Glenn Beck: Bat Doctors without Borders


Bat Doctors without Borders T-shirt

Did you know that every single day in America, innocent bats are slaughtered by deadly wind turbines? And all for the sake of big wind. Are you outraged and wishing there was something you could do to help the poor blind bats? Us too. That’s why Evil Conservative Industries has partnered with Bat Doctors without Borders to raise money. Each dollar of profit made on the sale of these shirts will go directly to Evil Conservative Industries. Do your part -- buy a "Bat Doctors without Borders" shirt today.

GLENN: She might have, she might be a very fatty diet for the lions. I don't know. She's in pretty good shape but you never know what she's been putting into her body. She might be eating a lot of transfats. You got that going for you. Maybe she works out a lot but she's eating a lot of transfats. Maybe she is not high enough in fiber for the diets, you know.

Yesterday we told you about the yesterday we told you about the fats and how you are just not going to be able to get wind power now because these windmills, they are killing bats. And it's not that bats are flying into them. But the animal kingdom's only true handicapped animal, one that you, because you're such a specist, hat bats being killed.

Stu, you've done a little you put together a little

STU: A plea, a plea to the people.

GLENN: They are being killed, and it's because of these windmills and these wind farms that are being proposed. It actually sucks the air. It changes the air pressure around these windmills and it collapses their lungs. So they are dying. And we just found out about it and we'd like you to help.

VOICE: There's a killer on the loose, murdering thousands while making its victims suffer, leaving them in so much pain, they are begging for death. Outraged? You should be. Because thousands of innocent bats are being slaughtered every single day. Still outraged? Why not. What do you have against bats? What do you have against the vision impaired? Why do you hate blind people I mean bats so much? It wasn't their choice to be born without eyes. Or do you just hate them because they are black. If you can't get past your hate mongerism, maybe this will work. Less bats, more bugs. More bats, less bugs. Find out how you can help a bat today get something they've never had: Eyes. Sure, suddenly being able to see might screw with their sonar and stuff but at least we will feel better about ourselves. Look for a Bat Doctors Without Borders at an Internet near you, or at GlennBeck.com. And remember with the purchase of a Bat Doctors Without Borders T shirt or a bag of 10,000 pounds of eyes, Evil Conservative Industries will idle its fleet of private jets for one hour in your name. It's Bat Doctors Without Borders. For the bats, for the Earth.

GLENN: Here's the thing. We have talked to bat doctors... Bat Doctors Without Borders and this is only for this week until the convention is over. We are selling their T shirt online at GlennBeck.com, and I believe with that you get a certificate where it's like a donor's card and what we're asking is that if your child has a hamster or a mouse or something like that with the little eyes, maybe one of those big Molly fish, you know what I mean? Any animal with big eyes, we would like you to fill out an eye donor card and then you just keep it with your pet. So if your, let's say your hamster gets into a car accident it could happen they immediately take the eyes of your hamster out and they put them in a little teeny Bat Doctors Without Borders styrofoam, made entirely out of styrofoam, little teeny case and they fly it to wherever bats, you know, don't have the opportunity for free healthcare and we transplant their God given unworkable eyes. Blind as a bat, you think it's funny; they don't. And we transplant the bat eyes with hamster eyes. So please don't let your hamster or your mouse eyes, you know, or your Molly fish eyes go to waste, please. Recycle, reuse, renew. Bat Doctors Without Borders. And I appreciate all the support on helping us raise all of these eyes and the pounds of carbon as we

STU: Yeah, Glenn, you should know, too, that each bag of eyes will be individually broken up into the little styrofoam containers that you talked about.

GLENN: Yeah.

STU: And they will be shipped by themselves in a 747, each individual little mini case.

GLENN: I want you to know, too, that ice makers are busy right now preparing for all the hamster eyes that we're expecting to receive and they're going to be put in the little teeny styrofoam organ, bat organ containers. And one little ice cube goes on top of that eye.

STU: This is just one eye in the bag? This is a bag

GLENN: You said that they were individually separated.

STU: Well, but they're individually separated in the containers. So it's not a bag of eye. It's a styrofoam container of eye.

