Bill Ayers signs Glenn's book?

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GLENN: Russ is in from if 9/12 Patriot, 9/12 Project, the 9/12 Patriots in Delaware (website). Russ, how many times have we — how many times have we met? Three times?

RUSS: Twice.

GLENN: And, no, we've met three times now. This is our third time because —

RUSS: This is the third.

GLENN: We met — you are the guy who gave me the Sam Adams book which quite honestly you changed the course of my mind of where I was headed. It played a huge role, the Samuel Adams book. You gave it to me from all the 9/12 Patriots in Delaware. And I read that book and it opened my eyes to things that I just didn't see before and I thank you for that. And then you were there on the Sam Adams show. We met there. And you brought in a book signed by William Ayers. It's my book. Now we have the one 9/12 member — is he a 9/12 member up in Maine, right? New Hampshire? He met Van Jones and he got Van Jones to sign it. When did you see Bill Ayers?

RUSS: Well, I didn't. But one of my members, which is one of our 9/12 Delaware Patriots, Tim Ryan.

GLENN: Hi, Tim.

RYAN: This is the gentleman that got the book signed.

GLENN: How did you run into Bill Ayers and what happened?

RYAN: First off I heard your show when you were talking about the Van Jones book.

GLENN: Yeah.

RYAN: And I thought, this is supposed to be a brilliant man; he signed the book. I thought, I wonder if the rest of them, the progressives, is that brilliant.

GLENN: Yeah.

RYAN: So a couple of days later there was an event up at University of Delaware where Bill Ayers was going to be speaking and I decided to go up there to see if he was as smart as Van Jones.

GLENN: And so you gave him the book and what did you say?

RYAN: I had to sit through his speech for about an hour and a half. So it was pretty painful.

GLENN: Yeah. What did he say?

RYAN: And after the speech, I went up to him and I asked him if he would sign a book. And he said, what's the book? He opened it up and he realized it was your book and he was kind of taken aback. But I was really surprised. He signed it.

GLENN: Good thing he didn't have any, you know, C4 on him or something. Because I hear he likes to blow things up.

RYAN: And the picture that he drew is his self portrait, kind of makes it looks like he is holding a bomb. I don't know if he realized, it's supposed to be a peace sign in his hand.

GLENN: You are kidding me. Well, that is his way to peace, yes. Bomb your way to peace. Peace through strength. I bet William Ayers and Ronald Reagan had a lot in common. Peace through strength. So he signed the book and did he — because Van Jones was on CNN after he signed the other one and he was — he said that, "I even turned around one of the Glenn Beck fans." Did he think he turned you around?

RYAN: I'm pretty sure I left with him thinking he didn't turn me around.

GLENN: (Laughing). Did you bring the book with you?

RYAN: Yes.

GLENN: Let's show it on the Insider Extreme. Do you have it? Hold it up to the camera there, Stu, so people can see it and the little picture that he drew. If you are watching on the Insider Extreme, if you don't know what it is, go to GlennBeck.TV. It is this program broadcast, a six camera shoot and everything else. Now Stu's holding it up. Go ahead and get that. There it is. That drives them crazy. Oh, look at him. I thought he was peeing.

PAT: Wow.

GLENN: He looks like that guy, you know, the mud flap kid? Calvin and Hobbs.

PAT: Right.

GLENN: He looks like he's peeing. On peace. Which I think is —

PAT: Appropriate?

GLENN: Is actually appropriate as well.

PAT: It works.

GLENN: What did he write there?

STU: This is great. I mean, you know, you probably didn't like Bill Ayers for some reason before this but he's going to turn you around here. He says, for a world of peace powered by love.

GLENN: Oh, my gosh!

PAT: Powered by love.

GLENN: Oh, these hippies.

PAT: That's beautiful.

GLENN: Russ, you fought in Vietnam.

RUSS: Yes, sir.

PAT: That's beautiful.

GLENN: Can you believe these hippies are running our damn country?

RUSS: I'll tell you one thing I believe. When I came back from over there, I kept my mouth shut and did my job. I worked all my life. This time around, I'm not keeping my mouth shut.

PAT: Good for you, Russ.

GLENN: I've got to tell you, man, you know, here's the secret of what happened. Here's a secret of what happened to us. These people, the same summer we put a man on the moon, these people were naked in the mud at Woodstock. The same summer, three weeks apart. That was the split in America. That's why you don't understand them and they don't understand you. Because we were looking and saying, my gosh, look what we can do, look what a man can do. No other country has ever done it. At the same time we were putting a man on the moon, the other part of the country was going, yeah, man, let's have sex in the mud with a whole bunch of people! Power to the people!

PAT: That was powered by love.

GLENN: It was powered by love.

PAT: Powered by love.

GLENN: Yeah, you go ahead and cook food on that love. Here's — and they are going to expect us to do it soon. That's the split. That's the split. And it's you, Russ. You were on the side standing up against these clowns. And now they are running the thing.

RUSS: Well, you know, you are talking a lot about you have your book which you just showed there. It's all books. This book, the 5,000 Year Leap, one of your fans, my nephew, Mark Marshall about two years ago, he knows I'm not a big reader but he knew I was frustrated and he gave me this book. He said, Uncle Russ, you've got to read this book. I read it. I was never so ashamed of myself.

GLENN: It's amazing, isn't it?

RUSS: And then you came along because he said, Uncle Russ, you've got to listen to this guy, Glenn Beck.

GLENN: Love this. Love him, it's amazing.

RUSS: And since we gave you the book Samuel Adams and as you probably said there, we turned your thought process.

GLENN: You did.

RUSS: We're helping you with that. We'll carry that burden with you. But you drove me out of my recliner. Because I sat there and listened to you on the 13th of March and I said, that's enough crying. It's time to do something.

GLENN: I only have about 20 seconds. How many members do you have now? You started the 9/12 project in Delaware. How many members now do you have?

RUSS: The 9/12 Delaware Patriots have about 2200 members.

GLENN: One person makes a difference.

RUSS: That's what we're telling everybody.

GLENN: 9/12 Delaware Patriots, keep it up. Keep it up. God bless you.

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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