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Now, broadcasting from the underground command post, deep in the bowels of a hidden bunker, somewhere under the brick and steel of a nondescript building, we've once again made contact with our leader, Mike Love, and. Hello, America. Mark Levin, our number 877 three eight one three eight one one eight seven seven three eight one three eight one one. Terrible, terrible hurricane, very powerful Category four right now headed for. The shores of Texas and Louisiana now, I can just tell you this, we have a home in Florida that's built the 210 mile an hour wind resistant.
Most people do not, and I would get the hell out of there if this hurricane were heading towards our area.
And so I just want to encourage people who listen to this program and live in those areas to get out because it's kind of hit around midnight. And if you plan to leave by then, it's too late and it's dark and you won't see anything anyway.
It's actually getting quite late, so now's the time, just my own little public service from my own experience. Kenosha, Wisconsin. Jacob Blake, my friend Stephen A. Smith wants to come on the program later today to talk about this and related matters, and I said, OK, let's do it.
No problem at all. Very simple. In my case, I'm for humanity. And I'm for justice, but I'm not for mob rule, a mob justice for actual justice, and really everybody ought to believe in this. Especially individuals. Who claim that? There's no due process, well, there should be due process for everybody. Whether a minority accused of robbing a store, whether a police officer, the video's part of the evidence. But as we see here, there was video and then there was more video.
And so it's not a matter of taking sides, and yet I watched ESPN for a half hour, 40 minutes today, and there was a lot of talk about this and the assumption was. Without any discussion about due process, let's get all the all we kept hearing, there was a man shot in the back seven times while he was shot seven times. But there was no explanation of anything. Again, it's not a defense. But I think we owe it to our audiences to tell them more.
And plus. The video shows that there's more. When you're reaching and said, look, I'll discuss this with with my friend Stephen A. and here's an interesting take on whether the NBA should.
Some of these these teams should be striking or whether they should be playing. Very, very interesting. That's an hour three. Now, I've told you behind this microphone. That I was very, very concerned. So when you have rioting and looting and arson, particularly when outsiders come in like a.. From Black Lives Matter. People are going to defend themselves. People are going to defend their homes, particularly where there that you are permitted to own weapons.
But even beyond that. You're going to also encourage crazies to come into your community and not just on the left. There's going to be pushback of one sort or another, and that's exactly what happened in Kenosha, Wisconsin. Now two people are dead, ones injured, and even that is not exactly clear on what took place.
You know, Blaze, the Blaze TV, the Blaze Media. We've had a correspondent in Kenosha, Wisconsin, for the last three or four days. The Daily Caller. A guy by the name of Ritchie, he used to work on my program to live in TV, he's been there. These are brave young men and brave women. Who are going into these places and taking video? Were The New York Times, The Washington Post, CNN, MSNBC and others dare not go.
And so you have people commenting and by the way, ESPN to your people commenting on these things.
Based on little pieces of information and so forth, I interviewed. The Blaze TV correspondent. He is a terrific guy. And we're going to air that tomorrow on live TV. And he spoke with this 17 year old before there was any shooting. And even though there have been efforts on TV to say, you know, he said he's part of a militia and so forth and so on, when he spoke to him, there was no talk about a militia, no talk about overthrowing this, no talk about overthrowing that.
He said he was there to defend people. It's just it's a shocking. Now, my view. The Insurrection Act ought to be triggered. The United States military, first, you federalize the National Guard and if you need more, you need more. And they need to round up these hoodlums. Honestly, most of whom are white, most of whom are college educated, but it doesn't matter what they are. They need to round them up and remove them from society.
That's the only way this will stop the the congressman who represents this area of Wisconsin, including Kenosha. He said on Fox last evening that. The individuals who are doing this damage and doing this writing are from outside the area, they came in from Chicago, so. They're moving around, that's what they're doing. They're moving around, that's what they're doing. It's very sad. And so we have efforts like this from the left wing media that really doesn't report on anything substantive, they just do this.
BuzzFeed News, the Kenosha shooting suspect was in the front row of a rally in January.
Well, the man who shot Steve Scalise. He was a big Bernie Sanders supporter. You go to a rally with tens of thousands of people, you have no idea who the hell is there. When I have a book signing, I have no idea who the hell is there.
But we also know. That according to one of the co-founders of Black Lives Matter. Which is an extremely violent organization. That their number one goal, and she said it was to remove Donald Trump so this game can be played with everybody.
But Ellie Hall over at BuzzFeed, this is what they do. Amber Jamison. Hassanein, Nasrallah. I don't know if it's him or not. But it's irrelevant to. All right, a couple of interesting things, a couple of interesting things.
First of all, the Republican convention, Melania Trump was unbelievable.
I was hanging on her every word, listening very, very carefully.
So gracious, so classy of first lady. Brilliant, beautiful. She is able to speak five languages, she tells the immigrant story. It was mesmerizing, I thought. My wife and I were mesmerized. Absolutely terrific. And as I told you, Monday, Monday evening. And it's funny what you hear in the, as Russia calls it, the echo chamber. Mr. Producer, I said I'm not so much interested in the politicians are more interested in the common folks who are giving the talk.
Remember that. All throughout radio today, I don't listen to it, I get emails, you know, it's the lobsterman, you know, it's the Cuban guy, you know, etc. That's the attorney general. It is it is shocking how stupid so many people are in this business. I'm just being honest with you. How incapable they are of an independent thought. But they are, of course, the ones that I listen to the most, I listen to the others too, when I can.
But they've been fantastic, our buddy Chris Wallace says, you know, this is pretty much the Trump convention, I would just remind him that the entire purpose of these conventions is to nominate the president, vice presidential candidates of the party and Donald Trump is the president.
And so it's the Republican National Convention to nominate. The candidates for president and vice versa, so, yes, it's basically the Trump convention. Who else would it be? But what's interesting about this, rather than dismissing it, is again. The tremendous job that's been done in bringing people to speak from all walks of life in our society, all backgrounds, regardless of party, people voted for Trump, people voted against Trump in 2016.
And the genius of interspersing this with with the president doing certain things that draw your attention to his policy positions and his issues.
You know, Joe Biden spoke, that's all he did once pretty much, and the fact that he was able to give a speech, he was praised left and right. All that Biden can give. Oh, my God. He was he he certainly outdid our expectations. Expectations were that is his face will be an electron, I guess. But Donald Trump, it's just very. Routine, the way he's able to do things that are really very, very compelling.
Now, here's something very interesting from CNBC, part of the NBC umbrella of news operations, so-called. This is before before there's any input into the Republican convention excuse me, the Trump convention, things are tightening up a lot in the battleground states. So CNBC looks at six of them. Arizona now Biden is at 49, at 47 is before any debate. Florida, Biden said 49 trumps at 46. Michigan by that 50, Trump at 44, and by the way, Trump doesn't have to win Michigan, North Carolina, Binit 48, Trump at 47 is a big one.
Pennsylvania, Biden at 49. Trump at 46. Wisconsin, Biden at 49. Trump at 44. It's tightening a lot in the battleground states, and then when you look at the enthusiasm issue. Trump is leading in that hands down, not in this poll, but in prior polls, they don't poll that here. And so we have more work to do. More battles ahead. North Carolina is virtually tied 49 48. I mean, Arizona is virtually tied 49 47, Florida's 49 46.
And the more violence you see in, the more riding you see in these areas. The more people are questioning the Democrat Party, even in Kenosha, it's a Democrat mayor, the Democrat governor should have sent out 5000 National Guardsmen and protected that city.
He did not. Remember that poll I mentioned to you last evening, the Pew Research poll? Violent crime. 59 percent of those contacted said it's a very important issue. Very important issue, 59 percent. That explains why. Joe Biden put out a video today, you know, Joe Biden looks like he's a hostage, doesn't he, Mr. Producer? He actually looks like he's a hostage, maybe he's a North Korean or Iranian hostage, he's down there.
Even the videos aren't good.
They're like. Third class videos. But I want you to hear what Joe Biden said today, and I want to remind you, the Democratic National Committee, nobody talked about the rioting, nobody talked about the violence.
It was all anti cop.
Anti law enforcement. But the writing. And I want you to remember. That House Judiciary Committee hearing with the Democrats, none of them condemned Antifa, none of them condemned Black Lives Matter, none of them condemned the rioting. Jerry Nadler. Said he didn't see anything with a.. Remember that? That's pretty shocking. Nancy Pelosi called federal law enforcement. Storm troopers. James Clyburn called them Gestapo, another genius on the Democrat side said their secret police. Well, there were no federal police.
