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Spotlight From Glenn Beck Brings a CUNY Professor (Frances Fox Piven) Threats
New York Times ^ | January 21, 2011 | BRIAN STELTER

Posted on 01/22/2011 5:38:16 AM PST by reaganaut1

On his daily radio and television shows, Glenn Beck has elevated once-obscure conservative thinkers onto best-seller lists. Recently, he has elevated a 78-year-old liberal academic to celebrity of a different sort, in a way that some say is endangering her life.

Frances Fox Piven, a City University of New York professor, has been a primary character in Mr. Beck’s warnings about a progressive take-down of America. Ms. Piven, Mr. Beck says, is responsible for a plan to “intentionally collapse our economic system.”

Her name has become a kind of shorthand for “enemy” on Mr. Beck’s Fox News Channel program, which is watched by more than 2 million people, and on one of his Web sites, The Blaze. This week, Mr. Beck suggested on television that she was an enemy of the Constitution.

Never mind that Ms. Piven’s radical plan to help poor people was published 45 years ago, when Mr. Beck was a toddler. Anonymous visitors to his Web site have called for her death, and some, she said, have contacted her directly via e-mail.

In response, a liberal nonprofit group, the Center for Constitutional Rights, wrote to the chairman of Fox News, Roger Ailes, on Thursday to ask him to put a stop to Mr. Beck’s “false accusations” about Ms. Piven.

“Mr. Beck is putting Professor Piven in actual physical danger of a violent response,” the group wrote.

Fox News disagrees. Joel Cheatwood, a senior vice president, said Friday that Mr. Beck would not be ordered to stop talking about Ms. Piven on television. He said Mr. Beck had quoted her accurately and had never threatened her.

“ ‘The Glenn Beck Program,’ probably above and beyond any on television, has denounced violence repeatedly,” Mr. Cheatwood said.

(Excerpt) Read more at nytimes.com ...


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She (and Obama) are enemies of our free enterprise system, and Beck has the right to say so.
1 posted on 01/22/2011 5:38:22 AM PST by reaganaut1
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To: reaganaut1

Spotlight on Piven’s own words.


2 posted on 01/22/2011 5:39:59 AM PST by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin! (look it up))
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To: cripplecreek

boo hoo


3 posted on 01/22/2011 5:41:09 AM PST by Doogle ((USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated))
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To: reaganaut1

This is BS. Mrs. Pivens has systematically been depriving especially minority groups to enjoy a good life for decades. It is ridiculous to say Beck is inciting death threats. The only people I have seen who are doing this are the Left. Their hate just fills the air with a stink almost indescribable it is so bad.


4 posted on 01/22/2011 5:43:45 AM PST by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote; then find me a real conservative to vote for)
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To: reaganaut1

Yeah well, heres a quarter. Call me when she receives more tha Palin or Limbaugh.


5 posted on 01/22/2011 5:44:16 AM PST by dforest
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To: reaganaut1

Sarah who?


6 posted on 01/22/2011 5:44:57 AM PST by Flintlock
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To: cripplecreek

With video. If you don’t want to be in the spotlight, stay out of it, frances.
She said what she said. Note they didn’t call Beck on the truth, only on their version of it. She is an “acedemic/” Big effn deal.


7 posted on 01/22/2011 5:45:00 AM PST by MestaMachine (Sarah-If she runs, WE will win!)
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To: Doogle
Any examples of these 'threatening e-mails'?

Of course not.

8 posted on 01/22/2011 5:45:29 AM PST by who knows what evil? (G-d saved more animals than people on the ark...www.siameserescue.org.)
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To: freekitty

She recently complained that we don’t have rioting in the streets like Turkey.


9 posted on 01/22/2011 5:45:41 AM PST by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin! (look it up))
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To: reaganaut1

Typical liberal response. Anything goes until it’s turned back on them and then they cry unfair.


10 posted on 01/22/2011 5:46:48 AM PST by ladyvet ( I would rather have Incitatus then the asses that are in congress today.)
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To: cripplecreek

You mean Greece? That’s what the article said.


11 posted on 01/22/2011 5:47:11 AM PST by reaganaut1
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To: reaganaut1

Thank you Glenn Beck, for making another pinko-commie squirm under the light of truth.


12 posted on 01/22/2011 5:47:20 AM PST by oh8eleven (RVN '67-'68)
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To: reaganaut1

The Center for Constitutional Rights wants to limit Beck’s free speech? LOL


13 posted on 01/22/2011 5:47:30 AM PST by Drango (NO-vember is payback for April 15th)
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To: MestaMachine
She is an “acedemic/”

Screw academics...sick of their whining and their progressive BS.

14 posted on 01/22/2011 5:47:48 AM PST by who knows what evil? (G-d saved more animals than people on the ark...www.siameserescue.org.)
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To: MestaMachine

academic.
ackademic.
acidemic
assedemic.
Whatever.


