Glenn willing to lose $54 million because ‘my word is worth more than $54 million’

Glenn passionately explained the importance of keeping your word and the value of your name over every other fleeting interest that may cross your path now and again. Glenn said he’s been to the lowest of lows and knows what it’s like to have lost everything - he’s not willing to go there again no matter what the financial cost. Are you willing to do the same?

The conversation started after looking at the actions of several progressive members of the GOP, including Grover Norquist and Karl Rove. Glenn criticized them specifically for their willingness to sacrifice conservative principles in order to achieve their immediate interests.

"This is what Karl Rove and Grover Norquist and everything else are doing. 'We have to win. We have to win. We have to win. Yeah, I know those are our principles, but we have to win.' You're going to lose both of them," Glenn said.

"Money doesn't talk. Money screams. Principles don't mean anything to anybody. They do to me. And if we all stand alone, then so be it. We all stand alone. If we lose this voice, then we lose this voice," Glenn said.

You know, I wrote an email on another topic this morning. On something that people have been saying, 'yeah, well, we can't do. We can't do. We can't do. Because, Glenn, the company could lose $54 million.' I wrote this morning, and I quote, 'my name and my good word is worth more than 54 fricking million dollars. I don't care.' When I was down on the ground as an alcoholic, I prayed, Lord, just give me my name back. That's all I want is my credibility. Please, nobody believes me because I've lied to everybody. All I want is my name back," Glenn said.

"He allowed me a second chance to get my name back. I am not going to violate that. Because I know what it means when you have nothing and no one believes you. I can live with being broke. I can live with not having money. I can live under a bridge and be fine as long as I have my integrity. I will not lose my integrity."

"Now, how many people feel that way?"

"Very few."

"Why?"

"Because very few have lost everything including their name. When you have zero and no one will cross the street to help you because you've been a dirtbag, that's when you change. That's when you know what truly is important to you. I know that. So if I lose this game pointing out what my principles are and trying to warn people, that's okay."

Glenn recounted a conversation he had off air earlier in the week about first and second principles (or principles and interests). C.S. Lewis wrote, "You can’t get second things by putting them first; you can get second things only by putting first things first." There are the "first things" you do which are for the greater good, and then there are the secondary things like money, survival, and shelter. Lewis said you can't skip the first things in order to get to the second things.

"America has to wake up. You either stand for something or you don't. The reason why we're losing everything all around the world is because the world knows we don't stand for anything," Glenn said.

"The reason why people are going over to join ISIS is because they do stand for something. It's crazy. It's deadly, but they stand for something. Jesus and Hitler had one thing and only one thing in common. They could both look a man in the eye and say, I can feed you. Jesus meant, I could feed you spiritually. I will change you fundamentally. You will be happy. You will be fulfilled. Eternally, I can feed you."

"Hitler focused on second principles. I will give you literal food. I just got to get rid of these people. So they violated their first principles of, we're all in this together. I don't kill other people so I can have their shoes so I can have their house, so I can eat. I don't kill other people to do that. To hell with that. I'm going with him because I need food."

"And what happened? Jesus won. There are 2 billion people who are Christians. And a handful of Nazis."

On the radio program Tuesday, Glenn Beck broke down today's inflation, explaining what it is and giving proof that those at the top — politicians and world elite — continue to take advantage of our declining economy to advance their own agenda. He also revealed how a recent decision by Citibank and powerful investment management company, BlackRock, not only puts the U.S. further behind but also allows for China to gain worldwide control.

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For the first time in the history of "The Glenn Beck Program," former President Donald Trump joined Glenn to give his take on America's direction under President Joe Biden compared to his own administration. He explained why Biden's horrific Afghanistan withdrawal was "not even a little bit" like his plan, and why he thinks it was "the most embarrassing event in the history of our country."

Plus, the former president gave his opinion on China's potential takeover of Bagram Air Base, the Pakistani Prime Minister, and Gen. Mark A. Milley, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.

Glenn asked President Trump how similar the Biden administration's withdrawal from Afghanistan was to his administration's plan.

"Not even a little bit," Trump answered. "We had a great plan, but it was a very tenuous plan. It was based on many conditions. For instance, you can't kill American soldiers. ... You have to understand, I did want to get out. But I wanted to get out with dignity, and I wanted to take our equipment out. And I didn't want soldiers killed. ... What [Biden] did was just indefensible. He took the military out first and he left all the people. And then we became beggars to get the people out. I had a plan to get them out very quickly. But first, the Americans would go out."

Trump told Glenn that his plan included maintaining Bagram Air Base and explained why he would not have left "a single nail" behind in Afghanistan for the Taliban to seize.

