Glenn's Personal Note to Mark Levin: We Can't Straddle the Line Like Furtwängler

Glenn spent the morning researching a guy not many people know about: Wilhelm Furtwängler. Furtwängler was an enormously famous conductor in Germany during the 1930s and 1940s. While he continued conducting the philharmonic during Hitler's reign, he secretly helped Jews escape.

Glenn mentioned Furtwängler in a personal note sent to Mark Levin after hearing what Levin had to say about Sean Hannity's comments.

"I think he did exactly the right thing: He defended both of us, both of us, and said, 'I'm not getting involved.' I think that was exactly the right thing to do. I wrote him last night, and then I wrote him again this morning," Glenn said Wednesday on his radio program.

Glenn shared what he wrote to Levin on radio this morning:

Mark, this is all uncharted territory, what we're dealing with now. But as I study history and what is happening overseas, which has come our way now, I feel that these are the beginnings of the times of Bonhoeffer. If never forget is to mean anything, we must speak while those seeds are being planted.

I had a rabbi come to my office about eight months ago from the Simon Wiesenthal Center for a private meeting at his request. He begged me to stop talking about the plight of Jews in Europe. I was stunned. He told me, they're coming for your people first this time.

I feared at the time he might be right. I know now we are. We must be firm and clear now, before it can take root and destroy the credibility of any voice standing for freedom.

I spent the morning today researching a guy nobody knows: Wilhelm Furtwängler.

"Oh, my gosh. What a coincidence," Pat interjected. "We were just talking about Furtwängler."

"Wilhelm, Wilhelm," Jeffy said.

"And Jeffy was like, well, I'm deep into my research on it," Pat continued.

"That's so funny. I'm so glad I didn't do it. I almost wore my Furtwängler T-shirt today on the air. I took it off at the last minute," Stu added.

"Shut up," Glenn chimed in.

He continued with his letter to Mark Levin:

I believe this man was a hero, but I'm not entirely sure. But I do know this: We can't straddle the line at this point. Maybe later we have to straddle the line and do what he did to save others. But at this point, those of us who are clear must stand, not only to save the voice of freedom, but our souls and more importantly, our friends. It cannot only happen here. I believe it already is.

As my friend, please help me navigate these waters. We are all in a corner with our back against the wall. None of us know how to navigate this. We're all doing our best. And I am more than open to hearing advice from a trusted friend who is striving for the same outcome and who is honorably holding on to his principles. We may not always agree on the path forward, but if we can retain respect for one another and believe the best in one another, we will make it.

"The reason why I wanted to share that with you is, I'm coming from a different place. I am not looking at this election. I am looking at the ramifications of this election. And there are worst things than our country being destroyed: Our country losing its soul is much more important, at least to me," Glenn said.

Featured Image: Wilhelm Furtwängler, Berlin, February 1942 (Photo Credit: Bundesarchiv, Bild 183-L0607-504 / CC-BY-SA 3.0)

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?

Watch the video below to hear Ezra describe the religious persecution taking place in Canada.


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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!"

Watch this clip to see the heated exchange:

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One of the most dangerous existential threats to the United States is Critical Race Theory, or CRT. As Glenn Beck has exposed over the past year, CRT is gaining momentum and has been preached in our universities for a while now.

Then last August, leaked documents revealed that Marxism, activist ideology of Black Lives Matter, is making its way into grade school classrooms across the country. And since then, things have only gotten more intense.

On next week's Wednesday night special, Glenn will expose the new ways progressives are systematically indoctrinating our kids and culture with this dangerous ideology. But first, it's crucial that you know what your kids may already be learning.

"What I'm about to show you is just the beginning," Glenn said, introducing the leaked documents.

"I found it shocking that Black Lives Matter supporters have developed lesson plans that start from preschool all the way up to the 12th grade," he continued. "Do you know the money it would take to tailor things ... and get it out to the schools and the unions for each age, to be able to brainwash the kids on Marxism and how to destroy capitalism by using race, sexual orientation, and gender?

"Our children don't stand a chance," Glenn added later. "They're not being taught anything except how to be radical activists. What the hell has happened?"

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