Glenn: President was great. Crowd? Not so much

America was watching President Obama’s speech in Tucson last night, and like most of the country Glenn was moved by the speech. The crowd, however, was a different story.

Glenn praised Obama’s speech, saying, “This is probably the best speech he has ever given, and with all sincerity, thank you, Mr. President, for becoming the president of the United States of America last night.  It was needed, and you accomplished the job, and you did it expertly.  Thank you, Mr. President.”

And the rest of the radio crew was in agreement, it was a fantastic speech. Their one issue? The crowd. It reminded Glenn of the funeral for Paul Wellstone, which was more like a political rally than a memorial service, although the guys admitted that Obama did not do anything to encourage the crowd’s behavior during the speech.

Pat played audio from the Wellstone funeral, “And help us win this election for Paul Wellstone.  For Paul Wellstone!  Will you stand up and keep fighting for social and economic justice!  Say yes!  We will win!  We will win!  We will win!  We will win!  We will win!  We will win!  We will win!  We will win! “

While Glenn felt the event was branded and the crowd had the wrong tone, he did not say it was Obama or the White House’s fault. “I'm going to give him the benefit of the doubt that the speech was great and the crowd was inappropriate and leave it at that.”

Glenn has been told that there was some booing from the crowd as well. He said, “There were some boos during, at least this is what some people said.  If that happened, that's even more inappropriate.  Again, thank you, Mr. President, for being the President of the United States of America.  Thank you for the speech last night.  It was a great speech.  The people [in the crowd], I don't understand what happened.  I don't understand what happened.”

After imprisoning a pastor for refusing to follow COVID-19 restrictions, Canadian officials barricaded his church. And when some church members retaliated by tearing down part of the fence, Canadian Mounties arrived in riot gear.

Rebel News Founder Ezra Levant joined Glenn Beck on the radio program to give his insight on the crazy situation. He described the new, armed police presence surrounding GraceLife Church in Edmonton, Alberta, and how it not only encouraged hundreds of protesters to stand with the church in support but forced congregation members underground to worship as well.

What's happening is eerily similar to what occurs everyday in China, Levant says, and it must stop. Who would have thought this type of tyranny would be so close to home?

Watch the video below to hear Ezra describe the religious persecution taking place in Canada.


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Enough prayers? Why is supposed Catholic Joe Biden suggesting that Congress ought to stop praying for after someone commits acts of gun violence?

On Friday, Stu Burguiere and Pat Gray filled in for Glenn and discussed President Joe Biden's remarks during his speech on gun control. "Enough prayers. Time for some action," Biden said. Stu and Pat were surprised how dismissive Biden appeared to be on the idea of prayer.

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Just days after Canadian pastor James Coates was released from prison for refusing to bow to COVID-19 lockdown restrictions, several police officers showed up at another church to ensure restrictions were being followed. But Polish pastor Artur Pawlowski of the Cave of Adullam Church in Alberta, Canada, knew his rights, telling the cops not to come back until they had a warrant in hand.

Filling in for Glenn Beck on the radio program this week, Pat Gray and Stu Burguiere played a video of the interaction.

"Please get out. Please get out of this property immediately. Get out!" Pawlowski can be heard yelling at the six officers who entered his church.

"Out! Out! Out! Get out of this property immediately until you come back with a warrant," he continued. "Go out and don't come back. I don't want to talk to you. You Nazis, Gestapo is not allowed here! ... Nazis are not welcome here! Do not come back you Nazi psychopaths. Unbelievable sick, evil people. Intimidating people in a church during the Passover! You Gestapo, Nazi, communist fascists! Don't you dare come back here!"

Watch this clip to see the heated exchange:

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One of the most dangerous existential threats to the United States is Critical Race Theory, or CRT. As Glenn Beck has exposed over the past year, CRT is gaining momentum and has been preached in our universities for a while now.

Then last August, leaked documents revealed that Marxism, activist ideology of Black Lives Matter, is making its way into grade school classrooms across the country. And since then, things have only gotten more intense.

On next week's Wednesday night special, Glenn will expose the new ways progressives are systematically indoctrinating our kids and culture with this dangerous ideology. But first, it's crucial that you know what your kids may already be learning.

"What I'm about to show you is just the beginning," Glenn said, introducing the leaked documents.

"I found it shocking that Black Lives Matter supporters have developed lesson plans that start from preschool all the way up to the 12th grade," he continued. "Do you know the money it would take to tailor things ... and get it out to the schools and the unions for each age, to be able to brainwash the kids on Marxism and how to destroy capitalism by using race, sexual orientation, and gender?

"Our children don't stand a chance," Glenn added later. "They're not being taught anything except how to be radical activists. What the hell has happened?"

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