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What sparked the latest barrage of rockets from Palestine into Israel? Jason Buttrill joined Glenn on radio Monday to connect the dots and explain how the events correlate to the US response to Iran.
Target BOYCOTT? Why Target's LGBT items make Glenn LOSE HIS MIND
A recent shopping trip with his wife made Glenn ‘LOSE MY MIND,’ he says. The store at fault? TARGET. The giant retailer officially has gone TOO FAR with its LGBT products to celebrate pride month this June. In fact, it’s enough to make Glenn BOYCOTT the store and in this clip, he explains why YOU should too. Because this year, Target’s pride collection goes beyond rainbow onesies for babies or even swimsuits with a ‘tuck friendly' option for the transgender Americans among us. This time, the store even hired a possible SATANIST to design some of the pride products for sale. Glenn gives all the details in this clip…
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GLENN: It is becoming sincerely a deep mental illness.
GLENN: A mental illness.
What -- I'm sorry, but I was -- I went to Target on Friday.
And I'm just -- you know -- we're just going to buy bananas.
And then I go by the swimsuit area.
Are the bananas here?
Because it sure looks like there are lots of bananas in the women's swimsuit section.
And it's not the women's swimsuit section. They look like women's swimsuits. But they're not.
They are for trans people.
Now, let's not be stupid. Trans people have been with us for a long time.
In one auction, I so regret that I just didn't go an extra bid. I was bidding on a letter from the 1880s.
And it was from a fort someplace out West in the middle of nowhere.
And it was a letter to somebody back home. And they said, you know, Mrs. Waffleheimer, or whatever her name was. Mrs. Waffleheimer guide. And she was our cook. And she was the greatest cook ever. And we miss her so much.
We were surprised, however, when we found her dead body.
We were surprised as we were putting her in her coffin, to see that basically she had junk downstairs.
She was a dude! The whole time.
So this is not something new. It's been around.
I have no problem with trans people. If that's what you want to do. But it is a very small percentage less than 1 percent of the population.
Let me say it again.
Less than 1 percent!
And you would think we are a country made up of trans people.
And I have to tell you, when you have bathing suits for kids, with the tuck it option, you've got a problem as a nation.
I mean, a real problem as a nation. And I would suggest we stop it, right now. You -- I have said to you before, the greatest advice anyone can give you, is live not by lies.
Do not live, endorse, or associate, with anyone who is telling lies.
And right now, our entire society is lying. Remove yours from that. When I was walking down the aisles of -- I mean, I about lost my mind.
Walking down the aisles of Target.
And I saw all of this -- all of this trans stuff. And rainbows everywhere. And I was like, can we please, for the love of Pete, have some balance in our lives?
Now, let me give you the story today, that I think, hopefully, will awaken some people. I mean, I'm wide awake.
I hope my wife is wide awake.
I hope this will awaken people, and say, okay. No more Target.
No more Target.
But I will tell you, I spent the whole weekend here in the studio. Recording my new book, future -- Dark Future.
And it's 500 pages. So over two days and 12 hours, I only made it through half of the book.
But it is really, really good. It's going to come out here in about a four weeks. You'll be able to get it, get it now. Get the audiobook.
And please, and you'll understand why when you read it. Get the hardbound copy as well.
Don't just get it digitally.
These books will go away, soon, soon, if we really go much further. Anyway, in this book, you will find how deeply in bed Walmart is, with the WEF.
I mean, they are neck deep. With the World Economic Forum, and ESG. And all of that stuff.
So you're losing Walmart. And you're losing Target.
But it's high time we lose them, if that's the side they want to be on.
Now, what side is that?
They'll say, they're just being open. They're being inclusive.
I want you to listen to this story. Target is already facing boycotts for selling tuck-friendly bathing suits. And LGBTQ onesies for babies. Now it's been revealed that Target is selling LGBTQ pride products from a designer that appears to promote violence, drug use, and Satanism. Target sells three items by the brand Adprellen.
