Why does Pat have such a vendetta against pool noodles?

Summer is now upon us, and Glenn has a family vacation planned at their ranch in the coming weeks. On radio this morning, Glenn reflected on the simplicity of life in the small farming community and the fact that his children have found ways to keep themselves entertained without modern technology. That led Pat to sound off on his frustrations with today’s society – including a deep-seated hatred of pool noodles.

“So it's almost time for vacations to start all around the country. I don't know what you have planned for vacation, but we are going up to the farm and just kind of hanging out with the cows. I thought my kids would really have a hard time hanging out with nothing, literally nothing to do… [But] it is actually our favorite thing to do,” Glenn explained. “You would be surprised, if you just leave them outside with nothing but rocks and sticks, how many things they find to do with just rocks and sticks.”

Pat was quick to point out that one of the pitfalls of modern technology is the constant stimulation it has provided. Kids are so used to being entertained 24/7, they struggle to cope when things aren’t planned out to a tee.

“It's just they don't experience that anymore because we're so used to providing every second,” Pat said. "You have to buy those pool noodles for them, so you could have a backyard water park.”

“What's wrong with the pool noodles,” Stu interjected. “You led your argument with anti-noodle propaganda.”

“I never had pool noodles when I was a kid,” Pat explained. “I never once had a pool noodle in my celebration of summertime. I might have had a tennis racket.”

As it turns out, Pat doesn’t just have an issue with the now ubiquitous pool toy. He is equally frustrated with how far out of the way we go to accommodate everyone.

“When you invite kids over, you have to have the popsicles – not just the pool noodles, but the vegan popsicles,” Pat continued. “You have to serve food without nitrates or skin on it or meat in it or any kind of attitude. You have to have a taste-free hotdogs made out of turkey, gluten-free buns… Do you have peanut butter? You could kill someone.”

It didn’t take long, however, for Glenn to get to the root of Pat’s anger.

“You know what this is? This is Pat living with his wife,” Glenn reasoned. “Because all of that stuff, I've heard her say. I've heard her say almost all of that. That's all her.”

“Yes. Additives, nitrates… I can't remember the last time I saw a hotdog in our house,” Pat lamented. “We don't have actual hotdogs from pigs or even cows. We don't have an all-beef hotdog. No hotdogs anywhere near our home anymore. It’s probably been five years.”

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On the radio program this week, Glenn Beck and Pat Gray discussed a series of recent polls that suggest presidential nominee Joe Biden's expected lead may be slipping with traditionally Democratic voters.

A new poll conducted by the Jewish Electorate Institute shows that two-thirds of Jewish voters still plan to vote for the Biden-Harris ticket in November. However, President Donald Trump's support within the Jewish community is also the highest among any Republican candidate in recent history.

In more bad news for Biden, a CNN poll (yes, CNN) released last month showed growing support for President Trump among black voters in swing states. Meanwhile, his support among Latino voters remains at roughly 33%.

"I don't think it's going to go the way the Democrats hope that it will," Glenn said of the election. "If you look at the groups that the Democrats have carefully fostered ... that's falling apart. If Donald Trump can grow that by 5%, and hurt the Democrats by 5% ... that alone could swing the election."

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We're being set up for a civil war. The Left is grooming us for an Eastern European-style revolution this election, and they're not even trying to hide it any more. The playbook for Mainstreet USA is the exact same that has been used in places like Ukraine, initiated by the same people in order to completely upend the American system.

On his Wednesday night special this week, Glenn Beck takes us through a tale of three chalkboards that will connect the dots: the Obama admin in Ukraine, the State Department's relationship with George Soros, Black Lives Matter and Antifa riots, the Great Reset, public school indoctrination, mail-in voting. It all points to something dangerous happening in November if we don't act now.

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The left has already determined that the wildfires raging across the West Coast were definitely caused by climate change and Big Tech is determined to silence anyone who dares suggest otherwise. Facebook even announced a sweeping policy on Saturday to remove posts that claim the fires were caused by arson from far-left activists.

But on his radio program Wednesday, Glenn Beck revealed multiple arrest records for suspected arsonists in California, Oregon, and Washington — and several of those charged and arrested were also instigators in Black Lives Matter rallies, violent protests, and Antifa riots. He also called out the "news gods" in Big Tech, daring them to try to censor his video.

"I asked my staff, to see if there was any evidence [of arson] on the fires. And I don't mean evidence from Twitter. I mean evidence. Is there anybody who has been arrested for arson?" Glenn said. "Well, here they are. And YouTube and Facebook, go ahead. I want you to demonetize this clip. I want you to somehow or another say that we're lying. I want you to throttle this. Go ahead. Because then you're going to have to explain what we got wrong. And I happen to have all the documents right here. So my attorney is really ready for that throttling or demonetization. You say you're a protector of the truth? Great, here it is."

Glenn read off the first 10 arrest records, which combined allege the destruction of more than 120,000 acres and 700 structures, as well as tens of thousands of people evacuated from their homes.

"You want to tell us, PolitiFact, how you came to the conclusion ... that there was no arson in these fires?" Glenn asked. "Can you tell me how you came to that conclusion? Because your fact-check seems to be entirely false."

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Former White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders joined Glenn Beck on this week's podcast to share her unique perspective as a trusted adviser and confidante to President Donald Trump for two and a half years, which she also details in her new book, "Speaking for Myself: Faith, Freedom, and the Fight of Our Lives Inside the Trump White House."

Sarah described the unprecedented levels of corruption she saw firsthand during the Russia probe and shocking lengths to which Democratic leaders and the mainstream media would go to "take the president down."

Sarah said she often saw sides of Donald Trump that the media never covered. Recently, she went on the record denying the Atlantic's claims that the president mocked our military during a 2018 trip to France. She was on that trip, she told Glenn, and her account of what really happened paints a very different picture.

"The people who are making this outrageous charge are such cowards for doing so in an anonymous way. If you really believed this, and believed it was wrong, one, why did it take you so long? And, two, put your name on it the way the rest of us have," Sarah said.

"He didn't say those things. Not only was I there that day, Glenn, I spent two and a half years traveling all over the world with the president, watching him interact with men and women of our armed forces almost every single day during that two-and-a-half year period," she added.

"This is a person who loves America and loves the people who allow the rest of us to live in America, free, and have prosperity. And I got to see that a lot. I think it is shameful that people are trying to distort who he is and what he has done, particularly when it comes to the men and women in the military."

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