The Daily Briefing: It’s time to go back to basics

In the wake of the tragic shooting in Santa Barbara, Glenn spent time in the morning’s Daily Briefing discussing about society’s shift to darkness and materialism rather than embracing the fundamentals of where people find happiness in a simple and authentic way. When he heard the news, he talked to Tania about possibly selling his house and everything that isn’t essential to their daily life, and just having a more normal existence focused on family and community.

Tiffany also brought up the story of Consumer Financial Protection Bureau getting rid of employee reviews and giving everyone raises to avoid accusations of discrimination. Glenn, Joel, and Tiffany all pointed out how this is just an example of the system being regulated to the point of collapse.

Meanwhile, people like Stephen A. Smith are speaking out against political correctness, with a message for people to work hard and do whatever it takes to build a better life.

The Santa Barbara shooter, who lived a life rooted in materialism, couldn’t find happiness and committed a horrifically evil act. Glenn believes it’s time to listen to people like Stephen A. Smith and get back to a place where people find fulfillment in building and creating, not just consuming.

“Find out what makes you you,” Glenn said. “If you bring your kids close to you. If you start practicing the time tested, eternal truth, you’re going to be fine. It’s going to reset.”

Over the weekend, Glenn and his team made some real progress on the Mercury Studios renovation in Dallas, TX. Glenn hopes it will be a home for people to experiment and create – not just for the company but for themselves. He wants TheBlaze and Mercury to be the example for the audience, so they can be the example to others.

“It’s not just for us and TheBlaze. It’s for people who want to do more. Be more,” Glenn said. “Everyone here should be a mini-entrepreneur.”

  • Krimsen King

    “Tiffany also brought up the story of Consumer Financial Protection Bureau getting rid of employee reviews and giving everyone raises to avoid accusations of discrimination. Glenn, Joel, and Tiffany all pointed out how this is just an example of the system being regulated to the point of collapse”…. Just curious.. how is getting rid of employee reviews (technically a regulation) being ‘regulated to the point of collapse’?? Isn’t it de-regulating.. by definition?? And where is the collapse?? Do you people even know what regulations are anymore or is it just some code word for ‘evil liberalism’ like all the other code words? Let me rephrase… WTF ARE YOU PEOPLE TALKING ABOUT????

  • Todd A Scheller

    Not since the Agency’s leaders decided that they will still do the reviews, but give all 1,100 employees a 5 automatically.
    WTF are you writing about? They link to the story. Read along.

  • CGrove

    Hmmmm….Sounds like the defamation lawsuit is having an effect on Glenn.

  • Krimsen King

    well that’s just bureaucratic nonsense… just getting around the red tape and ‘regulations’… So what, exactly, is the criticism here?

  • Todd A Scheller

    Not really, since they are more than two years away from a decision to even go to trial.

  • CGrove

    Really Todd? Got a link to support that claim? Of course not.

  • Krimsen King

    you shouldn’t have responded to that one seriously ;)

  • Krimsen King

    haha told u so ;)

  • CGrove

    Glenn has most likely been advised that he has some real serious exposure to financial loss. It’s coming. That will affect anyone’s planning for the future.

  • CGrove

    No one knows when this case will be heard except the judge and court officials. But that’s not a factor in planning for a financial setback.

  • Todd A Scheller

    Do you have any idea how long it takes to get to trial in Federal Court?

    Sexual Minorities Uganda v. Lively, CV 12-30051-MAP field in the same court has yet to be decided. Got anything else you would like me to prove?

  • Todd A Scheller

    You should not post at all as much as you are wrong.

  • Todd A Scheller

    Maybe if you could read you might get that. The CFPB found that minorities scored lower on the reviews than others. They also determined that evaluators were not consistent across with how they preformed reviews.
    So their fix, was to give EVERYONE a five out of five.

  • Krimsen King

    u know, this bureaucratic ‘evaluation’ nonsense is really just a quantifying quota system (like affirmative action) and as you point out, there are always clear flaws and dangers in overemphasizing these kinds of measuring sticks… so this new solution to get around this clearly unnecessary and wasteful ‘scoring’ and quantifying system was to give everyone a five out of five… clearly these scoring systems are not the best way to evaluate peoples’ performance, so let’s not criticize people to heavily for getting around them.

  • Krimsen King

    this sentence makes not sense… syntax syntax where have you gone

  • CGrove

    You’ve shown us that you don’t understand how cases are scheduled in the MA court system. Different Judge, different court office and your assertion that the the trial has to begin to have an effect on Beck and his companies is a shaky assumption, so you really haven’t proven your point at all Todd.

  • Todd A Scheller

    rimsen King • 8 hours ago

    this sentence makes not sense… syntax syntax where have you gone

    Really?

  • Todd A Scheller

    Oh my God, how stupid are you? it is a bad thing for a Government agency to determine which of its employees are actually working? Is that seriously your IGNORANT argument?

  • Todd A Scheller

    Same COURT, what an idiot.
    Beck has not even filed a response in the case, there is also no record of SERVICE of the complaint in the case. It is going no where until the Defendants are SERVED.
    How stupid are you about the way the court system works?

  • CGrove

    LOL. You’re fishing Todd. Or maybe you’re really that ignorant. April 14th Todd. Look it up.

  • Todd A Scheller

    There has been no service recorded by the court. Look it up Corky.
    http://dockets.justia.com/docket/massachusetts/madce/1:2014cv11550/159562

    Massachusetts has ONE Federal District Court, and three offices, the Judges travel between them.
    God you really are STUPID.

  • Krimsen King

    yes, you should not post at all as much as you are wrong……. really? did you mean ‘you should not post at all as much, as you are wrong’ or did you mean ‘you should not post at all, as much as you are wrong’ or ‘you should not post, at all, as much as you are wrong’… yes, commas make a difference sometimes… ‘let’s eat, grandma’ or ‘let’s eat grandma’…….

  • Dr. Ryan

    Todd, you’re wrong. That link you supplied does not show the entire record. Again, I urge you to see a healthcare professional. Help is available.

  • CGrove

    Todd does seem very unbalanced and angry, which is a bad combination. Then there’s the intellectual challenges he struggles with as well. At any rate Dr. Ryan, thank you for proving Todd wrong. I hope he takes your advice too. There’s too many angry unstable nutters around these days.

  • Rhonda Losekamp

    Todd I am really not sure why you r wasting your time arguing with idiots. Let them ramble on. I find it most amusing to read their post. I certainly wouldn’t waste a second of my day trying to reason with them. Remember children can only answer with childish gibberish. Relax and know there r many on your side, we just choose to remain quite.

  • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ntLsElbW9Xo FreedomTrickle

    don’t worry Glenn, the establishment will keep their word and let you keep your little empire… if you just call the real freedom movement a dangerous violent domestic terrorist threat to our nation

  • ken.

    glenn now thinks materialism caused the guy to start killing people? now glenn is talking about selling his house and everything not essential, cocoa for coo coo puffs!