Glenn's Action Items and Plea to the Gay Community After Orlando

The media talks about the Orlando story as a mass shooting rather than a terror attack --- but their willful ignorance doesn't change the truth.

"We have to be really clear, the nation is at war. From 9/11 to the Boston Marathon, from Fort Hood to Chattanooga, from San Bernardino to Orlando, our nation is at war," Glenn said.

Aside from the obvious --- being at war with radical Islam --- we're also fighting a battle with the progressive left and their effort to divide us from each other and our principles.

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"Before Obama's election, research showed that this was the first generation that did not see race. But because of politics, they now see race. That very generation now sees race," Glenn said.

So what can we do in the aftermath of Orlando to fight these battles and stand united as American citizens, irrespective of our differences?

"I will tell you this: I'm making a list of the things that I will do. I suggest you do the same," Glenn said.

What's on Glenn's list?

I will teach my children the truth in a more fervent fashion, with more urgency.

I will teach my children the difference between good and evil by speaking out against evil.

I will stand against evil, and I will stand for good.

I will listen. I will learn. I will try to stay away from divisive politics while holding firm to the truth.

I will unite with others on the truth.

I will not be divided from the truth, living in a dream world that will only cause more misery.

I will stand with the courageous mayor of Irving, Texas, who is standing up for the U.S. Constitution and laws of Texas.

I will carry a gun.

"Nobody's coming into my studios to slaughter. While audience members cannot come in with a gun, this is not a gun-free zone. The only reason why we don't let audience members come in with a gun is because we do live television and people would love to be famous. So no guns are allowed in the studio. But don't mistake that for a gun-free zone because we're not a sitting target. Somebody smuggles a gun into this building, we'll kill you, and we'll kill you fast," Glenn said.

Glenn vehemently disagrees with Jimmy Carter's notion about first responders.

"That term started with Jimmy Carter. He's the one that made that famous, that we all think that [the EMS and police are] the first responders. It's a lie. We are the first responders. And if somebody wants to come into my place of business and start screaming about how great Allah is and they start to even think that they are going to pull the trigger on me or someone else, I will pull the trigger on them. We're not calling the police and waiting for them. We will be the first responder," Glenn said.

As a law-abiding citizen, Glenn understands the great responsibility that comes with exercising his Second Amendment rights.

"You don't want guns on a dance floor where there's booze. There are some places like that you just don't want to carry a gun. But by God, I'll carry a gun wherever I can, and I'll avoid those places where I can't carry a gun," Glenn said.

The enemy in this war doesn't just target homosexuals --- they target Christians, Muslims who aren't Muslim enough, anyone who doesn't bow to Sharia law.

"I am begging you, I am begging you, if you're a member of the gay community, please, let's stand arm in arm. Please, let's stand together. We may not agree on everything. We may not agree on wedding cakes, but God Almighty, we agree on life," Glenn said. "And we agree on your right and my right to have a different lifestyle and to live the life that you want to live. We agree on equal rights, even though sometimes the rights of others piss us off."

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Featured Image: A small makeshift memorial sits on the lawn at the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts in honor of the victims of the shooting at Pulse Nightclub, June 13, 2016 in Orlando, Florida. The shooting at Pulse Nightclub, which killed 49 people and injured 53, is the worst mass-shooting event in American history. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

On the "Glenn Beck Radio Program" Monday, Harvard Law professor and lawyer on President Donald Trump's impeachment defense team Alan Dershowitz explains the history of impeachment and its process, why the framers did not include abuse of power as criteria for a Constitutional impeachment, why the Democrats are framing their case the way they are, and what to look for in the upcoming Senate trial.

Dershowitz argued that "abuse of power" -- one of two articles of impeachment against Trump approved by House Democrats last month -- is not an impeachable act.

"There are two articles of impeachment. The second is 'obstruction of Congress.' That's just a false accusation," said Dershowitz. "But they also charge him, in the Ukraine matter, with abuse of power. But abuse of power was discussed by the framers (of the U.S. Constitution) ... the framers refused to include abuse of power because it was too broad, too open-ended.

