America, THIS is who you really are

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It's become beyond tiring to hear the global community ridicule and chastise the United States. When did we become everyone's designated punching bag? If you're traveling internationally this summer, there's a very high probability that someone somewhere is going to give you a piece of their mind over some random issue they want to pin on this country.

We've quite literally become the butt of a global "Thanks Obama" joke. You live in France and are scared to death of global warming? Thanks, America. You live in the Middle East and are concerned over... well, everything. Thanks, America. Everything everywhere... it's always our fault. We've been labeled the bad guys, the global boogeymen.

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And that sentiment has sadly infested our own country. Do Americans really believe in American exceptionalism anymore? Ask a millennial what they believe. Ask a college kid. You'll probably get in response a very carefully rehearsed and memorized script reading from Jeff Daniels on the show The Newsroom where he monologues on how "America is not the greatest country in the world."

America, this is who you are: You just set a record high in charitable giving this past year.

According to the Giving USA Foundation's annual report on philanthropy, Americans gave over $410 billion to charity in 2017. It's never been that high. America, you eclipse the world in total dollars given from your own hard-earned wallet. And the vast majority of that money — $287 billion — was given, not by corporations or foundations, but by single individuals. People like you and me.

No nation on this planet is more generous to our global neighbors than us.

And if you happen to be traveling internationally this summer and someone decides to lecture you on how bad America is, ask them how much their country provides the world with humanitarian aid. Because you aren't just charitable here in the US. This country provides the most foreign aid by far and no one even comes close to us.

The US State Department requested $51 billion last year to allocate toward foreign aid. That's $30 billion more than Germany and the UK give, $40 billion more than France, $45 billion more than Canada.

No country in the world has citizens that give more money than we do. Likewise, no nation on this planet is more generous to our global neighbors than us. American exceptionalism is real.

You are great because you are good. Don't ever stop.

Candace Owens, BLEXIT founder and author of the upcoming book, "Blackout," joined Glenn Beck on Friday's GlennTV for an exclusive interview. available only to BlazeTV subscribers.

Candace dropped a few truth-bombs about the progressive movement and what's happening to the Democratic Party. She said people are practically running away from the left due to their incessant push to dig up dirt on anybody who disagrees with their radical ideology. She explained how -- like China and its "social credit score" -- the left is shaping America into its own nightmarish episode of "Black Mirror."

"This game of making sure that everyone is politically correct is a societal atom bomb. There are no survivors. There's no one that is perfect," Candace said. "The idea that humanity can be perfect is Godless. If you accept that there is something greater than us, then you accept that we a flawed. To be human is to be flawed."

Enjoy this clip from the full episode below:

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Philip Haney, a Department of Homeland Security (DHS) whistleblower during the Obama administration, was found dead near Plymouth, California, on Friday.

Authorities said 66-year-old Haney died from a single gunshot wound to his chest, which was determined to be "self-inflicted." Read more on this here.

Haney was a good friend to Glenn Beck and the program. On radio Monday, Glenn said it's almost impossible for him to believe that the man he knew so well could have taken his own life.

"He was one of the most honorable men I've ever met," Glenn said. "A guy who was willing to put himself in danger. A guy who knew what he was dealing with, knew that he could be killed, or that he would be disappeared, or that he could go to prison. And he was absolutely unafraid. And this is one reason why I know, why I so strongly feel that he didn't kill himself."

Watch this clip to hear Glenn's thoughts as he pays tribute to a true patriot.

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Christians are conflicted when it comes to President Donald Trump. Some proudly support him and his policies, while others just can't accept the man behind the boorish language.

Ruth Graham, daughter of the late evangelist Billy Graham, joined Glenn Beck on "The Glenn Beck Podcast" this week to make a case for the president from a Christian's point-of-view.

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On Thursday's radio program ,Glenn interviewed Dr. Karlyn Borysenko, who described what it was like attending a President Trump rally as a Democrat. She told Glenn Beck that crossing party lines is nearly forbidden in liberal circles but she branched out anyway — and learned quite a bit about the other side.

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