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I've always wanted to be a Community Organizer, because I love communities and I love being organized!

Here's The One Thing: The community organizer in chief is transforming us, but why isn't anyone noticing?

I had some people at the house over the weekend. We were all looking at this online visual psychology test. (I know, weekends with me are just wicked awesome: Psychology tests and books on progressivism — want to come over?)

But I want to show you something: Look at this and tell me what's changing in this picture. It's from the University of South Dakota Department of Psychology's Web site.

This test was based on a scientific theory called "change blindness"; a theory that I think might help explain what's happening in our country right now.

In visual perception, "change blindness" is the phenomenon that occurs when a person viewing a visual scene apparently fails to detect large changes in the scene, because there are a lot of things going on.

If you got it: Great, you are a smarty-smart pants — quit showing off. For those who didn't, the answer is the massive jet engine that's flashing right before your very eyes. Only about two out of the 10 people at my house got it — once you know what it is, it's so obvious.

This is exactly what's happening in America: The system is being overwhelmed. We're rushing massive programs and policies through at an astounding rate and we're failing to see the engine coming off the plane because Obama's using something called — honest to God — "change blindness."

All the rushing of change, even though he said this in 2004:

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

RANDI RHODES, FORMER AIR AMERICA RADIO HOST: Fourteen pounds it was.

OBAMA: Yes, and it gets rushed through without any clear deliberations or debate. Then, these kinds of things happen, and I think this is in some ways what happened to the Patriot Act. I mean, you remember there was no real debate about that. It was so quick after 9/11 that it was introduced that people felt very intimidated by the administration.

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But now, in 2009, it's totally cool to jam through a $787 billion stimulus bill, a massive expansion of children's health care, a cap-and-trade energy bill and, oh yeah, a complete overhaul of the entire health care industry in the first six months.

And while the president is filling up America's scene with these huge thousand-page bills, he gets cover from friends like House Judiciary Chairman John Conyers who said, with a straight face:

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REP. JOHN CONYERS, D-MICH.: I love these members, they 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?

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We, rightfully so, become outraged and try to (I know, this is crazy) get our elected officials to read bills before they vote on them.

But, maybe that's what they want us to focus on, because while we are complaining about that, and the millions government spends on bridges for turtles and toilet restorations, none of that is as important as the fundamental changes currently being made to how our country works.

Don't you see? This isn't about just health care; it's about who's behind it.

Look, if a doctor is selling medicine to grandma, wouldn't you like to know if that doctor is Dr. Huxtable or Dr. Kevorkian? Kind of makes a difference, doesn't it? Just ask Michael Jackson.

This isn't about a slight change of paint color; it's about an engine completely disappearing. America's engine is being completely removed right before our eyes.

America once had this crazy concept of elected officials doing things "for the people." Now it seems our elected officials are busy doing things to the people; puppets for powerful global corporations, unions like SEIU and community organizations like ACORN:

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OBAMA: I've spent my entire adult life working with SEIU. I'm not a newcomer to this, I didn't suddenly discover SEIU on the campaign trail.

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OBAMA: Your agenda has been my agenda in the United States Senate. Before debating health care I talked to Andy Stern and SEIU members. Before immigration debates took place in Washington, I talked with Eliseio Medina and SEIU members. Before the EFCA I talked to SEIU.

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OBAMA: Before I even get inaugurated — during the transition — we're going to be calling all of you in to help us shape the agenda. We're going to be having meetings all across the country with community organizations so that you have input into the agenda for the next presidency of the United States of America.

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All I'm asking for is that you ask officials the tough questions. Who's running the show? Is it the "all-knowing Messiah," Barack Obama? Or is it special interest groups, like the SEIU and ACORN pushing their agenda?

Warning: Once you see the picture of what they are doing — just like the jet engine — you won't believe how you missed it. You'll also have sleepless nights wondering how everyone else has "change blindness" and can't see it.

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'Lord, we are SORRY it has taken us this long': BlazeTV hosts react to historic Roe v. Wade decision

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The Supreme Court of the United States officially overturned Roe V. Wade, and the debate over abortion rights has been given back to the states. On this historic day, BlazeTV hosts celebrate the Supreme Court's incredible decision and take a look at some of the insane reactions as the left comes completely undone.

Jason Whitlock: Today will forever stand as a pivotal moment in our nation’s history

The Supreme Court of the United States overturned Roe v. Wade. The decision and the reaction to it have already revealed a lot about our people and politics. Pro-life groups celebrate, pro-choice groups call for “a night of rage,” and Nancy Pelosi just seems completely confused by the United States Constitution.

Glenn Beck reacts LIVE to Roe v. Wade ruling: 'Lord, we are SORRY it has taken us this long'

I never thought that in my lifetime, I would see Roe v. Wade be overturned. But today, that day has come. The Supreme Court has voted 6 to 3 to return decisions about abortion to the states. But this fight isn't over. We are about to see good versus evil side by side. Many states will stand with the unborn. But others will become abortion mills. It's your turn to choose now, America!

Allie Beth Stuckey: 'Praise God, Roe v. Wade is overturned!'

I don't know about you, but I just had the most euphoric feelings. It almost seems too good to be true. I didn't think there was any way that this would actually happen, especially with all the backlash, intimidation, and violence toward the Supreme Court justices. And yet, here we are. Roe v. Wade has been overturned. This is an amazing day!

Dave Rubin: Big disagreement on what happens next now that Roe v. Wade is overturned

Dave Rubin, Libby Emmons, Jeffrey A. Tucker, and David Reaboi debate what will happen in the wake of the Supreme Court’s breaking decision on Roe v. Wade. Now that abortion rights have been pushed back to the states, will there be a summer of massive riots or not? Will the Roe v. Wade ruling make America’s political polarization significantly worse?

