Glenn takes no prisoners at CPAC



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CALLER: Thanks, Glenn. You know what? Is that speech as CPAC, it was inspiring. I was cheering at home with my family. I mean, we were actually, I was giving you a standing ovation at times. It was the most amazing speech I've seen from CPAC since Ronald Reagan was there.

GLENN: Thank you, thank you. I what a compliment that is. You know, that was the other reason that I was so nervous about it is I'm a huge Reagan fan. No matter what was printed in USA Today Weekend, did you see this? That apparently I said to this reporter I can't imagine what context I said this in that Ronald Reagan wasn't even a Republican. Unless I said that in the context of, he wasn't a Republican like we know them, he wasn't a progressive Republican, I don't know what context I said that in. But, you know, for Ronald Reagan to give that speech twelve times and then for me to be asked to give it, it was, I don't know, I just felt a real sense of responsibility.

Here's some of the by the way, if you didn't see it, you can see it at GlennBeck.com. Here's some of the pieces. This is where I think William Bennett took umbrage to which was the morning in America. He said this was, this was disheartening, this was disheartening to describe Morning in America like this. Here it is.

GLENN: It is still Morning in America. It just happens to be kind of a head pounding, hung over vomiting for four hours kind of morning in America. And it's shaping up to be kind of a nasty day, but it's still Morning in America!

Now, the reason why I said that, the very next line was, so what made us down on our knees vomiting in the toilet bowl? What was it? What was the poison that made us feel this way? And it was tax and spend. Progressivism. Now, how is that, how is that a downer? That's called the truth. And if you would have watched the entire speech, I think you would have the ending, somebody told me, wow, what an inspiring speech, you know, I didn't get to see the last 15, 20 minutes. You didn't get to see the last 15, 20 minutes? That's the best part. That's where it all ties together.

Then I talked a little bit about Dick Cheney and what he said. Cut 2, please.

It's going to be a very good year, but it's not enough just to not suck as much as the other side. (Applause). I'm a I'm a recovering alcoholic. I'm a recovering alcoholic, and I screwed up my life six ways to Sunday, and I believe in redemption, but the first step to getting redemption is you've got to admit you've got a problem. (Amens). I have not heard people in the Republican Party yet admit they have a problem. And when they do say they have a problem, I don't know if I believe them. I haven't seen the "Come to Jesus" moment of the Republican Party yet. I voted Republican almost every time I've gone. I don't know what they even stand for anymore. And they've got to recognize that they have a problem. Hello! My name is the Republican Party and I got a problem! I'm addicted to spending and big government! (Applause)

GLENN: It I mean, it is strange the way the press is treating this speech. They either are ignoring it which, you know, that's fine, but I don't think that's for no reason because when it first happened, I saw all of the press right away and none of even the New York Times didn't have anything bad to say. And then it started to get buried. And I think that's because I mean, you'll notice MSNBC and CNN, A, didn't cover it, and I wouldn't probably, either, but they're not showing clips of it at all as something that should be said.

PAT: It's not like they shy away from clips if they could bash you with them.

GLENN: Yes.

PAT: You know, I mean, we've seen that a thousand, a million times.

GLENN: NBC, I mean, all week.

PAT: But this thing was so well received. And that's why when we were on the way back, I said I'm going to be interested to see how MSNBC and CNN cover this. Well, they didn't. Because there was nothing to really take apart. And the reception at the convention was just so amazing. We were told before your speech that it was Mark Rubio everybody was talking about and you got five standing ovations.

GLENN: I heard eight.

PAT: You got twelve.

GLENN: Really?

PAT: You got twelve full standing ovations and then another six to eight partial, you know, where part of the audience stands.

GLENN: Yeah, it was a little like did anybody else feel like this? It was like the state of the union address.

GLENN: It was.

PAT: It was.

GLENN: People just kept standing up. And there were times when like half the audience was standing up. And I'm like, what are you, that's the progressive side. That's the progressive said.

STU: I said that's one of the annoying things, too, when half the audience stands up and you realize the clapping's not going to stop if you don't also stand up when you're in the crowd. You're like, that was a good line, I'm just going to clap sitting down. And then you realize everybody else is standing up and you go, all right, here we go.

PAT: I guess it was that good, I guess we'll stand up.

GLENN: Let me go for Cut 3 and then we'll take a break.

Not everybody gets a trophy. What is the point of competing for a trophy if everyone gets a trophy? (Applause). Please stop teaching my children that everyone will get a trophy just for participating. What is this, the Nobel Prize?

That was an ad lib.

STU: Very solid line.

PAT: That was some red meat right there.

STU: Which is difficult really.

