Glenn explains why we are the ‘board of directors’ that ‘can change the path’ of the GOP

On last night’s Glenn Beck Program, Glenn revealed a story that was over a year in the making. Just weeks before the 2012 election, Glenn announced on his radio program that he had learned of “the biggest news story is going on,” but he chose not to divulge the information in order to maintain peace ahead of the election.

So what was the story?

Around this time last year, the establishment GOP tried desperately to take the wind out of the sails of the conservative and libertarian movement, by going after FreedomWorks in what Glenn referred to as a “hostile takeover.” Last August, Glenn received a phone call from Matt Kibbe right after he had been forcibly removed from his office by armed guards. GOP operatives had influence within the FreedomWorks ranks and, once Kibbe had returned to FreedomWorks, it took several months to rid the organization of their power.

Glenn explains how the situation unfolded in the clip below:

On radio this morning, Glenn elaborated on why now was the time to tell this story. When you look at the in-fighting and corruption within the GOP between the establishment Republicans and the more conservative members of the party, a situation very similar to what happened at FreedomWorks last year begins to unfold.

“Now, I didn't say anything about it during the election because it took about a week to get [Kibbe] back in [FreedomWorks], maybe just a couple of days… And I didn't say anything because, quite honestly, I looked at my wife when I first heard it, and I said, ‘We're done.’ If they can do this, these guys can do anything. And it just took the wind out of my sails for about two weeks,” Glenn said. “And I didn't want to tell you because I didn't want you to be hammered because it was being fixed. But I told you on the air, there is something happening behind the scenes that I think is the most important political story to happen in the year. And it's happening right now and nobody knows about it. And someday I will tell you about it. That's what I said on the air, and I said it several times.”

In the lead up to the 2012 election, Glenn didn’t feel releasing the story served any purpose. Other outlets reported various versions of the story, but it didn’t gain much traction. Today, however, in the midst of stories about Republicans turning on one another and calling each other names, the incident takes on a whole new meaning.

“But I never said anything about it [then] because it didn't serve a purpose at that point,” Glenn said. “It does now because what is happening in the GOP, in the Senate to Ted Cruz and to Mike Lee, and in the House of Representatives to all of those who are standing up for the Constitution, and [it is] being done by people like Mitch McConnell, John McCain, Lindsey Graham, John Cornyn, John Boehner, all of those guys. What's being done right now is what they tried to do to FreedomWorks.”

FreedomWorks was able to reclaim its identity and get itself back on track. Its board of directors elected to reinstate Matt Kibbe as CEO, and slowly but surely the non-conservative/libertarian elements of the group began to leave. The American people find themselves in a very similar situation. We are the board of directors, and it is our turn to make a decision about the future of the Republican Party.

“And you are the board of directors. You are the ones that can change the path. So, when I said to you last week, ‘Defund the GOP.’ This is why I said it. You are the board of directors. The board of directors opened their eyes to all of this, because they [knew], ‘We got nothing,’” Glenn said. “That's why I am coming to you, the board of directors, and saying, ‘Is the [GOP] ranchers in your cattle?’ Because that's the way they look at you. They don't want the choices coming from you. They want to give you the choices. They say, ‘This guy or this guy.’ And you say, ‘The lesser of two evils. I guess I'll take that guy.’ That's the way they want it. They don't like it that you picked somebody from the ranks that they don't have control over. And this is the end game. Just like it was with FreedomWorks.”

“If FreedomWorks would have lost that, it would have meant that we would have been destroyed. All of the work they had done, all of the work and a lot of the credibility that the Tea Party had and everything else would have all been destroyed, would have all been gone,” he continued. “Because it would have been then a GOP operative and we would have had to start all over again. And we would have lost years. Years. And I'm telling you, the same thing is happening now. But if the board of directors, you, stand up, and you know what's the going on, and you know who the bad guys are. And you know who they are. But they are trying to convince you that you have no power.”

The John Cornyns, the Lindsey Grahams, the Mitch McConnells, the John Boehners, have all worked years and years and years to gain their status and power and they are not about to go down without a fight. But many of them are up for re-election this year, and it is your turn to decide.

“They want you to feel like you are powerless. You can't do it. You will never make it. And if they win, it means that it will be just a GOP that goes against all of the Constitution. And we will lose years, if not lose the fight. This fight in Washington is not about the President. It is not even about the debt. It is about the Constitution,” Glenn said. “It's not even about fairness. It's about an equal shot. It's about everybody being free to be able to do and follow the desires of their heart… It's not about debt. It's about bottom up control. We the people, equal justice, and equal chance because all men are created equal. We just want the chance to be who we believe we can be.”

