Glenn Beck: Another Dem who doesn't pay taxes


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So I finally figured out why the Democrats don't mind raising taxes. They don't seem to be paying them. You know what I mean? It's like why are the politicians always saying that we need to be more charitable? Do they not understand who Americans are? We're the most charitable on the entire planet. Well, have you seen their charity outgivings? I mean, what is it? Biden has .8% of his salary? I think that's a high. .8% of his salary has gone to charity. That's fine, you don't want to give a dime to charity, I don't care, but don't lecture me about giving to charity for the love of Pete. The same thing with taxes. "Well, I think it is your patriotic duty to pay taxes." Well, then let's talk to Senator Daschle, shall we? Let's talk to Timothy Geithner, can we? If President Obama really wanted to set a new tone in Washington which by the way, I think we all know now he doesn't, he has no intention of doing that. Remember, no lobbyists, then he appoints lobbyists. We're going to have transparency and we're going to play by the rule. There's going to be a new era of responsibility. That was in his speech. A new era of responsibility. Tim Geithner didn't -- well, no, I take it back. That is kind of -- he's right. Oh, my gosh, I just realized Obama's been telling the truth. It is the new era of responsibility. There is none! You don't have to be responsible for jack! Hey, I can give a loan to a guy for $3 million for a house that he clearly can't afford. Well, I don't know he clearly couldn't afford it because I'm not demanding any pay stubs and I don't even know if he's a citizen and I don't have a Social Security number, but I can give him that loan. And if you screw it up, if it turns out that that wasn't a good bet, whoa. You know, you don't have to worry about it. The government will swoop in and take care of it for you. If you've just screwed up on your income tax over and over and over and over again, don't worry about it. You can still get the job as long as you are really smart, or in with the right people. Tom Daschle? Tom Daschle has just today updated his income tax another $6,000 because he wasn't sure if that car and driver that had been given to him by a friend was taxable income. I've got a couple of questions on this one. How did you not know a car and driver would be taxable income? And if you really thought it was a gift from a friend, what kind of friends do you have? Who -- is there anybody within the sound of my voice, anybody that a friend has said, "I'm going to provide you with a car and driver." We've got eight million listeners. Is there a soul that had a friend say, "You know what? You need a car and driver." And you were, "Really? You've got to be kidding. That is so kind of you. Thank you so much."

By the way, I want to know if you have a friend that did that, was there ever any time that you said, "What's the catch," or are you guys just such good friends, he gives cars and drivers to a lot of people. I got two questions on Tom Daschle. One, how did you not know that?

Now, let's give him the benefit of the doubt. The taxpayer, you, have provided him with a car and driver for years. So maybe he's just so out of touch. Everybody doesn't have a car and driver. I've had one for years. What's wrong with you? You know, everybody talks about how stressed out they are in traffic. "Everybody's got a driver. Even though I didn't take it from the federal government, I had a friend give me one." How did you not know that that was supposed to go on your income tax? And separate question, your Honor: Hey, Tom, who's that buddy giving you a car and driver? But that's not the only income tax that he owed. He owed other income tax. Can I ask another question? We got eight million minds working right now, just hold them for a second, everybody check the files. Unless you're driving, close your eyes. Of course you are not driving. You got a car and driver. So just check the files for me real quick. Just process, process. When I say to you, name the Republican, the Democrat, the independent, the socialist, anybody that's ever gone to Washington that was ever caught and gave this press conference: "Ladies and gentlemen of the press, as you know, I have just been audited by the IRS" -- okay, just stop there. Anybody heard that press conference ever? Anybody ever seen any of these clowns audited by the IRS? I couldn't find that file, either. So he goes on, I've just been audited by the IRS and found out I made mistakes in my tax return and as it turns out, I overpaid by $10,000. Name the time that one of these people have overpaid their taxes. Name it. Name it. One, just one. Why is it that all of these people, every single one of them that seems to get caught up into some sort of a scandal is like, "Oh, my gosh. Wait a minute, wait a minute. That piece of paper that I bring to the bank twice a month, that's taxable?" I didn't know that. I -- really? So wait a minute. The W-2, I just threw that thing away. I just thought that was about -- I just thought t hat was about Bush's second term that said W-2. I threw it out. How do I know? We've got to make these things a little simpler, you know. "Senator, you are the one writing the tax code." "I've got to go. I've got my car waiting for me outside."