GLENN: Oh, you've got to put a plastic bag around that eye.

STU: But we have the ice to cool it.

GLENN: No, you put that in a bag. You put the eye in a little teeny Ziploc bag.

STU: Like the ones for drugs?

GLENN: We have to have what we have to have is what we have to have are little teeny, I don't know, maybe some sort of slave children that have small enough hands to take the bat eye and put it into the teeny Ziploc bag.

STU: I'm sure we can go right to Evil Conservative Industries. They have a lot of sweatshops around the world.

GLENN: Now, Evil Conservative Industries, I understand that they have stepped to the plate and they have donated every bit of do you have the carbon output of the

STU: So far?

GLENN: Of the plane? What I've understood is they are going to match is this tomorrow that they're matching pound for pound every pound of carbon, they will match pound for pound and they will donate all of their carbon output for Evil Conservative Industries, and they will just donate it not only, not only for, you know, Bat Doctors Without Borders but also they will donate it to onset the carbon offsets for Denver.

STU: Yeah, it really is it's sad, Glenn. And by the way, our raising of carbon, we're still just over 3 million pounds of carbon. We're 67 million pounds away and we really only have like

GLENN: We need your help.

STU: We really do. We only have a couple of days. I thought this audience would step up.

GLENN: Well, listen. Those Bat Doctors Without Borders, because America, of course, killing bats by using wind turbines. It's got to stop. Check it out at GlennBeck.com. Picture of the day.


 

Beto's BACK! And now he's imparting all of his PRICELESS wisdom to the next generation...

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Since November, Americans have been on the edge of their seats wondering just what will Beto O’Rourke do next? How will he follow up losing a U.S. Senate race, dropping out of the U.S. presidential race, and then losing the Texas governor’s race? How do you top a trifecta like that?

Well, now we finally know the answer. He’s going to be a professor this semester at the University of Chicago. And not a moment too soon. Professor Beto will be teaching college students about Democracy… which is a terrifying idea.

Fortunately, we got our hands on an advanced copy of Professor Beto’s course syllabus…

Syllabus

Course Title:

Failing Upward 101: How to Succeed in Life Without Really Trying

Session 1

Cultural Appropriation: Why It’s Wrong and Why You Should Also Try It

Session 2

Converting White Guilt into Cold Hard Cash

Session 3

Marrying Wealth: The Underrated Value of Money Over Love

Session 4

Ensuring a Woman’s Right to Choose Abortion Every Time

Session 5

Campaigning as a Career Path (Special Guest Lecturer – Stacey Abrams)

Session 6

Effin’ Fundamentals: Winning Techniques for Swearing Good

Session 7

Squirrels Are People Too: Animal Rehab as Spiritual Discipline

Session 8

Abolishing Republicans in Our Lifetime: Gulags and Other Viable Options

Session 9

The Subtle Art of Caring Too Much: Why Socialism Rocks!

Session 10

Style Over Substance: My Foolproof Life Hack

Today, Glenn talked with San Fransicko author and "Twitter Files" reporter, Michael Schellenberger about the threat Elon Musk poses to the global elite's monopoly over free speech—and Musk agreed!

Replying to Glenn's tweet, Musk wrote, "Citizen journalism is vital to the future of civilization."

The Twitter files have exposed the revolving door between big government and big tech to control the media narrative for their own benefit. Hopefully this will inspire structural change to put free speech on social media back in the hands of the people rather than just the elites!

15 MLK quotes the far-left does NOT want you to read

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While members of the far-left often herald Martin Luther King Jr. as an emblem of their movement, it is ironic that many of MLK's core values and teachings are at odds with their values. On this day when we honor Martin Luther King Jr., one of America's most articulate and transformational leaders, it is important that we remember his teachings as they truly were, and not what the modern-left would like them to be. Here are 15 of MLK's most impactful quotes the far-left would like you to forget.

MLK was a firm believer in non-violent demonstration, unlike ANTIFA and many of the modern-left movements today. He also taught the motivation behind these non-violent movements should be love, not hate.