In Kenosha. And two people were killed. But I want you to hear this unbelievably cynical effort now by Biden to try get back in front of this issue. I'll be right back.
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By the way, Donald Trump is closer now in these battleground states than he was four years ago, this time closer in Arizona, Florida, Michigan, North Carolina, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin.
On the CNN CNBC poll from.
From yesterday or today than. Then he was a year ago this time, right, here's Joe. Well, you know what, I'm going to do this a little differently. Let's listen to Julia Jackson shake up Blake's mother on CNN yesterday.
Cut forgo the destruction that that has been taking place in cities across the country and in and in Kenosha. I heard you speak about that. And my question is, you said that you don't want that in Jacob's name and neither would he. Tell me more about that, please.
Absolutely not. My family and I are very hurt and. Quite frankly, disgusted and asked his mother. Please don't burn up property and cause havoc and tear your own homes down in my son's name and you shouldn't do it. People shouldn't do it anyway. But to use my child or any other mother and father's child, our tragedy to react in that manner. It's just not acceptable. And it's not helping shake up is not helping shake up or any other of the men or women who has suffered in these areas.
This is a remarkable woman. This is a remarkable woman.
And her voice will largely go unheard by a thief in Black Lives Matter because they're about a bigger goal and they've said it and it's public. I'll be right back. Now, I know you love freedom, how do I know that? Because you listen to my show and my show and everything I do is all about preserving freedom and the form of government that secures it for us. It's the same with Hillsdale College, one of the very best truly liberal arts colleges in the nation.
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Barks Love in the show live at National at eight seven seven three eight one three eight one one Deliman as Fred Oklahoma calls them on CNN.
John Kasich, a Democrat, is a Republican, I know what he says they are. And now in the last 24 hours, insisting, Joe, you got to condemn the rioting, Joe, because they see the same poll number that I see and you see and they're going to lose a big chunk of the suburbs. And they're going to lose a big chunk of the inner cities where polls also show minorities, particularly African-Americans, want the police and actually want more police.
They don't want them defunded. Some degree of defunding, they don't support it. They don't support it and for good reason. So here's Dean Lemon on CNN last night. Telling Joe Biden, you can't keep ignoring the rioting and looting you're going to lose, had to right scoop cut to go.
I do think that this what you said was happening in Kenosha is a Rorschach test for the entire country. And I think this is a blind spot for Democrats. I think Democrats are ignoring this problem or hoping that it will go away and it's not going to go away. And so unless someone comes up with a solution over the next seventy three days or 70. So how many days? Sixty eight days, 68 days. So it's not going to the problem is not going to be fixed by then.
But what they can do and I think maybe Joe Biden may be afraid to do it. I'm not sure, maybe he won't. Maybe he is. He's got to address it. He's got to come out and talk about it. He's got to do a speech like Barack Obama did about race. He's got to come out and tell people that he is going to deal with the issue of police reform in this country and that what's happening now is happening under Donald Trump.
No, no, no, no, no. The president the United States doesn't control local law. Right. You see the game. Don't send in federal law enforcement. Don't send in the National Guard. Of course, he has to be asked unless he uses the Insurrection Act. And when he did send in federal law enforcement to protect federal facilities like the federal courthouse in Portland, he the president was accused of igniting this rioting. Now, Deliman, who is nonsensical?
Says blame all this stuff on Trump because he's the president. That's their game, but anyway, go on and on, Donald Trump's watch and when he is the president, Kamala Harris is the vice president, then they will take care of this problem. But guess what? The rioting has to stop, Chris, as you know and I know it's showing up in the polling, it's showing up in focus groups, it is the only thing it is the only thing right now that is sticking.
And the Democrats tonight stuck with that. Right. And they also stuck with the theme that you said, the coronavirus. You got coronavirus and you have Kenosha.
Mm hmm. So in other words, two fabricated issues against the president, the coronavirus. Look, I can go through this, they're wonderful charts out today that show the United States on the mortality level is the lowest among the industrialized world.
And I can go on and on and on. I've got it right here at my fingertips.
That's the science. These are the statistics.
This is the CDC, among others, with information.
OK, but that's not where I am tonight. I'll do that another night. John Kasich on CNN today. You see CNN now is pushing Joe Biden. Look at the polls. Look at the polls. Not because. What's happening with these riots, innocent people are being killed of all races. Properties are being destroyed, including small businesses. Owned by people of all races. Because Antifa and Black Lives Matter are Marxist anarchist organizations. That's what they are.
That's what they've said they are. And they both have said they want to overthrow the government of the United States. Here's John Kasich on CNN today, cut three go, and I believe that it is absolutely essential for the Democrats to say while we support protesters, this violence is abhorrent and actually sets back the ability to get change. Now, we don't know the full story in Wisconsin.
It's these new and by the way, we don't. And that's one of the things that is very troubling to me. Because you're going to hear Doc Rivers later, I'm going to play his clip and he is being celebrated all over ESPN. I am very troubled by the fact that we believe now. That an eight to 10 second video. This isn't the George Floyd case. Whether he was face down on the ground with a knee on his neck for eight and a half minutes, that is simply unacceptable under any circumstances.
And you're going to tell me about the fentanyl that he had in his. I don't care about that. That doesn't matter. And unfortunately.
It's being brought up, this is different, this guy was resisting. This guy has a serious record, including with a gun and a knife. But that's not determinative either. The only point is I'm pointing out that. When you have all these cops around and they're trying to get you to stop, are trying to get you on the ground, we can have a discussion about the difference between the two. But apparently you can't anywhere but here. It's an amazing thing.
Amazing thing. Go ahead. Perhaps a vigilante and what we know is that there are people who show up at these protests who are who are there to design, to disrupt and give everybody a bad name, but they have to be called out, Jim. Joe Biden needs to be very, very strong on the fact that while protests are OK, they're a positive thing. They're America. This violence needs to be deeply condemned and deeply condemned now sooner rather than later, in my opinion.
So the poll comes out that I read to you yesterday from Pew that says the American people, almost six out of 10, consider this violence to be one of the most important, very important issues of this election. And the Democrats have been on the wrong side of it. They've been on the wrong side of it. Not a word. During the Democrat convention and Pelosi and Clyburn and others have condemned the efforts by the president short of using the Insurrection Act, offering federal law enforcement, offering the National Guard to help quell it.
And he has been attacked for that. So what's happening now? Is that people in the suburbs, people who live in these cities. Minorities, they've had enough of this. They've had enough of this and they don't agree and they don't believe and they don't support every time there's a a controversy involving a police officer. That that is a blank check to start burning, looting. And harming people. And most people in these communities also know that antifa.
Well, come one day, one week, one month, three months, and then leave. And so a Black Lives Matter, the organization. And so now being told by Don Lemon and John Kasich, but even more, the Pew polls that your silence on this issue, Joe Biden. Well, you mentioned you've mentioned it once or twice in passing it as quickly as possible and that your party's leadership in Congress, the outrageous comments about federal law enforcement.
The outrageous hearing. When the attorney general appeared before the House Judiciary Committee, the American people are buying any of this. Of all races. They're not buying any of this. And so what does Joe Biden do? Puts out a video message today. And he thinks now that he'll get in front of this and that you'll believe him. And he puts it on Twitter, cut one go, what I saw in that video makes me sick once again, a black man, Jacob Blank, has been shot by the police in broad daylight.
Let me just stop there. I don't know why. Supporting due process and justice. Is controversial. There was a time when a president of the United States would never talk like this, Democrat or Republican. And you have a lawyer, Crump, who shows up for all the the the families, says these officers need to be arrested immediately. That's not what we do in this country. Now, if these officers are proven to have done something wrong, they will be severely punished.
Does anybody doubt that? Anybody have evidence to the contrary? And these cases? But it reminds me of these wild, wild West or these old West movies, these black and whites, where, you know, the mob shows up at the. The jail and the sheriffs there, and they say turn them over, turn them over, going to hang them now, turn them over. You know, one of the things we learn from our history.
Is that everybody deserves due process and justice, everybody. And for people, famous people, iconic people, people in the media, people in sports, people all over the place.
To be drawing conclusions from an eight to 10 second video and then another video comes out that provides a little bit more context.
