Glenn Beck: Context matters

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GLENN: Here's Shirley yesterday on CNN.

VOICE: I had at least three calls, telling me the White House wanted me to resign.

VOICE: So the pressure came from the White House.

VOICE: And the last one asked me to pullover to the side of the road and do it and that's exactly what I did.

VOICE: Are you willing to name names?

VOICE: Oh I can tell you that was Cheryl Cook, the deputy undersecretary. She called me and I said "Cheryl, I've got a 3 1/2 hour ride to get into Athens," she called a second time and I said I'm just getting through Atlanta. She called me again and I said I'm at least 45 minutes to an hour from Athens. She said Shirley, they want you to pullover to the side of the road and do it because you're going to be on Glenn Beck tonight.

PAT: I mean, it was so imperative for her to get out of there. She's driving to Athens, taking a 3 hour and 45 minute trip, they wanted her to pullover to the side of the road and tender her resignation, whereas again, van Jones is a communist revolutionary radical and for months it goes on.

GLENN: They may have found out that she's an 9/11 truther.

PAT: They could have, or they found that she called Republicans an a-hole.

STU: Can we stop just a moment, and revel at how deeply you're burrowed in their heads. They are thinking about your programming before you ever announce it. They're firing people based on what you might say on the day's show.

GLENN: They are so frightened of this audience. They were so frightened.

PAT: And then we didn't even do the story.

STU: Then when whey did it, we came out in her favor.


GLENN: I know. It's great. It's just great. You know what's amazing is we can see them coming. We can see them coming. We see them coming. They can't. see us. It's like we're --

PAT: They don't understand us at all.

GLENN: No. They don't. They don't understand us at all. You know, you can get in the mind of a revolutionary. The reason the press doesn't understand them is they don't think like revolutionaries. We can think like revolutionaries, all we have to do is read their words and take them at their word. That's where the press gets it wrong. They don't take them at their wrong. So you can see them as revolutionaries and then you know exactly where they're moving and how they're moving. There are things that they do that they can't figure out. But they can't figure out the basics on us. They have no concept. They have to project themselves into our positions. Can like what would we do.

PAT: That's why they think we have Zionist Masters who call us and coordinate that stuff.

GLENN: Because they do. Because George Soros is on the other end of the Blackberry. That's why. We don't have anybody. They don't want to lose their stuff, their position, whatever. I will. Okay. Whatever. I mean, they just don't. That's why they'll lose in the end, that's why they will lose. Maybe not to me, but in the end, they will lose because they're revolutionaries and that's just not what American is all about. I don't know how we get out of it, I don't know how long it lasts but it won't last. America will not be wiped off the face of the Earth. The Constitution will not be lost. Now, it may not be practiced the way we -- it wouldn't be a joy if it wasn't practiced the way it is now -- but the Constitution will not be lost. And that's the really, really good news but just a note to the White House, yes, we are on to you. Yes, we should be deep into your head. You should be thinking all the time what does he know? What does he know? What is he going to say about in? How do we get this around him? Go ahead, keep thinking it, brother. You know what's weird? We know actual conversations that are actually private from the White House. Whoa. How do we know that?

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Roger Stone is kind of a scumbag but the outrage over his commutation by President Trump has gone off the rails. Thus far in his presidency, Trump has commuted the sentence for 11 individuals while in comparison, Bill Clinton had 61. Even worse, Barack Obama commuted the sentence of 1,715 criminals! Just by the numbers, the outrage is insane. But then add in that both Obama and Clinton commuted or pardoned the sentence of terrorists and/or "friends" of the the president and the double standard is outrageous.

Here is a list of just a few of the worst offenders:

Bill Clinton Pardons/Commuted sentences


  • Commuted the sentences of 16 members of the FALN, a Puerto Rican paramilitary organization that set off 120 bombs in the United States, mostly in New York City and Chicago. There were convictions for conspiracy to commit robbery, bomb-making, and sedition, as well as firearms and explosives violations.
  • Linda Evans and Susan Rosenberg were both commuted and both were members of Weather Underground and the May 19 Communist Movement, and were convicted on weapons and explosives charges.

