Glenn Beck - Obama to Reid: 'I have a gift, Harry'




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GLENN: And here comes the arrogance. Have you ever heard anyone say anything like this? This is Harry Reid. Harry Reid writes Stu, this speech was the GOP speech, right? Or not the GOP but the Democratic speech, the original, the Harry Reid thing.

STU: I think it's from his book, I believe, his forthcoming book. Dan, you might know the history better than me.

DAN: No, no, it's I don't know if it's that exact speech, Glenn, but it's right about that time and then Harry Reid wrote about it in his book.

GLENN: I'm pretty sure it's about the DNC speech that Barack Obama gave and everybody had a chill running down their leg and everything else. Remember this is, what, 2004? So Harry Reid says, he writes in his book, "That speech was phenomenal, Barack, I told him, and I will never forget his response. Without the barest hint of braggadocio or conceit and what I would describe as deep humility, he said quietly, I have a gift, Harry." Excuse me? I have a gift, Harry? Without a hint of conceit? With deep humility? I'm going to try to say this. Stu, just tell me, "Glenn, that was a fantastic show you did." Pretend, pretend.

STU: Glenn, wow, what a fantastic show you did today.

GLENN: I well, I have a gift, Stu. It doesn't work.

STU: A hint there.

GLENN: Yeah, doesn't work.

STU: Big, deep humility.

GLENN: Deep humility. Go ahead.

STU: Hey, Glenn, what a great show you had today.

GLENN: I have a gift. I don't know how to say it! Okay, try this one. Go ahead. Do it again.

STU: Hey, Glenn, what a great show you had today.

GLENN: I got a gift, you know no, I'm kidding, I'm kidding, I don't have a whew. Really? You thought that was a good show?

STU: Well, yes, there you go.

GLENN: That one would have worked.

STU: There's one.

GLENN: I can't make you try it. You try it with deep humility. Dan, get ready. You try it. Deep humility. Hey, Stu, that was some of the best producing I've ever seen.

STU: You know, Glenn, I have a gift.

GLENN: See, you can't say those words with deep humility.

DAN: I can do it.

GLENN: This is some of the best this is one of the best technically produced shows I've ever heard.

DAN: Thank you, Glenn. It is a gift.

GLENN: No, no. No, no, you can't no, it is a gift, no, that doesn't work. It's got to be I have a gift.

STU: Still didn't work, but go ahead.

GLENN: My gosh

STU: I have a gift, Dan.

GLENN: The tones that are sent for this show are just amazing.

DAN: I have a gift. I do, for

GLENN: You can't say that!

DAN: I have a gift. No, I'm only kidding. I'm terrible.

STU: That's the only way you can do it.

GLENN: You can't say I have a gift, and without a hint of conceit? Can you imagine if anyone else on the planet would say that? Do you know what they are putting up in Union Square today for his 100 day anniversary?

STU: No.

GLENN: A giant poster of him with a crown the laurel around his head. Caesar! Caesar.

STU: It's not in a

GLENN: It's not a joke, no.

STU: Not in a commentary sort of way?

GLENN: Not a joke.

STU: This guy's acting like

GLENN: It's Union Square.

STU: I've been to Union Square.

GLENN: Yeah. Hello.

STU: It would be a joke if they'd understand, that's for sure. But I was wondering if maybe the artist

GLENN: No, uh uh.

STU: Okay, a stupid one.

GLENN: No. This is NYU.

STU: You know, normally I wouldn't guess at things like that, but I have a gift.

GLENN: That was a little closer, you know. That was pretty good. I've got to get you hang on. Where's the laurel for Stu I can put on his head? You know what? I'd like to see if anybody can try to say I have a you can call up and say whatever you want today but you have to first start when I say, hi, you're on the Glenn Beck program and you say, "Glenn, I have to tell you, I'm so glad I could call, but it's I have a gift." And see if anybody can do it without conceit. I don't think you can.

STU: Oh, I have one, I think I have it.

GLENN: Okay. Stu, you know what, let me tell you something. You are amazing. That was an amazing job you did.

STU: Right. Oh, hey, Harry, I have a gift for your wife.

GLENN: No, no, it's no, there's no no, there's no ellipse, there's no dot dot dot. I have a gift, Harry, dot dot dot for you and your wife. It doesn't uh uh.

STU: Thought I had something there, but no.

Former senior COVID adviser for the Biden administration Andy Slavitt suggested Americans should have "sacrificed a little bit more" to get through the pandemic during an interview with CBS' "This Morning" earlier this week.

