On Friday evening Glenn Beck answered viewers questions on a variety of topics including government assistance and how one balances concerns about financial security with a desire to not rely on the Uncle Sam.

For Beck, he said that he believes that “I am here to do nothing but stand on my own to feet and grow stronger and provide help and relief for others who can’t.”

“The last resort should be the federal government.”

Beck also answered other questions submitted by viewers. His remarks are featured below: