Conservative Darryl Glenn Relentlessly Pursues US Senate Seat in Colorado

Darryl Glenn, a promising new face on the national political scene, is putting non-stop pressure on his Democratic opponent in Colorado. The 21-year veteran of the U.S military, with an MBA and law degree, joined The Glenn Beck Program on Friday to discuss his current bid for the U.S. Senate in Colorado. Glenn has the support of current U.S. Senators like Mike Lee (R-UT) and Ted Cruz (R-TX). Visit ElectDarrylGlenn.com for more information.

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GLENN: A candidate for the US Senate in Colorado, Darryl Glenn, how are you, sir?

DARRYL: Oh, I'm doing great. Thank you for having me on again.

GLENN: You bet. Tell me what the situation is in Colorado. First of all, can you tell me anything on the ground, what your gut says about Hillary Clinton versus Donald Trump? Do you have any sense that those polls are real, are still shifting, what are your thoughts on that?

DARRYL: Well, I see a lot of momentum on the Republican side. I think that with all of the news that has been coming out with regard to everything with the investigation starting up again, it's really energized the base. I think if you're looking at our ballot return, you've definitely seen an up in Republicans turning in their ballot.

And when I'm out there personally walking precincts, you do still have a lot of people hanging on to their ballots that are personally planning on delivering them. Because there is some concerns about whether or not that their vote will be counted appropriately.

So we know that -- I think that things are going to be very surprising in Colorado. I can guarantee you, we're going to win this race.

GLENN: So, Darryl, let me ask you this, you're in Colorado, which I know places like Boulder, Colorado, are, you know, very, very lefty. And -- but there's also parts of Colorado that are very western in their -- in their approach, which leans constitutional and Libertarian. Not necessarily Republican.

When it comes to things like, you know, pot in Colorado -- and I know you're running for the US Senate. But when it comes to that, constitutionalists generally speaking, are like, "Well, I may not want it in my state, but if that's what the state of Colorado decides to do, constitutionally, they can do that."

Are you seeing that -- because as a constitutionalist, are you seeing that you can pick up any of these Libertarian kind of people that might be in Colorado?

DARRYL: Absolutely. And we are specifically targeting them. Because there are some disenfranchised Bernie Sanders voters. Young millennials. And we are specifically out there talking to them because they bring a lot of value. And they need to understand that the other side of the ticket, as far as the Democrats, are going to continue to infringe upon their freedoms and liberty. And that if you you truly want to have somebody to stand up there and fight, you need to go to ElectDarrylGlenn.com and back my candidacy. Because I do not -- I take an oath to support and defend the Constitution of the United States, not to a party or not to a person. It's to understand that we are separate but equal branches of government. And that's what's been lacking, and that's what people are frustrating.

GLENN: It shows that Michael Bennet is still in the lead, but you're closing the gap quickly. He's the current senator. He is a far left Democrat. Big supporter of Hillary Clinton. Thinks that Obamacare is a good thing.

What are the premiums up in Colorado?

DARRYL: Well, you're looking at people, especially in -- I'll just kind of give you a sense in our western slope, there are 14 counties that are down to one insurance provider. You're looking at premium increases that are ranging between 20 to 40 percent.

I know of one individual business owner where their premiums have gone from 60,000, and it's projected to go to 50,000. But yet Michael Bennet is still out there supporting the Affordable Care Act. And this is why we are highlighting that fact, that, that, on top of his support for the Iran nuclear deal, are reasons why he should lose his job. That's why people are flocking to ElectDarrylGlenn.com.

GLENN: They're flocking to -- what was the name of that website again?

(chuckling)

DARRYL: ElectDarrylGlenn.com.

GLENN: Okay. I didn't know if I heard you right. ElectDarrylGlenn.com.

PAT: ElectDarrylGlenn.com.

GLENN: Michael Bennet was in a debate with you. And I find this astounding. He's made it all the way to the US Senate without knowing a couple of terms, one of them is open borders, the other is open trade. I want to play this.

VOICE: Open borders.

MICHAEL: Huh? I don't know what -- I don't know what that means in -- if you can define it for me, I would be happy to answer it --

PAT: What?

VOICE: It was her -- quote, that her dream is in the hemisphere open borders and open trade.

MICHAEL: I don't know what that means, but as part of the Gang of Eight --

PAT: Wow.

GLENN: What's going on, Darryl?

PAT: Wow.

DARRYL: Well, you have to remember that Michael Bennet graduated from Yale Law School. And that just shows you that -- you know, if I was Yale, I would say, "Look, you're not representing the institution very well."

PAT: That's for sure.

