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Glenn Beck makes it official Hes leaving New York City
Wire Update ^ | April 16, 2011 | Joe Brooks

Posted on 04/16/2011 8:30:21 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet

Conservative talk show host Glenn Beck announced Saturday he has finally sold his Connecticut home and will be moving out of New York City in the near future.

After a year of teasing on both his radio and television programs, Beck made the announcement during a live broadcast on GlennBeck.com from Albany, New York. Beck said leaving New York would be part of his post-Fox News life.

Other notes from the broadcast (via @JoeBrooks):

- Glenn Beck said there were Pro-Glenn Protesters outside the theater today.

- When Glenn Beck brought up Donald Trump a few people in the audience began cheering, Glenn replied, “Really?”

- “I don’t know where [Obama is from] I don’t think he’s from where they issue birth certificates – I think he’s from Hell.”

- Glenn in a Satan voice: “Put your little hooves on this paper” refering to Barack Obama’s birth certificate

- ”It’s time to take personal responsibility and it’s time to be honest with the American People.”

- Glenn Beck places Allen West as President and Michelle Bachmann as VP. Someone in crowd yells “Ron Paul” He says I have plans for Ron Paul

- Glenn says that Ron Paul should be Sec of Treasury, and as Secretary of Defense would be… no one, we have Allen West as President.

- Glenn Beck: @theblaze is only the beginning of news and information that i will be providing for radio, television, and internet.

- Glenn Beck: I’m about to build a research department that will utilize the idle brains that we have, retired CIA, military, phd’s

- Glenn Beck: I’m going to make sure that Stephen Colbert and Jon Stewart don’t occupy the space of comedy alone.

- Glenn Beck: What you are about to see in a few months is a new way to communicate with each other …

- Glenn says he going to build a way to deliver news directly to the youth of America.

- Glenn Beck: We were each born with a purpose, born at this time for a reason. I don’t care what your [situation] is, your job is. You were born here for a purpose and the first thing you’ve got to do is… have no fear. Have no fear.

- Glenn Beck: The last thing I will be doing, I will be leaving New York City.

- Glenn Beck: As we build a new media I’m not building it in New York.

- Glenn Beck: [America isn't great] because we only have two crappy castles, one in Florida and one in Anaheim. (joking about Disney’s castles).

- In the Q&A session Glenn says the only time he’d be running is when he’s yelling at other people to RUN! (as in for the hills).


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To: rockrr

Recently read, by the end of the year, we will be in a horrendous recession.

I will be continuing to stock up on food and other items.


41 posted on 04/16/2011 9:50:35 PM PDT by SatinDoll (NO FOREIGN NATIONALS AS OUR PRESIDENT!)
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To: al baby
"Glenn Beck makes it official – He’s leaving New York City "
wellbye
42 posted on 04/16/2011 9:50:50 PM PDT by FrankR (The Evil Are Powerless If The Good Are Unafraid! - R. Reagan)
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To: rockrr
Glenn is an American patriot.

I'll stand with him... and, pray that all is well with him and his family..

43 posted on 04/16/2011 9:57:47 PM PDT by blam
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To: rockrr
Glenn is an American patriot.

I'll stand with him... and, pray that all is well with him and his family..

44 posted on 04/16/2011 9:57:55 PM PDT by blam
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To: rockrr
"GB acts like a man who has had the crap scared outta him. Changing his job (end of the Fox tv show), changing his residence, being evasive, I’m betting some of the scum-sucking bottom-feeders threatened his wife, kids, or staff."

Glenn once said that at any time he has as many as 15 security threats that require attention from his security people. (It must be very expensive)

45 posted on 04/16/2011 10:00:24 PM PDT by blam
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
I do not.

But I take issue with the implication that LTC West has "nothing else" on his government resume. IMNSHO, his credentials as a US Army artillery officer who led troops in battle, and who put the lives of his men before his career, makes him more qualified than any other potential candidate of any party, regardless of political pedigree or resume.

But who is the representative to which you refer?

Scouts Out! Cavalry Ho!

46 posted on 04/16/2011 10:07:25 PM PDT by wku man (Who says conservatives don't rock? www.myspace.com/10poundtest)
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To: wku man

President Abraham Lincoln. We elect governors, vice-presidents, generals (flag officers) and senators. Lieutenant colonels are not flag officers and Rep. West has been in office, what, three months now? Obviously, I respect LTC West’s service, but I’m just saying who we’ve elected in our last 235 years.


47 posted on 04/16/2011 10:16:59 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (A thorough knowledge of the Bible is worth more than a college education. TR)
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To: smokingfrog

“Is he moving to Texas?”
I hope not, he looked stupid in that hat.


48 posted on 04/16/2011 10:19:54 PM PDT by BigCinBigD (Northern flags in South winds flutter...)
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To: rockrr

Something is off about GB. I don’t know why he is openly ridiculing the FACT that Obama has not provided a BC, and has spent millions hiding that. He is a zero, he has no record to speak of. It is a really simple request, show the flippin BC, release all of your records.


49 posted on 04/16/2011 10:32:50 PM PDT by runninglips (Republicans = 99 lb weaklings of politics.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Lincoln — and he was only a former House member.


50 posted on 04/16/2011 10:40:48 PM PDT by Rockingham
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
- Glenn Beck: As we build a new media I’m not building it in New York.

You go Glenn!!

I am looking forward to a new media. The dinosaur media needs to go.