1. I have earnestly worked and preached against violent tension, but there is a type of constructive nonviolent tension that is necessary for growth. Just as Socrates felt that it was necessary to create a tension in the mind so that individuals could rise from the bondage of myths and half-truths to the unfettered realm of creative analysis and objective appraisal, we must see the need of having nonviolent gadflies to create the kind of tension in society that will help men to rise from the dark depths of prejudice and racism to the majestic heights of understanding and brotherhood. So, the purpose of direct action is to create a situation so crisis-packed that it will inevitably open the door to negotiation.—Letter from Birmingham Jail, 1963
2. After contemplation, I conclude that this award which I receive on behalf of that movement is a profound recognition that nonviolence is the answer to the crucial political and moral question of our time – the need for man to overcome oppression and violence without resorting to violence and oppression. Civilization and violence are antithetical concepts.—Nobel Prize acceptance speech, 1964
3. Let us not seek to satisfy our thirst for freedom by drinking from the cup of bitterness and hatred. We must forever conduct our struggle on the high plane of dignity and discipline. We must not allow our creative protest to degenerate into physical violence.—"I Have a Dream" speech, 1963
4. Sooner or later all the people of the world will have to discover a way to live together in peace, and thereby transform this pending cosmic elegy into a creative psalm of brotherhood. If this is to be achieved, man must evolve for all human conflict a method which rejects revenge, aggression and retaliation. The foundation of such a method is love.—Nobel Prize acceptance speech, 1964
5. I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word in reality. This is why right temporarily defeated is stronger than evil triumphant.—Nobel Prize acceptance speech, 1964
6. I still believe that one day mankind will bow before the altars of God and be crowned triumphant over war and bloodshed, and nonviolent redemptive good will proclaim the rule of the land. “And the lion and the lamb shall lie down together and every man shall sit under his own vine and fig tree and none shall be afraid.”—Nobel Prize acceptance speech, 1964

MLK believed just laws are derived from God's law alone. He defined unjust laws as those that do not treat all men equally in dignity, as God's law requires. Civil disobedience is only justified when it involves breaking an unjust law in pursuit of moral law, he taught.

7. How does one determine when a law is just or unjust? A just law is a man-made code that squares with the moral law, or the law of God. An unjust law is a code that is out of harmony with the moral law. To put it in the terms of St. Thomas Aquinas, an unjust law is a human law that is not rooted in eternal and natural law.—Letter from Birmingham Jail, 1963
8. Any law that degrades human personality is unjust. All segregation statutes are unjust because segregation distorts the soul and damages the personality. It gives the segregator a false sense of superiority and the segregated a false sense of inferiority. To use the words of Martin Buber, the great Jewish philosopher, segregation substitutes an "I - it" relationship for the "I - thou" relationship and ends up relegating persons to the status of things.—Letter from Birmingham Jail, 1963
9. We can never forget that everything Hitler did in Germany was "legal" and everything the Hungarian freedom fighters did in Hungary was "illegal." It was "illegal" to aid and comfort a Jew in Hitler's Germany. But I am sure that if I had lived in Germany during that time, I would have aided and comforted my Jewish brothers even though it was illegal. If I lived in a Communist country today where certain principles dear to the Christian faith are suppressed, I believe I would openly advocate disobeying these anti-religious laws—Letter from Birmingham Jail, 1963

MLK did NOT hate America. On the contrary, he loved America's founding principles and fought for the equal application rights of principles and America's Judeo-Christian heritage. He was hopeful rather than hateful of the future of America and mankind.

