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GLENN: Matt Kibbe from FreedomWorks, let's get an update on what happened yesterday. Matt?

KIBBE: Hey, man, how are you?

GLENN: I'm good, man, how are you?

KIBBE: I'm doing okay. I'm actually in Ohio. Dick Armey and I just spent the last two days rallying the troops on a number of congressional races here. Ohio's sort of Ground Zero in our "Take America Back" plan.

GLENN: How you know, I'm looking at some of the polls and they are all starting to tighten up. What do you think's happening here?

KIBBE: I think that's quite typical in the last two weeks, but I agree with you that we need to make sure that nobody becomes complacent, nobody becomes overly confident that this is going to be easy to take congress back from Nancy Pelosi and Harry Reid because there is a number of dirty tricks. You watch what the president's been doing. Every day it's a different message, it's a different person or organization to demonize. They are looking for that silver bullet, something that saves them from the judgment of the American people.

GLENN: So tell me what happened yesterday at 6:55.

KIBBE: Well, apparently I'm not a technician but I've been talking to our server folks and I've been talking to our webmaster, and what happened was that somebody got into the server and basically set it up so that if any traffic hits, the server would just shut down. And the timing looks to me to be blatantly politically motivated but we obviously don't know who did it, and we're launching an investigation into that. But it looks like dirty tricks gone actual criminal behavior.

GLENN: Oh, it has to be. Matt, I don't know what your I don't know what your security parameters are on your server systems, but we've had hackers before, and our security for and The Blaze and everything else is massive because we are hacked into or I should say we were hacked into all the time. We have seriously upgraded our security a few months back. You have to have done the same thing. So it's not some, you know, it's not some punk kid. That has got to be somebody quite sophisticated.

KIBBE: Yeah, and our server management company is one of the best in the business and they tell me that they have never seen anything like this in the past ten years. So it's a very sophisticated attack, and we also, anticipating this kind of thing, had really ramped up our security over the past year. And we're doing it again. I mean, we've migrated everything to a brand new server and we're launching new security codes. And for now at least we're going to use PayPal to accept donations because it's simply, we don't want to put anybody at risk, and that's our first priority because there's something going on here and we've got to make sure we do everything to stop it.

GLENN: Well, you remember what I mean, that's why they are going after the chamber, because they want their donors list. And you remember what happened with, you know, out in California. I mean, these are brutal, brutal, brutal people. And, you know, Saul Alinsky, ends justify the means. They don't care.

KIBBE: Yeah. Well, we knew that, and all of us and all the activists that we talk to, we've asked them to read Saul Alinsky, we've asked them to read the literature of the left so that you understand who the enemy is and what you're really up against.

GLENN: Yeah, it's not you know, it's not like tactics. You're not just looking at people who are tactics. That's why I bring up every time that it is a book dedicated to Lucifer. It's not just tactics. This is evil. This is stuff that is, you've got to understand what you're up against, not just how to play the game but what you're up against.

KIBBE: Yeah. It's the worst possible enemy, but I've got to tell you having spent the last two days in Ohio with Dick Army, I'm seeing a level of energy and a level of commitment and a rediscovery of American values like I've never seen before, and I've been doing grassroots organization for twenty years. And this is the only way we beat these guys. This is the only way we beat the organized left is if people pay attention, if people stay engaged. And it is a peaceful revolution that has to be that as well. But the only

GLENN: What do you think of the guy hang on. What is the guy's name, Stu, that was just saying or Pat, that was just saying, you know, we should have revolution? That, you know, violence if we don't win?

STU: Stephen Broden.

GLENN: Where is he from?

STU: Dallas. I don't know

GLENN: Oh, Stephen Broden, Pastor Stephen Broden said that?

STU: That is the name here it says.

GLENN: He's been on the show. Pastor Stephen Broden said that? That's crazy. That's crazy.

STU: Says, violent uprising is not the first option but it is on the table. Then it said he followed that up with, we have a constitutional remedy and the framers said that

GLENN: I know this guy. Stephen Broden, what are you thinking? That is that's outrageous. Matt, any thought on somebody saying that violence is not off the table?

KIBBE: We have to be aggressively vigilant in throwing those people out. We have to have zero tolerance for that. It is a recipe for everything that the left wants.

GLENN: My gosh. My gosh. This guy gets he understands who you're up against, too. Stephen Broden, if I'm not mistaken, if I'm thinking the right guy, it is Pastor Stephen Broden, right?

STU: Does say he's a pastor.

GLENN: This is the guy who gets it. He understands who these people are. And maybe that's why he's saying it. But Stephen, you are you are 180 degrees in the wrong you play right into their hands. Absolutely wrong. Can't stand with you on that. I can't stand with you at all if you are saying stuff like that.

All right, Matt, I appreciate it. I'm glad to hear that your servers are back and hopefully they will be pounded with donations today so you can have the money to continue to get the word out and get people into the voting booths. Thank you, sir.

KIBBE: Well, my message, my message to everyone is, I know you're tired, I know you're frustrated but stay focused until November 2nd. Take 24 hours, rest up, and on November 3rd we start all over again with the lame duck and making sure that this new political class actually keeps the promises that they made in the election.

GLENN: Yeah, I tell you we have a dangerous time in between when the congresses are switching out, but we also have Republicans going to try to coopt all of these other, these other people. And it needs to be the other way around. Matt Kibbe from FreedomWorks, thanks a lot. Go to Yesterday they were hacked into. They had a big promotion, spent a lot of money trying to get people to donate. Yesterday somebody hacked in at 6:55, set it up so when I did the commercial, the servers would shut down. Go donate today, will you, at 


We've heard a lot about critical race theory lately, and for good reason: It's a racist ideology designed to corrupt our children and undermine our American values. But most of what we see are the results of a process that has been underway for decades. And that's not something the mainstream media, the Democrat Party, and even teachers unions want you to know. They're doing everything in their power to try and convince you that it's no big deal. They want to sweep everything under the rug and keep you in the dark. To fight it, we need to understand what fuels it.

