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GLENN: 888 727 BECK, 888 727 BECK. Let's go to Beth. Hello, Beth, you're on the Glenn Beck program.

CALLER: Hi, how are you?

GLENN: I'm good, how are you?

CALLER: I'm fine. I know that you're coming to the Villages in Florida, and I plan on seeing you.


CALLER: And I hope I can get you to autograph my book Arguing With Idiots because I think I'm an expert now. I actually spoke with Alan Grayson, and he left the room.

GLENN: What happened?

STU: Wow.

GLENN: What happened?

CALLER: Well, it was rather interesting. I had been to Washington D.C. on September the 12th, and I also came back on November the 5th. And usually do not catch the congressmen in their offices. Usually just leave a note and if you want to, you leave a letter, you sign in on a log. And while I was there, he just happened to come inside the room, and I think it was a staged situation because he had two or three gentlemen there that worked for him with cameras. And he asked how he could help and I said, I would like to talk to him about the healthcare bill. So he was very nice in the beginning and he sat down to go over the healthcare bill with me, and the first thing he wanted to do I actually invited several people in from the hallway because they were looking into the room and did not know what was going on and I told them they could come in, also. And he wanted to start off the conversation with what the government would be giving us, and he used the word "Giving" at least three times. And I told him that the government was not giving us anything, that the taxpayers were paying for it. He wanted to tell me I was wrong.

PAT: Oh, my gosh.

GLENN: How wait, wait, wait. How were you wrong? The taxpayers are paying for it.

CALLER: He said that

GLENN: Who is paying for it? Magic fairy money pulling it out of Barney Frank's pants?

CALLER: Probably from what they've already looted us out of money anyway.

GLENN: You know, the American taxpayers' wallets are almost empty. I guess we should start going after maybe Charlie Rangel's pants.

PAT: Does he not understand the concept that deficit neutral, I mean, even if you buy into that concept, it's not the same as nobody pays. It costs $1.3 trillion. Somebody pays.

CALLER: He told myself and the other people in the room that it would pay for itself within ten years.

GLENN: Really? Does it have a job?

CALLER: (Laughing). And he also wanted to say that the pharmaceutical companies would be paying for it. And again I told him that wasn't the case. Well, he switched gears to shut me up. So when I got another chance to ask him and thank God for you and people out there that put information out about the healthcare bill and everything else that's going on. You're educating us.


CALLER: And I just happened to have a list, a reading guide to Pelosi's health reform bill, and it had the page numbers and the situations going on with it.


CALLER: So I then asked him about illegal immigrants being covered. And he said that on Page 642 it stated that illegal immigrants would not be covered. And when I asked him if everybody would be IDed when they went in for healthcare, he said of course not. So I stated then they will be covered. Again he switched gears. The final thing that I asked that set him off and caused him just to go crazy was whenever I asked about the healthcare coverage and congress being covered by it. And I asked him if he and his family would have the same exact healthcare coverage that they were expecting the rest of the Americans to have. He started spinning the truth and he said that he is already covered with what you people consider socialized medicine and will be. When I caught him spinning the truth, I asked him the question again, and I was very, very specific in what I asked, and I made sure I asked him the exact same coverage, without the public option. And he said yes. So I asked him if he would mind signing the back of a piece of paper. I flipped my notes over, asked him if he would write that out and put it, sign his name to it. He went crazy. He demanded that I leave his office, started screaming and yelling at me.

GLENN: Good for you.

CALLER: And yes. But I did question with boldness. Thank you for that. And I said I didn't deserve to leave because I didn't do anything but ask a question. He told me that I would either leave or he would leave. He got up and left the room and slammed the door on us all.


CALLER: And when he came back home, checked his website, he had a note to people about Grayson welcomes healthcare protestors. He claimed that we all became unruly and threatening and even said he got a death threat which did not happen.

GLENN: You know what? I have to tell you it is unbelievable. You know, Barack Obama's arm, political arm said those very things, that they have been physically threatened, they have been physically threatened and even roughed up. I'd like to see where they have been roughed up. Show me that evidence. And if you want to see threats, you want to see death threats? I invite you, White House, to read my mail.

Ezra Levant, founder of Rebel News, joined Glenn Beck on the radio program to describe the shocking footage he and his team captured of Canadian police harassing and even arresting Rebel News reporters during a protest in Montreal.

