These are the most trusted people in America?

Reader’s Digest put out its annual list of the “100 Most Trusted People in America” based on feedback from over 1,000 randomly surveyed people. The list seeks to “discover which individuals and the ideals they represent have earned our confidence” this year.

“Here's something,” Glenn said on radio this morning. “Now, this is coming from Reader's Digest. So I mean, you know, like you're going to put any stock in Reader's Digest at this point. Reader's Digest just put a new poll out: 100 Most Trusted People in America. Hear me: Most trusted people in America, the 100.”

So who is the most trusted person in America today? Well, none other than Tom Hanks.

Yes, that’s right. Tom Hanks is considered the most trustworthy person in the United States.

And who’s number two on the list? Naturally, its Tom Hanks’ co-star in the critically panned movie Extremely Loud, Incredibly Close, Sandra Bullock.

“I don't trust Sandra Bullock that it's going to be a good movie,” Glenn joked. “For every The Blind Side, there is a Speed 2.”

Moving down the list, the Hollywood love affair continues with Denzel Washington coming in at number three and Meryl Streep at number four.

“I mean, who did they call,” Glenn asked. “Only Hollywood agents?”

“Look. I mean, the people who are winning are actors, and their job is to play someone they're not,” Stu observed. “Their job is to lie to you convincingly!”

“Obviously they are doing a good job of it,” Pat quipped.

From the media world, ABC News’ Robin Roberts faired the best, ranking twelfth on the list. Other journalists and personalities include, Ellen DeGeneres, Diane Sawyer, Brian Williams, Katie Couric, Barbara Walters, Anderson Cooper, George Stephanopoulos, Oprah Winfrey, and Scott Pelley.

“No way,” Pat said in reaction to Pelley making the cut.

Fox News Channel, the most watched cable news channel in the country, only managed to get just one person – Shepard Smith – on the list. And Shep is ranked 100th.

“The most popular news network gets one [person],” Stu said.

“And the most watched in America, Bill O'Reilly, not on it,” Pat added. “Come on now.”

Other notable names to make the list include First Lady Michelle Obama, who is ranked at number 19. Meanwhile, Communist sympathizer Noam Chomsky is number 20.

“America, if we didn't have other things to do, I'd love to take a real poll and just ask people cold: Who do you trust,” Glenn said. “I wonder… is there anyone out there that you trust? I can't put a list together. Come up with five names of people you trust. We should do that tomorrow on the show.”

“Tell us the five names of people that you really trust,” Glenn concluded. “I don't know if I could come up with five.”

See the full list of winners HERE.

The conditions in Afghanistan under the Taliban rule — for Americans, allies, Christians, women and more — continue to deteriorate, and the people there continue to plead that we will not forget them. On the radio program Monday, Glenn Beck gave an emotional update on current evacuation efforts, including the tragic story of one girl — an American passport holder — who was not rescued in time.

"I have a pit in my stomach like I haven't had in a while. What is happening in Afghanistan is both miraculous and horrendous," Glenn began. "What's going on right now one of the most amazing things I've ever personally witnessed — the evacuation of Americans, those [Afghans] who helped us, Christians that are dying, women that are under incredible conditions. I see things that I can't show you. I see the pleadings from people who are in safe houses, 'Please, don't forget us.' I see what they're being sent by the Taliban.

"If I die today, my entire life will have been worth it for what you have helped get done, in just the last three weeks. You have saved well over 5,000 people," he continued.

Fighting back tears, Glenn added, "I ask that you pray for those in the Middle East, that are in the midst of doing work, that a Moses-style miracle will happen. ... There are several people that are in dire need of medical care. Friday, we told you — along with the congressman from Oklahoma [Rep. Markwayne Mullin] who had just returned — [about] a father and two daughters that were blue passport Americans, and a mother who had a permanent residence, a Green Card. The daughter was very ill. And they thought, that if we couldn't get her out of there, that she would lose her legs. I got a call on Saturday morning, that we were too late, that she didn't lose her legs. She lost her life, waiting. There are now two Americans, instead of three."

Glenn showered his audience with gratitude, repeating that "well over 5000" lives have already been saved because of their incredible generosity, but lamented that there are still thousands more people yet to be saved.

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Megyn Kelly pulled her sons out of the private elementary school they attended after she learned that the boys were asked "weekly" if they were still sure they were boys. But that's not all that this "experimental transgender education program" taught.

Megyn joined Glenn Beck on the radio program to tell the story, which she thought had ended when the school apologized, and to talk about what's next for America as our leaders refuse to promote actual psychological support for our kids and instead "parade" transgenderism as the solution to their problems.

"When [my son] was in third grade, I found out they unleashed a three-week experimental transgender education program on these boys, with really inappropriate videos. The kids were confused. These are 8- and 9-year-olds, Glenn. They have no idea what the school is even talking about with the trans thing. They got really in-depth, with really in-your-face videos — and then parents complained. And the school did something it hasn't done in its 400-year history, which was they apologized. Even they realized they had done wrong," Megyn explained.

"But, then I said to my son a year later, so did they ever round back to the trans thing? Like, whatever happened with it? And he said ... they bring it up every week. ... [They ask] how many people here still feel confident that they're a boy? Do you still feel sure you're a boy?" she continued. "This is not support. This is not nonbullying. This is indoctrination. And it's deeply confusing to the children, and wrong."

Megyn went on to give examples of how she's seen trans ideology turn "support, nonbullying, kindness, friendship, allyship, on its head."

"The absolute surrender of the medical community to this insanity is a scourge on this nation. It's disgusting what is happening with our doctors," she added. "There are people who are legitimately transgender, or who have gender dysphoria. And for those people, we should be supportive and they should get the care that they need. But what we've done instead, is taken everyone who expresses any kind of gender confusion and said, you're trans. You're trans. And we have our psychiatrists doing this."

"It's crazy," Megyn asserted. "The fact that we're doing this so willy-nilly in the name of allyship and support, it's abusive. It's criminal."

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"Never forget" is not only a tribute to those we've lost, it's a warning that it could happen AGAIN. On "Glenn TV" Wednesday, Glenn Beck looks back 20 years ago to the modern generation's Pearl Harbor moment. A day of infamy we're STILL feeling repercussions from.

But in remembering 9/11, we need to look toward the future because the Biden administration is setting us up for the NEXT 9/11. They bungled the Afghanistan withdrawal, and now we have video of top al Qaeda commanders — who served with Osama bin Laden — returning to the country. But could America survive another terror attack?

Glenn asks former NYC Mayor Rudy Giuliani, the leader who brought America back from the brink. He tells Glenn about the moment he learned the Twin Towers were struck, the actions he took to prevent more terrorism, and if he thinks NYC could survive another attack under Mayor de Blasio's leadership.

Glenn is also joined by Rev. Johnnie Moore, author of "The Next Jihad." He warns that Biden's policies in the Middle East are Obama 2.0, and "if you thought ISIS was bad, you haven't seen anything yet. We must keep our eyes on Iran."

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