'God Was There': 10 Percent of Republican Congressmen Could Have Been Dead

GOP congressmen practicing for their annual charity baseball game against Democrats didn't just dodge a bullet, they dodged dozens. Had the gunman achieved his objective, we could have seen one of the greatest massacres of it's kind in American history. According to at least one congressman, divine intervention played a role.

Glenn shared a message he'd received from Rep. Barry Loudermilk (R-GA) during his radio program Wednesday.

"Barry Loudermilk said in a text a few minutes ago that he was there and he was shot at several times. And he said God was there," Glenn said.

He went on to spell out the aftermath that was avoided thanks to the heroic actions of the two Capitol police officers who took down the gunman.

"I just want you to recognize the divine protection we had today," Glenn said. "You had 30 Republicans on the field. Thirty. You would have lost 10 percent of those in the Senate and Congress that were Republican. Ten percent of the Republicans could have been dead today. That would have changed our country as much perhaps as September 11th did. God only knows what would have happened to our country, had this guy been successful. He wasn't. God was there."

Earlier in the segment, Glenn played audio of President Donald Trump's response to the shooting.

Listen to this segment from The Glenn Beck Program:

GLENN: Here's the president. He's stepping to the microphone now.

PAT: Good.

VOICE: -- prayers for those who have been wounded. A --

GLENN: We have -- we have him walking to the microphone now.

TRUMP: As you all know, shortly after 7:00 a.m. this morning, a gunman opened fire on members of Congress and their staffs as they were practicing for tomorrow's annual charity baseball game. Authorities are continuing to investigate the crime. And the assailant has now died from his injuries.

STU: Oh, wow.

GLENN: Hmm.

TRUMP: The FBI is leading the investigation and will continue to provide updates as new information becomes available.

Congressman Steve Scalise, a member of House leadership, was shot and badly wounded and is now in stable condition at the hospital, along with two very courageous Capitol police officers. At least two others were also wounded.

Many lives would have been lost, if not for the heroic actions of the two Capitol police officers who took down the gunman, despite sustaining gunshot wounds, during a very, very brutal assault.

Melania and I are grateful for their heroism and praying for the swift recovery of all victims. Congressman Scalise is a friend and a very good friend. He's a patriot. And he's a fighter. He will recover from this assault. And, Steve, I want you to know that you have the prayers, not only of the entire city behind you, but of an entire nation and, frankly, the entire world. America is praying for you. And America is praying for all of the victims of this terrible shooting.

I spoke with Steve's wife, Jennifer, and I pledged to her our full and absolute support, anything she needs. We're with her and with the entire Scalise family.

I have also spoken with Chief Matthew Verderosa -- he's doing a fantastic job -- of the Capitol Police, to express our sympathies for his wounded officers and to express my admiration for their courage. Our brave Capitol police performed a challenging job with incredible skill, and their sacrifice makes democracy possible.

We also commend the brave first responders from Alexandra Police Fire and Rescue, who rushed to the scene. Everyone on that field is a public servant. Our courageous police, our congressional aides, who work so tirelessly behind the scenes with enormous devotion, and our dedicated members of Congress who represent our people, we may have our differences, but we do well in times like these to remember that everyone who serves in our nation's Capitol is here because, above all, they love our country.

We can all agree that we are blessed to be Americans, that our children deserve to be to grow up in a nation of safety and peace, and that we are strongest when we are unified and when we work together for the common good.

Please take a moment today to cherish those you love, and always remember those who serve and keep us safe. God bless them all. God bless you. And God bless America. Thank you.

GLENN: So he stuck almost entirely to the script. And --

STU: Did what he had to do.

GLENN: Did what he had to do.

JEFFY: Did great.

GLENN: Didn't take on the media. Didn't do anything.

STU: No. Not time for that. And he recognized that.

GLENN: Right. And I hope we stay this course. I would -- I would love to see somebody from the left on CNN have some sort of recognition of what they said about Tea Party people and how these things historically almost always come from lunatics or the radical left, in America. The shootings that we have had have always been lunatics, Palestinian, or radical left. Those are the history of our assassination attempts in America and the unfortunate assassinations that have gone through.

That doesn't mean, like with Martin Luther King, that a -- a white racist doesn't pop in either. That happens as well.

But generally, those people are all unstable.

JEFFY: They're all lunatics. That's exactly right.

GLENN: They're all unstable. They're all unstable. I mean, it's not rational to go in and -- and shoot someone. But if you have a collective mindset, sometimes that happens. And it seems more logical, because the individual is not as important as the collective.

