Glenn Beck: Dreams of Barack Obama's Father




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What were the dreams of your father?

Maybe he wanted you to go to college, because he didn't even graduate from high school. He probably wanted something better for you than he had. Maybe he wanted to start his own business and be his own boss. Maybe he wanted to take your mother to Europe or South America on a dream vacation. Maybe he just wanted to retire with enough money to make his golden years comfortable, enjoy his grandchildren and go fishing?

Even if those weren't the dreams of your father, they're probably dreams that you can at least relate to, as an American. Chances are your father didn't dream of leaving his family and two-year-old toddler behind to continue his education at an Ivy League school, so that he could take that American government-paid education back to his home country, along with a woman he picked up in Boston who would become his third wife, to encourage his nation to drop the newfangled socialism being promoted, in favor of old-style Soviet Marxism.

How many of our fathers had that dream? There's only one that I can think of. Of course, the dreams of Barack Obama's father were a little more complicated than that, but essentially that's what Barack Obama, Sr., did. He fought against the "African socialism" advocated by pro-Western "Third Way" leader Tom Mboya and the president of Kenya, Mzee Jomo Kenyatta and in favor of the communist-allied leader Jaramogi Oginga Odinga.

In a 1965 article titled "Problems Facing Our Socialism" — written just one year after Kenyatta took office — Obama, Sr., mocks the government's economic policy of "African socialism" while focusing on what needs to be done in Kenya: "What is more important is to find means by which we can redistribute our economic gains to the benefit of all and at the same time be able to channel some of these gains to future production. This is the government's obligation."

He goes on: "But we also need to eliminate power structures that have been built though excessive accumulation so that not only a few individuals shall control a vast magnitude of resources as is the case now."

"How can we afford to ignore the pockets of this economy which are underdeveloped without some positive statement about their development. In Kenya, the colonial government only developed the so-called white areas."

Hmm, that doesn't sound Marxist to me at all.

When Barack Obama, Sr., went back to Kenya he became the senior economist within the Kenyan government, until his disagreements with President Kenyatta led to his firing and apparent alcoholism.

Back in Hawaii, according to President Obama's first book, "Dreams From My Father," his mother Stanley Ann Dunham continued to direct young Barack's attention and focus to the character and ideology of his communist, atheist, biological father, rather than toward the man to whom Dunham was re-married, Lolo Soetoro of Indonesia.

Caught between three races and three worlds, Barack Jr., was left with the faint memories and constant stories of the man who left him behind and later the stories of his father's father. Hussein Onyango Obama became a cook for the British colonial troops and converted to Islam.

What were the dreams of Barack Obama's grandfather? Well, Hussein became involved with the independence movement in Kenya and when that was discovered by colonial forces in 1949, he was taken into custody and jailed for six months by the British. According to Obama's grandmother, one of Hussein's wives, the British brutally tortured him while in custody to the point where he suffered permanent physical disabilities.

Putting that piece of the puzzle into place might shed some light on the way Barack Obama deals with the British today.

Remember way back in May when the White House said it would keep a "boot on the throat" of BP? Or when we needed NATO's help in sending more troops to support our war in Afghanistan? Guess who was there to lend a hand? I'll give you a hint, it wasn't Germany and France.

But this shouldn't come as a surprise. The British were reportedly warned when Obama was elected that while Britain will "remain special" to us, they "might have to make room for a few more special countries"

The dreams of Obama's grandfather — an independent Kenya — were realized. The dreams of his father — a Marxist utopia for that now-independent nation — seem closer than ever. The new Kenyan constitution was put to a referendum and passed late last week and the exciting new document contains a preamble, spelling out the "social justice" of the people's right to housing, health care and food. How will a nation as poor as Kenya make good on those rights? It also just happens to sound like the old Soviet Constitution, doesn't it?

Somewhere, Barack Obama, Sr., must be proud.

Now, what was it Barack Obama said about the U.S. Constitution?

(BEGIN AUDIO CLIP)

BARACK OBAMA: Generally the Constitution is a charter of negative liberties: Says what the states can't do to you, says what the federal government can't do to you. But it doesn't say what the federal government or the state government must do on your behalf.

(END AUDIO CLIP)

Kenya's constitution seems to be a document of positive liberties; a list of what the government must do for you. Isn't that wonderful?

In section 33 of Kenya's new constitution, under the heading, "Freedom of Expression," it outlines a few other specifics:

(2) The right to freedom of expression does not extend to —


(a) propaganda for war;


(b) incitement to violence;


(c) hate speech; or


(d) advocacy of hatred that —


(i) constitutes ethnic incitement, vilification of others or incitement to cause harm; or


(ii) is based on any ground of discrimination specified or contemplated in Article 27 (4).


(3) In the exercise of the right to freedom of expression, every person shall respect the rights and reputation of others.

I'm sure that "incitement to violence" or "hate speech" or "advocacy" won't be the least bit difficult to define.

