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GLENN: 888 727 BECK, 888 727 BECK. You have to hear NPR. You ready? This is the part of the Kennedy coverage on NPR. Oh, jeez, stop.

PAT: This is the open.

GLENN: I can't

PAT: This is good.

GLENN: Stop, I can't take it.

PAT: This is good. You've got to hear this. We should learn.

GLENN: It's just so snotty.

PAT: We should learn from this.

GLENN: I can hear the ratings just growing right now.

STU: How do we get more of this on the radio? How does that happen?

GLENN: How do we get more?

STU: Yeah.

GLENN: Mark Lloyd, our new FCC czar will

(Audio playing)

GLENN: By the way, I'm not kidding you. This is what Mark Lloyd wants. Mark Lloyd is our new diversity czar. I pointed him out on Wednesday. He was the guy that we have on tape, on videotape again. No one responding to it. Extolling the important revolution that happened in Venezuela with Hugo Chavez. And if it wasn't for the United States and these big businesses and nonstate run radio, that revolution could have happened a lot easier. And that's that was his he's trying to make a case that we shouldn't, we shouldn't have free radio and television. It should all be run by the state. And he's using Hugo Chavez's first failure as a reason why because he hadn't controlled the radios yet. I mean, what?

STU: Well, did he say it over that music? Because I think it would be more credible.

GLENN: Do it again.

(Audio playing)

GLENN: You know that very start again, start again. You know that very important revolution in no, no, you know what, I can't do it. Do we have the Toll McClellan? Go ahead. Because I think we can we have our own.

VOICE: This has been Almost All Things Considered with toll

GLENN: No, wait, that was the ending. That's the ending. Do we have the beginning?

STU: Here's the beginning.

GLENN: Here's the beginning.

(Audio playing)

VOICE: Welcome back to National Public Radio.

GLENN: Yes.

VOICE: And now Almost All Things Considered with your host, Toll McClellan.

GLENN: Hello, I'm Toll McClellan with guests Biff Biffeson and, hello, Biff. Biff

PAT: Good to be here, George, good to be here.

GLENN: Biff, we are talking about this crazy thing called freedom of speech. And Mark Lloyd, the new FCC diversity czar that quite correctly pointed out that Hugo Chavez and his first attempt at revolution failed because of freedom of speech.

PAT: Bloody awful, Beck, bloody awful.

GLENN: See, we can do this. We've got jobs no matter what happens. We've got jobs.

PAT: Okay.

GLENN: So anyway, let's go hang on. Hold on just a second. I believe, Biff, we have a phone call.

PAT: Do we have? How marvelous.

GLENN: We have a phone caller coming through. Unfortunately our phone system here at NPR works as well as the private radio stations did. Yes, hello?

CALLER: Hello.

GLENN: Yes.

CALLER: I'm very interested in your program. Thank you now

GLENN: Please hold down some of the passion.

PAT: Your inside voice, if you will. If you wouldn't mind.

CALLER: I apologize. I'm very excited as you can tell from being on the program.

GLENN: Indoor voice, thank you.

PAT: Indoor voice.

CALLER: I just am invigorated by your commentary today.

GLENN: Slow down just a bit, please.

PAT: No reason to get excited, good fellow.

CALLER: Well, I'm very invigorated by your commentary. I just can't believe what you're talking about today because this is what I've been thinking for years and years, which is why do I have all these choices? When I turn on the radio

GLENN: Biff, very good point made here by the

PAT: Excellent, excellent point.

GLENN: Who usually we just look down our nose at and wonder why these people even are allowed to have phones.

PAT: Even exist, even exist on the planet.

GLENN: Even exist, yes, thank you.

PAT: Is there no population control anymore? What happened to the 1970s?

GLENN: There are no white houses, are there no prisons?

PAT: There are no prisons. It's bloody awful.

GLENN: All right, all right, stop, okay. So here is what NPR said. This is a conversation on NPR about Ted Kennedy.

VOICE: Sad at his passing and yet celebrating this huge life and his huge long list of accomplishments.

VOICE: I think he would be the last person who would want us, those he's left behind, to be morose and full of bathos.

GLENN: Oh, hang on. Morose and full of bathos.

PAT: Or partos or Arcadian for that matter.

GLENN: I am so full of bathos until I squeezed it out of me.

PAT: When you use the term bathos four times in a day, it belongs to you. It's your own word and you get royalties from it from then on. Bathos.

GLENN: You now own it! You've said it four times.

PAT: Oh, how marvelous!

GLENN: I may have to say it; I don't have enough money in my wallet. (Laughing). Okay, so anyway, he wouldn't want us to be full of bathos.

VOICE: He would come in with a big guffawing laugh and make us laugh, too.

VOICE: He would, yes.

STU: Are we going to ignore guffawing?

GLENN: Stop, stop, stop, stop. I mean, it's a normal word.

PAT: A big guffawing laugh. (Laughing).

GLENN: Oh, and we all would have, we all would have chortled over that for hours.

VOICE: At his own expense.

VOICE: Well, you know, he I don't know if you know this or not, but one of his favorite topics

GLENN: Ready?

VOICE: of humor was indeed Chappaquiddick itself and he would ask people, have you heard any new jokes about Chappaquiddick.

PAT: That's such a scream!

GLENN: It is.

PAT: Remember that chick I drove into the creek? She was like 19, 20 years old, wasn't my wife! (Laughing). I went home, I'm out, you know, I'm a little wet, but I'm home relaxing with a beer; she's expecting me to come back! (Laughing).

GLENN: Oh, man. You're killing me! (Laughing). Just like her!

PAT: It was killing her! (Laughing).

GLENN: Oh, man!

PAT: That's rich, like me!

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.