Glenn Beck: Bullcrap capitalism doesn't work


If you’ve ever wondered why Glenn doesn’t run for President, you’ll see a campaign speech that proves he’s undeniably “Unelectable.”


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GLENN: From Radio City in Midtown Manhattan, third most listened to show in all of America. I have to tell you now I'm starting to look like an optimist with some of the things that have been said now that capitalism just doesn't work, that capitalism is now going to fail, that our system has been discredited. Sarkozy has come out and said capitalism is not dead but capitalism as America understands it is dead. The states now will play a bigger role. Well, that is not capitalism. That is nationalism. That is nationalizing your industry. That's fascism. Remember when I said, what, four months ago we are marching towards fascism. "No, that's crazy." There is a new system that has been developed. It has been developed in China and it has been developed in Russia and that's what we're headed for. I should have known it. I should have known it.

I have a friend who was working at one of the big stock markets and he said he was on a plane and he had gone over to China and it was the time when Yao Ming was playing somebody and it was carried while he was over there on national television of China. And he said, my gosh, Glenn, it was such a market. It was 60 million people watching on just one channel and it was carried on four different channels. He's like, the NBA is over there. What a market. And I said, National Basketball Association. He said, what are you talking about? I said, it's not a market. This is our country, man. He's like, it's all going that direction. I should have known it. I should have known it that the people who are into finance, they don't see us this way anymore. They don't see they see it, "Well, it's all global, all going to be one." And when they saw a way to make money and they see a way for things to get done the way they want it to get done and that's the only way... capitalism in a democracy, it's ugly. It's brutal. A republic is ugly because you've got to convince everybody to do it.

The reason why, the reason why our country almost lost World War II was because you've got to convince people. We couldn't gear it up right away. You've got to convince people, you've got to bring them on board, you've got to do what we're doing now. What were we screaming at last weekend? What are we screaming at? Every time they make these on a weekend. They make these deals on a weekend, they keep us out of it. Whose country is this? Well, you are about to find out. Whose country is this? It is the global banks, it's the Fed, it's the central banks, it's the politicians. The country is fundamentally changing. German finance minister says the dollar is going to become relative to all other currencies. The Germans want it, the Chinese want it. The Chinese are talking about the Chinese are talking about one global currency, not the U.S. dollar. One global currency. Chinese yesterday said that their banks can no longer make any loans to the United States. The UN says one world finance. The UN also, several people at the UN this week said capitalism is dead, it doesn't work. What are you talking about it doesn't work? Greed doesn't work. Concentrated political power doesn't work. Fannie and Freddie doesn't work. Why did Fannie and Freddie not work? Because it is the hybrid between government and capitalism. It is taking political power and injecting money into it. That's why it didn't work. Socialism doesn't work. Marxism doesn't work. Fascism doesn't work. Capitalism works. Capitalism put a man on the moon. Chinese, they're trying to walk in space today. We've not only walked in space, we've had a picnic on the moon. Capitalism. Freedom.

You think Edison would have done what he did? You think Edison would have been able to do what he did in a country like China? Nope. Not free to think. Not free to fail. Edison changed the world in America. This country changed the world. This system changed the world and now they have been slowly but surely changing our system. They have been they have been doing it since 1914. They have been moving this direction. They have been moving step by step, piece by piece towards global government and now we're about to get a global financial system. We're about to get an America that we don't even begin to recognize. This is a hostile takeover of our country. And it's all done literally in the middle of the night. Where's the voice that says we shouldn't be doing this? Where's the voice? Do you hear anybody in congress? Where's the coverage of Ron Paul? This guy has predicted this every step of the way. Where's the coverage of Ron Paul? Where's the coverage, where's the coverage of DeMint? Why is that? How's that happening? Where is the spine of either one of these candidates to tell us, to step to the microphone and say this is what needs to be done? You know why? You know why we're not doing it? Because they don't know. They got people. This is how I'd kill for President Romney right now. A guy who could step to the microphone and explain it. And say, look, this is the deal. These are the things that we have to do. At least, at least he could be held accountable. These people are not going to be held accountable because they're not going to take a stand. Why aren't they going to take a stand? Because they don't truly understand it. They are being used. Their strings are being pulled.

These guys are calling in some of the biggest experts let me tell you something. Let me tell you something that I let me tell you something that I haven't seen in the press anywhere. I only have one source on this. So maybe it's it's a good no, it's a good source.

