Glenn Beck: Should they build the ground zero mosque?

GLENN: You are going to play, you are going to play Holder again, aren't you, Pat?

PAT: Yeah. Yeah, I am.

GLENN: You are such a hater.

SMITH: In the case of all three attempts in the last year, the terrorist attempts, one of which was successful, those individuals have had ties to radical Islam.

GLENN: Why the hate?

SMITH: Do you feel that —

PAT: Do you feel that —

SMITH: — these individuals might have been incited to take the actions that they did?

GLENN: He's thinking now, oh, crap, crap, crap, crap.

SMITH: Because of radical Islam?

HOLDER: Because of?

SMITH: Radical Islam.

GLENN: Because of? Stall, stall, stall.

HOLDER: There are a variety reasons why I think people have taken these actions. One, I think you have to look at each individual case. I mean, we are in the process now of talking to —

GLENN: Stop, stop, stop, I can't take it.

PAT: What one has to do is to actually look at the background of each —

GLENN: No, we just have to be consistent.

PAT: Look at their childhood, find out were they yelled at, were they told no too many times? Do you know that the average person is told no 38,000 times before they are 2 years old?

GLENN: This is the idea of Pat not being consist even.

PAT: There's a variety of reasons why Glenn would support the mosque near Ground Zero.

GLENN: No, there's only one, the Constitution and the rule of law.

PAT: The Constitution doesn't say anything about mosques.

GLENN: No, congress shall make no law.

PAT: There's no law against building a mosque. There might be a zoning rule.

GLENN: Oh!

PAT: That maybe we hadn't seen yet.

PAT: And we might find, oh, look at that!

GLENN: I cannot believe.

PAT: Look at the zoning law!

GLENN: You don't believe this.

PAT: I didn't realize that! It escaped my attention.

GLENN: You don't believe this. You don't believe this. You want to.

PAT: There are so many laws on the books, I know they could make this not happen. I know they could.

STU: They always can but that's not a good premise.

PAT: And they always do.

GLENN: Cass Sunstein.

PAT: Don't give me this stuff that, well, do you want them to do that to you? They are already doing that to me and they will continue to do it whether they grant this to the mosque or not.

GLENN: Hang on just a second. I'm calling your wife in a minute.

PAT: Call her.

GLENN: So now you're saying

PAT: You won't wake up — I don't think you want none of that.

GLENN: Get Jackie on the phone. Get Jackie on the phone. Get Jackie on the phone. Write your number down. So get Jackie on the phone.

You're telling me, you're telling me, Pat.

PAT: Yeah.

GLENN: That now, if I may boil your argument down to, one, two can play that game or, two, they started it. Is that it?

PAT: That's not my argument. No.

GLENN: Oh. What is your argument?

PAT: My argument is this is Ground Zero, it's hallowed ground.

GLENN: No, it's not. It's 500 feet away from Ground Zero.

PAT: I don't think you need to build anywhere near.

GLENN: Why?

PAT: Because.

GLENN: Do you have any evidence that they are —

PAT: I don't want you to.

GLENN: Do you have any —

PAT: I don't want you to! Has anybody even looked into it?

GLENN: Do you no! No! That is the problem!

PAT: I mean, do I have hard core facts?

GLENN: We should be having that conversation.

PAT: I know.

GLENN: Not whether they could build the mosque.

PAT: I know

GLENN: What you are trying to do —

PAT: Well, that has everything to do with whether to build the mosque.

GLENN: You are treating the symptom, you are treating the symptom.

PAT: No, that this has everything to do with whether or not they can build the mosque. If they are radicalized and there are some indications based on articles I've read.

GLENN: Then let's find that out!

PAT: I'm good with that. I'm good with that.

STU: But that's a really good reason to stop it, not the zoning law.

GLENN: Right.

PAT: If you find any evidence of radical imams, how does that stop the mosque from being built?

GLENN: Are you kidding me? Are you out of your mind?

PAT: How does that stop the mosque?

GLENN: Are you out of your mind?

PAT: I don't think so.

GLENN: You give me the evidence. You give me the evidence. I'll pound that evidence every single day. You will have people protesting out there every single day.

PAT: I know, but so —

GLENN: But you cannot do it because it's a religion that you don't like.

PAT: But you don't like their ideology, you don't like their theory. But you can do it based on you don't think they like Americans? You can't do it on that?

