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GLENN: Where did Stu go? Is he doing more research with Playboy magazine or

PAT: I don't know.

GLENN: You know it's amazing how it's amazing how strong the poll is to read that article. Not even to read the article. To just look at the magazine. Isn't it? And it is a I mean, it is a testimony, it is a testimony to how fragile I know my life is and I know the power of, that I just, I won't even look at it. I gave Stu handed it to me today and I said, open it to the correct page.

STU: I have the most important job on the show today.

GLENN: Yeah.

PAT: Truly.

GLENN: Isn't it amazing?

PAT: Yeah. Just can't mess with it.

GLENN: Pornography is so deadly. You get I mean, you ask, you ask your preacher, you ask your priest, you ask your minister, a psychiatrist. I bet you they will tell you the number one destructive force in marriage right now is pornography.

PAT: No question about it. There's no question.

STU: Really? You don't think over money or alcohol?

GLENN: Nope.

PAT: Uh uh. I bet you it's foreign.

STU: Really?

GLENN: Yeah. You talk to any, you talk to any religious leader or any psychiatrist that I have talked to.

PAT: They are freaked out about it.

GLENN: Freaked out. Because what happens is you open up the door. Because it is so the Internet just keeps you into it. It's no longer like it's a magazine that comes, it's now the Internet and it's just a wormhole and you just start going down into this wormhole and you don't get out and before you know it, you know, the husband is downstairs at 2:00 in the morning spending, you know, a couple of hours online and then the whole relationship with the family just changes. And before you and it just gets worse and worse and worse. It's really dangerous stuff.

STU: Nothing else, you'd be too tired to wake up. You'd have sleep problems. You'd be up at 2:00 in the morning for two hours and then your relationship would change because you'd miss breakfast.

PAT: Yeah.

STU: And other such things.

GLENN: Uh huh. Thanks for giving us that perspective, Stu.

STU: Thank you.

GLENN: Now, there is an image in here. This is a takedown piece on me in the Christmas issue, perfect for Christmas, Playboy magazine.

STU: Sure.

GLENN: And it starts with an image that I want to describe to you that says it all, I think. Describe the image.

STU: Basically what you have here is the title of the article is the triumph of the conservative. The right is rising again. The real counterculture is led by an unlikely talk show host named Glenn Beck. The picture to represent you and your audience is what appears to

GLENN: It's a double

STU: Yeah, I'm actually looking at the centerfold right now.

GLENN: It's a double page picture.

STU: Yeah, double page picture of a guy apparently potentially looks like he's looking in his basement or some almost windowless room. He is kneeling and apparently praying because there's a Bible right in front of him. Also a gun, which is weird because I swear how someone else put

GLENN: I always pray with my Bible and gun.

STU: I remember somebody, though, putting, clinging to your God and your guns.

GLENN: God and your guns.

STU: I do remember something about that at some point. Also he apparently seems to be praying to a picture of Sean Hannity, which is interesting. There is ammunition just laid out on the desk. He seems to be a former military man of sorts. He would look as, some would describe him as almost a militia member, those evil militia members.

GLENN: Is he wearing camouflage?

STU: He is not wearing camouflage but he's got sort of combat boots and that sort of thing. This's an AK 47 leaning up against the windowsill.

GLENN: I thought you said it was a windowless room.

STU: I said it was an almost windowless room if you'd listen to me, which you don't.

GLENN: I listen to you for the pictures.

STU: Thank you. Thank you. That's a compliment, I think.

GLENN: Yes.

STU: There is I'm trying to think. There's a couple of documents here I'm trying to make out. There's another picture of you, the fancy one from the CNN days of you just pointing back at the camera like look at me, I'm pointing at you. And then there's a

GLENN: Isn't there the Confederate flag on the wall?

STU: There's a giant Confederate flag on the wall. There's also a Confederate flag under the Bible that he's praying to and a sticker that says socialism is un American. A giant picture of Barack Obama as the joker hanging on the wall.

PAT: Of course.

STU: A "Don't tread on me" flag.

GLENN: It's almost like

PAT: Is there another stereotype?

STU: There is a crucifix.

PAT: Is there a NASCAR playing on TV?

STU: There is a can of Miller High Life I just noticed. So you got that.

PAT: Beer, beer, good.

STU: There seems to be, I would describe it as a bowling trophy.

PAT: Got to be bowling. Anything else is too hip, it's too cool.

STU: I would say so. I think that's about as much

GLENN: That is a double

PAT: Wow.

GLENN: That is a double page picture of who you are.

STU: That's how they see you.

GLENN: Not me. Not me. That's you.

STU: That's the audience.

GLENN: That's the audience. If you listen to me or you're a part of the rise of the right, that is who you are. Now, this is one of the worst I haven't even read it, but Stu has. This is the sloppy journalism that is happening at the lowest level, the lowest rung of journalism, Playboy magazine, to the highest level of journalism, the Washington Post, New York Times. It is so sloppy, and anybody who has ever even listened to me, if you've listened to me throughout the years, you know that I've called for George Bush's impeachment, I called for investigation into the scandals that were happening with the Republican Party, I told you that the I told you that the game that George Bush was playing with interest rates and these easy mortgages back in 200, I think 2003 or 2004, I said don't do it, it's a game, it's going to destroy us. I told you that the economy was coming unglued. I told you there was some kind of transnationalist thing going on with George Bush at the border. I mean, I've been very consistent on all of this stuff. But they don't even look at any of that. In fact, the claims that I make about socialist Marxism, et cetera, et cetera, communist, I've only charged that there was one communist in the White House, in the administration, one. I have not made a claim that there's more. Only one. Who was he?

PAT: Van Jones.

STU: Van Jones.

GLENN: What does the article say? And this is a common theme. What does the article say?

