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STU: Which, which guy? I don't know who you're speaking of.

GLENN: Alan Grayson.

STU: Oh, the guy who lost by 18 points?

PAT: (Laughing).

STU: (Laughing).

GLENN: (Laughing). Wait a minute. I didn't know -- you know 18 has an 8 in it.

STU: (Laughing).

GLENN: Oh, I didn't know he lost that much. Oh, that's great.

PAT: Yeah.

STU: Well, he did get one term.

GLENN: (Laughing).

STU: (Laughing). You're a loser. You're a fail you're, Alan.

GLENN: I don't hate him anymore. I don't hate him anymore, I really don't. It's

almost like I pity him. It's almost like I really, I have pity for him.

STU: With a dash of hate.

GLENN: He's so sad and pathetic, I feel bad. So anyway, he was on the floor of

the House and he blew up a big picture of me yesterday and here's what he said.

GRAYSON: Madam Speaker, we've heard endless braying --

PAT: Braying.

GRAYSON: -- from Republicans time after time demanding an extension of tax cuts

for the rich in this country. They tell us that extending the tax cuts for the

rich will somehow create jobs when we've had these tax cuts for the rich for

nine years and I haven't noticed a whole lot of jobs being created in the last

nine years.

STU: Oh, really?

GLENN: Hold on just a second.

PAT: Let's look into that for a second.

GLENN: I thought you created and saved 3 million jobs. I thought that -- wait.

He hasn't noticed any.

STU: He hasn't noticed any.

GLENN: He didn't notice any.

STU: Did he notice the second longest period of job creation in our nation's

history that happened since?

PAT: After, after 9/11.

STU: Yeah, after 9/11 the second longest period of consecutive job creation in

our nation's history.

PAT: It's like this --

GLENN: It wasn't number one. It wasn't number one, okay? It wasn't number one.

STU: That is true.

GLENN: By the way, we are looking for something with an 8 in it.

STU: (Laughing).

GLENN: Anyway, go ahead.

GRAYSON: Dramatically boost the economy, I haven't noticed that happening since

the last nine years, either.

STU: Really?

GRAYSON: So you really have to wonder why it is that they persist in this mania,

this obsession of theirs that we need to have more tax cuts for the rich when

the economy is flat on its back and unemployment is almost 10%. I think I have

the answer.

STU: More tax cuts. Now --

GRAYSON: The answer turns out --

STU: That is the most -- it's such a ridiculous argument. It needs to be pointed

out every time.

GLENN: Yeah, there are no more new tax cuts. Nobody's talking about cutting

taxes, nobody. Nobody.

PAT: We're talking about keeping them at the same level.

GLENN: Don't raise the tax. Don't raise the tax. There are 80% of Americans say

raising the taxes at this time is a very bad idea. 80%.

STU: And we're not talking about a rate that kicked in last year. It has been

the rate that has been on the books for a decade. You can't count it as a tax

cut when it's been on the books for a decade.

GLENN: Elmo can. Because I get paid by the federal government.

GRAYSON: Be very simple. They want a tax cut for the rich because they want a

tax cut for themselves. What I mean by that? Well, let's take a look at the

people who are really in charge, the ones who actually run the Republican Party.

Let's start with this gentleman here.

PAT: And it's a picture of? Rush with a cigar.

GRAYSON: The man with the cigar, Rush Limbaugh. Doesn't he look happy?

PAT: He does.

STU: He does, and you don't look happy because you lost by 18 points.

GRAYSON: He makes $58.7 million a year, and extending the Bush tax cuts for the

rich will mean that he will have another $2.7 million.

GLENN: And I hope he blows it all on jet fuel.

PAT: And cigars. And here's the thing. He's not getting an extra. That's what he

gets now. You're talking about taking that from him.

STU: Yeah, taking additional funds from Rush.

PAT: An additional $2.7 million.

GRAYSON: Megadittos, Rush, and megamoney.

STU: By the way, we've worked in the same studios, the same building as Rush. He

has half of a wing. There are -- how many employees does he have in there? He's

employing so many people just across the room from our old studio.

GLENN: Elmo says disregard those facts.

PAT: And now it's... the Forbes magazine cover with --

GRAYSON: Here's Glenn Beck. According to Newsweek, Glenn Beck makes $33 million

a year as a pundit.

GLENN: Hold on just a second.

PAT: As a pundit.

GLENN: That's all I do.

PAT: That's all you do.

GLENN: Yeah. Alan, how much do you make? How much do you make? Does it keep you

up at night?

PAT: As a fired congressman?

GLENN: As a fired congressman?

