Glenn Beck: Friendship with England done?



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GLENN: Opinion piece. The special relationship with the United States and England is over. We gave America years of unwavering support after September 11th and now look how Barack Obama's administration is repaying us. First, Obama declared that America was neutral over the sovereignty of the Falklands, ignoring the clear wishes of the island's populations. Second, his assistant Secretary of State Philip Crowley stubbed Britain by failing to use the proper name, instead, calling them the Malvinas. I don't know where Obama learned about diplomacy, but his stinks. I'm normally pro American, but Mr. Obama's seeming support for the Argentinian aggressors who have no legitimate claim over the Falklands is gratuitously offensive. So, from today I'm boycotting America as a tourist destination. This summer I'll be going to France, not California. Let me be clear, the writer writes, Let me be clear, I am not normally in favor of boycotts and I love the American people. I holiday in their country regularly and I hate the tedious snobby sneers against the United States, but the American people chose to elect an idiot who seems hell bent on insulting their allies and something must be done to stop Obama's reckless foreign policy before he does if dirty on his allies on every issue.

I have if I may reverse Michelle Obama's quote, I, in my life, have never been so ashamed of my country. I have never, ever wanted to go overseas and apologize for our country. We have I've always despised people who have done that. I despised it with anybody, any celebrity, anybody goes over and bad mouths our country, but I have to tell you, I may apologize tonight to the entire world because they watch us all around the world on FOX. I may apologize for our country because it is not the American people that think that England is not our ally. I don't know what the hell. We didn't vote for we didn't vote for a President to pee all over our allies and that is exactly what this President is doing. With Great Britain, geez, not only the Falklands but this is exactly what the President did with Jerusalem, with Jerusalem. He's not calling the his aids are not calling the Falklands the Falklands. They're calling it a different name, but what is what happened in Israel? What is his name, Brennan?

PAT: Yeah. John Brennan.

GLENN: John Brennan, he's giving this speech and he doesn't call Jerusalem Jerusalem. Why? Call it the Arab name.

VOICE: In my travels, the city I've come to love the most is Al Quds.

GLENN: Al Quds. Al Quds. That's the Arab name for Jerusalem. I mean, if you're a pissed off Arab, who is, like, we're going to destroy that is Al Quds. Okay. Good. Good. Good. We have sided against all of the bad guys with Israel and we are poking England in the eye every step of the way. Not only did we return the bust of Winston Churchill, a clear slap in the face. My gosh, I'm sorry, England, a clear slap in the face. What did we give

PAT: How about the movie set, the Blockbuster movie set.

GLENN: We gave as a gift, we gave movies that they can't even watch in the DVR's over there.

PAT: Gave them, like, Porky's and

STU: Porky's Revenge.

GLENN: Then we gave the queen an iPod with speeches that Obama gave. Who doesn't want that? Oh, geez. Thanks. The queen should have said, Do you know how many of you people I have seen come through and when I say you people, I mean you Presidents. All of you Presidents, you come and go. I've been here since World War II. Take your iPod and put it where the sun don't shine.

PAT: She listens to a lot of those speeches while jogging, I guess.

GLENN: She does. I can see her with ear buds in.

STU: To be fair, they are remixed. It has a beat, at least.

PAT: Yeah. So, when he says he's been to all 57 states in that one speech, it's got a beat behind it.

GLENN: Yeah. So, that's really, really cool. Then the Falklands. Then BP. What he's saying about threatening to even take over BP or seize their assets, when he even mentions anything at all like that, BP's stock goes through the floor. Well, that hurts the pensioners in England.

STU: And here, by the way. Widely held here, as well. So, thanks for that.

GLENN: You've got that going for us. And then with absolutely no sense of irony at all, they really think they're going to clean up these beaches, they're going to clean up this mess? Do you know how much money that's going to cost? Are you ready for this quote? Do you know how much money that's going to cost? Those are unfunded liabilities. We need a law to be passed to ensure that they will pay those unfunded liabilities because they don't have the money to pay for all of that.

PAT: I'm not getting the irony of that.

GLENN: You're not getting the irony?

PAT: No, huh uh, no.

GLENN: Isn't that amazing?

STU: The problem is there's a possibly that BP might pay. So, they don't understand that situation. There's a chance they actually could come through with the money.

GLENN: That's unbelievable. He's sending SWAT teams out, not meeting with their CEOs. I mean, Great Britain, we learned something here in America after the wall fell down, in Tanagra. I can't

PAT: I wonder how many people get that dorky Star Trek reference. Not many.

GLENN: I don't know. But wait. Later on I'm going to be talking to you about the lithium that they found in Afghanistan.

PAT: In Afghanistan.

GLENN: And how disappointed I was that it wasn't dilithium crystals, because we could have finally had those warp engines. I got up this morning and I heard you know. I'm just kind of waking up here, lithium. Did we find dilithium crystals in Afghanistan? I knew it! I knew it! Star Trek is real. But that's a different story.

PAT: Yeah. It turned out it wasn't dilithium.

