Glenn Challenges Liberals to Hear His Response to Hollywood's Latest Video

It's amazing how the media are suddenly concerned with telling the truth and liberals are worried about executive power. A new video from Hollywood puts the hypocrisy of the left on full display.

After watching President Barack Obama sign executive order after executive order to bypass Congress the past eight years, they're now extremely concerned about the balance of powers created by America's Founders. Actors in the video demand that Congress stop President-elect Donald Trump from enacting policy that is racist, sexist, anti-immigrant, anti-worker, anti-Muslim, anti-Semitic and anti-environmental.

"I can't take it," Co-host Pat Gray said.

"It gets worse," Glenn added.

Gearing up for tomorrow's program in which he'll give a response to the video, Glenn issued a challenge.

"I urge members of the media to listen. I urge members of the left to listen tomorrow on this program to my response," Glenn said. "Oh, man. I have so much to say. I think this will be the entire show tomorrow."

Invite your liberal friends on Twitter and Facebook who are trying to understand the world. Glenn has a very special response planned.

"The left needs to hear it. The media needs to hear it. We're going to approach it in a very, very different way tomorrow," Glenn said.

Read below or listen to the full segment from Hour 3 for answers to these questions:

• Has Don Lemon lost his mind?

• What was Glenn's toughest job interview?

• Do liberals have any self-awareness at all?

Listen to this segment from The Glenn Beck Program:

 

Featured Image: Actress Sally Field urging Congress to stop President-elect Trump in Hollywood's latest political video.

Below is a rush transcript of this segment, it might contain errors:

GLENN: Hello, America. And welcome to the Glenn Beck Program. We -- got a little sidetracked on this Megyn Kelly conversation. Megyn Kelly has announced that she's leaving Fox to NBC. A lot of people are only saying that she's a traitor. I don't understand that kind of language. How -- how are we going to move forward if we can't even talk or work with one another?

Is it a bad thing now if you -- when did we take our allegiance to a network? When did leaving a network mean that you're a traitor? When is having a different idea mean that you're a traitor? And how do we move forward if you have a different idea or you want to stand with other people that don't necessarily agree with everything that you say if you're going to be a traitor?

How do we not end up locking each other up into camps? How do we not head into civil war? This is a conversation America needs to have. And we're going to have it, beginning right now.

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GLENN: So Megyn Kelly has said goodbye last night to her listeners at Fox. I believe she's going to be on the air until Friday. Then she's moving to NBC. Not MSNBC. But NBC.

There's some controversy online. She is -- she's taking a massive pay cut, according to some insiders. It's not about money. It doesn't seem to be about ideology. It seems to be about her children and wanting to spend more time with her children and being able to work at a place that she feels she can accomplish her personal and professional goals.

There's things I'm sure that I disagree with, on Megyn Kelly. A caller -- in fact, is he back on? Is Kevin back on?

JEFFY: No.

GLENN: He dropped off again. Okay. Kevin, when you're in a good cell area, call us.

PAT: He might be -- Kevin, are you there?

GLENN: Oh, he got him back. He got him back.

Okay. Kevin, this will be our last shot. So if you drop out, you got to move on. But you were pointing out that Megyn disagrees strongly on -- or seems to on things like non-gender bathrooms. And my retort is, "Well, that doesn't make her a traitor," and I think you agreed with that.

CALLER: Yeah.

GLENN: But you said to me, "I want to make one more point." What was that?

CALLER: Well, not a point, but a comment about reaching out to people outside your circle.

I'm a conservative Christian creationist, but a lot of the YouTubers that I listen to are what you would call more classical liberals, like, yeah, they believe in stuff like maybe something like gay marriage or abortion, but they're on point when it comes to fighting for like the First Amendment, about not demonizing conservatives, and I have no affiliation with a couple of these -- with any of these people, actually, but I'd like to just throw their names out there. I think they would be people that would be much better liberals to reach out to than let's say somebody like Samantha Bee, who I think is just a disingenuous liar.

GLENN: Okay. Who are the names?

By the way, I don't think that. I think she's -- I don't think she understands because she's never been pushed. Nobody on the left has ever been pushed. They're being pushed right now. And they're -- and they're examining. And they're doing self-exams, surrounded by people going, "Oh, well, it's not you. It's really them. They're the ones that are so misguided. You know, they just want to strip everything away from you."

If you're not in their circle going, "Wait. Wait. No, no. Don't listen to that. Don't listen to that. We are just like you. We happen to disagree with certain things." Now, you just excoriated me, you know, personally. She had me on her show, and she kept her word. She didn't excoriate me on-air. She did a remarkable job. But, you know, offline, we had a tough conversation.

My next conversation with her is, "Okay. I want to show you a couple of things that you're doing that feel to me like I must have felt to you when you were on the air." I can guarantee you she's never had that conversation with anyone ever before. Guarantee it.

So do we just dismiss them?

CALLER: Well, if she -- if she actually does this in good faith and, you know, stops demonizing conservatives, well, she'll probably be out of a job on Comedy Central, but at least it will be a good one for her character.

