Glenn Beck: Enjoy the Silence




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Community organizing is all fun and games until someone starts organizing the community against the community-organized, government-run health care. Then it's time to start breaking some legs!

Here's the One Thing: While the Service Employees International Union members don their "Health Care '09" T-shirts and delivers beat downs to opponents, the tension keeps getting worse and President Obama refuses to say anything helpful.

How about throwing us a bone here, Mr. President? A little "Hey, they have a right to protest too" would be nice — it could help quell the "It's just the GOP AstroTurf mob" stuff.

But Glenn, he shouldn't say anything because it's just fake grassroots people pretending to be angry about socialized health care. It's all orchestrated; they aren't credible like us.

Yes, I know. You are regular people, who've been found on the Internet and in neighborhoods. The other side would never think of running ads on Craigslist or Facebook to buy supporters.

And, who's the real "mob" here? Kenneth Gladney, a 38-year-old conservative, would probably say the SEIU. He was handing out "Don't Tread on Me" flags when he was attacked by a member of SEIU.

I'm sick and tired of the media — and politicians — equating union thugs like these, with regular American citizens who have gathered (most likely) for the first time in their lives to be heard. This isn't a bunch of college kids and hippies being paid to protest. It's regular people who see how government runs things and are terrified at the prospects of government-run health care.

And you know what? Even if this were some conservative anti-healthcare "group," who cares? They don't have less of an opinion than the pro-government-run health care group, do they?

Aren't people on both sides — paid or unpaid, group or individuals — all Americans who have a right to their voice? Besides, what was it Barack Obama's wife said he'd make us do?

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MICHELLE OBAMA: Barack Obama will require you to work... Barack will never allow you to go back to your lives as usual, uninvolved, uninformed.

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So Obama must be tickled pink with all the people "getting involved," right? Well, here's his reaction to the health care protests:

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PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA: I don't want the folks who created the mess to do a lot of talking. I want them to get out of the way so we can clean up the mess. I don't mind cleaning up after them, but don't do a lot of talking.

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Oh, that's right. I totally spaced on that part of First Amendment: It only applies to those who agree; it doesn't count if someone disagrees.

Sorry to tell the president this, but we not going to shut up no matter how many SEIU thugs try to intimidate us. America will keep talking and hopefully on both sides. And they'll keep debating. And they'll do it peacefully, because we are not thugs. Thugs on either side should go to jail. But here's what Congressman David Scott said this week:

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REP. DAVID SCOTT, D-GA.: I'm listening to my constituents. These are people who live in the 13th Congressional District, who vote in this district. That's who I've got to respond to. OK? All right. That's everybody with different opinions. So what you've got to understand is, those of you that are here, that came and hijacked this event. This is not a health care event. You've made the choice to come here and take advantage of this meeting that these people in Douglassville worked hard to put together to deal with this road. You chose to come and do it on your own. Not a single one of you had the decency to call my office and set up for a meeting. OK? Then do that. Do that!

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Mr. Congressman, I know you are aware that not everyone has access to a brand-new Gulfstream G5, so it might be tough for the average Joe who makes $129,000 less than you to swing by the office. We hope you understand and accept our offer to instead use a common alternative to private jets: the telephone.

Call your congressman. Call your senator right now. I hope they accept the call. But lawmakers, please know that while we're talking to you, we'll demand some things that are reasonable:

Read the bills you vote on and have the courage to tell us exactly where you stand on this bill

Know we are not going to give up

Know we are not angry mobs

Know that you are a servant of the people and maybe you should act like it

And after you've called Congress, call the White House. Tell them, politely, that you demand the president address whether:

It's un-American to speak out at a town hall

The president (himself) will speak out against the violence from SEIU and ACORN

Americans have a right to be frustrated because things seem to be moving so fast when no one's read the bill

Washington, we're sick of being ridiculed, demeaned and now intimidated.

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Glenn Beck joined Fox News' Tucker Carlson on Thursday night to discuss Visa Inc.'s "horrifying" new plans to flag firearm sales by separately categorizing purchases at gun shops, a move that Glenn aptly described as "the next step in banning guns."

In what's been hailed as a major victory for gun control activists, Visa agreed to adopt the International Organization for Standardization's (ISO) new set of standards by creating a special merchant category code for gun and ammunition sales.

In his appearance on "Tucker Carlson Tonight," Glenn shared a letter written by Robert B. Thomson III, a senior vice president at Visa, showing that the credit card company initially pushed back on the ISO's new rules.

“We believe that asking payment networks to serve as a moral authority by deciding which legal goods can or cannot be purchased sets a dangerous precedent,” Thomson wrote in the letter to pro-gun-control lawmakers, including Democratic Sen. Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts.

Just days later, however, Visa had agreed to comply with the ISO's plan to establish a new merchant category code for gun stores. So why did Visa suddenly flip?

As Glenn explained, it all comes down to pressure from America's largest union-owned bank, the Amalgamated Bank, one of the only unionized banks in the United States and a proud proponent of ESG (Environmental, Social, and Governance) investing.

"This is the next step in banning guns," Glenn asserted.

"It's horrifying!" Tucker responded after several seconds of stunned silence.

"I'm so grateful you did the reporting on this," he told Glenn. "I'm not sure why it falls to you since we have a couple of very large daily newspapers in this country you'd think would want to report this, yet none of them did. So, Glenn Beck did."


