Glenn's Grinchy Neighbors



STU: If you think about it, I mean, what is Santa's sleigh doing the other 364 days a year? You could be shipping in illegal immigrants, flying them right over the border. What are we going to do about it?

GLENN: Santa -- no, it's Santos. Close enough. I got Santos Claus decorating the trees. He's doing some illegal work. So is Santa. He's not a citizen. He's in my frickin' chimney once a year cleaning that thing out. He's like a chimneysweep. That's where kids should get -- you know what, that's where kids should be able to get you. Do you ever have to have your chimney cleaned? They would be like, why, why? Don't you have a fat man going down that chimney once a year? Doesn't that clean it out? See what I'm saying?

STU: You could say Santos Claus already did it.

GLENN: I'm just sayin'.

STU: I like this business model. I mean --

GLENN: So I'm thinking about just leaving threatening letters in all of the e-mail boxes.

STU: Because you want them to be more festive.

GLENN: Yeah.

STU: Because there's nothing that works more to encourage this behavior than threatening. Why don't you cut out letters from a magazine and send them. That will be even more effective.

GLENN: I'm thinking about, that's a good idea and just, I'll be wearing my winter gloves while I do it. I don't think that's a bad idea. I feel like -- I mean, I drive down the neighborhood and it's like, what's wrong with you people?

STU: It does seem like there's a cut in Christmas cheer this year. Is there something we can measure on that? Because every year me and my wife will drive -- my wife and I will drive around the neighborhood and we will look at all the nice big houses and all their big lights and their fanciness and they go crazy and, like, they outdecorate each other. I love that. Doesn't seem to be a lot of it this year.

GLENN: I live in, you know, a rich neighborhood. What's wrong with you people? I'm going to start hammering them. They're like bad rich people.

STU: They do tend to decorate like they're in a catalog from Pottery Barn.

"Trust me, teach your children class from the getgo or they will be -- look. You start with one snow globe in the front yard. Next thing you got three. That one's a little old. Next thing you know your children are drinking beer directly from the can."

- Glenn Beck


STU: Rich people. They've got the wreaths, they have got the white lights. It's so classy, it's almost like --

GLENN: It could be almost summer. I mean, it's not that I want to go to the big, those big blowup things in the front yard. Those things drive me crazy. You know what? I'm not for -- I'm not a big tax guy but I think there should be a special -- there should be a special tax on those things.

STU: On Santas, snowmen?

GLENN: No, no, those big snowball things.

STU: The snow?

GLENN: You know, the snow globes.

STU: Okay, the snow globes, yes.

GLENN: The snow globes, I think there should be an extra tax on those.

STU: Percentage-wise.

GLENN: To discourage people from buying those.

STU: What's the tax?

GLENN: 100%. I'm just thinking 100% tax would be good.

STU: Well, if you have children. If you have kids.

GLENN: Nope.

STU: You should be able to get maybe a tax break.

GLENN: Trust me, teach your children class from the getgo or they will be -- look. You start with one snow globe in the front yard. Next thing you got three. That one's a little old. Next thing you know your children are drinking beer directly from the can.

STU: Who would ever do such a thing (laughing). Yeah, I'm not a big fan of the inflatables, I think. I don't think they work.

GLENN: You know what I want? I want -- and I don't think I can put them without burning my house down. I want the retrolights. Do they make them anymore?

STU: I love those things.

GLENN: I love those. Somebody did, in another town next to mine, -- I mean, why have anybody do it in my town? They put the retrolights. They have this enormous tree. I mean, it's -- I'm not kidding you it's the size of the tree in Rockefeller Plaza, you know, but it's planted and there's no big building full of liberals in it. But there is this huge tree and they decorated it with a big huge colored light bulbs.

STU: Oh, yeah, those are really nice. Those are classy. We used to have a little blue spruce type of tree out in front of our yard and that's the only thing I think of when I see those lights is that one tree. Those lights are fantastic.

GLENN: See, I'm thinking of the whole, the light thing. You've got to get Santos gloves to do it. Because me, I'm riddled with ADD and I never -- like, half of it looks good and then the second half, and I'm already inside because we're an artificial tree family and I regret that move. Pieces of crap.

STU: You are regretting that?


