Ocasio-Cortez and her band of progressive 'Super Friends' want to 'MAGA' FDR style

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Be careful what you wish for. That should be one of the fundamental principles of politics. Yet, no one in the history of politics anywhere on the planet seems to grasp this concept before it's too late for them and their side.

The street-brawl politics of President Trump may garner some wins along the way, but in the process, it's helping create a monster on the Left. I warned about this. And now it's happening.

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At the annual Netroots Nation conference last weekend, a gathering of over 3,000 progressive activists projected a clear message that they won't support a moderate Democrat to take on President Trump in 2020. They're going all-in on the crazy Left. That's why Kamala Harris, Elizabeth Warren, Cory Booker, and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez were all assembled for this conference – the Socialist Avengers.

Even though they have data from reports within their own party about a large, moderate Democrat base in the middle of the country that feels ignored and alienated by the radical takeover of the Democratic Party, the socialists in the party are plowing ahead. Their far-Left agenda includes universal health care, abolishing ICE, legalizing marijuana, and reversing the effects of global warming. You know, the important stuff.

Ocasio-Cortez told CNN that they want to "come home" to ideas proposed by their favorite American socialist hero, Franklin D. Roosevelt. She said, "We are picking up where we left off when we were at our most powerful, when we were at our greatest."

She's pining for the good ol' days when the closest we've ever come to a dictator ran roughshod over America.

Wait a minute, read that again – "when we were at our most powerful, when we were at our greatest." She's not talking about everyday Americans there. She's pining for the good ol' days when the closest we've ever come to a dictator ran roughshod over America.

I thought the Left hated the "Make America Great Again" thing because it supposedly tries to drag the country back into the past. But looking back to FDR as your model for greatness is a cutting-edge approach?

Apparently so. The Socialist Avengers assembled more of their retro plan for American excellence that would warm FDR's heart, including expanding Social Security, free college tuition, a student debt-bailout, and a federal jobs guarantee.

All those freebies remind me of another old saying that people rarely apply to politics – if it sounds too good to be true, it probably is.

Candace Owens, BLEXIT founder and author of the upcoming book, "Blackout," joined Glenn Beck on Friday's GlennTV for an exclusive interview. available only to BlazeTV subscribers.

Candace dropped a few truth-bombs about the progressive movement and what's happening to the Democratic Party. She said people are practically running away from the left due to their incessant push to dig up dirt on anybody who disagrees with their radical ideology. She explained how -- like China and its "social credit score" -- the left is shaping America into its own nightmarish episode of "Black Mirror."

"This game of making sure that everyone is politically correct is a societal atom bomb. There are no survivors. There's no one that is perfect," Candace said. "The idea that humanity can be perfect is Godless. If you accept that there is something greater than us, then you accept that we a flawed. To be human is to be flawed."

Enjoy this clip from the full episode below:

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Philip Haney, a Department of Homeland Security (DHS) whistleblower during the Obama administration, was found dead near Plymouth, California, on Friday.

Authorities said 66-year-old Haney died from a single gunshot wound to his chest, which was determined to be "self-inflicted." Read more on this here.

Haney was a good friend to Glenn Beck and the program. On radio Monday, Glenn said it's almost impossible for him to believe that the man he knew so well could have taken his own life.

"He was one of the most honorable men I've ever met," Glenn said. "A guy who was willing to put himself in danger. A guy who knew what he was dealing with, knew that he could be killed, or that he would be disappeared, or that he could go to prison. And he was absolutely unafraid. And this is one reason why I know, why I so strongly feel that he didn't kill himself."

Watch this clip to hear Glenn's thoughts as he pays tribute to a true patriot.

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Christians are conflicted when it comes to President Donald Trump. Some proudly support him and his policies, while others just can't accept the man behind the boorish language.

Ruth Graham, daughter of the late evangelist Billy Graham, joined Glenn Beck on "The Glenn Beck Podcast" this week to make a case for the president from a Christian's point-of-view.

Watch a the clip from the podcast below:

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WATCH: Dem goes to Trump rally and realizes Dems are screwed in 2020

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On Thursday's radio program ,Glenn interviewed Dr. Karlyn Borysenko, who described what it was like attending a President Trump rally as a Democrat. She told Glenn Beck that crossing party lines is nearly forbidden in liberal circles but she branched out anyway — and learned quite a bit about the other side.

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