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GLENN: Do you think Barack Obama got this into your kids' schools? I want you to listen to this. This was sent to a watchdog who doesn't want to be identified. We did some research. 7,000 schools and churches and organizations are now playing this across the country. This was played in a school which we won't reveal yet. Watch tonight. I have my reasons. This was played in a school and we got a watchdog who alerted us to it. Now I'm going to play just the audio, but wait until you see. This is what the New York Times says is far better than Al Gore's movie, far better because it's more accessible. Listen to what they're teaching in this little movie.

VOICE: I spent 10 years traveling the world tracking where our stuff comes from and where it goes. And you know what I found out? That is not the whole story. There is a lot missing from this explanation. For one thing, this system looks like it's fine, no problem. But the truth is it's a system in crisis.

PAT: What's the system we're talking about here, by the way?

GLENN: How our stuff how does our stuff get here.

PAT: Yeah. Mostly the capitalist system.

STU: Yes, the capitalist system.

PAT: It's capitalism. She's not saying that, but that's what she's alluding to.

VOICE: And the reason it's a system in crisis is it's a linear system and we live on a finite planet. And you cannot run a linear system on a finite planet indefinitely. Every step along the way this system is interacting with the real world. In real life it's not happening on a blank white page. It's interacting with societies, cultures, economies, the environment. And all along the way it's bumping up against limits. Limits we don't see here because the diagram is incomplete.

GLENN: This is

VOICE: So let's go back through. Let's fill in some of the blanks and see what's missing.

GLENN: This is in schools.

VOICE: Well, one of the most important things that's missing is people. Yes, people. People live and work all along the system.

GLENN: Oh, no.

VOICE: And some people in this system matter a little more than others.

GLENN: Uh oh.

VOICE: Some have a little more say. Who are they? Well, let's start with the government. Now, my friends tell me I should use a tank to symbolize the government, and that's true in many countries and increasingly in our own. That's

GLENN: Stop. I should use a tank. I should use a tank to demonstrate, illustrate our government. And then it turns into a tank. It is the capital and then it turns into a tank. This happens in a lot of countries, and some say more increasingly in our very own.

STU: I was on the way in today and I got run over by a tank.

GLENN: Did you?

STU: It was

PAT: Were those government tanks?

STU: rolling down the street. They were government tanks.

GLENN: Well, maybe I shouldn't give her such a hard time because I think I agree with her that maybe the tank thing is in our future. I mean, for the love of Pete. Are we not, are we not engaging in anti American, anticapitalism propaganda now in our schools? Go ahead.

VOICE: Now more than 50% of our federal tax money is going to the military.

GLENN: Military.

VOICE: Because I told true to the vision and values the government should be of the people, by the people, for the people.

GLENN: Listen to this.

VOICE: It's the government's job to watch out for us, to take care of us. That's their

GLENN: Stop. It is not the job of the government to watch out for us and to take care of us! It is not the government's job. That kind of government leads to a tank and a man on a lonely bridge standing there with his hand up trying to stop the tank. That's a government that takes care of you, watch out for you. Not the American government. That is never the goal of the American government. It never has been. That has been the goal of every despotic government ever created on Earth.

STU: It's not like this is going to 7,000 schools, though. So don't worry about it.

GLENN: Oh, okay, thank you.

VOICE: Job. Then along came the corporation. Now, the reason the corporation looks bigger than the government is that the corporation is bigger than the government. Of the 100 largest economies on Earth now, 51 are corporations. And as the corporation has grown in size and power, we've seen a little change in the government where they're a little more concerned in making sure everything's working out for those guys than for

GLENN: Stop. I actually agree with this part of it. I have no problem with corporations getting big. I have every problem with corporations joining with governments. The rules apply for the government and the corporations and the people alike. Laws are laws. No special favors. No special breaks. I don't care how big you are.

STU: It's a ridiculous premise, though, to say that everything's getting so much easier for businesses these days. And this is not the way we're going.

GLENN: It is. It is. It is much easier if you are the right corporation.

STU: If you are, maybe for certain ones you can make that argument.

GLENN: Yes, the right corporations.

STU: That's not the argument she is making, though, at all.

GLENN: No, uh uh.

STU: I mean, obviously if you are GE, yes, things got a lot easier for you the last nine months.

GLENN: Oh, no, there's nothing that happened like, you know, Barack Obama opening the gateway right to Russia so he could they could have meetings with Vladimir Putin. That didn't well, that happened, but it didn't wasn't tied.

PAT: Nothing to do

GLENN: It happened on the same day that we gave up the missile shield over in Europe and we sold Poland out.

