Glenn Beck: First Lady calls her kids fatties

GLENN: So here's Michelle Obama talking about her daughter's weight. Is this yesterday?

PAT: Yeah, I think it was yesterday.

GLENN: Listen to this.



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MICHELLE OBAMA: So even though I wasn't exactly sure at that time what I was supposed to do with this information about my children's BMI, I knew that I had to do something that

PAT: And that's not even weight! BMI, her body mass index?

GLENN: How do you even measure that? Stu, do you know?

PAT: Stu, might know. Stu, do you

GLENN: Is this where they put you in a pool?

PAT: I think it's your weight by your height by

STU: Yeah, I think it's a weight/height situation.

GLENN: Oh, my body index must be

PAT: My body mass index is all fat.

GLENN: No, that's body fat.

PAT: Oh, that's body fat.

GLENN: That's when they put you in the pool, right, because fat floats?

PAT: I don't know.

STU: Yeah, just height and weight are the only ones.

PAT: I don't know. Who even knows their children's BMI? I mean

GLENN: Especially her daughters because her daughters

PAT: That's tiny.

GLENN: Who's taking their daughters' BMI because they're not fat.

STU: My understanding, too, is that BMI is not designed for children. It doesn't even work.

PAT: I don't think it is.

STU: It's just for adults.

PAT: Maybe a doctor or like a fitness instructor or something.

GLENN: You know what? Could you find that out for sure? Because this first lady, her job is to stop obesity in children. And if she's talking about BMI and it's not even supposed to be used for children, that's pretty dangerous.

STU: Hold on. Let me

GLENN: You want to talk about giving kids a complex. Now you've got the First Lady talking about I mean, no offense. Your arms are all that, but... but... hmmm?

PAT: Excuse me?

GLENN: I'm just leaving it there.

PAT: All right. So you're

GLENN: So let's not take on your let's not take

PAT: Your arms are all that, but... that's weird.

GLENN: Why do you focus on the butt?

PAT: No, I wasn't. I was just

GLENN: I'm just saying your arms are all that, but...

PAT: I was looking for, you know, like a conjunction there of

GLENN: Oh, some additional information?

PAT: Conjunction junction.

GLENN: Maybe you should leave your kids alone.

PAT: Okay, all right, good.

GLENN: Maybe your kids don't need to have the arms.

PAT: I was just going back to Schoolhouse Rock, conjunction junction, what's your function, hooking to parts of a sentence.

GLENN: And what are some of those conjunctions that you'd use?

PAT: Like but, you know, would be one... is all.

GLENN: But... leave your kids alone.

PAT: Yes.

GLENN: Here she is. She goes on.

PAT: But she didn't leave her kids alone.

MICHELLE OBAMA: I had to lead our family to a different way. But the beauty was that

GLENN: Hang on just a second. Hold on. So she had to lead the way. She led the way.

PAT: To a different way.

GLENN: To a different way. Okay, all right, got it.

MICHELLE OBAMA: Just a few months we started really minor changes. And I share this story because the changes were so minor.

GLENN: Yes.

MICHELLE OBAMA: We did things like, you know, limit TV time. My kids were already fairly active but, you know

GLENN: But.

PRESIDENT OBAMA: We cut TV time out during the week and that helped increase activity because they would just

GLENN: Hang on just a second. Didn't her husband say cut out TV time, people stop watching the news?

PAT: Seems to be a theme.

GLENN: Let's get the kids, let's not watch the TV.

PAT: I think the thing is she told us during the campaign that Barack wouldn't allow us to do certain things, didn't she?

GLENN: Where? Where did she

MICHELLE OBAMA: And Barack Obama will require you to work.

PAT: He will require us to work.

MICHELLE OBAMA: Is going to demand.

PAT: Demand.

MICHELLE OBAMA: that you shed your cynicism.

PAT: Shed.

MICHELLE OBAMA: That you put down your divisions.

PAT: Put down.

MICHELLE OBAMA: That you come out of your isolation.

PAT: Come out.

MICHELLE OBAMA: That you move our your comfort zone.

PAT: Move out.

MICHELLE OBAMA: That you push yourselves

PAT: Push.

MICHELLE OBAMA: to be better. And that you engage.

PAT: Engage.

MICHELLE OBAMA: Barack will never allow you to go back to your lives as usual.

PAT: Never allow. That's nine demands Barack was going to make on us and obviously one of those is our eating habits.

GLENN: I like that.

PAT: And don't watch TV.

GLENN: Stu, do you have the update on the BMI?

