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Storytellers

It is who we are.
It is our highest goal.
To use all our resources
and talents to tell the
story; to lift; to expose;
inspire and give Courage to
all the world. – gb

Sneak Peek: American Dream Lab #2

Dream Lab #2. Painting the 7,000 square foot lab. But where? This one is not in Texas. Find out where and why all next week on The Glenn Beck Program at 5pm ET theblaze.com/tv

Thank you, Victor

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Tonight I want to leave you with a personal note: That great teachers are found sometimes in the most unlikely of places.

It was right after 9/11 that I received my first death threat. It was from a Muslim extremist that said he would kill me and my whole family if I didn’t stop talking. It was the first time I ever had any professional interaction with the FBI and we were told to go home. We didn’t even have curtains on the windows of our house at that time. I went home and I explained as calmly as I could to my wife as that we had to take sheets and blankets and put them on our window as soon as we could. That night we had a serious discussion with men who carried guns outside our bedroom door and in our property and we had a discussion about buying a gun. And my wife and I having not grown up around guns decided the answer was ‘No’. Laughably we thought we weren’t responsible enough to have one. So we were instructed to leave town for a month.

I was living in Florida at the time and I took my family to Los Angeles and we couldn’t tell anybody that we were in LA for a month. We knew we needed something in the house to protect us.

Great teachers are everywhere. And they’re found in unlikely places but they’ll teach us great lessons. Victor has taught our family great lessons in duty an devotion. I have been able to be away from my family on road trips with comfort because he has been a part of our life. And he is teaching me now a very difficult lesson in dignity.

He has been on watch every since we met him. He’s a service dog and he has become a much loved and loving part of our family. In addition to his job as protector his unwavering affection has been a lesson for our whole family. He came into our lives to protect us. And he has done that and much more. He’s an amazing dog and he has taught me and my family about protection, devotion, dependence, caring and he is now teaching us the hardest lesson: learning when to let go.

We have depended on him for years and now his body is failing him. And now he depends on us to protect him and to care for him and to ultimately to decide what’s best for him. Not for us. For him. The Victor decision is one I think we both know about. I know and he knows and I can see it in his eyes and we both know the other one knows that it doesn’t make it easier.

Victor’s lessons are ingrained in us forever. Protection, devotion and dignity.

I don’t know what this holiday is going to bring us, but it may be a very tough decision. I would ask you for your prayers for Victor and our family and the difficult decisions that we face. Thank you, Victor.

Tour Blog: Look Who I Found!

You never know who you’ll run into on these book tours. At Ft. Hood today Glenn ran into LTC Oliver North and the two were able to share a few minutes together.



Glenn’s crew tells me it’s been a great day in Texas so farŠWaco and Dallas still to go!

UPDATED: Tour Blog: Want a Free Signed Copy?

UPDATE: We have picked the winners of the caption contest!

These three people will all be receiving a free signed copy of AGENDA 21!

  1. “Where are the fuzzy dice?”  Old_ogre
  2. “Wait, I thought things were BIGGER in Texas!” https://www.facebook.com/kim.machir Kim Bennion Machir
  3.  ”Even replicas of great American mass production are mass produced in China now…” https://www.facebook.com/christopher.pancoast Christopher Pancoast

Hope you enjoy the book. Congrats!

Here’s Glenn at Sam’s Club in Round Rock, Texas admiring a replica of Sam Walton’s truck. But while that may be the truth, it’s not very exciting so let’s write some better captions. Leave your caption idea in the comment box here or on Twitter with #Agenda21Tour.

If we find one that really makes us laugh we’ll send you a signed copy of the book!

Tour Blog: Melting Away the Pain

Glenn met thousands of great fans on Friday in Pittsburgh, Akron, Cleveland and Columbus—but he also met something else: a 39,000,000 calorie meal from “The Melt.” The meal, described below, is what once brought the Travel Channel show “Man vs. Food” to Cleveland.

“Our monster grilled cheese featuring 13 different cheeses, 3 slices of grilled bread and a pile of hand-cut fries & slaw. Over 5 lbs. of food! Finish it all without any help or trips to the bathroom and you will be awarded a Melt t-shirt or Melt Pint Glass, a $10 gift card and we’ll immortalize you in our online Melt Challenge Hall of Fame.”

Five pounds of food? Sounds about right. I am still trying to confirm what happened (my guess: Pat Gray helped…a lot) but it’s probably safe to say that if Glenn is moving a little bit slower in Texas today, we now know why.

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