Glenn Beck: Political Geek Update


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VOICE: Electoral votes, control of the Senate, popular vote count, the latest poll, control of the house, up-to-the-minute rumors and falsehoods, fancy buzzwords and more. It's a political geek election report on the Glenn Beck program.

GLENN: Yes, indeed. And we now go to our political geek, Steve Burguiere.

STU: Thank you so much, Glenn, I appreciate it. We have a little presidential electoral update today. Here's the basic -- it's not good, by the way. Can I just start with it's not --

GLENN: Got happy news after you do.

STU: If you happen to like John McCain, not good. Glenn's going to cheer you up in a minute. Basically going to have 40 states that are going to go the same way without any real likelihood of them changing. So you take 40 out of the picture, they are all going to go for Bush like they did for Bush and Kerry. You have 10 that can flip sides. The problem is all 10 of them are red states. That's a slight to major issue for the McCain campaign. As of right now --

GLENN: May I just hop in and give you the happy sunshine news? It's never over until it's over and here's the happy news.

STU: Was that the happy news?

GLENN: No. Ronald Reagan was losing to Jimmy Carter at this point.

STU: Wow.

GLENN: It didn't break until the last few days. Now, I'm not saying that John McCain is -- and my apologies to everyone who even watched Ronald Reagan on TV, let alone his family. Which actually includes John McCain. Well, he's one of his foot soldiers. Anyway, that's a different story, "My friends." It didn't break until a couple of days before the election for Ronald Reagan. In this particular case I don't think we're going to know until we know.

STU: Yeah. Especially when it's a one-on-one battle. Anything can happen.

GLENN: Oh, and for the first time in my lifetime, I can't tell you which one is a worse candidate because they're -- no, come on. Because once is Marxist and that pushes him over into the category of, what, are you kidding me? I'm to the point now where I was driving, I was listening today to the radio. I'm driving in and I'm thinking to myself, you've got to be kidding me. You know what? I get to the point where I'm like, America, you're gonna get what you deserve if people don't wake up to this. But then I thought, John McCain, do you really know what he's going to do? For the first time in my life, I don't know what either candidate is actually going to do when they get into office. Do you?

STU: God no, who knows.

GLENN: You don't know.

STU: Well, we do know -- I've got a good idea what Barack Obama would do and I'm pretty sure it's not something I want.

GLENN: But let me ask you this. Do you -- do you.

STU: Do you.

GLENN: With what's happening with the markets and what's coming in the economy, I think he's going to nationalize everything. However, can he really do these things? Can he really -- healthcare, et cetera, et cetera, you could have a filibuster, but we're damn near broke. I mean, we were called the richest country on the Earth? Really? We borrowed $2 trillion a day. Is it trillion or billion? I don't even know. Joe, what is that number that we borrow every single day?

STU: We only have $9 trillion of debt of actual.

GLENN: And it may be roll over kind of stuff.

STU: Yeah.

GLENN: I mean, you are not rich when you're like, "Hey, brother, can you spare a dime?"

STU: I'd just like to point out that I just said on the air we only have $9 trillion of debt. I actually just said that as a sentence like it was a limited point.

GLENN: It's $11,000. It's raised it to 11.

STU: And what is it, 60 in reality? But anyway.

GLENN: We're rich.

STU: We're going off of the beaten path of the geek update, Glenn.

GLENN: I was trying to give you happy news and it didn't turn out, did it?

STU: No, not at all. I'm actually more depressed than I was at the beginning.

GLENN: Stock tip, invest in companies that make rope, because you listen to this program for very long and you're going to need rope. There's going to be millions of people going, "Honey, did you see that rope? I just thought I would throw it over a beam in the garage." "Oh, no, I think, I think Billy used it after he was listening to the Glenn Beck program." "Okay. Then he has to go to the store and buy rope." Invest in rope.

STU: All right. So we have -- right now if you just take out the states that are in actually like pretty much done, you've got 252 electoral votes for Obama already, meaning he needs 20. Now, he gets Florida or Ohio and it's over.

GLENN: He's going to get Ohio.

STU: Again with current, the way it's standing right now.

GLENN: He is going to get Ohio because they have stolen the election in Ohio. Did you hear the latest in Ohio with the pizza deliveryman?

STU: No.

GLENN: This is amazing. There's two people now that are testifying against ACORN that say that one signed 15 different slips himself. Another guy said he did 80. And they were doing it because they were like, look, man, times are tough and I'm just getting -- I've got a family and I get paid by the signature. Can you just help me out? And they did it. Yeah.

STU: Isn't that happy? Well, Glenn, if you are going to have to defend 20 votes, it's going to be very difficult. But right now he trails in Florida 48-45 McCain and in Ohio trails 49-45. There's a bunch of other states. This 10 is somewhat depressing. The only one he leads in, he's tied in a couple. The only one he leads in is Indiana 49-46. So as of right now, it's not particularly good. And his pick-up states aren't good, either. So bottom line is right now, 20 electoral votes away for Obama. Every day on this segment, by the way, I will be calling two states. They are over. As I call them, I will call them with 100% accuracy.

GLENN: Really?

STU: This is the only show you are going to hear this on. I'm calling two states today, Alaska and Delaware. My official electoral vote count is now 3-3. Write it in the books.

