Glenn Beck: Will you be a burden or a shelter?


GLENN:

This is one of those things I ask you to go with me on but I want to talk to you

about a real change of course and a real direction. I believe that I have hit my

maximum footprint. We have about 30 million people that listen and watch and

read every single month. We have 30 million people within the Glenn Beck

footprint. That's one tenth of the American population. I have been telling you

that these things were coming. I have been ringing the bell as hard as I can. I

have pledged my life, my fortune and my sacred honor over the last five years,

and you have, too. And you have been here. And last hour I did an opening

monologue and tonight we'll show you the video. It is, it's stunning. It's

stunning what happened just over the weekend, the things that we have said were

coming are now here. And I have been thinking lately about, you know, where do I

go from here. And where I go from here is grassroots. Where I go from here is,

quite honestly, away from New York City. Where I go from here is into real life.

I am the answers don't lie in New York City, they don't lie in Chicago, they are

not in Washington, D.C. They are at your home and your town hall and your

community. They life within your own life. And that's where our problems are and

that's where the solutions are. So I want to start with something that you

people say what does the average person do, Glenn? What do I do? Because I don't

have a lot of money and et cetera, et cetera. And I've told you food storage. I

can't tell you, it may sound ridiculous to you but I can't tell you how

important it is. And you will hear let me tell you something. You will hear my

words ring in your head. Do not be the person that said, oh, jeez, I wish I

would have listened to him. Get food storage. Now, if you don't know how to do

that I told my wife last night, do you know who bought up just tons of land in

Brazil for sugar? George Soros. Isn't that weird? I told my wife last night, I

said, buy sugar, honey. Buy sugar. Buy flour. These things are going to staples

are going to become extraordinarily expensive. Look at this. I don't know if you

guys saw this, but the classic Thanksgiving dinner? This is a chart, and I'll

hold it up for the Insiders but if you look at this, it shows that in 1986 the

price of a classic Thanksgiving dinner pick it up on 3. There it is. The classic

Thanksgiving dinner. And you'll see that it's pretty much flat line because

that's adjusted for inflation. If you don't adjust for inflation, here's the

cost. And inflation really is just inflating the money. That's all they are

doing is they are inflating the money.

PAT: It's like the cost of buying the Twelve Days of Christmas gifts?

GLENN: Yes.

PAT: You know where the calling birds went out? I mean, that's

GLENN: You can't even

PAT: I mean, that's, you know, turtle doves, you can't even get a good turtle

dove anymore. You can't.

GLENN: Don't even talk to me about the pipers piping.

STU: I've been trying to get the lords a leaping for a while.

PAT: They're expensive.

STU: They are out of my price range.

PAT: You know why? You know why they are expensive? Unions. Union members.

STU: Union leapers?

GLENN: Communists? Communist union members?

PAT: The lords, they are all communists union members who make about $72,000 a

day.

GLENN: All right. Pipe down! All right, so here's the thing. Costs are going up.

People say how do I afford it? "Glenn, I'm on the line now." The average person

now, this isn't obviously everybody. The average person and I cannot believe

this has $20,000 to $25,000 worth of excess stuff in their house. Now

PAT: That's hard to believe.

GLENN: That is really hard to believe. My wife and I went through our house this

weekend and we put sticky notes on everything we're going to sell.

PAT: You're not including, like, furniture that you actually sit on, TVs you

use, that kind of stuff?

GLENN: No, we did.

PAT: You are including that?

GLENN: No, no, no. No, no, no. Not stuff you

PAT: Stuff you're using or stuff that you're not using?

GLENN: Some stuff you use and stuff but you don't need. You know, it's extra

stuff. It's like, you know what, we don't need this, you know. But mainly it's

stuff you don't use.

PAT: Okay.

GLENN: You know where we found a lot of stuff? In boxes in the basement.

PAT: Oh, yeah. Oh, yeah.

GLENN: And in, like, cupboards. Stuff you've got in the back of the cupboard and

you're like, I forgot we even had this. You know what I mean? We found stuff

this weekend that we had just put away from another move and we're just like, I

don't even remember having this. It's like you got a whole new set of stuff.

PAT: Yeah.

GLENN: And so what we did is we put sticky notes on everything and we are going

to put it up on Upillar and we're selling it. And what I'm selling it for is

probably different than what you're selling it for. I'm going to encourage you

to do this right now. I want you to talk to your spouse tonight, and I want you

to go through your stuff. And your husband or your wife is going to think you're

crazy. I don't really care anymore. I don't care what anybody thinks of me

anymore. You think I'm crazy? Fine. Woo hoo, great, make fun of me. I mean,

stand in line on that one.

