'Don't touch my junk' senior citizen edition

The TSA must have decided that searching infants and handicapped people wasn’t going far enough in protecting you from terrorists. Instead, they now feel like they need to ask 95-year-old, wheelchair bound cancer patients to remove their adult diapers. Because they’re the bad guys, right?

“ore complaints of absurd pat downs by the TSA. This time the air traveler isn't a kid but an elderly woman who was forced to remove her adult diaper. A Florida woman says security agents asked her 95 year old mother who is in a wheelchair to remove her diaper so they could complete a full search,” a reporter explained.

While Glenn and Stu were highly critical of the TSA, Stu said that he had read several sources where they asked her only after she had set off the security machines.

“I am a defender of 95% of the people who are working at the TSA,” Glenn clarified. He thinks most of them are doing what they are told, but a small group does abuse their power.

The Blaze expanded on the story

While going through security, the 95-year-old was taken by a TSA officer into a glassed-in area, where a pat-down was performed, Weber said. An agent told Weber “they felt something suspicious on (her mother’s) leg and they couldn’t determine what it was” — leading them to take her into a private, closed room.

Soon after, Weber said, a TSA agent came out and told her that her mother’s Depend undergarment was “wet and it was firm, and they couldn’t check it thoroughly.” The mother and daughter left to find a bathroom, at the TSA officer’s request, to take off the adult diaper.

Weber said she burst into tears during the ordeal, forcing her own pat-down and other measures in accordance with TSA protocol. But she said her mother, a nurse for 65 years, “was very calm” despite being bothered by the fact that she had to go through the airport without underwear.

Eventually, Weber said she asked for her mother to be whisked away to the boarding gate without her, because their plane was scheduled to leave in two minutes and Weber was still going through security.

While Pat felt that the TSA just overall was awful, Glenn said this was all part of a larger agenda.

“If you look at the way they're handling all of these situations, it doesn't make sense. You know it and I know it. It doesn't make sense. So you have to say then, why? If it doesn't make sense, you are left with, ‘Well, they are just good hearted people that are just doing all the best they can and they just keep screwing it up over and over again.’ Really? I'm sorry, but if you are assigning stupidity to the people who are all of the Harvard intellectual elites in Washington, you're a fool. Read history,” Glenn said.

“So what are they doing? Well, two things. One, make you numb. Just make you numb. Just keep putting you through one after another after another after another. Just keep pushing you. Push, push, push, push, push. If you rebel, it works to their advantage.”

“Now here's the second reason. If you look at the ones who are really being squeezed, it's not you. It's the people that are working the screening process. It's them. Most of these guys, I've run into really bad I've run into people who just hate their job and should be working behind the Frialator but I think that would be dangerous for them. They don't care. But that's a very small number in those people who are screening at the airport.”

“A lot of these people really deeply care and they are trying to do the right thing. So what does the government do? It puts them in an impossible situation and so the people start pushing back. Well, now they are they are between a rock and a hard place. They want to do the right thing, but you're revolting against them. They don't have a choice. They need protection. In steps on the Friday news dump, in steps the AFL CIO last Friday. They won the contract to organize the airport screeners. Which brings me back to the original idea. It brings me back to a speech that Barack Obama has never, ever explained.”

“They are going to be organizing the TSA. Congratulations. Congratulations. You tell your friends and neighbors. You keep assigning the idea that these people are just dumb and they don't know what they're doing, and you will find yourself enslaved to a giant state.”

Ezra Levant, founder of Rebel News, joined Glenn Beck on the radio program to describe the shocking footage he and his team captured of Canadian police harassing and even arresting Rebel News reporters during a protest in Montreal.

Video clips show officers making remarks about the "Jew" reporters and calling Rebel News "Jew media." Reporters are pulled out of crowds, handcuffed, slammed against vehicles and arrested. Some have been fined "thousands and thousands" of dollars "because they had cameras pointed at the police," said Levant.

Another video clip shows Canadian police demanding entrance to a rented Airbnb houseboat without a warrant.

"They the claimed it was an illegal gathering. It was just a B and B," Levant explained. "I told them to get a warrant. I went out there ... and they wouldn't let me back in.... It turned into a ten-hour standoff. They couldn't find a judge willing to give them a search warrant, so to punish us, they called the whole thing a crime scene. They actually wouldn't let any of my team off the boat unless they submitted to a personal search, which is illegal. And the craziest part, is that they arrested one of my guys, took him to jail, and they said this to us: We will hold him in jail until you let us search the Airbnb without a warrant."

Levant said nearly all Canadian media have ignored the insane attacks, warrantless searches and seizures, and the jailing of journalists, and warned Americans to take note and protect our First Amendment rights.

"If you do not protect your First Amendment, if you do not hold those hard-won freedoms, you will be like what we are," he said. "This is your future if you don't protect your First Amendment."

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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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