Glenn Beck: What's the exit strategy?


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GLENN: What is it that we believe in, who are we exactly, and what is our exit strategy? That has to be our mantra. What is our exit strategy and what do we believe in? Representative Grayson now says that Fox and the GOP are enemies of America and freedom. Maxine Waters has an amendment to Consumer Financial Protection Agency legislation that will permit ACORN a role in setting national policy on consumer financial issues. Congressman Nadler has placed a call to ACORN to offer them legal advice. Newt Gingrich is going to run for president in 2012, but he says the guy you should vote for or the woman that you should vote for in New York in that special election we told you last week is the Republican, the one that is running as part of the ‑‑ with an endorsement from the Working Families Party and an endorsement from ACORN that she accepted. And she's not really sure where she stands on the issue of card check for unions. We're at a crossroads. We are at a crossroads, and we have to decide who we are. Here's, I don't know, this idiot that left Fox. What is her name? Do you have any idea, Pat, what this woman's name us?

PAT: You know, I don't think I've even seen her before.

GLENN: I've never seen her before, either, but she was on some other network and she was talking about why she left Fox and here's what she said:

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GLENN: Well, don't let the door hit you on the ass when you leave. I'm going to miss you, I am, whatever your name is. My language is scary. Since when did language become scary? Boy, I put a lot of that language in books. Maybe we should gather all those books together and burn them as well. Because there is language in there. I wouldn't want to scare anyone. Read our founding fathers. You want scary language? Read the founding fathers. We haven't even gotten the scary language yet. But remember it's me. I'm the dangerous one. You're the dangerous one. For speaking the truth, pointing out facts and asking simple questions, that has to be called out. But the fact that there are communist, Maoists, socialists, Marxist antifree market people in and around the United States government who are redesigning our government isn't a concern to anybody. Really? All I'm asking is for somebody, anybody in the White House, the media to respo nd to the facts, the proof that we've shown you over and over and over again. Tell me, tell me that all the people that we have on tape, on video, audio evidence, tell me that they have changed. Tell me that I have falsified the video tapes, the audiotapes or tell me that it's okay for them to be plotting to take over the free market system, to, if I may quote one of them, take the capitalist market apart brick by brick. For the love of heaven stop telling me how dangerous I am and just respond to the real issue. Do we need to review the evidence again? Let's start at the top. Because I'm willing to do it. Let's stick to the issues. Barack Obama during the campaign, do you remember his words to Joe the plumber?

PRESIDENT OBAMA: It's not that I want to punish your success. I just want to make sure everybody who is behind you, that they have got a chance at success, too. I think when you spread the wealth around, it's good for everybody.

GLENN: Was that confined to that one isolated statement? If so, maybe I could understand the mind‑numbing ignorance of the media. "Oh, gee‑whiz, Glenn, it was just one comment made in the heat of the campaign. Let it go." Okay. But unfortunately it started a long time ago, in his own words and in his own voice.

PRESIDENT OBAMA: I chose my friends carefully. The more politically active black students. The foreign students. The Chicanos. The Marxist professors and structural feminists and punk‑rock performance poets. We smoked cigarettes and wore leather jackets. At night, in the dorms, we discussed neocolonialism, Franz Fanon, Eurocentrism and patriarchy. When we ground out our cigarettes in the hallway carpet or set our stereo soul out and the walls began to shake, we were resisting bourgeois society's stifling constraints.

GLENN: Oh, gosh, Glenn, that was college. Who wasn't a Marxist? I've never been a Marxist. I don't know anybody that's ever been a Marxist. Okay, so he was hanging out with Marxists and structural feminists in college. Who didn't? Again, me. And I don't have any friends that did. But let's fast‑forward to 2001.

PRESIDENT OBAMA: But the Supreme Court never ventured into the issues of redistribution of wealth and sort of more basic issues of political and economic justice in this society. And to that extent as radical as I think people tried to characterize the Warren court, it wasn't that radical. It didn't break free from the essential constraints that were placed by the founding fathers in the Constitution, at least as it's been interpreted, and Warren court interpreted it in the same way that generally the Constitution is a charter of negative liberties, says what the states can't do to you, says what the federal government can't do to you, but it doesn't say what the federal government or the state government must do on your behalf. And that hasn't shifted. And one of the, I think the tragedies of the civil rights movement was because the civil rights movement became so court‑focused, I think that there was a tendency to lose track of the political and community organizing activities on the ground that are able to put together the actual coalitions of power through which you bring about redistributive change. And in some ways we still suffer from that.