DARRYL: And what he's doing is what he traditionally does, is he hides. He doesn't want to take a position. And I tell people, "We need to just talk straight." The average person knows what the definition of what open borders is. And you should be able to talk about that. But what he doesn't want to acknowledge is the fact that he supports the Barack Obama administration. And if Hillary Clinton is in office, he's going to do the exact same thing.

PAT: Wow.

Now, what are the odds that people will be too stoned to get to the polls on Tuesday? Is that possible? You know, they got such a case of the munchies that they're too busy buying Doritos and Cheez-Its. Is that possible?

DARRYL: No, I don't think that's possible.

PAT: No?

GLENN: All right.

PAT: Good.

GLENN: That was, Pat, by the way, Darryl. I just want to make sure you understand. That was Pat.

DARRYL: Yeah. I understand that.

PAT: Well, it is legal.

And what is your stand on the marijuana situation in -- in Colorado? Is that going well, or would you repeal that if you could?

DARRYL: Well, it has some unintended consequences. And what I'm saying is the current position that we're in doesn't represent either side very well. You know, you need to stand up for state's rights. But right now, the federal government can pick and choose when they want to enforce the standard.

And when you're dealing with, like with Colorado, we have a lot of military installations and you have to follow federal law there, it becomes problematic.

And I can tell you specifically as the county commissioner responsible for funding, you know, organizations like our sheriff's department, we're having some unintended consequences because what you're seeing is a rise in property crime. A rise in heroin usage. So there's still a lot of work that needs to be done. But the current position right now of doing nothing is hurting people. Go in there and investigate whether or not it should be reclassified, as it should.

Then you can then put it into the pharmacy. Then that clears some of the public safety concerns. But the bottom line is you got to stand up for state's rights. And that's what we're going to do.

GLENN: Darryl Glenn, running for Senate in Colorado. Mike Lee is a huge supporter of Darryl. Ted Cruz is also a big supporter of Darryl.

Darryl Glenn. ElectDarrylGlenn.com. Elect Darryl Glenn. That's with two N's.com. In Colorado. And he needs your help, to -- I would imagine some extra funding would be helpful or even people willing to go out and knock on doors this weekend. And help put another constitutionalist in the Senate of the United States.

Darryl, I appreciate it. Thank you so much.

PAT: Good luck.

DARRYL: Thank you so much. I really appreciate it. Thank you.

GLENN: You bet.

Featured Image: Republican candidate for US Senate Darryl Glenn delivers a speech on the first day of the Republican National Convention on July 18, 2016 at the Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio. An estimated 50,000 people are expected in Cleveland, including hundreds of protesters and members of the media. The four-day Republican National Convention kicks off on July 18. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Glenn Beck joined Fox News' Tucker Carlson on Thursday night to discuss Visa Inc.'s "horrifying" new plans to flag firearm sales by separately categorizing purchases at gun shops, a move that Glenn aptly described as "the next step in banning guns."

In what's been hailed as a major victory for gun control activists, Visa agreed to adopt the International Organization for Standardization's (ISO) new set of standards by creating a special merchant category code for gun and ammunition sales.

In his appearance on "Tucker Carlson Tonight," Glenn shared a letter written by Robert B. Thomson III, a senior vice president at Visa, showing that the credit card company initially pushed back on the ISO's new rules.

“We believe that asking payment networks to serve as a moral authority by deciding which legal goods can or cannot be purchased sets a dangerous precedent,” Thomson wrote in the letter to pro-gun-control lawmakers, including Democratic Sen. Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts.

Just days later, however, Visa had agreed to comply with the ISO's plan to establish a new merchant category code for gun stores. So why did Visa suddenly flip?

As Glenn explained, it all comes down to pressure from America's largest union-owned bank, the Amalgamated Bank, one of the only unionized banks in the United States and a proud proponent of ESG (Environmental, Social, and Governance) investing.

"This is the next step in banning guns," Glenn asserted.

"It's horrifying!" Tucker responded after several seconds of stunned silence.

"I'm so grateful you did the reporting on this," he told Glenn. "I'm not sure why it falls to you since we have a couple of very large daily newspapers in this country you'd think would want to report this, yet none of them did. So, Glenn Beck did."


On a recent episode of "The Glenn Beck Program," Glenn broke down the details of this latest attack on the Second Amendment and revealed how this is a step toward something even worse than federal gun registration. Watch the video clip below for more details. Can't watch? Download the podcast here.


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Glenn Beck: Here's why Stacey Abrams' fetal heartbeat remarks are hilarious but TERRIFYING

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Georgia Democratic gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams has a new pro-abortion conspiracy theory: "There is no such thing as a [fetal] heartbeat at six weeks ... it is a manufactured sound designed to convince people that men have a right to take control of a woman’s body."

On the radio program Thursday, Glenn Beck and producer Stu Burguiere agreed Abrams' latest "misinformation" is not just ridiculous but could be dangerous if people are actually willing to believe her.

