You won't believe how close Glenn's orchestral performance came to being "one of the biggest disasters" in music history

Glenn's currently on a bus from Dallas to California, having been grounded due to the way air travel is exacerbating some of hishealth issues. He wasn't feeling great all weekend after a few days of cross country travel. And, to add insult to injury, this past Saturday just so happened to be the Dallas performances of ‘To Be American’ – the show Glenn has been working on with the Millennial Choir and Orchestra (MCO). While the shows went off without a hitch, on radio this morning, Pat and Stu recounted a slight bit of chaos that accompanied the hours leading up to the performance.

“We met these guys a year and a half or so ago, and we fell in love with them,” Pat said of MCO. “Glenn had the conductors over-to his house… They were planning to do an American sort of show, but they were concerned that sometimes they turn out a little cheesy… So they got together to make sure it wouldn't be, and they came up with this presentation where Glenn would show these historical artifacts of America, and they wrote the music around the artifacts. So it’s just tremendous. It's just awe-inspiring.”

Two performances of ‘To Be American’ were scheduled for 5pm and 8pm on Saturday at the Meyerson Symphony Center, and Pat explained that he got a call just hours before show time that Glenn was not feeling well.

“I was planning to be at the 5:00 performance anyway, and it's Glenn saying, ‘Hey, I'm not feeling very well. Can you be here just in case I can't make it through?’ I said, ‘Yeah, sure. I will be at 5:00 anyway. I will just stay for both shows,’” Pat said. “I get there thinking, ‘I could read a teleprompter.’ I'm no Barak Obama, but I could read a teleprompter, right?”

As it turns out, however, simply reading a teleprompter would not be in the cards.

“I get there. I go into the green room. And, I don't know, it’s 15 minutes before the performance now because I only found out at the last minute, and I haven't planning to be there hours ahead of time. So I’m like is the script on prompter,” Pat recalled. “No… His assistant Joe was telling me, he just wrote some notes. He wrote some notes in Glenn's chicken scratch. I look at the notes, and it's like ‘flag story.’ What the hell am I supposed to do with that?”

The way the show had been prepared, Glenn essentially had 5 to 7 minutes at a time to tell various stories while the orchestra played behind him. Needless to say, there was no way Pat was going to be able to ad-lib that kind of performance. Fortunately, Glenn was able to pull through for both of the evening’s shows.

“There was one stretch that the seven and a half minutes. And I'm like, ‘No. You can't be seriously expecting me to jump in and ad lib my way around your artifacts’… Can you imagine,” Pat asked. “That would have been one of the biggest disasters ever in the history of a symphony hall performances. I mean, synchronized to music, written specifically for the stories he only knows, as told by me. You tell me how great that would have been.”

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Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) joined the "Glenn Beck Radio Program" to explain how mail-in ballots are typically disqualified during recounts at a far higher rate than in-person, Election Day ballots, and why this is "good news" for President Donald Trump's legal battle over the election.

"One of the things that gives the greatest cause for optimism is, this election ... there's a pretty marked disparity in terms of how the votes were distributed. On Election Day, with in-person voting, Donald Trump won a significant majority of the votes cast on in-person voting on Election Day. Of mail-in voting, Joe Biden won a significant majority of the votes cast early on mail-in voting," Cruz explained.

"Now, here's the good news: If you look historically to recounts, if you look historically to election litigation, the votes cast in person on Election Day tend to stand. It's sort of hard to screw that up. Those votes are generally legal, and they're not set aside. Mail-in votes historically have a much higher rate of rejection … when they're examined, there are a whole series of legal requirements that vary state by state, but mail-in votes consistently have a higher rate of rejection, which suggests that as these votes begin being examined and subjected to scrutiny, that you're going to see Joe Biden's vote tallies go down. That's a good thing," he added. "The challenge is, for President Trump to prevail, he's got to run the table. He's got to win, not just in one state but in several states. That makes it a lot harder to prevail in the litigation. I hope that he does so, but it is a real challenge and we shouldn't try to convince ourselves otherwise."

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Fox News senior meteorologist Janice Dean is perhaps even more disgusted with New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) for his coronavirus response than BlazeTV's Stu Burguiere (read what Stu has to say on the subject here), and for a good reason.

She lost both of her in-laws to COVID-19 in New York's nursing homes after Gov. Cuomo's infamous nursing home mandate, which Cuomo has since had scrubbed from the state's website and blamed everyone from the New York Post to nursing care workers to (every leftist's favorite scapegoat) President Donald Trump.

Janice joined Glenn and Stu on the "Glenn Beck Radio Program" Tuesday to ask why mainstream media is not holding Gov. Cuomo — who recently published a book about his leadership during the COVID-19 pandemic — accountable?

"I'm vocal because I have not seen the mainstream media ask these questions or demand accountability of their leaders. [Cuomo] really has been ruling with an iron fist, and every time he does get asked a question, he blames everybody else except the person that signed that order," Janice said.

"In my mind, he's profiting off the over 30 thousand New Yorkers, including my in-laws, that died by publishing a book on 'leadership' of New York," she added. "His order has helped kill thousands of relatives of New York state. And this is not political, Glenn. This is not about Republican or Democrat. My in-laws were registered Democrats. This is not about politics. This is about accountability for something that went wrong, and it's because of your [Cuomo's] leadership that we're put into this situation."

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As America grows divided and afraid to disagree with the Democrats' woke plan for America, Megyn Kelly is ready to fight back for the truth. For nearly two decades, she navigated the volatile and broken world of the media. But as America leans on independent voices more than ever, she's breaking new ground with "The Megyn Kelly Show."

She joined the latest Glenn Beck Podcast to break down what's coming next after the election: Black Lives Matter is mainstream, leftists are making lists of Trump supporters, and the Hunter Biden scandal is on the back burner.

Megyn and Glenn reminisce about their cable news days (including her infamous run-in with then-presidential candidate Donald Trump) and to look into the chaotic and shady world of journalism and the growing entitlement it's bred. For example, many conservatives have been shocked by how Fox News handled the election.

Megyn defended Fox News, saying she believes Fox News' mission "is a good one," but also didn't hold back on hosts like Neil Cavuto, who cut off a White House briefing to fact check it — something she never would have done, even while covering President Obama.

Megyn also shared this insightful takeaway from her time at NBC: "Jane Fonda was an ass."

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Glenn Beck has had enough of exposing scandal after scandal, just to have everyone look the other way: Benghazi, Hillary Clinton's emails, Joe and Hunter Biden's dealings in Ukraine and China … the list goes on, but no consequences are paid. Now, the media have called the election for Joe Biden and insist no one can question it. But for many of the more than 71 million people who voted for President Trump, our search for the truth isn't over yet.

On his Wednesday night special this week, Glenn called out the left's long list of alleged corruption that has gone unchecked and stressed that Donald Trump's legal team must be allowed to go through the process of investigating the multiple allegations of election fraud to ensure our voting systems are fair.

"I don't know about you, but I'm tired. I am worn out. I am fed up!" Glenn said during his opening monologue. "I've had enough. I am tired of exposing corruption, doing our homework, even going overseas and having documents translated to make sure they're exactly right, [and] presenting the evidence ... except, once we expose it, nothing happens. Nobody goes to jail. Nobody pays for a damn thing any more!"

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