Did Glenn just admit socialism might actually work?

“Socialism actually does work.”

That is probably not a statement you expected to see on this website, let alone hear Glenn say. But, on radio this morning, Glenn explained the very specific instance in which socialist and totalitarian principles actually work quite well. And, in this particular situation, socialism actually works in tandem with freedom.

Socialism actually does work, and I do believe totalitarianism is the best form of government… in my home.

I'm willing to subsidize my children. They do live in a socialist household. I am willing to take care of then, even if they don't work – up to a point. And when it comes to totalitarianism in my home, my wife and I will decide what our children eat. We will decide where they go to school. I will decide how much money they have access to. I will decide how much television time they have access to. I will decide when they get up and when they go to bed, what temperature the house is… I'm totally down with totalitarianism. I will decide when they leave the house. I will decide when they can date. I will decide when they need to be back. I will decide who they can play with. I will decide who they can't. I will make their church decisions for them until they are old enough to live on their own.

That's where totalitarianism ends. That's where socialism ends because when they become adults, they are free to live their lives as they choose. We call that liberty.

Ask people: What is liberty? ‘Oh, it's freedom.’ Not really. Not really… Liberty comes from doing the right things and then choosing how to live your life. You could have freedom to do anything… Freedom doesn't last very long unless you understand responsibility too, and that's why I have a totalitarian home. And it becomes less and less totalitarian as the kids become more and more responsible. I am trying to teach them to have liberty and freedom – a way for them to go out and make their own way, make their own choices.

The government is not the parent of my child. It is not the parent of me. Period. The government doesn't have a right to tell me what to do. The government doesn't have a right to tell my children what to do or how to do it. I will make those decisions and I will live with those consequences. I will make the decision, and I will live with the consequence. That's liberty. Whether they are good or bad, I made the decision. I have a right to be free.

But, as more and more people are born to single parents, as more and more people are born to broken homes and to broken people, the government sees more and more opportunity. The government says it is an opportunity to become people's parents because we have to be their parents. ‘It is about the children!’ No, it's not. It is about totalitarianism. It gives the government a chance to control not just who's born in poverty but to control everyone. You think they really want to help the children? More than enough money has been spent over the past 50 years to help the children… It doesn't help the children. It causes dependency. It causes despondency. It causes poverty. The cycle continues.

Socialism, totalitarianism, I'm totally fine with that - in my own home. No place else. So God help me – or should I say – so God help us because we actually know the truth and we know the truth comes from nature itself and nature's God. I'll serve God. I'll serve my family. I'll serve my neighbors. But Washington, leave me alone.

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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Glenn Beck: Why MLK's pledge of NONVIOLENCE is the key to saving America

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Listen to the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s pledge of nonviolence and really let it sink in: "Remember always that the nonviolent movement seeks justice and reconciliation — not victory."

On the radio program, Glenn Beck shared King's "ten commandments" of nonviolence and the meaning behind the powerful words you may never have noticed before.

"People will say nonviolent resistance is a method of cowards. It is not. It takes more courage to stand there when people are threatening you," Glenn said. "You're not necessarily the one who is going to win. You may lose. But you are standing up with courage for the ideas that you espouse. And the minute you engage in the kind of activity that the other side is engaging in, you discredit the movement. You discredit everything we believe in."

Take MLK's words to heart, America. We must stand with courage, nonviolently, with love for all, and strive for peace and rule of law, not "winning."

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Conservatives are between a rock and a hard place with Section 230 and Big Tech censorship. We don't want more government regulation, but have we moved beyond the ability of Section 230 reforms to rein in Big Tech's rising power?

Rachel Bovard, Conservative Partnership Institute's senior director of policy, joined the Glenn Beck radio program to give her thoughts and propose a possibly bipartisan alternative: enforcing our existing antitrust laws.

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Dan Bongino, host of The Dan Bongino Show, is an investor in Parler — the social media platform that actually believes in free speech. Parler was attacked by Big Tech — namely Amazon, Apple, and Google — earlier this week, but Bongino says the company isn't giving up without a fight. In fact, he says, he's willing to go bankrupt over this one.

Dan joined Glenn Beck on the radio program to detail what he calls a "smear" campaign behind the scenes, and how he believes we can move forward from Big Tech's control.

"You have no idea how bad this was behind the scenes," Dan told Glenn. "I know you're probably thinking ... well, how much worse can the attack on Parler have gotten than three trillion-dollar companies — Amazon, Apple, and Google — all seemingly coordinated to remove your business from the face of the Earth? Well, behind the scenes, it's even worse. I mean, there are smear campaigns, pressure campaigns ... lawyers, bankers, everyone, to get this company ... wiped from the face of the earth. It's incredible."

Dan emphasized that he would not give up without a fight, because what's he's really fighting for is the right to free speech for all Americans, regardless of their political opinions, without fear of being banned, blacklisted, or losing jobs and businesses.

"I will go bankrupt. I will go absolutely destitute before I let this go," he said. "I have had some very scary moments in my life and they put horse blinders on me. I know what matters now. It's not money. It's not houses. It's none of that crap. It's this: the ability to exist in a free country, where you can express your ideas freely."

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