“We have to be the people who show the new way”: Glenn joins Tea Party leaders in effort to clean up D.C. monuments

In Washington DC this morning, Glenn joined Mike Lee, Matt Kibbe, and leaders and members of the Tea Party Patriots and Freedom Works for a gathering on Capitol Hill.

The National Day of Service kicked off with a few short speeches, with Glenn delivering the last address to those who came out to pick up trash on The Mall. In his speech, Glenn focused on the lack of trust between the American people and the progressives running Washington DC, and he made a point to criticize both the Republicans and Democrats for causing the problems facing the country.

“It’s about being authentic, it’s about being real,” Glenn said. “That’s the problem with our country. Who trusts us? Our own people don’t trust us.”

Glenn wondered how anyone could even begin to negotiate a deal that would end the government shutdown when the President and his administration wasn’t acting in good faith. He pointed to reports that President Obama had “essentially rejected everything offered by House Republicans leaders in their proposal.”

Despite the tough times currently facing the country, Glenn said that things were going to be fine and that we were at a pivotal point in history.

“We’re at an amazing point. The whole world is going to change, the system doesn’t work,” Glenn said. “We’re not doing anything worldwide on principle so the West will reset.”

He emphasized that there was nothing to be afraid of as long as we all stick together, paraphrasing Benjamin Franklin’s “: We all better hang together or we’ll certainly all hang separately.”

Glenn then told the story of the origins of the Republican Party and the end of the Whig party. The old Whig Party fell apart over the issue of slavery, with a small group of anti-slavery members disrupting the Whigs and forcing many of the party leaders out of office. Many of the anti-slavery members ended up joining the newly formed Republican Party, led by Abraham Lincoln.

Today, Glenn argued, America is at a very similar point in history. A small group of principled politicians in the House and Senate are standing up for what they believe in, and as a result they are disrupting the progressives who are at the head of both the Republicans and Democrats.

“We have a virtual one party system,” Glenn said. “But it’s all coming undone.”

“Today I bring you good news. This things over,” he continued. Glenn said that the leaders on both side know that common sense is starting to kick in and people are recognizing the failure of leadership coming from the progressive.

“We have to be people who show the new way, a better way, where we treat people with respect,” he said. “Let’s live like free men. Let’s live like decent Americans.”

As the speeches wound down, the gathered crowd headed to the Mall to clean up the monuments. Since the beginning of the government shutdown, the Mall and the monuments have been closed to the public because the government cannot maintain them and pick up the trash that comes with tourists.

The clean up effort was inspired by South Carolinian Chris Cox who has been mowing the lawn and picking up trash around the Mall to keep it from falling into “a disgraceful state.”

Check out photos from the clean up below:

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  • http://www.facebook.com/barbara.peters.5832 Barbara Peters

    I for all you dot breaks my heart to see how this president treats our vets so thank you all for cleaning up our memorials all I know is that GOD will sort this all out and I know what side I’m on GOD BLESS YOU GLENN BECK

  • Anonymous

    You are the best Glenn, thanks for all you do. Even tho we couldn’t be there, we are and always will stand nd support your efforts for helping us fight for our freedom and thanks to all that attended:)

  • LCM☝✊

    Thank you Glenn.

  • Anonymous

    We all know you are the father of the Tea Party movement.  GOD Bless you and keep you and your family strong and safe.

  • Sheri Williams Wamble

    This is the America I grew up in.  Thank you Glenn, Tea Party Patriots & Freedom Works, these are REAL Americans, you crazy people in the White House could learn a thing or two.

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1656234178 Donna Kilbourn

    Too bad the trash couldn’t be taken out of the White House!

  • Jerrilyn

    Where would we be without Glenn. He has changed my life. Given me a purpose. I pray for him every single night. May God bless and protect him, his family, his coworkers, his company.

  • Jerrilyn

    Where would we be without Glenn? He has changed my life. Given me a purpose. I pray for him every single night. May God bless and protect him, his family, his coworkers, his company.