Asked by host Tony Dokoupil how much of the pandemic was preventable, Slavitt responded by first blaming the Trump administration, then all Americans in general for not sacrificing enough.

"We obviously had a set of technical mistakes with the testing and the PPE that we know about. But if we're honest, there were also two other mistakes, that caused a lot of loss of life. One was just plainly political leadership mistakes. We denied the virus for too long under the Trump White House. There was too much squashing under divisions," Slavitt said.

"But I also think we all need to look at one another and ask ourselves, 'What do we need to do better next time?' And in many respects, being able to sacrifice a little bit for one another to get through this and to save more lives is going to be essential. And it's something that I think we could all have done a little bit better on," he continued.

On the radio program, Glenn Beck had more than a few fiery words for Slavitt, who is apparently unaware of the terrible toll this pandemic has had on the mental, physical, and emotional health of millions of Americans.

"We could have sacrificed a little bit more?" he asked. "So, the sacrifice of [nearly] 40% of all businesses now being closed, I mean permanently out of business ... was that sacrifice good enough? Or the fact that teen suicide now is up by 31%? A few more of us should have sacrificed our children, you know, throw them up on the altar of Anthony Fauci? I think we could have done it, right?"

"Go to hell," Glenn added. "Who do you think you are, telling us that we should sacrifice more?"

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President Joe Biden and world leaders are spending the week discussing the biggest issues across the globe. But Mike Pompeo, former Secretary of State during the Trump administration, believes more needs to be done.

Pompeo joined the "Glenn Beck Radio Program" Tuesday to talk about President Biden's upcoming meeting with Russian president Vladimir Putin, and to explain why he believes it's not just "appropriate," but necessary to hold Putin accountable for the recent cyberattacks on the Colonial Pipeline and the JBS meat processing company.

Pompeo said it's likely that "at the very least" Putin turned a blind eye to the major attacks against U.S. infrastructure. He stressed that the Biden administration should not abandon private businesses in the face of these ransomware hacks, but rather do everything possible to make sure those businesses' assets are secure from future invasions.

"This is an attack on America," Pompeo said. "It came through an attack on a commercial enterprise, but the capacity for pipelines to move product around on our east coast is an American national security interest.... We have to help these businesses protect their systems, and then there has to be a national effort to impose costs on those who put American lives at risk by denying available product around our country.

"Putin, at the very least, is turning a blind eye to [the cyberattacks], probably more. So, it's appropriate to hold Vladimir Putin and the Russians accountable for the actions taking place inside of their country," he added. "We have to do it, and there are tools by which we can."

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On "The Glenn Beck Radio Program," Glenn read from the Bible's II Timothy 3, in which Paul warns of "perilous times" to come and describes a generation that will be lovers of themselves, lovers of money, boastful, proud, abusive, disobedient to their parents, ungrateful, unholy, without love, unforgiving, and the list goes on. Sound familiar?

But Glenn said the times we're facing — which will likely become more and more difficult — are not any graver than what our Founders faced. We can overcome, and while it won't be easy, it will be worth it.

"Just like George Washington and the badge of merit, we will not be able to conquer this evil unless we are on God's side. If we don't have Divine Providence, we will not be able to survive. The things that are arrayed in front of us, are no greater no less than what our Founders had arrayed against them," Glenn stated.

"So, what will we do? You must make those decisions, as a family, right now. What is the line for you that you and your family will not cross? Because if you don't know it now, you will cross it," he warned. "You have to speak out, be that voice. You have to be strong enough to lead."

Glenn went on to thank and praise his audience, saying, "This is the kindest, most generous audience I have ever encountered."

"You will stand. This audience could be the extra 5% that is needed to change things, for the better," he added. "We have great and glorious times, when I believe we will see the hand of God. We will see miracles. Expect them. And live in such a way where you can call them down."

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How many times must the corporate media get something completely wrong — and attack anyone who dares to disagree — before we realize who they have become?

On the radio program Friday, Glenn Beck shared an article from the Daily Caller titled, "Eight Anti-Trump Narratives the Media Finally Had to Admit Were False All Along." From the Lafayette Square controversy to the denial that COVID-19 could have anything to do with a lab in China to the "Russian bounties" story, the list of mainstream media conspiracy theories goes on and on. If it were anyone but the liberal media who got the facts this embarrassingly wrong, they would have been out of a job long ago.

Watch the video clip below to hear eight of the most anti-Trump the narratives shamelessly pushed by the media — that were completely wrong.


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