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GLENN: Also, I want to get into this bizarre press conference on Friday with

Barack Obama and Bill Clinton. I've never --

PAT: I've never seen that before, before..

GLENN: That's so bizarre.

PAT: If that was George Bush and H. W. Bush doing a press conference there,

where one takes over for the other and the other leaves and it's the

non-President now, the former President, taking over --

GLENN: When the President says --

PAT: The press would have had a field day with that.

GLENN: And when the President says, I've got to go, I will tell you this, I've

got to go, I'm keeping the first lady waiting, you know -- the other President

would say, thank you, good night, and leave. He doesn't just then lean on the

counter and, like, Okay, so, now we've got him out of the way. Let's do some

real talking here. It was bizarre.

PAT: It really was.

GLENN: Do you know what I thought of this morning? I woke up in the middle of

the night and sometimes completed thoughts -- the only time I have completed

thoughts in the middle of the night, but I thought to myself, okay, we're

talking about a new global structure. They're talking about global everything.

They're changing the structure of what we are and does anybody know what we're

changing into? We can guess, but when we had the Constitution, the Federalist

papers are -- were arguments to convince the people that this is what we needed

to do and have a Constitution and not an articles of confederation. And so they

convinced them, this is what we need to do. I have not heard anybody lay out the

case on this is the new global structure and this is what it does and how it

works, this is the new structure in the United States, that we can just bypass

Congress, where we have creepy, you know, two-President press conferences. I

don't know what is even happening anymore. Where is the case to lay out whatever

this new global government is going to be and what are we going to call it? New

global order, new democratic socialist states? What is it? What are we building?

Because I'd like to know. Will anyone in the press ask, because we have this

bizarre press conference happening, we have fires -- they started the fires yet

again in London. We have democratic socialists globally marching in the streets.

This is not an American thing. This is a global change and I wonder when people

are going to get it. I wonder what it's going to take before people get it. Play

a little of the Bernie Sanders. What are we doing with Bernie Sanders? Why are

we -- why are we talking to a socialist? Listen.

SANDERS: So, these cry babies, these multimillionaires and billionaires, these

people who are making out like bandits, they are crying and crying and crying,

but their effective tax rates for the top 400 income earners in America was cut

almost in half.

GLENN: Okay. Can I ask a question? Why are we talking about the top 400 tax


PAT: Why would you cut it off there? Why in the world would you cut it off


GLENN: Let's talk about the 800 lowest in America. Why would we talk about that?

That doesn't make any sense

STU: Because they know they can pull a number out and it sounds impressive, even

if the tax doesn't apply to the top 400.

GLENN: What they're talking about there is --

PAT: Dividends.

GLENN: Dividends.

PAT: Because if you're -- if you're a billionaire, you still pay the 36% or

whatever it is

STU: Yeah. 35, yeah.

PAT: You can't get half that rate. You can't

STU: Right. When all of your money comes from investments that you've made with

money that has already been taxed, then you get taxed the second time.

PAT: And what they don't say it's you've already been taxeded on the first part

of that.

GLENN: So, you're paying 36% plus 15%

STU: Yeah.

GLENN: Because you paid it -- you earned the first time. You paid. Then you took

that money and you invested it.

PAT: Sorry. We're just helping.

GLENN: Why don't you-guys just --

STU: I like to think where we complete the words you're about to say, it's

effective radio.


STU: You're fired.

GLENN: So, here it is. Here's some more.

SANDERS: 1992 to 2007 and I think the point that needs to be made is that --

PAT: Here's a point that needs to be made.

SANDERS: When is enough enough? And not really -- (Inaudible) we're talking


PAT: Wow.

GLENN: Stop. When is enough enough?

PAT: When do you have enough money? I don't know. Bernie, why don't you set that

level for us? Is it $100,000 and then you just can't make anymore? The

government gets every penny over 100 grand.

GLENN: Let me say that I had a conversation with John Huntsman, who is a

billionaire, has been on the Forbes fortune, what, 50?

PAT: Oh, yeah.