  • Texas teacher

    Thank you to all who were able to attend.  I’m in Texas, I’d be right there with you if I could.  You’re at my old stomping grounds.  God Bless you.  Americans have courage and I intend to stand strong.  We MUST humble ourselves, remember our Gracious Heavenly Father, and become what HE intends for us to be, a light of freedom to the world.

  • Linda Lee Wentworth

    Thank you to Matt Libby, Mike Lee, Glenn Beck and to ALL the Americans who gathered there today! Thank you for doing it right and for cleaning up after yourselves and others. God bless each and every one of you! I just wish I could have been there as well :)

  • Anonymous

    Glenn doesn’t just talk the talk he walks the walk.  I so admire him and his love of Country, the Constitution.  He manifests his faith in all he does and his commitment to our Lord Jesus Christ should be emulated by each and every one of us.

  • Anonymous

    Glenn Beck gives blow job blumpkins in exchange for cocaine. He is a disgusting troll of a whore

  • Anonymous

    You sir are a damned fool or a troll that needs a brain.

  • Anonymous

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  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1395942043 Rosayn Warwick

    I so respect you Glenn!! I have never met you, but it is on my bucket list and I know that it will come true!!! Thank you for all your hard work, your sacrifice, you love of God and our country!!! Where would we be without you? God Bless you and Pat and Stu and all your families!

  • Lucy

    tone it down there are ladies present!  ill manners are not becoming and gain you no audience.  seek the truth and light will shine in your world thus you won’t feel the need to squeal like a pig.

  • Anonymous

    He is a Troll but not unlike the other ones that don’t have the smarts to make a reasonable comment and their day will come as this Tyranny has no boundaries!! Just too bad we couldn’t pick and chose where are Tax dollars are spent and people like this obviously don’t pay or contribute to anything. Just think he might be raising children to be just like him!

  • Anonymous

    you have a problem and it very well could be mental. Check one of the Obama plans and see how much shrink coverage you can get, its sounds like you will be needing it.

  • Laurence Brown

    You are one of the idiots that has destroyed the Constitution. The US is going down because of deadbeats like you.

  • Dean Bryan

    AWSOME BARBARA PETERS

  • Anonymous

    ok, you 10 yr old moron….go do what your mommy says…and take yourself out with the TRASH..

  • Anonymous

    god loves all caps

  • Anonymous

    Wow. There was nobody there.

  • Darin Warren

    Keep “Flagging” randypants post.  Perhaps it will disappear. We ALL already know that liberalism is a MENTAL DISORDER.  randypants, like most people with mental disorders can’t recognize their own condition. 

  • Jim Fike

    How come all the Veterans weren’t arrested at the monuments today?  Obama could of been there to take them all to jail for defying his orders to stand down.

  • Anonymous

    you are a tool who repeats nonsense taglines such as “liberalism is a mental disorder.” Michael Wiener (stage name: Savage) coined that, you fart it out like it means something to you. 

  • Anonymous

    that’s funny, and ironic that Glenn was in DC to “clean it up” when what he was doing was lowering his britches and dumping a big wet shitload on the flag and constitution. Something for you to think about.

  • Anonymous

    No, I’m just someone who exercises free speech like a good American. I don’t parrot the comments of hate peddlers like Beck however. That’s where you enter the scenario, with your “destroy the constitution” horseshit. What the fuck are you even implying?

  • ken.

    we need to restore the principle of the government fearing we the people because right now they don’t.

  • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IDFGELoC4zc Sam Fisher

    Keep fighting the good fight.

  • Anonymous

    First off, there was no wall built around the WW II Memorial as pronounced by Glenn Beck. There were no guards surrounding the WW II Memorial as stated by Glenn Beck. Our North Country Honor Flight had no problems accessing the Memorial or The Tomb of Unknown Soldier where they were treated to a Changing of The Guard. Beck makes these stories up to enflame the ire or his flock. All untrue. We were there Saturday. “There is no greater threat to a Democracy then ignorance” As long as Glenn Beck has followers our Democracy is in danger.

