It’s ‘a miracle’ — Glenn discusses his miraculous recovery

Several weeks ago Glenn revealed severe health issues that he’d been struggling with for years. Glenn posted on Facebook last Friday that doctors declared some amazing news — he was given the medical all clear. They all said it was a “miracle” — Glenn reacts to the great news on radio today.

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GLENN: So I want to talk to you a little bit about miracles. And do you actually believe in miracles? I contend that a lot of people don't. On Friday, I went to the doctor, and I witnessed, and so did my doctor and my wife a full-fledged miracle. In fact, the doctor said to me, there is no way to explain what has just happened.

PAT: Medically. Right?

He has no medical explanation for you.

GLENN: He said, I think we helped. He said, but honestly I was lying to you. He said, I was trying to tell you that, you know, hey, you know, things could get better.

Now, what I wrote on Friday on Facebook: Just got back from a doctor's appointment. Great news. One year ago, I had five different autoimmune disorders. Five autoimmune disorders. I wrote, I had Addison's disease along with a buttload of other things. To be honest with you, I did not have Addison's disease. The reason I wrote that is because the doctor said, I thought you were headed for Addison's disease. You had adrenal fatigue and adrenal failure, and I thought you were headed for Addison's. He said, I thought it was a matter of time before you had Addison's.

He stood there, and he looked at -- I got all my blood tests back. And I've been telling Pat for the last four weeks, I've been coming in in the morning, and there are mornings that I feel like I haven't felt in maybe ten years. And I said to Pat, I think I've been healed. I think I've been healed.

My weight gain is because of all of the medicine that they had me on. All of a sudden my body started working, and so all the medicines they had me on were attacking my body. I didn't need all of that medicine.

So I wrote on Friday: Today, I get my test results back. Zero autoimmune. And adrenal glands, full-force. The doctors told me they've never seen this happen before. I promised God that if he would just heal me to any extent of his will, I would pronounce the miracle.

Last summer, when I got my brain back online, I thought that was a miracle, and I pronounced the miracle. Today, I can rightfully say I have been healed. I want to thank the doctors at Carrick and the Carrick Brain Center, but more importantly, the architect of our body, God.

Believe. God is good. I've spent at least the last four years in hell. I would have given up if it weren't for my wife and my faith. Don't give up. Miracles happen. Life gets better. You're needed in the fight.

That's what I wrote on Friday. 123,000 likes. And how many comments? I don't even know. An absurd amount of comments. 13,000 comments.

But what I noticed in the comments were the number of people that said, this isn't possible. Glenn Beck is lying.

Now --

PAT: About which part? About being sick in the first place? That would have had to have been a lie?

GLENN: Yeah, there were some that came out and said, he didn't have Addison's. There's no way he had Addison's. And I corrected them immediately. I was borderline Addison's. I did not have that. I put that in there. I was writing on the way home in the car. Put that in there because I honestly don't understand what Addison's is.

PAT: I don't know what it is.

GLENN: To the fullest extent. And there is no cure for Addison's. However --

PAT: Except from God.

GLENN: It doesn't matter. It doesn't matter. If God chooses to heal Addison's, he will heal Addison's. If he chooses to heal anything. There were others that said, he didn't have five autoimmune diseases. Those are impossible to get -- I'll show you the blood tests. I'll show you the tests. For the love of Pete. Well, actually I won't show you the tests, but I could back it up.

PAT: This is kind of interesting. Addison's is a disorder that occurs in your body when your body produces insufficient amounts of certain hormones. Your adrenal glands produce too little cortisol, which you had.

GLENN: Yes.

PAT: And often insufficient levels of aldosterone. I don't know if you had that.

GLENN: I don't know.

PAT: But you definitely had the too little cortisol. That was for sure.

GLENN: It's full-fledged adrenal failure. Your adrenal glands completely shut off.

PAT: It sounds exactly like what you had.

GLENN: No. See, I don't know the difference. I know that John F. Kennedy had Addison's. They were afraid when I first came in that I had Addison's. I didn't have Addison's. They said I was borderline Addison's. It's like your skin even changes color and everything else. It's a really nasty, nasty disease. But I would say adrenal failure is a nasty, nasty disease. Adrenal fatigue is a nasty. When your adrenal glands aren't working, it's nasty.

