Details on Obama trip remain unclear

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VOICE: "Obviously you and the Pentagon

have spoken about the India stories that have been out there. Are you surprised

that there are kind of these stories about lots of protection or more planes

than usual? Is there something about this trip that's different than others?"

GIBBS: "No. Whenever you move any president in a foreign country, you're not,

surprisingly, taking certain precautions. This is -- the first stop on our trip

is at a memorial for victims of a terrorist attack November 26, 2009 at the

hotel we're staying at. So obviously the Secret Service takes the duty of

protecting this and any president seriously. They do an amazing job, and they'll

continue to do so."

PAT: Usual nonanswer. Then he's pushed a little bit.

VOICE: "Could you specify which trip President Bush ever took which cost $200

million a day?"

GIBBS: "This trip doesn't cost $200 million a day."

VOICE: "That's what was reported all over the world.

GIBBS: "So let me get this straight, Lester."

Question: "Another questioner asked."

GIBBS: "So you subscribe to the veracity of everything you read in the press,

right?"

VOICE: "No, not everything, but several things.

GIBBS: "But just the things that you previously agreed on that you agree with?

We seem to be several slips, several steps down the slippery slope."

VOICE: "Are you denying $200 million a day."

GIBBS: "For about the third time, yes.

VOICE: "How much is it?"

GIBBS: "I'm not going to get into how much it costs to protect the president.

But the same report, Lester, which you don't believe me I can understand you."

VOICE: "I'd like to believe you. I enjoy you very much.

VOICE: "Should we leave you guys alone?"

GIBBS: "With a slurpy and a twisty straw. I think the same report said there

were 34 warships. The Pentagon said that's not true."

VOICE: "Oh."

VOICE: "But nobody's denying the 200 million except you.

GIBBS: "All right. We now have seem to have come almost full circle on a

circular argument, haven't we?"

PAT: That's bizarre. But that's what he does. He interrogates the interrogator.

STU: But all the other reporters were laughing at the guy. And who was that

reporter?

PAT: That was Les Consulting. World Net Daily.

STU: That's interesting. The idea -- it was reported all over the place the 200

million was thrown around all yesterday.

GLENN: Still being reported by Drudge.

STU: It doesn't seem plausible to me because back of the envelope map means it

would cost more than the entire Afghanistan war, I think. The entire Afghanistan

war doesn't cost $200 million a day. So I don't know what the truth is behind

that. But I don't know why it's being reported, but it is a bizarre story. I

don't know why he wouldn't say how much it costs.

GLENN: It's coming from India. Now, here's the thing. On security, the White

House will never say how much security costs for the president.

PAT: But they do say how much these trips cost. We hear about their vacation

costs. We hear about these expenses.

GLENN: The most expensive trip we can find for a president, not including the

security, the most expensive trip, not including security, was Bill Clinton and

it was $43 million.

PAT: Where did he go?

GLENN: Africa, I believe. And that was the most. And remember it was in the

news. I don't know if you remember that very famous trip to Africa. If I say

Africa and Clinton trip, it doesn't ring a bell with any of you guys?

STU: This one where the plane was running on the --

GLENN: No.

STU: That's a different one?

GLENN: Yeah. But he went over and he was in Africa. And there were a lot of

people that joined him and everything else. I don't remember what the trip was

for or anything. I do remember it was very expensive. It was $43 million. And

that was the most expensive trip that we could find yesterday.

PAT: Such an easy solution to this. Just tell us what it costs.

GLENN: You don't necessarily want to tell everybody what the security costs --

PAT: You don't have to. Just what is this trip costing.

STU: Again, I'm totally fine in receding any information that protects the

president, but what information would we gather for how much it costs.

GLENN: I don't think you would be able -- because I thought about this this

morning. You wouldn't be able to necessarily divine what they were doing with

the money if you had a lump sum. But most likely, they probably don't get into

that, because once they open that door, then you're like, whoa, what is that.

Well, okay. Let's just explain this. And then you've opened the door.

STU: That's fine.

GLENN: I don't want to know about the president's security. Nobody needs to know

about the president's security. There's no need to. There's no need to know.

STU: That's fine. I'm fine with that.

PAT: But if they just released the cost of the trip, security's rolled into

that, we don't know how much is this and how much is that, just tell us what it

costs. You dispel everything if you tell us it costs $50 million, then okay.

