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GLENN: I've got an Obama supporter on the phone. His name is Stan. He's from Rochester. Hello, Stan, how are you?

CALLER: It's hard to say, you know --

GLENN: No, no. That's not the question. Let's have a decent conversation with each other, Stan. How are you?

CALLER: I'm fine.

GLENN: Thank you for listening and thank you for holding.

CALLER: Okay. Your screener told me to get right to the point. I'm sorry.

GLENN: You are the one caller who actually has done it. I'm sorry for calling you out on that. Go ahead, Stan.

CALLER: Well, I just want to say the right wing is handing this election to Obama and I'll tell you why I think they are.

GLENN: All right.

CALLER: Is we've all done things in our lives that we're ashamed of, you know.

GLENN: Sure. You've hung out --

CALLER: I'm a recovering alcoholic the same as you.

GLENN: Yes, sir.

CALLER: And I'm sure during the time of our disease, we've done things that we're ashamed of.

GLENN: Yeah.

CALLER: We've had associations that we were ashamed of.

GLENN: Yeah.

CALLER: And the electorate is smart and they have all suffered from, you know, exaggerated stories about ourselves. You know, you take a little fact and then exaggerate it into something that's --

GLENN: Okay. Well, let's go through some of these, Stan, because this is a really good thing. I'm an alcoholic, you are an alcoholic, we can relate to doing things and being with people that, you know, we regret now. William Ayers, bombed the Pentagon, unrepentant bomber. It was printed on September 11th in the New York Times that the only thing he wished he could have done more of is bombing, he is sorry he didn't do more.

CALLER: That's an association that Obama's probably sorry for. You know, the same way we associate it with people during our disease that we would be sorry for.

GLENN: Oh, okay. So okay, we can relate. I'm an alcoholic. I don't have any terrorist friends. Are you an alcoholic? Do you have any terrorist friends?

CALLER: I don't know what my friends have done in the past. Like I said during the time --

GLENN: Hang on just a second. But he does know.

CALLER: Well, he doesn't hang out with them anymore.

GLENN: Oh, okay. But he knew at the time, he just said this last week. First it was he didn't know -- I'm sorry. First it was somebody in the neighborhood, then it was somebody that he just kind of knew and then it was, okay, well, I did announce but it wasn't a party for me. It was from somebody else and then everybody denied that. And he said, okay, that was a party for me but I just, I did know but I just thought he -- you know, I thought he was past that bombing part in his life and he was rehabilitated.

CALLER: Well, sure. I mean, you know, I had friends that I hung out with that were in jail for Mafia activities, you know.

GLENN: But you were -- but that's when you were drunk.

CALLER: Well, yeah. But I mean, now that they get out of jail and they are reformed.

GLENN: Okay, I know.

CALLER: And they don't do anything anymore, that's an association.

GLENN: Absolutely. I'm an alcoholic and I did a lot of things when I was drunk that I regret. You are an alcoholic I think is your point and you've done a lot of things when you were drunk that you regret. He was on a board with William Ayers, the terrorist that he knew but thought was repentant is the latest story. And he says that -- you know, but one of the things he did and doesn't regret it starting the UN school. Do you have a problem with the UN school, starting a school based on the principles of the United Nations and not an American school but the UN school?

CALLER: To be honest with you, Glenn, I'm not familiar with the UN school.

GLENN: Let's just say, let's just say that, you know, do you need any more than, it's a school based on the principles and the ideologies of the United Nations, not the United States.

CALLER: I understand you're going into facts, but my point of the call was to say that those are -- the electorate is looking at past associations. We don't have all the facts. We don't know what's in the man's heart, you know?

GLENN: No, you are right, we don't know what's in the man's heart, Stan but, see, here's the difference between you and me as an alcoholic and Barack Obama. You and I were drunk when we were doing things like that and we changed our lives. Now, Barack Obama has not had a pivot point. He has not said he extolls the gentleman who was his mentor and role model, a guy who has a 600-page FBI file. He is a Soviet Communist with a capital C. Frank Marshall Davis, that was his mentor growing up. He doesn't say, oh, well, he was a communist and boy, that was really bad. He just says he was a great man and he learned a lot from him. This man has never said, I had a pivot point. I've been hanging out with socialists and Marxists and communists my whole life and that's what he has been.

CALLER: Didn't William Ayers change his life and become a professor?

GLENN: No. Change his life? Read some of his books that he's currently publishing where he says that juveniles should not be punished or held responsible. He still claims this is back in I think 2003 that he is a communist with a small C which I believe means that he just doesn't shoot people if you disagree with him, anymore.

