Glenn Beck: Another crazy cartoon


Stu Blog: Outrage at New Yorker Cover

GLENN: In a story I haven't talked about, but this occurred to me when the story first broke but I'm like, this isn't really a story. Now it is. Now it is. You know the Muslim cartoon thing with Barack Obama on the cover of the New Yorker dressed as a Muslim and his wife as a militant? Okay. It's a political cartoon. I don't think this is a story. It's a stupid political cartoon. If anybody wants to be pissed off about it, it should be the conservatives. Who's saying that he's a Muslim? Who's saying that? Okay, stupid bloggers. If you're so dumb that you're getting all of your news from the e-mails, you're the same people who are buying your Viagra over the Internet as well. I mean, oh, and quick, make sure you fund those Nigerians. What's wrong with you? So I haven't even brought it up, until I heard Obama's response. "This cartoon is an insult to all Muslims." Is it just me? Because that kind of reminds me of something else I heard this man say before -- I've heard this phrase from somebody else before. I'm trying to remember. Hey, Stu, can you remember anybody saying "This political cartoon is an insult to all Muslims?"

STU: Political cartoon?

GLENN: Political cartoon is an insult -- I heard it from somewhere. I didn't expect to hear it from the guy who's possibly going to be the next President of the United States but I know I heard it some place.

STU: See, I think you might be misremembering because what, what person is going to get that fired up about a political cartoon.

GLENN: Right. And be insulted.

STU: To inflame a race or an entire religion?

GLENN: Religion, yeah.

STU: I mean, that's not --

GLENN: That's crazy talk. That's got to be something I just made up in my -- ahh. Is nobody noticing the next possible President of the United States said a political cartoon is an insult to all Muslims.

STU: You don't think they'll react? You don't think there's a possibility --

GLENN: I don't know. I just, some days I just want to take the sleeping pills and just go sleepy sleep. You know, some days don't you just go, I can't believe it.

STU: What could possibly happen, though, if a political cartoon inflames all Muslims in the Middle East?

GLENN: Nothing.

STU: There's nothing that could --


STU: What's the worst --

GLENN: What's the worst.

STU: -- that could happen other than what we've seen happen last time it happened?

GLENN: I don't know.

STU: What could possibly go on?

GLENN: That's crazy. You have to laugh. You have to laugh or you turn into me and you go insane.

STU: What happened? Aren't all the good comedians from the left? What happened to these people's sense of humor. It's an insult to the right. That is a cartoon that is insulting us evil conservatives because as you know, Glenn, we're constantly calling Barack Obama a terrorist.

GLENN: He's a Muslim terrorist, you know.

STU: But it's like, why can't you relax and just -- it's a stupid cartoon in a magazine. Did you even know it existed anywhere?

GLENN: I'm not having this conversation anymore about a political cartoon. I was screaming at Fox News this morning driving in, screaming at Fox News. I'm listening to it and I'm like, you're on Day 3 of this story? It's not a story! It's an ad campaign for the New Yorker! Since when did anyone put any stock into cartoons from the New Yorker! Isn't it the New Yorker that we've all been looking at for years and years and going, I don't get it; I don't even know what that means. Isn't that the magazine?

STU: Yeah, it's actually so cliched that their cartoons are boring and not understandable that it's actually the joke.

GLENN: It's the joke. It is the reason why in Fusion magazine we have quarter -- charter quarterly. It's the political cartoon that we do in Fusion magazine and it's for the -- it's the cartoon for the wealthiest 1%. I don't even understand that cartoon. You're not supposed to understand that cartoon. It's a parody of the cartoons in the New Yorker! I mean, we have the next possible President of the United States: "That cartoon, that political cartoon is an insult to all Muslims." Oh, my gosh.

And then, and then his wife was talking about the stimulus package. I love this. She's talking about the stimulus package and she's talking to some women's group. She says, let's just be honest. I mean, they sent us all the check for $600. No, they didn't. They didn't send us all a check for $600. I didn't -- did they send you one, Michelle? They better not have sent you one because you don't qualify. You actually pay taxes. I think to qualify to get the check, you have to not pay taxes. You're -- if you don't pay taxes, you're guaranteed to get a rebate, which I don't understand because maybe you didn't put anything, so how can you get a rebate. But that's a different story. If you are making six figures, you better not have gotten a check for $600. And so she's saying let's be honest, let's be honest. I mean, $600. So what, you go out and buy a pair of earrings? What? So you go out and buy a pair of earrings?

Stu, does your wife own a pair of $600 earrings?

STU: Nope.

GLENN: My wife does not own a pair of $600 -- my wife would say, $600 earrings, what, are you crazy? $600 earrings? I'll buy the fake ones; nobody will know. $600 -- who's spending -- and they wonder, why am I an elitist? Why do people say I'm an elitist?

STU: I was thinking about that over arugula the other night. Every woman I've ever known, though, has always said earrings. I'm not going to spend that much on earrings. Like I -- you know, everyone likes to have a -- they have that luxury item that they target.

GLENN: Whatever it is. It could be like women -- you could be more relatable if you said a purse to a woman.

STU: It would be relatable to me if you said that.

GLENN: Yeah, but I don't think -- my wife, are you kidding me? Anything nice that my wife has in a purse or something like that, I'll buy for her because she'll go and she'll go, that's really nice but, oh, my gosh, that's crazy for a purse. And so I'll go on her birthday or something and I'll go buy that then because she won't buy it. Who buys $600 earrings? No, I'm saying, look, if you want to get your wife something for your anniversary or for her birthday, I can see you going out and buying $600 earrings. You know, you buy her some nice stuff. But who takes their stimulus check and goes, I don't know what I want to waste this on, maybe $600 earrings? Why do they think -- Barack, put down your smoking jacket for a second. "Why is it they think we're elitists? I don't understand it. I don't know, I'm too pissed off about this editorial cartoon and my favorite magazine, the New Yorker." My gosh, who are these people? Just... okay.

