Glenn Beck: Pelosi backtracks on the Jesus talk

GLENN: Nancy Pelosi, her favorite word, of course, is the word. She knows it. She loves it. She was a talk about health care and about immigration and the churches need to be involved and they need to get going and they need to preach the word, the word. And here's what she said.

PELOSI: They ask me all the time, what is your favorite this, what is your favorite that, what is your favorite that, and what is one time, what is your favorite word. And I said, My favorite word, that is really easy.

GLENN: Easy.

PELOSI: My favorite word is the word.

PAT: Is the word.

PELOSI: Is the word. And that is everything. It says it all.

GLENN: It says it all. It does.

PELOSI: And you know the biblical reference. You know the gospel reference of the word.

GLENN: Stop, stop. Pat, what is the biblical reference of the word? Because I only know Grease is the word.

PAT: Yeah. Or the word is the word.

GLENN: The word is the word. But what is the Bible reference here? I didn't know that she --

PAT: It's some kind of I mean you know, she is the theologian, of course. So

GLENN: Didn't the word become flesh and then it dwelt in Pittsburgh or someplace like that? I'm not sure. It dwelt among union members or I should say community organizers.

PAT: The word became a community organizer and then dwelt among the social justice workers.

GLENN: Okay. I got it. All right. I just wanted to know the biblical reference that --

PAT: Yeah. That's it.

GLENN: the word became flesh.

PAT: Flesh.

GLENN: I don't know what that is, but she goes on.

PELOSI: But that word is we have to give voice to what that means.

GLENN: Okay. Stop, stop, stop. We have to give voice to what that means ? First of all, let's really define it. So, is she just playing a word game here but just saying the word instead of, dare I say it, Jesus Christ? Isn't the word just another word for Jesus Christ? And so what she's saying here is that the word and we all know what that means we need to give that word a voice. So, we need to be more like Jesus Christ and implement the things that Jesus Christ would do. Right?

STU: Well, she didn't say that.

GLENN: No. She just said the word

STU: She just said the word.

GLENN: Am I wrong, am I reading this wrong?

PAT: No.

GLENN: Am I reading too much into her

PAT: Into her saying the word?

STU: You may be sort of insinuating that she knew what she was talking about here.

GLENN: That is a possibility.

STU: That is a major problem.

PAT: Let's listen to more.

PELOSI: public policy that would be in keeping with the values

STU: What kind of policy?

PAT: You mean -- public policy.

STU: Public policy, not the church, public policy.

GLENN: That are keeping in values with the word.

STU: In public policy.

PAT: In the word.

PELOSI: Isn't it a beautiful word when you think of it? It just covers everything. Fill it in with anything you want but, of course, we know it means the word was made flesh and dwelt among us and that's the great mystery of our faith. He will come again. He will come again. So, we have to make sure we're prepared to answer.

GLENN: Is this stop just a second. It's so uncomfortable. Do you know what this is like? This is like when I met Albert Pujols and if I would have just tried to, you know

PAT: Fake your way through it.

GLENN: Do you know what? Can I tell you something, Albert? Do you know what is great about you is the bat and I think I think you know what that means. I mean, the way, you know, the there's a lot of people that have bats and a lot of people that know how to swing bats and, you, you are one with the bat and the swinging of that bat and I think if we could just get more to understand the swinging of that bat and the connection that it makes with the it's just a beautiful concept, isn't it, Albert, really, isn't it?

STU: We all know what the bat means.

GLENN: We all know what the bat means and what your connection to the bat and the ball and what it means and if we could just let's just say the word bat together because the bat will come to the plate again. Can you imagine? It's that uncomfortable. It's, like, she has no idea what she's even talking about. She's just, like, throwing out terms and the word and the word and the word will come again.

PAT: Isn't that beautiful, the word? Just say that over in your head, the word.

GLENN: (Screaming.) I can't take it. I'm going blind because of these people and I welcome it. I'm, like, Lord, take away my eyesight. Take it away. Take away my eye sight and my hearing because I can't take it anymore. Those with eyes will not see. Oh, that's a blessing. (Laughter.)


PAT: She was challenged on it, though, a little bit.

GLENN: She was challenged yesterday.

PAT: Finally, somebody asked her about the word.

GLENN: The word.

PAT: The word.

GLENN: Here's the question.

VOICE: We need to quote the we need to give voice to what that means in terms of public policy that would be in keeping with the word.

GLENN: Okay. Stop, stop. Play that again. Listen. All she's doing it repeating exactly what Nancy Pelosi said, that we need to give the word voice in our public policies. That's exactly what she said. Well, that and (mumbling.) And it's going to come again. Isn't that beautiful? Skipping all of that stuff, what she said was we need to give the word voice in our public policies.

