Glenn: "We cannot be the people we've allowed ourselves to become."

Glenn’s trip down to NASCAR’s Daytona 500 was peppered with Hollywood stars, directors, and music performers. But perhaps the person Glenn was most excited to have met was the Rev. Billy Graham. Glenn described their meeting on radio this morning.

Last Summer, Glenn had wanted to meet with Rev. Graham as part of his planning for the 8/28 rally. According to Glenn, Billy Graham was probably the only other person who had tried to do something on the scale of what Glenn was hoping to accomplish. However, according to Glenn Rev. Graham and his team did not feel that “the time was right.”

“Two weeks ago as I have been struggling with some ideas and some things that I am working on for the future and I am trying to get clarity again, I thought of Billy Graham.  When the phone range and they said the Reverend feels it's time to meet, I met with him.  We had an hour scheduled.  It lasted three hours,” Glenn said.

“I didn't tell you about it in advance out of respect for him,” Glenn said.

“He is a very clear individual.  He's slowed down quite a bit.  He's now 91.  You have to be pretty close to him for him to be able to see you.  His eyes are going and his hearing is gone.  So I had to talk to him like I used to have to talk to my grandfather.  But he is of sound mind and a man of great peace.”

“We spoke of the things to come and where we were in history, and I will tell you it is for him to say what he wishes to say.  I will tell you what my impressions were walking away and what I felt walking away.  These are not his views but mine.”

“We cannot be the people we've allowed ourselves to become.  We must be our highest self.  We must get ourself into shape spiritually, morally, physically, temporally.”

“That America is going to find it more and more difficult to do the right thing even though we have, I fear, done the wrong thing for too long.”

“We have adopted "the enemy of my enemy is my friend" and the reason why we've done this is because we now see what is happening in Libya.  You take Libya and a brutal dictator who we don't like, you take him out and you destabilize the whole world.  We now know that that isn't going to work.  But how many things in our society have been propped up that would have been a lot easier to fix had we allowed them to fail 20, 30, 40, 50 years ago.  How many of us are living on the edge?”

“In sitting there and speaking to Reverend Graham, I thought, here is a man who has been all around the world.  Here's a man who has seen it all.  Here's a man who's done profound good.  One of the first to stand in Alabama as a white preacher and stand and say we must come together.”

“My message to you is we must come together.  Evil has ‑‑ the left has stood ‑‑ is standing now with profound and clear evil and they've connected from evil all the way to the average Democrat and everything in between.”

“And we are sitting here arguing with each other over, well, how do you mean that exactly?  Well, what exactly do you believe in religion, et cetera, et cetera?  While none of us can sacrifice what we believe as an individual, we must stand together with those who believe in God and that God endows each individual with the right of life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.”

“That this is not a video game.  This is not a movie.  This is not like anything you've ever encountered in your life before.  The world is changing, and because of that we must change as well.  Darkness is growing.  But the shadows can only grow darker as the sun grows lighter."

On Thursday's radio program, Grace Smith and her father, Andy, joined Glenn Beck on the phone and provided a first-hand account of Grace's refusal to wear a mask at school.

Smith, 16, began a maskless protest after her school district in Laramie, Wyoming, decided to implement a mask mandate. As a result, Grace received three suspensions, was issued two $500-citations, and was eventually arrested.

"How long were you in jail?" Glenn asked.

Grace said was taken to jail but was never booked nor was she was placed in a jail cell.

Glenn commended Grace's father, Andy, for raising such a "great citizen" and asked if it was Grace's idea to protest. Andy said it was Grace's idea, explaining that they took the position of arguing on the grounds of civil rights rather than the efficacy of wearing a mask.

Grace has since withdrawn from public school and started a home school program. She also told Glenn that she will continue to fight the school district, legally.

You can donate to Grace's legal fund here.

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It seems the Left wants a civil war and some on the Right want a national divorce. The country is split right now unlike anything Glenn Beck has ever witnessed. There are two sides: Those who want to fundamentally change this country and those who believe in KEEPING the experiment of liberty that the Founding Founders intended.

The ideological gap seems impossible to cross, but Glenn explains why he won't secede. David Reaboi, Claremont Institute senior fellow and author of "National Divorce Is Expensive, but It's Worth Every Penny," tells Glenn why a national breakup is not an impossibility just because it will be difficult.

What can we do to fight back … peacefully? How can the states that still believe in the Constitution create pockets of freedom in the shadow of tyranny? On his Wednesday night special this week, Glenn answers that and provides a road map to preserving what the Left is trying to destroy.

Finally, James Simpson, author of "Who Was Karl Marx? The Men, the Motives and the Menace Behind Today's Rampaging American Left," provides solutions on the issues the "red states" must unite around before Left and Right America officially call it quits.

Watch the full episode of "Glenn TV" below:

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An Afghan interpreter who helped save then-Sen. Joe Biden's life in 2008 was among those stranded in Afghanistan after Biden's troop withdrawal. He has now escaped the country with his family, but not with President Biden's help.

Thanks to private organizations, including The Nazarene Fund, the interpreter and his family have now been rescued.

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A shocking new report by The Daily Wire reveals that the furious father whose arrest at a school board meeting likely sparked the call for the FBI to investigate anti-CRT parents like domestic terrorists was furious for good reasons: The Loudoun County School Board allegedly tried to cover up his daughter's rape.

Rep. Chris Stewart (R-Utah) joined Glenn Beck on the radio program Tuesday to discuss the incident and explain why he joined 60 lawmakers in a letter to Attorney General Merrick Garland demanding answers for why the FBI is targeting parents.

"We want to know ... what kind of coordination took place between the White House, activist groups and teachers unions, and the Department of Justice," Stewart told Glenn. "Because we have evidence that there was [coordination] and, in fact, that the White House are the ones who initiated this. They asked for these activist groups to write this inflammatory letter to the Department of Justice saying they were 'intimidated' and that they 'felt threatened', giving the Department of Justice Attorney General Garland, the excuse to say, 'Okay, well, we have to respond'."

Stewart went on to say he believes the federal government would only involve the FBI in such an issue if its purpose is to silence and intimidate parents concerned about the "poison" being taught to their kids in school. So, what can he and the other representatives who disagree with the Biden administration's overreach of power do to stop it?

Watch the video clip below to hear Stewart explain:

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