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GLENN: From high above Times Square in Midtown Manhattan, third most listened to show in all of America. Hello, you sick twisted freak. Let me go to Tim in Atlanta right off the bat and because he was he's been watching the mainstream media this morning and he says he's frustrated. Hello, Tim, welcome.

CALLER: Hey, Glenn. Thank you so much for taking my call.

GLENN: Sure.

CALLER: I am completely blown away this morning by the lack of coverage not only of the 9/12 march that had an estimated half a million plus, march on Washington plus the lack of coverage of the ACORN scandal. How are we going to overcome the media?

GLENN: This is so great, Tim, this is so great. You don't have to worry about it. The media is pounding nail after nail after nail into their own coffin right now. The American people are waking up. It doesn't matter. Even if the Washington Post wouldn't have covered it, everybody in Washington that needs to know, the people are awake, they know. It doesn't matter if it was covered at all. The people that needed to hear that message, believe me, heard the message. If you go overseas, you start to look at some real numbers, overseas the London Telegraph is now saying that the number is over a million.

CALLER: Oh, my gosh.

GLENN: They quote a source from the Park Service, the National Park Service saying that it is the largest march on Washington ever.

CALLER: Oh, my gosh.

GLENN: And they also quote somebody in the White House saying that the White House was shocked at the number. Now, you're not going to get that in the mainstream press here in America, but that's what the Daily Mail is reporting today.

Now, everybody in Washington knows, and the great thing is America now understands. America now knows that America is awake. It is the best news ever. America is awake.

So don't worry about what you see in the mainstream media. Start keeping track of who you can trust and who you can't. You know, I said, when was it, last Wednesday maybe when this ACORN stuff started to come out, I wondered why nobody would cover the Van Jones story when it happened. I asked for answers. I just wanted somebody to answer the question: How much power does this guy have, who let him into the White House, what does all of this mean for the policies of the president. If he's denied the communist ties and everything else, then let us know. How many times on the air did I say please, I want to be wrong? Do you remember that, Pat?

PAT: Over and over again.

GLENN: I mean, you and I talked about it afterwards. I don't think I've ever heard anybody on television say I want to be wrong, please, give me the other answer. Nobody would. Nobody did it. So Van Jones goes away in the middle of the night. Nobody reported. I think the Washington Post reported one story on it. New York Times only reports the story that he's gone. None of the and nobody still today is actually reporting on the communist thing, none of them.

PAT: They just don't buy it. Oh, yeah, sure. If they mention it at all, which they usually don't, it was like, oh, he was communist in the Nineties, he's changed his mind.



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GLENN: When?

PAT: When.

GLENN: I'd like to know when. Show me the videotape, show me. Okay, the next thing is then we started on ACORN. ACORN, we have and wait until tomorrow. I know there's a videotape out today that's showing the corruption in New York, and we're going to play some of the videotape for you today. But we're not going to spend a lot of time on it because tomorrow will boggle your mind. It will take a full hour on television tomorrow just to go through the tape and that's not the whole tape. And you will not believe what I'll show you tomorrow.

So we started showing this. I said, I think it was last Wednesday or Thursday, I don't remember what day, I always knew that the press was biased but now, America, you need to understand that the press is complicit. The press is so deeply in bed that there is, there is no bias here. Bias is two people watch an accident and one says, "No, the car no, no, no, that guy, he swerved and he hit him first." And the other guy goes, "No, I saw it from a different angle; I'm telling you it happened the other way." There's bias, and that bias comes from your life experience and everything else. This isn't bias. This is complicit. There's no other way to read this. When you look at the ACORN thing how is it? Tax dollars are at stake. The IRS should be investigating them. The teachers union has given $1.2 million to ACORN, I think just this year. Now, we have ACORN officials in three cities now is it three or is it four? Three cities. I think three cities.

PAT: Yeah.

GLENN: Three cities, going after where a guy dressed as a pimp and a woman dressed as a hooker go in and say, hey, I'm a pimp and I'm a hooker and we need to buy a house. They're using tax dollars to advise them on how to cheat on their taxes and be able to get a loan for their house so they can set up a brothel of 13 year old girls who are illegal aliens from El Salvador. And the news doesn't report on it. That's not "I grew up in a different circle of friends and I have a different point of view." That is "I'm lying to you. I will no longer I cannot be trusted to tell you the truth."

Do you remember I've been saying for how many months the paradigm is about to change. Gang, we're here. The paradigm is changing right now and unless the mainstream media begins to understand this, unless the mainstream media understands, there are only going to be there's only going to be one side standing in the end of this. There's only going to be the side of the mainstream media that is currently feeding you not bias but out and out lies, complicit lies. They're going to be the ones standing in the end, or people that are telling you the truth on both sides, for and against, the people who are willing to say, "Okay, look, I was wrong on this one but I'm right on this one." It's either going to be some sort of a spooky 1984 world that we live in where 2 plus 2 equals 7 if they tell you to, or we're going to restore this thing. And I am betting on the restoration of this country because the truth will always set you free. The only thing that will stop it is an event. The only thing that will stop it is some nut job doing something and this government making the case that, well, we've just, we've got to take control, we've got to take control. We've got to take the guns, we've got to take control, we've got to do this, we've got to do that. Some nut this is why, you know, the media can say whatever they want. "Oh, Glenn Beck, he's..." did you see the story in, what was it, the New York Daily News yesterday, Stu, where the spooky thing about Glenn Beck is he's stirring his people up into anger and hatred and he just wants them to shoot people. Did you see that go ahead. Somewhere between 50,000 and two million people? I know that's a hard window to figure out how much it was. Somewhere between 50,000 and two million people came to the mall on Saturday? Did you notice there was no violence?

