You might be a Redneck if...

GLENN BECK PROGRAM


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GLENN: Alright, you sick twisted freak. Welcome to it. The third most listened to show in all of America from Radio City in Midtown Manhattan. We go to Jeff Foxworthy. Hello, sir, are you how?

FOXWORTHY: I'm great, Glenn, how are you?

GLENN: I'm great. Where are you?

FOXWORTHY: I'm in Atlanta.

GLENN: You think I think you live in LA?

FOXWORTHY: I didn't blend in real well.

GLENN: I bet you didn't. I bet you didn't. Jeff Foxworthy is, of course, a comedian, TV star, got a new book out. I mean, you've got it all. But you know what, Jeff, you and I have talked about this before and I want to go down this road for just a second. I find you amazing because most people don't know, at least on the coasts, how unbelievably successful you are. You are the most successful standup comedian I believe in the history of standup comedians. I haven't gone back to King Arthur's court, but I'm pretty sure. And yet, most people don't know that. They would say that it's, you know, one of these other comedians that you, you know, like Seinfeld or whatever. But you're under the radar because the people in New York and Los Angeles don't get you.



Jeff Foxworthy's Redneck Dictionary III


by Jeff Foxworthy

FOXWORTHY: Well, you know, as a comic, you had to make a choice real early on, whether you were going to go to New York or LA and sit there and hope to get on stage, you know, a couple of times a week and do six or seven minutes, and Jay Leno told me early on. He said, the way you get good at something is to do it every day. And I just decided, you know what, I'm going to go travel this country. The first eight years I did standup, I did over 500 shows a year and went to all 50 states and so that's probably why early on the people in New York and LA were like, who is this? Never heard of this. But, you know, I was out there with to me what is the backbone of the country is the rural country.

GLENN: You know, I have a theory. Most people are afraid to talk about their weaknesses. Most people are afraid to talk about what they think is the worst part of them or whatever. I'm an alcoholic and when I address that and then I just, you know, owned it: I'm a recovering alcoholic, there you go, now it's out in the open. Your weaknesses become your strength and not to say that your accent is a weakness, but in some ways to mainstream media, they had to perceive this as a weakness and say, you know, you'd be a success if you just lost the accent and didn't do the redneck stuff and yet you embraced it and that's what made you a success.

FOXWORTHY: You know what, that's the first advice I got in this business. I remember the first time I worked in New York. I had guys coming up going, yo, Jeff, I don't want to hurt your feelings, right, but you got to take some voice lessons and lose this stupid accent you got. I was like, wait a minute. Where I come from, you have one. But Glenn, this is -- my thought was, you know what? At least a quarter of the country talks like I do. Why do I have to be something fake? Why can't -- this is who I am. And thank God it worked.

GLENN: You think that's why, you think that's why you connected? Did you connect because nobody was doing this? Or did you connect because you're just real? That's who you are?

FOXWORTHY: It's funny. It's like if somebody comes up to me in the grocery or Home Depot store, nobody says, excuse me, Mr. Foxworthy. People are like, hey, Jeff, let me tell you what my mother did. And so -- and even with my comedy, I remember early on, you know, looking at billboards and watching commercials and thinking, what am I going to talk about? What am I going to talk about? And I decided real early, you know what, if my wife says it, if I think it, if my kids do it, surely we're not the only ones. And so I just kind of trusted to talk about my life and my family. I had no idea there were that many other people out there like us, but, you know, it just worked.

GLENN: Seriously what are you pulling down a year?

FOXWORTHY: Life's good. We've got corrugated metal all around the bottom of the trailer now.

GLENN: Wow, that's great. Do you think you would have made -- do you think you would have made more money or been more successful had you changed anything, or do you think you made it because the redneck thing, because you were alone, or you were?

