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.

Most self-proclaimed Marxists know very little about Marxism. Some of them have all the buzzwords memorized. They talk about the exploits of labor. They talk about the slavery of capitalist society and the alienation caused by capital. They talk about the evils of power and domination.

But they don't actually believe what they say. Or else they wouldn't be such violent hypocrites. And we're not being dramatic when we say "violent."

For them, Marxism is a political tool that they use to degrade and annoy their political enemies.

They don't actually care about the working class.

Another important thing to remember about Marxists is that they talk about how they want to defend the working class, but they don't actually understand the working class. They definitely don't realize that the working class is composed mostly of so many of the people they hate. Because, here's the thing, they don't actually care about the working class. Or the middle class. They wouldn't have the slightest clue how to actually work, not the way we do. For them, work involves ranting about how work and labor are evil.

Ironically, if their communist utopia actually arrived, they would be the first ones against the wall. Because they have nothing to offer except dissent. They have no practical use and no real connection to reality.

Again ironically, they are the ultimate proof of the success of capitalism. The fact that they can freely call for its demise, in tweets that they send from their capitalistic iPhones, is proof that capitalism affords them tremendous luxuries.

Their specialty is complaining. They are fanatics of a religion that is endlessly cynical.

They sneer at Christianity for promising Heaven in exchange for good deeds on earth — which is a terrible description of Christianity, but it's what they actually believe — and at the same time they criticize Christianity for promising a utopia, they give their unconditional devotion to a religion that promises a utopia.

They are fanatics of a religion that is endlessly cynical.

They think capitalism has turned us into machines. Which is a bad interpretation of Marx's concept of the General Intellect, the idea that humans are the ones who create machines, so humans, not God, are the creators.

They think that the only way to achieve the perfect society is by radically changing and even destroying the current society. It's what they mean when they say things about the "status quo" and "hegemony" and the "established order." They believe that the system is broken and the way to fix it is to destroy, destroy, destroy.

Critical race theory actually takes it a step farther. It tells us that the racist system can never be changed. That racism is the original sin that white people can never overcome. Of course, critical race theorists suggest "alternative institutions," but these "alternative institutions" are basically the same as the ones we have now, only less effective and actually racist.

Marx's violent revolution never happened. Or at least it never succeeded. Marx's followers have had to take a different approach. And now, we are living through the Revolution of Constant Whining.

This post is part of a series on critical race theory. Read the full series here.

Americans are losing faith in our justice system and the idea that legal consequences are applied equally — even to powerful elites in office.

Rep. Devin Nunes (R-CA) joined Glenn Beck on the radio program to detail what he believes will come next with the Durham investigation, which hopefully will provide answers to the Obama FBI's alleged attempts to sabotage former President Donald Trump and his campaign years ago.

Rep. Nunes and Glenn assert that we know Trump did NOT collude with Russia, and that several members of the FBI possibly committed huge abuses of power. So, when will we see justice?

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The corporate media is doing everything it can to protect Dr. Anthony Fauci after Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) roasted him for allegedly lying to Congress about funding gain-of-function research in Wuhan, China.

During an extremely heated exchange at a Senate hearing on Tuesday, Sen. Paul challenged Dr. Fauci — who, as the director of the National Institute of Allergies and Infectious Diseases, oversees research programs at the National Institute of Health — on whether the NIH funded dangerous gain-of-function research at the Wuhan Institute of Virology.

Dr. Fauci denied the claims, but as Sen. Paul knows, there are documents that prove Dr. Fauci's NIH was funding gain-of-function research in the Wuhan biolab before COVID-19 broke out in China.

On "The Glenn Beck Program," Glenn and Producer Stu Burguiere presented the proof, because Dr. Fauci's shifting defenses don't change the truth.

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Critical race theory: A special brand of evil

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Part of what makes it hard for us to challenge the left is that their beliefs are complicated. We don't mean complicated in a positive way. They aren't complicated the way love is complicated. They're complicated because there's no good explanation for them, no basis in reality.

The left cannot pull their heads out of the clouds. They are stuck on romantic ideas, abstract ideas, universal ideas. They talk in theories. They see the world through ideologies. They cannot divorce themselves from their own academic fixations. And — contrary to what they believe and how they act — it's not because leftists are smarter than the rest of us. And studies have repeatedly shown that leftists are the least happy people in the country. Marx was no different. The Communist Manifesto talks about how the rise of cities "rescued a considerable part of the population from the idiocy of rural life."

Studies have repeatedly shown that leftists are the least happy people in the country.

Instead of admitting that they're pathological hypocrites, they tell us that we're dumb and tell us to educate ourselves. Okay, so we educate ourselves; we return with a coherent argument. Then they say, "Well, you can't actually understand what you just said unless you understand the work of this other obscure Marxist writer. So educate yourselves more."

It's basically the "No True Scotsman" fallacy, the idea that when you point out a flaw in someone's argument, they say, "Well, that's a bad example."

After a while, it becomes obvious that there is no final destination for their bread-crumb trail. Everything they say is based on something that somebody else said, which is based on something somebody else said.

Take critical race theory. We're sure you've noticed by now that it is not evidence-based — at all. It is not, as academics say, a quantitative method. It doesn't use objective facts and data to arrive at conclusions. Probably because most of those conclusions don't have any basis in reality.

Critical race theory is based on feelings. These feelings are based on theories that are also based on feelings.

We wanted to trace the history of critical race theory back to the point where its special brand of evil began. What allowed it to become the toxic, racist monster that it is today?

Later, we'll tell you about some of the snobs who created critical theory, which laid the groundwork for CRT. But if you follow the bread-crumb trail from their ideas, you wind up with Marxism.

For years, the staff has devoted a lot of time to researching Marxism. We have read a lot of Marx and Marxist writing. It's part of our promise to you to be as informed as possible, so that you know where to go for answers; so that you know what to say when your back is up against the wall. What happens when we take the bread-crumb trail back farther, past Marxism? What is it based on?

This is the point where Marxism became Marxism and not just extra-angry socialism.

It's actually based on the work of one of the most important philosophers in human history, a 19th-century German philosopher named Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel.

This is the point where Marxism became Marxism and not just extra-angry socialism. And, as you'll see in just a bit, if we look at Hegel's actual ideas, it's obvious that Marx completely misrepresented them in order to confirm his own fantasies.

So, in a way, that's where the bread-crumb trail ends: With Marx's misrepresentation of an incredibly important, incredibly useful philosophy, a philosophy that's actually pretty conservative.

This post is part of a series on critical race theory. Read the full series here.