GLENN: What?

PAT: You can't do it based on that?

GLENN: No. If you give me the evidence.

PAT: Yeah.

GLENN: That they are tied to radical Islam, there's a reason to do it. There's a reason to do it. You are tied to a group.

PAT: In what way? I mean, what is strong enough to stop the mosque from being built?

GLENN: Financing. Where's the financing coming from?

PAT: What if he just preaches hatred against the infidel? Where do you draw that line?

GLENN: I thought that we drew that line a long time ago. I didn't think that you could preach from the pulpit, to kill others. I didn't think that you could wipe out the infidel. Can you?

PAT: I think it is being preached.

GLENN: I agree with you, but that is again my problem with the State Department. We know it is happening in Virginia and they won't do anything about it.

PAT: Mmm hmmm.

GLENN: But in Virginia, but in Virginia you have a different situation.

PAT: You have her on the phone? You want to talk to her? All right. You ask her. You ask her about this mosque, whether it should be built.

GLENN: Hey, Jackie?

JACKIE: Yeah?

GLENN: Are you listening to the show?

PAT: No, she's doing homeschool.

GLENN: Yeah, okay.

PAT: They are getting ready — they are doing stuff.

GLENN: You and Tania are exactly alike.

PAT: Do you think she sits around eating bon bons all day?

GLENN: No. You just never listen to the show.

JACKIE: I do, too.

GLENN: You are so unimpressed with both us and you are like whatever.

JACKIE: We hear enough of it.

GLENN: I know. Okay. So here's the thing. You know the mosque, the 9/11 mosque that they are opening up and dead indicating on 9/11?

PAT: 500 feet from Ground Zero? I think we've talked about it.

JACKIE: Yes.

GLENN: Okay. I know —

PAT: Tenth anniversary of 9/11, they are opening it next year.

GLENN: Excuse me.

PAT: Tenth anniversary.

GLENN: Excuse me.

PAT: $100 million mosque.

GLENN: That is a separate issue.

PAT: $100 million, 13 story mosque.

GLENN: Hold on, hold on.

STU: Objection, objection.

PAT: $100 million 13 story mosque opening 9/11, 2011.

STU: Is the cost important there, the height? Is that important?

PAT: Yes.

GLENN: Okay. Now, may I?

PAT: Relevant facts because there might be a zoning law.

GLENN: May I have a conversation with your wife?

STU: Yeah, New York City hates 13 story buildings.

PAT: You don't want none of this.

GLENN: Jackie, I am offended by this mosque. I am offended at when they want to open it and dedicate this mosque. Could — may I have a conversation? I would like to have a conversation —

PAT: You are having a conversation.

GLENN: Would you like to not stop? Stop doing their little Yoda thing. Tell your husband to act like an adult. All right. So —

PAT: She knows that's virtually impossible.

GLENN: I am offended by it. I don't want the mosque being built there. I think it is — I think it's a slap across the face.

PAT: Get to your big "But." I mean the but, you know, the conjunction, not the... area behind you.

GLENN: What are your — Jackie, what are your —

PAT: Although they both are somewhat large.

GLENN: What are your income learning skills here? Because I'd like to, I'd like to talk to you about how your income and your home is going to be dramatically reduced. All right. So here is the, here is the question.

JACKIE: Yes.

GLENN: I know that the federal government and local governments have stopped us from building churches through zoning laws, et cetera, et cetera. I know that our religion in particular has been targeted.

JACKIE: Absolutely.

GLENN: And they have used, they have used zoning laws any way they can when all of the evidence shows when you build one of our temples in a neighborhood, the value goes up.

PAT: How long before you ask the question? That's all, how long — ask a question.

GLENN: I am making a point.

PAT: I wasn't allowed to make one. My 13 story —

GLENN: Yes, I did. Yes, I did, and you are interrupting my point!

PAT: $100 million mosque on 9/11 —

GLENN: You've already made the point. You've already made the point.

PAT: Was out of line somehow.

GLENN: I think it's wrong when they do it to us.

PAT: (Sniffing).

GLENN: It is wrong for us to do it to them. If we can prove criminal activity, if we can prove that this is a radicalized mosque, if we can prove that radicals in Saudi Arabia are funding this, then that's a different story. But we don't invent zoning laws to stop somebody —

PAT: Don't tell her how to feel. Just ask the question.

