Glenn Beck: What 'doing something' looks like




Video: Katy Abram on Hardball

GLENN: 888 727 BECK, 888 727 BECK. Hello and welcome to the program. Let me go to Katy in Pennsylvania who was questioned by Arlen Specter. Or you questioned Specter, right, Katy?

KATY: Yeah. Yeah, I did.

GLENN: And what happened to you now?

KATY: The meeting was on Tuesday and the past two days it's been a whirlwind

GLENN: Are you okay, Katy? Are you okay?

KATY: Yeah, I'm okay. Sorry. I just went there to ask a question and these people I'm sorry. These people are calling my cellphone, calling my dad's office, e mailing my dad's office. They are trying to set up the normal people of this country.

GLENN: Katy

KATY: That's what I see.

GLENN: Katy?

KATY: Yes.

GLENN: Do you have these e mails?

KATY: Yes.

GLENN: What are they saying in the e mails and what are they saying on your phone?

KATY: The phone call I got, the first thing on Tuesday was some coward called me. I don't know how he got my cellphone number. He said something and then he called me a racist.

GLENN: What was

KATY: The question, this is not a left or right. This is about America, and I wanted him to go back to Washington and show us that, you know, to I can't even think right now. They are dismantling our country.

GLENN: Okay, Katy, Katy.

KATY: Yeah?

GLENN: Let me tell you something. I can certainly relate to you. I have had to have police cars in my driveway. I have now security detail. If you read any of my if you read any of the blogs about me, if you read any you should read my tweets. The venom, the anger.

KATY: Yeah.

GLENN: The evil quite honestly that is being pointed at people who speak out is staggering. I have done this for over 30 years and I have never seen anything like what is coming. And just know, Katy, that you are not alone. And what you have to understand is this is a sign of their weakness. When they can't argue the truth, when they can't defend it and they need to bully and intimidate, when they need to take the, quite honestly Ahmadinejad type tactics and bully people and pillory them without talking about the facts. This is what Stalin did, this is what Ahmadinejad does. They all do it. If they can't defend it. Don't worry. There are more people like you. What I'm looking for is those Democrats that say, okay, I wanted change. I didn't want George Bush and I didn't agree with his policies, but we are not a nation of thugs. I would like to see those Democrats stand up and where are they. Call if you're one of those Democrats. But no, Katy, you are not alone. You are not alone.

KATY: I know that. I would say of all the phone calls, the e mails I've gotten on Facebook and everything, 99% of them are positive. They're telling me you know I'm a stay at home mom, too. I know what you're feeling. I thank you for standing up for me and the boys, for the people. And I'm proud to do that. It's just that, you know, everything kind of caught up with me last night. I wrote you an e mail last night well, early this morning. And I was wondering if I could read it to you.

GLENN: Yes. Go ahead.

KATY: It says, hi, Glenn. It's 4:41 a.m. I finally just got a few hours of needed sleep. And sitting here writing you maybe is a way to help myself feel a little better. I can't stop crying right now. The gravity of the past two days is finally hitting me. I am merely an American who wanted to ask her senator a question. Sorry. That's all I wanted. Last evening I went on MSNBC's Hardball with Lawrence O'Donnell. The lamb walked into the lion's den knowing she could be eaten alive. The lion pounced. The lamb is still alive. But is questioning why she would have placed herself in such danger. I new Hardball would be difficult but I want those who don't watch the channels that I watch to hear from a normal American. I'm not a plant by the GOP. I am a mom. I may not be the most articulate person. I may not be well versed, but I know what I believe. I can't quote numbers or facts well. I know my limitations. But I know who I am. I know what I believe in.