STU: Yeah, the standard way they do BMI does not apply to children, which is basically what I was remembering. They do have a measure of it. It's just kind of rated differently. It's a little

GLENN: What's my BMI?

STU: How many I'm going to have to pull up several commas.

GLENN: 226 .

STU: Okay, hold on a second.

GLENN: And I'm 226, and I'm 6, I like to say 6' 3".

STU: Yeah, you like.

GLENN: My driver's license says 6' 2" but I like to say 6' 3" because it helps my BMI.

STU: It would help your BMI. Okay. 6' 3".

GLENN: No, 6' 2"

STU: And how many pounds?

GLENN: 226.

STU: 226? 226 plus what?

GLENN: Hmmm? No, 226.

STU: That would give you a 29 BMI. Congratulations, you are not obese! Yeah!

GLENN: I'm not obese?

STU: You're only overweight.

GLENN: I'm not obese? The guy who was standing at the mirror brushing my teeth going, I've got to sit down, this is too much work.

STU: (Laughing). No. Well, a lot of

GLENN: Wait a minute. This is great news! Break out the buttercake!

STU: Yeah, you can

GLENN: This is good! I'm not obese! How many pounds can I gain before I am obese?

STU: I'm working on that here.

GLENN: No, hang on. There's a difference between obese and morbidly obese. I've got obese. I've got all obese to pass through.

PAT: Before you have to start worrying about a diet!

GLENN: I'm going, I mean, what am I, just kind of like plump?

STU: My understanding is well, the calculator I'm looking at here is

GLENN: Is it solar powered?

STU: It is not.

GLENN: Save the planet. Do your part. Little steps. They may seem, they may seem so small that you may not even notice, but they all add up in the end. Please only use the solar powered calculators.

STU: I don't know that the official BMI has an obese rating. You can go all the way to 233 and you'll still only be overweight.

PAT: Do mine. 4' 11".

GLENN: Wait, wait, where do I have to get to? Hang on.

PAT: 4' 11" and 438 pounds.

GLENN: Wait. Where do I go, what do I have to be at not overweight?

STU: So if you just want to be normal weight?

GLENN: Normal weight.

STU: Hold on. I'm going to have to do a little, a couple of calculations here.

GLENN: Do what because my normal weight, when I do TV, you know, when I first started doing TV and I cared, I was at 205.

STU: You would still be overweight.

GLENN: You've got to be kidding me.

STU: No.

PAT: 6' 2," 205 is overweight?

STU: 6' 2," 205 is overweight.

PAT: Really? Wow.

GLENN: Can I tell you something? This is how screwed up this thing is? Because at 205 do you remember when I started TV how many times

PAT: You looked great. You looked great.

GLENN: Okay, that's disturbing. But you know how many times people came up to me and said have a sandwich, really, have a sandwich.

STU: Yeah, they were trying to make you feel good. But honestly...

GLENN: (Laughing).

STU: You did actually look like really, I would say healthy.

GLENN: They were I was always at a Subway they said that.

STU: You would have to go, Glenn, at 6' 2" you would have to drop all the this is unbelievable. You would have to drop down to 194 to be at the very upper end of normal weight.


PAT: Wow.

STU: That's insanity. You would look bizarre at 194.

GLENN: Wait a minute, wait a minute, wait a minute. I'd have to be at 194 to be what?

STU: At the very upper limits of normal weight. (Laughing).

GLENN: What's the wait. What's the next level down?

STU: Underweight?

GLENN: Yeah.

STU: If you go to underweight, you'd have to be let's see. I'm just throwing numbers in here to see what I can get here.

GLENN: So the upper weight is 194? So for me to be at normal weight, to be at normal weight, the fattest I could get is 194?

STU: Yes. This calculator

GLENN: This is crazy.

STU: Maybe I'm in the wrong calculator. I'm starting to reconsider this calculator because it says

GLENN: It's electric powered, it works. If it's solar powered, then all of your facts will be wrong.

STU: This is powered by biofuel. So I don't know if it's going to work. But it says that if you were 6' 2," which you are, and weighed 145, you would still qualify as normal weight.

PAT: 6' 2," 145! Come on. There's no way. There's no way.

GLENN: What kind of weird

PAT: I mean, if you are a woman maybe.

GLENN: model are you? If you're a woman? 6' 2" and 145 if you're a woman? What, do they not have bones? But no man could be 6' 2" and 145 and look normal or be normal.

STU: Maybe this is a woman calculator.

GLENN: Who are you to say what normal is? You...

