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GLENN: So, we have to restore the things that have been lost. The sins of the father are going to come home to roost. They are going to be passed on now to our children because we didn't pass on things like thrift and moderation and honesty, competitiveness. We're not doing it now, but Pat and I have been talking about doing a baseball well, actually I haven't been talking about. I've been talking to him about doing it, because he's so upset, in Connecticut taking your son to Little League baseball.

PAT: Yeah. When I went to the very first meeting, I was really surprised because they laid out how the season was going to progress and they told us that, all right, during the regular season there will be no standings kept and they went through the whole thing, that at the end of the year, everybody goes to the playoffs and so everybody's listening to this, and I'm looking around thinking is anybody am I the only one is anyone going to so, I finally raised my hand, stood up, I'm clear in the back of this auditorium and I said, Um, did I hear you say you're not keeping standings? Yes, yeah, you did, yeah. Why? These are I mean, we're talking about the major division in Little League baseball. These are 12 year old kids, 11 and 12 year olds. Why? Well, what we would like to see is for everybody at the end of the year to be 500. Okay. So, the goal here at the end of year is for total mediocrity? 50/50, that's what you want to be everybody? We're not striving for excellence. Well, we don't really see it that way.

GLENN: How do you see it?

PAT: Come on. How are you looking at this? I'm looking at it with my eyes. How are you looking at this?

GLENN: See, now, I think Pat said not a single person stood up.

PAT: No.

GLENN: And I think that comes from, A, people just buying into it.

PAT: Connecticut.

GLENN: Connecticut is just lost. New England is a lost cause.

PAT: Uh huh.

GLENN: Stu just looked up, like, I don't think New England is a lost yes, it is. The entire region. I don't think that's overgeneralization or a hasty generalization. Those who believe in the freedom of the individual will be rounded up and then eaten.

PAT: If Abraham went to the Lord and said, I can find 50 conservatives in New England, the Lord would say, go, go find them.

GLENN: I would be, like, okay. Wait a minute, Lord.

PAT: I have 25!

Glenn: Look. It's me in New England. It's me and Pat. We're there. That's what's happening.

STU: Well, if you count Pat's family, there's probably 300.

PAT: That's a good point.

GLENN: And when we start to feel the earth tremble, both Pat and I have talked about it. We don't even have to talk about it. We'll meet you on the New Jersey said of the George Washington bridge. Get out of New England. So, that's really the biggest problem. We could cross the Rocky Mountains. I'm just not sure we can make it to the George Washington bridge. That's really the deal.

So, the other part is you also have these parents who don't want their kids to feel like their kids are going to be, you know, beat on by the coach because their parent said something.

PAT: Because they speak out. Yeah. That is a difficult one and I was a little well, especially after my wife berated me. Did you stand up and say that? Well, yeah. Now they're going to take it out on our son.

GLENN: Good. That will toughen him up. It will toughen him up. He doesn't want to be a part of that.

PAT: No, he doesn't.

GLENN: That's the one thing I learned in alcoholism. Do you know what? You can hide all the things that you have inside that you've done wrong and everything else and you can carry that around yourself or you can say, Do you know what? I did bad things this my life. I've corrected those bad things. I'm going to learn from it. I'm not going to be afraid of it anymore. I'm not going to hide it. If you don't like it, well, then, you know, that's your deal. And if you're not going to be my friend because of that, things I've learned from, you're screwed up. That's okay. You go be somebody else's friend. You're not a real friend of mine. I don't want to be I don't want my son on a team where we have to pretend to be something that we're not, we have to pretend to be noncompetitive.

PAT: And during the course of the year, I found out it was even worse than keeping standings. They don't even keep score during the individual games.

GLENN: Okay. So, I told you that if I thought if you started a baseball league, I think it could be huge, a challenge to Little League baseball, which would either correct Little League baseball or, do you know what? You it wouldn't matter because all of the people from your league would be the ones that would be in the major leagues eventually, because you're not learning jack but not being competitive in Little League baseball. That ain't helping you at all.

PAT: Yeah. And you're not taking advantage of all the things that Little League baseball can teach. I mean, there's so many lessons in life that you learn from winning, from losing, from overcoming adversity, from dealing with your teammates, working together, pulling together through adversity. You don't learn any of those things when you don't keep store and you don't keep standings. Who cares?

STU: Not to mention the information of playing baseball which is when you need to react different ways at different scores and different situations. You don't even learn that, baseball knowledge.

GLENN: Okay. So, are you going to start one?

PAT: We're starting one. So, if you want to be involved, you can e mail me at

STU: That's awesome.

PAT:, if you're interested and you want to be part of something

STU: Baseball with principles and values. I love it. Yeah.

GLENN: Now, is it baseball I mean, I would love to help you work on the rule book. I don't know any of the rules but I've got a few things that I'd like to say to parents because I've watched. No. Seriously. The 9 12 baseball league should have the right to say, Hey, parent, sit down and shut up

PAT: Absolutely. That's got to be there.

