Glenn Beck: All the money in the world

GLENN: I have told you on this program that our debt is over $130 trillion, $130 trillion. I have told you there's no way in hell we can afford $130 trillion, but I don't think people really understand because billions, trillions, it doesn't have you noticed that in this administration and I want to make it very, very clear. I do not blame Barack Obama for $130 trillion. I blame him for about $20 trillion of the $130 trillion, and that's in the added debt. The actual debt I think I blame him for, what, is it $4 trillion so far?

STU: Is that it? I mean

GLENN: Yeah.

STU: I mean, jeez, you're talking about this guy like he's the worst guy in the world and it's like $4 trillion.

PAT: Come on.

STU: You go to Vegas for a weekend and you blow around that, right? I mean, I don't know the numbers exactly.

PAT: About 40, $40 trillion.

GLENN: In 2008 Forbes came out with an article that said that we are $70 trillion in debt. But I just want to show you how much trouble we're in. $70 trillion. Let's say, let's say that Forbes is right. And let's have a party. It's only 70 you ready? At the time of the 2008 Forbes article, the entire supply of money in the world that's the broad money supply, the M3, it means cash, consumer account deposits, checkable accounts, CDs, long term deposits, travelers checks, the money market funds. So in other words, anything that is actual cash, that was under $60 trillion. So what that means is if it's only $70 trillion, our outstanding obligations amount to more than all of the money in the world.

PAT: Combined.

GLENN: Hmmm?

PAT: Combined. All money from everywhere, all forms combined.

GLENN: But it's only the global GDP.

PAT: But that's only $10 trillion more.

GLENN: Yeah.

PAT: So that's not bad.

GLENN: Yeah.

STU: Didn't you say it was really $130 trillion?

GLENN: Yeah, but let's be so be so pessimistic, oh, the sky is

STU: Your whole optimistic number above what all numbers

GLENN: The sky is falling, the sky is falling.

PAT: How many trillion dollar bills do you have to print up?

GLENN: Okay. So here's

PAT: Ten. That's all.

STU: That's a little paper. You don't have to worry about using too much paper but

PAT: A little ink. It doesn't cost that much.

GLENN: So the global GDP in 2008 was $60 trillion. All the money in CDs and checking, everything. Every single dollar out there is under $60 trillion. The global GDP, every single dollar, the entire annual economic output of human civilization is $60 trillion.

STU: Yeah, he does make a good point there, Pat, that you can't just start printing trillion dollar bills but if you print one $10 trillion bill, that's a lot more efficient.

PAT: There you go.

STU: And then you can just pay it the one time.

PAT: There you go.

GLENN: Okay. So now, why do I bring this up to you? Because I want to show you how much trouble we're in and the decisions that we're going to have to make. Because we are going to have to make tough decisions, and no one is talking about the tough decisions. They are still telling you that you can have it all. They are still telling you, if you vote for the Republicans, they're going to cut off education. They're going to yes! I got news for you. Everything's going to they're going to turn off the lights one of these days. I can't believe the irresponsibility I'm not going to say. There was I said in Alaska this and, of course, people took it out of context. I said to the Alaskan audience on Saturday, I said, do you know who you are? Do you know what you are? You are Fort Knox. That's what you are. You are always intended to be Fort Knox. You are a state rich with natural resources. And, of course, we're not going to exploit them. But here's the bad thing. If the economy collapses and the United States of America has no money to defend anything, make sure you grab your guns and your knives and your forks and your spoons because the Russians, the Chinese, everyone is coming to Alaska! Because that's where the money is. Now, that's not begging for World War III. That's called giving you the facts. But see, there are those people that really want this to collapse. And they are planning on violence. They're planning on it. We've already shown you. We've already seen it with SEIU. We've shown it to you over in Europe. There's a new story over in Europe about the labor unions. Remember my theory is they are ahead of us. The labor unions are now saying, get out on the streets.

PAT: Yeah. They warned a crowd today as 150,000 public sector jobs, job losses, are already in the pipeline. So they are telling everybody that they are going to lose 150,000 jobs. And, of course, police, the councils, the courts, the hospitals are all laying off workers. Those, they have got to be the first to go. You've got to start, you've got to start with teachers.

GLENN: And the hospitals.

PAT: And the police and hospitals. You have to. There's no other cut you can possibly make. I mean, you wouldn't want to cut garbage service, you wouldn't want to cut pensions.

GLENN: Here's the thing. This is the unions that are saying this. This sounds familiar. The unions that have set this whole system up, after World War II, this is why Road to Serfdom was written. It was written in England and he wrote it because he said, you're on the Road to Serfdom; this won't work. And so this was why the Road to Serfdom was written. They are still now trying to say it's the evil capitalists. And so what are they doing? Pat, what are they doing?

PAT: They're cutting. And they said, the Labor Party is saying that they're militant about these extreme cuts.

GLENN: Militant, keyword militant.

PAT: So they are sending people out in the street to protest and potentially riot, and you know that's what's going to break out.

GLENN: Yes.

PAT: There will be

GLENN: It's exactly what happened in Greece.

