Glenn Beck: Palin rallies Boston Tea Party

GLENN: So, Sarah Palin was out at the Tea Parties yesterday up in Boston and she was talking about energy and, look, there's just she is really good on energy. She knows her stuff on energy. However, you know, this is the highlight that was pulled from the speech and it doesn't I mean, it just doesn't sound you know, it just doesn't good on energy. So, listen to the way now she's being sound byted. Somebody who really knows about energy. Listen to this.

PALIN: Let's drill, baby, drill, not stall, baby, stall. You betcha. Yes. Yes.

GLENN: I mean

PALIN: Drill, baby, drill.

CROWD: Drill, baby, drill. Drill, baby, drill. Drill, baby, drill.

PALIN: Otherwise, you want to see us keep bowing to the Saudis and calling Chavez, asking them to ramp up resource development for us to fuel America? No. We have the ingenuity. We have the best workers in the world. We have the care for the environment and God knows we have the resources. He created them for our use right here in America.

GLENN: Okay. Everything she said I agree with, everything she said. I mean, word for word. But maybe it's just the Tea Party and the clip, you know. She's at a big rally. I don't like big I hate it when people are all, like, chanting stuff, you know, because it never translates well into a sound byte. It always makes people look ridiculous.

PAT: The fired up, ready to go thing is a good example of that.

GLENN: A great example. Fired up? Ready to go. Fired up? Ready to go. Stop it. Stop. That is not presidential, President Obama, and that's exactly what I did. But I agree with everything she says. I just wish there was an opportunity for her to lay it out the way I know she can lay it out and in these speeches like this, I think it just it doesn't help her. It doesn't help her. Would you agree, Stu, or am I being too sensitive on this?

STU: Well, I mean, you know, I didn't see the whole speech. And you're right, though, it's not a it's not an opportunity to, you know, have a serious, you know, conversation about, you know, policies and specifics. It's one of those things to rile people up and get people excited for the movement and everything else, which I think is fine, but, I mean, I like to see people, you know, treat her more seriously, you know, like it's one of those things like people

GLENN: I would like her to treat herself more seriously

STU: To not do speeches like this?

GLENN: No, no much I think maybe et cetera just that I would like to see her do a something of substance. I would like to see her do a special on energy that she wrote and produced.

STU: Yeah. I mean, that would she'll have an opportunity, hopefully, to do something like that at FOX. I would love to see this. This is one of those things, you know, they would blow away 90% of the politicians out there on this issue. She knows this issue.

GLENN: Yeah. Inside and out

STU: But, you know, I guess you're not going to get that, especially from what the media pulls from are a Tea Party speech. I mean, geez. Talk about narrowing it down.

Glenn: Now, here is the here's a problem. And maybe she is just so busy demanding water.

PAT: Can you believe that?

GLENN: I couldn't.

PAT: Thank goodness somebody uncovered what a diva she really is.

GLENN: It is amazing to me. In her rider, she demands water at the podium.

PAT: Woah.

GLENN: Yeah. No. When she's giving, like a 40 minute speech, she demands water.

PAT: For free or is she going to pay for it?

GLENN: Probably free.

STU: Does she wanted it bottled or does she just want a cup, because if they if she wanted it bottled

GLENN: She specifies

PAT: Does it come from Fiji so it's, you know, climate controlled?

GLENN: If she says bottled water, oh, what a diva. Then she also wants to fly, wants to fly first class, but she's willing to fly coach. Now, just for security reasons, just for security reasons

PAT: She should be on a private plane.

GLENN: you can't secure I mean, believe me, I mean, we were talking did my wife and I were talking about going someplace the other way and we were, like, just get on it. Let's just go to the airport and get a plane. We can't do it. You cannot secure public figures, controversial public figures, you can't secure them in an airport and on a flight. You can't do it.

STU: Especially Sarah Palin. It's not like she's just, you know, some unknown Congresswoman from, you know I mean, she's huge. Everybody know who she is. And half of the country loves her and half of the country can't stand her.

PAT: Yeah.

GLENN: Maybe, maybe you can do that and do it in first class. I mean I mean I just can't imagine going into coach and seeing Sarah Palin sitting next to you and just luck of the draw, because many times she just travels. She just goes.

STU: Uh huh.

GLENN: I think it's nuts.

STU: Yeah. She says she wants first class if she's flying all the way from Anchorage. If she's in the lower 48 already and she's going to somewhere else in the lower 48, she's willing to accept coach. That is

PAT: That's unbelievable

STU: That's unbelievable. That's Sarah Palin

STU: That's as undiva as you can get.

