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GLENN: I've got an Obama supporter on the phone. His name is Stan. He's from Rochester. Hello, Stan, how are you?

CALLER: It's hard to say, you know --

GLENN: No, no. That's not the question. Let's have a decent conversation with each other, Stan. How are you?

CALLER: I'm fine.

GLENN: Thank you for listening and thank you for holding.

CALLER: Okay. Your screener told me to get right to the point. I'm sorry.

GLENN: You are the one caller who actually has done it. I'm sorry for calling you out on that. Go ahead, Stan.

CALLER: Well, I just want to say the right wing is handing this election to Obama and I'll tell you why I think they are.

GLENN: All right.

CALLER: Is we've all done things in our lives that we're ashamed of, you know.

GLENN: Sure. You've hung out --

CALLER: I'm a recovering alcoholic the same as you.

GLENN: Yes, sir.

CALLER: And I'm sure during the time of our disease, we've done things that we're ashamed of.

GLENN: Yeah.

CALLER: We've had associations that we were ashamed of.

GLENN: Yeah.

CALLER: And the electorate is smart and they have all suffered from, you know, exaggerated stories about ourselves. You know, you take a little fact and then exaggerate it into something that's --

GLENN: Okay. Well, let's go through some of these, Stan, because this is a really good thing. I'm an alcoholic, you are an alcoholic, we can relate to doing things and being with people that, you know, we regret now. William Ayers, bombed the Pentagon, unrepentant bomber. It was printed on September 11th in the New York Times that the only thing he wished he could have done more of is bombing, he is sorry he didn't do more.

CALLER: That's an association that Obama's probably sorry for. You know, the same way we associate it with people during our disease that we would be sorry for.

GLENN: Oh, okay. So okay, we can relate. I'm an alcoholic. I don't have any terrorist friends. Are you an alcoholic? Do you have any terrorist friends?

CALLER: I don't know what my friends have done in the past. Like I said during the time --

GLENN: Hang on just a second. But he does know.

CALLER: Well, he doesn't hang out with them anymore.

GLENN: Oh, okay. But he knew at the time, he just said this last week. First it was he didn't know -- I'm sorry. First it was somebody in the neighborhood, then it was somebody that he just kind of knew and then it was, okay, well, I did announce but it wasn't a party for me. It was from somebody else and then everybody denied that. And he said, okay, that was a party for me but I just, I did know but I just thought he -- you know, I thought he was past that bombing part in his life and he was rehabilitated.

CALLER: Well, sure. I mean, you know, I had friends that I hung out with that were in jail for Mafia activities, you know.

GLENN: But you were -- but that's when you were drunk.

CALLER: Well, yeah. But I mean, now that they get out of jail and they are reformed.

GLENN: Okay, I know.

CALLER: And they don't do anything anymore, that's an association.

GLENN: Absolutely. I'm an alcoholic and I did a lot of things when I was drunk that I regret. You are an alcoholic I think is your point and you've done a lot of things when you were drunk that you regret. He was on a board with William Ayers, the terrorist that he knew but thought was repentant is the latest story. And he says that -- you know, but one of the things he did and doesn't regret it starting the UN school. Do you have a problem with the UN school, starting a school based on the principles of the United Nations and not an American school but the UN school?

CALLER: To be honest with you, Glenn, I'm not familiar with the UN school.

GLENN: Let's just say, let's just say that, you know, do you need any more than, it's a school based on the principles and the ideologies of the United Nations, not the United States.

CALLER: I understand you're going into facts, but my point of the call was to say that those are -- the electorate is looking at past associations. We don't have all the facts. We don't know what's in the man's heart, you know?

GLENN: No, you are right, we don't know what's in the man's heart, Stan but, see, here's the difference between you and me as an alcoholic and Barack Obama. You and I were drunk when we were doing things like that and we changed our lives. Now, Barack Obama has not had a pivot point. He has not said he extolls the gentleman who was his mentor and role model, a guy who has a 600-page FBI file. He is a Soviet Communist with a capital C. Frank Marshall Davis, that was his mentor growing up. He doesn't say, oh, well, he was a communist and boy, that was really bad. He just says he was a great man and he learned a lot from him. This man has never said, I had a pivot point. I've been hanging out with socialists and Marxists and communists my whole life and that's what he has been.

CALLER: Didn't William Ayers change his life and become a professor?

GLENN: No. Change his life? Read some of his books that he's currently publishing where he says that juveniles should not be punished or held responsible. He still claims this is back in I think 2003 that he is a communist with a small C which I believe means that he just doesn't shoot people if you disagree with him, anymore.