On his Wednesday night special this week, Glenn Beck exposes the deep-seated Marxist origins of CRT and debunks the claims that it's just a harmless term for a school of legal scholarship. Newsweek opinion editor Josh Hammer joins to argue why we must ban critical race theory from our schools if we want to save a very divided nation.

Watch the full "Glenn TV" episode below:

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On the radio program Monday, Glenn Beck blasted the Democrats — and anyone else on the left — who have been so eager to open our southern U.S. border for the past several months, but also willing to turn a blind eye to the Cuban people in need of help today.

"While we are welcoming people from any country, all over the world, without any kind of information, and setting them into our country, putting them on American planes paid for by American taxpayers," Glenn began. "And our Coast Guard Cutters are turning these [Cuban] people away. Shame on you! Shame on you!"

Glenn said that he's "sick and tired" of hearing about "brave" leftist activists like Colin Kaepernick, who protest the America flag while wearing Che Guevara and Fidel Castro t-shirts. Meanwhile, the Cuban people are risking their lives by taking to the sea to escape their oppressive regime and come to America.

"Anybody who glorifies Che doesn't know their ass from their elbow. You can't call them a human rights activist. You're protesting the American flag, because you so deeply believe in the right to be free? And yet, you wear a Che T-shirt?" Glenn said.

Glenn went on to argue that, even though the left has "bastardized" the meaning of our country, he still believes America is the best nation on Earth. In fact, he'd give up his citizenship "in a heartbeat" if another country could prove to be better, more noble, and more free. But no other nation exists like ours, he said, which is why it's so imperative we fight for freedom here, in Cuba, and around the world.

Watch the video clip below to hear Glenn explain:

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There's a new "reality" spreading, and the mere act of questioning it has become incredibly dangerous, Wall Street Journal investigative journalist Abigail Shrier told Glenn on the most recent episode of "The Glenn Beck Podcast."

Shrier's book, "Irreversible Damage: The Transgender Craze Seducing Our Daughters," exposes the radical gender activism that — like critical race theory — has overtaken our children's schools and culture. But even worse, she warned, it could end your parental rights for good.

Shrier made it clear she is by no means "anti-trans," but simply speaking up against the extremes of this new "reality" has made her enemy No. 1 to many activists. Her book has been bashed so hard by the Left that Target has stopped selling it twice, Amazon once banned ads for it, and the American Booksellers Association even called sending it to others "a serious, violent incident."

In the clip below, Shrier explained why she believes "there may be no hope for the public school system."

"You have teachers behaving like activists across the country who have no interest in actually teaching. They believe their job is to remake your child," she asserted. "We're seeing so much evidence of that, I think it's fair to say that it may be too deeply rooted in the ideology being taught in public school. I'm not sure that the public school system is redeemable at this point."

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What is actually in Texas' new GOP-led voting bill? Nearly every Texas House Democrat fled the state to block its passage, calling it racist and oppressive, and President Joe Biden backed them as well.

But Texas Gov. Greg Abbott (R) joined Glenn Beck on the radio program Friday to set the record straight and call out the lies: All of these claims are "completely false." He also explained his promise to "arrest" the Texas House Democrats when they return to the Lone Star State.

"What is in the bill is completely different than what they're saying, what Kamala Harris is saying, what President Biden is saying. What's in the bill actually increases the number of hours that people have to vote in the state of Texas. In the state of Texas, we have at least 12 days of early voting, and we are adding hours to those days. And on top of that, we are giving people time off from work to be able to vote. Bottom line, we're making it easier to vote in the state of Texas," Gov Abbott explained.

"In comparison, Delaware — the state that President Biden votes in — has exactly zero hours of early voting," he added. "That said, there is one thing that we're doing in the state of Texas, and that is we're making sure we tighten the reins on mail-in ballots that can lead to voter fraud. And it's not me saying that. It's a federal judge, appointed by Barack Obama, in Corpus Christi, Texas, who wrote in a legal opinion that voter fraud occurs, quote, in abundance as it concerns mail-in ballots. We know. Texans know. There is fraud in mail-in ballots in the state of Texas. It must be fixed. That's one thing we're trying to do. That being said, all these claims that we're denying people the right to vote and yada, yada, yada, are completely false."

Abbott went on to discuss the much-debated voter ID laws in Texas and to explain why Democrats insist on calling basic voter ID requirements "racist."

"When Democrats do not have truth on their side, they resort to one single word and that is 'racism' ... Texas implemented voter ID almost a decade ago, and when we went through that fight, what word did they use? Racism," he said. "Guess what? After Texas imposed voter ID requirements in the state of Texas, there have been more people voting and more people of color who went to vote. Voting didn't get harder. It got easier and more abundant in the state of Texas. And so, once again, Democrats have absolutely no legal standing, other than to say, 'racism.'"

Glenn asked Gov. Abbott to explain his pledge to "arrest" the Democratic lawmakers that fled once they return to Texas.

"Let me explain how this works. So, whenever there is a break of quorum, which is what is happening now — meaning there is not a sufficient number of people who are showing up to the Texas House of Representatives for the Texas House to engage in business. Whenever there's a quorum break like that, the House issues what's called a 'call on the House.' And when that happens, the sergeant-at-arms is authorized to work with the Texas Department of Public Safety, to — you can call it arrest, apprehend, whatever you want to call it — any of the members who are not in the Texas House of Representatives and bring them to the Texas House where they will be 'cabined' with no ability to leave the Texas House chamber, without a permission slip from the speaker."

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