Glenn Beck: Hayworth self destructs

JD Hayworth Infomercial: Free money! You never have to pay it back!

VOICE: And, now, time for Glenn Beck's amazing predictions update.

STU: And yes, Glenn, if you remember last week, late last week after hearing the J. D. Hayworth infomercial audio --

GLENN: Hang on. Do we have the J. D. Hayworth infomercial audio, because it just doesn't get any better than this? Here's a guy who is running as a different kind of politician in Arizona and, boy, boy, do I wish it were true because I think this audience know how I feel about John McCain, but to replace John McCain, a guy, a devil you already know and he's a devil, with a guy that you're going, well, wait a minute.

STU: Not the devil. A devil. Just want to make sure.

GLENN: No. The devil is located somewhere else. Here is J. D. Hayworth in a commercial that he did.

VOICE: $80,000 in grant money and I don't have to pay it back.

VOICE: We award this grant for up to $1.3 million. Is we don't have to pay any of it back.

VOICE: How much money -- I mean, did I hear right, billions?

VOICE: Hundreds of billions.

VOICE: Hundreds of billions of dollars. Wow. Forgive me if I sound like a sceptic, because that's a lot of money. Sounds too good to ve true. Is it for real?

VOICE: It is for real. Now, I understand the skepticism in part because President Reagan used to say the greatest contradiction ever uttered was, I'm from the Government and I'm here to help. But I'm --

GLENN: (Laughter.)

VOICE: This is really true. About 25 years ago a decision made to get money in the hands of the American people and we talk about it as if it's free money. Let me remind you, it's not free money. It's your money.

GLENN: Oh.

VOICE: It's money you've already surrendered to the government in terms of taxation.

GLENN: Oh. Okay. Stop, stop, stop. So, the guy who in this infomercial says, I just got a million and a half dollars from the Federal Government and the best part is I don't have to pay it back, he had given a million and a half dollars in taxes?

STU: Yes. He's a multi billionaire who had paid --

GLENN: That's fantastic. So, what was my prediction last week?

STU: You may or may not have predicted the end of his political career after this infomercial was uttered.

GLENN: No. I do believe I did say -- I said his career is over. I'm declaring his career over.

STU: Yes. And the first poll taken after this infomercial popped its ugly head up has John McCain leading J. D. Hayworth, 52 to 29, a 23-point lead and this had been a close race up until about that point.

GLENN: So, J. D. Hayworth now is going to do the honorable thing -- if he were, indeed, a different individual, he would do the honorable thing and stick to his story that he did nothing wrong. So --

STU: Well --

GLENN: That's what he's going to do.

STU: No.

GLENN: Here's what J. D. Hayworth will not do

STU: Okay.

GLENN: He will not come out and defend what he did. He's already done that. He'll not come out and defend what he did in this ad and then, when he starts to see the poll numbers get soft, he will not come out and say, You know what? Look. I do need to apologize for this. It was wrong of me and here's my wife and she's standing by me.

STU: Well, unfortunately he released a statement on the ad, a new one. This is not the first one which basically did sort of defend it. The second one said, I believe this to be a rep table firm but I did not completely check out the organization. As a former broadcaster, I often made ads for clients but I regress my association with this firm.

GLENN: I don't have a problem with his association with this firm. Do you have a -- do you have a problem with the firm? Is there something going on with the firm?

STU: There may be. I don't know.

GLENN: I mean, I think the problem here, J. D. Is you're, like, get some of this cash.

STU: Yeah.

GLENN: Get some of this free money!

Stu: It's not them taking free money in some different, unethical form. It's the idea that taking the free money in the first place is the problem.

PAT: We'll take the taxpayers for hundreds of billions of dollars month after month after month, from my one-bedroom apartment, and you can, too. Never pay it back.

GLENN: This guy is -- this is great.

PAT: This is great.

GLENN: This is great. You've got a guy who says he's going to cut down the deficit and he's going to be different in Washington. You're right. That would be different. To make an infomercial saying how you can take people's money in taxes, instead of cutting the budget, here's the infomercial I would -- and I believe, Arizona, this is what you are hoping you would get in a candidate.

So, is this true, Congressman? Yeah. Unfortunately it is and that's why I'm going to Washington, because I'm going to shut all these damn programs down.

PAT: Uh-huh.

GLENN: Congressman, that's not really helping our infomercial.

STU: But the free book is great.

GLENN: I didn't -- look. You know, nobody can know -- you know, when you're doing a commercial for somebody, you've got to be careful. We do our due diligence here, but there's -- I can't know everything about every company. You can't be held responsible for everything that's happening in every company. I make a deal with everybody I take. If you screw my listeners, if you screw them, I am going to turn on you so hard and I will -- not only will I cancel, I will also expose you and we've never had one, because they all know before they have that meeting with me, they're warned. Okay. Glenn's going to give you a warning and you might want to -- you know. And they do. And we have -- that's why we have great clients. That's why we have people that have -- the people that I endorse have been with me for a very long time, because we have a very clear understanding. I'm not going to screw them. They're not going to screw you. And that's the deal. But can a company go bad? Sure. But that's not what we're talking about here, now, is it? Is that what we're talking about? We're talking about a guy who -- I don't care if he did a commercial with somebody. It's what the commercial was selling.

STU: It's not this specific dealer of free government grant books. It's the idea that the free government grant books get your free money and never have to pay it back is a bad concept if you're supposed to be some guy who's fiscally conservative.