As The Joker says about Gotham (NY) - "This town needs an enema!"

51 posted on 04/16/2011 10:47:56 PM PDT by Only1choice____Freedom (FDR had the New Deal. President 0bama has the Raw Deal.)
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To: BigCinBigD

52 posted on 04/16/2011 10:51:31 PM PDT by smokingfrog ( sleep with one eye open ( <o> ---)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

he’s mormon - so he has plans


53 posted on 04/16/2011 11:13:11 PM PDT by Veritas01 (Veritas)
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To: smokingfrog
it's been said, "only two kinds of people wear cowboy hats... cowboys and azzholes"
54 posted on 04/16/2011 11:37:12 PM PDT by Chode (American Hedonist - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: Only1choice____Freedom

I expect that Glenn’s decision to move has more to do with his physical problems than anything else. That is probably a big reason he left Fox. That and the fact that he is stymied somewhat by what he can and can’t say on the air. They allow him some leeway, but, I’m almost positive he is on a chain.

If he had been fired, I seriously doubt he would be asked to do specials for the station. Let’s wait and see what materializes.

Sometimes he seems a little kooky, but, maybe he is more sane than his critics???


55 posted on 04/17/2011 12:18:18 AM PDT by Catsrus
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To: blam; onyx; penelopesire; maggief; hoosiermama; SE Mom; Fred Nerks; Red Steel; seekthetruth; ...

God bless Glenn, his health and family. He certainly
gave me the most unexpected and meaningful insight into
details of our history I never knew.

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- Glenn Beck: @theblaze is only the beginning of news and information that i will be providing for radio, television, and internet.

- Glenn Beck: I’m about to build a research department that will utilize the idle brains that we have, retired CIA, military, phd’s

- Glenn Beck: I’m going to make sure that Stephen Colbert and Jon Stewart don’t occupy the space of comedy alone.

- Glenn Beck: What you are about to see in a few months is a new way to communicate with each other …

- Glenn says he going to build a way to deliver news directly to the youth of America.

- Glenn Beck: We were each born with a purpose, born at this time for a reason. I don’t care what your [situation] is, your job is. You were born here for a purpose and the first thing you’ve got to do is… have no fear. Have no fear.

- Glenn Beck: The last thing I will be doing, I will be leaving New York City.

- Glenn Beck: As we build a new media I’m not building it in New York.

- Glenn Beck: [America isn’t great] because we only have two crappy castles, one in Florida and one in Anaheim. (joking about Disney’s castles).

- In the Q&A session Glenn says the only time he’d be running is when he’s yelling at other people to RUN! (as in for the hills).

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Review of his event in Chicago

http://leisureblogs.chicagotribune.com/the_theater_loop/2011/04/glenn-beck-chicago-theatre-review.html

Excerpt:

If Thursday night’s mighty strange and thoroughly fascinating show revealed anything, it’s that Beck is moving away from the political arena and toward the religious realm, albeit one of his very singular definition.

The open question is how many of his followers from the Fox News Channel are ready to make the same journey. (The Chicago Theatre was less than half full Thursday, but then Beck was playing a town from which he only half-jokingly suggested that those who stand with him should move.)

Beck, a far smarter man than many realize, clearly knows that it will be a tricky transition, economically and otherwise, and that it will require all his considerable charm and force of personality.

But you sense that Beck now has decided that it must be done. Come hell or high water. He doesn’t want to be a pundit so much as a preacher.

“I had been feeling that a great chance was coming for me” he said, clearly not just referring to his recently announced departure from Fox.

Beck has, he told us, been spending time with the Reverend Billy Graham. In his two-hour show (one hour of Beck yakking, mostly extemporaneously, and one of his mostly taking pre-selected questions from the audience) Beck spoke much of God’s purpose and human sin. Although he did not, tellingly, mention the name Jesus Christ.

“You don’t have a single right,” Beck told a rather perplexed audience clearly very much invested in precisely those privileges of American citizenship. “They belong to him,” he said, pointing skywards. “There is an overarching plan that started with Adam and Eve. We were supposed to be the guardians, but instead we reached for the apple.”


56 posted on 04/17/2011 12:32:31 AM PDT by STARWISE (The overlords are in place .. we are a nation under siege .. pray, go Galt & hunker down)
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To: al baby
Personally I think the man his going Cookoo

Yeah, it's as if he's trying to act like Howard Beale.

57 posted on 04/17/2011 1:46:35 AM PDT by BfloGuy
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To: bigbob
For his new headquarters location, I’d suggest Peculiar Missouri, Odd, West Virginia, or maybe Ding Dong, Texas.

I would suggest Uncertain, Texas. Beautiful country, sleepy village filled with artists, craftsmen and other free-thinkers. Look it up.

58 posted on 04/17/2011 2:47:49 AM PDT by TexasRedeye (Eschew obfuscation)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

How is it Beck says those things about Obama’s so called birth certificate, yet is a rabid critic of “birthers”.

Pick a lane Beck.


59 posted on 04/17/2011 2:51:47 AM PDT by Cringing Negativism Network ("Game On" - Sarah Palin 4/16/11 Madison WI)
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To: Maelstorm
Agreed! Beck is a budding rock star and will only get better as he ages.

He is brilliant, funny, witty and as Brett Baer closes with every night Unafraid.

60 posted on 04/17/2011 4:05:01 AM PDT by rodguy911 (FreeRepublic:Land of the Free because of the Brave--Sarah Palin 2012)
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