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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On the radio program this week, Glenn Beck and Pat Gray discussed a series of recent polls that suggest presidential nominee Joe Biden's expected lead may be slipping with traditionally Democratic voters.

A new poll conducted by the Jewish Electorate Institute shows that two-thirds of Jewish voters still plan to vote for the Biden-Harris ticket in November. However, President Donald Trump's support within the Jewish community is also the highest among any Republican candidate in recent history.

In more bad news for Biden, a CNN poll (yes, CNN) released last month showed growing support for President Trump among black voters in swing states. Meanwhile, his support among Latino voters remains at roughly 33%.

"I don't think it's going to go the way the Democrats hope that it will," Glenn said of the election. "If you look at the groups that the Democrats have carefully fostered ... that's falling apart. If Donald Trump can grow that by 5%, and hurt the Democrats by 5% ... that alone could swing the election."

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We're being set up for a civil war. The Left is grooming us for an Eastern European-style revolution this election, and they're not even trying to hide it any more. The playbook for Mainstreet USA is the exact same that has been used in places like Ukraine, initiated by the same people in order to completely upend the American system.

On his Wednesday night special this week, Glenn Beck takes us through a tale of three chalkboards that will connect the dots: the Obama admin in Ukraine, the State Department's relationship with George Soros, Black Lives Matter and Antifa riots, the Great Reset, public school indoctrination, mail-in voting. It all points to something dangerous happening in November if we don't act now.

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The left has already determined that the wildfires raging across the West Coast were definitely caused by climate change and Big Tech is determined to silence anyone who dares suggest otherwise. Facebook even announced a sweeping policy on Saturday to remove posts that claim the fires were caused by arson from far-left activists.

But on his radio program Wednesday, Glenn Beck revealed multiple arrest records for suspected arsonists in California, Oregon, and Washington — and several of those charged and arrested were also instigators in Black Lives Matter rallies, violent protests, and Antifa riots. He also called out the "news gods" in Big Tech, daring them to try to censor his video.

"I asked my staff, to see if there was any evidence [of arson] on the fires. And I don't mean evidence from Twitter. I mean evidence. Is there anybody who has been arrested for arson?" Glenn said. "Well, here they are. And YouTube and Facebook, go ahead. I want you to demonetize this clip. I want you to somehow or another say that we're lying. I want you to throttle this. Go ahead. Because then you're going to have to explain what we got wrong. And I happen to have all the documents right here. So my attorney is really ready for that throttling or demonetization. You say you're a protector of the truth? Great, here it is."

Glenn read off the first 10 arrest records, which combined allege the destruction of more than 120,000 acres and 700 structures, as well as tens of thousands of people evacuated from their homes.

"You want to tell us, PolitiFact, how you came to the conclusion ... that there was no arson in these fires?" Glenn asked. "Can you tell me how you came to that conclusion? Because your fact-check seems to be entirely false."

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Former White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders joined Glenn Beck on this week's podcast to share her unique perspective as a trusted adviser and confidante to President Donald Trump for two and a half years, which she also details in her new book, "Speaking for Myself: Faith, Freedom, and the Fight of Our Lives Inside the Trump White House."

Sarah described the unprecedented levels of corruption she saw firsthand during the Russia probe and shocking lengths to which Democratic leaders and the mainstream media would go to "take the president down."

Sarah said she often saw sides of Donald Trump that the media never covered. Recently, she went on the record denying the Atlantic's claims that the president mocked our military during a 2018 trip to France. She was on that trip, she told Glenn, and her account of what really happened paints a very different picture.

"The people who are making this outrageous charge are such cowards for doing so in an anonymous way. If you really believed this, and believed it was wrong, one, why did it take you so long? And, two, put your name on it the way the rest of us have," Sarah said.

"He didn't say those things. Not only was I there that day, Glenn, I spent two and a half years traveling all over the world with the president, watching him interact with men and women of our armed forces almost every single day during that two-and-a-half year period," she added.

"This is a person who loves America and loves the people who allow the rest of us to live in America, free, and have prosperity. And I got to see that a lot. I think it is shameful that people are trying to distort who he is and what he has done, particularly when it comes to the men and women in the military."

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