I had a friend over the weekend come over to my house, and he's losing his house and is just an honorable man, just an honorable man. He said, "Glenn, I, you know, I didn't get it until it was too late." He said, "You know, about a year ago I started seeing trouble on the horizon; I'm like, uh-oh." He said, "I made mistakes, it's my fault, my fault," and so he's losing everything. And he looked at me. He's an honorable guy. And he looked at me and he said, "I'm just trying to figure out why I should pay my income tax." He said, "I owe all this income tax." He said, "I'm trying to figure out why I should pay it." And I said, "Well, let me tell you. Because you're not too big to fail. You're not the most qualified person for this job. You're just a schlub." I mean, how many times can you play this out? If Obama really wanted to make a difference, if he really wanted to say, "I'm going to make a difference here, I'm going to show you there's a new era of responsibility," you know what he would say today? "America, it obviously has come to your attention because even I'm seeing it. There seems to be a paying your income tax problem with our leaders here in Washington, and how are we ever expected to ask you to pay your income tax if your leaders in Washington aren't paying theirs. They seem to be wanting to raise your income tax all the time, yet they can't figure out the tax code. Now, I'm going to take them to the benefit of the doubt that they couldn't fix the tax code, they don't understand the tax code that they themselves have written, but you need to have confidence in them. So here's what's going to happen. I'm issuing an order now, executive order 673,112. The others have all been about socialized, you know, labor and everything else, but don't worry about it. This one I'm issuing and it is a call to the IRS and they're not going to be answering to Geithner on this one -- I'm just saying -- a call to the IRS to audit every single person in government. And if they owe taxes, we're going to start -- we're going to clean up our own house first. If they owe taxes, we're going to treat them exactly the way we treat you and that is we're going to fine them or jail them or, you know, go after their wife or whoever else was signing that, we're going to treat them exactly like you. Now, those on Capitol Hill may say that, whoa, wait a minute, you can't do that. And that's good, just change the law. If they say you get unlimited breaks, that's fine, then everybody needs to get unlimited breaks."

I mean, when did we become this country where -- you know what, people will call and write. You should see the mail I'm getting now. And the mail I'm getting, a lot of it is saying, "Glenn, I am afraid for our country. I am afraid for our republic. I am really fearful that, you know, there's going to be another American Revolution. Gang, there's not going to be another American Revolution. This is why I've said be very, very careful who you listen to, who you follow, what you -- you know, people will say all the time, "Well, I think we should let these banks fail." I say that. But I have war gamed that scenario out. I know what that means. And that means depression like I don't even think our grandparents have seen. I'm willing to eat cabbage for 10 years. I'm willing to lose everything. I'm willing to lose my job, I am willing to lose my house, and it's not flippantly. I say that because I would rather have my children be free at the end of that walk than cower and do things in fear that will take that freedom away from them. But when people say revolution, or, this isn't going to last or whatever, I've been warning for two years, "Please turn this around," because we're not headed for an American Revolution. We're headed for a French Revolution.

The difference between -- one of the differences between the French and the American Revolution was the people. The people, the people in the American Revolution were God-fearing people that were -- it wasn't out of anger and spite and all of that. It was, "We want to be free," and they were striving for something better. We're not striving for something better currently. We've got venom in us. We're angry. And so far I haven't seen any God-fearing leaders come to the forefront. Our leaders of the American Revolution, they were George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, James Madison, John Adams. Where are those people? If you don't have those people, you have the French Revolution which ends at the guillotine.

These people in Washington, and not all of them, are setting up French society. You know, I've said on this program we're becoming France. Well, we're becoming not only France today, we're already France today. It just hasn't really registered yet, but we're already France today, but we are quickly becoming the France that was for the French Revolution, where there are two sets of people. There are the uber rich industrialists that don't care about their country, they don't care about anything but their own wealth that are now merging with the -- it's becoming -- CitiBank and Bank of America and all of these companies, if they're not careful, they are going to be the king's court. They are the ones standing around in the giant circles and saying, "Yes, that's right. Congratulations, Mr. President," no matter which side it is. "We are in your court. We're here for ya." And the government is becoming the king and they're all in bed together. Meanwhile, there are those of all different economic classes that are not allowed into the king's court, that are standing outside the gate, that have to live by different rules. When did America become this country where you're just too smart, it doesn't matter what you do.

You know what this is? "Well, he's the guy to save us." "Wait, we have to have Daschle. He's the best guy in healthcare." He's the -- Tom Daschle is the best guy on healthcare, Tom Daschle? Nobody else can do it except Tom Daschle? That's it? How sad is it for America that we only have one man in America that can run the treasury department? Only one can run it! How -- when did we become that country? We're not that country. That's not true we need to reconnect quickly to "Everybody is the same, everybody plays by the same rules," but I don't see that coming out of Washington, and somebody better step to the plate soon and demand it. We're going to talk to some of those people over the next couple of days that are in Washington that are demanding action.

Friday on our TV show we started "Where in the world are Chris Dodd's mortgage papers?" He promised these months ago. If I said to you right now, "Hey, go get your mortgage papers," could you do it? If you were at home with your mortgage papers, could you put your hands on your mortgage papers within 10 minutes? I'm just saying that, you know, somebody else is watching the kids or somebody else is doing whatever, could you put your hands on your mortgage papers within 10 minutes? Chris Dodd has had over six months. He can't do it. Would you be given that break? If Chris Dodd thought you were dirty, would Chris Dodd and Barney Frank allow you over six months to say, "I'll get to it in a little while"? Would they? Don't answer. It's rhetorical.

