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Glenn's Red Pill
Glenn Beck's Radio Show/Website ^ | 5-8-2009 | Glenn Beck

Posted on 05/08/2009 3:06:39 PM PDT by Pantera

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What shuts the matrix off? What is the matrix afraid of? Where is the power source of the matrix? Unplug it. Can we just infect the software? That's one option. Or can we unplug the machine so the whole thing goes... I've told you we've got to start challenging the Constitution. We have to start challenging the government. We have to start saying, "You know what, we're going to adopt a sovereignty clauses in our states." But that was to throw the matrix up against the wall and scare them. It was like I was talking last hour, the zombies: Throw them up against the wall and hold them at bay. Scare them. Thomas Jefferson said a government, where a government is afraid of its people, there is liberty. Where the people are afraid of their government, there is tyranny. So that was, let's throw them against the wall. Instead the people of Montana and the people of Texas and the people of Utah, whoa. Texas and the mountain region and now the people in Tennessee. They've all come to the same conclusion: If we challenge the government on gun laws, specifically in this one way, if we make a gun in Texas and if it's purchased in Texas this is a Montana thing. So I should probably use Montana. If it is made in Montana, purchased in Montana and remains in Montana, there is no reason the federal government should have any regulation on that gun.

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TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Politics/Elections; US: Montana; US: Texas
KEYWORDS: 10th; 2nd; firearms
More at the links about this. For a while I have thought that way to fight our federal government gone mad was through state rights. It sounds like some people that are much smarter than me have some up with a way to take-on a supreme court decision that has formed the foundation for misusing the interstate commerce clause of the constitution for all kinds of federal abuse of power. Regardless, this is very interesting stuff.
1 posted on 05/08/2009 3:06:39 PM PDT by Pantera
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To: Pantera

Most liberals take the blue pill.


2 posted on 05/08/2009 3:09:09 PM PDT by BlueStateBlues (Blue State business, Red State heart.........Palin 2012, can't come soon enough.)
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To: Pantera
I wish Glenn would keep hammering ACORN.

ACORN is truly a threat to America.

3 posted on 05/08/2009 3:12:52 PM PDT by blam
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To: Pantera
I listened to most of his show today.

I know Beck's passion and big heart is part of his appeal, but he sounded like he was off the reservation with this Matrix stuff.

I'm a certified lunatic so if it sounded way out to me, it must have been really weird for the stiffs out there...

4 posted on 05/08/2009 3:16:17 PM PDT by liberty_lvr (In the history of mandkind, never have so many been so proud of doing so little.)
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To: liberty_lvr

LOL


5 posted on 05/08/2009 3:17:36 PM PDT by unkus
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To: Pantera

This is the way to do it. In fact, its the ONLY way to do it without killing people.

If every state that cares about freedom started enacting laws like this and more... Laws specifically designed to cut the chains... We WOULD be able to break the central governments back.


6 posted on 05/08/2009 3:21:53 PM PDT by myself6 (.)
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To: BlueStateBlues

Most liberals take the RED pill. They are communists. Forget the red state/blue state that the media changed after Reagan, Dems are RED, conservatives are Blue. Let’s start painting the libs/commies as as REDs. Socialist Communists. We have to stop letting them redefine themselves as something they are not.


7 posted on 05/08/2009 3:28:06 PM PDT by Wildbill22
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To: Pantera; All

Those two ACORN ladies he had on his show are the most amazing, intelligent folks I have heard in a long time if ever.

I could have listened to them 24/7. They really had some revealing facts.

I probably will not be able to sleep well tonight of what they revealed.


8 posted on 05/08/2009 3:30:07 PM PDT by Gatún(CraigIsaMangoTreeLawyer)
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To: Wildbill22

The blue pill, in Matrix language, means you hide your head in the sand and accept the image of the world “they” want to give you. Without question or without awakening. This is from the 1999 Matrix movie.


9 posted on 05/08/2009 3:31:11 PM PDT by BlueStateBlues (Blue State business, Red State heart.........Palin 2012, can't come soon enough.)
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To: Pantera
So I should probably use Montana. If it is made in Montana, purchased in Montana and remains in Montana, there is no reason the federal government should have any regulation on that gun.

Didn't California or Oregon try to do much the same, only it was marijuana, not arms?

10 posted on 05/08/2009 3:32:21 PM PDT by El Gato ("The Second Amendment is the RESET button of the United States Constitution." -- Doug McKay)
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To: El Gato

Ever hear of the Guns and Dope Party? They say that if all the 2nd amendmentb advocates and marijuana reformers joined forces they could sway every election.


11 posted on 05/08/2009 3:37:12 PM PDT by BlueStateBlues (Blue State business, Red State heart.........Palin 2012, can't come soon enough.)
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To: BlueStateBlues

I think what he is referring to is what is *really* going on behind the scenes. Wall Street should be in the red from the super high unemployment and it isn’t. It is NOT responding like a free market because it is being manipulated. Of course, we all know we have a puppet president. I feel sorta sorry for him, someone has their hand so far up his @ss and someone else is pulling his strings. I am with Glenn, none of this makes any sense. This whole 2 party thing is like the WWF.


12 posted on 05/08/2009 3:38:52 PM PDT by momincombatboots (The last experience of the sinner is the horrible enslavement of the freedom he desired. -C.S. Lewis)
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To: Pantera

See Wickard v. Filburn. That was the case that set precedent for the SCOTUS to presume that ANY transaction, even if all of the supporting transactions are entirely within a state, MIGHT affect interstate commerce, and thus is under jurisdiction of the federal leviathan.

