Glenn Beck: Resort getaway courtesy of Social Security?


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GLENN: I don't know about you, but I want to feel secure and I do feel secure. In fact, I feel so secure that I haven't saved a dime in my entire life because I have the ultimate security blanket called Social Security. It is so great, I'm a positive guy, you know. You listen to the show. You know how positive I am on the future. Anyway, I try to avoid all the nay Sayers who are always complaining: Oh, Glenn, in six years Social Security, we'll be paying out more in benefits than it collects in taxes. Oh, boohoo, cry me a river. We're going to grow our way out of this. And then the people say, "Oh, the fun will be depleted by 2037." Okay, all right. Sure, it's true, the Social Security trustees are saying the program is broke, quote/unquote. But what do they know, you know? Besides, 2037, do you know how many things we could invent by 2037? That's a long way off. There's plenty of time to fix this and that's exactly what the Social Security Administration is doing. Take, for example, the training conference they just held at a high end Arizona resort. Of course, the rightwing media is going to complain, "Oh, it cost the taxpayers $700,000." Yeah, I know, I know. Yeah, we shouldn't take any spa vacations or have our conferences in resorts, you know. Only a rightwinger that would, you know, be in the Oval Office would say something like that. Then they will also say, "Why do you need..." and I'm not kidding..." to listen to a speech on emotional intelligence. These people are so stupid and emotionally crippled. Don't listen to the complaints. $700,000 of your tax dollars to help out the managers of a failing government I don't even know what you call it. Scam? It's a steal. The 675 managers who attended desperately needed a casino night. They desperately needed dancers and motivational speakers. Their company is losing money! What's a better way to get that cash back than learn from these awesome seminars like Techniques to Empower You: Change the way you relate to your work, change the way you relate to your colleagues, our organizations and our customers. You could go from that, Techniques that Empower You down to Mentoring The Generations. We'll help you engage effectively all across all dimensions of diverse thoughts, diverse ideas, attitudes, beliefs, behaviors and diverse values of all generations. My gosh! We are going to fix this Social Security thing really fast. Oh, and then there's the emotional intelligence seminar: Learn to lead from where you stand... or sit with the door closed most often. And focus on a wide array of competencies and skills that drive leadership performance.

Then there's this one: Managing Diverse People: A forum to discuss diversity and management for all employees. And then, Learning at a Higher Level: Join a panel of current senior executive service, SES Career Development Associates and learn what steps they took to prepare themselves for placement in the SES. Of course, they also had the, I hope you made it to the Removing the Barriers. Learn hands on. Problem solving processes that give employees the opportunity to identify areas of conflicts and concerns in the workplace and the options or solutions to address them.

You know what? Let me tell you something. These are wonderful, tender, neato classes that I'm sure all the managers there at the Social Security Administration, they benefitted from them. They're fantastic. I'm happy for them. You know, it's great. There is one class missing that I think that we should make sure is in there in the next manager's spa getaway. I'd like to call this class Addition and Subtraction: A highly trained calculator expert will show you the numbers on a calculator and teach you how to spend less money than you take in.

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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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