FOXWORTHY: You know what? I mean, there -- I probably, through the years -- as a comic I probably did as well as I'm capable of doing because I'm not the world's smartest guy. In the entertainment business I'm sure through the years I could have made more money because when I left LA, I mean, there were people pitching me to talk shows and movies, and this is like I tell my kids all the time. I'm like, you know, in life there's not a practice left. You get one time around. And I just thought, I got one shot. Not only if this thing that I do for a living that I love doing, I've got one shot at being a dad. I got one shot at being a dad, at being a husband, at being a son. And so I kind of said no to a lot of things that probably would have made me more money. I turned down a movie this past summer because it was nine weeks in Vancouver, and my oldest daughter is 15 and I said, you know what, I got two more summers with her; I've not giving one away to go make a silly movie.

GLENN: So I think I know the answer then to the next question because the next question is, more importantly, do you think you would have been happier any other way? Are you -- because I don't believe money buys happiness by any stretch of the imagination.

FOXWORTHY: It doesn't, you know, and that's what I saw in LA was some of the most famous, some of the most financially successful people in the world and they were miserable and so it was almost like God was like, all right, see, that ain't it, that ain't it right there. And so it enabled me to think, all right, if that's not it, then what is. And to me --

GLENN: So what is?

FOXWORTHY: Life's about relationships, with your family, with you are friends, you know, and so I -- no way would I have been happier.

GLENN: You know, we were talking about, you lived out in Hollywood. I think they are the most miserable people on the planet but, you know, I could be wrong. They are talking about this movie that came out, the Robert Redford movie, and they're not sure if it bombed this weekend because of the antiwar message or because of Tom Cruise' scientology. Any --

FOXWORTHY: Maybe it's the combo.

GLENN: You think maybe? I think aliens, I think L. Ron Hubbard aliens could have appeared halfway through that movie and it couldn't have done worse. Maybe it's just me.

FOXWORTHY: Well, because it's just -- you know what? People know real. People know when you are trying to scam them. People know when you are a nut. That's one of the promises in this country is the nuts don't know they're nuts. If they knew we were nuts and would put that disclaimer out front, it would be easier Forrest of us.

GLENN: But aren't you amazed that most of America -- and maybe it goes to we get so disconnected because the people who are really, the people in the center of the country are the ones that are always ignored by the media centers but they are the ones who, when you go out in the center of the country, they are always the ones pointing going, this isn't this hard to fix. You know? They get it. But nobody seems to pay attention to them.

FOXWORTHY: They don't pay attention to them because, you know, most of the media obviously is controlled, you know, in LA and New York. But it's -- you know, I said that and got 95% of the people loved it. But at the end of the country music awards it was like these people in the middle of the country, you know, you can call them whatever you want but they're the backbone of the country. They get up and go to work, they get up and go to church and they get up and go to war when you need them to.

GLENN: Jeff Foxworthy,. The name of the book is Learning to Talk More Gooder Fastly. It's the redneck --

FOXWORTHY: It's the volume of the redneck dictionary because two wasn't enough, Glenn.

GLENN: Yeah, I know. So Learning to Talk More Gooder Fastly. You work hard, a long time on that one?

FOXWORTHY: Well, what -- here's the best part was the first two dictionaries went to the top of the New York Times Best Seller list, which makes me think whoever thought up that list is spinning in his grave right now.

GLENN: Oh, I have to tell you, my daughter said one time -- she was reading a book and she said, you know, Dad, he's a -- I said, oh, please, give me a break. She said, Dad, he's a New York Times Best Seller. And I said, I'm a New York Times best selling author.

FOXWORTHY: What does that mean?

GLENN: I know. She looked at me with such -- I destroyed her whole life. She was all of a sudden looking, not -- she didn't lose any more respect for me. She couldn't. She lost respect for the New York Times. She's like, oh, that paper is worthless. I've got to tell her --

FOXWORTHY: The New York Post who in 1995 voted me the worst actor on television and my wife used to say, well, do you want to be the worst or the next to the worst? And I said, worst is good.

GLENN: I mean, yeah, let's go for it. If you are going to go for it, own it, baby, own it. All right, Jeff Foxworthy, Redneck Dictionary 3. Thanks, appreciate it. 

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In the final days before the 2020 election, President Donald Trump is gaining among black voters, particularly men, because his record of accomplishments "speaks for itself" and the "façade" that President Trump is a racist "just doesn't ring true," argued sports columnist Jason Whitlock on "The Glenn Beck Radio Program" Tuesday.

