Glenn Beck: Out of control ego in government #1114999495666


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GLENN: Try this story from the Politico: If you want to score a meeting with Representative Jim McDermott, know this. His schedule other office manager Elizabeth Becton is to be addressed by her full name. Not Liz or any other variant. An executive assistant at McBee Strategic recently learned this the hard way. A few weeks ago the assistant e‑mailed Becton seeking a meeting with McDermott and a client J.P. Morgan Chase. Days later the assistant checked back and unfortunately began the e‑mail with the disrespectful, "Hi, Liz." Becton curtly replied in the reply e‑mail only, "Who's Liz?" When the assistant wrote back with an apology, Becton turned up the heat. "I do not go by Liz. Where did you get this Liz information?" The back‑and‑forth went on for 19 e‑mails with the assistant apologizing six times if she had offended Becton. Becton lectured in the 19 e‑mails about name‑calling. Becton told the assistant that if someone said using Liz was acceptable, then they are not your friend. And if I wanted you to call me by any other name, I would have offered you that name. Plus, "It's rude when people don't even ask permission and t ake all sorts of liberties with your name." She added, "Please do not ever call me by that nickname again." Well, I am sorry, Elizabeth, Liz, Lizzie, Beth, Betsy, Betty, egomaniac, out‑of‑control bureaucrat! Liz! We're paying your salary. I need to see the congressman, Lizzie! In any other business in America, Lizzie would be fired. In any other business that would be unacceptable. In any other business you'd say this person has a personality disorder. This person is about to go postal! You took a ‑‑ excuse me. Hang on just a second. Liz, can you come in here for a second? "Don't call me..." Lizzie, come into my office. "Yes?" Did you just lecture in 19 e‑mails about your name to a client of mine? "Yes." Rational response: Why? No, no. Rational response is why? Is there something that I don't know? "He's been hassling me, he's been following me. He's been... whatever, he's been..." okay. Then I'll take care of it. The response was, "People don't call me Liz." Okay, Liz, you're fired. And I'm going to call security. In fact, I have HR here because I'm a little afraid of you, Lizzie. The last person that I know that had the name Liz was Lizzie Borden and that didn't end well! You'd fire this person. But they don't fire. They don't fire because they're better than you. They know. They know. "Riffraff that I have to answer the phone. Oh, jeez, the people are calling again. Don't you dare call me Liz." You're a psycho, Liz, a psycho.

Stu, why don't you call. Do you have his number? Can you get congressional McDermott? Is that his name, McDermott from Washington State? Jim McDermott, Seattle. I'm just assuming he's from the Seattle area. I don't know where the seventh district is. Seattle?

STU: Yes, it is Seattle.

GLENN: Call Jim McDermott's office right now and tell them we won put up with this Lizzie stuff.

STU: We mean business with full names.

GLENN: Call them. I would like to see if we can get Liz on the air. Just try.

STU: My guess is on Betsy isn't going to come on.

GLENN: Just try. Just call. Ask if Betty is there. Is Betty there? Betsy. Beth. Lizzie, Liz. I don't know, what do you call ‑‑ oh, Elizabeth, is she there? See if Elizabeth is there and then call her Lizzie. "So Lizzie, what do you say, babe?" Do you have the number?

STU: Yes, I do. Is this their Seattle office or is this her Washington office? His Washington office?

GLENN: I don't know. I would imagine that it's an executive assistant. So I would imagine it's Washington. Yeah, it would be the capital, the House.

STU: I don't have the Seattle number. Just give me a minute here.

GLENN: We'll take a break and then we'll call Lizzie, see how she's doing, see what's going on in her life. Wonder if anybody's talked to her. Wonder ‑‑ you know what it is? We just don't understand her. We don't understand what's going on with her life. We don't know all the struggles that she's had to put up with, people making fun of her name and stuff or whatever it is, making fun of her name or not making fun of her name. I don't know. Is she a minority? We should find out if she's a minority. Maybe she's handicapped. Is she handicapped? Does she have special needs of any kind? Because all of those things take a play. Maybe she's ‑‑ you know what? Maybe she's dyslexic. Is it possible that she was dyslexic and people teased her on that? I don't know. One leg shorter than the other? She has one brown eye and one blue eye. I don't know. Cryst al Gayle should have been in prison for what poor Lizzie went through her whole life with one brown eye and one blue eye and that song that was repeatedly singing over and over and over during my childhood, doesn't it make my brown eyes blue, it stopped with me. I've only got one brown eye and one blue eye! Crystal Gayle must be stopped! Oh, her life must have been a hell. Poor Lizzie.

