Winners of Mercury One's Annual Fundraiser Raffle Pick up Their Prize: A Brand New GMC Truck

Mercury One held their annual gala in November and it was a smashing success. Enough money was raised to keep the ship running and ensure that the nonprofit can continue to be a service to victims of natural disasters, persecuted Christians in the Middle East, survivors of global human trafficking and other causes.

There were several ways to donate, including the now infamous armadillo race, as well as a raffle for a GMC Canyon. Cynthia and David Bray of Battle Ground, Washington turned their one raffle ticket into the trip of a lifetime to visit the studios and drive their prize home.

Jeffy may have cheated his way to a win in the armadillo race, but despite his best efforts, he couldn't find a way to rig the raffle to come away with a new truck.

Take a listen to their interview above and hear Jeffy try to bribe them with cash in his last ditch effort to snag the prize.

PAT: With Pat and Stu. 888-727-BECK.

We welcome to the studio -- I mean, I use welcome loosely. Jeffy Fisher.

STU: Boo.

JEFFY: Thank you.

PAT: You're welcome.

STU: People just boo when Jeffy walks in.

JEFFY: People do, or you?

STU: Well, I'm a person. So I think it qualifies. Jeffy is joining us. We have a -- Jeffy, if you don't remember this, we had the Mercury One gala, what was it? Back in December. November.

JEFFY: Yes.

STU: And Jeffy was there, unfortunately. They let him in the doors.

PAT: Well, he cheated during the entire lead-up to the armadillo race. And then he cheated at the actual armadillo race.

STU: Right. If you don't remember, we were raising money for the great causes that Mercury One does, including freeing people all around the world and saving them. And we were talking about the armadillo race. For some reason, this got worked into the conversation, which made no sense. But we had to raise money for our armadillo to win the armadillo race. And Jeffy cheated to raise the most money, first of all.

He cheated.

PAT: Oh, yes. Yes, he did. He was working with the people who ran the thing.

STU: What!

PAT: And I believe like every other donation, no matter who it was given to, went to him.

STU: Right.

PAT: He set it up in advance.

JEFFY: If you sleep better at night believe that, you go right ahead.

PAT: I know for a fact that you did that. I know for a fact that's what you did.

JEFFY: Oh, you did?

PAT: Yes, I do. Yes, I do. You'll see it.

STU: And shockingly, Jeffy found a loophole in the rules to abuse them.

PAT: The problem with the armadillos was, they were stupid.

STU: Very stupid armadillos.

PAT: And they didn't know where they were supposed to go. So they'd start heading one way, and then they decided, oh, got to go back there. So Jeffy picked up the track behind them and pushed them along, making them go only forward.

JEFFY: By the way, that rule has been changed. I've been alerted that that rule has now been changed in armadillo racing rules.

PAT: That's what I heard.

JEFFY: I found that out as soon as I also got my plaque, for being inducted into the jockey armadillo Hall of Fame.

STU: Jeffy is basically the Belicheck of armadillo racing. Like he's always finding the little loophole in the rule to exploit it. And then they change the rule the next year.

JEFFY: I mean, all you have to do is say, hey, congratulations, then we'll move on.

STU: Congratulations. Not to you, but Cynthia and David Bray who are joining us. From -- you guys are from Washington?

VOICE: Battle Ground, yeah.

STU: Very cool.

PAT: Where is that? That's near Vancouver, right?

VOICE: Right. Northeast. About 15 miles.

JEFFY: Yeah. Way up there.

PAT: It's like suburban Vancouver? Okay.

And you guys are the raffle winners of the beautiful truck that was raffled off.

VOICE: Yep.

(laughter)

VOICE: That's what they tell me.

STU: Kind of a big deal. So what car do you have now? What are you replacing?

VOICE: Another little truck. Maybe.

STU: He's got another little truck?

VOICE: He has a '93 Ford.

JEFFY: Junker.

PAT: A '93?

VOICE: I'll have to get used to the power windows because --

JEFFY: That's right.

STU: That's great. You guys -- you say this all the time, but you don't have to show up to win the raffle. You guys were not actually at the Mercury One gala.

VOICE: No.

VOICE: No.

STU: You, what? Heard us talking about it on the air?

VOICE: Yep.

