Glenn Beck: What does it all mean?


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GLENN: We're keeping a scrapbook of all of the newspaper articles of everything leading up and afterwards. If you could send them to us, we sure would love to see yours. Also there's coverage on all of the front pages that we had access to this weekend at GlennBeck.com. There's also a place where you can upload your photos. So we have a central place. This made history this weekend. This will be in American history books, as I told you it would be, and I have something that I cannot wait to tell you about. In fact, I couldn't wait. I found out right before I went to bed on Saturday night and because a phone call came in and I actually went out and everybody was going into their bedrooms and everybody was tired. And I got everybody up, told them the news, and I can't wait to tell you. I hope I can be able to tell you maybe by the end of the show, if not sometime by the end of the week. But this made history this week.

Now, what does it mean? Because if it's just another, as the media says, it's just a tea party rally, if it's just another tea party rally, well, then that doesn't mean anything. Because gathering people in the public square to protest something doesn't mean anything. It shows that there are people that are willing to stand, but to do what? That was the message that nobody has covered. With firm reliance on divine providence, we mutually pledge to each other our lives, our fortunes and our sacred honor. That is the key.

So here's what I want you to do in the next 40 days. Remember the phrase that came from Thomas Jefferson. It changed my life. Question with the quote, the full quote is, when it comes to religion, above all things fix reason firmly in her seat and question with boldness even the very existence of God. For if there be a God, he must surely rather honest questioning over blindfolded fear.

That changed my life. Fix reason firmly in her seat. And question with boldness even the very existence of God. Find out what you believe. Don't go to church because you've always gone to church. It's not enough. You must have a personal relationship. You must know that he exists. You must know who you are in relation to him. When times are when times are troubled I'm almost quoting the Beatles here. I'm trying hard not to say Mother Mary comes to me. But when times are troubled, you must know that everything is going to be okay. Because he cares. And you must trust him.

Remember I have said for the last two years, there's going to come a time when you are going to feel, you're going to hear inside yourself, turn around, go the other way, you're in danger. And I've told you for two years, please work on listening to that inner voice, please, please. You're going to need that you must exercise that muscle. Now is the time. I can't emphasize enough. You must work on that. You must know him personally. Because if you know him, then you can have firm reliance. With firm reliance on divine providence. Remember, that's that the Lord will help you along the way if you're living within His God's not on your side. He's not on my side. We must align ourselves so we can be on His side. And then you are in the flow of life and things just coincidentally happen that help keep moving you forward. That's divine providence. It's not, God is on my side and I cannot be stopped. That's arrogance. That will get you killed. With firm reliance on divine providence. That also implies that once you know it, you know that you have a purpose. When I say that I believe that it's been my job to tell you these things, you must understand, that doesn't make me special in any way. I don't believe that makes me special. Quite honestly it's a curse most of my time. I'm sorry I don't it is a blessing to be in service, but it's hard times. And it will be with you as well. But all is well, my friend. It is all going to be more than good. You are in his service. You were born for a reason. There's a reason you're here. There's a reason you were born at this time. There's a reason you were born having the skill set that you have. Now, you may not think that you have any real skill set.

A story that I didn't have time to tell that I wanted to tell so badly on the air or on the stage is a story about and I think I may have told it on Friday. Stop me if I've told this, Stu. But the story of my friend Keith Ablow, where a third grade teacher stopped a guy from killing his family. Now, how did that happen? He remembered what the teacher had said when he got in trouble and said, you know, everybody says you're a bad boy. You're not a bad boy. When he was in third grade, he got into trouble, and the teacher could have just flown off the handle. But instead pulled him aside and said, you know, Johnny, you work, you work so hard and here you are doing this and it's because people say you're a bad boy. But you're not. You're good. You're a good boy. 30 years later he's about to kill someone and he stops because he hears her words. That's not who you are. You're a good boy. You may not think you have any skills. You may not think you have a purpose. I'll bet you that that third grade teacher had no idea. She might have died at the end of her life and said, I didn't accomplish anything. She saved lives! Just by doing what she was supposed to do! By not flying off the handle at a kid who was a bad kid all the time and getting into trouble. Instead of chastising, she hugged him and said, you're not that boy. She saved lives. Do not discount the role you play. Do not look to others and say, well, they have a bigger voice, they have a bigger platform. You may be the most important person on the planet at this time, and you may not accomplish anything in your head. But you are the key. You just have to listen to that voice inside and then do what he asks you to do. Unless he's telling you to kill someone. Then that's a voice that needs to be medicated. Firm reliance and divine providence. You know who he is. You can count on him. You know you are going to be okay, and you know your relationship with him, that you have a purpose. With firm reliance on divine providence, we mutually pledge to each other our lives. Well, that's MLK, that's Lincoln, that's all the veterans. But it's also George Washington, who didn't die. He just gave everything to his country. He served and served and served and served and served and then served some more. And then he went home and then they knocked on his door and he answered the door and he said, have I not yet done enough for my country? The answer is no. And he got onto his horse and he served, and he served, and he served. We're going to have to give things up to serve, but it's good. We mutually pledge to each other our lives, our fortunes. It means we must do the hard things now. We may not be able to retire at 65. We may not be able to go and live our dreams. We may not be able to have that, that house or that car or whatever it is. We may the not be able to afford X, Y or Z, but that's okay. Because we will sacrifice our fortunes so our children don't have to pay for our lifestyle today. It's immoral to stick them with this bill. It's immoral.

