Glenn Beck: Potterville or Bedford Falls?



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GLENN: So, we have we have we have a choice to make. We have a we have a we have a choice to make. Who are we? Who are we? What is it we believe? What is America? Last night I played the clip of Potter from It's A Wonderful Life. George, you once called me a bitter, twisted old man. And I watched that clip. That is George Soros, trying to buy up Bedford Falls and turn it into Potterville. And I was thinking about this late last night and I thought, you know, the story of It's A Wonderful Life is really the story of what we're doing today. It's the same people in both Potterville and Bedford Falls, the same people. They just went a different direction. One is a town where they were told, no, it's not good, you're not good. It's about money. It's about powerful it's about Potter. The other one was a good town. They worked together and they might have had a broken down house with a banister, with a big what do you call those big balls at the bottom of the banister? broken off, a drafty old place and the people in the town don't even know what they have and they kind of resent it because they haven't gotten to do what they wanted to do, but they stood there and they did what they had to do and they were better off because of it.

I tell you vote George Bailey. I tell you that Bedford Falls is real and they want to turn us into Potterville. Frank Capra who made that movie was ridiculed. He also made Mr. Smith Goes To Washington. He was ridiculed for that. He was told by the New York Times and all the rest of them, That America doesn't exist. Schmaltz. I tell you, it's real. I tell you felt it on 8/28, you felt it on 9/12. That's who we are!

The Mr. Potters of the world come and go. It's not about our houses. It's not about our car. It's not even about the old big tree that sits in our front lawn. It's about people and who we choose to be.

Press release dated Wednesday, October 20th. Soros announces first ever contribution to Media Matters. Despite years of right wing lies, Soros has never been donated to Media Matters. Date line, Washington DC, today George Soros, founder and chairman of the Open Society foundations and David Brock, founder and CEO for Media Matters for America are issuing statements on Mr. Soros' decision to support Media Matters with his first ever contribution. Despite repeated assertions to the contrary by various FOX News commentators, I have not to date been a funder of Media Matters. However, in view of recent evidence suggesting that the incendiary rhetoric of FOX News hosts may incite violence, I now have decided to support the organization. Media Matters is the one few group that attempts to old FOX News accountable for the false and misleading information they so often broadcast. I am supporting Media Matters in an effort to more widely publicize the challenge FOX News posing to civil and informed discourse in our democracy.

A statement from David Brock, from the moment in early 2009 that Roger Ailes enlisted Glenn Beck to the FOX News channel's new agenda, the battle to overturn the 2008 election results that Ailes likened to the Alamo, FOX has transformed itself to a 24/7 GOP attack machine dividing Americans through fear mongering and falsehoods and undermining the legitimacy of our government for partisan political ends. Worse still, in recent months FOX has allowed Glenn Beck's show to become an out of control vehicle for the potential incitement of domestic terrorism. No American should be quiet about these developments. The degradation of our media and the reckless endangerment of innocent lives, George Soros, a philanthropist of the highest integrity, unfortunately, knows firsthand what it is like to be grossly characterized and flatly lied about on FOX. Media Matters is grateful that he has decided to lend his voice and support our goal of greater journalistic accuracy and accountability. We are especially pleased that in this moment of hidden right wing billionaire money corrupting our democracy, Mr. George Soros, upon deciding to support our efforts, quickly and transparently has made that support public.

George Soros has, indeed, made contributions to Media Matters in the past. It has just been laundered through other sources. This is the first time that his name appears on a check, but this is the way shadowy figures do it.

I am offering Mr. Soros an hour on my broadcast. George Soros and I can sit down and he can explain his one world government. He can explain how he's not connected at all to the Tides Foundation, how he rejects extremism. We could talk about transparency. Mr. Soros has so far declined. I would like to ask Mr. Soros to reconsider because I am going to explain what has happened between Mr. Soros, his people, and me and he probably should be there to explain his side of it.

I am telling you, quite honestly, I am making this information public because you need to know. Exposed, his danger goes down, but he has made some unbelievable moves that you should know about. The question is: Are you prepared to stand? Have you decided I have been watching my country be dismantled. I told you recently that, you know, when they were looking for toxins in my test, the first thing that popped in my mind was I know what the poison is. There is no poison. It's that I have been looking at this hideousness, this awful, hidden connection, this shadow organization. I've been looking at the early 20th century progressives who are evil and I know what that word means. I don't use it lightly. It is evil, the people that stood for eugenics, and I see the traces of it alive today.

I feel like George Bailey in Potterville. It goes against everything in me. Some people can't see Bedford Falls. I can. Those people who cannot are those who are going to write about this monolog and say, He gets all choked up over a stupid black and white Christmas movie. That's the difference between us. I believe Frank Capra saw America for what she really was, not what she had allowed herself to become. So do I. Let's just be those people. And it ends. It just ends when we choose, when we're standing on that bridge and we choose I want to live again, I want to live again.


