Glenn Beck: Media 71% positive on Reid's 'negro' comment



Arguing with Idiots: How to Stop Small Minds and Big Government


by Glenn Beck

GLENN: You should see the attacks on me from last night's television program. Last night's television program was the second installment of Time To Be Heard, African-Americans that don't exist to the rest of the world and the rest of the media, and that is, conservatives. And I've got to tell you, I would vote for half the audience. These guys get it and why do they get it? Because they've had to struggle, they've been challenged every step of the way, because they are conservative. They've been called Uncle Tom, they've been called Clarence Thomas, which is an honor, by the way. They've been called every name, a sell-out to their race. And so because they've been challenged, they know what they believe. One of them brought up a great point last night. They already have 95 percent of the African-American vote. Why do they need that last 5 percent? Why do they work so hard on that last 5 percent? Because they must have you in lockstep, because once this thing starts to unravel, one people begin to see the lie, it's over. Well, the lie is being unraveled and Harry Reid is a great example of it. Everyone knows that there is a double standard. The Harry Reid -- what did he say? -- Negro dialect?

Pat: Uh-huh

Glenn: The Negro dialect, 71 percent of the coverage on network was positive.

Pat: How does that happen with a controversial statement like that? I mean, and that's all -- I mean, Day 1, when the story broke, that's all it was called by CBS anchor Jeff Glor, a controversial remark that's shaking the political world. On Sunday, George Stephanopoulos sounded like he was Harry Reid's press agent. He said, This was a private conversation. His choice of words obviously was fortunate. The senator knows that. Then he said, This is the Mormon from Search Light, Nevada, with an ear of tin and a heart of gold.

Glenn: Let me just -- let me just go over that again. This, by the way, was a line from the White House, as well. This came from Judy Woodruff and Stephanopoulos. This is the Mormon from Search Light, Nevada, with an ear of tin and a heart of gold. I'm not sure if it's the Mormon part that gives him the tin ear or the heart of gold to that, but I've never heard anyone in the press give a Mormon the benefit of the doubt because they're a Mormon, ever. I mean, this is from ABC. I worked at ABC while this was going on with Mitt Romney. Believe me, there's no fans of Mormons at ABC. There is not a single fan of Mormons in the media. I take that back. One. One. Wolf Blitzer. Wolf Blitzer was the only man, the only man who stood his ground when this Mitt Romney was going on. Wolf Blitzer pulled me off the air one day and he said, Glenn, I'm Jewish. My background, I can see religious bigotry from a mile away and this is religious bigotry. You'll find none of it on my show.

Pat: Wow. Good for him. That's great.

Glenn: Wolf Blitzer, I'm more impressed with -- and I know -- he competes against me and I love him. He is a good, decent, honorable man and one of the reasons is because of that. While everyone else was making hay, he didn't, but believe me, everyone, everyone in the media will take down -- all they're going to do is take down the weakest religions one by one and that's the weakest one. When, when have you heard anyone, especially with a racist comment, when have you ever heard anybody, go, yeah, but he's a Mormon who's got a heart of gold.

Pat: It was Mitt Romney, you know they wouldn't have said that. If it was you --

Glenn: They would have killed me.

Pat: Crucified you.

Glenn: Absolutely.

Pat: Absolutely. But all the support for Harry Reid -- NBC's Andrea Mitchell was probably the dumbest on Monday morning. She called Reid's remark demeaning of Obama, but as so many in your audience pointed out last night, it wasn't just Obama he was demeaning with the light skin thing. He made it -- he made it seem like only a light skinned black person can run for office. Everybody else, you're --

Glenn: Gwen Ifill, Gwen Ifill said, I don't understand what's demeaning in this, Gwen Ifill.

Pat: Unbelievable.

Glenn: Excuse me. I just had -- I just had a show last night with a roomful of African-Americans and they all said it's not only demeaning to Obama, because what they're saying if you weren't light skin -- if he had darker skin, he wouldn't be able to win, but it's also demeaning to all African-Americans and all Americans. I asked them last night, do you believe that America is a racist nation or a nation that has some racists in it. They all said, I think except for one, we're a nation of good people and we have some racists. That's the truth, but the progressives want you to believe it's the other way around and, you know, when you talk about the Negro dialect, we had this conversation. If you TIVOed the show last night, you've got to watch it. We had this great conversation about, quote, unquote, the Negro dialect. If you're talking about ebonics, which would be the non-great-grandfather way of expressing it, Harry Reid, if you're talking about ebonics, you're right, a guy couldn't be elected speaking ebonics, but as I pointed out on last night's show, neither a guy, who is, like, Hey, do you know what we're going to do? Buford and I are going to get in the back of the truck and then we're going to -- we're going to mix us up some health care. That wouldn't -- you wouldn't be elected President with that, either. I mean --

Pat: Some would say we did, you know, George Bush.

