Glenn interviews Don Imus



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GLENN: I mean, we really we're really going here? We're going here? From the Imus ranch record to Don Imus is here to tell us about to tell us about, I think this is I don't know what kind of scam this is, Don

IMUS: Scam, what does that mean? How do you start things with scam?

GLENN: Because I think that's what it is. I think this is some sort of scam. I don't know. This cancer camp, you're giving the kids cancer.

IMUS: By the way, walking in this 18,000 square feet that you have here in your radio fife Dom and talk about a scam, do we have enough pictures of you around what is that?

GLENN: Well, you know, sometimes you forgot who you are. You know?

IMUS: I mean, you know 18,000 square feet. You need some blackboard and some Kleenex.

GLENN: Wait a minute. How is this turning around on me here?

IMUS: I never heard you on the radio because I'm on WABC radio, as you probably know.

GLENN: And I'm on WOR radio.

IMUS: I do the morning show.

GLENN: Thank you. WOR thanks you for that.

IMUS: I haven't had a chance to listen to you.

GLENN: Sure.

IMUS: Are you on the AM dial, are you? How do you your TV, show, of course, I watch that all the time.

GLENN: Can you

IMUS: How does it translate to radio? How

GLENN: What the hell is this? We're here talking we're talking about



The Imus Ranch Record II

IMUS: Where are the black boards?

GLENN: We're talking about this scam of a record. I don't even know what it look. He gave this to me. Stop the music. I can't take it anymore. Don says to me I come into his television studio at the FOX Business Network, which is a cute little, it's a cute little network that you've it's a cute network you've got.

IMUS: Hey, listen, it's better than where I came from.

GLENN: I asked him before we went on the air, I said, what was the last time you were in somebody else's radio studio and he responded

IMUS: Al Sharpton's.

GLENN: And I hope that this interview goes as well. So

IMUS: What do I push to cough?

GLENN: The one that's marked cough.

IMUS: Okay. It didn't work.

GLENN: No. So, Don

IMUS: 50 million a year and he can't get a cough switch.

GLENN: Here's the thing, because we don't usually have people that come in with their own nursing staff.

IMUS: That's what I need. That's the truth.

Glenn: I was in the studio with him and he gave me this CD and he said, you're not going to listen to it. And I said, yes. I will. Now, here's the thing. Here's the truth. I wasn't going to listen to it by choice. I was going to listen to it because my wife likes country music

IMUS: Sure.

GLENN: So, I was going to give it to my wife and then I listen to whatever my wife puts on because I'm too

IMUS: I'm sure you do.

GLENN: Because I'm too beaten down to argue.

IMUS: Which number wife is this, by the way?

GLENN: It's 2.

IMUS: Oh, okay. I'm on my second.

GLENN: All right. Good for you. And yours is trying to kill you.

IMUS: Really? You're kidding.

GLENN: Oh, come on. (Laughter.) Oh, please. I have cancer. You know, here's what we do, Don, we don't treat it. We don't treat it with any kind of medicine. That's witch doctory.

IMUS: I looked in the closet. There's all these party hats and favors. I said, what's this for? Oh, don't worry about it.

GLENN: All right. So, I gave this to my wife and I said, Don gave this to me and she said, oh, and she put it on the counter and we haven't listened to it.

IMUS: You haven't listened it to?

GLENN: No, I haven't listened to it.

IMUS: It's a hit record.

GLENN: It is, like, the second best selling in

IMUS: Yeah, it was. It's in the top 10. So, it's a big record.

GLENN: And this is you got together and you said

IMUS: The premise is somebody came to me, Tracy Gershon. Names mean nothing, but he's Randy Travis' producer. I came to me and he said, five, six years ago, he said, why don't you come up with a bunch of songs and artists you like and we'll try to get them to do them and we'll put out a record. So, I did that with the first ranch record, which was a huge success.

GLENN: So this one can't this is obviously not doing as well which explains your appearance here.

IMUS: No. Why wouldn't I want aren't you on, like, 500 stations or something?

