Glenn Beck: Miracles do happen




America's First Christmas on Dec 15th in Wilmington, Ohio - Learn more...

GLENN: Let me go to Todd in Ohio. Hello, Todd.

CALLER: Hey, Glenn. I just wanted to thank you for encouraging us to teach our family about our teach our kids about the history of our I'm sorry. I'm nervous.

GLENN: Don't be.

CALLER: Well, when I was a kid, my dad used to take me to the Clymer family reunion and, you know, I enjoyed but I never really thought a whole lot bit and pretty much almost dismissed it and then started hearing you talk about our founders and the Clymer reunion is a reunion of the descendants of George Clymer who was the signer of both the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution, one of the six that did that. And I started telling my kids the stories about George Clymer and, you know, and I just wanted to make sure that our family history lived beyond my own because my dad passed away in 2001 and so I started telling my kids the stories and I forward looking my son to Independence Hall in Philadelphia and to the national archives in DC to he could see where they were signed. They saw the actual document and like I said, my dad passed away in '01 and I just wanted to thank you for encouraging us to do that.

GLENN: Thank you, Todd .

CALLER: For another generation, but I own a small business in Maineville, Ohio, and

GLENN: Wait, wait, wait. In Wilmington Ohio?

CALLER: No. I'm in Maineville, Ohio, is where they were, but we had a fire and we relocated to Wilmington, Ohio, and I had heard that you were coming to Wilmington and I just wanted to talk to you about the amazing people that are there.

GLENN: Yeah.

CALLER: June 30th, 6:00 o'clock in the morning I got phone call. Our business of 15 years where we make Mustang parts for the Ford Mustang was on fire and it destroyed our entire building. We lost all of our inventory and all of our supplies and my wife and I were standing there after the fire trucks left and there's an incredible silence when you're standing there alone and we just looked at each other like, what we going to do now? And a lot of people, I think, would probably turn to the government or ask for a handout or something like that, but we had gotten into a church that surrounded us when we needed it and they came out and took care of our kids while we were out there in the morning trying to rescue whatever was left and then my friend from church brought our kids out to the shop and I was, quite frankly, almost too embarrassed and ashamed because as a dad, didn't know how I was going to provide for my family and my daughter looked up and me said, Dad, it's going to be all right. Kind of like you, I feel like you're bluffing through parenthood and I looked at her kind of thinking, gosh, you promise? And we ended up before we even moved out all of our products that was left, our molds, to another building, I got a phone call from a guy from my church. He said, I've got a line on a building for you. I'm thinking, I'm covered in soot at the moment. Can I call you tomorrow? And I did and he ended up he had heard what had happened. He asked himself, what can actually said a prayer, said, what's one thing I can do to help Todd and it came to him he's going to need a building and he got in his Rolodex and called a guy named Brent Dixon in Wilmington, Ohio, and I had never been there before. It's only a half hour away and I hard about all of the DHL issues and how rough it was supposed to be and when I went up there, I was amazed at the peace in that town. It doesn't match the story. I mentioned it to my wife. I was, like, there is something about this place. And I met with the owner of the building and it turns out 20 years ago he had had a fire and his building burned down and he just wanted to help us and he actually let us move in on nothing but a handshake and I just wanted people to know about Wilmington. I'm learning about it myself and it's just an amazing place.

GLENN: I will tell you, Todd, what it is, if you haven't found it yourself, it is the power of prayer. That is still a community that still has a lot of Quaker influence in it and these are people that have not lost touch with God or the values that we used to have. I haven't been out there myself, but every single staff member I think we've had about 10 or 15 of my staff out there now getting ready for this event on next Wednesday and every single one of them that come back say, "I didn't want to come back. I just wanted to live there." And these are some of these are hard core New Yorkers, I've never lived out of New York, I love New York and they will all call or come back and say, I didn't want to come back. It's fantastic.

CALLER: I grew up in a small town in Ohio and moved to Cincinnati, Ohio, to go to college and thought I would never want to be in a small town ever again and when I went out of to Wilmington, you was just it was just such a peaceful place. It is Bedford Falls in a lot of ways, you know.

GLENN: Yeah.

CALLER: I haven't been there that long, but I love the place. It's a half hour drive. I went from a two minute drive to work to a half hour drive and I remember thinking, gosh, I'm not going to like this very much, but I love every minute of it. It's a beautiful countryside and you get into town and it's just an amazing place with people that aren't going to give up. Just like us. We're not giving up. We're looking to re we're about 90% back up on our feet. It took us five months to do it, but our goal is to grow our business this year and hopefully hire some people from Wilmington.

GLENN: Todd, can I make a recommendation to you? You can go online or you can find in it books, but you can probably find a version of the story online. Look up Thomas Edison and look up towards the end of his life. This is when he was inventing the movie projector and, I mean, he was he was into everything. I still I think he still holds more patents than anybody else in American history. He's an amazing guy. He was in New Jersey and one night his whole complex burns to the ground. He loses everything, all of his experiments, all of his notes, everything, and they work through the night to put the fire out and I'm trying to remember who it was that saw him at the end. It was one of his friends that saw him at the end of the night and he had soot all over him and everything else and his friend expected him to be just devastated, because he lost everything, lost I mean, can you imagine all of the experiments and all of the things that you were halfway in the middle of doing and all of your notes, everything gone. I don't even think he had insurance at the time. And he lost everything and his friend said, Tom, what are you going to do? And I'm paraphrasing. It's been a while since I've read the story, but the story goes that he got up on his kitchen table and said, "Well, right now I'm just going to take a quick nap because we have a lot to do tomorrow." And he just he slept on his kitchen table and started the next day and just and the employees were all devastated and he's, like, "Don't worry about it. We're going to be fine. Let's just keep going." And they started to they did exactly when you're doing. They just moved in several different places until he could rebuild everything, but he eventually rebuilt everything and he continued to be one of the leaders of American industry and American thought for the rest of his life. It's an amazing story. You should read it because I think you would connect with it .

CALLER: My crew all gathered around and helped us rebuild. My family came together. It's amazing because you would think that it would have been completely devastating and it was in a lot of ways, but there's miracles that happen I could tell you that would make your hair stand on end. I mean, I had rifts in my family, extended family that had healed like, 10 years we hadn't spoken. Because of this fire, we're having our first Christmas together this year in 10 years our whole family is going to be together. You know, it's like I could list many things that have happened because of that fire and that's what it took for my family to get back together, I'm okay with that.

GLENN: Todd, hang on the phone because I just want to get some information from you because I would like to talk to you next week when we're in Wilmington .

CALLER: I would love to.

GLENN: Okay. Hold on just a second. Let's get some information from Todd. We are going to be in Wilmington. I invite you to come. The town is preparing for your arrival and I've told them there could be 2,000 people there, there could be 10,000. I don't know how many people will show up, but this is a town that lost 7500 jobs out of 12,000 people and they're struggling, but it is a fantastic town and they have so much to teach the rest of the country because they're survivors. So, come and to do your holiday shopping in Wilmington, Ohio, next Wednesday and I'll be there all day long, starting in the morning until late at night. Bring your family and enjoy the day.

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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