach will probably require some redistribution, because it is clear that the most exposed people, the less privileged people are those that are going to need some help.

"Do you understand, America, what that means?" Glenn exclaimed. "You have elites, that you never elected, that are having these meetings ... deciding what is a legitimate need for you. And telling you that your needs are going to go away in your lifetime. You may not see a time where you get wants again. Just your needs are going to be addressed. Am I reading this wrong?"

"This is absolutely what is being said here," Justin agreed. "She's very clear that we need to make sure that way of life is second to life. We have to save all these people, hundreds of thousands of people are going to die from this supposedly existential threat of climate change. And their wants, and their desires, and their quality of living, all of that has to come second."

"This is a central bank saying this. This is not an elected official, who is accountable directly to the people. This is a central bank saying, we're going to print money. We're going to use monetary policy, to impose these ideas, to rework society in order to accomplish our goals," Justin added, addressing Lagarde's call for "some redistribution."

Will Great Reset elites — not elected by the U.S. — soon be dictating to the rest of the world? Watch the video clip below to hear Glenn and Justin break it down:

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