GLENN: Yeah, I know but, I mean, you're lowering your standards. You know that.

IMUS: No, I'm not. So, they said, let's do another one. Well, now the there's a record on this by Jamey Johnson. I suggested to him he do a cover of Meatloaf's 2 Out Of 3 Ain't Bad. It's a great record. It's a hit record itself on outlaw country and

GLENN: So now you are all the proceeds go to

IMUS: Don't talk over the vocal. Okay?

GLENN: I'll try not to. See, this is my first time hearing it.

(Music playing.)

GLENN: Okay. Now, how many people hang themselves after, (Laughter), because right now I'm thinking, Stu, bring me a chair and a rope, will you? All right. Well, there's a pick me up. I mean, that's a if you think you have cancer, you run out and get his CD right away. It's going to make you feel so much better.

IMUS: Notice I didn't deliver the second (Laughter) and put this on. (Laughter.) You are such a jerk. Oh, gosh that's a hit record. What are you talking about?

GLENN: I didn't get a chance to listen to too much of it. I'm going to save the rest of it for later, because that's

IMUS: I'm here to promote your book. Let me see how it's doing. I brought my iPad. I have Amazon. Broke is doing pretty well, No. 4.

GLENN: No. 4

IMUS: I wonder where O'Reilly's book is.

GLENN: This is what he does.

IMUS: No, no.

GLENN: Here he goes. Here he goes. Here he goes. He's trying to cause trouble. That's all he does.

IMUS: Glenn is No. 4. Let's scroll down.

GLENN: Bill was out, what, four weeks before me.

IMUS: Let's scroll down for Bill's. Oh, wow. It's way down here.

GLENN: See what I mean?

IMUS: Still scrolling, still scrolling. Oh, here it is. Pinheads and Patriots, No. 19. So

GLENN: How have you been successful pissing off everybody for, what, 300 years now?

IMUS: Sometimes it catches up with you. How did O'Reilly convince you to, other than money, because we now how greedy you are?

GLENN: Yes. That's me.

IMUS: How was he able to convince you to go on a do the speaking tour named after one of his dopey books? I kind of like that, by the way.

GLENN: I actually like Bill.

IMUS: I do, too.

GLENN: And it's never a stupid thing to get in stand next to the king. Do you know what I mean?

IMUS: Yeah.

Glenn: And he called me up and had the idea and I said, What's the name of it? And he said and I said, That's your book. I've got a book out.

IMUS: Do you call him the king?

GLENN: Don't you think he is? You don't think he's the king of cable?

IMUS: Okay. Well, fine, all right, but

GLENN: Well, no, no. Answer the question. You don't? If he's not the king of cable, who's the king of cable?

IMUS: I think there's two or three guys that might qualify for that.

GLENN: The king of cable?

IMUS: I think there could be you, there could be Hannity. You don't like Hannity, do you?

GLENN: There he goes again. I have no problem with Sean Hannity. I have no problem with Sean Hannity.

IMUS: Have you ever noticed that O'Reilly never introduces Hannity?

GLENN: This is this is

IMUS: Like the guy who comes on before

GLENN: This is the reason why almost everyone in the industry wants him destroyed. They're praying every night they get down and they're, like, Will you speed up the cancer thing and all?

IMUS: Like Cavuto, he says, you know, why would he say you're coming up? And then Bret Baier, doesn't he come on after you? He always references you, but

GLENN: He never references me.

IMUS: He doesn't?

GLENN: No, no. Are you asleep or are you asleep by 6:00 o'clock or out at the old people's cafe eating, you know, the early bird specials?

IMUS: That's at 3:00 o'clock we have dinner. Then we try to get the gravy off our clothes.

GLENN: Let me tell you this. Let me tell you a story.

IMUS: A voice of wisdom, by the way.

GLENN: I know. It's a fascinating story, especially the way you tell it. When you, when you fell off the horse years ago, you were

IMUS: Can I explain something to you, bucko? I didn't fall off the horse. You make it sound like I'm on a pony ride at Disney World. I got bucked off a horse.

