Jim Wallis: Fox News assassinates Obama's religion

PAT: Did you hear this Jim Wallis nonsense about Fox News? It is the right who is painting Obama into this person with not American values.

GLENN: Really?

PAT: This guy writes about people who didn't have American values, honors them, respects them, talks about them all the time. It is he who is doing this to himself, not us.

GLENN: But he didn't say Jim Wallis did not say that we smear him. He said it was an assassination.

PAT: Yeah. Here's what he said.

WALLIS: Oh, Fox News has been the assassin of Obama's religion. I was on Fox News last week and they said

GLENN: The assassin. Can you stop for a second? Do you, in any way, use I won't use it now the A word and not the usual A word, when talking about the president of the United States? Any president? I'll never use those two words in a sentence, even in private use. Never. It's just one of those things you just, it's like the N word. You just don't use that word.

PAT: No.

GLENN: When you're talking about a current president of the United States, who in their right mind? "Well, I was just metaphorically speaking." Were you now, Jim? Really, really reckless, dangerous. Dangerous language.

WALLIS: How do you explain that 18% of the American people now believe he's a Muslim? I said, are you serious? They said, yes. Because you've been planting the seed of doubt 24/7 in people's mind.

GLENN: How? Stop. Stop. How? I don't know anybody who believes that he's a Muslim.

PAT: Not at Fox News.


PAT: They've never planted that seed.


PAT: They talk about the polls that are done which shows 18, a whopping 18% believe it.

GLENN: Well, first of all, I mean, even Barack Obama's grandmother, which I read where did I read this this weekend? That grandma that his grandmother is praying that he will become a Muslim.

STU: Right.

GLENN: She did some sort of prayer that he would become a Muslim. So even his parents or his grandparents don't believe he's a Muslim. So why would we believe that he's a Muslim? He's not a Muslim.

STU: Yeah, and remember and we've talked about this before. You can get about 11, 12% of the population to answer any way on any poll. Almost anything will come up an 11 or 12.

GLENN: We didn't believe what is it? Is it up to 13% now that don't believe we went to the moon?

STU: I don't know if it's that high but it's around there.

GLENN: Yeah.

STU: It's always around that 10% margin that will kind of answer any way to a poll. So a few extra percent there. This is a it's not a significant portion.

PAT: What's the percentage of 9/11 Truthers?

GLENN: And yeah.

PAT: What's that percentage?

GLENN: And you know what? Let me tell you something. It's not that big of a stretch when you have his record on terror. You have his record on terror and releasing, you know, wanting to release people from Gitmo and everything else. You immediately think, okay, wait, wait, wait, wait, wait. What is this guy's story here? What is his story? How did he come to this? And he's religiously an enigma. So, of course, you've got him bowing to the king of Saudi Arabia. It's not that much of a stretch for people who are uninformed to say, well, wait, no I mean, maybe he is one. I don't think it's that much of a stretch. The guy doesn't help himself out at all.

STU: He doesn't help clarify, it's not a surprise that a small percentage of people would come up with the wrong answer.

PAT: It is just like the Birther thing. They perpetuate the myth. They enjoy it.

GLENN: He's always doing it. They are always the ones that are bringing it up.

PAT: They are doing it on purpose.

GLENN: They are doing it with the passport thing. Now, why do you do that? Why would you do that? For the same reason the WikiLeaks thing is happening.

Terry Trobiani owns Gianelli's Drive Thru in Prairie Grove, Illinois, where he put up a row of American flags for the Fourth of July. But the city claimed he was displaying two of them improperly and issued him a $100 ticket for each flag.

Terry joined Glenn Beck on the radio program Tuesday to explain what he believes really happened. He told Glenn that, according to city ordinance, the American flag is considered "ornamental" and should therefore have been permitted on a federal holiday. But the city has now classified the flag as a "sign."

"Apparently, the village of Prairie Grove has classified the American flag as a sign and they've taken away the symbol of the American flag," Terry said. "So, as a sign, it falls under their temporary sign ordinance, which prohibits any flying, or any positioning of signs on your property — and now this includes the American flag. [...] The only way I could fly the American flag on my property is if I put it on a permanent 20 to 30-foot flagpole, which they have to permit."

