Obama: we can absorb a terror attack



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GLENN: There is a new terror threat. The liberals would have pointed out that we're just a few weeks away and now this administration is getting serious about terror in saying there is a new terror threat. Umm, yes. Yes. Do you not believe the terrorists want to blow us up? I do. Do you think that they not see a golden opportunity? I think their golden opportunity quite frankly is after the election because I don't think that a terrorist hit helps the Democrats. I don't think that helps. I think that everybody goes and I could be wrong, but I think this nation says, "You guys wanted to empty out Gitmo. You guys wanted to have terrorist trials. You're hugging the terrorists and playing kissy face with them. You want to sit down and reason with them." So I just don't think that Nancy Pelosi and Harry Reid and Barack Obama get the happy points for a terrorist attack. If you're playing the radical's game, they strike back at whoever it is that hits because you want to tie up the military. If you're playing the crazy game, the revolutionary game. And it helps bleed your treasury dry even faster.

However, I think a smarter play on this is a story that if you look at the Drudge Report, there's a high alert, new terror threat. And then you look straight down and in the mix of stories, there is this: Big sis says more information, lists, databases, matching, cross checks. The next stage of airport screening. The next story on that is, counterterror operation stops trucks on I 20 in Georgia. Intelligence chief declines to comment on alleged Al Qaeda plot. Multiple attack terror plot on European cities.

You see that in the Cass Sunstein fashion, what they would do is they would regulate us and inhibit our freedoms even more.

PAT: That's what I was thinking. When I when he said that we can absorb a terror strike and Woodward seems to be saying that he's setting the American people up for, "Yeah, we can just absorb this and take it. We don't need to respond to it." I think they respond domestically. I think they respond with more inconvenience at the airport, bus stations, the train terminals, more regulations on people, more snooping, more prying into our lives, more, "It's necessary. You guys don't want another one of these, right?"

GLENN: We have to have this on the Internet.

PAT: Have to have it.

GLENN: We have to have the monitoring. We must have warrantless, whatever.

PAT: That's what I think they will do.

GLENN: I think you're right on that.

PAT: And then we have the story about the vans, the x ray vans going through neighborhoods and all this. I think it's all connected.

GLENN: I do, too. I do, too.

PAT: Maybe not. Maybe not.

GLENN: Play Woodward. This is Woodward of Woodward and Bernstein fame on 60 Minutes about President Obama. First you'll hear President Obama.

PRESIDENT OBAMA: I said very early on as a senator and continued to believe as a presidential candidate and now as president that we can we can absorb, uh, a terrorist attack. We do we'll do everything we can to prevent it, but even a 9/11, even the biggest attack ever, that ever took place on our soil, we absorbed it and we are stronger. This is a strong, powerful country that we live in, and our people are incredibly resilient.

WOODWARD: I jumped in my chair a little bit when he told me, when he literally said we can absorb a terrorist attack.

SAWYER: Did he say it before?

WOODWARD: As best I can tell, no. I mean, all the people run around the White House and say we're living on borrowed time in terms of a terrorist attack, and I suspect consciously, unconsciously, he's laying the groundwork for telling the people we can absorb it, we'll try to prevent it, we're strong, we got over 9/11.

PAT: Hmmm.

GLENN: Yeah, we did get over 9/11, and maybe that's the problem. We also did the PATRIOT Act after 9/11, which was a nightmare, and I was foolish enough to go along with it. I was naive. I trusted the government. I was somebody that during the Clinton administration said, can we stop saying that the president is killing people in our national parks? Can we please stop saying that? You know, because what I said at the time was, if we believe that, then we are farther down this road than you even imagine. You can't have a president offing people in the national parks and think, oh, well, but he's good with the dot com thing. You can't have it.

