Glenn Beck: NASA's new mission -- make Muslim countries 'feel good'

GLENN: From high above Times Square in Midtown Manhattan, third most listened to show in all of America. My name is Glenn Beck. So I have to play some amazing audio here of the new chief of NASA. Okay, the space exploration, whatever. Let's make NASA's main, main mission to make Muslim countries feel good — I'm quoting — feel good about themselves and their contribution in history to math and science. Here is the chief of NASA.

VOICE: Charged me with three things. One is he wanted me to help reinspire children to get into science and math. He wanted me to expand our international relationships and third and perhaps foremost, he wanted me to find a way to reach out to the Muslim world and engage much more with dominantly Muslim nations, to help them feel good about their historic contribution to science and engineering.

PAT: Wow. Gosh, that's —

GLENN: Wow.

PAT: That's the charge given to Charles Bolden by the president of the United States for the NASA mission.

GLENN: That's the most condescending thing I've ever heard.

PAT: Foremost.

GLENN: Foremost.

PAT: That was his foremost mission.

GLENN: But imagine how condescending that is to say that NASA's going to go over and say, look who's been smart in the past, look what you've done. Who can take an abacus and turn it upside down? You can. I mean, that is the most condescending thing I've ever heard. Make them feel good about their history. And isn't that so very progressive. Make them feel good. That's the charge of NASA? That's what we're doing with NASA money?

PAT: Well, what would you do with NASA? I mean, you don't — you know, it's a space program. What are you going to do?

GLENN: You've already been to space.

PAT: You're not going to go to space.

GLENN: We've already been to space.

PAT: We've been to the moon.

GLENN: If that's your charge, shut NASA down.

PAT: Yep.

GLENN: If that's your charge, shut it down. You know there are some things that only the government can do because it is so big of a charge, such a huge charge. I no longer think that NASA is the only one that can go to space because we've seen it with the X rocket. You can do it. So NASA's looking for a new mission. If that is the new mission of NASA, I don't even know what that has to do with space. Shut it down.

PAT: No, because they are also doing global warming. So it's the Muslim outreach.

GLENN: Oh.

PAT: And you are doing the climate change, too. So —

GLENN: We have Darrell Clegg Washington on the phone now.

KLEGWORTH: Darrell Klegworth.

GLENN: Klegworth?

KLEGWORTH: Yes. I'm the associate director of Glenn Beck Obama research outreach.

GLENN: Wait. I didn't know we had one of those. What is this?

KLEGWORTH: The Glenn Beck coalition to outreach to Obama's force.

PAT: What?

GLENN: The Obama outreach?

KLEGWORTH: Yes.

GLENN: We're reaching out to Obama supporters?

KLEGWORTH: We are. We believe that it's important for many of the listeners out there who have voted for Barack Obama but might listen to Glenn Beck to know that they're excellent at math.

PAT: Really?

KLEGWORTH: They're excellent at —

GLENN: How is — I didn't — first of all —

PAT: How do we even know they are excellent at math?

KLEGWORTH: They are fantastic at it. Have you ever met these people?

GLENN: Hang on just a second. No, I haven't and I — I mean, first of all, they are probably not listening to us.

KLEGWORTH: Very important to reach out to them. They are listening very closely. A lot of people seem alienated by the fact that you bring up all of Obama's faults and his connections to nefarious people.

GLENN: Right, but I don't —

KLEGWORTH: But they really need to come along to the Glenn Beck business and to be customers and listeners of yours for years to come is to realize that we understand here at the Glenn Beck program that they know their times tables. They have studied both long and short division.

GLENN: Hang on just a second. I don't think this is what — I mean, they don't —

KLEGWORTH: But really —

GLENN: It's not like they have a misunderstanding of where I stand on math with them.

KLEGWORTH: They do. Think about this. Do they know that you know that they're special? They're special people. Do they know —

GLENN: I think that might be a little condescending.

