Glenn's State of the Union Preview




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GLENN: I'm glad you're here. Boy, the state of the union is happening tonight and I'm all a tingle. No, seriously I am.

PAT: This is like a Super Bowl for me.

GLENN: Is it?

PAT: It's yes, yes. I look forward to this, you know, mainly for the ads that play during it because they're always so creative.

GLENN: Yeah?

PAT: Yeah.

GLENN: Yeah. I really, I don't think there are any ads. I really like the... (applause)... from half of the crowd and then the other half stands up

PAT: Or stands? Great. With their hands firmly clasped? It's good.

GLENN: It's about three minutes of information jam packed into an hour and a half and there's nothing better than a waste of your night like that. So what we're going to do is we're going to watch it for you and then we're going to give it to you tomorrow in small little doses but on tomorrow's program more importantly I'm going to give you the state of the union address that he should have given which includes all of the corrections that he has. First

PAT: How do you know there are going to be?

GLENN: Hmmm?

PAT: How do you know?

STU: He might be accurate.

PAT: He might be dead on. This might be the speech

GLENN: So when he says I'm going to freeze spending because it will save $250 billion over the next ten years... (applause). Yes. Yes, my progressive friends, I'm going to save $250 billion a year, I'm sure he's not going to go into the rundown that I, of course, will go into that that's $25 billion a year and that's like somebody making $50,000 a year, what, having somebody else buy them four Big Macs in a ten year period? (Applause)

STU: Yeah, I love Big Macs. Throw in a snack wrap.

PAT: Big Macs we didn't have before, you know, appeared I didn't have to buy them.

STU: Does anyone believe he is actually going to freeze the spending, though? This is another example of what you always talk about.

GLENN: I do.

STU: Really? Because to me it's one of those things whether he says it, we argue whether it's a big deal or a small deal and ignore the fact he's not going to do it. By the time he leaves office, all of that will be spent either in other places or in the exact places he said he froze. (Applause). Thank you! Thank you! Good night, everybody!

GLENN: No, I think that he will actually freeze it because what he did is he rose everything up by double digits last year. If I were him, I would have done exactly what he did which is, let's while nobody's watching, let's just run the cost of this government through the absolute roof. Then when the pressure is on, I'm going to look like a big, I'm going to look like, you know, a big fiscal conservative. I say, I'm freezing spending where it's at today (applause) and then I don't have to point out that I ran it up in double digits last year, even the places where it didn't need to be run up. I mean, all of the places, I can find money everywhere.

STU: Don't, don't clap.

PAT: Oh, I'm sorry.

STU: That's not an appropriate time to clap.

GLENN: No, I think it is, I think it is for a lot of people in congress. (Applause)

STU: Yes, yes.

GLENN: My progressive friends, are you right?

STU: You are, woo!

GLENN: So Ingle freeze it. Ingle freeze it. You know, but everything is, again, freezing it will save $250 billion over ten years. Over ten years. He's only freezing it for three. Why are we counting it for ten?

STU: Wait, why did he say he was freezing it for three? Wow, yeah! Three years (applause).

GLENN: I mean

STU: Seven years of nonfrozenness.

GLENN: Why is he saying that? Why doesn't he say it will save $75 billion?

STU: You know why it's not going to remain frozen? Global warming. Thank you, thank you! (Applause)

GLENN: No, stop, stop. No, we've taken over GM. We've nationalized GM. So we're going to have cars that run, you know, on, I don't know, stamps.

PAT: Beets.

STU: Yeah! Beets and stamps, beets and... (applause)

GLENN: Stop, stop, no. Beets require watering. Watering requires pumping it out of the ground or taking it out of the rivers or the streams. No. Beets are bad; stamps are good. (Applause)

STU: Stamps are good!

PAT: Stamps! Stamp energy! Stamp fuel!

GLENN: Oh, man. So that's going to be good stuff. That's going to be good stuff tonight.

PAT: And we have to, we have to it's, really our job depends on it, it requires it. I hate this night.

GLENN: I do, too.

PAT: Because it's so hard to get through.

STU: I'm really considering watching it.