PAT: Pure coincidence.

GLENN: That's a sheer coincidence.

PAT: Stop with your hate.

GLENN: Yeah, I'm sorry, sorry.

VOICE: Okay. So let's see what else is missing from this picture. We'll start with extraction, which is a fancy word for natural resource exploitation, which is a fancy word for trashing the planet.

PAT: Wow. Talk about propaganda.

STU: This is unbelievable, unbelievable.

PAT: Unbelievable.

GLENN: Wait until you see it tonight. Wait until you see it. It's you know what? Can we include a link, please, in our newsletter? If you have the free e mail newsletter at GlennBeck.com, you will get a copy of this and then you also see it tonight. And there is so much to show you about I'm blowing out that, tonight the hour is on propaganda. Tonight the hour is, I'm tying some things together on the blackboard that we started last night. I'm telling you it is going to come fast and furious. This stuff is going to start coming down and raining down on the program fast and furious. You are going to start tying it together. I think last night was a show that a lot of people had, oh, my gosh, an a ha moment where they looked and went... I get it, I get it, I see where it's all leading. I see how it's all being done. You remember when we met six months ago and we were talking and I said, you don't know what's going on. And I was so frustrated because I didn't know what was going on. I couldn't figure it out. Well, some of us, unlike others in the media, have been up almost 24 hours a day at times trying to figure it out. And I got I'm telling you, I know what's happening. I know how to show it to you. I can't show all of it, but I will tell you this: I said last week off air and I'll say today, I know exactly how to stop it, and it certainly is not through force. It certainly is not through guns. It certainly is not it is with the truth. And I know what the truth is and I know where to snag em. And just, by the way, my brakes work fine and I'm not suicidal.

'The Handmaid's Tale' got it right, just with the wrong religion

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Just in case The Handmaid's Tale's heavy-handed message wasn't already heavy-handed enough, a recent episode made it clear there's always room for further hysteria. Particularly, in relation to depictions of a “patriarchal society" run by Christian doctrine and determined by men — oh those dastardly men.

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The show appropriates Margaret Atwood of the same name, depicting a totalitarian society led by Christian doctrine in which women's bodies are controlled, and they have no rights. The story sounds familiar, but not in the same way Atwood and the show's creators have so smugly assumed.

Just as tone-deaf as 4th wave feminism itself, and tone-deaf in all the exact same places. Most notably, the show's heavy-handed indignation toward Christianity. Toward the patriarchy. Toward conservatives and traditional values. And just like 4th wave feminism, the show completely overlooks the irony at play. Because there is a part of the world where women and children are being raped and mutilated. In fact, in this very real place, the women or girls are often imprisoned, even executed, for being raped, and they are mutilated in unspeakable ways.

Theirs is a cruel, bloody, colorless life.

There is a place, a very real place, where women are forced to cover their entire bodies with giant tarp-like blankets, which is all the more brutal given the endless heat of this place. There is a place where women literally have one-third of the rights of men, a place where women are legally, socially and culturally worth less than men.

They cannot drive cars. They cannot be outside alone. They cannot divorce, they cannot even choose who they marry and often, they are forcibly married at a young age.

They are raped. A lot. Theirs is a cruel, bloody, colorless life. This is the life of tens, perhaps hundreds of millions of women. And, I'll tell you, their religion isn't Christianity.

Science did it again. It only took 270 million years, but this week, scientists finally solved the mystery that has kept the world up at night. We finally know where octopuses come from: outer space. That explains why they look like the aliens in just about every alien movie ever made.

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It turns out octopuses were aliens that evolved on another planet. Scientists haven't determined which one yet, but they've definitely narrowed it down to one of the planets in one of the galaxies. Hundreds of millions of years ago (give or take a hundred), these evolved octopus aliens arrived on Earth in the form of cryopreserved eggs. Now, this part is just speculation, but it's possible their alien planet was on the verge of destruction, so Mom and Dad Octopus self-sacrificially placed Junior in one of these cryopreserved eggs and blasted him off the planet to save their kind.

This alien-octopus research, co-authored by a group of 33 scientists, was published in the Progress in Biophysics and Molecular Biology journal. I'm sure you keep that on your nightstand like I do.

Anyway, these scientists say octopuses evolved very rapidly over 270 million years. Which sounds slow, but in evolutionary terms, 270 million years is like light speed. And the only explanation for their breakneck evolution is that they're aliens. The report says, “The genome of the Octopus shows a staggering level of complexity with 33,000 protein-coding genes — more than is present in Homo sapiens."