(laughter)

GLENN: Well, you know what, I will tell you -- Kevin, I will tell you that -- and I don't think I'm speaking out of school, she said to me, "I don't know how to do my job. I know what they expect of me. And I can't do that." And I said, "Samantha, you sound -- I hate to break it to you, but you sound exactly like me." And she said -- and she rolled her eyes, in a comedic way, "Oh, please, stop saying that."

And we laughed about it. But it is the same thing. I've been saying this on-air for I don't know how long. I don't know -- nobody in talk radio has ever tried to do what I'm trying to do. And that is, stick with my principles, even though either half of the country or maybe a third of the audience might disagree. But expect that the audience is smart enough and also decent enough and the American people are decent enough to say, "Look, I don't have to agree with everything. And I may not understand you, but I understand your basic guiding principles. And I've had enough of this. I want to be able to live next door to people and be friends with people and work with people that I don't -- don't agree with. But I want to be able to go bowling with them or go to a movie with them. I want to be able to have a relationship with them."

CALLER: Oh, I agree. I'm a young conservative in this day and age. And most people my age aren't conservative. So most of my friends particularly aren't conservative or less conservative than me. But they're still human beings, and I still want to have relationships with them. And I do. But in regards to people like --

GLENN: Hang on just a second. Wait a minute, Kevin. So you just said what you said, and I think that's really important. That you have an open and honest good conversation and relationships with people who strongly disagree with you politically, and you're open about it. It's not some hidden little secret. But you're open about it. And you're like, "Dude, I think you're nuts on that." But you're still good friends and you can still communicate. Do I have you right on that understanding?

CALLER: Yes, I have liberal friends who we talk frankly about politics with each other, and we're still friends after the conversations and during them.

GLENN: Good. Okay. Good. Now, what you've just said is vitally important and where I think everybody wants to be. However, most of the country will not allow that to happen with people who run in the media circles.

So, in other words, what you do in your personal life is you reach out to people who think differently than you do, and you have a good time with them. But Megyn Kelly moves from Fox to MSNBC -- she's got to have a job. And if she doesn't move to -- if she moves to a place where there's a bunch of people who don't like she does, she all of a sudden is somebody who is suspect.

Why can't I make you suspect, Kevin?

CALLER: Wait. Make me suspect? Suspect to who? You?

GLENN: Why aren't you suspect? Kevin, I've heard that you have -- do you now have or have you ever had friends that disagree with conservative principles?

CALLER: Of course.

GLENN: Okay. So why can't -- and in my particular case, me reaching out to Samantha Bee is not because I need a new friend. It's because I believe that we need to change our behavior and we need to model really tough relationships. And Samantha Bee, up to this point, has shown me nothing but courteousness and good faith and honor. She has kept her word every step of the way with me, which I didn't expect. But I hoped for.

So my goal is to be able to make some progress, and perhaps I get a year down the road, and she's like, "You know what, Glenn, I not only still think you're wrong, I think you're wrong that I can't -- that what I'm saying on the air is offensive to people like you. I don't really care." Well, I get to that point, and I have nothing left.

But pursuing that, why does that make me suspect? Or why does it make Megyn Kelly suspect to go work for people who don't hold her same principle?

CALLER: I don't find you suspect because I've been listening to you since I was eleven and you have a consistent track record. And I don't think you're going to wake up one morning and suddenly decide, "Hmm, I'm going to be a liberal today and betray everything I've ever said." I don't know Megyn Kelly having a record of being a consistent conservative.

What I have seen in the recent past is that she seems to have more liberal leanings, which is why I'm suspect of her, as opposed to being suspect of you for reaching out to Samantha Bee.

GLENN: Okay.

CALLER: But if there is like liberals and stuff like that who I think you want to reach out to who have -- you know, have a media presence and stuff like that -- I mean, there is this one YouTuber that I watch -- I mean, most people my age consume most of our news through YouTube.

And that would be this one channel called Sargon of Akkad. His real name is Karl Benjamin. And he probably would think himself a pretty liberal guy. But he's one of those few liberals out there who is on point with the Second Amendment, on point with fighting against social justice warriors, and, you know --

GLENN: So then he's not a -- he's a classic liberal?

CALLER: Yes.

GLENN: Yeah. Those are the easy ones. And I'd love to talk to him. We will look him up. What's his name again?

CALLER: It's Karl Benjamin. He's a British gentleman. I believe his name is spelled with a K. K-A-R-L. And Benjamin. YouTube channel Sargon of Akkad. He's got over half a million subscribers. You can find him on YouTube.

GLENN: Sargon of a Cause?

JEFFY: Sargon of Akkad.

CALLER: Like A-K-K-A-D.

GLENN: My gosh, there are so many K's in there. It's one short from the Klan. I'm just saying.

(laughter)

CALLER: I'm sure he'll probably get a kick out of that. You should make that joke to him, if you get a hold of him.

GLENN: Thank you so much, Kevin. I really appreciate your phone call.