GLENN: No. You were at a pony ride at some cancer camp and one of the sick kids, you were, like, hold the rope. Walk a little faster! And then the pony bucked you off and you I don't know. What's the question?

GLENN: The question is, Pat and I, Pat and I have been together for years. Pat and I

IMUS: Do you know why Pat's here? The money. Look at that. That's it.

GLENN: That's it. I don't even know if Pat's here for the money. Pat's questioning himself every day, why the hell am I here?

PAT: I wish I knew why I was here.

GLENN: Do you remember what we did?

PAT: Yeah. I think we sent

GLENN: We sent a huge I don't know floral bouquet with a very nice note.

PAT: They were competitors at the time.

GLENN: Nothing from you, nothing.

IMUS: The engineers at FAM, where I was at the time, they sent flowers to the horse.

(Laughter.)

IMUS: Anyway.

GLENN: Well, Don, the Imus Ranch Record 2.

IMUS: It's available everywhere.

GLENN: Tell me who is on it. Cheap trick is play Cut 4.

IMUS: Imus Ranch Record, proceeds for kids with cancer.

GLENN: Seriously.

IMUS: It's a great record. This is a great record. It's not Elvis, but Elvis is dead.

(Music playing.)

GLENN: This is Cheap Trick. So, when you're swinging this is the fourth track? You're swinging now from the rope there. You're just swinging back and forth.

IMUS: You're this is not helping me.

GLENN: You may have thought to yourself, I should have waited for Cheap Trick. Then again you might have thought to yourself, No. This isn't worth waiting for.

IMUS: We're not doing the eye scam now? Are you still going blind?

GLENN: Really? The eye scam? Is that what it is?

IMUS: Are you still going blind, by the way?

GLENN: I still have the same condition, yeah, macular

IMUS: When does it kick in? When do we get the dog and the piano?

GLENN: Play cut 12.

IMUS: What is that?

GLENN: Delbert McClinton.

IMUS: This is great.

GLENN: You said the last two were great. For the love of do you know what you are? You're my grandfather. You're my grandfather in his old 1971 truck playing the country and western.

(Music playing.)

GLENN: You don't play this for the kids, do you? Do any of the kids look at you and go, please, I'm dying, too. I've got cancer.

IMUS: Play Cut 11. This is the official ranch song that we make all of the kids I swear to God learn the lyrics to. You've got to listen for

GLENN: Isn't spending the summer with you enough punishment?

IMUS: It could be amusing or it could not. Good story. A Warren Zevon song.

GLENN: What do you do to these kids?

(Music playing.)

IMUS: The kids learn the words to this.

GLENN: They're praying for death.

IMUS: That's the official Imus Ranch for Kids with Cancer ranch song.

GLENN: He's not kidding.

IMUS: No, I am not kidding. I'm not kidding at all.

GLENN: You have a bunch of eight years old all singing about strung out on cancer?

IMUS: No. They're between 11 and 17.

GLENN: That's your personal business and I don't think we need to talk about it. Lets take a quick break.

Apparel company The North Face recently stated that it would no longer make jackets for oil and gas companies because it doesn't want to be associated with the fossil fuel industry. In response, Colorado-based oil and gas company Liberty Oilfield Services rented full billboard ads to remind The North Face of the truth: "Globally, 60% of all clothing fibers are made out of oil and gas. For North Face, it is likely 90% or more."

Liberty CEO Chris Wright joined Glenn Beck on the radio program Tuesday to discuss just how much of our economy — beyond outdoor apparel and energy — wouldn't exist in a world without fossil fuels. And he warns that many companies are now deeming this truth to be "controversial."

"I have been for years, trying to get a real, honest dialogue about energy going," Chris told Glenn. "So we took this opportunity to point out that North Face jackets are ... almost completely made out of oil and gas. How can you choose not to associate with the essential material your equipment [is] made out of? So we put a billboard up ... the billboard says, 'That North Face puffer looks good on you. And it was made from fossil fuels.'"