Let's debunk a couple of other things and cut through the bullcrap. I don't speak political talk, but I do speak enough bullcrap. I was raised speaking bullcrap and until my 30s it was the only language that I spoke. So I think I may be able to cut through some of the political speak because really political speak is just a dialect of bullcrap. So let's go into the oil thing.

Barack Obama would like a $300 stimulus check to help people on oil. I don't know, what are you going to do? Only buy one earring? No. Were you crazy? Sure, we gave $600 stimulus checks out for people who wanted to just buy earrings, but are you implying that you don't care about those Americans with only one ear? How about the one-eared Americans that lost their ear in... some... the Great Ear War?

STU: The Great Lobe War of 1814?

GLENN: That was bad.

STU: Or the War over the Inner Ear Canal.

GLENN: It's open and we gave it to China now. I don't know that but, whew.

STU: Tough battle.

GLENN: You don't really care about those people that only have one ear? What about those people who were just born with one ear, that can only listen to AM radio? Sucks to be them. They deserve an earring.

The Biden administration wants to fundamentally change our economy and they've made some truly game-changing moves in recent days, but you won't hear anyone in the mainstream media talking about it. If you want to know what the government doesn't want you to notice, pay attention to what the White House releases on Friday afternoons.

Last Friday afternoon — when fewer people would notice — the administration announced a new "comprehensive, government-wide strategy" to overhaul our nation's economy and protect us all from the "financial risks of climate change."

On the radio program this week, Glenn Beck reviewed Biden's new climate finance report and explained why he believes the administration's plans to fundamentally change the economy is "the most dangerous movement in the world right now."

Glenn started out by playing a video clip of White House press secretary Jen Psaki telling reporters, "The President wants to make fundamental change in our economy, and he feels coming out of the pandemic is exactly the time to do that" during a press briefing last week.

"That's interesting because what she just said is the exact language, almost a quote, from the people over at the Great Reset, the World Economic Forum," Glenn said of Psaki's statement.

"This is the most dangerous movement in the world right now. It is a direct shot, by a railgun, at liberty. And when I started talking about this, about a year and a half ago, the system went into overdrive to call it a conspiracy. ... This is how they shut people down. They isolate and alienate you by calling the opposition conspiracy theorists. Everything is a conspiracy. Well, there are some conspiracies out there. But you need to know the difference between conspiracy theory and conspiracy fact."

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On the morning of Aug. 15, Asma was a free woman in Kabul. She wore Western clothes. Traveled safely alone. Attended college in a neighboring country with the money her parents had saved. By that evening, her entire world had changed.

For the first time in her life, Asma was confronted with the reality of the Taliban. The horror stories she heard growing up were no longer the nightmare of her parents' generation. They were hers, too. Faced with the impossible decision to stay with her family and risk imminent torture or death, she chose to live, and take on the Taliban face-to-face.

Asma's bravery also led to the rescue of over 150 Afghan college women. She tells Glenn she was willing to die before she let the Taliban take her or the other women. But she didn't do it alone. Her sister Azada, helplessly watching the horror unfold from the U.S., quickly turned to her father's contact list. What follows is a miracle evacuation story that ends with a sisters' reunion and hope for a new future. These brave Afghan sisters have a message for those in their home country still trapped, for the leaders of this country, and for the men and women in uniform (and their families) who may believe the American sacrifices for Afghanistan were in vain.

Finally, a note about the other heroes in the rescue story. The movement of the seven buses of college women into the Kabul airport was a chain with about 8-10 links. Had any one of those links not been present or broken, the young women would not have made it into the airport for evacuation, and three young women taken by the Taliban would not have been recovered.

Glenn and his team would like to give a special thanks to Francisco from Arcis International, Wade and Jim from Commercial Task Force, Blaine from E3 Ranch Foundation, Michael and his crew from Kam Air, No One Left Behind, Samaritan's Purse, and Charmaine, Chris, Geno, John, Lori, Rob, Rudy & the Ground Team from The Nazarene Fund.

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There's been a lot of talk about the idea of a (peaceful) "national divorce" as the Left continues to abandon everything that made America what it is. Well, this week's guest on "The Glenn Beck Podcast" is all for that divorce. Michael Malice is the author of "The Anarchist Handbook" and host of the podcast "Your Welcome." He joined Glenn to talk about how an anarchist would peacefully take on America's greatest challenges — with a smile.

"My rights are not up for discussion," Malice told Glenn. He explained why his version of America will save America, and why, in spite of anxious talk of "national divorce," he has so much hope for the future.

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There are new curriculum standards being implemented into schools throughout the nation for health classes that not only go far beyond what's appropriate for young children, but are entrenched in clear political biases, too. Under the standards, third-graders are taught about hormone blockers and endless gender identities, and topics get shockingly graphic for kids as young as 11. Some schools are even teaching their teachers and kids to ignore what parents have to say about these topics. And the worst part may be that many parents are completely unaware what their children are being taught.

Tina Descovich, co-founder of Moms for Liberty, joined "The Glenn Beck Program" to explain exactly what you can ask at your next school board meeting to ensure this "horrifying" curriculum isn't being taught in your kid's school.

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