Glenn: "We have to get out of the reactive mode."

Today on radio, Glenn continued the discussion he began on TV last night looking at what will happen if the President ends up issuing an executive order in response to gun violence. Why is the second amendment coming under attack at the beginning of the President's second term? To provoke a reaction. How do you stop it? Glenn explained on radio this morning.

"So what is going to happen? What is the future hold for the United States? Well, in the end it's going to come down to the American people because they  (the anti-gun groups) will only poke and provoke. It is your action and reaction that makes the difference. Remember that. They are there to poke and provoke. Your action and reaction. Now is the time to take action and not get involved in reaction. Because reaction is only from their poking and their prodding and provoking. That's all it is," Glenn said on radio this morning.

"We have to get out of the reactive mode. That's one of the reasons we started the American Dream Labs. We have to chart our own course again, and we have to teach our children it can be done. A different life can be had and man can chart his own course. The single individual can pursue his happiness and make life better for not only for him and his family but for the rest of the world. And show that independence lives."

Glenn strongly disagreed with anyone who believed that a violent rebellion in response to anti-gun legislation is a good thing. He also came out strongly against the idea that a new revolution would reset America to the Constitution. Glenn pointed out that the American experiment took brilliant men and divine providence to build it in the first place, and a reset would not bring about true freedom.

He also brought up Occupy Wall Street, explaining that at the time many progressives were pushing them into action. Universities would encourage students to attend, celebrities lent the movement their support, and even the President came out in their favor. But the group always had violent undertones, and thankfully they never emerged into a formidable force despite their outside support. They never brought about the collapse that the Van Jones's and the Frances Fox Piven's of the world believe would bring about redistribution and a more progressive, socialist government.

Glenn said that since the second amendment is the one that inspires the most visible outrage among conservatives, then that is the amendment they are now attacking in order to provoke a reaction. Occupy Wall Street didn't bring about violence in the streets, but Glenn said that the progressives will try and get the conservatives themselves through violent rebellion in response to the anti-gun laws.

Glenn said that instead of choosing violent rebellion, pro-gun owners have to nonviolently resist. Glenn said that gun owners will have to say "You'll have to arrest me" and then their neighbors will all have the say the same thing. "They can't arrest all of us," he said.

"I believe that you can make your case in a court of law. I believe you can make your case in a court of public opinion if you're good, decent and honorable."

" I stand on the side of Gandhi, and Jesus and Martin Luther King. That is the only thing that will work," Glenn added.

Earlier this year, Coca-Cola became the poster child for how a corporation could shove leftist ideologies onto its consumers. The company suspended advertising on Facebook in a push to censor former President Donald Trump, published a manifesto about racial equity, and demanded all legal teams working for Coke meet certain diversity quotas.

But now, after Trump, Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Tx.), Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.), and many other conservative voices called for a boycott of the company's products, Coca-Cola appears to be shifting directions.

The Washington Examiner reported that the company issued a conciliatory statement after conspicuously failing to appear on a published list of hundreds of corporations and individuals that signed a statement denouncing the Georgia voting bill.

"We believe the best way to make progress now is for everyone to come together and listen respectfully, share concerns, and collaborate on a path forward. We remained open and productive conversations with advocacy groups and lawmakers who may have differing views," the company said. "It's time to find common ground. In the end, we all want the same thing – free and fair elections, the cornerstone of our democracy."

Then last week, Coca-Cola Co.'s new general counsel, Monica Howard Douglas, told members of the company's global legal team that the diversity initiative announced by her predecessor, Bradley Gayton, is "taking a pause for now." Gayton resigned unexpectedly from the position on April 21, after only eight months on the job, to serve as a strategic consultant to Chairman and CEO James Quincey.

"Why is Coca-Cola 'taking a pause' on all of these? Because you have been standing up," Glenn Beck said on the radio program Monday. "You and others have been standing up. Your voice, it's the power of one. Your voice makes a difference."

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This week on "The Glenn Beck Podcast," civil rights activist and Woodson Center founder Bob Woodson joined Glenn to call out the leftists in the "race grievance industry," like the Rev. Al Sharpton and Black Lives Matter, Inc., who, he says, are "profiting off the misery of their people."

Woodson lived through the appalling segregation laws of the last century and has a much different message about what it means to be "oppressed" than the so-called "anti-racist" activists today.

Woodson said he believes the real struggle for impoverished minority communities "is not racial." He argued that leftists "at the top" derive "moral authority" by claiming to represent "so called marginalized groups," while they prosper at the expense of those "at the bottom."

"There's nothing worse than self-flagellating guilty white people and rich, angry black people who profit off the misery of their people," Woodson said.

"I call what Sharpton and some of those are doing is worse than bigotry. It's treason. It's moral treason against their own people," he added. "The only time you hear from them is when a white police officer kills a black person, which happens maybe 20 or 21 times a year, but 6,000 blacks are killed each year by other blacks. So, in other words, their message is black lives only matter when taken by someone white, which means you are betraying the black community when you turn your back on 20 children that are slaughtered and you don't march in that community and demand that those killers be turned over to the police."

'The problem is not racial," Woodson asserted. "The problem is the challenge of upward mobility. Any time you generalize about a group of people, blacks, whites, Native American, and then you try to apply remedies, it always benefits those at the top at the expense of those at the bottom. ... It's a bait and switch game where you're using the demographics of the worst of these, to get resources that helps the best of these, or those who are prospering at the top. So, if I was the president, I would say an end to the race grievance business, that America should concentrate on the moral and spiritual free fall that is consuming people at the bottom."

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Following President Joe Biden's first joint address to Congress, Glenn Beck joined fellow BlazeTV host and author of the new book, "American Marxism," Mark Levin to expose what they called the "Liar-In-Chief's" radical plans for our country and to explain why the far Left's proposals and programs are really a "frontal attack" on our Constitution, our country, and our way of life.

"Substantively, this is a frontal attack on our Constitutional system of limited government. It is a frontal attack on our capitalist system. He's basically throwing out all the bromides for the radical left groups that now form the base of the modern Democrat Party. And I make the case that ... this is Marxist bullcrap in its broadest sense," Levin stated.

"Here we are, a country now where one man can get up in the middle of the night and make a list of everything he wants to do to the country," he added, speaking figuratively. "It's like an unreality where we're living in separate worlds ... the whole thing is a fraud."

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After months of delays and COVID-19 excuses, President Biden finally delivers his address to the joint session of Congress. It is a truly historic moment, as only a few hundred members of Congress received an invite. While some have compared this speech to JFK's moon landing challenge, it will likely be more like FDR's New Deal nightmare. Will Speaker Pelosi continue her tradition of ripping up the president's speech? Will VP Harris cackle to a quiet audience?

Glenn Beck teams up with fellow BlazeTV host Mark Levin, author of the new book "American Marxism," to take on the progressive plans that could completely transform our economy and our way of life. Steve Deace, BlazeTV host and author of "Faucian Bargain," joins to discuss why it's not enough for conservatives to just lament the dangerous Democrat agenda; we must activate against the woke infection of our institutions. Plus, a power panel to rival CNN talking heads: Stu Burguiere, BlazeTV host of "Stu Does America," and Jason Buttrill, head researcher and writer for Glenn Beck.

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