Why does your subscription to TheBlaze matter?

The below is based off Glenn's opening monologue of the March 19th, 2014 TV show.

Why does your subscription to TheBlaze matter so much?

Let's look at the latest Russian military escalation in the Ukraine. As usual, the media doesn’t give you the proper depth on the story. They’re in full reaction mode because they won’t give you any context whatsoever because they just want you to watch pictures of things going boom. That’s one of the things we’re trying to change here at TheBlaze, and we are grateful for your support.

We are trying to give you a news network that actually informs you and gives you an understanding of what’s going on, not just bits and pieces and pictures that aren’t related to anything because we think it will get us ratings. We actually care about the truth and care about the perspective of it.

I always start the show by saying thank you for joining us, this is the network that you are building, and I want you to know this is not just a catchphrase to us. We are literally taking every single dollar, every dime of your subscription, and we are pumping it right back into the growth of this network. And I can’t thank you enough, and if you haven’t subscribed, if you happen to be watching this either, you know, for a trial episode or you’re watching it on TV, please go to TheBlaze.com/TV and subscribe because that $10 a month helps us build this.

And I just want you to take a minute here and think about where we were two and a half years ago:

It was me and a couple of cameras. Here I’m in a studio that’s very small in New York, and I’m saying look, this is what we’re thinking we’re going to do. It was as cameras, me, and an idea. And then you stepped in, and everything you see around me, everything you see on television is a direct result of you, and it’s more than just stuff.

We are working hard every day, every night, to infect the culture, not only with the true stories but the stories of love and courage where the good guy actually wins, truth and good. And on the culture side, we haven’t even begun yet. We are just beginning to scratch the surface on that front. There are studios here in Texas, and we are currently building out this facility. And it’s amazing what is happening, and I’m telling you, hopefully I’m going to be able to tell you some things here in the next couple of months. Really remarkable stuff, and it is because of you. And we want to thank you for that.

But here’s why I’m telling you all of this because we’re taking the money that you have given us, and we are pouring into shows like 'For the Record', and I want to show you why this is so important. The other day I was catching up on the news. It was Sunday night, and I’m back from vacation. And I’m reading this story, and honestly I don’t even know why.

The press said it was a jaw-dropping story, and it was from the BBC. And they said that back in 2008, Russia and China were conspiring to dump massive amounts of holdings in American securities to set off the financial crisis or to make it much worse. This is what the BBC wrote, “This is pretty jaw-dropping stuff – the Chinese told Hank Paulson that the Russians were suggesting a joint pact with China to drive down the price of the debt of Fannie and Freddie.”

Now, I’m reading this on TheBlaze. They say they’re doing this to “maximize the turmoil on Wall Street – presumably with a view to maximizing the cost of the rescue for Washington and further damaging its financial health.” And Sunday, I’m looking at this story, and I’m like why is this a story? This is old news. Jaw dropping? This is old news. I had forgotten where I had read it. I had read it eight months prior on 'For the Record' when we did this back in September.

I am compelled to tell you now that I really, truly believe that our staff in many cases, not all cases, but in many cases is being led by a higher power because our staff on 'For the Record' is a very small but incredibly talented and dedicated team.  They are always ahead of the news.  They’re always ahead of the news, and investigative journalism is really hard.  It is really hard.  It is exacting, and it’s not cheap.

And in today’s world, it is becoming more and more dangerous.  We are actually having significant security issues because we will tell the story, and an individual investigative journalist has to devote weeks and months to fully vet and release a single story.  We are not going to do things, we are holding ourselves to the standard that CBS used to have with Edward R. Murrow.

I am not in the newsroom, and I tell you, it takes incredible manpower to pull that off on a consistent basis.  And that is why I’m so proud of the work 'For the Record' is doing because they are doing it every single week, and tonight, they have another amazing program.  Remember, I told you it takes weeks if not months to do these episodes, and it seems every time we have an episode, the week we release that episode something huge is happening.

The latest episode is the full truth and context of what is happening in the Ukraine.  We sent some of our people over to the Ukraine.  We contacted people in Ukraine.  We saw it with our own eyes, and we’re bringing you the story.  Now remember, what you’re getting in the current media is what they think will bring them ratings – the riots, the fires, and the protests and the tanks.  That’s what you’re getting.

What you’re missing is the Why, and I don’t think anybody wants you to learn that because I don’t think, half of them don’t want you to learn it.  The other half don’t think you can learn it.  And they just want you to gawk.  On the latest 'For the Record', you hear from the people on the ground and come away with what you were hoping for when I told you about this network and when you subscribed to this network, a deeper knowledge of the issues and the complete truth, as well as we can tell it, so you can make your own decisions.

