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GLENN: Thank you so much for listening. Thank you for watching. Tonight is
Part 3 of the Soros story. It is tonight, the first half will be tying it all
together and then the second half is an action plan. Make your choice, make your
choice, because they have. We have some more video that you haven't seen that is
pretty remarkable and the choice is becoming clear. What I told you would happen
has now again happened. I told you that there would come a time when they will
just start to say, We're socialists, yes, we're socialists, we're Marxists,
that's what we are. The communists are now coming out and saying, Yes, we're
communists and we're just like you. What's the problem with that? And Lawrence
O'Donnell has come out on MSNBC and said that he's a socialist. At least
Lawrence O'Donnell, I have respect for Lawrence O'Donnell, the only person I can
think I can say this on MSNBC. I actually have respect, I think Lawrence
O'Donnell may be the only person that I would go up to and shake his hand, you
know, cross a room and shake the man's hand and say, Thank you for being
intellectually honest, at least. I disagree with what he believes, but at least
he's being intellectually honest. Everybody else is playing a game. He's the
only one that is coming out and being intellectually honest. I, again, disagree
with him but not on everything that he says. He says that Republicans and
Democrats both have voted for socialist programs. Yes, they have. He is the only
one that I've heard come out and say that Medicare, Medicaid, Social Security is
socialism. Yes, it is. It is. I've never heard that case. I've never heard that
case in textbooks. Are your kids taught that, that we're a socialist nation? I
haven't heard that. I'd like to teach them that. Instead, what's being taught is
this is all capitalism, this is all the free market. No, it's not. Lawrence
O'Donnell again is right. We haven't been a capitalist country, a free market
for about 100 years. He says it was FDR. It was before that. It was Woodrow
Wilson, period. It really started with what's his name? Theodore Roosevelt and,
you know, the national parks and everything else. So, he's right.
Now, here's the rest of the stuff and, Pat, you want to set this up a little
PAT: Yeah. He was explaining his comment that I am a socialist on MSNBC and,
like you said, he's just admitting it and now not only is he admitting it, he's
trying to sell it to the American people.
GLENN: It's good.
PAT: We're good. All right. Let's have that debate.
O'DONNELL: Every country has a mix of both. The argument in this country is not
socialism or no socialism. Glenn Beck and no one else on the FOX News payroll
advocate the abolition of any of the socialist programs that the government
enacted in the 20th century.
GLENN: Excuse me. Stop. I do. Read my book, Broke. Judge Napolitano does.
Clearly Judge Napolitano does. I believe what's his name? Bowling.
PAT: Eric Bowling.
GLENN: Talks about it. There are libertarians at FOX, not all of them, but there
are. I would imagine that there are socialists over there, as well. I don't
know. I don't it's a new thing to me to see the people who are, like, yeah, I'm
a socialist, I'm a communist and I'm proud of it. I didn't even know that I
thought that had been discredited so listening ago. So, there are a lot of
people, but there you are wrong, Larry. I do advocate for the abolition.
However, I believe in verse progress, if you will. If progress is the
progressive movement, I believe that you need to take it apart step by step. You
can't you can't string everybody out on heroin and then just stop it. You need
methadone and then you just start bringing it down bit by bit. We're heroin
STU: Yeah. It would be hard to tell everyone that they have to be, you know,
more dependent on charity and stuff because we've been so told that that's not
how you do things.
STU: A bonus.
GLENN: For instance, who in their right mind would stop Social Security right
now for our parents and our grandparents? That's insane.
STU: Yeah. I don't know.
GLENN: The whole system was built up for that. So, what would I advocate? I
would advocate the abolishing of the SSI program but abolishing it and I don't
know a number. I'm pulling it out of my pants here, but, you know, you abolish
is for anybody 50 years old or younger. Look. I'm 46. I know there's not a
chance of me getting Social Security. I'm not planning on that and if you are
planning on it, you're a moron. So, if you're 50, 55, I mean, maybe. I don't
know. I would like to see, who is still planning on getting that? So, you raise
the retirement age but not for those who are already retired. We take care of
the people we promised. Everybody else, you're a moron if you think you're going
to get it. You're not going to get it and we're just very clear. So, we take
care of those who need to be taken care of and we abolish it, but we do it in a
way where people have the ability to transition. People who are 60 years old
don't necessarily have the ability to transition. They do have the ability to
work longer and I know that doesn't sound like fun, but when have we stopped we
stopped valuing our elders? When can we put value on what they have learned? Do
you know whether we started corrupting our system? This is such a fascinating
point. When we started really corrupting our financial system, when the big
financial houses started doing all these CEO's and everything else, it's when
the last generation that had lived through the Great Depression retired. It was
within two, three years of the older people that had seen real want and real
need and a collapse of a system before, when they retired, within a couple of
years we started playing all these games because nobody was there going, No, no,
you can't do that, no. Rainy days do come. We have to stop devaluing the worth
of our elders. There's no reason somebody at 65 needs to retire. If you want to
retire, that's great, but, first of all, that's not promised by anybody. When
did that promise become a promise? Never in the history of man! Do we take care
of people? Yes. If they can't work, yes. If they're too old and just can't do
it, yes. But that's compassion, not a government handout or program.
