California's new Senator reveals a MAJOR issue with Democrats
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California's new Senator reveals a MAJOR issue with Democrats

California Governor Gavin Newsom has chosen radical pro-abortion activist Laphonza Butler to serve out the rest of the late Sen. Dianne Feinstein's term. But there's just one issue: While she checks many of the boxes progressives love — black, female, LGBTQ+ — she currently lives in Maryland. Glenn and Stu discuss what that means for Californians and how crazy it is that Democrats are (once again) openly considering an applicant's skin color.

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GLENN: Now, I want to talk to you about the G.O.P.

There is a great, great article that is coming from the -- the Blaze.

The G.O.P. is the problem.

It's spot-on.

We have Chip Roy coming up in just a little whale.

Stand by for that. Because we will talk about, what did we get? What are we doing?

What are we it doing right now?

But first, before we go there, I really want to congratulate Gavin Newsom.

He has picked a new senator for California. And it's odd, because she doesn't live in California.

She lives in Maryland.

But, I mean, that's close, right?

STU: Right around the corner.

GLENN: Right around the corner.

It's practically California.

And it's Laphonza Butler. And I know what you're thinking. I know what you're thinking.

He said, that he was going to pick a black person, to replace --

STU: A woman.

GLENN: Right. Right.

A black woman. Thank you for correcting.

STU: Thank you. In putting a black male into that role, would be disgusting.

It would be a hat tip -- a hat tip to the patriarchy.

GLENN: Yeah. Amen. Now, you pointing that out, pretty much makes you racist.
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STU: I forgot.
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GLENN: Yeah. Your white supremacist thoughts there, Stu, will get you into trouble.

Now, sure, she lives in another state, okay?

But she has a house in California. It's not her primary.

She's registered to vote in Maryland.

STU: No. Real woman of the people.

GLENN: Yeah. But she has a house there.

STU: As most people do. Do you have houses on both coasts?

GLENN: It's like me, running for governor in Idaho.

I have a house in Idaho.

STU: There you go.

GLENN: I am one with the people.

STU: You sure are.

GLENN: Absolutely I am.

Anyway, some might also point out, that hmm.

She also is -- she also is somebody who runs, an abortion -- a really big abortion mill strokes.

STU: An abortion hut?

GLENN: Yeah. And this abortion advocacy group, Emily -- Emily's List. Is very, very powerful in Washington.

STU: Very powerful, yes.

GLENN: Very, very powerful.

STU: And she's also a former union --

GLENN: Another very, very powerful thing.

STU: It's the almost like -- I'll just throw this out. This is silly. This is a hypothetical.

But let's say, you were planning a future run for president, and an activist behind your campaign. You might want to pick an incredibly powerful activist.

GLENN: Oh, my God. No, Stu!

That's racist. You're pointing this out. Only a racist would see it that way. Oh.

STU: Can I ask you a question?

GLENN: Yeah. Honest question. When did this start?

When -- when was the first time that a politician overtly said, in advance, they will only consider a black woman for a role?

When did that start?

Because that is, to me, I think super recent.

Now, this used to be -- it used to actually be reality. Right?

Politicians would get a job. Right? And they would say, okay.

Well, let's -- we want to appeal to this constituency. And they would come out and they would say, you know, we wanted to find the most qualified person in the whole wide world.

And we found that person, who happens to have every characteristic of the voting base I'm trying to court. That did happen. But no one overtly said it.

GLENN: Well, I think Obama -- Obama definitely said it for the Supreme Court.

STU: Obama did? I don't remember that.

GLENN: Really?

STU: I think it started with Joe Biden. I think Joe Biden was the first one to do it. That's my theory. I think Joe Biden came out and said, you know what, I will only consider a black woman for this role.

I don't remember anyone overtly saying, in advance, before that.

GLENN: There's two portions of this. When did it become okay. Just to say, I'm appointing a black woman? For the role?

That's what I'm looking for.

And erase -- I'm sure there's a polyamorous Asian out in California, that might have been -- that lives in California. That might be very qualified.

STU: It's one of the first qualifications, living in the state, usually.

GLENN: Yeah. It is. It is.

But, anyway, there's also, you're racist for even thinking that that's not okay.

STU: That's true.

That's a whole other glass ceiling.

GLENN: But they have to have both of them.

STU: Yeah.

GLENN: And I think that started with me.

I think that started --

STU: You started this?

GLENN: No. No. I didn't start it. They started it me. When I said, I think Barack Obama might be racist.

Or he has a deep-seated hatred for the white culture.

STU: I remember this.

GLENN: I remember it too.

Like a brand.

Anyway, and I couldn't believe that -- I remember we said, when -- when was the first time, somebody was pointing out racism was called a racist! Remember?

STU: That's true.

I don't remember that ever happening before you. People like Al Sharpton would throw up racist all the time.

But nobody would say, he was a racist for saying that he was a racist.

That's usually a claim you would make.

But that was you. That was how you treated it with him.

Because you said he was racist. Now you are a racist.

GLENN: Now everybody does that.

Everybody, when they want to shut you down. They say, you're a racist for saying this is racist.

STU: I don't want to say it. But trailblazer?

GLENN: Well, I don't like that.

STU: Congratulations.

GLENN: Thank you. Thank you. Very much. I appreciate the honor.

STU: And on the other side of it. I really -- I glance to find another example of this. Before Joe Biden.

