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Beck and Family Harassed During Outdoor Movie Night in NYC Park
The Blaze ^ | 6/28/2011 | Jonathon M. Seidl

Posted on 06/28/2011 10:01:23 AM PDT by Domandred

There are those who love freedom of expression, as long as it’s not conservatives who are doing the expressing. Just ask Glenn Beck. On radio Tuesday, he told the stunning story of how he and his family were harassed during an outdoor movie in New York City’s Bryant Park.

For those unfamiliar with Bryant Park, it hosts weekly showings of classic films during the summer months. Attendees bring blankets and picnic dinners and sprawl out on the park’s great lawn while watching the films on a giant screen.

As Beck explained, he attended Monday night‘s public showing of Alfred Hitchcock’s “The 39 Steps” with his wife and daughter. During the film, he was ridiculed, had someone “kick a cup” of wine on his wife and on his blanket, and even witnessed another person stand up and yell, “We hate conservatives here!”

“These people were some of the most hateful people I have ever seen,” Beck said. “All I wanted to do is go out on a blanket with my family and have dinner in the afternoon sun and sit around Americans, not like-minded Americans, and just watch a movie in the park. And last night at about‑‑ when the movie was just about over, my wife and I got out because it was hostile.”

Later, when Beck left near the end of the movie, the crowd applauded.

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Caught this this morning and thought I would post it. Doesn't surprise me at all that it happened, with liberal tolerance how it is and all.

If the same happened to me, I'm not sure I would just let it happen. I've never been on to "turn the other cheek" nor back down when being threatened.

Quite frankly I'm getting down right fed up with this liberal tolerance crap. We outnumber them, yet we back down to their actions, defer to their rules and put up with their crap. We let them get their foot in the door, now look where we are. Anyway I digress, that's a slightly different topic.

That said given Glenn's propensity of over-dramatizing some events makes me wonder what really happened.

1 posted on 06/28/2011 10:01:29 AM PDT by Domandred
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To: Domandred

This sort of thing happens when you’re a well-known entertainer.


2 posted on 06/28/2011 10:03:04 AM PDT by stuartcr ("Everything happens as God wants it to...otherwise, things would be different.")
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To: Domandred

Another case made for Upstatehood.


3 posted on 06/28/2011 10:03:15 AM PDT by mewzilla
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To: Domandred
Quite frankly I'm getting down right fed up with this liberal tolerance crap. We outnumber them, yet we back down to their actions, defer to their rules and put up with their crap.

Felt that way for a number of years now.

4 posted on 06/28/2011 10:03:23 AM PDT by Oatka ("A society of sheep must in time beget a government of wolves." –Bertrand de Jouvenel)
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To: Domandred

That said given Glenn’s propensity of over-dramatizing some events makes me wonder what really happened.

Until, of course it happens to YOUR family. Then it’s no longer high drama.


5 posted on 06/28/2011 10:04:15 AM PDT by veritas2002
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To: Domandred

The demented LIEberals will miss us when we are gone. Their ‘Imagined’ world of Nirvana will be a hellhole of despair of their own choosing. Ain’t gonna be pretty folks.


6 posted on 06/28/2011 10:05:15 AM PDT by tflabo
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To: Domandred

What did he expect to have happen in the armpit of America? There is no way I would be wandering around in NYC with my family if I were a famous right winger.


7 posted on 06/28/2011 10:05:25 AM PDT by Lazlo in PA (Now living in a newly minted Red State.)
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To: Domandred

Conservative is the new Black.


8 posted on 06/28/2011 10:05:50 AM PDT by 6SJ7 (atlasShruggedInd = TRUE)
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To: mewzilla
Another case made for Upstatehood

I'll second that!

9 posted on 06/28/2011 10:07:14 AM PDT by Wilum (Never loaded a nuke I didn't like)
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To: Domandred

In the large cities on the coasts and in the ohio-missisippi valley, we do not outnumber them. Nationwide, yes, but in most large cities, no. Once you get outside city limits of those urban entities with >500,000 population, things get a lot more conservative.


10 posted on 06/28/2011 10:08:18 AM PDT by L,TOWM (The Democratic Party Platform: Lies, promulgated by Liars whose only real talent is Lying.)
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To: Domandred

Why is he going without bodyguards??


11 posted on 06/28/2011 10:08:43 AM PDT by Cheetahcat ( November 4 2008 ,A date that will live in Infamy.)
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To: veritas2002

It must be pretty bad sometimes. The Idiot that played the mob boss on the sopranos actually apologized for what he said to Glenn in front of his son.

If a liberal thinks they’ve gone over the line, you know its bad.


12 posted on 06/28/2011 10:09:03 AM PDT by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin! (look it up))
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To: Domandred

The leftist mob is similar to the radical islamist mob, without the beheadings.


13 posted on 06/28/2011 10:09:26 AM PDT by smoothsailing
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To: Domandred
We outnumber them

Not in NYC.

FWIW, I wouldn't dream of treating even Michael Moore this way.

