Juno: Safe for Dads?

GLENN: I almost went to, well, in my mind I almost went to that, what's that movie? Juno?

STU: Yeah, yeah, Juno.

GLENN: I was warned.

STU: Really?

GLENN: He said it's the Schindler's List for dads. I said, what? He said, it's the Schindler's List for dads. He said, I've got a couple of daughters. One of them just went to college. The other one is like 16, you know. They're, you know, in the midst of being teenage girls, and he said, my wife, all she said during the whole movie, honey, do you need to leave? He said, I sat there and I bawled my eyes out. He said, the whole time I'm just crying my eyes out watching this. He said, no dad should ever see that.

STU: Why? In what way?

GLENN: Because it's about a daughter who's making mistakes with her life and, you know, how she's going through so much pain, and I got news for you. As a dad of three daughters I don't want to see any movies about dads and daughters. No, I'm serious. Dads and daughters. I can't do it.

STU: If that's what you are qualification, then yes, you shouldn't see it because that is partially what it's about but I would say that it's my favorite movie of all of last year. I saw it, it was trendy and everything else. It's a fantastic movie.

GLENN: I have heard so many good stories about that movie and so many people say, oh, Glenn, you have got to see... I've had so much mail: Oh, Glenn, you've got to see this, this is fantastic. I can't do it.

STU: I really think you would like it. A lot of people --

GLENN: I wanted to see Schindler's List because I thought it was an important movie to go see, it was an important movie to go see and blah, blah, blah, blah, blah. Stu, they asked me to leave.

STU: Because you were crying so loud?

GLENN: I was crying so hard. They really did. It was all over and I sat there and I was paralyzed, I just was crying so hard and they said, sir, sir, the other audience is waiting to come, you've got to leave.

STU: We have to mop this aisle now.

GLENN: Mop, mop on aisle 10. And so I left but I couldn't get past the lobby and I sat down in the lobby and I cried, and I'll never forget. One guy who was standing in line, he looked at my wife and he said, Schindler's List? And she said, uh-huh. And he looked at his wife and says, if that's what this movie does to you, I'm not going.

STU: I mean, I don't know that you're the best judge of crying in movies in the world, but I mean, certainly Schindler's List qualified for that.

GLENN: But you know what, I think when you have, I think when you have daughters, the whole world changes.

STU: Sure, Glenn. But Juno is a comedy. It's a funny movie about a situation.

GLENN: No, thinking about teenage girls.

STU: You would think it was really funny.

GLENN: There's not a damn thing funny about teenage girls.

STU: I will say, though, Glenn, that a lot of people are saying, oh, it's great on the Republican side or the right side because it's got, you know, pro life message.

GLENN: Yeah. I don't want to go see a message movie.

STU: It's even better than that, Glenn. I don't think it has any message. It's just a frickin' funny movie.

GLENN: Throwing everything out, I only want to hear from dads with teenage daughters that aren't frickin' perfect. You know, the ones that you're laying awake at night going, oh, jeez, oh, jeez, oh, jeez, they're going to be living in a rat infested hell hole, oh, no (crying.) I want to hear from those guys, freak jury right now.

STU: Really?

GLENN: Yeah.

STU: All right, freak jury, what's the question?

GLENN: Do you want to see as a dad -- maybe it's just me, a crybaby. As a dad do you want to see a movie about, is there a dad in it that's like, no, honey, please, don't, no, hon, no.

STU: Well, no. The dad is -- he's not a main character in the movie, first of all, and it's a comedy. So I mean, you know, it's -- I don't know that there's some secret message you're supposed to get out of it. It's just funny and --

GLENN: It's not a secret message. I'm not talking about a secret message. I'm just talking about, you know --

STU: I would classify the father as, I think at one point he says -- I expected it to be hard drugs. Like, I didn't expect pregnancy. I expected hard drugs or something similar to that. You know, it's not like this deep thing but it was -- I mean, it was great. You would love it. You would love that movie, Glenn. It's right down your alley.

GLENN: I was just with somebody last night and he said, don't do that.

STU: You've got to hear from people who have seen it, though.

GLENN: He saw it. No, no, he saw it.

