Time Person of the Year



GLENN: I don't know if I can do it because I know the answer! I know the answer who the person of the year is going to be. Come on! Who could Time magazine appoint person of the year? Who is it going to be? You know the answer. There's only one possibility. Come on. Say it with me. Al Gore.

You know it's going to be Al Gore. It's going to be Al Gore, it's going to be, who is it Brian Williams nominated? Oh, this makes me want to vomit. Brian Williams, veteran journalist. Of course, he has a really good sense of humor. So maybe he was joking. Brian Williams said, my nominee for 2007 person of the year is a woman, a woman with a history of abuse, a woman who's never run for elective office, someone we all know, someone who makes her presence known on a daily basis in all of our lives and for my money is better than any male alternative. That woman is Mother Earth. You've got to go kidding me, right? This is Brian Williams saying this? "A woman who has a history of abuse." Yeah, she's been vomiting hot lava on people forever. Oh, he meant the other way around. "She's never run for elective office." No. "Someone we all know, makes her presence known on a daily basis." Yeah. Yeah, by earthquakes. "For my money, better than any male alternative." We don't have another choice now, do we, Brian? I've got to tell you, if Father Earth put up a little parallel Earth some place else, I might want to check it out. I want to see what the dude's got going on. You know what I'm saying? Might make a little more sense on that planet.

Go ahead and print it....

You know it's going to be something -- I hate those copouts, too. Mother Earth. Oh. Who did they nominate last year? Oh, I remember. You. You're the person of the year because you buy a lot of crap on the Internet. So you're important. Yes, you are. You are! And now Mother Earth. Could we get some actual people involved? I hate to break it to you, but it's called the person of the year, not the thing of the year, not the planet of the year. And I got news for you. I think the planet of the year should be Saturn. Got a lot of cool rings and stuff, unless that's Uranus. I just wanted to say that on the air (laughing) because I'm 12! Person of the year, Mother Earth. Brian Williams, it makes me want to never watch you again, not that I am watching you because I don't notice when I stop watching you but I ain't watching you, but that's a different story. I can threaten it! And I like Brian Williams, too. He's funny... looking! And I said Uranus!

Aretha Franklin says, there are a number of people who truly deserve this award. However, Bill Cosby is my selection. Wait a minute, hold it. This one might make sense. Bill Cosby is my selection because of his work and involvement in the crisis of the African-American community. Bill's objectives are to alleviate some of the problems and issues facing the community today. Yes! Holy cow. He truly represents a universality and global brotherhood -- oh, can we stop with the global talk? In his heart and soul he cares deeply about people. Aretha, R-E-S-P-E-C-T yeah, right back at you, Retha.

John Kerry, Democratic senator from Massachusetts who ran for President against George W. Bush -- that's the way they said it, too. This is Time magazine. This is their deal: John Kerry, Democratic senator from Massachusetts who ran for President against George W. Bush in 2004. If this was Fusion magazine, it would say, John Kerry, Democratic senator from Massachusetts who ran for President against George W. Bush in 2004... and lost. (Laughing) Uranus. (Laughing). He said, I nominate Marine Lance Corporal James Crosby because it's the most politically correct thing I could possibly do -- I'm sorry, he didn't write that. I nominate Marine Lance Corporal James Crosby, outreach coordinator for the Massachusetts Department of Veterans Services, who reminds us what it means to keep faith with our brothers and sisters in arms. Even those brothers and sisters who maimed, tortured, put electrodes and bare wires on genitalia in the fashion reminiscent of Genghis Khan. What a pile of dog crap that is.

Three years ago, a rocket attack in Iraq left James with a spinal-cord injury that put him in a wheelchair, but his spirit endures, and he carries on as an inspiration to a new generation of vets.

Uh-huh. Thanks, John. Me think you've been nipping at the catsup bottle a little too much.