"Most billboard companies did not want to run that billboard. They thought it was controversial," he added. "And Facebook put a hold on our brief video just saying the jacket looks good, this is what it's made out of. In today's world, that is controversial."

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During a lecture at the Yale School of Medicine's Child Study Center, a New York City-based psychiatrist told students and faculty that she fantasizes about "unloading a revolver into the head of any white person that got in my way," among several other shockingly race-hating statements.

In April, Dr. Aruna Khilanani — a New York-based forensic psychiatrist and psychoanalyst — delivered the talk called "The Psychopathic Problem of the White Mind" virtually as part of the Yale School of Medicine's "Child Study Center Grand Rounds," a lecture program for "trainees in child psychiatry, psychology, and social work, faculty, clinicians, and scientists."

On the radio program Monday, Glenn Beck shared several quotes from an audio recording of the lecture provided by Bari Weiss, a former opinion writer and editor for the New York Times.

Here are a few of Khilanani's statements from the audio:

  • "This is the cost of talking to white people at all. The cost of your own life, as they suck you dry. There are no good apples out there. White people make my blood boil."
  • "I had fantasies of unloading a revolver into the head of any white person that got in my way, burying their body, and wiping my bloody hands as I walked away relatively guiltless with a bounce in my step. Like I did the world a f***ing favor."
  • "White people are out of their minds. And they have been for a long time."
  • "White people feel that we are bullying them when we bring up race. They feel that we should be thanking them for all that they have done for us. They are confused, and so are we. We keep forgetting that directly talking about race is a waste of our breath."
  • "We are asking a demented, violent predator who thinks that they are a saint or a superhero, to accept responsibility. It ain't gonna happen. They have five holes in their brain. It's like banging your head against a brick wall. It's just like sort of not a good idea."

"We must take a stand. We must speak out, because this is evil," Glenn said in response to Khilanani's shocking lecture. "I don't care who you voted for, you know this is evil."

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The prices of our houses and food are already rising fast, but they will skyrocket to record highs if we don't fix the problem soon. So what's causing the inflation?

On the radio program this week, Glenn Beck said he doesn't believe it's the fault of our loggers, farmers, or truckers — many of them are really struggling. But the big corporations that control these industries are making record profits, all while the Biden administration is making some very odd decisions that could make the crises even worse.

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The crisis at the border continues to worsen, with the U.S. Border Patrol recently releasing some shocking statistics that illuminate just how bad the situation has become. But Texas Governor Greg Abbott (R) is doing everything he can to prevent any additional unlawful crossings into the Lone Star State.

Abbott joined Glenn Beck on the radio program Wednesday to describe recent action he has taken to ensure that those who do cross into Texas illegally know they came to the "wrong state."

After noting that both President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris "have completely abandoned post as it concerns the Texas border," Abbott explained how "Texas is stepping up" to combat the flood of dangerous gangs and cartels, human traffickers and drugs he says are pouring into border communities.

"Beginning in March, I deployed a thousand Texas Department of Public Safety officers to the border. I deployed the National Guard to the border. And they made well over a thousand arrests of some of these criminals we talked about. They've apprehended more than 33,000 illegal immigrants coming across the border." Abbott said. "But because of the way the Biden administration has abandoned the border, we are now elevating our game. What I did yesterday, in response to more than a dozen counties along the border ... I granted their request for a disaster declaration," he added.

Abbott went on to describe how his disaster declaration gives Texas the authority to toughen penalties for lawbreakers, including criminal trespassing, smuggling, and human trafficking.

"We're going to begin arresting everybody coming across the border and charging them with criminal trespass and putting them in jail. They are coming in here, thinking they'll get the Biden free-ride, and go wherever they want to go. Not in the state of Texas. We'll start arresting them right and left, and putting them behind bars, and saying they came in to the wrong state."

Asked by Glenn if he is prepared for the inevitable "media onslaught", Abbott simply answered, "We're prepared to see a reduction in the number of people coming across the border — because Texas is enforcing the law, period."

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