Glenn: God is the answer

Between the government shutdown, the debt ceiling debate, the fight to defund Obamacare, and the current state of Washington, it is difficult to find much hope. On radio this morning, Glenn explained that it is time for the left and right to come together on the things that can unite us against the progressive element on both sides of the aisle, and we must look to God for the guidance and answers.

“We told you their intent. Fundamentally transform the United States of America. Redistribute the wealth. I told you that they see us as the wealthiest 1% of the world. So even the poorest among us are going to get hammered,” Glenn said. “The ship has already sailed, and they're counting on the power and the philosophies and the traps of men. There is only one way to beat it and that is to be absolutely clean; to do the right thing; to do the hard thing; to stick together; to be with like‑minded people that you think at least will stand when it comes time to stand; to be people of peace.”

You know, you can take and look at the correlation of when the Western world started to slide off the cliff. The Western world started to slide off the cliff when we started to lose our faith. Look what happened in the late 1700s and early 1800s. Look at that 150 or 200‑year period. For the first time in and around 1800, the world saw the individual for the very first time. We ended slavery, and the West declared slavery was wrong. Some lasted longer than others. We lasted longer here. Some just gave it up, some had wars over it, but we did it because we saw the power of the individual. That was a new idea. We went from candles and fire to heat and electricity. We went from drilling holes in people's heads to penicillin. We changed the world.

Why? What happened? I contend it is God. People found a real understanding of all men are created equal. You don't have to believe in God, but that is an important thing. All men are created equal.

Now, the reason why the French Revolution lost is because they went on to say all men are equal. No, they're not. They don't have equal outcome. They're created equal, so everybody gets their fair shot. Once you say all men are equal, well, then you've got a problem because once you start to look at wealth and everything else and equal outcome, then somebody has to change the rules to make it work right for somebody else. No. No, what we had was everybody is an individual and everybody has to stand on their own two feet. But then you couple that with faith, which taught charity. It is the Judeo‑Christian value of charity. And the Judeo‑Christian value of the power of the individual, that God loves each of us and created each of us as individuals. And he loves each of us. Good or bad, black or white, we're all his children. All of us. And it's for him to settle those scores. It's for us to try to do the right thing.

When you couple those two things in, all of a sudden invention kicks in. All of a sudden goodness carries the day. We've lost that. And anybody who tells you differently, I mean, look, I'm not on a mission. I'm not a preacher. I'm the worst guy to come and talk to you about these things. And these are the things that I've never wanted to do. I get up every day and I have to change this. But I get up every day and I don't want to do it. I don't want to do it. Somebody wrote to me and said, man, your ambition and the things that you're doing, I just don't want to do them. Well, neither do I.

So what drives me? I feel compelled to because I've been given much. I've been given freedom. I've been given an opportunity to wipe the mistakes of my past away. I've been given the opportunity to be who I want to be. And it's irresponsible. No, it's grotesque for me not to put every dime of everything I have, every breath that I have into that.

As I was sitting last night again at the hospital with my son, last week I was in the hospital with my daughter and last night I had to take Raphe to the hospital. He fell and he cut his head open. And I was sitting there and quite honestly, I was trying to make him think of anything, anything but getting stitches in the back of his head. And so quite honestly, not to be crude, after we prayed, I started telling him fart jokes because he's 9. And fart jokes work at 9. And so we were readying the torpedoes and launching them away because that's what kept him smiling and laughing. I got home and I thought, strangely, that's one of the best memories I have right now. I'd rather do that than anything else, just be with my family and just laugh and be there.

We're all in this together. The message is simple: Decency, honor, integrity, goodness, kindness, charity. God is the answer. Anything else will take you off course. And we will slip into the history books as a once‑great nation and a once‑great people. I'm not going to be a part of that. We can win because, if we are on God's side, who could possibly defeat him?

Countless leaders on the left are now arguing that removing President Donald Trump from office won't be enough — they're now calling for the president's "cult-like" supporters to be "deprogrammed." And it's not just fringe politicians.

During an appearance on "Real Time with Bill Maher" last week, former NBC anchor Katie Couric said, "The question is, how are we going to really almost deprogram these people who have signed up for the cult of Trump."

Former Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton and Democratic Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi questioned whether the nation needs "a 9/11-type commission" to determine whether President Trump was colluding with Russian President Vladimir Putin "the day that the insurgents invaded our Capitol." Clinton also made sure to include her favorite "deplorables" in her unsubstantiated conspiracy theory:

"But we now know that not just [Trump] but his enablers, his accomplices, his cult members, have the same disregard for democracy," Clinton said to Pelosi.

Washington Post columnist Eugene Robinson and New York Times Magazine's Nikole Hannah-Jones agreed that there is a need for "millions of Americans, almost all white, almost all Republicans" to be deprogrammed and punished, during an MSNBC interview last week.

Now, a story from the Washington Post is also preaching that narrative and even added that we need more restrictions for conservatives on social media and in the broadcast industry.

"So now we have to be deprogrammed? We've heard this over and over and over and over again, for months," said Glenn Beck on the radio program Tuesday. He read through the shocking details of the Washington Post op-ed and discussed the extraordinary dangers of the latest anti-conservative movement in America.

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As calls for censorship and restrictions against conservative voices get louder, Glenn Beck said he feels an "awesome responsibility" to speak, not the words he'd personally like to say, but those he believes the Lord would want him to share.

"It's an awesome responsibility, and one that I am not worthy of," Glenn said. "I want to say ... what He wants me to say. And I have to listen very carefully, because I feel the same way you do. But that will get us nowhere."

Glenn said it's time for Americans who are awake — not woke — to come together, no matter which side of the political aisle you're on, and stand with the truth.

"We are the Alamo, we will stand. But we desperately, desperately need you," Glenn said. "We need the people who are awake — not woke — awake. You may disagree with us. We are your allies, not your enemies. And if you will not stand with us in our hour of need, there will be no one left to stand with you in your hour of need. We must all come together, anyone who is awake."

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The incoming Biden administration plans to waste no time in overturning much of the progress achieved by President Donald Trump.

On his radio program Monday, Glenn Beck ran through 10 executive orders President Joe Biden plans to announce on "day one" of his time in office — including rejoining the Paris climate accord, canceling the Keystone pipeline, mask mandates on federal land and during interstate travel, and a proposed federal minimum wage of $15 an hour.

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Eric Weinstein, managing director of investment firm Thiel Capital and host of "The Portal" podcast, is not a conservative, but he says conservative and center-right-affiliated media are the only ones who will still allow oppositional voices.

On "The Glenn Beck Podcast" this week, Eric told Glenn that the center-left media, which "controls the official version of events for the country," once welcomed him, but that all changed about eight years ago when they started avoiding any kind of criticism by branding those who disagree with them as "alt-right, far-right, neo-Nazi, etc.," even if they are coming from the left side of the aisle. But their efforts to discredit critical opinions don't stop there. According to Eric, there is a strategy being employed to destroy our national culture and make sure Americans with opposing views do not come together.

"We're trifling with the disillusionment of our national culture. And our national culture is what animates the country. If we lose the culture, the documents will not save us," Eric said. "I have a very strongly strategic perspective, which is that you save things up for an emergency. Well, we're there now."

In the clip below, Eric explains why, after many requests over the last few years, he finally agreed to this podcast.

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