Glenn Beck: All Common Sense Must Go!

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Here's the one thing: California is having a going-out-of-business sale and all common sense must go! Am I the only one who is surprised it lasted this long?

The situation is so bad that California's rosy scenario puts their budget just $15 billion in the red. When you trade "rosy" for "realistic," you're looking at as much as $21 billion in the hole.

Look, I probably don't have to tell you that a lot of things in California don't make sense:

This is a state where one estimate counts 7,000 overlapping jurisdictions.

This is a state where key lawmakers go on overseas junkets instead of meeting their constitution's budget deadline but who, can still manage to pass bills banning wild burros from private property and exempting golf carts from traffic laws in some upscale communities.

This is a state where a public pension system pays $5,000 state and municipal retirees more than $100,000 a year (double the average household income in the U.S.).

And — most troublingly for all my economic geeks out there — this is a state with the lowest bond rating in the nation, likely because they sell bonds to themselves. What does that mean? When the state needed to run up more debt, who stepped in to help out? The Bay Area Toll Authority. That's sort of like listing an item on eBay from your home computer and then buying it yourself from your laptop.

Of course, California knows how shady this is, so their treasurer wants the U.S. to back these bonds. Remember, if California were its own country it would have the 8th biggest economy in the world. Considering our government is micromanaging car companies ad budgets, don't you think someone will soon decide California is too big to fail?

Other than you paying for California's long-standing stupidity, what's their plan to turn the state around? Governor Schwarzenegger proposed $15 billion in cuts and warned that if his propositions fail, California would need to release 40,000 prisoners, lay off more than 50,000 teachers and close down dozens of fire stations.

Polls suggest the governor's propositions will all fail Tuesday, (besides the one that'll keep lawmakers from giving themselves raises, which they did twice in the past six months.)

How many times do we have to hear this fraudulent argument? When you have literally no government structure whatsoever, then I'll believe you have nothing less important to cut than fire fighters and prisons. You can't make that argument when you're still spending: $1.5 million for nontoxic dry cleaning; or $40.5 million for migrant day care; or the estimated $13 billion for education, health care and other services for the state's 3.2 million illegal immigrants.

And yes, I understand they cut the budget for their sea otter program by close to half. But before you let murderers out on the streets, I suggest you make the otter budget look like the first letter of "otter."

While they float radical plans — like selling San Quentin Prison (an idea that's been voted down for four years) — I have an even more radical plan: use common sense.

Spend less and balance your budget; open up your oil leases for additional funds and lower your income tax rates from the highest in the country, instead of driving out business. Then hope the otters will forgive you.

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Everything comes down to the two Senate runoffs in Georgia. If we lose both races, we lose the country. Democrats know this and are pouring in millions to usher in a Marxist agenda.

As the Left tries to hide how radical the two candidates really are, Glenn takes us inside the Democrat war room to expose the wolf in pastor's clothing, Raphael Warnock, and America's Justin Trudeau, Jon Ossoff. Socialism, the Green New Deal, and "defund the police" are all on the table. And Glenn warns of what's to come if conservatives don't activate: Chuck Schumer will weaponize the Senate, and the radical Left will launch an all-out assault to ravage the Constitution.

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Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) joined the "Glenn Beck Radio Program" to explain how mail-in ballots are typically disqualified during recounts at a far higher rate than in-person, Election Day ballots, and why this is "good news" for President Donald Trump's legal battle over the election.

"One of the things that gives the greatest cause for optimism is, this election ... there's a pretty marked disparity in terms of how the votes were distributed. On Election Day, with in-person voting, Donald Trump won a significant majority of the votes cast on in-person voting on Election Day. Of mail-in voting, Joe Biden won a significant majority of the votes cast early on mail-in voting," Cruz explained.

"Now, here's the good news: If you look historically to recounts, if you look historically to election litigation, the votes cast in person on Election Day tend to stand. It's sort of hard to screw that up. Those votes are generally legal, and they're not set aside. Mail-in votes historically have a much higher rate of rejection … when they're examined, there are a whole series of legal requirements that vary state by state, but mail-in votes consistently have a higher rate of rejection, which suggests that as these votes begin being examined and subjected to scrutiny, that you're going to see Joe Biden's vote tallies go down. That's a good thing," he added. "The challenge is, for President Trump to prevail, he's got to run the table. He's got to win, not just in one state but in several states. That makes it a lot harder to prevail in the litigation. I hope that he does so, but it is a real challenge and we shouldn't try to convince ourselves otherwise."

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Fox News senior meteorologist Janice Dean is perhaps even more disgusted with New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) for his coronavirus response than BlazeTV's Stu Burguiere (read what Stu has to say on the subject here), and for a good reason.

She lost both of her in-laws to COVID-19 in New York's nursing homes after Gov. Cuomo's infamous nursing home mandate, which Cuomo has since had scrubbed from the state's website and blamed everyone from the New York Post to nursing care workers to (every leftist's favorite scapegoat) President Donald Trump.

Janice joined Glenn and Stu on the "Glenn Beck Radio Program" Tuesday to ask why mainstream media is not holding Gov. Cuomo — who recently published a book about his leadership during the COVID-19 pandemic — accountable?

"I'm vocal because I have not seen the mainstream media ask these questions or demand accountability of their leaders. [Cuomo] really has been ruling with an iron fist, and every time he does get asked a question, he blames everybody else except the person that signed that order," Janice said.

"In my mind, he's profiting off the over 30 thousand New Yorkers, including my in-laws, that died by publishing a book on 'leadership' of New York," she added. "His order has helped kill thousands of relatives of New York state. And this is not political, Glenn. This is not about Republican or Democrat. My in-laws were registered Democrats. This is not about politics. This is about accountability for something that went wrong, and it's because of your [Cuomo's] leadership that we're put into this situation."

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As America grows divided and afraid to disagree with the Democrats' woke plan for America, Megyn Kelly is ready to fight back for the truth. For nearly two decades, she navigated the volatile and broken world of the media. But as America leans on independent voices more than ever, she's breaking new ground with "The Megyn Kelly Show."

She joined the latest Glenn Beck Podcast to break down what's coming next after the election: Black Lives Matter is mainstream, leftists are making lists of Trump supporters, and the Hunter Biden scandal is on the back burner.

Megyn and Glenn reminisce about their cable news days (including her infamous run-in with then-presidential candidate Donald Trump) and to look into the chaotic and shady world of journalism and the growing entitlement it's bred. For example, many conservatives have been shocked by how Fox News handled the election.

Megyn defended Fox News, saying she believes Fox News' mission "is a good one," but also didn't hold back on hosts like Neil Cavuto, who cut off a White House briefing to fact check it — something she never would have done, even while covering President Obama.

Megyn also shared this insightful takeaway from her time at NBC: "Jane Fonda was an ass."

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