I'm a guy who is has always believed that we have had good presidents and bad presidents but not presidents that wanted to destroy the United States of America. And that may remain true. They may not think they're destroying the United States of America, but I have come to a more adult conclusion after I have stopped just chanting USA, USA, USA and stopped just waving the flag because it's the flag and we're America and we're always great. No. No, we're not always great. Sometimes we really suck beyond imagination, and we have had out and out evil presidents. Woodrow Wilson is one of them. Andrew Jackson is another one. Barack Obama may be the worst of all of them, and Barack Obama is a guy that fundamentally and you don't have to, you don't have to say, "Well, it's evil." He really, I believe he thinks he's doing the right thing. And, in fact, with his idea of collective salvation, he thinks he's doing the moral thing and he wants to fundamentally transform America, which means more regulation and telling people how to live their lives. And this would be a perfect opportunity. Not that he is planning it, not that he is plotting it.

I was just talking to somebody last night who's well, it's Joe. It's our researcher, and he's reading on Bonhoeffer right now, Dietrich Bonhoeffer. I don't know the name of this book. I haven't read it yet, but he has, and it's on my list of things to read. You must read it. You must read it. It's a guy who was in Nazi Germany and he started ringing the bell. He was the Paul Revere of Germany. Unfortunately he couldn't get people to listen to his midnight ride, and he eventually was killed. But he went on for, like, twelve years. Dietrich Bonhoeffer is his name. He's a hero of the left because he was a social justice guy. Of course he was. He was in Europe, in Germany. The choices were communism or national socialism. We have something different here called freedom.

But anyway, been reading about him, and Joe and I were talking about him last night and Joe said, I've also just finished a book, and I think it was from Spears, the Information Minister, not Goebbels, the propaganda minister but the information minister of Germany. And he said in his own diaries, he said that he was there during the Reichstag fire. Now, remember the Reichstag fire was the fight between the two sides.

The media and the left would like you to believe, the progressives would say this is a comparison between the tea parties who are the Nazis and, well, the tea parties who are also just crazy, I guess. Somehow or another they're you know, the tea parties are the Nazis and the Nazis in this scenario. But what it is really is big government against big government. It was the Nazis against the communists. And the Nazis were rounding up the communists. But remember they are, according to Hitler in his own words, we're the same, except we're not a global thing. We will take it over because we're national, because we believe in the German spirit. Where the other was workers of the world unite, they were workers of Germany unite. That's the fundamental difference between the two. They both killed millions of people. And so there was a fight between them: Are we going to be communists or are we going to be Nazis. Well, the Reichstag fire, some people believe that Hitler started it and he blamed it on the communists. And because this is what started the ball rolling. What he did is he rounded up the communists and he put in all kinds of new regulations: Monitoring the trains, monitoring everybody's movements, monitoring everything, locking the country down. It was the Reichstag movement that gave him the power. It was that fire. It was that crisis. Do not waste a crisis.

Now, again a lot of people think that the Nazis started it themselves, but the information minister in his own writings later said, I was there. He didn't everyone in the room was surprised, except Hitler just didn't let the moment pass. He took charge of the moment, and he used it to regulate. So you don't have to go down the conspiracy road with the history of the Reichstag fire. It was an event, it was an iconic event, and Hitler used the moment to convince the German people, we must these people are a danger; we must take the steps here to protect ourselves against them. And he used all kinds of regulation. Now, that's the history of Germany.

The reason why we say and the reason why I demanded that my children go to the not my little ones obviously but my older one. When we were down the week of 8/28 down in Washington, I told my two oldest daughters, you go to the Holocaust museum. You go this week. I'm only requiring you to do one thing and it's that: You go to the Holocaust museum. They have been before, and it's not a pleasant experience. I didn't have to explain it to them. They just said, yes, Dad, okay. And they did. And the reason they know why I say that is because I take seriously the promise, never forget. But that's not remember the names of the people. That's not remember this or remember that. It is remember how it started. Because it's meaningless.

For instance, we read the names of all of the people that died in the World Trade Center. We read the names. And every year we mark and we say remember the names. I'm sorry, and I don't mean this to be an offensive way because every single person that lost their lives is a tragedy. 3,000 Americans lost their lives on that day. But it diminishes, it diminishes their death to only remember their names. We must remember their names, we must remember their stories, we must remember their families, but we must remember what led us to that day. It was our blindness. It was our unwillingness to look at the truth. It was our unwillingness to see the enemies that were in plain sight! It was our unwillingness to think out of the box. Americans could not understand. We could not fathom somebody taking a 747 and flying it into a building. We couldn't think of that. That's unthinkable.

