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GLENN: Well, yesterday we launched and today we continue our new series that keeps a close eye on your stimulus money.

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GLENN: Yes, 2009 eye on the stimulus. Shovels are finally hitting the ground in the nation's newest and largest transportation project, the Trans-Hudson River tunnel project. $8.7 billion is all this is going to cost. Now, there are some cynics I'm sure there are saying, "What? Why do we... why do we need a tunnel?" Yes, we do have tunnels, sure, but some commuters will shave 15 minutes off their commute time. For a year $8.7 billion, 15 minutes, for some commuters. That sounds like a good deal, don't you think? So how did this massive project come about? How was it decided? I mean, Joe Biden couldn't have pushed this one through because is it a car tunnel or a train tunnel? Oh, it's a... train tunnel. Anyway, so it's stimulus money. We've got to spend it some place. Actually only $3 billion of the $8.7 billion needed for the project are coming from the federal government. The rest of the funds are coming from various state agencies in... wait for it, wait for it... New York and New Jersey. Now, last I checked, those states were broke. You know, aren't they the states that are also, like California, "We're going to have to fire all the teachers. If you don't raise this tax, all the kids are going to grow up to be soldiers, they are going to be that dumb. It's amazing how dumb they are going to be. You won't ever be able to read a Stephen King book. Yeah, that dumb if we got to raise the tax." Weren't those the states? We're looking everywhere we can to make up that $1.6 billion budget gap that we got. We're looking everywhere. We're going to have to start executing cops. I'd like to know, is there anyone in the government who said something in discussions like, "Hey, you know, I love the tunnel and everything, but the budget gap, do you think, maybe it's the time to build a tunnel?" Obviously not because that would make too much sense. Here's an idea. Don't build the tunnel. Sit on the train for an extra 15 minutes. I know it will be an inconvenience to Mr. Joe Biden, but what do you say you don't worry about that 15 minutes until we don't bankrupt the country. There you go. $5.7 billion saved. Thank you very much. Of course, that's not how the government looks at it. They see the wonderful new jobs that are going to be created, 6,000 new jobs to be exact. 6,000 new jobs, by the way, if you do the math, that's only $1.45 million per job. Wow. What a value. Government's driving a hard bargain, aren't they? Of course, the government project, as government projects never do, will go over budget. It doesn't okay, sometimes they go a little bit over budget, but it doesn't matter. The government is predicting that after the tunnel is completed, in 2017, after the tunnel is completed, it will create take a guess how many jobs. 6,000 to build it. How many new jobs will it create afterwards? Government estimate. Come on, they are creating new jobs. 4500 new jobs. Oh, no, sorry. 45,000 new jobs! In a tunnel! I'm sorry. 45,000 new jobs? I've been through tunnels before. I don't really see anybody in the tunnels. Are they going to intentionally build it with leaks so you have to have like a bucket by grade inside? What is the 45,000 new jobs going to be created with this tunnel. Wow, what a gig that is. Maybe a tad optimistic but maybe they are holding the tunnel up. I'm not sure. Wait, wait, what am I thinking? Of course, it's the federal government. They have a 400:1 hiring ratio compared to the private sector. So, of course, it's 45,000. Enjoy your extra 15 minutes, New Jersey commuters. Well, not all of you. Just some of you.

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Apparel company The North Face recently stated that it would no longer make jackets for oil and gas companies because it doesn't want to be associated with the fossil fuel industry. In response, Colorado-based oil and gas company Liberty Oilfield Services rented full billboard ads to remind The North Face of the truth: "Globally, 60% of all clothing fibers are made out of oil and gas. For North Face, it is likely 90% or more."

Liberty CEO Chris Wright joined Glenn Beck on the radio program Tuesday to discuss just how much of our economy — beyond outdoor apparel and energy — wouldn't exist in a world without fossil fuels. And he warns that many companies are now deeming this truth to be "controversial."

"I have been for years, trying to get a real, honest dialogue about energy going," Chris told Glenn. "So we took this opportunity to point out that North Face jackets are ... almost completely made out of oil and gas. How can you choose not to associate with the essential material your equipment [is] made out of? So we put a billboard up ... the billboard says, 'That North Face puffer looks good on you. And it was made from fossil fuels.'"

