Glenn Beck: Tea Party tops polls


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Glenn: In completely, completely unrelated news, the house that approved a $290 billion limit in the debt limit. Obama is now signing a $1.1 trillion spending bill. The house has also approved $155 billion for a jobs programs. And, again, in completely unrelated news Americans in the latest NBC poll, again, NBC Wall Street Journal poll, less than a year after inauguration date, support for the Democratic party continues to slump, amid a difficult economy and a wave of public discontent, according to the Wall Street Journal NBC news poll. Findings underscored how dramatically the political landscape has changed during the Obama administration first year. In January, despite the recession and financial crisis, voters expressed optimism about the future, the new President enjoyed soaring approval ratings, and congressional leaders promised to swiftly pass his ambitious agenda. In December survey, for the first time less than half of Americans approved of the job President Obama was doing, marking a steeper first year fall for a President ‑‑ fall for this President than his recent predecessors. Also for the first time this year, the electorate was split on which party it wanted to see in charge after the 2010 elections. Excuse me? Now, you know what this is. This is, again, a story written poorly. They don't know which party to vote for. We're split as a nation. Yes, yes, we are. But to be split with the Republicans, you've got to be in dire, dire shape because it's no like everybody's, like, you know what? I want to run out and be a Republican.

Stu: That's why the tea party had higher ratings than either party. I mean, that's just significant.

Glenn: It wasn't either party. It was just the Republicans.

Stu: Oh. There's a new one out. If you give me one second, I will find it for you. Here we go. This is a Wall Street Journal NBC news poll.

Glenn: May I ‑‑ may I please, please warn you on something, please.

Stu: Sure.

Glenn: These parties are going to become chameleon‑like and they are going to try to hijack the tea parties and the 9‑12 movement and they are going to try to say, we're just like you. Please be careful next year.

Pat: That's why I only belong to the Christmas party. That's all ‑‑ that's the only way I'll join this year.

Glenn: Really? When do you have meetings?

Pat: Tonight.

Glenn: You have a meeting tonight?

Pat: I have a meeting tonight. (

Glenn: I know.

Stu: Is it an annual?

Stu: Yeah.

Glenn: What happens (at this meeting of the Christmas party? What happens?

Pat: We sit around an eat and stuff and ‑‑

Glenn: Wait, wait, wait. Okay. Hang on. (.

Glenn: It's a Christmas party

Pat: Now that you know about the Christmas party, I knew ‑‑

Glenn: Okay. So, you sit around an eat

Pat: Eat.

Glenn: I'm in. Okay. But what else?

Pat: Well, stupid games.

Glenn: Stupid games.

Stu: I'm a little iffy on that.

Glenn: Okay. All right.

Pat: But the stupid game didn't look to stupid that you might not want to attend the, you know, Christmas party.

Glenn: Right, right.

Pat: So, I think the food might ‑‑

Glenn: And then you have to listen to speeches and then they go on and on and on.

Pat: Oh, geez, I hope not.

Stu: You haven't been to one of these Christmas parties, have you?

Pat: I haven't been.

Stu: This is your first one.

Glenn: Oh, yeah? You just doubled the size of my speech. It's just become 45 minutes.

Pat: I don't think you could speak any less than that.

Stu: Are you capable of standing up for less than 45 minutes? I don't think so.

Glenn: That's what we do at this so‑called Christmas party, as you call it to fondly.

Stu: Yeah. Typically 42, 43. But, you know, this is actually real. More than 4 in 10, 41 percent of respondents said they had a very or somewhat favorable view of the tea party movement.

Glenn: How many?

Stu: 41 percent. While 24 percent said they had a somewhat view. So, 41‑24, plus 17 for the tea parties. The Democratic party, 35 positive, 45 negative, minus 10.

Pat: 35, 45.

Stu: So, plus 17 for tea party, minus 10 for Democratic party.

Glenn: Wow.

Stu: And then Republican party is a 28 percent favorability, a 43 percent negative. So, they're minus 15. (So, tea party plus 17, Democrats minus 10, Republicans minus 15

Pat: The Christmas party? What was the ‑‑ was it in there?

Stu: Christmas party ‑‑

Glenn: Is it in there?

Stu: Plus 47, if Glenn is sick and not making his speech, plus 60. Otherwise ‑‑ there's actually ‑‑

Pat: Is there still at Republican party?

Stu: The world workers party retired.

Glenn: Isn't that amazing?

Pat: It's incredible.

Glenn: It's amazing.

Pat: Especially with all the media backlash against the tea party.

Glenn: And everybody gets them except, you know, talk radio.

Stu: And not only ‑‑ not only ‑‑

Glenn: Look at this. Look at this. The man of the year is Ben Bernanke and no one in Time magazine, they don't even show the pictures of the tea party movement and the tea party movement is more popular than the Republican and the Democratic party.