GLENN: I'm never seen anything like that. And instead of the story being, What? Is she crazy? It's look at how diva like she is. She's willing in the lower 48 to fly coach!

Stu: And, again, I mean I understand that coach you know, to the average but this is a person who, A, she's got I mean, she has a huge book. She's made plenty of money. She is, you know, going to a speech where she's probably getting paid a lot of money, but beyond that, it's just the security issue.

GLENN: I mean, that's all it is. That's all it is.

STU: Obviously for her it is. I mean, if you're a really wealthy person and you're used to, what, your whole life you've been flying first class and you want to go fly like, do you think Bill Clinton is flying coach?

PAT: We know Al Gore flies a private jet to these places. And I don't begrudge him that at all. I don't care. It's the fact that he tells everybody not to do that. And then does it him they feel that hacks me off.

GLENN: Yeah. I have no problem. Al Gore wants to

PAT: No problem. I don't care. I don't care if your house is 20,000 square feet. It's when you're telling everybody else to live in a shack because you're consuming 20 times the average amount of carbon everybody else is.

GLENN: I don't begrudge anybody from living the life.

PAT: No.

GLENN: I mean, Rush Limbaugh, he lives the life, man.

STU: Absolutely.

GLENN: He lives the life. But he also pays for it in more ways than you can imagine. I mean, when you get to the size of Rush Limbaugh, you ain't going anyplace. You're just not going anyplace. Now, God bless Sarah Palin, you know, being able to still do it. I don't know how. I don't know how.

PAT: I don't, either. She must get all kinds of flack from

GLENN: Oh, my gosh.

PAT: Yeah, she's going to get the adulation, Oh, Sarah, I love you, but she's going to get the other side, too, in a really ugly and nasty way, especially when you're in coach and you're subjected to just everybody. It's, like

GLENN: Well, you're subjected to the point is you're subjected to that in first class, too. You probably she probably has a better time

PAT: It's just easier for people to secure that air.

GLENN: She would probably rather be in coach than in first class.

PAT: That's probably true.

GLENN: She probably gets more trouble in first class than she does in coach.

STU: But it's a you're right, Pat. It's one of those things that's security.

PAT: If you have people

GLENN: If you're traveling with three, four people, then you could all sit together.

PAT: I don't even she that she did that.

GLENN: I don't think so. I've seen her just show up. The guy who because we have to have when we go to the airport, we have to have a certain driver because he's got security clearance and everything else and so we have this driver who takes you know, whenever we go traveling someplace and we've got all the stuff, to drop us off at the airport, we have to have this guy. Well, he is also Sarah Palin's driver when she comes in town. He looks looked at me and he said, Mr. Beck, I know you know Mrs. Palin and I said, Yes. And he said, Would you please, please tell her to have security? And I said, I beg your pardon? He said. She got off a plane. I met her for the plane. She got off the plane all by herself. She gets into the car. She said the kids are coming and everything else and so I take her to Serendipity. She has nobody with her. They're just going to go have banana splits. He says, when I went to pick her up, I said, Please, please, please, call me before you exit the place. He said, she didn't because, you know, it's Alaska.

STU: Yeah.

GLENN: And she just is calling up and she's, like, Hey, where are you? And he said, By the time I got around the corner, because sometimes coming around the corner I'm not kidding you will take you 45 minutes in New York. So, by the time he comes around the corner, it's, like, 10 minutes later. By the time he comes around the corner, there's a mob around her. I mean, it's not I mean, the world has changed. The world has changed

STU: I think it's partially a function of being married to Todd Palin, because usually when you're walking around with him, he'll just gut you if you say something to her.

GLENN: I think she would, too.

STU: Maybe you're right.

GLENN: I don't think she is a pushover. I really don't. I mean, you she's from Alaska.

STU: Yeah.

GLENN: She is a wilderness woman. So, you know, don't screw with her. But also let's remember the world has changed and that I mean who was it saw just recently? I saw somebody just recently and

PAT: So did I. Is that weird? Have you seen somebody?

GLENN: Oh, shut up. I'm trying to remember who it was, but there was somebody who was she controversial and they were

STU: There's a somebody right now. It's you.

PAT: Hey, Hey. Sorry. Go ahead.

GLENN: You're not really helpful.

PAT: I know.

GLENN: It was somebody I saw and, you know, they were a controversial figure and a political figure. I'm trying to remember who it was and they just they were all by themselves and I thought, don't these politicians know that the world has changed? Don't they read the blogs? Don't they see what's going on? Don't they don't they get the same don't they get the same phone calls from the FBI that I get? I mean, it's not it's not safe anymore, to be a public figure and to just, oh, I'm just going to grab my coat and go. It's just not

STU: It's because of all of the Tea Party members that are white and angry.