Well, what was unthinkable at 8:00 in the morning on that beautiful Tuesday was not unthinkable by 11:00. The World Trade Centers coming down and being rubble, not unthinkable by 11:00 in the morning. Completely absurd at 8:00.

To remember means look, nobody comes to you as a storm trooper. Do you think a guy dressed up in a uniform on Day Number 1 with a Skull and Crossbones on his hat who says, "I'm going to round up all the Jews, I'm going to put them in gas chambers, in ovens and we're going to burn them all up. We're going to round people up, we're going to build concentration camps that will just be I mean, if you could see the oh, if you could see the piles of bodies that we're going to create. Hey, vote for me." Nobody would vote for that person! Because people are not evil. People are good. They don't want to believe.

How can you possibly have the gas chambers and the crematoriums in towns in Germany without people knowing? It's very easy. People guys, may I ask you: Have you ever avoided going to the doctor because you think something's really wrong? I just did it for six months, for six months I didn't go to the doctors until I have no feeling in my fingertips anymore and I finally was like, okay, I better go to the doctor. Because I knew it was something bad. I avoided it. That's human nature. To remember means you remember the signs, you remember what because they don't by the time they show up in the black uniform with the Skull and Crossbones on the hat, it's too late. And then you have dishonored the memory of all those who have died before. They did die in vain. Be very alert and learn history and remember.

 

I want to talk to you about something that probably didn't make a lot of sense a long time ago. In fact, I can't tell you how many program directors and how many stations threatened to cancel. Or how many calls I got from the average listener saying; What the hell are you even talking about when I talked about, the leadership of Martin Luther King.

I have done everything I can — as much as I possibly can — to teach you about Martin Luther King and nonviolent protests. And I don't think there's anybody in the media who has talked about nonviolence longer and more in-depth on commercial airwaves than me. Preachers, certainly. But commercial airwaves — I don't think anybody has.

Now I think many are beginning to understand why I tried to lay that foundation. I have told you since September 11th that I have this feeling you are going to be the group of people that will, in the end, save the republic.

I've always believed that. I don't know how it's saved. It might just be preserved in our hearts, I don't know. But I believe it now.

I never wanted us to get to this point — everything I've done is to prevent us from getting here. But everybody is so politically tied to their side that no one will let their shields down and actually listen to one another.

And we're at that desperate point now.

You are equipped to save the republic because you at least hopefully have a fundamental understanding of the Constitution and the Bill of Rights. And you have at least a basic understanding of American history. More importantly, what makes this audience so phenomenal is that it is the most generous and service-minded audience of any show in America and perhaps the world.

That's part of what continues to be so frustrating about the Capitol invasion last week. Because you're being maligned.

You.

I know who you are. This is the most peaceful, generous, loving, God-fearing, authentic and patriotic audience in America. And you are frustrated and you are tired of being hit in the face and being called bigot and everything else no matter what you do.

I've been called an anti-Semite just in the last 24 hours by everybody, unjustly.

I get it.

You are now being tainted by the actions of complete imbeciles who do not represent you and me. It's not fair. But that's the hand that we're being dealt and God is in charge and He is not surprised.

We know the left's current tactics fail in the long run. Silencing. Canceling. Taking away rights.

We know the left's current tactics fail in the long run. Silencing. Canceling. Taking away rights. These are the hallmarks of regime, after regime, after Marxist regime on the ash heaps of history. Now China is still there because they've taken the so-called free market and took the capitalist system and they combined it with their Marxist utopia.

I don't know what's going to happen to the people over there. Especially seeing that our high-tech has joined them to weed out the dissidents. But it's not inevitable that we join them.

And it is going to require us to take a stand. Just not in the way that most people — especially if they're angry — think is most effective. Look at the ratings of BLM. 78 percent of Americans, at the beginning of the summer, thought that they were swell.

That number is in the low 20s now. Why? Because violence doesn't work.

I don't know if you saw the fellowship of the ring, but if you did, do you remember when Frodo said: "I don't want to do this!"