PAT: I'd love to not watch it but I have to. I have to. And it's so painful.

GLENN: America, here's the thing. We'll watch it so you don't have to.

PAT: That's an amazing sacrifice.

GLENN: It is.

PAT: Amazing.

GLENN: Go have a life!

STU: Well, couldn't I also get into that deal?

PAT: No.

STU: I mean, if you guys are going to watch it, I don't have to watch it. You are going to tell me all about it.

PAT: There must be shared sacrifice among the three of us (applause), shared sacrifice for all on the Glenn Beck program.

STU: The greater good!

GLENN: Wait a minute, wait a minute. We're in the Obama administration now. Pat, you are married. How many kids do you have? 1400?

PAT: And 55. 1455.

GLENN: I've got like 700 kids myself.

PAT: Right.

GLENN: I'm tired all the time.

PAT: Good point.

GLENN: I'm working all the time.

PAT: Good point.

GLENN: Stu doesn't have any points.

STU: Thank you, thank you. I know what causes it, make sure it doesn't occur. Sorry.

GLENN: Hold on just a second. That's your wife that's making sure that's not occurring with you.

STU: Good point.

GLENN: He's young, he's got a hot wife.

PAT: All the time in the world, nothing to do.

GLENN: He's got all the time in the world. I believe we redistribute the fun.

PAT: Yes!

GLENN: He's got more fun than he needs!

PAT: Redistribute the fun, redistribute the fun, redistribute the fun...

GLENN: We take some of the fun that he has in his life and give it to us! (Applause)

GLENN: We deserve more fun.

PAT: Yes, yes!

STU: This is not what our founders intended.

GLENN: To hell with the Constitution!

PAT: (Laughing).

GLENN: I say you have to watch this damn thing tonight so Pat and I can go have some fun!

PAT: Yeah!

GLENN: We take some of your fun away.

PAT: Yeah!

GLENN: Make your life a living hell.

PAT: Yeah!

GLENN: And then it really doesn't work for us because we're still with the wife and family with the kids going, "I didn't do my homework, I need help with my homework, I got a problem, she's touching me! "

PAT: I'm watching the state of the union address today! Yeah! (Applause) I'm sharing the burden with Stu!

GLENN: I'm taking the burden on myself. Honey, I shhh, shhh, I gotta go in here and... (snoring). I mean, watch the state of the union.

We've heard a lot about critical race theory lately, and for good reason: It's a racist ideology designed to corrupt our children and undermine our American values. But most of what we see are the results of a process that has been underway for decades. And that's not something the mainstream media, the Democrat Party, and even teachers unions want you to know. They're doing everything in their power to try and convince you that it's no big deal. They want to sweep everything under the rug and keep you in the dark. To fight it, we need to understand what fuels it.

On his Wednesday night special this week, Glenn Beck exposes the deep-seated Marxist origins of CRT and debunks the claims that it's just a harmless term for a school of legal scholarship. Newsweek opinion editor Josh Hammer joins to argue why we must ban critical race theory from our schools if we want to save a very divided nation.

Watch the full "Glenn TV" episode below:

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On the radio program Monday, Glenn Beck blasted the Democrats — and anyone else on the left — who have been so eager to open our southern U.S. border for the past several months, but also willing to turn a blind eye to the Cuban people in need of help today.

"While we are welcoming people from any country, all over the world, without any kind of information, and setting them into our country, putting them on American planes paid for by American taxpayers," Glenn began. "And our Coast Guard Cutters are turning these [Cuban] people away. Shame on you! Shame on you!"

Glenn said that he's "sick and tired" of hearing about "brave" leftist activists like Colin Kaepernick, who protest the America flag while wearing Che Guevara and Fidel Castro t-shirts. Meanwhile, the Cuban people are risking their lives by taking to the sea to escape their oppressive regime and come to America.

"Anybody who glorifies Che doesn't know their ass from their elbow. You can't call them a human rights activist. You're protesting the American flag, because you so deeply believe in the right to be free? And yet, you wear a Che T-shirt?" Glenn said.

