Here’s what ‘Democratic Socialists’ don’t want you to know about capitalism

Last week, 28-year-old Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez — a self-described socialist — defeated incumbent Rep. Joe Crowley in a Democratic House primary in New York City. Her win, a dramatic upset in the primary elections, was an early indicator of America's recent turn toward socialism.

Recent polls show that 36 percent of Americans between the age of 18 and 29 favor socialism over capitalism. Socialism's stigma seems to be fading as fewer Americans remember the spectacular failure of the Soviet Union — the largest socialism experiment in history — and most are seemingly unaware of the current economic disaster in socialist Venezuela.

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Politicians such as Bernie Sanders, Kamala Harris, Elizabeth Warren and now newcomer Ocasio-Cortez, appeal to young voters with promises of free college and healthcare while demonizing capitalism — the very system under which they have flourished.

Filling in for Glenn Beck on today's show, Stu Burguiere uncovered a few truths that none of these anti-capitalism freedom fighters would want you to know, such as:

  • Bernie Sanders owns three homes, one in Burlington, VT, another on Capitol Hill in D.C., and a four-bedroom vacation home on the shore of Lake Champlain.
  • Sanders qualifies as an "one percenter" — the income bracket he so frequently attacked on the campaign trail. Though his annual income is 'only' $200 thousand per year, his $800 thousand in book royalties have elevated him well beyond the $389 thousand per year threshold to be considered top one percent. And that's saying nothing of his high-paid speaking engagements and investment partnerships.
  • Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, who campaigned on the narrative of being "a girl from the Bronx," actually grew up in Yorktown Heights.
  • She attended Boston University in Massachusetts, a school that costs approximately $70, 000 per year.

"More than anything else, Ocasio-Cortez's story demonstrates everything that is great about capitalism. Her favorite line of a zip code determining a child's destiny runs completely contradictory to her very own story. Her father, born in New York City, her mother a native of Puerto Rico, and she was able to move out of the Bronx … attend a prestigious university, and is all but a shoe-in to become a Congresswoman come November. She's 28 years old, by the way," said Stu. "Capitalism enables a child to change their stars. Socialism does not. This is the real story but she chose to exclude all the best parts. Bernie did the same thing."

Watch the clip below to hear what Stu adds about Elizabeth Warren and more of the "Lifestyles of the Rich and Socialist."

Here's what 'Democratic Socialists' don't want you to know about capitalism

Recent polls show that 36 percent of Americans between the age of 18 and 29 favor socialism over capitalism. Socialism's stigma seems to be fading as fewer Americans remember the spectacular failure of the Soviet Union -- the largest socialism experiment in history -- and most are seemingly unaware of the current economic disaster in socialist Venezuela.

This article provided courtesy of TheBlaze.

Glenn Beck: Why MLK's pledge of NONVIOLENCE is the key to saving America

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Listen to the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s pledge of nonviolence and really let it sink in: "Remember always that the nonviolent movement seeks justice and reconciliation — not victory."

On the radio program, Glenn Beck shared King's "ten commandments" of nonviolence and the meaning behind the powerful words you may never have noticed before.

"People will say nonviolent resistance is a method of cowards. It is not. It takes more courage to stand there when people are threatening you," Glenn said. "You're not necessarily the one who is going to win. You may lose. But you are standing up with courage for the ideas that you espouse. And the minute you engage in the kind of activity that the other side is engaging in, you discredit the movement. You discredit everything we believe in."

Take MLK's words to heart, America. We must stand with courage, nonviolently, with love for all, and strive for peace and rule of law, not "winning."

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Conservatives are between a rock and a hard place with Section 230 and Big Tech censorship. We don't want more government regulation, but have we moved beyond the ability of Section 230 reforms to rein in Big Tech's rising power?

Rachel Bovard, Conservative Partnership Institute's senior director of policy, joined the Glenn Beck radio program to give her thoughts and propose a possibly bipartisan alternative: enforcing our existing antitrust laws.

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Dan Bongino, host of The Dan Bongino Show, is an investor in Parler — the social media platform that actually believes in free speech. Parler was attacked by Big Tech — namely Amazon, Apple, and Google — earlier this week, but Bongino says the company isn't giving up without a fight. In fact, he says, he's willing to go bankrupt over this one.

Dan joined Glenn Beck on the radio program to detail what he calls a "smear" campaign behind the scenes, and how he believes we can move forward from Big Tech's control.

"You have no idea how bad this was behind the scenes," Dan told Glenn. "I know you're probably thinking ... well, how much worse can the attack on Parler have gotten than three trillion-dollar companies — Amazon, Apple, and Google — all seemingly coordinated to remove your business from the face of the Earth? Well, behind the scenes, it's even worse. I mean, there are smear campaigns, pressure campaigns ... lawyers, bankers, everyone, to get this company ... wiped from the face of the earth. It's incredible."

Dan emphasized that he would not give up without a fight, because what's he's really fighting for is the right to free speech for all Americans, regardless of their political opinions, without fear of being banned, blacklisted, or losing jobs and businesses.

"I will go bankrupt. I will go absolutely destitute before I let this go," he said. "I have had some very scary moments in my life and they put horse blinders on me. I know what matters now. It's not money. It's not houses. It's none of that crap. It's this: the ability to exist in a free country, where you can express your ideas freely."

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Joe Biden's administration is getting ready for something historic, but we're all being distracted. And now that Biden has hired at least 14 former or current executives from Big Tech — experts at colluding to censor unflattering news about Biden — Americans must be laser-focused on what's coming.

On January 20, the most corrupt president in American history will be inaugurated, and it looks like some of his cabinet choices were picked specifically so everything just – poof – goes away. The administration nominees appear to be all about preserving corruption, crony capitalism, and executing a Great Reset. Those same people also have one more thing in common: Ukraine.

On his Wednesday night special this week, Glenn exposes their radical agenda in their own words and gives U.S. senators the questions they must ask before confirming corrupt nominees to some of the highest offices in the country.


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