Glenn Beck: Defending Hillary



BILL CLINTON: And they are trying to get her to cry uncle before the Democratic party decides what to do in Florida and Michigan because they are claiming that it only takes 2,029 votes and the first ballot to win, it takes a lot more than that if you put Florida and Michigan back in. Well, they will have to unless we want to lose the election. In case you haven't noticed, most of the media aren't for her and there have been two independent academic surveys, she's up 8 in the other poll, he's down 8. So that's the reason there's this frantic effort to push her out because she's winning the general election today and he's not, according to all the evidence, and I've never seen anything like it. I've never seen the candidate treated so --

GLENN: Hang on. Stop here for a second. Stu, have you ever seen anything like this?

STU: Never seen anything like it at all, Glenn.

GLENN: Especially when the Clintons are involved?

STU: I've never seen the media seem to pick one candidate and just favor them in everything.

GLENN: It's just, I can't think of a time. Definitely, like, not in 1992.

STU: No, no. Definitely not at any point in the Nineties. There's never a point --

GLENN: Never a time.

STU: Where they picked one side and favored it and then completely trashed the other side.

GLENN: Yeah. Shhh. Keep your voice down.

STU: Sorry.

GLENN: I never saw, like, a time, ever, when the media would just take something and just distort it and turn it upside down on its head. You know, and just run with it like it was the truth.

STU: And blatantly lie about the other side of the argument.

GLENN: It's incredible. I'm with Bill Clinton. I've never seen this happen before, either.

BILL CLINTON: And I've never seen anything like it. I've never seen a candidate treated so disrespectfully.

GLENN: Hang on just a second. Stu, have you... (laughing). Have you ever seen a candidate treated with such disrespect?

STU: I've never seen it -- I've never seen a candidate been treated with such disrespect, certainly not the last seven years, definitely not (laughing).

GLENN: Anything from 1992 on, I've never seen that happen. I've never seen, like, the media just call Bob Dole "Dead Man Walking." I've never seen anything like that. Go ahead. Bill was saying --

BILL CLINTON: Just for running. And her only position was, look, if I lose, I'll be a good team player. I'll try to win. But let's let everybody vote and count every vote. I thought that was the Republican way. I thought it was the American people in Florida that disenfranchised people, not the Democrats.

GLENN: Wait a minute. Wait a minute, wait a minute. It was the Republican party? The Republicans were saying count every vote in the entire state. You can't cherry-pick. And if they would have listened to the Republicans, they would have won. But they cherry-picked. I just... okay.

STU: At the end he really admits what he's saying, though, which is I've never seen a Democrat candidate treated like this.

GLENN: Yeah.

STU: That's what he's talking about.

GLENN: "I thought it was the Republicans that did it, not us."

STU: It's okay to do it to Republicans, guys. Come on.

GLENN: We're on your side. It's just, it's amazing.

All right. So here's where the media I think got this whole story wrong over the weekend. They are still trying to figure out -- they are now calling him crazy. Have you seen this? They are now saying, oh, he's crazy -- oh, once again it's a conspiracy. You never said that it was crazy when it was a right wing conspiracy. Nobody in the media ever said that was crazy. They were like, "It's true, they are out to get them." Really? Now, he's crazy. "Oh, he's crazy. He's got that conspiracy thing again."

STU: It's like they didn't even say it was ridiculous after it was uncovered that it was true.

GLENN: It's true.

STU: Like imagine if there was a memo that came out right now from, like, all the three major networks conspiring together to go against Hillary Clinton. If that came out.

GLENN: Right.

STU: That would be the same thing as what's happened.

GLENN: And they would still say, oh, he's crazy. He's crazy? Really? He's crazy? Huh. Have you seen -- do any people that work for the media, do they watch television or read the newspaper? I've never seen anything like it. I mean, let me quote Bill Clinton: I've never seen anything like it done to a Democrat. I mean, this is the way -- this is the world conservatives live in. I mean, for the love of Pete. And what makes me so angry is the Republicans, the Republicans are Democrats now. They are not Republicans. They're Democrats. And nobody stands for anything anymore. Nobody is standing for the truth at any time. Even Bill Clinton can't go, "You know what, I can see what the Republicans were talking about. I never saw it before. I can see what they're talking about now. The media has selected a candidate."

