Fareed Zakaria doubles downs on his stupidity

GLENN: Fareed Zakaria, it's only a matter of time. This is we have the greatest job ever. I believe we have the greatest job of all time. Because these dopes destroy themselves every single time.

PAT: With their own words.

GLENN: Every time.

PAT: It's really pretty stunning.

GLENN: Yeah. So Fareed Zakaria, he comes out and he is yelling at me for numbers of how many Islamic terrorists there are and we quote, what is the source again, Stu?

PAT: It's the world opinion poll.

GLENN: Which is a huge, widely respected poll.

PAT: Oh, it's cited by the left all the time.

GLENN: And you use the we use their numbers and we take the low numbers of that poll.

PAT: Yeah, the most I think also the most restrictive definition of terrorism in the attacks on civilians in the United States. We're not even talking about like attacking

PAT: People who support them. In certain countries it's up to 39% I think of people, of Muslims who support

STU: Right. And that's for attacks on civilians in America.

PAT: Dying in America.

STU: I mean, you can easily go I think to a much wider definition of things like, you know

GLENN: Attacking American soldiers.

STU: Attacking American soldiers, attacking people from America that just happen to be working in Muslim countries. We have asked very specific questions about this and there's far too much support in the Muslim world for it.

PAT: And look, you could make the case that 10% of, I don't know, the American people are mentally ill, couldn't you? Could you make a could you make the case of 30 million people in this country have some serious mental issues?

STU: Probably.

PAT: I mean, you can make the case that 11% believe we didn't go to the moon. You can make the case that, there's a certain percentage, around 10% usually of just plain, kind of nutty people.

STU: And it seems for whatever reason Fareed Zakaria was absolutely mesmerized by the fact that a small percentage of a large number is also a large number.

PAT: Whoa!

STU: That's just a fundamental thing that goes on with percentages. That's what happens.

PAT: Let me break it to you, Fareed. That works with taxation, too.

GLENN: So here he is, Fareed Zakaria, he digs this hole after he is doing an interview with George Soros, and George Soros says that I'm becoming a dictator. And he's like, yes, I know, he's crazy. And so Fareed is clearly, you're not getting let's just put it this way. I'm not getting an interview with George Soros. Insiders tell us they're a little concerned because maybe you're starting to be a little unstable through all of this.

PAT: Oh, I hope not. I hope not.

GLENN: Are you okay? Because we're a little concerned that this is really bothering you, the way we're exposing you. And I, gosh, I hope that you're okay, Mr. Soros. I hope that you if there's medication that you should take or whatever. I don't know, but see a doctor. Don't become unstable. Don't become unglued. It's going to be okay. I know we're exposing all the things and you don't like to be exposed, but it's going to be okay.

So Fareed is talking to George Soros. Then he comes after me and targets me. Then Fareed, we take his argument apart two times and he decides to go on television yet again and do a little interview about this and now, of course, as they always do, they expose themselves for who they really are. Here is the proud CNN host Fareed Zakaria on the American people.

VOICE: Do you have faith in the American people that we can do this?

ZAKARIA: No, I think the people are the big problem. I mean, Americans, everybody wants to say the American people are so wonderful. You know, I think that when they come to recognize that they have to make sacrifices, too, that it's not just wasteful they need to have... I mean, you know, they need to recognize that some of what's going to happen here is fewer, they have to consume fewer things. They have to accept slightly higher taxes. And in the long run you will have a much better economy.

PAT: No. He thinks the people of America are the big problem. They have to understand that they must do with less. I love that. I love that. He's got contempt for the American people. And then you wonder why he's so upset with any fact and figure that goes against his little view of world. You know, that's great. That's great. These people, these anti American and, you know, this is I'm just getting this from him. If you don't like the American people, if you think the American people are the big problem, does that make you

GLENN: Anti American?

PAT: Anti American?

STU: I mean, I think you can be critical of the American people without being anti American but I mean, I you wonder, you know, as a guy who takes the time to do a segment on his television show to defend Muslims who want Americans to die in terrorist attacks and yet also does another segment where he's critical of the American people as the problem for all the economy because we're too selfish, you wonder why what's the opinion? Where is the basis for those two, those two opinions working together?

GLENN: I hate the whole un American, anti American because what does that even mean anymore? What does that mean, really? You can be an anticonstitutionalist? But anti American? Americans, the idea behind America is that we can have our own point of view and we can wildly disagree with each other and still all be Americans.

STU: Right.

GLENN: So I hate that. Anticonstitutionalist? Anti American citizen maybe? I don't you know, I don't know. I don't know.

PAT: I don't know.

GLENN: I just think he's

PAT: Do a little research, Fareed, and find out what the American people do for the rest of the world.

STU: That would be nice.

PAT: That's all I asks. $307 billion last year in charitable donations. $307 billion! Nobody is keeping everything they have. Or very few are. Very few are. Check into what the American people do. And have always done for this world.

GLENN: I would love to see these I'd love to see and there's no way you can do it. I just love to see these guys' charitable givings. Wouldn't you? Wouldn't you just love to see?

