Glenn outs couple of the year caller


Couple Of The Year - Volume 1

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GLENN: Let me go to Kirk who is -- who wants to be our couple of the year contestant. We have Kirk on the phone? Kirk, how are you, sir?

CALLER: Well, I'm about six feet underneath the doghouse right now.

GLENN: What happened on Valentine's? Why did you forget your wife, you know, Valentine's Day?

CALLER: Well, you know, Valentine's Day I was -- I went north to go snowmobiling and just totally didn't even pay attention to the day. You know, I lost track of days. I know you --

GLENN: I said slugs.

CALLER: All these advertisements, all this stuff. And I'm like, gee, I've got to do that, I've got to do that, oh, yeah, I've got to do that.

GLENN: I told you!

CALLER: And I never did it. And, you know, then I went up north and went snowmobiling with my buddy and, yeah, this is not good.

GLENN: Now, I just filled out a form letter for you. Your wife's name is Carolyn?

CALLER: Yes, it is.

GLENN: How angry was she?

CALLER: Well, you know, we really didn't speak a whole lot when I came home.

GLENN: Oh, boy.

CALLER: I just, I got home kind of late and she just was like, well, how was your weekend. And I'm like, well, hardly there was hardly any snow up there.

STU: Glenn, you should know, too, we have to get to Carolyn and also that Kirk forgot a birthday as well recently. So he's in the major, major doghouse.

GLENN: Okay, listen. Listen to me. You better send -- where are you sending her? Where are you taking her to dinner?

CALLER: I'd like to go to Gilbert's up in Lake Geneva.

GLENN: Is it expensive?

CALLER: Yes, it is.

GLENN: Really expensive, like make your eyes bleed expensive?

CALLER: Yeah, it's what gets the country out of recession, it's so expensive.

GLENN: I hope you bleed all over the table when you're doing this, you forget your wife's birthday and Valentine's Day. Okay, you ready?

STU: How many seconds, Glenn?

GLENN: Let me give him -- he forgot a birthday, too. Eight seconds. Do you know how to do this, Kirk?

CALLER: Yeah, I was listening to one of the other former.

GLENN: I'm going to say, do you have anything else to say? And you say, yes, Carolyn. Then you count to eight slowly, Carolyn, then you count to eight, "I love you." You got it?

CALLER: Jeez, I hope I can do this.

GLENN: You better do it.

CALLER: I'm going to do it. I mean, I'm gonna. I have to.

GLENN: Here we go. Let's go ahead and start the introduction, put her on hold so she can hear the show. And that's coming up and today's going to be sunny and 76 degrees.

VOICE: And now it's the contest a year in the making, it's Glenn Beck's quest to find America's ultimate couple of love. The essays have been written, the heartfelt words have been read and the winner has been selected. So now to introduce the country's most passionate pair, here's the love god himself, Glenn Beck.

GLENN: Well, here we are on the program and we were supposed to do this on Friday but as you know if you are a regular listener to the program, you know what happened to me and I broke my leg and wasn't able to be here on Friday. So we had to postpone and Stu called our winner and told him not to reveal it to his wife and he is on the phone with us now. Hello, Kirk, how are you?

CALLER: Well, I'm okay.

GLENN: You were in trouble this weekend?

CALLER: I believe so, I believe so, yeah.

GLENN: But does she know? Did you give her any indication that this was happening?

CALLER: No, no, sir.

GLENN: Wow, I'm sorry, Kirk. I just had an accident. I was out repairing the roof and it's a long story, but sorry about that. So let me get Carolyn on the phone. Is she with us?

CALLER: I'm here.

GLENN: Hi, Carolyn, how are you?

CALLER: I'm good, Glenn, how are you?

GLENN: I'm good. I have to apologize. Are you a listener to this show?

CALLER: Yes, actually. Kirk and I actually have breakfast together every morning and listen to you just first thing.

GLENN: Really?

CALLER: Uh-huh.

GLENN: This should be great then. So you're both listeners to the program and Carolyn, what happened this weekend?

CALLER: You know, it's funny because I'm kind of in the same boat as you because you and I actually share the same birthday and then Valentine's Day came and went and so did my birthday and absolutely nothing. Kirk actually went snowmobiling this weekend.

GLENN: You know what, Carolyn, I have to be honest with you. There's -- you know, we do this couple of the year contest every year, and I've --

CALLER: What?

GLENN: I've never, ever come to the point to where I have to tell someone the truth.

STU: Yeah, the truth.

GLENN: But I have to tell you the truth.

STU: Your husband --

GLENN: Because I can't -- you sound like a wonderful woman and you're a listener and you sound great. Kirk called to have me cover his ass for Saturday, and I'm just not ready to do it.

