Stand Firm: Truth Speaks, Lies Whisper

It's a tough day in America. First and foremost, please pray for the people involved in the Virginia shooting, the police, their family members and all of our congressional members.

It's going to feel good to lash out with words today --- but I urge you not to. Instead, stand firm in the truth. And the truth is, we don't yet know the motivation behind what happened at a baseball field in Virginia.

Please, let's do our best not to speculate. This guy may have been completely nuts. This guy may be politically motivated. If so, he could be a liberal who believes Republicans are evil because of their beliefs or he could be a conservative who believes Republicans are evil because they're not doing what they promised. We just don't know.

So please, it's going to feel good to lash out. You literally will get hit with a rush of dopamine. When you read or post something that makes you go, "Yeah, stick it to him!" you literally will get a hit a chemical rush that plays a major role in reward-motivated behavior. It will feel good. But just because it feels good, doesn't mean we should do it.

Look, I am sick and tired of the hypocrisy just like you are. Here's what I want to say: screw you, Democrats. I mean, look what's in Vanity Fair today. It's a whole painting of Trump's hell, where they've made all of the people around Donald Trump --- you know, Paul Ryan and everybody --- look as though they are literal demons and Klan people and everything else.

What I want to say is, if we would have produced something like that about you and Gabby Giffords, you would have been scooping people up. You were on the air saying, "Gabby Giffords, this is Tea Party rhetoric." You did that for days, even after it was discovered the guy votes Democrat --- and he was insane. You still were doing it.

Turn around is fair play, isn't it? No, it's not. It's not.

We have to find a way to reduce the friction, to reduce the chaos, to reduce the hatred --- and it's going to go against everything that feels good.

We don't know anything about the Virginia shooter yet. Even after the reports come out, we may not know really anything true about him. But what is going to be said about us?

We've been talking about this for a while. I said years ago --- and I don't even know why I said it . . . I'm not smart enough to come up with this --- everything that you think is solid will be liquid and everything liquid will be solid. The world will be upside down and inside out. There was really no reason to start saying that in 2006, but now we see what has happened.

As convinced as I was on that, I am also convinced, equally so, that there now is no truth. There is no truth, and that is by design. Our colleges and universities are telling us all truth is subjective. That truth is a lie. It's a myth.

I want you to know, I am not going over the cliff with the rest of humanity. There is truth. It is easy to find.

Common sense does not exist anymore. It is now uncommon sense. But everybody still has access to common sense. They just have to listen to the small voice, to the still, small voice. Listen. Truth speaks; lies whisper all the time.

But you can find the truth. It is verifiable. It is easy. There is truth. My question to you is, what is the truth about us?

Are we people who are at civil war and are ready to condemn our neighbors and our friends --- who I am convinced, with an exception of probably 10 percent on the right and 10 percent on the left who want us to hate each other and need us to hate each other --- there is a good 70 to 80 percent of this country that doesn't want any of that. And I stand in the middle with them on that point.

I will live next to any man, no matter their faith, their creed, their color, as long as they respect my right to live my way, just like I respect their right. It doesn't matter to me.

I believe that is the majority of Americans. You can allow yourself to be derailed and believe that we're in the minority, but I will go to my grave not going over that cliff with the rest of humanity. I do not believe that is who we are. And I would rather go out believing that than buying into the darkness that we're at civil war --- that we've got to go to war, strap arms to us and hate the other side.

I'm not going there, and I invite you to join me --- because the truth is a much better place.

Time after time, Americans have taken to the streets to defend our constitutional rights, whether it was our livelihood at stake -- or our lives. But, what was the point of all the civil rights movements that came before, if we're about to let the government take our rights away now?

On his Wednesday night special, Glenn Beck argued that Americans are tired of having our rights trampled by "tyrannical" leaders from state and local governments who are ignoring our unalienable rights during this pandemic.