Stu: I might vote for Buford. After that impression, I want that guy running.

Pat: Wouldn't it be great?

Stu: Could you give us a little more of that guy? This guy is fantastic.

Glenn: I've got my pretty little woman in the kitchen. She's fixing us some for for anybody who doesn't have anything to eat, you know.

Stu: Buford.

Glenn: That's what we're doing, yeah.

Stu: Buford for President.

Glenn: Yeah, you, with the stupid little tie and the pointy shoes.

Stu: What is Buford's position on, like, global warming?

Glenn: Global warming? I've got your global warming right here.

Stu: I love this guy. I told you.

Glenn: He might actually win. Global warming? Hell, I've got your global warming right here. All right.

Stu: Buford 2012.

Glenn: I'm just saying. That's all I'm saying.

For the first time in the history of "The Glenn Beck Program," former President Donald Trump joined Glenn to give his take on America's direction under President Joe Biden compared to his own administration. He explained why Biden's horrific Afghanistan withdrawal was "not even a little bit" like his plan, and why he thinks it was "the most embarrassing event in the history of our country."

Plus, the former president gave his opinion on China's potential takeover of Bagram Air Base, the Pakistani Prime Minister, and Gen. Mark A. Milley, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.

Glenn asked President Trump how similar the Biden administration's withdrawal from Afghanistan was to his administration's plan.

"Not even a little bit," Trump answered. "We had a great plan, but it was a very tenuous plan. It was based on many conditions. For instance, you can't kill American soldiers. ... You have to understand, I did want to get out. But I wanted to get out with dignity, and I wanted to take our equipment out. And I didn't want soldiers killed. ... What [Biden] did was just indefensible. He took the military out first and he left all the people. And then we became beggars to get the people out. I had a plan to get them out very quickly. But first, the Americans would go out."

Trump told Glenn that his plan included maintaining Bagram Air Base and explained why he would not have left "a single nail" behind in Afghanistan for the Taliban to seize.

"We were going to keep Bagram open," he explained. "We were never going to close that because, frankly, Bagram is more about China than it is about Afghanistan. It was practically on the other border of China. And now we've lost that. And you know who is taking it over? China is taking it over. We spend $10 billion to build that base. It's got the longest, most powerful runways in the world. And China has now got its representatives there and it looks like they'll take it over. Glenn, it's not believable what's happened. You know, they have Apache helicopters. These are really expensive weapons, and they have 28 of them. And they're brand-new. The latest model."

Glenn mentioned recent reports that Gen. Milley, America's top military officer, made "secret phone calls" to his counterpart in China while President Trump was in office.

"I learned early on that he was a dope," Trump said of Gen. Milley. "He made a statement to me — and I guarantee that's what happened to Biden — because I said, 'We're getting out of Afghanistan. We have to do it.' And I said, 'I want every nail. I want every screw. I want every bolt. I want every plane. I want every tank. I want it all out, down to the nails, screws, bolts ... I want every single thing. And he said, 'Sir, it's cheaper to leave it than it is to bring it.'

"The airplane might have cost $40 million, $50 million ... millions and millions of dollars. So, you think it's cheaper to leave it than to have 200 pilots fly over and fly all the equipment out? ... I said, you've got to be nuts. I mean, give me a tank of gas and a pilot and I just picked up a $40 million-dollar airplane. It was amazing. So, I learned early that this guy is a dope. But what he did, is he hurt our country ... and he shouldn't have been allowed to do it. And bad things should happen to him."

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In a shocking but underreported conversation ahead of the G7 Speakers' meeting in London last week, Democratic House Speaker Nancy Pelosi admitted that the administration knows China is committing "genocide" against the Uyghurs in the Xinjiang region, but thinks working with the regime on climate change is more important.

On the radio program, an outraged Glenn Beck dissected Pelosi's speech and broke down how — along with the Biden administration's abandonment of Americans in Afghanistan, and the Democrat decision to follow measures of medical "equity" — the far left is revealing how little they really care about human life.

Glenn played a video clip of Pelosi making the following statement:

We've always felt connected to China, but with their military aggression in the South China Sea, with their continuation of genocide with the Uyghurs in Xinjiang province there, with their violation of the cultural, linguistic, religious priority of Tibet, with their suppression of democracy in Hong Kong and other parts of China, as well – they're just getting worse in terms of suppression, and freedom of speech. So, human rights, security, economically [sic].

Having said all of that ... we have to work together on climate. Climate is an overriding issue and China is the leading emitter in the world, the U.S. too and developed world too, but we must work together.

