Glenn Beck: 40 days and 40 nights

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GLENN: So right before I went on stage on Saturday, I actually started walking up the stairs and then I walked back down and nobody was there except for David Barton because I was going to introduce him and I said, David, I hate to do this to you but I will forget. Would you remind me to look up how many days we are away from August 28th. And he said, okay. And I said, just remind me. 40 days and 40 nights, it's important. And he said yes. So I go up on stage and I do it and we come back and after he's off, he said, Glenn, 40 days and 40 nights before August 28th is Monday. It begins today. 40 days and 40 nights. 40 days and 40 nights always was important because it was preparatory. It was the time that it took where somebody went out in the desert, you know, God made it rain for 40 days, and it purified things. So now what can we do in the 40 days and 40 nights? Well, I would ask that if some want to fast, if some want to pray, that is fantastic. If somebody wants to start prayer circles, et cetera, et cetera, that is fantastic. Pray for our country for the next 40 days and 40 nights. But I'm going to give you specific things to do in the next 40 days and 40 nights. If you happen to have a pen and paper, please write this down. Otherwise include this in our free e‑mail newsletter at, will you, today? And I'll go in hopefully more depth on this tonight, but here it is. Faith, hope and charity. For 40 days and 40 nights I want you to try — no, no. Say it like Yoda.

PAT: No, no. Try not. Do or do not. There is no try. Hmmm?

GLENN: Thank you. Say no.

PAT: No.

GLENN: Thank you.

PAT: Yes. No?

GLENN: I don't know why Yoda says, yes, yes? No. Yes? No. Schizophrenic green man. Faith, hope and charity. Do these things in the next 40 days. I know there are a lot of people in this audience that — because I get the mail who say, why, you know, Glenn, you can pray any way you want, you can pray on the mountaintop. And yes, you can. You're right. But pray on your knees one time a day for the next 40 days and 40 nights. One time a day on your knees. This is something that I — because honestly I'll take a shower, I'll be driving the car and I'll pray and sometimes I'm just talking to God and I'm yelling at him and he's yelling at me and, you know, we have quite a contentious relationship. Not so much on my side. More on his. He's like, what the heck is wrong with you, man? So I understand that. You can pray anywhere, and we should be praying. Everything we do should be a prayer. But once a day in the next 40 days, humble yourself and have your children see you do it. Humble yourself and get down on your knees and pray. It puts the proper place, the distance between you and him. You're not buddies, although he is my best friend. He is the one who loves me more than anybody else. He's also my god. Once a day for 40 days and 40 nights pray on your knees.

Two — that's faith. Second one is hope. Where does hope come from? Hope comes from the truth. If you are diagnosed with cancer, you don't want the doctor to lie to you and tell you, "That's just chickenpox, it will, it will pass." No, it's not chickenpox. It's cancer. Tell me the truth. Hope comes from truth. So I want you to do two things in the next 40 days and 40 nights. I want you to pledge to your — no. Covenant with God. Covenant with God. I use that term knowing what it means. Do not mock God. Trust me on this one. Don't say you're going to do something to him and then not do it. He doesn't like that very much. Covenant with God that you are going to stop telling lies. And I mean every lie all the way down to, does this dress make me look fat. I think God can handle that one. I think God goes, oh, yeah, I know: Women, you can't live with them, you can't live without them. God may even say, women, you can't live with them...

So anyway —

PAT: I don't think he says that.

GLENN: You don't think so? Does he say it like this? Women: Can't live with them...

PAT: He might say it like that.

GLENN: You know what my favorite line from Cheers was with Frasier Crane? I think — was it Frasier or was it Norm? Women, can't live with them; can't kill them. Like, what?

All right. So anyway —

STU: Sounds like Norm.

GLENN: It does. So here's the thing. Unless it's a hurtful thing, I mean, you don't want to go out and I don't think that's a lie. That's just not being hurtful. Unless it's a hurtful thing, do not tell an untruth. That's harder than you think it is. Because I'm going to include this as the priority: Even to yourself. Don't tell an untruth.

