Glenn Beck: Obama's $1.2 trillion 'plan'


The Obama National Anthem...

GLENN: Today Barack Obama is stepping to the plate and going to spend $1.2 trillion of your money and my money, $1.2 trillion. He says trillion dollar deficits are going to be many years to come, trillion dollar. I -- holy -- what about that war we couldn't afford? I mean, it seems like a bargain discount now, doesn't it? Trillion dollar deficits.

Now, here's the great thing, and I know everybody's going to feel -- I know everybody's going, "Glenn, what are you worried about? Please! You're freakin' out." Don't you see? We've already spent this kind of money before. We're now spending -- our debt is going to be about 8.5 of GDP. 8.5 of gross. So everything we make, we're going to take 8% of that and throw it into debt. We've done that before. In fact, I think we got as high as 11% and we did that in World War II. And they want to point out that right after World War II, as soon as we got that pesky thing done, we paid off that debt and everything was great.

Okay. Stop the music for a second. Let me just apply common sense. Remember yesterday I told you that we were going to start applying common sense. We weren't going to play by all the rules that everybody wants us to play, we weren't going to look through things, through the little prism that they've created for us. We were going to just use common sense. So let's use common sense on $1.2 trillion that is being spent on infrastructure and things that are really going to get us going again. They are going to create all these new jobs. And once we get this economy chugging again, well, then we're going to be able to pay off this huge debt. Don't forget, you know, pay no attention to the $56 trillion of, not debt but promises that we've already made. Promises, they are promises. I love this one. This is what President Bush has said recently: No, no, no, the $2 trillion? What are you talking about, $2 trillion? No, no, no, that's part of just promises that we've made. We've only -- the TARP, we only used $350 billion. But wait a minute, it's not even $2 trillion, President Bush. It's now, what is it, $7.6 trillion? It's up to 8 now? $8 trillion since October. The government will say we didn't spend that money. No, you only promised people that you would give them that money. Again if I use common sense, let's say you go into a bank and the bank says, "Okay, let's see, you want to buy a million dollar house. Okay. Let me see your income. Okay, that's going to -- let's see. Hang on just a second. You have no debt whatsoever?" "No, uh-uh, I don't have any debt." "Wait a minute, you're not making payments on anything? You didn't borrow anything else?" "Nope, uh-uh." "So all of your income is free?" "Uh-huh. I don't owe anybody anything." "Wait a minute, what is this?" "Oh, don't worry about that. That's just promises I've made." "Well, this shows that 100% of your salary has been promised to somebody else." "Yes, but I haven't spent it. I've only promised it to other people. So can we j ust put our loan through?" "No! Get the hell out of the bank!" That's what common sense would tell you. But here, uh-uh, common sense doesn't tell you that because people want you to look through a prism that has nothing to do with common sense. "Oh, well, it's just magic. We've done it before." Okay, it's not really magic now, is it? "No, it's actually highly technical, probably so technical, you know, that you little people can't understand." Well, wait a minute, give me a shot, will you? "Okay. Well, you spend this money to make money." "Okay, I think I agree with that. But how much money are you spending and how exactly are you going to make it back?" "Well, just the way we did in World War II. We spent all that money in World War II. 11% of our GDP. That's more than we're spending now in relation to our GDP, so -- and look at what happened." "Okay, all right. Well, let's just compare a few things. Didn't we in World War II develop the jet engine?" "Well, yes, of course we did." "Didn't we also do something, I don't remember what -- oh, yeah, the Manhattan Project?" "Well, it was -- yeah, sure." "Didn't we also build dams?" "Well, yeah, of course we did." "Didn't we also build the first highway system?" "Of course we did." "Okay. What are you doing with the $1.2 trillion?"

Obama is so proud of this that he's actually having these mayors stand on stage with him today when they make the announcement that it's going to be gigantic spending just to get the economy moving. For instance, in towns like Miami. You have the mayor of Miami coming and he's going to talk about the noteworthy projects a lot like the Manhattan Project of a water slide. Oh, and there's a BMX and dirt bike trail at Virginia Key Park. And then they are going to build a Miami Rowing Club building and then there will be the Virginia Key Beach museum. In Trenton, New Jersey they have got 34 requests. They are going to do the Trenton Club renovation project, the Port of Trenton, that is my favorite, people come from all over the world to see the Port of Trenton museum. Then, of course, there's the Eagle Tavern development. I mean, you gotta drink. Then the mayor of Providence, Rhode Island is going to be there. He's going to talk about the Roger Williams Park Zoo. Roger Williams, didn't he sell more albums than Elvis and Boxcar Willie combined? He's going to be in from Providence and he's going to talk about the new polar bear exhibit that they want to build and soccer field improvements. Then the mayor from Philadelphia, Michael Nutter, is talking about the Philadelphia zoo. They are going to -- oh... oh, I didn't know this! They're doing the Big Cat Falls? Yeah! Finally they are going to build a nice waterfall. Well, now I want to go to the Philadelphia zoo and so does everyone from planet Earth. So when I look at the water slide, the BMX dirt trails and the Big Cat Falls and I compare them to the invention of the jet engine and the Manhattan Project and cheap plentiful energy from falling water, hmmm.