CALLER: Back to my original point of the call. That's what I'm saying about the electorate. The electorate understands that past relationships --

GLENN: Past relationships mean something, Stan, if you don't have a pivot point.

CALLER: Have you extolled all the people in your past that have --

GLENN: What about -- but I have a pivot point, Frank, and so do you -- or Stan, and so do you.

CALLER: What's your pivot point?

GLENN: My pivot point is sitting at the breakfast table with my children lying to them because I blacked out and I couldn't remember the story that I told them the night before. That was the moment that I said, I can't live this way anymore; I've got to change my life. What was Barack Obama's pivot point? Was it with Jeremiah Wright? We know it was, "Uh-oh, now they've got the tapes and the evidence of it and I better say something." That's when he pivoted. But he never denied the theology of that church. Just Reverend Wright. That was his pivot point on Reverend Wright, not the theology. And the theology is Marxism. He hasn't pivoted on William Ayers, on the things that he did, the things that he taught, the things that he talked about. Nobody has asked him about the communist with a small C. All he has said is, "Oh, well, I thought he was a repentant terrorist." Well, he wasn't, and everybody in his life knew he wasn't. And if you read any of his current works, you'd know that.

But let's just not dwell on William Ayers. Let's dwell on Tony Rezco, the time that he knew that it was bad was when he got caught. That was his pivot point on that one. His pivot point always seems to be when he gets caught. It's not a blanket pivot point, Stan, like an alcoholic's. An alcoholic's pivot point comes when you are down on the ground and you realize you have nothing to lose, except your life, and the only way you can turn your life around is if you change fundamentally. He hasn't changed fundamentally.

CALLER: See, what I'm doing here is I'm an Obama supporter and I'm not attacking McCain's character or his relationships in his past and the years he's been in the Senate.

GLENN: Stan, you need to -- you are going to make me drink. Do you understand -- Stan --

CALLER: Don't pick it up.

GLENN: Done listen to me -- don't give me the alcoholic nonsense. Listen to me, Stan. You don't stop judging -- you said it yourself. We don't know what's in the heart of a man, right?

CALLER: I don't, I don't judge a man by one incident in his life.

GLENN: I'm not judging him on one incident in his life, either. I'm judging him on ten, pretty big ones, Stan, ten! Pretty big ones!

CALLER: What has he done? What has he done?

GLENN: Good Lord, what hasn't he done? The latest one is ACORN. He just gave $800,000 to community outreaches to help him, you know, get out the vote, except that's not what he said. He said that it was $800,000 for lighting, stages and sound. When he got caught lying, then he said, "Okay, oh, no, it was for community outreach," and we find out that $86,000 went to ACORN. They are involved now in voter fraud. Good Lord, man, how much more do you need?

CALLER: Didn't McCain make his speech before ACORN? Didn't he praise them? I seen him --

GLENN: That's not the same as giving a speech, Stan. It's not -- I'm going to hang up on you because I'm going to drink. Jack Daniels, deliver a case of alcohol to me! It's not the same -- Stu, help me. Help me.

STU: The only way I can help you is getting you that Jack Daniels which we're now sending for.

GLENN: Please send me, I -- you know what? I used to drink at least a gallon a week. Send me a gallon. Let's start at the top.

If we learned nothing from the media over the past 4 years it's that colluding with a foreign entity to either win an election or for personal gain is absolutely grotesque. Well, that depends on whether you have a (D) or (R) before your name anyway. President Trump was impeached on rumor and innuendo yet Joe Biden has all but skated on his corruption up to this point.

Below is a timeline that shows the level of corruption and the lengths the Biden's went to in order to build that family's wealth and influence internationally.

2009

In 2009, Joe Biden was the brand-new Vice President and John Kerry was a U.S. Senator. Just five months after Joe was sworn in, his son Hunter, and Kerry's stepson, Christopher Heinz, formed an international private equity firm called Rosemont Capital. It had several different branches, including one called Rosemont Seneca Partners.

2010

Just nine months after Rosemont Seneca opened its doors, Hunter Biden went to China for meetings with executives from China's biggest banks, and its sovereign wealth and social security funds. That's unheard-of access for a brand-new firm. Was it just coincidence that at the same time Hunter was meeting these Chinese bigwigs, his dad was meeting with China's then-president Hu Jintao in Washington DC at a nuclear security summit?

