Glenn Beck: Punished by a Baby

GLENN: Here's Barack Obama which I believe is your dream house, and I'll explain in a second. Here's your dream house, Barack Obama, talking about birth control.

SENATOR OBAMA: I've got two daughters, 9 years old and 6 years old. I'm going to teach them first of all about values and morals but if they make a mistake, I don't want them punished with a baby. I don't want them punished with an STD at the age of 16, you know. So it doesn't make sense.

GLENN: Hang on just a second. He doesn't -- Stu, he doesn't want you punished with herpes.

STU: No, definitely not, HIV. Chlamydia?

GLENN: Or a baby. Chlamydia or a baby, he doesn't want those punishments coming toward you.

STU: You know, I routinely will send out gift baskets to people when they get chlamydia.

GLENN: But they do it intentionally. They're like, we're trying to get chlamydia. You look at them and like, you're so cute, we've been out all weekend trying to get chlamydia. Eventually you come over and it becomes kind of awkward and the guy is like, trying to get chlamydia used to be fun. Now she's up with her legs in the air all the time and it's a nightmare.

STU: You want to start your own little --

GLENN: Honey, I think I'm really close to getting chlamydia. Now would be the time.

STU: Their own little family of STDs and I think that's the dream of every family.

GLENN: Sure you do. But hate to get yourself punished, trying to get chlamydia, have yourself punished with a baby. You know what I mean? What a nightmare that would be.

Okay. A lot of people will say, well, he just misspoke; you know what he means. Yes, I do know what he means. And let's just be very clear. I can only give people in Washington or want to be in Washington so many opportunities to misspeak. By the way, look it up. It's in the thesaurus. By the way, look it up. Misspeak, another word, interchangeable according to the thesaurus is lie. So I can only give you so many chances of misspeaking before I start thinking, there might be something more to this.

He doesn't want his child to be punished with a baby. This tells you all kinds of things. First of all, clear stance on abortion. What is his stance on abortion? I'm just assuming that he's wildly pro choice, but is he one of these politicians who says, "I want to make it rare but I want to make it safe. I want to make sure -- I want to do everything I can, you know, that jeez, if they happen to get pregnant..."

SENATOR OBAMA: I don't want them punished with a baby.

GLENN: I want to make it -- I value life.

SENATOR OBAMA: I don't want them punished with a baby.

GLENN: But I don't want them punished with a baby. Yes, Stu.

STU: Just so you are aware, I want to make sure you understand.

GLENN: Yes.

STU: Barack Obama's abortion platform.

GLENN: How accurate is my description?

STU: Well, he did support Roe versus Wade but he released this quote on the Supreme Court decision upholding the partial birth abortion ban.

GLENN: The partial birth abortion ban.

STU: Yeah.

GLENN: This is where you can be birthed to the head, just keep the head inside of the mother and then kill the baby.

STU: He strongly disagreed with today's Supreme Court ruling, end quote.

GLENN: Against partial birth abortion.

STU: Yeah.

GLENN: Well, because he doesn't --

SENATOR OBAMA: I don't want them punished with a baby.

GLENN: He doesn't want them punished with a baby. You know what I mean? So -- does he anywhere say, does he say that he wants to make it rare but safe?

STU: I don't see that yet. We're still looking.

GLENN: Well, then God bless him. At least -- then maybe you don't need this. Maybe you don't need this lesson of "Punished with a baby" because he's never saying, "But I want to make it rare." This is the amazing thing. This is what you can -- this is what you need to take away from Barack Obama on this. What you learned from Barack Obama in, you know, I don't want them punished with a baby is this: That he sees children as a punishment, not for everybody but for some children are a punishment. Others, children is a blessing. A child is a blessing because you are trying. You are trying to avoid it. So it's a punishment. The point is the baby becomes an "It." The baby is just it. So he doesn't see the sanctity of life is something that can punish you or bless you. I'm sorry but that's an abomination in the eyes of God as I would see it. I can't imagine how a baby could punish you. A baby is a gift at all times. A baby is the closest to perfection that we get at all times. We should be striving to be more like that innocent child than trying to just say, I don't want them to be punished by a baby.

So he doesn't understand. He sees it as either/or. Could be a blessing, could be a punishment. That should tell you something about the sanctity of life.