CALLER: Oh, no.

GLENN: I'm just not willing to do it.

STU: Glenn.

CALLER: Oh, no.

STU: You are totally breaking the trust of the audience.

CALLER: Oh, no.

GLENN: What? By what, lying? By lying to Carolyn who listens to the program. She trusts me. I mean, look, you don't know me, that's fine, whatever, I'll help out a listener.

CALLER: You go the way of the girl. I get how this works.

GLENN: Yeah, yeah.

STU: This is a total sellout.

GLENN: What did you say, Carolyn?

CALLER: I'm surprised.

GLENN: You're surprised what? At Kirk or at me?

CALLER: I don't know. I don't know what to think.

GLENN: Listen, here's the thing. Your husband got busy last week. He forgot. He forgot. That's what happened. He went snowmobiling.

CALLER: The water heater.

GLENN: That's what guys do. We forgot. You know what I mean? We just move on with our life. So he forgot. Then he called me. He wanted me, because I do a contest where I covered for schlubs because I'm a schlub, too. But then I get you on the phone. I can't do it. I can't do it to you. You sound nice. So I can't cover. Now here's what he's going to do. He's going to take you out to Gilbert's.

CALLER: Oh.

GLENN: He says that's a really nice place. Is it?

CALLER: It is. It's actually where we got married.

GLENN: I want you to order the most expensive thing on the menu.

CALLER: Really?

GLENN: Yeah. Not on me. On him. I want you to eat -- I want you to -- and I don't even want you to eat it all. I want you to have like -- I want you to have surf and turf and ask for extra, extra surf. And then don't even eat it all. And when he says, are you going to eat that, say... no, and neither are you.

CALLER: Okay.

GLENN: Now Kirk?

CALLER: Yeah. Yes?

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'Lord, we are SORRY it has taken us this long': BlazeTV hosts react to historic Roe v. Wade decision

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The Supreme Court of the United States officially overturned Roe V. Wade, and the debate over abortion rights has been given back to the states. On this historic day, BlazeTV hosts celebrate the Supreme Court's incredible decision and take a look at some of the insane reactions as the left comes completely undone.

Jason Whitlock: Today will forever stand as a pivotal moment in our nation’s history

The Supreme Court of the United States overturned Roe v. Wade. The decision and the reaction to it have already revealed a lot about our people and politics. Pro-life groups celebrate, pro-choice groups call for “a night of rage,” and Nancy Pelosi just seems completely confused by the United States Constitution.

Glenn Beck reacts LIVE to Roe v. Wade ruling: 'Lord, we are SORRY it has taken us this long'

I never thought that in my lifetime, I would see Roe v. Wade be overturned. But today, that day has come. The Supreme Court has voted 6 to 3 to return decisions about abortion to the states. But this fight isn't over. We are about to see good versus evil side by side. Many states will stand with the unborn. But others will become abortion mills. It's your turn to choose now, America!

Allie Beth Stuckey: 'Praise God, Roe v. Wade is overturned!'

I don't know about you, but I just had the most euphoric feelings. It almost seems too good to be true. I didn't think there was any way that this would actually happen, especially with all the backlash, intimidation, and violence toward the Supreme Court justices. And yet, here we are. Roe v. Wade has been overturned. This is an amazing day!

Dave Rubin: Big disagreement on what happens next now that Roe v. Wade is overturned

Dave Rubin, Libby Emmons, Jeffrey A. Tucker, and David Reaboi debate what will happen in the wake of the Supreme Court’s breaking decision on Roe v. Wade. Now that abortion rights have been pushed back to the states, will there be a summer of massive riots or not? Will the Roe v. Wade ruling make America’s political polarization significantly worse?

Stu Burguiere: Here are the reasons SCOTUS overturned Roe v. Wade

I never thought this would happen. I never thought I would see this day. I just never ever ever ever never ever believed that Roe v. Wade would actually be overturned. I really didn't. But let's take a look at the reasons this day has finally come ...

The Rick & Bubba Show: 'This is history! Unfortunately we're 60 million lives too late'

We were live on the air when news broke of the Supreme Court decision to overturn Roe v. Wade.

Today, the Supreme Court of the United States overturned its controversial 1973 Roe v. Wadeopinion, concluding that there is no constitutional right to an abortion.

"The Constitution does not confer a right to abortion; Roe and Casey are overruled; and the authority to regulate abortion is returned to the people and their elected representatives," the syllabus of the decision reads.