STU: Alan Grayson, remember, is one of the wealthiest people in congress because

he was a shyster lawyer before he came into congress. So he actually is very

wealthy and does very well.

GLENN: How much did he make?

STU: I don't know. I know he had -- I can find out.

GLENN: You should find out how much he made because he is one of the average

everyday people. By the way, the Forbes magazine and $33 million, first of all,

every American should celebrate that a man who was broke in 1995 can make a lot

of money and create a company that now has 46 employees, or 40 -- what are we,

43 employees or something like that? I don't know because we're hiring people.

And next year we're planning on adding another 40 to 50 people.

PAT: Now, you make all $33 million for yourself and then everybody --

GLENN: No, I don't --

PAT: Everybody else is gratis?

GLENN: That's the company's money.

PAT: Your 43 --

GLENN: That's the company's money.

PAT: And we all work for free?

GLENN: No, that's the company's money.

PAT: This is just voluntary work for us.

GLENN: No, that's the company's money. Our second -- what is it? No, I think

it's our third biggest division, our third biggest division is expected to make

$7 million. Part of this, part of this $33 million, $7 million next year is the

projection. How much of that $7 million did I just sit with my business partner

and say we are going to reinvest in that division?

PAT: I know, I know, I know.

GLENN: Do you? Go, go. Go, Pat, yes.

PAT: I'm going to say...

GLENN: Elmo says Pat.

PAT: Umm, $4?

GLENN: No.

STU: $6, $6.

GLENN: No.

PAT: 5?

GLENN: No.

PAT: 7?

STU: $6.25.

GLENN: Elmo knows, Elmo knows, Elmo knows. It doesn't matter because that money

shouldn't even go to them anyway because that money should go to the government

to help out children.

STU: You got the correct answer, Elmo.

GLENN: Out of $7 million, we are going to reinvest $7 million.

PAT: Which will employ how many people do we project?

GLENN: Well, we're not hiring 40, I think it's 46 people, but there is also

other reinvestments on advertising, buying equipment, change that we have to

build another area out. I mean, we'll hire contractors. $7 million. 100% is

going back in. Now, when Alan Grayson can show me how somebody who is making

$40,000 a year is going to invest $7 million in the economy next year, you let

me know, Alan!

PAT: Those numbers can only work with the federal government. That's why we're

in the shape that we're in.

GLENN: I mean, it's just, it is so aggravating that they are demonizing the

people who are actually creating jobs.

PAT: Yep. And let's find out how much of that evil money you're going to save

next year with the tax cuts.

GRAYSON: And extending the Bush tax cuts means a cool $1.5 million for Glenn

Beck's ongoing night-by-night imitation of Howard Beale from network.

GLENN: Oh, I am mad as hell and I am not going to take it anymore.

STU: See, that's the thought that people were making in 2009.

PAT: And the thing is they start taking that extra 1 1/2 million from you from

the company.

GLENN: Where do you think it's going to come from?

PAT: Does that mean you still hire --

GLENN: I won't.

PAT: -- as many people as you were going to?

GLENN: Only because I can't.

PAT: Right.

GLENN: Only because I can't. Because I also don't know what they're going to do

on healthcare! I don't know what they are going to do with the FCC! I don't

know! Businesses don't invest their money right now because we're afraid of

what's called the boogeyman, government, because they don't protect and defend

us anymore. They don't protect my right to life, they don't protect my right to

life or my liberty or my pursuit of happiness. That's all I'm trying to do is

pursue my happiness. And that's what Americans are trying to do. And these guys

come out and rape your company, rape your wallet time and again. When Mr.

Grayson will work for free, you let me know. If he's a big millionaire, work for

free. When you actually stand up and say it's obscene that we come in here and

we do to this country what we've done and we make $175,000 from the middle class

taxpayers, we take their money. People who make $70,000 a year and we take their

money and we take $175,000 to serve those people, you let me know, you big fat

slob.

PAT: Now say it like Elmo.

GLENN: Elmo says you shouldn't say big fat slob.

STU: By the way, Pat, what was that number that they said over $30 million for

Glenn, huh?

PAT: Yeah, 33.

PAT: By the way, roll call, the Capitol Hill newspaper ranked Alan Grayson the

twelfth among all members of congress based on financial disclosure forms with a

minimum net worth of $31.12 million.

PAT: Jeez. What a hypocrite.

GLENN: What a hypocrite.

PAT: Unbelievable.

GLENN: By the way, I don't have anything close to $31 million in the bank.

STU: It's because you spent it all on shelters.

GLENN: It's all in my mattress.

 

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.

This post is part of a series on critical race theory. Read the full series here.

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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