A story of Christmas magic

A True Christmas Story.

The kids were all down for the night. Our final package had been wrapped and we were still trying to settle our stomachs from one too many cookies when Tania and I, laying in bed drifting to sleep, heard a noise on the roof.

Any other night, I would have grabbed my gun while Tania called 911. But tonight, being Christmas Eve, we knew "who" it was. We decided to stay in bed, hearts racing, knowing that we would "blow Christmas" had we attempted to "catch Santa in the act."

I thought what we heard was the sleigh taking off the roof, not arriving. But we waited about twenty minutes just in case.

After watching the clock slowly tick the minutes off in seconds that seemed like hours, I slowly got up, opened the bedroom door and began to tread lightly down the hall.

About halfway to the living room, I realized if he was still in the house I would disturb him and I didn't want to be "one of those people." You know the type: "I am such a big fan; I really am not like this; I can see that you're really busy and I didn't want to disturb you BUT...." I have seen it before. I didn't want to be put into the situation where I was dying to ask for a selfie with the King of North Pole. So I did the only thing I could think of, I coughed a bit loudly in the hallway, to give him the chance to lay his finger "aside his nose" and return up the chimney.

As I turned the corner I could see the fire place and the glass of milk. The room was empty, cookie half eaten and the milk had been swallowed in a hurry as well. I saw that the children's stockings were full and a few toys had been left. Not a large haul this year, but the kids are not in need of much. Santa knows the right amount.

I was just about to turn off the lights and head back to bed when my eye caught ahold of something that I couldn't believe I didn't see at first.

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There by the fireplace was a glove, not just any glove but a fur lined, red leather "Santa glove." At first I thought he had to have left it by mistake, but then I saw a note rolled up inside.

Santa had left this unbelievable gift for my youngest daughter Cheyenne.

She had just told me a few hours before how all of her friends were telling her that Santa didn't exist and she just didn't understand how they doubted. I think Santa wanted to make sure that she understood --- he believed in her!

As my eyes poured over the note, my heart leapt with pure joy at its message of love, service and Christ.

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I rolled the note back up and took a harder look at this magical glove. The note says, "Mrs. Claus made these for me herself to keep my hands warm on my yearly trip."

It must have been years ago. You can see the wear especially on the palm side of the glove. There, on the brown suede you can see the rope burn or the place where he held the reigns of the reindeer tight over many, many years.

This one glove, kept warm the hand that has served children and his God in love for two millennia.

Just in case a skeptic might say it is another man's glove, I noticed, faded just up by the fur, lightly tooled and rubbed darker you can see it says Claus.

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I can't wait for Cheyenne to wake and see what Santa left for her. The note itself is beautiful. Obviously you could never find something like this in a store, and what parent has the time or talent to "fake" something like this?!?! This is clearly, really the glove of Santa!

I wonder if he will leave the other glove for another child somewhere on the planet.

After I raced back into my room to show Tania, we knew we needed to share this story with you as this glove really doesn't belong to us or Cheyenne. While it was left to Cheyenne, she needs to understand that she is merely the steward of this message. A message that must be shared with all children of the world who may just be entering that age of doubt.

A message of a lifetime of service to all mankind.

This has really reinforced my belief in the spirit of Santa Claus.

The spirit of Nicholas is a warrior for Christ. The spirit of Claus is real and powerful. It has the ability to change men from self-centered, money-hungry fools to soft, tender-hearted knights.

I know, after working so hard over the last few years on the story, The Immortal Nicolaus, that the man we know as Santa is not about presents, elves or polar bears drinking coke. But rather, he is on a mission to point the whole world toward the return of the Christ. Frankly, it is why I believe he is at the North Pole. What better place on earth to stand watch? It is the place where the stars are brightest the longest. If I am right, he will be the first to see the beacon, that same star that appeared over 2,000 years ago, this time announcing His return.

All wise men knew then, that the scriptures predicted a Messiah would come, be rejected and scorned and die for our sake. He came and the humble and faithful saw Him. Those same scriptures tell us that He is going to return in triumph and glory. All knees shall bend and every tongue confess that He is the Lord Almighty.

Let us be wise and humble enough to not be caught unprepared for His imminent return.

Believe.

Christ lives.

We mark His simple birth every year on this day.

He is the Savior and Redeemer of the world, the King of Kings and Prince of Peace, it is only through Him that we can truly be saved. His Grace is more than we deserve and more than we need. Let us serve Him by serving our fellow man, our brothers and sisters, with joy and love in our hearts.

Please share this Christmas message left for my daughter with all those who are ready to believe in the real meaning of CHRISTmas.

Glenn Beck

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.