‘We got it covered’: Illinois town turns down FEMA aid after devastating tornados

Following the devastating tornadoes that swept through the Midwest last weekend, Glenn shared that Mercury One had made its way to the areas most effected by the storms and were working with local churches and organizations to assist in any way possible. On radio this morning, Glenn was able to share some “really good news” about the rebuilding efforts.

“By the way really good news on that. In Illinois, there are two things that I have to share with you from Mercury One,” Glenn said. “Mercury One has been on the ground, and they are in the worse devastation.”

The first thing Glenn wanted to share involved an incredible photograph that was taken outside a church:

The church has been so inundated with donations they actually no longer have space to store everything. Instead, the church is asking that donations be given to other churches and organizations in the area.

“Have you seen that in America,” Glenn asked. “That is because of people actually helping one another. This particular church was because Mercury One was there, and it is because of what you donated. One of the first stops was here, and they said, ‘We don’t need anything else. We are totally set. Please take it someplace else.’ So we are taking care of – I shouldn't say we – you are taking care of people.”

Part of the mission of Mercury One is to allow the private sector, the individual to provide aide to those in need, so that we aren’t relying on the federal government and FEMA to bail us out when disasters strike.

“Mercury One’s goal was, at some point, to be able to create the America that we were in the 1920s before Herbert Hoover,” Glenn explained. “There was a huge flood [in 1927], and [then-Secreaty of Commerce] Hoover decided he needed to send trucks down to help the south with this really nasty flood. When the trucks came, the people actually met those trucks in the streets with guns and said, ‘Turn your federal trucks around. We don't need you here. We don't want you here. We are a community that takes care of ourselves.’ And they actually turned the trucks and sent them back home to Washington.”

Yesterday in Illinois, a very similar situation unfolded. The FEMA trucks arrived at a church that some Mercury One volunteers happened to be at, the townspeople told the FEMA workers their help was not needed.

“[FEMA] said well, ‘We're here to help,’” Glenn explained. “[The community] said, ‘We got it covered. Our community has come together. We have it covered. Go find someplace else. Turn your trucks around. We don't need you here. That's our job.’ Success, America. Success.”

“That's pretty amazing,” Pat said, “because the devastation there was almost total.”

“People couldn't find their own streets. They didn't know where anything was. It was all gone,” Glenn agreed. “That's fantastic! I wanted to give you some good news here.”

On "Glenn TV" this week, Megyn Kelly, host of the "Megyn Kelly Show," told Glenn Beck she believes the Democrats' talk of unity is "all nonsense" and forecasted the "death of journalism" under a Biden administration.

Megyn cited President Joe Biden's unwillingness to make concessions that would help unify Democrats and Republicans as an example of how much he actually cares about unity, and added that, while she's all for lowering the political temperature in America, she also believes there are some personal freedoms that are worth fighting for.

"What's happening substantively is worth fighting for and it's not going to go away just because [Biden] gave a nice speech," Megyn said.

"I will object. I will protect my family and what I think is right over Joe Biden's need for unity, which is false anyway. 'Unify behind my agenda' is not a real call for unity," she added.

Megyn said she believes the Left has reached too far and "awakened a sleeping giant" in reference to the silent majority who should speak up, speak out, and refuse to be silenced any longer.

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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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