 

There’s an economic axis of evil taking shape right now, and the people in charge of our government are too stupid to acknowledge and deal with what’s happening. The U.S. dollar and the entire financial system are at stake, and, as Glenn Beck reveals on "Glenn TV" Wednesday, our enemies’ PUBLISHED plans to take the entire thing down.

While all of this is happening, our own leaders are making everything worse. We’ve got Nancy Pelosi risking an international incident, accelerating China’s plans to collapse us. And when Biden SHOULD be focusing on the security of our country, he’s instead preoccupied with controlling the weather with his Inflation "Reduction" Act.

Glenn exposes the TRUE numbers on what that bill will do to your family’s budget. Add to that, they’re more than doubling the IRS to make sure you feel the pain. And if you think they won’t come for you, look at what they just did to the former president of the United States. The DOJ and FBI just went after the political opponent of their boss, Joe Biden.

This is what they are focused on, and the threat to the dollar — and the entire financial system — isn’t even on their radar. Pain is coming for us, and they don’t care one bit.

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Speaking before signing the “PACT Act of 2022” on Wednesday morning, President Joe Biden claimed that his wonderful economic plan "is working" and that somehow July’s annual inflation rate of 8.5% was actually “zero.”

“I just want to say a number: zero. Today we received news that our economy had 0% inflation in the month of July,” Biden said during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House.

White House press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre dutifully echoed the president's not-at-all misleading claim:

The truth of the matter is that last month's inflation rate of 8.5% was a (small) step in the right direction, but only because it was lower than June's 41-year high of 9.1% — and the thing is, anyone who's graduated kindergarten knows it.

So, who do White House personnel think they're fooling? On the radio program Wednesday, Glenn Beck and producer Stu Burguiere broke down how the Biden administration came to this latest disingenuous conclusion about the economy, what the latest consumer price index actually shows, and why the inevitable Biden brag-fest will be unbearable.

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Glenn Beck: This is the ONLY endgame that makes sense for the FBI’s raid on Trump’s Mar-a-Lago home

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If you're celebrating this FBI raid on Mar-a-Lago, you have no idea how much this changes things. We don't do this in America. At least, we didn't. But the left cannot have Donald Trump be president again. His "America First" platform goes against everything they've been working for. So, what's their endgame here? On the radio program, Glenn Beck said there's really only one endgame that makes sense — and it should scare us all.

"If you are not for the destruction of America, you better pay attention quickly. This is a massive move," Glenn said of the Mar-a-Lago raid.

"And who has credibility on this? ... The right will believe Donald Trump, but nobody on the left, so you're not going to change any minds there. Do you think the right will believe the New York Times? MSNBC? NBC? CBS? Do you think we're going to believe the New York Times — the people who have been carrying water for the Biden crimes? The Clinton crimes? And ... I'm talking about her server and having her own State Department people go into a skiff, which is the top secret room, completely sealed off, going in and getting documents, cutting off 'top secret,' and then emailing them to her on her private server. And nothing? And now you're going to try to convince me [that] this has nothing to do with January 6?" he added.

"Remember the [allegations about] bank servers, [Trump] was pinging a bank? Untrue. Carter Page is a Russian spy? Untrue. Donald Trump is a Russian spy? ... Untrue. Collusion with Russia? Untrue. Ukraine, the perfect phone call? Not true. Not true. Wasn't a perfect phone call. Was not impeachable. The pee tape dossier? None of that was true. Here's why they can't have [Trump] as president of the United States. They can't have him as president of the United States because we are headed towards a completely new, all redesigned, non-capitalist, nonconstitutional Great Reset," Glenn argued. "They cannot have him be president because he is America first."

Glenn warned Americans that our federal government is accumulating massive power, case in point the 87,000 new IRS agents. "Coupled with the [IRS agents] they already have ... that's almost the size of our National Guard. Do you feel comfortable with that? Democrats? You don't think there's a possibility ... that someone ... might come in at some point and weaponize the IRS?"

He also warned that the FBI's raid on Donald Trump’s home has implications that stretch far beyond simple dislike for the former president. So what are they hoping to accomplish?

"What is the endgame? You make him into a martyr by throwing him into jail or killing him ... so you make him stronger? That doesn't make sense. Why would they want that?" Glenn asked. "So, what is their endgame? The only one that makes sense to me, is to stop him at any cost, then lunatics will take to the streets, and then [they] will have [their] evidence that the [right is] more dangerous than anyone could possibly imagine. Please, pray for your country."

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