Megyn Kelly confronts Wisconsin Dem

Glenn has a lot of respect for Megyn Kelly, and even moreso after her most recent interview with one of the state senators on the lam from Madison, Wisconsin.

“I think she's one of the best reporters out there.  She is relentless,” Glenn said of Kelly.

In her interview, Kelly said “First of all, people want to know how you can go out of the state not, you know, show up and do your job as a state senator and continue to collect a paycheck.”

“Well, we firmly believe we are doing our job.  Not only are we talking with our constituents every day and returning phone calls and checking on work e‑mails, we're also standing up for what we believe in and what thousands of Wisconsin citizens believe in and the direction that the governor wants to take the state as well.  We're not doing this to stop people.  We all know the vote's going to happen at some point.  We all know that.  We're doing it to call attention to what Governor Walker wants to do by taking away workers rights in the State of Wisconsin,” the senator responded.

Later, Kelly asked, “What do you say to those folks who say, look, we have a Democratic process here and, you know, this governor won election fair and square, as did the Republicans who now control the state assembly and the state Senate.”

“And this is, what we do on this country is we vote.  We have up or down vote.  We saw it on the healthcare bill, right?  Which the majority of Americans did not want, sir, according to the polls and yet we had that vote and it was voted through.  And they look at the Wisconsin state senators, the Democrats and say that's your job to go in there.  And you can vote no and you can rail on the Senate floor about why this is wrong, but you've got to ‑‑ you've got to go vote, sir,” she added.

“Oh, no, and we fully intend on voting on something.  Again this was never to stop a vote because we know the vote's going to happen.  The question is what are we going to be voting on,” he tried to answer.

“The teachers walking out, I read a stat cost $9 million.  Now, what is this costing the state?  Here's a state that is having trouble.  What is this costing the state just to police the capitol?  What is this costing to keep the capitol clean?  With, you know, hippie love‑ins in the middle of the capitol?” Glenn said.

“Can you imagine?  If the Tea Party would have done that?  And the reason why they don't is because they have respect for the process.”

On Monday's episode of "The Glenn Beck Radio Program," Glenn opened up about the tragic death of his brother-in-law, Vincent Colonna Jr., who passed away unexpectedly on April 5. He also shared some of the important thoughts and insights he's learned through the grieving process.

"Last Monday, I was sitting in this chair ... the two-minute warning comes and Stu said to me, 'You ready for the show?'' ... And that's when my wife [Tania] came to the door of the studio here at our house and said, 'I...' and she held the phone up. And then she collapsed on the floor in tears," Glenn began. "Tania's brother had passed. To say this was a shock, is an understatement."

Glenn described his brother-in-law as having "a servant's spirit."

"He was always the guy who lit up the room. He was always the guy helping others. He would never stop, because he was always helping others," Glenn said of Vincent. "He was on the school board. He was a little league coach. He was the soccer coach. He helped build the church. He took care of the lawn of the church. He was constantly doing things, raising money for charity, working over here, helping to organize this. But he was never the guy in the spotlight. He was just the guy doing it, and you had no idea how much he had done because he never talked about it.

"We also didn't know how much mental anguish he was in because he never talked about it. And last Monday morning, after spending Easter with the family ... he killed himself. This is now the third family member of mine that has gone through this. And I keep seeing it play out over and over and over again, in exactly the same way."

Glenn described his thoughts as he, Tania, and her family struggled to come to grips with the devastating loss.

"I learned some really important things as I was watching this wake. I'm seeing these people from all walks of life ... the people that were there, were there because [Vince] made a difference in their life. He was a true servant. As I'm watching this, all that kept going through my mind was, 'by their fruits, ye shall know them.' The fruits of his labor were on display. He was a servant all the time. All the time ... he found a way to love everybody.

"There are two great commandments: Love God with all your heart and mind and soul. And love your neighbor. So those two great commandments boil down to: Love truth. Because that's what God is," Glenn said.

"Love thy neighbor. That's where joy comes from. The opposite of joy is despair, and that is the complete absence of hope ... and how do you find joy? You find joy by rooting yourself in the truth. Even if that's a truth you don't want to accept. Accept the truth," he added. "But we have to stop saying that there's nothing we can do. What are we going to do? Well, here's the first thing: stop living a lie."

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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?

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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!"

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