Glenn Beck: Firm Reliance

GLENN: The founders at the end of the Declaration of Independence, Thomas Jefferson didn't write, "And we have faith, and we'll mutually pledge to each other our..." didn't say that. With firm reliance on divine providence we mutually pledge to each other our lives, our fortunes, our sacred honor.

Here's what I want you to do. In all things that we talk about, prove me wrong. Prove me wrong. I'd love to be wrong. Prove these things to be true or false in your own life. Do not take my word for it. Don't take anybody's word for it. When you read a story in the New York Times, the Huffington Post, The Blaze, the Glenn Beck newsletter, do not read it and take it as fact. We try our best, but there are some sources that don't try their best. We do. But it makes no difference if you say, well, Glenn Beck told me that's true. What? A preacher can't give you faith. Only you can. The press and special interests are not going to give you faith, they're not going to give you hope, and they're not going to give you charity. I won't, either. But the media will tell you and politicians will imply that Americans are stupid, incapable, gullible, need a shepherd. They can't do it themselves. They're like sheep. "We need more Washington, we need more programs." They'll tell you that the biggest day of charity is April 15th. That's the biggest lie of them all. I won't tell you those lies. I'll just tell you what I believe and what I have found to be true and how I arrived at that conclusion. You may not arrive at the same conclusion. I challenge you to find your own conclusion. But I also challenge you to do this: I want you to start dismissing the press and those sources that you have found to be so untrue. Don't argue with them anymore. Don't let them bother you anymore. Remind me if it starts to bother me. Just, you know what they are? They're Biff Tannen: What are you looking at, butthead? They're so wrong, I expect them at some point, our foes, to come out and say, "Why don't you make like a tree and get out of here." Really? That's who you're dealing with, Biff Tanner, or Tannen. What's his name? Tannen? Tannen or Tanner? Biff Tannen. We can argue about the lies, but we will never get to the truth by arguing over lies. We won't defeat the back room, back‑stabbing power politics of the past. You can't defeat them. You have to dismiss them. You? You I'm going to dismiss now. That's what we have to say. Just dismissing. No harm, no foul, just dismiss, you're done here. Who are you to say? I just have the fire of the truth on my side. That's really pretty much all it is. The more we argue about our rights being lost or stolen, "They are not." "Yes, they are." "No, they're not." The more time we lose. The door is being closed. We have to start arguing about our responsibilities. And really not even arguing. Just deciding what our responsibilities are. Our first responsibility is this: Vote. Vote. Get involved and vote. Find something that you believe in. Find the truth. Put your faith in somebody. They may violate it. But who knows? You might find a higher truth with that person and it gave you a little more faith. Get involved. It's our responsibility. It is our responsibility to give until it hurts, to inform ourselves before we try to inform anybody else. It's history. It doesn't belong to those at Yale or Harvard or Columbia. It doesn't belong to those at school‑lastic. It's your history. It is our responsibility to raise our kids are values and principles. And to teach them about what our founders said were nature's laws and nature's god. Pick up your God‑given responsibilities. Stop talking about your rights. Start picking up your responsibilities and your rights will be restored automatically. That's a pretty hefty claim. How does that work? Well, if we're taking care of each other, if we're actually tithing 10%, all of us, and I don't care if it's at your church. Give it to idiot but, you know, give it to PETA. Give it to something you believe in. If we are all giving until it hurts ‑‑ we're the most charitable nation on the planet. If we are starting to give our money to things that help people who are homeless, help people who are unemployed, help our neighbors. Don't give it to some faceless organization that's going to ship it some place else. We got problems here. And we have the ability to take care of each other. If you don't do it, well, the government will have to. There's no ifs, ands, and buts about it. The one thing that they have, the one thing that they have, and I happen to believe in the dark forces. Let's call is the dark Sith, the one thing the dark Sith or Darth Vader has is a little bit of truth. Satan always uses a little bit of truth. No matter what it is. He uses something that is true. And then it's perverted. So what is, what is, politically speaking what does the opposition have that is true? People are suffering. People will go hungry. People don't have jobs. Those are true. And so they follow that truth with, "And the government has to fix it." No! That's the falsehood. Mixed with truth. And so what they do immediately is say, "Well, you don't care about people." Yes, yes, yes, I do. I give 10% of my income. And if we are all giving 10% of your income, as a minimum, and you have to have faith that you'll be able to make it. I know that's hard. Pay it first. Pay it first. And have faith. You will get more truth by doing it. And you will have greater faith. If we all give, if we all help each other, the government will say, what are you doing? We don't need this program; we don't want your program. We will have the moral authority to be able to say small government! People are suffering, until our neighbors join arm in arm and take care of our neighbors who are suffering. Faith, hope, equals truth and charity. It is the answer.

Most self-proclaimed Marxists know very little about Marxism. Some of them have all the buzzwords memorized. They talk about the exploits of labor. They talk about the slavery of capitalist society and the alienation caused by capital. They talk about the evils of power and domination.

But they don't actually believe what they say. Or else they wouldn't be such violent hypocrites. And we're not being dramatic when we say "violent."

For them, Marxism is a political tool that they use to degrade and annoy their political enemies.

They don't actually care about the working class.

Another important thing to remember about Marxists is that they talk about how they want to defend the working class, but they don't actually understand the working class. They definitely don't realize that the working class is composed mostly of so many of the people they hate. Because, here's the thing, they don't actually care about the working class. Or the middle class. They wouldn't have the slightest clue how to actually work, not the way we do. For them, work involves ranting about how work and labor are evil.

Ironically, if their communist utopia actually arrived, they would be the first ones against the wall. Because they have nothing to offer except dissent. They have no practical use and no real connection to reality.