But people like to say, Reagan said in a debate, like he said, I look forward -- he said, I look forward to naming the first female Supreme Court justice.

It wasn't like, I will only look at females for this role.

It was -- a little more explicit than normal. Maybe.

And then it was Joe Biden.

Joe Biden came out. Did it 57 times.

He's like, I want a guy who is actually saying he's a girl for this role. I want a black woman for this role.

I want three lesbians over there.

Nine -- like that's all he started with.

But he did it -- the first time he did it, was in that debate.

Remember this? He was in a debate.

And he -- it was -- it was -- well, fascinating. And this might be why we never really had a conversation about it.

But it was March, I think 15th. 2020.

So, I mean, like we were thinking of other things, that week.

You know. I believe the next day, was the 15 days to start the spread.

Slow the spread. When we started that. We never really had a conversation with that. He kind of blurted it out.

All the reporting behind the scenes. Is that Clyburn, who basically handed them the Democratic nomination.

GLENN: I remember now.

STU: Yeah! Went on stage, in a commercial break.

And threatened to say it on stage. Just say, no. You can be explicit about it. Say, it's a black woman for this role.

Right?

GLENN: I remember that!

STU: Yes. And we never really talked about how all of a sudden it was okay to admit, you were picking people based on the color of their skin.

Now, in 1905, it happened all the time.

In 1739, it probably was pretty common.

But we all think that's bad. Right?

We all think picking people by skin color was a really bad idea.

GLENN: Well, I think the transgender Latinx, who were left off that list.

Is probably thinking it was a bad thing.

STU: Yeah, I'm glad you finally brought up that.

GLENN: And isn't it interesting, it was the white guys. The white guys who were leading the way.

You know what, I'm really old.

I'm out of step.

I do think my radio is called the wireless. But I'm going to do what we used to do, when I was a kid, back in the aughts, right after the turn of the century of the 1800s, turn of the 1900s. And I will look for a specific race, and make sure that I'm checking their bedroom as well.

STU: Hmm.

GLENN: I mean, these white guys, why don't you get out of the way. Why don't you -- Joe, if you believe this, why don't you retire right now, and let Kamala Harris be our first black female president?

STU: Of course not.

GLENN: Yeah. Of course not. Of course not. Of course not.

But they'll make sure that everybody else gives up their power. That's kind of the point, isn't it? Kind of the point.

STU: And this goes also to -- in the same period, right? This is the George Floyd period, that happens a few months after he says that.

And that report of just six percent of new S&P 500 jobs, went to white applicants in the wake of the George Floyd crisis, which is remarkable.

I mean, white people make up, what? 70 percent of this country. Only 6 percent of these jobs. That is just blatant racism. Right?

I mean, it's -- now, look, I mean, maybe -- you want to give me the argument. That suddenly, only minorities were good at jobs at big companies. You can make the argument. I can certainly make the argument in the NBA.

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GLENN: Welcome to the Glenn Beck Program.

Now, I know I was supposed to talk to you about something. But Stu and I got sidetracked about Tom Hanks. Oh, I remember.

Now, here's what happens. I'm talking to a friend of mine the other day. And he told me about somebody who works at Disney. And they -- they're in charge of fiscal responsibility, and everything else, for all these movies.

And they were told, that on this project, you need to hire a black person to fill this role.

I remember what role it was, but it was a big role. And literally, this woman said, there is only one African-American in the entire industry, that does that. And they -- it's -- it's an important role. Or everything could go to hell in a handbasket. They said, we don't care. Get a -- an accountant to do the job.

And they're like, but it's not the job of an accountant.

An accountant can't do this job.

They're like, get a black accountant and do it.

They're going to lose all kinds of money. They have a chance, that it's an absolute flop.

This is why Disney is going to sell off everything.

They're going to -- they've destroyed their movie business.

They're destroying their parks.

Because they can't stop now. The -- the inmates are in charge of the asylum. And they can't stop. They built it. That's what you get. Congratulations, Disney.

This illegal immigrant story just got MUCH MORE COMPLICATED
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This illegal immigrant story just got MUCH MORE COMPLICATED

Glenn has made a big discovery in the story of Colony Ridge, Texas. Up until now, reporting has suggested that the massive illegal immigrant settlement outside of Houston was cartel-infested, crime-ridden, and set up by developers who are immorally taking advantage of the illegal immigrants. But after visiting the community and speaking to one of its developers, Glenn now believes the story is much more complicated. Glenn's head researcher, Jason Buttrill, joins to explain their latest findings as they film BlazeTV's next documentary.

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GLENN: So we are in -- we're in Houston, and we've got our production team, our documentary, Blaze TV documentary team. And, of course, I brought my good friend and chief researcher, and head writer for my television program, Jason in. Who, Jason, tell me the story that we thought, we were going to find, and we still may find.

But tell me the story that you thought we were coming out for.

JASON: So just based on the reporting that's happening so far I was expecting basically almost what I saw in Iraq. Like UN tents type things.

Crime going all over the place.

The ultimate squalor that you can think of.

Mixed in with crime, visibly.

It was almost like Grand Theft Auto. You know the name.

But actually seeing it in real life play out.

I have to tell you, when we first showed up, I do not, I can't fathom how that's the story that you get, just by showing up, driving around. And saying, okay. This is what's going on.

Because this story is a lot more complicated than that. Obviously.

