"Strength in numbers": Glenn discusses challenges facing those who take a stand

With all the mounting problems America faces and a President seemingly bent on making them worse, this morning on radio Glenn explained what you can do personally to make a difference.

"Gather yourself together in groups," Glenn told his radio audience. "There is strength is numbers."

What Glenn means by this is to surround yourself with those who live by the same principals and values that you do. Stop going to churches where you don't believe in what is being taught. Find a new church — one that strengthens you.

"Stop with tradition. Stop with convenience. If those traditions are not strengthening you, and strengthening the message and the meaning behind those traditions," Glenn said.

Christmas and the 4th of July are also examples of what Glenn was trying to explain. Every Christmas, Christians around the country get angry about the "war on Christmas" being waged by special interest groups in department stores and other public arenas. What are Christians doing to actually strengthen the true meaning and traditions of Christmas? So many people spending time outraged by whether or not the clerk at Macy's can say "Merry Christmas" — why are we spending Christmas at Macy's?

"Our traditions are changing and many of them have been," he said.  "Christmas was about Christ.  Christmas was about service.  Christmas was about Thanksgiving and prayer and all the things that are meaningful.  Christmas was getting together with family.  Now it is about gifts, buying, stuff, stress.  That's not -- get out of that tradition, and restore the tradition."

What about the 4th of July?

"When the founders were around that tradition was about Thanksgiving, recommitment, education, service.  Now it is solely about let's go out to the beach or let's get some hot dogs, let's go watch a fireworks show.  And that fireworks show is what? James brown and Bruce Springsteen, and maybe a Céline Dion song in there.  You don't know what it is anymore," Glenn said.

Many of the things that were once hold sacred have been made into jokes. Glenn recounted a conversation he recently had with his daughter who is working on the sequel to The Overton Window. She explained that she likes the sequel more than the original simply due to the change in tone.

She said, 'as much as you don't like it, Dad, when you talk in church tones or you talk about Bible stuff, or you talk about the try-corner hats, or you're quoting the founders — people in my generation — it's been made to be something that you mock. and so we don't listen to it.'  It's frightening stuff.  It's frightening stuff," Glenn emphasized.

This is why Glenn is emphasizing that there is strength in numbers.

"Find those people who are rock solid, and then hang on to each other," he said.

It's not popular to be outspoken on the things that were once considered good in our culture. As soon as you start supporting the principles that the media is trying to silence, they'll try to destroy you.

Even Glenn, who is now one of the most controversial public figures in America and hated by many on the left, was once one of the most popular and likable people in the public eye. He had a 'Q-score' that ranked him more popular than the Pope and just under Nelson Mandela.

Glenn never changed. The media did.

This morning, Glenn asked the questions, "What is a man? What does he have if he doesn't stand? If he is on his knees? Don't live life on your knees. Say what has to be said. .  Say how you truly feel.  Remain on your knees for guidance, and protection because if you remain on your knees, for those things, it will be the only way you will be able to stand.  But stand you must."

Glenn Beck has been warning since last summer that you would not recognize your country in a year. Well, it's not even summer yet, and he says he already doesn't recognize the country.

Do you recognize an America in which people are making more money off government unemployment benefits than they can make by working, inflation is ramping up, housing, supply and labor shortages are widespread, and the current administration gives cybercriminals from Russia a free pass after the biggest cyberattack on our nation's infrastructure to date?

On the radio program this week, Glenn pointed out that while businesses all over the nation are downsizing, one brand store is actually booming — and it says a lot about the state of the economy and what it means for our country's future.

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The largest American gas pipeline shut down on Friday due to what experts told the media was the "most dramatic cyberattack on U.S. soil to date." Investigators are looking at a group believed to be based in Russia known as "DarkSide."

It's time our leaders in the White House take national security seriously because this isn't the first time enemies of the U.S. — namely Russia and China — have used the cyber world to attack our nation and weaken our infrastructure, Glenn Beck argued on the radio program. Between Russia, China, and Iran — which President Joe Biden is now trying to make another nuclear deal with — it looks like the "Axis powers" of a "digital World War III" are lining up

"The journalists seem to care about the price of gasoline for the first time. Is it because they actually care? Or is it because they're trying not to focus on the fact that this was an attack most likely from Russia? And it isn't the first cyberattack from Russia of the year ... maybe we should be paying attention, to Vladimir Putin," Glenn began.

"And by the way, the pipeline going down, that's not the only [cyberattack] happening now," he added later. "Thirty thousand U.S. victims, small businesses and local governments, were hacked by cyber espionage units backed by the Chinese government in January of this year."

"There is an 'Axis power.' It is Russia and China. And, by the way, who is also aligned with Russia and China? Iran. Wow, this is weird," Glenn surmised. "But don't worry about that. Just leave your dog tags on another table. Let's not talk about China. Let's not talk about who actually crashed the jugular of our oil pipelines. I don't want war. But I got news for you ... this Biden administration is doing the job for our enemies."

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Canadian clinical psychologist, author, and cultural firebrand Jordan Peterson is no stranger to cancel culture. Ever since he was thrust into the culture war, he has faced one controversy after another, stirred up by the woke elites who hate him with a passion. But although they have tried to make him pay for speaking out so fearlessly against their message, he refuses to back down and he believes you should, too. He joined "The Glenn Beck Podcast" this week to explain why.

"There is a growth of the reluctant hero in all stories ... so many people think that they don't have what it takes, that they're not the hero," Glenn said to Peterson. "How do you get people to recognize and then have the courage to stand? You've taken a beating ... why is it worth it and how do you get there?"

"I think it's worth it because I believe the alternative is worse ... to stay silent when you have something to say," Peterson replied. "You don't know what it is within you that requires your voice, right, because you feel like 'I have something to say.' Where does that come from exactly, that feeling that you have something to say?

"Maybe you're disgruntled at work and you're choking on your own bile because the situation is not just in your estimation," he continued. "You're dying to say something, but you won't. Well, you'll die if you don't say it. Maybe it's a death by a thousand cuts. I don't like deferred punishment. I'd rather take it now and keep the future clean, which is why I encourage people to have the fights now, not to hide things in the fog for later. They grow and metastasize. It's better to confront what you need to confront when it's small and you have some possibility of victory."

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Top officials at the Federal Reserve are doing what they can to sugar coat what's ahead for our economy, telling Americans we may hit a "transitory" period of inflation that will settle by 2022. But Bank of America is saying something different. The bank's latest earnings call commentary warned "at the very least" transitory hyperinflation is ahead.

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