Glenn Beck: Who are Fabian Socialists?

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GLENN: Here is George Bernard Shaw, probably the most famous Fabian

socialist, what we would call a progressive here in America.

SHAW: You must all know half a dozen people at least who are no use in this

world, who are more trouble than they are worth. Just put them there and say

Sir, or Madam, now will you be kind enough to justify your existence? If you

can't justify your existence, if you're not pulling your weight, and since you

won't, if you're not producing as much as you consume or perhaps a little more,

then, clearly, we cannot use the organizations of our society for the purpose of

keeping you alive, because your life does not benefit us and it can't be of very

much use to yourself.

GLENN: Okay. Stop. So, he's saying here we must all know people that, you know,

are a burden to society and just put them in front and say justify your life and

if they can't justify what they do for society, well, then we just will have to

kill them. We don't you don't your life has no purpose to us. Does it's cold and

calculating as someone saying I could put a pillow over the face of a child so,

who are these Fabian socialists? Fabian socialists will make you believe that,

oh, well, that's old stuff, just exactly the way the progressives do now. They

dismiss their history, but can you tell me, can a bad can a bad tree bear good

fruit? Can a seed of can could the Nazis, could could Stalin grow anything that

is good? Could a seed that comes from Stalin grow anything good? Could it?

Philosophically I don't think so. I don't think so. The progressives and the

Fabian socialists want to deny or distance themselves, all the while Hillary

Clinton says I'm an early more than, early 20th century American progressive.

That's who George Bernard Shaw was hanging out with and they had the same

elitist kind of ideas. It is where it is where the idea of eugenics, breed the

perfect race, breed a better voter. So, here's the Fabian socialists, their

plan. These are just their these are just their goals and, again, there's no

Star Chamber here. These are all stated.

No. 1, a strong, centralized government. Do you agree with that? No. 2, a

powerful executive at the expense of Congress and the judicial. No. 3,

government controlled banking, credit, and securities exchange. Do you agree

with these so far? How many ask if you agree with them and then ask how many

have been done. No. 4, government control over employment. No. 5, unemployment

insurance and old age pensions. No. 6, universal medical care, food, and

universal housing programs. By the way, did I tell you in an unrelated move that

Fannie and Freddie, the government, will be underwriting 98% of all loans this

year and they're about to stop all foreclosures. Anyway, I don't know what the

universal housing program here in the Fabian socialist made me think of that,

but No. 7, access to unlimited government borrowing. No. 8, a managed monetary

system. No. 9, government control over foreign aid. No. 10, government control

over all natural energy sources, transportation, and agricultural production.

No. 11, government regulation of labor. No. 12 I find this one fascinating youth

camps devoted to health discipline, community service, and idealogical teaching

consistent with those of the authorities. Who was it that said we should have a

youth oh, I remember. It was Andy Stern recently. Hey, wait a minute. Andy Stern

I know is a progressive in Workers of the World Unite and I know that Richard

Trumpka has been speaking at the Fabian socialist. I wonder no. I'm sure it's a

coincidence. Andy Stern, oh, and the Center For American Progress, John Podesta

and George Soros. Hum. Anyway, George Soros is American Center For American

Progress had this idea that Andy Stern came up with all by himself in complete

complete coincidence. He was talking about we should have 15 to 24 year olds do

community service and we could pay them for it and we'll create a million and a

half jobs overnight. No. 13, heavy progressive taxation.

Have these been done? If they're not finished yet, they're pretty darn close.

So, now who are the world leaders, because, remember, as the world goes into

chaos, who are the world leaders?

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On the radio program Monday, Glenn Beck blasted the Democrats — and anyone else on the left — who have been so eager to open our southern U.S. border for the past several months, but also willing to turn a blind eye to the Cuban people in need of help today.

"While we are welcoming people from any country, all over the world, without any kind of information, and setting them into our country, putting them on American planes paid for by American taxpayers," Glenn began. "And our Coast Guard Cutters are turning these [Cuban] people away. Shame on you! Shame on you!"

Glenn said that he's "sick and tired" of hearing about "brave" leftist activists like Colin Kaepernick, who protest the America flag while wearing Che Guevara and Fidel Castro t-shirts. Meanwhile, the Cuban people are risking their lives by taking to the sea to escape their oppressive regime and come to America.

"Anybody who glorifies Che doesn't know their ass from their elbow. You can't call them a human rights activist. You're protesting the American flag, because you so deeply believe in the right to be free? And yet, you wear a Che T-shirt?" Glenn said.

Glenn went on to argue that, even though the left has "bastardized" the meaning of our country, he still believes America is the best nation on Earth. In fact, he'd give up his citizenship "in a heartbeat" if another country could prove to be better, more noble, and more free. But no other nation exists like ours, he said, which is why it's so imperative we fight for freedom here, in Cuba, and around the world.

