Read a letter from "The Forgotten Man"

Glenn has talked a lot on his radio show the past few days about the idea of the "forgotten man" - the everyday American who has been left out of the political process so that progressives can satisfy their bases. It's the person who has money taken out of their paychecks that go towards programs and policies that keep the Harry Reids, Nancy Pelosis, and John McCains of the world in office. It's the millions of Americans who just want to be decent to one another, to use common sense, and stay out of the games being played in Washington. Over the weekend, one listener wrote into the show to express their frustration at being a "forgotten man".

Dear Glenn,

I heard you talk about the forgotten man last week. You were talking about me. You were talking about us. I'm the farmer in Iowa, I'm a school bus driver in Tennessee, I'm a travelling salesman in Texas, I'm not rich I'm not poor. I'm not from the East Coast or the West Coast. I was not at the top of my class and I didn't occupy the bottom spot. I live, work, and raise my family somewhere in between. And that is why I am the forgotten man. Some call me middle class. Some think I’m average. Most think I'm ordinary. I'm none of these. Is the man who spends 14 hours a day in the field to help feed your family ordinary? Is the school bus driver who knows every kid by name and who also works on weekend to help feed her family, is she average? Is the salesman that drives from Dallas to Amarillo and ask his client, Mary, about her son who has been in the hospital so many times and gives her a had you gone as tears stream down her cheeks. Is he ordinary? Is he average? No, we are not average or ordinary and we don't just occupy the middle. We're so much more than that. And we are forgotten. And some say the rich are too rich and the poor are too poor. Where I live, we don't measure people by what they have or don't have. We don't measure them by what they say. We measure people by what they do, by how they treat their neighbor and by the most important possession they have, we find out what's in their heart.

We do pay attention to what is and mostly what isn't happening in Washington, D.C. these days and in New York and in Hollywood and we chuckle because we know the answers to our nation's problems won't come from Pennsylvania Avenue or Wall Street or from Hollywood and Vine. The answers are already right here. The answers are on main street on maple street on route 14 or farm to market 141. But nobody big important, I guess, ever drives those roads. Just those of us who are forgotten.

Before I wrote to you, I did a little research. The New York Times has a daily subscription for both paper and digital editions of 1.8 million subscribers and on Sunday it’s 2.3 million. My math tells me that's an average of 2 million readers. Has anybody ever wondered what the other 328 million Americans are thinking about? I guess not.

I'm the forgotten man.

"The media...they heralded, heralded Occupy Wall Street. 'These are just good people, so fed up with the system that they just went and raped in the parks, crapped in the parks'. But the media is not really taking the side of our veterans, are they?" Glenn asked.

"The veterans who just reached a boiling point yesterday and said, ‘I'm not going to take it. This World War II monument we built with our money, it was not taxpayer money. It's not maintained by the federal government. It's ours.’ And they gently took the barricades down and stacked them up. Didn't throw them over fences, didn't do anything. Just took them and stacked them up and put them to the White House with a note, return to sender. Nobody is willing to -- Nobody is willing to -- nobody is willing to go out and say, look at what these guys did. You know why? Because the forgotten man, the man in the middle, the average person, they agree with the vets. They know who they are because they are the forgotten man.

As the Senate prepares for former President Trump's second impeachment trial, many are asking whether it's constitutional to try a president after leaving office. Alan Dershowitz, lawyer and host of the of "The Dershow," joined Glenn Beck on the radio program to talk about the legal battles Trump still faces.

Dershowitz said he believes the Senate doesn't have the authority to convict Trump, now that he's a private citizen again, and thus can't use impeachment to bar him from running for office again.

"The Constitution says the purpose of impeachment is to remove somebody. He [Trump] is out of office. There's nothing left to do.
It doesn't say you can impeach him to disqualify him for the future. It says, if you remove him you can then add disqualification, but you can't just impeach somebody to disqualify them," Dershowitz said.

"The Senate can't try ordinary citizens. So once you're an ordinary citizen, you get tried only in the courts, not in the Senate. So it's clearly unconstitutional," he added.

Dershowitz, who served on Trump's legal team during the first impeachment trial, also discussed whether he thinks Trump is legally (or even just ethically) responsible for the Capitol riot earlier this month, and whether those engaging in violence could be considered "domestic terrorists."

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A new, shocking CBS News poll shows that the majority of Americans believe they're facing a new enemy: other Americans.

More than two-thirds of poll respondents said they believe democracy in the U.S. is "threatened," and 54% said "other people in America" are the "biggest threat to the American way of life," rather than economic factors, viruses, natural disasters, or foreign actors.

Will it be possible to unite our nation with statistics like that? On "The Glenn Beck Radio Program," Glenn and Stu discussed the poll numbers and what they mean for our future.

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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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