When Bevan Cooney — the former "junior" business partner to Hunter Biden and Devon Archer — went to jail in 2019, investigative reporter and New York Times bestselling author Peter Schweizer thought he'd never gain access to the damning emails Cooney had promised. That all changed three weeks ago when Schweizer was given complete access to Cooney's gmail account.

Schweizer joined Glenn Beck on the radio program Tuesday to describe just some of the business deals revealed within these emails — like Hunter working with an alleged Russian criminal and with Chinese communists to secure their assets, or to secure one-on-one time with his dad, then-Vice President Joe Biden. And all of this new information is completely separate from the emails allegedly discovered on Hunter Biden's laptop recently reported by the New York Post.

"So, I want to make this clear. This [Cooney's emails] has nothing to do with what's on the laptop … It didn't come from [Rudy] Giuliani. It didn't come from anybody else, right?" Glenn asked Schweizer.

"That's absolutely correct," Schweizer confirmed.

He briefly explained how Cooney, a former Los Angeles nightclub owner, is currently serving a prison sentence for his involvement in a fraudulent business bond scheme with Biden and Archer. From prison, Cooney gave Schweizer written permission to access his Gmail account.

"This is really important," he noted. "We're not looking at printouts. Not looking at PDFs. We're actually in his Gmail accounts themselves, sifting through these emails. And there's a shocking amount of information about deals involving China, involving Russia, involving all sorts of things they were trying to pull off."

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The king of "No Spin" and bestselling author of "Killing Crazy Horse," Bill O'Reilly joined Glenn Beck on this week's podcast to talk about the latest developments in Joe Biden's Ukraine and China corruption scandal. Now that some of the details are finally coming out in the open, does the average Democrat care? Maybe, but the Left doesn't seem to.

O'Reilly argued there's more hatred for President Donald Trump now than in 2016, and that some people hate President Trump so much that they'd rather vote for the "senile, corrupt" Joe Biden.

"Hunter got tens of millions of dollars from Ukraine, from Russia, from China because his father was vice president. I have no doubt in my mind," O'Reilly said. "But the hatred for Donald Trump overrides that in the minds of millions of viewers. They're saying, 'You know, we'd rather have the senile corrupt guy than Trump.'"

Asked by Glenn if any other Republican running for president would be met with the same level of vitriol, O'Reilly answered, "The Left is the Left. They don't like America. The want to redo the Constitution. They want to take some of our freedoms, like the Second Amendment and the First Amendment, and change them. And they want to destroy capitalism and replace it with a big centralized government in Washington that controls the economy … but I'm talking about the folks. I have liberal friends and I say to them, 'Do you not understand that when you vote for Biden, you're voting against your own self interest?'"

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In a phone call with his constituents, Senator Ben Sasse (R-Neb) unleashed a torrent of criticisms about President Donald Trump, saying he "flirted with white supremacists," "kisses dictators' butts," and "spends like a drunken sailor."

On the radio program Friday, Glenn said he was disappointed in Sen. Sasse for apparently forgetting all of President Trump's accomplishments. Because, in reality, Trump has accomplished a lot more than many presidents before him.

Then, for anyone who may have forgotten President Trump's achievements — or who simply hate the man so much they've ignored them — Glenn listed just some of the many things this president has achieved during his three and a half years in the White House.

Watch the video below to hear Glenn's message for all the Trump-haters who have forgotten Trump's accomplishments, or you can read Glenn's list HERE:

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President Trump has given us great judges on the lower court, 3 judges far superior than Roberts and other bogus constitutionalists as SCOTUS and one just may turn out to be another Clarence Thomas. He kicked the ass of ISIS and came home.

