Glenn vs. Poland Springs




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Glenn: I would just like to turn down the lights a little bit and get a little eco Barry White, because I want to help you. If you're like me and you're just a little sick of the eco green madness, like the Poland Springs water that just ‑‑ the Poland Springs water bottles will no longer stand up because they're so damn cheap because they're shipping water from Fijo or some places halfway around the world. They're going to put it in a little cheap little bottle. So, once it gets to Fiji ‑‑ once it's been in Fiji and brought over to the airport and then put on a giant 747 and brought over here to the United States and then put into plastic bottles, oh, yeah, and put in a cheap plastic bottle and then they put those cheap plastic bottles into trucks an then drive it to the store and then you get in your SUV and you go and you drive and pick up that Fiji water and you put it into a big plastic or paper bag, which is bad for the environment, no water which way you look at it, then you bring it into the house that's heated to a comfortable 71 degrees and then you come on in and you open up that Fiji water and then, because it's in a cheap bottle, it spills and all that water is wasted. Yeah. All right. So, here's the thing. Here's the thing. Here's what I'd like to do. And this idea comes from Mr. Walt Disney himself. I don't know if you know, Epcot is experimental prototype city of tomorrow and that's what it was supposed to be. He said it was the greatest work of his life. Unfortunately, they turned it into an amusement park, but what it was supposed to be was an experimental prototype city of tomorrow. So, I think we take all these great progressive ideas and what we do is we put people into the prototype city of tomorrow. We take perfectly healthy people, mentally sound, not green freaks, not anti‑green freaks, just perfectly sound, healthy Americans, and we put them into that experimental prototype city of tomorrow, where they have their water bottles that won't stand up anymore, their electricity in their home, their temperature in their home is controlled by someone else. So, if they're cold, well, it's too bad. If it's a really hot day, it's too bad. You have your kids running around. Of course, you can't have any snacks, can't have any chips, can't have any candy. No soda. No, no, but you'd say, let's have the kids go outside and play, they would say, sure, just as long as it's not tag or kick ball or anything where the kids could get hurt, but let's keep them thin. So, have them go outside and stand. Yeah. And when they get really hot, have them drink some of the water. They'll have to lap it up off the floor because the Fiji bottle is no longer made by real plastic and it spilled all over the floor and you don't want that to go to waste. So, the kids will, after a hard day of standing outside, will come on in and lap that Fiji water off the floor. And, of course, no one will have any snack. It will be great. And when you do have dinner, it will be ‑‑ well, it will be something that didn't have fur or eyes, of course. Meat is, of course, a no‑no. We'll all have salad, low salt, lowfat salad, and then we'll all gather together in our living room and we'll watch politically correct television on a very small, environmentally friendly screen. No one will smoke. Most likely soon no one will drink, either. Remember, it was the progressives that brought us prohibition in the first place. Oh, and let's see how happy the Americans are in their experimental prototype city of tomorrow. I would like to see any of these people actually live in that world.

Pat: The kids will have something to do. They can go outside and main line heroin because Mayor Bloomberg is trying to make that easier.

Glenn: Progressive Mayor Bloomberg.

Pat: No salt, no trans fats, and don't you touch a blueberry muffin. But let me help you ‑‑ if you're going to main line heroin, let me show you how to do it safely and I'm going to put out a pamphlet to show you that you need to jump up and down before you stick the needle in your arm so that your veins stick out.

Stu: Is that what I've been doing wrong?

Pat: Yes.

Glenn: Do you know what the last sign of the Miamar Republic was? What did they do right before the damn thing collapsed economically?

Pat: Shot up heroin?

Glenn: Pretty much.

Pat: Yeah.

Glenn: They pushed everything that was bad for you. So, alcohol, drugs, prostitution, everything, keep the masses opiated, keep them ‑‑ keep them as drunk and as drugged as we possibly can get them because that way we'll buy more time. When the central bankers all got together with the government and they said, if we stop printing this money, it means massive bad stuff and they said, well, okay. Well, then maybe something will happen, something will come along and change our fate here and so they drugged ‑‑ they dragged that fate out as long as they could and eventually they had to drug people to be able to keep it going for awhile.

Stu: Yeah. But the results of those policies were just an economic collapse in Hitler coming to power.

Glenn: But other than that, nothing bad happened. Nothing at all bad happened. No salt but heroin for everybody.