We belong everywhere messenger bags. Too queer for here messenger bag. Pure transphobia, not trans people T-shirts. LGBTQ items are available at the Target website and in its stores. Target describes all of the products as all items were designed for all bodies regardless of gender identity and presentation.
Just, I want you just to hear this. Remember that the goal of Black Lives Matter. Stated on their page. Until they removed it. Because everybody went, what?
Is to destroy families. The biggest thing in the global warming moving, is to destroy families, by telling people, don't have children!
Who else wants to destroy families and childrens?
That's who. Okay.
We added design features to help make the fit customizable for you.
In other words, Target is saying, you can tuck your little wiener in. And wear a chick's bathing suit.
That is -- that is not normal.
How many are you selling, of those, Target?
I'm going to go -- I'm going to go, and making my last stop at Target.
I am going and buying some of these things for the museum.
Because some day, no one will believe that these were on the shelves of giant box stores. Like Target.
Our hope is that the best -- our guests find clothing that makes them feel comfortable, and affirmed in their identity. You are either male or you're female.
Now, you can dress any way you want.
But you are either male or female. Period.
You go into a hospital.
And you've got -- you're bleeding down stairs. And you say you're a woman. But you ain't a woman.
The doctors will work on you, as a male. Not a female.
He's going to look at your wiener, and say, that doesn't look like something you should be bleeding out of.
Oh, my gosh.
We understand that fit is incredibly important. Yeah. Target.
Truth is more important.
And we'll continue to evolve and improve on Fit needs for LGBTQISRNT.
In the product descriptions, Target credits gay lesbian and straight education network.
And they have a ten-year partnership with Gleeson. They lead the movement, according to Target, in creating affirming, accessible, and antiracist spaces.
Now, how are you suddenly -- why is LGBTQI2+ -- why are they now claiming that they make things that are antiracist too?
You could be homophobic. You could be transphobic. You could be Two Spirit phobic. That's the one -- I'm spooked by those Two Spirit people.
But racism? Anyway, we're proud of ten years plus, celebration with the support of their mission. Blah, blah, blah.
Now, you go to the website of the company, that they have partnered with, based in London.
And you find that it was founded by a gay trans man. Great.
The founder and designer is Eric Callen. And according to Trans Lash, a website that is building experiences to advance trans narratives. Histories, healings, and most importantly, the human rights of trans people. He started this company, and then he wrote about his contract with -- with Target.
He said, and I quote, being able to sell my stuff in Target stores is incredibly exciting. Knowing that people are seeing it, without necessarily explicitly seeking LGBTQ-related stuff is wonderful. I'm especially happy about the fact that young, closeted people will see it. And I hope in some way, they will feel a little more comfortable in themselves, as we deserve to feel.
You can get the sweatshirt and the bags on Target's website, or in stores.
He goes on: These have already got the transphobes infuriated with me. And I feel like quite the celebrity, in that that they feel like this is all some big conspiracy. And that I have any power to brainwash anyone.
I'm just some guy drawing pictures. Are you?
Callen claims that the word groomer is a right-word transphobic word. Uh-huh. However, he also goes on to confess, that he was groomed when he was young. And he will likely be working through it, for the rest of his life. When I was in my very early teens, I was groomed and in an abusive relationship/friendship with the person ten years old than me. Uh-huh.
However, his designs nearly all feature the colors of the trans gender flag, appear to promote violence, drug use, and Satanism.
There are designs that seem to call for violence, including a pin with two axes that reads, fight for trans rights.
There is a design with a guillotine, with skulls near it, that reads homophobic headrest.
Now, imagine, if I made a T-shirt that had a guillotine and skulls and I said, liberal headrest.
Do you think they would say, I was promoting violence?
He sells a pin with a ball and chain flail weapon, that says, we bash back.
The bay bashing. Lesbian bashing. Queer bashing.
