‘How dare this nation treat us this way’: Montel Williams delivers impassioned speech about the treatment of veterans
Marine Corps Sgt. Andrew Tahmooressi has been holed up in a Mexican prison for an astounding 58 days following his arrest for weapons possession on March 31. Meanwhile, damning information continues to emerge about the negligence and suspicious bookkeeping at VA medical facilities around the country. Glenn has spoken at length about the troubling treatment of our returning service men and women, and during a Memorial Day picnic in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, television personality and veteran Montel Williams was overcome with emotion while delivering a speech addressing the ongoing VA scandal. WATCH
Justin Timberlake criticized for mentioning Israel in caption of photo at Western Wall
Actor and singer Justin Timberlake posted a photo of himself at the Western Wall on his Instagram account ahead of a concert in Tel Aviv Wednesday night. In the caption of the photo, Timberlake used the hashtag “Israel,” and he has come under fire for his use of the word. On radio this morning, Glenn stood in solidarity with Timberlake. MORE
Glenn points out 4 progressive themes in killer’s manifesto
In the wake of last Friday’s killings in Santa Barbara, plenty of hashtag activists took to social media to use the tragedy as a way of pushing their own agenda. ‘Guns are bad!’ ‘Men are misogynists!’ ‘Conservatives want babies to carry guns!’ If Glenn wanted to play the agenda game, he could easily point out several progressive themes in the killer’s absolutely chilling manifesto. WATCH
Popular violent video game linked to the suicides of four UK teens
In the wake of the tragic killings in Santa Barbara over the weekend, Glenn questioned the role violent video games, movies, and technology might have played in the killer’s actions. On radio this morning, Glenn shared a report from the Daily Mail in which a coroner is investigating the role the popular Call of Duty played in the suicides of four teenagers. Glenn also looked beyond just video games to technology in general to ponder the adverse effect the digital age has had on our lives. WATCH
‘You are out of gas’: Glenn shares the frank advice he recently received
There hasn’t been a lot of positive news to report on as of late. On radio this morning, Glenn tried to focus on some real world solutions to the problems that are afflicting each and every one us. Over the weekend, Glenn received some frank advice from a friend who recognized that Glenn is “out of gas” these days. What can we do refuel? The answer stems from spending more time with scripture. Glenn explains the advice HERE.
Glenn’s new book tackles the most important issue in America
There is no issue more important to America’s future than education. The fact that we’ve yielded control over it to powerful unions and ideologically driven elitists is inexcusable. We are failing ourselves, our children, and our country. Glenn’s new book CONFORM: Exposing the Truth About Common Core and Public Education gives parents the facts they need to take back the debate and help usher in a new era of education built around the common sense principles of choice, freedom, and accountability. Order your copy HERE.
Are we all living a lie?
Last month, entrepreneur James Altucher joined Glenn to share his interesting thoughts on corporatism and success. Altucher, who is the author of Choose Yourself!: Be Happy, Make Millions, Live the Dream, has written about a wide range of topics, and he joined Glenn on radio this morning to discuss the danger of labels and the normalcy bias in today’s society. WATCH
This CA candidate lived through the Soviet Union… and he wants to stop it from happening here
With primary season well underway, Glenn has been talking about the importance of supporting strong candidates around the country in whatever way you can. On radio this morning, Glenn spoke to Igor Birman, who is running for Congress in California’s 7th Congressional District, ahead of Tuesday’s primary. Birman discussed his family’s journey from the Soviet Union to the United States and why he is optimistic about his chances. Watch the interview HERE.
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It’s time to go back to basics
In the wake of the tragic killings in Santa Barbara, Glenn spent time in Tuesday’s Daily Briefing discussing society’s shift from simplicity and authenticity to darkness and materialism. Glenn explained that when he learned of the tragedy, he talked to Tania about possibly selling their house and anything that isn’t essential to daily life in order to focus more on family and community. Watch the briefing HERE.
Tonight’s primetime lineup on TheBlaze TV:
- 5pm ET - The Glenn Beck Program: Glenn takes a look at the role of violent video games in the Santa Barbara killings. Plus, James Altucher joins the program to talk about real life solutions.
- 6pm ET - Real News: This morning, President Obama delivered a major foreign policy address in front of graduating officers at West Point. The panel discusses the President’s foreign policy reset.
- 7pm ET – Wilkow!: As progressives continue to show their hand when it comes to the final plan for Obamacare, Andrew explains why when the unions don’t support a liberal cause, it probably means it’s not a very good idea.
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