Glenn Beck: Feeling charitable?


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GLENN: You pay your taxes yet? Gosh, I feel so charitable today. Don't you feel just charity dripping out of your heart? It's either that or you're hemorrhaging. I'm not really ‑‑ it's great. I love tax day. You feel good about it. All day you're like, I'm helping so many people. You know, it's like 50%, half for me, half for the government. You know, I'm just like everybody else in a new poll that says almost 50% think the current taxes are fair, 50/50. Couldn't have anything to do with the fact that those who make less than $44,300 in taxes, 60% of the country, only paid 1% of all income taxes. Hmmm. No, that's crazy. I mean, people would pay more if they could. I read that in the paper all the time. I hear that from liberals all the time. People, we would pay more, we should pay more. And people would if they could just ‑‑ if they could just have more opportunity, if they could just have some of the wealth that the rich evil people have, well, they would be willing to pony up so much more. I mean, that's ‑‑ for instance, if you were making $44,000 a year as a traveling salesman, you'd be happy to pay taxes in each state that you did work in, right? I'm giving you a second just to think about it. I want to make sure because I mean, if you are making money, you should pay taxes, right? Because that's what the state governments are doing now, especially in California, only they aren't focusing on the salesman. I mean, why do that? It's not worth their time. They only selectively target athletes, comedians, other high‑profile figures who visit the state and make money. The salespeople, the people who fly in to do business in those states, they are not taxed. It's just selective taxes. California made over $100 million in 2006‑2007 from visiting athletes in taxes, $100 million. In California there is one person at the state franchise tax board who works full time. All they do is track athletes. This guy says, "I don't see this as being strict. The way the states look at it is if you're coming here, you make money here, you gotta pay taxes here." May I ask this question: The tea parties, weren't they originally about taxation without representation? How do these states get away with this? They're taxing people who cannot vote on anything in the state. You can't vote; h ow are you being represented? Not really a good pattern because it gives politicians the power to provide more government services than citizens are willing or able to pay for. Even more disturbing, they are targeting this tax only on certain people, you know, the ones, you know, like the full‑time athlete tracker decides to track, yeah. I'm not an athlete, although I'm being tracked. I just finished my taxes. I paid taxes in 16 states. Why exactly? Because I stopped and I did business in that state? How many people do business in other states? How is it fair not to apply that to absolutely everyone? And if it were applied to the 50% that aren't paying taxes in this country, would they then think it's fair? Would it be fair to pay the state tax in New York and Connecticut and only be able to vote in Connecticut and not New York? I mean, sure, I spend most of my day in New York. That's why I have to pay taxes, because I use it, yet I can't vote on a single thing in this city. Why is that? Do you think things would be a little different if all of the people that struggle for a living that live in New Jersey or all the people that live in Connecticut, if they got a voice on what happened to the city that they had to work in? Do you think things would be a little different?&nb sp; Do you think taxes might be a little lower? Do you think services might be a little different, do you think the free giveaway programs might be a little different? You're damn right they would. That's why there is no problem with the politicians saying, "Taxation without representation, what? You worked here. You earned money here." Yes, I did. And if I'm paying, then maybe I should have a voice as well.

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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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The corporate media is doing everything it can to protect Dr. Anthony Fauci after Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) roasted him for allegedly lying to Congress about funding gain-of-function research in Wuhan, China.

During an extremely heated exchange at a Senate hearing on Tuesday, Sen. Paul challenged Dr. Fauci — who, as the director of the National Institute of Allergies and Infectious Diseases, oversees research programs at the National Institute of Health — on whether the NIH funded dangerous gain-of-function research at the Wuhan Institute of Virology.

Dr. Fauci denied the claims, but as Sen. Paul knows, there are documents that prove Dr. Fauci's NIH was funding gain-of-function research in the Wuhan biolab before COVID-19 broke out in China.

On "The Glenn Beck Program," Glenn and Producer Stu Burguiere presented the proof, because Dr. Fauci's shifting defenses don't change the truth.

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