All far too prevalent in this world.
And from the comments shouted on the streets, to the horrific violent crimes committed against LGBTQ+ people, sometimes there's only one language those who harass us understand.
Some might say, turn the other cheek.
But others would advise to bash them back.
And if you're going to do that, why not do it with a heart-shaped pastel-colored mace.
One design features a lighter with the words, burn down the cis-tem. Uh-huh.
The cis-tem is what keeps trans kids from feeling free. This is what he's writing now on Instagram. Their true selves. It makes the world dangerous for them to live in. It causes people to feel guilty for transitioning. It aims to ensure that we stay in rigid boxes, set up at birth.
It makes it harder for trans women to get jobs, housing, insurance.
It tells nonbinary people, that they don't exist.
It's the reason why trans women face both misogyny and transphobia in equal measure.
It's becoming the cis-tem that trans men are erased and overlooked. Now, trans men and trans women, I'm not sure.
We don't need to restructure it, he writes.
We need to burn it down, and start up again in a system that doesn't police gender or expression.
A world that allows exploration, changing our minds, dressing how we want to, taking up the space we need. Being treated as we deserve. We need to burn down the system, and create a world where trans people don't get to just live, but thrive!
His account also encourages transgender people to bite turfs, which is trans exclusionary radical feminists. The design features a snake biting a hand of a human.
And the caption reads, never trust a turf. They're not well-meaning. They just don't care about cis-women's rights.
They don't have the right intentions. Avoid them when you can, and bite them when you can't.
Another one -- other slogans that you will find from the designer of the Target clothing.
Join my gay cult. Transitioning Saves Lives. Heteronormalivity.
PAT: Yeah. Heteronormativity
GLENN: Yeah, heteronormativity is a plague. Binding doesn't make you less of a man. And trans witches for abortion.
So I think we're doing good.
Hail trans demons. He also says. Oh, and one more T-shirt available.
Satan respects pronouns.
Congratulations. Are you shopping at Target?
I hope not.
Apocalypse GPT: Why We Must Shut Down the Artificial Intelligence Revolution Now | Ep 276
The terrifying future of artificial intelligence is here. Pandora’s box opened with OpenAI’s ChatGPT. Now humanity is driving toward a cliff; even the top AI companies acknowledge that. But that’s not stopping them from taking all our worst human impulses and supercharging them with AI’s unlimited technological power. Companies like Snapchat, Facebook, and Apple are already beginning to implement AI into the products you use every day. Glenn exposes how AI tech, which can already recreate your voice in seconds, become your "girlfriend," and change the fate of elections, could destroy reality as we know it. He also speaks with Center for Humane Technology co-founder and former Google ethicist Tristan Harris, who outlines the critical reality that we all will lose if every major player doesn’t hit the brakes soon.
WORLD WAR 3: Will Biden ACTUALLY send U.S. F-16s to Ukraine?
The Biden Administration now is allowing Western allies to provide Ukraine with F-16 fighter jets — including American-made ones. But just over one year ago, Joe Biden warned that taking similar steps would enter America into World War 3. The situation continues to escalate, so much so that several high-ranking military officials took to the New York Times in a paid advertisement to warn the world about this administration’s handling of the war. Glenn reads from their advertisement in this clip, and he argues that most Americans DO want to help Ukraine. We just don’t want to enter ‘nuclear winter’ as a result of it…
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GLENN: Hmm. We should know for sure in the next few days, whether it was just bumbling or bluster, or real. But we may be sending F-16s, over to -- to Ukraine.
Which, if you remember right.
PAT: That was absolutely not -- we're absolutely not doing that.
GLENN: He said, that's World War III.
GLENN: Those were his words. That's World War III.
We're now considering it.
Yeah, listen to this clip.
VOICE: The idea -- the idea that we will send in offensive equipment and have planes and tanks and trains going in, with American pilots and American crews.
