Glenn Beck: Toronto takes green to a new level


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GLENN: Everything science, it's incredible. Meanwhile those conservatives just want to, you know, just beat science to death. Oh, science, it's such a nuisance. Anyway, apparently there's some sort of green machismo that is going on now that's some sort of a pride contest going on between residents in major cities over who has the greenest city. From the New York Times, the green blog, which is my favorite blog. Stu, have you read the green blog?

STU: All the time, Glenn.

GLENN: Oh, it's so great. Quote: I visited some friends in Oakland this weekend and I was impressed when they instructed me to dump my coffee grounds into a composting bin for the city to collect. That's greener than in New York, where the remains of my morning brew get scrapped with the trash. I wonder if you took a green jet to go visit his friends in Oakland. Oakland and New York. Right there on the cutting edge of green. When I think of clean and green, don't you think Oakland, California and New York City? Well, I do. New York obviously is so green. I mean, we're getting rid of our trash so much that it actually smells like trash all the time, and it's fantastic. But even Oakland, who is so green that they are composting coffee grounds, it looks like a coal plant when compared with Toronto. Toronto composts not just food scraps, yard trimmings and paper napkins like Oakland but also they've gone the extra step of dirty diapers, a nonstop source of waste for many families. Well, what to do with all the dirty diapers. Man, I bet Toronto smells great, especially this time of year. Toronto collects all of the dirty diapers.

May I just say there's a job that an American just won't do? I mean, I don't know how much you have to pay me to be the dirty diaper collector, but what they do is they take that and then they distribute them to farmland and parks. That's right. Canada's parks are full of dirty diapers. I mean, not just the parks but also the farmlands. Here's what it is. Canada's babies and toddlers are helping Canadian crops grow. Man, I wish I had some Canadian bacon right now. If you have some concern, and I mean, you know, it's crazy but just in case you happen to be concerned about, you know, taking baby crap and putting it all over your food crops, don't worry. It's a green program so you'll feel good about the baby crap all over your tomatoes. The Toronto program provides assurances that the process is completely sanitary and safe. And I know. I mean, I get it. You know, we do that with, you know, animal I mean, you know, that's what manure is. I mean, but still, who's scraping it out of the diaper? By the way, don't even think of spending an extra second thinking about this one. Just toss the diaper into the green bin and impress all of your green friends that your city is the only one that uses crap diapers to grow their food. I mean, do that. Oakland, they got coffee grounds. Really? Hey, you watch. When my youngest pushes a load out, we are going to be eating like kings by tonight.

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On Monday's radio program, Glenn Beck and Stu Burguiere were joined by Pat Gray to discuss "woke" Olympic athletes.

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Glenn reminded America of actual bravery at the Olympics when Jesse Owens won the gold medal at the Berlin Olympics. "He [Owens] was oppressed," Glenn said.

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Political commentator Bill O'Reilly joined the Glenn Beck radio program on Friday made an important prediction about President Joe Biden's chance of reelection in 2024.

O'Reilly told Glenn that former President Donald Trump was brought down because of COVID. "if COVID had not appeared, O'Reilly stated, "he [Trump] would have won reelection."

O'Reilly went on to predict that like Trump, President Joe Biden would lose reelection because of COVID. People saw a president who could not put out an intelligent fact-based message about COVID and people will remember that," he explained.

O'Reilly later added that "Trump and Biden are one-termers because of COVID."

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Critical race theory: Marxism is a religion

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Marx didn't actually tell his followers that the system needed to be destroyed. And it's not what Marx actually believed. Very few Marxists actually understand what Marx laid out.

Marxism isn't a list of demands and instructions. It's Marx's attempt to tell the future. Some of it he got right, most he got wrong. For example, he predicted the rise of automation.

Believe it or not, Marx was not an anti-capitalist. If anything, he revered it.

In a letter to Engels, he complained that too many people misunderstood his message, that his plan is to merge with capitalism. To make it new. He wanted to reify his brand of socialism, reify is a Marxist term, actually. It basically means to make an abstract idea concrete.

Marx didn't hate capitalism. He actually thought it was necessary. And he knew communism would never happen without the aid of capitalism.

Marx didn't hate capitalism. He actually thought it was necessary.

From there, he takes these ideas to some weird conclusions. Horrible conclusions. The main one being revolution.

What does the first phase of the Marxist revolution look like? How will we know if it has started? How can we tell if it's already begun? Marx's idea of the "dictatorship of the proletariat," where the working class would rise up in revolution and earn their freedom.

But what did Marx mean by freedom? Like so much of Marxism, it involves giving up your individuality, in service to the collective: "Only in community with others does each individual have the means of cultivating his gifts in all directions; only in the community, therefore, is personal freedom possible."

That's from his book The German Ideology, which he co-wrote with Friedrich Engels, the guy who paid all of his bills: "Free competition, which is based on the idea of individual freedom, simply amounts to the relation of capital to itself as another capital."

His idea here is that capital ruins any idea of freedom or individuality. And competition is what he uses as proof. In other words, Marx's definition of freedom has nothing to do with actual freedom, freedom as we know it.

He wrote, in Capital: "It is not individuals who are set free by free competition; it is, rather, capital which is set free."

He's saying that Capital manipulates our individual freedom and forces us to exploit ourselves. For someone who didn't believe in God, he sure had some fanciful ideas about the forces that control the universe.

For someone who didn't believe in God, he sure had some fanciful ideas about the forces that control the universe.

Marxists have always argued that capitalism is a religion. That our debt to capital is no different than our debt to God. Critical Theorist Walter Benjamin wrote an entire book called Capitalism as Religion, and wrote that capitalism is "the first case of a cult that creates guilt, not atonement."

There were many strains of socialism before Marx. There were entire movements, named after socialist and anarchist philosophers. But Marx was the one who figured it out, with the help of a rotating cast of people paying for his sloth, of course.

Marx's influence on socialism was so profound that socialism was practically re-named in honor of Marx. Marx has been deified.

He created a utopian society. Very hypothetical. It requires a working class that is devoted to daily readings of The Communist Manifesto.

This assumes that people who work all day — at a real job, where they can't just sit on the couch all day as Marx did — even have the energy to read dense theory when they get home.

Marx made a religion.

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The Capitol riot was foolish and tragic, but Pelosi's Select Committee "investigation" on the January 6 "insurrection" has devolved into a show trial complete with bad tears and bad acting. But this is just a charade designed to distract us.

What's going on behind closed doors is truly nefarious. The Biden White House and the U.S. national security apparatus are seizing that event to redefine domestic terrorism and expand the powers of government to prevent it. There is an alarming blueprint for sweeping government action called the "National Strategy for Countering Domestic Terrorism," put together by the National Security Council.

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