Glenn Beck: No death for child rapists

GLENN: And just as I start to make the point that we're not out of control, Stu says in my ear, "Glenn, I just want you to know that the Supreme Court has just decided that you can't put child rapists to death." Excuse me? So I take back everything I say. We're doomed. I mean, wait a minute. Hang on just a second. The Supreme Court has ruled -- do we know who -- it was 5-4? Was it another split decision?

STU: Yeah, it was 5-4, Glenn.

GLENN: 5-4. Do we know who, who it was, which judges?

STU: Yeah, it's really going to be a shocker to you. It was Scalia, Alito, Roberts and Thomas who were on the correct side of the issue.

GLENN: Yeah, killing child rapists.

STU: Yeah, and then the other idiots on the other side.

GLENN: So I don't even know why this is even up for debate on the Supreme Court. This is just because raping a child isn't bad enough?

STU: Yeah, you have to figure out, Glenn, whether -- is rape -- raping a child just kind of an annoyance or do we really dislike it? And now we know it's just an annoyance.

GLENN: Right. So we just have to find out if it's as bad as murder.

STU: Yeah, of course.

GLENN: Definitely not as bad as murder.

STU: No, no, no, no, nowhere close. It's what I would call a little -- it's a little annoyance but nothing big.

GLENN: Yeah. You know, Stu, you said that my last stage show was the most violent stage show you've ever seen on any stage.

STU: Yes.

GLENN: Yeah.

STU: It was the hostile of stage shows.

GLENN: Yeah, it was. It was kind of The Saw of stage shows.

STU: Yes.

GLENN: I stick with my platform on pedophilia and pedophiles and those who rape children. And I quote from memory, I hope I get this one right, from memory the platform plank on pedophiles for Beck '08 was shoot them in the head. I think that was -- I hate to misquote myself, but I believe that was it.

STU: Yeah. You know, I would have thought we lived in a country where, I don't know, punishment, retribution for molesting and raping children was a somewhat widely held belief but apparently not.

GLENN: I'm looking at Joe right now as he is reading the decision. Do you have any -- have you gotten to the part? What is the reason? Come on over here. Come on over here. Hang on. Joe's trying to -- I mean, it takes somebody who's not completely brain-dead but on their way to brain-dead to understand it and so that's why we got Joe to -- he understands the legal nonsense. Okay, approximately 5,702 incidents of -- I don't need to talk about the kinds of rape, of a child under the age of 12 were reported nationwide in 2005. 5700 rapes of children under 12 in one year. This is twice the total incidents of international murder for victims. Okay, so what did they say, that would be too many -- we would kill too many people? Hang on just a second. Hang on.

JOE: The primary thrust of the decision, Glenn, is that the punishment can't be disproportionate to the crime and the majority of the opinion is saying that only those crimes that result in death are punishable by death.

GLENN: Oh, wait a minute, I didn't know that. Hey, who wants to rape a child rapist? Let's get rapists to rape child rapists, that way everybody in prison is happy.

STU: I mean, this is a very innovative solution, Glenn. I believe it was originally quoted as an eye for an eye.

GLENN: Well, that's what they're saying. Basically aren't they saying eye for an eye here. They are saying you can't take an eye if he only took your finger. Well, then I say we rape these guys at the top of every hour.

STU: Well, Glenn --

GLENN: No, seriously I don't want to have to -- I don't want to do that. So we'll invent some machines that will just rape them repeatedly at the top of every hour.

STU: Top of the hour rapes and traffic every 12 minutes.

GLENN: Come on, you've got to finish that slop up because it's about time for your next rape.

STU: The good thing about this -- I mean, Glenn, I'm not a lawyer as you know, but the good thing about this conclusion is apparently also all the crappy prison sentences will also be thrown out because that's clearly not proportionate with crime. I mean, a three-year prison sentence isn't proportional for child rape.

GLENN: Hey, look, it only lasted three minutes. Why don't I go to jail for three minutes.

STU: Well, it could get worse you're saying. Okay. I was thinking that maybe we should --

GLENN: Joe, I'm saying this in jest but it really is that, isn't it? I mean, it's really, it's going down that road, isn't it? Holy cow. Joe just said this decision is frightening when you read the language. This court has done some frightening, frightening. With Guantanamo, gang, I got news for you. We're in deep trouble with Guantanamo. We can't do this, we're going to give these guys access to our courts? Let me say something. If I were President of the United States, I would go on national television and say, ladies and gentlemen of America, the Supreme Court said that we don't have Guantanamo, so that is over, we're going to release all of them but I want you to know from hereon out our policy is to not have prisoners. We're going to shoot them all in the head. If we think that they are against us, we're going to shoot them and kill them, period. Because that's the only thing we've got going for us is we can put them away and get information.

Glenn Beck joined Fox News' Tucker Carlson on Thursday night to discuss Visa Inc.'s "horrifying" new plans to flag firearm sales by separately categorizing purchases at gun shops, a move that Glenn aptly described as "the next step in banning guns."

In what's been hailed as a major victory for gun control activists, Visa agreed to adopt the International Organization for Standardization's (ISO) new set of standards by creating a special merchant category code for gun and ammunition sales.

In his appearance on "Tucker Carlson Tonight," Glenn shared a letter written by Robert B. Thomson III, a senior vice president at Visa, showing that the credit card company initially pushed back on the ISO's new rules.

“We believe that asking payment networks to serve as a moral authority by deciding which legal goods can or cannot be purchased sets a dangerous precedent,” Thomson wrote in the letter to pro-gun-control lawmakers, including Democratic Sen. Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts.

Just days later, however, Visa had agreed to comply with the ISO's plan to establish a new merchant category code for gun stores. So why did Visa suddenly flip?