Just understand, don't kid yourself. No matter what y'all say. That's called World War III.
GLENN: Now, he -- he has said, that, well, they've promised me, that they will only keep those planes within their territory. Their borders.
They won't fly over into Russia.
So here we are, day 452. Of a totally avoidable.
Horrific, and stupid war. A war initiated by Russia.
But also a war provoked by the Biden administration.
Welcomed by the Biden administration. Literally, green lit by the White House.
As President Joe Biden in the months beforehand repeatedly rejected overtures, seeking one last time for a NATO-based understanding of security in Europe.
Something that after the Cold War, we agreed to. And then once the Russians had indeed invaded, a war fueled by the United States, to exponential new heights of violence and destruction.
So the United States has tended this war like a garden.
We've watered it with our own crocodile tears, and nourished it on evermore terrible weaponry. Coaxing it to grow larger and larger all the time.
When the Russians and Ukrainians were both ready to quit and enter into talk peace, both sides, we shushed them and sent them back to work on more war. Were you aware of that?
Most probably missed when Stephen Kinzer, the former New York Times foreign correspondent with decades of reporting experience registered a lonely early objection.
He spoke more than a year -- more than a year ago, almost a year and a half ago now, of the two terrible afflictions that had just been visited upon Ukraine.
Affliction one was the Russian invasion.
But affliction two, he asserted, and I believe correctly, was the American response.
Specifically, quoting him, our decision to send suffering country can be massive amounts of advanced weaponry. Which guarantees more suffering and death.
US weapons will not only be used to kill Russians. But also provoke Russia to respond by killing more Ukrainians.
Those of us who have seen war up close. Know it's the worst thing in the world.
It destroys innocent lives, shatters families and communities forever.
Long after political and military conflicts end. It's about bodies blown apart, entire nations laid to waste.
The only winners are the gleeful arms makers, for whom this war is a bonanza, of blood-stained profit.
So he wrote that for the Boston Globe. And I suspect the New York Times, his old employer wanted no part of his heresy.
Which brings me to what happened this weekend.
Not only is Biden now talking about sending our fighter jets over there.
There was another story. But it wasn't a story.
It was an advertisement. It was a full-page ad, published only in the print version of the New York Times.
They didn't put it online. Only the print version.
And it calls on the United States, to work to an end, as quickly as possible, through diplomacy.
And there were several signatures on here, with credibility. Several high-ranking US military officers, Ronald Reagan's former US ambassador to Moscow. Jack Matlock. And the ubiquitous Columbia University economist Jeffrey Sachs. But I want to give you just some of the highlights on this.
Let us consider President Biden's promise, to back Ukraine as long as it takes, to be a license to pursue, ill-defined and ultimately unachievable goals.
It could prove as catastrophic as President Putin's decision last year, to launch his criminal invasion and occupation. We cannot and will not endorse the strategy of fighting Russia, until the last Ukrainian.
We advocate for meaningful and genuine commitment to diplomacy. Deliberate -- say it.
Delivered the Russian/Ukrainian war.
In the same manner, deliberate diplomacy can end it. It then goes on to talk about, how there will be no expansion of NATO, not 1 inch to the east. That's what Secretary James Baker told the Soviet leader, Mikhail Gorbachev in 1990.
Other assurances from other US leaders, and others, is British. The German. The French leaders. All through the 1990s. Said, we will not expand NATO. Not one inch.
So what happens?
2007, Russia warns NATO. Says, you cannot put your armed forces on our borders.
Can you imagine if Russian troops were our southern border.
Would we have a problem with that?
Of course, we would.
PAT: Well, look what happened when they put missiles in Cuba.
GLENN: In Cuba. Absolutely. Absolutely.
So they urge us to see what Russia. If Russia was doing this to us. How would we react?
Again, even as the Cold War ended, US diplomats, generals, and politicians were warning of the dangers of expanding NATO to Russia's borders.
