Beck Blog: The Marconi Arrives


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Glenn holding the Marconi Award for "Syndicated Personality of the Year"--he opened the 'package' around 11:15 am and the Award NEVER left his hands until 8:30 pm

Glenn graciously permitted Stu to hold his cherished Marconi Award and then spent the rest of the day asking Stu how many Marconis Stu had received and wouldn't leave until Stu replied 'none'

Adam and Glenn walking in downtown Manhattan with Glenn carrying his recently earned Marconi Award under his right arm. I've seen Glenn misplace his wallet and eyeglasses but there was no way the Marconi was going missing

Glenn riding in the elevator with his Marconi Award

Glenn found a nice out-of-the-way place to place his Marconi Award. The Christmas Sweater Tour Manager, Rich Bonn, is literally telling himself, "I can't believe Glenn brought that here??@@?!!"



I hope Glenn remembered to deactivate the airbag!

Behind-the-Scenes - Glenn Receives the Marconi Award

Blogging by Joe Kerry

Glenn said two things to Stu when he arrived at Radio City on Monday morning:  “we are possibly on the brink of a major economic catastrophe” and “did the package arrive”.

Stu was prepared for the ‘economic catastrophe’ remark but neither of us knew how to respond to his ‘package’ question.  We didn’t have to wait long for the answer because the ‘package’ was hand-delivered and Glenn ripped into it like a kid at Christmas tearing into wrapped packages.  Inside was the 2008 National Association of Broadcasters “Syndicated Personality of the Year” Marconi Award (see photo).

The Marconi Award is radio’s equivalent of a television Emmy or Hollywood Oscar.  It’s a big deal.  Such a big deal that I was surprised I never heard Glenn talk about being a nominee or talk about how hard he worked or how much he wanted to receive it.  I didn’t even know Glenn was a nominee.  He never talked or asked about it.  It was only when the ‘package’ arrived that I learned he was chosen to receive radio’s highest honor.

Glenn may not have made a ‘big deal’ about the Award before it arrived but I can tell you how much it meant to him because since its arrival this morning it has not left his hands, except when his television program was filmed.

After the television program, Glenn had to attend  singing auditions for his upcoming tour, A Christmas Sweater.  As he was preparing to walk to the singer auditions, Glenn tucked the Marconi Award under his arm.  Adam asked Glenn if he really wanted to bring the Marconi Award to the auditions.  The conversation went like this:

ADAM:  Glenn, why don’t you leave the award here.  It’s glass and it’ll be safer here.

GLENN:  No, it’s okay, I’ll just take it in the box.  Besides we’re going directly home from the auditions and I want to bring it home.

ADAM:  Actually, we’re coming back to CNN, so why don’t you leave the Marconi and the box in your office.

GLENN:  We’re coming back here?  Oh.  That’s okay, I still want to take it with me.

So, as we walked down the crowded streets of Manhattan on our way to the Christmas Sweater singer auditions, Glenn carried the Marconi tightly packaged in the box it arrived in (see photo).

I thought Glenn’s attention to the Marconi Award would end once we arrived in the room where the auditions would take place—and I was literally a heartbeat away from finally seeing Glenn part with the Award when one of the tour’s producers asked Glenn, “what’s in the box?”  That’s all Glenn needed.  Out came the Marconi Award, where it was immediately placed in an out-of-the-way unobtrusive place where it wouldn’t get in the way (see photo).

As an aside I have to tell you that The Christmas Sweater singing auditions were incredible.  Over 300 singers applied for this particular position and that talent pool was narrowed to six finalists.  Each singer brought such power and emotion.  I don’t know how Glenn is going to make a final decision.

On several occasions I looked over at Glenn during the auditions.  The best way I can describe how he looked is to ask if you have ever been so swept-up in the emotion of a song that you become oblivious to your surroundings.  That’s how he looked, he was in the room but his mind and heart were somewhere else-making a connection to the singer.

As we were packing-up, Glenn gingerly put the Marconi Award back into the box and I started to pack my backpack.  Adam, like usual, was already to go and waiting.  It looked like it would be an early night until one of the shows producers (yes, the same one who asked what was in the box) asked, “Glenn, you seem to know a lot about the stock market, would you invest right now?”

At first I thought it was a trick question.  The type of question that’s asked but really doesn’t have to be answered.  One look at the producer’s face immediately told me that the question was asked in earnestness.

As the question lingered in the air, waiting to be answered, I thought to myself that the poor soul who asked the question really had no idea of what was heading his way.  He had no idea of the torrent of economic data that would soon fill his ears or the virtual economic tsunami of doom and that he would shortly find himself in the midst of--all triggered by his unassuming 15 word question.

This poor man was about to be told that the entire capitalist system he was born into was coming to a possible end and that we would all soon be wearing grapefruit rinds for shoes while making our own soap from Drum fish caught on fishhooks fashioned from our belt buckles.  I don’t know how it happened, but somehow their conversation ended on a positive note.

With that, we headed back to CNN where Glenn created one more opportunity to show the Marconi Award.  When we got to his car he took it out of the box and placed it securely on the front seat (see photos).  The only question I have now is whether or not Glenn took the Marconi Award to bed—but there are some questions that best go unanswered and we’ll put this question into that category.

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What is actually in Texas' new GOP-led voting bill? Nearly every Texas House Democrat fled the state to block its passage, calling it racist and oppressive, and President Joe Biden backed them as well.

