You know the world is upside down when Kanye makes sense

The Fourth of July came early yesterday. Well, if you were on Twitter, that is. The Twitter Left was all ablaze at the thought of one of their own defecting to the other side. THE BETRAYAL!!

Kanye West --- yes I’m actually talking about a rapper (this is still Glenn Beck) --- but Kanye West has been making waves in the Twitterverse the past few days by showing support for President Trump, and also --- and this one might have been the biggest sin of all --- actually challenging the narrative that African Americans ALWAYS have to toe the Democrat line.

It all started a few days ago when Kanye tweeted support for Turning Point USA’s Candace Owens. With just a seven-word tweet, the Left went into mega meltdown mode. Kanye tweeted, “I love the way Candace Owens thinks.” Instantly, the Left began calling West a tool for the far right. Never mind that there’s absolutely NOTHING far right with Candace Owens, but the liberal mudslinging piled on.

If you’re curious about the kinds of things Candace says that had the Left in such an uproar, she likes to make points like... if Black Lives Matter REALLY cared about black lives, they’d help stop Planned Parenthood from killing African American babies.

Shocking right? No? Well, to the Left that language is tantamount to an unforgivable sin.

As the Left tried to bully Kanye into submission, as per their standard operating procedure, he didn’t back down. Here are just a few of his HERETICAL tweets:

“there was a time when slavery was the trend and apparently that time is still upon us. But now it's a mentality. Self-victimization is a disease.”

Here’s another:

“Obama was in office for eight years and nothing in Chicago changed.”

That one really sent the Left into a tailspin.

Look, I don’t know a whole lot about Kanye West. Everything he’s doing right now could just be an elaborate promotion tour for his next album. Who knows? But even if that’s the case, I love how he has --- wittingly or unwittingly --- made this point regarding the American political climate.

Freedom of thought is dangerous to hardliners on both the Left and the Right.

How ironic was it that literally within SECONDS of tweeting this: “The thought police want to suppress freedom of thought” --- the liberal thought police went into action trying to smear Kanye and everyone else he was supporting.

You see, freedom of thought is dangerous to hardliners on both the Left and the Right. Freedom of thought is THE unforgivable sin. If you dare to listen to someone with an opposing view, or --- heaven forbid --- challenge the narrative, you’re beaten into submission.

It doesn’t have to be this way! Promotional stunt or not, I applaud Kanye West for bringing this to light.

I might have to start paying attention to Kanye a little more from now on. Anyone know where the rap section is in the record store?

The conditions in Afghanistan under the Taliban rule — for Americans, allies, Christians, women and more — continue to deteriorate, and the people there continue to plead that we will not forget them. On the radio program Monday, Glenn Beck gave an emotional update on current evacuation efforts, including the tragic story of one girl — an American passport holder — who was not rescued in time.

"I have a pit in my stomach like I haven't had in a while. What is happening in Afghanistan is both miraculous and horrendous," Glenn began. "What's going on right now one of the most amazing things I've ever personally witnessed — the evacuation of Americans, those [Afghans] who helped us, Christians that are dying, women that are under incredible conditions. I see things that I can't show you. I see the pleadings from people who are in safe houses, 'Please, don't forget us.' I see what they're being sent by the Taliban.

"If I die today, my entire life will have been worth it for what you have helped get done, in just the last three weeks. You have saved well over 5,000 people," he continued.

Fighting back tears, Glenn added, "I ask that you pray for those in the Middle East, that are in the midst of doing work, that a Moses-style miracle will happen. ... There are several people that are in dire need of medical care. Friday, we told you — along with the congressman from Oklahoma [Rep. Markwayne Mullin] who had just returned — [about] a father and two daughters that were blue passport Americans, and a mother who had a permanent residence, a Green Card. The daughter was very ill. And they thought, that if we couldn't get her out of there, that she would lose her legs. I got a call on Saturday morning, that we were too late, that she didn't lose her legs. She lost her life, waiting. There are now two Americans, instead of three."

Glenn showered his audience with gratitude, repeating that "well over 5000" lives have already been saved because of their incredible generosity, but lamented that there are still thousands more people yet to be saved.

Watch the video clip below to hear more updates from Glenn:

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Megyn Kelly pulled her sons out of the private elementary school they attended after she learned that the boys were asked "weekly" if they were still sure they were boys. But that's not all that this "experimental transgender education program" taught.

Megyn joined Glenn Beck on the radio program to tell the story, which she thought had ended when the school apologized, and to talk about what's next for America as our leaders refuse to promote actual psychological support for our kids and instead "parade" transgenderism as the solution to their problems.

"When [my son] was in third grade, I found out they unleashed a three-week experimental transgender education program on these boys, with really inappropriate videos. The kids were confused. These are 8- and 9-year-olds, Glenn. They have no idea what the school is even talking about with the trans thing. They got really in-depth, with really in-your-face videos — and then parents complained. And the school did something it hasn't done in its 400-year history, which was they apologized. Even they realized they had done wrong," Megyn explained.

"But, then I said to my son a year later, so did they ever round back to the trans thing? Like, whatever happened with it? And he said ... they bring it up every week. ... [They ask] how many people here still feel confident that they're a boy? Do you still feel sure you're a boy?" she continued. "This is not support. This is not nonbullying. This is indoctrination. And it's deeply confusing to the children, and wrong."

Megyn went on to give examples of how she's seen trans ideology turn "support, nonbullying, kindness, friendship, allyship, on its head."

"The absolute surrender of the medical community to this insanity is a scourge on this nation. It's disgusting what is happening with our doctors," she added. "There are people who are legitimately transgender, or who have gender dysphoria. And for those people, we should be supportive and they should get the care that they need. But what we've done instead, is taken everyone who expresses any kind of gender confusion and said, you're trans. You're trans. And we have our psychiatrists doing this."

"It's crazy," Megyn asserted. "The fact that we're doing this so willy-nilly in the name of allyship and support, it's abusive. It's criminal."

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"Never forget" is not only a tribute to those we've lost, it's a warning that it could happen AGAIN. On "Glenn TV" Wednesday, Glenn Beck looks back 20 years ago to the modern generation's Pearl Harbor moment. A day of infamy we're STILL feeling repercussions from.

But in remembering 9/11, we need to look toward the future because the Biden administration is setting us up for the NEXT 9/11. They bungled the Afghanistan withdrawal, and now we have video of top al Qaeda commanders — who served with Osama bin Laden — returning to the country. But could America survive another terror attack?

Glenn asks former NYC Mayor Rudy Giuliani, the leader who brought America back from the brink. He tells Glenn about the moment he learned the Twin Towers were struck, the actions he took to prevent more terrorism, and if he thinks NYC could survive another attack under Mayor de Blasio's leadership.

Glenn is also joined by Rev. Johnnie Moore, author of "The Next Jihad." He warns that Biden's policies in the Middle East are Obama 2.0, and "if you thought ISIS was bad, you haven't seen anything yet. We must keep our eyes on Iran."

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