Glenn Beck: Obama's weak green attempt

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GLENN: That's right. I have Beaker here with me, yes, and we're doing our science portion here, President Barack Obama. Right, Beaker? Now that Barack Obama is in the White House, wow, drastic steps are being taken to save the environment, right? I mean, after all, this is the same eco warrior that pleaded with all Americans to make sure their tires are inflated every time you go out for a drive. You do that, don't you? Please tell me that you... I don't even want to hear the answer. I hope you've checked that your tires were inflated before you drove to work today. This guy, I mean, he's hard core. He's out there on the presidential limousine every day. "Johnny, I think we better pull into a station. This one's about 5 pounds under." So anyway, he's totally committed to saving the planet. So America, as the world, stands by and waits for Obama to set the standard for all of us to follow. Here is what the eco warrior Barack Obama has done so far. First lady Michelle Obama recently broke ground for an organic herb and vegetable garden in the south lawn. If you don't have fresh thyme, we're all going to burn to death in a fiery flood. Whew. Okay, I'm for, you know, organic herbs and veggies. That's cool, you know. Whatever. I'm planting a garden myself... if my city and my attorney general allow me to plant a garden. What else has he done? Has he put some solar panels there on the roof of the how about a windmill in the south lawn? And by the way, didn't we just learn that our farmers were helping the environment by not growing crops because you till the soil and carbon comes out of the Earth. Yes, it's just like lancing a boil. It's just letting all of that poison out of the Earth. Wait a minute. Isn't it natural? No, it's not. It's from fossil fuel. Which, that's an animal. Aren't animals "Stop thinking so much. Jeez, you people are so stupid, thinking so much."

Anyway, now the green, to be green you have to have a green thumb, unless you're a farmer and then the green thumb is a bad thing. If you're a farmer, you shouldn't have a green thumb. But everyone should have a green thumb... except farmers. Got it? Going to need a map of some sort. The Obamas have installed also an environmentally friendly wooden swing set for their children on the White House grounds. Cushioning under foot is made from recycled rubber tires. All right.

So we cut down trees to build a swing set, putting cut up tires on your lawn, that's environmental now. And, the housekeeping staff at the White House is making the switch to greener cleaning supplies. Wow. They're making the they haven't made it yet. They're making the switch. Haven't they been in office since January? Isn't that just like, "Hey, you want to stop at the store and get the green stuff?" I mean, what exactly is in the process of switching to greener cleaning supplies? I mean, go shopping, once. That's where my list ends, but apparently, you know, I'm a what was it I was called from RFK? I'm a corporate toadie. What do I know? Oh, these people at the White House, I mean, don't they know about the climate crisis? We can't afford to waste another minute. Haven't they heard the speeches? They should give the iPod that President Obama gave to Queen Elizabeth with all of his speeches on there. I mean, we, let me just quote from I have this one memorized. It's not written down in front of me with a piece of paper. I have it memorized. I'm etching it in my heart every day. Quote: The issue of climate change is one that we ignore at our own peril. We are condemning future generations to global catastrophe. Will we stand by while drought and famine and storms and floods overtake our planet! End quote. Huh? That's a good one, huh? I guess so we're going to stand by for a little while. We're making a list of, you know, how to switch to greener cleaning supplies, what we're doing. And we're building a swing set right now. We're busy. Also in the White House greening process, complex managers have asked engineers and grounds keepers to use greener products whenever possible. Wait a minute. I'm just there's not even a mandate in their own home? It's, "Whenever possible." What was that last thing there? Committing future generations to global catastrophe! Will we stand by while drought and famine and floods... whenever possible. We'll do something. Outside experts on green buildings report that the administration is seeking out information about what's feasible. Seeking out? Shouldn't you have that at your fingertips? I mean, you should have that kind of like in a pocket Constitution thing. Wait a minute. Hang on. I got it. And by the way, isn't this also the same guy who says, we're going to bankrupt the coal industry. Damn the cost. It's the right thing to do... whenever possible. I mean, now he's checking into the feasibility of what floor wax is environmentally friendly. We're going after the coal companies! Shut them down! That floor wax, I don't know. Is it feasible to get one a little bit better than that one? "Not really have it in the store yet." Oh, all right. Well, just, I mean, if it's feasible, go ahead and do it. As soon as you go shopping. No rush. No rush. Don't worry about the global catastrophe or the drought, the famine, the storms and the floods overtaking the planet right now. When you get around to it, go ahead and do it. And don't get it unless, of course, it's feasible.

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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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