Is really appalling to me. And yet that's what we have. So the country is racist. You don't to hear this, Doc Rivers, and he is celebrated all over ESPN, the country is racist. Enough is enough as a result of this shooting, which he knows very little about and for which the entire country is guilty. Meanwhile, LeBron James is out there funding get out the vote efforts, meaning vote Democrat efforts, he doesn't support Republicans. So get out the vote effort.
You got to vote where, against voter suppression. So he wants to elect more Democrats. Well, the Democrat runs the police force in Kenosha, he's a Democrat mayor, what is with this? He doesn't say change parties, get out and vote no. He doesn't say that more on him later to. Go ahead with Biden, please. But, you know, I spoke to Jacob's mom and dad, sister and other members of the family just a little bit earlier, and I told them justice must and will be done, but justice must and will be done despite you.
The FBI is on the scene, the U.S. is on the scene. The attorney general's on the scene of the state, state prosecutors are on the state. State investigators are on the scene. Everybody's on the scene.
Justice must be done, says Biden. Justice will be done, but that doesn't mean these men get the electric chair. It means the facts have to be determined. The whole reason. For our Constitution, our Bill of Rights, the whole reason. For a criminal justice system is to ensure that the facts do come to the fore. And sometimes minorities are the defendants in shootings. And we want justice to apply in every case. Go ahead and especially his children.
It's horrible what they saw watching your father get shot like Qiana Floyd, they're asking why, why Daddy put yourself in the shoes of every one of the look.
Each case is different. I don't care what your race is. People need to be treated as individuals.
Each case isn't a community thing. A group thing. That's not how it's supposed to work. That's not how it does work. Go ahead, mother, in this country and ask, is this what we want America to be? Is this the country we should be?
You know, as I said after George Allen's murder, protesting brutality is a right and absolutely necessary.
Now, stop here. So he had a basically one sentence that he's ever used maybe to in months to deal with the and go ahead, but burning down communities is not protest.
It's needless violence, violence that endangers lives, violence against businesses and shutter's businesses serve the community.
That's wrong. In the midst of this pain, the wisest words that I've heard spoken so far have come from Julia Jackson, Jacob's mother.
She looked at the damage done in her community and she said this, quote, This doesn't reflect my son or my family. So let's unite and he'll do justice and the violence and end systemic racism.
Yeah, that's what she said. And the reason you have to quote her is because you can't quote yourself. I'll be right back. Much love in. Now, I know you love freedom, how do I know that? Because you listen to my show and my show and everything I do is all about preserving freedom and the form of government that secures it for us. It's the same with Hillsdale College, one of the very best truly liberal arts colleges in the nation.
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You know, as I sit here and I look up the statistics, the FBI statistics around 7500 every year, 7500.
Black people, mostly young men. Are slaughtered in our cities. Ninety percent of the time by other young black men. I hear almost no talk about this. It is shocking to me, shocking to me. Maybe I'll ask Stephen A. about this, too. I don't know, we may not have enough time, but the point is, I don't mean here.
I don't hear these these iconic athletes talking about it or Hollywood types or politician types. They don't seem to have any answers to this. Now, this is slaughter. I want you to think about that. 7500 human beings.
And get out the vote and elect more Democrats. Because we're being suppressed at the ballot box. But when you're voting for Democrats, 80, 90 percent of every given ethnic group or minority group, what's being suppressed? And as I've pointed out before, it's these communities that determine the voting standards, we'll get into this more in a moment.
I'll be right back. From the Westwood One podcast network. He's here he's here now broadcasting from the underground command post, deep in the bowels of a hidden bunker, somewhere under the brick and steel of a nondescript building, we've once again made contact with our leader, Mark. Hello, America. Mark Levin here, our number 877 three eight one three eight one one eight seven seven three eight one three eight one one. I want to show you something or tell you something that's quite remarkable.
Ladies and gentlemen, there's two organizations, perhaps more, that have had reporters, actual reporters in Kenosha, Wisconsin, during the violence.
The Blaze and The Daily Caller. The blaze in The Daily Caller. And so other news organizations. Cable news organizations and so forth are having to gather their video and they cherry pick it. And interview them about what's taking place because they don't have people on the ground, but they'll comment till they're blue in the face. Till they're blue in the face.
And now BuzzFeed, these these truly useless, phony so-called Nusi trying to tie to Trump, this is also what happens when you don't use the National Guard, when you need to use the National Guard.
To quell the violence, but there's another problem here, as far as I'm concerned, the stoking of the flames. And while Doc Rivers, the L.A. Clippers coach, was celebrated. All over sports media today, I do not celebrate him. I understand he has a right to free speech and. That's fine. But somehow Donald Trump gets dragged into this. And somehow, again, this is a matter of all police and the nation and I have the stats here.
But it doesn't matter. This has cut five Doc Rivers, coach of the L.A. Clippers yesterday, go all you hear Donald Trump and all of them talking about fear.
Let me just stop. You notice they never attacked Democrats. These are Democrat cities. These are police forces run by Democrats. Every damn one of them. Every single one of them. And Donald Trump talk about fear. It's Donald Trump I have to do with this stock. I mean, honest to God, what does he have to do with any of this? Go ahead. All you hear Donald Trump and all I'm talking about here, we're the ones getting killed.
We're the ones getting shot.
No, you're not the only ones getting killed and shot. But it doesn't matter if I say that, it just doesn't. Because this is so racialized right now. Go ahead. Oh, we're the ones that were denied to live in certain communities.
No, you're not denied to live in any community. And in fact, it's been a crime to do that literally for decades. And if you know of anybody who's been denied the right to live in a community because of their race, there's several federal and state statutes that you can use to prevent that.
And the suburbs are more diverse than ever before, and I suspect that Doc Rivers lives in the suburbs. Go ahead, go home. We've been shot and. All you do is keep your fear it's. It's amazing. Why we keep loving this country and this country, it's not love, is that that is simply false. Utterly false. Man, can we use a Martin Luther King Jr. right about now, Mr. Producer? And Mahatma Gandhi. We really could.
We really could. Cat sex go, it's just it's really so sad. I should just be a coach and it's so often reminded of my color, you know, it's just really sad. We got to do better, but we got to demand better like we got you. It's funny, we protest and they send riot guards.
Who is we protest and defend Black Lives Matter. The vast majority of people who live in these communities, we know this are not protesting. In many cases, it's outsiders coming in. By the way, not exclusively, no question about that, not exclusively. We send in riot guards. To protect a federal courthouse. The truth is, a lot of riot police have not been sent in National Guard, and many most instances have not been set in.
Is that been a good thing? Now, it's been a horrible thing. Go ahead. They sent people in riot outfits. They go to Michigan with guns and they're spitting on cops and nothing happens.
I never heard about anybody spitting on cops, did you, Mr. Bettison? I'm not aware of anyone, I follow this very, very carefully. Very, very carefully. They want more guns and they didn't do anything. No, I wouldn't have gone with a gun. So it's not a statement that I'm defending everything. It's that he's putting the worst luck on every aspect of this. Go ahead. The training has to change, the training has changed significantly.
And it's changing all the time. Go ahead. The unions have to be taken down in the police force. I don't know what that means. See, here's the thing, I think that that Doc Rivers is really talking from his soul, in his heart and his brain, I really believe that. But he sounds like every left wing Democrat that exists out there, every left wing Democrat. You have mass murder. There's no other way to put it, mass murder going on, particularly minority communities, over 7000.
Black Americans murdered every year. I'm not even including Latinos and Asian, just just blacks. Mostly overwhelmingly by other blacks. And it is stunning to me in this in this long, relatively long commentary, none of that comes up. In fact, I never hear it. I never hear it come up. I just don't hear it. Go ahead. My dad was a cop. I believe in good cops. We're not trying to defund the police.
That's not true.
I don't know what you mean by we. We you're not elected anything. Do you mean your race? I don't know where that's coming from, but we Minneapolis' voted to defund the police. They voted. Same in Seattle, which is why the the female African-American police chief resigned because they voted to do exactly that. So who are the. We are talking about. Who are the we? These are the facts. Go ahead your way, we're trying to get them to protect us, just like they protect everybody else.
OK. I could get behind this microphone and get a and give a stemwinder of a speech. That will get one ethnic community, maybe mine. Cheering. Cheering, commenting all week long at that Mark Levine, and that's unbelievable what he said, how wonderful. That doesn't mean it's accurate. It doesn't mean it's true. He painted a horrific picture this country, and I'm telling you. I don't care what race you are. That's not what exists in this country.