GLENN: She doesn't need security because they're the only dangerous ones and they like her.


 

Many members of the far-left already are calling for a ‘Night of Rage’ after the Supreme Court’s 6-3 decision to overturn Roe v. Wade, and the White House has been discussing plans to defy the ruling too. In fact, one idea floated by Biden Administration officials, according to the New York Times, includes providing abortions on military bases. So, will America experience another summer of riots? Are YOUR taxpayer dollars at risk? And what does this mean for deep-blue states? Josh Hammer, legal expert and opinion editor for Newsweek, joins Glenn to discuss what may come next...

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GLENN: Josh Hammer, he's the opinion editor of Newsweek. He's the host of the Josh Hammer show. He is really quite brilliant. One of the leading minds in the conservative movement, I think. Josh Hammer joins us now.

To tell us, what did you find in this decision?

JOSH: Glenn, great to be back with you, on such a momentous, and really such an emotional day, honestly. So, you know, look, as you said, this dropped recently. Funny enough, I was in the middle of getting a guest lecture from an organization on the advisory board as to when it drops. So I barely had any time to kind of skim through, let alone guess the concerning dissenting opinions. But it looks like this looks very similar, to the draft opinion that was leaked, by the Politico story, a month and a half ago, in early May. And I think those of us who were praying that the five justices from this leaked draft opinion, would have the fortitude to stiffen their spines against this unprecedented assault. Now knows that our prayers were answered, Glenn. That's really my takeaway right now.

This looks a lot like the leaked opinion. Justice Thomas and Justice Kavanaugh have some reconcurring opinions.

But unbelievable. And really just holding aside the constitutional law stuff for a second hear. Just speaking as pro-lifers, on a day like today, I think we really just need to pause. And I tweeted this out earlier. We need to just be grateful for our half century of pro-life activist forbearers. You know, this -- Glenn, this issue could have gone away after 1973. That was a long time ago. 1973. I mean, this issue could have just gone away. We owe a tremendous debt of gratitude to the pro-life moral activist. Political activist. And, of course, yes. Legal activist. Who fought day in and day out, that makes sure this great injustice stayed front and center of our national, political conscience. And in many days, the culmination of a half century of fighting for truth and justice. But in many ways, it's also a new beginning for the pro-life fight as well, interestingly.

STU: How do you mean a new beginning for the fight? I just it's going to turn, I think we're going to see abortion turn even darker in those states that allow it. Is that -- is that what you're meaning by this?

JOSH: Well, look, for a half century now, Roe vs. Wade, and its project any, specifically, the Planned Parenthood versus Casey case of 1992.

They took away from the states obviously. They arrogated authority away from the states, the ability to attempt to nationally codify one view of the morality of abortion.

It happened to be a profoundly immoral view. So these -- the fight now shifts to the states. And the pro-life activists. And all the 50 states. Especially, obviously in red states. Purple states. I mean, admittedly some blue states like New York and California, probably won't be able to touch them there.

But we have to make sure that our side is well positioned in the state Capitols for every red, purplish, probably even light blue state, to make sure we fight for successful, cogent, and morally consistent pro-life legislation. The state of Oklahoma, actually, just north of Texas. Right where you are now, Glenn. They have been leading on this actually. Governor Kevin Stitt signed into law, a fantastic pro-life bill there in Oklahoma. A few weeks ago. Maybe a month ago or so at this point, that basically just bans abortion straightforward from conception. And there are some -- you know, obviously, likable the mother. So forth. But we really need to start thinking about trying to craft legislation now, at the state level. But to your point, I do fear that the blue states will only double down in their radicalism. Unfortunately within that will only lead to an ever greater divide, in our country, that we have today. But obviously, at the end of the day. We're going to save at the end of the day, millions and millions of unborn children. We are going to save human beings who can grow up to cure cancer, who can win Nobel prices.

I mean, this is just a tremendous win for the human species. I don't know how to say it other than that.

GLENN: I will tell you, I saw the stat, that I think it was last year or the year before. 20 percent of all pregnancies ended in abortion. 20 percent.

JOSH: Wow.

GLENN: That is -- that is a shocking number. And we do have our -- our work cut out for us. Because I -- I think that these states are going to double down. But I think, you know -- God doesn't waste anything. You know, there is no waste with God. Even the -- even the worst things that could possibly happen, turn out to be something good. You know what I mean? You're like, holy cow, how did that just happen.

And I think that evil is going to fully come unmasked. I'm telling you, Josh. I don't know how you feel about this. I think this could be the day of America's Kristallnacht. I can see these pro-life centers being burned to the ground today. They're calling for a night of rage around the country. I think evil is going to show itself. And that will scare the American people, hopefully.

