Insider Audio Collection - The Best of 2008

We asked Stu and Dan to pick their favorite bits from 2008. After locking themselves in the office for a whole weekend we finally saw the white smoke come up through the chimney and knew a decision had been reached. Here are their top 10 picks from 2008.

10. Obama Anthem

Do you really think the national anthem is going to remain the same during Obama’s administration? Come 2009, we won’t be singing about our country anymore. We’ll be singing about the one and only Lord and Savior Barack Obama.

9. Changity Change

Another catchy tune that uses the Obama theology of brainwashing; create a catchy (a.k.a. stupid) slogan for change and say it over and over and over again. The people will love it!

8. Free Credit Report (Obama)

Socialism is fun? That’s what Obama is hoping you think in the near future. While we know you won’t fall for that, we couldn’t resist having a laugh at socialism’s expense.

7. Free Credit Report / Healthcare

Think healthcare is poorly run now? Just wait till the government gets their grubby little hands on the system. It will be running as smooth as Medicare and Social Security!

6. End of Economy Sale

Sure, the entire globe is crumbling around you. The Perfect Storm is coming ashore and just crushing our country and our economy BUT that means there are some great deals to be made!

5. Exploitico: Anarchy Survival Kit

When the world ends there will be an unspecified period of time before your death. The choice is yours whether you want to breath your last few breaths in pain or in relative luxury. Be prepared! Get the Anarchy Survival Kit from Exploitico and prepare yourself for the worst to come.

4. Glenny Downer

Tired of hearing about the perfect storm, the greater depression, the new New Deal? Play this anytime Glenn makes you want to slit your throat with a plastic butter knife. But don’t let Glenn hear this song. The first time Stu and Dan played it Glenn banned it from the radio show. Isn't that fascism?

3. Ted's Dollar Store

With the economy crumbling and inflation out of control there is one local businessman who keeps it simple and remains afloat while the big greedy corporate execs falter. Ted tells it like it is, was and will be.

2. Ham! Inflation

We all saw what happened to the fine people of Zimbabwe when inflation got out of control. Today, it’s like $19 million dollars for a loaf of bread. Don’t think it can happen here? Think again, unless you can explain where we’re getting all the money for these bailouts? That’s what we thought. So in preparation for our dismal future, we take a look at what the price of Ham will be very, very soon.

1. Glenn’s Financial Warning

Ok, so Glenn has been right on a couple of predictions. But don’t be fooled into thinking he’s now a financial genius. He’s not and the lawyers agree. That’s why Stu and Dan run statements like these anytime Glenn gives out financial advice on the air.


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California's Board of Education voted unanimously to approve a new, multi-million-dollar Ethnic Studies Model Curriculum, which will be offered statewide with many of the state's largest school districts making it a requirement for graduation. According to National Review, the curriculum is "probably the most radical, polemical, and ideologically loaded educational document ever offered up for public consideration in the free world."

On the radio program Tuesday, Glenn Beck reacted to the newly approved curriculum, calling it "the craziest, most terrifying story I have ever had to report."

Glenn read an excerpt from the National Review report describing the curriculum:

Students are to be taught that white Christian settlers committed "theocide" against indigenous tribes when they arrived in the New World by murdering Native American gods and replacing them with the Christian God. According to the curriculum, this replacement ushered in a regime defined by "coloniality, dehumanization, and genocide," and the "explicit erasure and replacement of holistic Indigeneity and humanity." But all is not lost, we are told. For students will learn that they have the power and the responsibility to build a social order defined by "countergenocide," which will eventually supplant the last vestiges of colonial Christianity and pave the way for the "regeneration of indigenous epistemic and cultural futurity."

Students first clap and chant to the god Tezkatlipoka — whom the Aztecs traditionally worshipped with human sacrifice and cannibalism — asking him for the power to be "warriors" for "social justice." Next, the students chant to the gods Quetzalcoatl, Huitzilopochtli, and Xipe Totek, seeking "healing epistemologies" and "a revolutionary spirit." Huitzilopochtli, in particular, is the Aztec deity of war and inspired hundreds of thousands of human sacrifices during Aztec rule. Finally, the chant comes to a climax with a request for "liberation, transformation, [and] decolonization," after which students shout "Panche beh! Panche beh!" in pursuit of ultimate "critical consciousness."

