Disrupt or Be Disrupted – Glenn Discusses Major Changes in His Company

Digital disruption is inevitable, and as you now may have heard, TheBlaze and Mercury Radio Arts slashed “just over 20 percent of the combined workforce” Thursday.

Glenn, who was awarded the Tribeca Disruptive Innovation Award at the Tribeca Film Festival in 2013, launched the multimedia platform in 2011.

“I think the days of business being done the way it’s always been done … is over. And I don’t think people really understand that yet,” Glenn said.

“And I’ve been warning you for a long time…there’s going to come a time to where we’re going to cross this line and all of the changes that the Industrial Revolution brought – over a hundred years – remember, Americans went from a farming community to a culture living in the cities on top of each other with radio communication, and automated machines, and cars, and everything else. That took about a hundred years to flip the entire society over. There’s going to come a time where it’s going to happen in a 10 year period and it will be as dramatic, if not more so … but in a 10 year period. I’ve been warning that that time is coming … ”

Today on radio, Glenn shared some of the major changes taking place at TheBlaze, including changes in new programming and what the future for media looks like in America.

This article provided courtesy of TheBlaze.

GLENN: You started with the white supremacy there. Once again, the white person comes first. That's the kind of stuff that Pat will now be bringing you every day.

Pat is -- we've announced -- in fact, I think we're announcing right now for the first time that Pat is going to be doing his own show following this program, three-hour unleashed -- Pat unleashed. Because that chain around his neck is starting to chafe just a little bit.

PAT: A little bit. Yeah. Uh-huh.

GLENN: And so that will be on Blaze TV and Blaze Radio, starting a week from Monday, right?

JEFFY: Yes.

PAT: Yes. There may be slightly -- slightly less mentions of the word love.

(laughter)

JEFFY: Is it undeniable?

STU: It's undeniable.

PAT: It's undeniable.

(laughter)

GLENN: Uh-huh. Uh-huh.

STU: Take me with you. Take me with you.

GLENN: Oh, gosh. I wish I could.

When I proposed this, Stu was like, "I can go too, right? I can go."

Isn't there something like a Stockholm syndrome that's supposed to happen with you guys?

(laughter)

I'm just saying.

PAT: No, we really love our captor. He's really good to us.

GLENN: Right. Right. Okay.

STU: I'm really excited for that. It's going to be on if you're a Blaze subscriber, you get to watch it. It will be on Blaze Radio every single day. The Pat Gray Show. Do you know what you're calling it yet?

JEFFY: Pat Gray.

PAT: I think we're going out on a limb and calling it Pat Gray.

STU: Oh, my gosh. That's interesting.

GLENN: It's very clever.

STU: I don't understand the choice.

GLENN: We did a lot of focus groups. Yeah, we did. We went to a big New York agency and said, "We have all of these options. And we don't know where to -- and they did some focus groups. It cost about half a million dollars.

We're going out on a limb. Either Boxy, But Good. Or just Pat Gray.

STU: And they went Pat Gray?

GLENN: Yeah, they went with Pat Gray.

PAT: Even though Boxy, But Good -- it was tempting. We liked that one --

GLENN: It was tempting. It was tempting. But we liked it. So Pat is going to be doing that. Yesterday, in case you read -- hopefully, you know, you got it from my post. And, you know, and you can believe whatever you want.

But yesterday, we made some changes here. Because as I've been talking about for a while, and I said yesterday on the air that I met with some banking people just this weekend. They were talking -- I said, you know, I think the days of -- of business being done the way it's always been done is over.

And I don't think people really understand that yet. And I've been warning you for a long time. There's going to come a time to where we're going to cross this line, and all of the changes that the Industrial Revolution brought over 100 years -- remember, they went from -- Americans went from a farming community to a culture living in the cities on top of each other with radio communication and automated machines and cars and everything else. That took about 100 years to flip the entire society over.

There's going to come a time where it's going to happen in a ten-year period. And it will be as dramatic, if not more so. But in a ten-year period. I've been warning that that time is coming. And I've been saying, "I don't know when that is happening." I still don't. But I believe -- I'm betting that we've just crossed the threshold. I think we've just crossed the Rubicon of -- of change. And there's no way this is going to slow down or stop now. And it's going to affect everyone

And as I was talking to these bankers, they said -- they said, "That's happening in our business. That's happening -- we're seeing this in every business, that if you don't disrupt yourself, and I mean seriously disrupt yourself, you're not going to make it."

And we started to talk about, how does a bank invest when there is no such thing as like a capex expense. When you can't say, "Hey, I need a loan for $2 million for this software system or for whatever." When two years in, that software system could be completely outdated and replaced by something that, you know, is a free app.