And of maliciously interfering with Russia's fear of influence.
They say, this is a policy error of historic proportions.
They were now -- they have been talking about expansion of Ukrainian membership, into NATO.
This whole ad, a full page says, we have got to stop and turn around.
So far, the US has sent 30 billion dollars' worth of military gear and weapons to Ukraine, with total aid to Ukraine, exceeding 100 billion.
War, it's been said, is a racket. And one that is highly profitable for a select few.
I'm telling you, what we were just talking about with the Bidens.
This kickback. There are kickbacks coming some place.
I don't know if it's coming to Biden. But it is coming some place.
By the way, Comer had to leave.
Representative Comer had to leave. He was called off so he couldn't finish the interview. But I hope to have him back to do some more. It was good to hear from him, on all of these things.
So why is the New York Times not rolling this out everywhere.
Why is it this opinion is not popular?
I mean, it is so bizarre, how the Democrats have become the hawks, and the Republicans are the ones going, wait.
Now, not all Republicans.
Lindsey Graham and some of the others are just like, let's light it up.
No, let's not light it up
What do you say? Really bad. Bad precedent.
PAT: Yeah. And I don't understand how the two parties, again, on another issue, have completely flip-flopped.
It's just really amazing to see. It's incredible.
GLENN: I know. And on this one. This one is so lefty. No more wars. No more wars.
Not in my name. All of that. All of that.
PAT: Blood for oil. All of that stuff that they love to chant. And now, it's just like, all right.
We're in this until the end. We're in this forever, if that's what it takes.
GLENN: Yeah. He said, over the weekend, Vladimir Putin is not going to break our resolve.
I don't think Americans won't have resolve on this. Americans don't want this.
We want to help the Ukrainian people. And we don't like Russia.
But we don't have resolve on this. We don't want nuclear winter because of it.
We don't want to be in World War III.
I think that's really clear.
This is amazing. How this administration. How this Deep State.
How, I don't know what it is. Is just sucking us into this war.
Biden said over the weekend. He received, quote, flat assurance. That Ukraine would not use F-16s to enter Russia.
So we might be sending them, and he also announced another $375 million, in military assistance.
PAT: Plus, they found another 3 billion.
Did you see that too?
They just discovered, through some sort of accounting error, that there's 3 billion more in aid, that we were supposed to send, that we haven't sent.
So now we're going to.
GLENN: Where did I put that --
PAT: I just had it.
GLENN: Gosh, darn it.
PAT: Oh, yeah. There it is.
It's in my other wallet.
GLENN: Doesn't it -- doesn't it piss you off?
PAT: It just doesn't end.
GLENN: It pisses me off so much, that all of our money, that we pay in taxes.
All of us could use more money right now.
GLENN: And it's wasted. It's wasted.
PAT: Yeah. Well, this is a money-laundering scheme. They're sending it to Ukraine. It's being laundered. Sent back to somebody here.
GLENN: I think it is. Well, not just here too.
I think this is being said. You can change the world with $3 billion. You can change the world with $3 billion.
PAT: Oh, yeah. But I think the Bidens are getting their share. I'm sure they are.
GLENN: Well, I suspect they are.
PAT: I strongly suspect.
So congratulations on that.
THESE FBI actions may be WORSE than the Durham Report
The recent Durham Report exposed inexcusable moves done by the FBI (and by many others, too). But FBI abuses do not stop there. In fact, Rep. Jim Jordan tells Glenn that recent actions from the agency — like its attempt to CRUSH whistleblowers who speak out — may be worse than the ones Durham revealed. In this clip, Glenn and Rep. Jordan discuss the recent FBI whistleblower hearing, the way the FBI tries to silence anyone who speaks out, and why recent FBI actions hurt more than a presidential campaign — they’re deeply affecting the everyday American, too…
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JIM: I'm fine, Glenn. How you are today?
GLENN: I'm actually kind of positive today. I think you are.