PAT: I'm the guy on the radio.

GLENN: Wait a minute, wait a minute.

PAT: And if it's on the radio, it's so

GLENN: No woman could be 145 pounds and 6' 2" well, no woman could be 6' 2" and normal. Let's just leave it at that. You've got to shave, you've got to I don't know if you take just a little bit of their thighbone out or what you have to remove. They need to be shortened a little bit.

PAT: Okay.

GLENN: But no woman could be 6' 2" and 145 pounds and look healthy. Do you think? They've got to be at least 110.

PAT: (Laughing).

GLENN: See, this is the kind of joke where my daughter and my wife just look at me with disgust!

STU: Right. And then you go

GLENN: No, but seriously that would be way too skinny.

STU: At 6' 2," 145? Well, you figure

GLENN: For a woman.

STU: You figure the supermodels, though, legitimately are like 6' 1," 110.

GLENN: They are freaks.

PAT: Do you remember we met Elle MacPherson, she towered over I think both of us.

GLENN: Yeah.

PAT: She was like 6' 2"?

GLENN: I don't know. I kind of blocked that. It was so embarrassing.

PAT: The way she was hitting on me?

GLENN: On me, yeah, I know, it was crazy. No, but she was very tall.

PAT: Very tall.

GLENN: And very thin.

STU: I am looking at the CDC website now and it is confirming that 6' 2," 145 is normal weight.

PAT: Wow, that's amazing.

STU: That does not seem possible. For a woman I would say I agree with you. That's not absurd for a woman, I think.

PAT: No, I don't think it is.

STU: It's definitely thin but it's not

PAT: It would be thin.

STU: But for a dude?

GLENN: How much does your wife weigh?

PAT: My wife?

GLENN: Yeah. He would save he's actually thinking about telling me! That was a test, man! What, are you crazy? Jeez! He was thinking about it. He was like, well, let me think. Don't think! "I don't know, she's beautiful, she's wonderful, she's perfect."

PAT: Because she is. I mean, I'm sure she wouldn't mind. 189.

GLENN: He sounds like Barack Obama. "She's perfect and I'm sure she wouldn't... mind. I... think I'm okay."

PAT: She weighs 206. She looks great.

GLENN: But you have to remember she's 8' 7".

PAT: Yes, yes.

GLENN: Back in a second.

The Senate Judiciary Committee was set to vote on subpoenas to compel Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey and Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg to testify on alleged censorship and bias across their platforms. But that all changed when Republican committee members "expressed reservation about the maneuver," Politico reports.

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas), who chairs Judiciary's Subcommittee on the Constitution, was definitely not one of the committee members with cold feet. On the radio program Tuesday, he told Glenn Beck that he's fighting "vociferously" to ensure Dorsey and others testify before the November 3rd election.

"Jack Dorsey and Mark Zuckerberg are both going to testify. They're are going to testify in person. They're going to testify before Election Day. That's what I think should happen," Cruz said. "That's what I'm fighting vociferously to happen. Right now, the companies are negotiating with the chairman's office to discuss terms to come voluntarily. I don't give a damn whether they come voluntarily or under subpoena. They need to testify in person and answer questions for the American people about why they are trying to steal this election, to suppress the free speech, and to censor the press."

The subpoenas would require Big Tech leaders to testify on the alleged "suppression and/or censorship" of two consecutive blockbuster stories from the New York Post. The first story was about emails that allegedly came from Hunter Biden's computer which are currently being investigated by the FBI, and the second was based on additional emails that allegedly showed communist China directly offering millions of dollars to then-Vice President Joe Biden.

"Big Tech stepped in, and they've done something they've never done before," Cruz explained. "We know that Big Tech has been censoring individual conservatives, trying to suppress conservative speech. But the step they took here is, they blocked if any individual user tried to share either of the New York Post stories, [they] were blocked ... Sharing a news story, from a major media outlet is part of democracy, part of free speech. And not only that, they blocked the New York Post itself. Right now, today, the New York Post is not being allowed to post its own damn stories on corruption. This is ridiculous. It's a threshold that's never been crossed before, of Silicon Valley oligarchs declaring the authority to determine what the press is allowed to report, and who is allowed to see it."

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If we learned nothing from the media over the past 4 years it's that colluding with a foreign entity to either win an election or for personal gain is absolutely grotesque. Well, that depends on whether you have a (D) or (R) before your name anyway. President Trump was impeached on rumor and innuendo yet Joe Biden has all but skated on his corruption up to this point.

