Truth? What truth? Putin is quietly rewriting Russia's history.

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"Erased from existence."

Remember that line from Back to the Future? When Doc Brown looks at the photo of Marty's suddenly headless brother?

It seems Vladimir Putin may have been inspired to do a little meddling with history of his own. But in this real-life scenario, he's more like Biff Tannen, trying to create an alternate timeline in which Russia isn't haunted by the legacy of Joseph Stalin, arguably the most brutal dictator in history.

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Critics say president Vladimir Putin is systematically glossing over dark parts of the old Soviet Union and playing up things like its triumph in World War II (never mind that Uncle Sam did most of the heavy lifting on that one).

Russian historians are concerned that government authorities are destroying records to downplay the crimes of the Stalin era. Police recently destroyed the archive records of a victim of one of Stalin's purges.

Some of the harshest camps in Stalin's gulag system were located in the eastern region of Magadan. When a Russian researcher inquired about some of the destroyed archives, police in that region confirmed that a government order from 2014 mandated that police destroy prisoner registration cards that are over 80 years old.

Millions of Russians were killed by Stalin, or sent to his forced labor camps. Those who were fortunate enough to eventually be released had their personal details recorded on government registration cards that were meant to be permanent.

These are fascinating and dangerous times for truth.

This year alone, hundreds of Russians have inquired with Moscow's Gulag History Museum (that's gotta make for a great weekend outing) for information about relatives who were victims of Stalin's purges.

Historians have asked the Kremlin's human rights commissioner to launch an official investigation into these destroyed records. I'm sure Russia's "human rights commissioner" will jump right on that request.

These are fascinating and dangerous times for truth. Whether it's literally erasing historical evidence like this in Russia, or the deceptive cherry-picking of history by progressives in the U.S., or the frightening "deep fakes" technology that is poised to falsify history – we must do our homework and know the facts. Because there are those in power, and those who aspire to power, who stand to benefit from keeping people in the dark.

There are new curriculum standards being implemented into schools throughout the nation for health classes that not only go far beyond what's appropriate for young children, but are entrenched in clear political biases, too. Under the standards, third-graders are taught about hormone blockers and endless gender identities, and topics get shockingly graphic for kids as young as 11. Some schools are even teaching their teachers and kids to ignore what parents have to say about these topics. And the worst part may be that many parents are completely unaware what their children are being taught.

Tina Descovich, co-founder of Moms for Liberty, joined "The Glenn Beck Program" to explain exactly what you can ask at your next school board meeting to ensure this "horrifying" curriculum isn't being taught in your kid's school.

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It should come as no surprise that a newsworthy story receives more media coverage when released on a Monday than a Friday. The reason is in part due to a large number of news-consuming Americans checking out for the week to focus on their weekend plans rather than the news.

On Monday's radio program, Glenn Beck shared information that President Joe Biden decided to release on Friday — when fewer people would notice — regarding the Climate Finance report. This report is marketed to Americans as "A Roadmap To Build a Climate-Resilient Economy." But Glenn believes the report to be Biden's Great Reset warning shot to banks.

In this clip, Glenn warned that if Americans don't stand together, in eight years we all indeed will own nothing. Watch the clip for the full story. Can't watch? Download the podcast here.



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On today's radio program, Glenn Beck was joined by Bill O'Reilly to discuss the top stories of the week.

For O'Reilly, the biggest story this week centered around someone mysteriously missing from mainstream media news reports today: Mark Zuckerberg. Specifically, O'Reilly said it's the 'scandalous' way the Facebook CEO spent nearly $420 million to influence the 2020 election — and did so successfully.

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On Thursday's radio program, Grace Smith and her father, Andy, joined Glenn Beck on the phone and provided a first-hand account of Grace's refusal to wear a mask at school.

Smith, 16, began a maskless protest after her school district in Laramie, Wyoming, decided to implement a mask mandate. As a result, Grace received three suspensions, was issued two $500-citations, and was eventually arrested.

"How long were you in jail?" Glenn asked.

Grace said was taken to jail but was never booked nor was she was placed in a jail cell.

Glenn commended Grace's father, Andy, for raising such a "great citizen" and asked if it was Grace's idea to protest. Andy said it was Grace's idea, explaining that they took the position of arguing on the grounds of civil rights rather than the efficacy of wearing a mask.

Grace has since withdrawn from public school and started a home school program. She also told Glenn that she will continue to fight the school district, legally.

You can donate to Grace's legal fund here.

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Disclaimer: The content of this clip does not provide medical advice. Please seek the advice of local health officials for any COVID-19 and/or COVID vaccine related questions & concerns.

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