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Posted on 02/13/2011 6:48:22 AM PST by llandres
Glenn Beck has always been known as someone to make some fairly bold and strange predictions, but the protests in Egypt may have given birth to a Beck prophecy on a whole other level. Beck has said that the Egyptian uprising is not merely about an oppressed and impoverished people fighting for their rights, but instead, Beck sees the uprising as an effort by radical Muslims and socialists to establish a one world government called a caliphate. Under Becks theory, the caliphate will eventually lead the end of the Western world as we know it. Beck has warned his viewers that the revolution is not merely about Egypt, but about their own towns, homes, and way of life...
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Well the Egyptian MILITARY has just DISSOLVED Parliment.
Early predictions is it is perfect for the Muslim Brotherhood. Glenn hasn’t jumped anything. Just telling the TRUTH.
Doesn't he know they just make that stuff up to sound good until they get elected, then they turn secular and humanist
Here’s the direct link to the video:
There’s no reason to excerpt the examiner.
It’s just a blog. And full of pop-ups and trackers.
Beck’s out there because they don’t think muslims want a region wide, not worldwide, sharia law? Just goes to show they don’t understand Muslims at all.
He is 100% correct about that
He is out of his depth. He extrapolates an extrapolation then inserts the result into an equation that results in an asymptotic trend
He’s still got a lot of growing up to do... it’s hard to take him seriously when he’s alway snickering (mostly improvised) like a teeny-bopped non conformist, whispering jokes behind the teacher’s back... he may be right, but who can take him seriously? Really...
It took nearly a year for the radicals to take control after the Iranian revolution.
I’m with Glenn on this! Tomorrow’s program wil be interesting. Follow the money and you will find SOROS and friends near the middle, just as he has been in other “revolutions”.
He jumped the shark a long time ago. I don’t watch his show because I don’t like being lectured to and bitched at by his whiney voice. He takes on some kind of a preacher persona that just hits me sideways.
I know people here like him, but this is just my opinion.
Facts. Truth. Double sourced and triple checked.
Got it? Try it sometime. . . Research is 'in'. .
This guy is a propaganda spewing liberal.
Beck also correctly mentioned the socialist and communist ties to the events in Egypt.
According to this clown all the muslim brotherhood would have to do is change their name then Beck would become so very exposed.
The fact that his rating are down by 50 % is a total lie, coming from a fool who may have 10-20 loyal readers each week.
Nice try, the American are way too informed to believe one word of what you say, you might as well be wearing a Mao hat plowing the fields, as far as I’m concerned.
Of course, Beck is always able to convince his audience that he was right all along. He consistently says that higher inflation rates are coming even though they have not come yet. Beck is quick to point to rising prices for any product while ignoring stable prices overall.They are "stable" because little things like FOOD and ENERGY have been removed from the calculations, you nitwit.
those crocodile tears just make me shut this wuss off every time. I agree with most of his politics but his style is for someone else...not me.
I don’t mistake Beck for a prophet. He’s sincere, often right, and he’s got a megaphone built with Beck’s Miracle Gro. But predicting something big and apocalyptic shouldn’t, in itself, discredit him. He could be right, you know.
I’ve talked to enough muslims (used to be neighbor to a whole pack of fundies with a mosque/madrassa “islamic center”) to say without a doubt, they DO want their nasty cult to take over the entire world. They DO want a caliphate and they want it yesterday.
Those muslims who don’t, haven’t the intellectual ammo or the guts to differ with the “revealed word” in their quran. They can never get to first base with a reformation, because the quran is plain on this point.
As many have said, there’s no moderate muslim as opposed to fanatical muslim. Certainly not when it comes to islamic domination.
We need to get our heads out of the sand while they’re still attached to our necks.
Agreed. I don't like listening to Beck for this reason. His style is irritating and it sucks. Trouble is, his analysis about the intention of radical islam to restore the caliphate , destroy western civilization, and spread islam worldwide is beyond dispute. It may not happen, or it may take a century if it does. But he is right aout the basics. Now if only he could act like a serious adult when addressing serious things.