If this is what exists in this country, sending in the riot police. You'd have a lot more deaths. You see what they do in China, you see what they do in Russia, you see what they do in other parts of the world, you would have cops being knocked out, being blinded by laser pens or whatever they are.
You won't have any of that Portland will be resolved already, none of this will be going on. He's got a big platform. He's got a big platform. By the way. I'll bet you haven't heard about this, it's in Newsweek of all Web sites. White nationalists Richard Spencer has said he will be backing Democratic candidate Joe Biden in November's election. After previously distancing himself from Donald Trump, Spencer, it's one of the key figureheads of the All Right movement, tweeted how he is on Team Joe on Monday, adding in a self-made campaign slogan, Liberals are clearly more competent.
In a series of tweets, Spencer further explained his reasoning for backing. Biden, says the Mago. All right, movement is over. I made mistakes. Trump's an obvious disaster, but mainly the paradigm contained flaws that we now are able to perceive and it needs to end, he wrote. So be patient. We will have another day in the sun. We will need to recover and return in a new form. I will never flip on my fundamental principles, he said.
My principles were never voting for the suppos of the lesser of two evils or stopping big government. Walking into certain defeat, even death is not heroic, it's for Harvey. I have no sympathy for martyrs. I admire winners. He said earlier this year he regrets voting for Trump. Following the killing of Iranian General Qasem Soleimani. I deeply regret voting for and promoting Donald Trump's 2016 election. He tweeted, The people of Iran, there are millions of Americans who do not want war, who do not hate you, and who respect your nation and its history.
After our traitorous elite is brought to justice, we hope to achieve peace, reconciliation and forgiveness. This is why you see some of these sickos. At some of these riots with the Antifa sicko's, and as I've told you before, I've gotten death threats. And I've gotten death threats. From this element, not him, but this element. The white supremacists, the Klansmen and the neo-Nazis, they're the ones who threaten me. Now, why do they threaten me?
Because I'm Jewish. And I'm a conservative and they are not conservatives, they are not constitutionalists, they are sick bastards. I'll be right back.
My globin. You know, talking about this sleazeball who's backing Biden, of course, that doesn't mean Biden backs him.
She understand that the left media, when they try and draw people into Trump's orbit, it's just grotesque. But this is a problem.
What I'm about to say for the Biden campaign by Jonathan Tobin. At Janez, Biden can't have it both ways on SARSHAR and anti-Semitism. Listen to this, though.
One of the major talking points for Democrats in 2020 has been their attempt to link Donald Trump to anti-Semitism.
That effort intensified during the Democrat's virtual nominating convention, when, at least during the primetime segments, the emphasis was on blasting Trump as an ally of extremists and putting for Joe Biden as a model of decency and in order to make that charge stick.
Democrats have made dubious claims about Trump's dog whistling to the right wing anti-Semite while ignoring problems in their own party.
And I could just tell you how ridiculous that is. He's got Jews in his family, Jewish grandchildren, and there's been no better president and in support of Israel and you know, you know the whole story. So that that is just a lie. And in the case of Biden, there's really been no worse vice president when it comes to the state of Israel.
But while the primetime schedule made the case for Biden as a centrist, the DNC daytime events shown online were aimed at the party's grass roots activists that many steady died of political extremism designed to appease a left wing base that is enthusiastic about defeating Trump but not excited about Biden. And it is the aftermath of one such dose of radicalism, a speech given by former women's March leader and Bede's activist and I will say, antisemite Linda Sarsour. That is calling into question the sincerity of the Biden campaign's rhetoric about Israel and anti-Semitism.
You won't hear a lot about anti-Semitism in sports.
Even though most of the people in sports support Democrats and Biden, Sarsour spoke last week at the DNC Muslim Delegate Assembly when it was pointed out that her presence on the schedule contradicted the Democratic campaign stance against anti-Semitism, a Biden spokesman denounced Sarsour and distanced the candidate from her.
Andrew Bates, the director of Rapid Response for the Biden campaign, told CNN that Joe Biden has been a strong supporter of Israel and a vehement opponent of anti-Semitism his entire life. And he obviously condemns her views and opposes BDS, as does the Democratic platform. She has no role in the Biden campaign, I might add.
She had a role in the Bernie Sanders campaign as the Taliban and as did Omar and as did all the other full throated bigots that didn't explain how or why Sarsour was placed on a speaker schedule that was minutely choreographed by the top levels of the Biden campaign.
But a reassured centrist Democrats that she would be persona non grata at a Biden White House, or at least that's what top Democrats want us to think. But that stance didn't go over well with the sort of people who thought that what was said during the day at the DNC better, better represented the views of the Democratic activists than the centrist boilerplate heard in the evenings.
The Biden campaign's distancing itself from Sarsour was roundly denounced on the left, the MoveOn dog activist group defended her as a leader in the fight for justice.
Extremist Muslim groups like the Council on American Islamic Relations Care claim that denouncing Sarsour was an insult to all Muslim voters. And by the way, Black Lives Matter.
Denounces Israel, supports the BDS movement and is a original mission, is an anti-Semitic movement as well. So imagine how Jews feel when they see the BLM movement emblazoned on basketball courts on the outside of of major stadiums, on the shirts of various athletes and so forth. But while this might have been a Sister Souljah moment for Biden, in which he successfully distanced himself from the most irresponsible elements in his party, that good impression was erased within days. On Sunday, some of the Biden campaign's most important players walked back the denunciation of Sarsour in a private call, a tape of which was obtained by the Middle East eye site.
Ashley Allison, the campaign's national coalition's director, said she was sorry, quote unquote, for what had been said about Sarsour. More importantly, Tom Blinken, the candidate's top foreign policy adviser who's been leading efforts to reassure Jewish Democrats and supporters of Israel that Biden would be counted on, also apologized to Sarsour and her backers quoted the publication. Blinken acknowledged the, quote, hurt and disappointment, unquote, that the comments against Sarsour caused. He promised that the Biden campaign and future administration would be, quote, genuinely inclusive, unquote, and ensure Arab and Muslim representation at the Decision-Making level.
Problem here is not just that a significant portion of the Democrats base accepts intersectional lies about the Palestinian war on Israel being morally equivalent to the struggle for civil rights in the United States. It's that party leaders are too afraid of those voters to draw a clear line between Biden and haters like Sarsour or Illan Omar or Rashid Taleb. Who one escaped censure from House Democratic leaders for their own anti-Semitic statements and were also endorsed for reelection by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi.
So other than here behind this microphone, as far as I know, there's no famous basketball players or baseball players or hockey players or NBA players were speaking out against the rancid, ubiquitous anti-Semitism that is growing within the Democrat Party. I don't hear that. I don't see any riots either.
I'll be right back. The cost of freedom is high, but this phone call is not cool. Mark Levin, toll free at eight seven seven three eight one thirty eight 11.
Man, oh, man. I get flurries of emails, but let me just focus on what I need to focus on here. Now, LeBron James, as you know, is very prominent, it's one of the greatest basketball players ever and he's very outspoken. And that's good. That's OK. And I'm reading a piece from the Hill newspaper.
NBA star LeBron James has voting rights organization, is launching a multimillion dollar campaign to recruit young poll workers and black communities for the November election.
More than a vote which consists of athletes, state election officials and the NAACP Legal Defense Fund will work to draft activists to work the polls in southern and battleground states, including Georgia, Michigan, Wisconsin and so forth.
Quote, There are a lot of people who grew up in the inner city who are afraid to vote, James told reporters from the NBA bubble in Orlando, Florida. We're giving everyone the tools. The outlets corporations will also partner in the effort, which will include paid advertising on digital radio and TV outlets.
Now, this is very interesting to me for a couple of reasons. In the inner cities, the decisions about where to put precincts. Is made. By the city. The city decides where to put precinct's. There's only a handful of major city, maybe none at this point that are run by Republicans. If there is an effort to suppress the vote in the inner cities. Because of a lack of precincts or whatever it is. How in the world can that be the result of systemic racism?
How is that even possible? It's not possible. Now, I wish I could talk to LeBron James, that ain't going to happen, but more than a vote and you're teaming up with Democrats, pretty much Democrat organizations, Democrat leading organizations.
And so this is really to get out the Democrat vote.
Atlanta, Cleveland, Charlotte, Detroit, L.A., Sacramento, these are all Democrat cities, so there's voter suppression going on in Democrat cities, then that's a result of the Democrats who are elected because, as I say, they determine where the precincts are going to be.
