Glenn vs. Stu

Glenn and Stu face off in a battle to the death about the economy...

GLENN: So Stu.

STU: Yes?

GLENN: Where are you in this? Because this has been an interesting story line between the two of us.

STU: Okay.

GLENN: Because you have been -- you are America's second happiest economist. No, you're actually America's happiest economist.

STU: Really?

GLENN: But you are not an economist.

STU: Right.

GLENN: You know what I mean? Like I'm, like, America's saddest economist that isn't an economist.

STU: Right.

GLENN: Right.

STU: I'd definitely say that's true.

GLENN: Where are you on this story line? Now that you see the things -- I mean, actual -- I mean, like almost the actual phrases that I have used in the last year are now being said all over, in all the press reports. Have you noticed that today?

STU: Well, yes. Some of them I have seen that, yes.

GLENN: Kind of freak you out? Does it make you look at it and go, oh, jeez?

STU: Certainly we're not in the most glorious of economic times. I think that's well covered. But as you -- I think the bottom line that we do agree on is that we both believe in a capitalist system. We both believe that companies that make poor decisions deserve to fail like this one has and we both believe that the biggest problem is going to be government stepping in with, you know, their capes and trying to fix everything like Superman and all of that is what has worried me from the beginning is really the government reaction rather than anything else and that's what I'm worried about right now because it seems like they're -- even with --

GLENN: It's not going to stop it. It's not going to stop it.

STU: I'm interested, too, Glenn to see, and maybe you have better perspective on this is that I keep hearing commentator -- our last guest said this as well, that it wasn't real, the whole Bear Stearns thing wasn't real, they didn't have these problems with the balance sheet.

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GLENN: It is -- Stu, it is -- do you remember the story we did in, what, September on Northern Rock Bank in London?

STU: Yeah, yeah.

GLENN: And that night we showed the line and I said, that is run on the bank. It hasn't happened since the Great Depression. This is what it looks like. And then we revealed that it was in England. And I said, at the time, something along the lines of, "You may soon be seeing this happening here in America." We had a guest on afterwards and he was like, "That's crazy talk; no runs on the bank; it's impossible for that to happen. We've got all these systems and everything else." First of all, Alan Greenspan in his little message today, he was saying, looks like some of the things that we thought were foolproof weren't. Gee, you think so Alan?

The second thing is what you saw with Bear Stearns, that is a run on the bank, just like, remember, the buildings savings and loan or whatever it was in It's a Wonderful Life, they had the money. They were solvent. What happened to Bear Stearns is what almost happened to Jimmy Stewart. Remember when he had the $2 and he was like, you $2, we're going to put you in the safe? That's exactly what happened. They were totally fine. It was fear that was driving the market. And that's why I said that, to her just now, I'm afraid that not fear but people who are unscrupulous are going to now try to make these banks fail because they can make money on it.

Like, for instance, last week I told you that I started -- I went from a neutral. I was more guarded in my investment than Warren Buffett. I mean, we took more -- Warren Buffett's plan of what he said should be safe and I said to my financial advisors in August, "Make it safer than that" and they laughed at me. Last week I decided, you know what, you're going to lose money. So bet on the index going down. Say that the stock market is going to go down. It's a very risky bet. But I'm not going to bet on individual companies. I don't do that anyway. I don't invest in individual companies just because I don't ever want to be accused of anything. But I have to tell you something. There are those who are going to bet on individual companies and I think banks and they are going to try to short-sell the stock. They are going to try to make that thing collapse to be able to make money. There will be enough unscrupulous people out there that are like, "I don't care if it collapses; I'll be rich." And that's the thing that, to me I didn't see that one coming until this morning and I realized there's enough people out there that have tons of money that don't give a flying crap about our country or anything else. We are living in a "Me" society. It doesn't matter to anybody. And just watch it, man. Buckle up. Buckle up. Remember everybody laughed when I said, "Buy shoes, buy shoes, buy a coat." It may be very, very expensive for you next fall. Buy shoes, buy a coat for your kid in the next size up; it may be very, very expensive next fall.

