MSNBC host: I'll torch the place

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GLENN: For those of you who don't know who Ed Schultz is, I can't help you, except he's a guy who was hired by the left and brought on to be the next Rush Limbaugh. I believe he had a front page New York Times cover story when he first came on that he was the next Rush Limbaugh. Basically as Stu describes it, because what the left does is they see successful people on the right and say, okay, well, I get that. All he does is scream about hate. So we can do that; let's just get somebody on the air to scream about hate. I mean, that's ‑‑ I mean ‑‑

STU: Yeah.

GLENN: Right?

STU: The entire formula, yes.

GLENN: They think that's the formula, and it has nothing to do with hate or screaming. But so they hire, you know, and they pump up Ed Schultz and then he fails miserably at radio and they immediately do what the left always does. They promote him and they put him on against me and say he's going to be the next Glenn Beck. I don't think the world needs another Glenn Beck, quite honestly. I don't think the world is looking for another Glenn Beck. But what does Glenn Beck do? Apparently I just scream about hate. And so then they have him scream about hate on television. That's pretty much who Ed Schultz is and that's pretty much why nobody listens to him or watches him, and we don't usually mention him.

But I did see this because I think there's a meltdown coming at MSNBC. I think these guys are ‑‑

PAT: Oh, yeah.

GLENN: These guys are everything that they claim the right is. You know, they claim the right is out of control and hate mongers and everything else. These guys, when they lose, they are not going to understand it and they don't ‑‑ you know, they don't ‑‑ they're crazy. I think they're crazy. Olbermann is certainly crazy and what's his face. I don't know enough about him, nor do I care to learn much about him. But if this isn't crazy, apparently this happened in the newsroom at MSNBC. Ed Schultz was in the newsroom and he was irate over not being included in election night promos and he yelled in the middle of the newsroom, I'm going to torch this F'ing place.

PAT: Because he didn't get a promo?

GLENN: I guess.

PAT: Really? He's going to burn it down?

GLENN: He's going to burn down NBC.

PAT: I've heard this kind of rhetoric before.

GLENN: I have, too, and it's usually from people like Ed.

PAT: Yes, yes.

GLENN: An astonished MSNBC ‑‑ now, what do you have to do to astonish MSNBC staff? Astonished NBC staff felt silent. Schultz glared around the room and then just yelled F'ers.

PAT: Genius. That's genius.

STU: What an idiot.

PAT: That's a good way to get promos on the air.

GLENN: One source added Schultz was told if you do that again, you're fired and he broke down crying.

PAT: What? Really?

GLENN: I'm not kidding. This is from MSNBC.

STU: You only cry because you fear for our country. He fears for the building burning down.

PAT: Or his job.

STU: Or his job, one of the two.

GLENN: I will tell you I've seen his ratings and he is burning the F'ing place down without a match.

PAT: You know the sad part of that is, though, they are all in serious, serious trouble when Comcast takes over and I'd hate to see anything happen to any of them. And I mean that from the bottom of my heart. I don't want any of them to go.

STU: I want them forever, yeah.

PAT: I want them all to stay forever.

GLENN: Oh, no, they are the best thing.

PAT: They are the best thing that ever happened to Fox News.

Terry Trobiani owns Gianelli's Drive Thru in Prairie Grove, Illinois, where he put up a row of American flags for the Fourth of July. But the city claimed he was displaying two of them improperly and issued him a $100 ticket for each flag.

Terry joined Glenn Beck on the radio program Tuesday to explain what he believes really happened. He told Glenn that, according to city ordinance, the American flag is considered "ornamental" and should therefore have been permitted on a federal holiday. But the city has now classified the flag as a "sign."

"Apparently, the village of Prairie Grove has classified the American flag as a sign and they've taken away the symbol of the American flag," Terry said. "So, as a sign, it falls under their temporary sign ordinance, which prohibits any flying, or any positioning of signs on your property — and now this includes the American flag. [...] The only way I could fly the American flag on my property is if I put it on a permanent 20 to 30-foot flagpole, which they have to permit."