There's a lot more pieces moving here, than I think anyone has even talked about.

And you can't get to it, on the surface level.

You will have to go deeper. Which this amazing documentary team is doing.

And it's amazing.

GLENN: Yeah. I will tell you, we came yesterday.

And I was looking yesterday. We were told.

By several sources. Several sources.

That we were looking at a situation, where this Colony Ridge. They were being sold. Being sold at usury-style interest rates of 20 and 30 percent.

Credit card rates. That's -- that is what we were told.

You were looking at a situation where there were gangs involved. The cartels were involved.

That is part of the story we will get into today. I am doing several interviews on that today.

But I will tell you, if the authorities don't have -- if they're not willing to go on camera, and say, yes.

This is what -- I mean, there was -- we -- we were talking about a story yesterday.

Where these two teenage kids, were shot in the head, at a mailbox area.

They were both in their car.

And somebody went to the mailbox of -- of -- you know, where all of the mailboxes are in this area.

And they saw this car, and these two guys, they thought were just sleeping. These two teenage kids were just sleeping.

They watch them. They come back and they see, they're still there.

Hey, something is not right.

So they went up to the window, and they were going to knock on the window. And they look in. And these two kids have been shot, I believe in the head, execution-style, it seems.

Well, now we're hearing that perhaps that didn't happen there.

That this was crime that was a body dump, and there are places in Houston. There is one very famous place that is a body dump.

That's really bad. But was this gang-related, and was it happening here?

There's only one truth, in the end.

But I'm -- and I'm really glad to say this.

We are doing everything we can, to get to that truth. Not our truth. Not the story we think people want to hear. But the actual story.

Not sure, I did several interviews yesterday, and walked away, believing parts of all of the interviews.

Walked away liking some of the people. You know, not necessarily loving some of the other people that we interviewed.

But thought there was truth, a little bit, in everybody.

And so our job now is to just piece this together.

Because this is something that will happen all over the country.

There is a lot of money being made here.

And you wonder. I mean, how long did we discuss this, Jason?

That we're not sure, if any of this is illegal.

Might be immoral.

Might be -- might not even be that strong. Might be something that you're like, I wouldn't do it.

I don't want my friends being involved in this.

But is it immoral, or is it illegal?

JASON: Oh, yeah, constantly. And, I mean, Glenn, you and I did a show, I believe it was last week. Where it was a Wednesday night special. And we picked up the top two issues, that the country is most concerned about.

Number one is the economy. People's finances.

And number two, the border. Those. And immigration.

The top two issues.

This story has elements of both on gigantic magnitudes.

Because if it's a border issue.

I mean, we have an area that is huge.

If people are getting mortgages, when they don't need Social Security numbers. When they don't even need traditional mortgages. They're able to come here.

And nobody is integrating. They're all riving in this one little area. I kind of want to know if this is the standard going forward. All over the country. Are these going to be popping up all over the place? Is that not the issue? I don't know. We've been scouring social media, including Spanish social media on the number one issue, on the economy and financing. We're not exactly sure the ins and outs of how these deals are made.

But it does look like there are people confused. There are multiple people confused. As they were in the 2008 financial crisis.

People didn't know what they were signing up for, for some of those adjustable-rate mortgages. I don't know if that's similar now, but we have got to get that story correctly.

Because the stories that have come out right now, I do not believe have.

But people need to know. Economically, financially. Are you getting into a good deal here?

Number two, the border. Is this making the border situation worse? Or is it not as connected as we've been led to believe it is?

GLENN: The other thing is, I mean, this is such a fascinating story.

Because these are people -- these are people that do not have a chance of getting a traditional loan.

Okay?

70,000. We were in the neighborhood. And it's not a neighborhood I would want to live in.

There were parts of it that seemed pretty eerie and sketchy.

But there are other parts of it, that were pretty nice. Pretty nice.

And these are people, that would not get a traditional loan.

So they are going out. And they are getting a loan.

We are told today, we're still verifying everything.

I told you yesterday, 20 to 30 percent.

That's what we had found online. And with some other sources.

But it appears, that maybe that is not true. We will have more, when we -- as we go, we have to lock these things in.

The guy who is selling it, told me yesterday. It's 12.7.

Well, 12.7, is very high. For a house loan.

But the United States, the federal -- the Federal Reserve charged 19 percent at one point.

You know. And if you don't have any credit at all, and you don't have any money to put down, that's actually not a bad rate, quite honestly.

Do you agree with that, or disagree?

JASON: Yeah. I think it sounds like not a great rate. But what I'm seeing from social media from people who have done this. I don't even know if they understand that.

Because once they start getting into these loans like a couple years down the road, some of them are abandoning them. Like, oh, this is not worth it.

Like, I don't think they were expecting to spend the amounts of money they were. It's just what it looks like from the confusion there.

GLENN: So there's a difference though, between them understanding it. And predatory loans.

And usury. You know what I mean?

And it -- you know, you can look at this story.

It's amazing. It's amazing. I wish -- well, you will be.

In January. I was going to say, I wish I was with you yesterday. I was so conflicted.

Not on crime. Not on any of that stuff.

But I went back and forth on, is this -- at first, I was -- it's probably illegal.

And it's absolutely immoral.

And I'm still not having an answer on either of those two.

It might be illegal. It might be immoral. But I had a swing yesterday, back and forth to these.