On the radio program this week, Glenn Beck and Pat Gray discussed a series of recent polls that suggest presidential nominee Joe Biden's expected lead may be slipping with traditionally Democratic voters.

A new poll conducted by the Jewish Electorate Institute shows that two-thirds of Jewish voters still plan to vote for the Biden-Harris ticket in November. However, President Donald Trump's support within the Jewish community is also the highest among any Republican candidate in recent history.

In more bad news for Biden, a CNN poll (yes, CNN) released last month showed growing support for President Trump among black voters in swing states. Meanwhile, his support among Latino voters remains at roughly 33%.

"I don't think it's going to go the way the Democrats hope that it will," Glenn said of the election. "If you look at the groups that the Democrats have carefully fostered ... that's falling apart. If Donald Trump can grow that by 5%, and hurt the Democrats by 5% ... that alone could swing the election."

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We're being set up for a civil war. The Left is grooming us for an Eastern European-style revolution this election, and they're not even trying to hide it any more. The playbook for Mainstreet USA is the exact same that has been used in places like Ukraine, initiated by the same people in order to completely upend the American system.

On his Wednesday night special this week, Glenn Beck takes us through a tale of three chalkboards that will connect the dots: the Obama admin in Ukraine, the State Department's relationship with George Soros, Black Lives Matter and Antifa riots, the Great Reset, public school indoctrination, mail-in voting. It all points to something dangerous happening in November if we don't act now.

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The left has already determined that the wildfires raging across the West Coast were definitely caused by climate change and Big Tech is determined to silence anyone who dares suggest otherwise. Facebook even announced a sweeping policy on Saturday to remove posts that claim the fires were caused by arson from far-left activists.

But on his radio program Wednesday, Glenn Beck revealed multiple arrest records for suspected arsonists in California, Oregon, and Washington — and several of those charged and arrested were also instigators in Black Lives Matter rallies, violent protests, and Antifa riots. He also called out the "news gods" in Big Tech, daring them to try to censor his video.

"I asked my staff, to see if there was any evidence [of arson] on the fires. And I don't mean evidence from Twitter. I mean evidence. Is there anybody who has been arrested for arson?" Glenn said. "Well, here they are. And YouTube and Facebook, go ahead. I want you to demonetize this clip. I want you to somehow or another say that we're lying. I want you to throttle this. Go ahead. Because then you're going to have to explain what we got wrong. And I happen to have all the documents right here. So my attorney is really ready for that throttling or demonetization. You say you're a protector of the truth? Great, here it is."

Glenn read off the first 10 arrest records, which combined allege the destruction of more than 120,000 acres and 700 structures, as well as tens of thousands of people evacuated from their homes.

"You want to tell us, PolitiFact, how you came to the conclusion ... that there was no arson in these fires?" Glenn asked. "Can you tell me how you came to that conclusion? Because your fact-check seems to be entirely false."

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Former White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders joined Glenn Beck on this week's podcast to share her unique perspective as a trusted adviser and confidante to President Donald Trump for two and a half years, which she also details in her new book, "Speaking for Myself: Faith, Freedom, and the Fight of Our Lives Inside the Trump White House."

Sarah described the unprecedented levels of corruption she saw firsthand during the Russia probe and shocking lengths to which Democratic leaders and the mainstream media would go to "take the president down."

Sarah said she often saw sides of Donald Trump that the media never covered. Recently, she went on the record denying the Atlantic's claims that the president mocked our military during a 2018 trip to France. She was on that trip, she told Glenn, and her account of what really happened paints a very different picture.

"The people who are making this outrageous charge are such cowards for doing so in an anonymous way. If you really believed this, and believed it was wrong, one, why did it take you so long? And, two, put your name on it the way the rest of us have," Sarah said.

"He didn't say those things. Not only was I there that day, Glenn, I spent two and a half years traveling all over the world with the president, watching him interact with men and women of our armed forces almost every single day during that two-and-a-half year period," she added.

"This is a person who loves America and loves the people who allow the rest of us to live in America, free, and have prosperity. And I got to see that a lot. I think it is shameful that people are trying to distort who he is and what he has done, particularly when it comes to the men and women in the military."

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