Glenn takes eco-test


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GLENN: I can't believe scientists are now saying that we should eat bugs. No, we shouldn't eat bugs. We're the United States of America! We're not eating bugs. I'll eat chocolate shaped like bugs.

STU: Or we will eat bugs for prizes on television. That we will do.

GLENN: I won't do that.

STU: America will do it.

GLENN: No, they won't. Most of America won't do that.

STU: Most of America won't.

GLENN: Right. The people who are on Cops will do that. No, not all the people on Cops will do that.

STU: I'm talking about like Fear Factor. They will do that.

GLENN: No, I think those are the people who are like, no, I'll be on Cops, but I ain't taking this T-shirt off and I ain't eating no bugs.

STU: Now, I will say I was watching, I believe it was Modern Marvels about chocolate and I think I've seen it about six or seven times.

GLENN: Don't wreck chocolate. Do not wreck chocolate for me.

STU: No, there's a company. I don't know what that company is but they make all sorts of weird bugs and stuff and they put them in chocolate. Chocolate covered grasshoppers.

GLENN: Yeah, I've seen them. As much as I like chocolate, I'm not eating chocolate covered grasshoppers. You know, why don't you come over because I've got some rabbit terds. I've put them in a nice milk chocolate. I don't care how much -- you can have three inches of chocolate inside. It's still a rabbit terd.

STU: Yes, that's a very -- you know what, that's a good rule to live by.

GLENN: It's a good rule to live by. What's underneath the chocolate. Thank you, but no thanks.

STU: Well, this is coming from an environmental murderer. You want to kill the Earth.

GLENN: Yes, I do. By the way, they have this thing -- I mean, they're just getting the kids ready to go. "Kids, go ahead, eat those bugs. It's good for the environment." In Australia now there's a website that is for kids and it tells you how old you should be when you die, so you don't use more -- quote, don't use more than your fair share of the world's resources. What? You're telling my kid what year they should die in? How old they should be when they die? I haven't taken the test yet, but what it is -- are you ready with it?

STU: Yeah.

GLENN: What it is is a website where you are represented by a pig and it's how big of an energy pig are you. And if you go over, then your pig explodes and then it says you should die at, like, 9 1/2 years old. Well, that's great. That doesn't freak kids out.

STU: No. They love it.

GLENN: Okay. Go ahead. So do you have?

STU: How do you usually get around, bicycle, walk, bus or train, taxi, motorbike, by car as a light user, car as a medium user or car as a heavy user.

GLENN: Heavy user car.

STU: That's for you

GLENN: Just having some crickets. Go ahead.

STU: Is the car you drive a fuel guzzler?

GLENN: Guzzler.

STU: Okay. How far did you fly in the last year? It goes from zero to the whole scale of -- and then over 40,000 kilometers, which --

GLENN: (Crunching food).

STU: Poor cricket.

GLENN: That was a bird.

STU: Oh, sorry. Over 40,000 kilometers --

GLENN: That was a Starling. Those things piss me off.

DAN: Was that the beak? Because it sounded kind of crunchy.

GLENN: No. If you deep fry bird, you don't even have to pluck the feathers off. You just deep fry them, feathers get all crunchy. And they never build a nest at your house anymore.

STU: How far did you fly in the last year, in kilometers, please.

GLENN: I don't know kilometers.

STU: Well, I mean, how many miles.

GLENN: I don't know. How many miles?

STU: I don't know.

GLENN: I've probably --

STU: I don't know. Two tours. The tours have got to be, what, 8,000 miles by themselves each.

GLENN: You've got to go 40,000.

STU: Got to be over 40,000. How much of your flying is for work percentage-wise?

GLENN: All of it.

STU: You've got to take some private, when you went on vacation and stuff.

GLENN: Oh, how much is for work. How much is --

STU: 75?

GLENN: 75, 80%, maybe 90. I really only take a vacation --

STU: 90?

GLENN: 90%? Yeah, I think so.

STU: All right. What size place do you live in, a small house, medium size, large house or flat?

GLENN: That was the furry caterpillar. Huge house, enormous. Practically the White House.

STU: You know what's good about the furry ones is they kind of go down easier.

GLENN: You know, I like the caterpillar with the gooey filling. And if you take him right out of the deep fryer, the gooey filling is still warm.

STU: What was that gum that they had for a long time where, like, you bite into it and it would kind of explode in your mouth? Do you know what I'm talking about?

GLENN: Yeah. Oh, it was creepy stuff.