STU: Yeah. Is this one of those things where, like, they will adopt a set of practices or is this something that's, like, it's a central organization, kind of like where you are, you know is it an actual league that's being run and you're a member of it or is it, like –


GLENN: Do you hear the pause? Do you hear the pause? He hasn't even thought about it.

PAT: No. I was trying to understand the question is what it was.

STU: I'm trying to understand the question.

GLENN: He got the e mail address and he's, like, I don't know. I've got an e mail address. What else do I need? We'll all get together and find it out.

PAT: I thought we would kind of organize it like the 9 12 project, where we set up the principles and values and then you run your own individual league.

STU: Right. So, like, if you already have a league but can you sign up?

PAT: I'll be the commissioner. I'll act as commissioner.

STU: I like that, but let's say you're running a league in Tampa, Florida, and you say, my league fits these principles and I pledge to follow these principles in my league, is that enough?

GLENN: It's not just good sportsmanship principles. It's going to be we're going to rip the other team's face off.

PAT: We're going to beat you.

GLENN: We're going to beat the snot out of you, but we're going to do it as good sports but we're not going to rub your face in it because you won't have one when we're done with you. And if we lose, you're not going to rub our face in it. We're going to come over to you and congratulate you if you win and you're going to come over and congratulate us if we win and we're going to pledge to each other to wipe the floor with the other team the next time we meet.

PAT: It's a league based on merit. You don't give

GLENN: Oh, shoosh, shoosh.

PAT: You don't give the ball, the team ball, the MVP, the game ball to each individual player just to pass it around evenly. You don't redistribute the ball. You give it to the most valuable player. If it's the same kid every game, it's the same kid every game.

GLENN: So, there it is, Write to Commissioner Pat. I think that's great.

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For the first time in the history of "The Glenn Beck Program," former President Donald Trump joined Glenn to give his take on America's direction under President Joe Biden compared to his own administration. He explained why Biden's horrific Afghanistan withdrawal was "not even a little bit" like his plan, and why he thinks it was "the most embarrassing event in the history of our country."

Plus, the former president gave his opinion on China's potential takeover of Bagram Air Base, the Pakistani Prime Minister, and Gen. Mark A. Milley, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.

Glenn asked President Trump how similar the Biden administration's withdrawal from Afghanistan was to his administration's plan.

"Not even a little bit," Trump answered. "We had a great plan, but it was a very tenuous plan. It was based on many conditions. For instance, you can't kill American soldiers. ... You have to understand, I did want to get out. But I wanted to get out with dignity, and I wanted to take our equipment out. And I didn't want soldiers killed. ... What [Biden] did was just indefensible. He took the military out first and he left all the people. And then we became beggars to get the people out. I had a plan to get them out very quickly. But first, the Americans would go out."

Trump told Glenn that his plan included maintaining Bagram Air Base and explained why he would not have left "a single nail" behind in Afghanistan for the Taliban to seize.

"We were going to keep Bagram open," he explained. "We were never going to close that because, frankly, Bagram is more about China than it is about Afghanistan. It was practically on the other border of China. And now we've lost that. And you know who is taking it over? China is taking it over. We spend $10 billion to build that base. It's got the longest, most powerful runways in the world. And China has now got its representatives there and it looks like they'll take it over. Glenn, it's not believable what's happened. You know, they have Apache helicopters. These are really expensive weapons, and they have 28 of them. And they're brand-new. The latest model."

Glenn mentioned recent reports that Gen. Milley, America's top military officer, made "secret phone calls" to his counterpart in China while President Trump was in office.

"I learned early on that he was a dope," Trump said of Gen. Milley. "He made a statement to me — and I guarantee that's what happened to Biden — because I said, 'We're getting out of Afghanistan. We have to do it.' And I said, 'I want every nail. I want every screw. I want every bolt. I want every plane. I want every tank. I want it all out, down to the nails, screws, bolts ... I want every single thing. And he said, 'Sir, it's cheaper to leave it than it is to bring it.'

"The airplane might have cost $40 million, $50 million ... millions and millions of dollars. So, you think it's cheaper to leave it than to have 200 pilots fly over and fly all the equipment out? ... I said, you've got to be nuts. I mean, give me a tank of gas and a pilot and I just picked up a $40 million-dollar airplane. It was amazing. So, I learned early that this guy is a dope. But what he did, is he hurt our country ... and he shouldn't have been allowed to do it. And bad things should happen to him."

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In a shocking but underreported conversation ahead of the G7 Speakers' meeting in London last week, Democratic House Speaker Nancy Pelosi admitted that the administration knows China is committing "genocide" against the Uyghurs in the Xinjiang region, but thinks working with the regime on climate change is more important.

On the radio program, an outraged Glenn Beck dissected Pelosi's speech and broke down how — along with the Biden administration's abandonment of Americans in Afghanistan, and the Democrat decision to follow measures of medical "equity" — the far left is revealing how little they really care about human life.

Glenn played a video clip of Pelosi making the following statement:

We've always felt connected to China, but with their military aggression in the South China Sea, with their continuation of genocide with the Uyghurs in Xinjiang province there, with their violation of the cultural, linguistic, religious priority of Tibet, with their suppression of democracy in Hong Kong and other parts of China, as well – they're just getting worse in terms of suppression, and freedom of speech. So, human rights, security, economically [sic].

