Glenn Beck's Recommended Reading

GLENN: You know, I told you last week that there is a great history book out, A Patriot's History of the United States: From Columbus' Great Discovery to the War on Terror, and it is, I don't know, five, six years old and I found it from Larry Schwartzkopf, a guy who was   or not Schwartzkopf but Schweikart, Larry Schweikart who is a guy who has been on the show a couple of times. And I started reading it and I just love it. I think it's a must read for every American. But I was looking, I was checking last night on Amazon.com. I was looking to see how it was doing because I'm thrilled. I mean, this is the little history book that could. You know, I don't get a dime off it. There's no profit for me in any way, shape or form. I just love to see people who have toiled their whole life and everybody bashed them and then they do good.

Well, here's a review that I found on Amazon.com. And by the way, the book is now number one on Amazon.com. And it says, at first I must point out I'm a 30 year critic of American academia, especially departments of humanities, arts and sciences. I'm a former dual Ph.D. candidate in left academia in 1980 and never looked back. I battled political correctness before it had a name. He goes in to talk about how there are some good college professors and a lot of really bad ones. But most of them don't have any real courage. He says, believe me, it took courage to publish Patriot's History. The authors will get much grief from many other academic historians for daring to write a real critique of American history writing. Other professors who agree with authors who will choose to be silent, and a few of them may even criticize A Patriot's History in a vain attempt to be less hated by the left liberal academics they must interact with on campus. I highly recommend that all literate or educated people read this book. It will balance your image of our past that you were most likely force fed. I strongly advise that you pay no attention to those who trash this book or its authors. Keep in mind when you read history this is so well stated. Keep in mind that when you read history, you do not read scientific data about the past. That is impossible. What you read is a writing based on written documents. A lot of judgment calls and opinion go into writing any history. The less broadly educated the author, the less value will be to the author's attempt to reconstruct the past. Too many academic historians today never even try to reconstruct the past, which is supposed to be the historian's elusive craft. They let you think that this is what they try to do but too many of them just use written documents and are highly dense or very smooth prose to support the personal history writing or ideology, which means most of it is penned by academics and is not worth reading. No one, for instance, should be awarded a Ph.D. in American history who doesn't have a firm grasp on world history. A decent start in yada, yada, yada. I do not suggest that the Patriot's History is a perfect book or it contains the whole truth. But then again neither do the authors.

That is probably the best review, that would make me buy this book. Because you are not saying you can't. You are not saying this is the ultimate book, this is the ultimate history. This is exactly right. The best thing about it is you will learn stuff in history you never even knew existed, never knew existed. It's easy to read. And I mean this. It should be a must read for your family. The Five Thousand Year Leap and a Patriot's History. A must read. The Real George Washington, The Real Thomas Jefferson, The Real Ben Franklin, A Patriot's History. A Five Thousand the Five Thousand Year Leap, a must read: Just open up the mind a little bit. Put some things in there that you haven't seen before.

All right, we'll see you tonight at 5:00 as history is written yet another day, we'll try to correct the errors of the media history writers at 5:00 today on the Fox News Channel. We'll see you then.

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Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) joined the "Glenn Beck Radio Program" to explain how mail-in ballots are typically disqualified during recounts at a far higher rate than in-person, Election Day ballots, and why this is "good news" for President Donald Trump's legal battle over the election.

"One of the things that gives the greatest cause for optimism is, this election ... there's a pretty marked disparity in terms of how the votes were distributed. On Election Day, with in-person voting, Donald Trump won a significant majority of the votes cast on in-person voting on Election Day. Of mail-in voting, Joe Biden won a significant majority of the votes cast early on mail-in voting," Cruz explained.