But it goes deeper than this. It goes into punishment. What is the problem with America? What is the phrase that I've been saying that we should be saying to each other more often, we should be saying out loud? You should be screaming it, and I know you do, screaming it at your television all the time when you watch the news: "Too bad! Sucks to be you! Guess you shouldn't have done that one, huh? Wow, who could have seen this mistake." Well, he's got a 9-year-old and he doesn't want them punished by a baby if they make a mistake. You know what? A baby is a natural consequence of your actions of having sex. It is a natural consequence. It is why your sex organs were created -- I'm sorry -- evolved from an extra foot, and it evolved into a sex organ. It wasn't there for your pleasure. Maybe that's what you should teach your kids. That our sex organs are not for pleasure. Oh, sure, that's part of it. There's a drive in you that says, yeah, that feels good. But the reason why you feel good is so -- it was God's insurance of making sure you do it and have more babies! Not so God could punish you but he could bless you and he could bless the Earth with having more children. It's a natural consequence. But see, the part of this that people like Obama don't understand is consequence.

Consequence is not necessarily a bad thing. For instance, if my child just so happens to put their hand on a hot stove, "I don't want them punished by a burn." Neither do I. I don't want my son or daughter punished by a burn by any stretch of the imagination. But do I think when they put their hand on the stove it's all a bad thing? No. It hurts them. It hurts me as I'm trying to heal their hand. It hurts me and it hurts them a lot. But you know what? They never put their hand there again.

Now, back to "I don't want them punished by a baby." Not only does it show you his stance on life but it also should show you where he stands on consequence. What do you think he's going to do with Citigroup? Citigroup, you failed. Wow, you made some bad investments. Sucks to be you. Too bad. Taxpayers not going to bail you out. Bear Stearns, wow, didn't work out for you, did it? Sucks to be you. Wow. You have how much in mortgage and you make what per month? Really? Looking like a bad idea to sign that loan, huh? Sucks to be you. The only ones that should be bailed out were the ones that were duped, the ones that were lied to. The consumers that were raped, hmmm. We should not bail our children out if they're punished by a baby. We should have a conversation with our kids beforehand. The natural consequence of having sex is having a baby. Do you think you're capable of having a baby at your age? No. Would you want -- do you know what your life, how your life will change? No.

Let me explain how your life will change and let me also explain before you even think about having sex that if you become pregnant and you're 12, you are not going to raise that baby because now we've made two mistakes. Now we've gotten pregnant and we've decided to wreck that child's chances by having them raised by a 12-year-old or a 15-year-old or a 16-year-old. No. So the family believes in not abortion but adoption because a baby is not a punishment. A baby is a blessing. Not to you. It's a natural consequence of having sex. But that baby is a blessing to somebody, and somebody will bless that baby for your mistake, period.

Now, which, which role is going to help the child more? A father and mother that understand and are not going to condemn their child to a life of hell because they made a mistake, a gigantic significant one, maybe hopefully the biggest one they will ever make in their life, one that will sit down and teach them that there are consequences to mistakes, and the bigger the mistake, the bigger the consequence and the more it's going to hurt. "You have this baby and you give it up, it's going to hurt for a very long time." How do I know it? Because the teenager is the reason I have my son Raphe. My son we prayed for for years trying to -- oh, yeah, she had her legs up and we were taking her temperature and everything else. It was ugly. Couldn't get pregnant, couldn't get pregnant, couldn't even get chlamydia. And a teenager made a mistake, and her mother was smart enough to say, you can't, you can't destroy this child's life, and she was smart enough to say, "I can't have an abortion, I can't kill this child" and so she did the hardest thing she probably will ever do. She allowed that baby to be blessed by others and allowed that baby to bless others. She wasn't -- what did Barack say again, Dan? I'm sorry.

SENATOR OBAMA: I don't want them punished with a baby.

GLENN: She wasn't punished with a baby. We were all blessed by a baby. Her blessing will take time, but in time she will realize she went through the hardest thing in her life and she survived. In time she will grow from the experience in a positive way. You are just witnessed yet another piece that shows you the inside, the inside workings of Barack Obama. You have to do a little math on it. It's not about, you know, I don't want you, you know, being -- what again, Dan?

SENATOR OBAMA: I don't want them punished with a baby.

GLENN: Yeah, don't want you punished by a baby. Has less to do with that and more to do with, let's give everybody trophies. Let's not have anybody feeling consequence. Let's not have anybody have any problems in the world. When those problems, when those punishments, to use his language, are natural. Let's stop nature.

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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