Terry went on to explain how the city is now demanding an apology for his actions, and all after more than a year of small-business crushing COVID restrictions and government mandates.

"COVID was tough," Terry stated. "You know, we're in the restaurant business. COVID was tough on us. We succeeded. We made it through. We cut a lot of things, but we never cut an employee. We paid all our employees. I didn't take a paycheck for a year just to keep our employees on, because it was that important to me to keep things going. And, you know, you fight for a year, and you beat a pandemic, and then you have this little municipality with five trustees and a president, who just have no respect for small businesses. And right now, what I see is they have no respect for the republic and the United States ... I think it's terrible. The direction that government, at all levels, have taken us to this point, it's despicable."

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The Biden administration is now doing everything it can to censor what it has decided is COVID-19 "misinformation." But Glenn Beck isn't confident that the silencing of voices will stop there.

Yeonmi Park grew up in North Korea, where there is no freedom of speech, and she joined Glenn to warn that America must not let this freedom go.

"Whenever authoritarianism rises, the first thing they go after is freedom of speech," she said.

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Most self-proclaimed Marxists know very little about Marxism. Some of them have all the buzzwords memorized. They talk about the exploits of labor. They talk about the slavery of capitalist society and the alienation caused by capital. They talk about the evils of power and domination.

But they don't actually believe what they say. Or else they wouldn't be such violent hypocrites. And we're not being dramatic when we say "violent."

For them, Marxism is a political tool that they use to degrade and annoy their political enemies.

They don't actually care about the working class.

Another important thing to remember about Marxists is that they talk about how they want to defend the working class, but they don't actually understand the working class. They definitely don't realize that the working class is composed mostly of so many of the people they hate. Because, here's the thing, they don't actually care about the working class. Or the middle class. They wouldn't have the slightest clue how to actually work, not the way we do. For them, work involves ranting about how work and labor are evil.

Ironically, if their communist utopia actually arrived, they would be the first ones against the wall. Because they have nothing to offer except dissent. They have no practical use and no real connection to reality.

Again ironically, they are the ultimate proof of the success of capitalism. The fact that they can freely call for its demise, in tweets that they send from their capitalistic iPhones, is proof that capitalism affords them tremendous luxuries.

Their specialty is complaining. They are fanatics of a religion that is endlessly cynical.

They sneer at Christianity for promising Heaven in exchange for good deeds on earth — which is a terrible description of Christianity, but it's what they actually believe — and at the same time they criticize Christianity for promising a utopia, they give their unconditional devotion to a religion that promises a utopia.

They are fanatics of a religion that is endlessly cynical.

They think capitalism has turned us into machines. Which is a bad interpretation of Marx's concept of the General Intellect, the idea that humans are the ones who create machines, so humans, not God, are the creators.

They think that the only way to achieve the perfect society is by radically changing and even destroying the current society. It's what they mean when they say things about the "status quo" and "hegemony" and the "established order." They believe that the system is broken and the way to fix it is to destroy, destroy, destroy.

Critical race theory actually takes it a step farther. It tells us that the racist system can never be changed. That racism is the original sin that white people can never overcome. Of course, critical race theorists suggest "alternative institutions," but these "alternative institutions" are basically the same as the ones we have now, only less effective and actually racist.

Marx's violent revolution never happened. Or at least it never succeeded. Marx's followers have had to take a different approach. And now, we are living through the Revolution of Constant Whining.

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Americans are losing faith in our justice system and the idea that legal consequences are applied equally — even to powerful elites in office.

Rep. Devin Nunes (R-CA) joined Glenn Beck on the radio program to detail what he believes will come next with the Durham investigation, which hopefully will provide answers to the Obama FBI's alleged attempts to sabotage former President Donald Trump and his campaign years ago.

Rep. Nunes and Glenn assert that we know Trump did NOT collude with Russia, and that several members of the FBI possibly committed huge abuses of power. So, when will we see justice?

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