PAT: Molotov cocktails, there will be, you know, overturned cars, there will be rioting in the streets, somebody's

GLENN: Dogs and cats will be living

PAT: Right, exactly.

STU: And in Europe as they go, you know, on this path, as you said, Glenn, they're ahead of us, you know, they go this path of making their countries just solvent. I mean, they are not trying to, you know they are still going to be in debt by a lot.

GLENN: Yeah.

STU: Even though these movements are going on.

GLENN: They are just trying to let their country survive.

STU: Right.

PAT: They are just trying not to drown right now in the debt that they have.

STU: As you point out the labor unions are talking about this. Also all you hear about in Europe is, oh, the extreme rightwing, the far right and all their violent tendencies. Yet the European police office has released a report on violence from terrorist violence in Europe and it is increasing at a fairly alarming rate.

GLENN: Isn't it like 40% over last year, something like that?

PAT: It is, let's see, I had the number here somewhere. I'll get you that number here in a second.

GLENN: All right.

STU: But the categorizing of the people who are doing the attacks is really the most alarming part which is leftwing violence, they had 39 leftwing attacks in Europe in 2009.

GLENN: I have seen this violence before in the Sixties.

STU: I know.

GLENN: Leftwing violence.

STU: 39.

GLENN: Okay, 39. But how many on rightwing violence?

STU: Right, how many more of rightwing violence?

GLENN: Yeah.

STU: Actually, no, it was 38 less. There was one attack from rightwing sources in Europe in 2009, and 39 from leftwing.

GLENN: How many from Islamic terrorists?

PAT: Wow.

STU: And, of course, Islamists, they beat both groups at 89 total attacks. And separatists were even further.

GLENN: Look at that.

STU: That's amazing.

PAT: But that's only 89:1.

GLENN: It's 89:1.

STU: And 39:1.

GLENN: And 39:1 and yet it is the evil rightwing.

STU: Right.

GLENN: I mean, that's incredible.

PAT: We've seen this before.

PELOSI: I have concerns about some of the language that is

GLENN: All right. Stop, I can't take it.

Megyn Kelly is not happy about the "disgusting" media coverage of President Donald Trump, specifically pointing to Lesley Stahl's "60 Minutes" interview on CBS Sunday.

On the radio program, Megyn told Glenn Beck the media has become so blinded by the "Trump Derangement Syndrome" that they've lost their own credibility — and now they can't get it back.

"It's disgusting. It's stomach-turning," Megyn said of the media's coverage of the president. "But it's just a continuation of what we've seen over the past couple of years. Their 'Trump Derangement Syndrome' has blinded them to what they're doing to their own credibility. They can't get it back. It's too late. They've already sacrificed it. And now no one is listening to them other than the hard partisans for whom they craft their news."

Megyn also discussed how she would have covered the recent stories about Hunter and Joe Biden's alleged corruption. Watch the video below to catch more of the conversation:


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Imagine sometime next year, getting called before HUWAC – the House Un-Woke Activities Committee.

"Are you or have you ever been a member of the un-woke?"

Something like that is not as far-fetched as you might think.

Last week, Robert Reich, the former Secretary of Labor during the Clinton administration, now a UC Berkeley professor, tweeted this:

Since the 1970s, there have been dozens of "Truth Commissions" around the world like the kind Robert Reich wants in America. Most of these have been set up in Africa and Latin America. Usually it happens in countries after a civil war, or where there's been a regime change – a dictator is finally overthrown, and a commission is set up to address atrocities that happened under the dictator. Or, as in the commissions in East Germany and Czechoslovakia, atrocities under communism. Or, in the most famous example, South Africa's Truth and Reconciliation commission addressed the decades of apartheid that ravaged that nation.

These commissions usually conclude with an official final report. These commissions and reports have served as a means of governments trying to close a dark chapter of their country's history, or provide emotional catharsis, as a way to generally move on. Sometimes it kind of works for people, most of the time it leaves people clamoring for more justice.

Here's how one professor described truth commissions in an article in The Conversation last year. He wrote:

The goal of a truth commission… is to hold public hearings to establish the scale and impact of a past injustice, typically involving wide-scale human rights abuses, and make it part of the permanent, unassailable public record. Truth commissions also officially recognize victims and perpetrators in an effort to move beyond the painful past… Some have been used cynically as tools for governments to legitimize themselves by pretending they have dealt with painful history when they have only kicked the can down the road.

See, this is the problem with a lot of "Truth" commissions – they are inherently political. Even if you trust your government and give them all the benefit of the doubt in the world that their Truth commission is trying to do the right thing, it is ALWAYS going to be political. Because these truth commissions are never set up by those who have LOST power in government. They're always established by those who have WON power.

The Deputy Executive Director of the International Center for Transitional Justice says one of the main points in these Truth commissions is that "the victims become protagonists."

A Department of Anti-racism is entirely within the realm of possibility.

So, who are the victims in Robert Reich's America? People like him, members of the far-Left who had to endure the atrocities of four years of a president with different political ideas. What an injustice. I mean, the left's suffering during the Trump administration is almost on the level of apartheid or genocide – so we totally need a Truth commission.