JOSH: You know, I've been thinking about this a lot this week, actually. Because I've been bracing for a new kind of George Floyd summer of love, happening this summer. Coming to a city or suburb near you. Unfortunately, myself. Look, I live in Florida. I know, Glenn, you live in Texas. It is in moments like this, where I do think that where you live matters. And who your mayor is. Who your governor is, matters.

Because law and order and rioting and anarchy is not really a federal issue. It is to a limited extent. June 2020, Tom Cotton wrote this op-ed that was pretty controversial at the time.

I happen to agree with it. Where he said, quote, unquote, send in the troops. And there is some federal legislation from the reconstruction era that would justify that.

But most kind of quelling and quashing of anarchy does happen. Constitutionally speaking, at the state and local level. So at a moment like this, where I fear that you're probably not wrong. I take some solace. That Governor DeSantis is my governor. I think Texans should take some solace, that they are represented by -- by a Republican governor. The legislature there as well. So I -- I fear that you are right. I pray obviously, that no one -- it's hard.

I fear that it's something -- that something bad is happening. At the end of the day, of course. It does not mean that justices cannot do what they are supposed to do. So thank God they did that.

GLENN: So, Josh, have you looked into what the White House has been saying? The White House yesterday. In fact, do we have a clip of -- of this?

What the White House said yesterday, about the guns. And then they were turned to the -- the Scott us ruling, for Roe vs. Wade. Do we have that, please?

JOSH: Will the president accept this decision, even if he disagrees with it?

VOICE: I think it's going to come from the Supreme Court. So it's a decision we certainly are going to respond to. I'll leave it at that. Just like any other Supreme Court decision. Just like the one they did today on guns.

GLENN: So the White House won't say that they're going to accept it.

Which I don't think they will. They're talking now about taking doctors and moving them into places like Oklahoma or Texas, where abortions will be outlawed. And putting doctors on our military bases to perform abortions.

I mean, where does this go, when you have a government, that is in defiance of -- of one branch of the government?

JOSH: So there's a lot to unpack here. So we should start from first principles. The idea of judicial supremacy, and this is a peculiar thing, to say on a day like today, where such a pro-life victory has happened in Italy. But if we're going to be consistent here, the idea of judicial supremacy. The idea that the justices, have the sole and exclusive ability to interpret the Constitution for themselves. And no other Constitutional actor, in article one or article two, let alone the state. Has the ability to tentatively interpret it. That is erroneous. In fact, actually it was really Abraham Lincoln actually, who in the Dred Scott case, famously opposed judicial supremacy and flouted the Dred Scott ruling, at least as it pertains to everybody other than Dred Scott himself. I have actually argued, a former legal scholarship, in a law review article actually, that the Laconian view of how each branch of government should interpret the Constitution for itself, is correct.

Having said that. Having said that, there is a thing called prudence. And there is a thing called comedy. And in a moment like today, when it really does look like -- and I agree with you, that we are now bracing for riots through the streets. When the political rhetoric is at DEFCON one. When people are trying to assassinate Supreme Court justices. I think it would be -- at its bare minimum, a profoundly imprudent act. For the Biden administration, to try to undermine this ruling.

Now, what they might do, is they might try to kind of issue some kind of executive orders, or issue some regulations, that might try to kind of undermine it, at the edges here. But at the end of the day, the idea that this returns to the state. There's not really a whole lot they can do about that. Basically, at this point, throughout the country. Kentucky within West Virginia. Kansas. Whatever. If they want to go ahead and ban abortion, what can the Biden administration literally do about that? I mean, short of sending in the National Guard, to protect Planned Parenthood, if the state legislature of Kentucky goes ahead and bans it. There's not a whole lot they can do. And it's very difficult to envision a world, in which the Biden administration literally sends in troops to red states, to protect Planned Parenthood, if that state legislature goes ahead and bans it. So for practically speaking. This is a lot of tough talk and rhetoric. Obviously the campaign here in 2022. There's not really a whole lot that practically speaking, they can do to actually prevent red and purple states from enacting pro-life legislation.

GLENN: I'm glad to -- I'm glad to hear that. I know that they have been working on things. I mean, he has said, you know, there's executive orders, that I can employ. There are things that I can do. He's talked about a national public health emergency. Which I think is just -- is crazy. But I would hope, that the president would come out and say, we strongly disagree with this. And you're right. The court is not the end all. But the court did not end abortion. It just said, the people should decide. I think that's the best kind of court ruling, on any of it. The people should decide what this is. And send it back to the states. Josh, I thank you very much. Appreciate your time. Was there -- there was another ruling, that came out today. Was it important?