2011

In May 2011, Joe Biden met with Chinese officials for the U.S.-China Strategic & Economic Dialogue conference in Washington. Just two weeks later, Hunter Biden went to Taiwan for meetings with the same Chinese financial giants he'd met in China in 2010, plus some new ones.

2013

By December 2013, Joe Biden was enjoying his second term as VP, and John Kerry was now Secretary of State. That's when Joe traveled to Beijing on an extended official trip and Hunter traveled with him on Air Force Two.

During their stay, Vice President Biden met with President Xi and Hunter was mostly out of sight. We don't know exactly what he was up to, but the deal finalized between Rosemont Seneca and the Bank of China just ten days after the Bidens' trip pretty much gives it away. The most powerful financial institution in China formed a joint venture with tiny Rosemont Seneca to create a giant new investment firm called Bohai Harvest RST – the "RS" stands for Rosemont Seneca.

The firm is often called "BHR" for short.

Hunter Biden was a member of the Board. Remember, the Bank of China is government-owned, which means its business is completely intertwined with the goals of the Chinese Communist Party. BHR also got the freedom to operate in the newly created Shanghai Free-Trade Zone where, over the next six years, it would use $2.5 billion of Chinese government money to invest in China, as well as in other countries, including the U.S.

During their Beijing trip, Hunter also introduced Jonathan Li to his dad. Li is Hunter's business partner – he's CEO and Director of BHR.

Hunter arranged for Joe to meet Li in the lobby of the hotel where they stayed during their Beijing trip.

2014

In 2014, one of BHR's first major investments was in the China General Nuclear Power Corporation.

CGN is a Chinese government-owned nuclear power company that sold off a stake of the company to outside investors. Problem is, CGN was under FBI investigation for paying informants in the U.S. to steal nuclear secrets.

In 2016, the FBI arrested the ringleader of this nuclear espionage, a man named Allen Ho.

When they arrested Ho, he was using a random code generator to access funds being provided to him from – where else? – the Bank of China.

Yet while this FBI probe was going on, the son of the Vice President owned a stake in the company being investigated. And even after arrests were made, Rosemont Seneca did not alter its relationship with BHR, nor did it divest from CGN, even though it was stealing U.S. nuclear secrets.

2015

In 2015, BHR partnered with the Aviation Industry Corporation of China (AVIC) to buy an American company called Henniges for $600 million.

AVIC is a gigantic military contractor in China – think Lockheed Martin – that makes fighter jets, bombers and drones. BHR bought 49% of Henniges and AVIC bought 51%.

Henniges is a precision parts manufacturer specializing in anti-vibration technology. The stuff they make is known as "dual use" by the U.S. State Department, which means the technology can also have a military application.

Because of that, the deal had to be approved by the Committee on Foreign Investment in the U.S. (CFIUS) since it could have national security implications. The thing is, the American side of BHR – meaning Hunter Biden and his pals – had to know there were serious national security implications with AVIC.

The year before they formed a partnership with AVIC, the Wall Street Journal reported how AVIC stole technology related to the U.S. Air Force's F-35 stealth fighter and used it in its own stealth fighter for the Chinese.

How the Committee on Foreign Investment approved that deal remains a mystery. CFIUS does not publicly disclose any information regarding its decisions. Their findings are not publicly announced.

Interesting that China accounted for the largest share – with 74 transactions – approved by CFIUS during Obama's second term (2013-2015).

Under the umbrella of Rosemont Capital was a real estate company called Rosemont Realty. In 2015, a Chinese company called Gemini Investments bought a 75% stake in Rosemont Realty. The company was renamed Gemini Rosemont

Gemini brought $3 billion to the partnership with Rosemont, with the aim of buying "Class A institutional-quality commercial office properties in U.S. markets."

Red flag (literally) – Gemini Investments is a subsidiary of the China Ocean Shipping Company, a.k.a., "COSCO."

COSCO is a Chinese government-owned company. Its headquarters in Beijing is actually next to the headquarters of the Bank of China. COSCO is well-known for its close military ties. It's essentially a branch of the Chinese Navy.

2017

In 2017, BHR invested in Face++. That's the facial recognition phone app built by a Chinese company that is incorporated in a separate app built by the Chinese government. Police in the Xinjiang [Sin-jong] region of China use that app to keep tabs on citizens, and track and detain Uiguhr [Wee-ger] Muslims.

The app allows police easy access to data about Chinese Muslims including things like religious activity, blood type, and even the amount of electricity they use.

