Glenn Beck: Arguing with Idiots - Czar Jones

Arguing with Idiots: How to Stop Small Minds and Big Government

by Glenn Beck

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GLENN: You know, I know that we just played some stunning audio from Van Jones and the idiots are going to say things like...

PAT: Oh, what are you talking about? That was nothing to it. That was a long time ago, like you've said.

GLENN: March.

PAT: You admit it was clear back   how old were you in March?

GLENN: The same age I am now. March.

PAT: Stu, how old were you back in March? What grade were you in?

STU: The same grade.

PAT: I mean, please, it's ancient history. The guy wasn't even the green jobs czar.

GLENN: He was the green jobs czar.

PAT: He wasn't even the green jobs czar.

GLENN: Like weeks after he gave this speech, weeks.

PAT: And he transformed, he changed his mind, he became a capitalist... when he   there's no way he could have known. There's no way.

GLENN: Who? The president?

PAT: No.

GLENN: He couldn't have known that Van Jones was a known communist.

PAT: How is he going to know? What, does he have Google or something, the White House? They don't let him have that. I bet you the president doesn't even get to look at his Blackberry. And if he does, it can't get online. Maybe it's like mine. It's always looking for service.

GLENN: Right, okay.

PAT: And then there's no   I mean, you can't just willy nilly hop on the Internet as president of the United States and look for information.

GLENN: Okay. Stop the music for a second. Here's what I want to do. I want to play the quotes from Van Jones. This is from March. Play them   

PAT: Oh, I want to play the quotes from Van Jones, March.

GLENN: I'll just play them. Could you play the whole thing, not the short version but the whole thing in context first.

VAN JONES: All we do is take out the dirty power system, the dirty power generation in a system and just replace it with some clean stuff, put a solar panel on top of this system. We don't deal with how we are consuming water, we don't deal with how we're treating our other sister and other brothers' species, we don't deal with toxins, we don't deal with the way we treat each other, if that's not a part of this movement, let me tell you what you'll have. This is all you'll have. You'll have solar powered bulldozers, solar powered buzz saws, and biofuel bombers and we'll be fighting wars over lithium for the batteries instead of oil for the engines and we'll still have a dead planet. This movement is deeper than a solar panel, deeper than a solar panel. Don't stop there. Don't stop there. No, we're going to change the whole system.

GLENN: When will America wake up? The left has started a revolution no different than Hugo Chavez. When Hugo Chavez was elected, he was elected by Democratic process. But he did not tell the people when he was running that he was a communist. Can we stop that this man, Van Jones, is an average everyday capitalist American? If we don't deal with how we treat each other. This again is code language Marxism, language. How are we this is social justice. Now we're into green jobs and social justice.

VAN JONES: If that's not a part of this movement, let me tell you what you'll have. This is all you'll have solar powered bulldozers, solar powered buzz saws

GLENN: Stop for a second. Let's just take these, take these one at a time. Solar powered bulldozers. That is for breaking new ground and building new buildings and expansion. These are zero growth people. So expansion. You don't want to expand. That's bad for the environment. Then what did he say? Solar paneled?

PAT: Solar powered buzz saws.

GLENN: The buzz saws, that's for cutting the tree down, then what's next.

VAN JONES: Biofuel bombers.

GLENN: Biofuel bombers. So this is an antiwar statement, okay?

VAN JONES: Fighting over lithium for the batteries instead of oil for the engines and we'll still have a dead planet. This movement is deeper than a solar panel, deeper than a solar panel.

GLENN: Okay, stop, stop, stop, stop. This movement is deeper than a solar panel. Now, you might say that, oh, well, you're reading too much in. You haven't read enough about this man. He is a communist. He wanted revolution. When he found the green movement, he realized, as did the people who wrote the stimulus package, financed by George Soros. The Apollo Alliance, financed by Tides, the Tides Foundation. This is as left as you can get. When they figured out that if we could just take environmental justice, combine it with those who wanted social justice, which is code language for Marxism, and combine those two with the muscle of labor unions, you'd have the unholy trinity. That's when he decided to go legit. That's when he decided to change his rhetoric. That's when he was taught: Change your tactics, change your language.

Do you happen to have, Pat, for me the audio of when the yellow man is yellow   or mellow? Do you remember that guy? This is the reverend that Barack Obama had at the inauguration. And again he's an old guy and this is old language, and this was the excuse, this is the way these people talk, it's from old days, this is the way, you know, these preachers were back then, blah, blah blah. You give him the benefit of the doubt. He was just given a medal of freedom award from the president just a couple of weeks ago. Remember this.

VOICE: We ask you to help us work for that day when black will not be asked to give back, when brown can stick around, when yellow will be mellow, when the red man can get ahead, man, and when white will embrace what is right.

GLENN: Okay. The same kind of language by Jeremiah Wright. Same excuse. These are old guys; they are like your crazy uncle; this is just the way they talk, et cetera, et cetera. This is exactly the way that Van Jones used to talk, until he started to mellow out and realize if I go mainstream, I can get   what was the quote, Stu, that we had last night? I'm willing to give up my pose, my radical pose for radical ends.

So in other words, I'm willing to be   I'm willing to show my   do you have the exact quote? Give it to me.

STU: Yes, I do. Hold on one sec.

GLENN: This is exact quote from Van Jones.

STU: Okay, here we go: I'm willing to forego the cheap satisfaction of the radical pose for the deep satisfaction of the radical ends. And it rhymes, too.

GLENN: This is what is happening in the White House. Now, whether Barack Obama is part of it, that's for you to decide. He clearly knows about it. If he doesn't know these guys pass, if he doesn't know who Van Jones is, then this man should not be allowed near the nuclear weapons, nowhere near. He shouldn't be allowed to use the phone! It's called Google. This is the most out of control administration in the history of time, if he didn't know. There's no way he didn't know. So now the question is, well, what is Barack Obama's real agenda? How could he possibly put this guy in for green jobs? Because it's not about green and it's not about jobs. It's about social justice. The red man, well, that's just old. The red man can get ahead, man.

Here's what it sounds like in today's language by someone who is not engaging in youthful indiscretions. This is what it sounds like in March of this year, weeks before he is appointed a special advisor to the president of the United States. Old language: When the red man can get ahead, man. New language:

VAN JONES: And our Native American sisters and brothers who were pushed and bullied and mistreated and shoved into all the land we didn't want, where it was all hot and windy. Well, guess what, renewable energy. Guess what, solar industry. Guess what, wind industry. They now own and control 80% of the renewable energy resources. No more broken treaties. No more broken treaties. Give them the wealth. Give them the wealth. Give them the dignity. Give them the respect 

GLENN: Good God almighty.

VAN JONES: that they deserve.

GLENN: There is no difference between that and the time when a red man can get ahead, man.

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.

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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.