And this is the kind of phone call where we just disagreed with each other, but we disagreed with each other politely and we had a conversation.

PAT: Of course, we're having him killed later. But, I mean, that goes without saying.

GLENN: Yeah, the Dick Cheney people are already at the back door of his house. But it's interesting to me with the -- with the Megyn Kelly and who is going to replace -- it will say a lot. Because I think -- I do believe that there is a change at NBC. This is just my speculation, that they know that what they're doing at MSNBC is not working. And perhaps at NBC, they're thinking to themselves, "We need to have some credibility -- some real credibility with half of the country." And I think they're trying to move in that direction. I know for a fact the New York Times is trying to do that.

NBC I think is trying to do that. We should welcome anybody that is trying to reach out to the other side. And we should be reaching out to the other side.

With that being said, I don't think I've ever told you about my interview with Fox. Who do you know that could actually make it through this interview -- I mean, I want to go through the list. I want to tell you what happened in my interview and then go through the list of people and see -- and I don't know if interviews are still done this way. But I interviewed with Roger Ailes. I'm telling you, I lost 15 pounds in sweat on that interview. It was the most incredible, almost -- almost like a prank video was being done on me, it was so difficult.

We'll talk about that coming up in just a second. And the list of people to replace, two of them. In fact, one of the lead -- the number one lead on one poll is Dana Loesch. And I think 12 or three. Number two is Tomi Lahren. Both from the Blaze. So we'll talk about that coming up in just a second.

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GLENN: So Megan Fox is -- or Megan Fox -- Megyn Kelly. Megan Fox, she would be great, wouldn't she?

(laughter)

PAT: Well, yeah, if you're just going to put her on a stage somewhere just to look at her, yes.

GLENN: Honey, honey, don't speak. Okay? Just --

PAT: Words aren't necessary between us. They just aren't.

JEFFY: Is today the day Megyn Fox will speak?

GLENN: Just wink at the camera once in a while, and we'll play some clip from some politician saying something. Don't worry your head about it.

Okay. Just, shh. Just sit here.

Megyn Kelly said goodbye to her Fox audience yesterday. She is leaving. And she's leaving she said because of her children. She wants to spend more time with her children. It's fascinating to me that she spent so much time -- 17 years, I think at Fox, trying to get the prime time slot. They give her the prime time slot. She worked in day time. She finally gets the prime time slot. And it's not good for her family. And she leaves and takes a lot less money. They are offering her $20 million to stay at Fox. And I don't -- it could be anywhere from eight to $15 million that they offered her at NBC. So she's not leaving for the money.

PAT: Are we positive on that?

JEFFY: Yeah. I can't see her going --

PAT: It's hard to believe.

JEFFY: That sure is.

PAT: Yeah, that's hard to believe.

JEFFY: 15, maybe.

GLENN: I have no idea --

JEFFY: Maybe.

GLENN: The story that I read was for considerably less for those who were close to the deal. Now, thinking about that, I mean, how much does Chuck Todd make? 10 million? I mean, can you look that up?

PAT: I don't know.

GLENN: And he's Meet the Press. So, I mean, how much are they paying her?

JEFFY: Yeah.

PAT: Well, Chuck Todd is not going to make Megyn Kelly money though. I mean, right?

GLENN: But the job has to --

JEFFY: We know that. Come on, now.

GLENN: The job has to justify -- you can't just pay her $20 million or $18 million --

PAT: Yeah. You know this better than anybody. You always get your money coming in. You don't make it while you're there.

GLENN: No, I know that. But what is her job?

PAT: Chuck Todd's annual salary between 750,000 and 2 million.

GLENN: Oh, my gosh. Oh, my gosh.

PAT: No, his annual salary is 750,000, according to this.

JEFFY: Yeah.

PAT: And his net worth is 2 million. Wow.

GLENN: Oh, my gosh. Wow.

PAT: Wow.

GLENN: So what they paying Megyn to do an undescribed job at this point?

PAT: I don't know.

JEFFY: If she's working for that much, she must really do love her family.

GLENN: No, she's not doing that. But I could see her leaving for 10 million.

PAT: Yeah.

GLENN: You know, her husband is successful. She's been successful for a long time. You know, money is not necessarily your priority. You know, it's not like you're scraping the bottom of the barrel for $8 million a year. It's not like, "Oh, man. How am I going to make ends meet?"

JEFFY: Oh, no. But there's a big difference between 8 and 20.

GLENN: Oh, yeah, there's a huge difference. Huge difference.

But if it's not your priority -- I don't know what she's making. It was just considerably less.

PAT: She's not going to wonder where her next meal is going to come from.

GLENN: No, she's not.

PAT: Maybe it's not Fox money. It's hard to believe --

GLENN: Once again, income disparity.

PAT: Right. Right.

GLENN: Women not making as much.

JEFFY: Chuck Todd makes $750,000 a year. Peanuts.

GLENN: Wow. Wow. That's amazing is.

JEFFY: That sure is.