  • http://www.honoratus.org/ Snod

    Spoken like a true malignant Progressive who hates everything American and anything good. 

  • http://www.honoratus.org/ Snod

    Randy time to take your infantile level of discourse to media matters or some other low information voter website like Obama-care. See don’t let the door hit ya!

  • Anonymous

    my Aunty Mila recently got Audi Q5 Hybrid
    by working parttime from a macbook… here are the findings J­a­m­2­0­.­ℂ­o­m

  • Tom Musso

    Not really, but it’s just so true that it’s hard not to say!  Speaking of tools, you are the dullest knife in the drawer, Randy or whoever.

  • Anonymous

    I wish we could have been there with you!  We most certainly were there in spirit!

  • Anonymous

    Notice that this is the White House yard? Where obama (temporarily) lives? 

    My, isn’t it telling that he lets his house get messy, and We The People have to clean it up for him?Good for you folks that still have the proper spirit!Remember Benghazi. Who said, “Stand down.”?Laus Deo

    (And no, I won’t capitalize his name, he doesn’t deserve much respect at all, as he certainly doesn’t respect us, the USA.)

  • Anonymous

    I really don’t understand why such diarrhea coming from your mouth is allowed to be published here. YOU sir are a repulsive individual!

  • Jenny Foreman

    Where were all the truckers over the weekend.  Did that fall through?  I kept waiting for Fox or some other network to mention it, but not a word.

  • Anonymous

    IF YOU DON’T LIKE THIS COUNTRY GET THE HELL OUT.GO TO ISTAMBUL, GO TO RUSSIA, GO TO CHINA, OR GO TO KENYA and join your socialist, terrorist president.

  • 733336

    The good news is we do have some good, principled leaders within the
    White House. Let’s stand with them against those progressives who
    have gotten away with so much and make THEM afraid of us instead
    of the other way around. Also, let their name-calling roll off our backs
    because it won’t work any more. We’ve had enough!

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=586851401 Deb Bobka

    GLEN BECK IS A GOOD MAN & VERY INTELLIGENT & HE KNOWS WHAT HE’S TALKING ABOUT WE WANT EQUAL JUSTICE UNDER THE LAW!!!   WE ARE A FREE COUNTRY WE ARE ALL THE SAME NO COLOR OF OUR SKIN MAKES A DIFFERENCE WE NEED TO HANG  TOGETHER BE GOOD BLESS OUR GOD AND DO HIS WILL HE WILL TAKE US TO THE BETTER PLACE OF NO MORE LIES, NO MORE SECRETS, WE WANT HONESTY! RESPECT! DIGNITY THAT’S ALL. WE ARE ALL EQUAL NEVER FORGET THAT SO WISE UP MR. PRES!!!!  YEAH I MEAN YOU! YOU ARE NOT OUR MASTER. YOU HAVE TOLD TOO MANY LIES, THAT WE DON’T BELIEVE ANYTHING YOU SAY ANY MORE, & YOU ARE GAMING THE ALL OF US!!!! TAKING MORE OUT OF MEDICARE WHO ARE DISABLED & ARE ALREADY ON THEIR  SS DISABILITY! TRY WALKING IN MY SHOES FOR ONE DAY!!! JUST ONE DAY. I’M AN AMERICAN AND THIS MY COUNTY. IT’S AN HONOR TO BE AN AMERICAN! THIS IS A GREAT COUNTRY & WE WILL PERSONALLY TAKE CARE OF IT AS VOLUNTEERS OURSELVES IF NEED BE!!! GOD BLESS AMERICA, RESPECT OUR FLAG & LASTLY DON’T FORGET OUR SERVICE MEN & WOMEN WHO HAVE GIVEN THEIR  ALL & ARE STILL SERVING TO PROTECT IT AND YOU. HAVE YOU GOT IT YET?

  • Wade

     hey if you are not bright enough to state a well written comment then don’t comment at all.  I don’t care if you do not agree with what this is about.  Just state it in a acceptable way.

