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GLENN: All right. So we're just looking up what would it take to be the

record for getting people out to vote for the midterm election. We went back to

1960, and what is the record since 1960, record turnout for midterm election?

STU: Be 1966, 48.4% turnout. And that I mean, the 60 up until about 1970, it was

over 40%, in '62, '66 and 1970. And then since then it has not cleared 40%.

GLENN: Unbelievable.

STU: Well, last

GLENN: I've never been over what was it in 199 what was it, 4?

STU: 1994 was 38.8.

GLENN: Oh, my gosh.

STU: Which, that was the big turn.

GLENN: That was the big revolution.

STU: And then in 2006 when it went away from Republican control back to

Democratic control, it was only 37.1%. So that's pretty that's insanely

depressing when you think about it.

PAT: It's almost unconscionable. I'm reading a story right now, remember back in

the first Iraqi election when they were under I mean, it was still, when

everything was just in such turmoil and upheaval and there were bombings every

day, I mean hundreds, thousands, tens of thousands of Iraqis were dying every

day from terrorist strikes and there was the whole election was under the pol of

you might be blown up either at or on your way to the election. Remember that?

Correspondents reported from Baghdad a turnout of 95% of Baghdadis and 72%

overall in the country. 72%.

STU: That's an awesome term, Baghdadis?

PAT: Baghdadis.

STU: I want to be a Baghdadi. That's awesome.

PAT: You can't.

STU: I can't be a Baghdadi?

GLENN: You can be a Mac daddy but not a Baghdadi.

STU: A Mac daddy but not a Baghdadi?

GLENN: What was the turnout for the last election?

STU: Last election as of presidential obviously is higher, 56.8%, which was the

highest it had been since 1968? Is that right? Scanning it quickly, it looks

like since 1968, which was and 1964 and 1968 were all over 60%. Again we have

not cleared 60 since, but the last two have been up quite a bit.

GLENN: That's amazing. Look at that. Look at that. And what was happening in

1968? That was Vietnam. That was the Great Society. That was a moment very

similar to this where people said we're going in the wrong direction. We're

going, you know, we're going Marxist. We're going the Great Society. That was a

watershed election and it was still 68%. I mean, that's great. Can you imagine

that? And the midterm was 48%?

STU: Yeah, 1966, 48.4.

GLENN: Guys, I got news for ya. If this doesn't motivate your friends and

neighbors to go out and vote. I mean, I know they are all going to say, well,

there's nobody to vote for, blah, blah blah. If this doesn't get you to go to

the polls and stand there and just say, you know what? I'm going to hold my nose

even, vote for a third party, vote for vote for someone, but show them that we

are not going to be weasels anymore. We're not going to be little mice with,

what was it? With O'Donnell's brain cells in them. We're not going to be we're

not going to be sheep led to the slaughter. We are going to lead. If this

doesn't do it, what will? If this doesn't get you've got the Baghdadis going out

and 92%?

PAT: 95.

GLENN: 95%.

PAT: Yeah.

GLENN: Going out to the polls.

PAT: And 72% overall according to a lot of surveys. BBC said 62. So still bigger

than any American election where we've got nothing to fear except maybe being

bored while standing in line for a while. That's what we fear when we go to the

polls: I don't know how long Iraqis stand there. Will they be serving coffee and

doughnuts in line? I don't know if I can do this. I don't have time. I've got

some shopping to do.

STU: Well, you do, you do have to fear, though, when you're walking in and the

campaign workers are just outside of the premises where they are allowed to be

and then they all assault you with their different campaign pitches?

GLENN: You're right. You're right, it is so

STU: That is irritating.

GLENN: It is irritating. And I mean, so much like when you were going to be

blown up in Baghdad.

STU: Exactly what I'm saying. And you know like last time I went to vote, the

wife of the guy running was standing out in front of the polls and you felt bad.

PAT: She was.

STU: She was saying, oh, vote for my husband, and you felt bad. And it's just

like almost being blown up. It's almost the same thing. I mean, it's basically

the exact equivalent.

GLENN: Paul Nunn, who is our artist on staff and done he is, you know, he's

designed so much of everything that we do. Paul, I want a poster made with a

giant purple finger and just says America: Can't We Do Better.

