Glenn Beck: Wealth tax to pay for war?

GLENN: Let's go right to David Obey


 PAT: Let's do.


 GLENN: in the war on Afghanistan:


 PAT: He is a genius.


 VOICE: If you make $150,000 or more, you would pay 1% and then you would escalate up. If you make $250,000, you would pay more and so on up the scale, correct?


 OBEY: Yes, and our point is simply that in this war we have not had any sense of shared sacrifice.


 PAT: No.


 OBEY: The only people being asked to sacrifice are military families.


 GLENN: Like my family.


 OBEY: They have had to go to the line again and again and again. And like everybody else in society, they are essentially told to go shopping by the previous president.


 PAT: Does this guy know what shared sacrifice means? Okay, so now it will be military families and those who make over $150,000.


 GLENN: Yes.


 PAT: That's still not shared, David!


 GLENN: I know. No, what? What are you talking about? Yes, it is. It's shared with everybody. There's no one else but military families and those who make over $150,000. That's it.


 STU: They are sharing it together.


 GLENN: They are sharing it together. They are sharing that sacrifice.


 PAT: Okay, so everybody who makes over $150,000.


 STU: Or a military family. Either one of those.


 GLENN: We've learned before from other congressmen that the only people that serve in the military are the poor.


 STU: The poor. Poor people that are making $148,000 a year.


 GLENN: Exactly.


 STU: Poor people like that.


 GLENN: Yes. That make $149,999.


 STU: Those poor people.


 GLENN: Those poor people.


 STU: Are forced into the military.


 PAT: At least we don't ask them to sacrifice anymore.


 GLENN: Now, let me ask you something. See that I'm in a military family, do I get an exemption from the tax?


 STU: Are you currently in Afghanistan?


 GLENN: No, I'm not.


 PAT: Or Iraq?


 GLENN: No. If I wait a minute. So that's what it is?


 PAT: There is an exemption. If your immediate family members are in Iraq or Afghanistan, you are exempt.


 GLENN: Seriously?


 PAT: Yeah, yeah.


 GLENN: Seriously?


 PAT: Yes.


 GLENN: I'm sending my kids.


 PAT: Just to save a few bucks?


 GLENN: Don't even care what the cause is.


 STU: That's what evil conservatives do.


 PAT: We're invading Grenada again.


 GLENN: That's exactly what they would think, too. That's exactly what they would think. Look, I am willing to pay, if you are going to fight a war to win a war. I'm not willing to pay for this now, I'm not. I'm just not. I want it to stop.


 STU: Well, you are going to do it. You don't have a choice.


 GLENN: I know. I want it to stop.


 STU: If they are not going to fight it to win.


 GLENN: Yes. And they are not. So I want it to stop.


 PAT: The other thing is, this is just a punishment again. It's a redistribution of wealth and a punishment for the rich because


 STU: Well, they tie it to war to make it seem like again a patriotic sacrifice. It's the Joe Biden argument.


 PAT: How can you not ask somebody who's making $80,000 a year to make the same sacrifice as somebody who's making $2 million.


 GLENN: How do you not ask everyone?


 PAT: Everyone!


 GLENN: Look, here's the thing. If you want to fund the war, if you have to fund the war in a different way, then you issue war bonds. It's what the government has always done. You issue war bonds. But they don't want to do that.


 PAT: Nope.


 GLENN: They don't want to do that. They need this tax like and let me ask you this: If the government gets a tax of 5% on the rich, do you think it makes it more likely or less likely that a war goes on forever?


 PAT: More.


 GLENN: Of course it does.

Blaze TV hosts Glenn Beck , Chad Prather, and Steven Crowder weighed-in with similar but different thoughts on the fascism associated with canceling Dr. Seuss.

Glenn Beck can't help but wonder, "What is wrong with us?" in light of the Dr. Seuss books that have been cancelled due to "hurtful and wrong" illustrations — that takes America one step closer to complete insanity.

Chad Prather approached the issue from a comedic perspective, stating that "Dr. Seuss is dead and could not be reached for comment."

Steven Crowder explained that Dr. Seuss books were banned for being offensive and insensitive to some. So Steven decided to parody the six banned children's books with progressively titled and hilariously inappropriate versions.