Below is a timeline that shows the level of corruption and the lengths the Biden's went to in order to build that family's wealth and influence internationally.

2009

In 2009, Joe Biden was the brand-new Vice President and John Kerry was a U.S. Senator. Just five months after Joe was sworn in, his son Hunter, and Kerry's stepson, Christopher Heinz, formed an international private equity firm called Rosemont Capital. It had several different branches, including one called Rosemont Seneca Partners.

2010

Just nine months after Rosemont Seneca opened its doors, Hunter Biden went to China for meetings with executives from China's biggest banks, and its sovereign wealth and social security funds. That's unheard-of access for a brand-new firm. Was it just coincidence that at the same time Hunter was meeting these Chinese bigwigs, his dad was meeting with China's then-president Hu Jintao in Washington DC at a nuclear security summit?

2011

In May 2011, Joe Biden met with Chinese officials for the U.S.-China Strategic & Economic Dialogue conference in Washington. Just two weeks later, Hunter Biden went to Taiwan for meetings with the same Chinese financial giants he'd met in China in 2010, plus some new ones.

2013

By December 2013, Joe Biden was enjoying his second term as VP, and John Kerry was now Secretary of State. That's when Joe traveled to Beijing on an extended official trip and Hunter traveled with him on Air Force Two.

During their stay, Vice President Biden met with President Xi and Hunter was mostly out of sight. We don't know exactly what he was up to, but the deal finalized between Rosemont Seneca and the Bank of China just ten days after the Bidens' trip pretty much gives it away. The most powerful financial institution in China formed a joint venture with tiny Rosemont Seneca to create a giant new investment firm called Bohai Harvest RST – the "RS" stands for Rosemont Seneca.

The firm is often called "BHR" for short.

Hunter Biden was a member of the Board. Remember, the Bank of China is government-owned, which means its business is completely intertwined with the goals of the Chinese Communist Party. BHR also got the freedom to operate in the newly created Shanghai Free-Trade Zone where, over the next six years, it would use $2.5 billion of Chinese government money to invest in China, as well as in other countries, including the U.S.

During their Beijing trip, Hunter also introduced Jonathan Li to his dad. Li is Hunter's business partner – he's CEO and Director of BHR.

Hunter arranged for Joe to meet Li in the lobby of the hotel where they stayed during their Beijing trip.

2014

In 2014, one of BHR's first major investments was in the China General Nuclear Power Corporation.

CGN is a Chinese government-owned nuclear power company that sold off a stake of the company to outside investors. Problem is, CGN was under FBI investigation for paying informants in the U.S. to steal nuclear secrets.

In 2016, the FBI arrested the ringleader of this nuclear espionage, a man named Allen Ho.

When they arrested Ho, he was using a random code generator to access funds being provided to him from – where else? – the Bank of China.

Yet while this FBI probe was going on, the son of the Vice President owned a stake in the company being investigated. And even after arrests were made, Rosemont Seneca did not alter its relationship with BHR, nor did it divest from CGN, even though it was stealing U.S. nuclear secrets.

2015

In 2015, BHR partnered with the Aviation Industry Corporation of China (AVIC) to buy an American company called Henniges for $600 million.

AVIC is a gigantic military contractor in China – think Lockheed Martin – that makes fighter jets, bombers and drones. BHR bought 49% of Henniges and AVIC bought 51%.

Henniges is a precision parts manufacturer specializing in anti-vibration technology. The stuff they make is known as "dual use" by the U.S. State Department, which means the technology can also have a military application.

Because of that, the deal had to be approved by the Committee on Foreign Investment in the U.S. (CFIUS) since it could have national security implications. The thing is, the American side of BHR – meaning Hunter Biden and his pals – had to know there were serious national security implications with AVIC.

The year before they formed a partnership with AVIC, the Wall Street Journal reported how AVIC stole technology related to the U.S. Air Force's F-35 stealth fighter and used it in its own stealth fighter for the Chinese.

How the Committee on Foreign Investment approved that deal remains a mystery. CFIUS does not publicly disclose any information regarding its decisions. Their findings are not publicly announced.

Interesting that China accounted for the largest share – with 74 transactions – approved by CFIUS during Obama's second term (2013-2015).

Under the umbrella of Rosemont Capital was a real estate company called Rosemont Realty. In 2015, a Chinese company called Gemini Investments bought a 75% stake in Rosemont Realty. The company was renamed Gemini Rosemont

Gemini brought $3 billion to the partnership with Rosemont, with the aim of buying "Class A institutional-quality commercial office properties in U.S. markets."