STU: That's great.

GLENN: Adopt someone or bring a friend to the polls. Make a poster with just a

finger, make it, you know, an iconic looking finger, not a picture but an iconic

looking finger with purple ink on it and underneath: America, Can't We Do

Better. This is obscene. I mean really, honestly if we can't, if we get 35% of

the people at this point, the politicians are right. The ACLU is right. The AFL

CIO. All of these people. The George Soros, all of these people. They're right.

PAT: Well, we deserve what we get, too.

GLENN: We do.

PAT: If only 35% of the people show up, we don't care enough. We just don't care

enough.

GLENN: Well, no, hang on just a second. I wouldn't say that we deserve.

STU: We as a society.

PAT: Oh, yeah.

GLENN: We as a society would deserve.

STU: Yes.

GLENN: Which brings me to my other point. Could we just broker a deal? Seriously

could we just broker a deal? Can't we just take, you know, Texas and I mean,

I'll take Oklahoma, Idaho. You can have one side of the mountains, we'll have

the other side of the mountains. You can have California and everything else.

Just leave us alone. We're going to build a huge wall because you are going to

try to steal everything and you are going to blame it all on us. You'll turn

your people against us when we give you the pick of the states.

PAT: And who are we giving the pick of the states to? Are you talking

progressives?

GLENN: Yeah.

PAT: So they take Massachusetts, New York.

GLENN: They take the entire Eastern seaboard.

PAT: Okay. And what about the Californians, though? What do we do then?

GLENN: California, they can have California.

PAT: Okay. We just push it into the ocean?

STU: Wait a minute. They are getting wait a minute. They're getting all the

oceanfront property?

PAT: Yeah, let them have it.

STU: What?

PAT: No, we'll still got Texas. We'll have 2200 miles of coastline.

GLENN: Here's what will happen. Within five years this is why we have to have a

wall because they will turn their people against us. We give them all the best

stuff. Within five years they will be blaming it on us and they will be turning

their people against the people behind the walls saying it's their fault, they

did it to us. We'll be so unbelievably prosperous that they won't have any idea

what to do. And so they'll we'll just buy the oceanfront property back. It will

go for a song. Of course, we'll have to buy it back from the Chinese, but

STU: That's a good point.

PAT: Because that's who will be running the country.

GLENN: Oh, yeah.

PAT: All the progressives.

GLENN: Absolutely.

STU: Do we get Hershey, Pennsylvania? I believe we should have that?

GLENN: No, but I believe we could convince easily Hershey to her part.

STU: Tough to move a town.

GLENN: If you did an Ayn Rand kind of thing where you're like, we're going to

take this part of the country and we're just going to do an experiment on it and

we're going to further the American experiment.

PAT: You choose all of your progressive ideals like

GLENN: We are.

PAT: You say that wealth is one pie, you go ahead and divide it amongst

yourselves, knock yourselves out. We're going to bake pies on this side.

GLENN: Yeah. We're the pie making people. You're the pie taking people.

PAT: See how that works out for you once you run out of pie.

GLENN: And we're going to build a wall because we don't trust you. We're not

going to we're not building any weapons. We'll defend ourselves because you will

turn your population against us. Because you have to have someone to blame.

We're not looking to blame anybody. We're not looking to blame the past, we're

not looking to blame the present, we're not looking to blame the future. We're

just, we're just going to be making things.

PAT: Total fresh start for conservatives and progressives.

GLENN: Yeah.

PAT: That's great. That's a great idea.

 

Earlier this year, Coca-Cola became the poster child for how a corporation could shove leftist ideologies onto its consumers. The company suspended advertising on Facebook in a push to censor former President Donald Trump, published a manifesto about racial equity, and demanded all legal teams working for Coke meet certain diversity quotas.

But now, after Trump, Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Tx.), Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.), and many other conservative voices called for a boycott of the company's products, Coca-Cola appears to be shifting directions.

The Washington Examiner reported that the company issued a conciliatory statement after conspicuously failing to appear on a published list of hundreds of corporations and individuals that signed a statement denouncing the Georgia voting bill.

