Glenn Beck: Key Obama ally works with Socialists for global tax



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GLENN: Now, here's the amazing audio from The Blaze. Look for it I'm sorry, I was going to say GlennBeck.com. Look for it at TheBlaze.com. It is the lead story: Key Obama ally works with socialist for global tax. Who is the ally? None other than Richard Trumka, AFL CIO. I'm begging union workers, I'm begging you. Nobody I've worked with a lot of union people. I've never had a problem with union people, never. I mean, once in a while but, you know, everybody has a jerk in their office. You know what I mean? I don't have yes, Jeffy. Jeffy looks up. You're our jerk. So if we get a jerk union member, I'm going to send you to go talk to them. Everybody else you know, I have good relations with the people who are workers. My problem is the corrupt unions themselves. And they're beyond corrupt. These guys are socialist or communist, some of them. They're, you know, practically Weather Underground revolutionaries some of them. Andy Stern, he's SDS guy.

So who is Richard Trumka? Well, I'm going to have the spooky German or Austrian guy over in Europe introduce Richard Trumka. This is video on TheBlaze.com that you need to see, union members. Look at who is leading your organization. Do they reflect your values?

PAT: This is clear back in March 16th.

VOICE: So welcome Richard Trumka to Washington. I'm very proud, always very proud and very satisfied to have Poul Nyrup Rasmussen, our president, your president of the Party of European Socialists.

GLENN: Okay. Hold on just a second. So the spooky, well, we can take care of those problems, ya, ya? We have a solution for just about everything, ya? The spooky, the spooky guy that, if it was an episode of 24 in the end would turn around his pinky ring and it would have the Nazi symbol on it, he is

PAT: Yeah, but he would be from Idaho.

GLENN: He would. Working for an oil company.

PAT: So as not to offend anybody.

GLENN: Yes, you are right. He would be an Idahoan.

PAT: Idahoan.

GLENN: Idahoan that is also working for big oil, and a Nazi. But that's a different story.

So here he is introducing, and he says here's Richard Trumka from America, and he's now with the head of the European Socialists in Europe.

VOICE: And the co chair of the global progressive forum. Both have really worked tirelessly for progressive causes and now we are they are concentrating and we are concentrating how to achieve really this financial transaction text.

PAT: Oh.

VOICE: The AFL CIO has been working with Americans For Financial Reform. Now, we're very pleased that Paul has organized Europeans for financial reform which shares common principles with Americans For Financial Reform, including regulate speculative funds such as hedge funds and private equity funds, create a financial speculation tax or a financial transaction tax or a Robinhood tax, however you wish to refer to it.

VOICE: This is one of the most progressive people in the United States of America. I'm so proud to be declaring myself and defining myself as one of your friends.

PRESIDENT OBAMA: It is good to spend my birthday with

PAT: Here's Obama spending time with his friend.

VOICE: And I want to devote to you, on behalf of all these progressives here, Richard, a decisiveness for change. Which means, of course, that this financial transaction tax is a very, very important one for us. It's not only about money. It's about ensuring our future, a better future than the one we have.

VOICE: I would say that I totally agree with you that it is possible for us to get a financial tax around the world.

GLENN: That is fantastic.

PAT: Totally possible for us to get a financial tax around the world. I don't know how that's possible when it's unconstitutional. How would you, how would you do that?

GLENN: I would just fold it into our financial regulation bill that nobody read.

PAT: Is that all you'd do?

GLENN: That's all I'd do.

PAT: So you wouldn't pass a new law.

GLENN: That's all I'd do. I would just call myself a progressive instead of a socialist because

PAT: I see.

GLENN: That way people don't really know what I'm doing. And I would try to, you know, try to keep the videotape of me at a minimum where I am talking to spooky German or Austrian dudes who are indeed socialists and they all say things like they are very happy and we just want this all to come together as one world. You know what I'm saying? Ya? And then they smoke that little strange little cigarette? I think we all know what they are saying. Okay. Night night now.

PAT: That's how you would do it?

GLENN: That's how I would do it.

PAT: Why wouldn't you just come out and tell the American people what your goal and your aim and your

GLENN: Well, because

PAT: Your end result would be?

GLENN: Because I don't think it makes a good, I don't think it makes a good movie. Someday when the movie is being told.

PAT: Okay. So it's not to deceive anybody? It's just for the movie rates that are sold later?

GLENN: No, it's for the movie rights because you really want to have the spooky, "Yeah, we've done these things before in Europe. We like big government, yeah, they always work out well." You know, you want to have that kind of a, that kind of a scene.

PAT: I agree. That adds spookiness.

GLENN: Or, or it could be not about the movie. It could be just that they know that Americans and their own union members would reject. I'd like to the AFL CIO, union members, AFL CIO, how are you feeling about Richard Trumka hanging out with spooky European socialist dude smoking cigarettes? Yeah? And talking about a global tax for global socialism? I know, I know. I know so many great union members that are so un American, you know? They usually are. They are not the guys with the hard hats, and the American flag on them. No, no, no. These guys are more of a new world order kind of class of people. And I'm sure the union members see Trumka there next to global socialists talking about a new world order and they say, "Ya, ya, Fritz, you forgot your hard hat, ya?"

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"Monuments celebrating racist traitors, which were erected to fabricate history and terrify black Americans, are not works of art that deserve our respect or preservation. Similarly, scenes of modern-day white comedians reenacting minstrel-show caricatures are not ironical interrogations of racism that we have to stomach any longer. But complex works of literature are large, they contain multitudes," Charles wrote.

He goes on to argue that "calibrating our Racism Detector to spot only a few obvious sins" is but an insidious source of self-satisfaction when compared to the process of critical debate on the values and intentions of history's literary legends.

"If cancel culture has a weakness, it's that it risks short-circuiting the process of critical engagement that leads to our enlightenment," Charles wrote. "Scanning videos for blackface or searching text files for the n-word is so much easier than contending with, say, the systemic tokenism of TV rom-coms or the unbearable whiteness of Jane Austen."

Could cancel culture really spiral all the way down to book burning? In the clip below, Glenn, Pat, and Stu agreed that this radical progressive movement is really about erasing America's history and overturning the foundation of our country. The fundamental transformation of America is happening now.

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