Shocker: Census filled with corruption, waste




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GLENN: Andrew Breitbart is here. We were talking off the air about a couple of things. There are just so many things that just don't make sense, but the world is moving so fast that we don't have time to cover all of them, and one of the things that has bothered from the beginning, one of the first moves the president did was on the census, and he started screwing with the census from day one.

BREITBART: We have in studio with us the person who's responsible for delinking the census from ACORN and that's James O'Keefe who took down ACORN. I think he's an American hero. He would have been on the cover of Rolling Stone, Vanity Fair.

GLENN: Sure.

BREITBART: He would have had a reality show in which his — James O'Keefe is inspired not to just do James O'Keefe undercover videos. It's to inspire other young people, old people, too, why not, to go undercover and to report the things that the mainstream media won't report and he has done it. While he was in peril in Louisiana for basically doing what Borad does, wearing an outfit or going there in order to get the story. That's what he pleaded guilty to that misdemeanor for doing what he blatantly and admittedly does.

GLENN: Right.

BREITBART: Trying to point out that Mary Landrieu was not answering her phones and lying about it. Anyway, while he was in his legal peril, he took a job at the census with another friend, a guy by the name of Shawn who's joined us here, and I just want to hand it over to them to talk about what they did, and I think it's hysterically funny in a very, very sad way because this is our country, this is our government, and there is no oversight within our government over how our money is spent and the mainstream media laughs and mocks us for pointing this out.

GLENN: What happened, James?

JAMES: I got a job with the census bureau while I was on pretrial release in New Jersey and I found that the census supervisors were systematically encouraging me to falsify information on my timesheets and typically what happens is you are given four to five days of training. Over the course of these four to five days we left at 3:00, 3:30 p.m. They told us with he needed an hour to travel to and from work, they gave us 70 minute lunch breaks. So as much as 20 to 30% of my time I didn't even work. And the same thing happened to before my colleagues. He also got a job at the census bureau. His name is Shawn. And they were just paying us for work we didn't do.

GLENN: One was in — James was in New Jersey and Shawn was down in Louisiana. So those are many states away and they found the exact same thing. We're talking about 600 —

GLENN: Shawn on the phone?

BREITBART: 600,000 temporary jobs.

GLENN: Hey, Shawn, how are you?

CALLER: How's it going, Glenn, glad to be on your show.

GLENN: Thank you. What happened in Louisiana?

CALLER: Pretty much the same thing as with James. I found out that there was a corrosive really element to the government when it comes to the taxpayers' money, that they are just willing to be frivolous with it, you know, being given — being paid for hours that I did not work and being given mileage that I did not drive and told not to worry about it. And just how systemic the problem is. And this is the taxpayer money that they are continually messing with in a time where people are being asked to tighten their belts, here they are, you know, wasting our money and we are sick and tired of it.

GLENN: How much money — because it was 600,000 jobs. We can just take these two experiences. Have you done this yet, Andrew?

BREITBART: I —

GLENN: How much money are we talking about?



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JAMES: I did do that. If one hour is wasted at let's say $18.25 an hour which is sort of a standard rate give or take, you are talking about $10,950,000 a day. That's just one hour wasted. And they account for automatically in the policy half an hour to get to Bork. And all census employees live within five minutes of the census because it's regional. It's per town. So why would they give an hour to travel to and from work when you live five minutes away? And that's $10 million a day. That's a lot of money.

GLENN: Go ahead, Andrew.

BREITBART: Well, the interesting thing about this and I think it's a different story line than ACORN and everybody is saying, what do you expect, to take ACORN, the census down with these two videos? No, this is the beginning of the investigation into the census. This video is going to open people's eyes up and people are sending in thousands of e mails to us saying this is what we're experiencing with the census. I'm sure you are getting the same e mails. We have two cases of people who came to me proactively even before James did this who have shown me some evidence that census workers, one at a McDonald's and another at a Dunkin' Donuts, were just off in a corner, the enumerators were, actually filling out arbitrarily census forms. And so there is so —

GLENN: And why not? We've hired, we've hired criminals in some cases to do this.