GLENN: I think the problem with that is every American would go out of their

mind with the price of security. You know what I'm paying for security for me.

STU: It's very high. It's very expensive.

GLENN: It's extraordinarily expensive.

STU: Multiply that by how many times for the president in a foreign country.

GLENN: Taking mailboxes off the streets and replacing them.

PAT: India where they had a massive terrorist strike that killed 119 people.

STU: In the same hotel.

GLENN: So I think people would have a coronary if they understood how much money

-- well, what they would say is the president doesn't need to go all the time.

He doesn't need to go everywhere.

STU: Right. That's a fair argument. But I don't know anyone who would care about

the cost -- it's one thing I'm not going to complain about cost.

GLENN: But I think people would say stop going so many places, because nobody is

going to say, hey, cut back on security. They'd say he doesn't go places all the

time. Period. The one thing I love they say the president went over here for

this fundraiser or whatever. Well, yeah, okay, so that wasn't paid for by the

taxpayers, but the security was. And the security for the president is

expensive. Wildly expensive.

STU: But he does have a role going overseas.

GLENN: Of course he does. Of course he does.

STU: And fund raisers.

GLENN: I don't need to know the cost of his security. I don't need to know it. I

would like to know how much this trip is costing.

PAT: So would I.

GLENN: I would like to know in the end how many warships were there. I'd like to

know exactly what we did and the reason why I want to know, and I want to know

in advance: Did this president -- and somebody in the media needs to ask this.

Did this president have his schedule or his itinerary changed? Did he allow the

Secret Service to change his itinerary from the last two trips? You don't have

to tell me the itinerary. You don't have to say anything. I would like that

answered. Did this president allow the Secret Service to change up the

itinerary? Is he staying at exactly the same hotel? Is he meeting with the same

people in the same ball rooms? Is he taking the same routes, is it the same

itinerary while he's there.

STU: Because isn't typical protocol to change that all the time.

GLENN: Of course. Of course it is. So has it been changed? Has the Secret

Service said, "Mr. President, it's good."

STU: Because if the Secret Service signs off on it I'm fine with it from a

Secret Service perspective. Assuming they sign off on it.

GLENN: Assuming they sign off on it willingly.

STU: Right. Yes.

GLENN: Look, here, the Secret Service can stop the president from going

someplace.

STU: But they never do.

GLENN: They never do. Because it would be a fire storm. The only way they're

ever going to do it -- they're not going to do it on a hunch. They're not going

to do it because the hair on their back is standing up or neck is standing up

they're saying this isn't good, they're not going to do that. They will stop the

president if they have a direct threat and they say, Mr. President, you're not

going in there we have a direct threat, period.

PAT: If they tell him that he's not going to go.

GLENN: Right. So this is what I would like to know. There's something wrong with

this trip. And now he's taking his children. If your security is so valuable, if

another country is going crazy with their own security team and you have to

close down entire beaches, you have to put people -- there were stories in the

Indian Times yesterday that people are going out of business because of this

trip because they're closing down whole roads and everything. This is a big time

in India. People won't be able to go to these stores and everything. How am I

going to survive. You don't take your family and your children.

STU: I'm very willing to entertain the idea that I'm just a wuss on this, but

when you look at the footage of the Taj Mahal the hotel they're staying at, all

I can think about is watching the footage of those attacks last time. This is a

dangerous, dangerous area. And I don't want to risk the president's life for

really anything, especially a trip that doesn't seem to have too much purpose to

it.

GLENN: Yeah. So he's going over there, and the other question that they won't

answer is: Are there 3,000 people traveling with the president? Is he truly

traveling with 3,000 people? The trip happens tomorrow.

PAT: They did say virtually the entire staff is going. How many is that? Staff,

family members. Might bring along some friends.

STU: I don't know.

PAT: Because they won't tell us anything, they leave it all up to the

speculation and reports from India that have circulated all over the world.

GLENN: Here's the problem. When a free press lets you down, you start to believe

$2 billion.

PAT: Yes.

GLENN: Because you can't trust the press anymore.

PAT: And you certainly can't trust the White House Press Secretary.

GLENN: No, of course not.

PAT: Because he lies through his teeth every day.

