Glenn Beck: Arguing with Idiots


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


by Glenn Beck

GLENN: Well, when your idiot friend says...

PAT: Well, now that Lindsey Graham's said you don't speak for the Republican Party, I guess you'll finally admit you were wrong.

GLENN: No, no. Not even close.

PAT: Of course.

GLENN: The only thing that I was that he was right about was that I don't speak for the Republican Party.

PAT: See?

GLENN: In fact, I'm not even a member of the Republican Party. And the last vote I cast for a senator was for an independent. In addition, if I did have the desire to speak for the Republican Party, my main talking point to advertise what a great leader I could be would be to point out that Lindsey Graham hates me.

PAT: Yeah, that's what I thought.

GLENN: Yeah.

PAT: Because Lindsey said you can't speak for conservatives when you think John McCain would be worse than Barack Obama.

GLENN: Yeah. See, I love this one. The pro amnesty moderate Republican accusing me of not having proper conservative credentials, that's a good one. I mean, Lindsey Graham summed it up best when he said he would be willing to go more than halfway to Barack Obama on Social Security reform.

PAT: Well, what's wrong with having a dialogue?

GLENN: Oh, that's not I'm open, you know, I'm opening the lined of communication, or, I'll move a little, or, I'll listen to his ideas, or, I'll meet him halfway. It's I'll meet him more than halfway. And remember that's his starting point. That's not a compromise. That's suicide. Why even have an opposing party if that's the foundation, you know, that they're standing on, the foundation of Jell O.

PAT: Oh, but you said you didn't want McCain, that the only reason you said you didn't want him is because he's a Teddy Roosevelt Republican. A Teddy Roosevelt Republican is exactly what the party needs.

GLENN: No, a Teddy Roosevelt Republican is exactly what they have, which is why they have a 28% approval rating. Look, John McCain is an American hero, but that doesn't make him good at selecting his heroes. Teddy Roosevelt was a progressive, one of the first with real power in America. The man hated anyone with money, except for him that's a progressive thing and didn't hide it.

PAT: Oh, please. He was a Republican. That's all Republicans care about is money and rich people.

GLENN: That's why you should read Page 215 in Arguing With Idiots. You would know that Roosevelt actually said that he would still fight for, quote, the wealthy man, whomever he may be, for whom I have the greatest contempt, end quote. He went on to say, we grudge no man a fortune in civil life if it's honorably obtained and well used. It's not even enough to say that it should have been gained without doing damage to the community. We should permit it to be gained only as long as the gaining represents a benefit to the community.

PAT: What does that mean?

GLENN: Yeah. In other words, you can have money as long as you earn it and spend it the way I think is best for the community if I'm the guy in charge. Barack Obama would be embarrassed if he got caught saying something like that.

PAT: Oh, you mean how you should be embarrassed when you get caught with your head buried in three pounds of chili cheese fries? Is that what you mean?

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Scott Quiner was transferred over the weekend to a hospital in Texas after doctors in Minnesota threated to terminate life support measures as he battled severe complications from COVID-19. Scott's wife, Anne Quiner, appealed to the courts for a restraining order to prevent the hospital from pulling the plug as she sought a new facility to provide medical care for her husband. Scott was unvaccinated when he tested positive for COVID-19 in late October, 2021.

Anne and her attorney Marjorie Holsten joined "The Glenn Beck Program" Thursday to describe their frantic efforts to halt the hospital's decision to turn off Scott's life support — allegedly because he was unvaccinated — and just how difficult it was to get him the medical treatment he needed.

"It was absolutely stunning," Holsten told Glenn. "[Anne] came in and she has this order, I saw the screenshot from the [online medical] chart that said [Scott] is basically scheduled for execution at noon the following day."

According to Holsten, the Minnesota hospital responded to her appeal for a restraining order by claiming that the "position" to keep Scott alive "is not supported by medical science or Minnesota law. As a result, Mercy will ask the court to issue an order that Mercy has the authority to discontinue Mr. Quiner's ventilator and proceed with his medical care plan."

"The 'medical care plan' was the plan to discontinue the ventilator at noon, which leads to death very shortly. So that was at 10 o'clock, but then at 11 o'clock, before the 12 o'clock execution, the judge did, in fact, sign an order saying the hospital is restrained from pulling the plug," she added.

Anne told Glenn that doctors in Texas were shocked by Scott's condition after he arrived from the Minnesota hospital. Not only had he been given dangerous drugs, he was also found to be “severely malnourished."

"The doctor [in Texas] spent two hours with Scott and when he came back out, he said, 'I don't know how he even made it, how he even survived that other hospital ... but I will do everything I can to try to save his life,'" Anne explained.