KLEGWORTH: Do they know that you know that they — if passed with cooking and appetizer, it will likely come out fairly well. Do they know that about you?

GLENN: That I know that they can cook appetizers?

KLEGWORTH: They can cook, when you cook —

GLENN: I'm not sure all of them can.

KLEGWORTH: Well, that's not really important. That's important is that they know that you know that they can cook up a wonderful spinach and artichoke dip.

PAT: So this is all about making them feel important or —

KLEGWORTH: We want to be sure that they feel good about their ability to look bruschetta.

GLENN: Let me just take this out of the real world here.

PAT: Weird.

GLENN: You know, with our associate director of Obama voter outreach.

KLEGWORTH: Yes.

GLENN: And let's use a hypothetical situation.

KLEGWORTH: Hypothetical.

GLENN: Okay. Let's say a group of people hated you because they thought that you were oppressing the rest of the world, that you were the Antichrist, the literal Antichrist, okay?

KLEGWORTH: Sure.

GLENN: They hated your way of life, they hated your religion, and it was deep. I mean, it was generational. If I said to them, hey, you're good at math and science, I don't think that's going to make a difference.

STU: Well, that could ring a little hollow. But if you were to also say you're good at social studies.

PAT: Oh.

KLEGWORTH: You're good at gym. You guys are fantastic at dodge ball and pickle ball you're at least adequate.

PAT: I don't think Obama supporters are good at dodge ball. I don't think they even play it.

KLEGWORTH: How do you know that?

PAT: Well, because it's dangerous.

KLEGWORTH: It is a little dangerous. Maybe we should ban that.

GLENN: But wait a minute, wait a minute. What if we tell them that they can play it even though it's dangerous; that's how good they are?

PAT: Ah.

GLENN: It's not dangerous for them.

PAT: Hmmm, that might be good.

KLEGWORTH: That's pretty good.

PAT: You like that?

KLEGWORTH: I like that.

PAT: I mean, you are the outreach guy.

KLEGWORTH: I am.

GLENN: You go out and keep that outreach.

PAT: Make that happen.

GLENN: I think new Obama supporters are going to start coming, watching and listening to the show every day with this kind of —

KLEGWORTH: It's important to focus on this, Glenn. Like, for example, we have started an outreach program directly to Sean Penn and we said, "I am Sam" was adequate. You did a good job in that movie. It was a good job of acting. It wasn't —

PAT: Have you seen I am Sam?

KLEGWORTH: No, no, of course not.

PAT: Nobody did, but you just want to make him feel good about his performance.

GLENN: But I don't think that's going to make him a fan of me or even a supporter or even tolerate me.

KLEGWORTH: Well, it's certainly not believable if you tell him he is good at math because there's no way Sean Penn has come to addition in a good way.

President Donald Trump's performance at last night's final presidential debate was "brilliant" and "the best he's ever done," Glenn Beck said on the radio program Friday.

Glenn described the moments he thought President Trump came across as "sincere," "kind," and "well-informed," as well as Joe Biden's biggest downfalls for of the night — from his big statement on wanting to eliminate the oil industry to his unsurprising gaffes as the debate neared the end. But, the question remains: was Trump's "brilliant performance" enough to win the election?

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This is a moment "Cynical Theories" author James Lindsay probably hoped would never come. The liberal mathematician and host of the "New Discourses Podcast" recently came out as "unhappily" voting Republican, including for President Donald Trump, because the Democratic Party is now being controlled by a far-left movement that seeks to destroy our country and the U.S. Constitution.

He joined Glenn Beck on the radio program Thursday to explain why this election isn't "Trump versus Biden." It's Trump versus a "movement that wants to tear apart American society at its very foundation." Lindsay warned that if it isn't stopped, the left can toss out our rights by rewriting the Constitution — or abolishing it altogether.

