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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A "one-world government" is being formed right now and it’s called the Great Reset, Glenn Beck said on the radio program Monday. And now, rebuild plans for the fire-damaged Notre Dame Cathedral hint at the formation of a global church, too.

In this clip, Glenn detailed plans for the iconic, 850-year-old church’s "woke" renovations that sound more like a 'politically correct Disneyland' complete with a "discovery trail," "emotional spaces," and 14 themed chapels.

"Notre Dame is now being built back better as a 'woke theme park' dedicated to environmentalism and social justice," Glenn explained.

"There will be several different chapels within, [for example] a chapel for social justice, and then chapel for environmental justice," he continued. "Which leads me to this point. The 'one-world government' is being formed, right now. One-world government. It is being formed and it's called The Great Reset."

Glenn went on to predict that one of the first steps in the direction of a one-world government will be a push for a global religion.

"I think we're seeing the first church now being dedicated to the new global religion — and it is social justice, environmental justice, and all this gobbledygook. We all know, it's not just wrong, it is dangerous. That's the first church, the cathedral of Notre Dame, in France, is the first global church. Mark my words. Christian, Jews, Muslims ... this global church will bring darkness unlike you've ever seen."

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The Omicron COVID-19 variant: Should we ACTUALLY panic?

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As the new Omicron variant of the coronavirus approaches, it seems like those in power want everyone to be terrified, Glenn Beck argued on the radio program Monday.

The chair of the World Medical Association's Council, Frank Ulrich Montgomery, is already comparing the variant to Ebola and New York Gov. Kathy Hochul (D) has declared a state of emergency, despite the doctor who announced its discovery describing the new variant's symptoms as "unusual, but mild." So, should we really be worried or not?

In this clip, Glenn and producer Stu Burguiere reviewed what we know about the Omicron variant so far and gave a few reasons why we should wait for more information before succumbing to panic.

Note: The content of this clip does not provide medical advice. Please seek the advice of local health officials for any COVID-related questions & concerns.

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Faced with an oppressive government that literally burned people at the stake for printing Bibles, America's original freedom fighters risked it all for the same rights our government is starting to trample now. That's not the Pilgrim story our woke schools and corporate media will tell you. It's the truth, and it sounds a lot more like today's heroes in Afghanistan than the 1619 Project's twisted portrait of America.

This Thanksgiving season, Glenn Beck and WallBuilders president Tim Barton tell the full story of who the Pilgrims really were and what we must learn from them, complete with a sneak peek at the largest privately owned collection of Pilgrim artifacts.

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Saule Omarova, President Joe Biden's nominee for comptroller of the currency, admitted she wants to fight climate change by bankrupting coal, oil, and gas companies. Alarmingly, Biden's U.S. special climate envoy, John Kerry, seemed to agree with Omarova when he said "by 2030 in the United States, we won't have coal" at the COP26 conference in Glasgow, Scotland, earlier this month. But that could end in massive electrical blackouts and brownouts across the nation, BlazeTV host Glenn Beck warned.

Carol Roth, author of "The War On Small Business," joined "The Glenn Beck Program" to explain what experts say you can do now to prepare your family for potential coming power outages.

"It's interesting. Usually when I go out and talk to experts in areas that are not 100% core to my area of expertise and I say, 'I would like to give you credit.' Usually I get, 'OK, here's how you credit me.' But everyone is like, 'No, no. Let me tell you what happened, just don't use my name.' And this is across the country," Roth said. "This isn't just a California issue, which obviously [California] is leading the nation. But even experts out of Texas, people who are monitoring the electric grid are incredibly concerned about brownouts or blackouts now, already. So forget about 2030."

"You want to have a backup source of power," she continued. "Either a propane, diesel, or combo generator is something that you're going to want to have. Because in a state, for example like Texas, I'm told that once the state loses power, it will take a minimum of two weeks to restore plants back to operations and customers able to use grid power again. So, this isn't something that we've got nine years or whatever to be thinking about. We should be planning and preparing now."

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