Video clips show officers making remarks about the "Jew" reporters and calling Rebel News "Jew media." Reporters are pulled out of crowds, handcuffed, slammed against vehicles and arrested. Some have been fined "thousands and thousands" of dollars "because they had cameras pointed at the police," said Levant.

Another video clip shows Canadian police demanding entrance to a rented Airbnb houseboat without a warrant.

"They the claimed it was an illegal gathering. It was just a B and B," Levant explained. "I told them to get a warrant. I went out there ... and they wouldn't let me back in.... It turned into a ten-hour standoff. They couldn't find a judge willing to give them a search warrant, so to punish us, they called the whole thing a crime scene. They actually wouldn't let any of my team off the boat unless they submitted to a personal search, which is illegal. And the craziest part, is that they arrested one of my guys, took him to jail, and they said this to us: We will hold him in jail until you let us search the Airbnb without a warrant."

Levant said nearly all Canadian media have ignored the insane attacks, warrantless searches and seizures, and the jailing of journalists, and warned Americans to take note and protect our First Amendment rights.

"If you do not protect your First Amendment, if you do not hold those hard-won freedoms, you will be like what we are," he said. "This is your future if you don't protect your First Amendment."

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On Monday's episode of "The Glenn Beck Radio Program," Glenn opened up about the tragic death of his brother-in-law, Vincent Colonna Jr., who passed away unexpectedly on April 5. He also shared some of the important thoughts and insights he's learned through the grieving process.

"Last Monday, I was sitting in this chair ... the two-minute warning comes and Stu said to me, 'You ready for the show?'' ... And that's when my wife [Tania] came to the door of the studio here at our house and said, 'I...' and she held the phone up. And then she collapsed on the floor in tears," Glenn began. "Tania's brother had passed. To say this was a shock, is an understatement."

Glenn described his brother-in-law as having "a servant's spirit."

"He was always the guy who lit up the room. He was always the guy helping others. He would never stop, because he was always helping others," Glenn said of Vincent. "He was on the school board. He was a little league coach. He was the soccer coach. He helped build the church. He took care of the lawn of the church. He was constantly doing things, raising money for charity, working over here, helping to organize this. But he was never the guy in the spotlight. He was just the guy doing it, and you had no idea how much he had done because he never talked about it.

"We also didn't know how much mental anguish he was in because he never talked about it. And last Monday morning, after spending Easter with the family ... he killed himself. This is now the third family member of mine that has gone through this. And I keep seeing it play out over and over and over again, in exactly the same way."

Glenn described his thoughts as he, Tania, and her family struggled to come to grips with the devastating loss.

"I learned some really important things as I was watching this wake. I'm seeing these people from all walks of life ... the people that were there, were there because [Vince] made a difference in their life. He was a true servant. As I'm watching this, all that kept going through my mind was, 'by their fruits, ye shall know them.' The fruits of his labor were on display. He was a servant all the time. All the time ... he found a way to love everybody.

"There are two great commandments: Love God with all your heart and mind and soul. And love your neighbor. So those two great commandments boil down to: Love truth. Because that's what God is," Glenn said.

"Love thy neighbor. That's where joy comes from. The opposite of joy is despair, and that is the complete absence of hope ... and how do you find joy? You find joy by rooting yourself in the truth. Even if that's a truth you don't want to accept. Accept the truth," he added. "But we have to stop saying that there's nothing we can do. What are we going to do? Well, here's the first thing: stop living a lie."

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After imprisoning a pastor for refusing to follow COVID-19 restrictions, Canadian officials barricaded his church. And when some church members retaliated by tearing down part of the fence, Canadian Mounties arrived in riot gear.

Rebel News Founder Ezra Levant joined Glenn Beck on the radio program to give his insight on the crazy situation. He described the new, armed police presence surrounding GraceLife Church in Edmonton, Alberta, and how it not only encouraged hundreds of protesters to stand with the church in support but forced congregation members underground to worship as well.

What's happening is eerily similar to what occurs everyday in China, Levant says, and it must stop. Who would have thought this type of tyranny would be so close to home?

Watch the video below to hear Ezra describe the religious persecution taking place in Canada.

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Enough prayers? Why is supposed Catholic Joe Biden suggesting that Congress ought to stop praying for after someone commits acts of gun violence?

On Friday, Stu Burguiere and Pat Gray filled in for Glenn and discussed President Joe Biden's remarks during his speech on gun control. "Enough prayers. Time for some action," Biden said. Stu and Pat were surprised how dismissive Biden appeared to be on the idea of prayer.

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