STU: I think most people when they make the conversion, they miss the charm but wind up regretting it.

GLENN: No, I don't miss the charm at all.

STU: What do you miss?

GLENN: We burn the candle and say, honey, look, smells like a tree.

STU: Isn't that poisoning you and giving you black lung?

GLENN: Whatever, smells good in the house. I spend now most of the time, you know, holding the tree at the bottom and trying to turn it just far enough so my wife says, "Okay, wait, wait, wait, stop there, stop, stop, stop, okay, it's not that part of the tree that's burned out. That's covered now. But unfortunately the part in the middle. Can you change just a little bit." I mean, it takes an hour. I mean, you know, --

STU: Just so you know, that's not an artificial tree problem. That's a wife problem.

GLENN: You think so?

STU: Yes, I think so. Like she shouldn't be with you.

GLENN: And, you know, when I first got it, I -- wait a minute. What?

STU: Sorry.

GLENN: When I first got the artificial tree, I thought it was, oh -- because it's such a pain in the neck to go out and get it and then bring it in and take it out and I always -- I mean, you can put an eye out with that thing. It's just, I want to put it -- I want just a little asbestos and then at the end of the holiday on December -- I'll go for January 1st and just set it on fire and it burns out. I just burn everything off the tree.

STU: Yeah, I like that. We had this problem last year because last year we had a real tree and it was really full and we couldn't get it out anywhere in our entire house. Like there was no way we could get it out of the house because we forgot to put the tree bag on it. So there's no way to make it smaller and it was dried out. We kept it out too long. I had to come out with, like, clippers and clip off every branch of the tree, put them in a bag and then take out just the --

GLENN: See, that's just not -- but then what happens is you end up putting -- you end up doing the same thing with a fake tree except you put it in a box that now has been, you know, the same box for four years. So it's all busted and taped and ripped and everything else and it doesn't hold it in. Then you get so frustrated. Maybe I'm just speaking for me. You get so frustrated that you're jumping up and down on the tree and then you break some of the limbs and then the next year when you undo it, then your wife says, how did these limbs get broken? And you say, I don't know, maybe the dog was jumping on it. I'm not sure.

And now the kids are, you know, -- quite honestly our tree looks like it's been decorated by Corky, it does. Because it's like at the top of it is like everything breakable and then the bottom is like all Nerf ornaments and the very bottom is anything that doesn't look like food to my German Shepherd. So it's like three zones. It's like for the adults, for the kids, for the dog. It's not good. It's not a pretty scene. And then I don't have anybody else in the neighborhood to put me in the mood. So I -- Santos Claus, where are you?


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.

Scott Quiner was transferred over the weekend to a hospital in Texas after doctors in Minnesota threated to terminate life support measures as he battled severe complications from COVID-19. Scott's wife, Anne Quiner, appealed to the courts for a restraining order to prevent the hospital from pulling the plug as she sought a new facility to provide medical care for her husband. Scott was unvaccinated when he tested positive for COVID-19 in late October, 2021.

Anne and her attorney Marjorie Holsten joined "The Glenn Beck Program" Thursday to describe their frantic efforts to halt the hospital's decision to turn off Scott's life support — allegedly because he was unvaccinated — and just how difficult it was to get him the medical treatment he needed.

"It was absolutely stunning," Holsten told Glenn. "[Anne] came in and she has this order, I saw the screenshot from the [online medical] chart that said [Scott] is basically scheduled for execution at noon the following day."

According to Holsten, the Minnesota hospital responded to her appeal for a restraining order by claiming that the "position" to keep Scott alive "is not supported by medical science or Minnesota law. As a result, Mercy will ask the court to issue an order that Mercy has the authority to discontinue Mr. Quiner's ventilator and proceed with his medical care plan."

"The 'medical care plan' was the plan to discontinue the ventilator at noon, which leads to death very shortly. So that was at 10 o'clock, but then at 11 o'clock, before the 12 o'clock execution, the judge did, in fact, sign an order saying the hospital is restrained from pulling the plug," she added.

Anne told Glenn that doctors in Texas were shocked by Scott's condition after he arrived from the Minnesota hospital. Not only had he been given dangerous drugs, he was also found to be “severely malnourished."

