Observation Footprint



GLENN: Scientists now say that dark matter, which is some sort of fundamental building block of the universe -- there's more dark matter than anything else, but we have no idea what dark matter is. We think it has something to do with, you know, forcing this universe in its expansion but we also think it's the glue that holds it together and it's -- I have no idea. But we've never been able to observe it and so it's been behaving the way it always has. Well, now we've observed dark matter and scientists believe that now that man has observed dark matter, it has selected its course and it's now collapsing in on us and we're all going to die, smothered by dark matter.

Here's why I pass this story on to you. I don't know about you, but I didn't observe dark matter. Dan, did you observe any dark matter lately?

DAN: No, really haven't.


STU: There's dark meat for Thanksgiving.

GLENN: Dark meat? No, I'm looking for -- you're still getting Dark Matter Observer magazine, right?

STU: No, I'm actually not a subscriber.

GLENN: I know I wasn't in my car observing dark matter. I wasn't in my giant SUV observing dark matter. The scientists were. Don't blame me, scientists. Oh, I've got my little SUV that's going to make the world a little hotter. You're collapsing the universe! Which one of us suck more for nature? I'm only wrecking the planet. You've destroyed the entire universe! Thanks a lot!

Now, here's what I'd like to begin. I would like to offer to scientists dark matter offsets. You write me a check for $1,000 and I will not observe dark matter so you can. I promise I will not observe dark matter. Now, that's $1,000. I will get my family to not observe dark matter for $5,000. That's a yearly thing. These are just dark matter offsets, and every year we have to do it. And we have to reduce the observation of dark matter quickly. We are running out of time, and if we don't reduce our observation of dark matter, the universe will collapse on us.

So I ask every listener right now in the sound of my voice, what is your observational footprint? I encourage you to just look inside yourself and say, how much dark matter have I observed? Can I observe less? Do I have too powerful of a telescope? Have I ever watched the NASA channel? Maybe you just watch the NASA channel on an energy-saving television. Maybe you just watch the NASA channel with the contrast turned all the way up so the dark matter's not really so dark. In the meantime we understand that you have to observe some dark matter but please buy a dark matter offset. And I'm also going to encourage the United Nations to start taxing those who are observing dark matter because as I learned in the London Times last week, taxes are the only way to solve these kinds of problems. So if we can tax all of the scientists, all of the scientific universities, I think we should start levying giant fines on universities like Columbia. Anybody who is training these scientists to observe or to contemplate dark matter or want them to observe, teach them about dark matter which leads other people to want to observe dark matter, I think we need to levy high punitive taxes on them and I think then, of course, we'll be able to have this dark matter situation under control because do you want to die in a collapsed universe? How selfish are you? Don't you care about your children? We're light here at the Glenn Beck program. We're not dark. Just want you to know that.

We're light.

Okay. What else? Yeah, do we have anything else on our plate? We've saved the universe, Stu. Anything else?

STU: No, it's officially saved. So I think we're all set.

GLENN: Well, it's never really saved. Some people are saying, some people are saying that the universe, when we observe the dark matter, is now expanding at a faster rate.

STU: Oh, but those people are all hacks.

GLENN: No, no.

STU: No, they're all hacks.

GLENN: No, no, no. Stu, collapsing, expanding, all we're talking about is dark matter, okay?

STU: Oh, dark matter change you're talking about.

GLENN: It is universal change that we need to fear.

STU: A dark matter shift?


STU: Not necessarily expand -- look, all we know is that this dark matter is causing the problem.

GLENN: Okay. So today you might look at it and say the universe is expanding. Another day you can say, jeez, it's getting a little tight in here? Have you noticed lately how small the universe feels? Hey, it expands and contracts, it expands and contracts, you know?

STU: Next day we'll say, hey, the dark matter is causing wildfires in California. Let's just, you know, eventually we'll figure out which one it is, whichever one happens and then we're good.


Terry Trobiani owns Gianelli's Drive Thru in Prairie Grove, Illinois, where he put up a row of American flags for the Fourth of July. But the city claimed he was displaying two of them improperly and issued him a $100 ticket for each flag.

Terry joined Glenn Beck on the radio program Tuesday to explain what he believes really happened. He told Glenn that, according to city ordinance, the American flag is considered "ornamental" and should therefore have been permitted on a federal holiday. But the city has now classified the flag as a "sign."

