Mitch McConnell reaching new lows

Glenn is particularly excited about the year’s crop of Republican candidates because they represent and articulate small government principles in a remarkable way. Matt Bevin, who is challenging Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell in Kentucky, is a candidate Glenn has vocally lent his support to for quite some time now. While the poll numbers aren’t great for Bevin ahead of the May 20 primary, on radio this morning, Bevin joined Glenn explained why the race is far from over.

“I talked to Matt Kibbe yesterday, and he said you are tracking exactly the same way that Ted Cruz was tracking at this point in his campaign,” Glenn said. “And when I was watching Ted Cruz – I don't know how many points he was behind – and everyone said, ‘No way to win.’ But they were thinking traditional and didn't see that last surge coming.”

“They tend to ignore the trends that are happening. What they are failing to appreciate is that despite the millions [McConnell’s] spent to con me into oblivion, every time a poll is taken, I have gained ground,” Bevin explained. “I went to 50 some down, to 40 some, to 30 system, and now 20 some. They say, ‘You have no chance.’ Interestingly, when McConnell ran 30 years ago, three months before the election, he was 40 plus percent down in the polls. That's the way Kentucky works. I tell people: The trend is my friend. We have great enthusiasm.”

Sen. McConnell has enjoyed the support of the GOP establishment, and people like Karl Rove have dumped millions into his campaign. The tactics used have been pretty dirty, which shows how much of a threat they believe Bevin poses.

“I have never seen anything like what Mitch McConnell and Karl Rove are doing,” Glenn said.

“I'm not surprised by anything,” Bevin admitted. “But here's what I know: He's a man getting increasingly desperate. I found out last week he's asking people I went to high school with, literally. Everywhere I go, he pays people to follow me around and take pictures of everyone that talks to me,” Bevin said. “He did promise to run a presidential-style campaign. He just doesn't tell us which president he was looking to emulate… It's a very Alinsky-style approach he's taking. I don't think it's going to work. And I think he's beginning to sense it’s not looking good for him.”

One of the reasons Glenn has been giving these races so much attention is because of the national implications they have. In order to get this country back on track we are going to need dedicated individuals who are willing to fight, and Bevin believes he can be that man.

“This is what's at stake in this race. This is a battle not only this in race, but others like this. This is probably the penultimate among them in 2014. It is a battle for the heart and soul of the entire political process," Bevin said. "If people still want this to be a government that's of and by and for the people… then I need their support… I am willing to be the shot heard around the world… I will stand here and get his teeth kicked in order to do the right thing. We, the American people, have got to wake up. We have to be engaged. And we have to turn out at the polls – not only in this race, but in every race, because otherwise our government is being hijacked by people who do not have our best intentions at heart.”

Learn more about Bevin’s campaign HERE.

2021 was a turning point for public education in America. Remote learning revealed to parents what public schools were force-feeding their kids — everything from critical race theory to the existence of infinite genders — while performance in subjects like math and reading fell across the board.

Now, school boards and teachers' unions are facing a tidal wave of parents who want to take the reins back. But school wasn’t always like this. Glenn Beck takes us back to a time before the Department of Education and asks the question: “Are our schools getting better or worse?”

American Federation for Children senior fellow Corey DeAngelis joins to expose who’s actually benefitting from our public school system — and it’s not our kids. And former Secretary of Education under President Trump Betsy DeVos explains why it’s time to abolish the department she once headed, what stopped her from doing so, and how parents can make a big difference.

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The Associated Press has issued a dire warning for abortion providers ahead of the Supreme Court's decision on Roe v. Wade.

According to an article titled "'Heightened alert’: Abortion providers brace for ruling," abortion clinics nationwide are expecting an increase in "protests, harassment, and other violence ... in states where abortion remains legal" if Roe v. Wade is overturned — as a draft opinion leaked in May suggested is likely to happen.

"On the night of last winter’s arguments before the U.S. Supreme Court in a case that could end the nationwide right to abortion, people gathered outside a clinic in New Jersey with lawn chairs, a cooler and a flaming torch — a sight that brought to mind lynchings and other horrors of the country’s racist past," the AP article began.

The article did go on to cite two incidents of extreme anti-abortion violence — "the 1993 killing of Dr. David Gunn outside a Florida abortion clinic [and] the 2015 fatal shooting of three people inside a Colorado Planned Parenthood." But there was almost no mention of the ongoing attacks on pregnancy crisis centers by pro-choice activists, including the violent group that calls itself "Jane’s Revenge."

On the radio program, Glenn Beck noted that the closest the current administration has come to calling out Jane’s Revenge was when the Department of Homeland Security published a terror advisory warning of crime on both sides of the Roe v. Wade debate earlier this month. But when was the last time you heard about violent attacks on pro-life centers in the corporate media? There have been several instances of violence by pro-choice proponents, and the Biden administration remains silent.

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GLENN: Now the righteous generation of the woke has reached such a level of holiness that it cannot possibly be contaminated by name of a less righteous monster like George Washington. Student insists the university must break its ties with white supremacy and systematic racism by canceling its 200 year old name and renaming it. Are you ready? Malcolm X University.

Disney-owned Pixar's latest animated film "Lightyear" was expected to blast off last weekend, but ended up falling way short of box office expectations.

Box office analysts expected the "Toy Story" spin-off to gross $70 million and $85 million domestically and $50-60 million in offshore markets, despite having been barred in at least 14 countries over a controversial same-sex kissing scene, but the film's total haul worldwide wound up at $85.6 million.

Earlier this year, the controversial kissing scene was apparently cut from the film, but the Disney corporation made a show of reinstating it in March amid outrage over Florida Governor Ron DeSantis' (R) Parental Rights in Education bill.

Now, why would such a woke movie flop at the box office on its opening weekend?

"Blame the fact that it doesn’t appeal to girls, blame Disney+ for stealing family moviegoers, blame the lack of an ensemble Toy Story cast, heck, blame everything as Disney/Pixar’s Lightyear didn’t do its magic by internal studio or industry standards this weekend with $51M, close to a third below its lowest $70M pre-release projection," said

"Variety" lamented that the film's lofty "ambitions were thwarted by heightened competition from Universal’s behemoth 'Jurassic World: Dominion' and Paramount’s high-flying 'Top Gun: Maverick,' as well as little intrigue to watch a slightly esoteric origin story about Buzz Lightyear."

AV Club guessed that maybe "longtime fans have simply grown up and moved on and/or gotten tougher to please."

Both Vanity Fair and Movie Web seemed to think the problem was with the movie's "high concept premise" of making a film based on a film that was supposed to have inspired the Buzz Lightyear toy in "Toy Story."

On the radio program Monday, Glenn Beck, Stu Burguiere, and Pat Gray weren't afraid to call out the obvious reason Disney's latest film fell flat: Parents are just tired of woke politics in their children's movies. It's really not that hard to figure out, Disney.

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