But Texas Gov. Greg Abbott (R) joined Glenn Beck on the radio program Friday to set the record straight and call out the lies: All of these claims are "completely false." He also explained his promise to "arrest" the Texas House Democrats when they return to the Lone Star State.

"What is in the bill is completely different than what they're saying, what Kamala Harris is saying, what President Biden is saying. What's in the bill actually increases the number of hours that people have to vote in the state of Texas. In the state of Texas, we have at least 12 days of early voting, and we are adding hours to those days. And on top of that, we are giving people time off from work to be able to vote. Bottom line, we're making it easier to vote in the state of Texas," Gov Abbott explained.

"In comparison, Delaware — the state that President Biden votes in — has exactly zero hours of early voting," he added. "That said, there is one thing that we're doing in the state of Texas, and that is we're making sure we tighten the reins on mail-in ballots that can lead to voter fraud. And it's not me saying that. It's a federal judge, appointed by Barack Obama, in Corpus Christi, Texas, who wrote in a legal opinion that voter fraud occurs, quote, in abundance as it concerns mail-in ballots. We know. Texans know. There is fraud in mail-in ballots in the state of Texas. It must be fixed. That's one thing we're trying to do. That being said, all these claims that we're denying people the right to vote and yada, yada, yada, are completely false."

Abbott went on to discuss the much-debated voter ID laws in Texas and to explain why Democrats insist on calling basic voter ID requirements "racist."

"When Democrats do not have truth on their side, they resort to one single word and that is 'racism' ... Texas implemented voter ID almost a decade ago, and when we went through that fight, what word did they use? Racism," he said. "Guess what? After Texas imposed voter ID requirements in the state of Texas, there have been more people voting and more people of color who went to vote. Voting didn't get harder. It got easier and more abundant in the state of Texas. And so, once again, Democrats have absolutely no legal standing, other than to say, 'racism.'"

Glenn asked Gov. Abbott to explain his pledge to "arrest" the Democratic lawmakers that fled once they return to Texas.

"Let me explain how this works. So, whenever there is a break of quorum, which is what is happening now — meaning there is not a sufficient number of people who are showing up to the Texas House of Representatives for the Texas House to engage in business. Whenever there's a quorum break like that, the House issues what's called a 'call on the House.' And when that happens, the sergeant-at-arms is authorized to work with the Texas Department of Public Safety, to — you can call it arrest, apprehend, whatever you want to call it — any of the members who are not in the Texas House of Representatives and bring them to the Texas House where they will be 'cabined' with no ability to leave the Texas House chamber, without a permission slip from the speaker."

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Our Fourth Amendment, which protects our right to privacy, has never been in more danger. Journalist Lara Logan joined Glenn Beck on the radio program Thursday to explain how the digital world has given leaders — both in government and corporations — the ability to not only spy on Americans, but to track their patterns of behavior, too.

Lara explained why, even if you think you have nothing to hide, you should be very concerned. Because these digital "human terrain maps" could be used to manipulate you in any way those in control see fit.

"The purpose of your privacy is much more than just being out of public view," Lara said. "There is really nothing that's more central to our democracy than the right to privacy. I mean, all of the rights in the Constitution have a real purpose, and a real value, and if we allow people to take them away from us, we voluntarily are surrendering that. We are lambs to the slaughter.

"They're not just looking at what you have to hide. They're looking to manipulate you into doing what they want. These are control systems. That's what they are," Lara explained. "What they do with the information is they create a 'human terrain map' for every single person on the planet, anyone within a digital signature or within their reach. They are creating a human terrain map that can be used against you, by anyone."

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Who were the people and groups involved with coronavirus research, and what really went down before and after the pandemic began? On "Glenn TV" this week, Glenn Beck heads to the chalkboard to outline a tale of negligence and then, coverup. The elites of the world - the people calling themselves experts - trusted the Chinese Communist Party with one of the most dangerous weapons we can imagine on this planet--a virus.

Glenn reveals who was involved in a definitive timeline, and argues: If proof of a lab leak does come out, the worlds needs to know EVERYONE that was involved. We must expose the coverup and attempt to control the narrative of the pandemic origins. Everyone from Big Tech, the media, the Chinese and even our own government have been involved. What lies behind the coverup could reveal the dirty secret that, in order to cut corners, the academic elites and government entrusted Communist China with a civilization-killing virus.

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BlazeTV host Mark Levin said his new book, "American Marxism," provides proof that we're not just facing a coming Marxist revolution — it's already here.

Many Americans remain unconvinced, believing recent moves from the far left and the Democratic Party are just passing phases. But this is not a "fad," Levin told Glenn Beck on the radio program Tuesday.

"This isn't progressivism, or social activism, or democratic socialism. This is Marxism. Now, it may not be Marxism in every particular. But it's an Americanized form of Marxism," Levin explained.

"You need to pay attention to what's taking place ... You've seen it with your own two eyes. You saw the riots all summer long. You saw Black Lives Matter, which is headed by an openly proud Marxist. You see Antifa, which is a Marxist anarchist organization. You see the media, that you have been watching and reading, endorse every single one of these movements," he added.

"People have been brainwashed, or ... haven't been paying attention. They view this as a passing fad," Levin went on to say. "It's not. We all need to wake up to this. And if we have little differences, moderate Democrats, Libertarians and so forth, you better put them aside right now. Because we have a common enemy. I say enemy, not opponent. Not adversary. Enemy. And we need to be focused on defeating that enemy, rather than fighting among ourselves."

Watch the video clip below to hear Mark Levin explain how our individual freedoms are in serious jeopardy:

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