STU: One guy, for the freak jury I'm saying you need to hear from people who have actually seen it.

GLENN: If you did see it, you have to be somebody who's on -- teenage years with your daughters and on the edge. I'm on the edge, man! They're fine. I'm on the edge! Just as a dad, your mind, just, it goes crazy. Oh, it's a nightmare.

I told you last week, what was it, last week? I realized I'm the dumbest guy in America. I just figured it out. Parenting never ends! It goes on and on and on! I joined this stupid faith that says it goes on for all eternity. What! Stop it! I'm not strong enough. Are you kidding me? Oh, jeez. My daughter coming to me and saying, dad, I've got a problem. In 10,000 years? No thank you!

So let's see if I'm alone. Let's see if there's a dad out there that's struggling with just holding -- because teenage years, insanity. And you know what? I don't know because I don't have a teenage boy and maybe it's not. Adam, you have a teenage -- you have teenage boys. You know. Any huge difference? Is there? With a guy, with a teenage boy you're like, whatever. Oh, he's sleeping under a car in the Bronx, whatever. Yeah, it's his choice. Just, there's something innate in -- oh, I know, call me sexist. Something innate where in a dad where, you know, happens to your son? Well, it's his choice, he's strong, he can go for it. But as a girl, as your daughter you still feel responsible to make sure that she's okay. And every little thing because she's your little princess. She's the one. There's something that pierces your heart the minute you hold that little baby in your arms and you are like, I am your protector, I will take care of you, I will make sure. And then when she gets out, the hardest thing ever is freedom of choice. I say we take freedom of choice away. I say -- at least for all kids. No choices.

The hardest thing is, is to actually come to the place -- another guy and I were talking over the weekend. He said that -- he said, Glenn, the biggest thing I need to tell her, he said, is fear. He said, you're fearless. And I said, no, I'm stupid and maybe too cavalier. He said, well, actually that's true, but you're fearless. I said, I need to conquer fear. And I said, you know what it is? You have to be prepared to lose and not -- and just know that in the end you've done everything you could; you couldn't do anymore. So you are not trying to rig the outcome. You just have to be prepared to lose. And when it comes to kids, you just have to be prepared that you can sleep at night because you did -- you're not being kept up at night for guilt because you didn't prepare them. You're just being kept up at night because you're like, oh, jeez, they're making all these wrong decisions, but it's their decision. And I got enough of it. I just don't need to see it in, you know, the movie theater. But maybe it's just me that's a crybaby when it comes to my daughters, that I look at it and, I don't need this, I could do this in real life. Oh, look, the little teenage daughters going away and possibly wrecking her life. Oh, this looks like a funny movie! Let me go to -- do we have a freak jury?

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Dr. Scott Atlas, Hoover Institution Senior Fellow and former chief of Neuroradiology at Stanford University Medical Center, joined Glenn Beck on the radio program Monday to cut through the confusion and politics clouding our understanding of COVID-19 and to give the facts about the so-called second wave of this pandemic.

"I think everything should be done by looking at the data, instead of just models, or even just allowing fear to go into the exchange. So if we look at the data, we see there's no question that [COVID-19] cases are increasing in many states. And that's to be expected, for a few reasons," Atlas said.

"Of course, when we test more, we're going to detect more cases. And when they have thousands and thousands of people in the streets protesting, and screaming, and sharing megaphones, we're going to have more cases," he explained. "The question really is: What is the significance of these cases, and how we're going to handle these consequences?"

Atlas noted that the overwhelming majority of people getting COVID-19 in this "second wave" are younger, healthier people who are not at significant risk, according to "evidence from all over the world, including the United States."

"The overwhelming majority of people recover fully from the infection, so that's not really the issue. In fact, the issue is only two-fold," he said. "We need to protect the elderly high-risk people, particularly in nursing homes ... and prevent hospitals from being overcrowded. This is the point of the policy. The policy was never to stop all cases of COVID."

Dr. Atlas argued that political policies need to focus on protecting the most vulnerable without destroying the lives of those with extremely low risk.