Glenn explained some of the horrifying details of the Aztec worship traditions California's educators and administrators seek to "regenerate," including human sacrifice by the tens of thousands, cannibalism, and the severe and prolonged torture and sacrifice of children.

"Those are the gods that they [the Board of Education in California] think really need to be worshiped and brought back in our understanding because that whole Christian God was only about 'oppression'," Glenn said sardonically.

"Gang, we are in biblical-sized trouble," he added. "We are under attack from the forces of darkness unlike anything I've ever seen before ... because the soul of our nation, and the soul of children, is at stake."

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Cigna — the 13th largest corporation in the U.S. measured by revenue — has recently started teaching employees critical race theory. Those lessons, however, have been "quietly" protested by some workers who leaked lesson screenshots to the Washington Examiner.

On "The Glenn Beck Radio Program," Glenn and co-host Stu Burguiere discussed a lesson on "inclusive language" — and you won't believe which phrases Cigna classifies as offensive. Do you use any of these phrases in your daily life?

Watch the video below:


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WARNING: Here's who's REALLY behind 'spooky, right-wing' extremism

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Over the past year, the left has tried to paint conservatives as "spooky, right-wing" extremists who want to destroy the nation. But true conservatives know that's not true. However, there is a dangerous global movement that fits this "spooky" definition — masquerading as "right-wing" — and it's gaining momentum. It's called Traditionalism, with a capital "T."

This week on "The Glenn Beck Podcast," author and award-winning expert on the radical right Professor Benjamin Teitelbaum joined Glenn to define Traditionalism and explain why it's exactly how the left wants to paint conservatives — but that couldn't be further from the truth.

Teitelbaum said Traditionalism is the "most transformative political movement of the early 21st century" in his book, "War for Eternity," which Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Glenn Greenwald called "an indispensable text" for understanding "the most profound and tumultuous political shifts defining societies on every continent." It's a bizarre story, involving Steve Bannon, Hinduism, Hitler, mysticism, Aleksandr Dugin, the Constitution, and tons and tons of money.

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Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) joined Glenn Beck on the radio program Thursday to explain how "rabid partisanship" is causing President Joe Biden and his administration to make the political decisions directly responsible for the "absolute crisis at the border" — and it's getting worse every day.

Cruz described how the Biden administration is caving to the "hard left" agenda that supports open borders and views U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement as the equivalent of the Ku Klux Klan or Nazis. He listed the Trump-era policies Biden has overturned, including halting construction of the border wall, re-instituting the failed policy of "catch and release," and ending the "Remain in Mexico" policy — "a big foreign policy victory of the Trump administration."

Cruz then sounded off on the left's unbelievable hypocrisy concerning the "kids in cages" narrative, and the Biden administration's "laughable" excuse for not allowing journalists access to border facilities.

"For four years of the Trump presidency, Democrats and the media talked every day about kids in cages. What they ignored is that Barack Obama built the cages. You and I both went to those cages during the Obama administration," Cruz told Glenn. "They utterly ignored that. And now, Joe Biden is making the cages bigger, and they're more full. And I'll tell you, it's truly a catastrophe. You take a facility, like the Donna facility in South Texas. It has a capacity of 250 people ... it currently has nearly 4,000."

"So, there's a reason why the Biden administration is trying to hide it. I'm flying down to the border tonight, and I'm bringing 18 senators down to the border to see firsthand what's happening. But the Biden administration is refusing to allow press to join us," Cruz continued.

"They won't allow reporters in and, Glenn, their justification is laughable on its face. They say, the reason why they won't allow reporters in is because reporters might have COVID. So one cameraman, a cameraman, and they say, 'No, too big of a COVID risk. We can't let the guy with the camera in.' It's because they want to hide the absolute disaster," he added. "You want to talk about COVID-19? Glenn, I'll give you a stunning statistic. Of the illegal immigrants that are being released in Arlington, Texas, they are testing positive for COVID-19 at a rate seven times higher than the U.S. population."

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