3 REASONS the GOP is fighting against McCarthy the MSM won't tell you

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Texas Representative Chip Roy didn't mince words when he explained to Glenn why the GOP is fighting against House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy:

What we're fighting for are the tools and the leadership necessary to stop the swamp from rolling over the average American who are sick and tired of seeing this town undermine their freedom, spend money we don't have, and continue to violate every promise they've ever made in the campaign—I'm going to cut spending, going to balance the budget, we're going to secure the border...bull.

It may sound a little different than the mainstream media's message—like from Alabama Rep Mike Rogers, who accused the anti-McCarthy GOP of seeking "petty personal privileges." Similarly, Texas Rep Dan Crenshaw called the fight against McCarthy a "childish attempt at gaining more and more attention."

What the MSM and McCarthy Republicans don't want you to know is that the anti-McCarthy coalition is fighting for specific, attainable goals that will actually reform the government and ensure the American people are better represented in Congress. Here are the 3 main reasons, articulated by Rep. Roy, why a growing number of Republicans have chosen to stand against McCarthy and the swamp establishment.

1. We MUST elect House leadership who will challenge the swamp

Rep. Roy told Glenn that "Americans are tired of D.C. elites undermining their freedom, spending money we don’t have, and continuing to violate every promise they made in the campaign." Does that sound like Kevin McCarthy?

McCarthy's track record speaks for itself: he is a swamp elite who benefits from the status quo and won't enable other Republicans to deliver on their campaign promises of leading desperately needed reform in D.C.

During his tenure as the House Minority Leader under the first half of the Biden administration, McCarthy voted with Democrats to pass the multi-trillion-dollar omnibus bills, even though Republicans were in the minority and had nothing to lose by voting against the omnibus bills. Since McCarthy has been in House leadership, the federal deficit almost tripled from $11 trillion to $32 trillion.

It's important to note the House Speaker is in charge of committee appointments and delegating positions to GOP leadership. Whether or not McCarthy appoints swamp Republicans to key leadership positions will largely determine how Congress functions for the next term. Anti-McCarthy Republicans have little faith that McCarthy will appoint Republicans who will actually drain the swamp. This is deeply troubling, especially regarding the anti-McCarthy Republicans' other two goals.

2. We MUST amend the House Rules Committee

Did you know there's a small committee that determines which bills reach the House floor? This is the House Rules Committee, and they are one of the main reasons why Dems and the D.C. establishment have been able to push through multi-trillion-dollar legislation, like last month's $1.7 trillion omnibus bill. If the Rules Committee is filled with career swamp politicians, regardless of whether or not they are Republican or Democrat, we can expect the status quo—unfulfilled campaign promises, reckless omnibus bills, open borders, and unaccountability over government corruption.

As Rep. Roy says, "We have to have people on the rules committee who reflect the conservatives who elected Republicans to change the town.” The anti-McCarthy Republicans have little faith that McCarthy will appoint Reps to the Rules Committee who will prevent omnibus bills and trillion-dollar legislation from reaching the floor.

3. We MUST change the rules for bringing legislation to the floor

In addition to changing the Representatives on the House Rules Committee, the GOP challenging McCarthy want to change the rules for bringing legislation to the floor. Currently, the Rules Committee can push multi-thousand-page legislation to the floor and require an immediate "yes or no" vote without giving the representatives the opportunity to actuallyread the entirety of the bill let alone debate the bill itself and potential amendments. This, in addition to swamp Republicans who side with Democrat legislation (like McCarthy), is the reason why Congress has been able to push multi-trillion-dollar spending bills without giving dissenting Representatives the opportunity to read and debate the thousands of pages of legislation.

The anti-McCarthy GOP wants to change that. They want to revise the rules to require debate over legislation and amendments and discourage thousand-page bills that make it effectively impossible for dissenters to challenge. This would better ensure Congress is passing meaningful legislation that better reflects the will of the American people.

However, McCarthy has shown he is unwilling to budge on this potential concession. Why? Because he has benefited from the omnibus bills, hiding his pet projects alongside the other pet projects of other swamp politicians into the omnibus bills. These rules would make it very difficult for swamp politicians to push their agenda through omnibus bills—a concession McCarthy won't so easily give.