GLENN: It was just lithium. So, good. We can make more batteries. Fantastic. Let's give it to the Chinese. I really think what we learned when the Berlin Wall fell and when we stopped having the Cold War is Russians were not afraid of us and we weren't afraid of them. We didn't want to kill them. They didn't want to kill us. The governments might have wanted to do that, but we didn't. The Palestinians, the Palestinians are no different than you and me. They just want to live and raise their children, but their government wants to kill people for power. Our government, Great Britain, Germany, who we're telling you to spend more money, you're the only people on the planet besides Zimbabwe that understands hyperinflation. You live through it and somehow or the other, you survived, barely, but you survived. You still have people walking around or being wheeled around that remember hyperinflation, remember what it led to, and we come over to you, the people who actually proposed the Versailles treaty, that started it all? We come back over to you and say, yeah, you've got to spend more money. I apologize. I'm sorry. I know the President has already apologized for the past American arrogance. I would like to apologize for his outrageous arrogance. You do what's right for your country. Spending money is a new America idea that is horrible and will lead to your destruction because it's going to lead to ours. Save yourself. England, it's not the American people that are doing this. We did not vote for somebody nobody represented this man as somebody who was going to pee all over the English. I mean, geez. You've got all of Europe those doing that to you. You don't need us, too. I apologize. It's outrageous Israel? We have no excuse. We have no excuse. But understand, those of us that didn't attend a church for 20 years that told us that the evil Jew was bad, those of us who paid attention when they found the reverend that talked about the evil Jew and we went, Hey, Hey, Hey, we should have listen to a guy on this evil Jew thing. That's a bad thing. Most Americans don't think of the evil Jew. We may not necessarily like all of your policies, we may think that you kind of screwed us here and there, but, do you know what? To each his own. We've done it to you. That's the way the world works, but we're not on the side of Hamas. We're not on the side of Iran. Some of us are beginning to believe maybe our leadership might be headed that direction. There seems to be oh, I don't know a wheelbarrow full of evidence but don't hold that against the American people. The American people I don't know if you've noticed, the American people are not being listened to either, by our own government.

STU: Sorry about that soccer tie, too, this weekend. I mean, the guy was

PAT: That I'm not sorry about.

STU: He should have had that save and we apologize for any short hops the ball may have taken.

GLENN: No. Do you know what? That's more insult. That's more insult. That's like going up to Canada and winning curling, kind of like, oh, can't you let us have curling? You guys don't even care. You hate it. I know, but we grabbed a broom and somehow or the other we beat you. That's American exceptionalism that our President denies.

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Countless leaders on the left are now arguing that removing President Donald Trump from office won't be enough — they're now calling for the president's "cult-like" supporters to be "deprogrammed." And it's not just fringe politicians.

During an appearance on "Real Time with Bill Maher" last week, former NBC anchor Katie Couric said, "The question is, how are we going to really almost deprogram these people who have signed up for the cult of Trump."

Former Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton and Democratic Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi questioned whether the nation needs "a 9/11-type commission" to determine whether President Trump was colluding with Russian President Vladimir Putin "the day that the insurgents invaded our Capitol." Clinton also made sure to include her favorite "deplorables" in her unsubstantiated conspiracy theory:

"But we now know that not just [Trump] but his enablers, his accomplices, his cult members, have the same disregard for democracy," Clinton said to Pelosi.

Washington Post columnist Eugene Robinson and New York Times Magazine's Nikole Hannah-Jones agreed that there is a need for "millions of Americans, almost all white, almost all Republicans" to be deprogrammed and punished, during an MSNBC interview last week.

Now, a story from the Washington Post is also preaching that narrative and even added that we need more restrictions for conservatives on social media and in the broadcast industry.

"So now we have to be deprogrammed? We've heard this over and over and over and over again, for months," said Glenn Beck on the radio program Tuesday. He read through the shocking details of the Washington Post op-ed and discussed the extraordinary dangers of the latest anti-conservative movement in America.

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As calls for censorship and restrictions against conservative voices get louder, Glenn Beck said he feels an "awesome responsibility" to speak, not the words he'd personally like to say, but those he believes the Lord would want him to share.

"It's an awesome responsibility, and one that I am not worthy of," Glenn said. "I want to say ... what He wants me to say. And I have to listen very carefully, because I feel the same way you do. But that will get us nowhere."

Glenn said it's time for Americans who are awake — not woke — to come together, no matter which side of the political aisle you're on, and stand with the truth.

"We are the Alamo, we will stand. But we desperately, desperately need you," Glenn said. "We need the people who are awake — not woke — awake. You may disagree with us. We are your allies, not your enemies. And if you will not stand with us in our hour of need, there will be no one left to stand with you in your hour of need. We must all come together, anyone who is awake."

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The incoming Biden administration plans to waste no time in overturning much of the progress achieved by President Donald Trump.

On his radio program Monday, Glenn Beck ran through 10 executive orders President Joe Biden plans to announce on "day one" of his time in office — including rejoining the Paris climate accord, canceling the Keystone pipeline, mask mandates on federal land and during interstate travel, and a proposed federal minimum wage of $15 an hour.

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Eric Weinstein, managing director of investment firm Thiel Capital and host of "The Portal" podcast, is not a conservative, but he says conservative and center-right-affiliated media are the only ones who will still allow oppositional voices.

On "The Glenn Beck Podcast" this week, Eric told Glenn that the center-left media, which "controls the official version of events for the country," once welcomed him, but that all changed about eight years ago when they started avoiding any kind of criticism by branding those who disagree with them as "alt-right, far-right, neo-Nazi, etc.," even if they are coming from the left side of the aisle. But their efforts to discredit critical opinions don't stop there. According to Eric, there is a strategy being employed to destroy our national culture and make sure Americans with opposing views do not come together.

"We're trifling with the disillusionment of our national culture. And our national culture is what animates the country. If we lose the culture, the documents will not save us," Eric said. "I have a very strongly strategic perspective, which is that you save things up for an emergency. Well, we're there now."

In the clip below, Eric explains why, after many requests over the last few years, he finally agreed to this podcast.

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