The Oval: This movement is only getting stronger

Good afternoon.

At some point, I wonder when the mainstream media will realize that there is a revolution going on in this country. These reporters and producers think the biggest revolt in the past year was a bunch of heavily pierced young adults camping out in urban parks. If six of them got together and held up a sign, it was BIG NEWS! Lots of coverage.

But in the rest of the country, we didn’t really care. Why? Because we were working on a different revolution. A different movement. Call it the Tea Party movement.Call it the revolt of the true conservatives. Call it the Great Awakening. Call it whatever you want. But starting in 2009, it has been ringing up victories, large and small.

We won statehouses in Virginia and New Jersey. We won a Senate race in Massachusetts. Ted Kennedy’s seat. We won control of the House of Representatives. We won several primary elections against the old guard. And this past week, we won another. A firm victory for Ted Cruz, the Tea Party candidate for U.S. Senate in Texas. He was opposed by the party machinery. But we beat them. Just like we beat them in Indiana. And over in Georgia, they tried to jam a sales tax increase down our throats. To pay for all those new roads that are going to make us so successful. Voters hated the idea. Voted it down, by a huge margin.

So let me get this right. The man who sits at this desk right now thinks new roads make us successful. But the state of Georgia voted not to tax themselves to pay for more new roads. Guess that means one of two things: Either the voters in the state of Georgia don’t want to be wealthy, or the guy who sits in this chair doesn’t know what he’s talking about.

Think about that! The media played these items – another Tea Party victory in Texas… a tax rebellion in Georgia… like they were unexpected. But to anyone who is noticing… anyone who is paying any attention… none of this should have been surprising.

These events are part of a pattern. Part of a trend. Part of a revolution. And we are winning.

Sure, I wish we had a president who believed in the Constitution… who protected it… who fought for it. We don’t. I’m not sure we will ever have one who passes that test 100% of the time. So we may never have a Tea Party president. You never know… But we are forcing change. We are making things happen. Slowly, the Tea Party is rolling back the worst habits of American politics… the worst ideas of the punditocracy.

We are insisting on the kinds of things that Washington hasn’t treated seriously in many, many decades. Limited government. Individual liberty. The rights of Individuals guaranteed by the Constitution. The limits to State Power guaranteed by the Constitution. Rights and limits. You hear a lot about rights, but not enough about limits.

And that’s what’s changing. We’re bringing back the limits.

No, you can’t raise taxes to pay for roads you should have already built with the tax funds you already collected. No, you can’t pass laws and decide which ones to enforce and which ones not to enforce. No, you can’t pretend that the government doesn’t need to have a balanced budget, year after deficit-producing year. No, you can’t print money forever without destroying the wealth of the nation.

But no revolution in human history has ever succeeded by taking things away. You don’t inspire people by telling them “no” all the time. We have to be about creating something new. We have to bring something to the table.

And here’s the thing. We are.

We are a movement that shows… with our own example…That we are creating a new vision for America. A new vision that places the individual at the center of our country. At the heart.

The individual has work to do. Not be a vassal of the state. Not a recipient of state aid, from cradle to grave. Not someone whose success in life is “made for them” by the powers that be. No. Someone who makes their own way.Someone who earns their own living. Someone who supports their own family. Someone who feeds the hungry. Heals the sick. Embraces the lonely and the broken-hearted.

Because that’s part of our revolution, too.

Those of you who joined me last week at Cowboys Stadium heard this message. And you know that it’s important to me. We have to serve. We have to take back the work of our hearts. We can’t outsource love to the government. We have to bring back to our communities the work that government is trying to do in Washington.

Look, I don’t doubt that the other side has good intentions. Maybe they think they CAN do the work better than we can. Just like they think they can make better investment decisions than investors. Better hiring decisions than small business owners. Better medical decisions than doctors. Better loan decisions than bankers.

I get it. They think they’re smart. So why shouldn’t they think they care more about our communities than we do?

So it’s up to us to show them they don’t. It’s up to us to show them they can’t. It’s up to us to show them they won’t.

