American in Wonderland

FUSION JANUARY/FEBRUARY 2010

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No matter who is in power, the sneaky Cheshire Cats in the Republican Party or flip-flopping Mad Hatters in the Democrat Party, we don’t know who to trust or what to believe anymore. Everyone is running around in circles like they’re at a crazy tea party while all of us rational observers are watching through the looking glass trying to figure out what’s real and what’s an illusion.

As if the last administration’s belligerent Empire-building power grab wasn’t bad enough, just look at what the Democrats have had to say about national security over the years in Wonderland.

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Alice: “If I had a world of my own, everything would be nonsense. Nothing would be what it is, because everything would be what it isn’t. And contrary wise, what is, it wouldn’t be. And what it wouldn’t be, it would. You see?”

Bill Clinton: “The hard fact is that so long as Saddam remains in power, he threatens the well-being of his people, the peace of his region, the security of the world.” – December 1998

Alice: “I don’t believe there’s an atom of meaning in it.”

Bill Clinton: “I have repeatedly defended President Bush against the left on Iraq, even though I think he should have waited until the U.N. inspections were over.” – June 2004

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Joe Biden: “First, we can stick with the status quo and try to muddle through [it in Iraq]. I think that is a prescription for failure. It is not working now. And nothing leads me to believe that it can work. Second, we call it quits and withdraw: I think that would be a gigantic mistake... Or we can set a deadline for pulling out, which I fear will only encourage our enemies to wait us out, equally a mistake.” – June 2005

Alice: “I think I should understand that better, if I had it written down: But I can’t quite follow it as you say it.”

Joe Biden: “The only rational purpose for troops in Iraq now: Train Iraqis, prevent al-Qaeda from occupying large chunks of territory and we should begin to decentralize the government. That’s the underlying essence of what the language in this [war spending] bill is about. It says, though, start now to redeploy and have as a target to get out by April 1st the bulk of the combat troops. I strongly subscribe to that view.” – April 2007

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Nancy Pelosi: “Saddam Hussein has been engaged in the development of weapons of mass destruction technology which is a threat to countries in the region and he has made a mockery of the weapons inspection process.” – December 1998

Alice: “The question is whether you can make words mean so many different things.”

Nancy Pelosi: “The president led us into the Iraq war on the basis of unproven assertions without evidence... He embraced a radical doctrine of pre-emptive war unprecedented in our history; and he failed to build a true international coalition.” – January 2004

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Hillary Clinton: “In the four years since the inspectors left, intelligence reports show that Saddam Hussein has worked to rebuild his chemical and biological weapons stock, his missile delivery capability, and his nuclear program. He has also given aid, comfort, and sanctuary to terrorists, including Al Qaeda members...” – October 2002

Hillary Clinton: “We don’t want to send a signal to insurgents, to the terrorists, that we are going to be out of here at some, you know, date certain.” – December 2005

Hillary Clinton: “I think it’s the height of irresponsibility and I really resent it — this was [Bush’s] decision to go to war, he went with an ill-conceived plan, an incompetently executed strategy, and we should expect him to extricate our country from this before he leaves office.” – January 2007

Alice: “Curiouser and curiouser!”

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Barack Obama: “[We’ve] got to make sure that we secure and execute the rebuilding and reconstruction process effectively and properly. And I don’t think we should have an artificial deadline when to do that.” – December 2004

Alice: “You’re nothing but a pack of cards!”

Barack Obama: “[As] commander-in-chief, I have determined that it is in our vital national interest to send an additional 30,000 U.S. troops to Afghanistan. After 18 months, our troops will begin to come home.” – December 2009

Alice: “But I don’t want to go among mad people.”

 

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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