The left has lost more than they gained in the midterms. Here's why.

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It was the most expensive midterm election in modern history. Record amounts of cash poured in. From the very next day after the 2016 election, the left was out marching and hashtag resisting. They designed ridiculous-looking hats and even weaponized high school kids, plastering them all over cable news. And then later — because why not? — leading a march of their own on Washington, D.C. The Blue Wave was coming!

Aaaaand... then last night happened.

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The Blue Wave ended up being a Blue... ripple. Yes, Democrats now control the House, but they actually lost seats in the Senate.

Is one step forward but one step backward what the left was hoping for? Is picking up around 20 seats in the House a Blue Wave? In the 2010 midterm elections, the GOP picked up 63 seats when they took over the House. That was a wave.

So what does all this mean? Well, for me, the biggest lesson from all this is not what Democrats have gained — the House — but rather what they've lost. The perceived narrative was that anyone who didn't agree with the left was instantly and permanently branded a fascist, a bigot, a racist and even a nazi.

If a Blue Wave would have actually happened, it would have justified their accusations — at least in their eyes. But half the country wasn't fazed by this. They stood their ground and boldly declared, "WE WON'T BE COWERED BY THAT! YOU CAN'T SCARE US WITH THIS ANY MORE!"

The media's headlines today highlight America's division, but I actually saw unity.

The media's headlines today highlight America's division, but I actually saw unity. And not only among the right-leaning voters, but also among the right-leaning media. Last night, something happened that I've been hoping to see since I started this little project... my company. I've been looking for those of us outside traditional media to stand together.

During our election coverage we had collaboration with CRTV, the Daily Wire, and the Daily Caller... it was amazing. We all shared content together.

So the left won the House, but they might just have lost their biggest tool — their ability to use shame, guilt and fear as a weapon. Democrats, you have the House. Why don't you use it to show us what you really stand for? Will it just be to launch petty investigations to continue whining about what you lost back in 2016, or will you actually try and get something done?

I mean, you got killed in the Senate, so you won't get anything done anyway — but still — show us if there's more substance to you than name-calling and division.

Eric Weinstein, managing director of investment firm Thiel Capital and host of "The Portal" podcast, is not a conservative, but he says conservative and center-right-affiliated media are the only ones who will still allow oppositional voices.

On "The Glenn Beck Podcast" this week, Eric told Glenn that the center-left media, which "controls the official version of events for the country," once welcomed him, but that all changed about eight years ago when they started avoiding any kind of criticism by branding those who disagree with them as "alt-right, far-right, neo-Nazi, etc.," even if they are coming from the left side of the aisle. But their efforts to discredit critical opinions don't stop there. According to Eric, there is a strategy being employed to destroy our national culture and make sure Americans with opposing views do not come together.

"We're trifling with the disillusionment of our national culture. And our national culture is what animates the country. If we lose the culture, the documents will not save us," Eric said. "I have a very strongly strategic perspective, which is that you save things up for an emergency. Well, we're there now."

In the clip below, Eric explains why, after many requests over the last few years, he finally agreed to this podcast.

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Glenn Beck: Why MLK's pledge of NONVIOLENCE is the key to saving America

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Listen to the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s pledge of nonviolence and really let it sink in: "Remember always that the nonviolent movement seeks justice and reconciliation — not victory."

On the radio program, Glenn Beck shared King's "ten commandments" of nonviolence and the meaning behind the powerful words you may never have noticed before.

"People will say nonviolent resistance is a method of cowards. It is not. It takes more courage to stand there when people are threatening you," Glenn said. "You're not necessarily the one who is going to win. You may lose. But you are standing up with courage for the ideas that you espouse. And the minute you engage in the kind of activity that the other side is engaging in, you discredit the movement. You discredit everything we believe in."

Take MLK's words to heart, America. We must stand with courage, nonviolently, with love for all, and strive for peace and rule of law, not "winning."

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Conservatives are between a rock and a hard place with Section 230 and Big Tech censorship. We don't want more government regulation, but have we moved beyond the ability of Section 230 reforms to rein in Big Tech's rising power?

Rachel Bovard, Conservative Partnership Institute's senior director of policy, joined the Glenn Beck radio program to give her thoughts and propose a possibly bipartisan alternative: enforcing our existing antitrust laws.

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Dan Bongino, host of The Dan Bongino Show, is an investor in Parler — the social media platform that actually believes in free speech. Parler was attacked by Big Tech — namely Amazon, Apple, and Google — earlier this week, but Bongino says the company isn't giving up without a fight. In fact, he says, he's willing to go bankrupt over this one.

Dan joined Glenn Beck on the radio program to detail what he calls a "smear" campaign behind the scenes, and how he believes we can move forward from Big Tech's control.

"You have no idea how bad this was behind the scenes," Dan told Glenn. "I know you're probably thinking ... well, how much worse can the attack on Parler have gotten than three trillion-dollar companies — Amazon, Apple, and Google — all seemingly coordinated to remove your business from the face of the Earth? Well, behind the scenes, it's even worse. I mean, there are smear campaigns, pressure campaigns ... lawyers, bankers, everyone, to get this company ... wiped from the face of the earth. It's incredible."

Dan emphasized that he would not give up without a fight, because what's he's really fighting for is the right to free speech for all Americans, regardless of their political opinions, without fear of being banned, blacklisted, or losing jobs and businesses.

"I will go bankrupt. I will go absolutely destitute before I let this go," he said. "I have had some very scary moments in my life and they put horse blinders on me. I know what matters now. It's not money. It's not houses. It's none of that crap. It's this: the ability to exist in a free country, where you can express your ideas freely."

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