My county determines where our precincts are going to be. So the state has an overall election authority, but the localities determine the places. So this is a myth. An absolute myth. That there's voter suppression because of systemic racism and it always happens in minority communities, it doesn't even make any sense.
Well, then throw the Democrat Party out and put in somebody else. The Republicans have no say. In where voting precincts are in Atlanta, Cleveland, L.A., Detroit, Sacramento, none whatsoever. And so my question to LeBron James would be, this is really an attempt to turn out the Democrat vote, right? More than a vote, I wonder if this is a tax exempt organization, because I suspect, again, that this is an effort to elect Joe Biden, to elect more Democrats to the Congress and to the Senate and locally.
Not some nonpartisan organization. Because otherwise, it doesn't make any sense to me. But no report is going to ask him. I don't have access to the gentleman. I'd love to discuss it with him, ain't going to happen, just not going to happen. But there's a lot going on out there where you really got to look at it closely. As far as I'm concerned. I thought if people care. That the Republican convention that Melania. Took the show.
I thought she took the show, she was outstanding. And we're not going to do the whole speech here, but I want you to hear a little bit of it and I wish the whole nation could hear it, but of course, it's not going to happen.
Cut. Twenty one go. I arrived in the United States when I was 26 years old. Living and working in the land of opportunity was a dream come true. But I wanted more. I wanted to be a citizen after 10 years of paperwork and patience. I studied for the test in 2006 and became an American citizen. It is still one of the proudest moments in my life because with hard work and determination, I was able to achieve my own American dream as an immigrant and a very independent woman.
I understand what a privilege it is to live here and to enjoy the freedoms and opportunities that we have.
So she comes to America at the age of 26. Nobody handed her anything. And she took advantage of her brains and her beauty and she became. Self-sufficient and independent and wealthy. And. This is what we hope for all immigrants in the United States, and quite frankly, this is what most immigrants come into the United States hope for to. I mean, that's a big thing, it's a free country. We don't hear a lot about this being a free country, and yet many of the people who tear it down have benefited from the freedom in this country.
Have they overcome adversity?
Of course they have. As so many people do. And. They've been rewarded for. And most countries are not. Cut 20 to go, like all of you have reflected on the racial unrest in our country. It is a harsh reality that we are not proud of part of our history. I encourage people to focus on our future while still learning from our past. We must remember that today we are all one community comprised of many races, religions and ethnicities with diverse and storied history is what makes our country strong.
And yet we still have so much to learn from one another. With that in mind, I like to call on the citizens of this country to take a moment, pause and look at things from all perspectives. I urge people to come together in a civil manner so we can work and live up to our standard American ideals. I also ask people to stop the violence and looting being done in the name of justice and never make assumptions based on the color of a person's skin instead of Dearing's things that Thiering things down.
Let's reflect on our mistakes, be proud of our evolution and look to our way forward every day. Let us remember that we are one nation under God and we need to cherish one another.
Those are. Such wise and inspiring words to me anyway. And. It was glad to hear him, there was another voice there that I was glad to hear. Nicholas Sandmen. And as you know, he was the target of quite a vicious media operation and still is.
But he has a great lawyer.
Who has helped him and, you know, people say, get his name back, he never lost his name, the same hordes of leftists in the media and others who try to take down Nixon and try to take down so many good and honorable people.
And I loved it at the end when he put on his mag hat, like, OK, that's now it's this is this is a free country and I'll speak and do as I wish. That's why I don't condemn Doc Rivers for speaking.
I challenge his words. Strongly. But I don't condemn him. He's got his own views, his own experiences, but so does Nick Samman, cut 16 go what I thought was a strange encounter quickly developed into a major news story, complete with video footage. My life changed forever. In that one moment, the full war machine of the mainstream media revved up into attack that they did so without researching the full video of the incident, without ever investigating Mr Phillips motives, or without ever asking me for my side of the story.
And do you know why? Because the truth was not important. Advancing their anti Christian, anti conservative, anti Donald Trump narrative was all that mattered. And if advancing their narrative ruin the reputation and future of a teenager from Covington, Kentucky, or so be it that would teach him not to wear Megahed, I learned what was happening to me, had a name. It was called Being Canceled as an A. It's been revoked and then made void. Cancelled is what's happening to people around this country who refused to be silenced by the far left.
Many are being fired, humiliated or even threatened. And often the media is a willing participant. But I would not be cancelled. I fought back hard to expose the media for what they did to me. And I want a personal victory.
Mm hmm. Cut 17 more Nick man go.
While much more must be done, I look forward to the day that the media returns to providing balanced, responsible and accountable news coverage. I know President Trump hopes for that, too. And I know you'll agree with me when we say that no one in this country has been a victim of unfair media coverage more than President Donald Trump in November. I believe this country must unite around a president who calls the media out and refuses to allow them to create a narrative instead of reporting the facts.
I believe we must join a president who will challenge the media to return to objective journalism. And together, I believe we must all embrace our First Amendment rights and not hide in fear of the media or from the tech companies or from the outraged mob. Either this is worth fighting for, this is worth voting for, and this is what Donald Trump stands for.
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Mr. Levine, it's an honor to talk to you. Thank you, John. Let me say something. As an African, as a 50 year old African-American man who was born and raised on the south side of Chicago, Doc Rivers is a phony. Doc Rivers is from the west side of Chicago. He has not once said anything about the black on black crime on in the neighborhood that he grew up in. Nothing. Michelle Obama is another phony who grew up on the south side of Chicago and has said absolutely nothing about the black on black crime.
They haven't shed a tear.
He has shed one tear for the black kids have been killed on the south side of Chicago. The babies that have been killed, the black man with tears for them. This guy is a big phony. So it's LeBron James. They're all phonies. They don't care about Black Lives Matter. They don't care about black people.
I mean, and, you know, you don't think they care about black people?
No, I don't think they care about black people. I don't because they care about black people. They would say something about the black man. But how can you cry for a guy who I don't know what the situation was, but I know he didn't comply with the police. When you don't cry a little six year old boy, the black boy who gets shot and killed on the south side of Chicago or a little or a little black, a little black girl, a baby that gets shot and killed with his just as well.
I don't hear you say what? He doesn't use his bully pulpit, Mark, and say, you know what? We need to stop the violence in Chicago. Where's Doc Rivers on that? I haven't heard him say no one word, I haven't heard Obama say one word, I haven't heard Michelle Obama say one word. And these people are from Chicago. I'm not Bernama. Why do you why do you think that is? You're from the south side of Chicago.
Why do you think that is?
Because, Mark, they do not care. And I know it may be hard to hear. They do not care. They don't care. This is just a vote. They don't care. I'll look at a person's actions. They can say all the words.
Could it could it be instead, they don't have any answers. No more, even if you didn't have any answers, you could still say something. Mm hmm. You can still say, you know, I may not have all the answers, but we got to stop this. We have to do some. Obama hasn't even been back yet. He hasn't even said anything he's doing, displacing poor black people to build a stupid library which has been litigated.
And that that's actually been an issue because I did check that out. Yes.
These people see black people as votes. You're nothing but a vote. And isn't it the same for your own people that don't care anything about you?
Look at these cities, Marc. Look at the Baltimore and Chicago's. And if they if they actually cared about black people, do you think the conditions of these cities would be some of these places ran by African-Americans? Do you think the conditions in these places would be the way they are? If they actually care? They don't care. They don't care. And this is just a big joke. They only care about power more.
Now, you're 50 years old and you come out of south side of Chicago, you're an African-American. What do you do? I'm just curious about your background. Oh, I'm an electrician. Yeah. So you work hard, you're an electrician. I'm a journeyman electrician.
So, you know, that's that's, you know, but to me, it's it's just not, you know. Yeah. Yeah.
How's business in Las Vegas, by the way, right now.
Oh. Oh, it's still good. It's still it's still pretty good. I was working on a new stadium.
Oh, that's right. You got a football team.
So Las Vegas has come a long way, hasn't it? Yes. Has come a long way. Hockey, baseball, football. What's that? Yeah, it's booming, you know, and a lot of people are a lot of people are moving here.
I mean, now you say Las Vegas is booming. I thought those casinos were shut down. Am I wrong? Yeah, well, they're opening back up, but yeah, as far as we have no state income tax, we have great weather.