BREITBART: Well, Shawn can talk to you about what one of the supervisors said regarding the type of people that they are hiring and —

GLENN: Shawn, what do they say?

CALLER: Well, I did talk to, during the fingerprinting portion of the training, one of the supervisors. I brought what I thought seen might have been a discrepancy to him and he said, you know what, don't worry about it, it's not a big deal. There's so many people going through the system that, you know, unless you have a felony or major felony or unless you come back as Jack the Ripper, you'll be fine. And I find that ironic being that there are actual rapists out there that are, you know, taking advantage of people under the guise of census workers and people being detected as predators, you know, when they go to the door of the people that are being — that are trusting the government to allow these people to come and do the work that is mandated by the Constitution. I just find that really, really appalling.

GLENN: Did you see, Andrew — maybe you can comment on this story — that there was — and I didn't have a chance to really even read the whole thing. There was an argument that census workers could enter your empty apartment if you weren't there, with your landlord? Did you see that story?

BREITBART: No.

GLENN: Yeah. I mean, the things that are — you saw it, Pat?

PAT: Yeah.

GLENN: Do you remember? What was the story?

PAT: Yeah, it was just that. If you're not there at your apartment, the census workers can get your landlord to let them in. And it doesn't matter whether you are there or not. They are coming in.

GLENN: Just let you into the house.

PAT: Yeah.

GLENN: James —

PAT: Just look around, search your house.

GLENN: Did you hear anything like that while you were there? Was there anything else besides the money? Were there things that you sought, whoa, whoa, whoa, that's not right?

JAMES: Yeah. I mean, I wanted to be very careful. The census did take privacy in terms of sharing information on the forms with other people very seriously. I resigned prior to doing any data collection because I did not want to not even go close to breaking any laws doing this investigation but mostly what I found was just waste, frivolousness, you know, whatever, signing timesheets at 9:00 in the morning. But I didn't get to that point, no.

GLENN: Andrew, where do you go next?

BREITBART: Well, James has another major investigation that he's done that goes — it's a much bigger story than the census story. What we're trying to do is to inspire the nation to become investigative journalists. If George Stephanopoulos —

GLENN: We're on the same page, Andrew.

BREITBART: If George Stephanopoulos sandbagged us yesterday, they were — they set up, ABC News flew us in to launch the census stories, and George Stephanopoulos said, hey, I want to interview these guys. And the entire thing became about James O'Keefe racist, James O'Keefe racist, James O'Keefe criminal, James O'Keefe criminal and all these things have been debunked, the racism stuff debunked. He just went straight from the Media Matters/Huffington Post narrative. He's probably getting paid by the SEIU.

GLENN: You know better than I do. Give me Stephanopoulos' connections to the White House. Give me his —

BREITBART: More than that, here's — if you want to talk about how stinking the press is, this is a guy who when Gary Aldrich was put on this week, the number one New York Times best seller for Unlimited Access in 1994, who is the one that strong armed ABC, "If you put this guy on, we will remove access to the White House." George Stephanopoulos. That's not the only thing. This guy used his influence to intimidate people when he was in the political process. How does ABC reward him? By giving him the anchor seat.

GLENN: I mean, to me it's not surprising. This is the way it works and people like Andrew Breitbart and James O'Keefe can't get a fair shake. The news is splitting, and Andrew is on the right path here. You as an American citizen, you must be the one that does your own homework and watch for these things and get them to get these stories and these tips to people like me and Andrew Breitbart because we will expose it while we have the opportunity. Andrew, James, best of luck. Thanks.

JAMES: Thank you.

The conditions in Afghanistan under the Taliban rule — for Americans, allies, Christians, women and more — continue to deteriorate, and the people there continue to plead that we will not forget them. On the radio program Monday, Glenn Beck gave an emotional update on current evacuation efforts, including the tragic story of one girl — an American passport holder — who was not rescued in time.

