'Will you go all in?' Two stories that will leave you inspired

Glenn shared two stories of regular people who unexpectedly came face to face with opportunities of a lifetime. But in both cases, going for the opportunity required them to risk absolutely everything they had.

"What did they do? They both did it. They went all in," Glenn said. "Their gut told them that this was right. But more importantly, they had done their homework for long enough to know."

Have you experienced anything like this? Leave a reply in the comments section below.

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

GLENN: Two stories. Guy walks in. He's going to an auction. He can't afford to auction. He's just going there because he's a history buff. He's a Civil War buff. There's a home that's been owned since the Civil War by the same family. They're selling all the contents inside. They're expecting it to go for about $95,000. He goes downstairs to the basement. He opens up a roll-top desk. In the desk, he finds a drawer where there's a bunch of gold coins. He recognizes the gold coins as Civil War Confederate minted gold coins. He's like, “These are worth millions of dollars.” He's seen them before. He's not an expert. But he's seen everything in the house, and everything in the house fits that this family has been around since the Civil War and this stuff has been sitting in this house since the Civil War. He has to decide: Do I go all in? If I sell everything I have, I might be able to come up with $95,000. But if I'm wrong, I've lost everything, and I got a bunch of old crap.

Second story, woman, south of France. She's an American. She's on vacation. She goes into an antique store. Sale of price on the painting is $25,000. They say it's just some other painter that painted a lot like Picasso early in Picasso's career. She looks at the signature. This woman, who is just a teacher. She's an art teacher, but she's a teacher. She's not a college art teacher. She's an art teacher.

But she is -- she knows everything about Picasso. She sees that signature. She's like, "I'm pretty sure that that's Picasso's signature when he was young. His first year he signed it differently." Antique store says, "Nope. It's not a Picasso. We've checked." She's pretty sure she is. She realizes she can sell everything she has and buy this one painting. If she's right, she has a Picasso worth millions. If she's wrong, she's got nothing.

What would you do?

STU: If I'm risking my livelihood, I have to confirm it in a bunch of other places. I probably don't go ahead with it.

GLENN: Jeffy?

JEFFY: I mean, you want to say you would, but probably not.

PAT: I — no, I don't do it.

GLENN: I'm the guy who would do both of them.

PAT: Yes, you would. That's why you are where you are and we are where we are.

GLENN: I would absolutely do both of them. Okay.

PAT: Yep. You would.

GLENN: What did they do? They both did it. They went all in. They felt they had enough information. They felt they knew, their gut told them that this was right. But more importantly, they had done their homework for long enough to know — to be an expert in both of those fields. Nobody — nobody is paying them to be an expert. They just did their homework. And they decided, I'm all in. I'm all in. Mortgaged the house. Sold the car. Sold absolutely everything. He bought it at auction. He bought all the worthless furniture. And some nice guns and a roll-top desk that inside had a bag of legitimate Civil War Confederate gold coins. Worth millions of dollars. He's happy.

PAT: Nice.

GLENN: The woman sold all of her other artwork, worth $25,000. She had collected her whole life. She's on a teacher's salary. She sold all of it. She goes back to the south of France. She buys that painting. She brings it back home to be verified.

It is a Picasso done the first year of his life, exactly as she knew.

STU: Wow.

PAT: Worth millions?

GLENN: Worth millions of dollars. Neither of them have to work anymore. Neither of them have to work anymore.

PAT: Nice. Nice.

STU: She doesn't have to learn any of that worthless art information anymore.

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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