We're a republic. And the Democrats I know do not want this kind of stuff to go on. And the Republicans that I know do not want this stuff to go on. We are all Americans. We're all decent, good, many God-fearing people. And today would be a good day to reflect on a couple of things.

I mean, you know, Barry Loudermilk said in a text a few minutes ago that he was there and he was shot at several times. And he said God was there.

I just want you to recognize the divine protection we had today. You had 30 Republicans on the field. Thirty. You would have lost 10 percent of those in the Senate and Congress that were Republican. Ten percent of the Republicans could have been dead today.

That would have changed our country as much perhaps as September 11th did. God only knows what would have happened to our country, had this guy been successful. He wasn't. God was there.

And for those who were on the field, I know they have to be thinking, "What am I doing? What am I doing? Is this really worth dying for?" Yeah, I think it is. But are you doing it with integrity? Are you really -- what you're doing...

Countless leaders on the left are now arguing that removing President Donald Trump from office won't be enough — they're now calling for the president's "cult-like" supporters to be "deprogrammed." And it's not just fringe politicians.

During an appearance on "Real Time with Bill Maher" last week, former NBC anchor Katie Couric said, "The question is, how are we going to really almost deprogram these people who have signed up for the cult of Trump."

Former Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton and Democratic Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi questioned whether the nation needs "a 9/11-type commission" to determine whether President Trump was colluding with Russian President Vladimir Putin "the day that the insurgents invaded our Capitol." Clinton also made sure to include her favorite "deplorables" in her unsubstantiated conspiracy theory:

"But we now know that not just [Trump] but his enablers, his accomplices, his cult members, have the same disregard for democracy," Clinton said to Pelosi.

Washington Post columnist Eugene Robinson and New York Times Magazine's Nikole Hannah-Jones agreed that there is a need for "millions of Americans, almost all white, almost all Republicans" to be deprogrammed and punished, during an MSNBC interview last week.

Now, a story from the Washington Post is also preaching that narrative and even added that we need more restrictions for conservatives on social media and in the broadcast industry.

"So now we have to be deprogrammed? We've heard this over and over and over and over again, for months," said Glenn Beck on the radio program Tuesday. He read through the shocking details of the Washington Post op-ed and discussed the extraordinary dangers of the latest anti-conservative movement in America.

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As calls for censorship and restrictions against conservative voices get louder, Glenn Beck said he feels an "awesome responsibility" to speak, not the words he'd personally like to say, but those he believes the Lord would want him to share.

"It's an awesome responsibility, and one that I am not worthy of," Glenn said. "I want to say ... what He wants me to say. And I have to listen very carefully, because I feel the same way you do. But that will get us nowhere."

Glenn said it's time for Americans who are awake — not woke — to come together, no matter which side of the political aisle you're on, and stand with the truth.

"We are the Alamo, we will stand. But we desperately, desperately need you," Glenn said. "We need the people who are awake — not woke — awake. You may disagree with us. We are your allies, not your enemies. And if you will not stand with us in our hour of need, there will be no one left to stand with you in your hour of need. We must all come together, anyone who is awake."

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The incoming Biden administration plans to waste no time in overturning much of the progress achieved by President Donald Trump.

On his radio program Monday, Glenn Beck ran through 10 executive orders President Joe Biden plans to announce on "day one" of his time in office — including rejoining the Paris climate accord, canceling the Keystone pipeline, mask mandates on federal land and during interstate travel, and a proposed federal minimum wage of $15 an hour.

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Eric Weinstein, managing director of investment firm Thiel Capital and host of "The Portal" podcast, is not a conservative, but he says conservative and center-right-affiliated media are the only ones who will still allow oppositional voices.

On "The Glenn Beck Podcast" this week, Eric told Glenn that the center-left media, which "controls the official version of events for the country," once welcomed him, but that all changed about eight years ago when they started avoiding any kind of criticism by branding those who disagree with them as "alt-right, far-right, neo-Nazi, etc.," even if they are coming from the left side of the aisle. But their efforts to discredit critical opinions don't stop there. According to Eric, there is a strategy being employed to destroy our national culture and make sure Americans with opposing views do not come together.

"We're trifling with the disillusionment of our national culture. And our national culture is what animates the country. If we lose the culture, the documents will not save us," Eric said. "I have a very strongly strategic perspective, which is that you save things up for an emergency. Well, we're there now."

In the clip below, Eric explains why, after many requests over the last few years, he finally agreed to this podcast.

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