Glenn Beck: Pay for grades?


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GLENN: There's a story about how Michael Bloomberg is paying kids to get good grades in school, and it's working. I'm sorry. I don't care if it's working. I mean, are we really to the point to where we'll pay kids not just to   we're giving them a free education. We're going to pay them if they get certain grades. What is the next   I've been trying to noodle this this morning. What's the next step from that? Everybody will just   because that's the problem with I think our society is we just concentrate on the first step: Well, okay, we're going to do that. Well, what does that lead to? What's the next thing? Can anybody be a stunt brain for me on that, call me up? 888 727 BECK. Because I know   and it ain't gonna be good.

For instance, if you do community service, you get, you know, better chance of getting admissions into college. Well, what is the next step on that? People aren't doing community service unless they get something out of it. Barack Obama now wants to do this national service program. It's a nightmare. You should serve because   again, again the progressive idea never perfects man. It forces man to do something. Community service should be because you want to serve your community, not because you get paid for it, not because, you know, you get a good grade for it, not because you get into college, not because you get a scholarship, not because you get college money. You should do it because it's the right thing to do.

Stu?

STU: Isn't this, though, just   I mean, isn't it essentially the same thing as an allowance for chores? I mean, you should be doing chores anyway, helping around the house. But you give an allowance. I mean, it teaches   it's essentially using the principles of capitalism to get things done. I'm generally in favor of that.

GLENN: Okay, here's the difference. With chores you're earning your keep. With chores you just don't live in the house for free. Everybody works together. You help put the groceries away, you take out the garbage. We're a team. We're working together.

STU: Right. You are earning your keep. You are getting something for free that you should be working for anyway. Why give an allowance?

GLENN: Right. But you are not giving this for free. You are not getting an education for free. We're already paying for it. So we're already giving you something.

STU: So in essence they are giving a little bit of money back. What's the problem? A performance based incentive. I don't know what your issue with that is.

GLENN: You're serious?

STU: Mildly. But I mean, I could   I am a little torn on something like that because in a way   and again, I don't know how these people can figure out that capitalism works in this scenario and it doesn't work in any of the other ones. This is the only time they can ever figure it out. But in essence you are rewarding good performance. I don't necessarily have a problem with that. Although it's   

GLENN: It's not your job. It's your honor, it's your privilege.

STU: Right.

GLENN: It is accept the gift. And if you don't want the gift, then don't take the gift. But I'm not going to bail you out for the rest of your life, either. See, this is the problem. People don't apply themselves because they don't have to.

STU: But here if they do apply themselves, they get rewarded. That's a principle that is taught   

GLENN: They get rewarded in life. You get rewarded in life. You get a good education, there are rewards that come with a good education. It's free.

STU: But you are saying one reward is free and the other isn't.

GLENN: No. The reason why nobody takes their education seriously is because you don't have to pay for it, you don't have to work for nothing. It means nothing, you get it for free, you gotta do it. It's the same with public housing versus private housing. If you give somebody a stake, if they've had to work for their house and they have a stake in that house, chances are they take much better care of it. But if it's just a free house, they don't care.

STU: Right. But if you are talking about results, I mean, again no one would ever propose this. But if you are talking about results and you paid the people living in public housing to take care of it, you can be sure that they probably would.

GLENN: This is me being a Hertz rental car company, okay? This is me saying, "Oh, you want to rent a car? Okay. Why don't you rent the car and, by the way, you are coming into Chicago and I just love you being in Chicago. So I'm going to give you the car for free. And I'm going to pay you for not hitting other cars." Return the car and take care of the car. But if I gave you the car for free, you wouldn't.

STU: But in essence when you are renting a car like that, there is part of the price that's built in that they are taking extra money for people who don't do that. So   

GLENN: Yeah, but this is a free one. They are not paying for this.

STU: They are not paying for   

GLENN: This is free education.

STU: They are paying for it in taxes, in theory.

GLENN: Uh huh.

STU: If they weren't billions of dollars in debt, that argument would make sense.

GLENN: Yes.

STU: But you know what I'm saying. In theory the system is paid for by   this is what they argue with healthcare, too. In theory we could pay people to go and take these tests every once in a while so we can make sure they are actually healthy and not just overlooking easily cured things.

GLENN: I don't buy that for a hundred different reasons. It makes me angry that we're giving somebody for free   it's like, hey, come to my ice cream store; I'm going to give you free ice cream. Oh, and if you don't trash my place, I'll pay you for it.

STU: But is there a possibility that this actually   let's just take that we live in a world that's insane. We've got that on the table. But isn't there a possibility that you actually are teaching a kid a capitalist principle?

GLENN: Yeah. I was going to say the only explanation that I   the only theory that I'll entertain is that it is teaching capitalism.