PAT: NBC Nightly News anchor, Lester Holt, 4 million. 4 million a year.

GLENN: She's not coming in making 15.

PAT: Not that that's terrible. But that's not great for what we're talking about here, the kinds of jobs we're discussing.

GLENN: How much is what's his name that's been at The Today Show for a million years -- what's he making?

PAT: Oh, Matt Lauer?

JEFFY: Matt Lauer.

GLENN: Yeah, what's he making?

PAT: Oh, he's got to be around 20. Right?

JEFFY: Has to be. Right?

GLENN: Yeah, so he's been there for 20 years, 25 years, and he's making 20.

PAT: According to this, 28 million. 28 million a year.

JEFFY: Yeah.

GLENN: Right. So there's no way a newcomer for an unspecified job -- unless it is something like The Today Show or something like that, that they haven't announced yet. For an unspecified -- and, oh, yeah, I'm going to be helping out on the political stuff too. You're not coming in for $15 million. You're just not.

JEFFY: She's not a beginner though.

GLENN: What is she doing? It's the job.

PAT: I don't know. I don't know.

GLENN: It's the job.

PAT: But Savannah Guthrie, right? Isn't she the co-host with Matt Lauer?

GLENN: Yeah. Yeah.

PAT: Out this week. Is she on maternity leave now? They've got Katie Couric filling in for her.

GLENN: Holy cow. Can you imagine that?

PAT: I wonder if the daytime she's doing is The Today Show. Now, in that eventuality, she's probably making 20 million, if that's what it is.

JEFFY: Oh. Yeah.

GLENN: And having Megyn Kelly as the co-anchor of The Today Show. Huge.

PAT: Matt Lauer, Megyn Kelly.

JEFFY: That knocks that time slot out of the park.

PAT: That's gigantic. That's gigantic, if that's what this is.

GLENN: Don't know if she would do that -- if she would do that, then I don't believe necessarily the thing about the children. Because you're at work at 2:00 a.m.

PAT: Pretty early, yeah.

JEFFY: But you're home -- yeah, you're home a lot sooner.

GLENN: Yeah, and you don't get to see your kids at school plays and everything else because you're at work at 2:00 a.m.

PAT: Yeah. Right.

GLENN: Back in just a second.

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GLENN: We have something that will absolutely blow your mind that I want to talk to you about briefly. Tomorrow, I've got -- today is a day to step back and go, "Take a deep breath." And then tomorrow I'm going to present my response to something that will make blood shoot right out of your eyes. We'll touch on that coming up in just a second.

We've been talking about a few things today. One of them -- kind of got sidetracked on this Megyn Kelly thing, on a bigger topic. And that is, what should the media be doing? And where is everyone in the media headed? And are you a traitor for, you know, moving to NBC? That's what a lot of people online are saying about Megyn Kelly, that she's a traitor. We had a couple of really great phone calls on this from reasoned audience members who can see both sides of it.

I don't see the traitor thing. And I think that's frightening, that we are pledging our allegiance now to networks, as opposed to principles or even the Constitution. But wait until you hear what the other side has just pledged their life and their loyalty to in just a second.

I want to just touch on this. I don't know if I've ever shared. When I had my first meeting -- I'm sorry. My third meeting. My actual real interview with Roger Ailes, it was the toughest interview process I could imagine.

Pat, were you there afterwards? Were we up in New York, and were you staying at the hotel or something?

PAT: No, I wasn't in New York yet.

GLENN: I walked out of this interview, and I think I lost 15 pounds in sweat. I've never experienced anything like it.

Roger Ailes and I had met for dinner just casually a couple of times, once at his house and once someplace else. And we just talked about the world and ideas and things like that.

But we never really got down to really talking about things. They offered me a job. And I said no. And then I said no again. And then they -- Roger said, "I want to have dinner with you." And he didn't offer me a job there. He was doing more of like an in-depth interview.

And he started out with -- he started out with, "What did you think of the 1972 treaty between China and Nixon? Where do you stand on that?" And I looked at him and I said, "Wow, okay. Wow. 1972 Chinese treaty with Nixon. That's going back a ways for me, but think on the whole, it's kind of worked out well, maybe."

And he just kind of looked at me. And I said, "I'm not really versed on the 1972 treaty, but okay." And he didn't say anything. He just said, "Oh." And then he went and he ordered and then I think was halfway through his salad before he said another word to me.

Bill Shine was there. And Joel Cheatwood were there, the two senior vice presidents of Fox. Roger didn't even look at me. And I'm like, "Wow, this interview is over."

The next question out of his mouth was, "What do you think about the Eisenhower administration?"

Now, I had luckily been doing some reading about the Eisenhower administration, and I was able to take it to some places where I was kind of good with. But I knew it wasn't answering his question. And I stopped and I said, "You know, Roger, I have one of two ways to go here." And he said, "And what's that?" And I said, "I could either continue to bluff my way through this answer, but you're smart enough to know that I'm bluffing and I don't really know all that much about the Eisenhower administration, or I could tell you the truth and say, I don't really know that much about the Eisenhower administration or the '72 Beijing treaty. Either way, I think I blow this interview. But I'm just going to go with the, I don't know that much about China or Eisenhower on those questions."