GLENN: Just answer that question. Just answer that question, just somebody in the media answer that question. Does the man still believe in that? Does his actions show what he believes in? You couple what you just heard with this.

PRESIDENT OBAMA: We are five days away from fundamentally transforming the United States of America.

GLENN: And you tell me what does the man believe? You know, I have made the case over and over again the strong and unchallenged case. This isn't, this isn't the show that, you know, three years ago we were listening to widely in the middle of America. Now we're listened to. Now the White House is monitoring us. This show is written up in the editorial pages almost every day. I can't even keep up, with the mound of things that are written about this. I can't keep up. With the amount of things that are said about me and this show in Washington, let alone the blogosphere. How is it that the facts remain unchallenged? How many words have been written about me and this show in the last six months and yet the facts that I present are unchallenged? Why is that? I have made an unchallenged case that there were and are communist revolutionaries, socialists, Marxists, people that follow Chairman Mao, people that do not believe in the free market system, people that are radicals that have been appointed by Obama to the executive branch positions in government. I have set up a phone in the Fox s tudio for them to call and correct any falsehood. The phone has never rung. Why? Maybe because the person on the other end of the line who was assigned by Obama and Rahm Emanuel to monitor and smear my program is one of the followers of Mao.

DUNN: But the two people that I turn to most to basically deliver a simple point which is you're going to make choices. You are going to challenge. You are going to say why not. You are going to figure out how to do things that have never been done before. But here's the deal. These are your choices. They are no one else's. In 1947 when Mao Zedong was being challenged within his own party on his plan to basically take China over, Chiang Kai‑shek and the Nationalist Chinese held the cities, they had the army, they had the Air Force, they had everything on their side. And people said how can you win? How can you do this? How can you do this? Against all the odds against you. And Mao Zedong said, you know, you fight your war and I'll fight mine.

GLENN: And he did. And it only cost 70 million lives. But let's teach that to a high school class, shall we, Anita? Even when they got rid of Van Jones from the White House on a holiday weekend in the middle of the night on a Sunday, a man who was an admitted communist and shouted spreading the wealth ideology from the rooftops.

VAN JONES: No more broken treaties. No more broken treaties. Give them the wealth. Give them the wealth. Give them the dignity

GLENN: Give them the wealth. Even then the administration never addressed the real issue. How did an avowed communist, Marxist, Maoist get into this administration? How did that happen? They didn't. They swept him aside in the middle of the night and transferred him over to the Center For American Progress with John Podesta. He still plays a role. They haven't addressed the Anita Dunn issue, apart from her lame excuse that she was joking. No rational human being believes that. Once you've heard the tape, did that sound like a joke to you? The weekend, in fact, the day that one communist left this administration because of this show, they appointed yet another individual. This man is the manufacturing czar. This is the guy designing the comeback of America. His name is Ron Bloom. There has been no response since we aired this tape last week, no response from the White House or anyone in any format trying to tell us and explain his bizarre disavowal of the free market system.

BLOOM: Generally speaking we get the joke. We know that the free market is nonsense. We know that the whole point is to game the system, to beat the market or at least find someone who will pay you a lot of money because they are convinced that there is a free bunch. We know this is largely about power, that it's an adults‑only, no‑limit game. We kind of agree with Mao that political power comes largely from the barrel of a gun.

GLENN: Okay, I don't believe in that. I do believe in the free market system. America, if your question. Answer your question. Right there, just answer that one question. Do you believe in the free market system? Yes or no? Do you believe that power comes from the end of a gun and generally agree with Chairman Mao, yes or no? There's been no response from Washington. Not a single person in Washington. How is it this program can have an influence of 30 million people every month? 1/10th of the U.S. population and we can't get a response. How is it we have no response on Mark Lloyd, the new FCC diversity czar?

In Venezuela they had an incredible revolution with Chavez. Science czar John Holdren talked to the need to redistribute America's wealth.

HOLDREN: I think ultimately the rate of growth of material consumption is going to have to come down and there's going to have to be a degree of redistribution of how much we consume in terms of energy and material resources in order to leave room for people who are poor to become more prosperous.

GLENN: At this point you have to be trying not to pay attention. There is so much antifree market rhetoric from Obama and his top officials, you either have to be living in a cave in Afghanistan with Bin Laden and not even listening to him. You have to be listening to the goats that are around there and not Osama Bin Laden because Osama Bin Laden has got to be talking about this stuff! Or you are so deeply in love with Obama that you cannot detect a single flaw in him, but there are plenty of those, of course.

VOICE: The feeling most people get when they hear Barack Obama's speech, I felt this thrill going up my leg.