Bill O'Reilly joined the "Glenn Beck Radio Program" on Friday for his weekly take on the 2020 presidential race.

O'Reilly emphasized what a dangerous candidate socialist Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) really is, and how the media is working to mislead voters by depicting other Democratic candidates, such as former South Bend, Indiana, Mayor Pete Buttigieg, as "moderate."

"The Democratic Party has been hijacked -- and this is no breaking news -- by the progressive left. Which is now being enabled by the national media," said O'Reilly.

"Bernie Sanders is a dangerous man. In any sane time, media time, that would be clear to everybody. But it's not," he added. "It's like, 'Oh, there's uncle Bernie and he just wants to give stuff away. What a great guy.' [He's] not a great guy, all right? He's a totalitarian. He'll take your freedom, in every area, away. Every area. There isn't one area, that Bernie Sanders wouldn't intrude upon, in your personal freedom. Yet, that's not reported. You don't know it unless you pay attention. It's all a bunch of dishonest blather that has obliterated the so-called moderate Democrat. And there are millions of those people. They don't know what to do because they have no voice in the media."

Glenn pointed out that the media has been "trying to make Pete Buttigieg into a moderate" ever since his strong showing in the Iowa caucuses last week.

"So, Pete Buttigieg: Harvard grad. Rhodes Scholar. Brilliant man, he is brilliant. Great speaker. Almost as good as Beck and I. Not quite, but almost," O'Reilly said. "He's only 38, all right? So, the guy goes out and runs for president after being the mayor of South Bend, Indiana, for eight years, and almost destroying that city. The city is in chaos, yet he's re-elected with 80% of the vote the second time. That's what a good BS'er Pete Buttigieg is.

The two went on to break down Buttegieg's radical policy plans on immigration, abortion, gun control, and more.

Watch the video below to catch more of the conversation:

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On the radio program Thursday, Glenn Beck and his chief researcher, Jason Buttrill, have uncovered new evidence that suggests the coronavirus death toll numbers coming from China are grossly inaccurate.

After vetting several deep-fake videos circulating on social media, Jason unearthed shocking whistleblower-videos released by citizens of the communist state that show entire warehouses filled with body bags, along with other atrocities.

Jason and Glenn break down the real numbers and discuss the possibilities of the outbreak coming to America. Watch the video below for more details:

Don't miss next Wednesday's TV special on the coronavirus in its new time slot at 9PM ET.

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Former South Bend, Indiana, Mayor Pete Buttigieg has surged in the polls in the past month.

With former Vice President Joe Biden dropping below far-left presidential candidates such as the unapologetically socialist Sen. Bernie Sanders (Vt.), and the almost equally extremist Sen. Elizabeth Warren (Mass), Democratic voters seeking a more moderate alternative are setting their sights on Mayor Pete.

But are Buttigieg's policies actually moderate? Not even close, Glenn Beck said Thursday on the radio program.

"[Pete Buttigieg] wants people to see him as a moderate. The mayor of a Midwest city in a red state ... and he's going for the middle, even though he is not a moderate candidate in any way," said Glenn.

Here are just a few example of where Buttigieg stands on the issues:

  • Supports late-term, partial-birth abortion
  • Eliminate the Electoral College
  • Buyback program for assault weapons
  • Raise the federal minimum wage to $15/hour
  • Expand Medicare
  • Decriminalize illegal immigration
  • Pay for infrastructure through changing taxes on corporations, the wealthy
  • Study reparations
  • Legalize marijuana
  • Increase existing taxes on upper-income Americans
  • Cancel some student debt
  • Don't use tariffs to pressure countries
Watch the video clip below for more information:

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An official at the World Health Organization (WHO), the United Nations' health agency, has issued a warning, calling the coronavirus "the worst enemy you can imagine" and more of a threat than "any terrorist attack," during a media briefing on Tuesday.

Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, WHO's director general, said that a vaccine for the coronavirus will likely take 18 months to develop. The virus has reportedly killed hundreds and infected tens of thousands of people, primarily in China.

"To be honest, a virus is more powerful in creating political, social and economic upheaval than any terrorist attack. It's the worst enemy you can imagine," added Ghebreyesus.

On the radio program Wednesday, Glenn Beck noted that the same agency in charge of developing this life-saving vaccine, has taken the time to officially change the disease's name to COVID-19, citing the concern of "stigmatizing" any specific geographical location, individual, or group of people.

Watch the video below to catch more of the conversation:

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