"We were going to keep Bagram open," he explained. "We were never going to close that because, frankly, Bagram is more about China than it is about Afghanistan. It was practically on the other border of China. And now we've lost that. And you know who is taking it over? China is taking it over. We spend $10 billion to build that base. It's got the longest, most powerful runways in the world. And China has now got its representatives there and it looks like they'll take it over. Glenn, it's not believable what's happened. You know, they have Apache helicopters. These are really expensive weapons, and they have 28 of them. And they're brand-new. The latest model."

Glenn mentioned recent reports that Gen. Milley, America's top military officer, made "secret phone calls" to his counterpart in China while President Trump was in office.

"I learned early on that he was a dope," Trump said of Gen. Milley. "He made a statement to me — and I guarantee that's what happened to Biden — because I said, 'We're getting out of Afghanistan. We have to do it.' And I said, 'I want every nail. I want every screw. I want every bolt. I want every plane. I want every tank. I want it all out, down to the nails, screws, bolts ... I want every single thing. And he said, 'Sir, it's cheaper to leave it than it is to bring it.'

"The airplane might have cost $40 million, $50 million ... millions and millions of dollars. So, you think it's cheaper to leave it than to have 200 pilots fly over and fly all the equipment out? ... I said, you've got to be nuts. I mean, give me a tank of gas and a pilot and I just picked up a $40 million-dollar airplane. It was amazing. So, I learned early that this guy is a dope. But what he did, is he hurt our country ... and he shouldn't have been allowed to do it. And bad things should happen to him."

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In a shocking but underreported conversation ahead of the G7 Speakers' meeting in London last week, Democratic House Speaker Nancy Pelosi admitted that the administration knows China is committing "genocide" against the Uyghurs in the Xinjiang region, but thinks working with the regime on climate change is more important.

On the radio program, an outraged Glenn Beck dissected Pelosi's speech and broke down how — along with the Biden administration's abandonment of Americans in Afghanistan, and the Democrat decision to follow measures of medical "equity" — the far left is revealing how little they really care about human life.

Glenn played a video clip of Pelosi making the following statement:

We've always felt connected to China, but with their military aggression in the South China Sea, with their continuation of genocide with the Uyghurs in Xinjiang province there, with their violation of the cultural, linguistic, religious priority of Tibet, with their suppression of democracy in Hong Kong and other parts of China, as well – they're just getting worse in terms of suppression, and freedom of speech. So, human rights, security, economically [sic].

Having said all of that ... we have to work together on climate. Climate is an overriding issue and China is the leading emitter in the world, the U.S. too and developed world too, but we must work together.

"We have Nancy Pelosi admitting the United States of America knows that they're not only committing [genocide], they're continuing to commit it. Which means, we've known for a while," Glenn noted. "And what does she say? She goes on to say, yes, they're committing genocide against the Uyghurs, but having said that, I'm quoting, 'the overriding issue,' is working together on climate change.

"Would we have worked with Hitler on climate change? Would we have worked with Hitler on developing the bomb? Would we have worked with Hitler on developing the Autobahn? Would we have worked with Hitler on his socialized medicine? Would we have worked with Hitler on any of his national, socialist ideas?" he asked.

"The answer is no. No. When you're committing genocide, no! She said 'we have to work together on climate,' because climate is the 'overriding issue.' The overriding issue? There is no way to describe this mindset. That, yes, they are killing an entire group of people because of their ethnicity or religion. They are systematically rounding them up, using them for slave labor, and killing them, using their organs and selling them on the open market. They are nothing more than cattle. For us to recognize it and do nothing about it is bad enough. But to say, 'we recognize it, but we have bigger things to talk to them about,' is a horror show."

Glenn went on to urge Americans to "stand up together in love, peace, and harmony," or risk watching our nation become the worst plague on human life yet.

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The fall of Lehman Brothers in 2008 marked the largest bankruptcy filing in U.S. history and economic collapse was felt throughout the world. But now China's own version of Lehman Brothers, Evergrande, is teetering closer and closer to that edge, too. On the radio program Thursday, Glenn Beck gave the latest update and predicted how it will affect Asian markets and what it could mean for America's economy.

Glenn explained why he believes a major collapse that is happening now in China will have a cascading effect into a "controlled collapse," a managed decline that will dramatically change America's economy and the way we all live.

"You will not recognize your lifestyle. Hear me," Glenn warned. "And that's not a right-left thing. That's a right-wrong thing. We're on the wrong track. I'm telling you now, there's new information and you are not going to recognize the American lifestyle. ... It could happen tomorrow. It could happen in five years from now, but it will happen. We are headed for a very different country. One where you don't have the rights that you have. And you certainly don't have the economic privileges that Americans are used to."

"The same thing that happened in 2008 is now happening in China," Glenn continued. "This time, it's going to take everything down. When it collapses, it will take everything down."

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