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There's a new "reality" spreading, and the mere act of questioning it has become incredibly dangerous, Wall Street Journal investigative journalist Abigail Shrier told Glenn on the most recent episode of "The Glenn Beck Podcast."

Shrier's book, "Irreversible Damage: The Transgender Craze Seducing Our Daughters," exposes the radical gender activism that — like critical race theory — has overtaken our children's schools and culture. But even worse, she warned, it could end your parental rights for good.

Shrier made it clear she is by no means "anti-trans," but simply speaking up against the extremes of this new "reality" has made her enemy No. 1 to many activists. Her book has been bashed so hard by the Left that Target has stopped selling it twice, Amazon once banned ads for it, and the American Booksellers Association even called sending it to others "a serious, violent incident."

In the clip below, Shrier explained why she believes "there may be no hope for the public school system."

"You have teachers behaving like activists across the country who have no interest in actually teaching. They believe their job is to remake your child," she asserted. "We're seeing so much evidence of that, I think it's fair to say that it may be too deeply rooted in the ideology being taught in public school. I'm not sure that the public school system is redeemable at this point."

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What is actually in Texas' new GOP-led voting bill? Nearly every Texas House Democrat fled the state to block its passage, calling it racist and oppressive, and President Joe Biden backed them as well.

But Texas Gov. Greg Abbott (R) joined Glenn Beck on the radio program Friday to set the record straight and call out the lies: All of these claims are "completely false." He also explained his promise to "arrest" the Texas House Democrats when they return to the Lone Star State.

"What is in the bill is completely different than what they're saying, what Kamala Harris is saying, what President Biden is saying. What's in the bill actually increases the number of hours that people have to vote in the state of Texas. In the state of Texas, we have at least 12 days of early voting, and we are adding hours to those days. And on top of that, we are giving people time off from work to be able to vote. Bottom line, we're making it easier to vote in the state of Texas," Gov Abbott explained.

"In comparison, Delaware — the state that President Biden votes in — has exactly zero hours of early voting," he added. "That said, there is one thing that we're doing in the state of Texas, and that is we're making sure we tighten the reins on mail-in ballots that can lead to voter fraud. And it's not me saying that. It's a federal judge, appointed by Barack Obama, in Corpus Christi, Texas, who wrote in a legal opinion that voter fraud occurs, quote, in abundance as it concerns mail-in ballots. We know. Texans know. There is fraud in mail-in ballots in the state of Texas. It must be fixed. That's one thing we're trying to do. That being said, all these claims that we're denying people the right to vote and yada, yada, yada, are completely false."

Abbott went on to discuss the much-debated voter ID laws in Texas and to explain why Democrats insist on calling basic voter ID requirements "racist."

"When Democrats do not have truth on their side, they resort to one single word and that is 'racism' ... Texas implemented voter ID almost a decade ago, and when we went through that fight, what word did they use? Racism," he said. "Guess what? After Texas imposed voter ID requirements in the state of Texas, there have been more people voting and more people of color who went to vote. Voting didn't get harder. It got easier and more abundant in the state of Texas. And so, once again, Democrats have absolutely no legal standing, other than to say, 'racism.'"

Glenn asked Gov. Abbott to explain his pledge to "arrest" the Democratic lawmakers that fled once they return to Texas.

"Let me explain how this works. So, whenever there is a break of quorum, which is what is happening now — meaning there is not a sufficient number of people who are showing up to the Texas House of Representatives for the Texas House to engage in business. Whenever there's a quorum break like that, the House issues what's called a 'call on the House.' And when that happens, the sergeant-at-arms is authorized to work with the Texas Department of Public Safety, to — you can call it arrest, apprehend, whatever you want to call it — any of the members who are not in the Texas House of Representatives and bring them to the Texas House where they will be 'cabined' with no ability to leave the Texas House chamber, without a permission slip from the speaker."

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Our Fourth Amendment, which protects our right to privacy, has never been in more danger. Journalist Lara Logan joined Glenn Beck on the radio program Thursday to explain how the digital world has given leaders — both in government and corporations — the ability to not only spy on Americans, but to track their patterns of behavior, too.

Lara explained why, even if you think you have nothing to hide, you should be very concerned. Because these digital "human terrain maps" could be used to manipulate you in any way those in control see fit.

"The purpose of your privacy is much more than just being out of public view," Lara said. "There is really nothing that's more central to our democracy than the right to privacy. I mean, all of the rights in the Constitution have a real purpose, and a real value, and if we allow people to take them away from us, we voluntarily are surrendering that. We are lambs to the slaughter.

"They're not just looking at what you have to hide. They're looking to manipulate you into doing what they want. These are control systems. That's what they are," Lara explained. "What they do with the information is they create a 'human terrain map' for every single person on the planet, anyone within a digital signature or within their reach. They are creating a human terrain map that can be used against you, by anyone."

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