Having said all of that ... we have to work together on climate. Climate is an overriding issue and China is the leading emitter in the world, the U.S. too and developed world too, but we must work together.

"We have Nancy Pelosi admitting the United States of America knows that they're not only committing [genocide], they're continuing to commit it. Which means, we've known for a while," Glenn noted. "And what does she say? She goes on to say, yes, they're committing genocide against the Uyghurs, but having said that, I'm quoting, 'the overriding issue,' is working together on climate change.

"Would we have worked with Hitler on climate change? Would we have worked with Hitler on developing the bomb? Would we have worked with Hitler on developing the Autobahn? Would we have worked with Hitler on his socialized medicine? Would we have worked with Hitler on any of his national, socialist ideas?" he asked.

"The answer is no. No. When you're committing genocide, no! She said 'we have to work together on climate,' because climate is the 'overriding issue.' The overriding issue? There is no way to describe this mindset. That, yes, they are killing an entire group of people because of their ethnicity or religion. They are systematically rounding them up, using them for slave labor, and killing them, using their organs and selling them on the open market. They are nothing more than cattle. For us to recognize it and do nothing about it is bad enough. But to say, 'we recognize it, but we have bigger things to talk to them about,' is a horror show."

Glenn went on to urge Americans to "stand up together in love, peace, and harmony," or risk watching our nation become the worst plague on human life yet.

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The fall of Lehman Brothers in 2008 marked the largest bankruptcy filing in U.S. history and economic collapse was felt throughout the world. But now China's own version of Lehman Brothers, Evergrande, is teetering closer and closer to that edge, too. On the radio program Thursday, Glenn Beck gave the latest update and predicted how it will affect Asian markets and what it could mean for America's economy.

Glenn explained why he believes a major collapse that is happening now in China will have a cascading effect into a "controlled collapse," a managed decline that will dramatically change America's economy and the way we all live.

"You will not recognize your lifestyle. Hear me," Glenn warned. "And that's not a right-left thing. That's a right-wrong thing. We're on the wrong track. I'm telling you now, there's new information and you are not going to recognize the American lifestyle. ... It could happen tomorrow. It could happen in five years from now, but it will happen. We are headed for a very different country. One where you don't have the rights that you have. And you certainly don't have the economic privileges that Americans are used to."

"The same thing that happened in 2008 is now happening in China," Glenn continued. "This time, it's going to take everything down. When it collapses, it will take everything down."

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Justin Haskins, editorial director of the Heartland Institute, joined Glenn Beck on the radio program to expose a shocking conversation between two Great Reset proponents — Klaus Schwab, chairman of the World Economic Forum, and Christine Lagarde, president of the European Central Bank (Europe's equivalent to the Fed).

The way Schwab and Lagarde discuss the role central banks should play in establishing societal norms, determining your way of life, and defending against potential crisis is proof that the Great Reset is upon us, Justin explained. And the scariest part is that they're not even trying to hide it. The entire, unbelievable conversation has been published on the WEF website, which you can read here.

Glenn read an excerpt from the conversation:

Christine Lagarde: At the ECB, we have now wrapped up and concluded our strategy review, which was the first one in 17 years. And I was blessed to have an entire Governing Council unanimously agree that the fight against climate change should be one of the considerations that we take when we determine monetary policy. So at least the European Central Bank is of the view that climate change is an important component in order to decide on monetary policy. ...

Can we arrive at that trade-off between fighting climate change, preserving biodiversity and yet securing enough growth to respond to legitimate demands of the population? And my first answer, Klaus, to be firm, is that to have a way of life, we need life. And in the medium term, we do have major threats on the horizon that could cause the death of hundreds of thousands of people. So we have to think life, first. We have to think way of life, second. ...

So we have to think life, first. We have to think way of life, second. How can we come together to make sure that we secure the first priority, which is life, and also protect the way of life that people have? And make sure that the cost of it is not so high for some people, that they just cannot tolerate it. I think that the trade-off that we reach will probably require some redistribution, because it is clear that the most exposed people, the less privileged people are those that are going to need some help.

"Do you understand, America, what that means?" Glenn exclaimed. "You have elites, that you never elected, that are having these meetings ... deciding what is a legitimate need for you. And telling you that your needs are going to go away in your lifetime. You may not see a time where you get wants again. Just your needs are going to be addressed. Am I reading this wrong?"

"This is absolutely what is being said here," Justin agreed. "She's very clear that we need to make sure that way of life is second to life. We have to save all these people, hundreds of thousands of people are going to die from this supposedly existential threat of climate change. And their wants, and their desires, and their quality of living, all of that has to come second."

"This is a central bank saying this. This is not an elected official, who is accountable directly to the people. This is a central bank saying, we're going to print money. We're going to use monetary policy, to impose these ideas, to rework society in order to accomplish our goals," Justin added, addressing Lagarde's call for "some redistribution."

Will Great Reset elites — not elected by the U.S. — soon be dictating to the rest of the world? Watch the video clip below to hear Glenn and Justin break it down:

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