GLENN: That's like me saying, Do you know what? Do you know what the biggest problem is in America is? Hookers. Hookers. And everybody knows the biggest problems are hookers and prostitutes and I'm a different kind of guy. I'm going to go and I'm going to clean those hookers up and then you're watching at 2:00 o'clock in the morning and you see an ad, Get your hookers. You can get all these hookers for free. It sounds crazy. Is that crazy, Congressman? Well, I know it sounds crazy, but it's true. Free hookers. All you have to do is call this number for all these free hookers. What? Call now and get a free hooker tote bag.

So, I'm sorry to say that prediction is coming true. Of course, he -- you know, I guess he could come out with something else. What else could he try? What else have these weasely politicians tried?

PAT: He could sell tiny classified ads out of his one-bedroom apartment. He could try that.

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Apparel company The North Face recently stated that it would no longer make jackets for oil and gas companies because it doesn't want to be associated with the fossil fuel industry. In response, Colorado-based oil and gas company Liberty Oilfield Services rented full billboard ads to remind The North Face of the truth: "Globally, 60% of all clothing fibers are made out of oil and gas. For North Face, it is likely 90% or more."

Liberty CEO Chris Wright joined Glenn Beck on the radio program Tuesday to discuss just how much of our economy — beyond outdoor apparel and energy — wouldn't exist in a world without fossil fuels. And he warns that many companies are now deeming this truth to be "controversial."

"I have been for years, trying to get a real, honest dialogue about energy going," Chris told Glenn. "So we took this opportunity to point out that North Face jackets are ... almost completely made out of oil and gas. How can you choose not to associate with the essential material your equipment [is] made out of? So we put a billboard up ... the billboard says, 'That North Face puffer looks good on you. And it was made from fossil fuels.'"

"Most billboard companies did not want to run that billboard. They thought it was controversial," he added. "And Facebook put a hold on our brief video just saying the jacket looks good, this is what it's made out of. In today's world, that is controversial."

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During a lecture at the Yale School of Medicine's Child Study Center, a New York City-based psychiatrist told students and faculty that she fantasizes about "unloading a revolver into the head of any white person that got in my way," among several other shockingly race-hating statements.

In April, Dr. Aruna Khilanani — a New York-based forensic psychiatrist and psychoanalyst — delivered the talk called "The Psychopathic Problem of the White Mind" virtually as part of the Yale School of Medicine's "Child Study Center Grand Rounds," a lecture program for "trainees in child psychiatry, psychology, and social work, faculty, clinicians, and scientists."

On the radio program Monday, Glenn Beck shared several quotes from an audio recording of the lecture provided by Bari Weiss, a former opinion writer and editor for the New York Times.

Here are a few of Khilanani's statements from the audio:

  • "This is the cost of talking to white people at all. The cost of your own life, as they suck you dry. There are no good apples out there. White people make my blood boil."
  • "I had fantasies of unloading a revolver into the head of any white person that got in my way, burying their body, and wiping my bloody hands as I walked away relatively guiltless with a bounce in my step. Like I did the world a f***ing favor."
  • "White people are out of their minds. And they have been for a long time."
  • "White people feel that we are bullying them when we bring up race. They feel that we should be thanking them for all that they have done for us. They are confused, and so are we. We keep forgetting that directly talking about race is a waste of our breath."
  • "We are asking a demented, violent predator who thinks that they are a saint or a superhero, to accept responsibility. It ain't gonna happen. They have five holes in their brain. It's like banging your head against a brick wall. It's just like sort of not a good idea."

"We must take a stand. We must speak out, because this is evil," Glenn said in response to Khilanani's shocking lecture. "I don't care who you voted for, you know this is evil."

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The prices of our houses and food are already rising fast, but they will skyrocket to record highs if we don't fix the problem soon. So what's causing the inflation?

On the radio program this week, Glenn Beck said he doesn't believe it's the fault of our loggers, farmers, or truckers — many of them are really struggling. But the big corporations that control these industries are making record profits, all while the Biden administration is making some very odd decisions that could make the crises even worse.

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The crisis at the border continues to worsen, with the U.S. Border Patrol recently releasing some shocking statistics that illuminate just how bad the situation has become. But Texas Governor Greg Abbott (R) is doing everything he can to prevent any additional unlawful crossings into the Lone Star State.

Abbott joined Glenn Beck on the radio program Wednesday to describe recent action he has taken to ensure that those who do cross into Texas illegally know they came to the "wrong state."

After noting that both President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris "have completely abandoned post as it concerns the Texas border," Abbott explained how "Texas is stepping up" to combat the flood of dangerous gangs and cartels, human traffickers and drugs he says are pouring into border communities.

"Beginning in March, I deployed a thousand Texas Department of Public Safety officers to the border. I deployed the National Guard to the border. And they made well over a thousand arrests of some of these criminals we talked about. They've apprehended more than 33,000 illegal immigrants coming across the border." Abbott said. "But because of the way the Biden administration has abandoned the border, we are now elevating our game. What I did yesterday, in response to more than a dozen counties along the border ... I granted their request for a disaster declaration," he added.

Abbott went on to describe how his disaster declaration gives Texas the authority to toughen penalties for lawbreakers, including criminal trespassing, smuggling, and human trafficking.

"We're going to begin arresting everybody coming across the border and charging them with criminal trespass and putting them in jail. They are coming in here, thinking they'll get the Biden free-ride, and go wherever they want to go. Not in the state of Texas. We'll start arresting them right and left, and putting them behind bars, and saying they came in to the wrong state."

Asked by Glenn if he is prepared for the inevitable "media onslaught", Abbott simply answered, "We're prepared to see a reduction in the number of people coming across the border — because Texas is enforcing the law, period."

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