"Now, here's the good news: If you look historically to recounts, if you look historically to election litigation, the votes cast in person on Election Day tend to stand. It's sort of hard to screw that up. Those votes are generally legal, and they're not set aside. Mail-in votes historically have a much higher rate of rejection … when they're examined, there are a whole series of legal requirements that vary state by state, but mail-in votes consistently have a higher rate of rejection, which suggests that as these votes begin being examined and subjected to scrutiny, that you're going to see Joe Biden's vote tallies go down. That's a good thing," he added. "The challenge is, for President Trump to prevail, he's got to run the table. He's got to win, not just in one state but in several states. That makes it a lot harder to prevail in the litigation. I hope that he does so, but it is a real challenge and we shouldn't try to convince ourselves otherwise."

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Fox News senior meteorologist Janice Dean is perhaps even more disgusted with New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) for his coronavirus response than BlazeTV's Stu Burguiere (read what Stu has to say on the subject here), and for a good reason.

She lost both of her in-laws to COVID-19 in New York's nursing homes after Gov. Cuomo's infamous nursing home mandate, which Cuomo has since had scrubbed from the state's website and blamed everyone from the New York Post to nursing care workers to (every leftist's favorite scapegoat) President Donald Trump.

Janice joined Glenn and Stu on the "Glenn Beck Radio Program" Tuesday to ask why mainstream media is not holding Gov. Cuomo — who recently published a book about his leadership during the COVID-19 pandemic — accountable?

"I'm vocal because I have not seen the mainstream media ask these questions or demand accountability of their leaders. [Cuomo] really has been ruling with an iron fist, and every time he does get asked a question, he blames everybody else except the person that signed that order," Janice said.

"In my mind, he's profiting off the over 30 thousand New Yorkers, including my in-laws, that died by publishing a book on 'leadership' of New York," she added. "His order has helped kill thousands of relatives of New York state. And this is not political, Glenn. This is not about Republican or Democrat. My in-laws were registered Democrats. This is not about politics. This is about accountability for something that went wrong, and it's because of your [Cuomo's] leadership that we're put into this situation."

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As America grows divided and afraid to disagree with the Democrats' woke plan for America, Megyn Kelly is ready to fight back for the truth. For nearly two decades, she navigated the volatile and broken world of the media. But as America leans on independent voices more than ever, she's breaking new ground with "The Megyn Kelly Show."

She joined the latest Glenn Beck Podcast to break down what's coming next after the election: Black Lives Matter is mainstream, leftists are making lists of Trump supporters, and the Hunter Biden scandal is on the back burner.

Megyn and Glenn reminisce about their cable news days (including her infamous run-in with then-presidential candidate Donald Trump) and to look into the chaotic and shady world of journalism and the growing entitlement it's bred. For example, many conservatives have been shocked by how Fox News handled the election.

Megyn defended Fox News, saying she believes Fox News' mission "is a good one," but also didn't hold back on hosts like Neil Cavuto, who cut off a White House briefing to fact check it — something she never would have done, even while covering President Obama.

Megyn also shared this insightful takeaway from her time at NBC: "Jane Fonda was an ass."

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Glenn Beck has had enough of exposing scandal after scandal, just to have everyone look the other way: Benghazi, Hillary Clinton's emails, Joe and Hunter Biden's dealings in Ukraine and China … the list goes on, but no consequences are paid. Now, the media have called the election for Joe Biden and insist no one can question it. But for many of the more than 71 million people who voted for President Trump, our search for the truth isn't over yet.

On his Wednesday night special this week, Glenn called out the left's long list of alleged corruption that has gone unchecked and stressed that Donald Trump's legal team must be allowed to go through the process of investigating the multiple allegations of election fraud to ensure our voting systems are fair.

"I don't know about you, but I'm tired. I am worn out. I am fed up!" Glenn said during his opening monologue. "I've had enough. I am tired of exposing corruption, doing our homework, even going overseas and having documents translated to make sure they're exactly right, [and] presenting the evidence ... except, once we expose it, nothing happens. Nobody goes to jail. Nobody pays for a damn thing any more!"

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