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GLENN: There's also a couple of things going around and I am so sick of my

own staff going, "Did you see Jon Stewart last night?" No, I didn't. I didn't

see it. I don't care. He was on Letterman. When was the last time I watched

David Letterman? I don't even know. David Letterman is so irrelevant that it's

laughable. So no, I didn't. But I think that was one of the first things that

Pat said to me this morning: Did you see Letterman last night? Come on, Pat, you

didn't see Letterman.

PAT: No, I didn't see it.

GLENN: No.

PAT: I'm hearing about it on Mediaite.

GLENN: Uh huh.

PAT: But they wrote a great story about his appearance because they're saying

that Stewart seems fairly obsessed with you because he's talked about you now on

his appearances on Oprah, O'Reilly, and last night with David Letterman and, you

know, because there's several minutes. Here's just a little bit of what they had

to say about you yesterday.

STEWART: You know how we used to be on the road and we would do the same act

night after night.

VOICE: Right. On the road? Hell, I'm doing it here.

PAT: That's for sure.

GLENN: That's a great line.

PAT: Happens to be true.

GLENN: Yeah.

VOICE: But you do the same thing night after night but you've got to make it

seem like it just came to you. The whole trick of his show is, folks, it's just

we are... (laughing).

GLENN: Very funny.

VOICE: We... (laughing). If we could just go back to 1979. Did you see, this was

the greatest thing. This is when I realized how much I love this guy. He does

the program, he's sitting on his

GLENN: I don't think he does.

PAT: I don't think he loves this guy. He loves making money off of you. He does

love that.

VOICE: Weeping for do you remember the old Coke commercial with Mean Joe Green?

VOICE: Sure.

VOICE: Where he says have a Coke? And he says, that's okay. And the little boy

goes, come on, take it. And Mean Joe Green finally is like, all right, kid,

takes it and then he throws him the Jersey, comes back to Glenn and... why can't

we go back there? Politicians won't take you back there. And I'm like, I think

we can't go back there because it's fictional. I think it's a fictional

commercial. And then I remembered I think they taped it in 1979 which is when

the Iranian hostage crisis was. So I guess we could go back there. But why would

we want to?

VOICE: Exactly.

VOICE: And that's when I realized, he made that fictional moment.

VOICE: He's Bobby Heenan. Come on. He's Bobby Heenan.

VOICE: I like him. I want to have him on my program.

GLENN: I don't know who Bobby Heenan is.

PAT: No idea.

VOICE: We have invited him numerous times to be on this show. He will not come

on this show.

VOICE: I invited myself onto his program and did not come on.

GLENN: I wear those both as a badge of honor.

PAT: And you should.

GLENN: Yeah. I mean

PAT: The reference to Bobby Heenan or whatever, whoever he's talking about there

is a really good reason not to go on Letterman's irrelevant show. Nobody knows

who Bobby Heenan is.

GLENN: Doesn't matter. Look, David Letterman, you know, he doesn't believe, I

believe, in anything I say. I don't believe in the things that he believes in.

PAT: Yeah.

GLENN: You know, why would I go there?

PAT: It's a useless exercise.

GLENN: I don't believe

PAT: In futility.

GLENN: Yeah, I don't believe in boycotting anything. I just believe in this: I

spend my money and my time in things that I believe in. I don't believe in David

Letterman. David Letterman does what David Letterman does. He's funny sometimes,

he's I don't know honestly, David, I don't know how you do it every day. I don't

know how you are still doing the top 10 and you don't think, really? Again? I'm

doing this? I mean, I don't know how you do that.

PAT: It's only been 30 years.

GLENN: Yeah. But, you know, that's cool and I have nothing I don't want him off

the air, I don't want to silence him, nothing. Whatever. It just plays no time

in my life because I spend my time and my money on the things that are important

to me. David Letterman isn't.

On the Jon Stewart, I'm just trying to think. This week, let's see. I've had the

Holocaust survivor and the historian on as a guest this week. I'm trying to

think where the comedian comes in. I mean, I just don't do those interviews.

PAT: The comedian selling a book, where does that fit in? Yeah.

GLENN: He wants to sell his books and I think it's interesting that no one in

the press has said that he's doing a political rally just to make money, yet

that's all that you ever heard about me. That's all you ever heard. And that's

okay. I mean, I have no problem with him making money. He's got a book for sale.

Go buy the book. Don't buy the book. I'm not buying the book. I don't really

care about the book. I don't want to ban the book. I don't want anybody to not

read the book because that's what whatever. You know, neither of these guys need

a handout.

PAT: No.

GLENN: But apparently they both believe they need a hand up in their ratings or

their book sales. Sorry. Can't provide it for ya.

PAT: But what I found interesting about this Mediaite article was the last part

of it where they're talking about the exchange between Letterman and Stewart

last night where it says Beck becomes the subject of conversation between host

and guest in a manner that ostensibly seems friendly but really puts Beck in a

most unflattering light. There is a whiff of junior high cool kids picking on

the new kid who's suddenly the most popular behind his back. That is exactly,

exactly how that came off.

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Terry Trobiani owns Gianelli's Drive Thru in Prairie Grove, Illinois, where he put up a row of American flags for the Fourth of July. But the city claimed he was displaying two of them improperly and issued him a $100 ticket for each flag.

Terry joined Glenn Beck on the radio program Tuesday to explain what he believes really happened. He told Glenn that, according to city ordinance, the American flag is considered "ornamental" and should therefore have been permitted on a federal holiday. But the city has now classified the flag as a "sign."

"Apparently, the village of Prairie Grove has classified the American flag as a sign and they've taken away the symbol of the American flag," Terry said. "So, as a sign, it falls under their temporary sign ordinance, which prohibits any flying, or any positioning of signs on your property — and now this includes the American flag. [...] The only way I could fly the American flag on my property is if I put it on a permanent 20 to 30-foot flagpole, which they have to permit."

Terry went on to explain how the city is now demanding an apology for his actions, and all after more than a year of small-business crushing COVID restrictions and government mandates.

"COVID was tough," Terry stated. "You know, we're in the restaurant business. COVID was tough on us. We succeeded. We made it through. We cut a lot of things, but we never cut an employee. We paid all our employees. I didn't take a paycheck for a year just to keep our employees on, because it was that important to me to keep things going. And, you know, you fight for a year, and you beat a pandemic, and then you have this little municipality with five trustees and a president, who just have no respect for small businesses. And right now, what I see is they have no respect for the republic and the United States ... I think it's terrible. The direction that government, at all levels, have taken us to this point, it's despicable."

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The Biden administration is now doing everything it can to censor what it has decided is COVID-19 "misinformation." But Glenn Beck isn't confident that the silencing of voices will stop there.

Yeonmi Park grew up in North Korea, where there is no freedom of speech, and she joined Glenn to warn that America must not let this freedom go.

"Whenever authoritarianism rises, the first thing they go after is freedom of speech," she said.

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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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