‘We just have to cut down that hateful barrier’: Caller explains her recent personal transformation

From Montel Williams to Rabbi Irwin Kula, Glenn has been meeting with people of varying backgrounds and ideologies over the last several months. Glenn believes we are at a point in which we must focus on the issues that can unite us instead of those that divide us. On radio this morning, Melinda – a self-described “liberal lesbian” from Pennsylvania – called in to explain the personal transformation she has undergone as of late as a result of listening to Glenn’s radio program.

Below is a transcript of the call:

GLENN: Melinda in Pennsylvania. Hello, Melinda, you are on the Glenn Beck Program.

CALLER: Hi, Glenn. I just want to let you know I am a liberal lesbian, not calling to attack you. I started listening to your program about three or four months now. I started listening because I wanted to see what the other side was saying and what lies were coming out.

But I have to tell you: I'm hooked. And have been listening to you faithfully now for about the last month because I have heard something in you change. The message you are putting out for tolerance and love, regardless of color, religion, nationality is impressive. I feel like you are reaching out, just like I tried to reach out to understand the other side, and to bring both sides together, to take this country into a forward progressive state. And I just want you to know, I appreciate it and kudos to you, sir.

GLENN: Melinda, can I say thank you for everything up to the ‘forward progressive state’?

[LAUGHTER]

CALLER: I didn't mean it politically --

GLENN: I understand what you mean. So Melinda, may I ask you – and this is not coming with judgment – have you considered that -- because I have changed over the last five years. I have always been kind of on this path, but something really – a flip switched in me when we went to Washington, D.C. about five years ago --

PAT: By ‘always been on this path,’ you mean always, other than, except for everything leading up to 2000, right?

GLENN: Yes. In my drinking days -- let's forget about those really bad, scumbag days --

[LAUGHTER]

PAT: Let’s forget about those.

GLENN: But anyway, have you considered -- because we have always raised money for charity. We have always tried to do these things – even in my bad drinking days. Have you considered that, while I have changed my language perhaps, you are open-minded enough to take the walk toward me and see something that maybe people didn't want you to see in me. And I wasn't make it easy for you to see.

CALLER: Absolutely. Absolutely. Once I got out of mainstream media and started thinking for myself and started researching for myself, I found that there are so many things that are the same coming from you and from me. While we may disagree on certain points, absolutely, I ever opened myself up and opened my ears to listen. And by doing that, I'm able to better understand where someone is coming from whom I may have thought was my enemy in the past. So absolutely, I have come a long way too.

PAT: That's great.

GLENN: I can't thank you enough for your phone call. Thank you. Thank you. Thank you.

CALLER: Thank you for what you are doing and keep bringing us together, and keep telling people how we're all the same and we're all on the same side, but we just have to cut down that hateful barrier and open our ears with a loving heart. Thank you so much, sir.

GLENN: Thank you. God bless you, Melinda.

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) joined the "Glenn Beck Radio Program" to explain how mail-in ballots are typically disqualified during recounts at a far higher rate than in-person, Election Day ballots, and why this is "good news" for President Donald Trump's legal battle over the election.

"One of the things that gives the greatest cause for optimism is, this election ... there's a pretty marked disparity in terms of how the votes were distributed. On Election Day, with in-person voting, Donald Trump won a significant majority of the votes cast on in-person voting on Election Day. Of mail-in voting, Joe Biden won a significant majority of the votes cast early on mail-in voting," Cruz explained.

"Now, here's the good news: If you look historically to recounts, if you look historically to election litigation, the votes cast in person on Election Day tend to stand. It's sort of hard to screw that up. Those votes are generally legal, and they're not set aside. Mail-in votes historically have a much higher rate of rejection … when they're examined, there are a whole series of legal requirements that vary state by state, but mail-in votes consistently have a higher rate of rejection, which suggests that as these votes begin being examined and subjected to scrutiny, that you're going to see Joe Biden's vote tallies go down. That's a good thing," he added. "The challenge is, for President Trump to prevail, he's got to run the table. He's got to win, not just in one state but in several states. That makes it a lot harder to prevail in the litigation. I hope that he does so, but it is a real challenge and we shouldn't try to convince ourselves otherwise."

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Fox News senior meteorologist Janice Dean is perhaps even more disgusted with New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) for his coronavirus response than BlazeTV's Stu Burguiere (read what Stu has to say on the subject here), and for a good reason.

She lost both of her in-laws to COVID-19 in New York's nursing homes after Gov. Cuomo's infamous nursing home mandate, which Cuomo has since had scrubbed from the state's website and blamed everyone from the New York Post to nursing care workers to (every leftist's favorite scapegoat) President Donald Trump.

Janice joined Glenn and Stu on the "Glenn Beck Radio Program" Tuesday to ask why mainstream media is not holding Gov. Cuomo — who recently published a book about his leadership during the COVID-19 pandemic — accountable?

"I'm vocal because I have not seen the mainstream media ask these questions or demand accountability of their leaders. [Cuomo] really has been ruling with an iron fist, and every time he does get asked a question, he blames everybody else except the person that signed that order," Janice said.

"In my mind, he's profiting off the over 30 thousand New Yorkers, including my in-laws, that died by publishing a book on 'leadership' of New York," she added. "His order has helped kill thousands of relatives of New York state. And this is not political, Glenn. This is not about Republican or Democrat. My in-laws were registered Democrats. This is not about politics. This is about accountability for something that went wrong, and it's because of your [Cuomo's] leadership that we're put into this situation."

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As America grows divided and afraid to disagree with the Democrats' woke plan for America, Megyn Kelly is ready to fight back for the truth. For nearly two decades, she navigated the volatile and broken world of the media. But as America leans on independent voices more than ever, she's breaking new ground with "The Megyn Kelly Show."

She joined the latest Glenn Beck Podcast to break down what's coming next after the election: Black Lives Matter is mainstream, leftists are making lists of Trump supporters, and the Hunter Biden scandal is on the back burner.

Megyn and Glenn reminisce about their cable news days (including her infamous run-in with then-presidential candidate Donald Trump) and to look into the chaotic and shady world of journalism and the growing entitlement it's bred. For example, many conservatives have been shocked by how Fox News handled the election.

Megyn defended Fox News, saying she believes Fox News' mission "is a good one," but also didn't hold back on hosts like Neil Cavuto, who cut off a White House briefing to fact check it — something she never would have done, even while covering President Obama.

Megyn also shared this insightful takeaway from her time at NBC: "Jane Fonda was an ass."

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Glenn Beck has had enough of exposing scandal after scandal, just to have everyone look the other way: Benghazi, Hillary Clinton's emails, Joe and Hunter Biden's dealings in Ukraine and China … the list goes on, but no consequences are paid. Now, the media have called the election for Joe Biden and insist no one can question it. But for many of the more than 71 million people who voted for President Trump, our search for the truth isn't over yet.

On his Wednesday night special this week, Glenn called out the left's long list of alleged corruption that has gone unchecked and stressed that Donald Trump's legal team must be allowed to go through the process of investigating the multiple allegations of election fraud to ensure our voting systems are fair.

"I don't know about you, but I'm tired. I am worn out. I am fed up!" Glenn said during his opening monologue. "I've had enough. I am tired of exposing corruption, doing our homework, even going overseas and having documents translated to make sure they're exactly right, [and] presenting the evidence ... except, once we expose it, nothing happens. Nobody goes to jail. Nobody pays for a damn thing any more!"

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