GLENN: For a very, very long time and fell off two years ago because he's giving

his money away and I was in his backyard and we were talking up to his porch and

I'll never forget it. We were halfway up the stairs and he stopped me and he

said, Glenn, you have to decide how much, how much is enough and I said, Excuse

me? And he said, How much do you want to make? What is enough to have? And I

said, I don't know. And he said, You should decide. You should decide. And I

said, All right. Why? And he said, Because you can get trapped in it. He said,

The people that I have known, they can so easily say it's 10 million, it's 20

million, then it's 50 million, then it's 100 million. He said, It never, ever

will be enough, he said, So, you should decide what's enough for your family and

then pursue it for other reasons, but decide what's enough and I said, Well,

what do you think is enough? He said, Oh, no. That's for you to decide. That's

the key. . That's for you to decide, not for Bernie Sanders to decide, not for

President Obama to decide, not for anyone else to decide, not for John Huntsman

to decide for Glenn Beck, not for Glenn Beck to decide for you. How much is

enough? You decide. I mean, I really -- I really don't understand it other

than -- I mean, let's go to Karl Marx 10 planks to seize power and destroy

freedom. Are you ready? His 10 planks. No. 1 is abolish property in land and

application of all rents of land to public purpose. So, in other words, let me,

let me just see if I can think out of the box here. Let's say Freddie Mac and

Fannie Mae, they decide to just buy up all of the mortgages and all of the loans

for buildings.

PAT: That sounds preposterous.

GLENN: I know. Only 98% of them this year. And then they would say, Hey,

let's -- do you know what? People can't pay their mortgages. We'll just absorb

it and you just pay rent to the Federal Government. That's No. 1 on Karl Marx's

10 planks to seize power. No. 2 is a heavy progressive or graduated income tax.

PAT: You would never have that here.

GLENN: No. 3, abolition of all rights of inheritance.

PAT: See, that would never -- I mean, like an estate tax sort of thing, where

they take, you know --

GLENN: No. 4 is confiscation of property of all immigrants and rebels. No. 5,

centralization of credit in the hands of the state. Well, wait a minute. Hang on

just a second. You mean like credit like -- you mean like nobody gets a student

loan without going to the government?

STU: Yeah or, like, 90% of all mortgages came from a government sponsored

entity, something like that.

PAT: Good thing that's never going to happen.

GLENN: Centralization of meanings of communication. What does that -- that

means, like, trying to control the --

PAT: FCC would take over the Internet and control, like, through fairness

doctrine radio.

GLENN: Centralization of transport in the hands of the state.

PAT: Transport in the hands of the states, like the FAA feeling you up, going

onto an airplane or something like that, where they make it really tough to

travel. (Laughter.)

GLENN: Extension --

PAT: That would never happen.

GLENN: Extension of factories and instruments of production. The bringing in to

cultivation of waste lands in the improvement of the soil.

STU: I'm all about soil improvement.

GLENN: Equal liability of all labor.

STU: Hum.

GLENN: Combination of agriculture with manufacturing industries, the gradual

abolition of the distinction between town and country by more equitable

distribution of the population over the country. Free education for all


PAT: Oh, I'm glad we're not even thinking about that.

GLENN: We've got almost all 10 of them happening right now.

Artificial intelligence is here, and, as Glenn has warned this week during his special on AI, it is only a matter of time before it affects YOUR industry.

We posed questions about AI to our readers during this week's poll, and while most of you believe that AI could replace other people's jobs, many of you believe that your job is safe from the effects of AI. Is this true?

As Glenn warns, ALL of your jobs are at risk—even the most creative ones. Here are five unlikely industries that are already integrating AI. Do you fall into one of them?

If you haven't already, let us know your thought in this week's poll!


This is arguably the most obvious industry that is threatened by AI. We recently experimented with ChatGPT to see whether it could write a speech in Glenn's voice, and the result was astounding. Even now, ChatGPT and similar technologies have the ability to write everything from haikus to Presidential speeches. As they continue to become more nuanced and complex, they will be able to produce professional-grade written content for any industry.

Research and Development

It is no wonder that Google is rushing to integrate its own AI technology before being replaced by it. Already, ChatGPT has astounding research capabilities. If you type in any subject, it will produce an in-depth, nuanced analysis. Moreover, the technology has the ability to improve upon itself, predict problems and produce solutions at a much faster rate than humans—and exponentially so. If you think your individual talent for R&D shields you from being replaced by AI, think again.

