Are we repeating Black Monday 1987?

The global stock market just took its biggest dive since October 2008. The DOW dropped a stunning 588 points, a sober reminder of how quickly a volatile situation could develop in the event of an economic crash. Glenn shared his thoughts and listed a few suggestions for how to be prepared.

"I would suggest that you have a week's worth of cash on hand. And the only reason why you should have a week's worth of cash on hand is in case they do at some point close the banks just to be able to stabilize the situation. Because that will happen at some point. I don't think it's happening today. But that will happen at some point," Glenn said.

"I would just make sure that you have looked at your food storage and your 72-hour food storage and if you have gold or silver, whatever it is, that you feel good about. You have those things on hand," he said.

"Have you replenished your ammunition and your guns? How are you doing with God? Those are all the doomsday things to do, but if you have any those unchecked on your list, I would make a point to start doing those today. We are headed for trouble," Glenn said.

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Below is a rush transcript of this segment, it might contain errors.

GLENN: It's crazy. It's now challenging today. Thirty-eight dollars a barrel. Thirty-eight dollars a barrel. Let me just give you some comparisons and show you, is it better or is it worse than it was in 2008. Markets and central banks feared inflation at the time, and oil had hit $133 a barrel. Now we have oil at testing $38 a barrel today. Central banks are fearing now massive deflation. The idea that the US central bank or the Federal Reserve is going to higher interest rates is now a thing of the past. That is just not going to happen. I guarantee you, QE4, Quantitative Easing 4, is right around the corner. China had a relatively modest $7 trillion in total debt back in 2007 and '8. That was less than 100% of GDP. Since 2008, China alone has quadrupled their debt from 7 trillion to $28 trillion.

PAT: Wow.

GLENN: So if anybody thinks China is the future, they now have 282 percent of gross domestic product in debt.

PAT: Who is China borrowing from?

GLENN: I have no idea.

PAT: That's amazing.

GLENN: I have absolutely no idea.

Back in 2008, we still had a central bank, a Federal Reserve that said we can do TARP. We can do TARF. We can do all of these programs. Well, now the toolbox is empty. Now they don't have anything. We had the rescue packages. The credit guarantees. Quantitative easing. Zero interest rate policy. Right now, we're almost at zero. We have taken every new program we could. We have yield curve -- bend. We have bought all of the bad debt and put it on the Federal Reserve -- there's nothing left for the Federal Reserve to do. They used to have a clean slate, they don't anymore. We are now down to .25 percent interest rate.

And our -- our -- jeez, I can't remember the name of these things were -- credit default swaps -- our credit default swaps are as bad as China's debt now. Where we were on credit default swaps, we just went back into that business, and it's far worse than it was in 2008. I'm not saying that today is going to be the big plunge. I'm saying that it sure looks like it. The world is taking the big plunge. This could be a Black Monday for us. But the good news is, the stock market has a long way to fall. It's not going to be just one. It will come down and it will go back up a little bit. And then it will go down. It's a gaming table. It will just keep taking money off of the table. Just keep it coming off the table. Not good. Not good.

May I suggest, I do not think that this is the big lights out event, but I will tell you this, I believe there is something in our collective conscience, I believe there is something that is telling people all around -- all around the globe, something bad is coming our way. And I think everybody feels it. So here's what I would suggest you do.

I would suggest that you pay attention to what is in your 401(k). You make sure that there is some sort of stop on your 401(k) so you can't just lose everything on your 401(k). That if you do have stocks, you call your broker today and make sure you have some sort of stop, 5 percent or 10 percent, or whatever else you're ready to risk.

I -- I would highly suggest that you have enough cash for a week. This is not the big crash. I just don't believe that. Maybe it is. I don't believe that. I'm always bad on timing. So seeing that I feel like it's not, it probably is.

However, there is going to come a time when things just stop working and they shut everything down and they stop a run on the bank and everything else. And I don't think we're there. But I would suggest that you have a week's worth of cash on hand. And the only reason why you should have a week's worth of cash on hand is in case they do at some point close the banks just to be able to stabilize the situation. Because that will happen at some point. I don't think it's happening today. But that will happen at some point. So you should have a week's worth because what happens -- we have seen this happen recently in other countries, where they just limit the amount that you can take out. So everybody just gets $200, you know, every couple of days. You can have $200. But that's it. I would just make sure that you have looked at your food storage and your 72-hour food storage and if you have gold or silver, whatever it is, that you feel good about. You have those things on hand. Have you replenished your ammunition and your guns? How are you doing with God? Those are all the doomsday things to do, but if you have any those unchecked on your list, I would make a point to start doing those today. We are headed for trouble

PAT: Potter just called. He's offering 50 cents on the dollar over there. You see. We don't need to do that. You want to foreclose on Mr. Smith and you got your money over here -- that's what you agreed to when you signed the agreement.

GLENN: We should -- we should pull out the episode that I did right after the crash. Remember, we compared it to Potter. I explained the hold thing.

PAT: Yeah. Yeah.

GLENN: We should find that old show and play that.

PAT: Well, because that whole thing is based on the Great Depression and the massive crash.

GLENN: Yeah. It's happening again. It will happen again. We took that show out. We should find that show, and maybe we will air that show or at least that hour sometime this week.

PAT: And there will be the Potters too that will be taking huge advantage of this. There will be the George Soroses that will be making a fortune.

GLENN: Oh, yeah. Well, he already has. We told you last week that he talked these down companies. He talked them down. Said they were horrible, horrible, horrible. Talked them down. Then when their price was down, he swooped in. This is what these guys do. You swoop in. Not at the top. That's when we get into the market. They swoop in at the bottom.

