How are we ruining our local businesses?

Do you ever get frustrated how everything is becoming the same in America? The same shops, the same restaurants, the same big box stores. Who wants that? What makes life exciting is it's always an adventure, it's always different. On radio Glenn said towns were losing the qualities that made them special and unique...but not everyone agreed.

The discussion started when Glenn talked about why he doesn't want to go Christmas shopping because everything is the same.

"You know why you don't want to go Christmas shopping? Because it's all the same. Every store is the same. Every mall is the same. Every downtown is the same. This is the craziest thing about our country. We are doing that to ourselves."

"All the teachers will be the same. All of our medical insurance will be the same, all the doctors will be the same, all the people will be the same. Every company will be the same. Who wants any of that?" Glenn said.

"I mean, it goes back to the Tower of Babel when, let's make people into bricks. Let's make people into bricks, and if we make people into bricks, we can make a tower to reach the sky. Who does that glorify? That glorifies the leaders. If you make all the people just the same, you can get them to do anything and then they will build a tower to the sky for... the leaders. No thank you," said.

Stu, however, didn't agree with Glenn.

"You get on these kicks where you always say that every mall's the same and every downtown's the same and, look, I like the local charm. There's nothing wrong with it, but you sound anti-chain store, anti-corporation, you sound like one of those people when you say that," Stu said.

"I'm not at all. I mean, I want the mix. I do like the local restaurants. Some of them are great. But you know what else? I really like frickin' chain restaurants. I like when I walk in there and I can depend on the quality of the product and I don't have to guess. I like it," Stu continued.

For now, Glenn said that the unique, "mom and pop" stores are going ti be found on the internet in places like Etsy or The Marketplace.

"We now have the opportunity through the Internet, if they don't destroy it in Washington, we now have the Internet which allows you to create whatever it is you want. I want to go find something unique," Glenn said. "You can spend the time and find exactly what you're looking for in something completely unique. And it's great. It's totally great. That's the future."

"The opportunity that's in front of us now is pure freedom."

On the radio program this week, Glenn Beck and Pat Gray discussed a series of recent polls that suggest presidential nominee Joe Biden's expected lead may be slipping with traditionally Democratic voters.

A new poll conducted by the Jewish Electorate Institute shows that two-thirds of Jewish voters still plan to vote for the Biden-Harris ticket in November. However, President Donald Trump's support within the Jewish community is also the highest among any Republican candidate in recent history.

In more bad news for Biden, a CNN poll (yes, CNN) released last month showed growing support for President Trump among black voters in swing states. Meanwhile, his support among Latino voters remains at roughly 33%.

"I don't think it's going to go the way the Democrats hope that it will," Glenn said of the election. "If you look at the groups that the Democrats have carefully fostered ... that's falling apart. If Donald Trump can grow that by 5%, and hurt the Democrats by 5% ... that alone could swing the election."

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We're being set up for a civil war. The Left is grooming us for an Eastern European-style revolution this election, and they're not even trying to hide it any more. The playbook for Mainstreet USA is the exact same that has been used in places like Ukraine, initiated by the same people in order to completely upend the American system.

On his Wednesday night special this week, Glenn Beck takes us through a tale of three chalkboards that will connect the dots: the Obama admin in Ukraine, the State Department's relationship with George Soros, Black Lives Matter and Antifa riots, the Great Reset, public school indoctrination, mail-in voting. It all points to something dangerous happening in November if we don't act now.

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The left has already determined that the wildfires raging across the West Coast were definitely caused by climate change and Big Tech is determined to silence anyone who dares suggest otherwise. Facebook even announced a sweeping policy on Saturday to remove posts that claim the fires were caused by arson from far-left activists.

But on his radio program Wednesday, Glenn Beck revealed multiple arrest records for suspected arsonists in California, Oregon, and Washington — and several of those charged and arrested were also instigators in Black Lives Matter rallies, violent protests, and Antifa riots. He also called out the "news gods" in Big Tech, daring them to try to censor his video.

"I asked my staff, to see if there was any evidence [of arson] on the fires. And I don't mean evidence from Twitter. I mean evidence. Is there anybody who has been arrested for arson?" Glenn said. "Well, here they are. And YouTube and Facebook, go ahead. I want you to demonetize this clip. I want you to somehow or another say that we're lying. I want you to throttle this. Go ahead. Because then you're going to have to explain what we got wrong. And I happen to have all the documents right here. So my attorney is really ready for that throttling or demonetization. You say you're a protector of the truth? Great, here it is."

Glenn read off the first 10 arrest records, which combined allege the destruction of more than 120,000 acres and 700 structures, as well as tens of thousands of people evacuated from their homes.

"You want to tell us, PolitiFact, how you came to the conclusion ... that there was no arson in these fires?" Glenn asked. "Can you tell me how you came to that conclusion? Because your fact-check seems to be entirely false."

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Former White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders joined Glenn Beck on this week's podcast to share her unique perspective as a trusted adviser and confidante to President Donald Trump for two and a half years, which she also details in her new book, "Speaking for Myself: Faith, Freedom, and the Fight of Our Lives Inside the Trump White House."

Sarah described the unprecedented levels of corruption she saw firsthand during the Russia probe and shocking lengths to which Democratic leaders and the mainstream media would go to "take the president down."

Sarah said she often saw sides of Donald Trump that the media never covered. Recently, she went on the record denying the Atlantic's claims that the president mocked our military during a 2018 trip to France. She was on that trip, she told Glenn, and her account of what really happened paints a very different picture.

"The people who are making this outrageous charge are such cowards for doing so in an anonymous way. If you really believed this, and believed it was wrong, one, why did it take you so long? And, two, put your name on it the way the rest of us have," Sarah said.

"He didn't say those things. Not only was I there that day, Glenn, I spent two and a half years traveling all over the world with the president, watching him interact with men and women of our armed forces almost every single day during that two-and-a-half year period," she added.

"This is a person who loves America and loves the people who allow the rest of us to live in America, free, and have prosperity. And I got to see that a lot. I think it is shameful that people are trying to distort who he is and what he has done, particularly when it comes to the men and women in the military."

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