STU: Yeah.

GLENN: But at the same time I guarantee the tests include things that are anticapitalist.

STU: If you understand socialism really well, you'll get a capitalism benefit.

GLENN: It's just ridiculous.

When Biden was given the keys to the Oval Office in January 2021, gas was $2.50 a gallon and the inflation rate was 1.4%. Today gas is at $3.32 a gallon and the inflation rate is at 7% ... and STILL RISING. These are just 12 months of numbers, but we’re clearly in a worrying decline. While the economy has opened up more post-COVID, it’s not just getting worse — we’re going IN REVERSE.

On "Glenn TV" Wednesday, Glenn Beck heads to the chalkboard (and the very top of his studio ceiling) to explain what’s happening to inflation and why it’s so hard for your family to afford basic goods and groceries. It’s not “corporate greed,” as Democrats have been telling you. The Biden administration wants to continue to spend trillions of dollars to “reinvent capitalism,” but that’s in addition to the trillions that are being pumped out IN THE SHADOWS.

Glenn exposes what the Fed has been doing behind closed doors and shows us the tidal wave that’s about to hit. He’s looked at the numbers, and they're frightening. Carol Roth, former Wall Street investment banker and author of “The War on Small Business,” gives advice to Americans who want to protect their checking and savings accounts before it’s too late.

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The stock markets have taken a nosedive in the biggest downtrend since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020. But that's nothing compared to what's coming thanks to our government's embrace of modern monetary theory, warned BlazeTV's Glenn Beck on the radio program.

"It really is important that you understand what's happening to us," Glenn stated. "Modern monetary theory is truly the [fuel] ... for the great reset. It is the idea that we can print as much money and spend as much money as we want," he explained.

"Then the next step is to release the Federal Reserve digital currency and make payments by other currencies [including cryptocurrencies] illegal," he continued. "And you're seeing it happen now in real time. Why would they do this? Because you cannot print this kind of money without having absolute control over how it is spent."

Glenn broke down the steps powerful political organizations — like the Federal Reserve — will take to end currency competition and enact a Federal digital dollar, which will allow for the government to have complete control over how we spend our money.

"This is what's coming. This is coming quickly, and events will make it move faster. For instance, why is Joe Biden basically giving Ukraine to Russia? He's giving it to them. He he knows Russia's not afraid of him. Putin knows that [Biden] is not going to do anything ... neither is NATO. They're not going to do anything," Glenn said.

"It's because war resets everything. War is the best great resetter. Changes boundaries. It changes borders. It changes laws. It changes societies. It changes currencies. It changes everything. And in the end you just want the war to stop. And so you you accept whatever it is the terms are that you're going to have to live under now. We're in very, very dangerous times. The only way to survive this is to know why they are dangerous times."

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Chances are, you've noticed that many large companies have decided to become woke activists, despite the fact that alienating half your customer base is a terrible business strategy.

This woke shift isn't being driven by the usual market forces. It's the Great Reset's ESG score system at work, Glenn Beck said on "GlennTV." Under the “environmental, social, and governance” score system, companies will no longer make decisions based on what you, the consumer, want. Now, it's all about what those in power deem society should want. And it's not just businesses that are affected, he explained.

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11 things you can do to help stop the Great Reset

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The foundation of the American way of life is freedom from tyranny, which can only exist in a nation that defends the rights, powers, and property of individuals and families. Over the past two centuries, the greatest threats to liberty have come from governments, both foreign and domestic. And from the beaches of Normandy to the civil rights movement of the 1960s, Americans have repeatedly conquered the challenges placed before them by those seeking to extinguish or limit individual rights.

However, over the past few years, a new, potentially catastrophic danger has emerged, but not primarily from the halls of Congress or state capitols. This threat to freedom has largely emanated from the board rooms of the world’s wealthiest, most powerful corporations, large financial institutions, central banks, and international organizations such as the United Nations and World Economic Forum.

In an attempt to secure vast amounts of wealth and influence over society, corporate CEOs, bankers, and investors, working closely with key government officials, have launched a unified effort to impose environmental, social, and governance (ESG) standards on most of the industrialized global economy. ESG standards are also referred to as “sustainable investment” or “stakeholder capitalism.” According to a report by KPMG, thousands of companies, located in more than 50 countries, already have ESG systems in place, including 82 percent of large companies in the United States.

ESG standards are designed to create a “great reset of capitalism” and to “revamp all aspects of our societies and economies, from education to social contracts and working conditions.” ESG supporters plan to enact these radical changes by using ESG schemes to alter how businesses and investments are evaluated, so that instead of focusing on the quality of goods and services, profits, and other traditional economic metrics, companies — including financial institutions — are evaluated largely on their commitment to social justice and environmental causes and then assigned scores so that companies can be compared, rewarded, or potentially punished.