He's lamenting having to face down the evil and he's just one guy. I'll never forget it because it was right after 9/11, that the movie came out. I'll never forget Gandalf's reply. He said: "So do we all who live to see such times. But that is not for them to decide. All we have to decide is what we're going to do with the time that is given us."

We can't decide what others are going to do. We can't control the dangerous Orwellian darkness that seems to be descending on America. All we can control is our response and strive to lead by example. If you know anyone in your sphere of influence who might be planning to attend one of these armed rallies in the coming days, beg them not to go. Do everything you can to stop them.

That's not a way to take a stand and it will not protect anything you hold dear and it will endanger the republic. It is what the other side wants.

So how do we take a stand?

The first thing I need you to do today is to help lower the temperature. It has been so hard for me not to respond to people on Twitter who have called me every name under the sun because I quoted the leading Holocaust historian last night on Tucker Carlson.

But see, that wasn't an attack on me, that was an attack on Tucker. If you can scare the guests from coming on to Tucker, you destroy Tucker. That's what they're doing.

Do not vent your anger on social media. At this point, it is probably just going to get your account shut down.

I want you to write this down and I want you to keep this in front of you.

Blessed are the peacemakers. For they will be called the children of God.

That means something today, much more than it did six months ago.

Blessed be the peacemakers.

Be a peacemaker.

And this is the hard part, you can't disconnect. Because things are moving too rapidly. You must stay plugged in.

But I want you to reach out to someone in kindness on social media. Encourage someone. Do not engage with the darkness. Be the light in the corner of your world.

You need to be a leader for what is to come.

And I know I'm asking you almost the impossible. I know you're angry and frustrated and it is gut-wrenching to feel that you're powerless to stop your nation from what you believe is sliding into the abyss.

You are not powerless. You are not voiceless.

I believe it too, with everything in me. I wish I was wrong. I hope that I am. I pray that I am. But know this: You are not powerless. You are not voiceless. You may be the only voice that anyone hears. Voices like mine will go away. I am trying to think of what I need to share with you before, God forbid, that ever happens. Because I cannot live with myself if I talked about something stupid politically and I find my voice silenced and then saying, I wish I would have said this or I wish I would have told them that.

You wield more power than you know. Not because of your voice or being able to call your congressman. You're more powerful than you know because you understand the real problem in America. The real problem in America is not political.

It is spiritual.

If you're like me when you get angry, you think that you are going to take on this challenge on your own — you are not being humble. You think you'll fix it. Everything that is happening to us is because we are an arrogant, out of control people.

We must humble ourselves. Please, you have the skill and the strength to endure the fiery darts that are going to come your way or already are. But this is a problem with our hearts.

You cannot reach someone's head without capturing their heart and no one is going to capture anyone's heart through violence.

Start in your own home and then reach out and if you're able, serve your neighbor. If you can, serve your local community. You must be a beacon of light in a very dark place. I'm going to ask you to do something you're really not going to like. And that's how I know things are from God. When I hear something or I think something and I'm like — oh crap, I don't want to do that — and you just know it it's right. You just know it's what God wants. And you're hoping that maybe you didn't hear it.

And it's so horrible. Because it's the last thing you want to do. But God is unlike many of our churches and preachers, He doesn't tell us what we want to hear. He doesn't have to pay for the church or get collection. Or be judged by how many people go.

Rise above the fray, with service and love, with malice toward none and charity toward all.

He'll say the same thing and he'll lose whole flocks. And they'll eventually start to go — oh wait, where is the Shepherd again?

But I have to tell you now some things that I want you to do. And they're not new. But I need you to hear me. I am asking you if you want to stand for the republic, I need you first to pray.

Pray like you've never prayed before. Pray for humility. Pray for guidance. Pray for peace. Pray for those people who you think you hate. Because you don't. Because hatred does not come from any good place.

Then I want you go out and serve someone in any way possible. On inauguration day especially, get your family and your children involved. Volunteer somewhere, take someone a meal. Do something to lift the spirits of hospital workers or your local police department.