Terry went on to explain how the city is now demanding an apology for his actions, and all after more than a year of small-business crushing COVID restrictions and government mandates.

"COVID was tough," Terry stated. "You know, we're in the restaurant business. COVID was tough on us. We succeeded. We made it through. We cut a lot of things, but we never cut an employee. We paid all our employees. I didn't take a paycheck for a year just to keep our employees on, because it was that important to me to keep things going. And, you know, you fight for a year, and you beat a pandemic, and then you have this little municipality with five trustees and a president, who just have no respect for small businesses. And right now, what I see is they have no respect for the republic and the United States ... I think it's terrible. The direction that government, at all levels, have taken us to this point, it's despicable."

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The Biden administration is now doing everything it can to censor what it has decided is COVID-19 "misinformation." But Glenn Beck isn't confident that the silencing of voices will stop there.

Yeonmi Park grew up in North Korea, where there is no freedom of speech, and she joined Glenn to warn that America must not let this freedom go.

"Whenever authoritarianism rises, the first thing they go after is freedom of speech," she said.

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Most self-proclaimed Marxists know very little about Marxism. Some of them have all the buzzwords memorized. They talk about the exploits of labor. They talk about the slavery of capitalist society and the alienation caused by capital. They talk about the evils of power and domination.

But they don't actually believe what they say. Or else they wouldn't be such violent hypocrites. And we're not being dramatic when we say "violent."

For them, Marxism is a political tool that they use to degrade and annoy their political enemies.

They don't actually care about the working class.

Another important thing to remember about Marxists is that they talk about how they want to defend the working class, but they don't actually understand the working class. They definitely don't realize that the working class is composed mostly of so many of the people they hate. Because, here's the thing, they don't actually care about the working class. Or the middle class. They wouldn't have the slightest clue how to actually work, not the way we do. For them, work involves ranting about how work and labor are evil.

Ironically, if their communist utopia actually arrived, they would be the first ones against the wall. Because they have nothing to offer except dissent. They have no practical use and no real connection to reality.

Again ironically, they are the ultimate proof of the success of capitalism. The fact that they can freely call for its demise, in tweets that they send from their capitalistic iPhones, is proof that capitalism affords them tremendous luxuries.

Their specialty is complaining. They are fanatics of a religion that is endlessly cynical.

They sneer at Christianity for promising Heaven in exchange for good deeds on earth — which is a terrible description of Christianity, but it's what they actually believe — and at the same time they criticize Christianity for promising a utopia, they give their unconditional devotion to a religion that promises a utopia.

They are fanatics of a religion that is endlessly cynical.

They think capitalism has turned us into machines. Which is a bad interpretation of Marx's concept of the General Intellect, the idea that humans are the ones who create machines, so humans, not God, are the creators.

They think that the only way to achieve the perfect society is by radically changing and even destroying the current society. It's what they mean when they say things about the "status quo" and "hegemony" and the "established order." They believe that the system is broken and the way to fix it is to destroy, destroy, destroy.

Critical race theory actually takes it a step farther. It tells us that the racist system can never be changed. That racism is the original sin that white people can never overcome. Of course, critical race theorists suggest "alternative institutions," but these "alternative institutions" are basically the same as the ones we have now, only less effective and actually racist.

Marx's violent revolution never happened. Or at least it never succeeded. Marx's followers have had to take a different approach. And now, we are living through the Revolution of Constant Whining.

This post is part of a series on critical race theory. Read the full series here.

Americans are losing faith in our justice system and the idea that legal consequences are applied equally — even to powerful elites in office.

Rep. Devin Nunes (R-CA) joined Glenn Beck on the radio program to detail what he believes will come next with the Durham investigation, which hopefully will provide answers to the Obama FBI's alleged attempts to sabotage former President Donald Trump and his campaign years ago.

Rep. Nunes and Glenn assert that we know Trump did NOT collude with Russia, and that several members of the FBI possibly committed huge abuses of power. So, when will we see justice?

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