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GLENN: Here's what the New York Times op ed piece says today: Mr. Beck goes to Washington.

PAT: This is pretty good actually.

GLENN: Entering this weekend, I was convinced that Glenn Beck's star was about to go into eclipse, just as Michael Moore, amid Democratic disarray, became the unlikely face of liberal opposition to George W. Bush, the mercurial, weepy, demagoguic Beck has spent the last 18 months filling the void left by the institutional collapse of the Republican Party. And just as Moore's influence diminished as the Democrats came roaring back, it seemed plausible that Beck would matter less and less as the midterms and then the 2012 elections reempowered actual Republican politicians. But after spending my Saturday at Beck's Restoring Honor rally on the Washington mall, I'm beginning to think I underestimated the man. The Fox News host had promised the rally billed as a celebration of American values that would be explicitly apolitical event, and so it came to pass, save for an occasional "Don't tread on me banner," the crowded mall was nearly free of political signs and T shirt slogans. And there was barely a whisper of the crusade against liberalism that assumes most of Beck's on air hours. Instead Beck served up something considerably stranger. This was a tent revival crossed with a pep rally, intertwined with a history lecture married to a USO telethon, and that was just the first hour. There was piety, endless piety after speaker after speaker demanded Americans rededicate themselves to God, blah, blah blah, blah blah.

So they go in and they're eating a little crow. One could call the rally a gross affront to the memory of Martin Luther King who presumably wouldn't have cared much more Beck's rightwing politics, and he would also call the day strange because it was an unlooked for fulfillment of King's prophecies. 47 years after the "I Have a Dream" speech, here were tens of thousands let's get this right hundreds of thousands of white conservatives roaring their approval of the author.

Do you get that? It wasn't just not racist. They were roaring their approval of Martin Luther King's message of I have a dream.

STU: Yeah, and certainly no knock on you here, Glenn, but the biggest applause of the day I thought was for Alveda King.

GLENN: Oh, yeah. She's a brave woman.

STU: So brave.

GLENN: She is a brave, brave woman. You'll see there's a picture here some place, I think, on in the what are these ones called? On stage, Restoring Honor on stage, Page 3. Let me look if it's on Page 3. There's a picture of Alveda and I praying. She went right before she went on. There it is. Yeah, it's on Page 2 of this. Right before she went on, she came over to me and she said, can we pray together? And I said, yes. And she was very nervous. She hugged me when I first got there and she said, oh, you are a smart man. She said, I didn't even think about wearing a vest. And I was wearing a bulletproof vest. And I said, I'm wearing this for my wife. And she said, do you have another one? And I said, we can get you one. And she stood there for a minute and she said, you know what? I trust in the Lord. I'm going to be okay. And I said, we can get you one. And she said, nope, I'm okay. And then we prayed before we went on. She was terrified.

PAT: Well, and here's a woman whose uncle and whose dad

GLENN: Died. Were killed.

PAT: Were both assassinated.

GLENN: Were killed. And I think she wasn't as terrified as being killed as she was, as I looked at the stage what the media has not reported were the 240 preachers, pastors, priests, rabbis, imams, you name it that were on the stage that represent a small, tiny, tiny fraction. We were running late. We didn't have time to play the messages from huge we have to play them on the Insider Extreme, or on the front page of the website. Huge people like Dobson and Robison and all these people that were greeting people at the rally. And as we finished, these 240 people surrounded me. I mean, it was really an amazing spiritual moment. And they just kept saying, thank you for doing this, thank you for you just keep going, we're praying for you. And I looked at them, each of them. Because they were all crying and I was crying and I just said, it's in your hands now. I pray for you. The gates of hell are going to be opened against most of these people. The gates of hell will be opened because we have opened the door to faith and dedicated that we're you know, while I may talk about politics, and I still am going to do what I always do, that is not the key. You, personally involved and turning your face to God, is the answer. And these people are going to start standing for those things in their churches, in their mosque, in their synagogues. They are going to start standing for those things and saying, all men are created equal and endowed by their creator with certain unalienable rights: Life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. And they are going to talk about individual liberties. They are going to talk about the religious liberty that is at stake right now. Well, once you do that, you've declared, you've declared war on darkness and evil. And if we thought it was bad before, I want you to know these guys are going to need your support, your help. They are going to stand they will feel they are going to stand alone. The Black Robe Brigade was introduced Friday night, part of it, and Saturday, and it is going to be a growing coalition.

Plus, I want to go over the challenge that I made. I cut one line out of the speech. I was going to end it with, we are 40 Days and 40 Nights away from fundamentally transforming the United States of America. I chose at the last minute to drop that line because I didn't want to make it about Barack Obama. And while that isn't, it is. And I chose not to do that. But it is true, and I have regretted now not putting that line in because I know at least that line of my speech would have been covered in the press. They would have said, it got political, et cetera, et cetera, but at least somebody would have said, "Well, what does he mean 40 Days and 40 Nights." No one is covering the challenge that I made the American people, and that was the message.