He said, "Huh." Then he didn't talk to me again until he had about. Half of the steak that he was eating. And my third was, "So you used to be a Catholic."

Yes.

"What the hell is wrong with the Catholic church that you felt you had to run from it?"

I was like -- and that one was just, "I'm going to push your button."

PAT: I'm not even sure that question is legal.

GLENN: Oh, no, no, no. All he was doing at that point was trying to piss me off.

PAT: Yeah.

GLENN: That's all he was -- to fluster me, to see how quickly I would jump out of my seat. Is Glenn Beck a lunatic?

And so he was trying to find that third one. The first two I think were Willie (phonetic) bluff. And I had no idea what he was -- and so I answered the question calmly and rationally about the Catholic church, knowing that he's a big Catholic. And was like, "Okay. Well, that's a booby trap." And then it was just a constant barrage of those kinds of questions, either deep, deep questions about the founding -- he at some point said, "So what is it that -- you're, you know, a so-called expert." And I'm like, "I'm not an expert on anything. I'm not. None of them."

"Well, you talk a lot about the Founding Fathers," knowing that Roger Ailes has a bigger library than most institutions on the Founding Fathers. He started engaging me on that and going deep into the Founding Fathers. Thank God I had spent time with David Barton.

I thought for sure there was no way that he would even say -- that he would even shake my hand at the end of that interview.

And he said -- he stood up, and everybody was polite. And he looked at me and he said, "Well, young man, it is rare and refreshing to meet someone who knows what they know, knows why they know it, and is willing to say, I have no idea. Good job." That was the end of the interview.

I don't know if that's the way they do interviews at Fox anymore. I don't know if I'm the only one that got an interview at Fox like that, but that was the toughest damn interview I've ever had in my life.

What are these people facing to get Megyn Kelly's job? Because to replace Megyn Kelly is not -- there's no on-the-job training for that one

JEFFY: No. That's a big job.

PAT: I wonder what Katrina Pierson would say about the Chinese treaty that they signed with Nixon in 1972. What are her deep thoughts on that?

She --

GLENN: Well, but I didn't even have deep thoughts on that.

JEFFY: No.

PAT: But she would try to fake her way through it, I would assume, at least. Because she fakes her way through every question that she's asked. I don't even know who Brianna Keilar is. Do you?

GLENN: I don't know. No, I don't know here. There are the people on the list, apparently.

PAT: These are the people -- some of the people on one of the lists that I'm looking at. Maria Bartiromo, she'd probably --

GLENN: She'd pass. She'd know all --

PAT: Billy Bush. I don't think so. And I don't think Fox would be interested.

JEFFY: No.

GLENN: Billy Bush. No, Fox is not going to be interested in Billy Bush.

JEFFY: No.

PAT: Laura Ingraham is the lead candidate -- she's the lead vote getter on the Mediaite poll.

GLENN: She'd do well. She wouldn't have that interview because they know her. They've worked with her for a long time. So there is no interview for Laura Ingraham I don't think.

PAT: Number two in this poll: Tomi Lahren. I don't know how deep she -- she's only 24 years old. I don't know how deep she goes on history.

JEFFY: Yeah, history.

GLENN: That would be a tough interview. It was a hard interview for me at -- what was I? Forty? Forty-five? That was a tough interview for me, and that's the time where I'm reading, what? Three books a week. That was a tough interview.

PAT: Now, former White House press secretary Dana Perino would know.

GLENN: I think -- she would know. But I will tell you that I think Dana -- I mean, I think that Tomi would get that interview. I think they would want to know --

PAT: Yeah, what she knows.

GLENN: -- how deep do you go? What do you know? And they would push every button in her to see if she is a flamethrower or if that's -- if that's who she is or if that's how she does her job.

PAT: Dana Loesch, on the other poll, who leads the other poll, I think Dana knows a lot of things about history, current events. She wouldn't be intimidated.

GLENN: Yeah. Dana -- Dana -- and I think Tomi. I don't know Tomi that well, but I think Tomi. But I know Dana would not bluff. Dana would just be like, "I don't know. I don't know. You got me."

PAT: Kimberly Guilfoyle. They probably wouldn't put her through that because, again, they know her.

GLENN: They know her. They know her.

JEFFY: Yeah.

PAT: Eric Bolling, maybe the same thing there. Tucker Carlson is also with Fox already.

GLENN: He's already working. They're not going to move him. They just put him on at 7:00.

JEFFY: Right.

PAT: Don Lemon. I don't think they even call Don Lemon.

GLENN: They would never even -- they would be handed Don Lemon's phone number and then immediately put it in a drawer in some other network's desk.

JEFFY: Call to see if he were sober.

GLENN: Oh, my gosh. You know -- you know, I really like Don as a person. I don't know him all that well. But he's a really nice guy.

PAT: Yeah, he's a really nice guy.

