Jihadists aren't the enemy?

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GLENN: By the way, counterterrorism czar John Brennan has revealed that we have a new national strategy.

PAT: That's a good one.

GLENN: It is a good one. Do we have it on audio? Here it is. This is a good one.

BRENNAN: The president's strategy is absolutely clear about the threat we face. Our enemy is not terrorism.

PAT: Nope.

BRENNAN: Because terrorism is but a tactic.


BRENNAN: Our enemy is not terror because terror is a state of mind and as Americans we refuse to live in fear.

PAT: So there's no terror.

BRENNAN: Nor do we describe our enemy as jihadist.


BRENNAN: Or Islamist

PAT: No.

BRENNAN: Because jihad is a holy struggle.

GLENN: A holy struggle.

BRENNAN: A legitimate tenet of Islam meaning to purify oneself in one's community and there is nothing holy or legitimate or Islamic about murdering innocent men, women and children.

GLENN: I am so glad —

BRENNAN: Indeed characterizing our adversaries this way would actually be counterproductive. It would play into a false perception that they are religious leaders defending a holy cause when, in fact, they are nothing more than murderers.

PAT: That's so —

BRENNAN: Including the murder of thousands upon thousands of Muslims.

GLENN: Now, I want him to know that it's good that they are murderers and not terrorists.

PAT: Yeah.

GLENN: The tea party members are terrorists.

PAT: Those are terrorists.

GLENN: Those are terrorists. These are just simple unrelated murderers. That's all they are.

BRENNAN: Muslim leaders around the world have spoken out forcefully at great risk of their own lives.

PAT: All the time, all the time.

GLENN: Can I tell you something? I am so sick of the Muslim community speaking so forcefully! I know!

PAT: Stop it! We heard it a million times! I know!

GLENN: I know, I know! You don't, you don't side with murderers. I know.

PAT: That's why it's so easy to tell. That's why it's so easy to tell the good Muslims from the not so good ones.

GLENN: Wait a minute. Hang on just a second. Did you not hear our new policy?

PAT: Oh, that's right.

GLENN: They are all good Muslims.

PAT: They are all good Muslims.

GLENN: They are all good Muslims.

PAT: We're not at war with anybody but creeps, creeps who kill. It's the war on creeps who kill.

GLENN: Thank you very much. War, why war?

PAT: It's not war.

GLENN: It's the police action.

PAT: Overseas contingency plan on creeps who kill.

GLENN: Could we add Christian creeps that kill. We could because we don't know for sure if they are not Christian. I saw on PBS, and I like this, Tavis Smiley who has a cartoon.

PAT: I thought it was a joke named for him. I thought it was a joke.

GLENN: I was going to say it's a cartoon name: It's the Tavis Smiley show! Good morning, kids! It's something like, you know, Ren & Stimpy would have put, you know, what are you doing? I'm running the Tavis Smiley show! I mean, it's ridiculous.

So apparently your taxpayer dollars are going to Tavis Smiley, and he had Ayaan Hirsi Ali before. Now, I have had Ayaan before. She was the only person that I had on the program that actually had Secret Service agents next to the cameras. I've had Secret Service agents in the studio.

PAT: There a jihad declared on her?

GLENN: Not a jihad, no. There's no such thing as — jihad is only a —

PAT: That's right.

GLENN: Jihad is only a purification.

PAT: Purification on Islam.

GLENN: Yeah, of one's soul.

STU: A better term might be shenanigans. If you were to use shenanigans, I think that might be —

GLENN: Oh, yes, they have declared shenanigans on her.

PAT: They have declared shenanigans?

GLENN: Yes, they have.

STU: The war against the creeps with shenanigans is I believe —

GLENN: Yeah. (Laughing).

PAT: It's not a war.

GLENN: The Christians

PAT: It's an overseas contingency plan against creeps with shenanigans.

GLENN: Christian creeps with shenanigans.

STU: Right.

PAT: Okay.

GLENN: So she's the only person that I've ever interviewed that had Secret Service not just in the room but literally right off each camera.

PAT: Wow.

GLENN: So they were right — they were standing at the camera points. It was amazing. She is in grave, grave, grave danger and she is also not a Christian. She's an atheist.

PAT: Is she really?

GLENN: Yes. She went from, I think it was Somalia, and from Somalia she left and her father was sending her to Canada to get married for an arranged marriage. And he told her, if you don't — if you don't show up, if you dishonor the family, we will hunt you down and we will kill you. Do not bring dishonor on our family. Well, she got to, where? The Netherlands, and she got off the plane and she took her berka off and she escaped. She then taught herself Dutch. Right? And English. And she became a member of the Dutch parliament. I mean, here's a wildly accomplished woman.