To where I'm like, well, I don't know.

I don't know.

This might be something good for somebody, who can't start in America.

JASON: What does that sound like? It sounds like every documentary that you've ever watched.

I watched this documentary about aliens. They started out debunking them.

Then in the middle of it, they kind of go back and forth. Maybe not.

At the end, they're like, wait a minute. Are aliens real?

That's how I felt yesterday. Not on aliens. On this.

It was exactly the same. Back and forth and back and forth. This is an amazing story. It really is.

GLENN: Yeah. And it has huge ramifications. At the very least. At the very least.

And I don't know if we will have time to cover this.

The thing I went to bed with last night was, is this the future of America?

It is a community. It's enormous.

About the size of Miami.

I was told by the developer, 130,000, to 150,000 residents, when they're done.

I heard close to a quarter of a million, from other sources.

It's a lot of people.

Right now, it's anywhere between 40 and 70.

And it -- it's a huge area.

And it is in this small, little, sweet little town.

Where they're -- nobody is rich there. I mean, there's trailers. You know, people living in trailers on their land there.

But it's like my grandparent's farm when I was growing up.

It was this little quiet, sleepy town.

And all of a sudden, boom. Right in the center of it, are, you know, going to be 100 thousand plus people that don't speak English.

Generally, don't speak English.

That is a shock to the community. And that doesn't necessarily make it wrong. Where, you know, everybody is into -- not in my neighborhood.

But it is shocking for that neighborhood. And can vastly change it.

And the problem is, just down the road, a little bit. Are these very nice, very, very nice wealthy neighborhoods.

That if you didn't know, you're coming into Houston. You're getting off the freeway. And you would buy the house. You would see these places, like this is great.

But you would have no idea that the slums, literally the slums are right behind your house. Right on the other side of the woods.

Right down the street.

And that becomes a Brazil situation. Which is -- which is not good. Not good.

So anything you're left with?

JASON: Just on how a lot of these stories, there's a lot more than meets the eyes. And you will really not get into it, if you operate how the mainstream media does, how they do it right now. They take a story, and they run a narrative. And that's what gets pushed out to the entire country. And you never learn any further. You never go deeper. That's what I love about what we're doing now, we're going deep.

And I can't tell you, like that documentary about aliens. How many times I will be flip-flopped on this story, by the end of it.

I don't know at this point.

We have, I believe two or three interviews today. Tomorrow, we're interviewing another three or four, including something that goes late into the night. And I think the day after that, is another four.

So, I mean, we are going both sides. Back and forth. Back and forth. Back and forth.

Where we end up, I have no idea.

But it will be a whole lot of fun to do it. And for the audience to watch it play out.

GLENN: Yeah. And it's -- you know, the one thing I took away yesterday.

And I mentioned this earlier.

Is -- it's very easy to be like the mainstream media. I went into this. We had all kinds of information. We have the information. We have the sources.

But we don't necessarily have everybody on record.

It's going to be interesting to see in the next few days, who is willing to say, no, no, no. Say that to the camera. You know what I mean?

And who -- who is -- figures and stories stand up. And whose stories don't. And we walked in yesterday. I walked into the afternoon.

To an interview, I thought, absolutely, just going to chop this up into little teeny bite-sized pieces.

And walked away, saying, I'm not sure we have the story.

Not -- not saying that anybody is -- that I believe anybody right now.

That's -- I think that's the -- the thing I walked away with.

I walked away believing one thing. I walked out not believing anything.

And, you know, it's -- we are grateful to Blaze TV.

For spending all of this money. It's an incredible expense to do documentaries like this. And investigations.

It takes a whole team of people. My gosh, this documentary team is unbelievable. I mean, honestly, it's -- they are remarkable, at what they do.

And you'll be able to see this on Blaze TV. Your support means the world.

It's the only way that we can do this, is if we go to BlazeTV.com/Glenn.

Use the promo code Glenn Plus. And you'll save $30 off your annual subscription.

This documentary, warts and all. And let the chips fall where they may.

And I mean, there's one politician that we can't get a hold of. And we've offered to fly to him, at any time.

Nothing.

He's stonewalling us. And that is Greg Abbott. And it says -- it says a lot, that his campaign received $1.4 million.

I mean, I know I paid 10 percent of what I -- what I make. In tithing.

So I know what I get from my church, I know what God has done for me lately, what has -- what -- what is the person that gave Greg Abbott $1.4 million? What are they getting out of this?

The answer to me was, well, nothing.

Is it? Is it?

Why we're 'RUNNING OUT OF OPTIONS' to avoid economic collapse
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Why we're 'RUNNING OUT OF OPTIONS' to avoid economic collapse

The stock markets had a good month in November. But Glenn warns, "enjoy it while it lasts." Glenn reviews how the Federal Reserve's actions — especially its quick pivot from allowing debt to pile up to slamming on the breaks — could likely lead to a massive crash. "We are running out of options," he says, as the yearly interest on our national debt skyrockets toward $1 trillion. So, Glenn gives you the real stats while the Fed says it has everything under control ...

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GLENN: Here's a -- here's an interesting story. Remember from investors.com. Can we just remember who got us here? Okay.

Listen to this.

The ten-year Treasury yield set off roaring alarms about the US budget. When it surged to 5 percent last month.

Now those warnings look like a fire drill. Federal Reserve rate hikes seem to be over for now.