2021 was a turning point for public education in America. Remote learning revealed to parents what public schools were force-feeding their kids — everything from critical race theory to the existence of infinite genders — while performance in subjects like math and reading fell across the board.

Now, school boards and teachers' unions are facing a tidal wave of parents who want to take the reins back. But school wasn’t always like this. Glenn Beck takes us back to a time before the Department of Education and asks the question: “Are our schools getting better or worse?”

American Federation for Children senior fellow Corey DeAngelis joins to expose who’s actually benefitting from our public school system — and it’s not our kids. And former Secretary of Education under President Trump Betsy DeVos explains why it’s time to abolish the department she once headed, what stopped her from doing so, and how parents can make a big difference.

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The Associated Press has issued a dire warning for abortion providers ahead of the Supreme Court's decision on Roe v. Wade.

According to an article titled "'Heightened alert’: Abortion providers brace for ruling," abortion clinics nationwide are expecting an increase in "protests, harassment, and other violence ... in states where abortion remains legal" if Roe v. Wade is overturned — as a draft opinion leaked in May suggested is likely to happen.

"On the night of last winter’s arguments before the U.S. Supreme Court in a case that could end the nationwide right to abortion, people gathered outside a clinic in New Jersey with lawn chairs, a cooler and a flaming torch — a sight that brought to mind lynchings and other horrors of the country’s racist past," the AP article began.

The article did go on to cite two incidents of extreme anti-abortion violence — "the 1993 killing of Dr. David Gunn outside a Florida abortion clinic [and] the 2015 fatal shooting of three people inside a Colorado Planned Parenthood." But there was almost no mention of the ongoing attacks on pregnancy crisis centers by pro-choice activists, including the violent group that calls itself "Jane’s Revenge."

On the radio program, Glenn Beck noted that the closest the current administration has come to calling out Jane’s Revenge was when the Department of Homeland Security published a terror advisory warning of crime on both sides of the Roe v. Wade debate earlier this month. But when was the last time you heard about violent attacks on pro-life centers in the corporate media? There have been several instances of violence by pro-choice proponents, and the Biden administration remains silent.

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GLENN: Now the righteous generation of the woke has reached such a level of holiness that it cannot possibly be contaminated by name of a less righteous monster like George Washington. Student insists the university must break its ties with white supremacy and systematic racism by canceling its 200 year old name and renaming it. Are you ready? Malcolm X University.

Disney-owned Pixar's latest animated film "Lightyear" was expected to blast off last weekend, but ended up falling way short of box office expectations.

Box office analysts expected the "Toy Story" spin-off to gross $70 million and $85 million domestically and $50-60 million in offshore markets, despite having been barred in at least 14 countries over a controversial same-sex kissing scene, but the film's total haul worldwide wound up at $85.6 million.

Earlier this year, the controversial kissing scene was apparently cut from the film, but the Disney corporation made a show of reinstating it in March amid outrage over Florida Governor Ron DeSantis' (R) Parental Rights in Education bill.

Now, why would such a woke movie flop at the box office on its opening weekend?

"Blame the fact that it doesn’t appeal to girls, blame Disney+ for stealing family moviegoers, blame the lack of an ensemble Toy Story cast, heck, blame everything as Disney/Pixar’s Lightyear didn’t do its magic by internal studio or industry standards this weekend with $51M, close to a third below its lowest $70M pre-release projection," said Deadline.com.

"Variety" lamented that the film's lofty "ambitions were thwarted by heightened competition from Universal’s behemoth 'Jurassic World: Dominion' and Paramount’s high-flying 'Top Gun: Maverick,' as well as little intrigue to watch a slightly esoteric origin story about Buzz Lightyear."

AV Club guessed that maybe "longtime fans have simply grown up and moved on and/or gotten tougher to please."

Both Vanity Fair and Movie Web seemed to think the problem was with the movie's "high concept premise" of making a film based on a film that was supposed to have inspired the Buzz Lightyear toy in "Toy Story."

On the radio program Monday, Glenn Beck, Stu Burguiere, and Pat Gray weren't afraid to call out the obvious reason Disney's latest film fell flat: Parents are just tired of woke politics in their children's movies. It's really not that hard to figure out, Disney.

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