"Our nanny state has gone too far. The men and women in office -- the ones closest to our communities, our towns, our cities -- are now taking advantage of our fear," Glenn said. "Like our brothers and sisters of the past, we need to start making the decisions that will put our destiny, and our children's destiny, back into our hands."

It took less than two months of the coronavirus tyranny to make America unrecognizable, but some Americans are fighting back, risking losing their jobs and businesses or even jail time, as they battle to take back our civil rights.

Here are just a few of their stories:

After New Jersey's Atilis Gym reopened in defiance of the governor's executive order, the Department of Health shut them down for "posing a threat to the public health." Co-owner Ian Smith says somebody sabotaged the gym's toilets with enire rolls of paper to create the public health "threat."

Oregon Salon owner, Lindsey Graham, was fined $14 thousand for reopening. She said she was visited by numerous government organizations, including Child Protective Services, in what she believes are bullying tactics straight from the governor's office.

77-year-old Michigan barber, Karl Manke, refused to close his shop even when facing arrest. "I couldn't go another 30 days without an income," he said. But when local police refused to arrest him, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer's (D) office suspending his business license instead.

Port of Seattle police officer Greg Anderson was suspended after he spoke out against enforcing what he called "tyrannical orders" imposed amid coronavirus lockdowns.

Kentucky mother-of-seven, Mary Sabbatino, found herself under investigation for alleged child abuse after breaking social distancing rules at a bank. After a social worker from child protective services determined there was no sign of abuse, he still sought to investigate why the Sabbatino's are homeschooling, and how they can give "adequate attention to that many children."

Dallas salon owner Shelley Luther was sentenced to seven days in jail after she defied the state-mandated stay-at-home orders to reopen her business.

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It took less than two months of the coronavirus tyranny to make America unrecognizable. Leaders from state and local governments across the U.S. have flattened the curve of some of our most basic constitutional rights, but some Americans are fighting back — and risking jail time or losing their businesses.

On Wednesday night's GBTV special, Glenn Beck argued that we're witnessing the birth of a new civil rights movement — and it's time to build a coalition of common sense to keep America as we know it free.

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On the radio program Thursday, Glenn Beck sat down with chief researcher Jason Buttrill to go over two bombshell developments that have recently come to light regarding former Vice President Joe Biden's role in the 2016 dismissal of Ukrainian Prosecutor General Viktor Shokin.

"Wow! Two huge stories dropped within about 24 hours of each other," Jason began. He went on to explain that a court ruling in Ukraine has just prompted an "actual criminal investigation against Joe Biden in Ukraine."

This stunning development coincided with the release of leaked phone conversations, which took place in late 2015 and early 2016, allegedly among then-Vice President Biden, Secretary of State John Kerry, and Ukraine's former President Petro Poroshenko.

One of the audiotapes seems to confirm allegations of a quid pro quo between Biden and Poroshenko, with the later admitting that he asked Shokin to resign despite having no evidence of him "doing anything wrong" in exchange for a $1 billion loan guarantee.

"Poroshenko said, 'despite the fact that we didn't have any corruption charges on [Shokin], and we don't have any information about him doing something wrong, I asked him to resign,'" Jason explained. "But none of the Western media is pointing this out."

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A recently declassified email, written by former National Security Adviser Susan Rice and sent herself on the day of President Donald Trump's inauguration, reveals the players involved in the origins of the Trump-Russia probe and "unmasking" of then-incoming National Security Adviser, Gen. Michael Flynn.

Rice's email details a meeting in the Oval Office on Jan 5, 2017, which included herself, former FBI Director James Comey, former Deputy Attorney General Sally Yates, former Vice President Joe Biden, and former President Barack Obama. Acting Director of National Intelligence, Richard Grenell, fully declassified the email recently amid President Trump's repeated references to "Obamagate" and claims that Obama "used his last weeks in office to target incoming officials and sabotage the new administration."

On Glenn Beck's Wednesday night special, Glenn broke down the details of Rice's email and discussed what they reveal about the Obama administration officials involved in the Russia investigation's origins.

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