"A lot of people don't understand what's happening with the election we have right now," he said. "They think it's a choice between Donald Trump and Joe Biden. And at the surface level, of course, it is. We're voting for each candidate to be duly put into the office of president. But that's not what we really have going on. We have, in Donald Trump, a man who's going to govern as we've all seen — the way he feels like he's going to govern. And we have in Joe Biden, a man captured by a movement that wants to tear apart the American society at its very foundation."

Lindsay noted the popular leftist narratives that call to "abolish anything they don't like," which now includes the U.S. Constitution. He added that "this is the movement that is controlling the Democratic Party."

"It is my belief, that there has been a largely effective kind of silent coup of the Democratic Party, that's turned it completely under the control of this movement. And that's what we're going to be electing with Joe Biden. So I can't do it," he said.

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Tonight at 9 p.m. ET, 8 p.m. CT, Glenn Beck goes straight to the source of the biggest story in the country with Mayor Rudy Giuliani, who takes us directly into Hunter Biden's alleged laptop.

Despite Big Tech's attempts to squash this story, there should be a mad scramble in the media to get to the bottom of major corruption allegations, but they're willfully ignoring it. However, this is not just a story about Hunter Biden. This is all about Joe Biden. It's a story Glenn has been investigating for over a year that traces back to Ukraine and China. It goes directly to the root of corruption within our political system: How politicians use their family members to enrich the entire clan and sell out their country. While the media looks the other way, Glenn asks Mayor Giuliani to show us the evidence. Giuliani details the chain of possession of the laptop and reveals news that he only had possession of the laptop days before the New York Post story broke. He says, "I reported this the day after I saw it."

He also drops a major bombshell on the show and says Big Tech doesn't want you to see evidence that "establishes with texts, documents, contracts" that "Joe Biden was a 10% partner with a Chinese communist … and there are witnesses that will come forward and testify to it."

Big Tech censorship is out of control. So to watch tonight's explosive episode of Glenn TV, you must be a BlazeTV subscriber. Because Big Tech is doing whatever it can to limit free speech, we're offering our most important discount on BlazeTV ever. Use promo code GLENN to get $30 off a one-year subscription, so you'll have 24/7 access to news and entertainment completely free of biased "fact-checks" and censorship.

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The Senate Judiciary Committee was set to vote on subpoenas to compel Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey and Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg to testify on alleged censorship and bias across their platforms. But that all changed when Republican committee members "expressed reservation about the maneuver," Politico reports.

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas), who chairs Judiciary's Subcommittee on the Constitution, was definitely not one of the committee members with cold feet. On the radio program Tuesday, he told Glenn Beck that he's fighting "vociferously" to ensure Dorsey and others testify before the November 3rd election.

"Jack Dorsey and Mark Zuckerberg are both going to testify. They're are going to testify in person. They're going to testify before Election Day. That's what I think should happen," Cruz said. "That's what I'm fighting vociferously to happen. Right now, the companies are negotiating with the chairman's office to discuss terms to come voluntarily. I don't give a damn whether they come voluntarily or under subpoena. They need to testify in person and answer questions for the American people about why they are trying to steal this election, to suppress the free speech, and to censor the press."

The subpoenas would require Big Tech leaders to testify on the alleged "suppression and/or censorship" of two consecutive blockbuster stories from the New York Post. The first story was about emails that allegedly came from Hunter Biden's computer which are currently being investigated by the FBI, and the second was based on additional emails that allegedly showed communist China directly offering millions of dollars to then-Vice President Joe Biden.

"Big Tech stepped in, and they've done something they've never done before," Cruz explained. "We know that Big Tech has been censoring individual conservatives, trying to suppress conservative speech. But the step they took here is, they blocked if any individual user tried to share either of the New York Post stories, [they] were blocked ... Sharing a news story, from a major media outlet is part of democracy, part of free speech. And not only that, they blocked the New York Post itself. Right now, today, the New York Post is not being allowed to post its own damn stories on corruption. This is ridiculous. It's a threshold that's never been crossed before, of Silicon Valley oligarchs declaring the authority to determine what the press is allowed to report, and who is allowed to see it."

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