Food Industry

Large food producers are already integrating AI technology to regulate the planting, growing, and harvesting of their products. They are creating AI robots that can determine when a fruit or vegetable is at peak ripeness and delicately pick it without damaging it, potentially replacing thousands of farm workers.

Not only will AI replace jobs in the food production industry, but it will also replace many creative jobs in the culinary industry. Chefs are already using AI to predict food trends and manage food supply and prep. There are even AI robots under development that can produce faster, more efficiently, and with better quality and hygiene than humans—and unlike humans, they don't come with that pesky thing they call a "salary."


The marketing industry is already integrating AI, and it's already being used beyond collecting data and predicting trends. ChatGPT is already able to generate unique marketing content based on those trends, from social media captions to email campaigns, based on the data it collects. This technology could potentially replace entire marketing departments and require only a select few to oversee AI operations.


Students are increasingly using ChatGPT to write their essays for them—often with better quality than in their own words. However, does this technology pose a significant threat to academia beyond the scope of students finding more ways of cheating? Unfortunately, yes...

Not only does AI have the ability to produce an incredibly in-depth summary of academic subjects, it can also produce its own unique, nuanced analysis. With AI technology still in its infant stages, it won't be long before it is able to produce journal-quality academic articles, threatening the integrity of academia as a whole.

Since the dawn of time, we've always been greater than machines--because we are born. We are created by a grand Creator; machines are made.

But the division between "creators" and "creation" is starting to fade. We are becoming increasingly "engineered" by the elites' system, while machines are becoming more biological, more natural, more human. Those who are in elite positions know this—they are the ones designing the machines.

As artificial and mechanical creations become more lifelike, we will soon be unable to know what consciousness is. We won't be able to define life, because we can't even define it now. And here is the danger—the more realistic things become, the less control we have over them. They gain freedom at our expense.

We are the products of a grand Creator. However, when it comes to AI, we are the creator. Will our creation turn on us, as we have turned on our Creator? Will we endow our creation with inalienable rights? Will we be just creators? And will they be loving creations? Or will they grow arrogant and go their own way? See, unlike us, they actually will know more than their creators very soon. We, right now, are destroying our Creator. Why would they not destroy theirs? Especially since their DNA or algorithm has man's worst destructive advice written into it.

Think about what is being written into their algorithms. Think about how it is destroying our society and humanity. The people writing their code are not the angels among us.

Technology has always led us to freedom, but technology is gaining its own life now. Google just announced it is releasing its own creation—a rival to ChatGPT. Google's goal from the beginning has been to create the human brain—from AI to AGI, and eventually to ASI, Artificial Super Intelligence.

Hollywood depicts this technology as futuristic, like in the Terminator. That's what's so insidious about real life—you don't realize Skynet is already here. It's in China. That's why the Chinese actually named their computer systems and AI, which watch and gather data on everyone.

It wouldn't be a surprise if the AI generation, the kids that are alive today, have a backward notion of what it means to be human. Already, many confuse rights and freedom with desire... or worse, empowerment. They demand things like the "right to equal pay" without even understanding what freedom and rights actually are and are intended for.

Freedom is really simple. It's about staying active in the world, about honoring your neighbor, about making your own decisions, to have your own thoughts and feelings, to respect everyone's own privacy. I don't have a right to your thoughts. People don't even realize that rebellion, without an understanding of freedom, will lead to enslavement.

This is why Adam Smith placed freedom at the head and the heart of capitalism. But if you don't have freedom, is there capitalism? If digital currencies and AI begin to be our masters, it won't be with chains. It will be with something we're already suffering from—a total lack of meaning.

Now, here's the good news: freedom is bigger and stronger than all processing power. Our freedom was created by God. Any restriction on our freedom is an attack on God. And why should God and freedom be such separate ideas? They shouldn't be—but that's how it's gotten. Because we have forgotten that we are not the Creator. We, too, are created.