There have been lots of calls for the U.S. to have its own Truth and Reconciliation commission, especially around racial injustice.

This past June, Democratic Congresswoman Barbara Lee of California introduced legislation to establish the " United States Commission on Truth, Racial Healing, and Transformation."

Ibram X. Kendi – the high priest of anti-racism, and author of Target's current favorite book " Antiracist Baby" – proposes a Constitutional anti-racism amendment. This amendment would:

establish and permanently fund the Department of Anti-racism (DOA) comprised of formally trained experts on racism and no political appointees. The DOA would be responsible for pre-clearing all local, state and federal public policies to ensure they won't yield racial inequity, monitor those policies, investigate private racist policies when racial inequity surfaces, and monitor public officials for expressions of racist ideas. The DOA would be empowered with disciplinary tools to wield over and against policymakers and public officials who do not voluntarily change their racist policy and ideas.

If you think that is far-fetched, you haven't been paying attention to the Left's growing radicalism. In a Joe Biden-Kamala Harris administration, a Department of Anti-racism is entirely within the realm of possibility. And of course, such a DOA would never stop at policing government.

We're in a dangerous, precarious moment in our history. Given the events of 2020, should Democrats gain the White House, the Senate, and the House, how many commissions will be in our future? They will suddenly have plenty of political capital to drag the nation through years of commission hearings.

And the Left's form of justice is never satisfied. You think it will stop at a T&R commission on race? MSNBC's Chris Hayes tweeted this month about the need for a commission to deal with Americans who are skeptical about wearing masks:

Or what about a Truth commission on religion? I mean, look at those reckless churches spreading Covid this year. Or this would be a big one – a T&R commission on climate change deniers.

The Left is highly selective when it comes to truth. That's why they are the very last group you want in charge of anything with "Truth and Reconciliation" in the title.

This is one of the most incredibly frustrating things about the Left in America today. The Left insists there is no such thing as absolute truth, while simultaneously insisting there are certain approved truths that are undeniable.

So, you can't question "Science" – even though that's pretty much what every great scientist in history did.

You can't question racism as the explanation for all of existence – because, well, just because.

You can't question third-party "Fact-checkers" – because the powers that be, mainly Big Tech right now, have decided they are the Truth referees and you have to trust what they say because they're using certified external fact-checkers. They just forgot to tell you that they actually fund these third-party fact-checkers. It's like if McDonald's told you to trust third-party health inspectors that they were paying for.

The Left thinks it has a monopoly on Truth. They're the enlightened ones, because they've had the correct instruction, they're privy to the actual facts. It's psychotic arrogance. If you don't buy what they're selling, even if you're just skeptical of it, it's because you either don't have the facts, you willingly deny the facts, or you're simply incapable of grasping the truth because you're blinded by your raging racism problem. It's most likely the racism problem.

The Left never learns from its own preaching. For the past 60-plus years they've decried the House Un-American Activities Committee for trying to root out communists, getting people canceled, ruining Hollywood careers, etcetera. But a HUAC-type committee is precisely what Robert Reich is describing and many on the Left want. It's not enough for Trump to be voted out of office. Americans who helped put him there must be punished. They don't want reconciliation, they want retribution. Because the Left doesn't simply loathe Donald Trump, the Left loathes YOU.

President Donald Trump's performance at last night's final presidential debate was "brilliant" and "the best he's ever done," Glenn Beck said on the radio program Friday.

Glenn described the moments he thought President Trump came across as "sincere," "kind," and "well-informed," as well as Joe Biden's biggest downfalls for of the night — from his big statement on wanting to eliminate the oil industry to his unsurprising gaffes as the debate neared the end. But, the question remains: was Trump's "brilliant performance" enough to win the election?

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This is a moment "Cynical Theories" author James Lindsay probably hoped would never come. The liberal mathematician and host of the "New Discourses Podcast" recently came out as "unhappily" voting Republican, including for President Donald Trump, because the Democratic Party is now being controlled by a far-left movement that seeks to destroy our country and the U.S. Constitution.

He joined Glenn Beck on the radio program Thursday to explain why this election isn't "Trump versus Biden." It's Trump versus a "movement that wants to tear apart American society at its very foundation." Lindsay warned that if it isn't stopped, the left can toss out our rights by rewriting the Constitution — or abolishing it altogether.

"A lot of people don't understand what's happening with the election we have right now," he said. "They think it's a choice between Donald Trump and Joe Biden. And at the surface level, of course, it is. We're voting for each candidate to be duly put into the office of president. But that's not what we really have going on. We have, in Donald Trump, a man who's going to govern as we've all seen — the way he feels like he's going to govern. And we have in Joe Biden, a man captured by a movement that wants to tear apart the American society at its very foundation."

Lindsay noted the popular leftist narratives that call to "abolish anything they don't like," which now includes the U.S. Constitution. He added that "this is the movement that is controlling the Democratic Party."

"It is my belief, that there has been a largely effective kind of silent coup of the Democratic Party, that's turned it completely under the control of this movement. And that's what we're going to be electing with Joe Biden. So I can't do it," he said.

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