Stu Burguiere: Here are the reasons SCOTUS overturned Roe v. Wade

I never thought this would happen. I never thought I would see this day. I just never ever ever ever never ever believed that Roe v. Wade would actually be overturned. I really didn't. But let's take a look at the reasons this day has finally come ...

The Rick & Bubba Show: 'This is history! Unfortunately we're 60 million lives too late'

We were live on the air when news broke of the Supreme Court decision to overturn Roe v. Wade.

Today, the Supreme Court of the United States overturned its controversial 1973 Roe v. Wadeopinion, concluding that there is no constitutional right to an abortion.

"The Constitution does not confer a right to abortion; Roe and Casey are overruled; and the authority to regulate abortion is returned to the people and their elected representatives," the syllabus of the decision reads.

As expected, the leftist outrage erupted instantaneously, fueled largely by the misinformed idea that overturning Roe v. Wade means abortion will be banned nationwide. But, as stated in the above-mentioned Supreme Court syllabus, the authority has actually been returned to individual states and their duly elected lawmakers.

One such misinformed leftist, Parkland shooting survivor Cameron Kasky, was infuriated that those awful Supreme Court justices "just voted to kill women." So he took to Twitter to urge people to go to the homes of said Supreme Court justices to "let them know how you feel."

"Go to the home of every Supreme Court justice who just voted to kill women. Let them know how you feel," Kasky tweeted.

The backlash was immediate:

Kasky decided to delete his original tweet because he is apparently "sick of republicans talking to [him]." But, unfortunately for Kasky, the internet is indeed forever:

Speaking from the White House, President Joe Biden dutifully helped spread the misinformation about the Supreme Court's decision to overturn Roe v. Wade, and took the opportunity to prompt voters to elect more Democrats in November so that Congress can write abortion protections into law. Did the president just let slip the real reason Congress hasn't made any effort to start writing such laws in the nearly two months since Justice Samuel Alito's draft opinion was "leaked" in early May?

Watch Glenn Beck and producer Stu Burguere discuss how Biden's speech reveals that Democrats are absolutely terrified of the upcoming midterm elections. Can't watch? Download the podcast here.

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CNN reporter tries to 'ambush' GOP candidate Kari Lake, IMMEDIATELY regrets it

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CNN senior national reporter Kyung Lah thought she'd caught Republican Arizona gubernatorial candidate Kari Lake off guard when she asked for an impromptu interview outside an event, but ended up sorely regretting her decision.

Lake, a former Fox news anchor, shook hands with Lah as she approached and immediately pointed out that the CNN reporter wasn't wearing a mask any more, a barbed reference to a contentious interview in October 2021, in which Lah smeared the GOP candidate as a “rising star of the right-wing and proud spreader of lies." Lah asked if Lake had “a minute to chat.”

“I’ll do an interview," Lake answered, "as long as it airs on CNN+. Does that still exist? I didn’t think so, because the people don’t like what you guys are peddling, which is propaganda. Thank you.”

Lake then walked into the event, leaving Lah utterly speechless.

It looks like Lake gained quite a few fans on Twitter:

Kari Lake has been a longtime friend to "The Glenn Beck Program." She joined Glenn last August to tell Glenn why she left the corrupt world of media, what prompted her to enter "the even more corrupt world of politics," and how she plans to make a big difference in her battleground state of Arizona.

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Hunter's Biden's latest BIZARRE scandal reveals how red-flag laws REALLY work

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Even if red-flag laws weren't unconstitutional (which they are), they've never been about your safety. They're about your submission, argued Glenn Beck on the radio program. Think of it this way: If red flag laws became the law of the land, do you think President Joe Biden’s son Hunter would lose his guns or face charges for violating the gun laws we already have?

You may have heard that he once "lost" a gun in a dumpster by a school. But there's a whole lot more to the bizarre tale. Newly revealed texts from Hunter's abandoned laptop detail the strange drama that unfolded when Hallie Biden, Hunter's sister-in-law-turned-lover, threw his handgun into a dumpster near a Delaware school in October 2018. The gun was found and turned in to police, but like so many of the Biden family scandals, the chaos created a sandstorm that conveniently helped cover Hunter's tracks. Only tidbits of information have emerged, the most significant of which is that the gun in question was purchased by Hunter illegally and, of course, no charges were filed as a result.

Glenn broke down the details of the most recently revealed Hunter Biden scandal, noting in particular that no charges or arrests were ever made as a result.

"If you voted for Joe Biden and you believe in all of these red-flag laws, then why isn't Hunter Biden in jail today?" Glenn asked.

"You and I both know that the ramifications of Hunter Biden's activities and his tragic saga go well beyond Hunter Biden, because they are teaching people a lesson. We are moving towards a society that has a ruling class that lives above their own edicts. They tell us they know better. They tell us that our neighbors and even some of us are dangerous, while ignoring the dangers in their own lives or in their own families ... We saw it during COVID-19 and we will see it again with gun regulations, 'The rules are for thee and not for me.' This is why Americans cannot give an inch, not one inch of our liberty away on the grounds of the government's good faith. They have no good faith left. They have violated every single principle of liberty and they've done it in a name of they know better," he said.

"Don't be fooled," Glenn added. "Just as we saw during COVID-19, just as we saw with the Patriot Act that is now being horribly abused by the people in power that swore they'd never abuse it, red-flags are not about your safety. Period. They are about your submission."

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