Help a stranger mow a lawn, fix someone's car, pick up trash on the side of the highway. Do what you can do. But the most important thing is to do it with a sincere heart. And if someone asks you, why are you doing this? Just say, because I love my country.

Rise above the fray with service and love, with malice toward none and charity toward all.

Watch how the conversation went on radio HERE:

A pre-Inauguration Day plea: You wield MUCH more power than you know youtu.be


Early Monday morning, Amazon Web Services removed social networking platform Parler from its cloud servers. This comes just after Apple and Google removed the Parler app from their app stores over the weekend.

"You can't find them on the internet anymore. They're gone," Glenn Beck said on his radio program Monday.

"This is something I warned you of four years ago ... because a profound technological change is coming," he continued. "I told you, at the time, high tech will need the government, and the government will need high tech. And they will work together to preserve their power and their position. This is what's happening, today."

Glenn said he believes the "far left" has been talking about breaking up companies like Parler for years, and that the Capitol riots provided the opportunity they needed.

"This is not the end of this. This is where the Left is starting," he warned. "Those who persist in standing for freedom of speech, freedom of expression, freedom to assemble, freedom to keep and bear arms, those people will be targeted for deletion. You will be hounded, boycotted, fired, ostracized, and de-platformed. And the louder and the more significant and effective your voice is, the bigger the target is on your back.

"But, let me say this: I will never stop standing for freedom of speech, freedom of expression, freedom to assemble, freedom to keep and bear arms, and all of the rest of the Bill of Rights. That is the American thing to do."

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Glenn Beck: This is the REAL Raphael Warnock and our new 'national religion'

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Multiple news outlets have called one of Georgia's Senate runoff elections for the Rev. Raphael Warnock, the Democrat who defeated Republican incumbent Sen. Kelly Loeffler.

So, on the radio show Wednesday, Glenn Beck looked into what this "radical preacher" has been saying in the past — and what he'll likely bring to the U.S. Senate in the future.

"Warnock is in one of the most influential and powerful stages of the country. And I use the word 'stage' intentionally," Glenn said. "It's the pulpit. He's the guy who says, if you voted for Donald Trump, well, you're a sinner."

Glenn introduced a video clip in which Warnock asserts:

If it is true that a man who has dominated the news and poisoned the discussion for months needs to repent, then it is doubly true that a nation that can produce such a man and make his vitriol go viral, needs to repent. I know, no matter what happens next month, more than a third of the nation that would go along with this, has reason to be afraid. America needs to repent for its worship of whiteness!

"So, (according to Warnock) you should be afraid," Glenn said. "Oh, and whiteness is evil. And, somehow or another, America has been worshiping whiteness ... see, critical race theory is now our new national religion."

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Nancy Pelosi and her growing ensemble of radical leftists are making sure that 2021 will be just as terrible as 2020 — terrible, and forcefully gender-neutral. The 117th Congress convened on Sunday, and on Monday, they shifted the goalposts by approving a 45-pages rules package, "H. Res 7," in a 217 to 206 vote. The Rules Package is the brainchild of Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Rules Committee Chairman James McGovern (D-MA).

Yesterday, in a speech to the House, Republican Rep. Tom Cole described the proposals as "some of the harshest and most cynical that I've experienced during my time in Congress." Congressman Steve Scalise accurately called it a "Soviet-Style rules package. ... designed to take away the voice of 48% of this chamber."

Some of the many wild rule changes include a continuation of proxy voting during the coronavirus pandemic, a ban on lawmakers convicted of certain crimes from visiting the House floor, and of course what would Democrats be without their hatred for Donald Trump? With the rule changes, they've found a way to attack Trump even after he's left office. They've added provisions that allow them to send subpoenas to former Presidents, former VPs, and former White House staff long after their administration has left the White House.

They've added provisions that allow them to send subpoenas to former Presidents, former VPs, and former White House...