"We believe the best way to make progress now is for everyone to come together and listen respectfully, share concerns, and collaborate on a path forward. We remained open and productive conversations with advocacy groups and lawmakers who may have differing views," the company said. "It's time to find common ground. In the end, we all want the same thing – free and fair elections, the cornerstone of our democracy."

Then last week, Coca-Cola Co.'s new general counsel, Monica Howard Douglas, told members of the company's global legal team that the diversity initiative announced by her predecessor, Bradley Gayton, is "taking a pause for now." Gayton resigned unexpectedly from the position on April 21, after only eight months on the job, to serve as a strategic consultant to Chairman and CEO James Quincey.

"Why is Coca-Cola 'taking a pause' on all of these? Because you have been standing up," Glenn Beck said on the radio program Monday. "You and others have been standing up. Your voice, it's the power of one. Your voice makes a difference."

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This week on "The Glenn Beck Podcast," civil rights activist and Woodson Center founder Bob Woodson joined Glenn to call out the leftists in the "race grievance industry," like the Rev. Al Sharpton and Black Lives Matter, Inc., who, he says, are "profiting off the misery of their people."

Woodson lived through the appalling segregation laws of the last century and has a much different message about what it means to be "oppressed" than the so-called "anti-racist" activists today.

Woodson said he believes the real struggle for impoverished minority communities "is not racial." He argued that leftists "at the top" derive "moral authority" by claiming to represent "so called marginalized groups," while they prosper at the expense of those "at the bottom."

"There's nothing worse than self-flagellating guilty white people and rich, angry black people who profit off the misery of their people," Woodson said.

"I call what Sharpton and some of those are doing is worse than bigotry. It's treason. It's moral treason against their own people," he added. "The only time you hear from them is when a white police officer kills a black person, which happens maybe 20 or 21 times a year, but 6,000 blacks are killed each year by other blacks. So, in other words, their message is black lives only matter when taken by someone white, which means you are betraying the black community when you turn your back on 20 children that are slaughtered and you don't march in that community and demand that those killers be turned over to the police."

'The problem is not racial," Woodson asserted. "The problem is the challenge of upward mobility. Any time you generalize about a group of people, blacks, whites, Native American, and then you try to apply remedies, it always benefits those at the top at the expense of those at the bottom. ... It's a bait and switch game where you're using the demographics of the worst of these, to get resources that helps the best of these, or those who are prospering at the top. So, if I was the president, I would say an end to the race grievance business, that America should concentrate on the moral and spiritual free fall that is consuming people at the bottom."

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Following President Joe Biden's first joint address to Congress, Glenn Beck joined fellow BlazeTV host and author of the new book, "American Marxism," Mark Levin to expose what they called the "Liar-In-Chief's" radical plans for our country and to explain why the far Left's proposals and programs are really a "frontal attack" on our Constitution, our country, and our way of life.

"Substantively, this is a frontal attack on our Constitutional system of limited government. It is a frontal attack on our capitalist system. He's basically throwing out all the bromides for the radical left groups that now form the base of the modern Democrat Party. And I make the case that ... this is Marxist bullcrap in its broadest sense," Levin stated.

"Here we are, a country now where one man can get up in the middle of the night and make a list of everything he wants to do to the country," he added, speaking figuratively. "It's like an unreality where we're living in separate worlds ... the whole thing is a fraud."

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After months of delays and COVID-19 excuses, President Biden finally delivers his address to the joint session of Congress. It is a truly historic moment, as only a few hundred members of Congress received an invite. While some have compared this speech to JFK's moon landing challenge, it will likely be more like FDR's New Deal nightmare. Will Speaker Pelosi continue her tradition of ripping up the president's speech? Will VP Harris cackle to a quiet audience?

Glenn Beck teams up with fellow BlazeTV host Mark Levin, author of the new book "American Marxism," to take on the progressive plans that could completely transform our economy and our way of life. Steve Deace, BlazeTV host and author of "Faucian Bargain," joins to discuss why it's not enough for conservatives to just lament the dangerous Democrat agenda; we must activate against the woke infection of our institutions. Plus, a power panel to rival CNN talking heads: Stu Burguiere, BlazeTV host of "Stu Does America," and Jason Buttrill, head researcher and writer for Glenn Beck.

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