Lucky for us, they landed in the water. Otherwise, we might be octopus pets.

They mention that the octopus' large brain, sophisticated nervous system, camera-like eyes, flexible bodies and ability to change color and shape all point to its alien nature. Octopuses developed those capabilities rather suddenly in evolution, whereas we're still trying to figure out the TV remote.

These biological enhancements are so far ahead of regular evolution that the octopuses must have either time-traveled from the future, or “more realistically" according to scientists, crash-landed on earth in those cryopreserved egg thingies. The report says the eggs arrived here in “icy bolides." I had to look up what a “bolide" is, and turns out it's a fancy word for a meteor.

So, to recap: a long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away, an alien race of octopuses packed their sperm-bank samples in some meteors and shot them toward Earth. Lucky for us, they landed in the water. Otherwise, we might be octopus pets.

President Trump's approval rating is rising, and Democrats — hilariously — can't seem to figure out what's going on. A few months ago Democrats enjoyed a sixteen point lead over Republicans, but now — according to CNN's recent national survey — that lead is down to just THREE points. National data from Reuters shows it as being even worse.

The Democratic advantage moving towards the halfway mark into 2018 shows that Republicans are only ONE point behind. The president's public approval rating is rising, and Democrats are nervously looking at each other like… “umm guys, what are we doing wrong here?"

I'm going to give Chuck Schumer and Nancy Pelosi a little hint. We know that the Left has enjoyed a “special relationship" with the media, but they might want to have a sit down with their propaganda machine. The mainstream media is completely out of control, and Americans are sick of it. We're DONE with the media.

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Look what has been going on just this week. The president called MS-13 gang members animals, but that's not the story the media jumped on. They thought it was more clickable to say that Trump was calling all immigrants animals instead. In the Middle East, the media rushed to vilify Israel instead of Hamas. They chose to defend a terror organization rather than one of our oldest allies.

Think about that. The media is so anti-Trump that they've chosen a violent street gang AND A GLOBAL TERROR ORGANIZATION as their torch-bearing heroes. Come on, Democrats. Are you seriously baffled why the American people are turning their backs on you?

Still not enough evidence? Here's the New York Times just yesterday. Charles Blow wrote a piece called "A Blue Wave of Moral Restoration" where he tried to make the case that the president and Republicans were the enemy, but — fear not — Democrat morality was here to save the day.

Here are some of these cases Blow tries to make for why Trump is unfit to be President:

No person who treats women the way Trump does and brags on tape about sexually assaulting them should be president.

Ok, fine. You can make that argument if you want to, but why weren't you making this same argument for Bill Clinton? Never mind, I actually know the reason. Because you were too busy trying to bury the Juanita Broaddrick story.

Let's move on:

No person who has demonstrated himself to be a pathological liar should be president.

Do the words, “You can keep your doctor" mean anything to the New York Times or Charles Blow? I might have saved the best for last:

No person enveloped by a cloud of corruption should be president.

I can only think of three words for a response to this: Hillary Frigging Clinton.

Try displaying a little consistency.

If the media really wants Donald Trump gone and the Democrats to take over, they might want to try displaying a little consistency. But hey, maybe that's just too much to ask.

How about starting with not glorifying terrorist organizations and murderous street gangs. Could we at least begin there?

If not… good luck in the midterms.

In the weeks following President Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital, the mainstream media was quick to criticize the president's pro-Israel stance and make dire predictions of violent backlash in the Middle East. Fast forward to this week's opening of the US Embassy in Jerusalem and the simultaneous Palestinian “protests" in Gaza.

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Predictably, the mainstream media chastised Israel for what they called “state-sanctioned terrorism" when the IDF stepped in to protect their country from so-called peaceful Palestinian protesters. Hamas leaders later admitted that at least 50 of the 62 Palestinians killed in the clashes were Hamas terrorists.

“In our post-modern media age, there is no truth and nobody even seems to be looking for it …. This is shamefully clear in the media especially this week with their coverage of the conflict between the border of Israel and the Gaza strip," said Glenn on today's show. He added, “The main media narrative this week is about how the IDF is just killing innocent protesters, while Hamas officials have confirmed on TV that 50 of the 62 people killed were working for Hamas."

The mainstream media views the Palestinians as the oppressed people who just want to share the land and peacefully coexist with the people of Israel. “They can't seem to comprehend that in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, only one side is actively trying to destroy the other," surmised Glenn.

Watch the video above to hear Glenn debunk the “peaceful Palestinian protest" fallacy.