Jason, who recently interviewed the president at the White House for OutKick.com, shared his thoughts on why he believes many black Americans — notably celebrities such as Kanye West, Ice Cube, and 50 Cent — are breaking from the "façade" that President Trump is a "flaming racist."

"I really believe the facts are starting to speak for themselves, and that Donald Trump's record of accomplishments, particularly as it relates to African Americans, speaks for itself," Jason told Glenn. "He actually has a record to stand on, unlike even Barack Obama. When [Obama] was president, I don't think he had much of a record to stand on, in terms of, 'Hey, what did he actually deliver for African Americans?' President Trump has things he can stand on and, you know, beyond that I think black people understand when he starts talking about black unemployment rate. And America's unemployment rate. And then, when you add in for black men, the façade we've been putting on [President Trump] … you know, this whole thing that he's some flaming racist, it just doesn't ring true."

Jason suggested that Trump's fearlessness, unabashed masculinity, and record of keeping his promises resonates with men in the black community. He also weighed in on how media and social media's bias plays a huge role in convincing people to hate President Trump while ignoring Antifa and others on the Left.

"I keep explaining to people, Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, they're some of the most secular places on earth. And we've reduced everyone to a tweet, that we disagree with," he added.

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Megyn Kelly is not happy about the "disgusting" media coverage of President Donald Trump, specifically pointing to Lesley Stahl's "60 Minutes" interview on CBS Sunday.

On the radio program, Megyn told Glenn Beck the media has become so blinded by the "Trump Derangement Syndrome" that they've lost their own credibility — and now they can't get it back.

"It's disgusting. It's stomach-turning," Megyn said of the media's coverage of the president. "But it's just a continuation of what we've seen over the past couple of years. Their 'Trump Derangement Syndrome' has blinded them to what they're doing to their own credibility. They can't get it back. It's too late. They've already sacrificed it. And now no one is listening to them other than the hard partisans for whom they craft their news."

Megyn also discussed how she would have covered the recent stories about Hunter and Joe Biden's alleged corruption. Watch the video below to catch more of the conversation:


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Imagine sometime next year, getting called before HUWAC – the House Un-Woke Activities Committee.

"Are you or have you ever been a member of the un-woke?"

Something like that is not as far-fetched as you might think.

Last week, Robert Reich, the former Secretary of Labor during the Clinton administration, now a UC Berkeley professor, tweeted this:

Since the 1970s, there have been dozens of "Truth Commissions" around the world like the kind Robert Reich wants in America. Most of these have been set up in Africa and Latin America. Usually it happens in countries after a civil war, or where there's been a regime change – a dictator is finally overthrown, and a commission is set up to address atrocities that happened under the dictator. Or, as in the commissions in East Germany and Czechoslovakia, atrocities under communism. Or, in the most famous example, South Africa's Truth and Reconciliation commission addressed the decades of apartheid that ravaged that nation.

These commissions usually conclude with an official final report. These commissions and reports have served as a means of governments trying to close a dark chapter of their country's history, or provide emotional catharsis, as a way to generally move on. Sometimes it kind of works for people, most of the time it leaves people clamoring for more justice.

Here's how one professor described truth commissions in an article in The Conversation last year. He wrote:

The goal of a truth commission… is to hold public hearings to establish the scale and impact of a past injustice, typically involving wide-scale human rights abuses, and make it part of the permanent, unassailable public record. Truth commissions also officially recognize victims and perpetrators in an effort to move beyond the painful past… Some have been used cynically as tools for governments to legitimize themselves by pretending they have dealt with painful history when they have only kicked the can down the road.

See, this is the problem with a lot of "Truth" commissions – they are inherently political. Even if you trust your government and give them all the benefit of the doubt in the world that their Truth commission is trying to do the right thing, it is ALWAYS going to be political. Because these truth commissions are never set up by those who have LOST power in government. They're always established by those who have WON power.

The Deputy Executive Director of the International Center for Transitional Justice says one of the main points in these Truth commissions is that "the victims become protagonists."