What I'm asking you to do is sell it, for one of three reasons. Go through and

find out what truly is meaningful in your life. Find out what you need. We've

got so much crap. We have so much clutter. We have so much materialism in our

lives that it clutters.

For instance, I am trying to convince my wife right now, and me, get rid of the

cellphones. Now, this is really no, no, no, I know this is really, really

bizarre and most people can't do this, but I want to get rid of them because I

don't want the electronics in the house.

PAT: You never use yours anyway.

GLENN: I know.

PAT: You might as well get rid of it.

GLENN: I know, but my wife uses it and I call her on hers all the time. We leave

them in the car or something else. I don't want all the distractions in the

house. I don't want them with the kids. I just don't want them.

STU: That's legitimate to try to keep them out of the house obviously. You know,

they're great for emergencies, there's uses for them.

GLENN: Yeah, yeah, and that's why I'm saying I have different reasons for it.

I'm not saying, you know, don't have a cellphone. That's ridiculous. But get all

these things that were supposed to make our lives easier have made them more

complex.

STU: Well, you've seen those Windows, the Windows phone commercials they have

been airing lately which is their entire ad campaign is if you get a Windows

phone, you'll get off the phone faster. Like we'll give you all your updates on

one page and I mean, I don't know if it's any good but that's their pitch to

you. It's what they are seeing in people is that they want to get off the phone

and start reconnecting with actual people.

GLENN: Yeah.

STU: That are near you.

GLENN: We have to do that. So anyway, you can what I want you to do is I want

you to go through your house. Because if you have let's say you have $5,000

worth of stuff in your house that you just don't use. You've got sitting it's a

gift somebody gave you. Get rid of it. And here's why. One, pay off your bills.

If you had $5,000 worth of stuff sitting in your house that you don't use, if

you could get rid of it and you could raise $5,000, could you pay off your

credit card? Could you pay down your debt? What could you do with it?

Two, if you had $5,000 and you had paid down your debt, how about food storage?

Could you use $5,000 do you know what you could buy with $5,000 for food

storage? Enormous. Enormous amount.

PAT: You get a year's supply for five people.

GLENN: That's enormous. Pay it off and get your food storage. People have been

asking me, "Glenn, we want answers. What do we do?" Politically? Politically

it's in Broke. All of the answers that took us a year, over a year to do. Well,

this stuff has taken me about a year to come up with as well and this is just

the beginning. First step, get rid of your stuff. Sell it. The stuff you don't

use, sell it and pay down your debt and do food storage. I would do food storage

first.

The third option for people who are in my situation is I have found a town in

Ohio, and I will tell you about it in the coming days, but I want to recreate

George Bailey's It's A Wonderful Life at the end, that end scene. And my wife

and I have found a food pantry that is really struggling. And I mean, these guys

puts their hands on the shelves every day and pray on these shelves and say,

Lord, help us fill these shelves. Well, I don't know what the Lord's doing but I

know what we're doing, and we're going to help. And we are going to raise money

out of our own stuff and we're going to help other people with it. I'm going to

try to lead by some example here and show that we can help each other out, and

we can do it without really hurting ourselves at all. Helping ourselves. It's

good for us. It's good for me to get rid of this crap in my life and it is good

for the other end. So will you join me on this? I will give you more details.

I'm going to post it on

Upillar. It will probably be up there by next week. I'm going to post all my

stuff on Upillar and there's some great stuff. And I mean, there's some stuff

there that, I mean, there's some stuff there that is, you know, one of a kind

of, you know

PAT: Did you put the Pujols bat up?

GLENN: No, I didn't. I didn't do that.

PAT: Oh, I see.

GLENN: No, I didn't.

PAT: That's something you need! That's something you need, is it, Mr. Beck?

GLENN: There are a few things that my wife said no to and that was one of them.

I did put our pool table up, made just for my family. It says made for the Beck

family. Put that up. I love the pool table. My wife's like, which was the last

time you played pool? And I'm like, okay, it's been about a year and a half, but

I love it. And she's like, pool table is going. I said, and the pool table goes,

the brand new beautiful exercise equipment that we had to have, good stuff, it's

been used about three times. Gone! And I am happy about it.

STU: Isn't this just an excuse for, like, wives to be able to nag over things

they don't like?

GLENN: Oh, no, no, no. No, no, because it's like, oh, really? That's going? Do

you know what else is going? This is going. "I like that." You never use it.

STU: This is sort of like a trade war.

GLENN: It is, it is. It's great. It's really great. It was very liberating this

weekend. So please talk to your spouse about doing that. And we'll give you some

more information as we continue to move on.

 

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.