As expected, the leftist outrage erupted instantaneously, fueled largely by the misinformed idea that overturning Roe v. Wade means abortion will be banned nationwide. But, as stated in the above-mentioned Supreme Court syllabus, the authority has actually been returned to individual states and their duly elected lawmakers.

One such misinformed leftist, Parkland shooting survivor Cameron Kasky, was infuriated that those awful Supreme Court justices "just voted to kill women." So he took to Twitter to urge people to go to the homes of said Supreme Court justices to "let them know how you feel."

"Go to the home of every Supreme Court justice who just voted to kill women. Let them know how you feel," Kasky tweeted.

The backlash was immediate:

Kasky decided to delete his original tweet because he is apparently "sick of republicans talking to [him]." But, unfortunately for Kasky, the internet is indeed forever:

Speaking from the White House, President Joe Biden dutifully helped spread the misinformation about the Supreme Court's decision to overturn Roe v. Wade, and took the opportunity to prompt voters to elect more Democrats in November so that Congress can write abortion protections into law. Did the president just let slip the real reason Congress hasn't made any effort to start writing such laws in the nearly two months since Justice Samuel Alito's draft opinion was "leaked" in early May?

Watch Glenn Beck and producer Stu Burguere discuss how Biden's speech reveals that Democrats are absolutely terrified of the upcoming midterm elections. Can't watch? Download the podcast here.

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CNN reporter tries to 'ambush' GOP candidate Kari Lake, IMMEDIATELY regrets it

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CNN senior national reporter Kyung Lah thought she'd caught Republican Arizona gubernatorial candidate Kari Lake off guard when she asked for an impromptu interview outside an event, but ended up sorely regretting her decision.

Lake, a former Fox news anchor, shook hands with Lah as she approached and immediately pointed out that the CNN reporter wasn't wearing a mask any more, a barbed reference to a contentious interview in October 2021, in which Lah smeared the GOP candidate as a “rising star of the right-wing and proud spreader of lies." Lah asked if Lake had “a minute to chat.”

“I’ll do an interview," Lake answered, "as long as it airs on CNN+. Does that still exist? I didn’t think so, because the people don’t like what you guys are peddling, which is propaganda. Thank you.”

Lake then walked into the event, leaving Lah utterly speechless.

It looks like Lake gained quite a few fans on Twitter:

Kari Lake has been a longtime friend to "The Glenn Beck Program." She joined Glenn last August to tell Glenn why she left the corrupt world of media, what prompted her to enter "the even more corrupt world of politics," and how she plans to make a big difference in her battleground state of Arizona.

Watch the video clip below to catch the conversation. Can't watch? Download the podcast here.

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Hunter's Biden's latest BIZARRE scandal reveals how red-flag laws REALLY work

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Even if red-flag laws weren't unconstitutional (which they are), they've never been about your safety. They're about your submission, argued Glenn Beck on the radio program. Think of it this way: If red flag laws became the law of the land, do you think President Joe Biden’s son Hunter would lose his guns or face charges for violating the gun laws we already have?

You may have heard that he once "lost" a gun in a dumpster by a school. But there's a whole lot more to the bizarre tale. Newly revealed texts from Hunter's abandoned laptop detail the strange drama that unfolded when Hallie Biden, Hunter's sister-in-law-turned-lover, threw his handgun into a dumpster near a Delaware school in October 2018. The gun was found and turned in to police, but like so many of the Biden family scandals, the chaos created a sandstorm that conveniently helped cover Hunter's tracks. Only tidbits of information have emerged, the most significant of which is that the gun in question was purchased by Hunter illegally and, of course, no charges were filed as a result.

Glenn broke down the details of the most recently revealed Hunter Biden scandal, noting in particular that no charges or arrests were ever made as a result.

"If you voted for Joe Biden and you believe in all of these red-flag laws, then why isn't Hunter Biden in jail today?" Glenn asked.

"You and I both know that the ramifications of Hunter Biden's activities and his tragic saga go well beyond Hunter Biden, because they are teaching people a lesson. We are moving towards a society that has a ruling class that lives above their own edicts. They tell us they know better. They tell us that our neighbors and even some of us are dangerous, while ignoring the dangers in their own lives or in their own families ... We saw it during COVID-19 and we will see it again with gun regulations, 'The rules are for thee and not for me.' This is why Americans cannot give an inch, not one inch of our liberty away on the grounds of the government's good faith. They have no good faith left. They have violated every single principle of liberty and they've done it in a name of they know better," he said.

"Don't be fooled," Glenn added. "Just as we saw during COVID-19, just as we saw with the Patriot Act that is now being horribly abused by the people in power that swore they'd never abuse it, red-flags are not about your safety. Period. They are about your submission."

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