Former President Barack Obama sat down with CNN's Anderson Cooper recently for an interview scheduled to air in full on Friday. During the interview, Obama scoffed at the idea that critical race theory could be a "threat to our Republic," while claiming that "right-wing media venues" are "stoking the fear and resentment of a white population."

On the radio program Wednesday, Glenn Beck set the record straight: the right-wing media's efforts to call out the far-left have nothing to do with race in America, but rather everything to do with protecting our way of life that is being threatened more and more each day by the radical, Marxist ideology seeping into government.

"Mr. Obama, you lied," Glenn asserted. "You used the IRS to hunt down your enemy. You spied on the media. And your health care package, which was supposed to save every American $3,000 per year, has helped some, perhaps, while raising the cost of everyone's health care in double and triple percentages. But the worst thing that you did, is you planted, you watered, and you protected the Marxist seeds, by crying race."

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Our sacred republic has never been in more danger than it is today. Little by little, industry by industry, the far Left is fundamentally transforming the country we love. And it's an aggressive, hostile kind of takeover we've only seen in some of the world's darkest societies.

On Glenn TV this week, Glenn Beck exposes how the Biden administration and Democrats are aggressively scrambling to reset everything: our free and fair voting system, our kids' education, our policing, immigration and border security, our economy, our military, and our energy supply.

Finally, Congressman Dan Crenshaw (R-Texas) joins to discuss how Biden's "woke" policies are threatening America's national security and our way of life.

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Apparel company The North Face recently stated that it would no longer make jackets for oil and gas companies because it doesn't want to be associated with the fossil fuel industry. In response, Colorado-based oil and gas company Liberty Oilfield Services rented full billboard ads to remind The North Face of the truth: "Globally, 60% of all clothing fibers are made out of oil and gas. For North Face, it is likely 90% or more."

Liberty CEO Chris Wright joined Glenn Beck on the radio program Tuesday to discuss just how much of our economy — beyond outdoor apparel and energy — wouldn't exist in a world without fossil fuels. And he warns that many companies are now deeming this truth to be "controversial."

"I have been for years, trying to get a real, honest dialogue about energy going," Chris told Glenn. "So we took this opportunity to point out that North Face jackets are ... almost completely made out of oil and gas. How can you choose not to associate with the essential material your equipment [is] made out of? So we put a billboard up ... the billboard says, 'That North Face puffer looks good on you. And it was made from fossil fuels.'"

"Most billboard companies did not want to run that billboard. They thought it was controversial," he added. "And Facebook put a hold on our brief video just saying the jacket looks good, this is what it's made out of. In today's world, that is controversial."

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During a lecture at the Yale School of Medicine's Child Study Center, a New York City-based psychiatrist told students and faculty that she fantasizes about "unloading a revolver into the head of any white person that got in my way," among several other shockingly race-hating statements.

In April, Dr. Aruna Khilanani — a New York-based forensic psychiatrist and psychoanalyst — delivered the talk called "The Psychopathic Problem of the White Mind" virtually as part of the Yale School of Medicine's "Child Study Center Grand Rounds," a lecture program for "trainees in child psychiatry, psychology, and social work, faculty, clinicians, and scientists."

On the radio program Monday, Glenn Beck shared several quotes from an audio recording of the lecture provided by Bari Weiss, a former opinion writer and editor for the New York Times.

Here are a few of Khilanani's statements from the audio:

  • "This is the cost of talking to white people at all. The cost of your own life, as they suck you dry. There are no good apples out there. White people make my blood boil."
  • "I had fantasies of unloading a revolver into the head of any white person that got in my way, burying their body, and wiping my bloody hands as I walked away relatively guiltless with a bounce in my step. Like I did the world a f***ing favor."
  • "White people are out of their minds. And they have been for a long time."
  • "White people feel that we are bullying them when we bring up race. They feel that we should be thanking them for all that they have done for us. They are confused, and so are we. We keep forgetting that directly talking about race is a waste of our breath."
  • "We are asking a demented, violent predator who thinks that they are a saint or a superhero, to accept responsibility. It ain't gonna happen. They have five holes in their brain. It's like banging your head against a brick wall. It's just like sort of not a good idea."

"We must take a stand. We must speak out, because this is evil," Glenn said in response to Khilanani's shocking lecture. "I don't care who you voted for, you know this is evil."

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