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Why do Freepers have a problem with Glen Beck?

Posted on 07/25/2014 8:27:27 AM PDT by MNDude

I've seen some negative comments about conservative talk radio host "Glen Beck" in here lately.

Wasn't he the one that brought a million conservatives to a rally in Washington DC? So I'm just curious, if there is one thing you don't like about Mr. Beck, what is it?


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1 posted on 07/25/2014 8:27:27 AM PDT by MNDude
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He’s an attention whore.


2 posted on 07/25/2014 8:28:11 AM PDT by TomServo
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Illegal aliens. He welcomes them. For one.


3 posted on 07/25/2014 8:28:31 AM PDT by jsanders2001
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To: MNDude

Other than questioning his sanity I have no problem with him


4 posted on 07/25/2014 8:28:50 AM PDT by woofie
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He's alright, just a touch wacky in the head.

People shouldn't well up with tears of admiration when talking about themselves.

5 posted on 07/25/2014 8:29:47 AM PDT by dead (I've got my eye out for Mullah Omar.)
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To: MNDude

His radio show with him and his juvenile sidekicks cracking wise is unlistenable.


6 posted on 07/25/2014 8:30:57 AM PDT by shove_it (Directive 10-289 lives)
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To: MNDude

Used to listen to him.in 2003 right before I deployed over to OIF I....WHILE AT Fort Dix...he seemed to get it back then...now ...power and momey has gone to his head....nothing makes sense anymore..and always talking about something great...and those other two idiots with him are there coasting on his tail coat....it was a good program...but not anymore ..


7 posted on 07/25/2014 8:31:45 AM PDT by BCW (Amazon Books: "Babylon's Covert War" - the Iraq conflict explained in detail - by JH White)
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To: MNDude

I find him to be a “looses cannon”. His alerts...something big will be happening in a couple of days” never happen. Seems to be an attention whore and, well intentioned or not, he “opens mouth and inserts foot”. I still like the guy and find him right about a lot of things. The rally in D.C. was awesome and maybe a pinnacle for him. He can be over the top. But I still like him.


8 posted on 07/25/2014 8:32:02 AM PDT by ThomasMore (Islam is the Whore of Babylon!)
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I can’t take anyone seriously who converted from Catholicism to Mormonism even before all the histrionics and bleeding-heart stuff became evident.


9 posted on 07/25/2014 8:32:33 AM PDT by steve86 ( Acerbic by nature, not nurture)
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To: MNDude

He’s more of a “showman” than he is for real news. I sometimes have thought (the few times I’ve seen him) that he was going to start dancing and waving his hands around on the show ... LOL ...

And then, in a few instances, I’ve seen him make an issue out of something where he was using misleading information to “make a case” on some event or issue.

And lastly, a personal issue, I don’t like to have anything to do with CULT GROUP members ... :-) ...


10 posted on 07/25/2014 8:32:35 AM PDT by Star Traveler (Remember to keep the Messiah of Israel in the One-World Government that we look forward to coming)
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To: ColdOne

bkmk


11 posted on 07/25/2014 8:33:04 AM PDT by ColdOne (I miss my poochie... Tasha 2000~3/14/11))
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I started watching his TV channel. Not him as much as the Real News panel. Some good talking heads on it.


12 posted on 07/25/2014 8:34:26 AM PDT by Uncle Lonny
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He quotes Thomas Jefferson saying “Question with boldness even the very existence of God ...”, but on the Obama birth-certificate issue, he says “I had Stu look in to it, he said it was nothing.”

On the Bundy “racism” issue, he parrots NYT talking-points.

For a start.


13 posted on 07/25/2014 8:35:22 AM PDT by DuncanWaring (The Lord uses the good ones; the bad ones use the Lord.)
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What does bkmk mean? Try it in English.


14 posted on 07/25/2014 8:36:34 AM PDT by holyscroller ( Without God, America is one nation under)
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To: MNDude

I like to play with dolls too, but only with my 4 year-old daughter!
http://youtu.be/5u6p1-JYikE


15 posted on 07/25/2014 8:36:36 AM PDT by Berlin_Freeper
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He is an unreliable conservative. Michael Wiener, aka Savage is also another one we hate here.


16 posted on 07/25/2014 8:37:24 AM PDT by lormand (Inside every liberal is a dung slinging monkey)
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To: MNDude

Doofy drama queen defines Beck in my book.