PAT: Would I.

GLENN: When you're a politician, you have to show your charitable givings and how much was it? Was it $1,000 that Joe Biden gave one year?

PAT: Yeah, if that. It was I think it was like $300 one year.

GLENN: I mean, it's these guys that are always preaching that they are, you know, people are greedy and everything else, they keep all of their money.

PAT: Yeah.

GLENN: They keep all of their money.

PAT: Yeah, I'd love to see what Fareed gives. I'd love to see what Jim Wallis gives. I'd love to see what Bernie Sanders gives.

GLENN: Yeah.

PAT: It would be fantastic if we got a

GLENN: Keith Olbermann.

PAT: Keith Olbermann, yeah.

GLENN: Michael Moore.

PAT: Because we have seen, you know, the Barack Obamas and Joe Bidens of the world and here they are out there talking about how stingy the rich is. They're talking about themselves because other rich people, other wealthy share what they have, willingly. Willingly. They give to charity and in abundance many of them.

GLENN: Yeah, I'm amazed at the that's where usually people see in others what they despise in themselves. You know what I mean? It's not always the case. But they just, they for instance, I think it's very, very clear in the progressive left, the uber left and not all lefties are like this. A lot of lefties really do give. A lot.

STU: Sure.

GLENN: It's just a very small percentage in compared to conservatives. And that's not me saying that. Fareed, you should look this up. Conservatives and God fearing people in particular are the ones that give the most. That's why we have always been this charitable nation. Because Ben Franklin said that's our religion. Our religion is there is a God, we're going to answer to him. Best way to please him is to serve him, and the best way to serve him is to help others and serve other people. That was the American religion. That's why it's no mystery why we're so giving. It's because that was the American religion. But now that we're chasing religion out, you're going to see those numbers continue to drop. And Americans will be less and less charitable. And the left will blame it on whatever. Now, that doesn't mean that you can't be giving and atheist. There are. It doesn't mean that you can't be on the left and beginning. There are. But the numbers bear out that the most giving are the God fearing and the conservatives. That's just, those are just the facts. Period.

STU: Yeah. Americans are extraordinarily generous in a world from a world perspective and from a, you know, inside America perspective, conservatives are the ones that are giving more.

GLENN: Correct. And it kills me. Because what they do is they see their own friends in Central Park who their charitable giving is, "Well, I'm going to make sure that this Rembrandt is preserved in my living room forever." You know

PAT: That's an important donation.

GLENN: Yeah. I mean

PAT: That's important.

GLENN: And they stand around, they stand around at these charitable art gallery crap and they're like, yes, we've got to you know, no one is helping the poor now. The government's just not doing enough. And they give at their cocktail parties for the galleries. And somebody's got to give to the galleries. I understand. We've got to preserve the art and everything else. But they don't do it themselves. They don't see their friends doing it.

STU: You are right. If the art was good, people would just be dying it. There wouldn't need to be any donations going on because there would be demand for it. I mean, I know that's crazy sentiment.

PAT: I'm not a huge advocate of it, you know?

GLENN: No, I'm totally fine. You give to art galleries, you give to

STU: You can give to whatever you want. I'm just saying if it were good, you wouldn't need to be given to.

GLENN: Not necessarily. There are things worth preserving that for instance, for instance, Mount Vernon. Mount Vernon, that is that's not taking any government money, but that takes a lot of money to be able to preserve that.

STU: People love it and they demand it and they give money to it because they appreciate it.

GLENN: Yeah, that's the same thing that the galleries are doing.

STU: No, no, I mean I'm not criticizing people for giving to a gallery. I just say that most of the time, many times. I mean, people can just purchase the things.

GLENN: I disagree with you but that's

STU: People wouldn't purchase the things that they

GLENN: Why are you antiart?

STU: I'm antiart? I'm antiart when it comes to government money to art.

GLENN: Oh, no, I am, too. But I'm pretty much anti everything when it comes to government money.

On the radio program Monday, Glenn Beck blasted the Democrats — and anyone else on the left — who have been so eager to open our southern U.S. border for the past several months, but also willing to turn a blind eye to the Cuban people in need of help today.

"While we are welcoming people from any country, all over the world, without any kind of information, and setting them into our country, putting them on American planes paid for by American taxpayers," Glenn began. "And our Coast Guard Cutters are turning these [Cuban] people away. Shame on you! Shame on you!"

Glenn said that he's "sick and tired" of hearing about "brave" leftist activists like Colin Kaepernick, who protest the America flag while wearing Che Guevara and Fidel Castro t-shirts. Meanwhile, the Cuban people are risking their lives by taking to the sea to escape their oppressive regime and come to America.

"Anybody who glorifies Che doesn't know their ass from their elbow. You can't call them a human rights activist. You're protesting the American flag, because you so deeply believe in the right to be free? And yet, you wear a Che T-shirt?" Glenn said.

