Glenn Beck: Edwards punished with a baby




John Edwards awarded 'Father of the Year'

GLENN: Let's go to Ben in Philadelphia who has accepted the challenge that you believe you can beat up on John Edwards more than he's beaten up on himself?

CALLER: Well, Glenn, I don't mind beating up on him but I'm glad it's not his baby because I don't want him punished with a baby.

OBAMA: I don't want them punished with a baby.

GLENN: Maybe you know what, maybe that's what Barack Obama was talking about. Maybe he was talking about the Edwards triangle, you know. John Edwards, his friend, and a mistress that they both shared. Maybe that's what because that would make sense.

Stu, just putting it into context. Let's say I'm Barack Obama and I say, "Look, we all make mistakes, you know. Who hasn't had an adulterous affair and shared the mistress with your friend. We all make mistakes."

VOICE: Why.

GLENN: I don't because we're human.

VOICE: Why?

GLENN: John, shhh, I'm trying to help out here. We all make mistakes, but... but...

VOICE: Why.

GLENN: No, I'm playing Barack Obama, Dan. You are supposed to be a mind reader. Let me do it again.

STU: We've lost the mood.

GLENN: We've lost the mood. Okay. Stu.

STU: Yes.


GLENN: I mean, who are you to judge.

STU: Right.

GLENN: We all make mistakes. We're all, you know, "Okay, so John Edwards had an affair and he apparently was sharing his mistress with his good friend."

STU: We all take a different path.

GLENN: Right. And his other friend took $400,000 in campaign money and completely unrelated to that, has been giving that mistress that his two friends have shared $15,000 a month.

STU: Different strokes for different folks.

GLENN: Exactly right. Who are you to judge. Okay, they made mistakes, but...

OBAMA: I don't want them punished with a baby.

GLENN: It works.

STU: It does work, in that context.

GLENN: (laughing).

VOICE: Why, why.

GLENN: I don't know. I don't know. I don't really Frank, you're on the Glenn Beck program.

CALLER: Hi, Glenn.

GLENN: Hi.

CALLER: In the spirit of the Olympics, I think the silver medal goes to John Edwards.

GLENN: Silver?

CALLER: The gold goes to Jesse Jackson permanently.

GLENN: Why do you think that? I think there's extenuating circumstances.

CALLER: He worked hard for that.

GLENN: Who? Jesse Jackson?

CALLER: I think he gave more money by far.

GLENN: Did his wife have cancer?

CALLER: Ooh.

GLENN: Yeah. See what I mean?

CALLER: I'm still going to give it to him. It was much longer and much seedier.

GLENN: How do you more seedy than sharing her with your friend?

CALLER: Well, maybe. I didn't think of that one.

GLENN: See what I mean? That's why you are not an Olympic judge. You see what I mean?

VOICE: Why.

GLENN: I think we know why he is not an Olympic judge. He's just going to higgledy piggledy give the gold to Jesse Jackson. Who by the way I hope John Edwards is getting spiritual counseling from Jesse Jackson. No, I do. You know, this sounds so horrible. I feel really bad because, look, if it's John Edwards having an affair, bad. I don't know of a more hurtful thing than that. And I'm certainly not going to sit in judgment of anybody that has made that mistake, God knows. However, I think you cross a line when she's I mean, you cross a line having an adulterous affair, but you cross the line when she's got cancer, you know.

VOICE: Why?

GLENN: Well, I just think it's a little and then you have the, you're running for President and you have your wife go out and do campaign speeches for you, you know? I think you cross the line into eternal damnation.

VOICE: Why?

GLENN: I'm not one to damn anybody but that may be the one. I'd just be interested to be up at the bench, you know, when, you know, the Lord says, "Next." And you have the chance of going before John Edwards or after John Edwards. It's just a number system. Doesn't know. Do you look at John Edwards and go, you know what? You look tired. You go first. Don't you think? Don't you think the Lord is kind of like, "Are you kidding me? I was just, 20 minutes with John Edwards. You're in." I mean

STU: It's like going through customs after the Grateful Dead.

GLENN: Here's our number, 888 727 BECK.

(OUT 9:42)

EDWARDS: We will never have the America that all of us deem of, the promise of America which has been available to so many of us will not be available to our children and our grandchildren.

VOICE: Why.

EDWARDS: And I take this very personally. I watched my grandmother who I love dearly.

VOICE: Why.

EDWARDS: She would cook, walk her way to the mill, come home and take care of us again.

VOICE: Why?

GLENN: I don't know.

EDWARDS: My grandfather who was partially paralyzed would go to work the graveyard shift in that mill and come back in the morning when we would have breakfast together.

VOICE: Why.

GLENN: I don't know.

EDWARDS: My father who's here with me tonight.

VOICE: I don't know.

GLENN: I don't know.

EDWARDS: Worked 36 years and my grandmother

GLENN: What?

EDWARDS: Hard, tedious, hard, tedious work. Why did he do it?

VOICE: Why, why, why.