He got us out of the disastrous Iran deal, killed their head of terror, boxed them in and is currently collapsing their economy while also brokering a Mid East peace deal that everyone said could never happen. He moved our embassy to Jerusalem despite the state department, something no president has done even though they all promised.

Yes, he met with the North Korean Dictator. I hated that, but I also hated the fact that no other president did anything and North Korea kept gaining power. He has gotten Europe to pay their share of NATO, brought the Arabs and the Jews together, while smashing the choke hold of the PLO, and stood up to the Chinese instead of selling them supercomputers (Clinton), accepting lead poison in dog food (Bush), or loving the CCP and taking millions in dirty money (Obama/Biden).

He also has defended religious liberty unlike any other president at least in the last 100 years, and is a true pro-life advocate that unlike most republicans backs it up with action instead of just talk.

President Trump has also opened doors that the GOP was too wussy to even try to open with Hispanics and Blacks. He again didn't pander. He instead cleared the dead wood and opened pathways up so they could get higher education, create jobs, and not get lost in the prison system.

He also has defended religious liberty... and is a true pro-life advocate.

President Trump also took on an economy that had been beaten down, a people who had been told "you didn't build that" and, in fact, Obama and Biden claimed that the economy was "as good as it would ever get," that we would never create jobs in sectors ever again.

President Trump gave us the lowest unemployment rate since 1969 (the year I celebrated my 5th birthday,) the lowest unemployment for Hispanics & Blacks ever, and the first real growth in pay that I can remember.

President Trump then responded to the largest pandemic in 100 years by doing a couple of things I have never seen a president do:

  1. America's biggest capitalist shuts down the entire economy and knowingly puts his re-election at risk in order to save people.
  2. Closes travel with China and Europe, only to be called “racist," "xenophobic" and accused of stirring hatred. Now everyone says they were for it, but he stood alone and took the heat.

When everyone bashed him because they thought he would seize control and become an authoritarian by telling states what to do, or taking control of companies and telling them what to produce, he simply asked the free market to step to the plate, because he trusts the people of this country to do the right thing. By not taking control, he was called a dictator and a Nazi. Meanwhile he has been blamed for the blood bath created by Gov. Cuomo's nursing home policies. They said 2 million would die, best case scenario 200,000 — if we did everything right. Gee, seems that we are now in the time period they told us would be phase two, it seems as though we seem to have hit that "best case scenario" at this point.

While all of this has gone on, President Trump has fought the lies that were started by Hillary Clinton's team to smear him as a Russian operative. It was enabled by the Obama White House and included the DOJ, CIA, Dept of State, FBI, and DNI. Did I leave anyone out? Oh, yeah we are now getting evidence that members of the Pentagon may have been involved as well. Not to mention the so-called "press" and Congress who did things that would embarrass not only "Frank Underwood" but also Kevin Spacey. He has single handedly exposed the press for who they are and have always been. Because of his tweets, personal style and frankly balls of steel, he has exposed those who truly are: "Enemies of the people." I hated that when he first said it, but it is true. Any person or group that knowingly lies to destroy our president, our Constitution and the free market, are not just enemies of the people, they are enemies of the freedom of all mankind.

As someone who didn't support President Trump at first (and that is putting it mildly) I remain honest enough to judge him on his entire record. He is perhaps the only man in America that can and has stood entirely alone, surrounded by enemies, surrounded by those who took an oath to protect and defend the Constitution, who are now actively engaged in destroying it and any elected president who stands in their way.

Personally, I have grown sick and tired of spineless, do nothing, old, corrupt GOP politicians who are either part of the problem or too frightened to stand alone and speak up. The vast majority are all "Sunshine Patriots." History will condemn those who did nothing but complain and whine, while others not only rang the bell, but stood and took the hits, who risked it all and lost money, reputation and perhaps, God forbid, some who gave the ultimate sacrifice to fight the evil that rages so clearly against the light.

100 years from now history will judge all of us. So will our children's children. Most will be forgotten. Those who failed to show up on the battlefield or cower in the trees, will be remembered with shame and disdain. Others like President Trump, I believe will be seen as indispensable.