Glenn on Glenn: You are such an egomaniac!

This morning on radio Glenn talked about his church experience in Utah yesterday, a cautionary tale about listening when God speaks. Glenn believed he was being led to do something a bit unusual, but resisted to urge, referring to himself as an ‘egomaniac’ if he were to follow through. What was the task and what happened?

Sunday morning, Glenn was ready to walk out there door when he felt a prompting to bring a suitcase he has with a predecessor to the Emancipation Proclamation, Joseph Smith’s pocket watch, and Walt Disney’s Disneyland Prospectus.

“I'm getting ready to go to church and I think, ‘Bring the suitcase because the Lincoln thing should be shared.’ And I immediately think, what kind of egomaniac are you?” Glenn said. “And so I rejected it immediately. And then I thought about it again and I thought, ‘What?’ An egomaniac. What am I going to ‑‑ I'm not going to say anything. I completely dismiss it,”

“As I'm getting ready to walk out, that suitcase is there, security is still at the house and that suitcase is still there and I look at it and I think, just put it in the car and lock it in the car. And I'm thinking, well, that's even, that's more ridiculous. It's safer here at the house; why would it ‑‑ so anyway, I reject it.”

But when Glenn got to church, the Bishop came up asked asked him to be the special guest speaker for the service. Glenn quickly tried to text his security team to see if they could get the suitcase so he could talk about it, but no one could get it in time.

Without the suitcase, Glenn started to write a short little speech. However, the person who was supposed to speak in front of him ended up saying everything he wrote down.

"I just start writing a little speech. Well, somebody gets up before me and starts talking, and he fills the whole space. But here's what happened: He fills the space and I point to Tania. As he's saying stuff, I point to Tania and I'm like, look what he's saying. I just wrote that down. I was going to say that. He said something else and I pointed to Tania and I'm like, 'I was going to say that.'" Glenn said.

"Everything that he was saying I was going to cover. It ends up, I didn't speak. They ran out of time. So I didn't speak," he said.

"I go home. I wrote a note to the bishop and I said, I've learned an important lesson here, of arrogance and obedience. And it's the opposite lesson I thought I was going to learn," Glenn explained. "I'm arrogant because my mind is not God's mind. I have no idea. I heard it twice ‑‑ I actually heard it three times: Go put that in the car. And I didn't do it. Arrogance and obedience."

But why is this lesson so important now? Glenn said we're approaching what he believes are "emergency times" when you'll hear messages from Him and you'll need to act because others are depending on you.

"Here's the thing, however: I believe we're entering an emergency time. I believe we're headed for really tough times and this is nothing new coming from me, but I believe we're headed for tough times, and just like your dad, if the house is on fire, your dad will say to you, 'Go run and go get the neighbor.' He doesn't want you to say, 'Well, why? What is the neighbor going to do?' Go get the neighbor! Dad knows what he's doing to put the fire out. The kids don't necessarily understand that. Dad has no time for us to here it. 'Well, son, here's what I'm going to...' 'Go get the damn neighbor!' Is what Dad is saying. Go pick that up and put it in your car.' 'But Dad, why are we going to ‑‑ they're not going to ask me to...' 'Go pick it up and put it in your car.'"

"There's going to come a time when things make absolutely no sense to you at all. Do it. Because there is someone else that is depending on you doing it. And the other lesson is, he had somebody else deliver the message that he told me to deliver. There's somebody else. He's not going to be frustrated. Somebody else will do it. Don't be the one that dropped the ball," Glenn said.

Terry Trobiani owns Gianelli's Drive Thru in Prairie Grove, Illinois, where he put up a row of American flags for the Fourth of July. But the city claimed he was displaying two of them improperly and issued him a $100 ticket for each flag.

Terry joined Glenn Beck on the radio program Tuesday to explain what he believes really happened. He told Glenn that, according to city ordinance, the American flag is considered "ornamental" and should therefore have been permitted on a federal holiday. But the city has now classified the flag as a "sign."