If Republicans don't deliver on their promises, why elect them in the first place?

Glenn asked Rep. Choy the question at the heart of the McCarthy debate: "If you guys don't have the freedom to investigate and teeth and the backbone to actually do things in the interest of all Americans, why did we vote for any Republicans?

This is what the anti-McCarthy Republicans are fighting for—the freedom and ability to do things in the interest of all Americans. If McCarthy is elected as House Speaker, it is very likely things will remain the status quo—and the American people demand better.

Soros is trying to elect MORE TEXAS RINOs. Here's how YOU can stop him.

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Texas is under threat of a George Soros-backed takeover.

Soros-funded RINO judges have been elected in some of the highest courts in Texas. These judges implemented restrictions that have blocked nearly a thousand cases of voter fraud from being investigated or prosecuted from across the state. These new restrictions are similar to ones in place in states like George, Arizona, and Wisconsin, leaving Texas more susceptible to election corruption than ever. If Texas falls to corruption, America will lose its largest bastion of conservative electoral power in the nation. Without Texas, Republicans WILL NOT be able to win national elections and liberal corruption will go unchecked across the country.

Fortunately, there is a way to stop this: YOU.

If you live in Texas you have a chance to stand up against corruption and to fight back! Starting Tuesday, February 20th, early voting for the primaries begins, where three of these judges are up for election. Go out and vote. If the right people are voted in, there's a good chance the restrictions will be lifted and election fraud can once again be prosecuted.

But remember, you can't just go in and vote for anyone who has an "R" next to their name. Sorors knows that a registered Democrat would never stand a chance in Texas, so his lackeys register as Republicans and ride the little "R" right into office. So who do you vote for?

Fortunately, Glenn had Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton on his show today and Ken gave us his list of judges that he vouches for. His list is as follows:

  • Gina Parker
  • Lee Finley
  • David Schenck
The Primary Election runs from February 20th to March 5th. This is your chance to get out there and make a difference. It might be the most important election you ever participate in. If you need to know where your nearest polling location is, or any other information regarding the election, you can go to votetexas.gov to find out more.
It's time to stand up.

Hypocrisy EXPOSED: The 'Amazon Files' and what WE are doing about it

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Who is really banning books?

For years now, Conservatives have been taking flak from the left for supposed "book bans." The left likes to compare these "bans" to Nazi book burnings, accusing the right of sweeping authoritarian decrees designed to suppress information. In reality, this is a movement largely motivated by parents, who want to remove inappropriate books from children's libraries.

But if you want to discuss authoritarian book bans, look no further than the White House. As Glenn recently covered, the Biden administration has been pressuring the world's largest bookseller, Amazon, into suppressing books they disagree with.

On February 5th, 2024, Ohio Representative Jim Jordan released a slew of subpoenaed documents that exposed pressure placed on Amazon by the Biden Administration. The documents, which Jordan dubbed "The Amazon Files" after Elon Musk's "The Twitter Files," revealed an email conversation between Andrew Slavitt, a former White House senior adviser, and Amazon employees. In these emails, Slavitt complained that the top search results for books on "vaccines" were "concerning" and then requested that Amazon intervene. Amazon initially refused, not out of some altruistic concern for the free exchange of information. They thought any action taken would be "too visible" and would further exasperate the “Harry/Sally narrative,” referring to the outrage that followed Amazon's removal of Ryan T. Anderson’s book When Harry Became Sally.

Despite this initial refusal, Amazon agreed to meet with the White House a few days later. The number one item on their agenda was removing books from the website. An Amazon employee even admitted that the reason they even took this meeting was due to the pressure being placed on them by the Biden Administration.

What was the result of this meeting? Amazon caved. They began to implement ways of limiting the outreach of books that challenged the mainstream vaccine narrative and other books the White House might not like.

The White House was caught red-handed pressuring the world's largest bookseller to restrict the sale of books they consider in opposition to their narrative, and they have the gall to accuse conservatives of information suppression. This is just ONE of many actions committed by the Biden Administration that are more characteristic of a dictator than a president.

