Glenn Beck: MSNBC's new slogan

GLENN: From Radio City in Midtown Manhattan, third most listened to show in all of America and strangely proud of it. Hello, my name is Glenn Beck. MSNBC, yes, that glorious GE building known at 30 Rockefeller Plaza right across the street from me now, the bastion of fairness in journalism. It has a new slogan, and I kid you not. It is Experience the Power of Change. MSNBC, Experience the Power of Change. You're kidding me, right? I mean, the New York Times is reporting, "Watch MSNBC, a new commercial for the cable channel intones to Experience the Power of Change, are they introducing a new slogan that calls to mind the President Barack Obama's campaign message? NBC says it is not." No, of course they are not. The most liberal news channel in our nation's history? A channel that is just slightly right of the Soviet-run state television? I mean, why call it MSNBC anymore, really? Microsoft really didn't have anything to do with it anymore, do they? Why not just call it state cable channel 1. It has -- it just happened to pick the wording of a candidate they supported during the entire campaign. That's a total coincidence. Nothing to see here, people. Move on. If John McCain happened to win, of course they would also have run the commercials about change. Or would it -- no, no, no. MSNBC, experience the failed policies of the past. That's probably what they would have done but that would have been a total coincidence as well.

I'm actually surprised that you just don't type in and it's just, your browser just takes you to, you know,'s donation page or, you know, just, you type in and it just says, "Thank you for your donation." I mean, why not? Getting access to all the banks. You have one guy on TV that is telling Republicans to shut the hell up and spends an hour every night looking like a local theater Shakespeare lead, "I huff and I puff and I blow your house in." He talks about, has anyone noticed the similarities between serial killers and Republicans? Then another guy who gets chills up his leg and he says then it's his main job as a journalist to do everything he can to make Obama's presidency work. Really? Was that your job the last eight years? By the way, he is also the guy who is most often mentioned as a Democratic senatorial candidate. You know, when the guy in the right wing of your lineup is David Gregory, you know you need a different slogan than fair and balanced. You know you're thinking -- I mean, but why stop with the Power of Chang? How about MSNBC: Thank God for Democrats, and it would be a small G, not a capital G. I mean, you've got to be kidding me. "We're just talking about those who practice democracy. What, you thought we meant Democrat? Everybody's a Democrat. We practice democracy." "MSNBC, the power of BO." "Barack Obama? No, we weren't talking about Barack Obama. We were talking about body odor, the importance of hygiene. That's what we were doing." "MSNBC, Barack Obama is God." "What? We just meant that news about Barack Obama comes with guaranteed overnight delivery at the very latest. You've seen those trucks? What, do you think those truckdrivers that says G-O-D, God? God's the co-pilot. I don't know what you're talking about. You right wingers, where do you come up with these attacks? Boy, Sarah Palin's stupid."

Now, in a completely, completely unrelated story, Stu, do you remember three months ago when I came in to you and I don't even know if I said this on the air and I said, my gut tells me GE is in real trouble. Do you remember that?

STU: Yeah, I do actually.

GLENN: And you thought I was crazy, didn't you?

STU: No, I didn't -- why do you always say that about everything you say? I didn't think you were crazy at all about that. That makes a lot of sense to me actually.

GLENN: I said -- and I don't know if I said it on the air. I said, my gut tells me there's no sign -- remember, everybody -- this is before Warren Buffett even started buying in stock at GE and I said there's trouble. And then when Warren Buffett bought the stock and he's like, "Look, I'm buying, because there's great deals like GE." Once I bought that stock, I thought, uh-uh, GE's in real trouble. Why is Warren Buffett making a big deal out of buying stock in GE? Well, something else now comes to mind, completely unrelated to MSNBC's about how long down before the god Obama, making sure that the Democrats know exactly where they stand. Shameless, shameless propaganda? MSNBC, their parent company, General Electric, has just received a $139 billion bailout. Wait a minute. $139 billion has now gone to GE because they are too big to fail. And, you know, they are having some problems. "No, Warren Buffett told everybody that we should buy GE." Remember, they're having trouble? Gee, how come I haven't heard that? These people, it is the biggest swindle I've ever seen. If this were being done by nongovernment agencies, if this was being done in the private sector, all of these people would be in jail. They are telling us on television: "You know what you should do? You should invest in GE. Look at me. I'm investing in GE. Look, everything's fine." Barney Frank is on television: "Fannie and Freddie? Look, I've always said Fannie is, but Freddie's great, too. So come on. There's nothing to see here, people. Move along. Nothing to see here. Don't look behind the curtain. What man behind the curtain? I am the great and powerful Oz!" Ken Lay did less damage to the American economy than these people in congress have done. Ken Lay only said -- Stu, was it on a phone call or was it in a memo where he said, "Hey, there's nothing wrong with Enron."

STU: Yeah, I believe it was a conference call.

GLENN: Conference call: Nothing wrong with Enron. Barney Frank was on national television saying, "Nothing wrong with Enron." The whole thing collapsed. They don't hold any responsibility? We don't hold them responsible? Chris Dodd, Chris Dodd right now is on television pointing his finger at the camera saying, "It's reasonable for us to ask what recipients will do with the money." How about what you're going to do with my money! You're the recipient, Chris Dodd, of my money! It is reasonable for me to ask what the hell are you going to do with my money? These people, they should be in prison. They should be in prison. There is no shame, and isn't it interesting that I can look at a situation and go, wait a minute, GE, everybody says GE is fine. I don't think GE is fine. Why do I feel that way? Because I can connect the dots. I can connect the dots. GE is also GE Capital you connect the dots. "Nothing wrong here. Everything's fine." Really? Why is General Motors in the trouble it's in? Because it's also GMAC. It got into the mortgage stuff. But GE is too big to fail.

Terry Trobiani owns Gianelli's Drive Thru in Prairie Grove, Illinois, where he put up a row of American flags for the Fourth of July. But the city claimed he was displaying two of them improperly and issued him a $100 ticket for each flag.

Terry joined Glenn Beck on the radio program Tuesday to explain what he believes really happened. He told Glenn that, according to city ordinance, the American flag is considered "ornamental" and should therefore have been permitted on a federal holiday. But the city has now classified the flag as a "sign."

"Apparently, the village of Prairie Grove has classified the American flag as a sign and they've taken away the symbol of the American flag," Terry said. "So, as a sign, it falls under their temporary sign ordinance, which prohibits any flying, or any positioning of signs on your property — and now this includes the American flag. [...] The only way I could fly the American flag on my property is if I put it on a permanent 20 to 30-foot flagpole, which they have to permit."

Terry went on to explain how the city is now demanding an apology for his actions, and all after more than a year of small-business crushing COVID restrictions and government mandates.

"COVID was tough," Terry stated. "You know, we're in the restaurant business. COVID was tough on us. We succeeded. We made it through. We cut a lot of things, but we never cut an employee. We paid all our employees. I didn't take a paycheck for a year just to keep our employees on, because it was that important to me to keep things going. And, you know, you fight for a year, and you beat a pandemic, and then you have this little municipality with five trustees and a president, who just have no respect for small businesses. And right now, what I see is they have no respect for the republic and the United States ... I think it's terrible. The direction that government, at all levels, have taken us to this point, it's despicable."

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The Biden administration is now doing everything it can to censor what it has decided is COVID-19 "misinformation." But Glenn Beck isn't confident that the silencing of voices will stop there.

Yeonmi Park grew up in North Korea, where there is no freedom of speech, and she joined Glenn to warn that America must not let this freedom go.

"Whenever authoritarianism rises, the first thing they go after is freedom of speech," she said.

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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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