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Glenn Beck: Here's how YOU can fix the Great Reset's housing crisis

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How's the housing market looking these days? Because under Build Back Better (aka the Great Reset), investors are grabbing up homes at a record pace.

On "The Glenn Beck Radio Program," Glenn discussed a recent Redfin News report, which shows that almost one in five homes sold in the U.S. during the third quarter of 2021 was purchased by an investment firm, and many are paying tens of thousands of dollars over the asking price.

"Think of that, one in every five homes that are sold are going to a big investment firm," Glenn said. "Investors bought more than 90,000 homes, totaling more than $63 billion, representing 18% of all homes sold in the quarter. The numbers broke all records."

"The same factors have pushed more Americans to rent, which also creates opportunities for investors, because investors typically turn the homes they purchase into rentals," he continued. "And now they can charge higher rents. Rent for single-family homes surged by more than 10% in the 12 months, through September. The fastest annual rent inflation in 16 years."

"And nearly 77% purchased were bought in an all-cash transaction," Glenn added. "That's not your average person. These investment firms, like BlackRock, are going in and buying entire neighborhoods. They are the people that come in, and say, 'I'll give you $70,000 over the asking price.' ... Now, why would investment firms think they will just be able to make money paying $70,000 over the asking price? What is it that they know, that you don't know? Could they know, as the Great Reset states, that by 2030, you will own nothing and you'll like it?"

Watch the video clip below to hear Glenn offer his thoughts on how you can solve the Great Reset's housing crisis:


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On "Glenn TV" Wednesday, Glenn Beck exposes the radical plan to flip the United States from capitalism to socialism and into a lawless nation. It's an old strategy that mirrors a communist Cold War playbook. The goal now, as it was then, is this: How do they get a revolution without all that civil war stuff? It’s a five-step plan, and we're deep into several of the main steps RIGHT NOW.

Our justice system has been infiltrated by woke leftists, and something called "the progressive prosecutor movement" is methodically transforming Main Street USA into Main Street Gotham City. We can see it all over the country in places like San Francisco, with the Waukesha massacre as a terrifying glimpse into more of what's coming. And the media? They're currently running interference in one of the largest misinformation operations in history.

It’s happening at the city, state, AND federal levels. And President Trump might be one of the biggest victims of them all, a fact that even Trump critic Joe Rogan has realized on the Russia collusion hoax: “No one is being held accountable!” That ends now, as Glenn calls on Americans to push back on the lies that keep us divided in a cold civil war.

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A "one-world government" is being formed right now and it’s called the Great Reset, Glenn Beck said on the radio program Monday. And now, rebuild plans for the fire-damaged Notre Dame Cathedral hint at the formation of a global church, too.

In this clip, Glenn detailed plans for the iconic, 850-year-old church’s "woke" renovations that sound more like a 'politically correct Disneyland' complete with a "discovery trail," "emotional spaces," and 14 themed chapels.

"Notre Dame is now being built back better as a 'woke theme park' dedicated to environmentalism and social justice," Glenn explained.

"There will be several different chapels within, [for example] a chapel for social justice, and then chapel for environmental justice," he continued. "Which leads me to this point. The 'one-world government' is being formed, right now. One-world government. It is being formed and it's called The Great Reset."

Glenn went on to predict that one of the first steps in the direction of a one-world government will be a push for a global religion.

"I think we're seeing the first church now being dedicated to the new global religion — and it is social justice, environmental justice, and all this gobbledygook. We all know, it's not just wrong, it is dangerous. That's the first church, the cathedral of Notre Dame, in France, is the first global church. Mark my words. Christian, Jews, Muslims ... this global church will bring darkness unlike you've ever seen."

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The Omicron COVID-19 variant: Should we ACTUALLY panic?

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As the new Omicron variant of the coronavirus approaches, it seems like those in power want everyone to be terrified, Glenn Beck argued on the radio program Monday.

The chair of the World Medical Association's Council, Frank Ulrich Montgomery, is already comparing the variant to Ebola and New York Gov. Kathy Hochul (D) has declared a state of emergency, despite the doctor who announced its discovery describing the new variant's symptoms as "unusual, but mild." So, should we really be worried or not?

In this clip, Glenn and producer Stu Burguiere reviewed what we know about the Omicron variant so far and gave a few reasons why we should wait for more information before succumbing to panic.

Note: The content of this clip does not provide medical advice. Please seek the advice of local health officials for any COVID-related questions & concerns.

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