So are the dreams of Barack Obama unrelated to his father's? They are certainly not the dreams of my father or dreams of mine. Are they yours? My dreams — and the vast majority of Americans — share the dreams of our forefathers: The dreams responsible for creating the reality of the freest, most prosperous and generous nation to ever exist on Earth.

What were the dreams of your father?

Maybe he wanted you to go to college, because he didn't even graduate from high school. He probably wanted something better for you than he had. Maybe he wanted to start his own business and be his own boss. Maybe he wanted to take your mother to Europe or South America on a dream vacation. Maybe he just wanted to retire with enough money to make his golden years comfortable, enjoy his grandchildren and go fishing?

Even if those weren't the dreams of your father, they're probably dreams that you can at least relate to, as an American. Chances are your father didn't dream of leaving his family


and two-year-old toddler behind to continue his education at an Ivy League school, so that he could take that American government-paid education back to his home country, along with a woman he picked up in Boston who would become his third wife, to encourage his nation to drop the newfangled socialism being promoted, in favor of old-style Soviet Marxism.

How many of our fathers had that dream? There's only one that I can think of. Of course, the dreams of Barack Obama's father were a little more complicated than that, but essentially that's what Barack Obama, Sr., did. He fought against the "African socialism" advocated by pro-Western "Third Way" leader Tom Mboya and the president of Kenya, Mzee Jomo Kenyatta and in favor of the communist-allied leader Jaramogi Oginga Odinga.

In a 1965 article titled "Problems Facing Our Socialism" — written just one year after Kenyatta took office — Obama, Sr., mocks the government's economic policy of "African socialism" while focusing on what needs to be done in Kenya: "What is more important is to find means by which we can redistribute our economic gains to the benefit of all and at the same time be able to channel some of these gains to future production. This is the government's obligation."

He goes on: "But we also need to eliminate power structures that have been built though excessive accumulation so that not only a few individuals shall control a vast magnitude of resources as is the case now."

"How can we afford to ignore the pockets of this economy which are underdeveloped without some positive statement about their development. In Kenya, the colonial government only developed the so-called white areas."

Hmm, that doesn't sound Marxist to me at all.

When Barack Obama, Sr., went back to Kenya he became the senior economist within the Kenyan government, until his disagreements with President Kenyatta led to his firing and apparent alcoholism.

Back in Hawaii, according to President Obama's first book, "Dreams From My Father," his mother Stanley Ann Dunham continued to direct young Barack's attention and focus to the character and ideology of his communist, atheist, biological father, rather than toward the man to whom Dunham was re-married, Lolo Soetoro of Indonesia.

Caught between three races and three worlds, Barack Jr., was left with the faint memories and constant stories of the man who left him behind and later the stories of his father's father. Hussein Onyango Obama became a cook for the British colonial troops and converted to Islam.

What were the dreams of Barack Obama's grandfather? Well, Hussein became involved with the independence movement in Kenya and when that was discovered by colonial forces in 1949, he was taken into custody and jailed for six months by the British. According to Obama's grandmother, one of Hussein's wives, the British brutally tortured him while in custody to the point where he suffered permanent physical disabilities.

Putting that piece of the puzzle into place might shed some light on the way Barack Obama deals with the British today.

Remember way back in May when the White House said it would keep a "boot on the throat" of BP? Or when we needed NATO's help in sending more troops to support our war in Afghanistan? Guess who was there to lend a hand? I'll give you a hint, it wasn't Germany and France.

But this shouldn't come as a surprise. The British were reportedly warned when Obama was elected that while Britain will "remain special" to us, they "might have to make room for a few more special countries"

The dreams of Obama's grandfather — an independent Kenya — were realized. The dreams of his father — a Marxist utopia for that now-independent nation — seem closer than ever. The new Kenyan constitution was put to a referendum and passed late last week and the exciting new document contains a preamble, spelling out the "social justice" of the people's right to housing, health care and food. How will a nation as poor as Kenya make good on those rights? It also just happens to sound like the old Soviet Constitution, doesn't it?

Somewhere, Barack Obama, Sr., must be proud.

Now, what was it Barack Obama said about the U.S. Constitution?

(BEGIN AUDIO CLIP)

BARACK OBAMA: Generally the Constitution is a charter of negative liberties: Says what the states can't do to you, says what the federal government can't do to you. But it doesn't say what the federal government or the state government must do on your behalf.

(END AUDIO CLIP)

Kenya's constitution seems to be a document of positive liberties; a list of what the government must do for you. Isn't that wonderful?

In section 33 of Kenya's new constitution, under the heading, "Freedom of Expression," it outlines a few other specifics:

(2) The right to freedom of expression does not extend to —


(a) propaganda for war;


(b) incitement to violence;


(c) hate speech; or


(d) advocacy of hatred that —


(i) constitutes ethnic incitement, vilification of others or incitement to cause harm; or


(ii) is based on any ground of discrimination specified or contemplated in Article 27 (4).