GLENN: Doing a great job and a great service. I think there are several of you now in Congress, that I actually trust and believe. You're actually going to do something.
So thank you for that.
JIM: Thank you. Well, thanks for all you are doing, if we go to the word out to the American people.
GLENN: So, Jim, tell me -- first of all, you gave your opening dialogue -- your monologue on what you were going to see. And then the Democrats came out, and they said, what you will see are lies, half truths, and fantasies. I've never seen anything like that, especially when you were presenting whistle-blowers.
JIM: Yeah. And these guys are good men, who love the country. And value the Constitution. And the First Amendment. But for guys like them. These guys and other guys like them. We wouldn't know what they did with parents at school board meetings. We wouldn't know about what they're doing to pro-lifers praying in clinics. We wouldn't know about Catholics attending mass at the Richmond field office, viewed them as radical extremists.
I mean, we wouldn't know about those things, but for guys like this. And the fact that they were willing to come forward, shows just what good people they are.
And coming into the Constitution, and to the oath they took.
But then what they faced, the retaliation.
I mean, they literally tried to crush these guys, particularly Mr. O'Boyle and Mr. --
GLENN: It's crazy.
JIM: Yeah, it's so sad. But for them, we wouldn't know the things we know. And wouldn't be able to be in the position for going after these agencies and the appropriations office, which is what we have to do.
GLENN: So I did a special last night on the reckoning of the Biden crime family, and one of our listeners wrote in. And wanted me to ask you today, is there a way to help these whistle-blowers.
I'm concerned for them and their families.
JIM: Yeah. They have -- they get to keep. It's not go fund me. There's ways, that I should have that information.
GLENN: Okay. I will get it from your office, and we will share it.
So what is the -- the next step here? Because we had -- we had the dossier come out. Yeah. No. Not the Steele dossier. We had the Durham report come out. Thank you. And the media is blind.
GLENN: And to me, this shows how deeply in trouble this nation is. You have intelligence, CIA, FBI, Justice, the White House, Congress, all of it dirty, like majorly dirty.
JIM: Well, I don't think -- it's funny how the good Lord works. Because of the Durham report, we didn't have to have scheduled this hearing where we have these whistle-blowers coming forward.
So understand the Durham report. He said as clearly and as straightforward as you could say, that the FBI, I think the best line was, the FBI failed in its fundamental mission of fidelity to the law. They didn't follow the law. There was no evidence. No probable cause. No predicate whatsoever to want to investigate. They did it anyway. They did it based on a fake document, a document they knew was false.
At a time they used it. They go to the court to get the warrant, to spy on a presidential campaign. That's terrible.
They put the country through all three years of craziness. That's terrible. But worse than that, it's what's happening today.
Because today is not just women who are oppressed. It's the American people. And it's what I just said.
If you're a pro-life Catholic, they view you as radical.
i mean, if you're a parent speaking up for your kid, they view you as a terrorist.
It's like, you have to be kidding me.
So that's what -- but I just found it interesting. That those two big pieces of information, came out on the same week. Underscoring how dire of a situation. How real of the situation it actually is.
GLENN: So Jonathan Turley had an op-ed out. I just read it this morning. How Congress could have the final say on the Russian collusion scandal.
In the Durham report, it shows that people like what's his name? Elias.
JIM: Yeah. Marc Elias.
GLENN: Yeah, Marc Elias from the DNC, he wouldn't participate. Wouldn't talk, wouldn't give anything.
And Turley is saying, why don't you start giving the screws to these guys. And offer immunity. Now, I don't think there's a chance that Marc Elias will turn on anybody. But it's worth a try, isn't it?
JIM: You know, that's interesting. He's Mr. Democrat. He's the guy. He's the man in that area. So I don't know. But that's an interesting strategy.
I haven't read Turley's piece. I really respect professor Turley. So I'll read that.
GLENN: So do I.
