NAACP: Tea Party are racists

GLENN: The NAACP has adopted a resolution condemning racist elements in the tea party movement and calling on the movement's leaders to repudiate bigotry. Okay. First of all, I don't know who the movement's leaders are, do you? Do you know who the new movement's —

PAT: No.

GLENN: They always say that I am the movement's leader, I'm the leader of the tea party, which I am not the leader of the tea party.

PAT: I'd have to say that's Rick Santelli if anybody gets the title.

GLENN: What the press always says. The press always says that I'm the leader. So let me say it clearly. I repudiate bigotry. I think bigotry and racism is wrong. I think it is insidious. I think it is evil. I think squashing people because of the color of their skin and discounting the content of their character is evil. I think anybody who wants to squash someone, kill someone, silence someone because of the color of their skin is evil. I think anybody using race for politics and just to divide is evil. I have a very long record of saying since probably the 1990s that I can recall because after the 1990s, things get a little fuzzy for me. But I know I've been clear. Stu, as long as you have worked for me, have I not always said, do not use race as political because it discounts real racism and real true racism exists.

STU: Yes, you've been saying that for over a decade, as long as I've known you.

GLENN: Okay. So I've been saying it over and over again. So in case anyone believes that I am the tea party leader, which I am not, there you go, NAACP. I repudiate bigotry.

I also repudiate any kind of bigotry that happens in all organizations. It doesn't matter. Again I look to the content of character, not the color of skin. I do not believe that racism is a white man's problem or a black man's problem or a Hispanic problem. Racism is a human problem. I believe those may be the words of Martin Luther King. So we all have some soul searching to do on how we use race, how we view people of different color and why we have that stupid barrier in our head.

Now, here is what the president of the NAACP said. His name is Ben Jealous. Take a deep breath and listen to this.

JELOUS: Sell the bigots and racists in your ranks or take full responsibility for all of their actions. We will no longer allow you to hide like cowards behind signs that say lynch our president or anyone else! Sarah Palin says let's party like it's 1776. My white daddy would say be careful what you wish for because 18th century, Sarah, wasn't good for nobody, even folks like you.

PAT: Hmmm. That seems to be when the U.S. Constitution came forth, and I thought that was good for —

GLENN: That was independence.

PAT: — several hundred million of us.

GLENN: It's for the whole world. It changed the entire world. It pulled the entire world in a different direction. So I'm sorry about that. Could we take those, could we take that from the top, please, and get ready to stop it. Go ahead.

JELOUS: Sell the bigots and racists in your ranks or take full responsibility for all of their actions.

GLENN: Stop. I would just like to say that I don't take responsibility. As I explained on last night's program, I don't take responsibility for anyone else's actions, nor can I. I also don't take responsibility for anyone else's salvation, nor can I. I believe in individual rights. I don't take responsibility for my father's actions. I don't take responsibility for my children's actions when they are of age. I take responsibility for my children's actions as they are under my care and under my supervision. Beyond that — and I don't expect anyone to hold my children responsible for my actions. My actions are my actions.

You also probably don't want to play that game because the Black Panthers are currently folding under your umbrella.

PAT: That's what —

GLENN: They are folding under — you've got radicals folding under everybody's umbrella on the right. You don't want to do that because, are you going to take responsibility for everything every member of the NAACP does, or every member that just comes, every person that just comes and aligns themselves with the NAACP? That's insane. No one would do that. No one should do that. You are a very diverse group. The tea party has no formal structure or membership. I've got somebody who goes into a tea party and they're a crazy man? I'm sorry. What, do I revoke their card that doesn't exist? I cancel their membership that they don't sign up for? How do — that doesn't make any sense whatsoever. All anyone can do is be responsible for themselves.

See, we don't believe in progressivism. I don't believe in progressivism. I'm not responsible for my brother. I am going to help my brother everywhere — every way I can, but I can't give him collective salvation. I can't also stop him from being an idiot.

