Glenn Beck: The Improbable Truth About Politicians

 


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When I look at the news everyday, I wonder if it's even possible for us to unplug from common sense any more than we already have.

The one thing is that when you step back and look at the big picture, it's obvious that our politicians are either completely incompetent or dangerously evil.

Let's start in California, which, as of Wednesday, will be issuing IOUs to everyone from state contractors to college students to the disabled; $3 billion in July alone. That may work for Schwarzenegger or the weasels in Sacramento, but can construction workers or college students eat an IOU?

At least half a dozen other states face similar troubles, including Arizona, which faces a shortfall equal to almost a third of its budget.

But instead of doing the common sense thing (bringing expenses in line with revenues), the Obama administration wants these states to expand their services, particularly when it comes to health care.

You say, "But Glenn, aren't many states pushing to scale back or kill proposals to expand Medicaid?"

Maybe, but do you really think that's going to happen? Here in New York City, a third of all residents are enrolled in the program, a number that's gone way up in recent years. What politician has the spine to eliminate entitlements? And have you asked yourself if it makes any sense to push for the greatest expansion in history, even as Medicare runs out of money in eight years?

Similarly, how does it make sense when you're out of money to go to the Fed for help? It's just a giant, privately run-corporation that causes bubbles, can flood the market with money and collapse our dollar while answering to no one. How does it make common sense to not see the Fed's books? Ron Paul's "audit the Fed" bill has a majority in the House, yet Barney Frank is sitting on the bill in the House Financial Services Committee. Why? What kind of power is Barney Frank going to amass if he can enable and protect the seven most powerful people on the Federal Reserve board?

Then there's the drastically different ways our president handled two anti-American presidents. First, Iran, where we've been trying to get the ayatollah and his cronies out of there since 1979.


They rig an election, where protesters are beaten and killed in broad daylight, and Obama says nothing for two weeks. Why?

Then in Honduras, where the president tries to shred the Constitution and hijack the Republic, President Obama jumps in with Hugo Chavez, Daniel Ortega and the Castro regime in demanding that the Honduras president be restored to power. Doesn't that constitute the exact meddling he said we shouldn't engage in when it comes to Iran?

And finally there's cap-and-trade, a complete reshaping of America. It's a $4 trillion, 1,300-page bill that hardly anyone has read that's supposed to stop the polar bears from drowning. Few seem to even be considering the life-changing ramifications, if any dissenting opinion inside the government is silenced.

We'll hear from the man at the EPA who wrote the suppressed report that shows carbon dioxide has nothing to do with the Earth's temperature. You decide if he's crazy or if he's just not saying what the administration wants to hear.

Please, please tell me I'm looking at all of this wrong. Write me, call me, tweet me. I would love to know how all of this adds up to incompetence instead of evil.

But I'm scared I'm not wrong. I go back to "The Sign of the Four", where Sherlock Holmes says, "When you have eliminated the impossible, whatever remains, however improbable, must be the truth."

The truth, however improbable, is that these aren't dumb people leading us down this road; they aren't randomly throwing darts or flipping coins. Because if they were at least once in a while a dart would hit something that was good for the country. So we must eliminate that.

So what does that leave on the table? I don't know yet, but whatever it is seems to be improbable. Unfortunately, we need to start looking at that.

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Michigan barber Karl Manke isn't a troublemaker. He's a law-abiding citizen who did everything possible to financially survive during the COVID-19 lockdown. pandemic. Eventually, he had no other option: he had to reopen his business in defiance of Democratic Gov. Gretchen Whitmer's stay-at-home orders.

In an interview on the "Glenn Beck Radio Program," Manke, 77, told Glenn, "I'm not backing down" despite Whitmer's seemingly vindictive attempts to shut down his business.

Shortly after reopening, Manke was ticketed for violating Whitmer's stay-at-home order and charged with a misdemeanor. When he still refused to close his doors, the governor's office went a step further and suspended his barber license.