"If you want to defend abortion, go ahead and defend it. Defend what you're actually doing. Stop denying what is reality," Stu said. "If this is such a great defensible policy, then just come out and defend it, but they never can ... you notice how they can't go to the actual thing they say is so important. They keep defending these other things that aren't true."

Glenn said the pro-choice movement was successful for a long time because most people want the decision to be up to the woman and her doctor and that abortion should be safe, legal, and rare. But when leftists began "celebrating" their abortions or calling for "abortion on demand" at any point in the pregnancy, that's when they start to lose support.

"Because they've celebrated abortion and are losing regular people, you can't put that genie back in the bottle. So, what do they have to do now? They have to take the insane step of discrediting medical machines and technology," Glenn said.

"This is after two years, by the way, of them claiming the biggest scandal in the world was people suggesting the voting machines were hacked — after they previously said that voting machines were hacked in elections they [Democrats] lost," Stu pointed out.

"Honestly, gang, think this through because this is where life gets very scary. This is where you go to authoritarian rule and you can kill millions of people because you're truly now discrediting things that everyone knows is true," Glenn warned.

"So, if you disagree ... you can say that is an evil magic box that has made up sounds in it to convince people. If they will buy that, you're at the Salem witch trials. 'If she doesn't float, she wasn't a witch.' That's what you're looking at right now — and what's frightening is, [Abrams] can say this with a straight face and no one discredits her," he continued.

"You don't think that they can convince those people that you are a terrorist because of the way you vote? [...] You don't think they can convince half the country that you should be eliminated, liquidated, put into a camp, whatever authoritarians love to do? ... We are headed towards dangerous, dangerous times. We better wake up and stand together because this is frightening — it's hilarious — but because people are taking it seriously, it is terrifying," Glenn added.

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A big question Glenn Beck has always had about “The Amazing Do-Over” is: How do you get the most powerful and wealthy nation that has ever existed to accept, “You will own nothing … and be happy”? A foundational principle of this country from its very inception has been land ownership. We worked hard, were fiscally responsible, and stayed away from high debt, but the progressive era began to erode all of that.

The Clinton Global Initiative recently gathered the ruling class to tell the plebes how to run their finances and called anyone who dared challenge their ideas “climate change deniers.” Glenn argues we are dangerously far down the “Road to Serfdom” and exposes the progressive playbook to keep us in line. It’s a 600-year-old medieval model that’s been the plan all along.

We’re already feeling economic pain, and yet they’re playing “Game of Thrones” with our lives. Turning us into serfs is their ultimate goal. How do they finish the complete restructuring of the American financial system and our way of life?

On Wednesday night's "Glenn TV," Glenn connects it all on the chalkboard and details the solution to fighting back against the ruling elites.

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These days, it seems like everything is about politics, and comedy has been one of the biggest targets. Many comedians are walking on eggshells, but stand-up comedian and "Saturday Night Live" alum Jim Breuer isn't one of them.

Breuer joined Glenn on the latest episode of "The Glenn Beck Podcast" to talk about why he’d rather be funny than fearful and what inspired his hilarious comedy special, “Somebody Had to Say It," which has garnered almost 1.5 million views as of this writing.

Breuer made it clear that he does not consider himself to be political. "I'm not. I'm 100% not [political]," he told Glenn, before explaining how people started calling him political when he dared to ask questions about a certain shot that we're not allowed to mention, let alone question.

"When did medicine become political?" Breuer asked.

"What kind of price have you paid for being called political?" Glenn asked Breuer.

"To be dead honest with you, once COVID really kicked in, and ... once you realize we're not going to be here, that we're on borrowed time, and I do have God in my life ... you come to terms with reality on a deeper level. And when COVID kicked in, I said, 'You know what? All bets are off.' I already knew I wasn't in control. But now, not only am I not in control from the natural order of life, but now the puppet masters ... are in control," Breuer answered.

"It made me realize I don't have time to worry about what people think of me. I know where I'm at in life. I know where I'm at spiritually. I know where I'm at with my family," he added.

"That's tremendous power," Glenn said. "But it spooks the hell out of people."

"But it shouldn't!" Breuer exclaimed. "I'm excited that other people get this ... but they're stuck. We ain't got time for stuck. To me, this is the time of, 'You gotta rise.' For years and years and years, you allow fear to control your life. Fear of dying. Fear I might get sick ... everything's based out of fear. It's time for the fearless."

Breuer also revealed his secret for dealing with tough times, and he’s seen his share. But he also said he's seen miracles, including the incredible (and hilariously told) story of how he found faith, how God saved his marriage, and why one family friend was convinced his wife belonged to a cult.



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