In the case of Wickard, they SCOTUS observed that wheat raised and sold in Kansas still influenced the wheat price elsewhere, thus the commerce could be regulated by the feds.


13 posted on 05/08/2009 3:44:03 PM PDT by oblomov (Every election is a sort of advance auction sale of stolen goods. - Mencken)
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To: Gatún(CraigIsaMangoTreeLawyer)

Would you elaborate?


14 posted on 05/08/2009 3:47:11 PM PDT by oblomov (Every election is a sort of advance auction sale of stolen goods. - Mencken)
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To: Pantera

bookmark


15 posted on 05/08/2009 3:48:40 PM PDT by GOP Poet
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To: Pantera

bookmark


16 posted on 05/08/2009 3:50:25 PM PDT by GOP Poet
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To: Pantera
From the link:

I think it was 1941 or maybe 1942, about a farmer who just wanted to grow wheat. He was only growing wheat. He was grinding it. His wife was making bread. He wasn't selling it. He was doing it himself. The government made the case that he couldn't do that without federal regulation. It was fought in court. It was finally decided. That one case changed America. When that one case happened, now everything now you had to have certain hour workweek. Now you had to have federal regulations of hourly wages. Now the state could tell every businessman, every farm owner, every individual exactly what to do. Forget about the state. It was the State with a capital S. It changed and buried our Constitution and our founders' dream. What they're doing in Montana is challenging that, in the way that the justices have been waiting.

The case was, Wickard v. Filburn, 317 U.S. 111 (1942)

Read it and barf.

But, OTOH, even earlier, much the same Court found that "infringing" on the right to keep and bear arms was OK, as long as it was done under the power to tax, and the arms were Not in Common Use. United States v. Miller, 307 U.S. 174 (1939)

17 posted on 05/08/2009 3:50:58 PM PDT by El Gato ("The Second Amendment is the RESET button of the United States Constitution." -- Doug McKay)
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To: oblomov

I am sorry. I was maybe out of line.

Even though it was probably not the place, I needed to emphasize Glenn’s interview with those two brave ACORN ladies who could very well be hunted down for the rest of their lives for going public.

They were brilliant!!!


18 posted on 05/08/2009 4:02:55 PM PDT by Gatún(CraigIsaMangoTreeLawyer)
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To: Gatún(CraigIsaMangoTreeLawyer)

Agreed- I actually got chills listening to them. I will long remember that interview.

Glenn- I worry about him sometimes- he’s waaaaaay over the top- and I LIKE enthusiasm and passion.


19 posted on 05/08/2009 4:05:05 PM PDT by SE Mom (Proud mom of an Iraq war combat vet)
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To: Pantera
Back in the 60's, when I was with the FDA, we established federal jurisdiction over amphetamines that were manufactured and sold within a given state by introducing evidence that the constituent chemicals were produced out of state, and hence subject to the interstate commerce clause. I can foresee a situation where the Holder DOJ would claim that the feds could step in because, say, the steel used in the firearms was produced outside of the state in which the gun was assembled.
20 posted on 05/08/2009 4:08:12 PM PDT by Salvey
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To: BlueStateBlues
Ever hear of the Guns and Dope Party?

Near as I can tell it's a weekly event on the social calendar in parts of Texas.
21 posted on 05/08/2009 4:08:56 PM PDT by CowboyJay (Can a dead guy get a break around here?)
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To: Pantera
What shuts the matrix off?


Guns! Lots of guns!

22 posted on 05/08/2009 4:13:46 PM PDT by atomic_dog
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To: Pantera

Is Glenn the One to take on Agent Obama?


23 posted on 05/08/2009 4:15:28 PM PDT by kaehurowing
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To: SE Mom

“I actually got chills listening to them”

Yes. It was chilling. I don’t think I will be able to sleep tonight thinking of those ladies and their safety.

Thank you for your support.


24 posted on 05/08/2009 4:18:30 PM PDT by Gatún(CraigIsaMangoTreeLawyer)
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To: liberty_lvr

I think he’s trying to get the younger people to connect “the Matrix” to our govt.The Matrix goals are closely resembling our govt.


25 posted on 05/08/2009 4:19:48 PM PDT by philetus (Keep doing what you always do and you'll keep getting what you always get.)
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To: Pantera

Read Rhenquist’s opinion in US v Lopez No. 93-1260, (93-1260), 514 U.S. 549 (1995) clarifying the boundaries of the application of the Interstate Commerce Clause: http://www.law.cornell.edu/supct/html/93-1260.ZO.html


26 posted on 05/08/2009 4:26:25 PM PDT by marsh2
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To: marsh2

bump


27 posted on 05/08/2009 4:27:51 PM PDT by Scythian
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To: El Gato
Didn't California or Oregon try to do much the same, only it was marijuana, not arms?

Yes. It was California. Liberal judges on the Supreme Court upheld the Feds, citing interstate commerce clause. Justice Thomas and other conservative judges dissented. Thomas wrote great opinion pretty much saying that if you would use the interstate commerce clause then it could be applied to virtually anything. Since this was about pot, it really shows that for the libs it really is all about more power. They'll interpret the constitution in the most tortuous way possible to take power away from the states and the people.

28 posted on 05/08/2009 4:34:22 PM PDT by TexasKamaAina
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To: SE Mom

“Glenn- I worry about him”

As well as I.


29 posted on 05/08/2009 5:56:55 PM PDT by Gatún(CraigIsaMangoTreeLawyer)
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