CALLER: Back to my original point of the call. That's what I'm saying about the electorate. The electorate understands that past relationships --

GLENN: Past relationships mean something, Stan, if you don't have a pivot point.

CALLER: Have you extolled all the people in your past that have --

GLENN: What about -- but I have a pivot point, Frank, and so do you -- or Stan, and so do you.

CALLER: What's your pivot point?

GLENN: My pivot point is sitting at the breakfast table with my children lying to them because I blacked out and I couldn't remember the story that I told them the night before. That was the moment that I said, I can't live this way anymore; I've got to change my life. What was Barack Obama's pivot point? Was it with Jeremiah Wright? We know it was, "Uh-oh, now they've got the tapes and the evidence of it and I better say something." That's when he pivoted. But he never denied the theology of that church. Just Reverend Wright. That was his pivot point on Reverend Wright, not the theology. And the theology is Marxism. He hasn't pivoted on William Ayers, on the things that he did, the things that he taught, the things that he talked about. Nobody has asked him about the communist with a small C. All he has said is, "Oh, well, I thought he was a repentant terrorist." Well, he wasn't, and everybody in his life knew he wasn't. And if you read any of his current works, you'd know that.

But let's just not dwell on William Ayers. Let's dwell on Tony Rezco, the time that he knew that it was bad was when he got caught. That was his pivot point on that one. His pivot point always seems to be when he gets caught. It's not a blanket pivot point, Stan, like an alcoholic's. An alcoholic's pivot point comes when you are down on the ground and you realize you have nothing to lose, except your life, and the only way you can turn your life around is if you change fundamentally. He hasn't changed fundamentally.

CALLER: See, what I'm doing here is I'm an Obama supporter and I'm not attacking McCain's character or his relationships in his past and the years he's been in the Senate.

GLENN: Stan, you need to -- you are going to make me drink. Do you understand -- Stan --

CALLER: Don't pick it up.

GLENN: Done listen to me -- don't give me the alcoholic nonsense. Listen to me, Stan. You don't stop judging -- you said it yourself. We don't know what's in the heart of a man, right?

CALLER: I don't, I don't judge a man by one incident in his life.

GLENN: I'm not judging him on one incident in his life, either. I'm judging him on ten, pretty big ones, Stan, ten! Pretty big ones!

CALLER: What has he done? What has he done?

GLENN: Good Lord, what hasn't he done? The latest one is ACORN. He just gave $800,000 to community outreaches to help him, you know, get out the vote, except that's not what he said. He said that it was $800,000 for lighting, stages and sound. When he got caught lying, then he said, "Okay, oh, no, it was for community outreach," and we find out that $86,000 went to ACORN. They are involved now in voter fraud. Good Lord, man, how much more do you need?

CALLER: Didn't McCain make his speech before ACORN? Didn't he praise them? I seen him --

GLENN: That's not the same as giving a speech, Stan. It's not -- I'm going to hang up on you because I'm going to drink. Jack Daniels, deliver a case of alcohol to me! It's not the same -- Stu, help me. Help me.

STU: The only way I can help you is getting you that Jack Daniels which we're now sending for.

GLENN: Please send me, I -- you know what? I used to drink at least a gallon a week. Send me a gallon. Let's start at the top.

Joe Biden's administration is getting ready for something historic, but we're all being distracted. And now that Biden has hired at least 14 former or current executives from Big Tech — experts at colluding to censor unflattering news about Biden — Americans must be laser-focused on what's coming.

On January 20, the most corrupt president in American history will be inaugurated, and it looks like some of his cabinet choices were picked specifically so everything just – poof – goes away. The administration nominees appear to be all about preserving corruption, crony capitalism, and executing a Great Reset. Those same people also have one more thing in common: Ukraine.

On his Wednesday night special this week, Glenn exposes their radical agenda in their own words and gives U.S. senators the questions they must ask before confirming corrupt nominees to some of the highest offices in the country.


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I want to talk to you about something that probably didn't make a lot of sense a long time ago. In fact, I can't tell you how many program directors and how many stations threatened to cancel. Or how many calls I got from the average listener saying; What the hell are you even talking about when I talked about, the leadership of Martin Luther King.

I have done everything I can — as much as I possibly can — to teach you about Martin Luther King and nonviolent protests. And I don't think there's anybody in the media who has talked about nonviolence longer and more in-depth on commercial airwaves than me. Preachers, certainly. But commercial airwaves — I don't think anybody has.

