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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Award-winning investigative journalist Lara Logan joined Glenn Beck on the radio program this week to argue the Biden administration's border crisis is "enabling" drug cartels, allowing them to exploit migrants, use border wall construction roads, and cross the border much more easily.

Lara, who has witnessed and experienced firsthand some of the worst violence around the world as a war correspondent for CBS News, told Glenn it's "not an overstatement" to call the cartels in Mexico "the most violent and powerful criminal organizations on the face of the earth." And while they're "at war with us, we've been asleep at the wheel."

But Lara also offers solutions that the U.S. can enact to stop these horrific atrocities.

"There's more than 30,000 Mexican civilians who are massacred every year in Mexico by the cartels. And that's just the bodies that the Mexican government owns up to or knows about, right?" Lara said. "There's Mexicans buried in unmarked mass graves all across the country. I mean, everyone knows that the violence of the cartels is not like anything anyone has ever seen before. It even pales in comparison to, at times, to what terrorist groups like ISIS have done."

Lara went on to explain some of the unspeakable acts of violence and murder that occur at the hands of the Mexican cartels — 98% of which go uninvestigated.

"That's not unprosecuted, Glenn. That's uninvestigated," Lara emphasized. "[Cartels] operate with impunity. So the law enforcement guy, the policemen, the marine, the National Guardsmen, who are trying to do the right thing, who are not in the pocket of the cartels — what chance do those guys have? They've got no chance. You know where they end up? In one of those unmarked graves."

Watch the video below to catch more of the conversation:

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Have you noticed an insane number of companies "going woke" lately? There's a big reason for why this is happening NOW, and it's not just virtue-signaling. Big corporations, one by one, are pulling the trigger on an initiative that has been in the works for about a decade.

On Glenn TV this week, Glenn Beck exposes the framework that was built and inserted into business schools all across the countries. Critical race theory, gender, and "social justice" were given a higher priority than just doing good business.

Glenn has the documents that reveal what's coming to YOUR business or the company you work for and what will happen to companies that don't comply. And what started out as an indoctrination at the university level is now being taught in public schools K-12. They're teaching our kids to be equity activists right under our noses, and the indoctrination is working.

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First, President Joe Biden nixed the Keystone XL Pipeline, driving the price at the pump through the roof. Now, Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg has floated the idea of taxing every mile you drive as a way to pay for Biden's massive infrastructure spending proposal. So much for buying an electric car to save money at the pump. It's almost as if they want you to feel the coming pain as deeply as possible.

Watch the video clip below to see Glenn Beck and producer Stu Burguiere react to the Biden administration's latest plan for taking more of your money:

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California's Board of Education voted unanimously to approve a new, multi-million-dollar Ethnic Studies Model Curriculum, which will be offered statewide with many of the state's largest school districts making it a requirement for graduation. According to National Review, the curriculum is "probably the most radical, polemical, and ideologically loaded educational document ever offered up for public consideration in the free world."

On the radio program Tuesday, Glenn Beck reacted to the newly approved curriculum, calling it "the craziest, most terrifying story I have ever had to report."

Glenn read an excerpt from the National Review report describing the curriculum:

Students are to be taught that white Christian settlers committed "theocide" against indigenous tribes when they arrived in the New World by murdering Native American gods and replacing them with the Christian God. According to the curriculum, this replacement ushered in a regime defined by "coloniality, dehumanization, and genocide," and the "explicit erasure and replacement of holistic Indigeneity and humanity." But all is not lost, we are told. For students will learn that they have the power and the responsibility to build a social order defined by "countergenocide," which will eventually supplant the last vestiges of colonial Christianity and pave the way for the "regeneration of indigenous epistemic and cultural futurity."

Students first clap and chant to the god Tezkatlipoka — whom the Aztecs traditionally worshipped with human sacrifice and cannibalism — asking him for the power to be "warriors" for "social justice." Next, the students chant to the gods Quetzalcoatl, Huitzilopochtli, and Xipe Totek, seeking "healing epistemologies" and "a revolutionary spirit." Huitzilopochtli, in particular, is the Aztec deity of war and inspired hundreds of thousands of human sacrifices during Aztec rule. Finally, the chant comes to a climax with a request for "liberation, transformation, [and] decolonization," after which students shout "Panche beh! Panche beh!" in pursuit of ultimate "critical consciousness."

Glenn explained some of the horrifying details of the Aztec worship traditions California's educators and administrators seek to "regenerate," including human sacrifice by the tens of thousands, cannibalism, and the severe and prolonged torture and sacrifice of children.

"Those are the gods that they [the Board of Education in California] think really need to be worshiped and brought back in our understanding because that whole Christian God was only about 'oppression'," Glenn said sardonically.

"Gang, we are in biblical-sized trouble," he added. "We are under attack from the forces of darkness unlike anything I've ever seen before ... because the soul of our nation, and the soul of children, is at stake."

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