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GLENN: I have to start with John Conyers. John Conyers actually no nonparity sort of way actually said this

CONYERS: I love these members that get up and say, "Read the bill."

GLENN: Stop, stop. This sound like a comedy show, doesn't it? Doesn't it sound like, I love these ‑‑ so this congress member came up to me and said, "Read the bill (laughing)." Yeah.

PAT: Why would you do that?

GLENN: Why would you ‑‑ I love these guys, "Read the bill." It's crazy.

CONYERS: The bill, if it's 1,000 pages and you don't have two days and two lawyers to find out what it means after you read the bill.

STU: (Laughing).

GLENN: Have you not heard that yet, Stu? This is great.

PAT: Is he not a lawyer?

GLENN: Play it again. Of course, he's the head of the judiciary committee.

PAT: Yes, he is.

GLENN: Here it is.

CONYERS: I love these members that get up and say, "Read the bill." What good is reading the bill if it's 1,000 pages and you don't have two days and two lawyers to find out what it means after you read the bill.

GLENN: So he's just going to sign it!

STU: Wow.

GLENN: So the solution is, no, no, no, I need two attorneys. It's 1,000 pages. I need more time. I'm not going to sign this. His Lucian is just sign it.

STU: Luckily, though, we are in a system where our president has promised us five days of time to look over every bill and post it online so we can ‑‑

GLENN: Yeah. And that doesn't happen. That didn't ‑‑ no.

STU: No, he said he was going to post them online, all look at them. So you can more than two days of lawyers. It's twice as much time as he needed.

GLENN: Do you have the audio? We played it last night on TV. Have you put the audio in the audio vault of Barack Obama actually ‑‑ no, you don't.

PAT: I was just looking for it. When he was complaining about Bush?

GLENN: When he was complaining about ‑‑ it was on NewsBusters, I think? Is that the conservative site?

STU: Yeah, yeah.

GLENN: NewsBusters. They posted it yesterday, I think. Of senator‑elect Obama saying, you know what the problem is; this administration just rushes these giant bills through congress. Nobody has any chance to read them. And Randi Rhodes is, "Yeah, I know, that, also, one was 14 pounds." I know. Well, that's when accidents happen. This has got to stop.

PAT: I think I have it.

VOICE: NewsBusters.org posting a November 2004 interview with Air America's Randi Rhodes where Senator Obama complains about the Bush administration.

PRESIDENT OBAMA: When you rush these budgets that are a foot high and nobody has any idea what's in them and nobody's read them.

RHODES: 14 pounds it was.

PRESIDENT OBAMA: Yeah, and it gets rushed through without any clear deliberation or debate, then these kinds of things happen. And I think this is in some ways what happened with the PATRIOT Act. I mean, you're ‑‑

GLENN: Unbelievable.

STU: Wow.

GLENN: Unbelievable. I'm going to weigh the bills. I want to weigh all of the bills. 14 pounds! Oh, I'd like to weigh the other ones.

STU: You've got to love NewsBusters. They catch everything. It's such a needle in the administration. They just hate that.

GLENN: Just the worst.

STU: Don't you hate when you say things on record and people go back and look at them? When you're actually ‑‑

GLENN: No, I don't mind, I don't mind that unless I've been a complete and total hypocrite and I don't have a reasonable explanation for changing my point of view.

STU: There is a reasonable explanation. He's in power now. That's the explanation.

GLENN: Yes, yes, okay. That's all I was asking for.

Glenn Beck: Why MLK's pledge of NONVIOLENCE is the key to saving America

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Listen to the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s pledge of nonviolence and really let it sink in: "Remember always that the nonviolent movement seeks justice and reconciliation — not victory."

On the radio program, Glenn Beck shared King's "ten commandments" of nonviolence and the meaning behind the powerful words you may never have noticed before.

"People will say nonviolent resistance is a method of cowards. It is not. It takes more courage to stand there when people are threatening you," Glenn said. "You're not necessarily the one who is going to win. You may lose. But you are standing up with courage for the ideas that you espouse. And the minute you engage in the kind of activity that the other side is engaging in, you discredit the movement. You discredit everything we believe in."

Take MLK's words to heart, America. We must stand with courage, nonviolently, with love for all, and strive for peace and rule of law, not "winning."

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Conservatives are between a rock and a hard place with Section 230 and Big Tech censorship. We don't want more government regulation, but have we moved beyond the ability of Section 230 reforms to rein in Big Tech's rising power?

Rachel Bovard, Conservative Partnership Institute's senior director of policy, joined the Glenn Beck radio program to give her thoughts and propose a possibly bipartisan alternative: enforcing our existing antitrust laws.

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Dan Bongino, host of The Dan Bongino Show, is an investor in Parler — the social media platform that actually believes in free speech. Parler was attacked by Big Tech — namely Amazon, Apple, and Google — earlier this week, but Bongino says the company isn't giving up without a fight. In fact, he says, he's willing to go bankrupt over this one.

Dan joined Glenn Beck on the radio program to detail what he calls a "smear" campaign behind the scenes, and how he believes we can move forward from Big Tech's control.

"You have no idea how bad this was behind the scenes," Dan told Glenn. "I know you're probably thinking ... well, how much worse can the attack on Parler have gotten than three trillion-dollar companies — Amazon, Apple, and Google — all seemingly coordinated to remove your business from the face of the Earth? Well, behind the scenes, it's even worse. I mean, there are smear campaigns, pressure campaigns ... lawyers, bankers, everyone, to get this company ... wiped from the face of the earth. It's incredible."

Dan emphasized that he would not give up without a fight, because what's he's really fighting for is the right to free speech for all Americans, regardless of their political opinions, without fear of being banned, blacklisted, or losing jobs and businesses.

"I will go bankrupt. I will go absolutely destitute before I let this go," he said. "I have had some very scary moments in my life and they put horse blinders on me. I know what matters now. It's not money. It's not houses. It's none of that crap. It's this: the ability to exist in a free country, where you can express your ideas freely."

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Joe Biden's administration is getting ready for something historic, but we're all being distracted. And now that Biden has hired at least 14 former or current executives from Big Tech — experts at colluding to censor unflattering news about Biden — Americans must be laser-focused on what's coming.

On January 20, the most corrupt president in American history will be inaugurated, and it looks like some of his cabinet choices were picked specifically so everything just – poof – goes away. The administration nominees appear to be all about preserving corruption, crony capitalism, and executing a Great Reset. Those same people also have one more thing in common: Ukraine.

On his Wednesday night special this week, Glenn exposes their radical agenda in their own words and gives U.S. senators the questions they must ask before confirming corrupt nominees to some of the highest offices in the country.


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