GLENN: You know what, may I call New York or is this only --

STU: No, Glenn, I'm looking at these numbers.

GLENN: It's too early?

STU: It's too early to call in New York.

GLENN: It's close in New York and New Jersey, I bet.

Megyn Kelly pulled her sons out of the private elementary school they attended after she learned that the boys were asked "weekly" if they were still sure they were boys. But that's not all that this "experimental transgender education program" taught.

Megyn joined Glenn Beck on the radio program to tell the story, which she thought had ended when the school apologized, and to talk about what's next for America as our leaders refuse to promote actual psychological support for our kids and instead "parade" transgenderism as the solution to their problems.

"When [my son] was in third grade, I found out they unleashed a three-week experimental transgender education program on these boys, with really inappropriate videos. The kids were confused. These are 8- and 9-year-olds, Glenn. They have no idea what the school is even talking about with the trans thing. They got really in-depth, with really in-your-face videos — and then parents complained. And the school did something it hasn't done in its 400-year history, which was they apologized. Even they realized they had done wrong," Megyn explained.

"But, then I said to my son a year later, so did they ever round back to the trans thing? Like, whatever happened with it? And he said ... they bring it up every week. ... [They ask] how many people here still feel confident that they're a boy? Do you still feel sure you're a boy?" she continued. "This is not support. This is not nonbullying. This is indoctrination. And it's deeply confusing to the children, and wrong."

Megyn went on to give examples of how she's seen trans ideology turn "support, nonbullying, kindness, friendship, allyship, on its head."

"The absolute surrender of the medical community to this insanity is a scourge on this nation. It's disgusting what is happening with our doctors," she added. "There are people who are legitimately transgender, or who have gender dysphoria. And for those people, we should be supportive and they should get the care that they need. But what we've done instead, is taken everyone who expresses any kind of gender confusion and said, you're trans. You're trans. And we have our psychiatrists doing this."

"It's crazy," Megyn asserted. "The fact that we're doing this so willy-nilly in the name of allyship and support, it's abusive. It's criminal."

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"Never forget" is not only a tribute to those we've lost, it's a warning that it could happen AGAIN. On "Glenn TV" Wednesday, Glenn Beck looks back 20 years ago to the modern generation's Pearl Harbor moment. A day of infamy we're STILL feeling repercussions from.

But in remembering 9/11, we need to look toward the future because the Biden administration is setting us up for the NEXT 9/11. They bungled the Afghanistan withdrawal, and now we have video of top al Qaeda commanders — who served with Osama bin Laden — returning to the country. But could America survive another terror attack?

Glenn asks former NYC Mayor Rudy Giuliani, the leader who brought America back from the brink. He tells Glenn about the moment he learned the Twin Towers were struck, the actions he took to prevent more terrorism, and if he thinks NYC could survive another attack under Mayor de Blasio's leadership.

Glenn is also joined by Rev. Johnnie Moore, author of "The Next Jihad." He warns that Biden's policies in the Middle East are Obama 2.0, and "if you thought ISIS was bad, you haven't seen anything yet. We must keep our eyes on Iran."

Watch the full episode of "Glenn TV" below:


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Glenn Beck and The Nazarene Fund have been working tirelessly to evacuate Americans and our allies from Afghanistan, thanks to the U.S. government's failure to do so. But it's been far from easy. A recent Newsweek article, titled "Taliban Holds Up Glenn Beck Group's Planes," addressed some of the most recent challenges. The article claimed that six planes — filled with Americans and SIVs ready for takeoff — were "grounded by the Taliban amid negotiations with the U.S. State Department." So, what's actually going on? Why is the State Department meddling in the rescue? And what are the next steps to get these Americans home?

Watch the video clip below to hear Glenn breaks down the whole story:

UPDATE: Leaked Email Shows State Department STILL Blocking Afghanistan Rescue Flights


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Bill O'Reilly joined "The Glenn Beck Program" Friday to discuss a recent House Homeland Security Committee briefing on the impact of the 9/11 terror attacks, during which "national security experts" claimed "right-wing" groups pose a greater threat to the United States than groups like the Taliban or Al-Qaeda.

Glenn played two video clips from the briefing that showed Senior Fellow Brookings Institute Center for Middle East Policy, Daniel Byman, and former National Intelligence Council Chair during the Obama administration, Christopher Kojm, in apparent agreement that "right-wing extremists" are a bigger threat to Americans today than "jihadists."

"I'm someone who has written extensively on both jihadist groups, but also right-wing, white supremacist groups," Byman says in the first video clip. "And in my mind, there's no question that today in the United States, the right-wing and white supremacist violence is a much greater risk."

"I agree with your assessment and those of my colleagues who have spoken already, there's little doubt that the domestic terrorist threat from white nationalists and right-wing extremist groups is greater than the jihadist threat today," Kojm states in the second clip.

"Who are those idiots?" O'Reilly exclaimed. "It's just unbelievable ... they're not even in the same universe. Yeah, there are bad neo-Nazi Americans running around, yeah, but there are very few of them. I mean, the jihadists are causing death and destruction, death and destruction all over the world. Not just in the United States. These people are so blatantly irresponsible and ignorant, it's just staggering."

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