Doing Things the Old Way: Man Who Took in 300 Children Shares Secret of Success

So much of the news of the day is dominated by terrorism, violence and hate that it makes finding the good news -- the news that lifts the soul and strengthens the heart -- hard to find. But when you find that one story that can speak to so many and encourage the disheartened, it makes all the effort worthwhile.

Wednesday on The Glenn Beck Program, Glenn sat down with David Taunton who shared what his mission in life has been for the past 38 years. Alongside his wife Abigail, the Taunton's have welcomed in over 300 children, from all backgrounds to the Taunton Family Children's Home in Wawehitchka, Florida since 1978.

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"Some are here for a short time and some for long-term," David said. "At one point we had 11 in college. Once we take in a kid, we take care of 'em. All of the responsibility is on us, we don't accept or request any government funding -- this is strictly back to the old way of things, the way this country used to be. Each neighborhood just takes care of its own."

What started out with a few children quickly grew. Thankfully there are people like the Taunton's that are willing to step up to the plate in a time of need.

"The kids just kept coming, sometimes four or five at a time," Abigail said. "We woke up and had 26 in our house we were responsible for. The oldest was 13 and lots of little ones -- four on the bottle and five in diapers at one time. At that point, we decided we were getting a little bigger than we thought but it was good."

Living in such turbulent times is hard enough on your own, but parenting and taking responsibility for the life of a child who has had a hard go of it is a whole other animal. Creating a loving environment is no small feat and Glenn took the opportunity to ask David what advice he would have for parents who are struggling and what the next generation needs to know.

Watch the link below to hear David's answer and a touching story about the sacrifice his parents made to provide an education for himself and for his siblings.

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During his campaign, President Joe Biden survived scandal after scandal involving his son Hunter — the Ukraine/Burisma scandal, the laptop scandal, the one involving a stripper from Arkansas and a long-lost child. And yet, after it all appeared to have been swept under the rug, Hunter has now released a memoir — "Beautiful Things."

Filling in for Glenn Beck on the radio program this week, Pat Gray and Stu Burguiere discussed Hunter's "horrible" response when asked on "CBS This Morning" if the laptop seized by the FBI in 2019 belonged to him and reviewed a few segments from his new book, which they agreed raises the question: Is Hunter trying to sabotage his father's career?

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Countless corporations — from Delta Air Lines, Coca-Cola, and Porsche to UPS and LinkedIn — are calling out the Georgia voting laws, calling them "restrictive," "racist," and "discriminative." Meanwhile, words like "stakeholder" and "equitable" are starting to show up in their arguments.

On the radio program, Glenn Beck gave the "decoder ring" for what's really going on here, because our society is being completely redesigned in front of our eyes.

There's a reason why all these big businesses are speaking out now, and it has very little to do with genuine ideology, Glenn explained. It's all about ESG scores and forcing "compliance" through the monetization of social justice.

Glenn went on to detail exactly what ESG scores are, how they're calculated, and why these social credit scores explain the latest moves from "woke" companies.

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Dallas Jenkins is a storyteller — and he's telling the most important story of all time in a way that many believed was impossible.

Jenkins is the creator of "The Chosen," a free, crowdfunded series about the life of Jesus that rivals Hollywood productions. And Season 2 could not have arrived at a better time — on Easter weekend 2021. Church attendance has dropped, people are hungry for something bigger than all of us, and many are choosing social justice activism, political parties, or even the climate change movement as "religions" over God.

This Easter weekend, Jenkins joined Glenn on the "Glenn Beck Podcast" to discuss the aspects of Jesus that often get overlooked and break through the misconceptions about who Jesus really is to paint a clear picture of why America needs Emmanuel, "God with us," now more than ever.

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Award-winning investigative journalist Lara Logan joined Glenn Beck on the radio program this week to argue the Biden administration's border crisis is "enabling" drug cartels, allowing them to exploit migrants, use border wall construction roads, and cross the border much more easily.

Lara, who has witnessed and experienced firsthand some of the worst violence around the world as a war correspondent for CBS News, told Glenn it's "not an overstatement" to call the cartels in Mexico "the most violent and powerful criminal organizations on the face of the earth." And while they're "at war with us, we've been asleep at the wheel."

But Lara also offers solutions that the U.S. can enact to stop these horrific atrocities.

"There's more than 30,000 Mexican civilians who are massacred every year in Mexico by the cartels. And that's just the bodies that the Mexican government owns up to or knows about, right?" Lara said. "There's Mexicans buried in unmarked mass graves all across the country. I mean, everyone knows that the violence of the cartels is not like anything anyone has ever seen before. It even pales in comparison to, at times, to what terrorist groups like ISIS have done."

Lara went on to explain some of the unspeakable acts of violence and murder that occur at the hands of the Mexican cartels — 98% of which go uninvestigated.

"That's not unprosecuted, Glenn. That's uninvestigated," Lara emphasized. "[Cartels] operate with impunity. So the law enforcement guy, the policemen, the marine, the National Guardsmen, who are trying to do the right thing, who are not in the pocket of the cartels — what chance do those guys have? They've got no chance. You know where they end up? In one of those unmarked graves."

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