Supporters of the movement for a Great Reset also plan on using technology to limit free speech and privacy rights, and they support creating vast new government programs that are designed to transform the Western economy via the Green New Deal, European Green Deal, a federal jobs guarantee, and basic income programs.

Together, the proposals that make up the Great Reset represent the most serious threat to freedom in the West since the fall of the Soviet Union and perhaps since World War II. But there is hope. We can stop the Great Reset, but only if we act quickly and with great conviction.

Below are 11 steps you can take to push back against the Great Reset. These steps represent a powerful bottom-up, grassroots approach to the Great Reset’s top-down plan to remake the world. Although many of these steps won’t be easy for everyone to take, they are essential for ensuring that our children and grandchildren will grow up in a world that protects the rights of individuals and empowers families, rather than wealthy special interests, financial institutions, and large corporations.

1. Live Not by Lies: The time for remaining quiet is over. When you hear or see something that you know to be false, speak up. Be kind, generous, and compassionate, but do not, under any circumstances, allow lies to infect your life. Further, do not support organizations, publications, politicians, schools, or any other institutions that regularly promote false claims.

2. Buy Local: The reason the Great Reset is so powerful is because so many of us have become totally dependent on large multinational corporations. They can be easily manipulated in a way that small, local businesses cannot. Learn to buy local, whenever possible, even if it means spending more money on your purchases. Yes, big corporations offer conveniences and low prices that many small businesses can’t compete with, but those benefits come with a great cost: your freedom.

3. Bank Local: Big financial institutions and banks are driving much of the Great Reset movement. They have started to use their incredible wealth and power to alter society by financing only those businesses who agree to the terms of the Great Reset. This problem is going to get worse, so it’s important to find local banks and credit unions you can trust and who refuse to utilize ESG scores and other discriminatory schemes.

4. Support Local Farms: If you live in an area that has local farms and farmer’s markets, consider buying as many of your groceries as possible from farmers. In the future, food production and distribution are going to change dramatically. It’s important that you support local farmers and build relationships with individuals who can provide you with the goods you need in a time of crisis. One of our main goals must be to make local communities as self-sufficient as possible, and that cannot happen unless we support local farms.

5. Be Vocal: After starting to shop and bank locally, be sure to tell big financial institutions and corporations why they have lost your business. They need to know that their decisions have serious consequences.

6. Run for Local Government: Local and state governments will soon be our most important defense against the Great Reset. Consider running for your local school board, zoning board, or even for a state legislative office. If you don’t feel qualified for these positions, find someone who shares your values and help them run for office. If we don’t have control of our local governments, we won’t be able to halt the Great Reset.

7. Demand That Your State Pass Laws Against ESG Scores: In America, states have a tremendous amount of power to slow the Great Reset and protect their citizens from abuses by large corporations, banks, and international institutions. They can do this by passing laws that make the use of ESG metrics and other, similar systems by financial institutions illegal, when used as a precondition for banking services, financing, investment, etc. ESG scores are, by definition, discriminatory and should be made illegal by state lawmakers who care about protecting their citizens’ rights.

8. Make Responsible Spending a Key Issue for Politicians: In recent years, politicians on the ideological left and right have totally abandoned responsible fiscal policy in favor of vast money printing and loose monetary policies. The many trillions of dollars that have been “printed” in recent years put our economy at risk and are being used to fuel the Great Reset. Without these trillions of dollars of printed money, it would be exceptionally difficult for governments and financial institutions to buy off corporations.

9. Organize Anti-Great Reset Groups: No matter where you live, there are Americans in your community who do not support the Great Reset — Republicans, Democrats, and independents alike. Find like-minded neighbors and organize a local, peaceful resistance. Find people you can trust and agree to support one another when times get tough. Now, more than ever, we need to develop dependable communities.

10. Buy Property and Diversify: Property ownership is going to become increasingly more difficult in the months and years to come. It’s important that you work with a qualified financial adviser to help you figure out the best way to buy property and diversify your investments. Buying hard assets, including real estate and precious metals, could be a good way for you to protect against the Great Reset and a possible financial collapse. If you already own property, resist selling it to large corporations and financial institutions, whenever possible. (This is not financial advice, and I’m not a financial adviser. Talk to an expert you trust before taking action!)

11. Make the Great Reset a Litmus Test for Politicians: Before supporting politicians, find out if they know what the Great Reset is and what they plan to do to stop it. If they aren’t familiar with the Great Reset or don’t have a plan to halt it, then demand that they learn about the Great Reset and develop a proposal to prevent it. Political leaders who refuse to take the Great Reset seriously do not deserve your support. This is the key issue of our generation.