GLENN: Not everybody gets a trophy. We should start correcting our children's work in red ink again. I mean, I'm tired, what are we? Spin the color wheel now? You corrected my child's work in red ink. "Yes, I did." Well, that's a little traumatic. You know what's even more traumatic? If little Johnny keeps getting these answers wrong when he goes out into the big bad world and he's eaten. That's worse. There is some sort of element of competition to life. "Oh, that's not natural." Really? Go watch the lions eat the weakest.

You can see it all online at GlennBeck.com.

Bill O'Reilly joined the "Glenn Beck Radio Program" on Friday for his weekly take on the 2020 presidential race.

O'Reilly emphasized what a dangerous candidate socialist Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) really is, and how the media is working to mislead voters by depicting other Democratic candidates, such as former South Bend, Indiana, Mayor Pete Buttigieg, as "moderate."

"The Democratic Party has been hijacked -- and this is no breaking news -- by the progressive left. Which is now being enabled by the national media," said O'Reilly.

"Bernie Sanders is a dangerous man. In any sane time, media time, that would be clear to everybody. But it's not," he added. "It's like, 'Oh, there's uncle Bernie and he just wants to give stuff away. What a great guy.' [He's] not a great guy, all right? He's a totalitarian. He'll take your freedom, in every area, away. Every area. There isn't one area, that Bernie Sanders wouldn't intrude upon, in your personal freedom. Yet, that's not reported. You don't know it unless you pay attention. It's all a bunch of dishonest blather that has obliterated the so-called moderate Democrat. And there are millions of those people. They don't know what to do because they have no voice in the media."

Glenn pointed out that the media has been "trying to make Pete Buttigieg into a moderate" ever since his strong showing in the Iowa caucuses last week.

"So, Pete Buttigieg: Harvard grad. Rhodes Scholar. Brilliant man, he is brilliant. Great speaker. Almost as good as Beck and I. Not quite, but almost," O'Reilly said. "He's only 38, all right? So, the guy goes out and runs for president after being the mayor of South Bend, Indiana, for eight years, and almost destroying that city. The city is in chaos, yet he's re-elected with 80% of the vote the second time. That's what a good BS'er Pete Buttigieg is.

The two went on to break down Buttegieg's radical policy plans on immigration, abortion, gun control, and more.

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On the radio program Thursday, Glenn Beck and his chief researcher, Jason Buttrill, have uncovered new evidence that suggests the coronavirus death toll numbers coming from China are grossly inaccurate.

After vetting several deep-fake videos circulating on social media, Jason unearthed shocking whistleblower-videos released by citizens of the communist state that show entire warehouses filled with body bags, along with other atrocities.

Jason and Glenn break down the real numbers and discuss the possibilities of the outbreak coming to America. Watch the video below for more details:

Don't miss next Wednesday's TV special on the coronavirus in its new time slot at 9PM ET.

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Former South Bend, Indiana, Mayor Pete Buttigieg has surged in the polls in the past month.

With former Vice President Joe Biden dropping below far-left presidential candidates such as the unapologetically socialist Sen. Bernie Sanders (Vt.), and the almost equally extremist Sen. Elizabeth Warren (Mass), Democratic voters seeking a more moderate alternative are setting their sights on Mayor Pete.

But are Buttigieg's policies actually moderate? Not even close, Glenn Beck said Thursday on the radio program.

"[Pete Buttigieg] wants people to see him as a moderate. The mayor of a Midwest city in a red state ... and he's going for the middle, even though he is not a moderate candidate in any way," said Glenn.

Here are just a few example of where Buttigieg stands on the issues:

  • Supports late-term, partial-birth abortion
  • Eliminate the Electoral College
  • Buyback program for assault weapons
  • Raise the federal minimum wage to $15/hour
  • Expand Medicare
  • Decriminalize illegal immigration
  • Pay for infrastructure through changing taxes on corporations, the wealthy
  • Study reparations
  • Legalize marijuana
  • Increase existing taxes on upper-income Americans
  • Cancel some student debt
  • Don't use tariffs to pressure countries
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An official at the World Health Organization (WHO), the United Nations' health agency, has issued a warning, calling the coronavirus "the worst enemy you can imagine" and more of a threat than "any terrorist attack," during a media briefing on Tuesday.

Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, WHO's director general, said that a vaccine for the coronavirus will likely take 18 months to develop. The virus has reportedly killed hundreds and infected tens of thousands of people, primarily in China.

"To be honest, a virus is more powerful in creating political, social and economic upheaval than any terrorist attack. It's the worst enemy you can imagine," added Ghebreyesus.

On the radio program Wednesday, Glenn Beck noted that the same agency in charge of developing this life-saving vaccine, has taken the time to officially change the disease's name to COVID-19, citing the concern of "stigmatizing" any specific geographical location, individual, or group of people.

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