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.

GLENN: No.

PAT: They've never planted that seed.

GLENN: No.

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.

As the Senate prepares for former President Trump's second impeachment trial, many are asking whether it's constitutional to try a president after leaving office. Alan Dershowitz, lawyer and host of the of "The Dershow," joined Glenn Beck on the radio program to talk about the legal battles Trump still faces.

Dershowitz said he believes the Senate doesn't have the authority to convict Trump, now that he's a private citizen again, and thus can't use impeachment to bar him from running for office again.

"The Constitution says the purpose of impeachment is to remove somebody. He [Trump] is out of office. There's nothing left to do.
It doesn't say you can impeach him to disqualify him for the future. It says, if you remove him you can then add disqualification, but you can't just impeach somebody to disqualify them," Dershowitz said.

"The Senate can't try ordinary citizens. So once you're an ordinary citizen, you get tried only in the courts, not in the Senate. So it's clearly unconstitutional," he added.

Dershowitz, who served on Trump's legal team during the first impeachment trial, also discussed whether he thinks Trump is legally (or even just ethically) responsible for the Capitol riot earlier this month, and whether those engaging in violence could be considered "domestic terrorists."

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A new, shocking CBS News poll shows that the majority of Americans believe they're facing a new enemy: other Americans.

More than two-thirds of poll respondents said they believe democracy in the U.S. is "threatened," and 54% said "other people in America" are the "biggest threat to the American way of life," rather than economic factors, viruses, natural disasters, or foreign actors.

Will it be possible to unite our nation with statistics like that? On "The Glenn Beck Radio Program," Glenn and Stu discussed the poll numbers and what they mean for our future.

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Countless leaders on the left are now arguing that removing President Donald Trump from office won't be enough — they're now calling for the president's "cult-like" supporters to be "deprogrammed." And it's not just fringe politicians.

During an appearance on "Real Time with Bill Maher" last week, former NBC anchor Katie Couric said, "The question is, how are we going to really almost deprogram these people who have signed up for the cult of Trump."

Former Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton and Democratic Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi questioned whether the nation needs "a 9/11-type commission" to determine whether President Trump was colluding with Russian President Vladimir Putin "the day that the insurgents invaded our Capitol." Clinton also made sure to include her favorite "deplorables" in her unsubstantiated conspiracy theory:

"But we now know that not just [Trump] but his enablers, his accomplices, his cult members, have the same disregard for democracy," Clinton said to Pelosi.

Washington Post columnist Eugene Robinson and New York Times Magazine's Nikole Hannah-Jones agreed that there is a need for "millions of Americans, almost all white, almost all Republicans" to be deprogrammed and punished, during an MSNBC interview last week.

Now, a story from the Washington Post is also preaching that narrative and even added that we need more restrictions for conservatives on social media and in the broadcast industry.

"So now we have to be deprogrammed? We've heard this over and over and over and over again, for months," said Glenn Beck on the radio program Tuesday. He read through the shocking details of the Washington Post op-ed and discussed the extraordinary dangers of the latest anti-conservative movement in America.

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As calls for censorship and restrictions against conservative voices get louder, Glenn Beck said he feels an "awesome responsibility" to speak, not the words he'd personally like to say, but those he believes the Lord would want him to share.

"It's an awesome responsibility, and one that I am not worthy of," Glenn said. "I want to say ... what He wants me to say. And I have to listen very carefully, because I feel the same way you do. But that will get us nowhere."

Glenn said it's time for Americans who are awake — not woke — to come together, no matter which side of the political aisle you're on, and stand with the truth.

"We are the Alamo, we will stand. But we desperately, desperately need you," Glenn said. "We need the people who are awake — not woke — awake. You may disagree with us. We are your allies, not your enemies. And if you will not stand with us in our hour of need, there will be no one left to stand with you in your hour of need. We must all come together, anyone who is awake."

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