If Beck has “jumped the shark” on this then put me right there with him because I believe him to be EXACTLY right!
While I agree that his delivery is somewhat of a trial at times, and he is not too polished, the assessment of the muslim brotherhood’s goals is still correct. They’ve not made any great secret of their wishes or what they work toward. Even if one discounts the collusion between disparate groups, the mb is a genuine concern, and we will likely pay for this blunder of the president’s for quite some time to come. Those who desire islam ruling all still want it. And work toward it, darn them. Just as those of a PC bent ignore and discount it.
That’s what I’m seeing. Those that think this is good and those that think this is bad. I tend to lean more towards what Glenn is saying in part because I know what the bible says about the time before Christs return. I also know how parasites work, from the microscopic all the way up through the food chain to humans. The muslim brotherhood are parasites and so is Soro’s and the left. They feed on destabilized situations and the ignorance and panic of people.
Wow, Beck predicted trouble in the middle east.
Jumped the shark or jumped the gun? He’s been right about many predictions people called him crazy for when he made them. Whatever his personal quirks, he doesn’t ask people to believe, he just asks them to look at the same facts, listen to the same words out of peoples’ mouths that he does to draw the conclusions he’s made. Give it a try before calling him crazy. Between 60 and 70 percent of Egyptians want a caliphate rather than an independent country on its own called Egypt. Are they all in on a conspiracy? The Mohammadan world was once fairly recently one political unit, or much of it was - the divisions in it we see as independent countries were in very large part impositions of the European colonial powers in the last century. Beck might not be expressing it that way, and he might not have gotten the right degrees from the right places and belong to the right think tanks and the right associations for the establishment to look to him for quotes on this subject. But can’t, for instance, a plumber be right about predicting where the sun is going to rise tomorrow morning without a degree in astrophysics?
If in 2 years Egypt is threatening to break peace with Israel bringing the whole Middle East to the Brink of war - will the same media look back and say, “Glenn was the only one who got it right”? Don’t hold your breath.
Really Rachel Madhow.
bert, we got it.
You don’t like Beck.
You make it clear on every thread.
Meanwhile; Rush blathers on about football and golf...I actually can LEARN some things from Beck...
Mark Levin played a clip on Friday of some of the reaction, in NY, to MB’s ‘stepping down’ and there was a guy, sounded arabic, yelling “this is the end for Israel, this is the end for America!!”. Sounds completely democratic to me /s
With that said, GB is pushing the limit on the predictions. People are fed up with being scared crapless for 3 hours plus an hour on TV. He’s done a lot of good and has been critical in opening eyes with his research but predicting what is going to happen in such detail is careless and foolish and irresponsible as well (imo). No one ‘knows’ what is going to happen; only God knows.
The islamists and the radical left are in a marriage of convenience to bring down the West as we’ve known it. They both believe they will rise to the top in both of their spheres. The muslims believe the socialists are idiots, and will be their next target.
Just search the term “Day of rage” with the name of virtually any middle eastern nation and you’ll be amazed. They’re going on all across the mideast and elsewhere and they all want “Change” and “Social Justice”. (Uganda seems to be the new one)
Looking at the history of “The day of rage” is also interesting. It was first used in 1969 Chicago by the weathermen and SDS.
Those who refuse to pay attention may as well consider themselves marxists because they’re either with us or against us.
He's being attacked from every imagineable quarter.
And when the Copts, who have been there for 2,000 years, are given the 24 hour warning to leave or die, what will the MSM say?
That is what is happening in Iraq now. The Christian population in Iraq has been cut by 2/3 since the fall of Saddam. The sectarian cleansing is now accelerating. The church bombings are just a warning to leave. And they are. After 2,000 years, the last holdout Christians are being cleansed from the M.E. And we are watching it happen.
Regardless of who runs for President in Egypt, if Muslim Brotherhood doesn’t condone them, again, we will see riots in the square, forcing all those they don’t approve of, to back out..leaving the one they want, to win.