John McCain had a meeting. Some of the biggest, some of the biggest names, some of the biggest names in industry. Capitalism, big, big brains. It's my understanding that that meeting that was called was to last an hour and had 20 of the biggest people go into that meeting. Well, why haven't I heard about that meeting? Who were the people involved? And that's great, if you are doing that, that's great. But you had 20 people and it was going to last an hour? You give everybody two minutes to speak, you haven't solved a damn thing. That only leaves 20 minutes to come up with a solution and argue about it. What the hell is that? Besides a publicity stunt? But there was no publicity. Why did that happen? Did it happen? Did it happen? Who are the people advising these people? I know who Obama has. You know, he had Raines as his advisor, the guy who brought us, what was it, Fannie or Freddie? Made $90 million in salary. Cooked the books. That was his mortgage guy to give advice on, you know, the mortgage situation. You've got to be kidding me, right? I know Bob Rubin is advising Obama. I haven't agreed with anything that guy says. That guy, that guy is going to take you to a socialist place. And they're taking us there. Where is the coverage of any other voice? Where is any other option? We're going to get a deal. That's what the President says. We're going to get a deal. Well, how about presenting the options to us?

You notice that the President, he spoke. He explained the problem, kind of, and then he says we need a bailout. But it was where's somebody that will explain the charts? Where was somebody that will say, "Look, America, you've got a choice. America, we're on the verge of collapse. America, the rest of the world says capitalism doesn't work." Where is that in the news? Where is the leader that's going to stand up and say, bullcrap capitalism doesn't work. Greed doesn't work. Where is that?

For the first time in the history of "The Glenn Beck Program," former President Donald Trump joined Glenn to give his take on America's direction under President Joe Biden compared to his own administration. He explained why Biden's horrific Afghanistan withdrawal was "not even a little bit" like his plan, and why he thinks it was "the most embarrassing event in the history of our country."

Plus, the former president gave his opinion on China's potential takeover of Bagram Air Base, the Pakistani Prime Minister, and Gen. Mark A. Milley, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.

Glenn asked President Trump how similar the Biden administration's withdrawal from Afghanistan was to his administration's plan.

"Not even a little bit," Trump answered. "We had a great plan, but it was a very tenuous plan. It was based on many conditions. For instance, you can't kill American soldiers. ... You have to understand, I did want to get out. But I wanted to get out with dignity, and I wanted to take our equipment out. And I didn't want soldiers killed. ... What [Biden] did was just indefensible. He took the military out first and he left all the people. And then we became beggars to get the people out. I had a plan to get them out very quickly. But first, the Americans would go out."

Trump told Glenn that his plan included maintaining Bagram Air Base and explained why he would not have left "a single nail" behind in Afghanistan for the Taliban to seize.

"We were going to keep Bagram open," he explained. "We were never going to close that because, frankly, Bagram is more about China than it is about Afghanistan. It was practically on the other border of China. And now we've lost that. And you know who is taking it over? China is taking it over. We spend $10 billion to build that base. It's got the longest, most powerful runways in the world. And China has now got its representatives there and it looks like they'll take it over. Glenn, it's not believable what's happened. You know, they have Apache helicopters. These are really expensive weapons, and they have 28 of them. And they're brand-new. The latest model."

Glenn mentioned recent reports that Gen. Milley, America's top military officer, made "secret phone calls" to his counterpart in China while President Trump was in office.

"I learned early on that he was a dope," Trump said of Gen. Milley. "He made a statement to me — and I guarantee that's what happened to Biden — because I said, 'We're getting out of Afghanistan. We have to do it.' And I said, 'I want every nail. I want every screw. I want every bolt. I want every plane. I want every tank. I want it all out, down to the nails, screws, bolts ... I want every single thing. And he said, 'Sir, it's cheaper to leave it than it is to bring it.'

"The airplane might have cost $40 million, $50 million ... millions and millions of dollars. So, you think it's cheaper to leave it than to have 200 pilots fly over and fly all the equipment out? ... I said, you've got to be nuts. I mean, give me a tank of gas and a pilot and I just picked up a $40 million-dollar airplane. It was amazing. So, I learned early that this guy is a dope. But what he did, is he hurt our country ... and he shouldn't have been allowed to do it. And bad things should happen to him."

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In a shocking but underreported conversation ahead of the G7 Speakers' meeting in London last week, Democratic House Speaker Nancy Pelosi admitted that the administration knows China is committing "genocide" against the Uyghurs in the Xinjiang region, but thinks working with the regime on climate change is more important.

On the radio program, an outraged Glenn Beck dissected Pelosi's speech and broke down how — along with the Biden administration's abandonment of Americans in Afghanistan, and the Democrat decision to follow measures of medical "equity" — the far left is revealing how little they really care about human life.

Glenn played a video clip of Pelosi making the following statement:

We've always felt connected to China, but with their military aggression in the South China Sea, with their continuation of genocide with the Uyghurs in Xinjiang province there, with their violation of the cultural, linguistic, religious priority of Tibet, with their suppression of democracy in Hong Kong and other parts of China, as well – they're just getting worse in terms of suppression, and freedom of speech. So, human rights, security, economically [sic].

Having said all of that ... we have to work together on climate. Climate is an overriding issue and China is the leading emitter in the world, the U.S. too and developed world too, but we must work together.

