What is America's 'Why'?

Glenn welcomed Simon Sinek, author of Start With Why and Leaders Eat Last, onto his radio show for a extended conversation on the human brain, the origins of happiness and success, and fundamental right and principles. It was a rare opportunity for Glenn to have a conversation on air with someone who may not agree with him on politics on where people on the right and the left can find common ground. In the opening segment, they started off on why America exists in the first place and debating whether or not that idea has been lost over time.

"It was written for us in the Declaration of Independence. We know why we exist our country exists because we believe that all men are created equal. We believe that this country of equal men and women was endowed with certain alien rights amongst which include life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. That's why this country exists. We declared it ask that's why we wanted to be separated from Great Britain," Simon said.

"Do you believe we still even know that?" Glenn asked.

"As a nation, I think it's gone fuzzy. And because that belief has gotten fuzzy, we've ended up fighting about the what it is the details right and the we've forgotten the context the details in which those exists. The debate is fine as long as we agree on why we're here," Simon said.

But do people still all agree on why America exists? Simon said that there have been moments in history when the ideas of "all men are created equal" gets reinforced, for example in The Gettysburg Address. But Simon also mentioned FDR's Four Freedoms speech, which Glenn said wasn't in line with the founding principles of America.

"The Four Freedom Speech in particular is a good example of the beginning of the twisting of the why. Because FDR did not believe in the Declaration of Independence," Glenn said.

Glenn said that many progressive presidents - including Woodrow Wilson, FDR, and Barack Obama - have interpreted the Constitution as a document of it's time and it needs to be reinterpreted to fit America today. They see the federal government's role being one that ensures the citizens have freedom from fear and freedom from want.

"Let's look at them: freedom from fear. I love that here's a dad standing with a newspaper tucked under his arm. It says war tucking his son in. Okay. Freedom from fear. I don't want my kids to have to worry about these things. But there is no guarantee that they're never going to to be afraid. And in fact, it's dangerous to say, you'll never be afraid," Glenn said.

"Of course. These are years old. These these are years old. They are things that pursue that we will practically never ever have, but it's worth trying. You know, all men are created equal, endowed with these certain unalienable rights. For all practical purposes, we'll never get to that perfection, but we'll die trying," Simon said.

Everything comes down to the two Senate runoffs in Georgia. If we lose both races, we lose the country. Democrats know this and are pouring in millions to usher in a Marxist agenda.

As the Left tries to hide how radical the two candidates really are, Glenn takes us inside the Democrat war room to expose the wolf in pastor's clothing, Raphael Warnock, and America's Justin Trudeau, Jon Ossoff. Socialism, the Green New Deal, and "defund the police" are all on the table. And Glenn warns of what's to come if conservatives don't activate: Chuck Schumer will weaponize the Senate, and the radical Left will launch an all-out assault to ravage the Constitution.

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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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