Cool City Customs

GLENN BECK PROGRAM


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GLENN: All right. So I want to introduce you to somebody. Can we put Bill on the line, please? Bill is a double amputee himself. In 2002 he lost both of his legs. You were highway construction consultant, weren't you, Bill?

BILL: Yes, I was. I developed intelligent transportation systems for highway construction projects

GLENN: Okay. So you're setting some equipment up on the interstate and what happened?


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BILL: I was on I-94 and Joy Road in Michigan and we were -- it was about 6:00 in the evening and we were all done with the system and we had just, my coworker wanted to check one last trailer for communication and we parked on the side of the road, and you have to check communication with a laptop computer, and we were going to do that and we go, who's going to do it? And I said, I'll tell you what, I'll flip you for it. We flipped a coin and I lost, and she said, well, Bill, you know what, your cell phone's been going off all day. I'll get out and check it. And then I said, okay, then I'll meet up with you to the trailer. And she got out, proceeded to hook up the laptop, and then I finished my phone calls and was walking back when I heard a big smack, and the motor had taken my shoulder at 80 miles an hour and plowed into us. It killed Tonya instantly and threw me for a loop myself.

GLENN: And you were actually thrown 65 feet. You were in a coma for 45 days. Your pelvis was shattered in 19 places, but I think you have a lot in common with Vanessa and Jake. Not only do you love motorcycles, you decided to start your own business. Vanessa and Jake, I -- the reason why I'm bringing Bill on, he owns a business called Cool City Customs. I want you to look him up online, coolcitycustoms.com. He heard about your story and he would like, Jake, to build you a bike so you can ride a bike again.

JAKE KEESLAR: Oh, no. [Laughter]. You've got to be kidding me.

VANESSA KEESLAR: Are you kidding me?

BILL: Not at all, man. We -- your story touched my heart, not only because you're a veteran, but also the fact that you lost both your legs like myself, and I remember in my hospital bed and, Jake, you and I could really tell a lot of the same stories. And along with my wife Jane I'm sure we could all just sit down and chew the fat for quite a while, but one of the things that was very inspirational to me was one of my friends came to my hospital bed and he stuck a sticker on my bed that said live to ride, ride to live. And that was my inspiration to get back on a bike and to design a bike that I could ride, and we were able to do that, and I'm able to enjoy biking all over, all over the country. And when I read about you or heard about your story, it kind of put me back in that same point in time where, you know, I wanted to get back on my bike, and it really touched me very deeply.

JAKE KEESLAR: I can't tell you how much this means to me. I mean, this is -- you know, this is my dream to get back out on the bikes and, you know, get on the road again. This is just, this is just amazing.

BILL: Well, you know what? I look forward to riding side by side with you and, you know, just checking out the countryside and, you know, be free, you know.

JAKE KEESLAR: Yeah.

BILL: And when I'm on my bike, I'm a wheeler as well. I race wheelchairs. And when I'm either in my chair racing in marathons or riding my bike, it's the freest I feel in my entire life, you know. You just feel so free and open, and the open road is nothing greater to experience that. So I want you to experience the same thing that I've been able to experience, and we really look forward to working with you and getting you back on your bike, man.

GLENN: Bill, thank you so much. It's coolcitycustoms.com. Check out their website. Just a cool story with you and thank you so much for what you're doing.

BILL: You're very welcome. One last thing I'd like to mention is Tommy Hearns who is a legend boxer here in Michigan, Tommy the Hit Man Hearns, he is going to personally sign your motorcycle for you because he had heard about your story as well and he was deeply touched by it as well. So Tommy is going to personally sign your tank for you and, you know, kudos to him as well.

GLENN: Yeah. Thank you very much.

VANESSA KEESLAR: Thank you so much.

GLENN: Vanessa and Jake, next time we'll see you, we'll see you on a bike.

JAKE KEESLAR: Wow.

VANESSA KEESLAR: Thank you, Glenn. I just, I don't even know what to say. This is truly amazing. Thank you so much for what you're doing.

GLENN: God bless you both and sincerely thank you for your service. Thank you.

VANESSA KEESLAR: Thank you.

GLENN: All right. See you guys.

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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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