Hear This Warning: The Future of the Conservative Movement Is in Jeopardy

Editor's Note: The following is based on Glenn's radio monologue from August 29, 2016.

I want to talk to you --- not about the election. I'm going to ask you to take a longer view of what is happening.

I've been doing my homework for a couple of weeks on one particular aspect of what is going on in the country and around the world, and it is something that we have talked about off and on for the last two years. By the time I'm really diving into this, I expect that you and others will say to me the same thing people said when I started talking about Woodrow Wilson.

I said, "You have to understand Woodrow Wilson and the progressive movement."

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And people said to me, "Glenn, 'progressive' movement? I mean, 'liberals' --- it's the same thing!"

No, it's not.

"You need to understand the roots of progressivism," I said.

Nobody believed me for a long time, and now progressives are known as progressives, and this audience, at least, knows the roots of progressivism --- and that is wildly important.

But there's something that I think is as important as the caliphate was back then. If you remember, no one knew what a caliphate was, and everyone said that was fantasyland and dismissed it.

I will tell you that I am in the midst of doing research, and I will bring all of it together in the next month, I hope. I feel exactly the way I did about the coming caliphate, which is now a reality. I feel as strongly about this as I did in 2006 and 2007 about the coming market crash, which happened. I feel as strongly about this as I did about telling you about progressivism and the roots of it --- and I need you to hear this warning.

I'm going to introduce you to some people that you are going to say make no difference, but I am telling you, it is the future of the conservative movement if you don't know who these people are. Everyone will say, "They're unrelated. It doesn't matter." And I am warning you now: This is the direction of the country.

I'm going to teach you a lot about the history that I am learning right now and show you why what's happening is simply a repeat of the past.

Where are we right now?

We are in a place --- because of 9/11 and because the system has been corrupt for a very, very long time --- 9/11, we thought we were going to get into a war and we were going to win the war and then come home, right? We thought it would be pretty easy. And we'd win the war and we would come home and we would teach everyone a lesson. But that war now has gone on for 15 years.

We were kind of betrayed and began to ask, "what the hell is going on with the war?" This started back in 2003 and 2004, when we realized we're not fighting this thing to win.

What is happening?

We had already been weakened by political correctness. And then we started to question our parties, we started questioning our government. Then we started questioning our banks. Then we started questioning our justice system and our police officers, to the point where we have nothing left that we believe in.

People are hungry. They are frightened. They are unable to afford life. They don't feel like anybody is listening to them. They don't feel in control. They don't feel like they belong to anything. Most importantly, no one feels like anything makes sense anymore.

Would you agree with those statements so far?

Betrayal and lies in the media.

On top of that, we feel the media has betrayed us and the media is not telling us the truth. Now the media is starting to fractionalize even more. And now the right media is split in half, and both sides are saying, "We're telling you the truth."

Meanwhile, while that war is going on, the people, again, feel like they're being lied to. The people who were their friends. Many think that I have changed and somehow or another I have betrayed the movement. Other people who are in this audience think that others like Matt Drudge or Breitbart have changed and have betrayed the audience.

Basically, everyone in America feels that they have been lied to by someone who they recently trusted, after they lost faith in everything else. They feel like they've been lied to and betrayed by people who were only saying what they said for their own gain and their own power.

We don't believe in our own friends anymore. Even our families are breaking down. The traditional idea of marriage and what a family is, the traditional idea of what a man or woman even is has broken down. Would you agree with that?

Stay alert.

Many people are now in an apathetic state to where they have just checked out and said, "The world doesn't matter, nor do I. And so I'm not paying attention."

Then on top of it, we have forces in the country that are mocking absolutely everything, and there is anger and rage at the system.

We have entered the world of the destruction of the politician. Now the destruction of the parties. The destruction of both parties and the politicians. And now we are entering the destruction of the entire system.

Looking ahead.

Over the next few weeks, I'm going to lay out for you why we're repeating history --- the history leading up to World War I, which in turn, leads to World War II. I ask that you listen and share this with your friends and family.

It's not about politics. It's about the future of America and the world.

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New details emerge about Trump raid — and 'it doesn't look good for the FBI'

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New, alleged details about the raid of former President Donald Trump's home at Mar-a-Lago hint that it's "not looking good for the FBI," said BlazeTV host Glenn Beck on the radio program Thursday.

Trump has faced attacks from every direction, but despite all of it, he has "not been found guilty or had any kind of real, solid evidence against him," Glenn pointed out.

Glenn detailed a long list of investigations, accusations, and lawsuits against Trump, and the latest puzzling revelations about the FBI's raid of Mar-a-Lago, which only seem to raise even more questions. For example, did agents truly refuse to give Trump's lawyer a copy of the warrant upon arriving at the home? Because sources have alleged that his attorney was kept "10 feet away from the warrant" and was not allowed to actually read it. If that's true, then it was absolutely against the law.

Then there was the inordinate amount of time spent going through Melania Trump's closet. And did they have the proper authority to break into Trump's safe?