The House approved a new aid package for Ukraine of nearly $40 billion, which will increase the total U.S. funding for Ukraine's war efforts to a whopping $58 BILLION since March, if the package passes in the Senate. Meanwhile, DHS Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas testified before Congress that the Biden administration is considering diverting resources away from an already-struggling VA (Department of Veterans Affairs) to deal with the border crisis.

"I am not making this up -- this will [make] your head explode," Glenn Beck said in the radio program Thursday. "They are going to divert costs; the Biden administration is taking money from the VA. Now already, our veterans get seconds, and we are [considering] diverting VA funding, and doctors, and nurses, away from our vets and to the migrants at the border, so we can take money that we don't have, $58 billion, and send it to Ukraine. What the hell is wrong with us?"

"Now, some Republican lawmakers are attempting to fight this," he added. "But, most people haven't even heard of this. This is how the atrocities at the border go unchecked. Biden sweeps it all under a rug. The mainstream media covers it up. And, meanwhile, people suffer and die. And in this case, it's not only the people on the border, but it is also our veterans in VA hospitals."

Glenn went on to detail the unreported deadly consequences of Biden’s border policies which have led to enough fentanyl to kill millions of Americans pouring across the border and terrorists having found easy paths into our country.

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Corruption, greed, and death. This is what the Left’s border policy is REALLY about, not the humanitarian effort they claim it is.

On tonight's episode of "Glenn TV," Glenn Beck exposes the groups benefitting from the border chaos under the Biden administration. A leftist money supply flows to NGOs on the border that are now taking the roles that the government should be filling with immigration and helping immigrants to flood into the U.S. Glenn asks: Why is the U.N. funding the flow of migrants to our border and subverting Congress? Why are former Biden staffers working for “non-profits” that are now getting exclusive, HIGHLY irregular multimillion-dollar border contracts? Worse than that, the consequences of Biden’s border policy have now turned deadly. National Guard members at the border are dying, fentanyl from China pours across the border, and terrorists have found an easy path to enter our country.

Finally, Glenn asks Texas Rep. Chip Roy if it’s time to impeach DHS Secretary Mayorkas for his negligence that is costing American lives.

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I can no longer relate to the modern pro-choice woman. I don’t want to shout my abortion. I want to pretend it never happened. Up until the SCOTUS leak, I had done a pretty good job of burying my 20-year secret. But the Roe v. Wade information earthquake triggered an eruption. I can no longer pretend to be ambivalent or leave it to blue-check pro-lifers to speak for me. My days of repeating the “safe, legal, and rare” mantra like a good, GenX libertarian feminist are over.

Some pro-abortion activists call their life-ending procedure “self-care,” like they just booked a hot stone massage or a facial at a spa. This is a polite euphemism many women tell themselves – not because we are cold-blooded killers, but because it’s how we survive. We HAVE to lie in order to justify what is actually taking place. Denial is a protective coating, a barrier from the truth. Remember, any woman born after Roe v. Wade has been programmed to believe that abortion is a natural-born right. “It’s legal; therefore it must not be evil. This is a medical procedure. Women do it every day.” Planned Parenthood has a nice way of describing abortion on its website: “A doctor uses a combination of medical tools and a suction device to gently take the pregnancy tissue out of your uterus.” “Gently take the tissue out.” Benign euphemisms that wrap our hearts and minds in a suffocating cocoon. Benign euphemisms to keep us in line.

I was raised in the Bible Belt and to believe that sex before marriage was the gravest of sins. You’d be better off robbing a store by pistol than to be caught fornicating with a boy. And yet I did fornicate with a boy. No boy I’d ever be proud to bring around to my parents. I never gave him the option to talk me out of it. I just demanded he pay half for the procedure and never speak of it again. I told myself it would be easier to survive the hidden shame of the abortion than wear the shame of my sin on my belly for the next nine months.

...the pill I took made an ugly, painful mess, and it didn’t finish the job.

I took the so-called “easy” way out at six weeks along and swallowed a pill I got from some abortionist who gave me the creeps. He was no medical saint like the one portrayed in “The Cider House Rules,” nobly saving women from coat-hanger abortions. The doctor in my story made a quick buck at the expense of terrified “good girls.” Years later I would learn he kept aborted fetuses in buckets and was under investigation for shady medical practices. I couldn’t leave his clinic fast enough, but at least I wouldn’t have to miss work or skip my college classes. I could finish my degree and still make my parents proud. How convenient. But the pill I took made an ugly, painful mess, and it didn’t finish the job. Now I had to see a real obstetrician, get an ultrasound, and deal with the aftermath.

