Glenn Beck: Establishment losing their grip




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GLENN: One is the O'Donnell story where the media is trying to do their best to take down O'Donnell and the establishment is doing it. The establishment has band themselves together. You have the GOP coming out and saying what a horrible candidate O'Donnell is. And quite honestly I think there's something wrong with this. There's something wrong. I mean, okay, really the things that we have on O'Donnell, I guess, is that, what was it? She didn't pay a bill, she's the anti masturbation candidate? I mean, I think I'm going to go out on a limb and say that's probably an okay stance to take. I mean, unless you want to be the, "Hey, I'm with playing for yourself with yourself all the time" candidate.

STU: Well, it's not like she's out advocating for a law to stop masturbation.

PAT: Right.

STU: She's Roman Catholic, that's all.

GLENN: And she's in a church and she made a statement something along the do we have the audio? We should get this today. Where she's making the statement of, hey, you know, maybe that's not the best idea.

STU: Yeah, she said basically, you know, we you know, God says to not have lust in your heart and it's pretty hard to masturbate without lust in our heart. It's not exactly an absurd point. I mean, you know.

GLENN: I mean, it's crazy.

STU: It's a private thing.

GLENN: Right.

STU: You know what I mean? She's advocating a position, essentially a group she's joined in her private life.

GLENN: Look, this is we're pro choice. We're pro choice here on this issue. If that's what you want to do in your own personal life, okay, go for it. I personally work so hard every day that I'm just too tired.

PAT: Really? Do you tell yourself I've got a headache?

GLENN: I've got a headache and a backache.

PAT: I'm sorry, I've got a headache.

GLENN: And I'm too sleepy tonight, honey. I mean, you know, how is this a bad thing to say that, you know, no, I don't think we should all we should maybe go out, talk to someone, have a get a girlfriend, okay?

STU: So that's basically what she said. She's like, you know, if I'm the wife and he's doing that, what does he need me for?

GLENN: Exactly right.

STU: That's what she says.

GLENN: And what is tied, what is tied to this? Pornography. Can you show me a study that shows that pornography is good for society, good for the family? It's not. Almost everything that we've got going on in our country right now can be tied with families can be tied directly to pore nothing avenue. It's insidious. So

STU: But you are not pushing for a law to ban it.

GLENN: I don't look.

STU: It's something and that's her point there. She's like, I don't think it's a good thing.

GLENN: Personal responsibility.

STU: My faith says it's not a good thing. Do you not just not Roman Catholics?

PAT: There was another deal, too, and it was a morally

GLENN: Oh, it was the one on Bill Maher.

STU: The Nazi thing which is even more absurd.

PAT: About lying.

STU: Yeah. Basically they said she said quickly that, hey, I don't think you should ever lie. And they said, well, you should never lie? What if you're hiding Jews and there are Nazis there asking you about it? And her answer was, well, look, you know, I think in that situation God would present an opportunity to not lie and save the Jews. Crazy! I mean, it's kind yes, she didn't say she

GLENN: Why is she rounding up Jews and killing them in their basement?

STU: That's essentially what they are saying about her and it makes I think it makes the average person say, look, if they are attacking her with this nonsense, yeah, what's

GLENN: Now here's the thing. There's something wrong here. I don't know what it is, but these guys in the GOP and maybe it's just that she's the straw that broke the camel's back. Or that there's something else that went on between the establishment and her that we're just not aware of. But she's being presented as the worst candidate of all time.

PAT: Well, and you can kind of understand that before the primary happened. You can say, okay, they had a vicious battle to win the primary. I get that. What I don't get

GLENN: There's something else.

PAT: Is something that's happened since the election.

GLENN: There's something else.

PAT: If you're the Republican Party and she's a Republican, you've got to throw everything behind her now.

GLENN: Right. I think it's because she's not going to play ball. And these guys, these Republicans, the establishment Republicans, they're not going to give up. I mean, they will this is my theory on the left. Democrats, you have gotten into bed, there are Democrats, then there are which are fine. Then there are liberal Democrats which are a pain in my neck but they're fine. Then there's the progressive who is not a Democrat, has cloaked himself as a Democrat. The progressive is the beginning of danger. But then you also have the revolutionary. Those are your slices of the Democratic Party. We can negotiate and deal with Democrats and liberal Democrats. Progressives are in both parties and they don't care. They don't care about anything except their own agenda. You want to talk about extremists, it's the progressives and the revolutionaries in the Democratic Party. Real revolutionaries.