Glenn, I have received hundreds of e mails from people like me. My friends tell me they have fan pages for me on Facebook. I have bloggers tearing me apart or holding me up. I feel like I've just stepped into your world. I don't know how you do it. I have always respected you but it has grown a hundredfold in the past 48 hours. I have lost seven pounds in two days. I have barely eaten. My head hurts and I miss my kids. They come home today from my in laws. I just want to hug them. My daughter Madelyn asked me on the phone last night who the sleeping giant was. That's a great question. It's such an honest one from my 7 year old. God bless her. Who is the sleeping giant. I'll tell you who he is. The sleeping giant consists of those of us who have buried our heads in the sand for years. We know what we believe and yet it's our voice yet if we voice our opinions publicly, we are chastised and called hate mongers or racist even when those lies are unfounded. We are the people who you don't see in the news. We are the people who love this country so much but feel so powerless to do anything. We feel powerless against this huge machine of government and media. We are the people who are finally taking a stand. We no longer just yell at the politicians on TV. We now go to town hall meetings to have our questions answered, our voices heard and our faces seen. This giant is now awake. He is ready to fight for this country, his freedom and his liberty. I ask that you pray for my family. I've been praying for yours for some time now. I know I want to fight this, but I don't want this ruining our family, our business or our lives. My gut says I can do this. If I must be the waking voice for those whom I have touched, then sobeit. And that's the end.

GLENN: Katy, you are a very brave, very brave person.

KATY: Thank you.

GLENN: You are only the beginning of you are only the beginning. You have a write in your diary. Are you keeping a diary, Katy?

KATY: I haven't had time.

GLENN: Okay. Go get a Moleskin. It's a little teeny book of just blank pages. Keep it with you. Keep it in your purse. Even if it's one line. Katy, you are living in historic times and while your name or your face or my name or my face may not be ever recorded in history, you are the beginning of that giant. You are the first eyelid opening up or you are the firsthand that has moved and said, wait a minute here. Know your place in history, Katy, and you are you may feel insignificant but you're not. And speak the truth. Question with boldness and speak without fear. Thanks, Katy.

KATY: Thank you.

GLENN: We have the audio of her question and let's go see if we can get the audio and see what, what a surprise NBC did to her last night, next.

Most self-proclaimed Marxists know very little about Marxism. Some of them have all the buzzwords memorized. They talk about the exploits of labor. They talk about the slavery of capitalist society and the alienation caused by capital. They talk about the evils of power and domination.

But they don't actually believe what they say. Or else they wouldn't be such violent hypocrites. And we're not being dramatic when we say "violent."

For them, Marxism is a political tool that they use to degrade and annoy their political enemies.

They don't actually care about the working class.

Another important thing to remember about Marxists is that they talk about how they want to defend the working class, but they don't actually understand the working class. They definitely don't realize that the working class is composed mostly of so many of the people they hate. Because, here's the thing, they don't actually care about the working class. Or the middle class. They wouldn't have the slightest clue how to actually work, not the way we do. For them, work involves ranting about how work and labor are evil.

Ironically, if their communist utopia actually arrived, they would be the first ones against the wall. Because they have nothing to offer except dissent. They have no practical use and no real connection to reality.

Again ironically, they are the ultimate proof of the success of capitalism. The fact that they can freely call for its demise, in tweets that they send from their capitalistic iPhones, is proof that capitalism affords them tremendous luxuries.

Their specialty is complaining. They are fanatics of a religion that is endlessly cynical.

They sneer at Christianity for promising Heaven in exchange for good deeds on earth — which is a terrible description of Christianity, but it's what they actually believe — and at the same time they criticize Christianity for promising a utopia, they give their unconditional devotion to a religion that promises a utopia.

They are fanatics of a religion that is endlessly cynical.

They think capitalism has turned us into machines. Which is a bad interpretation of Marx's concept of the General Intellect, the idea that humans are the ones who create machines, so humans, not God, are the creators.

They think that the only way to achieve the perfect society is by radically changing and even destroying the current society. It's what they mean when they say things about the "status quo" and "hegemony" and the "established order." They believe that the system is broken and the way to fix it is to destroy, destroy, destroy.

Critical race theory actually takes it a step farther. It tells us that the racist system can never be changed. That racism is the original sin that white people can never overcome. Of course, critical race theorists suggest "alternative institutions," but these "alternative institutions" are basically the same as the ones we have now, only less effective and actually racist.

Marx's violent revolution never happened. Or at least it never succeeded. Marx's followers have had to take a different approach. And now, we are living through the Revolution of Constant Whining.

This post is part of a series on critical race theory. Read the full series here.