Giving the bond market a reprieve, and allowing powerful S&P rallying to resume. But enjoy it while it lasts.

The next debt scare may be the real thing, and it could rock the US economy and stock market.

Here's why: The fed's historic turnabout from enabling massive budget deficits to directing the sharpest rate hikes in 40 years. Has seemingly broken the budget.

The Treasury market stress is almost certain to return.

And the era of fed quantitative easing and near zero interest rates, promoted care-free fiscal policies, that led to the US racking up $20 trillion in federal debt since 2008.

Exhibit A in the case of the broken federal budget. It's the deficit surge in fiscal 2023. Which ended September 30th.

Unemployment was near a record low. And GDP growth was strong.

Under those conditions, the budget deficit usually shrinks.

But this year, it doubled. To $2 trillion. And that's only if you ignore accounting for Biden student loan forgiveness that was struck down.

The Federal Reserve's fingerprints are all over the red ink. Fed spent more than 100 billion in interest on its bond portfolio to the Treasury in fiscal 2022.

It had to halt those payments last year as bond prices fell. Having let inflation out of the bag at an 8.7 cost of living adjustment stoked a 130 billion-dollar increase.

In Social Security checks. Another $100 billion, went to FDIC bailouts for the Silicon bank.

To top it off, the Fed hiking is the key rate, past 5 percent. Forced Uncle Sam to pony up an extra 177 billion in interest, on the debt.

Here's the thing: Interest on the debt was 711 billion dollars.

Went up in 2023. 711 billion dollars. Up from 534 billion, in 2022. 413 billion in 2021.

We're now running at a rate for this month, which will total 825 billion.

So we have doubled the interest payments. Now, we're probably 12 months. Twenty months away from a trillion dollars, in debt interest only.

Remember, the entire budget that we can pay for, cover our bills. If we are living within our means, is $2 trillion. The rest of it, we borrow.

What are you willing to cut, by a trillion dollars. Just to pay the interest?

We are running out of options.

The fed says they have it all under control.

Nobody is buying our bonds.

The fed is buying our bonds. So when you hear, oh, S&P 500.

Deutsche Bank just said it will go up. We will have a surge. Enjoy it while it lasts.

The problem is: Only the ones who have tons of money in the stock market. And those are the ones who usually get all the bailouts.

And they get all the government contracts, and everything else.

They're the ones in the stock market. They're the ones making all of the money.

If you have money in investment, good for you.

Good for you. But it is eventually going to go away.

And guess who will win?

All of those who are connected.

All of those who are connected. You know, I like it in -- I like the old days, when companies did something. And you could go, oh, that's really good.

I want to invest. And their stock would go up. Oh. And that's really bad. And their stock would go down.

Oh, the economy is really bad. Stock would go down. Now it doesn't work that way anymore.

Nothing. Nothing.

The only one I've seen Walt Disney. Walt Disney marked its 100th anniversary with Wish.

Cost them $200 million to produce. It brought in over the five-day weekend, $19.5 million.

Wow. Now, by contrast, Frozen brought in 125. Frozen 2. Not even Frozen 1. Frozen 2, brought in $125 million over the same period.

Indiana Jones, the dial of destiny, gone. The Little Mermaid, nothing. The Marvels, worse than The Hulk. How is that possible?

And the only thing worse than that is Haunted Mansion. The only thing worse than that is Wish! It couldn't happen to a nicer group of people.

These are the kinds of things that we used to see in America. You disconnect from reality, you lose.

I don't know when we're going to see the first government bailout of Disney.

But I'm waiting for it.

Is THIS the SHADY reason for Texas' DANGEROUS illegal immigrant city?
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Is THIS the SHADY reason for Texas' DANGEROUS illegal immigrant city?

A massive illegal immigrant settlement has sprung up right outside of Houston, Texas, and Glenn is on the ground to investigate. Glenn calls in live from Colony Ridge, which he has dubbed "the world's largest and most dangerous trailer park." This community, which is about the size of Miami, has become a hotbed for the cartel after developers started selling flood-prone plots to illegal immigrants. Prosecutors have refused to prosecute crimes, police officers see no point in keeping the law, and the developers are rigging the entire housing market, Glenn claims. And shockingly, Glenn has found ties between the community's developers and the Governor of Texas. But this kind of shady activity is not just happening in Texas. Glenn warns, "it's happening all over the country."

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Below is a rush transcript that may contain errors

PAT: Pat and Stu for Glenn today. Because Glenn -- I guess he didn't realize, that the show actually happens. On Mondays now. On Mondays. About this time, every Monday.

STU: Where is he supposed to be on Mondays? Anywhere at once?

PAT: Sitting where I am right now.

STU: In this room? On Mondays.

PAT: Yeah. Isn't that weird? I guess it's fairly new. And he's not used to it, yet. Is that what happened you're not used to the new schedule change?

GLENN: Oh, my gosh. No. Some of us have been working this weekend. We're working through the night. I am actually down in Liberty County, Texas.

We're doing a new Blaze documentary for January. And the researchers and Jason has been down here. And they're going to be here for a week. I'll be back on the air tomorrow.

But I'm just getting -- I'm just getting ready for a full day of looking at world's largest trailer park. The world's most dangerous trailer park.

It's a -- it's an area called colony ridge.

You might have read about it. There's been a couple of stories out, about this unbelievable cartel-run community, if you can.