PAT: We should mention because people will probably ask, is the pain completely gone?

GLENN: No.

PAT: So that's kind of weird. But there's still some lingering symptoms from the neuropathy?

GLENN: I don't know.

PAT: Or whatever that was.

GLENN: I don't know what it is.

PAT: You're making it up. It's all in your head.

GLENN: It's all in my head.

PAT: Maybe you should just stop making it up and then the pain would go away.

GLENN: Don't do this, Pat. Pat is only doing this now as you see because a he knows how much I say, I have to be making this up. This is not happening. I'm sitting curled in a ball and I'm saying, it's not happening. I'm fine. I'm totally fine.

[laughter]

No, that hasn't gone away, but everything else has.

PAT: Yeah.

GLENN: And all I wanted, I wanted to be able to think straight again. And I got that back.

PAT: You're definitely doing that now. More energy. Just more you.

GLENN: Yeah. Then I needed my energy back. If I could get my energy back. Most people don't know, I was taking like two-hour naps between the show. So I would do the radio show -- and people have seen it. At times, I haven't been able to stay awake on the radio show. Even recently, I have not been able to stay awake on the radio show. And it's been really, really difficult. It's almost like having -- what is that?

PAT: Narcolepsy.

GLENN: My gosh. I don't know how people do it with narcolepsy. I worked way guy with narcolepsy. Have you ever known anybody with it? Besides you? You are close to it.

PAT: Pretty close.

GLENN: You're pretty close to it.

PAT: I haven't.

GLENN: Oh, it's so nasty. So nasty. I worked with a guy, he was a sales manager. And he had narcolepsy. And we would be in the middle of meetings. Just the two of us talking, then all of a sudden [snoring]. And you didn't know what to do. You would just sit in his office for a while, and then you would quietly get up and walk away. And then he would come back in a few minutes, I'm so sorry. It was so bad. I felt so bad for him.

PAT: That would be a hard. That would be hard.

GLENN: Yeah. Yeah. Yeah. Really hard.

PAT: Although, on the latest -- your latest plane travel, you didn't have the pain you normally do.

GLENN: No.

PAT: It might be getting better in that aspect, yes?

GLENN: Yes, might be getting better. I mean, I just --

PAT: Have you had since you've gotten back from Las Vegas?

GLENN: Yes. But the good thing is, my energy is back, my adrenal glands are back. I mean, full-force. My adrenal glands are back full-force.

PAT: And producing the cortisol you need and all that stuff?

GLENN: Yeah. All of my autoimmune disorders are gone.

PAT: Wow. Jeez, so great.

GLENN: Five of them, all gone. The -- a lot of the things that I was having problems with, with the food, a lot of that stuff is cleared up. Still can't have bread. Still can't have a lot of things. But --

PAT: Do they think eventually you'll be able to?

GLENN: No. That's it.

PAT: That kind of sucks.

GLENN: Yeah.

PAT: Again, did you tell them what I told my wife, bread, staff of life? Sound familiar?

GLENN: I didn't tell them that. What they said is some people are different. He said -- I said, oh, come on. And he said, some people just can't handle it. Not everybody, but just some people can't handle it. I think you're one of those guys that can't handle dairy products and wheat.

PAT: So still no dairy?

GLENN: No. I was really pissed. Goat's milk came out bad. I'm like, aw, no, not the goat's milk. Come on. And you know something else? No Brussels sprouts. Come on. Brussels sprouts and goat's milk I can't have. You're killing me, Doc.

PAT: Did you used to eat those together a lot for dessert?

GLENN: Breakfast, lunch, dinner. What are you having? I'm having Brussels sprouts and goat's milk. That's what I'm having. Just kicking back. Watching the football game. Having a bowl of Brussels sprouts and goat's milk, but no more. It sucks.

PAT: Those days don't come back.

GLENN: So yesterday, and it was so amazing, Pat and I were sitting in church yesterday and the whole thing seemed to be on miracles, didn't it?

PAT: It was.

GLENN: It was all on miracles. And partly because our church is fasting. Our ward -- our single church is fasting because we have a couple of people who are really, really sick in our ward. And amazing people. Just amazing people. And so we've been fasting, and I think either coincidentally or it was planned that we would talk about miracles yesterday. And the miracles that sometimes don't come. Sometimes don't happen.