STU: And just took a flier. How many tickets did you buy? Did you buy 100 --

VOICE: I bought one.

STU: One. One ticket, that's it? That's amazing!

PAT: That's pretty awesome. That's pretty awesome.

STU: Because I buy one ticket all the time, and I never win.

PAT: I've never won these things. Have you guys ever won anything before?

VOICE: Not like this.

VOICE: Well, he has. But only when I sign him up. I signed up myself this time.

STU: Wait a minute. If you sign him up, I think it's your prize. You should at least deserve 50 percent of the prize.

VOICE: This one is mine.

STU: This one is yours. You're going to be driving it yourself. This is awesome. You have listened to Glenn for how long?

VOICE: Oh, since way back on Fox.

STU: Really? So long-time listeners. This is really cool.

JEFFY: I know. It's great.

STU: Because we would have hated it if you were, actually, I'm a big Piers Morgan fan.

VOICE: No.

JEFFY: Just give me the truck.

(laughter)

STU: I'm going to take this. I'm going to sell it and donate it all to some left-wing charity. That would be very disappointing.

PAT: All the proceeds goes G to Planned Parenthood. That would have been bad.

STU: Rough turn to the story.

PAT: Yeah.

STU: Well, Jeffy is our congenial host here, and he's going to walk you guys out around the corner. Can we -- can you move here?

JEFFY: Yeah, yeah.

STU: I will say that Jeffy moves really slow, but follow him.

JEFFY: Walk you out so you can see the truck. Drive this back to Washington.

STU: Go ahead.

VOICE: Yep.

STU: And you guys are going to drive it back, huh? You can keep your headphones on while you walk out, so we can talk to you. Very cool.

VOICE: Okay.

STU: Cynthia and David Bray, all the way from Washington. They're going to drive this thing back.

JEFFY: Now, as we're walking back here, before we get to the truck, I've got an envelope with some cash in it, and I'll make you a deal. I'll make you a deal. You take the envelope with the cash, and I keep the truck.

VOICE: Oh, I don't think so.

PAT: I don't think so. Yeah, smart move.

JEFFY: I know the envelope looks big, but they're big bills.

STU: I don't know -- it would have to be the Woodrow Wilson $100,000 bill to make that worthwhile, and it probably isn't.

JEFFY: Shh. Shh.

STU: Oh. Coming around the corner here.

VOICE: Yeah.

VOICE: Yeah.

PAT: So you've seen the truck now?

JEFFY: It's a beautiful Dodge Canyon.

VOICE: No. GMC.

PAT: GMC Canyon.

STU: Stupid Jeffy.

Very cool that they donated this through Mercury One. You guys should get in and start it. Let's see if Jeffy took the engine yet.

JEFFY: Absolutely.

STU: My impression is that Jeffy probably stole something out of this truck, considering he was in charge of this project.

PAT: It's got no radio. No air-conditioning system. It's all in the back of Jeffy's car right now. Oh. They just fired it up.

STU: I could hear it. It started. That's a good sign.

PAT: Yep. Yep very exciting.

STU: Cynthia and David Bray, a truck from Mercury One. And not only did they get a free truck, they also helped all sorts of people around the world. People involved in all sorts of terrible things. You know, multiple millions of dollars saved, donated to help save Christians in the Middle East.

You don't have to keep the car -- we're all going to die of fumes if you keep the thing running. We're inside. You do realize that. You can turn it off now, unless you want to utilize it to run Jeffy over. That is okay.

JEFFY: I think that's what they were going to do.

STU: All right.

Thank you, Cynthia and David. And thank you on a much smaller level to Jeffy. And thank you to everyone who donated to Mercury One.

You know, a lot of times, you donate money. You kind of forget that you even did it. It's going to really, really good things. Glenn is going to be back next week to announce kind of a cool new initiative that they're doing. Which is a big deal. Glenn is not known for understating the things he wants to accomplish. This next one is going to be ridiculous. It's a really cool announcement. He's going to be coming out with next week. To help an incredibly devastating problem around the world. And that's going to be all next week. On the TV show, you'll get a taste of that as well next week. We'll be talking about it here on radio as well. I don't know if you'll get a free car out of it. But you'll probably get something even better.