JIM: I don't know. I will have to give it some thought. But I do think we should begging -- in our investigative report, in our oversight work, we should begging focused on getting every single fact, and getting that information, the truth to the American people.
Because if you don't have all the truth on the table. And do our constitutional duty of oversight. Then you're not on the position to make the case. Which we will have to make, which we have to do.
When it comes to appropriating money, we're going to have to change how that sounds. We will have to limit funds. We will have to say, you can't use funds for certain things.
We will have to tell the FBI, ain't no way, you will get a new headquarters for how many hundred million dollars. Are you kidding me?
There are those kinds of things. But you make the case when you show what they want.
GLENN: So when you're going through all of this, you're not getting the documents.
Christopher Ray, the other day, was just unbelievable to watch.
Well, I can't talk about that document.
What do you mean, you sent a letter to us. We asked for the document. You're not getting anyone, in Congress, getting the documents that you're demanding. You have oversight. And they -- they seem to feel like they have oversight over you.
JIM: Yeah. Yeah, so two quick points: One, you're exactly right. When the Founders put this great nation together, three separate equal branches of government, if there was one branch that was supposed to be equal to the other, it was supposed to be the legislative branch, and in particular, the House of Representatives. Because that's the body closest to the American people. Every two years, the American people get a chance to throw us out. That is a good thing. That's a healthy thing.
That's why the Founders said, that's the body where all the taxing and funding bills have to originate. So we're supposed to be able to tell the executive branch, hey, we need information, to do our job, when it comes to legislating and appropriating. So give us the darn information.
Second, when we've had these struggles. Sometimes you go to court.
We went to court for a witness, we wanted to give in the whole Alvin Bragg crazy situation in New York. And the court ruled in our favor, and we had Mr. Pomerantz in for a deposition, just last week.
So sometimes you have to go to the courts, to get what you need. So we will continue to press, whether it's subpoenas, what have you. For documents, or for people to come in for an interview. We will continue to press here. But we have to in the end. The only thing that gets people's attention.
The only thing that gets people's attention is the money.
You have to go after the money. It's that simple.
We will have to do that, here in the next couple months, if we go through appropriating these agencies in the federal government.
GLENN: Well, you can do that, even if they don't pass a budget.
Does Congress have control of the purse strings still?
JIM: We sure do. It will be a fight with the Senate. It will be a fight with the White House.
You know what, you had an FBI who is retaliating against good guys like Garrett O'Boyle, Marcus Allen, Steve Brennan.
I think it's worth the fight.
GLENN: Yeah. And I think you would have the American people squarely behind you.
I think Congress with the people like me.
I don't really. I don't care for the Republican Party.
But they're better than the Democrats. But I don't want to give a dime.
I would give a dime directly to a candidate. But not to the Republican Party.
People like me, are seeing, I think, are starting to see, wait a minute. Wait a minute. Something is different.
And there's just a few of you guys now, that are standing up.
And I have to say, I am shocked at McCarthy. I did not think he would have the spine.
I would like to see that continue, but he seems to be doing a lot of good things. And his poll numbers are going up.
JIM: Yeah. No. You know, Glenn, I talk about this all the time. We make his job too complicated. What did you tell the people you were going to do when you ran for the ballot, and ran for the job.
If you get elected, if they put you in this job, go do what you said. And Kevin McCarthy is doing that. I think our team is doing that. The most important thing is what you just said, we have to continue to do that. We have to continue to do that. That's our mission. Do what you told the American people, you said you were going to do.
GLENN: So there's one thing that concerns me on the budget. That is the expanded Capitol Police role.
Now, everything I understood from the Capitol Police from the last administration is, this is Nancy Pelosi's police force.
So whoever is in charge of the House. That's their police force.
They have expanded way beyond the Capitol.
They have new offices now in Florida.
They are now turning into an intelligence force.
Pentagon has given them things to collect intelligence on Americans.
