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GLENN: From Radio City in Midtown Manhattan, third most listened to show in all of America. Hello, you sick twisted freak. Welcome to the Glenn Beck program. May name is coincidentally enough Glenn Beck. That's why they hired me for this program. Here is what I I hope you were listening last hour and I said please call all your friends. Make sure they gather around the radio because I, for the first time in I don't know how long, I see an actual light at the end of the tunnel. I'll be real honest with you, and I've never lied to you, but I will be real honest with you. The 9/12 Project was a grasp for me. I know that you are the secret. I know that you are the answer. I know that you are the answer to the economy, you are the answer to the end of corruption. You are the answer. And I'm going to share with you something that I read in this old novel written by one of the chief progressives back in the early 1900s and it says everything. It says why we're in this predicament and it's because too many of us, me included just, you know, they will deal with it; I'm busy; I got other things to do. And I know when you're involved, I know when the American people want to rally and step to the plate and save their country, they will. But quite honestly, you know what, it's like this: I know that there is a politician out there. I knew all last election this is the best we can do? This isn't the best we can do. And then I met Sarah Palin. Oh, my gosh. Now, she may not be the one that should be the president. I don't know. But she gave me great hope that somebody is out there doing it and doing it right and gets it! So I've been trudging along saying, hey, we're going to make it, we're going to make it and we've got to get together. But I hadn't seen the light at the end of the tunnel. I'm beginning to see just tunnel and more tunnel. Where's the light at the end of the tunnel? Where is someone with a torch that says, come on, this way! I just knew we had to stay together. Oh, I am here to tell you I see the light at the end of the tunnel.

Last hour when I started to describe this and said get all your friends together, make sure they are listening to this next hour, it's like a zombie movie. This hour let me tell you that what we're living in right now is the matrix. If you saw the movie The Matrix, what we are living in right now, it doesn't make sense. It doesn't even feel real. It feels like we're watching a movie, and it has for a long time. It's not about Barack Obama. It's about Barack Obama and George Bush and Bill Clinton and George H. W., it's been going on forever. And it doesn't seem right, and we're arguing about things that we shouldn't be arguing about and they just, it's a play, and we are pawns and we've finally gotten to the place now to where we can look at each other and go, oh, my gosh, yeah! We denied it for a long time.

The independents of this country are growing by leaps and bounds. They are growing faster than the Republicans are going down and faster than the Democrats are going down. But you combine how many people are dissatisfied with the Democrats with the number of people who are dissatisfied with the Republicans and you have the going up number of independents. It is like take the red pill or the blue pill. Do you want to live in the matrix? Do you want to keep playing this game, or do you want to wake up knowing that once you wake up, it's going to be a tough battle and it is going to be a battle to the end.

There is software that is running. It is called the progressive, the early 20th century progressive movement. It is software. It is software if I have time later, I have to explain. What I realized last night, finally something else clicked into my mind on the stress test. I know why it happened. I get it now. It's part of this software, and it's creating this illusion. It's why you feel there's no choice, why every time you're electing somebody, you're like, okay, he's better than the other guy. Because there is no real choice! The software has designed these choices for you and it's running a program. It makes you feel like you're in charge, but you're not.

Now, what is going to there are things because what we argue on all the time is what's going to slow this down. Forget about slowing it down. That's where we've been lately: What can slow this down, what can stop this? And the only thing that you keep coming up with, if we're honest with each other, is that at some point this system and our people, our country will be so separate from their government that the people will have to rise up. That's not a good option. I've been warning you on that option. That's a bad, bad option because that leads us to France and the French Revolution: Guillotines, prisons, death, chaos. Bad.

What shuts the matrix off? What is the matrix afraid of? Where is the power source of the matrix? Unplug it. Can we just infect the software? That's one option. Or can we unplug the machine so the whole thing goes... I've told you we've got to start challenging the Constitution. We have to start challenging the government. We have to start saying, "You know what, we're going to adopt a sovereignty clauses in our states." But that was to throw the matrix up against the wall and scare them. It was like I was talking last hour, the zombies: Throw them up against the wall and hold them at bay. Scare them. Thomas Jefferson said a government, where a government is afraid of its people, there is liberty. Where the people are afraid of their government, there is tyranny. So that was, let's throw them against the wall. Instead the people of Montana and the people of Texas and the people of Utah, whoa. Texas and the mountain region and now the people in Tennessee. They've all come to the same conclusion: If we challenge the government on gun laws, specifically in this one way, if we make a gun in Texas and if it's purchased in Texas this is a Montana thing. So I should probably use Montana. If it is made in Montana, purchased in Montana and remains in Montana, there is no reason the federal government should have any regulation on that gun.