"We have Nancy Pelosi admitting the United States of America knows that they're not only committing [genocide], they're continuing to commit it. Which means, we've known for a while," Glenn noted. "And what does she say? She goes on to say, yes, they're committing genocide against the Uyghurs, but having said that, I'm quoting, 'the overriding issue,' is working together on climate change.

"Would we have worked with Hitler on climate change? Would we have worked with Hitler on developing the bomb? Would we have worked with Hitler on developing the Autobahn? Would we have worked with Hitler on his socialized medicine? Would we have worked with Hitler on any of his national, socialist ideas?" he asked.

"The answer is no. No. When you're committing genocide, no! She said 'we have to work together on climate,' because climate is the 'overriding issue.' The overriding issue? There is no way to describe this mindset. That, yes, they are killing an entire group of people because of their ethnicity or religion. They are systematically rounding them up, using them for slave labor, and killing them, using their organs and selling them on the open market. They are nothing more than cattle. For us to recognize it and do nothing about it is bad enough. But to say, 'we recognize it, but we have bigger things to talk to them about,' is a horror show."

Glenn went on to urge Americans to "stand up together in love, peace, and harmony," or risk watching our nation become the worst plague on human life yet.

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The fall of Lehman Brothers in 2008 marked the largest bankruptcy filing in U.S. history and economic collapse was felt throughout the world. But now China's own version of Lehman Brothers, Evergrande, is teetering closer and closer to that edge, too. On the radio program Thursday, Glenn Beck gave the latest update and predicted how it will affect Asian markets and what it could mean for America's economy.

Glenn explained why he believes a major collapse that is happening now in China will have a cascading effect into a "controlled collapse," a managed decline that will dramatically change America's economy and the way we all live.

"You will not recognize your lifestyle. Hear me," Glenn warned. "And that's not a right-left thing. That's a right-wrong thing. We're on the wrong track. I'm telling you now, there's new information and you are not going to recognize the American lifestyle. ... It could happen tomorrow. It could happen in five years from now, but it will happen. We are headed for a very different country. One where you don't have the rights that you have. And you certainly don't have the economic privileges that Americans are used to."

"The same thing that happened in 2008 is now happening in China," Glenn continued. "This time, it's going to take everything down. When it collapses, it will take everything down."

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Justin Haskins, editorial director of the Heartland Institute, joined Glenn Beck on the radio program to expose a shocking conversation between two Great Reset proponents — Klaus Schwab, chairman of the World Economic Forum, and Christine Lagarde, president of the European Central Bank (Europe's equivalent to the Fed).

The way Schwab and Lagarde discuss the role central banks should play in establishing societal norms, determining your way of life, and defending against potential crisis is proof that the Great Reset is upon us, Justin explained. And the scariest part is that they're not even trying to hide it. The entire, unbelievable conversation has been published on the WEF website, which you can read here.

Glenn read an excerpt from the conversation:

Christine Lagarde: At the ECB, we have now wrapped up and concluded our strategy review, which was the first one in 17 years. And I was blessed to have an entire Governing Council unanimously agree that the fight against climate change should be one of the considerations that we take when we determine monetary policy. So at least the European Central Bank is of the view that climate change is an important component in order to decide on monetary policy. ...

Can we arrive at that trade-off between fighting climate change, preserving biodiversity and yet securing enough growth to respond to legitimate demands of the population? And my first answer, Klaus, to be firm, is that to have a way of life, we need life. And in the medium term, we do have major threats on the horizon that could cause the death of hundreds of thousands of people. So we have to think life, first. We have to think way of life, second. ...

So we have to think life, first. We have to think way of life, second. How can we come together to make sure that we secure the first priority, which is life, and also protect the way of life that people have? And make sure that the cost of it is not so high for some people, that they just cannot tolerate it. I think that the trade-off that we reach will probably require some redistribution, because it is clear that the most exposed people, the less privileged people are those that are going to need some help.

"Do you understand, America, what that means?" Glenn exclaimed. "You have elites, that you never elected, that are having these meetings ... deciding what is a legitimate need for you. And telling you that your needs are going to go away in your lifetime. You may not see a time where you get wants again. Just your needs are going to be addressed. Am I reading this wrong?"

"This is absolutely what is being said here," Justin agreed. "She's very clear that we need to make sure that way of life is second to life. We have to save all these people, hundreds of thousands of people are going to die from this supposedly existential threat of climate change. And their wants, and their desires, and their quality of living, all of that has to come second."

"This is a central bank saying this. This is not an elected official, who is accountable directly to the people. This is a central bank saying, we're going to print money. We're going to use monetary policy, to impose these ideas, to rework society in order to accomplish our goals," Justin added, addressing Lagarde's call for "some redistribution."

Will Great Reset elites — not elected by the U.S. — soon be dictating to the rest of the world? Watch the video clip below to hear Glenn and Justin break it down:

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