STU: It was a little creepy. But that's kind of the same feeling I get.

GLENN: Yeah.

STU: How many people do you share with? How many people live at your house? More than four, right?

GLENN: Yeah, more than four.

STU: Because you got that whole commune thing going on there.

GLENN: Yeah, yeah. I got more than four. 100.

STU: For your household size, how big are your energy bills? Low, typical or over the top?

GLENN: Low. I haven't had energy -- for a house my size, I'm in an energy star rated home.

STU: All right. I guess I'll accept that.

GLENN: No, I do. I am.

STU: For your size. Like it does say --

GLENN: No, it says for your size. I'm an energy efficient home.

STU: I don't think your house and their idea of a large house are the same thing. That's what I'm going to think. We'll give it to you.

GLENN: Look. The children's wing is like 40,000 square feet. What?

STU: Is your electricity from a renewable source, hydro or green?

GLENN: Don't care. Don't really care. Nope. Hopefully I'm pumping that energy right out of the, you know, one of the Saudi king's head. I don't really care.

STU: I guess the question is does your toaster turn on. And if so, then you know you're probably not getting it from solar panels.

GLENN: Yes. My electricity is constantly running. It's constantly available at a regular rate. So, yeah, it's not renewable.

STU: Right. Do you recycle your waste and compost organic and green wastes?

GLENN: When you say waste.

STU: I'm going to say garbage. I don't think that they're thinking --

GLENN: No. Unless you can count -- the garbage, no. I mean, you know, a little bit. What my wife does. I don't.

STU: But is it -- like it's probably a lawn.

GLENN: Styrofoam.

STU: It's a law in --

GLENN: Sure, and I live the letter of that law and the spirit of that law, I tell you that right now. What's not included in the law, I go the extra mile, too.

STU: Was that a salamander?

GLENN: No. That was a tarantula. Not very good. How many, how many more? Quick.

STU: Right now?

GLENN: Yeah. And then we'll come back. You tell me when I should die if I were a kid.

STU: Let's see. We've got how often do you eat meat, a hell of a lot, right?

GLENN: Yep.

STU: 10, how much money did you spend all of last year, over the maximum, of course. And let's see. Do you spend any money on green stuff or ethical investments?

GLENN: Let me think about. It nope.

GLENN: Help me out. What were the last two questions on this website for your kids to find out. So your kids can find out when they should die because they're an energy pig.

STU: Yeah. The last one is, of the money you spend last year, how much of it was spent on, A, ordinary stuff; B, stuff that's better for the environment; and C, ethical investments, investing in businesses, organizations that make environmentally responsible.

GLENN: I'd have to ask my 8-year-old on what their investments were! Jeez.

STU: I guess they could just be buying stuff from certain companies that are green.

GLENN: Oh, is that really? Yeah, let's make sure that they buy the products that claim they're green. What do you mean? What was the last one?

STU: Ethical investments, investing in businesses, organizations that make environmentally responsible products. But that's on the, how much money did you spend last year. That's one of the options.

GLENN: How much money did you spend last year?

STU: Yeah. I mean, if this doesn't tip you off as to this is just anticapitalism.

GLENN: It's anticapitalism. It's antirich people. It's anti, you've got too much money.

STU: Yeah, and this is, I would say the one that affects your CO2 level most of all.

GLENN: And I have to tell you something. Can you go back and change that last answer on me?

STU: Yeah.

GLENN: Go back and change that last answer on me because I would say that -- I mean, you know some of the things that I -- I don't invest in. I give my money to. I would say they're all ethical, wouldn't you, Stu? I mean, I'm not --

STU: Well, it's ethical investments but that make environmentally responsible products. So I mean, I don't know that you invest in that.

GLENN: You've got to be kidding me. You've got to be -- so I'm being told I should die earlier because my ethical things --

STU: Are fighting cancer instead of --

GLENN: No.

STU: -- building a windmill.

GLENN: How about sending people to school? They could go and become an environmental genius with a college education that they coon afford.

STU: They would also live longer. They might be smart enough to make sure they take care of themselves and then all this stuff happens.

GLENN: So how old would I be?

STU: All right, let's see. We'll blow up the pig here. By the way, you're saying nothing on ethical investments, correct? I want to make sure I'm getting that right.

GLENN: I don't think I do -- I don't think I -- I don't intentionally go out of my way to buy anything, but I also don't, you know, look -- hang on just a second. Oh, no, this one kills the Earth faster. I don't also do that.