Now, that might sound ridiculous, that might sound like another attempt to throw it back, but it's not. This is an attempt to go after something that has been bothering me for about a year because when I saw that FDR you learned in history about court packing, right? FDR wanted to pack the courts. He wanted to put more justices on because he couldn't get his way on something. He then tried to say we should force these people to retire; they're too old. Because he couldn't get his way on something. Then he said, "You know what, these people are bad people and you should rise up against these Supreme Court justices," but it didn't work. It took him ten years to get what he wanted and it was a court case decided in his favor. I think it was 1941 or maybe 1942, about a farmer who just wanted to grow wheat. He was only growing wheat. He was grinding it. His wife was making bread. He wasn't selling it. He was doing it himself. The government made the case that he couldn't do that without federal regulation. It was fought in court. It was finally decided. That one case changed America. When that one case happened, now everything now you had to have certain hour workweek. Now you had to have federal regulations of hourly wages. Now the state could tell every businessman, every farm owner, every individual exactly what to do. Forget about the state. It was the State with a capital S. It changed and buried our Constitution and our founders' dream. What they're doing in Montana is challenging that, in the way that the justices have been waiting.

You've got six justices that don't like that decision. I think it might even be seven that do not like that decision from the 1940s, that think that it was a wrong decision, but they've never been willing to take it on because if they don't take it on on the right case and the people aren't involved, congress will make it worse. This is the case, but it doesn't it cannot just happen in Montana. It has to happen in all of the states, or a lot of them. Because of something called emerging consensus, this is a new thing that the Court loves: "Well, where are the people going." This is why they want the state this is the strategy for gay marriage: Get the states to pass these laws that okay gay marriage, then short circuit the system, get it kicked up to the Supreme Court, and the Supreme Court is bound to look at emerging consensus and say, "This is where the states are moving; so we've got to do this." That's the new progressive way to do it. Well, if emerging consensus is state rights, specifically and I'll explain later specifically on guns, the matrix is unplugged and the power goes to the states.

I will explain this in the coming days. Next week we'll explain it. We'll explain it in the newsletter which is free. We're going to have some experts write on it. We're going to talk to the people who are doing it, why they're doing it. And on next Friday's show on television, we're going to do a full hour. We're going to assemble those experts. We're going to put them in the studio and we're going to have them explain it and give you a plan of action, but I'm telling you, I think this is one of the reasons why the 9/12 Project was put I knew keep people together, I knew grassroots, network, but somebody else I think has come up with a darn good shot at a solution. And if you look I thought, oh, there's no way. You know, Supreme Court, that's if you read two cases, and we'll get into them next week. If you read two cases, would you have got the four conservative strict constructionalist judges. You know how they're going to vote. You need five. There are two other justices who have ruled on interstate commerce clause and on the on two cases involving interstate commerce, and they have both said, "This law is wrong; it should be overturned, not on this case because it's not the right case and it's not they are reading it wrong, et cetera, et cetera. We want to overturn it. Because the gun is involved, this, America will pay attention because if they lose, now you've got the congress with full control of guns. I think it could be it. I thinking the light at the end of the tunnel. It's a two year process. But this is something that is going to distract the matrix. This is going to the matrix now is going to go, oh, crap, we've got to work on this. Because they will immediately know. I ask myself, why has this not been covered? We've been talking about it all week. Why has no one been covering this? Because they didn't get it. Believe me, this is the path, or at least one of them, and a really good shot, and it's going to be as soon as the progressive movement gets it, they are going to be telling you that there's going to be, you know, child pornography in, you know, Idaho and there's going to be guns that are bazookas and tanks, they are going to say that people are going to be enslaving children to make wooden shoes in Florida, which, maybe that's a problem with wooden shoes, they are just not cheap enough. But it takes the power of the federal government to regulate everything in your life. Dunkin' Donuts may still have to be regulated because of interstate commerce, but if you're a mom and pop store, they ain't got nothing to say about you. You don't like what they're doing in your state, move to another state. The federal government won't tell you what to do. Only your state will. It gives the power back to you. There are some constitutional scholars that believe this would reset it back to Jefferson. I don't happen to believe that. I'd like to get back, I'd like to get back to 1900 and the understanding of the Constitution and the power of the state and stop capitalizing the state when it looks at the federal government. Okay, great stuff. Pass this on. I'm going to have the e mail newsletter for you next week. Start paying attention to those stories in the newsletter. I'm going to not only going to explain it so you can send it to all your friends, but what you need to do is you need to start organizing on this. Pay attention. Learn. We'll help you do all of it. Learn. Get it into your statehouses. You've got if we could have 20 states do exactly what they've done or similar things on guns in their states, an emerging consensus, Montana is ready to short circuit the system. They go on sale in November. They have designed this system to be challenged immediately. On the first day those guns are for sale, they are going to be challenged in the court. There's a good chance it's going to be kicked up, but the Supreme Court doesn't have to take it, unless other states are also being challenged and they are kicked up into all the different circuit courts of appeals and they all start to conflict with each other. The matrix says, "Uh oh," and it has to be answered by the Supreme Court because it will all be in conflict. Risk big, win big. Risk big, lose big. But pray for those Supreme Court justices, that they all eat broccoli, that they all are on a treadmill. God save them until you can get this into court.