Now, here's where the media -- I mean, absolute proof that the media is selecting and twisting and putting horrendous things into Hillary Clinton's mouth. I am not for Hillary Clinton. I got news for ya. She would suck as the President of the United States, I mean just suck beyond belief, she would be so bad. But let her -- let's fight the battle on how much she sucks. Instead, just like always, the media, the uber left, they will not ever argue the facts. They will just paint you a racist, they will shut you down, they will strong-arm -- you want to talk about fascism, this is it. We've got a bunch of fascists that are running. We've got a bunch of fascists that are in the media. We've got a bunch of fascists that are sitting in Washington, D.C. These are not Democrats. These are not Republicans. This is the uber left that are fascists. They will do anything they have to to shut people down.

Here's the latest. The latest -- and if you weren't -- if you were a -- oh, if you were a good boy, you turned off the news this weekend. If you turned off the news and you just kind of kept abreast of it a little bit, you might have seen the story that Hillary Clinton said that Barack Obama was going to be assassinated.

Did you see this story? Did you see any of the headlines? She compared -- the only reason why she's staying in is because Barack Obama might be assassinated in June like RFK. I saw that headline and I'm like, what? There's no way she's this stupid. What did she say? I can't believe it, no way. I went and I got the video. Here's the video. Listen to what Hillary Clinton actually said. She was having a conversation on, I don't know why they are trying to get me out of this race; it's un-American; it's beyond me.

HILLARY CLINTON: I don't because again I've been around long enough. You know, my husband did not wrap up the nomination in 1992 until he won the California primary somewhere in the middle of June, right? We all remember Bobby Kennedy was assassinated in June in California. You know, I just, I don't understand it. And, you know, there's lots of speculation about why it is, but --

VOICE: What's your speculation?

HILLARY CLINTON: You know, I don't know. I find it curious and I don't want to attribute motives or strategies to people because I don't really know.

GLENN: Stop, stop. Hello! So we can add yet another thing to the list that we cannot say. Not about Barack Obama, but we can't even say historical facts when you might be in the vicinity of talking anything about Barack Obama or his policies or anything, if you knew him, if somebody just might say "Oprah" in the same paragraph. We can't even say historical fact anymore? I mean, -- by the way, C-Span is running a special, C-Span. They are running a special on RFK and the assassination, 30 years. Oh, my goodness, the life and the legacy of RFK. "Those hate mongers. We should call the secret service. I believe they're threatening his life." You've got to be kidding me. Does Barack Obama need secret service? You bet. He got the -- he had secret service faster than anybody else. Is it cool to make any kind of reference to any candidate being assassinated or an attempt on their life? Never. Never. Not funny, not cool, not American. You don't do it. Was she doing anything like that? No.

So how did this get in the news? Thursday Keith Olbermann, he does his special commentary, and it is special because sometimes you listen to it and you're like, yes, that's very special, Keith. He gave his special commentary and he talked about how Hillary Clinton... "RFK, what's happening" thing. No, Keith, that's a special comment.

So what happens? The Obama campaign, the one that wants to keep it above the fray, the one that just wants to change the way we do politics, the ones that, they don't want to get into dirty name-calling, back and forth tit for tat; let's talk about what the American people are talking about. The Obama campaign picked up the... (mumbling), and sent it out.

The media picked it up. It's like a vicious circle. That's incredible, isn't it? Does the truth matter anymore? You're darn right it does. You're darn right it does. But it requires us to actually look at things and be consistent, to actually look at things and say, You know what, Hillary Clinton would suck beyond belief. But you know what? Beat her on the facts. I would be saying this if the Republicans were saying it. And if you don't believe me, you haven't listened to this show long enough. My goodness, don't we stand for anything? I guess I can't imagine what's coming. If Barack Obama becomes President of the United States, what do you think is going to happen? Who do you -- who is going to be allowed to say anything about this guy or about his policies or about historical facts that somehow or another he can tie into him? We have not -- you think people trying to get monkeys to testify in a court of law is crazy, you haven't even begun to see craziness until you see what I believe is coming in political correctness. This is the first truly politically correct campaign where you just can't say jack. And if you think that there are going to be a lot of voices out there, I think you are also sadly mistaken.

