Meet the man Glenn called ‘one of the more important voices to unite America’

On Tuesday’s Glenn Beck Program, musician, columnist, and self-described “joy boy” Andrew W.K. joined Glenn for the full hour to discuss a myriad of topics. W.K. has been in the news lately because of some remarkable advice he has handed down to readers via his weekly Village Voice column “Ask Andrew W.K.” It was a combination of those articles and their conversation on Tuesday that had Glenn calling W.K. “one of the more important voices to unite America.”

Glenn asked W.K. to explain a bit about his childhood, which very much informed how he came to have such a diverse viewpoint. Born in California, W.K. and his brother were raised in Michigan. His father is a professor of law at University of Michigan Ann Arbor. W.K. described his mother as “the world’s greatest mom” who is “dedicated to making our dreams come true.”

W.K. said he enjoyed growing up in southeast Michigan because of the breadth of thinkers and opinions in the area.

“You have a lot of radical thinking,” W.K. said, “meaning mind-blowing stuff, ways of looking at the world that I never imagined, kinds of music and culture that I never knew existed and probably wouldn’t have known existed if I hadn’t had the good fortune of meeting people there. So I had a lot of mentors early on, including piano teachers and good school teachers.”

Additionally, W.K. said his father constantly challenged him to reevaluate his thoughts and beliefs, and what he considered to be true.

“He would always just sort of flip things for me, and I would get infuriated because I really just wanted him to agree and cheer each other on and get all excited about it,” W.K. recalled. “But he said, ‘Well, who’s to say that that’s the way?’ And I said, ‘Is that what you think?’ He’s like, ‘I don’t know.’ So he had that very open mind in that it would force me to consider other points of view.”

Considering his father’s academic background, Glenn asked W.K. if his parents were concerned that he chose not to go to college. Interestingly, W.K. aid his father was particularly supportive because of how familiar he is with the university system.

“Well, he was very concerned at first, but, as he’s been quoted saying, he said, ‘Look, I teach college. Believe me, it’s no big deal,’” W.K. explained. “I think he was so deep into it also that he was able to see that… maybe that it wasn’t entirely crucial. He was concerned for my well-being, what I was going to end up doing… but, in a way, that was of course also very motivating for me.”

Ultimately, W.K. said college can be a very important and exciting time for young people, though it may not be for everyone.

“When it comes to college… I think being faced with that moment out of high school of ‘do I go to college or not’ is not just about education or not education,” W.K. concluded. “It’s the first moment where you can actually maybe break out on your own, and I think that’s an exciting moment for any student to have.”

An Afghan interpreter who helped save then-Sen. Joe Biden's life in 2008 was among those stranded in Afghanistan after Biden's troop withdrawal. He has now escaped the country with his family, but not with President Biden's help.

Thanks to private organizations, including The Nazarene Fund, the interpreter and his family have now been rescued.

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A shocking new report by The Daily Wire reveals that the furious father whose arrest at a school board meeting likely sparked the call for the FBI to investigate anti-CRT parents like domestic terrorists was furious for good reasons: The Loudoun County School Board allegedly tried to cover up his daughter's rape.

Rep. Chris Stewart (R-Utah) joined Glenn Beck on the radio program Tuesday to discuss the incident and explain why he joined 60 lawmakers in a letter to Attorney General Merrick Garland demanding answers for why the FBI is targeting parents.

"We want to know ... what kind of coordination took place between the White House, activist groups and teachers unions, and the Department of Justice," Stewart told Glenn. "Because we have evidence that there was [coordination] and, in fact, that the White House are the ones who initiated this. They asked for these activist groups to write this inflammatory letter to the Department of Justice saying they were 'intimidated' and that they 'felt threatened', giving the Department of Justice Attorney General Garland, the excuse to say, 'Okay, well, we have to respond'."

Stewart went on to say he believes the federal government would only involve the FBI in such an issue if its purpose is to silence and intimidate parents concerned about the "poison" being taught to their kids in school. So, what can he and the other representatives who disagree with the Biden administration's overreach of power do to stop it?

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Taiwan's Foreign Minister Joseph Wu is now warning that his nation is preparing for war with China after Beijing flew a record number of warplanes over Taiwanese territory. Wu reached out to another country for help, but it wasn't the United States.

In a video, Wu urged Australia to help prepare for a possible invasion, but gave the U.S. no mention.

"The defense of Taiwan is in our own hands, and we are absolutely committed to that. And if China is going to launch a war against Taiwan, we will fight until the end. And that is our commitment. And, of course, during this period of time, we would like to exchange with other countries for security cooperation," Wu said on ABC News In-depth's China Tonight program. "We would like to engage in security or intelligence exchanges with other like-minded partners, Australia included, so that Taiwan is better prepared to deal with the war situation. And so far, our relations with Australia is very good. And that is what we appreciate it for."

On "The Glenn Beck Program," Glenn, Pat Gray, and Stu Burguiere discussed whether or not America would do anything during such a conflict — because it sure seems like President Joe Biden is more focused on working with China to fight climate change. Plus, why did China just cut off all cryptocurrency?

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