Now, you look at O'Donnell. For some reason they are all attacking her and I have to ask myself, has anyone looked at Harry Reid's pet? Now, this is a quote from Harry Reid. He says I'm going to be very honest with you. Chris Coons, everybody knows him in the Democratic caucus. Quote: He's my pet. Let me tell you about him. He's a graduate of Yale Divinity School which should make you freak out if you know anything about Yale Divinity School. Yale Law School, two time national debate champion. He represents two thirds of the state now in elected capacity.

I don't know if you've ever seen him or heard him speak. He's a dynamic speaker. I don't mean loud or long. He's a communicator. So that's how I feel about Delaware. I've always thought Chris Coons was going to win. I told him that and I tried to get him to run. I'm glad he's running. I just think the world of him. Quote: He's my pet, end quote. This is Harry Reid.

Now, will someone look into Chris Coons because we have, and we'll have this story for you in just a few minutes on who he is. The guy's a Marxist. The guy's a staunch anticapitalist. You want to talk about a bad candidate, okay, you can talk about the masturbation thing all you want. Really? Is that what we've turned into in this country?

PAT: Between a Marxist and an antimasturbation candidate? I'm going the antimasturbation every time.

GLENN: Can I tell you something? I'm going to go if it's a Marxist and a masturbation, a pro masturbation candidate, I'm going to go with the masturbation man.

STU: You are saying that you think the philosophy of government might be more relevant to an election than the masturbation stance?

GLENN: Yes, I think so.

STU: That's interesting. That's interesting.

GLENN: I think so.

STU: That's a crazy take, Glenn. I don't know where you get that from.

GLENN: Yeah. Oh, the hyperinflation candidate over the hypothetical answer on Hitler candidate, I think I'm going to go with the hypothetical Hitler answer.

STU: You mean the one she said she still wanted to protect the Jews?

GLENN: Yes.

STU: But didn't want to lie about it?

GLENN: Yes.

STU: What a controversial mark!

GLENN: I know, I know. There's something wrong here. And if you happen to be listening and you're in the elite power circles and you don't want anything to do with it anymore, you call us or tip us off because there's something going on here. And maybe it's just that the elites are so hacked off that this is the straw that, you know, broke the camel's back but I don't think so.

STU: Well, you know, some people are saying, look, you know, it went from a heavily favored Republican seat to a heavily favored Democrat seat with that result.

GLENN: Right.

STU: And I still think there's a great chance that she wins because we've seen this happen over and over and over again in this cycle but it could just be that.

GLENN: Let me tell you something. The political class is doing the same thing that they always do. They did it with Marco Rubio. How far up is Marco Rubio?

STU: One poll has him up 16 now.

GLENN: If you A/B Marco Rubio and Crist, you see Marco Rubio is the candidate for Florida. If you A/B Coons, the Marxist, against the masturbation lady, I think we're going to go with the antimasturbation lady.

STU: Really that's not the title you want as a candidate, the masturbation lady?

GLENN: No, I rather have I would rather be known as masturbation man than, Marxist man! If I'm running for president or if I'm running for the Senate, I really think I would be rather known as antimasturbation man.

STU: Not if you are running for president in Cuba. Would you rather be the Marxist man.

PAT: Or the northeast apparently.

STU: Or the northeast.

PAT: Because we've got you know, you've got Sanders, you've got Coons, you've got these people who are just so far left, they are so far out of the mainstream.

GLENN: They are doing the same thing that they did with Barack Obama. They are not even talking about the other candidate.

PAT: No.

