Glenn: Anyone who is rational knows violence is coming

In Thursday's Daily Briefing, Glenn and his team spoke about growing angst among the American people. Running through the various socio-economic and age demographics, Americans of all ages are facing major obstacles that are increasingly difficult to overcome.

- Recent college graduates are having trouble finding well-paying jobs and are saddled with debt.

- Hard-working families are struggling with rising food and energy prices.

- An increasingly large number of middle aged Americans are finding themselves out of work suddenly and collecting unemployment.

- Our servicemen and women are not receiving the care they need and deserve as the VA medical facilities are bogged down in bureaucracy and corruption.

- Finally, the over-60 crowd have been assured their entire lives Social Security and Medicare would be there for them, but that is simply not the case.

So what comes next? Glenn painted a bleak picture of the future.

Below is a partial transcript of the segment:

I thought about this last night, a house divided against itself cannot stand. We all know that. The president who said it, I mean, it was originally Jesus, but in America, the president who said it was Abraham Lincoln. That’s Abraham Lincoln saying we’ve got to come together. This administration knows a house divided against itself cannot stand. Good, let’s divide them. What president has ever done that?

That’s why it’s important for us to reach out to the others, the same thing that the president should be doing, the same thing a rational president would do. Remember, the radicals are in charge, and so the radicals are the ones saying divide, divide, divide, divide. The average person, the one that we used to think Democrats were, all the radicals are there, and they’re also in the universities. But generally speaking, our friends who vote differently than us are not radicals.

A house divided against itself cannot stand. You know that, brother. You know that. So let’s forget about the president and everything else. We’ve got trouble. Forget about the things we disagree on, where can we unite? Because we’ve got to come back together. It’s that easy. And the choice is that clear. Continue to divide, which will lead to hatred and destruction. I mean, I want you to think about this, anybody, anybody who is rational knows that violence is coming, and here’s why: Teenagers, 50% unemployment.

They’re trying to get employed, they cannot get employed, so I’m going to do what? I’m going to go to college. I go to college, I’ve done everything I’m supposed to. I go to college, I get my degree. You get your four-year degree, how many of them are staying in longer because there’s still no job for them? So I’ll stay in longer. I’ll take in more debt. You’re leaving, and you have $100,000 in debt, and you’re getting a $30,000 job.

Wait a minute, wait a minute, I did everything. You gave me trophies. You told me that all I have to do is just show up. That’s the generation that is coming out right now, the ones that we had the progressives tell us give them trophies, tell them they’re special, tell them if you just do this, you’ll get the corner office, you don’t really have to earn it. Those are the people coming out.

So we either have those who are still like going I didn’t earn that trophy, and that was a bunch of hogwash. And I know that, but still, now, I’ve got $100,000 in debt. And there’s no way to pay it off, and the United States government tells me it’s the only debt I cannot declare bankruptcy on. So the government has you. There’s no way out of that.

So you’ve got that. Then you have the people who are in their 30s who are now starting to raise children, and here comes your inflation. And your food prices are going up, and your electricity prices are necessarily skyrocketing. And you can’t afford your gas. And your boss is now cutting your insurance because you don’t have insurance. And your kids are sick. And you’re now being shoved into something like the VA. You don’t think they’re pissed?

Then you’ve got this other section about 50 that now is losing their job, and they’ve been getting unemployment for 99 weeks, 120 weeks, 1,000 weeks, and they’re being lied to. Everybody’s being lied to. The kids are being lied to – don’t worry, just go to college; don’t worry, just take out an extra loan and stay longer; oh, don’t worry about it, you’ll get a job here some way or another; then oh, you’ll be able to keep your health insurance if you like your health insurance; and don’t worry, your job is safe; and don’t worry, inflation isn’t coming. You see all the lies that are happening?

Fifty years old, you get unemployed, there’s no work for you. I’ve worked my whole life. Now, my job is gone, and you’re not bringing jobs back. You’re now talking about cutting my hours to 20 hours a week, full-time jobs. Why are they doing that? So people can be employed. Those jobs are not coming back. The world is changing.

You’re 50, they’re not coming back, and so okay, well, I’m not going to just sit around. I’m going to do something about it, I’m going to become an entrepreneur. No, you’re not, because the government is going to put their thumb on you to make sure that you can’t be an entrepreneur and a businessman.

And then you have the last group. You have the people who have been lied to their whole life – don’t worry, Social Security is safe, we’ve got it in a lockbox; don’t worry, I know you’ve saved your whole life, and you’ve paid into Social Security. The Social Security system is not going to be there, and even if it is there, what does that money mean when you’ve inflated the money, and it won’t pay for anything?

You think there’s not violence coming? We’ve lied to every age group. Every single American has been lied to and betrayed, and then you have a president on top of it who’s saying yeah, I’m going to call the guy who got our soldiers killed a hero, I’m going to release the guys you and I know are trying to kill Americans, oh, and I’m going to lie about it. I’m going to have everybody else lie about it, and I’m going to look at all of you people as the bad guys. These guys are good. You guys, I’ve got to spy on you.

Oh my gosh, it is up to us as individual Americans all across America to (a) tell the truth, (b) stop dividing people. Start finding the things you can agree on. Take care of the things you can agree on. Most importantly, feed yourself something good, feed yourself something good. We spend all day putting in the wash and the filth of the world. You’re not going to stand.

We have to build our bodies back up by being part of a culture that loves, that cares, is charitable, is truthful, is honest, loves one another, takes care of one another, does everything we can for one another. That’s what we have to try to do and still keep our head above water, because soon there are going to be coming people, and panicked people push strong swimmers underwater. They’re just trying to stay alive. We can do it. We just have to change our thinking.