17 posted on 07/25/2014 8:37:29 AM PDT by Sivad (NorCal red turf)
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A year ago he kept claiming of uncovering “Huge, earth shaking news” regarding Obama that will change things and he never delivers. He’s just a sensationalist whore. Recently, he goes down to the border to feed illegals and give them soccer balls. That was purely a stunt to get the churches involved federal money.


18 posted on 07/25/2014 8:37:38 AM PDT by miliantnutcase
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Lots of little reasons, going way back, including his unhinged emotionalism. It made me wary of him, but I overlooked it, and I still even made a long trip and paid good money to see him speak one time, to a packed audience in Tyler, TX.

It wasn’t until Beck came out saying he was fine with the deviancy of homo-marriage that I completely tuned him out. Someone embraces that, and I no longer put any weight into a single word or opinion from them on any subject or any thing, ever again.


19 posted on 07/25/2014 8:38:10 AM PDT by greene66
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He jumped the shark when he decided it was a Great Idea to fund the invading hoards of illegals with MY tax money and create an implosion of social services in the next year that will collapse the system.

IE Schools, Hospitals, Police Depts, Public Housing, welfare, SSI Disability.

All the while with driving down the wages for common labor jobs.


20 posted on 07/25/2014 8:38:20 AM PDT by VRWCarea51 (The original 1998 version)
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My only problem is that his show does not grab my interest. I have no problem with any show that differs from my own opinion but is interesting and well done. On the flip side, there are many shows, Hannity for example, that I agree with the host’s opinions but do not listen or watch because the show is boring and the host is not too bright.


21 posted on 07/25/2014 8:39:02 AM PDT by gusty
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He lost me in the last election. He seemed to demonize every Republican candidate until the only option left was Romney. I don’t remember him criticizing Romney.


22 posted on 07/25/2014 8:39:22 AM PDT by aimhigh (1 John 3:23)
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To: holyscroller

“What does bkmk mean? Try it in English.”

I assume it meant “bookmark”. Someone must have a few stuck keys on their keyboard.


23 posted on 07/25/2014 8:41:05 AM PDT by rightwingcrazy
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It is to remind me to follow this thread.


24 posted on 07/25/2014 8:41:33 AM PDT by ColdOne (I miss my poochie... Tasha 2000~3/14/11))
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To: MNDude

His overly inflated opinion of himself and his weepy histrionics are repellent to me.

Oh wait — that’s two things.

At any rate, I do agree with him on a lot of political points, but the above items are a deal-breaker for me.


25 posted on 07/25/2014 8:41:36 AM PDT by Constitution Day
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All of the above. And probably below, if anyone else posts.


26 posted on 07/25/2014 8:42:24 AM PDT by Resettozero
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The First lady an I met Beck twice, once at Clearchannel, and once at Macdill during Airfest (?). Spoke with him for 10-15 minutes. We like the guy, although don’t listen to him often.

5.56mm


27 posted on 07/25/2014 8:43:10 AM PDT by M Kehoe
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I knew it had something to do with that flying inman thing.

Yea I don’t like it that he left the Church either. I’ll just pray he comes back.


28 posted on 07/25/2014 8:43:30 AM PDT by Morgana ( Always a bit of truth in dark humor.)
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To: MNDude

He brought all those folks to DC under the guise of an anti-Obama protests, then bait-and-switched it to an evangelization.

I’m tired of his harangues.


29 posted on 07/25/2014 8:43:41 AM PDT by P.O.E. (Pray for America)
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Looks like you got some answers. Mine is: DITTO


30 posted on 07/25/2014 8:43:52 AM PDT by Fester Chugabrew (Even the compassion of the wicked is cruel.)
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The Bundy issue is when I started getting fed up with GB...this border Welcome Wagon stunt was the LAST STRAW, for me.

I was a long time supporter of GB, too. Enjoyed his FoxNews shows. Subscribed to his email updates, The BlazeTV, bought a couple of his sponsored products, etc.

I’ve dropped ANY/ALL connections to him.

GB? Who’s that?


31 posted on 07/25/2014 8:44:55 AM PDT by Jane Long ("And when thou saidst, Seek ye my face; my heart said unto thee, Thy face, LORD, will I seek")
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“Great Britain”.


32 posted on 07/25/2014 8:46:59 AM PDT by DuncanWaring (The Lord uses the good ones; the bad ones use the Lord.)
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Watching Beck detiorate on FNC over the years leads me to believe that he needs a psych eval. The man ain’t right in the head.


