Glenn is torn: Hates surveillance state, loves self driving cars

Would you like to have a self-driving car? Glenn got to drive something very close to one over the weekend and it was very, very cool. But new technology means sacrificing quite a bit of personal information to the growing surveillance state.

Glenn said he got to driver a "driver assist" vehicle to church, and it was unbelievable.

"I drove it over the weekend, and I drove it to church. And on the way home, my kids are like freaked out by this," he said. "You push what used to be cruise control, and you set the cruise control, and then you -- and then you decide how many car lengths you want to be from the car in front of you. So I set it to like two car lengths. Set it at church. I did not touch the gas or the brake until I got home."

"It's insane. You're steering the car. The car won't let you go out of your own lane. You put on the blinker, and you can switch lanes. You don't put on the blinker and you just kind of drift. First, the steering wheel vibrates. Then if you don't correct, it automatically corrects for you and keeps you in your lane."

While Glenn thought the car was insanely cool, he fears that it will cause the next generation that grows up with it to lose another skill.

"I am so schizophrenic on this, it's a love/hate relationship with technology," he explained. "I think my kids, eight and ten, the youngest kids, I think they'll both get their driver's licenses, but it won't matter."

According to Glenn, the car had a number of cameras on it as well. It enabled him to do some cool stuff, but again made him nervous.

"I could drive this car, like at high speeds, I think, in reverse. Because it has cameras everywhere. This is my worst nightmare. I don't even know how many cameras it has on it. Has cameras everywhere. When you back up, it puts the backup camera on your screen. So this camera, the screen splits when you go into reverse. And it shows you an aerial view of the car," Glenn said.

Glenn said there were a number of cameras on the car that helped create a composite image of your surroundings, placing your vehicle at the center.

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During his campaign, President Joe Biden survived scandal after scandal involving his son Hunter — the Ukraine/Burisma scandal, the laptop scandal, the one involving a stripper from Arkansas and a long-lost child. And yet, after it all appeared to have been swept under the rug, Hunter has now released a memoir — "Beautiful Things."

Filling in for Glenn Beck on the radio program this week, Pat Gray and Stu Burguiere discussed Hunter's "horrible" response when asked on "CBS This Morning" if the laptop seized by the FBI in 2019 belonged to him and reviewed a few segments from his new book, which they agreed raises the question: Is Hunter trying to sabotage his father's career?

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Countless corporations — from Delta Air Lines, Coca-Cola, and Porsche to UPS and LinkedIn — are calling out the Georgia voting laws, calling them "restrictive," "racist," and "discriminative." Meanwhile, words like "stakeholder" and "equitable" are starting to show up in their arguments.

On the radio program, Glenn Beck gave the "decoder ring" for what's really going on here, because our society is being completely redesigned in front of our eyes.

There's a reason why all these big businesses are speaking out now, and it has very little to do with genuine ideology, Glenn explained. It's all about ESG scores and forcing "compliance" through the monetization of social justice.

Glenn went on to detail exactly what ESG scores are, how they're calculated, and why these social credit scores explain the latest moves from "woke" companies.

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Dallas Jenkins is a storyteller — and he's telling the most important story of all time in a way that many believed was impossible.

Jenkins is the creator of "The Chosen," a free, crowdfunded series about the life of Jesus that rivals Hollywood productions. And Season 2 could not have arrived at a better time — on Easter weekend 2021. Church attendance has dropped, people are hungry for something bigger than all of us, and many are choosing social justice activism, political parties, or even the climate change movement as "religions" over God.

This Easter weekend, Jenkins joined Glenn on the "Glenn Beck Podcast" to discuss the aspects of Jesus that often get overlooked and break through the misconceptions about who Jesus really is to paint a clear picture of why America needs Emmanuel, "God with us," now more than ever.

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Award-winning investigative journalist Lara Logan joined Glenn Beck on the radio program this week to argue the Biden administration's border crisis is "enabling" drug cartels, allowing them to exploit migrants, use border wall construction roads, and cross the border much more easily.

Lara, who has witnessed and experienced firsthand some of the worst violence around the world as a war correspondent for CBS News, told Glenn it's "not an overstatement" to call the cartels in Mexico "the most violent and powerful criminal organizations on the face of the earth." And while they're "at war with us, we've been asleep at the wheel."

But Lara also offers solutions that the U.S. can enact to stop these horrific atrocities.

"There's more than 30,000 Mexican civilians who are massacred every year in Mexico by the cartels. And that's just the bodies that the Mexican government owns up to or knows about, right?" Lara said. "There's Mexicans buried in unmarked mass graves all across the country. I mean, everyone knows that the violence of the cartels is not like anything anyone has ever seen before. It even pales in comparison to, at times, to what terrorist groups like ISIS have done."

Lara went on to explain some of the unspeakable acts of violence and murder that occur at the hands of the Mexican cartels — 98% of which go uninvestigated.

"That's not unprosecuted, Glenn. That's uninvestigated," Lara emphasized. "[Cartels] operate with impunity. So the law enforcement guy, the policemen, the marine, the National Guardsmen, who are trying to do the right thing, who are not in the pocket of the cartels — what chance do those guys have? They've got no chance. You know where they end up? In one of those unmarked graves."

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