"Most billboard companies did not want to run that billboard. They thought it was controversial," he added. "And Facebook put a hold on our brief video just saying the jacket looks good, this is what it's made out of. In today's world, that is controversial."

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During a lecture at the Yale School of Medicine's Child Study Center, a New York City-based psychiatrist told students and faculty that she fantasizes about "unloading a revolver into the head of any white person that got in my way," among several other shockingly race-hating statements.

In April, Dr. Aruna Khilanani — a New York-based forensic psychiatrist and psychoanalyst — delivered the talk called "The Psychopathic Problem of the White Mind" virtually as part of the Yale School of Medicine's "Child Study Center Grand Rounds," a lecture program for "trainees in child psychiatry, psychology, and social work, faculty, clinicians, and scientists."

On the radio program Monday, Glenn Beck shared several quotes from an audio recording of the lecture provided by Bari Weiss, a former opinion writer and editor for the New York Times.

Here are a few of Khilanani's statements from the audio:

  • "This is the cost of talking to white people at all. The cost of your own life, as they suck you dry. There are no good apples out there. White people make my blood boil."
  • "I had fantasies of unloading a revolver into the head of any white person that got in my way, burying their body, and wiping my bloody hands as I walked away relatively guiltless with a bounce in my step. Like I did the world a f***ing favor."
  • "White people are out of their minds. And they have been for a long time."
  • "White people feel that we are bullying them when we bring up race. They feel that we should be thanking them for all that they have done for us. They are confused, and so are we. We keep forgetting that directly talking about race is a waste of our breath."
  • "We are asking a demented, violent predator who thinks that they are a saint or a superhero, to accept responsibility. It ain't gonna happen. They have five holes in their brain. It's like banging your head against a brick wall. It's just like sort of not a good idea."

"We must take a stand. We must speak out, because this is evil," Glenn said in response to Khilanani's shocking lecture. "I don't care who you voted for, you know this is evil."

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The prices of our houses and food are already rising fast, but they will skyrocket to record highs if we don't fix the problem soon. So what's causing the inflation?

On the radio program this week, Glenn Beck said he doesn't believe it's the fault of our loggers, farmers, or truckers — many of them are really struggling. But the big corporations that control these industries are making record profits, all while the Biden administration is making some very odd decisions that could make the crises even worse.

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The crisis at the border continues to worsen, with the U.S. Border Patrol recently releasing some shocking statistics that illuminate just how bad the situation has become. But Texas Governor Greg Abbott (R) is doing everything he can to prevent any additional unlawful crossings into the Lone Star State.

Abbott joined Glenn Beck on the radio program Wednesday to describe recent action he has taken to ensure that those who do cross into Texas illegally know they came to the "wrong state."

After noting that both President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris "have completely abandoned post as it concerns the Texas border," Abbott explained how "Texas is stepping up" to combat the flood of dangerous gangs and cartels, human traffickers and drugs he says are pouring into border communities.

"Beginning in March, I deployed a thousand Texas Department of Public Safety officers to the border. I deployed the National Guard to the border. And they made well over a thousand arrests of some of these criminals we talked about. They've apprehended more than 33,000 illegal immigrants coming across the border." Abbott said. "But because of the way the Biden administration has abandoned the border, we are now elevating our game. What I did yesterday, in response to more than a dozen counties along the border ... I granted their request for a disaster declaration," he added.

Abbott went on to describe how his disaster declaration gives Texas the authority to toughen penalties for lawbreakers, including criminal trespassing, smuggling, and human trafficking.

"We're going to begin arresting everybody coming across the border and charging them with criminal trespass and putting them in jail. They are coming in here, thinking they'll get the Biden free-ride, and go wherever they want to go. Not in the state of Texas. We'll start arresting them right and left, and putting them behind bars, and saying they came in to the wrong state."

Asked by Glenn if he is prepared for the inevitable "media onslaught", Abbott simply answered, "We're prepared to see a reduction in the number of people coming across the border — because Texas is enforcing the law, period."

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