It is the size of Miami. And it's all illegals. And I know nobody is illegal.

What's happening here is, you've got a county of about 70,000 people.

And in the middle of it, it's 30,000 acres. It's in a flood zone.

And some developers bought it all up.

And they are selling it to illegals.

And here's -- this is -- I mean, you're talking about a change in elections, just with this county.

You're talking about corruption at gangs. They've had body dumps there.

Massive drugs going on. For a community now, of 70,000, there are only six to eight police officers.

And beyond that, the prosecutor for some reason, won't prosecute, any -- anybody in Colony Ridge.

So cops don't have a reason to go in. Because nobody is going to jail.

We don't know why.

We have a place where the developers have dumped 40,000 gallons plus of raw sewage into the local creeks.

Nobody does anything.

They're charging credit card interest rates. So it's $500 down.

For 300,000-dollar house.

It's $500 down. And then your monthly payment. But here's the good news.

You have an interest rate between 20 and 30 percent.

The more defaults happened in Colony Ridge, than any place else.

And what happens? They default. The developer, which is providing all the loans at such a low, low price, he then repossesses the house and sells it again.

It is an absolute nightmare. And it's happening, not just here.

It's happening all over the country.

This -- this community, is almost, and will be in a few months, almost the size of Grand Rapids.

STU: Wow. And, Glenn, something of that scale does not pop up overnight. It's not like, okay. A few people have come across the border.

This is something that has gone on for a while. Why hasn't anyone done anything about it so far?

PAT: It's an interesting question. I -- we have reached out to the governor, we have asked for an interview with the governor.

This isn't going to make us more popular with our own Texas governor, but we have reached out.
We can't seem to coordinate our schedules, darn it.

But what's interesting is, the brother is -- it's two brothers that are running this. I will be doing an interview today, with the main brother. The guy who is really responsible for this.

But his partner. His other brother happens to be one of the governor's biggest donors.

Given our governor in Texas, over a million dollars in his campaign.

Which is I'm sure a complete coincidence!

PAT: How far is this -- how far is colony ridge from Houston?

It's fairly close, right? Within a --

GLENN: Oh, no. It's closer than that. How far are we from Houston? We're about 20 miles.

PAT: Amazing.

GLENN: Yeah.

So the -- the county -- the people who lived in that county, it's very, very red.

And this has brought in so much danger to the community.

I mean, honestly, body dumps. You're just out in the field.

You're like, oh, there's a dead body.

It's being run by the cartels.

But don't worry. The -- the Colony Ridge is hiring their own police. They're going to -- they're going to hire some of the police.

Which sounds very Chicago 1930s.

But the people who lived there, are so angry about this. They won't vote. And I wouldn't either.

They won't vote for a single bond measure. Here's the problem: You have the school growing ten students a day.

They've built -- the state has built these beautiful facilities.

But they can't hire the teachers.

They can't do anything, because the -- the former residents. The ones who live there now.

While they still live there.

I'm talking to a group of people who lived there for generations.

They're moving now. Because they can't take the crime. They can't take the problems.

They won't vote for any new teachers or anything else.

So now what happens?

I mean, this is a -- an absolute nightmare, the size of Miami.

PAT: And you mentioned that a lot of the illegals that get into these homes, lose the help me.

Then what happens to them?

Where do they wind up after that?

GLENN: That, I don't know. I will ask. That, I don't know yet. I haven't met with any of the principals yet. That's what I'm doing this morning and the rest of the day, and tomorrow.

I'll be doing the show tomorrow from Houston.

But then, I have to go back in, and interview some more -- some more people. Including Dan Patrick.

I will ask Dan Patrick.

PAT: Yeah.

GLENN: He's the head of our Senate.

And he's very upset about this.

PAT: I bet he is.

GLENN: He can't get anyone to do anything.

You know, the problem is, everything this developer is doing, is legal.

It's just immoral.

PAT: Jeez.

GLENN: Absolutely immoral.

He is building roadways that look like it's just a veneer.

I mean, we -- for a state that doesn't have hard freezes.

And then, you know, really hot temperature.

Then another hard freeze. I can't tell you why, after a year, the roads look the way they do.

They are completely broken up.

He's not -- he says, he's building them, to state standards.

And my guess is, he probably is, to the very lowest grade.

But he's then giving those roads, God bless his heart, over to the county, to maintain after two years.

I've seen the roads that have been there for a year. They will just have to be bulldozed and repaved by the county.

How is the county going to pay for that?

Because the people that are living there, don't have any money. They're not paying taxes.

STU: God. And it's really an amazing -- amazing thing.

And it's just hard to imagine, that we haven't heard more about this.

You're doing this documentary. What's the schedule on this?

I know these things take a while to put together.

PAT: So this is -- we will release it in January. This is why it's important for you to subscribe to Blaze TV.

This is not a Glenn Beck documentary.

I'm involved in this one.

But this is a Blaze TV documentary.

This is all of TheBlaze money.

And we are -- we are -- we brought in the best of the best.

To help us put this together.

They have been doing research on this, for months.

Including some members of my research staff, as well.

Helping them.

And they've got it so well buttoned up. You'll see it in January.

Only on Blaze TV. But it is -- I -- let me say this.

Can I say this?

STU: Usually, probably not.

GLENN: Security -- let's say. Yeah. Let's just say this.

