'Culture, wallet, heart' - Glenn calls for boycotts

Glenn was having one of those days on radio Friday, when the antics of the progressive left brought his frustration to its boiling point.

While discussing a recent story of a professor who yelled at a reporter to "forget about the First Amendment" and then called for "thugs" and "muscle" to drive home her point, Glenn said it's time for the conservative right to organize.

"We're not a nation of men and women anymore. We're worms," Glenn said. "Where's your spine, America?"

He went on to say the left will continue to win unless people begin to use finances and culture to make an actual difference.

"The time has come for boycotts," he said.

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

GLENN: We must begin to organize.

And if I hear one more wealthy billionaire that is telling me, "Well, what am I going to get out of this?" I have spoken to I don't know how many billionaires and said, "You know what needs to happen, you need to funnel your money with about four other billionaires. And you need to do a Tides Foundation. You need to build it exactly like they built it." Because that's what they did -- when the tide was going against them in the 1980s and they realized, "Oh, crap, we're done," they went and they put a plan together with some of the biggest amounts of money that were on the planet at the time, the best minds. They developed a system. And they said, "We have to target corporations. We need to put our people on the board of directors of corporations." Why do you think American Airlines doesn't advertise on this show?

STU: Because you trashed them on the air like 500 times.

GLENN: Yeah, that's a bad example.

(laughter)

GLENN: The reason why American Express is not on this show and yet American Express gives a ton of money to Planned Parenthood is because their people from the Tides Foundation or friends with people on the Tides Foundation are on their board of directors. That's why.

They did their work to infiltrate the corporations. We did nothing. We say, "We're going to win the intellectual." We never even aim for the heart. We say we're going to win the intellectual. But we never aim where the wallet is. You get to people by hurting them in the wallet or by touching their heart. We're unwilling to do either of those.

And where the intellectuals are, we're not allowed to even go. So you're not winning in the university either. How do you win? Explain that. You have to hit them in the wallet, and you have to hit them in the heart.

All we're doing is we're preaching to the choir on talk radio. Yeah, I know. All those millennials are rushing to listen to us on talk radio. Culture. Wallet. Heart. Have to do it or you lose.

On Monday's episode of "The Glenn Beck Radio Program," Glenn opened up about the tragic death of his brother-in-law, Vincent Colonna Jr., who passed away unexpectedly on April 5. He also shared some of the important thoughts and insights he's learned through the grieving process.

"Last Monday, I was sitting in this chair ... the two-minute warning comes and Stu said to me, 'You ready for the show?'' ... And that's when my wife [Tania] came to the door of the studio here at our house and said, 'I...' and she held the phone up. And then she collapsed on the floor in tears," Glenn began. "Tania's brother had passed. To say this was a shock, is an understatement."

Glenn described his brother-in-law as having "a servant's spirit."

"He was always the guy who lit up the room. He was always the guy helping others. He would never stop, because he was always helping others," Glenn said of Vincent. "He was on the school board. He was a little league coach. He was the soccer coach. He helped build the church. He took care of the lawn of the church. He was constantly doing things, raising money for charity, working over here, helping to organize this. But he was never the guy in the spotlight. He was just the guy doing it, and you had no idea how much he had done because he never talked about it.

"We also didn't know how much mental anguish he was in because he never talked about it. And last Monday morning, after spending Easter with the family ... he killed himself. This is now the third family member of mine that has gone through this. And I keep seeing it play out over and over and over again, in exactly the same way."

Glenn described his thoughts as he, Tania, and her family struggled to come to grips with the devastating loss.

"I learned some really important things as I was watching this wake. I'm seeing these people from all walks of life ... the people that were there, were there because [Vince] made a difference in their life. He was a true servant. As I'm watching this, all that kept going through my mind was, 'by their fruits, ye shall know them.' The fruits of his labor were on display. He was a servant all the time. All the time ... he found a way to love everybody.

"There are two great commandments: Love God with all your heart and mind and soul. And love your neighbor. So those two great commandments boil down to: Love truth. Because that's what God is," Glenn said.

"Love thy neighbor. That's where joy comes from. The opposite of joy is despair, and that is the complete absence of hope ... and how do you find joy? You find joy by rooting yourself in the truth. Even if that's a truth you don't want to accept. Accept the truth," he added. "But we have to stop saying that there's nothing we can do. What are we going to do? Well, here's the first thing: stop living a lie."

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After imprisoning a pastor for refusing to follow COVID-19 restrictions, Canadian officials barricaded his church. And when some church members retaliated by tearing down part of the fence, Canadian Mounties arrived in riot gear.

Rebel News Founder Ezra Levant joined Glenn Beck on the radio program to give his insight on the crazy situation. He described the new, armed police presence surrounding GraceLife Church in Edmonton, Alberta, and how it not only encouraged hundreds of protesters to stand with the church in support but forced congregation members underground to worship as well.

What's happening is eerily similar to what occurs everyday in China, Levant says, and it must stop. Who would have thought this type of tyranny would be so close to home?

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Enough prayers? Why is supposed Catholic Joe Biden suggesting that Congress ought to stop praying for after someone commits acts of gun violence?

On Friday, Stu Burguiere and Pat Gray filled in for Glenn and discussed President Joe Biden's remarks during his speech on gun control. "Enough prayers. Time for some action," Biden said. Stu and Pat were surprised how dismissive Biden appeared to be on the idea of prayer.

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Just days after Canadian pastor James Coates was released from prison for refusing to bow to COVID-19 lockdown restrictions, several police officers showed up at another church to ensure restrictions were being followed. But Polish pastor Artur Pawlowski of the Cave of Adullam Church in Alberta, Canada, knew his rights, telling the cops not to come back until they had a warrant in hand.

Filling in for Glenn Beck on the radio program this week, Pat Gray and Stu Burguiere played a video of the interaction.

"Please get out. Please get out of this property immediately. Get out!" Pawlowski can be heard yelling at the six officers who entered his church.

"Out! Out! Out! Get out of this property immediately until you come back with a warrant," he continued. "Go out and don't come back. I don't want to talk to you. You Nazis, Gestapo is not allowed here! ... Nazis are not welcome here! Do not come back you Nazi psychopaths. Unbelievable sick, evil people. Intimidating people in a church during the Passover! You Gestapo, Nazi, communist fascists! Don't you dare come back here!"

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