"In the words of James Madison, the father of our Constitution, it would lead presidents to serve at the will of Congress. And that's exactly what the framers didn't want, which is why they were very specific and said a president can be impeached only for treason, bribery, or other high crimes and misdemeanors," he added.

"What's alleged against President Trump is not criminal," added Dershowitz. "If they had criminal issues to allege, you can be sure they would have done it. If they could establish bribery or treason, they would have done it already. But they didn't do it. They instead used this concept of abuse of power, which is so broad and general ... any president could be charged with it."

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On Friday's radio program, Bill O'Reilly joins Glenn Beck discuss the possible outcomes for the Democrats in 2020.

Why are former President Barack and First Lady Michelle Obama working overtime to convince Americans they're more moderate than most of the far-left Democratic presidential candidates? Is there a chance of a Michelle Obama vs. Donald Trump race this fall?

O'Reilly surmised that a post-primary nomination would probably be more of a "Bloomberg play." He said Michael Bloomberg might actually stand a chance at the Democratic nomination if there is a brokered convention, as many Democratic leaders are fearfully anticipating.

"Bloomberg knows he doesn't really have a chance to get enough delegates to win," O'Reilly said. "He's doing two things: If there's a brokered convention, there he is. And even if there is a nominee, it will probably be Biden, and Biden will give [him] Secretary of State or Secretary of Treasury. That's what Bloomberg wants."

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On the "Glenn Beck Radio Program" Friday, award-winning investigative reporter John Solomon, a central figure in the impeachment proceedings, explained his newly filed lawsuit, which seeks the records of contact between Ukraine prosecutors and the U.S. Embassy officials in Kiev during the 2016 election.

The records would provide valuable information on what really happened in Ukraine, including what then-Vice President Joe Biden and his son Hunter were doing with Ukrainian energy company, Burisma Holdings, Solomon explained.

The documents, which the State Department has withheld thus far despite repeated requests for release by Solomon, would likely shed light on the alleged corruption that President Donald Trump requested to be investigated during his phone call with the president of Ukraine last year.

With the help of Southeastern Legal Foundation, Solomon's lawsuit seeks to compel the State Department to release the critical records. Once released, the records are expected to reveal, once and for all, exactly why President Trump wanted to investigate the dealings in Ukraine, and finally expose the side of the story that Democrats are trying to hide in their push for impeachment.

"It's been a one-sided story so far, just like the beginning of the Russia collusion story, right? Everybody was certain on Jan. 9 of 2017 that the Christopher Steele dossier was gospel. And our president was an agent of Russia. Three years later, we learned that all of that turned out to be bunk, " Solomon said.

"The most important thing about politics, and about investigations, is that there are two sides to a story. There are two pieces of evidence. And right now, we've only seen one side of it," he continued. "I think we'll learn a lot about what the intelligence community, what the economic and Treasury Department community was telling the president. And I bet the story was way more complicated than the narrative that [House Intelligence Committee Chairman] Adam Schiff [D-Calif.] has woven so far."

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Carter Page, a former advisor to Donald Trump's 2016 presidential campaign, found himself at the center of the Russia probe and had his reputation and career destroyed by what we now know were lies from our own intelligence system and the media.

On the TV show Thursday, Page joined Glenn Beck to speak out about how he became the subject of illegal electronic surveillance by the FBI for more than two years, and revealed the extent of the corruption that has infiltrated our legal systems and our country as a whole.

"To me, the bigger issue is how much damage this has done to our country," Page told Glenn. "I've been very patient in trying to ... find help with finding solutions and correcting this terrible thing which has happened to our country, our judicial system, DOJ, FBI -- these once-great institutions. And my bigger concern is the fact that, although we keep taking these steps forward in terms of these important findings, it really remains the tip of the iceberg."

Page was referencing the report by Justice Department Inspector General Michael Horowitz, which revealed that the FBI made "at least 17 significant errors or omissions" in its Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) applications for warrants to spy on Page, a U.S. citizen.

"I think this needs to be attacked from all angles," Glenn said. "The one angle I'm interested in from you is, please tell me you have the biggest badass attorneys that are hungry, starving, maybe are a little low to pay their Mercedes payments right now, and are just gearing up to come after the government and the media. Are they?"

I can confirm that that is the case," Page replied.

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