Glenn Beck: You are dumb, unsophisticated

Arguing with Idiots: How to Stop Small Minds and Big Government

by Glenn Beck

STU: Yeah. Well, they're not happy with it and, you know, they don't like the fact that the audience is growing. They don't like the fact that more people are being receptive and actually, they can't ‑‑ it's like what you were talking about with what's his face, you talked about Klein last night on TV. And the story with him today is that he said Air America failed because, you know, liberals want to read. Which is, I mean, just insane.

GLENN: That's the most ridiculous thing. Really?

STU: Right.

GLENN: I will put any liberal author against our ‑‑

PAT: Was that on The View yesterday with Joy Behar. I think it was Klein and some guy named Dan Savage.

VOICE: Liberals like to read more than they like to listen to people screaming at them.

PAT: That's why you can't sell any books, Glenn.

STU: That's why you've never sold a book.

VOICE: You know, the liberal stuff that works are funny programs like, you know, the Daily Show or ‑‑

BEHAR: This show.

VOICE: Colbert.

BEHAR: This show, thank you.

PAT: Yeah, this works.

VOICE: They don't want to listen to NPR because they don't want to be screamed at. They want to get the facts ‑‑

VOICE: Get the jokes when they watch Colbert.

VOICE: And then they can go to my swamp blog at Time and ‑‑

STU: Nice plug.

BEHAR: But I mean, the conservative radio people are angry no matter whether they are in power or now they are not necessarily in power. They have been screaming for years, Bush and Cheney and Rove who were running the place.

VOICE: But that's what gets conservatives to the polls is rage and fear: Oh, here come the queers and they are so scary and here comes Obama and they want to make sure your kids have healthcare. Isn't that scary? And that doesn't appeal to liberals.

STU: I wish Elizabeth would jump in here.

PAT: I do, too, because ‑‑

GLENN: Wait a minute. Hang on just a second. Hang on just a second. How many times have you heard "Here come the queers."

STU: I get a call from a friend every night.

GLENN: That is the most ridiculous thing that I've ever heard.

PAT: So stupid!

GLENN: Where are the queers?! That's the most ridiculous thing I've ever heard.

STU: But they can't take the fact that the point of this ‑‑

GLENN: But hang on. Hang on just a second. What got them out to the polls? I mean, let's just remember, it wasn't conservatives that said you need to get to the polls because Dick Cheney is Darth Vader.

STU: Or that the Earth is going to kill you!

GLENN: I mean, holy cow. They actually had to go to a cartoon character.

STU: It's just so ridiculous, but I don't think that ‑‑ I think the thing that's really getting them upset right now is that they believe that they are intellectually superior. They believe they are going to read these long books and you just want to be screamed at as a conservative. But when you have a gigantic audience for a geeky communist documentary on a Friday night, there's no way to explain their way out of that.

PAT: Four million people. And not even a Friday night we have to remember, Friday afternoon at 5:00.

STU: Not even prime time.

PAT: Jeez.

STU: Not to mention all the other times you've had all these people watching to listen to you talk about debt and T‑bills and other obscure stuff, theories from the 1920s.

GLENN: We're doing stuff, honestly I have to tell you I'm not sure if the ratings are going to hold just because, I mean, we're ‑‑ I'm interested in it. I'm interested in it. I think the American people are interested in it because I think people ‑‑ you know, we had a call yesterday, a guy who said, you know, Glenn, you said six months ago that we needed to educate ourselves. And he said, I got upset at you because I said, that's not what we need to do. We need to organize, we need to get out there, we need to... and I said at the time, no, we need to educate ourself. He said, I have ‑‑ this is yesterday. He said, I have to call you back and apologize. I was wrong. I see what you're doing. Once we educate people on what progressives really are, what their history really is, I mean, I ‑‑ you know, I've got to go. We're going to come back in a minute. I've got something I was reading, some history last night, and read the history of the first progressives in America from the 1800s. It was 1880 when this thing really started. Wait until you hear the description of the first progressives, the people who were like, "Hey, now, wait a minute." When you hear these people, who they were in 1880, you will understand exactly who they are today. There isn't a single change.

The conditions in Afghanistan under the Taliban rule — for Americans, allies, Christians, women and more — continue to deteriorate, and the people there continue to plead that we will not forget them. On the radio program Monday, Glenn Beck gave an emotional update on current evacuation efforts, including the tragic story of one girl — an American passport holder — who was not rescued in time.