On a recent episode of "The Glenn Beck Program," Glenn broke down the details of this latest attack on the Second Amendment and revealed how this is a step toward something even worse than federal gun registration. Watch the video clip below for more details. Can't watch? Download the podcast here.


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Glenn Beck: Here's why Stacey Abrams' fetal heartbeat remarks are hilarious but TERRIFYING

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Georgia Democratic gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams has a new pro-abortion conspiracy theory: "There is no such thing as a [fetal] heartbeat at six weeks ... it is a manufactured sound designed to convince people that men have a right to take control of a woman’s body."

On the radio program Thursday, Glenn Beck and producer Stu Burguiere agreed Abrams' latest "misinformation" is not just ridiculous but could be dangerous if people are actually willing to believe her.

"If you want to defend abortion, go ahead and defend it. Defend what you're actually doing. Stop denying what is reality," Stu said. "If this is such a great defensible policy, then just come out and defend it, but they never can ... you notice how they can't go to the actual thing they say is so important. They keep defending these other things that aren't true."

Glenn said the pro-choice movement was successful for a long time because most people want the decision to be up to the woman and her doctor and that abortion should be safe, legal, and rare. But when leftists began "celebrating" their abortions or calling for "abortion on demand" at any point in the pregnancy, that's when they start to lose support.

"Because they've celebrated abortion and are losing regular people, you can't put that genie back in the bottle. So, what do they have to do now? They have to take the insane step of discrediting medical machines and technology," Glenn said.

"This is after two years, by the way, of them claiming the biggest scandal in the world was people suggesting the voting machines were hacked — after they previously said that voting machines were hacked in elections they [Democrats] lost," Stu pointed out.

"Honestly, gang, think this through because this is where life gets very scary. This is where you go to authoritarian rule and you can kill millions of people because you're truly now discrediting things that everyone knows is true," Glenn warned.

"So, if you disagree ... you can say that is an evil magic box that has made up sounds in it to convince people. If they will buy that, you're at the Salem witch trials. 'If she doesn't float, she wasn't a witch.' That's what you're looking at right now — and what's frightening is, [Abrams] can say this with a straight face and no one discredits her," he continued.

"You don't think that they can convince those people that you are a terrorist because of the way you vote? [...] You don't think they can convince half the country that you should be eliminated, liquidated, put into a camp, whatever authoritarians love to do? ... We are headed towards dangerous, dangerous times. We better wake up and stand together because this is frightening — it's hilarious — but because people are taking it seriously, it is terrifying," Glenn added.

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A big question Glenn Beck has always had about “The Amazing Do-Over” is: How do you get the most powerful and wealthy nation that has ever existed to accept, “You will own nothing … and be happy”? A foundational principle of this country from its very inception has been land ownership. We worked hard, were fiscally responsible, and stayed away from high debt, but the progressive era began to erode all of that.

The Clinton Global Initiative recently gathered the ruling class to tell the plebes how to run their finances and called anyone who dared challenge their ideas “climate change deniers.” Glenn argues we are dangerously far down the “Road to Serfdom” and exposes the progressive playbook to keep us in line. It’s a 600-year-old medieval model that’s been the plan all along.

We’re already feeling economic pain, and yet they’re playing “Game of Thrones” with our lives. Turning us into serfs is their ultimate goal. How do they finish the complete restructuring of the American financial system and our way of life?

On Wednesday night's "Glenn TV," Glenn connects it all on the chalkboard and details the solution to fighting back against the ruling elites.

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These days, it seems like everything is about politics, and comedy has been one of the biggest targets. Many comedians are walking on eggshells, but stand-up comedian and "Saturday Night Live" alum Jim Breuer isn't one of them.

Breuer joined Glenn on the latest episode of "The Glenn Beck Podcast" to talk about why he’d rather be funny than fearful and what inspired his hilarious comedy special, “Somebody Had to Say It," which has garnered almost 1.5 million views as of this writing.

Breuer made it clear that he does not consider himself to be political. "I'm not. I'm 100% not [political]," he told Glenn, before explaining how people started calling him political when he dared to ask questions about a certain shot that we're not allowed to mention, let alone question.

"When did medicine become political?" Breuer asked.

"What kind of price have you paid for being called political?" Glenn asked Breuer.

"To be dead honest with you, once COVID really kicked in, and ... once you realize we're not going to be here, that we're on borrowed time, and I do have God in my life ... you come to terms with reality on a deeper level. And when COVID kicked in, I said, 'You know what? All bets are off.' I already knew I wasn't in control. But now, not only am I not in control from the natural order of life, but now the puppet masters ... are in control," Breuer answered.

"It made me realize I don't have time to worry about what people think of me. I know where I'm at in life. I know where I'm at spiritually. I know where I'm at with my family," he added.

"That's tremendous power," Glenn said. "But it spooks the hell out of people."

"But it shouldn't!" Breuer exclaimed. "I'm excited that other people get this ... but they're stuck. We ain't got time for stuck. To me, this is the time of, 'You gotta rise.' For years and years and years, you allow fear to control your life. Fear of dying. Fear I might get sick ... everything's based out of fear. It's time for the fearless."

Breuer also revealed his secret for dealing with tough times, and he’s seen his share. But he also said he's seen miracles, including the incredible (and hilariously told) story of how he found faith, how God saved his marriage, and why one family friend was convinced his wife belonged to a cult.



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