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.

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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It seems the Left wants a civil war and some on the Right want a national divorce. The country is split right now unlike anything Glenn Beck has ever witnessed. There are two sides: Those who want to fundamentally change this country and those who believe in KEEPING the experiment of liberty that the Founding Founders intended.

The ideological gap seems impossible to cross, but Glenn explains why he won't secede. David Reaboi, Claremont Institute senior fellow and author of "National Divorce Is Expensive, but It's Worth Every Penny," tells Glenn why a national breakup is not an impossibility just because it will be difficult.

What can we do to fight back … peacefully? How can the states that still believe in the Constitution create pockets of freedom in the shadow of tyranny? On his Wednesday night special this week, Glenn answers that and provides a road map to preserving what the Left is trying to destroy.

Finally, James Simpson, author of "Who Was Karl Marx? The Men, the Motives and the Menace Behind Today's Rampaging American Left," provides solutions on the issues the "red states" must unite around before Left and Right America officially call it quits.

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