This doctor’s office was nicer. It had bright lights and pink walls. Although my doctor was professional, I still felt the quiet judgment in her voice. I refused to look at the image of my tortured fetus on the screen. I knew what it would mean if I did – my feminist career ambitions would lose the battle to my soul if I looked at that baby. The doctor told me the fetus was still viable but likely mentally damaged. The “kinder” thing to do would be to finish the job at an in-clinic abortion. End the fetus’ suffering and end my own self-torture. I woke up from anesthesia to learn the abortion was complete. It’s over so quickly, but the internal conflict hangs. And hangs.

You find weird ways to cope. Not long after, I discovered an abandoned robin’s egg, still perfectly intact. I wrapped it in a sock and carried it with me for over a decade. If I couldn’t do right by my own child, maybe I could keep this unhatched egg safe. Eventually, I had to come to terms with the fact that the bird egg was dead, and I got therapy. He was a good New York psychologist. Secular, liberal, tolerant. He helped me to forgive myself, but I always knew who I really needed to ask for forgiveness …

It’s easy for a young woman with all those stockpiled eggs in her ovaries to be pro-choice. She can toss away the miracle of life like a rotten banana or a bruised apple because it is easily replaced. It wasn’t until I was forced to confront the mortality of my own fertility that I felt the full force of my regret.

But I do not write this letter to achieve redemption or to be the new face of the pro-life movement. You will not see me pleading with women outside an abortion clinic. You will not see me protesting with a cutesy, homemade sign at the March for Life. You will not see me sparring on Twitter, confronting baby-killers with cold, hard facts. For now, you will not even know my name. I suppose this is not very brave, but my story is not complete and God’s work in me is in an active state. Mine is a modest mission: Maybe if I’m honest about my own wounds, I can help other women like me to heal. Maybe I can love the terrified, knocked-up woman in the Bible Belt who believes the best worst lies our society has ever told, better than any conservative talk show host ever could.

The SCOTUS leak ripped a band-aid off a festering 50-year-old wound.

The SCOTUS leak ripped a band-aid off a festering 50-year-old wound. It’s naive to think we will fix this mess for the unborn overnight and deprogram men and women plugged into 50 years of slick, well-packaged lies. Slavery was legal in the U.S. for over 200 years before we fought a war to end it. And it was another 100 years before we ended state-sanctioned racism.

When it comes to the issue of defending innocent life, I know it’s hard to be patient. This is a clear battle of good vs. evil for many on the right, but you need allies like me – the former “safe, legal, and rare” pro-choicers who are afraid to come out of the shadows. Afraid to become a political prop in the culture wars, but willing to do the quiet missionary work in our back yards.

I hope for the day future progressives look back in horror at today’s progressives fighting to keep abortion on demand. I hope for the day the New York Times publishes the pro-life version of the 1619 Project. Maybe they’ll call it the “1973 Project,” “whose mission is to reframe the country's history by placing the consequences of abortion and the contribution of the pro-life movement at the very center of our national narrative.”

Until that day, I want to help these women to be braver than me. To see beyond their impossible tomorrow. If I had allowed someone the chance to help me be brave, I might not have had the same successful career, but I would have a 20-year-old son or daughter in whom to invest this unexplained overflow in my heart.

Dear EV drivers: Think you're safe from soaring gas prices? Think again.

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Diesel fuel prices have surged to record levels, adding to already record-high inflation in the U.S. But most Americans don't drive cars that run on diesel, and many have turned to electric vehicles (EVs) to avoid the ever-increasing pain at the pump. So, how would diesel supply shortages — and the resulting sky-high prices — affect you or your budget?

On the radio program Monday, Glenn Beck explained why every American should be concerned about the rising cost of diesel.

"Diesel fuel is the fuel that powers the economy," Glenn began. "How does that work? Well, let's start over in China. You want something from China, you have to put it onto a big boat, a slow boat from China, and that's powered by diesel.

"Then, it gets to our docks," he continued. "You know all of those big cranes and everything else that take that crap off of the ship and then put it on the ground? Run by diesel. And then the forklifts that come and pick it up and then bring it over to the train, those run on diesel. And then the train, those engines, they run on diesel. And then the trucks that get it halfway across the country from the train where they're picked up again by the forklifts, run by diesel. Then they're put into another truck, also run by diesel."

"I sure hope all the people bragging about their electric cars as gas prices skyrocket have a backup plan for their food too. Because as diesel prices go crazy, so does the price of EVERYTHING," Glenn posted on Twitter.

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