Christians are conflicted when it comes to President Donald Trump. Some proudly support him and his policies, while others just can't accept the man behind the boorish language.

Ruth Graham, daughter of the late evangelist Billy Graham, joined Glenn Beck on "The Glenn Beck Podcast" this week to make a case for the president from a Christian's point-of-view.

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On Thursday's radio program ,Glenn interviewed Dr. Karlyn Borysenko, who described what it was like attending a President Trump rally as a Democrat. She told Glenn Beck that crossing party lines is nearly forbidden in liberal circles but she branched out anyway — and learned quite a bit about the other side.

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Ryan: Bernie at the airport Holiday Inn

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Some poor guy booked a hotel at the Holiday Inn Airport Conference Center in Des Moines on February 3, 2020, assuming it would be a harmless Monday night. Only to find himself in the middle of an overflowing Bernie rally on the night of the caucuses.

For the record, the man was not a Bernie Sanders supporter. Far from it. He popped his head backward when I told him where I work, smiling. Well, grinning, to be precise.

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After her speech, Klobuchar wandered into the crowd, immediately submerged. Selfies. Everybody wanted them. A minute later, the other candidates began to appear on screen, giving speeches.

"Bernie," asked Justin Robert Young, host of Politics Politics Politics.

"Bernie," I said, and we paced to the car and lurked out onto the depopulated streets and the trenchant cold. But we were both bright with excitement, a couple of detectives. The valet attendants in their satin outfits saw two oddities, and they were right.

Justin Young and I had just left the Des Moines Marriott Downtown for Amy Klobuchar's "Amy for America caucus night party." She gave her speech, in a brilliant maneuver. I skated the Nissan down empty streets, quietly listening to Bernie's speech on the Iowa Public Radio station.

"I love this, what we're about to do," I said, gripping the wheel, words hurried, leaning forward, tapping my left boot. "We're going to hear Bernie talking, then we'll park, then walk through some doors and we will stroll into that very room as Bernie is giving the speech that's being broadcast to millions of people."

It was like how in the game Mario Bros., Mario can jump into giant green storm drains, occasionally. Like leaping into the television and joining the cast.

"There's nobody out on the roads," one of us said. "Holiday Inn, right up there." As broad-winged commercial airplanes floated overhead. We scoured for a parking spot and each second felt wasted. Urgent. We needed to be inside that hotel. But there was nowhere to park. Even the illegal spots were taken. Cars had creviced every inch of parking lot and curb and all that, had even jammed into dark pyramids of sludge.

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Rita Dove wrote, "I prefer to explore the most intimate moments, the smaller, crystallized details we all hinge our lives on."

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There were so many more journalists press at Bernie's event that the only media spots left were in the overflow room, which itself seemed at capacity. Dank, too. With a heavy vibe, like a sinister library.

The entire hotel exuded gloom. A quietness you hear in locker rooms after a game that should have ended differently.

Bernie supporters, dazed, stomped out into the snow, or to the bathrooms, or just in need of a bit of stomping.

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Back to Beechwood Lounge, where we watched the Super Bowl a day earlier. Although it felt like a week had passed since then.

Approaching midnight, by that point.

Because Justin consumes politics with an all-encompassing urgency. As if it's a duty. He's clearly studied history and politics for years. Part historian, part political scientist, but also part reporter and part comedian. On one hand, he's guided by the old school approach to journalism. Objectivity. Solemnity. Accuracy.

An American has the right to tell nobody who they voted for. Or maybe it's a cultural thing.

Snow everywhere you look, piles of it full of gas and oil, and rubbish as well. That day was unseasonably warm. The next would plummet us into literal freezing. The kind of day that slows everyone down. With all that ice, you have to be cautious about every step.

Shame is for the uninitiated.

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In 1990 Michael Bloomberg's employees created a short book full of crude, sexist, and shocking quotes he allegedly said at work, including one story that has him telling a female employee to "kill it" after she announced she was pregnant. Sadly, that story has him fitting right in with the Democratic party in 2020.

The booklet, titled, 'Wit & Wisdom of Michael Bloomberg,' has resurfaced to haunt the Democratic presidential candidate after "The Washington Post" published the full text on Saturday.

On the "Glenn Beck Radio Program" Monday, Pat Gray and Stu Burguiere (filling in for Glenn) shared some of the less colorful (many were too lewd to be repeated on radio,) but no less disgusting quotes.

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