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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

earners?

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

there?

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.

GLENN: Stu

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

about.

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

children.

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

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

It's been a tough year, America. Our news media is inundating us with images of destruction, violence, and division in attempts not only to desecrate our nation, but to make us turn our backs on it. That's why now, more than ever, we need to take an up-close look at America's history to remember what it is we're fighting for and how to fight for it with practical action.

Join Glenn Beck, broadcasting from Standing Rock Ranch, as he takes us to Plymouth, Gettysburg, and Federal Hall on an important journey through America's remarkable history to inspire a brighter future. Glenn asks the hard questions of every American. Is this system worth saving? Is there a better way? Where do we go from here, and how do we answer those questions?

Featuring performances from the Millennial Choirs and Orchestras, David Osmond, a very special children's choir, and guests Bob Woodson, Tim Ballard, David Barton, Burgess Owens, Kathy Barnette, Anna Paulina Luna, and Tim Barton.

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"Restoring Hope" has been a labor of love for Glenn and his team and tonight is the night! "Restoring the Covenant" was supposed to take place in Boston, New York, Philadelphia, Gettysburg and Washington D.C. but thanks to COVID-19, that plan had to be scrapped. "Restoring Hope" is what was left after having to scrap nearly two years of planning. The Herald Journal in Idaho detailed what the event was supposed to be and what it turned into. Check out the article below to get all the details.

Glenn Beck discusses patriotic, religious program filmed at Idaho ranch

On July 2, commentator Glenn Beck and his partners will issue a challenge from Beck's corner of Franklin County to anyone who will listen: "Learn the truth, commit to the truth, then act on the truth."

Over the last few weeks, he has brought about 1,000 people to his ranch to record different portions of the program that accompanies the challenge. On June 19, about 400 members of the Millennial Choir and Orchestra met at West Side High School before boarding WSSD buses to travel to a still spring-green section of Beck's ranch to record their portion of the program.

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The current riots and movement to erase America's history are exactly in line with the New York Times' "1619 Project," which argues that America was rotten at its beginning, and that slavery and systemic racism are the roots of everything from capitalism to our lack of universal health care.

On this week's Wednesday night special, Glenn Beck exposed the true intent of the "1619 Project" and its creator, who justifies remaking America into a Marxist society. This clever lie is disguised as history, and it has already infiltrated our schools.

"The '1619 Project' desperately wants to pass itself off as legitimate history, but it totally kneecaps itself by ignoring so much of the American story. There's no mention of any black Americans who succeeded in spite of slavery, due to the free market capitalist system. In the 1619 Project's effort to take down America, black success stories are not allowed. Because they don't fit with the narrative. The role of white Americans in abolishing slavery doesn't fit the narrative either," Glenn said.

"The agenda is not ultimately about history," he added. "It's just yet another vehicle in the fleet now driven by elites in America toward socialism."

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Acclaimed environmentalist and author of "Apocalypse Never" Michael Shellenberger joined Glenn Beck on the radio program Wednesday to warn us about the true goals and effects of climate alarmism: It's become a "secular religion" that lowers standards of living in developed countries, holds developing countries back, and has environmental progress "exactly wrong."

Michael is a Time "Hero of the Environment," Green Book Award winner, and the founder and president of Environmental Progress. He has been called a "environmental guru," "climate guru," "North America's leading public intellectual on clean energy," and "high priest" of the environmental humanist movement for his writings and TED talks, which have been viewed more than 5 million times. But when Michael penned a stunning article in Forbes saying, "On Behalf of Environmentalists, I Apologize for the Climate Scare", the article was pulled just a few hours later. (Read more here.)

On the show, Micheal talked about how environmental alarmism has overtaken scientific fact, leading to a number of unfortunate consequences. He said one of the problems is that rich nations are blocking poor nations from being able to industrialize. Instead, they are seeking to make poverty sustainable, rather than to make poverty history.

"As a cultural anthropologist, I've been traveling to poorer countries and interviewing small farmers for over 30 years. And, obviously there are a lot of causes why countries are poor, but there's no reason we should be helping them to stay poor," Michael said. "A few years ago, there was a movement to make poverty history ... [but] it got taken over by the climate alarmist movement, which has been focused on depriving poor countries, not just of fossil fuels they need to develop, but also the large hydroelectric dams."

He offered the example of the Congo, one of the poorest countries in the world. The Congo has been denied the resources needed to build large hydroelectric dams, which are absolutely essential to pull people out of poverty. And one of the main groups preventing poor countries from the gaining financing they need to to build dams is based in Berkeley, California — a city that gets its electricity from hydroelectric dams.

"It's just unconscionable ... there are major groups, including the Sierra Club, that support efforts to deprive poor countries of energy. And, honestly, they've taken over the World Bank [which] used to fund the basics of development: roads, electricity, sewage systems, flood control, dams," Micheal said.

"Environmentalism, apocalyptic environmentalism in particular, has become the dominant religion of supposedly secular people in the West. So, you know, it's people at the United Nations. It's people that are in very powerful positions who are trying to impose 'nature's order' on societies," he continued. "And, of course, the problem is that nobody can figure out what nature is, and what it's not. That's not a particular good basis for organizing your economy."

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