Americans are losing faith in our justice system and the idea that legal consequences are applied equally — even to powerful elites in office.

Rep. Devin Nunes (R-CA) joined Glenn Beck on the radio program to detail what he believes will come next with the Durham investigation, which hopefully will provide answers to the Obama FBI's alleged attempts to sabotage former President Donald Trump and his campaign years ago.

Rep. Nunes and Glenn assert that we know Trump did NOT collude with Russia, and that several members of the FBI possibly committed huge abuses of power. So, when will we see justice?

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The corporate media is doing everything it can to protect Dr. Anthony Fauci after Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) roasted him for allegedly lying to Congress about funding gain-of-function research in Wuhan, China.

During an extremely heated exchange at a Senate hearing on Tuesday, Sen. Paul challenged Dr. Fauci — who, as the director of the National Institute of Allergies and Infectious Diseases, oversees research programs at the National Institute of Health — on whether the NIH funded dangerous gain-of-function research at the Wuhan Institute of Virology.

Dr. Fauci denied the claims, but as Sen. Paul knows, there are documents that prove Dr. Fauci's NIH was funding gain-of-function research in the Wuhan biolab before COVID-19 broke out in China.

On "The Glenn Beck Program," Glenn and Producer Stu Burguiere presented the proof, because Dr. Fauci's shifting defenses don't change the truth.

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Critical race theory: A special brand of evil

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Part of what makes it hard for us to challenge the left is that their beliefs are complicated. We don't mean complicated in a positive way. They aren't complicated the way love is complicated. They're complicated because there's no good explanation for them, no basis in reality.

The left cannot pull their heads out of the clouds. They are stuck on romantic ideas, abstract ideas, universal ideas. They talk in theories. They see the world through ideologies. They cannot divorce themselves from their own academic fixations. And — contrary to what they believe and how they act — it's not because leftists are smarter than the rest of us. And studies have repeatedly shown that leftists are the least happy people in the country. Marx was no different. The Communist Manifesto talks about how the rise of cities "rescued a considerable part of the population from the idiocy of rural life."

Studies have repeatedly shown that leftists are the least happy people in the country.

Instead of admitting that they're pathological hypocrites, they tell us that we're dumb and tell us to educate ourselves. Okay, so we educate ourselves; we return with a coherent argument. Then they say, "Well, you can't actually understand what you just said unless you understand the work of this other obscure Marxist writer. So educate yourselves more."

It's basically the "No True Scotsman" fallacy, the idea that when you point out a flaw in someone's argument, they say, "Well, that's a bad example."

After a while, it becomes obvious that there is no final destination for their bread-crumb trail. Everything they say is based on something that somebody else said, which is based on something somebody else said.

Take critical race theory. We're sure you've noticed by now that it is not evidence-based — at all. It is not, as academics say, a quantitative method. It doesn't use objective facts and data to arrive at conclusions. Probably because most of those conclusions don't have any basis in reality.

Critical race theory is based on feelings. These feelings are based on theories that are also based on feelings.

We wanted to trace the history of critical race theory back to the point where its special brand of evil began. What allowed it to become the toxic, racist monster that it is today?

Later, we'll tell you about some of the snobs who created critical theory, which laid the groundwork for CRT. But if you follow the bread-crumb trail from their ideas, you wind up with Marxism.

For years, the staff has devoted a lot of time to researching Marxism. We have read a lot of Marx and Marxist writing. It's part of our promise to you to be as informed as possible, so that you know where to go for answers; so that you know what to say when your back is up against the wall. What happens when we take the bread-crumb trail back farther, past Marxism? What is it based on?

This is the point where Marxism became Marxism and not just extra-angry socialism.

It's actually based on the work of one of the most important philosophers in human history, a 19th-century German philosopher named Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel.

This is the point where Marxism became Marxism and not just extra-angry socialism. And, as you'll see in just a bit, if we look at Hegel's actual ideas, it's obvious that Marx completely misrepresented them in order to confirm his own fantasies.

So, in a way, that's where the bread-crumb trail ends: With Marx's misrepresentation of an incredibly important, incredibly useful philosophy, a philosophy that's actually pretty conservative.

This post is part of a series on critical race theory. Read the full series here.