Stephen King says -- that's the way they describe him. Stephen King, the author of more than 50 best selling novels, some of which have become feature films. It's Stephen King. Do I really have to put what he does after it? It's like, Jesus, who saved many, was also the Messiah. I mean, I think we get it. It's Stephen King, freak boy. He nominates, and see if anybody understands this one. He nominates Britney Spears and Lindsay Lohan. They symbolize the media's growing obsession with issues of personality over substance. People care more about the details of Spears' child-custody case than they do about where the billions the U.S. government has poured into Iraq have gone. I'll tell you where they've gone. Into Uranus! (Laughing.) That one didn't really work. It was not really a double meaning there. It really meant that it was in Stephen King's butt. So I apologize for that.

Who wants to -- Stu?

STU: Yes.

GLENN: Who's it going to be, person of the year? By the way, we've got to do person of the year from hereon out. Our January issue of Fusion magazine needs to be person of the year.

STU: Well, you just want to copy Time essentially?

GLENN: Yeah, except we'll put the right person on.

STU: I kind of like that idea. An alternative person of the year.

GLENN: Pardon me?

STU: An alternative person of the year.

GLENN: No, it won't be an alternative, not be an alternative person.

STU: It will be alternative to what they name.

GLENN: Oh, okay. Yeah, yeah. I thought you meant somebody who was like, oh, yeah, this is great. Global warming.

STU: No, I don't think that's what it's going to be but that is what, of course, the Time person of the year is going to be, either Al Gore or Mother Earth or something of that nature.

GLENN: Can you think of anybody else?

STU: You know what a legitimate recommendation from me? General Petraeus. You've got a guy who, the surge is --

GLENN: You mean the guy who betrayed the United States of America?

STU: Well, for two reasons. I mean, obviously the surge turning around, you know, whatever, this incredible amount of improvement that has happened in the war but also he has been a big, you know, not by his intent at all but been a big political thing with the whole -- with the ads attacking him and everything else. That was another big story this year. That would be a really good one. They are never going to do it.

GLENN: No. See, here. Stu?

STU: Yes?

GLENN: He would have to beat out Mother Earth and Al Gore. Has Petraeus ever won a Nobel Peace Prize? No. Why? Part of the industrial complex, the military industrial complex.

STU: I just don't think that --

GLENN: No, no.

STU: I just think he is trying to --

GLENN: No, I don't want to hear that Al Gore was part of the administration that, you know, said that regime change has to be our policy.

STU: Well, he was only the second in command of that. He was only the vice --

GLENN: I don't think it's necessary to --

STU: And he is also the vice president with the Kyoto Treaty and they didn't ratify it.

GLENN: I got it, but let's not talk about it. Let's forget about all that.

STU: But I think it's important to --

GLENN: So Dan, who do you think it's going to be?

DAN: Glenn, just hit me. This is another big contender here in the eyes of Time. The undocumented worker.

GLENN: Ooh! That's good.

STU: I can see that.

GLENN: Yeah. All right, help me out on this one. It's got to be Al Gore. You don't win a Grammy, an Oscar, a Nobel Prize, visit the White House -- what else? What else has he done? Made a slide show, you don't have all those awards based on that slide show and not become person of the year unless you're conservative.

STU: Yeah, exactly. It's such a friendly thing, too. I mean, it just seems it's going to be obvious. I mean, they do tend to put -- they had, 2006 was you, as you said, which is just ridiculous. 2005 --

GLENN: I want to thank Time for that honor and I just want to point out to Al Gore that I was the person of the year before he was.

STU: Or at least at the same time because I think you would include him.

GLENN: It didn't say him. It said you.

STU: Yeah, but he also did create the Internet and it was about the information age. You would think that he would be included in that. I'm just saying. George Bush has won it twice.


The conditions in Afghanistan under the Taliban rule — for Americans, allies, Christians, women and more — continue to deteriorate, and the people there continue to plead that we will not forget them. On the radio program Monday, Glenn Beck gave an emotional update on current evacuation efforts, including the tragic story of one girl — an American passport holder — who was not rescued in time.