Find out — the third step of this is find out what it is you believe. You may be living a lie. Find out, find out if you really believe in God, or find out if you are really a conservative or, you know, you really believe in something that you think you believe in but you've always just kind of accepted it because everybody around you always believes it and you just know it from somebody else. Find it to be true yourself. You pick the subject but find out for yourself what is true. In other words, question with boldness for the next 40 days. Don't take things from me. If I say it and you, "Oh, yeah, but he said it; I trust him." Maybe that's the thing you choose. Do your own research. Do your own homework. Challenge!

And then the last one is charity. Charity begins at home. We must restore charity in our hearts because charity is under attack. We are still the most charitable people in the world and the most charitable nation the world has ever seen, bar none. That is our faith that does it to us. But it is under attack. Not only is our faith, our God, our freedom, but charity, under attack. The more this government grows, the more your heart grows dark. I've never felt charitable on April 15th.

So let's start at the beginning. Charity begins at home. Let's strengthen our family. Do something kind for every member of your family once a week. May I recommend that on Sunday you take a few minutes before you go to bed or whenever, after church. If the pastor's going on and on and you are like, oh, jeez, social justice. Then you take your time there to make that little list. Make your list of things that you are going to do for each family member. Do something kind for every family member. Remind yourself, notice, notice how blessed we are. I've been praying, Lord, gently remind us, gently remind our family the ease at which our food has been delivered to us. And I mean that all the way from the store to we didn't have to do anything but go and drive and get it, the wealth that has come into our lives. Gently remind us on how good we have it and the ease of the food. People used to have to work with their hands to grow it themselves after they did something else all day. We don't have to do that. God, thank you. Thank you. Join me.

Now, we're putting up on the website — is it up there yet? We're putting on the website, the other thing that I want you to do, I want you to make this pledge and covenant with God on these things that you're going to do these things. And then I want you to go to the website at and I want you to sign that Martin Luther King pledge. What he did, what he said, you've got to do these things. Because you are going to have darkness placed into your heart. They are trying to make you angry. They are trying to make — and you will be. You will be. Say it like Yoda.

PAT: You will be. You will be, hmmm? Yes.

GLENN: I'm not afraid.

PAT: Yes. Oh, you will be.

GLENN: So they are going to try to plant that darkness in you. You must, you must build a gate and a fence around your heart.

PAT: Will do you must, yes.

GLENN: Don't say that as Yoda.

PAT: Build you must, hmmm?

GLENN: Thank you, Pat.

PAT: No. Yes.

GLENN: For 40 days and 40 nights. Change your life in the next 40 days and 40 nights with faith, hope, and charity. And then join me on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial at the feet of Abraham Lincoln to change your life and change this country. Make a vow to yourself. It will not end with me, not on my watch. It will not end with me. 40 days and 40 nights. They begin today.

Apparel company The North Face recently stated that it would no longer make jackets for oil and gas companies because it doesn't want to be associated with the fossil fuel industry. In response, Colorado-based oil and gas company Liberty Oilfield Services rented full billboard ads to remind The North Face of the truth: "Globally, 60% of all clothing fibers are made out of oil and gas. For North Face, it is likely 90% or more."

Liberty CEO Chris Wright joined Glenn Beck on the radio program Tuesday to discuss just how much of our economy — beyond outdoor apparel and energy — wouldn't exist in a world without fossil fuels. And he warns that many companies are now deeming this truth to be "controversial."

"I have been for years, trying to get a real, honest dialogue about energy going," Chris told Glenn. "So we took this opportunity to point out that North Face jackets are ... almost completely made out of oil and gas. How can you choose not to associate with the essential material your equipment [is] made out of? So we put a billboard up ... the billboard says, 'That North Face puffer looks good on you. And it was made from fossil fuels.'"