Now I think many are beginning to understand why I tried to lay that foundation. I have told you since September 11th that I have this feeling you are going to be the group of people that will, in the end, save the republic.

I've always believed that. I don't know how it's saved. It might just be preserved in our hearts, I don't know. But I believe it now.

I never wanted us to get to this point — everything I've done is to prevent us from getting here. But everybody is so politically tied to their side that no one will let their shields down and actually listen to one another.

And we're at that desperate point now.

You are equipped to save the republic because you at least hopefully have a fundamental understanding of the Constitution and the Bill of Rights. And you have at least a basic understanding of American history. More importantly, what makes this audience so phenomenal is that it is the most generous and service-minded audience of any show in America and perhaps the world.

That's part of what continues to be so frustrating about the Capitol invasion last week. Because you're being maligned.

You.

I know who you are. This is the most peaceful, generous, loving, God-fearing, authentic and patriotic audience in America. And you are frustrated and you are tired of being hit in the face and being called bigot and everything else no matter what you do.

I've been called an anti-Semite just in the last 24 hours by everybody, unjustly.

I get it.

You are now being tainted by the actions of complete imbeciles who do not represent you and me. It's not fair. But that's the hand that we're being dealt and God is in charge and He is not surprised.

We know the left's current tactics fail in the long run. Silencing. Canceling. Taking away rights.

We know the left's current tactics fail in the long run. Silencing. Canceling. Taking away rights. These are the hallmarks of regime, after regime, after Marxist regime on the ash heaps of history. Now China is still there because they've taken the so-called free market and took the capitalist system and they combined it with their Marxist utopia.

I don't know what's going to happen to the people over there. Especially seeing that our high-tech has joined them to weed out the dissidents. But it's not inevitable that we join them.

And it is going to require us to take a stand. Just not in the way that most people — especially if they're angry — think is most effective. Look at the ratings of BLM. 78 percent of Americans, at the beginning of the summer, thought that they were swell.

That number is in the low 20s now. Why? Because violence doesn't work.

I don't know if you saw the fellowship of the ring, but if you did, do you remember when Frodo said: "I don't want to do this!"

He's lamenting having to face down the evil and he's just one guy. I'll never forget it because it was right after 9/11, that the movie came out. I'll never forget Gandalf's reply. He said: "So do we all who live to see such times. But that is not for them to decide. All we have to decide is what we're going to do with the time that is given us."

We can't decide what others are going to do. We can't control the dangerous Orwellian darkness that seems to be descending on America. All we can control is our response and strive to lead by example. If you know anyone in your sphere of influence who might be planning to attend one of these armed rallies in the coming days, beg them not to go. Do everything you can to stop them.

That's not a way to take a stand and it will not protect anything you hold dear and it will endanger the republic. It is what the other side wants.

So how do we take a stand?

The first thing I need you to do today is to help lower the temperature. It has been so hard for me not to respond to people on Twitter who have called me every name under the sun because I quoted the leading Holocaust historian last night on Tucker Carlson.

But see, that wasn't an attack on me, that was an attack on Tucker. If you can scare the guests from coming on to Tucker, you destroy Tucker. That's what they're doing.

Do not vent your anger on social media. At this point, it is probably just going to get your account shut down.

I want you to write this down and I want you to keep this in front of you.

Blessed are the peacemakers. For they will be called the children of God.

That means something today, much more than it did six months ago.

Blessed be the peacemakers.

Be a peacemaker.

And this is the hard part, you can't disconnect. Because things are moving too rapidly. You must stay plugged in.

But I want you to reach out to someone in kindness on social media. Encourage someone. Do not engage with the darkness. Be the light in the corner of your world.

You need to be a leader for what is to come.

And I know I'm asking you almost the impossible. I know you're angry and frustrated and it is gut-wrenching to feel that you're powerless to stop your nation from what you believe is sliding into the abyss.

You are not powerless. You are not voiceless.

I believe it too, with everything in me. I wish I was wrong. I hope that I am. I pray that I am. But know this: You are not powerless. You are not voiceless. You may be the only voice that anyone hears. Voices like mine will go away. I am trying to think of what I need to share with you before, God forbid, that ever happens. Because I cannot live with myself if I talked about something stupid politically and I find my voice silenced and then saying, I wish I would have said this or I wish I would have told them that.

