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GLENN: We just bought on insurance firm. Yea! Oh, I feel so successful today, don't you? We all own the world's largest insurance firm now.

Stu, what are we going to do with all the money? I feel so good today.

STU: Well, not only all the money we're going to have from all the profits we're going to see from it but also all of our insurance is going to be free. We're the owners!

GLENN: Worried about health insurance and everything, we're the owners of the biggest insurance firm in the world now.

STU: When you own a convenience store, you don't pay for the soda.

GLENN: Hello. Why do you think I want to own a convenience store. Twinkie, mine (laughing).

STU: This is great.

GLENN: This is fantastic. I love it. No, I mean let's see. We own 50% of every home in America now. Oh, oh, have you heard Nancy Pelosi and Harry Reid would like to set up an institution here. I'm just trying to remember what it is. What's it called? Congress, new agency, have they named this agency yet? I thought they did. Well, anyway, it's a new agency that they're trying to make and what we'll do as a nation is we'll look at these hobbled companies and this new agency, we'll just buy the bad investments from them. That will be fantastic. We could just skip the whole bankruptcy thing. Wouldn't it be great if we just didn't have the bankruptcy thing going anymore? It would just be like, bankrupt, bankrupt, big deal; I'm just going to give it to the government. They'll buy it from me.

STU: These companies are so stupid, they could go bankrupt but instead they are giving the companies to us.

GLENN: They are selling them to us and we'll have them! So when those bad investments turn around, you know, we'll be in the money.

STU: Seriously we're going to be like, what is it, like Kuwait that, like, all their people get, like, thousands and thousands of dollars from oil?

GLENN: It will be great.

STU: We're going to do the same thing with insurance.

GLENN: Oh, oh, yesterday Pelosi and the house, they passed this kick butt oil plan. It is fan this is fantastic. Have you heard, Stu?

STU: I mean, it's got to be kick butt if our government did it.

GLENN: No, no, it's fantastic. This is great, okay? What they've done is because Pelosi and the Democrats, they have been all for this drilling thing.

STU: Oh, they have been for it, yes.

GLENN: They have been saying drill now, drill yesterday.

STU: They have been saying that from the beginning.

GLENN: Drill the day before yesterday. We are big drill bits.

STU: Right, they just wanted the oil company to drill in places where there wasn't oil.

GLENN: Did you see how the Democrats, they all came into the House yesterday wearing those cool foam drill hats, that makes them look like their head's the end of a drill bit? It was so clever. Anyway, so they're all for drilling, and what they've done is because they know America's for drilling, they have decided to pass a big oil bill.

STU: That's what I want. I wanted them to drill.

GLENN: That's exactly what they wanted. They finally hear. Let's see. Eleven days before the ban on offshore drilling just naturally expires, they are going to pass a new drilling bill. It's great. They passed it yesterday. What it is is you can go in, you can go offshore

STU: Oh, my gosh, that's perfect, that's exactly what.

GLENN: You go offshore any place you want. Now, you can't go offshore within 50 miles, but after 50 miles you can go in. You can go in wherever you want well, you also have to have the state's approval, but here's the good thing. The state doesn't get any money for it. So all of their assets, ExxonMobil can just pump away and take them without the state. All the money will go right to the federal government. Screw the state. Right to the federal government. Who in Virginia's not for that?

STU: Yeah, Virginia's going to love that because they won't have to deal with all of that work. It's like a vacation for all of Virginia.

GLENN: Virginia, California, you know what that means if you get royalties? It means you are going to go to the bank more, you are going to have to have you are going to have to buy blue ink or black ink instead of just red ink. I mean, what are you going to do? Do you know how much of a headache that's going to be?

STU: Not to mention you'd probably have to invest that money and we've seen this economy. We've seen these companies.

GLENN: You think what you know what the Republicans want to do? California, Texas, Virginia, Florida, you know what they want you to do? They are trying to give you money so you can invest. The same people that were involved in this collapse on Wall Street would present you with an option where you could invest your money into Wall Street. Where would you be if you had all that royalty money and it was invested in Wall Street? I'll tell you where. Broke. That's where you'd be. That's why Nancy Pelosi and the Democrats are looking out for you. They are not going to give you that option to invest. They're gonna take it, okay?

Now here's the best part. You can drill right off the coast of Maine. Boom, you're in, okay? You can drill off the coast of off the coast of Virginia. Boom, you're in. They would like you to know, however, the eastern part of the Gulf Coast of Mexico, that's out, can't drill there.

STU: Well, that's one little thing. That's it. One little exception.

