Glenn Beck: A Caller Faces her Storm



GLENN: 888-727-BECK. 888-727-BECK. Welcome to the program. I'm glad you're here. I want to introduce you to somebody. This is Jessica. She's from South Carolina. Hello, Jessica, how are you?

CALLER: I'm good, Glenn, how are you today?

GLENN: Thank you so much for listening to the program. You just sent me a letter. I had a couple of tickets left for tonight's performance here in South Carolina in the live house and I told people to write in and tell me why they really wanted to be here, and do you mind telling me your story, what you wrote to me?

CALLER: Sure. About two years ago, well, actually it was about three years ago I called my dad and told him I was pregnant and he looked at me, he said on the phone, he says, why would you want to do something like that. And it really broke my heart. And what I didn't put in the letter was that pregnancy ended in a miscarriage and about a month and a half later I got pregnant again. And a few months later -- my dad was a very heavy man and I'm not the thinnest of all individuals, but he and I got into an argument about him making fun of me for my weight while I was pregnant. And about six months before that, my sister was pregnant and all he did was gush about how beautiful pregnant women were and how beautiful my sister was and that's really all I wanted to hear from him was that I was beautiful, too. And it was over Mother's Day weekend and I was at my sister's house and he had made some comments about me being fat and a lardo, and I got really upset with him and we ended up fighting over it. And about a month later my mom was like, why don't you reconcile with him and I was like, Mom, I'm too hurt, I can't. And then I realized in my heart I needed to forgive him, but I never reconciled with him. And the middle of July that year, I was about 7 1/2, almost 8 months pregnant, he went in to have gastric bypass surgery and he made it through the surgery okay.

GLENN: So he was a very heavy man himself?

CALLER: Yes, sir. He was about 5' 6" and 300 pounds.

GLENN: Wow.

CALLER: And I'm 5' 11" and I was seven months pregnant at 220 pounds. So I was -- I'm a big girl but I'm not that big, especially 6 1/2, 7 months pregnant.

GLENN: Right.

CALLER: But he didn't make it through -- he made it through the gastric bypass surgery but he had some complications. He was a smoker and didn't quite listen to the doctor and he had some complications and he was the kind of man that you never knew if he was really joking with you or he was serious and so it was hard to take what he was saying seriously. Well, once he got to the hospital, he went into a coma after they did some repair on the surgery, and I got to him about ten hours before he passed away. And when I walked in the door -- I mean, I was very upset because my mom kept telling me, don't come, don't come, don't come. Because I was in a high-risk pregnancy, I was preeclampsic and high blood pressure and the doctor was like, only travel if you have to travel. And I finally said I've got to go. And I flew to where he was at and got there the night before he passed away and when he walked in, he said, Dad, I love you. And it was the only movement he had made in quite a few hours when I said that. And the brain waves on the monitor showed there was brain activity at that point, which he hadn't had a lot of. And he passed away about 10 hours later. And my son was born a little over -- about a month and a half after that and he never got to see his grandson.

GLENN: Did you -- 

CALLER: I'm sorry.

GLENN: Did you reconcile with him when he was in the coma, did you talk to him?

CALLER: Yes, I did. I talked to him that night and told him that, you know, I loved him and that he needed to see his grandson and he needed to make it through this and fight because I know he was a fighter. And I just wish I would have done it before because I mean, I know he heard me and I know he's up in heaven right now with the Lord fishing because he's a fisherman and a hunter, but I wish I would have done it before he was in the coma when it was the right time, not when I felt it was too late. Sorry.

GLENN: It's amazing to me how we constantly kick ourselves after we've done something stupid. You know what I mean? We do something stupid and then we try to repair it and we do the best we can, but we just never, ever let it go. Have you let it go yet?

CALLER: Yes. Most definitely. I look forward to the day when I meet him in heaven because I know he's up there with the Lord right now and I look forward to the day when I can go up to him and give him the big hug and he can hug me back because, you know, when he was in the coma, he couldn't hug me back. And I know that he knew that I was there. And my mom has even told me, he knew that you loved him and he knew that you had forgiven him. He just, he had a problem with saying he was sorry and that was just his -- he was a big burly guy, you know, the manly man type. And I reconciled. I don't have any -- I still have regrets obviously. I think I'll always live with those regrets of not doing it sooner but I mean, I've totally forgiven him for the situation and I've totally forgiven myself for the situation. I'll never forget it.