GLENN: I don't know what the hell CNN thinks they're doing every -- it's like -- it's honestly like the management goes home and they say to the floor crew, "Hey, guys, set these guys up to make them look like idiots. I mean, I know you've been taking crap from them all year. Go ahead. Just keep pouring alcohol down their throats."

PAT: See if they'll risk their careers on this.

GLENN: See if they'll risk their career.

PAT: Yeah, it's weird.

GLENN: Anderson Cooper pairing with Kathy Griffith every year. I don't know a liberal friend who thinks that's funny. I don't know a liberal friend who thinks that's any good. And to me, it undermines Anderson's credibility so much. But with Don Lemon, it was sad. It was sad. He was on talking about personal stuff -- he was so hammered, he was talking about personal stuff. You know, I'm -- look I'm not --

PAT: I'm open to a relationship.

GLENN: -- that good for a relationship. I mean, it was sad.

JEFFY: It was a tough year, but I'm open to a relationship now.

GLENN: And can you imagine -- I mean, here's the duplicity of the press: Because Don is a likable guy and accepted in everybody's circle in New York, nobody will say anything.

Can you imagine if I would have, not being an alcoholic, but can you imagine if I would have gotten on the air drunk, on even New Year's Eve when it's acceptable supposedly to be drunk and said those things? My career would have been over. Anyone on the right's career would have been over.

That's the only thing you would ever know them for. I mean, it's crazy. They just -- it's why I said earlier what I did about Samantha Bee where they're never pushed. They don't know necessarily what they don't know because nobody ever pushes them. There's no real repercussion, real repercussion for Don Lemon, in comparison to what would have happened to his career if he would have been on the right. It's astounding and tragic. Tragic. Because I don't know what they think they're doing on CNN, besides destroying their anchor's -- who do we have that has any credibility around here?

Yeah, just pour a fifth of alcohol down his throat and leave him live for four hours. What -- I mean, that is insane. That's insane to do.

PAT: And let's put some disgusting, vile woman next to him and let her make sexual innuendo to him all night. It's --

GLENN: No, you're talking about Anderson, not Brooke.

PAT: I know. But both situations are bizarre. Yeah, Brooke was fine.

GLENN: Brooke was trying to save him.

PAT: Yeah. She tried to throw him a rope every single time he started to go down those roads.

JEFFY: Yeah, she was.

PAT: And Lemon wouldn't take it.

GLENN: And every time he fashioned it into a noose. Every time.

PAT: Yes, he did.

GLENN: He was like, you could throw a piece of string, rope -- you could throw a piece of rope from a ship, that you don't even think I can lift one end, and I will fashion this it into a noose. It was crazy.

Do we have time real quick to play this for a tease for tomorrow? You do not want to miss my response on this message from Hollywood. Listen.

VOICE: Dear members of Congress.

VOICE: Dear members of Congress.

VOICE: Dear members of Congress.

VOICE: I'm mad.

VOICE: Flabbergasted.

VOICE: Furious.

VOICE: Concerned for my children.

VOICE: I'm worried for everyone.

VOICE: The majority of Americans, regardless of who they voted for.

VOICE: Did not vote for racism.

VOICE: For sexism or for xenophobia.

VOICE: And yet Donald Trump won.

VOICE: And since he won.

VOICE: Hate crimes are rising.

VOICE: Women have been attacked in his name.

VOICE: People of color, attacked in his name.

VOICE: You represent us in Congress.

VOICE: You are our last line of defense.

VOICE: So here's what we ask of our elected officials.

VOICE: No, here's what we demand.

JEFFY: No.

VOICE: To the extent that Trump pursues racist.

VOICE: Sexist. Anti-immigrant.

VOICE: Anti-worker, anti-Muslim, anti-Semitic.

PAT: Oh, my gosh.

JEFFY: What?

VOICE: Anti-environmental policies.

VOICE: We demand that you vigorously oppose him.

PAT: Oh. I can't take it.

GLENN: It gets worse.

PAT: Yeah, it is worse.

GLENN: And my full response on this is tomorrow. And I urge members of the media to listen. I urge members of the left to listen, tomorrow on this program, my response.

I'm out today. I'm actually at home broadcasting because I threw my back out yesterday. And I think one of the reasons -- the doctor asked me, "What's happened to you?" And I said, about two weeks ago, I slipped and fell on the ice really badly. Other than that, nothing. And then I started thinking about it, except I was away from my Casper Mattress after that. And I think the mattress makes a huge difference to my back. Pat does too. Casper Mattress will show you improvements in your sleep and the way you feel every morning. Get up and feel good. Casper Mattress, invented with two high-tech foams that give you the support that you need. And it will guarantee that you'll get the best night's sleep ever. Try it for 100 nights risk-free. They come to your house and pick it up, if you don't love it as much as I love mine. Start having a great night's sleep and a great day the next day. Get a Casper Mattress. Go to Casper.com. Use the promo code Beck and get $50 off the purchase of your mattress. Fifty dollars may not sound like a lot if you bought a mattress at a mattress store. But when you see the price of a Casper Mattress, it will blow you away. Save $50 off your purchase of a Casper mattress right now. Casper.com. Terms and conditions do apply. Casper.com. Promo code Beck.