PAT: Yeah.

GLENN: Then in 2004 during our election, her partner, who was making a film on this fairytale called Muslim extremism was killed in the street. Not Vincent Van Gogh. What was his first name?

STU: Theo.

GLENN: Theo Van Gogh. A knife was — he was stabbed, like, I don't know how many times.

PAT: Oh, that was her —

GLENN: That was her. Her name was stabbed into his chest, okay?

PAT: Wow.

GLENN: She's an amazing woman. Now, she's doing an interview. I don't know why. I think it might be part of the witness protection program, on Tavis Smiley's show, on PBS. Your tax dollars are going to pay this man's salary. Listen to what he says to her.

SMILEY: But Christians do that every single day, in this country.

PAT: He's talking about blowing people up.

SMILEY: But Christians do that every single day, in this country.

ALI: Do they blow people up every single —

SMILEY: Yes, all of the Christians every day. People walk into post office, I mean —

GLENN: Every day.

SMILEY: People walk into post offices, they walk into schools. That's what Columbine ‑‑ I mean, I could do this all day long. There are so many more examples of Christians — I happen to be a Christian — that's back to this notion of your idealizing Christianity in my mind, to my read. There are so many examples of Christians, Ayaan, of Christians who do that than you could ever give me examples of Muslims who have done that inside this country where you live and work.

PAT: I can't think of a single instance where a Christian has done that in the name of Christ, in the name of God, in the name of — and then he brings up, he brings up the Columbine shooters, Klebold and Harris? They were atheists! Atheists!

GLENN: They said, are you Christian? Yes! Boom!

PAT: They called — there's a tape of them prior to the, prior to the shooting.

GLENN: No, but he could do this all day.

PAT: Oh, he could do it all day.

GLENN: Every day people —

PAT: Get it wrong all day long, I could lie to you all day.

GLENN: People walk into the post office every day, Christians walk into the post office and blow up.

PAT: Yeah, and scream in the name of Jesus, and start shooting people? What a moron. There's a tape for Klebold and Harris, the Columbine shooters, where they are practicing what they are about to do at Columbine and they are calling their first victim, who is Rachel, I can't remember her last name, they call her a godly little whore and then a whole bunch of other expletives and they talk about how — they are talking about Jesus and they say, go Romans, they are glad he was crucified. These guys were not Christians. They did not do this in the name of Christianity or atheism. They are just psychotic killers, which is what postal workers have been.

GLENN: I contend, I contend pretty much anybody who kills in the name of God is psychotic.

PAT: Well, yeah, probably. Probably, but —

GLENN: Probably? Wait a minute. Give me the — wait, wait, give me —

PAT: I'm sure they are but there's also —

GLENN: Give me the exception to that rule. Killing you for God.

STU: Well, isn't that exactly what the State Department guy was just saying, though? I mean, he was just saying that it's just, they are just murderers. They are not killing for God. The bottom line is there is a philosophy behind it even though it is more political than it is religious at times. But there is a philosophy behind it and it's important to know that.

GLENN: Wait a minute, wait a minute.

STU: But there are psychos obviously.

GLENN: Wait a minute. I'm not saying that you — no, I'm not saying that you can't be part of a group that thinks they are killing in the name of God.

STU: Right.

GLENN: But that doesn't make you — for instance, what I was trying to separate was that doesn't make you a Christian. That makes you a psycho. However, your sect? That is a Christian sect. It's a psycho Christian sect. If they even existed. I don't know one, but I will tell you this: There is a psycho Muslim sect.

STU: Right. That's why —

GLENN: It's radical Islam, period.

STU: That's why we use that term, that's why that term exists.

GLENN: Exactly right. I mean, we would use something stronger like psycho Muslim sect if we were being honest. Just like we would use psycho Christian sect if we had people who claimed to be Christians going on planes and flying them into buildings and blowing people up all around the world.

This week on "The Glenn Beck Podcast," civil rights activist and Woodson Center founder Bob Woodson joined Glenn to call out the leftists in the "race grievance industry," like the Rev. Al Sharpton and Black Lives Matter, Inc., who, he says, are "profiting off the misery of their people."

Woodson lived through the appalling segregation laws of the last century and has a much different message about what it means to be "oppressed" than the so-called "anti-racist" activists today.

Woodson said he believes the real struggle for impoverished minority communities "is not racial." He argued that leftists "at the top" derive "moral authority" by claiming to represent "so called marginalized groups," while they prosper at the expense of those "at the bottom."

"There's nothing worse than self-flagellating guilty white people and rich, angry black people who profit off the misery of their people," Woodson said.