And, you know, we go to church. We have this -- we're really fortunate. We get to go for three hours on Sunday.

PAT: That's a lot of fortune right there.

GLENN: Can't our many blessings on that one. So in hour two, we were -- it's like the Godfather, except not as good, just longer.

So in hour two, we were talking about the blessings that sometimes don't come. And --

PAT: Or at least not in the way you want them to. Not the way you expected. Like healings sometimes don't happen.

GLENN: Right.

PAT: And you lose people. And we had somebody like that in our area of the church, and the person who was relating the story said that after this person died, then all the miracles came, and they've seen a lot of them in their life since. Judge.

GLENN: There's a child that died. The family had been praying for other members of the family for a long time. And maybe the child's point in his life, his mission in life, was to help the family because the family has come together like in a miraculous way that no one thought was possible. Pretty amazing. And remarkable.

PAT: Uh-huh.

GLENN: But you could dismiss those miracles, and you could be mad that you didn't get the miracle you wanted.

Other people -- you know, I -- I said to Pat afterwards, my God, my God, why have you forsaken me? I mean, even at that moment, the Son of God asked that question. My God, my God, why have you forsaken me? He didn't. He just knew that the biggest miracle was the resurrection and the forgiveness of sins, the atonement. That was the miracle. Not to be taken off the cross. Not to be comforted. Not to have the pain taken away. But the real miracle was yet to come. And so here he is, the -- the icon that we all look to saying, why have you abandoned me? How many of us have our faiths tested? How many of us have said that? Maybe we feel God doesn't hear us, God is not responding. We can't hear him. Maybe we start to question our own faith.

How could there be a God? He's letting all this stuff happen. Where is he? I'm good. I've done everything I'm supposed to do. What have I done wrong? Where is he? If he loved me, he'd be here. He'd at least let me hear him. He'd at least show up just to say, hey, everything's going to be okay. I don't hear anything from him. Why? Why have you forsaken me?

Because the biggest miracle of your life is yet to come. It's just not necessarily the miracle you're looking for.

I put up on my Facebook page another post. It was Saturday. I said, I was reading all of the -- the messages, the good and the bad from the posts that I put up on Friday about the miracle in my life. And I said, I was a little dismayed at the number of people that question miracles. Not possible. Isn't that the point of a miracle?

We're questioning the little ones. The earth does not fly into the sun. It makes a revolution around the sun every year. Same revolution. It doesn't spin out of control. The temperature of space, if it changes by one degree, the entire thing collapses. We don't ever question the miracle of life itself. The fact that the sun is providing light and heat, warmth, life, that the temperature of space doesn't change, that the sun is coming up at the right time tomorrow morning. We never question the big miracles that happen every single day. My gosh, if he can do that, why do we question the little ones?

I've said to you before, you're going to see miracles in your lifetime. I believe we'll need part the Red Sea miracles in our lifetime. If we don't expect them, we will never see them. Teach yourself to believe once again in miracles because they're real. I know I've seen it.

Many members of the far-left already are calling for a ‘Night of Rage’ after the Supreme Court’s 6-3 decision to overturn Roe v. Wade, and the White House has been discussing plans to defy the ruling too. In fact, one idea floated by Biden Administration officials, according to the New York Times, includes providing abortions on military bases. So, will America experience another summer of riots? Are YOUR taxpayer dollars at risk? And what does this mean for deep-blue states? Josh Hammer, legal expert and opinion editor for Newsweek, joins Glenn to discuss what may come next...

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GLENN: Josh Hammer, he's the opinion editor of Newsweek. He's the host of the Josh Hammer show. He is really quite brilliant. One of the leading minds in the conservative movement, I think. Josh Hammer joins us now.

To tell us, what did you find in this decision?

JOSH: Glenn, great to be back with you, on such a momentous, and really such an emotional day, honestly. So, you know, look, as you said, this dropped recently. Funny enough, I was in the middle of getting a guest lecture from an organization on the advisory board as to when it drops. So I barely had any time to kind of skim through, let alone guess the concerning dissenting opinions. But it looks like this looks very similar, to the draft opinion that was leaked, by the Politico story, a month and a half ago, in early May. And I think those of us who were praying that the five justices from this leaked draft opinion, would have the fortitude to stiffen their spines against this unprecedented assault. Now knows that our prayers were answered, Glenn. That's really my takeaway right now.