So I'll tell you what, I love Las Vegas whenever I go, especially the restaurants. James, I want to thank you, sir, and God bless you and your family. I'll be right back. From the Westwood One podcast network. Ladies and gentlemen, this final hour of the podcast is sponsored exclusively by Aimé, the Association of Mature American Citizens, now over two million conservative members, Strong EMAC believes in and stands up for the values that we care about faith, family and freedom.
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Now, broadcasting from the underground command post, deep in the bowels of a hidden bunker, somewhere under the brick and steel of a nondescript building, we've once again made contact with our leader, Mark. Hello, America. Mark Levin here, our number eight seven seven three eight one three eight one one eight seven seven three eight one three eight one one. You just I said at the opening of this program. When you have governors who will not properly use the National Guard and when you have mayors who will not properly use their police force.
To maintain safety. And peace in the streets. You're playing with fire, literally. The law of the jungle takes over. And you've been watching and I've been watching, we've been talking about what's taking place in these cities. And this town, Kenosha, Wisconsin, is no big city, it's got about 100, 120000 residents.
There's absolutely no justification for this, none. If every group. With a political agenda or every group. That believes it has a racial agenda were to take to the streets and do exactly what's being done. You wouldn't recognize this country. And God knows how many people would be maimed and murdered. Gardiner's. And yet that's what we see. That's why I speak out so strongly against those in the culture. Against those in politics. And against others. Many others.
Who failed to address this? And in some cases, poor fuel in the fire. It's very easy to pour fuel on the fire. Ladies and gentlemen. Particularly when you're in a powerful position, it's very easy. I don't believe in mob justice. When I look back at history. It's one of the most deadly and disgusting and immoral things imaginable, mob justice. I don't believe in mob justice today. Or mob vigilantism. Absolutely rejected. In every respect.
Let's take a caller here, Tony. Fort Hood, Texas, Sirius Satellite, how are you? Oh, Mark, I'm so good at being able to talk to you. Listen, I was so proud about Nick Semin last night. I was I was crying. And I'm all 73 year old Vietnam veteran, combat veteran. And I was I was in tears. I don't know who wrote that script, but he was just absolutely fabulous and made me so proud to be an American.
You know, he could have been destroyed, but thankfully, he pushed back.
This young man could have been destroyed by the media and the left and the usual elements in our society that do not believe in speech and so forth.
But he he stood up and he has a great lawyer, two great lawyers.
Oh, yeah. And somebody said I for who drove up there in a Rolls Royce with a whole bunch of bling on there and just, you know, but he's he's going to get he's too much of a class act to do that.
I thought what he did last night was outstanding.
Yeah. And he had more restraint than I did when I was his age in that Indian. Put that drum in my face. I would punch him out. But that was me. That's me. And that's not him. But he did great, Mark. And America should be proud of him. And the Democrats are probably just just salivating.
All right, my friend. Appreciate your call. Allen in Gainesville, Georgia. We don't have any call letters, are there anything to call screener anyway? Go right ahead. Hey, Mr. Levin, XM Satellite. I'm fine. How are you, Alan?
Hey, thank you so much. For your call screener for taking my call. And thank you for taking my call. All right. Real quick to do you remember your caller last night from Atlanta, Georgia? Mark, if I can articulate it, Tappet Well, as he did, I'll be doing fine.
And Mark and Mark was an African-American veteran, as a matter of fact.
Yes, sir. Yeah. And no, I hope he's listening and doing well. I'm here in Gainesville, Georgia, lifelong Herschel Walker fan. And, you know, it was just he really fired me up.
What a great speech, you know, and I just hope that he doesn't he doesn't get he gets attention among conservatives and conservative outlets, but among others, he gets almost no attention, if you notice that.
I have. And you know, what's going to be funny, too, is could you even said it? You know, Herzel grew up in you know, I think, I don't know, the exact year graduated, but 1970s poor south Georgia. You think he doesn't you think, you know, he hasn't seen racism?
Of course he said he did. And he said he saw a lot of it. Yeah, and, you know, real quick, Mr. Levine, this is just my theory, but, you know, maybe Herschelle has had it rough and he you know, he was a chubby kid. He got bullied and he says, I'm not going to let that happen. And this was before LeBron James and them guys fancy weight room, the whatnot. He did it by pushups, sit ups and running thousands a day.
Well, he's not the 1940s. They did have pretty good equipment. I'm just saying he was a Heisman Trophy winner, you know?
Well, you know, my point is, is I feel that, you know, he probably and I don't want to undermine, you know, LeBron James, but if they want to talk about privilege, LeBron was an athletic freak from a very young age. So maybe we work as hard as mr.
All right. Thanks for your call. I'm not going to get into all that. I don't know who I am. I suspect LeBron James worked his ass off. So I'm not trying to put down his athleticism or his career or anything else, but I am prepared to. Address his comments. And what bothers me about this is and not all his comments, but his comments, what bothers me about this is so many people with a big microphone could be so productive.
Could be so productive. But. You know, wearing stuff on your jerseys and wearing hats in this BLM, I'm not talking about black human being lives, I'm talking about this BLM organization.
It's for a lot of us, particularly those of us who are specifically targeted because of our religion.
That doesn't give us any comfort whatsoever. And now we know in my opinion, that this group that he's put together is really a get out the Democrat vote group.
OK, let's keep going. Amy, Colorado Springs, Colorado. XM satellite go. Hey, Mark, thanks for taking my call. You got a comment about about Biden. He seemed so weak and pathetic with his response. I think everybody can see through it. And it terrifies me that he might be in charge of our military.
I don't think everybody can see through it. He's got a significant number of people who want him to be president. And as you just said, he could be in charge of our military one day, God forbid. And how would he make a split second decision as commander in chief? Well, this this is so incomprehensible and irresponsible of the Democrat Party that of all the people to nominate, they nominate him. And they know, as anybody with two eyes knows, Joe Biden is incapacitated.
He just simply is.
And that's why they're not sending him around to campaign. He doesn't have the campaign among the people, quote unquote. He can do the sort of thing. Trump is a fly in, fly out, but he won't even do that.
So far, he's been in Delaware and Scranton, Pennsylvania. That's it. That's it, and people should be offended, I mean, we got say what you will. We got basketball players playing basketball. We got baseball players playing baseball. We got hockey players playing hockey. We got minimum wage people filling our grocery shelves. We got people driving fuel from one end of the country to the other. Wal-Mart's open fast food restaurants are open. 90 percent of the people who can work are working.
And you know, this guy being in the basement high now? I'm not buying that. All right. We'll be right back.
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You know, Stephen A. Smith and I are friends and he's been itching to talk to you and me about race, is that right, Stephen?
Well, I would say that is it, that you have a lot of interesting and riveting conversations and sometimes you're looking I don't want to misstated I don't want to misstated that.
That's one of the subjects I like talking to you about a lot of things. Yeah, that's true. We disagree. We usually disagree. Not always. Not always. Not always. But I can't hold your water on politics. I think you struggle with me on sport and we a lot. So, you know, I couldn't watch your whole show.
And I do like your show except for what's his name. But that's a whole nother story.
And I can only watch for hours.
So sometimes he gets on my nerves, but I bet we'll go ahead. But but let me pose it this way.
I played Doc Rivers comments and he's pretty much celebrated on ESPN today. I think I played LeBron James, his comments, and he has this get out the vote thing going on, which is really to get out the Democrat vote as far as I'm concerned. And we can discuss that.
But the shooting in Kenosha. Here's my problem. I'm not a special pleader for anybody. I don't know these people. I don't give a damn what their race is. Honest to God, I saw what happened to Mr. Floyd. There is no justification. The guy's face is in the dirt. I don't care what kind of drugs he's on, you don't put your knee on his neck for eight and a half minutes. To me, that's to me.
There'll be a trial. I'm not the lawyer. I'm not the judge. I'm not.
To me, as an observer, I can comment kind of black and white, if you will, from my perspective. OK, then I watch this Kenosha situation. There's an eight to ten second film that comes out and I'm supposed to believe that some white officer shot this gentleman about seven times because he's black. Now, that doesn't make any sense to me. And so now another video comes out and shows that there was some I wouldn't call it a brawl, but there was definitely something going on.
On the other side of the coin, you got all these cops standing around and then they draw their guns and he walks around to the to the driver's side and he opens the door and he reaches in and he's shot in the back because that's what's exposed. Right.
Shouldn't we wait for more facts to come out?