STU: He's laying out a predicate.

GLENN: I'm sorry, your Honor. Do we invent zoning laws to stop people from building —

PAT: I didn't say invent. I'm saying there's probably one that exists already that we use. There's probably one that's already on the books.

GLENN: Let me —

PAT: How many zoning laws are there in Manhattan?

GLENN: I'll boil it down for the 8 year old in the room.

PAT: How many zoning laws are there in Manhattan?

GLENN: I'll boil it down for the 8 year old in the room. They started it.

PAT: No.

GLENN: Can we do it too?

PAT: That's not the point.

GLENN: They did it first.

PAT: Not the point.

GLENN: I'm just two can play that game.

PAT: Ask her the question.

GLENN: I just did.

PAT: Ask her the question.

GLENN: Should two play that game or should you stand on principle?

PAT: What are you trying to, MSNBC?

STU: She is trying to speak. Let her speak.

GLENN: Let her speak. Why won't you let your wife speak?

PAT: Let's do a push poll. Let's do a push poll poll.

JACKIE: Did they start this before 9/11 or after?

PAT: Oh, way after. It just started like in the last year or so.

STU: There is another mosque in the neighborhood that's been there for 30 years but that's not the one we're talking about.

PAT: This is a brand new mosque, next to September 11th.

GLENN: Make no mistake. This is a poke in the eye.

JACKIE: Right.

PAT: Do you let him do it or not?

GLENN: There's more than that. It's a punch in the gut.

PAT: Do you let them do it or do you find one of the incredible, fantastic Manhattan zoning laws that would disallow this happening?

JACKIE: You know, that's very hard because, you know, our —

GLENN: Oh, I thought I didn't want a slice of this. I thought she was going to be so — I thought she was compounding —

PAT: A 15 minute blabbering!

GLENN: Pound me in the face after she's presented with the other option!

PAT: Your show, a 15 minute blabber fest! I'm radically opposed to this! I want you to support my position or your husband is fired! Should they build a mosque!

JACKIE: I'm going to support both of you.

STU: Let her speak! She's trying to say her position!

PAT: Go ahead, Jackie. Yes or no, should it be built?

JACKIE: I absolutely believe that is a slap in the face.

PAT: What?

JACKIE: But what our country stands on are freedoms!

STU: Let her finish! Let her finish.

PAT: Ask her about her butt! Ask her about her big butt!

JACKIE: What? Big butt?

STU: What our country was built on! Can we get to the one sentence! She said what the country was built on!

JACKIE: Are freedoms that all religions may be —

PAT: Are you going to try to say that you support the mosque being built 500 feet from Ground Zero?

JACKIE: I don't support the mosque being built there but we cannot stand —

PAT: Big butts!

JACKIE: , you know, on their feet about that. We have the —

PAT: What a sellout.

JACKIE: We have the freedom of this country just as we would want to build our churches, our temples.

GLENN: You go back and teach your children. You go back. I'll keep your husband employed for a while so your children can be taught by you every day.

STU: (Laughing).

GLENN: I'll do it against my will. I'm doing it for you today, Jackie.

PAT: It's a good thing you are doing it because there needs to be some common sense on this show.

GLENN: Yes, and we just heard it.

JACKIE: We can't pick and choose.

GLENN: Thank you.

JACKIE: There is, there is —

PAT: I think we're all out of time here. I think we're done here.

GLENN: Jackie, I knew I loved you for a reason. I knew that you were the smarter of the two. All right. Thanks a lot, Jackie.

JACKIE: All right. Bye bye.

GLENN: You go home and you listen to your wife. You don't listen to her enough.

PAT: I don't listen to her at all. (Sniffing)

STU: (Laughing). Nice sniff.

When Biden was given the keys to the Oval Office in January 2021, gas was $2.50 a gallon and the inflation rate was 1.4%. Today gas is at $3.32 a gallon and the inflation rate is at 7% ... and STILL RISING. These are just 12 months of numbers, but we’re clearly in a worrying decline. While the economy has opened up more post-COVID, it’s not just getting worse — we’re going IN REVERSE.

On "Glenn TV" Wednesday, Glenn Beck heads to the chalkboard (and the very top of his studio ceiling) to explain what’s happening to inflation and why it’s so hard for your family to afford basic goods and groceries. It’s not “corporate greed,” as Democrats have been telling you. The Biden administration wants to continue to spend trillions of dollars to “reinvent capitalism,” but that’s in addition to the trillions that are being pumped out IN THE SHADOWS.

