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GLENN: I want to start right out of the chute with John in Cincinnati who is a little angry. He, I believe he's going to call me a hate monger. I'm not sure. Hello, John, welcome.

CALLER: No, I'm not calling you a hate monger, Glenn.

GLENN: All right.

CALLER: But you ran against Margaret Sanger and H. G. Wells and eugenicists, you're the biggest eugenicist or Darwinist there is, talking about people should be fired if they can't do this or that. It's survival of the fittest with you. What happens to these people? Do they dissolve, do they starve to death? What happens to their children?

GLENN: Well, let's be -- it's amazing that I go against H. G. Wells. Here's a man who's obviously informed on H. G. Wells. John, congratulations. Welcome. Welcome. It's good to have a Fabian Society member on the air.

CALLER: I'm not a member of the Fabian Society. I voted for Ronald Reagan, I voted for George Bush, Sr., I voted for McCain, I voted for Bush.

GLENN: Well, you've got one guy you voted that was the right vote.

CALLER: Yes, I did. You are right. He was the right man at that time.

GLENN: Ronald Reagan.

CALLER: Yes.

GLENN: Ronald Reagan, that was pretty much it. The rest of them have been giant mistakes, haven't they? John, help me out on this. You say that I'm a eugenicist and these people are just going to dissolve. Instead of just using all the hyperbole, let's use a real example. Where do you work, John? You don't have to give the name of the company. What do you do?

CALLER: I'm a cashier.

GLENN: You are a cashier at, what, a grocery store?

CALLER: A gift shop.

GLENN: A gift shop? Okay. So let's say the gift shop is now going to go through tough times. Let's go way out on a limb and say that people are going to start having a hard time and not going to go out and buy stuff at the gift shop, okay?

CALLER: All right.

GLENN: As much as they have been. And you've got 10 employees there, you're all there, and the owner comes and looks at the situation and says, "Okay, we've got 50% less in sales than we had last year. So I've got a choice now. I can lay off and possibly rehire if things turn around, I can lay off the worst workers, the least profitable workers, I can call and I can cancel different lines that are the least profitable to us, or I can do nothing, keep everybody employed and then probably in six months go out of business and then everybody is starving."

CALLER: Well, that's something --

GLENN: Which one would you do, John?

CALLER: That's not the only option, Glenn.

GLENN: What are the other options?

CALLER: Well, they can reduce hours for everyone and keep everyone employed.

GLENN: So everybody could struggle together. Okay, that is an option.

CALLER: Yes.

GLENN: Yeah. But let's just say, let's just say the gift shop is at California, because I'm assuming that's why you're calling.

CALLER: Well, I'm not real -- I don't live in California. I'm not real familiar with the situation in California.

GLENN: Yeah, but that's why I was -- that's what I was talking about when I was talking about this situation. So that's what prompted this phone call. Where have I asked -- where have I told people they should be laid off other than companies like Chrysler that is failing?

CALLER: Exactly, yes. Not laid off. Fired. There's a difference.

GLENN: Yeah. Well, if they're failing, yes, they should be fired. And then it goes all the way to the CEO. Oh, what is his poor children going to do? If you're failing, John, yes, you're fired. If you suck at your job, you're fired.

CALLER: And then what happens to them, Glenn?

GLENN: Then you get better at the job and you go find another job. See, John, you can't tell me that you actually voted for Ronald Reagan because if you did, it was a giant mistake.

CALLER: (Inaudible).

GLENN: It was a giant mistake then for you, John, because you believe in socialism. Ronald Reagan did not.

CALLER: He was the -- I don't believe -- I don't have an ideology. I believe in people for the time. He was the right man at the right time.

GLENN: Okay. So who's the right man at the right time now? Karl Marx?

CALLER: No, I believe that the choices we had that John McCain of the choices we had.

GLENN: Okay, so Karl Marx Lite.

CALLER: No, if I had other choices, I --

GLENN: Let's stop -- John, let's stop with your aversion to using the word that you're a socialist now, that now you believe that socialism is a good thing. Admit it and then we can have a real conversation.

CALLER: I believe that society comes together to help each other. It is a --

GLENN: That's called charity. Now, do you believe in charity? Because what happens to those people that have left off of the card shop or GM or whatever? They can go to their churches and they can get charity. They can go to their families and get charity. They can go find another job and get charity, or they can go to the government and get socialism. So which are you for?

CALLER: Should they have to beg for their existence, Glenn?

GLENN: No, sir. Charity is not begging. Charity is charity. Socialism is stealing.

CALLER: It's stealing from the selfish.

