Glenn Beck: Rush Limbaugh is 'not only a legend, he's a pioneer'

Rush Limbaugh has meant so much to the conservative movement and his recent diagnosis of stage 4 lung cancer has sent shock waves through the talk radio community. Rush is a talk radio legend. But more than that, he paved the way for conservative broadcasters like Glenn Beck, Mark Levin or Sean Hannity.

On the radio program Tuesday, Glenn gave a heartfelt tribute to the "pioneer" and "patriarch" of modern talk radio.

"Rush Limbaugh is not only a legend, he's a pioneer. The difference is, a pioneer knows they might get killed along the way. Knows that they might get stuck in the mountains. Knows that, 'this is risky.' That's Rush Limbaugh ... and without him, I don't know what happens to the rest of us on talk radio," Glenn said.

"Rush, I'm not only praying for you because you're a good guy, and I'm grateful for what you've done for me personally -- not for my career, but as a person in America that cared. Thank you for being with us. But I'm also praying for you because I don't know what happens to our voices if you go away," he continued. "If the patriarch goes away, none of us are qualified to sit in that chair."

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Sen. Ted Cruz: NOBODY should be afraid of Trump's Supreme Court justice pick

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Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) joined Glenn Beck on the radio program Wednesday to weigh in on President Donald Trump's potential Supreme Court nominees and talk about his timely new book, "One Vote Away: How a Single Supreme Court Seat Can Change History."

Sen. Cruz argued that, while Congressional Democrats are outraged over President Trump's chance at a third court appointment, no one on either side should be afraid of a Supreme Court justice being appointed if it's done according to the founding documents. That's why it's crucial that the GOP fills the vacant seat with a true constitutionalist.

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Sen. Mike Lee (R-Utah) joined Glenn Beck on the radio program Wednesday to talk about why he believes President Donald Trump will nominate Judge Amy Coney Barrett to fill the Supreme Court vacancy created by Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's death.

Lee, a member of the Senate Judiciary Committee that will consider and vote on the nominee, also weighed in on another Supreme Court contender: Judge Barbara Lagoa. Lee said he would not be comfortable confirming Lagoa without learning more about her history as it pertains to upholding the U.S. Constitution.

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This week on the Glenn Beck Podcast, Glenn spoke with Vox co-founder Matthew Yglesias about his new book, "One Billion Americans: The Case for Thinking Bigger."

Matthew and Glenn agree that, while conservatives and liberals may disagree on a lot, we're not as far apart as some make it seem. If we truly want America to continue doing great things, we must spend less time fighting amongst ourselves.

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'A convenient boogeyman for misinformation artists': Why is the New York Times defending George Soros?

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On the "Glenn Beck Radio Program" Tuesday, Glenn discussed the details of a recent New York Times article that claims left-wing billionaire financier George Soros "has become a convenient boogeyman for misinformation artists who have falsely claimed that he funds spontaneous Black Lives Matter protests as well as antifa, the decentralized and largely online, far-left activist network that opposes President Trump."

The Times article followed last week's bizarre Fox News segment in which former House Speaker Newt Gingrich appeared to be censored for criticizing Soros (read more here). The article also labeled Glenn a "conspiracy theorist" for his tweet supporting Gingrich.

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