STU: I mean, look at that. We're talking about a country that now has built a
system where you're required to work from 18 to 64, essentially, which is less
than 50 years. When you're living to 80 years old. We're requiring work out of
basically half of our life times. And we're expected to be able to retire and
live for 30 years off of a society that, you know, is in you know, working age
for only 45?
GLENN: All right. Here he goes a little bit more. Social Security Social
Security all right. Maybe Glenn Beck is opposed to agriculture subsidies or
something like that.
GLENN: And I am.
VOICE: I don't know about him, but I find him very hard to follow.
PAT: Yeah, I do, too.
GLENN: Most people do.
VOICE: FOX News is all of the sudden up in arms about President Obama's tepid
contribution to our already socialistic healthcare system.
GLENN: Stop. Tepid solution? Would anyone say this is a tepid solution? He just
took over a third of our economy.
PAT: A socialist would say it.
GLENN: Exactly. Yes.
STU: It's tepid to a socialist.
GLENN: Yes. You want to go the other direction. Everything that has been applied
before has been tepid. This is a, this is a strategy to destroy the free market
in healthcare. It's going to destroy doctors. It's going to destroy hospitals.
It's going to destroy drug companies.
PAT: It's already doing that.
GLENN: It already is. It already is. It's destroying all of it. Why? To get it
into a it is a medium step. It is it's what the President and the Tides
Foundation said. It's not on a trojan horse. It's right there. It just leads to
what he wants.
VOICE: Hating Obama than hating socialism. Glenn Beck and Bill O'Reilly seem to
think that I cracked on the air last week and finally admitted my darkest
secret, my acceptance of the practical socialism that has allowed the United
States to continue to be a humane and great country. They haven't been
GLENN: Oh, here we go.
VOICE: Two weeks ago on Bill Maher's show, Bill and I both admitted to being
socialists and we threw Barack Obama in with us.
GLENN: Two weeks ago.
PAT: Wait a minute. You and Bill Maher said that Obama is a socialist?
GLENN: No, no, no. He's tired of people saying it's a socialist mop. That's
PAT: Where is the outrage?
GLENN: You're calling him names. Stop with the name calling.
PAT: Where is the hatred? Why the hate? Why the fear mongering?
STU: Yeah. And by the way, you weren't in fact, we said on this program that he
had said it on the air before, that he
PAT: Yes, we did.
STU: Lawrence O'Donnell. And, in fact, let's see if we can follow this. This is
a quote from Lawrence O'Donnell, 2005. Quote, I'm a European socialist. Believe
me. I'm far to the left, but I understand. I'm kind of a practical socialist. I
know we failed. A lot of our ideas have failed. So, I am not with them anymore.
Then it goes on to, Tell me again. Glenn Beck is the one that's hard to follow,
the guy who just did that little spiel about how great socialism is also said
this: The country basically likes the simplicity of those damn oil companies are
charging too much for gasoline. Let's do something about that. The country has
not been educated that you create a bigger problem by trying to do something
about high gas prices. American liberal rhetoric, in general, has more appeal
than, certainly, the free market does. The free market position has a lot of
logic and a lot of rational analysis that you need a fair amount of education to
do. Unfortunately, I suspect it takes almost at least a college level of
education in economics to fully embrace the market's power or to fully go that
GLENN: So, what is he saying?
STU: So, he's saying he seems to be very pro market and also very pro socialism.
I can't follow this guy.
GLENN: Yeah. He's very hard to follow.
STU: It's weird.
GLENN: Well, he maybe a state capitalist. That's it, China. I mean, he's a state
capitalist. Maybe. I don't know. I don't know here's the thing, Larry. I don't
follow your career and neither does anyone in America.
PAT: No. His viewer must have been really confused.
GLENN: No, no, no. The cameraman I think the cameraman was there, you know. In
2005 when he said that.
PAT: It's possible.
STU: But at least he's being honest.
GLENN: No, no, no. I actually praise him. I praise him, too.
STU: Here's a guy who's a liberal and a socialist, knows that there's political
damage to calling Barack Obama a socialist, and still admits it.
GLENN: Yeah. And he's not afraid of it. I think this is great. This is the
problem with George Soros. They're still denying that says all these things.
They're still denying that there is a shadow they had the shadow convention.
Hello! And, yet, somehow or the other they're still trying to convince America
that it didn't happen and how many slubs in America are willing to just go with
that, oh, yeah, well, that's just crazy talk. The shadow convention. At least
Larry O'Donnell is willing to admit it and for that I praise him. For that,
being intellectually honest, is really more than I have seen from left, right,
or in between on most cable shows.
PAT: Except for who he talked about, Bill Maher, and we've mentioned that. Bill
GLENN: Bill Maher is a despicable human being.
PAT: He's a hideous guy.
GLENN: He's a hideous guy.
PAT: But he's honest.
GLENN: Everybody laughs at him because they think it's a joke, but he really
does mean drag them to it.
PAT: Oh, yeah.