For the first time in the history of "The Glenn Beck Program," former President Donald Trump joined Glenn to give his take on America's direction under President Joe Biden compared to his own administration. He explained why Biden's horrific Afghanistan withdrawal was "not even a little bit" like his plan, and why he thinks it was "the most embarrassing event in the history of our country."

Plus, the former president gave his opinion on China's potential takeover of Bagram Air Base, the Pakistani Prime Minister, and Gen. Mark A. Milley, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.

Glenn asked President Trump how similar the Biden administration's withdrawal from Afghanistan was to his administration's plan.

"Not even a little bit," Trump answered. "We had a great plan, but it was a very tenuous plan. It was based on many conditions. For instance, you can't kill American soldiers. ... You have to understand, I did want to get out. But I wanted to get out with dignity, and I wanted to take our equipment out. And I didn't want soldiers killed. ... What [Biden] did was just indefensible. He took the military out first and he left all the people. And then we became beggars to get the people out. I had a plan to get them out very quickly. But first, the Americans would go out."

Trump told Glenn that his plan included maintaining Bagram Air Base and explained why he would not have left "a single nail" behind in Afghanistan for the Taliban to seize.

"We were going to keep Bagram open," he explained. "We were never going to close that because, frankly, Bagram is more about China than it is about Afghanistan. It was practically on the other border of China. And now we've lost that. And you know who is taking it over? China is taking it over. We spend $10 billion to build that base. It's got the longest, most powerful runways in the world. And China has now got its representatives there and it looks like they'll take it over. Glenn, it's not believable what's happened. You know, they have Apache helicopters. These are really expensive weapons, and they have 28 of them. And they're brand-new. The latest model."

Glenn mentioned recent reports that Gen. Milley, America's top military officer, made "secret phone calls" to his counterpart in China while President Trump was in office.

"I learned early on that he was a dope," Trump said of Gen. Milley. "He made a statement to me — and I guarantee that's what happened to Biden — because I said, 'We're getting out of Afghanistan. We have to do it.' And I said, 'I want every nail. I want every screw. I want every bolt. I want every plane. I want every tank. I want it all out, down to the nails, screws, bolts ... I want every single thing. And he said, 'Sir, it's cheaper to leave it than it is to bring it.'

"The airplane might have cost $40 million, $50 million ... millions and millions of dollars. So, you think it's cheaper to leave it than to have 200 pilots fly over and fly all the equipment out? ... I said, you've got to be nuts. I mean, give me a tank of gas and a pilot and I just picked up a $40 million-dollar airplane. It was amazing. So, I learned early that this guy is a dope. But what he did, is he hurt our country ... and he shouldn't have been allowed to do it. And bad things should happen to him."

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In a shocking but underreported conversation ahead of the G7 Speakers' meeting in London last week, Democratic House Speaker Nancy Pelosi admitted that the administration knows China is committing "genocide" against the Uyghurs in the Xinjiang region, but thinks working with the regime on climate change is more important.

On the radio program, an outraged Glenn Beck dissected Pelosi's speech and broke down how — along with the Biden administration's abandonment of Americans in Afghanistan, and the Democrat decision to follow measures of medical "equity" — the far left is revealing how little they really care about human life.

Glenn played a video clip of Pelosi making the following statement:

We've always felt connected to China, but with their military aggression in the South China Sea, with their continuation of genocide with the Uyghurs in Xinjiang province there, with their violation of the cultural, linguistic, religious priority of Tibet, with their suppression of democracy in Hong Kong and other parts of China, as well – they're just getting worse in terms of suppression, and freedom of speech. So, human rights, security, economically [sic].

Having said all of that ... we have to work together on climate. Climate is an overriding issue and China is the leading emitter in the world, the U.S. too and developed world too, but we must work together.

"We have Nancy Pelosi admitting the United States of America knows that they're not only committing [genocide], they're continuing to commit it. Which means, we've known for a while," Glenn noted. "And what does she say? She goes on to say, yes, they're committing genocide against the Uyghurs, but having said that, I'm quoting, 'the overriding issue,' is working together on climate change.

"Would we have worked with Hitler on climate change? Would we have worked with Hitler on developing the bomb? Would we have worked with Hitler on developing the Autobahn? Would we have worked with Hitler on his socialized medicine? Would we have worked with Hitler on any of his national, socialist ideas?" he asked.

