Former USSR caller: “I’m scared, ok?”

Glenn talked with a woman on radio today who grew up in the Soviet Union and later came to America. She openly talked about why she is so afraid at an Obama second term - she’s quite familiar with the warning signs of a dangerous administration. Why is she scared now?

"Glenn, well, I grew up in the Soviet Union and I came to this country 18 years ago and I felt that I'd never again have to live in fear," she said. "And I've been worried for the past four years but after what happened last night, I'm just scared, okay?"

"This president, his entire administration, I know a Communist when I see one, and he's passed his policies, the direction we've been going in the past four years, it can't be any clearer to me what his beliefs and goals are. And I think being an American is not about where you were born. It's about what you believe, what's in your soul. And what's in his soul is dark. The ideology he believes, it's pure evil. It kills people. It destroys souls. It's synonymous with hopelessness, misery, apathy."

"I mean, that's the only equality you get in socialism: Everyone but the government and the criminals are equal and miserable and poor and apathetic. And maybe it's because I've lived through that that I can truly appreciate what America is and what it stands for. And I'm trying to find something positive about what happened last night, about this situation, some kind of hope, take it with good humor, but all I can feel is this dread."

"I had so much faith in the American people and our determination to do what's right especially after what we saw at Restoring Honor which, by the way, me and my husband went to and it was amazing. I was in shock at what happened. I'm still in shock."

"I was mistaken. So many Americans have become diluted and pampered and all they care about is, you know, free stuff and the latest episode of American Idol. It's insane. I don't understand what's happening here."

Glenn had to take a break, but when he came back he addressed her concerns.

"I want to tell Maria who called me from New York. She said she came here from the former Soviet Union. She grew up in the Soviet Union. She remembered what it was like. I remember what it was like. I didn't live there, but I remember the stories and I remember how afraid we were of communism. We had forgotten. We think socialism is fine. Kruschev said to the American people, 'You are so foolish, so arrogant. We will feed you socialism bit by bit until you fall into our hand like overriped fruit.; She said, I just, I worry. I have fear now. I haven't felt fear. And I don't understand my country."

"No, no, no. Remember, you don't understand half of your country. Half of your country feels exactly the same way. And Maria, if you're living in New York City, boy, do I understand. Boy, do I understand. I don't go to New York City very often. I only go when I have to now because it is openly hostile. And so many of us live in cities and in areas like that where they are openly hostile to. And we have taken it and we have lived in there and we have said, this is my home and I just get along and I won't say anything. I won't say anything at the PTA meeting. I won't say anything in my kids' school or in my business. Or, I'll take that sign down or, shhh, don't make any trouble. I'm tired of it, I'm tired of it, and I'm not going to live that way anymore. I have a right to say what I believe. I have a right to believe what I believe. I have a right to worship God as I believe. Just as they do. And I'm not trying to shut them down. That's fine. But I am no longer going to stand. And this has been one that came a while ago for me, but maybe today's the day that you'll start to feel this way. I'm no longer going to feel like a pariah. I'm no longer ‑‑ I'm no longer going to allow to be treated like a pariah. I am a man, as Martin Luther King said. I am a man, and I deserve to be treated as a man. I demand to be treated as a man. That's all there is to it. I will not comply. But I'm not suicidal, either."

"We almost last night elected a man who was of faith that was the only faith to actually receive an official extermination order. Look how far we've come. Nobody was even talking about that now. I am so proud of my country. And yes, Mrs. Obama, I've always been proud of my country, but last night made me even more proud. That people of all faiths got together and they put religion aside and said look at the character of the man. We can argue about religion, but let's unite on character. And they did. What an amazing American moment. Especially if you really know the history 150 years ago of a group of people that just wanted to worship God as they saw him. A lot of people disagreed. But there was a political side of this, too. Most people don't know that Joseph Smith actually ran for president. He was an abolitionist. I know, Mormons hate blacks so much. He was an abolitionist... in Missouri, you know, the site of the Compromise. He was against slavery. And so they weren't popular for a couple of reasons. They didn't look at God the same way that everybody else looks at God, but that's their right to do it. And they also didn't look at slavery like the people did in Missouri, and that wasn't okay. It got to be so bad after they murdered not only him but so many others, mainly the men, that the women took their children across the mountains in the snow. Many of them dug graves for their children on the open plains in the middle of winter. They dug those graves with their hands, in the frozen ground, and left the bodies of their children in the ground behind. And they moved to another country. But what they did was very smart. They gathered themselves. They were still persecuted, and it wasn't until last night that one of them could even be considered to run for president. I think some of that division is now behind us, thank God. They look to people to judge them by the content of their character, not their party affiliation, not the color of their skin but their character. Amen, brother."

"The reason why I tell you this story is because they gathered themselves together. And I'm not suggesting that we move to another country, I'm not suggesting ‑‑ well, I am suggesting that you move to Oklahoma. But I am suggesting that you surround yourself with like‑minded people. I am suggesting that if you're living in one of these states, especially in the Northeast - look what happened when there was trouble. Look what has happened. I never, I never thought the Northeast ‑‑ I never really thought that there were that many people that would stand on their roofs or on their broken‑down house and scream for FEMA and then, like a threat, say, 'If they don't come, well, then we're just going to organize ourself and do it ourselves then, all right?' That's not a threat. That's what you should be doing anyway. That's what we've always done. That's the spirit of America."

"Find your Galt's Gulch. Find it. Find it. Do not give up. I know what it takes to put a business together. I know how tired you are. Believe me I know how tired you are. I'm tired, too. You know, we'll catch a nap when we're dead. Right now let's really live."