14 posted on 06/28/2011 10:09:39 AM PDT by Sherman Logan
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To: Lazlo in PA

“What did he expect to have happen in the armpit of America? There is no way I would be wandering around in NYC with my family if I were a famous right winger.”

Suggested correction:

What did he expect to have happen in the armpit of America? There is no way I would be wandering around in NYC.


15 posted on 06/28/2011 10:09:54 AM PDT by I cannot think of a name
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To: veritas2002
Until, of course it happens to YOUR family. Then it’s no longer high drama.

Yea true. I'm just thinking of his hospital visit and his "going blind".

To be fair I think he's downplayed past security issues and threats though.

16 posted on 06/28/2011 10:10:45 AM PDT by Domandred (Fdisk, format, and reinstall the entire .gov system.)
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To: Domandred

I felt bad for Beck’s daughter. Liberals are such evil, demented pigs.


17 posted on 06/28/2011 10:10:53 AM PDT by dragonblustar
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To: Domandred

“We hate conservatives here!”

‘...because we liberals are tolerant enlightened people and conservatives are hateful and intolerant. That’s why we hate them and won’t tolerate them.’

Sometimes the irony is so thick that you couldn’t cut it with a chain saw.


18 posted on 06/28/2011 10:10:53 AM PDT by pieceofthepuzzle
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To: Wilum
Where was Glen's security? They could have done something discretely to show how inappropriate the actions of the ‘’gentleman’’ was.
19 posted on 06/28/2011 10:11:46 AM PDT by shadeaud (" If you can't beat them, arrange to have them beaten." -- George Carlin)
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To: Domandred

20 posted on 06/28/2011 10:12:05 AM PDT by Jeff Chandler (Just once I'd like someone to call me 'Sir' without adding 'You're making a scene.' - Homer Simpson)
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To: Domandred
Glenn's propensity of over-dramatizing some events

Ya think?

Beck is an over-the-top entertainer. Problem is that, within all of the hype and hyperbole, there are some excellent ideas and observations.

IMHO, the facts are scary enough. The hyperbolic scaremongering just dilutes his message.

21 posted on 06/28/2011 10:12:22 AM PDT by wbill
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To: Domandred

Liberals ARE the haters... and they don’t know it. Ann Coulter’s new book goes into the ‘why’s and wherefores’... stunningly blind to who they are...


22 posted on 06/28/2011 10:12:36 AM PDT by GOPJ (1 in 19 collect SS disability- http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/2650736/posts?page=131#131)
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To: Domandred

For Glen and his family’s sake, I hope he conceal carries because one of these days he may need it as these feral liberals seek to cause them bodily harm.


23 posted on 06/28/2011 10:13:08 AM PDT by OB1kNOb (Financial Repression.......it answers a lot of questions.....read about it on FinancialSense.com.)
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To: Domandred

Liberals ARE the haters... they have a mob mentality and they don’t know it. Ann Coulter’s new book goes into the ‘why’s and wherefores’... liberals are stunningly blind to who they are...


24 posted on 06/28/2011 10:13:18 AM PDT by GOPJ (1 in 19 collect SS disability- http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/2650736/posts?page=131#131)
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To: Sherman Logan
I wouldn't dream of treating even Michael Moore this way.

Yup. As much as I despise everything he stands for I would be polite and keep my opinions to myself in the proper setting.
25 posted on 06/28/2011 10:13:33 AM PDT by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin! (look it up))
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To: Lazlo in PA

I lived in Manhattan once, before my conservative days. If it’s anything like I remember it (and I assume it’s worse), there’s no reason why any conservative in his right mind would want to live there, unless perhaps as a missionary. Beck is obviously up to no good.


26 posted on 06/28/2011 10:16:15 AM PDT by Genoa (Starve the beast.)
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To: veritas2002

For a while there, I succumbed to the GB mystique and alarm. However, his two personnas, the on-air FOX GB and the radio GB are Mr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde as far as I’m concerned. His alarmist Fox personna seemed genuine and real while his sillyass bantering with whomever co-hosts with him makes me think both (all) are completely effing nuts. I finally resolved to decide for myself from now on. I don’t need him or his ‘team’ to alert me...I can see it for myself, firsthand.


27 posted on 06/28/2011 10:16:41 AM PDT by Gaffer
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To: Domandred

Its New York City, they would vote for Al-Quieta. Expecting civility from them is not going to happen.


28 posted on 06/28/2011 10:17:07 AM PDT by packrat35 (America is rapidly becoming a police state that East Germany could be proud of!)
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To: cripplecreek; Sherman Logan
"I wouldn't dream of treating even Michael Moore this way."

You're better men than I.

29 posted on 06/28/2011 10:17:39 AM PDT by Joe 6-pack (Que me amat, amet et canem meum)
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To: Domandred
NYC--the ugly hateful city.

But, gee, Beck, there's a price for celebrity. You didn't deserve that, but--there's a price.

30 posted on 06/28/2011 10:19:19 AM PDT by Mamzelle
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To: Domandred

And each time we do they get more emboldened. Sometimes I feel it would be worth a few hours in jail just to pop one in the face.