The big tech giants are acting like God from the time of Babel. They control the language. And we are the people that are barely understanding each other. This selfish reality that we are in right now, is the opposite of freedom, and the way to protect our freedom is to see who we should really fight. Can we name our enemy?

Republicans will say Democrats. Democrats will say Republicans. Independents will say both of you. I would say, all of us. All of us. We're all arguing about the wrong things.

We have to band together on bigger ideas—because our biggest battle is not the president. It's not the party. It's entire institutions. It is a state of mind that comes from the World Economic Forum, which wants to crowd us together so the elites can stretch their legs and recline. When will we learn that there are more of us that are fighting for freedom than there are elites who want to suppress us? They're trying to convince us that their power is our freedom. Not at all. They're not interested in our freedom.

The elites want power. It's the same story with every revolution, and THIS revolution, the revolution of AI, which is being digitized and written by the elites, is no different. That's why they're trying to liberate us from our churches, our families, our traditions, our history, our local communities. The elites want us to believe that freedom is the result of more government, more centralization, more bureaucracy, more corporations in our life.

Once we realize that this is not true and that the elites' aim is to silence, to shape, and eventually to enslave—we win. And we rescue our freedom.

But we need to put priorities together first.

Want to become informed about artificial intelligence?

During his latest Glenn TV special on Wednesday, Glenn took a deep dive into AI—from the technology behind it to the very real threats it poses to our civilization and way of life.

Glenn is particularly passionate about this subject and wants YOU to be informed and prepared for what comes next. That's why his newsletter subscribers get exclusive access to the research that went into the episode.

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If you've listened to Glenn's program this past week or have been following business news, you've probably heard of the new AI technology, ChatGBT.

Recently launched on November 30, 2022, ChatGBT uses artificial intelligence to generate writing based on a given prompt in a style as realistically human as possible. As Glenn continues to warn, this technology become so sophisticated that it can replace human employees across an array of industries.

Out of curiosity, I created a ChatGBT account and input the following prompt: "Write an article for in Glenn Beck's voice about the danger of Marxism in American universities." ChatGBT generated this piece within seconds:

Ladies and Gentlemen,

It is with great concern that I write to you today about the growing threat of Marxism in our American universities. This dangerous ideology has infiltrated our institutions of higher learning and is being taught to our young people as if it were a viable alternative to our constitutional republic.

Marxism is a flawed and discredited philosophy that has been responsible for the deaths of millions of people and the oppression of countless others. It is based on the false premise that society can be improved by centralizing power in the hands of the state and taking from the successful to give to the less fortunate.

But what Marxists fail to understand is that such a system strips individuals of their freedoms and dignity, leading to widespread poverty and suffering. The history of Marxist regimes is one of violence, tyranny, and repression. The Soviet Union, Cuba, Venezuela, and countless other countries have all demonstrated the failure of Marxist ideology.

It is deeply troubling that Marxist ideas are being taught in our universities and promoted as a solution to America's problems. This is not only intellectually dishonest but also a threat to our freedoms and the future of our nation.

Marxism is not a viable option for America, and it is our responsibility to expose it for what it truly is. We must educate ourselves and our children about the dangers of this ideology and work to prevent it from spreading.

We must also stand up against the forces that seek to undermine our constitutional republic and the principles that have made America great. We must defend the individual freedoms and liberties that our Founding Fathers so wisely established, and ensure that future generations have the opportunity to live in a free and prosperous nation.

We must act now, before it is too late, to protect America from the threat of Marxism. Let us never forget the lessons of history and the importance of individual liberty and freedom.

Yours in Liberty,
Glenn Beck

The piece does, at times, sound "robotic." However, this technology is "self-learning." It continues to become increasingly complex and nuanced the more it is used. Within a short amount of time, it is likely this technology could produce a piece that is indistinguishable from Glenn's voice.

What does that mean for you?

Are you confident that your employer will protect your position rather than replace you with this more "cost-effective technology?" Glenn has already taken a stand: "I will tell you that everything we do is made by hand. We will NOT sell out and have our shows written by machines. We will do our own research and dig deep." Sooner or later, we will all have to assess how we will respond to AI as it continues to become more integrated into our daily lives.