Reaction to 'Restoring Courage' announcement

Ever since Glenn announced the “Restoring Courage” rally, people on both sides of the aisle have come out with an opinion – and most of the have missed the point completely.

One of the most inaccurate comments have been those saying that Glenn is out to teach Israel about courage. Untrue. Rather, Glenn is looking for people around the world to find their own personal courage again.

“This is a personal journey. I don't think the Israelis -  what did I say? How many times have I said this? I said this when I went over in 2002. I feel safer there than I do here. Why? Because everybody's aware. Everybody's awake,” Glenn said.

“It is imperative for our safety to let Israel know you are not alone. And to do it as a globe and not just one country. Do it as people of faith. For me I believe, I believe the hatreds of the past are coming back, and I believe that Jews will be persecuted again. And I have made my choice, and I have thought about this for a long time,” Glenn said.

“I will protect, I will defend, I will stand, I will speak, and in the end if it be his will, I will die right alongside my brother. That is the stand. You can do with it what you want. But it's certainly not to teach the Israelis a darn thing.”

But even people who all themselves fans are missing the point.

“These are fans of The Blaze. These are readers of The Blaze,” Glenn said to introduce their thoughts.

“The first one: The economy is collapsing. The nation is going to hell in a hand basket, socialist style. We have new laws every single restricting us. We have the TSA giving us anal problems allowing us to fly and Beck wants to go to Israel? Is this some kind of joke? I have nothing against Israel, Glenn, but pal, we have too much here to worry about. Thanks but no thanks,” Glenn read.

“How about this one. Dear Glenn, get this out of your system before the big election push for next year. I was listening this morning when you announced this and I was dumbfounded. I anticipated a huge constitutional revival or a huge move to a broader state for a showdown against the lefties on the border security and illegal immigration. I hope you get your manic brain wrapped around the home front before the big push in November 2012.”

But perhaps the worst came from a fan who wrote, “Glenn's big announcement is that he has converted to Judaism. Not that there's anything wrong with that, they write. But his need to go to Israel, "Need" is in quotation marks. Along with the fact that he now publicly is wearing a yarmulke. [Yes, sir, when I go to the Western Wall, all people wear a yarmulke, as to not offend others. Yes, sir. When I'm in Rome, I do as the Romans do. – Glenn] That points to his obvious choice that what he is saying is he has a big surprise, a change in his life that he's been thinking about some time. And all the while he's been meeting with more and more rabbis and Israeli religious leaders. It's becoming pretty clear. Like I said, nothing wrong with becoming Jewish. It's not any worse than being a Mormon. So regardless what faith he chooses, although it's pretty clear at this point, I'll still be a fan of his and I'll listen every day.”

What did Glenn think of this poster? “You know what, sir? I don't want you to be a fan of mine. No thank you. That's okay. You should go listen to another show,” he said.

“I appreciate that Judaism is no worse than Mormonism. I do appreciate those crumbs from your table. But no thank you,” Glenn said with sarcasm.

“I will tell you this: The world is headed for Nazi like evil again. The same players are involved. Fascists, socialists, communists, and radical Islam. Well, that's the making of a fine, fine soup. No thank you. Just talk to those who get it. Don't worry about the others. You prepare yourself and you know what you believe. And you talk to those that get it and unite. Get your church to wake up. There will be some things that we're going to be doing. We'll explain later on this week. But get them to wake up,” Glenn said.

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The far Left has intensified its push toward Marxism for months now, but it's more than clever catchphrases or slogans. Their radical rhetoric and policies have violent consequences.

Calls to defund the police have led to officers being ambushed and killed. Crime is spiking in record amounts all over the country. Critical race theory has the government, corporations, and now schools brainwashing Americans to believe the entire system is systemically racist. And it's paved the way for actual violence in the streets from groups like Black Lives Matter and Antifa.

On his BlazeTV exclusive show, Glenn Beck exposes their endgame: tearing the entire system down. Marxists did this in the Soviet Union and China, among other places. Millions died, and the first to feel the brunt were always the landowners and farmers. The most recent example of this is happening in South Africa, where Glenn reveals terrifying on-the-ground interviews.

As American farmers now also face unprecedented racial discrimination by our federal government, award-winning South African journalist Lara Logan warns of what could happen if the seeds of Marxism aren't uprooted now.

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Glenn Beck has been warning since last summer that you would not recognize your country in a year. Well, it's not even summer yet, and he says he already doesn't recognize the country.

Do you recognize an America in which people are making more money off government unemployment benefits than they can make by working, inflation is ramping up, housing, supply and labor shortages are widespread, and the current administration gives cybercriminals from Russia a free pass after the biggest cyberattack on our nation's infrastructure to date?

On the radio program this week, Glenn pointed out that while businesses all over the nation are downsizing, one brand store is actually booming — and it says a lot about the state of the economy and what it means for our country's future.

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The largest American gas pipeline shut down on Friday due to what experts told the media was the "most dramatic cyberattack on U.S. soil to date." Investigators are looking at a group believed to be based in Russia known as "DarkSide."

It's time our leaders in the White House take national security seriously because this isn't the first time enemies of the U.S. — namely Russia and China — have used the cyber world to attack our nation and weaken our infrastructure, Glenn Beck argued on the radio program. Between Russia, China, and Iran — which President Joe Biden is now trying to make another nuclear deal with — it looks like the "Axis powers" of a "digital World War III" are lining up

"The journalists seem to care about the price of gasoline for the first time. Is it because they actually care? Or is it because they're trying not to focus on the fact that this was an attack most likely from Russia? And it isn't the first cyberattack from Russia of the year ... maybe we should be paying attention, to Vladimir Putin," Glenn began.

"And by the way, the pipeline going down, that's not the only [cyberattack] happening now," he added later. "Thirty thousand U.S. victims, small businesses and local governments, were hacked by cyber espionage units backed by the Chinese government in January of this year."

"There is an 'Axis power.' It is Russia and China. And, by the way, who is also aligned with Russia and China? Iran. Wow, this is weird," Glenn surmised. "But don't worry about that. Just leave your dog tags on another table. Let's not talk about China. Let's not talk about who actually crashed the jugular of our oil pipelines. I don't want war. But I got news for you ... this Biden administration is doing the job for our enemies."

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Canadian clinical psychologist, author, and cultural firebrand Jordan Peterson is no stranger to cancel culture. Ever since he was thrust into the culture war, he has faced one controversy after another, stirred up by the woke elites who hate him with a passion. But although they have tried to make him pay for speaking out so fearlessly against their message, he refuses to back down and he believes you should, too. He joined "The Glenn Beck Podcast" this week to explain why.

"There is a growth of the reluctant hero in all stories ... so many people think that they don't have what it takes, that they're not the hero," Glenn said to Peterson. "How do you get people to recognize and then have the courage to stand? You've taken a beating ... why is it worth it and how do you get there?"

"I think it's worth it because I believe the alternative is worse ... to stay silent when you have something to say," Peterson replied. "You don't know what it is within you that requires your voice, right, because you feel like 'I have something to say.' Where does that come from exactly, that feeling that you have something to say?

"Maybe you're disgruntled at work and you're choking on your own bile because the situation is not just in your estimation," he continued. "You're dying to say something, but you won't. Well, you'll die if you don't say it. Maybe it's a death by a thousand cuts. I don't like deferred punishment. I'd rather take it now and keep the future clean, which is why I encourage people to have the fights now, not to hide things in the fog for later. They grow and metastasize. It's better to confront what you need to confront when it's small and you have some possibility of victory."

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