GLENN: One little part. And also the other thing that, you know, you might we should probably point out is all the studies show that the majority, 80% of the resources that we're looking for are within 50 miles of shore. So but anything outside of 50 miles, outside of 50 miles, you got it. 80% is 50 miles in. But after that, you got it. And also, also there's some more taxes and part of this bill is the new oil companies are going to be penalized and everything else, blah, blah, blah, blah, blah. Drilling. And Stu, did I mention we also now own the largest insurance group in the world.

STU: So we have everything we could ever want on drilling and we've got a new company.

GLENN: Dan, this is just and I'm sorry to do this. This is just the way I roll. Dan, do you have any Kool and the Gang and Celebration? Because I don't think, I don't think this news warrants anything less than Kool and the Gang. It's that good of news.

STU: Yeah. Because, you know, Glenn, when I bought my house and again I just bought my house. I don't even own my whole house. I just bought a mortgage. We moved into the house and we went out and we celebrated with a dinner.

GLENN: Yeah.

STU: We just bought the biggest insurance company.

GLENN: In the world.

STU: In the world.

GLENN: What should we buy? What should we buy for ourselves?

STU: I feel like we need a present.

GLENN: You know what, everybody in America should be given a free card today, seriously. Everybody, we closed a huge deal! Yeah! We're number one.

STU: We should get a commission.

GLENN: Go ahead, Dan. Oh, see, now, this is the appropriate music. This is the appropriate music. This is the appropriate band. When you listen to this band, you think to yourself, yeah! Have you noticed that the insurance company has three letters? United States of America also has three letters? We were made for this deal.

STU: I tell you, the first thing I'm going to do, Glenn, is I'm just going to start insuring things for whatever I want. We own the company. We can I want to insure my dog for a million dollars today. That's what I'm going to do because I can do whatever I want.

GLENN: Call up the Senate. Let's call AIG because we own it, let's call them up today. We want to insure your dog for a million dollars. I don't think you know who you're talking to here, AIG, Mr. Owner on the phone. Hello. Oh, this is going to be great. And if we could just seal that deal where we can create a new federal agency, where we've just not the good investments. Not the good debt.

STU: Oh, no.

GLENN: Just buy the bad debt. Has anybody noticed that there is a strange little thing going on right now where our government seems to hate corporations. Have you noticed that, hate those corporations, hate them, while they're successful. But as soon as they're not successful, they're too large to fail. They're too important to allow them to fail, but every time there's a big successful one, they suck and we should do everything we can to run them out of business. You know, oil companies, not too big to fail. They should we should do everything we can to put those people out of business. That evil Wal Mart, oh, I hate those guys. They're too big. Lehman Brothers, AIG? Too big to fail, too important, we can't allow them to fail; we've got to go bail them out. Have you ever noticed that? How do they do that? I want to be more like a politician.

STU: Why are you calling it a bailout? We bought it.

GLENN: I'm sorry. AIG wasn't a bailout. That was I actually heard this. I actually heard people say, this is a really good deal for the United States. Oh, is it?

STU: Always is, Glenn, always is.

Most self-proclaimed Marxists know very little about Marxism. Some of them have all the buzzwords memorized. They talk about the exploits of labor. They talk about the slavery of capitalist society and the alienation caused by capital. They talk about the evils of power and domination.

But they don't actually believe what they say. Or else they wouldn't be such violent hypocrites. And we're not being dramatic when we say "violent."

For them, Marxism is a political tool that they use to degrade and annoy their political enemies.

They don't actually care about the working class.

Another important thing to remember about Marxists is that they talk about how they want to defend the working class, but they don't actually understand the working class. They definitely don't realize that the working class is composed mostly of so many of the people they hate. Because, here's the thing, they don't actually care about the working class. Or the middle class. They wouldn't have the slightest clue how to actually work, not the way we do. For them, work involves ranting about how work and labor are evil.

Ironically, if their communist utopia actually arrived, they would be the first ones against the wall. Because they have nothing to offer except dissent. They have no practical use and no real connection to reality.

Again ironically, they are the ultimate proof of the success of capitalism. The fact that they can freely call for its demise, in tweets that they send from their capitalistic iPhones, is proof that capitalism affords them tremendous luxuries.

Their specialty is complaining. They are fanatics of a religion that is endlessly cynical.

They sneer at Christianity for promising Heaven in exchange for good deeds on earth — which is a terrible description of Christianity, but it's what they actually believe — and at the same time they criticize Christianity for promising a utopia, they give their unconditional devotion to a religion that promises a utopia.

They are fanatics of a religion that is endlessly cynical.

They think capitalism has turned us into machines. Which is a bad interpretation of Marx's concept of the General Intellect, the idea that humans are the ones who create machines, so humans, not God, are the creators.

They think that the only way to achieve the perfect society is by radically changing and even destroying the current society. It's what they mean when they say things about the "status quo" and "hegemony" and the "established order." They believe that the system is broken and the way to fix it is to destroy, destroy, destroy.