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VOICE: We will no longer allow you to hide like cowards!

GLENN: Okay, stop. Were they — are they at a baseball stadium?

STU: This is at the all star game last night.

GLENN: Really? All of a sudden the organ starts.

PAT: A little organ accent always increases the enjoyment.

GLENN: He says, we're not going to let these cowards hide behind signs anymore. Could you please ask the ACORN people to put the signs down then?

PAT: SEIU?

GLENN: Could you ask, yeah, SEIU to put the signs down?

PAT: Illegal immigrants at rallies all over America?

GLENN: Put the signs down. You are not going to let us hide behind signs? I have to tell you, America, stop carrying signs. You should stop carrying signs. Did you see Martin Luther King carrying signs? No. They marched arm in arm. Your very presence makes the difference. Your unity makes the difference. The view that America must have is peaceful Americans, good God fearing decent, white, black, brown Americans standing shoulder to shoulder locked in arms, unmovable. That is the image. Not the signs. Put the signs down. Their signs are all Astroturf. Their signs are all printed by union members. It's very carefully crafted because they understand how the media can use signs. You can have a sea of half a million people. There can be signs, there can be 499,000 signs that all say, we love the Earth, we love everyone, we all want to get along. And there can be one where the O in one of the words has a little Hitler moustache and that's the only one that will be shown. And I know I know they have signs. And when I say they, I mean the left. All you have to do is look at the crazy people at the G 20. I don't know how many times I've seen, you know, Cindy Sheehan rallies that had Bush as Hitler. Don't talk to me about the signs. Don't preach to me about the signs. But I will ask my listeners to reconsider because you're being set up. And I've told you this for a while. You are being set up. By this time next week you will understand, I hope, you'll understand what the plan is. Once you see their game plan, I found their game plan. It's an old plan. I found it. We're having a meeting this afternoon. All of us are getting together and I'm taking everybody through the scenario and then we're going to put it together for you because I read this game plan the other day and I thought, my gosh, this is it. This is exactly what they are doing. It's been laid out a long time ago. And as I read that darn thing, I think, I can take news stories, news clips and audio from people and they are all people that would understand this scenario and understand this plan. I can put it and lay it all out and I can show where it's being done. You are being set up. Don't play into their game.

You know what Andy Stern said? 2004. We have a clip of this tonight on television. Andy Stern, the most frequent visitor to the White House. He said the civil rights — I'm paraphrasing here: Civil rights, that wasn't Martin Luther King. Martin Luther King couldn't have gotten it done. It was the Black Panthers that got it done. Because you needed the civil unrest. You needed the "Die pigs" to be able to drive people into Martin Luther King's arms.

Do you understand that? What did I tell you about two months ago? I said that when Van Jones said at America's future now, you've got to do the things that you've got to do to be able to force this president to do the things he knows are right. What did I tell you? They are going to get into the streets and they are going to start stirring it up. They are going to start causing problems. They need civil unrest. Why would anarchists and communists want civil unrest? How does that help? Because it drives people into the arms of the, quote, liberator. Martin Luther King, the reason why they are so angry that I am going to give a speech on 8/28 at the same place that Martin Luther King gave the speech is because they believe I'm trying to coopt Martin Luther King. No. I am just trying to say Martin Luther King's dream is not done. It's not complete. And we're going in the wrong direction. We're going to content of skin, color of skin, not content of character. Wrong direction, gang. Well, the reason why they are angry about that is because they need Martin Luther King. Because I believe — and maybe it's Barack Obama, but somebody on the left is going to appear as the Martin Luther King, and these racists in the Panthers and the communist anarchists are going to be driving people into somebody that will protect him and he will say, I always wanted peace, I always just wanted us to get along, that's it. Come to me; I'll make it all stop for you.