15 posted on 01/22/2011 5:47:51 AM PST by MestaMachine (Sarah-If she runs, WE will win!)
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To: reaganaut1

A hit dog howls. The Right has been very cowardly in shining the light of truth on these Marxist cockroaches who have been sabotaging the nation for decades from their university covens. People, especially parents and taxpayers paying their salaries, need to know what these enemies of freedom have written and taught generations of students.
Right on, Glenn Beck and Roger Ailes! You are patriots.


16 posted on 01/22/2011 5:47:55 AM PST by kittymyrib
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To: reaganaut1
Very hypocritical -- even for the NEW YORK TIMES.

The NEW YORK TIMES has no problem exposing America's
secrets during war, but always is there to protect
terrorists, murderers, and America's enemies.

BEHIND ENEMY LINES


LEAKING AMERICAN SECRETS TODAY


LEAKING AMERICAN SECRETS IN THE PAST


17 posted on 01/22/2011 5:48:25 AM PST by Diogenesis (Si vis pacem, para bellum)
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To: cripplecreek

Hilarity ensues...this is the same little itty bitty woman who together with her deceased husband used the Watts (LA) riots of the mid’60’s as their inspiration for their Cloward-Piven theory for societal change. Nothing non-violent about that!


18 posted on 01/22/2011 5:48:43 AM PST by Hotlanta Mike (TeaNami)
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To: reaganaut1

Yeah. Doesn’t really matter. She just wants riots to bring about “justice”.


19 posted on 01/22/2011 5:49:03 AM PST by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin! (look it up))
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To: who knows what evil?

Caught that. Hit post and watched it fly right by. Gah!


20 posted on 01/22/2011 5:49:10 AM PST by MestaMachine (Sarah-If she runs, WE will win!)
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To: who knows what evil?

....YEAH, same place where Durbin got his letter....


21 posted on 01/22/2011 5:50:02 AM PST by Doogle ((USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated))
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To: Hotlanta Mike

Frances Fox Piven is a primary example of why LSD has been illegal since the late 60’s


22 posted on 01/22/2011 5:51:26 AM PST by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin! (look it up))
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To: reaganaut1

These people, like Pivens, who want to destroy America also seek its protections and threaten the rights of those who would out them and their intent (Beck). They want to do their evil in obscurity, behind the magical curtain. The advocate group, CCR, is a straight out Communist group, with the progeny of none other than Julius and Ethel Rosenberg. I am glad Fox told them to bug off.


23 posted on 01/22/2011 5:52:11 AM PST by EDINVA
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To: reaganaut1

The clips Beck has been playing are recent interviews and lectures she has given. Her words not his.


24 posted on 01/22/2011 5:53:02 AM PST by opentalk
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To: reaganaut1; All

If you miss an episode of Glenn Beck’s terrific Fox News show, you can watch it online here:
http://www.watchglennbeck.com/


25 posted on 01/22/2011 5:53:26 AM PST by ETL (ALL (most?) of the Obama-commie connections at my FR Home page: http://www.freerepublic.com/~etl/)
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To: reaganaut1

The boy who wrote this forgot to include the Cloward-Pivens basking in the spotlight of glory at the signing of motor voter by the Toon.


26 posted on 01/22/2011 5:53:53 AM PST by gusopol3
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To: who knows what evil?

Precisely.

But, if the NYT publishes a lying story like that, maybe some clown will send her a real threat and then they’ll really have some shiite to write about.

The NYT and its Gay Mafia...should have been drug away with the real Mafia the other day.


27 posted on 01/22/2011 5:53:58 AM PST by Scanian
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To: reaganaut1
By this, she's spotlighting herself....

..great opportunity to widen Beck's message about her...

..get the Piven quotes out while this is news!!

Beck will survive this....but she might get her obnoxious notoriety exposed.

28 posted on 01/22/2011 5:54:27 AM PST by Guenevere (....)
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To: MestaMachine

Happens to me ALLLLLL the time... :-)


29 posted on 01/22/2011 5:54:36 AM PST by who knows what evil? (G-d saved more animals than people on the ark...www.siameserescue.org.)
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To: reaganaut1
She said “a little bit of violence” would not hurt... just days before Gifford's attempted assassination.
30 posted on 01/22/2011 5:54:46 AM PST by PIF (They came for me and mine .. now it is your turn..)
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To: reaganaut1; All
The Cloward-Piven Strategy of Manufactured Crisis - Mark Levin Show

http://www.examiner.com/independent-in-washington-dc/for-mark-levin-listeners

31 posted on 01/22/2011 5:56:13 AM PST by ETL (ALL (most?) of the Obama-commie connections at my FR Home page: http://www.freerepublic.com/~etl/)
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To: cripplecreek

She sure did...