As a father of a special needs child, I know when my daughter had strokes at birth, I got down on my knees and I said, Lord, give it to me. Please, I'll take it on. Please let her have a life. Please. Where are those parents now? I'll tell you where they were this last weekend. They were in Washington, D.C. You know and I know. We will all take the hard hit for our kids, our fortunes, our benefits, our perks, our soft lifestyle. And I know a lot of people say I have worked and I've struggled my whole life. I know that. I know that. I know. But you are going to be asked to struggle a little more not only for your children but for your grandchildren. Tithe 10%. I introduced the Black Robe Regiment. These people are in trouble. They are in trouble. The media hasn't noticed them yet quite honestly because the adversary hasn't noticed them yet. We're not battling flesh and blood. The great thing is darkness does not understand light. They have no idea. It has no idea where we're headed. And that's good. But understand once it does, the very gates of hell are going to open up. These people are going to be challenged in court, they are going to be challenged with the IRS, in their own pulpits they are going to be challenged. People will leave their churches because they are going to start saying, look, there are certain absolutes, there are certain things. All men are created and created equally, and they are endowed by their creator with certain inalienable rights, which means you can't take them away. You can't destroy them. These rights are my right to life, and that means all of it, my right to life. You do not diminish life at the end, you do not diminish life in the inside. My right to life, my right to liberty, which means you can't just pick me up. You can't do these things. I have a right. It's given from God. It's inalienable, which means you cannot take it away. And pursuit of happiness: I have a right to keep the sweat from my own brow. I have a right to dream. I have a right to pursue my dreams. I do not have a right to success. I have a right to pursue what will make me and my family happy. That's what they are going to preach. And if Americans understand those things, everything else will solve itself. You must tithe because these people are going to be in trouble. They are going to come under attack. You must seek these people out. You must seek these rabbis, these priests, these pastors. If they are teaching you about politics, that's another story. Run from them if they do. If they say vote for a Republican or a Democrat or independent, run from them.

And the last one is our sacred honor, and that is truth. Tell the truth in all things. Tell the truth when it hurts you. Tell the truth especially when it hurts you. Tell the truth at your own peril. Tell the truth. Stand in the blaze of the truth. If you are standing in the truth, nothing can hurt you. You will be behind the shield of the Lord. Stand in the truth. And pass these things on to your children. And we will not just survive. We will prevail.

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Rolling Stone magazine on Sunday published an article that argued in no uncertain terms that the suspect who grotesquely took the lives of ten people in Buffalo, New York, last weekend was a "mainstream Republican."

Like so many in the corporate media, the article's author Talia Lavin — who in 2018 resigned from the New Yorker after falsely accusing a combat-wounded veteran and ICE agent of having a Nazi tattoo — has painted the Buffalo killer as a right-wing, white supremacist, Tucker Carlson-worshipping conservative who is "gripped by a racist delusion."

On the radio program Tuesday, Glenn Beck revealed what the killer actually wrote in his alleged "manifesto," which proves he was far from a freedom-loving constitutionalist, and explained why blatantly ignoring his words will only make the problem worse.

"The corporate media has, from the very get-go, tried to associate [the killer] with the Republicans, to say that he's a conservative, to say that he got all of his training from Tucker Carlson," Glenn began. "But you know it's weird, in the 180-page document authored by the shooter, he doesn't mention Tucker Carlson — not even once. Not at all. There is one mention of Fox News, and it's an infographic showing the top Fox News host, such as Maria Bartiromo and Greg Gutfeld, as being Jewish. He also says Rupert Murdoch is a Christian Zionist who may have Jewish ancestry though it's never been publicly admitted," he continued.

"Oh, another thing. Ben Shapiro is mentioned multiple times, including as an example as the 'rat of the Jewish people.' So gosh, that doesn't sound conservative to me, doesn't sound Republican, doesn't sound like he's learned anything from anybody that is on the right. Moreover, he has described himself as an ethno-nationalist and eco-fascist national socialist. He loathes libertarianism and conservatism in particular."

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A Colorado mother of three, Erin Lee, said her 12-year-old daughter was recruited by teachers to attend an "art club" after school, only to find it was a GSA or Gay Straight Awareness/Alliance Club. Not only was the family misled about the purpose of the club, but a guest speaker — who told the middle school students that "if they're not fully comfortable in their bodies, that means they're transgender" — also encouraged the kids to keep secrets from their parents.

