Larry King's career is over



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PAT: Sadly, or maybe mercifully, last night was Larry King's final night of broadcast. And beautifully Katie Couric marked the occasion with a heartfelt poem that I feel really quite compelled to share.

KATIE: I decided, Larry, that I was going to write you a poem bemoaning the fact that you're leaving your home. What are we to do without our top talker? Here's an ode filled with love from me and Miss Walker as you hang up your suspenders on your dressing room door, I speak for us all when I say we want more, more of the show that we instantly loved for 25 years couldn't get enough of. Your unique take on politics, culture and crime, never cutting off guests, except for Barbara, always giving them time. You made NAFTA exciting, and that's hard to do. And you scored Paris Hilton's post-jail interview.

PAT: And gave me the flu.

KATIE: Sinatra, Clint Eastwood, Becall, so many stars I just can't name them all. From Heather Mills' legs to Ross Perot's twang, you always cajole, not harass or harangue, but there were moments when your guests had a cow, Seinfeld wasn't cancelled, Larry, but I guess you know that by now.

PAT: I doubt it.

KATIE: Mike Tyson KO'd without throwing a punch. And you got Miss California's sash in a bunch. You went gaga for Gaga, Sharon Stone, Janet Jackson, alas it was Brando who gave you some action. Eight presidents joined you from Nixon to Obama and you brought us each moment of OJ's long drama. Some startling shows I'll never forget. Tammy Fay's eyes. Ted Haggard's regret. Your guests made us cry, made us laugh, made us think. Winona Judd told you about a podwink. I hadn't heard that before, so I looked the phrase up, it's a miracle, blessing, an overfilled cup. That's what you are. And as Old Blue Eyes might say: The best is yet to come, Larry. You did it your way.

PAT: Ah, that was beautiful. That moved me deeply. And really, really honestly did. It was reminiscent -- it was a poem given in a fashion reminiscent of not Genghis Khan, as John Kerry would say, more reminiscent of Al Gore on that fine day.

GORE: One thin September soon A floating continent disappears

In midnight sun Vapors rise as Fever settles on an acid sea

Neptune's bones dissolve Snow glides from the mountain Ice fathers floods for a season A hard rain comes quickly Then dirt is parched Kindling is placed in the forest For the lightning's celebration



Couric: An ode, to the King

Unknown creatures Take their leave, unmourned Horsemen ready their stirrups Passion seeks heroes and friends The bell of the city

On the hill is rung The shepherd cries The hour of choosing has arrived Here are your tools.

JEFF: I'm so glad you read that.

PAT: Me too.

JEFF: I'm happy to hear it.

PAT: Me too.

JEFF: Outstanding.

PAT: Best part of the whole thing.

JEFF: I'm so glad you read that poem.

PAT: Us, too, Harry, us, too. It has added 365 days of joy to this program. Neptunes bone dissolve.

JEFF: I am so glad you read that.

PAT: Yep, we all are. You know, tis the season for an Al Gore poem, really. But this isn't -- that's probably a little too obnoxious for this. We need something more generic. Maybe something like this, for another Al Gore poem. [Music] it was the night before Christmas, when all through the energy efficient solar-paneled house not a creature was stirring, because humankind had killed them all with manmade global warming brought on by our ways. The stockings were hung by the chimney with care. But we dare not light a fire, children, because of the damage the smoke could do to our atmosphere and the trees. The trees. The children were nestled all snug in their beds that were filled with biodegradeable 100 percent recycled material, and the only lights a twinkling were of the CFL energy saving variety no incandescents here. While visions of sugar free trans fat free healthy fruits and vegetables danced in their heads, with Tipper in her kerchief and I in my earth-friendly Green Peace logoed cap, we had just settled in for a long winter's nap. To rest my wary planet-loving body before it dissolves the way Neptune's bones did [music] I still have it. I hit those vocals every time. I still have it top 40 --

JEFF: I'm so glad you read that.

PAT: Thank you. You are -- thank you, Jeffie. Thank you, in my own voice there, yes. I think it was pretty safe. And I think it was pretty -- I think it was pretty Christmassy, and I think it was pretty touching, I think it was pretty meaningful.

JEFF: It was beautiful, thank you again.

After imprisoning a pastor for refusing to follow COVID-19 restrictions, Canadian officials barricaded his church. And when some church members retaliated by tearing down part of the fence, Canadian Mounties arrived in riot gear.

Rebel News Founder Ezra Levant joined Glenn Beck on the radio program to give his insight on the crazy situation. He described the new, armed police presence surrounding GraceLife Church in Edmonton, Alberta, and how it not only encouraged hundreds of protesters to stand with the church in support but forced congregation members underground to worship as well.

What's happening is eerily similar to what occurs everyday in China, Levant says, and it must stop. Who would have thought this type of tyranny would be so close to home?

Watch the video below to hear Ezra describe the religious persecution taking place in Canada.


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Enough prayers? Why is supposed Catholic Joe Biden suggesting that Congress ought to stop praying for after someone commits acts of gun violence?

On Friday, Stu Burguiere and Pat Gray filled in for Glenn and discussed President Joe Biden's remarks during his speech on gun control. "Enough prayers. Time for some action," Biden said. Stu and Pat were surprised how dismissive Biden appeared to be on the idea of prayer.

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Just days after Canadian pastor James Coates was released from prison for refusing to bow to COVID-19 lockdown restrictions, several police officers showed up at another church to ensure restrictions were being followed. But Polish pastor Artur Pawlowski of the Cave of Adullam Church in Alberta, Canada, knew his rights, telling the cops not to come back until they had a warrant in hand.

Filling in for Glenn Beck on the radio program this week, Pat Gray and Stu Burguiere played a video of the interaction.

"Please get out. Please get out of this property immediately. Get out!" Pawlowski can be heard yelling at the six officers who entered his church.

"Out! Out! Out! Get out of this property immediately until you come back with a warrant," he continued. "Go out and don't come back. I don't want to talk to you. You Nazis, Gestapo is not allowed here! ... Nazis are not welcome here! Do not come back you Nazi psychopaths. Unbelievable sick, evil people. Intimidating people in a church during the Passover! You Gestapo, Nazi, communist fascists! Don't you dare come back here!"

Watch this clip to see the heated exchange:

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One of the most dangerous existential threats to the United States is Critical Race Theory, or CRT. As Glenn Beck has exposed over the past year, CRT is gaining momentum and has been preached in our universities for a while now.

Then last August, leaked documents revealed that Marxism, activist ideology of Black Lives Matter, is making its way into grade school classrooms across the country. And since then, things have only gotten more intense.

On next week's Wednesday night special, Glenn will expose the new ways progressives are systematically indoctrinating our kids and culture with this dangerous ideology. But first, it's crucial that you know what your kids may already be learning.

"What I'm about to show you is just the beginning," Glenn said, introducing the leaked documents.

"I found it shocking that Black Lives Matter supporters have developed lesson plans that start from preschool all the way up to the 12th grade," he continued. "Do you know the money it would take to tailor things ... and get it out to the schools and the unions for each age, to be able to brainwash the kids on Marxism and how to destroy capitalism by using race, sexual orientation, and gender?

"Our children don't stand a chance," Glenn added later. "They're not being taught anything except how to be radical activists. What the hell has happened?"

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