(3) In the exercise of the right to freedom of expression, every person shall respect the rights and reputation of others.

I'm sure that "incitement to violence" or "hate speech" or "advocacy" won't be the least bit difficult to define.

So are the dreams of Barack Obama unrelated to his father's? They are certainly not the dreams of my father or dreams of mine. Are they yours? My dreams — and the vast majority of Americans — share the dreams of our forefathers: The dreams responsible for creating the reality of the freest, most prosperous and generous nation to ever exist on Earth.

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Everything comes down to the two Senate runoffs in Georgia. If we lose both races, we lose the country. Democrats know this and are pouring in millions to usher in a Marxist agenda.

As the Left tries to hide how radical the two candidates really are, Glenn takes us inside the Democrat war room to expose the wolf in pastor's clothing, Raphael Warnock, and America's Justin Trudeau, Jon Ossoff. Socialism, the Green New Deal, and "defund the police" are all on the table. And Glenn warns of what's to come if conservatives don't activate: Chuck Schumer will weaponize the Senate, and the radical Left will launch an all-out assault to ravage the Constitution.

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Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) joined the "Glenn Beck Radio Program" to explain how mail-in ballots are typically disqualified during recounts at a far higher rate than in-person, Election Day ballots, and why this is "good news" for President Donald Trump's legal battle over the election.

"One of the things that gives the greatest cause for optimism is, this election ... there's a pretty marked disparity in terms of how the votes were distributed. On Election Day, with in-person voting, Donald Trump won a significant majority of the votes cast on in-person voting on Election Day. Of mail-in voting, Joe Biden won a significant majority of the votes cast early on mail-in voting," Cruz explained.

"Now, here's the good news: If you look historically to recounts, if you look historically to election litigation, the votes cast in person on Election Day tend to stand. It's sort of hard to screw that up. Those votes are generally legal, and they're not set aside. Mail-in votes historically have a much higher rate of rejection … when they're examined, there are a whole series of legal requirements that vary state by state, but mail-in votes consistently have a higher rate of rejection, which suggests that as these votes begin being examined and subjected to scrutiny, that you're going to see Joe Biden's vote tallies go down. That's a good thing," he added. "The challenge is, for President Trump to prevail, he's got to run the table. He's got to win, not just in one state but in several states. That makes it a lot harder to prevail in the litigation. I hope that he does so, but it is a real challenge and we shouldn't try to convince ourselves otherwise."

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Fox News senior meteorologist Janice Dean is perhaps even more disgusted with New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) for his coronavirus response than BlazeTV's Stu Burguiere (read what Stu has to say on the subject here), and for a good reason.

She lost both of her in-laws to COVID-19 in New York's nursing homes after Gov. Cuomo's infamous nursing home mandate, which Cuomo has since had scrubbed from the state's website and blamed everyone from the New York Post to nursing care workers to (every leftist's favorite scapegoat) President Donald Trump.

Janice joined Glenn and Stu on the "Glenn Beck Radio Program" Tuesday to ask why mainstream media is not holding Gov. Cuomo — who recently published a book about his leadership during the COVID-19 pandemic — accountable?

"I'm vocal because I have not seen the mainstream media ask these questions or demand accountability of their leaders. [Cuomo] really has been ruling with an iron fist, and every time he does get asked a question, he blames everybody else except the person that signed that order," Janice said.

"In my mind, he's profiting off the over 30 thousand New Yorkers, including my in-laws, that died by publishing a book on 'leadership' of New York," she added. "His order has helped kill thousands of relatives of New York state. And this is not political, Glenn. This is not about Republican or Democrat. My in-laws were registered Democrats. This is not about politics. This is about accountability for something that went wrong, and it's because of your [Cuomo's] leadership that we're put into this situation."

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As America grows divided and afraid to disagree with the Democrats' woke plan for America, Megyn Kelly is ready to fight back for the truth. For nearly two decades, she navigated the volatile and broken world of the media. But as America leans on independent voices more than ever, she's breaking new ground with "The Megyn Kelly Show."

She joined the latest Glenn Beck Podcast to break down what's coming next after the election: Black Lives Matter is mainstream, leftists are making lists of Trump supporters, and the Hunter Biden scandal is on the back burner.

Megyn and Glenn reminisce about their cable news days (including her infamous run-in with then-presidential candidate Donald Trump) and to look into the chaotic and shady world of journalism and the growing entitlement it's bred. For example, many conservatives have been shocked by how Fox News handled the election.

Megyn defended Fox News, saying she believes Fox News' mission "is a good one," but also didn't hold back on hosts like Neil Cavuto, who cut off a White House briefing to fact check it — something she never would have done, even while covering President Obama.

Megyn also shared this insightful takeaway from her time at NBC: "Jane Fonda was an ass."

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