This is way beyond their scope. And I don't know about you, but I don't trust the -- any other police force with intelligence capabilities. No more. No more.
JIM: Yeah. Look, the rank-and-file offices -- I talk to him all the time.
Coming in, different buildings. Wonderful guys. Do the Lord's work.
Like good local police officers do the Lord's work.
But you're right. We don't need these officers around the country. We don't need this expanded, surveillance capabilities. So I agree with you there.
I think that's where the country is.
And I would have to check with the people's office. But I don't know what speaker McCarthy is going along with that.
GLENN: Well, I will tell you. I will tell you, in the Republican's annual appropriations bill, they have an increase of $46.3 million more than last year. Which already last year was a 22 percent increase.
That's got to stop. Got to stop.
JIM: Yeah. We'll take a look at that, too.
GLENN: Do we finally have the Congress and the Republicans that will stand and not blink on the budget?
JIM: I am just saying. I really do. Because the spending went up so dramatically. We don't have to get up to all the numbers. We're set to run a deficit. Of a trillion and a half.
$1.5 trillion this year. What?
It's so out of whack. We have to spend less than what we spent before. If we can do that. They get back to lower levels. That would be the first time in my time in Congress.
Maybe the first time in modern history. Where the next Congress, didn't spend more than the previous one.
If we can actually reduce spending and begin to show the country and the economy and the world, that okay.
They're at least going to kind of rein this in, and get a handle on it, and begin to pay back some of this debt.
Get to balance at some point. If we can do that, then we'll be fine.
But if we just keep the crazy stuff up that the Biden administration is doing. I worry about the dollar staying as the reserve currency, which is critical for our country.
And a host of other things. That is on this path. I think we will get to where we're spending less, after the crazy increases in the Biden administration.
GLENN: So one last thing, the church committee did the Lord's work, if you will.
And tried to reign things aback in.
And it's gotten worse than it was back then.
Do you -- do you think that this Deep State, whatever you want to call it? The people that have no fidelity to the law or the Constitution, can we save the Justice Department, the FBI, the intelligence community? Or is it too far gone? How do you see this working?
JIM: Here's the key measure, I think this Congress. That will tell us if we can get things back in the right direction or not. That's the FISA renewal.
The 702 program of FISA is up for renewal. If that gets passed, and we just keep doing the same old thing. Because understand the church commission brought a lot of good facts to light. But the church commission gave us the FISA court and the FISA process.
That's a problem. That has to change. That's up for reauthorization this year. If we fundamentally change that, if we get rid of this ability for them to quierie that database that they get. Where they're -- the 3.4 million Americans had their information queried, information that was picked up when they were surveilled. But they talked to some American.
And then they got the Americans -- that's the kind of stuff. If we don't change that, then I'm very worried. But I think we will change it.
I think yesterday's hearing showed that. When you have the FBI gauging some of the things. That will be a critical test. And, of course, as I said a couple of times. What happens during the appropriations and the spending process. The power of the pure is important. That's the power that resides in the Congress and specifically, in the House.
We need to make sure we use it.
GLENN: I will tell you, I found out just the other day, that this program now has a bigger footprint than Fox news does. Which blew me away, when somebody gave me the stat to me.
JIM: Testimony to your good work.
GLENN: No. What's happening is all the mainstream media is dying. And shows like minds and others are all growing.
GLENN: I don't know if we could turn this corner, even five or six years ago. But I think if you guys just keep going, we're going to turn a corner. We're going to turn a corner. Because the mainstream media extent have a lock that they used to have.
JIM: Well, said. And praise the Lord for that. And the second thing I would say, the American people, smart people. They have common sense. And they hear common sense. And they hear good information from people like you, and a bunch of folks like you.
That makes a huge difference. So thank you for what you're doing.
GLENN: Likewise. Stay the course.
JIM: All right. Buh-bye.
GLENN: Jim Jordan.