"Most billboard companies did not want to run that billboard. They thought it was controversial," he added. "And Facebook put a hold on our brief video just saying the jacket looks good, this is what it's made out of. In today's world, that is controversial."

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During a lecture at the Yale School of Medicine's Child Study Center, a New York City-based psychiatrist told students and faculty that she fantasizes about "unloading a revolver into the head of any white person that got in my way," among several other shockingly race-hating statements.

In April, Dr. Aruna Khilanani — a New York-based forensic psychiatrist and psychoanalyst — delivered the talk called "The Psychopathic Problem of the White Mind" virtually as part of the Yale School of Medicine's "Child Study Center Grand Rounds," a lecture program for "trainees in child psychiatry, psychology, and social work, faculty, clinicians, and scientists."

On the radio program Monday, Glenn Beck shared several quotes from an audio recording of the lecture provided by Bari Weiss, a former opinion writer and editor for the New York Times.

Here are a few of Khilanani's statements from the audio:

  • "This is the cost of talking to white people at all. The cost of your own life, as they suck you dry. There are no good apples out there. White people make my blood boil."
  • "I had fantasies of unloading a revolver into the head of any white person that got in my way, burying their body, and wiping my bloody hands as I walked away relatively guiltless with a bounce in my step. Like I did the world a f***ing favor."
  • "White people are out of their minds. And they have been for a long time."
  • "White people feel that we are bullying them when we bring up race. They feel that we should be thanking them for all that they have done for us. They are confused, and so are we. We keep forgetting that directly talking about race is a waste of our breath."
  • "We are asking a demented, violent predator who thinks that they are a saint or a superhero, to accept responsibility. It ain't gonna happen. They have five holes in their brain. It's like banging your head against a brick wall. It's just like sort of not a good idea."

"We must take a stand. We must speak out, because this is evil," Glenn said in response to Khilanani's shocking lecture. "I don't care who you voted for, you know this is evil."

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The prices of our houses and food are already rising fast, but they will skyrocket to record highs if we don't fix the problem soon. So what's causing the inflation?

On the radio program this week, Glenn Beck said he doesn't believe it's the fault of our loggers, farmers, or truckers — many of them are really struggling. But the big corporations that control these industries are making record profits, all while the Biden administration is making some very odd decisions that could make the crises even worse.

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The crisis at the border continues to worsen, with the U.S. Border Patrol recently releasing some shocking statistics that illuminate just how bad the situation has become. But Texas Governor Greg Abbott (R) is doing everything he can to prevent any additional unlawful crossings into the Lone Star State.

Abbott joined Glenn Beck on the radio program Wednesday to describe recent action he has taken to ensure that those who do cross into Texas illegally know they came to the "wrong state."

After noting that both President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris "have completely abandoned post as it concerns the Texas border," Abbott explained how "Texas is stepping up" to combat the flood of dangerous gangs and cartels, human traffickers and drugs he says are pouring into border communities.

"Beginning in March, I deployed a thousand Texas Department of Public Safety officers to the border. I deployed the National Guard to the border. And they made well over a thousand arrests of some of these criminals we talked about. They've apprehended more than 33,000 illegal immigrants coming across the border." Abbott said. "But because of the way the Biden administration has abandoned the border, we are now elevating our game. What I did yesterday, in response to more than a dozen counties along the border ... I granted their request for a disaster declaration," he added.

Abbott went on to describe how his disaster declaration gives Texas the authority to toughen penalties for lawbreakers, including criminal trespassing, smuggling, and human trafficking.

"We're going to begin arresting everybody coming across the border and charging them with criminal trespass and putting them in jail. They are coming in here, thinking they'll get the Biden free-ride, and go wherever they want to go. Not in the state of Texas. We'll start arresting them right and left, and putting them behind bars, and saying they came in to the wrong state."

Asked by Glenn if he is prepared for the inevitable "media onslaught", Abbott simply answered, "We're prepared to see a reduction in the number of people coming across the border — because Texas is enforcing the law, period."

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