GLENN: They are not talking about who he is. You know, the last time and even if she loses, in 1994 Oliver North wanted to run for the Senate. He had been convinced by a bunch of Christian conservatives and people said, you know, these people didn't like the way the Republican establishment and where it was going in Virginia and they said, we have got to grab ahold of the reins in Virginia of the Republican Party. And the Republican Party went crazy because Chuck Robb was the candidate that the Republican thought would, "Oh, really, he... he'll be easily defeated if the right GOP candidate was chosen." Well, the people in Virginia bucked the establishment and they went with Oliver North. And Oliver North went in against Robb in the general election and Oliver North lost. But that's not where the story ends. Look what happened. It changed the debate. It helped Virginia and the Republican Party start to return to its conservative roots. Sometimes you lose a battle but you win the war. She's going to change the debate, if we continue to debate the real issues, which is money. How much money are we spending? Who can we possibly trust to shut that off? Who believes in small government and who believes in redistribution of wealth? That's what this is about. Not whether, you know, behind closed doors you do whatever it is you do. That's up to you and God. That's it. There's a massive game being played and it's being played by the Democrats and the Republicans. And for the good of the republic, I just know, I just know the American people are good and they are awake. Not all of them but they are awake. In the Democratic Party as well they are awake. And whether they go and they cross lines and vote for somebody else, I think they are going to just stay home. I think a lot of them will stay home. Because how do you vote for how do you you can't justify. Normal American Democrats, not the uber left but the normal people, the people like my grandparents were, people like my mother in law was. You know, they just, they're not into this. They're just not into this. They know that this is reckless spending and they are being lied to. And they're in bed with special interests. And they're collapsing the country. They know it. Just like many Republicans knew it when George W. Bush was doing it at the end. Now, the question is can they get past their politics and start looking at the values and principles, and I think yes. But there is an amazing group of people that have assembled to con you into changing what was it that Michelle Obama said? We're going to have to change our history, we're going to have to change our traditions? And one of them is in faith. And we have some amazing audio for you coming up in just a second.

The FBI recently sent more than a dozen armed agents to the home of well-known pro-life activist Mark Houck to arrest him for allegedly violating the Freedom of Access to Clinic Entrances or FACE Act. Now the father of seven faces up to 11 years in prison over claims that he blocked a man from entering an abortion clinic and shoved him when he wouldn't stop verbally harassing Mark's 12-year-old son. Now, if that doesn't sound insane enough, this all happened after local authorities dropped the case. So, what's the full story here?

Attorney Peter Breen joined Glenn Beck on the radio program Tuesday to tell the family's side of the story, including how the case was already "won" three years ago, and how, after receiving a target letter from the United States Attorney's Office for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, Mark's legal team agreed to cooperate fully, only to hear nothing back until the day the FBI showed up on Mark's doorstep.

Breen also explained how the FBI has tried to downplay "abuse of power" claims, accusing Mark's wife of making "inaccurate claims" about the terrifying experience.

"Ryan-Marie, who is Mark's wife, she thought she saw 25 [FBI agents.] The FBI came back and said it wasn't 25, it was no more than 15 or 20 heavily armed federal agents. And she had called them a 'SWAT team' because she's a lay person. I don't know the difference between a SWAT team and a bunch of heavily armed, armored, and shield-bearing federal agents," Breen said.

According to Fox News, a senior FBI source said:

There may have been 15-20 agents at the scene, but denied 25 were there. The agents who came to the door had guns out and at the ready, according to this FBI source, but the guns were never pointed at Houck or his family and were lowered or holstered as soon as Houck was taken into custody. Houck was handcuffed with a belly chain.

"So, yeah, they had guns drawn and pointed at Mark in front of his wife and their children. And that whole show of force was done against a man who was not a drug lord, not a mafia boss, but instead, a law-abiding pillar of the community whose attorney said, 'we'll bring him in if you decide to charge, even though you have no case.'"

Breen went on to assert that he believes Congress "needs to" hold Attorney General Merrick Garland accountable for the arrest. "I can't imagine that those 20 federal agents were excited about being called out to a peaceful man's home, guns drawn," he said.

In the video clip below, Breen goes on the explain what he believes should happen next, and why Houck's arrest "should frighten all of us." Can't watch? Download the podcast here.

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Gavin McInnes broke the internet last month when his live show was interrupted, and it appeared that he was arrested. He broke the internet again a few weeks later when he admitted that the arrest was staged as part of what was intended to be an elaborate prank.

McInnes joined Glenn Beck on "Glenn TV" to explain the real reason behind his disastrous prank.

"This was a $10,000 joke. I lost 100 subscribers because of it, but I was going away to Paris for a week because my daughter is going to college and I thought let's make it interesting," McInnes said of his decision to fake an on-air arrest in the middle of his live "Get Off My Lawn" podcast on August 25.

"There was a method to the madness, with the prank ... my point was, first of all, this is happening to people in real-time. Tim Poole has been swatted a million times," he explained to Glenn. "The thought police are in full effect. I also wanted to lampoon the media's bloodlust for us suffering."

