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Why Did It Take so Long to Find 'Facebook Killer' Steve Stephens?

Thankfully, the so-called 'Facebook Killer,' who randomly selected and shot 74-year-old Robert Godwin on Easter Day, will not have the opportunity to kill again. After police recognized him in Pennsylvania, Stephens shot himself, ending a nationwide manhunt. However, with the technology supposedly at the fingertips of the United States government, why wasn't he caught sooner?

Enjoy the complimentary clip or read the transcript for details.

GLENN: Can I just -- can I just -- may I just -- I don't -- I mean, I don't want to -- I don't want to sound like this is a good thing by any stretch of the imagination. But how come we haven't caught this guy yet? I mean, don't we have all this technology that's been spooking the hell out of all of us?

PAT: I don't know. Maybe we don't have the technology we think we have because he should have been caught a long time ago, if we do.

GLENN: Right. I mean, we were also spooked by, you know, how the government could just grab you at any time. They can get your cell phone.

PAT: They know where you guy every minute of the day.

GLENN: This guy is uploading videos. And like, hey, I'm on Snapchat. And look at me. I mean, how do we not find him already?

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

STU: Yeah, I go back and forth between, like the Edward Snowden view of the world, which is they have everything all the time, to this where like the most basic things happen --

GLENN: Right. How do we not have him?

STU: He's been on the phone with them.

PAT: I mean, on 24, we can transfer video to their screen on their cell phone 17 miles away. What -- we can't -- we can't find this stinking guy?

GLENN: Right. No, seriously. And, I mean, I'm so torn on this because I want this guy caught.

STU: The Cleveland murderer.

GLENN: And I can't believe that we don't have him in custody.

PAT: It's hard to believe.

GLENN: And I got up this morning. And I thought, this guys -- look, he's not the lead story today. He's not the lead story today. And by tomorrow, he certainly is going to be, you know, down in the -- does he decide, you know, I got to do something else. We have to catch this guy before he kills again. And who knows, maybe he already has killed people.

We don't know where he is. And so I'm -- I really want to catch this guy. And, on the other hand, I'm thinking, well, wow. Maybe the technology that the government -- we think the government has, they don't have all that.

PAT: Uh-huh.

GLENN: Because I can't believe we haven't triangulated this guy's position.

PAT: Yeah. Yeah.

GLENN: Maybe he's just -- maybe he's just completely gone off --

PAT: If they can turn on your computer in the middle of the night and watch you sleep, you would think they could find this guy.

GLENN: And -- and he still apparently has his phone because they pinged him in -- in Pennsylvania. He's turning off the phone. Well, what happened to the whole thing of, well, they can turn your -- your phone is never off.

PAT: Yeah.

GLENN: Well, apparently his is. You know what I mean. They know which phone it is.

STU: It's so weird.

GLENN: It's really strange. It's really strange.

STU: How do you even drive around these days without them knowing where you are? With cameras. With --

PAT: With GPS.

STU: What kind of car does he have? Yeah.

GLENN: What kind of car does he have? He has a newer car. How do they not have a tracking? In fact, he has like a Camaro or something. A newer -- something like that. What is it?

JEFFY: It was a Fusion. It was a Ford Fusion, right?

GLENN: Oh, was it a Fusion? No, he owes money on a car that wasn't a Fusion. But Fusion --

STU: There's a lot of technology in the Fusion.

PAT: Yeah.

GLENN: Doesn't the Fusion have the hard drive for all of the music?

PAT: I think it does. I think it does. And you can record your, like, CDs or your iPod into the car, and then the car just holds your music. I mean, that's really cool.

JEFFY: Nice!

STU: Yeah, wouldn't necessarily get you found unless you played the music really loud. But still --

PAT: No, but it's got a lot of technology in it.

GLENN: It's got a lot of technology in it.

PAT: The Fords have a lot of technology in them.

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Marxist Methods: Debunking the Left's LIES About Critical Race Theory

We've heard a lot about critical race theory lately, and for good reason: It's a racist ideology designed to corrupt our children and undermine our American values. But most of what we see are the results of a process that has been underway for decades. And that's not something the mainstream media, the Democrat Party, and even teachers unions want you to know. They're doing everything in their power to try and convince you that it's no big deal. They want to sweep everything under the rug and keep you in the dark. To fight it, we need to understand what fuels it.

On his Wednesday night special this week, Glenn Beck exposes the deep-seated Marxist origins of CRT and debunks the claims that it's just a harmless term for a school of legal scholarship. Newsweek opinion editor Josh Hammer joins to argue why we must ban critical race theory from our schools if we want to save a very divided nation.

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'They believe their job is to REMAKE your child': WSJ writer warns public schools may be LOST to woke trans activism

There's a new "reality" spreading, and the mere act of questioning it has become incredibly dangerous, Wall Street Journal investigative journalist Abigail Shrier told Glenn on the most recent episode of "The Glenn Beck Podcast."

Shrier's book, "Irreversible Damage: The Transgender Craze Seducing Our Daughters," exposes the radical gender activism that — like critical race theory — has overtaken our children's schools and culture. But even worse, she warned, it could end your parental rights for good.

Shrier made it clear she is by no means "anti-trans," but simply speaking up against the extremes of this new "reality" has made her enemy No. 1 to many activists. Her book has been bashed so hard by the Left that Target has stopped selling it twice, Amazon once banned ads for it, and the American Booksellers Association even called sending it to others "a serious, violent incident."

In the clip below, Shrier explained why she believes "there may be no hope for the public school system."

"You have teachers behaving like activists across the country who have no interest in actually teaching. They believe their job is to remake your child," she asserted. "We're seeing so much evidence of that, I think it's fair to say that it may be too deeply rooted in the ideology being taught in public school. I'm not sure that the public school system is redeemable at this point."

Watch the video clip below for more or find the full podcast with Abigail Shrier here:

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Is California ‘PURPOSEFULLY’ destroying this small business?

It seems like some politicians are purposefully trying to destroy the lives and dreams of certain Americans, specifically small business owners. Dave Foldes spoke to Glenn over six months ago after THIS audience raised thousands of dollars for his restaurant that refused to close: Cronies Sports Grill. Now, despite making progress in his administrative battle against LA, the city of Agoura Hills, California is coming for Cronies instead. And the reasoning is INSANE. But Foldes isn't giving up, and neither are his supporters. It's the ultimate David vs. Goliath showdown.

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Trans Activism Will End Your Parental Rights | Abigail Shrier | Ep 110

There's a new "reality" spreading, and the mere act of questioning it is incredibly dangerous. Just ask Wall Street Journal investigative journalist Abigail Shrier. Her book, "Irreversible Damage: The Transgender Craze Seducing Our Daughters," exposes the radical gender activism that — just like critical race theory — has overtaken our children's schools and culture. But even worse, Shrier argues it could end your parental rights for good. She is by no means "anti-trans," but simply speaking up against the extremes of this new "reality" has made her enemy number one to the activists. Recently, the American Booksellers Association even called sending her book to others "a serious, violent incident." Abigail joins Glenn to lay out just how slippery this slope has proven to be and what we — conservatives and liberals — must do to protect our children.