More-On Unity: Glenn challenges radio caller to say 'I love you' to his mom despite political differences

The 16th season of More-On Trivia began on Friday, with Glenn, Pat and Stu attempting to predict the outcome of the Seattle Seahawks vs. Green Bay Packers NFL game by asking trivia questions to convenience store workers in both cities. The city answering the most questions correct won - in this case, Green Bay.

Coming off a solid season of 15-3 last year, More-On Trivia is already looking like a great predictor for NFL games, after the Green Bay 27-17 win over Seattle on Sunday.

Something out of the ordinary happened during Friday's episode, which actually might have been the most tender moment in More-On Trivia history. After listening to one contestant named Ian talk about his strained relationship with his mom, Glenn became suddenly serious. In the dialogue that followed, Glenn suggested one way for Ian to build unity with his mom and then challenged him to not waste a second with her over politics.

Watch the incredible moment below.

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

GLENN: What do you think of Donald Trump?

VOICE: Oh, God. I do not like him at all.

GLENN: Okay. That's good. Does your mom like him?

VOICE: I do not think so. No.

GLENN: You're not close to your mother, are you?

VOICE: Not as much these in these last couple of years.

GLENN: Why? What happened? Seriously, that's not right.

VOICE: Politics. And I grew up, and she's just -- yeah, I don't know.

GLENN: Hang on just a second. I want to say something serious to you here for a second.

VOICE: All right. What's that?

GLENN: Don't let politics get between you and your mom, man. That's just not right.

VOICE: Oh, absolutely. It's either politics or religion that's between us.

JEFFY: Hate those.

GLENN: Have you thought about snuffing her out? Snuffing her out?

VOICE: Oh, no. She's my mother.

GLENN: Okay. Good. So is your mom real religious and you're not, or vice-versa?

VOICE: Yeah, my mom is real religious, and I am not as much. But she used to -- these last couple of years, I think she realized she was getting old, so she just started going to church every single day.

PAT: Oh, I hate that.

GLENN: You know what, mom may have figured something out.

VOICE: Yeah, been going to church every day of the week.

GLENN: And when mom has to check out, man, and I mean this sincerely, don't -- as a guy whose mom is dead. My father is now dead. Don't -- over politics and religion, don't miss a second with them.

VOICE: Right. Yeah, absolutely.

JEFFY: Not a chance.

GLENN: Okay. Next question. If you have a box of 64 Crayola crayons and you take out Burnt Sienna and Cerulean, how many crayons are left in the box?

VOICE: Okay. Hang on. One second.

GLENN: Do you need a pencil or crayon or something? Don't forget to carry the one. 64.

VOICE: Wait. What was it? Burnt Sienna and, what?

GLENN: And Cerulean. You take those two, how many colors?

STU: So Teal stays?

PAT: Teal stays. So does Mauve. Mauve and Teal are both in there.

GLENN: I don't know if Mauve is in there anymore.

STU: No, it is. Just checked the box.

JEFFY: What about Indian Red?

PAT: Yeah, that's in there.

STU: Yes, it's in there.

GLENN: No. Not in my box. I banished that.

VOICE: Forty-six.

STU: Yes.

GLENN: Man, you're really, really close.

VOICE: Ugh. Am I not close at all?

GLENN: No, no, it was 12.

VOICE: That's terrible.

GLENN: You were in the right direction. Hey, listen, I mean this sincerely, I want you to right something down -- tell her -- have we had a good time? Have we enjoyed it? Do you feel like -- we're connecting, right?

VOICE: Yeah. Yep.

PAT: Yeah. There's a je ne sais quoi between us, if you will.

VOICE: I don't know what that means.

GLENN: Yeah, it's Spanish for something. I don't know. Listen, so like we're nice to each other, right? We can all get along. We probably disagree with each other politically and maybe even religiously. Would you say there's a probably a good shot at that. I want you to tell something to your mom. And I want you to right it down. First of all, mom, today I spoke to a guy named Glenn Beck. And he said to say hi.

VOICE: Okay.

GLENN: Okay. She might know who I am. She might not. And she might know who I am. And if she does, she'll think that's probably really, really bad or really cool.

VOICE: Okay.

GLENN: And if she thinks it's really cool, you'll have something to talk about and unite on. If she doesn't think it's cool, drop it.

VOICE: Okay.

(laughter)

GLENN: And just tell her this, "Mom, I love you. No matter what you say, no matter what I agree or disagree, I love you." Okay.

VOICE: Will do.

GLENN: Thanks a lot.

VOICE: You guys too.

STU: I love you too, Ian. Buh-bye.

STU: That was really sweet.

PAT: That was nice.

GLENN: Are you guys mocking me?

PAT: No, that was a most tender moment in the history of More-On Trivia.

Most self-proclaimed Marxists know very little about Marxism. Some of them have all the buzzwords memorized. They talk about the exploits of labor. They talk about the slavery of capitalist society and the alienation caused by capital. They talk about the evils of power and domination.

But they don't actually believe what they say. Or else they wouldn't be such violent hypocrites. And we're not being dramatic when we say "violent."

For them, Marxism is a political tool that they use to degrade and annoy their political enemies.

They don't actually care about the working class.

Another important thing to remember about Marxists is that they talk about how they want to defend the working class, but they don't actually understand the working class. They definitely don't realize that the working class is composed mostly of so many of the people they hate. Because, here's the thing, they don't actually care about the working class. Or the middle class. They wouldn't have the slightest clue how to actually work, not the way we do. For them, work involves ranting about how work and labor are evil.

Ironically, if their communist utopia actually arrived, they would be the first ones against the wall. Because they have nothing to offer except dissent. They have no practical use and no real connection to reality.

Again ironically, they are the ultimate proof of the success of capitalism. The fact that they can freely call for its demise, in tweets that they send from their capitalistic iPhones, is proof that capitalism affords them tremendous luxuries.

Their specialty is complaining. They are fanatics of a religion that is endlessly cynical.

They sneer at Christianity for promising Heaven in exchange for good deeds on earth — which is a terrible description of Christianity, but it's what they actually believe — and at the same time they criticize Christianity for promising a utopia, they give their unconditional devotion to a religion that promises a utopia.

They are fanatics of a religion that is endlessly cynical.

They think capitalism has turned us into machines. Which is a bad interpretation of Marx's concept of the General Intellect, the idea that humans are the ones who create machines, so humans, not God, are the creators.

They think that the only way to achieve the perfect society is by radically changing and even destroying the current society. It's what they mean when they say things about the "status quo" and "hegemony" and the "established order." They believe that the system is broken and the way to fix it is to destroy, destroy, destroy.

Critical race theory actually takes it a step farther. It tells us that the racist system can never be changed. That racism is the original sin that white people can never overcome. Of course, critical race theorists suggest "alternative institutions," but these "alternative institutions" are basically the same as the ones we have now, only less effective and actually racist.

Marx's violent revolution never happened. Or at least it never succeeded. Marx's followers have had to take a different approach. And now, we are living through the Revolution of Constant Whining.

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

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.