STU: Well, there were all those shootings.

GLENN: No.

STU: There was the bazookas? Remember that bazooka attack?

GLENN: The streets of Washington D.C. probably have never been safer in the last 20 years than they were this weekend.

PAT: Or cleaner.

GLENN: Cleaner.

PAT: Everybody cleaned up after themselves.

STU: Well, but all those Chinese throwing stars, the attacks.

GLENN: No, they didn't have that.

STU: That didn't happen?

PAT: No, they didn't have that yesterday, uh uh.

GLENN: So don't worry about the media. The media you know what? I

PAT: Those are cool, though.

GLENN: I felt

PAT: I like Chinese throwing stars.

GLENN: I felt about a month ago there is no need to hype, there's no need to be always err I've said this to the staff. When in doubt, leave it out. If we don't know, if we can't verify it. You want stuff taken out of context or what may have been taken out of context on things like Van Jones? Oh, I could have done 1400 hours on that. When in doubt, leave it out. And the reason why we did that is because I have a strong impression that the truth will set you free. And these people will implode on they are going to collapse on their own weight. The media is going to collapse on its own weight. NBC is going to go down. They are just, they are going to go down either that, or they're going to be the state run media. But they are never going to

STU: Going to be? Like what would they need to do to make themselves more would they need to be

GLENN: They would have to erase everybody else's freedom of speech and the government just seizes control.

STU: So you are saying that

GLENN: Maybe BBC1.

STU: So they just need to be the only media. They wouldn't have to change their coverage. They would just

GLENN: They are the only media, right. So they are betting, I think, on you know, I don't know. I don't know what they are betting on. But they are either going to go down all the way, because they are not going to change their ways.

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Protests following the fatal police shooting of Walter Wallace Jr quickly devolved into violence, rioting, and looting in Philadelphia, and BlazeTV's Elijah Schaffer was there to document what the mainstream media won't. But while filming the carnage inside a Five Below on Tuesday, Elijah was surrounded and attacked by looters.

Elijah joined Glenn Beck on the radio program Wednesday to detail his experience and to explain why mainstream media efforts to downplay the violence just show that independent media has never been more important.

"Unfortunately, [the attack] escalated from one person to about a dozen very quickly," Elijah explained. "I'm actually really happy to be alive. Because in that same shopping center, right there, there was a 15-year-old girl who was shot, according to reports. And I heard multiple gunshots throughout the night. Another individual is reported to have heard a gunshot as well, so we try to confirm. I watched people get pummeled beyond belief."

Glenn asked Elijah to respond to mainstream media claims that conservatives are exaggerating the looting and violence in Philadelphia.

"It's so funny to hear people that aren't there try to counter what we're reporting," Elijah replied.

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In the final days before the 2020 election, President Donald Trump is gaining among black voters, particularly men, because his record of accomplishments "speaks for itself" and the "façade" that President Trump is a racist "just doesn't ring true," argued sports columnist Jason Whitlock on "The Glenn Beck Radio Program" Tuesday.

Jason, who recently interviewed the president at the White House for OutKick.com, shared his thoughts on why he believes many black Americans — notably celebrities such as Kanye West, Ice Cube, and 50 Cent — are breaking from the "façade" that President Trump is a "flaming racist."

"I really believe the facts are starting to speak for themselves, and that Donald Trump's record of accomplishments, particularly as it relates to African Americans, speaks for itself," Jason told Glenn. "He actually has a record to stand on, unlike even Barack Obama. When [Obama] was president, I don't think he had much of a record to stand on, in terms of, 'Hey, what did he actually deliver for African Americans?' President Trump has things he can stand on and, you know, beyond that I think black people understand when he starts talking about black unemployment rate. And America's unemployment rate. And then, when you add in for black men, the façade we've been putting on [President Trump] … you know, this whole thing that he's some flaming racist, it just doesn't ring true."

Jason suggested that Trump's fearlessness, unabashed masculinity, and record of keeping his promises resonates with men in the black community. He also weighed in on how media and social media's bias plays a huge role in convincing people to hate President Trump while ignoring Antifa and others on the Left.

"I keep explaining to people, Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, they're some of the most secular places on earth. And we've reduced everyone to a tweet, that we disagree with," he added.

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Megyn Kelly is not happy about the "disgusting" media coverage of President Donald Trump, specifically pointing to Lesley Stahl's "60 Minutes" interview on CBS Sunday.

On the radio program, Megyn told Glenn Beck the media has become so blinded by the "Trump Derangement Syndrome" that they've lost their own credibility — and now they can't get it back.

"It's disgusting. It's stomach-turning," Megyn said of the media's coverage of the president. "But it's just a continuation of what we've seen over the past couple of years. Their 'Trump Derangement Syndrome' has blinded them to what they're doing to their own credibility. They can't get it back. It's too late. They've already sacrificed it. And now no one is listening to them other than the hard partisans for whom they craft their news."

Megyn also discussed how she would have covered the recent stories about Hunter and Joe Biden's alleged corruption. Watch the video below to catch more of the conversation:


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