Case similar to Trump/Roger Stone

  • Susan McDougal was sentenced to 18 months in prison on contempt charges for refusing to testify about Clinton in the Whitewater scandal only to have Clinton pardoned her.

Pardons/commutations that look like a response to bribes

  • Carlos Vignali was convicted for cocaine trafficking. Almon Glenn Braswell was convicted for mail fraud and perjury, and was under investigation for money laundering and tax evasion. Vignali was commuted while Braswell was pardoned, but they were also both caught paying approximately $200,000 to Hillary Clinton's brother, Hugh Rodham, to represent their respective cases for clemency.
  • Marc Rich fled the U.S. after he was caught owing $48 million in taxes and was charged with 51 counts for tax fraud. Everyone was surprised when Clinton pardoned him. It was later revealed that Rich's wife made substantial donations to both the Clinton library and to Hillary Clinton's senate campaign.

Pardon for a member of Clinton's family

  • Clinton pardoned his brother, Roger Clinton, who had been convicted on drug charges. A year after the pardon he would be charged for Drunk driving and disorderly conduct.

Drug Cartel lawyer

  • Clinton commuted the sentence for Harvey Weinig, a former NY lawyer who was sentenced in 1996 to 11 years in prison for facilitating an extortion-kidnapping scheme and helping launder at least $19 million for the Cali cocaine cartel.

Obama Pardons/Commuted sentences - the most since Truman: Obama granted clemency to nearly 2,000 individuals, including 212 pardons and 1,715 commutations.


  • Obama commuted the sentence of another FALN terrorist, Oscar Lopez Rivera.


  • Chelsea Manning: the former Army Intelligence analyst was convicted of leaking documents that revealed classified information on military and diplomatic activities all around the world only to have her sentence commuted.

Case similar to Micheal Flynn or Roger Stone

  • Obama pardoned General James Cartwright, who had been convicted for lying to the FBI (sound familiar?!). Cartwright was considered "Obama's favorite general".

On his Wednesday night special, Glenn Beck goes where the Left and the media don't want us to go. The protests, riots, pandemic — it's all one big distraction being weaponized to shield the Deep State from the big reveal.

The case against General Michael Flynn is bigger than a phone call with the Russian ambassador; it exposes everything. Glenn reveals multiple cogs in the Deep State wheel that tried to destroy Donald Trump's presidency.

This story has everything: secret meetings, spies, glamorous European locations. Glenn puts all of the pieces together and interviews the man who was an eyewitness to all of it — former Trump campaign adviser George Papadopoulos. Specifically targeted by this Deep State coup, his reputation and life may never be the same. He reveals the names of those he believes were behind his setup and the coup against the president.

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The Washington Post wants Native Americans to hate the name "Washington Redskins" so badly that that it is willing to mock its own study that proved otherwise.

On the radio program Tuesday, Pat Gray and Stu Burguiere (filling in for Glenn Beck) discussed the "woke insanity" of the WaPo's most recent poll, which, like its 2016 counterpart, found that the vast majority of Native Americans are not offended by the NFL team's name.

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As the left tries to erase America's history and disparage nearly everything about our nation's founding, Glenn Beck set the record straight about the Declaration of Independence, what it really says, and why he believes it is the "greatest mission statement of all time."

On the radio program Monday, Glenn read something you've probably never heard before: a section of the earliest known draft of the Declaration of Independence, written by Thomas Jefferson in July 1776 and lost for more than a century and a half.

"This wasn't found until 1947; the original draft of the Declaration was found in a bunch of Thomas Jefferson's writings, in a box in the Library of Congress," Glenn said. "This takes everything that you have learned about Thomas Jefferson and turns it upside down. It also explains why we didn't eliminate slavery. It also explains that our Founders felt passionately about slavery, that they tried to end slavery. I want to read just this paragraph to you. This changes absolutely everything."

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