And sometimes what you sow is what you reap.

Of course, so far all we’ve gotten from that old cow is hot air.


32 posted on 01/22/2011 5:56:58 AM PST by Scanian
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To: Flintlock
Sarah who?
33 posted on 01/22/2011 5:58:28 AM PST by Hotlanta Mike (TeaNami)
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To: reaganaut1

If Beck said anything that implied anyone should respond to her views with violence, she should report that to the authorities.

If Beck distorted or lied about her views, she’s got a mouthpiece at the Times to correct those lies or distortions.

If Beck presented her views accurately, and she no longer holds to them, she can renounce them.

If Beck presented her views accurately and she still sticks to them, her gripe is with the loons who are threatening her, not Beck.


34 posted on 01/22/2011 5:58:43 AM PST by Stosh
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To: reaganaut1

The left is mad because one after-effect of the Giffords shooting is that all their violence is now going to be highlighted. They won’t be able to use the MO’s they’ve used for years. Piven included. Ha.


35 posted on 01/22/2011 5:59:11 AM PST by what's up
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To: reaganaut1

Now that’s what I call support from the Boss.


36 posted on 01/22/2011 5:59:27 AM PST by Rappini ("Pro deo et Patria.)
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To: reaganaut1

bttt


37 posted on 01/22/2011 5:59:31 AM PST by Matthew James (SPEARHEAD!)
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To: reaganaut1
Perhaps Ms. Piven should have taken heed when she heard the old adage that goes something like this:

"Be careful what you say! It may come back to haunt you."

38 posted on 01/22/2011 5:59:34 AM PST by Bigun ("It is difficult to free fools from the chains they revere." Voltaire)
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To: who knows what evil?

The soft boys on the Times management team are impressed with “academics.”

They might teach death, destruction, and chaos but they’re from academe, so that makes them special.


39 posted on 01/22/2011 6:00:05 AM PST by Scanian
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To: reaganaut1

Still I don’t trust Beck.


40 posted on 01/22/2011 6:00:52 AM PST by investigateworld (Buy Ammo!)
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To: reaganaut1
So this Commie Moonbat was for violence before she was against it?

Typical.

41 posted on 01/22/2011 6:01:04 AM PST by csvset
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To: Diogenesis

You did so well with those...do you have one of Castro proclaiming, “I got my job through the New York Times?”

Very old joke but accurate.


42 posted on 01/22/2011 6:02:08 AM PST by Scanian
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To: kittymyrib
These Alinskyites don't like it when the Rules for Radicals are turned against them...
43 posted on 01/22/2011 6:02:18 AM PST by Hotlanta Mike (TeaNami)
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To: Hotlanta Mike

She obviously enjoys hiding behind her granny image.

Beck doesn’t fall for it...let’s hope the rest of the Right follows his example.

Soros is about her same age and look at all the hell he raises. Franny should get the same scrutiny since she’s the same sort of devil.


44 posted on 01/22/2011 6:05:51 AM PST by Scanian
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To: cripplecreek

I don’t think it’s drugs...I think she’s just an old c-word.

Of course, she was once a young c-word with a husband cut from the same cloth.


45 posted on 01/22/2011 6:07:58 AM PST by Scanian
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To: cripplecreek

Frances Fox Piven is a primary example of why LSD has been illegal since the late 60’s...wasn’t Timothy Leahry who taught psychology at Harvard University a hero to that generation of “academics”

http://www.untoldentertainment.com/blog/img/2010_09_04/timothyLeary.jpg

Turn on, Tune in, Drop Out and all that!!!


46 posted on 01/22/2011 6:08:22 AM PST by Hotlanta Mike (TeaNami)
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To: reaganaut1; All

Most liberals are just so incredibly stupid and/or naive that they don’t even recognize or understand a threat when they see it. Far lefties, on the other hand, know full well what they are doing and use these idiots to advance their destroy America agenda.


47 posted on 01/22/2011 6:08:36 AM PST by ETL (ALL (most?) of the Obama-commie connections at my FR Home page: http://www.freerepublic.com/~etl/)
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To: opentalk

Bbbbut that’s ACADEMIC FREEDOM!

/s


48 posted on 01/22/2011 6:09:02 AM PST by Scanian
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To: gusopol3

There ya go.

I’d love to be able to connect her to Hitlery.


49 posted on 01/22/2011 6:09:58 AM PST by Scanian
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To: reaganaut1

Libs have a long and distinguished tradition of making threats against themselves.

Complaint: The term “liberal academic” is an oxymoron.

Liberals dominate the universities.

Which is why the quality of the universities is right down there with Microsoft.


50 posted on 01/22/2011 6:11:30 AM PST by Da Coyote
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