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I want to talk to you about something that probably didn't make a lot of sense a long time ago. In fact, I can't tell you how many program directors and how many stations threatened to cancel. Or how many calls I got from the average listener saying; What the hell are you even talking about when I talked about, the leadership of Martin Luther King.

I have done everything I can — as much as I possibly can — to teach you about Martin Luther King and nonviolent protests. And I don't think there's anybody in the media who has talked about nonviolence longer and more in-depth on commercial airwaves than me. Preachers, certainly. But commercial airwaves — I don't think anybody has.

Now I think many are beginning to understand why I tried to lay that foundation. I have told you since September 11th that I have this feeling you are going to be the group of people that will, in the end, save the republic.

I've always believed that. I don't know how it's saved. It might just be preserved in our hearts, I don't know. But I believe it now.

I never wanted us to get to this point — everything I've done is to prevent us from getting here. But everybody is so politically tied to their side that no one will let their shields down and actually listen to one another.

And we're at that desperate point now.

You are equipped to save the republic because you at least hopefully have a fundamental understanding of the Constitution and the Bill of Rights. And you have at least a basic understanding of American history. More importantly, what makes this audience so phenomenal is that it is the most generous and service-minded audience of any show in America and perhaps the world.

That's part of what continues to be so frustrating about the Capitol invasion last week. Because you're being maligned.

You.

I know who you are. This is the most peaceful, generous, loving, God-fearing, authentic and patriotic audience in America. And you are frustrated and you are tired of being hit in the face and being called bigot and everything else no matter what you do.

I've been called an anti-Semite just in the last 24 hours by everybody, unjustly.

I get it.

You are now being tainted by the actions of complete imbeciles who do not represent you and me. It's not fair. But that's the hand that we're being dealt and God is in charge and He is not surprised.

We know the left's current tactics fail in the long run. Silencing. Canceling. Taking away rights.

We know the left's current tactics fail in the long run. Silencing. Canceling. Taking away rights. These are the hallmarks of regime, after regime, after Marxist regime on the ash heaps of history. Now China is still there because they've taken the so-called free market and took the capitalist system and they combined it with their Marxist utopia.

I don't know what's going to happen to the people over there. Especially seeing that our high-tech has joined them to weed out the dissidents. But it's not inevitable that we join them.

And it is going to require us to take a stand. Just not in the way that most people — especially if they're angry — think is most effective. Look at the ratings of BLM. 78 percent of Americans, at the beginning of the summer, thought that they were swell.

That number is in the low 20s now. Why? Because violence doesn't work.

I don't know if you saw the fellowship of the ring, but if you did, do you remember when Frodo said: "I don't want to do this!"

He's lamenting having to face down the evil and he's just one guy. I'll never forget it because it was right after 9/11, that the movie came out. I'll never forget Gandalf's reply. He said: "So do we all who live to see such times. But that is not for them to decide. All we have to decide is what we're going to do with the time that is given us."

We can't decide what others are going to do. We can't control the dangerous Orwellian darkness that seems to be descending on America. All we can control is our response and strive to lead by example. If you know anyone in your sphere of influence who might be planning to attend one of these armed rallies in the coming days, beg them not to go. Do everything you can to stop them.

That's not a way to take a stand and it will not protect anything you hold dear and it will endanger the republic. It is what the other side wants.

So how do we take a stand?

The first thing I need you to do today is to help lower the temperature. It has been so hard for me not to respond to people on Twitter who have called me every name under the sun because I quoted the leading Holocaust historian last night on Tucker Carlson.

But see, that wasn't an attack on me, that was an attack on Tucker. If you can scare the guests from coming on to Tucker, you destroy Tucker. That's what they're doing.

Do not vent your anger on social media. At this point, it is probably just going to get your account shut down.

I want you to write this down and I want you to keep this in front of you.

Blessed are the peacemakers. For they will be called the children of God.

That means something today, much more than it did six months ago.

Blessed be the peacemakers.

Be a peacemaker.

And this is the hard part, you can't disconnect. Because things are moving too rapidly. You must stay plugged in.

But I want you to reach out to someone in kindness on social media. Encourage someone. Do not engage with the darkness. Be the light in the corner of your world.

You need to be a leader for what is to come.

And I know I'm asking you almost the impossible. I know you're angry and frustrated and it is gut-wrenching to feel that you're powerless to stop your nation from what you believe is sliding into the abyss.

You are not powerless. You are not voiceless.