Pelosi called the plan a "visionary rules package" which "reflects the values of her diverse Democratic majority," framing the proposal as a departure from ignorance, with that elitist under-handed way of condescending to non-woke Americans. She called them "future-focused proposals," as if conservatives and Republicans aren't worried about the future. Democrats honestly believe this. Believe that we pray to God for the destruction of the future, whatever it means. Although, Democrats are certainly not the authority on prayer: They can't even say one without jamming it full of woke inanity. And "inanity" is the word for it. Because the Democrats have devolved into utter nonsense.

In the news cycle, stories get buried. It feels like we're all constantly putting out fires. Politicians love this: Just about every controversy vanishes quickly. Shady legislation goes unnoticed. The mainstream media isn't going to report on this, not with any semblance of honesty or critical thought. As always, they're more interested in attacking Donald Trump. So it's up to us to ask, "Wait a minute, you're doing what now?"

You may be thinking, "How do the rules for the House of Representatives affect me?" Because you can tell a lot about a person by the way they run their house, or in this case their workplace. If this is how they want to conduct their workplace, I'm terrified to see how they'll run the country. Because, even though it will require ethical breaches and severe overreach, that's exactly what they're about to do, including a rule that keeps the House Minority from amending legislation on the floor.

In true leftist fashion, Democrats have projected their own injustices on Republicans. Like how the bill refers to the new rules as "sweeping ethics reforms," the implication being that there were ethical violations that demanded reforming.

Yesterday, House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy said it best, delivered a scathing rebuke of House Democrats. I recommend watching the whole thing. In particular, he took umbrage with the way the rules violate our freedom of speech, the most important right that we have as Americans.

He's right: This hatred for free speech began in academia. Specifically, from the Marxist radicals who promote and adhere to Critical Theory. We conservatives have spent so much time on Critical Race Theory, but we're missing the bigger picture. Critical Race Theory is just a wart on the looming monster known as Critical Theory. If you think the riots were bad, if you thought sports had become overrun by woke politics, if you thought colleges were bad already — you better get ready for the ideological tidal wave, because it's so about to be much worse. The whole thing is Critical Theory gone wild. I'll tell you why in a moment. First, let's look through the details.

Gender

The resolution aims to "make this House of Representatives the most inclusive in history," and opens by formally establishing the Office of Diversity and Inclusion. An entire department within the lower house of Congress devoted to bringing Critical Theory to life."Inclusion and diversity," two concepts entrenched in Critical Theory inanity. The left would call them "dog whistles," seemingly innocuous words that signal something evil. Apparently, inclusion and diversity are the reason House Democrats felt the need to change the name of the Office of the Whistleblower Ombudsman, "to the gender-neutral Office of the Whistleblower Ombuds."

Then they really lose it in subsection e: "Gender-Inclusive Language." This section "modernizes the use of pronouns, familial relationship terminology, and other references to gender in order to be inclusive of all members, delegates, resident commissioners, employees of the House, and their families."

In other words, the standing rules will now be gender-inclusive. ''Seamen'' will now be ''seafarers." ''Chairman'' is ''Chair." And one clause of House rules removed the terms father, mother, son, daughter, brother, sister, uncle, aunt, first cousin, nephew, niece, husband, wife, father-in-law, mother-in-law, son-in-law, daughter-in-law, brother-in-law, sister-in-law, stepfather, stepmother, stepson, stepdaughter, stepbrother" — you get the idea.

The new rules also require "standing committees to include in their oversight plans a discussion of how committee work over the forthcoming Congress will address issues of inequities on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, age, or national origin; honor all gender identities by changing pronouns and familial relationships in the House rules to be gender-neutral."

Free Speech

One of the most egregious parts of the rules changes is the way they'll compromise free speech. Democrats want to protect free speech only if it's something they agree with. They've taken this to villainous extremes.

Deep Fake Media

●The Democrat rules package also made it an ethics violation for members to knowingly distribute "deep fake" media.

●The wording is vague, and could easily encompass conservative media. What do they mean by fake media? Memes? Articles? Jokes? Op-eds? "regulations addressing the dissemination by electronic means of any image, video, or audio file that has been distorted or manipulated with the intent to mislead the public.

●It applies not only to Representatives' official accounts but also to their personal accounts, a clear violation of free speech. "They would penalize any member who shares news or views that liberals and their allies in the media deem 'fake.' They actually make it an ethics violation, which is usually reserved for such unbecoming conduct as bribery and corruption."