"I have a pit in my stomach like I haven't had in a while. What is happening in Afghanistan is both miraculous and horrendous," Glenn began. "What's going on right now one of the most amazing things I've ever personally witnessed — the evacuation of Americans, those [Afghans] who helped us, Christians that are dying, women that are under incredible conditions. I see things that I can't show you. I see the pleadings from people who are in safe houses, 'Please, don't forget us.' I see what they're being sent by the Taliban.

"If I die today, my entire life will have been worth it for what you have helped get done, in just the last three weeks. You have saved well over 5,000 people," he continued.

Fighting back tears, Glenn added, "I ask that you pray for those in the Middle East, that are in the midst of doing work, that a Moses-style miracle will happen. ... There are several people that are in dire need of medical care. Friday, we told you — along with the congressman from Oklahoma [Rep. Markwayne Mullin] who had just returned — [about] a father and two daughters that were blue passport Americans, and a mother who had a permanent residence, a Green Card. The daughter was very ill. And they thought, that if we couldn't get her out of there, that she would lose her legs. I got a call on Saturday morning, that we were too late, that she didn't lose her legs. She lost her life, waiting. There are now two Americans, instead of three."

Glenn showered his audience with gratitude, repeating that "well over 5000" lives have already been saved because of their incredible generosity, but lamented that there are still thousands more people yet to be saved.

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Megyn Kelly pulled her sons out of the private elementary school they attended after she learned that the boys were asked "weekly" if they were still sure they were boys. But that's not all that this "experimental transgender education program" taught.

Megyn joined Glenn Beck on the radio program to tell the story, which she thought had ended when the school apologized, and to talk about what's next for America as our leaders refuse to promote actual psychological support for our kids and instead "parade" transgenderism as the solution to their problems.

"When [my son] was in third grade, I found out they unleashed a three-week experimental transgender education program on these boys, with really inappropriate videos. The kids were confused. These are 8- and 9-year-olds, Glenn. They have no idea what the school is even talking about with the trans thing. They got really in-depth, with really in-your-face videos — and then parents complained. And the school did something it hasn't done in its 400-year history, which was they apologized. Even they realized they had done wrong," Megyn explained.

"But, then I said to my son a year later, so did they ever round back to the trans thing? Like, whatever happened with it? And he said ... they bring it up every week. ... [They ask] how many people here still feel confident that they're a boy? Do you still feel sure you're a boy?" she continued. "This is not support. This is not nonbullying. This is indoctrination. And it's deeply confusing to the children, and wrong."

Megyn went on to give examples of how she's seen trans ideology turn "support, nonbullying, kindness, friendship, allyship, on its head."

"The absolute surrender of the medical community to this insanity is a scourge on this nation. It's disgusting what is happening with our doctors," she added. "There are people who are legitimately transgender, or who have gender dysphoria. And for those people, we should be supportive and they should get the care that they need. But what we've done instead, is taken everyone who expresses any kind of gender confusion and said, you're trans. You're trans. And we have our psychiatrists doing this."

"It's crazy," Megyn asserted. "The fact that we're doing this so willy-nilly in the name of allyship and support, it's abusive. It's criminal."

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"Never forget" is not only a tribute to those we've lost, it's a warning that it could happen AGAIN. On "Glenn TV" Wednesday, Glenn Beck looks back 20 years ago to the modern generation's Pearl Harbor moment. A day of infamy we're STILL feeling repercussions from.

But in remembering 9/11, we need to look toward the future because the Biden administration is setting us up for the NEXT 9/11. They bungled the Afghanistan withdrawal, and now we have video of top al Qaeda commanders — who served with Osama bin Laden — returning to the country. But could America survive another terror attack?

Glenn asks former NYC Mayor Rudy Giuliani, the leader who brought America back from the brink. He tells Glenn about the moment he learned the Twin Towers were struck, the actions he took to prevent more terrorism, and if he thinks NYC could survive another attack under Mayor de Blasio's leadership.

Glenn is also joined by Rev. Johnnie Moore, author of "The Next Jihad." He warns that Biden's policies in the Middle East are Obama 2.0, and "if you thought ISIS was bad, you haven't seen anything yet. We must keep our eyes on Iran."

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