A Department of Anti-racism is entirely within the realm of possibility.

So, who are the victims in Robert Reich's America? People like him, members of the far-Left who had to endure the atrocities of four years of a president with different political ideas. What an injustice. I mean, the left's suffering during the Trump administration is almost on the level of apartheid or genocide – so we totally need a Truth commission.

There have been lots of calls for the U.S. to have its own Truth and Reconciliation commission, especially around racial injustice.

This past June, Democratic Congresswoman Barbara Lee of California introduced legislation to establish the " United States Commission on Truth, Racial Healing, and Transformation."

Ibram X. Kendi – the high priest of anti-racism, and author of Target's current favorite book " Antiracist Baby" – proposes a Constitutional anti-racism amendment. This amendment would:

establish and permanently fund the Department of Anti-racism (DOA) comprised of formally trained experts on racism and no political appointees. The DOA would be responsible for pre-clearing all local, state and federal public policies to ensure they won't yield racial inequity, monitor those policies, investigate private racist policies when racial inequity surfaces, and monitor public officials for expressions of racist ideas. The DOA would be empowered with disciplinary tools to wield over and against policymakers and public officials who do not voluntarily change their racist policy and ideas.

If you think that is far-fetched, you haven't been paying attention to the Left's growing radicalism. In a Joe Biden-Kamala Harris administration, a Department of Anti-racism is entirely within the realm of possibility. And of course, such a DOA would never stop at policing government.

We're in a dangerous, precarious moment in our history. Given the events of 2020, should Democrats gain the White House, the Senate, and the House, how many commissions will be in our future? They will suddenly have plenty of political capital to drag the nation through years of commission hearings.

And the Left's form of justice is never satisfied. You think it will stop at a T&R commission on race? MSNBC's Chris Hayes tweeted this month about the need for a commission to deal with Americans who are skeptical about wearing masks:

Or what about a Truth commission on religion? I mean, look at those reckless churches spreading Covid this year. Or this would be a big one – a T&R commission on climate change deniers.

The Left is highly selective when it comes to truth. That's why they are the very last group you want in charge of anything with "Truth and Reconciliation" in the title.

This is one of the most incredibly frustrating things about the Left in America today. The Left insists there is no such thing as absolute truth, while simultaneously insisting there are certain approved truths that are undeniable.

So, you can't question "Science" – even though that's pretty much what every great scientist in history did.

You can't question racism as the explanation for all of existence – because, well, just because.

You can't question third-party "Fact-checkers" – because the powers that be, mainly Big Tech right now, have decided they are the Truth referees and you have to trust what they say because they're using certified external fact-checkers. They just forgot to tell you that they actually fund these third-party fact-checkers. It's like if McDonald's told you to trust third-party health inspectors that they were paying for.

The Left thinks it has a monopoly on Truth. They're the enlightened ones, because they've had the correct instruction, they're privy to the actual facts. It's psychotic arrogance. If you don't buy what they're selling, even if you're just skeptical of it, it's because you either don't have the facts, you willingly deny the facts, or you're simply incapable of grasping the truth because you're blinded by your raging racism problem. It's most likely the racism problem.

The Left never learns from its own preaching. For the past 60-plus years they've decried the House Un-American Activities Committee for trying to root out communists, getting people canceled, ruining Hollywood careers, etcetera. But a HUAC-type committee is precisely what Robert Reich is describing and many on the Left want. It's not enough for Trump to be voted out of office. Americans who helped put him there must be punished. They don't want reconciliation, they want retribution. Because the Left doesn't simply loathe Donald Trump, the Left loathes YOU.

President Donald Trump's performance at last night's final presidential debate was "brilliant" and "the best he's ever done," Glenn Beck said on the radio program Friday.

Glenn described the moments he thought President Trump came across as "sincere," "kind," and "well-informed," as well as Joe Biden's biggest downfalls for of the night — from his big statement on wanting to eliminate the oil industry to his unsurprising gaffes as the debate neared the end. But, the question remains: was Trump's "brilliant performance" enough to win the election?

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