What can you do about it? Fortunately, you are not dependent on Amazon and its corrupted algorithm to help you find books. Every week right here on GlennBeck.com, we highlight books that Glenn is reading or talking about in our "Glenn's Bookshelf" series. Here you can find a wide selection of books free from Amazon's filters. Be sure to sign up for Glenn's newsletter to find out about new additions to "Glenn's Bookshelf" every week.

10 times Biden has acted like a DICTATOR

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The left-wing media's most recent tirade is accusing Trump of being a dictator. But, as Glenn said, "Everything they're accusing us of, they're doing."

Since day one, the Biden administration has overstepped the bounds placed on the executive branch set by the Constitution. In Glenn's most recent TV Special, he examined ten times Biden acted like a dictator, NOT a president. Here are 10 of Biden's Dictator Moves, and click HERE to get ALL of the research that went into this week's Glenn TV special:

5 ways to protect your First Amendment rights. Number 4 will surprise you.

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Every day it seems Glenn covers another story revealing how people across the world at all levels of power DESPISE the fact that YOU have rights, and they are actively trying to curtail them. Recently, there has been a string of attacks against the rights outlined in the First Amendment: the freedom of religion, the freedom of speech, the freedom of press, the freedom of assembly, and the freedom to petition.

As a refresher, the First Amendment reads as follows:

"Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances."

This is powerful stuff, there is a good reason the Founding Fathers made it the FIRST Amendment. It's also the reason why power-hungry elites are attacking it. These attacks are designed to control the way you think, speak, and believe, vote, what you read, and who holds your representatives responsible. The First Amendment is our strongest weapon against tyrants, and they know it.

So what can you do about it? Hope that some wig in Washinton will eventually do something? We know how well that works. The best thing to do is to stay active, engage in the issues you care about, and exercise your rights.

So where to start? Here are a few things YOU can do to protect your First Amendment rights:

Religion

The best way to flex your Freedom of Religion is to—you guessed it—practice your faith. Become an active member in your place of worship, go to scripture studies, invite your friends to that late afternoon event, and walk the life. This can impact the way you spend money as well. Shop the businesses and brands that share your values, and don't shop at the ones that scorn them. Keeping the community alive and healthy is the best way to ensure that generations to come will be able to experience the freedom you enjoy.

Speech

Much like religion, the best way to protect your freedom of speech is... to speak. Engage your friends and family in polite, civil conversation. Stand up for what you believe in, and make your case to your peers. Just remember to keep it friendly. No one ever won an argument by shouting down their opponent. The civil exchange of ideas is the cornerstone of our republic, and a dialogue where the participants are well-informed, considerate, compassionate, and open-minded can have permanent impacts on all involved.

Press

Freedom of the Press seems a little tricky at first. Unless you work for the media, what are you supposed to do? Quit your job and go work for the local newspaper? The good news is that exercising this right is not nearly that difficult. In fact, you are currently doing it. The best thing you can do is to read from outlets that produce informative content. Want to know what Glenn consumes to stay informed every day? Sign up for Glenn's Morning Brief newsletter to get all the stories Glenn gets sent to his desk every day sent straight to your inbox.

Assembly

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Freedom of assembly is one of the more impactful yet underutilized freedoms in the First Amendment. Peaceably assembling and protesting with like-minded individuals can hugely influence politicians and policies while simultaneously creating community and fellowship between attendees. It's understandable why more people don't turn out. We're all busy people with busy schedules, and flying out to D.C. for the weekend seems like a daunting task to many. Thankfully, you don't have to go out all the way to D.C. to make a difference. Gather some like-minded people in your town and bring awareness to issues that impact your community. Big change starts locally, and exercising your freedom to assemble can be the catalyst to lasting impact.

Petition

If you've been a long-time listener of Glenn, then you will have heard a few of his calls to action where he asks his audience to contact their representatives about a particular piece of policy. There is a good reason Glenn keeps on doing those: they work. Whether it's your local mayor or your senator, a call and an email go a long way. If you really want to make a change, convince your friends and family to reach out as well.