Glenn played a clip of the now-infamous hoax while McInnes explained what was really going on behind the scenes, including how his very drunk friend "Unrelia-Bill" was supposed to act the part of the arresting officer but ended up being much too intoxicated (at "2 pm") to speak even a few lines, and how smugly gleeful the "far left" was when they thought McInnes had actually been arrested.

Watch the video clip below to catch more of the conversation:


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Glenn Beck joined Fox News' Tucker Carlson on Thursday night to discuss Visa Inc.'s "horrifying" new plans to flag firearm sales by separately categorizing purchases at gun shops, a move that Glenn aptly described as "the next step in banning guns."

In what's been hailed as a major victory for gun control activists, Visa agreed to adopt the International Organization for Standardization's (ISO) new set of standards by creating a special merchant category code for gun and ammunition sales.

In his appearance on "Tucker Carlson Tonight," Glenn shared a letter written by Robert B. Thomson III, a senior vice president at Visa, showing that the credit card company initially pushed back on the ISO's new rules.

“We believe that asking payment networks to serve as a moral authority by deciding which legal goods can or cannot be purchased sets a dangerous precedent,” Thomson wrote in the letter to pro-gun-control lawmakers, including Democratic Sen. Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts.

Just days later, however, Visa had agreed to comply with the ISO's plan to establish a new merchant category code for gun stores. So why did Visa suddenly flip?

As Glenn explained, it all comes down to pressure from America's largest union-owned bank, the Amalgamated Bank, one of the only unionized banks in the United States and a proud proponent of ESG (Environmental, Social, and Governance) investing.

"This is the next step in banning guns," Glenn asserted.

"It's horrifying!" Tucker responded after several seconds of stunned silence.

"I'm so grateful you did the reporting on this," he told Glenn. "I'm not sure why it falls to you since we have a couple of very large daily newspapers in this country you'd think would want to report this, yet none of them did. So, Glenn Beck did."


On a recent episode of "The Glenn Beck Program," Glenn broke down the details of this latest attack on the Second Amendment and revealed how this is a step toward something even worse than federal gun registration. Watch the video clip below for more details. Can't watch? Download the podcast here.


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Glenn Beck: Here's why Stacey Abrams' fetal heartbeat remarks are hilarious but TERRIFYING

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Georgia Democratic gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams has a new pro-abortion conspiracy theory: "There is no such thing as a [fetal] heartbeat at six weeks ... it is a manufactured sound designed to convince people that men have a right to take control of a woman’s body."

On the radio program Thursday, Glenn Beck and producer Stu Burguiere agreed Abrams' latest "misinformation" is not just ridiculous but could be dangerous if people are actually willing to believe her.

"If you want to defend abortion, go ahead and defend it. Defend what you're actually doing. Stop denying what is reality," Stu said. "If this is such a great defensible policy, then just come out and defend it, but they never can ... you notice how they can't go to the actual thing they say is so important. They keep defending these other things that aren't true."

Glenn said the pro-choice movement was successful for a long time because most people want the decision to be up to the woman and her doctor and that abortion should be safe, legal, and rare. But when leftists began "celebrating" their abortions or calling for "abortion on demand" at any point in the pregnancy, that's when they start to lose support.

"Because they've celebrated abortion and are losing regular people, you can't put that genie back in the bottle. So, what do they have to do now? They have to take the insane step of discrediting medical machines and technology," Glenn said.

"This is after two years, by the way, of them claiming the biggest scandal in the world was people suggesting the voting machines were hacked — after they previously said that voting machines were hacked in elections they [Democrats] lost," Stu pointed out.

"Honestly, gang, think this through because this is where life gets very scary. This is where you go to authoritarian rule and you can kill millions of people because you're truly now discrediting things that everyone knows is true," Glenn warned.

"So, if you disagree ... you can say that is an evil magic box that has made up sounds in it to convince people. If they will buy that, you're at the Salem witch trials. 'If she doesn't float, she wasn't a witch.' That's what you're looking at right now — and what's frightening is, [Abrams] can say this with a straight face and no one discredits her," he continued.

"You don't think that they can convince those people that you are a terrorist because of the way you vote? [...] You don't think they can convince half the country that you should be eliminated, liquidated, put into a camp, whatever authoritarians love to do? ... We are headed towards dangerous, dangerous times. We better wake up and stand together because this is frightening — it's hilarious — but because people are taking it seriously, it is terrifying," Glenn added.

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