"It's kind of a vindictive thing," said Manke. "I've become a worm in her brain ... and she is going full force, illegally, when legislatures told her that she was out of place and this was not her assignment, she decided to take it anyway."

On Thursday, the Shiawassee County Circuit Judge refused to issue a preliminary injunction against Manke. Read more on this update here.

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Time after time, Americans have taken to the streets to defend our constitutional rights, whether it was our livelihood at stake -- or our lives. But, what was the point of all the civil rights movements that came before, if we're about to let the government take our rights away now?

On his Wednesday night special, Glenn Beck argued that Americans are tired of having our rights trampled by "tyrannical" leaders from state and local governments who are ignoring our unalienable rights during this pandemic.

"Our nanny state has gone too far. The men and women in office -- the ones closest to our communities, our towns, our cities -- are now taking advantage of our fear," Glenn said. "Like our brothers and sisters of the past, we need to start making the decisions that will put our destiny, and our children's destiny, back into our hands."

It took less than two months of the coronavirus tyranny to make America unrecognizable, but some Americans are fighting back, risking losing their jobs and businesses or even jail time, as they battle to take back our civil rights.

Here are just a few of their stories:

After New Jersey's Atilis Gym reopened in defiance of the governor's executive order, the Department of Health shut them down for "posing a threat to the public health." Co-owner Ian Smith says somebody sabotaged the gym's toilets with enire rolls of paper to create the public health "threat."

Oregon Salon owner, Lindsey Graham, was fined $14 thousand for reopening. She said she was visited by numerous government organizations, including Child Protective Services, in what she believes are bullying tactics straight from the governor's office.

77-year-old Michigan barber, Karl Manke, refused to close his shop even when facing arrest. "I couldn't go another 30 days without an income," he said. But when local police refused to arrest him, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer's (D) office suspending his business license instead.

Port of Seattle police officer Greg Anderson was suspended after he spoke out against enforcing what he called "tyrannical orders" imposed amid coronavirus lockdowns.

Kentucky mother-of-seven, Mary Sabbatino, found herself under investigation for alleged child abuse after breaking social distancing rules at a bank. After a social worker from child protective services determined there was no sign of abuse, he still sought to investigate why the Sabbatino's are homeschooling, and how they can give "adequate attention to that many children."

Dallas salon owner Shelley Luther was sentenced to seven days in jail after she defied the state-mandated stay-at-home orders to reopen her business.

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It took less than two months of the coronavirus tyranny to make America unrecognizable. Leaders from state and local governments across the U.S. have flattened the curve of some of our most basic constitutional rights, but some Americans are fighting back — and risking jail time or losing their businesses.

On Wednesday night's GBTV special, Glenn Beck argued that we're witnessing the birth of a new civil rights movement — and it's time to build a coalition of common sense to keep America as we know it free.

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On the radio program Thursday, Glenn Beck sat down with chief researcher Jason Buttrill to go over two bombshell developments that have recently come to light regarding former Vice President Joe Biden's role in the 2016 dismissal of Ukrainian Prosecutor General Viktor Shokin.

"Wow! Two huge stories dropped within about 24 hours of each other," Jason began. He went on to explain that a court ruling in Ukraine has just prompted an "actual criminal investigation against Joe Biden in Ukraine."

This stunning development coincided with the release of leaked phone conversations, which took place in late 2015 and early 2016, allegedly among then-Vice President Biden, Secretary of State John Kerry, and Ukraine's former President Petro Poroshenko.

One of the audiotapes seems to confirm allegations of a quid pro quo between Biden and Poroshenko, with the later admitting that he asked Shokin to resign despite having no evidence of him "doing anything wrong" in exchange for a $1 billion loan guarantee.

"Poroshenko said, 'despite the fact that we didn't have any corruption charges on [Shokin], and we don't have any information about him doing something wrong, I asked him to resign,'" Jason explained. "But none of the Western media is pointing this out."

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