As Glenn explained, it all comes down to pressure from America's largest union-owned bank, the Amalgamated Bank, one of the only unionized banks in the United States and a proud proponent of ESG (Environmental, Social, and Governance) investing.

"This is the next step in banning guns," Glenn asserted.

"It's horrifying!" Tucker responded after several seconds of stunned silence.

"I'm so grateful you did the reporting on this," he told Glenn. "I'm not sure why it falls to you since we have a couple of very large daily newspapers in this country you'd think would want to report this, yet none of them did. So, Glenn Beck did."


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Glenn Beck: Here's why Stacey Abrams' fetal heartbeat remarks are hilarious but TERRIFYING

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Georgia Democratic gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams has a new pro-abortion conspiracy theory: "There is no such thing as a [fetal] heartbeat at six weeks ... it is a manufactured sound designed to convince people that men have a right to take control of a woman’s body."

On the radio program Thursday, Glenn Beck and producer Stu Burguiere agreed Abrams' latest "misinformation" is not just ridiculous but could be dangerous if people are actually willing to believe her.

"If you want to defend abortion, go ahead and defend it. Defend what you're actually doing. Stop denying what is reality," Stu said. "If this is such a great defensible policy, then just come out and defend it, but they never can ... you notice how they can't go to the actual thing they say is so important. They keep defending these other things that aren't true."

Glenn said the pro-choice movement was successful for a long time because most people want the decision to be up to the woman and her doctor and that abortion should be safe, legal, and rare. But when leftists began "celebrating" their abortions or calling for "abortion on demand" at any point in the pregnancy, that's when they start to lose support.

"Because they've celebrated abortion and are losing regular people, you can't put that genie back in the bottle. So, what do they have to do now? They have to take the insane step of discrediting medical machines and technology," Glenn said.

"This is after two years, by the way, of them claiming the biggest scandal in the world was people suggesting the voting machines were hacked — after they previously said that voting machines were hacked in elections they [Democrats] lost," Stu pointed out.

"Honestly, gang, think this through because this is where life gets very scary. This is where you go to authoritarian rule and you can kill millions of people because you're truly now discrediting things that everyone knows is true," Glenn warned.

"So, if you disagree ... you can say that is an evil magic box that has made up sounds in it to convince people. If they will buy that, you're at the Salem witch trials. 'If she doesn't float, she wasn't a witch.' That's what you're looking at right now — and what's frightening is, [Abrams] can say this with a straight face and no one discredits her," he continued.

"You don't think that they can convince those people that you are a terrorist because of the way you vote? [...] You don't think they can convince half the country that you should be eliminated, liquidated, put into a camp, whatever authoritarians love to do? ... We are headed towards dangerous, dangerous times. We better wake up and stand together because this is frightening — it's hilarious — but because people are taking it seriously, it is terrifying," Glenn added.

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A big question Glenn Beck has always had about “The Amazing Do-Over” is: How do you get the most powerful and wealthy nation that has ever existed to accept, “You will own nothing … and be happy”? A foundational principle of this country from its very inception has been land ownership. We worked hard, were fiscally responsible, and stayed away from high debt, but the progressive era began to erode all of that.

The Clinton Global Initiative recently gathered the ruling class to tell the plebes how to run their finances and called anyone who dared challenge their ideas “climate change deniers.” Glenn argues we are dangerously far down the “Road to Serfdom” and exposes the progressive playbook to keep us in line. It’s a 600-year-old medieval model that’s been the plan all along.

We’re already feeling economic pain, and yet they’re playing “Game of Thrones” with our lives. Turning us into serfs is their ultimate goal. How do they finish the complete restructuring of the American financial system and our way of life?

On Wednesday night's "Glenn TV," Glenn connects it all on the chalkboard and details the solution to fighting back against the ruling elites.

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These days, it seems like everything is about politics, and comedy has been one of the biggest targets. Many comedians are walking on eggshells, but stand-up comedian and "Saturday Night Live" alum Jim Breuer isn't one of them.

Breuer joined Glenn on the latest episode of "The Glenn Beck Podcast" to talk about why he’d rather be funny than fearful and what inspired his hilarious comedy special, “Somebody Had to Say It," which has garnered almost 1.5 million views as of this writing.

Breuer made it clear that he does not consider himself to be political. "I'm not. I'm 100% not [political]," he told Glenn, before explaining how people started calling him political when he dared to ask questions about a certain shot that we're not allowed to mention, let alone question.

"When did medicine become political?" Breuer asked.

"What kind of price have you paid for being called political?" Glenn asked Breuer.

"To be dead honest with you, once COVID really kicked in, and ... once you realize we're not going to be here, that we're on borrowed time, and I do have God in my life ... you come to terms with reality on a deeper level. And when COVID kicked in, I said, 'You know what? All bets are off.' I already knew I wasn't in control. But now, not only am I not in control from the natural order of life, but now the puppet masters ... are in control," Breuer answered.

"It made me realize I don't have time to worry about what people think of me. I know where I'm at in life. I know where I'm at spiritually. I know where I'm at with my family," he added.

"That's tremendous power," Glenn said. "But it spooks the hell out of people."

"But it shouldn't!" Breuer exclaimed. "I'm excited that other people get this ... but they're stuck. We ain't got time for stuck. To me, this is the time of, 'You gotta rise.' For years and years and years, you allow fear to control your life. Fear of dying. Fear I might get sick ... everything's based out of fear. It's time for the fearless."

Breuer also revealed his secret for dealing with tough times, and he’s seen his share. But he also said he's seen miracles, including the incredible (and hilariously told) story of how he found faith, how God saved his marriage, and why one family friend was convinced his wife belonged to a cult.



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