That's the depressing part of the story. The perplexing part is that although most support universal food, health care etc - they also say that too many people look to the government for help. How is it that people have no problem with all of the big government programs yet complain that too many people are begging the government for help? (Transcript, Insider Audio)
Frustration boiling over
CNBC video from yesterday where reporter Rick Santelli gives a spirited commentary expressing his frustration at President Obama's mortgage speech - you know, the one where he basically said 'it's ok if you can't pay the mortgage, I have a band-aid for that boo-boo.' You can see the resentment growing. Is this a turning point? Watch the clip here. (Transcript, Insider Audio)
We Surround Them - Principle #1 America is good
There has been so much divisiveness in politics the last couple of presidential cycles, it should come to no surprise that America's image is somewhat tainted. After all, you can't keep calling our President evil and expect everyone to assume America is great. We need to remember that America is good. Even when we falter it's because we are trying to do good. This story is a great example of America's goodness that shines through in cases like this one – where a small town sheriff battled against steep odds and risked his career to fight for a man no one else believed was innocent.
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Ben Sherwood, author of The Survivor's Club joined the program and talked with Glenn about his book that illustrates the common threads survivors of many different situations share. Ben says there are different survivor profiles and that we all have one. What's yours? Glenn was 'fighter' Stu was 'thinker' and Dan was 'believer.' Take the quiz here to find out how you stack up! (Transcript, Insider Audio)
>>Tonight on Fox News: Millions homeless & unemployed - citizens stripped of their rights - violence & unrest as the population revolts. Is this America’s future? Why it may be closer than you think! Beck details the devastating crisis facing our country - tonight at 5pm on the Fox News Channel!
Insider Week In Review
This week Insiders got behind the scenes action that included getting the early scoop on one of Glenn's TV monologues as he worked on it during an Insider break. (Audio)
Insiders listened in on the debate surrounding Glenn's decision to 'out' a couple of the year caller which, according to Stu and Dan, 'broke his own values.’ (Audio)
Plus, Insiders now know what food you should pack when the apocalypse arrives. (Audio)