VOICE: That we need to, quote, give voice to what that means in terms of public policy that would be in keeping with the Word. So, when was the Word made flesh? Was it at the Annunciation, when Jesus was conceived by the power of the Holy Sprit, as the Creed says, or was it at the Nativity when he was born of the Virgin Mary?

PELOSI: Whenever it was, we bow our heads when we talk about it in church and that's where I would like to talk about that.

GLENN: Wow. But wait. I thought you were talking about public policy.

PAT: All over the place.

GLENN: It's not only this. They've also talked about it with health care. They've talked about it we need to get those we need to get those people we need to get those preachers and talk about you know, you preachers have to go out and talk about borders. You've got to talk about our immigration policies.

PELOSI: I just hope that there's one thing that we can do working together as we go forward

GLENN: Yes. What would that

PELOSI: that speaks to

GLENN: The word?

PELOSI: what the Bible tells us about the

GLENN: And the Bible tells me so.

PELOSI: And that is on the subject of immigration.


PELOSI: He said the church is going to have to play a very major role in how we

GLENN: Oh, yes, it is.

PELOSI: in how people are treated. The cardinals, the archbishops, the bishops, they come to me and say we want

GLENN: What's your favorite word?

PELOSI: to pass immigration reform and I said, But I want to speak about it from the pulpit.


PELOSI: I want you to instruct your whatever the communication is.

GLENN: The what?

PELOSI: The people.

GLENN: Congregation?

PAT: She's so uncomfortable, she didn't even know what to call it. People who gather at a church, the thing where they're

GLENN: Whatever.

PAT: Somebody preaches and

GLENN: The bell, the bell or the plane, the plane, whatever, that place.

PAT: So, then she's pinned down on it. Okay. You talk about giving voice to the word in public policy. When was the word made flesh? Let's talk about public policy.

GLENN: Because she just said the word was made flesh and dwelt among us and isn't that beautiful?

PAT: So, when was the word made flesh? Now, do you go by conception or do you go by birth? So, how does the word fit into your public policy on abortion?

GLENN: I think this is a very beautiful word and let's talk about it

PAT: Let's talk about it in church

GLENN: let's talk about it in church. Let's bow our heads and we will talk about it in church. This mark my word is not going to become flesh and dwell upon us. My word just kind of hangs out there like (coughing.) Mark my word, these people are freaking out, freaking out because you are on to them. We have we have awakened a sleeping giant. You have awakened the people of faith. And when the people are faith are awakened, look out. Stand behind the word, capital, the and word?

PAT: I love these people who are, like, Read the word.

GLENN: And you stand behind him, look out. They are freaking out because that he had this that he had this pass where people of religion have been, like, whatever, I and they started to buy into it. They started to buy into it. There is a powerful change coming and if you think they're freaked out now, wait until 8/28. You will hear the banshees scream. You will hear it. You will hear it.

STU: 8/28, brought to you by screaming banshees.

GLENN: I want you to listen. If you're in the crowd, I want you to listen for the screaming banshees. I want you to I want you to see if just watch the rotunda, watch the offices, you know, all around Washington, watch the upper floors of the White House to see if there's a you know, some sort of a priest or a minister thrown out of the window, the second story of the White House and all you hear is, get out, priest! Just watch it.

PAT: Isn't that beautiful? Glenn just said that a priest is going to be thrown out of a stained glass window in the White House. That's so beautiful. I just think about a priest going out a stained glass window. I just think, wow, that's really beautiful.

GLENN: What movie was that where you're, get out priest?

PAT: Isn't that the Omen? The Omen or Exorcist, one of those.

GLENN: Oh, yes. They're freaking out. They have used religion and they have had a cover and the cover is being torn off and the people of faith are not going to put up with this perversion. They're not going to do it. We can disagree on theology. We can disagree on a lot of things, but not on individual salvation and not on the teachings of Jesus. You're not going to pervert that into Jesus wants the government to do everything. That is how religion has been destroyed in every country that doesn't have religion anymore. You look at Europe. How was it destroyed? They got it government got into religion and they perverted it and nobody went, why are our churches doing? Why are people not going? Because they don't stand for anything anymore. And the government is taking more and more of the positions traditionally held by people of faith. It is changes nobody there is no salvation if you don't change your heart and help people. There's no salvation if you don't change your heart and listen to the word, embrace the word. There's no salvation. There's nobody how are you going to spread the word if you're not out there as a member of a church leading by example and inspiring other people to find out what makes you different?! Who's going to be inspired by Americorp coming in? I want to find out what makes them so different. It must be it must be the paycheck they're getting to help out. It must be that great American gospel. Nope. That ain't the plan. That ain't the word. Banshees, listen. (Screaming.) It's like a witch in a bucket of water. No, no. No, no. I'm melting, I'm melting! The word was my favorite word!

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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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