STU: Yeah, they shockingly even mention Van Jones. But later on in the article start calling you out for essentially a fake Red Scare, that you're trying to create these communists when none exist. Which is interesting because Van Jones himself, himself, called himself a communist. This is not our opinion of all of his policies put together what it equals.

GLENN: No.

STU: This is him calling him a communist.

GLENN: What is it do you have the line in the article that specifically says about, he said, you know, these socialists, he's on this Red Scare stuff, you told me about it earlier today.

STU: Yeah.

GLENN: And say it's not like there are any actual communists because that would be a problem if there were actual communists. This guy even admits it, that it would be a problem. You can't get anybody on the left to say that. You try and ask your friends. If there were actual communists, if the president appointed an actual communist, would it be a problem? They won't answer that question. Get them to answer. He said if the president had appointed an actual communist, if there were communists in the White House, that would be a problem. But there are no actual communists.

STU: Now, and I am looking for the line here. I know he said that you were making up the communists in the White House. I don't know that he said it was a problem.

GLENN: Oh, I thought you said he did.

STU: I don't think, I don't remember it's possible.

GLENN: Of course it's not a problem. You can't get it out of anybody.

PAT: Because he did appoint a communist.

STU: Right.

GLENN: And it's not me. Those are the words of Van Jones.

PAT: It's just a fact. You can't I mean

GLENN: No, it's a quote.

PAT: You are getting hammered for presenting facts, which is just unbelievable.

GLENN: Okay. So here's the really interesting thing. You know which side. You just ask your friends. You just ask your friends. What is the message that Glenn Beck is saying? What are the facts that Glenn Beck is saying? Or what are the facts that you are now saying to people? What are the facts? Don't make fun of because all that's happening, if you notice, Saturday Night Live, Jon Stewart, Playboy, South Park, all this week coming full guns a blazing on me. All they are doing is making fun of my mannerisms. That's all they're doing. None of them will actually address any of the facts. If they can distract you with mannerisms, if they can ridicule me and make me into a joke without ever addressing any of the actual facts that I bring to the table, well, then they win. Don't allow them to do this to you. Make sure you stay on the facts. And when they go, Glenn Beck, he's probably a big fat Bozo. But let me ask you this: If there were a communist that were appointed by the president and he knew he was a communist, would that be a problem?


 

The FBI recently sent more than a dozen armed agents to the home of well-known pro-life activist Mark Houck to arrest him for allegedly violating the Freedom of Access to Clinic Entrances or FACE Act. Now the father of seven faces up to 11 years in prison over claims that he blocked a man from entering an abortion clinic and shoved him when he wouldn't stop verbally harassing Mark's 12-year-old son. Now, if that doesn't sound insane enough, this all happened after local authorities dropped the case. So, what's the full story here?

Attorney Peter Breen joined Glenn Beck on the radio program Tuesday to tell the family's side of the story, including how the case was already "won" three years ago, and how, after receiving a target letter from the United States Attorney's Office for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, Mark's legal team agreed to cooperate fully, only to hear nothing back until the day the FBI showed up on Mark's doorstep.

Breen also explained how the FBI has tried to downplay "abuse of power" claims, accusing Mark's wife of making "inaccurate claims" about the terrifying experience.

"Ryan-Marie, who is Mark's wife, she thought she saw 25 [FBI agents.] The FBI came back and said it wasn't 25, it was no more than 15 or 20 heavily armed federal agents. And she had called them a 'SWAT team' because she's a lay person. I don't know the difference between a SWAT team and a bunch of heavily armed, armored, and shield-bearing federal agents," Breen said.

According to Fox News, a senior FBI source said:

There may have been 15-20 agents at the scene, but denied 25 were there. The agents who came to the door had guns out and at the ready, according to this FBI source, but the guns were never pointed at Houck or his family and were lowered or holstered as soon as Houck was taken into custody. Houck was handcuffed with a belly chain.

"So, yeah, they had guns drawn and pointed at Mark in front of his wife and their children. And that whole show of force was done against a man who was not a drug lord, not a mafia boss, but instead, a law-abiding pillar of the community whose attorney said, 'we'll bring him in if you decide to charge, even though you have no case.'"

Breen went on to assert that he believes Congress "needs to" hold Attorney General Merrick Garland accountable for the arrest. "I can't imagine that those 20 federal agents were excited about being called out to a peaceful man's home, guns drawn," he said.

In the video clip below, Breen goes on the explain what he believes should happen next, and why Houck's arrest "should frighten all of us." Can't watch? Download the podcast here.

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Gavin McInnes broke the internet last month when his live show was interrupted, and it appeared that he was arrested. He broke the internet again a few weeks later when he admitted that the arrest was staged as part of what was intended to be an elaborate prank.

McInnes joined Glenn Beck on "Glenn TV" to explain the real reason behind his disastrous prank.

"This was a $10,000 joke. I lost 100 subscribers because of it, but I was going away to Paris for a week because my daughter is going to college and I thought let's make it interesting," McInnes said of his decision to fake an on-air arrest in the middle of his live "Get Off My Lawn" podcast on August 25.

"There was a method to the madness, with the prank ... my point was, first of all, this is happening to people in real-time. Tim Poole has been swatted a million times," he explained to Glenn. "The thought police are in full effect. I also wanted to lampoon the media's bloodlust for us suffering."

Glenn played a clip of the now-infamous hoax while McInnes explained what was really going on behind the scenes, including how his very drunk friend "Unrelia-Bill" was supposed to act the part of the arresting officer but ended up being much too intoxicated (at "2 pm") to speak even a few lines, and how smugly gleeful the "far left" was when they thought McInnes had actually been arrested.

Watch the video clip below to catch more of the conversation:


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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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