Security on the team, is unlike anything I've seen before.

This -- this is something that a lot of people are not going to be happy, is erring.

And it's going to happen -- because this guy is doing this legally. Because he's found a way to get around everything that really matters, this is the most immoral legal thing I think I've ever seen.

And it's going to happen all over the country.

There are -- by the end of the Biden administration, there will be 10 million illegals.

In Houston, 10 percent of the population, is illegal.

10 percent.

PAT: Well, that's only -- that's only like a million people though.

That's not that many.

STU: That's it?

PAT: Just in Houston. Wow.

GLENN: Here's the other side of this. And I haven't gotten into this yet. We'll get into it next year when this documentary goes. But this is the way Texas is going to become, deep, deep blue.

PAT: Hmm.

GLENN: This -- just this population, if somebody figures out how to register or how to just collect votes from unregistered people, this would have meant just this community, could have meant that Beto was our senator, not Ted Cruz.


PAT: Frightening.

STU: Wow. It's amazing.

And I have seen the -- some of the schedule of what they're planning to do with these documentaries over the next year. It's aggressive. This is something you will really want to be involved in.

You will want to see these things.

It's BlazeTV.com/Glenn. Go ahead, Glenn.

GLENN: Yeah. And I will tell you, when I started Blaze TV. This is why I wanted to have the subscribers and everything else.

So we could have the money to be able to do all this.

Blaze has built itself into such a workhorse now. And really, pretty darn bulletproof. That we can actually afford to do these things. And finally, we're able to be the investigative arm. We're no longer going to wait for ABC, NBC, CBS, whatever.

They're useless. They're going to have to start answering to us.

Why aren't you covering this?

Beyond that, they keep saying, we're -- you know, oh, the right is only engaged in conspiracy theories.

Really?

More people will end up watching this, than will be watching anything on 60 Minutes.

Because people will know that this is the truth. And they will have to respond to us.

And it's about time.

STU: It is about time.

BlazeTV.com/Glenn. Is the place to go to subscribe.

If you use the code Glenn. You'll save 20 bucks off your subscription.

I think already Blaze TV is worth it.

Well worth your money. If you have the extra to spend.

It's getting better and better and better by the day.

This project from Glenn, is one of many that are coming.

I've seen some of the summaries of them.

It looks like there will be some really incredible stuff. Yeah.

GLENN: It's shocking.

This alone is shocking. And we're the first to go in, and actually do an interview with all of these people.

That are living there. Living around it.

And the guy who is responsible for it.

STU: Hmm.

PAT: Yeah. I mean, I've heard very little of this. Very little of Colony Ridge.

STU: Used to do a show in Houston.

PAT: Yeah. This is just on the outskirts. There's an inner loop in Houston. There's an outer loop. And there's a really outer loop. It's just beyond that. It's so bad.

GLENN: So, Pat, this whole place is a flood zone.

PAT: Yeah. Oh, yeah.

GLENN: Already, with just the heavy Houston rains, it's almost up to your knees. People are defaulting, because they have to repair their house from the rain. Not hurricane.

From the rain.

PAT: I'm sure. I'm sure.

Well --

GLENN: This is a disaster of Biblical proportions waiting to happen.

PAT: Well, first of all, if you spit in Houston, it floods your house.

So you don't want to do that.

It's bad enough.

I can imagine the catastrophe that this place could be.

Amazing.

GLENN: So imagine, Pat. You've seen hurricanes here. You've seen what it's done. Imagine a brand-new community that floods during the rains, being hit by a hurricane. 90,000 people, out of a house.

PAT: Unreal.

GLENN: All illegal. Don't speak English. What's going to happen?

PAT: All right. Appreciate it.

GLENN: By the way, the fire department is a volunteer fire department for the county. It's got like seven guys.

One truck.

PAT: Jeez.

STU: Amazing. All right. Glenn, it's -- by the way, BlazeTV.com/Glenn. Promo code is Glenn.

And, Glenn, if you need us to send you a copy of the show's schedule on an ongoing basis, just let us know.

GLENN: See you tomorrow.

WATCH: Democrats IGNORE this incredibly DISTURBING government program
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WATCH: Democrats IGNORE this incredibly DISTURBING government program

The House Select Subcommittee on the Weaponization of the Federal Government recently held a hearing and Glenn knew it would be a wake-up call for how close we are to living Orwell's 1984. But it was even more disturbing than he thought it would be. "We live in two separate realities," Glenn says. While Republican lawmakers and journalists Matt Taibbi and Michael Shellenberger focused on exposing how our government is using psychological warfare against its citizens, the Democrats and their witness just kept comparing Trump to Hitler. "This is brainwashing...this is the worst of the worst," Glenn says. "And they didn't want to talk about it."

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GLENN: Yesterday, there was a very important hearing in Congress on the weaponization of the federal government.

And I knew it would be a wake-up call about how close we are to living Orwell's 1984.

But in a surprising way, it was even more disturbing to me. And, you know, in the super boring way, that all government hearings are. I'm going to have to spare you from watching all of it. I have clips from it. And then go watch all of it.

I will summarize what happened. The hearing started from a speech from the Democrat ranking member about how there is absolutely positively none, zero evidence that the government colluded with social media to censor people.

Okay? This was the first five minutes. My eyes were ready to pop out of my head. But this was old news. We already know there's evidence.

