Glenn Beck - Gore to 12 year olds: 'you know things older people don't know'

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GLENN: So how do they really do this? How did we even get here? How did we get to a point where socialism is okay? Where Marxism -- I had a guy sitting at my church. Now, my church isn't exactly like a lot of other churches. My church, as far as I understand it, has always been a faith that believes in the power of the individual. I came here and you came here for a reason and that is choice. We have choices to make and only by our choices can we define ourselves and our future eternally. When somebody else is making choices for you, well, that doesn't seem right. It seems to me a third of the angels were thrown out of the war in heaven, third of the angels lost it because somebody said, "I'm gonna make the choices for them and then they'll return to you, God, in all their glory. They'll just be able to give me the glory." Wasn't that the original fight? The original fight was -- and it was on the other side: "I'll take care of them. I'll make sure they all return safely." I'm sorry to get all biblical on you, but I happen to believe in it. And any time somebody is trying to tell me that they'll run my life, no thank you. For my own growth, for me to be the person I need to be, I need to make mistakes.

We're developing a system where there's two laws. There's the law for the government and the people who are too important and then there's a law for us. Two laws. Where have I heard that before? Oh, I remember. The people who used to run the former Soviet Union used to have their own lanes on the highway because they were important. They used to have their own stores that if you were a member of the party and you were important, you could go to a store where you could buy goods from foreign countries which the rest of Russia couldn't do. But see, they were too important. They needed those powers. You didn't, the average person, we couldn't allow everybody to do that. That's crazy. But these people, they're important. You don't understand what they have to do. Oh, the responsibility of the mother land is on their shoulders. Does any of this sound familiar? Why is this not being talked about in the average home? Why is this not being talked about in the streets? Why aren't more people standing up going, "Wait a minute! We are going down a road that is completely the opposite direction of our founding documents." I'll tell you why. Because no one in school is teaching this anymore. God bless you homeschoolers, man. God bless you homeschoolers. No one is being taught the words of our founding fathers. They are being taught that, you know this capitalism thing, that doesn't really work. I mean, it gets all greedy. I mean, Marxism isn't that bad. Marxism isn't that bad? Socialism isn't that bad? How did we lose our way? We lost it when we lost the schools. You lose the minds of the kids, and this is what has been happening for a very long time. Ah, who designed that? When did that happen? At the progressive movement that Hillary Clinton likes to tout, that very American early 20th century movement by the progressives, that's when it happened. That's when we lost this country. That's when all of education changed.

Now we have audio given to us by Andy. Andy Glenn is -- can we put Andy on? Andy?

ANDY: Yes, Glenn?

GLENN: You're from Ohio, if I'm not mistaken?

ANDY: Correct, Toledo Ohio actually, just outside Toledo.

GLENN: You called me right before the inauguration and you said your daughter, she was 12?

ANDY: Correct.

GLENN: She was going down to the inauguration and she had been invited to a speech given by Al Gore.

ANDY: Right.

GLENN: And it was on global warming.

ANDY: Well, it didn't give the topic, but you assumed it.

GLENN: What else is he going to talk about.

ANDY: Right.

GLENN: Okay. So given a speech by Al Gore. How many people attended this speech? How many kids?

ANDY: Altogether there were about 3,000 down there in Washington.

GLENN: About 3,000 kids. How did your daughter get invited?

ANDY: She was -- in fourth grade she was nominated by her teacher at that time to attend the Nat Youth Scholars program where the kids go to a university for a week in the summer and study sciences and then by being part of that program, she was able, she got an invitation to come back and attend the inauguration.

GLENN: Okay. So she's 12 years old.

ANDY: Correct.

GLENN: She's in the fourth grade. She's one of the best and the brightest in the school and so they invited all these kids to Washington to listen to Al Gore. America, you're going to hear some audio here. I'm going to take a break and you're going to hear some audio. Andy, when you heard this audio, what went through your mind?

ANDY: Glenn, I played it as soon as we got in the car and started after we picked her up, I was playing it on the way back to Toledo from Washington and I was furious when I was listening to that.

GLENN: Have you done anything about it besides call me?

ANDY: We've filed a formal complaint, not so much with the speech but with the whole experience that she had down in Washington with the organization. Definitely I've talked to her. We went through the speech. I talked to her beforehand. So at least she understands.

GLENN: But again I would imagine it was me. You feel pretty powerless. "Well, I did what I could. I filed a complaint and then what else do I do."

ANDY: Right. What else do I have to do? Call Al Gore?

GLENN: Exactly right. Exactly right. The machine is rolling. America, we're going to take a break and then we're going to come back and I'm going to play this. I want to point out that this has been done exactly this way before in history. Wait until you hear what Al Gore is teaching the best and the brightest, what he's asking children to do coming up in just a second.

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GLENN: 888-727-BECK, 888-727-BECK is the phone number. All right. Andy is on the phone with us and Andy, you got this tape. I asked your daughter to go when she was going to this Al Gore speech, invited because she's 12 and really super smart, 3,000 kids. You gave her a tape and you said tape it?

ANDY: Correct. Because I knew, I just had the feeling that I would want to know what was being said.

GLENN: Okay. Here is the setup of -- I mean, you'll get a sense. We'll roll about a minute and a half of this. You are going to get a feeling of, "Oh, my gosh, look where he's going." Listen to the words of Al Gore.

GORE: But I'm thinking back now a long way to when I was your age and the civil rights movement --

GLENN: 12, by the way.

GORE: -- was unfolding. And we kids asked our parents and their generation, "Explain to me again why it's okay for the law to officially discriminate against people because of their skin color." And parents try to tell their kids the right thing, you know, usually. I do. And when our parents' generation couldn't answer that question, that's when the law started to change. There are --

GLENN: Okay, stop for a second. Stop for a second. You hear where he's going? "You know, my parents, they didn't know, either. They didn't know. They couldn't answer that question." Okay. Well, my parents could have answered that question and I think they did answer that question. I mean, I grew up in the Seattle area and we didn't have the race riots and everything else. I don't remember any of that stuff, but I do remember having conversations later in life when I was a little older and talking about it and my parents going there's no difference, there's no difference between us. So my parents answered that question. I think a lot of parents did. But apparently Al Gore's, apparently Al Gore was raised by racists because that's the only -- that's what I'm hearing here. But he's not really building to race, is he? That is, are we still having the race debate? Are our parents still saying that blacks are different than whites? Is that what he's building towards?

GORE: There are some things about our world that you know that older people don't know.

GLENN: Stop. "There are some things that..." you're 12! "There are some things that you know that older people don't know." That is -- and I'm just getting started. That is one of the most incredible things I have ever heard. "There are some things that you know that older people don't know." He is pitting the youth of this nation against their parents. We have a former vice president of the United States, a man who claims to have been President of the United States saying to the best and the brightest 12-year-olds that "You know better than your parents," that "You don't have to listen to your parents on things because they just don't know."

I'm trying to think where else this has been done. Soviet Russia, Nazi, Germany, Mussolini's Italy. In fact, the Nazis took an extra step. Not only did they indoctrinate the kids and tell them you're probably right, you know but your parents don't; in fact, here's the next step: Why don't you tell us what your parents are telling you. Are we having the new Hitler youth? Is that what this is? The new Hitler youth? I'm sorry, that's so politically incorrect. The new green guard. Man your station, 12-year-olds, your parents just don't know.

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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