Glenn went on to argue that, even though the left has "bastardized" the meaning of our country, he still believes America is the best nation on Earth. In fact, he'd give up his citizenship "in a heartbeat" if another country could prove to be better, more noble, and more free. But no other nation exists like ours, he said, which is why it's so imperative we fight for freedom here, in Cuba, and around the world.

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There's a new "reality" spreading, and the mere act of questioning it has become incredibly dangerous, Wall Street Journal investigative journalist Abigail Shrier told Glenn on the most recent episode of "The Glenn Beck Podcast."

Shrier's book, "Irreversible Damage: The Transgender Craze Seducing Our Daughters," exposes the radical gender activism that — like critical race theory — has overtaken our children's schools and culture. But even worse, she warned, it could end your parental rights for good.

Shrier made it clear she is by no means "anti-trans," but simply speaking up against the extremes of this new "reality" has made her enemy No. 1 to many activists. Her book has been bashed so hard by the Left that Target has stopped selling it twice, Amazon once banned ads for it, and the American Booksellers Association even called sending it to others "a serious, violent incident."

In the clip below, Shrier explained why she believes "there may be no hope for the public school system."

"You have teachers behaving like activists across the country who have no interest in actually teaching. They believe their job is to remake your child," she asserted. "We're seeing so much evidence of that, I think it's fair to say that it may be too deeply rooted in the ideology being taught in public school. I'm not sure that the public school system is redeemable at this point."

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What is actually in Texas' new GOP-led voting bill? Nearly every Texas House Democrat fled the state to block its passage, calling it racist and oppressive, and President Joe Biden backed them as well.

But Texas Gov. Greg Abbott (R) joined Glenn Beck on the radio program Friday to set the record straight and call out the lies: All of these claims are "completely false." He also explained his promise to "arrest" the Texas House Democrats when they return to the Lone Star State.

"What is in the bill is completely different than what they're saying, what Kamala Harris is saying, what President Biden is saying. What's in the bill actually increases the number of hours that people have to vote in the state of Texas. In the state of Texas, we have at least 12 days of early voting, and we are adding hours to those days. And on top of that, we are giving people time off from work to be able to vote. Bottom line, we're making it easier to vote in the state of Texas," Gov Abbott explained.

"In comparison, Delaware — the state that President Biden votes in — has exactly zero hours of early voting," he added. "That said, there is one thing that we're doing in the state of Texas, and that is we're making sure we tighten the reins on mail-in ballots that can lead to voter fraud. And it's not me saying that. It's a federal judge, appointed by Barack Obama, in Corpus Christi, Texas, who wrote in a legal opinion that voter fraud occurs, quote, in abundance as it concerns mail-in ballots. We know. Texans know. There is fraud in mail-in ballots in the state of Texas. It must be fixed. That's one thing we're trying to do. That being said, all these claims that we're denying people the right to vote and yada, yada, yada, are completely false."

Abbott went on to discuss the much-debated voter ID laws in Texas and to explain why Democrats insist on calling basic voter ID requirements "racist."

"When Democrats do not have truth on their side, they resort to one single word and that is 'racism' ... Texas implemented voter ID almost a decade ago, and when we went through that fight, what word did they use? Racism," he said. "Guess what? After Texas imposed voter ID requirements in the state of Texas, there have been more people voting and more people of color who went to vote. Voting didn't get harder. It got easier and more abundant in the state of Texas. And so, once again, Democrats have absolutely no legal standing, other than to say, 'racism.'"

Glenn asked Gov. Abbott to explain his pledge to "arrest" the Democratic lawmakers that fled once they return to Texas.

"Let me explain how this works. So, whenever there is a break of quorum, which is what is happening now — meaning there is not a sufficient number of people who are showing up to the Texas House of Representatives for the Texas House to engage in business. Whenever there's a quorum break like that, the House issues what's called a 'call on the House.' And when that happens, the sergeant-at-arms is authorized to work with the Texas Department of Public Safety, to — you can call it arrest, apprehend, whatever you want to call it — any of the members who are not in the Texas House of Representatives and bring them to the Texas House where they will be 'cabined' with no ability to leave the Texas House chamber, without a permission slip from the speaker."

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Our Fourth Amendment, which protects our right to privacy, has never been in more danger. Journalist Lara Logan joined Glenn Beck on the radio program Thursday to explain how the digital world has given leaders — both in government and corporations — the ability to not only spy on Americans, but to track their patterns of behavior, too.

Lara explained why, even if you think you have nothing to hide, you should be very concerned. Because these digital "human terrain maps" could be used to manipulate you in any way those in control see fit.

"The purpose of your privacy is much more than just being out of public view," Lara said. "There is really nothing that's more central to our democracy than the right to privacy. I mean, all of the rights in the Constitution have a real purpose, and a real value, and if we allow people to take them away from us, we voluntarily are surrendering that. We are lambs to the slaughter.

"They're not just looking at what you have to hide. They're looking to manipulate you into doing what they want. These are control systems. That's what they are," Lara explained. "What they do with the information is they create a 'human terrain map' for every single person on the planet, anyone within a digital signature or within their reach. They are creating a human terrain map that can be used against you, by anyone."

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