We already have seen the Twitter files and everything else. But then she continued on that theme.

And then the democratic committee members, decided to talk about. Instead of the government colluding with social media, to strangle the First Amendment to death. They didn't want to talk about that.

They wanted to talk about Donald Trump. Seriously.

They brought in a witness, a former Homeland Security and counterterrorism adviser to Mike Pence, to talk about how Trump is literally Hitler.

VOICE: In your testimony, you cited violent language, increasingly incendiary language being invoked by President Trump about the so-called enemies. One of the words he used was vermin.

What does that echo in your mind?

Anything else come to mind, historically, who refer to enemies of the state as vermin?

VOICE: Yes, the horrible Hitler.

VOICE: And Goebbels.

GLENN: Yeah. And Stalin. And probably Mao. Not good people.

Not good people.

But here she is, echoing what every democratic member said.

Other than that Trump is Hitler. He wants to ban all Muslims. Overthrow the government. And he is going to start exterminating people.

Now, here's the second part of her testimony.

VOICE: Weaponization of the federal government is a serious topic that requires sober analysis.

And fortunately, what we see here today, and what we have seen from this committee over the past year, is instead of politically motivated fantasy detached from reality, members of this committee and their witnesses made grand and vague accusations about government censorship.

But those foggy allegations are refuted by the facts, that private social media companies moderating content on their own. Private platforms is not government censorship.

GLENN: Oh, my gosh.

VOICE: It is those private companies exercising their own First Amendment rights. To rid their platforms of misinformation.

GLENN: There is a treasure trove of documents.

You will not believe -- when you go down this rabbit hole, you must -- you must go down this rabbit hole.

When you go down the rabbit hole of what was released this week.

And I'm going to go into it here in a second. You will see the actual documents and emails. All right?

It was like watching two unrelated hearings playing over each other at the same time.

At one moment, there were witnesses talking about how our government is using psychological warfare against its own citizens. And then boom, Trump is Hitler.

We live in two separate realities. It's like half the country, recently came from an alternate universe, which got melded into ours. In some cosmic storm.

I don't know. Maybe this is global warming or something.

And sometimes the portal rips open. And the two universes sit side by side. Yet totally separate.

We're talking about how social media is colluding with the government. This is not just censorship.

Colluding with the government. And the documents prove, the US Intel and military industrial complex, to literally change the way people in America think. They are operating government psyops on Americans.

This is brainwashing. This is Manchurian candidate stuff.

This is -- this is Ray Bradbury.
I mean, this is the worst of the worst. And they didn't want to talk about it. This is a major issue. And we've got less than a year.

And if we don't solve this, we're done.

Now, I watched two men. Who both, I think were both lefties. Okay?

They were both Democrats and lefties. At one point.

But they are actual journalists.

Michael Shellenberger and Matt Taibbi.

Former Democrats, debating with a democratic congresswoman who so help me, was arguing that because there was only 35 percent of URLs labeled, removed, or soft blocked. That there was evidence that there was no censorship. And you could hear Matt Taibbi, say kind of under his breath.

35 percent of the First Amendment.

Okay. But at the same time. Pence's former adviser was saying, the only weaponization of the government we need to worry about is Trump.

Who isn't even in the government right now.

And since he's Hitler, you know, wouldn't it be best to get a hold of this government censorship apparatus? Before your Hitler comes back?

I have to tell you, there was also this bizarre effort to equate free speech on the internet, with horrific crimes. Listen to this. This is one congresswoman, Democrat, asking Matt Taibbi, if he was okay with having rape, live streamed online.

Here it is.

VOICE: Mr. Taibbi, yes or no, should social media companies allow rape and murder to be live streamed by terrorists on their platforms in order to create fear and incite violence?

VOICE: I believe it would violate their terms of service.

VOICE: So your answer is no. They should not be allowed to do that?

VOICE: Live stream rape and murder? No. I think that would count as speech that is prohibited under --

VOICE: Good. Good.

GLENN: It's not speech. It's crime! It's rape and murder. That's not speech.

I have to play one more clip of a democratic Congress man calling the whole thing a conspiracy.

But in doing so, actually explained what was happening. Oh, so very well.

VOICE: So if we really want to talk about the weaponization of the federal government. And we should talk about it. That's Donald Trump. That's not this grand, crazy conspiracy of how the administration has utilized the social media companies, against whom the First Amendment does not apply, in order to suppress speech.

GLENN: Thank goodness many of the committee members recognized that.

VOICE: So an agency funded and created we, the government. A partnership funded and created by -- or by the government's number one stated goal is to censor true information.

VOICE: The whole narratives. Whole ways of thinking.

VOICE: That should terrify everybody. Democrat, Republican, independent, young, old, anybody else.

VOICE: This is so critical to understand.

In whole thinking. This is not about the old censorship. Twitter was censored. That's not this.

There is censorship.

But now we have added covert operations, run and funded by the Pentagon, run by our military industrial complex.

In public/private partnerships, to destroy the lives, not only the narrative.

But then to destroy the lives of those who the government needs to be silenced.

Even if they know it to be true.

Then, active disinformation, you run by puppet voices and bots to get you to think a different way.

And it's not just about misinformation, that's out there.

They want to block anyone, on any narrative, that might disagree with the government's narrative. And do that in advance.

Remember, Michael added something really important here.

Whole narratives.

Whole ways of thinking.