GLENN: I don't know.

EDWARDS: Why did he struggle and sacrifice? Why did your parents and grandparents struggle and sacrifice. They did it?

VOICE: Why?

EDWARDS: So that I could have a better life. God bless you. Thank you for everything you've done. We are in this fight together. Thank you.

GLENN: All righty then. Let's go to Chris in Pennsylvania. Picking up the challenge. John Edwards said on Friday, you can't beat up on me more than I've already beaten up on myself. I believe he threw down the gauntlet, quite honestly. Let me go to Chris in Pennsylvania. Pick it up, Chris.

CALLER: Good morning, Mr. Beck.

GLENN: How are you, sir?

CALLER: Outstanding. Your show, too, was really great, that special you did with the executive guy. Thank you very much.

GLENN: Thanks.

CALLER: It was great. Why?

GLENN: I don't know why.

VOICE: Why.

CALLER: Listen. Lawyer, ambulance chaser, millionaire, okay? Are you surprised? I'm not.

GLENN: No, see you left out you put millionaire for some unknown reason, like you can't trust rich people.

CALLER: No, no, no. You can trust rich people. You know what I mean? Look at how you act.

GLENN: No, but you left out an important one. Politician.

CALLER: Well, yeah.

GLENN: Yeah. You've got lawyer, politician.

CALLER: Pardon me.

GLENN: I mean, you know what? Here's why this is important. And really it's not that important at this point other than where was the media.

CALLER: Sure 6789

GLENN: Where was the media on this one? I don't need to know about John Edwards and his sex life and everything else now except that the guy still wants to have credibility. I believe he's still lying. It doesn't make any sense. Why if the Stu, again your wife, remission. She had cancer. You've been cheating on her.

STU: Sure.

GLENN: You cheated on her and you shared her with your friend Dan.

STU: Obviously.

GLENN: Dan, you are still having dinner with that woman that you had a baby with but you for some reason haven't visited the baby.

DAN: I don't want them punished with a baby.

GLENN: Pardon me?

DAN: I don't want them punished with a baby. So why is it that, Stu, you would be visiting the baby at 2:00 in the morning?

STU: Why? I don't know.

DAN: He's a good friend.

VOICE: Why?

GLENN: 2:00 in the morning.

STU: Well, have you ever seen Cheaters? The show. They run it late. It's in syndication. It's fantastic. It's in Dallas. It's on late and a lot of times they will run them in the big blocks, several episodes in a row. Once you get going on one, you can't stop. So you are probably there. That would make sense from, like, 9:40 to, like, 2:40 and you are just watching Cheaters.

GLENN: Look at these people. Look at these people. Man, these people are so stupid. Oh, crap, look at the time. I've got to go. But he was holding the baby. At 2:00 in the morning. Maybe she do we know? Does the mistress, does she have arms? No, she was a video camera person. Maybe that's why she was fired.

STU: Armless.

GLENN: She, like, loss her arms in a you know what, because he's the common man, he was out there in the flannel, hey, I'm just like you, I'm a farmer. Maybe she fell into, like, a combine machine.

STU: Just her arms.

GLENN: Ripped her arms off. Hey, could happen. I lost my cousin, my cousin lost an arm in a bread mixer. She might have lost both arms in a combine accident.

DAN: It apparently caught her face a little, too.

GLENN: See, now, that's not see, that's unkind.

DAN: That's just being accuracy in the media, Glenn.

GLENN: Let me go to Linda. Hi, Linda, you are on the Glenn Beck program.

CALLER: Hi, I wanted to comment about John Edwards.

GLENN: Yes.

CALLER: And his gauntlet that he threw down that he can't beat up on hip self more than I can beat up on him. I think he's a coward because his first response was to run away which is a pretty pathetic statement for somebody who wanted to be President of this country.

GLENN: Well, here's again here's the problem. The guy is what are you hiding from at this point? Just get it out and just be done with it. Just be done with it. I mean, you know, I think America does not have a problem. We all make mistakes, all of us, some bigger than others. And America doesn't have a problem with somebody who says, "I made a huge mistake and I have done everything I can to make up for it and learn from the less on, and here's what I've learned. Nobody has a problem with that.

You know, I remember when I watched Hillary and Bill Clinton in the first 60 Minutes interview and they held hands and he said, look, we're telling the American people we've had problems in our relationship, and I think they know what we're talking about, but we went through them and we went through them together. I remember on the air saying enough, enough, the guy it's asked and answered; we don't need any more. Unless it's a recurring pattern.

But here's what I love about the media. The media, first of all, why would you do an hour on where was the media on this one? The media does nothing on this story and now they are all coming out and saying it was his arrogance. And yet the media doesn't seem to have a problem with somebody flying around with O Force One.

GLENN: 888 727 BECK, 888 727 BECK. Where was the media on this? Where is the media on the Olympics and what's really going on in China? Where is the government and the media on Georgia? Believe it or not, I can tie the John Edwards, the Georgia and the Olympics all together. I'm going to do it next and then we're going to spend an hour on it tonight, CNN headline news, headline prime. Don't miss it.