We’re on our way. We keep sending them the message. We keep sending them Congressmen and Senators committed to restoring the State to its proper, limited role. We keep voting down their tax increases. And we’ll keep doing it.

But our revolution is not just a political one. It’s not just an economic one. It’s a cultural one. We have to change the culture. We have to restore it.

Because when you lose the culture, all the political wins are temporary. When you lose the culture, you can lose your own kids.

Trust me, I’ve seen it.

So it’s not just enough to Restore Washington. We have to Restore Honor. Restore Courage. Restore Love.

And then, when we do all those things, maybe the mainstream media will finally realize what is happening. Of course, they may never get the memo. That’s OK. I’m not watching them anyway.

Thanks for watching.

May God bless you and may God bless the Republic.

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Protests following the fatal police shooting of Walter Wallace Jr quickly devolved into violence, rioting, and looting in Philadelphia, and BlazeTV's Elijah Schaffer was there to document what the mainstream media won't. But while filming the carnage inside a Five Below on Tuesday, Elijah was surrounded and attacked by looters.

Elijah joined Glenn Beck on the radio program Wednesday to detail his experience and to explain why mainstream media efforts to downplay the violence just show that independent media has never been more important.

"Unfortunately, [the attack] escalated from one person to about a dozen very quickly," Elijah explained. "I'm actually really happy to be alive. Because in that same shopping center, right there, there was a 15-year-old girl who was shot, according to reports. And I heard multiple gunshots throughout the night. Another individual is reported to have heard a gunshot as well, so we try to confirm. I watched people get pummeled beyond belief."

Glenn asked Elijah to respond to mainstream media claims that conservatives are exaggerating the looting and violence in Philadelphia.

"It's so funny to hear people that aren't there try to counter what we're reporting," Elijah replied.

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In the final days before the 2020 election, President Donald Trump is gaining among black voters, particularly men, because his record of accomplishments "speaks for itself" and the "façade" that President Trump is a racist "just doesn't ring true," argued sports columnist Jason Whitlock on "The Glenn Beck Radio Program" Tuesday.

Jason, who recently interviewed the president at the White House for OutKick.com, shared his thoughts on why he believes many black Americans — notably celebrities such as Kanye West, Ice Cube, and 50 Cent — are breaking from the "façade" that President Trump is a "flaming racist."

"I really believe the facts are starting to speak for themselves, and that Donald Trump's record of accomplishments, particularly as it relates to African Americans, speaks for itself," Jason told Glenn. "He actually has a record to stand on, unlike even Barack Obama. When [Obama] was president, I don't think he had much of a record to stand on, in terms of, 'Hey, what did he actually deliver for African Americans?' President Trump has things he can stand on and, you know, beyond that I think black people understand when he starts talking about black unemployment rate. And America's unemployment rate. And then, when you add in for black men, the façade we've been putting on [President Trump] … you know, this whole thing that he's some flaming racist, it just doesn't ring true."

Jason suggested that Trump's fearlessness, unabashed masculinity, and record of keeping his promises resonates with men in the black community. He also weighed in on how media and social media's bias plays a huge role in convincing people to hate President Trump while ignoring Antifa and others on the Left.

"I keep explaining to people, Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, they're some of the most secular places on earth. And we've reduced everyone to a tweet, that we disagree with," he added.

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Megyn Kelly is not happy about the "disgusting" media coverage of President Donald Trump, specifically pointing to Lesley Stahl's "60 Minutes" interview on CBS Sunday.

On the radio program, Megyn told Glenn Beck the media has become so blinded by the "Trump Derangement Syndrome" that they've lost their own credibility — and now they can't get it back.

"It's disgusting. It's stomach-turning," Megyn said of the media's coverage of the president. "But it's just a continuation of what we've seen over the past couple of years. Their 'Trump Derangement Syndrome' has blinded them to what they're doing to their own credibility. They can't get it back. It's too late. They've already sacrificed it. And now no one is listening to them other than the hard partisans for whom they craft their news."

Megyn also discussed how she would have covered the recent stories about Hunter and Joe Biden's alleged corruption. Watch the video below to catch more of the conversation:


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