And he said, "I don't know. We haven't figured that one out yet." So we're just in this really weird world of chaos. And we're making some changes here to reduce the chaos and try to -- try to explain your world and have it make sense.

Going over to TheBlaze radio also is Jeffy. Jeffy is going to be operations for TheBlaze Radio. And Jeffy -- nobody really knows this. Jeffy is just an anchor around all of our necks.

STU: They know that. We tell him all the time.

GLENN: Oh, no, wait. That wasn't the story I was going to tell. Most people don't know this, but, Jeffy, when I worked at WFLA, Jeffy was pretty much running the place. He -- yeah, you were.

JEFFY: Well...

GLENN: And he is big behind the scenes. A lot of people say, "I don't know what Jeffy does for a living."

PAT: Uh-huh.

GLENN: He actually is -- he's responsible for --

JEFFY: That's because you say that.

STU: That's true. That's very true.

GLENN: TheBlaze Radio. And he's going to fully take over that position, beginning Monday -- or, Tuesday, as well.

An Afghan interpreter who helped save then-Sen. Joe Biden's life in 2008 was among those stranded in Afghanistan after Biden's troop withdrawal. He has now escaped the country with his family, but not with President Biden's help.

Thanks to private organizations, including The Nazarene Fund, the interpreter and his family have now been rescued.

Watch the video clip below to hear Glenn Beck share the details:

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A shocking new report by The Daily Wire reveals that the furious father whose arrest at a school board meeting likely sparked the call for the FBI to investigate anti-CRT parents like domestic terrorists was furious for good reasons: The Loudoun County School Board allegedly tried to cover up his daughter's rape.

Rep. Chris Stewart (R-Utah) joined Glenn Beck on the radio program Tuesday to discuss the incident and explain why he joined 60 lawmakers in a letter to Attorney General Merrick Garland demanding answers for why the FBI is targeting parents.

"We want to know ... what kind of coordination took place between the White House, activist groups and teachers unions, and the Department of Justice," Stewart told Glenn. "Because we have evidence that there was [coordination] and, in fact, that the White House are the ones who initiated this. They asked for these activist groups to write this inflammatory letter to the Department of Justice saying they were 'intimidated' and that they 'felt threatened', giving the Department of Justice Attorney General Garland, the excuse to say, 'Okay, well, we have to respond'."

Stewart went on to say he believes the federal government would only involve the FBI in such an issue if its purpose is to silence and intimidate parents concerned about the "poison" being taught to their kids in school. So, what can he and the other representatives who disagree with the Biden administration's overreach of power do to stop it?

Watch the video clip below to hear Stewart explain:

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Taiwan's Foreign Minister Joseph Wu is now warning that his nation is preparing for war with China after Beijing flew a record number of warplanes over Taiwanese territory. Wu reached out to another country for help, but it wasn't the United States.

In a video, Wu urged Australia to help prepare for a possible invasion, but gave the U.S. no mention.

"The defense of Taiwan is in our own hands, and we are absolutely committed to that. And if China is going to launch a war against Taiwan, we will fight until the end. And that is our commitment. And, of course, during this period of time, we would like to exchange with other countries for security cooperation," Wu said on ABC News In-depth's China Tonight program. "We would like to engage in security or intelligence exchanges with other like-minded partners, Australia included, so that Taiwan is better prepared to deal with the war situation. And so far, our relations with Australia is very good. And that is what we appreciate it for."

On "The Glenn Beck Program," Glenn, Pat Gray, and Stu Burguiere discussed whether or not America would do anything during such a conflict — because it sure seems like President Joe Biden is more focused on working with China to fight climate change. Plus, why did China just cut off all cryptocurrency?

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On "Glenn TV" tonight, Glenn Beck heads to the chalkboard to reveal how the fundamental transformation of America has already begun by turning the Declaration of Independence upside down.

If Donald Trump was a dictator, then what do we call President Biden? In Biden's first nine months in office, he has already issued 64 executive orders – that's more than Trump, Obama, W. Bush, Clinton, Bush, and Reagan each issued in their entire first years in office.

You never hear the Left talk about the Declaration of Independence, the Constitution, or the Bill of Rights any more, unless it's to "reimagine" the Constitution or slap a "harmful content" warning on our founding documents. Seriously. The National Archives said while its website label wasn't targeting the Constitution specifically, "some of the materials presented here may reflect outdated, biased, offensive, and possibly violent views and opinions." The Left finds basic, guaranteed rights so offensive they now spend all of their time on workarounds to deal with America's annoying founding documents.

Watch the full episode of "Glenn TV" below to see Glenn outline the aggressive unconstitutional abuses "King Biden" is jamming down our throats and teaches Americans how we can defend against presidential tyranny.

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