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GLENN: Oh, man. I have so much to say. I think this will be the entire show tomorrow. And I invite your liberal friends -- please do me a favor. Tweet and Facebook your friends -- your liberal friends who -- who are -- who are trying to understand the world. I don't -- you know, don't invite Media Matters. But anybody who is trying -- anybody in the press. Make sure they're listening tomorrow. You're going to -- you're going to like my monologue tomorrow, I think. But it's not aimed at you. Because I know how you feel, after hearing what we just played from Hollywood. But the left needs to hear it.

The media needs to hear it. And we're going to approach it in a very, very different way tomorrow.

I'm not going to continue to make the same mistakes over and over again. We're going to try something new, tomorrow.

The House approved a new aid package for Ukraine of nearly $40 billion, which will increase the total U.S. funding for Ukraine's war efforts to a whopping $58 BILLION since March, if the package passes in the Senate. Meanwhile, DHS Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas testified before Congress that the Biden administration is considering diverting resources away from an already-struggling VA (Department of Veterans Affairs) to deal with the border crisis.

"I am not making this up -- this will [make] your head explode," Glenn Beck said in the radio program Thursday. "They are going to divert costs; the Biden administration is taking money from the VA. Now already, our veterans get seconds, and we are [considering] diverting VA funding, and doctors, and nurses, away from our vets and to the migrants at the border, so we can take money that we don't have, $58 billion, and send it to Ukraine. What the hell is wrong with us?"

"Now, some Republican lawmakers are attempting to fight this," he added. "But, most people haven't even heard of this. This is how the atrocities at the border go unchecked. Biden sweeps it all under a rug. The mainstream media covers it up. And, meanwhile, people suffer and die. And in this case, it's not only the people on the border, but it is also our veterans in VA hospitals."

Glenn went on to detail the unreported deadly consequences of Biden’s border policies which have led to enough fentanyl to kill millions of Americans pouring across the border and terrorists having found easy paths into our country.

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Corruption, greed, and death. This is what the Left’s border policy is REALLY about, not the humanitarian effort they claim it is.

On tonight's episode of "Glenn TV," Glenn Beck exposes the groups benefitting from the border chaos under the Biden administration. A leftist money supply flows to NGOs on the border that are now taking the roles that the government should be filling with immigration and helping immigrants to flood into the U.S. Glenn asks: Why is the U.N. funding the flow of migrants to our border and subverting Congress? Why are former Biden staffers working for “non-profits” that are now getting exclusive, HIGHLY irregular multimillion-dollar border contracts? Worse than that, the consequences of Biden’s border policy have now turned deadly. National Guard members at the border are dying, fentanyl from China pours across the border, and terrorists have found an easy path to enter our country.

Finally, Glenn asks Texas Rep. Chip Roy if it’s time to impeach DHS Secretary Mayorkas for his negligence that is costing American lives.

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I can no longer relate to the modern pro-choice woman. I don’t want to shout my abortion. I want to pretend it never happened. Up until the SCOTUS leak, I had done a pretty good job of burying my 20-year secret. But the Roe v. Wade information earthquake triggered an eruption. I can no longer pretend to be ambivalent or leave it to blue-check pro-lifers to speak for me. My days of repeating the “safe, legal, and rare” mantra like a good, GenX libertarian feminist are over.

Some pro-abortion activists call their life-ending procedure “self-care,” like they just booked a hot stone massage or a facial at a spa. This is a polite euphemism many women tell themselves – not because we are cold-blooded killers, but because it’s how we survive. We HAVE to lie in order to justify what is actually taking place. Denial is a protective coating, a barrier from the truth. Remember, any woman born after Roe v. Wade has been programmed to believe that abortion is a natural-born right. “It’s legal; therefore it must not be evil. This is a medical procedure. Women do it every day.” Planned Parenthood has a nice way of describing abortion on its website: “A doctor uses a combination of medical tools and a suction device to gently take the pregnancy tissue out of your uterus.” “Gently take the tissue out.” Benign euphemisms that wrap our hearts and minds in a suffocating cocoon. Benign euphemisms to keep us in line.

I was raised in the Bible Belt and to believe that sex before marriage was the gravest of sins. You’d be better off robbing a store by pistol than to be caught fornicating with a boy. And yet I did fornicate with a boy. No boy I’d ever be proud to bring around to my parents. I never gave him the option to talk me out of it. I just demanded he pay half for the procedure and never speak of it again. I told myself it would be easier to survive the hidden shame of the abortion than wear the shame of my sin on my belly for the next nine months.

...the pill I took made an ugly, painful mess, and it didn’t finish the job.

