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America's March to Socialism: Why we're one step closer to giant missile parades

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VOICE: The Glenn Beck program presents more truth behind America's March to Socialism.

GLENN: Today, number one in a new series on the March to Socialism.

VOICE: New microscope focus investigative watch, lots of googling, Glenn Beck's eye on stimulus 2009.

GLENN: That's so 2009 sounding, too, isn't it? Eye on the stimulus. Where exactly is your stimulus going? The Obama administration likes to, you know, throw out this claim creating and saving jobs. Hmmm. How are we counting the jobs he saved? Let's not get into that. Otherwise we have to go down the Joe Biden road which, where he tells us it's very complex. Way over his pay grade. They've actually been trying to quantify the amazing benefits of the stimulus package lately. Now they are claiming that they will create or save 600,000 jobs in the next 100 days. Wow. That is hmmm. On their list of the 100 projects that they have done in the last 100 days, because we should just I mean, let's look. The next 100 days, they are going to be so fantastic. What about the last 100 days? Well, you have to dig real deep to find a major error there. You have to take out that microscope and search laser pinpoint focus, flipping through endless pages until you get to project number 1. They say using $27 million of recovery act funding, a public housing development in Washington D.C., the Regency house has undergone a green retrofit. As part of this upgrade the building installed solar panels, the green roof, a rainwater collection system, an energy efficient lighting system. This is I think I may be having an aneurysm. This is what's going to save our country. The water conserving toilets. Just a side note, your Honor. May I approach the bench for just a second? The water conservation toilets don't work! Now, maybe it's just that I'm a large man, but you end up flushing like 400 times! They don't work! I'm sorry. The shower heads, the faucets, everything else, the greening of this building will allow Regency House to save money and energy costs while lessening the impact on the environment. I'd kill a tree right now if I had one near me. The only problem is you can go to the Regency House and check out the progress. Now, I know the White House doesn't expect anyone in the press to actually do it, but somehow or another the skies have opened up and Jack Tapper has, John Jake Tapper has fallen from the sky. I don't care. I love him. You call him anything you want. He's the greatest. He's fallen from the sky. Somehow or another he's like an alien life form in the press corps, asking actual questions. This is what he did. But, well, actually before we get to that, I just want to remind you what they're bragging about here. If they actually did this, okay, you get a new system for collecting rain. If they actually did this, get grass on your roof, new shower heads and faucets. This is what they had to pass immediately or we'll be eating each other. It will be cannibalism within two weeks. Here's what Jake Tapper found. Claims aren't even true. What they found that was only two of the seven promised projects had anything to do with the stimulus package at all. The others had already been done before the stimulus bill had even been introduced in congress. So instead of $27 million in spending, the actual total was, well, it was close. $59,000. $27 million is the amount supposed to be spent on the entire D.C. housing authority, not just this one crappy building with grass on the roof. What was Robert Gibbs' response? Well, he's such a wordsmith. He had to admit that, okay, the number one project on the list of accomplishments was almost total and complete bullcrap. He said, quote, yeah, the mistake on that one... it just took a series of different projects in a cut and paste kind of fashion and put it into one. Oh! Well, that's all that well, if this is number one on their list of 100 accomplishments, let me just say this segment, cottage industry. We're going to be able to do this segment for a very, very long time.

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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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