We have a choice: Love or Hate

Glenn recounts a recent incident that he’s seen too many times. Walking down the street, with his family, and someone who disagrees with him politically starts viciously berating him. Pat was also with Glenn and wanted to give this person a piece of his mind - how did Glenn respond? The way he hopes to teach his kids how to respond.

Glenn explained that during a trip to Anchorage with Pat and his family for an event, a woman started yelling at him and calling him a "hater" and a "racist". He was walking with Pat, his son Raphe, and his small security team.

As security moved to get Glenn and Raphe to safety, Glenn stopped and simply responded to her: I love you.

At first she was undeterred, but after three times of her shouting and Glenn only responding with love she stopped.

"What was true in the end, if we were both stripped down and we had nothing but the essence of who we are, it is true. If we were both at the pearly gates, we wouldn't be arguing about politics. I would tell her I love her. If she were laying in the streets bleeding to death, I would help her."

"When you get down and you have nothing left, that's when you realize you're either love or hate. And I refuse to be hate. I don't want it. I don't want it in my life. I'm tired. I'm tired of it. And love has an amazing power."

"We think we're not teaching our kids. We think we've blown it. Well, here's your opportunity. My son, I don't know what my children are going to think. I really don't. We shield them from an awful lot, and maybe I'm making the same mistake that so many of us make on September 11th. I think I'm protecting them, but maybe I'm not. My son said, 'why, dad? Why do people say that about you?' I said that I had the strength to say that because of my son. I wanted him to know. I wanted him to see the difference. How do you respond? I wanted him to see hatred and love side by side and let him choose. Which did he want?"

"Day before yesterday, I come home, I'm dead‑tired after the show, long day, not feeling well, and I get home and I have meetings that night at the house. The guys from the offices in New York are in. We're working on so many different things and my wife had just said, 'This is the last meeting at the house.' And I said, 'I know, honey.' She said, 'We've got to have the family time.' I said, 'I know.' And she was right. And we eat and then I go into my office and Joe writes and says, 'Glenn, we can pull this off if you can find the trucks' and so I tweet from my office. And I call my wife in and I said, 'Honey, I think we're going to go to Oklahoma tonight.'"

"Now, it's 8:00. Just finishing up my meeting. Supposed to read to my son. We're on I think Book 7 of the Lemony Snicket. And I go into my bedroom and I start to pack. And my son comes in and he's in his pajamas and he's holding his Series of Unfortunate Events in his hand and in such an honest way, he comes in and he said, 'Dad, why do you have to leave?'"

"I got down on my knees with him and I said, 'Do you see the pictures that we watched together on television when I came home? Do you see what's happening?' He said yes. And I said, 'That's not just something on television. That's real. And those people don't have any food. They don't have any water. They don't have anything. Their dads can't tuck them into bed and read to them. I have to go because that's what we're supposed to do, Raphe.' So proud of him. He just gave me a hug, told me he loved me, and I told him I loved him and we'd read tomorrow night."

"I got home yesterday blurry‑eyed. I could barely stay awake. I read to him. I'm not sure if the book completely made sense the way I was reading it. I don't know if you've ever read to your kids when you're really, really tired and you're like, 'And then cat... fishbowl... I put on my pants...'."

"But we teach our kids. We teach our kids exactly who we are, by what we do and what we say. They are always watching."

During his campaign, President Joe Biden survived scandal after scandal involving his son Hunter — the Ukraine/Burisma scandal, the laptop scandal, the one involving a stripper from Arkansas and a long-lost child. And yet, after it all appeared to have been swept under the rug, Hunter has now released a memoir — "Beautiful Things."

Filling in for Glenn Beck on the radio program this week, Pat Gray and Stu Burguiere discussed Hunter's "horrible" response when asked on "CBS This Morning" if the laptop seized by the FBI in 2019 belonged to him and reviewed a few segments from his new book, which they agreed raises the question: Is Hunter trying to sabotage his father's career?

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Countless corporations — from Delta Air Lines, Coca-Cola, and Porsche to UPS and LinkedIn — are calling out the Georgia voting laws, calling them "restrictive," "racist," and "discriminative." Meanwhile, words like "stakeholder" and "equitable" are starting to show up in their arguments.

On the radio program, Glenn Beck gave the "decoder ring" for what's really going on here, because our society is being completely redesigned in front of our eyes.

There's a reason why all these big businesses are speaking out now, and it has very little to do with genuine ideology, Glenn explained. It's all about ESG scores and forcing "compliance" through the monetization of social justice.

Glenn went on to detail exactly what ESG scores are, how they're calculated, and why these social credit scores explain the latest moves from "woke" companies.

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Dallas Jenkins is a storyteller — and he's telling the most important story of all time in a way that many believed was impossible.

Jenkins is the creator of "The Chosen," a free, crowdfunded series about the life of Jesus that rivals Hollywood productions. And Season 2 could not have arrived at a better time — on Easter weekend 2021. Church attendance has dropped, people are hungry for something bigger than all of us, and many are choosing social justice activism, political parties, or even the climate change movement as "religions" over God.

This Easter weekend, Jenkins joined Glenn on the "Glenn Beck Podcast" to discuss the aspects of Jesus that often get overlooked and break through the misconceptions about who Jesus really is to paint a clear picture of why America needs Emmanuel, "God with us," now more than ever.

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Award-winning investigative journalist Lara Logan joined Glenn Beck on the radio program this week to argue the Biden administration's border crisis is "enabling" drug cartels, allowing them to exploit migrants, use border wall construction roads, and cross the border much more easily.

Lara, who has witnessed and experienced firsthand some of the worst violence around the world as a war correspondent for CBS News, told Glenn it's "not an overstatement" to call the cartels in Mexico "the most violent and powerful criminal organizations on the face of the earth." And while they're "at war with us, we've been asleep at the wheel."

But Lara also offers solutions that the U.S. can enact to stop these horrific atrocities.

"There's more than 30,000 Mexican civilians who are massacred every year in Mexico by the cartels. And that's just the bodies that the Mexican government owns up to or knows about, right?" Lara said. "There's Mexicans buried in unmarked mass graves all across the country. I mean, everyone knows that the violence of the cartels is not like anything anyone has ever seen before. It even pales in comparison to, at times, to what terrorist groups like ISIS have done."

Lara went on to explain some of the unspeakable acts of violence and murder that occur at the hands of the Mexican cartels — 98% of which go uninvestigated.

"That's not unprosecuted, Glenn. That's uninvestigated," Lara emphasized. "[Cartels] operate with impunity. So the law enforcement guy, the policemen, the marine, the National Guardsmen, who are trying to do the right thing, who are not in the pocket of the cartels — what chance do those guys have? They've got no chance. You know where they end up? In one of those unmarked graves."

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