There is something seriously wrong with Harry Reid

Pat has labeled Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) “the worst living human being on the planet,” and Stu coined the phrase “evnile” to describe the three-decade long incumbent. Glenn has said several times that he honestly believes the 74-year-old is not well, and his latest comments about the Supreme Court’s 5-4 decision in Burwell vs. Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc. case further proves this theory.

Earlier this week, Reid vowed Congress would “do something” about the Supreme Court’s Hobby Lobby ruling. He doubled down on that promise on Tuesday, telling reporters the decision of the “five white men” who voted in favor of the Christian, family-owned business would not be tolerated.

“The one thing we are going to do during this work period, sooner rather than later, is to ensure that women’s lives are not determined by virtue of five white men,” Reid said. “This Hobby Lobby decision is outrageous and we are going to do something about it. People are going to have to walk down here and vote.”

Did you happen to catch the error in Reid’s reasoning?

As the Washington Free Beacon pointed out, Justice Clarence Thomas, who cast one of the five votes in support of Hobby Lobby, is black.

You can watch Reid’s remarks below courtesy of Roll Call:

On radio this morning, Glenn referenced one of Mahatma Gandhi’s “Seven Dangers of Human Virtue,” which cites “politics without principle.” Reid is supposedly a pro-life senator, and yet here he is deriding Hobby Lobby and religious freedom. There is not an ounce of principle left in Reid, which is part of what Glenn finds concerning.

“Harry Reid, I think, used to be a man of principle,” Glenn said. “I really truly… believe something is wrong with Harry Reid. I don't say that with malice. I say that with concern."

When you consider Stu’s characterization of Reid as both senile and evil – hence “evnile” – this recent episode seems to support the idea.

From the senile perspective, Reid failed to accurately describe the ethnicity of the Supreme Court justices he was chastising. From the evil perspective, Reid proved he is putting politics above all else. The Senator claims to be pro-life, and yet he received 100% ratings from the abortion activist group, NARAL Pro-Choice America, one seven different occasions.

“On the evil side of this,” Pat said, “here he is fighting against the religious liberty of Hobby Lobby and for just the federal government mandating abortion when he is supposedly a pro-life senator.”

Ironically, in his majority opinion, Justice Samuel Alito references the 1993 Religious Freedom Restoration Act, which passed the Senate in overwhelming fashion in a 97 to 3 vote. Reid was one of the senators who supported the act. So has he “evolved” on the issue à la President Obama or Hillary Clinton on gay marriage, or has he simply forgotten the positions he supposedly supports?

“It's hard,” Stu said. “I go back and forth. Is he willy-nilly just going out there and disagreeing with himself? Or is he just that senile an forgets he supported those positioning in the past?”

As Glenn explained, perhaps there is no greater evidence that term limits should be implemented than watching Reid or the recently re-elected four-term incumbent Senator Thad Cochran (R-MS) stumble in such ways.

“I'm sure at some point [Reid] was an honorable man, but as [Senator] Orrin Hatch (R-UT) said to me: ‘I have never met anybody who came to this town and left a better man.’ Well, Orin, Harry, Thad, Ted Cruz, Rand Paul, anybody who's just been elected, remember that. It's why George Washington had two terms and left,” Glenn concluded. “Why haven't these ‘honorable men’ self-selected out? [E]ven King George said if George Washington gives that seat up… he will be the greatest man to ever live. These are not the greatest men to ever live.”

On Monday's episode of "The Glenn Beck Radio Program," Glenn opened up about the tragic death of his brother-in-law, Vincent Colonna Jr., who passed away unexpectedly on April 5. He also shared some of the important thoughts and insights he's learned through the grieving process.

"Last Monday, I was sitting in this chair ... the two-minute warning comes and Stu said to me, 'You ready for the show?'' ... And that's when my wife [Tania] came to the door of the studio here at our house and said, 'I...' and she held the phone up. And then she collapsed on the floor in tears," Glenn began. "Tania's brother had passed. To say this was a shock, is an understatement."

Glenn described his brother-in-law as having "a servant's spirit."

"He was always the guy who lit up the room. He was always the guy helping others. He would never stop, because he was always helping others," Glenn said of Vincent. "He was on the school board. He was a little league coach. He was the soccer coach. He helped build the church. He took care of the lawn of the church. He was constantly doing things, raising money for charity, working over here, helping to organize this. But he was never the guy in the spotlight. He was just the guy doing it, and you had no idea how much he had done because he never talked about it.

"We also didn't know how much mental anguish he was in because he never talked about it. And last Monday morning, after spending Easter with the family ... he killed himself. This is now the third family member of mine that has gone through this. And I keep seeing it play out over and over and over again, in exactly the same way."

Glenn described his thoughts as he, Tania, and her family struggled to come to grips with the devastating loss.

"I learned some really important things as I was watching this wake. I'm seeing these people from all walks of life ... the people that were there, were there because [Vince] made a difference in their life. He was a true servant. As I'm watching this, all that kept going through my mind was, 'by their fruits, ye shall know them.' The fruits of his labor were on display. He was a servant all the time. All the time ... he found a way to love everybody.

"There are two great commandments: Love God with all your heart and mind and soul. And love your neighbor. So those two great commandments boil down to: Love truth. Because that's what God is," Glenn said.

"Love thy neighbor. That's where joy comes from. The opposite of joy is despair, and that is the complete absence of hope ... and how do you find joy? You find joy by rooting yourself in the truth. Even if that's a truth you don't want to accept. Accept the truth," he added. "But we have to stop saying that there's nothing we can do. What are we going to do? Well, here's the first thing: stop living a lie."

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After imprisoning a pastor for refusing to follow COVID-19 restrictions, Canadian officials barricaded his church. And when some church members retaliated by tearing down part of the fence, Canadian Mounties arrived in riot gear.

Rebel News Founder Ezra Levant joined Glenn Beck on the radio program to give his insight on the crazy situation. He described the new, armed police presence surrounding GraceLife Church in Edmonton, Alberta, and how it not only encouraged hundreds of protesters to stand with the church in support but forced congregation members underground to worship as well.

What's happening is eerily similar to what occurs everyday in China, Levant says, and it must stop. Who would have thought this type of tyranny would be so close to home?

Watch the video below to hear Ezra describe the religious persecution taking place in Canada.


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Enough prayers? Why is supposed Catholic Joe Biden suggesting that Congress ought to stop praying for after someone commits acts of gun violence?

On Friday, Stu Burguiere and Pat Gray filled in for Glenn and discussed President Joe Biden's remarks during his speech on gun control. "Enough prayers. Time for some action," Biden said. Stu and Pat were surprised how dismissive Biden appeared to be on the idea of prayer.

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Just days after Canadian pastor James Coates was released from prison for refusing to bow to COVID-19 lockdown restrictions, several police officers showed up at another church to ensure restrictions were being followed. But Polish pastor Artur Pawlowski of the Cave of Adullam Church in Alberta, Canada, knew his rights, telling the cops not to come back until they had a warrant in hand.

Filling in for Glenn Beck on the radio program this week, Pat Gray and Stu Burguiere played a video of the interaction.

"Please get out. Please get out of this property immediately. Get out!" Pawlowski can be heard yelling at the six officers who entered his church.

"Out! Out! Out! Get out of this property immediately until you come back with a warrant," he continued. "Go out and don't come back. I don't want to talk to you. You Nazis, Gestapo is not allowed here! ... Nazis are not welcome here! Do not come back you Nazi psychopaths. Unbelievable sick, evil people. Intimidating people in a church during the Passover! You Gestapo, Nazi, communist fascists! Don't you dare come back here!"

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