Well, the defense and what I'm saying is we should wait for more facts to come out when you're trying to determine what the specificity of the charges. There's murder, there's manslaughter and things of that nature. But the belief, by and large, particularly with us in the African-American community, Mark, is that if you are unarmed, you're trying to tell me you couldn't have found a way to arrest a man without killing.
OK, I want to give you some more facts. I'm not trying to say this was just put out by the Wisconsin Department of Justice, OK? And they write this during the incident.
First of all, officers were called to a residence in the in the 2800 block fortius or wherever after a female caller reported her boyfriend was present, was not supposed to be there.
So basically, he had a there was a protective order. During the incident, officers attempted to arrest Jacob Blak, age 29. Law enforcement deployed a Taser to attempt to stop Mr. Blake. However, the Taser was not successful in stopping him. Mr. Blake walked around his vehicle.
By the way, I'm not defending anything. I'm explaining this.
Mr. Blake walked around his vehicle, opened the driver's side door and leaned forward while holding on to Mr. Blake shirt. Officer Rustin Chesky, I think it's pronounced, fired his service weapon seven seven times. Officer Qashqai fired the weapon into Mr. Blake's back. No other officer fired their weapon. I'm reading as they wrote it, Kenosha Police Department does not have body cameras. Therefore, the officers were not wearing body cameras.
The shooting officer, Kenosha Police Officer Rustin Chesky, has been a law enforcement officer seven years during the investigation. Following the initial incident, Mr. Blake admitted that he had a knife in his possession. D.C.I. Agents recovered a knife from the driver's side floorboard of Mr. Blake's vehicle. A search of the vehicle located no additional weapon.
All right. That's new information. Now, again, you need you need the facts have to be determined. I'm not I'm not taking anybody's side on this. What is troubling me is this A that you can disagree with. What's troubling me is this. The whole culture thinks it knows exactly what happened. Now you can tell me not Mark, that doesn't justify shooting some guy seven times in the back. OK, I hear you. But what does this mean?
America is racist because this incident took place, which at least you can argue, you know, whatever the cop thought, you can argue this is not evidence of racism.
That is. Listen. This is me, you know, me. And so, yes, we talk on many occasions of yes, what I would say to you is based on his faith, what you just broke down. I get your point. What I'm trying to make you understand is that when you are a persecuted people, sometimes you are going to immediately jump to conclusions. First, we live in a society that says you're innocent until proven guilty.
But in the black community, we can come to you with a plethora of situations and instances where we can say we were assumed or presumed guilty before innocent. And those kind of things that you have to deal with is something that goes on. One of the things that I have said to numerous white folks over the last few months, in particular since George Floyds killing, if you are not a racist, if you are not engaging in racial discrimination, if you are not engaging in systemic racism, if you are fair minded, decent, God fearing human being, that doesn't look at black people in a certain way.
We're not talking about, you know, what we are talking about are the few that do that and what is and what is going to be done.
But that's not what systemic racism means. Systemic racism is broader than a few people. And this gets on my nerves, too. I got to be honest with you.
Yeah. I've heard you before about that. Yes, absolutely. And it said, get on your nerves. I understand that. But you have to understand it gets on your nerves because you don't think like that. You're a constitutionalist. You live by that. You are unapologetic about it. You're as fair minded as they come. I don't know you a little bit and I don't know you as well as some other people know. But I know you're a hell of a lot better than most people know.
So I know what kind of mentality you have, and I know the kind of things that in your heart. But what you have to understand is that black people, what we're exposed to, unless you have that knowledge about a particular individual, you may not know those things. And that's what the challenge is. One of the things that I've brought up on First Take just today and yesterday, I said somebody has to explain, because this is kind of questions that black folks and you've got to Dylann Roof that, by the way, I get black people call on my show to just say, you know, I agree.
I agree, I agree. And I've listened to that and I've heard them, too. And nothing but respect just because I disagree with people subparts doesn't mean I respect them. Right. But you know me better than that. But what I'm saying is this. We got to Dylann Roof goes into South Carolina. He kills. That is as sick as it gets. Now, let me say this. There's a nationwide manhunt for him, OK? He's arrested and they feed the man Burger King on the way to jail.
You got a guarded Auburn, Michigan. This still kills about six or seven, seven different people. He's arrested, but an unarmed black man is shot. That's a question for us. And that's Stephen A..
Stephen A.. I can go down the list, too. And I understand. I don't know. Listen to me once I get it. And there are there are individual I mean, how many arrests are police involvements? Are there a day? There's got to be a million of them. I don't know. Right.
But then but then I hear this. I say, OK. About 7500 black people are killed every year in our cities, 90 percent by other black people.
Now, I have to be honest with you, that is it is a very complicated issue, a very complicated, complicated.
OK, but then why don't they talk about it more on sports shows? Why don't the basketball players talk about it? Well, we're going to take a break. I'm going to bring you back.
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And you know, Stephen, over 7000 Marines died on Iwo Jima and over 7000 black men and women die every year. Right.
What can we do about this and don't and why don't we talk more about this? What we need to talk more about it. And that's part of the problem. And, you know, I'm a registered independent. I'm not one of those people that blame the right or the left and everything. I think this fought on both sides, you know, just the same way you hear people complaining about President Trump. Don't think that I don't have any complaints about Joe Biden or even get me started with that.
But the bottom line is this. At the end of the day, you know, when we talk about coming together, we have to understand that. We got to recognize that there's a problem that exists. And I think it's important when we see these NBA players, for example, you know, sitting at a game to bring attention to an issue. One of the things that I've been a proponent of, let's use the process that's available to all of us that everybody else has used to highlight the greatness of America.
It's not every country that you could you could literally sit up there and contribute to a political action committee or any kind of group. You look at owners of billionaires, owners that supports these league commissioners, these leagues themselves, that ingratiate themselves cultivating a relationship with people on Capitol Hill to get legislation put into place to get it implemented so it will favor them. If you are a wealthy athlete, guess what? You have access to those very people who connect with those people to do these kind of things.
You don't just have to protest. You don't just have to bring attention to an incident. You don't just have to boycott. You can actually do substantive things by pushing forth and, you know, assisting and the implementation of policy that can address some of the issues that go on in this country. Because when you do it that way, no one can argue with you. They can't argue with how righteous you are. And more importantly, they can't argue with the avenues you utilize in order to make your message really think and resonate.
And that, to me, is a beautiful, beautiful thing. If we're doing that. I'm not about the writing. I'm not about the looting. I'm not down for that at all. I damn sure ain't about just defending the police. Do I think that things need to be addressed with law enforcement officials? You're damn right I do. But as I've said on many occasions on national television, I don't know of everybody else. The more I get in trouble, I'm calling 911.
I'm calling 911. OK, so I'm here for the police officers out there, the ones who are wrong. Shame on you. They need to be dealt with. The police officers themselves need to hold, you know, assist in holding their own accountable, not just the public calling them out. But I am smart enough to recognize that better than 95 percent of the police officers out there to protect and serve and do their job. And I know if I get in trouble, I'm not one.
This is why this is why negative about this is why people like you agree or disagree.
You're rational. You understand what I mean. In other words, you thought these things out and you're not you're not an ideologue. So I'm in trouble. What am I going to do? But I want to get back to this issue.
Sure. Shouldn't you talk about people have a microphone? I mean, I have a microphone, but I don't have a microphone like some of these athletes and certainly involving the communities that they're talking about. I would like to see them more active in school choice, which to me is a civil rights issue.
And I used to run a little legal foundation and we use we litigated for school choice and everybody was against us, the teachers unions, the Democrat Party on and on. And we won in Milwaukee. We won in the Supreme Court. We won in the U.S. Supreme Court. And now school choice is a possibility if politicians want to do it. And I'm thinking to myself, why can't everyone get behind that?
Well, sometimes you're as they say, you know, I remember I was watching this movie one time. It was with Laurence Fishburne. And I think it was it was Harlem with Laurence Fishburne and Andy Garcia. And Laurence Fishburne looked at him and said, when you don't know, you don't know. And a lot of times people don't realize that, like, you have a situation if you scratched and clawed your way to a certain part, you know, certain level.
And Lifemark, you know what? You know, you've learned what you learned if you paid attention to what you're paying attention to. If I told you my, you know, my S.A.T. scores compared to Max Kellerman, I'd be embarrassed. But guess what? My guy, Max Kellerman, who does the show with me every weekday for his take on ESPN, went to an Ivy League school, was raised in a far more comfortable environment than me. He wasn't no welfare.