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'We DON'T destroy books'

"They are banning Dr. Seuss books. How much more do you need to see before all of America wakes up? ... This is fascism!" Glenn said. "We don't destroy books. What is wrong with us, America?" - Glenn Beck. Download the podcast here.

Chad Prather's comedic take on why Dr. Seuss got canceled

"Dr. Seuss is dead and could not be reached for comment'"- Chad Prather. Download the podcast here.

Dr. Seuss BANNING Bonanza! New Progressive Book Titles Revealed! 

In this 7+1 segment-- Crowder uncovers, new, unreleased Dr. Seuss titles that will be released in the near future (parody). Download the podcast here.

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"What's your climate credit score?" That's a question Americans may have to answer if the green global elites get their way.

While the media has distracted us with Orange Man Bad! and Russia, Russia, Russia!, the Left has been busy working on the fundamental transformation of America with a primary pressure point — YOUR money through YOUR bank. Democrats, forgetting the words of MLK, like to group people into categories. They judge you based on what skin color you have, your religion, occupation, your ideology, and now … your carbon footprint.

On his Wednesday night TV special this week, Glenn Beck exposes how they're now planning, not only to categorize you, but to give you a score. It'll determine everything for you: whether you can buy a home, get a new car, open a business … EVERYTHING. And if you don't bend the knee? You'll be blacklisted. But this isn't some far-off conspiracy theory. Multiple big U.S. banks are part of a private U.S. financial group enacting these policies now. It's here, and we're ALL at risk.

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Unlike the mainstream media, we at the "Glenn Beck Radio Program" decided to actually do the research and get to the bottom of CPAC's controversial stage design, which many on the Left have suggested was purposefully shaped like an obscure Nazi symbol. We got our answers straight from the source — and it's not what the media is suggesting.

American Conservative Union chairman Matt Schlapp joined Glenn on Wednesday to share the real story of the stage design, who designed it, and why he's taking legal options against those smearing the Conservative Political Action Conference's name seriously.

Matt told Glenn he'd never heard of the alleged Nazi insignia, noting that even a staff member who "studied anti-Semitism in college" did not recognize the obscure symbol. He went on to explain how the stage designing firm, Design Foundry, and Hyatt Hotels worked collaboratively with CPAC event organizers for months throughout the designing and construction of the stage. However, when pressured by the cancel culture mob on social media, both companies "ran for the tall grass."

"Both the Hyatt and [Design Foundry] looked to CPAC and said [they] had nothing to do with this stage. That's outrageous," Matt stated. "This whole process takes months ... everybody saw this. Everybody had to figure out how to construct this. Everybody had eyes on it from every angle. And nobody in that process ever raised their hand and said, 'Oh, you know, I took a European history class, and I noticed [that the stage design looked like a Nazi symbol.] Nobody."

Matt went on to add that, while CPAC expects attacks from the Left, they also have every intention of standing up for themselves, the conservative community, the Jewish community, and all the people who love America.

"We're fine with taking the hits. We always take the hits, it's part of being a prominent conservative group. We'll take the hits, but we won't let people lie," Matt said.

"I can't tell you how many people have called me during the course of this most tumultuous of years and said, at what point does the conservative community, do the 74 million Americans who voted for Donald Trump, do the people who love America, and think it's okay to read Dr. Seuss, and love Thomas Jefferson and Mount Rushmore, at what point do they start pushing back on the cancel culture? At what point do they say, this is a line you can't cross? I think we're at that line," he added.

"We called our conference, 'America Uncanceled.' The whole thing became about them canceling us. At what point do we not have the right to say,' you can't treat us this way'? You're disparaging us. You're destroying our reputation. You're destroying our ability to be respected members of our community. So, I'm taking your challenge of pursuing our legal options very seriously. And I think we have to go broader. We can't let these companies just follow the woke mob. We can't do it."

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CNN reporter Jim Acosta was confronted at CPAC by The Federalist reporter David Marcus with a valid question: "When are you guys going to start covering Cuomo?" His answer — or, really, lack of an answer — perfectly demonstrates why he was earlier surrounded by CPAC attendees chanting, "CNN sucks!"

On the "Glenn Beck Radio Program" Tuesday, Glenn and producer Stu Burguiere react to a video clip of the exchange with Acosta, as well as the mainstream media's double standards when it comes to Democratic New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo.

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