Glenn Beck: Lieberman scolded by Dems

GLENN: From Radio City in Midtown Manhattan, hello, you sick twisted freak. Welcome to the program. So Democrats in the Senate are going to gather and decide how to slap the hand of Joe Lieberman for the ultimate crime of putting his values above the party. "There will be no dissent. Papers, please." You see, Joe Lieberman liked the guy with the R after his name instead of the guy with the D after his name. The party that is inclusive, the party that likes diversity, the party that would just like people to just stop hating people who are different would like to officially hate Joe Lieberman. Some might say this is a little petty, a little childish that they want to punish Joe Lieberman for supporting McCain but actually it's much, much worse than that. Remember, Joe Lieberman didn't leave the Democrats. The Democrats left him. He was their vice presidential nomination, nominee in 2000. He makes a decision to support the Iraq war, as do most other Democrats. His big problem was not making the decision to support the war. It was that he based his decision on principles and not politics. When other Democrats voted for the war, it was popular. When he voted for the war, it was popular but then it became unpopular. So when all the other Democrats saw that the poll ticks below 50%, it became an unjust war to the people who voted for it except for the people like Joe Lieberman, it was still just and legal, it was still based in principles, again what a jerk. So the Democrats decided to support nobody, Ted Le Mon, he is, by the way, still a nobody. He wound up being blown away by Joe Lieberman in the general election and then he had, Joe Lieberman, had the audacity of principles again to support John McCain because he takes Islamic extremism seriously, unlike the other guy with a D after his name. So what should the Democrats do for joltin' Joe Lieberman for the heresy? Well, you can no longer put him on the rack. They are saying that's not good because they are against torture. They don't know what to do. They're like, it's heresy, can we imprison him? Should they strip him of his committee chair? Should they spank him and tell him he was naughty? No, I think a lot of them might enjoy that too much. Should they tell him they don't want him around? "Maybe we can give him a series of wet willys, huh? Come on, guys." It's not exactly what they're doing it. It's how they are doing it. This is Senator Byron Dorgan from Minnesota. Listen carefully.

SENATOR DORGAN: What I think will happen on Tuesday is Senator Lieberman will make a presentation to the caucus and the caucus will by secret ballot decide what we might want to do and, you know, the Joseph friend of mine --

GLENN: Stop, stop, stop, stop. Can you play that again? I'm sorry. A couple of words just jumped out at me. See if I heard it right. Can you play it again, please?

SENATOR DORGAN: What I think will happen on Tuesday is Senator Lieberman will I think make a presentation to the caucus and the caucus will by secret ballot decide what we might want to do.

GLENN: There it is again. I did hear it. They were going to do it by secret ballot. Huh. Secret ballot? That sounds downright unAmerican. Secret ballot? "It's nothing but this Bush and Cheney administration and their secrets. This administration has been too secretive!" They want a secret ballot. Let me just -- hang on just a second. Quoting the story here: Lawmakers will be able to write their vote on a slip of paper, whose papers will be collected and counted and the final tally will be read allowed to the caucus. Lieberman then will be able to know how many of his members stood against him but will not know their identities. Wouldn't know their identities? Why won't he be able to know who voted against him? Why would you need a secret ballot? I mean, you don't think that would cause problems between the other senators and Lieberman afterwards, do you? I mean, if he had a secret ballot, why not? What's the problem with a secret -- you don't suppose that some might vote differently to keep relationships intact, do you? You don't suppose that some of these slimy weasely senators could pressure others, do you? You don't -- you don't think that they are voting secretly so they can avoid all those problems and so much more, do you? Like arm-twisting? That wouldn't happen! Gosh, it's weird. You know what I'm thinking? I'm thinking, where have I heard this secret ballot? Oh, it's like conservatives, the way they feel about those, you know, those card check things that the Democrats are all for, where they want to get rid of the secret ballot, you know, so you could just unionize so people can -- but don't worry. We're talking about congress. The rules never apply to congress like they will apply to you. They're worried that maybe their relationships would go bad. What are you worried about? Some cartoonish-like thug from the union saying, "I think I'm going to break your legs if you don't vote for..." I mean, that's a cartoon. That doesn't happen in unions. When they got power and money at stake, you think they are going to threaten you? Sure, the secret ballot's going to be abolished and the unions can come to your house to record your vote. But it's not like what the hell these senators are going to have to go through if they don't have a secret ballot. They might not be able to sit in their government-sponsored and subsidized lunch rooms. Well, I mean, they could sit there but not pleasantly. Joe Lieberman would know. My goodness.

You know what? What's good for the golden geese in Washington is apparently too good for the lowly ganders outside the beltway yet again. But why should we be surprised? You know, it is amazing to me how the similarities of communism, you know who has control of this country because just as always, it is the communist that says, "Well, I'm different." You know, look, I need that special lane because I'm doing the people's work. I need that secret ballot. You people don't know what you're doing. And they will make all their special favors and their back room deals and they will gather their power and they will gather their money at the expense of you and your freedoms.

