The President won the night, but don't count on the media to admit it

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Last night, President Trump addressed the country live from the Oval Office, addressing the construction of a U.S.-Mexico border wall and the government shut down. The speech was short but had plenty of punch to it. And it was followed by a rebuttal from the ghoulish duo Chuck Schumer and Nancy Pelosi.

For the entirety of the brief speech, which clocked in at under 10 minutes, President Trump remained measured and calm, with none of the off-the-cuff showmanship that has often gotten him in trouble. He played it cool. He didn't issue any threats or even any ultimatums, both of which would be understandable given the fact that our government is shut down and being held hostage.

RELATED: HERE'S what Eric Bolling thought of Trump's speech Tuesday night

Perhaps his finest moment came midway through the speech:


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President Trump then calmly described the many instances of violence recently committed by illegal immigrants.

Within minutes of Trump completing the speech, the media had attacked. Politico and Washington post whined that the President was not presidential enough. USA Today and CNN both eagerly devoted articles to "fact checking" President Trump. The hysterical-as-always HuffPo eschewed all objectivity whatsoever, accusing Trump of lying, even in the headline ("Trump Spreads Lies In Televised Speech For Border Wall Funding").

At the same time, you heard almost nothing about the true circus act of the night: Chuck Schumer and Nancy Pelosi, who shouldered together next to a podium to have their rebuttal. They looked like the Adams family, crowded next to one another with their grim expressions. They looked like they'd been pulled right from the painting "American Gothic" by Grant Wood. Only worse, because they're in power, and they can do whatever they want to, with no one to stop them.

Which brings us to another impactful part of the President's speech.


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As you would expect, very few journalists have written about those direct words.

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.

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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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