Glenn went on to argue that, even though the left has "bastardized" the meaning of our country, he still believes America is the best nation on Earth. In fact, he'd give up his citizenship "in a heartbeat" if another country could prove to be better, more noble, and more free. But no other nation exists like ours, he said, which is why it's so imperative we fight for freedom here, in Cuba, and around the world.

Watch the video clip below to hear Glenn explain:

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There's a new "reality" spreading, and the mere act of questioning it has become incredibly dangerous, Wall Street Journal investigative journalist Abigail Shrier told Glenn on the most recent episode of "The Glenn Beck Podcast."

Shrier's book, "Irreversible Damage: The Transgender Craze Seducing Our Daughters," exposes the radical gender activism that — like critical race theory — has overtaken our children's schools and culture. But even worse, she warned, it could end your parental rights for good.

Shrier made it clear she is by no means "anti-trans," but simply speaking up against the extremes of this new "reality" has made her enemy No. 1 to many activists. Her book has been bashed so hard by the Left that Target has stopped selling it twice, Amazon once banned ads for it, and the American Booksellers Association even called sending it to others "a serious, violent incident."

In the clip below, Shrier explained why she believes "there may be no hope for the public school system."

"You have teachers behaving like activists across the country who have no interest in actually teaching. They believe their job is to remake your child," she asserted. "We're seeing so much evidence of that, I think it's fair to say that it may be too deeply rooted in the ideology being taught in public school. I'm not sure that the public school system is redeemable at this point."

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What is actually in Texas' new GOP-led voting bill? Nearly every Texas House Democrat fled the state to block its passage, calling it racist and oppressive, and President Joe Biden backed them as well.

But Texas Gov. Greg Abbott (R) joined Glenn Beck on the radio program Friday to set the record straight and call out the lies: All of these claims are "completely false." He also explained his promise to "arrest" the Texas House Democrats when they return to the Lone Star State.

"What is in the bill is completely different than what they're saying, what Kamala Harris is saying, what President Biden is saying. What's in the bill actually increases the number of hours that people have to vote in the state of Texas. In the state of Texas, we have at least 12 days of early voting, and we are adding hours to those days. And on top of that, we are giving people time off from work to be able to vote. Bottom line, we're making it easier to vote in the state of Texas," Gov Abbott explained.

"In comparison, Delaware — the state that President Biden votes in — has exactly zero hours of early voting," he added. "That said, there is one thing that we're doing in the state of Texas, and that is we're making sure we tighten the reins on mail-in ballots that can lead to voter fraud. And it's not me saying that. It's a federal judge, appointed by Barack Obama, in Corpus Christi, Texas, who wrote in a legal opinion that voter fraud occurs, quote, in abundance as it concerns mail-in ballots. We know. Texans know. There is fraud in mail-in ballots in the state of Texas. It must be fixed. That's one thing we're trying to do. That being said, all these claims that we're denying people the right to vote and yada, yada, yada, are completely false."

Abbott went on to discuss the much-debated voter ID laws in Texas and to explain why Democrats insist on calling basic voter ID requirements "racist."

"When Democrats do not have truth on their side, they resort to one single word and that is 'racism' ... Texas implemented voter ID almost a decade ago, and when we went through that fight, what word did they use? Racism," he said. "Guess what? After Texas imposed voter ID requirements in the state of Texas, there have been more people voting and more people of color who went to vote. Voting didn't get harder. It got easier and more abundant in the state of Texas. And so, once again, Democrats have absolutely no legal standing, other than to say, 'racism.'"

Glenn asked Gov. Abbott to explain his pledge to "arrest" the Democratic lawmakers that fled once they return to Texas.

"Let me explain how this works. So, whenever there is a break of quorum, which is what is happening now — meaning there is not a sufficient number of people who are showing up to the Texas House of Representatives for the Texas House to engage in business. Whenever there's a quorum break like that, the House issues what's called a 'call on the House.' And when that happens, the sergeant-at-arms is authorized to work with the Texas Department of Public Safety, to — you can call it arrest, apprehend, whatever you want to call it — any of the members who are not in the Texas House of Representatives and bring them to the Texas House where they will be 'cabined' with no ability to leave the Texas House chamber, without a permission slip from the speaker."

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