Former senior COVID adviser for the Biden administration Andy Slavitt suggested Americans should have "sacrificed a little bit more" to get through the pandemic during an interview with CBS' "This Morning" earlier this week.

Asked by host Tony Dokoupil how much of the pandemic was preventable, Slavitt responded by first blaming the Trump administration, then all Americans in general for not sacrificing enough.

"We obviously had a set of technical mistakes with the testing and the PPE that we know about. But if we're honest, there were also two other mistakes, that caused a lot of loss of life. One was just plainly political leadership mistakes. We denied the virus for too long under the Trump White House. There was too much squashing under divisions," Slavitt said.

"But I also think we all need to look at one another and ask ourselves, 'What do we need to do better next time?' And in many respects, being able to sacrifice a little bit for one another to get through this and to save more lives is going to be essential. And it's something that I think we could all have done a little bit better on," he continued.

On the radio program, Glenn Beck had more than a few fiery words for Slavitt, who is apparently unaware of the terrible toll this pandemic has had on the mental, physical, and emotional health of millions of Americans.

"We could have sacrificed a little bit more?" he asked. "So, the sacrifice of [nearly] 40% of all businesses now being closed, I mean permanently out of business ... was that sacrifice good enough? Or the fact that teen suicide now is up by 31%? A few more of us should have sacrificed our children, you know, throw them up on the altar of Anthony Fauci? I think we could have done it, right?"

"Go to hell," Glenn added. "Who do you think you are, telling us that we should sacrifice more?"

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President Joe Biden and world leaders are spending the week discussing the biggest issues across the globe. But Mike Pompeo, former Secretary of State during the Trump administration, believes more needs to be done.

Pompeo joined the "Glenn Beck Radio Program" Tuesday to talk about President Biden's upcoming meeting with Russian president Vladimir Putin, and to explain why he believes it's not just "appropriate," but necessary to hold Putin accountable for the recent cyberattacks on the Colonial Pipeline and the JBS meat processing company.

Pompeo said it's likely that "at the very least" Putin turned a blind eye to the major attacks against U.S. infrastructure. He stressed that the Biden administration should not abandon private businesses in the face of these ransomware hacks, but rather do everything possible to make sure those businesses' assets are secure from future invasions.

"This is an attack on America," Pompeo said. "It came through an attack on a commercial enterprise, but the capacity for pipelines to move product around on our east coast is an American national security interest.... We have to help these businesses protect their systems, and then there has to be a national effort to impose costs on those who put American lives at risk by denying available product around our country.

"Putin, at the very least, is turning a blind eye to [the cyberattacks], probably more. So, it's appropriate to hold Vladimir Putin and the Russians accountable for the actions taking place inside of their country," he added. "We have to do it, and there are tools by which we can."

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On "The Glenn Beck Radio Program," Glenn read from the Bible's II Timothy 3, in which Paul warns of "perilous times" to come and describes a generation that will be lovers of themselves, lovers of money, boastful, proud, abusive, disobedient to their parents, ungrateful, unholy, without love, unforgiving, and the list goes on. Sound familiar?

But Glenn said the times we're facing — which will likely become more and more difficult — are not any graver than what our Founders faced. We can overcome, and while it won't be easy, it will be worth it.

"Just like George Washington and the badge of merit, we will not be able to conquer this evil unless we are on God's side. If we don't have Divine Providence, we will not be able to survive. The things that are arrayed in front of us, are no greater no less than what our Founders had arrayed against them," Glenn stated.

"So, what will we do? You must make those decisions, as a family, right now. What is the line for you that you and your family will not cross? Because if you don't know it now, you will cross it," he warned. "You have to speak out, be that voice. You have to be strong enough to lead."

Glenn went on to thank and praise his audience, saying, "This is the kindest, most generous audience I have ever encountered."

"You will stand. This audience could be the extra 5% that is needed to change things, for the better," he added. "We have great and glorious times, when I believe we will see the hand of God. We will see miracles. Expect them. And live in such a way where you can call them down."

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How many times must the corporate media get something completely wrong — and attack anyone who dares to disagree — before we realize who they have become?

On the radio program Friday, Glenn Beck shared an article from the Daily Caller titled, "Eight Anti-Trump Narratives the Media Finally Had to Admit Were False All Along." From the Lafayette Square controversy to the denial that COVID-19 could have anything to do with a lab in China to the "Russian bounties" story, the list of mainstream media conspiracy theories goes on and on. If it were anyone but the liberal media who got the facts this embarrassingly wrong, they would have been out of a job long ago.

Watch the video clip below to hear eight of the most anti-Trump the narratives shamelessly pushed by the media — that were completely wrong.


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