This looks a lot like the leaked opinion. Justice Thomas and Justice Kavanaugh have some reconcurring opinions.

But unbelievable. And really just holding aside the constitutional law stuff for a second hear. Just speaking as pro-lifers, on a day like today, I think we really just need to pause. And I tweeted this out earlier. We need to just be grateful for our half century of pro-life activist forbearers. You know, this -- Glenn, this issue could have gone away after 1973. That was a long time ago. 1973. I mean, this issue could have just gone away. We owe a tremendous debt of gratitude to the pro-life moral activist. Political activist. And, of course, yes. Legal activist. Who fought day in and day out, that makes sure this great injustice stayed front and center of our national, political conscience. And in many days, the culmination of a half century of fighting for truth and justice. But in many ways, it's also a new beginning for the pro-life fight as well, interestingly.

STU: How do you mean a new beginning for the fight? I just it's going to turn, I think we're going to see abortion turn even darker in those states that allow it. Is that -- is that what you're meaning by this?

JOSH: Well, look, for a half century now, Roe vs. Wade, and its project any, specifically, the Planned Parenthood versus Casey case of 1992.

They took away from the states obviously. They arrogated authority away from the states, the ability to attempt to nationally codify one view of the morality of abortion.

It happened to be a profoundly immoral view. So these -- the fight now shifts to the states. And the pro-life activists. And all the 50 states. Especially, obviously in red states. Purple states. I mean, admittedly some blue states like New York and California, probably won't be able to touch them there.

But we have to make sure that our side is well positioned in the state Capitols for every red, purplish, probably even light blue state, to make sure we fight for successful, cogent, and morally consistent pro-life legislation. The state of Oklahoma, actually, just north of Texas. Right where you are now, Glenn. They have been leading on this actually. Governor Kevin Stitt signed into law, a fantastic pro-life bill there in Oklahoma. A few weeks ago. Maybe a month ago or so at this point, that basically just bans abortion straightforward from conception. And there are some -- you know, obviously, likable the mother. So forth. But we really need to start thinking about trying to craft legislation now, at the state level. But to your point, I do fear that the blue states will only double down in their radicalism. Unfortunately within that will only lead to an ever greater divide, in our country, that we have today. But obviously, at the end of the day. We're going to save at the end of the day, millions and millions of unborn children. We are going to save human beings who can grow up to cure cancer, who can win Nobel prices.

I mean, this is just a tremendous win for the human species. I don't know how to say it other than that.

GLENN: I will tell you, I saw the stat, that I think it was last year or the year before. 20 percent of all pregnancies ended in abortion. 20 percent.

JOSH: Wow.

GLENN: That is -- that is a shocking number. And we do have our -- our work cut out for us. Because I -- I think that these states are going to double down. But I think, you know -- God doesn't waste anything. You know, there is no waste with God. Even the -- even the worst things that could possibly happen, turn out to be something good. You know what I mean? You're like, holy cow, how did that just happen.

And I think that evil is going to fully come unmasked. I'm telling you, Josh. I don't know how you feel about this. I think this could be the day of America's Kristallnacht. I can see these pro-life centers being burned to the ground today. They're calling for a night of rage around the country. I think evil is going to show itself. And that will scare the American people, hopefully.

JOSH: You know, I've been thinking about this a lot this week, actually. Because I've been bracing for a new kind of George Floyd summer of love, happening this summer. Coming to a city or suburb near you. Unfortunately, myself. Look, I live in Florida. I know, Glenn, you live in Texas. It is in moments like this, where I do think that where you live matters. And who your mayor is. Who your governor is, matters.

Because law and order and rioting and anarchy is not really a federal issue. It is to a limited extent. June 2020, Tom Cotton wrote this op-ed that was pretty controversial at the time.

I happen to agree with it. Where he said, quote, unquote, send in the troops. And there is some federal legislation from the reconstruction era that would justify that.