"And the doctor [in Texas] said Scott was the most undernourished patient he has ever seen," Holsten added.

"Glenn, we are first bringing this battle to the court of public opinion," Holsten continued. "What we are showing the world is that Scott was near death because of the protocols used in that [Minnesota] hospital, but now he is recovering. He is getting better.... Now, we're not planning a funeral, we're planning for his release."

Watch the video clip below for more details.

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The Great Reset is not just an elitist idea — it’s not even a socialist utopian concept. It’s a real-world fascist threat to every American from Wall Street to Main Street. It’s happening now in policies and cultural shifts big and small, obvious and subtle, from environmental promises to corporations going woke. But the mainstream media, global elites, and politicians brushed off the Great Reset as “nothing to see here.” Another myth they push: “The World Economic Forum is just a conference for elites who have no REAL power.”

Glenn Beck first exposed the Great Reset almost two years ago, and the globalist cries of "conspiracy theorist" soon followed. They said he believed the WEF was a “master cabal calling the shots from some evil underground lair.” But Glenn Beck never said that. Instead, he uncovered the true intentions of global leaders in finance and politics by simply highlighting their own words.

This week, the same global elites are doubling down on their agenda at the World Economic Forum’s Davos Agenda virtual event. But still, the global elites — like Twitter’s Jack Dorsey — are trying to downplay the WEF’s influence to stop people like us from interfering with their plans. The oligarchy will prosper in the new world order they’ve designed. You will not.

So Glenn unveils a master chalkboard based on his best-selling new book to outline the threats from globalists and why we must stop their agenda if we hope to keep the precious freedoms we still have.

Watch the full episode of "GlennTV' Below:

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Kim Iversen, journalist, YouTuber, and host of "The Kim Iversen Show," reacted to Glenn Beck's appearance last week on "Tucker Carlson Tonight" by conceding that, while the subject of Beck's new book, "The Great Reset: Joe Biden and the Rise of Twenty-First-Century Fascism" might at first sound "a little bit loony," closer analysis confirms "this isn't such a crazy conspiracy theory after all."

"Glenn Beck was on Tucker Carlson's show last week touting what has been called a right-wing conspiracy theory and discussing his new book, 'The Great Reset: Joe Biden and the Rise of Twenty-First-Century Fascism'," began Iverson on The Hill's "Rising."

"Well, maybe that all sounds a little bit loony — and believe me, I do think Glenn Beck tends to be a loon," she quipped. "But, maybe this isn't such a crazy conspiracy theory after all. And after seeing everything we've seen with the governments enacting all sorts of authoritarian controls and many other conspiracy theories coming true, maybe there's something to be concerned about. So, what is the Great Reset? The name even sounds conspiratorial, but believe it or not, it's a real thing."

Iverson went on to explain exactly who is behind the Great Reset, what their agenda entails, how they are using the COVID-19 pandemic to "to rebuild society in a way the global elites see best fit."

"You'll own nothing and you will be happy: That's what they're saying," Iverson explained. "And with inflation sky high and no signs of it slowing down, they might be right. We are on our way to becoming a nation of renters, but don't worry it's nothing to fear ... don't worry, everything is being done under the premise that this is all ... being done for our own good, the benefit of a collective society, and we will be happy," she added sarcastically.

Iverson concluded by asking, "Who thinks it's a good idea that a bunch of corporate millionaire and billionaires and world leaders are getting together and coming up with what's best for we the little people? I mean, who thinks that that's a really good idea? And who thinks that they are going to be doing it for our benefit? But, of course they're going to frame it like 'Oh, this is good for you. You're going to rent. You'll own nothing and you'll be happy. Don't worry about it' ... When you look at the actual list of partners with the World Economic Forum, they control everything. They control media. They control health. They control business. They control everything, and so then it does become, how do we people fight against that?"

Watch the video clip below to hear Kim Iverson break it down and don' t miss tonight's special episode of "GlennTV" at 9:30ET on BlazeTV’s YouTube channel.

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President Joe Biden just had the worst-rated week in the entire first year of his presidency, but his latest poll numbers are the icing on the cake, Bill O'Reilly told Glenn Beck on the radio program.

Given that polls aren’t always correct, O’Reilly explained another way to prove that Biden's first year may be worse than any other president's before him: It’s impossible to name one single contribution Biden has made to move America forward.

"Biden: There isn't anything you can point to. Not one thing ... that he's done to improve the nation. That's the test. You just step back, take emotion out of it, politics out of it, and say, give me one thing that Joe Biden has done to improve the country. Just one. And you can't do it," O'Reilly said. "And if there is, I want your listeners to contact me at BillO'Reilly.com."

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