Red flag (literally) – Gemini Investments is a subsidiary of the China Ocean Shipping Company, a.k.a., "COSCO."

COSCO is a Chinese government-owned company. Its headquarters in Beijing is actually next to the headquarters of the Bank of China. COSCO is well-known for its close military ties. It's essentially a branch of the Chinese Navy.

2017

In 2017, BHR invested in Face++. That's the facial recognition phone app built by a Chinese company that is incorporated in a separate app built by the Chinese government. Police in the Xinjiang [Sin-jong] region of China use that app to keep tabs on citizens, and track and detain Uiguhr [Wee-ger] Muslims.

The app allows police easy access to data about Chinese Muslims including things like religious activity, blood type, and even the amount of electricity they use.

2018

In March 2018, a spokesman (Chris Bastardi) for Christopher Heinz (John Kerry's stepson) emailed The Hill to say that Heinz had "no operating role" in Rosemont Seneca, and that he was not involved in any of Rosemont's deals in China (which contradicts Schweizer's report in his book Secret Empires).

Chris Heinz was involved in Rosemont Capital. Rosemont Seneca was established under the same GP as Rosemont Capital, but Chris Heinz had no operating role in it. Chris and his family have no financial interest or investment in Bohai Harvest RST, he has never traveled to China, and he has never met with the firm's Chinese management team or investors.

2019

In October 2019, Hunter Biden's lawyer, George Mesires, said Hunter did not conduct any business on that 2013 trip to Beijing with his Dad.

Mesires said the timing of BHR's business license getting approved was purely coincidental because the paperwork had been submitted months before the Bidens' China trip.

According to Hunter's lawyer, the approval " was not related in any way, shape or form to Hunter's visit."

Hunter Biden finally stepped down from the BHR board last October (2019), but he DID NOT give up his 10% stake in the company.

When Bevan Cooney — the former "junior" business partner to Hunter Biden and Devon Archer — went to jail in 2019, investigative reporter and New York Times bestselling author Peter Schweizer thought he'd never gain access to the damning emails Cooney had promised. That all changed three weeks ago when Schweizer was given complete access to Cooney's gmail account.

Schweizer joined Glenn Beck on the radio program Tuesday to describe just some of the business deals revealed within these emails — like Hunter working with an alleged Russian criminal and with Chinese communists to secure their assets, or to secure one-on-one time with his dad, then-Vice President Joe Biden. And all of this new information is completely separate from the emails allegedly discovered on Hunter Biden's laptop recently reported by the New York Post.

"So, I want to make this clear. This [Cooney's emails] has nothing to do with what's on the laptop … It didn't come from [Rudy] Giuliani. It didn't come from anybody else, right?" Glenn asked Schweizer.

"That's absolutely correct," Schweizer confirmed.

He briefly explained how Cooney, a former Los Angeles nightclub owner, is currently serving a prison sentence for his involvement in a fraudulent business bond scheme with Biden and Archer. From prison, Cooney gave Schweizer written permission to access his Gmail account.

"This is really important," he noted. "We're not looking at printouts. Not looking at PDFs. We're actually in his Gmail accounts themselves, sifting through these emails. And there's a shocking amount of information about deals involving China, involving Russia, involving all sorts of things they were trying to pull off."

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The king of "No Spin" and bestselling author of "Killing Crazy Horse," Bill O'Reilly joined Glenn Beck on this week's podcast to talk about the latest developments in Joe Biden's Ukraine and China corruption scandal. Now that some of the details are finally coming out in the open, does the average Democrat care? Maybe, but the Left doesn't seem to.

O'Reilly argued there's more hatred for President Donald Trump now than in 2016, and that some people hate President Trump so much that they'd rather vote for the "senile, corrupt" Joe Biden.

"Hunter got tens of millions of dollars from Ukraine, from Russia, from China because his father was vice president. I have no doubt in my mind," O'Reilly said. "But the hatred for Donald Trump overrides that in the minds of millions of viewers. They're saying, 'You know, we'd rather have the senile corrupt guy than Trump.'"

Asked by Glenn if any other Republican running for president would be met with the same level of vitriol, O'Reilly answered, "The Left is the Left. They don't like America. The want to redo the Constitution. They want to take some of our freedoms, like the Second Amendment and the First Amendment, and change them. And they want to destroy capitalism and replace it with a big centralized government in Washington that controls the economy … but I'm talking about the folks. I have liberal friends and I say to them, 'Do you not understand that when you vote for Biden, you're voting against your own self interest?'"

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