I took the so-called “easy” way out at six weeks along and swallowed a pill I got from some abortionist who gave me the creeps. He was no medical saint like the one portrayed in “The Cider House Rules,” nobly saving women from coat-hanger abortions. The doctor in my story made a quick buck at the expense of terrified “good girls.” Years later I would learn he kept aborted fetuses in buckets and was under investigation for shady medical practices. I couldn’t leave his clinic fast enough, but at least I wouldn’t have to miss work or skip my college classes. I could finish my degree and still make my parents proud. How convenient. But the pill I took made an ugly, painful mess, and it didn’t finish the job. Now I had to see a real obstetrician, get an ultrasound, and deal with the aftermath.

This doctor’s office was nicer. It had bright lights and pink walls. Although my doctor was professional, I still felt the quiet judgment in her voice. I refused to look at the image of my tortured fetus on the screen. I knew what it would mean if I did – my feminist career ambitions would lose the battle to my soul if I looked at that baby. The doctor told me the fetus was still viable but likely mentally damaged. The “kinder” thing to do would be to finish the job at an in-clinic abortion. End the fetus’ suffering and end my own self-torture. I woke up from anesthesia to learn the abortion was complete. It’s over so quickly, but the internal conflict hangs. And hangs.

You find weird ways to cope. Not long after, I discovered an abandoned robin’s egg, still perfectly intact. I wrapped it in a sock and carried it with me for over a decade. If I couldn’t do right by my own child, maybe I could keep this unhatched egg safe. Eventually, I had to come to terms with the fact that the bird egg was dead, and I got therapy. He was a good New York psychologist. Secular, liberal, tolerant. He helped me to forgive myself, but I always knew who I really needed to ask for forgiveness …

It’s easy for a young woman with all those stockpiled eggs in her ovaries to be pro-choice. She can toss away the miracle of life like a rotten banana or a bruised apple because it is easily replaced. It wasn’t until I was forced to confront the mortality of my own fertility that I felt the full force of my regret.

But I do not write this letter to achieve redemption or to be the new face of the pro-life movement. You will not see me pleading with women outside an abortion clinic. You will not see me protesting with a cutesy, homemade sign at the March for Life. You will not see me sparring on Twitter, confronting baby-killers with cold, hard facts. For now, you will not even know my name. I suppose this is not very brave, but my story is not complete and God’s work in me is in an active state. Mine is a modest mission: Maybe if I’m honest about my own wounds, I can help other women like me to heal. Maybe I can love the terrified, knocked-up woman in the Bible Belt who believes the best worst lies our society has ever told, better than any conservative talk show host ever could.

The SCOTUS leak ripped a band-aid off a festering 50-year-old wound.

The SCOTUS leak ripped a band-aid off a festering 50-year-old wound. It’s naive to think we will fix this mess for the unborn overnight and deprogram men and women plugged into 50 years of slick, well-packaged lies. Slavery was legal in the U.S. for over 200 years before we fought a war to end it. And it was another 100 years before we ended state-sanctioned racism.

When it comes to the issue of defending innocent life, I know it’s hard to be patient. This is a clear battle of good vs. evil for many on the right, but you need allies like me – the former “safe, legal, and rare” pro-choicers who are afraid to come out of the shadows. Afraid to become a political prop in the culture wars, but willing to do the quiet missionary work in our back yards.

I hope for the day future progressives look back in horror at today’s progressives fighting to keep abortion on demand. I hope for the day the New York Times publishes the pro-life version of the 1619 Project. Maybe they’ll call it the “1973 Project,” “whose mission is to reframe the country's history by placing the consequences of abortion and the contribution of the pro-life movement at the very center of our national narrative.”

Until that day, I want to help these women to be braver than me. To see beyond their impossible tomorrow. If I had allowed someone the chance to help me be brave, I might not have had the same successful career, but I would have a 20-year-old son or daughter in whom to invest this unexplained overflow in my heart.

Dear EV drivers: Think you're safe from soaring gas prices? Think again.

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Diesel fuel prices have surged to record levels, adding to already record-high inflation in the U.S. But most Americans don't drive cars that run on diesel, and many have turned to electric vehicles (EVs) to avoid the ever-increasing pain at the pump. So, how would diesel supply shortages — and the resulting sky-high prices — affect you or your budget?

On the radio program Monday, Glenn Beck explained why every American should be concerned about the rising cost of diesel.

"Diesel fuel is the fuel that powers the economy," Glenn began. "How does that work? Well, let's start over in China. You want something from China, you have to put it onto a big boat, a slow boat from China, and that's powered by diesel.

"Then, it gets to our docks," he continued. "You know all of those big cranes and everything else that take that crap off of the ship and then put it on the ground? Run by diesel. And then the forklifts that come and pick it up and then bring it over to the train, those run on diesel. And then the train, those engines, they run on diesel. And then the trucks that get it halfway across the country from the train where they're picked up again by the forklifts, run by diesel. Then they're put into another truck, also run by diesel."

"I sure hope all the people bragging about their electric cars as gas prices skyrocket have a backup plan for their food too. Because as diesel prices go crazy, so does the price of EVERYTHING," Glenn posted on Twitter.

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