Glenn Beck: March to Socialism - no disclosure?

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GLENN: Well, last night the president gave a speech, ready to spend $900 billion on a stimulus bill or spending bill, but here's what Barack Obama said last night.

PRESIDENT OBAMA: Then you get the argument, well, this is not a stimulus bill; this is a spending bill. What do you think a stimulus is? (Laughing). That's the whole point. No, seriously. That's the point."

GLENN: (Laughing). No, it's not. No, it's not. Spending is not the way out of something. Still will you say, you want the stimulus, you want to stimulate the economy? You have two choices, Barack Obama: The government spends it or they allow us to have more of our money. Listen to mine, they allow us to have more money. I've already fallen into their stupid trap. They give me my money back! And they allow me to spend it. You're right, spending. It's just who's spending it. Are we buying it on frickin' condoms? Or do I get to choose? I believe in a free country. I get to choose. That's the difference.

Do you remember when conservatives were dismissed with the same old tired arguments of calling the Obama campaign just nothing but empty tax-and-spend liberal policies? He said last night the whole point of the bill is to stimulate the economy was spending, by the government. If you're going to spend $900 billion, that's the whole point. We would like to know exactly where it's going. I know it's crazy, but think of this. When we were originally told that we were going to be spending, we were going to be spending most of it on infrastructure. Then we found out that it would take years to do that. We heard that there were plenty of shovel-ready projects ready to go. Shovel-ready? At first I thought they were admitting how much of this was BS and you need shovels to get it out but apparently shovel-ready means ready to go, ready to put the shovel in the ground, if it only had funding, we could do it." Well, Barack's hometown, the completely noncorrupt City of Chicago in the completely noncorrupt State of Illinois has their list of shovel-ready projects that they are going to spend your money on. But what are they? I have it... right... okay, I don't have it right here because here's what happened. Mayor Richard Daley said in Chicago that he has compiled a wish list of shovel-ready projects to spend federal economic stimulus funds on should congress approve a plan. Unlike hundreds of other cities, Daly said Chicago will not make its list public. Well, whose money is this? Why won't Daly make this list public? "We didn't put that out publicly because once you start putting it out publicly, you know, the newspapers, the media, they are going to start ripping it apart." Oh, I get it. You won't make it public because the public might realize how stupidly we're spending our money! Well, gee, how dare us for caring. Don't worry, he will let you know soon enough. This is the great part. When you're on a steep downhill road to socialism, you don't have to worry about such things. The state knows it all. They shall not be questioned. Being an uninformed drone, aka useful idiot who is disengaged from the god-like state is just so much easier on you, the worker. How dare you ask where the money is going. How dare you. It's going to social projects, but don't ever call it socialism!

VOICE: That was even more overwhelming evidence that we are destined to be a bunch of socialist pigs very, very soon, on the Glenn Beck program.

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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