Stu: By a significant margin. The closest of which 27 points ‑‑ there's a 27‑point swing, the closest. 32 points with the Republicans.

Glenn: That's incredible.

Bill O'Reilly joined "The Glenn Beck Program" Friday to discuss a recent House Homeland Security Committee briefing on the impact of the 9/11 terror attacks, during which "national security experts" claimed "right-wing" groups pose a greater threat to the United States than groups like the Taliban or Al-Qaeda.

Glenn played two video clips from the briefing that showed Senior Fellow Brookings Institute Center for Middle East Policy, Daniel Byman, and former National Intelligence Council Chair during the Obama administration, Christopher Kojm, in apparent agreement that "right-wing extremists" are a bigger threat to Americans today than "jihadists."

"I'm someone who has written extensively on both jihadist groups, but also right-wing, white supremacist groups," Byman says in the first video clip. "And in my mind, there's no question that today in the United States, the right-wing and white supremacist violence is a much greater risk."

"I agree with your assessment and those of my colleagues who have spoken already, there's little doubt that the domestic terrorist threat from white nationalists and right-wing extremist groups is greater than the jihadist threat today," Kojm states in the second clip.

"Who are those idiots?" O'Reilly exclaimed. "It's just unbelievable ... they're not even in the same universe. Yeah, there are bad neo-Nazi Americans running around, yeah, but there are very few of them. I mean, the jihadists are causing death and destruction, death and destruction all over the world. Not just in the United States. These people are so blatantly irresponsible and ignorant, it's just staggering."

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The Biden administration was recently caught lying about the White House dog, Major, and his history of biting Secret Service agents, according to newly released emails.

On "The Glenn Beck Radio Program," Glenn argued that, if the current administration is willing to lie about something so meaningless to the American people, what else are they willing to lie about? For instance, the State Department claims that there are only about 200 American citizens left in Afghanistan who want to be evacuated. But Glenn has heard very different reports from people on the ground. Is it safe to assume they're currently lying to us about all kinds of things — from the "new and improved" Taliban, to the number of Americans left behind in Afghanistan?

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Tonight on "Glenn TV," Glenn Beck outlines everything that led up to the chaos in Kabul in a blow-by-blow takedown that SHOULD lead to massive resignations within the Biden administration and top military brass. Americans died. Americans are – TO THIS DAY – still stranded, and it is ALL on President Joe Biden.

Glenn interviews The Nazarene Fund's Rudy Atallah who gives an update on the total rescue numbers and details the obstacles he's had to overcome with the State Department. He explains why he believes they are thwarting private sector rescue efforts and says the numbers of Americans begging to be rescued are in the thousands — not hundreds — and "will exceed any number that has come out of Jen Psaki's mouth." While The Nazarene Fund rescue efforts continue in a more perilous Afghanistan, Rudy reveals another terrifying obstacle: Chinese and Russians resources deployed to assist the Taliban in rounding up church leaders, women, journalists, and lawyers who put terrorists away.

Glenn also interviews Tim Kennedy, an Afghanistan war veteran and president of Sheepdog Response who partnered with SaveOurAllies.org to sneak past the Taliban and bring thousands to safety. He details the moment the bomb went off when he was on the ground at the Kabul airport and addresses the Taliban kill list. "They will kill babies, execute women, and cut your tongue out. That's just the G-rated stuff."

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On the radio program Wednesday, Glenn Beck, Stu Burguiere, and Pat Gray ripped into President Joe Biden's latest speech in which our commander in chief touted the Afghanistan withdrawal as an "extraordinary success" that was "designed to save American lives" — despite the loss of 13 of America's finest, our military equipment in the hands of our enemies, and scores of Americans and allies still trapped in Afghanistan.

"This was not a success by any stretch of the imagination and people need to be held accountable," Glenn asserted. "Because if this is allowed to stand, and these people are just allowed to continue on with no ramifications, you don't not want to see what our military will turn into. I am telling you now, we will become the darkest force ever, ever to walk the earth. With our technology, and our resources, with our fighting machines that soon can be run robotically, we will make the Nazis look like rookies ... this must not continue!"

Glenn then played a video clip from the speech in which President Biden claimed that the "Taliban has made public commitments, broadcast on television and radio across Afghanistan, on safe passage for anyone wanting to leave, including those who worked alongside Americans."

"Anyone who says, 'Oh, they're going to let them through their checkpoint,' doesn't know their ass from their elbow!" Glenn responded. "They have no idea what is going on, or they are lying. So, Mr. President, which one is it? Do you not really know what's going on? If so, the 25th Amendment should be invoked. If you do know what's going on, then you should be impeached for lying to the American people on such a grand scale, it's staggering!"

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