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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Fellow BlazeTV host, Mark Levin, joined Glenn Beck on his exclusive Friday episode of "GlennTV" to discuss why the declassified list of Obama administration officials who were aware of the details of Gen. Michael Flynn's wiretapped phone calls are so significant.

Glenn argued that Obama built a covert bureaucracy to "transform America" for a long time to come, and Gen. Flynn was targeted because he happened to know "where the bodies were buried", making him a threat to Obama's "secret legacy."

Levin agreed, noting the "shocking extent of the police state tactics" by the Obama administration. He recalled several scandalous happenings during Obama's "scandal free presidency," which nobody seems to remember.

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Colleges and universities should be home to a lively and open debate about questions both current and timeless, independent from a political bias or rules that stifle speech. Unfortunately for students, speaking out about personal beliefs or challenging political dogma can be a dangerous undertaking. I experienced this firsthand as an undergraduate, and I'm fighting that trend now as an adjunct professor.

In 2013, Glenn Beck was one of the most listened to radio personalities in the world. For a college senior with hopes of working on policy and media, a job working for Glenn was a ticket to big things. I needed a foot in the door and hoped to tap into the alumni network at the small liberal arts school where I was an undergrad. When I met with a career services specialist in early March 2013 about possible alumni connections to Glenn Beck, she disdainfully told me: "Why would you want to work for someone like him?" That was the beginning and end of our conversation.

I was floored by her response, and sent an email to the school complaining that her behavior was inappropriate. Her personal opinions, political or otherwise, I argued, shouldn't play a role in the decision to help students.

That isn't the kind of response a student should hear when seeking guidance and help in kick starting their career. Regardless of the position, a career specialist or professors' opinion or belief shouldn't be a factor in whether the student deserves access to the alumni network and schools' resources.

Now, seven years later, I work full time for a law firm and part time as an adjunct teaching business to undergraduate students. The culture at colleges and universities seems to have gotten even worse, unfortunately, since I was an undergrad.

College is a time to explore, dream big and challenge assumptions.

I never want to see a student told they shouldn't pursue their goals, regardless of their personal or political beliefs. College is a time to explore, dream big and challenge assumptions. I never got access to the alumni network or schools' resources from the career services office.

Lucky for students in 2020, there are several legal organizations that help students protect their rights when an issue goes beyond what can be handled by an undergraduate facing tremendous pressure from a powerful academic institution. Organizations like Speech First and the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE), for instance, are resources I wish I knew about at the time.

When I experienced mistreatment from my college, I spoke up and challenged the behavior by emailing the administration and explaining what happened. I received a letter from the career services specialist apologizing for the "unprofessional comment."

What she described in that apology as a "momentary lapse of good judgement" was anything but momentary. It was indicative of the larger battle for ideas that has been happening on college campuses across the country. In the past seven years, the pressure, mistreatment and oppression of free expression have only increased. Even right now, some are raising concerns that campus administrations are using the COVID-19 pandemic to limit free speech even further. Social distancing guidelines and crowd size may both be used to limit or refuse controversial speakers.

Students often feel pressure to conform to a college or university's wishes. If they don't, they could be expelled, fail a class or experience other retribution. The college holds all the cards. On most campuses, the burden of proof for guilt in student conduct hearings is "more likely than not," making it very difficult for students to stand up for their rights without legal help.

As an adjunct professor, every student who comes to me for help in finding purpose gets my full support and my active help — even if the students' goals run counter to mine. But I have learned something crucial in my time in this role: It's not the job of an educator to dictate a student's purpose in life. I'm meant to help them achieve their dreams, no matter what.

Conner Drigotas is the Director of Communications and Development at a national law firm and is a Young Voices contributor.