"The doctor [in Texas] spent two hours with Scott and when he came back out, he said, 'I don't know how he even made it, how he even survived that other hospital ... but I will do everything I can to try to save his life,'" Anne explained.

"And the doctor [in Texas] said Scott was the most undernourished patient he has ever seen," Holsten added.

"Glenn, we are first bringing this battle to the court of public opinion," Holsten continued. "What we are showing the world is that Scott was near death because of the protocols used in that [Minnesota] hospital, but now he is recovering. He is getting better.... Now, we're not planning a funeral, we're planning for his release."

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The Great Reset is not just an elitist idea — it’s not even a socialist utopian concept. It’s a real-world fascist threat to every American from Wall Street to Main Street. It’s happening now in policies and cultural shifts big and small, obvious and subtle, from environmental promises to corporations going woke. But the mainstream media, global elites, and politicians brushed off the Great Reset as “nothing to see here.” Another myth they push: “The World Economic Forum is just a conference for elites who have no REAL power.”

Glenn Beck first exposed the Great Reset almost two years ago, and the globalist cries of "conspiracy theorist" soon followed. They said he believed the WEF was a “master cabal calling the shots from some evil underground lair.” But Glenn Beck never said that. Instead, he uncovered the true intentions of global leaders in finance and politics by simply highlighting their own words.

This week, the same global elites are doubling down on their agenda at the World Economic Forum’s Davos Agenda virtual event. But still, the global elites — like Twitter’s Jack Dorsey — are trying to downplay the WEF’s influence to stop people like us from interfering with their plans. The oligarchy will prosper in the new world order they’ve designed. You will not.

So Glenn unveils a master chalkboard based on his best-selling new book to outline the threats from globalists and why we must stop their agenda if we hope to keep the precious freedoms we still have.

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Kim Iversen, journalist, YouTuber, and host of "The Kim Iversen Show," reacted to Glenn Beck's appearance last week on "Tucker Carlson Tonight" by conceding that, while the subject of Beck's new book, "The Great Reset: Joe Biden and the Rise of Twenty-First-Century Fascism" might at first sound "a little bit loony," closer analysis confirms "this isn't such a crazy conspiracy theory after all."

"Glenn Beck was on Tucker Carlson's show last week touting what has been called a right-wing conspiracy theory and discussing his new book, 'The Great Reset: Joe Biden and the Rise of Twenty-First-Century Fascism'," began Iverson on The Hill's "Rising."

"Well, maybe that all sounds a little bit loony — and believe me, I do think Glenn Beck tends to be a loon," she quipped. "But, maybe this isn't such a crazy conspiracy theory after all. And after seeing everything we've seen with the governments enacting all sorts of authoritarian controls and many other conspiracy theories coming true, maybe there's something to be concerned about. So, what is the Great Reset? The name even sounds conspiratorial, but believe it or not, it's a real thing."

Iverson went on to explain exactly who is behind the Great Reset, what their agenda entails, how they are using the COVID-19 pandemic to "to rebuild society in a way the global elites see best fit."

"You'll own nothing and you will be happy: That's what they're saying," Iverson explained. "And with inflation sky high and no signs of it slowing down, they might be right. We are on our way to becoming a nation of renters, but don't worry it's nothing to fear ... don't worry, everything is being done under the premise that this is all ... being done for our own good, the benefit of a collective society, and we will be happy," she added sarcastically.

Iverson concluded by asking, "Who thinks it's a good idea that a bunch of corporate millionaire and billionaires and world leaders are getting together and coming up with what's best for we the little people? I mean, who thinks that that's a really good idea? And who thinks that they are going to be doing it for our benefit? But, of course they're going to frame it like 'Oh, this is good for you. You're going to rent. You'll own nothing and you'll be happy. Don't worry about it' ... When you look at the actual list of partners with the World Economic Forum, they control everything. They control media. They control health. They control business. They control everything, and so then it does become, how do we people fight against that?"

Watch the video clip below to hear Kim Iverson break it down and don' t miss Wednesday night's special episode of "GlennTV" on BlazeTV’s YouTube channel.

Iversen joined Glenn Beck on the radio program to discuss what The Great Reset is and how YOU can help stop it. Watch the video clip from "The Glenn Beck Program" below:

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