But most kind of quelling and quashing of anarchy does happen. Constitutionally speaking, at the state and local level. So at a moment like this, where I fear that you're probably not wrong. I take some solace. That Governor DeSantis is my governor. I think Texans should take some solace, that they are represented by -- by a Republican governor. The legislature there as well. So I -- I fear that you are right. I pray obviously, that no one -- it's hard.

I fear that it's something -- that something bad is happening. At the end of the day, of course. It does not mean that justices cannot do what they are supposed to do. So thank God they did that.

GLENN: So, Josh, have you looked into what the White House has been saying? The White House yesterday. In fact, do we have a clip of -- of this?

What the White House said yesterday, about the guns. And then they were turned to the -- the Scott us ruling, for Roe vs. Wade. Do we have that, please?

JOSH: Will the president accept this decision, even if he disagrees with it?

VOICE: I think it's going to come from the Supreme Court. So it's a decision we certainly are going to respond to. I'll leave it at that. Just like any other Supreme Court decision. Just like the one they did today on guns.

GLENN: So the White House won't say that they're going to accept it.

Which I don't think they will. They're talking now about taking doctors and moving them into places like Oklahoma or Texas, where abortions will be outlawed. And putting doctors on our military bases to perform abortions.

I mean, where does this go, when you have a government, that is in defiance of -- of one branch of the government?

JOSH: So there's a lot to unpack here. So we should start from first principles. The idea of judicial supremacy, and this is a peculiar thing, to say on a day like today, where such a pro-life victory has happened in Italy. But if we're going to be consistent here, the idea of judicial supremacy. The idea that the justices, have the sole and exclusive ability to interpret the Constitution for themselves. And no other Constitutional actor, in article one or article two, let alone the state. Has the ability to tentatively interpret it. That is erroneous. In fact, actually it was really Abraham Lincoln actually, who in the Dred Scott case, famously opposed judicial supremacy and flouted the Dred Scott ruling, at least as it pertains to everybody other than Dred Scott himself. I have actually argued, a former legal scholarship, in a law review article actually, that the Laconian view of how each branch of government should interpret the Constitution for itself, is correct.

Having said that. Having said that, there is a thing called prudence. And there is a thing called comedy. And in a moment like today, when it really does look like -- and I agree with you, that we are now bracing for riots through the streets. When the political rhetoric is at DEFCON one. When people are trying to assassinate Supreme Court justices. I think it would be -- at its bare minimum, a profoundly imprudent act. For the Biden administration, to try to undermine this ruling.

Now, what they might do, is they might try to kind of issue some kind of executive orders, or issue some regulations, that might try to kind of undermine it, at the edges here. But at the end of the day, the idea that this returns to the state. There's not really a whole lot they can do about that. Basically, at this point, throughout the country. Kentucky within West Virginia. Kansas. Whatever. If they want to go ahead and ban abortion, what can the Biden administration literally do about that? I mean, short of sending in the National Guard, to protect Planned Parenthood, if the state legislature of Kentucky goes ahead and bans it. There's not a whole lot they can do. And it's very difficult to envision a world, in which the Biden administration literally sends in troops to red states, to protect Planned Parenthood, if that state legislature goes ahead and bans it. So for practically speaking. This is a lot of tough talk and rhetoric. Obviously the campaign here in 2022. There's not really a whole lot that practically speaking, they can do to actually prevent red and purple states from enacting pro-life legislation.

GLENN: I'm glad to -- I'm glad to hear that. I know that they have been working on things. I mean, he has said, you know, there's executive orders, that I can employ. There are things that I can do. He's talked about a national public health emergency. Which I think is just -- is crazy. But I would hope, that the president would come out and say, we strongly disagree with this. And you're right. The court is not the end all. But the court did not end abortion. It just said, the people should decide. I think that's the best kind of court ruling, on any of it. The people should decide what this is. And send it back to the states. Josh, I thank you very much. Appreciate your time. Was there -- there was another ruling, that came out today. Was it important?

JOSH: Oh, no. In comparison to this. A total nothing burger. A 5-4 decision on Medicare reimbursement related. So nothing, honestly.

GLENN: Great. Thank you very much. Appreciate it, Josh. Josh Hammer, opinion editor for Newsweek. And the host of the Josh Hammer show.