STU: You know it's interesting listening to all the business broadcasts this morning. They were like, don't panic. It's not time to leave. Everything is going to be fine. If you are going to sell today, then maybe you shouldn't be in the market at all. It's like they're just trying to calm fears. But, I mean, it looks like it's going to start really ugly today.

GLENN: What's it down now?

STU: The Dow -- it was 630 points.

GLENN: I saw 666 last time I checked. Wow, that's appropriate.

PAT: Oh, boy.

GLENN: I think we're just -- we're headed for a reset. I mean, the whole thing has to be reset. And, I mean, the whole thing. Not just the banking and the financial. But the whole thing needs to be reset. It doesn't work anymore. You know, we have so bastardized it.

Americans are losing faith in our justice system and the idea that legal consequences are applied equally — even to powerful elites in office.

Rep. Devin Nunes (R-CA) joined Glenn Beck on the radio program to detail what he believes will come next with the Durham investigation, which hopefully will provide answers to the Obama FBI's alleged attempts to sabotage former President Donald Trump and his campaign years ago.

Rep. Nunes and Glenn assert that we know Trump did NOT collude with Russia, and that several members of the FBI possibly committed huge abuses of power. So, when will we see justice?

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The corporate media is doing everything it can to protect Dr. Anthony Fauci after Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) roasted him for allegedly lying to Congress about funding gain-of-function research in Wuhan, China.

During an extremely heated exchange at a Senate hearing on Tuesday, Sen. Paul challenged Dr. Fauci — who, as the director of the National Institute of Allergies and Infectious Diseases, oversees research programs at the National Institute of Health — on whether the NIH funded dangerous gain-of-function research at the Wuhan Institute of Virology.

Dr. Fauci denied the claims, but as Sen. Paul knows, there are documents that prove Dr. Fauci's NIH was funding gain-of-function research in the Wuhan biolab before COVID-19 broke out in China.

On "The Glenn Beck Program," Glenn and Producer Stu Burguiere presented the proof, because Dr. Fauci's shifting defenses don't change the truth.

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Critical race theory: A special brand of evil

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Part of what makes it hard for us to challenge the left is that their beliefs are complicated. We don't mean complicated in a positive way. They aren't complicated the way love is complicated. They're complicated because there's no good explanation for them, no basis in reality.

The left cannot pull their heads out of the clouds. They are stuck on romantic ideas, abstract ideas, universal ideas. They talk in theories. They see the world through ideologies. They cannot divorce themselves from their own academic fixations. And — contrary to what they believe and how they act — it's not because leftists are smarter than the rest of us. And studies have repeatedly shown that leftists are the least happy people in the country. Marx was no different. The Communist Manifesto talks about how the rise of cities "rescued a considerable part of the population from the idiocy of rural life."

Studies have repeatedly shown that leftists are the least happy people in the country.

Instead of admitting that they're pathological hypocrites, they tell us that we're dumb and tell us to educate ourselves. Okay, so we educate ourselves; we return with a coherent argument. Then they say, "Well, you can't actually understand what you just said unless you understand the work of this other obscure Marxist writer. So educate yourselves more."

It's basically the "No True Scotsman" fallacy, the idea that when you point out a flaw in someone's argument, they say, "Well, that's a bad example."

After a while, it becomes obvious that there is no final destination for their bread-crumb trail. Everything they say is based on something that somebody else said, which is based on something somebody else said.

Take critical race theory. We're sure you've noticed by now that it is not evidence-based — at all. It is not, as academics say, a quantitative method. It doesn't use objective facts and data to arrive at conclusions. Probably because most of those conclusions don't have any basis in reality.

Critical race theory is based on feelings. These feelings are based on theories that are also based on feelings.

We wanted to trace the history of critical race theory back to the point where its special brand of evil began. What allowed it to become the toxic, racist monster that it is today?

Later, we'll tell you about some of the snobs who created critical theory, which laid the groundwork for CRT. But if you follow the bread-crumb trail from their ideas, you wind up with Marxism.

For years, the staff has devoted a lot of time to researching Marxism. We have read a lot of Marx and Marxist writing. It's part of our promise to you to be as informed as possible, so that you know where to go for answers; so that you know what to say when your back is up against the wall. What happens when we take the bread-crumb trail back farther, past Marxism? What is it based on?

This is the point where Marxism became Marxism and not just extra-angry socialism.

It's actually based on the work of one of the most important philosophers in human history, a 19th-century German philosopher named Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel.

This is the point where Marxism became Marxism and not just extra-angry socialism. And, as you'll see in just a bit, if we look at Hegel's actual ideas, it's obvious that Marx completely misrepresented them in order to confirm his own fantasies.

So, in a way, that's where the bread-crumb trail ends: With Marx's misrepresentation of an incredibly important, incredibly useful philosophy, a philosophy that's actually pretty conservative.

This post is part of a series on critical race theory. Read the full series here.

We've heard a lot about critical race theory lately, and for good reason: It's a racist ideology designed to corrupt our children and undermine our American values. But most of what we see are the results of a process that has been underway for decades. And that's not something the mainstream media, the Democrat Party, and even teachers unions want you to know. They're doing everything in their power to try and convince you that it's no big deal. They want to sweep everything under the rug and keep you in the dark. To fight it, we need to understand what fuels it.

On his Wednesday night special this week, Glenn Beck exposes the deep-seated Marxist origins of CRT and debunks the claims that it's just a harmless term for a school of legal scholarship. Newsweek opinion editor Josh Hammer joins to argue why we must ban critical race theory from our schools if we want to save a very divided nation.

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