"Apparently, the village of Prairie Grove has classified the American flag as a sign and they've taken away the symbol of the American flag," Terry said. "So, as a sign, it falls under their temporary sign ordinance, which prohibits any flying, or any positioning of signs on your property — and now this includes the American flag. [...] The only way I could fly the American flag on my property is if I put it on a permanent 20 to 30-foot flagpole, which they have to permit."

Terry went on to explain how the city is now demanding an apology for his actions, and all after more than a year of small-business crushing COVID restrictions and government mandates.

"COVID was tough," Terry stated. "You know, we're in the restaurant business. COVID was tough on us. We succeeded. We made it through. We cut a lot of things, but we never cut an employee. We paid all our employees. I didn't take a paycheck for a year just to keep our employees on, because it was that important to me to keep things going. And, you know, you fight for a year, and you beat a pandemic, and then you have this little municipality with five trustees and a president, who just have no respect for small businesses. And right now, what I see is they have no respect for the republic and the United States ... I think it's terrible. The direction that government, at all levels, have taken us to this point, it's despicable."

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The Biden administration is now doing everything it can to censor what it has decided is COVID-19 "misinformation." But Glenn Beck isn't confident that the silencing of voices will stop there.

Yeonmi Park grew up in North Korea, where there is no freedom of speech, and she joined Glenn to warn that America must not let this freedom go.

"Whenever authoritarianism rises, the first thing they go after is freedom of speech," she said.

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Most self-proclaimed Marxists know very little about Marxism. Some of them have all the buzzwords memorized. They talk about the exploits of labor. They talk about the slavery of capitalist society and the alienation caused by capital. They talk about the evils of power and domination.

But they don't actually believe what they say. Or else they wouldn't be such violent hypocrites. And we're not being dramatic when we say "violent."

For them, Marxism is a political tool that they use to degrade and annoy their political enemies.

They don't actually care about the working class.

Another important thing to remember about Marxists is that they talk about how they want to defend the working class, but they don't actually understand the working class. They definitely don't realize that the working class is composed mostly of so many of the people they hate. Because, here's the thing, they don't actually care about the working class. Or the middle class. They wouldn't have the slightest clue how to actually work, not the way we do. For them, work involves ranting about how work and labor are evil.

Ironically, if their communist utopia actually arrived, they would be the first ones against the wall. Because they have nothing to offer except dissent. They have no practical use and no real connection to reality.

Again ironically, they are the ultimate proof of the success of capitalism. The fact that they can freely call for its demise, in tweets that they send from their capitalistic iPhones, is proof that capitalism affords them tremendous luxuries.

Their specialty is complaining. They are fanatics of a religion that is endlessly cynical.

They sneer at Christianity for promising Heaven in exchange for good deeds on earth — which is a terrible description of Christianity, but it's what they actually believe — and at the same time they criticize Christianity for promising a utopia, they give their unconditional devotion to a religion that promises a utopia.

They are fanatics of a religion that is endlessly cynical.

They think capitalism has turned us into machines. Which is a bad interpretation of Marx's concept of the General Intellect, the idea that humans are the ones who create machines, so humans, not God, are the creators.

They think that the only way to achieve the perfect society is by radically changing and even destroying the current society. It's what they mean when they say things about the "status quo" and "hegemony" and the "established order." They believe that the system is broken and the way to fix it is to destroy, destroy, destroy.

Critical race theory actually takes it a step farther. It tells us that the racist system can never be changed. That racism is the original sin that white people can never overcome. Of course, critical race theorists suggest "alternative institutions," but these "alternative institutions" are basically the same as the ones we have now, only less effective and actually racist.

Marx's violent revolution never happened. Or at least it never succeeded. Marx's followers have had to take a different approach. And now, we are living through the Revolution of Constant Whining.

This post is part of a series on critical race theory. Read the full series here.

Americans are losing faith in our justice system and the idea that legal consequences are applied equally — even to powerful elites in office.

Rep. Devin Nunes (R-CA) joined Glenn Beck on the radio program to detail what he believes will come next with the Durham investigation, which hopefully will provide answers to the Obama FBI's alleged attempts to sabotage former President Donald Trump and his campaign years ago.

Rep. Nunes and Glenn assert that we know Trump did NOT collude with Russia, and that several members of the FBI possibly committed huge abuses of power. So, when will we see justice?

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