33 posted on 07/25/2014 8:47:23 AM PDT by TADSLOS (The Event Horizon has come and gone. Buckle up and hang on.)
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Coming up next for pay premium members only I will allude to the reasons why I don't like Beck. I will not however reveal the real reason until maybe Monday or Tuesday of next month.
34 posted on 07/25/2014 8:47:59 AM PDT by mad_as_he$$
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To: Fester Chugabrew

My problem with Gen Beck is that he has jumped the Rand Paul Shark.

Dr, Krauthammer has an excellent article on National Review, entitled, The Vacant President. The article is about why Obama appears so disengaged on foreign issues and it could apply to Rand Paul as well.


35 posted on 07/25/2014 8:48:06 AM PDT by Eva
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He’s pro Gay marriage.


36 posted on 07/25/2014 8:51:07 AM PDT by PetroniusMaximus
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he;s not conservative, he is very liberal on social issues and other issues like the border.


37 posted on 07/25/2014 8:51:09 AM PDT by manc (Marriage =1 man + 1 woman,when they say marriage equality then they should support polygamy)
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To: ColdOne
bookmark me too
38 posted on 07/25/2014 8:51:10 AM PDT by cycjec
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IMO, he comes across as a Messiah wannabe, far too self-absorbed for his own good.

OTOH, he has been a good teacher to those who were unaware of the history of progressivism and the evil of Alinsky.

His Libertarianism may explain his weepy bs. It’s very off putting, in any event.


39 posted on 07/25/2014 8:54:48 AM PDT by smoothsailing
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Glenn Beck is like those ads that pop up in your email promising the “secret” to paying off your mortgage in 6 months, or achieving startling weight loss in 30 days, or providing a secret list of foods that will cure, or prevent, cancer, or providing a method of building a fortune in gold, etc. They tease you into continuing to click their links and then never allow you to get out of the reel. Beck is always promising to let you in some secret, but he never delivers.

I don’t have time for that nonsense.


40 posted on 07/25/2014 8:55:49 AM PDT by afraidfortherepublic
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He’s a snake-oil salesman who just happened to determine that conservatives were a good target market.


41 posted on 07/25/2014 8:57:03 AM PDT by dfwgator
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He plagarized Alex Jones and then pretended not to know who he was.


42 posted on 07/25/2014 8:57:23 AM PDT by NeoCaveman (DC, it's Versailles on the Potomac but without the food and culture)
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To: MNDude

Too self-centered & manic-depressive.


43 posted on 07/25/2014 8:57:52 AM PDT by martin_fierro (< |:)~)
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My problem is the fact that he is a drama queen. I used to watch his TV show and I saw him in person years ago, his radio show with all the chatter is awful. I gave up on him ages ago.


44 posted on 07/25/2014 8:58:52 AM PDT by Ditter
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He’s no different than Rush or anyone else.

Good place to get information but their opinions are just that opinions no different that yours or anyone else’s opinion.

As long as you don’t hang on his every word and treat his opinions based on his assumptions as facts, it’s a pretty good show.


45 posted on 07/25/2014 8:59:18 AM PDT by IMR 4350
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Beware asking a question like that. It may trigger what I call the “Jealous Cult” around here.

You’re “jealous” if you are not in the tank for this or that cult figure immediately and permanently.

Or, how about this one, referring to the powers that be, that “they” FEAR this or that cult figure is why the figure is criticised, or can’t get off the ground.


46 posted on 07/25/2014 8:59:19 AM PDT by RitaOK ( VIVA CRISTO REY / Public education is the farm team for more Marxists coming.)
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I followed him on Fox, and really liked him— at first. But the long emotional,near tears, pauses, followed by swallowing the lump in his throat finally got to me. He was allowing his emotions to rule— not his brain.

And what good are a pile of soccer balls going to do to kids in shelters?


47 posted on 07/25/2014 8:59:22 AM PDT by Exit148
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Disliking Glen Beck is liking carrying a firearm.

I don't need a reason.

48 posted on 07/25/2014 8:59:41 AM PDT by Bloody Sam Roberts (Can anyone tell me who the head of the Muslim peace movement is?)
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He’s a tool, like many talk show people. When you’re a “personality” in the media there will come a time when you believe more in your own image than the ideals you started out with.


49 posted on 07/25/2014 9:02:35 AM PDT by MaggiesPitchfork
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Beck is a phony Huckster! Welcoming illegals at the border with stuffed animals was bad enough, and recently he changed his mind about Iraq and Afghanistan to gain favor with libs.


50 posted on 07/25/2014 9:04:35 AM PDT by kenmcg (b)
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