GLENN: Well, it's the mistakes along the way that if we don't allow them to crush us actually make us into better people. Jessica, I'm glad that you wrote me and I'd love to have you in the audience today. I'm going to give you the last two tickets that I have in South Carolina.

CALLER: Okay.

GLENN: To come see the show. You bring your husband or your mom or somebody.

CALLER: I'll bring one, too. I'll bring the girl I work with who wanted to come, also.

GLENN: God bless you.

CALLER: Thank you so much.

GLENN: Thank you for sharing the story with me. I appreciate it.

CALLER: Thank you.

GLENN: You bet. You know, I have to tell you, you know what's really, what I hear on this story is -- because I have three daughters and my wife will look at me from time to time and she will just say, "What are you thinking?" You know sometimes -- and I'm not saying that this was the situation, was or wasn't with Jessica and her dad, but sometimes, you know, guys just cannot win with daughters. I think of the things that I have said, unthinking, unknowing, just things that I've said, that I know my daughters are going to carry around with them for the rest of their life. I know, because I'm paying some of the bills for it. Therapy for the rest of their life, you know? I'm looking over at Adam. He is shaking his head like, "Yeah, I've been there, brother." It's amazing how stupid guys can be sometimes. You know what, ladies? You need us. So what are you going to do, huh? Sucks to be you.

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Thanks to private organizations, including The Nazarene Fund, the interpreter and his family have now been rescued.

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A shocking new report by The Daily Wire reveals that the furious father whose arrest at a school board meeting likely sparked the call for the FBI to investigate anti-CRT parents like domestic terrorists was furious for good reasons: The Loudoun County School Board allegedly tried to cover up his daughter's rape.

Rep. Chris Stewart (R-Utah) joined Glenn Beck on the radio program Tuesday to discuss the incident and explain why he joined 60 lawmakers in a letter to Attorney General Merrick Garland demanding answers for why the FBI is targeting parents.

"We want to know ... what kind of coordination took place between the White House, activist groups and teachers unions, and the Department of Justice," Stewart told Glenn. "Because we have evidence that there was [coordination] and, in fact, that the White House are the ones who initiated this. They asked for these activist groups to write this inflammatory letter to the Department of Justice saying they were 'intimidated' and that they 'felt threatened', giving the Department of Justice Attorney General Garland, the excuse to say, 'Okay, well, we have to respond'."

Stewart went on to say he believes the federal government would only involve the FBI in such an issue if its purpose is to silence and intimidate parents concerned about the "poison" being taught to their kids in school. So, what can he and the other representatives who disagree with the Biden administration's overreach of power do to stop it?

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Taiwan's Foreign Minister Joseph Wu is now warning that his nation is preparing for war with China after Beijing flew a record number of warplanes over Taiwanese territory. Wu reached out to another country for help, but it wasn't the United States.

In a video, Wu urged Australia to help prepare for a possible invasion, but gave the U.S. no mention.

"The defense of Taiwan is in our own hands, and we are absolutely committed to that. And if China is going to launch a war against Taiwan, we will fight until the end. And that is our commitment. And, of course, during this period of time, we would like to exchange with other countries for security cooperation," Wu said on ABC News In-depth's China Tonight program. "We would like to engage in security or intelligence exchanges with other like-minded partners, Australia included, so that Taiwan is better prepared to deal with the war situation. And so far, our relations with Australia is very good. And that is what we appreciate it for."

On "The Glenn Beck Program," Glenn, Pat Gray, and Stu Burguiere discussed whether or not America would do anything during such a conflict — because it sure seems like President Joe Biden is more focused on working with China to fight climate change. Plus, why did China just cut off all cryptocurrency?

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On "Glenn TV" tonight, Glenn Beck heads to the chalkboard to reveal how the fundamental transformation of America has already begun by turning the Declaration of Independence upside down.

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You never hear the Left talk about the Declaration of Independence, the Constitution, or the Bill of Rights any more, unless it's to "reimagine" the Constitution or slap a "harmful content" warning on our founding documents. Seriously. The National Archives said while its website label wasn't targeting the Constitution specifically, "some of the materials presented here may reflect outdated, biased, offensive, and possibly violent views and opinions." The Left finds basic, guaranteed rights so offensive they now spend all of their time on workarounds to deal with America's annoying founding documents.

Watch the full episode of "Glenn TV" below to see Glenn outline the aggressive unconstitutional abuses "King Biden" is jamming down our throats and teaches Americans how we can defend against presidential tyranny.

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