Palin out, Glenn reacts

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GLENN: The other thing I want to address is Sarah Palin. I will tell you that whenever somebody does something that makes absolutely no sense, they are either a genius or reckless. I don't think Sarah Palin is reckless. I don't think that Sarah Palin is stupid. In fact, if you saw the way she eviscerated David Letterman, I mean, that should tell you something about this woman's intelligence and the way she knows ‑‑ she knows how to play the game. She may not have known how to play the game before nationally. I think she went into this ‑‑ well, I know she did. She went into this whole thing with the same crazy belief that I had that people are genuinely ‑‑ generally good. Well, that is absolutely true in the regular world. But when you get into the media and to politics, not ever. You have to assume the exact opposite. These people are dirtbags and if one of them surprises me, that's great.

Somebody wrote to me on vacation and said, you know, what do you think about Sarah Palin, you know, would you endorse Sarah Palin, blah, blah‑blah. No, never. Not because of any other reason than these people have betrayed me and what I believe and what they said they believe over and over and over and over again. I don't believe any politician. However, with that being said if I had a gun to my head and had to pick one, I think I would pick Sarah Palin. Does that mean she is who she says she is? I don't know yet. But I know she's not who the media says she is. And who the media says she is is stupid.

Let me tell you something that went through my mind when I heard about Sarah Palin resigning. The first thing was, whoa, what is that all about? Is there another scandal, is there ‑‑ but I just heard the news and I'm noodling in my head, what is that all about. Then I read her speech, and I know people are saying, "That doesn't say anything or really..." yes, it does. It says an awful lot. I think ‑‑ and I don't know this, but I think that Sarah Palin has a similar world view of mine, and going this far. I said to you I don't know how many months ago, do you remember when something was in my head and it just kept ‑‑ I just kept thinking it over and over and over again and I said on the air, "I don't even know what this means yet," but I do now. The paradigm is about to shift. I didn't know if that was in my personal life, in my business life, in the country, in the world. I didn't know what that meant. I do now. The paradigm is about to shift. Everything you thought you could trust, you can't. Everything you thought was solid is not. Everything you thought was working does not.

Now we're at the beginning of this shift of the paradigm, but I believe Sarah Palin understands that and she understands that the two‑party system, whether it's in two weeks, two years, ten years, I don't know, but the two‑party system either has to correct itself which would be a major purge, or the two‑party system is broken forever. I think she knows that. I think what Sarah Palin was saying was ‑‑ or what she senses is, get out of the system. This is another thing that it became very clear to me as I was reading several things this ‑‑ and just letting things distill: Get out of the box that everyone else has created. Get out of the system. We are in this little box and we think we have to do things in this box. "Well, that's crazy. You'll never be able to do ‑‑ you've got to play by these rules." Why? These rules don't work. These rules are broken. These rules have been corrupted and they have been set up now for other people to win and an outsider never to win. They are currently, these rules are currently painting Sarah Palin as a crazy woman, as stupid, et cetera, et cetera, et cetera. Fine.&nbs p; I ain't playing by your rules anymore. Do not laugh at Sarah Palin. Do not dismiss her. I could be wrong but I think she's brilliant.

The conditions in Afghanistan under the Taliban rule — for Americans, allies, Christians, women and more — continue to deteriorate, and the people there continue to plead that we will not forget them. On the radio program Monday, Glenn Beck gave an emotional update on current evacuation efforts, including the tragic story of one girl — an American passport holder — who was not rescued in time.

"I have a pit in my stomach like I haven't had in a while. What is happening in Afghanistan is both miraculous and horrendous," Glenn began. "What's going on right now one of the most amazing things I've ever personally witnessed — the evacuation of Americans, those [Afghans] who helped us, Christians that are dying, women that are under incredible conditions. I see things that I can't show you. I see the pleadings from people who are in safe houses, 'Please, don't forget us.' I see what they're being sent by the Taliban.

"If I die today, my entire life will have been worth it for what you have helped get done, in just the last three weeks. You have saved well over 5,000 people," he continued.

Fighting back tears, Glenn added, "I ask that you pray for those in the Middle East, that are in the midst of doing work, that a Moses-style miracle will happen. ... There are several people that are in dire need of medical care. Friday, we told you — along with the congressman from Oklahoma [Rep. Markwayne Mullin] who had just returned — [about] a father and two daughters that were blue passport Americans, and a mother who had a permanent residence, a Green Card. The daughter was very ill. And they thought, that if we couldn't get her out of there, that she would lose her legs. I got a call on Saturday morning, that we were too late, that she didn't lose her legs. She lost her life, waiting. There are now two Americans, instead of three."

Glenn showered his audience with gratitude, repeating that "well over 5000" lives have already been saved because of their incredible generosity, but lamented that there are still thousands more people yet to be saved.

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Megyn Kelly pulled her sons out of the private elementary school they attended after she learned that the boys were asked "weekly" if they were still sure they were boys. But that's not all that this "experimental transgender education program" taught.

Megyn joined Glenn Beck on the radio program to tell the story, which she thought had ended when the school apologized, and to talk about what's next for America as our leaders refuse to promote actual psychological support for our kids and instead "parade" transgenderism as the solution to their problems.

"When [my son] was in third grade, I found out they unleashed a three-week experimental transgender education program on these boys, with really inappropriate videos. The kids were confused. These are 8- and 9-year-olds, Glenn. They have no idea what the school is even talking about with the trans thing. They got really in-depth, with really in-your-face videos — and then parents complained. And the school did something it hasn't done in its 400-year history, which was they apologized. Even they realized they had done wrong," Megyn explained.

"But, then I said to my son a year later, so did they ever round back to the trans thing? Like, whatever happened with it? And he said ... they bring it up every week. ... [They ask] how many people here still feel confident that they're a boy? Do you still feel sure you're a boy?" she continued. "This is not support. This is not nonbullying. This is indoctrination. And it's deeply confusing to the children, and wrong."

Megyn went on to give examples of how she's seen trans ideology turn "support, nonbullying, kindness, friendship, allyship, on its head."

"The absolute surrender of the medical community to this insanity is a scourge on this nation. It's disgusting what is happening with our doctors," she added. "There are people who are legitimately transgender, or who have gender dysphoria. And for those people, we should be supportive and they should get the care that they need. But what we've done instead, is taken everyone who expresses any kind of gender confusion and said, you're trans. You're trans. And we have our psychiatrists doing this."

"It's crazy," Megyn asserted. "The fact that we're doing this so willy-nilly in the name of allyship and support, it's abusive. It's criminal."

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"Never forget" is not only a tribute to those we've lost, it's a warning that it could happen AGAIN. On "Glenn TV" Wednesday, Glenn Beck looks back 20 years ago to the modern generation's Pearl Harbor moment. A day of infamy we're STILL feeling repercussions from.

But in remembering 9/11, we need to look toward the future because the Biden administration is setting us up for the NEXT 9/11. They bungled the Afghanistan withdrawal, and now we have video of top al Qaeda commanders — who served with Osama bin Laden — returning to the country. But could America survive another terror attack?

Glenn asks former NYC Mayor Rudy Giuliani, the leader who brought America back from the brink. He tells Glenn about the moment he learned the Twin Towers were struck, the actions he took to prevent more terrorism, and if he thinks NYC could survive another attack under Mayor de Blasio's leadership.

Glenn is also joined by Rev. Johnnie Moore, author of "The Next Jihad." He warns that Biden's policies in the Middle East are Obama 2.0, and "if you thought ISIS was bad, you haven't seen anything yet. We must keep our eyes on Iran."

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