"I have a pit in my stomach like I haven't had in a while. What is happening in Afghanistan is both miraculous and horrendous," Glenn began. "What's going on right now one of the most amazing things I've ever personally witnessed — the evacuation of Americans, those [Afghans] who helped us, Christians that are dying, women that are under incredible conditions. I see things that I can't show you. I see the pleadings from people who are in safe houses, 'Please, don't forget us.' I see what they're being sent by the Taliban.

"If I die today, my entire life will have been worth it for what you have helped get done, in just the last three weeks. You have saved well over 5,000 people," he continued.

Fighting back tears, Glenn added, "I ask that you pray for those in the Middle East, that are in the midst of doing work, that a Moses-style miracle will happen. ... There are several people that are in dire need of medical care. Friday, we told you — along with the congressman from Oklahoma [Rep. Markwayne Mullin] who had just returned — [about] a father and two daughters that were blue passport Americans, and a mother who had a permanent residence, a Green Card. The daughter was very ill. And they thought, that if we couldn't get her out of there, that she would lose her legs. I got a call on Saturday morning, that we were too late, that she didn't lose her legs. She lost her life, waiting. There are now two Americans, instead of three."

Glenn showered his audience with gratitude, repeating that "well over 5000" lives have already been saved because of their incredible generosity, but lamented that there are still thousands more people yet to be saved.

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Megyn Kelly pulled her sons out of the private elementary school they attended after she learned that the boys were asked "weekly" if they were still sure they were boys. But that's not all that this "experimental transgender education program" taught.

Megyn joined Glenn Beck on the radio program to tell the story, which she thought had ended when the school apologized, and to talk about what's next for America as our leaders refuse to promote actual psychological support for our kids and instead "parade" transgenderism as the solution to their problems.

"When [my son] was in third grade, I found out they unleashed a three-week experimental transgender education program on these boys, with really inappropriate videos. The kids were confused. These are 8- and 9-year-olds, Glenn. They have no idea what the school is even talking about with the trans thing. They got really in-depth, with really in-your-face videos — and then parents complained. And the school did something it hasn't done in its 400-year history, which was they apologized. Even they realized they had done wrong," Megyn explained.

"But, then I said to my son a year later, so did they ever round back to the trans thing? Like, whatever happened with it? And he said ... they bring it up every week. ... [They ask] how many people here still feel confident that they're a boy? Do you still feel sure you're a boy?" she continued. "This is not support. This is not nonbullying. This is indoctrination. And it's deeply confusing to the children, and wrong."

Megyn went on to give examples of how she's seen trans ideology turn "support, nonbullying, kindness, friendship, allyship, on its head."

"The absolute surrender of the medical community to this insanity is a scourge on this nation. It's disgusting what is happening with our doctors," she added. "There are people who are legitimately transgender, or who have gender dysphoria. And for those people, we should be supportive and they should get the care that they need. But what we've done instead, is taken everyone who expresses any kind of gender confusion and said, you're trans. You're trans. And we have our psychiatrists doing this."

"It's crazy," Megyn asserted. "The fact that we're doing this so willy-nilly in the name of allyship and support, it's abusive. It's criminal."

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"Never forget" is not only a tribute to those we've lost, it's a warning that it could happen AGAIN. On "Glenn TV" Wednesday, Glenn Beck looks back 20 years ago to the modern generation's Pearl Harbor moment. A day of infamy we're STILL feeling repercussions from.

But in remembering 9/11, we need to look toward the future because the Biden administration is setting us up for the NEXT 9/11. They bungled the Afghanistan withdrawal, and now we have video of top al Qaeda commanders — who served with Osama bin Laden — returning to the country. But could America survive another terror attack?

Glenn asks former NYC Mayor Rudy Giuliani, the leader who brought America back from the brink. He tells Glenn about the moment he learned the Twin Towers were struck, the actions he took to prevent more terrorism, and if he thinks NYC could survive another attack under Mayor de Blasio's leadership.

Glenn is also joined by Rev. Johnnie Moore, author of "The Next Jihad." He warns that Biden's policies in the Middle East are Obama 2.0, and "if you thought ISIS was bad, you haven't seen anything yet. We must keep our eyes on Iran."

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