There is no transparency when it comes to the Biden administration, and Texas Republican Sen. Ted Cruz's recent exchange with the FBI’s Jill Sanborn is just another example. When questioned about alleged involvement the FBI had on January 6, 2021, Sanborn refused to answer almost every single time.

Do our government officials still work for us? Take a look at the latest headlines: The DOJ and U.S. Army are preparing for possible conflicts with "domestic terrorists," Biden's education secretary allegedly requested the NSBA letter that suggested treating upset parents like domestic terrorists, and President Biden said if you're not with him on the Democrats' voting bills, then you're with the Confederacy. Meanwhile, the FBI won't tell Congress whether it was involved in the the Jan. 6 Capitol riot and the corporate media insists that there's nothing to see here, especially concerning Ray Epps.

The American people are concerned, and it’s "extraordinarily disturbing" how far the federal government goes to avoid answering our questions, Glenn Beck said on the radio program. There's a very odd growing trend here: Our leaders, including the unelected ones, no longer answer to the people. This must stop now.

"The question that I have is, where is the transparency? And is anyone going to be held accountable? They are not afraid of our senators. They are not afraid of Congress," he stated. "This has got to stop. They have got to answer to the law. This is an oversight committee. Who is in charge, the FBI or the people? Once the people are not in charge and are not allowed to see the secret documents, we are toast. Toast!"

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Have you ever wondered why so many insane things are happening simultaneously RIGHT NOW? Big corporations are going woke. The stock market got red-hot during a FORCED recession. Stores like Walmart and Target were allowed to stay open during the lockdown, but mom-and-pop stores on Main Street had to close, some of them forever.

On Wednesday's "GlennTV" special, Glenn Beck explains it all in this sneak-peek episode — a primer to his new book and the upcoming explosive, in-depth special: “The Great Reset: Joe Biden & the Rise of 21st-Century Fascism.” Co-author Justin Haskins joins along with Glenn’s head writer and researcher, Jason Buttrill, to answer audience questions about a topic that the media has tried to censor and “fact-check.” You will be equipped with everything you need to know about what the global elites of the world have planned for the transformation of society and YOUR life.

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After new information came out that suggests Dr. Anthony Fauci intimidated and bribed scientists into dismissing the COVID-19 lab-leak theory, Sen. Rand Paul and Fauci got into a heated debate in a Senate hearing. But instead of providing answers, Fauci accused Sen. Paul of endangering him.

Sen. Paul joined "The Glenn Beck Program" Wednesday with his response and explained why he believes "people live in fear of what [Fauci] will do to them."

"It's all about money. If you cross Tony Fauci, you don't get your money. He controls the purse strings for the entire country, the entire university system. And he's been doing it for forty years," Sen. Paul began.

"It's consistent with his arrogance, this level of arrogance that he's developed. He said several weeks ago, that he is science and any attack on him is an attack on science. Yesterday, he said anybody who opposes him is encouraging death threats," he added.

"Look, I've been on the receiving end of semi-automatic gunfire. I was 20 yards away from Steve Scalise when he almost died. I was 10 feet away from a staffer that was shot. And, you know what? The guy doing the shooting was a Bernie Sanders supporter. But not one of us, not one of the Republicans on the ball field, said, 'Oh, it was Bernie Sanders' fault.' But that's the juvenile level of personal attack that Fauci is now stooping to. He is saying that the personal threats he gets are actually the fault of his critics."

Sen. Paul continued, "But the thing is, [Fauci] needs to answer the question. Everything he did in the committee yesterday was misdirection so he didn't have to answer the question. The question was, why did he smear three scientists from Stanford, Oxford, and Harvard? Why did he smear them as fringe epidemiologists? And why did he conspire against Francis Collins to take them down in a very public way? He wouldn't answer the question."

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Over the past year, an increasing number of voices on the left have pushed for radical changes to our way of life, from reforming capitalism to enacting strict vaccine mandates. But are the American people behind these changes? A recent poll from the Heartland Institute and Rasmussen sought to find out, and the results are startling. The three-part poll asked likely voters for their thoughts on the Great Reset (half said they don't know what that is), COVID-19 authoritarianism, and whether they prefer former President Donald Trump or President Joe Biden.

The Heartland Institute's Justin Haskins joined Glenn Beck on the radio program to break down the results of this exclusive poll, including the disturbing revelation that roughly half of Democrats polled supported shockingly authoritarian COVID-19 policies. For example, nearly half of Democrats polled said they think federal or state governments should require unvaccinated people to live in "designated areas or facilitates," or essentially camps. Nearly half of Democrats supported a proposal "to fine or imprison individuals" just for questioning the efficacy of the existing COVID-19 vaccines on social media, television, radio, or in online or digital publications. And, when asked if people who refuse to get vaccinated should lose custody of their children, 20% of Democrats answered "yes."

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