10. So even though we face the difficulties of today and tomorrow, I still have a dream. It is a dream deeply rooted in the American dream. I have a dream that one day this nation will rise up and live out the true meaning of its creed: We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal."I Have a Dream" speech, 1963
11. One day the South will know that when these disinherited children of God sat down at lunch counters they were in reality standing up for the best in the American dream and the most sacred values in our Judeo-Christian heritage.—Letter from Birmingham Jail, 1963
12. When the architects of our republic wrote the magnificent words of the Constitution and the Declaration of Independence, they were signing a promissory note to which every American was to fall heir. This note was a promise that all men — yes, Black men as well as white men — would be guaranteed the unalienable rights of life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness.—"I Have a Dream" speech, 1963
13. I accept this award today with an abiding faith in America and an audacious faith in the future of mankind. I refuse to accept despair as the final response to the ambiguities of history. I refuse to accept the idea that the “isness” of man’s present nature makes him morally incapable of reaching up for the eternal “oughtness” that forever confronts him.—Nobel Prize acceptance speech, 1964

Unlike Critical Race Theory and modern leftist movement, MLK fought against applying special privileges to a particular race. Instead, MLK dreamed of both black and white people living together in love and brotherhood as equals.

14. I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin but by the content of their character.—"I Have a Dream" speech, 1963
15. When this happens, and when we allow freedom ring, when we let it ring from every village and every hamlet, from every state and every city, we will be able to speed up that day when all of God's children, Black men and white men, Jews and Gentiles, Protestants and Catholics, will be able to join hands and sing in the words of the old Negro spiritual: Free at last. Free at last. Thank God almighty, we are free at last.—"I Have a Dream" speech, 1963

THIS heals your brain, and it contradicts our 'self-help' culture

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Glenn has been discussing the correlation between the "me-centered" culture and the rise in cases of mental illnesses. Could it be that turning our focus away from ourselves and toward others could help our mental health epidemic? Recent studies indicate, YES.

Indiana University psychology professors Dr. Joshua Brown and Dr. Joel Wong conducted a study that found the practice of gratitude expedites recovery for mental illness patients seeking psychological therapy. Their findings are pretty astonishing.

Patients who adopted a gratitude practice showed significantly more progress than those who didn't.

Brown and Wong's study followed nearly 300 adults, mostly college students, who were seeking mental health counseling at a university. Most of the participants reported critically low mental health when the study began, the majority of whom were seeking treatment for either anxiety, depression, or both.

The participants were then randomly assigned into one of three groups while receiving counseling services. The first group was instructed to write one letter of gratitude to another person each week for three weeks. The second group, on the other hand, was asked to write about their deepest thoughts and feelings about negative experiences. The third group was not assigned any writing activity in addition to counseling. What did they discover?

Those who wrote gratitude letters reported significantly better mental health after four weeks compared with the participants who wrote about negative experiences or only received counseling. Moreover, those who wrote gratitude letters reported that the improvements to their mental health persisted 12 weeks after their writing exercise ended.

This study demonstrates the incredible, healing impact of gratitude on patients with critical mental illnesses. So how does gratitude actually change your brain? Brown and Wong explained the science behind it.

"Gratitude unshackles toxic emotions."

Practicing gratitude releases toxic thoughts and language and replaces them with positive language. When studying the writing samples from the two groups, Brown and Wong discovered that those in the gratitude writing group used a higher percentage of "positive emotion words" and a lower proportion of "negative emotion words" than those in the other writing group. The study showed that the practice of gratitude allows people to process negative emotions where they can be released and replaced through positive emotions.

Gratitude changes your focus from "I" to "we."

Brown and Wong also said they looked for the repetition of "we" as opposed to "I" in the writing samples as evidence of a positive emotional change. Repetition of the word "I" indicated the writer was internally focused on their negative emotions while repeated use of the word "we," on the other hand, was evidence that the writer was grounded in the world outside of their internal emotions. Gratitude practice forced participants to look past their current circumstance and examine how they were a part of their social circles in a positive way. This, according to Brown and Wong, turned out to be extremely healing.

Gratitude is counter-cultural.

Glenn has been discussing the state of our "me-centered" culture and its detriments on our mental health. In 2022, Glenn rightly said "we have built a society that does NOT connect" and that "humans need human interaction. Humans need to develop compassion. Humans need positive input."

Is it any coincidence mental health is at an all-time low and suicide rates have risen 30 percent in 2022? Perhaps our "me-centered" culture is one of the key causes of our isolation and loneliness, and turning our focus toward the world around us, as Brown and Wong's study suggests, is the start of building a happy and fulfilling life.