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GLENN: So anyway, last night I watched American Idol and I watched it through my fingers. Is anybody watching American Idol this season?

STU: I didn't watch it last night but I saw several before that.

GLENN: I had forgotten how much of it is, it's a true car wreck, it really is. You watch through your fingers. I really do watch American Idol, the first part, through my fingers. I'm like, no, no, no, ow, ow, ow. You feel so bad for them.

STU: It is brutal. I would say that they actually have, they may have taken a little bit of the heat from last year. Remember last year they were saying they were too mean. This year they seem to be ending them all in an up note.

GLENN: That's because it's Paula. "I want to vote for you, I really, I wish I could." No, you don't.

STU: My favorite thing that they say to them like it's okay is, "Not for this competition." Like, "There's another singing competition you might just get through."

GLENN: You know the one with the bar on Friday night, not the good bar in your neighborhood but the bar that, just like the really bad people go to? That bar probably will have a competition and that one you could probably win.

STU: Well, not win.

GLENN: But you're right for that competition.

STU: They don't say that you'd win but they say -- you know.

GLENN: And then I watched one of the worst television shows of all time.

STU: This guy, let me guess.

GLENN: Yes.

STU: Absolutely 100% has to be the Lie Detector Show.

GLENN: The Lie Detector Show, one of the worst shows of all time for, I don't know how -- for many reasons, for many reasons, one of which -- and I brought in some audio -- one of which is how long you have to wait for the answers and then whether or not that's going to be an accurate answer or not. And I'm not kidding you. It was almost -- Dan, you have the audio of this? Go ahead. Play it. It's almost like, have you ever eaten cookie when you weren't supposed to? Hmmm? (Mumbling.) Yes!

STU: You have to explain, too, Glenn, that they took the Lie Detector Test off screen earlier.

GLENN: So they've already been asked this question.

STU: Yeah, they knew the questions, they knew out of a certain range which ones they would be asked. So they already know the answers. They know how they answered them previously. It's just that typical reality shows, sort of like they have to look around and act like they are thinking about it even though they know.

GLENN: I don't know. I don't know.

STU: This is not edited.

GLENN: This is ridiculous. Listen to this.

Voice: Did you ever get a passing grade just because you were on the football team?

GLENN: Oh! He's still thinking!

VOICE: Actually no.

GLENN: Wait for it, wait for it, wait for it.

STU: What's the answer?

GLENN: Wait for it! Wait for it! Still waiting!

VOICE: True.

GLENN: Oh, thank goodness. Now --

STU: I love -- you've got to love the contrite, "Whoa!" Every question. They are not even dramatic questions, half of them.

GLENN: No. Half of them are, did you ever, did you ever lick an envelope and then kiss somebody afterwards with that icky envelope taste in your mouth? Whoa! "I don't know if I can admit that on national television." And then they get on these questions that there's no way you can win. You might win money but you may lose your job. You may lose your family. This is the most despicable show on television and that's saying something.

But before we leave the time thing, I just have to play -- I took 40 minutes of this show and I edited all of the pauses out and all of the, you know, "So you're a football player, let's get back to the game." Took all of that stuff out. 40 minutes. How long do you think 40 minutes, when it just plays the game, how long do you think 40 minutes edits down to? Even I was surprised. I will play the 40 minute, excuse me, the edited 40 minutes after this commercial and I'll give you a hint. I only have two minutes after this commercial.

A recent report from Rolling Stone details a public letter sent to Spotify — signed by "270 physicians and scientists" — demanding that the platform implement a "misinformation policy" in response to Joe Rogan's recent interview with Dr. Robert Malone on “The Joe Rogan Experience.”

"This is absolute fascism," Glenn Beck said on the radio program. "There is no safe space. They're coming after talk radio. They're coming after our podcasts. They're coming after our websites."

Glenn said this is this is just one more example of the left's crackdown on freedom of speech and further prove of their ongoing fight against free thinkers or anybody who wants to have an open conversation that may include ideas contrary to what they believe.

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There is no transparency when it comes to the Biden administration, and Texas Republican Sen. Ted Cruz's recent exchange with the FBI’s Jill Sanborn is just another example. When questioned about alleged involvement the FBI had on January 6, 2021, Sanborn refused to answer almost every single time.

Do our government officials still work for us? Take a look at the latest headlines: The DOJ and U.S. Army are preparing for possible conflicts with "domestic terrorists," Biden's education secretary allegedly requested the NSBA letter that suggested treating upset parents like domestic terrorists, and President Biden said if you're not with him on the Democrats' voting bills, then you're with the Confederacy. Meanwhile, the FBI won't tell Congress whether it was involved in the the Jan. 6 Capitol riot and the corporate media insists that there's nothing to see here, especially concerning Ray Epps.

The American people are concerned, and it’s "extraordinarily disturbing" how far the federal government goes to avoid answering our questions, Glenn Beck said on the radio program. There's a very odd growing trend here: Our leaders, including the unelected ones, no longer answer to the people. This must stop now.

"The question that I have is, where is the transparency? And is anyone going to be held accountable? They are not afraid of our senators. They are not afraid of Congress," he stated. "This has got to stop. They have got to answer to the law. This is an oversight committee. Who is in charge, the FBI or the people? Once the people are not in charge and are not allowed to see the secret documents, we are toast. Toast!"

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Have you ever wondered why so many insane things are happening simultaneously RIGHT NOW? Big corporations are going woke. The stock market got red-hot during a FORCED recession. Stores like Walmart and Target were allowed to stay open during the lockdown, but mom-and-pop stores on Main Street had to close, some of them forever.

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After new information came out that suggests Dr. Anthony Fauci intimidated and bribed scientists into dismissing the COVID-19 lab-leak theory, Sen. Rand Paul and Fauci got into a heated debate in a Senate hearing. But instead of providing answers, Fauci accused Sen. Paul of endangering him.

Sen. Paul joined "The Glenn Beck Program" Wednesday with his response and explained why he believes "people live in fear of what [Fauci] will do to them."

"It's all about money. If you cross Tony Fauci, you don't get your money. He controls the purse strings for the entire country, the entire university system. And he's been doing it for forty years," Sen. Paul began.

"It's consistent with his arrogance, this level of arrogance that he's developed. He said several weeks ago, that he is science and any attack on him is an attack on science. Yesterday, he said anybody who opposes him is encouraging death threats," he added.

"Look, I've been on the receiving end of semi-automatic gunfire. I was 20 yards away from Steve Scalise when he almost died. I was 10 feet away from a staffer that was shot. And, you know what? The guy doing the shooting was a Bernie Sanders supporter. But not one of us, not one of the Republicans on the ball field, said, 'Oh, it was Bernie Sanders' fault.' But that's the juvenile level of personal attack that Fauci is now stooping to. He is saying that the personal threats he gets are actually the fault of his critics."

Sen. Paul continued, "But the thing is, [Fauci] needs to answer the question. Everything he did in the committee yesterday was misdirection so he didn't have to answer the question. The question was, why did he smear three scientists from Stanford, Oxford, and Harvard? Why did he smear them as fringe epidemiologists? And why did he conspire against Francis Collins to take them down in a very public way? He wouldn't answer the question."

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