Glenn Beck: Know! Your! Czars!



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VOICE: It's time for another episode of everyone's favorite show, Know Your Czars!

GLENN: That's right, everyone. It's time for your favorite game, Know Your Czars. The most fun you can have watching your country disintegrate. Today's czar likes numbers. In fact, he announced that the Obama administration had lowered the deficit this year from $1.8 trillion to $1.6 trillion. Well, everybody dance... or not. Sure, he also noted that U.S. unemployment will surge to 10% this year and the budget deficit will widen to $1.5 trillion next year, reflecting a deeper recession than previously expected. And that the economy will shrink 2.8% this year, worse than the 1.2% contraction projected way, way, way back... in May. But it is clear that this guy is great with numbers because he's a real cost‑cutter. Any guesses who this guy might be?

STU: Is it Bernie Madoff?

GLENN: Sorry, sorry. No, not Bernie Madoff. Let me give you another hint. These big deficit savings are from their own estimates. So we can see how accurate they are. Sure, we're already about 18% higher than the top end of their unemployment estimates, top end, we're already 18% higher; but is that because they were completely wrong about how their stimulus plan would work? Could it be that the plan actually made things worse? Of course not. This czar says, quote, this administration's economic projections show that we have inherited a deeper recession than understood, end quote. Yes, it's their favorite word in the entire universe: Inherited. By the way, you won't be getting anything inherited very soon under these people. They inherited that $1.6 trillion deficit. So there was nothing they could do about it. They had to spend more this year to turn it around in the future. Now, that is financial optimism. Any guesses who this czar might be?

PAT: Is it Ken Lay?

GLENN: Ooh, sorry. I'll give you another hint. In 2008 George Bush had what all ‑‑ the all‑time record deficit in history. People like me bashed him for it. Barack Obama is crushing that record this year. But here is the detail that our czar forgot to mention: Even by Barack Obama's own estimates, at no time in the next ten years is Barack Obama able to do better than President Bush's worst year.

Now, I'm not saying that he ever has a surplus. I'm saying his deficit is worse than Bush's worst year. For every single year in his first term, his second term, and the first half of, well, I would say Joe Biden's term but it will probably be just the rest of Barack Obama's lifetime term. Today's czar shows the best year will be a deficit of $739 billion in 2015, if everything is as rosy as he says it will be. That's 61% worse than Bush's worst year and that's without universal healthcare and cap and trade. But... it gets worse. Again by Obama's own budget projections, the policies he's already put in will have the deficit getting worse, not better, at the end of projections. Worse in 2016 than 2015. Worse in 2017 than 2016. Worse in 2018 than 2017, and worse in 2019 than 2018. But after that, don't worry. I mean, everything is going to be ‑‑ anybody know who the czar is?

STU: Is it the State of California?

GLENN: Very, very close.

PAT: Is it Mark Rich?

GLENN: I think Mark Rich and Ken Lay are all dead, aren't they? No, sorry. Today's czar is Peter Orszag, Peter Orszag, our budget czar, handy with a calculator and based on his predictions so far, the proud Enron of czars.

VOICE: Ooh, sorry. Just like everyone who plays this game, you lose. But at least I'll die a little smarter just for listening to... Know Your Czars!

Countless leaders on the left are now arguing that removing President Donald Trump from office won't be enough — they're now calling for the president's "cult-like" supporters to be "deprogrammed." And it's not just fringe politicians.

During an appearance on "Real Time with Bill Maher" last week, former NBC anchor Katie Couric said, "The question is, how are we going to really almost deprogram these people who have signed up for the cult of Trump."

Former Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton and Democratic Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi questioned whether the nation needs "a 9/11-type commission" to determine whether President Trump was colluding with Russian President Vladimir Putin "the day that the insurgents invaded our Capitol." Clinton also made sure to include her favorite "deplorables" in her unsubstantiated conspiracy theory:

"But we now know that not just [Trump] but his enablers, his accomplices, his cult members, have the same disregard for democracy," Clinton said to Pelosi.

Washington Post columnist Eugene Robinson and New York Times Magazine's Nikole Hannah-Jones agreed that there is a need for "millions of Americans, almost all white, almost all Republicans" to be deprogrammed and punished, during an MSNBC interview last week.

Now, a story from the Washington Post is also preaching that narrative and even added that we need more restrictions for conservatives on social media and in the broadcast industry.

"So now we have to be deprogrammed? We've heard this over and over and over and over again, for months," said Glenn Beck on the radio program Tuesday. He read through the shocking details of the Washington Post op-ed and discussed the extraordinary dangers of the latest anti-conservative movement in America.

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As calls for censorship and restrictions against conservative voices get louder, Glenn Beck said he feels an "awesome responsibility" to speak, not the words he'd personally like to say, but those he believes the Lord would want him to share.

"It's an awesome responsibility, and one that I am not worthy of," Glenn said. "I want to say ... what He wants me to say. And I have to listen very carefully, because I feel the same way you do. But that will get us nowhere."

Glenn said it's time for Americans who are awake — not woke — to come together, no matter which side of the political aisle you're on, and stand with the truth.

"We are the Alamo, we will stand. But we desperately, desperately need you," Glenn said. "We need the people who are awake — not woke — awake. You may disagree with us. We are your allies, not your enemies. And if you will not stand with us in our hour of need, there will be no one left to stand with you in your hour of need. We must all come together, anyone who is awake."

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The incoming Biden administration plans to waste no time in overturning much of the progress achieved by President Donald Trump.

On his radio program Monday, Glenn Beck ran through 10 executive orders President Joe Biden plans to announce on "day one" of his time in office — including rejoining the Paris climate accord, canceling the Keystone pipeline, mask mandates on federal land and during interstate travel, and a proposed federal minimum wage of $15 an hour.

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Eric Weinstein, managing director of investment firm Thiel Capital and host of "The Portal" podcast, is not a conservative, but he says conservative and center-right-affiliated media are the only ones who will still allow oppositional voices.

On "The Glenn Beck Podcast" this week, Eric told Glenn that the center-left media, which "controls the official version of events for the country," once welcomed him, but that all changed about eight years ago when they started avoiding any kind of criticism by branding those who disagree with them as "alt-right, far-right, neo-Nazi, etc.," even if they are coming from the left side of the aisle. But their efforts to discredit critical opinions don't stop there. According to Eric, there is a strategy being employed to destroy our national culture and make sure Americans with opposing views do not come together.

"We're trifling with the disillusionment of our national culture. And our national culture is what animates the country. If we lose the culture, the documents will not save us," Eric said. "I have a very strongly strategic perspective, which is that you save things up for an emergency. Well, we're there now."

In the clip below, Eric explains why, after many requests over the last few years, he finally agreed to this podcast.

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