In light of the national conversation surrounding the rights of free speech, religion and self-defense, Mercury One is thrilled to announce a brand new initiative launching this Father's Day weekend: a three-day museum exhibition in Dallas, Texas focused on the rights and responsibilities of American citizens.

This event seeks to answer three fundamental questions:

  1. As Americans, what responsibility do we shoulder when it comes to defending our rights?
  2. Do we as a nation still agree on the core principles and values laid out by our founding fathers?
  3. How can we move forward amidst uncertainty surrounding the intent of our founding ideals?

Attendees will be able to view historical artifacts and documents that reveal what has made America unique and the most innovative nation on earth. Here's a hint: it all goes back to the core principles and values this nation was founded on as laid out in the Declaration of Independence and the Bill of Rights.

Exhibits will show what the world was like before mankind had rights and how Americans realized there was a better way to govern. Throughout the weekend, Glenn Beck, David Barton, Stu Burguiere, Doc Thompson, Jeffy Fisher and Brad Staggs will lead private tours through the museum, each providing their own unique perspectives on our rights and responsibilities.

Schedule a private tour or purchase general admission ticket below:

Dates:
June 15-17

Location:

Mercury Studios

6301 Riverside Drive, Irving, TX 75039

Learn more about the event here.

About Mercury One: Mercury One is a 501(c)(3) charity founded in 2011 by Glenn Beck. Mercury One was built to inspire the world in the same way the United States space program shaped America's national destiny and the world. The organization seeks to restore the human spirit by helping individuals and communities help themselves through honor, faith, courage, hope and love. In the words of Glenn Beck:

We don't stand between government aid and people in need. We stand with people in need so they no longer need the government

Some of Mercury One's core initiatives include assisting our nation's veterans, providing aid to those in crisis and restoring the lives of Christians and other persecuted religious minorities. When evil prevails, the best way to overcome it is for regular people to do good. Mercury One is committed to helping sustain the good actions of regular people who want to make a difference through humanitarian aid and education initiatives. Mercury One will stand, speak and act when no one else will.

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What happened?

A New York judge ruled Tuesday that a 30-year-old still living in his parents' home must move out, CNN reported.

Failure to launch …

Michael Rotondo, who had been living in a room in his parents' house for eight years, claims that he is owed a six-month notice even though they gave him five notices about moving out and offered to help him find a place and to help pay for repairs on his car.

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“I think the notice is sufficient," New York State Supreme Court Judge Donald Greenwood said.

What did the son say?

Rotondo “has never been expected to contribute to household expenses, or assisted with chores and the maintenance of the premises, and claims that this is simply a component of his living agreement," he claimed in court filings.

He told reporters that he plans to appeal the “ridiculous" ruling.

Reform Conservatism and Reaganomics: A middle road?