Critical race theory actually takes it a step farther. It tells us that the racist system can never be changed. That racism is the original sin that white people can never overcome. Of course, critical race theorists suggest "alternative institutions," but these "alternative institutions" are basically the same as the ones we have now, only less effective and actually racist.

Marx's violent revolution never happened. Or at least it never succeeded. Marx's followers have had to take a different approach. And now, we are living through the Revolution of Constant Whining.

This post is part of a series on critical race theory. Read the full series here.

Americans are losing faith in our justice system and the idea that legal consequences are applied equally — even to powerful elites in office.

Rep. Devin Nunes (R-CA) joined Glenn Beck on the radio program to detail what he believes will come next with the Durham investigation, which hopefully will provide answers to the Obama FBI's alleged attempts to sabotage former President Donald Trump and his campaign years ago.

Rep. Nunes and Glenn assert that we know Trump did NOT collude with Russia, and that several members of the FBI possibly committed huge abuses of power. So, when will we see justice?

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The corporate media is doing everything it can to protect Dr. Anthony Fauci after Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) roasted him for allegedly lying to Congress about funding gain-of-function research in Wuhan, China.

During an extremely heated exchange at a Senate hearing on Tuesday, Sen. Paul challenged Dr. Fauci — who, as the director of the National Institute of Allergies and Infectious Diseases, oversees research programs at the National Institute of Health — on whether the NIH funded dangerous gain-of-function research at the Wuhan Institute of Virology.

Dr. Fauci denied the claims, but as Sen. Paul knows, there are documents that prove Dr. Fauci's NIH was funding gain-of-function research in the Wuhan biolab before COVID-19 broke out in China.

On "The Glenn Beck Program," Glenn and Producer Stu Burguiere presented the proof, because Dr. Fauci's shifting defenses don't change the truth.

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Critical race theory: A special brand of evil

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Part of what makes it hard for us to challenge the left is that their beliefs are complicated. We don't mean complicated in a positive way. They aren't complicated the way love is complicated. They're complicated because there's no good explanation for them, no basis in reality.

The left cannot pull their heads out of the clouds. They are stuck on romantic ideas, abstract ideas, universal ideas. They talk in theories. They see the world through ideologies. They cannot divorce themselves from their own academic fixations. And — contrary to what they believe and how they act — it's not because leftists are smarter than the rest of us. And studies have repeatedly shown that leftists are the least happy people in the country. Marx was no different. The Communist Manifesto talks about how the rise of cities "rescued a considerable part of the population from the idiocy of rural life."

Studies have repeatedly shown that leftists are the least happy people in the country.

Instead of admitting that they're pathological hypocrites, they tell us that we're dumb and tell us to educate ourselves. Okay, so we educate ourselves; we return with a coherent argument. Then they say, "Well, you can't actually understand what you just said unless you understand the work of this other obscure Marxist writer. So educate yourselves more."

It's basically the "No True Scotsman" fallacy, the idea that when you point out a flaw in someone's argument, they say, "Well, that's a bad example."

After a while, it becomes obvious that there is no final destination for their bread-crumb trail. Everything they say is based on something that somebody else said, which is based on something somebody else said.

Take critical race theory. We're sure you've noticed by now that it is not evidence-based — at all. It is not, as academics say, a quantitative method. It doesn't use objective facts and data to arrive at conclusions. Probably because most of those conclusions don't have any basis in reality.

Critical race theory is based on feelings. These feelings are based on theories that are also based on feelings.

We wanted to trace the history of critical race theory back to the point where its special brand of evil began. What allowed it to become the toxic, racist monster that it is today?

Later, we'll tell you about some of the snobs who created critical theory, which laid the groundwork for CRT. But if you follow the bread-crumb trail from their ideas, you wind up with Marxism.

For years, the staff has devoted a lot of time to researching Marxism. We have read a lot of Marx and Marxist writing. It's part of our promise to you to be as informed as possible, so that you know where to go for answers; so that you know what to say when your back is up against the wall. What happens when we take the bread-crumb trail back farther, past Marxism? What is it based on?

This is the point where Marxism became Marxism and not just extra-angry socialism.

It's actually based on the work of one of the most important philosophers in human history, a 19th-century German philosopher named Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel.

This is the point where Marxism became Marxism and not just extra-angry socialism. And, as you'll see in just a bit, if we look at Hegel's actual ideas, it's obvious that Marx completely misrepresented them in order to confirm his own fantasies.

So, in a way, that's where the bread-crumb trail ends: With Marx's misrepresentation of an incredibly important, incredibly useful philosophy, a philosophy that's actually pretty conservative.

This post is part of a series on critical race theory. Read the full series here.