"The answer is no. No. When you're committing genocide, no! She said 'we have to work together on climate,' because climate is the 'overriding issue.' The overriding issue? There is no way to describe this mindset. That, yes, they are killing an entire group of people because of their ethnicity or religion. They are systematically rounding them up, using them for slave labor, and killing them, using their organs and selling them on the open market. They are nothing more than cattle. For us to recognize it and do nothing about it is bad enough. But to say, 'we recognize it, but we have bigger things to talk to them about,' is a horror show."

Glenn went on to urge Americans to "stand up together in love, peace, and harmony," or risk watching our nation become the worst plague on human life yet.

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The fall of Lehman Brothers in 2008 marked the largest bankruptcy filing in U.S. history and economic collapse was felt throughout the world. But now China's own version of Lehman Brothers, Evergrande, is teetering closer and closer to that edge, too. On the radio program Thursday, Glenn Beck gave the latest update and predicted how it will affect Asian markets and what it could mean for America's economy.

Glenn explained why he believes a major collapse that is happening now in China will have a cascading effect into a "controlled collapse," a managed decline that will dramatically change America's economy and the way we all live.

"You will not recognize your lifestyle. Hear me," Glenn warned. "And that's not a right-left thing. That's a right-wrong thing. We're on the wrong track. I'm telling you now, there's new information and you are not going to recognize the American lifestyle. ... It could happen tomorrow. It could happen in five years from now, but it will happen. We are headed for a very different country. One where you don't have the rights that you have. And you certainly don't have the economic privileges that Americans are used to."

"The same thing that happened in 2008 is now happening in China," Glenn continued. "This time, it's going to take everything down. When it collapses, it will take everything down."

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Justin Haskins, editorial director of the Heartland Institute, joined Glenn Beck on the radio program to expose a shocking conversation between two Great Reset proponents — Klaus Schwab, chairman of the World Economic Forum, and Christine Lagarde, president of the European Central Bank (Europe's equivalent to the Fed).

The way Schwab and Lagarde discuss the role central banks should play in establishing societal norms, determining your way of life, and defending against potential crisis is proof that the Great Reset is upon us, Justin explained. And the scariest part is that they're not even trying to hide it. The entire, unbelievable conversation has been published on the WEF website, which you can read here.

Glenn read an excerpt from the conversation:

Christine Lagarde: At the ECB, we have now wrapped up and concluded our strategy review, which was the first one in 17 years. And I was blessed to have an entire Governing Council unanimously agree that the fight against climate change should be one of the considerations that we take when we determine monetary policy. So at least the European Central Bank is of the view that climate change is an important component in order to decide on monetary policy. ...

Can we arrive at that trade-off between fighting climate change, preserving biodiversity and yet securing enough growth to respond to legitimate demands of the population? And my first answer, Klaus, to be firm, is that to have a way of life, we need life. And in the medium term, we do have major threats on the horizon that could cause the death of hundreds of thousands of people. So we have to think life, first. We have to think way of life, second. ...

So we have to think life, first. We have to think way of life, second. How can we come together to make sure that we secure the first priority, which is life, and also protect the way of life that people have? And make sure that the cost of it is not so high for some people, that they just cannot tolerate it. I think that the trade-off that we reach will probably require some redistribution, because it is clear that the most exposed people, the less privileged people are those that are going to need some help.

"Do you understand, America, what that means?" Glenn exclaimed. "You have elites, that you never elected, that are having these meetings ... deciding what is a legitimate need for you. And telling you that your needs are going to go away in your lifetime. You may not see a time where you get wants again. Just your needs are going to be addressed. Am I reading this wrong?"

"This is absolutely what is being said here," Justin agreed. "She's very clear that we need to make sure that way of life is second to life. We have to save all these people, hundreds of thousands of people are going to die from this supposedly existential threat of climate change. And their wants, and their desires, and their quality of living, all of that has to come second."

"This is a central bank saying this. This is not an elected official, who is accountable directly to the people. This is a central bank saying, we're going to print money. We're going to use monetary policy, to impose these ideas, to rework society in order to accomplish our goals," Justin added, addressing Lagarde's call for "some redistribution."

Will Great Reset elites — not elected by the U.S. — soon be dictating to the rest of the world? Watch the video clip below to hear Glenn and Justin break it down:

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