GLENN: There are two things trending on twitter right now.

Number one is praise God.

Number two trend is Night of Rage.

Good verses evil.

Build up or tear down.

'Lord, we are SORRY it has taken us this long': BlazeTV hosts react to historic Roe v. Wade decision

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The Supreme Court of the United States officially overturned Roe V. Wade, and the debate over abortion rights has been given back to the states. On this historic day, BlazeTV hosts celebrate the Supreme Court's incredible decision and take a look at some of the insane reactions as the left comes completely undone.

Jason Whitlock: Today will forever stand as a pivotal moment in our nation’s history

The Supreme Court of the United States overturned Roe v. Wade. The decision and the reaction to it have already revealed a lot about our people and politics. Pro-life groups celebrate, pro-choice groups call for “a night of rage,” and Nancy Pelosi just seems completely confused by the United States Constitution.

Glenn Beck reacts LIVE to Roe v. Wade ruling: 'Lord, we are SORRY it has taken us this long'

I never thought that in my lifetime, I would see Roe v. Wade be overturned. But today, that day has come. The Supreme Court has voted 6 to 3 to return decisions about abortion to the states. But this fight isn't over. We are about to see good versus evil side by side. Many states will stand with the unborn. But others will become abortion mills. It's your turn to choose now, America!

Allie Beth Stuckey: 'Praise God, Roe v. Wade is overturned!'

I don't know about you, but I just had the most euphoric feelings. It almost seems too good to be true. I didn't think there was any way that this would actually happen, especially with all the backlash, intimidation, and violence toward the Supreme Court justices. And yet, here we are. Roe v. Wade has been overturned. This is an amazing day!

Dave Rubin: Big disagreement on what happens next now that Roe v. Wade is overturned

Dave Rubin, Libby Emmons, Jeffrey A. Tucker, and David Reaboi debate what will happen in the wake of the Supreme Court’s breaking decision on Roe v. Wade. Now that abortion rights have been pushed back to the states, will there be a summer of massive riots or not? Will the Roe v. Wade ruling make America’s political polarization significantly worse?

Stu Burguiere: Here are the reasons SCOTUS overturned Roe v. Wade

I never thought this would happen. I never thought I would see this day. I just never ever ever ever never ever believed that Roe v. Wade would actually be overturned. I really didn't. But let's take a look at the reasons this day has finally come ...

The Rick & Bubba Show: 'This is history! Unfortunately we're 60 million lives too late'

We were live on the air when news broke of the Supreme Court decision to overturn Roe v. Wade.

Today, the Supreme Court of the United States overturned its controversial 1973 Roe v. Wadeopinion, concluding that there is no constitutional right to an abortion.

"The Constitution does not confer a right to abortion; Roe and Casey are overruled; and the authority to regulate abortion is returned to the people and their elected representatives," the syllabus of the decision reads.

As expected, the leftist outrage erupted instantaneously, fueled largely by the misinformed idea that overturning Roe v. Wade means abortion will be banned nationwide. But, as stated in the above-mentioned Supreme Court syllabus, the authority has actually been returned to individual states and their duly elected lawmakers.

One such misinformed leftist, Parkland shooting survivor Cameron Kasky, was infuriated that those awful Supreme Court justices "just voted to kill women." So he took to Twitter to urge people to go to the homes of said Supreme Court justices to "let them know how you feel."

"Go to the home of every Supreme Court justice who just voted to kill women. Let them know how you feel," Kasky tweeted.

The backlash was immediate:

Kasky decided to delete his original tweet because he is apparently "sick of republicans talking to [him]." But, unfortunately for Kasky, the internet is indeed forever:

Speaking from the White House, President Joe Biden dutifully helped spread the misinformation about the Supreme Court's decision to overturn Roe v. Wade, and took the opportunity to prompt voters to elect more Democrats in November so that Congress can write abortion protections into law. Did the president just let slip the real reason Congress hasn't made any effort to start writing such laws in the nearly two months since Justice Samuel Alito's draft opinion was "leaked" in early May?

Watch Glenn Beck and producer Stu Burguere discuss how Biden's speech reveals that Democrats are absolutely terrified of the upcoming midterm elections. Can't watch? Download the podcast here.

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