Glenn exposes what the Fed has been doing behind closed doors and shows us the tidal wave that’s about to hit. He’s looked at the numbers, and they're frightening. Carol Roth, former Wall Street investment banker and author of “The War on Small Business,” gives advice to Americans who want to protect their checking and savings accounts before it’s too late.

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The stock markets have taken a nosedive in the biggest downtrend since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020. But that's nothing compared to what's coming thanks to our government's embrace of modern monetary theory, warned BlazeTV's Glenn Beck on the radio program.

"It really is important that you understand what's happening to us," Glenn stated. "Modern monetary theory is truly the [fuel] ... for the great reset. It is the idea that we can print as much money and spend as much money as we want," he explained.

"Then the next step is to release the Federal Reserve digital currency and make payments by other currencies [including cryptocurrencies] illegal," he continued. "And you're seeing it happen now in real time. Why would they do this? Because you cannot print this kind of money without having absolute control over how it is spent."

Glenn broke down the steps powerful political organizations — like the Federal Reserve — will take to end currency competition and enact a Federal digital dollar, which will allow for the government to have complete control over how we spend our money.

"This is what's coming. This is coming quickly, and events will make it move faster. For instance, why is Joe Biden basically giving Ukraine to Russia? He's giving it to them. He he knows Russia's not afraid of him. Putin knows that [Biden] is not going to do anything ... neither is NATO. They're not going to do anything," Glenn said.

"It's because war resets everything. War is the best great resetter. Changes boundaries. It changes borders. It changes laws. It changes societies. It changes currencies. It changes everything. And in the end you just want the war to stop. And so you you accept whatever it is the terms are that you're going to have to live under now. We're in very, very dangerous times. The only way to survive this is to know why they are dangerous times."

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Chances are, you've noticed that many large companies have decided to become woke activists, despite the fact that alienating half your customer base is a terrible business strategy.

This woke shift isn't being driven by the usual market forces. It's the Great Reset's ESG score system at work, Glenn Beck said on "GlennTV." Under the “environmental, social, and governance” score system, companies will no longer make decisions based on what you, the consumer, want. Now, it's all about what those in power deem society should want. And it's not just businesses that are affected, he explained.

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11 things you can do to help stop the Great Reset

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The foundation of the American way of life is freedom from tyranny, which can only exist in a nation that defends the rights, powers, and property of individuals and families. Over the past two centuries, the greatest threats to liberty have come from governments, both foreign and domestic. And from the beaches of Normandy to the civil rights movement of the 1960s, Americans have repeatedly conquered the challenges placed before them by those seeking to extinguish or limit individual rights.

However, over the past few years, a new, potentially catastrophic danger has emerged, but not primarily from the halls of Congress or state capitols. This threat to freedom has largely emanated from the board rooms of the world’s wealthiest, most powerful corporations, large financial institutions, central banks, and international organizations such as the United Nations and World Economic Forum.

In an attempt to secure vast amounts of wealth and influence over society, corporate CEOs, bankers, and investors, working closely with key government officials, have launched a unified effort to impose environmental, social, and governance (ESG) standards on most of the industrialized global economy. ESG standards are also referred to as “sustainable investment” or “stakeholder capitalism.” According to a report by KPMG, thousands of companies, located in more than 50 countries, already have ESG systems in place, including 82 percent of large companies in the United States.

ESG standards are designed to create a “great reset of capitalism” and to “revamp all aspects of our societies and economies, from education to social contracts and working conditions.” ESG supporters plan to enact these radical changes by using ESG schemes to alter how businesses and investments are evaluated, so that instead of focusing on the quality of goods and services, profits, and other traditional economic metrics, companies — including financial institutions — are evaluated largely on their commitment to social justice and environmental causes and then assigned scores so that companies can be compared, rewarded, or potentially punished.

Supporters of the movement for a Great Reset also plan on using technology to limit free speech and privacy rights, and they support creating vast new government programs that are designed to transform the Western economy via the Green New Deal, European Green Deal, a federal jobs guarantee, and basic income programs.

