Dr. Benjamin Carson answers questions about his political philosophy and ambitions to run for office

Tonight on TV, Glenn interview Dr. Ben Carson, the man who made a huge splash in the news when he gave a speech calling for a flat tax rate, a reformed healthcare system, and an end to political correctness - all in front of President Obama. Glenn talked to him about the speech and his political philosophy during an extended on air interview.

Glenn spent a lot of time talking about political philosophy with Dr. Carson, and asked him where he fell on "The Freedom Scale". Carson said that he was as close to the Constitution as possible.

"I want the government to provide the military so we don't get invaded by somebody and destroyed. I want the government to provide the roads so I can get from point A to B. In terms of taking care of my day to day needs, I want to do that myself. I want my community to do that. And I can band together with a group of people  and we of like mind we can decide we can take care of ourselves," Carson said. "That's how we did things in the beginning."

Dr. Carson said there has been too much of a tendency for people to now look to the government to provide for them. He said we have as a country have forgotten that America was supposed to be a nation "for and by the people", not the government.

Dr. Carson also stressed the importance of education, which he argued can help a society regulate itself by understanding the basics of economics and self control. He pointed specifically to the housing crisis, where people didn't either understand or care that they were buying houses they couldn't afford.

At the end of the show, Glenn went into a lightning round of questions, and included one asking if he had plans to run for political office.

"I leave it in the hands of God," Dr. Carson said.

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The far left is tearing apart the social fabric of our country in the name of "progress." From its emphasis on government dependency, to the $15 minimum wage, to the embrace of Marxist Critical Race Theory in our schools, the Left is destroying our culture and way of life.

On Glenn TV this week, Glenn Beck spoke with Christopher Rufo, director of the Center on Wealth and Poverty, about the latest insane example of the Marxist lies destroying the minds of our kids: A New York school sent parents a "white identities" chart advocating for "white traitors" and "white abolitionists."

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There is an all-out assault on the social fabric of our country. The kids are NOT all right. In the name of "progress," we're destroying their minds with Marxist lies. In the name of "safety," we're destroying their souls by keeping them locked down.

On his Glenn TV special this week, Glenn Beck takes on the national suicide that the Left is committing by destroying our culture and way of life and how it's also leading to actual suicide of our kids. Experts on the front lines expose how the lies of critical race theory are crippling our children's future and provide tools for parents to fight back.

Finally, Glenn hears from a parent who tragically lost his teen son, who took his own life due to COVID isolation. He has a powerful message for parents, teachers, and politicians who he says are failing our kids.

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With as much gas and oil as Texas has — and not to mention its own power grid — why in the world is Texas experiencing such bad power outages?

Center for Industrial Progress president and founder Alex Epstein joined "The Glenn Beck Radio Program" to lay out what he's found.

Alex said he believes the "fundamental" problem is "the insistence on using unreliable wind and solar energy instead of reliable energy from coal, nuclear, and natural gas." And soon, it may not be just Texas, as President Joe Biden pushes for 100% dependency on green energy nationwide. THAT is the "real lesson of Texas," he warned.

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Disney actress Gina Carano was just the latest to be canceled for being vocally conservative — this time for making a Holocaust comparison. But on this week's episode of "The Glenn Beck Podcast," renowned Jewish historian Edwin Black explains how Gina's comparison wasn't exactly out of line: The second phase of the Holocaust, exclusion, "is like cancel culture."

Edwin Black is the son of Holocaust survivors and an investigative journalist with awards and best-selling books translated into 20 languages in nearly 200 countries. His book "IBM and the Holocaust" examines high tech's role in killing Jews during the Holocaust and what it can teach us about the dangers of Big Tech today.

Edwin has spent enough time in the media to see all of its warts (there are a lot). And he's speaking out about it and its role in ignoring history at our nation's peril. He told Glenn he believes our culture and our history are being erased. Our ideals are being censored and our values are being mocked.

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