"I have a pit in my stomach like I haven't had in a while. What is happening in Afghanistan is both miraculous and horrendous," Glenn began. "What's going on right now one of the most amazing things I've ever personally witnessed — the evacuation of Americans, those [Afghans] who helped us, Christians that are dying, women that are under incredible conditions. I see things that I can't show you. I see the pleadings from people who are in safe houses, 'Please, don't forget us.' I see what they're being sent by the Taliban.

"If I die today, my entire life will have been worth it for what you have helped get done, in just the last three weeks. You have saved well over 5,000 people," he continued.

Fighting back tears, Glenn added, "I ask that you pray for those in the Middle East, that are in the midst of doing work, that a Moses-style miracle will happen. ... There are several people that are in dire need of medical care. Friday, we told you — along with the congressman from Oklahoma [Rep. Markwayne Mullin] who had just returned — [about] a father and two daughters that were blue passport Americans, and a mother who had a permanent residence, a Green Card. The daughter was very ill. And they thought, that if we couldn't get her out of there, that she would lose her legs. I got a call on Saturday morning, that we were too late, that she didn't lose her legs. She lost her life, waiting. There are now two Americans, instead of three."

Glenn showered his audience with gratitude, repeating that "well over 5000" lives have already been saved because of their incredible generosity, but lamented that there are still thousands more people yet to be saved.

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Megyn Kelly pulled her sons out of the private elementary school they attended after she learned that the boys were asked "weekly" if they were still sure they were boys. But that's not all that this "experimental transgender education program" taught.

Megyn joined Glenn Beck on the radio program to tell the story, which she thought had ended when the school apologized, and to talk about what's next for America as our leaders refuse to promote actual psychological support for our kids and instead "parade" transgenderism as the solution to their problems.

"When [my son] was in third grade, I found out they unleashed a three-week experimental transgender education program on these boys, with really inappropriate videos. The kids were confused. These are 8- and 9-year-olds, Glenn. They have no idea what the school is even talking about with the trans thing. They got really in-depth, with really in-your-face videos — and then parents complained. And the school did something it hasn't done in its 400-year history, which was they apologized. Even they realized they had done wrong," Megyn explained.

"But, then I said to my son a year later, so did they ever round back to the trans thing? Like, whatever happened with it? And he said ... they bring it up every week. ... [They ask] how many people here still feel confident that they're a boy? Do you still feel sure you're a boy?" she continued. "This is not support. This is not nonbullying. This is indoctrination. And it's deeply confusing to the children, and wrong."

Megyn went on to give examples of how she's seen trans ideology turn "support, nonbullying, kindness, friendship, allyship, on its head."

"The absolute surrender of the medical community to this insanity is a scourge on this nation. It's disgusting what is happening with our doctors," she added. "There are people who are legitimately transgender, or who have gender dysphoria. And for those people, we should be supportive and they should get the care that they need. But what we've done instead, is taken everyone who expresses any kind of gender confusion and said, you're trans. You're trans. And we have our psychiatrists doing this."

"It's crazy," Megyn asserted. "The fact that we're doing this so willy-nilly in the name of allyship and support, it's abusive. It's criminal."

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"Never forget" is not only a tribute to those we've lost, it's a warning that it could happen AGAIN. On "Glenn TV" Wednesday, Glenn Beck looks back 20 years ago to the modern generation's Pearl Harbor moment. A day of infamy we're STILL feeling repercussions from.

But in remembering 9/11, we need to look toward the future because the Biden administration is setting us up for the NEXT 9/11. They bungled the Afghanistan withdrawal, and now we have video of top al Qaeda commanders — who served with Osama bin Laden — returning to the country. But could America survive another terror attack?

Glenn asks former NYC Mayor Rudy Giuliani, the leader who brought America back from the brink. He tells Glenn about the moment he learned the Twin Towers were struck, the actions he took to prevent more terrorism, and if he thinks NYC could survive another attack under Mayor de Blasio's leadership.

Glenn is also joined by Rev. Johnnie Moore, author of "The Next Jihad." He warns that Biden's policies in the Middle East are Obama 2.0, and "if you thought ISIS was bad, you haven't seen anything yet. We must keep our eyes on Iran."

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