Regardless, all of our Allies must be quakin in the boots to see US turn on Mubarek.
It’s odd, didn’t Obama say in 2009 regarding the President in Honduruas that US couldn’t support a military coup? He labeled the Honduras removal of a President, ignoring rule of law, as illegal....but yet, called for Mubarek ousting....
I no longer watch Beck because I got rid of Cable TV (including Fox News—which was about the only thing I watched anymore). Even so, I think he’s done the country a great service by exposing some of the cockroaches under the rock, including: ASoros, Van Jones, Cloward-Piven, and the ACORN crowd. He is very good at describing the purpose, structure, and operating practices of these networks. Its the first step toward dismantling them.
On the flip side, I think he does go overboard at times. But, overall, he is doing a great job.
This author hasn’t been to Michigan where football practice was moved to after dark so as to not upset the fasting (and drinking fluids) part of Ramadan would not be disrupted.
Now either non-muslims were having midnight football practice or the entire football team is muslim. Either way, it’s not good.
Here's the bind we Cassandras inevitably wind up in:
If we're right, and not heeded, we die with everyone else.
But if the warning's heard, and we defend ourselves so it doesn't happen, we're wrong:
"SEE? It didn't happen"
I can’t stand to watch him either although I have email friends who hang on his every word.
Well, I’ve never actually listened to Beck, because I don’t do much radio or any TV.
So, I get the impression that he’s a bit kooky in his methods of presentation.
However, he is not kooky about this. He’s simply telling people what the Muslim Brotherhood says about itself.
And the danger is real. The Generals would like to preserve the status quo under a replacement for Mubarak, who has gotten too old to hand on much longer. But they may not be able to control the situation if their subordinates revolt.
Then it’s Caliphate here we come! And I’m afraid that Obozo dreams of helping to restore the Caliphate, and perhaps thinks he will be the new Caliph. That’s what his name implies, in Arabic, as we learned back in 2008.
He takes on some kind of a preacher persona...
There are times when I've watched him that remind me of some of those religious programs such as "The King is Coming" or the "John Ankerberg Show". Not necessarily the content, but the style.
The information on a topic he covers in one day, would take a real classroom in a good school an entire week to view from all sides and probe with questions and debate. He transfers that responsibility onto the viewer, who in nine out of ten cases, moves the topic into the "I know all about this now" part of their brain.
That's not to discount his efforts. I commend him for that. Psychology 101 class makes most freshmen the most clueless experts in the field of human behavior. But it is a start..........
Agreed. He is usually correct, hammered by his critics because of the timing issues. He does have a delivery like the late Gene Scott.
I knew I wasn’t alone, even among conservatives.
First, anyone who doesn’t know the left bends over backwards for radical Islam, is an idiot. This despite Islam despising most of what the left supports (womens’ rights, dissent, gays, etc.)
Second, just bc radical Islamists can’t take over the World tomorrow, doesn’t mean they aren’t really trying.
As far as Glenn, yes, I find him annoying at times with the crying, his delivery but I love his passion to point out:
How our history is being hijacked, 8 school districts now teaching that a Muslim discovered America, etc.
The history of civil rights, slavery, was the Republican party not the Democrat Party.
The Czars in Obama’s WH, the power of the EPA, Sierra Club, taking over of the lands of private citizens,etc.
In other words, tune out the delivery, focus on the facts he gives. Like another poster here said: He doesn’t ask you to believe him, but do research the facts he provides, make your own decision.
His passion and love and patriotism for our country means more to me then his annoying delivery of content on his show...
The Muslim Brotherhood has clearly stated their agenda. Obama will not speak out against their involvement.
The promotion of a ICG candidate indicates Brzezinski, Soros, Clinton, UN globalist manipulators.
Don’t get me wrong, Beck is far and away better to listen to, than the likes of MSN-BS... but there are times I cringe, especially when his snicker seems “glommed on” when facing O’Reilly...
“I agree with most of his politics but his style is for someone else...not me.”
So, what you are basically saying is that you wouldn’t read a good factual book if you didn’t like the cover?
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