'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.”

On the radio program Monday, Glenn Beck, Pat Gray, and Stu Burguiere reacted to a recent Washington Post op-ed in which the author, Ron Charles, suggests that "as Confederate statues finally tumble across America, [and] television networks are marching through their catalogues looking to take down racially offensive content," perhaps the next items that should be up on the cancel-culture chopping block are "problematic books."

"Monuments celebrating racist traitors, which were erected to fabricate history and terrify black Americans, are not works of art that deserve our respect or preservation. Similarly, scenes of modern-day white comedians reenacting minstrel-show caricatures are not ironical interrogations of racism that we have to stomach any longer. But complex works of literature are large, they contain multitudes," Charles wrote.

He goes on to argue that "calibrating our Racism Detector to spot only a few obvious sins" is but an insidious source of self-satisfaction when compared to the process of critical debate on the values and intentions of history's literary legends.

"If cancel culture has a weakness, it's that it risks short-circuiting the process of critical engagement that leads to our enlightenment," Charles wrote. "Scanning videos for blackface or searching text files for the n-word is so much easier than contending with, say, the systemic tokenism of TV rom-coms or the unbearable whiteness of Jane Austen."

Could cancel culture really spiral all the way down to book burning? In the clip below, Glenn, Pat, and Stu agreed that this radical progressive movement is really about erasing America's history and overturning the foundation of our country. The fundamental transformation of America is happening now.

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It's been a tough year, America. Our news media is inundating us with images of destruction, violence, and division in attempts not only to desecrate our nation, but to make us turn our backs on it. That's why now, more than ever, we need to take an up-close look at America's history to remember what it is we're fighting for and how to fight for it with practical action.

Join Glenn Beck, broadcasting from Standing Rock Ranch, as he takes us to Plymouth, Gettysburg, and Federal Hall on an important journey through America's remarkable history to inspire a brighter future. Glenn asks the hard questions of every American. Is this system worth saving? Is there a better way? Where do we go from here, and how do we answer those questions?

Featuring performances from the Millennial Choirs and Orchestras, David Osmond, a very special children's choir, and guests Bob Woodson, Tim Ballard, David Barton, Burgess Owens, Kathy Barnette, Anna Paulina Luna, and Tim Barton.

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"Restoring Hope" has been a labor of love for Glenn and his team and tonight is the night! "Restoring the Covenant" was supposed to take place in Boston, New York, Philadelphia, Gettysburg and Washington D.C. but thanks to COVID-19, that plan had to be scrapped. "Restoring Hope" is what was left after having to scrap nearly two years of planning. The Herald Journal in Idaho detailed what the event was supposed to be and what it turned into. Check out the article below to get all the details.

Glenn Beck discusses patriotic, religious program filmed at Idaho ranch

On July 2, commentator Glenn Beck and his partners will issue a challenge from Beck's corner of Franklin County to anyone who will listen: "Learn the truth, commit to the truth, then act on the truth."

Over the last few weeks, he has brought about 1,000 people to his ranch to record different portions of the program that accompanies the challenge. On June 19, about 400 members of the Millennial Choir and Orchestra met at West Side High School before boarding WSSD buses to travel to a still spring-green section of Beck's ranch to record their portion of the program.

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The current riots and movement to erase America's history are exactly in line with the New York Times' "1619 Project," which argues that America was rotten at its beginning, and that slavery and systemic racism are the roots of everything from capitalism to our lack of universal health care.

On this week's Wednesday night special, Glenn Beck exposed the true intent of the "1619 Project" and its creator, who justifies remaking America into a Marxist society. This clever lie is disguised as history, and it has already infiltrated our schools.

"The '1619 Project' desperately wants to pass itself off as legitimate history, but it totally kneecaps itself by ignoring so much of the American story. There's no mention of any black Americans who succeeded in spite of slavery, due to the free market capitalist system. In the 1619 Project's effort to take down America, black success stories are not allowed. Because they don't fit with the narrative. The role of white Americans in abolishing slavery doesn't fit the narrative either," Glenn said.

"The agenda is not ultimately about history," he added. "It's just yet another vehicle in the fleet now driven by elites in America toward socialism."

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