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100000077730873 Connie Bevan

    Thanks for sharing these pictures with us. What an inspiration. I wish I could have been there with you all. Hello to the distinguished Senator from Utah, Senator Mike Lee. And of course Senator Louie Gohmert and the other Senators. Thanks for everything you do. God bless you Glenn Beck, Pat, and Matt Kibbe of Freedom Works, and all the rest of the Patriots there with you. Greetings from my adopted State, the great State of Utah. The Beehive State where it’s been raining alot lately but when the sun comes out has beautiful blue skies over rugged green-topped mountains.

  • Jason Crumbley

    The sad thing is, you people soak up this drivel like he’s not part of the problem. He is a mouth piece for, and comes from, the same system and party he claims is in need of replacing. The only people he wants to be treated with respect are those that fall in line with his line of thinking. While I agree that both parties are the cause, I disagree with him in only blaming the president. That’s just more of the same bs. There is a lack of trust because they shut down the government over a healthcare law while sweeping the fact that they are still spying on us under the rug. 

  • Renie Huber Wyzgowski

    The truckers were there,, the main stream media has not cover any of the events, , nor for the veterans’ march on Sunday .You had to get your current news from people posting on Facebook.. Main stream media did not cover the bikers’ event last month.. and ‘wow’.. the Facebook
     frenzy took up the slack of the main stream media then!..  Fox News did a very little coverage this time for Truckers..

  • Sam

    You’re a disgusting troll of a human.

  • James Youngblood

    Jesus loves you Randy and so do I

  • For My Liberty

     Guess you didn’t have anything GOOD or Intelligent to say huh?

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100000167567894 Shelly Cooper

    Thank you Glenn Beck!  Thank you to all those who participated!  

  • Tig

    If you truly had anything worth saying, you’d be telling it to people that one, wanted to read it and two, to people that might remotely believe what you had to say. You go ahead and run your mouth, spew your stupid, senseless remarks and continue doing it right here. You see by doing it here, you’re not reaching your class of low information voters. So everything you do say is being heard and read by a better class of Americans that could care less about what you have to say! So keep it up Randypants! That sounds like something a liberal hooker might name herself! You’re not Sandra Fluke are you?

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100001056584447 Kayla Hawthorn

    It looks like you didn’t either.

  • Gary Joseph Vasile

    There was a man some 6000 years ago that was so hated by the government and some of His own people that they crucified Him for telling the truth. It is still the same today! Those like Glenn Beck that tell the truth are hated and mocked but stand in good company. You keep telling the truth Glenn and “We the People” the real Americans will support you.

  • Anonymous

    We all want answers, both parties are the same now. At one time people trusted government. No longer.

  • Anonymous

    Glen could not show his way to the bathroom….what and idiot.
    As for the tea-nut….they are as stupid as their great leader form Alaska…

  • Anonymous

    Thank you all for helping to clean up
    the National Mall.

  • Uti Makasini

    I think if we are talking about the same guy, it’s a little over 2000 years. Hehehe.

  • SRM29

    There is a line between exercising free speech, and using sick and disgusting language. Obviously you hate Glenn, so either find some maturity and debate us, or get lost. There is no need for disgusting sewer talk.

  • SRM29

    At least they’re doing something constructive and helpful. What did YOU do Saturday?

  • Anonymous

    I usally try not to post ignorant remarks, and I try to be respectful, but your question to Lib as to what he did on Saturday – he probably stayed in his basement playing with his monkey while looking at a picture of Ms Madow.

  • Lane Byrnes

    Tea partyers your just cleaning up your own mess

  • Anonymous

    god bless you Glenn beck.

  • Darin Warren

    Actually. I repeat it because it is worth repeating. Every liberal is a mentally retarded. It is the only thing that explains there stupid views.

  • Anonymous

    Glen Beck, you are a true patriot. Thanks for supporting the “green week” and thanks for the truth in your speech.