"Apparently, the village of Prairie Grove has classified the American flag as a sign and they've taken away the symbol of the American flag," Terry said. "So, as a sign, it falls under their temporary sign ordinance, which prohibits any flying, or any positioning of signs on your property — and now this includes the American flag. [...] The only way I could fly the American flag on my property is if I put it on a permanent 20 to 30-foot flagpole, which they have to permit."

Terry went on to explain how the city is now demanding an apology for his actions, and all after more than a year of small-business crushing COVID restrictions and government mandates.

"COVID was tough," Terry stated. "You know, we're in the restaurant business. COVID was tough on us. We succeeded. We made it through. We cut a lot of things, but we never cut an employee. We paid all our employees. I didn't take a paycheck for a year just to keep our employees on, because it was that important to me to keep things going. And, you know, you fight for a year, and you beat a pandemic, and then you have this little municipality with five trustees and a president, who just have no respect for small businesses. And right now, what I see is they have no respect for the republic and the United States ... I think it's terrible. The direction that government, at all levels, have taken us to this point, it's despicable."

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The Biden administration is now doing everything it can to censor what it has decided is COVID-19 "misinformation." But Glenn Beck isn't confident that the silencing of voices will stop there.

Yeonmi Park grew up in North Korea, where there is no freedom of speech, and she joined Glenn to warn that America must not let this freedom go.

"Whenever authoritarianism rises, the first thing they go after is freedom of speech," she said.

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Most self-proclaimed Marxists know very little about Marxism. Some of them have all the buzzwords memorized. They talk about the exploits of labor. They talk about the slavery of capitalist society and the alienation caused by capital. They talk about the evils of power and domination.

But they don't actually believe what they say. Or else they wouldn't be such violent hypocrites. And we're not being dramatic when we say "violent."

For them, Marxism is a political tool that they use to degrade and annoy their political enemies.

They don't actually care about the working class.

Another important thing to remember about Marxists is that they talk about how they want to defend the working class, but they don't actually understand the working class. They definitely don't realize that the working class is composed mostly of so many of the people they hate. Because, here's the thing, they don't actually care about the working class. Or the middle class. They wouldn't have the slightest clue how to actually work, not the way we do. For them, work involves ranting about how work and labor are evil.

Ironically, if their communist utopia actually arrived, they would be the first ones against the wall. Because they have nothing to offer except dissent. They have no practical use and no real connection to reality.

Again ironically, they are the ultimate proof of the success of capitalism. The fact that they can freely call for its demise, in tweets that they send from their capitalistic iPhones, is proof that capitalism affords them tremendous luxuries.

Their specialty is complaining. They are fanatics of a religion that is endlessly cynical.

They sneer at Christianity for promising Heaven in exchange for good deeds on earth — which is a terrible description of Christianity, but it's what they actually believe — and at the same time they criticize Christianity for promising a utopia, they give their unconditional devotion to a religion that promises a utopia.

They are fanatics of a religion that is endlessly cynical.

They think capitalism has turned us into machines. Which is a bad interpretation of Marx's concept of the General Intellect, the idea that humans are the ones who create machines, so humans, not God, are the creators.

They think that the only way to achieve the perfect society is by radically changing and even destroying the current society. It's what they mean when they say things about the "status quo" and "hegemony" and the "established order." They believe that the system is broken and the way to fix it is to destroy, destroy, destroy.

Critical race theory actually takes it a step farther. It tells us that the racist system can never be changed. That racism is the original sin that white people can never overcome. Of course, critical race theorists suggest "alternative institutions," but these "alternative institutions" are basically the same as the ones we have now, only less effective and actually racist.

Marx's violent revolution never happened. Or at least it never succeeded. Marx's followers have had to take a different approach. And now, we are living through the Revolution of Constant Whining.

This post is part of a series on critical race theory. Read the full series here.

Americans are losing faith in our justice system and the idea that legal consequences are applied equally — even to powerful elites in office.

Rep. Devin Nunes (R-CA) joined Glenn Beck on the radio program to detail what he believes will come next with the Durham investigation, which hopefully will provide answers to the Obama FBI's alleged attempts to sabotage former President Donald Trump and his campaign years ago.

Rep. Nunes and Glenn assert that we know Trump did NOT collude with Russia, and that several members of the FBI possibly committed huge abuses of power. So, when will we see justice?

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