Why does this make a difference? Because the reason we could pay off the debt that we incurred in World War II is because what we invested the money in changed the face of the Earth. We were the ones who owned the technology. We were the ones who invented it. We were the best at building it. And so when the war ended, we used that to create private stuff and the world came beating a path to our door because we had something that everybody wanted. I'm sorry, but I don't think that the BMX dirt bike -- of course, the Port of Trenton Museum is pretty good, and there are going to be nice soccer field improvements in Providence, Rhode Island. So maybe I'm wrong. Maybe I'm just -- you're crazy, Glenn, shut up. We're marching to socialism and we've got lots of friends who are marching with us.

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) joined the "Glenn Beck Radio Program" to explain how mail-in ballots are typically disqualified during recounts at a far higher rate than in-person, Election Day ballots, and why this is "good news" for President Donald Trump's legal battle over the election.

"One of the things that gives the greatest cause for optimism is, this election ... there's a pretty marked disparity in terms of how the votes were distributed. On Election Day, with in-person voting, Donald Trump won a significant majority of the votes cast on in-person voting on Election Day. Of mail-in voting, Joe Biden won a significant majority of the votes cast early on mail-in voting," Cruz explained.

"Now, here's the good news: If you look historically to recounts, if you look historically to election litigation, the votes cast in person on Election Day tend to stand. It's sort of hard to screw that up. Those votes are generally legal, and they're not set aside. Mail-in votes historically have a much higher rate of rejection … when they're examined, there are a whole series of legal requirements that vary state by state, but mail-in votes consistently have a higher rate of rejection, which suggests that as these votes begin being examined and subjected to scrutiny, that you're going to see Joe Biden's vote tallies go down. That's a good thing," he added. "The challenge is, for President Trump to prevail, he's got to run the table. He's got to win, not just in one state but in several states. That makes it a lot harder to prevail in the litigation. I hope that he does so, but it is a real challenge and we shouldn't try to convince ourselves otherwise."

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Fox News senior meteorologist Janice Dean is perhaps even more disgusted with New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) for his coronavirus response than BlazeTV's Stu Burguiere (read what Stu has to say on the subject here), and for a good reason.

She lost both of her in-laws to COVID-19 in New York's nursing homes after Gov. Cuomo's infamous nursing home mandate, which Cuomo has since had scrubbed from the state's website and blamed everyone from the New York Post to nursing care workers to (every leftist's favorite scapegoat) President Donald Trump.

Janice joined Glenn and Stu on the "Glenn Beck Radio Program" Tuesday to ask why mainstream media is not holding Gov. Cuomo — who recently published a book about his leadership during the COVID-19 pandemic — accountable?

"I'm vocal because I have not seen the mainstream media ask these questions or demand accountability of their leaders. [Cuomo] really has been ruling with an iron fist, and every time he does get asked a question, he blames everybody else except the person that signed that order," Janice said.

"In my mind, he's profiting off the over 30 thousand New Yorkers, including my in-laws, that died by publishing a book on 'leadership' of New York," she added. "His order has helped kill thousands of relatives of New York state. And this is not political, Glenn. This is not about Republican or Democrat. My in-laws were registered Democrats. This is not about politics. This is about accountability for something that went wrong, and it's because of your [Cuomo's] leadership that we're put into this situation."

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As America grows divided and afraid to disagree with the Democrats' woke plan for America, Megyn Kelly is ready to fight back for the truth. For nearly two decades, she navigated the volatile and broken world of the media. But as America leans on independent voices more than ever, she's breaking new ground with "The Megyn Kelly Show."

She joined the latest Glenn Beck Podcast to break down what's coming next after the election: Black Lives Matter is mainstream, leftists are making lists of Trump supporters, and the Hunter Biden scandal is on the back burner.

Megyn and Glenn reminisce about their cable news days (including her infamous run-in with then-presidential candidate Donald Trump) and to look into the chaotic and shady world of journalism and the growing entitlement it's bred. For example, many conservatives have been shocked by how Fox News handled the election.

Megyn defended Fox News, saying she believes Fox News' mission "is a good one," but also didn't hold back on hosts like Neil Cavuto, who cut off a White House briefing to fact check it — something she never would have done, even while covering President Obama.

Megyn also shared this insightful takeaway from her time at NBC: "Jane Fonda was an ass."

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Glenn Beck has had enough of exposing scandal after scandal, just to have everyone look the other way: Benghazi, Hillary Clinton's emails, Joe and Hunter Biden's dealings in Ukraine and China … the list goes on, but no consequences are paid. Now, the media have called the election for Joe Biden and insist no one can question it. But for many of the more than 71 million people who voted for President Trump, our search for the truth isn't over yet.

On his Wednesday night special this week, Glenn called out the left's long list of alleged corruption that has gone unchecked and stressed that Donald Trump's legal team must be allowed to go through the process of investigating the multiple allegations of election fraud to ensure our voting systems are fair.

"I don't know about you, but I'm tired. I am worn out. I am fed up!" Glenn said during his opening monologue. "I've had enough. I am tired of exposing corruption, doing our homework, even going overseas and having documents translated to make sure they're exactly right, [and] presenting the evidence ... except, once we expose it, nothing happens. Nobody goes to jail. Nobody pays for a damn thing any more!"

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