That's why nothing has felt right. Everything — you watch the news and everything feels like a script. Why is the NAACP doing this on the tea parties? The tea parties haven't gotten bigger in the last year. Why now is the NAACP doing this? Why was Michelle Obama at this event? Why was she there? Why did they announce it at the same time? Why is the panther thing happening at the same time the NAACP? You are being set up. It's a script! It's a script. And if you know what they are trying to go for, they lose. And I know exactly where they are going and I know exactly what plan they are following, I know exactly what they want you to do. Please, you tell everyone you know. You fall to your knees and you pray to God. You get back into church and you demand that your pastor starts talking about individual liberty, individual freedom, individual salvation and redemption. To quote the pope, Pope Benedict: When government ever starts to wander into redemptive policies, it is not divine. It is demonic. That is the current pope. It is not divine. It is demonic. You get to your church. You pray. You ask God. You ask God for forgiveness and protection. You ask God for guidance and if God's telling you to go kill somebody, that ain't God telling you that. You don't do anything violent because that's what they want, that's what they need. That's what they need. You don't divide. You embrace. You stand strong on principles. You say this is wrong, period. We are going in the wrong direction, period, and here's why. But you don't do it to divide. You certainly don't ever throw anything racist out because that's not — I mean, if that's who you are, then you are in the wrong ranks. You weed out every racist you can. You weed out everybody that is just doing it for politics and you don't stand by them. Those people will destroy themselves. We, on the other hand, are going to restore man's freedom. I shouldn't say it that way. Restore our Constitution. Man has never truly been free in this country. In the first century blacks weren't free. Chinese weren't free. Irish weren't free. The second half of this country, no man has been free because we've been progressive.

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On the radio program Tuesday, Glenn Beck broke down today's inflation, explaining what it is and giving proof that those at the top — politicians and world elite — continue to take advantage of our declining economy to advance their own agenda. He also revealed how a recent decision by Citibank and powerful investment management company, BlackRock, not only puts the U.S. further behind but also allows for China to gain worldwide control.

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For the first time in the history of "The Glenn Beck Program," former President Donald Trump joined Glenn to give his take on America's direction under President Joe Biden compared to his own administration. He explained why Biden's horrific Afghanistan withdrawal was "not even a little bit" like his plan, and why he thinks it was "the most embarrassing event in the history of our country."

Plus, the former president gave his opinion on China's potential takeover of Bagram Air Base, the Pakistani Prime Minister, and Gen. Mark A. Milley, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.

Glenn asked President Trump how similar the Biden administration's withdrawal from Afghanistan was to his administration's plan.

"Not even a little bit," Trump answered. "We had a great plan, but it was a very tenuous plan. It was based on many conditions. For instance, you can't kill American soldiers. ... You have to understand, I did want to get out. But I wanted to get out with dignity, and I wanted to take our equipment out. And I didn't want soldiers killed. ... What [Biden] did was just indefensible. He took the military out first and he left all the people. And then we became beggars to get the people out. I had a plan to get them out very quickly. But first, the Americans would go out."

Trump told Glenn that his plan included maintaining Bagram Air Base and explained why he would not have left "a single nail" behind in Afghanistan for the Taliban to seize.

"We were going to keep Bagram open," he explained. "We were never going to close that because, frankly, Bagram is more about China than it is about Afghanistan. It was practically on the other border of China. And now we've lost that. And you know who is taking it over? China is taking it over. We spend $10 billion to build that base. It's got the longest, most powerful runways in the world. And China has now got its representatives there and it looks like they'll take it over. Glenn, it's not believable what's happened. You know, they have Apache helicopters. These are really expensive weapons, and they have 28 of them. And they're brand-new. The latest model."

Glenn mentioned recent reports that Gen. Milley, America's top military officer, made "secret phone calls" to his counterpart in China while President Trump was in office.

"I learned early on that he was a dope," Trump said of Gen. Milley. "He made a statement to me — and I guarantee that's what happened to Biden — because I said, 'We're getting out of Afghanistan. We have to do it.' And I said, 'I want every nail. I want every screw. I want every bolt. I want every plane. I want every tank. I want it all out, down to the nails, screws, bolts ... I want every single thing. And he said, 'Sir, it's cheaper to leave it than it is to bring it.'