STU: Yeah, I would say specific -- honestly I specifically -- there's two options and they're equal and one of them is bragging about how green it is, I will avoid it.

GLENN: You know what, I'm getting to the point now where I avoid it too. Did you see John McCain -- this pissed me off. Did you see John McCain gave his speech the other day behind -- he was standing in front of a green backdrop? That never happened before. The back drops are selected for a reason. You always see them behind a blue back drop because it's credibility. If you see a red backdrop, it's because they're trying to evoke power to you. A green backdrop, what do you think that means? All right, so when do I die?

STU: You should die, Glenn, at age 1.3.

GLENN: I'm just eating this caterpillar here and thinking, man, it sucks to be an environmentalist, huh?

As the Senate prepares for former President Trump's second impeachment trial, many are asking whether it's constitutional to try a president after leaving office. Alan Dershowitz, lawyer and host of the of "The Dershow," joined Glenn Beck on the radio program to talk about the legal battles Trump still faces.

Dershowitz said he believes the Senate doesn't have the authority to convict Trump, now that he's a private citizen again, and thus can't use impeachment to bar him from running for office again.

"The Constitution says the purpose of impeachment is to remove somebody. He [Trump] is out of office. There's nothing left to do.
It doesn't say you can impeach him to disqualify him for the future. It says, if you remove him you can then add disqualification, but you can't just impeach somebody to disqualify them," Dershowitz said.

"The Senate can't try ordinary citizens. So once you're an ordinary citizen, you get tried only in the courts, not in the Senate. So it's clearly unconstitutional," he added.

Dershowitz, who served on Trump's legal team during the first impeachment trial, also discussed whether he thinks Trump is legally (or even just ethically) responsible for the Capitol riot earlier this month, and whether those engaging in violence could be considered "domestic terrorists."

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A new, shocking CBS News poll shows that the majority of Americans believe they're facing a new enemy: other Americans.

More than two-thirds of poll respondents said they believe democracy in the U.S. is "threatened," and 54% said "other people in America" are the "biggest threat to the American way of life," rather than economic factors, viruses, natural disasters, or foreign actors.

Will it be possible to unite our nation with statistics like that? On "The Glenn Beck Radio Program," Glenn and Stu discussed the poll numbers and what they mean for our future.

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Countless leaders on the left are now arguing that removing President Donald Trump from office won't be enough — they're now calling for the president's "cult-like" supporters to be "deprogrammed." And it's not just fringe politicians.

During an appearance on "Real Time with Bill Maher" last week, former NBC anchor Katie Couric said, "The question is, how are we going to really almost deprogram these people who have signed up for the cult of Trump."

Former Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton and Democratic Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi questioned whether the nation needs "a 9/11-type commission" to determine whether President Trump was colluding with Russian President Vladimir Putin "the day that the insurgents invaded our Capitol." Clinton also made sure to include her favorite "deplorables" in her unsubstantiated conspiracy theory:

"But we now know that not just [Trump] but his enablers, his accomplices, his cult members, have the same disregard for democracy," Clinton said to Pelosi.

Washington Post columnist Eugene Robinson and New York Times Magazine's Nikole Hannah-Jones agreed that there is a need for "millions of Americans, almost all white, almost all Republicans" to be deprogrammed and punished, during an MSNBC interview last week.

Now, a story from the Washington Post is also preaching that narrative and even added that we need more restrictions for conservatives on social media and in the broadcast industry.

"So now we have to be deprogrammed? We've heard this over and over and over and over again, for months," said Glenn Beck on the radio program Tuesday. He read through the shocking details of the Washington Post op-ed and discussed the extraordinary dangers of the latest anti-conservative movement in America.

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As calls for censorship and restrictions against conservative voices get louder, Glenn Beck said he feels an "awesome responsibility" to speak, not the words he'd personally like to say, but those he believes the Lord would want him to share.

"It's an awesome responsibility, and one that I am not worthy of," Glenn said. "I want to say ... what He wants me to say. And I have to listen very carefully, because I feel the same way you do. But that will get us nowhere."

Glenn said it's time for Americans who are awake — not woke — to come together, no matter which side of the political aisle you're on, and stand with the truth.

"We are the Alamo, we will stand. But we desperately, desperately need you," Glenn said. "We need the people who are awake — not woke — awake. You may disagree with us. We are your allies, not your enemies. And if you will not stand with us in our hour of need, there will be no one left to stand with you in your hour of need. We must all come together, anyone who is awake."

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