Pay As You Go (PayGo) Exemptions

●The new rules also weaken PayGo, a budgetary-control measure that limits "Tax and Spend" policies and requires Congress to offset spending on bills that would increase the deficit.

●They are the payment rules on legislation related to the virus and climate change that previously required lawmakers to identify new revenue sources or spending cuts to fund their priorities.

●Democrats will now be able to force through any legislation regardless of the cost, and for legislation like the Green New Deal. Yet AOC actually had a problem with this caveat, but of course, her reason for opposing it is as asinine as you'd expect.

The Motion to Recommit (MTR)

Congress is a majoritarian institution. They govern themselves, as long as it doesn't violate the Constitution. Since Democrats regained the majority two years ago, they have treaded that line and I would say that they've been downright unconstitutional. For those entire two years, they boasted that in 2020 they'd sweep Congress, all of it, but especially The House of Representatives. They were wrong, and now they have the slimmest majority in years. And I'm positive that their hubris is largely responsible.

They were wrong, and now they have the slimmest majority in years.

Since the creation of the modern party system shortly before the Civil War, there have been 18 House majority changes, with Democrats in power the most.

●The motion to recommit provides one final opportunity for the House to debate and amend a measure, typically after the engrossment and third reading of the bill, before the Speaker orders the vote on final passage. ... The motion does not delay or kill the bill. MTR gives the Minority, and by extension their constituents, a voice by denying them the chance to debate a bill on the floor.

●It's been around since the House was founded, and in its present form since 1909. In 1919, Rep. Abraham Garrett said that "The Motion to Recommit is regarded as so sacred, it's one of the few rules protected against the Committee on Rules by the General Rules of the House."

●When Pelosi was in the Minority, she described the MTR as grounded in the Free Speech guaranteed by our constitution. Anytime the Republicans had the majority, they never even considered cutting off MTR.

Democrats shifted the goalposts by redefining words, by degrading the current meanings, and by trying to convince us that we are fundamentally immoral. It's textbook Critical Theory: attack our sense of reality, our understanding of knowledge, our guiding beliefs, and, now, our most fundamental rights.

We've entered the era of Critical Theory. Wokeness is the new law.

Literally.

The time for metaphors is over; the House of Representatives just instituted wokeness into policy. They're still not saying the quiet part aloud. Critical Theory allows for this. Saddle up to the new normal. The new authoritarianism. Just like how nobody took 20 seconds to hop on Wikipedia and check the etymology of "amen", none of the Democrats have really thought out their plan.

Article I, Section 8 of The Constitution delineates the powers granted to the Congress, one of which is "to provide for calling forth the militia to execute the laws of the Union, suppress insurrections and repel Invasions."

Well, lately, America has been overrun by insurrections and invasions and Congress can't do much about it because they're in on the insurrection. Significant factions within the legislative branch have encouraged these insurrections, they have validated the invasive radicals who threaten to destroy our country. And they've done it under the auspices of furtherance. Of being progressive. Of not being racist, or transphobic, or whatever insult is trendy on woke Twitter.

The time for metaphors is over; the House of Representatives just instituted wokeness into policy.

They're saying, "surrender some of your rights, some of your luxuries, some of your privileges — you have so many, you don't deserve them — and you'll make the world a smidge better." It's the kind of ideology that shreds through people like they're nothing and it is swallowing America whole. Once they change the rules and they change the words, you're living a real-life version of Orwell's 1984. What we need in a moment like this are strong people willing to face the wrath of a Leftist establishment that is all too happy to watch the world burn.

McCarthy talked about how people were feeling this indignation. Well, Kevin, I want you to know, it's not just you. I feel it. I think more than 70 million Americans feel it.


WATCH HIS FULL SPEECH HERE:

Leader McCarthy Slams Democrats' House Rules Package youtu.be


It's not going away any time soon.

And today, I ask that you just prepare mentally, for a rough road ahead. But one that we win in, in the end. And I can say it with confidence because I know the truth, will always set people free.

The truth will always prevail.