You wield more power than you know. Not because of your voice or being able to call your congressman. You're more powerful than you know because you understand the real problem in America. The real problem in America is not political.

It is spiritual.

If you're like me when you get angry, you think that you are going to take on this challenge on your own — you are not being humble. You think you'll fix it. Everything that is happening to us is because we are an arrogant, out of control people.

We must humble ourselves. Please, you have the skill and the strength to endure the fiery darts that are going to come your way or already are. But this is a problem with our hearts.

You cannot reach someone's head without capturing their heart and no one is going to capture anyone's heart through violence.

Start in your own home and then reach out and if you're able, serve your neighbor. If you can, serve your local community. You must be a beacon of light in a very dark place. I'm going to ask you to do something you're really not going to like. And that's how I know things are from God. When I hear something or I think something and I'm like — oh crap, I don't want to do that — and you just know it it's right. You just know it's what God wants. And you're hoping that maybe you didn't hear it.

And it's so horrible. Because it's the last thing you want to do. But God is unlike many of our churches and preachers, He doesn't tell us what we want to hear. He doesn't have to pay for the church or get collection. Or be judged by how many people go.

Rise above the fray, with service and love, with malice toward none and charity toward all.

He'll say the same thing and he'll lose whole flocks. And they'll eventually start to go — oh wait, where is the Shepherd again?

But I have to tell you now some things that I want you to do. And they're not new. But I need you to hear me. I am asking you if you want to stand for the republic, I need you first to pray.

Pray like you've never prayed before. Pray for humility. Pray for guidance. Pray for peace. Pray for those people who you think you hate. Because you don't. Because hatred does not come from any good place.

Then I want you go out and serve someone in any way possible. On inauguration day especially, get your family and your children involved. Volunteer somewhere, take someone a meal. Do something to lift the spirits of hospital workers or your local police department.

Help a stranger mow a lawn, fix someone's car, pick up trash on the side of the highway. Do what you can do. But the most important thing is to do it with a sincere heart. And if someone asks you, why are you doing this? Just say, because I love my country.

Rise above the fray with service and love, with malice toward none and charity toward all.

Watch how the conversation went on radio HERE:

A pre-Inauguration Day plea: You wield MUCH more power than you know youtu.be


Early Monday morning, Amazon Web Services removed social networking platform Parler from its cloud servers. This comes just after Apple and Google removed the Parler app from their app stores over the weekend.

"You can't find them on the internet anymore. They're gone," Glenn Beck said on his radio program Monday.

"This is something I warned you of four years ago ... because a profound technological change is coming," he continued. "I told you, at the time, high tech will need the government, and the government will need high tech. And they will work together to preserve their power and their position. This is what's happening, today."

Glenn said he believes the "far left" has been talking about breaking up companies like Parler for years, and that the Capitol riots provided the opportunity they needed.

"This is not the end of this. This is where the Left is starting," he warned. "Those who persist in standing for freedom of speech, freedom of expression, freedom to assemble, freedom to keep and bear arms, those people will be targeted for deletion. You will be hounded, boycotted, fired, ostracized, and de-platformed. And the louder and the more significant and effective your voice is, the bigger the target is on your back.

"But, let me say this: I will never stop standing for freedom of speech, freedom of expression, freedom to assemble, freedom to keep and bear arms, and all of the rest of the Bill of Rights. That is the American thing to do."

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Glenn Beck: This is the REAL Raphael Warnock and our new 'national religion'

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Multiple news outlets have called one of Georgia's Senate runoff elections for the Rev. Raphael Warnock, the Democrat who defeated Republican incumbent Sen. Kelly Loeffler.

So, on the radio show Wednesday, Glenn Beck looked into what this "radical preacher" has been saying in the past — and what he'll likely bring to the U.S. Senate in the future.

"Warnock is in one of the most influential and powerful stages of the country. And I use the word 'stage' intentionally," Glenn said. "It's the pulpit. He's the guy who says, if you voted for Donald Trump, well, you're a sinner."

Glenn introduced a video clip in which Warnock asserts:

If it is true that a man who has dominated the news and poisoned the discussion for months needs to repent, then it is doubly true that a nation that can produce such a man and make his vitriol go viral, needs to repent. I know, no matter what happens next month, more than a third of the nation that would go along with this, has reason to be afraid. America needs to repent for its worship of whiteness!

"So, (according to Warnock) you should be afraid," Glenn said. "Oh, and whiteness is evil. And, somehow or another, America has been worshiping whiteness ... see, critical race theory is now our new national religion."

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