"Like right now let's make sure our children have freedom. Let's not be afraid. And let's not cower. Let's gather together. Let's build. Let's create. Let's move forward. Let us live the Constitution."x

"We win in the end. I'm telling you we win in the end. Yesterday sucked. Today sucks. Tomorrow and maybe a few ‑‑ maybe even a few years are going to suck beyond belief. But someday we're going to be happy. Someday it will all work out. I don't know how much I actually can hang onto that idea. We need to be by each other's side and lift each other up. When one of us is down, the other will be strong. And we need to teach our kids what America always has been and make sure that we're creating a culture of goodness and decency and honor and integrity and invention and exploration, and all of the things that we actually still believe but is not being practiced anymore. It will not go on to our next generation through osmosis. They must experience it. They must witness it. They must be a part of it. Find your place. To instill it in your children beyond the history book. Let them live it and experience it."

Terry Trobiani owns Gianelli's Drive Thru in Prairie Grove, Illinois, where he put up a row of American flags for the Fourth of July. But the city claimed he was displaying two of them improperly and issued him a $100 ticket for each flag.

Terry joined Glenn Beck on the radio program Tuesday to explain what he believes really happened. He told Glenn that, according to city ordinance, the American flag is considered "ornamental" and should therefore have been permitted on a federal holiday. But the city has now classified the flag as a "sign."

"Apparently, the village of Prairie Grove has classified the American flag as a sign and they've taken away the symbol of the American flag," Terry said. "So, as a sign, it falls under their temporary sign ordinance, which prohibits any flying, or any positioning of signs on your property — and now this includes the American flag. [...] The only way I could fly the American flag on my property is if I put it on a permanent 20 to 30-foot flagpole, which they have to permit."

Terry went on to explain how the city is now demanding an apology for his actions, and all after more than a year of small-business crushing COVID restrictions and government mandates.

"COVID was tough," Terry stated. "You know, we're in the restaurant business. COVID was tough on us. We succeeded. We made it through. We cut a lot of things, but we never cut an employee. We paid all our employees. I didn't take a paycheck for a year just to keep our employees on, because it was that important to me to keep things going. And, you know, you fight for a year, and you beat a pandemic, and then you have this little municipality with five trustees and a president, who just have no respect for small businesses. And right now, what I see is they have no respect for the republic and the United States ... I think it's terrible. The direction that government, at all levels, have taken us to this point, it's despicable."

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The Biden administration is now doing everything it can to censor what it has decided is COVID-19 "misinformation." But Glenn Beck isn't confident that the silencing of voices will stop there.

Yeonmi Park grew up in North Korea, where there is no freedom of speech, and she joined Glenn to warn that America must not let this freedom go.

"Whenever authoritarianism rises, the first thing they go after is freedom of speech," she said.

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Most self-proclaimed Marxists know very little about Marxism. Some of them have all the buzzwords memorized. They talk about the exploits of labor. They talk about the slavery of capitalist society and the alienation caused by capital. They talk about the evils of power and domination.

But they don't actually believe what they say. Or else they wouldn't be such violent hypocrites. And we're not being dramatic when we say "violent."

For them, Marxism is a political tool that they use to degrade and annoy their political enemies.

They don't actually care about the working class.

Another important thing to remember about Marxists is that they talk about how they want to defend the working class, but they don't actually understand the working class. They definitely don't realize that the working class is composed mostly of so many of the people they hate. Because, here's the thing, they don't actually care about the working class. Or the middle class. They wouldn't have the slightest clue how to actually work, not the way we do. For them, work involves ranting about how work and labor are evil.

Ironically, if their communist utopia actually arrived, they would be the first ones against the wall. Because they have nothing to offer except dissent. They have no practical use and no real connection to reality.

Again ironically, they are the ultimate proof of the success of capitalism. The fact that they can freely call for its demise, in tweets that they send from their capitalistic iPhones, is proof that capitalism affords them tremendous luxuries.

Their specialty is complaining. They are fanatics of a religion that is endlessly cynical.

They sneer at Christianity for promising Heaven in exchange for good deeds on earth — which is a terrible description of Christianity, but it's what they actually believe — and at the same time they criticize Christianity for promising a utopia, they give their unconditional devotion to a religion that promises a utopia.

They are fanatics of a religion that is endlessly cynical.

They think capitalism has turned us into machines. Which is a bad interpretation of Marx's concept of the General Intellect, the idea that humans are the ones who create machines, so humans, not God, are the creators.

They think that the only way to achieve the perfect society is by radically changing and even destroying the current society. It's what they mean when they say things about the "status quo" and "hegemony" and the "established order." They believe that the system is broken and the way to fix it is to destroy, destroy, destroy.

Critical race theory actually takes it a step farther. It tells us that the racist system can never be changed. That racism is the original sin that white people can never overcome. Of course, critical race theorists suggest "alternative institutions," but these "alternative institutions" are basically the same as the ones we have now, only less effective and actually racist.

Marx's violent revolution never happened. Or at least it never succeeded. Marx's followers have had to take a different approach. And now, we are living through the Revolution of Constant Whining.

This post is part of a series on critical race theory. Read the full series here.

Americans are losing faith in our justice system and the idea that legal consequences are applied equally — even to powerful elites in office.

Rep. Devin Nunes (R-CA) joined Glenn Beck on the radio program to detail what he believes will come next with the Durham investigation, which hopefully will provide answers to the Obama FBI's alleged attempts to sabotage former President Donald Trump and his campaign years ago.

Rep. Nunes and Glenn assert that we know Trump did NOT collude with Russia, and that several members of the FBI possibly committed huge abuses of power. So, when will we see justice?

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