Together, the proposals that make up the Great Reset represent the most serious threat to freedom in the West since the fall of the Soviet Union and perhaps since World War II. But there is hope. We can stop the Great Reset, but only if we act quickly and with great conviction.

Below are 11 steps you can take to push back against the Great Reset. These steps represent a powerful bottom-up, grassroots approach to the Great Reset’s top-down plan to remake the world. Although many of these steps won’t be easy for everyone to take, they are essential for ensuring that our children and grandchildren will grow up in a world that protects the rights of individuals and empowers families, rather than wealthy special interests, financial institutions, and large corporations.

1. Live Not by Lies: The time for remaining quiet is over. When you hear or see something that you know to be false, speak up. Be kind, generous, and compassionate, but do not, under any circumstances, allow lies to infect your life. Further, do not support organizations, publications, politicians, schools, or any other institutions that regularly promote false claims.

2. Buy Local: The reason the Great Reset is so powerful is because so many of us have become totally dependent on large multinational corporations. They can be easily manipulated in a way that small, local businesses cannot. Learn to buy local, whenever possible, even if it means spending more money on your purchases. Yes, big corporations offer conveniences and low prices that many small businesses can’t compete with, but those benefits come with a great cost: your freedom.

3. Bank Local: Big financial institutions and banks are driving much of the Great Reset movement. They have started to use their incredible wealth and power to alter society by financing only those businesses who agree to the terms of the Great Reset. This problem is going to get worse, so it’s important to find local banks and credit unions you can trust and who refuse to utilize ESG scores and other discriminatory schemes.

4. Support Local Farms: If you live in an area that has local farms and farmer’s markets, consider buying as many of your groceries as possible from farmers. In the future, food production and distribution are going to change dramatically. It’s important that you support local farmers and build relationships with individuals who can provide you with the goods you need in a time of crisis. One of our main goals must be to make local communities as self-sufficient as possible, and that cannot happen unless we support local farms.

5. Be Vocal: After starting to shop and bank locally, be sure to tell big financial institutions and corporations why they have lost your business. They need to know that their decisions have serious consequences.

6. Run for Local Government: Local and state governments will soon be our most important defense against the Great Reset. Consider running for your local school board, zoning board, or even for a state legislative office. If you don’t feel qualified for these positions, find someone who shares your values and help them run for office. If we don’t have control of our local governments, we won’t be able to halt the Great Reset.

7. Demand That Your State Pass Laws Against ESG Scores: In America, states have a tremendous amount of power to slow the Great Reset and protect their citizens from abuses by large corporations, banks, and international institutions. They can do this by passing laws that make the use of ESG metrics and other, similar systems by financial institutions illegal, when used as a precondition for banking services, financing, investment, etc. ESG scores are, by definition, discriminatory and should be made illegal by state lawmakers who care about protecting their citizens’ rights.

8. Make Responsible Spending a Key Issue for Politicians: In recent years, politicians on the ideological left and right have totally abandoned responsible fiscal policy in favor of vast money printing and loose monetary policies. The many trillions of dollars that have been “printed” in recent years put our economy at risk and are being used to fuel the Great Reset. Without these trillions of dollars of printed money, it would be exceptionally difficult for governments and financial institutions to buy off corporations.

9. Organize Anti-Great Reset Groups: No matter where you live, there are Americans in your community who do not support the Great Reset — Republicans, Democrats, and independents alike. Find like-minded neighbors and organize a local, peaceful resistance. Find people you can trust and agree to support one another when times get tough. Now, more than ever, we need to develop dependable communities.

10. Buy Property and Diversify: Property ownership is going to become increasingly more difficult in the months and years to come. It’s important that you work with a qualified financial adviser to help you figure out the best way to buy property and diversify your investments. Buying hard assets, including real estate and precious metals, could be a good way for you to protect against the Great Reset and a possible financial collapse. If you already own property, resist selling it to large corporations and financial institutions, whenever possible. (This is not financial advice, and I’m not a financial adviser. Talk to an expert you trust before taking action!)

11. Make the Great Reset a Litmus Test for Politicians: Before supporting politicians, find out if they know what the Great Reset is and what they plan to do to stop it. If they aren’t familiar with the Great Reset or don’t have a plan to halt it, then demand that they learn about the Great Reset and develop a proposal to prevent it. Political leaders who refuse to take the Great Reset seriously do not deserve your support. This is the key issue of our generation.