2018

In March 2018, a spokesman (Chris Bastardi) for Christopher Heinz (John Kerry's stepson) emailed The Hill to say that Heinz had "no operating role" in Rosemont Seneca, and that he was not involved in any of Rosemont's deals in China (which contradicts Schweizer's report in his book Secret Empires).

Chris Heinz was involved in Rosemont Capital. Rosemont Seneca was established under the same GP as Rosemont Capital, but Chris Heinz had no operating role in it. Chris and his family have no financial interest or investment in Bohai Harvest RST, he has never traveled to China, and he has never met with the firm's Chinese management team or investors.

2019

In October 2019, Hunter Biden's lawyer, George Mesires, said Hunter did not conduct any business on that 2013 trip to Beijing with his Dad.

Mesires said the timing of BHR's business license getting approved was purely coincidental because the paperwork had been submitted months before the Bidens' China trip.

According to Hunter's lawyer, the approval " was not related in any way, shape or form to Hunter's visit."

Hunter Biden finally stepped down from the BHR board last October (2019), but he DID NOT give up his 10% stake in the company.

When Bevan Cooney — the former "junior" business partner to Hunter Biden and Devon Archer — went to jail in 2019, investigative reporter and New York Times bestselling author Peter Schweizer thought he'd never gain access to the damning emails Cooney had promised. That all changed three weeks ago when Schweizer was given complete access to Cooney's gmail account.

Schweizer joined Glenn Beck on the radio program Tuesday to describe just some of the business deals revealed within these emails — like Hunter working with an alleged Russian criminal and with Chinese communists to secure their assets, or to secure one-on-one time with his dad, then-Vice President Joe Biden. And all of this new information is completely separate from the emails allegedly discovered on Hunter Biden's laptop recently reported by the New York Post.

"So, I want to make this clear. This [Cooney's emails] has nothing to do with what's on the laptop … It didn't come from [Rudy] Giuliani. It didn't come from anybody else, right?" Glenn asked Schweizer.

"That's absolutely correct," Schweizer confirmed.

He briefly explained how Cooney, a former Los Angeles nightclub owner, is currently serving a prison sentence for his involvement in a fraudulent business bond scheme with Biden and Archer. From prison, Cooney gave Schweizer written permission to access his Gmail account.

"This is really important," he noted. "We're not looking at printouts. Not looking at PDFs. We're actually in his Gmail accounts themselves, sifting through these emails. And there's a shocking amount of information about deals involving China, involving Russia, involving all sorts of things they were trying to pull off."

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The king of "No Spin" and bestselling author of "Killing Crazy Horse," Bill O'Reilly joined Glenn Beck on this week's podcast to talk about the latest developments in Joe Biden's Ukraine and China corruption scandal. Now that some of the details are finally coming out in the open, does the average Democrat care? Maybe, but the Left doesn't seem to.

O'Reilly argued there's more hatred for President Donald Trump now than in 2016, and that some people hate President Trump so much that they'd rather vote for the "senile, corrupt" Joe Biden.

"Hunter got tens of millions of dollars from Ukraine, from Russia, from China because his father was vice president. I have no doubt in my mind," O'Reilly said. "But the hatred for Donald Trump overrides that in the minds of millions of viewers. They're saying, 'You know, we'd rather have the senile corrupt guy than Trump.'"

Asked by Glenn if any other Republican running for president would be met with the same level of vitriol, O'Reilly answered, "The Left is the Left. They don't like America. The want to redo the Constitution. They want to take some of our freedoms, like the Second Amendment and the First Amendment, and change them. And they want to destroy capitalism and replace it with a big centralized government in Washington that controls the economy … but I'm talking about the folks. I have liberal friends and I say to them, 'Do you not understand that when you vote for Biden, you're voting against your own self interest?'"

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In a phone call with his constituents, Senator Ben Sasse (R-Neb) unleashed a torrent of criticisms about President Donald Trump, saying he "flirted with white supremacists," "kisses dictators' butts," and "spends like a drunken sailor."

On the radio program Friday, Glenn said he was disappointed in Sen. Sasse for apparently forgetting all of President Trump's accomplishments. Because, in reality, Trump has accomplished a lot more than many presidents before him.

Then, for anyone who may have forgotten President Trump's achievements — or who simply hate the man so much they've ignored them — Glenn listed just some of the many things this president has achieved during his three and a half years in the White House.

Watch the video below to hear Glenn's message for all the Trump-haters who have forgotten Trump's accomplishments, or you can read Glenn's list HERE:

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