GLENN: Stealing from the selfish, hmmm. You voted for Ronald Reagan.

CALLER: Three times.

GLENN: That's amazing to me.

CALLER: Three times.

GLENN: You should go back and read Ronald Reagan's words. So he's stealing from -- may I ask, John, what percentage of your income do you give to charity?

CALLER: I give -- I tithe 10% to my church.

GLENN: 10% to your church. So you're a 10% person. Good for you. Would you consider me greedy, sir?

CALLER: I don't -- I would --

GLENN: Well, I want people to be fired. I don't want socialism. You would be taking my money, John, from me. You are taking my money from me. So I must be greedy. Am I greedy, sir?

CALLER: Glenn, if society wishes to do that, that is the right of the society to do that.

GLENN: So -- wow. America, are you hearing this? If society, if the collective decides, then the collective can destroy the individual for the collective.

CALLER: You talk about the individual. You like to divide people into individuals, Glenn, but then you suck them back up into your group.

GLENN: I am for the individual. I have no group, sir. I have no group except maybe the group that believes in the individual like our founding fathers did. So far I haven't found a group that actually believes what I believe. I have found libertarians, but they don't really have a group because in that group there are atheists and God-fearing people, there are people that are -- you know, want to live off, you know, the power of the sun and people who want to burn coal. There's just individuals in that group. So tell me, sir, what my group is, John.

CALLER: The group who agrees with you, sir.

GLENN: You're a moron. The collective -- let me ask you this, John. Can the collective -- if the collective decides to do something, then they can do anything against the individual, right? Because if the collective decides to destroy me because I have more money, then they can do that, right?

CALLER: I don't think that would happen in a society of law.

GLENN: Okay. John, let's just, let's just go down with the theory that you yourself said could be done. What law is there, John, if the collective decides to do it? You are telling me that you can take money from the greedy. You and the collective get to decide who's greedy.

By the way, John, I give 20% of my salary. So am I greedy or are we both just doesn't really matter, we each get to choose what we do with our income? Which one is it? So if the collective gets to decide who's greedy and who they can take money from, which is what your theory is, the individual doesn't matter, it is the collective -- that's your theory, right? That's your theory, right, John?

CALLER: Society determines, yes.

GLENN: Society determines. Great. So then if society determines that slavery is okay, is it okay?

CALLER: From an individual standpoint, no.

GLENN: No, no, no, we're talking about society making the decision. The individual doesn't matter. It's the collective, what's good for all of society. If society agrees that slavery is okay, if the collective says that, then it's okay, right?

CALLER: No, that's not all right.

GLENN: Why isn't that one all right?

CALLER: It's immoral.

GLENN: Why is it immoral? Who decides what's immoral?

CALLER: I do.

GLENN: The individual decides what's immoral?

CALLER: I can decide that but I cannot expect society to abide by my own personal morals.

GLENN: Okay. So if you then -- hang on. I just want to make sure. If you then decide it's immoral but the collective says it's not, should you go along with slavery?

CALLER: No.

GLENN: No. What then should you do?

CALLER: I should fight against it.

GLENN: You should fight against it. Alone, or do you think maybe you might find others that think that slavery is immoral?

CALLER: Well, the whole group, any group that decides that it's immoral would fight against it collectively.

GLENN: Wow. So in other words, what you'd do is you'd fight against slavery and then you'd just suck everybody up into a group that agrees with you?

CALLER: Yes.

GLENN: Exactly what you just accused me of doing and saying it was a bad thing.

CALLER: That's right.

GLENN: All right then. I think we're done here, John. I think we're done. But thank you for calling. It's been enlightening.

"Restoring Hope" has been a labor of love for Glenn and his team and tonight is the night! "Restoring the Covenant" was supposed to take place in Boston, New York, Philadelphia, Gettysburg and Washington D.C. but thanks to COVID-19, that plan had to be scrapped. "Restoring Hope" is what was left after having to scrap nearly two years of planning. The Herald Journal in Idaho detailed what the event was supposed to be and what it turned into. Check out the article below to get all the details.

Glenn Beck discusses patriotic, religious program filmed at Idaho ranch

On July 2, commentator Glenn Beck and his partners will issue a challenge from Beck's corner of Franklin County to anyone who will listen: "Learn the truth, commit to the truth, then act on the truth."

Over the last few weeks, he has brought about 1,000 people to his ranch to record different portions of the program that accompanies the challenge. On June 19, about 400 members of the Millennial Choir and Orchestra met at West Side High School before boarding WSSD buses to travel to a still spring-green section of Beck's ranch to record their portion of the program.