"Frankly, one of the most egregious failures of the policy people is, not just allow[ing] fear to infiltrate their own thinking and do lockdowns, which are severely harmful," he emphasized. "But secondly, they have failed to reassure the public about the facts, and about the relative risk here. It's a very serious dangerous disease — for a group of people. And we know who those people are. They are high-risk, elderly people with comorbidities. Everyone else, it's not a high-risk disease."

Glenn asked Dr. Atlas to weigh in on whether or not schools should be opened in the fall.

"This is a slam-dunk issue," he answered. "There is zero science to back up claims that the schools should be closed or even opened with any constraints whatsoever."

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Roger Stone is kind of a scumbag but the outrage over his commutation by President Trump has gone off the rails. Thus far in his presidency, Trump has commuted the sentence for 11 individuals while in comparison, Bill Clinton had 61. Even worse, Barack Obama commuted the sentence of 1,715 criminals! Just by the numbers, the outrage is insane. But then add in that both Obama and Clinton commuted or pardoned the sentence of terrorists and/or "friends" of the the president and the double standard is outrageous.

Here is a list of just a few of the worst offenders:

Bill Clinton Pardons/Commuted sentences

Terrorists

  • Commuted the sentences of 16 members of the FALN, a Puerto Rican paramilitary organization that set off 120 bombs in the United States, mostly in New York City and Chicago. There were convictions for conspiracy to commit robbery, bomb-making, and sedition, as well as firearms and explosives violations.
  • Linda Evans and Susan Rosenberg were both commuted and both were members of Weather Underground and the May 19 Communist Movement, and were convicted on weapons and explosives charges.

Case similar to Trump/Roger Stone

  • Susan McDougal was sentenced to 18 months in prison on contempt charges for refusing to testify about Clinton in the Whitewater scandal only to have Clinton pardoned her.

Pardons/commutations that look like a response to bribes

  • Carlos Vignali was convicted for cocaine trafficking. Almon Glenn Braswell was convicted for mail fraud and perjury, and was under investigation for money laundering and tax evasion. Vignali was commuted while Braswell was pardoned, but they were also both caught paying approximately $200,000 to Hillary Clinton's brother, Hugh Rodham, to represent their respective cases for clemency.
  • Marc Rich fled the U.S. after he was caught owing $48 million in taxes and was charged with 51 counts for tax fraud. Everyone was surprised when Clinton pardoned him. It was later revealed that Rich's wife made substantial donations to both the Clinton library and to Hillary Clinton's senate campaign.

Pardon for a member of Clinton's family

  • Clinton pardoned his brother, Roger Clinton, who had been convicted on drug charges. A year after the pardon he would be charged for Drunk driving and disorderly conduct.

Drug Cartel lawyer

  • Clinton commuted the sentence for Harvey Weinig, a former NY lawyer who was sentenced in 1996 to 11 years in prison for facilitating an extortion-kidnapping scheme and helping launder at least $19 million for the Cali cocaine cartel.

Obama Pardons/Commuted sentences - the most since Truman: Obama granted clemency to nearly 2,000 individuals, including 212 pardons and 1,715 commutations.

Terrorist

  • Obama commuted the sentence of another FALN terrorist, Oscar Lopez Rivera.

Traitors

  • Chelsea Manning: the former Army Intelligence analyst was convicted of leaking documents that revealed classified information on military and diplomatic activities all around the world only to have her sentence commuted.

Case similar to Micheal Flynn or Roger Stone

  • Obama pardoned General James Cartwright, who had been convicted for lying to the FBI (sound familiar?!). Cartwright was considered "Obama's favorite general".

On his Wednesday night special, Glenn Beck goes where the Left and the media don't want us to go. The protests, riots, pandemic — it's all one big distraction being weaponized to shield the Deep State from the big reveal.

The case against General Michael Flynn is bigger than a phone call with the Russian ambassador; it exposes everything. Glenn reveals multiple cogs in the Deep State wheel that tried to destroy Donald Trump's presidency.

This story has everything: secret meetings, spies, glamorous European locations. Glenn puts all of the pieces together and interviews the man who was an eyewitness to all of it — former Trump campaign adviser George Papadopoulos. Specifically targeted by this Deep State coup, his reputation and life may never be the same. He reveals the names of those he believes were behind his setup and the coup against the president.

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