We've heard a lot about critical race theory lately, and for good reason: It's a racist ideology designed to corrupt our children and undermine our American values. But most of what we see are the results of a process that has been underway for decades. And that's not something the mainstream media, the Democrat Party, and even teachers unions want you to know. They're doing everything in their power to try and convince you that it's no big deal. They want to sweep everything under the rug and keep you in the dark. To fight it, we need to understand what fuels it.

On his Wednesday night special this week, Glenn Beck exposes the deep-seated Marxist origins of CRT and debunks the claims that it's just a harmless term for a school of legal scholarship. Newsweek opinion editor Josh Hammer joins to argue why we must ban critical race theory from our schools if we want to save a very divided nation.

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On the radio program Monday, Glenn Beck blasted the Democrats — and anyone else on the left — who have been so eager to open our southern U.S. border for the past several months, but also willing to turn a blind eye to the Cuban people in need of help today.

"While we are welcoming people from any country, all over the world, without any kind of information, and setting them into our country, putting them on American planes paid for by American taxpayers," Glenn began. "And our Coast Guard Cutters are turning these [Cuban] people away. Shame on you! Shame on you!"

Glenn said that he's "sick and tired" of hearing about "brave" leftist activists like Colin Kaepernick, who protest the America flag while wearing Che Guevara and Fidel Castro t-shirts. Meanwhile, the Cuban people are risking their lives by taking to the sea to escape their oppressive regime and come to America.

"Anybody who glorifies Che doesn't know their ass from their elbow. You can't call them a human rights activist. You're protesting the American flag, because you so deeply believe in the right to be free? And yet, you wear a Che T-shirt?" Glenn said.

Glenn went on to argue that, even though the left has "bastardized" the meaning of our country, he still believes America is the best nation on Earth. In fact, he'd give up his citizenship "in a heartbeat" if another country could prove to be better, more noble, and more free. But no other nation exists like ours, he said, which is why it's so imperative we fight for freedom here, in Cuba, and around the world.

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There's a new "reality" spreading, and the mere act of questioning it has become incredibly dangerous, Wall Street Journal investigative journalist Abigail Shrier told Glenn on the most recent episode of "The Glenn Beck Podcast."

Shrier's book, "Irreversible Damage: The Transgender Craze Seducing Our Daughters," exposes the radical gender activism that — like critical race theory — has overtaken our children's schools and culture. But even worse, she warned, it could end your parental rights for good.

Shrier made it clear she is by no means "anti-trans," but simply speaking up against the extremes of this new "reality" has made her enemy No. 1 to many activists. Her book has been bashed so hard by the Left that Target has stopped selling it twice, Amazon once banned ads for it, and the American Booksellers Association even called sending it to others "a serious, violent incident."

In the clip below, Shrier explained why she believes "there may be no hope for the public school system."

"You have teachers behaving like activists across the country who have no interest in actually teaching. They believe their job is to remake your child," she asserted. "We're seeing so much evidence of that, I think it's fair to say that it may be too deeply rooted in the ideology being taught in public school. I'm not sure that the public school system is redeemable at this point."

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What is actually in Texas' new GOP-led voting bill? Nearly every Texas House Democrat fled the state to block its passage, calling it racist and oppressive, and President Joe Biden backed them as well.

But Texas Gov. Greg Abbott (R) joined Glenn Beck on the radio program Friday to set the record straight and call out the lies: All of these claims are "completely false." He also explained his promise to "arrest" the Texas House Democrats when they return to the Lone Star State.

"What is in the bill is completely different than what they're saying, what Kamala Harris is saying, what President Biden is saying. What's in the bill actually increases the number of hours that people have to vote in the state of Texas. In the state of Texas, we have at least 12 days of early voting, and we are adding hours to those days. And on top of that, we are giving people time off from work to be able to vote. Bottom line, we're making it easier to vote in the state of Texas," Gov Abbott explained.

"In comparison, Delaware — the state that President Biden votes in — has exactly zero hours of early voting," he added. "That said, there is one thing that we're doing in the state of Texas, and that is we're making sure we tighten the reins on mail-in ballots that can lead to voter fraud. And it's not me saying that. It's a federal judge, appointed by Barack Obama, in Corpus Christi, Texas, who wrote in a legal opinion that voter fraud occurs, quote, in abundance as it concerns mail-in ballots. We know. Texans know. There is fraud in mail-in ballots in the state of Texas. It must be fixed. That's one thing we're trying to do. That being said, all these claims that we're denying people the right to vote and yada, yada, yada, are completely false."

Abbott went on to discuss the much-debated voter ID laws in Texas and to explain why Democrats insist on calling basic voter ID requirements "racist."

"When Democrats do not have truth on their side, they resort to one single word and that is 'racism' ... Texas implemented voter ID almost a decade ago, and when we went through that fight, what word did they use? Racism," he said. "Guess what? After Texas imposed voter ID requirements in the state of Texas, there have been more people voting and more people of color who went to vote. Voting didn't get harder. It got easier and more abundant in the state of Texas. And so, once again, Democrats have absolutely no legal standing, other than to say, 'racism.'"

Glenn asked Gov. Abbott to explain his pledge to "arrest" the Democratic lawmakers that fled once they return to Texas.

"Let me explain how this works. So, whenever there is a break of quorum, which is what is happening now — meaning there is not a sufficient number of people who are showing up to the Texas House of Representatives for the Texas House to engage in business. Whenever there's a quorum break like that, the House issues what's called a 'call on the House.' And when that happens, the sergeant-at-arms is authorized to work with the Texas Department of Public Safety, to — you can call it arrest, apprehend, whatever you want to call it — any of the members who are not in the Texas House of Representatives and bring them to the Texas House where they will be 'cabined' with no ability to leave the Texas House chamber, without a permission slip from the speaker."

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