Lee told Glenn Beck on the radio program Monday that her "shy, vulnerable, barely 12-year-old daughter" had just moved to Wellington Middle School in Fort Collins, Colorado, when she was invited by her art and home room teachers to attend an "art club" after school.

"She texted us [and] we gave her permission for art club," Lee said of her daughter. "When she got there, it was actually GSA, or Gender and Sexuality Awareness or Alliance Club. The teacher had invited in a completely unqualified outside presenter who did unthinkable things with the children. I'll give you the CliffsNotes version. She told them, 'what you hear in here, keep in here.' She used flags to use defining words, telling them if they're not fully comfortable in their bodies, that means they're transgender. Then she would hand out the flags and stickers and bracelets and other swag. She told them that 'queer' is a label for when they're still figuring out their sexuality.

"She did the 'Genderbread person,' which explicitly asked kids who they're sexually attracted to, so 11, 12, 13-year-olds with peers and adults in the room, talking about their sexuality. She handed out her personal contact information and invited them to connect on teen chat platforms, like WhatsApp and Discord, where she knows that parents are not monitoring the conversation. She told them that families may not be safe, and it's okay to lie about where they are. And in fact, the art teacher, as my daughter was leaving the room that day, pulled her aside and said, 'remember, you don't have to tell your mom.'"

The outside presenter, Kimberly Chambers, is the director of SPLASH Youth of Northern Colorado, an organization that targets children as young as 5 years old, as indicated on its own website. Chambers is a paid employee of the Larimer County Department of Health and Environment with access to children’s information, according to a Parents Defending Education incident report.

Lee went on to say that, after learning from her daughter what happened, she and her husband contacted the school principal, who confirmed that the meeting was, in fact, held in secret and they are always held in secret because as a public school they have to offer children a "safe space." Lee then turned to the school board, but said she was ignored "for months." Finally, she was able to meet with board member Kristen Draper, who turned out to be a close friend and "strong ally" to Chambers. Draper also volunteers for an arm of SPLASH called SKITTLES.

"FOIA emails showed that [the school] immediately colluded when I objected to what happened," Lee told Glenn. "They immediately colluded with the school board to keep me quiet. They referenced parents who find out as 'barriers' that the school board has removed. They talked about sending social services into my home because I didn't like what they did with my child," she continued.

"My daughter had never expressed gender dysphoria before. She never expressed that she'd had any trouble at home. They never spoke to me. I never spoke to any of the people that did these things before they decided to talk about calling CPS ... In the state of Colorado, if my child had said to the CPS that I wasn't affirming her transgender identity, I firmly believe they would have removed her from the home. And the people knew this when they suggested that CPS come to our home to remove our child," Lee warned. "Colorado is off the rails in particular, but this is happening everywhere."

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The House approved a new aid package for Ukraine of nearly $40 billion, which will increase the total U.S. funding for Ukraine's war efforts to a whopping $58 BILLION since March, if the package passes in the Senate. Meanwhile, DHS Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas testified before Congress that the Biden administration is considering diverting resources away from an already-struggling VA (Department of Veterans Affairs) to deal with the border crisis.

"I am not making this up -- this will [make] your head explode," Glenn Beck said in the radio program Thursday. "They are going to divert costs; the Biden administration is taking money from the VA. Now already, our veterans get seconds, and we are [considering] diverting VA funding, and doctors, and nurses, away from our vets and to the migrants at the border, so we can take money that we don't have, $58 billion, and send it to Ukraine. What the hell is wrong with us?"

"Now, some Republican lawmakers are attempting to fight this," he added. "But, most people haven't even heard of this. This is how the atrocities at the border go unchecked. Biden sweeps it all under a rug. The mainstream media covers it up. And, meanwhile, people suffer and die. And in this case, it's not only the people on the border, but it is also our veterans in VA hospitals."

Glenn went on to detail the unreported deadly consequences of Biden’s border policies which have led to enough fentanyl to kill millions of Americans pouring across the border and terrorists having found easy paths into our country.

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Corruption, greed, and death. This is what the Left’s border policy is REALLY about, not the humanitarian effort they claim it is.

On tonight's episode of "Glenn TV," Glenn Beck exposes the groups benefitting from the border chaos under the Biden administration. A leftist money supply flows to NGOs on the border that are now taking the roles that the government should be filling with immigration and helping immigrants to flood into the U.S. Glenn asks: Why is the U.N. funding the flow of migrants to our border and subverting Congress? Why are former Biden staffers working for “non-profits” that are now getting exclusive, HIGHLY irregular multimillion-dollar border contracts? Worse than that, the consequences of Biden’s border policy have now turned deadly. National Guard members at the border are dying, fentanyl from China pours across the border, and terrorists have found an easy path to enter our country.

Finally, Glenn asks Texas Rep. Chip Roy if it’s time to impeach DHS Secretary Mayorkas for his negligence that is costing American lives.

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