He didn't stop. He wasn't wondering what get as we get his. Whether you have an outfit, whether you have clothes on his back and food on his table, so I had to take a different path, scratching and Claw is working from the time I was 12 years old, lying about my age just to get a job. He didn't have to do that. So guess what? He was able to prioritize certain things differently than me and what I was able to prioritize in education and what I was able to prioritize edifying myself more as opposed to be in survival mode.
Suddenly I'm on national TV and in my estimation, I smoke him and everybody else every single day. You see how we go. So, I mean, it's like if what you're exposed to is what you have to deal with, it's the kind of circumstances that you've got to scratch and claw your way through. And to get back to our point, when we were talking about systemic racism and I appreciate your pointing out I'm not disagreeing with you in any way.
The only way that the only thing that I would do to modify that kind of thinking is when you hear black people talking about something in regards to the system and they're lamenting it, what we're doing is essentially pleading to folks in white America, you have the power to stop it because you are the one in the position of power. But listen. Listen to me do it. That's important.
My problem most of the time is white liberals. You say we hold on. We white have the power to fix it. I'm trying to get the power to do quote unquote, fix it. But in my mind, I'm up against a system, too. That is this massive bureaucracy, these one party cities that do not allow freedom into these cities, who do not allow competition in these cities in terms of services that you got cronyism and waste and and it has an effect on a community, any community.
So my my word, if I were to talk about a word, is freedom.
Freedom. OK, and here's my response to you, Mark Levin, as somebody who's gotten to know you over the years and has had the pleasure of cultivating a relationship with you and talking to you, Mark Levin has anywhere from 12 to 15 million listeners. For all I know, your radio show is sensational. You have a profound impact as a white Jewish conservative in the United States of America. That is the profound impact you have and it's still not enough for you.
Now, imagine what it is with a black man or woman out there coming from a disenfranchised community that doesn't have nearly your cash cachet. Imagine how helpless. No, no, no, no.
There's a personal life. Hold on. There's a personal life. And we and we haven't talked. And we should do this next week. There's a personal life and then there is the system. One of the things we haven't talked about is personal responsibility and personal accountability.
Right. That's different in your own home, with your own family, with your own spouse. If you have a spouse, your kids, then that system. And so I'm kind of running out of time. Can we do this next week? Actually, I'm not here part of the week after next.
Well, whenever whenever you need me, you know that I've been. Listen, I'm not running from this conversation. Hold now.
When Kellerman is sick, I don't know enough about sports. I won't work. Listen, listen. Everybody ready for us? Moglia, you together. Come on. Come on, come on. I don't think ESPN is. No offense that that much. I know.
I got I guess they're ready for me though. Be ready for me. I don't know if they're ready for the both of us together. I that might be a little bit too much.
So next time I want to talk about something that's rarely talked about personal responsibility. All right.
And I think and by the way, I think that's part of the reason you see all this, part of the reason you see a lot of crime and particularly this murder thing. This is something that needs to be addressed by this society. It definitely needs to be addressed.
It definitely needs to be addressed. Black folks cannot be absolved from our role. And I blame our level of blame is certain things, but neither can white folks. And that's what we have to understand. And that's why I require the conversation.
By the way, did you see that UFC fight with Daniel? Sorry, folks, I'm into this Daniel Cormier. He's a class act, don't you think?
He's class personified. He really, really is. And he always has been. And by the way, he's an exceptional announcer. He's a great, great job. And that's why this is probably was his last fight, an 11 year career, a heavyweight and lightweight champion, simultaneously, the class he showed years ago when he was supposed to fight hated rival Jon Bon Jovi. Oh, yeah. And both Jon tested positive and could fight. And the class that he showed with that got, he absolutely hated knowing that the guy had an issue with that guy, had a problem, really shows you the kind of human being that Daniel Cormier years a special to do.
But he's an extraordinary fight analyst, color commentator. He does a phenomenal job and he's going to have a bright future outside the octagon, make no mistake about that. Stephenie, God bless my friend. God bless. All right, take care. You, too. It's a good man, it's a good man. Now, people want us to get into these these these bruiser. Sort of a brass knuckle face. Why? We don't always agree.
You heard that. On the other hand, there are some issues I'd like to address, I can't bring them on next week because I have to. I'll explain this to you tomorrow, but the week after.
Sure. But notices on Westwood One, you know, the likelihood of me on ESPN, Mr. Producer, is zero to none. But the truth is, I can't keep. There's some sports I'm very interested in, but I can't keep up with the when they're talking about, you know, they're all like the rain man when it comes to the various players and their backgrounds of a college. They went to what they had for lunch. And I can't I can't do that on history.
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If you're in the path of this hurricane Laura, that is now a Category four sustained winds of 145 miles an hour. Get the hell out of there. You only have three or four hours now to get out of there. I'm not kidding. All right, Jim, El Paso, Texas, XM Satellite, Jim, go right ahead, please. Hello, sir. How are you today? OK, thank you. Good luck.
I'm a police officer here in El Paso, Texas, and I wanted to talk to you about that incident in Kenosha and just just tell you how sick and tired I am of people getting on the radio and on the news and especially these NBA stars and stuff that know nothing about being a cop, telling us how we should subdue these people and how we're supposed to do our job. And most of them have never been in a fight.
Well, first of all, they tried a Taser and it didn't do anything. Exactly, and I've been in that situation, sir, and you can take somebody and the fight just keeps going because they're in a mental state, that that they don't they feel no pain. I've been in situations where it's taken five or six of us to hold the man down, to handcuff him. So when I hear people like LeBron James and these people tell me, well, you could just subdue him and tackle him, No.
One, you can't you know, they tried. Number two, you don't know if he has a knife in his waist belt, a gun in his waist belt. You don't know what you're getting into. So you have to go to that next level of force because it's us. We have to protect society.
So Sony opens the door and reaches in there. Now, we know there was a knife on the floorboard.
Absolutely. And when that happens, it's not so cut and dry as people try to make it out to be, is it? No, it's not, and I've been involved in a shooting, sir, and you have a split second to decide whether you're going to take that man's life or not, and then you live with that decision and you can't take a chance of saying, well, I hope he doesn't turn around and stab me because we have a reactionary gap of about 10 feet that he can charge us and stab us before we can even pull our weapon and shoot, because our reaction time is slower than action.
Look, I have told my kids. And I was told to me by my dad, if you're stopped by an officer, just do what the officer asks you to do. If you have an issue, you'll deal with it later. Absolutely, and and I've never been an officer for a long time, sir, I'm a patrol supervisor. I've never arrested anybody based on color. I've never seen that happen. And if I'm not mistaken, in the United States this year, there's been like 110 civilian black people killed in like 580 civilian white people killed.
Now, yes, I don't know the situation in all 111 of those, but I guarantee you that ninety nine point nine percent of them were not done because of racism.
All right, my friend. All right. You be safe out there. I want to go to Paul Bronx, New York, the great WIBC, retired NYPD detective. How are you, sir? Oh, good to talk to you, Mark. My pleasure. Some actually have some valid points in reference to Republican politicians can be trusted.
All right, we're going to dump that. Was that some kind of fake. I think it was. All right. You got through one in 100. John Burbank, California, 870. The answer, the great Carella, no more.
So on average, 2400 daily police report filed field contacts and welfare checks across the United States. Four hundred on average, some more, some days less. Other days. That's that's. There you go with the little statistic. Now, I'm going to say this is a very important statement I'm going to make. Systemic racism is the golden calf and the golden goose to the globalist Marxist left, the deep state and the majority of the American Democrat Party always has, always will be.
It has made more mortgage payments, more car payments and bought more groceries on the table than hi. Right.
Thank you for your car. Why are we getting these nuts from.
I argue against systemic racism, but I don't I don't make the points that you make just saying, just saying, Alex, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, my city where I was born, our great affiliate.
Go right ahead, Alex. Yeah, I just want to let you know that I really appreciate the way that you have taken in Stephen A. Smith, and I love the way that how do you know I've taken him in and he hasn't taken me in.
I really think you're doing a great job, man. And I just want you to know that I'm African-American. I'm a conservative. I've been sober 10 years. I'm a long time listener, first time caller. And I really want to thank you for the great work that you do. It was really hard for me to become a conservative. I remember Steve at eight when he was in Philly. And I got to tell you, it's very hard for us.
Let me Alex, I got to run because of the music call again. I appreciate it. He's a very unique and intelligent man, and I very much enjoyed talking to him. All right.
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