By Glenn Beck
Glenn Beck, number 1 bestselling writer and radio host, finds the chilly fact at the back of the ideology of progressivism and the way the tenets of this risky trust process are eroding the root of this country.
WHY can we settle for THE LIES?
Politics is not any longer approximately pointing to a shining urban at the hill; it’s approximately promising you a sparkly new vehicle to your driveway. The candidate who tells the folk what they need to listen to is generally the one that wins—facts be damned.
Politicians can be sleazy and spineless, yet they’re no longer silly. They see that the right way to win is via first telling humans every thing that's mistaken with the area, after which portray a imaginative and prescient of the lifestyles they want—a Utopian imaginative and prescient that they’ll create the following in the world, one the place not anyone is ever ailing or hungry, jobless, or homeless. All we need to do is quit our freedom and somebody else’s pockets and they’ll make it happen.
And so that they proceed to lie, and...
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