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The current riots and movement to erase America's history are exactly in line with the New York Times' "1619 Project," which argues that America was rotten at its beginning, and that slavery and systemic racism are the roots of everything from capitalism to our lack of universal health care.

On this week's Wednesday night special, Glenn Beck exposed the true intent of the "1619 Project" and its creator, who justifies remaking America into a Marxist society. This clever lie is disguised as history, and it has already infiltrated our schools.

"The '1619 Project' desperately wants to pass itself off as legitimate history, but it totally kneecaps itself by ignoring so much of the American story. There's no mention of any black Americans who succeeded in spite of slavery, due to the free market capitalist system. In the 1619 Project's effort to take down America, black success stories are not allowed. Because they don't fit with the narrative. The role of white Americans in abolishing slavery doesn't fit the narrative either," Glenn said.

"The agenda is not ultimately about history," he added. "It's just yet another vehicle in the fleet now driven by elites in America toward socialism."

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Acclaimed environmentalist and author of "Apocalypse Never" Michael Shellenberger joined Glenn Beck on the radio program Wednesday to warn us about the true goals and effects of climate alarmism: It's become a "secular religion" that lowers standards of living in developed countries, holds developing countries back, and has environmental progress "exactly wrong."

Michael is a Time "Hero of the Environment," Green Book Award winner, and the founder and president of Environmental Progress. He has been called a "environmental guru," "climate guru," "North America's leading public intellectual on clean energy," and "high priest" of the environmental humanist movement for his writings and TED talks, which have been viewed more than 5 million times. But when Michael penned a stunning article in Forbes saying, "On Behalf of Environmentalists, I Apologize for the Climate Scare", the article was pulled just a few hours later. (Read more here.)

On the show, Micheal talked about how environmental alarmism has overtaken scientific fact, leading to a number of unfortunate consequences. He said one of the problems is that rich nations are blocking poor nations from being able to industrialize. Instead, they are seeking to make poverty sustainable, rather than to make poverty history.

"As a cultural anthropologist, I've been traveling to poorer countries and interviewing small farmers for over 30 years. And, obviously there are a lot of causes why countries are poor, but there's no reason we should be helping them to stay poor," Michael said. "A few years ago, there was a movement to make poverty history ... [but] it got taken over by the climate alarmist movement, which has been focused on depriving poor countries, not just of fossil fuels they need to develop, but also the large hydroelectric dams."

He offered the example of the Congo, one of the poorest countries in the world. The Congo has been denied the resources needed to build large hydroelectric dams, which are absolutely essential to pull people out of poverty. And one of the main groups preventing poor countries from the gaining financing they need to to build dams is based in Berkeley, California — a city that gets its electricity from hydroelectric dams.

"It's just unconscionable ... there are major groups, including the Sierra Club, that support efforts to deprive poor countries of energy. And, honestly, they've taken over the World Bank [which] used to fund the basics of development: roads, electricity, sewage systems, flood control, dams," Micheal said.

"Environmentalism, apocalyptic environmentalism in particular, has become the dominant religion of supposedly secular people in the West. So, you know, it's people at the United Nations. It's people that are in very powerful positions who are trying to impose 'nature's order' on societies," he continued. "And, of course, the problem is that nobody can figure out what nature is, and what it's not. That's not a particular good basis for organizing your economy."

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Dr. Voddie Baucham, Dean of Theology at African Christian University in Lusaka, Zambia, joined Glenn Beck on the radio program to explain why he agrees with Vice President Mike Pence's refusal to say the phrase "Black Lives Matter."

Baucham, who recently drew national attention when his sermon titled "Ethnic Gnosticism" resurfaced online, said the phrase has been trademarked by a dangerous, violent, Marxist movement that doesn't care about black lives except to use them as political pawns.

"We have to separate this movement from the issues," Baucham warned. "I know that [Black Lives Matter] is a phrase that is part of an organization. It is a trademark phrase. And it's a phrase designed to use black people.

"That phrase dehumanizes black people, because it makes them pawns in a game that has nothing whatsoever to do with black people and their dignity. And has everything to do with a divisive agenda that is bigger than black people. That's why I'm not going to use that phrase, because I love black people. I love being black."

Baucham warned that Black Lives Matter -- a radical Marxist movement -- is using black people and communities to push a dangerous and divisive narrative. He encouraged Americans to educate themselves on the organization's agenda and belief statement.

"This movement is dangerous. This movement is vicious. And this movement uses black people," he emphasized. "And so if I'm really concerned about issues in the black community -- and I am -- then I have to refuse, and I have to repudiate that organization. Because they stand against that for which I am advocating."

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