Who knew? All it takes to heal the world is a little hug.

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Hey, you know what we should do to fight the murderous, bloodthirsty drug criminals ravaging Mexico? Hug 'em. That's right. Just give them a nice big ole hug. Poor fellas, they're just hurt in their hearts, that's all. And I'm sure all we would have to do to stop that army of crazed, money-hungry, power-starved, fully-weaponized outlaws is to extend our arms in a warm embrace. They just need a hug. That's why they've been murdering journalists and politicians at unprecedented rates, right?

Well, that is the world according to Andres Manuel Lopez.

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Obrador, Mexico's newly-elected president, who ran under the slogan "hugs, not bullets."

Reuters spoke with Obrador's proposed interior minister, Olga Sanchez, who said "Not only will it be amnesty, it will be a law to reduce jail time. We will propose decriminalization, create truth commissions, we will attack the causes of poverty, we will give scholarships to the youth and we will work in the field to get them out of the drug situation."

There is no doubt that, within minutes of the "hugs, not bullets" campaign's success, crowds throughout the world will break out into the street. ISIS will officially disband—it turns out they were only ever in need of an embrace. Israel and Palestine will break down like two bitter lovers finally rekindling. England and Ireland. Ukraine and Russia. Pakistan and India. And, within a week, all borders will be replaced by hugs. What a time to be alive, folks.

There is no doubt that, within minutes of the "hugs, not bullets" campaign's success, crowds throughout the world will break out into the street.

Things are about to change. The world of our children and grandchildren will know no currency. People will be able to buy a sandwich with a song and a bicycle with a smile. Each and every child will be born with bongos and a complimentary Doobie Brothers "Best Of" record.

While some of that, let's be honest, sounds all right, the sheer delusion required to believe that a world like that is possible by simply hugging the bad guys, well, it's hard to even fathom. Although, it's a level of delusion not exclusive to Mexico, and I am positive you know what I mean.

Sen. Mike Lee (R-Utah) joined Glenn Beck on the radio program Wednesday to talk about why he believes President Donald Trump will nominate Judge Amy Coney Barrett to fill the Supreme Court vacancy created by Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's death.

Lee, a member of the Senate Judiciary Committee that will consider and vote on the nominee, also weighed in on another Supreme Court contender: Judge Barbara Lagoa. Lee said he would not be comfortable confirming Lagoa without learning more about her history as it pertains to upholding the U.S. Constitution.

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This week on the Glenn Beck Podcast, Glenn spoke with Vox co-founder Matthew Yglesias about his new book, "One Billion Americans: The Case for Thinking Bigger."

Matthew and Glenn agree that, while conservatives and liberals may disagree on a lot, we're not as far apart as some make it seem. If we truly want America to continue doing great things, we must spend less time fighting amongst ourselves.

Watch a clip from the full interview with Matthew Yglesias below:


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'A convenient boogeyman for misinformation artists': Why is the New York Times defending George Soros?

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On the "Glenn Beck Radio Program" Tuesday, Glenn discussed the details of a recent New York Times article that claims left-wing billionaire financier George Soros "has become a convenient boogeyman for misinformation artists who have falsely claimed that he funds spontaneous Black Lives Matter protests as well as antifa, the decentralized and largely online, far-left activist network that opposes President Trump."

The Times article followed last week's bizarre Fox News segment in which former House Speaker Newt Gingrich appeared to be censored for criticizing Soros (read more here). The article also labeled Glenn a "conspiracy theorist" for his tweet supporting Gingrich.

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The former ambassador to Russia under the Obama Administration, Michael McFaul, came up with "7 Pillars of Color Revolution," a list of seven steps needed to incite the type of revolution used to upend Eastern European countries like Ukraine and Georgia in the past two decades. On his TV special this week, Glenn Beck broke down the seven steps and showed how they're happening right now in America.

Here are McFaul's seven steps:

1. Semi-autocratic regime (not fully autocratic) – provides opportunity to call incumbent leader "fascist"

2. Appearance of unpopular president or incumbent leader

3. United and organized opposition – Antifa, BLM

4. Effective system to convince the public (well before the election) of voter fraud

5. Compliant media to push voter fraud narrative

6. Political opposition organization able to mobilize "thousands to millions in the streets"

7. Division among military and police


Glenn explained each "pillar," offering examples and evidence of how the Obama administration laid out the plan for an Eastern European style revolution in order to completely upend the American system.

Last month, McFaul made a obvious attempt to downplay his "color revolutions" plan with the following tweet:

Two weeks later, he appeared to celebrate step seven of his plan in this now-deleted tweet:



As Glenn explains in this clip, the Obama administration's "7 Pillars of Color Revolution" are all playing out – just weeks before President Donald Trump takes on Democratic candidate Joe Biden in the November election.

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