"We have Nancy Pelosi admitting the United States of America knows that they're not only committing [genocide], they're continuing to commit it. Which means, we've known for a while," Glenn noted. "And what does she say? She goes on to say, yes, they're committing genocide against the Uyghurs, but having said that, I'm quoting, 'the overriding issue,' is working together on climate change.

"Would we have worked with Hitler on climate change? Would we have worked with Hitler on developing the bomb? Would we have worked with Hitler on developing the Autobahn? Would we have worked with Hitler on his socialized medicine? Would we have worked with Hitler on any of his national, socialist ideas?" he asked.

"The answer is no. No. When you're committing genocide, no! She said 'we have to work together on climate,' because climate is the 'overriding issue.' The overriding issue? There is no way to describe this mindset. That, yes, they are killing an entire group of people because of their ethnicity or religion. They are systematically rounding them up, using them for slave labor, and killing them, using their organs and selling them on the open market. They are nothing more than cattle. For us to recognize it and do nothing about it is bad enough. But to say, 'we recognize it, but we have bigger things to talk to them about,' is a horror show."

Glenn went on to urge Americans to "stand up together in love, peace, and harmony," or risk watching our nation become the worst plague on human life yet.

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The fall of Lehman Brothers in 2008 marked the largest bankruptcy filing in U.S. history and economic collapse was felt throughout the world. But now China's own version of Lehman Brothers, Evergrande, is teetering closer and closer to that edge, too. On the radio program Thursday, Glenn Beck gave the latest update and predicted how it will affect Asian markets and what it could mean for America's economy.

Glenn explained why he believes a major collapse that is happening now in China will have a cascading effect into a "controlled collapse," a managed decline that will dramatically change America's economy and the way we all live.

"You will not recognize your lifestyle. Hear me," Glenn warned. "And that's not a right-left thing. That's a right-wrong thing. We're on the wrong track. I'm telling you now, there's new information and you are not going to recognize the American lifestyle. ... It could happen tomorrow. It could happen in five years from now, but it will happen. We are headed for a very different country. One where you don't have the rights that you have. And you certainly don't have the economic privileges that Americans are used to."

"The same thing that happened in 2008 is now happening in China," Glenn continued. "This time, it's going to take everything down. When it collapses, it will take everything down."

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Justin Haskins, editorial director of the Heartland Institute, joined Glenn Beck on the radio program to expose a shocking conversation between two Great Reset proponents — Klaus Schwab, chairman of the World Economic Forum, and Christine Lagarde, president of the European Central Bank (Europe's equivalent to the Fed).

The way Schwab and Lagarde discuss the role central banks should play in establishing societal norms, determining your way of life, and defending against potential crisis is proof that the Great Reset is upon us, Justin explained. And the scariest part is that they're not even trying to hide it. The entire, unbelievable conversation has been published on the WEF website, which you can read here.

Glenn read an excerpt from the conversation:

Christine Lagarde: At the ECB, we have now wrapped up and concluded our strategy review, which was the first one in 17 years. And I was blessed to have an entire Governing Council unanimously agree that the fight against climate change should be one of the considerations that we take when we determine monetary policy. So at least the European Central Bank is of the view that climate change is an important component in order to decide on monetary policy. ...

Can we arrive at that trade-off between fighting climate change, preserving biodiversity and yet securing enough growth to respond to legitimate demands of the population? And my first answer, Klaus, to be firm, is that to have a way of life, we need life. And in the medium term, we do have major threats on the horizon that could cause the death of hundreds of thousands of people. So we have to think life, first. We have to think way of life, second. ...

So we have to think life, first. We have to think way of life, second. How can we come together to make sure that we secure the first priority, which is life, and also protect the way of life that people have? And make sure that the cost of it is not so high for some people, that they just cannot tolerate it. I think that the trade-off that we reach will probably require some redistribution, because it is clear that the most exposed people, the less privileged people are those that are going to need some help.

"Do you understand, America, what that means?" Glenn exclaimed. "You have elites, that you never elected, that are having these meetings ... deciding what is a legitimate need for you. And telling you that your needs are going to go away in your lifetime. You may not see a time where you get wants again. Just your needs are going to be addressed. Am I reading this wrong?"

"This is absolutely what is being said here," Justin agreed. "She's very clear that we need to make sure that way of life is second to life. We have to save all these people, hundreds of thousands of people are going to die from this supposedly existential threat of climate change. And their wants, and their desires, and their quality of living, all of that has to come second."

"This is a central bank saying this. This is not an elected official, who is accountable directly to the people. This is a central bank saying, we're going to print money. We're going to use monetary policy, to impose these ideas, to rework society in order to accomplish our goals," Justin added, addressing Lagarde's call for "some redistribution."

Will Great Reset elites — not elected by the U.S. — soon be dictating to the rest of the world? Watch the video clip below to hear Glenn and Justin break it down:

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