I believe it too, with everything in me. I wish I was wrong. I hope that I am. I pray that I am. But know this: You are not powerless. You are not voiceless. You may be the only voice that anyone hears. Voices like mine will go away. I am trying to think of what I need to share with you before, God forbid, that ever happens. Because I cannot live with myself if I talked about something stupid politically and I find my voice silenced and then saying, I wish I would have said this or I wish I would have told them that.

You wield more power than you know. Not because of your voice or being able to call your congressman. You're more powerful than you know because you understand the real problem in America. The real problem in America is not political.

It is spiritual.

If you're like me when you get angry, you think that you are going to take on this challenge on your own — you are not being humble. You think you'll fix it. Everything that is happening to us is because we are an arrogant, out of control people.

We must humble ourselves. Please, you have the skill and the strength to endure the fiery darts that are going to come your way or already are. But this is a problem with our hearts.

You cannot reach someone's head without capturing their heart and no one is going to capture anyone's heart through violence.

Start in your own home and then reach out and if you're able, serve your neighbor. If you can, serve your local community. You must be a beacon of light in a very dark place. I'm going to ask you to do something you're really not going to like. And that's how I know things are from God. When I hear something or I think something and I'm like — oh crap, I don't want to do that — and you just know it it's right. You just know it's what God wants. And you're hoping that maybe you didn't hear it.

And it's so horrible. Because it's the last thing you want to do. But God is unlike many of our churches and preachers, He doesn't tell us what we want to hear. He doesn't have to pay for the church or get collection. Or be judged by how many people go.

Rise above the fray, with service and love, with malice toward none and charity toward all.

He'll say the same thing and he'll lose whole flocks. And they'll eventually start to go — oh wait, where is the Shepherd again?

But I have to tell you now some things that I want you to do. And they're not new. But I need you to hear me. I am asking you if you want to stand for the republic, I need you first to pray.

Pray like you've never prayed before. Pray for humility. Pray for guidance. Pray for peace. Pray for those people who you think you hate. Because you don't. Because hatred does not come from any good place.

Then I want you go out and serve someone in any way possible. On inauguration day especially, get your family and your children involved. Volunteer somewhere, take someone a meal. Do something to lift the spirits of hospital workers or your local police department.

Help a stranger mow a lawn, fix someone's car, pick up trash on the side of the highway. Do what you can do. But the most important thing is to do it with a sincere heart. And if someone asks you, why are you doing this? Just say, because I love my country.

Rise above the fray with service and love, with malice toward none and charity toward all.

Watch how the conversation went on radio HERE:

A pre-Inauguration Day plea: You wield MUCH more power than you know youtu.be


Early Monday morning, Amazon Web Services removed social networking platform Parler from its cloud servers. This comes just after Apple and Google removed the Parler app from their app stores over the weekend.

"You can't find them on the internet anymore. They're gone," Glenn Beck said on his radio program Monday.

"This is something I warned you of four years ago ... because a profound technological change is coming," he continued. "I told you, at the time, high tech will need the government, and the government will need high tech. And they will work together to preserve their power and their position. This is what's happening, today."

Glenn said he believes the "far left" has been talking about breaking up companies like Parler for years, and that the Capitol riots provided the opportunity they needed.

"This is not the end of this. This is where the Left is starting," he warned. "Those who persist in standing for freedom of speech, freedom of expression, freedom to assemble, freedom to keep and bear arms, those people will be targeted for deletion. You will be hounded, boycotted, fired, ostracized, and de-platformed. And the louder and the more significant and effective your voice is, the bigger the target is on your back.

"But, let me say this: I will never stop standing for freedom of speech, freedom of expression, freedom to assemble, freedom to keep and bear arms, and all of the rest of the Bill of Rights. That is the American thing to do."

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Glenn Beck: This is the REAL Raphael Warnock and our new 'national religion'

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Multiple news outlets have called one of Georgia's Senate runoff elections for the Rev. Raphael Warnock, the Democrat who defeated Republican incumbent Sen. Kelly Loeffler.

So, on the radio show Wednesday, Glenn Beck looked into what this "radical preacher" has been saying in the past — and what he'll likely bring to the U.S. Senate in the future.

"Warnock is in one of the most influential and powerful stages of the country. And I use the word 'stage' intentionally," Glenn said. "It's the pulpit. He's the guy who says, if you voted for Donald Trump, well, you're a sinner."

Glenn introduced a video clip in which Warnock asserts:

If it is true that a man who has dominated the news and poisoned the discussion for months needs to repent, then it is doubly true that a nation that can produce such a man and make his vitriol go viral, needs to repent. I know, no matter what happens next month, more than a third of the nation that would go along with this, has reason to be afraid. America needs to repent for its worship of whiteness!

"So, (according to Warnock) you should be afraid," Glenn said. "Oh, and whiteness is evil. And, somehow or another, America has been worshiping whiteness ... see, critical race theory is now our new national religion."

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