31 posted on 06/28/2011 10:20:23 AM PDT by panthermom (Pray for my son in Aghanistan and all the troops!)
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To: Domandred

“These people were some of the most hateful people I have ever seen,” Beck said.

Another reason why Beck’s insistence on everybody “being like Gandi” and similar tripe is so utterly ridiculous in delaing with these vile, evil liberal vermin. It’s pretty easy to “be like Gandi” with round-the-clock security... I


32 posted on 06/28/2011 10:20:55 AM PDT by Common Sense 101
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To: 444Flyer

Mob mentality is getting really bad.


33 posted on 06/28/2011 10:22:26 AM PDT by HollyB
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To: Domandred
Beck doesn't have bodyguards?

ML/NJ

34 posted on 06/28/2011 10:24:51 AM PDT by ml/nj
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To: Domandred

I wish there were a video.


35 posted on 06/28/2011 10:25:03 AM PDT by squarebarb
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To: Cheetahcat

I agree with you. He should not dwell among the idiots without some protection. He should move out of the cesspool of NY and go where there are like minded individuals. Without the taxes that wealthy folks like him pay in NY, the liberal progressives wouldn’t have a park to go see a concert.


36 posted on 06/28/2011 10:25:08 AM PDT by toolman1401
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To: packrat35
Its New York City, they would vote for Al-Quieta.

Your spelling and grammar match your knowledge and analysis.

37 posted on 06/28/2011 10:26:27 AM PDT by wideawake
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To: Domandred

This proves the premise of Ann Coulters new book “Demonic”


38 posted on 06/28/2011 10:27:49 AM PDT by Mr. K (CAPSLOCK! -Unleash the fury! [Palin/Bachman 2012- unbeatable ticket])
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To: Domandred

Aren’t LIBERALS the tolerant ones?! /s


39 posted on 06/28/2011 10:28:46 AM PDT by kcvl
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To: Genoa

You think Beck is up to no good? Who made you God and able to know his intention? He has a right to live where he wants and is entitled to pursue the line of work he wants. Maybe you would be up to no good if you lived there, but he is not you.


40 posted on 06/28/2011 10:29:18 AM PDT by HollyB
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To: Domandred

I’m betting that his description is dead-on.

Living in the ‘deep-blue’ I get treated to this sort of thing all the time. The difference is that I (and the folks I associate with) don’t back down.

But then, unlike Beck, I no longer have to worry about the safety of my kids in these sorts of situations.


41 posted on 06/28/2011 10:30:19 AM PDT by rockrr (Everything is different now...)
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To: HollyB
You think Beck is up to no good? Who made you God

Yes, New York is liberal utopia, and he's a disturber of the peace. /SARC!!!!
42 posted on 06/28/2011 10:31:16 AM PDT by Genoa (Starve the beast.)
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To: Jeff Chandler

Just finished it - and if we allow the mobs to lead us down the same path as France, we’re finished too.


43 posted on 06/28/2011 10:31:30 AM PDT by oh8eleven (RVN '67-'68)
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To: Genoa

You are dead on here. I used to spend a lot of time in Manhattan after Rudy cleaned the city up. New Yorkers are loud and opinionated just on sports alone. Then you have Glenn roll in there to a venue that would attract all the art house Libs and lay on an American flag blanket and not expect verbal abuse and harassment? There are things you just don’t do if you want a trouble free day. Like going into Harlem at night 30 years ago.


44 posted on 06/28/2011 10:32:10 AM PDT by Lazlo in PA (Now living in a newly minted Red State.)
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To: toolman1401

He’s been working in NYC. Kind of hard to live elsewhere unless he commuted a long distance.


45 posted on 06/28/2011 10:33:55 AM PDT by HollyB
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To: Domandred

Compassionate liberals, you gotta love them. Or not.


46 posted on 06/28/2011 10:34:51 AM PDT by truthkeeper (Vote Against Barack Obama in 2012!)
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To: Lazlo in PA

My mare was Abe Beame.


47 posted on 06/28/2011 10:35:19 AM PDT by Genoa (Starve the beast.)
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To: Domandred

A video of this event could have gone viral...


48 posted on 06/28/2011 10:35:59 AM PDT by hosepipe (This propaganda has been edited to include some fully orbed hyperbole...)
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To: HollyB

Have you seen the pictures? Big American flag blanket in Bryant Park. He did absolutely nothing to tone down his attendance there. No hat. No glasses. Nothing. In broad daylight. I vote for the “looking for trouble” opinion. It’s not like Glenn hasn’t been known for stirring the pot.

http://gawker.com/5816058/glenn-beck-catches-a-movie-in-the-park


49 posted on 06/28/2011 10:38:19 AM PDT by Lazlo in PA (Now living in a newly minted Red State.)
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To: Domandred
They're miserable new yorkers and Beck threatens their little fantasy worlds. To hell with them.
50 posted on 06/28/2011 10:39:37 AM PDT by Vision ("Did I not say to you that if you would believe, you would http://see the glory of God?" John 11:40)
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