"I call what Sharpton and some of those are doing is worse than bigotry. It's treason. It's moral treason against their own people," he added. "The only time you hear from them is when a white police officer kills a black person, which happens maybe 20 or 21 times a year, but 6,000 blacks are killed each year by other blacks. So, in other words, their message is black lives only matter when taken by someone white, which means you are betraying the black community when you turn your back on 20 children that are slaughtered and you don't march in that community and demand that those killers be turned over to the police."

'The problem is not racial," Woodson asserted. "The problem is the challenge of upward mobility. Any time you generalize about a group of people, blacks, whites, Native American, and then you try to apply remedies, it always benefits those at the top at the expense of those at the bottom. ... It's a bait and switch game where you're using the demographics of the worst of these, to get resources that helps the best of these, or those who are prospering at the top. So, if I was the president, I would say an end to the race grievance business, that America should concentrate on the moral and spiritual free fall that is consuming people at the bottom."

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Following President Joe Biden's first joint address to Congress, Glenn Beck joined fellow BlazeTV host and author of the new book, "American Marxism," Mark Levin to expose what they called the "Liar-In-Chief's" radical plans for our country and to explain why the far Left's proposals and programs are really a "frontal attack" on our Constitution, our country, and our way of life.

"Substantively, this is a frontal attack on our Constitutional system of limited government. It is a frontal attack on our capitalist system. He's basically throwing out all the bromides for the radical left groups that now form the base of the modern Democrat Party. And I make the case that ... this is Marxist bullcrap in its broadest sense," Levin stated.

"Here we are, a country now where one man can get up in the middle of the night and make a list of everything he wants to do to the country," he added, speaking figuratively. "It's like an unreality where we're living in separate worlds ... the whole thing is a fraud."

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After months of delays and COVID-19 excuses, President Biden finally delivers his address to the joint session of Congress. It is a truly historic moment, as only a few hundred members of Congress received an invite. While some have compared this speech to JFK's moon landing challenge, it will likely be more like FDR's New Deal nightmare. Will Speaker Pelosi continue her tradition of ripping up the president's speech? Will VP Harris cackle to a quiet audience?

Glenn Beck teams up with fellow BlazeTV host Mark Levin, author of the new book "American Marxism," to take on the progressive plans that could completely transform our economy and our way of life. Steve Deace, BlazeTV host and author of "Faucian Bargain," joins to discuss why it's not enough for conservatives to just lament the dangerous Democrat agenda; we must activate against the woke infection of our institutions. Plus, a power panel to rival CNN talking heads: Stu Burguiere, BlazeTV host of "Stu Does America," and Jason Buttrill, head researcher and writer for Glenn Beck.

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The less-than-favorable reaction to Caitlyn Jenner's bid for governor of California as a Republican has shown that leftists and so-called "transgender rights activist" care more about political party than actual transgender rights. Despite the fact that if she wins, Jenner would be the first trans governor in our nation's history — and prove that Republicans aren't 'transphobic' — Leftist activists would rather back Gavin Newsom — a cisgender, white male.

"Make no mistake: we can't wait to elect a #trans governor of California. But @Caitlyn_Jenner spent years telling the #LGBTQ+ community to trust Donald Trump. We saw how that turned out. Now she wants us to trust her? Hard pass," tweeted Equality California, one of the state's largest LGBTQ-rights groups.

"With all due respect, @Caitlyn_Jenner, you are running as a Republican?! Republicans deny your existence and are trying to erase trans youth. HELL NO," tweeted leftist activist and actress Alyssa Milano.

"Well done Caitlyn Jenner, running for governor wins you the one medal you never got: stupidest mother***ker on earth. Running as a Trump Republican & entering a world that hates you," tweeted "Sons of Anarchy" star Ron Perlman.

In this clip from the "Glenn Beck Radio Program," Glenn and producer Stu Burguiere discussed the Left's hostile reaction to Jenner's candidacy for California governor and agreed that leftist trans activists are showing themselves to be more "leftists" than "trans activists."

"If Caitlyn Jenner did, let's say, run for governor and win as a Republican, wouldn't that go a long way to advance what [trans rights activists'] goal supposedly is? Like, if you really believe Republicans hate trans people and what you want is for society to have trans people accepted more broadly, what better way to accomplish that than having a Republican trans candidate?" Stu asked.

"Yeah, see, but you just said the key words: 'If you really believe.' They don't really believe anything. I don't think they even really believe that Republicans hate gay people. I don't think they actually believe that. That's just a slogan that's been drilled in their head," Glenn said. "It doesn't have anything to do with race or gender, or really anything else. It has everything to do with politics. That's it."

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