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Senator Marco Rubio broke Republican ranks recently when he criticized the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act by stating that “there's no evidence whatsoever that the money's been massively poured back into the American worker." Rubio is wrong on this point, as millions of workers have received major raises, while the corporate tax cuts have led to a spike in capital expenditure (investment on new projects) of 39 percent. However, the Florida senator is revisiting an idea that was front and center in the conservative movement before Donald Trump rode down an escalator in June of 2015: reform conservatism.

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The "reformicons," like Rubio, supported moving away from conservative or supply-side orthodoxy and toward policies such as the expansion of the child and earned income tax credits. On the other hand, longstanding conservative economic theory indicates that corporate tax cuts, by lowering disincentives on investment, will lead to long-run economic growth that will end up being much more beneficial to the middle class than tax credits.

But asking people to choose between free market economic orthodoxy and policies guided towards addressing inequality and the concerns of the middle class is a false dichotomy.

Instead of advocating policies that many conservatives might dismiss as redistributionist, reformicons should look at the ways government action hinders economic opportunity and exacerbates income inequality. Changing policies that worsen inequality satisfies limited government conservatives' desire for free markets and reformicons' quest for a more egalitarian America. Furthermore, pushing for market policies that reduce the unequal distribution of wealth would help attract left-leaning people and millennials to small government principles.

Criminal justice reform is an area that reformicons and free marketers should come together around. The drug war has been a disaster, and the burden of this misguided government approach have fallen on impoverished minority communities disproportionately, in the form of mass incarceration and lower social mobility. Not only has the drug war been terrible for these communities, it's proved costly to the taxpayer––well over a trillion dollars has gone into the drug war since its inception, and $80 billion dollars a year goes into mass incarceration.

Prioritizing retraining and rehabilitation instead of overcriminalization would help address inequality, fitting reformicons' goals, and promote a better-trained workforce and lower government spending, appealing to basic conservative preferences.

Government regulations tend to disproportionately hurt small businesses and new or would-be entrepreneurs. In no area is this more egregious than occupational licensing––the practice of requiring a government-issued license to perform a job. The percentage of jobs that require licenses has risen from five percent to 30 percent since 1950. Ostensibly justified by public health concerns, occupational licensing laws have, broadly, been shown to neither promote public health nor improve the quality of service. Instead, they serve to provide a 15 percent wage boost to licensed barbers and florists, while, thanks to the hundreds of hours and expensive fees required to attain the licenses, suppressing low-income entrepreneurship, and costing the economy $200 billion dollars annually.

Those economic losses tend to primarily hurt low-income people who both can't start businesses and have to pay more for essential services. Rolling back occupational licenses will satisfy the business wing's desire for deregulation and a more free market and the reformicons' support for addressing income inequality and increasing opportunity.

The favoritism at play in the complex tax code perpetuates inequality.

Tax expenditures form another opportunity for common ground between the Rubio types and the mainstream. Tax deductions and exclusions, both on the individual and corporate sides of the tax code, remain in place after the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. Itemized deductions on the individual side disproportionately benefit the wealthy, while corporate tax expenditures help well-connected corporations and sectors, such as the fossil fuel industry.

The favoritism at play in the complex tax code perpetuates inequality. Additionally, a more complicated tax code is less conducive to economic growth than one with lower tax rates and fewer exemptions. Therefore, a simpler tax code with fewer deductions and exclusions would not only create a more level playing field, as the reformicons desire, but also additional economic growth.

A forward-thinking economic program for the Republican Party should marry the best ideas put forward by both supply-siders and reform conservatives. It's possible to take the issues of income inequality and lack of social mobility seriously, while also keeping mainstay conservative economic ideas about the importance of less cumbersome regulations and lower taxes.

Alex Muresianu is a Young Voices Advocate studying economics at Tufts University. He is a contributor for Lone Conservative, and his writing has appeared in Townhall and The Daily Caller. He can be found on Twitter @ahardtospell.

Is this what inclusivity and tolerance look like? Fox News host Tomi Lahren was at a weekend brunch with her mom in Minnesota when other patrons started yelling obscenities and harassing her. After a confrontation, someone threw a drink at her, the moment captured on video for social media.

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On today's show, Pat and Jeffy talked about this uncomfortable moment and why it shows that supposedly “tolerant" liberals have to resort to physical violence in response to ideas they don't like.