"That warrant had better damn well say that they can break into that safe because the law is, you can't go into somebody's house and ... just tear it all apart," Glenn said. "You have to have a pretty good idea of where things might be located, and you ask for permission for those areas. And you have to know exactly what you're looking for, and if it's in a safe, you need to specifically say, 'it's in a safe and we're having a safe cracker come in.' If they didn't say in the warrant that they could crack his safe, it's the fruit of the poisoned tree. By the way, there was nothing in the safe."

Glenn also explained that the FBI broke into a specific "safe room" that contained national archives, which Trump was allegedly told by investigators to keep in a locked room.

"[Trump] made a safe room, and put two locks on it, at their request. And that's what they broke into," Glenn said. "This doesn't look good for the FBI," he added.

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There’s an economic axis of evil taking shape right now, and the people in charge of our government are too stupid to acknowledge and deal with what’s happening. The U.S. dollar and the entire financial system are at stake, and, as Glenn Beck reveals on "Glenn TV" Wednesday, our enemies’ PUBLISHED plans to take the entire thing down.

While all of this is happening, our own leaders are making everything worse. We’ve got Nancy Pelosi risking an international incident, accelerating China’s plans to collapse us. And when Biden SHOULD be focusing on the security of our country, he’s instead preoccupied with controlling the weather with his Inflation "Reduction" Act.

Glenn exposes the TRUE numbers on what that bill will do to your family’s budget. Add to that, they’re more than doubling the IRS to make sure you feel the pain. And if you think they won’t come for you, look at what they just did to the former president of the United States. The DOJ and FBI just went after the political opponent of their boss, Joe Biden.

This is what they are focused on, and the threat to the dollar — and the entire financial system — isn’t even on their radar. Pain is coming for us, and they don’t care one bit.

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Speaking before signing the “PACT Act of 2022” on Wednesday morning, President Joe Biden claimed that his wonderful economic plan "is working" and that somehow July’s annual inflation rate of 8.5% was actually “zero.”

“I just want to say a number: zero. Today we received news that our economy had 0% inflation in the month of July,” Biden said during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House.

White House press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre dutifully echoed the president's not-at-all misleading claim:

The truth of the matter is that last month's inflation rate of 8.5% was a (small) step in the right direction, but only because it was lower than June's 41-year high of 9.1% — and the thing is, anyone who's graduated kindergarten knows it.

So, who do White House personnel think they're fooling? On the radio program Wednesday, Glenn Beck and producer Stu Burguiere broke down how the Biden administration came to this latest disingenuous conclusion about the economy, what the latest consumer price index actually shows, and why the inevitable Biden brag-fest will be unbearable.

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Glenn Beck: This is the ONLY endgame that makes sense for the FBI’s raid on Trump’s Mar-a-Lago home

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If you're celebrating this FBI raid on Mar-a-Lago, you have no idea how much this changes things. We don't do this in America. At least, we didn't. But the left cannot have Donald Trump be president again. His "America First" platform goes against everything they've been working for. So, what's their endgame here? On the radio program, Glenn Beck said there's really only one endgame that makes sense — and it should scare us all.

"If you are not for the destruction of America, you better pay attention quickly. This is a massive move," Glenn said of the Mar-a-Lago raid.

"Who has credibility on this? ... The right will believe Donald Trump, but nobody on the left, so you're not going to change any minds there. Do you think the right will believe the New York Times? MSNBC? NBC? CBS? Do you think we're going to believe the New York Times — the people who have been carrying water for the Biden crimes? The Clinton crimes? And ... I'm talking about her server and having her own State Department people go into a skiff, which is the top secret room, completely sealed off, going in and getting documents, cutting off 'top secret,' and then emailing them to her on her private server. And nothing? And now you're going to try to convince me [that] this has nothing to do with January 6?" he added.

"Remember the [allegations about] bank servers, [Trump] was pinging a bank? Untrue. Carter Page is a Russian spy? Untrue. Donald Trump is a Russian spy? ... Untrue. Collusion with Russia? Untrue. Ukraine, the perfect phone call? Not true. Not true. Wasn't a perfect phone call. Was not impeachable. The pee tape dossier? None of that was true. Here's why they can't have [Trump] as president of the United States. They can't have him as president of the United States because we are headed towards a completely new, all redesigned, non-capitalist, nonconstitutional Great Reset," Glenn argued. "They cannot have him be president because he is America first."

Glenn warned Americans that our federal government is accumulating massive power, case in point the 87,000 new IRS agents. "Coupled with the [IRS agents] they already have ... that's almost the size of our National Guard. Do you feel comfortable with that? Democrats? You don't think there's a possibility ... that someone ... might come in at some point and weaponize the IRS?"

He also warned that the FBI's raid on Donald Trump’s home has implications that stretch far beyond simple dislike for the former president. So what are they hoping to accomplish?

"What is the endgame? You make him into a martyr by throwing him into jail or killing him ... so you make him stronger. That doesn't make sense, why would they want that?" Glenn asked. "So, what is their endgame? The only one that makes sense to me, is to stop him at any cost, then lunatics will take to the streets, and then [the Democrats] will have evidence that the [right is] more dangerous than anyone could possibly imagine. Please, pray for your country."

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