The Daily Briefing: It's time to go back to basics

In the wake of the tragic shooting in Santa Barbara, Glenn spent time in the morning's Daily Briefing discussing about society's shift to darkness and materialism rather than embracing the fundamentals of where people find happiness in a simple and authentic way. When he heard the news, he talked to Tania about possibly selling his house and everything that isn't essential to their daily life, and just having a more normal existence focused on family and community.

Tiffany also brought up the story of Consumer Financial Protection Bureau getting rid of employee reviews and giving everyone raises to avoid accusations of discrimination. Glenn, Joel, and Tiffany all pointed out how this is just an example of the system being regulated to the point of collapse.

Meanwhile, people like Stephen A. Smith are speaking out against political correctness, with a message for people to work hard and do whatever it takes to build a better life.

The Santa Barbara shooter, who lived a life rooted in materialism, couldn't find happiness and committed a horrifically evil act. Glenn believes it's time to listen to people like Stephen A. Smith and get back to a place where people find fulfillment in building and creating, not just consuming.

"Find out what makes you you," Glenn said. "If you bring your kids close to you. If you start practicing the time tested, eternal truth, you're going to be fine. It's going to reset."

Over the weekend, Glenn and his team made some real progress on the Mercury Studios renovation in Dallas, TX. Glenn hopes it will be a home for people to experiment and create - not just for the company but for themselves. He wants TheBlaze and Mercury to be the example for the audience, so they can be the example to others.

"It's not just for us and TheBlaze. It's for people who want to do more. Be more," Glenn said. "Everyone here should be a mini-entrepreneur."

It should come as no surprise that a newsworthy story receives more media coverage when released on a Monday than a Friday. The reason is in part due to a large number of news-consuming Americans checking out for the week to focus on their weekend plans rather than the news.

On Monday's radio program, Glenn Beck shared information that President Joe Biden decided to release on Friday — when fewer people would notice — regarding the Climate Finance report. This report is marketed to Americans as "A Roadmap To Build a Climate-Resilient Economy." But Glenn believes the report to be Biden's Great Reset warning shot to banks.

In this clip, Glenn warned that if Americans don't stand together, in eight years we all indeed will own nothing. Watch the clip for the full story. Can't watch? Download the podcast here.



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On today's radio program, Glenn Beck was joined by Bill O'Reilly to discuss the top stories of the week.

For O'Reilly, the biggest story this week centered around someone mysteriously missing from mainstream media news reports today: Mark Zuckerberg. Specifically, O'Reilly said it's the 'scandalous' way the Facebook CEO spent nearly $420 million to influence the 2020 election — and did so successfully.

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On Thursday's radio program, Grace Smith and her father, Andy, joined Glenn Beck on the phone and provided a first-hand account of Grace's refusal to wear a mask at school.

Smith, 16, began a maskless protest after her school district in Laramie, Wyoming, decided to implement a mask mandate. As a result, Grace received three suspensions, was issued two $500-citations, and was eventually arrested.

"How long were you in jail?" Glenn asked.

Grace said was taken to jail but was never booked nor was she was placed in a jail cell.

Glenn commended Grace's father, Andy, for raising such a "great citizen" and asked if it was Grace's idea to protest. Andy said it was Grace's idea, explaining that they took the position of arguing on the grounds of civil rights rather than the efficacy of wearing a mask.

Grace has since withdrawn from public school and started a home school program. She also told Glenn that she will continue to fight the school district, legally.

You can donate to Grace's legal fund here.

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It seems the Left wants a civil war and some on the Right want a national divorce. The country is split right now unlike anything Glenn Beck has ever witnessed. There are two sides: Those who want to fundamentally change this country and those who believe in KEEPING the experiment of liberty that the Founding Founders intended.

The ideological gap seems impossible to cross, but Glenn explains why he won't secede. David Reaboi, Claremont Institute senior fellow and author of "National Divorce Is Expensive, but It's Worth Every Penny," tells Glenn why a national breakup is not an impossibility just because it will be difficult.

What can we do to fight back … peacefully? How can the states that still believe in the Constitution create pockets of freedom in the shadow of tyranny? On his Wednesday night special this week, Glenn answers that and provides a road map to preserving what the Left is trying to destroy.

Finally, James Simpson, author of "Who Was Karl Marx? The Men, the Motives and the Menace Behind Today's Rampaging American Left," provides solutions on the issues the "red states" must unite around before Left and Right America officially call it quits.

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