Again ironically, they are the ultimate proof of the success of capitalism. The fact that they can freely call for its demise, in tweets that they send from their capitalistic iPhones, is proof that capitalism affords them tremendous luxuries.

Their specialty is complaining. They are fanatics of a religion that is endlessly cynical.

They sneer at Christianity for promising Heaven in exchange for good deeds on earth — which is a terrible description of Christianity, but it's what they actually believe — and at the same time they criticize Christianity for promising a utopia, they give their unconditional devotion to a religion that promises a utopia.

They are fanatics of a religion that is endlessly cynical.

They think capitalism has turned us into machines. Which is a bad interpretation of Marx's concept of the General Intellect, the idea that humans are the ones who create machines, so humans, not God, are the creators.

They think that the only way to achieve the perfect society is by radically changing and even destroying the current society. It's what they mean when they say things about the "status quo" and "hegemony" and the "established order." They believe that the system is broken and the way to fix it is to destroy, destroy, destroy.

Critical race theory actually takes it a step farther. It tells us that the racist system can never be changed. That racism is the original sin that white people can never overcome. Of course, critical race theorists suggest "alternative institutions," but these "alternative institutions" are basically the same as the ones we have now, only less effective and actually racist.

Marx's violent revolution never happened. Or at least it never succeeded. Marx's followers have had to take a different approach. And now, we are living through the Revolution of Constant Whining.

This post is part of a series on critical race theory. Read the full series here.

Americans are losing faith in our justice system and the idea that legal consequences are applied equally — even to powerful elites in office.

Rep. Devin Nunes (R-CA) joined Glenn Beck on the radio program to detail what he believes will come next with the Durham investigation, which hopefully will provide answers to the Obama FBI's alleged attempts to sabotage former President Donald Trump and his campaign years ago.

Rep. Nunes and Glenn assert that we know Trump did NOT collude with Russia, and that several members of the FBI possibly committed huge abuses of power. So, when will we see justice?

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The corporate media is doing everything it can to protect Dr. Anthony Fauci after Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) roasted him for allegedly lying to Congress about funding gain-of-function research in Wuhan, China.

During an extremely heated exchange at a Senate hearing on Tuesday, Sen. Paul challenged Dr. Fauci — who, as the director of the National Institute of Allergies and Infectious Diseases, oversees research programs at the National Institute of Health — on whether the NIH funded dangerous gain-of-function research at the Wuhan Institute of Virology.

Dr. Fauci denied the claims, but as Sen. Paul knows, there are documents that prove Dr. Fauci's NIH was funding gain-of-function research in the Wuhan biolab before COVID-19 broke out in China.

On "The Glenn Beck Program," Glenn and Producer Stu Burguiere presented the proof, because Dr. Fauci's shifting defenses don't change the truth.

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Critical race theory: A special brand of evil

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Part of what makes it hard for us to challenge the left is that their beliefs are complicated. We don't mean complicated in a positive way. They aren't complicated the way love is complicated. They're complicated because there's no good explanation for them, no basis in reality.

The left cannot pull their heads out of the clouds. They are stuck on romantic ideas, abstract ideas, universal ideas. They talk in theories. They see the world through ideologies. They cannot divorce themselves from their own academic fixations. And — contrary to what they believe and how they act — it's not because leftists are smarter than the rest of us. And studies have repeatedly shown that leftists are the least happy people in the country. Marx was no different. The Communist Manifesto talks about how the rise of cities "rescued a considerable part of the population from the idiocy of rural life."

Studies have repeatedly shown that leftists are the least happy people in the country.

Instead of admitting that they're pathological hypocrites, they tell us that we're dumb and tell us to educate ourselves. Okay, so we educate ourselves; we return with a coherent argument. Then they say, "Well, you can't actually understand what you just said unless you understand the work of this other obscure Marxist writer. So educate yourselves more."

It's basically the "No True Scotsman" fallacy, the idea that when you point out a flaw in someone's argument, they say, "Well, that's a bad example."

After a while, it becomes obvious that there is no final destination for their bread-crumb trail. Everything they say is based on something that somebody else said, which is based on something somebody else said.

Take critical race theory. We're sure you've noticed by now that it is not evidence-based — at all. It is not, as academics say, a quantitative method. It doesn't use objective facts and data to arrive at conclusions. Probably because most of those conclusions don't have any basis in reality.

Critical race theory is based on feelings. These feelings are based on theories that are also based on feelings.

We wanted to trace the history of critical race theory back to the point where its special brand of evil began. What allowed it to become the toxic, racist monster that it is today?

Later, we'll tell you about some of the snobs who created critical theory, which laid the groundwork for CRT. But if you follow the bread-crumb trail from their ideas, you wind up with Marxism.

For years, the staff has devoted a lot of time to researching Marxism. We have read a lot of Marx and Marxist writing. It's part of our promise to you to be as informed as possible, so that you know where to go for answers; so that you know what to say when your back is up against the wall. What happens when we take the bread-crumb trail back farther, past Marxism? What is it based on?

This is the point where Marxism became Marxism and not just extra-angry socialism.

It's actually based on the work of one of the most important philosophers in human history, a 19th-century German philosopher named Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel.

This is the point where Marxism became Marxism and not just extra-angry socialism. And, as you'll see in just a bit, if we look at Hegel's actual ideas, it's obvious that Marx completely misrepresented them in order to confirm his own fantasies.

So, in a way, that's where the bread-crumb trail ends: With Marx's misrepresentation of an incredibly important, incredibly useful philosophy, a philosophy that's actually pretty conservative.

This post is part of a series on critical race theory. Read the full series here.