JOSH: Oh, no. In comparison to this. A total nothing burger. A 5-4 decision on Medicare reimbursement related. So nothing, honestly.

GLENN: Great. Thank you very much. Appreciate it, Josh. Josh Hammer, opinion editor for Newsweek. And the host of the Josh Hammer show.

GLENN: There are two things trending on twitter right now.

Number one is praise God.

Number two trend is Night of Rage.

Good verses evil.

Build up or tear down.

'Lord, we are SORRY it has taken us this long': BlazeTV hosts react to historic Roe v. Wade decision

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The Supreme Court of the United States officially overturned Roe V. Wade, and the debate over abortion rights has been given back to the states. On this historic day, BlazeTV hosts celebrate the Supreme Court's incredible decision and take a look at some of the insane reactions as the left comes completely undone.

Jason Whitlock: Today will forever stand as a pivotal moment in our nation’s history

The Supreme Court of the United States overturned Roe v. Wade. The decision and the reaction to it have already revealed a lot about our people and politics. Pro-life groups celebrate, pro-choice groups call for “a night of rage,” and Nancy Pelosi just seems completely confused by the United States Constitution.

Glenn Beck reacts LIVE to Roe v. Wade ruling: 'Lord, we are SORRY it has taken us this long'

I never thought that in my lifetime, I would see Roe v. Wade be overturned. But today, that day has come. The Supreme Court has voted 6 to 3 to return decisions about abortion to the states. But this fight isn't over. We are about to see good versus evil side by side. Many states will stand with the unborn. But others will become abortion mills. It's your turn to choose now, America!

Allie Beth Stuckey: 'Praise God, Roe v. Wade is overturned!'

I don't know about you, but I just had the most euphoric feelings. It almost seems too good to be true. I didn't think there was any way that this would actually happen, especially with all the backlash, intimidation, and violence toward the Supreme Court justices. And yet, here we are. Roe v. Wade has been overturned. This is an amazing day!

Dave Rubin: Big disagreement on what happens next now that Roe v. Wade is overturned

Dave Rubin, Libby Emmons, Jeffrey A. Tucker, and David Reaboi debate what will happen in the wake of the Supreme Court’s breaking decision on Roe v. Wade. Now that abortion rights have been pushed back to the states, will there be a summer of massive riots or not? Will the Roe v. Wade ruling make America’s political polarization significantly worse?

Stu Burguiere: Here are the reasons SCOTUS overturned Roe v. Wade

I never thought this would happen. I never thought I would see this day. I just never ever ever ever never ever believed that Roe v. Wade would actually be overturned. I really didn't. But let's take a look at the reasons this day has finally come ...

The Rick & Bubba Show: 'This is history! Unfortunately we're 60 million lives too late'

We were live on the air when news broke of the Supreme Court decision to overturn Roe v. Wade.

Today, the Supreme Court of the United States overturned its controversial 1973 Roe v. Wadeopinion, concluding that there is no constitutional right to an abortion.

"The Constitution does not confer a right to abortion; Roe and Casey are overruled; and the authority to regulate abortion is returned to the people and their elected representatives," the syllabus of the decision reads.

As expected, the leftist outrage erupted instantaneously, fueled largely by the misinformed idea that overturning Roe v. Wade means abortion will be banned nationwide. But, as stated in the above-mentioned Supreme Court syllabus, the authority has actually been returned to individual states and their duly elected lawmakers.

One such misinformed leftist, Parkland shooting survivor Cameron Kasky, was infuriated that those awful Supreme Court justices "just voted to kill women." So he took to Twitter to urge people to go to the homes of said Supreme Court justices to "let them know how you feel."

"Go to the home of every Supreme Court justice who just voted to kill women. Let them know how you feel," Kasky tweeted.

The backlash was immediate:

Kasky decided to delete his original tweet because he is apparently "sick of republicans talking to [him]." But, unfortunately for Kasky, the internet is indeed forever:

Speaking from the White House, President Joe Biden dutifully helped spread the misinformation about the Supreme Court's decision to overturn Roe v. Wade, and took the opportunity to prompt voters to elect more Democrats in November so that Congress can write abortion protections into law. Did the president just let slip the real reason Congress hasn't made any effort to start writing such laws in the nearly two months since Justice Samuel Alito's draft opinion was "leaked" in early May?

Watch Glenn Beck and producer Stu Burguere discuss how Biden's speech reveals that Democrats are absolutely terrified of the upcoming midterm elections. Can't watch? Download the podcast here.

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