"The airplane might have cost $40 million, $50 million ... millions and millions of dollars. So, you think it's cheaper to leave it than to have 200 pilots fly over and fly all the equipment out? ... I said, you've got to be nuts. I mean, give me a tank of gas and a pilot and I just picked up a $40 million-dollar airplane. It was amazing. So, I learned early that this guy is a dope. But what he did, is he hurt our country ... and he shouldn't have been allowed to do it. And bad things should happen to him."

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In a shocking but underreported conversation ahead of the G7 Speakers' meeting in London last week, Democratic House Speaker Nancy Pelosi admitted that the administration knows China is committing "genocide" against the Uyghurs in the Xinjiang region, but thinks working with the regime on climate change is more important.

On the radio program, an outraged Glenn Beck dissected Pelosi's speech and broke down how — along with the Biden administration's abandonment of Americans in Afghanistan, and the Democrat decision to follow measures of medical "equity" — the far left is revealing how little they really care about human life.

Glenn played a video clip of Pelosi making the following statement:

We've always felt connected to China, but with their military aggression in the South China Sea, with their continuation of genocide with the Uyghurs in Xinjiang province there, with their violation of the cultural, linguistic, religious priority of Tibet, with their suppression of democracy in Hong Kong and other parts of China, as well – they're just getting worse in terms of suppression, and freedom of speech. So, human rights, security, economically [sic].

Having said all of that ... we have to work together on climate. Climate is an overriding issue and China is the leading emitter in the world, the U.S. too and developed world too, but we must work together.

"We have Nancy Pelosi admitting the United States of America knows that they're not only committing [genocide], they're continuing to commit it. Which means, we've known for a while," Glenn noted. "And what does she say? She goes on to say, yes, they're committing genocide against the Uyghurs, but having said that, I'm quoting, 'the overriding issue,' is working together on climate change.

"Would we have worked with Hitler on climate change? Would we have worked with Hitler on developing the bomb? Would we have worked with Hitler on developing the Autobahn? Would we have worked with Hitler on his socialized medicine? Would we have worked with Hitler on any of his national, socialist ideas?" he asked.

"The answer is no. No. When you're committing genocide, no! She said 'we have to work together on climate,' because climate is the 'overriding issue.' The overriding issue? There is no way to describe this mindset. That, yes, they are killing an entire group of people because of their ethnicity or religion. They are systematically rounding them up, using them for slave labor, and killing them, using their organs and selling them on the open market. They are nothing more than cattle. For us to recognize it and do nothing about it is bad enough. But to say, 'we recognize it, but we have bigger things to talk to them about,' is a horror show."

Glenn went on to urge Americans to "stand up together in love, peace, and harmony," or risk watching our nation become the worst plague on human life yet.

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The fall of Lehman Brothers in 2008 marked the largest bankruptcy filing in U.S. history and economic collapse was felt throughout the world. But now China's own version of Lehman Brothers, Evergrande, is teetering closer and closer to that edge, too. On the radio program Thursday, Glenn Beck gave the latest update and predicted how it will affect Asian markets and what it could mean for America's economy.

Glenn explained why he believes a major collapse that is happening now in China will have a cascading effect into a "controlled collapse," a managed decline that will dramatically change America's economy and the way we all live.

"You will not recognize your lifestyle. Hear me," Glenn warned. "And that's not a right-left thing. That's a right-wrong thing. We're on the wrong track. I'm telling you now, there's new information and you are not going to recognize the American lifestyle. ... It could happen tomorrow. It could happen in five years from now, but it will happen. We are headed for a very different country. One where you don't have the rights that you have. And you certainly don't have the economic privileges that Americans are used to."

"The same thing that happened in 2008 is now happening in China," Glenn continued. "This time, it's going to take everything down. When it collapses, it will take everything down."

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